SENSIBLE PORTIONS® VEGGIELICIOUS SNACKALICIOUS SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES (“OFFICIAL RULES”)

 

              NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.   Void where restricted or prohibited by law. 

  1. ELIGIBILITY: The Sensible Portions® Veggielicious Snackalicious (“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”), Interfuse Communications, and The Promotion Pipeline, Inc. (herein collectively “Agencies”) and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, 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: To enter the Sweepstakes, you must create an Instagram or Facebook account. If you already have an Instagram or Facebook account, sign in to your account using your name and password.  If you are not an existing member of Instagram or Facebook you will be required to follow the directions and join one of them. When you join Instagram and/ or Facebook you are indicating that you have read and agree to accept Instagram’s, and/ or Facebook’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Membership to each of these services is free.

    Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time (ET) on October 17, 2016 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on November 11, 2016. To enter log into your Instagram or Facebook account. If entering via Facebook, like the Sensible Portions® page (https://www.facebook.com/SensiblePortions/) and upload an original photo or video depicting your family’s snackalicious smiles (the “Photo”) to the Sensible Portions® page and use the tag #SnackaliciousSweeps. Alternatively you may enter on Facebook by liking the Sensible Portions® Facebook page and posting a comment to the Sensible Portions® Facebook page describing your family’s snackalicious smiles (“Description”) including the hashtag #SnackaliciousSweeps to be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes.

    If entering via Instagram, upload the Photo to your page depicting your family’s snackalicious smile and tag the Photo with the hashtag #SnackaliciousSweeps to be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes. Make sure your settings are public or your Photo or Description may not be entered.

    Limit one Submission per day regardless of method of entry. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the entrant, the Submission will be considered made by the authorized account owner of the Instagram, or Facebook account at the time the Submission was submitted. “Authorized account owner” 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 registered owner of the said account. If a dispute cannot be resolved, the Submission will be deemed ineligible.  Use of automated devices not valid for entry in the Sweepstakes. Submissions become the exclusive property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor may at its sole discretion disqualify anyone who violates the Official Rules or undermines the integrity of the Sweepstakes by disabling cookies, using any form of automatic entering, or any other form of manipulation
     
  3. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:    If entering on via Photo entry, the Photo must be an original picture or video taken by the entrant and may, but is not required to feature Sensible Portions® product(s).  No stock photos can be used.  If entering via Description entry, the Description must be an original comment by the entrant. The Photo or the Description shall be referred to as the “Submission”.  Any Submission, which in the sole opinion of Sponsor is deemed to be inappropriate for publication will be deemed ineligible.  Once the Submission is submitted it cannot be changed, altered or modified.  Submission (a) must be the original and sole creation of, and all right, title and interest including but not limited to the copyright in the Photo must be owned solely by, the entrant, (b) may not contain any nudity or any inappropriate dress or language as solely determined by the Sponsor, (c) may not have been submitted in any other competition, (d) may not have been published, including postings on the World Wide Web or social media, prior to entry in the Sweepstakes, (e) may not infringe upon any third party's rights, including but not limited to copyright, patent or trademarks/tradenames/logos other than Sponsor, or rights of privacy or publicity, or contain material that is or may be considered defamatory, slanderous or libelous, or portray in a false light, and  (f) may not violate any law, rule or regulation.  Each entrant warrants and represents that his/her Submission complies with the conditions set forth in sub-clauses (a) through (f) above. Non-complying Submissions will be subject to disqualification.   Photo may include other individuals who willingly appear, but entrants must obtain prior written consent from such individual satisfactory to Sponsor.  Furthermore, Submissions must not contain the trademark, trade name, or logo of any third party (but may contain the trademark, trade name, or logo of the Sponsor) and cannot contain any material that is protected by copyright.  By entering into the Sweepstakes, each entrant grants permission for the use of the Submission, and his/her name, to be posted on the World Wide Web in connection with this Sweepstakes, and the advertising, promotion, and publicity of the Sweepstakes, and otherwise, as stated in these Official Rules (as solely determined by Sponsor).  Each entrant hereby assigns and transfers all right, title and interest in and to each Submission to Sponsor.  All submitted Submissions become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
     
  4. PRIZES:  Ten (10) Grand Prizes: a Family Fun Pack containing a $50 movie theater gift card, three (3) 16-oz bags of Sensible Portions® products, $100 Visa gift card, a Trolls wild hair pack, the Trolls soundtrack, a Trolls play set, a Trolls coloring book, colored pencils, and Poppy and Branch pillows. (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) $250.00 each).  Total ARV: $2,500.00.  Limit one prize per household. Family Fun Pack content is at the discretion of the Sponsor and subject to change. No substitutions for prizes shall be made except by Sponsor, or as may be necessary due to prize unavailability, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.  Prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash.  All taxes and other expenses not specified herein are the sole responsibility of the winner. Sponsor is responsible only for prize delivery and is not responsible for prize utility, quality or otherwise.  No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded.  Odds of winning depend on the total number of Submissions received. To claim prize, potential winner may be required to sign and return a completed W-9 as instructed by the Sponsor within the time frame designated by Sponsor.  A Form 1099-MISC will be issued to the winner, the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities as required by law.
     
  5. RANDOM DRAWING/ WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about November 14, 2016 from all eligible Submissions received.  Each winner will be notified via Instagram’s comment or the Facebook account through which the winner entered the Sweepstakes.  Winners will have three (3) days to respond via the e-mail address provided with their name, address for shipping prize, email address, telephone number and birth date to confirm that they are 18 years of age or older.  In the event a potential winner cannot be contacted, is contacted and does not respond as directed within three (3) business days of attempted notification, does not timely return all required documentation, refuses the prize, or is ineligible to accept the prize, or fails to claim the prize as directed, or is otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize may be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, awarded to an alternate winner for the Sweepstakes at issue.  If any prize is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner.
     
  6. 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, picture/portrait, 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. 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, you acknowledge and agree that Sponsor shall be permitted to use your entry data for marketing purposes consistent with their privacy policies (available at http://www.sensibleportions.com/en/privacypolicy/) and applicable law. BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES OR ACCEPTING A PRIZE, EACH ENTRANT AND WINNER AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE SPONSOR, THE AGENCIES AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS OR ACTIONS OF ANY KIND, AND WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND WILL BE HELD HARMLESS BY EACH ENTRANT AND WINNER FOR ANY LIABILITY 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 Rules or otherwise in any materials available at www.SensiblePortions.com/SnackaliciousSweeps.   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 the prizes from among all eligible Submissions received prior to cancellation or termination. Sponsor and its 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 assumes 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 is 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 Submission 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 WEBSITE 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 winner 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 winner 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.
     
  7. WINNERS: For a list of winners (available after November 15, 2016) send a self addressed, stamped envelope to: Sensible Portions® Veggielicious Snackalicious Sweepstakes Winners List, c/o The Promotion Pipeline, PO Box 162, Huntington Station, NY 11746. For a copy of the Official Rules, visit www.SensiblePortions.com/SnackaliciousSweeps.
     
  8. Sponsor: The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., 1111 Marcus Avenue, Lake Success, NY 11402.
     

The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram or Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. and not to Instagram or Facebook. The information you provide will only be used in the event you are selected as a Sweepstakes winner or if you have indicated that you would like to receive additional information from Sponsor.