VIETRI’s Online Artisan Event SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THIS CONTEST IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR OTHERWISE ASSOCIATED WITH, INSTAGRAM OR FACEBOOK.
1. Eligibility: This giveaway (“Sweepstakes”) is open only to those who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry and legal residents of the United States. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of Vietri, Inc. (“Sponsor”), its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Entrant agrees to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and Entrant represents and warrants that he/she meets the eligibility requirements. In addition, Entrant agrees to accept the decisions of Sponsor as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Sweepstakes.
3. Entry Period for first contest: Entries will be accepted on Instagram and Facebook beginning on Monday, November 13, 2017 at the time Sponsor posts the Sweepstakes post to Instagram and Facebook, and ending Monday, November 13, 2017 at 11:30AM EST.
Entry Period for second contest: Entries will be accepted on Instagram and Facebook beginning on Monday, November 13, 2017 at the time Sponsor posts the Sweepstakes post to Instagram and Facebook, and ending Monday, November 13, 2017 at 2:30PM EST.
4. Methods of Entry: There are two methods of entry for the first Sweepstakes via Instagram.
How to enter first contest:
Entrant must follow Sponsor’s Instagram feed at @vietriinc during the Entry Period and leave a comment or question on Vietri’s Giveaway Sweepstakes Post. Registration with Instagram is required to enter the Sweepstakes. There is no cost to register with Instagram. If you do not have an Instagram account, you can sign up for one either at the app store or at www.instagram.com.
Entrant must follow Sponsor’s Facebook feed at @vietriinc during the Entry Period and leave a comment or question on Vietri’s Giveaway Sweepstakes Post. Registration with Facebook is required to enter the Sweepstakes. There is no cost to register with Facebook. If you do not have a Facebook account, you can sign up for one either at the app store or at www.facebook.com.
There are two methods of entry for the second Sweepstakes via Instagram.
How to enter second contest:
Entrant must follow Sponsor’s Instagram feed at @vietriinc during the Entry Period and tag three (3) or more friends on Vietri’s Giveaway Sweepstakes Post. Registration with Instagram is required to enter the Sweepstakes. There is no cost to register with Instagram. If you do not have an Instagram account, you can sign up for one either at the app store or at www.instagram.com.
Entrant must follow Sponsor’s Facebook feed at @vietriinc during the Entry Period and tag three (3) or more friends on Vietri’s Giveaway Sweepstakes Post. Registration with Facebook is required to enter the Sweepstakes. There is no cost to register with Facebook. If you do not have a Facebook account, you can sign up for one either at the app store or at www.facebook.com.
Entries must be received before the end of the Entry Period and the Sponsor's database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes. Entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Sponsor reserves the right, in addition to those other rights reserved herein, to modify any date(s) or deadline(s) set forth in these Official Rules or otherwise governing the Sweepstakes. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Limit one entry per person. Entrant must provide the information requested and follow the Sweepstakes requirements. Entrant may not enter more than once by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If Entrant uses fraudulent methods or otherwise attempts to circumvent the rules, Entrant’s submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Sponsor.
5. Prize of the first contest: The Winner of the Sweepstakes (the “Winner”) will receive a Lastra Holiday Oval Platter and two Lastra Holiday mugs, all signed by artisan, Stefano Barbieri, with a personalized Italian phrase.
Prize of the second contest: The Winner of the Sweepstakes (the “Winner”) will receive An Old St. Nick Handled Deep Serving Bowl with Popcorn, signed by artisan, Stefano Barbieri, with a personalized Italian phrase.
6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received on Instagram.
7. Winner Selection and Notification: One (1) Winner will be selected from all eligible Instagram entries by random selection under the supervision of Sponsor. Winner will be notified by a post made by the Sponsor “tagging” and “direct messaging” the winner’s Instagram account within two (2) hours of end of Sweepstakes. Winner must respond via private message and then email address providing contact information within 72 hours from notification or an alternate potential winner will be selected. Sponsor shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within [3 days] from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release if required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
8. Rights Granted by Entrant: By entering this Sweepstakes, Entrant understands and agrees that Sponsor, anyone acting on behalf of Sponsor and Sponsor’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, Entrant’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information (if provided) for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. Entrant shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Sponsor from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Sponsor may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
9. Terms & Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Sponsor may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or violates these Terms & Conditions. Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, Entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
11. Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND NORTH CAROLINA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in North Carolina having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees. Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
13. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is VIETRI, Inc., 343 Elizabeth Brady Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278-0460, USA.