Permatex Drones (the “Sweepstakes”) Official Rules


  1. Sponsor:
    • This Sweepstakes is offered, sponsored, and administered by ITW Permatex, a division of Illinois Tool Works Inc., Phoenix Plaza, 1 American Row, Hartford, CT, 1-860-543-7500 (“Sponsor”).
    • This Sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed, or administered by or associated with Facebook, Inc. or Twitter, Inc., nor are Facebook, Inc. or Twitter, Inc. associated with the Sweepstakes in any way. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes should be directed to Sponsor, and not to Facebook, Inc. or Twitter Inc.
    • The Sponsor’s administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential Prize Winner are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
    • This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law.
  1. Sweepstakes Period: The “Sweepstakes Period” begins December 21, 2020 at 8:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on December 25, 2020 at 11:59 PM
  2. HOW TO ENTER: To enter and be considered an “Entrant”, during the Sweepstakes Period, visit featuring “GIVEAWAY A Permatex Drone will be given to FIVE lucky winners. ”(the “Post”), and. Instagram: Like the post, tag two friends, follow @Permatexusa. Note: To enter in the sweepstakes, Entrants must comment on the Post made by Sponsor. Commenting on the rules, replying to any Entries made by other personal Facebook accounts, or sharing the Post are not valid methods of Entry. 
    Limit one (1) Entry per person/Facebook account holder.   Any Entries received in excess of the entry limit will be disqualified. 
  1. Eligibility: Each Entry will be subject to the following terms and conditions:
    • General Eligibility: To be eligible to win, an Entrant must: (a) be a legal resident of the United States; (b) be at least eighteen years of age or have reached the age of majority in the state in which she/he resides as of the date of Entry and; (c) not be an officer, director, or employee of Sponsor, its affiliates, or subsidiaries, nor a member of his or her immediate family (biological, step, or in-law) including parent, grandparent, child, sibling, or spouse of any of the foregoing (regardless of where they live) or households of any of the above, whether related or not, IRS dependents, and household members.
    • Facebook Account: Each Entry must be made with a valid and active personal Facebook account. An Entrant’s Facebook account must be able to receive messages from Sponsor during the Sweepstakes Period and the Winner Selection Period.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify, in its sole and absolute discretion, entries made through Facebook accounts that are used to perpetuate, solicit, or encourage fraud, unlawful activity, sexual activity, harassment, or spam or submit multiple Entries in excess of the Entry limitation.  Sponsor discourages participants from creating multiple Facebook accounts to submit multiple Entries, and any participant doing so will have all of his or her Entries disqualified.
    • Content and Originality: Each Entry must be the original work of the Entrant and may not have previously been used in connection with any other sweepstakes, including this Sweepstakes or others involving Sponsor.
    • No Names and Likeness Without Permission: The Entry must not: (1) use individuals’ names, in whole or in part (except for the Entrant’s first name and another Facebook account holder’s first name); (2) refer to public figures, living or dead; (3) contain material that embodies the name, likeness, or other identifying element of any person, living, or dead, without first obtaining permission from said person.
    • No Illegal, Offensive, or Inappropriate Content: The Entry must not contain, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Sponsor: (1) words, images, or statements considered offensive to individuals of any race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic group; (2) material that is unlawful, sexually explicit, or libelous; (3) content that violates the intellectual property rights of third-parties, including illegal use of a third-parties’ copyrights or trademarks; (4) content that commits any torts, including libel, defamation, and violations of rights of privacy and publicity; and (5) statements concerning any third-party products, made as comparisons to Sponsor’s products or otherwise, in connection with this Sweepstakes.Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify and/or request that the Entrant and/or Facebook remove the Entry if Sponsor believes that the Entry violates any of the requirements contained herein.  Sponsor also reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify any Entrant that engages in inappropriate or harassing conduct on Sponsor’s Facebook page or on any other medium that is connected with this Sweepstakes.
  1. Winner Selection: After the Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor will randomly select from all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period one (1) “Prize Winner.” The selection of the Prize Winner will be conducted by Sponsor, and Sponsor’s decisions will be final in all matters pertaining to the selection.  Any potential Prize Winner will be subject to verification by Sponsor of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.
  2. Notification of Winner: Sponsor will attempt to contact a potential Prize Winner via private message on Facebook, through the Facebook account that Entrant made his or her Entry. Three (3) contact attempts will be made within a 120-hour period (“Winner Selection Period”) to contact the potential Prize Winner. If the potential Prize Winner does not respond within the Winner Selection Period, his or her Prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will select an alternate potential Prize Winner, and the same process will be repeated until the Prize Winner is successfully contacted and the Prize is awarded.Sponsor is not responsible for contacting an Entrant if that Entrant has changed contact information or has not enabled messaging through Facebook during the Winner Selection Period.  At the sole discretion of the Sponsor, forfeiture of any Prize and the selection of an alternate Prize Winner may result from any of the following: (a) a potential Prize Winner’s failure to respond to notification within the specified response period; (b) a potential Prize Winner’s failure to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof of age, identity, and residence; or (c) any non-compliance with these Official Rules.
  1. Odds: The odds of winning the Prize depend on the total number of eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
  2. Prize/Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): There will be one (1) Prize Winner. The Prize Winner will receive the following “Prize”: (search online to find retail prices and take the average)
    • Permatex DroneTotal ARV of Prize(s): $_50________
  3. Prize Restrictions: Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the following general conditions apply to the Prize(s):
    • Prize is awarded “as-is” and without warranty of any kind, express of implied (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose);
    • Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if all or part of the advertised Prize is unavailable or cannot reasonably be provided for any reason. No substitution or transfer of Prize by Prize Winner is permitted;
    • Each Prize Winner will be solely responsible for all federal, state, and/or local taxes, and for any other fees or costs associated with the Prize he or she receives, regardless of whether it, in whole or in part, is used;
    • Allow 4-6 weeks for the mailing of your Prize; and
    • If any Prize is lost, destroyed, or stolen it will not be replaced.
  4. Release: By entering, participants agree to release, discharge, indemnify, defend, and hold harmless, Sponsor, Facebook, Inc., Twitter, Inc., and their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, members, employees, agents, and agencies, (“Released Parties”) from and against any demands, claims, liability, costs, losses, damages, or cause of action, including, without limitation, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of, in whole or part, directly or indirectly, from participating or attempting to participate in the Sweepstakes or from acceptance, possession, misuse, use, or award of the Prize. Unless prohibited by law, Prize Winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to the Prize after it has been delivered.
  5. Use of Entry: By entering the Sweepstakes and submitting an Entry, each Entrant hereby: (i) grants to the Sponsor, in perpetuity, a worldwide, non-exclusive, irrevocable, fully paid, license to use, copy, sublicense, transmit, distribute, publicly perform, publish, delete, modify, edit, display the Entry in connection with the Sweepstakes, or any portion thereof or otherwise use the submission, in whole or in part in any media now known or hereafter devised; (ii) authorizes the Sponsor and any entities affiliated with the Sponsor to utilize the Entry in any manner they see fit; and (iii) waives all moral and publicity rights in and to his or her image or video included in the Entry in favor of the Sponsor. Entrant is responsible for obtaining all necessary permissions, and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the submission by Sponsor in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness permissions from any person who appears in or is identifiable in the Entry. Sponsor reserves the right to request proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor from any Entrant at any time. Failure to provide such proof if requested may result in disqualification of the Entry. By submitting an Entry, Entrant warrants and represents that he/she and any persons appearing or who are identifiable in the Entry consent to the use of Entry as set forth herein.
  6. Use of Information: By entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees to Sponsor using his or her contact information for the purposes of this Sweepstakes. If selected as a Prize Winner for the Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees that Sponsor may contact him or her and share personal information and Prize Winner’s Entry as necessary for the purposes of promoting and administering the Sweepstakes and awarding the Prize. Use of Entrant’s personal information is also subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, available at (the “Website”).
  7. Additional Terms: By participating, all Entrants agree to these Official Rules and that the decisions of the Sponsor shall be final and binding without right of appeal in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend, and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion.  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, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. In the event the Prize Winner engages in behavior that (as determined by Sponsor or Administrator or any prize provider in its or their sole and absolute discretion) is obnoxious, inappropriate, threatening, illegal, or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the Sweepstakes or withdraw the Prize Winner’s Prize.
  8. Prize Winner’s Grant of Rights: Except where prohibited by law, by accepting the Prize, the Prize Winner agrees to the Sponsor’s and its designee’s use of Prize Winner’s name, city, or state of residence, and/or photograph or other likeness for advertising and publicity purposes in connection with the Sweepstakes without notice or compensation. All national, state, and local laws and regulations apply.
  9. Limitation of Liability: Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website or mobile device users, tampering, hacking, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes and assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation, or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to the Website or any Entrant’s personal Facebook account. The Sponsor is not responsible for injury or damage to Entrant’s or to any other person’s mobile device, computer, or other electronic device related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes.  If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which Sponsor, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, deems could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Sweepstakes and select a Prize Winner from Entries received prior to the action taken or in such other manner as Sponsor may deem fair and appropriate.Sponsor does not authorize, condone, sponsor, encourage, or take responsibility for Entrants’: (1) unauthorized use of any third party’s intellectual property, including copyrights and trademarks; (2) commission of any torts, including libel, defamation, and violations of rights of privacy and publicity; and (3) statements concerning any third-party products, made as comparisons to Sponsor’s products or otherwise, in connection with this Sweepstakes.
  1. Disputes: Except where prohibited by applicable law, Entrant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively, before the appropriate Connecticut federal or state courts located in Hartford County, Connecticut. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, indirect, lost profits, or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Sweepstakes, or the rights and obligations of the participant and Sponsor or Administrator in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Connecticut.  By entering, Entrants consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts located in Hartford County, Connecticut.
  2. WINNER LIST: The name of the Prize Winner (“Winners List”) may be requested only after the end of the Sweepstakes Period and no later than January 1, 2021 To receive the Winners List, send request to ITW Permatex, ATTN: Marketing Department, 10 Columbus Boulevard #5, Hartford, Connecticut 06106 or call 1-877-376-2839.
  3. MISCELLANEOUS: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision of the Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions will remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision.  When terms such as “may” are used in these Official Rules, Sponsor or Administrator has sole and absolute discretion.  Headings are solely for convenience and will not be deemed to affect the meaning or intent of the Official Rules or any provision hereof.  In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes-related materials, Privacy Policy or Terms of Use on the Website, and/or the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern, and control and the discrepancy will be resolved in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.