WHIRLPOOL.COM RATINGS AND REVIEWS SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL RULES AND CONDITIONS
No purchase necessary. A purchase or payment of any kind will not increase your chances of winning.
These Official Rules govern the Whirlpool.com Ratings and Reviews Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") offered by Whirlpool brand, a division of Whirlpool Corporation (the "Sponsor")
Sweepstakes Period: Sweepstakes begins at 12:01am Eastern Time ("ET"), July 1, 2017 and ends at 11:59pm ET on December 31, 2017.
Eligibility: Sweepstakes open only to legal residents of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States, not including Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico, who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Employees, family members and persons living in the same households of such employees, of Sponsor or its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. By entering, winners certify that they meet all eligibility requirements.
To Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, you may enter the Sweepstakes through one of the following methods:
Log on to www.whirlpool.com and either sign in if you are already a registered customer or register your product(s) with Whirlpool.com. There is no cost to register. Then post a review of any product on Whirlpool.com and you will be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes. You can also be entered into the Sweepstakes by submitting a review through a link in an official Ratings and Review e-mail you may receive after registering a Whirlpool brand product.
You may review as many products as you wish and each product review will constitute one (1) entry. All product reviews are subject to the Terms and Conditions of the Whirlpool Ratings and Review site. Sponsor does not guarantee the public posting of any product review and reserves the right, in its sole discretion, not to post your review for any reason, including, but not limited to, if it contains any content that infringes upon the copyrights of any third parties or contains obscene, lewd or offensive language.
1. To enter without providing a product review, on a 3" x 5" piece of paper, hand-print your full name, complete address, e-mail address, daytime and evening telephone numbers (area codes included), and mail entry in a properly stamped #10 envelope to Whirlpool Corporation, Attn: WHIRLPOOL.COM RATINGS AND REVIEWS SWEEPSTAKES, P.O. Box 6005, Morton Grove, IL 60053. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by the Sweepstakes Period end date and received within seven (7) days to be eligible. Limit one (1) entry per stamped outer envelope. Each mail-in entry must be mailed separately.
By submitting a product review as part of an online entry, entrant hereby grants permission for the product review to be posted on www.whirlpool.com and entrant agrees that Sponsor is not responsible for any unauthorized use of product reviews by third parties. Multiple reviews of the same product are not valid. Entries generated by a script, computer programs, macro, programmed, robotic or other automated means are void and will be disqualified.
Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. In the event of a dispute, the potential winner may be required to provide proof that he or she is the authorized holder of the identified e-mail account. Sponsor is not responsible for entries that are lost, late, garbled, damaged, illegible or otherwise deficient or incompletely received for any reason. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures or errors of any kind; lost or unavailable network connections; or incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or otherwise in violation of these Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify any promotion not capable of completion as planned, including by tampering, unauthorized intervention or force majeure.
Random Drawing: One (1) winner will be determined in a random drawing on or by January 15, 2018. Potential prize winner will be notified via email as identified through entry submission on or by January 31, 2018 and may be required to sign and return within one (1) week of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity release. Failure to comply with deadline may result in forfeiture of prize and selection of an alternate winner. If Sponsor is not able to contact the potential prize winner, or if the potential prize winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may select an alternate potential prize winner from among all remaining eligible entries. Sponsor may select up to three (3) alternate prize winners; thereafter, if a potential prize winner cannot be verified in accordance with these Official Rules, the prize will not be awarded. Odds of winning are determined by the number of eligible.
Prize: One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive one Whirlpool major home appliance (refrigerator (excluding French door bottom mount models), dishwasher, range, wall oven, microwave, washer or dryer) with an MSRP not to exceed $1,500 as selected by the Grand Prize winner. Average Retail Value: $1,600; actual value may vary. In the event actual value is less than the Average Retail Value, difference will not be awarded to the winner. Delivery included; installation if applicable, not included. Allow eight (8) weeks after notification for delivery of prize. All fees, federal, state and other taxes relating to the use, acceptance and possession of the prize are the responsibility of the winner. No substitution, exchange or transfer of prize except in Sponsor's sole discretion, in which case a prize of equal or greater value may be substituted.
Release: By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant agrees to release and hold harmless, Sponsor, its related companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the contest or receipt or use of any prize.
Limitations of Liability: Sponsor is not responsible for: technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to: (i) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (ii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iii) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (iv) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (v) any injury or damage to persons or property, including but not limited to entrant's computer, hardware or software, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes.
Disputes: Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, other than the administration of the Sweepstakes or the determination of winners shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the District of Michigan (Eastern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in Berrien County, Michigan; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim 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.
Winner List: For name of winner, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Whirlpool Corporation, Attn: Whirlpool.com Ratings & Reviews Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 6005, Morton Grove, IL 60053 by February 28, 2018. Allow four (4) weeks for delivery of winners list. Void where prohibited.
Sponsor: Whirlpool Corporation, 2000 North M-63, Benton Harbor, MI 49022