America’s Test Kitchen – Win $5,000 Cash, a $3,000 gift card and more prizes by September 8, 2015
$10,000 GARDEN TO TABLE SWEEPSTAKES
ENDING AT 11:59 PM, EST, September 8, 2015
The America’s Test Kitchen $10,000 Garden to Table Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia, 21 years of age and older at the time the promotion begins. The Promotion is void where prohibited or restricted by law or regulations.
Promotion is subject to applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations, and void where prohibited, including, but not limited to, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and U.S. military installations located in foreign countries and outside the United States, including Canada.
Promotion runs from July 14, 2015 (12:01 AM EST) to September 8, 2015 (11:59 PM EST)
3. AGREEMENT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES
By participating in the Promotion, entrant warrants that he or she fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
This promotion is sponsored by America’s Test Kitchen, LLC, 17 Station Street, Brookline, MA, 02445.
5. HOW TO ENTER
Go to http://sweeps.americastestkitchen.com/ and complete the online entry registration form including all required information. You will then be directed to complete your entry registration by clicking on a link in an email sent to the address listed on the registration form. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY AND A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. Completed entries must be received by 11:59 PM EST on September 8, 2015. Entries are limited to 1 entry per individual during the entire Promotional Period. Proof of email or online submission is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. All entries become the property of America’s Test Kitchen.
6. ADDITIONAL DAILY ENTRIES:
Entrants also may receive up to three (3) additional entries by referring friends through the refer-a-friend links available on the registration confirmation page. The referred friend will receive an email inviting them to register for the promotion, but will not receive other America’s Test Kitchen, Rodale Inc., Gardener’s Supply Company, CHEFS Catalog, or Jarden Consumer Solutions (FoodSaver) marketing communications unless the referred friend either enters the Sweepstakes or otherwise opts in to receive such messages. A referred friend may enter the promotion by clicking through the refer-a-friend email associated with the respective entrant and supplying a unique email address. Each entrant may refer up to three (3) different friends during the entire promotional period regardless of referral method. Entrant will receive one (1) additional entry each time a referred friend successfully enters the promotion through the refer-a-friend email during the promotional period.
There will be four (4) prizes awarded, with a total ARV of $10,250.00
• One (1) Grand Prize (ARV $8,000.00) including: $5,000 in Cash, a $1,000 gift card to Gardener’s Supply Company, a $1,000 gift card to CHEFS Catalog, and $1,000 in FoodSaver branded products, chosen by the winner.
Grand Prize winner must select his/her choice of $1,000 in FoodSaver branded products within thirty (30) days following notification to winner of winner’s selection. Failure to choose desired FoodSaver merchandise within that time may result in forfeiture of that portion of the prize. For determination of how the $1,000 in Foodsaver merchandise is spent, prices for selected items will be based on manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) for the items, as listed onhttp://www.foodsaver.com/ at the time of the selection.
• Three Runner-Up Prizes (ARV $750.00 each), each runner-up prize includes a $250 gift card to Gardener’s Supply Company, a $250 gift card to CHEFS Catalog, and $250 in Foodsaver branded products, chosen by the winner.
Each Runner-Up winner must select his/her choice of $250 in FoodSaver branded products within thirty (30) days following notification to winner of winner’s selection. Failure to choose desired Foodsaver merchandise within that time may result in forfeiture of that portion of the prize. For determination of how the $250 in Foodsaver merchandise is spent, prices for selected items will be based on manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) for the items, as listed on http://www.foodsaver.com/ at the time of the selection.
Winners are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes, if any, associated with installation, acceptance, or use of the Prize. Prizes are provided “as is” and without any warranty of any kind. Prizes are non-transferable.
No transfer or substitution of prizes (or any portion thereof) or cash alternative permitted, except the Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event the advertised prize is unavailable. Limit one prize per individual.
Shipping and handling for all prizes to the winners’ residential address in the United States will be paid for by Sponsor. Prizes do not include installation.
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
9. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about September 15, 2015, in Brookline, MA, from among all eligible entries received. All results of the selections are final and binding, subject to these Official Rules. In the event a winning entry is discovered to be invalid for any reason whatsoever or the person who submitted the winning entry fails to comply with these Official Rules prior to delivery of the Prize, the Prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. If by reason of a printing, computer or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these Official Rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a computerized random selection to award the advertised number of Prizes available. No more than the advertised number of Prizes will be awarded.
10. NOTICE TO WINNER
Attempts to notify potential winners will be made by U.S. mail, telephone and/or by email within fifteen (15) days of the winners’ selection. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, stolen, late or misdirected mail or delivery or communication problems of any kind. If unable to make contact with the winner within fifteen (15) days after Sponsor first attempts to notify the winner, or if the winner fails to claim the prize within fifteen (15) days after Sponsor first attempts to notify the winner, the Prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.
Prize winners may be required to sign, notarize, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (except where prohibited by law) and to provide any additional information (such as social security number), that may be required by the Sponsor. Potential winners must return all such required documents within (15) fifteen days following attempted notification or Prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected.
11. GENERAL CONDITIONS This sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States. All taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of winners. Sponsor reserves the right to suspend or cancel the Sweepstakes or modify these Official Rules as necessary for any reason or as required by applicable law.
Entries not in compliance with these Official Rules are disqualified. Sponsor shall have the absolute right to determine if an entry is in compliance with these Official Rules without notice to the person attempting to enter. The 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 Promotion or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion 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. The Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. A potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering by an entrant’s Internet service provider and or email client or for insufficient space in entrant’s email account to receive email.
Sponsor is not responsible for faulty, incorrect or incorrectly transcribed email transmissions, incorrect codes or announcements of any kind, technical hardware or software failures of any kind including any injury or damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in or experiencing any materials in connection with the Promotion, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit an entrant’s ability to redeem a prize, or any error that may occur in the processing of registrations or codes.
Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes an entrant’s consent for the Sponsor and the Sponsor’s designees to use entrant’s name, likeness, voice, opinions, biographical information, and city and state of residence for advertising, trade, publicity and/or promotional purposes in any media, including the World Wide Web, without review, notification, or approval and without further compensation. Entry in the Sweepstakes further constitutes consent to the transfer of the personal information collected from the entrant to the Sponsor for the purposes of administering the Promotion and for such other purposes to which entrant may consent as outlined herein. Sponsor may collect information that you provide and will use personal information you provide to participate in the Promotion to actually conduct the Promotion. Sponsor and each of the Released Parties (defined below) may further use such personal information to send you information about themselves and/or their products, as provided in their privacy policies, and may also share and cross-reference such personal information with each other. You will be provided with an opportunity to opt-out of receiving this information at any time after you first receive such information from Sponsor or the Released Party.
12. DISPUTES / CHOICE OF LAW
Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that this Promotion shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. Sponsor reserves the right to take such action as it deems necessary to enforce these Official Rules and ensure the fair operation of this Promotion, including without limitation barring entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules. By entering, entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the appropriate federal, state and local courts located in Massachusetts for any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any prize awarded.
13. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY / RELEASE
By entering the Promotion, each participant warrants that he or she has read and agrees to abide by these Official Rules and that he or she is not prohibited from participating in the Promotion. Entrant agrees to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, Rodale Inc., Gardener’s Supply Company, CHEFS Catalog, and Jarden Consumer Solutions (FoodSaver), and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Promotion, or receipt, installation, assembly, or use of any prize, including but not limited to claims for or related to personal injury, death, property damage, publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Promotion, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees, or for costs related in any way to installation or assembly of any prize.
The Released Parties assume no responsibility for lost, late, or misdirected entries, or for theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion, or any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions to the Promotion. The Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, failures or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, providers, computer equipment, software, email, players or browsers, whether on account of technical problems, traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or on account of any combination of the foregoing. The Released Parties are not responsible for any injury or damage to participants or to any computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this Promotion. If, for any reason, the Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Released Parties which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, the Released Parties reserve the right at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion and select a winner from among all eligible entries received prior to the cancellation.
14. WINNER LIST
For a copy of the list of Winners, send a self‐addressed, stamped envelope to: “America’s Test Kitchen $10,000 Garden to Table Sweepstakes”, Winners List Requests, c/o America’s Test Kitchen, 17 Station Street, Brookline, MA, 02445. List of prize winners will be available from October 8, 2015 to April 8, 2016.