Fairfax Cryobank Halloween Photo Promotion

Official Rules and Regulations


1. No Purchase Necessary. No Purchase is necessary to enter or to win. A purchase will not increase one’s odds of winning. All federal, state, local and municipal laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.

2. Eligibility. The Fairfax Cryobank Halloween Photo Promotion (“Promotion”) is open to all legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia, age 18 years or older, who have internet access as of October 19, 2015. Employees, immediate family members of employees and members of the household of employees of the Genetics & IVF Institute, Inc., including its subsidiaries and divisions (“Sponsor”), are not eligible. By participating in the Promotion, participants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and Regulations (“Rules”).

3. Sponsor. Sponsor is the sponsor of the Promotion. The Promotion is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook.

4. Promotional Period. The Promotion will be open for entries from 8:00 a.m., Eastern daylight time on October 19, 2015, until 5:00 p.m., Eastern daylight time on October 30, 2015 (“Promotional Period”).

5. How to Qualify. To qualify for the Promotion, a participant must: (1) post a Halloween-themed photo to the Fairfax Cryobank Facebook page (www.facebook.com/fairfax.cryobank); and (2) caption the photo with the hashtag #FFXCryoween; and (3) “like” the Fairfax Cryobank Facebook page. The Sponsor reserves the right to remove and disqualify any photo that it determines in its sole discretion is offensive, profane, defamatory or likely to infringe on the intellectual property rights of a third party.

6. How to Win. Each participant who completes all three steps to qualify for the Promotion during the Promotional Period will win a prize. Prizes are limited to one per household, and each winner must meet the Promotion eligibility criteria. The Sponsor will notify the winners through Facebook. Winners must respond to the notification that they have won within seven (7) days of the notification, or they will be disqualified. The odds of winning a prize are 100% for each individual who qualifies for the Promotion.

7. Prizes. The Sponsor will award each qualifying participant a $100 gift card. Gift cards may be used toward the purchase of one vial of donor semen offered by Fairfax Cryobank. Substitutions, transfers and cash redemptions are not permitted. Unclaimed prizes may not be awarded. Winners will be responsible for the reporting and payment of any taxes, as well as any other costs and expenses, associated with accepting and using a gift card. Gift cards expire at 5:00 p.m., Eastern standard time, on November 30, 2015.

8. Privacy and Publicity. By entering the Promotion, each participant grants the Sponsor and its designees the right, unless prohibited by law, to use his/her name, city and state of residence, voice, picture and likeness, without compensation, notification or approval, for the purpose of advertising and publicizing the goods and services of Fairfax Cryobank, and all matters related to the Promotion, in any manner or medium, now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity. Each potential winner may be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release, a tax acknowledgment form and, except where prohibited by law, a publicity release, and return them within seven (7) days after he/she is notified that he/she has won a prize. A potential winner who fails to respond or comply may be disqualified.

9. Release. By entering the Promotion, each participant agrees to release, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, Facebook and their respective owners, officers, directors, employees, agents and affiliates (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, actions, demands and/or liability for injury, damage or loss whatsoever related to or arising in connection with participation in the Promotion and the delivery and use or misuse of prizes. The Released Parties shall in no event be liable for any attorney’s fees or any damages whatsoever, including without limitation punitive, consequential, special, direct or indirect damages. The Released Parties shall not be liable to any participant for failure to supply the prizes due to circumstances beyond their control.

10. Applicable Law. All issues and questions concerning the Promotion shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without regard to conflicts of law principles. Any dispute regarding the Promotion shall be brought exclusively in the state or federal courts in Fairfax County, Virginia.

11. Disclaimer. The Sponsor is not responsible for misdirected, incomplete, lost, late, illegible, undelivered, inaccurate or delayed entries, or for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions or other errors or problems that may limit or affect a person’s ability to participate in the Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or suspend the Promotion if Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that circumstances exist that do or could compromise the integrity, administration, security or lawful operation of the Promotion. The Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing, mailing or other inadvertent errors in these Rules or in other materials related to the Promotion. The Sponsor’s decisions regarding the Promotion and award of prizes shall be final and binding in all respects.

12. Official Rules; Winner’s List. To receive a copy of these Rules, please send a written request and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Fairfax Cryobank Halloween Photo Promotion, 3015 Williams Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031, Attn: General Counsel. Residents of Vermont need not include return postage on rules requests.