Sonoma-Cutrer Holiday Tree Lighting Sweepstakes



SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sonoma-Cutrer Holiday Tree Lighting Sweeps (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 9:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on December 3, 2021 and ends at 12:00 AM ET on December 9, 2021 (“Sweepstakes Period”).

  1. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States who are 21 years of age or older as of the date of entry. Void where prohibited or restricted by law, regulation, rule, or otherwise. Employees, officers and directors of Brown-Forman Corporation (“Sponsor”), its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies (aforementioned individuals and organizations collectively (“Sweepstakes Entities”), alcoholic beverage wholesalers and retailers, and the immediate family members (spouses and siblings, children and parents and their spouses, regardless of where they live) or members of the same households (whether related or not) of such individuals are not eligible. Sponsor’s determinations of eligibility are final and may be made at any time.
  2. TO ENTER: To prepare to participate in the Sweepstakes: Enter to for a chance to win a gift basket by submitting an RSVP ‘Yes’ for Sonoma-Cutrer’s Holiday Tree Lighting Virtual Event here: Limit one (1) entry per person. RSVP up until the end of day December 8, 2020 to be entered into the drawing. Employees of Brown-Forman and third party partners are not eligible. Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes participant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding. Entries and other submitted material become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Late entries will be void and ineligible. Purported proof of submission of entry does not constitute proof of receipt of entry. By participating, each entrant warrants and represents that all personal information associated with his/her participation is truthful, current and accurate, and is his/her own information. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated maximum number of entries by using multiple/different identities, registrations, or logins, or through any other methods, may void all of that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Entries which are incomplete or do not conform to all requirements will be disqualified. Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Sweepstakes. It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to notify the Sponsor in writing if the entrant changes his or her contact information during the Sweepstakes. In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the person who actually submitted an entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor's satisfaction, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible.
  3. RANDOM DRAWINGS/PRIZE DESCRIPTION/ODDS: THere will be three (3) Prizes awarded. Live on the Virtual Event on December 9th, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing to select three (3) Potential Winners. Prize consists of: one Sonoma-Cutrer gift basket with various branded items and treats, totalling to $193 ARV. Beverage alcohol is not part of Prize. Potential Winner must be a present on the Virtual Event to be awarded. Potential Winner must be at least 21 years old and may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability release. Winner may be required to enter his/her date of birth and provide other information too. WInner may be required to share their physical address for mail delivery of the Prize . Odds of winning depends on the number of eligible entries received.
  4. WINNER NOTIFICATION/VERIFICATION/ADDITIONAL PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Potential winner will be notified by email or phone to verify his/her eligibility and ability to accept the prize. Any such message will instruct the potential winner to reply as instructed within 1 full business day (measured in the local time zone) after the time that the notification message was left. Potential winner must reply as instructed within such 1 full business day period, or he/she will be disqualified. In Sponsor’s sole discretion, such potential winner may only be notified one time as set forth above for attempted prize notification. At Sponsor’s sole discretion, potential winner may be required to complete a notarized affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and (where legal) a publicity release, which must be returned, along with a copy of potential winner’s government-issued photo identification as proof of age, within the time period specified in potential winner’s notification letter. Proof of identity, age, and legal residence may be required to claim a prize. Any winner or potential winner may be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion if: (a) he/she fails to reply as instructed within the required time period; (b) he/she fails to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof of age, identity and residency; (c) he/she fails to complete and return any required documents by the date specified in his/her notification message/letter; (d) if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or (e) he/she is a Brown-Forman employee or employee of a third party partner (f) he/she fails to comply with any of the terms of these Official Rules. In the event of disqualification of a winner, at Sponsor’s sole discretion the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner selected from among the remaining applicable eligible entries via the means of winner determination described herein, pending verification of eligibility. If any prize remains unclaimed after several potential winners have been notified for that prize, the prize may remain unawarded, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. No responsibility is assumed by Sponsor for any incorrect or missing contact information associated with an entry, or any change of contact information after entry submission. Any prize details not specified will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Prize is not transferable. Unless otherwise specified herein, no prize substitution except at Sponsor’s sole discretion due to unavailability, in which case a prize of comparable or greater value will be awarded. All other costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of a prize not specified herein as being awarded are winner’s sole responsibility. Sponsor will not replace any lost, damaged or stolen prizes. Taxes on prizes and all expenses related to acceptance and use of prizes and not specified are the sole responsibility of the winner.
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GENERAL CONDITIONS: The Sweepstakes Entities, and alcoholic beverage wholesalers and retailers, together with the employees, officers, directors, and agents of each (aforementioned individuals and organizations collectively, the “Released Parties”) are not responsible and shall not be liable for: (a) failures or malfunctions of phones (including wireless phones/handsets), phone lines or telephone systems or other communications malfunctions; cellular equipment towers, telephone systems or wireless services; (b) interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections including those through and/or by the Website; (c) electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind, including without limitation, server malfunction or by any human error which may occur in the processing of entries; (d) failed, garbled, lost, misrouted or scrambled transmissions; (e) any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in any transmission or communication or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, technical, electronic, cellular telephone related or otherwise; (f) traffic congestion on the Internet or for any technical problem, including but not limited to any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer or wireless phone/handset related to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes; (g) late, lost, incomplete, damaged, or misdirected entries, messages, or postage-due mail; (h) any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted; or (i) printing errors in Sweepstakes / advertising materials. By entering and participating, entrants agree to: (a) abide by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes; (b) the use of their names, photographs, testimonials or other likeness and/or prize information or personal exposition (and/or any edited portion thereof) by Sponsor and its designee(s) for promotional, advertising and/or publicity purposes in any media, now or hereafter known throughout the universe in perpetuity, including but not limited to the posting of their names on the Website, without compensation or notice to, or further consent of, to the winner to the extent permitted by law; and (c) to release, discharge and hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind resulting from their participation in the Sweepstakes or their acceptance, use or misuse of any prize awarded in this Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage. Failure to comply with the Official Rules may result in disqualification at Sponsor’s sole discretion and selection of an alternate winner. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A SWEEPSTAKES ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND ITS DESIGNEES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH SWEEPSTAKES ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Internet entry must be made by the entrant only at the authorized web site address. Entries may not be made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originate at any unauthorized Internet web site, including, but not limited to, commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites. Any potential winner who entered by any of the prohibited methods described above will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or any website associated therewith; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of damage by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical limitations or failures, strikes, industry conditions, bankruptcy or liquidation, marketplace demands, applicable law, unforeseen obstacles, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, could corrupt, compromise, undermine, or otherwise affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, viability, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend all or any part of the Sweepstakes, and to select the winner from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of such cancellation, termination, modification, or suspension, as applicable, or to proceed in such a manner as may be deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor in its sole discretion.

7. DISPUTES/GOVERNING LAW: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees: (a) that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the Commonwealth of Kentucky; (b) that any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; (c) to hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; and (d) to waive any right to seek injunctive or equitable relief. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the Commonwealth of Kentucky or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

8. COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree and consent to Sponsor’s collection, use and retention of their personal information provided in their entries for all purposes related to the Sweepstakes (including, without limitation, processing and administering entries, sharing an entrant’s personal information with Sponsor’s service providers and contractors, as necessary to conduct and operate the Sweepstakes, communicating with and awarding prizes to winner, making public announcements about winner, and advertising, promoting and publicizing the Sweepstakes).

9. INDEMNITY: You agree to indemnify and hold the Released Parties harmless from any and all claims, damages, expenses, costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees) and liabilities (including settlements), brought or asserted by any third party against any of the Released Parties due to or arising out of your entry, or your conduct in creating an entry or otherwise in connection with this Sweepstakes, including but not limited to: claims for trademark infringement; copyright infringement; violation of an individual’s right of publicity or right of privacy; or defamation.

10. WINNER’S LIST: For the name of the winner (name, city, and state), mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by August 20th to: Sonoma-Cutrer Holiday Tree Lighting Virtual Sweeps, 850 Dixie Highway Louisville, KY 40210.

(Do NOT send sweepstakes entries to this address.)

Any third-party trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective trademark owners. The use or mention of any third-party trademarks is solely for descriptive purposes and shall in no way imply an endorsement or sponsorship of this Sweepstakes. The information you provide will only be used as described herein. Please direct any questions to Brown-Forman Corporation.

Sponsor: Brown-Forman Corporation, 850 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY 40210

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