Rock the Register
Shop, Share & Win Social Media Giveaway Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
1. PROMOTION DESCRIPTION
The Rock the Register Shop, Share & Win promotion (“Giveaway”) begins on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 9:00 AM EDT, and ends on Friday, August 23, 2019 at 11:00 PM EDT (the “Promotion Period”). The sponsor (“Sponsor”) of this Giveaway is Merrimack Valley Small Business Resiliency and Innovation Fund. By participating in the Giveaway, each Entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission and processing of Entries and the overall administration of the Giveaway.
Open to legal residents of the United States of America who are at least 18 years of age and have submitted a photo of a local business in Andover, North Andover or Lawrence by the end of the promotion period (Friday, August 23, 2019 at 11:00 PM EDT), tagged our social media account and used the hashtag #RocktheRegister. Winners will be chosen at random and are not influenced by purchase. Prize will only be awarded and/or delivered to addresses within the United States. All federal, state and/or local taxes, fees, and surcharges are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Employees of the Lawrence Partnership, the City of Lawrence, Town of Andover, Town of North Andover, or any agency working directly on the Rock the Register campaign, and their immediate families, can participate in the social media campaign, but are not eligible to win. Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.
One (1) winner will be awarded in each community (3 total) each week during the promotion: $500 gift card. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items. All prize details are at the sole discretion of Sponsor. No substitution or transfer of prize except in Sponsor’s sole discretion; if any advertised prize becomes unavailable, Sponsor may award a substitute of comparable value. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received.
4. HOW TO ENTER
Follow us on the social media channel you will post to – Instagram, Facebook or both. Take a photo of you in a local business in either Andover, Lawrence or North Andover, post it to either Facebook or Instagram and tag our social media accounts @rocktheregister and hashtag #rocktheregister. No purchase is required.
5. WINNER SELECTION
The Winners of the Giveaway will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received throughout the Promotion Period.
6. WINNER NOTIFICATION
Winners will be notified by Direct Message in their social media accounts. Winners will be asked for a mailing address and must accept a prize by mail as directed by Sponsor within two (2) weeks of notification. Sponsor is not responsible for any delay or failure to receive notification for any reason, including inactive email account(s), technical difficulties associated therewith, or Winner’s failure to adequately monitor any email account.
By participating, Entrants agree: (a) to these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final in all respects relating to the Giveaway; and (b) to release, discharge, and hold harmless Sponsor, its subsidiaries, and its affiliates from any and all injuries, liabilities, losses, and damages of any kind resulting from their participation in the Giveaway or their acceptance, use, or misuse of any Prize awarded under the Giveaway. By accepting a Prize, each winner agrees to the use of his/her name in any winner’s list and agrees to be photographed, filmed, or otherwise recorded by Sponsor and/or its agents as set forth in the affidavit of eligibility and release.
Sponsor is not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (a) electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind, including without limitation, server malfunction or for any human, typographical, printing, or other error relating to or in connection with the Giveaway, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in the administration of the Giveaway, processing of entries, the announcement of Prizes, or in any Giveaway-related materials; (b) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions; (c) late, lost, misdirected, or incomplete entries or postage-due mail; (d) damage to any Entrant’s or any person's computer or the contents thereof; or (e) any conditions or events that may cause the Giveaway to be disrupted or corrupted.
Any attempt by an Entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to: (a) cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Giveaway if fraud, technical failures, or any other factor beyond Sponsor's reasonable control impairs the integrity of the Giveaway (or portion thereof), as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion; and (b) limit entries to those submitted prior to the action taken in (a), or to proceed in such a manner as may be deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the email address of the Instagram account used to enter will be deemed to be the Entrant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, Internet service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.
Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be: (a) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway; (b) acting in violation of these Official Rules; (c) acting in violation of the terms of Facebook or Instagram; or (d) acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry at any time in the event it is determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion that the Entrant has not complied with these Official Rules.
These Official Rules shall be governed by, construed, and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without regard to any choice of law principles. Each Entrant hereby agrees and irrevocably consents to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for any and all claims arising from or related to this Giveaway. Each Entrant agrees that all claims relating to this Giveaway shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Each Entrant further agrees that any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event shall include attorneys’ fees. Each Entrant waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, special, consequential, or other damages, including without limitation, lost profits.