OFFICIAL RULES ("Official Rules")
NO PURCHASE OR DONATION IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR DONATION DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.
Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who sign up at https://dash.so.camp/campaign/dog-stories-2018 and who are 21 years or older as of the date of entry. The Campaign is only open to legal residents of Pennsylvania, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Eight Oaks Craft Distillers (herein Eight Oaks) or Tails of Valor, Paws of Honor Program, Inc. (herein TOV), 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. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
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 Eight Oaks and TOV as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.
Campaign Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on June 15, 2018 at 12:00 AM EST and ending August 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST. All online entries must be received by August 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST.
How to Enter: The Campaign must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided athttps://dash.so.camp/campaign/dog-stories-2018 . 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 Eight Oaks and TOV. You must provide the information requested. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Eight Oaks and TOV.
Prizes: The Winners of the Campaign (the "Winners") will be chosen to receive one of the following prizes:
One (1) Grand Prize:
Three (3) Top Dog Prizes:
· Lisa Lake Photo + Design Custom Dog Photo Shoot ($150 value).
· Livewell Integrated Health complimentary acupuncture treatment ($125 value).
· Rooted Salon gift certificate ($100 value).
Six (6) Voter's Choice Prizes:
· Barkley's Bakery dog treats collection ($50 value).
· Ignosh Insurance dog toys collection ($50 value).
· Living Things Pet Store gift certificate ($50 value).
· Sage Alley Brewery & Grille two (2) gift certificates ($25 value each)
· Priority Dog gift certificate toward daycare or boarding ($50 value)
Ultimate Fundraiser Prize: Eight Oaks House Party ($800 value) - A three (3) hour house party at residence of winner staffed by Eight Oaks, including two (2) signature cocktails and Eight Oaks spirits tasting for up to 10 people.
Free Treats Random Giveaways:
· Eight Oaks shot glasses, flasks, T-shirts.
· Seven (7) books autographed by author John Grogan ($6.99 - $26 value).
· Wanamakers General Store gift certificate ($25 value).
· Sage Alley Brewery & Grille logoed T-shirt, and pilsner glasses.
· Alices Natural Nibbles 100% natural dehydrated treats.
· The BARK five (5) subscriptions ($18 value each).
· Halo, Purely for Pets four (4) sampler dry/canned/treat packs
(Senior $35 value, Puppy $66 value, Adult $55 value, Small Breed $45 value)
Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by Eight Oaks and TOV. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at Eight Oaks and TOV's discretion. 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. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Eight Oaks and TOV to use Winner's name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Winner Selection, Notification and Requirements of Potential Winners: Winners will be selected on or about September 3, 2018. Grand and Top Dog Winners will be selected by Eight Oaks staff based on best quality photo, most expressive and/or emotionally evocative image, and most inspiring and/or entertaining dog stories. Final selection and judging will be at the discretion of Eight Oaks and TOV. The winners of the popular vote are the five (5) entries with the most votes at the end of the voting period. Should there be a tie, the tie-breaking process will be as follows: (1) the entry with the most (overall total) social shares; (2) the entry with the most votes on the last day of voting; (3) coin toss. Winners will be notified by e-mail within five (5) days following selection of Winners. At the discretion of Eight Oaks and TOV, winners of a Grand Prize or Top Dog Prize may be deemed ineligible to also receive a Voter's Choice award, and forfeit their prize to the next eligible entrant. One (1) Ultimate Fundraiser prize will be determined by the individual who raises the most money for the Eight Oaks/TOV fundraiser on Crowdrise. To be eligible, the fundraiser must be set up on the Eight Oaks Dog Stories campaign page at https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/the-eight-oaks-distillery-dog-stories-campaign . Random giveaways will be chosen weekly during the promotion and announced in the Dog Stories e-newsletter as well as via email to selected recipients. YOU do NOT have to enter Dog Stories Contest to be eligible for Top Fundraiser Prize or random giveaways. Eight Oaks reserves the right to place limitations on the eligible dates and times to fulfill either the VIP Experience and the House Party. Eight Oaks and TOV shall have no liability for Winners' failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winners' provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functionin9g contact information. If a Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 5 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. Receipt by Winners of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNERs (AT EIGHT OAK AND TOV'S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER'S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that Eight Oaks and TOV, anyone acting on behalf of Eight Oaks and TOV, and Eight Oak and TOV's 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. 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 Eight Oaks and TOV. 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 Eight Oaks and TOV from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Eight Oaks and TOV may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party's right.
Terms & Conditions: Eight Oaks and TOV reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Eight Oaks and TOV's control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, Eight Oaks and TOV may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Eight Oaks and TOV. Eight Oaks and TOV 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. Eight Oaks and TOV 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, Eight Oaks and TOV reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Eight Oaks and TOV 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: (i) such entrant's participation in the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
THIS Campaign IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF the United States AND Pennsylvania, 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 Lehigh County, Pennsylvania 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.
Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner's names or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Tails of Valor, Paws of Honor Program, Inc., P.O. Box 127, Coopersburg, PA 18036. Requests must be received no later than September 30, 2018 at 11:59 pm EST.
Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Campaign is Tails of Valor, Paws of Honor Program, Inc., P.O. Box 127, Coopersburg, PA 18036, United States and Eight Oaks Craft Distillers, 7189 Route 309, New Tripoli, PA 18066, United States.
The Campaign hosted by Eight Oaks and TOV is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.
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You will always own your entry, BUT, by submitting your entry here, you grant us an irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable license to copy, store, display your entry. Use of the entry may be by us or our Sponsors or Partners in any way including but not limited to: (i) displayed on any of our sites, (ii) used in connection with marketing, promotion and/or advertising (iii) shared in social media and/or in any other form of media. Any use of the images will be in our sole discretion with no compensation owed to you or any other person or entity featured in the submission. This license you grant to us includes, but is not limited to, the right to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform, and publicly display all or any portion or component of the contents of the entry.
CONTESTANT'S WAIVER AND RELEASE: By entering the Contest, you release and hold harmless us, our Partners and/or Sponsors and any participating prize providers, as well as any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agencies (collectively, the "Promoting Entities"), against any and all claims, demands and liabilities arising out of or relating to the Contest, User's (and each individual member of User's) participation in the Contest and/or any Contest-related activity, including, without limitation, from winner's use or misuse of a prize or any portion thereof. Winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Contest and/or use/redemption of any prize.
Don't Cheat. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or similar methods of participation/voting will void all such submissions/votes by such methods. DISQUALIFICATION
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ORGANIZATION: Tails of Valor, Paws of Honor Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization formed under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with its branch office at P.O. Box 127, Coopersburg, PA 18036. Eight Oaks Craft Distillers is a Veteran-owned farm distillery located at 7189 Route 309, New Tripoli, PA 18066.
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Please send any DMCA notice to our email address: firstname.lastname@example.org please put "DMCA NOTICE" in the subject line. Or mail via USPS, first class postage paid, to EIGHT OAKS CRAFT DISTILLERY - DMCA NOTICE, ATTN DOG STORIES/S. HARTMAN., 7189 PA-309, New Tripoli, PA 18066.
DOG STORIES is a campaign sponsored by Eight Oaks Craft Distillers in partnership with local businesses.