NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. CONTEST STARTS 12:00:01 PM (ET) ON AUGUST 8, 2013 AND ENDS AT 11:59:59 AM (ET) ON SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 ("CONTEST PERIOD"). THIS PROMOTION IS INTENDED FOR VIEWING IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY AND SHALL ONLY BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO UNITED STATES LAW. OPEN TO U.S. LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT TIME OF ENTRY AND WHO HAS A VALID EMAIL ACCOUNT. YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS CONTEST IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED WITHIN THE UNITED STATES.
To Enter: Visit www.iledefrancecheese.com during the Contest Period and submit your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org. To enter, contestants must explain in 60 words or less why you should win our Summer Soiree Challenge. Additionally an email address, zip code, first and last name are required to be eligible for entry into the contest. Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries. Sponsor and its advertising and promotion agency are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, incomplete, misdirected transmissions, or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, or electronic. Contest entries are the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
Eligibility: Only open to residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who have had Internet access prior to the first date of this promotion and are age 18 or older at time of entry. This will assist us in contacting all potential winners. Employees of Ile de France Cheese ("Sponsor"), ETL Advertising ("Administrator"), and any of their respective parent companies, affiliates, importers, distributors and their employees, suppliers, subsidiaries, retailers, advertising/promotion agencies (collectively "Released Parties"), and members of their immediate family (spouse, parents siblings, children or "step" of each, regardless of where they reside) and/or those living in the same household of each (those persons whether related or not who live in the same residence for at least three months during the twelve-month period preceding the start date of this Contest) are not eligible to participate. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. This promotion is intended for viewing in the United States only and shall only be construed and evaluated according to the United States law. You are not authorized to participate in the Contest if you are not located within the United States. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited or restricted by law.
Prize Details: At the completion of the contest, Ile de France Cheese will pick the six (6) winners from all submissions. Prize details: One (1) Boska Holland Cheese Knife Set, one (1) Boska Cheese Board, (1) Boska Chip and Dip Tray and Ile de France Cheese Coupons. Approximate Retail Value: $90.00. No prize substitutions allowed and no cash alternatives, in whole or in part, are available, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value as determined by Sponsor. Prize is non-transferable. By accepting prize, winners consent to the use of their name, entry and/or likeness for advertising and publicity purposes worldwide without limitation and without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. All federal, state or other taxes on prize are the winner's sole responsibility. Winners of the cash prizes are not eligible for other prizes. Sponsor reserves the right not to award all prizes if entries do not meet expectations.
Selecting and Awarding of Prize: Winners will be determined by Ile de France cheese at the completion of the contest. The contest ends at 11:59:59 am (ET) on September 18, 2013 Winners will be announced the week of September 23, 2013. Winners will be contacted via their email address provided. Ile de France is not obligated to award all prizes. Winning entries could include anything from a special event like a family reunion, anniversary, charity event or simply a long-time cheese lover hoping to host an elegant party for friends and family! All winners will be selected by the Ile de France Cheese Team based on the uniqueness of the occasion, number of guests and other factors. Judging is at the sole discretion of Ile de France. Ile de France reserves the right to disqualify any entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, Internet service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
Limitation of Liability: Winner agrees that (except where prohibited) Sponsor may use winner's name, entry, picture, portrait, likeness and voice for advertising and promotional purposes without further compensation. Released Parties shall have no liability, without limitation, and shall be held harmless by winner for any damage, loss or liability to person or property, due in whole or part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of prize or participation in this Contest. Any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred but in no event attorney's fees. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend part or all of this Contest for any reason or should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, technical failures or other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Contest. If, for any reason, an entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant's sole remedy is another entry in the promotion. In such event, Sponsor may, at its sole discretion, award prize in a random drawing from all eligible entries received up to the date of cancellation or suspension. Sponsor and its promotion and advertising agencies are not responsible for any human error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, transaction processing or communication; technical or mechanical malfunctions; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines, or telephone systems, printing errors in these Official Rules or any other advertising materials, failures of electronic equipment, computer hardware or software, or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by equipment programming used in this Contest, human processing error or otherwise; lost or unavailable network connections, fraud, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, whether caused by the Sponsor, users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the promotion or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions which may damage a user's system or limit a participant's ability to participate in the promotion. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives. If, for any reason, an entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant's sole remedy is another entry in the promotion. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to modify, suspend or terminate the Contest and select winners from all eligible entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Except where prohibited, by participating you agree to these Official Rules and to the decisions of Sponsor and/or the independent judges whose decisions are final and binding in all respects. Failure to comply with these Rules may result in disqualification.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY'S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
Miscellaneous: Entrants who violate these Official Rules are subject to disqualification. Sponsor is the sole arbiter of whether conduct by an entrant constitutes a violation of these Rules whose decisions will be final. All issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. By entering this Contest or accepting a prize, entrants agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and these Official Rules and to comply with any federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Winners List/Rules: For a winner's list or copy of the Official Rules, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for receipt by [December 15, 2014] to ETL Advertising, c/o Ile de France Cheese, Attn: Winners List of Ile de France 2012 Gourmet Soiree Giveaway, 115 W 25th Street, Floor 2, NY, NY 10001. Please specify rules or winner information. VT residents may omit return postage.