WIN A DANNON KITCHEN RECIPE CONTEST
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
Void outside the United States and where prohibited by law. Do not proceed in this site if you are not at least 21 years of age and a legal resident of, and located within, one of the 50 United States or District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico) at the time of entry, with Internet access prior to April 6, 2009
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Contest begins April 6, 2009 and ends July 24, 2009. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m., E.T., on July 24, 2009 to be eligible to win. Entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor: Meredith Corporation, 1716 Locust Street, Des Moines, Iowa.
ENTRY: Visit www.windannonkitchen.com and complete the registration form, then submit your original Dannon? recipe. Each entry must meet the following requirements:
(1) use at least one cup of Dannon yogurt
(2) include recipe name and the number of servings yielded
(3) use ingredients that are readily available in most grocery stores;
(4) list ingredients with measurements in order of use;
(5) include step-by-step preparation and cooking directions
(6) include entrant name, age and complete address with zip code, telephone number with area code and e-mail (optional).
Recipes must be created by entrant, unpublished and may not have won any prize or award.
LIMIT: Multiple entries per household will be accepted. Each entry must be a separate and unique recipe which meets the above requirements. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject and/or disqualify any entries or related materials that are nude, obscene, defamatory, profane, offensive, lewd, pornographic, false, misleading, deceptive, or otherwise inconsistent with its editorial standards, audience expectations, or reputational interests or that Sponsor believes may violate any applicable law or regulation or the rights of any third party. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to verify any element of any entry or related materials and to disqualify any entrant whose participation may subject the contest, Sponsor, or Sponsor's advertisers, clients, or customers to controversy, negative publicity, scorn, or ridicule.
ELIGIBILITY: Legal residents of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia, 21 years of age or older are eligible to enter, except employees of Sponsor and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion and/or their respective agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and members of their immediate families or persons residing at the same address.
On or about August 15, 2009 entries will be judged by the Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen? staff to select one (1) grand prize winner and twenty (20) runner up winners based on Taste (40%), use of product/creativity (40%) and ease of preparation (20%). Sponsor reserves the right to select fewer than 21 winners if, in Sponsor's sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of qualified entries to select twenty-one (21) winners. In the event of a tie, the winning entry will be the entry among the tied entries with the highest score in the criterion of Taste. Potential winners will be notified by mail and the prizes delivered on or about September 15, 2009. Sponsor reserves the right to request additional information from entrants. Decisions of judges are final and binding in all respects. PRIZING: One (1) grand prize winner will receive a $10,000.00 gift card for use toward a kitchen upgrade of his/her choice, retail value $10,000.00. Twenty (20) runner up winners will each receive a Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book, retail value $29.95. Total retail value of all prizes awarded $10,599.00. Limit: one prize per household. Issuer restrictions may apply to use of gift card prize. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if prize cannot be awarded as described. Sponsor will determine all elements of prize in its sole discretion. Prize may not be assigned, transferred, changed or redeemed for cash, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Prize is awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee express or implied. Sponsor disclaims all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any third party product or service accepted by the winners. The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules. CONDITIONS/WARRANTIES: Entrants agree to be bound by Official Rules and agree that if any winner fails to provide proof of identity, refuses to provide required affidavit, is found to have violated the Official Rules or otherwise does not meet eligibility criteria, prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Entrants understand that Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in this promotion and acceptance, possession and use of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the contest or in the announcement of the prize. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects.
By entering this contest, you represent, warrant, and agree that your entry does not infringe upon or misappropriate any statutory or common law copyrights, trademarks, or other proprietary rights, is not libelous or defamatory, and does not violate any other third party rights, including rights of privacy and publicity. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Sponsor, its officers, agents, contractors, and employees, from and against any and all third party actions, suits, proceedings, claims, demands, losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including legal costs and reasonable attorneys' fees) it may incur or be liable for based upon or arising out of the foregoing representations and warranties. By entering the contest, you grant Sponsor and Dannon the right to use, re-use, reproduce, distribute, re-distribute, display, exhibit, transmit, print, publish, broadcast, or comment on your recipe throughout the universe, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, for any purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market or advertise the contest, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or attribution, notification or payment from or to you or any person or entity, including without limitation any third party company or other company entitled to your exclusive services. You further hereby agree that you will not seek (1) to challenge, through the courts, administrative governmental bodies, private organizations, or in any other manner the rights of Sponsor to exploit the recipe by any means whatsoever or (2) to thwart, hinder or subvert the intent of the grants to Sponsor herein and/or the collection by Sponsor of any proceeds relating to the rights conveyed hereunder.
Grand Prize and Runner Up winners agree to assign all right, title and interest in their winning recipes to DANNON. The winning recipes shall be the sole and exclusive property of DANNON and may be used by DANNON exclusively, if at all, as DANNON deems appropriate. Winners agree to execute any additional documentation which may be requested by DANNON to effect such transfer of ownership.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Except where prohibited, by participating Contest entrants agree that: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant(s) and Sponsors and their agents shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction. Entrant agrees that any action at 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 New York and entrant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. Except where prohibited, by participating in this Contest, entrant agrees 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 with 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 waives all rights to claim 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 the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.
OTHER: Sponsor assumes no responsibility for entries it is unable to process due to network, hardware or other technical failures; or any other reason. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of the rules. Sponsor further 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, Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to date of cancellation. The use of automated entry systems or any other conduct that impedes the integrity of the contest is prohibited. In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the holder of an established e-mail account associated with the entry.
GENERAL: Except where prohibited by law: (i) entry constitutes permission to use winners' entry, name, hometown, voice, likeness, photograph and any statements regarding this contest for editorial, public relations, promotional and advertising purposes on behalf of Sponsor without compensation; (ii) potential winners will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Ownership/Liability Release, W9 form, Publicity Release, and Assignment of All Rights in Pre-Existing Work within ten (10) days of notification or the entry with the next highest score may become an alternate winner. If winner notification is returned as undeliverable, the entry with the next highest score may become an alternate winner. By participating and winning a prize, winners release Sponsor, and its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability with respect to the prize won and participation in the contest. Taxes on prizes are sole responsibility of winners. Grand prize winner will receive a U.S. Form 1099 for the $10,000.00 value of the grand prize. For a winners list, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Winners List, Win a Dannon Kitchen contest, 125 Park Avenue, __ Floor, New York, NY 10017. VT residents may omit return postage. Subject to all U. S. federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.