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Membership Basics
What is SweepLand?
SweepLand is a sweepstakes program available exclusively to NPD Online Research Panelists where members earn points for completing NPDOR surveys. Each point is worth one entry into your choice of a variety of exciting sweepstakes.
How do I join SweepLand?
SweepLand is open exclusively to registered panelists of NPDOR. To become an NPDOR panelist visit http://www.npdor.com/JoinNow.asp. Once you have joined the NPD Online Research Team and completed your first eligible survey, you will be prompted to join SweepLand. There is no cost to join SweepLand or the NPD Online Research Panel.

Who is eligible to join SweepLand?
The Program is open to legal residents of the 50 United States (and the District of Columbia) who are 13 years and older at the time of enrollment and are an active NPDOR panelist. Program is not open to residents of Maine who are under 18 years of age.

Is there a cost to join SweepLand?
No. There is no cost to join either NPDOR or SweepLand. However, SweepLand is only open to registered NPDOR members.

Why must I register for SweepLand?
An NPDOR panelist must complete a one-time SweepLand registration in order to activate their SweepLand account. Registration information is collected solely to ensure that we can deliver prizes to sweepstakes winners and to keep members informed of SweepLand program updates / happenings.

How will you use my personal information?
Your personal information will only be used to facilitate the delivery of your prize. Your information will not be sold or shared with any third-party.

What if I don't want to join/register for SweepLand?
You don't have to join SweepLand to be a member of the NPDOR panel. Many of our surveys have monthly cash sweepstakes in which all NPDOR Panelists are automatically entered in for every survey they complete. See details on the first page of each survey.

What is the NPD Online Research Panel?
NPD compiles information from panelists like you to provide many of the world's biggest companies with valuable insight into what is selling, where, to whom and why. To join, please visit http://www.npdor.com/JoinNow.asp.

How do I join the NPD Online Research Panel?
To join the NPDOR Panel, please visit http://www.npdor.com/JoinNow.asp.

How do I earn SweepLand Points?
NPDOR Panelists can earn points in two ways: (1) by completing periodic, eligible NPDOR surveys and (2) playing the SweepLand Instant Win Game

Which NPDOR surveys count for SweepLand?
Once you complete the SweepLand registration, almost all NPDOR surveys will earn SweepLand points. Survey eligibility and number of points will be highlighted on the first page of each NPDOR survey.

Do I need to complete a NPDOR survey to earn points?
Yes, you must complete a survey to earn SweepLand points. To complete a survey, you must click the "Play Now" button found on the last page of the survey.

How do I use my SweepLand points?
Points can be used as entries into various sweepstakes on the SweepLand Prize Board at www.sweepland.com. One point equates to one entry. Points have no cash value and cannot be redeemed for the prizes themselves.

What is a sweepstakes?
A sweepstakes is a promotion where prizes are given away for free (there is no purchase required!)

How many sweepstakes entries is each point worth?
Each point is worth one sweepstakes entry. There is no minimum number of points needed to enter any SweepLand sweepstakes and you can enter as many different sweepstakes as you like.

How do I know how many SweepLand points I have?
Your point balance is always available at www.sweepland.com and after completing NPDOR surveys.

Can I only visit SweepLand after completing NPDOR surveys?
SweepLand is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at www.sweepland.com. You can use your points or check out new sweepstakes any time you like by logging in with your NPDOR email address and password.

Can I save my points or do I have to use them immediately?
You can accrue your points as long as you remain an active NPDOR Panel member. SweepLand accounts that have had no activity (i.e. survey completions, points earned, points used) for a period of 12 months will be closed and all points forfeited.

Can I buy the prizes I see in SweepLand for cash or points?
Unfortunately, you can not purchase the prizes you see on the SweepLand Prize Board or acquire them through point redemption.

Can I give my SweepLand points to a relative or friend?
No. Members may not combine or transfer points with other Members' Accounts.

Do my SweepLand points expire?
Earned points do not expire providing that you remain an active NPDOR Panel member. SweepLand accounts that have had no activity (i.e. survey completions, points earned, points used) for a period of 12 months will be closed and all points forfeited.

If I leave NPDOR can I still be a member of SweepLand?
No. By canceling your NPDOR membership, your SweepLand account will be closed and all points immediately forfeited.

How do I tell my friends about SweepLand?
Your can tell your friends and family about SweepLand by sending Tell-A-Friend messages. Please note that your friends and family must first join NPD Online Research prior to becoming a member of SweepLand.

Can I have more than one SweepLand Account?
No. Each eligible NPDOR panelist is limited to only one SweepLand account.

How can I contact you?
If you cannot find your answers in our FAQ's, you can send us an email by clicking here. We will respond to your inquiry within 72 hours.

Instant Win Game
When do I get to play the Instant Win Game and what could I win?
After completing eligible surveys, you will be able to play our Instant Win Game for a chance to win up to $500 cash, 500 bonus points, and other great prizes!

Is there a cost to play the Instant Win Game?
No. You will get one chance to play the Instant Win game after each eligible survey you complete. There is no cost (dollars or points) to play.

How do I know if I have won?
After you play the instant win game you will immediately find out if you are a winner. Bonus points will be immediately deposited into your account. Cash (in the form of a check) and other prizes (if applicable) will be sent to the address currently on the SweepLand account.

Why does the Instant Win Game look different from the last time I played?
To keep the program fresh and exciting, we regularly change our Instant Win Game. Remember, you can play the Instant Win Game only after completing eligible NPDOR surveys.

SweepLand Prize Board
What is the SweepLand Prize Board?
The SweepLand Prize Board is where SweepLand members use their points, view up to the minute information on current sweepstakes, get tips to help them win, and see upcoming sweepstakes.

What are "Points in Play"?
Points currently entered in open sweepstakes on the SweepLand Prize Board. Points can be added or subtracted until each sweepstakes has closed.

What are "Points Available"?
Points Available are the number of points available to enter into any sweepstakes on the SweepLand Prize Board.

How do I calculate Total Points?
Total Points is the sum of 'Points Available' and 'Points in Play'

Can I see more information about a particular prize?
Yes. Click on any sweepstakes image or name to get additional information on that particular prize.

Why do some prizes not show the name of the manufacturer?
As a market research company, NPD will not disclose the name of prize manufacturers in the industries that it covers to ensure that we do not influence panelists or survey responses. Rest assured that all prizes awarded will be from leading and recognizable manufacturers.

How many sweepstakes can I enter?
There is no limit to the number of sweepstakes that you may enter and no minimum number of points needed to enter. Remember, one point equals one entry.

What are my chances of winning a sweepstakes?
It depends on the number of entries submitted into each sweepstakes by SweepLand members. Get insights into how others are using their points by clicking "Current Most Popular Sweepstakes" on the SweepLand Prize Board.

Can I change or edit my points before a sweepstakes closes?
Yes, you can increase or decrease the number of points entered at any time prior to the close of the sweepstakes. The closing date is indicated by the last date to enter.

How often do sweepstakes change? Can I be told when new sweepstakes become available?
Sweepstakes may change on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis. Visit www.sweepland.com often to view our new sweepstakes or to see some of our upcoming sweepstakes (located at the bottom of the Prize Board).

Can I see recent winners?
Yes. You can see recent winners by visiting our winner's page.

What happens if I win a prize?
You will be contacted via email by a representative of Marden-Kane, Inc. Marden-Kane is the company contracted by NPD to help administer the SweepLand program.

What happens if my prize arrives damaged?
If your prize is damaged, please follow the instructions included within your prize to contact Marden-Kane, Inc., the company contracted by NPD to help administer the SweepLand program.

What are Tell-A-Friend emails?
Tell-A-Friend emails are emails sent from you to your friends letting them know about the NPDOR Panel and SweepLand. For each eligible referral that joins the NPD Online Research team, you will be entered in a drawing to win $1,000. Additionally, each eligible friend who joins will be entered into our quarterly registration drawing and get to join SweepLand! To become a NPDOR panelist, each person you refer must complete our Member Profile Survey and be 13 years of age or older. Also, NPDOR will not use your friend's contact information for any other purpose than sending this Tell-A-Friend email.

Account Maintenance
How do I update my registration information?
To change any of your registration information, visit the My Account section of the website and follow instructions to edit the information provided at the time of SweepLand registration. Please note that your email address and password are the same for both your NPDOR and SweepLand accounts.

I do not remember my password; what should I do?
Your SweepLand password is the same as your NPDOR password. To obtain your password, click here

How do I cancel my SweepLand membership?
To cancel your membership, visit the My Account section of the website and follow instructions provided. Note that by canceling your SweepLand (or NPDOR) membership, you will forfeit all points at the time of cancellation.

What happens to my points if I cancel my SweepLand membership?
If you cancel your account, all Points Available and Points in Play will be forfeited. Furthermore, you will not be eligible to win any sweepstakes you have entered.

How often is my SweepLand points balance updated?
Your SweepLand points balance will be updated after the completion of each eligible survey and winning Instant Win Game play. In some instances, points awarded for non-survey related promotions may take as long as 45 days.

What web browsers do I need to use this site?
This site will perform best with Internet Explorer 5.0 and above, Netscape 6.0 and above, Firefox 1.0 and Safari 1.0 (for MAC users).

What version of Flash do I need to use this site?
You will need to have Flash 8 installed on your computer. To install Flash, visit http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash and follow the instructions.

To participate in SweepLand, do I need to accept cookies?
Yes. A cookie is a very small text file placed on your hard drive by a Web Page server. A cookie is essentially your identification card, and cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses. It is uniquely yours and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. It tells the server that you returned to that Web page. It saves you time. A cookie helps us remember who you are.

What happens if my computer crashed while I am playing the Instant Win Game or entering points in a sweepstakes?
If your computer crashes during the Instant Win game, please send an email to janet_hall@npdor.com. If your computer crashes while entering points, visit www.sweepland.com/, log in, and proceed to enter desired points.

What happens if my computer crashes while taking a NPDOR survey?
Re-click on the link sent to you in your survey email invitation to complete the survey. You must complete a survey prior to its closing in order to earn SweepLand points.

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