CHEF iQ’s Official Contest Rules and Legal Disclaimer
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
CHEF iQ’s Official Contest Rules and Legal Disclaimer
By entering into any CHEF iQ (the “Company”) sponsored contest (each, a “Contest”), participant (“Participant”) agrees to abide by these Official Contest Rules and Legal Disclaimer and the decisions of the Company, such decisions which are final and binding in all respects.
No purchase necessary to enter or win. Purchase of Company products or services does not enhance chances of winning.
Contests are open solely to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers, directors, or agents of Company or any of Company’s partners, related companies, agencies, or agents, as well as the immediate family (defined as spouse, parents, siblings, children, and grandparents) and same household members of any such employee, officer, director, or agent, are not eligible to participate. All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
How to Enter
To enter a Contest, complete the form you have received and follow the instructions provided. Applicable deadlines are set forth therein. Company will not consider incorrect, fraudulent, incomplete, late, or otherwise nonconforming entries or entries that are intended to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any person or entity in any way. All entries, once provided, are Company’s sole and exclusive property. Eligibility is at the exclusive discretion of Company, and Company shall be entitled to reject any entrant for any reason or no reason at all without having to provide an explanation. Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, suspend, or terminate a Contest for any reason and without prior notice to any Participant. In such instance, Company may, if and as appropriate, select a winner using reasonable means that are materially consistent with the Contest in question.
Provision of Materials and Information/Intellectual Property
By entering into a Contest, Participant represents and warrants as follows: (1) that all information submitted hereunder is original and Participant has full ownership, or has properly licensed such information and can make such submissions without violating any: applicable law, agreement with any third-party, and/or third-party right of any kind (including without limitation any intellectual property, data protection, privacy, or publicity right); and (2) that any and all materials or information provided by it hereunder shall be true and correct in all respects. Furthermore, without limitation on anything set forth herein to the contrary, Company shall have the irrevocable, transferable, and fully sublicensable right and license (but not the obligation) to exploit any and all such materials or information in any manner it so elects to promote the Contest, its business, brand, products and/or services, throughout the world in perpetuity, and in any and all media, now or hereafter known, including without limitation the right to feature any information submitted in the Contest on Company’s CHEF iQ application.
Prizes; Selecting and Notifying Prize Winners
The odds of winning a prize (each, a “Prize”), and the retail value of any such Prize, will depend on how many submissions are received. Three winners will be selected by judges based on the overall popularity of a recipe, as decided by the judges. Each winner will receive a CHEF iQ Smart Cooker as the Prize. Company will contact all winners by email to confirm that they have won and are entitled to a Prize. Company is not responsible for digital communications that are undeliverable as a result of any filtering of any kind, insufficient space in a Participant’s account, or any other failure beyond its reasonable control. In the event of a dispute with respect to entries received from more than one user having the same e-mail address/account, the authorized subscriber of the account in question at the time of entry will be deemed the proper entrant. Additionally, all winners will be posted on Company’s website. Any potential winner will forfeit their Prize if they: (1) fail to respond in a timely fashion to any of Company’s requests for information with respect the Contest or the Prize; (2) cannot be reached at the information provided by such individual; (3) reject the Prize (or it is returned undeliverable through no fault of Company); or (4) are disqualified from the Contest for any reason. In the event of any forfeiture hereunder, an alternate winner will be selected. Prize winners are solely responsible for all applicable: (1) federal, state, and local taxes; and (2) out-of-pocket expenses, associated with Prize acceptance and use. Prizes will not be substituted by 2 Company for cash or other merchandise pursuant to any Prize winner’s request. Company, however, reserves the right to substitute alternate Prizes of comparable or equal value in its sole discretion. Subject to applicable law, Prizes are offered “as is” without any express or implied warranty of any kind or nature, including without limitation, any warranty respecting condition, merchantability, quality, title, or fitness for a particular purpose.
Subject to applicable law, entrance in any Contest constitutes the Participant’s consent to Company and Company’s affiliates to use his or her name, voice, likeness, opinions, and biographical information for marketing, advertising, and publicity purposes in any media throughout the world at any time without the obligation to seek consent or to provide Participant with any payment or other form of consideration. Participant agrees to execute any document reasonably required by Company to effectuate the terms hereof and failure to do so shall give rise to Company’s right to execute any and all such documents as Participant’s attorney-in-fact, which right shall be coupled with an interest and therefore, irrevocable.
Subject to applicable law, by entering into a Contest and potentially receiving a Prize, each Participant and winner agrees to release, discharge, and hold harmless Company, along with Company’s employees, officers, directors, affiliates, partners, agents and assigns, from and against any claim, cause of action, demand, or proceeding (each, a “Claim”), and any resultant loss, injury (including death), cost, expense, fee, fine, penalty, or other loss or expense of any kind, including attorneys’ fees (each, a “Loss”), relating to or arising directly or indirectly out of his or her participation in a Contest (or related activity such as a press release), and/or Company’s right to exploit Participant’s name and/or likeness or fully exploit any other right granted to it hereunder, and/or from Participant’s receipt, use, or misuse of any Prize, no matter how such Claim or Loss arises (including without limitation, if arising out of any damage to a Participant’s computer system from downloading or using material from Company’s (or an affiliate of Company’s) website).
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL COMPANY, AND/OR COMPANY’S PARENT, SUBSIDIARY, LICENSEES, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, ASSIGNS, AFFILIATES, OR RELATED COMPANIES (COLLECTIVELY WITH COMPANY, THE “COMPANY PARTIES”), BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOST PROFITS) ARISING OUT OF ANY PARTICIPANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST, THESE OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES, AND/OR ANY PARTICIPANT’S RECEIPT OF A PRIZE, NO MATTER UNDER WHAT THEORY ARISING, EVEN IF ANY COMPANY PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. COMPANY PARTIES’ ENTIRE LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO: ANY PARTICIPANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST, THESE OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES, AND/OR ANY PARTICIPANT’S RECEIPT OF A PRIZE SHALL BE LIMITED TO $500. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE AFOREMENTIONED LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY AND AS SUCH, THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
Use of Collected Materials and Information
The parties hereto acknowledge and agree that: (1) all disputes, causes of action, and claims connected to or arising in any way hereunder between the parties shall be resolved solely on an individual basis (i.e., class actions suits are hereby waived by the parties), and exclusively by the state or federal courts situated in Bergen County, New Jersey; (2) the laws of the state of the State of New Jersey shall govern, without regard to its conflict of laws principles; and (3) the parties hereto waive any right to a trial by jury.