Rakuten “Virtual Meet and Greet with Stephen Curry” Giveaway

Rakuten “Virtual Meet and Greet with Stephen Curry” Giveaway

No Purchase Necessary TO ENTER OR WIN.  

The Rakuten “Virtual Meet and Greet with Stephen Curry” Giveaway (“Promotion”) is sponsored by Ebates Performance Marketing, Inc. dba Rakuten Rewards (“Rakuten”), 160 Spear Street, Suite 1900, San Francisco, CA 94105 (“Sponsor”). 

ELIGIBILITY: Open Only to Legal Residents OF THE fifty (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 18 years of age or older, WHO ARE RAKUTEN MEMBERS. ESTABLISHING A RAKUTEN ACCOUNT IS FREE. Void Where Prohibited. Employees of Sponsor, GMR Marketing LLC, Stephen Curry (collectively, “Promotion Entities”), and all of their immediate families (spouse, and parents, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related,  are not eligible to enter or win. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and/or judges, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Promotion. Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

HOW TO ENTER:  On May 16, 2021, beginning at or around 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and ending at 11:59 p.m. PT, there are two (2) ways to enter (each, an “Entry Method). 1) Instagram: Visit the Rakuten profile page on Instagram, find the post about the Promotion and comment by tagging three (3) friends you’d pick to attend the Meet & Greet (as defined below) if you win. Or, 2) Twitter: Visit the Rakuten profile page on Twitter, find the post about the Promotion and @reply by tagging three (3) friends you’d pick to attend the Meet & Greet if you win. If you do not already do so, you must “follow” @Rakuten on the platform on which you entered to be eligible.

Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Limit one (1) entry per person per Entry Method.  Multiple entries through any one Entry Method will be void. Entries become the sole property of Sponsor.

If you do not have a Twitter and/or Instagram account, establishing an account is free.  All Twitter and/or Instagram terms apply (as applicable). Your Twitter account must be set to “public” in order for your entry to be eligible. You can return the applicable account to “private” and/or “unfollow” @Rakuten any time after the winner has been announced.  

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Entry must be in keeping with Sponsor’s image & not be offensive or inappropriate, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Entry must not defame or violate or infringe upon the rights of any person or entity. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry and remove any post that it determines, in its sole discretion, is not in compliance with these Official Rules.

WINNER DETERMINATION:  One (1) potential winner will be selected for each Entry Method from among all eligible entries received for the applicable Entry Method. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for the applicable drawing. Nonwinning entries from one drawing will not be included in the other drawing.

Potential winners will each be notified by direct message or @reply and must respond within 48 hours of notice being sent. Potential winners and their guests may also be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a background check response form, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release as well as cause guests selected to attend Meet & Greet to execute and return a liability and publicity release, all within five (5) days of date of issuance. In addition, potential winners and guests will be required to submit to a background check. If a potential winner fails to respond to the initial notification within 48 hours or to agree to a background check, or if all required documents are not returned within the specified time period, a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or a potential winner is not in compliance with these rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner selected, time permitting. Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a background check on the potential winner and guests, and reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify a potential winner or ban such guest based on the results of the background check if Sponsor determines in its sole discretion that awarding the prize to such potential winner or having such guest in attendance might reflect negatively on Sponsor or any of the Promotion Entities. Failure of a guest to execute and return the liability and publicity release within the stated time period or submit to a background will ban such guest from attending the Meet & Greet. In such an event, potential winner may select an alternate guest, time permitting. A potential winner will only be permitted to select one (1) alternate guest. A potential winner is not an official winner until such time as they have been notified by Sponsor that the verification process has been completed and they have officially been declared a winner.

Prize (2) (one (1) per entry method): A virtual meet and greet with Stephen Curry for each winner and three (3) friends (“Meet & Greet”) plus a Golden State Warriors jersey for same (not game used).The Meet & Greet will be conducted through Zoom or a similar online video conference application and will last for approximately 10-15 minutes. Exact date and time of The Meet & Greet will be determined by Sponsor. Approximate Retail Value of prize package: $480.00 each. Total ARV of all prizes: $960.00. For the avoidance of doubt, if winner has fewer than 3 guests, the number of jerseys provided as part of the prize will be for winner plus the number of guests in attendance at the Meet & Greet, up to 4 total.

Meet & Greet Conditions and Restrictions: Winners and guests must follow the guidelines for the applicable Meet & Greet that will be provided by Sponsor prior to that Meet & Greet. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of prize. Meet & Greet may be recorded by Sponsor (“Meet & Greet Footage”). Sponsor shall own all right, title and interest in and to the Meet & Greet Footage and winners and guests each grant to Sponsor and its designees, successors, assigns and licensees the right to edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, display, perform, create screenshots, stills or derivative works based upon, or otherwise exploit the Meet & Greet Footage and all elements embodied therein, along with their names, biographical information, likenesses, performances, voices or images, in whole or in part, on their own or together with other materials for advertising, trade, promotional and other purposes, in all media now known or hereafter discovered (including, without limitation, posting the Meet & Greet Footage on Sponsor’s websites (including, without limitation, its social media pages or accounts)), in any manner, worldwide in perpetuity, without further compensation, notification or permission.  Sponsor has no obligation to make use of the rights granted herein. 

Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. All federal, state and local taxes, if any, and all other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of the winners. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Limit one (1) prize per person.

GRANT OF RIGHTS:  By submitting an entry, each entrant grants to Sponsor and its licensees, successors and assigns an irrevocable, perpetual, unlimited, royalty-free, fully paid-up license to reproduce, distribute, display, exhibit, exploit, perform, edit, create derivatives of, and otherwise use the entry and all elements of such entry, together with any other material, and the name, user name, city and state of residence, voice, image and/or likeness of entrant (including, but not limited to, applicable profile photo), in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, in any manner, in whole or in part, worldwide, without compensation or notification to, or permission from, winner or any third party, for any purpose whatsoever, including without limitation, for purposes of advertising or trade.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Entrants, by participating, agree that Promotion Entities, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Inc., and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of prize or participation in this Promotion. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered or garbled entries, posts, email, comments, direct messages or other communications of any kind; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Promotion, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Promotion-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Promotion or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Promotion or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void.  Should any portion of the Promotion be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Promotion and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner(s) for the Entry Method(s) at issue from all eligible, non-suspect entries received for such Entry Method(s) prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor.

USE OF DATA:  Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants in accordance with its privacy policy.  Please review the Sponsor’s privacy policy at https://www.rakuten.com/help/article/privacy-policy-360002101688.

WINNERS LIST: To receive the name(s) of the winner(s) (available after August 1), send an email to: socialteam@rakuten.com, by no later than August 15.

Sponsored by Ebates Performance Marketing, Inc. dba Rakuten Rewards, 160 Spear St, Floor 19, San Francisco, CA, 94105.

Administered by Sponsor and GMR Marketing LLC, 5000 South Towne Drive, New Berlin, WI, 53151.

This Promotion is not in any way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Inc., or any other social media platform.