OFFICIAL RULES FOR THE PVA EPICUREAN EDITION SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Sweepstakes Entry Period: PVA EPICUREAN EDITION SWEEPSTAKES (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 AM 10/24/12 ET and ends at 11:59 PM 11/30/12.
Eligibility: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States including the District of Columbia, age 21 or older at time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of Snooth (the “Sponsor”), its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, prize donors, and members of their immediate families (parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses) and same households, whether or not related are not eligible to enter or win the prize. Sweepstakes governed by U.S. law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations.
How to Enter: Ways to enter 1) http://www.snooth.com/sweeps/pva-epicurean-edition-sweeps/ and and follow all instructions to complete an entry in its entirety. 2) Go to http://www.snooth.com/awards/pva-epicurean-edition/ and follow all instructions to complete and submit a vote in its entirety. 3) Mail a stamped piece of mail to PVA Epicurean Edition Sweepstakes at 49 West 24th, Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10010 with entrants name, email address, phone number, and mailing address. Entries must be received by 11:59 PM (ET) on 11/30/12 to qualify for the random drawing. Participants may increase chances of winning by 1) Voting via the PVA Epicurean Edition program at http://www.snooth.com/awards/pva-epicurean-edition/ and 2) notifying additional contacts electronically about the sweeps.
Prize & its Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): 1 prize: 1 set of designer cookware (pots & pans). The retail value of the prizes is $1,200* USD; prize is not redeemable for cash; prizes are non-transferrable.
Winner Notification: Potential winners (“winner”) will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received. Random drawings will occur on on or about December 10, 2013.
All drawings are under supervision of an independent judge ("judge") notary public whose decisions are final and binding. Winner will be notified by telephone and email and may be required to complete and return a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and where permissible, a Publicity Release (“Affidavit/Release”), within three (3) days of date specified on notification, or an alternate winner will be selected. If Affidavit/Release is returned as undeliverable or if required documents are not returned within such time period, or if a selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or if he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be determined from all eligible non-winning eligible entries received. Prize awarded within 14 days after receipt and verification of each completed Affidavit/Release. Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize is non-assignable or transferable except to a surviving spouse. No substitutions are permitted except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize or portion of prize with one of equal or greater value in case of unavailability. Winner will be responsible for all federal, state, local, and income taxes associated with winning his/her prize. All incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are not included and are winner’s sole responsibility. Winner will be required to furnish his/her social security number and an IRS Form 1099 will be filed in the name of the Grand Prize winner for the retail value of the prize. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission for Sponsor and its agents to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, trade, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
Release of Liability: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the judge and the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, prize donors and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity. Sponsor is not responsible if Sweepstakes cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use or redemption of any prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
This Sweepstakes shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A. without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. By participating, entrants agree that any and all disputes arising out of or relating in any way to this Sweepstakes shall be litigated only in courts sitting in New York, NY, U.S.A.
Winner’s List: For a winner’s name (available after 12/10/12), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by 2/01/13 to: PVA Epicurean Edition Sweepstakes, c/o: Snooth, Inc., 49 West 24th Street, Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10010.
Notice to Entrants: In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries, or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible or postage due mail/entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you: (i) agree to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements; and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent judging organization, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes and (iii) agree to release Facebook of any liability or responsibility. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted such that, in Sponsor’s sole determination, the online method of entry cannot be conducted as originally planned (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes) and to select winner from among all eligible postcard entries received prior to withdrawal. LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Sponsor: Snooth, 49 W. 24th Street, New York, NY 10010.
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