NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE PRIZE IN THIS CONTEST. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
- CONTEST PERIOD:
The Idahoan #MashByMail Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins on December 16, 2019 at 12:01 a.m. Mountain Time (“MT”) and ends on December 31, 2019 at 11:59:59 p.m. MT (“Contest Period”).
The Contest is open to all residents of the United States ages 18 and older. Employees, officers, directors, representatives or agents, as well as those with whom such persons reside, whether related or not, and members of the immediate family (mother, father, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters and spouse, regardless of where they reside) of Idahoan Foods (“Sponsor”), its advertising/promotion/web design agencies, Facebook, Inc. (“Facebook”), Instagram, Inc. (“Instagram”), Twitter, Inc. (“Twitter”), the prize supplier(s) and any entity involved in the development, production, implementation, administration or fulfillment of the Sweepstakes, and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates are not eligible to enter or win.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To participate in this Sweepstakes, entrants must have a valid Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account. Entrants who do not have a Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account can visit facebook.com, instagram.com, or twitter.com (each a “Website”, collectively the “Websites”) and follow the instructions provided to register for a free account. Entrants who wish to participate using a Facebook or Instagram account must set their account to permit public viewing in order for the Sponsor to receive your Entry.
To enter using Facebook during the Contest Period, create a post regarding your experience receiving your #MashByMail free Idahoan Mashed Potatoes sample. You must tag Idahoan’s Facebook page, @idahoanfoods, and include the hashtag #MashByMail. To be eligible, any post must comply with all applicable Facebook Terms and Policies, copies of which are available at the Website.
To enter using Twitter during the Contest Period, use your personal Twitter account to tweet about your experience receiving your #MashByMail free Idahoan Mashed Potatoes sample. You must tag @IdahoanFoods and include the hashtag #MashByMail. To be eligible, your entry must comply with the Twitter Terms of Service and Twitter Rules available at the Website and conform to Twitter’s 280-character limit.
Please note that there are no correct answers.
Each entrant will receive one (1) entry (each an “Entry”, collectively “Entries”) when the entrant submits an Entry in each of the formats described above and in accordance with these Official Rules and Regulations (“Rules”). Any Entry that does not follow one of the above formats as determined by Sponsor will be ineligible for entry in this Contest. Entries must not infringe, misappropriate or violate any third party’s rights, including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, right of publicity, right of privacy or trade secret and not contain any content that is offensive, illegal, obscene or that is otherwise objectionable to Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Each entrant shall indemnify the Released Parties (as hereinafter defined) against any liability for any claims and associated costs that may be brought against them by any third parties with respect to any intellectual or other property rights in the submitted Entry.
- ENTRY SUBMISSION:
There is a limit of one (1) Entry per Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account permitted per day during the Contest Period. You may submit (1) Entry per social media platform for a maximum total of (3) Entries per day. For greater certainty, entrants can only use one (1) Facebook account, one (1) Instagram account, and/or one (1) Twitter account to participate. Each Entry must be original and cannot be a duplicate, in whole or in part, of an Entry previously submitted in this Contest by an entrant. If it is discovered by the Sponsor (using any evidence or other information made available to or otherwise discovered by the Sponsor), that any person has attempted to: (i) obtain more than one (1) Entry per Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter account per day during the Contest Period; and/or (ii) use (or attempt to use) multiple names, identities, accounts, and/or any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s) to enter or otherwise participate in or disrupt this Contest; then said entrant may be disqualified from the Contest in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. The Released Parties are not responsible for late, lost, misdirected, delayed, incomplete or incompatible Entries (all of which are void).
All Entries are subject to verification at any time and for any reason. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification): (a) for the purposes of verifying an individual’s eligibility to participate in this Contest; (b) for the purposes of verifying the eligibility and/or legitimacy of an Entry entered (or purportedly entered) for the purposes of this Contest; and/or (c) for any other reason the Sponsor deems necessary, in its sole and absolute discretion, for the purposes of administering this Contest in accordance with these Rules. Failure to provide such proof to the satisfaction of the Sponsor in a timely manner may result in disqualification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of a valid Entry in this Contest will be the Contest server machine(s).
Twenty-Five (25) prizes are available to be won in the Sweepstakes (“Prize”). The Prize consists of one (1) of each Idahoan Mashed Potato Flavors, one (1) Idahoan Power Bank, one (1) Idahoan Oven Mitt, one (1) Idahoan Measuring Cup Set, and one (1) $25 Visa Gift Card. The total approximate retail value of the Prize is $75.
Prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable, assignable or convertible to cash (except as may be specifically permitted by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion). No substitution except at Sponsor’s option. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to substitute the Prize or any Prize component with a prize or component of equal or greater value without liability. Prize will only be awarded to the individuals whose verifiable Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account, as applicable, is the source of the selected Entry.
- WINNER SELECTION:
On January 6, 2020 at the offices of the Sponsor at 5:00 p.m. MT (the “Selection Date”) a random drawing will be held by the Sponsor to select the potential winner from among all eligible Entries received. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible Entries received.
The Sponsor or its designated representative will make a minimum of two (2) attempts to contact the selected entrant (by private message on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, as applicable) within two (2) business days of the Selection Date. If the selected entrant cannot be contacted within two (2) business days of the Selection Date, or if there is a return of any notification as undeliverable; then said selected entrant may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit all rights to the Prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion and time permitting, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible Entries (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected entrant).
Before being declared CONFIRMED PRIZE winners, the selected entrants will be required to: (a) agrees to the publication or sharing of the winning entry on Idahoan’s social media channels without further notice or compensation. If any of the selected entrants are determined to be in violation of these Rules (all as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); then he/she may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit all rights to the Prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion and time permitting, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible Entries (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected entrant).
- GENERAL CONDITIONS
All Entries become the property of the Sponsor. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. The decisions of the Sponsor with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal, including, without limitation, any decisions regarding the eligibility/disqualification of Entries and/or entrants. By participating in this Contest, entrants agree to be legally bound by the terms and conditions of these Rules. ANYONE DETERMINED TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THESE RULES FOR ANY REASON IS SUBJECT TO DISQUALIFICATION IN THE SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION OF THE SPONSOR AT ANY TIME.
The Released Parties will not be liable for: (i) any failure of a Website during the Contest; (ii) any technical malfunction or other problems relating to the telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; (iii) the failure of any Entry to be received, captured or recorded for any reason, including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website; (iv) any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or other device related to or resulting from participating in the Contest; and/or (v) any combination of the above.
In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an Entry, Entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned a Facebook account by Facebook, an Instagram account by Instagram, or a Twitter account by Twitter. An entrant may be required to provide proof (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification) that he/she is the authorized account holder of the Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account, as applicable, associated with the Entry in question.