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Nestlé Confections Pinterest Holiday Sweepstakes

FINAL Version: 11/26/2013

OFFICIAL RULES

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SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 18 AND OLDER, AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO U.S. LAW. DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN ONE OF THE 50 UNITED STATES OR DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND UNDER 18.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: 12:01 A.M. ET on 12/1/2013 and ends at 11:59 P.M. ET on 1/4/2014.

HOW TO ENTER:

  1. Visit www.simplycelebrate.meals.com/sweeps for instructions and entry form.
  2. Choose a pin from our Simply Celebrate gallery (or use one of your own).
  3. Fill out the form at the bottom of the page with your first and last name, email address and link to the board where you pinned and then click Submit for a chance to win one (1) of 5 (five) $100 Visa Gift Cards.

You must be a member of Pinterest to enter; membership to Pinterest is free. To become a member go to Pinterest.com to request membership.

In case of dispute as to identity of the winner who enters, entry will be declared made by the registered user (meeting eligibility criteria) of the e-mail account assigned to the Pinterest account, and if a prize is won, it will be awarded to that registered Pinterest user.

Email/entry must be received by 11:59p.m. ET on 1/4/2014. Use of any robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry method or more than one entry during the Sweepstakes Period will void all entries and result in disqualification.

Winner Chosen at Random:

Potential Winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about 15 days after the sweepstakes period ends from among all eligible entries received. Potential winners will be notified by email and must respond within 5 days or another winner may be chosen. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Return of any prize or notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate potential winner may be selected. By entering you (your parent/legal guardian in the event you are a resident of a jurisdiction that deems you to be a minor) agree to Sponsor’s use of your Pin(s)/Board(s) used in entry, Pinterest icon and Pinterest handle without compensation or further notice. Winners’ name, likeness, Pin(s)/Board(s), Pinterest icon and Pinterest handle may be used for promotional purposes without additional compensation or notice unless prohibited by law.

PRIZE: Five (5) Prizes $100 Visa Gift Cards. Limit one prize per person. No cash substitutions for prizes will be permitted and prizes are non-refundable and non-transferable, except at sole discretion of sponsor. Nestle reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value. Federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 18 years of age and older as of 12/1/2013 except for employees of Nestle USA, its affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies (collectively “Promotion Parties”), Pinterest and its affiliates and subsidiaries, and members of each of their respective immediate families or persons living in the same household. Nestlé USA, their affiliated companies, representatives, agents or employees are not responsible for, and shall be indemnified by the prize winners against, any claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind resulting from acceptance, use, misuse, possession, or loss of the prize. Void where prohibited.

GENERAL: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant (his/her parent/legal guardian if a resident of a jurisdiction that deems him/her to be a minor) agrees that Sponsor shall not be responsible or liable for: (i) entries, or Winner’s Agreements and Releases which are late, forged, destroyed/damaged, lost, misplaced, stolen, misdirected, tampered with, unreadable for any reason, incomplete, deleted, postage-due, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, and all such entries and/or Winner’s Agreements and Releases will be disqualified or void; (ii) human error; (iii) incomplete transmission defaults or faulty network connections, telephone, computer server/system/software failure of any kind; (iv) delayed, garbled or corrupted data; (v) any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in, uploading or downloading any materials for this Sweepstakes; and/or (vi) any interruptions in or postponement, cancellation, or modification of the prize or Sweepstakes. Any attempts by an individual to access the Sweepstakes or Web site via a bot script or other brute-force attack will result in that IP address becoming ineligible. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend, or terminate (in whole or part) this Sweepstakes and/or the prizes, if, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, or for any reason Sponsor deems it necessary. In such event, Sponsor/judges will select the winners by means of a random drawing comprised of all eligible, salvageable entries received during the Sweepstakes Period prior to (and/or after, if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor or by some other means deemed by Sponsor in its sole discretion to be fair, appropriate and consistent with the spirit of these Official Rules. Sponsor shall have no liability for any Sweepstakes entry, winner notification, or promotional material, and such will be automatically void/voided, if it is determined to be a mass entry or electronically reproduced, forged, altered or tampered with in any way, or if it contains programming, printing, typographical or other errors, incorrect or inaccurate information, or if it is obtained outside authorized channels. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate/cancel the Sweepstakes as a result of any printing errors. By entering this Sweepstakes, you (your parent/legal guardian if resident of a jurisdiction that deems you to be a minor) accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of (as well as the interpretation of the Official Rules by) the Sponsor/judges, which shall be final. Sponsor/judges reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it find(s) to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Web site, to be acting in violation of the Official Rules or any laws, or to be attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, misappropriation, infringement or any other unfair or disruptive playing practices/poor sportsmanship, or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants, person, entity, or Sponsor representatives. ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY FEES) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. Any waiver of any obligation hereunder by Sponsor does not constitute a general waiver of any obligation to entrants.

6. WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners, available after January 31, 2014 at simplycelebrate.meals.com/sweeps

Sponsor: Nestle USA, Inc., Glendale, CA 91203

This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by Pinterest.