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When you begin your first exchange on the https://airbnbexchange.org you agree with the official rules below (
Sponsors means the sponsors/organisers/promoters of this Contest (
Contest) which are Airbnb, Inc., 888 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103(
Airbnb) and [Stanford University](
Partner). The Sponsors are also known as the
How to Enter. Entrants into the Contest (
you) who have reached the age of 18 at the time of participation, may enter the Contest from June 4, 2019 at 7 am [EST] until June 20, 2019 at 11:59 pm PST by following the process below. Submissions must be received through the process below by the close of the Contest to be eligible. Participants who are 18 or over but still under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residents must have the permission of their parent/legal guardian, and their agreement to these Official Rules, to participate.
Process: To participate in the Contest and to try to win the prize described below, you have to:
- Complete the experience by following the instructions on the website to complete the exchange.
- Answer all the questions until the Summary Page (the "
You are only allowed to begin the study one time. Beginning the study means beginning the exchange. If you leave the website before starting the exchange, you have not begun the study and may return to the website at any time during the study to begin. If you leave the website after beginning the exchange, you will have 24 hours from when you left the website to complete the exchange. If you do not complete the exchange within 24 hours from when you started, your Submission will expire and your Submission will not be eligible for the Prize. You will not be allowed to restart the exchange. If you leave the website after completing the exchange you can come back to the website at any time during the time of the study to complete the experience and reach the Summary page. In order to qualify for the Prize you need to complete the exchange, navigate to the Summary Page and respond to all supplementary questions.
Each Participant can only participate once and you represent that you are at least 18 years old at the time you enter. Released Parties (defined below) are not responsible for computer or network problems, problems with servers, problems with email accounts or the failure to receive any Submission for any reasons whatsoever or for any other errors of any kind, whether mechanical, technical, network, printing, typographical, human or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection withthe administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Contest-related materials.
The consent of every Participant to the purpose, nature, period and time extent of all and any such use of personal data are hereby recognized, accepted and confirmed by the Participant (who shall be responsible for the same consent to be given in writing by any guest of any Participant) as a necessary condition of entry into the Contest.
Eligibility. The Contest is open to residents, aged 18 or over, of Canada, excluding residents of Quebec. If you are not a resident in one of the listed countries, you are not eligible to enter or participate in the Contest. By entering, eligible Participants agree that the individual winner(s) will be selected from all Submissions received from these countries. Directors, officers, employees, independent contractors and agents of Partner and Airbnb, or their subsidiaries or affiliates (collectively, "
Released Parties), and the members of their immediate families or households (including without limitation spouse, partner, housemates, children, parents, siblings, grandparents, and grandchildren), are not eligible.
Winner Selection. After you make your decision on the exchange and reach the Summary Page, you will know your current balance of points. Within two weeks (and before the end of the study) you will be informed of the decision of the Participants who played the role opposite to yours. Points resulting from their decision will be added to your current balance in order to produce a grant total. For each role, Participants will be ranked according to their grand totals. The top fifteen(15) ranking senders and the top fifteen(15) ranking receivers will each receive $50USD. If ties occur for any point value, rankings among tied Participants will be determined by the descending order of the dates and times at which participants completed the study. Participants who completed earlier will be ranked higher. In this way, the rankings among Participants will be strictly ordered, first by grant point totals, and secondly, in the case of ties, by the order in which Participants completed the study. In the event of a tie, such tied Submissions will be judged by a tie-breaking judge using the criteria set forth above to determine the winner(s). Scores will not be revealed. The chances/odds of winning will depend on the number and caliber of eligible entries.
License. By submitting a Submission, Participants grant each of the Sponsors a perpetual (or for the term of the protection granted by the relevant intellectual property rights), worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free license to transform, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, transmit, publish, communicate to the public, broadcast, perform, display, or otherwise use the Submission, in whole or in part, with or without modifications, in any form or medium (including but not limited to: internet, any printed medium distributed via press, billposting, point of sale advertising, flyers, leaflets...), whether now existing or later developed, for entertainment, promotional and/or advertising purposes and/or any other purpose. To the greatest extent permitted by law, Participants agree in favour of the Sponsorsto waive and not to assert or invoke any so-called moral rights in relation to their Submissions (including without limitation the right to be identified as the creator of the work and the right to object to derogatory treatment of the work). For the avoidance of doubt, the license referred to in this paragraph is a fully paid-up license. By entering, you guarantee that your Submission is original as referred to above, and that you have all necessary rights to provide the Submission and to grant to Sponsors the rights set out in these Official Rules, as well as the consent of any person identified, depicted or referred to in the Submission. If lawful in your country/region/jurisdiction,you will indemnify and hold Airbnb and the Partner harmless for any breach of these provisions. Only the winner(s) will receive the Prize according to the next paragraph.
Prize. Each winner will receive the following (the "
Prize): $50.00 USD. The total value of the Prize is approximately $50.00 USD. No difference between the approximate and actual Prize value will be provided.
The Sponsors may require a written confirmation or proof of eligibility, including without limitation proof of a valid passport,the place of residence before awarding the Prize (for example a passport or driver’s licence, accompanied by an English translation if requested). No substitution or transfer of the Prize is permitted. The Prize may not be redeemed for cash. If due to circumstances beyond the Sponsors’ control (which for the avoidance of doubt shall not include non-compliance by any winner with these Official Rules and/or the Prize Conditions), the Sponsors are unable to provide the stated Prize, the Sponsors reserve the right to award, as substitute, a prize of equal or higher value. All Prize details are at Sponsors’ sole discretion.
Prize Conditions. Save as may be required by any applicable mandatory laws, the Prize will be as referred to in these Official Rules and is provided as is, with no express or implied warranty or guarantee. This Contest is subject to applicable local laws and regulations, including but not limited to tax laws. Each winner is solely responsible for any taxes applicable to or resulting from the award of the Prize, and the Sponsors will have no obligation for any taxes that may be payable.
Notification/Announcement of Winner. The winner(s) will be selected on June 27, 2019and will be notified by email within24 hours. Each winner must confirm their acceptance of the Prize in writing within 7 daysof such notification by email. The Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any winner who does not confirm acceptance of the Prize in accordance with these Official Rules,and reserve the right to select an alternative winner in such event. In the event of a dispute about the identity of a winner, the Sponsors will award the Prize to the authorized account holder of the Airbnb account from which the winning Submission was sent, provided the account holder complies with all eligibility requirements.
General Liability Release. By entering this Contest, Participants release the Released Parties from any liability whatsoever, on any theory, and waive all claims and causes of action arising from or related to this Contest and/or fulfillment and/or use/misuse of the Prize, to the extent permitted by applicable law. However, nothing in these Official Rules limits or excludes any person’s or entity’s liability for death orpersonal injury caused by their negligence, or fraud, or any other liability which may not as a matter of law be limited.
Personal Data. In order to administer the Contest, Airbnb needs to collect, review and store your personal data (e.g. name, contact details and Submission) (
Personal Data). The purpose of such processing of the Personal Data is to enable Airbnb and Partner to perform our obligations under these Official Rules. Airbnb controls the Personal Data but may share the Personal Data with Partner and third-party prize providers for the purpose of Contest administration and prize fulfillment.
In some circumstances, Airbnb may need to ask you to provide us with sensitive personal data e.g. about your health. In these circumstances, Airbnb will ask for your consent to provide us with and for us to process such personal data, and potentially also to share such personal data with Partner and third party prize providers. In some countries, your consent might be required to process your Personal Data. In these circumstances Airbnb will request such consent.
Interpretation and Disputes. Participants agree: (a) to be bound by these Official Rules and all decisions of the judges, which are final and binding; (b) these Official Rules will be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of California and the United States of America, without regard to conflict-of-law provisions. Judicial proceedings (other than small claims actions) must be brought in state or federal court in San Francisco, California, unless we both agree to some other location; and (c) you consent to venue and personal jurisdiction in San Francisco, California.
Miscellaneous. The Contest is void where prohibited. If any provision or part-provision of these Official Rules is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable. If such modification is not possible, the relevant provision or part-provision shall be deemed deleted. Any modification to or deletion of a provision or part-provision under thisclauseshall not affect the validity and enforceability of the rest of these Official Rules. To the extent permitted by applicable law, the Sponsors may suspend, modify or terminate the Contest if they believe, in their sole discretion, that malfunction, error, disruption or damage is impairing or will impair the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, in which case the prizes will be awarded among the eligible Submissions received that were unaffected by the problem, if possible, or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsors.