Anytime Fitness® Fitbit® Prize Pack Giveaway

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE OR PAYMENT DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.

  1.  Sponsor: This Giveaway is sponsored, administered and judged by Anytime Clubs UK Ltd (Anytime Clubs UK is a limited company registered in England and Wales. Company registration number 7130617.  Registered office: Unit 7B, Building 6, Croxley Business Park, Hatters Lane, Watford, WD18 8YH)
  2. Eligibility: The Anytime Fitness® “Fitbit® Prize Pack” Giveaway is open only to residents of the United Kingdom and Ireland, who are 18 years of age or older and located in the United Kingdom or Ireland at the time of entry. Void elsewhere and where prohibited by law. Employees, contractors, directors and officers of Anytime Clubs UK Ltd, (“Sponsor”), and their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, distributors, franchisees, and licensees, and the advertising, fulfillment, judging and promotion agencies involved in the development and administration of the Giveaway, as well as the employees of any Anytime Fitness club (collectively, “Promotion Parties”), and their immediate family members (parent, child, sibling and spouse of each) and those living in the same households of each (whether related or not) are not eligible to enter or win. Void elsewhere and where prohibited by law. Other eligibility requirements and conditions of participation are set forth below in these official rules for the Giveaway (“Official Rules”), and by participating in the Giveaway, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules.
  3. Promotion Period: Giveaway begins at 12:00 a.m. Greenwich Mean Time (“GMT”) on 25th April 2016 and ends at 11:59 p.m. GMT on 31st December 2016, (“Promotion Period”). For purposes of this Promotion, a “month” is defined as beginning on the 1st day of the month at 12:00 a.m., and ending on the final day of the month at 11:59 p.m. GMT (“Monthly Entry Period”).
  4. How to Enter the Giveaway: During the Promotion Period visit https://mystory.anytimefitness.co.uk  (collectively the “Website”) and click on the link to locate the online official entry form. Follow the on-screen directions to enter the Giveaway, upload your essay/photo describing your Anytime Fitness story, complete all required fields and click “submit” to enter. This process, when properly completed, will constitute your “Entry” into the Giveaway. Entries must follow the submission requirements set forth below and comply in all respects with these Official Rules. All Entries are subject to a review by Sponsor prior to posting online. By submitting your Entry, you represent that your Entry conforms to the submission guidelines set forth below and with all of the terms of these Official Rules, and agree that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may remove your Entry and disqualify you from the Giveaway if it believes, in its sole discretion, that your Entry fails to conform to the submission requirements or to these Official Rules in any way. EACH SUBMISSION MUST BE SUBSTANTIALLY AND MATERIALLY DIFFERENT. ONLY ONE ENTRY PER PERSON IS PERMITTED.
  5. Conditions of Submission:
    • Submission Guidelines:
      1. The Giveaway Entry submitted must be created by the entrant alone.
      2. The Entry must be entrant’s original creation; modifying, enhancing or altering a third party’s pre-existing work does not qualify as an entrant’s original creation.
      3. Entries can be submitted in the following form:
        • An essay with an optional photo
      4. Essay Entry: An Essay Entry must meet the following requirements:
        • The essay must include:
          1. Your completion of the sentence: “I knew it was time when…”
          2. Your story: How Anytime Fitness is improving your life (must be at least 50 characters, but no more than 650 characters for essay entries)
        • Photographs are required in an essay Entry and may be in color or black-and-white. Photos must be formatted as .jpg, or .png files.
      5. All Entries must be in English.
    • Additional Conditions of Submission:

Any Entry which Sponsor, in its sole opinion, deems to be inappropriate for publication or inclusion in this Giveaway will not be considered or displayed and the corresponding entrant will be disqualified. Entry cannot, in the opinion of the Sponsor: (i) be sexually explicit or suggestive, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic, contain nudity or any materially dangerous activity; (ii) promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message; (iii) be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group; (iv) defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor or its products, or other people, products or companies; (v) contain trademarks, logos or trade dress owned by others, or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind other than Anytime Fitness, without permission, or contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses; (vi) contain copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media); (vii) contain materials embodying the names, likenesses, photographs, or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead without permission; (viii) communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate; and (ix) depict, or be in violation of any law. By submitting an Entry each entrant represents and warrants that: (i) his/her Entry is the sole and original creation of the entrant and Entry has not been copied in whole or in part from any other work; (ii) the Entry does not violate or infringe any copyright, trademark/tradename, or other proprietary right of any person (including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light) or entity; (iii) the Entry is the sole and exclusive property of the entrant; (iv) the participants depicted in the Entry (if any) have given written consent to its submission into the Giveaway and use as contemplated by these Official Rules and entrant can supply proof of permission if requested by Sponsor; (v) the Entry has not been previously published; (vi) entrant owns or otherwise has rights to use all elements of the Entry; (viii) entrant is the parent or legal guardian of all persons under the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside who appear in any Photo; (ix); and (x) publication of the Entry via various media including Web posting, will not infringe on the rights of any third party. Each entrant will indemnify and hold harmless, the Promotion Parties from any claims to the contrary.

BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HIS/HER ENTRY MAY BE POSTED ON SPONSOR’S WEBSITES INCLUDING WEBSITES BELONGING TO ANYTIME FITNESS LLC, USED IN SOCIAL MEDIA AND IN OTHER MARKETING/ADVERTISING MATERIALS, IN SPONSOR’S DISCRETION. Posting of an Entry is not an indication that the Entry has won a prize or is otherwise eligible for a prize. Rights Granted: By entering, you irrevocably and forever grant and assign to Sponsor, and its affiliates, legal representatives, successors, assigns and licensees, all worldwide right, title, and interest in and to your Entry (and all works derived from it) including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and agree that Sponsor works derived by it, including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and agree that Sponsor may reproduce, edit, market, store, distribute, have distributed, publicly and privately display, communicate, publicly and privately perform, transmit, have transmitted, create derivative works based upon, and promote the Entry or portions of the Entry (as such may be edited and modified by the Sponsor at its discretion) for editorial, commercial, promotional and all other purposes (including without limitation posting on Sponsor-affiliated websites, Social Media sites and/or other Sponsor-selected media, and inclusion in any of Sponsor’s published books or other printed material) in perpetuity without any kind of payment or compensation to you, and without additional review, permission or approval. You expressly waive all rights to review or approve any use that Sponsor makes of your Entry in accordance with these Official Rules. By entering, you further agree to waive all rights of attribution and integrity if your Entry is used by Sponsor or anyone Sponsor authorises, and to waive any moral rights in the Entry.

By entering the Giveaway, you agree that your Entry is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction, and will not place Sponsor under any obligations other than those contained in these Official Rules, and that Sponsor is free to disclose the ideas contained in the Entry on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas therein without any compensation to you. You further acknowledge that Sponsor does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to Sponsor, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you.

By entering the Giveaway, you understand and acknowledge that you will not now or in the future be paid or compensated in any way for your Entry or for granting the Sponsor any of the rights set out in these Official Rules. You further acknowledge that Sponsor is not obligated to make use of any of the rights granted in these Official Rules.

Any waiver of any obligation hereunder by Sponsor does not constitute a general waiver of any obligation to entrants. Sponsor reserves the right, in its reasonable discretion, during or upon completion of the Promotion Period, to request that any entrant resubmit his or her Entry prior to any voting or judging period.

  1. Selecting a Monthly Winner:
    • Monthly winners: A monthly winner will be chosen at random from the top (10) stories which receive the most “favourites” from all eligible Entries received during the Monthly Period.  Entries are eligible to rollover into subsequent months, but they will only be judged based on the number of “favourites” they receive in a monthly period.
  2. Prizes: Seven (7) Fitbit® Prize Packs will be sent to seven different entrants. The Fitbit® Prize Packs will be sent once a month between June and December 2016.  Each Fitbit® Prize Pack includes one (1) Fitbit Flex Wireless Wristband; one (1) Anytime Fitness Water Bottle; one (1) Anytime Fitness Sweat Towel; one (1) Anytime Fitness Holdall; and one (1) Anytime Fitness Beanie Hat. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of prize is permitted except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. If a prize, or any portion thereof, cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.  Any local taxes, and all other costs associated with acceptance or use of the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Arrangements for delivery of prizes will be performed after winner validation. LIMIT ONE (1) MONTHLY PRIZE PER PERSON/ EMAIL ADDRESS/HOUSEHOLD. At Sponsor’s discretion, unclaimed prizes may not be awarded.
  3. Conditions: Sponsor’s decisions are final in all matters relating to this Giveaway, including but not limited to validation of the judging process. All potential winners will be notified by email sent to the email address provided by you or regular mail or overnight mail to the valid address submitted by you upon entry, and may be required to complete, sign and return an affidavit or declaration of eligibility, a liability release, and where lawful, a publicity release (collectively, the “Prize Claim Documents”) within a stated amount of time. If Prize Claim Documents are not received by the date stated on the notification, or if any notification is returned as non-deliverable, or if a potential winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, or does not return such other releases as deemed necessary by Sponsor, the potential winner will be disqualified and at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternative potential winner may be selected based on the results of the original judging. Promotion Parties are not responsible for any change of email address, mailing address and/or telephone number of entrants. Promotion Parties assume no responsibility for lost, late, misdirected, stolen, illegible, inaccurate, damaged or incomplete Entries or other communications, non-delivered or postage due mail, failure or unavailability of electronic equipment, communications or internet connections, or other errors, failures or malfunctions of any kind including but not limited to human errors. Entries by automatic, programmed or like methods will be disqualified. Improper, incomplete, mutilated and illegible Entries will be disqualified. Prizes will be awarded only to an address within the United Kingdom and Ireland. This Giveaway is subject to all applicable English laws and regulations. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor. If, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Giveaway, or for any other reason in Sponsor’s sole discretion, the Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Giveaway in a manner deemed reasonable by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion. In the event of cancellation of the Giveaway, Sponsor will randomly award the prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to cancellation. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process or the Website or acts in a disruptive or unfair manner. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, entries will be declared made by the person in whose name the entry was submitted.
  1.  Governing Law and Jurisdiction:
  2. The terms and conditions and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter (including the Giveaway), existence, negotiation, validity, termination or enforceability (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.
  3. The Courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with the terms and conditions or their subject matter, existence, negotiation, validity, termination or enforceability (including non-contractual disputes or claims).
  1. Privacy: The personal information collected through this Giveaway is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy located at http://www.anytimefitness.co.uk/legal#seg1246.  By entering this Giveaway, you agree to the use of your personal information as described in the above Privacy Policy.
  2. Releases: As a condition of entering, entrants agree (and agree to confirm in writing): (a) to release, discharge and hold harmless Promotion Parties their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, sales representatives, distributors, dealers, advertising and promotion agencies and the officers, directors, employees and agents of each of the foregoing, from and against any and all liability, loss, injuries or damages associated with participation in this Giveaway or incurred with respect to the awarding, receipt, possession, and/or use or misuse of any prize, or the use of any photo or other Entry, (b) that under no circumstances will an entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and the entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, (to the extent allowed by applicable law) punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (c) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (d) any and all claims, judgements, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding lawyers’ fees and court costs.

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Giveaway-related materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE OR PAYMENT DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. Open only to residents of the United Kingdom and Ireland, 18 and older. Giveaway ends 31st December 2016. See full Official Rules for complete judging criteria.