Hug A Plumber Day Contest – Official Rules
HOW TO ENTER:
The Hug A Plumber Day Contest (the "Giveaway") begins on April 25, 2018 at 11:00 am PST and runs through 11:59 p.m. PST on April 25, 2018 (the “Giveaway Period”). During the Giveaway Period, participants can enter the Giveaway on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram by posting a photo using the hashtag “#MrRooterHugAPlumber” without quotation marks. Mr. Rooter LLC must receive your entry via Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram by 11:59 p.m. PST on April 25, 2018.
Sponsor will randomly select the name of the winner among all Entrants by 5:00 pm PST on May 2, 2018. The winner will be notified via Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram. The prize will consist of one individually awarded Molly Maid® gift card (the “Prize”) valued at $250 USD. Winner must claim the Prize (including providing all documentation required) by 5p.m. PST on May 9, 2018. If a winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited.
SPONSOR: This Giveaway is presented by Mr. Rooter LLC, located at 1010 North University Parks Drive, Waco, Texas 76707 (“Sponsor”).
If you would prefer not to receive future giveaway or sweepstakes mailings from Sponsor, please write to: Mr. Rooter LLC, 1010 North University Parks Drive, Waco, Texas 76707, Attn: Hug A Plumber Day.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE GIVEAWAY. Only one (1) entry per Entrant, person, per household, and per email address will be allowed, regardless of the method of entry. Entrants must be eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time the entry is submitted and be a legal resident of one (1) of the fifty (50) United States, Washington, D.C., or Puerto Rico. The Giveaway is not open to any individual that is an immediate family member or member of the household (whether or not related) of an employee, officer or director of Sponsor, or any of its respective agencies, affiliates, subsidiaries, or parent companies (“the Sponsor Affiliates”). The term “immediate family” includes spouses, sibling, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws”, or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, co-habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related. Sponsor reserves the right to require proof of eligibility. By participating in the Giveaway, you agree to these Official Rules. All decisions by Sponsor are final and binding in all respects, and you accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. You agree that submission of your entry constitutes your agreement to be part of the Giveaway and to receive promotional and other solicitations from or on behalf of Sponsor or Sponsor Affiliates. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual from the Giveaway that it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process, or the operation of the Giveaway, to be acting, or be, in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person or interfere in any manner with any aspect or portion of this Giveaway. Any use of any robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, copied, or like entry methods, will void all such entries by any such methods, and will disqualify any participant using such methods. Any entry that the Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, is incomplete or believes to be fraudulent or corrupted is void and will not be accepted and will be disqualified from the Giveaway. Multiple entries from the same individual or that violate these rules of eligibility will result in disqualification of the entry and the individual.
HOW TO ENTER:
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN, and no entry fee or payment is necessary to participate in the Giveaway. Entrants must have internet access and a valid email address to participate. Entrants may participate in the Giveaway by posting a photo to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using the “#MrRooterHugAPllumber” without quotation marks. ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED WITHIN THE GIVEAWAY PERIOD.
Facebook®, Instagram®, and Twitter® are registered trademarks of Facebook, Inc, Instagram, LLC, and Twitter, Inc., respectively. This Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. By entering this Giveaway you understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter and you agree to release and hold harmless Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter from any and all claims related to your entry in the Giveaway. The information you provide will only be used for verification of your eligibility to participate in the promotion and as otherwise provided for in these Official Rules. Please direct any questions or comments regarding this promotion to Sponsor.
The Prize is non-transferable. Sponsor may require the winner to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release, as well as participate in publicity events. All expenses not specified herein, including, without limitation, all federal, state and local taxes, are the winner’s sole responsibility. Winner must claim the Prize by 5 p.m. PST on May 9, 2018. Failure to timely claim the Prize (including providing all documentation required) by the deadline will result in forfeiture of the Prize. Molly Maid® is a registered trademark of Molly Maid, Inc. Molly Maid® is protected under United States, Canada and/or international intellectual property laws. This Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Molly Maid, Inc. Prize is non-assignable and non-transferable. No more than the stated Prize and value of Prize listed in these Official Rules will be awarded. Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Giveaway.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNER:
Sponsor will announce the winner of the contest by May 10, 2018, via Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. No Entrants are official winners unless Sponsor confirms such. Each Entrant agrees that Sponsor has the sole right, authority and discretion to determine each winner of the Giveaway and to resolve all matters or disputes arising from the Giveaway and that Sponsor’s determination is final and binding. For the name of the Prize winner, if any, send a self-addressed, first-class stamped envelope to: Mr. Rooter LLC, 1010 North University Parks Drive, Waco, Texas 76707, Attn: Hug A Plumber Day Contest, with a note that you request the name of the winner.
In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any online Entrant based on social media account, Entrant will be deemed to be the “authorized account holder” of the social media account if Entrant can prove the email address associated with the social media account submitted at the time of Entry provided by Entrant belongs to Entrant and is eligible according to these Official Rules. “Authorized account holder” of the email address is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., a business, educational institution, etc.) which is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. In the event a winning “Authorized account holder” is a joint account, a total of one (1) Prize will be awarded in the names of the joint account holders. Proof (to Sponsor’s satisfaction) of being the authorized account holder may be required by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to modify prize award procedures.
DISCLAIMER, LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
All entrants, as a condition of entry, agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Except where prohibited by law, by entering the Giveaway, each entrant consents to the use of his/her name, voice, picture, likeness and biographical data, company name and/or any other information contained in his/her entry in advertising, promotional and marketing materials by Sponsor and the Sponsor Affiliates without additional compensation, which may require, without limitation, winner to appear in person or in an Internet broadcast or video. In addition, by entering, all entrants, except where prohibited by law, consent to being photographed, filmed, taped and/or interviewed and/or their name and likeness being included in printed or electronic publications about the Giveaway. In connection therewith, all entrants hereby grant full permission and consent, and assign all rights, title and interest to Sponsor and the Sponsor Affiliates to utilize any of the results of such photographing, filming, taping and/or interviewing, and the use of their name and likeness, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including, the World Wide Web, and do hereby release and agree to indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor and the Sponsor Affiliates, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives, agents, successors and assigns from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to person(s), including death, property, and intellectual property infringement, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Prize or participation in the Giveaway. The winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to his/her Prize after it has been delivered.
Sponsor may require the winner to sign, have notarized and return an affidavit of eligibility, including proof of identity, and a liability/publicity release within seven (7) days of receipt of such document(s) or else the Prize will be forfeited. All Prize claims and winner materials will be verified by the Giveaway judges. If, for any reason, the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including but not limited to, any infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control which Sponsor, in its sole opinion, deems could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Giveaway, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway, in whole or in part, and reserves the right to perform a random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to such cancellation, suspension or modification of the Giveaway or as otherwise may be deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Sponsor shall not be liable in the event it disqualifies any individual in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor shall not be liable for any an entry that is not received, is misdirected, late, lost, stolen, illegible, or has postage due. Sponsor is not responsible for contacting any winner that has changed contact information and failed to provide Sponsor in a timely manner with the proper contact information when such information is required.
Neither Sponsor nor the Sponsor Affiliates make any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, regarding or relative to the value or use of any Prize including, without limitation, quality, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. Neither Sponsor nor the Sponsor Affiliates are responsible for technical, hardware, software, or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by Sponsor or the Sponsor Affiliates, the user, by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Giveaway, or by any human error which may occur in the receipt or processing of the entries in the Giveaway and that may limit a participant's ability to participate in the Giveaway. Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Rules in any way or at any time, as long as Sponsor gives reasonable notice, which shall be deemed to be fulfilled once the modified Official Rules are posted on https://www.mrrooter.com/why-us-/national-hug-a-plumber-day/.
IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR OR SPONSOR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES.
ODDS OF WINNING PRIZE: Estimated odds of winning are 1:25,000; however, the actual odds of winning depend upon the total number of eligible Entrants received during the Giveaway Period.
The winner who takes possession of the Prize is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable federal, state and local taxes. The winner is responsible for any and all tax implications related to the Prize. The winner must provide Sponsor with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before the Prize will be awarded. The winner of the Giveaway will receive an IRS Form 1099-MISC at the end of the calendar year in which the market value of the product will be allocated, a copy of which will be filed with the IRS.
The winner, by acceptance of any Prize, agrees to and does hereby release Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the Prize.
This Giveaway is subject only to the laws of Texas in the United States. Prizes will be awarded and/or delivered only to addresses within the United States. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. Additionally, Sponsor reserves the right to prosecute any fraudulent activities to the full extent of the law. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification.
ARBITRATION/CHOICE OF LAW:
Except where prohibited, participants in the Giveaway agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway, or any prizes awarded, or the administration of the Giveaway or the determination of winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration, to take place in the State of Texas, U.S.A. pursuant to the Rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective, (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of- pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will a participant be permitted to obtain awards for and participants hereby waive all rights to claim 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. Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant(s) and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Washington, without regard to conflicts of law doctrine.
THIS GIVEAWAY IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.