Mulberry Refer-a-Friend Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
OPEN ONLY TO ELIGIBLE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO, AS OF THE TIME OF ENTRY, ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD.
VOID IN ALL JURISDICTIONS OTHER THAN THOSE STATED ABOVE AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
Mulberry Technology Inc., 500 7th Avenue 8th Floor, Office 08B-113, New York, NY 10018 (“Sponsor”).
The Mulberry Refer-a-Friend Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes") is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
The following individuals are not eligible to enter or win a prize: employees, representatives, agents, directors, and officers of the Sponsor, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, and marketing agencies, or any other parties involved in the administration of the Sweepstakes (Sponsor, collectively with the foregoing, the “Sweepstakes Parties”) and each of the immediate family members of such excluded individuals (i.e., spouses, parents, children, siblings and the “steps” of each) and all persons living in the same household of each. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules (“Official Rules”) and by the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
3. Sweepstakes Entry Period
The Sweepstakes begins on October 1, 2021 at 12:00:00 AM ET and ends on October 31, 2021 at 11:59:59 PM ET (“Entry Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
4. How to Enter
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY AND NO ENTRY FEE, PAYMENT OR PROOF OF PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE.
There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes:
Entrant must be the authorized account holder of the email address used in connection with the Mulberry Refer-a-Friend Program. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by an internet service provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. In the event of a discrepancy between the identity of the authorized account holder, the “winner,” and the entrant, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine whether the entry is valid or to declare the entry invalid and select an alternate winner or not award the unclaimed prize.
B. Alternative Postal Mail Method of Entry: You can also enter the Sweepstakes by legibly hand printing your full name, complete postal address (including zip code), home telephone number, email address and the words “Refer-A-Friend Sweepstakes entry” on a plain 3” x 5” card or piece of paper and mailing it with proper postage affixed in a sealed #10 envelope to: Mulberry Technology Inc., ATTN: “Refer-A-Friend Sweepstakes”, at 500 7th Avenue 8th Floor, Office 08B-113, New York, NY 10018.
Limit of one (1) mail-in entry per stamped outer mailing envelope. You will receive one (1) entry for each completed eligible mail-in entry received, subject to the entry limitation stated below. Each mail-in entry must be postmarked by October 31, 2021 and received by Sponsor no later than November 5, 2021. Sweepstakes Parties assume no responsibility for lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, illegible or postage-due entries or mail. No mechanically reproduced entries permitted. Illegible/incomplete entries are void.
You may receive a maximum of twenty-five (25) entries per person, regardless of the method of entry or combination of entry methods used.
Compliance with the entry requirements will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Submissions that violate, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, these entry requirements or do not meet the submission deadlines will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes.
5. Odds of Winning
Odds of winning depend on number of entries received.
6. Winner Selection and Notification
Five (5) entrants will be selected as the winner.
On or about November 8, 2021, Sponsor will announce the winners based on a random drawing of all eligible entries submitted during the Entry Period. Sponsor will attempt to notify the winners via direct message to the winner’s email address.
The winners are subject to verification, including verification of age and residency.
If a winner (i) is determined to be ineligible or otherwise disqualified by Sponsor, (ii) fails to respond to Sponsor’s first winner notification message within 48 hours of notification or after two (2) attempts (whichever occurs first), (iii) fails to timely provide any information requested by Sponsor (e.g., information needed by Sponsor to deliver the prize) or timely execute and return any documents required by Sponsor, the winner will be disqualified and forfeit the prize in its entirety. Sponsor reserves the right to select an alternate winner or not award the unclaimed prize.
7. Prizes and Prize Claims
Five (5) winners will each win:
- A one-thousand dollar ($1,000) digital American Express gift card
The total retail value of all prizes offered in this Sweepstakes is five thousand dollars ($5,000).
Each participant may only win one (1) prize in the Sweepstakes.
The right to receive a prize cannot be transferred or assigned. No prize substitution is permitted, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. The prize is subject to availability and if the prize cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute the prize with one of comparable or greater retail value.
By participating in this Sweepstakes, participant acknowledges and agrees that such gift card is subject to, and shall be used only in compliance with, the applicable provider’s terms & conditions.
Each winner is solely responsible for all federal, state, local, or other applicable taxes associated with the acceptance and use of the prize. Each winner agrees and acknowledges that Sponsor may be required to withhold and remit a portion of prize value to comply with applicable tax laws. Each winner also agrees to provide Sponsor with a valid social security number or any other information Sponsor may require in connection with applicable tax reporting or withholding requirements or other laws or regulations.
All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specifically provided herein are the responsibility of each winner.
Except where prohibited by law, by accepting a prize, each winner hereby grants Sponsor and its representatives an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive and sub-licensable right and license to use, distribute, and publicly display the winner’s name and information about the prize award, in any way, at any time, in any and all media, including without limitation, for use in advertising and marketing, without any additional approval or consideration. By accepting a prize, each winner represents and warrants that he or she has the right to grant the foregoing license.
9. Limitations of Liability of Sweepstakes Parties
The Sweepstakes Parties assume no liability and are not responsible for, and by entering the Sweepstakes you hereby waive and release the Sweepstakes Parties from, any actions, claims, damages, losses or injuries of any kind (collectively “Claims”) arising in connection with the Sweepstakes and/or the receipt, use or misuse of any prize, including without limitation, Claims relating to: (i) the malfunction of any computer, telephone, mobile device, network, satellite, hardware, software or communications line; (ii) unauthorized human intervention; (iii) incorrect, delayed or inaccurate transmission, winner notifications, prize claims or other information or communications relating to the Sweepstakes, or the failure to capture or transmit any such information; (iv) damage to any person’s computer or mobile device; or (v) any errors in these Official Rules, winner notifications or other announcements or communications relating to the Sweepstakes. In the event of any ambiguity or error(s) in these Official Rules or the Program Terms, Sponsor reserves the right to clarify or modify these Official Rules and/or the Program Terms however it deems appropriate to correct any such ambiguity or error(s). If due to an error or for any other reason, more legitimate prize claims are received than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to award only five (5) prizes from a random drawing of all eligible entries. In no event will more than the stated number of prizes (i.e., five prizes) be awarded.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT A PARTICIPANT, TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND PURSUE ALL OTHER REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning the prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or any Sweepstakes Parties.
10. Sponsor’s Reservation of Rights
If the Sweepstakes is not practically capable of running as planned for any reason outside the control of the Sponsor, including without limitation, due to a force majeure event or infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, government orders, natural disasters, the effects of COVID-19 or any pandemic or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, or cancel the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to select a winner from a random drawing of all non-suspect, eligible entries submitted as of the time of cancellation.
11. Governing Law
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, the rights and obligations of entrants and the winner, and the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. If any provision of these Official Rules is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck, and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.
13. Winner List
For the name of the winners, send an email to email@example.com with “Refer-A-Friend Sweepstakes Winner List” in the subject line. Requests must be received no later than sixty (60) days after the end of the Entry Period.