THE LITTER GENIE® BRAND CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY. SUBJECT TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES. THE CONTEST IS OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE AT LEAST EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OLD (NINETEEN (19) IN ALABAMA OR NEBRASKA, TWENTY-ONE (21) IF MISSISSIPPI) AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. VOID ELSEWHERE AND WHERE PROHIBITED. CONTEST COMPRISES TWO ENTRY PERIODS, BEGINNING ON 3:00:00 PM PDT OCTOBER 1, 2012 TO 11:59:59 PM PST NOVEMBER 18, 2012 (“CONTEST PERIOD”). ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED WITHIN THIS CONTEST PERIOD TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR ANY PRIZE. SEE BELOW FOR ENTRY TIME REQUIREMENTS FOR ENTRY PERIOD 1, 2, AND FOR THE GRAND PRIZE. Officers, directors, employees, contractors and agents of the Sponsor or Administrator, their respective parent companies (if any), subsidiaries and affiliated companies, advertising, promotional and judging agencies, persons engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials for the Contest, and their immediate family members (parent, child, sibling, and spouse of each) of and/or persons living in the same household as such individuals (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and/or Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
  1. ELIGIBILITY. The Contest is open to individuals who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older. Officers, directors, employees, contractors and agents of Energizer (“Sponsor”) or Cheezburger (“Administrator”), their respective parent companies (if any), subsidiaries and affiliated companies, advertising, promotional and judging agencies, persons engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials for the Contest (collectively, the “Promotion Parties”) and their immediate family members (parent, child, sibling, and spouse of each) of and/or persons living in the same household as such individuals (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, and void where prohibited by such laws. By participating, you agree to these Official Rules and the Administrator’s decisions are final and binding in all respects. Administrator reserves the right to verify eligibility qualifications of the winners.
  2. HOW TO ENTER. The first entry period begins at 3:00 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time, October 1, 2012 and entries may be made until 11:59 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time, October 22, 2012; the second entry period begins at 12:00 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time, October 23, 2012 and entries may be made until 11:59 P.M. Pacific Standard Time, November 19, 2012; the grand prize entry voting period begins at 12:00 A.M. Pacific Standard Time, October 1, 2012 and entries may be made until 11:59 P.M. Pacific Standard Time, December 29, 2012 (each an “Entry Period”). To submit an entry during any Entry Period:
    • Login to your Cheezburger account
    • Navigate to the Contest submission page located at http://littergenie.cheezburger.com (the “Entry Site”);
    • Upload a picture of your cat;
    • Accessorize your cat to turn it into a “rock star” using the online builder mechanism; and
    • Use the submission mechanism provided to submit your picture.
    By submitting an entry as described above, you represent and warrant that your entry conforms to the Entry Guidelines and Content Restrictions as defined below (collectively, the “Entry Guidelines and Restrictions”).
    CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY ENTRY SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
    Each entrant may submit one or multiple entries during any of the Contest’s Entry Periods; provided, however, that each entry submitted by an entrant during the entire duration of the Contest must incorporate a different cat picture than any other entry submitted by that entrant. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register for an account will be deemed to be the registrant or player. 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. Administrator cannot accurately predict the number of Entries which will be made to the Contest. ONCE YOU SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY, IT BECOMES THE PROPERTY OF THE ADMINSTRATOR.
  3. ENTRY GUIDELINES AND RESTRICTIONS. An entry must meet the following guidelines (“Entry Guidelines”):
    • The entry must comply with the Terms of Service and Use and Community Guidelines. Administrator reserves the right to delete or disregard any entry that is inappropriate or that does not comply with the foregoing; and An entry must additionally comply with the following restrictions (“Content Restrictions”):
    • The entry must not contain material that violates or infringes another person’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;
    • The entry must not contain any commercial, advertising content or any other third party brand names, logos or trademarks/service marks/trade names;
    • All right, title and interest in the picture used for the entry must be owned by the Entrant, or the Entrant must have a license which allows Entrant to use the picture as contemplated by the terms of the Contest;
    • The entry must not contain material that is hateful, tortuous, defamatory, slanderous or libelous toward any person living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or proprietary rights;
    • The entry must not contain material that is obscene, sexually explicit or pornographic or promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age, or that is designed to annoy or harass;
    • The entry must not make any references to alcoholic beverages, tobacco, drug paraphernalia, firearms, or any depiction or representation thereof;
    • The entry must not contain any virus, Trojans, hacks, spyware or malicious code of any type;
    • The entry must be suitable for audiences of all ages and be consistent with Sponsor’s and Administrator’s reputation in the marketplace, including its reputations for quality and integrity; and
    • The entry must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where the entry is created.
    Failure of any entry to comply with the above Entry Guidelines and Content Restrictions, as determined by Administrator in its sole discretion, may result in the deletion of the entry and disqualification from the Contest. No entry will be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor and the Administrator shall have the right to delete, edit, adapt and publish any or all of the entries, and may use them in any media without attribution or compensation to the entrant, his/her successors or assigns, or any other entity. As more fully explained in Section 10 below, SUBMITTING AN ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES A GRANT OF AN IRREVOCABLE, ROYALTY-FREE WORLDWIDE LICENSE TO SPONSOR, ADMINSTRATOR AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES TO REPRODUCE AND DISPLAY THE ENTRY, OR ANY DERIVATIVE THEREOF, IN ALL MEDIA NOW KNOWN OR HEREAFTER DEVISED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE INTERNET, IN PERPETUITY. Promotion Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, un-intelligible or misdirected Entries. Such Entries are void and will be disqualified. Promotion Parties are not responsible for the inability to connect to any website, including, but not limited to the Entry Site. Promotion Parties are not responsible for inability to upload an entry. Sponsor and/or Administrator, in their sole discretion, may feature any submission submitted in this Contest at any time during, or after, the Contest on any websites or in any promotional materials, whether related or unrelated to the Contest, and at any other location, whether physical or online, that Sponsor and/or Administrator, in their sole discretion, deem appropriate for the operation and promotion of this Contest.
    Any attempts by an individual to access the site via a bot script or other brute-force attack will result in that e-mail address becoming ineligible. Sponsor and/or Administrator, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest without notice or liability if Entry Site becomes infected with a virus, or is technically corrupt, or if the Contest otherwise cannot operate as planned. Sponsor and its affiliates and/or Administrator, subsidiaries, parent company and agencies assume no responsibility for any loss or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to, or resulting from, entering or downloading any information or software in connection with the Contest. Sponsor and/or Administrator and/or their agents are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone/Internet malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the user, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest, or by any human or other errors that may occur in connection with the Contest. If any of the foregoing malfunctions, errors, fraud, unauthorized intervention or defects render the Contest incapable of operating as planned or corrupt the integrity, affect the administration, security, or fairness of the Contest, Sponsor and/or Administrator, at their sole discretion, may suspend or cancel the Contest immediately. Under no circumstances will more prizes than those set forth in these full Official Rules be awarded. If a technical error or the like occurs that results in more potential winners than available prizes for a particular prize level, Sponsor and/or Administrator may elect to hold a random drawing from all eligible claims received to award the number of prizes for the level of prize in dispute which have not yet been awarded. Any use of micro, automatic, programmed, robotic, or like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods, and entrants using such methods will be disqualified. Sponsor and/or Administrator further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. Sponsor and/or Administrator may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Contest if it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to abuse, threaten or harass other entrants. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage, interfere with, or undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and/or civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor and/or Administrator reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s and/or Administrator’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
  4. WINNERS DETERMINATION. By no later than seven days following the expiration of each of the three Entry Periods, Administrator will select, at its sole editorial discretion, 20 prize winners from among the Entries received during each Entry Period. By no later than five days following the expiration of the Contest, one Grand Prize winner will be announced. The winner of the Grand Prize will be the entrant who has accumulated the largest number of Facebook shares for their entry as of 11:59 P.M. Pacific Standard Time, December 29, 2012. Winners will be notified by email using the email address associated with the entrant’s Cheezburger account. Any winner notification that is returned will result in prize forfeiture and an alternate winner may be selected at Administrator’s discretion. Each winner has five (5) calendar days to respond to the notice from Administrator. If no response is received within five (5) calendar days, an alternate winner will be chosen. Each winner will also be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release. Failure to fully complete and return the Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within five (5) calendar days will result in prize forfeiture and an alternate winner may be selected at Administrator’s discretion. Each winner’s Entry submission and acceptance of the prize offered constitutes permission (except where prohibited) for the Sponsor and/or Administrator to use said winner’s name, likeness, any public account information, and submission materials, in all forms of media worldwide, in perpetuity, without limitation, notice or further compensation. Please allow six (6) to eight (8) weeks for shipment of any prize after the winner’s acceptance has been confirmed.
  5. PRIZES; ODDS OF WINNING.
    Entry Period 1. Twenty winners will receive one Litter Genie cat litter disposal system with 1 refill. Approximate retail value of each prize: thirty dollars ($30.00 USD).
    Entry Period 2. Twenty winners will receive one Litter Genie cat litter disposal system with 1 refill. Approximate retail value of each prize: thirty dollars ($30.00 USD).
    Grand Prize. One Grand Prize winner will receive one (1) Litter Genie cat litter disposal system with a 3-pack refill and one professional photo shoot for the cat in the winners city. Exact location and time of the photo shoot TBD. Please see section 4 above for further details on accepting any prize. Approximate retail value of the Grand Prize: $540.00 USD.
    TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZES: Two-thousand, three hundred and forty dollars ($2,340.00 USD)
    The odds of winning depend on the total number of all eligible entries received and the relative performance of all entrants. Administrator may change the prizes to one of equal or greater value in its sole discretion. All prizes subject to availability. Any prize that requires a third party to provide services may be subject to additional terms and conditions provides by the third party service provider. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
  6. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES BY ENTRANT. By submitting an entry, the entrant warrants that (i) the entry complies with these Official Rules, including without limitation all Entry Guidelines and Content Restrictions; (ii) the entry complies with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations; (iii) Promotion Parties will not be required to make any payments to any third party in connection with its use of any entry; and (vii) the entrant shall indemnify and defend the Promotion Parties against any and all claims or causes of action arising out of any of the foregoing representations and warranties.
  7. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY; DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. In the event of a printing or production-related error, Promotion Parties shall have no liability. In no event shall more prizes be awarded than the number referred to in Section 5 above. All federal, state and local taxes and/or duties are the sole responsibility of winner. By participating, the entrant agrees to release, defend, hold harmless and indemnify the Promotion Parties and their respective parents, directors, officers, employees, shareholders and agents against any and all liability, damages claims or causes of action (however named or described), with respect to or arising out of entrant’s participation or inability to participate in a Contest, and/or the receipt, use or misuse of the prizes awarded herein. THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES EXPRESS OR IMPLIED MADE BY SPONSOR AND, ADDITIONALLY, NO IMPLIED INDEMNITIES OF ANY KIND.
  8. TERMS OF USE. The Cheezburger Terms of Service and Use, Community Guidelines and Privacy Policy apply to the Contest.
  9. WINNERS LIST. A list of winner(s) will be published on the Administrator’s website at http://littergenie.cheezburger.com for a month following the expiration of the Contest and will be available by written request to Administrator (200 W. Thomas St., Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98119), after that period of time.
  10. GRANT OF RIGHTS. As a condition of participation in the Contest, each entrant hereby grants and agrees to grant to Sponsor, Administrator and their respective affiliates the non-exclusive worldwide, royalty free right and license to reproduce, modify, use, post, publish, perform, display, and otherwise distribute in any medium (including, but not limited to online on the Entry Site), the entry for any purpose, and/or otherwise use or exploit in connection with the promotion, publicity and/or advertising of the Contest and/or Sponsor/Administrator the entry submitted by the entrant. By submitting an entry, entrant grants Sponsor and Administrator a license to the personality and publicity rights of entrant and any party appearing in the entry (including any pets). The foregoing license shall be construed to the broadest extent possible, to allow Administrator or Sponsor to (1) freely exploit the entry by publishing, displaying, or performing the entry in any media and (2) use the entry in connection with the advertising and promotion of Administrator, Sponsor, or Administrator's or Sponsor's products or services.
  11. FTC DISCLOSURE GUIDELINES. To the extent winners post or publish reviews of any of the prizes, the winners must comply with , amongst all other state and federal promotional, contest, sweepstake and advertising laws, the FTC’s endorsement and testimonial guidelines: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising: Notice Announcing Adoption of Revised Guides.”
  12. GENERAL. Sponsor and/or the Administrator reserve the right to change these terms at any time, effective upon posting the new changes on this website. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. The laws of the State of Washington govern the Contest without reference to choice of law principles. Any dispute regarding the Contest is exclusively subject to binding arbitration (with one (1) arbitrator sitting) in Seattle, Washington pursuant to the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Each entrant irrevocably waives any and all right to a trial by jury in any legal proceeding arising out of or relating to the Contest. Each entrant further waives any objection to venue in Seattle, Washington, whether such objection is based on lack of personal jurisdiction, improper venue, forum non conveniens, or the like.
  13. Sponsor: Energizer Personal Care, LLC. Sponsor is in no way responsible or liable for the creation, maintenance, modification, hosting, fulfillment, or any other act related to the execution of this Contest. All inquiries are to be directed to Administrator at the contact information provided in section 9 above.
  14. © 2012 Energizer Personal Care, LLC. LITTER GENIE is a registered trademark of Playtex Products, LLC or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved.

Sponsor: Energizer Personal Care, LLC. Personal Care, LLC., 6 Research Dr Shelton CT 06484 and Administrator: Cheezburger, Inc., 200 W. Thomas St., Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98119