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Dollar Shave Club NCAA® March Madness® Refer a Friend Sweepstakes

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL UNITED STATES RESIDENTS WHO RESIDE IN THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND WASHINGTON, D.C. WHO ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD AND ARE ACTIVE DOLLAR SHAVE CLUB MEMBERS AS OF MARCH 8, 2022.

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

  1. Eligibility

The Dollar Shave Club NCAA March Madness Refer a Friend Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to individuals who are (i) eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry, (ii) legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and Washington D.C. and (iii) are active Dollar Shave Club Members as of March 8, 2022. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. The following individuals are not eligible to enter or win a prize: employees, contractors, representatives, agents, directors, and officers of Dollar Shave Club, Inc. (“Sponsor”), the National Collegiate Athletic Association® (“NCAA®”), CBS Broadcasting, Inc. (“CBS”), Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (“Turner”), and their respective parent, subsidiary, or affiliated companies, marketing agencies, and any other parties involved in the administration of the Sweepstakes (Sponsor, collectively with the foregoing, the “Sweepstakes Parties”) and each of the immediate family members of such excluded individuals (i.e., spouses, parents, children, siblings and the “steps” of each) and all persons living in the same household of each. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules (“Official Rules”) and by the decisions of the Sponsor which shall be final in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

  1. Sweepstakes Entry Period

The entry period for the Sweepstakes starts on March 9, 2022 at 12:00:00 AM Pacific Time (“PT”), and ends on March 14, 2022 at 11:59:59 PM PT (“Entry Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Sweepstakes.

  1. How to Enter

During the Entry Period, visit www.dollarshaveclub.com/invite (“the Website”), log in to your Dollar Shave Club Member account, and (a) enter a valid email address in the field provided (each, a “Referral Email Address”) and (b) click “Send” to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes (the “Entry”). You will receive one (1) Entry for every valid Referral Email Address entered. You must enter a valid Referral Email Address to be eligible; unique links shared via email, Facebook, or other methods offered on the Website will not be considered.

You can obtain a maximum of ten (10) Entries for this Sweepstakes. Individuals associated with the Referral Email Addresses entered will not be eligible for the Sweepstakes.

Your Entry must be submitted in accordance with the Dollar Shave Club Referral Program Terms and Conditions. The person uploading the Entry will be deemed the entrant (the “Entrant”). Entrant must be the authorized account holder of the e-mail address registered to the Dollar Shave Club Member account used to enter the Sweepstakes.  The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the e-mail address is assigned by an internet service provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.  Potential winners may be required to provide identification sufficient to show that he/she is the authorized account holder of the Dollar Shave Club account, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. In the event of a discrepancy between the identity of the authorized account holder, the “winner,” and the Entrant, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine whether the Entry is valid or to declare the Entry invalid and select an alternate winner from a random drawing of all remaining eligible Entries.

Compliance with the Entry requirements will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Entries that violate these Official Rules will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes.

  1. Winner Selection and Notification

On or about March 18, 2022, one (1) potential Grand Prize winner, one (1) potential Second Prize winner, three (3) potential Third Prize winners, and four (4) potential Fourth Prize winners will be randomly selected from among all eligible Entries received during the Entry Period. Sponsor will notify potential winners via the email address registered to their Dollar Shave Club account, on or around March 18, 2022. The contact notification will include instructions on how to claim the Prize. If any winner is found to be ineligible, or not in compliance with these Official Rules, declines to accept a prize, if Sponsor is unable to contact the winner within twenty-four (24) hours of attempting contact, or in the event that a prize notification is returned undeliverable, the Prize may be forfeited.  The potential winner must furnish proof of identification and sign, complete, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and, except where prohibited, a Publicity Release and Assignment of Rights (the “Prize Claim Documents”), within three (3) days of attempted notification or the Prize may be forfeited.  In the event that a potential winner fails to return the completed Prize Claim Documents within three (3) days, or is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to award the Prize to an alternate Entrant. Sponsor, in its sole discretion and time permitting, will attempt to contact up to three (3) potential winners of a prize in accordance with the above procedure, after which the Prize may go unawarded if it remains unclaimed.

    1. Prizes and Prize Claims

Nine (9) prizes are available (the “Prizes”). The Prizes consist of: 

a. Grand Prize (1 total): Two (2) Sponsor-selected tickets to the 2022 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship Game in New Orleans, Louisiana on or about April 4, 2022 (the “Championship Game”), and one (1) $800 prepaid gift card for travel-related expenses. The Grand Prize has an approximate retail value (“ARV”) of $1,400. Winner must be able to travel to the Championship Game on or about April 4, 2022, or the winner agrees to forfeit the Grand Prize in its entirety and Sponsor will award the Grand Prize to an alternate winner, time permitting.

b. Second Prize (1 total): Two (2) Sponsor-selected tickets to the 2022 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball National Semi-Finals Games in New Orleans, Louisiana on or about April 2, 2022 (the “National Semi-Finals”), and one (1) $800 prepaid gift card for travel-related expenses (ARV: $1,400.) Winner must be able to travel to the National Semi-Finals on or about April 2, 2022, or the winner agrees to forfeit the Second Prize in its entirety and Sponsor will award the Second Prize to an alternate winner, time permitting.  

c. Third Prize (3 total): Two (2) Sponsor-selected tickets to the 2022 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Elite 8® Game in Chicago, Illinois on or about March 27, 2022 (the “Chicago Elite 8® Game”), and one (1) $800 prepaid gift card for travel-related expenses (ARV: $1,200). Winner must be able to travel to the Chicago Elite 8® Game on or about March 27, 2022, or the winner agrees to forfeit the Third Prize in its entirety and Sponsor will award the Third Prize to an alternate winner, time permitting.

d. Fourth Prize (4 total): Two (2) Sponsor-selected tickets to the 2022 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Elite 8® Game in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on or about March 27, 2022 (the “Philadelphia Elite 8® Game”), and one (1) $800 prepaid gift card for travel-related expenses (ARV: $1,000). Winner must be able to travel to the Philadelphia Elite 8® Game on or about March 27, 2022, or the winner agrees to forfeit the Fourth Prize in its entirety and Sponsor will award the Fourth Prize to an alternate winner, time permitting. 

The total ARV of the Prizes offered in this Sweepstakes is $10,400.

Gift cards are subject to separate terms and conditions imposed by issuer.  Ticket seating area will be determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Prizes do not include any other elements which are not expressly described above, including but not limited to transportation to and from the game locations. No prize substitution (in whole or in part), cash redemption, sale, or transfer of the prize is permitted, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. If a prize or component of the Prize cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or any prize component) with one of comparable or greater value, the contents of such substitute prize to be in Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Each winner is solely responsible for any federal, state, local, or other applicable taxes associated with the acceptance and use of a Prize.  All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specifically provided herein are the responsibility of the winner.

  1. Odds of Winning

Odds of winning depend on number of Entries received during the Entry Period.

  1. Publicity

Except where prohibited by law, by accepting a prize, the winner hereby grants Sponsor and its designees a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive and sub-licensable right and license to use, distribute, and publicly display the winner’s name, hometown, and likeness in any way, at any time, in any and all media, including for use in advertising and marketing, without limitation, without any additional approval or consideration.

  1. Releases and Limitations of Liability

The Sweepstakes Parties assume no liability and are not responsible for, and by entering the Sweepstakes you hereby waive and release the Sweepstakes Parties from, any actions, claims, damages, losses or injuries of any kind (collectively “Claims”) arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes and/or the receipt, use or misuse of any prize, including without limitation, Claims relating to: (i) the malfunction of any computer, telephone, network, satellite, hardware, software or communications line; (ii) unauthorized human intervention; (iii) incorrect, delayed or inaccurate transmission, winner notifications, prize claims or other information or communications relating to the Sweepstakes, or the failure to capture or transmit any such information; (iv) damage to any person’s computer or mobile device; or (v) any errors in these Official Rules, winner notifications or other announcements or communications relating to the Sweepstakes. In the event of any ambiguity or error(s) in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to clarify or modify these Official Rules however it deems appropriate to correct any such ambiguity or error(s).  If due to an error or for any other reason, more legitimate prize claims are received than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to award only a single prize from a random drawing of all eligible Entries.  In no event will more than the stated number of prizes (i.e., one prize) be awarded.

LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT A PARTICIPANT, TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND PURSUE ALL OTHER REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning the Prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, 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 any Sweepstakes Parties.

  1. General Conditions

If the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including without limitation, due to a force majeure event or infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, or cancel the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to select an alternate winner from the remaining non-suspect, eligible Entries received as of the time of termination.  

  1. Governing Law

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, the rights and obligations of entrants and winners, and the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. If any provision of these Official Rules is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck, and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.

  1. Privacy

Any personally identifiable information collected during an entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes will be collected and used by Sponsor and its designees for the administration and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes and as otherwise described in these Official Rules and Sponsor’s privacy policy available at https://ask.dollarshaveclub.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000381907-Privacy-Policy. The information you provide will only be used as provided in Sponsor’s privacy policy. By entering the Sweepstakes, you grant Sponsor permission to share your email address and any other personally identifiable information with the Sweepstakes Parties for the purpose of administration and prize fulfillment, including use in a publicly available winner’s list. Any questions, comments, or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes shall be directed to Sponsor.

  1. Winners’ List

For the name of the winners, send an email to member.sweepstakes@dollarshaveclub.com. Requests must be received no later than sixty (60) days after the end of the Entry Period.

  1. Sponsor

The Sponsor of the Contest is Dollar Shave Club, Inc., 13335 Maxella Ave., Marina del Rey, CA 90292. The NCAA® is neither a Sponsor nor Administrator of this Sweepstakes. NCAA®, Final Four®, Elite 8®, and March Madness® are registered trademarks of the National Collegiate Athletic Association®. Conopco, Inc., d/b/a Unilever is an official corporate partner of the NCAA.

 

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