Hormel Foods Sales – Planters Brand Nutstalgia Box Giveaway Sweepstakes

PLANTERS® Brand Nutstalgia Box Giveaway
Official Rules
1. Eligibility: PLANTERS® Brand Nutstalgia Box Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal
residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years
of age or older (or nineteen (19) years of age or older for residents of Alabama and Nebraska) at the time
of entry. Employees of Hormel Foods Sales, LLC, Merkle Inc., and their parent and affiliate companies
as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each
such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws
and regulations and is void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional
agreement to these Official Rules. Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions are final and binding in all
matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth
2. Sponsor: Hormel Foods Sales, LLC, 1 Hormel Place, Austin, MN 55912. Administrator: Merkle Inc.,
3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075.
3. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on November 30, 2021 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends
on December 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”). There are four (4) entry periods (each
an “Entry Period”), as outlined below:
Start Date
at 12:00 a.m. ET
End Date
at 11:59 p.m. ET
Drawing Date
Number of Prizes
1 November 30, 2021 December 5, 2021 December 6, 2021 3,500
2 December 6, 2021 December 12, 2021 December 13, 2021 3,000
3 December 13, 2021 December 19, 2021 December 20, 2021 1,000
4 December 20, 2021 December 31, 2021 January 3, 2022 300
Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
4. How to Enter: During the Promotion Period, visit www.NUTstalgia.com and follow the links and
instructions to complete and submit the registration form including a valid email address. You
automatically will receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Entry Period drawing.
Limit: You may receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry per day during the Promotion Period. Multiple
entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more
than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and
logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of
any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a
dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register 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. Each potential winner
may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
Additional Sweepstakes Entries: You may receive additional Sweepstakes entries, as outlined below:
a) Facebook: After you register for the Sweepstakes or log in, follow the links and instructions to
share a message about the Sweepstakes on your Facebook wall. The post will contain a unique
link to the Sweepstakes. If a friend subsequently enters the Sweepstakes through the unique
link, you will receive one (1) additional Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Entry Period
Limit: You may receive one (1) additional entry into the Sweepstakes during the Promotion
Period via this method.
b) Twitter: After you register for the Sweepstakes or log in, follow the links and instructions to share
this Sweepstakes on Twitter by clicking on the link to tweet the prepopulated message and you
will earn one (1) additional Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Entry Period drawing.
Limit: You may receive one (1) additional entry into the Sweepstakes during the Promotion
Period via this method.
5. Prize Drawings: Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the
administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential winners are final and
binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Administrator will randomly select the potential
Sweepstakes winners for the number of prizes listed above in Section 3 from all eligible entries received
during the applicable Entry Period, on or around the dates listed above in Section 3. Non-winning Entry
Periods entries will carry over into any subsequent Entry Period. The potential winners will be notified by
email or phone. Potential winners may be required to provide their name, home mailing address (P.O.
Boxes may not be permitted), and date of birth to confirm eligibility and for purposes of prize fulfillment
within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim the prize. If a potential
winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the Declaration or provide any other
requested information within the required time period (if applicable), or the prize is returned as
undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize. Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance
with these Official Rules. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason or forfeits the
prize, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all
remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain
6. Prizes: SEVEN THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED (7,800) GRAND PRIZES: A 80’s themed holiday gift
box. All items are determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of a
prize: $200.00.
For All Prizes: Available prizes will be provided as stated in the Promotion offer. All Prizes must be
accepted as awarded, and are awarded “AS IS” with no warranty, representation or guarantee, express or
implied, in fact or in law, made by Sponsor or for which Sponsor shall be liable, including, without
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. No substitution, assignment or transfer of a prize is permitted, except
by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of greater or equal value.
Winner is solely responsible for any and all costs, fees, taxes and expenses associated with prize award,
receipt and use, including, without limitation, all federal, state and local taxes on the prize. For prizes
valued over $600, prize winner will be issued an IRS Form 1099 for the retail value of the prize. If
potential winner does not wish to accept the prize, an alternate winner may be selected at random from
the pool of eligible entrants. All details of the prize not set forth herein will be determined by Sponsor in its
sole discretion. All entrants and Entries are subject to verification prior to the awarding of a prize, as are
the eligibility, age and other claims of information provided by a potential prize winner. Odds of winning a
prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the applicable Entry Period. Limit: one (1)
prize per person. Total ARV of all prizes: $1,560,000.
7. Release: By receipt of any prize, winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator,
Twitter, Inc., Facebook, Inc., and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors,
advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and
each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from
and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage
to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any
8. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes each winner’s consent
to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or
hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or
9. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, if
any fraud, technical failures, human error, or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of
the Sweepstakes, or any event or cause beyond Sponsor’s control (e.g. events such as natural
calamities, national emergencies, wide spread illnesses, declarations of war, acts of God, acts of
terrorism) interferes with any aspect of the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to fulfillment of the
prize(s), as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor, in its sole discretion,
may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of
discontinuance and may modify the prizes offered herein. 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 the Official Rules of this 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. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a
waiver of that provision.
10. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties 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; (5)
late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) 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 entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been
erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in
the Sweepstakes, if it is possible. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event
that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated
number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the
right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded,
eligible prize claims.
11. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes
of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved
individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court
for the Eastern District of Michigan (Southern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in
Oakland County, Michigan; (2) 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 (3) 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, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in
connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of
the State of Michigan without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the
State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any
jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.
12. Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy
Policy https://www.hormelfoods.com/privacy-policy.
13. Winner List: For a winner list, visit https://bit.ly/3DWmY2o. The winner list will be posted after
winner confirmation is complete.
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