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Olympic® Paints & Stains 2017 Sweepstakes Official Rules

PPG Industries
Olympic® Paints & Stains December 2017 Sweepstakes
Official Rules
1. Timing:  The PPG “Olympic® Paints & Stains December 2017 Sweepstakes” (“Promotion”) begins on December 1, 2017, at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”), and ends on December 31, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for this Promotion.
2. Eligibility:  The Promotion is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia) who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry and who have previously used an eligible Olympic® product currently featured on and available for product users to submit online product reviews on  Employees of PPG Industries, Inc., PPG Architectural Finishes, Inc., and any of their affiliate companies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, in-laws, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law.  The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  Participation in the Promotion constitutes participant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and by the Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
3. How to Enter:  First, during the Promotion Period, visit Participant must write a review of an eligible Olympic® product that participant has used at any time prior to the end of the Promotion Period. For a list of eligible products, visit You must have a valid email address to enter.  In order to submit your review, you must do the following:  Once you are at the correct landing site on, search for the particular product featured on that will be the subject of your product review.  Click on that product link and the displayed “Write a Review” link associated with that product.  At the “Write Your Review” screen, using your own words, write a product review for an eligible Olympic® product by completing all required fields and as many optional fields as possible.  All product reviews submitted must comply with the product review page’s Customer Terms of Use set forth at and at the bottom of the product review pages.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject any product review submitted if such review fails to comply with the Terms and Conditions, Customer Terms of Use, these Official Rules or any other applicable terms and conditions or is otherwise inappropriate.  Rejection of a particular product review will void any entry associated with that rejected review.  

Second, at the end of your review, select “I Agree” to the Official Rules of the promotion, before submitting your review.  Fans who do not wish to participate in the Promotion will have the opportunity to Opt-out of the Promotion by checking a box provided. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject any review submitted if such review fails to comply with the Review Guidelines or these Official Rules or is otherwise inappropriate.  Rejection of a review will void any entry associated with the rejected review.  Once you have submitted a qualifying review, you will receive one (1) entry into the Promotion.

For All Entries: Limit:  Each participant may enter multiple times by submitting multiple eligible reviews during the Promotion Period; only one (1) entry per eligible product review.  Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void all of that participant's entries and that participant will be disqualified.  Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification of participant and voiding of all of participant’s entries.  In the event of a dispute as to any email address, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register for such email address will be deemed to be the participant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. 

4. How to Win:  On or around January 10, 2018, Sponsor will randomly select one (1) potential First Prize Promotion winner from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period, The drawing will take place at the Sponsor’s address as set forth herein.  The winner need not be present. The potential winner will be notified by email or telephone on or about the date of the applicable drawing.  Except where prohibited, the potential winner may be required to sign and return to the Sponsor, within ten (10) days of being notified, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability & Publicity Release, in order to claim his/her prize.  If a winner has not reached the age of majority in his/her state of residence, then the prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian.  If the potential winner cannot be contacted within ten (10) days of the first attempt to contact him/her or if he/she fails to sign and return the Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability & Publicity Release within the required time period or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize, and an alternate participant will be selected in his/her place at random from among all remaining eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.  Prize will be fulfilled 4-6 weeks after winner confirmation.   

5. Prizes:  ONE (1) FIRST PRIZE:  Winner will receive one (1) $100 gift card to LOWE’S® Home Improvement Center.  Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”):  $100.  Winner must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules in order to claim a prize.  No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer of any prizes permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component with cash or another prize of comparable or greater value.  Winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.  Prizes will be awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied offered by Sponsor.  Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. 

6. Publicity:  By entering the Promotion and/or accepting prizes, each entrant grants to Sponsor (and its licensees and partners) a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual license to edit, publish, promote, republish at any time in the future, and otherwise use entrant’s name, likeness, biographical information, submission and any other information or materials provided by entrant, in any and all media now known or hereinafter devised, without territorial restriction (except where prohibited by law), for possible editorial, publicity, promotional or advertising purposes, without further permission, notice or compensation (except where prohibited by law).  All submissions, including submission file and content, if applicable, will become the property of Sponsor, and may be used by Sponsor for commercial purposes without payment of any kind to the participating entrants.  Each entrant agrees to irrevocably and unconditionally transfer and assign to Sponsor all rights to all information submitted during the Promotion, and agrees to execute and deliver such documents, certificates, assignments and other writings, and take such other actions as may be necessary or desirable to vest in Sponsor the ownership rights granted to Sponsor hereunder.
7. General Conditions:  Sponsor is not responsible for problems with the submissions, including, but not limited to, lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, or cancel the Promotion, and select the winner(s) from the eligible entries received prior to the modification, suspension, or cancellation.  Sponsor agrees to take such action in a fair and appropriate manner.  In addition, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the submission process or the operation of the Promotion or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.  Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage any other participant’s submission or undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion is a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves 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.

8. Release and Limitation of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by participants or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (2) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (3) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of Promotion submissions, including, but not limited to, malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (4), late, lost, undeliverable, or damaged mail; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt or use of any prize or while traveling to or from any prize-related activity.  Each winner also further acknowledges that the Released Parties have neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law relative to any prize or this Promotion including but not limited to quality, condition or fitness for a particular purpose.  If for any reason a participant’s submission is confirmed to have been erroneously lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, participant’s sole remedy is another submission and thereby another entry into the Promotion.  No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. 

9. Disputes:  Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any prizes awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate courts located in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for and participant 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 increased.  SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the participant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, U.S.A. without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, U.S.A. or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

10. Sponsor:  PPG Industries, Inc., One PPG Place, Pittsburgh, PA  15272.  
11. Entrant's Personal Information:  Information collected from participants is subject to the Sponsor's Privacy Policy, available at
12. Winners’ List:  For the winners’ names, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope, along with a request to “Olympic® Paints & Stains October 2017 Sweepstakes”, Attn: Olympic Brand Manager, 400 Bertha Lamme Drive, Cranberry PA 16066. Requests must be received by July 10, 2018.

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