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Show Us Your Website Contest

Zillow® "Show Us Your Website" Contest Official Rules

Please read these Official Rules before entering the Zillow "Show Us Your Website" Contest (the "Promotion"). By participating in the Promotion, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements below.

Eligibility:  The promotion is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States or District of Columbia, age 18 or older (or the age of majority in entrant's state of residence), and who, upon entering the Promotion and if asked to provide an affidavit of eligibility following the drawing, are licensed real estate agents who have a current Zillow Premier Agent subscription and have an active, complete Zillow Premier Agent Website (an "Agent Website"). 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, and Zillow, Inc. ("Sponsor") reserves the right not to award prizes to you. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.

How to Enter:
If you are a Zillow Premier Agent, to create an Agent Website: log into your profile on the Zillow website, click on the link in your Agent Hub directing you to create an Agent Website and follow the steps to create an Agent Website. If you are not a Zillow Premier Agent, create an Agent Website by going to the agent website page on the Zillow website, located here: and follow the steps to create an Agent Website. There is a monthly fee for agents who do not have a Zillow Premier Agent subscription.  To be eligible, you must complete your Agent Website, including: (a) connecting your Agent Website to your local MLS; (b) obtaining a personal domain name; (c) incorporating at least one Zillow widget into your Agent Website; and (d) providing your personal contact information (name, email and phone number) on the homepage of your Agent Website. To enter your Agent Website into the Promotion, send an email to Zillow at that includes: (y) a link to your completed Agent Site; and (z) a testimonial explaining why you love your Agent Website.

One entry per person during the Promotion Period. Entries (inlcluding the testimonial) become the property of Sponsor. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register the Zillow Premier Agent account associated with the Agent Website will be deemed to be the entrant. 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. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification.

Inappropriate Content and Copyright
Any photos that you submit must be of your own home; submitting a photo of a home other than your own will result in disqualification. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify any Entries that are inappropriate for any reason, including without limitation, for depicting or mentioning sex, violence, drugs, obscenities, and/or inappropriate language. By submitting a photo, you warrant and represent that you are the sole owner and copyright holder of the photo. Entering a photo in which you do not have complete rights and ownership will result in your disqualification.

Promotion Period: The Promotion starts at 12:00 p.m. (all times Pacific Time) on August 16, 2012, and ends at 12:00 p.m. on August 26, 2012 (the "Promotion Period").  All entries must be made during the Promotion Period to be eligible to win a prize.

Prizes: One (1) winner will receive a gift card valued at two hundred dollars ($200). Sponsor reserves the right to substitute either prize with a prize of equal or greater value in its sole discretion.

Winner Selection: The winning Agent Website will be selected based on the following criteria: good navigatability, the inclusion of high resolution photographs, creativity and the organization of elements on each page. In the event of a tie, Zillow will select the Agent Website with the best overall aesthetic.

The winner will be notified by email (at the address provided in the Entry Form) by September 16, 2012.  Prize will be awarded within thirty (30) days after winner verification. If a prize notification is returned as undeliverable or if the winner does not respond to the notification within seven (7) calendar days, it will result in disqualification, and the prize will be awarded to an alternate entrant whose photo received the next most votes. The prize winner will be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within seven (7) days following the date of attempted notification. Prizes are not assignable or transferable, except to a surviving spouse.

The prize is 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), except that the prize will be subject to its manufacturer's standard warranty (if any). No substitutions or exchanges (including for cash) of any prize will be permitted, except that  Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local, sales and income taxes associated with receipt and/or use of any prize. Entry and acceptance of any prize constitutes permission to use winner's name, prize won, office affiliation, hometown and likeness for online posting and promotional purposes without further compensation, except where prohibited by law. Unless prohibited by law, winner will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, liability release, publicity release, tax forms, and other reasonable documentation provided by Sponsor before being awarded a prize.  If winner does not execute such documentation upon request, their prize will be forfeited and the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner.  The prize is guaranteed to be awarded.

: Sponsor will not be responsible for late, lost, illegible, incomplete, damaged or misdirected entries and accepts no responsibility for any injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from an entrant's participation in the Promotion.  By entering the Promotion, each entrant agrees to these Official Rules and waives, and releases Sponsor and Sponsor's parents, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Promotion, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from, all claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Promotion or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use the prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.  Sponsor reserves the right to amend these Official Rules or to terminate this Promotion.

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.  Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of any Promotion materials, administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of any prize.  The Promotion and these Official Rules will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the state of Washington.  Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects.

Winner List; Rules Request: For a winner list, visit or send a self-addressed, stamped, business-size envelope after September 26, 2012 and before September 26, 2013 to Sponsor at the address listed below, Attn: Zillow Show Us Your Website Contest  (Jake Miller).  To obtain a copy of these Official Rules, visit or send a stamped, self-addressed, business-size envelope to Sponsor at the address listed below, Zillow Show Us Your Website Contest  (Jake Miller). Residents of WA and VT may omit return postage.

Sponsor: ZILLOW, INC., 1301 Second Avenue, Floor 31, Seattle, WA 98101

Confidentiality: By entering, you may be contacted by Sponsor with future promotional offers.  Information provided by you to participate in this Promotion is subject to Sponsor's privacy policy at

Zillow is a registered trademark of Zillow, Inc.

By Diane Tuman
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