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DATES OF SWEEPSTAKES: The “Free Cookies for a Year” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on November 15, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on January 15, 2014 (the “Sweepstakes Period”), subject to the entry periods and drawing dates outlined in the “ENTRY PERIODS” section of these official Sweepstakes rules.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are at least 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry (the “Entrant”). Employees and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings or spouse, regardless of where they live, or persons living in same household, whether related or not) of Designed Cookies Inc. (the “Sponsor”), it’s parent companies, divisions, affiliates, contractors, subsidiaries, franchisees, suppliers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes Entities”) are not eligible to participate. Void in Puerto Rico, US territories and possessions located outside the 50 United States and the District of Columbia and where ever else prohibited or restricted by law.
HOW TO ENTER: Visit www.cookiesbydesign.com/winfreecookies.aspx (the “Website”) between 12:00 a.m. ET on the first day and 11:59 p.m. ET on the last day of any Entry Period in the Sweepstakes. Then, complete the official online entry form in its entirety, including your first name, last name, home address, city, state, zip code, and date of birth. Once you have completed the entry form, click on the “submit” button in order to receive one (1) entry into the sweepstakes. You must complete the official entry form and click the “submit” button in order to receive entry into the Sweepstakes. Any Entrant who does not complete the official entry form in its entirety or aborts the entry process before it is complete will not receive an entry. Limit of one (1) entry per person. The maximum number of entries allowed during the Sweepstakes Period is one (1) per person (equivalent to one (1) entry per person. Any attempt by an Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different identities, e-mail addresses, and/or any other methods will void that Entrant’s entry and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the person in whose name the e–mail account is registered. Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning the e-mail addresses or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Potential winner(s) may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries for Entrants. Entries submitted via any other method (i.e. mail entries) other than what is listed in these official Sweepstakes rules will not be eligible. All entries submitted become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, or incomplete entries.
WINNING: There will be three (3) random drawings held on or about January 15, 2014. For each drawing, three (3) grand prize winners will be selected from among all eligible entries received during the respective Entry Period. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. Each of the three (3) random drawings will be conducted under the supervision of the Sponsor, whose decisions are based upon their sole discretion and interpretation of these official Sweepstakes rules and are final and binding in all respects. Potential winners will be notified via certified mail upon completion of each drawing. In addition there will be a person selected each week to win and receive a dozen gourmet cookies
PRIZES: Three (3) prizes of “Cookie Bouquets for a Year”, having an approximate retail value (the “ARV”) of $900.00 will be awarded for each drawing (the “Prize”). Each Prize consists of a cookie bouquet which will be delivered to the Prize winner each month for a period of twelve (12) months, beginning in the month that they are selected as a prize winner. A total of three (3) Grand Prizes will be awarded in the Sweepstakes. The total ARV of all Prizes to be awarded in the Sweepstakes is $2700.00. No prize substitution or cash redemption, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prizes are not transferable prior to award. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize of equal or greater value should Prize become unavailable at any time prior to award. All federal, state, or other taxes (if applicable) are the sole responsibility of the Prize winner. Throughout the Sweepstakes Period, Prizes shall be limited to one (1) per person. No more than the number of Prizes set forth in these official Sweepstakes rules will be awarded. Potential Prize winner(s) consent to the use of his / her name, likeness, biographical information, and voice in advertising worldwide without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. Each Prize winner will receive their prize over the course of a twelve (12) month period, equivalent to twelve (12) gourmet cookies (each a “Dozen”) each month for twelve (12) months. The first dozen will be awarded to each Prize winner in the month that they are selected as the Prize winner and approximately every thirty (30) days thereafter for the duration of the twelve (12) month period.
GENERAL RULES OF PARTICIPATION: By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants (to the fullest extent permitted by law) agree: [a] to abide by and be bound by these rules and decisions of Sponsor which shall be final in all respects relating to the Sweepstakes, including without limitation the interpretation of these rules; [b] to release, discharge indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and each of its respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, shareholders, successors, assigns and agents from and against any claims made by Entrants or any third parties, related in any way to the operation of the Sweepstakes as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Sweepstakes or their acceptance, use or misuse of any Prize; and [c] if a winner, to the use of their name, voice, image and/or likenesses for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes by Sponsor without further compensation (unless prohibited by law) and to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so. Sponsor and each of its respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, shareholders, successors, assigns and agents and shall not be liable for [a] electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction; [b] unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials; [c] technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions; and [d] limitations of any kind or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, incorrect, damaged, misdirected entries or any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted. Sponsor may prohibit an Entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a Prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrants or Sponsor. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. If, for any reason whatsoever, this Sweepstakes, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of infection by computer virus, tampering, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause which, in the Sponsor’s sole judgment, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes and limit entries to those submitted prior to the action taken, or to proceed in such a manner as may be deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
WINNERS LIST/RULES REQUEST: For a list of the winners, please send a self-addressed, stamped, #10 envelope to: “Cookies for a Year Sweepstakes Winner List”, 1865 Summit Avenue, Suite 603, Plano, TX 75074. Requests must be received by January 31, 2014. Full official rules may be viewed at www.cookiesbydesign.com/winfreecookies_rules.aspx.
SPONSOR: Designed Cookies, Inc. 1865 Summit Avenue, Suite 603, Plano, TX 75074. This offer shall not be published without the written permission of the Sponsor.
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