iVillage Kashi Dip Contest Official Rules
December 5, 2011—December 16, 2011
OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
1.PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The Kashi™ TLC™ Pita Crisps Contest (“Contest”) is an online-only recipe Contest hosted by one (1) Sponsor-selected blog website that begins on 12/5/11 at 12:00:00 PM (PT) and ends on 12/16/11 at 11:59:59 PM (PT) (“Contest Period”). The one (1) Blog in this Contest is: iVillage.com (“Participating Blog”).
2.HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Contest, create an original recipe for a dip or spread to be enjoyed with Kashi® TLC® Pita Crisps. The recipe should not involve more than minimal processing meaning that the food should not be subject to more than physical processes (e.g., smoking, roasting, freezing, drying, fermenting or separating ingredients). Recipes must include all natural ingredients only (no artificial or synthetic ingredients, such as added color). Recipes must include exact U.S. measurements and complete directions, with all required ingredients, utensils, preparation, cooking and/or baking times and temperatures, timing, serving sizes and other relevant information. All ingredients used must be readily available. Recipes should not include any brand name products outside the Kashi® family of products, if applicable (but the use of Kashi® brand products in any recipe is not required), should not include alcohol as an ingredient, and should not reference links to other websites for ingredients and/or preparation instructions. Recipes submitted in this Contest should not already appear on the Kashi® website or otherwise have been previously published in any media including cookbooks, magazines or other publications. Once your recipe is completed, send an email that includes your name, age, address, daytime phone number, email address, and your recipe submission to iVillageFood@gmail.com. Limit one (1) entry per person and e-mail address in the Contest. In the event of a dispute regarding entries, any entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry, provided that person meets all eligibility requirements set forth in these Official Rules. “Authorized Account Holder” means the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entrants may not participate with multiple e-mail addresses, nor may entrants use any device or artifice to enter multiple times or as multiple entrants. Any entrant who attempts to enter with multiple e-mail addresses, under multiple identities or uses any other device or artifice to enter multiple times will be disqualified from participation in the Contest and all entries submitted by that entrant will be void. Only entries that comply with these Official Rules are eligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Kashi Company (“Sponsor”). Sponsor is not responsible for any change of mailing address, email address, and/or telephone number of entrants. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify entrants, as determined in its sole discretion, for tampering with the entry process of the Contest and/or undermining the Contest. All entries must be original works, never been previously published or won an award, must not infringe on any third party rights, and may not include content which is offensive, violent, derogatory, sexually suggestive, obscene, defamatory, explicit language or imagery or is otherwise unlawful or inappropriate for publication. By entering the Contest, the entrant gives the Sponsor the right to use, edit, or publish the entry in any form, manner, or media and for any commercial or non-commercial purpose, without further compensation and winner irrevocably assigns and transfers all rights, title and interest in the submission to the Sponsor, and, if required, will sign any documents necessary to transfer copyright and rights of publicity. Winner may have to certify that their entry was original and produced by the entrant and no other person or entity holds rights to entry. Eligible entries may be posted online by the Sponsor in the future for public viewing at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Whether an entry is posted is at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. No automated entry devices, bots and/or other programs and/or software are permitted. No mechanically reproduced, altered, forged, or facsimile entries will be accepted. All entry materials become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
3.ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older as of 12/5/11. Employees of Kashi Company, its parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies (collectively “Promotion Entities”) and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate.
4.JUDGING PROCESS: All entries will be judged for the Participating Blog on or about 12/27/11 by the Sponsor or its designee, the judges in the Contest, whose decisions are final and binding. The entries will be judged based on the following judging criteria: Taste appeal of recipe – 40%; Nutrition quality of recipe – 30% (indicated by minimal processing, use of natural ingredients for optimal nutrition, etc. as outlined in rule #2 above); and Originality of recipe – 30%. The entry that receives the highest score from all entries received from the Participating Blog will be declared the Grand Prize winner. In the event of a tie, the entry with the highest score in “Taste appeal of recipe” category will be declared the winner. Winner will be notified by phone, email and/or mail at Sponsor’s discretion.
5.PRIZE AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (ARV): One (1) Grand Prize – A Six-Month Supply of Kashi® TLC® Pita Crisps (two (2) boxes of product per month – variety of products to be awarded are at Sponsor’s sole discretion), a six-month supply of Tribe hummus products (delivered as one package of four (4) tubs of Tribe hummus, and the remainder in coupons (20 free product coupons), and a one hundred ($100) Whole Foods Gift Certificate (ARV $250). The actual value of the Tribe products depend on the type of products purchased. Gift card is subject to the terms and conditions associated with its use. Unclaimed prize will not be awarded. All applicable federal, state, and local taxes on prize are the sole responsibility of the prize winner.
6.GENERAL: Potential Grand Prize winner will be required to sign and return a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release, and where permitted by law, Publicity Release within fourteen (14) days after first notification attempt. If prize notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. No correspondence will be acknowledged. No cash equivalents, substitutions or transfer of prize permitted except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event that an offered prize is unavailable. Subject to all federal, state and local laws/regulations. Neither Sponsor or Participating Blog, or their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising, promotion agencies nor their employees will have any liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize or participation in the Contest or any prize-related activities. Acceptance of a prize shall be construed as and signify the winner’s agreement and consent that Sponsor may use the winner’s name, voice, likeness and/or prize information, without limitation, for commercial or non-commercial purposes without further consideration, review, approval or payment, where allowed by law. Winner acknowledges that neither Participating Blog, Sponsor nor its agents have made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including, but not limited to, its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose. Any and all warranties and/or guarantees on a prize, if any, are subject to the manufacturers’ terms therefore and winner agrees to look solely to such manufacturers for any such warranty and/or guarantee. By participating in this Contest, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest or in the announcement of the prize.
7.INTERNET: Entries are deemed to be received at the time of receipt by the Sponsor, not at the time of transmission by the entrant. Sponsor and Participating Blog are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, misdirected or illegible entries nor for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor or Participating Blog or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof. If for any reason this Contest is not capable of running as planned, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor or Participating Blog which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest and determine the winner using the judging criteria herein for all eligible entries received up to the point of the action taken by the Sponsor provided that a sufficient number of eligible entries have been received. Caution: Any attempt by an individual to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor and Participating Blog reserve the right to seek damages from any such individual to the fullest extent of the law.
9.WINNER’S LIST: For name of winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 3/15/12 to: Kashi™ TLC™ Pita Crisps Contest, Attn: Winner’s List, P.O. Box 7282, Kalamazoo, MI 49003-7282. Winner’s list to be available after 1/15/12. 10.SPONSOR: Kashi Company, P.O. Box 8557, La Jolla, CA 92038. ®, ™, © 2011 Kashi Co.
iVillage LLC and NBCUniversal Media, LLC are not sponsors of the Contest and are not administering the Contest in any way.