Vintage® Making Spirits Bright Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. You must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older to enter this Sweepstakes. Open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam) at the time of entry.
Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Inc.
Name: Vintage® Making Spirits Bright Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”).
Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes begins on Monday, October 12, 2015 at 12:01:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time and ends on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 11:59:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (the “Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.
Who may Enter: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents or the 50 United States and the District of Columbia only, who are age 21 or older as of date of entry, and have a valid driver’s license or U.S. government issued identification, excluding the following classes of persons, who are not eligible to enter:
a. Employees, officers, and directors of Cott Beverages Inc., (“Sponsor”), COHEN-FRIEDBERG ASSOCIATES, LLC Framingham, MA 01702 www.cfapromo.com (“Administrator”), Bensur Creative Marketing Group, Facebook, Inc., each of their respective franchisees, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the design or execution of this promotion (collectively “Released Parties”) and the members of the immediate families or households of any of the above, whether or not related. “Immediate family members” includes, for purposes of this promotion, parents (including in-laws), grandparents, siblings (including step-siblings), children (including step-children), grand children (including step grandchildren) and each of their respective spouses.
b. Individuals who do not have current access to the internet or a valid email address to complete an eligible on-line registration to participate.
Facebook: A) Visit the Sponsor’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/VintageSeltzer and click on the Sweepstakes tab, B) Complete the online entry including casting your vote for your favorite Holiday Drink, C) agree to the Official Rules and submit your entry.
Website: A) Visit the sponsor’s website at www.drinkvintage.com and click on ‘Offers and More’ and then the subpage ‘Holiday Sweepstakes. B) Complete the online entry including casting your vote for your favorite Holiday Drink, C) agree to the Official Rules and submit your entry.
By Mail: You may also enter by mailing a #10 envelope containing a 3” X 5” card with your complete name, address, city, state, zip code, age and telephone number to: Vintage Making Spirits Bright Sweepstakes, PO Box 2312, Framingham, MA 01703-2312. Mail-in entries must be postmarked during the Sweepstakes Period and received by December 11, 2015 and will be entered in to the relevant Sweepstakes drawing in which the entry was received or, if received from November 30, 2015 to December 11, 2015, the last drawing period.
Limit: One entry/vote per person per day regardless of the method selected to enter. Limit one weekly prize per person.
This Sweepstakes will consist of: A) Eight (8) weekly drawings to award five (5) prizes in each drawing. The first of such weekly drawings will be conducted on Monday, October 19, 2015 and the last such drawing to be conducted on Monday, December 14, 2015 and B) One Grand Prize random drawing to be conducted on Monday, December 14, 2015 to award one (1) prize. Entry in the Sweepstakes does not constitute entry into any other promotion, contest or sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the Administrator, whose decisions shall be final and legally binding in all respects.
If you opt to access the Sweepstakes via your wireless mobile device (only available via participating wireless carriers), data rates may apply for each message sent or received from your handset according to the terms and conditions of your service agreement with your wireless carrier. Other charges may apply (such as normal airtime and carrier charges as well as charges for wireless Internet access) and may appear on your mobile phone bill or be deducted from your prepaid account balance. Wireless carriers' rate plans may vary, and you should contact your wireless carrier for more information on messaging rate plans and charges relating to your participation in this Sweepstakes. Mobile device service may not be available in all areas. Check your phone's capabilities for specific instructions. Sponsor is not responsible for any charges.
Entry Notes: All entries are subject to verification and approval by the Sponsor. Entries that do not comply with the Official Rules herein may be disqualified. Any attempted form of entry other than as described herein is void. Sponsor will determine what constitutes a valid entry, in its sole discretion. All materials submitted become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Entries made on another’s behalf by any individuals or other entities, including but not limited to, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes. Tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes is prohibited and any entries deemed by Sponsor, in his sole discretion, to have been submitted in this manner will be void. In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible. By entering, all participants and/or Entrants release the Sponsor, Administrator, and their parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities including, all of their respective shareholders, officers, directors, employees, agents, attorneys, successors and assigns, and furthermore agrees to indemnify them and hold them harmless from and against all third party claims and damages arising out of or in connection with each Entrant's participation and/or entry in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her receipt or use of any Prize awarded in this Sweepstakes.
Sponsor is not responsible for problems downloading or uploading any Sweepstakes-related information to or from the web site or for any other technical malfunctions of electronic equipment, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer hardware or software failures, phone lines, failure of any electronic mail entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, traffic, congestion on the internet or the web site, or any other technical problems related to web site entries including telecommunication miscommunication or failure, and failed, lost, delayed, incomplete, garbled or misdirected communications which may limit an Entrant’s ability to participate in this Sweepstakes.
PRIZES: Only the Prizes listed below will be awarded in this Sweepstakes.
Weekly Sweepstakes Prizes: Each week (8 weeks in all) five (5) winners will each receive a Vintage Prize Pack. Prize Pack includes the following:
Approximate retail value of each Prize Pack is $100.
Sweepstakes Grand Prize (Drawing to be conducted on December 14, 2015).
Approximate value of Grand Prize package is $688.
Each Prize is provided on an “as is” basis, without any warranty of any kind. Prize is non-transferable. Prize may not be redeemed for cash. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize (or portion thereof) of equal or greater value if the advertised Prize (or portion thereof) becomes unavailable for any reason. Prize will not be replaced by Sponsor if lost or stolen. Please allow 4-6 weeks from winner confirmation to receive your Prize.
Prize winner is responsible for any federal, state, and local taxes, if any, gratuities, incidental charges and any other unspecified expenses associated with acceptance or use of the Prize. ODDS: Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Total approximate retail value of all Prizes not to exceed $4,688.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: A random Sweepstakes drawing to be conducted based on the schedule below from all eligible entries received during each entry period.
Entry Begins at 12:01:00 a.m.
Entry Ends at 11:59:59 p.m.
Anticipated Drawing Date:
Number of prizes to be awarded
Grand Prize Drawing
* Mail-in entries must be postmarked by December 6, 2015 and received by December 11, 2015
Conduct of the Sweepstakes and the drawings are under the supervision of the Administrator. Potential prize winners will be notified by phone and/or by email or mail or express mail, whichever is deemed appropriate by the Administrator, using the contact information provided at the time of entry. Sponsor shall have no liability for any potential prize winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by any potential prize winner for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, any potential Prize winner does not respond within seven (7) days of the first notification attempt, or if the Prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential Prize winner, such potential Prize winner will forfeit his or her Prize and an alternate winner will be selected. If any potential Prize winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines a Prize for any reason prior to award, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate Prize winner will be selected. Grand Prize winner shall be required to verify name and address and to execute and return within five (5) days an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release covering eligibility, liability, advertising and publicity, unless prohibited by law. Prize shall not be awarded until all such properly executed forms are returned.
GENERAL PRIZE RESTRICTIONS/CONDITIONS: Prize winner shall be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes (if any), and the reporting consequences thereof. Entrants agree that Released Parties (A) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind including death resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes related activity, or from entrants’ acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any Prize, and (B) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any Prize, including, without limitation, to such Prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.
Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any Prize furnished in connection with the Sweepstakes. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE RELEASED PARTIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE ACCEPTANCE OF ANY PRIZE THAT MAY BE WON. THE RELEASED PARTIES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONDITION, FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY OF ANY OF THE PRIZES. THE RELEASED PARTIES AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO OR THE DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
PUBLICITY RELEASE: Acceptance of any Prize constitutes Prize winner's permission for the Released Parties to use Prize winner's name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and complete address (collectively, the "Attributes"), for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, without further compensation or authorization, (except where prohibited by law), and releases the Released Parties from all claims arising out of the use of such Attributes.
DISQUALIFICATION/FORCE MAJEURE: Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, or postage due submissions or Prize notifications. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. No mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, forged, software-generated or other automated multiple entries will be accepted. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein. In the event an insufficient number of eligible entries are received and/or Sponsor is prevented from awarding Prizes or continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health of other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis (e.g. SARS), order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), then Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select the winner in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances. Only the type and quantity of Prizes described in these Official Rules will be awarded. If, for any reason, more bona fide winners come forward seeking to claim Prizes in excess of the number of each type of Prize set forth in these Official Rules, the winners, or remaining winners, as the case may be, of the advertised number of Prizes available in the Prize category in question may be selected in a random drawing from among all persons making purportedly valid claims for such Prize(s). These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with law by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these 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, these 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.
GOVERNING LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these official rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and the Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the United States, the State of Florida, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions. Entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, this Sweepstakes or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the State of Florida or the appropriate Florida state court; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs, but in no event including attorneys' fees, disbursements or court costs; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental and consequential damages, and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket costs.
WINNERS LIST/OFFICIAL RULES OR WINNERS LIST: To obtain a copy of these Official Rules and/or any legally-required winners list, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Vintage Making Spirits Bright Sweepstakes Winners, PO Box 2312, Framingham, MA 01703-2312. All such requests must be received by 12/21/15.
Sponsor: The Sweepstakes Sponsor is Cott Beverages Inc., 5519 W. Idlewild Avenue, Tampa, FL 33634.
Administrator: This Sweepstakes is administered by COHEN-FRIEDBERG ASSOCIATES, LLC, P.O. Box 2312, Framingham, MA 01703-2312.
The use of any prize manufacturer, name or trademark in connection with any of the prizes is solely for the purpose of describing such prize, and is not intended to suggest any affiliation or sponsorship.