Melitta US "Social Media Sweepstake Giveaways" Official Rules


Making a purchase does not increase your chances of winning.

Promotion Period

Promotion time-period will be provided in the giveaway details within the giveaway post. Typically, giveaways begin at the time of posting and an entry end date and time will be included in the post details. Giveaways can end sooner, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion.


Sweepstakes are sponsored by Melitta USA, 13925 58th Street North, Clearwater, Florida 33760 (the “Sponsor”). This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram.


Follow the instructions on the giveaway page post to enter. Winners on Facebook will be notified by a direct reply to their entry comment or an announcement post in the comment section of the giveaway post. Winners on Instagram will be notified by a direct reply to their entry comment or an announcement post in the comment section of the giveaway post.


As a condition of entering a Sweepstakes, each entrant gives consent for Sponsor to obtain and deliver his or her name, address and other information to third parties for the purpose of administering this Sweepstakes and to comply with applicable laws, regulations and rules. Any information entrants provide to Sponsor may be used to communicate with entrant in relation to this Sweepstakes or on a Sweepstakes winner’s list.


Open only to legal residents of the United States, including the District of Columbia (“Territory”) who are 18 years of age or older. If you reside outside the United States or anywhere outside the Territory, or where prohibited or restricted by law, or are otherwise ineligible, you will not be eligible. By signing up, all entrants agree to the Official Rules and all applicable federal, state and local laws. Employees of Melitta USA, its affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, advertising and promotion agencies and the immediate families/households of each are not eligible. Void where prohibited. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. By participating, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules. Except as specifically set forth herein, all other costs including federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of winners. Not responsible for illegible or misdirected signups, signups not received in time for the random drawing, faulty machinery or other mechanical errors or malfunctions. Prizes shipped to U.S. addresses only. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of prize permitted. If prize is not generally available at sweepstakes’ end, another prize of equal or greater value will be substituted. Winners can only win once per 18 months. Potential Winners must confirm that they accept the terms and rules and accept the prize within five days of attempted delivery of winner notification, or prize will be forfeited and an alternate may be selected. Acceptance of prize offered constitutes permission to use winner’s name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting prize, winner agrees to hold sponsor, Melitta USA, their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns, respective parents and subsidiaries harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of use of prize. Winner[s] assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this promotion or use or redemption of any prize. Melitta USA, their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns, respective parents and subsidiaries are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.


Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of entries. In the event of noncompliance with this requirement or if potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted for any reason, the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner selected from among all remaining eligible entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any technology issues resulting in failed or not received communications.


Prizes will be clearly communicated in giveaway posts. An example of a Coffee Lover’s Gift Pack could include a bag of coffee, box of filters and mug. Another example could include coffee, a Pour-Over and box filters). Additional Prize Restrictions: Prizes not redeemable/exchangeable for cash (this excludes only gift certificates where cash redemption is required by law). No prize substitution, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, if advertised prize/prize component is unavailable for any reason, and only then for prize/prize component of equal or greater value. No prize transfer. Limit one (1) prize per person/family/household/address/email address. Odds of winning depend on the total number of entries at the time of drawing.


All taxes on prizes won, if applicable, are the winner’s responsibility. By entering, all participants agree to the terms & conditions of these Official Rules. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Melitta USA to publish winner’s name and/or likeness, if it so chooses, without additional compensation, unless and except where prohibited by law. By entering, participants agree to “hold harmless” Melitta USA and all parties associated with this Sweepstakes from any and all liability arising from, or in connection with, participation in the Sweepstakes and/or acceptance of any prize offered. In the event of non-compliance with these requirements or if, for any prize, notification is returned as undeliverable, or potential winner cannot be contacted for any reason, or potential winner does not reply within five (5) business days, such will be forfeited, and an alternate winner selected. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering (or attempting to tamper) with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or any website, to be acting in violation of the Official Rules or to be acting in a disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. The preceding in no way precludes Sponsor from taking additional measures as permitted by law so as to protect its rights.


Sponsor’s computer is the official clock for purposes of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor and its agencies assume no responsibility for (a) any incomplete, incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical error; (b) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of any website and/or entries; and (c) any problems or technical malfunctions of computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, programming or failure of email on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof, or for injury or damage to entrant’s or to any person’s computer (or any information/materials stored therein) related to or resulting from downloading materials from any website participating in Sweepstakes. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute the waiver of such provision. Melitta USA collects winner information for the purpose of administering this sweepstakes and can include but is not limited to email address, names, phone, date of birth, etc. Questions regarding Melitta USA’s privacy policy can also be found on