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Contest Rules

Contest Rules

Heart of Dough Giveaway Official Rules

THIS CONTEST IS INTENDED FOR LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ONLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. DO NOT ENTER UNLESS YOU MEET THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND ARE LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES AT THE TIME OF ENTRY.

ELIGIBILITY: Heart of Dough Giveaway (“Giveaway”) is open only to individuals who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia and who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. The following individuals are not eligible: employees, contractors, directors and officers of Heart of Dough LLC (“Sponsor”), its subsidiaries and affiliated companies and the immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and spouse or “step” of each) of, and those living in the same households as, each such individual. Contest is void outside the USA and where prohibited.

OVERVIEW: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PLAY/WIN A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING. All entrants have a chance to win the prize. Entrants must submit an entry. Only one entry per contestant, per contest will be accepted. One entry will be seleted each month and that winner will win the selected prize for that month.

TO ENTER: Visit http://www.heartofdough.com/contest. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PLAY/WIN A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING. All entrants eligible to win one prize. If a winner, prize must be scheduled to be picked up by the winner.

PRIZES: Entrants have the opportunity to win one prize:
Each month a bakery prize will be offered and that may be one dozen cookies, one dozen cupcakes, one dozen cake pops, or a small cake. The design and construction of the prize is Heart of Dough’s choice. The prize will be announced with the monthly contest begins.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Only one entry per contestant per contest will be accepted. Finalists are subject to verification, including without limitation, verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, and may be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Assignment of Rights for the Entry, a Liability Release and where lawful, a Publicity Release. All completed documents must be returned to Sponsor within [7] days of the date notice was sent or Finalist status will be forfeited and an alternate Finalist may be selected. Notification of Finalist or winner status must be kept confidential until Sponsor publicly announces Finalists or the winner. Failure to comply with this rule may result in disqualification.

The winner is solely responsible for any taxes on his or her individual prize. No substitution of prize will be offered, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. The prize is non-transferable. If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion to cancel, modify or terminate the Contest. Further, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual deemed to be (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; (b) violating the Official Rules; or (c) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Entrants/Finalists agree that the Sponsor has the sole right to decide all matters and disputes arising from this Contest and that all decisions of Sponsor are final and binding.

Disclaimers, Dispute Resolution and Limitations of Liability: Each Entrant hereby releases, and agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, those working on its behalf, and each of their respective officers, directors, representatives, employees, agents, successors and assigns, from any damage, injury, death, loss or other liability, either at law or equity, whether known or unknown, asserted or non-asserted, that may arise from or in any way relate to participation in this Contest or the awarding, acceptance, use or misuse of the Grand Prize or any other substitute prize. The Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of these Official Rules, administration of the Contest, or in the announcement of prizes. In the event the Sponsor is undermined by any event including, but not limited to, fire, flood, epidemic, explosion, labor issue, equipment failure, terrorist threat, or any federal, state, or local government law, order, or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within the Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event), the Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel, or terminate the Giveaway without further obligation.

Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. This Contest shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Kentucky, regardless of conflicts of laws principles. Any action or litigation concerning this Contest shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in Clark County, Kentucky, and each Entrant 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 Entrant agrees to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of Kentucky. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS CONTEST. 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.

This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. Entries and Entrant information is being provided directly to Sponsor and not to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. Each Entrant hereby releases Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and each of its officers, directors, representatives, employees, agents, successors and assigns, from any damage, injury, death, loss or other liability, either at law or equity, whether known or unknown, asserted or non-asserted, that may arise from or in any way relate to participation in this Contest or the awarding, acceptance, use or misuse of the Grand Prize or any other substitute prize, and from any disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest.

PRIVACY: Information collected from entrants is subject to Heart of Dough privacy policy at the following address: http://www.heartofdough.com/privacy-policy/.