Ppa Industries – The Fastest Way To Clean Air – Win a $500 Menards Gift Card

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“The Fastest Way to Clean Air” Sweepstakes
OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF MONEY IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF MONEY WILL NOT IMPROVE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.
The “The Fastest Way to Clean Air” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is intended for legal
residents of the United States of America and shall only be construed and evaluated according to
applicable U.S. law and applicable state law. Do not enter this Sweepstakes if you are not a United
States resident or are otherwise ineligible to enter in accordance with these Official Rules at the
time of entry.
SPONSOR/ADMINISTRATOR: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by PPA Industries Inc. and is the
manufacturer of DuPont air filters. The company is located at 420 3rd Avenue NW 420 3rd
Avenue NW Hickory, NC 28601 (the “Sponsor”), and administered by American Sweepstakes &
Promotion Co., Inc., 300 State St. Suite 402, Rochester, NY 14614 (the “Administrator”).
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States of America who are
at least eighteen (18) years of age or have reached the age of majority in their respective state
of residence at the time of entry (the “Entrants”). Employees, officers and representatives of the
Sponsor, the Administrator, their respective parent companies, employees, officers, directors,
subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, sales representatives and advertising and promotional
partners, and the officers, directors, agents, and employees of each of the foregoing, and
members of their immediate families (defined as including spouse, biological, adoptive and step-
parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren, and each of their respective spouses,
regardless of where they reside) or households (whether related or not) of any of the above are
NOT eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. Non-eligibility or non-compliance with any of
these Official Rules will result in disqualification. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. (For
the avoidance of doubt, any references in these Rules to Entrants shall also include the Entrants
who are deemed the Winners (as defined below)).
AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: By participating, 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 the Sweepstakes. Winning a Prize (as defined below) is contingent upon fulfilling all
requirements set forth herein.
HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on October 15,
2021 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on November 19, 2021 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Sponsor’s
database computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. During the
Sweepstakes Period, Entrants can enter the Sweepstakes by completing the Sweepstakes
registration form available at https://protectplusair.wishpond.com/dupontairfiltercontest/ (the
“Website”). At the Website, Entrants will be asked to provide their full name and email address.
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Each completed registration form will generate one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit one (1)
registration entry per Entrant.
Bonus entries:
-Refer a friend: Entrants also have the opportunity to earn bonus entries via the post-
entry refer-a-friend feature. Entrants will be given a unique URL address to share with
their friends. For every friend the entrant invites (i. e. emails) to visit the Sweepstakes
website thru the unique URL, the original referrer will receive three (3) bonus entries.
PLEASE NOTE THE REFER A FRIEND EMAIL MUST BE DONE THROUGH THE DUPONT AIR
FILTER – FASTEST WAY TO CLEAN AIR WEBSITE IN ORDER TO EARN BONUS ENTRIES. YOU
ONLY HAVE ONE OPPORTUNITY TO SEND THIS EMAIL AND THAT OPPORTUNITY TAKES
PLACE IMMEDIATELY AFTER YOU ENTER THE CONTEST. SEND THIS ONE EMAIL TO AS
MANY FRIENDS AND FAMILY AS YOU CAN IN THAT SINGLE EMIAL. We suggest using the
subject line to introduce yourself and solicit their help to win the sweepstakes.
-Facebook: Like the Sponsor on Facebook through the provided link and receive three (3)
entries. Limit three (3) bonus entries (through this feature) per Entrant.
-Instagram: Follow the Sponsor on Instagram through the provided link and receive three
(3) entries. Limit three (3) bonus entries (through this feature) per Entrant.
To be valid, each entry must provide all requested information. Proof of entry information at the
Website is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of an entry. Entries made by
any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other website or email address,
including, but not limited to, commercial Sweepstake’s subscription notification and/or entering
service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes. The use of automated
entry devices is prohibited, and no mechanically reproduced entries are allowed; all such entries
are void. The Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for late, incomplete,
delayed, undelivered, or misdirected entries. All entries become the exclusive property of
Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned except as provided herein.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: If for any reason the operation or administration of this Sweepstakes is
impaired or incapable of running as planned for any reason, including but not limited to (i)
infection by computer virus, bugs, (ii) tampering, unauthorized intervention, (iii) fraud, (iv)
technical failures, or (v) any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or
affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the
Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the
entry process, and or tampers with the bonus entry process to cancel, terminate, modify or
suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the Prizes
(defined below) using all non-suspect eligible entries received as of, or after (if applicable) this
cancellation, termination, modification or suspension date, or in any manner that is fair and
equitable and best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules. Any entrant that uses or sends
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emails to email addresses that are surreptitious or from a temporary email address shall be deemed
as tampering with the operation of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole
discretion, to disqualify any individual deemed to be tampering or attempting to tamper with the
entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Sponsor’s Website; or acting in violation of
these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE
LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS
AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE; THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK
DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON (S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a
waiver of that provision. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a Winner based on an email
address, the winning entry will be declared by the authorized account holder of the email address
associated with the registration in question. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural
person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider
or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for
assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to
release and hold harmless the Sponsor and Administrator (collectively, the “Released Parties”)
from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or
receipt or use of any Prize, including, but not limited to: (i) any technical errors that may prevent
an Entrant from submitting an entry; (ii) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes;
(iii) printing errors; (iv) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of
entries; or (v) injury, death, 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 of a Prize
(defined below). Released Parties assume no responsibility 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. Released Parties are not
responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone
lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of
any email or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or
traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any
injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from
participation in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. Entrant
further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost
of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be
liable for attorney fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but
not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
EACH ENTRANT UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT ALL RIGHTS UNDER SECTION 1542 OF THE
CIVIL CODE OF CALIFORNIA AND ANY SIMILAR LAW OF ANY STATE OR TERRITORY OF THE UNITED
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STATES ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY WAIVED BY HIM/HER. SECTION 1542 READS AS FOLLOWS:
“CERTAIN CLAIMS NOT AFFECTED BY A GENERAL RELEASE. A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT
EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR
HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST
HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”
DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION: The potential Prize Winners will each be selected in a random
drawing conducted by the Sponsor or Administrator, whose decisions are final. The Prize drawing
will be conducted on or about December 15, 2021. Odds of winning a Prize will depend on the
total number of eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. All potential
Winners will be contacted by the Sponsor via email.
PRIZES: There will be one (1) First Prize, one (1) Second Prize, and one (1) Third Prize awarded.
– The First Prize Winner (“Winner”) will receive a $500 Menards Gift Card, a 1-year
supply of DuPont Air Filters (4 total), and a DuPont Car Hero Card autographed by
Brandon Jones (collectively, the “Prize” or “First Prize”). First Prize ARV – $560.
– The Second Prize Winner (“Winner”) will receive a $250 Menards Gift Card, a 1-year
supply of DuPont Air Filters (4 total), and a DuPont Car Hero Card autographed by
Brandon Jones (collectively, the “Prize” or “Second Prize”). Second Prize ARV – $310.
– The Third Prize Winner (“Winner”) will receive a $100 Menards Gift Card and a 1-year
supply of DuPont Air Filters (4 total) (collectively, the “Prize” or “Third Prize”). Third
Prize ARV – $160.
Total Prize Pool – $1,030 USD. All other expenses not specifically mentioned herein are the
responsibility of the Winners. No substitution of any of the Prizes will be permitted, except by
the Sponsor, who reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute a Prize (or Prize
component) with another Prize of equal or greater value.
ADDITIONAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: By accepting a Prize, the Winners agree to release and hold
harmless the Released Parties from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of
participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of a Prize. The Winners are responsible for all
local, state, and federal taxes associated with the receipt of their Prize. The Winners are solely
responsible for all matters relating to their Prize after it is awarded. If a Prize or Prize notification
is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to a potential Winner, if a potential Winner cannot be
reached or does not comply with Prize redemption instructions within three (3) business days
from the first notification attempt, or if a potential Winner is not in compliance with these Official
Rules, then such person shall be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, an alternate
Winner may be selected.
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By accepting a Prize, where permitted by law, the Winners grant to the Released Parties and
those acting pursuant to the authority of Sponsor and the Released Parties (which grant will be
confirmed in writing upon Sponsor’s request), the right to print, publish, broadcast and use
worldwide IN ALL MEDIA without limitation at any time their full name, portrait, picture, voice,
likeness and/or biographical information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes
without further payment or additional consideration, and without review, approval or
notification. IN NO EVENT WILL RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY
DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT,
INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THIS
SWEEPSTAKES OR THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF, OR ANY HARM
RESULTING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE.
By participating, Entrants release and agree to hold harmless the Released Parties from any and
all liability for any injuries, death or losses or damages to persons or property AS WELL AS
CLAIMS/ACTIONS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY
that may arise from participating in this Sweepstakes or its related activities or the acceptance,
possession, use or misuse of, or any harm resulting from the acceptance, possession, use or
misuse of a Prize. The Winners also acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor
are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express
or implied, in fact or in law, relative to a Prize.
DISPUTES: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and
enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of Entrants, Administrator, and
Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance
with the laws of the State of Indiana, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law
rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state’s, province’s, or
jurisdiction’s laws. By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all
disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall
be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any judicial proceeding
shall take place in a court within the State of North Carolina ; (iii) any and all claims, judgments ,
and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with
entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event will attorney fees be awarded or recoverable; (iv)
under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby
waives all rights to seek, punitive, incidental, exemplary, consequential, special damages, lost
profits, other damages, and/or any rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased;
and (v) Entrant’s remedies are limited to a claim for money damages (if any) and he/she waives
any right to seek injunctive or equitable relief.
SEVERABILITY: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules will not
affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If any provision of the Official Rules is
determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, the other provisions will remain in effect
and will be construed as if the invalid or unenforceable provision were not contained herein.
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MISCELLANEOUS: These Official Rules contain the full and complete understanding with respect
to the Sweepstakes and supersede all prior and contemporaneous agreements, representations,
and understandings, whether oral or written. The headings herein are for convenience only, do
not constitute a part of these Official Rules, and shall not be deemed to limit or affect any of the
provisions hereof. No amendment to, or waiver of, any provision of these Official Rules shall be
effective unless in writing and signed by both Sponsor and Administrator. The waiver by Sponsor
or Administrator of any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of any other
provision herein. The rights and obligations hereunder may not be assigned by Entrant, whether
by operation of law or otherwise, without the prior written consent of Sponsor, and any
attempted assignment in violation of the foregoing shall be null and void. These Official Rules
shall be binding upon, and inure to the benefit of, the permitted successors and assigns of
Sponsor, Administrator, and Entrant.
WINNERS LIST REQUEST: To request confirmation of the name, city, and state of residence of
each Winner, please send a self-addressed, stamped business size envelope, by January 31, 2022,
to: ASC/PPAI Clean Air Sweepstakes Winners List Request, 300 State St. Ste. 402, Rochester, NY
14614.
This Sweepstakes is not in any manner sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with
Instagram, Facebook, or Menards.
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