Terms of Service June 2014 $10 Meal Contest
At the conclusion of the entry period the judge or judges will select one (1) grand prize winner and fifteen (15) honorable mention winners. By entering the contest, recipes and the photo submitted become the property of Villa Roma Sausage Company. Villa Roma can use the recipes and photos in any way they desire, including posting on website, newsletter and on packaging. Entrant must complete all the fields in the entry form to qualify. By submitting an entry, entrant agrees to the use of his/her name, photo and recipe submission in any form of publicity or trade promotion purposed by Villa Roma. Villa Roma reserves the right to adapt, modify, edit and publish the recipes as they deem fitting. Entrant acknowledges that their entry is original and that they created the entry recipe and that it is not the property of anyone else. To the best of their knowledge it is unpublished and entrants are solely responsible for complying with any applicable copyright restrictions and that Villa Roma assumes no obligations in that regard. Entry must be created by the submitter. By entering, contestant agrees that the judging is handled by Villa Roma Sausage Company and their decisions are final in all aspects of this contest. No appeals will be considered or accepted. Recipes must use Villa Roma’s Fresh & Natural Sausages and must comply with all the listed rules. One entry per person, no more than two per household address. Must include your legal name, current address, telephone number and valid email address. Only entries submitted via the electronic method provided on the website will be accepted. Contest sponsor and their promotion agencies are not responsible for phone, network, electronic or computer hardware or software failure, or technical failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, network fraud, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, whether caused by contest sponsors, entrants, or programming components utilized in this promotion. By participating and winning a prize, all winners release Villa Roma, it affiliates, subsidiaries, agents and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability with respect to the prizes won and participation in the contest. Villa Roma will not pay any consideration for the use of the submitted recipes. Any local, state or federal taxes are the responsibility of winners. Winners may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Publicity, Liability and Ownership Release. Entrants agree to be bound by the official rules and agree that if any winner fails to provide the required affidavit, release, etc. or has found to have violated the official rules or does not otherwise meet eligibility criteria the prize will be forfeited. The contest may be cancelled without penalty should Villa Roma deem it necessary. Winners may not be selected in all categories at the judges’ discretion. Open to adults 18 years or older. Legal residence must be within 60 miles of a retail store that carries Villa Roma Sausage products. Villa Roma employees and suppliers and not eligible. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state, and local laws apply. Contest expiration date: Email entries must be received by 11:59 pm PST, Sept 30, 2014.
Dispute resolution. Contest entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the official rules or the rights and obligations of participants and Villa Roma and their agents shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of California without giving effect to any principals of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction. Entrants agree that any action of law or in equity arising out of or relating to this contest or awarding of the prizes shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of California. Entrants hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating such action. Except where prohibited by participating in the contest, entrants agree that (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this contest or awarding of the prizes shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated in participating in this contest, but in no event attorneys fees and (c) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waive any and all claims for punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Some jurisdictions do not allow limitations or exclusions of liability for incidental or consequential damages so that above may not apply to you.
Villa Roma reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the website or otherwise in violation of the official rules. Villa Roma reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this promotion if not capable of completion as planned including infection by computer virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention or force majeure. In the event of cancellation, Villa Roma reserves the right to reward prizes to eligible on-line entries received prior to the date of cancellation.