HOOVER REGISTRATION SWEEPSTAKES - OFFICIAL RULES
BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY TO THE SWEEPSTAKES, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES AS AN
ENTRANT TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. THESE OFFICIAL RULES ARE A CONTRACT, SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING. WITHOUT LIMITATION, THIS CONTRACT INCLUDES INDEMNITIES TO THE SPONSORING PARTIES FROM YOU AND A LIMITATION OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED AND THE DATE OF ENTRY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY/RELEASE OF LIABILITY/PRIZE ACCEPTANCE AGREEMENT MAY BE REQUIRED. LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON.
The HOOVER REGISTRATION SWEEPSTAKES (“Sweepstakes”) starts at 12:01 AM Eastern Time Zone (ET) on October 1, 2020 (“Sweepstakes Start Date”) and ends on October 1, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET (“Sweepstakes Period”). The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Royal Appliance Mfg. Co. d/b/a TTI Floor Care North America, 8405 IBM Drive, Charlotte, NC 28262 (“Sponsor”). The Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering the Sweepstakes the person entering (the “Entrant”) agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions herein and the decisions of the Sponsor, including the interpretation of these Official Rules and the exercise of its discretion, which will be final and binding in all respects.
ELIGIBILITY: THE SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN ONLY TO (I) LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA WHO ARE PHYSICALLY LOCATED IN ONE OF THE 50 STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA; AND (II) LEGAL RESIDENTS OF CANADA WHO ARE PHYSICALLY LOCATED IN A CANADIAN PROVINCE OR TERRITORY OTHER THAN QUEBEC. RESIDENTS OF QUEBEC ARE NOT ELEGIBLE FOR THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
Anyone who is an employee, director, or officer of Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, parent companies, promotional partners and agencies (collectively, the “Sponsoring Parties”) or any immediate family member (spouse, child, sibling, parent, or grandparent) or person living in the household of one of the foregoing are not eligible to enter or win. All U.S. Federal, state and local rules and regulations apply. Void outside the eligibility area and where prohibited or restricted by law. By entering this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to abide by all terms of these Official Rules.
HOW TO ENTER: Enter the Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes Period in any one of the methods (depending on your residency) described below:
U.S. Residents. (I) complete registration of any Hoover® product (excluding Hoover® ONEPWR™ products) by taking a photo of the camera icon found on your registration card and texting it to 71403 (standard text message rates apply); (II) visit register.hoover.com or hoover.registria.com and complete the required steps online to register any Hoover® product (excluding Hoover® ONEPWR™ products); (III) visit hoover.com and auto-register any product in the Hoover® ONEPWR™ System upon checkout by selecting the “auto-register” checkbox; or (IV) visit the WooBox sweepstakes entry page (https://woobox.com/6vb8ua) and submit the WooBox form with your name and email address.
Canadian Residents. (I) visit hoover.registria.ca and complete the required steps online to register any Hoover® product (excluding Hoover® ONEPWR™ products); (II) visit hoover.ca and auto-register any Hoover® product (excluding Hoover® ONEPWR™ products) upon checkout by selecting the “auto-register” checkbox; or (III) visit the WooBox sweepstakes entry page (https://woobox.com/6vb8ua) and submit the WooBox form with your name and email address.
An entry submitted by any of the foregoing methods during the Sweepstakes Period is an “Entry.” LIMIT OF ONE ENTRY PER PERSON. ADDITIONAL ENTRIES ARE VOID. All reviews, photos or other content, if submitted, must be originals created by the Entrant. All Entries must be entered before the close of the Sweepstakes Period to be eligible to be entered to win a prize. An entry is valid for each drawing after the date of entry until the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor’s computer clock is the official timekeeping device of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Website; violates these Official Rules; or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner at any time during the Sweepstakes, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
Entrant must enter using one of the ways specified above to be eligible for prizes. Entry must be made by the Entrant him or herself and only directly to one of the entry sites listed above. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other web site or e-mail address, including, but not limited to, commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes. The use of any device or computer software to automate the entry process is prohibited. A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry and that all eligibility requirements are met.
Sponsor, any other prize suppliers if applicable, Visa, Inc., WooBox, any and all internet provider(s), and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, and advertising and promotional agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, and agents (collectively, “Releasees”) are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human errors; technical malfunctions; failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions or defects of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, providers network, browsers or software, including without limitation any injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer equipment or network relating to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes; inability to submit an entry to the Website; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; data that is processed late or incorrectly or is incomplete or lost due to telephone, computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on telephone lines or the Internet or any website or for any other reason whatsoever; typographical, printing or other errors; or any combination thereof. Proof of submitting information to the Website is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. Unintelligible, incomplete and duplicate entries will be removed and disqualified. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. False, fraudulent, or deceptive entries or acts or multiple entry attempts (unless authorized by these rules) shall render Entrants ineligible. By entering the Sweepstakes, Entrants affirm that they have read and accepted these Official Rules.
WINNER SELECTION: Two (2) winners will be selected per month during the Sweepstakes Period by random drawing from among all eligible Entries submitted during the Sweepstakes Period prior to the date of the drawing. The random drawings will occur on the first Monday of each month during the Sweepstakes Period, and will be made by representatives of the Sponsor, with the first drawing to occur on November 4, 2020 and the last drawing to occur on November 4, 2021. If the first Monday of a month during the Sweepstakes Period falls on a holiday observed by Sponsor, the drawing may occur on the next business day, at Sponsor’s discretion (with any Entries submitted on the holiday to be included in the drawing). Sponsor’s decisions are and shall be final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Potential winner(s) (a person whose name is selected in a random drawing) will be notified via the email address provided at time of review (or via WooBox, if applicable) and will be required to respond to such notification within three (3) business days of the time the notification was sent. Potential winners who are Canadian residents will be required to provide a contact phone number upon responding to such notification within three (3) business days of the time the notification was sent and correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by telephone without any assistance. To become a winner and receive a prize, the potential winner will be required within five (5) days of receipt of Sponsor’s request to (i) fully complete, sign, and return an Affirmation of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release form (“Affidavit”) provided by Sponsor; and (ii) provide any additional personal information via telephone (or other form acceptable to Sponsor), as required by Sponsor to comply with applicable law, which may include, without limitation, a valid social security number for U.S. residents. Failure to provide the required information by the time specified may result in disqualification. In the event of a disqualification, the Sponsor will select an alternate potential winner by randomly drawing from among all eligible Entries. If an alternate potential winner fails to respond to the notification, Sponsor shall repeat this process a maximum of three (3) times. In the event that no potential winner responds to the notification, the prize will not be awarded for that month.
AN ENTRANT IS ONLY ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE ONE PRIZE.
Failure to respond to the Winner notification as detailed above or return all required forms within the stated time period, or to comply with any other provision herein, may result in the potential winner being disqualified and an alternate potential winner may be selected at Sponsor’s sole discretion. If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable for any reason, the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prize is not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash. No substitution for the prize by the Winner will be allowed. If necessary, due to unavailability of the prize for any reason, a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.
All Federal, state and local tax liabilities, if any, are the responsibility of the Winner. Acceptance of the prize (in whole or in part) constitutes permission (except where prohibited) for Sponsor and/or its affiliates to use of Winner’s name, statements, photographs, video images and biographies for publicity purposes without any limitation or additional compensation.
PRIZES: Two (2) prize packages will be awarded each month during the Sweepstakes Period (beginning in November), consisting of one (1) USD $500 Visa® Gift Card each. The total value of each monthly prize is ARV USD $500. The aggregate value of all prizes to be given during the Sweepstakes Period is ARV USD $24,000. Sponsor reserves the right to deliver two or more gift cards of smaller denominations, provided that the aggregate value of the gift cards is equivalent to USD $500. If the winner is a Canadian resident, Sponsor may deliver one or more gift cards in Canadian currency with an aggregate value of USD $1,000, measured by Sponsor on the date Sponsor acquires the gift card. Exchange rates vary, and will affect the value of the card at the time of delivery to a winner in Canada. Delivery of prize may take up to nine (9) weeks. A person who has reached the age of majority by the date of delivery must be available to sign for delivery of a prize. AN ENTRANT IS ONLY ELIGIBLE FOR ONE PRIZE. Prize is non-transferable and may not be redeemed for cash. An unclaimed and/or unused prize will remain the property of Sponsor. The odds of winning a prize depend on and will be determined by the total number of eligible Entries received and the date of entry.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES: EACH PRODUCT DELIVERED WILL ONLY INCLUDE THE LIMITED
WARRANTY AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED WITH THE PRODUCT AND NO OTHER DIRECT OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY IS PROVIDED, AND ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED.
GOVERNING LAW/LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY: The Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of North Carolina, without giving effect to any conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state’s laws.
BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY) NOT TO EXCEED FIFTY DOLLARS ($50.00), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS’ FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL,
CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES NOT TO EXCEED FIFTY DOLLARS ($50.00), AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO
HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND (4) ENTRANTS’ REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY) AND ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Releasees shall not be liable to Winner or any other person for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond Releasees’ sole control.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Entrants agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and shall be settled solely by arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association under its Commercial Arbitration Rules in Charlotte, North Carolina, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Entrant's rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of North Carolina, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of North Carolina.
ENTRANT REPRESENTATIONS & WARRANTIES: By submitting an Entry and participating in the
Sweepstakes, you warrant that any content you submit (i) is the sole creation of Entrant, (ii) does not use the name and/or likeness of any person who has not expressly provided their consent for the specific purpose of using their name and likeness in the content being submitted in this Sweepstakes; (iii) represents your actual opinions based on personal experience with the product(s) and does not defame any third party; and (iv) does not infringe upon the intellectual property rights (including but not limited to trademarks and copyrights) of any party. You hereby agree to indemnify Releasees against any claims alleging a violation of any such intellectual property rights, an invasion of privacy, right of publicity, or any other breach of the warranties provided herein, and any costs or liability incurred as a result of such claims. You further represent and warrant that the content you are submitting is not obscene, offensive in nature, and is suitable for all ages. Entrants breaching this provision will be disqualified and agree to indemnify Releasees against any costs or liability resulting from any claim(s) brought against any Releasee as a result of such breach.
GENERAL: By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless the Releasees from and against any and all claims, actions, or liability Entrants may have against Releasees for any and all injuries, claims, damages, losses, costs, or expenses of any kind (including without limitation attorneys’ fees) resulting from acceptance, use, or misuse of the prize or any element thereof, participation in this Sweepstakes, and/or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity. Each Entrant further agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees from and against any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes and to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against Releasees Entrants further understand and agree that all rights under Section 1542 of the Civil Code of California ("Section 1542") and any similar law of any state or territory of the United States that may be applicable with respect to the foregoing release are hereby expressly and forever waived. Entrants acknowledge that Section 1542 provides that: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”
If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, or if this Sweepstakes or any web site or e-mail address associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper execution of the Sweepstakes and processing of entries in accordance with these rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by Entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in the Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Sweepstakes or any portion thereof. In the event this Sweepstakes is canceled, the Sponsor will conduct a random drawing to award the prize from among all eligible, nonsuspect entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR EMAIL ADDRESS OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
WINNER LIST/OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: For a list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: HOOVER REGISTRATION SWEEPSTAKES Winner’s List, 8405 IBM Dr., Charlotte, NC 28262, USA. Winner list requests must be received within 60 days of the date of the prize drawing. VT residents may exclude return postage.
VISA® is a registered trademark of Visa, Inc. Visa, Inc. is not affiliated in any way with this Sweepstakes, and any description of the Prize does not imply Visa, Inc.’s endorsement, sponsorship recommendation, or any other affiliation with this Sweepstakes. Neither WooBox nor Registria, Inc. is affiliated in any way with this Sweepstakes, and any mention of them does not imply any endorsement, sponsorship recommendation, or any other affiliation with this Sweepstakes.
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