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CAPE COD POTATO CHIPS® “SHOW US YOUR DIP” RECIPE CONTEST

OFFICIAL RULES

 

CAPE COD POTATO CHIPS® CHAMPIONDIP RECIPE CONTEST

 

NO PURCHASE or payment NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE or payment WILL NOT increase An ENTRANT’S chances of winning. OPEN Only TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDer OR THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN ENTRANT’S STATE OF RESIDENCY AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. VOID IN PUERTO RICO, THE UNITED STATES TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS, AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. THIS GIVEAWAY IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH, INSTAGRAM® THE OFFICIAL RULES ARE AVAILABLE AT www.capecodchips.com/smrules.

 

The Cape Cod Potato Chips® Championdip Recipe Contest (the “Giveaway”) is sponsored and administered by S-L Snacks National, LLC, with its principal place of business located at 13515 Ballantyne Corporate Place, Charlotte, NC 28277 (“Sponsor”).

 

  1. ENTRY PERIOD: The Giveaway begins on Friday, March 8, 2018 at 12:00:00 AM ET and ends on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 11:59:59 PM ET (the “Entry Period”). Sponsor’s computer system is the official time-keeping device of the Giveaway.

 

  1. ELIGIBILITY: The Giveaway is open to legal residents currently located in the fifty (50) United States, including the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age and older or the age of majority in their state of residency at the time of entry (if higher than 18) (each, an “Entrant” collectively, the “Entrants”). Employees, officers, directors or agents of Sponsor its affiliates, subsidiaries, parent, and divisions, advertising and promotion agencies, and all others associated with the design, execution, production, development and promotion of the Giveaway, as well as members of their immediate families (which shall be defined as spouse, parents, siblings, children and each of their respective spouses) and household members of each such individual are ineligible to enter. This Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state, municipal and local laws and regulations. Void in Puerto Rico, the United States Territories and Possessions, and elsewhere where prohibited or restricted by law.

 

  1. HOW TO ENTER: During the Entry Period, an Entrant must complete the following steps to enter:

 

(i) Visit Sponsor’s official Instagram page by searching for “capecodchips” (the “Instagram Page”); and (ii) then if Entrant has not already done so, follow Sponsor’s Instagram Page;(iii) Finally, on Entrant’s own Instagram profile, post a photo of Entrant’s favorite homemade dip with the following items in Entrant’s caption to such photo: (a) the dip recipe; (b) the hashtag #ChampionDipGiveaway; and (c) tag @capecodchips in the caption. Failure to comply with Sections (i) through (iii), including subsections (a), (b), and (c) under Section (iii) will invalidate such entry.

 

If an Entrant participates using a mobile device, message and data rates may apply. Entrants should consult their wireless providers’ pricing plans.

 

  1. ENTRIES: Entrants are limited to one (1) entry per person per day. Proof of submitting an entry does not constitute proof of delivery or entry. Entries cannot contain profanity, violence, threatening language, illegal or offensive material, derogatory or defamatory comments, or be inappropriate, indecent or obscene as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Entries must be in keeping with Sponsor’s image, and may not violate the privacy rights or publicity rights of any person or otherwise infringe upon any person’s or entity’s intellectual property, personal or proprietary rights. All non-conforming entries will be disqualified, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to remove any entry posted that Sponsor feels is inappropriate, objectionable and/or inconsistent with the positive image or good will it wishes to promote in the Giveaway. Each Entrant agrees to indemnify, defend and hold Sponsor, its employees, officers, directors and agents (the “Sponsor Indemnitees”) harmless in the event that Entrant’s entry violates any third party intellectual property, publicity or privacy rights. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. If an entry is removed by Sponsor, the entry is automatically disqualified. All entries must comply with the Official Rules and Instagram’s Terms of Use.

 

  1. INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT: Entry requires signing up for an Instagram account if Entrant is a first-time visitor to Instagram. There is no charge for creating such an account.

 

Entrants may create an Instagram account at no cost by logging on to http://instagram.com. Creation of an Instagram account requires an Entrant to agree to Instagram’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, available at http://instagram.com/about/legal/terms/ and http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/, respectively. Due to the way Instagram operates its services, entries from Instagram users with “protected” updates (i.e., Entrant has set its account so that only people the Entrant has approved can view its updates) may not be received, and will not constitute as an Entry into the Giveaway.

 

The Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed by, or associated with Instagram. In entering the Giveaway, Entrant understands that it is providing its information to Sponsor and not to Instagram. Any questions, comments, or complaints regarding this Giveaway shall be directed to Sponsor and not to Instagram.

 

  1. PRIZES: Sponsor will award (5) prize packs, including (1) grand prize. The prize pack shall consist of (i) one bag of each of the following Cape Cod Potato Chips® Waves variety (a) Sea Salt, (b) RF Sea Salt, and (c) White Cheddar Sour Cream; (ii) a custom recipe card; and (iii) a Cape Cod-branded tote bag (each, the “Giveaway Prize”).

 

The grand prize shall include the following items (i) the Giveaway Prize, (ii) a shout out, as developed by Sponsor, on Cape Cod Potato Chips’ Instagram Story; and (iii) a featured recipe spot for Entrant’s dip recipe on the Cape Cod Potato Chips recipe website (the “Grand Prize”). Each Giveaway Prize and Grand Prize’s approximate retail value (“ARV”) is Fifty and No/100 Dollars ($50.00) exclusive of the cost of shipping the Giveaway Prize or Grand Prize to each winner. Prizes will be shipped to confirmed winners via UPS or a comparable carrier within six (6)to eight (8) weeks after confirmation of winners. All prizes are non-transferable. Prizes cannot be sold, transferred or bartered in whole or in part. No prize substitution or exchange will be allowed, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value at its option. Each winner shall be solely responsible for payment of any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes for claiming or using any prize won. All other costs and expenses not expressly set forth herein shall be solely the winner’s responsibility. Sponsor shall not be held responsible for any delays in awarding a prize for any reason. Each prize will only be awarded to a winner whose eligibility has been verified. Sponsor makes no representation to winner as to the fitness or suitability of the prize for any purpose, and Sponsor hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize.

 

  1. SELECTION OF WINNERS; ODDS: Within one (7) days after the end of the Entry Period, Sponsor will select potential winners from among all eligible entries received in order to award the prizes. All responses must conform to these Official Rules to be eligible. Limit 1 prize per person. Odds of winning a prize depend on number of eligible responses received during the Entry Period. Potential winners will be notified using the Instagram account used to enter (either by direct message or responding to the entry) and will be asked to respond to Sponsor via email with contact information (including full name, street address, email, and phone number) and to verify eligibility (by showing driver’s license or other government-issued identification). Each potential winner will have approximately forty-eight (48) hours to respond to the attempt to notify him or her. If (i) Sponsor is blocked from contacting the potential winner due to any privacy settings; (ii) the potential winner is found to be ineligible; (iii) the potential winner cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules; or (iv) prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner will be disqualified and forfeit the prize and Sponsor will select an alternate potential winner from remaining eligible entries received during the Entry Period. Unclaimed prizes may not be awarded.

 

  1. GENERAL: Any attempted form of participation in the Giveaway other than as described herein is void. Entries received from any entrant in excess of the stated limitation will be void. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the Instagram account. If it is discovered that any entrant attempts to receive additional entries in excess of the stated limitation, including, without limitation, if an entrant is found to use multiple Instagram accounts to enter this Giveaway, that Entrant may, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, be disqualified from the Giveaway. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder (determined at the time of entry) of the account used to enter will be deemed to be the Entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an Instagram account. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant found, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, to be tampering with the operation of the Giveaway, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike manner or with the intent to disrupt the normal operation of the Giveaway. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, third party, or like methods to participate in the Giveaway may void any attempted participation effected by such methods and result in the disqualification of the Entrant utilizing the same. CAUTION AND WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE GIVEAWAY OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GIVEAWAY IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of any conflict with any details contained in these Official Rules and any details contained in any promotional materials of the Giveaway (including, but not limited to, point of sale, television and print advertising, promotional packaging, and other promotional media), the details of the Giveaway as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail.

 

  1. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES: Entrant represents and warrant the following: (i) that he/she is the original author and sole owner of or has rights to any and all entry materials posted, uploaded or otherwise submitted; (ii) the entry will not, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, infringe any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or violates any third party rights of publicity or privacy; (iii) the entry is not subject to any actual or threatened litigation or claim; (iv) the entry material is not obscene, offensive, libelous, pornographic, threatening, or abusive, does not contain any illegal content, or is otherwise objectionable, as determined by Sponsor, that would constitute or encourage a criminal offense, or that would otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law.

 

  1. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By entering, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules of the Giveaway and all decisions of Sponsor which are final and binding in all respects. By entering, entrants acknowledge and agree that Sponsor, Instagram and any of their affiliated and subsidiary companies, advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) are not responsible, and shall have no liability, for: (1) entries that contain incomplete or inaccurate information or do not otherwise comply with these Official Rules; (2) entries, prize claims or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged, garbled, misdirected, or otherwise not received by Sponsor or its agents for any reason; (3) any typographical or other error in the printing or advertising of this Giveaway, the administration or execution of this Giveaway, or in the announcement of a prize winner; or (4) any problems or technical malfunctions, or causes beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Giveaway. Except where prohibited by law, by participating in this Giveaway, entrants and winners agree to and hereby waive, release, hold harmless and indemnify the Released Parties from and against: (A) any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever with respect to or in any way arising from the Giveaway and/or use of prize, including, without limitation, property damage, liability for personal injury (including emotional distress), and/or death caused, directly or indirectly, from the awarding, acceptance, possession, use, misuse, loss or misdirection of any prize, and (B) for any claims or causes of action based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be (i) tampering with the entry process or the operation of this Giveaway; or (ii) acting in violation of these Official Rules. If Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that the Giveaway cannot be executed as planned, including but not limited to unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Giveaway, or if the Giveaway is compromised in any way, electronically or otherwise, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the Giveaway, and to award the prize by a random drawing from all eligible entries received prior to the date of cancellation or suspension.

 

  1. DISPUTES: 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 North Carolina, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of North Carolina. If any part of these Official Rules is deemed to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, the balance of the Official Rules shall remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with its terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. Except where prohibited, Entrants agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by a federal or state court located in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 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 (2) 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.

 

  1. PUBLICITY RIGHTS: By participating in the Giveaway and/or accepting a prize, each Entrant agrees to allow Sponsor and its designees the perpetual worldwide right to use and/or publish Entrant’s name, biographical information, photos and/or other likeness, entry comments, and statements, in whole or in part, for promotion, trade, commercial, advertising and publicity purposes, at any time or times, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, without additional compensation or notice to Entrant, or review or approval by winner, except where prohibited by law. Sponsor reserves all rights, including the right to edit, publish, use, adapt, modify, remove or dispose of any entry, proper names, likenesses, and photographs for advertising and promotional purposes in all media (including, but not limited to, the internet) without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.

 

  1. PRIVACY POLICY: Any personal information collected during an Entrant’s participation in the Giveaway will be collected by Sponsor or designee and used by Sponsor, and its affiliates, designees, agents and marketers for purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Giveaway as described in these Official Rules and otherwise in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy as stated athttps://www.capecodchips.com/privacy-policy/.

 

  1. WINNERS LIST: For a list of winners, mail a self-addressed, stamped business envelope to: Winners List, Cape Cod Potato Chips “Show Us Your Dip” Recipe Contest, 13515 Ballantyne Corporate Place, Charlotte, NC 28277. Winners List requests must be received no later than June 20, 2018.

These Official Rules may not be reprinted or republished in whole or in part without the prior written consent of Sponsor. All rights reserved. This Giveaway is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram.