Pinger's TextFree Gratitude Giveaway - Official Rules


    The TextFree Gratitude Giveaway (the “Promotion”), sponsored by Pinger, Inc. (“Sponsor”), is being run over 11 consecutive days, with multiple prizes over the first 10 days and culminating in a Thanksgiving Day grand prize. Each day of the Promotion Period represents an independent sweepstakes.

    TextFree, TextFree Plus, and TextFree Voice (referred to collectively as “TextFree”) users who send a text message over one or more of the TextFree apps during a day of the Promotion Period (as defined below) will be eligible for that day’s prize(s). If you are not already using TextFree, download the apps for free from the iOS Store or Google Play.

    You may also enter by sending an email with your full name, email address and full contact information to To be eligible for that day’s prizes by way of email, an email must be received on that day. Multiple text messages or emails will not improve the chances of winning. Maximum number of entries is 1 per entrant, per day of the Promotion Period. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same TextFree account or email address. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of eligible entries by using multiple/different email addresses, accounts, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that participant's entries and that participant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any entrant, the authorized TextFree account holder or holder of the email address associated with the entry will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned a TextFree account or 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.
  2. Promotion Period. The Promotion will run from 12:01 a.m. PST on November 15, 2021 through 11:59 p.m. PST on November 25, 2021 (“Promotion Period”) on a day-to-day basis with each day constituting an independent Promotion.
  3. Eligibility. In order to be eligible, entrants must be at least 18 years of age or such higher age of majority in the resident’s jurisdiction and a legal resident physically located in the United States at the time of entry. By participating, you agree to these Official Rules. The entrant must hold his, her, or their own TextFree account and enter by personally sending a text message from that account during the Promotion Period as described above, or alternatively send an email with the information specified above. Employees of Sponsors and any of its parent and affiliate companies, the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee, and any person involved in the administration and execution of this Promotion, and any of their immediate family or household members, are not eligible.
  4. Prizes. A total of $10,500 will be awarded in the nature of e-gift cards from the gift-card distributor Tango Card (operating at There will be three (3) different winners on each day of the Promotion Period from November 15, 2021 through November 24, 2021, plus one (1) grand prize winner on November 25, 2021. Daily winners will be randomly determined on each subsequent day of the Promotion Period and, for the grand prize winner, on November 26, 2021. On each day of the Promotion Period through November 24, 2021, there will be one $50 prize awarded, one $250 prize awarded, and one $500 prize awarded. Winning on one day does not impact eligibility to win on subsequent days. Finally, on November 25, 2021, a grand prize of $2,500 will be awarded. The total approximate retail value for each day of the Promotion Period through November 24, 2021 is $800, and for November 25, 2021 it is $2,500. The total approximate retail value for all prizes up to and including the grand prize over the whole Promotion Period is $10,500

    The prizes will be subject to the terms of the issuer. No substitution, assignment or transfer of the prizes is permitted, except by Sponsor, who has the right to substitute a prize with another of comparable or greater value. TAXES AND ANY OTHER COSTS, IF ANY, RELATED TO THE PRIZE ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.

  5. Winners. Winners of the Promotion will be randomly selected by Sponsor or its designee. Winners will be selected after each day of the Promotion and will be contacted directly through their TextFree accounts or their email address, or by other means available to Sponsor. Once contacted, winners must respond to Sponsor within fourteen (14) days. Winners must also provide Sponsor with a full name and an email address in order to receive their prize. Upon Sponsor request, any winners of prizes with a value exceeding $600, including but not limited to the grand prize winner, must also fully execute a 1099 (or any other tax-related document requested by Sponsor) before a prize is awarded. Failure to provide any requested documents would result in forfeiture of a prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any delay or failure to receive notification for any reason, including inactive account(s), technical difficulties associated therewith, or Winner’s failure to adequately monitor any account. Should the winner fail to respond to Sponsor as required, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify that winner and select a new one in a second- chance random drawing. Winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility, liability release and a publicity release. By entering or accepting any prize, winner allows Sponsor to use the winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, prize information, and biographical information for publicity and promotional purposes without further compensation where permitted by law. Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes participant’s consent to Sponsor’s use of participant’s name, likeness, voice, opinions, biographical information, hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media without further payment or consideration.
  6. Conditions of Participation. By submitting an entry for this Promotion, you agree to abide by these Official Rules and any decision Sponsor makes regarding this Promotion, which Sponsor shall make in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify and prosecute to the fullest extent permitted by law any participant or winner who, in Sponsor’s reasonable suspicion, tampers with the Sponsor site or app, the entry process, intentionally submits more than a single entry, violates the Promotion Page terms or these Official Rules, or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.
  7. DISCLAIMER, RELEASE AND LIMIT OF LIABILITY. SPONSOR MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION. BY ENTERING THE PROMOTION OR RECEIPT OF ANY PRIZE, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, TANGO CARDS, ANY OTHER THIRD-PARTIES INVOLVED IN THE PROMOTION, AND EACH OF THEIR SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, DISTRIBUTORS, ADVERTISING/PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND PRIZE SUPPLIERS, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT COMPANIES AND EACH SUCH COMPANY’S OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, OR DAMAGE TO OR LOSS OF PROPERTY, ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION OR RECEIPT OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE. THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR: (1) ANY INCORRECT OR INACCURATE INFORMATION, WHETHER CAUSED BY ENTRANTS, PRINTING ERRORS OR BY ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATED WITH OR UTILIZED IN THE PROMOTION; (2) TECHNICAL FAILURES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO MALFUNCTIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, OR DISCONNECTIONS IN PHONE LINES OR NETWORK HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE; (3) UNAUTHORIZED HUMAN INTERVENTION IN ANY PART OF THE ENTRY PROCESS OR THE PROMOTION; (4) TECHNICAL OR HUMAN ERROR WHICH MAY OCCUR IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROMOTION OR THE PROCESSING OF ENTRIES; OR (5) ANY INJURY OR DAMAGE TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY WHICH MAY BE CAUSED, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, FROM ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION OR RECEIPT OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion, including if for any reason it is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Promotion. If for any reason an entrant's Entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Promotion, provided that if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the promotion, or any part of it, for any reason, Sponsor, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In event that production, technical, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims.
  8. Governing Law and Disputes. This Promotion is governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California or the appropriate California state court. If the controversy or claim is not otherwise resolved through direct discussions or mediation, it shall then be resolved by final and binding arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its arbitration rules and procedures or subsequent versions thereof (“AAA Rules”). The AAA Rules for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed, except that the arbitrator shall be experienced and licensed to practice law in California. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential or incidental damages or have damages multiplied or otherwise increased, including attorneys’ fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief. Entrants agree that the rights and obligations of any entrant and/or any other party shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Any demand for arbitration must be filed within one (1) year of the time the cause of action occurred, or the cause of action shall be forever barred.
  9. Entrant's Personal Information. Sponsor is committed to protecting your privacy and the security of your personal information. Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which is available at
  10. Winners List. Individuals may request the name of the winners by submitting a self-addressed stamped envelope prior to March 1, 2022 to Pinger, Inc., 97 S. 2nd Street, Suite 210, San Jose, CA 95113. Vermont residents may omit postage.
  11. Sponsor. Sponsor of this Promotion is Pinger, Inc., 97 S. 2nd Street, Suite 210, San Jose, CA 95113.
  12. No Affiliation with Third Parties. Sponsor is the exclusive sponsor of this Promotion. This Promotion is not sponsored by, nor affiliated with, any third parties, including but not limited to Tango Cards.