Win a Visit from Happy Herbivore (Yep, I'm going to come meet a lucky Herbie!)

Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon

Would you like me to fly to you, take you out to lunch (or cook you lunch?) and geek out Herbie-style?

Well I'm making that happen for one lucky Herbie!

I'll fly anywhere in the world to meet you and hang out. (The trip will take place in early 2014 at a mutually agreeable time).

For a chance to win, share a picture of yourself with a copy of my new book on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Use the hashtag #HHLL and include @happyherbivore or tag Happy Herbivore (where applicable) to ensure we see it for capturing. A public search may not show every single update, and some contestants may be filtered from search for quality.

Here are four examples from Herbies:

(For those of you who have already received the book and posted a picture on Facebook, I have your name down -- you don't have to repost, but you're always welcome to).

Happy Herbivore's "Win a Visit" Sweepstakes Official Rules


SPONSOR: This "Win a Visit" sweepstakes is sponsored by Happy Herbivore Inc., 340 S. Lemon Ave #2652, Walnut, CA 91789 ("Sponsor"). This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD. Entries will be accepted beginning Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 12:01 a.m. EDT until Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 11:59 pm EDT ("Sweepstakes Period"). Entries must be submitted and received within the Sweepstakes Period to be valid and eligible for the Sweepstakes.

ELIGIBILITY. Entry in the Sweepstakes is open to persons who are 18 years of age or older at the commencement of the Sweepstakes Period. In addition, entrants must have or obtain a personal Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook account to enter the Sweepstakes. Employees of Sponsor, their immediate family members, and persons living in the same household as employees or their immediate family members are not eligible. The term "immediate family member" includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren. All federal, state and local laws apply. Limit one (1) Sweepstakes Entry per person. Reposting does not increase chances of winning. Creating multiple accounts to enter more than once will disqualify all entries. Entrants must abide by Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram rules and terms of service.

HOW TO ENTER. You must join Instagram, Facebook or Twitter to participate in the Sweepstakes and have your photos set to public. Instagram, Twitter and Facebook are all free to use. Before entering the Contest, the "Photos Are Private" option in your account settings must be set to "OFF". To enter, entrants must:
(1) Take a digital image of themselves with Happy Herbivore Light & Lean
(2) Tag the image with #HHLL
(3) Tag @happyherbivore (if applicable); and
(4) Upload the image to the entrant's personal account on Twitter or Instagram, or alternatively, to Happy Herbivore's Facebook wall.

Photos submitted must not infringe the rights of any third party or include minors without consent from the minor's parent or legal guardian. No outsourcing or collaboration among two or more persons or entries is allowed. Entries that are illegible or not complete may be deemed ineligible at the Sponsor's discretion. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Each entrant agrees and confirms that by entering he/she releases any and all rights in and to the material submitted, and that the entry submitted is original to entrant, and that Sponsor and its agents may use the entry materials for the Sweepstakes and for all lawful promotional, marketing and advertising purposes, that no one else owns rights in the entry materials, that entrant has obtained the consent of each person appearing in the entry materials to use her image for purposes authorized by these Rules, and that use of the entry materials as set forth in these Rules does not infringe any intellectual property rights or privacy rights of any third party. Entries may be used by the Sponsor for any lawful purpose without the permission of the entrant or any consideration apart from participation in the Sweepstakes in accordance with these Official Rules. Entries may be publicly posted on the Happy Herbivore website, Happy Herbivore social media, and/or in other media. The Sponsor may, but is under no obligation to, verify the information set forth in an entry prior to publication.

Submitted images must not:

  • Contain material which is (or promote activities which are) in Sponsor's sole discretion, hateful, slanderous, libelous, tortious, sexually explicit, obscene, pornographic, inappropriate, violent, self-mutilating, discriminatory, illegal, offensive, threatening, profane, or harassing; or contain material that is threatening to any person, place, business, group or world peace; or contain words or symbols that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or socioeconomic group; or contain images, words or text portraying nudity, acts of violence, or acts that are or appear to be unlawful or dangerous or in violation of, or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where the entry is created in their application.
  • Contain material that violates or infringes another's rights, including but not limited to material that violates privacy, publicity, or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement. Without limiting the foregoing, submissions must not include third party trademarks, logos, insignia, location signage, photographs, artwork, or sculptures, except those of Sponsor.
  • Include third parties, including but not limited to minors, celebrities and friends, who have not expressly authorized entrant to display their image or likeness on Instagram or otherwise use such images or likenesses in accordance with these Official Rules

PRIZES. There will be one (1) Grand Prize winner who will receive a visit from Lindsay S. Nixon in 2014 (prize valued at $2,000). Odds of winning will depend on the number of entries received. No transfer of prizes is permitted. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. All taxes and other expenses related to any prize are the sole responsibility of the Prize winners.

WINNERS: On or about December 11, 2013, Sponsor will randomly select a Grand Prize winner. The winner will be identified and contacted within 48 hours. Prize winner may be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility and publicity release, and other documentation required by Sponsor, to the extent permitted by applicable law. Prize winner may also be required to Skype with Lindsay S. Nixon. The Prize must be claimed within seven (7) days of notification. If a Prize is not claimed within seven (7) days of notification or if the selected winner is found to not meet all of these Sweepstakes Rules or fails to timely provide required releases and documentation as set forth above, Sponsor will randomly select a new winner until the Prize is accepted and awarded in accordance with these Rules. If another Prize winner is selected, any previously selected winners will have no rights to the Prize, or any other Sweepstakes benefits. This process may be repeated until each Prize has been awarded to a fully-qualifying entrant. For the names of the winners, send a separate self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Happy Herbivore Inc. at the address listed above.

RELEASE AND INDEMNITY. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants hereby release and hold Sponsor, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with or resulting from materials or information submitted in connection with the Sweepstakes and/or acceptance, possession, or use of any prizes including, without limitation, personal injuries, death, property damages and any claims by third parties or otherwise based on intellectual property rights, publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy. Entrants acknowledge that Sponsor, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are not responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prize, except as set forth in these Rules. Winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements of these Rules and Sponsor's decisions as to the administration of the Sweepstakes and prize awards are final.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. 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. Sponsor is not responsible for problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers computer equipment, software, failure of any email to be received by the Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. Under no circumstances will Sponsor award more prizes than the prizes set forth above. In the event that any erroneous duplicative awarding of prizes occurs, the error shall be corrected and the prize awarded to the proper winner based on the criteria set forth above. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, legal challenges, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the Sweepstakes, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Any disputes relating to this Sweepstakes or any prizes awarded in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually without any resort to any form of class action, and any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out of pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes. Under no circumstances shall any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for other damages or have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY PROHIBIT OR LIMIT EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE FOREGOING LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

USE OF DATA. Sponsor will be collecting personal data about participants in accordance with its privacy policy. Entrants will be providing information to Sponsor, not to Instagram, Twitter or Facebook. By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants hereby agree to Sponsor's collection and usage of their personal information as set out in its Privacy Policy and in these Official Rules and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor's privacy policy.

JURISDICTION. Any dispute that may arise hereunder shall be brought solely in the appropriate state or federal court sitting in the State of California, and entrants consent to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such court.

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