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Bigelow Tea Sweepstakes Rules

OFFICIAL RULES FOR ONE-DAY SWEEPSTAKES

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

HOW TO ENTER  

  1. a) INTERNET: Beginning 11/16/17 at 06:00:00 AM (ET) through 11/16/17 at 11:59:59 PM (ET) (“Promotion Period”),  go to http://www.facebook.com/bigelowtea, comment on the daily prize image during the hours of 06:00:00 AM (ET) and 11:59:59 PM (ET) to enter the One-Day Salted Caramel  Tea Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”).  Registration is free and you can add as many comments and tag as many friends as you wish during this sweepstakes.  If you are a winner, please look for your name on the link that will be posted both in the original update and a “winners” update posted on Facebook as well as the “claim your prize” tab on the Bigelow Tea facebook page.  If you are a winner, you will be asked to provide your name, age, and address (including zip code). You will have 48 hours to claim your prize.

All entries become the property of R.C. Bigelow, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and will not be acknowledged or returned.  Proof of sending or of submission of an entry will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.  Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, or incomplete entries.  Sponsor is not responsible for any change of mailing address, email address, and/or telephone number of entrants.  In the event of a dispute, any Internet entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address and Facebook profile used 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.  Any entrant who attempts to enter online under multiple identities will be disqualified from participation in the Sweepstakes and all entries from that individual will be considered void.

  1. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the United States and Canada who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry.  Employees of R.C. Bigelow, Inc., affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, dealers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate.  Void where prohibited.
  2. RANDOM DRAWING: Fifty (50) winners  will be selected on Friday 11/17/17.  There will be fifty (50) winners total. The winners will be picked by random drawing the day after the prize is shown from among all eligible entries by an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final in all matters relating to this sweepstakes.  The winners will be announced by Facebook update, phone, mail and/or email at Sponsor’s discretion on or about the date of the winner’s selection.  Winner must enter their contact information in order to claim their prize.
  3. PRIZE/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (ARV)/ODDS: One (1) box of Salted Caramel Tea – $2.79 per winner; total value all prizes – $139.50. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.  All applicable federal, state, and local taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winner.  Odds of winning depend on total number of eligible entries received from all methods combined.  Prize winners must claim prize within 48 hours. UNCLAIMED PRIZES WILL NOT BE AWARDED.  All applicable federal, state, and local taxes, if any, on prizes, and any other fees and expenses not specified associated with receipt or use of the prize are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Limit one (1) prize per person, household or address  regardless of how many entries submitted.
  4. GENERAL CONDITIONS:  If prize notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected – provided there is sufficient time remaining before the next contest to award the prize.  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, 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 Sweepstakes 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 promotional purposes without further consideration, review, approval or payment, where allowed by law.  By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules, which are final and binding in all respects.  Sponsor not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer or in administration of the Sweepstakes.
  5. ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS: Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in incorrect collection 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 presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof.  If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the 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 Sweepstakes and select the winners by random drawing from among all eligible entries received by the Sponsor.  Caution: Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes 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 person to the fullest extent of the law.
  6. CONFIDENTIALITY: For information about how R.C. Bigelow, Inc. uses your personal information, please see its privacy policy, located at http://www.bigelowtea.com/Privacy-and-Security.
  7. For the winners’ names, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 1/01/2018 to: Bigelow Tea Sweepstakes, Attn: Winner’s List, Bigelow Tea, 201 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield, CT 06825.  Winner’s list to be available after 11/20/2017.
  8. Sponsor: R.C. Bigelow Inc., 201 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield, CT  06825.