SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OVER. INTERNET ACCESS REQUIRED.

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to Conopco, Inc., d/b/a Unilever and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used in the event you are selected as a sweepstakes winner or if you have indicated that you would like to receive additional information from Conopco, Inc., d/b/a Unilever.

 

1.       Sweepstakes Period: The Country Crock's Love Your Veggies Family Photos (the "Sweepstakes") begins May 23, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time ("ET") and ends July 18, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. ET (the "Sweepstakes Period").

 

2.      Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Employees of Conopco, Inc., d/b/a Unilever (the "Sponsor"), Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., their respective affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, divisions, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies (collectively the "Sponsor and its Administrators"), and its affiliates and each of their respective employees, shareholders, directors, officers, members, assigns and agents and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate or win. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to Conopco, Inc., d/b/a Unilever and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used in the event you are selected as a sweepstakes winner or if you have indicated that you would like to receive additional information from Conopco, Inc., d/b/a Unilever.

 

3.   How To Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, you can enter the Sweepstakes through the Country Crock's Love Your Veggies Family Photos application on the "Love Your Veggies" Tab on http://www.facebook.com/#!/countrycrock?sk=app_145819665485234. You must complete all required registration information and upload a photo of your family eating vegetables and a 100-character or less caption to receive (1) entry (the "Entry") into the corresponding Period only. Entries will not be judged. The person uploading the Entry will be deemed the entrant (the "Entrant"). All Entries must be unique. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an Entrant, the Entrant will be deemed the name appearing on the Entry. By submitting an Entry, you attest that you have made all those depicted in the photo aware that you are entering a photo on their behalf and all members depicted have agreed that you may submit such photo (and Sponsor may request same in writing). You may be required to submit signed release forms from each of the people appearing in your photo, if applicable. The Entry must: 1) be complete to be eligible; 2) it must be a .JPG, .PNG or .GIF, no larger than 2 MB in file size; 3) it must be the property of the Entrant or for which Entrant has written consent to submit from a professional photographer. Entrants may not copy the Entry from any source. Sponsor has the sole discretion to determine whether a photo qualifies as an Entry. Any Entry not in compliance with the above and which does not meet the requirements of these Official Rules will be disqualified. If, in Sponsor's sole discretion, the photo appears to have resulted in any injury or bodily harm, it will likely be rejected. Photos must be in keeping with Sponsor's image and may not be offensive, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such an event, the photo and the Entry will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. By entering, you understand and agree that your photo may (in Sponsor's sole discretion) be posted online for consumers to view on the Country Crock Page at http://www.facebook.com/countrycrock or other Sponsor-selected sites. Sponsor reserves the right to remove any posted photos, in its sole discretion, even if the photo has already been made available to the public. Automated Entries, or those generated by script or bot are not eligible. All Entries must be complete to be eligible. All Entries submitted become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Limit of one (1) Entry per person per email address per Period. All Period Drawing Entries must be completed and submitted by each Period End Date (as indicated in the chart below), to be eligible for that Period's drawing only. Period Drawing Entries will not be carried forward for any subsequent drawings, if any. All Period Drawing entries must be received by 12:00 p.m. ET on July 18, 2011 to be eligible for the final Period Drawing. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by Entrants' online service will apply.

 

Period Start Date:

Period End Date:

Drawing Date:

5/23/11

5/29/11

6/2/11

5/30/11

6/5/11

6/9/11

6/6/11

6/12/11

6/16/11

6/13/11

6/19/11

6/23/11

6/20/11

6/26/11

6/30/11

6/27/11

7/3/11

7/7/11

7/4/11

7/10/11

7/14/11

7/12/11

7/18/11

7/21/11

 

4.      Entry Requirements: In order to be entered into the Sweepstakes, Entrants must comply with registration instructions when submitting their Entry. The optional photo must be in one of the following formats: JPGs, PNGs or GIFs, no larger than 2 MB. The Entry may not contain obscene, lewd or inappropriate content, as determined in Sponsor's sole discretion. Any Entry or portion thereof that is, in the Sponsor's sole discretion, obscene, profane, lewd, defamatory, contains any third party materials, or otherwise violates or infringes (or may infringe) any copyright, trademark, logo, mark that identifies a brand or other proprietary right of any person living or deceased (including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light) or entity, or is otherwise objectionable, will not be considered and may disqualify the Entrant. Entrants may not copy or otherwise plagiarize the Entry from any source. Sponsor has the sole discretion to determine whether an Entry qualifies as an entry. All Entries must be the sole, original work of the Entrants. Modifying, enhancing or altering a third party's pre-existing work does not qualify as an original work. In such an event, the Entries will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Entrants and winner acknowledge and agree that their Entries become the property of the Sponsor, which thereby has the right to edit, adapt, modify, reproduce, promote and otherwise use Entries in any way it sees fit. Automated, script, macro or robotic Entries submitted by individuals will be disqualified. Entries must be in keeping with Sponsor's image and may not be offensive, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, nor can it defame or invade publicity rights or privacy rights of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person's personal or proprietary rights. Any Entry not in compliance with the above and which does not meet the requirements of these Official Rules will be disqualified. By entering, you agree to waive any rights you may have to the Entry submitted. Entries may be posted on the Sponsor's website, and may be posted on other non-affiliated websites, in Sponsor's sole discretion.

 

5.      Sweepstakes Random Drawings: One Prize Winner per Period will be selected in separate random drawings from among all eligible Entries received during each Period (as defined above). The random drawings will be conducted by Don Jagoda Associates, Inc. (the "Administrator"), an independent judging organization whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. The odds of winning a prize will depend on the number of eligible Sweepstakes Entries received each Period.

 

6.      Prize and Approximate Retail Value (the "ARV"): Prize (8 - one per Period): A Sponsor-Selected $100 Grocery store Gift Card (ARV: $100 each). Gift cards subject to restrictions and expiration dates may apply. Prizes are awarded "as is" without any warranty or guaranty of any kind. No substitution or transfer of prize permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event the prize is unavailable. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of winner (or the parent/guardian if winner is a minor in his/her state of residence), if applicable.

 

7.      General Rules: Potential winners (or parent/legal guardian if a winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) may be notified by phone/email/mail and may need to confirm their mailing address and provide an assignment of rights within ten (10) days of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. Prize notification will be mailed via Priority Mail or sent via email. Return of prize or prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate selection. Winners and all entrants, as a condition of entry into the Sweepstakes, agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor and its Administrators, each of their respective agencies, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and each of their respective officers, directors, shareholders, members, employees, agents, assigns, and all others associated with the development and execution of the Sweepstakes (collectively the "Released Parties") from and against any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with submitting an entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Sweepstakes, the receipt, ownership or use of prize awarded or any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of the prizes. Winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused by participation in the Sweepstakes or use or redemption of the prizes. Acceptance of prizes constitutes permission to use winners' names, likenesses, Entries and additional photographs for promotional purposes (including any possible public relations opportunities) without further compensation except where prohibited by law. By entering, entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules. Entries will be declared to be made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry (or when setting up winner's account). "Authorized account holder" of an e-mail address is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet Access provider, Online Service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; violates the Official Rules; acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner; or acts with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. The Released Parties are not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications, whether caused by the sender, by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the Entries in the Sweepstakes. Entries generated by script or bot are not eligible. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes if it cannot be completed as planned for any reason, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, technical failures or corruption of any sort. In such event, Sponsor will award the applicable prizes in a random drawing from eligible Entries received per Period prior to cancellation. Void where prohibited by law and subject to all federal, state and local laws. As a condition of entering the Sweepstakes, entrant (or parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor in his/her state of residence) agrees that: 1) under no circumstance will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for out-of-pocket expenses; 2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and 3) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event will entrant be entitled to receive attorneys' fees or other legal costs.

 

8.      Winners List: For the names of the winners, available after August 8, 2011, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by September 12, 2011 to: The Country Crock's Love Your Veggies Family Photos Winners, P.O Box 7999, Melville, NY 11775-7999.

 

9.      Sponsor/ Administrator: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Conopco, Inc., d/b/a Unilever, 800 Sylvan Ave., Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632. The Administrator of the Sweepstakes is Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., 100 Marcus Drive, Melville, NY 11747.