THE CLEANING AUTHORITY
FREE CLEANING FOR A YEAR GIVEAWAY
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS GIVEAWAY.
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
The Free Cleaning For A Year Giveaway, which is sponsored by The Cleaning Authority, LLC (“Sponsor”), offers an opportunity for you to win a free house cleaning every two weeks for a year (a total of 26 house cleanings) (the “Giveaway”). The Giveaway begins at 11:59 a.m. Eastern Time on October 1, 2017 and ends at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time on December 31, 2017 (the “Period”). By entering the Giveaway, entrants unconditionally agree to be bound by and abide by all terms of these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor (including, without limitation, decisions regarding eligibility of entries and entrants, and the selection of the winner), whose decisions shall be final and binding.
Each entrant must, at the time of entry be of the age of majority or older and reside in a geographic area serviced by Sponsor. Residents of the states of Alaska, Hawaii, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming and from the Provinces of British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island, and from the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut, are not eligible to enter or win. Only one entry will be accepted per household, as determined by the mailing address of the entrant. Each of Sponsor’s and its affiliate’s respective officers, directors, members, employees, advisors, accountants, attorneys, assignees, agents, licensees, and representatives, and any other person or entity associated with this Giveaway (collectively, “Giveaway Entities”), and their immediate family members (defined as parent, spouse, child, siblings and grandparents) are NOT eligible to enter or win.
THIS GIVEAWAY IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW .
3. HOW TO PARTICIPATE
If you received a brochure with a personalized URL, go to that URL before 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on December 31, 2017, and follow the instructions to enter. You must provide your email address and phone number to enter the Giveaway.
If you received information on this Giveaway from another source, go to http://www.thecleaningauthority.ca/win-free-cleans/ before 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on December 31, 2017, and follow the instructions to enter. You will be asked to provide your name, address, phone number, and email address to enter the Giveaway.
The Giveaway is designed to operate with Internet browsers; however, there is no guarantee the Giveaway will operate with your browser. Internet access fees and any data use charges are the sole responsibility of the entrant.
4. OPERATION OF GIVEAWAY
Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify all entries that fail to comply fully with these Official Rules, which along with the Sponsor’s Terms of Service, is available at http://www.thecleaningauthority.ca/win-free-cleans/. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, misdirected, late, incomplete, or illegible entries or for failure to receive entries for any reason, including, without limitation, transmission failures, technical failures of any kind, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, or errors in sending, receiving or processing data, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Giveaway.
5. SELECTION OF WINNERS
Entries must be received by Sponsor no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on December 31, 2017. One winner will be chosen by Sponsor in a random drawing on or about January 5, 2018.
One prize will be awarded. The prize consists of one free house cleaning every two weeks for one year, which is a total of 26 free house cleanings. The first house cleaning must be scheduled after January 16, 2018 and before January 31, 2018.
Prizes must be accepted as awarded. Prizes are non-assignable and non-transferable. No substitution is allowed, except that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. The value of the prize is taxable as income, where required by law. The prize winner is solely responsible for all costs, taxes, fees, and applicable federal, state, provincial and local taxes regarding the prize.
The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The prize will be awarded to the potential winner after verification of the potential winner’s eligibility and the potential winner returning all required documents. In order to be declared the winner, Canadian residents will be required to correctly answer a time-limited skill-testing mathematical question, to be administered by telephone, e-mail or other method at Sponsor's discretion, without mechanical or other assistance.
7. NOTIFICATION OF WINNER
Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner on or about January 5, 2018 by email to the address provided by the potential winner with his or her entry. The name of the winner will be posted online at http://www.thecleaningauthority.ca on or about January 6, 2018. Entrants are responsible for checking the receipt of all emails and other deliveries. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within three days of the first attempted contact, or if eligibility requirements are not met, or if a potential winner has not or does not otherwise comply with the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, the potential winner will be deemed ineligible, and another random drawing will be held to select the winner. The prize must be claimed before January 11, 2018. The winner may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (except where prohibited by law), which must be returned within ten days of receipt. Failure to sign and return the affidavit and/or release within such period, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner's disqualification and the forfeiture of the winner's prize. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to determine if and when a prize will be re-awarded and the applicable terms.
8. GENERAL CONDITIONS
This Giveaway is subject to all federal, provincial, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry or entries, or any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway or website; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in a disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS GIVEAWAY IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO COMMENCE LEGAL PROCEEDINGS AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
By entering the Giveaway, each entrant grants Sponsor permission to use the person’s name, likeness, voice, photographs, video, opinions, statements, address and email address, for promotional purposes. Any use of the forgoing information may be in any manner or media now or hereafter known or existing, worldwide, in perpetuity and without compensation, notice or further consent, unless prohibited by law.
10. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE
If for any reason Sponsor is unable to conduct the Giveaway as planned due to any technical or Internet or software-related problem, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor, which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Giveaway, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual who causes any such problem, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction, unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problem or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or provider, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received by Sponsor or email notices to winners on account of technical problems 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 related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the Giveaway.
Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed transmissions which may limit an entrant's ability to participate in the Giveaway or damage entrant’s system as a result of participation in the Giveaway or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Giveaway. Sponsor also is not responsible for misdirected, lost, late, illegible, forged, destroyed, or incomplete entries or entries not otherwise in compliance with these Official Rules.
By entering this Giveaway, each entrant agrees that (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Giveaway or the prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs, associated with entering the Giveaway, but in no event will attorneys' fees be awarded or recoverable; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby knowingly and expressly waives all rights to, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and/or any other damages other than actual out-of-pocket expenses.
The winner, by accepting a prize, agrees to release and hold harmless Giveaway Entities from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever, which may result from the award, receipt, enjoyment, ownership or use or misuse of the prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, or any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages related to or based on the entrant's rights of publicity or privacy, or the entrant's claim that he/she has somehow been defamed or portrayed in a false manner).
Sponsor does not assume any responsibility for any schedule changes in the Giveaway timeline, including without limitation, scheduling conflicts, labor strikes, Acts of God, or other unforeseen events that disrupt the Giveaway schedule. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify, or suspend this Giveaway.
ALL ISSUES AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ENTRANTS OR GIVEAWAY ENTITIES IN CONNECTION WITH THIS GIVEAWAY SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF MARYLAND WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO ANY CONFLICT OF LAW RULES OR PROVISIONS THAT WOULD CAUSE THE APPLICATION OF ANY OTHER STATE'S LAWS. THE INVALIDITY OR UNENFORCEABILITY OF ANY PROVISION OF THESE RULES SHALL NOT AFFECT THE VALIDITY OR ENFORCEABILITY OF ANY OTHER PROVISION. IN THE EVENT THAT ANY PROVISION IS DETERMINED TO BE INVALID OR OTHERWISE UNENFORCEABLE OR ILLEGAL, THESE RULES SHALL OTHERWISE REMAIN IN EFFECT AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THEIR TERMS AS IF THE INVALID OR ILLEGAL PROVISION WERE NOT CONTAINED HEREIN. EACH PERSON WHO PARTICIPATES IN THIS GIVEAWAY AGREES THAT THE STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS LOCATED IN BALTIMORE, MARYLAND HAVE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OVER ANY SUIT OR OTHER PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF OR BASED UPON THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ENTRANTS OR GIVEAWAY ENTITIES IN CONNECTION WITH THIS GIVEAWAY AND EACH HEREBY WAIVES ANY CLAIM THAT IS NOT SUBJECT PERSONALLY TO THE JURISDICTION OF SAID COURTS OR THAT ANY SUCH SUIT OR OTHER PROCEEDING IS BROUGHT IN AN INCONVENIENT FORUM OR IMPROPER VENUE.
11. DATA COLLECTION
12. OFFICIAL RULES AND LIST OF WINNERS
These Official Rules and the identity of the winner are available online at http://www.thecleaningauthority.ca/win-free-cleans/ or by sending a self-addressed postage-stamped envelope to: The Cleaning Authority, 7230 Lee DeForest Drive, Suite 200 Columbia, Maryland 21046 United States of America. Requests for the identity of the winner must be received within six months of the drawing date. Vermont residents may exclude return postage.
Sponsor may be reached at the following address: The Cleaning Authority, 7230 Lee DeForest Drive, Suite 200 Columbia, Maryland 21046 United States of America and by phone at 410-740-1900.
14. EASTERN TIME
The phrase “Eastern Time” refers to Eastern Standard Time or Eastern Daylight Time as observed in Washington, D.C., USA on the date in question.