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Aura Cacia Holiday Essentials Sweepstakes

official rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE AN INDIVIDUAL’S CHANCES OF WINNING. THE ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND UPON WHEN THE ENTRY IS RECEIVED (EARLIER ENTRIES HAVE MORE CHANCES TO WIN).

AGREEMENT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES: In order to enter the Sweepstakes, each Entrant must fully and unconditionally agree to and accept these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Read these Rules prior to entry to ensure you understand and agree. Submission of an entry in the Sweepstakes constitutes agreement to these Rules. You may not submit an entry to the Sweepstakes and are not eligible to receive any prize unless you agree to these Rules. These Rules form a binding legal agreement between you and the Sponsor with respect to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.

SPONSOR: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Frontier Co-op, 3021 78th Street, Norway, Iowa 52318-9520 (“Sponsor”).

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is available only to legal residents of the States of the United States, who are at least the age of majority at the time of entry, except for residents of Rhode Island and Puerto Rico ("Entrant"). Employees, directors and officers and their immediate families (spouses and siblings, parents and children and their spouses) and household members of Sponsor or its partners in the Sweepstakes are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is void in Rhode Island and where prohibited by law.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIODS:
The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 AM CST on Monday, November 5, 2018 and ends at 11:59 PM CST on Monday, December 31, 2018 (“Promotion Period”). Winners will be randomly selected on the drawing dates outlined in “Winner Selection and Notification.” The Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Sweepstakes. Entries submitted before or after the Promotion Period will not be accepted.

HOW TO ENTER:

Enter via the Aura Cacia Holiday Essentials website: Go to https://noteworthy.auracacia.com/holiday-essentials, enter your email address in the “Get a $3-Off Coupon and a Chance to Win” section on the main page, and click the Submit button.

All entries must be received within the applicable Promotion Period noted above. Entries must follow the instructions and comply with these official rules.

Entrants represent and warrant that each entry is their own email address and zip code, and not that of another person.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, Entrant agrees to indemnify and hold Sponsor harmless from and against any liability, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses, including attorney’s fees, resulting from any act, default or omission of the Entrant and/or a breach or alleged breach of any warranties, representations or agreements set forth herein.

LICENSES AND PERMISSIONS. Entrants consent to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, nonexclusive license to use the Entrant's name and city and state for editorial, advertising, commercial and publicity purposes by the Sponsor and/or others authorized by the Sponsor, in any and all media now in existence or hereinafter created, throughout the world, for the duration of the copyright in the Entry. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Four (4) winners of Holiday Essentials Gift Sets will be selected in random drawings conducted by Sponsor during the sweepstakes period. Drawings will be held on or about November 15, December 1, December 15, and December 31, 2018 at Sponsor’s principal office in Norway, Iowa from among all eligible entries received during the Holiday Essentials Promotion Period. Winner will be notified via the email address used to enter the sweepstakes. Winners will be excluded from subsequent weeks’ drawings for this giveaway.

As part of the sweepstakes, each selected winner will receive one (1) Holiday Essentials Gift Set.

PRIZES:

Each Holiday Essentials Gift Set (4 total) Includes:

Eight (8) Aura Cacia Aromatherapy Roll-ons (1 each: Lavender, Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Tea Tree, Chill Pill, Medieval Mix, Frankincense, and Rose)
One (1) Aura Cacia Ultrasonic Diffuser
One (1) Aura Cacia Discovery Kit
One (1) Aura Cacia Relaxation Kit

Approximate Retail Value: $169

PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Winners of the Holiday Essentials Gift Set must take delivery of prizes within 30 days of notice of availability from the Sponsor or the prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Sponsor will be responsible for costs of delivering the prize to winner’s residence.

Winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability and Publicity Release, and a W-9 tax form within twenty-one (21) days of receipt of notice of winning. Failure of the potential winner to return the required executed documents within the specified time period may cause the prize to be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner as solely determined by Sponsor. The winner agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decision of the Sponsor, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.

A prize may not be transferred or assigned until after the selected winner has complied with all his or her obligations under these Official Rules. No substitution may be made, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize in whole or in part with another prize of equal or greater value if the intended prize is not available for any reason as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. Prize winner will be responsible for any and all taxes (including but not limited to federal, state, local and/or income) on the prize.

Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished by it or third parties in connection with the Sweepstakes. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

GENERAL CONDITIONS AND RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees to (a) release, discharge, and hold harmless Sponsor and their respective directors, officers, agents, attorneys and employees, and other individuals engaged in the development or execution of this Sweepstakes from any and all liability for any claims, cost, injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising out of or relating to (i) Entrant’s participation, including the unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information or the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the prize; (ii) any sponsorship or administration of the Sweepstakes; and (iii) Entrant’s and/or any third party’s acceptance, use, misuse, possession, sale or disposal of the prize; (b) acknowledge that said parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize.

Neither Sponsor, nor any service providers are responsible for incorrect, illegible, inaccurate or incomplete Entry information, or Entries that are lost, stolen, late, delayed, misdirected, damaged, incompletely received, undeliverable, otherwise defective or lost due to any reason, all of which will be discarded and declared void. Further, neither Sponsor, nor any service providers are responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of Entry information, or for any human or other error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data or voice transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or Website or to complete a telephone call or facsimile transaction, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost or misdirected mail, or any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes.

ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY TAMPER WITH THE ENTRY PROCESS, OR OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO COOPERATE IN THE PROSECUTION OF ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) AND TO PURSUE ALL REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of being executed as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, action of Entrants, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor, which in the opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any suspect Entry or Entrant and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In the event of any cancellation, termination or suspension, notice thereof will be posted at https://noteworthy.auracacia.com/holiday-essentials. If the Sponsor decides to reconvene the Sweepstakes after a suspension, the determination of the prize winner will be made, from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received as of the date of the suspension, as Sponsor determines in its sole discretion. Entries not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification.

DISPUTES: Entrants agree that (a) 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 Benton County, Iowa; (b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to, claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than 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. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligation of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Iowa, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of Iowa or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Iowa.

REGULATORY CHALLENGE: In the event the Sweepstakes is challenged by any legal or regulatory authority, Sponsor reserves the right to discontinue or modify the Sweepstakes or to disqualify participants residing in the affected geographic areas. In such event, Sponsor has no liability to any participants who are disqualified due to such action.

CONSENT TO CONTACT BY SPONSOR: By entering this Sweepstakes, Entrant expressly gives his or her consent to be contacted by Sponsor by e-mail.

ENTRANT’S PERSONAL INFORMATION: Information collected from Entrants is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy which can be requested by calling 319-227-2996 or viewed at https://www.simplyorganic.com/privacy/. To have your name and address excluded from lists used by Sponsor to mail Sweepstakes information, please send your written request to Sweepstakes Removal, Address: 3021 78th Street, Norway, IA 52318-9520.

WINNER/RULES: For the names of the Sweepstakes winners and/or a copy of these Official Rules, mail a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: 3021 78th Street, Norway, IA 52318-9520. Requests must be received within one (1) year of the Sweepstakes ending date. Requests from Vermont residents may omit return postage.