2021 Besitos Giveaway - Canticos Official Rules
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- Eligibility: The 2021 BESITOS GIVEAWAY – CANTICOS (“Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, directors, and officers, and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings or spouse, regardless of where they live, or persons living in same household, whether related or not) of the sponsor, Encantos Media Studios, PBC (“Sponsor”), The Hershey Company, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, and any others engaged in the development or distribution of this Sweepstakes (“Promotion Parties”) are not eligible to enter or win. Other eligibility requirements and conditions of participation are set forth below in these official rules for the Sweepstakes (“Official Rules”). All federal, state, municipal, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law.
- Entry Period: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 PM CT on February 11, 2021 and ends at 11:59:59 PM CT on February 14, 2021 (“Sweepstakes Period”).
- How to Participate: To enter, you must: during the Sweepstakes Period, log into your Instagram account (or create a free account if you do not already have one), and visit and “FOLLOW” both the Canticos Instagram page at https://www.instagram.com/canticosworld and The Hershey Company Instagram page at https://www.instagram.com/hersheys (each a “Website”). Then either (a) click on the post regarding the Sweepstakes and comment on the Sweepstakes post, tagging someone you know in your comment, or (b) post a picture on your Instagram account demonstrating how you share Besitos, with both @Canticosworld and @Hersheys tagged and the #CanticosBesitos and #SweepstakesEntry hashtags to receive one entry into the Sweepstakes. Your entry must include the required tagged accounts and hashtags to be eligible. Entry content will not be judged. Each eligible person completing the entry process will be entered in the Sweepstakes (each an “Entry” and collectively, the “Entries”). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes will be run in accordance with the Official Rules, subject to amendment by Sponsor.
- Entry Conditions: All Entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period to be eligible for the Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for any lost, illegible, incomplete, damaged, or misdirected Entries or Entries not properly forwarded to Sponsor. Limit one Entry per person during the Sweepstakes Period.
- Winner Selection: The winners (each a “Winner” and collectively, the “Winners”) of the Sweepstakes will be selected at random by Sponsor within seven days after the end of the Sweepstakes Period (“Drawing”) from among all eligible Entries received. The Drawing will be conducted by Sponsor or its representatives.
- Winner Notification and Verification: The Winners will be notified within seven days after the Drawing via direct message using the Instagram account provided at the time of Entry. Sponsor is not responsible if unable to contact a Winner for prize notification purposes for whatever reason. It is the Winners’ responsibility to timely set account settings to accept contacts by Sponsor and to timely check their account for such messages. Disqualification and the selection of an alternate Winner will result from any of the following: (a) potential Winner’s inability to accept the Prize; (b) the inability of Sponsor to contact the Winner for any reason; or (c) any other non-compliance with these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
- Prizes; Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”); Prize Delivery; and Conditions: The following prize (each a “Prize” and collectively, the “Prizes”) will be awarded to each of the five Winners of the Sweepstakes: (a) one Giant HERSHEY’S KISS chocolate; (b) two bags of HERSHEY’S KISSES chocolates; (c) one HERSHEY’S branded coffee mug; (d) one Canticos Bilingual Firsts: Feelings Book; and (e) one-year subscription to the Canticos Bilingual Preschool App. The combined ARV of each Prize is $91.30. The total ARV of all Prizes awarded in this Sweepstakes is $456.50. Delivery arrangements will be coordinated with the Winners within 30 days after Sponsor verifies the Winner’s eligibility. All federal, state, and local taxes, and all other costs associated with acceptance or use of the Prizes, are the sole responsibility of the Winner. If applicable, Winners may receive an IRS Form 1099 for the retail value of the Prize. A Winner may waive his/her right to receive a Prize. A Prize is non-transferable, non-exchangeable, non-refundable, has no cash value, and must be accepted by the Winner as awarded.
- Odds of Winning: Odds of winning a Prize depend upon the number of eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
- Conditions, Disclaimers, and License: By entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees that: (a) he or she will abide by and be bound by these Official Rules; (b) neither Sponsor, nor any of the Promotion Parties, nor any of their officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives (collectively, “Releasees”) are responsible for claims, injuries, death, losses or damages of any kind resulting from participation or inability to participate in the Sweepstakes, the awarding, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of a Prize, or for any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of any Prize; (c) Sponsor is not responsible for any inability of a Winner to accept a Prize for any reason; and (d) by entering the Sweepstakes, all Entrants further agree that Sponsor has the sole right to decide all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Although Sponsor attempts to ensure the integrity of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor is not responsible for the actions of Entrants or other individuals in connection with the Sweepstakes, including attempts to circumvent these Official Rules or otherwise interfere with the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of fraud, technical limitations or failures, applicable law, unforeseen obstacles, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, could corrupt, compromise, undermine, or otherwise affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, viability, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to modify these Official Rules, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend all or any part of the Sweepstakes, and in the event of cancellation or termination, to select a winner from among all eligible non-suspect Entrants received up to the time of such cancellation, termination, modification, or suspension, as applicable. Inclusion in such drawing will be each Entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances. In case of dispute, the authorized account holder of the Instagram account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. The authorized account holder is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned the particular social media account by Instagram. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of social media account information, email address, mailing address and/or telephone number of entrants and it is solely the responsibility of the entrant to notify Sponsor in writing if the entrant changes his or her social media account, e-mail address, mailing address and/or telephone number during the Entry Period.
- Release and Indemnification: BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS RELEASE AND HOLD THE SPONSOR, THE RELEASEES, INSTAGRAM, AND FACEBOOK HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, RIGHT, CLAIMS, AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND ARISING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED ACTIVITY, OR RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE (INCLUDING ANY TRAVEL OR ACTIVITY RELATED TO ACCEPTANCE OF THE PRIZE) AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, AS WELL AS CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY.
(b) Publicity Release: except where prohibited, by accepting a Prize, each Winner grants permission for Sponsor and its agents to use his/her name, voice and/or likeness, for advertising, merchandising, promotion and/or publicity purposes in any and all media now known or hereinafter invented without territorial or time limitations and without additional compensation.
(c) Applicable Law: the Sweepstakes, and any disputes that may arise hereunder, shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of New York without regard to the conflicts of laws principles of any jurisdiction. Venue with respect to any such disputes shall be had in the state and federal courts of the State of New York. The invalidity or enforceability of any other provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision so long as the general intent of these Official Rules remains in effect. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, these Official Rules shall be constructed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained herein.
- Sponsor: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Encantos Media Studios, PBC, 4175 Higuera Street, Culver City, CA 90232.
- Winners List: For the winners list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: 2021 Besitos Giveaway, Attn: Winners’ List, 4175 Higuera Street, Culver City, CA 90232, within 60 days after the end of the Sweepstakes Period.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram or Facebook. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes should be directed to Sponsor and not to Instagram or Facebook.