Crystal Geyser Sparkling Essence of Life Giveaway Contest Official Rules

July 13, 2017

Rules and Conditions


The “CGSW Essence of Life” campaign is sponsored by Crystal Geyser Sparkling Water (“Sponsor”). This contest is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in the contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the contest, as determined by Sponsor are final in all respects. The contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.


  1. Promotion Description. 

This promotion is sponsored by Crystal Geyser Sparkling Water (“Sponsor”) and is open to residents of the United States.  Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. You are providing your information to Crystal Geyser Sparkling Water.

  1. Eligibility. 

This Promotion is open only to Facebook and Instagram Users, who are residents of the United States, eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry and, who have Internet access and a valid e-mail account prior to the beginning of the Promotion. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant. Employees of Crystal Geyser Sparkling Water and their parent and affiliate companies and advertising and production agencies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee or entity are not eligible to participate in this Contest. Only one entry per individual will be accepted, and multiple entries will be disqualified.

  1. Contest Period.

The Contest begins July 13, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. PDT and ends August 31, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. PDT (“Contest Period”). All entries must be received on or before 11:59 p.m. PDT on August 31, 2017. Sponsor reserves the right to extend or shorten the contest at its sole discretion.

  1. How to Enter. 

There are two ways to enter this Promotion. Beginning July 13th, 2017, individuals can log on to the Crystal Geyser Sparkling Water Facebook page and post an image and caption that represent what the Essence of Life means to them. Alternatively, individuals can post an image and caption that represent what the Essence of Life means to them on their personal Instagram account. In both instances the hashtags #EssenceofLife and #CrystalGeyserSparkling must be used in the caption.

All entries become the property of Sponsor(s), and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to use any information submitted by entrants. Entries will be void if they are, in whole or in part, incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, counterfeit, altered, or obtained through theft or fraud.  The use of inappropriate photos such as but not limited to using profanity, nudity or any other element Crystal Geyser Sparkling Water representatives deem inappropriate will be immediately removed and contestant will be disqualified. Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or mutilated entries, including due to transmission, technical, and/or network failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any hardware or software (whether originating with sender or Sponsor(s), telephonic failures, human error, or any other error or malfunction. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void.  Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted by an individual or the authorized account holder of an e-mail address shall be determined by Sponsor(s) in its/their sole discretion, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the promotion.

  1. Prizes.

Crystal Geyser will award a total of 6 “Essence of Life” prizes. Prizes will include a FujiFilm Instax camera,1 pack of film or more, as well as Crystal Geyser Sparkling Water.

  1. How the Prize will be Awarded. 

The winners will be chosen in a random drawing. Randomized drawings will occur on 8/10 and 9/1. Winners will be notified via Facebook, and prizes will be mailed to winners upon receipt of their address.

  1. Odds of Winning. 

The odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

  1. Conditions of Acceptance of Prize. 

Proof of ownership of photo may be required. Prize will be sent via US Postal Services or UPS for all US entries. Crystal Geyser Sparkling Water cannot guarantee any time of delivery for prize. Winners will be informed of shipping and tracking information upon mailing of prize. Prize(s) may not be exchanged for cash or any other consideration. Except where prohibited by law, participation in this contest constitutes each winner’s consent to Crystal Geyser Sparkling Water and all other sponsors and venues, right to publicize and broadcast the winner’s name, contest photo submission, and likeness, the fact that he or she won, and all matters incidental thereto, for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

  1. Limitation on Liability. 

By entering this promotion, each entrant forever discharges and releases Sponsor(s), Facebook, Instagram, and its/their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability, claims, causes of action, suits, and demands of any kind arising from or in connection with the promotion, including, without limitation, responsibility for property damage, loss of life, or personal injury resulting from or in connection with participating in the promotion or from or in connection with use or receipt of the prize(s), however caused.

  1. Sponsor’s Reservation of Rights. 

These official rules are subject to modification by Crystal Geyser Sparkling Water. In the event of a dispute, all decisions made by Crystal Geyser Sparkling Water are final and binding.  Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process or voting process, or who otherwise acts in violation of these official rules.  Sponsor(s) further reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, or modify this promotion if, for any reason, the promotion is not capable of completion as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, technical corruption, force majeure, or non-authorized human intervention that compromises or affects the administration, fairness, integrity, security, or proper conduct of the promotion.

  1. Disputes

Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Northern District of California or the appropriate California State Court located in San Francisco County, California; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of- pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest,  but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and 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.

Any questions regarding this Contest should be directed to Crystal Geyser Sparkling Water at