Tootsie Roll Industries Social Media Giveaway Rules
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
Our giveaways are open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least thirteen (13) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Tootsie Roll Industries and other companies associated with the promotion of the Giveaway, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Giveaway is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Our Giveaways are sponsored by Tootsie Roll Industries, located at 7401 South Cicero Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60629.
3. Agreement to Official Rules
Participation in the Giveaway constitutes entrants full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein. One entry per person unless otherwise stated.
4. Prize Drawing
The Sponsor will select a winner(s) at random from all eligible entries received. The odds of being selected depend on the number of entries received. The Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner via the application(s) the giveaway was presented through. If the permanent United States shipping address of the drawn entrant was not provided in the original entry, the potential winner must respond within fourteen (14) days after the date where contact was attempted. Otherwise, the prize will be shipped to the shipping adress provded in the entry form. Prizes will not be redrawn.
For giveaways with multiple prizes offered and the specific prize won is not immediately revealed, we are unable to take request to trade the prize awarded.
5. Winner Notification
The Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner via the application(s) the giveaway was presented through. The potential winner must respond within fourteen (14) days after the date where contact was attempted. Prizes will not be redrawn.
6. Deadlines For Claiming Prizes
For giveaways hosted on a site where the entrant provides their US shipping address, the winner will not need to claim their prize. Prize will be shipped to the address provided in the entrant's form. For all other giveaways, prizes must be claimed within 14 days and winners should receive their prize within 4 to 6 weeks from the end of the promotion. In case of damage or non-receipt, winners must notify sponsor within 90 days of originally claiming their prize.
7. General Conditions
In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Giveaway is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Giveaway is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Giveaway to address the impairment and then resume the Giveaway in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Giveaway and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorney’s fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
8. Release and Limitations of Liability
By participating in the Giveaway, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Giveaway, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Giveaway or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Giveaway, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Giveaway; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Giveaway, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Giveaway, the announcement of the winner, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application the processing of entries application downloads or in any Giveaway-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Giveaway or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Giveaway, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney’s fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveaway. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Giveaway or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Cook County, Illinois. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Illinois, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Cook County, Illinois.
Physical addresses are collected entirely for giveaway purposes and will not be used beyond prize fulfillment for the giveaways each entrant has participated in. Names and email addresses may be used to send notification of similar future giveaways or Social Media promotions.
11. Facebook Disclaimer
This Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. You are providing your information to Tootsie Roll Industries and not to Facebook. The information you provide will be used as outlined above.
12. Twitter Disclaimer
This Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter. You are providing your information to Tootsie Roll Industries and not to Twitter. The information you provide will be used as outlined above.
13. Instagram Disclaimer
This Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. You are providing your information to Tootsie Roll Industries and not to Instagram. The information you provide will be used as outlined above.
14. TikTok Disclaimer
This Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with TikTok. You are providing your information to Tootsie Roll Industries and not to TikTok. The information you provide will be used as outlined above.