Compliance with Applicable Laws and Regulations
No purchase, payment, or other financial contribution is necessary to enter or win any of our sweepstakes. All of our sweepstakes include a mechanism of entry that is completely free. Free entries have the identical chance of winning as entries earned through other mechanisms. Applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations govern the sweepstakes as well. Certain jurisdictions may prohibit Sweepstakes of this sort or may prohibit persons from entering Sweepstakes. Our Sweepstakes or the entries are void in those jurisdictions where prohibited.
Hierarchy of Rules
Each Sweepstakes has its own specific rules detailing the prize, entry window, minimum required donations and other important details. Those specific rules control over any conflict in these Rules. These Rules control over any conflict in the Terms and Conditions.
Our Sweepstakes are open to all natural persons who are legal residents of the United States of America, who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry. Void outside of the United States of America and where prohibited. Users who may only win one prize within a 12-month period. Worldbeat Culinary employees, officers, directors and any of their immediate family members are not eligible to enter any Sweepstakes or win any prizes. Anyone who violates or attempts to violate these Rules, the Terms or the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes will be disqualified and may be subject to criminal or civil prosecution orpenalties. Prizes are non-transferable. The transfer of a prize by anineligible person to an eligible person is strictly prohibited.
How To Enter
All Sweepstakes will have specific rules outlining the entry window. All entries must be received within the entry window in order to be considered. Users can enter Sweeptakes by purchasing entries or by utilizing the “No Purchase Necessary” offering. Users who utilize the “No Purchase Necessary” offering will receive 100 entries into that Sweepstakes. Users may utilize the “No Purchase Necessary” once per twenty-four hour period, however, a user’s total number of paid and free entries cannot exceed the applicable maximum number of entries for that Sweepstakes. Incomplete, illegible, or untimely entries are void and ineligible. Each Sweepstake will include a minimum number of total entries. If the minimum number of total entries are not met, the Sweepstakes shall be cancelled and all purchased entries will be returned. Users will be able to use returned entries for future Sweepstakes. Each Sweepstake will include a maximum number of entries per user. Any entries submitted by a single user above the maximum will be void and ineligible. If Worldbeat Culinary determines in its sole discretion that the user intentionally attempted to circumvent the maximum number of entries (e.g. using multiple accounts), the user may be banned and all entries shall be voided. The use or attempted use of any automated or programmed or other non-manual entry method is strictly prohibited. The use of such methods will result in all of that user’s entries being voided and the user being banned.
Winners will be randomly drawn from all eligible entries received. The drawing will occur within thirty (30) days of the end of the entry window. The odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received. Winners will be contacted using the email address on file. If a winner fails to respond to the notification email within forty-eight (48)hours with all requested information, the winner may be disqualified and in such a situation will forfeit any claim to the prize. The winner may be required to confirm their eligibility and/or execute and return certain required documents within the timeframe specified by Worldbeat Culinary. Failure to do so may result in the forfeiture of the prize. For a list of winners, please contact us at Help@worldbeat.com The list of winners will be available for a running ninety (90) day period.
Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of any prize also constitutes the winner’s express agreement and consent for Us to use Winner’s name, city and state of residence, photographs or other likenesses, testimonials, biographical information, and/or statements made by the user. The winner grants Worldbeat Culinary a worldwide and perpetual license for any and all purposes, including, but not limited to, advertising. Winner agrees to confirm this consent in writing if requested.
Prizes cannot be transferred or substituted, except as noted below. Notwithstanding the specific rules on any sweepstakes page, Worldbeat Culinary, in our sole and absolute discretion, may either (a) award the prize specified in such specific rules (b) substitute a prize of equal or greater value or (c) award a cash amount as determined by Worldbeat Culinary in our reasonable discretion. If a prize is awarded in cash pursuant to this section, the winner may receive such cash amount in equal successive, monthly installments over twenty-five (25) years.
Unless explicitly stated otherwise, all prizes are awarded as is, without any representations or warranties, and cannot be transferred, sold, substituted, or redeemed for cash by the winner. Worldbeat Culinary reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value in our sole discretion. Prize may be subject to availability restrictions in certain jurisdictions based on licensing, import, or distribution regulations or other legal restrictions. In such circumstances, the winner may be required to take a cash alternative instead. Some restrictions may apply.
Winners are solely responsible for all taxes (including any required withholdings), costs, and fees associated with prize receipt, ownership, and/or use. Winners may be required to complete and return an IRSW-9 form, W8-BEN, or other applicable forms. All winners that receive a prize will be issued a Form 1099 to extent required by applicable law. You will be responsible for any taxes resulting from winning or entering into a sweepstakes. Any and all costs, fees, and expenses not expressly stated in the prize description are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Any difference between the approximate retail value and the actual value will not be awarded.
Only the type and quantity of prizes described in these Rules will be awarded. If, due to printing, production, or human errors, or for any reason, more potential winners in any prize category come forward seeking to claim prizes in excess of the number of each type of prize as set forth in these Rules, the winners, or remaining winners, as the case may be, of the advertised number of prizes available in the prize category in question may be selected in a random drawing from among all persons making purportedly valid claims for such prize(s) in that prize category. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each participant's sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances.
Specific Rules for Car Giveaways
If a prize of a Sweepstakes is a vehicle, the Winner is subject to the following terms. Prize may be subject to restrictions based on licensing, import or other availability in certain states or locations. The Winner will be required to obtain the required insurance for the vehicle prior to accepting delivery. Winner will be required to provide a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. Delivery must be accepted at a location that we select, in our sole discretion. We shall, in our sole discretion, determine the features, addons, colors (both interior and exterior) of the prize vehicle. Not with standing the manufacturer’s standard limited warranty, We make no guarantee or warranty regarding the vehicle, including but not limited to its fitness for a particular purpose, it’s quality, or condition. Prize vehicles are provided as is. The Winner is not eligible for any promotional rebates or discounts offered by the dealership or manufacturer. In the event the prize vehicle is unavailable for any reason, Winner may be required to take cash or a replacement vehicle or prize of similar value instead. As with all Prizes, the Winner may be subject to withholding taxes which the Winner may be required to provide to Us prior to receiving the Prize. In the event, Winner fails to provide the required documentation, or otherwise meet the requirements of this section, We may declare the Winner void and select a new Prize Winner.
To the fullest extent possible, our Terms and Conditions apply to these Rules and all of our Sweepstakes. This includes, but is not limited to, indemnification, arbitration, release and limitation of liability clauses.
It is the user's responsibility to ensure compliance in all respects with these Rules and any applicable laws and regulations. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who acts with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
Worldbeat Culinary reserves the right, without prior noticed at any time, to terminate a sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend a sweepstakes, or any portion thereof, in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the sweepstakes is impaired or corrupted or that fraud, breach of confidentiality, or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the sweepstakes. In the event Worldbeat Culinary is prevented from continuing with a Sweepstakes by any event beyond our control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health or other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal, state or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within our control (each a" Force Majeure" event or occurrence), then subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Worldbeat Culinary shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the sweepstakes.
These Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with law by a duly authorized representative of Worldbeat Culinary. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or other wise unenforceable or illegal, these Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.