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Shop Small Photo Contest Rules

The stuff our lawyers make us say

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

By participating in the Shop Small Photo Contest, you agree to be fully and 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 GetGo as final and binding as it relates to the Shop Small Photo Contest. The Shop Small Photo Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. The Shop Small Photo Contest begins on Monday, November 14, 2016 at midnight and ends on Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST. Entries not received by Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST will be ineligible. 

GetGo will select the winners of the Shop Small Photo Contest by random drawing from all eligible entries. This is a game of chance. The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Participants may enter in the following ways:

  • Posting a public tweet on Twitter containing a photo of their receipt for a purchase at a small business including the hashtag #GrasshopperShopSmall
  • Posting a public Instagram photo showing a receipt for a purchase at a small business including the hashtag #GrasshopperShopSmall
  • Creating a public post on Grasshopper’s Facebook page containing a photo of a receipt for a purchase at a small business including the hashtag #GrasshopperShopSmall
  • Using the form located on the announcement blog post at:
    http://grasshopper.com/blog/grasshoppers-annual-shop-small-contest-is-back/

A small business is defined as:

  • Is organized for profit
  • Has a place of business in the US
  • Operates primarily within the U.S. or makes a significant contribution to the U.S. economy through payment of taxes or use of American products, materials or labor
  • Is independently owned and operated
  • Is not dominant in its field on a national basis

The winners of the Shop Small Photo Contest will be announced on Wednesday, December 28, 2016.  Due to the number of entries only the winners will be notified. Winners will be notified using the same network they submitted their entry on. Winners’ will also be posted on the announcement blog post. Winners' names will be available by request. Please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to us Attn: Allison Canty at 197 1st Ave, Suite 200, Needham, MA 02494, and we’ll send you the winners’ names.

Employees of GetGo and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) or persons living in the same households of such employees, whether or not related, are not eligible.

Any contest run by GetGo is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by any third party social platform. Any questions, comments or complaints about the current contest will be directed to GetGo.

By entering any contest you understand that GetGo, anyone acting on behalf of GetGo, 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 itself and the winner's name, biographical information, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements made by the winner about the Shop Small Photo Contest, as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation to the winner.

GetGo reserves the right to terminate, suspend or amend the Shop Small Photo Contest, without notice, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if GetGo determines that the Shop Small Photo Contest cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering or unauthorized intervention, technical failure or other cause beyond GetGo’s reasonable control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Shop Small Photo Contest. In such case, GetGo may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by GetGo. GetGo 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 Shop Small Photo Contest or website or violates these Rules.

There will be three winners chosen at random. The grand prize for winning this contest is the winner’s choice of a FitBit Flex 2, Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, or Brookstone Active Noise Cancelling Headphones. The runner up prize is the winner’s choice of Savory Snack Tin or Chocolate Treasure Box from Harry & David.  If a prize (or part of a prize) is unavailable, GetGo, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute the original prize (or that part of the prize) with an alternative prize to the equal monetary value and/or specification, unless to do so would be prohibited by law. All federal, state, and local taxes, fees and surcharges and taxes (whether foreign or domestic, and including income, sales, and import taxes) on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners.

By entering the Shop Small Photo Contest you agree to release and hold harmless GetGo 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) your participation in the Shop Small Photo Contest and/or your 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 Shop Small Photo Contest; or (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Shop Small Photo Contest or the processing of entries.

You also agree that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Shop Small Photo Contest, or any prize awarded, will be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain any award for, and you hereby knowingly and expressly waive all right to seek, punitive, incidental, consequential or special damages, lost profits and/or any other damages, and/or any right to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased, in any action arising out of or connected with the Shop Small Photo Contest or any prize awarded; and (iii) your remedies are limited to a claim for money damages (if any) and you irrevocably waive any right to seek injunctive or equitable relief.

All aspects of this Shop Small Photo Contest, including its conduct and the award and use of any prizes, shall be governed in accordance with Massachusetts law as if all such activities were to be fully performed within Massachusetts, without giving effect to principles of conflicts of laws. By entering this Shop Small Photo Contest, you agree to submit to the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to resolve any disputes arising hereunder or in relation to this Shop Small Photo Contest or the award, failure to award, or use of any prize.

This Shop Small Photo Contest is sponsored by GetGo, 197 1st Avenue, Suite 200, Needham, MA 02494.