INSTAGRAM SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

This Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Canidae Corporation (“Sponsor” or “Canidae”).  This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. Universal Television, LLC and The Kelly Clarkson Show are not sponsors of this sweepstakes. Entrants are providing information to Sponsor(s) and not to Universal Television, LLC or The Kelly Clarkson Show (the “Show”).  Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion should be directed to Sponsor, not Instagram.  The Sweepstakes is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”).

Eligibility

This Sweepstakes is open only to those entrants who follow the Sweepstakes Official Rules. Participants must be 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. The Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the continental United States and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Canidae, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies, and suppliers, and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of employees are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and is void where prohibited. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of any entrant.

Agreement to Rules

By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept all Sponsor decisions as final and binding as it relates to the Sweepstakes.

Sweepstakes Period

Entries will be accepted online starting on April 12, 2021 at 9 AM EDT and ending May 7, 2021 at 12 PM EDT.

How to Enter

On April 12, 2021 at 9 AM EDT, Canidae will post a carousel of 7 tips on its Instagram account, @canidaepetfood, and campaign landing page at canidae.com/goodness that feature steps you can take to be more sustainable. You may either take a screenshot of one of the tips or take a unique photo of what you are doing to be more sustainable and post the screenshot or photo on your public Instagram account (in-feed or in your Story) with a caption using hashtag #SustainTheGoodness and tagging @canidaepetfood.

Your Instagram profile must be public to win. You may enter up to 5 times each week for a maximum number of 25 entries. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, Your submission may be removed from eligibility at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Prize

There will be five winners of the Sweepstakes. Every Friday of the campaign at 12pm EDT, Canidae will choose one winner for the week (the “Weekly Winner”). The Weekly Winner will receive one seven lb. bag of Canidae Sustain and one Hungry Harvest box, approximate retail value of $99.99. In addition to the four Weekly Winners, there will be one grand prize winner (“Grand Prize Winner”) selected at the conclusion of the Sweepstakes. The Grand Prize Winner will receive a year’s supply of Hungry Harvest (1 box/month for a total of 12 boxes) and a year’s supply of Canidae pet food (1 large bag/month for a total of 12 18-25lb. bags of Canidae pet food) with an approximate value of $1,119.88.

The specifics of the Prizes shall be solely determined by Sponsor and Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute and/or modify a Prize with (a) prize(s) of equal or greater value for any reason. No cash or other Prize substitution shall be permitted except at Sponsor’s discretion. Each Prize is nontransferable. ANY AND ALL PRIZE-RELATED EXPENSES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND/OR LOCAL TAXES, SHALL BE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNERS. Sponsor will pay for shipping. No responsibility is assumed by Sponsor for any postal mail or delivery returned as undeliverable without a forwarding address. No responsibility is assumed by Sponsor after Prize has been shipped. Acceptance of Prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to use Winners’ names, likenesses, and entries for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

Odds

The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Winner Selection and Notification

One Weekly Winner will be selected by a random drawing under the supervision of Canidae, which random drawing will occur each Friday of the campaign at 12pm EDT (April 16, 2021, April 23, 2021, April 30, 2021, and May 7, 2021). The Grand Prize Winner will be selected by a random drawing under the supervision of Canidae after the conclusion of the campaign on May 7, 2021 at 12pm EDT. Winners will be notified by Instagram Direct Messaging within five (5) days following selection of Winners. Sponsor shall have no liability for Winners’ failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winners’ provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If a Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, or fails to claim the prize within fifteen (15) days from the time award notification is sent, the prize may be forfeited and another Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY A WINNER (AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

Rights Granted by You

The Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, elect to use, in whole or in part, any submission materials submitted to this Sweepstakes for its own future advertising and/or promotional activities, without notice or compensation. By submitting such materials, You forfeit any copyright or other rights or claims to same. Submission materials may include, but are not limited to, photos, essays, videos, compilations, etc. as may be applicable.

Submission Materials

You warrant to Sponsor that Your submission materials do not infringe on anyone else’s copyright or other intellectual property. Submission materials must not: (1) contain defamatory words or statements (including words or symbols that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a specific race, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation); (2) threaten or disparage any person, place, business, or group; (3) invade the privacy or other rights of any person, firm, or entity; (4) contain or reference materials that are in any way unlawful, in violation of or contrary to applicable federal or state laws and regulations where the submission is created; (5) contain materials that are indecent (including but not limited to nudity or pornography), profane, obscene, hateful, tortuous, slanderous or libelous; or (6) contain materials that appear to have been made in an unsafe or unlawful manner (collectively the “Submission Requirements”). Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to remove any submission materials that are deemed inappropriate according to Sponsor and disqualify any individual who is found by Sponsor in its sole discretion to be in violation of any Submission Requirements.

Cancellation, Termination, Modification or Suspension of the Sweepstakes

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should a virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, select the Grand Prize Winner from all eligible entries received prior to the action by Sponsor.

INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS UNIVERSAL TELEVISION, THE SHOW, SPONSOR AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATE AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, THE INSTAGRAM PLATFORM, ADMINISTRATOR, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE. SPONSOR AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONDITION, FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRIZE. SPONSOR AND ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO OR THE DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES

Disputes

This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States of America and the State of Delaware without regard to conflict of law doctrines. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, You irrevocably agree that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Connecticut. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall You be permitted to obtain an award for, and hereby waive all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than Your actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes). You further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Privacy Policy

Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Canidae website as modified by the Official Rules. To read the Privacy Policy, click here.  California residents click here.

Winners List

To obtain a copy of the Winners’ names or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Canidae Pet Foods

1 Dock St Ste 500, Stamford, CT, 06902-5838 United States.

 

Requests must be received no later than May 14, 2021.