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Giveaway Rules

Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC Giveaways

Giveaways consist of prizes offered to participants selected on a random basis. For all purposes hereinafter the term “Giveaway” shall refer to items offered on Compass Ohio social media platforms. All participants must be at least 18 years old to be eligible to participate in Giveaways. Winners must be in good standing with Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC Giveaway Rules. Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC has the final say in contest policy, winners selected and prize distribution.

Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC Giveaway Rules

1. The following are basic rules which apply to any and all Giveaways offered on Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC social media platforms.

2. All Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC Giveaways are open to all individuals unless otherwise stated. Employees of Compass Ohio and/or Compass Media, LLC, affiliated advertising agencies, participating sponsors, and members of their immediate families are ineligible to participate or win.

3. One winner per household and/or phone number is eligible to win a Giveaway every 30 days per calendar month. Unless stated otherwise, multiple entries by the same person or by a person in the same household or family will be discarded and be deemed by Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC as cause for disqualification. Anyone misrepresenting their identity or giving false information when asked about their background in order to become eligible for a Giveaway will be automatically disqualified. A limit of three (3) prizes may be won per household per calendar year. Once a household has won their third prize, Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC asks that they wait until the beginning of the next calendar year to enter again. Anyone winning a prize with a value of $600 or greater is not eligible to win another prize of any value for a period of exactly thirteen (13) months.

4. Occasionally, prizes and prize certificates are required to be picked up in person. A winner will forfeit any prize or prize certificate not claimed within 7 days of winning. The 7-day period includes weekends and holidays. Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC will not notify winners of time remaining on prizes to be picked up. It is the winner’s responsibility to claim their prize within the time limit and to inquire about how to collect their prize. Prizes must be claimed by the winner only.

5. Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC is not responsible for replacing any prizes after they have been picked up, whether the prize was lost, the organization providing the prize has closed, or for any other reason.

6. Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC is not responsible for replacing prizes which become unavailable due to COVID-19 or any medical-related issues.

7. Participants who win prizes on the Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC social media platforms may not substitute prize with another prize or cash. However, in the event of an unavailable prize won by the participant, Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC may at its discretion substitute the original prize with another prize for the approximate value (in dollars) of the original prize awarded.

8. Participants may register to win prizes on the Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC social media platforms. Winners of the various Giveaways are chosen randomly from all eligible entries. Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC is not responsible for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outages or delays, computer difficulties or other technological glitches.

9. Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person for misrepresentation, tampering with the entry process, the operation of the Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC social media platforms, or is otherwise in violation of the rules. It further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the contest if it is not capable of completion as planned including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any kind.

10. Giveaways are limited to participants 18 years of age and older.

11. Participants winning a prize or prizes valued at over $600.00 or more in a calendar year will be subject to any and all federal, state and local taxes, as applicable. Additionally, participants winning prizes valued at over $600.00 will be required to provide tax identification and a home address to Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC in order to receive tax reporting information.

12. Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC reserves the right to make changes in the Giveaway Rules which will become effective upon publication on the Compass Ohio social media platforms by Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC.

13. All winners must provide valid contact information, such as name, city, state, email address and a telephone number where they can be reached, or receive messages. Providing invalid contact information, or giving false information about yourself, will result in disqualification.

14. Failure to comply with the Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC Giveaway rules may result in disqualification of a participant.

15. In the event that the winner of a Compass Ohio/Compass Media, LLC Giveaway cannot use the prize on the specific dates required, they will forfeit their prize. A substitute prize will not be provided.

16. Copies of the written contest rules are available on the Compass Ohio website