'SUPPORT LOCAL' INSTAGRAM CONTEST RULES
OFFICIAL RULES – SUPPORT LOCAL GIVEAWAY
1. HOW TO ENTER: No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win this Support Local Giveaway (the “Promotion”). Any purchase or payment will not increase your chance of winning the Promotion. The Promotion begins on 11:00 am EST on January 13, 2021 and ends at 12:00 am EST on January 14, 2021 (the “Promotion Period”). Throughout the Promotion Period, you may enter the Promotion by both you and the person you've tagged are following both Instagram accounts (@mattysworldrules and the business you've tagged), double tapping/liking the Promotion post on @mattysworldrules Instagram (the “Entry Post”), and leaving a comment on the Entry Post where you tag a friend and specify the local business you want to support. Multiple entries are permitted in separate comments. Make sure your settings are public so we can find your comment and confirm you’ve properly entered during the Promotion Period. Online entry is the only method of entry. Incomplete, false or deceptive entries are void. One (1) Winner will be picked and announced on or around 11:00 am EST on the day following the end of the Promotion Period from all entries received by Instagram Story on @mattysworldrules. Cassoulet Palace, Inc.’s (“Matty Matheson”) computer will serve as the official time keeping device for this Promotion. All entries submitted may be re-posted by Matty Matheson on any Matty Matheson owned and operated websites, blogs and social media channels and will not be acknowledged except the Winner as defined and as set forth below.
2. ELIGIBILITY: The Promotion is open to residents of and currently residing in Canada or one of the 50 United States and/or the District of Columbia, 18 years old as of January 2, 2021 (or 16 years old with consent by legal parent or guardian). Employees of Matty Matheson and their advertising and Promotion agencies, and any other entities participating in the design, Promotion, marketing, administration or fulfillment of this Promotion, as well as each of their parent corporations, subsidiaries and affiliated companies (collectively, “Promotion Entities”), and each of their immediate families and members of their households are ineligible to participate in this Promotion. You must have a public Instagram account. Void where prohibited.
3. SELECTING THE WINNER AND NOTIFICATION; GENERAL CONDITIONS: The potential prize winner will be selected by a random drawing after compiling all eligible entrants for the Promotion Period (each an “Entrant” and collectively the “Entrants”). Matty Matheson, whose decision is final and binding in all respects, will contact the selected Entrant through Instagram on direct messenger or email (“DM”) on or about that specified date and time set forth in Section 1 (“Potential Prize Winner”). Odds of winning the Prize (defined below) depend on the number of eligible entries received from Entrants during the applicable Promotion Period. Failure of Potential Prize Winner to respond to such notification within 48 hours will result in disqualification of Potential Prize Winner and an alternate potential winner will be selected (“Alternative Potential Winner”). Alternate Potential Winner shall be contacted via DM as soon as practicable and shall also have 48 hours to respond. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED, AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE (“Winner”). By entering this Promotion, Entrant accepts and agrees to these Official Rules and the decisions of Matty Matheson which shall be final in all matters. Except where prohibited by law, Entrant’s entry and/or acceptance of the Prize constitutes permission for the Promotion Entities to use the Winner’s name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice, city and state address for promotional or advertising purposes in connection with this Promotion on a worldwide, in perpetuity basis, and in all forms of media, now or hereafter known, in perpetuity, without review, permission, or further compensation or consideration.
4. PRIZES AND TAXES: The Winner will receive a Matty's Patty's x RVCA Outfit (t-shirt and long sleeve) and a 5-minute Zoom call with Matty Matheson (each and collectively a “Prize”). Total Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of the Prize: $100 CAD. Actual value of Prize may vary and any difference between actual value and ARV will not be awarded. Winner is solely responsible for all taxes and any costs or expenses associated with or resulting from acceptance of Prize. Limit 1 Prize per family or household. No substitution or transfer of Prize permitted by Winner. Additional restrictions may apply. Winner shall provide, upon Matty Matheon’s request, all available information that Matty Matheson may reasonably require to fulfill its obligations under any national, state, provincial, or local tax statute, regulation, or rule. Winner acknowledges that Matty Matheson will rely upon such information to prepare all relevant tax materials, if any.
5. RELEASE: This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws of the United States and Canada. By participating, Entrants agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Matty Matheson and waive any and all right to claim ambiguity in the Promotion or these Official Rules or that Entrants’ publicity or similar rights were infringed upon. Entrants and Winners also agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Matty Matheson, the Promotion Entities, Instagram, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claims, damages, disability, attorneys’ fees, and costs of litigation and settlement, as well as any liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property; or of any acceptance, possession, ownership, misuse of any Prize. Matty Matheson may rescind any Promotion found to contain such errors without liability at its sole discretion.
MATTY MATHESON AND THE PROMOTION ENTITIES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO THE USE OF ANY PRIZE OR, IF APPLICABLE, ANY PRIZE COMPONENTS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FURTHER, NO RESPONSIBILITIES ARE ACCEPTED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL EXPENSES, OMISSIONS, DELAYS OR ACTS OR GOVERNMENT OR AUTHORITY.
Each Entrant and Winner understands and agrees that all rights under Section 1542 of the California Civil Code and similar law of any state or territory of the United States and Canada are hereby expressly waived. Said section reads as follows: A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS THAT THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE AND THAT, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER, WOULD HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR RELEASED PARTY.
6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) lost, late, misdirected, undeliverable or incomplete entries due to system errors or failure, or faulty transmissions or other telecommunications malfunctions and/or entries; (2) technical failures of any kinds; (3) failures of any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (4) unauthorized human and/or mechanical intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (5) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or part, from Entrant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt or use of any Prize. If for any reason an Entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, Entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Promotion. If for any reason this Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Matty Matheson which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion, then Matty Matheson reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend all or any part of the Promotion and to select potential winners from among all eligible entries received by Matty Matheson up until the time of such cancellation, termination, modification or suspension, as applicable. To the extent permitted by applicable law, all judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket damages (excluding attorneys’ fees) associated with participation in this Promotion and shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages.
7. JURY TRIAL WAIVER: EXPECT AS PROHIBITED BY LAW AND AS A CONDITION OF PARTICIPATING IN THIS PROMOTION, ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHT HE/SHE MAY HAVE TO A TRIAL BY JURY IN RESPECT TO ANY LITIGATION DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ARISING OUT OF, UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS PROMOTION, ANY DOCUMENT OR AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO CONNECTION HEREWITH AND ANY OF THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED HEREBY OR THEREBY.
8. APPLICABLE LAWS AND JURISDICTION. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Contest Rules for this Promotion shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, without regard to any principles of conflict of laws. All disputes arising out of or connected with this Promotion will be resolved individually, and without resort to class action, exclusively by a state or federal court located in Los Angeles, California. Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of California and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State of California.
9. WINNER’S LIST: EACH ENTRANT FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT IF HE/SHE IS CHOSEN AS A WINNER, CERTAIN OF HIS/HER IDENTIFYING INFORMATION MAY BE DISCLOSED TO THIRD PARTIES AT LEAST REQUIRED BY LAW INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ON A WINNER’S LIST.
10. NO ASSOCIATION: This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or otherwise associated with, the Released Parties.
11. RULES/WINNERS LIST: For the name of the Prize Winner please watch the Instagram Story on the date it’s announced as set forth above or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject of the email, type “SUPPORT LOCAL GIVEAWAY - WINNER.” No correspondence will be responded to except as noted above.