Product of the Year USA Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO WIN. The Product of the Year USA Aleve X Sweepstake (the “Contest”) begins on July 7, 2021 and ends on July 14, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST. The Contest is sponsored by Product of the Year USA (“Sponsor”). This contest is not sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Instagram.
Eligibility. The Contest is only open to individuals who, as of July 14, 2021 (i) are residents of the United States, (ii) have reached eighteen (18) years of age or the age of majority in the state in which they reside, whichever is older; and (iii) are residents in a jurisdiction where receipt of prizes or entry into the Contest are not prohibited by local laws, rules, or regulations. Corporations and other organizations are not eligible. Employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives, successors, and assignees of Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising agencies, and their family and household members, are not eligible. Winners must meet prize eligibility requirements and Sponsor shall not be liable to ineligible entrants.
Entry. To enter, 1 – Follow @poyusa & @aleve_us Instagram, 2 – Comment with how you like to stay active outside during the summer, and tag a friend who might want to win as well!!, located on Instagram (@poyusa) on July 7, 2021 The comment must include #Sweepstakes. You may access the Contest at www.instagram.com/poyusa/. All information requested in connection with the Contest must be provided or entry will be deemed void. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for incomplete, late, illegible, or misdirected entries, or for computer, online, or other technical malfunctions. All entries must be received by July 13, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST. This Contest is limited to one (1) entry per entrant and any subsequent duplicate entries will be void.
Winner Selection/Prize. The Contest winners will be determined on July 14, 2021. The decision will be made by Sponsor. Ten winners will be randomly selected based on Instagram entry rules to receive five units of Aleve product (the “Prize”). The approximate value of the Prize is $59.70 USD. The Prize will be awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. Prize is not redeemable for cash or transferable. Sponsor reserves the right to review or adjust the costs related to the Prize without notice. In no event shall any difference between approximate value as determined by Sponsor and the actual value of the Prize entitle a winner to any monetary or other awards or refunds.
Odds. The odds of winning the Contest depend solely on the number of eligible entries received by Product of the Year USA.
Winner. The Contest winners will be notified via Instagram DM on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. In order to be declared a Winner, the selected entrant must: (i) execute, notarize, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Price Acceptance/Liability and Publicity Release (where legal and requested by Sponsor) within fourteen (24) hours of notification; and (ii) otherwise fully comply with these Official Rules. In the event a selected entrant does not meet one of these criteria, another entrant may be selected by Sponsor’s judges. The name of the Winners will be available on Product of the Year’s Instagram (@poyusa) or may be obtained by sending a written request to: Product of the Year USA, 37 West 26th Street, Suite 307, New York, NY 10010. All taxes, insurance, and any other fees and costs associated with the Prizes are the sole responsibility of the Winner.
Liability. Sponsor is neither responsible nor liable for incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by a entrant, equipment or programming utilized in the Contest or technical or human error in processing submissions. Sponsor disclaims responsibility or liability for: (i) the accuracy, availability, or timeliness of information published about the Contest; (ii) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or access to, or alteration of entries; (iii) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible or unintelligible entries; (iv) injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by a Prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a Prize, or from participation in a Contest; (v) printing or typographical errors in Contest materials; or (vi) problems or technical malfunctions of telephone networks or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software or Internet congestion. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including because of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor may cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest.
Release. Each entrant releases and agrees to hold harmless, to the extent permitted by applicable law, Sponsor and Bayer subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents from liability for claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages arising out of or in connection with the Contest or acceptance, possession or use of a Prize (including, without limitation, related to personal injury, death, damage to or destruction or property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light (whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort, warranty, or other theory. Sponsor expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery or use of the Prize.
Conditions. Each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and Sponsor’s judges’ decisions, which are final and binding in all respects. All entries, and all rights to use, reproduce, publish, modify, and distribute such entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned. By accepting a Prize, an entrant automatically grants to Sponsor and its subsidiaries and affiliates the unconditional right to use their names, addresses (city and state/country only), likenesses, photographs and/or statements about the Contest for publicity and advertising purposes without further permission or financial compensation, except where prohibited by law. By entering this, entrants consent to Sponsor and its subsidiaries and affiliates using any submitted entries, including names, addresses, and likenesses, for the purposes of administering the Contest, conducting publicity, and improving Sponsor’s products and services, and entrants consent to the transfer or export, if any, of the entries, for these purposes. Any portion of a Prize not accepted by a winner will be forfeited. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to refuse entry or disqualify any individual it finds to be: tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; acting in violation of these Official Rules; acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with any intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A ENTRANT OR OTHER PERSON TO UNDERMINE THE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST OR COMMIT ANY ACT OF FRAUD MAY VIOLATE FEDERAL AND STATE CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT AND SEEK REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
General Terms. The decisions of Sponsor’s judges are final on all matters pertaining to the Contest. The Contest may not be used in connection with any form of gambling. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. This Contest shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America and the State of New York without regard to its rules governing conflicts of law. All entrants and their heirs an assigns consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal and state courts in New York County, New York, for all legal proceedings relating to this Contest and waive any objection to propriety or convenience of venue in such courts. Entrants agree to use any materials or information procured as part of the Contest only for Contest purposes, as described herein, and not for any commercial purpose.
Cancellation; Postponement. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, postpone, or suspend the Contest for any reason whatsoever. In the event the Contest if cancelled, postponed, or suspended, notification will be posted by Sponsor at instagram.com/poyusa.
The contest is not sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Instagram.