THE SNIBBS GRANT: OFFICIAL RULES
(the “Official Rules”)
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. THE SNIBBS GRANT ("Grant") IS SPONSORED BY SNIBBS (“Sponsor” or “Snibbs”).
1. GRANT PERIOD:
The “Grant Period” begins as of the day Snibbs opens applications / on 10-1-2023 and runs indefinitely until the program ends.
Sponsor will notify the any Winners weekly by e-mail.
To be considered eligible for this Grant, the individual must meet all of the following criteria:
a. The Grant is only open to individuals. No business entities will be selected.
b. The individual must be a legal resident of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia at the time of entry;
c. The individual must be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry;
Sponsor shall determine, in its sole discretion, whether an entry meets the eligibility criteria to participate in the Grant. Sponsor’s decisions regarding eligibility and all other aspects of the Grant are final and binding.
Sponsor, its officers, directors, employees, agents, and persons engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials for this Grant (collectively, the “Grant Parties”) and the immediate family members (i.e., parent, child, sibling, and spouse) of each and/or persons living in the same household of such individuals (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate in the Grant. This Grant is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and is void in all geographic locations where prohibited by law.
There will be up to 5 winners per month for the Grant Period (each a “Winner” and collectively, the “Winners”). All Winners will receive:
• U.S. $350 paid via Zelle, Venmo, or in the form of a check sent via U.S. mail,
• One pair of shoes from Snibbs inventory (cash value of $160 or less.)
Winners may choose to participate in a public announcement by Snibbs about the grant. This choice is made after the Winner has been selected and does not impact the Grant award in any way.
4. HOW TO ENTER:
To be considered for the Grant, eligible individuals (“Entrant(s)”) are required to visit the Grant website located at https://snibbs.co/pages/snibbs-community-giveback-program (the “Grant Site”) and submit an entry during the Grant Period. Entrants will be required to provide responses to the following:
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In addition to answering the items listed above, each Entrant will be required to complete and submit all information that may be requested in follow up by the Sponsor, all of which together is the “Submission Materials.”
All Entries are subject to approval by Sponsor, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Entries are subject to disqualification at any time in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
By entering the Grant and providing an email address, each Entrant grants Sponsor express permission to send Entrant emails related to the Grant, including, but not limited to, notification Winners announcement, and a follow-up survey email to gather feedback regarding the Grant to be used in the planning and design of future Grants.
Limit: one (1) Entry per individual. Duplicate entries will be removed, and the most recent entry will be kept.
5. WINNERS SELECTION:
Sponsor or its designated agents will evaluate the Entries and select Winners at the sole discretion of Sponsor.
Each Winner will be notified by email or phone call.
6. GRANT ACCEPTANCE AND TAX LIABILITY:
Grants are non-transferable. All details of any prize not specified herein shall be determined solely by Sponsor. By accepting a Grant and/or prize, each Winner acknowledges compliance with these Official Rules. All federal, state, local or other tax liabilities arising from this Grant are the sole responsibility of each Winner, respectively. Limit of one Grant per Entrant. All other expenses relating to acceptance of a Grant and/or prize, including but not limited to taxes and any other expenses not specified herein are the sole responsibility of each Winner. Grant conditions may be added or modified by Sponsor, in its sole discretion.
A Winner may waive their right to receive the Grant. The Grant is non-assignable and non-transferable. No substitutions may be made by the Winner. Sponsor may withhold taxes and/or other amounts from any Grant, prize, or award as it, in its sole discretion, may determine to be required by law. Sponsor may file with the Internal Revenue Service (e.g., on Form 1099-MISC) and/or any other government agency a return identifying any payment of money and/or property to Winner as Sponsor, in its sole discretion, determines to be required by law.
Payment of federal, state and local taxes and fees due for any Grant or prize accepted by Winner as part of the Grant, if any, are the sole responsibility of the Winner.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Entrant at any time.
Should Sponsor determine, in its sole discretion, that any Winner has violated any of the prohibitions contained in these Official Rules or should be disqualified for any other reason, Sponsor shall have no obligation to award a Grant to such Entrant.
Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant if the Sponsor determines that awarding the prize to such Entrant might reflect negatively on the Sponsor’s image and/or reputation.
8. GENERAL RELEASE/LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
By participating in the Grant, each Entrant releases and holds Sponsor, its directors, officers, employees, representatives, and agents harmless from and against any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Grant or with the acceptance, possession, use of or defect in any Grant (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light). Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by technical or human error or otherwise which may occur in the processing of entries in this Grant or in the running of this Grant. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Grant.
If for any reason, the Grant is not capable of running as planned, including but not limited to by reason of fraud, computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, technical limitations or failures, human error, mistake or any other cause that in the sole opinion of Sponsor could compromise, undermine, corrupt or otherwise affect the security, integrity, fairness, administration, or proper conduct of this Grant, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Grant at any time and without notice.
YOU EXPRESSLY WAIVE AND RELEASE ANY AND ALL RIGHTS AND BENEFITS UNDER SECTION 1542 OF THE CIVIL CODE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA (OR ANY ANALOGOUS LAW OF ANY OTHER STATE), WHICH READS AS FOLLOWS: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER, MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”
Notwithstanding anything set forth above, to the extent that the preceding release is determined by a tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, unenforceable or void for any reason, each Entrant agrees that, to the fullest extent permitted by law (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Grant, or any awards awarded shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred by such Entrant, but in no event attorney's fees and no greater than $1,000; and (iii) under no circumstances will any Entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, incidental, punitive or consequential damages.
9. CONSTRUCTION, WAIVER AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION:
The construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, and all issues and questions relating thereto, along with the rights and obligations of all Entrants and of Sponsor, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Delaware, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, such determination shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision, and these Official Rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
Any specific waiver of any obligation hereunder by Sponsor does not constitute a general waiver of that obligation nor of any other obligation of Entrant.
If there is a dispute, claim, or controversy between you and Snibbs arising out of or relating to federal or state statutory claims, common law claims, this Agreement, or the breach, termination, enforcement, interpretation or validity thereof, including the determination of the scope or applicability of this agreement to arbitrate, such dispute, claim, or controversy will be, to the fullest extent permitted by law, determined by arbitration in GLENDALE, CA before one arbitrator. to submit the dispute to binding arbitration in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) then in effect. Except as otherwise provided herein, the arbitrator shall apply the substantive laws of the Federal Judicial Circuit in which Snibbs’s principle place of business is located, without regard to its conflict of laws rules. Within ten (10) calendar days after the arbitration demand is served upon a party, the parties must jointly select an arbitrator with at least five years’ experience in that capacity and who has knowledge of and experience with the subject matter of the dispute. If the parties do not agree on an arbitrator within ten (10) calendar days, a party may petition the AAA to appoint an arbitrator, who must satisfy the same experience requirement. In the event of a dispute, the arbitrator shall decide the enforceability and interpretation of this arbitration agreement in accordance with the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”). The parties also agree that the AAA’s rules governing Emergency Measures of Protection shall apply in lieu of seeking emergency injunctive relief from a court. The decision of the arbitrator shall be final and binding, and no party shall have rights of appeal except for those provided in section 10 of the FAA. Each party shall bear its share of the fees paid for the arbitrator and the administration of the arbitration; however, the arbitrator shall have the power to order one party to pay all or any portion of such fees as part of a well-reasoned decision. The parties agree that the arbitrator shall have the authority to award attorneys’ fees only to the extent expressly authorized by statute or contract. The arbitrator shall have no authority to award punitive damages and each party hereby waives any right to seek or recover punitive damages with respect to any dispute resolved by arbitration. The parties agree to arbitrate solely on an individual basis, and this agreement does not permit class arbitration or any claims brought as a plaintiff or class member in any class or representative arbitration proceeding. Except as may be required by law, neither a party nor the arbitrator may disclose the existence, content, or results of any arbitration without the prior written consent of both parties, unless to protect or pursue a legal right. If any term or provision of this Section is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability shall not affect any other term or provision of this Section or invalidate or render unenforceable such term or provision in any other jurisdiction. If for any reason a dispute proceeds in court rather than in arbitration, the parties hereby waive any right to a jury trial. This arbitration provision shall survive any cancellation or termination of your agreement to participate in any of our Programs.
10. WINNERS LIST:
The names of the Winners will not be publicly posted unless Winners choose to give their consent. This election is made after the Winner is selected and is not considered during Winner selection.
Sponsor: Snibbs, 1936 W Glenoaks Blvd., Glendale, CA 91201.