COOK LA BOITE @ HOME SWEEPSTAKES Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN
A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING
AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: PARTICIPATION IN THE COOK LA BOITE @ HOME SWEEPSTAKES (THE “SWEEPSTAKES”) CONSTITUTES ENTRANT’S AGREEMENT TO AND ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES WHICH SHALL GOVERN ALL ASPECTS OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE DECISIONS OF THE SPONSOR, WHICH ARE FINAL AND BINDING. SELECTED WINNERS MUST COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
SPONSOR: Ma'amoul Shop LLC d/b/a La Boite, 724 11th Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10019.
ENTRY PERIOD: Sweepstakes begins at 5:00:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on April 26, 2021 and ends at 11:59:59 PM EST on May 31, 2021 (the “Entry Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open to individuals who are residents who reside in the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia) age 18 or older. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor (“Released Parties”) are not eligible to enter or win. No groups, clubs or organizations may participate in this Sweepstakes or reproduce or distribute any portion of these Official Rules to its members. The Sweepstakes and any advertisements relating thereto are only intended for viewing within 50 United States (including the District of Columbia).
HOW TO ENTER: Select a recipe from those provided by Sponsor on its website www.laboiteny.com. To enter prepare the recipe using the same or similar spice profiles as provided in the recipe (using La Boite spice mixes are not a requirement of entry) and post a photo of the prepared dish with a comment reviewing the recipe you posted which will be posted through Disqus. You must have an account with Disqus in order to post your photo and comment which is free. The photo and comment posted through Disqus are collectively your “Entry(ies)”.
Each person satisfying the above requirements and these official rules shall be considered an “Entrant.” Up-to 3 entries per Entrant. Entries attempted through the use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed, or similar methods will be void. Sponsor is not responsible for entries that are late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, illegible, garbled, fail to post, or any combination thereof. All Entries, requests and/or materials submitted will not be returned or acknowledged. In the event of a dispute as to the ownership of any Entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the Entrant. Each winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
Requirements of Entries: Your Entries must meet the following requirements and by entering you represent and warrant and agree that:
The Entry you submit was created by you or you have received prior permission from any individual involved in the creation of the Entry (“Third Party Participant”), or any individual depicted in the Photo (“Identified Individuals”) and you have the right to use the Entry, and all elements of the Entry (including the License contemplated for use of an Entry in accordance with these Official Rules;
The Entry does not contain any prominent use of third-party trademarks, trade names, brands or logos other than La Boite;
The Entry does not depict any [individual other than the Entrant;
The Entry does not defame or otherwise violate the rights of any third party; and
The Entry cannot be offensive or contain any elements such as nudity, graphically violent imagery, sexually suggestive imagery, or be explicitly racial, profane, slanderous or visually depict alcohol or gambling or be contrary to the interests of Sweepstakes or Sponsor, as determined in the sole discretion of the Sponsor.
Licensed Rights: Entrants retain ownership of the Entries submitted in this Sweepstakes. However, by entering you grant Sponsor and any organizations affiliated with Sponsor, the perpetual, fully-paid, irrevocable, exclusive license to reproduce, prepare derivate works of, distribute, display, exhibit, transmit, broadcast, digitize, otherwise use, and permit others to use and perform throughout the world the Entry, and any elements thereof, in any manner, form, or format now or hereinafter created and for any purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising or promotion, including on [website].com, and social media platforms owned or managed by Sponsor, all without further consent from or payment to you, a Third Party Participant, any Identifiable Individuals, or any other entity or individual (“License”). The Entry may be published and posted online but you agree that Sponsor has no obligation to post or publish your Entry, that all such postings or publication, if any, will be in Sponsor’s sole discretion and that the posting or publication of a Entry has no bearing on whether that Entry will be randomly selected as a winner. You will hold harmless Sponsor, its officers, directors, employees, divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies, from any claim by any third party relating to any rights in the Entries you submit.
WINNER SELECTION: At the end of the Entry Period Sponsor shall select 1 winner by conducting a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. The random drawing will be conducted by Sponsor whose decisions are final and binding.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified by private message or email to the email associated with their social media account used to post their Entry through Disqus or tagged in a comment publicly on Disqus if an email is not available on or about May 11, 2021. (Note: in order to receive a private message, potential winner has to have their privacy settings on their social media account or Disqus enabling notifications). Potential winners will be required to email Sponsor within 3 calendar days to provide their flavor preferences and address to send the prize; otherwise, the prize will be forfeited, and an alternative winner will be selected.
At Sponsor’s sole discretion, attempts may be made to notify up to 3 alternate winners for any unfulfilled prize; after which the unfulfilled prize will not be awarded. Except where prohibited by law, participating in the Sweepstakes and acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agents to use each winner’s name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting and production services) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
PRIZE TO BE AWARDED: The prize to be awarded is 3 jars of a spice blend creation prepared by Lior based off your preferences but created in the sole discretion of Lior (retail value: $250). No substitution or transfer of prize is permitted. All federal, state, local taxes relating to the use and acceptance of the prize, if any, is the sole responsibility of the winner.
ODDS: Odds of winning a Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received throughout the Entry Period.
RELEASES: Entrants agree to the Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, and release, defend and hold harmless Released Parties, Facebook, Twitter, Google or Disqus, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and all liability, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses of any kind to persons (including death) and property which may be sustained in connection with either directly or indirectly: 1) the awarding, receipt, ownership, use or misuse of a prize awarded herein; or 2) participation in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible and shall have no liability if Sweepstakes cannot be conducted as contemplated in these Official Rules due to cancellation, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, pandemic, virus, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism or any other event or situation that in any way affects Sponsor’s ability to conduct the Sweepstakes. In such case Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, suspend or cancel the 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. Winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes.
GENERAL: By entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant (and parent/legal guardian if applicable) affirms that they have read, understand and accepted the Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, the Sponsor reserves the right not to award any prize. Sponsor is not responsible for error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of Sweepstakes materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive Sweepstakes related information (including entries) by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof. Sponsor is also not responsible for any injury or damage to an Entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from entering and/or downloading any materials in connection with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant who engages in any conduct Sponsor deems to be improper, unfair or otherwise adverse to the operation of the Sweepstakes. Such improper conduct includes, but is not limited to, falsifying personal information required during Sweepstakes registration or prize claim, violating these Official Rules, accumulating entries through illegal methods or unfair tactics. CAUTION: Any attempt by any Entrant to undermine the legitimate operations of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such Entrant to the fullest extent permitted by law.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, Entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of New York, United States of America. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.
WINNERS LIST: For names of the winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope for receipt by Sponsor at the address above no later than 60 days following the Entry Period.
If promoted on social media, this Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Google or Disqus or any other social media platform. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes must be directed to the Sponsor and not to Facebook, Twitter, Google or Disqus.