Official Rules for Langer’s Deli Photo Contest #LangersDeli

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Langer’s Deli Photo Contest on Instagram

Tag your best Instagram picture of Langer’s Deli or our food for a chance to win a weekly $250.00 gift certificate to Langer’s Deli — home of the world’s best pastrami since 1947. Open 8AM-4PM Monday-Saturday. Park at 7th & Westlake.

  1. Snap a photo of any part of Langer’s Deli experience (your plate, your pals with their permission), your selfies, etc.

    2. Post your picture using the hashtag #LangersDeli in the caption and tag @LangersDeli in the photo itself to enter for a chance to win a weekly $250 gift certificates from Langer’s Deli (as determined by Langer’s Deli). If you don’t tag properly, you are not eligible to enter.

  2. Follow @LangersDeli: Our judges will announce the winner every Monday beginning on March 2, 2020.  (We’ll also contact the winner directly.)

    The contest will last through April 30, 2020.

Terms & Conditions:
No purchase is necessary. The contest begins March 2, 2020, and ends April 30,, 2020. Open to residents 18 or older of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia) at the time of entry unless prohibited by law. Official Rules. Void where prohibited by law.


Official Rules for Langer’s Deli Photo Contest #LangersDeli


Photo Contest
This contest uses the Instagram platform, however it is not endorsed, sponsored, administrated by, or associated with Instagram.



By submitting an entry to the #LangersDeli Photo Contest, you are agreeing to be bound by the following legal terms.

The #LangersDeli Photo Contest: (the “Contest”) will begin at 8:00 am. Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) March 2, 2020 and end at 11:59 PM PST on April 30, 2020 (“Contest Period”). The Contest is sponsored by Langer’s Deli (“Sponsor”). Multiple entries are permitted. Participation is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. You are responsible for checking applicable laws in your jurisdiction before participating in the Contest to make sure that your participation is legal and to ensure that you comply with all relevant laws. You are responsible for obtaining all passports, visas, and other government-required documents and permissions needed to use a prize.

ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open only to residents, 18 or older, of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia) at the time of entry. In order to participate, you must have access to or Instagram app. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor,  Facebook, Instagram, prize participants and the judges or any of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, or any other company or individual involved with the design, production execution or distribution of the Contest and their immediate family (spouse, parents and step-parents, sibling and step-siblings, and children and step-children) and household members (people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year) of each such employee are not eligible to participate and receive prizes. The Contest is subject to all applicable United States federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsors’ decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

HOW TO ENTER: To enter, use the #LangersDeli hashtag in the comments and tag @LangersDeli in your photos when you upload your photos to the Instagram app beginning 8:00 AM PST March 2, 2020and ending at 11:59 PM PST on April 30, 2020 PST (the “Entry Period”). If you are a Winner, @LangersDeli will notify you by Instagram direct message and in the comments of the winning photo. Collectively the uploaded photo and associated text are your “Entry.” Entries should relate to your Langer’s Deli experience which could include, but is not limited to, your food or where you are. Entries should convey qualities of your Langer’s Deli experience that makes your experience unique and exciting. Entrant should consider the quality of the photo, artistic composition, and should make sure that the Entry appeals to a broad audience community.

There is no limitation on the number of entries you can make. However, there will only be one winning photo per week. Winner position is available during the Entry Period to each entrant regardless of his or her number of entries.

JUDGING PERIOD: The Judging Period will occur at the end of the Contest Period. Entries submitted between 8:00 AM PST March 2, 2020 and ending at 11:59 PM PST on April 30, 2020 PST will be considered for judging.

Langer’s Deli will appoint a panel of four (4) judges to choose the Winner. The judges will select a Winner weekly during the program period (the “Winner”) in its sole discretion from among all of the entries. All entries will be judged based on the following criteria, in the sole discretion of the judges:

The criteria is as follows:
(a) appeal of the composition and subject matter;
(b) overall quality of the image;
(c) interpretation of the Langer’s Deli experience; and
(d) uniqueness

The Entry that the judges select each week will be the Winner.


The Winner will be notified by a direct message on Instagram from Langer’s Deli and in the comments of the winning photo. The Winner will be asked to provide contact information and sign and return an affidavit and release. If a Winner does not respond to Langer’s Deli notice or within 72 hours, that Winner may be disqualified. The Winner’s photo may be posted on the Langer’s Deli website and all associated social media accounts.


A potential Winner will be notified by a direct message on Instagram using the direct message information provided by the entrant at the time of Entry and on their Instagram account. If the weekly winner does not respond to Langer’s Deli notice within 72 hours, that potential Winner will be disqualified.  Return of any notification email as “undeliverable” or failure to fully comply with these Official Rules will result in disqualification. In the event of disqualification of any potential Winner, the prize will be forfeited by that potential Winner.  Langer’s Deli is not responsible for notifications that are misdirected, addresses that are no longer correct, or for any other reason beyond the control of Langer’s Deli. If such potential Winner cannot be contacted within a reasonable time period, if the potential Winner is ineligible, if any notification is returned undeliverable, or if the potential Winner otherwise fails to fully comply with these Official Rules, Langer’s Deli may award the applicable prize to an alternate.

THE PRIZES: Once the Weekly Winner is confirmed, Langer’s Deli will announce the Winner on Instagram where the Winners photograph and the name of the Winner may be displayed.

The prize will be $250.00 gift certificates to Langer’s Deli, in-store dining only. Gift certificates cannot be used for associated delivery service orders.

Prize does not include assistance with or travel costs or other expenses, if required. No cash in lieu of prize. No substitution of prizes is permitted except by Sponsor. Prize is not assignable or transferable. Limit one prize per person. If the Winner cannot participate for any reason, that Winner will forfeit the prize. All of the prize elements are subject to change and shall be determined by Langer’s Deli in its sole discretion.

OWNERSHIP OF ENTRIES: Langer’s Deli does not claim any ownership rights in your Entry. By using #LangersDeli on Instagram to submit an Entry, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and grant Langer’s Deli a non-exclusive, fully paid-up and royalty-free, worldwide license to use, modify, delete from, add to, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce and translate your Entry, including without limitation the right to distribute all or part of your Entry in any media formats through any media channels in perpetuity.

By submitting an Entry, entrants consent to the use, by Langer’s Deli, its affiliates, subsidiaries, parents, agents, partners, and licensees, of your name, likeness, and image, in connection with the Contest and Langer’s Deli related marketing activities, in any media or format now known or hereafter invented, in any and all locations, without any payment to or further approval from you. You agree that this consent is perpetual and cannot be revoked.

You acknowledge that the Contest is not sponsored by, endorsed by, administered by, or associated with Instagram and that your Entry is being provided to Langer’s Deli and not to Instagram. You agree that nothing in these Rules grants you a right or license to use the Langer’s Deli name or any trademark or service mark.

WARRANTIES: By submitting an Entry, you represent and warrant that your Entry:
1.    is your own original work;
2.    does not contain material or images that are, in Langer’s Deli sole judgment, obscene, inappropriate for a general audience that may include minors, or defamatory;
3.    does not violate or infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other rights of any person or entity;
4.    does not contain malicious code, such as viruses, timebombs, cancelbots, worms, Trojan horses or other potentially harmful programs or other material or information;
5.    does not feature the likeness of a private individual without that individual’s explicit written permission for its use;
6.    does not and will not violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance, rule or regulation; and
7.    does not trigger any reporting or royalty obligation to any third party.

You further represent and warrant that the rights that you are granting under these Official Rules do not conflict in any way with any other agreement to which you are a party, or with any commitments, restrictions, or obligations that you are under to any other person or entity.


Entry Conditions and Release
By entering, each contestant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, Instagram and/or the Contest judges which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Contest; (b) release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and its respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, the judges, the prize suppliers and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Contest, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a contestant’s Entry, creation of an Entry or submission of an Entry, participation in the Contest, acceptance or use or misuse of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, transmission, performance, exploitation or use of Entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or relating to a contestant’s participation in the Contest and/or contestant’s acceptance, use or misuse of prize.

Except where prohibited, participation in the Contest constitutes Winner’s consent to Sponsor’s (and its affiliates, subsidiaries, parents, agents, partners, and licensees) use of Winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purpose in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

General Conditions
Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsors’ reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion. Sponsors reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual or Competitor it finds to be tampering with the Entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsors reserve the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsors’ failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Sponsors are not responsible for, nor are they required to count, incomplete, late, misdirected, damaged, unlawful or illicit votes, including those secured through payment, votes achieved through automated means or by registering more than one e-mail account and name, using another contestant’s e-mail account and name, as well as those lost for technical reasons or otherwise.

Limitations of Liability
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest, (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Entry process or the Contest; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or receipt or use of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s Submission is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is to provide another submission. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded.

Entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, other than those concerning the administration of the Contest or the determination of the Winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate California State Court; (3) 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 (4) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant 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. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsors 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 of 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.

Sponsors collect personal information from you when you enter the Contest.


Competition Results
For Contest results go the #LangersDeli Photo Contest page at on or about the applicable announcement dates listed above.

Sponsor: Langer’s Delicatessen, Inc., 704 S Alvarado, Los Angeles, CA 90057.


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