Official Rules for the Yankee Candle Farmers Market Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES/D.C. AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED.
1. Promotion Description: the Yankee Candle Farmers Market Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on 08/12/2019 and ends at 5:00 p.m. ET on 08/16/2019 (the “Promotion Period”). Entry in the Sweepstakes does not constitute entry into any other promotion, contest or Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules.
2. Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open to any person who is a legal resident of, and who is physically located within, the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia) (the “Territory”), age 18 or older at time of entry (unless prohibited by applicable law) who at the time of entry and through the completion of the Sweepstakes have internet access, an active Instagram account, and are physically present in the Territory at the time of entry (“Entrants”). Newell Brands Inc. and The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. (collectively, the “Sponsor”) employees and their immediate families (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their respective spouses) and those living in the same household of each Sponsor and its parent company, divisions, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and advertising/promotion agencies (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), and each of their immediate family members (as defined by the IRS) and/or people living in the same household, are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes. All eligibility is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
3. How to Enter: During the Promotion Period, visit the Yankee Candle Instagram page (https://www.instagram.com/yankeecandle/) and find the Sweepstakes Instagram post. To enter the Sweepstakes, a potential entrant must click the link in the post and enter required information (email address) and confirm s/he is over 18 years old and lives in the U.S. Your entry shall be referred to collectively herein as a Submission. An eligible Submission enters you in the Sweepstakes for a chance to win one of the prizes. Proof of sending a Submission does not constitute proof of receipt. Sponsor and any of its parent, affiliated or subsidiary companies, nor any of their advertising/promotion agencies, nor any of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives or assigned (collectively “Released Parties”) are liable for any disputes between participants and/or entrant related to the Submission.
Alternate Electronic Mail (“Email”) Entry Method: Entrant must submit an entry form pursuant to the instructions and requirements stated below. Entrant must submit an Email in English, which includes the following information: Entrant’s first and last name, age, complete address (no PO Boxes and including ZIP Code), telephone number and email address, and having the subject line of “#YCFarmersMarketSweepstakes”. The Email must be sent to: email@example.com, and must be sent no later than 12PM EST on 8/16/2019 Upon Sponsor’s receipt of the entry form, Entrant will receive one (1) Entry into the Sweepstakes.
4. Additional Entry Details: Sponsor is not responsible for errors or problems downloading or uploading any Sweepstakes-related materials or information, or for any other technical malfunctions of electronic equipment, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer hardware or software failures, phone lines, failure of any electronic mail entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, traffic, congestion on the internet or the Sweepstakes Website, or any other technical problems related to Sweepstakes Website entries including telecommunication miscommunication or failure, and failed, lost, delayed, incomplete, garbled or misdirected communications which may limit an Entrant’s ability to participate in this Sweepstakes.
5. Prizes/Approximate Retail Values: There will be eighty (80) prizes awarded- 1 (one) grand prize and seventy-nine (79) 2nd place prizes.
Total approximate retail value of grand prize is: $181.00
Total approximate retail value of 2nd place prizes is: $316.00
The grand prize contains:
One (1) Yankee Candle Farmers Market Tote Bag ($4.00)
One (1) Yankee Candle Ciderhouse Large Tumbler Candle ($29.50)
One (1) Yankee Candle Dried Lavender and Oak Large Tumbler Candle ($29.50)
One (1) Yankee Candle Sweet Maple Chai Large Tumbler Candle ($29.50)
One (1) Yankee Candle Farmstand Festival Large Tumbler Candle ($29.50)
One (1) Yankee Candle Golden Chestnut Large Tumbler Candle ($29.50)
One (1) Yankee Candle Persimmon and Brown Sugar Large Tumbler Candle ($29.50)
The 2nd place prizes contain:
One (1) Yankee Candle Farmers Market Tote Bag ($4.00)
Winners are responsible for payment of any income taxes on total value of prize under applicable federal, state and local laws.
Prizes are non-transferable. No prize substitutions or cash redemptions, except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if for any reason an advertised prize cannot be awarded as intended in these rules; and potential winners agree to such substitution as a condition of entry in this Sweepstakes.
Limit one prize per entrant.
6. Winner Determination: Winners will be determined from valid entries received for the applicable Promotion Period. There will be one (1) grand prize winner and seventy-nine (79) 2nd place winners selected. Winners will be randomly chosen from collected valid entries by August 22, 2019. Winners will be notified no later than August 22, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. EST via email. Odds of being selected depend on total number of eligible entries received.
Sponsor will select the eighty (80) winners from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. If applicable, each potential winner must be available to participate to be eligible in any portion of the Sweepstakes that participation may be required. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to choose an alternative qualifier or possible winner in the event that a qualifier or possible winner has been disqualified, is deemed ineligible or cannot fully participate in prize activities, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. If the Entrant is unable to verify registration information, the Entrant will automatically be disqualified and the prize will be forfeited. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of email address, mailing address and/or telephone number of Entrants. Sponsor is not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts to notify a potential winner or if the potential winner cannot fully participate in prize activities.
7. Winner Notification: Once the selection of the winners is complete, each of the selected winners will receive an email from the Sponsor letting them know they’ve won the Sweepstakes. The winners will then provide the Sponsor with their full name, street address, and telephone number for mailing purposes. The prize will be sent to the winner at the address provided. Failure to respond within 48 hours of receipt of the email may result in disqualification and awarding of prize to another entrant. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of email address, mailing address and/or telephone number of Entrants. Sponsor is not obligated to attempt to notify potential winners by any other method or means of communication.
8. Release: By receipt of any prize, winners agree to release and hold harmless Instagram, the Sponsor, and its respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and 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 Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
9. General Terms/Limitations of Liability:
(i) By entering this Sweepstakes, all Entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless Sponsor, the other Promotion Entities, Instagram, and their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and partners, and all of their respective employees, officers, directors, and representatives, from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of such Entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes, any Sweepstakes-related activities, and the acceptance, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize awarded in this Sweepstakes. Neither Sponsor nor the other Promotion Entities assume any responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to Sweepstakes entries or entry forms; or alteration of entries or entry forms. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems with or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, human errors of any kind, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrants' or any other persons' computers related to or resulting from participation, uploading or downloading of any materials related to in this Sweepstakes.
(ii) Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud or technical failures destroy the integrity of the Sweepstakes as determined by the Sponsor, in their sole discretion, and to award the prizes based on eligible entries received prior to the cancellation.
(iii) Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
(iv) Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein. In the event an insufficient number of eligible entries are received and/or Sponsor is prevented from awarding prizes or continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health of other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis (e.g. SARS), order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), then Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select the winner based solely on non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination. Only the type and quantity of prizes described in these Official Rules will be awarded. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
(vi) ALL ISSUES AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ENTRANTS OR SPONSOR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INTERNAL LAWS OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO ANY CHOICE OF LAW OF CONFLICT OF LAW RULES OR PROVISIONS THAT WOULD CAUSE THE APPLICATION OF ANY OTHER STATE’S LAWS.
(vii) By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes the entrant may have with, or claims entrant may have against, the Sponsor and/or other Promotion Entities relating to, arising out of or connected in any way with (i) the Sweepstakes, (ii) the awarding or redemption of any prize, and/or (iii) the determination of the scope or applicability of this agreement, will be resolved individually and exclusively in the courts of Atlanta, Georgia.
10. Caution: Any attempt to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys’ fees) and/or other remedies from any such person(s) responsible for the attempt to the fullest extent permitted by law.
11. Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain a copy of these Official Rules, print this page. To obtain a copy of the winners list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by December 23rd, 2018 Yankee Candle Farmers Market Sweepstakes, 6655 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA 30328.
13. Sponsor: Newell Brands Inc., 6655 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30328.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. Any questions, comments or complaints about this Sweepstakes should be directed to Sponsors and not Instagram.