Hart Tools – Update Your Preferences Sweepstakes

Hart Update Your Preferences Sweepstakes 2022
Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
Sweepstakes may only be entered in or from the 50 United States and the District of
Columbia and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. This
Contest is governed exclusively by the laws of the United States. You are not authorized to
participate in the Sweepstake if you are not located within the 50 United States or the District
of Columbia.
1. Eligibility. Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of
Columbia aged 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Employees, officers and directors of
the Sponsor, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion
agencies, and their immediate families (or members of the same household, whether related or not)
are not eligible to enter. Void outside of the US and void wherever else prohibited or restricted by
law. You are not authorized to participate in the Sweepstakes if you are not located within the 50
United States or the District of Columbia. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
Start/End Dates. Sweepstakes entry period starts at 10/01/2021 12:01am EST and ends at
01/31/2021 11:59pm EST (“Entry Period”).
2. How to Enter. During the Entry Period, the entrant must be already registered in the Hart
Database, the entrant will then receive an email to update their email preferences and the entrant
must click on the link within the email to update them. The link within the email will be directing
the entrant to https://harttools.preferences.center/. Once this has been done the entrant will be
registered in the sweepstakes. from Hart.
All entry information shall be collectively referred to herein as the “Submissions” or each as a
“Submission.” Submissions must comply with the Guidelines and Content Restrictions defined
below.
By entering, each entrant warrants and represents the following with respect to entrant’s
Submission: (a) entrant is the sole and exclusive owner of the Submission; and (b) the
Submission will not infringe on any rights of any third parties.
Providing a Submission constitutes entrant’s consent to give Sponsor 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, on a worldwide basis, in perpetuity, and to
incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed,
for any purpose whatsoever, including for promotional or marketing purposes.
Duplicate Submissions by the same person will be subject to disqualification. Multiple entrants
are not permitted to share the same email account. Use of any automated system to participate is
prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any email account, the
authorized account holder of the email address used to register for the account will be deemed to
be the entrant. 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.
All entries become the sole and exclusive property of the Sponsor and receipt of entries will not
be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete,
invalid, unintelligible, postage-due, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which
will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic. Proof
of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. By entering the Sweepstakes,
entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges,
which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
3. Submission Guidelines and Content Restrictions: By entering the Sweepstakes, each
entrant agrees that entrant’s Submission conforms to the Submission Guidelines and Content
Restrictions as defined below (collectively, the “Guidelines and Restrictions”) and that Sponsor,
in its sole discretion, may remove any Submission and disqualify an entrant from the Sweepstakes
if it believes, in its sole discretion, that the entrant’s Submission fails to conform to the Guidelines
and Restrictions.
Submission Guidelines:
The Submission must be in English.
Content Restrictions:
The Submission must not contain material that violates or infringes any rights of any other
party, including but not limited to copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or any other
intellectual property rights;
The Submission must not disparage Sponsor or any other person or party;
The Submission must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene hateful,
tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;
The Submission must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm
against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion,
nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
The Submission must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to
the laws or regulations of the United States or of any jurisdiction where Submission is
created;
The Submission must be consistent with the image and values of Sponsor and be consistent
with and satisfy the purpose of the Sweepstakes.
Each entrant acknowledges that other entrants may have used ideas and/or concepts in their
Submission that may be similar in idea or concept to what is included in entrant’s Submission.
Each entrant understands and agrees that he/she shall not have any claim against any other entrant
or Sponsor arising out any such similarity or be entitled to any compensation because of any such
similarity.
Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes, including, but
not limited to, interpretation and application of these Official Rules. By entering the Sweepstakes,
entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges,
which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
4. Random Drawing/Odds. Three (3) winners will be selected at the conclusion of the
period of the Sweepstakes from all eligible entries received. Odds of winning depend on the
number of eligible entries received for the drawing. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants fully
and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which will
be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
Prizes. Three (3) winners will receive (1) 20V Brushless 4 Tool Combo Kit (ARV: $298), (1)1
20V Brushless Reciprocating Saw (ARV: $128), (1) 20V 4AH Battery (ARV: $79), (1) pair of
Safety Glasses (ARV: $8.88), and (1) 200 Piece Drilling/Driving Bit Set (ARV: $32.47). Total
ARV of Prize: $546.35. No substitutions or cash redemptions. In the case of unavailability of a
prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. In the case of
unavailability of a prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.
ARV of all prizes: USD $1,639.05. All taxes and unspecified expenses are the responsibility of
winners. Delivery of prizes requires a street address (no P.O. Boxes). Prize includes shipping and
handling.
5. Notification. Potential winners will be notified by email on or about 02/01/2022 The
potential winners may be required to provide full name and street address, as well as sign and
return, where legal, an affidavit of eligibility, a release and a Publicity Release, and/or rights
transfer document within the timeframe set forth in the winner notification. If any potential winner
doe not accept prize by 02/05/2022 the potential winner rejects his/her prize, or in the event of
noncompliance with these Sweepstakes rules and requirements, such prize will be forfeited and an
alternate winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries. Upon prize forfeiture, no
compensation will be given. Limit one prize per person or household. Sponsor reserves the right
to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes at any time in its sole discretion.
6. Conditions. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners.
Participation in Sweepstakes and acceptance of prize constitutes each winner’s permission for
Sponsor to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, picture, portrait, voice,
biographical information and/or any statements made by each winner regarding the Sweepstakes
or Sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes without notice or additional compensation,
except where prohibited by law. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these
Sweepstakes rules and by the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final as to all Sweepstakes related
matters. In addition, by participating in this Sweepstakes and accepting any prize that may be won,
entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, its respective parents, subsidiaries,
affiliated and successor companies, partners, representatives, assigns, advertising and promotion
agencies and prize suppliers, and the officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees of
each (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all actions, claims, liability, injury, loss
or damage arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Sweepstakes
and/or acceptance or use of the prize, including without limitation claims for property damage,
personal injury and/or death, and for any claims based on publicity rights, trademark infringement
or any other intellectual property related cause of action. Entrants also authorize the Released
Parties to use their name, voice, likeness, image, biographical data, any statements made by entrant
regarding the Sweepstakes and city and state of residence in programming or promotional material
or on a winners list (if applicable) without further notice or compensation unless prohibited by
law. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this
Sweepstakes in any way shall be disqualified. There is no purchase or sales presentation required
to participate. A purchase does not increase odds of winning.
7. Additional Terms. Sponsor is not responsible for failed, partial or garbled electronic
transmissions, or for technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to electronic
malfunction or damage of any network, hardware or software. If for any reason the Sweepstakes
is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering,
unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes that corrupt or affect the
administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves
the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process,
and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible if the
Sweepstakes cannot take place or any prize cannot be awarded due to interruptions due to acts of
God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism. Sponsor shall not be liable for any
error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications
line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; or any problems
or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or
providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or electronic entry to be received
on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website. In case of
dispute as to the identity of any entrant, entry will be declared made by the authorized account
holder of the email address associated with the entrant’s account. “Authorized Account Holder” is
defined as the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider,
online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.)
responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email
address. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize
if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate
operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices
(including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or
harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB
SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY
BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT
BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY
SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
8. Limitation of Liability; Disclaimer of Warranties. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT
PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE
OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT,
INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT
OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES, OR DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL
DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, AND TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED
BY LAW THIS SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIZES ARE 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 NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT
ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME
OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK
YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE
LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
9. Disputes; Governing Law. The parties waive all rights to trial in any action or proceeding
instituted in connection with these Official Rules, including, without limitation, the Sweepstakes.
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Official Rules and/or the Sweepstakes
shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the
American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an
individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of
any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in the State of South Carolina.
THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE INTERPRETATION OF ITS TERMS SHALL BE
GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE
OF SOUTH CAROLINA WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAWS RULES. For
any matters which are not subject to arbitration as set forth in these Official Rules and/or in
connection with the entering of any judgment on an arbitration award in connection with these
Official Rules and/or the Sweepstakes, the parties irrevocably submit and consent to the exclusive
jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in the State of South Carolina. The
parties agree not to raise the defense of forum non conveniens.
10. Use of Data. Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants online, in accordance
with its privacy policy. Please review Sponsor’s privacy policy at
https://www.harttools.com/privacy . By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to
Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read
and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy.
11. List of Winners. To obtain name of winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope
within three months after the end of the Entry Period, to: Winner’s List, c/o, Hart Update Your
Preferences Sweepstakes 2021, 2021, Hart Consumer Products, Inc., 100 Innovation Way,
Anderson, SC 29621.
12. Sponsor: Hart Consumer Products, Inc., 100 Innovation Way, Anderson, South Carolina
29621.