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“NatureSweet Spring” Sweepstakes

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. The “NatureSweet Spring” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 a.m., Eastern Time (“ET”) April 9, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on May 21, 2018 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes is sponsored by NS Brands, LTD., (the “Sponsor”), 2338 N Loop 1604 West, Suite 200, San Antonio, TX 78248.

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to residents of the fifty (50) United States (including DC) who have the age of majority in his or her state or territory of residence and as of the time of entry. Employees, officers and representatives of the Sponsor, their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, advertising and promotion agencies, and the American Sweepstakes & Promotion Co. Inc. (“Administrator”) (collectively, “Released Parties”) and members of the immediate family (mother, father, sons, daughters and spouse, regardless of where they reside) and household members of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these official rules. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law.

HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period eligible participants are invited to participate by visiting the Sponsor’s promotion website at www.naturesweetsweeps.com where they will be directed to the sweepstakes entry form. Once there Entrants must submit one (1) photo and (the “Submission”) that shows them, their friends, or their family enjoying tomatoes and which adheres to the submission guidelines as outlined in these Official Rules. Entrants also have the option of posting their photo to an active and non-private Instagram account at www.Instagram.com and then including the Instagram URL address of the posted photo in the proper field on the entry form. All the required fields on the entry form must also be completed to gain one (1) Sweepstakes entry. Only one (1) Submission per person/email address/Instagram profile is permitted. Entrants who try to submit more than once may be disqualified. At the end of the Sweepstakes period a random drawing will take place to determine the Grand Prize winner.

Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address. Participants should submit only an email address subscribed and registered in their name. Once submitted an entry cannot be deleted, canceled or modified. In the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple individuals using the same email account, subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization which is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:  Photo Submissions must conform to the formats specified and accepted by the application as a jpg, gif, or png file. The photo submitted must be representative of people enjoying tomatoes as part of their menu. Submissions must be the original work of the person who entered. Entrant must be the sole owner of the copyright of any submission he or she submits. By entering a Submission, each entrant guarantees that he or she is the author and copyright holder of the Submission. Sponsor will not assist any entrant with the development or production of a Submission. Each entrant represents and warrants that Submission does not infringe any other person’s or entity’s intellectual property rights. Entrant agrees to obtain written permission granting all rights required from any identifiable person that appears in the photo. Submission must not contain any unauthorized third-party owned material or intellectual property, including, but not limited to, trademarks, logos, expect for those of the Sponsor. Additionally, entrant represents and warrants that he or she will not have and will not acquire any trademark rights, copyrights, or any other rights in or to Sponsor’s trademarks, trade names, logos or other intellectual property. Sponsor specifically reserves all its rights to protect its intellectual property against any infringement or other illegal or improper use.

The Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may remove a Submission and disqualify any entrant if it believes that the Submission fails to conform to the Submission Guidelines contained in these Official Rules. Submissions which include any content that may be deemed inappropriate, indecent, obscene, or disparaging of the Sponsor, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will be disqualified. Sponsor shall have the right to edit, adapt and publish any or all of the Submissions and may use them for any proper purpose, including, without limitation, for Sponsor’s advertising/promotional purposes or in any media in association with the Sweepstakes without attribution or compensation to the entrant, his/her successors or assigns, or any other entity unless prohibited by law. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, or misdirected Submissions, which are void.

DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION: A random drawing will take place from all eligible entries received at the end of the Sweepstakes Period on or about May 22, 2018 to determine the three (3) Grand Prize winners. The drawing will be conducted by American Sweepstakes & Promotion Co. (“the Administrator”) an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The odds of winning a prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received. The winners will be contacted by the email address and/or telephone number that they provided on their entry form.

PRIZES: Three (3) Grand Prize winners will each receive a Yeti ® Cooler Prize Pack which has an Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of $500. Total Prize Pool ARV is $1,500.

PRIZE CONDITIONS:  By accepting a Prize, the winners agrees to release the Sponsor from any and all liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by entering the Sweepstakes or for damages of any kind caused by the prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use/misuse of the prize awarded. All local, state and federal taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. If a potential winner fails to respond to the email notification within 7 days of the initial contact, then such person shall be disqualified and an alternate winner may be awarded the prize at issue.

GENERAL: By accepting a Prize, where permitted by law, recipient grants to the Sponsor its parent, subsidiaries and related companies, and those acting pursuant to the authority of Sponsor (which grant will be confirmed in writing upon Sponsor’s request), the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide IN ALL MEDIA without limitation at any time the recipient’s full name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and/or biographical information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further payment or additional consideration, and without review, approval or notification. IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR, THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, DEALERS, DISTRIBUTORS, SUPPLIERS, PRIZE PROVIDER AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF, OR ANY HARM RESULTING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZES. By participating, entrants release and agree to hold harmless the Sponsor,  their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, dealers, distributors, suppliers, Prize provider and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, death or losses or damages to persons or property AS WELL AS CLAIMS/ACTIONS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY that may arise from participating in this Sweepstakes or its related activities or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of, or any harm resulting from the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Prize(s). Winner acknowledges that Sponsor have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prize.

INTERNET LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the prizes using all non-suspect eligible entries received. No responsibility is assumed for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, or for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in the Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON (S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

USE OF DATA: All information submitted by entrants will be treated according to Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at https://naturesweet.com/privacy-policy/. By participating in the Sweepstakes and providing your e-mail address, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s Privacy Policy so that they may receive future communications from the Sponsor.

DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, you agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Texas. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Texas or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Texas.

WINNER LIST REQUESTS:  To request confirmation of the name and address of the winners please send a self-addressed, stamped business size envelope to:  “NatureSweet Spring” Sweepstakes Winners List c/o ASC, 300 State Street, Suite 402, Rochester, NY 14614.

SPONSOR: NS Brands, LTD., 2338 N Loop 1604 West, Suite 200, San Antonio, TX 78248.