Barilla – “masters Of Pasta” Sweepstakes

OFFICIAL RULESBARILLA “MASTERS OF PASTA” PROMOTION10/1/18-11/30/18NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.ELIGIBILITY: The Barilla “Masters of Pasta” Promotion, which consists of an Instant Win Game (“Game”) and a random draw sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) (collectively, the “Promotion”) is open only to individual, legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (“D.C.”), who are 18 years of age or older and not EU citizens as of the date of entry. Employees, officers and representatives of Barilla America, Inc. (“Sponsor”), Advantage Solutions LLC d/b/a IN Connected Marketing (“Administrator”), each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, fulfillment and marketing agencies, and members of the immediate families (spouse, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and households (whether related or not) of any of the above are not eligible to participate in the Promotion. By participating, you agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, which are final and binding in all respects. Void outside the 50 United States/D.C. and where prohibited by law. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Unless otherwise indicated, all language contained herein applies to both the Game and Sweepstakes. This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook. By participating you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook.HOW TO PLAY THE GAME/GAME PRIZES: Purchase any Barilla product between 10/1/18 at 12:00:01 PM ET and 11:59:59 AM ET on 11/30/18 (the “Promotion Period”) and save a copy of your purchase receipt. Using your SMS-enabled cell phone or mobile digital device, text keyword “MASTERS” to shortcode 797979. You will receive a reply text message with a link to the purchase verification portal in Facebook Messenger where you will be prompted to upload a photo of your receipt showing the purchase of any Barilla product including the date of purchase. If you do not have the Facebook Messenger app you will be prompted to download it in order to proceed. Upon verification you will receive a message via Facebook Messenger with a “Click here to play” link. The link will redirect to the Game website (www.TheMastersofPasta.com). Upon verification and submission of the registration form you will be directed to play the Game. You must complete your Game play by 11:59:59 AM ET. You will receive one (1) Game play per qualified purchase. The purchase of any three (3) Barilla products will receive two (2) Game plays. Purchase $15 of Barilla products and receive three (3) Game plays. Limit of fifteen (15) Game plays for the entire Promotion Period. If you are a potential prizewinner, you will be notified immediately via a message on the device screen and prompted to enter your complete name and mailing address including ZIP code; subject to purchase and eligibility verification. Keyword “MASTERS” must be spelled correctly to generate an autodialed reply text message. By texting MASTERS to 797979, you consent to receive up to three (3) promotional text messages from or on behalf of Sponsor via an automatic telephone dialing system to the number you provide. Message & Data Rates May Apply. Participation via text message may not be available from all service providers or for all mobile devices. Consent to receive text messages is not a requirement or condition of any purchase. Check with your service provider for details. To quit, text STOP to 797979. To play without purchase, visit www.TheMastersofPasta.com during the Promotion Period and follow instructions to download and submit a form to request a free Game play. You must complete Game play by 11:59:59 AM ET on 11/30/18. You will receive an on screen message after Game play to notify you if you are a potential winner and must follow the instructions provided for verification and to claim your prize. Limit of fifteen (15) Game plays per person/email address for the entire Promotion Period regardless of method of entry. A unique Game play link can only be used one (1) time during the entire Promotion Period. Three Thousand Two Hundred Two (3,202) Instant Win Game Prizes: Two (2) Cuisinart® French Classic 10-piece Stainless Steel Cookware Sets. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $300.00 each; Five (5) Cuisinart® Multiclad Pro 12-piece Stainless Steel Cookware Sets ARV: $225.00 each; Five (5) Cuisinart® Contour 13-piece Stainless Steel Cookware Sets, ARV: $150.00 each; Twenty Five (25) Cuisinart® 15-piece Stainless Steel Cutlery Sets, ARV: $50.00 each; Fifty (50) $100 Visa® Pre-paid Debit Cards; One Hundred (100) $50 Visa® Pre-paid Debit Cards; One Hundred (100) $25 Visa® Pre-paid Debit Cards; Fifteen (15) $250 Grocery Retailer Gift Cards; Fifty (50) $100 Grocery Retailer Gift Cards; One Hundred (100) $50 Grocery Retailer Gift Cards; Two Hundred Fifty (250) $25 Grocery Retailer Gift Cards; Five Hundred (500) $10 Grocery Retailer Gift Cards; One Thousand (1,000) coupons each valid for one (1) Barilla Pasta product (up to $3.99 max. retail value) and One Thousand (1,000) coupons each valid for one (1) Barilla Pasta Sauce product (up to $3.99 max. retail value). Total ARV of all Game Prizes: $49,205.00. Any difference between any ARV and the actual value of a prize will not be awarded. Game prizes will be randomly time seeded throughout the Promotion Period and the first player to complete a game play on or after a winning time will be deemed the potential winner for the corresponding prize. Odds of winning a Game prize will be determined by the number of Game plays and the time at which the Game play is received. Allow 6-8 weeks for shipment of prizes from verification date. Use of any debit/gift card prize will be subject to the terms and conditions set by the issuer of the applicable card. Exact grocery retailer gift card type will be chosen at Sponsor’s discretion. HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES: Upon completion of a Game play you will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. All Sweepstakes entries must be received during the Promotion Period. Odds of winning the Sweepstakes Grand Prize will be determined by the number of eligible Sweepstakes entries received.Automated methods of entry, including entry via unauthorized third party websites, are prohibited. Released Parties, as defined below are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, incomplete, inaccurate, delayed or misdirected entries, and all such entries will be void. Released Parties also not responsible for computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures or delays in computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature that may limit participation or for lost, late, damaged, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, delayed or misdirected entries or undeliverable requests for a Game play and all such entries will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.SWEEPSTAKES RANDOM DRAWING/PRIZE: On or about 12/4/18, a random drawing will be conducted by a representative of Administrator, an independent judging organization, to select one (1) potential winner from all eligible Sweepstakes entries received, to award: One (1) Grand Prize: a $1,000.00 Visa® Pre-paid Debit Card. Total ARV of all Game and Sweepstakes prizes awarded in the Promotion is $50,205.00.SWEEPSTAKES WINNER NOTIFICATION/VERIFICATION: Potential Grand Prize Winner will be notified by email at the address used when playing the Game. Potential winner must respond to such email with the requested information within 72 hours of date notified or the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. Potential Grand Prize winner will be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of eligibility, liability release and (where lawful) a publicity release and an IRS Form W9. Noncompliance by date specified for the return of the documents, or return of these documents or any prize or prize notification as undeliverable, will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of email address.Please see the privacy policy located at www.Barilla.com/en-us/privacy-policy for details of Sponsor’s policy regarding the use of personal information collected in connection with this Promotion. If you are selected as a winner, your information may also be included in a publicly-available list of winners.PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: No substitution, assignment or transfer of prize permitted by any winner. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion if an advertised prize or portion thereof becomes unavailable. All federal, state and local taxes and any other costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of any prize not specified herein are the sole responsibility of each winner. All prize details specified herein, including without limitation the brand, size, color, version, etc. shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Actual prize may vary from that depicted in advertising materials. Each winner acknowledges that Released Parties (as defined below) have not made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose. Any and all warranties and/or guarantees on a prize (if any) are subject to the respective manufacturers’ terms therefore, and winners agree to look solely to such manufacturers for any such warranty and/or guarantee.GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating in and/or accepting a prize in this Promotion, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for any printing or other errors in any Promotion related material. Released Parties are not responsible for mechanical, technical, human or other errors relating to or in connection with the Promotion, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Game or Sweepstakes, the processing of game plays/entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Promotion-related materials. Should any portion of the Promotion be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness, or submission of Game plays/Sweepstakes entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Promotion and, in the event of termination, award no further Game prizes and select the potential Sweepstakes winner in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to such action.Entry into this promotion and/or acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s agreement (and agreement to confirm in this grant in writing, if requested) and permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use winner’s name/likeness, photograph and limited biographical information for advertising and trade purposes in any and all media worldwide without limitation and without further notice or compensation, unless prohibited by law. By participating and/or accepting a prize (if applicable), Promotion entrants agree to release and forever discharge, hold harmless and covenant not to sue Sponsor, Administrator, Facebook and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, agents and promotion and advertising agencies and the employees, directors and officers of each of the foregoing entities (collectively, the “Released Parties”), from and against any and all claims, demands, damages, losses and liabilities, of any nature whatsoever, which they may now or hereafter assert, including but not limited to, claims for injury, death, damages, or illness arising out of or relating to or claimed to be arising out of or relating to participation in the Promotion, prize acceptance (if applicable), or the use or misuse of any prize (if applicable) or participation in any prize-related activity (if applicable) or while preparing for or traveling to any prize-related activity. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY, PROSECUTE AND SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. By entering, entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Illinois; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) to the extent allowed by applicable law, under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, 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. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Illinois or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Illinois. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official 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, the Official 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. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Promotion-related materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. No more than the stated number of Game prizes shall be awarded.WINNERS LIST: For a list of the Game and Sweepstakes winners of prizes over $25.00 in value, send an email to be received by 12/31/18 to: Winners@ASMnet.com and include “Barilla Masters of Pasta Promotion” in the subject line. Names will be sent after winners have been verified and prizes have been awarded.SPONSOR: This Promotion is sponsored solely by Barilla America, Inc., 885 Sunset Ridge Rd., Northbrook, IL 60062.