MARTIN’S “NEW YEAR, NEW GEAR” SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN NOR WILL ONE INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. BY ENTERING, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH SHALL BE FINAL IN ALL RESPECTS.
Martin’s “New Year, New Gear” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe, Inc. (the “Sponsor”). The Sweepstakes are open to all legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia and who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant. Sponsor’s employees and their immediate family and household members are not eligible.
How to Enter
To enter the Sweepstakes, (1) comment on the “New Year, New Gear” post on Martin’s Facebook page or (2) obtain an entry form by emailing the Sponsor at email@example.com and return the completed form to the Sponsor at the same email address. Multiple entries are permitted. Submissions that do not adhere to these Official Rules as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion will be considered void.
All entries must be submitted beginning Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 8:00 am ET and ending Sunday, January 7, 2017 at midnight ET.
Sponsor reserves the right to extend or shorten the submission period at its sole discretion.
How to Win
Subject to the other terms and conditions of these Official Rules, five randomly selected eligible entrants will win. (No entrant may win more than one prize.)
Each of the first four winners will select and receive one of the following Martin’s branded items:
- Martin’s red and yellow beanie,
- Martin’s baseball cap,
- Martin’s drawstring bag, or
- Martin’s backpack.
The fifth winner will receive a Martin’s branded North End sport fleece jacket.
The retail value of the prize for each of the first four winners is approximately $20.00. The retail value of the prize for the fifth winner is approximately $100. Each prize is non-transferable. No substitution of a prize is permitted.
Terms and conditions may apply. Any and all taxes and other costs and expenses associated with the acceptance, receipt, and/or use of each prize are solely the responsibility of the prize winner.
Sponsor will notify the potential Sweepstakes winners via Facebook after the close of the submission period with instructions for claiming their respective prizes. Each entrant is responsible for monitoring his or her social media post for the prize announcement and any other communications related to the Sweepstakes. If a potential winner does not respond to Sponsor within 24 hours after notification, he or she shall forfeit the prize and another random drawing will take place to select the prize recipient.
Additional Terms and Conditions
Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend, or amend the Sweepstakes without notice for any reason, including, without limitation, if Sponsor determines that the Sweepstakes cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, technical failure, or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper play of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant Sponsor deems to be (i) tampering or attempting to tamper with the operation of the Sweepstakes, (ii) violating these Official Rules, (iii) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person, (iv) engaging in fraud, dishonesty, or illegal activity, and/or (v) giving false or misleading information to Sponsor.
Sponsor, its subsidiary companies, administrator, advertising and promotional agencies, and all their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents (the “Sponsor Parties”) are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting or these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize. Neither the Sponsor Parties nor any network or service providers are responsible for any human error, technical malfunction, incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure, or malfunction of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, the inability to access any website or online service, lost or delayed data transmission, or any other error, human or otherwise.
Indemnification and Limitations of Liability
By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to release, indemnify, and hold harmless the Sponsor Parties from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, injuries, or costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or resulting from your participation in the Sweepstakes or your acceptance, use, or misuse of any prize that may be won. IN NO EVENT WILL ANY OF THE SPONSOR PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RESULTING FROM YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES OR YOUR ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE THAT MAY BE WON. The Sponsor Parties do not make any warranties, express or implied, as to the condition, fitness, or merchantability of the prize.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, you grant Sponsor permission to use your name, likeness, comments, and any photos you submit or post for publicity purposes in any medium, without payment of additional consideration and without further notice or opportunity for review, except where prohibited by law.
Privacy and Email Communications
If any provision of these Official Rules or the application of any such provision to any person or circumstance shall be declared to be invalid, unenforceable, or void, such decision shall not have the effect of invalidating or voiding the remainder of these Official Rules, it being the intent and agreement of the parties that these Official Rules shall be deemed amended by modifying such provision to the extent necessary to render it valid, legal, and enforceable while preserving its intent or, if such modification is not possible, by substituting therefore another provision that is valid, legal, and enforceable so as to materially effectuate Sponsor’s intent.
Governing Law and Venue
The Sweepstakes are governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. All claims relating in any manner to the Sweepstakes or to any submission must be resolved in the federal or state courts located in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. To the extent permitted by law, each party waives all rights to trial by jury in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules.
Any questions regarding these Official Rules or the Sweepstakes should be directed to Sponsor at firstname.lastname@example.org.