March Madness Official Rules
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CareerBuilder “Hiring Score” Sweepstakes

Enter to win! Four rounds of prizes, including a chance to win a $4,999 USD gift card to upgrade your home office.

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PAYMENT, ENTRY FEE OR PURCHASE REQUIRED. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FORTY-EIGHT (48) CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (EXCLUDING ALASKA, HAWAII, PUERTO RICO, GUAM, THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS AND OTHER U.S. TERRITORIES). ENTRANTS MUST BE AT LEAST TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OLD AT TIME OF ENTRY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

HOW TO ENTER. The CareerBuilder Hiring Score Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 4:00 PM (ET) on March 18, 2021 and ends at 11:59 PM (ET) on:
- March 26, 2021 for the “Scouting Report Prize” (as defined below);
- March 28, 2021 for the “Suit Up Prize” (as defined below)
- April 2, 2021 for the “Play-by-Play Prize” (as defined below)
- April 5, 2021 for the “Home Court Advantage Prize” (as defined below)
(together, the “Sweepstakes Entry Periods”). Winners of earlier drawn prizes will not be entered into the drawing for later drawn prizes. Otherwise, all entries received prior to the end of the entry period (as shown above) for each prize will be entered into the drawing for that prize and any subsequently drawn prizes in this Sweepstakes. The promotion is sponsored by CareerBuilder, LLC ("Sponsor" or “CareerBuilder”). Sponsor’s clock is the official time keeping device of the Sweepstakes.

There are two (2) methods of entry (“Sweepstakes Entry Method”):

1. Visit https://hiring.careerbuilder.com/promotions/careerbuilder-march-madness on a computer or mobile device to enter during the Sweepstakes Entry Periods by uploading a new resume or making changes to an existing resume and creating a CareerBuilder profile; and

2. Write your name, address, phone number, and valid E-mail address on a 3′′x 5′′ card and mail it in an envelope addressed to “CareerBuilder c/o Hiring Score Sweepstakes”, 200 N La Salle St., Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60601.

Limit one (1) entry per person for entries using the Sweepstakes Entry Method. Multiple entries through multiple email accounts or logons will disqualify entrant from the Sweepstakes. All entry materials become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Entries will only be accepted during the Sweepstakes Entry Periods, with entries only accepted for: the “Scouting Report Prize” (as defined below) on or before March 26, 2021 at 11:59 PM (ET); the “Suit Up Prize” (as defined below) on or before March 28, 2021 at 11:59 PM (ET); the “Play-by-Play Prize” (as defined below) on or before April 2, 2021 at 11:59 PM (ET) and the “Home Court Advantage Prize” (as defined below) on or before April 5, 2021 at 11:59 PM (ET).

If you choose to enter via mail, entries must be received by Sponsor during the Sweepstakes Entry Periods, with entries only accepted for: the “Scouting Report Prize” (as defined below) on or before March 26, 2021 at 11:59 PM (ET); the “Suit Up Prize” (as defined below) on or before March 28, 2021 at 11:59 PM (ET); the “Play-by-Play Prize” (as defined below) on or before April 2, 2021 at 11:59 PM (ET); and the “Home Court Advantage Prize” (as defined below) on or before April 5, 2021 at 11:59 PM (ET);. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, illegible, misdirected, incomplete or postage due mail/entries/requests. Sponsor will reimburse mail-in entrants for postage in states where required by law. If you choose to enter via your computer or mobile device, standard data rates may apply. See your wireless or internet provider for pricing plan details. No other purchases are required to enter the Sweepstakes. Entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person assigned an account by the organization responsible for assigning the applicable email account used at the time of entry. The authorized account holder may be required to provide proof of identity. If a dispute cannot be resolved, the entry will be deemed ineligible. Any other attempted form of entry is prohibited; no automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of entry are permitted.

LICENSE. By submitting an entry, entrant grants Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, sublicensable, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display entrant’s name, job title and location, recording and likeness and such entry materials, in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes, without additional compensation, notification or permission, unless restricted by law. If necessary, entrant will sign any necessary documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the entry.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.

ELIGIBILITY. Sweepstakes open only to legal residents of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States who are at least twenty-one (21) years old when they enter the Sweepstakes. Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor (including Sponsor performing talent) and its subsidiaries, affiliates (i.e., entities controlling, controlled by or under common control with Sponsor), promotion and advertising agencies and anyone involved in the development or execution of the Sweepstakes, including immediate family members (meaning spouses, parents, siblings, children and their respective spouses) and members of the households of such employees, officers and directors are not eligible. By taking part in this Sweepstakes, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify from this Sweepstakes any person it believes has intentionally violated these Rules. Sweepstakes subject to all federal, state and local laws. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

PRIZES.

  • Scouting Report Prize: Sixteen (16) Scouting Report Prize Winners (“Scouting Report Prize Winners”) will receive a professional resume review. This will take place in the form of a maximum of thirty (30) minute telephone call or video conference (at Sponsor’s discretion), with a Sponsor employee. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) $75 USD each or $1,200 USD total for all 16 (“Scouting Report Prize”).
  • Suit-Up Prize: Eight (8) Suit-Up Prize Winners (“Suit-Up Prize Winners”) will receive a $200 USD Amazon.com gift card. ARV $200 USD ARV each or $1,600 USD total for all 8 (“Suit-Up Prize”).
  • Play-by-Play Prize: Four (4) Play-by-Play Prize Winners (“Play-by-Play Prize Winners”) will receive a professional resume review and a meeting with a Sponsor employee on the topic of job searching and interviewing. This will take place in the form of a maximum of forty-five (45) minute telephone call or video conference (at Sponsor’s discretion), with a Sponsor employee. ARV$75 USD each or $300 USD total for all 4 (“Play-by-Play Prize”).
  • Home Court Advantage Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner (“Grand Prize Winner”) will receive a $4,999 USD Amazon.com gift card. ARV $4,999 USD. (“Home Court Advantage Prize”)

The ARV of the Scouting Report Prize, the Suit-Up Prize, The Play-By-Play Prize and the Home Court Advantage Prize (together the “Prizes”) is determined as of the date of the printing of these Official Rules. The difference in the value of the Prizes as stated herein and value at time of notification, if any, will not be awarded. Grand Prize Winner must agree to be interviewed and filmed about their experience with Sponsor in accordance with the non-exclusive rights granted in the section titled “License” above.

Total ARV of all prizes is $8,099 USD.

All expenses not specified in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, taxes and insurance are solely the responsibility of the Scouting Report Prize Winners, the Suit-Up Prize Winners, The Play-By-Play Prize Winners and the Home Court Advantage Prize Winner (collectively, the “Winners”). Winners shall be responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, including, but not limited to, any sales and income taxes. Prizes may not be substituted, transferred or redeemed for cash, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute similar prize of comparable or greater value in its sole discretion.

DRAWING. The Winners will be selected at random from among all eligible entries received on or before: March 26, 2021 at 11:59 PM (ET); for the “Scouting Report Prize;” March 28, 2021 at 11:59 PM (ET); for the “Suit Up Prize;” April 2, 2021 at 11:59 PM (ET); for the “Play-by-Play Prize” and April 5, 2021 at 11:59 PM (ET); for the Home Court Advantage Prize.” Winners of earlier drawn prizes will not be entered into the drawing for later drawn prizes. Otherwise, all entries received prior to the end of the entry period (as shown above) for each prize will be entered into the drawing for that prize and any subsequently drawn prizes in this Sweepstakes. The random drawings shall take place on or about: March 27, 2021 for the Scouting Report Prize; March 29, 2021 for the Suit-Up Prize; April 2, 2021 for the Play-By-Play Prize; and May 4, 2021 for the Home Court Advantage Prize. The random drawing shall be conducted by Sponsor or its designee whose decisions are final and binding on all aspects of this Sweepstakes and not subject to appeal. The potential winners will be notified by email within approximately one (1) business day after being selected. Potential winners will be required to claim the prize within four (4) business days of the time the winner notification email is sent. To claim the prize, potential winners must respond as directed in the email message sent to the potential winner. Potential winners may be required to provide additional information to confirm identity and eligibility and also may be required to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and, where legal, a Publicity Release, and any other documentation that Sponsor may require and to see to it that Sponsor is in receipt of such information and documents within two (2) business days of being requested to provide the same. In all cases, Sponsor reserves the right to request proof of identity, residency and age, and the winner will be deemed to have forfeited the prize if Sponsor, in its sole discretion, finds that the proof is unsatisfactory. The prize will be forfeited: (i) if potential winner does not timely provide the requisite information, return the requisite documents or cannot be reached within four (4) business days from initial notification attempt; (ii) if prize is returned as non-deliverable; and/or (iii) in the event of non-compliance with any of the requirements of these Official Rules.

ODDS OF WINNING. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

GENERAL CONDITIONS. Sweepstakes entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. By entering, participants release and hold harmless Sponsor and its respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, representatives, promotion, advertising and online technology agencies, prize suppliers and all others associated with the development or execution of this Sweepstakes and each of their respective owners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, contractors and agents (together, including CareerBuilder, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability, claims, actions, injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with participation in this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance, use, misuse or nonuse of any prize or parts thereof, including, without limitation, liability for death, personal injury, damage or loss of any kind, and from liability to any other persons relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with this Sweepstakes. The Releasees do not make any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the use of any prize, including, without limitation, quality, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose, or the Sweepstakes. Further, Releasees assume no, and shall not be, responsible or liable for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, re-routing, or acts of any government or authority, of if the Sweepstakes cannot take place or if the Prizes cannot be awarded due to acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism. Sponsor reserves the right to modify this Sweepstakes in any way it deems necessary or appropriate and to cancel this Sweepstakes if it deems necessary or appropriate.

INTERNET. The use of any automated launching or entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that permits the participant to automatically register and/or enter repeatedly is prohibited. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to 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 this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes for any reason. Should this Sweepstakes be terminated, Sponsor reserves the right to select the Winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the action requiring such termination. Releasees assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Releasees are not responsible for lost, late, garbled or misdirected entries or for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

DATA COLLECTION.  All personal information submitted in relation to the Sweepstakes will be handled in accordance with applicable privacy laws, these Official Rules, and the privacy policy of Sponsor, which may be found at https://hiring.careerbuilder.com/company/privacy-policy. The names of the Winners may be made available on CareerBuilder’s public-facing websites and will be made available as provided for below.

LIST OF WINNERS. For the names of the Winners, available after May 10, 2021, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: CareerBuilder c/o Hiring Score Sweepstakes, 200 N. LaSalle St., Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60601. Requests must be received by May 20, 2021.

DISPUTES.  Participants agree that this Sweepstakes is governed solely by the laws of the State of Illinois. Any claims arising out of the Sweepstakes shall be governed solely by Illinois law and may be brought only in a federal or state court in Illinois. If any provisions of these Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect. 

EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED, ENTRANT AGREES THAT: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY PRIZES AWARDED SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, INCLUDING COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, BUT IN NO EVENT ATTORNEYS’ FEES; AND (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES AND ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN FOR ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES, AND ANY AND ALL RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED.

SPONSOR. This Sweepstakes is sponsored by CareerBuilder, LLC. All inquiries regarding the Sweepstakes should be directed to CareerBuilder c/o Hiring Score Sweepstakes, 200 N. LaSalle St., Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60601. 

Amazon is not a sponsor of this Sweepstakes and is not responsible for the administration of the Sweepstakes described in these Official Rules, the collection of the entries, or the conduct of the draws. 

Any third party trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective trademark owners. The use or mention of such third party trademarks in these Official Rules or in the Sweepstakes is solely for descriptive purposes and shall in no way imply an endorsement or sponsorship of the Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes may be advertised on social media sites/platforms, but this Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, such social media sites/platforms (such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram or Facebook).