Terms and Conditions

Oregon Winette Wine Cork Craft Sweepstakes, Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES (or the “Promotion”). A purchase will not improve your chances of winning.

By entering this Promotion, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. If you do not agree to these Official Rules, do not enter the Promotion. You have not yet won. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth in these Official Rules. Any violation of these Official Rules may result in disqualification, without notice to the violator. All decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all respects.

1. SPONSOR.

Oregon Winette, 831 SW Vista Ave., Portland, OR 97205, United States (“Sponsor”).

This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Pinterest.

2. PROMOTION PERIOD.

The Promotion begins at 10:00 AM (PST) on November 24, 2012 and ends at 5:00 PM (PST) on November 30, 2012 (“Promotion Period”).

Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Promotion.

3. ELIGIBILITY.

This Promotion is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia, who can provide proof of U.S. residency, and who are 18 years of age or over at the time of entry. Residents of U.S. territories and possessions, U.S. Military installations in foreign countries, and all locations not physically located within the continental United States are excluded from this Promotion.

Employees, officers and directors (including immediate family members and members of the same household of such employees, officers, and directors) of Oregon Winette and Wine Enthusiast and its affiliated companies (including those partners listed below), subsidiaries, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers and advertising and promotion agencies, and any others associated with this Promotion, are not eligible to participate. THIS PROMOTION IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

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4. HOW TO ENTER.

Participants can enter by commenting on the blog post with their favorite wine cork craft during the Promotion Period and following the instructions to complete the entry for a chance to wine. You must have a valid email address in order to enter. If you pin the image from a bonus entry, you must have a valid Pinterest account. Setting up a Pinterest account is free of charge. You acknowledge and agree that there are specific Pinterest terms and conditions that apply to your Pinterest accounts.

Entrants must supply their email address with comment submission on the blog post to be a valid entry. For 1 bonus entry, participants can repin the Wine Cork Craft Kit image to Pinterest using the #ORWinette&Win hashtag and/or retweet the sweepstakes.

The Promotion is limited to one entry per person, per household during the Promotion Period. Only completed entries received by the end of the Promotion Period will be eligible for prizes. All entries received after the end of the Promotion Period will be void and will not be eligible for a prize. The Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries, and proof of submission will not be deemed proof of receipt by the Sponsor. Entry materials are automatically null and void if not obtained through the authorized channels or if any part is late, incomplete, illegible, or contains typographical or other errors, and Sponsor is not responsible or liable in any way for such entries or errors. Any attempt by a participant to enter the Promotion more than once will disqualify the participant. The Sponsor has no obligation to notify the participant of the disqualified entry or disqualification of the participant.

In the event of a dispute as to the person associated with any entry, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address will be deemed the participant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. The entrants may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.

All entries submitted become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. All decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all respects. Unless required by law, the Sponsor is not required to review or respond to any correspondence received from an entrant regarding the Promotion.

5. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION.

On December 1, 2012, one winner will be randomly chosen from all eligible entries received within the Promotion period.

One prize winner will be selected by random

See description of prizes in Section 7 below.

The potential prize winner will be announced on Oregon Winette within the end portion on the blog post & in the comment fields. The potential prize winner will also be contact by the Sponsor via email. He/she will have three (3) business days to respond and claim the applicable prize. If the potential prize winner does not respond within the time frame outlined above, or if the applicable prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the applicable prize will be forfeited without notice to he potential winner, and the applicable prize may be given to an alternate winner at the Sponsor’s discretion. The potential prize winner must meet all eligibility requirements set forth in these Official Rules to qualify.

Sponsor will coordinate prize pick-up or delivery with the prize winner directly. If Sponsor delivers a prize via mail, the prize will be deemed delivered to the applicable prize winner once the prize is delivered by Sponsor to the U.S. Postal Service or other common carrier of Sponsor’s choosing. Sponsor will not be responsible or liable for a lost, stolen, or damaged prize once delivered to the U.S. Postal Service or other common carrier, or for any loss or damages relating to delivery or use of the prizes. The winners may be responsible for travel and shipping costs required to claim or use their prizes. By participating, you waive the right to claim as a cost of winning any prize, the cost of travel or shipping required to claim or use the prize.

6. ODDS OF WINNING. The odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

7. PRIZES.

The winner will receive the following prize. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of each prize is $34.95.

1.  Round Wine Cork Board Kit by Wine Enthusiast. Kit includes one (1) solid, round mahogany frame. Corks are not included. Approximately 60 corks are required to complete.

Actual values of prize may vary based on retail value or expected retail value at the start of the Promotion. Any difference between actual retail value of an applicable prize and the approximate retail value will not be awarded.

All expenses associated with acceptance and use of the prizes not expressly stated in these Official Rules are the sole responsibility of each winner. Sponsor makes no representation, warranty, or guarantee, in whole or in part, express or implied, in fact or in law, in relation to the prizes, including without limitation in relating to the prize quality, merchantability, fitness for a particular use, or suitability for use. Sponsor expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery and/or use of any prize, or the products or services purchased with any prize that is a gift certificate.

8. RELEASE.

By participating in this Promotion, you (i) agree to release Oregon Winette and Sponsor’s affiliated companies from any and all liability for any claims, losses, damages, injuries, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) of any kind arising out of or relating to your participation in this Promotion and/or your acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of your prize, if any; (ii) agree to indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor and Sponsor’s affiliated companies for, from, and against any third-party claims, losses, damages, liabilities, injuries, and costs and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) of any kind arising out of or relating to your participation in this Promotion, entry into this Promotion, and/or your possession, use, or misuse of your prize(s), if any; and (iii) acknowledge and agree that Sponsor and Sponsor’s affiliated companies  have not made and are not responsible or liable for any representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding the prizes. The prizes must be accepted as awarded, and the prizes are awarded “AS IS” with no warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, made by Sponsor or for which Sponsor may be liable.

9. PUBLICITY; PRIVACY.

Participants will not be required to disclose personal financial information to enter the Promotion.

Unless prohibited by law, acceptance of a prize constitutes the applicable winner’s permission for Sponsor, or third parties on Sponsor’s behalf, to use the winner’s name, image, likeness, voice, statements, city and state of residence, biographical data, prize received, and other identifiable information (collectively, a prize winner’s “Name and Likeness”) for promotional purposes in any media, now known or hereafter developed, throughout the world, including on the Internet, without providing additional notice, consent, review opportunity, or consideration to the applicable winner. Each prize recipient agrees that Sponsor (and third parties on Sponsor’s behalf) has the unrestricted, absolute, perpetual, and worldwide right to reproduce, copy, exhibit, display, perform, transmit, broadcast, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, and otherwise use the recipient’s Name and Likeness. Each prize recipient agrees that Sponsor may alter the recipient’s Name and Likeness and may combine the recipient’s Name and Likeness with other materials and information (including without limitation text, data, images, photographs, illustrations, animation, and graphics, or video or audio segments of any nature, in any media or embodiment, now know or hereafter developed). Each recipient accepts and acknowledges that Sponsor shall not be obligated to use recipient’s Name and Likeness, and Sponsor shall not incur any liability whatsoever to the extent Sponsor chooses to refrain from any exploitation of its rights hereunder.

Further, by entering the Promotion, you acknowledge that you are disclosing your personal information to Sponsor

10. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY.

Sponsor is not responsible or liable for any:
(a) incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by participants, printing or typographical errors, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion;
(b) telephone, computer, hardware, software, programming or interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections, network malfunction, or other technical failures or errors, or failure to properly process entries;
(c) communication disruption or other forces beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor, including inability to access the website, submit entries or other disruption related to Internet traffic, virus, bug or non- authorized intervention;
(d) damage caused by computer virus or otherwise to any computer from entrant’s access of the Promotion website, whether human, mechanical or electronic; or
(e) any injury or damage to persons or property that may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, by a participant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt, possession, use, or misuse of any prize.
If any malfunction, error, disruption or damage occurs, and impairs the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Promotion, or if the Promotion is not capable of being executed as planned for any other reason, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, suspend, modify, or terminate the Promotion. If the Promotion is terminated before the end of the Promotion Period, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, randomly select winners for the remaining prizes, if any, from all eligible entries received as of the termination date. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Promotion, or whom Sponsor believes to be causing malfunction, error, disruption or damage, will be disqualified without notice to such persons. Sponsor reserves the right to void all entries made through any robotic, automatic, mechanical, programmed or similar entry duplication method and to disqualify any individual using such a method, without notice to any such individual.

CAUTION: Participants who attempt to defraud Sponsor in connection with this Promotion, attempt to damage any website, or otherwise attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion may be in violation of criminal and civil laws and subject to civil and criminal penalties. Should such an attempt be made, Sponsor will disqualify any such person from the Promotion, without notice to such person, and Sponsor reserves the right to cooperate in the prosecution of any such conduct and pursue all available remedies.

11. TAXES AND DOCUMENTATION.
All applicable federal, state, and local taxes on the monetary value of the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners.

12. GENERAL; ADDITIONAL LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.

Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of such term on another occasion or any other term. The Promotion, these Official Rules, and any disputes arising from the same shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Oregon, without regard to any conflict-of-laws principles. Participants submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts located in Portland, Oregon, and participants agree that any disputes or causes of action arising out of this Promotion or these Official Rules will be resolved individually, without resort to class action. Any and all claims, judgments, and awards will be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred by the participant relating to the Promotion, if any, but in no event will any participant or winner be awarded, or will Sponsor or Sponsor’s affiliated companies (including the partners listed in Section 3), subsidiaries, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers and advertising and promotion agencies, Facebook, Pinterest, or any of their directors, officers, and employees be liable for, attorneys’ fees or consequential, incidental, punitive, exemplary, indirect, or special damages. Participants hereby waive all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR CERTAIN TYPES OF DAMAGES SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

13. PRIZE WINNERS.

You may request the name of the winner by contacting Sponsor at ORWinette@gmail.com.

Consumer Disclosure: Void where prohibited. You have not yet won. No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or receive a prize. A purchase or payment will not increase your ability to receive a prize. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The approximate retail value of each prize is listed above is $34.95. Limit: One entry per person, per household. Other restrictions apply. Promotion Period: November 24, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. PST to November 30, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. PST. Sponsor: Oregon Winette, 831 SW Vista Ave, Portland, OR 97205, United States.

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