Food Brings You Home Recipe Contest: The Official Rules

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recipe contestOVERVIEW: To celebrate the DVD and Blu-ray release of Disney’s “The Hundred-Foot Journey” on December 2nd, BakeSpace, Inc. is sponsoring the “Food Brings You Home” recipe contest (the “Contest”) on their website, www.bakespace.com (the “Website”). Home cooks will get a chance to submit recipes that are close to their heart, but with their own twist. Please see recipe requirements for full details.  Winners will take home Le Creuset prize packages that will inspire even the most seasoned home cooks.

SPONSOR:  BakeSpace, Inc. (the “Sponsor”)

Prize Providers:  Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and Le Creuset of America, Inc. (collectively, the “Prize Providers”)

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to be bound by and acknowledge compliance with these official rules, including eligibility requirements. Responsibility for receipt of entry rests solely with the entrant. Recipes submitted must be original. Neither Sponsor nor Prize Providers will be liable for any intellectual property infringement. Sponsor will not be responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, unavailable network connections, or failed, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications, or for any human or mechanical error that may occur in the processing of entries. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the Contest if it becomes technically corrupted, or due to Sponsor error or refusal. Sponsor will not formerly acknowledge receipt of entries. If you do not agree with any of these Official Rules, please do not participate in the Contest. This Contest is sponsored by BakeSpace, Inc. (the “Sponsor”).

ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open to Website members who are at least 18 years of age. Employees (and their immediate families) of the Prize Providers or Sponsor, and any of their affiliates, subsidiaries, participating vendors, promotion or advertising agencies, or any other company involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of the Contest are ineligible. You must have a BakeSpace.com account, access to the Internet and a valid e-mail and be a legal resident of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia in order for a chance to win.

HOW TO ENTER: To enter, you must have a BakeSpace.com account. If you don’t have a BakeSpace.com account, feel free to join for free at the Website. Inclusion in the Contest is earned by uploading an original recipe to the “Food Brings You Home” recipe category (under the “Promotions” main food category) on the Website (online activities that are consistent with BakeSpace.com membership, and are in no way special to this Contest). No purchase is necessary to enter. Participating in the Contest does not guarantee that a member will win a prize. There is a maximum of one (1) entry per person per email regardless of the number of Website accounts an entrant creates.

WHERE TO ENTER: To enter, go to bakespace.com/foodbringsyouhome

JUDGING CRITERIA: Recipes added to the Contest must be:

  • Original Recipes or modified in a way that no other recipe developer may claim ownership
  • Recipes must have a fusion flair (e.g. combines foods or flavor combinations from different cultures creating a unique spin on a recipe)
  • Recipes must contain a backstory with a description on why this recipe “Brings You Home”
  • Judging will be based on 50% originality, 30% relevance to theme of bringing you home and 20% the creativity of the recipe.

Recipes that are unoriginal/unmodified or copied from another source are not eligible. By participating in the Contest, you acknowledge that all submitted Recipes are original, and owned by you. You also agree that BakeSpace.com may post your submitted Recipe(s) on the site without providing you any form of payment or compensation. Recipes will continue to stay on BakeSpace.com for as long as you have an account on the site or unless we delete them for violation of terms or duplication of submission. You agree that your submission will not include any material or language that is profane, defamatory, unlawful, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable. BakeSpace.com in its sole discretion reserves the right not to upload any recipe to its site and cancel your participation in the Contest if we determine your submission violates any of these conditions. The BakeSpace.com server will time and date stamp every recipe that is entered into each week’s Contest. Only recipes added to BakeSpace.com during each promotional period will be included in the contest. BakeSpace.com has the right to promote the winning recipes in all promotional material in perpetuity.

JUDGES: Three winners will be selected by Sponsor’s employees. The grand prize winner will be selected by Chef Floyd Cardoz.  Collectively, Sponsor’s employees and Chef Cardoz shall be referred to as “Judges”.

CONTEST PERIOD: The contest period begins at 12:00:00 AM US PDT on November 18th, 2014 and ends at 11:59:59 PM US PDT on December 8, 2014. Submitted recipes received after the end of the Contest will not be eligible.

PRIZES: Prizes will consist of the following:

Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded, consisting of one Le Creuset Total Kitchen Set (ARV: $1500-$2000) and one (1) “The Hundred-Foot Journey” Blue-ray Combo Pack (ARV: $22.94).  Total ARV for the Grand Prize is $1522.94 – $2022.94. No prize transfer. If any element of the prizes is cancelled or postponed the remaining portion of the prizes will be awarded as complete and final, and no substitute compensation will be offered.

Two (2) First Prizes: Two (2) First Prizes will be awarded to two (2) separate winners, each  First Prize consisting of one (1) 5 ½ Qt Le Creuset French Oven (ARV: $280) and one (1) ”The Hundred-Foot Journey” Blue-ray Combo Pack (ARV: $22.94). Total actual retail value of each First Prize is $302.94, and total actual retail value of the total First Prizes is $605.88.  No prize transfer. If any element of the prizes is cancelled or postponed the remaining portion of the prizes will be awarded as complete and final, and no substitute compensation will be offered.

Prizes cannot be assigned, transferred, changed, or redeemed for cash except at the sole discretion of the sponsor. All federal, state, and local taxes, and all other expenses not specifically mentioned herein are the sole responsibility of the winners. Other restrictions may apply.

CONDITIONS:

1)     Release and Indemnity:  By participating in this Contest, entrants and winners release Sponsor and Prize Providers and all of their parents, members, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, agents, employees, advertising agencies, and all others associated with the development and/or execution of this Contest, from and against any and all claims and/or liability with respect to or in any way arising from this Contest and/or acceptance or use of any prize, including, without limitation, liability for personal injury, damages or loss. Furthermore, entrants and winner’s agree to indemnify Sponsor, Prize Providers and Judges and all of their parents, members, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, agents, employees, advertising agencies, and all others associated with the development and/or execution of this Contest.

2)     License to use entrant’s name, likeness, biographical info: Sponsor may use your likeness and information you provide in your Website profile to promote your recipe to its members and community online and in Sponsor’s newsletter.

3)     Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in California. 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 Sponsors in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than California.
 DISCLAIMERS.

1)     Neither Sponsor nor Judges nor Prize Providers shall be responsible for entries that are lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received, for any reason, including by reason of hardware, software, browser, or network failure, malfunction, congestion, or incompatibility at Sponsor’s servers or elsewhere.  In the event of a dispute, entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address and/or screen name submitted at the time of entry.  “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address or screen name by an Internet Access Provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institute) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

2)     Sponsor, Judges and/or Prize Providers, in their absolute discretion, reserve the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the web site or otherwise attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest.  Use of bots or other automated process to enter is prohibited and may result in disqualification at the absolute discretion of Sponsor, Judges and/or Prize Providers.

3)     Sponsor, Judges and Prize Providers further reserve the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Contest if it is not capable of completion as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, force majeure or technical failures of any sort.

4)     Sponsor, Prize Providers and Judges are not responsible for errors in the administration or fulfillment of this Contest, including without limitation mechanical, human, printing, distribution or production errors, and may cancel, terminate or modify this Contest based upon such error at its sole discretion without liability.  In no event will Sponsor or Judges or Prize Providers be responsible for awarding more than the number of prizes specified in these rules.

5)     In the event this Contest is cancelled or terminated, pursuant to subparagraph (3) or (4), Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to select a winner from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein.

6)     SPONSOR AND PRIZE PROVIDERS MAKE NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR GUARANTEES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, AS REGARDS THIS PROMOTION OR THE MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR ANY COMPONENT OF ANY PRIZE.

7)     CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

8)     The value(s) of the prize(s) set forth above represent Sponsor’s good faith determination of the approximate retail value(s) thereof; the actual fair market value(s) as ultimately determined by Sponsor are final and binding and cannot be challenged or appealed.  In the event the stated approximate retail value(s) of a prize is more than the actual fair market value of that prize, the difference will not be awarded in cash or otherwise.  No substitution or compensation will be given for any portion of the prize that is not used.

Privacy Policies and Data Collections

Information provided by you for this Giveaway during the entry process is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy located at http://www.bakespace.com/loginjoin/faq/#legal. By entering this Giveaway, each entrant agrees that the Sponsor has the right to contact the entrant via email address used to submit entry to administer and fulfill this Promotion.

LIST OF WINNERS: Screen names (and corresponding images) of all winners will be posted on the “Food Brings You Home” recipe Contest page within the Website.  To obtain a list of winners, you may also e-mail us at [email protected] after January 1, 2015, or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope postmarked by March 1, 2014 to: BakeSpace.com, ATTN: Food Brings You Home Recipe Contest Winners List, 7510 Sunset Blvd, Suite 1150, Los Angeles, CA 90046.

 

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