Sweepstakes Rules & Regulations

PRIZE(S):

One (1) free 2-hour espresso bar catering service for up to 100 guests. This is for the base level of service only.  Any add-ons not included with the standard service will be charged at normal rates. Base service includes: setup, travel (60 miles round trip), one staff member and enough supplies to serve 110 guests in a 2 hour time frame.  La Vita Espresso must also be available for winner’s chosen date of service and will give preference to dates chosen by paid customers first.  Any dates not selected by paying customers will then be offered to the winner of the contest. Free catering must be performed by Jan 31, 2015.  NO CASH VALUE.

ELIGIBILITY:

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google or any other organization. You understand that you are providing your information to La Vita Espresso and not to anyone else. The information you provide will only be used for administering and communicating with you about La Vita Espresso and the La Vita Espresso promotion you are participating in.

The La Vita Espresso free catering giveaway is open to any individual over the age of 13 with access to the Internet at all times during the Sweepstakes and subsequent prize-award period. All employees of La Vita Espresso and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses) are ineligible to participate in the sweepstakes. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Entry in the sweepstakes constitutes your full and unconditional acceptance of these Official Rules. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD:

The Sweepstakes entry period begins at 12:01 a.m. CST on November 16, 2014 and ends on November 29, 2014 at 12pm CST.  La Vita Espresso may end the sweepstakes period at any time and without advanced notice.  One (1) winner will be randomly selected and notified.

SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS:

During the Sweepstakes Period, you may submit an entry online using the sweepstakes entry form located on La Vita Espresso’s website. You are allowed more than one entry into the sweepstakes.  However, you may only gain these extra entries based upon the number of your referrals that also enter the sweepstakes using your specific referral code generated for you by our website.  For each of your referrals that also enters our Sweepstakes system,  you will automatically receive 2 entries into the sweepstakes.  Our system will keep track of your entries for you but will not automatically notify you of your entries. You may check on the number of your entries in the sweepstakes by revisiting La Vita Espresso’s website.

PUBLICITY:

As a condition of entry into the Sweepstakes, except where prohibited by law, each entrant and each winner by accepting a prize grants to Sponsor and its affiliates, legal representatives, assigns and licensees, all right, title and interest in to publicize, broadcast, display and/or otherwise use the Sweepstakes entrants name, city, state, and biographical material (collectively, Licensed Rights) in any media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity for advertising and publicity purposes, without additional review, compensation, permission or approval of the winner. Where necessary, the winner will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability and Publicity Release within five (5) business days of attempted notification or the winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner selected.

SELECTION OF SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS/ODDS:

The potential Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing to be held after the contest entry period comes to an end.  Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The potential winner will be notified via email to the email address submitted with the potential winners entry within one (1) week after the drawing. The drawing will be conducted by Sponsor, the judge of the Sweepstakes, whose decisions on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award the applicable prize to an alternate winner selected at random. Any return of prize notification or prize email as undeliverable or lack or winner response within one (1) week will result in forfeiture of any prize and an alternate winner may, at Sponsor’s discretion, be randomly selected.

GENERAL RULES:

By entering or participating in the Sweepstakes, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules, and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information or technical failures of any kind, (2) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; or (3) any other computer, network, technical, human or other error, problem or malfunction that may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, or the selection or notification of winners. Further, if, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons outside the control of the Sponsor which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes (or portion thereof), Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes (or portion thereof). Sponsor also reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify the Entry of any individual found to be (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or any website operated by the Sweepstakes Entities; (b) using any robotic, macro, automatic, programmed or like entry methods, which will void all such entries; (c) violating these Official Rules or the terms of service, conditions of use, and/or general rules of any Sponsor property or service; or (d) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the awarding, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of the prize; participation in this Sweepstakes or in any activity or travel related thereto or from any interaction with, or downloading of, computer Sweepstakes information.

The winner of the prize agrees that there shall be no cash exchanged in lieu of the prize.  The free catering service (prize) shall take place within La Vita Espresso’s normal service area, that being the Minneapolis & St Paul Metropolitan area.  The winner(s) chosen date of service shall take place at least one week after the winner is chosen and the service will be subject to La Vita Espresso’s availability for the winner(s) chosen date of service.  If La Vita Espresso is not available on the winner(s) chosen date of service, other dates shall be available to the winner(s), also subject to La Vita Espresso’s availability.

All other services offered by La Vita Espresso, such as Gelato Catering, Bakery Catering, Smoothie Catering, Tea Catering, Ice Cream Catering, Additional hours of service, guest counts greater than 50, Brewed Coffee Service, Additional Equipment and Servers and all other services offered by La Vita Espresso not mentioned here are not included with this prize.  If the winner(s) choose to add additional services to the prize, those additional services will be billed at the normal rates.  ADDITIONAL SERVICES ADDED TO THE PRIZE ARE NOT REQUIRED TO WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.

PARTICIPANT OBLIGATIONS:

By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. By accepting the prize, the winner agrees to release and hold La Vita Espresso and all and any Partner(s) and their agents and affiliates harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, actions and liabilities of any kind in connection with the Sweepstakes or receipt or redemption of the prize. The winner assumes all liability for any injury, death, or damage caused, or allegedly caused, by participating in the Sweepstakes or use or redemption of the prize. Any disputes that may arise hereunder shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of Minnesota without regard to the conflicts of laws principles of any jurisdiction. Venue with respect to any such disputes shall be had in the state and federal courts of the State of Minnesota.