2019 Smartwater® Summer Sweepstakes

Official Rules

 

No Purchase or Scan Required to Enter or Win.

1. Eligibility: The 2019 Smartwater® Summer Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, who are 13 years of age or older at the time of entry and who have or must create a Coca-Cola account (each an “Account”) at the time of entry.  Employees and non-employee workers of The Coca-Cola Company (“Sponsor”), Coca-Cola bottlers, HelloWorld, Inc. (“Administrator”), and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and agents and those prize providers and agencies that are involved in the development or execution of this Sweepstakes or any of its materials, and the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such person are not eligible to enter or to win any prize in this Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.

 

2. Promotion Period: The Sweepstakes begins at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time ("ET"), April 3, 2019 and ends at 12:59 p.m. ET, July 1, 2019 (the "Promotion Period"). Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this Sweepstakes.

 

3. How to Enter: There are 2 ways to enter:

a) Scanning Icon on www.drinksmartwater.com/summer Method of Entry: During the Promotion Period, visit www.drinksmartwater.com/summer on your mobile device. Follow the links and instructions to log in to your Account. Then, follow the links and instructions to locate the sip & scan® icon on specially-marked smartwater products and to scan the sip & scan® icon where indicated. Then, click the Enter Now button. If you take all of the steps above, you will receive 1 entry into the Sweepstakes.

b) Free Online Method of Entry: During the Promotion Period, to enter without using a smartphone, making a purchase, or scanning an icon, CLICK HERE and you will receive 1 entry into the Sweepstakes.

Limit: 1 Sweepstakes entry per person per day during the Promotion Period, regardless of method or combination of methods of entry.  Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same Account or email address.  Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations or logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, sweepstakes entry services) will void all entries by that entrant. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the Account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.

 

4. Drawing: Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the selection of the potential winner are final and binding. On or about July 3, 2019, Administrator will select the name of the potential winner in a random drawing of all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. The potential winner will be notified by email, mail, or phone. The odds of winning the prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.

 

5. Requirements of Potential Winner: Potential winner must continue to comply with the Official Rules. Winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Within 5 days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, the potential winner (or parent or legal guardian if winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to sign and return to Administrator a Declaration of Compliance, Liability & (except where prohibited) Publicity Release ("Declaration") in order to claim his/her prize and to fulfill any such other requirements as are determined by Administrator. In the event that the potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to complete the Declaration or provide any additional information in the required time frame, forfeits the prize, or is disqualified for any reason, Administrator will select an alternate potential winner in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries, up to 3 alternates. If the alternate potential winners are disqualified, the prize will not be awarded. The Grand Prize winner will be contacted regarding the details of the fulfillment prize within 4-6 weeks of the conclusion of the Sweepstakes.   

 

6. Prize: 1 GRAND PRIZE: A trip package for winner and 1 guest to a meditation retreat, all details determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Prize package consists of round trip, coach-class air transportation for 2 from a major airport near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion); round trip ground transportation between airport and hotel and hotel and event; 2 nights' accommodations at Sponsor's choice of hotel (single room, double occupancy); 2 tickets to the applicable meditation retreat event (seat locations to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, terms and conditions of tickets apply); $500 that may be used for spending money, terms and conditions apply; and travel agent services.  Travel must take place on the dates specified by Sponsor and surrounding the applicable event or winner will forfeit the prize in its entirety. Winner and guest must travel together and on same itinerary. Travel subject to availability and blackout dates.  Travel must be round trip.  Sponsor will determine airline and flight itinerary in its sole discretion.  No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight.  Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules, and those set forth by the Sponsor's airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract.  If trip destination is less than 250 miles from the winner's residence, winner will be provided $200 in spending money for driving expenses in lieu of air transportation.  Sponsor is not responsible if any scheduled event is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason and winner will not be reimbursed. Tickets may be subject to issuer’s standard rain-check policies and procedures.  All expenses, travel, and other costs not expressly stated in the package description above are the sole responsibility of winner. If winner is a minor (as determined by his/her state of residence), winner's guest must be winner's parent/legal guardian.  If winner’s guest is a minor (as determined by his/her state of residence), winner must be minor’s parent/legal guardian and must complete required paperwork on behalf of minor, as applicable.  Travel companion must execute liability/publicity releases prior to issuance of prize documents.  Restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, vouchers or certificates will not be replaced.  By accepting ticket prize, winner agrees to abide by any terms, conditions and restrictions provided by the ticket.  Sponsor is not responsible if winner does not use ticket on day of event.  Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $3,650. The ARV of travel may vary based on airfare fluctuations and distance between departure and destination. Winner will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value.

No substitution, exchange or transfer of prize by winner. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize or any component for one of equal or greater value. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.

 

7. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s consent for Sponsor and each of its designees to use entrant’s name, prize information, likeness, city and state of residence for promotional purposes in any media without further consideration. 

 

8. General Conditions: In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but, not limited to, fraud, virus or other technical problem, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) cancel the Sweepstakes and award the prize in a random drawing from among all eligible 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 Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.  Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.  The Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. 

 

9. Release and Limitations of Liability: Except where prohibited, by participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless The Coca-Cola Company, Coca-Cola bottlers, HelloWorld, Inc., and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, promotional partners, prize partners, agents and agencies, and the officers, directors and employees of them (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes, or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, printers or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (e) late, lost, or undeliverable mail; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes, or receipt of any prize.  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 Sweepstakes and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees.  Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.  If, for any reason, an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another Sweepstakes entry, if it is possible.  If the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, is discontinued for any reason, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any prize offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth herein to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims. 

 

10. Disputes: Entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prizes awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (Southern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in Oakland County, Michigan; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering any Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys' fees. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.

 

11. Winner List: For a winner list, visit http://bit.ly/2IUa0uy. The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.

 

12. Sponsor: The Coca-Cola Company, One Coca-Cola Plaza, Atlanta, GA 30313.

  Administrator: HelloWorld, Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075.