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1. Eligibility: The Glee Gum May 2017 Fair Trade Sweets & Treats Giveaway, an Instagram contest, is open to those who use Instagram, follow the Glee Gum Instagram account (instagram.com/glee.gum), follow the Divine Chocolate Instagram account (instagram.com/divinechocolateusa), follow the Navitas Organics Instagram account (instagram.com/navitasorganics), comment on the photo according to the rules, and are 18 years or older at the date of entry. This promotion is only open to legal residents of the United States of America and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Verve, Inc., their immediate family members, and/or those living in the same household of employees may submit comments, but are not eligible to win. The promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited
2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully bound by these rules, and agree that you meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of Verve, Inc. as final and binding as they relate to the content of this promotion.
3. Contest Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. EST and ending on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. EST.
4. How to Enter: The promotion may be entered by following these steps: the user must follow follow the Glee Gum Instagram account (instagram.com/glee.gum), follow the Divine Chocolate Instagram account (instagram.com/divinechocolateusa), follow the Navitas Organics Instagram account (instagram.com/navitasorganics), and comment on the Fair Trade Sweets & Treats Giveaway photo according to the rules, posted by Glee Gum on May 11, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. EST. The comment must include the Instagram handle of a friend. One entry per user.
5. Prizes: Three randomly selected winners each will receive the following: 1 Peppermint Glee Gum Pouch (75 pieces/pouch), 1 Bubblegum Glee Gum Pouch (75 pieces/pouch), 1 Make Your Own Gummies Kit (9.7 oz.), assorted Mini Glee Gum boxes (2 pieces/box); 1 Divine Chocolate Classics 10-Bar Gift Set (10 3.5 oz. bars in the following flavors: 70% Dark Chocolate, 85% Dark Chocolate, 70% Dark Chocolate with Raspberries, 70% Dark Chocolate with Mint, White Chocolate with Strawberries, Dark Chocolate with Hazelnut Truffle, 70% Dark Chocolate with Mango & Coconut, Milk Chocolate with Toffee and Sea Salt and Dark Chocolate with Pink Himalayan Salt, and Dark Chocolate with Whole Almonds); 1 Navitas Organics bag of Cacao Nibs (8 oz.); 1 Navitas Organics bag of Cacao Butter (8 oz.); 1 Fairtrade America tote bag; 1 Fairtrade America coffee mug; assorted Fairtrade America pins; a total value of over $88, plus shipping. Actual value may differ at time of prize awards. Verve, Inc., Divine Chocolate, and Navitas Organics shall determine the specifics of the prizes, including flavors. No cash or other prize substitutions shall be permitted except at Verve, Inc.’s discretion. The prizes are nontransferable. No substitution of the prizes or transfer/assignment of the prizes to others or request for the cash equivalent by the winners is permitted. Acceptance of prizes constitutes permission of Verve, Inc., Divine Chocolate, and Navitas Organics to use each winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
6. Odds: The odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received.
7. Winner Selection and Notification: The three (3) winners will be selected by a random drawing under the supervision of Verve, Inc. The winners will be notified by an Instagram direct message within one (1) day of the closure of the contest. Verve, Inc. shall have no liability for the winners’ failure to receive notices due to spam, or other security settings, or for the winners’ provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. The winners must then respond within seven (7) days from the time the award notification is sent in order to claim the prizes. If a winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within seven (7) days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prizes may be passed on to another entrant. Receipt by the winners of the prizes offered in this promotion is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Any violation of these rules by the winners, at Verve Inc.’s sole discretion, will result in the winners’ disqualification as the winners of the contest and all privileges as winners will be immediately terminated. Prizes will be fulfilled within eight (8) weeks of the end of the contest. Prizes will be shipped from different locations and may arrive at different times.
8. Rights Granted by You: By entering this contest, you understand and agree that Verve, Inc. and anyone acting on behalf of Verve, Inc. shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the world, without limitation, your entry, provided name, statements about the promotion, and provided biographical information for news, publicity, advertising, information, trade, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Verve, Inc. from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Verve, Inc. may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
9. Terms & Conditions: Verve, Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify and remove any entry that it deems obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate, and/or containing any material that is unlawful, in violation of, or contrary to the laws or regulations of the state wherein the entry was created. Verve, Inc. also reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the promotion should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Verve, Inc.’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the promotion. In such case, Verve, Inc. may select the winners from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Verve, Inc. Verve, Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the promotion or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. Verve, Inc. has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the promotion, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by promotion rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, Verve, Inc. reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, you agree to release and hold harmless Verve, Inc. and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the contest and/or their acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the promotion or the processing of entries.
11. Disputes: THIS PROMOTION IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND RHODE ISLAND, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this promotion, you agree that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this promotion, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Rhode Island having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participants be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees. You further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
13. Winners’ List: To obtain a copy of the winners’ names or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Verve, Inc., 498 Pine Street, Providence, RI, 02907. Requests must be received no later than June 15, 2017, 11:59 p.m. EST.
14. Sponsor: The sponsor of the promotion is Verve, Inc., 498 Pine Street, Providence, RI, 02907.
15. Instagram: This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram. You are providing your information to Verve, Inc. and not to Instagram. By participating in this promotion, you agree to a complete release of Instagram from any claims. Additionally, you agree that you will not inaccurately tag content or encourage users to inaccurately tag content.
16. Agreement: By submitting an entry, you, the entrant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules.