NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
Sponsor. The SEALY MONTHLY MATTRESS GIVEAWAY ("Sweepstakes") is sponsored by Sealy, Inc., 1 Office Parkway Road Trinity, NC, 27370 ("Sponsor"). The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Inc. You are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook. All inquiries, questions, comments, or complaints should be directed to Sponsor, not Facebook, Inc.
Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions below, the Mattress Sweepstakes is open to legal U.S. residents of the States of New York who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees, past employees, vendors and their families are not eligible to win. Past winners are also not eligible to win. Prizes awarded have no cash value and cannot be exchanged for other items or gift certificates and cannot be combined with any other offers. Chances of winning depend on number of valid entries.
How To Enter. Beginning May 15, 2013 and ending on May 14, 2014, there will be a new Sweepstakes every month, starting on the 15th day of the month at 12:00:00 am Eastern Standard Time (EST) and ending on the 14th date at 11:59:59pm EST. (the "Sweepstakes Period"). Each sweepstakes shall be a separate sweepstakes, and all entries must be submitted during the applicable Sweepstakes Period to be eligible for the current month's Sweepstakes. Entries will not roll over to the following month's sweepstakes; you must submit an entry during the Sweepstakes Period for the month of the Sweepstakes to win the prize for that month. The Sweepstakes computer, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, is the official time keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
Enter by visiting the Mattress Sweepstakes official registration page on the Sponsor Facebook Page, https://www.facebook.com/sealymattress, and complete all of the required information and following all posted instructions. You will be required to "like" the Sponsor page on Facebook (if you have not previously "liked" the page) and to accept the application. Submit your entry by clicking on the "SEND" button. Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology, which may be used for the purpose of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to be disabled so that it doesn't interfere with processing your entry. Complete the entry form and any other required fields and then submit your entry by clicking on the "SEND" button. By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules and to receive e-mails from Sponsor or those directed by Sponsor. You can opt-out of the receipt of such e-mails by following the directions in any email received from Sponsor.
Limit one entry per person per month. For purposes of this Sweepstakes, a "Month" begins at 12:00:01 a.m. EST on the 15th date and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. EST on the 14th date, except for the first day, which begins at 9:00:01 am EST on May 15, 2013. You may not create or use multiple Facebook accounts to enter; any entrant who attempts to enter with multiple Facebook accounts under multiple identities will be disqualified and forfeit any prize won. Entries that have been generated by a script, macro, bot or any other automated means will be deemed void. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by the Sponsor.
Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, or misdirected entries or for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. All entries become property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Entrants acknowledge and agree that Sponsor shall have the right to edit, adapt, modify, reproduce, publish, promote, broadcast, or otherwise display or use entries in any way it sees fit without limitation or compensation to entrants.
Winner Selection and Odds. One (1) Prize will be awarded per month. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Prize Winner will receive one (1) Sealy mattress set valued up to $2,000 US. The Prize also includes delivery to the Prize Winner's home and may be awarded through a gift card/gift certificate or voucher to a retailer near the Prize Winner's residence. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of Prize is $2,000 US. All federal, state and local taxes and all other costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of a prize not specifically set forth herein as being provided is the responsibility of each Prize Winner.
The potential winner will be notified by email or telephone on or about the 18th of each month. Except where legally prohibited, each potential winner must sign and return, within seven (7) days of being notified, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability & Publicity Release in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted in person via email or telephone after the first attempt to contact him/her, or if he/she fails to sign and return the Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability & Publicity Release within the required time period, or in the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner selected by a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only two (2) alternate drawings will be held, after which any remaining prizes will remain un-awarded.
PRIZES ARE AWARDED "AS IS" WITH NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. HOWEVER, ALL SEALY MATTRESSES WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE SEALY LIMITED WARRANTY AS SET FORTH ON SPONSOR'S WEB SITE, WWW.SEALY.COM. SPONOSOR DISCLAIMS ALL AND ANY LIABILITY FOR THE ACTUAL PROVISION, QUALITY OR NATURE OF ANY THIRD PARTY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ACCEPTED BY THE WINNERS.
Entrants understand that Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in this Sweepstakes and acceptance, possession and use of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize. Decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all respects.
Limitation on Prizes. Limit one prize per entrant and per household. Sponsor reserves the right substitute a prize (or portions thereof) of equal or greater value if prize (or portions thereof) cannot be awarded as described. Sponsor will determine all elements of prizes in its sole discretion. Prizes may not be assigned, transferred, changed or redeemed for cash, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with the Official Rules.
Release. Entrants agree to be bound by Official Rules. Entrants further release Facebook, Inc., the Sponsor, their affiliated and related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, the independent Sweepstakes organization and their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any liability in connection with a prize or the Sweepstakes. Entrants understand that Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in this Sweepstakes and acceptance, possession and use of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prizes. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION. Except where prohibited, by participating Sweepstakes entrants agree that: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant(s) and Sponsor and its agents shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction. Entrant agrees that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes, or awarding of the prizes, shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of North Carolina and entrant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. Except where prohibited, by participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connect ed with this Sweepstakes, or awarding of the prizes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim 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. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.
Winner Selection, Notification and Acceptance. Winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received during the month's Sweepstakes Period within three days of the end of each month's Sweepstakes Period. Non-winning entries will not be carried over into drawings for subsequent months. Sponsor's decisions regarding the outcome of the drawing and all other matters related to this Sweepstakes are final and binding. Potential winners will be notified via email and prizes will be mailed to verified winners. Potential winners are subject to verification. Sponsor is not responsible for any change in email address, mailing address and/or telephone number of entrants. Limit one prize per person.
General Conditions/Right to Modify or Terminate. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor. Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date. Sponsors will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected entries, or for failure to receive entries or other electronic communications due to transmission failu res or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. Any questions regarding the number of entries or votes submitted by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries, or votes by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each participant agrees to fully release, forever discharge and hold harmless Sponsor from and against all claims, costs, liabilities, losses, injuries, and damages arising out of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, any claims for personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property or any other harm arising out of participant's participation in the promotion, the receipt, use, or misuse of any prize, or any travel or activity that is related to the Sweepstakes or any prize. CAUTION: Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Publicity and Copyright Release. By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant grants to Sponsor an exclusive, royalty-free and irrevocable right and license to publish, print, edit or otherwise use the entrant's submitted entry, in whole or in part, for any purpose and in any manner or media (including, without limitation, the Internet) throughout the world in perpetuity, and to license others to do so, all without limitation or further compensation. Each entrant further agrees that if his/her entry is selected by Sponsor as the winning entry, he/she will sign any additional license or release that Sponsors may require.
Construction. 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 such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
By participating and winning a prize, Winners release Facebook, Inc., Sponsor, and its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability with respect to the prize won and participation in the Sweepstakes, subject to all federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Taxes on prizes are sole responsibility of Winners. An IRS Form 1099 will be issued if required by law.
Winners List Request. For the names of the winners, send your request with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, to: Sealy (Sweepstakes Name) Sweepstakes Winners List, 1 Office Parkway Road Trinity, NC, 27370. Vermont residents may exclude return postage.
Sponsor. Sealy, Inc., 1 Office Parkway Road Trinity, NC, 27370.