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Official Contest Rules

REIN Member Sweepstakes Anniversary Summary

Overview:

To celebrate REIN.com’s one-year Anniversary, we’re having a membership appreciation month giving participants a chance to win a quarter of free dues (value = $189).

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

Sweepstakes Guidelines:

Participants will be asked to complete a survey in order to enter our sweepstakes.

Email

Complete survey to enter. One entry per member. No purchase necessary.

REINMLS.com

Complete survey to enter. One entry per member. No purchase necessary.

Participants will also be allowed to participate through an alternate entry option of mailing in an entry form as set forth in the Official Rules.

Sweepstakes Dates:

The sweepstakes will be announced on September 30, 2020 and will run from September 30, 2020 to October 27, 2020 at 11:55pm. We will award free quarter of dues ($189) through a random drawing at the end of the contest.

Sweepstakes Official Rules

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

Real Estate Information Network, Inc.'s Anniversary Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is governed by these official rules. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to these official rules. Results of the Sweepstakes are final in all respects. The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void in the state of Rhode Island and where prohibited by law. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. No purchase necessary.

1. Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open to all legal U.S. residents who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry, except residents of states where the Sweepstakes is prohibited by law, who successfully fulfill the requirements of entry set forth herein. Employees of Real Estate Information Network, Inc., its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Must be an active REIN Member in good standing to win the $189 promo amount to be applied towards quarterly licensee fees.

2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of Real Estate Information Network, Inc. as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Sweepstakes.

3. Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted starting on September 30, 2020 and ending October 27, 2020 at 11:55pm (the "Sweepstakes Period"). All online entries must be received October 27, 2020 at 11:55pm EST.

4. How to Enter: The Sweepstakes can be entered in one way. Members may enter by completing the survey. Must be a REIN member to participate. One entry per participant.

Second, you may also enter by sending via U.S. Mail, a 3” x 5” postcard with your name, address (including city, state and zip code), daytime and evening telephone numbers, and e-mail address, to be received by Real Estate Information Network, Inc. no later than the end of the Sweepstakes Period, to the following address:  [insert address].  Only one mail-in entry allowed per household. All qualified alternate entries will be identified by Real Estate Information Network, Inc., whose judgment of eligibility is final.  Proof of mailing does not constitute proof of delivery.  Real Estate Information Network, Inc. is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, misdirected, damaged, postage-due or illegible entries or mail.  Mechanically reproduced entries will not be accepted. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Real Estate Information Network, Inc. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Real Estate Information Network, Inc.

5. Prizes: The winners of the Sweepstakes (the “Winner”) will receive a $189 promotional credit applied to his/her REIN account to be used for licensee fees only.

The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by Real Estate Information Network, Inc. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at Real Estate Information Network, Inc.’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of the Winners. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by the Winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Real Estate Information Network, Inc. to use Winners’ names, likenesses, and entries for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

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

7. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by random drawing from a pool of all eligible entries under the supervision of Real Estate Information Network, Inc. Winner will be notified by email and phone call within 24 hours following the end of the survey. Real Estate Information Network, Inc. shall have no liability for Winner's failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail, or other security settings or for Winner's provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim prize within 24 hours from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Receipt by Winner of prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT REAL ESTATE INFORMATION NETWORK, INC.’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS THE WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

8. Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that Real Estate Information Network, Inc., anyone acting on behalf of Real Estate Information Network, Inc., and Real Estate Information Network, Inc.’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. By entering this Sweepstakes, you represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, you will be disqualified at the sole discretion of Real Estate Information Network, Inc. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, you shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Real Estate Information Network, Inc. From and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Real Estate Information Network, Inc. may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.

9. Terms & Conditions: Real Estate Information Network, Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Real Estate Information Network, Inc.’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Real Estate Information Network, Inc. may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Real Estate Information Network, Inc. Real Estate Information Network, Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. Real Estate Information Network, Inc. has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same member, Including from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, Real Estate Information Network, Inc. reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Real Estate Information Network, Inc. and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries.

11. Disputes: THIS Sweepstakes IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND VIRGINIA WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Virginia having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

12. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Real Estate Information Network, Inc. website. To read the Privacy Policy, click here.

13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner's name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Real Estate Information Network, Inc., Attn: Marketing Dept., 4575 Bonney Road Virginia Beach, VA  23462. Requests must be received no later than October 28th at 11 AM EST.

14. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Real Estate Information Network, Inc. 4575 Bonney Road Virginia Beach, VA  23462.

15. Facebook:  This Sweepstakes hosted by Real Estate Information Network, Inc. is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.

16. Instagram:  This Sweepstakes hosted by Real Estate Information Network, Inc. is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram.

17. Twitter:  This Sweepstakes hosted by Real Estate Information Network, Inc. is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Twitter.

18. LinkedIn:  This Sweepstakes hosted by Real Estate Information Network, Inc. is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with LinkedIn.