STANLEY 2018 Fathers Day Giveaway Official Rules


This Stanley 2018 Father’s Day Giveaway (“Giveaway”) is sponsored by Stanley Tools, whose address is 701 E. Joppa Rd. Towson, MD  (“Sponsor”).  The Entry Period will be held from June 15, 2018 at 6:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) through June 17, 2017 at 11:59 PM ET (“Entry Period”). By entering this Giveaway, each entrant fully and unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor which shall be final and legally binding in all respects. Each entrant understands that they are providing their information to Sponsor and 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 a participant's participation in this Giveaway will be collected by Giveaway or its designees and used by Sponsor 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 participant during any separate opt-in opportunity provided to participants. Each qualifying eligible entry submitted as stated herein during the Entry Period is referred to as an “Entry”. Limit of: one (1) Entry per person; one (1) random drawing; ten (10) prizes to be award; and ten (10) Winners to be declared. If an entrant does not fully agree to these Official Rules, such entrant should not enter this Contest. This Contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

1.             ELIGIBILITY.  The Giveaway is open to persons who are legal residents of any of the 50 states of the USA or DC, who are at least the age of majority or older at the time of entry in this Giveaway. Entrants must have a valid Instagram® account in order to enter. Employees of Stanley Tools, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., and their affiliates (individually and collectively, “Giveaway Entities”), and the immediate families and members of same household (related or not), and all other entities or persons involved in the administration of this Giveaway are not eligible to enter.  All eligibility is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations.  Void where prohibited. 

2.           HOW TO ENTER.  During the Entry Period:  (A) visit and log into entrant’s (your) Instagram® account; (B) visit Sponsor’s Instagram® page at ("Sponsor Instagram page"); (C) Comment on one of our 2018 Father’s Day Giveaway posts telling us: “Why the father figure in your life deserves to win a prize package”.

All Entries must be in compliance with these Official Rules, original to the entrant, reflect the entrant’s personal experience or observation, and cannot contain any objectionable content, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. 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. Sponsor reserves the right to edit Entry materials, in its sole and absolute discretion, before posting or publishing them or to remove any Entry materials that are not in compliance with these Official Rules. All Entry materials become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned and may not be acknowledged. 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 a Instagram® account by Instagram, Inc. An Entry will be disqualified if it is illegible, forged, falsified, altered or improperly tampered with in any way.


3.              RANDOM DRAWINGS.  The random drawing to determine the potential Winners from amongst all eligible Entries will be held on or about June 18, 2018.  Sponsor will conduct the random drawing.  Entrants are not required to be present to win.  Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible Entries entered for the drawing.  In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a Winner, the potential winning Entry will be declared made by the authorized Instagram® account holder submitted at time of entry.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT THE WINNER OF A PRIZE 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: Each potential Winner will be notified by Sponsor via direct message on Instagram® by June 22, 2018. The potential Winner will be required to claim prize by sending a response to the direct message and provide his/her contact information within two (2) 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, the potential Winner does not respond to notification and claim prize as required herein, is found to be ineligible or not complied with these Official Rules, declines prize (or any part) for any reason prior to award or if the prize 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 ten (10) days, 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. Each prize will be shipped to respective Winner at their USA street mailing address (cannot ship to a post office box) via Stanley Tools’ preferred carrier approximately 6 to 8 weeks after Stanley Tools receives the above required documentation from each such Winner.

5.              PRIZES.  There will be a total of ten (10) prize packages awarded. The prize package includes:


Prize Description

Model No.

Approximate Retail Value

One (1) STANLEY® 19 in Tool Box



One (1) STANLEY® 8 in Precision Claw Bar



One (1) FATMAX® 9" Extruded Torpedo



One (1) STANLEY® TLM30 ft. Pocket Laser Distance Measurer



One (1) STANLEY® 15 in SharpTooth™ Handsaw



One (1) STANLEY® 16 oz Curve Claw Fiberglass Hammer



One (1) 2018 FATMAX® 25 ft. Tape Measure



One (1) STANLEY® PowerLock® 25 ft. Tape Measuring



One (1) 50 pk FATMAX® Carbide Utility Blades



One (1) FATMAX® Spring Assist Knife



One (1) FATMAX® 6-Piece Screwdriver Set



Four (4) Carpenter Pencils





The total Approximate Retail Value of all prize packages is $1847.90. The prize is non-assignable and non-transferable and has no cash or credit value. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion 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, local income and other taxes on the prize, if any and all costs and expenses incurred in their entering this Giveaway and accepting, claiming and using the prize awarded. Each prize will be awarded only if the respective potential Winner fully complies with these Official Rules.

6.              PUBLICITY RELEASE:  Acceptance of any prize constitutes each Winner's permission for Giveaway Entities to use the Winner's name, photograph, image, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and complete address (collectively, the "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 Giveaway Entities from all claims arising out of the use of such Attributes.

7.           ENTRY CONDITIONS & RELEASE:  By entering, each ENTRANT agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (A) to release and hold harmless Giveaway Entities, Giveaway prize suppliers, and their respective past and present officers, members, directors, representatives, agents, employees, affiliates, licensees, parent companies, affiliates, owners and shareholders (individually and collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s entry in this Giveaway and/or such entrant’s acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize (or any part); and (B) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in this Giveaway itself.  Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from this Giveaway at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. The headings of the paragraphs in these Official Rules are for the convenience of reference only, and do not form a part hereof, and in no way define, limit, describe, modify, interpret or construe the meanings of Sponsor, the scope of these Official Rules, or the intent of any paragraph hereof.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.  Sponsor is not responsible for any electronic or typographical error in the printing, advertisement or reproduction of these Official Rules or in any Giveaway-related materials, including in print or online, administration of this Giveaway or in the announcement of prize or Winner.  Released Parties are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, damaged, misdirected or illegible Entries; or (ii) any theft, tampering, alteration, or destruction associated with the Giveaway, including the Entries.  Any attempt to damage or undermine the fair and legitimate operation of the Giveaway shall result in disqualification and may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Sponsor reserves the right to amend these Official Rules at any time and any such amendment will be located on the designated landing page. 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 in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

8.              RELEASE OF CLAIMS (CALIFORNIA).  Each entrant acknowledges that there is a possibility that, subsequent to their involvement with the 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 the 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, suspend, 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.  In the event an insufficient number of eligible entries are received and/or Sponsor is prevented from awarding the 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/provincial or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis (e.g. SARS), order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), then Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate this Giveaway.  If this Giveaway is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select the potential Winner 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.  Only the type and one (1) prize described in these Official Rules will be awarded.

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 prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate federal or state court of Maryland, USA; (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, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with this Giveaway shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Maryland, USA without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of State of Maryland, USA or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Maryland, USA.          

11.            WINNER’S LIST/OFFICIAL RULES.  To obtain a complete copy of these Official Rules or names of Winners, send a self-addressed envelope to Stanley Tools, Stanley 2018 Father’s Day Giveaway 701 E. Joppa Road, Mail Stop #TW230, Towson, Maryland 21286, Attn.: J. Greene.  Specify whether you are requesting a copy of these Official Rules or names of the Winners.  All such requests must be received by August 15, 2018.