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Reward Yourself for Scanning

by david
We’re thrilled to announce the release of ScanLife Rewards for Android (US only). This feature was made available in the iPhone app a few months ago, but now Android users can get in on the action.


 It’s easy - the more you scan and use the ScanLife app, the more virtual points (called mPOINTS) you collect. Achievements can be unlocked for collecting mPOINTS and redeemed for real gift cards from iTunes, Amazon, Starbucks and many others. Start scanning to collect your points and visit all areas of the ScanLife app to unlock more achievements. Since we’re in the spirit of giving, we’re also letting ScanLife users win big with the ScanLife Sweepstakes. This contest makes it even easier to win gift cards from scanning, and anyone with the Android or iOS app can enter. Playing is this simple: 1.  Open the ScanLife app (or get it for free if you don’t have it) 2. Click the banner ad that you see in the app, or scan this QR Code: 

ScanLife Reward Sweepstakes

3. Enter your email & scan at least (5) codes that you see We’ll be giving away a Grand Prize of a $250 Visa gift card, and dozens of Amazon and Starbucks gift cards over the next few weeks. Good luck and happy scanning!   Terms and Conditions Below: ScanLife Sweepstakes Official Rules NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, PROVINCIAL AND LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. 1. Eligibility: ScanLife Rewards Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is open globally to legal residents who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Scanbuy, Inc. (“Main Sponsor”) and its affiliate companies, suppliers as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. Subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Main Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. The Promotion consists of a sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”). 2. Timing: The Promotion begins on April 8, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on April 28th, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”). Administrator’s computer is the official time keeping device for this Promotion. 3. How to Enter: During the Promotion Period, open the ScanLife mobile application on your mobile device, then open the Scanner function on the ScanLife mobile application where you will see a banner at the bottom that reads “Scan to Win Big, Enter Now,” If available. The banner will bring you to a mobile registration form, fill out the registration form including a valid Email address which will be used to contact you only if you win. Once you fill out the registration form, in its entirety, and submit, you will officially be entered into the Sweepstakes. In order to be eligible to win, you must scan at least five (5) qualifying mobile codes (e.g. QR Codes, Datamatrix Codes, UPC Codes) during the Promotion Period. Limit: Each participant is eligible to receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry during the Promotion Period and to receive one (1) Sweepstakes Prize. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Main Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any registration or play, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the registrant or player. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. 4.Sweepstakes Drawing: Administrator will choose the winners from the eligible entrants at random, their decisions as to the administration and operation of the Promotion and the selection of potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Sweepstakes: Administrator will randomly select one (1) potential Grand Prize Winners (the “Grand Prize Winner”) from all eligible entries up to April 29, 2014. Administrator will randomly select eight (8) potential 1st Place Prize Winners (the “1st Place Winners”) from all eligible entries up to April 29, 2014. Administrator will randomly select fifteen (15) potential 2nd Place Prize Winners (the “2nd Place Winners”) from all eligible entries up to April 29, 2014. 5. ALL POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY MAIN SPONSOR OR ADMINISTRATOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE PROMOTION. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY, AND THE POTENTIAL GRAND PRIZE WINNER HAVE BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. MAIN SPONSOR WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY SCANS THAT OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED A DEFECTIVE SCAN AND IS VOID AND WILL NOT BE HONORED. 6. Verification of Potential Winners: Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Each potential winner will be notified by the email provided when entering. Each potential prize winner will be required reply to the email within twenty-four (24) hours of the time notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize (if applicable). If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to reply within the required time period, or prize is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner forfeits the prize. In the event that any potential Prize Winner is disqualified for any reason, Main Sponsor will award the applicable Prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. In the event that a potential Instant Win Game Prize winner is disqualified for any reason, Main Sponsor will randomly select an alternate potential Instant Win Game winner from all remaining eligible entries for that day. All alternate potential winners are subject to all requirements set forth in these Official Rules. Only three (3) alternate winners will be selected for any applicable Prize after which the applicable Prize will remain un-awarded. 7. Prizes: Sweepstakes Prize: ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: The Grand Prize Winner will receive a $250 Visa Gift Card. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize: $250. EIGHT (8) 1ST PLACE PRIZES: The 1st Place Prize Winners will each receive a $30 Starbucks Gift Card. ARV of the 1st Place Prize: $30. FIFTEEN (15) 2ND PLACE PRIZES: The 2nd Place Prize Winners will each receive a $10 Amazon Gift Card. ARV of the 2nd Place Prize: $10. Actual value may vary based on the then prevailing Fair Market Value. Prize Winners will not receive the difference between actual and approximate retail value. Odds of winning any of the Sweepstakes Prizes depends upon the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. No refund or compensation will be made by Main Sponsor in the event that any of the applicable Prizes are defective or non-functioning; Prize Winners’ sole remedy will be through the manufacturer’s warranty. All expenses and costs associated with effectuating the manufacturer’s warranty will be the sole responsibility of Prize Winners. Prize Winners are solely responsible for their own conduct while accepting the prize and agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations pertaining to use and enjoyment of the prize, including, but not limited to, state and federal tax requirements. Main Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen prizes. 8. Release: By receipt of any prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless Scanbuy, Inc. and its parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, suppliers, distributors, and advertising/promotion agencies, as well as each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Promotion or receipt, use, or misuse of any prize. 9. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes winner’s consent to Main Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration. 10. General Conditions: Main Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Promotion, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Main Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Main Sponsor or Administrator in its sole discretion. In such event, Main Sponsor reserves the right to award the prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Main Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Main Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Main Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. 11. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, provided that if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the Promotion, or any part of it, for any reason, Main Sponsor, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Main Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims. 12. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by a state or federal court located in New York, New York; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion, 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. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Main Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York. 13. Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to the Main Sponsor’s Privacy Policy ( 14. Main Sponsor: Scanbuy, Inc., 10 E. 39th Street, New York, New York 10016.  

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