Zotos Professional May Giveaways

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Void where prohibited by law.

This Giveaway (“Promotion”) is sponsored by Zotos International, Inc., 100 Tokeneke Road, Darien, CT 06820 (“Sponsor”).

This Giveaway is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older (19 years of age or older if a resident of AL or NE), except employees, representatives or agents of Sponsor its subsidiaries and/or affiliates, and their respective advertising agencies, public relations agencies and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent and their spouses) and individuals with whom those employees, representatives or agents reside.


(5) Zotos Professional Products that will be tailored to each winner’s hair needs.

Total Grand Prize Value: $59.95 (each)

Total Promotion Value: $1,199 USD
Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen prizes.

All federal, state and local taxes on the prize are the sole responsibility of the Winners. No substitutions or other alternative is available, except that Sponsor may substitute a prize of equal or greater value should a prize item become unavailable. Prizes are non-transferable and non-assignable.

Prize Details: All prize details not specified in these Official Rules will be determined in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Certain restrictions may apply.

The Giveaway begins at 12:00pm EST on May 4, 2020 and ends at 12:00 p.m. EST on May 29, 2020 (the “Giveaway Entry Period/Promotion Period”).

How to Enter
Entry Via Instagram – Log-in to or create your Instagram account. Find @ZotosProfessional MAY 2020 MONDAY GIVEAWAY posts from 5/4/20, 5/11/20, 5/18/20, 5/25/20. In order for your entry to be valid, you must include ALL of the following:
1. Follow @ZotosProfessional on Instagram
2. Like the post
3. Tag one friend and describe your hair in three words in the comments

In order for your entry to be valid, your Instagram profile must be public and thus viewable by the Sponsor and its agents. Post must be posted within the Giveaway Entry Period/Promotion Period.

Limit: There a limit of one entry per account, per round; note that only entries submitted following these guidelines and requirements set forth in these Official Rules are counted as final and valid submissions. Sponsor reserves the right to review all valid submissions. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the account used to register will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder.

Entries must comply with Instagram submission guidelines. Entrant acknowledges and agrees that such decisions of Sponsor are final and binding. By submitting an Entry, you warrant and represent that you have obtained permission from any person(s) whose name or likeness is used in the Entry.

Entries not in compliance with these official rules may be disqualified, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Entries generated by a script, macro, bot or any other automated means will be deemed void. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by the Sponsor. By participating, you agree to these Official Rules, which are final and binding in all respects. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. All entries are property of Sponsor.

You are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Instagram.

Questions regarding this Promotion should be directed to Sponsor by sending your question to kfarrell@zotos.com. Use of information collected in connection with this Promotion is governed by Zotos Professional’s Privacy Policy: https://www.zotosprofessional.com/privacy-policy/

Giveaway Winner’s are solely responsible for all local, state and federal taxes on his/her Prize including sales or use taxes, as well as any expenses related to participation in the Giveaway or acceptance of a Prize. The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requires Form 1099-MISC to be issued and filed for each Giveaway Winner who receives a Prize if the amount of the prize is $600 or more. Sponsor will send each Giveaway Winner a W9 form, which must be completed and returned to Sponsor, for the Giveaway Winner to receive the Prize. A copy of the Form 1099-MISC filed by Sponsor, will be sent to Giveaway Winner. The Form 1099- MISC will be issued for the fair market value of the Prize. Any Giveaway Winner who fails to provide information sufficient to complete Form 1099-MISC (including, without limitation, Giveaway Winner’s social security number) shall forfeit any and all rights to the applicable Prize. There will be no substitutions or cash redemptions made for any Prize. Sponsor will not replace any Prize or any component of the Prize that is lost, mutilated, or stolen. Odds of winning a Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received. Prizes pictured in advertising, marketing or promotional materials are for illustrative purposes only. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between statements contained in any such materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. The Giveaway Entities are not responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions, or any act or omission whatsoever with respect to the Prizes. Prizes are nontransferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions will be made, other than as provided herein. Sponsor reserves the right, as determined in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize, in whole or in part, of equal or greater monetary value if a Prize cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, as described for any reason. Only the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules is available to be won in the Giveaway. If, by reason of a print or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these Official Rules, an alternate winner will be selected in accordance with the winner selection method described below from among all eligible claimants making purportedly valid claims to award the advertised number of prizes available.

Winner Selection and Notification
The Giveaway’ Grand Prize Winners will be selected at random from all eligible entries received. The random drawing will take place within two days following the end of the Promotion Periods.

Attempts to notify potential winners will be made by the Sponsor via the social media used to submit the winning entry and given directions to claiming prize. Winners will be required to contact Sponsor via the email address within 7 days of attempted notification. Potential winner may be required to demonstrate control of their Instagram account, if applicable.  Sponsor is not responsible for any change of Instagram ID, mailing address (No P.O. Boxes), email address, and/or telephone number of entrants. In the event of non-compliance with these Official Rules, or if a prize notification or prize is unclaimed or returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be contacted.

Prize Winners may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within seven (7) days of when the documents are mailed or prize will be forfeited. If a potential winner/s cannot be contacted, fail/s to sign and return the Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release Form (if required) within the required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner/s forfeit/s prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of email, mailing address and/or telephone number of entrants. Prize/s will be mailed to winner’s/s’ valid mailing address within 4-6 weeks of receipt/confirmation of a mailing address. No P.O. Boxes.

Odds of Winning
Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

Limitation of Liability
Sponsor will not be responsible or liable for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including without limitation, electronic malfunction of any network, hardware or software. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend the Giveaway should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond its control corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Giveaway. In the event of cancellation of any Giveaway, the prizes will be awarded in a random drawing from eligible entries received prior to cancellation.

General Release
By participating, entrants release Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, participating partners, advertising or promotions agencies, employees, officers, agents, directors and the immediate family and household members of the above, and each of their respective affiliated companies, directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents, from any liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with this Giveaway or with the acceptance, possession, or use of any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injury or death, damage to, loss or destruction of property or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light). Each entrant waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses and agrees that 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. By entering, entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of Connecticut without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. By entering, entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in Connecticut for the resolution of any and all disputes arising out of entrants participation in the Giveaway.

Winner Publicity
Sponsor and Participating Partner, if applicable, may wish to publish the first name, first letter of last name, likeness and location (city/state) of the Winners, and any quotation or photo that the Winners are willing to provide, and/or Winners photo submissions on Zotos’ websites and other internet and social media platforms if applicable, for public relations use in other media, and/or to be used in Trade magazines in print and online including any of their corresponding social media channels, and by accepting a prize, the Winners expressly authorize Sponsor and Participating Sponsor, if applicable, to use, reproduce, distribute and publicly display his or her name, likeness and location in connection with the promotion of this or any other Giveaway sponsored by Sponsor, or in connection with the promotion of Sponsor, except where such requirement is prohibited by law.

Winner List
For a list of the Winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope with a written request specifying the Giveaway you would like to receive a winner’s list for by July 15, 2020 to: (Vermont residents may exclude return postage.)


Attn: ZP Social Media
Zotos International, Inc.
100 Tokeneke Road
Darien, CT 06820