COPPA stands for: The Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act. In essence, COPPA is a United States law stipulating what websites or online services need to do to comply with specific regulations for protecting children. Any websites or online services … Read More
Author Archives: Jennifer Valentino
Why Do You Need an Affidavit to Claim Sweepstakes Prizes?
Sweepstakes have fabulous prizes that drive people to businesses they’ve never been to, just for a random shot at winning. And when they do win, it’s the most exciting feeling in the world. Sweepstakes hosts have a legal obligation to … Read More
Are Legal Disclaimers Necessary When Marketing a Sweepstakes?
A promotion, giveaway, or sweepstakes is a great way to expand your business and create great user-generated content. You can gain more brand recognition, bring in new customers, and even go viral on social media. However, you might be wondering … Read More
Differences Between Contests, Sweepstakes, & Lotteries
Running contests and sweepstakes can help you expand your brand and build strong client relations. But not everybody knows the difference between contests, sweepstakes (and lotteries), so below, we’ll look closer to help you determine which one is the best … Read More
What is an AMOE?
If you’re running a sweepstakes or other game of chance, the first and most important thing you need to know is how people will sign up. Of course, you should have a reliable primary registration method, but you must also … Read More
What are Sweepstakes?
You’ve probably heard the word “sweepstakes” without knowing what it means. Of course, many people know sweepstakes involve prize giveaways, but there’s much more to them than that. And when you understand what sweepstakes are, you can use them to … Read More
Canada & Quebec Sweepstakes Law
When running sweepstakes in Canada, it is crucial to know Canadian sweepstakes law. In addition, Quebec has its own set of regulations regarding sweepstakes, requiring a stricter set of guidelines that need following that further complicate things. Thankfully National Sweepstakes … Read More
Australia Sweepstakes Law
Australian laws regarding sweepstakes, known there as draws or competitions, are not so different from those in the United States. However, there are some considerations you will need to take into account when including Australia in your sweepstakes. National Sweepstakes … Read More
California Sweepstakes Law
Sweepstakes are excellent marketing tools but can cross into tricky territory without knowledge of California sweepstakes law. It is also essential to know the differences between sweepstakes, contests, and lotteries. National Sweepstakes Company (NSC) makes it easy to run sweepstakes, … Read More