Tillamook National Grilled Cheeseaholics Day Contest
Tillamook National Grilled Cheeseaholic’s Day Contest (contest – fans must submit a photo on Instagram application tagging @Tillamook and using the hashtag #cheeseaholic for a chance to win a year’s supply of Tillamook Cheese)
CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS
TO ENTER: Only submissions will be considered that are made through Instagram application by posting a photo that tags @Tillamook and includes the hashtag #cheeseaholic. No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win, and purchases will not increase your chances to win. The winning photo will be selected by April 15th, 2013. Details and qualifications for entry in the contest may apply. See Official Rules for odds of winning and terms and conditions of participation.
PRIZES: There will be only 1 winner. The winner will receive one year’s supply of Tillamook Cheese (12 Free Tillamook Cheese Coupons good for any variety of 2lb cheese for a retail value of up to $156.00). Winners will be selected on the basis of composition, creativity, and consistency with the Tillamook brand reputation. Winners will be determined and announced within 3 days of the contest conclusion.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE CONTEST ("CONTEST"): No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win this contest, and purchases will not increase your chances to win. Entry into this Contest constitutes your acceptance of these Official Rules. Only entries submitted through Instagram using hashtag #cheeseaholic will be accepted.
ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning depend on the evaluation of the judges and not necessarily on the number of Entries (number of posts on Instagram using hashtag #cheeseaholic) received during the Entry Period.
ENTRY DATES: All entries for the contest must be received before the expiration of the Entry Period. Entrants may submit multiple entries, but use of scripts, macros, bots or automated entries is not permitted. The start date & time and end date & time for the contest is 12:01 a.m. on April 8th, 2013 and midnight on April 12th, 2013 ("Entry Period").
CONTEST ENTRY: To enter, post a photo on Instagram that includes @Tillamook and the hashtag #cheeseaholic (a “Submission” or “Entry”). You must “follow” @Tillamook on Instagram in order to be eligible. All entries must be received by date and time stated in the Entry Period. For purposes of these Official Rules, "receipt" of Entry occurs when Sponsor's servers record the Entry information. Any automated computer receipt does not constitute proof of actual receipt by Sponsor for purposes of these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entry for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion. Entrant must retain a copy of your Submission in its original format after posting it on Instagram. If you are selected as a winner, you may be required to provide Sponsor with your Submission in its original format. Failure to do so may result in disqualification, and at Sponsor’s discretion the selection of an alternate winner. By entering the Contest, each Entrant grants the Sponsor in perpetuity a nonexclusive license to use, publish, distribute, exhibit, digitize, broadcast, display, reproduce or otherwise exploit the Submission and any material based thereon or derived therefrom in any manner, and in any format or medium (whether now known or hereafter devised) anywhere in the world in perpetuity, in its sole discretion whatsoever and without further notice or compensation. Sponsor does not guarantee the use of any Submission and reserves the right not to use a Submission for any or no reason.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Each Submission must also comply with the following: a. Each Submission will be tied to one Entrant. In the event that a group of entrants (more than one) work together on a submission, the submission will be entered under the name of a Primary Entrant. In the event that a Submission created by a group (and submitted by a Primary Entrant) is declared the winner in accordance with these Official Rules, the Prize will be awarded to the Primary Entrant and Sponsor will not be the responsible for the distribution of the prize among members of the group. b. Only one prize will be given for the winner in accordance with these Official Rules and Regulations. c. The Submission as a whole must be the original work of the Entrant, may not require third party approvals, clearances or consents, may not have been previously published, released or distributed in any form, may not have won previous awards, must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person and must not violate any law. d. The Submission must not contain or reference any names, products or services of any company or entity or any third party trademarks, logos, trade dress or promotion of any brand, product or service that would require third party approvals, clearances or consents. e. If any persons appear or are referred to in the Submission, you are solely responsible for obtaining consent and releases, prior to submitting your photo. Formal submission of your photo will represent that any required clearances have been obtained. The winner may be required to provide acceptable releases and consents. In the event that releases and consents are not provided by the winner, the winner will be disqualified and, at Sponsor's sole discretion, another Entry will be selected as the Winner. f. Submissions that are lewd, obscene, sexually explicit, pornographic, disparaging, defamatory, libelous, or Submissions that otherwise contain inappropriate content or objectionable material may not be submitted and may be disqualified and removed at any time in Sponsor's sole and unfettered discretion. g. The Submission must not contain any personally identifiable information of any person other than yourself. Should you include personally identifiable information about yourself in your Submission, you acknowledge and agree that such information will be disclosed publicly and you are solely responsible for any consequences thereof. h. You may not be, nor may you work with parties in conjunction with your Submission who are: 1) represented under contract (e.g., by a talent agent or manager) that would limit or impair Sponsor's ability to display your Submission in any media form; 2) subject to an acting or modeling contract that would make your/their appearance in the Submission a violation of any third-party rights; or 3) under any other contractual relationship, including but not limited to guild and/or union memberships, that may prevent Sponsor from being able to use the Submissions worldwide in all media in perpetuity on a royalty-free basis, without any payment or fee obligations. The Entrant represents and warrants that the Entrant’s Submission complies with all of the conditions and requirements of these rules, and agrees to indemnify, defend and hold Sponsor harmless for, from and against all claims, demands and liabilities arising from or relating to the breach of the Entrant’s representation and warranty.
JUDGING: Winners will be determined by Tillamook Cheese, Inc. Entries will be judged on the basis of composition, creativity, and consistency with the Tillamook brand reputation.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner will be determined during the Contest and will be notified by a comment on the winner’s winning Instagram photo post and asking the owner of the account to email Tillamook to claim the prize. Winner must email Tillamook at the specified email address within 48 hours of comment on the winning Instagram photo or a new winner may be selected. Winner will be required to provide an email address, mailing address, and phone number upon follow up email receipt, which will be used to fulfill the prize. At the discretion of the Sponsor, Winner may be disqualified for any of the following reasons: if charged with or convicted of a felony or misdemeanor, is not eligible based on the eligibility requirements set forth above, or if delinquent on a government ordered payment, such as, but not limited to: child support, spousal support, alimony, tax payments, etc. In the event it is determined that the Winner has not complied with these Official Rules, has failed to execute and return any required documents within the specified time period, has made false statements or a prize notification is returned as undeliverable, then the Winner will be disqualified and, at Sponsor's sole discretion, another Entry will be selected as the Winner.
PRIZE & APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE ("ARV"): Number of winners, prize(s) and ARV of each prize is: one (winner) during the Entry Period, winning a one year supply of Tillamook Cheese (12 Free Tillamook Cheese Coupons good for any variety of 2lb cheese for a retail value of up to $156.00, will be mailed postage prepaid to the Winner(s) anywhere within the United States). All prizes will be awarded. Winner is solely responsible for all other expenses, costs or fees associated with award and acceptance and/or use of the prize not specified herein as being awarded, including without limitation, any and all taxes (if any). Winner is not a recipient of a prize until s/he has been verified as the Winner by the Sponsor. Upon fulfilling prize, Sponsor will be deemed to have awarded the prize to the Winner and such Winner assumes full responsibility for the prize. All prize details are at Sponsor's sole discretion. Entrants acknowledge that any events are beyond the control of the Sponsor and are subject to being rescheduled, modified or cancelled. In that event, the Sponsor reserves the right to, at its discretion, reschedule the Contest, entry and/or end dates, modify the entry procedures, cancel the Contest, or cancel the awarding of prize(s). Prize(s) are not redeemable for cash.
USE OF NAME/IMAGES: Winning constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use Winner's name, images, hometown, likeness, prize won, and photograph (all at Sponsor's discretion) for future advertising, marketing, publicity in any and all media now or hereafter devised throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Sponsor and its officers, directors, agents, representatives, and employees (collectively, "Released Parties") are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, stolen, altered, garbled, incorrect, incomplete or delayed Entries; all of which will be void. Released Parties are also not responsible for problems related to technical malfunctions of electronic equipment, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer hardware or software failures, phone lines, failure of any Entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, traffic, congestion on the Internet or the website, or for any other technical problems including telecommunication, miscommunication or failure, and failed, lost, delayed, incomplete, garbled, or misdirected communications which may limit a entrant's ability to participate in this Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for any other errors or malfunctions of any kind, whether network, printing, typographical, human or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or malfunctions which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of Entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Contest-related materials. Entries generated by a script, macro, bot or use of automated methods will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Contest in the event it becomes infected by a computer virus or is otherwise technically impaired, and to cancel or suspend the Contest in its entirety should tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Contest and, if terminated, at Sponsor's discretion, determine the Winner using all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to time of cancellation. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same Instagram account, the authorized subscriber of the Instagram account at the time of Entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the account by Instagram. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual (and void his/her Entries) it finds to be tampering with the Entry process or the operation of this Contest or website, intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant, Sponsor, or any of its representatives or to otherwise be acting in violation of these Official Rules.
CAUTION: Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operations of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such entrant to the fullest extent permitted by the law and to disqualify such entrant from the Contest.
MISCELLANEOUS CONDITIONS: Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules. The Contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law. Under no circumstances will an entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than entrant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this Contest), and entrant (or, if an eligible minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and Sponsor in connection with this Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Oregon, USA, without regard to Oregon choice of law rules.
WINNERS LIST: Winner will be announced no later than 3 days after the end of the Entry Period by notification by a comment on the winner’s winning Instagram photo. Tillamook will ask the owner of the account to email Tillamook to claim the prize. Winner must email Tillamook at the specified email address within 48 hours of the comment on the winning Instagram photo that announces the winner or a new winner may be selected.
SPONSOR: Tillamook Cheese, Inc., 4185 Highway 101 North, Tillamook, OR 97141.