NO PURCHASE NECESSARY: No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win this sweepstakes. Purchase will not improve any entrant’s chance of winning.
Eligibility: The America’s Test Kitchen $20,000 Kitchen Makeover Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia 21 years of age and older at the time the promotion begins. The Promotion is void where prohibited or restricted by law or regulations. Employees, contractors, officers, & directors of America’s Test Kitchen (the “Sponsor”), Cooking.com, Kohler, Cooking.com/Store.Calphalon, and Lifetime Brands, Inc./Pfaltzgraff, their related brands, subsidiaries, affiliates and their immediate family/household members are ineligible. Promotion is subject to applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations, and void where prohibited, including, but not limited to, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and U.S. military installations located in foreign countries.
Promotional Period: Promotion runs from May 15, 2013 (12:01 AM EST) to July 15, 2013 (11:59 PM EST) (the “Promotional Period”).
Agreement to the Official Rules: By participating in the Promotion, entrant warrants that s/he fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
Sponsor: This promotion is sponsored by America’s Test Kitchen, 17 Station Street, Brookline, MA, 02445.
To enter: Go to http://www.americastestkitchen.com/sweepstakes and complete the online entry registration form including all required information. You will then be directed to complete your entry registration by clicking on a link in an email sent to the address listed on the registration form. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY AND A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. Completed entries must be received by 11:59 PM EST on July 15, 2013. Entries are limited to 1 entry per individual during the entire Promotional Period. Proof of email or online submission is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. All entries become the property of America’s Test Kitchen.
Prizes, Number of Prizes, and Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): There will be 4 prizes awarded, with a total ARV of $20,180.00.
One (1) Grand Prize (ARV $17,180.00) including: $3,000 in Cash; $5,000 in Kohler kitchen products, chosen by the winner, a Baker Square Dining Table – Milling Road Collection from Kohler Interiors (ARV $5,180), a $2,500 gift card to Pfaltzgraff.com, a $1,250 gift card to Cooking.com, and $1,250 in Calphalon products, chosen by the winner.
Three (3) Runner-Up Prizes (ARV $1,000.00 each), each runner-up prize including: a $500 gift card to Pfaltzgraff.com, a $250 gift card to Cooking.com, $250 in Calphalon products, chosen by the winner.
Any difference between the stated ARV and actual value of any prize will not be awarded in any form. Winners are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes, if any, associated with installation, acceptance, or use of the Prize. Prizes are provided "as is" and without any warranty of any kind. Prizes are non-transferable.
Grand Prize and Runner-up winners must select his/her choice of $5,000 in Kohler kitchen products, $1,250 in Calphalon products, and $250 in Calphalon products, within thirty (30) days following notification to winner of winner’s selection. Failure to choose desired Kohler and/or Calphalon products within that time may result in forfeiture of that portion of the prize. For determination of how the $5,000 in Kohler products is spent, prices for selected items will be based on prices for the items, as listed on http://www.us.kohler.com/us/ at the time of the selection. For determination of how the $1,250 and $250 in Calphalon products is spent, prices for selected items will be based on the price identified as “Our Price,” as listed on http://store.calphalon.com/ at time of the selection.
No transfer or substitution of prizes (or any portion thereof) or cash alternative permitted, except the Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event the advertised prize is unavailable. Limit one prize per individual.
Shipping and handling for all prizes to the winners’ residential address in the United States will be paid for by Sponsor. Prizes do not include installation.
Odds: Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Winner Selection and Notification: Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about July 22, 2013, in Brookline, MA, from among all eligible entries received. All results of the selections are final and binding, subject to these Official Rules. In the event a winning entry is discovered to be invalid for any reason whatsoever or the person who submitted the winning entry fails to comply with these Official Rules prior to delivery of the Prize, the Prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. If by reason of a printing, computer or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these Official Rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a computerized random selection to award the advertised number of Prizes available. No more than the advertised number of Prizes will be awarded.
Notice to Winner: Attempts to notify potential winners will be made by U.S. mail, telephone and/or by email within thirty (30) days of the winners’ selection. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, stolen, late or misdirected mail or delivery or communication problems of any kind. If unable to make contact with the winner within thirty (30) days after Sponsor first attempts to notify the winner, or if the winner fails to claim the prize within thirty (30) days after Sponsor first attempts to notify the winner, the Prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.
Prize winners may be required to sign, notarize and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (except where prohibited by law) and provide any additional information (such as social security number), that may be required by the Sponsor. Potential winners must return all such required documents within (30) thirty days following attempted notification or Prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected.
Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes an entrant's consent for the Sponsor, and the Sponsor's designees to use entrant's name, likeness, voice, opinions, biographical information, and city and state of residence for advertising, trade, publicity and/or promotional purposes in any media, including the World Wide Web, without review, notification, or approval and without further compensation.
General Conditions: This sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States. All taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of winners. Sponsor reserves the right to suspend or cancel the Sweepstakes or modify these Official Rules as necessary for any reason or as required by applicable law.
Entries not in compliance with these Official Rules are disqualified. Sponsor shall have the absolute right to determine if an entry is in compliance with these Official Rules without notice to the person attempting to enter. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. A potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering by an entrant's Internet service provider and or email client or for insufficient space in entrant's email account to receive email.
Sponsor is not responsible for faulty, incorrect or incorrectly transcribed email transmissions, incorrect codes or announcements of any kind, technical hardware or software failures of any kind including any injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in or experiencing any materials in connection with the Promotion, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit an entrant's ability to redeem a prize, or any error that may occur in the processing of registrations or codes.
Disputes/Choice of Law: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that this Promotion shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Massachusetts, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. Sponsor reserves the right to take such action as it deems necessary to enforce these Official Rules and ensure the fair operation of this Promotion, including without limitation barring entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules. By entering, entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the appropriate federal, state and local courts located in Massachusetts for any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any prize awarded.
Limitations of Liability/Release: By entering the Promotion, each participant warrants that he or she has read and agrees to abide by these Official Rules and that he or she is not prohibited from participating in the Promotion. Entrant agrees to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, Cooking.com, Kohler, Store.Calphalon, and Lifetime Brands, Inc./Pfaltzgraff, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Promotion or receipt or use of any prize including but not limited to following:
The Released Parties assume no responsibility for lost, late, or misdirected entries, or for theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion, or any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions to the Promotion. The Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, failures or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, providers, computer equipment, software, email, players or browsers, whether on account of technical problems, traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or on account of any combination of the foregoing. The Released Parties are not responsible for any injury or damage to participants o to any computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this Promotion. If, for any reason, the Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Released Parties which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, the Released Parties reserve the right at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion and select a winner from among all eligible entries received prior to the cancellation.
Entrant further agrees to release and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Promotion or receipt, installation, assembly, or use of any prize including but not limited to, personal injury, death, property damage, or claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or entrant’s receipt, installation, assembly, or use of any prize. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Promotion, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees, or for costs related in any way to installation or assembly of any prize.
Winners List: For a copy of the list of Winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: “America’s Test Kitchen $20,000 Kitchen Makeover Sweepstakes”, Winners List Requests, c/o America’s Test Kitchen, 17 Station Street, Brookline, MA, 02445. List of prize winners will be available from August 15, 2013 to February 28, 2014.