Dinner Sweepstakes - SupChina

Dinner Sweepstakes

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

The Sup China Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) starts on August 16, 2017 (at 12:00 AM EST) and ends on September 30, 2017 (at 11:59pm EST) (“Sweepstakes Period”).

ELIGIBILITY: Unless otherwise provided herein, the Sweepstakes is open solely to legal residents of the forty-eight (48) contiguous states of the United States, excluding Rhode Island, who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Sup China Inc., having a place of business at 81 Prospect Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201 (“Sponsor”) and its parent and affiliate companies, subsidiaries, divisions, promotion agencies, suppliers and members of their immediate families and household, are not eligible. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

SPONSOR: Sup China Inc. having a place of business at 81 Prospect Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201.

HOW TO ENTER:

During the Sweepstakes Period, visit this Eventbrite page and follow the online instructions located at the Sweepstakes page to enter. Upon completion, one (1) entry or more into the Sweepstakes will be provided to entrant. A free alternative method of entry (“AMOE”) by mail is also provided to entrants who do not wish to donate $10 through the online entry method.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: Entries must be received between 12:00 AM EST August 16, 2017 and 11:59 PM EST September 30, 2017.

By participating in the Sweepstakes, you acknowledge and agree to Sup China’s Terms of Service https://supchina.com/erms-use-agreement/ and Sup China’s Privacy Policy https://supchina.com/privacy-policy/, and any other relevant rules, policies or regulations.

No limit on the number of entries per person, per email and application completion including a $10 non tax-deductible donation through a third-party payment service, Paypal. Subsequent attempts made by the same individual to submit multiple entries by using multiple or false contact information or otherwise may be disqualified. Entrant must complete and submit the entry form with all required information for the entry to be eligible. Entries that are in excess of the stated limits, incomplete, illegible, corrupted, damaged, destroyed, forged, false, lost, late or misdirected, deceptive or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes, at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Entries originating at any other website are not permitted and may be disqualified. All materials submitted become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. For purposes of this Sweepstakes, an online entry is “received” when the website’s servers record the entry information. Proof of sending (such as an automated computer receipt confirming entry or “thanks for entering” message or delivery confirmation) does not constitute proof of actual receipt of an entry for purposes of this Sweepstakes. The websites’ database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes. Illegible and/or incomplete entries and entries submitted by entrants who do not meet the eligibility requirements (including all requirements with respect to age and residence) are void. Those who do not follow all of the instructions, provide the required information in their entry form, or abide by these Official Rules or other instructions of Sponsor may be disqualified. Sponsor may run multiple campaigns, contests, sweepstakes or other promotions simultaneously. Entry into one (1) campaign, contest or sweepstakes does not constitute entry into any other. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these “Official Rules” and the decisions of Sponsor, including the interpretation of these Official Rules and its exercise of discretion, which will be final and binding in all respects.

ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF ENTRY (“AMOE”): Participants may also enter the Sweepstakes by mail as follows. On a plain 3” x 5” index card or self-addressed stamp envelope (SASE), legibly handprint or type your first name, last name, date of birth, complete address, city, state, zip code, home phone number (including area code), and email address (if any) and mail your completed 3” x 5” card to Sup China Sweepstakes: Attention: Sup China Sweepstakes Entry, 81 Prospect Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201. To be considered eligible in the Sweepstakes, AMOE entries must be postmarked no later than September 20, 2017. Each AMOE card received will be considered as one entry for that entrant.

Entries will not be acknowledged or returned.

PRIZE SELECTION: The winning entry for the prize(s) will be chosen at random from all eligible entries during the Sweepstakes Period on or about September 30, 2017. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, the winning entry chosen as determined by the Sponsor, will be deemed the potential prize winner.

The Sweepstakes will be conducted under the supervision of the Sponsor. The decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The winner will be notified by email; provided, however, that Sponsor reserves the right to determine an alternate method of notification. The winner must claim their prize within five (5) business days after the date of notification of such Prize. A Sweepstakes winner’s failure to respond to the Prize notification within the specified five (5) business days will be considered such Sweepstakes winner’s forfeiture of the prize and an alternate winner may be selected from the pool of eligible entries. If an entrant is found to be ineligible, an alternate winner may also be selected from the pool of eligible entries.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: On or about September 30, 2017 the Sweepstakes winner will be notified via email. After initial contact has been made, subsequent communication may take place via e-mail or telephone. The potential winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within seven (7) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, that potential winner’s prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected.

In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any potential winner, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to select another winner and the unidentifiable potential winner will forfeit all rights to a prize.

Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.

PRIZE: One (1) winner will receive the following prize, with an estimated total value of up to $300: (1) dinner with Sinica podcasters and China experts, Kaiser Kuo and/or Jeremy Goldkorn, at a fine Chinese restaurant in New York, NY, Durham, NC, or Nashville, TN.

The prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. The winners may not substitute, assign or transfer the prizes or redeem the prizes for cash, however, Sponsor retains the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute the prizes (or any portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Winners are responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. Winners are also responsible for any transportation and room and board accommodations.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Sweepstakes; and (b) to the use of his/her name, voice, performance, photograph/video, image and/or likeness for programming, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so. By participating, entrant also agrees not to release any publicity or other materials on their own or through someone else regarding their participation in the Sweepstakes without the prior consent of the Sponsor, which it may withhold in its sole discretion.

PRIVACY: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant consents to the use of his/her personal information by the Sponsor or its agents or representatives, including but not limited to Sup China for the purpose of administering the Sweepstakes, including for use in a winners list, sending marketing materials and otherwise as permitted or required by law.

LIABILITY: You agree that Sup China and their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, their successors and assigns and all their respective shareholders, directors, officers and employees and all their advertising and promotion agencies (“Released Parties”), will have no liability whatsoever in connection with this Sweepstakes, and you shall hold them harmless for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind that you or others may incur as a consequence of your participation in the Sweepstakes or your acceptance, use or misuse of the prize. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant explicitly releases, discharges and holds harmless the Released Parties from any and all liability, actions, causes of action, damages, actual, incidental or consequential, claims and demands whatsoever in law or equity, including attorneys’ fees and/or experts fees and costs, which he/she now has or may acquire, by reason of any personal injury, death, loss of or damage to property, or any reason, occurring during or arising out of his/her participation in the Sweepstakes and the acceptance and use or misuse of the prize.

All payment transactions are conducted through Paypal. For additional information on how Paypal secures your payment card information during transmission and storage, please refer to Paypal’s privacy policy located at: https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full. We may change our payment processor at any point during the Sweepstakes Period.

MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, illegible, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled entries; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the drawing for prizes, the announcement of the prize, or the incorrect uploading of the photo or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or the applications or websites of any Released Party, or who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Sponsor may seek equitable relief in any court of competent jurisdiction. If any provision of these rules is held to be illegal or unenforceable, such provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these rules otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE SPONSOR’S WEBSITES OR SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS OR APPLICATIONS 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 DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

GOVERNING LAW / LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of entrants, Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes will be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state’s laws.

ARBITRATION: EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, AS A CONDITION OF PARTICIPATING IN THIS PROMOTION, ENTRANT AGREES THAT (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS PROMOTION, OR ANY PRIZES AWARDED, SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION, AND EXCLUSIVELY BY FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION UNDER THE RULES OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION AND HELD AT THE AAA REGIONAL OFFICE in NEW YORK, NEW YORK; (2) THE FEDERAL ARBITRATION ACT SHALL GOVERN THE INTERPRETATION, ENFORCEMENT AND ALL PROCEEDINGS AT SUCH ARBITRATION; AND (3) JUDGMENT UPON SUCH ARBITRATION AWARD MAY BE ENTERED IN ANY COURT HAVING JURISDICTION. BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (1) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY) NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS ($10.00), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS’ FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE AND (2) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES.

REQUEST FOR WINNER: For the name of the winner, available after September 30, 2017, send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope to: Sup China Inc., 81 Prospect Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201.