Essential Tools Giveaway



This Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Instagram, Inc.

This Essentials Tools Giveaway (“Giveaway”) is sponsored by STANLEY Tools, 400 Executive Blvd S. Southington, CT (“Sponsor”). The Entry Period will be held September 29, 2017 from 10:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) until October 6, 2017 at 11:59 PM ET (“Entry Period”).  Sponsor’s is the official Giveaway timekeeper. By entering this Giveaway, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor which shall be final and legally binding in all respects.  Each entrant understands that they are providing their information to Sponsor, not to Instagram®, and the information provided will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy ( Should there be conflict between Sponsor’s privacy policy and these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall govern. Any personally identifiable information collected during an entrant's entry in this Giveaway will be collected by Sponsor or its designee and used by Sponsor and/or its designees for purposes of the proper administration, fulfillment, publicizing and promotion of this Giveaway as described in these Official Rules, as stated in Sponsor’s privacy policy or as otherwise expressly consented to by entrant during any separate opt-in opportunity provided to entrant during the Giveaway.  If an entrant does not fully agree to the terms of the Privacy Policy, such entrant should not enter this Giveaway. Entries are the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.  Limit of: one (1) Entry per person; one (1) prize to be awarded; and one (1) Winner to be declared.  This Giveaway is subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations and void where prohibited. 

1.              Eligibility:  This Giveaway is open only to persons who are legal residents of one of the 50 USA states or Washington, DC and are at least the age of majority or older at the time of entry at the time of entry. .  Entrants must have a valid Instagram® account to enter.  Employees of Sponsor or its affiliates (“Giveaway Entities”), their immediate family members (spouse, domestic partner, children, siblings, parents, grandparents, grandchildren and step family members) and/or people living in the same household (related or not) are not eligible to enter.

2.              How to Enter: During the Entry Period, you must complete the following to enter this Giveaway:  (A) visit and log into your Instagram® account; ( (B) if you have not done so already, "Follow" Sponsor’s Instagram page @Officialstanleytools; (C) click on Giveaway post on Sponsor’s Instagram page; (D) agree to the Official Rules and Terms of Use; and (E) caption or comment on the Giveaway image (maximum of 20 words) with what fall project you would use the Essential Tools for.  Each qualifying caption or comment (herein referred to as “Entry”) will be entered for the random drawing.  Video files and photos are not an acceptable format for entry in this Giveaway. Limit of one (1) Entry per person. Sponsor is not responsible for any unauthorized use of an entrant’s submitted entry materials by Instagram, Inc. and its affiliates or by Instagram® users.  All Entries must reflect the entrant’s personal experience and cannot contain any objectionable or inappropriate content, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. By entering this Giveaway, each entrant represents and warrants that their Entry materials are original and they own all right and title thereto and their Entry does not infringe any third party intellectual property rights. Entrants agree to assign and hereby do assign to Sponsor the ownership rights to all of the Entry materials. To the extent any such ownership rights are owned by or obligated to be assigned to Instagram, Inc. or its affiliates, the entrant agrees to assign and hereby does assign all remaining ownership rights to Sponsor, and agrees to grant, and hereby does grant, to Sponsor a worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free license under any rights owned by or obligated to be assigned to Instagram, Inc. or its affiliates. All Entry materials must be entered at one time and once an entrant submits their Entry, it cannot be changed. Entries will be reviewed for content by Sponsor and Sponsor reserves the right to remove any Entry, in its sole and absolute discretion. Entry in this Giveaway constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant’s name, city, state, likeness, image and Entry materials for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission or approval. All Entry materials become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned and may not be acknowledged. If the Giveaway is not completed in accordance with these Official Rules, the resulting entrant’s Entry will be disqualified. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, including but not limited to commercial Giveaway subscription notification and/or entering services, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Giveaway. Tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway is prohibited and any entries deemed by Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, to have been entered in this manner will be void. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, are void and will not be accepted. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the Instagram® account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned to an Instagram® account by Instagram, Inc. An Entry will be disqualified if it is forged, falsified, altered or improperly tampered with in any way.

3.              Random Drawing:  The random drawing will be held on or about October 9, 2017. The one (1) Entry drawn will be declared potential “Winner”.  Entrants are not required to be present to win.  Odds of winning depend on the total number of Entries received. AN ENTRANT IS NOT AN OFFICIAL WINNER UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT'S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN ADVISED BY SPONSOR THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.

4.  Notification and Claim of Prize:  The potential Winner will be notified by Sponsor via direct message on Instagram® within five (5) days after the random drawing is held.  The potential Winner will be required to claim prize by sending a response to the direct message and provide his/her contact information within ten (10) days after Sponsor’s first notification attempt – failure to do so will result in forfeiture of the prize.  Sponsor shall have no liability for any potential prize winning notification that is not received by potential Winner for any reason.  If, despite reasonable efforts by Sponsor, a potential Winner does not respond to notification and accept and claim prize as required herein or if the notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable, such potential Winner will be disqualified and forfeit prize and an alternate potential Winner may be selected at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion from amongst all remaining eligible Entries.  To be declared the official Winner, the potential Winner must meet the eligibility requirements and comply with these Official Rules.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT THE WINNER OF THE PRIZE UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT'S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN ADVISED BY SPONSOR THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  The potential Winner must, within the above ten (10) day period, complete, personally sign and return to Sponsor an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability/Publicity Release (except where prohibited by law) confirming such potential Winner’s compliance with these Official Rules and releasing the Released Parties (defined below) from any liability in connection with such potential Winner’s entry in this Giveaway and their possession, use or misuse of the prize.  Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of the prize awarded hereunder.

5.     Prize:  The prize is comprised of (1) of each of the following products:


Prize Description



25’ STANLEY® DualLock™ Tape



STANLEY® 30’ Pocket Laser Distance Measurer



STANLEY® 16oz Fiberglass Curve Claw Hammer



STANLEY® 16" Essential™ Toolbox



STANLEY®FATMAX® Folding Retractable Knife





STANLEY® Cut-Resistant Foam Nitrile-Coated Gloves



STANLEY® Genesis Premium Safety Glasses, Clear Lens



STANLEY® Easy Home Repairs Book






STANLEY® 6-Way Screwdriver


Total MSRP


The total approximate retail value of each prize is $142.95.  The prizes are non-assignable and non-transferable and have no credit or cash value.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize (or any part) for one of equal or greater value, for any reason.  Each Winner is solely responsible for federal, state and local income and other taxes on the prize.  Each Winner should allow up to six (6) weeks before the prize is shipped to them after they have been declared an official Winner by Sponsor. The prizes will be mailed to the Winners’ street address in the USA via regular ground mail.  The Winner is solely responsible for all local, state and federal taxes on the prize, if any.

6.     Publicity Release: Acceptance of a prize constitutes each Winner's permission for Sponsor to use Winner's Entry, name, photograph, video,  image, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements, testimonial (in whole or part), prize information and address (city and state) (collectively, "Attributes") for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, without further compensation or authorization (except where prohibited by law) and releases Sponsor from all claims arising out of the use of such Attributes.

7.   ENTRY CONDITIONS AND RELEASES: By entering this GIVEAWAY, EACH ENTRANT AGREES for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, administrators, representatives, insurers and assigns: (A) to release and hold harmless Giveaway Entities, Instagram, Inc., Giveaway prize suppliers, Instagram, Inc., all individuals and entities involved in fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting this Giveaway and each of their respective past and present officers, directors, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, representatives, licensees and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all claims, expenses, liabilities, personal injury, death, illness, property loss, litigation or damages of any kind to persons and/or property (including but not limited to invasion of privacy under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory, defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights) that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, arising out of such entrant’s entry in Giveaway and/or such entrant’s acceptance, possession, use and/or misuse of the prize; and (B) to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Released Parties from and against any and all claims, expenses and/or liabilities arising out of or relating to such entrant’s entry in this Giveaway and/or entrant’s acceptance, use and/or misuse of prize.  Released Parties are not responsible for, and each entrant hereby releases the Released Parties from, any claims arising from: (i) lost, late, illegible, mutilated, misdirected, damaged, corrupted, inaccessible, inaccurate or incomplete entries, entries not received by the time designated for the Entry Period; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctions or interruptions of any computer, equipment, cable, network, hardware or software, programming, or technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet; (iii) unauthorized human intervention in the entry process or technical or human error which may occur in the administration of or processing of Entries in Giveaway; (iv) any injury or damage to persons or property, including but not limited to entrant’s computer, hardware or software, including which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s entry in Giveaway; and (vi) theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries.  Sponsor is not responsible for any electronic or typographical errors in the printing, advertisement or reproduction of these Official Rules, in any advertisement or promotional material related to this Giveaway (print or online) or in administration of this Giveaway including but not limited to depiction of prize or announcement of Winners.

8.   RELEASE OF CLAIMS (CALIFORNIA):  Each entrant acknowledges that there is a possibility that, subsequent to their involvement with this Giveaway and adherence to these Official Rules they may discover facts or incur or suffer claims which were unknown or unsuspected at the time agreeing to these Official Rules, and which if known by them at that time may have materially affected their decision to enter this Giveaway. Such entrants acknowledge and agree that by reason of these Official Rules, and the release contained in the preceding subsections, they are assuming any risk of such unknown facts and such unknown and unsuspected claims.  Such entrants acknowledge that they have read these Official Rules and, as such, hereby have been advised of the existence of Section 1542 of the California Civil Code, which provides: “A general release does not extend to claims that the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor.”

9.    DISQUALIFICATION/FORCE MAJEURE:  Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend or terminate this Giveaway if it determines, in its sole discretion, that this Giveaway is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of this Giveaway as contemplated herein.  If an insufficient number of eligible Entries are received and/or Sponsor is prevented from awarding any prize or continuing with this Giveaway as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health or other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal, state or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis (e.g. ZIKA virus), order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), Sponsor shall have the right to modify, extend or terminate this Giveaway.  If this Giveaway is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select the potential Winners in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect Entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination.  Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances.

10.  DISPUTES:  Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway or the prizes awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Giveaway, but in no event attorneys' or legal fees; and (3) unless otherwise prohibited, under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, 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.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Maryland without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of State of Maryland or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Maryland.

11.   Winners List: To obtain Official Rules or Winners’ names, send a self-addressed envelope to: Essential Tools Giveaway, 701 E. Joppa Road, MS# TW230, Towson, MD 21286, Attn.: J. Greene.  All such requests must be received by December 6, 2017. 

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