Web.com, 5335 Gate Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32256 (“Sponsor”)
#Make2022YourYear Contest (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (and the District of Columbia) who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. The Contest is void where prohibited. Proof of residency and age may be required. Employees of Sponsor and each of its respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and affiliates and each of their Immediate Family Members (as defined below) and Household Members (as defined below) are not eligible to enter or win. “Immediate Family Members” shall mean parents, stepparents, children, stepchildren, siblings, step siblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live. “Household Members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three (3) months a year, whether related or not. To enter the Contest or receive a prize, you must fully comply with these Official Rules and, by entering, you represent and warrant that you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be binding and final in all respects to this Contest. Sponsor may disqualify in its sole discretion, any entrant who is under a third-party agreement which Sponsor deems as contradictory to the amateur nature of this Contest.
The Contest begins on January 3, 2022 at 8:00 AM EST and ends on January 28, 2022 at 4:00 PM EST, (“Contest Entry Period”). Sponsor is the official timekeeper for this Contest. The Contest is governed by these Official Rules and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
4. How to Enter
You can enter the contest an unlimited number of times during the Contest Entry Period by taking at least one (1) of the following actions. Each comment and/or post is counted as one (1) entry into the contest:
- Comment on Web.com’s Contest post either on Facebook and/or Instagram that is in specific reply to our question: “How will you make 2022 your year?”.
- Post on your own Facebook or Instagram feed (story posts will not be accepted) a reply to our post: “How will you #Make2022YourYear?” and use the hashtag #Make2022YourYear and tag Web.com in the copy of your post(s).
Post on your own Facebook or Instagram feed (story posts will not be accepted) a reply to our post: “How will you #Make2022YourYear?” and use the hashtag #Make2022YourYear and tag Web.com in the copy of your post(s).
5. Additional Entry Requirements
- If you enter the Contest through Instagram, you must be following Web.com’s Instagram account located at https://www.instagram.com/webdotcom/. If you enter the Contest through Facebook, you must be following Web.com’s Facebook account located at https://www.facebook.com/web.com/.
- Instructions for Facebook Entries: You must have your Facebook post settings set as PUBLIC (not protected) to enter. To participate in the Contest, if you do not already have a Facebook account, download the free Facebook application and create an account as instructed. Getting a Facebook account is free. Use of multiple Facebook accounts to enter by the same individual is prohibited and may result in disqualification. Responses will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the Facebook, as identified by the primary email address associated with that account.
- Instructions for Instagram Post Entries: You must have your Instagram profile settings set as PUBLIC (not private) to enter. To participate in the Contest, if you do not already have an Instagram account, download the free application and create an account as instructed. Getting an Instagram account is free. Use of multiple Instagram accounts to enter by the same individual is prohibited and may result in disqualification. Responses will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the Instagram, as identified by the primary email address associated with that account.
6. Grant of Rights
By entering the Contest you grant to Sponsor the worldwide, irrevocable and unrestricted right and license to adapt, publish, use, edit, and/or modify your entry in any way and to post your response on the internet.
You acknowledge that by being a winner of the #make2022youryear Contest your winning comments and/or posts will be used as posts on Sponsor’s social media for marketing purposes.
7. Representations and Warranties
Each person who enters this Contest represents and warrants as follows: (i) the entry content is wholly original to entrant; (ii) the entry does not and will not violate or infringe upon the intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or entity; and (iii) the entry does not and will not violate any applicable laws and is not and will not be considered defamatory or libelous.
8. Winners Determination
On January 10, 17, and 24, 2022, Sponsor will select one (1) potential winner per day via random drawing using Gleam.io. Sponsor will contact the potential winner via direct message on the social media platform used to enter the Contest. Once the potential winner has been notified and affirmatively responds and accepts our User Generated Content terms, Sponsor will post the winning comment or post on Sponsor’s Instagram and Facebook accounts on the following Friday (January 14, 21, and 28, 2022). The winners may be awarded the prize subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules. The potential Contest winner will be notified on the day of the drawing. Failure by a potential Contest winner to respond to the initial verification within four (4) days of notification or the time period stated in the notification, will result in disqualification and Sponsor will select an alternate potential Contest winner in the same manner. Odds of winning a Contest prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.
9. POTENTIAL CONTEST WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR. SPONSOR’S DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE ADMINISTRATION, OPERATION, SELECTION OF THE POTENTIAL CONTEST WINNERS AND OTHER MATTERS RELATED TO THE CONTEST.
10. Verification of Potential Contest Winners
Potential Contest winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and will be required to complete and return (i) an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability and Publicity Release (where permitted by law) (collectively, the “Affidavit”) and (ii) an IRS Form W-9 (“W-9”) if the retail value is $600 or greater by the date specified by the Sponsor, or an alternate potential Contest winner may be selected. In the event: (a) potential Contest winner cannot be reached for whatever reason after a reasonable effort has been exerted or the potential Contest winner notification of Affidavit is returned as undeliverable; (b) potential Contest winner declines or cannot accept, receive or use the prize for any reason; (c) of noncompliance with timing requirements to respond to the initial verification in the required time period, (d) potential Contest winner is found to be ineligible to enter the Contest or receive the prize, (e) potential Contest winner cannot or does not comply with the Official Rules, or (f) potential Contest winner fails to fulfill the Affidavit-related obligations, the potential Contest winner shall be disqualified from the Contest and an alternate potential Contest winner may be selected, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, from among the other eligible entries received. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification and Affidavit procedures in connection with the selection of alternate potential Contest winner if any.
Three (3) potential winners will be awarded one (1) $50 Amazon gift card, each. No cash equivalent will be provided for any prize. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners agree to accept the Prize “as is”, and entrants hereby acknowledge that Sponsor has neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, 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. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the listed prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with Prize receipt and/or use. All federal, state, and local tax liabilities, as well as any other costs and expenses not specified herein as being awarded, are the sole responsibility of the Winners. The Prize will be awarded only if the potential Prize winner fully complies with these Official Rules. Potential winners are responsible for providing Sponsor with a current email address for the emailing of any applicable Prizes. Sponsor is not responsible for any lost or undeliverable email that results from a third party and Prizes may not be reissued in such instance.
12. Entry Conditions and Release
By submitting an entry or otherwise participating in this Contest you understand and hereby agree to: (i) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Contest; (ii) defend, indemnify, release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and its respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, celebrities, and any other person and organization responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Contest, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and/or 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) the Contest or any information provided by you in connection with the Contest, including but not limited to any Contest-related activity or element thereof, the receipt of marketing messages, participation or inability to participate in the Contest or in any parts thereof, (b) the violation of any third party privacy, personal, publicity or proprietary rights, (c) any change in the Prize (or any components thereof) due to unavailability, or due to reasons beyond the Sponsor’s control (d) any interruptions in or postponement, cancellation, or modification of the Contest, (e) human error, (f) incorrect or inaccurate transcription, receipt or transmission of any part of the entry (including, without limitation, the entry information or any parts thereof), and/or (g) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of the Released Parties, or any of their agents or employees. Winners acknowledge that all Prizes are awarded as-is without warranty of any kind.
Except where prohibited or restricted by law, winner’s acceptance of a Prize constitutes the winner’s agreement and consent for Sponsor and any of its designees to use and/or publish winner’s full name, city and state of residence, photographs or other likenesses, pictures, portraits, video, voice, testimonials, biographical information (in whole or in part), and/or statements made by winners regarding the Contest or Sponsor, worldwide and in-perpetuity for any and all purposes, including, but not limited to, advertising, trade and/or promotion on behalf of Sponsor, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised, including, but not limited to, print, TV, radio, electronic, cable, or the World Wide Web, without further limitation, restriction, compensation, notice, review, or approval.
14. General Conditions
Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors shall not have any obligation or responsibility, including any responsibility to award the Prize to entrants, with regard to (a) entries that contain inaccurate information or do not comply with or violate the Official Rules; (b) entries, prize claims or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient, in whole or in part, due to computer, human or technical error of any kind; (c) entrants who have committed fraud or deception in entering or participating in the Contest or claiming the prize, in Sponsor’s sole discretion; (d) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (e) any inability of the winners to accept the Prize for any reason; (f) if a Prize cannot be awarded due to delays or interruptions due to Acts of God, natural disasters, terrorism, pandemics, epidemics, disease, acts of government, weather or any other similar event beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control; or (g) any damages, injuries or losses of any kind caused by any Prize or resulting from awarding, acceptance, possession, use, misuse, loss or misdirection of any prize or resulting from participating in this Contest or any promotion or prize related activities. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be (a) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest, or with any website promoting the Contest; (b) acting in violation of the Official Rules; or (c) entering or attempting to enter the Contest multiple times through the use of multiple email addresses or the use of any robotic or automated devices to submit entries. No groups, clubs or organizations may participate in this Contest or reproduce or distribute any portion of these Official Rules or marketing to its members. If Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that technical difficulties or unforeseen events compromise the integrity or viability of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right to void the entries at issue, and/or terminate the relevant portion of the Contest, including the entire Contest, and/or modify the Contest and/or award the Prize from all eligible entries received as of the termination date.
15. Limitations of Liability
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (b) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (c) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; (d) technical or human error in the administration of the Contest or the processing of registrations; or (e) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any Prize. If for any reason an entrant’s registration is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Contest. No more than the stated number of each Prize will be awarded.
As a condition of participation in this Contest, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, between the parties, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any Prizes awarded, or the determination of winners shall be resolved individually, exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association, then in effect. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participants be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of pursuing a claim. The Contest is governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
17. Entrant’s Personal Information
18. Contest Results
For Contest results, send an email request to Jihan Estrella at [email protected]
Requests for the Winner’s List must be received within sixty (60) days after the end of the Contest Entry Period.
The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, or Amazon.