1. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Cause You Care Give Thanks Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) starts Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 4:00 PM Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) and ends Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 11:59 PM PST (the “Sweepstakes Period”). CYC’s chosen method of timekeeping is the official time clock for the Sweepstakes, and is final and undisputable.
  2. ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible to enter, you must (a) be a legal resident of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia; (b) be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry; and (c) have Internet access. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
  3. HOW TO ENTER: Internet access required. All entries must be submitted during the Sweepstakes Period.
    • METHOD OF ENTRY: Enter the Sweepstakes by visiting and tagging a friend in the comments on the “Give Thanks Sweepstakes” post, posted November 2, 2016. No other means of entry will be accepted.
    • NUMBER OF ENTRIES: There is no limit to the number of entries allowed. A valid entry tags only one friend per comment.
    • ENTRY SUBMISSION: At any time during the Sweepstakes Period, you may submit an entry for an opportunity to win the Prize.  Normal time, toll, connection, and usage rates, if any, charged by your Internet service provider will apply, and you will be solely responsible for the same. Late, garbled, incomplete, or misdirected entries will be declared void and will be ineligible to win.  The sole determinant of time for the purposes of receipt of a valid entry in this Sweepstakes will be the Sweepstakes server machine(s).  Proof of submission (screen captures, etc.) does not constitute proof of entry.  All entries become property of CYC and will not be returned.
  4. PRIZE, DRAWING, AND ODDS OF WINNING: There is one prize available to be awarded, collectively consisting of the following items: (a) a Cause You Care product of the winner’s choosing; (b) a Cause You Care product of the friend the winner tagged choosing (referred to both individually and collectively as the “Prize”). The collective approximate retail value of all Prizes is $50.  Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.
    • PRIZE DRAWING: On November 4, 2016, at approximately 9:00 AM PST, CYC will randomly draw one entry from all entries received (a “Winner”).
    • PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: The Prize may be subject to certain other restrictions by CYC and/or participating retailers/companies.
    • NO WARRANTIES: The Prize is provided “AS IS,” without warranties of any kind.  CYC is not responsible for, and entrant hereby releases CYC, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, successors, and assigns, including their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, attorneys, and representatives, from any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes, the Prize, or use thereof.  This section is in addition to, and does not limit, Section 6D below.
  5. PRIZE AWARD: Within ten (10) days of the Prize drawing, each potential Winner will be contacted by e-mail with instructions on how to claim the Prize.
    • VERIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY: The Winner is subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.  A potential Winner may, at CYC’s sole discretion, be required to do one or more of the following: (i) furnish proof of identification, which may include a driver’s license or other form of picture identification; (ii) execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility; (iii) execute and return a Photo/Video Consent and Release Form; and/or (iv) execute and return a W9 form (for U.S. residents) no later than ten (10) business days after the time such forms are postmarked as having been sent by CYC, or that potential Winner will forfeit the Prize.
    • FORFEITURE: If a potential Winner is: (i) ineligible, (ii) in violation of these Official Rules, or (iii) declines to accept the Prize, the Prize will be forfeited. Additionally, if CYC does not receive a response from the potential Winner within forty-eight (48) hours of sending an initial e-mail notification regarding the Prize, or in the event that a Prize notification or Prize is returned undeliverable, the Prize will be forfeited. Subsequently, at CYC’s sole discretion, the Prize may be awarded to the next eligible randomly drawn entry. All decisions by CYC are final and binding.
    • DELIVERY OF PRIZE: The Prize will be shipped to the Winner’s given address (no P.O. boxes will be accepted) within ninety (90) days after the close of the Sweepstakes Period. CYC shall not be held responsible for any delays in awarding the Prize for any reason beyond its control. Prizes may not be transferred or redeemed for cash (except to the extent required by applicable law) and must be accepted as awarded, with no substitutions of any kind, except those substitutions made by CYC, who reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a Prize or portion thereof with a different one of comparable or greater value.
    • TAXES, COSTS, AND EXPENSES: All federal, provincial, state, and local taxes (including, but not limited to, income, duty, and withholding taxes), if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of the Prize are the Winner’s sole responsibility.
    • RISK OF LOSS: CYC has no responsibility for any portion of the Prize that has been tampered with, misplaced, lost, or stolen.
    • USE OF LIKENESS: By accepting the Prize, the Winner consents to the use of his/her (i) name; (ii) address (city and state/province of residence); (iii) voice; (iv) statements relating to the Sweepstakes and/or CYC; (v) and photographs or other likenesses, in any publicity or advertising carried out by or on behalf of CYC or any related entities in any media without any territorial or time limitation, except where prohibited by law. The Winner understands and agrees that he/she is not entitled to any additional compensation or notification regarding such use, and that CYC does not need to obtain any additional permission from the Winner for such use.
    • COMPLIANCE WITH OFFICIAL RULES: By entering the Sweepstakes, you (i) acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and Instagram® Terms of Use (available at and other Instagram® rules, as applicable; and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of CYC which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Entrants who have not complied with these Official Rules are subject to disqualification and all associated entries will be void.
    • DISQUALIFICATION: CYC reserves the right to disqualify any entry or participant in the Sweepstakes (and void all associated entries) and/or entitlement to a Prize, if, in the sole discretion of CYC, it determines or suspects that (i) the entrant has attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes; (ii) the entrant is acting in violation of the Official Rules; and/or (iii) the entrant is acting in an un-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person or entity, including but not limited to other entrants of the Sweepstakes and/or CYC.  Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, third party, or like entry methods, will disqualify all entries using such methods.
    • ENTRY HOLDER DISPUTE: If a dispute arises regarding who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the Instagram® account, internet account, or e-mail address, as applicable, provided at the time the entry was submitted, and he/she must comply with these Official Rules. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
    • RELEASE AND WAIVER: As a condition of entering, you agree: (i) to release Instagram® and CYC, including their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and assigns, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, attorneys, and representatives, from any and all liability, loss, attorneys’ fees, claim, or damage incurred with respect to participating in the Sweepstakes or the awarding, receipt, possession, and/or use or misuse of any Prize or any travel or activity related thereto; (ii) that under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain awards for, and you hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages (other than actual out-of-pocket expenses) from CYC or Instagram®; (iii) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any Prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (iv) any and all claims, judgments, and/or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, and in no event will you be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees or court costs. Some jurisdictions may not allow certain limitations on damages or the ability to seek damages through a class action; so some of these restrictions may not apply to you.
    • SWEEPSTAKES MODIFICATION: CYC reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, modify, or suspend this Sweepstakes at any time with or without notice if fraud, technical failures (including, but not limited to, any network server or hardware failure), viruses, bugs, errors in programming, or any other causes corrupt the administration, security, or integrity of the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation, CYC reserves the right to select a Winner from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of such cancellation.
    • SWEEPSTAKES ACCESS: CYC does not warrant that access to the Sweepstakes will be uninterrupted. CYC is not responsible for, and you hereby hold CYC harmless with respect to, and waive any claim arising from, any problems that may arise, including, without limitation: (i) inaccessible or unavailable networks, websites, or other connection or accessibility problems; (ii) failed, delayed, or misdirected communications, including any lost, late, stolen, incomplete, illegible or undelivered entries; (iii) technical malfunctions, printing, clerical, or other errors in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes or the offering or announcement of any Prize; (iv) the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information in connection with the Sweepstakes; (v) damage to an entrant’s system occasioned by participation in this Sweepstakes; or (vi) any other errors of any kind relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes.
    • ACTIONS BY ENTRANT: Any attempt by an entrant or other individual to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes, including but not limited to any fraudulent entries, is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should any such an attempt be made, CYC reserves the right to seek remedies and damages (including attorneys’ fees) from any such entrant or individual, to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Any entrant engaging in any of the foregoing activities may be disqualified (and all associated entries will be void) and, if selected as the Winner, will be deemed to have forfeited the Prize.
    • GOVERNING LAW AND INTERPRETATION: This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial, and municipal laws. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and CYC in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Oregon without regard to conflicts of law principles. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue in either the Superior Court of Oregon, County of Clackamas, or the United States District Court of Oregon.
    • ANY CONFLICT IN SWEEPSTAKES DETAILS: In the event of any conflict with any Sweepstakes details contained in these Official Rules, and Sweepstakes details contained in other Sweepstakes materials (including, without limitation, any point of sale, online or print advertising), the details of the Sweepstakes as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail.
    • CYC’S SPONSORSHIP: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by CYC. Any questions, comments, or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes shall be directed only to CYC, and not to Instagram® or any other person or entity. All questions, comments or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes must be submitted via e- mail or in writing to Cause You Care, 16869 SW 65th Ave, Suite 239, Lake Oswego, OR 97035.
    • NAME OF WINNER: To obtain the Winner’s name, submit an e-mail request to  The Winner’s name will be sent within a reasonable time.  All such requests must be received by April 20, 2017 at 12:00PM PST.
    • COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: Personal information collected from entrants will be used by CYC, its affiliates, licensees, successors, assigns, related entities, and any authorized agents only to administer this Sweepstakes and to award the Prize, unless you otherwise consent to receive e-mails or to other promotional purposes. Personal information may be stored on CYC’s servers, located in the United States.
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