STEP HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY OFFICIAL RULES

STEP MOBILE, INC.  HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY OFFICIAL RULES 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. SWEEPSTAKES NOT OPEN TO FLORIDA RESIDENTS

BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A CONTRACT, SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING. WITHOUT LIMITATION, THIS CONTRACT INCLUDES INDEMNITIES TO THE SPONSOR FROM YOU AND A LIMITATION OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.

1. Sponsor: The Step Mobile, Inc. Influencer Giveaway (“Sweepstakes”) is sponsored and administered by Step Mobile, Inc., located at 120 Hawthorne Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301  (the “Sponsor”). 

2. Eligibility for the Sweepstakes: This Sweepstakes is open only to individuals who (i) are legal residents of the United States (excluding Florida); (ii) have a valid Step account (which is free at www.stepmobile.com; and (iii) are at least thirteen (13) years of age at the time of entry (“Entrants’). Winners must have a Step account in good standing in order to receive the prize. Employees of Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and members of their immediate family (e.g., spouses, parents, domestic partners, children, siblings) and/or household members are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. If you are under the age of 18, you must have your parent’s or guardian’s permission to participate. Employees of Sponsor and its affiliates, Sweepstakes supervisors and members of their immediate families, are not eligible to participate or win. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Void where prohibited. Participant's computer must accept cookies or any similar device used by the Sponsor to track entries. See Sponsor's Privacy Policy at www.step.com/privacy for more information about Cookies and privacy.

3. Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes is a series of overlapping promotions, each day a new promotion.  Entrants may enter in each Sweepstakes, and winning a prize on one day does not foreclose Entrant’s ability to win a prize on another day.  The overlapping Sweepstakes period begins on December 8, 2021 and ends December 12, 2021. Each individual Sweepstakes begins at 9:01a.m. PST and ends at 11:59PM PST  (“ Individual Sweepstakes Period”). During each Individual Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor will conduct between 100 and 200 drawings as outlined below (“Drawings”). Only one entry per natural person per Individual Sweepstakes Period. 

4. MANDATORY THIRD PARTY PLATFORM DISCLOSURE.  The Sweepstakes in its entirety is not endorsed, sponsored, or affiliated with any platforms, whether social media, game, or gaming platform (“third party platforms”). The third party platforms required to participate in the Sweepstakes have their own terms and use and their own privacy policies, which you must agree to in order to participate in the Sweepstake. When you create an account, you are providing your information to these third party platforms and agreeing to their terms and conditions, for which Sponsor has no control. When you participate in the Sweepstakes, the information you provide specific to the Sweepstakes will be used by Sponsor in accordance with these Official Rules.

5. How to Enter: To enter each Individual Sweepstakes you must complete the following:

  • A. First, access or create your Step account.  Creating a Step account is free.  Go to Step.com using your mobile device and access the GooglePlay or AppStore links to download the Step app, then set up your account.  You will be required to accept Step's terms of service and privacy policy to be able to open a Step account. 

  • B. Then, access or create your social media account, either on TikTok or Instagram.  Creating a TikTok or Instagram account is free.  Go to www.tiktok.com or www.instagram.com and follow the instructions to create an account.

  • C. Follow Step Mobile here: https://www.tiktok.com/@step?lang=en 

  • D. Find the post from the Influencer, which will be posted either on Instagram or TikTok according to the “Influencer Post Schedule” below. Once you find the video announcing the Step giveaway, post your Step account username (username) to the comments. 

Your post constitutes one entry into the Sweepstakes. All entries for each Individual Sweepstakes Period must be received no later than Friday at 11:59 p.m. PST on the same day, according to the computer time listed on the social media platform, or according to Sponsor’s internal time clock. Any entries received after 11:59 p.m. on the day the Sweepstakes ends will not be considered. Incomplete, garbled, corrupted or illegible entries are void and will not be accepted. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, delayed, destroyed, misdirected, or incomplete entries. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify false entries, people who enter more than the maximum allowed, or entries suspected of being false. 

Influencer Post Schedule:

  1. December 8, 2021:  Markell Washington ($50,000 cash giveaway)

  2. December 9, 2021:  Spencer X ($30,000 cash giveaway)

  3. December 10, 2021:  Brook Monk ($40,000 cash giveaway)

  4. December 11, 2021:  Jules LeBlanc ($50,000 cash giveaway)

  5. December 12, 2021: Bugha ($50,000 cash giveaway)

6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. 

7. Winner Selection and Notification of Selected Entrant: Each qualified entry will be entered into the Individual Sweepstakes.  Then, on or about the day after the close of any Individual Sweepstakes, Sponsor will randomly draw, throughout the day, winners, using the schedule outlined below. Drawings will be done by a representative of Sponsor, from among all qualified entries received during the Sweepstakes Period (“Selected Entrants”).

Each Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor will attempt to give away $30,000 in prizes, $40,000 in prizes, or $50,000 in prizes, according to the following schedules:

$30,000 PRIZE DISTRIBUTION

  • 3 prizes of $500

  • 10 prizes of $400

  • 10 prizes of $300

  • 25 prizes of $200

  • 50 prizes of $100

  • 125 prizes of $50

  • 130 prizes of  $25

  • 200 prizes of $10

$40,000 PRIZE DISTRIBUTION

  • 3 prizes of $500

  • 10 prizes of $400

  • 10 prizes of $300

  • 50 prizes of $200

  • 75 prizes of $100

  • 175 prizes of $50

  • 130 prizes of  $25

  • 200 prizes of $10

$50,000 PRIZE DISTRIBUTION

  • 3 prizes of $500

  • 10 prizes of $400

  • 10 prizes of $300

  • 50 prizes of $200

  • 100 prizes of $100

  • 250 prizes of $50

  • 250 prizes of  $25

  • 275 prizes of $10

Sponsor uses a double blind program to draw winners and amounts randomly from among all eligible entries received.  Once the winners (“Selected Entrants”) are drawn, they will be notified by a direct message via the Step App, Tik Tok, Instagram, or via  the email address they used when opening their Step Account. The Selected Entrant will have 48 hours to respond to the notification or else another Selected Entrant may be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries received, up to one time.  In the event of a dispute about the identity of an Entrant, s/he/they will be determined by the authorized account holder of the Step account submitted at time of entry. Once Selected Entrants have provided all necessary information Step will credit their Step accounts with the Sweepstakes amount.  Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded or subject to additional drawings.

Total Value of Prizes overall:  $210,000

8. Publicity: By participating in the Sweepstakes, any Entrant in the Promotion, irrevocably grants the Sponsor and its respective successors, assigns and licensees, the right to use such Entrant’s name, any submitted photographs, and/or Entrant’s biographical information in any and all media for any purpose, including without limitation, commercial, advertising and promotional purposes as well as in, on or in connection with the Website or the Sweepstakes or other promotions, and hereby release the Sponsor from any liability with respect thereto, unless prohibited by law.

9. General Conditions: By participating, and except where prohibited, Entrants agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules. Any portion of the Sweepstakes may be canceled, suspended and/or modified, in whole or in part, if in our opinion any fraud, technical failure or other factor beyond our control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to clarify or update these terms in the event of a printing or typographical error.  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or the Website, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. You may not enter with multiple identities or use any automated system, bot or other device or artifice to enter or obtain more than the maximum number of qualified entries. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. All federal, state or other tax liabilities (including income taxes) arising from this Sweepstakes will be the sole responsibility of the Selected Entrant. Caution: any attempt to deliberately damage or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be in violation of criminal and civil laws and will result in disqualification from participation in the Sweepstakes. Should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages (including attorney fees) to the fullest extent of the law, including criminal prosecution, except where prohibited.

10. Limitations of Liability: If for any reason an entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, the Entrant's sole remedy is another entry in the same Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes Period or the following Sweepstakes Period.  Except where prohibited, Entrants also agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, Sponsor’s affiliated influencers,  and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively “Releasees”) from and against any claims, damages, disability, attorneys' fees, and costs of litigation and settlement, as well as any liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from: (i) use, redemption, acceptance, possession, ownership, or misuse of any prize, (ii) participation in any activity, event, or excursion offered in connection with the prize, (iii) use of any facility, service and/or accommodation related to the prize, or (iv) participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity or participation in this Promotion, generally. The Releasees shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, misdirected, incomplete unreadable, inaccurate, garbled or unintelligible entries, communications or affidavits, regardless of the method of transmission; (ii) telephone system, telephone or computer hardware, software or other technical malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, delays or transmission errors; (iii) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry or other materials; (iv) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by the prize or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of a prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes; or (v) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Releasees are not responsible for delays or cancellations related to a pandemic, including COVID-19, computer malfunctions, network connections, email delivery problems, systems failure or incompatibility, typographical, technical or key-stroke errors, or interruptions in your internet service, and for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged or stolen notifications. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Promotion as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to pandemic, fire, flood, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, or any federal, state or local government law, order, or regulation, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a "Force Majeure" event or occurrence), then subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Promotion. If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select the winners from all eligible, non-suspect Submissions received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

11. Disputes and Governing Law:

BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION THAT CANNOT BE RESOLVED BETWEEN SELECTED ENTRANT AND ANY RELEASEE ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, (IF ANY), NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS ($10.00), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS’ FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS ($10.00), AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND (4) ENTRANT’S REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY) AND ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF.

Disputes regarding these Official Rules and/or this Sweepstakes will be governed by the internal laws of California. Decisions of Sponsor are binding and final. No claimant in any dispute involving Sponsor shall be entitled to claim or obtain indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any provision in these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. 

12. Sweepstakes Results: For Sweepstakes result and/or a copy of these Official Rules, within 120 days, send an email to influencers@step.com with the title “Step Inc.  #StepGiveaways” in the subject line.

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