OFFICIAL RULES FOR THE SHED’S FACEBOOK CONTEST
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR OTHERWISE RESTRICTED BY LAW
CONTEST ELIGIBILITY: The Shed Saucery, LLC, d/b/a The Shed BBQ (“The Sponsor”) “Facebook Contest(s)” (“Contest”) is open only to persons who, as of date of entry, are legal residents of one of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, and at least 19 years of age. Void where prohibited by law. Employees, members, managers, officers, directors and retirees of The Sponsor and its promotional agencies (including their immediate family members and persons living in their households) are not eligible to enter. “Immediate family members” means parents, spouses, children, siblings, in-laws, or grandparents. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
CONTEST PARTICIPATION: The Sponsor may occasionally announce a Contest on its Facebook Page account: facebook.com/TheShedBBQOceanSprings and provide details about the time period for each Contest posted (“Contest Period”). Visit The Sponsor’s Facebook Page and then follow the instructions provided to be entered for a chance to win the applicable Contest. If you do not have a Facebook account, visit www.facebook.com and follow the enrollment instructions for a Facebook account at no charge. Only one entry per contest may be made from each Facebook account. Individuals may enter as many different contests as they wish.
In order to enter, all entrants must have a valid Facebook account. Your local phone or internet service provided may charge rates for data usage. This Contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. All information you supply to enter is provided to The Sponsor and not to Facebook. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Contest must be directed to The Sponsor and not to Facebook.
CONTEST ENTRY GUIDELINES: WHEN YOU SUBMIT AN ENTRY, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR ENTRY (INCLUDING YOUR USERNAME AND PROFILE PICTURE) MAY BE POSTED ON FACEBOOK, TWITTER, INSTAGRAM AND/OR THE SPONSOR’S WEBSITE, WHERE IT MAY BE VIEWED AND SHARED BY USERS OF FACEBOOK, TWITTER, INSTAGRAM AND OTHER INTERNET SITES AND COMMENTED ON BY THE SPONSOR AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
By entering any Contest of The Sponsor and submitting any images or videos, you grant The Sponsor a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free license to transform, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, transmit, publish, broadcast, perform, display, or otherwise use the photo or video with or without modifications, in any form or medium whether now existing or later developed; and also the right and permission to edit, modify, cut, rearrange, add to, delete from, copy, reproduce, translate, dub, adapt, publish, exploit, and use the content of and elements embodied in the Entry, in any media now known or hereafter devised (including without limitation, the Internet), for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.
Any creative material submitted for any Contest must be the original work of the entrant, and it may not include the photo or image of any other person or any company logos, other than The Shed BBQ and Blues Joint, without express written permission, nor infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity. By entering, each entrant warrants that he/she has adhered to these guidelines, and will indemnify and hold harmless the Released Entities (defined below) from any claims to the contrary. Furthermore, no entry may contain any profanity, promote illegal or unsafe behavior, or contain other derogatory or offensive language in the sole judgment of The Sponsor; any such entries will be disqualified.
The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for entries that are lost, late, ineligible, incomplete, damaged or misdirected, or for any typographical or other errors on the entry, or in the administration of the Contest or in the announcement of the prize. Incomplete entries or those that do not meet the criteria as set forth herein will be considered void.
JUDGING/SELECTION OF WINNER: Within ten business days of the end of each Contest Period, all eligible Contest entries submitted will be judged by The Sponsor based equally on three established criteria; originality, creativity, and adherence to the Contest established theme. The entry receiving the highest score will be deemed the Winner. There will be only one (1) winner per Contest unless otherwise specified. The odds of winning a Contest vary Contest to Contest due to the number of entrants and quality of entries. The Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest.
The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel a Contest at any time for any reason
and reserves the right to modify the dates and/or terms of a Contest at any time without prior notice.
SHED BBQ CONTEST PRIZES: The Winner of each Contest will be awarded with one (1) Contest Prize item, disclosed in the Contest Post (“Post”) on Facebook. Contest Prize items will not be replaced under any circumstances and are provided “as is”. The Approximate Retail Value of each Prize will be under $_______ and will be disclosed in the Post for each Contest. Each Contest Winner will be responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and fees that may be deemed applicable in such winner’s jurisdiction of residence, and for any other expenses associated with the Prize receipt and use that are not expressly included in the Prize description. No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer of any prizes will be permitted, except by The Sponsor, who reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute Prize or prize component with cash or another prize of comparable or greater value. Delivery method will be at the sole discretion of The Sponsor. The Sponsor is not responsible for replacing prizes as a result of damage prior to, during or after shipping or events beyond the control of The Sponsor.
NOTIFICATION: Each Contest winner will be notified by a Facebook post requesting the Winner to private message The Sponsor. Winner may be required to sign and return, where legal, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release before the Prize is mailed. If any potential Winner does not respond within thirty (30) calendar days of the Facebook notification, the Prize will be forfeited and will not be awarded. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given. Limit one (1) prize per person or household or Facebook account.
CONDITIONS: Participation by an entrant in the Contest constitutes each entrant’s permission for The Sponsor to use his/her name, address (city and state only) and photograph (including Facebook profile photo) for any advertising and promotional purposes, in any and all media now known or hereafter developed, worldwide, in perpetuity, without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By participating, each entrant agrees to release, indemnify and hold harmless The Sponsor, its affiliates, partners and promotion and advertising agencies, Facebook and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, members, managers, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors (collectively, the “Released Entities”), from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever, including but not limited to, any claims based on copyright, trademark, false endorsement, publicity rights, defamation and invasion of privacy. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules in any way shall be disqualified.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS: In case of a dispute as to the identity of the Contest Winner, the entry will be declared made by the verified authorized account holder of the email address associated with the Facebook account used for such entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. The Released Entities are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, website or Internet availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to participate in the Contest, including any injury or damage to any person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in the Contest. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend the Contest for any reason whatsoever, and to disqualify any person in its sole discretion.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON OR ENTITY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING REPORTING SUCH ACTIVITIES TO THE APPROPRIATE AUTHORITIES WHICH MAY RESULT IN OR LEAD TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO CANCEL, MODIFY OR PREMATURELY CONCLUDE A CONTEST SHOULD ANY COMPUTER VIRUS, MALFUNCTION, FRAUD, TAMPERING, UNAUTHORIZED INTERVENTION OR OTHER CAUSE BEYOND THEIR CONTROL CORRUPT THE ADMINISTRATION, SECURITY OR PROPER OPERATION OF THE CONTEST.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTEES: IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF FACEBOOK, AND/OR PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST AND ACCEPTANCE/USE OF THE PRIZE. THE PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED.
ARBITRATION AND CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited by law, participants agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest shall be resolved exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the rules of the American Arbitration Association then effective, and any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to individual claims for actual out-of-pocket costs incurred by participants with regard to this Contest, excluding all attorneys’ or other related fees and punitive, incidental, consequential or other damages, and without resort to any class action. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Mississippi, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Mississippi or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Mississippi. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision so long as the general intent of these Official Rules remains in effect. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these Official Rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
THE SPONSOR: The Shed Saucery LLC 1801A, Government Street, Ocean Springs MS 39564
WINNERS’ LIST: For the names of the Prize Winners or a copy of these Official Rules, please send a pre-addressed, stamped envelope to:
The Shed Saucery LLC
1801A Government Street
Ocean Springs MS 39564
Attn Facebook Contests