Spokeo Search Angel Awards Official Rules

The sponsor of the Spokeo Search Angel Awards (“Contest”) is Spokeo, Inc. (owner and operator of www.spokeo.com and www.spokeoangels.com) at 556 S. Fair Oaks Ave, Suite #101-179, Pasadena, CA 91105 (“Sponsor”).

    The Spokeo Search Angel Awards are open to all search angels (who donate their services) and are currently residing in the United States. Though we strongly commend and support the work of those providing search services abroad, at this time we are only able to award those currently residing in the United States. Eligible search angels must be at least 18 years of age and must be actively volunteering to assist those in search of their families. Professional searchers and private investigators who charge fees for their services are not eligible for the Spokeo Search Angel Award. Employees, directors and officers, and their immediate families (spouse, parents, children, siblings, and their respective spouses), and their respective household members, of Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, and divisions and Sponsor’s advertising agencies are not eligible to enter. The Award is subject to all federal, state, local, provincial, and municipal laws. U.S. laws govern this Award and personal jurisdiction for any lawsuit arising out of this Award shall exclusively be the state and federal courts located in Los Angeles, California. Void where prohibited.
    The Award entry period begins on April 18, 2017 and ends on May 02, 2017 (“Submission End Date”), (collectively the “Award Period”).
    To enter, Spokeo Search Angels may nominate themselves, or be nominated by another person, by completing the submission form at www.spokeo.com/search-angels/nominate/ during the Award Period. All entries must be received by May 02, 2017, [END DATE ABOVE]. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged.
  4. PRIZE:
    One (1) winner will receive the following, (collectively “Prize”):
    • A one-year (1) subscription to Spokeo’s premium people search product,
    • A one-time one thousand dollar ($1,000) cash grant from the Mixed Roots foundation per the Spokeo Search Angel Fund to help offset the personal costs a Search Angel incurs while searching.
    • Prize is non-transferable and cannot exceed two thousand dollars ($2,000).
    • Winner will have the opportunity to nominate families they have matched to participate in a Spokeo reunion sponsorship, subject to eligibility requirements,
    • Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to award a Prize of equal or greater value if advertised Prize, or a portion of the Prize is unavailable. Sponsor reserves the right to offer additional awards.
    Participants must submit entries as specified above “3. ENTRY – NOMINATION PROCESS.” The winner will be selected on June 06. 2017 [CONTEST DECISION DATE]. The advisory committee will review and determine finalists who they feel have truly impacted the lives of those in search of their families. The finalists will be contacted for additional details regarding their practices and experiences as a search angel. Upon receiving additional information the review committee will discuss and select winners.
    The odds of winning the Prize depend upon the number of eligible entries received.
    The winner will be notified by email within fifteen (15) days of the winner selection by advisory committee. The winner will be required to sign and return to Sponsor an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Prize and/or Publicity Release within five (5) days of issuance of notification. Winner must undergo and pass a background check. In the event a winning entry fails to comply with these Official Rules prior to delivery of the Prize, the Prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. All decisions and results are final and binding.
    By entering into Contest, entrant warrants that he or she has read and agrees to abide by these Official Rules, the terms of use located at www.spokeo.com/terms-of-use, the Privacy Policy located at www.spokeo.com/privacy/terms, and other site policies listed at www.spokeo.com, meets the eligibility requirements and that he or she is not prohibited from participating in the Contest. THE WINNER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR REPORTING AND PAYING ANY AND ALL INCOME, SALES OR EXCISE TAXES THAT MAY APPLY; SPONSOR NOT LIABLE AND WILL NOT PAY ANY SUCH TAXES. Entrants agree that the conditions of of submission set forth in these Official Rules, and all documents and agreement incorporated in these Official Rules by reference, solely govern the relationship between entrants and Sponsor in connection with this Contest. Sponsor is not responsible for miscommunications, failed phone or computer or telephone transmissions or technical failure, incorrect or inaccurate information, or other error of any kind whether human, mechanical, or electronic. In the event the Contest is, in the opinion of the Sponsor, compromised by non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or impair its administration, security, fairness or propriety of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest, unless prohibited by law. Sponsor reserves the right to deny entries to anyone it believes, in its sole discretion, is attempting to engage in unfair, unauthorized, or out of the ordinary, wrongful actions, or any other actions, designed to unfairly or unduly increase the number of entries to be earned. Void where prohibited.
    Participation in this Contest constitutes agreement by entrant to release and hold harmless Sponsor and their respective agents, employees, officers, directors, successors and assigns, against any and all claims, injury or damage arising out of or relating to participation in this Contest and/or use or misuse or redemption of a Prize. Entrant agrees to permit (if applicable and except where prohibited by law) use of winner’s name, entry submission, Prize won, avatar, Spokeo ID, hometown, likeness and/or comments about winning for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to the purposes of online posting, advertising, Contest and publicity in any media without additional compensation. By entering the Contest, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Contest, or any Prize awarded, shall be subject to the arbitration provision contained on www.spokeo.com/terms-of-use-consumer. Under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increase and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses. Entrants agree that any and all disputes shall be governed by the laws of the state of California, without regard to conflict of law principles. Void where prohibited.
    For the name of the winner, available after June 06, 2017 [CONTEST END DATE], mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope by August 05, 2017 [60 DAYS FROM END DATE] to: Winner List Spokeo Search Angel Award, Spokeo, Inc. 556 S. Fair Oaks Ave Suite #101-179, Pasadena, CA 91105. For a copy of the official rules, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope by June 06, 2017 [CONTEST END DATE] to: Official Rules Spokeo Search Angel Award, Spokeo Inc. 556 S. Fair Oaks Ave Suite #101-179, Pasadena, CA 91105. Vermont and California residents may omit return postage.