2017 Sphero Daily Deals Contest Rules

2017 Sphero Daily Deals Sweepstakes Official Rules


  1. SPONSOR: These sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) are sponsored by Sphero, Inc., 4772 Walnut Street, Suite 206, Boulder, CO 80301 (“Sponsor” or Sphero). The Sweepstakes are not sponsored in any way by Disney Consumer Products, Inc., Lucasfilm Ltd., Marvel Entertainment, LLC, or any parent, affiliated, and subsidiary companies of either entity (collectively, the “Disney Entities”).
  1. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is offered only to legal United States residents in the United States who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry (each an “Eligible Entrant”). Any individual (including but not limited to employees, officers, directors, agents, consultants, independent contractors and interns of Sponsor or of the Disney Entities) who has, within the past six (6) months, held employment with or performed services for Sponsor, the Disney Entities, or any organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes are not eligible to enter or win  (collectively “Released Parties”) and their family members and persons living in the same households of such individuals are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.  
  1. PROMOTION PERIODS: The Sweepstakes will be broken up into three periods (each a Promotion Period”), with a different Prize (defined below) for each period. Promotion Period 1 shall start at 2:00 PM (all times Mountain Time) on December 7, 2017 and end at 9:59 PM on December 7, 2017. Promotion Period 2 shall start at 10:00 PM on December 7, 2017 and end 9:59 PM on December 10, 2017. Promotion Period 3 shall start at 10:00 PM on December 10, 2017 and end at 9:59 PM on December 11, 2017. All entries must be received during the respective Promotion Period to be eligible to win a Prize (defined below).
  1. HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES: You can enter the Sweepstakes retweeting the respective promotional tweet from the Sphero Twitter account. Commenting on the Sphero tweet is not necessary. 
  1. Submissions. Any information submitted in connection with your entry must meet the following criteria: (a) it must not be derogatory, offensive, threatening, defamatory, disparaging, libelous or contain any content that is inappropriate, indecent, sexual, profane, unreasonably dangerous to people or property, tortuous, slanderous, discriminatory in any way, or that promotes hatred or harm against any group or person, or otherwise does not comply with the theme and spirit of the Sweepstakes; (b) it must not contain content, material or any element that is unlawful, or otherwise in violation of or contrary to all applicable federal, state, or local laws; (c) it must not contain any content, material or element that displays any third party advertising, slogan, logo, trademark or otherwise indicates a sponsorship or endorsement by a third party, commercial entity or that is not within the spirit of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion; (d) it must be original, unpublished works; (e) it cannot contain any content, element, or material that violates a third party’s publicity, privacy or intellectual property rights; (f) it must not include any disparaging remarks relating to the Sponsor or a third party; or (g) it must not contain any materials that violate any Social Media Account terms and conditions, including without limitation any inaccurately tagged content or hashtags. 
  1. Sponsor shall one prize per Promotion Period (each a “Prize”) for the Sweepstakes. The Prizes are as follows, with each Prize changeable in Sponsor’s sole discretion:
    1. Promotion Period 1:  1 Ollie, 1 Darkside, 1 Nubby Cover, 1 Turbo Cover, 1 Ultra Tire Set, and 1 Sphero scarf OR beanie (as determined by Sponsor).
    2. Promotion Period 2: 1 Ultimate Lightning McQueen™ by Sphero OR 1 Spider-Man™ App-enabled Super Hero by Sphero OR 1 BB-8™ Special Edition plus 1 Sphero scarf or beanie (as determined by Sponsor).
    3. Promotion Period 3: 1 R2-D2™ App-Enabled Droid™ by Sphero plus 1 Sphero scarf or beanie (as determined by Sponsor).
  1. APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (ARV) AND ODDS OF WINNING: The ARVs for the Prizes are as follows: Promotion Period 1: $180; Promotion Period 2: $250; Promotion Period 3: $160. If you have questions regarding any component of the Prize, please contact Sponsor at support@sphero.com. The odds of winning the Sweepstakes will depend on the number of entries submitted. Each entry shall be equally weighted and have the same chance of winning.
  1. RANDOM SWEEPSTAKES DRAWINGS: After the end of Promotion Periods 1 and 3, Sponsor will choose 1 winner from all eligible entries for that period. After each full day of Promotion Period 2, Sponsor will choose 1 winner from all eligible entries for that day of the period for a total of 3 winners. If your entry is drawn, you will be deemed a potential winner of a Prize, pending confirmation and/or verification of your eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.
  1. AWARD OF PRIZE: If you are selected as a potential winner of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor shall notify you via Twitter. To claim your Prize, you must respond back via email within the time period indicated herein and provide the information requested by Sponsor. Before awarding a Prize, Sponsor may require you to furnish proof of identification and other proof of eligibility under these Official Rules. You must execute and return all documents within ten (10) business days from the date it is sent to you or your Prize may (in Sponsor’s sole discretion) be forfeited. If you are found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, decline to accept the Prize, Sponsor is unable to contact you, or in the event that the Prize or notification thereof is returned as undeliverable, you will forfeit the Prize, and Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, select an alternative potential winner at random from the pool of all Eligible Entrants. If you do not claim your Prize within three days of the end of the Promotion Period, your win shall be null and void and the Prize will have no value to you. The right to receive a Prize is non-assignable, non-transferable and no prize substitution, exchange or cash equivalent will be allowed, except by Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value in case of unavailability of prize or force majeure. The Prize will be awarded. Federal, state and local taxes, if any, are your sole responsibility. The Prize is awarded AS IS and without any warranties of any kind.  
  2. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Sponsor, the Disney Entities, and the Released Parties are not responsible for illegible, lost, late, incomplete, misdirected, or undeliverable Entries or Prize notifications; or for any failures, delays, or misdeliveries of the postal system, computer, telephone, satellite, cable, network, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, or availability, or garbled, corrupt or jumbled transmissions, service provider/Internet/web site/use net accessibility, availability, or traffic congestion, or any technical, typographical, or other error, or unauthorized human intervention, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of registration information, or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information. Sponsor, the Disney Entities, and the Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, or technical error. If, for technical reasons, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.
  1. BINDING NATURE, WAIVER, INDEMNIFICATION: By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree: (a) to be bound by these Official Rules and by all applicable laws and decisions of Sponsor, which shall be binding and final; (b) to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with respect to these Official Rules; (c) to waive all of your rights to bring any claim, action, or proceeding against any of Sponsor, the Disney Entities, and/or the Released Parties in connection with Sponsor’s website (the “Site”) or the Sweepstakes; and (d) to forever and irrevocably agree to release, defend, indemnify, and hold harmless each of Sponsor, the Disney Entities, and the Released Parties from any and all claims, lawsuits, judgments, causes of action, proceedings, demands, fines, penalties, liability costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable outside attorneys’ fees) that may arise in connection with: (i) the Site, or the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to your participation or inability to participate in the Sweepstakes, (ii) typographical or printing errors in these Official Rules or the Sweepstakes materials, (iii) any change in the Prize (or any components thereof) due to unavailability, or due to reasons beyond Sponsor’s control, (iv) any interruptions in or postponement, cancellation, or modification of the Sweepstakes, (v) human error, (vi) incorrect or inaccurate transcription, receipt or transmission of any entry, (vii) any technical malfunctions or unavailability of the Site or any telephone network, computer system, computer online system, computer timing and/or dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, or Internet service provider, or mail service utilized by Sponsor, any of the Released Parties or by you, (viii) interruption or inability to access the Site or any online service via the Internet due to hardware or software compatibility problems, (ix) any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects, and/or any other errors or malfunctions, (x) any late, lost, stolen, mutilated, misdirected, illegible, delayed, garbled, corrupted, destroyed, incomplete, undeliverable or damaged Entries, (xi) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of the Released Parties, (xii) a lost, late, stolen, misdirected, damaged or destroyed Prize (or any element thereof), or (xiii) negligence or willful misconduct by you. The Sweepstakes and Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the state of Colorado, without respect to any conflicts of laws provision that would require the application of the laws of a different jurisdiction. Except where prohibited, you agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the state and federal courts in Denver, Colorado; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain awards for, and you hereby waive all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.
  1. PRIVACY; PUBLICITY RIGHTS: By submitting an entry, you agree to allow Sponsor the perpetual right to use, display and otherwise use any information you submit in connection with your entry (“Profile”). By accepting the Prize, you agree to allow Sponsor and/or Sponsor’s designee the perpetual right to use your name, Profile, biographical information, and/or likeness, and statements for promotion, trade, commercial, advertising and publicity purposes, at any time or times, in all media now known or hereafter discovered including live television, world wide, including but not limited to on the Internet, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation except where prohibited by law. By entering, you may be contacted by Sponsor with future promotional offers. Information provided by you to participate in this Sweepstakes is subject to Sponsor's privacy policy at http://www.sphero.com/privacy.


  1. GENERAL: In the event of any conflict with any details contained in these Official Rules and details contained on the Site, the details set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail. Sponsor reserves the right, to disqualify any individual found, in its sole opinion, to be tampering with the operation of the Site or the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules. CAUTION AND WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
  1. WINNERS’ LIST. For a list of prize winners, write your name and address on a 3"x 5" card and mail it in an envelope to: Sphero, Inc., Attn: Social Media Department, 4772 Walnut Street, Suite 206, Boulder, CO 80301. Winner List requests will only be accepted after the Sweepstakes’ end date and requests must be received no later than thirty (30) days after such end date.
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