1. ELIGIBILITY: No Purchase Necessary. This Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is open to legal residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited. Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws. U.S. law governs this Sweepstakes.

2. SWEEPSTAKES DESCRIPTION: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 AM Pacific Time (PT) on October 1, 2009 and ends 11:59:59 PM PT on December 31, 2009 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes is provided by RecUmmend, LLC, a California Limited Liability Corporation located at 1139 Magnolia Ave, San Jose, California (“RecUmmend” or “the Company”).  Participants must write and submit a verified review for one of the companies listed on RecUmmend’s website at during the Sweepstakes Period in order to receive an entry in the Sweepstakes. There may be different creative presentations of this offer promoted to the public throughout the Sweepstakes Period.

3. HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes, eligible participants must go to (the “Website”) and submit a review of a business listed on the Website.  Participants must provide all of the information, and complete all of the submission steps, required by the Review tool. In addition, you may, but are not required to, include images in your review. Once you have submitted your review, you must register your name and email address with RecUmmend and agree to abide by the Visitor Agreement (found at and RecUmmend’s rules for submitting reviews which include that your review is based on your actual first hand experience with the business that you are reviewing and that you are not an employee, director, officer, household member or immediate family member of the company for which the review is submitted.  You may submit as many verified reviews as you wish, but each listing for which a verified review is submitted must be different in order for a verified review to be eligible. For each verified review submitted, you will receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes. Entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM PT on December 31, 2009. By entering this Sweepstakes, winner agrees to grant RecUmmend and its agents, subsidiaries and affiliates a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable right to exercise the copyright, publicity, database rights and any other rights entrant has in the review (and any part thereof), in any media now known or hereafter devised (including without limitation, the internet), without additional compensation. Further, entrant grants RecUmmend the additional license to modify, adapt, translate, create derivative works from, and distribute the review or incorporate such materials into any form, medium or technology, including the right, at RecUmmend’s sole discretion, to distribute and/or publish the review (or any part thereof). Entry must be in keeping with the RecUmmend’s image, and may not be offensive, nor invade or otherwise infringe upon any person or entity’s personal or proprietary rights, as determined by RecUmmend in its sole discretion. Incomplete entries or entries not complying with these Official Rules are subject to disqualification. RecUmmend is not responsible for late, lost, incomplete, illegible, damaged, or misdirected entries. RecUmmend’s decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Use of the RecUmmend’s website and RecUmmend’s use of information submitted by entrant in connection with this Sweepstakes will be subject to the terms and conditions stated in these Official Rules as well as to RecUmmend’s Visitor Agreement and Privacy Policy available at If a dispute results as to the identity of an entrant, it will be determined that the online entry was submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address from which the entry is made. For these purposes, the authorized account holder is the natural person assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address.

4. DETERMINATION OF WINNER: Potential Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about October 31, 2009 from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The random drawing will be supervised by RecUmmend. RecUmmend’s decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Potential Winner will be notified by electronic mail on or about January 10, 2010. Potential Grand Prize winner will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility/liability release and where legal, a publicity release, and Federal and State tax release, and return these documents, properly executed, within three (3) business days of issuance of notification. Non-compliance within this time frame, or if prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, will result in the entrant being disqualified, and the prize will be awarded to a potential alternate winner. Allow 4-6 weeks for delivery of prize. Odds of winning depend upon the total number of eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. If an entrant changes his/her email address after he/she enters the Sweepstakes, it is his/her sole responsibility to notify the RecUmmend by postal mailing notice to RecUmmend’s address (listed below in rule #9) to be received by the end of the Sweepstakes Period.

5. PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize: $500 to be awarded in the form of a gift certificate to a national home improvement retailer or a check for the prize amount, to be determined at RecUmmend’s sole and exclusive discretion. All taxes and other costs not expressly stated herein are the responsibility of the individual winner. No substitutions or transfers of prize permitted, except at RecUmmend’s sole and exclusive discretion.

6. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements. By entering, entrant consents to the use of his/her name, image, likeness, photograph, Review submission (or any part thereof), voice and biographical material for advertising, publicity and/or promotional purposes by RecUmmend, or a party designated by RecUmmend, including but not limited to, any online announcements, or for sharing this information with the press for viewing, whether TV or print, without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. Entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Judges, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in these Official Rules. Entrants agree that any and all disputes shall be governed by the laws of the State of California.

7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: ENTRANTS HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS RECUMMEND, LLC. AND ALL OF ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, DIVISIONS, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS AND SHAREHOLDERS (COLLECTIVELY, THE "RELEASEES") FROM ANY CLAIMS, ACTIONS, INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, RESULTING FROM PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THAT APPLIES TO ALL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) COMPENSATORY, DIRECT, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES; LOSS OF DATA, INCOME, OR PROFIT; LOSS OF DAMAGE TO PROPERTY; AND CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES. PARTICIPANTS AGREE THAT RECUMMEND HAS NOT MADE NOR IS IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION, OR GUARANTEE, STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE), IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO THE SWEEPSTAKES AND TO THE BUSINESSES LISTED ON THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, RECUMMEND DOES NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WITH RESPECT TO WWW.RECUMMEND.COM, AND RECUMMEND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF ANY INTERRUPTIONS OR ERRORS RELATED THERETO. Releasees are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, damaged or stolen entries or submissions, or problems of any kind, whether mechanical, human or electronic. Releasees are not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, inability to access a website or submit an online entry form, fraud, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions or inaccurate transcription of entry information, whether caused by the RecUmmend, users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this promotion or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions which may damage a user's system or limit a participant's ability to participate in the promotion. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend part or all of this Sweepstakes at any time without notice, if in the Judges' opinion there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Sweepstakes, or if virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or integrity and proper play of the Sweepstakes. In such event, Sponsor may void any entries it suspects are at issue and award prizes from among all eligible entries received up to the date of cancellation. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR ANY ONLINE SERVICE RELATED TO THIS PROMOTION OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY'S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. RecUmmend’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. RecUmmend reserves the right to disqualify entrants who violate the rules or interfere with this Sweepstakes in any manner. If an entrant is disqualified, RecUmmend reserves the right to terminate that entrant's eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes. Any attempts by an individual to access any website associated with this competition via a bot script or other brute force attack or any other unauthorized means will result in the IP address becoming ineligible. USE OF ANY AUTOMATED ENTRY DEVICE(S) OR PROGRAM(S) IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED.

8. WINNER'S LIST: For the name of the Grand Prize winner, available after December 31, 2009, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope by December 31, 2009, to: RecUmmend Sweepstakes Winner, c/o RecUmmend, LLC., 1139 Magnolia Ave., San Jose, CA 95126. Residents of VT may omit return postage.

9. SPONSOR & ADMINISTRATOR: The Sponsor and Administrator of this Sweepstakes is RecUmmend, LLC., 1139 Magnolia Ave., San Jose, CA, 95126.

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