Pardot Success Path Sweepstakes: Official Rules

Pardot Success Path Sweepstakes

Official Sweepstakes Rules

 

  1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
  2. AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES:  Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional acceptance of these official rules (“Official Rules”) and the decisions of the judges, administrators and Sponsor, which are final and binding in all aspects. 
  3. ENTRY PERIOD:  The Pardot Success Path Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) sponsored by salesforce.com, inc., (“Sponsor”) begins on October 2, 2017 at 4:00 PM and ends on November 17, 2017 at 11:59 PM (“Entry Period”).  Sponsor’s computer will be the official clock for the Sweepstakes.  All entries must be received during the Entry Period to be eligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize.  All times in these Official Rules are Eastern Time Zone.
  4. ELIGIBILITY:  The Sweepstakes is open to individuals that (i) are 18 years of age or older or who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction as of the date of entry; (ii) are legal residents of the 50 United States (incl., District of Columbia), Canada (excluding Quebec), United Kingdom, Ireland, Netherlands, and New Zealand (collectively “Eligibility Area”); and (iii) who have an active Pardot account.  Employees, contractors, consultants, officers, directors and agents (and their immediate families and household members regardless of where they live, or members of the same households [whether related or not] of Sponsor), its parents, divisions, subsidiaries, agents, promotional partners, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers (“Sweepstakes Entities”) are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes or win any prize.  Employees or officials of any government entity are not eligible to participate or win a prize. If you enter this Sweepstakes on behalf of a company, you represent and warrant that you are an authorized agent with the authority to enter on its behalf and bind said company. Failure to meet the eligibility requirements will result in an entry being invalid and forfeiture of any prize.  Individuals outside of the Eligibility Area are not eligible to participate or win a prize.   VOID OUTSIDE OF THE ELIGIBILITY AREA AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.  Sweepstakes is subject to applicable laws.
  5. TO ENTER:  To enter, (i) download a copy of the Pardot Success Path editable PDF found at www2.pardot.com/pardotpath; (ii) in your downloaded copy, mark off activities or SHORTCUTs as you complete them by checking the designated check boxes next to each listed activity; and (iii) attach a screenshot of your completed Success Path to a post in the Pardot B2B Marketing Automation group in the Salesforce Success Community (www2.pardot.com/community) and include the tag #PardotPathSweepstakes in your post. Your screenshot must capture all the activities and SHORTCUTs you have checked off.  There are 3 sections that may be completed: “Provisions for your Journey,” “Training for Success,” and “Set Out for the Adventure.” Within each section there 6 activities and one SHORTCUT. Entrants will receive one point for each completed and checked off activity, and six points for each completed and checked off SHORTCUT. In a particular section, entrants may receive points for either the SHORTCUT or the activities. Points from SHORTCUTs cannot be combined with points from activities from the same section. Points from SHORTCUTs may be combined with points from SHORTCUTs and activities from other sections. Activities and SHORTCUTs marked as complete are subject to verification by Sponsor.  Limit of one (1) entry per person during the Entry Period, regardless of the method of entry.  Entry information becomes the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.  Entries will be disqualified if they are late, incomplete and/or in excess of the stated entry limits.  Any entries attempted through the use of agencies or robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar methods will be void. 
  6. PRIZE DETAILS: 

    Eligible participants will be entered into the prize tiers listed in the table below based on the number of completed activities and SHORTCUTs captured in their entry submission.
     

Tier
(Rank Name)

No. of Points

Prize Description

No. of Winners

Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Each Prize

Total ARV

Tier 3 (Pardot Scout)

9-11

One (1) hardcover copy of Pardot’s The Complete Guide to B2B Marketing

5

$9.99

$49.95

Tier 2 (Pardot Path Guide)

12-17

One (1) Salesforce branded hoodie and a 1-on-1 strategy session with a Pardot Success Specialist

4

$33.00

$132.00

Tier 1 (Pardot Pioneer)

18

One (1) Charge 2 Fitbit and a 1-on-1 strategy session with a Pardot Success Specialist

3

$149.95

$449.85

Total ARV of all prizes

$631.80


Any prize details not specified herein will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Prizes are not transferable, assignable or refundable and cannot be substituted for cash.  Prizes must be accepted as awarded.    Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater monetary value to the prizes if for any reason any prize cannot be awarded as contemplated in these Official Rules. 

  1. WINNER NOTIFICATION AND ANNOUNCEMENT:  Sponsor will randomly select the number of winners per Tier as specified above in Section 6 from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period.  The potential winners will be notified on or about November 20, 2017, via email, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor will not be liable for any potential prize notification that is lost, intercepted, or not received by any potential winner for any reason.   If a potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days after the first attempt to contact the winner, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner from the remaining eligible entries.  There is a limit of one (1) prize per entrant.  You need not be present to win. In order to receive a prize, the winner may be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (unless prohibited by law). 
  2. PRIZE CONDITIONS:  1-on-1 strategy sessions are one-hour virtual meetings on Pardot-related best practices and strategy with a Pardot Success Specialist employed by Sponsor.  Pardot Success Specialists will contact Tier 2 and Tier 1 winners to schedule their 1-on-1 strategy sessions. If two or more winners have Pardot logins under the same account, Sponsor reserves the right to combine their strategy sessions. Strategy sessions must be scheduled within 30 days of being contacted by the Specialist. Strategy sessions may be rescheduled once with 48 hours’ notice. All rescheduled strategy sessions must be completed within 90 days of initial contact by Pardot Success Specialist. Any strategy sessions not completed within the specified timeframes are subject to forfeiture in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor is not responsible for lost or stolen prize elements.  Prizes may be reported as income to a winner and the winner will be responsible for all taxes associated with the receipt of any prize.  Winners may be required to complete required tax forms or other documents requested within the time period stipulated by Sponsor.  Winners may be responsible for any costs and expenses not listed herein.  Winners will receive their prizes within 30 days of the relevant prize date closing date unless notified otherwise.  Sponsor reserves the right to cancel if the fairness of the Sweepstakes is compromised. Proof of identity, age and/or legal residence may be required to claim the prize.  Failure to comply with any of the requirements set forth in the Official Rules may result in disqualification or forfeiture of the prize.
  3. ODDS OF WINNING:  Odds of winning will depend on number of valid entries received during the Entry Period.
  4. GENERAL CONDITIONS:  Sweepstakes Entities and Internet/wireless access providers are not responsible for incomplete, late, lost, misdirected or postage-due entries or mail, or for any technical malfunction, human error, lost or delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, and defect or line failure in connection with any telephone network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof. Entries are void if unreadable, inaccurate, and incomplete, mutilated, tampered with, forged, mechanically reproduced, irregular in any way or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules.  Sweepstakes Entities make no warranties, and hereby disclaim any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished or made available in connection with the Sweepstakes. Although Sponsor attempts to ensure the integrity of the Sweepstakes, Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for the actions of entrants or other individuals in connection with the Sweepstakes, including entrants’ or other individuals’ attempts to circumvent the Official Rules or otherwise interfere with the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for injury or damage to entrant’s or to any other person’s computer(s), wireless devices, other equipment or person(s), related to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or using any website. In the event of any conflict between any details contained in these Official Rules and details contained in any Sweepstakes advertising materials, the details of the Sweepstakes as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of damage by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical limitations or failures, by reason of any acts of God, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, unusually severe weather, strikes or legal disputes (whether legal or illegal), industry conditions, bankruptcy or liquidation, marketplace demands, applicable law, unforeseen obstacles or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, could corrupt, compromise, undermine or otherwise affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, viability or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend all or any part of the Sweepstakes, and to select the prize winner from among the applicable eligible entries received up to the time of such cancellation, termination, modification or suspension, as applicable, or to proceed in such a manner as may be deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Screen shots or any other evidence of entry submission will not be deemed receipt of any such entry. Entry must be made by the entrant and via the means described herein. You are not a winner until your entry has been verified and you have complied with these Official Rules.  In the event of a dispute as to any online entry, if any, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address used to enter the Sweepstakes will be deemed to be the entrant.  The “authorized account holder” is the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
  5. RIGHTS OF PUBLICITY:  By entering this Sweepstakes, unless prohibited by law, each potential winner consents to use of their respective name, voice, photograph and/or likeness for advertising or publicity purposes for this and similar promotions without compensation, and may be required to provide a signed release acknowledging such consent. Moreover, by entering this Sweepstakes, unless prohibited by law, each potential prize winner agrees to grant to Sponsor and its licensees, affiliates and assigns, the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed, including without limitation the World Wide Web, at any time or times, the prize winner’s respective name, likeness (actual or simulated), voice (actual or simulated) and biographical information as news or information and for advertising and promotional purposes without additional consideration; and further, without such additional compensation, appear for or provide biographical information for use in any presentation or other activity which may include filming/audio/video/electronic or other recordings and/or interviews, as may be determined from time to time by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
  6. CONDUCT: BY ENTERING AND PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, YOU: (A) FULLY AND UNCONDITIONALLY AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND BY ALL DECISIONS OF SPONSOR (WHICH DECISIONS SHALL BE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL RESPECTS), INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DECISIONS REGARDING ELIGIBILITY, WINNERS AND THE INTERPRETATION OF TERMS USED IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES; (B) REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES IS TRUE, ACCURATE AND COMPLETE; AND (C) AGREE TO COMPLY WITH ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, TERRITORIAL AND PROVINCIAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT, AT ANY TIME AND AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO DISQUALIFY AND/OR DEEM INELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY FUTURE SPONSOR PROMOTIONS, ANY INDIVIDUAL IT SUSPECTS: (A) TO BE TAMPERING WITH THE ENTRY PROCESS OR THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY WEBSITE; (B) TO BE ACTING IN VIOLATION OF THE OFFICIAL RULES OR SPONSOR’S PRIVACY POLICY OR OTHER TERMS, CONDITIONS OR GUIDELINES; (C) TO BE ACTING IN BAD FAITH OR IN A DISRUPTIVE MANNER, OR WITH THE INTENT TO ANNOY, ABUSE, THREATEN OR HARASS ANY OTHER PERSON; (D) TO HAVE FAILED TO AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES; OR (E) TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY INTERNET SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES AS WELL AS CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SPONSOR BELIEVE OR BECOME AWARE THAT SUCH AN ATTEMPT HAS BEEN, IS BEING, OR WILL BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES FROM ANY RESPONSIBLE ENTRANT(S) AND OTHER RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUAL(S) IN THE ATTEMPTED DAMAGE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
  7. RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION: BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS FOREVER AND IRREVOCABLY RELEASE AND AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, SHAREHOLDERS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS (AFOREMENTIONED INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS COLLECTIVELY, “RELEASEES”) HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, RIGHTS, CLAIMS AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND ARISING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES, ATTENDANCE OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED ACTIVITY, OR RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, AS WELL AS CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY AND THE COLLECTION, USE AND/OR SHARING BY SPONSOR OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION OF THE ENTRANTS, OR FOR ANY PRINTING, PRODUCTION, TYPOGRAPHICAL OR HUMAN ERROR.
  8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: IN NO EVENT WILL RELEASEES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS FEES, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO ANY ACCESS TO AND/OR USE OF ANY WEBSITE, THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITE, THE REMOVAL FROM ANY WEBSITE OF, OR DISCONTINUATION OF ACCESS TO, ANY MATERIALS, OR ANY HARM RESULTING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF, OR ATTENDANCE OR PARTICIPATION IN, ANY PRIZE AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES. THE SWEEPSTAKES, ALL PRIZES AND ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. ENTRANT AGREES THAT IN ANY CAUSE OF ACTION, THE RELEASEES LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE COST OF ENTERING AND PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES. 
  9.  PRIVACY:  Information submitted in connection with the Sweepstakes will be treated in accordance with these Official Rules and Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (as may be amended from time to time), currently located at http://www.salesforce.com/company/privacy; provided that in the event of any conflict between these Official Rules and such Privacy Policy, the terms and conditions of these Official Rules shall prevail.  By entering this Sweepstakes, you agree that Sponsor may share your personal information with Sweepstakes Entities for the purpose of verification and prize fulfillments in the event that you are chosen as a potential winner.
  10. SEVERABILITY:  If any provision of these Official Rules is found to be unlawful, void for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Official Rules and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.  Headings and captions are used in these Official Rules solely for convenience of reference, and shall not be deeded to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of these Official Rules or any provision thereof.
  11. DISPUTES:  Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, actual or alleged claims, and causes of action at law or in equity, (“Claims”) will be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.  Claims arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes, including without limitation, the interpretation of the Official rules or any prize awarded will be resolved by applying the laws of California, without regard to conflict of laws.  Claims will be solely and exclusively brought in the state or federal courts located in San Francisco, California. 
  12. SWEEPSTAKES RESULTS:  Winners’ names will be posted on the Pardot B2B Marketing Automation Success Community page after winners have accepted their prizes. To receive the name, city and state of the winner, email Hannah Freeman at hfreeman@salesforce.com with the Subject Line: “Pardot Success Path Sweepstakes Winners” or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to salesforce.com, inc., Attn: Hannah Freeman, Pardot Success Path Sweepstakes, The Landmark @ One Market, Suite 300, San Francisco, CA 94105.  Requests must be received within four (4) weeks of the end of the Entry Period.
  13. SPONSOR CONTACT:  salesforce.com, inc., The Landmark @ One Market, Suite 300, San Francisco, CA, 94105, United States.  All rights reserved.