2020 HYDRO FRONTLINE HEROES CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING.
ELIGIBILITY: The Hydro Frontline Heroes Contest (“Contest”) begins on April 22, 2020 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends June 30, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) (“Contest Period”). Only janitors, custodians, building service contractors and other facility cleaning employees working in the United States and Canada are eligible for consideration under this Contest (“Hero(es)”). Those working for government agencies are not eligible. Void where prohibited. Employees, representatives, agents, directors, and officers of Sponsor, and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising agencies, public relations agencies and prize suppliers (including any vendors providing services in connection with this Contest) (collectively, the “Sponsor Affiliates”), members of their immediate families (i.e., spouse, mother, father, parents-in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren) and persons domiciled with them are not eligible for consideration under this Contest.
NOMINATIONS: Individuals may nominate a Hero by visiting https://hydrosystemsco.com/COVID-19/ (the “Website”) and following the on-screen instructions to nominate the Hero.
In order to successfully nominate a Hero in the Contest, you must provide all information requested by Sponsor via the Website or otherwise and meet the conditions set forth below. As part of the nomination process, you will be required to provide a short bio (500 words or less) on why your nominee is deserving of recognition. There is no limit on the number of nominations you may submit. Illegible and incomplete entries are void and will not be reviewed. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries or entries not received or not processed regardless of cause. Entries will not be returned to you.
You further represent and warrant to Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates that (a) you have obtained the express approval and permission from any person who may appear or be mentioned in any way in your entry, and (b) Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliate’s use of your entry (including, without limitation, any photos) will not result in the infringement of any copyright, trademark, right of publicity, privacy or other legal right of any third party.
Selection of Potential Winners: Throughout the nomination entry period, a committee of judges consisting of employees/representatives of Sponsor (the “Panel”) will evaluate all qualifying nominations using the following criteria, as weighted in the Panel’s sole discretion: (i) the quality of nomination(s) and (ii) the compelling nature of the nomination(s). Over the duration of the Contest, the Panel will select ten (10) individuals as potential winners based on the Judging Criteria. All decisions of the Panel are final.
For a potential winner to become a winner (“Winner”) (i) Sponsor will contact each potential winner and (ii) the potential winner must consent to participate in the Contest by responding within five (5) days of Sponsor’s initial notification, and providing all information requested by Sponsor. Upon each potential winner’s verification of compliance with these Official Rules and consent to participate in the Contest, each potential winner will become a Winner.
Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Rules, including any of above dates (including but not limited to the Contest Period and the date of selection of the potential winner), if Sponsor (in its sole discretion) deems such modification necessary to ensure fairness and/or preserve the spirit or goals of the Contest.
PRIZES: Sponsor will award each of the ten (10) Winners one (1) JBL® Wireless Bluetooth Speaker. From those ten (10) Winners, one (1) overall Winner will be selected and Sponsor will make a $2,500 donation to the food bank of their choice. Restrictions may apply. Prizes awarded to each Winner are subject to the express requirement that the Winner submit to Sponsor all documentation requested by Sponsor to permit compliance with all applicable state, federal, and local tax reporting and withholding requirements.
Neither Sponsor nor Sponsor Affiliates make or offer any warranty or guarantee, either express or implied (including, without limitation, quality, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose) in connection with this Contest or any prize. Prize details and availability are subject to change, in which case a prize of equal value may be substituted at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prizes consist only of the items listed, are non-transferable, with no cash redemption or substitution except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Federal, state or local taxes on prizes, if any, and any other costs, fees or expenses not listed above are your sole responsibility.
NOTIFICATION: After the conclusion of the Contest Period, each potential winner will be notified by available phone number or mail/email address, as determined solely by Sponsor, to verify their compliance with these Official Rules and consent to become Winners. To claim any prize, or to become a Winner, Sponsor may require the potential winner to complete, sign, and return Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release/Publicity Release forms, and other applicable documents, postmarked within ten (10) days of the date on the notification. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, is disqualified, or fails to timely execute and return any required forms, the next potential winner will be selected from among the other eligible entries. Under no circumstances will more than the advertised number of prizes be awarded.
PUBLICITY & MARKETING: BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, YOU AGREE THAT SPONSOR AND EACH SPONSOR AFFILIATE HAS THE ABSOLUTE RIGHT AND PERMISSION TO PUBLISH YOUR ENTRY ON THE WEBSITE AND TO BROADCAST, PUBLISH, OR OTHERWISE USE (IN ANY OTHER CHANNEL OR MEDIUM) YOUR ENTRY, INCLUDING THE PHOTO, YOUR BUSINESS NAME, BIOGRAPHICAL AND OTHER INFORMATION PROVIDED AS PART OF YOUR ENTRY FOR ANY COMMERCIAL, PUBLICITY, OR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSE WITHOUT LIMITATION, REVIEW OR APPROVAL, OR COMPENSATION TO YOU. BY ENTERING, YOU GRANT SPONSOR AND EACH SPONSOR AFFILIATE AN EXCLUSIVE, ROYALTY-FREE AND IRREVOCABLE LICENSE AND RIGHT (BUT NOT THE OBLIGATION) TO TELECAST, BROADCAST, COPY, EDIT, ADAPT, MODIFY, REPRODUCE, PUBLISH, CREATE DERIVATIVE WORKS OF, DISTRIBUTE, USE, OR OTHERWISE PUBLICLY DISPLAY ANY OR ALL OF YOUR ENTRIES, OR ANY PORTION THEREOF (INCLUDING ANY VIDEOS, PHOTOS OR OTHER CONTENT SUBMITTED OR PROVIDED TO SPONSOR), IN ANY MANNER OR MEDIUM THROUGHOUT THE WORLD IN PERPETUITY, FOR COMMERCIAL, PUBLICITY, OR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES, AND TO LICENSE OTHERS TO DO SO, WITHOUT LIMITATION, REVIEW OR APPROVAL, OR COMPENSATION TO YOU.
NO LIABILITY & INDEMNIFICATION: Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates are not responsible for and entrants release each from any failures of any kind (whether caused by computer, technical, or human error) which may either limit the entrant’s ability to submit an entry, claim a prize, or otherwise participate in this Contest, or Sponsor’s ability to include all eligible entries, notify potential winners, or otherwise execute this Contest in the manner intended. Entrants further release and agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever arising from injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property (including, without limitation, real property and personal property) which may be sustained in connection with this Contest including, but not limited to: (a) your participation in this Contest; (b) the receipt, ownership or use of any prize awarded; and (c) your breach of any of the terms in these Official Rules.
OTHER TERMS: Decisions of Sponsor on all matters related to the Contest are final. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest for any reason, including but not limited to, if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the Contest, or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper administration of the Contest as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify or prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation or with any provision in these Official Rules.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL & CIVIL LAWS. SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY AND/OR SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY INDIVIDUAL MAKING ANY SUCH ATTEMPTS TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY: Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify or prohibit your participation in this Contest if fraud or tampering is suspected; if you fail to comply with any requirement of participation or with any provision in these Official Rules; if the nature of your business and/or your behavior or communication at any point is disruptive, may or does cause damage or to any person, property, or to the reputation of Sponsor, or is otherwise not in accordance with all applicable laws and generally accepted social practices, all as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
WINNER LIST: The final winners list will be posted to the Website on or about the week of July 6, 2020.
SPONSOR: Hydro Systems Company, 3798 Round Bottom Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45244