UPDATED JUNE 11, 2020: PLEASE NOTE THE POST ENTRY PERIODS, HIGHLIGHTED BELOW, HAVE BEEN UPDATED SINCE THE START OF THIS CAMPAIGN.
NO PURCHASE OR OBLIGATION NECESSARY TO PLAY AND/OR WIN.
Promotion Name: NON-GMO PROJECT BE THE BUTTERFLY GIVEAWAY.
Hosted By: Non-GMO Project (the “Project”) P.O. Box 5606, Bellingham, WA 98227.
To Enter: Like and comment on the Non-GMO Project Be the Butterfly Giveaway Instagram posts listed below between the times specified (each an “Entry Period”).
Post 1 Entry Period: Starts at 1:00 P.M. Pacific Standard Time (PST) on May 28, 2020 and ends at 12:00 P.M. PST on June 4, 2020.
Post 2 Entry Period: Starts at 1:00 P.M. PST on June 11, 2020 and ends at 12:00 P.M. PST on June 18, 2020.
Post 3 Entry Period: Starts at 1:00 P.M. PST on June 18, 2020 and ends at 12:00 P.M. PST on June 25, 2020.
Post 4 Entry Period: Starts at 1:00 P.M. PST on June 25, 2020 and ends at 12:00 P.M. PST on July 2, 2020.
Entrants will receive only one (1) entry (an “Entry”) per post. An Instagram account is required in order to enter and is available for free at www.instagram.com. All terms and conditions of Instagram.com apply. Entrants must provide all information requested to be eligible to win. Incomplete, unreadable, or unintelligible entries will be disqualified.
All Entries must comply with the following Entry requirements, as determined by the Project in its sole discretion, to be considered an eligible Entry:
- The Entry may not contain content that is lewd, obscene, pornographic, disparaging, defamatory, derogatory toward any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, libelous, obscene, or that otherwise contains inappropriate content as determined by the Project in its sole discretion.
- The Entry must not defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about the Project, other people or companies.
- The Entry must be your original work, created solely by you, and must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other intellectual rights of any person or entity.
- The Entry must not contain any personally identifiable information such as personal names, e-mail addresses, or street addresses.
- The Entry must not violate any law.
By submitting your Entry, you agree that the Project, in its sole discretion, may disqualify your Entry for any reason at any time, including if it determines, in their sole discretion, that your Entry fails to conform to these Official Rules (as defined below) in any way or otherwise contains unacceptable content as determined by the Project, in its sole discretion.
In addition, and although the Project is under no obligation to re-post or feature your Entry, you hereby grant permission for the Entry to be featured on the Project’s social media sites, and within other promotions and/or advertisements without prior approval, consent or compensation to you or any third party and within any time frame. You agree that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting or featuring of any Entry and reserve the right to remove any posted or featured Entry at any time and/or for any reason. You agree that you will not use the Entry for anything other than personal use after Entry submission, including no use of the Entry for commercial or professional purposes, sweepstakes or contest entry, without the express consent of the Project in each instance.
To enter by email without obligation, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to include the promotion name and post number in the subject line. All email Entries must be received during the specified Entry Period.
Prizes and Odds: One (1) winner will be selected and one (1) prize will be awarded per post. The four (4) prizes (in total) to be awarded from the promotion/contest are as follows:
Prize: Non-GMO Project “SWAG Bag” CONTAINING one (1) backpack, one (1) insulated water bottle (12 oz), one (1) Non-GMO Project beanie, one (1) Non-GMO Project campfire mug, one (1) “Be the Butterfly Patch”, with a retail value of approximately $230.00 (USD). Total value of all prizes to be awarded: $920.00 (USD). The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received on each post.
Eligibility: The promotion is open to legal residents of the U.S. age 18 or older, who have an active e-mail account and Internet access as of the beginning of the promotion period. Employees of the Project, their immediate family members, and/or persons living in their same household are not eligible to participate in the promotion. Participation in the promotion constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules & Regulations (“Official Rules”). VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
No mechanically reproduced mail-in Entries are allowed and any use of robotic, automatic, programmed, or the like entry methods will void all such Entries by such methods.
Prize Drawing: All promotion Entries meeting the requirements of these Official Rules will be entered into the prize drawing to be held on or around one (1) day after each Entry Period deadline at the Project’s offices P.O. Box 5606, Bellingham, WA 98227.
The drawing will be conducted by independent judges whose decisions are final and binding. The winners will be selected at random from among all eligible Entries received for each post. The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible Entries received for each post. Winners are solely responsible for any and all federal, state, provincial, and local taxes that apply to prizes. No cash or other substitution of prizes is permitted, except at the sole option of the Project for a prize of equal or greater value. Prizes won by minors will be awarded to the parents or legal guardians, who must sign all required affidavits and releases. The Project will not replace any lost or stolen prizes.
Notification of Winners: Winners will be notified by Instagram within five (5) business days of each prize drawing and may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release within seven (7) days of notification. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize and/or where applicable an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release is not timely received, is incomplete or modified, prize may be forfeited, and an alternate winner will be selected from remaining valid, eligible Entries timely submitted. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an Entry, the Entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account specified in the Entry. “Authorized account holder” 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 that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. No automatically generated Entries will be accepted. Entrants understand and agree that winners’ personal information, including name and mailing address, will be used for the purposes of prize fulfillment.
General Rules: Non-GMO Project Be the Butterfly Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.
By entering, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules. The promotion is offered by the Non-GMO Project, P.O. Box 5606, Bellingham, WA 98227, which, along with the participating brands, is not responsible for late, lost, delayed, damaged, postage-due, incomplete, illegible, or misdirected Entries, responses, or other correspondence, whether by e-mail or postal mail or otherwise, or for theft or destruction or unauthorized access or alterations of Entry materials, phone, electrical, network, computer, hardware, software program or transmission malfunctions, failures or difficulties. By participating and winning a prize, winners release Instagram, the Project, its directors, officers, employees, and agents, and Brand Sponsors (“Released Parties”) from any and all liability with respect to the promotion or the acceptance, possession or use of any prize, including without limitation (i) any condition caused by events beyond the Project’s control that may cause the promotion to be disrupted or corrupted; (ii) any injuries, losses, or damages (compensatory, direct, incidental, consequential, or otherwise) of any kind arising out of or in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the Non-GMO Project Be the Butterfly Giveaway; and (iii) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the promotion/contest. The Project’s decisions in all respects relative to the promotion are final. The Project reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify, or suspend the promotion in whole or in part, in the event of fraud, technical, or other difficulties or if the integrity of the promotion is compromised, without liability to the entrant. The Project reserves the right to disqualify any winner, as determined by the Project in its sole discretion. Winners are responsible for paying any income taxes on the value of the prize received. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state, provincial, and local regulations apply. Should you object to any provision of these Official Rules, or any subsequent modification to the Official Rules, your only recourse is to immediately stop participating in the Non-GMO Project Be the Butterfly Giveaway.
Additional Conditions: Except where prohibited by law, by accepting any prize, winners consent to the use of his/her name, username, photo and/or likeness, biographical information, winning Entry, and/or statements attributed to the winner (if true) for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation. All Entries become property of the Project and none will be acknowledged or returned. Please allow 8-10 weeks for delivery of prizes.
Winner’s List, Official Rules: For a list of prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send your request and a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: “Non-GMO Project Be the Butterfly Giveaway” Non-GMO Project, P.O. Box 5606, Bellingham, WA 98227.
Project’s Address: Non-GMO Project, P.O. Box 5606, Bellingham, WA 98227.