Official Rules for the ‘Talk to an Expert’ Sweepstakes

Fill out the form to speak to a Hayward Automation Expert and learn more about Omni Products. After your call, we’ll enter you for a chance to win an Echo Show 5. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

Sweepstakes Period: The Talk to an Expert Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 a.m. EDT on November 13, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. EDT on February 5, 2020 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Hayward Industries, Inc.’s (“Sponsor” or “Hayward”) computer is the official timekeeping device for the Sweepstakes.

There will be six (6) drawings within the Sweepstakes Period (“Drawings”), wherein one (1) winner will be selected every two (2) weeks from among all eligible entries received from the start of the Sweepstakes Period through the end date for the applicable Drawing Period. Entries must be received before the end date for the Drawing Period to be eligible for that Drawing. Eligible non-winning entries will be carried over and entered into subsequent Drawings. The end dates for the Drawing Periods and the approximate drawing date for each Drawing Period are set forth in the table below:

Drawing Period Drawing Period ends at 11:59:59 p.m. on: Drawing Date on or about:
1 November 27, 2019 November 28, 2019
2 December 11, 2019 December 12, 2019
3 December 25, 2019 January 7, 2020
4 January 8, 2020 January 9, 2020
5 January 22, 2020 January 23, 2020
6 February 5, 2020 February 6, 2020

How to enter: Follow the instructions provided to fill out and submit the entry form located here beginning at 12:00:01 a.m. EDT on November 13, 2019 and ending at 11:59:59 p.m. EDT on February 5, 2020 (the “Entry Period”). After entrant completes and submits an entry form, a Hayward Automation Expert will contact entrant via telephone at the telephone number entrant provided on the entry form. After speaking with an Automation Expert entrant will be entered into the Sweepstakes. LIMIT ONE (1) ENTRY PER ENTRANT. Any attempt by entrant to submit multiple entries may void that entrant’s entry. Use of automated devices is not valid for entry. The Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, inaccurate or misdirected entries. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. In the event of a dispute, entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT AGREES TO COMPLY WITH AND BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE DECISIONS OF SPONSOR, WHICH ARE FINAL AND BINDING.

Eligibility: Open only to retail customers of Sponsor who are legal U.S. residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. A valid U.S. mailing address must be provided by the selected winners at the time of entry. Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor, and its parent, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, sales representatives, advertising and promotional agencies, dealers, builders, service professionals and distributors, and their immediate family members (parents, legal guardians, children, siblings and spouses) and individuals residing in their same household (whether or not related) are not eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes or win a prize. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

Winner Selection and Notification: A total of six (6) winners will be selected in this Sweepstakes, with one (1) winner selected in a random drawing for each of the Drawing Periods (as set forth in the above table) from among all eligible entries received from the beginning of the Entry Period through the end date for the applicable Drawing Period. Winners will be contacted via email at the email address listed in their entry form. Potential winners will be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, and a Publicity Release in which winners shall provide a mailing address to receive the prize (collectively, “the Prize Claim Documents”), by email to marketing@hayward.com within seven (7) days of notification (the “Notification Period”) to be eligible to receive a prize. By accepting the prize, winner waives the right to assert as a cost of winning said prize, any and all costs of redemption or travel to redeem said prize.

Sponsor is not responsible for any delay or failure to receive notification for any reason, including inactive email account(s), technical difficulties associated therewith, or winner’s failure to adequately monitor any email account. Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable within the Notification Period or potential winner’s rejection of the prize or return of the prize may result in winner’s disqualification and prize forfeiture, and Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to select an alternate potential winner from among all remaining eligible entries received during that Drawing Period. Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes winner’s consent to Sponsor’s use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration. Winners’ first and last names will also be posted to Sponsor’s official Facebook Page.

Prizes: Sponsor will award a total of six (6) prizes in this Sweepstakes. Six (6) winners will each receive an Amazon Echo Show (approximate retail value (ARV): $89.99). Total ARV of all prizes: $539.94. Limit one (1) prize per entrant. Once a winner is selected, he or she will be removed from future drawings.

Prize is subject to the terms and conditions of the issuer. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize for an alternative of equal or greater value. Prize cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted by winner. The prize is awarded “AS IS,” and Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of the prize. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize. Winners are solely responsible for any and all taxes and expenses on the receipt and use of the prize

Odds of winning are dependent on the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period through the end of the Drawing Period for the applicable Drawing.

Release: Except where prohibited, by participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree (and agree to confirm in writing, if asked): (a) to release, indemnify, defend and hold harmless Sponsor, Facebook, Instagram, and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, sales reps, advertising/promotion agencies and suppliers of promotion materials, and the employees, contract workers, officers, directors and agents of any of the above organizations (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all claims and liability for any injuries, losses or damages to any person and to property of any kind caused in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by participation in the Sweepstakes and the awarding, acceptance, receipt, possession, and/or use or misuse of a prize; (b) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby knowingly and expressly waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses and/or any rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; (c) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (d) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred (if any), excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs.

Limitation of Liability: Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for (a) any late, lost, damaged, misdirected, incorrect or incomplete entries; (b) any typographical errors in the offer or administration of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials, including these Official Rules and all advertising for the Sweepstakes, and the distribution of the prizes; (c) incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (d) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes; (e) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, camera, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes; (f) inaccessibility or unavailability of any network or wireless service, the Internet or website or any combination thereof; (g) suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless or landline phone service; or (h) any injury or damage to participant's or to any other person’s computer or mobile device which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes or download of any materials in the Sweepstakes. Additionally, the failure of Sponsor to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of god, hurricane, war, terrorism, fire, riot, earthquake, actions of governmental authorities outside the control of Sponsor or any other cause beyond Sponsor’s control shall not be considered a breach of these Official Rules.

If the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for any reason, which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, regularly scheduled maintenance, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, or any other reason, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part. In such event, Sponsor shall immediately suspend the drawings and prize awards, and Sponsor reserves the right to award the prizes using all known eligible entries received as of the date of termination in a manner deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. Sponsor and Released Parties shall not have any further liability to any participant in connection with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor also reserves the right to disqualify any individual who responsible for, tampers with, cheats, deceives, or otherwise engages in unfair practices concerning the administration, operation or security of the Sweepstakes or intends to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GIVEAWAY IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Entrant's Personal Information: By entering this Sweepstakes, you consent and agree that you are submitting your personal information on this form under the terms of Hayward’s Privacy Policy. By opting in, you further consent to receive news and offers from Hayward through mobile and/or email communications. If we send any marketing communication via mobile or email, it will include a link where you may opt out of this program. If you are selected as a winner, your information may also be included in a publicly-available winner’s list.

Governing Law: The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the State of New Jersey without regard to conflicts of law principles. Entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal or state courts located in the State of New Jersey for the resolution of any disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes.

Winners’ List: For the names of the winners, which will be available after February 6, 2020, send a self-addressed stamped envelope postmarked no later than February 20, 2019 to: 400 Connell Dr, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07069. Vermont residents may omit return postage

Sponsor: The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Hayward Industries, Inc., 400 Connell Dr, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07069.

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Instagram. Any questions, comments or complaints about the Sweepstakes should be directed to Sponsor and not Facebook or Instagram.