Intelligentsia Coffee Sweepstakes Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void where prohibited by law. Subject to all federal, state, and local laws. Sweepstakes begins on July 5, 2022 at 10:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on August 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM ET (the "Sweepstakes Period"). Administrator's computer is the official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes.
BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A CONTRACT, SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING. WITHOUT LIMITATION, THIS CONTRACT INCLUDES INDEMNITIES TO THE SPONSOR FROM YOU AND A LIMITATION OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.
SPONSOR: The sponsor and promoter of the Intelligentsia Coffee Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is Intelligentsia Coffee with offices at 1850 W. Fulton Street, Chicago, IL 60612 (“Sponsor”).
ELIGIBILITY: The Intelligentsia Coffee Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is open to legal residents of the fifty
(50) United States (including the District of Columbia), who are at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of entry (“Entrant”). Officers, directors, and employees of Sponsor and Don Jagoda Associates, Inc. (“Administrator”), prize providers, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, employees, agents and suppliers (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”), and the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such person are not eligible to be an Entrant or to win any prize. Sponsor retains discretion to recognize any Entry from or exclude an ineligible Entry, Entrant or make a change based on extraordinarily meritorious circumstances. Such basis would be required to be separate from the facet(s) that made such Entry, or Entrant ineligible, and be from an ineligible jurisdiction. Administrator may request any potential prize winner to provide proof that such person is eligible to be the winner. All potential prize winners are subject to verification before any prize will be awarded. By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrant fully and unconditionally agrees and accepts these official rules (“Official Rules”) and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Participation constitutes Entrant's full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and to Sponsor's and/or Administrator's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Sponsor reserves the right to verify the eligibility of winners.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins on July 5, 2022 at 10:00 AM ET and ends at 11:59 PM ET on August 31, 2022 (“Sweepstakes Period”). Administrator’s database clock is the official time keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES: There is NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to participate. A purchase does not increase your chances of winning. To enter, visit www.TBD (the “Website”), and complete an online registration form consisting of your first name, address, city, state, zip code, and email address in order to receive one (1) entry (“entry”). LIMIT ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON/EMAIL ADDRESS FOR THE ENTIRE SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD. All entries must be completed by 11:59 PM ET on August 31, 2022.
SUBMISSION: Automated Entries, regardless of method of submission, are prohibited, and any use of such automated devices will cause disqualification. All entries must be complete to be eligible. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged, and Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries. Normal internet and/or mobile device access and usage charges imposed by Entrants’ online and/or mobile service will apply and are Entrants’ sole responsibility. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, corrupted, incomplete or damaged entries. Proof of submission is not proof of receipt by Sponsor.
All entries must be complete to be eligible to win. All Entrants agree that, subject to applicable law, Sponsor and Sponsor's agents, affiliates or service provides may use Entrants' personal information submitted with entries and/or play for purposes of prize fulfillment. No information regarding entries, other than as otherwise set forth in these Official Rules, will be disclosed. Any attempt by any Entrant to obtain more than one (1) entry by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void such entries and that Entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated or computer system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service may apply. Incomplete, corrupted entries are void and will be disqualified. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, stolen or misdirected entries; lost, interrupted, or unavailable network, server, or other connections; or miscommunications, computer or software malfunctions, telephone transmission problems, technical failures, garbled transmissions, damage to a user's computer equipment (software or hardware), or other errors or malfunctions of any kind, whether human, mechanical, electronic or otherwise. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of Entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used for entry 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, Internet service provider, or other organization (which may include an employer) responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Entries specifying an invalid, non-working, or inactive email address will be disqualified and ineligible to win. Entrant’s social media profiles must be consistent with Sponsor’s image or he/she may be disqualified.
SELECTION OF WINNERS/RANDOM DRAWING: On or about September 7, 2022, one (1) Grand Prize and four (4) First Prize winners will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Drawing will be conducted by the Administrator, an independent judging organization whose decisions are final and binding on all matters related to the random drawing. The odds of being selected in the random drawing depend on the total number of eligible entries received.
NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS: Administrator will contact Entrants who’ve submitted potentially prize-winning entries via email on or around September 12, 2022. Potential Grand Prize winner will be required to digitally and securely sign and completed a Declaration of Compliance, Liability Waiver and Publicity Release (where legal) (collectively, “Declaration”) within ninety-six (96) hours after delivery of the Declaration to the Entrant who submitted the winning entry. Potential First Prize winners will be shipped their prizes via USPS ground service within 6-8 weeks after verification to the mailing address included on prize-winner’s entry. Return of any prize or prize notification will result in disqualification and prize will be forfeited. If a potential winner fails to return the required document within the required time period, or the prize notification or any prize is returned undeliverable, or in the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner selected by a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries received. All prizes will be awarded provided a sufficient number of eligible entries are received throughout the Sweepstakes Period.
NOTE: All prizes will be awarded provided they are properly claimed. Administrator will have the right, in its discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility in a form acceptable to Administrator (including, without limitation, government-issued photo identification). Failure to provide such proof to the satisfaction of Administrator in a timely manner may result in disqualification and prize forfeiture. An Entrant is not a prize winner unless and until Entrant's eligibility has been verified and the Entrant has been notified that verification is complete and all required documentation fully and accurately executed. Sponsor will make up to three (3) attempts to contact an Entrant to award any given prize to the potentially prize-winning Entrant, and, if after these the three (3) attempts, a prize remains unclaimed or the potentially prize-winning Entrant is not confirmed, the prize may not be awarded in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Potentially prize-winning Entrants are restricted from any communication (e.g., announcing, telling any other person, or posting online via website, blog or any social media platform) stating that they have been contacted or are a potentially prize-winning Entrant or prize winner until Administrator has fully verified eligibility and Administrator has notified potentially prize-winning Entrant in writing that he or she has been approved to communicate their prize winner status. Any violation of the foregoing sentence may disqualify such potentially prize-winning Entrant from receiving any potential prize.
PRIZES AND THEIR APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES. Provided there are a sufficient number of eligible entries received, one (1) Grand and four (4) First Prizes will be awarded. One (1) Grand Prize: consisting of one (1) [not less than seven (7)-nights] voyage for prize winner and one (1) guest on a Virgin Voyages (“Voyage”) between TBD, 2022 through TBD, 2022 in a double occupancy Ltd View Sea Terrace cabin (“cabin”), departing and returning to winner’s choice of either Miami, Florida (i.e., PortMiami) or Barcelona, Spain (i.e., Port de Barcelona). Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Grand Prize is $3,000; four (4) First Prizes; each consisting of twelve (12) bags of Intelligentsia coffee, ARV for each First Prize; $200. Total ARV of all prizes being awarded is $3,800. Eligible Voyages run TBD 2022 through TBD, 2022, on the Scarlet Lady or Valiant Lady that travel to the Caribbean or Mediterranean in 2022. Voyages are subject to capacity controls and/or inventory availability. Grand Prize winner may choose to upgrade their cabin category but will need to pay the difference in Voyage fare and taxes. If the Grand Prize winner manages to book a cabin that is not a Ltd View Sea Terrace without paying an incremental fee, Sponsor reserves the right to downgrade the reservation. The Grand Prize winner will be bound by Sponsor’s Ticket Contract and solely responsible for all air transportation, ground transportation, gasoline, tolls, parking, and any and all in-cabin charges (e.g., mini-bar, room service, laundry service, telephone, internet and movies), sightseeing excursions, gratuities, travel upgrades, travel insurance, baggage fees, airport fees, transfers, personal incidentals, souvenirs, and any other expenses associated with the acceptance and use of the prize. The Grand Prize winner will be required to provide a valid major credit card or some other acceptable form of payment, as determined at Sponsor’s sole discretion, upon check-in, and all cabin charges, meals, beverages, upgrades, amenities, personal incidentals and any other expenses charged to such prize winner’s cabin will be charged to that major valid credit card or deducted from the deposit provided. All Voyages must be completed in December 2022 or Grand Prize will be forfeited in its entirety. Blackout dates apply. In the event that a component of the Grand Prize is not available, for whatever reason, then the remaining elements of the Grand Prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor’s obligation to the prize winner and no additional compensation will be awarded. Grand Prize winner will be solely responsible for any income tax on the prizes. Grand Prize winner and guest must travel in the same cabin. Guest must be at least 21 years of age and must execute and return a release of liability/publicity release prior to travel. Any upgrades required will be at the Grand Prize winner’s expense and are subject to availability. Grand Prize winner and guest must possess valid government-issued travel documents, VISA’s, passports, etc. at the time of travel. Grand Prize winner and guest are each solely responsible for obtaining his/her own travel to/from winner’s selected choice of either Port Miami or Port de Barcelona, medical, and life insurance and the associated costs. If either a Grand Prize winner or his/her/their guest cannot fully enjoy the prize due to infirmity or illness, Sponsor shall have the option at its sole discretion of being relieved of liability for fulfillment of the prize award or any part thereof. Grand Prize winner and guest must obey all local laws and regulations while on the Voyage and act in a manner that is safe and respectful of the Sponsor and Sponsor’s other guests. Should Grand Prize winner or his/her/their guest, while on the Voyage, violate the terms of the Ticket Contract, Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend the Voyage or any portion thereof without notice and without any compensation being paid to the prize winner or prize winner’s guest. Sponsor accepts no responsibility for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, rerouting or acts of any government or authority. Sponsor is not responsible for any fees or additional charges resulting from any changes to itinerary or accommodations made by a prize winner and/or his/her/their guest. All travel is subject to any and all advisories, restrictions or requirements instituted by the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and/or the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, as required, including but not limited to passing one (1) or more COVID-19 antigen and screening tests and testing negative for COVID-19 and executing any assumption of risk or other documents relating to COVID-19. The ARV of the advertised prizes set forth above represents Sponsor’s good-faith determination of the actual fair market value and, as ultimately determined by Sponsor, is final and binding and cannot be challenged or appealed. In the event that the stated ARV of a prize is more than the actual fair market value of such prize, the difference will not be awarded in cash or otherwise. The ARV of the Grand Prize may vary based on itinerary. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes. Any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes and all fees and expenses related to acceptance and use of prizes not specifically stated herein are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. Grand Prize winner will be issued a 1099 tax form for the actual retail value of prize.
Resale of any element of the prizes is prohibited. A prize is not eligible/combinable with any Sweepstakes or offers from Virgin Voyages, except for “Bar Tab”. Prizing may be subject to United States withholding taxes. See “Taxes” section below for information on tax withholding. There will be only one prize per Entrant. Sailings have limited capacity; prize details and availability are subject to change. Sponsor reserves the right to exclude additional Voyages should it need to further delay operations due to COVID-19 or any other public health emergency. Prizes do not include any other item or expense not specifically described in these Official Rules, and any such additional items or expenses are the sole responsibility of each individual prize winner. Only advertised prizes will be awarded, and no other prizing or substitutions will be made (except as stated above for prize unavailability). No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. Prize winners agree to accept the prizes “as is”.
Taxes: Any valuation of the prizes stated above is based on available information provided to Administrator and the value of any prize awarded to a prize winner will be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Grand Prize winner must provide Administrator with a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number (as applicable) before any prize will be awarded. A Form 1099 will be issued to the prize winner for value of prize. The Grand Prize winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes.
PUBLICITY: Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes your consent to Sweepstakes Entities to use your name, likeness, biographical information (city, state,) and entry for Sweepstakes purposes in any media, worldwide, in perpetuity, without further payment or consideration.
ERRORS AND UNAUTHORIZED ACTIVITIES: In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including without limitation, fraud, pandemics or epidemics, virus or other technical problem, or any other reason beyond the control of Sweepstakes Entities, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes and, if feasible, award the prizes from among all eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sweepstakes Entities reserve the right to modify prize award procedures. Administrator 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 Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other Sweepstakes, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sweepstakes Entities reserve the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Administrator’s failure to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
RELEASE: Subject to any applicable laws, by participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize, you agree to release Sweepstakes Entities, Sweepstakes agencies, and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, assigns, agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”), from and against any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising in connection with the Sweepstakes to the extent possible under applicable law (except where the Sweepstakes Entities are at fault through intentional or negligent conduct), including without limitation: (a) acceptance, possession, use, misuse, or nonuse of any prize that may be awarded; (b) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Entrant, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (c) technical and/or communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind; (d) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Sweepstakes; (e) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of Entries; (f) if Administrator must cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes for any reason; (g) if any prize cannot be awarded due to circumstances beyond Sweepstakes Entities’ reasonable control; and (h) any and all claims, demands, causes of action, judgments, costs and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) arising from a claim that your entry infringes the intellectual property, privacy or publicity rights or any other legal or moral rights of any third party. You agree that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability shall, to the extent permitted by applicable law, be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorneys’ fees or other legal costs.
You acknowledge that the Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable, to the extent permitted by law, for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to a prize including, without limitation, a prize’s quality or availability.
Grand Prize winner and his/her/their guest irrevocably waives all claims against the Released Parties and agree that the Released Parties will have no liability or responsibility and shall be held harmless by prize winner for any claim arising in connection with a potentially heightened risk of exposure to communicable diseases, viruses, bacteria or illnesses (including, without limitation, COVID-19) and the causes thereof, and sickness arising as a result of a prize winner and/or guest participating in the Sweepstakes and related activities, wherever, whenever or however the same may occur. Each prize winner and his/her/their guest fully understands that (a) the novel coronavirus SARS- CoV-2 and any resulting disease (together with any mutation, adaptation or variation thereof, “COVID-19”) is extremely contagious and there is an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 in any place where people are or have been present; (b) no precautions, including the protocols that may be implemented from time to time based upon public health and government-sponsored guidelines (collectively, the “Protocols”), can eliminate the risk of exposure to COVID-19; (c) while people of all ages and health conditions have been adversely affected by COVID- 19, certain people have been identified by public health authorities as having greater risk based on age and/or underlying medical conditions; and (d) exposure to COVID-19 can result in being subject to quarantine requirements, illness, disability, other short-term and long-term health effects, and/or death, regardless of age or health condition.
DISPUTES: By entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees that (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or the prize awarded, 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 entering the Sweepstakes, and in no event will Entrant be entitled to receive attorneys' fees or other legal costs; and (c) under no circumstances will any Entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, special, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Entrants and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Illinois. Any legal proceedings arising out of this Sweepstakes or relating to these Official Rules shall be instituted only in the federal or state courts located in Chicago, County of Illinois, and the parties’ consent to jurisdiction therein with respect to any legal proceedings or disputes of whatever nature arising under or relating to these rules. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these rules shall otherwise remain in effect and be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
RIGHTS RESERVED: The content, information, data, designs and code associated with the Sweepstakes and at https://www.intelligentsia.com/pages/privacy-policy are protected by intellectual property and other laws. Any unauthorized use of copyrighted materials, trademarks, or any other intellectual property of Sponsor and/or Administrator without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
WINNER’S LIST: For a copy of the Official Rules, visit Here. For a list of winners available for ninety (90) days after September 19, 2022, send an email to: Winners@dja.com with WINNERS & 01-2717-01 as the subject line. Winners List will be sent after all prizes have been awarded.
NATURE OF SPONSOR’S BUSINESS: Coffee.