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POST-IT® BRAND 7 DAYS OF COLOR SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES
A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING
The Post-it® Brand 7 Days of Color Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 p.m. Central Time on January 5, 2015 and ends at 12:00:00 p.m. CT on March 31, 2015.
3M Company, Post-it® Brand, 3M Stationery and Office Supplies Division, 3M Center, Building 223-
3S-03, St. Paul, MN 55144 .
Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia
who are at least 18 years old as of the date of entry (except residents of AL and NE who must be at least 19
years old and residents of MS who must be at least 21 years old as of the date of entry). Void where prohibited
or restricted by law.
HOW TO ENTER:
During the Sweepstakes Period, an eligible person may enter the Sweepstakes by visiting
www.post-it.com/color and clicking on the link to the Sweepstakes page. Prospective entrants will be asked to: A)
complete the Sweepstakes entry form with all required information, which will include first and last name, phone
number, email address and birth year; B) sign up for 7 Days of Color Emails; C) answer 2 short questions; and
D) indicate that they have read, accept, and agree to be bound by these Official Rules, to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes (individually “Entry” and collectively “Entries”).
TWO WAYS TO GET ONE (1) ADDITIONAL ENTRY:
1) Log on to Instagram and post a photo or video on your Instagram account with the hashtag #postitcolorsweeps that shows how color plays a role in your life (an “Entry”). Entry must conform to the entry requirements (“Entry Requirements”) described below.
2) Log on to your non-private Twitter account and post a Tweet that describes how colors plays a role in your
life that includes the hashtag #postitcolorsweeps and tag @postitproducts (an “Entry”). Prospective entrants
must follow @postitproducts to enter via this method of entry. Entry must conform to the Entry Requirements.
General Entry Terms: Once an Entry is submitted, it may not be edited. No correspondence regarding the screening or verification of Entries will be undertaken by Sponsor. Entries will not be judged.
Limit two (2) Entries per person during the Sweepstakes Period.
ADDITIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
For Instagram and Twitter Entries, used herein, “Content” refers to all information, answers, materials, photos, videos, images, hashtags, descriptions, or other content you submit in connection with your Sweepstakes Entry.
Entrants represent and warrant that their Content: (i) is the original work of such Entrant and such Entrant must
solely own all copyright to such Content; (ii) has not been previously published; (iii) has not been copied from
others; (iv) has not previously won awards; (v) does not violate or infringe on any rights of any other person or
entity as set forth in the Entry requirements below ; (vi) they have permission from any person who’s name,
likeness or voice is used in the Content; and (viii) publication of the Content via various media including Web
posting will not infringe on the rights of any third party. All Entrants indemnify and hold harmless, Released
Parties (defined above) from any claims to the contrary. Any Entrant whose Content includes likenesses of third
parties or contains elements not owned by the Entrant (such as, but not limited to, depictions of persons,
buildings, trademarks or logos) must be able to provide legal releases for such use including Sponsor’s use of
such entry, in a form satisfactory to administrator, upon request.
By submitting Content, you agree that your Content is gratuitous and made without restriction, and will not place
Sponsor under any obligation, that Sponsor is free to use or otherwise disclose the ideas contained in the
Content on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas without any additional compensation to
you. You acknowledge that, by acceptance of your Content, Sponsor does not waive any rights to use similar or
related ideas previously known to Sponsor, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than
All Content submitted by you must conform to the additional Entry Requirements set forth herein:
• Content must NOT include anything which is sexually explicit, obscene, pornographic, violent,
discriminatory (based on race, sex, religion, natural origin, physical disability, sexual orientation or age),
or unnecessarily violent;
• Content cannot promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the
foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or
• Content cannot be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group;
• Content cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor or its products, or
other people, products or companies;
• Content cannot infringe trademarks, logos or trade dress owned by others, or advertise or promote any
brand or product of any kind (other than products contained in your entry), or contain any personal
identification other than Entrants;
• Content (including background images and artwork, if any) cannot infringe on copyrighted materials owned
by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art or images published on or in
websites, television, movies or other media) without permission (Sponsor does not permit the infringement of
others’ rights and any use of materials not original to the Entrant is grounds for disqualification from the
• Content cannot contain materials embodying the names, likenesses, photographs, voice, or other indicia
identifying any person, living or dead, without permission;
• Content cannot communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill
to which Sponsor wishes to associate; and
• Content cannot depict, and cannot itself, be in violation of any law.
Any Entry that includes Content that does not comply with the Entry Requirements will not trigger an entry into the Sweepstakes and may be removed at the Sponsor’s sole discretion.
CONTENT POSTED TO ANY WEBSITE WERE NOT EDITED BY SPONSOR AND ARE THE
VIEWS/OPINIONS OF THE INDIVIDUAL ENTRANT AND DO NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS OF SPONSOR IN
ANY MANNER. Any waiver of any obligation hereunder by Sponsor does not constitute a general waiver of any
obligation to Entrants. Sponsor reserves the right to waive any Entry requirements set forth herein in its
reasonable discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to, and may or may not, monitor/screen Entries and Content.
Sponsor grants Entrants a limited, revocable, non-sublicensable license to use Sponsor’s name, product,
trademarks and logos (collectively, “Sponsor’s IP”) for the sole purpose of entering this Sweepstakes. Entrants
are not permitted to make any further use of Sponsor’s IP for any purpose whatsoever. In addition, Entrants
recognize that all rights, titles and interests in Sponsor’s IP shall vest exclusively to the Sponsor, and Entrant
agrees that he or she has not and will not take any action that might harm or adversely affect such rights. No
rights, titles or interests in and to the Sponsor’s IP, except for the limited license granted to Entrant in these
Official Rules, are transferred or created. Each Entrant further acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor’s IP
rights are valid and enforceable, and that Entrant shall do nothing to challenge the validity or enforceability of
Sponsor’s IP in any forum. Entrants agree that the use of Sponsor’s IP is permitted only for the purpose of
making a submission in this Sweepstakes, and that any use of Sponsor’s IP (whether in the Entry or otherwise)
beyond this scope infringes the rights of Sponsor and will result in irreparable harm to Sponsor.
By submitting an Entry, you grant Sponsor and its agents a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such Entry’s Content in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, (including websites and social media platforms), and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or
marketing purposes. Entries will not be acknowledged.
Potential Prize winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about April 8, 2015 from among all eligible entries received. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Limit one (1) Prize per person/household.
GRAND PRIZE AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (“ARV”):
Two (2) Grand Prizes – each Winner has a choice of one of the following trips:
New York City – a trip for two (2) to New York City, NY. Prize includes round-trip economy class air
transportation for two (2) (specific air carrier to be chosen at Sponsor’s sole discretion) from a major U.S. airport
near winner’s residence to New York City, NY; 6 days/5 nights at Sponsor-specified hotel (one room, double
occupancy); transfers to/from airport and hotel and $1,000, awarded as a check made out to the winner. ARV:
Bora Bora – a trip for two (2) to Bora Bora, French Polynesia. Prize includes round-trip economy class air
transportation for two (2) (specific air carrier to be chosen at Sponsor’s sole discretion) from a major U.S. airport near winner’s residence to Papaeete; 8 days/7 nights at Sponsor-specified hotel (one room, double occupancy); boat transfer to Bora Bora a $1,000, awarded as a check made out to the winner. ARV: $7,700.
Marrakech – a trip for two (2) to Marrakech, Morocco. Prize includes round-trip economy class air transportation for two (2) (specific air carrier to be chosen at Sponsor’s sole discretion) from a major U.S. airport near winner’s residence to Marrakech; 8 days/7 nights at Sponsor-specified hotel (one room, double occupancy); transfers to/from airport and hotel and $1,000, awarded as a check made out to the winner. ARV: $7,925.
Bali – a trip for two (2) to Bali, Indonesia. Prize includes round-trip economy class air transportation for two (2) (specific air carrier to be chosen at Sponsor’s sole discretion) from a major U.S. airport near winner’s residence to Denpasser; 8 days/7 nights at Sponsor-specified hotel (one room, double occupancy); transfers to/from airport and hotel and $1,000, awarded as a check made out to the winner. ARV: $6,050.
Rio de Janeiro – a trip for two (2) to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Prize includes round-trip economy class air
transportation for two (2) (specific air carrier to be chosen at Sponsor’s sole discretion) from a major U.S. airport
nearest to winner’s residence to Rio de Janeiro; 8 days/7 nights at Sponsor-specified hotel (one room, double
occupancy); transfers to/from airport and hotel a $1,000, awarded as a check made out to the winner. ARV:
Each Grand Prize also includes one (1) Post-it® Products prize pack. Actual retail value of each Grand Prize will
depend on airfare fluctuations and winner’s point of departure/return. Any difference between stated approximate
retail value and actual value of prize will not be awarded. If Grand Prize winner elects to travel without a travel
companion, no additional compensation will be awarded in lieu thereof. Grand Prize winner and guest must travel
on the same itinerary and possess required travel documents (i.e. valid photo ID or passport for outside the
United States) prior to departure. All travel-related expenses not set forth herein, including but not limited to
ground and/or boat transportation (not stated herein), meals, luggage fees, gratuities and incidental hotel and
personal expenses are the sole responsibility of the winner. Accommodations are subject to availability and
certain restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Once trip is booked, any changes made at winner’s request
are at winner’s expense. Travel must be booked and completed within one (1) year of award date. Prize consists
of only the items specifically listed as the prize. Guest of winner will be required to complete a liability/publicity
release before travel will be booked. A winner may only bring a minor (as determined by his/her state of
residence) as a guest if the winner is the minor’s parent/legal guardian, in which case the winner will be required
to complete paperwork on minor’s behalf.
FIRST AND SECOND PRIZES AND ARVs:
Five (5) First Prizes – a $1,000 prepaid gift card and a Post-it® Brand Products prize pack. ARV: $1,050 per prize. Ten (10) Second Prizes – a Post-it® Brand and Scotch® Brand Products prize pack. ARV: $50 per prize.
The total maximum approximate retail value of all prizes available to be won is $21,600. Sponsor, in its
sole discretion, reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of prize by winner permitted, other than those stated herein.
Potential winners who entered via the website will be notified by
email. Potential winners who entered via Twitter post or Instagram post will be notified via a direct message
using the same platform and will be required to contact Sponsor at the email address provided within 5 days of such notification or prize will be forfeited. Potential winners who entered via Twitter post or Instagram post may be required to demonstrate control of the winning account. Potential Grand and First Prize winners must sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability/Publicity Release Form, where permitted, within ten (10) days of attempted notification. Guest of a Grand Prize winner must sign and return a Release of Liability/Publicity
Release Form prior to booking trip. Noncompliance with these rules, or return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable, will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected.
By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these
Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all matters relating to this
Sweepstakes. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of winner. All federal, state and local
laws and regulations apply. Sponsor will report value of prize as required by law. Grand and First Prize winners
will be issued an IRS Form 1099 for the retail value of the prize and are advised to seek independent counsel
regarding the tax implications of his/her respective prize winnings. All materials submitted become the property of
the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged Grand Prize winners are solely responsible for the actions of any
guest during trip. By accepting prize, winners consent to the use of his/her name, photograph or likeness for
publicity or advertising purposes without further compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law. By
participating, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor and the Released Parties, Twitter Inc.,
Instagram, LLC, from any and all liability with respect to or in any way arising from or in connection with this
Sweepstakes and/or acceptance or use of the prize, including liability for personal injury, bodily injury, death,
damages, and/or loss. The failure of either Sponsor or the Released Parties to comply with any provision of
these Official Rules due to an act of God, act of domestic terrorism, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake,
terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of either (excepting
compliance with applicable codes and regulations) or other force majeure event will not be considered a breach
of these Official Rules. Sponsor and the Released Parties are not responsible for any typographical or other error
in the printing, the offering, or the announcement of any prizes or in the administration of the promotion.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (i) technical failures of any kind,
including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software, delay in
operation or transmission, communications line failure, technology outage, theft or destruction or unauthorized
access to, or alteration of entries, whether caused by the sender or any of the equipment or programming
associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (ii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or
telephone or Internet service; (iii) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process of the
Sweepstakes; (iv) electronic, clerical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes
or the transmission, receipt or processing of entries or notification of winners; or (v) any injury or damage to
persons or property, including but not limited to entrant’s computer, hardware or software, which may be caused,
directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes. Without limiting the
generality of the foregoing, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate, modify, cancel or
suspend the Sweepstakes if fraud, misconduct, technical failures including any network server or hardware
failure, viruses, bugs, errors in programming, security, or any other errors or other causes beyond the control of
Sponsor corrupt the administration, security, or proper administration of the Sweepstakes as determined by
Sponsor. In the event of termination, a notice will be posted online and the drawing will be conducted from
among all eligible entries received prior to termination. In the event a dispute arises regarding specific individual
entitled to receive prize, entry will be declared made by the “authorized email account holder” and any damage
made to the Web site will also be the responsibility of the authorized email account holder of the email address
submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized email account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned
to an email address, Twitter account, and/or Instagram account by an Internet access provider, online service
provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email
addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Entrants may be requested to provide
Sponsor with proof that the entrant is the authorized email account holder of the email address associated with
the account/submission. Proof of submitting entries will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Multiple
entrants are not permitted to share the same email addresses, Twitter or Instagram accounts. Any attempt by an
entrant to obtain more than two (2) entries per day by using multiple/different email addresses, Twitter or
Instagram accounts or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use
of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Under no circumstances,
including negligence, shall the Released Parties be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or
consequential damages that result from the use of or inability to use the web site, or out of any breach of any
warranty. This exclusion or limitation of liability will not apply to the extent that any applicable statute prohibits
such exclusion or limitation of liability. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE
SPONSOR’S WEB SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME
JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES; CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS
FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR RESTRICTIONS. Any attempt by an
entrant or other individual to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of this
promotion, including but not limited to any fraudulent claims, may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should
such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages from any such individual,
to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of
these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Participant engaging in any of the foregoing
activities may be disqualified and will forfeit any prizes won. Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or
inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any equipment or programming
associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; nor is Sponsor responsible for technical failures of any kind,
including but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions or disconnections in phone lines or network or software,
unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes, technical or human error
which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or any injury or damages
to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation
in the Sweepstakes.
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these Official Rules and Sweepstakes materials. By participating in this Sweepstakes, you acknowledge and
agree that all information and material, including any personal information provided in your entry materials,
affidavits, and releases, will be collected, used and disclosed by Administrator, Sponsor and its authorized
agents, representatives, and other third parties involved in the execution, administration, or hosting of this
Sweepstakes, for the purposes of administering the Sweepstakes and prize fulfillment and may be further
publicized as described above.
APPLICABLE LAWS AND JURISDICTION.
This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and
local laws and regulations. Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the Minnesota. All disputes arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes will be resolved individually, and without resort to class action, exclusively by a state or federal
court located in Minnesota. Should there be a conflict between the laws of the Minnesota and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the Minnesota. All judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket damages (excluding attorneys’ fees) associated with participation in this Sweepstakes and shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages.
WINNERS LIST OR OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST:
For the names of the winners or a copy of the Official Rules (designate which), send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org to be received by 4/15/15.
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