Welch's American Heart Month Blogger Giveaway
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS PRESENTED BY THE BLOGGER ON WHOSE PAGE YOU FOUND THE LINK TO THESE RULES. WELCH’S HAS FURNISHED THE PRIZES AND PROVIDED THESE RULES TO ASSIST THE BLOGGER.
ELIGIBILITY: Only legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, D.C., 18 years of age or older, may enter. Not open to employees, officers or directors -- or to members of the immediate family or household of any of the foregoing -- of the Blogger who is presenting this sweepstakes (“Sponsor”), Welch’s, or any of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, or any advertising or promotion agencies involved in this Sweepstakes promotion (collectively, the ‘Sweepstakes Entities’). Void where prohibited.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: This Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins and ends at the dates/times listed on the Sponsor’s blog page announcing the Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes Period”).
HOW TO ENTER: Follow the instructions at the Sponsor’s blog page (the “Blog Page”) to log in and enter. The procedures to enter may include steps such as visiting a website, tweeting about Welch’s, becoming a fan of Welch’s online, etc. By entering, you agree to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and all decisions of the judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects. All entries must be received by the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Proof of submission is not proof of receipt. The maximum number of entries per person is listed on the Blog Page. Entries found to be in excess of this limit will be disqualified. Any attempt by a person to enter more than the allowed number of entries may result in disqualification. Use of any macro, bot, script or other automated means to submit entries is prohibited.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: One winner per Blog Page will be selected at random, on or about 7 days after the end of the Sweepstakes Period, from among all eligible entries received. The potential winner will be notified by telephone, mail and/or email using the contact information given at the time of entry. No liability is assumed for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. If a potential winner does not respond within 5 days after the first notification attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. If any potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines a prize for any reason prior to award, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected.
PRIZE/ODDS:One (1) prize per Blog is available. The complete description is listed on the Blog Page. Approximate retail value: $100. No cash alternative or prize substitutions will be allowed, except a substitute of comparable or greater value may be awarded if any prize listed becomes unavailable for any reason. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Allow 4-6 weeks after validation for delivery or arrangement for delivery of prize. Winner is responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and for any other fees or costs associated with acceptance or use of any prize, and may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and (where legal) a Publicity Release. If any eligible winner is deemed a minor under the laws of his/her state of residence, all documents must be signed by a parent or legal guardian.
GENERAL PROVISIONS: Acceptance of a prize constitutes winner’s permission for Sponsor and Welch’s to use winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and address (city and state) for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation except where prohibited by law. You (and if you are a minor, your parent or legal guardian) agree that the Sweepstakes Entities (a) shall not be responsible or liable for, and are hereby released from, any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize, and (b) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.
By entering the Sweepstakes, you further agree that (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (b) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to reasonable and actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorney's fees; and (c) under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain any award for, and you hereby waive all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, indirect or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for reasonable and actual out-of-pocket expenses. These rules and any disputes relating hereto are governed by the internal laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts without regard to principles of conflicts of laws, and by entering, you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in Massachusetts for resolution of any disputes relating to the Sweepstakes and waive any objection thereto.
No responsibility is assumed for any damage to your computer system which is occasioned by accessing the Blog Page or otherwise participating in the Sweepstakes, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures or delays. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, no responsibility is assumed for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, forged, tampered with, altered, late, lost, damaged, stolen, or postage-due submissions, prize notifications or other Sweepstakes materials, all of which are void; or for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet service providers, websites, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information.
Any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or the Blog Page, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, may be disqualified, and Sponsor and Welch’s reserve the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the entrant, any on-line entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized holder of the email or other account associated with the submitted entry. The authorized account holder shall be the natural person to whom the applicable email address or other account has been assigned by the Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other unintended circumstances have impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein. If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select the winner in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries unaffected by the problem. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy in such circumstances.
Only the type and quantity of prizes described in these Official Rules will be awarded. If, for any reason, more bona fide winners come forward seeking to claim prizes in excess of the number of each type of prize set forth in these Official Rules, the winner may be selected in a random drawing from among all persons making purportedly valid claims for such prize. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy in such circumstances.
WINNER’S LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: For the name of the prize winner, available approximately 7 days after the end of the Sweepstakes Period, see the Blog Page.
FACEBOOK: By entering, you release Facebook and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, employees, directors, agents, advertising agencies, from any and against any and all injury, loss or damage caused or claimed to be caused by your participation in the Sweepstakes and/or the acceptance, awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of the prize. Any information you submit online is to the Sponsor, and not to Facebook. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.