#MyDoorDash Monthly Contest

Official Rules

IMPORTANT:  Please read these Official Rules before entering this Contest (the “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 WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. ONE (1) ENTRY PER MONTH PER PERSON.

OPEN TO ELIGIBLE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO, AS OF THE TIME OF ENTRY, ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD.

VOID IN PUERTO RICO AND ALL JURISDICTIONS OTHER THAN THOSE STATED ABOVE AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

THIS CONTEST IS NOT SPONSORED, ENDORSED, OR AFFILIATED BY ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY, INCLUDING TWITTER, INC., FACEBOOK, INC., OR INSTAGRAM.

SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO END THE CONTEST AT THE END OF ANY MONTHLY ENTRY PERIOD.

1. Eligibility

#MyDoorDash Monthly Contest (the “Contest”) is open only to individuals who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry and are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia (“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, contractors, 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 “steps” and “in-laws” 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 (“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.  To be eligible, Entrant’s Instagram account must be a public account, and Instagram post must be visible to @DoorDash. Winner must have or establish an active DoorDash account with a method of payment on file to redeem the prize.

2. Contest Period

The entry period for each month’s Contest commences on the first day of each month in 2018 at 12:00:00 PM Pacific Time (“Start Date”) and ends on the last day of that month at 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time (“End Date”) (collectively “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.

During the Entry Period, Entrants may enter by posting a photograph showcasing either (a) food ordered on the DoorDash platform in a creative way, tagging @DoorDash in the photo, and using hashtag #MyDoorDash, OR (b) showcasing any food item in a creative way, tagging @DoorDash in the photo, and using hashtag #MyDoorDash (“Submission”). Entrants may submit more than one Submission during the Entry Period.  No preference will be given to photographs featuring food ordered on the DoorDash platform.  

  • This is a skill-based contest and chance plays no part in the determination of the winner.

  • The Submission, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material taken by the Contest entrant.

  • The Submission must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content.

  • Each Submission must be the submitting entrant’s own, produced work and may not feature or focus on any material owned or controlled by third parties (unless the entrant can provide written documentation of permission to use any materials owned by a third party as set forth below or in a form and substance determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion).

  • In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted a Submission cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected entry may be disqualified.

  • The entries will be judged in accordance with the Judging Criteria, as defined below.

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 Sweepstakes 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.

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.

Compliance with the entry requirements will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Submissions that violate, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, these entry requirements or do not meet the submission deadlines will be disqualified from the Contest.

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. Winner Selection, Judging Criteria, and Notification

Within 7 business days of the end of each monthly Entry Period (“Section Date”), a panel of judges selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion will select one (1) winner from all Eligible Entries received during the Entry Period based on the following criteria: creativity (34%), photographic quality (34%), and genuineness and authenticity of the content (32%). There will be one round of judging for each monthly contest. Sponsor will notify the winner by Instagram or email. The winner will be notified and announced no later than the fifteenth day of the month following the Entry Period.  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

5. Prizes and Prize Claim

For each Contest Period, one (1) winner will have zero delivery fees applied to their next 31 orders. (“Prize”). Winner will receive a Promo Code via Instagram message or email to activate the Prize.  Winner must input this Promo Code at checkout on their first order for the Prize to be applied to their DoorDash account.  The Prize will be valid for one (1) year and all 31 orders must be placed within that year.  Winner will be responsible for paying the food and beverage subtotal, and any other applicable fees (e.g. service fees), surge charges, gratuity, and taxes. Prize valid only on DoorDash.com or on the DoorDash app with the latest version and within DoorDash’s delivery zones, which can be identified at https://www.doordash.com/. Winner must have a valid DoorDash account with a valid form of accepted payment on file.  Any of the 31 deliveries not used within one year will automatically expire. Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize may not be sold, copied, modified, or transferred. Prize cannot be combined with any other offers or promo codes.  Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Prize is $217.00.

Winner is subject to verification, including verification of age and residency. Limit one (1) prize per winner. 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.

As a condition of receiving a prize, the winner must sign and return any documents requested by Sponsor, including but not limited to, an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release. Failure to sign and return any requested documents by the specified return date will result in disqualification of the winner and the forfeiture of all interest in the prize. The winner will be issued an IRS Form 1099 in the amount of the actual retail value of the prize and must provide Sponsor with his/her valid Social Security Number or Taxpayer ID for tax reporting purposes.

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 Sweepstakes 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 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 Sweepstakes, you consent to being contacted by Sponsor for any purpose in connection with this Sweepstakes.

 

7. Limitation of Liability and Release

 

By participating in the Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes.  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 Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or malfunctions which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Sweepstakes-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 RELEASED 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 SWEEPSTAKES OR USE OR INABILITY TO USE ANY EQUIPMENT PROVIDED FOR USE IN THE SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF A RELEASED 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 RELEASED PARTIES (JOINTLY) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE ANY EQUIPMENT PROVIDED FOR USE IN THE SWEEPSTAKES 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 RELEASED 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 SWEEPSTAKES 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 Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes, 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 Sweepstakes. 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 Sweepstakes.

 

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 Sweepstakes, 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 Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes and as otherwise described in these Official Rules. By entering into this Sweepstakes, Entrants acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy.

12. Winner’s List

For the name of the winner, send an email to socialmedia@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 Sweepstakes or any Entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor's reasonable control affect the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes, or Sponsor otherwise becomes (in its discretion) incapable of running the Sweepstakes as planned.  Entrants who violate these Official Rules, violate any law, rule or regulation in connection with participation in the Sweepstakes, tamper with the operation of the Sweepstakes or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to Sponsor, the Sweepstakes or any other Entrant (as determined in Sponsor's discretion) are subject to disqualification from the Sweepstakes.  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 Sweepstakes.  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

 

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

 

15. Opt-Out

 

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

16. Sponsor

 

DoorDash, Inc.

901 Market Street, Suite 600

San Francisco, CA 94103