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NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. GIVEAWAY IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. INTERNET ACCESS IS REQUIRED TO ENTER GIVEAWAY.
GIVEAWAY IS ONLY OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF OHIO WHO ARE TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. DO NOT ENTER THIS GIVEAWAY IF YOU ARE NOT PHYSICALLY LOCATED IN AND ARE A LEGAL RESIDENT OF OHIO. AN ENTRANT MUST BE TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF THE DATE OF HIS OR HER PARTICIPATION AND ENTRY. EACH ENTRANT HEREBY REPRESENTS AND WARRANTS THAT SUCH ENTRANT HAS READ THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND AGREES TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A CONTRACT. THIS CONTRACT INCLUDES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, GRANTS OF RIGHTS AND INDEMNITIES TO THE SPONSOR FROM THE ENTRANT AND A LIMITATION OF THE ENTRANT’S RIGHTS AND REMEDIES. IF ENTRANT IS NOT AT LEAST TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, AND/OR IF ENTRANT DOES NOT AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, DO NOT ENTER THIS GIVEAWAY.
ELIGIBILITY AND PARTICIPATION
Fall in Love with Buckeye Vodka Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) is open only to legal residents of Ohio who are physically located therein and who are at least twenty-one (21) years of age or older as of the date of their participation and entry. This Giveaway and any websites, web pages, and advertisements relating thereto are intended for viewing only within the eligible geographic area. Entries received from individuals residing outside the eligible geographic area or where restricted or prohibited by law or individuals who are not legal residents of the eligible geographic location will be disqualified. Employees, directors, officers, and agents of Buckeye Vodka (the “Sponsor”), and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, Administrator (defined below), any alcoholic beverage industry wholesalers, distributors, or licensed retailers, and members of the immediate families (defined for these purposes as a spouse, biological, adoptive and step-parents, adult children, siblings, grandparents, adult grandchildren and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or households (whether related or not) of any of the above are NOT eligible to participate or win a prize. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. By participating in this Giveaway and entering or attempting to enter into the Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees and acknowledges that: a) he or she has read and understands these Official Rules; b) he or she has met these Giveaway eligibility requirements; c) he or she unconditionally accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Giveaway; d) he or she waives any right to claim ambiguity in this Giveaway or these Official Rules; and e) winning and receiving a prize in contingent upon compliance of these Official Rules and fulfilling all requirements.
The Giveaway begins on 2/1/23 at 9:00 am ET and ends on 2/28/23 at 8:00 am ET.
HOW TO ENTER SWEEPSTAKES
For the purpose of this Giveaway a valid email address must be provided, and it is agreed that this email address will be added to Buckeye Vodka’s e-newletter database. You may unsubscribe at any time.
All Entries submitted become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. BY PARTICIPATING IN AND ENTERING GIVEAWAY, ENTRANTS ACKNOWLEDGE AND GRANT SPONSOR THE RIGHT TO POST PRIZE WINNER’S NAME AND GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION ACROSS ANY OR ALL OF SPONSOR’S DIGITAL AND SOCIAL ASSETS, AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION.
ENTRY SCREENING, ENTRANT VERIFICATION AND RESTRICTIONS
Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right to screen and verify the Entry Method entries hereinafter referred to as entry or entries, and in their sole discretion, Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right remove any entry it deems as unacceptable or fails to adhere to these Official Rules. Sponsor nor Administrator are obligated to notify Entrants of their actions to remove or disqualify any entry. Entrants agree if his or her entry is contested in any manner for any reason whatsoever, Sponsor or Administrator may disqualify that entry and discontinue use without notification and Entrants agree if any entry is contested in any manner for any reason whatsoever, Entrants will not contest the decision of Sponsor or Administrator and that such decision shall be final.
All entries and Entrants are subject to verification at any time and for any reason. The Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of compliance with these Official Rules, including, without limitation, proof of identity and/or eligibility, in a form acceptable to Sponsor and Administrator (including without limitation, government-issued photo identification) to participate in this Sweepstakes.
NONCAPTURE OF ENTRY
In the event that for any reason whatsoever, an Entrant’s entry, or any portion thereof, is not captured in accordance with these Official Rules, whether through no fault of Entrant or otherwise, including but not limited to as a result of the effects of hackers or the failure of any electronic equipment, or human intervention, computer or cellular transmission, or network connections, any such attempted entry submissions will become null and void, and Sponsor shall have no duty to advise Entrant, to allow Entrant to resubmit, or any liability for such failure in any respect; all of which Entrant hereby waives to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. Specifically without limiting the generality of the foregoing, in addition, Sponsor is not responsible for any lost, late, illegal, intercepted, incomplete, misdirected, damaged, destroyed, mutilated, unintelligible or not received entries, or for errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operations, in transmissions of entries. If an Entrant does not follow the stated entry method instructions above his or her entry will be viewed as not captured. All entries that are not captured for any reason whatsoever will be disqualified from the Giveaway.
MEANS OF ENTRY AND TAMPERING
There is a limit of one (1) entry per individual per each 24-hour period. Under no circumstances will Sponsor be responsible for awarding more than the stated number prizes herein. An entry obtained outside of an authorized, legitimate channel of method of entry as described in these Official Rules will be disqualified from Sweepstakes. Entrants are not permitted to use any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s) to enter or otherwise participate in or disrupt this Giveaway. If it is suspected or discovered by the Sponsor or Administrator (using any evidence or other information made available to or otherwise discovered by Sponsor or Administrator) that any person has attempted or has used any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s) to enter or otherwise participate in or disrupt this Giveaway; then he or she may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor or Administrator. The use of automated software or unauthorized computer programs to register for Sponsor’s Sweepstakes is prohibited. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any person found or suspected of tampering with the entry process or the operation of this Giveaway, or interfering with the proper entry of this Sweepstakes, or is acting in violation of these Official Rules, or is acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or is acting with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other persons will be disqualified. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER WITH OR VANDALIZE THIS GIVEAWAY OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE GIVEAWAY, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Failure by the Sponsor or Administrator to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
ODDS OF WINNING
Odds of Winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the respective Promotion Period.
There will be three (3) Prize Winners.
Each Prize consists of a Buckeye Vodka swag bag and a $50.00 gift card to an Ohio restaurant. The approximate value of the grand prize is $150.00. Any difference between the stated value and the actual cost of the prize will not be awarded to the Prize Winners. Prize Winner, hereinafter referred to as prize winner or prize winners, agree and acknowledge they will assume sole responsibility for all costs associated with the prize not explicitly outlined in these Official Rules. Prize winner must accept the prize being awarded or the prize may be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate prize winner. Terms and conditions apply to claiming a prize. Prizes are non-transferable in whole or in part except at the discretion of the Sponsor. Prizes may not be sold, bartered, traded, refunded, commissioned or redeemed for cash value. No substitution or cash redemption will be awarded. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or component thereof) or a Gift Card of equal or greater value due to prize unavailability or for any reason whatsoever. Prize winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to the prize upon being awarded and Sponsor does not have any obligation or responsibility to replace the prize if lost, damaged or stolen. Sponsor is not responsible for any fees, costs, or additional charges that may result from an Entrant and/or prize winner participating in the Giveaway or being awarded and receiving and using a prize. The use of a third-party trademark is for the purpose of prize description only, and such use is not intended to suggest or imply sponsorship, endorsement, or approval of this Giveaway. Prizes will be awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, Sponsor has not made nor in any manner is responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact, or in law, relative to any prize thereof, including but not limited to its quality, condition, appearance, safety or performance. In accordance with Federal and state rules, alcohol will not be given as a prize or prize component. The total ARV of all prizes being awarded is $150.00.
ADDITIONAL GIVEAWAY ENTRY CONDITIONS
Once an entry is submitted, it cannot be deleted, canceled or modified by an Entrant. Entrant grants to Sponsor, or any representative acting on behalf of Sponsor, the right to use all information related to the Giveaway for marketing purposes, administration of Giveaway, or any other purpose Sponsor believes may be of interest to Entrant about products and services offered by Sponsor unless prohibited by law. Sponsor assumes no liability for any entries submitted into the Giveaway that violate these Official Rules, nor does Sponsor assume any liability for infringement or invasion of privacy. Sponsor is not responsible for any change in an Entrant’s name, email address or the inability of a potential prize winner to receive notification by Administrator. If for any reason whatsoever, data is not available to contact a potential prize winner, his or her entry will become null and void and the potential prize winner will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes.
LICENSE TO USE SUBMITTED MATERIALS AND SPONSOR’S RIGHTS TO ENTRIES
By participating and submitting an entry, Entrant agrees that Entrant’s entry submission is gratuitous and is made without restriction and will not place Sponsor under any obligation that Sponsor is free to disclose the entry on a non-confidential basis to anyone, without any compensation to Entrant. Entrant further grants to Sponsor and its affiliated companies the unconditional and perpetual right and permission to copyright, reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, modify, create derivative works of, exhibit, and otherwise use the entry (with or without Entrant’s name) in any media now known or later developed throughout the world for any purpose, without limitation, and without additional review, compensation, or approval from Entrant, or any other party on Entrant’s behalf. Entrants and prize winners acknowledge and agree their entries become the property of the Sponsor, which thereby has the right to promote and otherwise use the entries in any way Sponsor sees fit as permitted by law.
PRIZE WINNER NOTIFICATION AND REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A PRIZE WINNER
Prize winners will be the potential prize winner until Administrator confirms his or her prize winner status. Administrator will initially notify the potential prize winner by sending an email to the email address associated with his or her submitted form.
Sponsor reserves the right to request prize winner submit to a confidential background check to confirm eligibility and to ensure that the use of any such person in advertising or publicity for Giveaway will not bring Sponsor into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on the Giveaway or Sponsor as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. By entering the Giveaway, Entrant hereby acknowledges and authorizes Sponsor to conduct a confidential background check in the event his or her entry is selected as a potential prize winner. Sponsor in their sole discretion reserves the right to disqualify a potential prize winner on the basis of the findings resulting from such a confidential background check. In the event a potential prize winner fails to adhere to instructions given by Administrator, the potential prize winner may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes and ineligible to claim a prize or receive any type of compensation. In Sponsor’s or Administrator’s sole discretion, a selected entry of the potential prize winner will be disqualified from the Giveaway if a potential prize winner: a) is unreachable or unresponsive to notification or attempted notification; or b) declines or cannot accept, receive or use the prize or any component of the prize for any reason; or c) does not meet eligibility requirements; or d) has failed to comply with these Official Rules; or e) submits a response after the allocated response by date. If the potential prize winner is disqualified from the Giveaway for any reason whatsoever, he or she will be required to forfeit the prize without compensation of any kind. Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right to modify the notification process. Prize winner must continue to comply with the Official Rules and receiving a prize is contingent upon abiding and accepting the Official Rules and fulfilling all of Sponsor’s or Administrator’s instructions.
ENTRANT AND PRIZE WINNER RELEASE OF PUBLICITY RIGHTS
By entering Giveaway or accepting a prize, Entrant and prize winner agrees to allow Sponsor or a representative acting on Sponsor’s behalf the perpetual right to use Entrant’s and prize winner’s entry, geographical information, photos, videos and/or likeness, and comments for Giveaway, trade, commercial, advertising and publicity purposes, at any time or times, by any and all means, devices, processes and technology, and in all language and in all media, now known or hereafter invented, contemplated or devised, including, without limitation, the internet, television, film, video cassettes, video discs and other audio-video devices, and radio broadcast and print publications for advertising, promotional, regulatory compliance and/or other purposes related to Giveaway without notice to prize winner, without credit and without compensation or obligation except where prohibited by law.
COMPLIANCE TO OFFICIAL RULES
BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, ENTRANT AGREES THAT SUCH ENTRY COMPLIES WITH ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS STATED IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES. THE RELEASED PARTIES (DEFINED BELOW) WILL BEAR NO LEGAL LIABILITY REGARDING THE USE OF ANY ENTRY ENTRANT SUBMITS. THE RELEASED PARTIES SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY ENTRANT IN THE EVENT IT IS SUBSEQUENTLY DISCOVERED ENTRANT HAS DEPARTED FROM OR NOT FULLY COMPLIED WITH ANY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES. By submission of an entry, Entrant warrants and represents: (i) the entry is Entrant’s sole property; (ii) Entrant has full authority to submit the entry; (iii) he or she has met these Giveaway eligibility requirements and unconditionally accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator.
RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
BY PARTICIPATING AND ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES ENTRANTS, PRIZE WINNERS, AGREES TO RELEASE, INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, ADMINISTRATOR AND THEIR PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, PARTNERS, REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES (INCLUDING EMOTIONAL DISTRESS), FROM ANY AND ALL CAUSE OF ACTION, LIABILITIES, SUITS, CLAIMS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THIRD PARTY CLAIMS THAT MAY BE MADE AGAINST ENTRANTS, AND CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO ACCEPTANCE, RECEIPT, POSSESSION OR USE/MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE, OR ANY PUBLICITY OR OTHER PUBLIC EXPOSURE OF ENTRANT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, CLAIMS CONCERNING INFRINGEMENT OR INVASION OF ENTRANT’S PRIVACY OR PUBLICITY RIGHTS, OR DEFAMATION, OR ACTS UNDERTAKEN IN PREPARATION FOR, OR PARTICIPATION IN, THE GIVEAWAY, AND LOSSES AND/OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS, INCLUDING DEATH, OR PROPERTY ARISING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ANY PRIZE OR RESULTING FROM AWARDING, ACCEPTANCE, NOTIFICATION, POSSESSION, USE, MISUSE, LOSS OR MISDIRECTION OF ANY PRIZE OR RESULTING FROM PARTICIPATING OR INABILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES PROMOTION OR ANY GIVEAWAY PROMOTION OR PRIZE RELATED ACTIVITIES. ENTRANT ASSUMES LIABILITY FOR INJURIES CAUSED OR CLAIMED TO BE CAUSED BY PARTICIPATING IN THE GIVEAWAY, OR BY THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OF, OR FAILURE TO RECEIVE ANY PRIZE. The Released Parties shall not have any obligation, responsibility or liability, including but not limited to any responsibility to provide compensation or award any prize to any individual, whether or not an Entrant, with regard to: (1) Entries that are forged, falsified or altered or contain inaccurate information or do not comply with or violate these Official Rules; (2) Entries and/or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, unrecorded, damaged, garbled, or misdirected, for errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects or delays in operations or transmission of information, in each case whether arising by way of technical or other failures or malfunctions of computer hardware, software, communication devices or transmission lines or data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entry materials, loss or otherwise; (3) Electronic communications which are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in an Entrant’s email account to receive email messages; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone or data transmission systems; interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections; any error omission, interruption, defect or delay in any transmission or communication; traffic congestion on the Internet or any technical problem; (4) Any technical or human errors resulting in errors of printing of Giveaway offer, administration of Sweepstakes, potential prize winner Giveaway notification, announcement of Giveaway prize winner and/or prizes, or any errors of any kind that may result in the selection and notification of a prize winner; (5) Entrants who have committed fraud or deception in entering or participating in the Giveaway or claiming a prize; (6) Any inability of a prize winner to accept the prize in whole or in part for any reason whatsoever; (7) If a prize cannot be awarded to a prize winner due to delays or interruptions due to Acts of God, natural disasters, threats of or actual terrorism, weather, war, fire, labor dispute or strike, civil disturbance, riot, transportation interruption or any similar event or cause beyond the Released Parties reasonable control; (8) Human error, unauthorized human intervention, inaccurate or non-capture or mis-entry of any information and/or of an entry; (9) Any Entrant, prize winner or any other person for damage to such person’s computer or its contents or mobile device; and 10) malfunctions or interference resulting from illicit, malicious or injurious code (including but not limited to viruses, worms, and denial of service attacks). Entrants, attempted entrants and prize winners acknowledge that he or she will release and hold harmless Released Parties from any liabilities, and for but not limited to any claims or causes of action based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and if applicable, the condition and features of a prize. Sponsor reserves the right to correct any errors pertaining to this Giveaway for any reason whatsoever. If for any reason whatsoever, the Sweepstakes (in whole or in part) is not capable of running as planned due to but not limited to, computer virus, worm, bug, tampering, hacking, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical difficulties or failures or any other causes which in the sole opinion of Sponsor, could corrupt or affect the administration, security, integrity, fairness, or proper conduct of this Giveaway, the discretion of only the Sponsor, reserves the right to cancel, modify, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes and determine prize winners from entries already received or as otherwise deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor.
Except where prohibited, by participating, Entrant, prize winner agrees that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, administration, and enforceability of the Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of an Entrant, prize winner and Sponsor shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the state of Ohio without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction and that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of actions arising out of, or connected with the Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (3) under no circumstances will any Entrant, prize winner be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. By entering the Sweepstakes, all participants agree to be subject to jurisdiction in the Federal and State courts of Ohio and agree that all disputes relating in any way to this Sweepstakes must be resolved in the courts of Ohio. Entrants and prize winners agree not to raise the defense of forum non conveniens.
SEVERABILITY AND HEADINGS
If any provision of these Official Rules is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Official Rules and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Headings are used in these Official Rules solely for convenience of reference and shall not be deemed to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of these Official Rules or any provision hereof.
The value of a prize may be taxable as income to a prize winner. Prize winner is solely responsible, at his or her own costs, for all matters relating to the prize, including but not limited to all federal, state, and local taxes. It is the sole responsibility of the prize winner to seek independent counsel regarding tax implications.
To obtain the prize winner list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:
Fall in Love with Buckeye Vodka Giveaway
c/o RMD2099 W 5th AveColumbus, OH 43212
Requests must be received by March 30, 2023.
If any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Giveaway-related materials, the terms and conditions of these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control to the fullest extent permitted by law. All interpretations of these Official Rules and decisions by Sponsor and Administrator are final.
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