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What are the rules and regulations for the Malika Ameen Cookbook Giveaway?

Wholesome Sweeteners, Inc.“Malika Ameen Cookbook Giveaway” OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS GIVEAWAY. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.

These Official Rules govern Wholesome Sweeteners, Inc.’s (“Sponsor”) “Malika Ameen Cookbook” (the “Giveaway”). Five prizes will be awarded. Giveaway begins at 12:00 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on November 6, 2016 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on November 13, 2016 (the “Giveaway Period”). This Giveaway shall be subject to these Official Rules and, by entering, all entrants agree to be bound by the terms and conditions herein. Any infraction of these rules will lead to the disqualification of the entry.

To enter: To enter, fill out the entry form found at WholesomeSweet.Com (“the Website”) with your complete contact information. If you have questions about the giveaway during the Giveaway Period, please read through these Official Rules, and then contact the Sponsor for further information.

Entries generated by a script, computer programs, macro, programmed, robotic or other automated means are void and may be disqualified. Entries that are in excess of the stated limits, incomplete, illegible, corrupted, damaged, destroyed, forged, false, lost, late or misdirected, deceptive or otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules may be disqualified from the Giveaway, at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Entries originating at any other website are not permitted and may be disqualified. Each person may only enter the contest once. Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for Contest.

Eligibility: Contest is only open to legal residents in the fifty (50) United States of America and the District of Columbia, except residents of the state of Rhode Island. Contestants must be at least eighteen (18) years old. Employees, officers, directors and agents of Wholesome Sweeteners, Inc. and their respective affiliates, promotion and advertising agencies and members of their immediate family (spouse, parent, sibling or child and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household of such employees, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win a prize. Contest is void in the state of Rhode Island, outside the continental United States, and where prohibited by law, regulation, statute or other appropriate authority, and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Sponsor reserves the right to verify all eligibility qualifications. All eligible individuals as defined herein are referred to as “Entrant”.

Drawing: Five winners will be selected by the Sponsor  on or about November 14, 2016 and announced through the Wholesome!® social channels including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. All decisions of the Sponsor are final. Odds of winning will be determined by the number of eligible entries received. Prize consists of only those items specifically described as included in the prize. All fees, federal, state and other taxes, costs and expenses relating to the use, acceptance and possession of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prizes will be fulfilled 2-4 weeks after the conclusion of the Giveaway Period.

Prize: One winner will receive a prize pack (valued at $100) that contains:

  • Sweet Sugar Sultry Spice Cookbook by Malika Ameen
  • 1.5lb Organic Light Brown Sugar
  • 1.5lb Organic Dark Brown Sugar
  • 2lb Organic Cane Sugar
  • 1.5lb Organic Turbinado
  • 16oz Organic Honey
  • 11.2oz Organic Light Corn Syrup
  • 16oz Organic Molasses
  • 1lb Organic Coconut Palm Sugar
  • 1lb Organic Powdered Sugar
  • 20oz Organic Pancake Syrup

Notification: The winner will be notified by the email that they submit through the entry form on the website. From there, the fulfillment will be conducted via the designated email. Sponsor is not responsible for invalid email address entry. Winners may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (where legal) within five (5) days of the notification issuance date. Failure to return the documents and/or requested information, or the return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable, or if a winner is found to be ineligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries.

Prize Restrictions:

Prizes are non-transferable, and no substitutions are allowed except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater value, should the prize become unavailable for any reason. By accepting any prize, winners consent to use of his/her name or likeness for advertising/publicity purposes without further consideration, except where prohibited by law.

Prizes are awarded “as-is” with no warranty or guarantee of any kind either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.  Sponsor is not liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive or consequential loss or damage of any kind arising from or related to the prize or use of the prize. No substitution, assignment, or transfer of any portion of the prize is permitted, except that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to provide cash or substitute prizes of approximately equal or lesser value.

All expenses not specified above, including, without limitation, all federal, state, and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the individual winner. Prizes will be shipped to winner, at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Income, and other taxes (if any), on the value of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. 

PrivacyExcept where prohibited, participation in the Giveaway constitutes Entrant’s consent that Sponsor may send information, samples or special offers it believes may be of interest to entrant about its publications or other complementary goods or services offered by Sponsor. Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy at http://wholesomesweet.com/knowledgebase/what-is-the-wholesome-privacy-policy/.

General Conditions:

Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process or the operation of the Website, or who otherwise violates these Official Rules.

Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate this Giveaway if it cannot be completed as planned due to computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, technical failures, other conditions beyond Sponsor’s control, or for any other reason at Sponsor’s sole discretion, and to select winner from eligible entries received on or before the termination date. Sponsor is not responsible for any failure to contact entrants, whether due to technical or human error. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an online entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the email account associated with the email submitted with the entry is registered.

By participating, Entrant agrees: (i) to be bound by these Official Rules; (ii) that any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in this Giveaway but, in no event, attorneys’ fees, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, and consequential damages and any other damages, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased, some jurisdictions do not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you; (iii) that Sponsor and Partner have the right to use Entrant’s first name, last name, and city and state, photograph, image, and likeness on Sponsor’s or Partner’s website and in any and all publicity and advertising without any further attribution, notification or compensation to participant except where prohibited by law; (iv) to be contacted by Sponsor or Partner by public announcement, telephone, mail or email regarding this Giveaway; (v) to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Partner and their agents for any liability, damages, loss or injury resulting from participation in this Giveaway or the acceptance, possession, shipping and handling, loss, use or misuse of any prize provided in this Giveaway; and (vi) that Texas shall apply exclusively to the Giveaway and that any dispute with respect to the Giveaway shall be resolved in either the federal or state courts located in the State of Texas, without regard to choice of law rules. Entrants and prize recipients assume sole liability for injuries, including personal injuries and/or damage to person or property, caused or claimed to be caused by participating in this Giveaway or the acceptance, possession, shipping and handling, loss, use or misuse of any prize provided.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ENTRANTS TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF APPLICABLE CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW AND TO DISQUALIFY THE ENTRANT FROM THE GIVEAWAY.

Sponsor: Wholesome Sweeteners, 14141 Southwest Freeway, Suite 160, Sugar Land, TX 77478.

For questions, please send a private message to Wholesome Sweeteners via Facebook or Twitter.

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Disclaimer:

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