DEL TACO “50th ANNIVERSARY PHOTO CONTEST”

OFFICIAL RULES


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

CONTEST ENTRY PERIOD: The Del Taco 50th Anniversary Photo Contest begins at 12:00:01 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on Thursday, June 19, 2014 and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 (the “Contest Period”). 

ELIGIBILITY: The Del Taco 50th Anniversary Photo Contest (the “Contest”) is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States of America and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Void outside the U.S. and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of Del Taco Corporation (the “Sponsor”) and its parents, members, affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies, and their immediate family members (spouse, parents, children and siblings, and their respective spouses) and persons living in the household of each are not eligible to participate.  All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

ENTRY: There is one way to enter – online.
Online Entry - To enter to win, entrants must post a photo to Twitter, to their Instagram feed, or to their Facebook page with the hashtag #DelTaco50.  Entrants must include in their photo at least one Del Taco menu item, Del Taco packaging, or Del Taco sign that is clearly visible in the photo. Any photo that violates these rules may be disqualified from entry into the contest.  Upon successfully posting a photo with the hashtag #DelTaco50, the entrant will receive one (1) Contest entry for the week (the “Survey Entry”) during which the entry is received. Each photo with hashtag may only be entered one (1) time per Contest Period. Sponsor’s computer is the official clock for this Contest. Proof of entry does not constitute proof of submission. Online entrants are subject to all notices posted online including, but not limited to, the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. Message and data rates may apply.

Limit: Ten (10) entries per person per week regardless of methods of entry. All methods of entry have an equal chance of winning.

CONTENT RESTRICTIONS:

Entrant must have permission from all individuals that appear in the photo (if any) to use their name and likeness in the photo and to grant the rights set forth herein;

The photo must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including, but not limited to privacy, publicity, or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;

The photo must not disparage Sponsor, other companies or their products, or any other person with the Contest;

The photo must not contain brand names or trademarks other than those owned by Sponsor, which entrant has a limited license to use to incorporate in his/her photo for this Contest;

The photo must not contain images or artwork not created by entrant;

The photo must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, or libelous;

The photo must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred, or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age; and

The photo must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of, or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where photo is created.

The photo must otherwise adhere to the Del Taco “User Forum Rules,” which can be found at http://www.deltaco.com/termsandconditions.html#Q4.

WEEKLY PERIODS: There are eleven (11) Weekly Periods as defined in the chart below (“Weekly Period”). Entries must be received during the Weekly Period to be eligible for that Weekly Period’s judgingNon-winning Weekly Period entries will not be rolled over to subsequent Weekly Periods.

Weekly Period

Entry Period
Start Date:
12:00:01 AM PT on

Entry Period
End Date:
11:59:59 PM PT

Weekly Period Judging Date:
on or about

1

06/19/14

06/25/14

06/27/14

2

06/26/14

07/02/14

07/7/14

3

07/03/14

07/09/14

07/11/14

4

07/10/14

07/16/14

07/18/14

5

07/17/14

07/23/14

07/25/14

6

07/24/14

07/30/14

08/01/14

7

07/31/14

08/06/14

08/08/14

8

08/07/14

08/13/14

08/15/14

9

08/14/14

08/20/14

08/22/14

10

08/21/14

08/27/14

08/29/14

11

08/28/14

09/03/14

09/05/14



WINNER SELECTION/JUDGING:  One (1) potential prize winner will be selected each Weekly Period during the Contest Period from among all eligible entries received for that Weekly Period.  The selection of the winner for each Weekly Period will be held based on the time period chart above.  All eligible entries will be judged by a panel of qualified judges based on the following criteria: creativity, uniqueness, and positive brand representation.  Judges decisions are final and binding in all matters related to this Contest.

Potential prize winners will be notified via their social media account, and requested to confirm their mailing address within forty-eight (48) hours via email. Prizes will be sent to the address provided via email within 4-6 weeks of winner being verified.
If a potential winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of the winner's parent or legal guardian. If a potential winner's notification is returned as undeliverable, or if the potential winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner may be selected by repeating the selection process to select another winner.

PRIZE/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS: One (1) prize will be available to be won each Weekly Period during the Contest Period.  Prize is a $50.00 Del Taco gift card.

Total value of all prizes available to be won: $550.00.

Odds of winning a prize will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received for each Weekly Period.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: Prizes are non-assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted. No exchange or substitution of prizes is permitted, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.Any other incidental expenses associated with the receipt and/or use of a prize is the winner’s sole responsibility.
The winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes, if applicable.  Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, Contest and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor.  Winner acknowledges that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Contest and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered.

GENERAL RULES: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, and release the Sponsor and its affiliated companies, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and all other businesses involved in this Contest, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the Contest, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in this Contest or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest or in the announcement of the prize. Sponsor acknowledges that this promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook.

If for any reason this Contest is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a 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 Contest, 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 Contest. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by the Sponsor due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading any materials in this Contest.  Sponsor is not responsible for incompatibility of entrant’s hardware, software or browser technology. 

In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the social media account submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to a social media account by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning accounts for the social media platform associated with the contest submission.  Any entrant found using multiple accounts to submit multiple entries will be ineligible to enter the Contest.  Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) error, 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 of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof; or (ii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Contest. By participating in the Contest, you: (a) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements; and (b) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent Contest administrator, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to: (x) permanently disqualify from any Contest it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (y) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Contest); and (z) to select potential winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.
ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEBSITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of California.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of California. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.
THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.
PRIVACY: Personal information collected from online entrants is subject to the Privacy Policies, which can be found at www.deltaco.com.
OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see www.deltaco.com/50/rules or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by September 30, 2014, to: Del Taco 50th Anniversary Photo Contest Official Rules Request, 25521 Commercentre Drive, Lake Forest, California 92630.

WINNER LIST: For the names of winners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:  Del Taco 50th Anniversary Photo Contest Winners, 25521 Commercentre Drive, Lake Forest, California 92630.  Sponsor must receive all requests for the names of winners no later than thirty (30) days after the published end date of the Contest.

CONTEST ADMINISTRATOR AND SPONSOR:  Del Taco LLC, 25521 Commercentre Drive, Lake Forest, California 92630.