Spring Cleaning Giveaway

BLACK+DECKER SPRING CLEANING GIVEAWAY

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

This BLACK+DECKER Spring Cleaning Giveaway (“Giveaway”) is sponsored by Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc., 701 E. Joppa Road, Towson, MD 21286 (“Sponsor”). The entry period will start on March 20, 2021 at 9:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and end on May 20, 2021 at 11:59:59 PM ET (“Entry Period”). A day is defined as a calendar day. By entering this 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 legally binding in all respects. Each entrant understands that they are providing their information to Sponsor and the information provided will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy (https://www.stanleyblackanddecker.com/privacy-policy) (“Privacy Policy”). Should there be conflict between Sponsor’s Privacy Policy and these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall govern. If an entrant does not fully agree to the terms of the Privacy Policy, such entrant should not enter this Giveaway. Any personally identifiable information collected during an entrant's entry in this Giveaway will be collected by Sponsor or its designee(s) and used by Sponsor and/or its designee(s) for purposes of the proper administration, fulfillment, publicizing and promotion of this Giveaway as described in these Official Rules, as stated in Sponsor’s Privacy Policy or as otherwise expressly consented to by entrant during any separate opt-in opportunity provided to entrant during this Giveaway. All entries are the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Each entrant is limited to one (1) product review with photo image (of the reviewed BLACK+DECKER product) per day, or two (2) mail-in entries; please see below for further details. There will be one (1) Winner declared and one (1) prize awarded in this Giveaway. If an entrant submits more than one product review each review must relate to a different BLACK+DECKER product that they own. This Giveaway is subject to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

1. ELIGIBILITY: This Giveaway is open only to persons who are legal residents of the USA (50 states or Washington, D.C.) who are the age of majority in their state of residence at the time of entry. Employees, their immediate families (spouse, domestic partner, children, siblings, parents, grandparents, grandchildren and step-family members) and/or people living in the same household (related or not) of Sponsor, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., Sponsor’s licensees or licensors, Bazaarvoice, Inc. and any of their respective affiliates (individually and collectively, “Giveaway Entities”) are not eligible to enter.

2. HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) entry methods: (A) Product Review, and (B) Mail-In, as described as follows:

(A)    Product Review: During the Entry Period, eligible entrants can enter this Giveaway one (1) time per day by taking the following steps:

  1. go to www.Blackanddecker.com (the “Website Entry Site”);
  2. on the Website Entry Site, visit the page of the BLACK+DECKER™ product that you (the entrant) own and for which you would like to provide a review;
  3. provide your product review;
  4. complete the entry form and agree to the Terms and Conditions - Customer Ratings and Reviews; and
  5. post your review and you will be automatically entered in this Giveaway.

Each product review will qualify for one (1) entry in this Giveaway. In addition, if you upload at least one (1) photo image with your product review (in step (iii) above), you will receive a second entry in this Giveaway, for a maximum of two (2) entries per day. If a photo is included, the product reviewed must relate to the same product that is in the photo. The maximum size of the photo image cannot exceed 10MB, and must be in BMP, PNG, JPEG or GIF format and at least 100 pixels tall and 100 pixels wide. Videos are not an acceptable format for entry.  All product reviews and photo images must comply with these Official Rules, be in English and be truthful in all respects about your use of the BLACK+DECKER product. ANY entry that, IN THE PRODUCT REVIEW AND/OR PHOTO, PROMOTES any reckless or unsafe behavior of ANY BLACK+DECKER product or does not comply with BLACK+DECKER product operating instructions including does not contain proper personal protective equipment, in sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, will be REMOVED FROM the WEBSITE ENTRY SITE AND disqualified AS AN ENTRY IN THIS GIVEAWAY. Entries will be disqualified if they contain any inappropriate or offensive language (in Sponsor’s sole discretion), do not provide an honest product review, violate any third parties’ rights, or include any comments about competitive products and/or pricing.  Entries, including photos, must not include any of the following: (a) non-participating individuals, entities or locations; (b) content or materials that infringe or violate any law or regulation; (c) objectionable content or language that is crude, inappropriate or offensive to others; (d) anyone under age 18; (e) any prohibited location; and (f) content that shows any risk of harm to any person or property or depicts anything that is unsafe or could be harmful to the entrant or others. 

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(B)    Mail-In: To enter without providing a product review and/or photo, you (the entrant) can enter this Giveaway up to two (2) times per day by taking the following steps during the Entry Period:

  1. Complete a 3”x5” postcard for each entry with the following information: BLACK+DECKER Spring Cleaning Giveaway; your name (first and last); your complete mailing address; your daytime phone number; and your email address.
  2. Mail your completed postcard entry in a stamped envelope addressed to:  Black + Decker, 701 E. Joppa Road, Bldg. 600, Towson, MD 21286, ATTN: B. Quintana, and include “BLACK+DECKER Spring Cleaning Giveaway” on the stamped envelope;
  3. Mail-in entries must be postmarked during the Entry Period and received by Sponsor at the address shown in (ii) above no later than 11:59:59 PM ET on May 26, 2021;
  4. Full responsibility for the proper postage rests solely with you;
  5. Mail-in entries must be submitted by you and contain all required information;
  6. Sponsor is not responsible for any lost, late, damaged, incomplete, misdirected or illegible mail-in entries;
  7. Proof of mailing will not be deemed to be proof of receipt of any mail-in entries by Sponsor; and
  8. If you enter this Giveaway via the mail-in entry method two (2) times in a single day, you may include both of your entries in the same stamped envelope (and mailed to the address listed in (ii) above).

Each eligible entry entered during the Entry Period is herein referred to as an “Entry.” By entering this Giveaway, each entrant represents and warrants that their Entry is original, they own all right and title thereto, and their Entry does not infringe any third-party intellectual property rights. Entrants agree to assign and hereby do assign to Sponsor the ownership rights to all Entries. Once an entrant submits an Entry, the entrant cannot change or delete it. Entries will be reviewed for content by Sponsor and Sponsor reserves the right to remove any Entry, in its sole and absolute discretion where such entry contains any inappropriate or offensive language (in Sponsor’s sole discretion), does not provide an honest product review, violates any third parties’ rights, or includes any comments about competitive products and/or pricing. Entry in this Giveaway constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) for Sponsor to use entrant’s name, city, state, likeness, photo image and Entry (product review and/or photo image) for purposes of advertising, testimonials, promotion and publicity in any media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission or approval. If this Giveaway is not completed in accordance with these Official Rules the entrant’s Entry will be voided. Tampering with the entry process or the operation of this Giveaway is prohibited and any entries deemed by Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, to have been entered in this manner will be void. Entries will be disqualified if they are forged, falsified or altered in any way if Sponsor determines, in its sole and absolute discretion, that any entry does not meet the eligibility and other criteria outlined herein. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, including but not limited to commercial Giveaway subscription notification and/or entering services, will be declared invalid and disqualified. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, will be disqualified. Entrants may not share the same email address, product review, product image, entry form or mail-in postcard entry. Fraudulent product reviews and more than one product review on the same product by the same entrant will be disqualified. If an entrant enters this Giveaway via the Product Review entry method more than once in a (calendar) day, such entrant’s first Entry will be the only qualifying Entry and the other entries will be disqualified. If an entrant includes more than two (2) mail-in entries in the same stamped envelope, only two (2) will qualify as entries in this Giveaway and the others will be disqualified. The Website Entry Site identified above is the only valid entry site for entrants to enter this Giveaway via the Product Review entry method. Sponsor will not notify any entrant if their entry has been disqualified. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned to an email address by a service provider. Sponsor does not guarantee the posting of any product review or photo image.

3. RANDOM DRAWING: The random drawing will be held on or about May 28, 2021. The entry drawn will be declared the potential “Winner”. Entrants are not required to be present to win. Odds of winning depend on the total number of Entries received. AN ENTRANT IS NOT THE OFFICIAL WINNER UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT'S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN ADVISED BY SPONSOR THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.

4. NOTIFICATION / PRIZE ACCEPTANCE: The potential Winner will be notified by Sponsor via e-mail within seven (7) days after the random drawing is held. The potential Winner must accept the prize by returning to Sponsor a completed and personally signed Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within five (5) business days of Sponsor’s first notification attempt -- failure to do so will result in forfeiture of the prize. Sponsor shall have no liability for any notification that is not received by the potential Winner for any reason. If the potential Winner does not respond to notification and accept the prize as required herein or if prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable, such potential Winner will be disqualified and forfeit the prize. If the potential Winner is found to be ineligible, has not complied with these Official Rules or declines the prize such potential Winner will be disqualified and forfeit the prize. If the potential Winner is disqualified or forfeits prize, Sponsor may, but shall not be required to, select an alternate potential Winner from amongst all remaining eligible Entries.

5. PRIZE: The prize is one (1) HSMC1361SGP BLACK+DECKER 7in1 Steam-Mop™ with SteamGlove Handheld Steamer (approximate retail value $149.99). The prize will be shipped to the Winner at their USA street mailing address (cannot ship to a post office box) via Sponsor’s preferred carrier approximately up to approximately eight (8) weeks after Sponsor has declared the official Winner. If the prize is unclaimed, it will not be awarded. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize for a prize of equal or greater value, for any reason whatsoever. The prize is non-transferable, non-assignable and not redeemable for credit or cash. All income and all other taxes (federal, state and local) on the prize are sole responsibility of the Winner.

6. PUBLICITY RELEASE: Acceptance of the prize constitutes the Winner's permission for Sponsor to use Winner's Entry, name, photograph image(s), likenesses, voices, audio, biographical information, statements, product review(s), personal exposition (and any edited portion thereof), product review(s), testimonial (in whole or part), prize information and address (city and state) (collectively, "Attributes") for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, without further compensation or authorization (except where prohibited by law) and the Winner releases Sponsor from all claims arising out of the use of such Attributes.

7. ENTRY CONDITIONS AND RELEASES: By entering this Giveaway, EACH ENTRANT AGREES for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, administrators, representatives, insurers and assigns: (A) to release and hold harmless and indemnify the Giveaway Entities, Inc., Giveaway prize suppliers, all individuals and entities involved in fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting this Giveaway and each of their respective past and present officers, directors, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, representatives, licensees and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all claims, expenses, liabilities, personal injury, death, illness, property loss, litigation or damages of any kind to persons and/or property (including but not limited to invasion of privacy under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory, defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights) that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, arising out of such entrant’s entry in Giveaway and/or such entrant’s acceptance, possession, use and/or misuse of the prize; and (B) to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Released Parties from and against any and all claims, expenses and/or liabilities arising out of or relating to such entrant’s entry in this Giveaway and/or entrant’s acceptance, use and/or misuse of prize. Released Parties are not responsible for, and each entrant hereby releases the Released Parties from, any claims arising from: (i) lost, late, illegible, mutilated, misdirected, damaged, corrupted, inaccessible, inaccurate or incomplete entries, entries not received by the time designated for the Entry Period; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctions or interruptions of any computer, equipment, cable, network, hardware or software, programming, or technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or the Website Entry Site; (iii) unauthorized human intervention in the entry process or technical or human error which may occur in the administration of or processing of Entries in this Giveaway; (iv) any injury or damage to persons or property, including but not limited to entrant’s computer, hardware or software, including which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s entry in this Giveaway; and (vi) theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries and/or the Website Entry Site. Sponsor is not responsible for any electronic or typographical errors in the printing, advertisement or reproduction of these Official Rules, in any advertisement or promotional material related to this Giveaway (print or online) or in administration of this Giveaway including but not limited to prize depiction or announcement of the Winner.

8.  RELEASE OF CLAIMS (CALIFORNIA): Each entrant acknowledges that there is a possibility that, subsequent to their involvement with this Giveaway and adherence to these Official Rules, they may discover facts or incur or suffer claims which were unknown or unsuspected at the time agreeing to these Official Rules, and which if known by them at that time may have materially affected their decision to enter this Giveaway. Such entrants acknowledge and agree that by reason of these Official Rules, and the release contained in the preceding subsections, they are assuming any risk of such unknown facts and such unknown and unsuspected claims.  Such entrants acknowledge that they have read these Official Rules and, as such, hereby have been advised of the existence of Section 1542 of the California Civil Code, which provides: “A general release does not extend to claims that the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor.”

9. DISQUALIFICATION/FORCE MAJEURE: Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend or terminate this Giveaway if it determines, in its sole discretion, that this Giveaway is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of this Giveaway as contemplated herein. If an insufficient number of eligible Entries are received and/or Sponsor is prevented from awarding the prize or continuing with this Giveaway as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health or other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal, state or local government law, order, or regulation, pandemic or public health crisis (e.g. Coronavirus-19), order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend or terminate this Giveaway. If this Giveaway is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select the potential Winner in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect Entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination.  Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances.

10. DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway or the prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Giveaway, but in no event attorneys' or legal fees; and (3) unless otherwise prohibited, under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Maryland, USA without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of State of Maryland, USA or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Maryland, USA.

11. OFFICIAL RULES: For these Official Rules or the Winner’s name, send a self-addressed envelope to: BLACK+DECKER Spring Cleaning Giveaway, 701 E. Joppa Road, Mail Stop TW230, Towson, MD 21286, Attn.: S. Miller. Requests must be received by July 1, 2021.