“Decas Cranberry Products” Cookingwithriccis Giveaway

Official Rules


The “Decas Cranberry Products” Cookingwithriccis Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is intended for legal residents of the United States and shall only be construed and evaluated according to applicable U.S. law and state law. Do not enter this Sweepstakes if you are not located in the United States or are otherwise ineligible to enter in accordance with these Official Rules at the time of entry.

  1. PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The Decas Cranberry Products Giveaway begins on March 11th 2019 at 12:00 pm EST and ends on March 16th 2019 at 11:59pm EST.

The sponsor of this contest is Decas Cranberry Products. 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, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the Sweepstakes. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor may be reached by email at moliveira@decascranberry.com during the Promotion Period.

  1. Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open and offered only to legal residents (green card) of the lower 48 United States, D.C., who have reached the age of majority in his or her state of residence at the time of entry (the “Entrants”). Employees of Decas Cranberry Products, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Campaign. “Household Members” shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three months a year. “Immediate Family Members” shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
  1. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of Decas CranberryProducts as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Sweepstakes.
  1. Promotion Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on March 11th 2019 at 11:59pm EST and ending March 16th, 11:59pm, 2019, EST. All online entries must be received by March 16th, 11:59pm, 2019, EST.
  1. How to Enter: The Campaign must be entered by: 1. LIKE this Photo 2. TAG 3 friends 3. FOLLOW BOTH @decasfarms + @cookingwithriccis 4. COMMENT What’s your favorite way to eat cranberries? The giveaway runs for 5 days. Winner will be announced within 48 hours of contest closing via comment on original post and on instastories. Contest open US residents only. Must be 18 years to enter. This contest is in no way sponsored or affiliated with Instagram.

The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Decas Cranberry Products.

 You must provide the information requested. 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 Decas Cranberry Products.

  1. Prizes: Three (3) total winners of the Sweepstakes (the “Winners”) will receive:
  • One (1) bag of Paradise Meadow Cooking & Baking Cranberry Orange Julienne Cut Cranberries, that has an approximately retail value (“ARV”) $3.79.
  • One (1)  bag of Paradise Meadow Premium Dried Cranberries (“ARV”) $3.33
  • One (1)  bag of Paradise Meadow LeanCrans®, (“ARV”) $3.33
  • One (1) bag of Paradise Meadow Organic Cranberries (“ARV”) $3.33
  • One (1) Planet Box Rover Box ("ARV") $55.95

Each Prize package has a total value of $69.73. Total prize pool $209.19

All prizes will ship via UPS ground to a legal U.S. address in the lower 48 states. Only one prize per person and per household will be awarded. Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described in these Official Rules is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The ARV of the prize represents Sponsor’s good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Decas Cranberry Products to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

  1. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  1. Winner Selection and Notification: Winners will be selected by a random drawing under the supervision of Decas Cranberry Products on or about March 18, 2019. Winners will be notified by Instagram Direct Message at the handle provided in the Entry Information within two (2) days following selection of Winner. Decas Cranberry Products shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 15 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Potential Winners must accept prize via email and provide legal U.S. shipping address in the lower 48 states as directed by Sponsor within 15 days of notification. Sponsor is not responsible for any delay or failure to receive notification for any reason, including inactive email account(s), technical difficulties associated therewith, or Winner’s failure to adequately monitor any email account. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. The potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, and a Publicity Release. No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT DECAS CRANBERRY PRODUCTS‘S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
  1. Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that Decas Cranberry Products, anyone acting on behalf of Decas Cranberry Products, and Decas Cranberry Products’ licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. Optional verbiage for Contests: By entering this content, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of Decas Cranberry Products. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Decas Cranberry Products from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Decas Cranberry Products may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
  1. Terms & Conditions: Decas Cranberry Products reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Decas Cranberry Products’ control, corrupt, or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, Decas Cranberry Products may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Decas Cranberry Products. Decas Cranberry Products reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. Decas Cranberry Products has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, Decas Cranberry Products reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  1. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Decas Cranberry Products, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof. Cookingwriccis assumes no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, camera, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of any network or wireless service, the Internet or website or any combination thereof; (e) suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless or landline phone service; or (f) any injury or damage to participant’s or to any other person’s computer or mobile device which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes or download of any materials in the Sweepstakes.

If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part. In such event, Sponsor shall immediately suspend all drawings and prize awards, and Sponsor reserves the right to award any remaining prizes (up to the total ARV as set forth in these Official Rules) in a manner deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. Sponsor and Released Parties shall not have any further liability to any participant in connection with the Sweepstakes.

  1. Disputes: THIS Campaign IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF The United States of America AND The State of Massachusetts, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in The State of Massachusetts having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
  1. Privacy Policy: By entering the contest, you grant Sponsor permission to contact you with promotions and/or newsletters, which you may unsubscribe from at any time. Additionally, you grant Sponsor permission to share your email address and any other personally identifiable information with the other Contest Entities for the purpose of administration and prize fulfillment, including use in a publicly available Winners list.
  1. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Decas Cranberry Products, Inc., 4 Old Forge Drive, Carver, MA 02330. Requests must be received no later than March 18, 2019 11:59pm, EST.
  1. SOCIAL NETWORK DISCLAIMER: This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram. You understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook or Instagram.
  1. SPONSOR: Cooking with the Ricci's and Decas Cranberry Products

Decas Cranberry Products, Inc.
4 Old Forge Drive,
Carver, MA, 02330, USA