Official Rules

Official Rules.

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER. YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING DO NOT INCREASE WITH A PURCHASE.
1. Eligibility

Must be 18 years and old with a valid email address. Employees and relatives of employees are not eligible to enter. Void where prohibited by law.

2. Sponsorship
Sweepstakes is a product of MEGAMACE, Inc. with business address at  2150 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90006. 

3. Agreement to the Rules
By entering this contest, participants agree to abide by the Sponsor's (MEGAMACE, Inc) Official Rules and decisions. Sponsor has the sole discretion to refuse, withdraw, or disqualify entires. Participant agrees to accept the decision of the Sponsor. The prize awarded is not redeemable for cash value. 

4. Entry Period
Entries to the Sweepstakes are accepted on an ongoing basis with a winner drawn the last Friday of every month beginning February 28, 2020. Drawings are done in PST. 

5. How to Enter
Entrance received only on this website https://mailchi.mp/megamace/giveawaycontest are valid. One entry per person. An entry is rolled into future drawings automatically. Violation of these rules, including fraudulent methods or circumvention of the rules, may result in Sponsor invalidating a participant's entry. 

6. Prizes

Winner(s) will receive a set period of a free-of-charge streaming membership and all that includes as part of a MEGAMACE Fitness membership. 

Provide information about what the winner(s) will receive and include the estimated retail value. Determine if you need to include information about whether or not the prize is transferable, how prizes may be substituted at your sole discretion, how acceptance of the prize grants you permission to use the Winners entry, name, and likeness for advertising, promotion, and trade without further compensation or remuneration unless prohibited by law.

If your prize is worth more than $600 and you are conducting your giveaway in the United States, you will need to collect the winner’s social security number and issue a 1099 for tax purposes.

7. Odds
Provide participants with a statement about how the odds of winning is dependent upon the number of eligible entries received.

8. Selection and Notification of Winner

In this section, explain how the winner will be selected (random drawing, a panel of judges if a skills-based contest, etc.) under your supervision. Tell participants how and when you plan to notify the winner. Define the timeframe that the winner has to claim his or her prize and the prize may be forfeited if he/she doesn’t contact you within the time limit.
We will notify winner by email. 

You may also want to add language about how the Sponsor (your company) isn’t liable for the winner’s failure to receive notification of winning if he or she provided a wrong email address or incorrect phone number or if their email security settings caused your prize notification to go into the spam or junk folder.

Additional considerations include 1) circumstances under which you may select an alternate winner, receipt of the prize is upon the condition of compliance with federal, state, and local laws, etc.

9. Rights Granted by the Entrant

Here, you should explain the rights that the participant grants to you, the Sponsor, upon submission of an entry into the sweepstakes or contest. This section may include the right to use the participant’s submission, voice, likeness, image, statements about the contest, etc., for publicity, news, advertising, promotional purposes, trade, and so forth, without any further notice, review, consent, compensation or remuneration.

NOTE: if you’re conducting a contest based on participants submitting photos, writing, or other work, you may want to consider adding language about how entries must be original work and not violate anyone’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. You could also include the consequences for entries that infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others (disqualification of the participant) and any claims that arise as a result of infringement (“You shall defend or settle against such claims at your sole expense, and You shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Sponsor from any suit, etc.)

10. Terms and Conditions
Under the Terms & Conditions section, list everything that you as the Sponsor reserve the right to modify, suspend, cancel or terminate in the event that non-authorized human intervention, a bug or virus, fraud, or other causes beyond your control impact or corrupt the security, fairness, proper conduct, or administration of the contest/sweepstakes.
Discuss your rights to disqualify anyone who violates the terms, as well as your rights to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law in cases where a participant has caused deliberate damage or undermined the legal operation of the promotion.

11. Limitation of Liability

Specify how the participant’s entry into your contest or sweepstakes constitutes his or her agreement to release and hold harmless the Sponsor (your company) and its subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, etc., against all claims liability, illness, injury, death, loss, etc., that occurs directly or indirectly from participation in the contest or use/misuse of the awarded prize.

12. Disputes
This section should cover how disputes will be handled. Carefully define how the entrant agrees, as a condition of participating in the promotion, that disputes not resolved between the participant and your company shall be individually resolved exclusively before a court located in your state, without resorting to any form of class action. Think about verbiage that states that the entrants waive all rights to punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, and they waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

13. Privacy Policy
Tell your participants how their information is subject to your privacy policy and where to find the privacy policy on your website. International and even state governments within the U.S. have adopted privacy laws that you need to comply with when it comes to collecting consumer data. Be sure your privacy policy complies with those laws where you plan to execute your promotion.

14. Social Media Platform Rules

In this section, you should directly address any rules specific to the channels where you plan to promote or administer your promotion.
For example, Facebook requires that you include the following verbiage if you plan to use Facebook to communicate or administer your contest or sweepstakes: The [Sweepstakes or Contest] hosted by [your company name] is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.

The Free Membership Sweepstakes hosted by MEGAMACE Fitness is no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with YouTube. YouTube is released from any and all liability related to the contest. All entries must comply with the YouTube Community Guidelines. All entries that do not comply will be disqualified. 

15. Affirmation of Acceptance of and Agreement to All of the Official Rules
Wrap up your Official Rules by explaining that by entering the contest, the entrant has affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules. Also consider including a checkbox on your entry form that states something like, “By checking here, You, the Entrant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules.”