This Sweepstakes is sponsored by De Longhi America Inc., doing business as ‘De’Longhi’ (“De’Longhi”, “Sponsor”, “we”, “our” or “us”). By entering, participating or accepting a prize or award, each entrant (“you”, “your”) unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules as a legally binding and enforceable contract. A copy of these Official Rules is available at https://www.delonghi.com/en-us/delonghi-events-official-rules.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE: The Sweepstakes is open only to individuals who are at least 18 years of age and who are legal residents of the United States. Officers, directors, employees, managers and owners of the Sponsor, its parent, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, as well as its and/or their advertising and promotional agencies, suppliers, contractors, vendors and licensees (the “Sponsor Entities”), and any immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings and children) or individuals residing in the same household as any these individuals are not eligible to enter or participate in the Sweepstakes or to win or be awarded a prize.
ENTRY PERIOD & DEADLINE: The Sweepstakes entry period begins on November 15, 2023 at 12:01:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time (“ET”) and will end at 11:59:59 p.m. ET, on 29, 2023 (the “entry period”) and your entry must be received by us before the end of the entry period in order to be entered and eligible to win. Proof of your submission or transmission of an entry will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by us within the entry period and we are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified. The date and time of our actual receipt of your entry, as recorded by our systems, is the sole and exclusive mechanism by which your entry will be considered received or not received within the entry period.
HOW TO ENTER: No purchase is necessary to enter or win. During the entry period, if you are an eligible individual, simply 1. Follow @delonghi.na on Instagram, 2. Follow @brendanfallis and @fallis.studios on Instagram. 3. Comment on any De’Longhi Holiday Gift Guide social post with your favorite holiday ritual or tradition. No other methods of entry are or will be accepted. Entries will be deemed made by the identifiable owner of the email account applicable to the submission of the entry, at the time the entry is submitted. In the event of a dispute, entrant may be required to provide proof that she or he is the owner or authorized holder of the identified account.There is a limit of only one (1) entry per person and if you submit or attempt to submit more than one (1) entry, we have the right to disqualify you and any and all entries you have submitted or attempted to submit and you will be ineligible to participate or win a prize.
PRIZES: One lucky winner will be awarded the La Specialista Arte Evo Espresso Machine (original price valued at: $749.95, although sale prices may be lower at times), Fallis Studios Espresso Cups, Set of 2 (original price valued at $22.00, although sale prices may be lower at times), Double-Wall Cold Brew Glasses, Set of 2 (original price valued at $24.95, although sale prices may be lower at times), Coperao Signature Whole Coffee Beans, 1 Bag (original price valued at $17.99, although sale prices may be lower at times), Honduras Specialty Coffee Beans, 1 Bag (original price valued at $16.99, although sale prices may be lower at times), Stainless Steel Milk Frothing Jug (original price valued at $34.95, although sale prices may be lower at times), Coffee Knock Box (original price valued at $39.95, although sale prices may be lower at times) and a Fallis Studios Blanket (original price valued at $300.00, although sale prices may be lower at times). We reserve the right to substitute the prize for a prize award of equal or greater value. Since the value of the prize is in excess of $600, we are required to issue an IRS Form 1099-MISC to you, sending a copy to the IRS, in an amount equal to the fair market value of the prize you received, inclusive of sales or other transaction taxes that would otherwise apply to you.
All taxes and/or other costs and expenses associated with the acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of any prize that is not expressly specified in these Official Rules are the sole responsibility of the winner. We cannot be, are not and will not be responsible if the winner of the prize is unable to accept or use the prize, due to any failure to qualify or comply with these Official Rules or restrictions imposed by law, regulation or other rules or requirements that apply to a winner or prospective winner’s acceptance, receipt or use of any prize award. If the prize winner fails to comply with any applicable restrictions, requirements or rules, or fails to comply with these Official Rules in any way, the prize winner may be disqualified and will forfeit any prize award. Except for our right to substitute a prize of equivalent or greater value, no prizes may be transferred, substituted or exchanged, nor cash equivalent allowed.
WINNER SELECTION & NOTIFICATION: Drawing for the prizes will take place on or about December 1, 2023 and will be conducted by the Sponsor and we will begin attempting to contact the potential winners a few days after the potential winner is selected. We will select the potential prize winner at random from the eligible entries received during the entry period and attempt to notify the potential prize winner using the contact information provided in connection with the individual’s entry. If the initially selected potential prize winner (a) cannot be notified within five (5) days after the drawing or (b) receives our notification but fails to respond to us or provide the information and documentation required by these Official Rules within seven (7) days of being notified, or (c) in the event of non-compliance with any of these Official Rules at any time, the potential prize winner will forfeit receiving any prize, and an alternate potential prize winner will be selected at random from the remaining eligible entries received. Being declared the prize winner and being awarded a prize is contingent upon your compliance with and fulfilling all Sweepstakes rules and requirements and we may disqualify you if you fail to do so.
The decisions of the Sponsor in all respects applicable to the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, eligibility of entrants, entries, selection of potential prize winners, compliance with these Official Rules and award of prizes, are and will be final and binding in all respects.
DISCLAIMER & RELEASE: By entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant: (i) assumes responsibility for all risks and liability for any damages, losses or injury sustained, incurred, caused or claimed to be caused as a result of participation in the Sweepstakes and/or the acceptance, awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of any prize; and (ii) releases and agrees to indemnify and hold the Sponsor Entities harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, liability, costs and expenses based on any demand, claim or cause of action associated with and/or arising out of participating in the Sweepstakes and/or the acceptance, awarding, receipt, benefit from and/or use (or misuse) of all or any portion of the prize, including, but not limited to, claims based on rights of privacy and/or publicity.
Each prize winner, prior to being awarded a prize must deliver to us a fully completed and properly executed Affidavit of Eligibility & Liability Release Form prior to being entitled to the award of a prize.
DISPUTES: The interpretation and validity, all issues involving or related to these Official Rules and this Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, the rights and obligations of the parties, shall be construed, enforced and governed exclusively by the substantive laws of the State of New Jersey, without reference to any conflict of laws principles that might result in the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction. By entering, participating or accepting a prize, each entrant is agreeing that: (1) all decisions and determinations of the Sponsor are final and binding for all purposes relating to or associated with the Sweepstakes; (2) any and all disputes, claims, controversies and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved with you individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the Federal or State Courts located in the State of New Jersey; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards to you shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes not to exceed $100, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will you or anyone claiming under or through you, be permitted to seek, claim or obtain a judgment awarding, and you hereby waive all rights to claim, any indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive, special, exemplary and/or any other damages, regardless of the form of action or basis of the claim and whether or not foreseeable and regardless of whether a party has been notified of the possibility of such damages.