ARGO TEA® “COOLER GIVEAWAY” SWEEPSTAKES Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. 

A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.  You have not yet won. 

 

  1. HOW TO ENTER: Go into any participating Walgreens and purchase three (3) Argo Teas, then text 'Argo' to #35227 from your mobile device and follow the text reply prompts to upload a picture of your Walgreens register sales receipt. DATA RATES MAY APPLY Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 am (ET) on June 1, 2017 and ends at 11.59 pm (ET) on July 15, 2017 (the "Promotion Period").  Void where prohibited.  No Purchase Necessary entry: Mail a standard size 4” x 6” post card only with your name, mailing address, telephone, age and email address to: Argo Tea “Cooler Giveaway” Sweepstakes:  PO Box 4856, Mission Viejo, CA 92690-4856. Entries must be postmarked by July 15, 2017 and received by July 22, 2017. You may enter the Sweepstakes only one (1) time per day (i.e. once every twenty-four (24) hours) during the Promotion Period.  Mass produced entries will invalidate all entries. 

  2. ELIGIBILITY:  Sweepstakes is open to permanent legal US citizens: (i) who reside within the forty eight (48) conigiuious United States and District of Colombia only, (ii) are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry;and Employees, officers and directors of Arlo Tea, Inc. and Walgreens Co. and each of their affiliates, subsidiaries, sales representatives, wholesalers, distributors, retailers, printers, and advertising,  promotional agencies and the Sweepstakes Administrator, as well as members of the immediate families (parent, child, sibling and spouse) and households of each are not eligible to participate in or win a prize in the Sweepstakes.  Limit of one (1) prize may be won per person/household address in this sweepstakes. 

  3. PRIZES:  One Thousand (1,000) “Argo Tea® Cooler prizes will be awarded to one thousand (1,000) individual winners.  Each Argo® Cooler prize has an $8.00 Approximate Retail Value (ARV).  Total Value all prizes: $8,000. No cash redemptions. No prize substitution or alternative prize will be allowed except as provided herein.    Prizes are non-transferable.  Return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable will result in forfeiture of prize and selection of an alternate winner.  Failure to comply with any requirement of the Sweepstakes rules may result in forfeiture of prize and selection of an alternate winner. Sweepstakes Administrator in its sole discretion, will attempt to contact three (3) potential winners of a prize in accordance with the above-procedure, after which the prize in question may go un-awarded if it remains unclaimed.  Sponsor and Sweepstakes Administrator are not responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions, or any act or omission whatsoever with respect to the Prize. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value should the prize or any prize components not be available.  All prizes will be awarded provided there are sufficient qualified entries received and there exists sufficient time to award a prize to alternate winners in the event of forfeiture by any previously selected winner(s). 

  4. PRIZE DRAWING:  Prize winners’ will be selected in random drawings from among all eligible entries received by all methods combined during the Promotion Period.  Odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the promotional period.  The sweepstakes random drawing will be held on or about July 24, 2017 and conducted by Anthony & Associates (“Sweepstakes Administrator”) an independent judging organization whose decisions are final and binding in all matters regarding this Sweepstakes.  All prize winners will be contacted via text or email and requested to provide their mailing addresst.  Failure to respond within  72-hours of contact or refusal to provide a valid US mailing address will result in forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate winner.  Prize winners’ will receive their prizes within 4 – 6 weeks after receipt of their mailing address via USPS Parcel mail.  

  5. GENERAL:  Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant's agreement to abide by and be bound by the rules of the Sweepstakes and the judges’ decisions. Except where prohibited, winner’s acceptance of prize in this Sweepstakes constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designated parties to use, should they choose to do so, the winner's name, likeness or biographical information worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed including, without limitation, the world wide web, at any time or times, as news or information and for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without additional consideration or compensation and without review, notification or approval.   These rules may not be reproduced or reprinted in part or in their entirety without the express written permission of the Sponsor. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree that each entry becomes the property of Sponsor and that such entry may be used by the Sponsor for any proper purpose. Except for Sweepstakes entry and personally identifying information which the winners agree to disclose in the Publicity/Liability Release, all personally identifiable information collected during the entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes will be collected and used by Sponsor, its affiliates, agents and marketers for the proper administration and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes.  By accepting a prize, winner waives the right to assert as a cost of winning said prize, any and all costs of redemption or travel to redeem said prize and any and all liability that might arise from redeeming or seeking said prize.  Each entrant, by participating in the Sweepstakes, releases Sponsor and its parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, wholesalers, distributors, sales representatives, printers and advertising and promotional agencies, as well as its and each of their respective employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents from and any and all liability, loss or damage incurred with respect to the awarding, receipt, possession, and/or use or misuse of any prize. Winner and their guest assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participating in this Sweepstakes or use or redemption of any prize.  Winner will be solely responsible for paying all applicable federal, state or local taxes on prize based upon the value of the prize as set forth in these rules.  Anyone who attempts to defraud Sponsor will be prosecuted and will result in disqualification and forfeiture of prize. 

  6. Cell Phone/Internet:  The Released Parties are not responsible for the failure or unavailability of hardware, software, electronic communications, interrupted or unavailable network server or other Cell Phone or Internet connections, miscommunications, failed telephone or computer transmissions or jumbled, scrambled or misdirected entries or transmissions, or for phone, electrical, network, computer hardware or software or program malfunctions, failures or difficulties or for other errors, omissions, interruptions, or deletions of any kind whether human, mechanical or electronic or for any damage to any person's computer related to participating in the Sweepstakes. The Released Parties are not responsible for illegible, unintelligible, late, lost or stolen entries or incorrect or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human errors which may occur in the processing of any entries in this Sweepstakes. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and may be subject to prosecution. Any entrant who attempts to play with multiple cell phone telephone numbers or e-mail addresses, under multiple identities or uses any other device or artifice to play multiple times or to interfere with the proper play of this Sweepstakes, will be disqualified from participation in the Sweepstakes.  In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an e-mail address or cell phone telephone number, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address or cell phone telephone number submitted at time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to a cell phone telephone number or an e-mail address by the cell phone company / Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. “Authorized account holder” is defined for a mobile device as the natural person in whose name the phone number has been issued and to whom the cell phone services are billed.  This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. The interpretation of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State Illinois. Any and all disputes will be resolved in the appropriate courts in the State of Illinois exclusively, and subject to the laws of the State of Illinois.  Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of Illinois and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State of Illinois.  By entering, entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in Chicago, Illinois.  If in the judgment of Sponsor, the Sweepstakes is compromised by virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor, which corrupts the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to discontinue, suspend, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes. In the event of any such discontinuation, suspension, termination or modification, the winners of any remaining prizes not yet won will be determined from among all eligible entries received to date that are unaffected by the problem, in a random drawing to be conducted by the judges following the discontinuation, suspension, termination or modification of the Sweepstakes. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree that each entry becomes the property of Sponsor and that such entry may be used by the Sponsor for any proper purpose. Except for Sweepstakes entry and personally identifying information which the winners agree to disclose in the Publicity/Liability Release, all personally identifiable information collected during the entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes will be collected and used by Sponsor, its affiliates, agents and marketers for the proper administration and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes, as described in these Official Rules and in accordance with the Sponsor's privacy policy at: https://www.argotea.com/pages/privacy-policy.

  7. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF the sweepstakes IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

  8. RULES OR WINNERS LIST:  For a copy of the official rules, download rules at www.argotea.com/walgreens.  For a copy of the rules or winners’ list by mail, send a hand-written, stamped, self-addressed #10 return envelope to: Argo Tea “Cooler Giveaway” Sweepstakes: “Rules”, “Winners List” PO Box 4856, Mission Viejo, CA 92690-4856.  Requests must be postmarked by July 15, 2017 and received by July 22. 2017.  No mechanically reproduced or photocopied requests allowed.  Only one (1) request per outer mailing envelope.

  9. SWEEPSTAKES SPONSOR: Argo Tea, Inc. 16 W. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601.   SWEEPSTAKES ADMINISTRATOR: Anthony & Associates, 106 W. Fourth Street, Suite 422, Santa Ana, CA 92701.

  10. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Walgreens Company) their shareholders, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, members, directors, agents, and employees are not sponsors of this Sweepstakes and will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded in connection therewith.  Walgreens Co. have not offered or sponsored this Sweepstakes in any way and by entering, all entrants agree to look solely to Sponsor for any claims or liabilities with respect to this Sweepstakes, including the development, execution and administration thereof.

  11. Sponsor is not responsible for any lost, late, postage due, undelivered or misdirected requests or Mail-in entries.  Sweepstakes starts June 1, 2017 and ends on July 15, 2017.