Dr Schar USA – 2023 Celiac Cruise Sweepstakes

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Dr. Schar USA 2023 Celiac Cruise Sweepstakes
Official Sweepstakes Rules
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.
The Dr. Schar USA 2023 Celiac Cruise Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is being conducted by Dr. Schar
USA, Inc., 305 Heron Drive, Swedesboro, New Jersey 08085, Celiac Cruise Inc., and its promotional
agencies and service providers (collectively, the “Sponsors”).
2. Sweepstakes Period and Eligibility. The Sweepstakes begins and entries will be accepted commencing
as of 9:00 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 1, 2023. The Sweepstakes will close and no more entries will be
accepted after Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. EDT (the “Sweepstakes Deadline,” and the
period between May 1 and May 31, 2023 while the Sweepstakes is in effect is referenced herein as the
“Sweepstakes Period”). A random, computer generator drawing to select one (1) Grand Prize Winner
and one (1) First Place Prize Winner (each, a “Prize Winner”) from among all eligible entries received as
of the end of the Sweepstakes Period is anticipated to occur by Sponsors at Sponsor’s offices on or
about June 2, 2023, at or about 3:30 p.m. EDT. Prize Winners will be notified by email and the
verification process commenced promptly thereafter. The verified Prize Winners will be announced via
Instagram (via Instagram live video or other posting) upon completion of the prize notification and
verification process, on or about June 10, 2023.
The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (a
“U.S. Resident”) who are at least 18 years of age at time of entry. Employees and the immediate family
members of Sponsor are not eligible to enter or win. Void in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and
wherever prohibited by law. Limit 1 entry into this Sweepstakes per applicable and eligible U.S.
Resident, and per email address. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable laws.
3. How to Enter. To participate in the Sweepstakes, during the Sweepstakes Period you must (i) be a U.S.
Resident at least 18 years of age, (ii) be eligible to participate, and (iii) properly and fully complete the
Sweepstakes Registration and Entry Form located at www.schar.com/en-us/lp/celiac-cruise-giveaway-
2023, including providing your name, email address, street address, and contact phone number, and
certifying as to your eligibility and agreement to these Official Sweepstakes Rules, at time of entry. The
entry form will also include an optional “Opt-In” to receive new product information and further
promotional materials and communications from Sponsor. As noted above, limit 1 entry per U.S.
Resident and per email address.
By entering, you agree to be bound by these Official Sweepstakes Rules and the decisions of the
Sponsors, which shall be final in each instance. INTERNET ACCESS IS REQUIRED TO ENTER. Entries
without all of the required information provided will be disqualified. In addition, all late, lost, or
otherwise incomplete entries are not considered valid entries and shall be disqualified. Proof of your
submission of entry is not proof of the Sponsors’ receipt and the Sponsors’ designated computer will be
the official record keeping device for all submissions and entries applicable to the Sweepstakes. Any
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attempt at or form of entry other than as expressly specified in these Official Sweepstakes Rules
(including but not limited to submitting multiple entries or automated entry) is strictly prohibited and
may result in disqualification. No correspondence about entry submissions will be answered. No
responsibility is assumed for lost, late, stolen or misdirected mail or entries or any failure or
unavailability of hardware, software, electronic communications or Internet uploading or other
connections. Sponsors are also not responsible for failed, partial or garbled computer transmissions or
for failed transmissions or electronic or device malfunctions of any kind.
4. Sweepstakes Entries and Submissions. Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any entries which
Sponsors, at their sole discretion, determine do not meet the eligibility requirements outlined in these
Official Sweepstakes Rules. If the integrity of the Sweepstakes is compromised in any manner, Sponsors
reserve the right to modify the Sweepstakes and conduct a drawing based on all entries received that
are unaffected by the problem, and/or to terminate this Sweepstakes. Sponsors reserve the right to
disqualify any person who attempts to tamper with this Sweepstakes, to harass or interfere with any
other entrant, or otherwise acts in an inappropriate or unsportsmanlike way, all as determined by
Sponsors in their absolute discretion. Submissions shall be void if they are incomplete or do not comply
strictly with all requirements in these Official Sweepstakes Rules
In no event will any personal information provided to Sponsors in connection with this Sweepstakes be
shared with any third party for independent, third party use. By participating in the Sweepstakes,
entrants agree to all of the terms and conditions of the privacy policies and website terms and
conditions of the Sponsors located on the site associated with the entry URL, which are incorporated
into these Official Sweepstakes Rules by reference as applicable.
5. Prizes. The following prize packages will be awarded to the two (2) selected Prize Winners. Odds of
winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Prizes are
as follows:
Grand Prize: One (1) Caribbean Celiac Cruise, operated by Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines from Miami,
Florida, for Prize Winner and one (1) Guest (must be at least 18 years of age) during the specific week
February 18th- February 25th, 2024 (7 nights). Details and itinerary described at
https://celiaccruise.com/caribbean-feb-2024/. Prize includes one (1) shared, 2-person Balcony Cabin,
food in the general dining room, access to Celiac Cruise venues, access to all Celiac Cruise events,
required gratuities and port taxes/fees, coffee, tea, juices, and standard drinks. Excludes travel to/from
Miami, Florida, any required hotel expenses before and after the Cruise, all excursions and excursion-
related expenses, alcohol, soda, and discretionary tips, all of which will be the sole responsibility of the
Prize Winner and guest. Prize winner will be responsible to contact the Sponsor identified Celiac Cruise
representative for final Cruise booking and confirmation. ARV of Grand Prize package is $2,287.08 for
Cruise + $224.00 of required gratuities and port taxes/ fees (total ARV $2,511.08). Prize Winner is
required to have valid credit card and Prize Winner and guest each must present valid identification. An
initial credit card hold of $100 will be required at check-in on February 18, 2024. All Royal Caribbean
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and Celiac Cruise terms and conditions, policies and requirements apply, and Royal Caribbean and Celia
Cruise are exclusively responsible for provision of the Grand Prize.
First Place Prize: SCHAR-branded product gift basket (Aggregate ARV $100.88) including Double
Chocolate Soft Cookie ($7.99), Artisan Bread White Loaf ($7.49), Artisan Bread Multigrain Loaf ($7.49),
Artisan Bread 10 Grains and Seeds Loaf ($7.49), Ciabatta Rolls ($5.99), Ciabatta Multigrain Rolls ($5.99),
Twin Bars ($4.49), Hazelnut Truffles ($3.99), Honey Grams ($4.99), Chocolate Honey Grams ($4.99), Pizza
Crust ($7.99), Lady Fingers ($6.99), and Tote Bag ($25.00).
Total ARV of all prizes offered in connection with this Sweepstakes is $2,611.96.
Prizes may not be redeemed for cash, substituted or transferred by any Prize winner; however, if any
prize or prize component becomes unavailable or otherwise at Sponsors’ option the Sponsors reserve
the right to unilaterally substitute a prize or prize component of equal or greater value. Taxes and any
other expenses relating to the provided prize are the sole responsibility of Prize Winners, if and as
applicable, and Grand Prize Winner will be responsible to provide valid social security number for
Sponsor’s proper issuance of a 1099 and any other proper tax documentation. You are not an official
Sweepstakes Prize Winner until you are successfully validated, you have received an official notification
of your winning status from the Sponsors, and you have provided all necessary information and
documentation requested by Sponsors, including a signed and returned Affidavit of Eligibility and
Liability Release as referenced below (the “Affidavit”) if and as determined to be necessary by Sponsors.
Subject to Sponsor’s right to cancel or terminate this Sweepstakes, all prizes will be awarded in
connection with this Sweepstakes.
6. Selection and Notification of Winner and Prize Acceptance. Each Sweepstakes Prize Winner will be
selected at random using a computer generator on or about Friday, June 2, 2023 from among all eligible
entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. The selected Prize Winners will be notified by
email and/or by cell phone, and will have a total of two (2) business days to claim their prize and return
the required Affidavit or other documentation, releasing Sponsors from liability and granting Sponsors
the right to identify the Prize Winner (first name, last initial and city/State) in commercial advertising.
Affidavit and other documents returned by fax or electronically will have the same force and effect as
original documents. If such documents are not returned within two (2) business days of the date sent, or
if any prize notification is returned as non-deliverable or any potential Prize Winner is found to be
ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Sweepstakes Rules, disqualification may result and that
winner’s applicable prize will be awarded to a selected alternate. In the event of a dispute as to identity
of any entrant, the actual individual named on the Sweepstakes Entry Form will be deemed to be the
official entrant unless otherwise determined by the Sponsor. Sponsors, their parent and affiliated
companies, and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents, shall not be
responsible for any liability or any injury, loss or damage of any kind to or of any person or property
(including, without limitation, death of any person), arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly,
from the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize, or for participation in this Sweepstakes or any
Sweepstakes-related activity. The Limited Product or Service Warranty that accompanies each
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respective element of the prize awarded will be the sole remedy available to the Prize Winners
regarding the prize that is provided in connection with this Sweepstakes. With respect to the Grand
Prize Winner, all Prize-related issues will be addressed by, and at the sole discretion of, Royal Caribbean
and/or Celiac Cruise Inc. organization.
7. Void Where Prohibited, Disputes and Availability of Official Sweepstakes Rules. The Sweepstakes is
void where prohibited. Disputes relating to the Sweepstakes shall be commenced exclusively within the
state of New Jersey, U.S.A., governed by the laws of the state of New Jersey, U.S.A. without regard to
conflict of law provisions, and will be resolved by binding arbitration before an arbitrator appointed by
the American Arbitration Association, provided that applicable law will be applied in any adjudication or
arbitration proceeding. The Official Sweepstakes Rules will be posted at www.schar.com/en-us/lp/celiac-
cruise-giveaway-2023 at all times during the Sweepstakes Period.
8. Right to Cancel or Suspend Sweepstakes. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running
as planned, including without limitation due to technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control
of Sponsors that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of
the Sweepstakes, Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry
process, who exceeds the limitations on entry, who does not meet the eligibility requirements, and/or to
cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes without liability, and/or to randomly select the
winners from among all valid entries received to date that are unaffected by the problem, if any.
9. Prize Winners. The names of the Sweepstakes Prize Winners will be posted by Sponsors on Instagram,
but may also be obtained by sending a SASE to: Dr. Schar USA 2023 Celiac Cruise Sweepstakes Winner’s
List, Dr. Schar USA, Inc., 305 Heron Drive, Swedesboro, NJ 08085, by October 1, 2023.