OFFICIAL RULES
 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  YOU MUST HAVE INTERNET ACCESS IN ORDER TO ENTER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

 
  1. HOW TO ENTER: The Bigelow Tea Matching Game (“Sweepstakes”) is an online-only monthly Sweepstakes.  Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 AM (ET) on 4/23/13 and ends at 11:59:59 PM (ET) on 12/31/15 (“Promotion Period”).  For purposes of this Sweepstakes, a “Month” is defined as a standard calendar month corresponding to the respective monthly periods in this Sweepstakes.  To enter, go to http://www.bigelowtea.com/matching-game and follow the online instructions to play the matching game (“Game”).  Once you have successfully completed the Game, follow the online instruction to register and complete your entry into the Sweepstakes.  Game play and registration into the Sweepstakes are free.  Once you have completed your registration, click “submit” to enter the Sweepstakes.  You may play the Game as often as you wish each Day, but you will only be entered into the Sweepstakes upon successful completion of your first Game play each Day.  Limit one (1) Sweepstakes entry per person, per Day.  For purposes of this Sweepstakes, a “Day” is defined as a twenty-four (24) period beginning at 12:00:00 AM (ET) and ending at 11:59:59 PM (ET). 
 
All entries become the property of Bigelow Tea (“Sponsor”) and will not be returned.  In the event of a dispute regarding entries, any entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry, provided that person meets all eligibility requirements set forth in these Official Rules.  “Authorized Account Holder” means the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.  Entrants may not participate with multiple e-mail addresses, nor may entrants use any device or artifice to enter as multiple entrants.  Any entrant who attempts to enter with multiple e-mail addresses or under multiple identities will be disqualified from participation in the Sweepstakes and all entries submitted by that entrant will be void.  Only fully completed entries are eligible.  Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of mailing address, email address, and/or telephone number of entrants.
 
  1. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry.  Employees of Bigelow Tea., its parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate.
 
  1. RANDOM DRAWING: One (1) Monthly winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about three (3) business days after the end of the respective Monthly period from among all eligible entries received for the respective Month by Sponsor or its designee, the judges in this Sweepstakes, whose decisions are final and binding.  Non-winning Monthly entries will not rollover into any subsequent Monthly drawings.  Winners will be notified by phone, mail and/or email at Sponsor’s discretion.
 
  1. PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (ARV)/ODDS: One (1) Grand Prizes (one (1) prize each Month) – A Bigelow Tea Chest filled with eight (8) assorted Bigelow flavored tea (ARV $34.95 ea. winner).  Bigelow flavored tea to be awarded is at sole discretion of Sponsor.  Odds of winning depend on total number of eligible entries received each Month.  Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.  All applicable federal, state, and local taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners.  Limit one (1) prize per person in the Sweepstakes.
 
  1. GENERAL: If prize notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected.  No correspondence will be acknowledged.  No cash equivalents, substitutions or transfer of prize permitted except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event that an offered prize is unavailable.  Subject to all federal, state and local laws/regulations.  Neither Sponsor, its respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising, promotion agencies nor their employees will have any liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize or participation in the Sweepstakes or any prize-related activities.  Acceptance of a prize shall be construed as and signify the winners’ agreement and consent that Sponsor may use the winner’s name, voice, likeness and/or prize information, without limitation, for promotional purposes without further consideration, review, approval or payment, where allowed by law.  By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects.  Sponsor not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer or in administration of the Sweepstakes.
 
  1. INTERNET: Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated or illegible entries nor for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof.  If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Internet portion of the Sweepstakes and select the winners by random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the point of the action taken by the Sponsor.  Caution: Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the game is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent of the law.
 
  1. CONFIDENTIALITY: For information about how Bigelow Tea uses your personal information, please see its privacy policy, located at http://www.bigelowtea.com/Privacy-and-Security
 
  1. For names of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 8/15/16 to: Bigelow Tea Matching Game, Attn: Winner’s List, P.O. Box 34177, Omaha, NE 68134.  Winner’s list to be available after 7/15/12.
 
  1. SPONSOR: Bigelow Tea., 201 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield, CT  06825.