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1/1/17

THE FRIGO® CHEESE HEADS® “BITE SIZE STRING BREAK”

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS PROMOTION YOU DECLARE THAT YOU HAVE READ THE OFFICIAL RULES BELOW AND THAT YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS HEREIN.

DATES OF PROMOTION: The Saputo Cheese USA Inc., Frigo® Cheese Heads® “Bite Size String Break” Promotion (the “Promotion”) starts at 10:00:00 AM Central Time (“CT”) on January 3, 2017, and ends at 9:59:59 AM CT on March 13, 2017 (the “Promotion Period”). The Promotion consists of ten (10) weekly Instant Win Games (each, a “Game”), each with its own game play period (“Weekly Game Play Period”) as indicated in the chart below and its own pool of Weekly Prizes (as described below). To participate in each Game, you must submit at least one (1) Game Play (as defined below) during each Weekly Game Play Period for that week’s Game. Each Weekly Game Play Period begins at 10:00:00 AM CT on a Tuesday and ends at 9:59:59 AM CT on a Monday.

Game Weekly Game Play Period
1 1/3/17 - 1/9/17
2 1/10/17 - 1/16/17
3 1/17/17 - 1/23/17
4 1/24/17 - 1/30/17
5 1/31/17 - 2/6/17
Game Weekly Game Play Period
6 2/7/17 - 2/13/17
7 2/14/17 - 2/20/17
8 2/21/17 - 2/27/17
9 2/28/17 - 3/6/17
10 3/7/17 - 3/13/17

ELIGIBILITY: Promotion is open to all legal US residents physically residing in the 50 United States and District of Columbia who are at least 18 years of age or older at time of participation, and have reached the age of majority in their state of residence. Employees and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings or spouse, regardless of where they live; or persons living in same household, whether related or not) of Saputo Cheese USA Inc. (the “Sponsor”), its affiliated companies, contractors, subsidiaries, distributors, sales representatives, vendors, advertising and promotion agencies, and any other entities directly associated with this Promotion (collectively, “Released Parties”) are not eligible to participate, play or win. Void in Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, US Military installations in foreign countries and where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Winning a Prize (as defined below) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

Entries from anyone who has been a prize winner in any contest, sweepstakes or promotion sponsored by the Sponsor in the twelve (12) months prior to the Promotion start date will NOT be considered.

HOW TO PLAY: To participate in the Promotion and play a Game, log on to www.takeastringbreak.com (the “Website”) during the Promotion Period and follow the on-screen instructions to register by providing your first name, last name, email address, physical street address (no P.O. boxes), city, state and ZIP Code, and confirm that you are 18 years of age or older at time of participation and have read and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (collectively, the “Registration”). After Registration, you will be invited to play a Game by clicking on one of the suitcases shown onscreen (referred to as “Game Play”). If, after Game Play, a winning message appears instantly on screen, you are a potential winner of the prize indicated, subject to verification of your winning Game Play, eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. If a non-winning message or any other message appears instantly on screen, you are not a winner. After Registration, you will only need to enter your email address where indicated to play on subsequent days.

LIMIT: Entrants shall respect the following limit otherwise they may be disqualified: One (1) Game Play per person/per email/per day during the Promotion Period. Each person may only use one (1) email address to participate in this Promotion, and such email address may only be used by one person regardless of whether the email address is shared by two or more people. Any entrant who uses more than one (1) email address to enter this Promotion will be disqualified and/or any prizes won will be forfeited, subject to Sponsor’s sole discretion. Incomplete Game Plays and Game Plays not complying with these Official Rules are subject to disqualification. No correspondence regarding individual Game Plays will be acknowledged or entered into with entrants. Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules.

INTERNET LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor is not responsible for: failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone or data transmission systems; interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in any transmission or communication; traffic congestion on the Internet or any technical problem, including but not limited to any injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from Promotion participation; or other problems or errors of any kind whether computer, network, mechanical, human, electronic, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Promotion.

WEEKLY PRIZES: The following prizes are available to be won in each Game: Two (2) Grand Prizes each consisting of a check in the amount of $500.00 made payable to the winner; Five (5) First Prizes each consisting of a check in the amount of $300.00 made payable to the winner; Ten (10) Second Prizes each consisting of a check in the amount of $100.00 made payable to the winner; and Thirty-Three (33) Third Prizes each consisting of a free Frigo® Cheese Heads® String Cheese 12-count product each awarded as a free product coupon. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Third Prize: $6.00. Total ARV of all prizes awarded in each Game: $3,698. Limit: One (1) prize per person throughout the Promotion. ANY UNAWARDED/UNCLAIMED PRIZES FROM ANY GAME WILL NOT BE ROLLED OVER INTO SUBSEQUENT GAMES AND WILL REMAIN UNAWARDED. Prizes are subject to availability and other restrictions, including state, local, and federal laws and limitations that may apply. All federal, state and local taxes, including, but not limited to, any taxes imposed on the income of the Prize winners as a result of winning a Prize and all other expenses not specifically mentioned herein as part of a Prize are solely the responsibility of the Prize winners.

Prizes are non-transferable and no cash redemption (if applicable) or substitution allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right at any time to substitute a prize or a component thereof for any reason with a prize or a prize component of equal or greater value, including, without limitation, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion, a cash award.

UNCLAIMED/UNREDEEMED PRIZES WILL NOT BE AWARDED.

GENERAL RULES OF PARTICIPATION: This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, local and municipal laws. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Promotion or these Official Rules. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, undeliverable or incomplete Game Plays.

Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant that Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, violates these Official Rules.

In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an individual who actually submitted an online Game Play, the Game Play will be deemed submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email account provided in the Registration. "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email account by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Potential Prize winners may be required to show proof of being the Authorized Account Holder.

If for any reason this Promotion is not able to be conducted as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion in whole and in part at any time and without notice and award any unawarded Prizes in a random drawing from among those entrants whose eligible Game Plays were received up to the cancellation/suspension date. If a technical error, programming error, printing error, seeding error or the like occurs and results in more potential winners than available prizes for a particular prize level, Sponsor may elect to not award prizes over the stated limit, and if feasible, Sponsor may elect to hold a random drawing from all eligible non-suspect claims received to award the indicated number of prizes for the prize in dispute. In no event will the Sponsor be obligated to award more than the stated number of prizes in these Official Rules.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

This Promotion is void where prohibited by law.

NO LIABILITY: By participating, entrants and Prize winners agree to comply with all Official Rules, as stated, and to release Sponsor, its officers, employees and agencies from any and all loss, cost, damage and/or liability as a result of their participation in this Promotion, as well as acceptance and/or usage of Prizes awarded (including without limitation to claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light). By participating, entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any claims made by Prize winners, entrants or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of this Promotion as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the Prizes or participation in any Promotion-related activity or participation in this Promotion. All third-party trademarks are used herein for identification purposes only and are the property of their respective owners. Information supplied by entrants is used for the purpose of notifying Prize winners, and will not be sold by Sponsor to any third parties.

PRIZE WINNERS SELECTION: Prizes for each Game will be randomly assigned to specific times during each corresponding Weekly Game Play Period (each a “Winning Time”). The first person to submit a Game Play at or after one of the randomly generated Winning Times (as recorded by the Website software) will be a potential Prize winner, subject to verification of Game Play, eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. The odds of winning a Prize in any Game depends upon the time of day at which a Game Play is recorded by the Website software during any given Weekly Game Play Period, the number of Game Plays received for that Game, and the order in which they are received. Prizes will be awarded in the order in which they become available in accordance with the Promotion technology. If multiple entries are received at exactly the same time, the Promotion technology will assign each a different or next-available, unused time. Proof of receipt of a winning message (screenshots, etc.) does not constitute proof of a winning Game Play. The computer clock of the Website will be the official timekeeping device for this Promotion. Please allow 6 to 8 weeks from March 13, 2017 for prize delivery. Prizes that are undeliverable or for which prize claims do not comply with these Official Rules will be forfeited and will not be awarded.

TO CLAIM PRIZE: Except where prohibited, Winners may be required to complete and return to Sponsor, within seven (7) days of Sponsor’s request, documentation as reasonably requested by Sponsor (“Winner Documents”), including for example a Prize Acceptance, Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability, photocopy of driver’s license or government I.D., IRS Form W-9 and/or, if legally permissible, a Publicity Release in order to claim the Prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted within ten (10) days of the first attempt to contact him/her or if he/she fails to return Winner Documents as requested, within the required time period, potential Prize Winner forfeits his/her right to the Prize.

FACEBOOK: This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Facebook. The entrants understand that they are providing information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook. The information provided will only be used for the administration of this Promotion. Facebook is completely released of all liability by each entrant in this Promotion. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Promotion must be directed to the Sponsor and not Facebook.

PUBLICITY RELEASE: Prize winners consent to the use of their names, likenesses, biographical information and voices in Sponsor advertising worldwide without additional compensation (TN residents will not be required to sign a publicity release as a condition of winning a Prize).

OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped business-size envelope by March 13, 2017 to: Frigo® Cheese Heads® Bite Sized String Break Promotion Rules Request, Saputo Cheese USA Inc., One Overlook Point, Suite 300, Lincolnshire Corporate Center, Lincolnshire, IL 60069. VT & WA residents may omit return postage.

WINNERS LIST REQUEST: For names of winners, please send a self-addressed, stamped business-size envelope by March 13, 2017, to: Frigo® Cheese Heads® “Bite Sized String Break” Promotion Winners, Saputo Cheese USA Inc., One Overlook Point, Suite 300, Lincolnshire Corporate Center, Lincolnshire, IL 60069. VT & WA residents may omit return postage.

SPONSOR: Promotion is sponsored by Saputo Cheese USA Inc., One Overlook Point, Suite 300, Lincolnshire Corporate Center, Lincolnshire, IL 60069, which is solely responsible for all aspects of this Promotion.

PRIVACY NOTICE: Personal information collected during the Promotion may be used by Sponsor and its affiliates and subcontractors for purposes of Promotion administration, winner identification and qualification, winner notification and prize award.

© 2017 Saputo Cheese USA Inc. All rights reserved. Frigo®, Cheese Heads® and all related indicia are registered trademarks used by Saputo Cheese USA Inc.