Terms & Conditions
Jif® 2017 Share Your Story (“Promotion”) OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. INTERNET ACCESS REQUIRED TO ENTER.
Eligibility: The Promotion is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia that are 18 years of age or older, except employees, officers and directors of The J.M. Smucker Company (“Jif”, “We”, “Us”, and similar terms), (“Sponsor”), its parent, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, sales representatives, advertising, sales, promotion and judging agencies, webmasters/suppliers, and their respective immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings, children and their spouses) or household members (whether or not related). The Promotion is void outside the 50 United States and D.C. and where prohibited.
Comment Guidelines: Entrant may only enter an original Photo to which he/she owns all legal rights. Photo must be in .jpg, .jpeg or .png formats and with a maximum size of 10MB. Entries must be suitable for presentation in a public forum, in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Entries must not be obscene or offensive; must not depict alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons, or any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous; and must not be sexually explicit or suggestive, all as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Entries must not violate or infringe the rights of any third party, including but not limited to rights of copyright, trademark, publicity or privacy. Entries must not include any intellectual property or the trademark of any other party, except for The J.M. Smucker Company family of brands. Without limiting the foregoing restriction, the Entry should not contain any visible logos, drawings, cartoons, phrases, trademarks or other third party materials. If an Entry does include such material, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, alter the Photo to remove it, or disqualify the Entry. By submitting an Entry, entrant warrants and represents that all persons appearing in the Photo have consented to (a) appear in the Photo, (b) have the Entry submitted into the Promotion, and (c) Sponsor’s use of the Entry as provided in these Official Rules. Entrant must obtain such consent in writing as Sponsor’s request.
Prize Details/Odds: Up to Thirty-Six (36) Jif Personalized Jars and illustrated GIF image of your submitted photo including an Approximate Retail Value (“AVR”): $30.00. Total estimate AVR of all prizes: $1,080. No prize substitutions permitted, except by Sponsor, who may substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Prize is non-transferable. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Drawing/Notification: Each month, winners will be randomly selected by the Sponsor or its Agents from all eligible Entries received. The drawing and awarding of the prize will be conducted by a representative of the Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to the Promotion. Potential prize winner will be notified by an email notification and will be required to confirm complete name, address, city, state, ZIP code, and daytime phone number to Jif within 72 hours. Failure by potential winner to send this information within 72 hours will result in forfeiture of the prize, and the prize maybe awarded to an alternate winner selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries.
General Conditions: Prize will be shipped within four weeks of the end date of the Promotion. By entering, entrants agree that Sponsor and its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, are indemnified, released and will be held harmless by entrants from any and all liability, for any damages, injuries or losses of any kind to person(s), including death, or property, arising directly or indirectly from the acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize or his/her participation in the Promotion or any Promotion-related activity; and by accepting a prize, winner grants (and agrees to confirm such grant in writing promptly upon request) to Sponsor and those acting under Sponsor’s authority the right to the use of his/her name, photograph, likeness, voice, image, statements and biographical information at any time or times for advertising, trade, publicity and promotional purposes in any media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and on the World Wide Web, without review, notification, approval or additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. Entrant agrees that their content submitted in conjunction with this Promotion may be used by Sponsor to create derivative works either alone or in conjunction with other works.All taxes on the prize, if any, are solely the responsibility of the winner. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. By entering, entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, will be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Ohio, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. By entering, entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts in Cleveland, Ohio and agree that any and all disputes shall be resolved exclusively in these courts. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an Entrant, such Entry will be deemed to be made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of Entry. “Authorized account holder” is deemed as the natural person who is assigned to an e mail address by an Internet access provider, service provider or other online organization that is responsible for assigning e mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e mail address.
Limitations of Liability: Neither Sponsor nor its agencies are responsible for lost, late, stolen, illegible, misdirected, or non-delivered entries, or e-mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), or other connections availability, accessibility or traffic congestion, or miscommunications, or failed computer, network, telephone, satellite, or cable hardware, software or lines, or technical failure, or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions, or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information. Neither Sponsor nor its agencies are responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion and assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or tampering with or hacking of the http://www.jif.com/imagine-if page. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds may be tampering with the entry process or operation of the Promotion or the Jif web page, may be acting in violation of these Official Rules or may be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to threaten, abuse or harass any other person. If, for any reason, the Promotion is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, hacking, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes which, in sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion, and determine winners from entries received prior to action taken. No more than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules will be awarded. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsor or its agents.
IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR, ITS PARENT, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES AND RELATED COMPANIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS PROMOTION, INCLUDING ENTRANTS’ ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE PROMOTION WEBSITE OR DOWNLOADING FROM/UPLOADING TO AND OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM SAID WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURSIDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
Sponsor: The J.M. Smucker Company, One Strawberry Lane, Orrville, OH 44667 ©/® The J.M. Smucker Company.