Share Your Story + Giveaway
Tell us how cooking brings you joy!
We want everyone to experience the pure, simple joy that cooking and sharing meals can bring. And you can help us make that happen! Share your #CookForJoy story, and inspire others to experience more joyous, fun and meaningful moments in the kitchen.
Here are some optional ideas for stories!
Spices Make the Dish:
Share the joyful ways you add spices to make your own signature dishes.
Kids in the Kitchen:
Share the joy of teaching children to cook with organic herbs, spices and extracts.
Discovering Cooking with Organics:
Share your story of discovering the joy of cooking with organic herbs, spices and extracts.
Cooking With Friends:
Share the joy of inspiring friends (or being inspired by them!) to cook with organic herbs, spices and extracts.
When you share your story on social media, you'll be entered for a chance to win a set of Simply Organic spices and Le Creuset® cookware.
HOW IT WORKS
1.Share a photo and caption on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, or an IG Story.
2. Use the hashtag #CookForJoy and tag @SimplyOrganicFoods.
Each month from October through December, one lucky winner will be randomly selected to win a Le Creuset® Cookware set and Simply Organic® seasonings.
Simply Organic #CookForJoy Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE AN INDIVIDUAL’S CHANCES OF WINNING. THE ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND UPON THE NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED.
AGREEMENT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES: In order to enter the Sweepstakes, each Entrant must fully and unconditionally agree to and accept these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Read these Rules prior to entry to ensure you understand and agree. Submission of an entry in the Sweepstakes constitutes agreement to these Rules. You may not submit an entry to the Sweepstakes and are not eligible to receive any prize unless you agree to these Rules. These Rules form a binding legal agreement between you and the Sponsor with respect to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.
SPONSOR: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Frontier Co-op, 3021 78th Street, Norway, Iowa 52318-9520 (“Sponsor”).
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is available only to legal residents of the States of the United States, who are at least the age of majority at the time of entry, except for residents of Rhode Island and Puerto Rico ("Entrant"). Employees, directors and officers and their immediate families (spouses and siblings, parents and children and their spouses) and household members of Sponsor or its partners in the Sweepstakes are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is void in Rhode Island and where prohibited by law.
The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 AM CST on Monday October 1, 2018 and ends at 11:59 PM CST on Wednesday December 19, 2018 (“Promotion Period”). Winners will be randomly selected on the drawing dates outlined in “Winner Selection and Notification.” The Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Sweepstakes. Entries submitted before or after the Promotion Period will not be accepted.
HOW TO ENTER:
Enter via Facebook, Instagram or Twitter: You will need a public (non-private) Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account to enter. If you don’t already have an account, visit the social media website to create an account, creating these accounts is free. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
During the Promotion Period, Entrant should share their #CookForJoy story on the #CookForChange giveaway post on their Facebook or post their story on Instagram or Twitter using the #CookForJoy hashtag. Entrant’s post will only be accepted during the applicable Entry Period. Entrant will receive one (1) automatic entry into the sweepstakes. All entries must comply with the Facebook terms of service. Entries must:
- Follow the instructions and comply with these official rules;
- Comply with Facebook, Instagram and Twitter Terms of Service;
- Be the entrant’s original photograph or text taken or written for the express purpose of entering the Sweepstakes and must not have been submitted previously in a promotion of any kind;
- Contain #CookForJoy in the description (comments including #CookForJoy will not be accepted as an entry);
- Mention @simplyorganicfoods in the post;
- Not be inappropriate, indecent, obscene, lewd, pornographic, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous (as determined by Sponsor at Sponsor’s sole discretion) or contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including, but not limited to, privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, including copyright infringement;
- Not disparage Sponsor or its brands or any other person or party affiliated with the Sweepstakes;
- Not in any way mention, refer or otherwise allude to the name, logo or trademark of any entity, individual, product or brand other than those of Sponsor and its brands;
- Not contain an image or artwork and that is not the original work of the entrants;
- Not promote any cause other than the Sweepstakes theme;
- Not include personally identifiable information, including but not limited to phone numbers;
- Not contain any viruses, spyware, malware, or other malicious components that are designed to harm the functionality of the computer in any way; and
- Not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where entry is created.
By submitting an entry via Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, entrant agrees that his or her entry conforms to the guidelines and restrictions set forth above and that Sponsor may, at its sole and absolute discretion, disqualify Entrant from the Sweepstakes if Sponsor decides that Entrant’s entry fails to conform to such requirements or any other provision of these Official Rules. If you participate via your wireless phone, message and data rates may apply. Please consult your wireless-service provider regarding its message and data pricing plans.
Entrants represent and warrant that each entry is their original, previously unpublished, and previously unproduced work; is not the subject of any actual or threatened litigation or claim; has not been copied from others and does not violate the intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or entity, and complies with the guidelines and restrictions set forth above. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Entrant agrees to indemnify and hold Sponsor harmless from and against any liability, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses, including attorney’s fees, resulting from any act, default or omission of the Entrant and/or a breach or alleged breach of any warranties, representations or agreements set forth herein.
LICENSES AND PERMISSIONS. All online entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. The copyright in any submission via Facebook, Instagram or Twitter shall remain the property of the entrant, but entry in this Sweepstakes constitutes Entrant's consent to (1) give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish or create derivative works from and display the entry in whole or part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional purposes and the irrevocable, perpetual permission and consent, without further compensation or attribution, and (2) to use the Entrant's name and city and state for editorial, advertising, commercial and publicity purposes by the Sponsor and/or others authorized by the Sponsor, in any and all media now in existence or hereinafter created, throughout the world, for the duration of the copyright in the Entry.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: One (1) winner of the Cook for Joy Gift Set will be selected in a random drawing conducted by Sponsor each month during the sweepstakes period, on or about October 24, November 21 and December 20, 2018 at Sponsor’s principal office in Norway, Iowa from among all eligible entries received during the Cook for Joy Promotion Period. Winner will be notified via the media used to enter the sweepstakes.
As part of the sweepstakes, each selected winner will receive one (1) Cook for Joy Gift Set.
One (1) Cook for Joy Gift Set. Prize Includes:
One (1) Le Creuset Stainless Steel 10” Fry Pan
One (1) Le Creuset Stainless Steel 3-Quart Saucepan with Lid
One (1) Le Creuset Stainless Steel 7-Quart Stockpot with Lid
One (1) Set of Simply Organic Spices
Approximate Retail Value: $500
PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Winners of the Cook for Joy Gift Set must take delivery of prizes within 30 days of notice of availability from the Sponsor or the prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Sponsor will be responsible for costs of delivering the prize to winner’s residence.
Winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability and Publicity Release, and a W-9 tax form within twenty-one (21) days of receipt of notice of winning. Failure of the potential winner to return the required executed documents within the specified time period may cause the prize to be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner as solely determined by Sponsor. The winner agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decision of the Sponsor, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.
A prize may not be transferred or assigned until after the selected winner has complied with all his or her obligations under these Official Rules. No substitution may be made, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize in whole or in part with another prize of equal or greater value if the intended prize is not available for any reason as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. Prize winner will be responsible for any and all taxes (including but not limited to federal, state, local and/or income) on the prize. The Winner has no claim for a charitable tax deduction.
Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished by it or third parties in connection with the Sweepstakes. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
GENERAL CONDITIONS AND RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees to (a) release, discharge, and hold harmless Sponsor, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and their respective directors, officers, agents, attorneys and employees, and other individuals engaged in the development or execution of this Sweepstakes from any and all liability for any claims, cost, injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising out of or relating to (i) Entrant’s participation, including the unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information or the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the prize; (ii) any sponsorship or administration of the Sweepstakes; and (iii) Entrant’s and/or any third party’s acceptance, use, misuse, possession, sale or disposal of the prize; (b) acknowledge that said parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize.
Neither Sponsor, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, nor any service providers are responsible for incorrect, illegible, inaccurate or incomplete Entry information, or Entries that are lost, stolen, late, delayed, misdirected, damaged, incompletely received, undeliverable, otherwise defective or lost due to any reason, all of which will be discarded and declared void. Further, neither Sponsor, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, nor any service providers are responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of Entry information, or for any human or other error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data or voice transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or Website or to complete a telephone call or facsimile transaction, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost or misdirected mail, or any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes.
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY TAMPER WITH THE ENTRY PROCESS, OR OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO COOPERATE IN THE PROSECUTION OF ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) AND TO PURSUE ALL REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of being executed as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, action of Entrants, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor, which in the opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any suspect Entry or Entrant and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In the event of any cancellation, termination or suspension, notice thereof will be posted at www.SimplyOrganic.com. If the Sponsor decides to reconvene the Sweepstakes after a suspension, the determination of the prize winner will be made, from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received as of the date of the suspension, as Sponsor determines in its sole discretion. Entries not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification.
DISPUTES: Entrants agree that (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Benton County, Iowa; (b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to, claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligation of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Iowa, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of Iowa or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Iowa.
REGULATORY CHALLENGE: In the event the Sweepstakes is challenged by any legal or regulatory authority, Sponsor reserves the right to discontinue or modify the Sweepstakes or to disqualify participants residing in the affected geographic areas. In such event, Sponsor has no liability to any participants who are disqualified due to such action.
CONSENT TO CONTACT BY SPONSOR: By entering this Sweepstakes, Entrant expressly gives his or her consent to be contacted by Sponsor by e-mail and via Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter — the media used for entering the Sweepstakes.
WINNER/RULES: For the names of the Sweepstakes winner and/or a copy of these Official Rules, mail a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: 3021 78th Street, Norway, IA 52318-9520. Requests must be received within one (1) year of the Sweepstakes ending date. Requests from Vermont residents may omit return postage.
Gift set includes:
- One (1) Le Creuset Stainless Steel 10” Fry Pan
- One (1) Le Creuset Stainless Steel 3-Quart Saucepan with Lid
- One (1) Le Creuset Stainless Steel 7-Quart Stockpot with Lid
- One (1) Set of Simply Organic Spices