NOW FOODS & LONZA “500 REASONS TO LIKE NOW SPORTS” SWEEPSTAKES-
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
Sponsors: The NOW Foods and Lonza “500 Reasons to Like NOW Sports Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is sponsored by NOW Health Group, Inc. dba “NOW Foods” 244 Knollwood, Bloomingdale, IL 60108 and Lonza Inc. 90 Boroline Rd, Allendale, NJ 07401 (collectively referred to as "Sponsors"). This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Inc. You are providing information to Sponsors and not to Facebook, Inc.
Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents residing in the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. ONLY ONE ENTRY PER PERSON IS PERMITTED DURING THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD. The following persons are not eligible to participate: employees, affiliates, subsidiaries, contractors, advisors, representatives, and individuals otherwise directly affiliated with Sponsors or this Sweepstakes as well as the immediate family (spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, daughter, or son, and/or “step”) regardless of where they live) or such persons or members of their households (whether related or not). The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations and IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. Entrants are responsible for understanding and adhering to these Official Rules. Sponsors will not award a prize to anyone not meeting the eligibility requirements at the time of entry.
Application of Official Rules: By entering this Sweepstakes, entrant acknowledges that he or she has read, understands and agrees to abide by these Official Rules. Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any entrant if these Official Rules are not followed. Sponsors retain the sole right to administer these rules and Sponsors’ decision is final and binding. All Sweepstakes entries not in compliance with these Official Rules will be subject to disqualification as determined exclusively by Sponsors, without notice to entrant. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any promotional material and the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
Sweepstakes Entry Period: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Central Standard Time (CST) on September 26, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CST on October 31, 2013.
Where to Enter: NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. To enter the Sweepstakes, you must during the Sweepstakes Entry Period (1) like NOW Foods at www.facebook.com/nowfoodsofficial or www.facebook.com/nowsportsproducts, (2) click the “500 Reasons to Like NOW Sports”, (3) enter the correct information on the entry submission form (first name, last name, email, city/town and state), and (4) read the Official Rules and click your acceptance of these Official Rules in the appropriate pop-up box. Entering your name and email address indicates entrant’s willingness to receive from Sponsors an e-mail reply notifying entrant if he or she is a potential winner. There is a limit of one (1) entry per person for the Sweepstakes Entry Period. If an entrant enters the Sweepstakes more than once, the entrant’s first submission will be the only valid entry for the Sweepstakes.
Representations and Warranties: By entering this Sweepstakes, entrant represents and warrants that any and all information submitted: (1) is true and accurate in all respects and Sponsors may rely on such information in its efforts to comply with applicable laws; (2) do not violate any third party rights, including any privacy, publicity, or moral rights or any trademark, patent, copyright or other intellectual property rights; (3) do not contain falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage Sponsors or any third party; (4) is not an advertisement or solicitation of business; and (5) entrant is not impersonating another person.
Winner Selection: At the end of the Sweepstakes Entry Period, the Grand Prize Winner and 20 Runner-Up prize winners will be selected in a random drawing on or before November 8, 2013. Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any entry that, in Sponsors’ sole discretion violates these Official Rules.
Prizes and Odds of Winning: There will be one (1) Grand Prize awarded during the full contest period. The grand prize will be a $500 gift card, plus a NOW Sports backpack containing one 16 oz. bottle of NOW® L-Carnitine Liquid. The estimated retail value of the Grand Prize is approximately $558.00. In addition to the grand prize winner, there will be 20 Runners-Up prizes awarded at the end of the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Each Runners-Up prize will consist of a NOW Sports backpack containing one 16 oz. bottle of NOW® L-Carnitine Liquid. The estimated retail value for the Runners-up prizes is approximately $58.00. There is a limit of one prize per person. The odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Prizes are non-transferrable and no substitution is allowed, except by Sponsors in its sole discretion. In the event a prize or a component of the prize package is not available, Sponsors may substitute a prize or component thereof of equal or greater value.
Taxes: All taxes related to the prize, including income taxes, are the sole responsibility of the applicable winner.
- Press release to announce winners.
- Mentions in Facebook and Twitter to announce winners.
- Mention on NOW Foods website.
- Potential use of winners’ photos.
Notice/Verification of Potential Winners and Delivery of Prizes: Sponsors will attempt to contact winners via the e-mail address listed in the registration form provided by entrant within five business days of selection. It is entrant’s responsibility to ensure his/her contact information is current. Winners must confirm receipt of notification (and deliver completed documents, as described in next sentence) within ten (10) days or receipt; otherwise, they may forfeit their prize, and an alternate winner may be chosen among remaining eligible entries. Each potential winner will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and, where lawful, a publicity waiver and release. Sponsors are not responsible for the inability to contact a potential winner by his or her contact information or the potential winner's failure to receive notification of winning entry or late receipt of notification by potential winner. Sponsors will award prizes only upon winner confirmation, verification and final approval.
Terms and Conditions/Limitations of liability: WINNERS AND ENTRANTS AGREE, EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, TO RELEASE AND DISCHARGE, HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY SPONSORS, THEIR AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FROM: (1) ANY AND ALL LIABILITY THAT MAY BE IMPOSED OR ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF THE PRIZES; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, ACTIONS, PROCEEDINGS AND LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES, EXPENSES, FEES, INJURY OR LOSSES SUSTAINED IN CONNECTION WITH THE RECEIPT, OWNERSHIP OR USE OF THE PRIZE; AND (3) ANY BREACH OF WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION BY ENTRANT. Sponsors reserve the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Sponsors’ Facebook Pages; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person.
ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DAMAGE DELIBERATELY ANY WEBSITE OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Disclaimers: No liability or responsibility is assumed by Sponsors, their subsidiaries, affiliates or their respective officers, directors, employees or agents from entrant's participation in or attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes or entrant’s ability or inability to upload or download any information in connection with the Sweepstakes. No responsibility or liability is assumed by the Sponsors or their affiliates, subsidiaries or their respective officers, directors, employees or agents for technical problems or technical malfunction arising in connection with any of the following occurrences which may affect the operation of the Sweepstakes: Hardware or software errors; faulty computer, telephone, cable, satellite, network, electronic or Internet connectivity or other online or network communication problems; errors or limitations of any Internet providers, servers, hosts or other providers; faulty data transmissions; failure of any online transmissions to be sent or received; lost, late, delayed or intercepted transmissions; inaccessibility of the Facebook site in whole or in part for any reason; traffic congestion on the Internet; unauthorized human or non-human intervention of the operation of the Sweepstakes, including without limitation, unauthorized tampering, hacking, theft, virus, bugs, or worms; or destruction of any aspect of the Sweepstakes. Sponsors are not responsible for any typographical errors in the announcement of prizes or these Official Rules, or any inaccurate or incorrect data contained on the Website or on Sponsors’ Facebook Pages.
IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSORS, THEIR AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OR DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, REVENUE, OR OPPORTUNITY, OR FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, ARISING OUT OF ENTRANT’S ACCESS TO AND USE OF SPONSORS’ WEBSITE OR FACEBOOK PAGES OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING OF MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM SAID SITES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON SUCH SITES OR ANY PRIZE WON IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR COLLATERAL, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THIS DISCLAIMER DOES NOT APPLY TO ANY PRODUCT WARRANTY OFFERED BY THE MANUFACTURER OF THE ITEM.
CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
General Conditions: If any one or more provisions of these Official Rules are held to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability shall not affect the validity, effect, or enforcement of any other provision or provisions of these Official Rules. Sponsors’ failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Force Majeure: The failure of Sponsors to comply with any provision of this Official Rules due to an act beyond Sponsors’ control including without limitation infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering and unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, acts of God, hurricane, war, terrorism, fire, riot, earthquake, actions of governmental authorities outside the control of Sponsors, or other acts beyond the control of Sponsors shall not be considered a breach of these Official Rules. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsors that, in the sole opinion of Sponsors, could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsors reserve the right in their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes and select the winners from entries received prior to the action taken.
Governing Law; Jurisdiction; Venue: These Official Rules shall be interpreted in accordance with Illinois law without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. Entrants agree that the state and federal courts located in Illinois shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising from or relating to these Official Rules, this Sweepstakes or entrants' participation in this Sweepstakes, and entrants' consent to the personal jurisdiction and venue thereof.
Winners List: All winners will be contacted as described above. For a copy of the winners’ list, please write to:
Attn: Marketing “Facebook Sweepstakes-“500 Reasons to Like NOW Sports”
244 Knollwood, Suite 300
Bloomingdale, IL 60108