Contest Rules - Allegro Coffee

ALLEGRO COFFEE COMPANY DO GOOD CONTEST
OFFICIAL RULES

 

NO PURCHASE OR DONATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE OR DONATION WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

 

ALL DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED SOLELY BY BINDING ARBITRATION AND ENTRANTS WAIVE THE ABILITY TO BRING CLAIMS IN A CLASS ACTION FORMAT. 

 

CONTEST ENTRY PERIOD: The Allegro Coffee Company Do Good Contest (the “Contest”) begins at 9:00:00 AM Mountain Time (“MT”) on Monday, February 17, 2020 and ends at 11:59:59 PM MT Thursday, February 20, 2020 (the “Contest Period”).

 

ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, who are age 18 or older at the time of entry. Void in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, outside the U.S., and wherever else prohibited by law.  Employees of Allegro Coffee Company (the “Sponsor”), US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company (the “Contest Administrator”) and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

 

HOW TO ENTER:  During the Contest Period, participants must log in to their public Instagram account, follow @allegrocoffee, post a photo of them doing a quick deed to do something good for a friend, their community or for a stranger (the “Photo”) including the hashtag #allegrodogoodcontest and @allegrocoffee in the post caption (“the Entry”) to receive one (1) entry into the Contest. By submitting an Entry, participant indicates his/her agreement to these Official Rules. Entry must not be changed or deleted, and entrant must continue to follow the @allegrocoffee through at least March 21, 2020 in order to be notified in the event he/she is a potential winner. By submitting an Instagram entry, entrants agree to Instagram’s Terms of Use.

 

This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram LLC. IMPORTANT: MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY TO USE OF MOBILE PHONE/DEVICE TO PARTICIPATE IN CONTEST. INSTAGRAM IS FREE TO DOWNLOAD AND AVAILABLE FOR iPHONE FROM THE APPLE APPLICATION STORE AND FOR ANDROID FROM THE GOOGLE PLAY STORE.

 

Instagram posts not received by the Sponsor will not be entered into the Contest. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same Instagram account. Incomplete entries will not be accepted and are void.

 

Limit: There is a limit of one (1) Entry per person.

 

Entry must be received between Monday, February 17, 2020 at 09:00:00 AM MT and Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM MT.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS & CONDITIONS: All Contest Entries must comply with the following minimum guidelines to be eligible:

  • No other individuals may appear in the Photo without express written permission. If Photo features a minor under the age of majority in his/her state of residence, you must obtain written permission from the minor’s legal guardian.
  • Entrant must be a registered user of Instagram to submit an entry and must comply with Instagram’s Terms of Use in order to enter the Contest.
  • Entry cannot include the names, logos, trademarks or other content that identifies any coffee brand other than the Sponsor.
  • Entry cannot contain content that is irrelevant to the purpose of the Contest.
  • Once an entry has been submitted, it cannot be modified or deleted by entrant.
  • Entry cannot be profane, pornographic, sexually explicit or suggestive or contain nudity.
  • Entry cannot be violent or promote firearms/weapons.
  • Entry cannot promote alcohol, illegal drugs or tobacco.
  • Entry cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about people, brands, products or companies.
  • Entry cannot contain content that defaces or depicts any person, brand, product or company in a negative or inappropriate manner.
  • Entry cannot be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group or be derogatory to any ethic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group.
  • Entry cannot communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor, Instagram wish to associate.
  • Entry cannot depict illegal activity and cannot itself be in violation of any law.
  • Entry cannot in any way reference persons or organizations other than sponsor without written permission from any person or organization whose name or likeness is used.
  • Entry and Photo may not include images of a known celebrity, famous or well-known person or any image which violates the right of privacy or publicity of any person.

 

By submitting an entry, the entrant understands and grants to the Sponsor an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive worldwide license to use his/her entry, name, hometown and likeness on the Sponsor’s various websites and social media sites and in advertising and/or promotional activities worldwide without compensation, permission or notification. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to alter, change or modify any entry.

 

By submitting an entry, entrant warrants and represents that: (a) entry does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other legal or moral rights of any person or entity; (b) Entrant owns all rights to the entry, including without limitation, copyrights, and has received prior written permission from a third party if any Photo was photographed by someone other than the Entrant him/herself; and (c) Entrant will indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, Administrator 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 entry, or Contest entrant’s conduct in creating the entry, the acceptance or use of any prize or otherwise in connection with this Contest.

 

PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS: There is one (1) Prize available to be won. Prize includes one (1) Coffee and tea gift basket. Contents of gift basket to be determined by Sponsor. The ARV of the Prize is: $85.

 

The total ARV of all Prizes available to be won: $85.

 

Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.

 

JUDGING & WINNER DETERMINATION: All eligible Entries received during the Contest Period will be judged by a panel of judges appointed by the Sponsor, to be completed by February 21, 2020, who shall use the criteria set forth below:

  1. Impact of Kindness (40%)
  2. Time the good deed took to complete (30%)
  3. Originality/Creativity (30%)

 

The Entry that receive the highest total score based on the judging criteria will be deemed the potential winner. In the unlikely event of a tie, the tied Entry with the highest score in Criterion A, Cuteness, will be deemed the potential winner. If additional tie breakers are needed, the tie-breaking mechanism above will be used; however, instead of the highest score in Criterion A determining the potential winner from among the tied entries, the highest scores in each of Criteria B through C, in sequence (to the extent needed) will determine the potential winner. In the event additional tiebreakers are needed, all tied Entries will be judged by a separate panel of judges using the judging criteria above.

 

WINNER NOTIFICATION: The potential prize winner will be notified by the Sponsor via direct message to his/her Instagram account (the “Notification”) from @allegrocoffee on or about Friday, February 21, 2020. To begin the prize claim process, a potential winner must respond as instructed to the Notification with his/her full name, email address, home address and date of birth within 48 hours of the Notification. Any potential prize winner who does not reply to the Notification with the required information and within the specified time period will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be notified.

 

If the selected prize winner fails to claim the prize or if selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. Only two (2) alternate winners per available prize may be determined through this process, after which any remaining Prizes will remain un-awarded. Prizes will be awarded approximately 45 days after winner is verified.

 

If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner’s parent or legal guardian.

 

PRIZE CONDITIONS: Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Prizes are not assignable nor transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prizes and no exchange or substitution of prizes, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.

 

Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner’s name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.

 

Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor.  Winners acknowledge that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Contest and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any).

 

GENERAL: Although subsequent attempts to enter on a given day may be received, only the first complete entry received from a particular entrant will be eligible; subsequent attempts by the same person to enter, including entries submitted with an alternate email address, will be disqualified.

 

Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the Contest Administrator, and release the Sponsor, the Contest Administrator, Instagram and their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Contest, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (the “Released Parties”), from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Contest or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest or in the announcement of the prize.

 

In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the Instagram account from which the entry is submitted. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person to whom the Instagram account is registered. Any entrant or potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder to Sponsor’s satisfaction. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Released Parties are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Contest. By participating in the Contest, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the Contest Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Contest it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw a method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Contest). If for any reason this Contest is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Contest termination.

 

LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

 

GOVERNING LAW AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of entrants, Sponsor or the Released Parties in connection with the Contest will be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other laws.

 

BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (A) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE CONTEST, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (B) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY) NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS ($10.00), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS’ FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; (C) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS ($10.00), AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND (D) ENTRANTS’ REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY) AND ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF.  SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

 

DISPUTES:  The parties hereto each agree to finally settle all disputes only through arbitration; provided, however, the Released Parties shall be entitled to seek injunctive or equitable relief in the state and federal courts in Adams County, Colorado and any other court with jurisdiction over the parties.  In arbitration, there is no judge or jury and review is limited.  The arbitrator’s decision and award is final and binding, with limited exceptions, and judgment on the award may be entered in any court with jurisdiction.  The parties agree that, except as set forth above, any claim, suit, action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Contest shall be resolved solely by binding arbitration before a sole arbitrator under the streamlined Arbitration Rules Procedures of JAMS Inc. (“JAMS”) or any successor to JAMS.  In the event JAMS is unwilling or unable to set a hearing date within fourteen (14) days of the filing of a “Demand for Arbitration”, then either party can elect to have the arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) or any other mutually agreeable arbitration administration service.  If an in-person hearing is required, then it will take place in Adams County, Colorado.  The federal or state law that applies to these Official Rules will also apply during the arbitration.  Disputes will be arbitrated only on an individual basis and will not be consolidated with any other proceedings that involve any claims or controversy of another party, including any class actions; provided, however, if for any reason any court or arbitrator holds that this restriction is unconscionable or unenforceable, then the agreement to arbitrate doesn’t apply and the dispute must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in Thornton, CO.  Sponsor agrees to pay the administrative and arbitrator’s fees in order to conduct the arbitration (but specifically excluding any travel or other costs of entrant to attend the arbitration hearing).  Either party may, notwithstanding this provision, bring qualifying claims in small claims court.

 

PRIVACY: Personal information collected from entrants are subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which can be found at https://www.allegrocoffee.com/legal/privacy-policy/.

 

WINNER CONFIRMATION: For a list of the winners visit the Sponsor’s page on Instagram @allegrocoffee or at www.instagram.com/allegrocoffee and locate the Contest’ winner announcement post (available after February 21, 2020 through March 20, 2020).

 

SPONSOR: Allegro Coffee Company, 12799 Claude Court, Thornton, CO 80241.

 

CONTEST ADMINISTRATOR: US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, 625 Panorama Trail, Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625. 1-800-620-6044.

 

Void outside the US, in Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited by law.

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