The Royal Chive Treatment Contest Rules

CONTEST RULES

MUST BE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OLD TO ENTER

This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations.  NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER IN THE CONTEST.  MAKING A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF OR ANY CHANCES OF WINNING.  THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW, WHERE BONDING, REGISTRATION, OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS WOULD BE REQUIRED BUT HAVE NOT BEEN MET.

IN ADDITION TO THESE RULES, THIS CONTEST AND ALL ENTRIES ARE subject to THE TERMS of Service, Privacy Policy, and ALL OTHER APPLICABLE NOTICES POSTED BY RESIGNATION MEDIA, LLC, aVAILABLE AT the following url’s: www.resignationmedia.com/legal/terms; and www.resignationmedia.com/legal/privacy.

Acceptance OF rules.  By entering this Contest, you fully and unconditionally agree to these Rules and all decisions made by Administrator, which are final and binding on all matters related to the Contest.

ADMINISTRATOR AND SPONSOR.  This Contest is administered by Resignation Media, LLC (“Administrator”) and is sponsored by Crown Royal (collectively with Administrator, referred to as the “Contest Entities”).  This Contest will be conducted under the supervision of Administrator. RESIGNATION MEDIA, LLC IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTEST, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE AWARD OF THE PRIZE. DIAGEO AMERICAS, INC.’S ROLE IS LIMITED TO PROVIDING THE MOBILE WEBSITE WWW.CROWNYOURFATHER.COM AND THE FUNCTIONALITY AVAILABLE THEREON.

ELIGIBILITY TO ENTER.  This Contest is only open to legal U.S. residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are at least 21 years old as of the beginning of the Contest Period (defined herein).  By entering this Contest, you represent and you and your dad are at least 21 years of age.   Employees of the Contest Entities and/or their respective parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and employees of any advertising or promotion agencies or any other entity involved in the sponsorship, conducting, or development of this Contest, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or household members are not eligible to enter. In addition to the Contest Entities, Employees of any beverage alcohol licensee are not eligible to enter theCHIVE contest.

CONTEST OVERVIEW.  By entering in this Contest, YOU are entering YOU AND YOUR DAD to win the prize.  You will be uploading a photo of your dad to the Crown Royal mobile site, using that photo you “crown” your dad and then share on social media with a caption for why you’re “crowning” him.  The winning entrant and his/her dad will be awarded the prize.

TIMING.  This Contest is only open for entry as follows (the “Contest Period”):

Contest begins on June 5, 2017 at 3:30pm CST.

Contest ends on June 15, 2017 at 11:00am CST.

THE PRIZE.  The entrant and entrant’s dad who win this Contest (the “Winners”) will receive a prize of the “Royal Chive Treatment,” consisting of the following (the “Prize”):

The Winners will be flown to Austin, Texas with travel and lodging expenses paid by the Administrator. The Winners will be treated to a “day of royalty” including, but not limited to, brunch, 18 holes of golf, a special event in their honor at theCHIVE HQ, and dinner.

No more than the stated number of Prizes will be awarded.  The approximate retail value of the Prize is $3,000.  Actual retail value of the Prize may be different from the stated approximate retail value, due to location, market conditions, changes in values/rates for components of the Prize; and if so, Winners will not be entitled to receive any difference in value.

PRIZE RESTRICTIONSThe Prize is non-transferable and has no cash redemption or substitution value, except that Administrator, in its discretion, reserves the right to change or replace the Prize at any time with one of greater or comparable value if any part of the Prize becomes unavailable for any reason.  Administrator will not be responsible for or replace any lost or stolen Prizes.  To be awarded and claim the Prize, both Winners must meet all eligibility requirements, comply with these rules, and the Winner’s dad must be ready, willing, and able to claim the Prize.

TO CLAIM AND BE AWARDED THE PRIZE, BOTH WINNERS MUST CLAIM AND BE READY, WILLING, AND ABLE TO FULLY PARTICIPATE IN THE PRIZE, WITHIN SIX (6) MONTHS OF THE END OF THE CONTEST PERIOD.

THE PRIZE IS AWARDED “AS IS.” ADMINISTRATOR DOES NOT MAKE AND DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, RELATING TO THE PRIZE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND/OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

HOW TO ENTER.  You may only enter this Contest One (1) time.  To enter:

  1. During the Contest Period, visit the Crown Royal Site at: : crownyourfather.com (the “Site”).
  2. Upload a photo of your dad to the Site, using your mobile device;
  3. Add one of the available portraits to your dad’s photo; and
  4. Share the newly accessorized photo of your dad on [Twitter, Facebook, Instagram?], using the hashtags “#ChiveDads” & “#CrownRoyal”, and include a statement as to why you think your dad should win.

SELECTION OF WINNERS.  At the conclusion of the Contest Period, Administrator will select, from all the eligible entries received during the Contest Period, One (1) entrant and his/her dad as the Winners of the Prize.  The Winners will be the dad of the entrant who enters the most touching, heartwarming reason why they are “crowning their dad”, and/or the best reason why he should be treated like Chive Royalty, as judged by administrator in its discretion.

After selection of the Winners, Administrator will­­­­­­ contact the winning entrant via social media provided at entry to notify the entrant that he/she and his/her dad are the Winners and to arrange for the Winners to claim the Prize.

BOTH WINNERS MUST MEET ALL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS TO WIN THE PRIZE.  ALL POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY ADMINISTRATOR.  ADMINISTRATOR HAS SOLE DISCRETION OVER VERIFICATION OF THE WINNERS, AND ALL ADMINISTRATOR’S DECISIONS WITH RESPECT THERETO ARE FINAL.  NO PERSON WILL BE DECLARED A WINNER UNLESS AND UNTIL ADMINISTRATOR HAS VERIFIED THE WINNERS’ ELIBIGILITY.

CANCELLATION AND DISQUALIFICATION.

Cancellation of the Contest.  Administrator reserves the right to cancel, suspend, and/or modify the Contest (or any part thereof), in its discretion, in the event of any of the following:

(a) Administrator has reason to believe there exists any tampering, fraud, delay, unauthorized intervention, cheating, technical failures, or any other factor, technical failures, or other causes that corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper functioning of the Contest;

(b) Any entrant fails to comply with these Rules or annoys, abuses, threatens, or harasses any other entrant or the Contest Entities; or

(c) Administrator’s technical systems become infected by a computer virus or are otherwise impaired.

Disqualification Winners.  Winners will be disqualified, and Administrator may select alternate winners, if:

  • Either Winner fails to comply with these Rules;
  • Administrator is unable to verify the eligibility of either Winner, or Administrator determines either Winner to be ineligible;
  • The entrant fails to provide current and correct contact information for when entering;
  • The Winners do not respond to Administrator’s notification of winning, within ten (10) days of the date of such notification; or
  • The Winners are not ready, willing, or able to accept and claim the Prize, in accordance with these Rules, or Administrator is unable to deliver the Prize for any reason.

In the event of any of the foregoing, Administrator reserves the right to award or dispose of the Prize, as deemed fair and appropriate by Administrator, in its business judgment, including without limitation, selecting new winners using the same winner selection method.

ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO UNDERMINE OR TAMPER WITH THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, FOR WHICH ADMINISTRATOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

PUBLICITY AND PRIVACY POLICY (YOU AND YOUR DAD).  You grant Administrator the non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferrable right to use in a non-disparaging manner, you and your dad’s, name, image, likeness, and biographical information (collectively, you and your dad’s “Likeness”), in any and all media now known or later devised, in connection with this Contest and any products, services, advertising, and promotional material related to the Contest, without any further compensation, consideration, notice to, or approval by, you or your dad.  Additionally, Administrator may use any non-personally identifiable information provided by you or collected by Administrator in connection with your entry into this Contest, in accordance with Administrator’s Privacy Policy (link above).

LICENSE TO ENTRIES.  You grant Administrator a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferrable license to use, use, copy, publicly perform and display, exhibit, edit, or modify, in a non-disparaging manner, in any and all media now known or later devised, all works, material, or content submitted by you in connection with this Contest, including without limitation, all photographs, stories, text, designs, graphics, drawings, artwork, or otherwise (collectively, “Material”), for use in connection with this Contest and any products, services, advertising, and promotional material related to the Contest, without any further compensation, consideration, notice to, or approval by, you or your dad.

REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES.  By entering this Contest, you represent and warrant that:

  • You have full right, permission, and consent from your dad to enter your dad into this Contest;
  • You are the owner or a valid licensee of all Material;
  • You have full right, permission, and consent, without the necessity of obtaining the consent of any third party, to grant to Resignation all rights and licenses hereunder in and to the Likeness and the Material; and
  • The Material does not violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party.

TAXES AND FORMSWinners are solely responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes associated with the value of the Prizes, and for any shipping and handling charges related to delivery of the Prize.  When applicable, Winners agree to execute and return (and winning may be conditioned upon the Winners executing and returning) to Administrator, a form W-9, Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release, and any other forms requested by Administrator, in form and substance acceptable to Administrator, in order to be eligible to claim and receive the Prize.

THIRD PARTY TERMS.  If entry into this Contest requires you to make use of any third party products or services, including without limitation, third party, apps, websites, social media platforms, or email service (collectively, “Third Party Services”), then by entering the Contest, you agree to abide by the rules, policies, terms, and conditions governing the use of each of those Third Party Services.

RELEASEBy ENTERING this CONTEST, you waive, RELEASE, and hold harmless the CONTEST Entities and their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives, and employees (collectively, “RELEASEES”) from and against any claims, liabilities, judgments, damages, loss, actions or cause of action, and costs (including reasonable attorney’S fees) (collectively, “Claims”) THAT YOU MAY NOW OR LATER HAVE, ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO YOUR ENTRY INTO, INABILITY TO ENTER INTO, OR PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST.  YOUR FOREGOING WAIVER AND RELEASE INCLUDES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL CLAIMS ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO: (A) THE NEGLIGENCE OF ANY RELEASEE OR ANY THIRD PARTY; (B) PHYSICAL AND/OR MENTAL INJURY, HARM, DAMAGES, DISABILITY, ILLNESS, DEATH, AND/OR OTHER OR LOSS TO YOU OR YOUR PROPERTY; (C) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, stolen, altered, garbled, fraudulent, incorrect, incomplete, or delayed PICKS; (D) receipt, use, or misuse of the PRIZE; (E) errors or malfunctions of any equipment, computer, online systems, servers, providers, or computer hardware or software failures; (F) THIRD PARTY INTERVENTION INTO THE CONTEST OR other technical or human errors or malfunctions of any kind; (G) USE OF THE WEBSITE ON WHICH THE CONTEST IS CONDUCTED; AND (H) the cancellation, suspension, or modification of the CONTEST OR THE DISQUALIFICATION OF ANY entrant or WINNER.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.  THE RELEASEES WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOST DATA, LOST PROFITS, LOST REVENUE, LOST BUSINESS, ANTICIPATED PROFITS, COSTS OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, HOWEVER CAUSED AND UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE RELEASEES WERE OR SHOULD HAVE BEEN AWARE OF OR ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

INDEMNIFICATION.  By entering this Contest, you indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Contest Entities from and against any all third party Claims relating to your: (a) breach or violation of these Rules or of any representation, warranty, or provision contained herein or otherwise made in connection with the Contest; (b) causing physical and/or mental injury, harm, damage, disability, illness, death, loss, or damage to any third party; or (c) violation of or infringement upon the rights of any third party.

JURISDICTION.  This Contest and these Rules will be governed by the laws of the State of Texas, without regard to conflict of law principals.  Any disputes arising from or relating to this Contest, these Rules (including their construction, validity, and enforceability), the Prize, and/or any rights or obligations hereunder will be adjudicated, individually and not by any form or class action, exclusively in the State or Federal Courts located in Austin, Texas.

GAMBLING PROHIBITED.  This Contest is for entertainment purposes only and may not be used as or in connection with any form of gambling.

NO THIRD PARTY ENDORSEMENT.  This Contest is not associated with or administered, sponsored, or endorsed by, any Third Party Services, or any third party other than the Contest Entities.

RULES; WINNER LIST; QUESTIONS.  To receive a copy of these Rules, within 15 days after the end of the Contest Period, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Resignation Media, LLC, attn. Contest Rules, 98 San Jacinto Blvd., Suite 160, Austin, TX 78701.  The winners list will be mailed approximately 15 days after receipt of requests therefor.  For any questions about this Contest, contact the Administrator at the preceding address.

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