Vitamix S30 Giveaway

Vitamix S30 Giveaway Official Rules

No purchase is necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.

  1. Eligibility: The Vitamix S30 Giveaway (“Giveaway”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry. Employees of Vita-Mix Corporation (“Vitamix” or “Sponsor”), and any affiliate or subsidiary companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. This Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.

    Participation in the Giveaway constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Giveaway. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

  2. Sponsor: Vita-Mix Corporation, located at 8615 Usher Rd. Cleveland, OH 44138-2103 USA

  3. Timing: The Giveaway begins on April 16, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. EST and ends on April 18, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. EST (the "Promotion Period"). Sponsor's computer is the official time-keeping device for the Giveaway. Entries that are submitted before or after the Promotion Period will be disqualified.

  4. How to Enter: During the Promotion Period, you can enter the Giveaway by posting a photo of a smoothie to Instagram and tagging the photo on Instagram with both @vitamix and #VitamixS30. Any other attempted form of entry, including on other social platforms, will not be counted. All entries that meet the aforementioned requirements will be entered into a random drawing for a Vitamix S30 machine. Limit one (1) entry per person and per Instagram username for the duration of the Promotion Period. Multiple entries received from any person or Instagram account in excess of one (1) will be void. Any person found to be using multiple Instagram accounts to enter will be ineligible. An Instagram account is required to enter and can be opened for free by following the instructions at Instagram.com.

    All entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for any problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, or electronic. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.

  5. Drawing: Sponsor’s selection of the potential winner is final and binding in all matters related to the Giveaway. Sponsor will randomly select the potential Giveaway winner from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. The potential winner will be notified on Instagram approximately three (3) days after the Promotion Period ends. If a potential winner cannot be contacted within 48 hours, then potential winner forfeits the prize. Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Unclaimed prize will not be awarded. The prize will be fulfilled approximately 4 business weeks after the conclusion of the Giveaway.

  6. Prize: One Vitamix S30 machine in Black. The prize is non-transferable, not redeemable for cash, and no substitution will be made. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Approximate retail value of the prize is $409.00. Odds of winning the prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.

  7. Release: By participating in the Giveaway, entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Instagram and Sponsor and its respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, (a) personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Giveaway or receipt or use or misuse of any prize; (b) any technical errors associated with the Giveaway, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, service, wireless server provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmission or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures, or difficulties; (c) unauthorized human intervention in the Giveaway; (d) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing, or typographical errors; (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Giveaway, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event or in any Giveaway-related materials.

    Entrant consents to the use of his/her name, image, likeness, and photograph for advertising, publicity, and promotional purposes by Sponsor, in any and all media, including but not limited to, any online announcements without compensation, notification, or permission, except where prohibited by law.

  8. General: Entrant releases and waives any claims he/she may have against the Released Parties for any and all injuries, claims, damages, losses, costs, or expenses of any kind (including without limitation attorney's fees) resulting from acceptance, use, or misuse of any prize or parts thereof, or participation in this Giveaway. If for any reason, this Giveaway is not capable of running as planned, the Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Giveaway, or any portion thereof. If a cancellation occurs, a notification will be posted on the Vitamix Corporation Instagram page if Sponsor deems necessary.

    Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway is a violation of criminal and/or civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

  9. Winner Announcement: The winner of the Vitamix S30 Giveaway may be announced via one or more Vitamix social media platforms, including Vitamix Corporation Instagram and Vitamix Corporation Twitter on or about April 21, 2014.

  10. Disputes: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Giveaway or the prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Ohio, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules.

  11. Privacy: Information collected from entrant is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy, which can be found at www.vitamix.com/Privacy-Policy.

This Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.