SPAREROOM RENTING IN 2023 SURVEY – OFFICIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN
1 The Sponsor
1.1 The sponsor is: Spareroom, Inc of 234 5th Avenue, #413, New York, NY, 10001, USA (“SpareRoom”)*.
2 The sweepstake
2.1 The title of the sweepstake is “SpareRoom Renting in 2023 Survey”.
3 How to enter
3.1 The SpareRoom Renting in 2023 Survey sweepstake will run from 08:00 hours EST on Friday 24 February 2023 (the "Opening Date") until 08:00 hours EST on Friday 17 March 2023 (the "Closing Date") inclusive.
3.2 All sweepstake entries must be received by SpareRoom by no later than 08:00 hours EST on the Closing Date. All sweepstake entries received after the Closing Date will not be counted for the sweepstake.
3.3 In order to enter the sweepstake, you must:
3.3.1 click on the link in the SpareRoom Renting in 2023 Survey email that SpareRoom sends you;
3.3.2 follow the on-screen entry instructions and answer all of the survey questions;
3.3.3 enter your email address in the final question of the survey; and
3.3.4 successfully submit your fully completed survey
by the Closing Date.
3.4 This sweepstake is free to enter and no purchase is necessary to enter or win. There is no charge to register for use of the SpareRoom platform or place a standard advertisement or to access or complete the survey. Upgrades are not required in order to enter this sweepstake.
3.5 Only one entry per person is permitted to the sweepstake. Use of any robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry method or entering more than the number of times permitted will void all entries and result in disqualification. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules.
3.6 SpareRoom, its employees, affiliates, contractors, representatives, agents and legal advisers will not accept:
3.6.1 responsibility or liability for sweepstake entries that are incorrect, delayed, corrupted or not successfully completed, regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result of any equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind; or
3.6.2 proof of transmission as proof of receipt of entry to the sweepstake.
3.7 By entering the sweepstake, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions (“Official Terms and Conditions”).
4.1 The sweepstake is open to all residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are both (a) at least 18 years old; and (b) of the age of majority under the laws of their jurisdiction as of the Opening Date, except:
4.1.1 employees of SpareRoom or its holding or subsidiary companies;
4.1.2 employees of agents or suppliers of SpareRoom or its holding or subsidiary companies, who are professionally connected with the sweepstake or its administration; or
4.1.3 members of the immediate families or households of those that fall within clause 4.1.1 and clause 4.1.2 above,
Void where prohibited.
4.2 In entering the sweepstake, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim the prize. SpareRoom may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the sweepstake.
4.3 SpareRoom will not accept sweepstake entries that do not comply with the Official Terms and Conditions of this sweepstake.
4.4 SpareRoom reserves all rights to disqualify you if your conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the sweepstake.
5 The prize
5.1 There are three (3) $100 Amazon eGift card prizes (ARV $100) for the sweepstake. Total value of all prizes is $300. All prizes will be awarded and in no event will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded.
5.2 The prize is not negotiable or transferable.
5.3 In order to claim a prize you must provide to SpareRoom:
5.3.1 proof of your residency and age; and
5.3.2 confirmation of your name and email address.
6.1 Three (3) winners will be chosen, from all eligible entries received, by a random draw performed by a computer process during working hours at 162 Brick Lane, London, E1 6RU on or around Monday 20 March 2023. The odds of winning depend upon the number of entries received.
6.2 The decision of SpareRoom regarding any aspect of this sweepstake is final and binding. No correspondence or discussion will be entered into about it.
6.3 SpareRoom will contact the winners personally as soon as practicable but in any event within seven (7) days of the Closing Date, using the email address entered within the survey response.
6.4 SpareRoom must either publish or make available information that indicates that a valid award took place. To comply with this obligation, SpareRoom will send the name of all prize winners to anyone who emails firstname.lastname@example.org within one (1) month of the Closing Date stated in clause 3.1.
7 Claiming the prize
7.1 If you are the winner of one of the prizes, you will have fourteen (14) days from the date SpareRoom contact you in accordance with clause 6.3 to confirm acceptance of the prize and provide the detail required in clause 5.3. SpareRoom will then, within fourteen (14) days of receiving such satisfactory confirmation and detail, organise for the prize to be emailed to the winner’s email address (please note, by entering into this sweepstake you acknowledge and accept that your details will be provided to Amazon.com, Inc or its affiliates for the purposes of delivery of the prize). If you do not claim the prize in accordance with the timeframes set out in this clause, your claim will become invalid.
7.2 SpareRoom will make all reasonable efforts to contact the winners in accordance with clause 6.3. If a winner cannot be contacted or is not available, or has not claimed or is ineligible to claim their prize in accordance with clause 7.1, SpareRoom reserves the right to offer the prize to another entrant randomly selected in accordance with the process set out at clause 6.1 from those eligible entries that were received before the Closing Date.
7.3 SpareRoom, its employees, affiliates, contractors, representatives, agents and legal advisers, will not be responsible or liable for a winner’s failure to receive prize notifications due to the winner’s spam, junk email or other security settings or for the winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information.
7.4 All income taxes resulting from acceptance of the prize are the full responsibility of the winner. SpareRoom will report the value of the income to federal, state and local authorities and provide 1099s or appropriate tax forms as required by law.
8 Limitation of liability
8.1 INSOFAR AS IS PERMITTED BY LAW, SPAREROOM, AND ITS AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, CONTRACTORS, REPRESENTATIVES AND LEGAL ADVISERS WILL NOT IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO COMPENSATE THE WINNERS OR ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE (INCLUDING PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES), CLAIM, EXPENSE (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES), PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH OCCURRING AS A RESULT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKE OR ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE EXCEPT WHERE IT IS CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF SPAREROOM, ITS AGENTS OR THAT OF THEIR EMPLOYEES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. YOUR STATUTORY RIGHTS ARE NOT AFFECTED.
8.2 SpareRoom shall not be responsible or liable for errors in the publishing of the offer, administration of the sweepstake or announcement of the prize.
8.3 ANY ATTEMPT BY A COMPETITOR, INDIVIDUAL OR ORGANIZATION TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKE MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPAREROOM RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL OR ORGANIZATION TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
9.1 By entering this sweepstake, you consent to us contacting you by email in relation to this sweepstake and other similar sweepstakes, including but not limited to in relation to details of winners and details of future sweepstakes. You can withdraw your consent at any time by notifying us in writing, following any “unsubscribe” instructions included in any email which we send to you, or by clicking on “My Account” on the website homepage and updating your account preferences.
9.2 If you are one of the winners of the sweepstake, you consent, without further compensation, to taking part in such publicity as may reasonably be requested by SpareRoom for the purposes of promotion of the winners of this sweepstake and promoting further similar sweepstakes, unless prohibited by law. All federal and state laws apply.
10 Data protection and publicity
11.1 If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these Official Terms and Conditions, including by acting fraudulently or dishonestly, SpareRoom, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to exclude you from participating in the sweepstake and/or refuse to award the prize.
11.2 SpareRoom reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, amend, withdraw, terminate or temporarily suspend the sweepstake where it becomes necessary to do so, including in the event of any error, unforeseen circumstances, suspected evidence of tampering with any portion of the sweepstake or any technical reason outside its reasonable control, with no liability to any entrants or third parties, but will use all reasonable endeavours to avoid consumer disappointment. In the event of termination, SpareRoom, in its sole discretion, may elect to select winners from among all eligible entries received as of the date of termination. In the event a dispute arises as to the identity of a potentially winning entrant, entries will be declared made by the person whose details appear on the online entry form.
11.3 You agree that all matters arising out of or relating to this sweepstake and these Official Terms and Conditions are governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any of its conflict of laws provisions thereof. You further agree that any legal suit, action, or proceeding arising out of or relating to this sweepstake and these Official Terms and Conditions shall be brought exclusively in the applicable federal or state courts located in New York County, New York.
11.4 The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Terms and Conditions 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 Terms and Conditions 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. These Official Terms and Conditions cannot be modified or amended in any way except in writing by a duly authorised representative of SpareRoom.
11.5 Any and all disputes arising out of this sweepstake shall be brought within one (1) year of the end of the sweepstake, notwithstanding any contrary statute of limitations.