Truvía® Brand Recipe Reviews Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE (and additionally for CA residents, NO PAYMENT OF ANY KIND) NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A purchase does not improve your chances of winning.
The Truvía® Brand Recipe Reviews Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry, who have a valid email address. Void where prohibited. Employees of Cargill, Inc. and Bazaarvoice, Inc. and Periscope (the “Promotional Participants”) and each of their respective agencies, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, vendors, officers, directors, agents, wholesalers and retailers involved in this Sweepstakes and their immediate family members (mother, father, sister, brother, husband, wife, daughter, son, stepfather, stepmother, stepdaughter, stepson, stepbrother, stepsister, half-brother, half-sister and spouses of each) and/or those living in the same household of each (whether or not related) are not eligible.
Sweepstakes begins 12:01 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on 1/4/17 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on 1/28/17 (“Sweepstakes Period”). There is one (1) drawing period (“Drawing Period”) within the Sweepstakes Period, and 1 winner is drawn, as defined below:
Drawing Period 1: 12:01 a.m. CT on 1/4/17 through 11:59 p.m. CT on 1/28/17
BazaarVoice's computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES
A Sweepstakes entry ("Entry") is created when an established account user who is also eligible to enter the Sweepstakes completes a Recipe Review (as defined below) at Truvia.com ("Site") during the Sweepstakes Period, including answering “yes” to affirmatively opt in to the Sweepstakes. To complete a Recipe Review, go online to Truvia.com/recipes, select a Truvía® Brand recipe to review and follow the online instructions to complete and submit a recipe review ("Recipe Review") and to enter the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right not to post any review for any reason, including, but not limited to, if it contains any of the following types of content or violates other guidelines: Obscenities, discriminatory language, or other language not suitable for a public forum Email addresses, URLs, phone numbers, physical addresses or other forms of contact information Critical or spiteful comments on other reviews posted on the page or their authors Advertisements, “spam” content, or references to other offers or websites Names or logos of non-Truvía® companies or brands in visual images Third-party products displayed in original packaging or with the third-party logo or company name visible in the visual image Non-Truvía® brand names or logos
Recipe Reviews will include the statement “Reviewed as part of sweepstakes/contest”. Once all required steps are completed as specified herein and directed by the online instructions, you will receive one (1) Entry in to the Sweepstakes for the applicable Drawing Period in which the Entry is received. Limit five (5) Entries per person/ per email address/ per period, regardless of entry method. Multiple reviews of the same recipe are not valid. “SPAM” or fraudulent Recipe Reviews will not be posted and all entries from said user will be void. Entrants may not submit Recipe Reviews with multiple email addresses nor may entrants use any devise or artifice to submit Recipe Reviews multiple times or as multiple entrants. Any entrant who attempts to submit Recipe Reviews with multiple email addresses, under multiple identities or uses any other devise or artifice to submit Recipe Reviews multiple times will be disqualified from participation in the Sweepstakes, and all Entries submitted by that entrant will be void. In case of dispute, Recipe Reviews will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor's satisfaction, the affected Entry will be deemed ineligible.
TO ENTER WITHOUT COMPLETING A RECIPE REVIEW
To enter the Sweepstakes without completing a Recipe Review (a “Non-Product Review Entry”), on a plain piece of 3” x 5” paper, hand print your complete name, street address (no P.O. Boxes), city, state, ZIP code, birth year, email address, plus daytime and evening telephone number. Mail entry in a hand-addressed, business-size (#10) envelope with first-class postage to: Truvía® Recipe Reviews Sweepstakes, Cargill Inc, 15407 McGinty Road West, Mail Stop 48, Wayzata, MN, 55391. Each Non-Product Review Entry must be postmarked and received within five (5) business days after the Entry End Date for the Drawing Period. No mechanically reproduced entries permitted. Illegible or incomplete entries are void. Not responsible for lost, late, damaged, delayed, mutilated, postage due, misdirected Entries or Entries not received by entry deadline. Limit one (1) Non-Product Entry per stamped envelope and a maximum of five (5) Entries, regardless of entry method.
Potential winner will be selected on the Monday following the end the Drawing Period (as described above) in a separate random drawing from all eligible Entries received for the Drawing Period. The drawing will award 1 prize. The potential winners will be notified by email or mail, per their Entry. Decisions of the judges are final. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries and Non-Product Review Entries received.
Prize (Two (2) total; Two (2) per Drawing) – Nespresso VertuoLine Chrome Bundle. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $249.99. The total value of all prizes available to be won is $499.98. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. The difference between the estimated ARV and actual value will not be awarded as cash, or otherwise. Any digital coupon is subject to the terms and conditions of issue. Gift cards are not refundable or transferable, and may not be substituted or exchanged for cash or credit at any time, nor will gift cards be replaced if lost or stolen. Any prize pictured in advertising or promotional materials is for illustrative purposes only and may not be the actual prize awarded. Products awarded as prizes may not be sold, auctioned, bartered, assigned, exchanged, commercially transferred or donated, or otherwise placed into unauthorized commercial channels of distribution.
By entering, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of prize by winner permitted, other than those stated herein. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of winner. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Sponsor and winner will report value of prize as required by law. All materials submitted become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value. Sponsor is not responsible for the quality or utility of any prize or any portion of prize. Sponsor makes no warranty with respect to any portion of prize. By accepting prize, winner consents to the use of his/her name, photograph or likeness for publicity or advertising purposes without further compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law. By participating, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor and the Promotional Participants from any and all liability with respect to or in any way arising from or in connection with this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance or use of the prize, including liability for personal injury, bodily injury, death, damages and/or loss. The failure of either Sponsor or the Promotional Participants to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, act of domestic terrorism, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of either (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations) or other force majeure event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules. Sponsor and the Promotional Participants are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing, the offering or the announcement of any prizes or in the administration of the promotion.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
Sponsor and Promotional Participants are not responsible for: (i) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, technology outage, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of Entries, whether caused by the sender or any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (ii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iii) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (iv) electronic, clerical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the transmission, receipt or processing of Entries or notification of winners; (v) lost, misdirected, illegible or incomplete registrations, Recipe Reviews or Entries nor for any change of email address of entrants; or (vi) any injury or damage to persons or property, including but not limited to entrant's computer, hardware or software, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate, modify, cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes if fraud, technical failures including any network server or hardware failure, viruses, bugs, errors in programming, or any other errors or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt the administration, security, or proper play of the Sweepstakes. In the event of termination, remaining prizes will be awarded in a manner to be determined by Sponsor consistent with state requirements. Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall the Sponsor or the Promotional Participants be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of or inability to use the web site, or out of any breach of any warranty. This exclusion or limitation of liability will not apply to the extent that any applicable statute prohibits such exclusion or limitation of liability. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE SPONSOR’S WEB SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES; CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR RESTRICTIONS. Any attempt by an entrant or other individual to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of this promotion, including but not limited to any fraudulent claims, may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages from any such individual, to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Any participant engaging in any of the foregoing activities may be disqualified and will forfeit any prizes won.
For the names of the winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope (VT residents may omit return postage) in a separate first-class stamped envelope to: Truvía® Brand Recipe Reviews Sweepstakes, Cargill Inc, 15407 McGinty Road West, Mail Stop 48, Wayzata, MN, 55391, to be received by 2/28/17.
Cargill, Incorporated, 15407 McGinty Road West, Wayzata, MN 55391. Truvía® is a registered trademark of Cargill, Incorporated.