Prize Rules

The Zokos Memorial Day BBQ Contest begins at 2:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (“E.D.T.”) on 05/2/12 and ends at 11:59 p.m. E.D.T. on 05/28/12. Sponsor: Zokos 72 Allen St. 3rd Floor New York, NY 10002

ENTRY:

Step 1: You must be a member of Pinterest to participate. Follow both Zokos and Foodiacs on Pinterest.

Step 2: Create a board on Pinterest named Dream Memorial Day BBQ (hereinafter “Board”). Only one (1) Board entry per person permitted.

Step 3: Pin a minimum of ten (10) images depicting what your dream Memorial Day BBQ would look like including décor, recipes, drinks, clothing, location, etc. The contest image provided at http://blog.yourzoko.com/pinterest_contest must be included on the board.

Step 4: At least three (3) of the pins must come directly from either http://www.foodiacs.com or from the websites of the companies who have donated products for the prize package. List of products with website links available at http://blog.yourzoko.com/pinterest_contest.

Step 5: To Enter the Contest: When you have completed your Board, go to the Zokos blog page at http://blog.yourzoko.com/pinterest_contest and enter the URL to your Board and your email address in the entry form.

All entries are final upon submission. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject and/or disqualify any entries, subjects, or related materials that Sponsor deems to be nude, obscene, defamatory, profane, offensive, lewd, pornographic, false, misleading, deceptive, or otherwise inconsistent with its editorial standards, audience expectations, or reputational interests or that Sponsor believes may violate any applicable law or regulation or the rights of any third party.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to verify any element of any entry or related materials, request additional information and to disqualify any entrant whose participation may subject the contest, Sponsor, or Sponsor’s advertisers, clients, or customers to controversy, negative publicity, scorn, or ridicule.

LIMIT: One entry per person. Any attempt by an entrant, or any other person, to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins, or any other methods may result in disqualification by Sponsor, in its sole discretion.

ELIGIBILITY: Legal residents of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia, 21 years of age or older are eligible to enter, except employees of Sponsor, and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Contest and/or their respective agents, affiliates, subsidiaries and members of their immediate families or household members. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses.  “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.

WINNER SELECTION:

On or about May 30, 2012, qualified judges appointed by Sponsor will select one (1) Grand Prize entry based on Overall Aesthetic of the Board (25%), Creativity of the pins (25%) and Representation of the sponsors (50%). In the event of a tie, the entry among the tied entries with the higher score in overall aesthetic will be the winner. Decisions of judges are final and binding in all respects.

PRIZING: One (1) grand prize winner will receive a prize package including Teaspoon Willies Everything Sauce & Spicy Sauce, She’s Hot He’s Spicy & Provencal Horseradish Sauces from Moore Sauces by Leslie, three (3) java rubs from Java Gourmet, three (3) salt blends from Chef Salt, (3) three bags of Brownie Brittle, an autographed copy of Fire It Up: 400 Recipes for Grilling Everything and an eighteen piece grilling set. The approximate retail value of the grand prize is $154.00.

Potential winners will be notified by mail and/or email and prize will be delivered approximately thirty (30) days from date of winner verification. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portions thereof) of equal or greater value if prize (or portions thereof) cannot be awarded as described. Sponsor will determine all elements of prizing in its sole discretion. Prize may not be assigned, transferred, changed or redeemed for cash, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee express or implied by Sponsor. Sponsor disclaims all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any third party product or service accepted by the winner. The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules.

CONDITIONS/WARRANTIES: Entrants agree to be bound by Official Rules and agree that if any winner fails to provide proof of identity, refuses to provide documentation, is found to have violated the Official Rules or otherwise does not meet eligibility criteria, prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner with the next highest score. Entrants understand that Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in this promotion and acceptance, possession and use of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the contest or in the announcement of the prize. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects.

Sponsor assumes no responsibility for entries it is unable to process due to network, hardware or other technical failures; or any other reason, or incomplete, damaged, misdirected, or lost entries. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this promotion if not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or integrity of the contest. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to select winner(s) from among all eligible entries received prior to date of cancellation. The use of automated entry systems or any other conduct that impedes the integrity of the contest is prohibited. In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the holder of an established e-mail account associated with the entry.

RELEASES: By participating in this contest and accepting any prize that they may win, entrants agree to release Sponsor, Foodiacs, LLC  and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from participation in this contest and/or acceptance or use of the prize.

Entrants authorize Sponsor, Foodiacs, LLC and prize suppliers to use their name, voice, likeness, biographical data, city and state of residence and entry materials in all media now known or hereafter discovered, for any purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market or advertise, the contest, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or attribution, notification or payment from or to entrant or any person or entity, worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winner’s list, if applicable, unless prohibited by law. Sponsor is not obligated to use any of the above-mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation.

PRIVACY: When you enter, you will become a registered member of Sponsor’s http://www.zokos.com and Foodiacs’s http://www.foodiacs.com website. When you register, we collect personally identifying information about you, including your email address.  The information that you provide will be added to a centralized Sponsor database so that you will simultaneously be registered for Sponsor’s other websites as well.  By entering and providing the required registration information, you acknowledge that Sponsor may send you information, samples, or special offers it believes may be of interest to you about its publications or other complementary goods offered by Sponsor.  For more information about how Sponsor uses the information you provide, see Sponsor’s privacy policy at http://www.zokos.com.  IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO SHARE YOUR INFORMATION, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THIS PROMOTION.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Except where prohibited, by participating Contest entrants agree that: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant(s) and Sponsor and its agents shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction. Entrant agrees that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this Contest, or awarding of the prize(s), shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of New York and entrant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. Except where prohibited, by participating in this Contest, entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or awarding of the prize(s), 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 participating in this Contest but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual 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.

GENERAL: Except where prohibited by law, potential winner(s) may be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Ownership/Liability Release and Publicity Release within ten (10) days of notification or the entry with the next highest score may become an alternate winner. If winner notification is returned as undeliverable, the entry with the next highest score may become an alternate winner.  Subject to all U.S. federal, state and local laws and regulations.  Void where prohibited.  Taxes on prize are the sole responsibility of winner. Winners’ names may be posted on http://www.facebook.com, http://www.twitter.com and http://blog.yourzoko.com/pinterest_contest/on or after June 1, 2012.


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