OFFICIAL RULES

MARS Chocolate North America, LLC

"PUT YOURSELF IN THE PICTURE" SWEEPSTAKES

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE CHANCE OF WINNING.

VOID IN PUERTO RICO, OUTSIDE THE 50 UNITED STATES AND WHERE PROHIBITED. SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE           

LAWS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND

REGULATIONS APPLY.

 

Sweepstakes: 2017 Mars Chocolate Military "PUT YOURSELF IN THE PICTURE" Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Mars Chocolate North America LLC., 800 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Eligible Locations: CONUS/OCONUS DeCA Military Installations and Exchanges
Account: DeCA (Defense Commissary Agency), AAFES (Army Air Force) NEXCOM (Navy Exchange) MCX (Marine Corps Exchanges
Administrator: Pro Pac Marketing, 6300 Communications Pkwy, Plano, TX 75024
Minimum Age: Entrants must be age 18 years of age or older at time of participation

ADDRESSES:

 
Website:  www.marsmilitary.com
Free Entry Address: 2017 Mars Chocolate "Put Yourself in the Picture" Sweepstakes, 6300 Communications Pkwy, Plano, TX 75024 
Winners List Address: Mars Chocolate Sweepstakes/Winners List, C/O Pro Pac Marketing, 6300 Communications Pkwy, Plano, TX 75024

 

SWEEPSTAKES DATES:

 
Start Time Date: 12:00:01 AM Central Time on August 1st, 2017
End Time Date: 11:59:59 PM Central Time on October 31, 2017
Sweepstakes Period: Start Date through End Date
Entry Deadline: 11:59:59 PM Central Time on October 31, 2017
Drawing Date: November 7, 2017
Winners List Request Deadline: November 15, 2017 

 

PRIZES

  1st Prizes Commissary: 50 (FIFTY) $50 DeCA Gift Cards

 
  1st Prizes Exchanges: 50 (FIFTY) $50 Pre-paid debit cards

 

HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES:

To enter:
Take a photograph of yourself next to the Yellow Mummy Standee at participating stores and email your Photo to pictures@marsmilitary.com. You will receive a reply e-mail directing you to visit the Website (www.marsmilitary.com) and provide your name, address, telephone contact information and date of birth (in mm/dd/yyyy format). Limit of one entry per person per Photo.

Internet access and valid email account required.
No Automated Entries.
The use of any automated, programmed, robotic or similar system to enter is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Entries filled out by anyone other than you will be disqualified.

Your Photo (i) may not have been previously published or won any other prize/award, (ii) must be the exclusive original work of the entrant, (iii) must be in keeping with the Sponsor's image, (iv) may not be inappropriate, offensive, libelous or defamatory, pornographic, sexually explicit, unlawful or plagiarized, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, (v) must not be harassing, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, profane, obscene, excessively violent, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or offensive in any way, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, (vi) may not violate or encourage others to violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation, (vii) may not defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person's personal or property rights or any other third party right, (vii) may not contain commercial/corporate advertising, including but not limited to corporate logos, brand names and slogans, other than those relating to the M&M'SⓇ Brand and (ix) may not include any virus, worm, corrupt file, Trojan horse or other forms of corruptive code or content that may harm or compromise the proper conduct of this Sweepstakes. By entering, each entrant represents that: (a) he/she is has the unrestricted right to submit the Photo; (b) all persons (if any) whose name, voice or likeness appears in the Photo have unconditionally consented in writing to their appearance in the Photo and unconditionally granted to the entrant in writing the right to submit the Photo subject to these Official Rules, a copy of which consent and grant will be furnished to Sponsor upon request; and (c) the Photo does not infringe upon any third party's proprietary or other right. By entering, each entrant grants to Sponsor and its designees a worldwide, non-exclusive, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers), transferable, fully paid-up, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right to use, not use, reproduce, distribute (through multiple tiers), create derivative works of, publicly perform, publicly display, digitally perform, make, have made, sell, offer for sale and import the Photo in any media now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without further approval by or payment to entrant.

LIMIT ON ENTRIES:  One (1) entry per person per Photo.

THE DRAWING: Winners will be selected by random drawing from eligible entries.  Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. 

LIMIT ON PRIZES:  One (1) prize per person/ household.  

PRIZE NOTIFICATION:  Winners will be notified by email, phone and/or mail within approximately one (1) week of the Drawing Date. If after a reasonable number of attempts during a calendar day (as determined by Administrator in its sole discretion) contact is not made with a winner, prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Each winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of publicity/liability ("Affidavit") within the time period specified by Administrator in the letter accompanying the Affidavit ("Prize Letter") or prize may be forfeited. If mail is returned as undeliverable without a forwarding address, then prize may be forfeited. An alternate winner for forfeited prizes may be selected at Sponsor's sole discretion. Prize will be awarded upon Administrator's receipt of the Affidavit (if applicable), and verification of prize winner's eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. Any required Affidavits or other documents must be signed by parent/legal guardian of a minor in his/her state of residence.

THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY TO THIS SWEEPSTAKES AND ARE PART OF THE FULL OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID IN PUERTO RICO AND OUTSIDE ELIGIBLE STATES. PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE CHANCE OF WINNING. 
THE SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF DELAWARE.  ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY.

ELIGIBILITY: To enter you must be a legal resident of the United States in an Eligible State, active duty, retired or an immediate family of a member in the United States Armed Forces and at least the Minimum Age. You are not eligible if you or any member of your immediate family or household (whether or not related) is (A) an employee, officer or director of (1) Sponsor, Account, Administrator or their respective parent, affiliated and subsidiary companies (collectively, the "Promotion Parties"), (2) any of the Sweepstakes Parties' other promotional partners, advertising or promotions agencies, suppliers of Promotion materials, internet promotion developers, judging or administration organizations, or auditing or legal firms and other parties engaged in the production, promotion, administration or execution of this Sweepstakes ("Promotion Providers"), or (3) the NFL Entities (as defined below), or (B) an owner/operator or person responsible for purchasing or promotion decisions at retailers that sell Sponsor products. "Immediate family" means parents, children, stepparents, stepchildren, siblings, stepsiblings and spouses, whether or not living at the same residence.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Gift cards are subject to all applicable terms and conditions of their issuers. Sponsor is responsible only for prize delivery and is not responsible for prize quality , utility or otherwise. By participating, you accept and agree to abide by the Official Rules and all decisions of Administrator and Sponsor and its judging and administration organizations, which are final and legally binding in all respects and warrant that you are eligible to participate. No substitution or transfer to a third party of all or any part of prize permitted. If, for any reason, a prize cannot be awarded or winner is not capable of redeeming a prize, Sponsor is not obligated to award it and Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute the prize (or portion of prize) with a prize of comparable or greater value or cash value.  If, for any reason, more prizes are available or claimed than the stated number, Sponsor reserves the right to randomly draw winners from eligible prize claimants in such prize category.  Winners are solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes, if any, on prizes and any expenses not specifically described in these Official Rules.  Non-compliance with these Official Rules may result in disqualification. You are not a winner unless and until (A) your entry is received in accordance with these Official Rules, (B) you have fully complied with the Official Rules and (C) all verification and award processes have been completed.   Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its designees to use each winner's name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and promotion in any medium, without further compensation, except as prohibited by law, any such use with respect to a minor subject to the prior approval of his/her parent or legal guardian.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY:  Winners will be notified by email, phone and/or mail within approximately one (1) week of the Drawing Date. If after a reasonable number of attempts during a calendar day (as determined by Administrator in its sole discretion) contact is not made with a winner, prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Each winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of publicity/liability ("Affidavit") within the time period specified by Administrator in the letter accompanying the Affidavit ("Prize Letter") or prize may be forfeited. If mail is returned as undeliverable without a forwarding address, then prize may be forfeited. An alternate winner for forfeited prizes may be selected at Sponsor's sole discretion. Prize will be awarded upon Administrator's receipt of the Affidavit (if applicable), and verification of prize winner's eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. Any required Affidavits or other documents must be signed by parent/legal guardian of a minor in his/her state of residence:

   THE PRODUCTION, PROMOTION, ADMINISTRATION OR EXECUTION OF THIS  SWEEPSTAKES (OR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN IT);

   CANCELLATION, MODIFICATION OR RESCHEDULING OF ANY ASPECT OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES;

   USE OF ANY WEB SITE(S) RELATED TO THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR MATERIALS ON THE WEB SITE;

   ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, MISUSE OR NONUSE OF THE PRIZE; OR

   PARTICIPATING IN  ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED ACTIVITY. 

"RELEASEES" MEANS SPONSOR, ALL SWEEPSTAKES PARTIES, SWEEPSTAKES PROVIDERS AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, SHAREHOLDERS, DIRECTORS AND AGENTS, AND THE NFL ENTITIES.

LIMITATIONS:  The Releasee are not responsible for:

   lost, late, damaged, incomplete, illegible, stolen, misdirected, misplaced, incorrect or postage due mail, shipping, email or other communications;

   any website, computer, telephone, satellite, cable, network, Internet or other equipment, electronics, software, service, transmission, connection, processing or other errors, failures, congestion, accessibility or availability issues; 

   unauthorized access, tampering, hacking, theft or destruction; or

   other technical or human error in the receipt or processing of entries or other submissions (whether to or from) or otherwise related to the production, promotion, administration or execution of the Sweepstakes.

TAMPERING/VIOLATIONS/DISRUPTION:  Sponsor may, in its sole determination, disqualify any person it believes may be tampering with the entry or other operation of the Sweepstakes or acting in violation of the Official Rules, in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON OR ENTITY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

CANCELLATION/MODIFICATION:  Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes if this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as Sponsor planned for any reason (including, but not limited to, due to tampering, unauthorized intervention, computer virus, fraud, technical or human error or any other causes which Sponsor, in its sole opinion, deems could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or intended conduct of this Sweepstakes)

EMAIL ACCOUNT HOLDER:  If the holder of an email account is disputed, entry will be deemed made by the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by the internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, school, etc.) that assigns e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the e-mail address. 

NO PRIZE WARRANTY:  WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS. SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY.

DISPUTES: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ALL LIMITATIONS AND RELEASES SET FORTH IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES, BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET DAMAGES, AND SHALL NOT, IN ANY EVENT, INCLUDE ANY PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, ATTORNEY'S FEES OR COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR ANY INJUNCTIVE OR OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.

ADMINISTRATION:  Administrator is responsible for the collection, submission and processing of entries and the overall administration and execution of the Sweepstakes. Entrants should look solely to Administrator at its above address with any questions, comments or problems related to this Sweepstakes.

WINNERS LIST: For a list of winners, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to Winners List Address above.  Request must be received by the Winners List
Request Deadline. Winners List will be sent after winner verification and all prizes have been awarded.


 

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