Got my Giffords Cap Cod Rules

Official Sweepstakes Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY APPLICABLE FEDERAL,STATE OR LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL U.S. RESIDENTS. VOID IN PUERTO RICO, U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS AND WHERE PROHIBITED. MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER. THE SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO ABIDE BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES, INCLUDING ALL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, AND UNDERSTANDS THAT THE RESULTS OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, AS DETERMINED BY THE SPONSOR AND ITS AGENTS, ARE FINAL IN
ALL RESPECTS. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED, ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH FACEBOOK.

  1. SPONSOR: The sponsor of this Sweepstakes (“Sponsor”) is Gifford’s Ice Cream Company, Incorporated, 25 Hathaway St, Skowhegan, ME 04976
  2. HOW TO ENTER: You may enter the Gifford’s Ice Cream “Got My Gifford’s Sweepstakes” (“Sweepstakes”) via Instagram by posting a photograph tagged with the hashtag #gotmygiffords on or about 12:00 p.m. EDT June 24, 2016 and ending on or about August 5, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. EDT (“Sweepstakes Period”). You many also enter the Gifford’s Ice Cream “Got My Gifford’s Sweepstakes via the United States Postal Service by mailing a handwritten submission, in a self-addressed stamped envelope to Gifford’s Ice Cream, 25 Hathaway St., Skowhegan, ME 04976. After submitting the required post, the entrant will receive one (1) entry into the drawing. Entrants may enter as many times as they like. Each post on Instagram with this hashtag will be an entry. Entries must be received during the Sweepstakes period. Any attempt to submit an entry other than as described herein is void. Entries must be received by August 5, 2016 to be eligible for a prize. Any incomplete or mechanically reproduced entries will be disqualified.
    Additional Entry Conditions: Sponsor has no obligation to advise an entrant of an incomplete or otherwise non-compliant entry. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, invalid, unintelligible, incomplete, garbled or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified. No telephoned, faxed or mechanically reproduced entries will be accepted. Proof of submission of an entry will not be deemed proof of receipt. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the e-mail or Instagram account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account” holder is the natural person assigned the e-mail account. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
    Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants (including, without limitation, e-mail addresses) when such entrants enter the Sweepstakes. Participation in the Sweepstakes further constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Sweepstakes
    Rules and willingness to be contacted by mail, telephone and/or email.
  3. PRIZES: Prizes in the Gifford’s Ice Cream “Got My Gifford’s Sweepstakes” will be awarded as follows:
    PRIZES: up to 600 winners (“Winner”) will be awarded a coupon redeemable for a free quart of Gifford’s Ice Cream with a total value not to exceed $7.99. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any or all of the prizes with any article or service of similar or greater value at its sole discretion. Prizes may not be assigned or transferred. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes period.
  4. PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: The Sponsor will not be responsible for any miscellaneous expenses associated with the prize. Sponsor reserves the right to modify or change prizes at any time and at its sole discretion for prizes of equal value.
  5. RELEASE: By receipt of any prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, and affiliated companies, suppliers, distributors and
    advertising/promotion agencies, as well as each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from
    and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Promotion or receipt, use or misuse of any prize.
  6. ELIGIBILITY FOR WEEKLY $7.99 ICE CREAM PRIZES: The Sweepstakes is open to legal U.S. residents physically located and residing in one of the 50 states. Void in Puerto Rico and all other U.S. territories and possessions and where prohibited by law. The Sweepstakes, and any website pages relating thereto, is intended for viewing only within the United States. The Sponsor, their respective promotions agencies, any of their respective
    parent companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, partners, principals, partnerships, employees or agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”) and
    their immediate families (defined as spouse, mother, father, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters, regardless of where they reside) and members of their households (whether related or not) are ineligible to participate in this Sweepstakes.
  7. DRAWINGS: All eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes period will be entered into the Sweepstakes drawing. Up to 100 winners will be randomly selected each week and on or before August 5, 2016 and notified on or before August 9, 2016, by e-mail or Instagram.
  8. Each entrant is responsible for monitoring his/her e-mail account/ Instagram account for prize notification or other communications related to this Sweepstakes. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached by Sponsor within forty-eight (48) hours using the contact information provided at the time of entry, or if prize notification is returned as undeliverable, that potential prize winner shall forfeit the prize.
  9. CERTAIN ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS: By participating, entrants agree that the Sponsors, those involved in the development, production (including prize suppliers), implementation and distribution of this promotion and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, service providers, and agencies, and their directors, officers, agents, employees, attorneys, and any other person or entity associated with such entities and/or promotion shall not be liable for any and all claims, damages, losses or injuries, including any third party claims, arising from or relating to, in whole or in part, this Sweepstakes, including entry and participation is this Sweepstakes and acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prizes. All entrants further agree that in the event of any third party claims, damages, losses or injuries, arising from or relating to this Sweepstakes, they will indemnify Sponsors from any and all such claims, including the attorneys’ fees related thereto. Sponsors shall not be liable for entries and winner notification responses that are delayed, lost, misdirected, mis-delivered, marked postage-due, illegible, mutilated, incorrect or incomplete, and such entries will be not be eligible for this Sweepstakes. The Sponsors shall not be responsible for any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer on-line system, computer equipment, software, application, program malfunctions or other failures, delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human, mechanical or technical in nature, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from downloading any part of this Sweepstakes. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Sweepstakes will be ineligible for prizes and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. The Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond their control corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes.
  10. PUBLICITY: Except where legally prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes permission for Sponsors to use the winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, address (city and state) and testimonials, in printed, broadcast or new media, in perpetuity, in any manner they deem appropriate in connection with promoting this or any other sweepstakes and/or promotion sponsored by them, without further compensation in connection with this Sweepstakes or the prize awarded.
  11. APPLICABLE LAW: These rules are governed by the laws of the State of Maine without giving effect to conflicts of law rules.
  12. ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a further condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that (a) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any Grand Prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively, by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”); (b) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (c) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for,
    and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorney’s fees, and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.