GET SORBET HUMAN RESOURCE PROFESSIONALS CONTEST AND GIVEAWAY

Official Rules


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASES WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.


SPONSOR

The Human Resources Professionals Contest and Giveaway (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Shift Time Inc. (“Sponsor”), subject to the following terms and conditions. 

THE CONTEST IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED, ADMINISTERED BY OR ASSOCIATED WITH FACEBOOK, INC., INSTAGRAM, INC., YOUTUBE, INC., TWITTER, INC., LINKEDIN CORPORATION, OR TIKTOK, EVEN THOUGH SPONSOR MAY PROMOTE AND ADVERTISE THIS CONTEST USING SERVICES PROVIDED BY ANY OF THE FOREGOING PLATFORMS.

 

ELIGIBILITY

No purchase is necessary to enter or win the Contest. This Contest is open to legal residents of the United States only. This Contest is void where prohibited by law. You must be 18 years or older at the time of entry, and you must possess a valid form of identification.  Employees of Sponsor and its affiliates, and their immediate family members (parents, spouses, children, siblings, or grandparents), are NOT eligible to participate in the Contest. 


In order to enter our Contest, you must be a Human Resources professional nominated for entry by yourself or a member of your team.  In addition, you must be employed by a company of 250 employees or more.

HOW TO ENTER

Eligible persons may enter the Contest by filling out the application at https://www.getsorbet.com/hr-christmas-gift.  In your application, you must describe how and why you have excelled in your field and in your career by focusing on employee wellness and wellbeing.  Sponsor will choose winners based on applications that most successfully illustrate their contribution to employee wellness and wellbeing and how it has propelled their careers and/or advanced their fields.
Entry is limited to one (1) entry per person.  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.  You must provide all of the information requested in the application.  Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the application’s specifications or these Official Rules may be disqualified at Sponsor’s sole discretion.  
Sponsor 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. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, communication transmissions, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile device relating to or resulting from participation in this Contest or downloading any materials in this Contest. Cellphone carriers may charge for data usage for entering the Contest using a mobile phone.

TIMING

Contest begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on December 14, 2021 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on December 24th, 2021.  No entries will be accepted after 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on December 24th, 2021.

HOW TO WIN

Sponsor will review all eligible applications and choose thirteen (13) winners, including one (1) Grand Prize winner.  The winners will be chosen based on a number of factors including, without limitation, the Contest entrant’s compelling description of how you have excelled in your career by focusing on employee wellness and wellbeing, and other factors as evaluated and determined solely in Sponsor’s discretion.  Within one (1) week following the end of the Contest, thirteen (13) winners, including one (1) Grand Prize winner, will be selected by Sponsor from all eligible entries received during the Contest period.  ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY THE WINNERS (AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN THE WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS A WINNER OF THE CONTEST, AND ALL PRIZES AND PRIVILEGES AS A WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

PRIZES AND ODDS

The total Prizes awarded shall be in the amount of $3,000, all issued in pre-paid gift cards for online purchases at any participating retailer, as follows:

  • One (1) Grand Prize winner shall be awarded $1,000 in the form of a pre-paid gift card for online purchases;

  • Two (2) second-place winners shall be awarded $500 each in the form of a pre-paid gift card for online purchases; and

  • Ten (10) third-place winners shall be awarded $100 each in the form of a pre-paid gift card for online purchases.

Odds of winning the Prizes will depend upon the number of eligible entries received.  
The Prizes are nontransferable and must be accepted as awarded. No substitutions or transfer of the Prizes are permitted, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the Prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value.
THE PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  FOR AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT, SPONSOR EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY FOR INJURIES, DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND/OR CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS CONTEST, THE PRIZES, OR THE WINNERS’ USE OR ENJOYMENT OF THE PRIZES.  SPONSOR’S LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED SOLELY TO PROVIDING THE PRIZES HEREUNDER IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES.

NOTIFICATION, RESPONSE REQUIREMENTS

Selection of the winners will be made no later than one (1) week following the end of the Contest. 

Sponsor will notify the winners via email or in person within approximately one (1) week of the winners being chosen.  Within forty-eight (48) hours of notification by email or in person, the winners must complete, execute, and return to Sponsor any tax form, affidavit, waiver, release, indemnity agreement, and/or any additional documents required by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion and/or required by applicable tax authorities. Failure to comply with the requirements of this paragraph may result in disqualification and in the forfeiture of any right to a Prize.

TAXES

The winners will be solely responsible for all taxes (federal, state, and local) related to acceptance, collection, and use of the Prizes.  

RELEASE

By participating in the Contest and/or accepting a Prize, a participant/winner agrees to defend, release and hold harmless Sponsor, its affiliates, and its and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, representatives and agents (collectively “Releasees”) from and against any actions, claims and/or liability for injury, loss or damage of any kind, (including the violation or infringement of any proprietary or personal right of any individual or entity) resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the Contest, and/or the use, acceptance, or possession of a Prize, including any action, claim or liability arising from the unauthorized submission of any information.

By participating in the Contest and/or accepting a Prize, a participant/winner hereby consents to and gives Sponsor the right to use, publish, and display the winner’s (and where applicable a participant’s) full name, voice, likeness, image, portrait, city and state, statements about the Contest, biographical information, and any other information or materials contained in such person’s Contest application (including, without limitation, video content), for advertising, trade, publicity and/or promotional purposes, in any media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, and on the internet, without review, notification or approval, all without additional consideration, except as prohibited by law.

Participants agree that by participating in the Contest they hereby release the Releasees from any liability in connection with: (a) entries that are ineligible as a result of being lost, late, illegible, damaged, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, or in violation of these Official Rules; (b) any typographical or other human or technical errors in the offer or administration of the Contest, including but not limited to errors in advertising, these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of the winner, or the distribution/awarding of a Prize; (c) any omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay, misdirection, damage, injury, technical malfunctions or traffic congestion on the Internet/telephone network, or at any website, or any combination thereof.

REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

By entering this Contest, you represent and warrant that your application is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your application (including any video content) infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, you will be disqualified at the sole discretion of Sponsor. If the content of your application is claimed to constitute infringement, misappropriation, or violation of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, you shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Releasees from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which the Releasees may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of any such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.

PRIVACY POLICY

Information submitted with an application is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on Sponsor’s website https://www.getsorbet.com/website-privacy-policy.

MAILING LIST

By entering this Contest, you agree to receive newsletters and other promotional material from Sponsor. You may update your newsletter subscription preferences, and may opt-out of marketing emails altogether, upon receipt of any newsletter email from Sponsor.

LAW

All federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law. By entering the Contest, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. All personal information entrants submit will be handled in accordance with the laws of the United States. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with the Contest in any way, shall be disqualified. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of entrants’, Sponsor, or the Releasees in connection with the Contest will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state’s laws.  Entrants hereby consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts located in New York County, New York in any action to enforce (or otherwise relating to) these Official Rules or relating to this Contest.

GENERAL

Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify entrants who violate these Official Rules or interfere with this Contest in any manner.  If an entrant is disqualified, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate that entrant’s eligibility to participate in the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend part or all of this Contest at any time without notice and for any reason, including if in Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Contest, or if virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness, or integrity and proper play of the Contest.