Facebook Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. INTERNET ACCESS IS REQUIRED TO ENTER. THE SONICSEO.COM $50 GIFT CARD SWEEPSTAKES IS OFFERED ONLY IN THE UNITED STATES. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Entries for the SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes must be received by 12 p.m. (MDT) on October 28, 2011. One weekly drawing for one winner will begin the week of July 25, 2011 and continue through October 28, 2011 for a total of 14 (fourteen) winners. Participants are eligible to win a total of 3 (three) weekly drawings throughout the duration of the sweepstakes, after which they will no longer be included in the weekly drawing. The SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes is sponsored by SonicSEO.com, Inc, 6501 America’s Parkway NE, Suite 810, Albuquerque, NM 87110 (“Sponsor”).

ELIGIBILITY:  The SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes is open to individuals aged 18 or older who ‘like’ the SonicSEO.com Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/SonicSEO), fill out an entry form and are a legal resident of the fifty United States and District of Columbia. Employees, suppliers, officers and directors of Sponsor, its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, fulfillment agencies, legal advisors, the immediate family members, and persons living in the same household of such persons are not eligible. Additional restrictions may apply. If an individual meets the above requirements and submits and entry form to participate in the SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes, they will be considered a participant (“participant”) in the sweepstakes.

ENTRY: To enter, access http://www.facebook.com/SonicSEO during the SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes period, ‘like’ the fan page and follow the online instructions to complete and transmit the entry form that includes both full name and email address. Entries must be received by 12 p.m. (MDT) on October 28, 2011 and tracked by SonicSEO.com. Limit one entry per person/email address. You may enter the promotion under one name and one name only. Entries generated by script, macro, robotic, programmed, or any other automated means are prohibited and will be disqualified. An eligible individual receives one entry the SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes when the individual submits the requested information. To increase chances of winning, entrants must show evidence of 10 (ten) of their friends also ‘liking’ the SonicSEO.com Facebook page. Evidence will only be considered valid if the participant logs into Facebook, visits the SonicSEO.com Facebook page, takes a screenshot of the SonicSEO.com Facebook page and emails the screenshot as an attachment to facebook@sonicseo.com. Evidence will be disqualified if the number of the participant’s friends who also ‘like’ the SonicSEO.com Facebook page does not appear or if the screen shot has been modified or graphically manipulated in any way. Participant will not be notified if their evidence is disqualified. All entries become the property of Sponsor. Participants in the SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes will not be notified if their entry was not submitted properly.

PRIZE: 1 (one) winner will be selected to win 1 (one) Prize every week during the SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes period for a total of 14 (fourteen) prizes to be awarded during the period. The prize is 1 (one) $50 gift card. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor’s discretion. 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 winner. Winners must supply a mailing address within 10 (ten) business days of receiving notification of award to redeem their prize. SonicSEO.com reserves the right to substitute the listed prize for prizes of equal or greater value.

SELECTION OF WINNER: 1 (one) winner will be selected in a random drawing every week during the SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes period. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The weekly winner will be announced on the SonicSEO blog (http://sonicseo.swcp.com) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/sonicseo) during business hours every Friday during the SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes period. The weekly winner will be notified 1 (one) time via the e-mail address provided in their entry form. Sponsor is not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify potential winner. The potential winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and where lawful, a publicity consent and release agreement, all within 10 (ten) business days of notification or attempted notification. By accepting and/or using prize, winner consents to the use of his/her name, voice and/or likeness for the purpose of advertising, trade, or promotion without further compensation, unless prohibited by law and upon request will provide such consent in writing. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 10 (ten) business days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. The receipt by winner of the prize offered in the SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS A WINNER OF THE SONICSEO.COM $50 GIFT CARD SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS A WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: By entering, each participant agrees (a) to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final, and (b) that Sponsor, agents and representatives of Sponsor, its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, legal advisors and advertising, promotion, fulfillment agencies are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, postage-due entries, mail, or e-mail; (ii) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind; (iii) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions; (iv) any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor that may cause the SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes to be disrupted, corrupted, delayed or terminated; (v) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes including without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy; or (vi) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, or cancel the SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes at any time if the SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper play of the SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual or entity it finds to be attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with the SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. By entering this sweepstakes, you agree to a complete release of Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to SonicSEO.com and not to Facebook. The information you provide, including name and contact information, will not be sold or distributed in any manner and will be used solely by SonicSEO.com, at the discretion of SonicSEO.com. SonicSEO.com reserves the right to use all participants’ images including, but not limited to, Facebook profile images. SonicSEO.com reserves the right to post said images on the SonicSEO.com website, SonicSEO.com blogs, SonicSEO.com Facebook page, SonicSEO.com Twitter account, as well as any other media platform representing SonicSEO.com.

DISPUTES: THE SONICSEO.COM $50 GIFT CARD SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in the SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected the SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in New Mexico having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, other than participants’ actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering the SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

OFFICIAL RULES: The SonicSEO.com $50 Gift Card Sweepstakes can ONLY be entered via the third party application on the Facebook Platform. You can find the application on the “Contest Entry Form” tab on the SonicSEO.com Facebook page. Entries submitted to SonicSEO.com via any other method, communication, or post will be disqualified. The entrant will not be notified of disqualification.