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RentPayment "Under One Roof- A Collection of RentPayment Stories” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”)
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING A PRIZE.
1 The “Sweepstakes Period” is from 12:00:01 p.m. Pacific Time (PT), March 20, 2017 ("Sweepstakes-Start") to 11:59:59 p.m. PT, July 15, 2017 ("Sweepstakes-End"). During the Sweepstakes Period there will be four (4) “Entry Periods:” 3/20/17-4/14/17; 4/15/17-5/14/17; 5/15/17 -6/14/17 and 6/15/17-7/15/17. Sponsor’s computer clock governs time.
2 Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open only to a legal resident residing in the 50 United States and D.C., the age of majority or older in his/her state of residence who resides in a development where rent payments may be made via RentPayment.com or the RentPayment mobile app. Void in all US territories, possessions and off-shore Commonwealths and where prohibited, restricted or taxed. Employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives and their immediate families (spouse, parents, children, siblings, and each of their spouses regardless where they live) or members of household of Yapstone, Inc. d/b/a RentPayment.com (“Sponsor”) and TMACO, LLC d/b/a THE MARKETING AGENCY (“Administrator”), their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising, design, web design, web hosting and publicity agencies, print/mail/email production companies (the “Sweepstakes Entities”) and Facebook, Inc. (“Facebook”) and anyone connected with the production or distribution of this Sweepstakes are not eligible to enter or be awarded a prize.
3 How to Enter: Two (2) ways to enter:
a) a) Automatic Entry: There are four (4) Entry Periods during the Sweepstakes Period.
i) A Rental Payment Entry: If you are registered with RentPayment.com and you make a monthly rent payment using a valid, working debit card or a credit card with a sufficient balance to cover your monthly rent payment through RentPayment.com or through the RentPayment mobile app, you will automatically receive one (1) entry in each Entry Period when you pay your rent as detailed above. If your RentPayment transaction is not completed due to insufficient funds or other reasons, your entry will be deleted from the drawing. Maximum one (1) Rental Payment entry per Entry Period during the Sweepstakes Period.
Message and data rates, wireless Internet access charges and perhaps other fees may apply to use of mobile device for Sweepstakes entry. It is therefore recommended that you consult your wireless carrier's pricing plan BEFORE participating via mobile device. Not all mobile devices offer wireless Internet access; and, wireless Internet access may not be available in all areas.
i) After you have made a Rental Payment and received one (1) Rental Payment Entry, you will be shown a link to the Facebook page of RentPayment.com. There will be a quiz question and if you answer the question correctly, you will receive one (1) additional entry into that Entry Period. b) a) Mail-in entry: To enter the Sweepstakes without making an Rental Payment entry, clearly hand print your full name, complete address including your city, state, zip code, daytime phone number including area code, an email address for which you are the authorized user and the name of your housing community, on a piece of paper and mail it in a #10, business envelope with first class postage to: RentPayment Under One Roof Sweepstakes, 1351 4th Street, 4th floor, Santa Monica, CA 90401 postmarked by the last day of each Entry Period and received up to seven (7) days later. You will receive (2) entries. Maximum one (1) entry per Entry Period using this method. Mail-in entries that do not contain all the information requested or are oversized entries, copies and other mechanical reproductions are not permitted and will be disqualified from drawings. Sponsor is not responsible for illegible, lost, late, misdirected, postage due, damaged or incomplete entries. Proof of mailing an entry is not proof of receipt.
MAXIMUM ONE (2) ENTRIES PER ENTRY PERIOD
REGARDLESS OF METHOD OF ENTRY
By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO KEEP YOUR PHONE NUMBER AND EMAIL ADDRESS CURRENT, AS IT IS TO THAT NUMBER AND/OR EMAIL ADDRESS THAT A PRIZE NOTIFICATION WILL BE COMMUNICATED. An email “Authorized user” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet mail service, Internet access provider, online service provider or organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the email address. In the case of a dispute regarding who submitted a particular online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email account. Online/mobile entries must be made by an individual from a stand-alone computer/mobile device and may not be made by proxy or any electronic/automated means such as script, bot, macro or any other similar software or program. You may not enter with multiple emails and/or multiple identities nor may you use any other device or artifice to obtain more than the maximum number of entries. All discovered entries made in violation of these rules will be deleted. All entries submitted become the property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned.
4 Winner Selection: One (1) Grand Prize winner will be chosen, up to 30 days after the end of each Entry Period, in random drawings, from eligible entries received during the Entry Period and mail-in entries posted by the end of the Entry Period in question and received up to seven (7) days later. A potential winner will receive an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and (where legal) Publicity Release to complete and return via fax/scan, according to the instructions that accompany it, within three (3) business days. Hard copy will be required to be mailed to be received within 10 days of fax/scan event above. Failure to follow the instructions above in a timely manner will cause the prize to be forfeited for all time and an alternative potential winner will be selected in random drawings. The Grand Prize winner will be sent his/her prize within four (4) weeks after complying with all the details above. Neither Sponsor nor Administrator is responsible for electronic communications which are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind or insufficient space in entrant's email or phone account to receive messages
5 Quantity, Prize, Approximate Retail Value (ARV) and Odds: (4) Grand Prize – (One per Entry Period): A $1,000 VISA® Reward card subject to its Terms and Conditions. ARV: $1,000. Odds of winning the prize: Dependent on the total number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period and mail-in entries postmarked by the last day of an Entry Period and receive up to seven (7) days later. All taxes are a winner’s responsibility and an IRS form #1099 will be sent to the winner for the calendar year 2017 for $1,000. Should a greater number of prize claims be received because of printing, mailing, emailing, phoning, messaging, programming or human errors or for any reason whatsoever, only the prizes and the values stated in these Official Rules will be awarded in the sole, subjective discretion of the Sponsor according to these Official Rules.
6 General: By participating in this Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Sweepstakes administration will be conducted by Administrator, an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final and legally binding. No participant or winner shall have the right to contest any decision by Sponsor or the Administrator concerning any aspect of the Sweepstakes or the interpretation of the Official Rules or the determination as to the qualification of entries. Sponsor is not responsible for those who cannot access phone service or the Internet or cannot click-through for any period of time regardless of technical, hardware, software, telephone, Internet, virus contamination or network problems, or for delay, failure or malfunction for any reason including, but not limited to, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors, human errors including, but not limited to, errors by Sponsor’s representatives or Facebook’s systems who enter incorrect information into any of Sponsor’s computer systems or by force majeure. Sponsor assumes no liability for damage caused to an entrant's or any other person/entity’s computer hardware, software or communications network, regardless of cause. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel/terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes if in Sponsor’s sole determination it believes that the integrity of the Sweepstakes has been, or could be, compromised or that the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned or fairly, including force majeure or any other causes beyond Sponsor’s control. A winner will be drawn from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of cancellation and mail-in entries postmarked by cancellation/termination date and received up to seven (7) days later. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry from the Sweepstakes if in Sponsor’s sole judgment entrant has not complied with these Official Rules. Without limitation, all of an entrant’s entries will be disqualified, at the sole discretion of Administrator, if entrant attempts (i) to enter the Sweepstakes through any means other than as described in these Official Rules; or (ii) provides information that is inaccurate or fraudulent; or (iii) attempts to disrupt the Sweepstakes or circumvent the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. Only the prizes and the values listed in the Official Rules shall be awarded. The right to receive a prize is non-assignable and non-transferable and no prize substitution, cash equivalent or transfer will be allowed. A prize or prize notification that is returned as undeliverable will disqualify the potential winner and an alternative winner shall be selected in random drawings.
7 By entering this sweepstakes, you explicitly agree to forever and irrevocably release, discharge and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities and Facebook, their successors, estates and assigns and their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives and agents, one and all, from any and all liability, actions, causes of action, damages, actual, incidental or consequential, third party claims, judgments, injuries, death, fines, penalties, losses, costs, expenses and demands whatsoever in law or equity, including all attorney or “expert” fees or costs, which you now have or may acquire by reason of any personal injury, death, loss of or damage to others or to property, or any reason, occurring during or arising out of the Sweepstakes, your participation or inability to participate in the Sweepstakes; the acceptance, possession, travel related to, defect of, use, and/or inability to use or misuse the prize and any elements thereof. By accepting the prize, a winner waives the right to (i) assert as a cost of winning the prize any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to redeem said prize, or (ii) claim any liability (including attorney's fees and costs) which might arise from redeeming or seeking to redeem said prize (including any travel related thereto). Proof of entering is not proof of entry receipt.
8 All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. If any provision of the Sweepstakes shall be deemed to violate any federal, state, local or agency law, regulation or ordinance, it shall be amended to conform to such law and all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect. If Sponsor is required by applicable federal, state or local law, regulation or ordinance, or by action of an administrative agency to cease offering the Sweepstakes in any jurisdiction, Sponsor reserves the right to (i) terminate the Sweepstakes in such jurisdiction in its entirety, and/or (ii) cancel and remove from participation in the Sweepstakes any and/or all entries from entrants residing in such jurisdiction, without penalty and without obligation to any Sweepstakes entrants. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. All taxes are the winner’s responsibility.
9 Except where prohibited by law, by entering the Sweepstakes, and as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes and winning a prize, you agree to the use by Sponsor and its designees of your name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice and city and state address for advertising and promotional purposes for this and similar promotions, worldwide, and in perpetuity, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised without additional compensation, review or approval rights, notification or permission. You further acknowledge that if you are chosen as a winner, your identifying information (except address, email address or phone number) may be disclosed to third parties including, without limitation, being placed on a winners' list.
10 Sweepstakes Entities shall not be responsible for technical, pictorial, typographical or editorial errors or omissions in any marketing materials, notices or the Official Rules. This offer may not be reproduced, reprinted or published elsewhere in any format, in whole or in part, without the written permission of the Sponsor.
12 To the fullest extent permitted by law, by entering, entrant agrees and acknowledges that any and all disputes, claims, action and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded, and all issues and questions concerning the validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of group or class action, and exclusively in a court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Los Angeles County, California without regard for conflicts of law doctrine. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant agrees to the personal jurisdiction of such courts and waives any right of change of venue, forum non conveniens or the like. Entrant also does hereby waive the right to a trial by jury in any and all disputes, claims, actions, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded, and all issues and questions concerning the validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes and never shall include consequential, incidental, multiplied or punitive damages and in no event attorneys' or experts’ costs. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation, or exclusion, of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.
13 For a Winners List: Send a self-addressed, properly stamped, #10, business envelope to: Winners — “RentPayment Under One Roof” Sweepstakes Attn: Marketing, 1351 4th Street, 4th floor, Santa Monica, CA 90401, to be received by August 15, 2017. Limit one (1) request per outer envelope. You cannot enter the Sweepstakes using this address. Entries mailed to this address will be discarded.
14 This Promotion is sponsored by Yapstone, Inc., 1351 4th Street, 4th floor, Santa Monica, CA 90401 and is administered by The Marketing Agency, 2881 East Oakland Park Blvd., Suite 425, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306.
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