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Zappos Golden Backpack Sweepstakes Rules

THE GOLDEN BACKPACK SWEEPSTAKES
ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN ONE OF THREE BACKPACKS FILLED WITH SCHOOL SUPPLIES AND A ZAPPOS.COM GIFT CARD.

OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

A PURCHASE OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. IN ORDER TO ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES YOU MUST BE THE OLDER OF EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE OR THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN YOUR STATE OF RESIDENCE AS OF THE ENTRY DATE AND A LEGAL RESIDENT OF AND CURRENTLY RESIDING IN ONE OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, (EXCLUDING PUERTO RICO, ALL U.S. TERRITORIES AND OVESEAS MILITARY INSTALLATIONS). THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED, OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH FACEBOOK.


1. SWEEPSTAKES OVERVIEW/HOW TO ENTER.
Entry into the Golden Backpack Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on July 30, 2017 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on August 12, 2017 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Any entries received after the Sweepstakes Period will not be considered. Zappos IP, Inc. is the Sweepstakes “Sponsor.” You may enter via one of the two entry methods listed below.

Entry Method #1:
Sign up for Zappos Rewards. To sign up:
1. Go to www.zappos.com/golden-backpack (the “Website”);
2. Click the “Join Zappos Rewards” button to enter the Zappos Rewards page
3. Click “Join Now”
4. Create a Zappos.com account, if you do not already have one;
5. Enter your Zappos account login email and password;
6. Review the Zappos Rewards Program Terms & Conditions and click the checkbox if you agree to the terms and conditions;
7. Click “Log In”.
You are now a Zappos Rewards member and automatically entered into the Sweepstakes.

OR

Entry Method #2:
Send an e-mail to zapposgiveaways@zappos.com with your first and last name, email address and phone number in the body of the email, and with the subject line “The Golden Backpack Sweepstakes Entry”.

No purchase is required and purchases will not increase your chance of winning. Limit one (1) entry per person, regardless of method of entry. Entering more than once is prohibited and does not increase your chances of winning. If more than one (1) entry, per person, is submitted, Sponsor will only consider the first entry submitted. Entries will not be acknowledged or returned. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants understand and agree that they will be automatically opted-in to Sponsor’s email list to receive email announcements and special offers from Sponsor, and that the Sweepstakes entry overrides any previous option to opt-out of receiving marketing materials but entrant will always have the opportunity to opt-out of future emails. Information collected from entrant’s entry may be used by Sponsor to notify you if you are a winner. Failure to comply with these instructions, provide required information, or abide by these Official Rules will result in disqualification. Failure to provide true and accurate information will automatically disqualify you from participating in the Sweepstakes. Entry into the Sweepstakes does not constitute entry into any other promotion, contest or sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects.

Illegible and/or incomplete entries and entries submitted by entrants who do not meet the eligibility requirements (including all requirements with respect to age and location) are void. Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries, for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, for lost or unavailable network connections, or for failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions or any human error which may occur in the receipt or processing of the entries. Proof of entering information at the Website does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the scheduling of the Sweepstakes without prior notification. Use of computer programs, macro, programmed, robotic, automatic and other similar means to enter the Sweepstakes is prohibited and may result in the disqualification of the entrant. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the e-mail account is registered to on the date the entry is submitted. The Website database clock will be the official time keeper for this Sweepstakes. In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible.

2. YOUR PRIVACY. Sponsor’s use of entries are treated pursuant to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. See Sponsor’s Privacy Policy at: http://www.zappos.com/privacy-policy. Any information collected from entrants will not be shared with Facebook or any social media sites used to advertise the Sweepstakes.

  1. THE DRAWING. Potential winners will be selected at a commercially reasonable time after the Sweepstakes Period in a random drawing from all eligible entries received by Sponsor, the judge of the Sweepstakes, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Entrants need not be present to win. Sponsor will notify the potential winners at a time that is commercially reasonable thereafter. The potential winners will be notified via email. Potential winners have three (3) days to respond to Sponsor. In the event a potential winner does not respond within three (3) days of notification, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify the potential winner and randomly choose an alternate potential winner from the remaining eligible entries. Entrants’ odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. If a dispute arises over entitlement to the Prize (as defined below), the winner is the person to whom the e-mail account was assigned by the appropriate agency, internet service provider, business, or organization. Winners may be required to provide a valid, government-issued form of identification that matches the name under which the winner entered. If any Prize, Prize notification or Sweepstakes-related communication is lost, rejected, faulty, or returned as undeliverable or if a winner cannot be reached after a reasonable attempt has been made by Sponsor (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion), that winner will be disqualified and an alternate potential winner will be randomly selected. If any potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Sweepstakes Rules or declines the Prize for any reason prior to award, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate potential winner will be selected. If, for any reason, more bona fide winners come forward to claim the Prize in excess of the number of each type of Prize set forth in these Official Sweepstakes Rules, the winner, or remaining winners, as the case may be, of the advertised Prize may be selected in a random drawing from among all persons making purportedly valid claims for the Prize. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances.

  2. THE PRIZES. Sponsor will award three (3) Prizes (the “Prizes,” each a “Prize”), The grand prize will consist of a backpack filled with school supplies, a Zappos water bottle, and one (1) $1,000.00 Zappos gift card (“Grand Prize”), the second prize will consist of a backpack filled with school supplies, a Zappos water bottle, and one (1) $500.00 Zappos gift card (“Second Prize”), and the third prize will consist of a backpack filled with school supplies, a Zappos water bottle, and one (1) $250.00 Zappos gift card (“Third Prize”). Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $1061.18, ARV of the First Prize if $561.18, and ARV of the Second Prize is $311.18. Total ARV of all Prizes awarded in the Sweepstakes: $1,933.54. The stated ARV of the Prizes is based on available information provided to Sponsor. If applicable, the Prize winners will be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and for any other fees or costs associated with the Prize they receive. No cash redemption or Prize substitution allowed, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute cash value or another prize it believes is of equal or greater value. Prizes are non-transferable and will be awarded. Each entry, no matter the method, will have an equal chance of winning. The winners agree to accept the Prizes “as is”, and entrants hereby acknowledge that Sponsor has neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prizes, including, without limitation, to the Prize’s quality, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or express warranties (if any) provided exclusively by a supplier that are sent along with the Prizes. Sponsor will not replace a lost or stolen Prize. Acceptance of a Prize constitutes Winner’s acceptance of the Terms and Conditions for electronic gift cards set forth online at: http://www.zappos.com/zappos-gift-cards.

  3. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION. The Prize winners may be required to complete and return a declaration of eligibility, release of liability and a publicity release before receiving their Prize. The winners are responsible for paying all federal, state and/or local taxes, and for any other fees, costs or expenses associated with the Prize they receive, as applicable. Accepting a Prize constitutes permission to use a winner’s name, city, state, and likeness (including his/her voice, biographical information, city and state of residence, statements, video, likeness and/or photograph(s)) for advertising and promotional purposes without compensation or notice to the extent permitted by law.

  4. ELIGIBILITY/GENERAL RULES. This Sweepstakes is only open to natural persons who are legal residents and physically located in one (1) of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, all U.S. Territories and Possessions and all Overseas Military Installations) and who are the older of eighteen (18) years of age or the age of majority in the entrant’s state of residence as of the date of entry. Employees of Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, advertising and promotional agencies, their immediate family members (defined for these purposes as including spouses, parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step- siblings, and each of their respective spouses), and/or those living in the same household of each (whether legally related or not) are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. By entering and participating, entrant agrees to hold harmless, defend and indemnify (1) Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, agents, and affiliates and the officers, directors, employees, advertising and promotional agencies of each such entity (“Sweepstakes Entities”); and (2) Facebook from and against any and all claims, demands, liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described), losses, costs or expenses, with respect to or arising out of or related to (i) entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes, or (ii) entrant’s participation in any Prize-related activities, acceptance of a Prize and/or use or mis-use of a Prize (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury or death caused to any person(s)). The Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for: (i) typographical errors and for misdirected or incomplete entries, (ii) for problems with telephone lines, computer systems or equipment, failure of e-mail, or (iii) problems with the Internet or entrant’s connection to it. If in our sole discretion Sponsor finds actual or suspected tampering with the promotion, or automated entries, or technical difficulties that affect an entry or the promotion, Sponsor reserves the right to void any entries and/or to change the promotion. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection due to computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, human error or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds who tampers with the entry process, operation of the Sweepstakes or Website, and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes without notice and to select the winner from all eligible entries received prior to the cancellation or termination. The Sweepstakes Entities assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, problems or technical malfunctions of any computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of human error, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or tampering with or hacking of Website, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to any entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY ALTER OR DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATIONS OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

  5. GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTION. The Sweepstakes and these Official Sweepstakes Rules are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the substantive laws of the State of Nevada (as distinguished from the choice of law rules) and the United States of America applicable to contracts made and performed entirely in Nevada and where the relevant contacts are with such state. All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. By entering, entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in Nevada. Except where prohibited, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, the Prizes awarded, or the determination of the winner shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will an entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than entrant’s actual out-pocket expenses, and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

  6. WINNER INFORMATION. For the names of the Prize winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Zappos IP, Inc., The Golden Backpack Sweepstakes, Attn: Zappos Content Team, 400 East Stewart Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101. Requests must be received no later than sixty (60) days after the close of the Sweepstakes Period.

  7. SPONSOR. Zappos IP, Inc., 400 East Stewart Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101 is the sole sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to change or cancel the promotion at any time.

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