Learning patterns/Contests, giveaways and sweepstakes

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A learning pattern forSurvey
Contests, giveaways and sweepstakes
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problemSweepstakes, contests, and giveaways have strict legal requirements
solutionMake sure to consult with an attorney before you add a sweepstake, contest, or giveaway as part of your survey.
creatorEGalvez (WMF)
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created on4 November, 2015


What problem does this solve?[edit]

Contests, giveaways, and sweepstakes are a great way to attract interest and improve participation in surveys. However, these promotional tools are heavily regulated by strict federal, state, and international laws. For this reason, they will require specialized legal review.

What is the solution?[edit]

  • Consult with local legal counsel before you run a contest, giveaway, or sweepstakes as part of your survey.

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