Rules for Stand Together “Believe in People” Instagram Promotion

2021 Stand Together Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Believe in People Promotion (“Promotion”)


Agreement to Official Rules and Communications. By participating in this Promotion, each participant (“Participant”) agrees to (a) be bound by these Official Rules and the final decision of the Promotion sponsor, Stand Together Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (“ST” or “Sponsor”), and (b) be contacted by or on behalf of Sponsor, including via email and direct message. Sponsor decisions are binding and final in every respect. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Void where prohibited.

Eligibility. This Promotion is open to all Participants who are 18 years of age or older and reside in the United States. Employees, contractors, agents, board members, and any other individuals otherwise compensated by ST or Scout Digital, LLC, or any of their affiliates or subsidiaries (such entities, together with the Platforms (as defined below), the “Released Parties”), and the immediate family members or household members of those individuals, are not eligible to participate in this Promotion. Sponsor also reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify, or suspend the Promotion at any time.

Entry Period. Entries for the Promotion will be accepted 3/2/2021 at 12:00 p.m ET through 3/5/2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Method of Entry. To enter, you must 1) follow @standtogether through your personal Instagram account; 2) submit a book emoji in the comment section of ST’s Believe in People #ReadAcrossAmericaDAy post; and 3) tag a friend in the comment described in number 2. Sponsor may exclude any entry or Participant it deems in violation of these Official Rules or otherwise unacceptable. Participants may submit only one valid entry.

Selection of Winners. From among eligible entries, winners will be selected at random by 11:59 p.m. on 3/12/2021, for a total of five winners. Participants with valid entries may win only one Prize. Winners will be notified via direct message on their Instagram account by a representative of a Released Party. If a potential winner does not promptly respond to the direct message, or if Sponsor determines that awarding the prize to such potential winner might reflect negatively on or endanger Sponsor or any Released Party, then that potential winner may be disqualified and another potential winner may be chosen. Sponsor has no obligation to disclose to a potential winner why disqualification occurred. Odds of winning a Prize depend on the number and quality of eligible Entries received.

Prizes. Prizes will include: one of five copies of Believe in People, each with an estimated ARV of thirty dollars ($30.00) (each, a “Prize”). “ARV” means approximate retail value. It is the sole responsibility of a winning Participant to pay all taxes applicable to a Prize, and to pay all other costs and expenses associated with entering or with the Prize itself. No Prize is transferable, sellable, or redeemable for cash, unless required by law. If any Prize is unavailable or impracticable, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize of equal or greater value.

Release. Participation in the Promotion and/or acceptance of a Prize constitutes a Participant’s consent for Sponsor and/or a Released Party to use Participant’s name, likeness, photograph, picture, portrait, voice, biographical information, and/ or words, in its/ their original form or edited, for advertising, promotional, and other purposes, in any media now known or hereafter developed, without notice to, consent from, or additional compensation payable to Participant, except where prohibited by law. By participating in this Promotion, each Participant agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, the Released Parties, and their advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with the Promotion, or acceptance and/or use or misuse of a Prize, or for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy or otherwise. Each entry (including photographs, videos, other images, voice recordings and/or other likenesses) submitted under this Promotion or captured as part of the Promotion, redemption of any Prize, or otherwise shall be owned exclusively by Sponsor.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; Governing Law and Venue; WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL; Errors. In no event shall Sponsor or any Released Party be liable to Participant for special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, including without limitation, loss of use of profits, regardless of whether such damages are caused or allegedly caused by breach of contract, tort or otherwise (including negligent or willful act or omission, warranty, indemnity, or strict liability). The Promotion and these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without regard for its conflict of laws doctrine, and regardless of where Participant lives or enters. Participant agrees that any legal action arising in connection with the Promotion, whether in tort, contract, or otherwise, shall be heard exclusively in the courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia. As a condition of participating in this Promotion, each Participant irrevocably and perpetually waives any right that Participant may have to a trial by jury in respect of any litigation directly or indirectly arising out of, under, or in connection with the Promotion, including without limitation, the method of entry or any Prize. Sponsor also is not responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical, technological, human or other errors in these Official Rules, in the administration of the Promotion, in the announcement of a Prize winner, and/or in any advertising or other associated promotional materials in connection with the Promotion.

Privacy Policy. By participating in the Promotion, Participant agrees to the terms of ST’s Privacy Policy, and ST’s Terms of Use.

Sponsor; Winner Identification: The Sponsor of this Promotion is Stand Together Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Questions, comments, and requests for Prize winner identification should be directed to Stand Together, ATTN: Legal Department, 2300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 500, Arlington, VA 22201, within thirty days after the Entry Period. This Promotion is not sponsored by, endorsed by, administered by, or associated with, any social media platform used to host or promote the Promotion, or any brand or retailer associated with a Prize (collectively, the “Platforms”), including, without limitation, Instagram.