of Community Sweepstakes
Sweepstakes Name: Krewe of Community Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”).
· Entry Period is scheduled to begin at 11:00:00 am Eastern Time (ET) on 1/6/2021 and ends at 11:59:59 pm (ET) on 1/27/2021 (the “Entry Period”).
Who may Enter: Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are age 18 or older as of date of entry, and have a valid U.S. driver’s license or government issued photo ID, except the following persons who are not eligible to enter or win:
(a) Employees, officers, and directors of Community Coffee Company, L.L.C. (“Sponsor”), Million Dollar Media, LLC (the “Administrator”), and each of the foregoing’s respective franchisees, owners, employees, contractors, parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, retailers, wholesalers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the design or execution of this promotion (collectively, “Released Parties”), owners or employees of liquor-licensed distributors, retailers, wholesalers, and the members of the immediate families or households, whether or not related, of any of the above. “Immediate family members” includes, for purposes of this promotion, parents (including in-laws), grandparents, siblings (including step-siblings), children (including step-children), grand children (including step grand children) and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside.
How to Enter – Two Ways:
By participating and submitting an Entry, contestant agrees that Sponsor and its designated parties are authorized to contact entrant via email, mail, phone or any other form of media to make contestant aware of information pertinent to the Sweepstakes, and to distribute information regarding the Sponsor’s featured products, special events or future contests, promotions or offers. Contestants may opt-out of any further email communication at any time by simply replying REMOVE to any email message or following the provided opt-out instructions.
Additional Submission Requirements: Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to disqualify any submission for any reason that it considers to not be appropriate for the Sweepstakes. Submission restrictions consist of the following requirements:
· not use any name, likeness, photograph/image, or any other identifying element, in whole or in part, of any person, living or dead, without permission;
· not be subject to any third-party agreement or require payment or incurrence of any sums to obtain further permissions of any person or entity as a result of its use or exploitation of the idea or rights therein or portions, or modified versions or derivative works thereof;
· except as relates to the sponsoring brands or approved partners, not include trademarks, logos, or copyrighted material not owned by Entrant or material that is used without permission (including but not limited to company names, photographs, works of art, or images published on any media) or that otherwise infringes or violates the rights of any third party (including but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, logos, contract and licensing rights, rights of publicity or privacy, moral rights (i.e., “droit morale”), or any other intellectual property rights);
· not feature, refer to, or mention any companies or brands in competition with Sponsor;
· not be considered harmful to minors in any way;
· not contain description or images of nudity, inappropriate, indecent, sexually explicit, pornographic, or obscene content, names or images (which shall be determined by Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion);
· not contain any political or politically themed or motivated messages, statements, or images;
· not defame, slander, libel, misrepresent, or contain disparaging remarks or any other content that could adversely affect the name, reputation, or goodwill/business reputation of Sponsor or any other individuals and/or entities affiliated or associated with Sponsor, the Sweepstakes , or any prizes, the determination of which shall remain in the sole discretion of Sponsor;
· not depict, describe or include images that may be considered unlawful, harmful, threatening, violent, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, religiously, ethnically or otherwise objectionable in any manner as solely determined by Sponsor;
Representation and Release of Rights to Submissions: By submitting any Entry, each contestant represents that s/he has sole and exclusive ownership and proprietary rights of the submission (and for any comment or other submission has full permission of all parties within the referenced submission to publish and release their names, images and actions shown within the photo/submission, as the case may be); and agrees that each submission becomes the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor, and Sponsor may (but is in no way obligated to) publish, display, promote, or utilize submission in any manner of its choosing in relation to the promotion or advertising of the Sweepstakes or Sponsor. Entry into the Sweepstakes and upload of any submission, constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use that contestant’s submission, Entrant’s name, city and state of residence and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade in any and all media now or hereafter known worldwide in perpetuity without limitation or compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. Receipt of submissions will not be acknowledged by Sponsor.
Sponsor reserves the right to request from any Entrant at any time proof, in a form acceptable to Sponsor, of any permission required or possibly required to use such Entrant’s submission and Entry. Failure to provide such proof, if requested, may disqualify such submission and Entry from the Sweepstakes.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual (and all of his or her entries) who tampers or attempts to tamper with or abuse the Entry process in any way or who is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in their sole discretion. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted or the authorized account holder shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Any incomplete or illegible entries will be disqualified. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, damaged, or for entries submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed under these rules, or for any entry not submitted or received due to any technical error or failure, unauthorized human intervention, inaccurate capture or mis-entry of any required information, or the failure to capture any such information for any reason including programming or technical errors, or effects of hackers or failure of any electronic equipment, computer or cellular transmissions and/or network connections; all of which will be disqualified.
Each participant must submit an entry on his/her own behalf. Any entry submitted on behalf of another individual or using another person’s Instagram or Twitter account, email address, name or mobile number will be disqualified and ineligible to claim any prize. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries allowed by using same, multiple/different mobile numbers, identities, or any other methods void that participant's entries and that participant may be disqualified. No mechanically-reproduced or automated entries permitted. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification and all such entries will be deemed void. All entries received become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any person submitting Instagram, the authorized account holder of the Instagram account used to register or post the photo used to enter the Sweepstakes will be deemed to be the registrant and he/she must be eligible according to these Official Rules. The “authorized Instagram account holder” is the natural person who has been assigned the Instagram account used in the post. Proof of being the authorized account holder may be required.
By registering to enter Sweepstakes, you affirm that you have read and accepted these Official Sweepstakes Rules. All entrants agree to be bound by and abide by the official rules of the Sweepstakes.
Each Potential Winner will be notified initially by phone or direct message to the Potential Winner’s Instagram account. Sponsor and Administrator each expressly disclaim any and all liability in conjunction with inability to contact Potential Winner due to the configuration of his/her Instagram privacy settings. With regard to Instagram, you are advised to “follow” the official Community Coffee Company account on Instagram (@communitycoffee) so that Sponsor/Administrator will be able to contact you if your submission is a Potential Winner.
If the Sponsor is unsuccessful in its attempt to reach and speak with a Potential Winner within 48-hours of the initial notification attempt to the phone or Instagram account associated with that contestant’s Entry, then that contestant may be disqualified and an alternate Potential Winner may be selected from among the remaining eligible entries as set forth above and notified as per the procedures outlined above Note: phone messages will not be left during the prize winner notification process, to the extent applicable.
During prize winner notification, each Potential Winner must confirm their eligibility, and indicate their willingness and ability to accept the designated prize award. Potential Winners may then receive official notification via email delivery. If any Potential Winner does not meet the eligibility requirements, or elects to decline the prize, s/he will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner will be selected from among all remaining eligible entries received as set forth above and notified as per the procedures outlined above. Any disqualified contestant will not receive any alternate prize substitution or compensation of any kind. Sponsor may not award all Prizes for this Sweepstakes if the number of eligible Entrants is less than the number of advertised Prizes. Maximum of one (1) prize per person per household. Decisions of the Administrator in the selection and determination of prize winners and all matters relating to this Sweepstakes are final and binding.
All of the following will apply to confirmed winners: 1) Potential Winner will be required to complete and return, within five (5) days of date of receipt, an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release (where permitted) signed by the Potential Winner and a W-9 form (if prize value equals/exceeds $600); 2) Each Potential Winner may be required to present a copy of a valid social security card and a valid driver’s license as a condition of eligibility. Winners will be responsible for paying all applicable taxes (including, but not limited to all local, state and federal taxes) on all prizes awarded. Failure to collect or properly claim any prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. If forfeited for any reason, winner will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation, and the prize will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as provided herein.
Grand Prize Award: Confirmed winners shall each be awarded the following prize with a maximum retail value of $150.00:
· 6 bags of Community Coffee Mardi Gras King Cake Coffee – Ground 12 oz.
· Traditional Medium King Cake
· Mardi Gras décor
Total ARV of all available prizes: $450.00. Winners must take delivery of prize award as specified by Administrator. Prizes do not include any other costs or expenses associated with prize redemption, delivery or use. All federal, state and local taxes are the winner’s sole responsibility.
All prizes are awarded as is, without any warranty, express or implied, by Sponsor. All prize awards are non-transferable and no cash redemption or prize substitution allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as provided herein. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion, if any advertised becomes unavailable. Failure to collect or properly claim prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. All properly claimed prizes will be awarded. Any unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.
All prizes requiring delivery (“Shipped Prize(s)”) will be shipped to each confirmed winner at the address listed on his/her signed prize acceptance documents. All Shipped Prizes will be delivered by U.S. Postal Service or common carrier of Administrator’s choosing, and Shipped Prizes will be deemed delivered to the winner once a Shipped Prize is delivered by Administrator to the U.S. Postal Service or other common carrier of Administrator’s choosing. Sponsor and Administrator will not be responsible or liable for a late, delayed, lost, stolen, undeliverable or damaged Shipped Prizes once delivered to the U.S. Postal Service or other common carrier, for any loss or damages relating to delivery, use, or misuse of a Shipped Prize, or for any entrant who incorrectly entered their actual address during the prize acceptance process. Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery of Shipped Prizes.
Additional Rules & Restrictions: By participating, you agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules. In the event any declared winner is later found to be in violation of these Official Rules, he/she will be required to forfeit the prize or to reimburse Sponsor for the stated value of the prize if such violation is discovered after such winner has used the prize. False, fraudulent or deceptive entries or acts shall render entrants ineligible for any prize.
By participating, you agree to hold all Released Parties harmless from any claims, losses, actions, or damages of any kind, whether actual, incidental or consequential, for injury (including but not limited to death), damages, losses or expenses arising out of or relating to your participation in this Sweepstakes, or the acceptance, possession or use/misuse of any prize, or participation in prize-related activities (including but not limited to travel or activity related thereto), and to assume all liability therefor.
Released Parties shall not be liable to winners or any other person for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof by reason of any acts of God, any actions, regulations, orders, or requests by any governmental entity, equipment failure, terrorist acts, war, fire, unusually severe weather, embargo, labor dispute or strike, labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, or any other cause beyond Released Parties’ sole control.
Entrants are restricted to use of ordinary and typical computer equipment, mobile phone equipment, Internet access and cellular networks. Sponsor disclaims all liability for the inability of an entrant to complete or continue an entry due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts beyond the Sponsor’s control, or otherwise. The Sponsor disclaims any liability for entries not received due to technical difficulties or transmission errors. The Sponsor disclaims all liability for any delays, mis-delivery, loss, or failure in the delivery of any item sent by mail, courier, express, electronic transmission, or other delivery method. Released Parties are not responsible for mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, including: failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed transmission of online entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines, the Internet or at any website or lost or unavailable network connections which may limit any person’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes, and any injury or damage to that person’s (or any other person’s) computer or mobile phone related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for any other errors of any kind, whether computer, technical, typographical, printing, human or otherwise, relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitations, errors which may occur in connection with the printing or advertising of this Sweepstakes, administration or execution of the Sweepstakes, the cancellation of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, or in the announcement of the prizes or prize winners.
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy or threaten the integrity of this portion of the Sweepstakes, in the opinion of the Sponsor/Administrator, or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor/Administrator, in their sole discretion. In the event of early termination of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to cause the Judges and the Administrator to determine Grand Prize Winner in a fair and equitable manner, if possible, from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received as of the time/date of such termination.
IN CASE OF DISPUTES: By participating, you agree that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, 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 within the State of New Jersey; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, and in no event will entrant be entitled to received attorneys' fees or other legal costs; and (3) under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain awards for, and you 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 Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of New Jersey or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New Jersey.
Odds: The odds of being selected as the Sweepstakes Grand Prize winner are dependent upon the total number of combined Sweepstakes Entries received during the Entry period.
Official Rules & Winner List: For a copy of these Official Rules, or the names of the Prize Winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by 3/27/2021 to: Krewe of Community Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095. PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting, official rules or winners list.
Administrator: This Sweepstakes is administered by Million Dollar Media, LLC, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095
Sponsor: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Community Coffee Company, L.L.C..
Instagram is not a party to this Sweepstakes and have not offered or sponsored this Sweepstakes in any way; and shall have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with this Sweepstakes or any item(s) awarded.