Knorr® What's for Dinner Tonight Sweepstakes Official Rules

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 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 Knorr® What’s for Dinner Tonight Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") begins September 27, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time ("ET") and ends November 8, 2013 at 6:00 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.
  3. How To Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, you ("Entrant") can enter the Sweepstakes through the "Sweepstakes" application on the "What’s for Dinner Tonight?" tab on www.facebook.com/Knorr. To enter, you must vote for your favorite recipe from the four (4) recipes onscreen and fill in required registration information to receive one (1) entry into that Entry Period’s Sweepstakes Drawing only, and one (1) entry into the Grand Prize Sweepstakes Drawing (the "Entry"). Limit one (1) Entry per person per Entry Period. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an Entrant, the Entrant will be deemed the name appearing on the Entry. The Entry must be complete to be eligible and must be the property of the Entrant. All Entries submitted become the property of the Sponsor. All Entries must be completed and submitted by 6:00 p.m. ET on November 8, 2013, to be eligible for the last Entry Period Sweepstakes Drawing and the Grand Prize Sweepstakes Drawing. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by Entrants’ online service will apply.
    Entry Period Start Date-Time End Date-Time
    1 9/27/13 6:00 p.m. ET 10/4/13 5:59 p.m. ET
    2 10/4/13 6:00 p.m. ET 10/11/13 5:59 p.m. ET
    3 10/11/13 6:00 p.m. ET 10/18/13 5:59 p.m. ET
    4 10/18/13 6:00 p.m. ET 10/25/13 5:59 p.m. ET
    5 10/25/13 6:00 p.m. ET 11/1/13 5:59 p.m. ET
    6 11/1/13 6:00 p.m. ET 11/8/13 6:00 p.m. ET
  4. Random Drawing: Five (5) Entry Period Prize winners per week (30 Entry Period Prize winners total) will be selected in separate random drawings on or about October 7, 2013; October 14, 2013; October 21, 2013; October 28, 2013; November 4, 2013 and November 11, 2013 from among all eligible Entries received during each Entry Period. Entries will not be carried forward for any subsequent Entry Period drawing(s). One (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected in a separate random drawing on or about November 11, 2013 from among all eligibile entries received. The random drawing 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 an Entry Period Prize will depend on the number of eligible Entries received during each Entry Period. The odds of winning the Grand Prize will depend on the number of eligible Entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period.
  5. Prizes and Approximate Retail Values (the "ARVs"): Grand Prize (1): A Sponsor-selected $2,500 gift card mutually agreed upon between winner and Sponsor. Entry Period Prize (30 total, 5 per Entry Period): A Sponsor-selected $250 gift card mutually agreed upon between winner and Sponsor. 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 prize of equal or greater value in the event the prize is unavailable.
  6. General Rules: All applicable federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the Sweepstakes Winners. Grand Prize Winner (or parent/legal guardian is Entrant is a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (where legal) within seven (7) days of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. Affidavit package will be mailed via Priority Mail or sent via email. Return of prize or prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and alternate selection. Entry Period Prize winners will be notified via email and will be required to provide mailing address within seven (7) days of notification attempt or an alternate Prize Winner may be selected. Prizes will be mailed to the address submitted within six (6) – eight (8) weeks after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes. Return of prize 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 prize. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winners’ names, and likenesses 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 Prizes in a random drawing, as described above, from all eligible Entries received per Entry Period and overall 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 prizes 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.
  7. Winners: For the names of the Winners, available after December 2, 2013, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by January 2, 2014, to: The Knorr® What’s for Dinner Tonight Sweepstakes Winners, P.O. Box 7999, Melville, NY 11775-7999.
  8. 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