2020 Betty Crocker® Cookie Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
The 2020 Betty Crocker® Cookie Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is open to legal residents of Minnesota, Illinois and Wisconsin who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Sponsor, General Mills, Inc., or their affiliates and other companies associated with the promotion of the Sweepstakes, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Cub Stores Holdings, LLC (“Sponsor”) located at 421 South Third Street, Stillwater, MN 55082.
3. Agreement to Official Rules
Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. Entrant’s information is being provided to Sponsor and not to Facebook.
By submitting a photo or comment, entrant grants Sponsor, its subsidiaries and affiliates and their agents and third-party service providers an irrevocable, perpetual and royalty-free right to use, reproduce, edit, display, transmit, modify, publish, and otherwise make use of the submitted photo or other information in any and all media, whether now known or hereinafter created for any purpose. By submitting any photo, you hereby represent and warrant that the submitted photo or information does not and shall not infringe on any copyright, any rights of privacy or publicity of any person, or any other right of any third party, and entrant has the right to grant any and all rights and licenses granted to Sponsor herein, including but not limited to all necessary rights under copyright laws.
4. Sweepstakes Period
The Sweepstakes begins on December 7, 2020 at 9:00 AM CT and ends on December 12, 2020 at 11:59PM CT (the "Sweepstakes Period"). Entries that are submitted before or after the Sweepstakes Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor’s clock is the official timekeeping device for the Sweepstakes.
5. How to Enter
One (1) sweepstakes will be conducted, with TEN (10) winners. To enter, visit the Cub Foods Facebook page and post a comment with a favorite Christmas cookie in the comments section of the Sweepstakes post. Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address, per household and per Facebook account for the duration of the Sweepstakes Period, regardless of method of entry. Entries received from any person, email address, Facebook account, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple or different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant's entries and that entrant may be disqualified. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
6. Alternate Means of Entry
Entries may also be received by mailing a postcard to UNFI Customer Care, c/o Alorica- Emily Jaquins, P.O. Box 31510 Spokane WA 99223. Include your first and last name, street address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, valid email address, and title of the Sweepstakes you are entering. All mail-in entries must be postmarked within the Sweepstakes Period and received within seven (7) business days thereafter. Limit one (1) mail-in entry per person/email address. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, or postage due mail or entries.
7. Content Guidelines for Facebook Entries
Photos/comments cannot: (a) be sexually explicit or suggestive, violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic, contain or reference nudity or any materially dangerous activity; (b) promote alcohol, marijuana, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message; (c) be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group; (d) contain or reference trademarks, logos (except Sponsor’s) or trade dress owned by others, or advertise or promote any brand or product (except Sponsor’s) of any kind, without permission, or contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses; (e) contain copyrighted materials owned by others without permission (for example, music); and (f) contain materials embodying the names, likenesses, photos or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead, without permission.
By entering a photo/comment you warrant and represent that: (a) it has not been previously published; (b) it has not received previous awards; (c) it does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity; (d) publication of the photo/comment via various media including Web posting and posting in social media, will not infringe on the rights of any third party; and (e) entrant has the right to grant any and all rights and licenses granted to Sponsor herein, including but not limited to all necessary rights under copyright laws.
Entrant will indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor from any claims to the contrary. Any photo/comment that, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, is deemed to be inappropriate for publication or inclusion in the Sweepstakes for any reason will be void and disqualified.
8. Prize Drawings
On or about December 23, 2020, the Sponsor will select potential winners in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. The odds of being selected depend on the number of entries received.
9. Winner Notification
The potential winners will be notified by Facebook message or email, depending on the method by which they entered. Each potential Prize winner (parent/legal guardian if a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to complete, electronically sign and submit a Declaration of Compliance and Release Agreement within three (3) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance and Release Agreement within the required time period (if applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. If the potential winner is at least 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 or legal guardian, who will be required to sign the Declaration of Compliance and Release Agreement on the potential winners behalf and fulfill any other requirements imposed on winner set forth herein. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only ONE (1) alternate drawing will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately THIRTY (30) days after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes.
There are TEN (10) total prize packages each containing one (1) $50 Cub® Foods gift card.
The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of each prize is $50. Total ARV all prizes is $500.
11. General Conditions
In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Sweepstakes is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Sweepstakes and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorney's fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsors reserve the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.
12. Release and Limitations of Liability
By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, General Mills, Inc., and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents, as well as Facebook, Inc. (the "Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Sweepstakes, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) any other errors or problems in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; or (e) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney's fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree that Facebook is in no way affiliated with the Sweepstakes and cannot be held liable for any reason. Entrant hereby grants Sponsor the right to use entrants email address for future emails and/or promotions.
Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees 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 Minnesota. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of Minnesota, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Minnesota. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees. Under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
15. Winner’s List
For the name of the winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope by January 8, 2020 to: UNFI Customer Care, c/o Alorica- Emily Jaquins, P.O. Box 31510 Spokane WA 99223. Include the title of the sweepstakes of which you are requesting the winners list for. Sponsor will not respond to incomplete inquiries.
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. Entrants personal information is submitted to the owner of this Facebook page and not to Facebook. All trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners.