HoMedics Pamper Your Valentine Giveaway

OFFICIAL RULES 

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

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Inc. (“Facebook”).   Each participant releases Facebook, from any liability associated with his or her participation in the Sweepstakes. You understand that you are providing your information to HoMedics and/or its agencies, and not Facebook. Information collected from entrants is collected by Sponsor and/or by Administrator on behalf of Sponsor.  Information submitted by an entrant in connection with the Sweepstakes will be used by Sponsor in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy, which may be reviewed at http://www.homedics.com/privacy-policy In case of a conflict between Sponsor’s privacy policy and these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall govern.  Sponsor reserves all rights to modify these rules at any time without notice.   

 Participation in the Pamper Your Valentine Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes) constitutes your full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules. Any violation of these rules may result in disqualification. All decisions of the Sweepstakes are final and binding in all respects.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all of the requirements set forth herein.

 SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD. The Sweepstakes begins at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on Thursday, February 5, 2015 and ends at 10:00 a.m. EST on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 (the "Sweepstakes Period”).  Administrator’s computer server is the official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes. Administrator’s computer will randomly select the winner.  One (1) winner will be announced at or about 2:00 p.m. EST on February 10, 2015. 2.   ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia, who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry.  Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor or Administrator or any of their parent and affiliate companies, prize suppliers, and each of their affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, sales representatives, retailers, printers, individuals engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials, their advertising and promotional agencies, and any and all other companies associated with such agencies (collectively, the “Promotional Entities”), and each of their immediate family members (as defined by the IRS) and/or people living in the same household are not eligible to participate. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. All entries submitted are the property of the Sponsor.  Sponsor reserves the right to utilize winners' names for promotional use.  All eligible entries will be entered into the Sweepstakes to award the prizes.

3 HOW TO ENTER:    You can enter the Sweepstakes through the Sponsor’s application on www.facebook.com during the Sweepstakes Period. To enter the Sweepstakes: (a) visit Sponsor’s Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/homedics (“Sponsor's Facebook Page”), (b) if you have not previously done so, “Like” the Sponsor’s Facebook Page, and (c) fill out the entry form on the Sponsor’s page. All potential winners are subject to verification before any prize will be awarded. 

No photo entry, title or description may be obscene, pornographic, violent, cruel, mean spirited, offensive in any manner or otherwise inappropriate all as determined by Sponsor in their sole discretion. If an entry falls into this category their corresponding entry will become void. Entries made on another’s behalf by any other individuals or any other entity, including but not limited to commercial Sweepstakes/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes. Tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes is prohibited and any entries deemed by Sponsor, in their sole discretion, to have been submitted in this manner will be void. By entering, entrant (or entrant’s parent or legal guardian, if entrant is an eligible minor) agrees to release the Promotion Entities from and against all claims and damages arising in connection with each entrant's participation and/or entry in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her receipt or use of the prize awarded in this Sweepstakes.             

LIMIT: You may enter one (1) time during the Sweepstakes period.  At the time of your initial entry you can receive additional entries by using the “Invite friends to enter” link found at the bottom of the entry form. This sends an entry link to your friend(s). You will gain one (1) additional entry for each friend that enters using the link you send them.

By entering this Sweepstakes, you give Sponsor and Administrator your permission to hold and use your personal details, including but not limited to your name, postal address, E-mail address, and telephone number or the purposes of operating the Sweepstakes, as applicable.  Released Parties (as defined in Section 8 below) are not responsible for incomplete, invalid, delayed or misdirected entries, all of which will be void. 

4. PRIZE AND ODDS:

One (1) potential winner will be selected at random by the Sponsor on Tuesday, February 10th.  Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.   Winners agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.

Only the prizes listed below will be awarded in the Sweepstakes. Winner will receive a prize package consisting of:  one (1) MCS-610H Triple Shiatsu Massage Cushion, approximate retail value $149.99, one (1) SP-100H 3-D Shiatsu & Vibration Massage Pillow, approximate retail value $49.99, one (1) FB-600 Foot Salon Pro Footbath, approximate retail value $69.99, one (1) Air Compression + Shiatsu Foot Massager, approximate retail value $79.99.  Approximate retail value of all prizes is $349.96.

All expenses, taxes and costs associated with acceptance and use of prizes not set forth in these rules are the obligation of the winners. Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash. No assignment, transfer, cash redemption, or substitution of prize is permitted, except that sponsor reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater value in the event an advertised prize is unavailable for any reason.

All prizes are awarded “as is” and without any warranty of any kind, express or implied (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose), and all such warranties are hereby disclaimed. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded.

5. RELEASE:

By entering this Sweepstakes, you hereby release, discharge and hold harmless the Sponsor, Administrator and any other party associated with the development or administration of the Sweepstakes (including without limitation the Administrator and Facebook), their parent, subsidiary, and affiliated entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, members, shareholders, employees, independent contractors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, “Released Parties”), from and against any and all liability whatsoever in connection with the Sweepstakes and/or the acceptance, possession or use or misuse of any prize, including without limitation legal claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages, demands or actions of any kind (including without limitation personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction or property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light.

 6.  VERIFICATION OF WINNER:

Potential prize winner is subject to verification of eligibility.  Potential prize winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release which must be received by the Administrator within seven (7) 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, or fails to sign and return the Affidavit of Eligibility within the required time period, or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits the prize.  Potential prize winner agrees to the use of his/her name, address, likeness and/or prize information for editorial, advertising and promotional purposes in any medium without additional compensation to the extent permitted by law. Prize claims and entries are the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  Acceptance of any prize shall constitute and signify the prize winner’s agreement and consent that Sponsor and its designees may use the prize winner’s name, city, state, likeness, photo, avatar, and/or prize information in connection with the Sweepstakes for promotional, advertising or other purposes, worldwide, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including the Internet, without limitation and without further payment, notification, permission or other consideration, except where prohibited by law.  Sponsor shall not incur any liability whatsoever to the extent Sponsor chooses to refrain from any exploitation of its rights hereunder. The winner will indemnify Sponsor, Administrator, Released Parties (as defined in Section 8, below) and any licensee of Sponsor or Administrator against all claims, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable counsel fees and legal expenses) arising out of any breach of these terms.  

7. DISQUALIFICATION/TERMINATION:

Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, inaccurate, or stolen, submissions or prize notifications. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. No mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, forged, software-generated or other automated multiple entries will be accepted. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein including without limitation, by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, force majeure, insufficient number of eligible participants or technical failure. If, for any reason, more bona fide winners come forward seeking to claim prizes in excess of the number of each type of prize set forth in these Official Rules, the winners, or remaining winners, as the case may be, of the advertised number of prizes available in the prize category in question may be selected in a random drawing from among all persons making purportedly valid claims for such prize(s). These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way, except in a written document issued in accordance with law by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.   

8. DISPUTES:  

This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States and the state of Michigan, without respect to conflict of law doctrines. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participants agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Michigan having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participants be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, including attorneys’ fees, and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. 

 9.  LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:

Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrant, printing, typographical or other errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes; (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 Sweepstakes; (4) printing, typographical, technical, computer, network or human error which may occur in the administration of this Sweepstakes, the uploading, the processing or random selection of entries, the announcement of the Prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; (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 this Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize; (7) costs associated with claiming or redeeming the prizes; nor (8) loss or damages resulting from an entrant’s connection to the internet via any of the websites contained herein.  Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect, mistranscribed, misdirected or undeliverable entries, E-mail transmissions, incorrect announcements of any kind, or for any technical problems of any kind, malfunctions of computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof.  Sponsor assumes no responsibility for late, lost, incomplete, inaccurate or damaged entries, or undeliverable E-mails resulting from any form of active or passive E-mail filtering by a user's Internet service provider and/or E-mail client or for insufficient space in user's E-mail account to receive E-mail.  Sponsor shall not be responsible for any occurrences resulting from the entrant’s connection to the internet via Sponsor’s Facebook page. Sponsor does not accept responsibility for any damage (whether material or non-material) caused to entrants, to their computer equipment or to data which is stored on them, or to their personal, professional or commercial activities. Proof of submitting entries will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor or Administrator.  Released Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized third party use of any entries.

 Sponsor:           HoMedics, LLC (“HoMedics”)

                        3000 Pontiac Trail

                        Commerce Township, MI 48390

 

 Administrator: HoMedics, LLC

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