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Official Sweepstakes Rules
SPONSOR: “Savor Simplicity Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (owner and operator of Vlasic), having an address of 399 Jefferson Road, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054, USA (the “Sponsor”).
ELIGIBILITY: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. This Sweepstakes is open only to individuals who are permanent legal residents of the United States of America (defined for purposes of these Official Sweepstakes Rules as the 50 United States and the District of Columbia) who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. The following individuals are not eligible: employees, contractors, directors and officers of Sponsor, Weber Shandwick and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, web designers, judges, representatives, agents and advertising and promotion agencies and any other entity involved in the development or administration of this Sweepstakes, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling or “step” of each and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or household members (those persons whether related or not who live in the same residence for at least three months during the twelve-month period preceding the start date of the Sweepstakes). Potential winners will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and complete relevant tax forms as a condition of being awarded the applicable prize. Void where prohibited by law. All applicable federal, state and local laws apply.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”) on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EDT on Thursday, July 31, 2014 (“Promotion Period”). The Promotion Period will be divided into three (3) separate and distinct monthly entry periods (each, an “Entry Period”), as detailed in the chart below. Sponsor’s computer is the official clock for this Sweepstakes.
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HOW TO ENTER: During the Promotion Period, visit the Savor Simplicity Sweepstakes page at www.farmersgardenvlasic.com and follow links and instructions to complete and submit the registration form including a valid email address, name, and zip code to receive one (1) entry. Limit of one (1) entry per person and per email address per week during each Entry Period. For purposes of this Sweepstakes, a “week” is defined as starting at 12:00 a.m. EDT on Sunday and ending at 11:59 p.m. EDT the following Saturday, with the exception of week 1 in Entry Period 1 which starts on a Wednesday, week 5 in Entry Period 2 which ends on a Monday, week 1 of Entry Period 3 which starts on a Tuesday and week 5 of Entry Period 3 which ends on a Thursday. Incomplete entries are ineligible. If entering on a wireless mobile device, normal time, toll, connection and usage rates, if any, charged by your Internet service provider will apply. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. No automated, computer-generated, facsimiles, mechanically reproduced, or mass entries permitted.
BONUS ENTRIES: There are five (5) ways to earn up to ten (10) bonus Sweepstakes entries each week, as described below.
- Twitter: After you submit your online entry form via the website, follow the instructions on the site to tweet a prepopulated message, including the hashtag #FarmtoJar, on Twitter. For each individual who enters the Sweepstakes through the unique link in your tweet, you will receive one (1) bonus Sweepstakes entry. If you do not have a Twitter account, you may sign up for free at www.twitter.com and follow the enrollment instructions.
- Pinterest: After you submit your online entry form via the website, you can follow the instructions on the site to pin the Sweepstakes image onto a board on your Pinterest account and include your unique link in the pin description. For each individual who enters the Sweepstakes through the unique link you posted, you will receive one (1) bonus Sweepstakes entry. If you do not have a Pinterest account, you may sign up for free at www.pinterest.com and follow the enrollment instructions.
- Tumblr: After you submit your online entry form via the website, you can follow the instructions on the site to share the Sweepstakes to your Tumblr account through the unique link provided. For each individual who enters the Sweepstakes through the unique link you posted, you will receive one (1) bonus Sweepstakes entry. If you do not have a Tumblr account, you may sign up for free at www.tumblr.com and follow the enrollment instructions.
- Google+: After you submit your online entry form via the website, you can follow the instructions on the site to share the Sweepstakes to your Google+ account through the unique link provided. For each individual who enters the Sweepstakes through the unique link you posted, you will receive one (1) bonus Sweepstakes entry. If you do not have a Google+ account, you may sign up for free at www.tumblr.com and follow the enrollment instructions.
- Mail-in Entry: On a 3" x 5" piece of paper, hand-print your name, complete mailing address, email address, daytime and evening telephone numbers (area code included), and date-of-birth, and mail entry in a properly stamped #10 envelope to: Farmer’s Garden by Vlasic Savor Simplicity Sweepstakes, Weber Shandwick, 40 Broad St, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109, USA. Mail-in entries will receive ten (10) bonus entries.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Twitter, Inc., Pinterest, Inc., Tumblr, Inc. or Google, Inc. You are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Twitter, Inc., Pinterest, Inc., Tumblr, Inc. or Google, Inc.
Limit: Each entrant may share on Twitter one (1) time per week, share on Pinterest one (1) time per week, share on Tumblr one (1) time per week, share on Google+ one (1) time per week and submit one (1) Mail-in entry one (1) time per week to receive a maximum of ten (10) bonus Sweepstakes entries per week, regardless of how many individuals enter through entrant’s unique link. To receive a bonus entry, the referred entrant must enter the Sweepstakes within seven (7) days of the original entry. Mail-in bonus entries will be counted for the week during which it was postmarked. Mail-in bonus entries must be postmarked by the end of each week and received by Sponsor within seven (7) calendar days of the postmark date to be eligible.
All information provided by you in connection with this Sweepstakes is being transmitted to Sponsor. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the foregoing, information collected from you will only be used for direct marketing purposes if you consent to use of your information in such manner. Sponsor expressly reserves the right to disqualify any entries or bonus entries that it believes in good faith are generated by an automated program or via scripts.
SELECTION: Within two (2) weeks of the end of each Entry Period one (1) winning entry for the applicable Entry Period will be chosen at random from among all eligible entries and bonus entries received for the applicable Entry Period. Non-winning entries will not be entered into any subsequent drawing(s). The number of eligible entries and bonus entries received determines the odds of winning. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting the entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account used to submit the entry in question. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP); online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigned email addresses. The Sweepstakes will be conducted under the supervision of the Sponsor. The decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Sponsor will notify potential winners via email. A potential winner must claim the prize within three (3) business days after the date of notification. A potential Sweepstakes winner’s failure to respond to the prize notification within such three (3) business days will be considered such potential Sweepstakes winner’s forfeiture of the prize and an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected from all remaining eligible entries and bonus entries for the applicable Entry Period. Potential winners (or, if a potential winner is an eligible minor, such potential winner’s parent or legal guardian) will be required to execute and return to Sponsor within five (5) business days an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability and, where lawful, Publicity Release as a condition of receiving prize or an alternate potential winner will be selected. Winner may be required to furnish proof of identity, address and birth date in order to receive a prize. If such documentation is not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable. Sponsor in unable to contact a potential winner or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor, sole discretion, an alternate potential winner for the applicable Entry Period may be selected. Sponsor reserves the right to ship prizes directly to the mailing address provided by a winner.
PRIZES (3) AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE: Prizes will be awarded after the conclusion of each Entry Period. A total of three (3) prizes will be awarded for this Sweepstakes (one (1) for each Entry Period). Each prize will include: one (1) Farmer’s Garden by Vlasic Variety Pack (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $28), one (1) Farmer’s Garden by Vlasic Tote Bag (ARV: $7), two (2) gift cards to a local establishment (i.e., Home Depot, Lowes, Williams Sonoma, etc.) (to be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion) ARV: $1,500). Approximate Retail Value of prize is $1,535 each. Total ARV of all prizes is: $4,605. Limit one prize per person.
The exact gift card and services awarded for each individual will be determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Gift cards are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer. Decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding with respect to all matters related to the Sweepstakes. All prizes will be awarded. In no event shall the Sponsor be obligated to award more prizes than the number of prizes stated in these Official Sweepstakes Rules. The ARV’s of prizes listed are subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on, among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is estimated for purposes of these Official Rules, and the date the prize is awarded. If the actual purchase price of a prize is less than the ARV stated herein, the prize winner will NOT be entitled to a check, cash or other form of payment for the price difference. No prize substitution, cash substitution, or assignment or transfer of prizes is permitted, except by the Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners shall be responsible and liable for all applicable federal, state and local taxes on the value of their prize, if any, and any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specific herein as being provided. Sponsor does not make any, and hereby disclaim any and all, representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding any prize, which are awarded “as is.”
If a potential winner is 18 years of age but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent and/or legal guardian, who must agree to these Official Sweepstakes Rules on potential winner’s behalf and fulfill all requirements of winner as detailed herein.
To receive a complete list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: “Savor Simplicity Sweepstakes” Prize Fulfillment, Weber Shandwick, 40 Broad St, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109, USA. Requests received more than sixty (60) days after the end of the Sweepstakes will not be honored.
GENERAL CONDITIONS AND RELEASES: By entering or accepting a prize in the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Sweepstakes Rules, which shall be final and binding in all respects, and to conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. An entrant or potential winner may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes if he or she fails to comply with each provision of these Official Sweepstakes Rules, as determined in the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Unless prohibited by applicable law, your entry constitutes your permission to use your name, photograph, likeness, voice, address (city and state) and testimonials in connection with this Sweepstakes in all media, in perpetuity, in any manner Sponsor deems appropriate for publicity purposes without any further compensation to you or any third party. Participation in the Sweepstakes is at your own risk. Sponsor shall not be liable for: (1) failed, returned or misdirected notifications based on inaccurate information provided by the entrant on the Sweepstakes entry form; (2) entries, mail and responses to winner notifications which are lost, late, incomplete, unintelligible, illegible, postage-due, misdirected, damaged, garbled or otherwise not received by the intended recipient in whole or in part or for computer or technical error of any kind; (3) any electronic miscommunications or failures, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit an entrant’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes; (4) any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer on-line system, computer equipment, software, program malfunctions or other failures, delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human, mechanical or technical in nature, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from downloading any part of this Sweepstakes; (5) any warranty of fitness or merchantability of any prize (or portion thereof) or the function or operation thereof, which shall be the sole responsibility of the manufacturer of the prizes; or (6) any act or omission at any event included as part of any prize. By entering, an entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Weber Shandwick. Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, Google+, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated entities, directors, officers, employees, attorneys, agents, and representatives from any damage, injury, death, loss, claim, action, judgment, demand, cost, expense, or other liability (collectively, “Claims”) that may arise from their acceptance, possession and/or use of any prize (or portion thereof) or their participation in this Sweepstakes, or from any misuse or malfunction of any prize (or portion thereof) awarded, regardless of whether such Claims, or knowledge of the facts constituting such Claims, exist at the time of entry or arise at any time thereafter. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Sweepstakes will be ineligible for prizes and may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Sweepstakes Rules in any way or at any time. If for any reason the computerized and Internet portion of this Sweepstakes is incapable of running as planned because of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, strike, act of God, or any other cause beyond the control of the Sponsor, the Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion and without obligation or prior notice, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In such event, the Sponsor may conduct a random drawing to select the potential winner(s) from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received for the applicable Entry Period(s) as of the time of cancellation, termination, modification or suspension. In the event of cancellation or suspension, Sponsor shall promptly post a notice on the Sweepstakes entry page to such effect. This Sweepstakes shall be governed by New Jersey law. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree that New Jersey courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Sweepstakes and that venue shall be only in Parsippany, New Jersey.
A copy of these Official Sweepstakes Rules can be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Official Farmer’s Garden by Vlasic Sweepstakes Rules, Weber Shandwick, 40 Broad St, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109, USA.
ADMINISTRATOR: Weber Shandwick, 40 Broad St, 8th floor, Boston, MA 02109, USA (the “Administrator”).