Official Rules for the #NegroniWeek Giveaway
No Purchase Necessary. A Purchase will not Increase Your Chances of
1. Eligibility: The #NegroniWeek Giveaway (the "Giveaway") is open only to legal
residents of the United States who are at least twenty-one (21) years of age who have a
Twitter account. Employees, independent contractors, interns, officers, directors, and
agents of Sponsor, other companies associated with the Giveaway, as well as the
immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings, and children, and their respective
spouses) and household members of any of the foregoing are not eligible to enter. VOID
IN ANY LOCATION WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
2. Sponsor: The Giveaway is sponsored by Vox Media, Inc., 1201 Connecticut Avenue,
11th Floor, NW, Washington, DC 20036 ("Sponsor").
3. Agreement to Official Rules: By entering the Giveaway, you indicate your full and
unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, (a) these Official Rules and (b) Sponsor's
decisions, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all
requirements set forth herein.
4. Entry Period: The Giveaway begins at 5:00:01 ET on May 26, 2015 and ends at
11:59:59 ET on June 7, 2015 (the "Entry Period"). Entries submitted before or after the
Entry Period will not be eligible. Sponsor's computer is the official time-keeping device
for the Contest. Entries submitted before or after the applicable Entry Period will not be
eligible. Sponsor's computer is the official time-keeping device for the Giveaway.
5. How to Enter: During the Entry Period, an entrant must first visit Twitter.com, log into
his/her Twitter account and follow the Sponsor's Twitter profile
"www.twitter.com/eater" ("Sponsor's Account") (if he/she does not follow it already).
Sponsor will publish a specified tweet announcing the Giveaway. You may enter the
Giveaway by re-tweeting the specified tweet on Twitter.com, along with the hashtag
#NegroniWeek, #sweeps, and tagging @Eater (the "Entry Hashtag"). A response
tweet will be deemed ineligible if it does not contain everything contained in the Entry
Hashtag. By retweeting the specific post, with the Entry Hashtag, you will obtain one
(1) entry into the Giveaway. There is a limit of one (1) entry per person/Twitter account
during the Entry Period. An entrant must have a non-private Twitter account to enter the
Giveaway and continue to follow @Eater and maintain such non-Private Twitter account
for at least fifteen (15) days after the Entry Period ends for winner notification purposes.
Entrants having multiple Twitter accounts will be disqualified. Additional Entries will not
be acknowledged. The use of an agency or any automated system to enter is strictly
prohibited and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries received through such
methods, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. You must be a registered
member of Twitter to participate. Registration is free. This Giveaway is in no way
sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Twitter.
If you access Twitter on your mobile device to participate in this Giveaway, your
wireless service provider may charge you for applicable data charges. You should consult
your wireless service provider regarding its pricing plans. Message and data rates may
6. Drawing: After each Entry Period, Sponsor will select one (1) potential winner(s) and
one (1) first prize winner (collectively the "Winners") in a random drawing of all entries
received. The odds of being selected depend on the number of entries received.
7. Notification and Requirements of Potential Winners: Sponsor will notify a potential
Winner by sending a congratulatory "Tweet" to the entrant's Twitter account. Sponsor
will then ask, the entrant to provide, via Direct Message, the Winner's name, address and
date of birth. Sponsor will attempt to notify potential Winners within three (3) business
days of the drawing. If a potential Winner does not respond within one (1) business day
after the notice is sent, the Sponsor will select an alternate potential Winner in his/her
place at random from all remaining entries received. Only three (3) alternate potential
Winners will be contacted for each the Grand and First Prize. Except where prohibited, a
potential Winner may be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility and
liability/publicity release. If a potential Winner fails to sign and return these documents
within the required time period, an alternate potential Winner may be selected in his/her
place in a random drawing of all remaining entries received.
(1) Grand Prize: The Ultimate Bar Kit curated by Bartenders featured in the Eater
Negroni Week Map Stacks including: one (1) Cocktail Strainer, (1) Mixing Glass, (1)
Pitcher Protector, (1) Leather Bar Tool Bag, (1) Bitters Bottle/Dasher, (1) Perlini Kit, (1)
Garnish Peeler, (1) Bar Spoon, (1) Jigger, (1) Ice Cube Tray, (1) 6-piece glassware set
(shipping included). ARV: $763.70 (US Dollars).
(1) First Prize: Campari t-shirt in the size of winner's choice (shipping included) ARV:
$15.00 (US Dollars)
The value of each prize set forth above represents Sponsor's good faith determination of
the ARV thereof and cannot be challenged or appealed.
Winners are responsible for paying any applicable income taxes and any and all other
costs and expenses not listed above. Any prize details not specified above will be
determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. A prize may not be transferred and must be
accepted as awarded. You 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.
Prizes will be distributed 8-10 weeks after confirmation of the affidavit is complete.
9. General Conditions: In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the
Giveaway is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud,
virus, or other technical problem, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend
the Giveaway to address the impairment and then resume the Giveaway in a manner that
best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; (b) award the prize(s) at random from
among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment, (c) terminate the giveaway without awarding any prize. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to
disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation
of the Giveaway or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an
unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the
legitimate operation of the Giveaway may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and,
should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any
such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by Sponsor to enforce any
term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Proof of
sending any communication to Sponsor by mail shall not be deemed proof of receipt of
that communication by Sponsor. In the event of a dispute as to any online entry, the
authorized account holder of the e-mail address used to enter will be deemed to be the
participant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person who is assigned to an
email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other
organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the
submitted e-mail address. The Giveaway is subject to federal, state, and local laws and
regulations and is void where prohibited.
10. Release and Limitations of Liability: By participating in the Giveaway, you agree to
release and hold harmless Sponsor, Campari, and each of their respective parent,
subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, officers, directors, employees, and agents (the "Released
Parties") from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the
Giveaway or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized
human intervention in the Giveaway; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers,
providers, or telephone, or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due,
misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Giveaway or the
processing of entries; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be
caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the
Giveaway or receipt or use of any prize. You further agree that in any cause of action,
the Released Parties' liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in
the Giveaway, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney's fees.
You waive the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to,
punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
11. Privacy and Publicity: Any information you submit as part of the Giveaway will be
used for purposes of this Giveaway and treated in accordance with Sponsor's Privacy
Policy. Except where prohibited, participation in the Giveaway 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.
12. Disputes: Except where prohibited, you agree that any and all disputes, claims and
causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Giveaway or any prize awarded
shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively
by the appropriate court located in Washington, DC. All issues and questions concerning
the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, your
rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the
Giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of
Washington, DC, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules
(whether of Washington, DC or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the
application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Washington, DC.
13. Third Party Platforms: By participating in this Giveaway, entrants hereby release
and agree to hold harmless Twitter and its affiliates from any and all liability, loss
or damages arising from or in connection with the awarding, receipt, and/or use or
misuse of prizes or participation in any prize-related activities. Unless otherwise
stated to the contrary in these Official Rules, this Giveaway is not sponsored,
endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter.
14. Results: To request a winners list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to 1201
Connecticut Ave., 11th Floor, Washington DC 20036, Attn: #Negroni Week Twitter
Giveaway. Requests must be received within four (4) weeks of the end of the Entry