Brother – Countdown To 2021 – Win one of the three (3) Prizes consisting of $2021 USD

Brother International Corporation (“Brother” or “Sponsor”)
Official Sweepstakes Rules (“Official Rules”)
“Countdown To 2021 ” (“Sweepstakes”)
Enter to win one (1) $2,021.00 USD, $1,000.00 USD OR $500.00 USD Check
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
Making a purchase will not affect the odds of winning.
To Enter:
1. Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on December 27, 2020
through 11:59 p.m. ET December 31, 2020 (“Sweepstakes Period”).
2. Eligibility: To enter the Sweepstakes you (“Entrant”) must be a lawful permanent resident of the
Contiguous United States or the District of Columbia, have reached the age of majority in the state
which you reside and hold a valid U.S. driver’s license. Sweepstakes void in Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico,
the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. territories, possessions, and military installations located in foreign
countries, and where restricted or prohibited by law. The Sweepstakes and any website pages and
advertisements relating thereto are intended for viewing only within the United States. Entrant
is not authorized to participate in the Sweepstakes if Entrant is not located within the contiguous United
States. Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor, or any of their respective affiliates, retailers,
subsidiaries, dealers, representatives, agents, consultants, contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public
relations and marketing agencies, web site providers, web masters, and members of their immediate
families (spouses, parents, siblings and children, regardless of where they live) and those living in the
same household are not eligible to enter or win. Sponsor reserves the right to verify the eligibility of
winner (“Winner”). Participation constitutes Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official
Rules and to Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
One (1) entry per person per day. Any attempt by participant to obtain more than one entry per day
using multiple/different address, identities, registrations and/or logins or any other methods will void
that participant’s entries and that participant may be disqualified. Late, lost, delayed or incomplete
entries will not be eligible. Proof of sending will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Brother.
3. How to Enter: Online entries only. Only one entry per person per day during the Sweepstakes Period.
To enter this Sweepstakes, please access the Sponsor’s sweepstakes page each day during the
Sweepstakes Period located at https://www.brother-usa.com/sweepstakes-2021
. An Eligible Entry is defined as having the following; the Entrant must follow the online instructions and
must provide all required information; including their name, address, phone number a valid email
address and photo.
Any submission that does not comply with these Requirements or is otherwise inappropriate, indecent,
or obscene, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may be disqualified. Any potential Winner
must also complete all legal documents that may be required by Sponsor (including, but not limited to,
contracts, releases, and other elements of an Entrant’s submission) and return them to Sponsor within
seven (7) days after receipt of such documents. Noncompliance will result in disqualification of the
Winner and an alternate Winner will be selected from among all remaining eligible entries.
4. Prizes and Drawings: Three (3) random winners will receive one of the three (3) Prizes consisting of
$2,201 USD, $1,000 USD, or $500.00 USD check made out to the winner. All taxes on Prize and expenses
relating to acceptance and use of the Prize not specified herein are the sole responsibility of Winner.
This is a game of chance and the winning entry will be randomly selected from all Eligible Entries
received during the Sweepstakes Period up until the date of the drawing. Limit one prize package per
person. The odds of winning any drawing will vary on the number of Eligible Entries received. The
drawing will occur at the Brother Headquarters at 200 Crossing Boulevard, Bridgewater, New Jersey on
January 4, 2021. Winner will be notified not later than January 8, 2021.
5. Notification and Verification of Winner. Brother will notify the Winner through a phone call and/or e-
mail message sent to the e-mail address and phone number provided by Entrant on the online entry
form. Winner must respond to Brother within seven (7) days of notification, and provide a mailing
address to Brother at this time. If the Winner cannot be reached or if Winner cannot accept the Prize as
stated the Prize will be forfeited in its entirety and awarded to an alternate winner. The prize will be
shipped to the Winner at the address specified by Winner upon time of notification within four (4) to six
(6) weeks from the date Winner was confirmed. Prize Winner may be required to sign, have notarized
and return to Brother an affidavit of eligibility/release of liability, federal and state tax release, and
where legal, a publicity release, within seven (7) days of issuance of notification. Failure to complete and
return documents in the time noted, or if prize notification is returned as undeliverable, will result in
Entrant being disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected and notified.
6. Limitations of Liability: BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT BROTHER
INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION AND THEIR AFFILIATES, FRANCHISEES, SUBSIDIARIES,
REPRESENTATIVES, CONSULTANTS, CONTRACTORS, LEGAL COUNSEL, ADVERTISING, PUBLIC RELATIONS,
MARKETING, WEB SITE PROVIDERS, WEB MASTERS, AND ADMINISTRATOR, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE
OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AND AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED
PARTIES”) WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY ENTRANTS
AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS,
INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, OR PROPERTY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY
OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE, OR USE OF THE PRIZE, ENTRY, OR
PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES RELATED ACTIVITY, INCLUDING BUT
NOT LIMITED TO TRAVEL, OR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION OR INVASION OF
PRIVACY, OR MERCHANDISE OR PRIZE DELIVERY. ENTRANTS AGREE THAT THE RELEASED PARTIES WILL
NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INJURIES, DAMAGES, OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING
DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES TO PERSONS, INCLUDING
DEATH, OR TO PROPERTY ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO AND USE OF INTERNET SITES
WWW.BROTHER.COM, OR THE UPLOADING TO OR DOWNLOADING FROM SUCH SITES AND/OR
PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM SAID SITES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING,
EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING THE WEB SITE, IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT
WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT.
SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY FOR
INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE
ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY. CHECK LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR
LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS. THE RELEASED PARTIES WILL NOT BE
RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTS OF GOD, ACTS OF TERRORISM, CIVIL DISTURBANCES, WORK STOPPAGE OR ANY
OTHER NATURAL DISASTER OUTSIDE THEIR CONTROL THAT MAY CAUSE THE CANCELLATION OR
POSTPONEMENT OF THE EVENT.
7. UGC: By submitting a photo and entering the Sweepstakes you provide your permission for Brother
and its affiliates to use your content. By providing your permission, you represent and warrant that you
own the content (avatar, text, profile, images and videos) and there are no other entities with
ownership claims over it. You grant Brother a non-exclusive and non-revocable commercial right to
reproduce the content in any form (including, but not limited to, video, internet posting, reproduction,
display, email, publication, and distribution), either through our own services or services provided by
third parties, throughout the world in any medium now known or later developed and without
restriction or limitation. You agree that your content may be used by Brother or by others under
Brother’s direction to create derivative works either alone or in conjunction with sketches, cartoons,
captions, films, art work, textural matter or other photographs. You hereby release Brother and its
successors and assigns from any and all claims arising out of their use of your name, testimonial
statement, image, likeness, and social media handle as agreed to in this document, including without
limitation any claims based on the right of publicity or privacy. While Brother will make commercially
reasonable efforts to give you credit for your content and provide a link back to your content or account,
you agree that such credit is not mandatory and your permission for us to use your content is not
contingent upon such credit being given. You waive any right to inspect and/or approve the finished
work incorporating the content or the advertising copy that may be used in connection therewith or the
use of which said finished work may be applied. Further, you waive any claims to royalties with regards
to your content or our finished work.
8. Publicity release: Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes
Winner’s grant to Sponsor, which grant will be confirmed in writing upon request of Sponsor, its
subsidiaries, affiliates, retailers, distributors, advertising and Sweepstakes agencies, suppliers, and those
acting pursuant to its authority, the right and permission to print, publish, broadcast, and use,
worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the world wide
web, at any time or times, such Winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, opinions and
biographical information (including but not limited to hometown and state) for advertising, trade, and
Sweepstakes purposes (including the announcement of his or her name on television, online or radio
broadcast) without additional consideration, compensation, permission, or notification.
9. General Conditions: Only one entry per person per day during the Sweepstakes Period. Use of
automated entries or programs, or entries submitted by third parties, is prohibited and will be
disqualified. Entries must be received by the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor’s computer is the
official time-keeping device for entries. Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries. Entries void if forged or
obtained/submitted outside authorized channels. All Entrants must have internet access prior to the
start date of the Sweepstakes. Any costs associated with accessing the Website is the Entrant’s
responsibility, and is dependent on the internet service provider used by the Entrant. Proof of sending
or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Multiple Entrants are not permitted
to share the same email address. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an Entrant, the
authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the Entrant. The
“authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an internet service
provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the
domain associated with the submitted address. Winner may be required to show proof of being the
authorized account holder. Entries specifying an invalid, non-working, or inactive email address will be
disqualified and ineligible to win. This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States. Void
where prohibited by law and outside the United States. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY A ENTRANT OR
ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS
SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A
VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW, AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR
RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST
EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not
constitute a waiver of that provision. Sponsor reserves the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any
individual they find to be attempting to tamper with or undermine the entry process, the web site,
and/or the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes; to violate the Official Rules; or to act in an
unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other
person. Neither Sponsor nor their respective agents and affiliates are responsible for (1) any incorrect or
inaccurate information, whether caused by Entrant’s typing errors or by any of the equipment or
programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including,
but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or
software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4)
technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of
entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in
whole or in part, from Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any
prize. If for any reason an Entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or
otherwise destroyed or corrupted, Entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, provided
that if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the Sweepstakes, or any part of
it, for any reason, Sponsor at its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all
eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. If, for
any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus
or bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention ,fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the
control of Sponsor, which corrupt or affect the operation, administration, security, fairness, integrity, or
proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor, at its discretion, may void any suspect entries and (a)
cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof); (b) modify the Sweepstakes or suspend
the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best
conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (c) award the prize at random from among the eligible,
non suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. The total aggregate value of the prize
package is valued at $3,521.00 USD. The prize package cannot be transferred or redeemed for cash
value. The Entrant has no expectation of receiving compensation above that which may be awarded as a
prize if participant is the Winner.
10. Rules/Winner List: To receive the name of the Winners or an additional copy of these Official Rules,
please send a request to the “Countdown to 2021 Sweepstakes”, 200 Crossing Boulevard, Bridgewater,
New Jersey 08807.
11. Sponsor: Brother International Corporation, 200 Crossing Boulevard, Bridgewater, New Jersey
08807.
BY ENTERING, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND ACCEPTED ALL OF THESE SWEEPSTAKES RULES.