3-m Scotch-Brite – Brand X The Cleaning Lady – Win one $500 American Express gift card
BRAND x THE CLEANING LADY SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Scotch-BriteTM
Brand x The Cleaning Lady Sweepstakes (the
“Sweepstakes”) begins at 9:00:00 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on September 16, 2022 and ends at
11:59:59 p.m. CT on September 19, 2022 (“Sweepstakes Period”).
Brand, 3M Company, 3M Center, St. Paul, MN 55144 (the “Sponsor”).
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the
District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old (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) at the time of entry
(“Entrant”). Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees and officers of the 3M Company the
“Promotional Participants” and companies involved in the design, implementation, and execution of
Sweepstakes and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and advertising/
promotional agencies (collectively, the “Promotional Participants”) and their immediate family
members (mother, father, sister, brother, husband, wife, daughter, son, step-father, step-mother, step-
daughter, step-son, step-brother, step-sister, half-brother, and half-sister and spouses of each) and/or
those living in the same household of each such person are not eligible to enter or win.
AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to abide
by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding
in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, to participate and enter, eligible Entrants are
required to have an Instagram account (an “Account”). Instagram accounts are free. If you do not
already have an Account, visit www.instagram.com to create an Account. By submitting your
information and creating an Account, you will be required to agree to the Instagram terms of service
and privacy notice. If you do not agree on Instagram’s terms of service and privacy notice, you cannot
create an Account or participate in this Sweepstakes.
Once you have an Account, you must follow @scotchbrite on Instagram if you don’t already do so.
During the Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor will post about the Sweepstakes in their Instagram feed
@scotchbrite (the “Sweepstakes Post”). Comment on the Sweepstakes Post as directed along with
#sweepstakes and the sponge emoji used in the Sweepstakes Post to receive one (1) entry into the
Sweepstakes (“Entry”). For purposes of this Sweepstakes, only Entries that are recorded through
Instagram’s servers will be considered.
By commenting on the Sweepstakes Post, you affirm that you have read, understand and agree to
these Official Rules. Entrants understand that they are posting at their sole risk. Sponsor is not
responsible for any claims arising from a comment, specifically including, but not limited to, claims for
intellectual property infringement and privacy rights violations, as well as violations of the respective
social media site’s terms and conditions.
Any Entry with comments containing any of the following will be disqualified: (1) Critical or spiteful
comments on other comments posted or their authors; (2) infringement of the intellectual property or
other rights of a third party; (3) any content that promotes use of alcohol, tobacco, firearms/weapons,
or any violent, unsafe or dangerous behavior, activities or situations, anything which incites,
encourages or depicts dangerous conduct, stunts or tricks, or behavior or acts that are unsafe,
wrongful or immoral; (4) threats to any person, place, business or group; (5) profanity or obscenities,
any lewd or sexually explicit suggestive content; or other language not suitable for a public forum; (6)
commercial, political, religious, “spam content” or third party advertising or references to other offers,
websites, etc.; (7) defamatory words or statements, including words or symbols that are unacceptably
offensive to individuals on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation or
membership in a socioeconomic group; (8) anything that would disparage or offend persons or
organizations associated with Sponsor; (9) email addresses, URLs, phone numbers, physical
addresses, or other forms of contact information; (10) names or logos of non-3M companies or
brands; (11) any use of a Scotch-BriteTM
Brand product that is not recommended by 3M or contrary to
directions for use or (12) anything that violates federal, state or local laws and regulations.
You may comment on the Sweepstakes Post(s) as much as you like, however there is a limit of one
(1) Entry per person, regardless of the number of comments a person may make. Only an Entrant’s
first comment on any Sweepstakes Post will count as an Entry. Multiple participants are not permitted
to share the same Instagram account/username. Any attempt by an Entrant to obtain more than one
(1) Entry by using multiple/different Instagram accounts or any other methods, will void all of that
Entrant’s attempted Entries and that Entrant may be disqualified.
RANDOM DRAWING AND WINNER NOTIFICATION: Five (5) potential winners will be selected in a
random drawing held on or about September 20, 2022 from all eligible entries received during the
Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received. Potential
winners will be asked for an eligible email address by Instagram Direct Message and will then be
notified by email and be required to respond within the timing specified in the email. In addition, the
potential Grand Prize winner will be required to complete and sign a W-9, a Declaration of Eligibility, a
Liability Release and, where lawful, a Publicity Release form within five (5) days of attempted
notification. If the potential Grand Prize winner does not return documents in a timely manner, the
prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner at the Sponsor’s sole discretion, time
permitting. In the event a potential winner does not accept the prize, or if prize/prize notification is not
deliverable, returned or a potential winner is ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules,
the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion, time
permitting. The Sponsor is not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected or
unsuccessful efforts to notify the potential winners. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a
winner, such winner will be deemed to be the person whose name appears on the Instagram account
associated with the Instagram username at the time of Entry
FIVE (5) PRIZES AND APRROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (ARV): One (1) Grand Prize winner will
receive one (1) $500 American Express gift card, a one (1) year supply of Scotch-Brite cleaning
products and a Cleaning Lady prize pack. ARV: $700. Four (4) First Prize winners will receive one (1)
$100 American Express gift card, a one (1) year supply of Scotch-Brite cleaning products and a
Cleaning Lady prize pack. ARV: $300 each. The total value of all prizes available to be won is $1,900.
Prizes consist of only the items specified by the Sponsor. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the
right to substitute prize with a prize of equal or greater value should the advertised prize become
unavailable for any reason. Gift cards are not redeemable or exchangeable for cash and are subject
to all terms and conditions of use as established by issuer. No substitution, cash redemption or
transfer of prize by winner permitted. Prize must be accepted as awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled
approximately 2-4 weeks after all winners are confirmed. Limit one (1) prize per person/household.
GENERAL RULES: All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of winner. All federal,
state and local laws and regulations apply. All materials submitted become the property of the
Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. By accepting prize, winner consents (and agrees
to confirm in writing) 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, the Promotional Participants and
Instagram 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 the Sponsor to comply with any provision of these Official
Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, pandemic, epidemic, outbreak,
terrorism, act of public enemies, or actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of
Sponsor (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 Promotional Participants are
not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing, the offering, or the announcement
of any prize or in the administration of the Sweepstakes.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: The Sponsor and Promotional Participants are not responsible for: (i)
technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, phone,
tablet, 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 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 winner; or (v) any injury or damage to persons or
property, including but not limited to Entrant’s computer, phone, tablet, hardware, software or
technical errors of any kind including any injury or damage to any person’s wireless device, 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, and the drawing will be conducted from among all eligible Entries
received prior to termination. Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall the Promotional
Participants 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. 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.
PRIVACY: All personal information submitted by you as part of this Sweepstakes will be treated in
http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/WW3/Country/Corp/Privacy/), except as otherwise
described in these Official Rules and Sweepstakes materials. By participating, 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 the 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 state of 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 state of Minnesota and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in
favor of the laws of the state of 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 REQUEST: For the names of the winners, send a self-addressed, stamped (#10)
envelope to: The Scotch-BriteTM
Brand x The Cleaning Lady Sweepstakes Winners List, Gage, 10000
Highway 55, Minneapolis, MN 55441. Requests must be received by October 21, 2022. Responses to
win list requests will be made after all winners are confirmed.
3M and Scotch-Brite are trademarks of 3M. © 3M 2022. All Rights Reserved.
This Sweepstakes in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram.
This Sweepstakes in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with American
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open only to legal residents of 50 US/DC, 18+ (19+ NE
& AL and 21+ in MS). Void where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes begins 9:00:00 a.m. CT on 9/16/22
& ends at 11:59:59 p.m. CT on 9/19/22 LIMIT 1 ENTRY PER PERSON. Odds of winning depend
upon the number of eligible entries received. Subject to the Official Rules. Sponsor: Scotch-BriteTM
Brand, 3M, St. Paul, MN 55144.
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