OFFICIAL RULES

Community(ies): Pulte Homes

Sweepstakes: Pulte Homes Post Sweepstakes

Prize(s): $100 Amazon Gift Card (6 prizes to be given away, one per month during the Sweepstakes Period)

Sponsor: Pulte Homes

Sponsor Address: 3350 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30326

Sweepstakes Period:  Monthly, from 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on July 1, 2019 through 11:59:59 p.m. ET on December 31, 2019.  Each calendar month during the Sweepstakes Period represents a new drawing period with an individual prize pool and individual prize. The monthly drawing periods begin at 12:00:01 a.m. ET on the first day of each month and end at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on the last day of each month during the Sweepstakes Period.

Drawing Date: Monthly, shortly after the end of each calendar month

 

NO PURCHASE OR ATTENDANCE AT SALES PRESENTATION IS NECESSARY TO ENTER.  A PURCHASE OR ATTENDANCE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  YOU HAVE NOT YET WON A PRIZE. 

 

ENTRY: To enter, eligible person must take a photo of a Pulte home, community or recent or prospective Pulte homebuyer, post to the person’s Facebook, Twitter or Instagram account with @PulteHomes or #PulteHomes,and #sweeps and post a comment with the photo saying why the broker/salesperson or homebuyer loves the particular Pulte home or community.  Limit one (1) entry per original photo and one entry per day per social media channel.  Photos must be clear and legible. Entries become property of Sponsor.  Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual (and all of his or her entries) who Sponsor believes tampers with the entry process or attempts to receive more than the allowed number of entries.  Void where prohibited by law. 

 

To have a valid entry, your social media account cannot be set to private.  Sponsor is unable to track your posts for entry purposes if your account is set to private. Your post/entry must be posted through your valid and active social media account.  In the event of a dispute, entries received shall be deemed to be submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the account used at the time of entry. "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an account by an internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning the account associated with the entry.  If entrant does not already have a qualifying social media account, one can be opened for free by visiting the applicable social media site or by downloading the relevant application from the Apple Store or Google Play. All entries must comply with the relevant social media site terms and conditions.

 

POST CONTENT:

Posts must, in the sole discretion of Sponsor:

  • be in English; be intended for a family audience and contain only content that is suitable for all persons and all ages; not contain or transmit any materials that contain software viruses or other computer code, files or programs designed to impair, limit, interfere with or cause harm to any communications network; not contain or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, “commercial pitch,” promotional materials, junk mail, spam, pyramid schemes, or any other form of solicitation; not contain any trademarks or copyright-protected works (other than as owned or properly licensed by the entrant) and in any event not infringe any other intellectual property right or publicity/privacy right of any person or entity; be submitted in a format and size acceptable to the social media site; not show the entrant in any state of undress or in inappropriate attire, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion; be a personal photo of the entrant or someone the entrant is affiliated with and has the necessary permissions as set forth herein and must NOT include any famous or notable entity or person(s) whether living or deceased, or images of any creative works of a third party, unless entrant has verifiable permission to use such content, which will be provided to Sponsor upon request;
  • may include images of persons other than the entrant; however, any prize awarded will be awarded ONLY to the entrant. All persons featured in the photo must acknowledge that they are not being entered in the Sweepstakes and are not eligible to win the prize and must be either the age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence (and at least 18) or have the permission of their parent or guardian, and at the request of Sponsor, the entrant must be able to provide a privacy release that covers any individual included in the photo; and

     

  • ·not include any of the following: (a) materials relating to lotteries or gambling; (b) explicit content, images of violence, or promotion of illegal activities; (c) libelous, defamatory, disparaging, tortious or slanderous materials; (d) content that denigrates, disparages or reflects negatively on Sponsor; (e) tobacco, e-cigarettes, alcohol or drugs; (f) dangerous stunts; (g) real weapons of any kind including, but not limited to, guns, knives or projectiles; (h) material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, age or any other basis protected by federal, state, territory, provincial or local law, ordinance, or regulation; (i)material that is unlawful, or otherwise in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state/territory where the entry is created; and (j) materials that are sexually explicit or include any other content that Sponsor finds objectionable or in poor taste in Sponsor’s sole discretion.

All entries become the sole and exclusive property of the Sponsor and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic.  Only entries which comply with all requirements outlined herein are eligible. 

 

ELIGIBILITY: Open only to licensed real estate brokers or salespersons who are 21 years of age or older and legal residents of the United States (including the District of Columbia) at the time of entry.  Employees, directors and officers of the Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, parent company, sales representatives, advertising agencies and the immediate families (spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, and spouse and "step" of each) and household members (those persons whether related or not who live in the same residence for at least three months during the twelve-month period preceding the start date of the Sweepstakes) of each (collectively, “Sweepstakes Parties") are not eligible to enter.  Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

    

PRIZE(S)/ODDS: (1) $100 Amazon gift card will be awarded each month from entries received that month during Sweepstakes Period.  A total of six (6) prizes are available to be won, one (1) each month. Gift cards are subject to the terms and conditions of the issuer. Entries are only valid during the month in which they were received.  Entries will not be carried over from month to month.  Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of prize is permitted except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. If prize, or any portion thereof, cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize with another prize of equal or greater value.  Taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. 

 

Prize consists only of items specifically listed as part of the prize or as agreed upon by Sponsor in writing. All costs and expenses not specified herein, related to the prize or incurred by accepting a prize, are the sole responsibility of the winner, including without limitation travel costs, meals, parking, and any other expenses incurred in enjoying the prize.

    

WINNER NOTIFICATION/PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: The prize winner will be selected via random drawing to take place following the end of each month during the Sweepstakes Period, from among all eligible entries received during that month.  Winner will be notified via phone or by person’s social account consent. In the event that Sponsor is unable to a potential prize winner for any reason, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected by random draw. 

 

The Sponsor reserves the right, to terminate or amend this Sweepstakes at any time and in any way, without prior notice. Without limiting the foregoing, if, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as originally planned, as a result of tampering, infection by computer virus, events beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control, etc., the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes without notice or further obligation.  If the Sponsor, in its discretion, elects to abbreviate the Sweepstakes as a result of such event, the Sponsor reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to award the prize from among all valid and eligible entries received up to the time of such event.

 

GENERAL: By entering this Sweepstakes, you accept and agree: a) to be bound by these Official Rules and all decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding; b) that Sponsor and its parents, entities, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, advertising and Sweepstakes agencies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by participants against any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting in or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes related activity; or technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (c) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (d) all causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (e) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs.   Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.  Except where legally prohibited, by accepting a prize winner grants (and agree to confirm they grant in writing) permission for Sponsor and those acting under its authority to use his/her name, photograph, voice and/or likeness, for advertising, trade and/or publicity purposes without additional compensation. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or suspend the Sweepstakes at any time, including for causes beyond its control or that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes.  By entering, entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, participant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Georgia, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules.  By entering, entrants agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved exclusively by the applicable United States District Court in Atlanta or the appropriate Atlanta State Court.  Upon request, Sponsor will make available a winner(s) list for this Sweepstakes.  A copy of the list of winners may be requested from Sponsor, at the Sponsor's address above. Entrant must include his/her return address in the request along with a statement of the date of drawing and location of the Sweepstakes as listed above.     

 

Submission by the same person using multiple social media accounts will be ineligible.  This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Amazon, Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.  By submission of an entry, participants release Amazon, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter from any claim or liability, of any type or nature, in connection with the Sweepstakes.