2014 ULTIMATE WINE LOVER PHOTO CONTEST
Share a photo of you and someone you love sharing a glass of wine or a special holiday memory; tell us why they’re the ultimate wine-lover, and why you want to give them Coravin’s ultimate wine lover’s basket this holiday season. The Coravin team will use a set of criteria to judge the photos and stories and select one winner.
Coravin, Inc., 154 Middlesex Turnpike, Burlington, MA 01803 ("Sponsor" or "Coravin").
The Contest begins 11/18/14 at 9:00 am Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”) and ends 12/02/14, 11:59 pm EDT. Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these Official Rules. By submitting an entry, each entrant warrants that his or her entry complies with all requirements set out in the Official Rules. This is a skill-based contest and chance plays no part in the determination of winners.
WHO MAY ENTER
Contest is open only to individuals, living in the United States, ages 21 and older. Employees of Coravin, its affiliates, and investors, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) are not eligible.
THE SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR OTHERWISE RESTRICTED BY LAW OR WHERE BONDING, REGISTRATION, OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS WOULD BE REQUIRED BUT HAVE NOT BEEN MET, OR WHERE THE METHODS OF ENTRY SET FORTH BELOW WOULD BE DEEMED CONSIDERATION. ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS APPLY.
HOW TO ENTER
You may enter the Contest by uploading a photo and filling out the entry form located on the Coravin Facebook page (www.facebook.com/coravin). The contest may also be accessed directly via http://woobox.com/gfzfwf. One winner will be chosen at random from the pool of entrants (limit one entry per entrant).
Each entry must comply with the following requirements (the "Photograph Requirements"):
Photographs must be in digital format. The photograph need not be taken with a digital camera; scans of negatives, transparencies, or photographic prints are acceptable. All digital files must be 10 megabytes or smaller, must be in JPEG or JPG format, and must be at least 1,000 pixels wide (if a horizontal image) or 1,000 pixels tall (if a vertical image).
Photographs that include sculptures, statues, paintings, and other works of art will be accepted as long as they do not constitute copyright infringement or fraud; provided entrants must be prepared to provide a release form as described below in "Release." When photographing the work of others, it must be as an object in its environment and not a full-frame close-up of another person's art.
The photograph, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material taken by the Contest entrant. By entering the Contest, entrant represents, acknowledges, and warrants that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by the entrant, that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the photograph.
The photograph must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content.
The caption must be complete and accurate, describing why the person in your photograph fits the title of "Ultimate Wine Lover." Disguising or misrepresenting the origin of your content is cause for disqualification.
Watermarks are not acceptable. If Sponsor does not receive a non-watermarked version of the entry within ten (10) days following its request, the entry will be disqualified.
The entries will be judged , in accordance with the Judging Criteria, as defined below. All entries must be submitted and received by December 2, 2014 at 11:59:00 p.m. ET. Proof of submission is not proof of receipt. Sponsor reserves the right to examine the original photograph/source material in order to confirm compliance with these rules.
You may alternatively choose to enter the Contest via the following method:
- 1.) Share a photo on Intstagram or Twitter of you and someone you love sharing a glass of wine or a special holiday memory
- 2.) Tag @coravin and include #CORAVINfortheHOLIDAYS
- 3.) Caption the photo by explaining who the person in the photo is and why the deserve "The Ultimate Wine Lover" gift basket
Only one entry per person is permitted. Contest entries (including any content therein) that are submitted, transmitted, delivered or otherwise made available to Coravin shall remain the sole and full responsibility of the respective entrant. Accordingly, entrant represents and warrants to Coravin that his or her entry submitted in connection with the Contest:
(a) is true, accurate, current, complete and not misleading, fraudulent or deceptive;
(b) does not and will not violate any applicable state, federal or local laws (including regulations pertaining to sedition, obscenity or abuse);
(c) does not and will not violate the rights of any third party, including, without limitation, copyrights, trademark rights, patent, trade secret and/or any other intellectual property rights and any rights of publicity or rights of privacy; and
(d) is not obscene, offensive, defamatory, and does not contain vulgar or profane language, as determined by Coravin.
One "Ultimate Wine Lover's Gift Basket" will be awarded. The prize includes:
- $1,000 of wine from Vinfolio, selected by Vinfolio staff after consultation with winner (This portion of the prize will have zero value if your state restricts/prohibits alcoholo delivery via mailorder.)
- $200 gift card to a Coravin business partner restaurant (Coravin will provide the winner a list of restaurants around the United States to choose from.)
- Coravin 1000 ($299)
- Wine cooler/basket ($89.95)
- Coravin Capsule 6-pack ($56.95)
- 3-Needle Kit ($69.95)
- 4 Riedel glasses ($118)
- Riedel Cornetto Decanter ($189.95)
- Kevin Zraly’s Windows on the World Complete Wine Course ($27.95)
- The Billionaire’s Vinegar ($14.95)
- Wine: A Tasting Course ($25)
The approximate retail value of each prize is US $2,091.70 plus shipping. Actual value may vary based on shipping cost. Winner will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value, if any. Potential winner shall be required to sign and return within ten (10) days following an attempted notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and Publicity Release. Failure to execute and deliver any required documents to Sponsor by the specified deadline may result in disqualification from the Contest, and selection of an alternate potential winner. No prize transfer, assignment, or substitution by winners permitted. If a prize (or part of a prize) is unavailable, the Sponsor, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute the original prize (or that part of the prize) with an alternative prize to the equal monetary value and/or specification, unless to do so would be prohibited by law.
NONCOMPLIANCE OR RETURN OF PRIZE NOTIFICATION AS UNDELIVERABLE, WHETHER BY REGULAR MAIL OR BY E-MAIL, MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION AND SELECTION OF AN ALTERNATIVE POTENTIAL WINNER.
Contest consists of two (2) rounds of evaluation. In Round One, each judge in a panel of wine experts (at least one of whom will be independent of Sponsor) ("Judges") will select ten (10) entries from among all eligible entries based on the following criteria ("Judging Criteria"): (1) How closely the photograph and caption reflects the contest theme; (2) Photographic quality and quality of caption; (3) Creativity. The entries selected in Round One will proceed to Round Two. In Round Two, the Judges will collectively select a First Place Winner based on the Judging Criteria. In the event of a tie, the tied entries will be re-submitted to the Judges for a re-judging between the tied entries alone. In the event that a tie remains after re-judging, the entry with the highest score in the creativity criteria will be declared the winner. Winners will be chosen on or around December 10, 2014, and notified by email. Decisions of the judges are final and binding.
By entering the Contest, all entrants grant an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide non-exclusive license to Authorized Parties, to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the entries (along with a name credit) in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known, including, but not limited to: online highlighting entries or winners of the Contest. Entrants consent to the Sponsor doing or omitting to do any act that would otherwise infringe the entrant's "moral rights" in their entries. Display or publication of any entry on an Authorized Party's website does not indicate the entrant will be selected as a winner. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use. Additionally, by entering, each entrant grants to Authorized Parties the unrestricted right to use all statements made in connection with the Contest, and pictures or likenesses of Contest entrants, or choose not to do so, at their sole discretion. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
By entering this Contest, all entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless Coravin and its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in this Contest or any Contest-related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder.
Coravin assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in delivery, operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to Contest entries or entry forms; or alteration of entries or entry forms. Coravin is not responsible for any problems with or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, human errors of any kind, delays or losses in postal services, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrants' or any other persons' computers related to or resulting from participation, uploading or downloading of any materials related to in this Contest.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING ELSE HEREIN OR OTHERWISE, NEITHER THE SPONSOR NOR ITS AFFILIATES OR VENDORS SHALL BE LIABLE OR OBLIGATED WITH RESPECT TO ANY SUBJECT MATTER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES OR OFFICIAL RULES OR UNDER CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY FOR (A) ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, RELIANCE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE, GOODWILL, OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS), (B) LOSS OF DATA OR COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES OR (C) ANY MATTER BEYOND SPONSOR’S REASONABLE CONTROL.
THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Entrants agree that this Contest shall be subject to and governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the forum for any dispute shall be in Massachusetts, United States of America. To the extent permitted by law, the right to litigate, to seek injunctive relief or to make any other recourse to judicial or any other procedure in case of disputes or claims resulting from or in connection with this Contest are hereby excluded and any entrant expressly waives any and all such rights. Certain restrictions may apply.
By entering, entrants also agree (a) to be bound by these Official Rules; (b) that the decisions of Coravin are final and binding with respect to all matters relating to the Contest; (c) the Sponsor may use the winning photograph and winner's name, photograph, likeness, and/or voice in any publicity or advertising relating to the Contest or future promotions without compensation or approval (except where prohibited by law); and (d) all federal, state/provincial/territorial and local taxes, fees and surcharges and taxes (whether foreign or domestic, and including income, sales, and import taxes) on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. In the event that the selected winner(s) of any prize cannot be traced or do not respond within 10 days to a winner notification as required by the “Contest Prizes” rules above, or refuses the prize, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may choose whether to award the prize to another entrant.
The Sponsor reserves the right to verify the validity and originality of any entry and/or entrant (including an entrant’s identity and address) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Official Rules or who tampers with the entry process. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
RIGHT TO CANCEL OR SUSPEND CONTEST
If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, due to infection by computer virus, bugs, worms, trojan horses, denial of service attacks, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Coravin that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, Coravin reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual(s) who tamper with the entry process, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest. If Sponsor elects to cancel or terminate the Contest, Sponsor will not retain any rights in the submitted entries.
Entrants are responsible for complying with these Official Rules. Winner's name will be announced via Coravin’s Facebook on or about December 20, 2014.