Viactiv Chews to be Strong Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER.
SPONSOR: The Viactiv® Chews to be Strong Sweepstakes is sponsored by Activ Nutritional, LLC. (“Sponsor”), distributor of Viactiv® nutritional supplement products. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram or any other affiliate on which it is being advertised, nor is it endorsed by the specific retailers utilized in the prize packages. By entering you understand that you are providing your information and photo to Sponsor and may be contacted for entry clarification or prize fulfillment. Personal information will not be shared or sold. Only those who opt in for the brand newsletter will be contacted again for brand offers and information. By submitting a photo, you agree to allow the Viactiv brand to share the photo submission on the brands social channels, websites and/or promotions, in perpetuity, without compensation or additional permissions.
ELIGIBILITY: The Viactiv® Chews to be Strong Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are age 18 or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of the Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, electronic media firm, RLA Collective (“Giveaway Administrator”), the immediate families of such employees (employees’ parents, siblings, children and spouses) and members of the same household of such employees, and anyone involved in the production, development or handling of this Giveaway are not eligible. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. By entering you agree that you are 18 years of age or older, an eligible US resident and you are giving the Sponsor permission to contact you regarding your entry and or for future promotions if you choose to opt in for future communication.
HOW TO ENTER: Submit photo or video entry as instructed per the entry form via the Votigo Application (“Giveaway Website”). Entry period begins August 5, 2020 at 12 p.m. ET, and ends September 14, 2020, at 12 p.m. ET (“Entry Period”), with randomly selected winners announced on 9/16/2020 at or around 2:30 p.m. ET on the Viactiv Facebook page (www.facebook.com/Viactiv) and Instagram channel (www.instagram.com/Viactiv). Winners will also be emailed if they have supplied their email contact info on the official entry form.
One entry per person during the Entry Period. Tampering and/or multiple registrations from the same entrant during the Entry Period may result in ineligibility to receive a prize. Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for Giveaway. The Entry Period is in Eastern Time unless otherwise noted. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete or incorrect mailing addresses or invalid entries. All entry information collected becomes the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be shared or sold, however, it may be used in the Sponsor’s social channels and website at the Sponsor’s discretion, as well as in brand promotions.
PHOTO & VIDEO CRITERIA/ELIGIBILITY:
- Photos and videos must represent the theme of the sweepstakes, showcasing a personal story of strength/empowerment; while taking Viactiv can be showcased, it does not increase the odds of winning since winners will be randomly selected from eligible entries;
- Subject in the photo or video should be featured without any other identifiable brand logos or signage;
- Entry picture or video must be owned outright by the entrant with full rights (no watermarked photography will be accepted as entry);
- Photos or videos that contain any nudity or items/behavior that could be considered explicit will not be accepted;
- Photos or videos can only contain the entrant in the image (no other person, adult or child, can be included in an identifiable way in the photo since by entering, the entrant is only granting use of their own name and likeness);
- Photos or videos should not be blurry, dark lighting, etc. that make it difficult to make out what is in the photo.
Images or videos that do not meet any or all of these photo guidelines will not be considered eligible and they will not be approved as an official entry. If a photo or video is disqualified, entrant can re-enter with a photo that meets the photo guidelines, though no contact will be made by the Sponsor to encourage re-entry and no specific reason for disqualification will be provided by the Sponsor.
Images or videos that are accepted as eligible should appear on the entry site within 72 hours of entry, though it is up to the Sponsor’s discretion based on photo approvals. The Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right to alter pictures and edit text, and to remove or reject any submissions at any time for any reason.
If selected as a random winner, upon Sweepstakes Administrator’s request, the entrant may be asked, upon the administrator’s discretion, to prove ownership of entry photograph or video by providing to the Administrator two (2) additional images of the subject depicted in the entry photograph or video within two (2) business days of request. Administrator will contact winners via email or direct message on Instagram. If winner does not comply with outlined parameters, their entry will be considered ineligible and a new random winner will be selected from all eligible entries.
PRIZES: Five (5) video submission winners will be randomly selected to each receive a $300 retailer gift card (digital or mailed) and ten (10) photo submission winners will be randomly selected to each receive a $100 retailer gift card. Though included in the sweepstakes prizing, the retailers associated with the gift card prizing does not specifically endorse this promotion or the Viactiv® brand specifically. Any questions about the prizing should be directed to the Sponsor.
Any expenses not mentioned above are the winner’s responsibility. If applicable, taxes are the winner’s responsibility. Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash. No substitution for prize except as may be necessary due to unavailability, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received at the time of winner announcement.
WINNERS (15 total): Fifteen total winners will be announced on 9/16/2020 at or around 2:30 p.m. ET on the Viactiv Facebook page (www.facebook.com/Viactiv) and Instagram channel (www.instagram.com/Viactiv). Winners will also be notified via email to the address provided on the official entry form (or by direct message on Instagram, so please follow the Viactiv Instagram page so direct messages can be sent by the Sponsor) and by having the prize mailed to the address provided (no PO boxes accepted) on the official entry form. No other notification will be provided. If this address is in an area where this Giveaway was void by law or is a PO box, this winner will be considered ineligible and a new winner will be randomly selected for that Giveaway prize. Winners can expect to receive their prize within four (4) weeks of the final winner announcement or sooner at Administrator’s discretion.
Winners will be randomly determined by the Giveaway administrator, RLA Collective, a Ruder Finn Company, whose decisions regarding this Giveaway are final. Limit of one prize per household per entry period. Any prize returned as undeliverable will be awarded to an alternate winner (by random selection). Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of a prize shall constitute and signify the winner’s consent that the Sponsor may use the winner’s name, address (city and state only), and likeness and any written statements made by the winner about the Giveaway and Sponsor for promotional purposes, in all forms of media, including online on Facebook, Twitter, etc., in perpetuity and without monetary payment or additional consideration.
GENERAL TERMS: Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Participants in this Giveaway, hereby waive, release, and agree to hold harmless Facebook®, Instagram® and the Giveaway Sponsor, its parent company, its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, RLA Collective, a Ruder Finn Company, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, from and against, any and all rights, claims and causes of action whatsoever that they may have, or which may arise, against any of them for any liability for any matter, cause of thing whatsoever, including but not limited to any injury, loss, damage, whether direct, compensatory, incidental or consequential, to person, including death and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from their acceptance, possession, use or misuse of, or inability to use a prize in the Giveaway, or their participation in the Giveaway, or their participation in any Giveaway or prize related activity. Participants acknowledge that the Sponsor and other released entities and individuals have neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition, or fitness, except for any standard limited warranty offered by any manufacturer of the non-cash prize.
INTERNET: Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete or illegible entries or Internet technical, hardware, software, telephone, or transmission failures of any kind, which may limit a person’s ability to enter the Giveaway. Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for any injury or damage to entrants’ or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from entering or downloading any materials in the Giveaway. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or suspend advertising the Giveaway on the Internet should a computer virus, unauthorized intervention or other cause corrupt the integrity or proper conduct of the Giveaway. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant found to be disrupting the operation of the Giveaway or Giveaway Website. If the integrity of the Internet portion of the Giveaway is compromised in any manner, Sponsor reserves the right to modify Giveaway and randomly select winners from valid entries received that are unaffected by the problem. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any online entrant, entrant will be deemed the individual named on the online entry. All issues and questions concerning these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of New Jersey, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of New Jersey or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than New Jersey. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE SPONSOR OR SPONSOR’S WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GIVEAWAY MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
APPLICABLE LAWS AND JURISDICTION: With respect to any dispute regarding the Giveaway, your rights and obligations and actions shall be governed by the laws of New Jersey, as if the rules were a contract wholly entered into and wholly performed within New Jersey. Any dispute relating in any way to your participation in the Giveaway shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in New Jersey. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator's award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to or consolidated with an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.
WINNER LIST: For the list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Viactiv Chews to be Strong Sweepstakes Winners, c/o RLA Collective, 141 Tompkins Ave., Suite 302 Pleasantville, NY, 10570.
SPONSOR: Activ Nutritional LLC, Lawrenceville, NJ, www.Viactiv.com