NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALCOHOL IS NOT A PART OF THE PRIZE. This Sweepstakes is sponsored by O’Neill Beverages Co. LLC,8418 S. Lac Jac Ave. Parlier, CA 93648 (the “Sponsor,” or “O’Neill”).
ELIGIBILITY. Sweepstakes participation is open only to legal residents of the United States (except where prohibited or restricted by law) who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. The “Charles Woodson’s Intercept Wines Raise A Glass To Excellence” (“Sweepstakes”) begins 12:01AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on Feb. 1st, 2023 and ends 11:59PM PT on Feb. 28th, 2023 (“Entry Period”). All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
The following are not eligible: employees, contractors, directors and officers of O’Neill and each of its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and web-design, advertising and promotion agencies, fulfillment, judging or other agency involved in the administration, development, fulfillment, and execution of this Sweepstakes (collectively, “Parties”), and the immediate family members of each, as defined below regardless of where they reside, and those living in their same households whether or not related. Employees of licensed alcoholic beverage manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of alcoholic beverages, as well as state or local alcohol beverage agencies and their employees, are not eligible. Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who, within the past six (6) months, performed services for Sponsor, or any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Sweepstakes or supplying the prize, and/or their respective parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or win. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, stepparents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.
TO ENTER. Residents of the United States may enter by visiting https://widget.smsinfo.io/v2/1c316c758cfc880109712ba3689e569c?st-lid=14115952 and following the instructions to electronically complete and submit the form (the “Entry”). Entrants may be asked to provide basic contact information, including your name, street or email address, or phone number. (NOTE: you must complete all required fields of the entry form and/or follow all entry instructions to be eligible.) This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with the social media platforms where content may be posted or shared (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc., collectively “Social Media Platforms”).
Limit one entry per person or email address during the Entry Period. Entrants must have web browsing capabilities to enter and may incur a standard data charge from their internet or wireless service provider for each visit. Check with your internet or wireless service provider for details on these and other applicable charges. Entrants are solely responsible for any such charges.
GENERAL CONDITIONS. By participating, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. The Sweepstakes and all content thereof is intended only for those who are of legal drinking age or older. Entrant agrees to not share content with those who do not meet legal drinking age requirements. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged except as may be provided herein. Entrant irrevocably grants Sponsor and its affiliates, legal representatives, assigns, agents and licensees, the unconditional and perpetual right and permission to reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, exhibit and/or otherwise use or reuse (without limitation as to when or to the number of times used), the Entry, including, but not limited to, the right to use entrant’s likeness, and/or statements regarding his/her participation in this Sweepstakes (with or without using the entrant’s name) in any and all media without limitation as to time or territory, and without additional compensation or approval from the entrant or any other party. Entrant expressly waives any intellectual property rights, privacy/publicity rights, or other legal or moral rights that might preclude the Sponsor’s use of the Entry and agrees not to sue or assert any claim against the Sponsor for the use of the Entry or entrant’s likeness or statements.
Entrant agrees to indemnify and hold Sponsor, its agencies and Parties and their respective affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders or other partners, including any of their employees, and the Social Media Platforms (collectively, the “Indemnitees”), harmless from any and all claims, damages, expenses, costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), and liabilities (including settlements), brought or asserted by any third party against any of the Indemnitees due to or arising out of the entrant’s Entry, or the entrant’s conduct in creating an Entry, or otherwise in connection with this Sweepstakes, including but not limited to claims for trademark infringement, copyright infringement, violation of an individual’s right of publicity or right of privacy, or defamation. Entrant further agrees to forever release and discharge Sponsor from any and all claims that any advertising subsequently produced, presented, and/or prepared by or on behalf of Sponsor infringes entrant’s rights with regard to any elements, characters or ideas contained in any Entry.
If for any reason the Sweepstakes cannot run as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, or other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, and/or suspend the Sweepstakes and to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, violates these Official Rules, or acts in a disruptive manner. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website involved in the Sweepstakes or to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be in violation of criminal and/or civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages, including attorneys’ fees, from any such entrant to the fullest extent of the law, including criminal prosecution. No responsibility is assumed by Sponsor for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alteration of entries or any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, typographical or other errors, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or electronic entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or on any website or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to, or resulting from, participation in or downloading any materials from this Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes, or in the announcement of the prizes. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it determines to be tampering with the entry mechanism, to be violating these Official Rules, or to be acting in a disruptive manner.
Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
PRIZES. Winners will receive one WSET Level 1 Awards in Wines via an online course. The winners will be chosen at random from among all properly submitted and accepted entries. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received, according the eligibility requirements in the Sweepstakes.
Total Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) per prize is $500. ARV is calculated as of the date of printing of these Official Rules. Any difference between stated ARV and actual value of the prize will not be awarded.
Winner is responsible for any and all federal, state and local taxes or assessments and any person winning over $600.00 in prizes will receive an IRS Form W-2G from Sponsor for the calendar year in which the prize is awarded. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
WINNER SELECTION. Potential winners will be chosen in a random drawing. The drawing will be conducted by Sponsor, whose decisions on all matters with respect to the selection of the winner and the interpretation of these rules and regulations will be final. Winner will be notified by email. Inability of Sponsor to contact winner within 72 hours after selection may result in disqualification of winner and an alternate winner may be selected in a random drawing at Sponsor’s direction. Prize will be sent to winner by email within two week after winner has been notified and accepted the prize. If prize is returned as undeliverable, then prize will be forfeited and another winner will be randomly drawn.
Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant or winner and may refuse to award a prize to a person who is not eligible or has violated a rule, gained unfair advantage in the Sweepstakes, or obtained winner status using fraudulent means. In the event of dispute concerning the identity of an entrant, the Entry will be deemed submitted by the natural person who is the authorized holder of the email account provided on the entry form. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for notifications that are misdirected because of email addresses that are no longer correct, or for any other reason beyond the control of the Sponsor. Return of any prize notification as “undeliverable” will result in disqualification. If for any reason any prize is not claimed or a winner is disqualified, the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner will be selected from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period.
PRIZE CONDITIONS. Limit one prize per person. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize or any component thereof once delivered to the winner(s).
HOLD HARMLESS. Sweepstakes is provided “as is”. Winner and entrants agree that the Sweepstakes Parties shall not be responsible or liable for, and each winner and entrant agrees to release and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Parties from losses, damages, or injuries of any kind to person, including personal injury or death, or property resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes or Sweepstakes-related activity, including, but not limited to, the acceptance/possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or any injury or damage to entrant’s or third person’s property related to or resulting from any prize or any part of the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree that the Sweepstakes Parties will have no liability whatsoever for, and that entrant shall hold the Sweepstakes Parties harmless against, any liability for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy as well as injuries, damages, or losses of any kind, whether or not foreseeable, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages to persons or to property arising out of the prize awarded hereunder.
Without limiting the foregoing, everything regarding the Sweepstakes, including any websites used in connection therewith and any prize awarded hereunder, are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement, all of which are expressly disclaimed by the Sweepstakes Parties.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE. No liability or responsibility is assumed by Sponsor or Parties resulting from any user’s participation in or attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes or ability or inability to upload information in connection with participating in the Sweepstakes. No responsibility or liability is assumed by the Sponsor or Parties for technical problems or technical malfunction arising in connection with any of the following occurrences which may affect the operation of the Sweepstakes: hardware or software errors; faulty computer, telephone, cable, satellite, network, electronic, wireless or Internet connectivity or other online communication problems; errors or limitations of any Internet service providers, servers, hosts or providers; garbled, jumbled or faulty data transmissions; failure of any email transmissions to be sent or received; lost, late, delayed or intercepted email transmissions; inaccessibility of the Website in whole or in part for any reason; traffic congestion on the Internet or the Website; unauthorized human or non-human intervention of the operation of the Sweepstakes, including without limitation, unauthorized tampering, hacking, theft, virus, bugs, worms; or destruction of any aspect of the Sweepstakes, or loss, miscount, misdirection, inaccessibility or unavailability of an email account used in connection with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor and Parties are not responsible for any typographical errors in the announcement of prizes or these Official Rules, or any inaccurate or incorrect data contained on the Website. Use of Website is at user’s own risk. Sponsor and the Parties are not responsible for any personal injury or property damage or losses of any kind which may be sustained to user’s or any other person’s computer equipment resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes, use of the Website or the download of any information from the Website. By participating in the Sweepstakes, the entrant forever releases and discharges Sponsor and Parties from any and all claims, damages or liabilities arising from or relating to such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes. By accepting a prize in the Sweepstakes, Winner agrees that the Sponsor and Parties shall not be liable for any loss or injury resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or the acceptance or use of any prize. Sponsor and Parties are not liable in the event that any portion of the Sweepstakes is cancelled due to weather, fire, strike, civil unrest, government action, acts of war or terrorism, or any other condition beyond their control.
Choice of Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrant, Sponsor and the Indemnitees in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of California. All claims, judgments, and awards on behalf of entrant will be limited to lesser of actual out-of-pocket costs incurred or two hundred fifty dollars ($250). Attorneys’ fees will not be awarded or available to entrant, even if entrant proves to be a prevailing party. ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT THEY HEREBY WAIVE AND RELEASE ANY RIGHT TO BRING ANY DISPUTE AS A CLASS ACTION OR PARTICIPATE IN THE SAME.
RULES REQUESTS/NAMES OF WINNERS. For a copy of the Official Rules, please contact Sponsor by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org, Requests received after the date that is 60 days following the last date of entry will not be honored. For a list of the winners, please contact Sponsor by email at: email@example.com. Requests received after the date that is 60 days following the last date of entry will not be honored.