“AMERICAN SWEETNESS” Sweepstakes Rules
BOARDWALK FROZEN TREATS, LLC.’S “AMERICAN SWEETNESS” OFFICIAL RULES
BOARDWALK FROZEN TREATS, LLC. IS THE EXCLUSIVE LICENSEE FOR BASKIN-ROBBINS ICE CREAM AND FROZEN TREATS PRODUCTS SOLD IN GROCERY STORES IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA.
Important: Please read these rules before entering this Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes"). By participating in this Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements below.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
- 1. Eligibility. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE ODDS OF WINNING. THIS “AMERICAN SWEETNESS” SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE AT LEAST AGE 18 (OR THE AGE OF MAJORITY UNDER APPLICABLE LAW). IF YOU DO NOT MEET ANY OF THESE REQUIREMENTS, OR ANY OTHER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES, YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO WIN A PRIZE, AND BOARDWALK FROZEN TREATS, LLC. RESERVES THE RIGHT NOT TO AWARD PRIZES TO YOU. If you have an APO or FPO mailing address, you must identify your state of permanent residence. To be eligible to win a prize, entries must be completed and received by Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. in the manner and format designated below. Directors, officers and employees of Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. and any of their respective affiliate companies, subsidiaries, agents, professional advisors, advertising and promotional agencies, and immediate families of each are not eligible to win any prizes. All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Offer void in Rhode Island, Puerto Rico, and where prohibited by law.
- 2. Disclaimer. Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC., Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Twitter, any participating sponsors, and any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, professional advisors, employees and agencies (collectively, the "Released Parties") will not be responsible for: (a) any late, lost, misrouted, garbled or distorted or damaged transmissions or entries; (b) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet, or other computer- or communications-related malfunctions or failures; (c) any Sweepstakes disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. or by non-authorized human intervention; or (d) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes.
- 3. Sweepstakes Period. The Sweepstakes starts on September 19 at 11:59 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on October 21st, 2016 at 11:59 AM PT (the "Sweepstakes Period"). All entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period to be eligible to win a prize.
- 4. How to Enter. During the Sweepstakes Period (1) visit BOARDWALK FROZEN TREATS, LLC. at:
- 1. www.facebook.com/baskinrobbinsathome
- 2. www.instagram.com/baskinrobbinsathome
- 3. www.twitter.com/baskinathome
and (2) follow the instructions on how to submit your entry (the “Submission”). Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. may display all Submissions on the Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. Facebook page. By uploading your Submission, you agree that your Submission conforms to the Submission Guidelines and Content Restrictions listed below (collectively, the “Guidelines and Restrictions”) and that Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC., in its sole discretion, may remove your Submission and disqualify you from the Sweepstakes if it believes, in its sole discretion, that your Submission fails to conform to the Guidelines and Restrictions. By uploading your Submission, in addition to rights granted below, you: (a) grant to Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. all rights necessary to display your Submission on Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC.’s Web site and Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC.’s Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter page; (b) hereby waive any so-called moral (e.g., creative rights) in your Submission; (c) represent and warrant that you have the right to grant the rights granted in these Official Rules; and (d) represent and warrant that your Submission and its use as contemplated in these Official Rules does not and will not violate, misappropriate, or infringe upon any law or regulation or the rights of any third party, including any copyright, trademark, or any rights of publicity or privacy, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights.
The Submission must be a digital photo, video, and/or text, and include “#AmericanSweetness” within the post text and include the hashtag “#Sweepstakes”.
The Submission must be entrant's original creation and owned one hundred percent (100%) by the entrant;
The Submission cannot have been submitted previously in a promotion of any kind or exhibited or displayed publicly through any means; and
The Submission must demonstrate one of the following sweepstakes themes (“Sweepstakes Themes”):
- 1. Documenting an “Act of Sweetness”, which is considered to be a kind act towards another human. This will be solely judged by BOARDWALK FROZEN TREATS, LLC. and their representatives
- 2. Documenting participation in a weekly “Sweetness Challenge”, per the weekly prompts distributed by BOARDWALK FROZEN TREATS, LLC. and their representatives.
The Submission must not contain material that violates, misappropriates, or infringes upon any law or regulation or the rights of any third party, including any copyright, trademark, or any rights of publicity or privacy, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights;
The Submission must not disparage any person or entity;
The Submission must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene hateful, tortious, and/or defamatory;
The Submission must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and
The Submission must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where Submission is created.
For All Submissions:
You may submit unlimited Submission entries during the Sweepstakes Period, provided that each Submission is a unique Act of Sweetness or Sweetness Challenge. Submissions received from any person or email address using the same photo/video/text content, whether through multiple or different Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter accounts or other applicable accounts or means, will be void. Entrant must have signed permission from all individuals (parents/legal guardian of children, if featured and if not your own) that appear in the Submission to use their name and image in the Submission and to grant the rights set forth by Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. If requested by Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC., entrant must be able to provide such permissions in a form acceptable to Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. By uploading a Submission, entrant grants to Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. (and Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC.’s licensees and assigns) a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such Submissions in whole or in part, and otherwise exploit the Submission in all media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the universe, in any way Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. sees fit including, but not limited to, entertainment, instruction/education, promotional, advertising and/or marketing purposes. In connection with all rights granted Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. (and Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC.’s licensees and assigns) shall also have the irrevocable right to incorporate Submissions, in whole or in part, into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed. If necessary, entrant will sign any necessary documentation that may be required for Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the Submission. Proof of submission will not be deemed proof of receipt by Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC.
- 1. Selection and Notification of Winner. Winners will be selected at random on a weekly basis throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Each week, one (1) Submission will be randomly selected as the Weekly Grand Prize winner, and ten (10) Submissions will be randomly selected as the Weekly Prize winners. The winners will be notified on or about October 28th, 2016 by email. To claim the prize, the winner(s) should follow the instructions contained in his or her notification.
- 2. Identity of Entrant. If a dispute arises about the identity of the entrant, entries made online will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. An authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. The potential winner may be required to provide Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry.
- 3. Prize. The Weekly Grand Prize is twelve (12) coupons valid for free 14oz. containers of Baskin-Robbins® At Home ice cream. The total approximate value of each Weekly Grand Prize is $48. The Weekly Prize is one (1) coupon valid for a free 14oz. container of Baskin-Robbins® At Home ice cream. The total approximate value of each Weekly Grand Prize is $4. Coupons are valid anywhere Baskin-Robbins® At Home ice cream is sold. Five (5) Weekly Grand Prize winners will be selected and fifty (50) Weekly Prize winners will be selected. The total approximate retail value of the Prize is $440. SUBSTITUTIONS: Winners in states where Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. does not have distribution of Baskin-Robbins® At Home ice cream will be awarded a check for the full retail value of the prize. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. If the Prize is returned as undeliverable or otherwise not claimed within ten (10) days after delivery of notification, the Prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner selected randomly from all of the remaining eligible entries. The Prize is not transferable, has no cash value, and may not be used with any other promotional discount. No substitutions or exchanges (including for cash) of the Prize will be permitted, except that BOARDWALK FROZEN TREATS, LLC. reserves the right to substitute a Prize of comparable or greater value for the Prize (see “SUBSTITUTIONS” note above). The Prize will be fulfilled approximately four (4) to six (6) weeks after notification of the Prize winner.
- 4. No Facebook Endorsement. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Inc., Instagram or Twitter. Any information you provide in connection with the Sweepstakes is to Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. and/or its sponsors/administrators and not to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. You understand that by using and interacting with www.facebook.com, www.instagram.com, and/or www.twitter.com you are subject to the terms, conditions, and policies that govern the use of any/all three websites. You should therefore review the applicable terms and policies for www.facebook.com, www.instagram.com and/or www.instagram.com, including privacy and data gathering practices, before using or interacting with Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
- 5 General Release. By entering the Sweepstakes, you release Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. and all Released Parties from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes or delivery, mis-delivery, acceptance, possession, or use of or inability to use any Prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.
- 6. Use of Winner’s Name, Likeness, etc. Except where prohibited by law, entry into the Sweepstakes constitutes permission to use winner's name, Facebook/Instagram/Twitter name, likeness, persona, hometown, and/or Prize information in all media now known or later devised throughout the universe in perpetuity for all purposes Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. deems appropriate - including, without limitation, for promotional and publicity purposes - without further permission or compensation. As a condition of being awarded any Prize, except where prohibited by law, winner may (in Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC.'s sole discretion) be required to execute a written consent, confirming Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC.’s right to use such winner’s name, Facebook/Instagram/Twitter name, likeness, persona, hometown, and/or Prize information without further permission or compensation.
- 7. Affidavit and Release. As a condition of being awarded any Prize, winner may (in Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC.'s sole discretion) be required to execute and deliver to Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. a signed affidavit of eligibility, acceptance of these Official Rules, release of liability, and any other legal, regulatory, or tax-related documents required by Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. in its sole discretion.
- 8. Winner List; Rules Request. For the Winner List, send an email with subject line: “Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC Top Brands Photo Sweepstakes Winner List Request” to email@example.com after October 28, 2016 and before April 28, 2017. To obtain a copy of these Official Rules, send an email with subject line: Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. American Sweetness Official Rules Request” to firstname.lastname@example.org
- 9. Intellectual Property Notice. The Sweepstakes and all accompanying materials are copyright 2016 by Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. All rights are reserved.
- 11. Miscellaneous. The Sweepstakes and these Official Rules will be governed, construed, and interpreted under the laws of the state of California, U.S.A. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC., which are final and binding in all respects. Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. reserves the right to change these Official Rules at any time, in its sole discretion, and to suspend or cancel the Sweepstakes or any entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes beyond Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC.'s control affect the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes, or Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. otherwise becomes (as determined in its sole discretion) incapable of running the Sweepstakes as planned, in which event all Prizes will be awarded via the judging process outlined in these Official Rules, from among all eligible entries received prior to cancellation. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. reserves the right to amend, modify, or cancel the Sweepstakes at any time without notice. Entrants who violate these Official Rules; violate any law, rule, or regulation in connection with participation in the Sweepstakes; tamper with the operation of the Sweepstakes or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC., the Sweepstakes, or any other entrant (in each case as determined in Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC.'s sole discretion) are subject to disqualification from entry into the Sweepstakes. Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. reserves the right to lock out persons whose eligibility is in question or who have been disqualified or are otherwise ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes. Any provision of these Official Rules deemed unenforceable will be enforced to the extent permissible, and the remainder of these Official Rules will remain in effect. If you have any questions about these Official Rules or the Sweepstakes, please email them to email@example.com
- 12.Sweepstakes Sponsor: Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC. 3650 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Ste 250. Lafayette, CA 94549.