THE METHOD® COACHELLA SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. .
OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (“D.C.”) WHO ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT TIME OF ENTRY.
BY ENTERING, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A CONTRACT, SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING. WITHOUT LIMITATION, THIS CONTRACT INCLUDES INDEMNITIES TO THE SPONSOR FROM YOU AND A LIMITATION OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES INCLUDING A WAIVER OF YOUR RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL AND TO PARTICIPATE IN CLASS ACTIONS.
The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Meta Platforms, Inc., Instagram, and/or TikTok Inc. Meta Platforms, Instagram, and TikTok are not affiliated with Sponsor in any way.
- SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The method® Coachella Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”), sponsored by Method Products, PBC (“Sponsor”), begins at 9:00:01 AM Pacific Time ("PT") on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT on Friday, February 23, 2024 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). The Sponsor’s computer is the Sweepstakes official clock.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, including D.C, who are age 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors of the Sponsor, the promoters, producers and sponsors of Coachella (defined below), including Goldenvoice, LLC, AEG Presents LLC and Anschutz Entertainment Group, Inc., and their respective parent companies, related subsidiaries, affiliates, prize suppliers, advertising and promotion agencies, or other entities involved in the development, or fulfillment of the Sweepstakes (collectively “Sweepstakes Entities”) and members of their immediate families (e.g., spouses, parents, children, siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and/or those living in the same household of each of the above, are not eligible to enter or win. All federal, state and local laws apply. Void outside the U.S., D.C., and wherever else prohibited by law.
HOW TO ENTER: There is NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to enter.
Limit one (1) entry per person. To enter during the Sweepstakes Period, eligible participants (“Entrant” or “you”) visit methodproducts.com/coachella. (“Website”). Once on the Website, follow the links and instructions to complete and submit the entry form, including providing your name, valid email address, zip code, and date of birth to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes (“Entry”). Sweepstakes winner will be determined through a random drawing (see Rule 4 below). Sponsor will rely on the information you provide to enter this Sweepstakes. If any additional information provided by Entrant is inconsistent with the information provided in the entry form, Sponsor may disqualify such Entrant, and it may result in forfeiture of any prize won.
Multiple Entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Use of any robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry method is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Any attempt by any individual to exceed the above-indicated limitation of one (1) Entry per person (e.g., by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, or like methods) if discovered or suspected by Sponsor will void all of that individual's Entries, and that individual will be disqualified, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. All Entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period to be eligible to win. Entries will not be acknowledged.
By participating, you (and your parent or legal guardian if you are deemed a minor in the jurisdiction in which you reside (“Minor”) agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules, and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. If Entrant fails to comply with any provision of these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify you, and your Entry will not be eligible to win.
If you enter using a mobile device, standard data fees may apply. See your wireless provider for pricing plan details. A mobile device is not required to participate.
- SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING and WINNER NOTIFICATION: On or about February 24, 2024, a representative chosen by Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period to select the winner. The potential winner will be notified by Sponsor via email provided at the time of entry. The potential winner (and their parent/legal guardian if winner is a Minor) will be required to complete and return a Declaration of Compliance, Liability Waiver, and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, "the Winner Documents") within five (5) days from the date of first attempted delivery of notification or potential winner forfeits the Prize, and it may be awarded to an alternate winner in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible Entries received.
If a prize notification or any component of the Prize is returned as undeliverable, or if potential winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, that potential winner will be disqualified, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. In the event that a potential winner forfeits their prize or is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the Prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible Entries. Only three (3) such alternate drawings will be held, if necessary, after which the Prize will remain unawarded if not claimed properly in accordance with these Official Rules. No more than the Prize as described in these Official Rules will be awarded. Limit one Prize per person/household. Sponsor is not responsible for any undelivered e-mails, Winner Documents, or other communications not received because of an Entrant’s privacy or spam filter settings or otherwise. If Sponsor requests to secure additional documents to effectuate the purposes and intents of these Official Rules, then potential winner agrees to execute the same.
PRIZE, APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE ("ARV") and ODDS: One Prize: One (1) winner will receive the following which is, collectively, the “Prize”: Two (2) VIP Passes to Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California (“Coachella’) for Weekend 2 (scheduled for April 19, 2024 - April 21, 2024) (ARV: $2,800), and a check for One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) payable to winner. Total ARV of Prize: $3,800. In addition, the Prize winner may have the opportunity to help in Sponsor’s build of a custom shower design to be featured onsite at Coachella (“Shower Experience”). Note: There is no retail value associated with the Shower Experience. In the event Shower Experience is not available, no additional compensation will be substituted.
Odds of winning the Prize depend on the number of eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
Shower Experience: By accepting Prize, winner agrees that Sponsor may capture audiovisual footage of winner’s participation including in connection with the custom shower design/build onsite at Coachella (“Promotional Footage”). Prior to Sponsor’s capture and/or public dissemination of any such Promotional Footage, winner may be subject to a background check at the sole discretion of Sponsor, and winner agrees to execute any additional documents necessary to effectuate the same. Sponsor has no obligation, express or implied, to use or exploit any Promotional Footage.
Additional Prize conditions: Coachella VIP Passes are subject to and governed by Coachella’s terms and conditions, including the Coachella Ticket Terms available at https://www.aegpresents.com/festival-ticket-terms; restrictions and limitations may apply in the sole discretion of Coachella. Prize is not redeemable for cash, assignable, transferable and may not be substituted except at Sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute an alternate prize of equal or greater value in the case of unavailability of Prize (or Prize component) or otherwise at its discretion. Any travel or other incidental expenses or costs associated with Prize not specified herein are not included in the Prize and are the winner's sole responsibility, including but not limited to air travel, ground transportation, and accommodations. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen Prize or Prize components. Sponsor is not responsible for Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster or other circumstance outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of Coachella. Coachella is not a sponsor or co-sponsor of this Sweepstakes.
Taxes on Prize: The winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning Prize. WINNER WILL BE ISSUED A FORM 1099 FOR TAX PURPOSES IN THE AMOUNT OF THE ACTUAL RETAIL VALUE OF THE PRIZE.
Fulfillment: The Prize (including check and Coachella passes) will be sent via express courier to the verified winner at the mailing address provided on the Winner Documents the week of April 8, 2024.
WINNER PUBLICITY RIGHTS: By accepting the Prize, winner (and the winner’s parent or legal guardian if winner is a Minor) agrees to allow Sponsor and its designees the right to use winner’s name, likeness, voice, photo/picture, footage, social media account handles, biographical data, city and state of residence, and statements regarding the Sweepstakes or the Sponsor, in whole or in part, in perpetuity, throughout the world, in all media and formats whether now or later known or developed, including without limitation via Sponsor’s and third-party websites and social media and digital channels, for advertising, trade, promotional and commercial purposes and any other purposes, without further notice, review, approval, or compensation, unless prohibited by law.
RELEASE AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By participating, Entrants (and their parent or legal guardian if Entrant is a Minor) agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes and further agree to release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities, Meta Platforms, Inc., Instagram, TikTok Inc, as well as each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, prize providers, legal counsel, and all of the foregoing’s respective employees, officers, directors, designees, licensees, representatives, and agents (collectively, "Released Parties"), from and against any and all claims, actions, liability, costs (including attorneys’ fees), losses, damages, fines or injuries (including bodily injury and death or property damage) of any kind whatsoever arising out of or related to, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly to: (i) participation in the Sweepstakes, or any Sweepstakes-related activity ; (ii) any acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any portion of the Prize (including, without limitation, losses, damages or injuries to Entrant’s or any other person’s equipment or other property, or to their persons); (iii) Sponsor’s right to exploit any rights granted to it hereunder; (iv) the Released Parties’ violation of rights of publicity or privacy, claims of defamation or portrayal in a false light or based on any claim of infringement of intellectual property; and; (v) any typographical, human, or other error in the printing, offering, selection, operation or announcement of any Sweepstakes activity and/or Prize, whether caused by Website users, tampering, or any equipment or programming associated or utilized with the Sweepstakes or unauthorized use of the Website associated with this Sweepstakes.
BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT (AND THEIR PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN IF ENTRANT IS A MINOR) AGREE THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (A) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (B) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY) NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS ($10.00), BUT IN NO EVENT ATTORNEYS' FEES; (C) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT (AND THEIR PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN IF ENTRANT IS A MINOR) HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVE ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS ($10.00), AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND (D) ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS IN THESE RULES. FURTHERMORE, ENTRANT (AND THEIR PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN IF ENTRANT IS A MINOR) AND EACH OF THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES HEREBY WAIVE, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY RIGHT THEY MAY HAVE TO A TRIAL BY JURY IN RESPECT OF ANY CLAIM OR DISPUTE ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THE SWEEPSTAKES OR THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
Entrants (and their parent or legal guardian if Entrant is a Minor), understand and agree that all rights under Section 1542 of the Civil Code of California (“Section 1542”) and any similar law of any state or territory of the United States that may be applicable with respect to the releases herein are hereby expressly and forever waived. Entrants (and their parent or legal guardian if Entrant is a Minor) acknowledge that Section 1542 provides that: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER, MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR RELEASED PARTY.” Entrant acknowledges that the releases herein are intended to apply to all claims not known or suspected to exist with the intent of waiving the effect of laws requiring the intent to release future unknown claims.
GENERAL: In the event of a dispute over the identity of an Entrant, Entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the email account used to enter the Sweepstakes. The "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet Service Provider. Sponsor may ask any Entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof, to Sponsor's satisfaction, that such party is the Authorized Account Holder of the email address associated with the Entry. If the identity of the individual who actually entered the Sweepstakes cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected Entry will be deemed ineligible. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass Entries or Entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Released Parties are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, garbled, or non-delivered Entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of Entries, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, Website, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or unavailable network connections, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet including but not limited to any social platform’s equipment or programming, or by any human or other error which may occur in the transmission, receipt or processing of any Entries in this Sweepstakes, the administration of the Sweepstakes or the announcement of winner; and/or (iii) any injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person's system or equipment related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes or use of the Website.
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any factor beyond Sponsor's reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes cannot be run as planned, Sponsor may disqualify any suspect Entries or individuals from the Sweepstakes and (a) suspend the Sweepstakes and modify the Sweepstakes to address the impairment, then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; and/or (b) award the Prize from among the eligible, non-suspect Entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual found, in its sole opinion, to be tampering with the operation of the Sweepstakes, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike manner or with the intent to disrupt the normal operation of a Sweepstakes
THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE IF THIS SWEEPSTAKES CANNOT BE ADMINISTERED OR CONDUCTED OR ANY PRIZE CANNOT BE AWARDED DUE TO THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS’ (INCLUDING THOSE SUPPLYING ANY SERVICES OR COMPONENTS OF THE PRIZE), CANCELLATIONS, DELAYS, OR INTERRUPTIONS RESULTING OR ARISING FROM ACTS OF GOD, WAR, OR TERRORISM, CIVIL UNREST, STRIKES, SUPPLY SHORTAGES, NATURAL DISASTERS, WEATHER, EPIDEMICS, COMPLIANCE WITH ANY LAW OR ORDER OF A GOVERNMENTAL AUTHORITY, OR ANY OTHER SIMILAR ACT, EVENT, OR OCCURRENCE BEYOND THE REASONABLE CONTROL OF THE SPONSOR.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE ANY WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WEBSITE AND THE PRIZE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official 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 Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes-related materials or notifications (including, but not limited to, the Website, social media or other promotional materials) and these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of Entrants (and Entrant’s parent of legal guardian if Entrant is a Minor), Sponsor and/or the Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes will be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Wisconsin, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Wisconsin. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in Racine County, Wisconsin. By participating, each Entrant (and their parent or legal guardian if Entrant is a Minor) expressly consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts located in Racine County, Wisconsin and waive all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts.
WINNER LIST: To obtain the name of the winner, (available after winner has been notified and confirmed), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than May 24, 2024), to: method Coachella Sweepstakes Winner List Request, 631 Howard St. San Francisco, CA 94105.
SPONSOR: Method Products, PBC 631 Howard St. San Francisco, CA 94105.
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Meta Platforms, Inc., Instagram, and TikTok Inc. are not affiliated with this Sweepstakes or Sponsor in any way and are not responsible for the administration of the Sweepstakes or the awarding of the Prize. No endorsement or approval of Sweepstakes by Meta Platforms, Inc., Instagram or TikTok Inc. is expressed or implied. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes must be directed to the Sponsor, and NOT to Meta Platforms, Inc., Instagram, or TikTok Inc. You are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Meta Platforms, Inc., Instagram, or TikTok Inc.