Clorox Caregivers Gift of Care Sweepstakes

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

 

1. Eligibility: Clorox Caregivers Gift of Care Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. A caregiver is anyone 18 or older that cares for the health and wellbeing of a family member, friend, or community member in a private, public, or group setting. Employees, officers, and representatives of The Clorox Company (“Sponsor”),  Merkle Inc. (“Administrator”), OMD Worldwide, FCB Worldwide, Inc., Ketchum, Inc. and their parent and affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.  Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2. Sponsor: The Clorox Company, 1221 Broadway, Oakland, CA, 94612. Administrator: Merkle Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075.

 

3. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on April 22, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time ("PT") and ends on June 30, 2021 at 11:59 pm PT (the "Promotion Period"). Sponsor’s servers are the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.

4. How to Enter: There are two (2) ways to enter:

Enter through the Promotion page:  During the Promotion Period, visit www.clorox.com/our-purpose/gift-of-care/ and follow the links and instructions to register by providing your first and last name, email address, and respond to any additional required questions.  You will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes drawing.

 

Nominate a Friend:  You may also nominate a friend who meets the geographic and age requirements set forth in Section 1. You will be required to provide your friend’s (“Nominee”) first name and email address.  Nominee will receive an email from Sponsor inviting him/her to complete the registration process described above to receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry.

 

Enter through Instagram: During the Promotion Period, you may receive an invitation to register for this Sweepstakes through your Instagram newsfeed as a sponsored post from Clorox.  By completing the registration form, you will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes drawing.

 

Limit: You may only enter one (1) time during the Promotion Period, regardless of method of entry.  Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address.  Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than one (1) entry by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant's entries and that entrant may be disqualified.  Use of any automated system to participate or subvert the entry process is prohibited and will result in disqualification and all associated entries will be void.  In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant and he or she must comply with these Official Rules. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned 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.

 

5.  Optional Photo or Video Social Post/Sponsor’s Use of Photo or Video:  Eligible individuals may post text, photo or video that tells their “caregiver story” on Twitter or Instagram and include #CloroxGiftofCare in the Tweet or post caption. There is no requirement to make any references to Sponsor or its products in your video. Posting a photo or video will not improve your chances of winning a Sweepstakes prize. Photo/Video must be your original work and must not be indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, libelous, contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, disparage Sponsor, or any other person or party, or contain material that is unlawful in any way. Individual must have permission from any others who are included or referenced in the photo or video. By posting a photo/video, individual consents to give Sponsor permission to post the photo or video in the online gallery, at Sponsor’s discretion.

 

In addition, by posting a photo or video, individual confirms that Sponsor has a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display the video in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes. If requested, entrant will sign any documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the video.  

  

6. Grand Prize Drawing: Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Administrator will randomly select the potential winners from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period on or around July 7, 2021. Each potential winner will be notified by email within one (1) week of the drawing. The potential Grand Prize winners (or parent/legal guardian if winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to sign and return a Declaration of Compliance, Liability Waiver and where not prohibited a Publicity Release ("Declaration") which must be received by Administrator, within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim the prize. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the Declaration (if applicable), or the prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize.  Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded.  

 

7. Prizes: FOUR (4) GRAND PRIZES: A check for $35,715. This amount will likely be equal to approximately $25,000 for each winner, after income taxes are paid. The amount of each winner’s actual tax liability will vary based on many factors, include winner’s state of residence. Any applicable taxes must be paid by winners, not by Sponsor or Administrator.

ONE THOUSAND (1,000) FIRST PRIZES:  A $250 prepaid card (“Card”) will be delivered via email from notification@prepaiddigitalsolutions.com with instructions for selecting a virtual or physical Card. You must select your Card type (Virtual or Physical) within 3 months from the date these instructions are sent via email. The link to access your payment expires after that time. Once Card type is selected, the funds must be used within six (6) months or the Card will expire. The Card may not be used at any merchant, including internet and mail or telephone order merchants, outside of the U.S. Card is issued by The Bancorp Bank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. Your use of the Card is governed by the Cardholder Agreement, and some fees may apply (only where winner loses card and seeks replacement). This is not a gift card. Please note that Cards are subject to expiration, so pay close attention to the expiration date of the Card.  Approximate Retail Value of each first prize: $250.

 

Prizes are non-transferable, and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason.  Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Winners are encouraged to seek professional tax advice regarding their tax liability. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Limit:  One (1) prize per person. Prizes will be fulfilled within approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes. Total value of all prizes: $392,860.

 

8. Release: By entering , entrant agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator, OMD Worldwide, FCB Worldwide, Inc., Ketchum, Inc. and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective 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 Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize (including any travel or activity related thereto).

9. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes each winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for advertising, promotional and other purposes in any  and all media, now known or hereafter devised, in any manner, worldwide, in perpetuity, without further payment or consideration, notification or permission.

10. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  In such event, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all non-suspect eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and void all associated entries.  Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys’ fees and other remedies) from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

 

11. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing, typographical or other  errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software, or lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, internet Service Provider (“ISP”), website or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) other errors or problems of any kind relating to or in connection with Sweepstakes, whether computer, network, technical, mechanical, typographical, printing, human or otherwise, including, but not limited to, errors or problems which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of Code, request, entries, plays or prize claims, the announcement of the prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related, materials; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected or stolen mail or entries; or (6) 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 Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.  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 Sweepstakes, if it is possible. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded.  In the event that production, technical, seeding, 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, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

12. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (Southern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in Oakland County, Michigan; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, and in no event will entrant be permitted to obtain attorneys’ fees or other legal costs; and (3) 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 any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.

13. Entrant's Personal Information: Information collected from entrant is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy https://www.thecloroxcompany.com/privacy/.

 

14.  Winner List: For a winner list, visit https://bit.ly/2RqUI5f.  The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.

 

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