Wahl Fall Into Fitness Sweepstakes Official Rules



SWEEPSTAKES Period: The Wahl Fall Into Fitness Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins September 1, 2022 at 12:00:01 AM Central Time (“CT”) and ends September 30, 2022 at 11:59:59 PM CT (“Sweepstakes Period”).

ELIGIBILITY: Entrants must be 18 years of age or older or the age of majority in their state of residence, whichever is older, at time of entry and be legal residents of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. Employees, officers, and directors of WAHL Clipper Corporation (“Sponsor”) and its parent company, affiliates or subsidiaries, advertising agencies, promotional agencies, and any other individual or company involved in the development, promotion, or execution of the Sweepstakes, and members of those employees’ immediate families (spouse and parent, children and siblings, and their respective spouses and children, regardless of where they reside), and persons living in the same household (whether or not related) of such employees are ineligible to enter or win. Sponsor will determine in its sole discretion whether a potential entrant meets the eligibility requirements. By participating, entrant agrees to these Official Rules, and the decisions of the Sponsor and/or its independent judges, which are final and binding in all respects.

HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, go to the Wahl Wellness Sweepstakes page (bit.ly/wahlfallintofitness). Follow the directions to enter the Sweepstakes. Submit your First and Last Name, email address, personal fitness goal (the “Goal”), Follow @Wahlwellness on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/wahlwellness/) and accurately enter your personal Instagram handle (collectively, an “Entry”). There is no minimum length for your Goal, and the quality of the Goal will play no role in the determination of winners. All Entries must be received by the close of the Sweepstakes Period to be considered. Each Entry must comply with the Sweepstakes Entry Requirements (defined below) and these Official Rules. Limit one Entry per person. Entries received from any person in excess of the limitation will be void if discovered by Sponsor. Multiple, separate Entries may be submitted from different individuals residing in the same household. No forms of entry other than as stated in these Official Rules will be accepted.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: In addition to the provisions set forth herein, each Entry must comply with the following guidelines or will be subject to disqualification:

  1. The Goal must be in English;
  2. The Goal must be no more than 200 words long; and
  3. The Goal must be the entrant’s original work

In addition to the requirements set forth above, each Entry must comply with the following:

  1. The Goal:
    1. may not have been submitted in any other competition;
    2. may not have been published;
    3. must not be inappropriate, offensive, defamatory, or obscene;
    4. must not infringe upon any third party's rights, including, but not limited to, copyright, patent or trademarks/trade names/logos, or rights of privacy or publicity;
  2. The Goal must be the original and sole creation of the entrant, owned solely by the entrant;
  3. Any Goal, in the sole opinion of the judges and/or Sponsor, found to contain dangerous, harmful, or objectionable content, or deemed to be inappropriate for publication or to otherwise violate any of the above requirements, will be deemed ineligible;
  4. Goals cannot be sexually explicit or suggestive, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic;
  5. Goal cannot show or promote cruelty, harm, abuse or exploitation of anyone or anything;
  6. Goal cannot promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), promote any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or promote any particular political agenda or message;
  7. Goal cannot endorse any form of hate or hate group; or appear to duplicate any other submitted Entry;
  8. Goal must be in keeping with the Sponsor’s image and may not be offensive, nor can it defame, misrepresent, or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor or its products or other people, products or companies, as determined by Sponsor and judges in their sole discretion;
  9. Goal cannot advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind, or contain any personal identification, such as personal names, email addresses, or street addresses;
  10. Goal cannot contain copyrighted materials owned by others (including music, photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art or images published on or in web sites, television, movies, or other media), without permission;
  11. If the Goal contains materials embodying the names, likeness, voices, or other indicia identifying any person (other than the entrant), including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead, the entrant must have permission from any such individuals;
  12. Goal cannot communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill with which Sponsor wishes to associate; and
  13. Goal cannot violate any law.

Entrant represents and warrants that the Goal is in compliance with the submission requirements set forth above. All Entries will undergo screening for compliance with the guidelines and requirements set forth in these Official Rules, and Sponsor may post certain Goals on its Facebook page, Instagram page, WahlUSA.com and on Wahl’s other social networks. The posting of a Goal on Sponsor’s Facebook page, Instagram page, WahlUSA.com and its other social pages is not an indication that an Entry is likely to be chosen as a winner. By submitting your Entry, you agree that your Entry conforms to these Official Rules and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify your Entry for any reason, including if it determines, in its sole discretion, that your Entry fails to conform to these Official Rules in any way or otherwise contains unacceptable content as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion. BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE GOAL MAY BE POSTED ON SPONSOR’S WEBSITE, ITS FACEBOOK PAGE, INSTAGRAM PAGE, AND OTHER SOCIAL PAGES, AND/OR ON THE SWEEPSTAKES PLATFORM, IN SPONSOR’S DISCRETION, and entrant, grants Sponsor and its agents an unlimited, worldwide, perpetual, license and right to publish, use, and publicly perform the Goal in any way, in all media, without limitation, and without consideration to the entrant. Sponsor reserves the right not to post or, after posting, to remove, a Goal for any reason. Once your Entry has been submitted, you will not be permitted to change the Entry. The Entry information provided is subject to WAHL’s Privacy Policy. To read that Policy, access www.WahlUSA.com and then click the “Privacy Notice” link.

WINNER SELECTION: Three potential winners will be determined from all eligible entries received in a random drawing to be conducted in early October 2022 by representatives of Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries. Please note, the quality of the Goal will not play a role in the determination of the winner.

WINNER NOTIFICATION AND VERIFICATION: On or about October 1, 2022, Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winners by Direct Message on Instagram, and the potential winners must respond with their email and phone number. The potential winners must respond to the initial Direct Message within 48 hours of the time of notification, if they do not respond within this time they will be eliminated as a potential winner. The potential winners must complete, sign and return, within 48 hours of the time of email notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability Form, Publicity Release (where lawful), and a Federal Form W-9 (with a valid Social Security number) as well as any other documents required by Sponsor. If the releases or any required documentation are not returned within 48 hours, if any prize notification or any prize is returned as undeliverable, if a potential winner does not respond within 48 hours of initial notification attempt, or if a potential winner is found to be ineligible, declines the prize, or otherwise is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize may be forfeited, and an alternate winner may by picked by random drawing from remaining eligible entries, or the Sponsor may elect not to designate a winner. Winner may be required to forfeit prize after it is awarded if he violates any of the agreements signed with Sponsor.

PRIZES: There are three grand prizes. Each grand prize consists of a Deep-Tissue Lithium Ion Cordless Percussion Therapeutic Massager, Wahl “Keep Going” branded Nalgene water bottle, Wahl “Keep Going” branded workout towel, and one year of gym membership fees (paid in Visa gift cards valued at $1,500). The total approximate retail value of each grand prize is $1,641.51. The total ARV of all prizes is $4,924.53.

Only the stated number of prizes in these Official Rules will be awarded. All other expenses not specified herein are the responsibility of the winners. If an inadequate number of qualified Entries are received to award the prizes or some of the prizes, Sponsor reserves the right to award fewer than the number of prizes stated above.

All federal, state, and/or local taxes (including income taxes), duties, and the like, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner. The winner will be issued an IRS 1099 form for the value of the grand prize. No substitution, assignment, redemption for cash, or transfer of any prizes permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if an offered prize becomes unavailable. Actual value of prizes may vary based on consumer electronic industry fluctuations. Winner will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value.

Allow eight to 10 weeks for shipment of all prizes. Sponsor shall not be held responsible for any delays in awarding any prize for any reason outside of their control. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. A prize will be delivered only to a verified winner.

GENERAL: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and to indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, Facebook, Inc., Instagram, and their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, franchisees, advertising and promotion agencies, judging organization, and any other individual or company involved in the development, promotion, or execution of the Sweepstakes, including Premier Business Solutions, LLC, and all of their respective officers, employees, directors, representatives and agents (individually and collectively “Releasees”) from all liability, losses, claims, action, or proceedings, losses, all injuries and damages of any kind to person(s), including death or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activities, or violation of intellectual property or personal rights (such as but not limited to, copyright, patent, trade name/trademark, and/or rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light) due in whole or in part to acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize; or participation in this Sweepstakes, or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity and from Sponsor’s use of the Goal as provided for herein. By claiming a prize, the winners agree to confirm that consent in writing upon request, to Sponsor and those acting pursuant to the authority of Sponsor, the right, in perpetuity, to the use of his name, voice, picture, image and/or likeness (and notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these Official Rules, winners license the use of their Goal to Sponsor, which may be altered, changed, modified, edited, used alone, together or with other works, and/or in distorted form, as solely determined by Sponsor) at any time(s) and in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, including on the Internet and World Wide Web, for advertising, commercial, trade and promotional purposes without additional compensation unless prohibited by law, and without notice, review or approval. Entrant agrees that submissions are gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction, and will not place Sponsor under any obligation, and that Sponsor is free to disclose the ideas contained therein on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas without restriction and without any additional compensation to entrant. Entrant acknowledges that, by acceptance of his Entry, Sponsor does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas from any source. Any waiver of any obligation hereunder by Sponsor does not constitute a general waiver of any obligation to entrant. By entering, entrant acknowledges that Sponsor has no obligation to use or post any Entry submitted and further agrees to not post or publicly make any disparaging or negative comments about Sponsor or its parent, affiliates, or subsidiaries, or any of their products on any web site or in any other type of media. If a dispute arises regarding compliance with these Official Rules, Sponsor may consider, in its sole discretion, data reasonably available to Sponsor through information technology systems in Sponsor’s control, but Sponsor will not be obligated to consider any data or other information collected from any other source. Any failure by Sponsor to enforce any of these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of such Official Rules. If there is a conflict between any term of these Official Rules and any marketing or entry materials used in connection with the Sweepstakes, the terms of these Official Rules will govern.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Releasees are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, illegible, delayed, misdirected, separated, or non-delivered Entries; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable satellite, unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider, website or other connections availability, accessibility or traffic congestion, or miscommunications, or failed computer, network, telephone, satellite, or cable hardware, software or lines, or technical failure, or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions, or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network, including typographical, printing, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of Entries or selection of winners, the announcement of the prizes, the incorrect uploading of the Goal or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Releasees are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, or by any equipment or programming associated with or used in this Sweepstakes, and assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or tampering with or hacking of the entry process or Sweepstakes app. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual (entrant) it finds to be tampering with the entry process, or operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the terms of the applicable social media platform or Sweepstakes app or if such entrant shows a disregard for, or attempts to circumvent, these Official Rules; or if such entrant threatens the integrity of the Sweepstakes by posting or otherwise disseminating material on Instagram, Facebook, or any other social network that is offensive, vulgar, obscene, or defames anyone or any entity; or if such entrant acts: (i) in a manner the Sponsor determines to be not fair or equitable; (ii) in an annoying, threatening, or harassing manner with regard to any other entrant or Sponsor; or (iii) in any other disruptive manner. Releasees are not responsible for injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading, printing, or copying materials from or use of social media or the Sweepstakes app. If, for any reason, Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, hacking, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, social media failure, or any other causes that, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend Sweepstakes. If Sponsor terminates the Sweepstakes, Sponsor will determine the winners by random drawing from among eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to action taken, or as otherwise deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. If Sponsor terminates, modifies, or suspends the Sweepstakes, Sponsor will post notice at www.WahlUSA.com and on Sponsor’s Facebook and Instagram pages.

DISPUTES: As a condition of entering, entrants agree (a) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (b) all causes of action arising out of or related to this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, will be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (c) all claims, judgments and award will be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys' fees and court costs.

JURISDICTION/CHOICE OF LAW: By entering, entrants agree that this Sweepstakes will be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois and agree to venue and jurisdiction solely in Whiteside County, Illinois for the resolution of all disputes.

WINNERS LIST: To view the winners visit the sweepstakes landing page, on or about October 8, 2022, which will remain available for a period of up to sixty days.

SPONSOR: WAHL Clipper Corporation, 2900 North Locust Street, Sterling, Illinois 61081. WAHL is a registered trademark of WAHL Clipper Corporation.

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Instagram.

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