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Terms and conditions


NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

ELIGIBILITY. The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry Employees or consultants of Halo Top and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of such employee or consultant are not eligible. The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law, or where any terms, conditions, or prerequisites for sweepstakes required by law have not been met.

SPONSOR. The Contest is sponsored by Eden Creamery LLC d/b/a Halo Top Creamery (“Sponsor”).

AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES. Participation in the Contest constitutes entrants’ full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.  Entrant acknowledges that there will be approximately 25 entries, if not more, and odds of winning are dependent on the amount of actual entries.

CONTEST PERIOD. The Contest begins on 10:00 AM PST on June 1, 2017 and ends 9:59 AM PST on June 30, 2017 (“Contest Period”).  Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Period will be disqualified.

HOW TO ENTER. 

No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win this Contest. To enter the Contest, using entrant’s Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter account, entrant must:

  • For Instagram entry - follow Halo Top’s Instagram account, and post photo of golden seal with #HaloTopGoldenSeal on personal account; or
  • For Facebook entry - like Halo Top’s Facebook page, and post photo of golden seal with #HaloTopGoldenSeal on personal account; or
  • For Twitter entry- Follow Halo Top’s Twitter account, and tweet photo of golden seal with #HaloTopGoldenSeal on personal account.

To enter without making a purchase, use the above instructions, but post a selfie of you with a Halo Top pint without opening the carton or seal.

LIMITATIONS ON ENTRIES. Limit of one (1) entry per person. Limit one (1) prize per winning game code and one (1) prize per household. All entries, including the right to like, comment, share, or repost in any manner, become the property of Sponsors. Sponsors are not required to preserve follows, likes, and/or comments. Entries that are incomplete, in poor taste, or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Sponsor. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Winner may not substitute or transfer prizes.  We reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event a prize is unavailable.  Prizes are not redeemable for cash.  All taxes on prizes are winners’ responsibility.

 PRIZE & WINNER SELECTION. Five (5) prize winners will be announced every week during the Contest Period, specifically on June 4, June 11, June 18, and June 25, 2017 by 9:59 AM PST. Five winners will be randomly selected by Sponsor from posting during the prior week for all of Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Each weekly winner will receive the following:

A VIP package containing one pint each of all 17 flavors of Halo Top ice cream, shipped to winner at no cost to winner.

Additionally, Five (5) finalist prize winners will be announced on July 3, 2017 by 9:59 AM PST. These finalists will be randomly selected by Sponsor from posting during the entire month of the Contest Period for all of Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Each finalist prize winner will receive the following:

A branded freezer and a year supply of Halo Top ice cream, shipped to winner at no cost to winner.

The winners will be notified via message on either Instagram, Facebook or Twitter on June 9, June 16, June 23, and June 30, 2017 by 10:00 AM PST. Sponsor reserves the right to use additional means to contact winner, at its sole discretion.  If a winner does not respond to notification from Sponsor as a winner by 5:00 PM PST on the following day of Sponsor’s notification, then the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be randomly selected from the remaining eligible entries.

Prize winners may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and a Publicity Release. Prize may be forfeited if the Prize winner: (i) cannot be reached; (ii) does not respond to the notification within the time provided herein; or (iii) cannot accept or receive the Prize for any reason. Non-compliance with these Official Rules may result in disqualification.

Prize and Approximate Retail Values (“ARV”)/Odds of winning. The approximate retail value of the weekly VIP package prizes is $85.00.  The Odds of winning the weekly VIP package is 20 out of an unknown number of entries. The approximate retail value of the finalist prizes is $1,040.00. The Odds of winning the finalist prizes is 5 out of an unknown number of entries.

Consumer Disclosure. The actual retail value of the weekly VIP prizes is $85.00, and of the finalist prizes is $1,040.00. Twenty (20) weekly VIP prizes will be awarded and five (5) finalist prizes will be awarded. The Odds of winning the weekly VIP prizes is 20 out of an unknown number of entries, and the Odds of winning the finalist prizes is 5 out of an unknown number of entries.

GENERAL CONDITIONS. By choosing to participate in the Contest, each Contest participant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to elect not to proceed with the Contest for any reason whatsoever or for no reason. The 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 Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys’ fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

PERMISSIONS. Except where prohibited by law, entry constitutes permission to use entrant and winners’ names, hometown cities and states, voices, likenesses, entries for online posting, and/or any advertising and publicity in any form without additional compensation.  Winners may also be required to sign and return a release of liability, declaration of eligibility and, where lawful, a publicity consent agreement, as conditions of receiving a prize.  Failure to comply with the aforementioned conditions shall be grounds for forfeiture of a prize.  In such a case, an alternate winner will be selected at random from the eligible entries.

RELEASE & LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY. By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to forever and irrevocably release and hold harmless the Sponsor and each of its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Contest, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim, cause of action, or proceeding arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service 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 transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application the processing of entries application downloads or in any Contest-related materials; (f) ambiguity with respect to these Official Rules; or (g) any injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or acceptance, receipt, use or misuse of any prizes (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, if any, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees. 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 Contest. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

EACH WINNER AGREES TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD SPONSOR HARMLESS FROM ANY AND ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, RIGHTS, CLAIMS AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM, IN CONNECTION WITH, OR AS A RESULT OF PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST OR THE WINNER’S ACCEPTANCE OR USE OF ANY PRIZE.

Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaim any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any Prize furnished in connection with the Contest. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. 

DISPUTES.

In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an online participant, the authorized account holder of the email address used will be deemed to be the participant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet Access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

THIS PROMOTION IS GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA AND THE FORUM AND VENUE FOR ANY DISPUTE SHALL BE IN THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CALIFORNIA. IF THE CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM IS NOT OTHERWISE RESOLVED THROUGH DIRECT DISCUSSIONS OR MEDIATION, IT SHALL THEN BE RESOLVED BY FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS ARBITRATION RULES AND PROCEDURES OR SUBSEQUENT VERSIONS THEREOF (“AAA RULES”). THE AAA RULES FOR SELECTION OF AN ARBITRATOR SHALL BE FOLLOWED, EXCEPT THAT THE ARBITRATOR SHALL BE EXPERIENCED AND LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN CALIFORNIA. ALL PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH WILL BE CONDUCTED IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CALIFORNIA. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT, SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED, INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF. ENTRANTS AGREE THAT THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ANY ENTRANT AND/OR PROMOTION ENTITIES AND/OR ANY OTHER PARTY SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION. ANY DEMAND FOR ARBITRATION MUST BE FILED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR FROM THE END OF THE PROMOTION PERIOD, OR THE CAUSE OF ACTION SHALL BE FOREVER BARRED.

INQUIRIES OR QUESTIONS. Any inquiries or questions regarding this Contest, other than a request for the names of the winners, may be made by sending the inquiry by e-mail to [email protected]  

WINNERS LIST. To obtain a list of the winners’ names, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Eden Creamery LLC (d/b/a Halo Top Creamery), Attn: The Gold Side of Things Winners, 4470 W. Sunset Blvd., #90182, Los Angeles, CA 90027. A list of winners will be available for at least six months after prizes are awarded.