Hall’s “Golden Ticket Giveaway” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”)

OFFICIAL RULES

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  Purchasing a product will not increase your chances of winning. 

 

1. SWEEPSTAKES DATES:  The Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on November 1, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on December 10, 2020 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). For purposes of these Official Rules, all times are given in Eastern Time.  The Sweepstakes Period will consist of four (4) entry periods (each, an “Entry Period”) as outlined in the “ENTRY PERIODS” section of these Official Rules. 

 

2ELIGIBILITY:  Open to:  i) legal permanent United States residents of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States and the District of Columbia who are at least the age of majority in his/her state of residence as of the date of entry (the “Entrant”).  Employees, officers and directors of Hall’s Candies (the “Sponsor”) and each of its subsidiaries and affiliates, distributors, vendors, advertising/promotion agencies, National Sweepstakes Company, LLC (the “Independent Administrator”) and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of the Sweepstakes (collectively referred to herein as “Sweepstakes Entities”) as well as their immediate family members (spouses, siblings, children and parents, regardless of where they live) or members of the same households (whether related or not) of such employees, officers and directors are not eligible to participate.  All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Sweepstakes is void outside of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States, the District of Columbia and wherever else prohibited or restricted by law.

 

3.  ENTRY PERIODS: For the purposes of this Sweepstakes, there will be a total of four (4) Entry Period drawings (each an “Entry Period drawing”). There will be three (3) entry period prize winners (each an “Entry Period Prize Winner”), one (1) for each Entry Period 1 to 3. There will be one (1) grand prize drawing at the end of the Sweepstakes to select one (1) grand prize winner (the “Grand Prize Winner””).  See the Entry Period chart below for Entry Period Dates, Postmark Dates, Receive By Dates, and Drawing Dates.

 

Entry Period

Dates

Postmark Date

Receive By Date

Drawing Date

1

Sunday, 11/1/2020 to Thursday, 11/12/2020

Thursday, 11/12/2020

Tuesday, 11/17/2020

Wednesday, 11/18/2020

2

Friday, 11/13/2020 to Thursday, 11/19/2020

Thursday, 11/19/2020

Tuesday, 11/24/2020

Wednesday, 11/25/2020

3

Friday, 11/20/2020 to Thursday, 11/26/2020

Friday, 11/26/2020

Wednesday, 12/2/2020

Thursday, 12/3/2020

4

Friday, 11/1/2020 to Friday, 12/10/2020

Friday, 12/10/2020

Wednesday, 12/16/2020

Thursday, 12/17/2020

ENTRIES FROM THE PREVIOUS ENTRY PERIOD(S) WILL NOT CARRY OVER TO SUBSEQUENT ENTRY PERIOD DRAWINGS.  All ENTRIES RECEIVED DURING THE SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE GRAND PRIZE DRAWING. 

 

4.  TO ENTER:  There are two (2) ways to enter this Sweepstakes:

 

A.      VIA A PURCHASE: Visit https://www.hallscandies.com/(the “Website”) and make a qualifying purchase to receive one (1) ticket with a unique code for every product purchased at the Website.  Entrant will need to provide all of the required information as requested in order to submit and complete a purchase. Upon completion of the purchase, Entrant will automatically receive the entry or entries and will be sent a ticket with a unique code.  Neither Sponsor nor Independent Administrator is responsible for any entry that is lost, late, misdirected or undeliverable, whether due to system errors, omissions, interruption, deletions, defects, delay in operations or transmissions, theft or destruction or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunications malfunctions, entries not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, faulty transmissions, technical malfunctions, or otherwise.

 

B.      ALTERNATE METHOD OF ENTRY (“AMOE”):  To receive an entry into the Sweepstakes without making a purchase, enter as follows: submit a self-addressed stamped #10 business envelope and mail to: National Sweepstakes Company, 1143 East Union St, Newark, NY  14513. Entries must be postmarked and received by the dates in the Entry Period chart above to be eligible for that Entry Period drawing. Entrant will receive one (1) ticket with a unique code per envelope.  Limit of one request per envelope.  Entries submitted or completed by anyone other than the Entrant are void.  No mechanical reproductions will be accepted. All entries submitted become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, postage due or damaged mailed entries.

 

Regardless of the method of entry, there is a limit of fifty (50) entries per Entrant during the Sweepstakes Period. All entries can be received in one Entry Period.  Any attempt by any Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different identities, and/or any other methods will void that Entrant’s entries and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes.  Entry information becomes property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  Sponsor and/or Independent Administrator will not verify receipt of entries for Entrants.  

 

Without limitation, Sponsor reserves the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any Entrant whose social media account that, in their sole opinion, refers, depicts or in any way reflects negatively upon the Sponsor, the Sweepstakes or any other person or entity; does not comply with these Official Rules; or if Sponsor receives notification about any potential infringements or breaches of law or any other reason set forth herein.

 

5.  WINNING/ODDS:

Entry Period Drawings/Odds:  On or about the Entry Period drawing dates contained in the Entry Period chart in the “ENTRY PERIODS” section of these Official Rules, one (1) Entry Period Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing for Entry Period’s 1 to 3.  All Entry Period drawings will be conducted under the supervision of the Sponsor whose decisions are based on their sole discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules and are final and binding in all respects. Entries from the previous Entry Period drawings will not carry over to subsequent Entry Period drawings. Odds of winning an Entry Period Prize depend upon the total number of eligible entries received during the respective Entry Period.

 

Grand Prize Drawing/Odds:  On or about December 17, 2020, one (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Grand Prize drawing will be conducted under the supervision of Sponsor whose decisions are based on their sole discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules and are final and binding in all respects. Odds of winning the Grand Prize depend upon the total number of eligible entries received throughout the entire Sweepstakes Period.

 

6. PRIZES:

Entry Period Prizes (3):  One (1) prize of a $50 Hall’s Candies Voucher will be awarded to each Entry Period Prize Winner (each an “Entry Period Prize”).  Entry Period Prize will be dispersed to the Entry Period Prize Winner as a $50 Hall’s Candies Voucher valid for one (1) year. Total approximate retail value (“ARV”) of each Entry Period Prize is $50.  Total ARV all Entry Period Prizes is $150.

 

Grand Prize (1):  One (1) grand prize of Hall’s candy for life having a value of $4,800 (the “Grand Prize”). Grand Prize will be dispersed to the Grand Prize Winner as a $200 Hall’s Candies Voucher per year for a total of twenty (20) years.  Only one voucher will be issued per year.  Total ARV of the Grand Prize is $4,800. 

 

Total ARV of all prizes to be awarded is $4,950.

 

      PRIZE RESTRICTIONS:  Prizes cannot be substituted, assigned, transferred, or redeemed for cash except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as otherwise provided herein.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with a prize of comparable or greater value if advertised prize should become unavailable.  Sponsor is not responsible for any lost or stolen vouchers.  Prize winner is required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations. The prize winner is solely responsible for any taxes on the prize he/she has received, including but not limited to any and all federal, state and local taxes.  No more than the number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded.

 

7.  NOTIFICATION: Potential Grand Prize Winner will be notified via e-mail or mail within two (2) business days of the date in which the potential Grand Prize Winner is selected (the “Notification”). In order to claim his/her Grand Prize, the potential Grand Prize Winner must respond to the Notification within the time frame indicated by providing the Required Documents (as defined in the “PRIZE CLAIM” section below). In the event that: (a) the potential Grand Prize Winner fails to respond to the Notification; (b) the potential Grand Prize Winner fails to supply the Required Document; (c) any Notification is returned as undeliverable; and/or (d) it is determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, that the potential Grand Prize Winner is not eligible in accordance with these Official Rules, such potential Grand Prize Winner will be disqualified and an alternate Grand Prize Winner will be selected at random from among all remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

 

8.    PRIZE CLAIM:  Except where prohibited, the potential Grand Prize Winner must sign and return to the Independent Administrator an affidavit of eligibility/release of liability/publicity release (the “Release”) in order to claim the Grand Prize (the “Required Document”) within the time frame indicated in the Notification. If the potential Grand Prize Winner fails to sign and return the Required Document within the required time period, the potential Grand Prize Winner forfeits his/her right to the Grand Prize and an alternate Grand Prize Winner will be selected at random from among all remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The Grand Prize Winner consents to use of his/her name, likeness, biographical information, and voice (or any derivation thereof) in advertising worldwide without additional compensation (TN residents will not be required to sign a publicity release as a condition of winning the Grand Prize).

 

9.    GENERAL:  By participating in this Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees:  [a]  to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor which shall be final in all respects relating to the Sweepstakes, including without limitation the interpretation of these Official Rules; [b] to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, its franchisees, licensees, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising agencies, promotional agencies and suppliers, and any other individual or company involved in the development or execution of the Sweepstakes, including the Independent Administrator, from any and all injuries, liability, losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind including liability for personal injury or death resulting from his/her participation in the Sweepstakes or their acceptance, use or misuse of a prize; and  [c] if a prize winner, to the use of his/her name, voice, image and/or likenesses for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes by Sponsor and Sponsor’s subsidiaries and affiliates without further notice or compensation (unless prohibited by law) and, except where prohibited, to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so.  Sponsor, its licensees, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising agencies, promotional agencies and suppliers and any other individual or company involved in the development or execution of the Sweepstakes, including the Independent Administrator, and each of their respective directors, officers, shareholders and employees are not responsible and shall not be liable for; [a] electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction; [b] unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials; [c] technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions; or [d] limitations of any kind or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof. Sponsor and / or Independent Administrator are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, incorrect, damaged, misdirected, or illegible entries or any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted.   Sponsor may prohibit an Entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices  or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrants, Sponsor, or Independent Administrator.  Entries which contain false information, are incomplete, inaccurate or are otherwise forged, defective, or made outside authorized channels, including those which have failed due to malfunction or failure of phones, phone lines, telephone systems or networks, server, providers, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof of any kind, any human error or otherwise, shall be void. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE 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 REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. SPONSOR’S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSISTIUTE A WAIVER OF THESE PROVISIONS.  If, for any reason whatsoever, this Sweepstakes, in the Sponsor’s sole opinion, is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of infection by computer virus, tampering, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause which, in the Sponsor’s sole judgment, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes and limit entries to those submitted prior to the action taken, or to proceed in such a manner as may be deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Notice of such action will be posted on the Website. All federal, state and local regulations apply.  ENTRANTS AGREE THAT: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND/OR CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR THE GRAND PRIZE AWARDED SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK WITHOUT REGARD TO PRINCIPLES OF CONFICTS OF LAW; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, INCLUDING COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, IF ANY, BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ENTRANT BE ENTITLED TO RECEIVE ATTORNEYS’ FEES OR BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

 

10.  SPONSOR: Hall’s Candies, 32740 Route 14, Gillett, PA  16925.

 

11.  INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATOR:  National Sweepstakes Company, LLC, 1143 East Union St, Newark, NY  14513. 

 

12.  WINNERS’ LIST REQUEST: To receive the name of the prize winners, send a self-addressed, stamped (business size) envelope to: “Golden Ticket Giveaway” Winners List Request, PO Box 458, Newark, NY  14513. Requests must be received by January 10, 2021.

 

13.  OFFICIAL RULES:   Visit the Website for a copy of these Official Rules during the Sweepstakes Period.