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Jardin Sweepstakes Terms & Conditions

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

SPONSOR: The Jardin Collection Sweepstakes (“SWEEPSTAKES”) is sponsored by Tea Forté Inc. (“Sponsor”), 5 Mill & Main Place, Suite 05-211, Maynard, Massachusetts 01754.

ELIGIBILITY. This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of entry (“Entrant”). Employees of Sponsor, its related or subsidiary companies and companies associated with the promotion of the Sweepstakes, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each employee of the foregoing companies are not eligible. Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes your full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding.

HOW TO ENTER. The Tea Forté Jardin Collection Sweepstakes runs 04/10/19 at 10:00 AM (EST) through 04/18/19 at 2:59 AM (EST).

There are two ways to enter:

Method #1: AT NO CHARGE, AND WITH NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO COMPETE, come to our website and enter your details at teaforte.com/about/jardin-giveaway

Method #2: AT NO CHARGE, AND WITH NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO COMPETE, you may enter the Sweepstakes by sending an email to digital@teaforte.com during the Sweepstakes Period. Each entry, whether received by email or through our website must include your full name, address, phone number and a valid, working email address.

All methods of entry have the same chance of winning during the Sweepstakes Period.

LIMITS ON ENTRIES. Sponsor will accept only one entry per email address for the Sweepstakes Period. Incomplete, inaccurate and/or duplicate entries are void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

PRIZE(S). The prize consists of:

• 2 tickets to the Tea Forté VIP Jardin Collection Launch Event & afternoon tea at the Hudson Garden Grill at The New York Botanical Gardens on June 11, 2019

• 2-night stay at the Omni Berkshire Place Hotel in New York, NY

• Reimbursable travel expenses to New York City; up to $1,000.00 cash value

• A complete Tea Forté Jardin Tea Collection including the following:

• One (1) Jardin Gift Set: Includes one Jardin Café Cup, one monogrammed Jardin Tea Tray and one Jardin Mini Petite Presentation Box containing ten tea infusers, two of each Jardin blend.

• One (1) Jardin Presentation Box of ten infusers, two of each Jardin blend

• One (1) Jardin KATI® Steeping Cup and Infuser with lid

Prizes may be subject to additional terms, conditions and black-out dates imposed by the providers of each prize.

Approximate total retail value of the Prize(s): $2,082.00.

WINNER SELECTION. One (1) winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries at the close of the Sweepstakes Period, by a representative of the Sponsor.

WINNER NOTIFICATION. Once a winner is chosen from among eligible entries, Sponsor will notify said winner(s) using the e-mail address provided by Entrant at the time of entry. Winners must acknowledge and respond to said email notice within 10 days of Sponsor’s sending of said e-mail. In the absence of a timely response, Sponsor reserves the right to award a prize to the next runner up in the Sweepstakes Period. No other notice will be provided.

ODDS OF WINNING. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes Period.

ENTRANT’S PRIVACY; SPONSOR’S RIGHTS TO ENTRIES; RELEASE AND WAIVER OF CLAIMS: By participating, Entrant acknowledges that his/her entry becomes the property of Sponsor. Furthermore, the provision of all information Entrants provide to enter the Sweepstakes shall be subject to the terms of the Tea Forté Privacy Policy. Consequently, by entering the Sweepstakes, Entrant acknowledges and agrees to the terms of the Tea Forté Privacy Policy. In addition, all winners grant permission to Sponsor to use his or her name, photo, image and likeness in connection with any and all promotion of Sponsor, in perpetuity, without any further compensation or authorization from Winner. Winner further releases and waives any right of or claim to copyright, trademark rights, privacy rights, publicity rights, rights to use of name, image or likeness, and any other legal or moral rights, relating to, arising out of, or embodied in the entry and/or arising out of the use of winner’s name, image, photo, and likeness. Entrant expressly agrees not to pursue, support, maintain, or authorize any action, claim, or dispute of any kind against the Sponsor on the grounds that any use of the Entry, and/or the use of winner’s name, image, or likeness violates or infringes any of Entrant’s rights, including, without limitation, copyrights, trademark rights, privacy, publicity and/or moral rights.

AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY. The winner of any prize may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and where legally permissible a Publicity Release before a prize is awarded. Failure to comply with this requirement and any deadlines imposed by Sponsor for the receipt of said documentation may result in forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate winner.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: All taxes applicable to any prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. Each prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied outside of manufacturer’s limited warranty, if any and as applicable. Prizes may not be transferred or assigned. Blackout dates may apply for the hotel stay, the winner should contact the hotel for details. No prize substitutions are allowed except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize for an item of equal or greater value in the event the advertised prize is unavailable. 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, technical errors, tampering with entries, winner selection, or any form or fraud, 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) award the prizes according to the best approximation of these Official Rules, from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any Entrant it finds to be tampering with the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules. Any attempt by any person to 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 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. The Sweepstakes is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. In the event of a dispute as to the owner of an Entry, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address used to enter will be deemed to be the Entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

DISCLAIMER. NEITHER SPONSOR, NOR its related companies, NOR ANY PROVIDER OF ANY PRIZE, NOR ANY OF their respective agents, directors, officers, employees, attorneys, insurers, predecessors, successors OR representatives (COLLECTIVELY, “SPONSOR ENTITIES”) MAKE OR GIVE ANY REPRESENTATIONS, CONDITIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE PROMOTION, OR ANY PRIZE, OR ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION, AND TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE SPONSOR ENTITIES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE SPONSOR ENTITIES SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, COST, OR INJURY, INCLUDING ANY PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH OR DISMEMBERMENT, THAT ARISES FROM THE PROMOTION, OR THE RECEIPT, USE OR ENJOYMENT OF ANY PRIZE, OR ANY CAUSE, OCCURRENCE OR CONDITION THAT MIGHT CAUSE THE PROMOTION OR THE RECEIPT AND/OR ENJOYMENT OF ANY PRIZE TO BE DISRUPTED, SUSPENDED OR CORRUPTED, INCLUDING: (I) LATE, LOST, DELAYED, DAMAGED, MISDIRECTED, INCOMPLETE, OR UNINTELLIGIBLE ENTRIES; (II) TELEPHONE, ELECTRONIC, HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE PROGRAM, NETWORK, INTERNET, OR COMPUTER MALFUNCTIONS, FAILURES, VIRUSES OR DIFFICULTIES OF ANY KIND; (III) FAILED, INCOMPLETE, GARBLED, OR DELAYED COMPUTER TRANSMISSIONS; AND (IV) THE FAILURE OF ANY PRIZE PROVIDER TO DELIVER ANY PRODUCT, SERVICE OR PRIZE ON TIME.

RELEASE AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Sponsor Entities shall not be liable for any claims, demands, damages and causes of action or any costs or expenses relating to the foregoing, arising out of or relating in any way to the Sweepstakes or any prize. By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants hereby release and discharge the Sponsor Entities from any and all claims, demands, damages and causes of action of every kind and nature, in law, equity or otherwise, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, and in particular any from all claims, demands, damages and causes of action of every kind and nature for damages actual and consequential, past, present, and future, arising out of, or in any way relating the Sweepstakes, the administration of the Sweepstakes, any prize awarded, the use, enjoyment, or misuse of any prize, and any publicity, advertising or promotion relating to the Sweepstakes and/or the prize. It is understood and agreed that this is a full, complete, and final general release of any and all claims described as aforesaid, and Entrants and winners agree that it shall apply to all unknown, unanticipated, unsuspected, and undisclosed claims, demands, liabilities, actions or causes of action, in law, equity or otherwise. Entrant has read and fully understands the contents of section 1542 of the Civil Code of the State of California, and that section and the benefits thereof are expressly waived. Section 1542 reads as follows:

“Section 1542. (General Release – Claims Extinguished.) A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his or her favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him or her must have materially affected his or her settlement with the debtor.”