THE WALKERS SHORTBREAD Gluten Free Rounds Giveaway PROMOTION

 

OFFICIAL RULES

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER THE PROMOTION.

A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THIS PROMOTION IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED OR ADMINISTERED BY FACEBOOK.

 

  1. Promotion PERIOD: The WALKERS SHORTBREAD Gluten Free Rounds Giveaway  (Promotion) begins at 3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET) on September 14, 2020 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on September 21, 2020 (“Promotion Period). Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Promotion.

  2. ELIGIBILITY: The Promotion is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC, who are 18 years of age or older at time of Entry (defined below). Employees of Walkers Shortbread, Inc. (“Sponsor”), R/West (“Administrator”), their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies (collectively, “Released Parties”), and their immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) and household members of each (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate or win. Void where prohibited by law. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

  3. HOW TO ENTER: During the Promotion Period, locate the entry post posted on 09/14/2020 on either Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/WalkersShortbreadUS/) and follow the instructions in the post description to enter and receive one (1) entry into the Promotion (“Entry”). Entries must be received by 11:59 PM ET on September 21, 2020. Limit one (1) Entry per person/household, per email address throughout the Promotion Period. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant's Entries and that entrant may be disqualified. If you enter using your mobile phone, standard data rates may apply. See your wireless provider for pricing plan details. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means and Entries by any means which subvert the Entry process are void. All Entries become the sole property of the Sponsor.

 

  1. RANDOM DRAWING: Winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about after the Sweepstakes period (7 Days) from among all eligible Entries received. There will be one winner from Facebook entries. Random drawing will be conducted by an Administrator whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible Entries received.

  1. WINNER NOTIFICATION: The Prize winner will be required to confirm his/her mailing address/eligibility via Facebook message within seven (7) days of notification attempt or the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be contacted without further notice. Return of prize notification as undeliverable or if notification is not returned in a timely manner, it may result in disqualification and alternate selection.

 

  1. PRIZES: (3) Boxes of Walkers Gluten Free Rounds will be awarded to 1 random winner from Facebook entries. In no event will more than the stated number of prizes listed in these Official Rules be awarded. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of each winner. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions are permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize (or portion of prize) of equal or greater value, if prize, or portion of prize, becomes unavailable. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. No cash redemption of prizes, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Limit one (1) prize per person.

 

  1. GENERAL RULES: If an entrant submits more than the stated number of Entries permitted, and/or if the Sponsor suspects that an entrant attempted to obtain additional Entries by using multiple email addresses, registrations, identities or any other method, all Entries submitted by the entrant may be declared null and void. Entrants/winners agree to release, discharge and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all liability (including damages caused or claimed to be caused) arising out of participation and/or acceptance/use of prize, and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the judges’ decisions, which are final. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its agencies to use winners’ names and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, including a winners list, unless prohibited by law. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Promotion materials and the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. All material submitted becomes the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the Promotion materials, administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of the prize. NOTICE: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS Promotion IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Not responsible for faulty, incorrect, undeliverable or mistranscribed phone/email transmissions, incorrect announcements of any kind, technical hardware or software failures of any kind including any injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in or experiencing any materials in connection with the Promotion, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user's ability to participate in the Promotion.Sponsor assumes no responsibility for undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering by a user's Internet service provider and/or email client or for insufficient space in user's email account to receive email. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Promotion if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the Promotion; or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration or security of the Promotion as determined by Sponsor/Administrator, in their sole discretion. In the event of termination, a notice will be posted online and the drawing will be conducted from among all eligible Entries received prior to termination. In the event a dispute arises between the entrant and the authorized email account holder regarding specific individual entitled to receive prize, Entry will be declared made by the "authorized email account holder” who must meet all eligibility requirements. “Authorized email account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Entrant may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the entrant is the authorized email account holder of the email address associated with the account/submission. Any damage made to the Website by an entrant will be the responsibility of the entrant and/or the authorized email account holder of the email address submitted at the time of Entry. Proof of submitting Entries will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Any Entries which are suspected of being fraudulent (including those using robotic, automatic, programmed or similar methods of participation) will be disqualified, based on determinations made solely by Sponsor/Administrator. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation as stated herein or with any provision in these Official Rules.

 

  1. DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, Sponsor reserves the right to make all decisions in its sole discretion arising out of or relating to the Promotion, and the decisions by Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to the Promotion. Except where prohibited, you agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with the Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of New York; (b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Promotion, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) notwithstanding the foregoing, you waive the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the United States of America and the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the laws of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than State of New York.

 

  1. PRIVACY: Any personal information that you provide in connection with the Promotion shall be used by Sponsor and Administrator to administer this Promotion, contact entrants, and for the other purposes set forth in the Sponsor’s privacy policy located at https://us.walkersshortbread.com/privacy/. By entering this Promotion, you agree to and accept that privacy policy. If entrant authorizes, by opting in, Sponsor may provide entrant with information relating to products, services and promotions of Sponsor and affiliates of Sponsor.

  2. SPONSOR/ADMINISTRATOR: The Sponsor of the Promotion is Walkers Shortbread Inc. 170 Commerce Drive Hauppauge NY 11788. The Administrator of the Promotion is R/West 321 NE Couch St., Suite 401, Portland, OR 97232.

 

  1. WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by October 31, 2020, to: WALKERS SHORTBREAD Gluten Free Rounds Giveaway, c/o R/West, 321 NE Couch St., Suite 401, Portland, OR 97232. 


Social Promotion Rules 

From time to time sweepstakes (each, a “Promotion”, together the "Promotions") will be conducted on the Walkers Shortbread Facebook page (a “Platform”). These General Social Promotion Rules apply to sweepstakes sponsored by Walkers Shortbread Inc. ("Sponsor") and offered via the Platform. The following information will be supplied to entrants on a per-Promotion basis in a set of per-Promotion terms: (a) entry period(s) and time zone; (b) which action to take in order to enter; (c) entry limits per person/Platform account; and (d) prize descriptions, values and restrictions.

THE PROMOTIONS DESCRIBED HEREIN ARE ONLY OFFERED TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (“D.C.”) WHO ARE EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. YOU MAY NOT ENTER IF YOU ARE NOT EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND/OR NOT A LEGAL RESIDENT OF (AND RESIDING AT THE TIMEOF ENTRY IN) ONE OF 50 UNITED STATES ORD.C. THE PROMOTIONS DESCRIBED HEREIN ARE VOID OUTSIDE THE 50 UNITED STATES AND D.C., AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED.

INTERNET ACCESS AND AN ACTIVE VALID FACEBOOK ACCOUNT ARE REQUIRED.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

Eligibility

Promotions are open to any individual who: (a) is eighteen (18) years of age or older at the date of entry; (b) is a legal resident of (and residing at the time of entry in) one of the 50 United States or D.C.; and (c) has a valid account on Facebook. Entrants who are eighteen (18) years of age or older but have not yet reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence (each, a “Minor”) should seek permission from their parents/legal guardians before participating. The following individuals are NOT eligible to enter or win a prize: employees of Sponsor; employees of a Platform; employees of the parent companies, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, brokers, printers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies of Sponsor or a Platform; employees of any other entities affiliated with the administration of the Promotions (aforementioned individuals and organizations, the “Promotion Parties”); the immediate family members (parent, child, sibling, spouse) of each such employee; and persons living in the same household as each such employee (whether related or not). All determinations of eligibility will be made by Sponsor in its sole discretion, at any time. The Promotions are void outside the 50 United States and D.C., and wherever prohibited.

Agreement: Participation in a Promotion constitutes each entrant’s (and if a Minor, such entrant’s parents’/legal guardians’) full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these General Social Promotion Rules, the per-Promotion terms set by Sponsor, and the decisions of the Promotion Parties, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Any entrant may be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion if he/she (and if a Minor, his/her parent/legal guardian) fails to comply with any of the terms of these General Social Promotion Rules or the per-Promotion terms set by Sponsor.

Entry

Occasionally, posts will appear on the Walkers Shortbread Facebook page, directing you to take an action such as, but not limited to, share a photo on a particular post OR post a piece of content while tagging a particular brand handled or using a specific hashtag. Doing so, in accordance with any applicable per-Promotion terms set by the Sponsor, will enter you in a random drawing to win a particular prize. Alternatively, you may follow the instructions, included in the per-Promotion terms set by the Sponsor, for submitting an Alternative Means of Entry Form, which will enter you in a random drawing to win a particular prize.

Entries and other submitted material become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. All Entries for each Promotion must be received during the applicable entry period. Entries submitted in excess of stated per-Promotion entry limits will be void. Use of any automated system to enter as determined by Sponsor in its sole judgment is prohibited and will result in disqualification at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated maximum number of entries by using multiple/different Platform accounts, identities, registrations, or logins, or through any other methods, may void all of that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. All terms and conditions of the hosting Platform apply. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same Platform account. In event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Entry, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the natural person who is the “authorized account holder” assigned by the Platform to the Platform account in question.

Entry Requirements/Conduct

By submitting an Entry, you represent and warrant that your Entry: (a) is not sexually explicit or suggestive, violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic, nor does it describe any materially dangerous activity; (b) does not promote illegal drugs or firearms (or the use of any of the foregoing), or any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message;(c) is not obscene or offensive, nor does it endorse any form of hate or hate group; (d) does not defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor or its products, or other people, products or companies; (e) does not contain trademarks or logos owned by others (except trademarks and logos owned by Sponsor), or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind (other than those owned by Sponsor); (f) does not otherwise infringe any third party’s intellectual property or privacy rights, or contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, e-mail addresses or street addresses; (g) does not contain copyrighted materials owned by others; (h)does not contain materials embodying the names, likenesses, photographs, or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead, without such person’s explicit advance permission; and (i) does not depict, and cannot itself, be in violation of any law. Sponsor's determination as to whether any Entry potentially violates the rights of any third party is final. In Sponsor’s sole discretion, Entries that do not include all required information and do not adhere to the foregoing and following requirements will be considered void.

Winner Determination/Odds of Winning: Winner(s) will be determined at the time stated in the particular per-Promotion terms. Unless otherwise stated in the per-Promotion terms, winner(s) will be chosen via random drawing from among all eligible Entries received for that Promotion (or entry period, as applicable), and odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible Entries received for that Promotion (or entry period, as applicable).

Winner Notification

Each potential winner will first be notified via Platform or by email if he/she entered via the Alternative Means of Entry Form. To claim a prize, each potential winner will be required to respond within forty-eight (48) hours after transmission of the aforementioned message and provide his/her full name, email address, physical mailing address, date of birth, and phone number. Subsequently, each winner will receive additional prize claim instructions by mail and/or email and may be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release, and where lawful, a Publicity Release. All requested documents must be returned to Sponsor by the date specified in winner’s notification email/letter. Any prize details not specified will be determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. Prizes are not transferable or refundable and must be accepted as awarded. No other substitutions may be made, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize (or component thereof) with another prize (or component thereof) of equal or greater value if the prize is not available for any reason as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. Winners are solely responsible for all applicable federal, state, and local taxes and for any expenses, costs or fees associated with acceptance and/or use of prizes not specified by Sponsor as being included. Limit one prize per entrant, per Promotion. At the sole discretion of the Sponsor, disqualification, prize forfeiture and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following: (a) a potential winner’s failure to respond to initial notification via the Platform within forty-eight (48) hours after its transmission; (b) the failure of notification due to deactivation of the potential winner’s Platform account prior to receipt of notification; (c) potential winner’s failure to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof of age, identity and residency; (d) potential winner’s failure to complete and return required documents by the date specified in winner’s notification email/letter; and (e) any other non-compliance with these General Social Promotion Rules or the specific terms of a Promotion.

General Conditions

In the event that the operation, security, or administration of a Promotion is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problem, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend a Promotion to address the impairment and then resume a Promotion in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these General Social Promotion Rules; (b) award prizes according to the specific Promotion details from among the eligible Entries received up to the time of the impairment; or (c) to proceed in such a manner as may be deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If, due to a human, typographical, mechanical or other error, the number of potential winners notified is greater than the listed number of prizes at any level, such listed number of prizes will be awarded in a random drawing from among all eligible entrants who submit a legitimate prize claim for that level. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of a Promotion or to be acting in violation of these General Social Promotion Rules or in an un-sportsman like or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of a Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these General Social Promotion Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Release And Limitations Of Liability

By participating in a Promotion, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, Platform, their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, brokers, printers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies, and any other entities affiliated with the administration of the Promotions, together with the respective officers, directors, employees, and agents of each (collectively, the "Releasees") from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in a Promotion or receipt or use/misuse of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a)unauthorized human intervention in a Promotion; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors or any errors made in the advertisement of a Promotion; (d) errors in the administration of a Promotion or the processing of entries; (e) changes to Platform policies and procedures that may interfere with the operation of a Promotion; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in a Promotion or receipt of any prize. Entrants further agree that in any cause of action, the Releasees’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in a Promotion, and in no event shall the Releasees be liable for attorney’s fees. Entrants waive the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. Without limiting the foregoing, a Promotion, all prizes, and all materials provided on or through any Promotion-related website are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold the Releasees harmless from any and all claims, damages, expenses, costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees) and liabilities(including settlements), brought or asserted by any third party against any of the Releasees due to or arising out of your Entry, or your conduct in creating a Entry or otherwise in connection with a Promotion, including but not limited to: claims for trademark infringement; copyright infringement; violation of an individual’s right of publicity or right of privacy; or defamation. 

Publicity

By submitting an Entry, you grant to Sponsor and its affiliated companies the right, except where prohibited bylaw, to use your name, likeness, picture, address (city and state), voice, biographical information, Entry and written or oral statements, for advertising and promotional purposes in promoting or publicizing Sponsor, its affiliated companies, and the products or services of each, in any and all media without limitation as to time or territory, without compensation unless required by law. You shall have no right of approval, no claim to compensation, and no claim (including, without limitation, claims based on invasion of privacy, defamation, or right of publicity) arising out of any use, blurring, alteration, or use in composite form of your name, picture, likeness, address (city and state), biographical information, or Entry.

Privacy

Information submitted in connection with a Promotion will be treated in accordance with these General Social Promotion Rules and Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (as may be amended from time to time), currently located at https://us.walkersshortbread.com/privacy/; provided, that in the event of any conflict between these General Social Promotion Rules and such Privacy Policy, the terms and conditions of these General Social Promotion Rules shall prevail. By entering a Promotion, you agree that Sponsor may share your personal information with the Promotion Parties for the purpose of winner verification and prize fulfillment in the event that you are chosen as a potential winner.

Arbitration/Choice Of Law

Except where prohibited, entrants agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with a Promotion, or any prize awarded, or the determination of the winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the Rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective, and (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering a Promotion 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 General Social Promotion Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and/or Releasees in connection with a Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Florida, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine of any jurisdiction.

Sponsor

Walkers Shortbread Inc. 170 Commerce Drive, Hauppauge, NY 11788

The Promotions are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You are providing your information to Sponsor and not to the Platform.

Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Promotion should be directed to the Sponsor, not the Platform.