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Spring Queening Sweepstakes

Official Rules




1. Eligibility: The Spring Queening 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.  Employees, officers, contractors
and representatives of The Clorox Company (“Sponsor”), Merkle Inc.
(“Administrator”), Ketchum, Inc., and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries
and advertising and promotion agencies, as well as the immediate family
(spouse, parents, siblings and children and their respective spouses,
regardless of where they reside) and household members, whether or not related,
of each such individual 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. Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions are final and
binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is
contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.


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


3. Timing: The
Sweepstakes begins on March 2, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern  Time  and
ends on May 2, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time (the “Promotion Period“).  Sponsor, Instagram LLC and Twitter, Inc.’s servers
are the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.


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


Via Website: 
During the Promotion Period, go to  and then follow the links and instructions to
complete and submit the registration form including your full name, valid email
address, and scent preference.  You will automatically receive one (1)
entry into the Sweepstakes. 


b.    Via Social Account: 
To participate, you will need to have a Twitter and/or Instagram account
(each a “Social Account”).  Creating each
Social Account is free but is subject to the applicable terms and conditions:
Posting on Instagram requires a mobile device and therefore message and
data rates may apply. If entering via a mobile device and using your
wireless carrier’s network, standard data charges from your wireless carrier
may apply.  Your account settings on
the Social Account you use to enter must be set to “unprotected”
and/or “public” in order for your Tweets or posts to be viewable by


the Promotion Period, take either of the following actions to receive an entry:


Tweet about how you are embracing Spring Queening and include the
hashtags #YasClean and #Sweepstakes in the Tweet. Retweets or Quote
Tweets will not be deemed entries.


Instagram: Post a photo showing how you are
embracing Spring Queening and include the hashtags #YasClean and
#Sweepstakes in the caption of the Instagram post. Instagram stories and
Instagram posts where the hashtag is included in a comment rather than the
caption of the original post will not be deemed entries. 

Content Restrictions: 
Your Tweet or post and its included content will hereafter be referred
to as your “Submission.”  Your Submission
must be your original work.  If you
include the names or likenesses of other individuals, you must have their
permission to be included and to grant the rights set forth in Section 5. If
requested, entrant must be able to provide such permissions in a form acceptable
to Sponsor. 


Your Submission may not be inappropriate,
offensive, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, discriminatory, libelous,
contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, disparage
Sponsor, Administrator, or any other person or party, or contain material that
is unlawful in any way. Your Submission must not promote alcohol, illegal
drugs, tobacco, firearm/weapons or any political agenda. Your Submission must
not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any
group or individual.  The Submission must
not prominently feature brand names or trademarks other than those owned by
Sponsor, which entrant has a limited license to use to incorporate in his/her Submission.
Your Submission need not include any reference, positive or negative, to
Sponsor’s products or services.

Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify
any Submission that it finds is not in keeping with Sponsor’s image, is unlawful,
or is in violation of these Official Rules, all in its sole discretion.

You will automatically receive one (1)
entry into the Sweepstakes for your qualified Submission. 

Limit: You may enter the Sweepstakes two (2) times during the Promotion
Period, one (1) entry via the Website and one (1) entry via a Social
Account.  Entrants may only use one (1) Social
Account and one (1) email address to enter this Sweepstakes. Entrants are not
permitted to share the same Social Account or email address. Any attempt by an entrant to obtain more than the stated
number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, Social Accounts,
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 is prohibited and
will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any
registration, the authorized account holder of the email address or Social
Account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant and such entrant 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 used to create the Social Account or for the domain associated with
the submitted address. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of
being an authorized account holder. Released Parties (as defined in Section 8,
below) are not responsible for lost, late, unreceived, damaged, incomplete,
invalid, un-intelligible, garbled, delayed or misdirected Submissions or
failure to receive Submissions due to limitation of third-party social network
platforms all of which will be void. 

5. Sponsor’s Use of Submissions: Tweeting/Posting a
Submission constitutes entrant’s consent to give Sponsor and its successors,
licensees and assigns a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive
license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and
display such Submissions in whole or in part, along with entrant’s name, user
name, city and state of residence, photo (including, without limitation,
profile photo) and comments, 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 Submission.

6. 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 Sweepstakes winners from all eligible entries during the Promotion
Period on or about May 18, 2020.  Potential
winners will be contacted by email, comment on winning entry, @reply or direct
message, depending on method of entry. Potential winners must respond to the
initial notification with the required contact information within five (5) days
of the date notice or attempted notice is sent in order to claim the prize. In
addition, the potential Grand Prize winner (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 his/her prize. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted,
fails to sign and return the Declaration or provide any other requested
information within the required time period, or the prize or prize notification
is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner is disqualified and forfeits
the prize. Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official
Rules. In the event that a potential Grand Prize or First Prize 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 applicable
prize will remain un-awarded.  Unclaimed
Second Prizes will not be awarded.  Prizes
will be fulfilled approximately 10-12 weeks after the conclusion of winner


7. Prizes: ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: A $10,000 check
payable to winner. Approximate Retail
Value (“ARV”): $10,000.


(10) FIRST PRIZES:  One (1) bedazzled limited-edition Spring
Queening Clorox Disinfecting Wipes canister (70 count) and one (1) bedazzled bottle
of Multi-Surface Cleaner spray bottle (1.95 lbs).  All prize details, including scent, will be
determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. 
ARV:  $368.17.


HUNDRED (100) SECOND PRIZES:  One (1) Disinfecting Wet Mopping Cloths
sample pack and one (1) 70 count Disinfecting Wipes canister. All prize
details, including scent, will be determined by Sponsor in its sole
discretion.  ARV:  $5.23


All Prizes: Prizes are
awarded “as is” with no warranty either express or implied. 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 a prize (or portion thereof) for one of equal
or greater value, in its sole discretion. Non-cash prizes cannot be redeemed
for cash. Each winner is responsible for all taxes, fees and costs associated
with prize receipt and/or use not specified herein as being provided. All prize
details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Odds of winning a prize depend on the
number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Total value of
all prizes: $14,204.70. Limit: 
one (1) prize per person.


8. Release: By entering, entrants agree to release
and hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator, Ketchum, Inc., Twitter, Inc.,
Instagram, LLC, 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.

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, user name, prize information, likeness,
Submission, photograph (including,
without limitation, winner’s Twitter/Instagram profile photo), voice, opinions
and/or hometown and state for
promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter devised, worldwide
in perpetuity, without further payment or consideration, notification or

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 or as
otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. 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 provision.


11. Limitations
of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any
incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing,
typographical, technical 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, the processing of entries, Submissions,
posts or Tweets, the announcement of the prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related,
materials; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged, incomplete, inaccurate,
stolen, delayed, misdirected, not received or stolen mail or entries,
Submissions, Tweets, posts, comments, direct messages, @replies, emails or
other communications; 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, not received 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.  Winners List: For a winners list of Grand and First Prizes, visit The
winners list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.


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This promotion is in no
way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter,
Inc./Instagram, LLC.