Terms and Conditions
1. Eligibility: The 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram is open to those who sign up (follow) at @hoyafilterusa on Instagram and like the corresponding post. Entrants must be 18 years or older as of their date of entry in this promotion in order to qualify. This giveaway is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations and void where prohibited by law. Kenko Tokina USA, Inc. employees, its subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, and directors , as well as members of an Employees' immediate family and/or those living in the same household of Employees are ineligible to participate in the The 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram.
2. Sponsorship: The sponsor is Kenko Tokina USA, Inc., located at 7642 Woodwind Dr, Huntington Beach, CA 92647. Sponsor will conduct the The 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram substantially as described in these Official Rules.
3. Agreement to Rules: By entering The 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram, the Entrant (“You”) agrees to abide by the Sponsor's Official Rules and decisions, which are fully and unconditionally binding in all respects. The Sponsor reserve the right to refuse, withdraw, or disqualify any entry at any time at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. By entering this [Sweepstakes or Contest] the You represents and warrants that You are eligible to participate based on eligibility requirements explained in the Official Rules. You also agree to accept the decisions of the Sponsor as final and binding as it relates to the content of the 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram.
4. The 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram Entry Period: This promotion begins on Friday, February 18, 2022 at 12:01 PST and ends on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at 11:59 PST. To be eligible for The 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram entries must be received within the specified Entry Period.
5. How to Enter: Eligible entrants can enter The 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram by liking the corresponding post and following @hoyafilterusa on Instagram. As a participant, your entry must fully meet all requirements, as specified in the Official Rules, in order to be eligible to win a prize. Incomplete entries or those that do not adhere to the Official Rules or specifications will be disqualified at the Sponsor's sole discretion. Participants may only enter once during the allotted time corresponding with the Instagram post. One entry per person. The website "Arbitery" will be used to draw a winner to certify randomness.
6. Prizes: The Winner(s) of the 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram (the “Winner”) will choose one filter of their choice from the in-stock filters available on the Hoya USA website (https://hoyafilterusa.com/). The Winner(s) will be contacted via Direct Message on Instagram. The actual/appraised prize value may differ at the time the prize is awarded. The prize(s) shall be determined solely by the Sponsor. There shall be no cash or other prize substitution permitted except at the Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is non-transferable. The Winner, upon acceptance of the prize, is solely responsible for all expenses related to the prize, including without limitation any and all local, state, and federal taxes. The Winner shall not transfer assignment of the prize to others nor shall the Winner request the cash equivalent or prize substitution. By accepting the prize, the selected Winner grants permission for the Sponsor to use the Winner’s likeness, entry, and name for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation unless prohibited by law.
7. Odds: The total number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning.
8. Selection and Notification of Winner: The Winner will be selected by random drawing via Arbitery under the supervision of the Sponsor. The Sponsor will notify the Winner(s) by Direct Message via Instagram within 7 days following Winner selection. The Sponsor is not responsible for nor shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to Direct Message security settings that may cause notifications to be marked as spam or junk email. Nor shall the Sponsor be liable for the Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the Winner 1) fails to claim the prize within 30 days from the time the award notification was sent, 2) is found ineligible, or 3) does not complete and return an executed declaration and release within the specified timeframe, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner may be selected. Receipt of the prize (offered in the 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway Contest by the Winner is upon the condition of compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. IF THE WINNER VIOLATES ANY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES, THE WINNER (AT THE SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL BE DISQUALIFIED, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
9. Rights Granted by You: By submitting an entry (e.g., text, video, photo, etc.) into this The 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram. You understand and agree that the Sponsor, any individual acting on the Sponsor’s behalf, and the licensees successors, and assigns of the Sponsor shall, where permitted by law, have the right to print, publish, broadcast, distribute and use in any media known now or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, worldwide, and without limitation, your submission, name, photo, portrait, voice, likeness, image, statements about the The 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram, and your biographical information for news, publicity, advertising, promotional purposes, trade, information, and public relations without any further notice, review, consent, compensation, or remuneration.
10. Terms & Conditions: In its sole discretion, the Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend, cancel, or terminate the 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram should non-authorized human intervention, a bug or virus, fraud, or other causes beyond the Sponsor’s control, impact or corrupt the security, fairness, proper conduct, or administration of the 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram. The Sponsor, in the event of any of the above issues, may determine the Winner based on all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by the Sponsor. Individuals who tamper with or attempt to tamper with the operation or entry process of the 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram or website or violates these Terms & Conditions will be disqualified by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. In its sole discretion, the Sponsor has the right to maintain the integrity of the 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: [identify any disallowed entry methods that will result in votes/entries being voided; examples: multiple entries from the same user; multiple entries from the same computer beyond the number allowed by the 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Attempts by any entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. If any such attempt is made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
11. Limitation of Liability: Your entry into this 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram constitutes Your agreement to release and hold harmless the Sponsor and its subsidiaries, representatives, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, successors, agents, assigns, directors, employees, and officers against and from any and all claims, liability, illness, injury, death, litigation, loss, or damages that may occur, directly or indirectly from participation in the 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram and/or the 1) Winner accepting, possessing, using, or misusing of any awarded prize or any portion thereof; 2) any type of technical failure; 3) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, phone, or Internet service; 4) unauthorized intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; 5) electronic error or human error in the Promotion administration or the processing of entries.
12. Disputes: THIS 2022 HOYA FILTER GIVEAWAY ON INSTAGRAM IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND CALIFORNIA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. The Entrant agrees, as a condition of participating in this promotion, that if any disputes cannot be resolved between the Entrant and the Sponsor, and if causes of action arise out of or are connected with this 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram, they shall be individually resolved exclusively before a court located in California having jurisdiction, without resorting to any form of class action. Under no circumstances in any such dispute shall the participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram. The participant waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
14. Winners List: You may obtain a copy of the Winner’s name(s) or a copy of these Official Rules, by sending your request via mail with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Kenko Tokina USA, 7642 Woodwind Dr., Huntington Beach, CA 92648. Requests must be postmarked no later than March 31, 2022.
15. Facebook / Meta / Instagram Specific Rules: The 2022 Hoya Filter Giveaway on Instagram hosted by Kenko Tokina USA (Hoya Filter USA) is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Meta, and/or Instagram.