Contest

Official Giveaway Rules

 

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING.

Eligibility:  The giveaway is open to legal residents of the United States, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older.  Employees of Sponsors and their family members are prohibited from entering.  Entrants are subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.  Void where prohibited by law.

Sponsor:  The giveaway is sponsored by Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Company USA, Inc. 9520 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115 (“Sponsor”).

Agreement to Official Rules:  By participating in this giveaway (the “Giveaway”), entrants agree to abide by the terms and conditions thereof as established by Sponsor.  Sponsor reserves the right to qualify all submissions and to reject any submissions that do not meet the requirements for participation as established by Sponsor.

Giveaway Period:  The giveaway begins on Friday, October 30, 2015 at 11:00 am ET and ends on November 8, 2015 at 10:30 pm ET (“Giveaway Period”).  Entries received before or after the Giveaway Period are void.  Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Giveaway.

How to Enter:  During the Giveaway Period, you may enter in the following ways, for a total of five (5) entries per person:

1 - Visit the Swiss Water pop up shop located at 300 Lafayette Street in Soho, New York, open daily from 11 am until 10:30 pm during the Giveaway Period and snap a photo at the shop.  Post your photo on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #swisswatergiveaway.  Each uploaded photo will be counted as one (1) “entry” and is subject to the requirements outlined in these Official Rules.

2 – Follow us on Twitter @swisswater.  Retweet one of our messages promoting the pop up experience with the hashtag #swisswatergiveaway. You may only retweet a tweet once, so we encourage you to look for all of our tweets about the pop up shop and retweet up to five of them.  Each retweet will be counted as one (1) “entry” and is subject to the requirements outlined in these Official Rules.

Limit five (5) entries per person regardless of method of entry.  For Instagram entries, before entering the Giveaway, the “Photos Are Private” option in your Instagram account settings must be set to “OFF”.  Photos must be uploaded in accordance with the Instagram Terms of Use (http://instagram.com/about/legal/terms/). For Twitter entries, before entering the Giveaway, your account settings must be set to "unprotected" and/or "public" in order for your tweets to be viewable by Sponsor. Photos and tweets must be uploaded/posted in accordance with the Twitter Terms of Service (https://twitter.com/tos?lang=en).  All Entries must be complete and uploaded/posted before the end of the Giveaway Period to be eligible for the prize drawing.  Anyone found to use multiple accounts to enter will be ineligible.  Use of computer programs and/or other automated devices to enter the Giveaway is prohibited.  Normal Internet access and device usage charges imposed by your on-line service may apply.

Photo entries may not contain profanity, pornographic or sexual content, content promoting the use of illegal drugs, hateful content of any kind (including but not limited to racist, sexist and homophobic content), content that promotes violence or any other offensive, obscene, or inappropriate content as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Entries may also not defame, misrepresent, or contain disparaging remarks about other people or companies, including, but not limited to Sponsor.

Sponsor assumes no responsibility for computer system, hardware, software or program malfunctions or other errors, failures, delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human or technical in nature, or for damaged, lost, late, illegible or misdirected entries; technical, hardware, software, electronic or telephone failures of any kind; lost or unavailable network connections; fraudulent, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions whether caused by Sponsor, the users, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this giveaway; or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of submissions or downloading, that may limit, delay or prevent an entrant’s ability to participate in the Giveaway.

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this Giveaway and award a prize from Entries received up to the time of termination or suspension should virus, bugs or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control, unauthorized human intervention, malfunction, computer problems, phone line or network hardware or software malfunction, which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupt, compromise or materially affect the administration, fairness, security or proper play of the giveaway or proper submission of Entries.  Sponsor is not liable for any loss, injury or damage caused, whether directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from downloading data or otherwise participating in this Giveaway.

Selection of Winner:  The Prize Winner will be selected by a random drawing within 3 days of the closing of the Giveaway Period.  The odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

Notification of Potential Prize Winner:  The Prize Winner will be notified via Instagram Private Message or Twitter Direct Message within 3 days of the selection date.  If the Prize Winner does not acknowledge acceptance of the Prize within 10 business days after being notified that he or she is the Prize Winner, another Prize Winner will be chosen using the same procedure specified above.

Requirements of Prize Winner:  Sponsor may require the Prize Winner to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability and publicity release, wherever lawful, as a precondition to award of the Prize.  If the Prize Winner fails to sign and return the requested documents to Sponsor, that Prize Winner may be disqualified, and the Prize will thereafter be awarded to an alternate Prize Winner from the remaining valid entries using the procedure specified above.

Prize:  The Prize Winner will receive a La Marzocco Linea Mini espresso machine http://home.lamarzoccousa.com/linea-mini. Subject to availability, the Prize Winner will be able to select from one of four colors. The estimated retail value of the Prize is $4495 USD.  Taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the Prize Winner.  Sponsor makes no warranties or disclaimers concerning the Prize beyond those customarily given by the manufacturer of the Prize.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a different Prize of approximately equivalent value in its sole discretion.  The Prize shall be delivered to the Prize Winner at an address designated by the Prize Winner.  The Prize is expected to ship in January 2016.

Privacy:  By submitting an entry, participants acknowledge and agree that any personal information that they provide will be maintained in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which can be found at http://www.swisswater.com/footer/privacy-policy

RELEASE AND PUBLICITY:  ENTRANTS AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, INSTAGRAM , TWITTER AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, PARTNERS, AFFILIATED COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, SUPPLIERS, DISTRIBUTORS, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE GIVEAWAY.  ENTRANTS AGREE THAT NEITHER SPONSOR NOR INSTAGRAM NOT TWITTER IS LIABLE FOR INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM PARTICIPATION IN THIS GIVEAWAY AND ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION AND USE OF ANY PRIZE.  SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY TYPOGRAPHICAL OR OTHER ERROR IN THE PRINTING OF THE OFFER OR ADMINISTRATION OF THE GIVEAWAY OR IN THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE PRIZE.  By receipt of the Prize and by signing an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release, if requested, each Winner consents to the use of his or her name, and address by Sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes, without any additional compensation, except where prohibited.

DISPUTES:  EACH ENTRANT AGREES THAT: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS GIVEAWAY, OR ANY PRIZES AWARDED, SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORTING TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION, PURSUANT TO ARBITRATION CONDUCTED UNDER THE COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION RULES OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION, TO TAKE PLACE IN NEW YORK, NEW YORK; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, INCLUDING COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS GIVEAWAY, 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, 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 ENTRANT AND SPONSOR IN CONNECTION WITH THE GIVEAWAY, SHALL BE GOVERNED BY, AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO ANY CHOICE OF LAW OR CONFLICT OF LAW, RULES OR PROVISIONS (WHETHER OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION) THAT WOULD CAUSE THE APPLICATION OF THE LAWS OF ANY JURISDICTION OTHER THAN THE STATE OF NEW YORK.

INSTAGRAM: YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE GIVEAWAY IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH, INSTAGRAM. ANY INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE IS TO SPONSOR AND NOT TO INSTAGRAM.

TWITTER:  YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE GIVEAWAY IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH, TWITTER. ANY INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE IS TO SPONSOR AND NOT TO TWITTER.

Giveaway Results and Official Rules:  To obtain the identity of the Prize Winner and/or a copy of these Official Rules, [send an email to [info@swisswater.com] -or- send a self-addressed stamped envelope to [Andrea Piccolo], Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Company USA, Inc. 9520 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

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