VITAL PROTEINS SUBSCRIBER SURVEY SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES shall be subject to these official rules (the “Official Rules”), and by entering, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions herein. Certain restrictions may apply
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED.
BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES YOU MUST AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH CREATE A CONTRACT SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING. WITHOUT LIMITATION, SUCH CONTRACT INCLUDES GRANTS OF RIGHTS AND INDEMNITIES TO SPONSOR FROM YOU AND MANDATORY ARBITRATION OF DISPUTES AND A LIMITATION OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Vital Proteins Survey Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 a.m. Central Time (“Central”) on December 1, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Central on December 18, 2020 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
The Sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed, or administered by Amazon. Amazon is not associated with the Sweepstakes in any way. By entering the Sweepstakes, you acknowledge that Instagram bears no responsibility for the Sweepstakes, and you release Amazon from any liability whatsoever in connection with the Sweepstakes.
You understand that you are providing information to the Sponsor and not to Amazon. If you have any questions, comments, or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes, you must direct them to the Sponsor, not Amazon.
ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open only to recipients of a survey invitation who are permanent legal U.S. residents of one of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, and are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older at time of entry (“Entrant”). Entrants must receive an invitation with a unique survey URL in order to participate. Officers, directors, managers and employees of Vital Proteins LLC ("Sponsor"), and each of its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and related companies, dealers, advertising and promotion agencies, including companies providing marketing and market research services to Sponsor or its client(s), consultants and agents, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such person, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes, are not eligible to participate. Sweepstakes is void outside of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and wherever else restricted or prohibited by law.
HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes. Regardless of the method used to enter the Sweepstakes, either online via the Survey (defined below) or via the AMOE (defined below), there is a limit of one (1) entry per Entrant per Entry Period. Entrants must have Internet access and an established email address as of the date of entry in order to be eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes via the Survey (defined below). Alternatively, Entrants may enter the Sweepstakes via the Alternate Method of Entry (“AMOE.”) a) Online entry via the Survey: Visit the unique Survey URL (the “Website”, which can be found within the Invitation sent to you). Then go to the survey by visiting the link provided via email, and when prompted, complete the survey (the “Survey”) in its entirety, by submitting your answers to the Survey questions. When you have completed the Survey, and when prompted, complete the official sweepstakes entry form (the “Entry Form”) in its entirety, including your first name, last name, mailing address, city, state, zip code, and date of birth. Then, press the “Next” button in order to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Survey must be completed by 11:59 p.m. Central on December 18, 2020 in order to be eligible for the drawing. If you do not complete the Survey, the Entry Form and click the “Next” button, you will not receive an entry via this entry method and therefore will not be eligible to win a prize. b) Without taking the Survey via the AMOE: To enter without completing the Survey you may enter by mail as follows: On a 3" x 5" card, legibly handprint or type your first name, last name, mailing address, city, state, zip code, and date of birth, along with the unique Survey URL found within the Invitation you received* and mail your 3” x 5” card in a business size envelope to: “Vital Proteins Survey”, 939 West Fulton Market, Chicago, IL, 60607. All AMOE entries must be postmarked by December 18, 2020 and received by December 28, 2020. Limit one (1) entry per envelope. Each envelope is considered one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Multiple entries submitted in the same envelope or completed by anyone other than the Entrant are void. No mechanical reproductions will be accepted. AMOE entries must contain all entry fields to be eligible, otherwise void. *The unique Survey URL found within the Invitation you received is required to identify the Sweepstakes you have entered. AMOE entries that do not include the Survey URL found within his/her Invitation will not be considered eligible and will be void. Any attempt by an Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, and/or any other methods will void that Entrant’s entries and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an Entrant, the entry will be assigned to the authorized account holder of the e-mail submitted. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (i.e. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Entries submitted by anyone other than the Entrant are void. Neither the Sponsor, nor Independent Administrator will verify receipt of entries for Entrants. All entries submitted become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, damaged or postage due mailed entries.
DRAWING/ODDS: On or about December 28, 2020, three (3) prize winners (each a “Prize Winner” or collectively “Prize Winners”) will be selected in a random drawing conducted from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The random drawing will be conducted by the Independent Administrator, whose decisions are based upon their sole discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules, and are final and binding in all respects. Odds of being selected as a Prize Winner will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
NOTIFICATION/PRIZE CLAIMS: Upon confirmation of each Prize Winner, each potential Prize Winner will receive his/her Prize (defined below) via email within two (2) to six (6) weeks from the date in which the Prize Winner is selected. If a Prize is returned as “undeliverable” the Sponsor will make a reasonable attempt to ascertain the correct contact information for the respective Prize Winner. In the event the Sponsor cannot obtain a viable address for the respective Prize Winner, the respective Prize Winner forfeits his/her right to the Prize and Sponsor shall have no liability or obligation to such individual. Each Prize Winner consents (and agrees to sign any additional documents required by Sponsor) for the Sweepstakes, to use his/her name, likeness (photograph and/or video), biographical information, and voice in advertising/publicity/trade without territorial or time limitations and without compensation, notice or approval; and, each Prize Winner disclaims any ownership rights of such advertising/publicity/trade material. Sponsor and Independent Administrator are not responsible for any change of email address, mailing address and/or telephone number of Entrants.
PRIZES: One (1) prize of a $100 gift card to vitalproteins.com (the “Prize”) will be awarded to each Prize Winner. The approximate retail value (the “ARV”) of each Prize is $100.00. There are a total of three (3) Prizes to be awarded. The total ARV of all Prizes to be awarded in the Sweepstakes is $300.00. Prizes cannot be substituted, assigned, or transferred; except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as otherwise provided herein. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize with a prize of comparable or greater value if advertised Prize should become unavailable. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen Prizes. Prize Winners are solely responsible for any taxes on the Prize he/she has received, including but not limited to any and all federal, state and local taxes, if applicable. No more than the stated number of Prizes set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded. Unclaimed Prizes will not be awarded.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating Entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding with respect to all issues relating to this Sweepstakes. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, compromised by non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and conduct the Sweepstakes in a manner which in its sole discretion is fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules. Notice of such action by Sponsor will be posted at the Website. In such an event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize(s) at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify or reject any incomplete, inaccurate or false entry.
ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW, 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. SPONSOR'S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THESE PROVISIONS.
RELEASE: By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, and its parent companies, and their respective respective officers, directors, managers, employees, subsidiaries, affiliated entities, agents, members, shareholders, insurers, servants, guests, divisions, predecessors, successors, representatives, assigns, attorneys, dealers, distributors, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, including the Independent Administrator, (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt, redemption or use of any Prize.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: The Released Parties do not have any responsibility or liability whatsoever for: (a); unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (b) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (c) any property loss, damage, personal injury, or death, in connection with the prizes provided pursuant to this Sweepstakes and/or any person’s participating in the Sweepstakes; (d) any printing or typographical errors in any Sweepstakes Related materials; (e) stolen, lost, late, misdirected, corrupted, incomplete, damaged or indecipherable entries; or (vi) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, mobile device, cable, network, hardware or software (if applicable), as well as any failure of the Website during the Sweepstakes Period.
ENTRANTS PERSONAL INFORMATION: When you participate in the Survey and enter this Sweepstakes, Sponsor will be collecting non-personally identifiable data about Entrants. Sponsor may collect your name, mailing address, date of birth, and email address. All information collected from Entrants (including but not limited to the Entrant’s gender and any other demographic information) is collected for analysis purposes for the Sponsor or for administration in the Sweepstakes.
WINNERS LIST/RULES REQUEST: For the name of the Prize Winners or a copy of these Official Rules, please submit a self-addressed, stamped envelope by January 28, 2021 to: “Vital Proteins Survey” (please specify “Winner’s List” or “Rules Request”), 939 West Fulton Market, Chicago, IL, 60607. SPONSOR: Vital Proteins. 939 West Fulton Market, Chicago, IL, 60607.