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ARM & HAMMER™ CAT LITTER SOCIAL GIVEAWAY
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase or payment will not improve your chances of winning. The Arm & Hammer™ Cat Litter Social Giveaway (the "Sweepstakes") entry period begins on April 1, 2021 at 12:01 AM Eastern Time ("ET") and ends at 11:59 PM ET on April 30, 2021 ("Entry Period"), when all entries must be received. Eastern Time shall control for all purposes of this Sweepstakes. Sponsor's clock shall be the official timekeeper for the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is governed by these Official Rules and is subject to all applicable U.S. federal, state and local laws. Void where prohibited.
1. Eligibility. Open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. Proof of residency and age may be required. Employees of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. ("Sponsor"), its subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates and advertising or promotional agencies, and the immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or win. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three (3) months a year, whether related or not. In order to enter the Sweepstakes or receive a prize, you must fully comply with the Official Rules and, by entering, you represent and warrant that you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor-designated judges, whose decisions shall be binding and final in all respects relating to this Sweepstakes.
2. How to enter. During the Entry Period, follow the Instagram account of Arm & Hammer Cat Litter @armandhammercat and, to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes, post on Instagram a photo or video of your cat, with the required hashtag #HISStericalCatsGiveaway (the "Entry"). A video Entry must be less than one (1) minute in length. In addition, your photo or video Entry must comply with the Entry Requirements set forth below to be eligible for entry. Although it is free to enter the Sweepstakes, standard message and data charges may be incurred if you use your mobile device to submit your entry. Limit one (1) entry per person. ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59 PM ET ON APRIL 30, 2021 TO QUALIFY FOR THE RANDOM DRAWING OF WINNERS. Entries by the same person in excess of the limits stated herein will be disqualified. Use of multiple email addresses or Instagram accounts, bots or other automated devices to enter by the same individual is prohibited and may result in disqualification. Entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the Instagram account from which entry is made at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. All submissions become the property of Sponsor upon receipt and will not be acknowledged or returned.
3. Entry requirements. The Entry must comply with the following requirements: (i) the Entry may depict/feature only your cat and may not depict/feature entrant or any other person in the photo or video; (ii) the Entry must include the required hashtag #HISStericalCatsGiveaway; (iii) other than the Sponsor, its products, brands and/or logos, the Entry may not show, contain, mention, depict, refer or otherwise allude to the name, logo or product of any other retailer, manufacturer, brand, product, store, place of business, person, company or character; (iv) the Entry must be entrant's own original work, created solely by entrant and not created professionally; must not have been previously published, released or distributed in any form; must not have won any award; may not contain any third party artistic work, including but not limited to, music or art; and must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights of any person or entity; (v) the Entry may not contain, mention, refer or otherwise allude to any material, subject or otherwise that is violent, lewd, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, pornographic, disparaging, defamatory, libelous, racially or morally offensive or otherwise contain inappropriate content or objectionable material; (vi) the Entry cannot display or promote nudity, religion, alcohol, illegal activity, drugs or tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any political agenda or message; (vii) the Entry cannot in any manner defame, misrepresent, contain disparaging remarks or reflect negatively about Sponsor, its brands, products, or other people, products or companies or their products, or in any way reflect negatively upon such parties or explicitly or implicitly communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill with which Sponsor wishes to be associated, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion; (viii) the Entry cannot contain any personal identification, such as personal names, email addresses or street addresses, without express permission; (ix) the Entry cannot depict and cannot itself be in violation of any law; and (x) the Entry must otherwise be in compliance with these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to take down and/or disqualify any Entry that Sponsor believes, in its sole discretion, does not comply with or is in violation of these Official Rules or that otherwise contains prohibited or inappropriate content.
4. Grant of Rights. Each entrant into the Sweepstakes (or a minor entrant's parent/legal guardian on its behalf) hereby irrevocably grants Sponsor and its representatives, agents, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, successors and assigns a non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free perpetual right and license to modify, photoshop, edit, pair with other material in any way, shape or form, use, publish, reuse, republish, display, distribute, disseminate or otherwise make publicly available its Entry, in whole or in part, for any and all purposes, in any and all digital or media channels, Sponsor-affiliated websites or social media platforms (now or hereinafter known and/or developed), without limitation, worldwide and without additional compensation, notice, review or approval from entrant. Each entrant (or a minor entrant's parent/legal guardian on its behalf) further agrees to execute any and all documents deemed necessary or otherwise required by Sponsor, if any, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, to effectuate such grant. Sponsor has the right, but no obligation, to use an Entry or any portion thereof, for any purpose, as it may determine in its sole discretion.
5. Representations and Warranties/Indemnification. By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant (or a minor entrant's parent/legal guardian on its behalf) represents and warrants as follows: (i) entrant will comply with the Entry Requirements; and entrant has obtained any and all necessary permissions and releases required to submit the Entry and for Sponsor's right to use the Entry for any purpose; (ii) the Entry is owned by entrant and has not been previously published, distributed or otherwise exploited; (iii) the Entry is wholly original with entrant and, as of the date of submission, the Entry is not the subject of any actual or threatened litigation or claim; (iv) the Entry does not and will not violate or infringe upon the intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or entity, including, but not limited to, rights of privacy and publicity; and (v) the Entry does not and will not violate any applicable laws, and is not and will not be considered defamatory or libelous. Each entrant (or a minor entrant's parent/legal guardian on its behalf) hereby agrees to indemnify and hold the Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors harmless from and against any and all third party claims, actions or proceedings of any kind and from any and all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses relating to or arising out of any breach or alleged breach of any of the warranties, representations or agreements of entrant hereunder.
6. Random Drawing; Odds of Winning. After the close of the Entry Period, up to five (5) winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received. Actual number of winners selected will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Odds of winning depend upon the total number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period.
7. Prizes. Each winner will receive five (5) coupons redeemable for free Arm & Hammer cat litter, with a total approximate retail value ("ARV") of $90.00. Up to five (5) prize packages are available to be won; no more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. Limited to one (1) prize per winner/household. Terms and conditions of the coupons apply and coupons will not be replaced if lost or stolen. All federal, state and local taxes on any prize are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Any portion of any prize not accepted or unclaimed and/or unused by a winner will be forfeited and will not be substituted. No transfer, refund, cash redemption, substitution or replacement of prize or any prize component permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value (or cash equivalent). ARV of prizes is in U.S. dollars.
8. Winner Notification. Potential winners will be notified via Instagram direct message. Winners may be required, in Sponsor's discretion, to complete and return a Declaration of Eligibility, Release of Liability and Publicity Release (where permitted by law) (collectively, the "Declaration") prior to the prize award or an alternate winner may be selected, in Sponsor's discretion. If potential winner is under the age of majority in its state of legal residence, the Declaration must be executed on its behalf by its parent or legal guardian. In the event: (a) potential winner cannot be reached for whatever reason after a reasonable effort has been exerted based or winner notification or Declaration is blocked or returned as undeliverable; (b) potential winner declines or cannot accept, receive or use the prize for any reason; (c) of noncompliance with the above or within any of the aforesaid time periods, (d) potential winner is found to be ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or receive the prize, (e) potential winner cannot or does not comply with the Official Rules, or (f) potential winner fails to fulfill the Declaration-related obligations, the potential winner shall be disqualified from the Sweepstakes and an alternate potential winner may be selected, at Sponsor's sole discretion, from among the other eligible entries received.
10. No Tampering, Right To Cancel, Modify. Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors shall not have any obligation or responsibility, including any responsibility to award any prize to entrants, with regard to: (a) entries that contain inaccurate information or do not comply with or violate the Official Rules; (b) entries, prize claims or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient, in whole or in part, due to computer, human or technical error of any kind, including but not limited to, inactive Instagram accounts, Instagram privacy or direct message settings, typographical errors, email spam filters or an entrant's failure to monitor its Instagram account/direct messages, email accounts or spam filters; (c) entrants who have committed fraud or deception in entering or participating in the Sweepstakes or claiming the prize; (d) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (e) any inability of the winner to accept the prize for any reason; (f) if a prize cannot be awarded due to delays or interruptions due to Acts of God, natural disasters, terrorism, weather or any other similar event beyond Sponsor's reasonable control; or (g) any damages, injuries or losses of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from awarding, acceptance, possession, use, misuse, loss or misdirection of any prize or resulting from participating in this promotion or any promotion or prize related activities. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be (a) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, or with any Website promoting the Sweepstakes; (b) acting in violation of the Official Rules; or (c) entering or attempting to enter the Sweepstakes multiple times through the use of multiple Instagram accounts or email addresses or the use of any robotic or automated devices to submit entries. If Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that technical difficulties or unforeseen events compromise the integrity or viability of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to void the entries at issue, and/or terminate the relevant portion of the Sweepstakes promotion, including the entire Sweepstakes promotion, and/or modify the Sweepstakes and/or award the prizes in a random drawing from all eligible entries received as of the termination date.
11. Release of Liability; Disclaimer of Warranty; Forum Selection Clause. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants and winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Instagram and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, directors and members (the "Released Parties"), from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever, including without limitation, property damage, personal injury (including emotional distress), and/or death, which may occur in connection with preparation for, or participation in, the Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of the prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related or prize-related activity and for any claims or causes of action based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy. The Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants or to any other person's computer, regardless of how caused, relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with this Sweepstakes. Entrants and winners acknowledge that Sponsor has neither made nor is in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representations or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize or any component thereof. Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant or Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New Jersey, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New Jersey, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New Jersey. In addition, any dispute relating to the Sweepstakes (including these Official Rules) shall be brought in the appropriate state or federal court having jurisdiction over the subject matter located in New Jersey. Entrants hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non conveniens or lack of personal jurisdiction that they may have. Any and all claims, judgment and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys' fees and under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and further waives any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.
12. Sponsor: Church & Dwight Co., Inc., 500 Charles Ewing Boulevard, Ewing, New Jersey 08628. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. Any and all questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes must be directed to Sponsor, not Instagram.
13. Winner List. To obtain a copy of the winners' list, available after April 30, 2021, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Arm & Hammer Cat Litter Social Giveaway, Church & Dwight Co., Inc., 500 Charles Ewing Boulevard, Ewing, New Jersey 08628, for Sponsor's receipt by May 31, 2021.