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NOTICE TO ONLINE 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. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes any person they believe have intentionally violated these Official Rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted, (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select the winner from among all eligible mail-in and online 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 OFFICIAL SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Eligibility: The Cooking Light “Get Your Game On” 2012 Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the contiguous 48 United States, and the District of Columbia, age 21 or older at time of entry. Void outside the U.S., in HI, AK, Puerto Rico, and where prohibited by law. Employees of Cooking Light (the “Sponsor”) and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, retails, distributors, advertising and promotion agencies and members of their immediate families (parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses) and same households of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win. Sweepstakes is governed by U.S. law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations.
Entry Period: The Cooking Light “Get Your Game On” 2012 Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Friday, December 30, 2011, and ends at 11:59 PM (ET) on Thursday, February 16, 2012 (“Sweepstakes Entry Period”).
How to Enter: There are Two (2) ways to enter.
Method #2: Mail a postcard, including your name and complete address, to: The Cooking Light “Get Your Game On” 2012 Sweepstakes, ℅ The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co, 625 Panorama Trail Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625. Each postcard must be mailed separately and must be postmarked between Friday, December 30, 2011, and Thursday, February 16, 2012 and received by Thursday, February 23, 2012. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, illegible, garbled, inaccurate, invalid, mutilated, misdirected, undelivered, delayed or postage due mail/entries. No photocopied or mechanically reproduced, altered or incomplete entries will be accepted. All entries, regardless of entry method, become the Sponsor’s property and will not be returned or acknowledged.
Prize/Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of Grand Prize: $599.99.
Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded of a “Cooking Light Big Game Party” in February 2013, at the winner’s home, anywhere in the 48 contiguous United States (excludes states of Alaska and Hawaii) for the winner and nine (9) guests. It will be hosted by Cooking Light’s Executive Chef Billy Strynkowski, (“Chef Billy”) and will include food, beverages, and various products, samples, premiums, and coupons from Cooking Light’s advertisers, which will be distributed at the party. TOTAL ARV: $599.99
Odds: Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received, but is estimated at 1:10,000.
Random Drawing: The Winner will be selected and notified of their selection, in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period, on or about Thursday, March 1, 2012 at the offices of The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, an independent agent of the Official Sponsor whose decisions are final.
Winner will be confirmed via email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within ten (10) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, "the Releases"). Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner being selected.
If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner's parent or legal guardian who will be required to execute and return Affidavit/Release on minor’s behalf. If Affidavit/Release is returned as undeliverable or if the selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected in a separate random drawing.
Prize Conditions: The “Cooking Light Big Game Party” Grand Prize must be redeemed by February 3, 2013 and arranged at a minimum of three (3) months in advance. Dates are subject to “Chef Billy’s” schedule and availability. Blackout dates may apply and all dates are subject to “Chef Billy’s” final approval. Date selected by winner and confirmed as available and approved by Cooking Light, may not be changed, and if a date change is required after the prize has been accepted, the prize will be forfeited.
The prize package will be awarded within approximately 45 days after the winner is verified. If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these rules that winner will be disqualified, and the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing.
Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize is non-assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prize and no exchange or substitution of prize, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.
Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Winner will be required to furnish his/her social security number for the sole purpose of preparation of any tax forms as required by law. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, 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. Prize is guaranteed to be awarded.
Winner acknowledges that the Official Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any).
General: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, Cooking Light, the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor, their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retails, advertising and promotion agencies and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from any and all liability, claims, lawsuits, costs, expenses, fees, injuries (including death), losses, and damages which may be sustained either directly or indirectly, 1) the awarding, acceptance, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of prize awarded herein; or 2) participation in the Sweepstakes or traveling to or from any prize-related activity. Sponsor is not responsible if Sweepstakes cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism. Grand Prize 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 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.
Winner Confirmation: For a written confirmation of the Winner (available after March 1, 2012), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope no later than April 12, 2012 to: The Cooking Light “Get Your Game On” 2012 Sweepstakes, Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25497, Rochester, NY 14625.
Official Sponsor: Cooking Light, a division of the Time Inc. Lifestyle Group, 1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020.
|PRIZE||RETAIL VALUE||NUMBER OF PRIZES||ODDS|
|One (1) Grand Prize of a Big Game Party hosted by Cooking Light’s “Chef Billy” at the winner’s home, for the winner and up to Nine (9) guests, which will include food, beverages, and various products, samples, premiums, and coupons from Cooking Light’s advertisers, which will be distributed at the party.||$599.99||1||1 in 10,000|
You Have Not Yet Won. All entries have the same chance of winning. No one will know who the Winner is until after the Sweepstakes ends.
Entry Is Free. You don't have to buy anything to enter. Just fill out the fields in the online or in-store entry form and submit.
Enter as Often as You Like by Mail. Simply mail a postcard including your name, complete address, telephone number and email address to: The Cooking Light “Get Your Game On” 2012 Sweepstakes, ℅ US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co., 625 Panorama Trail Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625. Mailed entries must be postmarked between Friday, December 30, 2011, and Thursday, February 16, 2012 and received by Thursday, February 23, 2012. Each postcard must be mailed separately. It is not necessary to await receipt of an entry form.
Buying Won't Help You Win. Chances of winning without making a purchase are the same as the chances of someone who buys something.
Entry Deadline/Sweepstakes Closing Date. To be eligible to win the prize offered in this Sweepstakes, your entry must be received by the applicable entry dates stated in this communication. If there is no Entry Deadline stated, your entry must be received by the Final Sweepstakes Closing Date of 2/16/2012.
Void in AK, HI, Puerto Rico, outside the U.S., and where prohibited by law.