Stake Brazil Waitlist Terms & Conditions


You may register for early access to Stake by submitting an entry using the online form provided on the Stake Brazil Waitlist (the “waitlist”), in effect as of the time of registration and as may be modified or amended by Stakeshop Pty Ltd (“Stake”) from time to time.  Registrations that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Stake.  You may register only once and any attempt to enter more times than once by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules shall disqualify you from Waitlist eligibility; any such determination shall be made at the sole discretion of Stake.


Registration

Registration for early access means that you have joined the list (“waitlist”) to to be notified when the full version of the Stake product launches publicly (“Launch”) so that you may apply for a Stake account.  Launch will occur on an official launch date to be determined by Stake in its sole discretion (“Official Launch Date”). Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, Stake may release earlier versions of the product (e.g., alpha, beta, etc.) to other users for testing purposes before or after the Official Launch Date and such releases shall not constitute Launch of the Stake product.


Invitation

Upon Launch, Stake will invite people who have referred 10 or more friends to the Waitlist with a unique referral code. Users must use this code to sign up for their Stake account before the platform is publicly available. Users who do not have early access will be able to download Stake from the Google Play and Apple App Store but they will not be able to sign up for an account until 14 days after Invitations for early access users have been sent. 


The Waitlist does not guarantee that you will be approved for a Stake account or receive anything of value. Stake and the prizes offered for referring friends are subject to availability, application approval and applicable terms and conditions.


Registration Period

Registration for the waitlist will be accepted online starting on 13 December 2018 and ending 14 February 2019. All online entries must be received by 14 February 2019. The registration period may be extended or shortened by Stake in its sole discretion. 


Eligibility

The Waitlist is open only to those who comply with these rules (“Rules”) and who are at least 18 years old as of the date of entry. The Waitlist is open to all legal residents of Brazil, and is void where prohibited by law.  Employees of Stake (“Stake”), and the affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers of all of them (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Waitlist. The Waitlist is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.


Prizes

Participants on the Waitlist may receive certain prizes (“Prizes”) as determined by Stake.  The specifics of the Prizes, if any, shall be solely determined by Stake. Prizes are non-transferable. Any and all Prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of the recipients of such Prize (“Recipient”). No substitution of Prize or transfer/assignment of Prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Recipient is permitted. Acceptance of a Prize constitutes permission for Stake to use the Recipient’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.


Recipient(s) will be notified by by email of any available by Stake. Stake shall have no liability for Recipient’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Recipient’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If a Recipient cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within ten (10) days from the time an award notification is sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the Prize may be forfeited. Receipt by Recipient of the prize offered by Stake in connection with the Waitlist is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE RULES BY RECIPIENT (AT STAKE’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN RECIPIENT’S DISQUALIFICATION AS RECIPIENT OF ANY APPLICABLE PRIZE, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS RECIPIENT WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.


Agreement to the rules

By participating in the Waitlist, you agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, you agree to accept all decisions of Stake regarding the Waitlist as final and binding and you acknowledge and agree that Stake may unilaterally make changes to these Rules, which such changes may apply retroactively, in its sole and absolute discretion.  The use of the Waitlist is governed by our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use (below). By using the Waitlist, you acknowledge that you have read these disclaimers and policies and that you accept and will be bound by their terms.


Communication

We may communicate with you via email, SMS or other text message (“Text Message”) or push notifications, to the extent you permit us to do so, and we may collect information regarding such communications, such as confirmation when you open an email, read a Text Message or receive a push notification. We use this information to operate and improve our services, including without limitation our customer service. By providing us with your phone number, you thereby authorise us to contact you via text message at such phone number, and you thereby consent to the receipt of such messages. You may opt-out of receiving these messages at any time by sending us a request at support@hellostake.com, and, if you have previously elected to receive Text Messages from us, you may also opt out by responding “STOP” to any Text Message. You acknowledge that opting out of receiving text (SMS) messages may impact your use of the services. Please refer to the Privacy Policy for more information.


Terms & Conditions

Stake reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Waitlist should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Stake’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Waitlist. In such case, Stake may grant early access to eligible registrations received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Stake. Stake reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the registration process or the operation of the Waitlist or Website or violates these Rules. Stake has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Waitlist, to void users for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different email addresses; the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for registering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any Website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Waitlist may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, Stake reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.


The Waitlist is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or Reddit or other social networks that are used to share participation.


Limitation of Liability

By entering, you agree to release and hold harmless Stake and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Waitlist and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any Prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Waitlist; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Waitlist or the processing of entries.


Stake Brazil Waitlist Prize Giveaway Rules (“Official Rules”)


Participating in the Stake Brazil Waitlist Prize Giveaway and/or signing up for the Stake Brazil waitlist does not guarantee you a Stake account or any prizes on offer, in any way. To enter the Stake Brazil Waitlist Prize Giveaway, you must be an individual who meets the eligibility requirements set for in the launch waitlist terms and conditions above. To win a prize you must qualify and be approved as a confirmed contact on the Stake Brazil Waitlist. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. 


1 INTRODUCTION

These Official Rules, together with the Stakeshop Pty Ltd. (“Stake”) Launch Waitlist Terms & Conditions posted at https://stakeshop.freshdesk.com/en/support/solutions/articles/35000102769-brazil-launch-waitlist-terms-conditions (the “Waitlist Terms”) set forth the terms for your participation in the Stake Brazil Waitlist Prize Giveaway (hereinafter the “Giveaway”).  These Official Rules incorporate the Waitlist Terms by this reference.  In the event of a conflict between these Official Rules and the Waitlist Terms, these Official Rules will govern matters related to the Giveaway but only to the extent of such conflict.


The Giveaway begins on 12 December 2018  (the “Start Date”) and ends on the date that is the earlier of (a) the date on which the Registration Period ends, as set forth in the Waitlist Terms, (b) the Official Launch Date, or (c) the date on which Stake ceases to make its Waitlist (as defined in the Waitlist Terms) available for any reason (the date that is the earliest of (a), (b) and (c), the “End Date”, and the period between the Start Date and the End Date, the “Giveaway Period”). 


By participating in the Giveaway, each entrant (“entrant” or “you”) accepts the terms and conditions stated in these Official Rules and the Waitlist Terms and warrants that such entrant is eligible to participate in the Giveaway. To be eligible to win a Prize(s) (defined below), you must comply with the Official Rules.


2. HOW TO ENTER

To enter the Giveaway, sign up for Stake Brazil Waitlist during the Giveaway Period by following the Waitlist registration process set forth in the Waitlist Terms. To sign up, you must meet all eligibility requirements set forth in the Waitlist Terms.

Note: Signing up for the Waitlist (and/or participating in the Giveaway) does not guarantee that you will be approved for a Stake account or win a prize, in any way..  All applicants, including those on the Waitlist and those participating in the Giveaway, are still subject to Stake’s application process for Stake accounts and all decisions made by Stake in connection with such process.


Early access prize

On or around the Official Launch Date, Stake will invite individuals who are eligible for early access according to the terms and registered for the Waitlist to create a Stake account before the platform is available to the public. Stake will distribute invitations on a single day for all eligible individuals by sharing a unique referral code which individuals can use to create a Stake account. At this point the Stake app will be available for download from the Google Play and Apple App Store but individuals without a code will not yet be able to create an account. More information about invitations can be found in the “Invitations” section of the Waitlist Terms.


VIP Merchandise

VIP merchandise packs include a Stake t-shirt, hat and 3 stickers. On or around the Official Launch Date, Stake will invite individuals who are eligible for VIP merchandise according to the terms and registered for the Waitlist to send their preferred postal address and t-shirt size to Stake via email. Once Stake obtains an individual’s preferred address, Stake will post the VIP merchandise pack to the nominated address within 1-5 business days from receiving the address. Stake is not liable for any damage or loss of the merchandise during shipping. If individuals do not respond to Stake’s request for address and shirt size within 10 days the prize will be null and void. More information about invitations can be found in the “Invitations” section of the Waitlist Terms.


Stake Trading Credit 

On or around the Official Launch Date, Stake will invite individuals who are eligible for Stake Trading Credit to create a Stake account as part of early access to the platform. Once a user who is eligible for Stake Trading Credit has created a fully approved Stake account, Stake will deposit the USD denominated amount of the prize into the user’s Stake USD wallet. When the funds are deposited, the winner will receive an email confirming the deposit. 


Prize Winner Eligibility and Selection

The following prizes will be awarded to the first 30,000 entrants who meet all of the following criteria: 


A: You must have entered the Giveaway (see Section 2 above).

B: You must confirm your email with the confirmation email sent by Stake after completing the form on hellostake.com/br.

C: You must refer the following number of friends to the waitlist: 

  • Refer 10 friends: get early access to Stake

  • Refer 20 friends: get early access & VIP merchandise

  • Refer 50 friends: get early access, VIP merchandise & US$50 to use on Stake

  • Refer 100 friends: get early access, VIP merchandise & US$100 to use on Stake

D: To receive any merchandise you must respond to Stake’s request for address, t-shirt size and additional information as required within 10 days of the request being sent.


Failure to meet any of the above-listed steps, including using fake or multiple email addresses connected to one individual will make an individual ineligible to receive a Prize.


3. WAITLIST POSITIONS


 Your position on the Waitlist is determined by the following rules:


You will be placed on the Waitlist in accordance with the Waitlist Terms. Once on the Waitlist, you can earn prizes when other people sign up for the Waitlist using your unique referral link (“Waitlist Bonus Actions”). Your position on the waitlist reflects whether you’re in the eligible pool for a prize, not whether you’ve earned a prize. Prizes are earned by the number of confirmed referrals you have and whether you are within the pool of eligible prize positions. The number of prizes issues for each prize is below.  


Stake reserves the right to add, remove, or modify Waitlist Bonus Actions from time to time in its sole discretion.

If a potential winner is found to be ineligible for any reason, an alternate winner may be selected from the pool of eligible entries. Entrants will be contacted at the email address used to sign up for the Waitlist. Stake is not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts to notify any entrants. Additional paperwork, releases, background checks or screenings, to the extent allowed by law, may also be required before a Prize can be awarded. Stake reserves the right to disqualify any entrant (and his/her Giveaway entry) from the Giveaway, if such entrant fails to comply with these Official Rules and the Waitlist Terms, tampers with the entry process, acts fraudulently or with misconduct that affects the integrity of the Giveaway, or engages in any inappropriate or unacceptable behaviour, in each case as determined by Stake in its sole discretion.


4. PRIZE

There will be an unlimited number of early access prizes issued. The total approximate retail value (“ARV”) of early access is $o. There will be a maximum of 500 VIP merchandise packs issued. The ARV of VIP merchandise is US$15. There will be a maximum of 100 $50 Stake Trading Credit prizes issued. The ARV of the $50 Stake Trading Credit prize is US$5,000.  There will be a maximum of 50 $100 Stake Trading Credit prizes issued. The ARV of the $100 Stake Trading Credit prize is US$5,000.   Prizes are non-transferable and no cash equivalent or substitution of any Prize is offered. All Prize details not specified in these Official Rules will be determined in Stake’s sole and absolute discretion.  In order to receive a Prize, winners may be required to provide proof of identification or eligibility. Winners will be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and for any other fees or costs associated with the Prize(s) they receive. Shipping will only be to the verified winners’ physical mailing address (no P.O. Boxes) in the country of Brazil. In the event that Stake is unable to provide a winner with his/her Prize(s) or any portion thereof, Stake may elect, in its sole discretion, to provide such winner with an alternate prize of comparable or greater value.


5. ENTRANT’S PERSONAL INFORMATION

By entering the Giveaway, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information for the purpose of administering the Giveaway and prize fulfilment.


6. GENERAL CONDITIONS: THE PRIZE SHALL BE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED


By entering the Giveaway, you agree to and hereby do release and hold harmless Stake and its respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated entities, directors, officers, employees, attorneys, agents, and representatives (the “Released Parties”) from any damage, injury, death, loss, claim, action, demand, or other liability (collectively, “Claims”) that may arise from your acceptance, possession and/or use of any Prize or your participation in this Giveaway, or from any misuse or malfunction of any Prize awarded, regardless of whether such Claims, or knowledge of the facts constituting such Claims, exist at the time of entry or arise at any time thereafter. Stake reserves the right to correct clerical or typographical errors in promotional materials. Stake reserves the right to modify these Official Rules in any way or at any time.  Stake reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this Giveaway. In the event of cancellation or suspension, Stake shall promptly post a notice on Stake’s website to such effect. Any dispute shall be resolved in accordance with the laws of the State of Sao Paulo without regard to the conflict of laws provisions thereof.  Any legal action or proceeding relating to this Agreement shall be brought exclusively in the state or federal courts located in or with jurisdiction over Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil, and each party consents to the jurisdiction thereof.  The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.


7. QUESTIONS REGARDING THE GIVEAWAY?  

Send an email to support@hellostake.com