#GiftofBoxTops 2016 Hashtag Contest Twitter Sweepstakes Official Rules

2016 #GiftofBoxTops Twitter Hashtag Sweepstakes Terms & Conditions

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE ENTRANTS CHANCES OF WINNING.

Eligibility: No purchase is necessary to enter or claim prize. The @BoisePapers #GiftofBoxTops Twitter Hashtag Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the United States who are at least eighteen (18) years of age with a Twitter account. Employees of Boise White Paper, L.L.C., (Boise), L.C. Williams & Associates (LCWA), their related entities, or other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee, are not eligible to enter. The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws. Void where prohibited or restricted by law or regulations.

Sponsor: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Boise White Paper, L.L.C., 591 Supreme Drive, Bensenville, IL 60106 (“Sponsor”).

Entry Periods: Sweepstakes starts at 9:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on November 7, 2016 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on November 16, 2016 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

How to Enter: Those interested in entering must tweet what they think schools would purchase using Box Tops using the hashtags #GiftofBoxTops and #Sweepstakes during the sweepstakes period. Each tweet counts as one “Entry.” In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the entrant will be the registered owner of the Twitter account. Entries will not be acknowledged. Five (5) winners total will be selected at random from all cumulative entries received as of the time of the respective drawing. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. Entrants can only win once during the Sweepstakes period.

Prize: Five (5) total prizes will be distributed during the sweepstakes. Prizes and drawing time for each prize are as follows:

  • Five (5) $100 Visa Gift Cards (approximate individual retail value: $100.00)
    • All five (5) winners will be drawn on November 17, 2016 after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes Period.
    • Total Value of Prizes to be awarded is $500.00.

Winners are responsible for paying any applicable federal, state and local taxes and any and all other costs and expenses not listed above. A prize may not be transferred and must be accepted as awarded. Winners may not request cash or a substitute prize; however, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value if the prize is not available for any reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Potential prize recipients will receive a comment and/or direct message from Sponsor via the Twitter platform requesting their address and may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release, and, where lawful, a publicity release within five (5) days of date of issuance. If (i) such documents are not returned within the specified time period, (ii) the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or (iii) Sponsor is unable to contact a potential prize recipient or a potential prize recipient is not in compliance with these Official Rules, then the prize will be forfeited. No alternate winners will be selected. Prize will be mailed within 6 to 12 weeks of Sponsor’s receipt and verification of the winner’s mailing address.

General Conditions: Sweepstakes may be withdrawn without prior notice. Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, or undelivered tweets, incorrect, changed or non-functioning Twitter accounts; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, printer errors, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entry requests, comments, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer or printer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY/ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by bugs, virus, worms, non-authorized human intervention or other causes, which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or submission of information, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to terminate the Sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner from all eligible, non-suspect entries/comments received prior to action taken. By participating, entrant agrees (i) to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor which are final and binding, and (ii) to release and hold harmless Sponsor, LCWA, their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, retailers, and advertising and Sweepstakes agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents against any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Sweepstakes or acceptance and use of the prize. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter. Entrant understands that they are providing their information to Sponsor and not to Twitter.

Privacy and Publicity: Any information entrant submits as part of the Sweepstakes will be used for purposes of this Sweepstakes and treated in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes an entrant’s consent to Sponsor’s use of his/her name, likeness, voice, opinions, biographical information, and state of residence for promotional purposes in any media without further payment or consideration.

Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Illinois. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Illinois, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of Illinois or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Illinois.

Results: Winners will be notified via comment and/or direct message from Sponsor via the Twitter platform. For names of winners, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope clearly labeled #GiftofBoxTops Twitter Hashtag Sweepstakes Winner Names to: LCWA, 150 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 3800, Chicago, IL 60601.

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