Making Raw Feeding Fun Sweepstakes Official Rules

The “Making Raw Feeding Fun” Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”)

Important:  Please read these Official Rules before participating in the Sweepstakes, http://www.balancedblends.com/pages/making-raw-feeding-fun-gallery-sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements below.

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

  1. Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open only to those who sign up at http://www.balancedblends.com/pages/making-raw-feeding-fun-gallery-sweepstakes and who are at least 18 years old as of the date of entry. The Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of lower 48 United States (and the District of Columbia), and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Balanced Blends Inc., its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
  2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of Balanced Blends Inc.as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Sweepstakes.
  3. Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on October 17, 2016, 12.00 AM, (MT) and ending November 14, 2016, 5.00 PM (MT). All online entries must be received by November 14, 2016, 5.00 PM (MT).
  4. How to Enter: The Sweepstakes must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided at http://www.balancedblends.com/pages/making-raw-feeding-fun-gallery-sweepstakes. The entry must fulfill all Sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Balanced Blends Inc. You may enter only once. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Balanced Blends Inc.
  5. Prizes: The Winner(s) of the Sweepstakes (the “Winner”) will receive 15 lbs of Balanced Blends Raw Pet Food (value $90 - $120). Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by Balanced Blends Inc. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at Balanced Blends Inc. discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Balanced Blends Inc. to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
  6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  7. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected in a random drawing under the supervision of Balanced Blends Inc. Winner will be notified by email to the email address they entered the Sweepstakes with within seven (7) days following selection of Winner. Balanced Blends Inc. shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 15 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT Balanced Blends Inc.‘S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
  8. Rights Granted by You: By entering this Sweepstakes You understand and agree that Balanced Blends Inc., anyone acting on behalf of Balanced Blends Inc., and Balanced Blends Inc.’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.
  9. Terms & Conditions:Balanced Blends Inc.reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Balanced Blends Inc.’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Balanced Blends Inc. may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Balanced Blends Inc. Balanced Blends Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. Balanced Blends Inc. has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Contest rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, Balanced Blends Inc. reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from Balanced Blends Inc. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.
  10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Balanced Blends Inc.and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
  11. Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF COLORADO, U.S.A., WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Colorado having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
  12. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Balanced Blends Inc.website. To read the Privacy Policy, http://www.balancedblends.com/pages/privacy-policy click here.
  13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:Balanced Blends Inc. P.O. Box 21181 Boulder, CO. 80308, Unites States. Requests must be received no later than November 30, 2016 11.59 p.m. (MT).
  14. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Contest is Balanced Blends Inc. P.O. Box 21181 Boulder, CO. 80308, Unites States.
  15. Facebook: The Contest hosted by Balanced Blends Inc.is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.