2017 LATIN GRAMMY® AWARDS SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN,

A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE ONE’S CHANCES OF WINNING. 


  1. SPONSOR: Colgate-Palmolive Company, 300 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10022 ("Sponsor"), whose decisions are final and binding as to all aspects of this sweepstakes.
  2. ADMINISTRATOR: Ventura Associates International LLC, 60 East 42 Street, Suite 650, New York, NY 10165 (“Administrator”), an independent judging organization whose decisions are final and binding with respect to the 2017 Latin Grammy® Awards Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”).
  3. ELIGIBILITY: Open only to persons, who are, as of Entry, eighteen (18) years of age or older, legal residents of, and physically located within, the 48 contiguous United States and District of Columbia (collectively, “Territory”) and not employees of Sponsor, Administrator, The Latin Recording Academy, or their respective parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies; or the advertising, promotional or fulfillment agencies of any of them involved in this Sweepstakes (individually and collectively, “Entities”); nor members of their households or immediate families (defined as parent, child, spouse, siblings and the spouses of each).
  4. HOW TO ENTER: During the period beginning at 12:01 A.M. Pacific Time (“PT”) on October 1, 2017 and ending at 11:59 P.M. PT on October 31, 2017 (“Entry Period”), visit OpticWhiteStyle.com (“Website”) and follow the onscreen instructions to submit your entry for a chance to win a prize. Normal Internet access and data usage charges imposed by your on-line and wireless service apply. For purposes of these Official Rules (“Rules”), all times and days are Pacific Time. It is your sole responsibility to notify the Administrator if you change your email address.
  5. LIMITATIONS: All Entries must be received by 11:59 P.M. PT, October 31, 2017. Entries are limited to one (1) Entry per person per day (regardless of method of Entry or whether one person has more than one email address or more than one person use the same email address). In event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Entry, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the email address is registered. Entries by any method other than set forth above in Section 4 are void. Any use of automated or programmed methods of effecting Entry is prohibited. Neither the Entities, nor any of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents or representatives (individually and collectively, “Releasees”) are responsible for: (i) Entries from persons residing, or physically located, outside the Territory; (ii) Entries that are altered, delayed, deleted, destroyed, forged, fraudulent, improperly accessed, inaccurate, incomplete, interrupted, irregular in any way, late, lost, misrouted, multiple, non-delivered, stolen, tampered with, unauthorized, unintelligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Rules; (iii) or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider, Website or other connections, telephone or cell phone accessibility; miscommunications; failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines or technical failure; failed phone, computer hardware or software failures, technical errors or difficulties; telephone transmissions; technical failures; unauthorized human intervention; traffic congestion; garbled or jumbled transmissions; undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering; insufficient space in entrant’s email account to receive email; or other errors of any kind, whether due to electronic, human, mechanical, printing, production or technical errors or other causes; even if caused by the negligence of any of the Releasees. Each of such potential Entries will be disqualified and any attempt by a person to use multiple email accounts to register more than the number of Entries allowed by these Rules may result in disqualification at Administrator’s sole discretion. Void in Alaska and Hawaii and wherever else prohibited or restricted by law and subject to all applicable federal, state, local and municipal laws and regulations.
  6. PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (“ARV”):

    ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: A three (3) day / two (2) night trip for winner (“Grand Prize Winner”) and one (1) guest to Las Vegas, NV (“City”), on Sponsor-selected dates expected to be November 15, 2017 through November 17, 2017 (“Trip”), consisting of the following elements: [1] hotel accommodations (one standard room/dual occupancy room and room tax only) for two (2) nights at a hotel (selected by Sponsor at its sole discretion) in City; [2] two (2) tickets to the 18th Annual Latin Grammy Awards™ (“Event”) held on November 16, 2017; [3] $500 spending money for the winner. [4] if Grand Prize Winner’s residence is located more than two hundred (200) miles from the City, round-trip domestic coach air transportation between a Sponsor-selected major metropolitan airport near Grand Prize Winner’s residence (“airport of origin”) and a Sponsor-selected airport in or near the City; but if Grand Prize Winner’s residence is located within the two hundred (200) miles of the City, round-trip ground transportation via a Sponsor-selected method between Grand Prize Winner’s residence and the hotel, and [5] airport/hotel transfers. Travel and lodging are subject to availability, certain restrictions, blackout dates and Sponsor’s approval apply. All expenses not specifically mentioned herein are not included and are solely the Grand Prize Winner’s responsibility, including but not limited to: transportation between the Grand Prize Winner’s residence and any airport of origin, alcoholic beverages, taxes (excluding hotel room tax), food, gratuities and tips, insurance, laundry service, merchandise, parking, room service, service charges, souvenirs and telephone calls. Airline carrier and hotel regulations and conditions apply. Grand Prize Winner must complete the Trip on Sponsor-selected dates on or about November 15, 2017 - November 17, 2017, or Trip will be forfeited in its entirety. Trip components are subject to change without notice. Grand Prize Winner and guest must follow all instructions and/or security procedures imposed during the trip, including traveling on the same itinerary. If Grand Prize Winner is eligible under these Rules but is deemed a minor in his/her state of primary residence (“Minor”), winner’s parent is required to execute Affidavit/Release on Minor’s behalf. If the guest is a Minor, Grand Prize Winner must be the guest’s parent. Minor must be accompanied by his/her parent at all times during the Trip. Guest will be required to execute and return a Release of Liability prior to travel. Grand Prize Winner and guest are solely responsible for obtaining any and all necessary travel documents (e.g., valid photo I.D., credit card, Passport, etc.) before departure. Travel must be made through Sponsor’s agent and Sponsor shall determine airline and flight itinerary in its sole discretion. Airline tickets are not eligible for frequent flyer miles, and no code share flights may be used. Once the travel schedule has been arranged, it cannot be altered and failure of winner to follow such schedule shall not obligate Administrator or Sponsor in any way to provide the winner with alternate arrangements. Releasees are not responsible for airline or Event cancellations or delays. ARV of Grand Prize: $4,500, which will vary depending upon points of departure and destination and seasonal fluctuation of hotel rates and airfares.

    TEN (10) FIRST PRIZES: Each First Prize winner will receive one (1) Walmart® Gift Card worth $150 and an autographed CD. ARV of the CD is $11. The autograph and selection of the CD are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Total ARV of First Prizes: $1,610.

    FIFTY(50) SECOND PRIZES: Each Second Prize Winner will receive one (1) Walmart® Gift Card worth $50. Total ARV of Second Prizes: $2,500. All terms and conditions of the Walmart® Gift Card apply. Gift card will not be replaced if lost or stolen.

    “Prize” will henceforth mean Grand Prize, First Prize and Second Prize. Total ARV of all Prizes: $8,610.

    If the actual value of a Prize is less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded. Any depiction of a Prize is for illustrative purposes only. Prizes cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. Prizes are not redeemable for cash or transferable, except that the Grand Prize is transferable to a surviving spouse residing in the same household. No substitution allowed except, at Administrator’s sole discretion, a Prize of equal or greater value may be substituted. Administrator will not replace any lost, mutilated or stolen tickets, travel vouchers, certificates or Prizes. Prize elements may not be separated. Grand Prize will be awarded provided it is validly claimed by November 10, 2017 after which no alternate Grand Prize Winner will be selected, nor unclaimed Grand Prize awarded. First and Second Prizes will be awarded provided they are validly claimed by December 18, 2017 after which no alternate First or Second Prize Winners will be selected nor unclaimed First or Second Prizes awarded. First and Second Prizes will be delivered to Winners 6-8 weeks after all paperwork has been received by Administrator.

  7. PROCEDURES: All Entries must be received during the Entry Period. On or about November 1, 2017, in a random drawing conducted by the Administrator, the potential Winners will be selected from all eligible Entries received. The decisions of the Administrator shall be final and binding. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible Entries received.
  8. WINNERS: Potential winners will be notified on or about November 1, 2017, via email or telephone, as appropriate, to confirm their mailing addresses (“Prize Notification”) as well as any additional required information or responses. Potential Grand Prize Winner will be sent paperwork by email or overnight delivery service. All legal responsibilities of a Minor winner, under the Rules will be assumed by a parent or legal guardian (“Parent”), and Minor’s prize will be awarded in the name of the Parent for the benefit of the Minor. At the sole discretion of the Administrator, disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following: [1] a potential winner’s failure to respond to notification within 5 days after transmission, either via email or telephone; [2] the return of a Prize Notification as undeliverable; [3] the return of any other notice or a Prize as undeliverable; [4] a potential winner’s failure to provide Administrator with satisfactory proof of age, identity and residency; [5] a potential winner’s failure to provide Administrator with satisfactory proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email associated with the winning Entry; [6] a potential winner’s failure to provide required additional information upon Administrator’s request; [7] potential Grand Prize Winner’s failure to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability/Publicity Release within five (5) days after the Prize Notification; [8] potential Grand Prize Winner’s failure to be available and attend the Event; [9] a potential winner’s failure to validly claim Prize by the date stated in these Rules, and [10] any other non-compliance with Rules. In the event of Prize forfeiture, the Administrator may, in its sole discretion, award or not award the forfeited Prize to an alternate winner if time permits. As a condition of receiving the Grand Prize, Grand Prize Winner will be required to furnish his/her Social Security number to the Administrator and an IRS Form 1099 will be filed in the name of the Grand Prize Winner for the value of the prize. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of each winner.
  9. PRIVACY POLICY/DATA COLLECTION: Entrants information collected in connection with this Sweepstakes may be shared with Administrator to execute the Sweepstakes, and Administrator will use such information in accordance with Sponsor's privacy policy. Except as otherwise contemplated in these Rules, and to the extent entrants may otherwise elect at the time of Entry, information provided by you for this Sweepstakes is subject to Sponsor's privacy policy located at:

    www.colgate.com/app/Colgate/US/Corp/LegalPrivacy.cvsp.

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CONDITIONS: By entering this Sweepstakes and/or accepting any Prize you may win, you agree that: [1] you have all rights, permissions and consents necessary to grant the rights to Sponsor/Administrator as expressed herein; [2] you will abide by and be bound by the Rules and the Administrator’s decisions and Privacy Policy; [3] the Entry becomes solely the Sponsor’s property and will not be returned; [4] you release, indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees from any and all liability for claims, injuries, death losses, damages or other liability of any kind, including without limitation, death and bodily injury, resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the awarding, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of any Prize; participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity or travel or from any interaction with, or downloading of, computer Sweepstakes information; [5] a Prize is awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose); the Releasees do not make any representation, warranty or guarantee, express or implied, relating to the Sweepstakes or Prizes; [6] a winner’s acceptance of a Prize constitutes the grant to Sponsor and assigns of an unconditional and irrevocable right to use winner's name, address (city and state only), voice, likeness, photograph, video, capture the fulfillment of the Prize, biographical and Prize information and/or statements about the Sweepstakes for any programming, publicity, advertising and promotional purposes, worldwide, in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law; [7] Sponsor shall have the unconditional right to reproduce, distribute, display, exhibit, transmit, broadcast, stream, synchronize with visual material, modify, amend, create derivative works, and otherwise use and permit others to use these photographs and footage throughout the universe in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, in all languages and in all versions, in perpetuity, without compensation, notification or permission except where prohibited by law; [8] Sponsor’s use of the photographs and footage as described herein will not give rise to any claims of infringement, invasion of privacy, right to publicity, defamation or claims for performance or payment of any kind, including but not limited to payment of re-use fees, residuals or license fees;[9] Sponsor shall have the right to make such changes to the photographs and footage and make such uses thereof as it deems necessary or desirable, including but not limited to the right to use, edit, and reproduce and/or alter said photographs and footage in perpetuity, in its entirety or in part, for any commercial and promotional purposes worldwide without any consultation or additional permission, or compensation, credit or attribution; [10] in the event viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, Acts of God, acts or regulations of any governmental or supra-national authority, war, national emergency, accident, fire, riot, strikes, lock-outs, industrial disputes, acts of terrorism or other matters beyond the Administrator’s reasonable control, corrupt, prevent or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes, so that it cannot be conducted as originally planned, except where prohibited by law, Administrator has the right, in its sole discretion, to modify the Rules or to cancel, modify, terminate or suspend the Sweepstakes; and in such event, to select winners from a random drawing among eligible Entries received by the early termination date or by such method as Administrator in its sole discretion shall consider equitable and in the event the Trip has already commenced, to terminate the Trip and return the Grand Prize Winner and guest to any airport of origin as soon as reasonably possible;; [11] the Releasees are not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Sweepstakes, including but not limited to: errors in the advertising, Rules, selection and announcement of the winners and distribution of the Prizes; [12] any portion of the Prize not accepted or used by a winner will be forfeited; [13] the Releasees are not responsible for any inability of the winner to accept or use the Prize (or any portion thereof) for any reason; [14] the Administrator has the right, at any time and at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it suspects to be doing any of the following: (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or the Website; (b) violating the Rules; (c) violating the terms of service, privacy policy or other terms, conditions of use and/or general rules or guidelines of any Sweepstakes property or service; (d) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person or (e) for any other cause as determined solely by the Administrator; [15] Administrator has the right to lock out an entrant whose eligibility is in question or who has been disqualified or is otherwise ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes; [16] since any attempt by any individual to damage the Website or undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes or the Website is a violation of these Rules as well as criminal and civil laws, and should Administrator believe or become aware that such an attempt has been, is being, or will be made, it has the right to seek remedies and damages from any responsible individuals to the fullest extent permitted by law, including without limitation criminal prosecution; [17] all disputes, claims and causes of action at law or in equity (individually, “Claim”) arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes, the meaning or interpretation of the Rules or any Prize awarded shall be resolved by applying the laws of New York, without regard to conflict of laws provisions therein, and shall be solely and exclusively brought in the state or federal courts within that state; [18] all Claims shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; [19] all Claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event include attorneys’ fees, and under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses and waives all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; [20] Administrator has the right to modify prize award procedures at its sole discretion; [21] a Winner’s acceptance of a Prize constitutes the grant of an unconditional and irrevocable right to Sponsor and assigns to photograph, film, or otherwise capture the fulfillment of the Prize (“Fulfillment Filming”), and Sponsor shall have the unconditional right to reproduce, distribute, display, exhibit, transmit, broadcast, stream, synchronize with visual material, modify, amend, create derivative works, and otherwise use and permit others to use these photographs and footage throughout the universe in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, in all languages and in all versions, in perpetuity, without compensation, except where prohibited by law; [22] Sponsor’s use of the Fulfillment Filming as described herein will not give rise to any claims of infringement, invasion of privacy, right to publicity, defamation or claims for performance or payment of any kind, including but not limited to payment of re-use fees, residuals or license fees; [23] Sponsor shall have the right to make such changes to the Fulfillment Filming and make such uses thereof as it deems necessary or desirable, including but not limited to the right to use, edit, and reproduce and/or alter said Fulfillment Filming in perpetuity, in its entirety or in part, for any commercial and promotional purposes worldwide without any consultation or additional permission, or compensation, credit or attribution; [24] Administrator has the right to conduct a background check (“Check”) of any and all records of the Grand Prize Winner, parents of a Minor winner or any guest, including without limitation, civil and criminal court records and police reports, which he/she, to the extent necessary under law, shall authorize; [25] Administrator may take all steps necessary to corroborate any information provided to Administrator, and he/she will be obligated to provide necessary contacts and information for the Check; [26] if a felony conviction is found, Administrator has the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify the felon from participating in the Trip and to pay the Grand Prize Winner a cash substitute for the Trip, but the guest will not get a cash substitute; [27] the Releasees are not responsible for the cancellation, postponement or unavailability of any element of the Trip and any element of the Trip may be eliminated at Sponsor’s sole discretion, and if such occurs, the prize will be awarded without that particular element(s) of the Prize; and [28] the Trip cannot be sold, nor can Grand Prize Winner charge guest for participating in the Trip.
  11. RULES & WINNERS’ LIST: For the winners’ list (available after December 18, 2017) and/or Rules (before October 31, 2017), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (postage not required for Vermont residents) to: 2017 Latin Grammy® Awards Sweepstakes, Winner/Rules, c/o Ventura Associates, 60 East 42nd. Street, Suite 650, Ref: WG, New York, NY 10165. A copy of the Rules may also be obtained by printing this web page.
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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of, and physically located within, the 48 contiguous United States and D.C., age 18 or older. Entries must be received between 12:01 AM PT on 10/1/17 and 11:59 PM PT on 10/31/17. One Grand Prize: 3 day/2 night trip for 2 to Las Vegas, NV to the 2017 Latin Grammy Awards (ARV: $4,500). Ten First Prizes: $150 Walmart® Gift Card and an autographed CD (CD ARV: $11); Fifty Second Prizes: $50 Walmart® Gift Card. Walmart® Gift Cards are subject to all terms and conditions. Total ARV of all Prizes: $8,610. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. See Official Rules for details. One entry per person per day. Void where prohibited by law. Sponsor: Colgate-Palmolive Company. ©2017 Colgate-Palmolive Company. All rights reserved. Latin GRAMMY and the gramophone logo are registered trademarks of The Recording Academy and are used under license. Visit the Official Website to learn more about Colgate Optic White.