Zola Juice Shop Recipe Contest Rules





Eligibility: The Zola Juice Shop Recipe (“Contest”) is only open to permanent legal residents of the fifty (50) states of the U.S. and the District of Columbia (“D.C.”), who are physically located and residing therein (excluding Guam, Puerto Rico and all other U.S. and foreign territories and possessions), who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of entry (each an “Entrant”). If an Entrant is a resident of a jurisdiction that deems him/her to be a minor, he/she must obtain parental/legal guardian consent prior to entering or submitting any personally identifiable information. Entrants must have either a valid social security number and/or a valid U.S. personal tax identification number. Entrants do not need to be Instagram or Twitter members to enter and the Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Instagram or Twitter, and Instagram and Twitter are completely released of all liability by each Entrant in this Contest. Sponsor (defined below) has no affiliation with Instagram or Twitter and no responsibility for or control of any matters relating to Twitter or Instagram, or their respective accounts. Officers, directors and employees of Amazon Preservation Partners, d.b.a. Zola Acai (“Sponsor”), their advertising or promotion agencies, those involved in the production, development, implementation or handling of the Contest, any agents acting for, or on behalf of, the above entities, their respective parent companies, officers, directors, subsidiaries, franchisees, affiliates, licensees, service providers, prize suppliers, any other person or entity associated with the Contest (all such individuals and entities collectively referred to herein as the “Contest Entities”) and/or members of their immediate families (spouses, children, siblings, parents) and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, whether or not related, are ineligible to enter the Contest.

Contest Description: Contest begins at 12:00:00 p.m. noon PST on Monday, January 4, 2016 and ends at 11:59:59 a.m. PST on Thursday, March 31, 2016 (“Contest Period”). Each week, during the Contest Period of 13 weeks, one (1) winner will be selected to receive their choice of one (1) case of Zola Acai Juice or Zola Coconut Water. At the end of the Contest Period, there will be one (1) grand prize winner selected. All winners will be selected by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, based on the following criteria categories: (1) creativity/inventiveness of recipe; (2) best use of Zola Acai Juice or Zola Coconut Water in a Smoothie; and (3) best use of a functional ingredient to benefit a healthy/active lifestyle. For consideration as a potential grand prize winner, all entries must include both a photograph of the smoothie as well as a description of the recipe. For purposes of this Contest, the Website’s (defined below) computer is the official clock and all times refer to Pacific Standard Time (“PST”). Prospective Entrants must go to www.livezola.com/zolajuiceshop (“Website”) to view the Official Rules and Contest clock. Entrants understand that they are providing their information to Sponsor and not to Instagram or Twitter.

How to Enter: To enter the Contest via the Website, Entrants must access the Website and click the “Zola Juice Shop” tab. Entrants must then follow the online instructions to complete and submit the entry form by providing the following information: the smoothie photo described above, first name, last name, email address, Zip Code, and agree to the Official Rules (collectively, “Entry Information”). To enter the Contest via Instagram or Twitter, Entrants must use the hashtag #ZolaJuiceShop via their handle and provide the required Entry Information. Unless otherwise requested by an Entrant, Sponsor may use the Entrant’s email address for its promotional, marketing and publicity purposes. All required Entry Information must be completed in full, and be accurate and valid. The Entry Information must match the information of the Entrant that completed the act of physically entering the Contest. Any attempted form of entry other than as described herein is void. Proof of submitting an Entry will not be deemed by Sponsor as proof of receipt or entry into the Contest. Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to the eligibility verification as set forth below. The Website may not be accessible from all mobile phones, handheld devices and/or tablets. If an Entrant experiences any issues entering, he/she should access the Website from a desktop or laptop computer.

Inappropriate Content: Obscene, provocative or otherwise questionable content will not be considered. We retain sole discretion as to what constitutes inappropriate content.

Rights: By entering the contest via the Website, or through Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #ZolaJuiceShop, Entrants agree to have their submitted name displayed on our website and social media, and used by us for any purpose, at any time, without any fee or other form of compensation. By entering the Contest, Entrants agree to let us use their photo on our website and social media channels and used by us for any purpose, at any time, without any fee or other form of compensation. We reserve the right to disqualify users, without notice, and for any reason.

Prizes/Odds of Winning: For the Contest: One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive one (1) Vitamix Professional Series 750 Blender (approximate retail value (“ARV”): $650). Total ARV of all prizes for Grand Prize Winner: $650. Odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the total number of eligible Contest Entries received during the Contest Period. Each week during the Contest Period, one 1 winner will receive one (1) case of the Zola product as described above (ARV $40). Odds of winning the weekly prize depend on the total number of eligible Contest Entries received during each week of the Contest Period. Winners are solely responsible for all costs, incidentals, and any other expenses not specifically mentioned as being included. No cash equivalent for prizes will be available. Prizes are not transferable. However, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, choose to substitute a prize of equal or greater value due to prize unavailability or for any other reason. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to replace any merchandise with a different model or version of same; but, in such event, Sponsor will continue to use the value of the “old” (i.e. replaced) item for purposes of calculating the ARV. Prize and prize notification will be sent to an address only within the fifty (50) states or D.C. All expenses associated with receipt or use of a prize not specifically mentioned as being included, are excluded and are each winner’s sole responsibility. Any depiction of prizes in Contest materials or otherwise are for illustrative purposes only. The payment of all federal, state, local or other taxes arising from participation in the Contest or award of any prize including, without limitation, income taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners. Contest Entities are not responsible for delays in delivery of prize, nor are they guarantors of any prize.

Drawing and Notification of Winner: The potential winners will be selected as follows: (i) commencing the second Wednesday of the Contest Period, a weekly contest winner will be selected by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, based on the above outlined criteria on or around each Wednesday, to select the winner for the prior week from among all eligible Contest Entries received during the Contest Period; and (ii) the Grand Prize winner for the Contest will be selected by the Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, based on the above outlined criteria on or about April 8, 2016 from among all eligible Contest Entries received during the Contest Period. The potential winner (or, if a resident of a jurisdiction that deems him/her to be a minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) will be notified by email or social media handle based on the information provided on his/her Contest Entry within approximately two (2) weeks of the date his/her name was selected. The potential winner (his/her parent/legal guardian if potential winner is deemed a minor) will be required to sign, execute, have notarized and return an original unmodified Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, (where legal) a Publicity Release and any other documentation that Sponsor requires (collectively “Affidavit/Release”) within five (5) days after receipt by a potential winner or such potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate potential winner may, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, be selected. By returning the completed Affidavit/Release, the winner attests to the authenticity of his/her Entry. If a potential winner cannot be reached, if he/she is found to be ineligible, if he/she cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, and/or if his/her prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner will be disqualified, and an alternate potential winner may be selected (in Sponsor’s sole discretion) from all remaining eligible Contest Entries received. If a prize winner is a resident of a jurisdiction that deems him/her to be a minor, his/her prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent/legal guardian.

General Conditions: Contest is subject to these Official Rules and all federal, state and local laws and regulations (collectively “Rules and Laws”). By entering this Contest, Entrants agree to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error in the Official Rules of the Contest, or the Contest itself, and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by all decisions of the Sponsor, whose decisions are binding and final in all respects. By accepting a prize, each winner attests to the authenticity of his/her winning Contest Entry. Once submitted, Entries become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Except where prohibited by law, participation and acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and Contest Entities to use such winner’s first name, last initial, address (city and state), photo, likeness, biographical information, statement and voice for advertising/publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media (including posting on the Website), in perpetuity, without further notice to or compensation in connection with said Contest, and Sponsor has the right to modify, edit, adapt, electronically alter, use, assign and/or dispose of such Contest Entries as it sees fit and without any notice or compensation to Entrant or any third parties. Information collected from Entrant will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy, located at http://LiveZola.com/privacy-policy. Except as set forth herein, personal information obtained in the Contest will be used by Sponsor (and its authorized agents) only to conduct the Contest; the Entry Information will not be sold or distributed to third parties. Sponsor will not provide any personally identifying information of a minor, regardless of its source, to any third party without the express written consent of Entrant’s parent/legal guardian. By submitting entry form, Entrant confirms the accuracy and veracity of the statements and information contained therein. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any person attempting to defraud or tamper with Contest will be prosecuted and is not eligible for prizes. Any person attempting to defraud or tamper with the Contest will be subject to prosecution and is thereby ineligible. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned, Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify the Contest or any portion(s) thereof and select the winners from among all salvageable eligible Contest Entries received as of the termination date, if any, in the sole discretion of Sponsor or award the prizes in a manner that is fair and equitable. In case of a dispute over the identity of an Entrant who submitted a winning Contest Entry, the authorized account holder of the social media account associated with that Contest Entry will be deemed the Entrant. The “authorized account holder” is deemed the natural person who is assigned to a particular social media account that is responsible for assigning such accounts. Said owner must comply with these Official Rules, be the person who completed the act of entering, and, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, may be required to provide proof of ownership of the social media account.

Disclaimers: Contest Entries that are entered by other than human means or mass Contest Entries (such as by an automated computer program or any non-human mechanism, entity, or device), or Contest Entries that are illegible, late, destroyed, lost, misplaced, stolen, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, forged or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, will be disqualified. By entering the Contest, Entrants agree and acknowledge to be bound by all applicable state and federal Rules and Laws. Entrants waive any rights to claim ambiguity with the Rules and Laws. Contest Entities shall have no responsibility or liability (including, but not limited to, liability for any property loss, damage, personal injury or death) in connection with: participation in this Contest (including, but not limited to, human error; incorrect or inaccurate transcription of Entry Information; acceptance/possession, use/misuse, and/or defects of the prizes awarded herein; any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer online system, computer dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, or internet service provider utilized by Contest; interruption or inability to access Contest, Website, or any online service via the internet due to hardware or software compatibility problems; any damage to Entrant’s (or any third person’s) computer and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of this Contest; any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects and/or any other errors or malfunctions, fraudulent (including unauthorized) gift card uses made with lost, stolen or misappropriated gift cards, incomplete (including inaccurate) gift card database information and cancelled gift card uses, even if caused by the negligence of one of the Contest Entities. By entering, Entrants and prize winners further agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Contest Entities from and against any and all claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting or arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize or participation in the Contest or any Contest-related activity. Contest Entities shall not be liable for any injury, damage, loss, expense, accident, delay, inconvenience or irregularity that may be caused or contributed to (1) any wrongful, negligent or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any prize supplier or any of its agents, servants, employees or independent contractors, (2) by any wrongful, negligent or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any other person or entity not an employee of Sponsor, or (3) by any other cause, condition or event whatsoever beyond the control of Sponsor or their parents, subsidiaries and affiliated companies. The failure of Sponsor to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsor (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations) or other forced majeure event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules.

DISPUTES: This Contest is governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be in the City of San Francisco and the State of California. If the controversy or claim is not otherwise resolved through direct discussions or mediation, it shall then be resolved by final and binding arbitration administered by Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, Inc., in accordance with its Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures or subsequent versions thereof (“JAMS Rules”). The JAMS Rules for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed, except that the arbitrator shall be experienced and licensed to practice law in California. All proceedings brought pursuant to this paragraph will be conducted in the County of San Francisco. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.

Names of Winners/Official Rules: For any legally required winners list or a copy of these Official Rules (specify which in the subject line), send an email to faryn@livezola.com with the name of the Contest in the subject line. All email requests must be received no later than two (2) months (i.e., May 31, 2016) after the stated end date of the Contest Period. The Official Rules will be available on the Website during the entire Contest at www.LiveZola.com/contestrules. Names of the winners may also be posted on the Website.

Sponsor: Amazon Preservation Partners, d.b.a. Zola Acai. 1501A Vermont St., San Francisco, CA. 94107