Top Chef Junior and Anolon Cookware Holiday Sweepstakes

 

Top Chef Junior and Anolon Cookware Holiday Sweepstakes

Official Rules

November 13, 2018  — November 20, 2018

 

PRELIMINARY INFORMATION:  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void where prohibited. The Top Chef Junior and Anolon Cookware Holiday Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) will begin on November 13, 2018 at 10:00 AM ET and end on November 20, 2018 at 11:59 PM ET (“Sweepstakes Period”).  All times in the Sweepstakes refer to Eastern Time (“ET”). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries (as defined below) received.  Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

 

ELIGIBILITY: Open only to permanent, legal United States (“U.S.”) residents who are physically residing in one (1) of the forty-eight (48) continental United States or the District of Columbia (excluding Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands and other United States territories), and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the start of the Sweepstakes Period. Officers, directors, and employees of Sweepstakes Entities (as defined below), members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or persons living in the same households as these persons (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes.  Sweepstakes Entities, as referenced herein, shall include Children’s Network, LLC d/b/a Universal Kids and NBCUniversal Media, LLC, NBCUniversal Media, LLC, both located at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112, (collectively, “Sponsors”), Meyer Corporation, U.S. d/b/a/ Anolon, One Meyer Plaza, Vallejo, CA 94590 (“Prize Provider”), and each of their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, and their administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Sweepstakes.

 

HOW TO ENTER:  You may enter the Sweepstakes through the following methods:

 

Instagram Entry: During the Sweepstakes Period, follow the Instagram page located at @universalkids (the “Page”), comment on the post announcing the Sweepstakes on the Page that will be posted on or about November 13, 2018 at10:00 AM ET, and tag two (2) friends’ Instagram accounts (“Entry”). If your Instagram account is set to the “Posts are Private” setting, your Instagram Entry may be disqualified and rejected as ineligible for consideration in the Sweepstakes. An Instagram account is required to enter the Sweepstakes via Instagram. If you do not already have an Instagram account, you can go to www.instagram.com to create a free Instagram account. If you choose to submit an Instagram Entry via your web-enabled mobile device, data rates may apply. See your wireless service provider for details on rates and capabilities.

 

Facebook Entry: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit the Universal Kids Facebook page located at https://facebook.com/UniversalKids/ (the “Website”) and comment on the post that will be posted on or about November 13, 2018 at 10:00 AM ET (the “Post”) on the Website, tagging two (2) friends. (“Entry”).

 

The Facebook Entry must be submitted via a “Comment” on the Page or the Post. A Facebook account is required to enter the Sweepstakes via Facebook. If you do not already have a Facebook account, you can go to https://www.facebook.com/ to create a free Facebook account. If you choose to submit a Facebook Entry via your web-enabled mobile device, data rates may apply. See your wireless service provider for details on rates and capabilities.

 

All Entries become the property of the Sponsors and will not be acknowledged.

 

Bonus Entry: Instructions on submitting Bonus Entries will be posted on the Page and the Website. You may receive one (1) bonus entry for liking Anolon’s Facebook page (“Bonus Entry 1”) and one (1) bonus entry for Anolon’s Instagram Account (“Bonus Entry 2”). Bonus Entry 1 and Bonus Entry 2 can only be redeemed one (1) time during the Sweepstakes Period for a total of up to two (2) additional Bonus Entries, for a total of up to three (3) Entries per person during the Sweepstakes Period.

 

Bonus Entry 1 and Bonus Entry 2 will collectively be referenced herein as “Bonus Entry” or “Bonus Entries.”

 

You may enter once during the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple Entries received from any person or email address beyond this limit will void all such additional Entries. Entries must be received before November 20, 2018 at 11:59 PM to be eligible for the Sweepstakes. Sponsors’ computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Sweepstakes.  Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means or by any means that subverts the entry process will be disqualified.  Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, are void and will not be accepted.  In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant who made a potentially winning entry, Sponsors reserve the right to deem that the entry was made by the registered subscriber of the email address submitted at the time of entry.  Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant’s name, Facebook user name, city, state, likeness, image, and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval. 

 

PRIVACY: Entrants will have the opportunity to receive information from Sponsors and selected partners. If, at any time, you no longer wish to receive materials from Sponsors or our partners, please go to our privacy policy, located at https://www.universalkids.com/privacy, or the applicable partner’s privacy policy and follow the procedures indicated.

 

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION:  On or about November 21, 2018, two (2) potential winners (“Winners”, each a “Winner”) will be selected in a random drawing by representatives of Sponsors from all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsors will make two (2) attempts to notify potential Winner(s) by direct message to the winner. Potential Winner(s) must respond with his or her email address within three (3) days. Sponsors may share potential Winner’s name and contact information with Sweepstakes Entities and/or any prize provider, as applicable, if necessary. Potential Winner(s) may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and, except where prohibited, publicity release (collectively, “Sweepstakes Documents”) within three (3) days of such notification.  Noncompliance within this time period will result in disqualification, and, at Sponsors’ sole discretion an alternate potential Winner(s) may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. If potential Winner(s) cannot be reached, if he/she is found to be ineligible, if he/she cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if his/her Prize (as defined below) or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential Winner(s) will be disqualified and time permitting, at Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate potential Winner(s) may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries.  Limit one (1) Prize per family or household.

 

PRIZE:  There will be two (2) prizes awarded (“Prizes”, each a “Prize”). Each Winner will receive one (1) Prize consisting of the following: an Anolon Accolade 10 Piece Cookware Set, which includes aluminum saucepans, a stockpot, skillets, and a covered sauté pan with helper handle. Prize will be awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsors.

 

Estimated Retail Value (“ERV”) of Prize is four hundred ninety-nine dollars ($499).  ERV of all Prizes is nine hundred ninety-eight dollars ($998).  Actual Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize may vary.  Any difference between ERV and ARV will not be awarded.

 

All details of Prize will be determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion.  Sponsors reserve the right to substitute Prize (or portion thereof) with a similar prize (or prize element) of comparable or greater value. All taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize are the sole responsibility of Winner(s). Prize cannot be transferred by Winner(s) or redeemed for cash and is valid only for the items detailed above, with no substitution of Prize by Winner. If Prize is unclaimed within a reasonable time after notification from Sponsors, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion, it will be forfeited, and time permitting, an alternate Winner(s) may be selected from the remaining eligible entries at Sponsors’ sole discretion. 

 

CONDITIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities, Facebook, and each of their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of Prize or any portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (b) to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes and to hereby acknowledge that Released Parties have neither 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 Prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by Prize supplier that are sent along with Prize; (c) if selected as a Winner, to the posting of such entrant’s name on the Page, the Website, and/or  https://www.universalkids.com/giveaway, and the use by Released Parties of such name, voice, image, and/or likeness for publicity, promotional, and advertising purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval, and, upon request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and (d) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Sweepstakes itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsors, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes at Sponsors’ sole discretion.

 

ADDITIONAL TERMS: Sponsors reserve the right to permanently disqualify from any promotion any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules.  Any attempt to deliberately damage the Sweepstakes or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsors, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Sponsors to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsors (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations), or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules.  Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription of entry information; for errors in any promotional or marketing materials or in these Official Rules; for any human or electronic error; or for entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned. Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules).  In the event of cancellation, modification, or suspension, Sponsors reserve the right to select Winner(s) in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension.  Notice of such cancellation, modification, or suspension will be posted on the Page, the Website and at https://www.universalkids.com/giveaway.  Sponsors may prohibit any entrant or potential entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes, if such entrant or potential entrant shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant, Sponsors, or Sponsors’ agents or representatives; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion).  Sponsors reserve the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.

 

DISPUTESThe Sweepstakes is governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be in New York, New York. If THE controversy or claim is not otherwise resolved through direct discussions or mediation, it shall THEN be resolved by FINAL AND binding arbitration administered by JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., in accordance with its Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures or subsequent versions thereof (“JAMS Rules”).  The JAMS Rules for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed, except that the arbitrator shall be experienced and licensed to practice law in new york.  All proceedings brought pursuant to this paragraph will be conducted in the County of new york.  THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.

 

WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: For the names of the Winners, available after November 26, 2018 visit https://www.universalkids.com/giveaway, or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by January 26, 2018 to: Top Chef Junior and Anolon Cookware Holiday Sweepstakes – Diana Rojas, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York NY 10112.

 

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Instagram. Entrants are providing information to Sponsors and not to Facebook or Instagram.