Official Babysitter Referral Sweepstakes Rules

BABYSITTER REFERRAL OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A purchase or payment will not affect or improve chances of winning. This sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is subject to all applicable laws and regulations. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

By entering this Promotion, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Any violation of these rules may, at Sponsor’s discretion, result in disqualification. All decisions of the Sponsor regarding this Promotion are final and binding in all respects.

SPONSOR. The sponsor of this Promotion is UrbanSitter, Inc., 268 Bush Street #3944, San Francisco, CA 94104 (“Sponsor” or “UrbanSitter”).

PROMOTION PERIOD. Promotion begins Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 12:01 AM PST and ends May 1, 2017 at 11:59 PM PST (“Promotion Period”).

ELIGIBILITY. This Promotion is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old and the age of majority in their state of primary residence as of the date of entry, except officers, directors, independent contractors and employees of the Sponsor or any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion, and the immediate family (i.e., parents, children, siblings, spouse), and persons residing in the same household, as such individuals (“Promotion Entities”). This Promotion is void outside the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and where prohibited.  Entrants must have a Babysitter UrbanSitter Babysitter account in good standing to enter the Promotion (no purchase, fee or payment is required to sign up for a Babysitter UrbanSitter BabySitter account).

HOW TO ENTER

There are two methods of entry.  

(1) Referral Method of Entry:  On or around March 28, 2017, an email will be sent by UrbanSitter to users with an UrbanSitter Babysitter account opted-in for marketing emails. The message will contain a unique babysitter sign up referral url link (“Unique Referral Link”) that entrants can share with friends. In order to receive one entry into the Promotion, each of the following requirements must be met (collectively, a “Qualifying Referral”): (i) entrant must, using entrant’s Unique Referral Link, refer a new babysitter to the UrbanSitter platform; (ii) the referral, using entrant’s Unique Referral Link, creates an UrbanSitter Babysitter Account, complies with all UrbanSitter policies, and achieves unhidden profile status through the Site by the end of the Promotion Period; and (iii), the referral must be a new babysitter on the Site and shall not have or have had an Account, active or cancelled, on the Site in the same name or a different name.

(2) Mail-In Entry: Alternatively, entrants may enter the Promotion via a mail-in entry as follows: On a 3″ x 5″ piece of paper, hand-print entrant’s name, complete street address, email address, home phone number and cellular phone number (area code included), and date-of-birth, and mail entry in a properly stamped envelope to UrbanSitter, Attn: Babysitter Referral Sweepstakes, 268 Bush Street #3944, San Francisco, CA 94104. Mail-in entries must be postmarked on or before the final day of the Promotion Period and received on or before five days after the conclusion of the Promotion Period.  For each mail-in entry, entrant will receive one entry.  All Entries are final upon submission and become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

LIMIT 25 ENTRIES PER PERSON, REGARDLESS OF METHOD OF ENTRY.   

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION.  One (1) winner will be selected by random drawing from all eligible entries on or about May 1, 2017 (the “Drawing Date”). Any potential winner will be notified by email and/or telephone.

A potential winner’s prize will be forfeited upon the occurrence of any of the following: (i) the failure of the potential winner to confirm acceptance of the prize and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within seven (7) days of prize notification by Sponsor; (ii) the return of a prize notification to Sponsor as non-deliverable; or (iii) the determination by Sponsor that winner is ineligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules. If a potential winner forfeits a prize or is deemed ineligible, an alternate winner will be selected by random drawing from all remaining eligible entries. If any alternate winner similarly forfeits the prize, Sponsor will use a reasonable number of attempts, in its discretion, to award the prize to another alternate but if it is unable to do so, the prize will be finally forfeited and Sponsor shall have no further obligation to award the prize. Upon contacting a potential winner and determining that he/she has met all eligibility requirements of the Promotion, including without limitation the execution of required waivers, publicity and liability releases and disclaimers, such individual will be declared the “winner” of the Promotion.  

ODDS OF WINNING. The odds of winning this Promotion depend on the number of eligible entries received.

PRIZE DESCRIPTION

One (1) winner will be awarded the prize with an approximate value of $100. The prize consists of the winner’s choice of one of the individual prizes described below. The prize description and approximate retail values (“ARV”) are outlined below. Some prizes will be awarded as gift cards. Cards will not be issued until there is a confirmed winner.

Prize Description # of Prizes Approximate Prize Value
$100 gift Amazon.com card 1 $100
$100 Target.com gift card 1 $100
Phone or video call with UrbanSitter co-founder 1 $100
Profile makeover (phone or video call) with UrbanSitter staff member 1 $100


The prize is non-refundable, non-transferable, cannot be combined with any other special offer or promotion, and must be accepted as awarded. The prize may not be exchanged for cash value or substituted, except that Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute with either the cash value of the prize, or a prize or prizes of equal or greater value. Sponsor is not responsible for replacing a gift card prize if lost, stolen, mutilated or is otherwise rendered unusable due to any act or omission of prize winner or any party other than Sponsor. Gift card terms and restrictions apply. Phone or video calls, if any, shall be scheduled in advance at the mutual convenience of the winner and UrbanSitter co-founder or staff member.  Any other costs or expenses associated with the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.

TAXES. All federal, state and/or local income and other taxes, if any, are the winner’s sole responsibility.

DISCLAIMER AND RELEASE: By participating, each entrant agrees to comply with these official rules and agrees that Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of entries in the Promotion. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or tampering with or hacking of, the web site or any technical failure or malfunction, or any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or property.

IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR OR ANY PROMOTION ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION, ANY PRIZES WON, ENTRANT’S ACCESS TO OR USE OF SPONSOR’S WEB SITE, OR THE ACCESSING, DOWNLOADING AND/OR PRINTING OF ANY MATERIAL AVAILABLE ON SAID SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON SPONSOR’S WEB SITES IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY.

WINNER CONSENT AND INDEMNIFICATION. By accepting a prize in this Promotion, the winner grants to Sponsor, where permitted by law, the right to use and publish (worldwide and via the Internet) his/her name, city and state of residence, portrait, image, picture, voice, likeness and comments for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without notification, review or approval, and without additional consideration.

BY ACCEPTING A PRIZE, THE WINNER AGREES TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR AND ALL PROMOTION ENTITIES FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS, INCLUDING DEATH, AND PROPERTY, ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE, PARTICIPATION IN THIS PROMOTION OR ANY PROMOTION-RELATED ACTIVITY.

MISCELLANEOUS. If, for any reason, the Promotion is not capable of running as planned because of circumstances including, but not limited to, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, changes or outages in Sponsor’s website or the Sponsor’s page on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram or any other causes, which, in Sponsor’s sole judgment, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion and determination of fairness, to cancel, terminate, shorten, extend, modify or suspend the Promotion and, if possible, to select the winners from entries received prior to such event or interruption. Sponsor may disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process or operation of the Promotion or who violates these official rules.

APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION. By participating in the Promotion, each entrant acknowledges he/she has read, understands and will abide by these official rules. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these official rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and/or Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without regard to the conflict of laws principles. By participating in the Promotion, entrants submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in San Francisco, California.

WINNER LIST.

For a list containing the name of the winner, send a self-addressed stamped envelope, within one (1) year of the Drawing Date, to: Winner List (2017 Babysitter Referral Promotion), UrbanSitter, 268 Bush Street #3944, San Francisco, CA 94104.