OFFICIAL GENERAL CONTEST RULES
Any individual who enters, or participates in The Grand Giveaway (hereinafter referred to as a “Participant”) agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions provided in these Official General Contest Rules (“General Rules”),
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY: Unless otherwise noted, no purchase is necessary to enter or win a prize. A purchase will also not improve your chances of winning.
APPLICABLE LAW (VOID WHERE PROHIBITED):The Grand Giveaway is subject to and governed by applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation in The Grand Giveaway is void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law.
ELIGIBILITY: The Grand Giveaway is open to legal residents of the Unites States, who are at least 18 years of age at time of entry. The officers, directors, employees, contractors, and agents of The Grand Food Centers and any individual involved in the sponsorship, development, production, implementation and distribution of The Grand Giveaway and their immediate family members (and those living in the same household, whether or not related), are prohibited from participating in The Grand Giveaway and do not qualify as Participants. “Immediate family members” shall include spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren.
HOW TO ENTER: Official Entry forms for The Grand Giveaway will be sent by (EDDM) Every Door Direct Mail Service by the United States Post Office to households within specified mail routes around the Grand Food Centers. Also available in store?? Only official entry forms will be accepted. No copies will be accepted. Entry forms must be completed and brought into the store and deposited in the drop box before noon, October 28, 2017. Entries Are the Sole and Exclusive Property of The Grand Food Centers.
DISCLAIMER OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR ENTRIES: The Grand Food Centers are not responsible for problems with The Grand Giveaway entries, including but not limited to, entries which are lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete or illegible.
NO MULTIPLE ENTRIES: Entries shall be limited to one per household.
DRAWINGS: There will be drawings at both the Glencoe Store and the Winnetka Store on October 28, 2017 at 1:30 pm. One winner will be selected at each store by pulling from the entry drop box containing all of the entries per location. Winners need not be present and will be notified by the phone at the number provided on the entry form. Winners will need to provide satisfactory proof of identification to claim prize. Prize must be claimed within 30 days of notice of winning.
FALSE FRAUDULENT OR DECEPTIVE ENTRIES OR ACTS: Participants who, in the view of The Grand Food Centers provide false, fraudulent or deceptive entries or who engage in false, fraudulent or deceptive acts in connection with The Grant Giveaway will be disqualified and subject to criminal prosecution.
SPECIFIC ENTRY-METHOD RULES: Entries must be deposited in an official entry box by the announced deadline. Unless otherwise stated, no purchase is necessary in order to deposit an entry in the official entry box. Only official entry forms will be considered, and entries on reproduced forms will be disqualified.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION: As consideration for entering a Contest, all Participants agree to RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE and to INDEMNIFY The Grand Food Centers, its officers, employees, shareholders, representatives, managers, owners, agents, insurers, attorneys, (collectively, the Released Parties), from and against all claims, damages, charges, injuries, losses, proceedings, suits, actions (including but not limited to tort actions, product liability actions, wrongful death actions, warranty actions, breach of contract actions, privacy and defamation actions, misappropriation of likeness actions, identity theft), expenses and attorney fees that they or anyone on their behalf (including but not limited to their heirs, representatives or next of kin) have or might have for any death, injury, damage or claimed injury or damage arising out of, involving or relating to their participation in The Grand Giveaway, including, but not limited to, any claim that the act or omission complained of was caused in whole or in part by the strict liability or negligence in any form of the Released Parties.
ODDS OF WINNING: The odds of winning any Contest and/or prize will depend upon the number of Entries.
PRIZES: The winners will receive a $1,000 Gift Card to The Grand Food Center. This prize cannot be converted to cash. Any unused amount will remain on the balance on the gift card. Like other gift cards, this card shall be treated as cash. The Grand Food Centers will not replace a lost or stolen card. By completing the entry form, entrants are agreeing to be added to The Grand Food Center’s contact list, which is
used for informational and promotional correspondence. This information will only be used for The Grand Food Center and will never be sold to third parties. Entrants will be able to unsubscribe at any time through the link provided in the emails sent or can be requested in writing.
TAXES: The Participant prize-winner is solely responsible for determining and paying all federal, state and local taxes (including any sales taxes). Any person winning over $600 in prizes during any one year period will receive an IRS Form 1099 at the end of the calendar year, and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS. PUBLICITY RELEASE: Unless prohibited by applicable law, Participant authorizes and irrevocably grants to The Grand Food Centers and the other Released Parties (as defined above) permission to, from time to time, reference and discuss Participant and their participation in The Grand Giveaway in publications and/or on their website(s) in photographs, video recordings, digital images, audio recordings, as well as in newsletters, news releases, other printed materials, and in materials made available on the Internet or in other media now known or hereafter developed for any purpose. Such reference and discussion may involve Participant’s name and voice, and other personal/biographical material or their participation on-air.
DISQUALIFICATION: All participants agree to be bound by these General Rules. Non-compliance with any of these General Rules will result in disqualification and all privileges as a Participant will be immediately terminated. Smart Retailer, in its sole discretion, further reserves the right to disqualify any person for: (i) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; (ii) gaining an unfair advantage in participating in the Contest; (iii) obtaining winner status using false, fraudulent or deceptive means; or (iv) engaging in otherwise unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing, or threatening behavior.
GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION: This Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, without reference to its conflict of laws principles. By entering the Contest, Participants hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts of Indiana and waive the right to have disputes arising out of the subject matter hereof adjudicated in any other forum. In no event, will any Participant be entitled to injunctive relief or equitable relief of any kind, or restrain the continuation of any Contest.