Thank you for visiting RocketSweep! Listed below are the Official Rules for RocketSweep Sweepstakes. The sweepstakes are not yet officially live and will not be live until announced on RocketSweep.com. The rules below are subject to change between the time you are reading this and when the sweepstakes officially begin. We encourage you to read the Official Rules now and also when the sweepstakes begin in case anything has changed.
RocketSweep reserves the right to change the Official Rules for different sweepstakes offered by Rocketsweep, but once an Official Rules list had been posted for a live sweepstake, the Official Rules for that specific sweepstake will not be changed during the entirety of that sweepstake. Entrant must unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by the Official Rules and the decisions of the owners, operators, and administrators of RocketSweep, which shall be final and binding in all respects for each sweepstake the Entrant enters within rocketsweep.com.
ROCKETSWEEP SWEEPSTAKE - OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
The Sponsor: This giveaway is sponsored by us, RocketSweep, LLC, Address to be determined later.
Who is eligible: To be eligible, you must be a legal resident of one of the following forty-seven (47) US states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming or the District of Columbia. Players must be age eighteen (18) AND OLDER. If the player resides in state where age of majority is over eighteen (18), then the player is required to meet their state’s age of majority to enter). NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE OR IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THE ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND UPON THE NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED DURING ANY APPLICABLE SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD. VOID in NEW YORK, RHODE ISLAND, FLORIDA AND WHERE PROHIBITED.
Who is not eligible: You are not eligible if you are an owner, operator, officer or employee of RocketSweep, LLC., persons working on this sweepstakes at any level in any capacity or working for any outside companies or agencies involved in the sweepstakes, or if any of your immediate family members fall into any of these categories. You are not eligible if you are a resident of the state of New York, Rhode Island, or Florida.
How to Enter: Enter this sweepstakes by completing and submitting the form found at https://www.rocketsweep.com/sweep. All entries must be completed and received by sponsor during the Entry Period for the entrant to be qualified to win. No limit to entry.
Alternative Method to Entry: An Entrant may also enter the Sweepstake by mailing a 3” x 5” paper or postcard, on which Entrant will be required to hand print their complete name, age, street address (no P.O. Boxes) city, state, ZIP code, at the top, and day and alternate phone numbers (If you do not have a telephone, indicate “no phone”). Each 3”x 5” paper submission will be counted as one (1) Sweepstake entries. Mail in entries will be entered as received and entered into RocketSweep’s computer systems in accordance with its normal processing activities. Entry times for mail in entries may vary depending on processing schedules and are deemed final and binding on each player. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any delays in processing after receiving such entries via US mail.
Failure to comply with this or any other official rule will result in disqualification. Each player must confirm that he/she is of the age of majority in his/her state of residence, by writing the words “I confirm that I am of the age of majority in my state of residence” on the back of the 3” x 5” paper. All mail in entries shall be mailed to an address that will be posted within the Official Rules when the first Sweepstakes Period begins. Limit one 3”x 5” paper entry per envelope. No mechanically reproduced submissions permitted. Illegible or incomplete submissions are void. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, mutilated, or misdirected submissions.
Sweepstakes Period: The sweepstakes shall begin at 12:01 a.m. CST on November 1st, 2018 and end at 11:59 p.m. CST on November 30th 2018.
The Drawing: Within seven (7) days after the Sweepstakes Period, an entrant name will be randomly drawn via computer program. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of entries. The winner is the first name drawn having met all requirements for entry and availability in these rules. The prize winner will be contacted via the email address provided at entry. No substitution, transfer, or assignment of prizes is permitted, except that we reserve the right to substitute a prize of equivalent value in the event the offered prize is unavailable.
The Prize: RocketSweep sells advertising on many pages on rocketsweep.com, and is paid by its advertising partners for this.
The prize of the Sweepstakes will be a cash payment amount equal to the collected payment from advertising revenue on RocketSweep.com during the Sweepstakes period. On the Entry page, the estimated amount of total advertising revenue for the Sweepstakes period will be displayed. THIS IS NOT A GUARANTEED PRIZE VALUE AMOUNT. THIS IS AN ESTIMATE OF THE TOTAL ADVERTISING REVENUE GENERATED SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE SWEEPSTAKE PERIOD.
In the event that RocketSweep is not paid by its advertising partners within 90 days of the Sweepstakes period end date for advertisements sold within the Sweepstakes period, the Prize awarded to the winner will be either $500 or the estimated advertising revenue from the Sweepstakes period, whichever is LESS.
Necessary Availability: Unless otherwise stated herein or prohibited by law, any entrant who is selected as the winner will be contacted via the email address provided at entry. The winner will be given three (3) days to respond to the email confirming acceptance of the Prize. Only one email will be sent. If contact is unsuccessful, or if the winner declines acceptance of the prize, a second email will be randomly drawn by computer program. If contact with the second drawn name is unsuccessful, or if the second winner declines acceptance of the prize, RocketSweep, at its full discretion, may chose to repeat this process until a winner is successfully contacted and declares acceptance of the prize or RocketSweep may decide to contribute the Prize to the Prize in any future sweepstakes hosted by RocketSweep. RocketSweep is not responsible for any delay or failure to receive email notification for any reason, including, but not limited to, inactive email account(s), technical difficulties associated therewith, Winner’s failure to adequately monitor any email account, lost mail, late mail, damaged mail, mutilated mail, or misdirected mail submissions.
Winner’s Obligations: The prize winner is required to execute an affidavit of eligibility as well as a sponsors’ liability and releases within five (5) days following the date of notification. Non-compliance within these obligations may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. The winner grants to RocketSweep, LLC the right to use and publish their names and appropriate images in print and in any other media in connection with this promotion, for advertising and promotional purposes of this giveaway and giveaway without additional compensation unless prohibited by law. The winner must sign and return an appropriate IRS form, if applicable, before receiving a prize. Winners must satisfy all obligations and sponsor must receive all required fully executed documents within fourteen (14) days of notice of winning.
Entries: There is no limit to entry. Players may enter as many times on as many days as possible during the Sweepstakes period. Automated or robotic Entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. Multiple automated entries, or entries submitted by others on your behalf, or entries submitted by you using different identities or addresses, will be considered fraudulent, rendering you ineligible for any prize on any day. Incomplete entries will not be eligible to win. All Entries must be posted by the end of the Sweepstakes Period in order to participate. RocketSweep's database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstake.
Prize Values: The value of the Prize is subject to the amount funds collected from RocketSweep’s advertising partners for advertising sold during the Sweepstake period, plus any amount of money that RocketSweep has agreed to contribute to the Prize amount. This may include additional sponsorship funds, unclaimed prizes from previous Sweepstakes or any other contribution RocketSweep, in its sole discretion, to contribute to the Prize. RocketSweep will display its best estimate of the current Prize value on the Entry page.
Entries not received: The sponsor shall not be responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries; or for any computer, online, telephone or technical malfunctions that may occur. All entries become the property of the sponsor and will not be returned. Odds of winning a prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received. No purchase or email opt-in of any kind will increase an individual’s chances of winning. Sponsor reserves the right, at our sole discretion, to disqualify anyone who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the giveaway if anything required for its conduct should malfunction or be deemed illegal.
Taxes: All taxes on prizes are the responsibility of the prize winners. Subject to the size of the Prize, Winners must sign an IRS Form W-9 before receiving any prize. RocketSweep will issue an IRS Form 1099 for your winnings. Pursuant to IRS Circular 230, these Rules nor any other communication regarding this giveaway is for the purpose of helping you avoid any penalties that may be imposed by federal tax law, and no affected taxpayer may use this giveaway or its rules in that manner.
Entrant's agreement and Entrant’s Release: By entering, you unconditionally agree to and accept the terms of these official rules and by the decisions we make regarding this giveaway, which are final and binding on all matters. If you do not agree to that, please do not enter. Receipt of Prize is dependent upon full, timely completion of all requirements. By entering, you also release and hold harmless RocketSweep, LLC and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Sweepstake, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant's entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Sweepstake, acceptance or use or misuse of the Prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless RocketSweep, LLC from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorneys fees) arising out of or relating to an entrant's participation in the Sweepstake and/or the Entrant's acceptance, use or misuse of the prize.
Entrants, agree that (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the sweepstakes or any prize shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Douglas County, Nebraska; (b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering but in no event attorney’s fees; and (c) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entry hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages increased or multiplied. SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO PORTIONS OF THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues or questions concerning validity, construction, interpretation or enforceability of these rules, entrant’s rights or obligations, or the rights or obligations of the sponsor, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Nebraska, without regard to any choice of law rules.
Announcing winners: RocketSweep shall be required to make one attempt to contact winners for notice of winning. The method of contact shall be an email sent to the email address provided by the Player at the time of entry. Winners will be posted on the RocketSweep winners page once Prize payment has been made.
Termination of Sweepstakes and Disqualification: We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to disqualify anyone who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the sweepstakes if anything required for its conduct should malfunction or be deemed illegal. Any attempt by an Entrant to commit acts of misconduct set forth in this section may be subject to civil and criminal law claims, and RocketSweep reserves the right to seek damages from such Entrant to the fullest extent permitted by law. Should this sweepstakes be terminated prior to the end of any entry period, which we may do at our sole discretion, a notice will be posted on https://www.rocketsweep.com/sweep.
Disclaimer: RocketSweep, LLC assumes no responsibility for anything that happens outside of our control to delay or prevent your entry, and we assume no responsibility for anything delays or prevents your entry. Sponsor assumes no liability whatsoever related to the prize, including any tax or other issues associated with acceptance or use of the prize RocketSweep, LLC is not responsible for any tax implications of the acceptance of any prize and makes no representation regarding the tax implications of accepting the prize.
Winners' list: For a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to RocketSweep, LLC (Address TBD) att: Winner’s List. Unless otherwise required by law, requests received after one month following the drawing date will not be filled.
Rights claimed: This sweepstakes and these Rules are Copyright 2018 by RocketSweep LLC, and all rights are reserved. All rights to our trademarks and trade names owned by RocketSweep, LLC are likewise reserved.