Clorox – Caregivers Gift Of Care Sweepstakes

Clorox Caregivers Gift of Care Sweepstakes

Official Rules




1. Eligibility: Clorox Caregivers Gift of Care
Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty
(50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18)
years old at the time of entry. A caregiver is anyone 18 or older that cares
for the health and wellbeing of a family member, friend, or community member in
a private, public, or group setting. Employees, officers, and representatives
of The
Clorox Company (“Sponsor”),  Merkle
Inc. (“Administrator”), OMD Worldwide, FCB Worldwide, Inc., Ketchum, Inc. and their parent and affiliate
companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and
children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The
Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations
and is void where prohibited. 
Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to
these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are
final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling
all requirements set forth herein.


Sponsor: The
Clorox Company, 1221
Broadway, Oakland, CA, 94612. Administrator: Merkle Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100,
Southfield, MI 48075.


Timing: The Sweepstakes
begins on April 22, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends
on June 30, 2021 at 11:59 pm PT (the “Promotion Period”). Sponsor’s servers
are the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.

4. How to Enter: There are two (2) ways
to enter:

Enter through the Promotion page:  During the Promotion Period, visit and follow the links and instructions
to register by
providing your first and last name, email address, and respond to any
additional required questions.  You will
receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes drawing.


Nominate a Friend: 
You may also nominate a friend who meets the geographic and age requirements
set forth in Section 1. You will be required to provide your friend’s (“Nominee”)
first name and email address.  Nominee
will receive an email from Sponsor inviting him/her to complete the
registration process described above to receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry.


Enter through Instagram: During the Promotion Period, you may receive
an invitation to register for this Sweepstakes through your Instagram newsfeed as
a sponsored post from Clorox.  By
completing the registration form, you will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes


Limit: You may only enter one (1) time during the Promotion
Period, regardless of method of entry.  Multiple entrants are not
permitted to share the same email address. 
Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than
one (1) entry by using multiple/different email addresses, identities,
registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries
and that entrant may be disqualified. 
Use of any automated system to participate or
subvert the entry process is prohibited and will result in disqualification and
all associated entries will be void.  In
the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of
the email address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant and he or
she must comply with these Official Rules. The “authorized account holder” is
the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider,
online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email
addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.  Each potential winner may be required to show
proof of being the authorized account holder.


5.  Optional Photo or Video Social Post/Sponsor’s
Use of Photo or Video:  Eligible individuals may post text, photo
or video that tells their “caregiver story” on Twitter or Instagram and include
#CloroxGiftofCare in the Tweet or post caption. There is no requirement to
make any references to Sponsor or its products in your video. Posting a
photo or video will not improve your chances of winning a Sweepstakes prize.
Photo/Video must be your original work and must not be indecent, obscene,
hateful, tortious, defamatory, libelous, contain material that violates or
infringes another’s rights, disparage Sponsor, or any other person or party, or
contain material that is unlawful in any way. Individual must have permission
from any others who are included or referenced in the photo or video. By
posting a photo/video, individual consents to give Sponsor
permission to post the photo or video in the online gallery, at Sponsor’s discretion.


In addition, by posting a photo or video, individual confirms that
Sponsor has a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use,
reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display the video
in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works,
in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional
or marketing purposes. If requested, entrant will sign any documentation that
may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive
rights entrant is granting to use the video.  


6. Grand Prize Drawing: Administrator is an independent judging organization
whose decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and
the selection of the potential winners are final and binding in all matters
related to the Sweepstakes. Administrator will randomly select the potential winners
from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period on or around July
7, 2021. Each potential winner will be notified by email within one (1) week of
the drawing. The potential Grand Prize winners (or parent/legal guardian if
winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to sign and
return a Declaration of Compliance, Liability Waiver and where not prohibited a
Publicity Release (“Declaration”) which must be received by Administrator,
within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order
to claim the prize. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted,
fails to sign and return the Declaration (if applicable),
or the prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the
prize.  Receiving a prize is contingent
upon compliance with these Official Rules. In the event that
a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable
prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible
entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize
will remain un-awarded.  


7. Prizes: FOUR (4) GRAND PRIZES: A check for
$35,715. This amount will likely be equal to approximately $25,000 for each
winner, after income taxes are paid. The amount of each winner’s actual tax
liability will vary based on many factors, include winner’s state of residence.
Any applicable taxes must be paid by winners, not by Sponsor or Administrator.

THOUSAND (1,000) FIRST PRIZES:  A $250 prepaid card (“Card”) will be
delivered via email from with
instructions for selecting a virtual or physical Card. You must select your Card
type (Virtual or Physical) within 3 months from the date these instructions are
sent via email. The link to access your payment expires after that time. Once Card
type is selected, the funds must be used within six (6) months or the Card will
expire. The Card may not be used at any merchant, including
internet and mail or telephone order merchants, outside of the U.S. Card is
issued by The Bancorp Bank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A.
Inc. Your use of the Card is governed by the Cardholder Agreement, and some fees
may apply (only where winner loses card and seeks replacement). This is not a gift
card. Please note that Cards are subject to expiration, so pay close attention
to the expiration date of the Card.  Approximate Retail Value of each first prize:


Prizes are non-transferable, and no substitution will be
made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor
reserves the right to substitute the prize for one of equal or greater value if
the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason.  Winners are responsible for all taxes
and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Winners are encouraged to
seek professional tax advice regarding their tax liability. Odds of winning a prize
depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Limit:  One (1) prize per person. Prizes will be
fulfilled within approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes.
Total value of all prizes: $392,860.


8. Release: By entering , entrant agree to release
and hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator, OMD Worldwide, FCB Worldwide, Inc., Ketchum,
Inc. and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors,
advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their
respective officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the
“Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including,
but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property,
arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize (including any
travel or activity related thereto).

9. Publicity:
Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes each
winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness,
photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for advertising, promotional
and other purposes in any  and all media,
now known or hereafter devised, in any manner, worldwide, in perpetuity, without
further payment or consideration, notification or permission.

10. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel,
suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical
failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper
functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole
discretion.  In such event, Sponsor, in its
sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all non-suspect
eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion,
to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or
the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official
Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive
manner and void all associated entries.  Any
attempt by any person to deliberately 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 seek damages (including
attorneys’ fees and other remedies) 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


11. Limitations
of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any
incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing,
typographical or other  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,
or lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, internet Service Provider
(“ISP”), website or other connections, availability or accessibility or
miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable
transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or
misdirected transmissions; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of
the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) other errors or problems of any kind
relating to or in connection with Sweepstakes, whether computer, network,
technical, mechanical, typographical, printing, human or otherwise, including,
but not limited to, errors or problems which may occur in the administration of
the Sweepstakes or the processing of Code, request, entries, plays or prize
claims, the announcement of the prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related, materials;
(5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen,
delayed, misdirected or stolen mail or entries; or (6) 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, if it is possible.
No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded.  In the event that production, technical, seeding,
programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as
set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor
reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random
drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

12. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees
that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or
connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any
form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for
the Eastern District of Michigan (Southern Division) or the appropriate
Michigan State Court located in Oakland County, Michigan; (2) any and all
claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs
incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, and in no
event will entrant be permitted to obtain attorneys’ fees or other legal costs;
and (3) 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, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor
in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance
with, the laws of the State of Michigan without giving effect to any choice of
law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other
jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any
jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.

13. Entrant’s Personal
Information: Information
collected from entrant is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy


14.  Winner List: For a
winner list, visit  The
winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.


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