Ask and Win Contest Rules

These rules apply to all contests conducted by SodaHead.com (the "Website"). Each contest may have its own specific rules which will be set forth in a separate addition to these rules.

Who Can Enter

1. Contest is open to residents of the United States and its territories and possessions who are the age of majority in their territory of residence at time of entry. Void where prohibited by law.

2. Website reserves the right to examine identification and may reasonably choose to accept or deny awarding the prize based on the identification presented.

3. Employees (including, without limitation, part-time or temporary employees) of the Website, contest sponsors, advertising and promotion agencies (including publishers) at any time during the applicable contesting period and the immediate family and other household members (i.e., spouses, parents, grandparents, children, grandchildren, roommates, housemates, significant others, partners and siblings) of each of the above are NOT eligible to enter and/or to win the Contest.

4. Persons who have won another contest or promotion of any kind from the Website within the immediately preceding thirty (30) days or prizes valued over $600 within the immediately preceding six (6) months are NOT eligible to enter and/or to win any other Website contest, unless expressly specified otherwise in contest rules for the specific contest at issue. For contests that run beyond thirty (30) days, contestants may only win one prize per contest.


5. No purchase is necessary to enter or win.

6. Contestants may enter as often as they wish and only one winner per household per contest (only the first chronologically prize won will be awarded), unless expressly specified otherwise in contest rules for the specific contest at issue.

7. Website is not responsible for any technical difficulties experienced due to overload, busy signals, loss of phone service, electronic problems or any other factor that may prevent an individual from completing a phone call, receiving an email, accessing the Website, or for any technical malfunction related to any telephone connection, servers, routers, or any other technical problem that may impact entry, participation or prize claim. Website not responsible for any printing errors.

8. All entries become the property of the Website and will not be acknowledged or returned. Entries received that are mutilated, tampered with, illegible, or from ineligible entrants will be void. Entries that are determined to be fraudulent will be void, and the person making such an entry barred from further participation in that contest. Incomplete entries may be disqualified in Website's sole discretion.

9. One or more contests may be announced from time to time. Website may run more than one contest simultaneously, but entries will only be solicited for one contest at a time.

10. Depending on the contest, the Website will designate the required method of entry. The following apply to the applicable entry method designated:

a. For Internet based entries, use of robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry modes is prohibited and will be void. In case of an identity dispute, the registered user of the email account on the date of entry will be the recognized user.

b. For internet based entries when entry requires membership to the Website: Membership is free. There is no cost to become a member of the Website. Incomplete registrations may be invalidated in Website's sole discretion. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of a member, the holder of the e-mail account will be deemed the the person who submitted the membership. The holder of the e-mail account is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the second level domain associated with the e-mail address in question. Limit one membership per person and one membership per e-mail address. Members are required to provide truthful information when completing Club membership registration form. If Website determines that any registration form contains false or fraudulent information or is submitted by a person other than the one named in the form or by an ineligible entrant, such form will be disqualified and that member will be prohibited from participating in this contest. If a Member cancels his/her membership during any contest in which such Member is entered (or was automatically entered), such Member may no longer be eligible to win a prize in such contest, in Website's sole discretion. Contest entry .

c. For contests involving Website's obligation to notify qualifiers or finalists or where there is a deadline for prize claims, if the Website did not have actual contact (in person or telephonic) with the winner as part of the contest, Website will only be required to leave one message at the number provided in the entry form (if applicable). If no answer or answering machine is reached, Website will not be obligated to attempt any further contact. However, Website reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to attempt to contact any qualifier/entrant/finalist/winner more than once and shall not be required to attempt to contact all qualifiers/entrants/finalists... an equal number of times.


11. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein or stated otherwise, no person will be entitled to receive any prize until after their eligibility has been confirmed or accepted by Website and all required paperwork (including, without limitation, liability release agreements) have been completed by the pending winner within the required deadlines.

12. Prizes will be released to winners only. Winners are required to present a valid state photo ID and valid social security number in order to pick up any prize. All winners are required to sign a Release relieving the Website, its parents, subsidiaries, officers, directors, members, managers, employees, agents and contest sponsors from any and all liability with respect to the contestant's participation in the contest and the receipt and/or use of the prize. Any person who refuses to sign the Release and/or provide a social security number will forfeit the contest prize.

13. Website reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for all contests and giveaways. Non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash. No transfer or assignment of prizes is allowed.

14. Prizes not claimed within thirty (30) business days of being awarded, or in the case of a time sensitive prize, within its period of usability, shall be considered forfeited and will become property of Website. Such prize may be disposed of at the discretion of Website Management.

15. Winners are responsible for paying all applicable local, county, state and federal taxes on prizes based on the estimated retail value of the prize, as set forth in the contest rules, and will be issued an IRS 1099 form for all prizes won from Website where the aggregate value of all prizes is $600 or more.

16. Specific restrictions regarding awarded prizes will be provided, if applicable, to the winner. Unless restrictions delivered to a specific winner differ from the following, the following will apply generally to prizes awarded in Website contests:

(a) Any prize involving air travel will include only round-trip, coach-class air transportation from a commercial airport or as restricted by prize sponsor.

(b) Any prize involving overnight accommodations will include only one room, double occupancy; room and tax only; neither incidental expenses nor ground transportation will be included.

(c) Any prize involving travel (overnight accommodations, flight, motor coach, and/or rail etc.) may require that the winner and/or the winner's guest(s) be over 18 or over 21.

(d) Any prize involving travel (overnight accommodations, flight, motor coach, and/or rail etc.) is based on availability and subject to additional restrictions including blackouts, peak period restrictions and expiration dates imposed by Website, sponsors and/or agents participating in the contest. These restrictions are not subject to negotiation. In addition, such winners/guests are solely responsible for obtaining any international travel documents, visas or passports required. Reservations are non-transferable and once booked and confirmed may not be re-scheduled.

(e) With respect to travel and/or event tickets of any kind, Website and sponsors are not responsible for replacing or reimbursing winners with any form of compensation for flights or events that are canceled, rescheduled or delayed. All cancellations are deemed beyond the control of Website and its sponsors. This includes, but is not limited to, event cancellations, trip schedule changes, flight cancellations, changes in travel arrangements, travel delays of any form and duration, as well as all delays or cancellations due to acts of nature, terrorism (including threats), illness or war. Additionally, Website is not responsible for any work stoppage that may affect Website's ability to provide any of the prizes. Website is not responsible for any expenses incurred by contest winners as a result of such cancellations or delays.

(f) Any prize that is awarded in the form of a gift certificate may have an expiration date and use of such certificate may be based on availability and include black-out periods, restrictions or excluded items (for example, tax, tips, alcoholic beverage, or goods from a particular manufacturer). Gift certificates are only redeemable at the locations for which they are specified.

(g) Any prize involving the award of cash will be paid in the form of a company check, payable only to the winner and no other person. Checks will be ready for pick-up within 30 business days after winning.

(h) In all instances in which winner has the right to select specific products, the choice or products offered may be limited by the Sponsor or certain specific products or manufacturers may be excluded. Winner will receive more information on such restrictions and limitations after they have been awarded the prize.


17. Odds of winning depend on the how the contest is conducted. For random drawings, the odds of winning will depend upon number of entries received. All tie breaking procedures will be announced on-air and/or communicated in writing to tied contest participants.

18. Website Management shall be the sole arbiters in all matters relating to the contest and in the interpretation of contest rules. Their decisions shall be final. Entry into the contests constitutes agreement by contestants to abide by these rules, as well as any other rules established by Website.

19. By participating in a Website contest, entrants hereby agree that Website has no responsibility or liability in connection with any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by or resulting from the acceptance, possession and/or use of a prize or an entrant's participation in any such contest.

20. By participating in a Website contest, entrants hereby consent to the Website and contest sponsors' usage of any one or more of the following for advertising and promotional purposes without payment of additional consideration: contestant's name; comment, voice; likeness; biographical information; his/her participation in the contest; and the substance of the contestant's site interaction.

23. Complete contest rules are available at the online at http://www.sodahead.com/question/256543/what-is-your-worst-va...

24. Website contests are subject to all applicable laws and regulations and are void where prohibited.

25. Website reserves the right to: (i) terminate or declare any Contest null and void and rescind any prize, if in its sole judgment, the rules or the integrity of the Contest have been violated or compromised in any way, intentionally or unintentionally by any person whether or not a participant in the Contest; (ii) alter or amend these Contest rules at any time; and (iii) stop or conclude the Contest at any time without prior notice.

26. These are general contest rules, and rules for individual contests may vary. To the extent that any specific contest rules differ from these rules, the specific contest rules will govern and control.