9. GRANT OF LICENSE(S): By accepting the Prize, Winner grants Sponsor the right to use Winner’s name, hometown, and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes, without additional compensation, in all media (except to the extent prohibited or limited by law).
10. DISPUTES: Sponsor’s agents and designees shall have complete discretion over-interpretation of these Official Rules. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to the Sweepstakes, or an entrant’s participation therein, or the use of any material, or these Official Rules, shall be governed by the laws of the State of Ohio, without regard to choice-of-law rules or principles.
11. DISQUALIFICATION: In the event a Prize is not timely and properly claimed, Sponsor retains the right not to award the Prize. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant suspected of submitting multiple entries in excess of the allowed limit or fraudulent entries or tampering with the entry process. Should Sponsor determine that an entrant has directly or indirectly tampered with the Sweepstakes in any manner, such entrant’s Entry Form will be disqualified (if applicable) and Sponsor may seek additional remedies/redress to the full extent as allowed by law. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of this Sweepstakes, or act in violation of the Official Rules, or act in any manner to threaten or abuse or harass any person, or violate these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified.
12. FORCE MAJUERE: If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes (or any part thereof) is not capable of proceeding as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, fire, flood, storm or other natural cataclysm, riot, strike, civil commotion, government regulation or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes (or any part thereof), Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and select the prize winner in a manner which is fair, equitable and in accordance with these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Failure of Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute the waiver of such provision.
13. INDEMNIFICATION/LIABILITY: Entrant releases and agrees to hold harmless Instagram, Facebook, Sponsors and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, promotion/marketing/public relations agencies and the directors, officers, agents, shareholders, representatives, employees, successors and assigns of any of the above entities (the “Protected Parties”), from any and all liability associated (directly or indirectly, in whole or in part) with the entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, including, but not limited to the entrant’s receipt, acceptance, possession or use/misuse of the Prize. Instagram, Facebook and Sponsor are NOT responsible for (i) incorrect, damaged, illegible, incomplete, mutilated, spoiled, destroyed, stolen, misplaced, lost, late, misdirected or incomplete Entry Forms, Entry Boxes, notifications, responses, replies, or for any technical malfunctions that may occur in the operation of the Sweepstakes or the Draw; (ii) incorrect or inaccurate information or loss, whether caused by technical or human error, which may occur in the storage, transfer or processing of Entry Forms; (iii) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entry Forms or Entry Boxes; and (iv) any injury or damage resulting from entrants participation in this Sweepstakes. In no event shall the Sponsor be liable for an amount greater than the value of the Prize stated in these Official Rules.
14. CANCELLATION: Sponsor may rescind, cancel, amend or revoke the Sweepstakes and/or these Official Rules, in whole or in part and without notice.
15. OFFICIAL RULES: These Official Rules will be available at all Shelby Stores and on the Shelby’s website at www.shelbyssugarshop.com.