Introduction: Plan My Fun, Inc. (“PMF”) is offering Online/In-App Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”). NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING
PMF runs various sweepstakes through their mobile applications. All sweepstakes are based upon chance and not skill. (Any contests based primarily on skill will follow a different set of rules and these rules do not apply).
PMF advertises the Sweepstakes through various means, depending upon the type of Sweepstakes and the channels we use. Entrants can find out about them on PMF’s website, if any, or through PMF’s social media channels, which include Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google+, and others.
Terms for Sweepstakes.
Entrant’s participation in any Sweepstakes is subject to and governed by the official rules set forth here, along with any additional guidelines (“Additional Terms”) outlined in the specific Sweepstakes listed on PMF’s mobile application or elsewhere (the “Specific Sweepstakes”). If there is a conflict between these official rules and the Additional Terms outlined in the Specific Sweepstakes, the Additional Terms will govern.
Unless otherwise noted in the Additional Terms outlined in the Specific Sweepstakes, PMF Sweepstakes are only open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, including the District of Columbia, who are the age of majority in their jurisdiction (“Entrants”). Entrants must be active users of the PMF mobile application. Employees of Sponsors, Merchants, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and their family/household members (defined as parents, spouse, children, siblings, grandparents) are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes supervisors and members of their immediate families are not eligible to participate or win. Void outside the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, and where prohibited, taxed, or restricted by law. Sweepstakes are subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations. VPN users (users that use any type of application or software to change their IP address or location) are prohibited from participating in any Sweepstakes offered by PMF. PMF reserves the right to request winning Entrant to verify its location.
Entrants should review the Additional Terms for information regarding whether purchase is necessary for a Specific Sweeptakes, but sweepstakes will always have a free method of entry.
Unless otherwise outlined in the Additional Terms for the Specific Sweepstakes, the Sponsor of the Sweepstake is Plan My Fun, Inc., (“Sponsor” or “PMF”).
The Sweepstakes begins and ends on the time and date outlined in the Additional Terms outlined in the Specific Sweepstakes, according to PMF’s internal time clock and time zone. All times for the events are listed in the local time where the event is located, whether Pacific Daylight or Pacific Standard Time.
Unless otherwise noted in the Additional Terms outlined in the Specific Sweepstakes, or otherwise herein under Grand Prize Sweepstakes, Entrant may only enter one time. Multiple entries for Sweepstakes will not increase Entrant’s chances of winning (Entrant will still only receive one entry). (For example, a sponsor of a “Regular Prize” sweepstakes may allow for multiple entries per person subject to the terms therein).
Entrant may enter into as many current Sweepstakes as Entrant is otherwise qualified to enter. In any given year, if Entrant’s winnings exceed US$600, Entrant’s winnings may be considered a taxable event by the IRS and Eventbrite may be required to issue Entrant a tax form 1099.
Grand Prize Sweepstakes
For Grand Prize Sweepstakes, up to 25 entries are allowed. Winner of the Grand Prize Sweepstakes will receive either a $200 gift card, or the prize described under “Additional Terms” within the PMF application
In some cases, Entrant may be asked to enter through our app or a social media channel. In that case, Entrant must have an account on that social media channel. All social media channels PMF uses to launch Sweepstakes are free to join and PMF makes commercially reasonable efforts to make sure Sweepstakes follow the guidelines set forth by the social media channel for promotions of that nature. In all cases where Entrant is required to place hashtags on the entry, all hashtags must be included or Entrant’s entry will not be eligible for the Specific Sweepstakes. Additional requirements for entry may apply from time to time. Additional requirements will be specified in the “Additional Terms” outlined in the Specific Sweepstakes.
Regular Prize Sweepstakes
For entry in “Regular Prize” sweepstakes, Entrants shall enter the referral code for the specific sweepstakes within the PMF app (the “Jackpot” referral code).
Grand Prize Sweepstakes
For entry in “Grand Prize” sweepstakes, Entrants shall enter the referral code for the specific sweepstakes within the PMF app AND invite three friends to download the PMF application. To be eligible, all three friends must become active users of the PMF application.
In Specific Sweepstakes that include a refer-a-friend entry, Entrants are required to invite three friends to download the PMF application. To be eligible, all three friends must become active users of the PMF application. (the number of referral required is subject to change). After the three referred friends successfully download the PMF app and become active users, Entrant will receive only one entry into a “Regular Prize” sweepstakes.
For Grand Prize sweepstakes, Entrants may earn up to 25 total entries, each entry being earned after the three friend referrals download the PMF app and become active users. A successful friend referral is one that adds an individual user to the PMF app who then actively uses the PMF app. Active use of the PMF app will be determined by the user saving one located to a user-generated list and opening the PMF app at least once a week.
Winning sweepstakes, prices, and publicity.
The odds of winning are dependent on the number of entries per Sweepstakes.
Winners of each Sweepstakes will be announced and notified within forty-eight (48) hours of the end of each Sweepstakes period, and unless otherwise outlined in the Additional Terms for the Specific Sweepstakes.
Winners will be notified via email and in-app notifications. Instructions for redemption will be provided. Prizes must be redeemed within 30 days of the respective email or in-app notification. If not redeemed within the 30 days, Entrants will forfeit their right to the Prize.
“Grand Prize” Sweepstakes Winners will be announced every 60 days. “Regular Prize” winners will be announced pursuant to the Additional Terms in the specific sweepstakes.
Unless otherwise outlined in the Additional Terms for the Specific Sweepstakes, Prizes are digital assets, such as gift-cards codes, and are delivered digitally. Prizes are provided by the sponsor or ticket provider of the Specific Sweepstake. The prize, the number of prizes, and the individual and total retail values of those prizes are listed in the Additional Terms outlined in the Specific Sweepstakes. Prize is limited to what is outlined in the Specific Sweepstakes. Anything not listed is not include and should not be implied. For instance, if the prize includes event tickets, transportation to and from the event and other fees are not included.
Prizes redeemed by Entrants outside of the U.S. will be subject to U.S. laws. If the Prize is not redeemed within 30 days of Entrant being notified of their winning, then the Prize will be forfeited. Prizes cannot be redeemed for cash value.
There are two types of Prizes: “Regular Prize” Sweepstakes and “Grand Prize” Sweepstakes. “Regular Prize” Sweepstakes are awarded at different intervals, depending on the type of Prize being provided. Items and services, such as haircuts, beverages, meals and appetizers, are awarded daily. $25 gift cards are awarded every 30 days. “Grand Prize” Sweepstakes will consist of gift cards of up to $200 value, which are awarded every 60 days.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, any Entrant irrevocably grants PMF and their respective successors, assigns, and licensees, the right to use such Entrant’s, entry or submission, name, likeness, biographical information in any and all media for any purpose, including without limitation, commercial, advertising and promotional purposes as well as in, on, or in connection with the Sweepstakes or other promotions, and hereby releases PMF from any liability with respect thereto, unless prohibited by law.
In cases where the prize in a Specific Sweepstakes exceeds US$600, the Selected Entrant may also be required to complete additional paperwork, and may be required to provide PMF with their social security number and may be issued a tax form. In the event of a dispute about the identity of an Entrant, each entry will be declared made by the name and relevant information submitted at time of entry. PMF will not make multiple attempts to contact Selected Entrant. In addition, any Prize awarded to the Entrant shall be redeemed within 30 days of the notification Entrant receives from PMF or the Prize will be forfeited and will not be redeemable.
No substitution, transfer, or cash redemption of prize is permitted, provided however that PMF reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value should the advertised prize become unavailable for any reason. Unless otherwise outlined in the Additional Terms for the Specific Sweepstakes, no travel or transportation to or from the event location is included in the prize. Selected Entrants are responsible for all travel arrangements necessary.
If for any reason an entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, the Entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the same Sweepstake during the Sweepstakes Period listed in the Additional Terms outlined in the Specific Sweepstakes. Entrants also agree to release, discharge, indemnify, and hold harmless PMF and each of its respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents (collectively “Releasees”) from and against any claims, damages, disability, attorneys’ fees, and costs of litigation and settlement, as well as any liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from: (i) use, redemption, acceptance, possession, ownership, or misuse of any Prize, (ii) participation in any activity, event, or excursion offered in connection with the Prize, (iii) use of any facility, service, and/or accommodation related to the prize, or (iv) participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity or participation in any PMF Sweepstakes. The Releasees shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, misdirected, incomplete unreadable, inaccurate, garbled, or unintelligible entries, communications, or affidavits, regardless of the method of transmission; (ii) telephone system, telephone or computer hardware, software or other technical malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, delays, or transmission errors; (iii) data corruption, theft, destruction, or unauthorized access to or alteration of entry or other materials; (iv) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by the prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use of a prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes; or (v) any printing, typographical, administrative, or technological errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Releasees are not responsible for computer malfunctions, network connections, email delivery problems, systems failure or incompatibility, typographical, technical or key-stroke errors, or interruptions in internet service, and for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged, or stolen notifications. In the event PMF is prevented from continuing with a Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, or any federal, state or local government law, order, or regulation, or other cause not reasonably within PMF’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), then subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the designated end date, PMF will (if possible) select the winners from all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these 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 rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
Disputes regarding these terms will be governed by the internal laws of the State of California. Decisions of PMF are binding and final. No claimant in any dispute involving PMF shall be entitled to claim or obtain indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages. PMF’s failure to enforce any provision in these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
To obtain a copy of Sweepstakes Official Rules or a winner’s list after the end of the Sweepstakes Period, email [insert email address]. To obtain the names of the winner in the Giveaway, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to Plan My Fun, Inc., [insert PMF address]. Attn: Sweepstakes Administrator no later than ninety (90) days after the end of the Sweepstake. Please specify the date on which the Sweepstake began, and the name of the specific Sweepstakes.
All entries become the sole property of PMF and none will be returned. In the event of a dispute, entries made by Internet will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The “authorized account holder” is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, service provider or other online organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A potential winner may be requested to provide PMF with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, human error or any other causes beyond the control of PMF that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, PMF reserves the right in its] sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. PMF 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 alteration of, entries. PMF is/ not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by PMF on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the Sweepstakes. PMF may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, 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 Sponsor representatives.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE, MOBILE APPLICATION, OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, PMF RESERVE(S) THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW
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