Ella’s Kitchen® product review sweepstakes official sweepstakes rules (“official rules”)

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  1. ELIGIBILITY: The Ella’s Kitchen® Product Review Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to individuals 18 years of age or older as of date of entry and who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. Employees of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (“Sponsor”), The Promotion Pipeline, Inc. and ICED Media Ltd. (herein collectively “Agencies”) and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, dealers, distributors, retailers, advertising agencies, production agencies, electronic media firms, and their immediate family members and those living in the same household are not eligible to win.
  2. HOW TO ENTER: Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on July 13th, 2015, and ends at 11:59:59 PM (ET) on July 30th, 2015 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). To enter the Sweepstakes visit www.EllasKitchen.com during the Sweepstakes Period and click on the page for the product you wish to review. Then write and submit the product review (“Submission”) for automatic entry into the Sweepstakes. Entrants agree to be bound by and acknowledge compliance with these Official Sweepstakes Rules including eligibility requirements. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the e-mail account associated with the product review will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” of an e-mail address is the natural person in whose name the e-mail address has been issued. A selected winner may be asked to provide Sponsor with proof that the selected winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. If a dispute cannot be resolved, the selected winner will be deemed ineligible. Use of automated devices not valid for entry in the Sweepstakes. Entries become the exclusive property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor may at its sole discretion disqualify anyone who violates the rules or undermines the integrity of the Sweepstakes by disabling cookies, using any form of automatic entering, or any other form of manipulation.
  3. PRIZES: Three (3) Prizes: One (1) Ella’s Kitchen® Prize Pack valued at $50. Selection of Ella’s Kitchen® products is at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Total approximate retail value of all prizes $150.00. Odds of winning depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. All prizes will be awarded. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded.
  4. RANDOM DRAWING: Winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about July 30th, 2015 from all Submissions that meet the Sponsor’s review terms and conditions (available at http://http://ellaskitchen.staging.deltasys.com). Drawing will be conducted by an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Winners will be notified within three days of the prize drawing via the email address associated with their entry and will have three (3) days to respond via the e-mail address provided with their name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, and birthdate to confirm that they are 18 years of age or older. Prizes will then be shipped to the mailing address provided. Failure to respond to the notification within three days will result in forfeiture and an alternate winner will be selected from remaining eligible entries. Any prize returned as undeliverable will be awarded to an alternate.
  5. GENERAL RULES: By accepting a prize, each winner agrees that the Sponsor and those acting under the Sponsor’s authority may use such winner’s name, Submission, likeness and/or voice, for advertising and promotional purposes worldwide in perpetuity without further consideration, unless prohibited by law. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions or cash redemptions will be made. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event of unavailability. Any and all taxes are each winner’s sole responsibility. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges. Submissions will not be acknowledged or returned. By submitting a Submission in the Sweepstakes, each entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor shall be permitted to use such entrant’s entry data for marketing purposes consistent with its privacy policies (available at http://http://ellaskitchen.staging.deltasys.com) and applicable law. BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES OR ACCEPTING ANY PRIZE, ENTRANTS AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, AGENCIES, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ADVERTISING AND SWEEPSTAKES AGENCIES, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FOR ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, CLAIMS OR ACTIONS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS, INCLUDING DEATH, AND PROPERTY, DUE IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, THAT MAY ARISE IN ANY WAY, FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF A PRIZE OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES OR PRIZE RELATED ACTIVITY. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any errors in these Official Sweepstakes Rules or otherwise in any materials available at http://ellaskitchen.staging.deltasys.com. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, human error or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and award prizes from among all eligible Submissions received prior to cancellation or termination. Sponsor and Agencies are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, postage-due or damaged Submissions or Internet technical, hardware, software, telephone or transmission failures of any kind, which limit a person’s ability to enter the Sweepstakes. Sponsor and Agencies assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Submissions. The Sponsor and Agencies are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR 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 SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any class action. This Sweepstakes shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, regardless of conflicts of laws principles. Any action or litigation concerning this Sweepstakes shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in Nassau County, New York, and each entrant expressly consents to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waives all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. Each entrant agrees to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of New York. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS, AND/OR AWARDS OF ANY ENTRANT SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING INTO THIS SWEEPSTAKES. EACH ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY’S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.
  6. WINNERS: For winners’ names available after August 10th, 2015 send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Ella’s Kitchen® Product Review Sweepstakes, PO Box 162, Huntington Station, NY 11746. For Official Rules, visit www. ellaskitchen.com.
  7. SPONSOR: The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., 1111 Marcus Avenue, Lake Success, NY 11402.