ShapeShift Referral Giveaway Official Rules

Revised Date: March 4, 2021

These official rules govern ShapeShift’s referral giveaway program (“Promotion”) sponsored by ShapeShift Global Limited, a UK private limited company located at 1 Holborn Viaduct London EC1A 2DY (“Sponsor”). These rules constitute a binding agreement between you and the Sponsor if you participate in the Promotion. These rules incorporate the ShapeShift Terms of Service (“Terms”). A capitalized term not defined in these rules has the meaning given to it in the Terms. Any conflict between the Terms and these rules will be resolved in favor of these rules, except for conflicts with our Privacy Policy. You acknowledge that all disputes between you and the Sponsor relating to Promotion will be resolved pursuant to article XI of the Terms. 
BY ENTERING THE PROMOTION, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE TO THESE RULES AND THE FACT THAT ALL DECISIONS OF THE SPONSOR ARE FINAL IN ALL REGARDS RELATING TO THE PROMOTION. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE RULES, IN FULL, YOU MAY NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE PROMOTION.NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. ANY ENTRIES OBTAINED THROUGH A PURCHASE WILL NOT BE TREATED DIFFERENTLY THAN ENTRIES OBTAINED THROUGH ALTERNATE MEANS OF ENTERING.

  1. HOW TO ENTER. The Promotion takes place from 12:30:00 p.m. mountain standard time on March 4, 2021 through 12:30:00 p.m. on March 11, 2021. An individual (“Entrant”) will receive one entry into the Promotion for each new user who: (1) creates a ShapeShift account using the link that the Sponsor provides to Entrant; and (2) completes a trade on the ShapeShift platform or mobile app (each such valid entry, an “Entry”). No purchase is necessary to enter the Promotion. You can enter the Promotion without a purchase by following the instructions below (such Entry, an “AMOE”), however an AMOE will only be eligible to win the Random Prize (defined below).
  2. PRIZES. Approximate total prize value of this Promotion: US$700. The Sponsor shall award four prizes (each, a “Prize”) each in the form of a common digital asset identified in the marketing materials about the Promotion as follows: (1) US$300 to the Entrant with the most Entries; (2) US$200 to the Entrant with the second most Entries; (3) US$100 to the Entrant with the third most Entries; and (4) US$100 randomly to an Entrant as determined pursuant to section 4 below (“Random Prize”) Prize winners may be subject to standard cryptocurrency fees such as miner fees. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize of equal or greater value for any Prize identified in the original marketing materials of the Promotion, but the Sponsor is under no duty to do so. The Sponsor shall award all Prizes will be awarded. If a winner of a Prize is disqualified or forfeits such Prize, Sponsor shall award that Prize to the Entrant with the next highest amount of Entries, or in the case of the Random Prize, by conducting another random drawing. In the event of a tie between two Entrants, the Entrant who achieved the the number of Entries first will be deemed to have had more entries for the purpose of breaking a tie for any Prize.
  3. ELIGIBILITY. The Promotion is open to anyone who is over the age of 18, and located in a jurisdiction where ShapeShift offers its Services. Void where prohibited. The Sponsor may disqualify any Entry if the Sponsor reasonably believes that such Entry or entrant is: tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion, including email addresses, user accounts, or twitter handles that are reasonably determined to be fraudulent or duplicates; violating these rules or the Terms; acting in a unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person; or is on any prohibited persons list issued by any governmental agency that has regulatory authority over the Sponsor or any of Sponsor’s affiliates.
  4. DRAWING. To determine the winner of the Random Prize, the Sponsor shall conduct a random drawing at the conclusion of the Promotion. Individuals who enter through the AMOE have an equal chance of winning the Random Prize as all other Entries. Odds of winning a Prize depend on the number of Entries in the Promotion.
  5. AWARDING PRIZES. Promptly after awarding the Prizes, the Sponsor shall contact each winner either via twitter or email address to arrange transfer of the Prize. Prize winners may be required to create a ShapeShift or FIO account in order to receive a Prize. The Sponsor may deem a Prize forfeited and reclaim such Prize if, within 30 days of the Sponsor’s awarding of that Prize: (a) the Prize winner has not fulfilled all obligations required under these rules; or (b) has not responded to the Sponsor after being contacted by Sponsor three (3) times.
  6. WAIVER. By entering the Promotion, you waive any right to, and shall hold harmless the Sponsor from, any claim, liability, loss, damage (including punitive, incidental, and consequential damages), or expense (including attorneys’ fees) arising out of or in connection with your participation in the Promotion or the acceptance, use, or misuse of any Prize. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE DOES NOT APPLY IN ANY SUCH JURISDICTION. The Sponsor will not be responsible for: lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible, incomplete, or incorrect entries; lost, late, or misdirected Prize notices; or any typographical, or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Promotion, or announcement of the Prizes.
  7. TAXES. You acknowledge that all income taxes resulting from your awarding of a Prize are your sole responsibility. The Sponsor strongly encourages you to consult with your tax advisor regarding any tax implications of the awarding of or the transfer of any Prize you may win from the Promotion. The Sponsor will not be liable for any tax-related effects of winning or transferring a Prize. If you win one or more prizes through any of the Sponsor’s promotions, totaling an amount in excess of US$600 in any calendar year, the Sponsor may be required to report such winnings to the Internal Revenue Service and send you an applicable IRS Form 1099, in which case, you shall provide the Sponsor with any necessary information required to complete and send you such form.
  8. DISCLAIMERS.
    a. The Sponsor will not be liable for any damages associated with the Promotion due to any: incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Users, tampering, or hacking, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications-line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to the Service; or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Promotion or downloading materials from or use of the Service. 

    b. If the Sponsor cannot operate the Promotion as planned by reason of computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion, the Sponsor may cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend any portion of the Promotion without prior notice, and will not be liable for any resulting damages.
  9. WINNERS’ LIST. A list of winners will be tweeted out by the Sponsor promptly after the conclusion of the Promotion. To obtain a copy of the winners list, please email here with the subject line “Winners’ List – ShapeShift Referral Giveaway”
  10. ALTERNATE MEANS OF ENTERING. To enter the Promotion through AMOE, please send an email here with the subject like “Alternate Means of Entering – ShapeShift Social Giveaway”. AMOEs received that do not contain the exact foregoing subject line may be deemed invalid. The foregoing email address is automated and does not respond to emails. If you have any inquiries to ShapeShift unreleased to the Promotion, please open a support ticket here.

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