Sweepstakes Rules

Martinelli’s 150th Anniversary Coffee Table Book Sweepstakes


  1. Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open only to those who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. The Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the United States and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of S. Martinelli’s & Co., 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 Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
  2. 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 S. Martinelli & Co. as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Sweepstakes.
  3. Contest Period: Entries will be accepted from July 27, 2018 at 10:00AM PST to August 2, 2018 at 11:59PM PST. Winner will be announced on August 3, 2018 at 02:00PM PST.
  4. How to Enter: The entrant must “like” our Instagram post that will post on July 27, 2018 prompting the Sweepstakes and comment on the post and tell us what their favorite Martinelli’s product is. Entry must include the hashtag #sweepstakesentry within the comment. The entry must fulfill all Sweepstakes 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 S. Martinelli & Co. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of S. Martinelli & Co.
  5. Winner Selection and Notification: Six (6) winners will be chosen at random by a random number generator. The winners will be contacted via direct messages on Instagram.S. Martinelli & Co. shall have no liability for a Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for a Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If a Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within seven (7) 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 a Winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY a WINNER (AT S. MARTINELLI & CO.’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN THE WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS ONE OF THE SIX WINNERS OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS A WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
  6. Prize: Each of the six (6) Winners of the Sweepstakes (the “Winners”) will receive one copy of Martinelli’s commemorative 150th anniversary coffee table book valued at thirty five dollars [$35].Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by S. Martinelli & Co. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at S. Martinelli & Co.’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 each Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by each Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for S. Martinelli & Co. to use each Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
  7. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  8. Rights Granted by You: By entering this Sweepstakes You understand and agree that S. Martinelli & Co., anyone acting on behalf of S. Martinelli & Co., and S. Martinelli & Co.’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 Sweepstakes, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes. without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. 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 S. Martinelli & Co. from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which S. Martinelli & Co. may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
  9. Terms & Conditions: S. Martinelli & Co. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond S. Martinelli & Co.’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, S. Martinelli & Co. may select the Winners from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by S. Martinelli & Co. S. Martinelli & Co. 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 Sweepstakes or violates these Terms & Conditions. S. Martinelli & Co. has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, 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 Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, S. Martinelli & Co. reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless S. Martinelli & Co. 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 Sweepstakes 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.
  11. Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF U.S.A. AND CALIFORNIA WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, 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 Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in CALIFORNIA 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 Sweepstakes). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
  12. Winner(s) List: To obtain a copy of each of the six Winners’ names or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed
    envelope to:
    S. Martinelli & Company
    P.O. Box 1868
    Watsonville, CA 95077-1868

    Requests must be received no later than August 31, 2018 by 11:59PM PST.

  13. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is S. Martinelli & Co.
  14. The Sweepstakes hosted by S. Martinelli & Co. is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Sweepstakes Rules
Start Date: July 27, 2018
Entry Submission Period: July 27, 2018 at 10:00AM PST to August 2, 2018 at 11:59PM PST
Winners Announced: August 3, 2018 at 02:00PM PST