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OFFICIAL RULES

The following are the official rules (“Rules”) for the Know Your Dog Inside and Out Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”). In order to enter the Sweepstakes, you must agree to these Rules. You agree that submission of an entry form and/or participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes your agreement to these Rules.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

  1. Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the contiguous U.S. and Washington, D.C. (“Territory”) who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (“Disney”) and its parent, related, subsidiary and affiliated companies and employees of Sponsor (defined below) and members of their immediate families are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law. For purposes of the Sweepstakes, “immediate family” is defined as spouses, parents, children, siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of whether they reside in the same household.
  2. Sponsor: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Embark Veterinary, Inc. (“Embark” or “Sponsor”), a company headquartered at 1 Lincoln St Suite 2900, Boston, MA 02111. Disney, and its affiliates are not sponsors, administrators or prize providers.
  3. Entry: The Sweepstakes runs from 12:00:00 AM, Friday, May 17, 2024 to 11:59:59 PM Monday, June 3, 2024 (“Sweepstakes Period”). For purposes of these Rules, all times are Pacific Time. To enter the Sweepstakes, during the Sweepstakes Period, Entrants must: 1) go to http://shop.embarkvet.com/pages/inside-out-2-sweeps, (“The Landing Page”). 2) Submit your full name and valid email address via the entry form (“Original Entry” or “Original Entries”) located on The Landing Page. A purchase or payment of any kind will not increase your chances of winning. Entrants may earn “Additional Entries” by completing the following optional actions: 1) Visiting and “liking” the Embark Instagram post linked on The Landing Page for a value of one Additional Entry (limited to one (1) Additional Entry per person), 2) Creating and uploading a video about your dog worth a value of 50 Additional Entries. Uploaded videos must be publicly accessible and uploaded to Facebook, TikTok, Instagram, or YouTube. They must include the verbal prompt “Embark, here’s why I want to know my dog inside and out!”, and be posted using the hashtags #INSIDEOUT2 #EMBARKVET #SWEEPSTAKES. In order to receive additional Additional Entries for video upload, you must provide a valid URL in the designated video entry section on The Landing Page. Limited to one (1) video entry per person regardless of how many platforms are used.  3) Upload a photo of you and your dog in the designated photo entry section on The Landing Page worth a value of five (5) Additional Entries.  [MM1] [MOU2] Limited to one (1) photo entry per person. Additional Entries can only be earned if participants have already entered into the Sweepstakes via The Landing Page. “Original Entry” and “Additional Entries” are collectively referred to as “Entry” or “Entries”.  Winners (defined below) will be randomly selected from the pool of Entries received from all entry methods. Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. 
  4. Limitations: All Entries must be received by the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Original Entry is limited to one (1) Entry per person/email address (regardless of whether one person has more than one email address or more than one person uses the same email address). Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more Original Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations or logins, or any other methods will void all entrant’s Entries and may disqualify the entrant. In event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Entry, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the email address is registered. Entries by any method other than set forth above in Section 3 are void. Any use of automated or programmed methods of effecting Entry is prohibited. Neither the Sponsor nor Disney, or their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents or representatives (individually and collectively, “Releasees”) are responsible for Entries from persons residing, or physically located, outside the Territory; Entries that are altered, delayed, deleted, destroyed, forged, fraudulent, improperly accessed, inaccurate, incomplete, interrupted, irregular in any way, late, lost, misrouted, multiple, non-delivered, stolen, tampered with, unauthorized, unintelligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Rules; lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider, website or other connections; miscommunications; failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines or technical failure; failed phone, computer hardware or software failures, technical errors or difficulties; telephone transmissions; technical failures; unauthorized human intervention; traffic congestion; garbled or jumbled transmissions; undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering; insufficient space in entrant’s email account to receive email; or other errors of any kind, whether due to electronic, human, mechanical, printing, production or technical errors or other causes, even if caused by the negligence of any of the Releasees. Each of such potential Entries will be disqualified. Void where prohibited and subject to all applicable federal, state, local and municipal laws and regulations.
  5. Entry Errors: Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, stolen, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected Entries, which will be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible if online service or equipment is interrupted including without limitation: (1) interruptions to any network, server, Internet, Web site, telephone, satellite, computer or other connections, (2) failures of any telephone, satellite, hardware, software or other equipment, (3) garbled, misdirected or jumbled transmissions, or traffic congestion, (4) other errors of any kind, whether human, technical, mechanical or electronic, (5) the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information or the failure to capture any such information, or (6) printing or typographical errors.
  6. Prizes: ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE (“Grand Prize”): One (1) grand prize winner (“Grand Prize Winner”) will receive four (4) tickets to the world premiere of Disney and Pixar’s Inside Out 2 taking place on a TBD date in June 2024 in Los Angeles, CA (the “Premiere”) with an approximate retail value of Three Hundred Dollars ($$300 USD), up to four (4) Visa® gift cards (one per person attending Premiere) with a value each of Five Hundred Dollars ($500 USD) to cover travel expenses [MM3] [MOU4] , one (1) Embark Breed ID Dog DNA Test with an approximate retail value of One Hundred Twenty-Nine Dollars ($129 USD), and a featured reveal of your dog’s Embark breed results on Sponsor’s social media platform(s).[RS5] [MOU6]  FIVE (5) FIRST PRIZES (each a “First Prize”): Each First Prize Winner (“First Prize Winner”) will receive one (1) Embark Breed ID Dog DNA Test with an approximate retail value of One Hundred Twenty-Nine Dollars ($129 USD), and a featured reveal of your dog’s Embark breed results on Sponsor’s social media platform(s). FOURTEEN (14) RUNNER UP PRIZES (each a “Runner Up Prize”): Each Runner Up Prize Winner (“Runner Up Prize Winner”) will receive one (1) Embark Breed ID Dog DNA Test with a retail value of One Hundred Twenty-Nine Dollars ($129 USD). Grand Prize, First Prizes and Runner Up Prizes are each a “Prize” and collectively, “Prizes”.   Grand Prize, First Prizes and Runner Up Prizes are each a “Prize” and collectively, “Prizes”.  Prizes have a collective total ARV of Four Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty Dollars ($4,880 USD). Grand Prize Winner, First Prize Winner or Runner Up Prize Winner may be referred to as “Winner” or “Winners”. Limit one (1) prize per person/email address. All expenses not specifically mentioned herein are not included and are solely the Winner’s responsibility, including but not limited to:  ground and air transportation between the Grand Prize Winner’s residence and the location of the Premiere, alcoholic beverages, tax, food, gratuities and tips, insurance, laundry service, merchandise, parking, hotel reservation, room service, service charges, souvenirs and telephone calls.  All terms and conditions of the gift card apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated or stolen tickets, gift cards, travel vouchers, certificates or Prize elements. Prize elements may not be separated. Prizes will be awarded provided a sufficient number of eligible Entries are received and Prizes are validly claimed by June 5, 2024 after which date no alternate Winners will be selected, nor unclaimed Prizes awarded. All legal responsibilities of an eligible minor (“Minor”) entrant under the Rules will be assumed by a parent or legal guardian (“Parent”); and a Minor winner’s Prize will be awarded in the name of the Parent for the benefit of the Minor.  You are considered a Minor as follows: [a] if you are younger than nineteen (19) years of age and your state of primary residence is Nebraska or Alabama, and [b] if you are younger than twenty-one (21) years of age and your state/territory of primary residence is Mississippi. Note: you must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of date of entry to enter the Sweepstakes. Premiere portion of the Grand Prize must be redeemed on dates specified by Sponsor so as to attend the selected Premiere on the date designated by Disney in its sole discretion, if Grand Prize Winner and guests are not available to attend the Premiere on such dates for any reason, Grand Prize will be forfeited in its entirety and an alternate winner will be selected (time permitting). In the event the selected Premiere does not happen for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right, but not the obligation, to substitute another prize in its sole discretion. Grand Prize Winner and guests must follow all instructions of Sponsor in connection to attending the Premiere. Grand Prize Winner and guests may be required to follow a certain prescribed dress code and/or comply with other requirements in conjunction with attendance at the Premiere. Should Grand Prize Winner and/or guests fail to adhere to any such instructions or engage in unruly, obnoxious, anti-social, illegal, threatening, or otherwise inappropriate behavior (as determined by Sponsor and Disney, in their sole discretion), Sponsor reserves the right, without further notice or warning, to terminate their participation at the Premiere early, in whole or in part, and send Grand Prize Winner and/or his/her guests home and take other actions as Sponsor deems appropriate in its sole discretion so as to protect its rights, without any liability or other obligation to Grand Prize Winner or guests.  In such case, the Sponsor may require that Grand Prize Winner forfeit any components of Grand Prize not awarded to him/her and return any prize components (or the value of same) previously awarded to him/her. The attendance by any specific cast members, filmmakers, or such other talent from the film during the Premiere is not guaranteed and shall be subject to such talent’s availability and Sponsor’s sole discretion. Neither Sponsor nor Disney guarantee any type of meeting or photo opportunity with any specific cast member or talent from the film during the Premiere. Grand Prize Winner and guests must obey all rules and complete any paperwork required for the Grand Prize, including but not limited to any additional releases, contracts, non-disclosure agreements, waivers required by the Sponsor or Disney and, failure to sign such paperwork and/or to furnish all required information on dates selected by Sponsor or Disney in their sole discretion will result in forfeiture of the Grand Prize.
  7. Procedures: All Entries must be received by the end of the Sweepstakes Period. On or about June 4, 2024, in a random drawing conducted by the Sponsor, the potential Winners will be selected from among all eligible Entries received. The decision of the Sponsor shall be final and binding. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible Entries received. 
  8. Winners: On or about June 4, 2024, the potential Winners will be notified via email to obtain a mailing address as well as any additional required information or responses. Winners will be notified via email within seven (7) business days after the Sweepstakes Period ends. Entrants are responsible for checking their email and ensuring that their information is up-to-date and accurate. At the sole discretion of the Sponsor, disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate Winner may result from any of the following: [1] potential Winner’s failure to respond to email or phone notification within twenty four hours after transmission; [2] the return of an email notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts; [3] the return of any other notification as undeliverable; [4] potential Winner’s failure to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof of age, identity and residency; [5] potential Winner’s failure to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning Entry; [6] potential Winner’s failure to provide required additional information upon Sponsor’s request; [7] potential Winner’s failure to validly claim a prize within 48 hours of the sent time of the notification email and [8] any other noncompliance with the Rules. In the event of any prize forfeiture, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award or not award the forfeited Prize to an alternate Winner. All taxes are solely the responsibility of the Winners. Grand Prize Winner will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the value of his/her Prize.
  9. Acceptance of Official Rules: As a condition of entry, Entrants fully and unconditionally agree to these Rules, to the terms and conditions of Prize drawings and to Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any provision of these Rules shall not constitute the waiver of such provision.
  10.  Publicity: As a condition of entry, you grant consent to Sponsor, and its affiliates to use your name, likeness, voice, and biographical information for publicity or advertising in any media or manner, including website posting discussing Winner’s involvement in the Sweepstakes, without payment, consideration, notice or approval and without geographic or time limitation, except where prohibited by law. You understand that Sponsor intends to publicize, at a minimum, the name and city of all Winners and may publicize additional information, as described above, as well as photographs, name, and Embark breed results of any canine owned by a Winner and tested by Embark. However, Winners will be randomly selected for Sweepstakes prizes regardless of whether they are Embark customers or the number of canines they have caused to be tested by Embark.
  11. Liability: You agree that Sponsor, Disney, and each of their respective parents, related, subsidiaries and affiliates and all its advertising and Sweepstakes agencies as well as Instagram and Facebook (“Meta Platforms, Inc.”), Snap, Inc.(“Snapchat”), and their prize partners will have no liability whatsoever in connection with this Sweepstakes and, you shall hold them harmless for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind that you or others may incur as a consequence of your participation in the Sweepstakes or your acceptance, use or misuse of a prize. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant explicitly releases, discharges and holds harmless the Sponsor, Disney, and each of its successors and assigns and all its respective shareholders, directors, officers and employees, as well as Meta Platforms, Inc.,  Snap, Inc. (“Snapchat”), and their prize partners, one and all, from any and all liability, actions, causes of action, damages, actual, incidental or consequential, claims and demands whatsoever in law or equity, including attorneys’ fees and/or experts fees and costs, which he/she now has or may acquire, by reason of any personal injury, death, loss of or damage to property, or any reason, occurring during or arising out of his/her participation in the Sweepstakes and the acceptance and use or misuse of a prize. The Releasees are not responsible for any injury or damage to persons or property, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of the Prize.
  12. Conditions of Entrants’ Conduct: Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate, and/or suspend the Sweepstakes and to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, violates these Rules, or acts in a disruptive or unsportsmanlike manner. Without limiting the foregoing, Sponsor may lock out any entrant who, in Sponsor’s sole judgment, has been disqualified, has questionable eligibility or is otherwise ineligible to enter.
  13. Disputes/Choice of Law/Arbitration: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or the awarding of the Prizes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including without limitation, lost profits, may be awarded (collectively, “Special Damages”), (3) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased. Massachusetts Law, without reference to choice of law rules, governs the Sweepstakes and all aspects related thereto; and (4) any claim, dispute, or controversy (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) the entrant may have against the Sponsor arising out of, relating to, or connected in any way with the Sweepstakes, the awarding or redemption of any Prize and/or the determination of the scope or applicability of this agreement to arbitrate, will be resolved exclusively by final and binding arbitration before a single arbitrator conducted in the English language in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. under the applicable arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association (AAA), and you and Sponsor expressly waive trial by jury. You and Sponsor shall appoint as sole arbitrator a person mutually agreed by you and Sponsor or, if you and Sponsor cannot agree within thirty (30) days of either party’s request for arbitration, such single arbitrator shall be selected by the AAA upon the request of either party. The parties shall bear equally the cost of the arbitration (except that the prevailing party shall be entitled to an award of reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred in connection with the arbitration in such an amount as may be determined by the arbitrator). All decisions of the arbitrator shall be final and binding on both parties and enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction. Notwithstanding this, application may be made to any court for a judicial acceptance of the award or order of enforcement. Under no circumstances shall the arbitrator be authorized to award damages, remedies or awards that conflict with these terms. These terms and the Sweepstakes shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts without regard to principles of conflicts of law that would result in the application of the law of any other jurisdiction, except that the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation and enforcement of the arbitration provisions set forth above.  Indemnification: TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, YOU HEREBY AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE RELEASEES AND EACH OF ITS RESPECTIVE PARENT, RELATED, AFFILIATES, AND SUBSIDIARIES AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE SHAREHOLDERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, LICENSEES, SUCCESSORS, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS AT ALL TIMES FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, ACTIONS, LOSSES, LIABILITIES, DAMAGES, PROCEEDINGS, COSTS (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND EXPENSES FOR ANY INJURY, DAMAGE OR LOSS CAUSED OR CLAIMED TO BE CAUSED, BASED UPON, OR ARISING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF A PRIZE OR ANY PART OF A PRIZE, ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY PRIZE RELATED ACTIVITY OR EVENT. In no event shall Sponsor be liable to a Winner or entrant for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special or punitive damages of any kind, whether in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, statutory or any other theory of liability arising from or related to the Sweepstakes, or any aspect of Winner’s or entrant’s participation in or termination from the Sweepstakes as provided herein, even if Sponsor has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event shall Sponsor be liable to a Winner or entrant for any amount with respect to Winner’s or entrant’s participation in or disqualification from the Sweepstakes, or from the termination or cancellation of the Sweepstakes. To the extent permitted by law, the rights to litigate, seek injunctive relief or to any other recourse to judicial or any other procedure in case of disputes or claims resulting from or related to the Sweepstakes are hereby excluded, and you expressly waive any and all such rights. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the intellectual property of Disney, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California and in the event of any dispute, all entrants irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Los Angeles, California to resolve such disputes.
  14.  General: If any section, provision, term or clause shall be held or found to be unenforceable or invalid by a court decision, statute, rule or otherwise, the remaining provisions shall not be affected thereby and shall continue in full force and effect and such provision may be modified or severed from these Rules to the extent necessary to make such provision enforceable and consistent with the remainder of these Rules. This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the State of Massachusetts, United States. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. By entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Rules and by Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Entrants are required to provide accurate, valid and truthful information at all times. Sponsor will reject and delete any Entry that it discovers to be false, fraudulent, illegal or deceptive and will disqualify any entrant who tampers with the Entry process, the operation of the Sweepstakes, or is otherwise in violation of the Rules. Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors which result in the omission, interruption, deletion, defect, destruction, alteration, and/or delay of any Entry. Sponsor is not responsible for any technical, network, electronic, computer, hardware and/or software malfunction, problem, incompatibility, congestion or failure of any kind. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes at any time, in its sole discretion, if the Sweepstakes is not capable of completion as planned, including without limitation, the lack of Entry submissions, incomplete Entries, computer viruses, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort, without notice. Upon cancellation or termination of the Sweepstakes for any reason, Sponsor shall have no obligation to award Prizes or compensation of any kind. By submitting an Entry and participating in the Sweepstakes, you represent and warrant that (i) your Entry is original and that you are the sole and exclusive owner and rights holder of the submitted Entry, or you have obtained the necessary permission to include the Entry in the Sweepstakes, and that you have the right and authority to submit the Entry in the Sweepstakes; (ii) your Entry does not violate any third party intellectual property or proprietary rights; and (iii) you are otherwise not in violation of any applicable laws, rules and/or regulations.
    By submitting an Entry and participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree and hereby grant Sponsor and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, employees, successors, and/or related entities (collectively herein “Sponsor Entities”) an absolute unrestricted, non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, and transferable license and permission to use, store, copy, modify, publish, distribute, copyright, broadcast, display, combine with other materials, edit, alter, and/or reproduce your Entry, including but not limited to your name, handle, likeness, voice, image, video, story and photos (“User Content”), for any purpose, including but not limited to marketing, media, editorial, commercial, advertising, promotional and/or publicity purposes, in any form of media anywhere in the world, including but not limited to its webpages, social media platforms, third party websites, digital and physical owned channels, without geographic or time limitation or further payment, compensation, notice or approval to you, except where prohibited by law. You also agree to participate in any marketing, media, editorial, commercial, advertising, promotional and/or publicity activity related to the Sweepstakes. You agree to provide affidavits to Sponsor Entities upon request for the purpose of complying with legal and/or broadcaster requirements concerning eligibility or the use of designs and/or testimonials in advertising.
  15. PRIVACY POLICY: Sponsor is committed to protecting your privacy. The privacy policy located at embarkvet.com/privacy-policy/ addresses how we will use the information we collect from you on the Sweepstakes entry form. By entering the Sweepstakes, or providing your information to us, you agree to accept the uses of your information described in this privacy policy. When you register as an entrant in the Sweepstakes your name and e-mail address will be collected. Once a Winner is chosen, the Winner’s first and last name may be publicly shared and displayed on promotional materials. The Winner’s name and city will also be shared with any inquiring parties. Sponsor may make additional disclosures as required by applicable law.
  16. Winners’ List: To obtain a copy of these Rules (before June 4, 2024) or copy of the Winners’ names (after June 5, 2024 and before July 4, 2024) , mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Embark Veterinary, 1 Lincoln St Suite 2900, Boston, MA 02111.
  17. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Meta Platforms, Inc., Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn or Google. You understand that you are providing your information to the owner of this sweepstakes and not to Meta Platforms, Inc., Twitter, Snapchat, Youtube, Pinterest, LinkedIn or Google.

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