Hormel Foods – Win $5,000 Visa Gift Card with Pepperoni

GAME TIME PEPPERONI SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES.

Eligibility

The Game Time Pepperoni Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry (or 19 for residents of AL and NE). Void where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary to enter the Sweepstakes. Employees of Hormel Foods Sales, LLC, 1 Hormel Place, Austin, MN 55912 (the “Sponsor”), Brandmovers, Inc., 590 Means Street, Suite 250, Atlanta, GA 30318 (“Administrator”), or any of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, or any other company or individual involved with the design, production execution or distribution of the Sweepstakes (collectively with Sponsor and Administrator, the “Sweepstakes Entities”) and their immediate family (spouse, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and step-children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible to enter or win. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, municipal, and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

Sweepstakes Period

The Sweepstakes begins on January 9, 2017 at 12:00:00 AM Central Time (“CT”) and ends on March 17, 2017 at 11:59:59 PM CT (the “Sweepstakes Period”). The Website clock is the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes.

How to Enter:

During the Sweepstakes Period, purchase any size package of HORMEL® Pepperoni then take a photo of a receipt showing a purchase of one or more packages of HORMEL® Pepperoni (“Receipt”). Then, visit www.Hormel.com/gametime (“Website”), to fill out the online official entry form located on the Website by providing your first name, last name, email address and date of birth (collectively, “Entry Form”). Entrant must agree to the Official Rules, then submit the Entry Form and upload his/her Receipt. Upon completion, entrant will receive one (1) entry into the random drawing. Online entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM CT on March 17, 2017 to be eligible. Limit one Website entry per person/email address per day. However, on the Website, select the “Get an Extra Entry” button to visit Hormel.com/pepperoni and receive one (1) additional entry into the random drawing. Or, to enter without making a purchase, and without submitting a Receipt, during the Sweepstakes Period, hand print your complete first name, last name, email address, telephone number and birth date (dd/mm/yyyy) and mail in a first-class stamped envelope to: “Game Time Pepperoni” Sweepstakes, PO Box 93142, Atlanta, GA 30377, to be postmarked by March 17, 2017 and received by March 24, 2017. Limit of one (1) entry per outer envelope.

Any attempts by an entrant to submit more than one (1) Entry and up to one (1) bonus entry per day, or more than 136 total Entries in any Sweepstakes Period may result in such entrant being disqualified, at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Any attempt by any participant to enter by using multiple/different email addresses and logins, or any other methods will void that participant’s entries and that participant may be disqualified, at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and may result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entries, which may be disqualified. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted a registration, Entry or who earned an Entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address connected with the Entry Form from which the Entry was submitted. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. No automatically generated entries will be accepted.

Privacy Policies and Data Collections

Information provided by you for this Sweepstakes on the entry form, including a Receipt, is subject to Administrator’s Privacy Policy:http://www.brandmovers.com/legal/privacy; or Sponsor’s privacy policy:http://www.hormelfoods.com/About/Legal/Privacy-Policy as applicable. By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that the Sponsor and/or Administrator has the right to contact the entrant by phone, direct message, or email accounts provided on the Entry Form to administer and fulfill this Sweepstakes.

Winners Selection

There will be a total of one (1) Grand Prize winner and fifty (50) First Prize winners who will be randomly selected from all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period, by Administrator. Limit one (1) First Prize winner per person/household during the entire Sweepstakes Period, but a First Place winner is eligible to receive the Grand Prize. The random drawing will occur on or about March 27, 2016. Potential winners will be contacted on the day of the random drawing via his/her email or telephone as provided on the Entry Form, and each potential winner may be awarded a Prize (subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these rules.) Sponsor’s decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.

Failure of a potential winner to respond to the winner notification email within five (5) days of notification, or return of message notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts will result in disqualification and an alternate potential winner may be selected, time permitting. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

THE POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY ADMINISTRATOR AND SPONSOR’S DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.

Verification of Potential Winners

In order to be confirmed as the Grand Prize Winner, and without limitation of any other terms herein, the potential Grand Prize Winner may be required upon Sponsor’s reasonable request to provide satisfactory proof, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, that such potential Grand Prize Winner is an eligible entrant, including but not limited to providing a copy of a potential Grand Prize Winner’s government-issued identification and/or additional information required by Sponsor in order to verify eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. Grand Prize Winner will be required to sign and return to Administrator, within five (5) days of the date notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility, and a liability/publicity release (except where prohibited), in order to claim his/her prize, or such other documents as Sponsor deems necessary, in its sole discretion (collectively, “Prize Claim Documents”). If the potential Grand Prize Winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the Prize Claim Documents within the required time period, such potential Grand Prize Winner may be disqualified and may forfeit his/her prize. In the event that a potential Grand Prize Winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible Entries, time permitting.

Prizes

One (1) Grand Prize – A $5,000.00 Visa Gift Card. ARV: $5,000.00. Visa gift card is subject to the terms, conditions and restrictions as printed on the gift card. Fifty (50) First Prizes – A $150.00 Visa Gift Card. ARV: $150.00 each. Visa gift cards are subject to the terms, conditions and restrictions as printed on the gift card. Total ARV of all prizes is 12,500.00.

All Prizes will be awarded provided they are validly claimed by April 30, 2017, after which no alternate potential Winners will be selected, nor unclaimed Prizes awarded. Prizes cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. Prize elements may not be separated. In the event any portion of a Prize cannot be awarded as stated, that portion of the Prize will go unawarded. Prizes are subject to availability, non-transferable, non-negotiable, non-refundable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason. All taxes (including, without limitation, state and federal income taxes) and the reporting consequences thereof associated with the use and acceptance of a Prize is solely the responsibility of the winners. The Grand Prize Winner will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the actual retail value of the Grand Prize. Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any Prize furnished in connection with the Sweepstakes. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Allow 4-6 weeks for delivery of all Prizes after winner notification and verification.

Entry Conditions and Release

By entering, each entrant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes; (b) release and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Sweepstakes, acceptance or use or misuse of prize and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or relating to an entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or entrant’s acceptance, use or misuse of Prize.

General Conditions

Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, for any reason whatsoever, including, without limitation, fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health of other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis, order of any court or jurisdiction or if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select the Grand Prize Winners in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances. 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 any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Only the type and quantity of prizes described in these Official Rules will be awarded. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Limitations of Liability

The Released Parties as set forth above are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any Prize. If for any reason an Entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another Entry in the Sweepstakes, provided that if it is not possible to award another Entry due to discontinuance of the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, for any reason, Sponsor, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the Prizes offered herein. Entrant further agrees and acknowledges that Sponsor reserves the right to forfeit or award any unclaimed or leftover Grand Prize at its sole discretion.

Disputes/Governing Law

Entrants agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, other than those concerning the administration of the Sweepstakes or the determination of winner, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate Minnesota State Court; (iii) 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; and (iv) 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 LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsors in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Minnesota, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Minnesota or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Minnesota.

Sweepstakes Winners

For the Sweepstakes Winners’ names (available after April 30, 2016), send a hand-printed, self-addressed, stamped envelope by March 24, 2016 to: Winners List, Hormel Pep It Up with Pepperoni Sweepstakes Winners, PO Box 93142, Atlanta, GA 30377. Residents of Vermont residents omit postage.

Official Rules

For a copy of these Official Rules send a hand-printed, self-addressed, stamped envelope by December 7, 2016 to: Official Rules – Hormel Foods Game Time Pepperoni Sweepstakes Winners, PO Box 93142, Atlanta, GA 30377. Residents of Vermont residents omit postage. A copy of the Rules may also be obtained by printing the Website.

Sponsor : Hormel Foods, LLC, 1 Hormel Place, Austin, MN 55912.