NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING. YOU MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY AND A LEGAL RESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. VOID IN UTAH, PUERTO RICO, AND ANYWHERE ELSE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
Eligibility. The Jack Daniel’s “It’s The Thought That Counts: A Celebration of Not-So-Great Gifts” Contest (the “Contest”) is open and offered only to legal residents of the United States (except Utah and Puerto Rico), twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited. Employees, officers, brokers, agents and directors of the Brown-Forman Corporation (“Sponsor”), and each of Sponsor’s subsidiaries and affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, beverage alcohol retailers and wholesalers and their immediate family members or individuals residing in their same household, are not eligible to participate or enter. VOID IN UTAH, PUERTO RICO, AND ANYWHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. By participating in the Contest, each Entrant (defined below) unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these terms and conditions (the “Official Rules”) and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects.
Timing. The Contest entry period begins at 12:00:00 A.M. ET on November 17, 2014 and ends at 11:59:59 P.M. ET on January 6, 2015 (the “Contest Period”). Contest winners will be announced on or around January 16, 2015. Untimely entries will not be accepted or be eligible to win, except as otherwise set forth in these Official Rules. Sponsor’s clock is the official clock of the Contest.
How to Enter. To enter the Contest, visit the Contest website located at JDholiday.com (the “Site”). Then, register on the Site by completing and submitting the official entry form, accepting the terms and conditions of the Official Rules and uploading a Photo of a not so great gift (Theme) , with an optional caption that best captures the sentiment in your Photo (“Caption”). All Photos must be in accordance with the Photo Requirements/Restrictions set forth below in Section 4. Entering one (1) Photo along with the required entry information in compliance with these Official Rules will generate one (1) entry into the Contest, and you will be deemed an “Entrant.” After you submit your Photo, you will have the option of sharing your Photo on social media networks, such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Posting a Photo on a social media network is not a condition for entry. Once a Photo has been submitted, it cannot be modified by Entrant. LIMIT: ONE (1) ENTRY PER ENTRANT PER DAY. In participating in the Contest, you agree to comply with the terms and conditions of the Site and any social media networks (if applicable).
Photo Requirements/Restrictions. All entries must comply with the following minimum guidelines to be eligible:
DATA RATES MAY APPLY IF YOU USE A MOBILE PHONE/DEVICE IN CONJUNCTION WITH PARTICIPATION IN CONTEST (AS APPLICABLE). WIRELESS INTERNET SERVICE MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE IN ALL AREAS.
Photo Contest. Eligible Photos will be placed on the “It’s The Thought That Counts” photo gallery available on the Site (“Photo Gallery”). An entry that is deemed not eligible for any reason at the sole opinion of the Sponsor may be removed from the Photo Gallery and will not be part of this Contest. By submitting a Photo, you acknowledge and agree that your Photo entries may be placed on the Photo Gallery, but that Sponsor has no obligation to post your Photo to the Photo Gallery. Once on the Photo Gallery, an eligible Photo may be voted on by visitors to the Photo Gallery. If an Entry becomes ineligible after being placed on the Photo Gallery all votes will become void at the time the entry becomes ineligible.
Voting. Visit the Site to find the Photo Gallery and to vote for your favorite Photo. Voting will open on or around December 10, 2014 and close on or around January 6, 2015. Voters must be at least twenty-one (21) years old. You will not be required to register in order to vote but you may be required to provide verification of your age. Limit one (1) vote per entry per day. There is no prize or award for voting.
Winner Selection. The winner selection process will take place in two phases. First, there will be a popular voting phase in which all eligible Photos will be subject to a popular vote on the Site from which the top one hundred (100) entries with the highest amount of votes will advance as finalists to the second phase. In the second phase, a panel of judges will select five (5) potential winners from the one hundred (100) finalists according to the criteria below, as determined by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to select up to two (2) additional finalists in its sole discretion. Sponsor and judges reserve the right to review all entries either before or after they have been posted and reserve the right in their sole and absolute discretion to reject, remove and/or delete any photo from the Photo Gallery (along with disqualifying the Entrant). Sponsor and judges have no obligation to post any photos to the Photo Gallery. The decisions made by the judges and/or Sponsor are final. Each finalist entry will be reviewed by the judges, who will score all entries based on the following criteria:
In the event of a tie for a winning Photo, the Photo with the highest score in the incorporation of the “Relevance to the Theme” category, will be deemed the potential winner. In the event that there is still a tie, Sponsor will have an alternate judge review and judge the tied Photos to break the tie. Sponsor reserves the right to not select a winner if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Photos. An entry that is late, misdirected, not received due to technical malfunction or error or illegible is not eligible.
Winner Notification. There will be (5) five potential winners who will be notified on or around January 13, 2015. Each potential winner will be notified via the email address or phone number provided upon entry into the Contest. In the event that the potential winner does not respond to any such notification within forty-eight (48) hours from the date of notification, a disqualification may result, and the prize may be forfeited. In such event, the Entrant with the next highest score, as determined by the judging panel, may be named as the alternate potential winner. Potential winners are subject to verification and compliance with the Official Rules.
Prize. There are five (5) Prizes. Prize consists of (1) Jack Daniel’s Hand-Made Decorative Sled (“Sled”) (Approximate Retail Value of each Sled: $999). Receipt of the Sled is conditional upon the winner’s compliance with these Official Rules and the timely submission of the notarized Affidavit and Release as set forth in Section 10 herein. Beverage alcohol is not a part of the Contest prize. All Federal state and local taxes on the Prize (if applicable) are the sole responsibility of Prize winner. All other expenses not specifically included are the responsibility of the winner. No substitution or transfer of prizes permitted. Sled cannot be redeemed for cash value. Sponsor is not responsible for any care or upkeep associated with the Sled or replacement of the Sled should damage occur.
Prize Conditions. BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS CONTENT AND ACCEPTING THE SLED, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE SLED IS INTENDED TO BE USED SOLELY AS A COLLECTOR’S ITEM AND FOR DECORATIVE PURPOSES. THE SLED IS NOT INTENDED FOR SLEDDING OR FOR ANY OTHER PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. As a condition of accepting the Sled, the winners must release Sponsor from any all liability claims, action or proceedings arising out of or for injuries, death, or damages sustained while involved in connection with the receipt or use of the Sled. Winners also consent to the use by Sponsor for promotional purposes in connection with this promotion, of his or her name and/or likeness and/or voice without further compensation. Potential winners will be required to complete and return to Sponsor an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability and Publicity Agreement (collectively, “Release”) within forty-eight (48) hours from the time the notice or attempted notice is sent. If any attempted notification or prize winning is returned as undeliverable, or if the potential winner fails to complete and return any required Release within the specified time period, the potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. Winner may be required to produce government-issued identification. If the Release is not returned or is not properly completed within forty-eight (48) hours from when the notification is sent, the potential winner may have waived any claim to the prize and an alternate winner may be selected.
Entrant Representations. By entering the Contest, Entrant warrants and represents that: (a) the photo is a photo of an actual gift that was received (b) the Photo does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, property, privacy, publicity, intellectual property or other legal or moral rights of any person or entity; (c) Entrants, properties, business establishments, and any third parties appearing or who are otherwise identifiable in the Photo consent to the submission and the use of the Photo; (d) Entrant has obtained written permission from any third party or property or business establishment appearing in the Photo; (e) Entrant owns all rights to the Photo, including without limitation, copyrights, or has received prior written permission from a third party if any Photo was photographed by someone other than Entrant; and (f) Entrant will indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and its designees and related entities, agents and assigns from any claims and damages (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising from or relating to the breach or alleged breach of your representations and warranties herein, the use or misuse of the Sled, the Photo, or Entrants’ conduct in creating the Photo or otherwise in connection with this Contest.
Ownership and Publicity. As between Entrant and Sponsor, Entrant owns the Photo provided in connection with the Contest. By participating in this Contest and providing a Photo, Entrant grants Sponsor and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and licensees a royalty-free, unconditional, irrevocable, and perpetual right, license and consent, without any compensation, consideration or further notification, to use, edit, reproduce, print, publish, display, transmit, distribute, sell, perform, adapt, enhance, or create derivative works from the Photo, and to use and refer to Entrant, his or her name, likeness, image, distinctive characteristics, city, state, any statements made and prize information, for any purpose, including but not limited to editorial, advertising, trade, commercial, and publicity purposes in any media throughout the world without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. Sponsor shall not incur any liability whatsoever to the extent Sponsor chooses to refrain from any exploitation of its rights hereunder. For the avoidance of doubt, by participating in this Content, Entrant understands and grants to the Sponsor and its designees permission for his/her Photo and other Entrant information to be posted in the Photo Gallery for viewing by visitors to the Site and used in accordance with the Official Rules, if selected as a winner as discussed below. Each winner agrees that the Photo need not be submitted to the winner for any further approval and Sponsor shall be without liability to winner for any distortion or illusionary effect resulting from the publication of the Photo.
Release. By participating in this Contest, Entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges. Entrants, by participating in this Contest, hereby waive and release, and agree to hold harmless the Sponsor and Sponsor’s parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, licensors, advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees and representatives and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against, any and all rights, claims and causes of action whatsoever that they may have, or which may arise, against any of them for any liability for any matter, cause or thing whatsoever, including but not limited to any injury, loss, damage, whether direct, compensatory, incidental or consequential, to person, including death, and/or property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from their acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Sled or their participation in this Contest. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Contest or use of the Sled. Entry in the Contest constitutes permission for the Sponsor and Sponsor’s parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents and licensees to use winner’s or Entrant’s name, likeness, city, state, Photo, statements and/or prize information in connection with the Contest for promotional, advertising, trade and/or other purposes, in perpetuity, worldwide, in any and all media, without further compensation or notification, unless prohibited by law. Sponsor shall not incur any liability whatsoever to the extent Sponsor chooses to refrain from any exploitation of its rights hereunder.
Limitation of Liability. Sponsor and the Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, delayed, incomplete, illegible, mutilated or misdirected entries, entries not received by the entry deadline, or for electronic, network or computer failures or malfunctions, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user’s ability to participate in this Contest, or other hardware, software or technical errors of any kind including any injury or damage to any person’s computer or cell phone related to or resulting from participating in the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest (or any portion thereof) if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the Contest or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper administration of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. If the Contest is so cancelled, judging will be conducted from among all eligible entries received prior to the time of termination. In the event a dispute arises regarding a specific individual entitled to receive a prize, entry will be declared made by the “authorized e-mail account holder” and any damage made to the Site will also be the responsibility of the authorized e-mail account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized e-mail account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entrant may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that Entrant is the authorized e-mail account holder of the e-mail address associated with the submission. Proof of submitting an entry will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or the like methods of participation will void all entries by such methods. 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.
Disputes. Each Entrant agrees that (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or state court in Kentucky; (b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees and (c) 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 Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrant and the Sponsor in connection with this Contest shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of Kentucky, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions, that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than those of Kentucky.
By entering the Contest, Entrants acknowledge that they are familiar with the provisions of California Civil Code Section 1452, which provides as follows:
A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST BE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.
General Terms. INTERNET CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST 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 OF THE LAW. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Winners’ List. For names of winners of prize, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Dept – Jack Daniel’s – It’s the thought that counts 2014
Red Moon Marketing
4100 Coca-Cola Plaza
Charlotte, NC 28211
Sponsor. Brown-Forman Corporation – 850 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, KY 40210.
Your Friends at Jack Daniel’s Remind You to Please Drink Responsibly
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Anyone can get a whiskey barrel. But not everyone can get their hands on a Jack Daniel’s “Whiskey Sled” made almost entirely out of used Jack Daniel’s whiskey barrels. Why? Because we’re only making five of them. Each sled is hand-crafted, hand painted, and equipped with a built-in whiskey-holster – the perfect place for the décor conscious whiskey aficionado to store a bottle of Old No. 7. We don’t condone riding the Whiskey Sled. It’s a display piece, after all. Enter your best, bad gift for a chance to win your own.
No Purchase necessary. 21+, open to US residents only. Void where prohibited.
Entry deadline January 6, 2015. See Official Rules for details.
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