BISSELL Puppy Bowl XIII Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
A purchase will not improve your chances of winning.
Sponsor: BISSELL Homecare, Inc., 2345 Walker Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49544.
Administrator: Olson + Co., Inc., 420 N. 5th Street, Suite 1000, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Sweepstakes Entry Period: The BISSELL® Puppy Bowl Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 8:00 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on February 3, 2017, and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on March 3, 2017 (“Sweepstakes Entry Period”).
Eligibility: Sweepstakes is open to those who are legal residents of, and physically residing within, the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and Canada who are age 18 or older at time of entry. Employees of Sponsor, Administrator, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household, are not eligible to enter or win. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law.
How to Enter: During the Sweepstakes Entry Period, visit www.facebook.com/bissell, click on the post linking to the landing page (XXX) and follow all onscreen instructions to complete and submit the Sweepstakes registration form. Other eligible entries are Twitter or Instagram posts using #PetHappens with content appropriate to the contest theme of #PetHappens. The information you provide on the registration form, or on Twitter or Instagram, are collectively referred to hereafter as an “Entry”. Your Entry will not be judged as the reasons are for entertainment purposes only, and will have no bearing on the winner selection. No limit of entries per person per day.
By entering, you grant the Sponsor the perpetual, non-exclusive license to publish, reproduce, distribute, display and transmit the Entry throughout the world in any manner, form, or format now or hereinafter created, and for any purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising or promotion of Sweepstakes, all without further consent from or payment to you. By submitting your Entry, you further agree the Sponsor has no obligation to post or publish your Entry. Sponsor has the right to not publish a breakup reason if they deem it inappropriate for any reason. Entries will not be held “in confidence” and a submission does not create a confidential relationship or obligation of secrecy between you and the Sponsor or any of its affiliates. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
The Prize: Three (3) winners will receive one (1) BISSELL® SpotBot Portable Spot Cleaner and one (1) BISSELL Pet Hair Eraser vacuum. Approximate retail value of the prize is $399.98. The Sponsor and its respective agents are not responsible for, any representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions or fitness of any aspects of the prize, except that the merchandize prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty.
Odds: Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period.
Winner Selection, Notification and Conditions: Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing from all Entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. The random drawing will be conducted on or about March 6, 2017. Potential winners will be required to respond to the prize notification within five (5) days or he/she will be disqualified. If a prize notification is not returned within the specified time period, or if it is returned as undeliverable, or if the winner is otherwise found to be ineligible, or if the selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, then the winner will automatically forfeit the prize and, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner will be notified. There will be five (5) attempts to select an alternate winner for the unfulfilled prize after which such prize will not be awarded. Should a winner be found to make any false statement(s) or not in compliance with these Official Rules, that winner will be disqualified and required to promptly return to Sponsor his/her prize. If a winner is a minor in his or her state of primary residence, winner's parent or legal guardian will be required to respond on the minor’s behalf. Prize is non-assignable and non-transferable. No substitutions by winner are permitted. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value in the event the offered prize is unavailable. Winner (or winner’s parent or legal guardian if winner is a minor) will be required to furnish his/her Social Security number to Sponsor or the Administrator and an IRS Form 1099 will be filed in the name of winner for the value of the prize.
Consent and Release: By entering and accepting the prize, winner grants Sponsor and its representatives an unrestricted, absolute, perpetual, worldwide right and license in favor of Sponsor (except where prohibited by law) to use winner’s name, prize won, hometown, likeness, and all accompanying personally identifiable information for promotional purposes without further compensation, permission or notification. Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, and agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, Administrator, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, officers, directors and agents, from any and all claims, causes of action, or liability relating to the Sweepstakes or their participation, acceptance and use of prize. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use or misuse of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to satellite or equipment failure, or any federal, state, or local government law, order, or regulation, or other cause not within Sponsor’s control, Sponsor shall have the right to terminate the Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of Michigan, U.S.A. without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. By participating, entrants agree that any and all disputes arising out of or relating in any way to this Sweepstakes shall be litigated only in courts sitting in Kent County, Michigan, U.S.A.
Disclaimers: Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. "Authorized account holder" 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., business, educational institution, etc.) which is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. In the event of a dispute as to any Entry submitted, Entries submitted will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address at the time of entry. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected or damaged entries; (ii) human or technical error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; (iii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes; or (iv) the failure of any third party to comply with the instructions and proper administration of this Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants (i) acknowledge that you have read and understand these Official Rules, (ii) agree to be bound by and acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules including, without limitation, eligibility requirements, and (iii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent judging organization, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Any misrepresentation or false or misleading information on the declaration may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: permanently disqualify any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules or made any false or misleading representation in the declaration; and terminate the Sweepstakes if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus, bot or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), or to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to termination. LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, nor is Facebook, Twitter or Instagram associated with the Sweepstakes in any way. You understand that you are providing information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes must be directed to the Sponsor or Administrator, and not to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
Winner’s List: For the name of the winner (available after March 10, 2017): send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by March 17, 2017 to: BISSELL® Puppy Bowl Sweepstakes Winner’s List, Olson Engage, Attn: Taylor Hildreth, 420 North Fifth Street, Suite 1000, Minneapolis, MN 55401.