GoDaddy - .ORG Social Media Sweepstakes
OPEN ONLY TO INDIA RESIDENTS 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY
The .ORG sweepstakes will be live for 10 days, starting 2.00pm Indian Standard Time (“IST”) on October 1, 2020 and 2.00pm IST on October 10, 2020 (“Sweepstakes Term”).
Sponsor of the Sweepstakes
Public Interest Registry, operator of the .ORG registry (“PIR”) 1775 Wiehle Avenue, Suite 100, Reston, VA 20190 USA.
Administrator of the Sweepstakes
GoDaddy.com, LLC, 14455 N. Hayden Road, Suite 219, Scottsdale, AZ 85260.
How to Enter
To participate in this Sweepstakes, an eligible individual needs to engage with GoDaddy’s social media posts related to this Sweepstakes, between 2.00pm (IST) October 1, 2020 and 2.00pm (IST) October 10, 2020.
Each entrant is required to engage with the Sweepstakes post(s) by fulfilling the following instructions:
- Step 1: The entrant is required to share a small anecdote about an act of kindness that they did or have witnessed around them during the pandemic, in the form of .ORG domain.
- Step 2: The entrant is required to share the answer on his/her Facebook/Instagram account and ensuring that the account is kept public and not private..
- Step 3: The entrant is then required to tag @in.GoDaddy (if the participation is on Facebook) or @godaddyindia (if the participation is on Instagram) handle and invite 3 friends from his/her social media profile to also participate the Sweepstakes.
- Step 4: The entrant is required to use “#WinWithGoDaddy” and “#OrgChallenge” and follow PIRegistry and ORGinAction social media handles.
Winner Selection and Verification
The Sweepstakes will run for 10 days, and three (3) winners will be randomly selected after every 24 hours within these said ten (10) days (each, a “Prize Winner”). After GoDaddy validates that each Prize Winner fully complied with the requirements contained in these Official Rules and after each Prize Winner has signed and returned the Release Form (defined below), each Prize Winner will be electronically sent an Amazon voucher worth INR 1,000 (“Prize”). Please allow at least 3-4 days after the official winners’ announcement on GoDaddy India’s social media accounts to receive your Prize, though delivery of Prizes could take longer. ALL POTENTIAL PRIZE WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY ADMINISTRATOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY AND THE POTENTIAL WINNING ENTRY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. ADMINISTRATOR WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREENSHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY ENTRY THAT OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED A DEFECTIVE ENTRY AND IS VOID AND WILL NOT BE HONORED. SPONSOR, ADMINISTRATOR AND SWEEPSTAKES PARTNERS ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR AND SHALL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY SYSTEM FAILURE OR OTHERWISE RESULTING INTO NON-ACCEPTANCE/NON-DELIVERY OF ANY ENTRY DURING THE SWEEPSTAKES TERM.
Claiming Your Prize
If required by Sweepstakes Administrator, each Prize Winner will also be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (the “Release Form”) confirming compliance with the Official Rules, acceptance of the Prize as awarded, without substitution, and releasing the Sweepstakes Administrator, Sweepstakes Sponsor and each of their subsidiaries, affiliates, members, divisions, advertising and promotional agencies, wholesalers and retailers, and each of its employees, officers, directors, shareholders and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any liability in connection with the Prize or the Sweepstakes before being granted his/her Prize.
If a selected Prize Winner does not meet all of the Sweepstakes requirements, fails to sign and return the Release Form to the Sweepstakes Administrator within five business days (if required by Sweepstakes Administrator), that selected entrant will forfeit his/her Prize and the Sweepstakes Administrator shall be entitled (but not obligated) to select another entrant from the remaining eligible entries. This process may continue until the Prize has been awarded or there is insufficient time to permit the awarding of the Prize. The Sweepstakes Administrator is not responsible, whether as a result of human error or otherwise, for any failure to contact any selected Prize Winner.
As a condition to being awarded the prize, the Sweepstakes Administrator may, with the prior consent of a Prize Winner, conduct a background check on the Prize Winner. If a background check reveals that a Prize Winner has engaged in conduct that could damage the reputation or business of the Sweepstakes Administrator, the Prize Winner may be disqualified and the prize may be awarded to an alternate Prize Winner, time permitting.
The Sweepstakes Administrator will contact the Prize Winner following receipt of his/her signed Release Form to arrange for delivery of his/her Prize.
Prizes and Eligibility
Over the period of said ten (10) days, three (3) winners will be randomly selected to win a Prize.
Sweepstakes Term Prize Total Prize WInners per Day Total Prize WInners in the Sweepstakes 10 days Amazon Voucher worth INR 1,000 3 30
No prize substitutions, cash equivalent, or transfer of prizes permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Prize subject to availability and GoDaddy reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to award any other prize of greater or equal value if the advertised prize is unavailable. If prizes remain unclaimed or undelivered after the Sweepstakes Term for any reason, they will not be awarded.
Where permitted by law, entrants that become Prize Winners grant to GoDaddy, and those acting pursuant to GoDaddy’s permission, the irrevocable right at any time to print, publish, broadcast and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the world wide web, Prize Winner's name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and biographical information as news or information and for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without additional consideration, and without review, notice or approval.
GoDaddy and/or Sponsor reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found, in their sole discretion, to be (a) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; (b) acting in violation of these Official Rules; (c) acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, third party, or like entry methods will void all such entries, and any participant using any such method will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple users having the same email account, the authorized subscriber of the email account used to enter the Sweepstakes at the actual time of entry, will be deemed to be the participant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization which is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. GoDaddy may prosecute any fraudulent activities to the full extent of the law.
Questions or comments about the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules may be sent to the GoDaddy India Facebook account.
INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE TERMS OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE DECISIONS OF THE GODADDY AND SPONSOR, WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO CLAIM AMBIGUITY IN THE RULES, AND RELEASE, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS GODADDY, SPONSOR, OR OTHER .ORG SWEEPSTAKES PARTNERS, AND EACH OF THEIR PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, PRIZE SUPPLIERS, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, MEMBERS AND EMPLOYEES (COLLECTIVELY, “RELEASEES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY INJURIES, LOSSES, DAMAGES, CLAIMS, ACTIONS, OR ANY LIABILITY OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM OR ARISING FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES OR ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, MISUSE, OR NONUSE OF THE PRIZE THAT MAY BE AWARDED. PRIZE WINNERS AGREE TO ACCEPT THE PRIZE “AS IS”, AND ENTRANTS HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE GODADDY, SPONSOR OR PARTNERS HAS NEITHER MADE NOR IS IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY WARRANTY, OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO THE PRIZE, INCLUDING EXPRESS WARRANTIES (IF ANY) PROVIDED EXCLUSIVELY BY A PRIZE SUPPLIER THAT ARE SENT ALONG WITH THE PRIZE.
Additional Terms and Conditions
This Sweepstakes shall be governed by the laws of the State of Arizona, United States of America. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations as between any person and/or entrant and the Sweepstakes Administrator in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Arizona, United States of America, including the procedural provisions of those laws, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws. The Sweepstakes Administrator and all entrants in the Sweepstakes hereby attorn to the jurisdiction of the courts of Maricopa County, Arizona, in respect of the determination of any matter, issue or dispute arising under or in respect of these Official Rules and/or the Sweepstakes and agree that any such determination shall be brought solely and exclusively before such courts. Releases are not responsible for printing or typographical errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials; or for transactions (including response submissions) that are lost, misdirected, fail to enter into the processing system, or are processed, reported, or transmitted late or incorrectly or are lost for any reason including computer, telephone, paper transfer, mail system, human or other error; or for electronic, computer, or telephonic malfunction or error, including inability to access any web site associated with this Sweepstakes, or process any transaction thereon. If in the Administrator or Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Sweepstakes, or if computer virus, bugs, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical difficulties or failures compromise or corrupt or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, the Administrator and Sponsor reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and or void any entries submitted dishonestly or fraudulently, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, or to terminate the Sweepstakes and award the remaining prizes using all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the action requiring such termination. GoDaddy reserves the right to modify or terminate the Sweepstakes in its entirety at any time and at its sole discretion without any obligations whatsoever related to the scheme. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the GoDaddy, Administrator and Sweepstakes partners reserve the right to seek damages and other remedies form any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Any attempts by an individual to access any web site associated with this Sweepstakes via a bot script or other brute force attack or any other unauthorized means will result in the IP address becoming ineligible. Use of automated entry devices, or Sweepstakes entry services or programs is prohibited.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with the terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.