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 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
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
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
Why must I register for
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
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
What is the NPD Online Research
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
How do I join the NPD
Online Research Panel?
How do I earn
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
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 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
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
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
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
How do I tell my friends about
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
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
. We will respond to your inquiry within 72
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
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
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
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
How do I calculate Total
Total Points is the sum of 'Points
Available' and 'Points in Play'
Can I see more information about a
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
How many sweepstakes can I
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
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
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
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
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.
How do I update my registration
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
How do I cancel my SweepLand
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 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?
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 email@example.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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