Hormel Planters – Brand Nutty Traditions Sweepstakes

PLANTERS®
Brand Nutty Traditions
Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND
WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility: PLANTERS®
Brand Nutty Traditions (the “Instant Win Game”) is open only to legal
residents of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia) who are at least eighteen
(18) years old (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 (“Sponsor”), Merkle Inc.
(“Administrator”), and their parent and affiliate companies, suppliers as well as the immediate
family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee
are not eligible. The Instant Win Game 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 Instant Win Game. Winning a prize is contingent upon
fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
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 Instant Win Game begins on November 15, 2021 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time
(“ET”) and ends on December 24, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”).
Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this Instant Win Game.
4. How to Enter: During the Promotion Period, visit www.NuttyTraditions.com and complete and
submit the registration form including a valid email address. You automatically will advance to the
Instant Win Game page and receive one (1) Instant Win Game play for that day. Once on the
Instant Win Game page, follow the links and instructions to play the Instant Win Game. The
Instant Win Game results will be instantly displayed. Potential winners of the Instant Win Game
will be provided directions for validation. All potential winners are subject to verification before
any prize will be awarded. Administrator is responsible for the functionality of the Instant Win
Game.
Limit: Each entrant may play one (1) time 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 plays by using multiple/different email addresses, identities,
registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s plays and that entrant may
be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in
disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or
misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any
registration or play, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be
deemed to be the entrant or player. 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. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized
account holder.
5. ALL POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR OR
ADMINISTRATOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS
RELATED TO THE INSTANT WIN GAME. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE,
EVEN IF THE INSTANT WIN GAME SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL
ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY, AND THE POTENTIAL WINNER HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND
ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSOR WILL
NOT ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS
VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY PLAY THAT OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED
FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED A DEFECTIVE PLAY, IS VOID AND WILL NOT BE
HONORED.
6. Prize Selection and Verification of Potential Winners: Two thousand and twenty-nine
(2,029) random, computer-generated winning times, one for each prize listed below, will be
generated during the Promotion Period. If you are the first player to play the Instant Win Game at
or after one of the randomly-generated times, you will be a potential instant winner of the prize
indicated. Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. 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 or fails to provide any requested information within the required
time period (if applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits the prize.
In the event that a potential winner of a prize valued over $25.00 forfeits the prize or is
disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by
random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. There will be three (3) alternate
drawings after which the prize will remain unawarded. Unclaimed prizes valued at or less than
$25.00 will not be awarded.
7. Prizes:
Prize Description Quantity Approximate Retail
Value (“ARV”)
PLANTERS® Dapper Set 100 $54.95
Nuttiest Time of Year Sweater 50 $45.95
Mr. PEANUT® Holiday Lights Sweater 50 $45.95
Mr. PEANUT® Holiday Dancing Sweater 50 $45.95
Mr. PEANUT® Snowman Kit 500 $34.95
BABY NUT Plush 29 $26.95
Scarf 150 $23.95
Mr. PEANUT® Ornament 100 $22.95
Stadium Puzzle 500 $12.95
Mr. PEANUT® Beanie 100 $10.95
PLANTERS® NUTMOBILE Ornament 100 $10.95
Tote Bag 100 $10.95
Mittens 150 $10.95
PLANTERS® Holiday Wrapping Paper 50 $5.95
Odds of winning an Instant Win Game prize depend on the number of Instant Win prizes available
divided by the number of eligible Instant Win Game plays. Limit: One (1) Instant Win Game prize
per person.
For All Prizes: All prize details are determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. No cash
equivalent and all prizes are non-transferable, and no substitution will be made except as
provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize
for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any
reason. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.
Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the Instant Win Game.
TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZES: $48,231.55.
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 at or 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.
8. Release: By receipt of any prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor,
Administrator, and any promotional partners, each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliate, and related
companies, and each of its and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents
(collectively the “Released Parties”) from and against any losses, damages, rights, claim, or
cause of action of any kind arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of participation in
the Instant Win Game or resulting directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use, or
misuse of any prize awarded in connection with the Instant Win Game, including without limitation
personal injury, death, and/or property damage, as well as claims based on publicity rights,
defamation, and/or invasion of privacy.
9. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Instant Win Game constitutes winner’s
consent to Sponsor’s use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, biographical
information, hometown, and state for promotional purposes in any media without further payment
or consideration.
10. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Instant Win Game if
fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity of the Instant Win
Game, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right
to award the prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the
impairment. 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 Instant Win Game, 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 damage any website or undermine
the legitimate operation of the Instant Win Game is 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.
11. 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 Instant Win Game; (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 Instant Win Game; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the
administration of the Instant Win Game or the processing of entries; or (5) 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 Instant Win Game, or receipt, or use of any prize or while traveling to
or from any prize-related activity. 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 Instant Win Game, 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.
12. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and
causes of action arising out of or connected with this Instant Win Game 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 Instant Win Game, 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. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR
EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE
ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. 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 Instant Win Game, 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.
14. Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to the
Sponsor’s Privacy Policy https://www.hormelfoods.com/privacy-policy.
15. Winner List: For a winner list, visit https://bit.ly/3zesH0X. The winner list will be posted after
winner confirmation is complete.
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