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Garmin Social Media Sweepstakes


  1. SWEEPSTAKES DESCRIPTION: Garmin International, Inc. (“Garmin”) will sponsor a series of four sweepstakes (each a “Sweepstakes”). The Prize(s) for each of the Sweepstakes is described in Section 8 of these rules. Two winners will be chosen for each of the four Sweepstakes, resulting in eight winners. The Sweepstakes will be administered through Garmin’s Fish and Hunt Instagram account and through Garmin’s Marine Instagram account or via the alternate method described in Section 6 of these rules. No purchase is necessary to enter the Sweepstakes.
  2. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to individuals who are legal residents of the 50 United States (excluding Puerto Rico residents) or the District of Columbia, are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees and their immediate families of Garmin International, Inc. (“Garmin”) and any of Garmin’s affiliated companies are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.
  3. AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: Entry in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of Garmin, which are final and binding. Winning a prize (or prizes) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein in a timely manner.
  4. SPONSOR: Garmin, located at 1200 East 151st Street, Olathe, Kansas 66062, is the sole sponsor of this promotion. The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
  5. SWEEPSTAKES TERM:  Each of the four Sweepstakes will run for three months, starting at 12:00 p.m. Central Time (“CT) on April 17, 2019, and ending at 11:59 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on July 17, 2019; starting at 12:00 p.m. Central Time (“CT”) on July 17, 2019, and ending at 11:59 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on October 17, 2019; starting at 12:00 p.m. Central Time (“CT”) on October 17, 2019, and ending at 11:59 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on January 17, 2020; starting at 12:00 p.m. Central Time (“CT”) on January 17, 2020, and ending at 11:59 a.m. on April 17, 2020, or such longer or shorter term as Garmin shall determine in its sole discretion (the “Sweepstakes Term”). Entries received prior to or after the Sweepstakes Term will be disqualified.  Garmin is the official timekeeper for the Sweepstakes Term, and all timekeeping decisions of Garmin shall be final.
  6. ENTRY: Eligible persons as set forth in Section 2 of these rules may enter the Sweepstakes by each, or either, of the following methods: (1) entrants enter the Sweepstakes by submitting to Garmin’s LiveScope Content Contest entry form a digital file (must be either .avi, .flw., .mov, .mp4, .wmv) of underwater Panoptix LiveScope sonar footage captured using the Helm feature of the Garmin ActiveCaptain app. (2) In addition to entering the Sweepstakes by the social media method, eligible persons may also enter the Sweepstakes by submitting via e-mail to social.fishhunt@garmin.com or to social.marine@garmin.com, with “LiveScope Content Contest” in the subject line, a digital file (must be either .avi, .flw., .mov, .mp4, .wmv) of underwater Panoptix LiveScope sonar footage captured using the Helm feature of the Garmin ActiveCaptain app. Entrants using this alternate method of entry must also provide their age, physical mailing address, and phone number in the body of their email entries.

    Entries will not be acknowledged. Garmin and its affiliates assume no responsibility for any lost entries or any computer, internet, or technical malfunctions that might occur during the entry process. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service will apply.

    In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used on the entry form from which the entry was received, or in the case of the alternate means of entry, the email address from which entry was received, will be deemed to be the entrant. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the entry. 
  7. ENTRY LIMITATIONS: All eligible entries will be entered into the Sweepstakes, with no limit set on the number of entries a person may submit. Entries by any method other than set forth in Section 6 are void. Garmin is not responsible for entries that it does not receive for any reason, or for entries that it receives but are ineligible under these Official Rules. Garmin will automatically disqualify any incomplete or illegible entry.
  8. PRIZE: Eight grand prizes (each[PL2]  a “Prize”) will be awarded for the Sweepstakes Term, consisting of a Quatix 5 Stainless Steel with Blue Band smartwatch and a Garmin Marine cap.
  9. PRIZE VALUE: Each Prize has an approximate retail value (“ARV”) of $564.99. The ARV of Prizes is subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on, among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is estimated for purposes of these Official Rules and the date the Prize is awarded. Each Prize is nontransferable and non-refundable and must be accepted as awarded. No cash or other substitution may be made, except by Garmin, who reserves the right to substitute a Prize with another prize of equal or greater value if a Prize is not available for any reason as determined by Garmin in its sole discretion. Winners are responsible for any taxes associated with receipt of a Prize.
  10. SELECTION: The potential winners of each Sweepstakes will be chosen by one or more Garmin employees (“Judges”) from the pool of valid entries by 5:00 PM Central Time (“CT”) on July 17, 2019; October 17, 2019; January 17, 2019; and April 17, 2019. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Terms. Judges will base their selections on uniqueness and overall quality of entry, but all decisions will ultimately be subjective and final.
  11. NOTIFICATION OF POTENTIAL WINNER: Garmin will attempt to notify each potential winner byemail immediately after Selection. If a winner of a Prize does not respond within one week (7 days) of notification, that Prize will be forfeited and the Judges will select an alternate potential winner in such potential winner’s place from all of the remaining valid entries received for the Sweepstakes Term. Alternate potential winners will be notified by email. Garmin and its affiliates, or their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, will not be liable for unsuccessful efforts to notify a winner.
  12. REQUIREMENTS OF THE POTENTIAL WINNER: Except where prohibited by law, each potential winner may be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility (the “Affidavit”) within 2 days of being notified. If a potential winner fails to sign and return the Affidavit postmarked within the required time period, an alternate entrant may be selected in such potential winner’s place from all of the remaining valid entries received for the Sweepstakes Term. If a potential winner declines the Prize, does not respond to the Prize notification, fails to claim the Prize, is unavailable for Prize fulfillment, fails to abide by the Official Rules, or is ineligible, the Judges will select an alternate winner from all remaining valid entries received for the Sweepstakes Term.
  13. PRIVACY:  Garmin will be collecting personal data from the entrants and potential winners in order to confirm Sweepstakes eligibility. Garmin will treat this data in accordance with its privacy policy, located at http://www.garmin.com/privacy/. In addition, Garmin may use and share an entrant’s personal data with third parties solely to the extent necessary to fulfill its obligation to administer and sponsor this Sweepstakes. All information provided is being provided solely to Garmin, and not to Instagram.
  14. GENERAL CONDITIONS:  Garmin reserves the right to cancel, suspend, and/or modify the Sweepstakes if any fraud, virus, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper play of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Garmin in its sole discretion.  Garmin reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any false information provided by any entrant concerning such entrant’s identity or mailing address or any non-compliance by an entrant with these Official Rules may result in the immediate disqualification of the entrant from this Sweepstakes.  ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, GARMIN RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.  Garmin’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. 
  15. PUBLICITY: Notwithstanding any other term herein, except where prohibited by law, submission of any entry constitutes the entrant’s consent to use of entrant’s name, likeness, voice, state of residence, biographical and prize information, statements about the promotion, anything submitted to enter the Sweepstakes and/or the entrant’s photo for advertising and, or, promotional purposes in any media now known or hereafter devised, or for internal training purposes, without review, notification, approval or compensation.
  16. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Garmin and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents, and Facebook, Instagram or Twitter (the “Released Parties”), from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any Prize, including but not limited to: (a) any inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants or printer errors; (b) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Sweepstakes; (c) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to electronic malfunctioning of any website, network, hardware or software; or (d) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries or winners.  ADDITIONAL POSSIBLE CLAIMS OR CAUSES OF ACTION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, INFRINGEMENT OF ANY RIGHT OF PUBLICITY OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY; THREATENED OR ACTUAL INJURY, LOSS, OR DAMAGE TO ANY PERSON, INCLUDING DEATH AND DISABILITY; DEFAMATION OR PORTRAYAL IN A FALSE LIGHT (INTENTIONAL AND UNINTENTIONAL); AND DAMAGE TO OR LOSS OF PROPERTY, ARISING OUT OF SUCH ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES OR RECEIPT OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE. IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE FOR OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS PROMOTION.  WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING IN THESE RULES AND IN THIS PROMOTION, INCLUDING, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GARMIN’S STANDARD LIMITED PRODUCT WARRANTY, THE PRIZES AWARDED, 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.  SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO ALL ENTRANTS.  EACH ENTRANT SHOULD CHECK SUCH ENTRANT’S LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been voided or corrupted by any grossly negligent act of Garmin, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, subject to availability and provided that the Sweepstakes has not then expired
  17. DISPUTES:  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any Prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Kansas; and (b) entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages, including attorney’s fees.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Garmin in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Kansas.
  18. WINNERS LIST:  A copy of these Official Rules will be posted on Garmin’s official blog. Interested persons can obtain a list of the Sweepstakes winner(s) and a copy of these Official Rules by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Garmin International, Inc., Attn:  Social Media Department, 1200 East 151st Street, Olathe, Kansas 66062.

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