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#WhyIDash Contest Official Rules

IMPORTANT:  Please read these rules (“Official Rules”) before entering this Contest.  By participating in this Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements below.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.   A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS.

This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or in association with any person or other entity, including any third party, other than the Sponsor.  All entry data provided online is provided to Sponsor.

1. Eligibility

The DoorDash#WhyIDash2018” Contest (the “Contest”) is open only to individuals who are eighteen (18) years of age or older, or the age of legal majority in your jurisdiction (if different than 18), at the time of entry and are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, who are current Dashers in good standing with an active account that have completed a delivery using the DoorDash platform within the past thirty days of the Start Date (“Entrants”).  Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited or restricted by law. The following individuals are not eligible to enter or win a prize: employees, representatives, agents, directors, and officers of DoorDash, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its subsidiary, or affiliated companies, marketing agencies, and any other parties involved in the administration of the Contest  (Sponsor, collectively with the foregoing, the “Contest Parties”) and each of the immediate family members of such excluded individuals (i.e., spouses, parents, children, siblings, and the “in-laws” and “steps” of each) and all persons living in the same household of each. By participating in this Contest, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the Sponsor in all matters relating to the Contest.  IF YOU DO NOT MEET ANY OF THESE REQUIREMENTS, OR ANY OTHER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES, YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO WIN A PRIZE.  To be eligible to win a prize, entries must be completed and received by Sponsor in the manner and format designated below. 

2. Contest Period

The entry period for the Contest commences on April 04, 2018 at 8:00am Pacific Time (“Start Date”) and ends on April 30, 2018 at 11:00pm Pacific Time (“End Date”) (collectively the “Entry Period”). All entries must be received during the Entry Period and meet other requirements in these Official Rules to be eligible to win a prize.  Sponsor’s or its designee’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Contest.

3. How to Enter

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY AND NO ENTRY FEE, PAYMENT, OR PROOF OF PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE. 

Method 1: Enter via the DoorDash Delivering Good Hub (doordash.com/deliveringgood) and complete the form to be automatically entered. Provide DoorDash with an answer of no more than 400 words to the following prompt: "What motivates you to Dash? Tell us about your hopes for the future, your passions, who inspires you—we want to hear about anything and everything that keeps you going while you Dash.” 

Method 2:  Enter by posting you entry on any social media site with the #WhyIDashContest, to be automatically entered.  Your entry must provide an answer of no more than 400 words to the following prompt: "What motivates you to Dash? Tell us about your hopes for the future, your passions, who inspires you—we want to hear about anything and everything that keeps you going while you Dash.”

Limit 1 entry per person during Contest Period.  Any attempts to obtain additional entries, including through multiple or duplicate accounts will result in disqualification. 

Except where prohibited by law, each Entrant’s entry into the Contest constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agents a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive and sub-licensable right and license to use, distribute, and publicly display the winner’s name, hometown, photo, Entry and likeness in any way, at any time, in any and all media, including for use in advertising and marketing, without limitation, without any additional approval or consideration.  By entering this Contest, you consent to being contacted by Sponsor for any purpose in connection with this Contest.

Entrants may only enter 1 time, regardless of the entry method used.  When submitting an entry, Entrant is required to provide complete and truthful information.  Entries that are incomplete, illegible, corrupted, false, lost, late or misdirected, deceptive or otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules may be disqualified from the Contest at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Entries submitted by persons who do not meet the eligibility requirements (including all requirements with respect to age and residence) are void. The use of any scripts, computer programs, robotic repetitive, macro, automatic, programmed or similar automated entry methods or agents to submit entries will void all entries submitted by that person or that person’s agents.  Sponsor will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements. All entries submitted in compliance with these Official Rules and not disqualified or void are considered “Eligible Entries”. All entries are the property of Sponsor.  Compliance with the entry requirements will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  

Submissions must not: contain content that violates or infringes another’s rights, including, but not limited to, privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights; disparage Sponsor or any other person or party affiliated with the promotion and administration of this Sweepstakes; contain personally identifiable information in any public post; contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, lewd, pornographic, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion; or contain material that is unlawful in any jurisdiction where entry is created.

The Entrant must be the rightful owner of the email address associated with the DoorDash Dasher account. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner, the winner will be deemed to be the natural person in whose name the applicable DoorDash Dasher account and associated email address is registered. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by an Internet service provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. In the event of a discrepancy between the identity of the authorized account holder, the “winner,” and the Entrant, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine whether the entry is valid or to declare the entry invalid and select an alternate winner.

NOTE: If an Entrant participates from his or her wireless phone, the Entrant’s wireless service provider may charge the Entrant for each text message sent and received. Entrants should consult their wireless service provider regarding its pricing plans. Message and data rates may apply.  

4. Finalists and Winner Selection Method and Notification

On or before May 29, 2018 (“Finalists Selection Date”) the Finalists will be contacted by DoorDash to confirm the email address associated with their DoorDash Dasher Account and to confirm their selection as a Finalist.  Finalists will be required to provide a full-face, color photograph of themselves to be posted along with their written entry on DoorDash’s Facebook page.

On or before May 30, 2018 the Entries of the Finalists will be published on DoorDash’s Facebook page and all current customers of DoorDash (“Voters”) will be emailed to participate on voting for the Winner. Voting will take place using Facebook’s Polls for Pages feature.  Voters will be limited to one vote. The Voters will be instructed to vote for the Winner based on the following criteria: Enthusiasm (55%) and Genuineness and Authenticity of the content (45%).  Voters will be able to vote for the Winner until June 4 , 2018 (“Selection Date”), at which time 1 Winner(s) will be identified based on the number of votes received.

Sponsor will notify the Winner on, or about, June  5, 2018 by email message sent to the email account associated with the DoorDash Dasher account. In the event the email is for any reason undeliverable, such Winner will be disqualified and alternative winner will be selected based on the number of votes each Finalist received.

5.  Prizes and Prize Claim

The Prize will be $20,000 added to your DoorDash Dasher account as extra pay. (“Prize”).  Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each prize: $ 20,000.   

Winner is subject to verification, including verification of age and residency.  Limit 1 prize per person.  The prize is non-transferable and no prize substitution is permitted, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. If the prize cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value. The winner is solely responsible for all federal, state, local, or other applicable taxes associated with the acceptance and use of the prize.  All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specifically provided herein are the responsibility of the winner.

Sponsor will pay for the cost of mailing the prize to the winner. The method of shipping and the carrier will be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor.  If the winner (i) is determined to be ineligible, (ii) fails to respond to the initial verification message within one (1) week of notification or after three (3) attempts (whichever occurs first), (iii) fails to provide a valid mailing address within one (1) week of receipt of notification regarding prize winning, or (iv) fails to sign and return all requested documents by the specified return date, the winner forfeits the prize in its entirety and an alternate winner will be announced based upon a random drawing of the other eligible entries received during the Entry Period.

Except for applicable manufacturer’s standard warranties, the prizes are awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose).

6. Use of Winner’s Name; Publicity

Except where prohibited by law, each Entrant’s entry into the Contest and Winner’s acceptance of the Prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agents a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive and sub-licensable right and license to use, distribute, and publicly display the winner’s name, hometown, photo, Entry and likeness in any way, at any time, in any and all media, including for use in advertising and marketing, without limitation, without any additional approval or consideration.  By entering this Contest, you consent to being contacted by Sponsor for any purpose in connection with this Contest. 

7. Limitation of Liability and Release

By participating in the Contest or accepting a prize, Entrants agree that Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, stolen, altered, garbled, incorrect, incomplete or delayed entries all of which will be void.  Entrants assume all risk of loss, damage, misdirection, or delay in any materials or entries submitted to Sponsor, and releases Sponsor and Contest Parties from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Contest or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use any prize (including claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.  Sponsor is also not responsible for problems related to unauthorized human intervention or for technical malfunctions of electronic equipment, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer hardware or software failures, phone lines, traffic congestion on the internet or any website, or for any other technical problems including telecommunication, miscommunication or failure, and failed, lost, delayed, incomplete, garbled, or misdirected communications, which may prevent the receipt of an entry or otherwise limit an Entrant’s ability to participate in this Contest.  Sponsor is not responsible for any other errors or malfunctions of any kind, whether network, printing, typographical, human or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or malfunctions which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Contest-related materials. As a condition of entering, Entrants agree (and agree to confirm in writing if requested by Sponsor) that to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law: (a) under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, indirect, special, exemplary, or consequential damages and (b) that any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs. 

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, in no event will the sponsor or the Contest parties be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, including loss of use, loss of profits or loss of data, whether in an action in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, arising out of or in any way connected to your participation in the Contest or use or inability to use any equipment provided for use in the Contest or any prize, even if a Contest party has been advised of the possibility of such damages.  

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, in no event will the aggregate liability of the Contest parties (jointly) arising out of or relating to your participation in the Contest or use of or inability to use any equipment provided for use in the Contest or any prize exceed $10.  The limitations set forth in this section will not exclude or limit liability for personal injury or property damage caused by products purchased from the sponsor, or for the Contest parties’ gross negligence, intentional misconduct, or for fraud.   

8. LEGAL WARNING

Any attempt by an individual, whether or not a participant, to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and diligently pursue all remedies against any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law.

9. Sponsor’s Reservation of Rights 

If the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including without limitation, due to a force majeure event or infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who is responsible or who tampers with the entry process or otherwise acts in violation of these Official Rules, and to cancel, modify, or terminate the Contest. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prizes in its discretion based on all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to cancellation. In the event that an entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or destroyed, Entrant’s sole remedy shall be another entry into the Contest.

10. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. By entering, you consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the state and local courts located in San Francisco County, California and the federal courts located in the Northern District of California for the resolution of all disputes, and agree that any and all disputes shall be resolved exclusively in those courts. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. If any provision of these Official Rules is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck, and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.

11. Privacy

Any personally identifiable information collected during an Entrant’s participation in the Contest will be collected by Sponsor or its designee, in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (found here), and used by Sponsor for the proper administration and fulfillment of the Contest and as otherwise described in these Official Rules. By entering into this Contest, Entrants acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy. 

12. Winner’s List

For the name of the winners, send an email to sweepstakes@doordash.com.  Requests must be received no later than sixty (60) days after the end of the Entry Period.

13. General Conditions

Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects.  Sponsor reserves the right to change these Official Rules at any time, in its discretion, and to suspend or cancel the Contest or any Entrant's participation in the Contest should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor's reasonable control affect the administration, security or proper play of the Contest, or Sponsor otherwise becomes (in its discretion) incapable of running the Contest as planned.  Entrants who violate these Official Rules, violate any law, rule or regulation in connection with participation in the Contest, tamper with the operation of the Contest or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to Sponsor, the Contest or any other Entrant (as determined in Sponsor's discretion) are subject to disqualification from the Contest.  Sponsor reserves the right to lock out persons whose eligibility is in question or who have been disqualified or are otherwise ineligible to enter the Contest.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries received that contain inappropriate or offensive content.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision.  Any provision of these Official Rules deemed unenforceable will be enforced to the extent permissible, and the remainder of these Official Rules will remain in effect.  The use of the terms “include” or “including” in these Official Rules is illustrative and not limiting.

14. Social Network Disclaimer

Facebook and Instagram do not sponsor or endorse Sponsor or the Contest. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook and Instagram. You understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook and Instagram. By participating via the Facebook and Instagram platform, Entrants are also subject to Facebook and Instagram’s privacy policies and terms of use.

15. Opt-Out

To opt-out of any future communications or emails from Sponsor, please email “privacy@doordash.com’. 

16. Sponsor

DoorDash, Inc.

901 Market Street, Suite 600

San Francisco, CA 94103

 

 

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