Jif® vs. GIF Email Sweepstakes - OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. INTERNET ACCESS AND A VALID EMAIL ADDRESS ARE REQUIRED TO ENTER.
Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at time of Entry, except employees, officers and directors of The J.M. Smucker Company (“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 Sweepstakes is void outside the 50 United States and D.C. and where prohibited or restricted by law.
To Enter: Between 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on February 25, 2020 and 10:00 a.m. PT March 6, 2020 (the “Sweepstakes Period”), access one of the Jif emails, listed below,and use the polling content to vote for “Jif” or “Gif” to receive one entry into the Sweepstakes (an “Entry”). Limit one Entry per person during the Sweepstakes Period. You must be an active Jif email subscriber with a valid Email Address and received one of the following Jif emails:
- February 25, 2020 email from Jif with subject line, “Finally put the lid on the #JIFvsGIF debate”
- March 1, 2020 email from Jif with subject line, “The #JIFvsGIF debate is still raging”
- March 4, 2020 email from Jif with subject line, “Which side are you on? #JIFvsGIF”
Prize Details/Odds: ONE (1) PRIZE: Each prize (“Prize”) consists of the following:
- One (1) That JIF-ing Good T-shirt, Large
- One (1) PB&J Pants, Large
- One (1) Jif Pocket Towel
- Two (2) Pairs of Jif Mismatch Socks
- One (1) Pair of I Love Jif Socks
- One (1) Jif Cinch Bag, Black
- One (1) Jif Magnet
- One (1) Jif Stylus Pen, Green
- One (1) Pack of Jif Recipe Cards
- One (1) Smucker’s® & Jif Tin Lunch Box
- One (1) Jif Low Profile Ballcap, Red
- Assortment of Jif Peanut Butter and Jif Snacks
Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of Prize: $300.57. A total of one (1) Prizes will be awarded (ARV of all Prizes is $300.57). 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. Limit one Prize per person.
Drawing/Notification: On or about three (3) business days (excluding holidays) following the Sweepstakes Period, one winner [GA3] will be selected via random drawing from all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period (individually, a “Prize Winner”). 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 Sweepstakes. Sponsor will contact potential Prize Winner, via email and will request information including entrant’s complete name, address, city, state, ZIP code, and daytime phone number be sent to Sponsor via email within 48 hours. Failure by potential Prize Winner to send this information within 48 hours of delivery by Sponsor of its direct message to potential Prize Winner will result in forfeiture of the Prize and the Prize will be awarded to an alternate Prize Winner selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible Entries.
General Conditions: Prizes will be shipped to the Prize Winners within four weeks of the end date of the Sweepstakes Period. By submitting an Entry, entrants agree that Sponsor and its 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 Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity; and by accepting a Prize, the 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 entrant’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, image, caption, 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. All taxes on the Prize, if any, are solely the responsibility of the Prize Winner. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. By submitting an Entry, 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 Sweepstakes, 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 submitting an Entry, entrants’ consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the appropriate courts in the State of Ohio and agree that any and all disputes shall be resolved exclusively in these courts
Limitations of Liability: Neither Sponsor nor its agencies are responsible for lost, late, stolen, illegible, misdirected, or non-delivered Entries or e-mail, or 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 an 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 Sweepstakes 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 Jif website or email system. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds is or may be tampering with the Entry process, the operation of the Sweepstakes, or the Jif website account or email system, or who is or may be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to threaten, abuse or harass any other person. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, and to determine Prize Winner from eligible 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 Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsor or its agents.
IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR, ITS PARENT, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES OR RELATED COMPANIES, THEIR ADVERTISING OR SWEEPSTAKES AGENCIES OR THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES OR AGENTS BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING ENTRANTS ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SWEEPSTAKES INTERNET SITE OR DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM SAID SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE SITE 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 JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
Sponsor: The J.M. Smucker Company, 1 Strawberry Lane, Orrville, OH 44667
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