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    McAlister's Loves Teachers

    MCALISTER’S LOVES TEACHERS CONTEST!
    OFFICIAL RULES


    NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. You are not yet a winner. The McAlister’s Loves TEAchers Contest! (the “Contest”) starts at 9:00 am Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on April 2, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 pm EST on April 21, 2019 (the “Promotional Period”). The Contest is governed by these Official Rules (the “Rules”), and is subject to all applicable U.S. federal, state and local laws, and provincial or territorial laws, and is void wherever prohibited by law.

    1. SPONSOR: The sponsor of the Contest is McAlister’s Franchisor SPV LLC (“McAlister’s” or “Sponsor”).
    2. HOW TO ENTER: An individual (“Entrant”) can nominate a teacher (“Nominee”) for the Contest by visiting the Sponsor’s landing page www.mcalistersdeli.com/teacher-appreciation and submitting the nomination form (“Entry”). All Entries must include a valid email address to enter the Contest. Entries must be submitted in English. Only one (1) entry per Entrant; submitting multiple entries will not increase an Entrant’s chances of winning. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and exclusive business judgement to disqualify any Entry that it believes contains inappropriate content, that does not comply with these Rules, or that is not consistent with the spirit or theme of the Contest.
    3. OBJECT: To honor teachers who have made an impact in the community . The Sponsor will select three (3) winners (each a “Winner”) from the eligible Nominees to receive the Prize (as defined below).
    4. ELIGIBILITY: Contest open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia (excluding residents of Puerto Rico and U.S. territories and possession) who are 18 years of age or older or the age of majority in his/her state of residence. Employees of Sponsor, individual McAlister’s Deli restaurants and McAlister’s franchisees and their respective immediate families or persons residing in the same household of such employees are ineligible to enter and win. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year, whether related or not. Participation in the Contest constitutes Entrant’s and Nominee’s full and unconditional agreement to be bound by these Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning a Prize (as defined below) is contingent upon fulfilling the requirements set forth in these Rules. Entrants and Nominees, may be required to provide proof of identification and eligibility as required by Sponsor.
    5. CONTENT RESTRICTIONS. Entrants must not include any of the following content (the "Content Restrictions") in any Entry: (i) pornography, adult-oriented content or any other sexually- explicit material; (ii) materials relating to lotteries or gambling; (iii) explicit language or content, images showing violence, or promotion of illegal activities; (iv) content in violation of intellectual property rights or laws; (v) libelous, defamatory, disparaging, tortuous or slanderous materials; (vi) content that denigrates, disparages or reflects negatively on the Sponsor, affiliates or their owners and employees; (vii) tobacco, alcohol or drugs; (viii) dangerous stunts; (ix) real weapons of any kind including, but not limited to, guns, knives or projectiles; (x) material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, age or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation; (xi) individuals under legal age of majority without providing a signed release from parent or legal guardian; (xii) audio and/or visual content owned by any third party (e.g., recorded music; pre-produced video, etc.); and (xiii) material that is unlawful, or otherwise in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where the entry is created. Any Entry that does not comply with the foregoing, in the sole discretion of Sponsor, will be disqualified and eliminated from consideration.
    6. JUDGING & ODDS OF WINNING. At the conclusion of the Promotional Period, a panel of qualified judges, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will review and score the Entries received and will select three (3) Nominees with the highest scoring Entries based upon the following criteria:
      • Creativity and Originality of Entry (34%);
      • Fit to the Contest Theme (33%);
      • And
      • Quality of Entry (33%).

      The three (3) Entries that received the highest overall score will be deemed the potential Winners. In the event of an exact tie in the scores of 2 or more Entries, the entrant whose Entry received the highest score in the Creativity and Originality of Entry category, as determined by the qualified judges, will be deemed the potential winner among the tied Entries. If they remain tied, Sponsor will compare their scores for Quality of Entry, followed by the score of Fit to the Contest Theme. If they are still tied, Sponsor may consider which was submitted first in time. Sponsor reserves the right not to choose the advertised number of winners if it determines, in its sole discretion, that it did not receive a sufficient quantity or quality of eligible Entries. Odds of winning depend on the quality of Entries received. Winner selection is under the supervision of Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all respects.
    7. PRIZES / APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): Sponsor will award three (3) Winners the Prize, which includes both of the following: (i) a McAlister’s Deli restaurant catering delivery of cookies and tea in an amount not to exceed $150 (the “Catering”) and (ii) a $1,000 VISA gift card for the purchase of school and classroom supplies (the “Gift Card,” and together with the Catering, the “Prize”).
      The total ARV of the Prize is $3,450. The Catering must be redeemed during Teachers Appreciation Week, May 6, 2019 through May 10, 2019. The Catering may either (i) be delivered to the Winner’s school, as identified on the Entry form, provided such school is within fifteen (15) miles of the McAlister’s Deli restaurant selected on the Entry form (“Redeeming Restaurant”), or (ii) be delivered to, or provided at, another location in the community mutually agreed to by Sponsor and Nominee, which may include the Redeeming Restaurant. Catering may only be delivered or provided during the normal catering and delivery hours of the Redeeming Restaurant. In the event the Catering is delivered to Winner’s school or other location in the community, Winner shall be responsible for securing authorization from the appropriate person(s) for such delivery and ensuring the Catering delivery complies with any policies of the school or other location. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor.
      All other expenses not specifically listed herein are solely the Winner’s responsibility. Prize subject to any and all applicable terms and conditions. Any depictions of Prizes are for illustrative purposes only. All federal, state and local taxes on the Prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner. No transfer, refund, substitution, or replacement of Prizes permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a Prize of equal or greater value (or cash equivalent). Any portion of the Prize not accepted or unclaimed and/or unused by the Winner will be forfeited and will not be substituted. Prize is not assignable or transferable. Winner may not substitute Prize.
    8. NOTIFICATION: The Entrant will be notified via email on or about May 6, 2019 that their Nominee is the potential winner. Such notification will include instructions for claiming the Prize and coordinating Prize delivery with the Winner. Entrant must respond to Sponsor’s email notification within twenty-four (24) hours and in the manner specified in such notification or the Prize will be forfeited. Winner must complete and return to Sponsor or its designated agent an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release (“Affidavit”) within twenty-four hours of Sponsor emailing such Affidavit to the Winner or the Prize will be forfeited. At the sole discretion of Sponsor, disqualification or forfeiture may result from any of the following: (i) Entrant’s failure to respond to notification; (ii) failure of potential Winner to complete and return the Affidavit; (iii) the failure of notification due to deactivation of the Entrant’s email account prior to receipt of notification; (iv) return of notification as undeliverable; (v) potential winner’s failure to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof of age, identity and eligibility; (vi) Entrant’s or potential winner’s failure to validly claim the Prize by the deadline specified; and (vii) any other noncompliance with these Rules. In the event the Prize is forfeited, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award or not award the forfeited Prize to an alternate winner.
    9. CONDITIONS: Sponsor is not liable for award of any Prize to Entrants or Nominees who have violated these Rules. Contest subject to all federal, state, provincial and local laws and is void wherever prohibited by law. By entering in the Contest and accepting the Prize, Entrant and Winner consent to the use of their name, photographs, likenesses, pictures, portraits, voice, biographical information and/or any statements made by Entrant and/or Winner regarding the Contest or Sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By participating, Entrants and Winner agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Woobox, Redeeming Restaurant and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, franchisees, officers and directors, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury (including emotional distress) and/or death which may occur in connection with preparation for, or participation in, the Contest, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of the Prize or participation in any Contest-related activity and for any claims or causes of action based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.
    10. PRIVACY: Sponsor may collect personal data from Entrants and Nominees during the Contest, using Woobox data collection for the Entries. This information will be used for the purposes of administering the Contest, publicizing the Contest and other promotional purposes that benefit Sponsor. Information collected from Entrant and Nominee are subject to Sponsor’s and Woobox privacy policies, which can be found at http://www.focusbrands.com/privacy-policy and http://woobox.com/privacy.
    11. ADDITIONAL TERMS:Sponsor, Sponsor’s parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors shall not have any obligation or responsibility with regard to: (i) entries that contain inaccurate information or do not comply with these Rules; (ii) Entries, Prize claims or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient, in whole or in part, due to computer, human or technical error of any kind; (iii) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (iv) any inability of the Winner to accept the Prize for any reason; (v) if a Prize cannot be awarded due to travel delays or interruptions due to Acts of God, natural disasters, terrorism or weather; or (vi) any damages or losses of any kind caused by any Prize or resulting from awarding, acceptance, possession, use, misuse, loss or misdirection of any Prize or resulting from participating in this promotion or any promotion or Prize related activities. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of this promotion or otherwise violating these Rules. If Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that technical difficulties or unforeseen events outside its control compromise the integrity or viability of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right to void the Entries at issue, modify the Contest and/or terminate the relevant portion of the Contest, including the entire Contest.
      Except where prohibited by law, by submitting an Entry and/or accepting the Prize, Entrants and Winner agree that all issues and questions concerning the constructions, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Rules, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor, Entrants, and Winner shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws of any jurisdiction. Entrants and Winner agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this Contest or awarding of the Prize, shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of Georgia and Entrant and Winner hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. Except where prohibited, by participating in this Contest, Entrant and Winner agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or awarding of the Prize, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of- pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in this Contest but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim 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. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.
      If any provision of these Rules is held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.
    12. ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNER: To receive a written announcement of the Winner, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to McAlister’s Loves TEAchers Contest!, 5620 Glenridge Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30342. The Winner announcement shall be available for up to four (4) weeks after Winner is selected.

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