Candy Quest Sweetstakes Rules

OFFICIAL RULES YumEarth Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”).

Void outside of the 50 United States, District of Columbia and where prohibited. Do not proceed to enter if you are not at least 18 years of age and a legal resident of, and located within, one of the 50 United States, or the District of Columbia, at the time of entry. By participating, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. MUST BE 18 YEARS OR OLDER TO ENTER OR WIN.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The YumEarth Candy Quest Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 AM ET on 6/10/17 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on 7/31/17.

SPONSOR: The Sweepstakes sponsor is YummyEarth Inc., 9 West Broad Street #440 Stamford, CT 06902 (Sponsor). The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram (“Instagram”), Facebook (“Facebook”) or Twitter (“Twitter”). By entering you understand that you are submitting your information to the Sponsor and not to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.

HOW TO ENTER:

During the YumEarth Candy Quest Sweepstakes Period, follow these steps to enter:

  1. “Follow” the official YumEarth Instagram Page, @YumEarth (https://www.instagram.com/yumearth/) if you do not already.

  2. Take a photo of our new YumEarth packaging wherever you see it

  3. Post that photo on Instagram with the hashtag #yumearthsweeps and tag @yumearth for your chance to win

Alternative method of entry by email: To enter without interacting with our Instagram, you may alternatively enter by submitting an email to: marketing@yumearth.com with the subject "YumEarth Sweepstakes", and including your first and last name in the body of your email.

By submitting/posting an Entry, you agree that your Entry conforms to these Official Rules and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may declare your Entry void and disqualify you from the Sweepstakes if it believes that your Entry fails to conform, for any reason it deems appropriate in Sponsor’s sole discretion, to these Official Rules.

If you enter by either Instagram or email using your wireless device, wireless access and data fees may apply. Please consult your wireless service provider regarding your pricing plan. Not all cellular phone providers carry necessary service to participate. Check your phone capabilities for specific instructions. Wireless access is not available in all areas.

LIMIT: Regardless of method of entry, limit one (1) entry per person throughout the length of the Sweepstakes. You may only use one (1) Instagram account or one (1) email address to enter the Sweepstakes.

ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of the Sponsor and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes and each of their respective parents, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate family members (regardless of where they reside) or household members, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win. “Immediate family members” shall mean spouses, parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings and their respective spouses. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months per year.

WINNER SELECTION: Sponsor will conduct a random drawing to select one (1) potential winner from among all eligible entries received. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winner will be notified via email/Instagram direct message and may be required to provide proof of eligibility within twenty-four (24) hours of time and date of notification, or an alternate potential winner may be selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries received during that Eligibility Period. 

PRIZES (1 total): One prize will be awarded during the Sweepstakes Period. The total approximate retail value of the prize available in the Sweepstakes will not exceed $250.00. YumEarth Candy Quest Sweepstakes – One winners will receive a year supply of assorted YumEarth candy (52 family sized bags).

Prize Conditions: Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either expressed or implied by Sponsor. Prizes cannot be transferred and cannot be sold, bartered or exchanged for money. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. All applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, and all other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of the winners. Released Parties (as defined below) disclaim all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any prize (or portion thereof) accepted by a winner. The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules. Prizes are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified thereon. All prize details are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.

CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS: All entries become the property of the Sponsor. Any entry that is tampered with, forged, illegible, mutilated, altered, duplicated or obtained through unauthorized distribution channels, will be null and void. Sponsor may discontinue this Sweepstakes at any time. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes, or should the Sweepstakes be unable to run as planned for any other reason, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration, notice will be posted.

Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor, and its agencies, to use winners’ names and/or likeness and hometown information (city and stated residence) for advertising and publicity purposes in any, and all, media now known or hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity, without further compensation, notification, or permission except where prohibited by law. All entry information collected may be used for the Sponsor’s internal purposes and to send entrants information about Sponsor’s products/promotions but will not be provided or sold to third parties, except as necessary for the administration of the Sweepstakes or legal procedure.

By entering, entrants agree to these Official Rules and all decisions of the Sponsor will be final and binding. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Released Parties (as defined below) (a) make no warranty, guarantee or representation of any kind outside those written in these Official Rules, and (b) disclaim any implied warranty.

ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that: (1) 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 exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at a AAA regional office in New York, NY; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages including attorney’s fees or any other damages, other than for entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

RELEASES: By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, Instagram and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes and each of their respective parents, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance, use or misuse of any prizes.

OTHER: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, undelivered, garbled or misdirected entries, winner notifications or other Sweepstakes-related materials; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, winner notifications, the announcement of the prizes, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer related to, or resulting from, participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials in connection therewith. Sponsor reserve the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of any website promoting the Sweepstakes or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor further reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this Sweepstakes if the Sweepstakes is compromised by virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention, or any other causes which, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, proper play or integrity of the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation or termination, Sponsor reserves the right to select the potential winner(s) for the drawing(s) at issue in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries for the drawing at issue received prior to date of cancellation or termination. In the event of a dispute regarding entry, entry will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address used to register the Instagram account associated with the entry or the email address used for the alternative method of entry and he/she must comply with these Official Rules. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses or the natural person who is assigned the mobile phone number by a wireless service provider.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

WINNERS’ NAMES: For the names of the winners, available after 8/15/17, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Winners’ Names, YumEarth ATTN: Kimberly Pia, 9 West Broad Street  #440 Stamford, CT 06902.