Giveaway Rules

ASAM National Addiction Treatment Week Engagement Giveaway

The Giveaway is a campaign sponsored by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by or associated with any other entity.. By entering the Giveaway, you understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to any other entity. . By participating via social media platforms, participants are subject to the privacy policies and terms of service of those platforms.. By entering the Giveaway, you agree to abide by these Official Rules. Please read them carefully before entering. Without limitation, this contract includes indemnities to the Sponsor from you and a limitation of your rights and remedies.


The National Addiction Treatment Week Engagement Giveaway is solely sponsored by ASAM (“Sponsor”).


The Giveaway is open to US residents who participate in National Addiction Treatment Week and have a Twitter, Facebook, and/or Instagram account and/or an email address, as outlined in How to Enter, below (“Entrants”).

Giveaway Period:

The Giveaway begins at 12:00 AM Eastern Time and ends at 5:30 PM Eastern Time, each day October 18 through October 22, 2021 (“Giveaway Period”).

How to Enter:

To enter the Giveaway, you will need to be a participant in National Addiction Treatment Week (NATW) and have a Twitter, Facebook, and/or Instagram account and/or an email address. If you don’t already have a Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram account, you can create one for free. By submitting your information and creating a social media account, you will be required to agree to the terms of service and privacy notices of the social media platform(s).

Entrants can participate in the Giveaway by (1) posting on Twitter, Facebook, and/or Instagram or (2) registering for and participating in a NATW event, as outlined below.

To enter the Giveaway on Twitter, Facebook, and/or Instagram, Entrants must complete the following actions:

  1. Follow the American Society of Addiction Medicine account on Twitter (@ASAMorg), Facebook (@addictionmedicine), and/or Instagram (@asamorg).
  2. Using the hashtag #TreatmentWeek2021 and the tag @TreatmentWeek, post a tweet or video about why treating addiction is important.

To enter the Giveaway by registering for and participating in a NATW event, Entrants must complete the following actions:

  1. Go to and register for one or more of the events happening during National Addiction Treatment Week.
  2. Submit a question before or during the event, via the platform of the event.

Each Entrant can only win once during the Giveaway Period.

Sponsor may disqualify Entries if the social media post, related tag, or submitted question includes inappropriate, offensive, or other derogatory language or information. Sponsor reserves the right to remove, reject, or disqualify any post, related tag, or submitted question which, in its sole opinion, (a) violates any of these Official Rules or the social media platform’s terms of service and privacy policy, (b) infringes, misappropriates, or violates any rights of any third party including, without limitation, patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, or right of privacy or publicity, or (c) is otherwise inappropriate for inclusion in the Giveaway. For purposes of this Giveaway, only Entries that are recorded through the associated social media platform’s servers and through the website will be considered. Other proof of submitting an Entry (such as a printed or copied screenshot or message) does not constitute proof of actual receipt of the Entry for purposes of this Giveaway. For entries via social media, the associated social media platform’s database clock will be the official timekeeper for the Giveaway.

NOTE: Sponsor may not receive Entries from social media users with “protected” or “private” updates (i.e., user has set their Social Media Account so that only people the user has approved can view updates). Social media posts not received by Sponsor will not be entered into the Giveaway. Attempts made by an individual to submit Entries in violation of these Official Rules by using multiple or false contact information or otherwise may be disqualified. Entries that are generated by a macro, bot, or other automated means will not be accepted and will be void. Entries made by any other individual or any entity or group or originating at any website other than as set forth specifically above, including, without limitation, through commercial sweepstakes subscription notification or entering services, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Giveaway. As a condition of entering this Giveaway, without limiting any other provision in these Official Rules, each Entrant gives consent for Sponsor and its agents to obtain and deliver his or her name and email address to third parties for the purpose of administering this Giveaway and complying with applicable laws, regulations, and rules. Such third parties may use your information for their own independent purposes in accordance with their own independent privacy practices. Except as otherwise contemplated in these Official Rules, Sponsor will use personal information collected in connection with the Giveaway in accordance with its online privacy policy, located at

Sponsor is not responsible for any changes or unavailability of the social media platform services that may interfere with the Giveaway (including any limitations, restrictions, or any conditions on Sponsor’s ability to use social media for the Giveaway as set forth herein that are not acceptable to Sponsor) or ability of Entrant to timely enter, receive notices, or communicate with Sponsor via a social media platform, in which case Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may terminate or modify the Giveaway. It is a potential winner’s responsibility to set his/her Social Media Account as applicable, to accept contacts by Sponsor, and to timely check such account for any Sponsor direct messages. Likewise, Sponsor is not responsible for any unavailability of the website that may interfere with the Giveaway as stated above or the ability of Entrant to timely register, receive notices, submit questions, or communicate with Sponsor via the website, in which case Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may terminate or modify the Giveaway. It is a potential winner’s responsibility to accept contacts by Sponsor and timely check the associated email account for any Sponsor email messages.

Winners Selection:

Winners will be awarded prizes based on quality of submissions. The odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible Entries received on social media and via the website.

If a winner chosen at random did not fulfill the requirements that constitute an Entry, then the Prize is automatically forfeited in Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Entrants cannot win more than one Prize during the Giveaway Period.

Winner Notification:

The Prize Winners posted on social media will be notified by receiving a direct message from ASAM to their respective social media account, with a request for their full name and email address. Once the Prize Winner provides such information, they will receive the Prize via email. Prize Winners not on social media will be notified via email.

If any Winner Notification or other Giveaway communication is rejected or returned as undeliverable, if a potential Winner cannot be reached after a reasonable attempt has been made by Sponsor (as determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion), or if the potential Winner fails to respond to a Winner Notification within 30 days, the Prize will be forfeited in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification procedures in connection with the selection of any alternate potential Winner. If legitimately claimed in compliance with these Official Rules, the Prize will be awarded. To claim a Prize, the Winner must follow the directions in his or her Winner Notification.


Fifteen (15) Entrants each will win one Doordash gift card valued at $30.

The Prize Winners will receive their Prize, via email, within 30 days after Winner Notification.

All Prize details not specified in these Official Rules will be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor is not responsible for and will not replace any lost or stolen Prize or any Prize that is undeliverable or does not reach the Prize Winner because of incorrect or changed contact information. If the Prize Winner does not accept the entire Prize, the unaccepted or unused part of the Prize will be forfeited, and Sponsor will have no further obligation with respect to that prize or portion of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any inability of the Prize Winner to accept or use any Prize (or portion thereof) for any reason. No transfers or Prize substitutions will be made, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. No more than the stated Prizes will be awarded. Participants waive the right to assert as a cost of winning any Prize, any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to claim or use a Prize and any liability and publicity which might arise from claiming, seeking to claim, or using a Prize.

Licenses and Approvals:

Entrants may not submit an Entry on behalf of someone else. By submitting an Entry, Entrant represents and warrants that Entrant meets all eligibility criteria for participation in the Giveaway. In addition, by submitting an Entry in this Giveaway, Entrant grants the Sponsor an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive worldwide license to publish, post, display, copy, distribute, transmit, edit, use alone, together or with other works, and otherwise exploit the Entry, Entrant’s name, voice, persona, likeness, image, prize information, any quotes attributable to Entrant, biographical data, and any other indicia of persona in any manner whatsoever throughout the world, including on the Internet, and at any time or times, in connection with the Giveaway, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter discovered, without additional compensation, review or approval rights, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law, and Entrant releases all Releasees (as defined below) from any and all liability related hereto. Entrant further acknowledges that if Entrant is chosen as a Winner, Entrants identifying information, including but not limited to Entrant’s name, may be disclosed to third parties including, without limitation, being placed on a winners’ list.

Limitation of Liability:

The Releasees are not responsible or liable for any of the following: (a) stolen, lost, late, misdirected, garbled, incomplete, inaccurate, or illegible Entries, email, mail, Giveaway-related correspondence or postage-due mail or any technical, computer, mechanical, printing, typographical, human, or other errors relating to or in connection with the Giveaway, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Giveaway, the mailing or transmission of notification or correspondence, the processing of Entries, the announcement of any Prize or in any Giveaway related materials; (b) technical failures of any kind; (c) unauthorized human and/or mechanical intervention; (d) human error; (e) any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission or communication; (f) viruses or mechanical malfunctions; (g) errors, typos, or misprints in these Official Rules, in any Giveaway related advertisements or other materials; or (h) loss of unavailable network connections. Sponsor is not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form or filtering or insufficient space in Entrant’s email account. Sponsor is not responsible, and may disqualify Entrant, if his or her email address or other contact information does not work or if it is changed without Entrant giving prior written notice to Sponsor. If for any reason an Entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed, corrupted, or for any other reason not accepted as an entry into the Giveaway, Entrant’s sole remedy is another Entry in the Giveaway.

As a condition of participating in this Giveaway, each Entrant agrees to release, indemnify, and hold harmless Sponsor, Giveaway entities, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions and advertising, and public relations agencies, and each of their respective agents, representatives, officers, directors, members, shareholders, and employees (collectively, “Releasees”) from and against any liability whatsoever for injuries or damages of any kind sustained in connection with the use, acceptance, possession, misuse, or awarding of any prize, while preparing for, participating in/or traveling to or from any Giveaway or prize related activity, including, without limitation, any injury, damage, death, loss, or accident to person or property. Each Winner agrees that the Prize is provided as-is without any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, whether now known or hereinafter enacted, relative to the use or enjoyment of the Prize. Further, the Releasees are not responsible in any way for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, or re-routing resulting from any acts of any government or authority.

Additional Disclaimers:

Without limiting any other provision in these Official Rules, Releasees are not responsible or liable to any Entrant or Prize Winner or any person claiming through such Entrant or Winner for failure to supply the Prize or any part thereof in the event that any of the Giveaway activities or the Releasees’ operations or activities are affected, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, including, without limitation, by reason of any acts of God, any action, regulation, equipment failure, threatened terrorist acts, terrorist acts, air raid, blackout, act of public enemy, earthquake, war, fire, flood, epidemic, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any law, rule, regulation, order or other action adopted or taken by any governmental, federal, state, or local government authority, or any other cause, whether or not specifically mentioned above.

Disputes and Governing Law:

By participating in the Giveaway, each Entrant agrees that to the extent permitted by applicable law: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action that cannot be resolved between Entrant and any release arising out of or connected with the Giveaway, or any prize awarded, will be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards will be limited to actual third-party, out-of-pocket costs incurred, (if any), not to exceed ten dollars ($10.00), but in no event will attorneys’ fees be awarded or recoverable; (3) under no circumstances will any Entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and Entrant hereby knowingly and expressly waives all rights to seek, punitive, incidental, consequential or special damages, lost profits and/or any other damages, other than actual out-of-pocket expenses not to exceed ten dollars ($10.00), and/or any rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; and (4) Entrant’s remedies are limited to a claim for money damages (if any) and Entrant irrevocably waives any right to seek injunctive or equitable relief.

These Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the US. Any dispute, controversy, difference, or claim arising out of or relating to this Memorandum, including the existence, validity, interpretation, performance, breach, or termination thereof or any dispute regarding non-contractual obligations arising out of or relating to it shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration in the state of Maryland. The number of arbitrators shall be one. The arbitration proceedings shall be conducted in English.

General Rules:

Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Sponsor’s decisions will be final in all matters relating to the Giveaway. Sponsor reserves the right to restrict or void online Entries or participation from any IP address if any suspicious Entry and/or participation is detected. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void Entries of any Entrants who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of the Giveaway. In the event there is an alleged or actual ambiguity, discrepancy, or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Giveaway-related materials and/or these Official Rules (including any alleged discrepancy or inconsistency in these Official Rules), it will be resolved in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Entrants waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Giveaway or these Official Rules. If Sponsor determines at any time in its sole discretion that Entrant is disqualified, ineligible, or in violation of these Official Rules, or engaging in behavior that Sponsor deems obnoxious, inappropriate, threatening, illegal, or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to select an alternate winner. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify, or suspend the Giveaway and award the prize from eligible entries received prior to cancellation, modification, or suspension or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. In the event of a dispute concerning who submitted an Entry, the participant will be declared to be the registered account holder of the Social Media Account as applicable, of record for the account submitting an Entry during the Giveaway Period, but only if that person meets all other eligibility criteria, otherwise the Entry maybe disqualified, and any potential Prize won will be forfeited in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Each potential Winner may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that he or she is the authorized account holder. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the Entry and individual(s) may be deemed ineligible in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Any damage made to the Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram website or service will the responsibility of the registered account holder of the email address for the Social Media Account, as applicable, submitted at the time of Entry. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE ANY ONLINE SERVICE OR WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATIONS OF THE GIVEAWAY VIOLATES CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. IF SUCH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR MAY SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW AND MAY DISQUALIFY ANY PARTICIPANG MAKING SUCH ATTEMPT.

Official Rules and Winner List:

For a copy of these Official Rules or a list of winners, please email the Sponsor at Rules requests must be received no later than one month after the end of the Giveaway Period and winner’s list requests must be received within three (3) months of the end of the Giveaway Period.


Void where prohibited by law.

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