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2017 Holiday Giveaway

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Happy Holidays!

Thank you for your interest in social enterprises in Central Ohio. The winner of this 2017 SocialVentures’ $500 Shop BeCause Giveaway will be selected at random, and will have the chance to choose one social enterprise from among the nearly 100 social enterprises currently listed in SocialVentures’ online Marketplace to spend the $500 gift card. One entry per person, please. No purchase (or donation) is necessary to win. The purchase of alcohol using the gift card from this giveaway is prohibited. The $500 gift card will expire on December 31, 2018. For full contest rules, please scroll to the bottom of this page.

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2017 SocialVentures’ $500 Shop Because Giveaway Rules

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR A DONATION TO SOCIALVENTURES DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

  1. Eligibility: Shop Because Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) is open only to those who sign up at the online Giveaway page and who are at least 18+ years old at the time of entry. The Giveaway is open to the legal residents of the USA and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of SocialVentures (the “Sponsor”) their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Giveaway. The Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
  2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of SocialVentures, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
  3. Giveaway Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on or about November 28, 2017 at 09:00 AM and ending December 31, 2017 at 11:59 PM. All online entries must be received by December 31, 2017 at 11:59 PM. All times are (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada).
  4. How to Enter: The Giveaway must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided on this site. The entry must fulfill all giveaway form requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of SocialVentures. You may enter only once and you must fill in the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple e-mail addresses, identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of SocialVentures.
  5. Prizes: The retail value of the one (1) prize is $500. The prize is (1) $500 Gift Card to one (1) social enterprise of your choice from among the nearly 100 social enterprises listed in SocialVentures’ online Marketplace. You are not guaranteed to win a prize and your chance of winning is dependent on the total number of eligible entries received. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for SocialVentures to use winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
  6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  7. Winner selection and notification: The one (1) Winner of the Giveaway will be selected in a random drawing under the supervision of the Sponsor. Winners will be notified via e-mail to the e-mail address they entered the Giveaway with within five (5) days following the winner selection. The purchase of alcohol by the Winner using the gift card is strictly prohibited. SocialVentures shall have no liability for a winner’s failure to receive notices due to winners’ spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winners’ provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within seven (7) days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Giveaway is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE GIVEAWAY AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
  8. Rights Granted by you: By entering this contest you understand that SocialVentures, anyone acting on behalf of SocialVentures, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Giveaway, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.
  9. Terms: SocialVentures reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Giveaway. In such case, SocialVentures may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by SocialVentures. SocialVentures reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.

SocialVentures has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, SocialVentures reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

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