Grape-Nuts “Nuts for Grape-Nuts” Sweepstakes Official Rules
VOID OUTSIDE THE 50 UNITED STATES, D.C., AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED. DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU HAVE NOT REACHED AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE AND ARE NOT A PERMANENT LAWFUL RESIDENT OF AND CURRENTLY RESIDING IN THE 50 UNITED STATES OR D.C. THIS SWEEPSTAKES WILL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO MINNESOTA LAW.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
Entry Period: The Grape-Nuts “Nuts for Grape-Nuts” Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”), sponsored by Post Consumer Brands (“Sponsor”), begins on Feb. 11, 2021, at 9:30:01 am CDT and ends on March 19, 2021 at 04:59:59 pm CDT (“Sweepstakes Period”). The computer clock of Sponsor’s webmaster is the official timekeeping device of the Sweepstakes.
How to Enter: No purchase required. All submissions become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. All submissions will be managed through the Grape-Nuts Facebook page. To enter the Sweepstakes, visit the Grape-Nuts Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/grapenutscereal) and locate the post announcing the Sweepstakes and enter as prompted.
Limit one entry per person. Should multiple entries be received from the same person, all such entries will be ineligible.
JUDGING: Up to ten (10) potential winners will be chosen at random by Sponsor from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period to be eligible to be awarded a Prize. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Winners will be randomly drawn from all eligible entries. All decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding.
Winner Selection Process: Up to ten (10) winners will receive the following Prize: 52 free product coupons for Grape-Nuts cereal (equal to a one-year supply). ARV: $259.48. All entrants will receive a coupon for Grape-Nuts products via email or mail. ARV: $1.50.
Winners are responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. Entrants are hereby authorized to copy these Official Rules on the condition that it will be the entrant’s personal use and not for any commercial purpose whatsoever.
Winners release Sponsor and its agents from all claims and damages associated with the use of the prize. There will be no substitutions for prizes, and prizes are non-refundable and non-transferable except at sole discretion of Sponsor.
Notifying and Confirming Winners: Winners will receive a direct email within 60 days of entering. Winners will be required to be in compliance with the Official Rules, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, in order to claim the Prize. In the event that a potential Winner is disqualified or cannot be contacted for any reason (within two weeks of the first notification), the Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate Winner, as determined by Sponsor.
If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact the Grape-Nuts team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Use of Name, Image and Likeness: By sharing a Sweepstakes submission, you agree to Sponsor’s use of your name and geographic location (state) for promotional purposes without compensation unless prohibited by law. The information you provide to Sponsor will be used for this Sweepstakes and in a marketing list to receive information about Grape-Nuts cereal availability. If you do NOT want to receive marketing emails, you must “opt-out” in the entry platform (https://woobox.com/3asc2x).
Release: Entrants agree: (a) that Sponsor, its parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, advertising, Sweepstakes or production agencies, Web masters/suppliers (and their dependents as set forth in applicable regulations of the Internal Revenue Service, immediate family members (spouse, parents, children, siblings) and individuals residing in their same household, whether or not related), and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) are released, will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to person(s), including death, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in this Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activities and (b) except where legally prohibited, winners grant (and agree to confirm that grant in writing) permission to Sponsor and those acting under its authority the right to the use of his/her name, picture, likeness, voice, biographical information and statements, at any time or times, for advertising, trade, publicity and promotional purposes without additional compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, and on the Internet and World Wide Web, without notice, review or approval, unless prohibited by law. The winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to their prize after it has been delivered.
Limitations of Liability: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, or non-delivered entries or email; or for interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Website, telephone or other connections, availability or accessibility, or miscommunications, or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, or lines, or technical failure or jumbled, corrupted, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures, or technical errors or difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information. Entrants who tamper with or abuse any aspect of this Sweepstakes or otherwise attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives, as solely determined by the Sponsor, will be disqualified. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed or like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods, and disqualify any entrant using such methods. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrant's or to any other person's computer or other device related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the Website. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, technical failures or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes, and select the winners from entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, and assume no responsibility for any error, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation, or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction, or unauthorized use of this Website. In case of dispute, the authorized account subscriber of the email account used to enter the Sweepstakes at the actual time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant, and must comply with these Official Rules. The authorized account subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned an email address by an ISP, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses.
IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
Disputes: Entrants agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and solely and exclusively in a federal or state court located in Minneapolis or St. Paul, Minnesota; entrant submits to sole and exclusive personal jurisdiction to said courts in the State of Minnesota for any such dispute and irrevocably waives any and all rights to object, challenge, dismiss or transfer such action based on inconvenience of forum or any other reason; (b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, indirect, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant or Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Minnesota, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules of provisions (whether of the State of Minnesota, the United States, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Minnesota.
Acceptance of Official Rules: Participation in this Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to this Sweepstakes. These Official Rules form a binding legal agreement between the entrant and the Sponsor with respect to the Sweepstakes. Winning a Prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
Not Sponsored by Facebook: This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.
Submissions related to the Sweepstakes do not represent the opinions of Post Consumer Brands or the Grape-Nuts cereal brand.
Sponsor: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Post Consumer Brands, located at 20802 Kensington Boulevard, Lakeville, MN 55044.