Sweepstakes Rules

PROMOTION OVERVIEW

Promotion Name: Website Giveaway

Sponsor: Causey Creative, LLC

Eligibility: Residents of United States (the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia). Void elsewhere prohibited by law.

PROMOTION PERIOD:

START DATE: Monday, August 15th 2016, 7PM EST

END DATE: Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 11:59PM EST

IMPORTANT DATES:

DRAW DATE: Monday, November 28th 2016, 12PM EST

PUBLISH DATE: Thursday, December 15th 2016, 12PM EST

PRIZE AND APPROX. RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”):

Prize will consist of the following, valued at $3,000:

1) Responsive (mobile-friendly) Website Layout/Template using Divi Child Theme and managed with WordPress.org software
2) Customization using winner’s choice of colors, images (logos, original content, profile pics, owned content such as stock photos, etc) limited up to 10 pages, exclusions apply
3) 6 months of free hosting & website maintenance by Causey Creative (valued up to $300);
4) free subdomain hosted on causeycreative.com, i.e: winnersite.causeycreative.com OR website integration with owner’s existing or separately purchased domain name (approx. cost $10/year);
5) up to six (6) consultations via phone/skype throughout the duration of the website design project;
6) Integrations such as social media share/follow, newsletter signup, and custom forms (optional).

For the avoidance of doubt there will only be 1 (one) website package given away for this promotion.

Total Prize approximate retail value is $3,000 USD.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

Information on eligibility, mechanics of how to enter and prizes form part of these Conditions of Entry. Entry into this promotion is deemed acceptance of these Rules of Entry by each Entrant.

1. Eligibility: The Website Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to those who sign up at the online sweepstakes page and who are 18 years of age as of the date of entry (“Entrants”). The sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the United States and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Causey Creative LLC (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 Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes 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 Causey Creative LLC, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

3. Promotional Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on or about August 15, 2016 and ending November 15, 2016. All online entries must be received by November 15, 2016 11:59PM EST.

4. How to Enter: To enter, Entrants, during the Promotional Period, must fully and correctly complete and successfully submit the online entry form, in accordance with the instructions provided on a Promotional Website. “Promotional Website” means https://www.causeycreative.com, any website in the Sponsor’s partnership network, or any one (1) of the Sponsor’s other websites, the Sponsor’s mobile applications (via their compatible mobile device in the manner required) or any website in the Promoter’s partnership network. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The entry must fulfill all sweepstakes 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 Causey Creative LLC. You may enter only once and you must fill in the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email 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.

As an alternative form of entry, mail the required information in a sealed envelope directly to the Sponsor at Causey Creative LLC, 86 Gaston Westbrook Ave., Unit 579, Emerson, GA 30137. Please include your first and last name, return address, birth date, email (if available), phone number, business name (if applicable), title at business (if applicable), and url of your existing website (if applicable). All mailed entries must be postmarked by November 15, 2016 11:59PM EST. An entrant may either email OR mail an entry, totaling only ONE entry per person per household. If an entrant attempts multiple entries, all entries will be void.

5. Prizes: One winner will receive a professionally designed website, worth $3000 (“ARV”). The website prize includes the following: 1) Responsive (mobile-friendly) Website Layout/Template using Divi Child Theme and managed with WordPress.org software 2) Customization using winner’s choice of colors, images (logos, original content, profile pics, owned content such as stock photos, etc) limited up to 10 pages, exclusions apply 3) 6 months of free hosting & website maintenance by Causey Creative (valued up to $300); 4) free subdomain hosted on causeycreative.com, i.e: winnersite.causeycreative.com OR website integration with owner’s existing or separately purchased domain name (approx. cost $10/year); 5) up to six (6) consultations via phone/skype throughout the duration of the website design project; 6) Integrations such as social media share/follow, newsletter signup, and custom forms are optional. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. Once the winner’s free six (6) months of hosting and maintenance has expired, the winner has the option of paying $35/month for continued services or canceling their plan, which will result in the website being taken down. 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/or 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 Causey Creative LLC 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: Winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing under the supervision of the Sponsor. Winners will be notified via email to the email address they entered the Sweepstakes within five (5) days following the winner selection. Causey Creative LLC 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 15 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.

Where more than one prize is available, up to the amount of eligible entries (as advertised for a relevant promotion) will be drawn from all entries received in each advertised promotion, and each will win one (1) prize. Prize will be awarded in the name of the winner/s. The Sponsor’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. The winner/s of each draw will have their names and localities published on www.causeycreative.com/sweepstakes/winners within fifteen (15) days of the relevant draw and will remain on that website for a minimum of twenty-eight (28) days. Where applicable, prize winners shall also be published in a relevant local newspaper within 7 days of the relevant draw. All reasonable steps to notify winners will be taken by the Sponsor.

The Sponsor may draw additional reserve entries in the draw and record them (in order) in case an invalid entry or ineligible Entrant is drawn or the Entrant is ineligible to accept or declines to participate in the prize. Each Entrant whose entry is drawn by the Sponsor must confirm their eligibility to be awarded the prize, and their ability to accept and participate in the prize within seven (7) business days of being successfully notified by the Sponsor that their entry has been drawn, otherwise their entry will be deemed invalid. A prize will only be awarded following any winner validation, receipt of promotional photography of the winner (if applicable) and verification that the Sponsor requires in its sole discretion. In the event of an invalid entry or if the Entrant is ineligible to accept or declines to participate in the prize, the prize will be awarded to the first reserve entry drawn. If the prize cannot be awarded to the Entrant drawn, the Sponsor will continue this process until the prize is awarded or for three alternative Entrants, depending on the particular prize redemption dates, if any. If after this process the prize has still not been awarded, or if an Entrant drawn cannot be notified, the Sponsor will hold an Unclaimed Prize Draw.

Unclaimed Prize Draw: The Sponsor may conduct a further draw 3 months and 3 days from the original prize draw at their premises, as is necessary in order to distribute the prize if unclaimed by that date, subject to any written directions given under applicable State or Territory legislation. In the event of a winner in the unclaimed prize draw, the winner will be notified in writing within two (3) days of the draw and their name and locality will be published on www.causeycreative.com/sweepstakes/winners within fifteen (15) days after the draw and will remain on that website for a minimum of twenty-eight (28) days. All reasonable steps to notify the winner of the results of the unclaimed prize draw (if any) will be taken by the Sponsor. The Sponsor’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Prize winner will be confirmed via email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within seven (7) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, a W-9 Form if required and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, “the Releases”) (except where prohibited). The Releases will require the winner to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the sole purpose of tax reporting, as required by law. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. The prize package will be awarded within approximately 45 days after the winner is verified.

The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes 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 SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

8. Rights Granted by you: By entering this content you understand that Causey Creative LLC, anyone acting on behalf of Causey Creative LLC, 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 Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.

9. Terms: Causey Creative LLC reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes. In such case, Causey Creative LLC may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Causey Creative LLC. Causey Creative LLC 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 Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.

Causey Creative LLC 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, Causey Creative LLC reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to receive occasional marketing communications from Causey Creative LLC, including email newsletters, text messages and phone calls (if phone number is provided). You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter or contacting privacy[AT]causeycreative.com.

Publicity:As a condition of entering this promotion, an Entrant consents to, in the event they are the winner, the Sponsor using the Entrant’s name, likeness, image and/or voice (including photograph, film and/or recording of the same) in any media for an unlimited period of time without further notification, review, remuneration or compensation, permission or approval, for the purpose of promoting, publicizing or marketing the promotion (including any outcome), and/or promoting any products or services manufactured, distributed and/or supplied by the Sponsor. The Entrant agrees that, in the event they are the winner, the Entrant will participate in all reasonable promoted activities in relation to the Sweepstakes as requested by the Sponsor and its agents.

10. Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless Causey Creative LLC and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant’s participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

The Promotional Website may contain links to other websites (Linked Sites), including Promotional Partner and Paid Sponsor websites. The Sponsor and the publisher of the website on which this promotion appears are not responsible for the content of any Linked Sites, whether or not the Sponsor is affiliated with the Linked Sites. The Sponsor does not in any way endorse any Linked Sites and is not responsible for the quality or delivery of any products or services offered, accessed or advertised by such Linked Sites. To the extent that these Linked Sites collect Personal Information or postings from Entrants, the Sponsor shall bear no responsibility or liability for the manner in which such information or postings are used or exploited. The Linked Sites are for Entrants’ convenience only and Entrants agree to access them at their own risk.

Social media membership, pages, applications and use of social media generally is subject to the prevailing terms and conditions of use of the social media platform. The promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, any social media platform. If an Entrant uses social media to participate in the promotion, the Entrant understands that they are providing their information to the Sponsor and not to any social media platform. Entrants are solely responsible and liable for the content of their entries and any other information they transmit to other Internet users.

By participating in this promotion, the Entrant acknowledges that personal information will be collected and processed in accordance with the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which can be found at: https://www.causeycreative.com/privacy-policy/, and which details the Personal Information being collected, the purpose of its collection, where the Personal Information will be stored and, if an Entrant opts-in, how it will be shared with third parties, in accordance with the Sponsor’s disclosure obligations under privacy laws.

An entry and any copyright or moral rights subsisting in an entry irrevocably become, at time of entry, the property of the Sponsor. The Sponsor collects Personal Information about an Entrant to include the Entrant in the promotion and, where appropriate, award prizes. If the Personal Information requested is not provided, the Entrant cannot enter in the promotion and is deemed ineligible. An Entrant agrees that the Sponsor may, in the event the Entrant is a winner, publish or cause to be published the name, locality and entry of that Entrant in any media as required under the relevant legislation. An Entrant can gain access to, update or correct any Personal Information held by the Sponsor by contacting the Sponsor’s Privacy Officer, at privacy[AT]causeycreative.com. All Personal Information will be stored by the Sponsor in accordance with the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. A copy of the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy in relation to the treatment of Personal Information collected may be obtained by contacting the Sponsor or on www.causeycreative.com (https://causeycreative.com/privacy-policy/).

Access to Promotion: Any costs associated with accessing a Promotional Platform remain the responsibility of each Entrant and may vary depending on the Internet service provider or telecommunications provider that the Entrant uses. The Sponsor and its associated agencies, partners and companies are not responsible for any problems, delays or technical malfunction of any telephone or network or lines, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, technical problems or traffic congestion on a network or a mobile network or any combination thereof, or any other technical failures including any damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s mobile handset, computer or peripherals related to, or resulting from, participation in this promotion or the downloading of any materials related to this promotion.

Notice to Online Entrants: In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online Entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor may ask any Entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof that such party is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the entry. All reasonable steps to notify the winner will be taken by the Sponsor. The Sponsor’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Force Majeur: If this promotion is not capable of running as planned for any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor, including but not limited to war, terrorism, state of emergency or disaster (including natural disaster), infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, technical failures or anything which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this promotion, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion subject to any written directions made under applicable legislation,to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion and/or, if necessary, to provide an alternative prize or prizes to the same value as the original prize.

11. Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND GEORGIA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Acworth, Georgia having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

12. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Causey Creative LLC Web Site. To read the Privacy Policy, click here.

13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, you can either 1) mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Causey Creative LLC, 86 Gaston Westbrook Ave., Unit 579, Emerson, GA 30137, United States; or 2) send an email within 60 days of the End Date to sweepstake-winners@causeycreative.com stating “Winners request” and the name of the promotion in the subject line. Requests via e-mail or mail must be received no later than 60 days from the End Date.

14. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Causey Creative LLC, 86 Gaston Westbrook Ave., Unit 579, Emerson, GA 30137. (United States).

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