Stella & Dot Getaway Giveaway Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SPONSORS: Stella & Dot LLC, 1111 Bayhill Drive, Suite 375, San Bruno, CA 94066 (collectively, “Sponsors”). Instagram is neither affiliated with nor sponsors of, this giveaway (“Giveaway”).
ELIGIBILITY: This Giveaway is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada (excluding Québec), who are at least the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence as of the beginning of the Giveaway Period (as defined below) and who have an Instagram account. The Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and local laws. Employees of Stella & Dot and its parent companies, affiliated companies, subsidiaries and any of their agents, advertising, promotional and other agencies, and the immediate families (parents, siblings, children and spouse) and persons living in the same household of such employees/directors/officers are not eligible to enter the Giveaway or win a prize (the “Prize”). Stella & Dot Independent Business Owners are eligible to enter.
HOW TO ENTER: This Giveaway begins at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (“PDT”) on September 2, 2015 and ends on September 4, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. (the “Giveaway Period”), PDT. To enter, during the Giveaway Period, you must (A) have an Instagram account and follow Stella & Dot on Instagram (www.instagram.com/stelladot) and (B) have a Twitter account and follow @stelladot on Twitter and (C) Have a Pinterest account and follow @stellaanddot on Pinterest. For the avoidance of doubt, a product purchase is NOT required, nor will a purchase enhance your chances of winning. You may also enter the Giveaway by sending a 3×5 card with your name, address, email address and the words “Enter me in the Stella & Dot Rose Gold Giveaway” written on the card to the following address: Stella & Dot Rose Gold Giveaway, Entry Request, c/o Stella & Dot, 11111 Bayhill Drive, Suite 375, San Bruno, CA 94066. There is a limit of one (1) entry per valid email address and per person. Duplication may result in disqualification. All Giveaway entries must be received and recorded within the Giveaway Period. The Administrator’s computer is the official timekeeping device for this Giveaway. All entries must be submitted (and, if mailed in, postmarked) during the Giveaway Period as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion. Any mail-in entries must be received within 7 days of the end of the Giveaway Period. Any attempt by a participant to obtain more than the allowable entries will void all of that participant’s entries. By entering, entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements. Sponsors reserve the right to verify eligibility of all entrants. Illegible and/or incomplete entries, and entries submitted by entrants who do not meet the eligibility requirements are void. Sponsors and their agents are not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries, for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, for lost or unavailable network connections, or for failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions or any human error which may occur in the receipt or processing of the entries. Sponsors reserve the right to modify the scheduling of the Giveaway without prior notification. Use of computer programs, macro, programmed, robotic, automatic and other similar means to enter the Giveaway is prohibited and may result in the disqualification of entries and/or the entrant. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, Sponsors reserve the right to determine identity of entrant in its sole discretion. All entries become the sole property of the Sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Potential winner will be selected on or about September 4, 2015, in a random drawing by Stella & Dot or its designees, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the Giveaway (“Potential Winner”). The Potential Winner will be notified by email by Stella & Dot or its designees using the email address provided in the Giveaway entry or via social media account (“Prize Notification”) and Potential Winner must respond by email within 7 calendar days of the date of the Prize Notification (the “Deadline”), and sign a Declaration or Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release, if requested (collectively, the “Giveaway Documents”). Potential Winner must sign and return the Giveaway Documents postmarked within 14 calendar days of the date the Potential Winner received the Giveaway Documents, or the Prize will be forfeited and an alternate Potential Winner selected for each such unclaimed Prize. Potential Winner may also be required to correctly answer a time-limited, multi-part math question. Sponsors are not responsible for the failure for any reason whatsoever of Potential Winners to receive their Prize Notification or for Sponsors to receive Potential Winners’ response and/or Giveaway Documents. Return of any Prize Notification or Giveaway Documents as undeliverable, the inability of Sponsors to contact a Potential Winner, the failure of a Potential Winner to contact Sponsors in a timely manner, the inability of a Potential Winner to accept or receive the Prize for any reason, and/or the non-acceptance by a Potential Winner of any Prize for any reason will result in disqualification of such Potential Winner, and alternate Potential Winner will be selected randomly from all remaining eligible entries received. Sponsors will not be required to select more than one alternate Potential Winner. Potential Winner who receives the Prize is known as the “Winner.”
PRIZE: $200 towards a Stella & Dot product. Approximate Retail Value (ARV): US $200.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: Prize is subject to availability. Winner is not entitled to any surplus between the actual retail value of his/her Prize and its stated ARV; and any difference between the stated ARV and actual value of the Prize will not be awarded. No cash redemption or prize substitution allowed, except by the Sponsors, who reserve the right in their sole discretion to substitute cash value or another prize it believes is of equal or greater value. Prize is non-transferable. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Giveaway Period. All Prizes are awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied (including without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). Acceptance, participation in and/or use of the Prize is at the Winner’s sole risk, and Sponsors are not responsible for damages whatsoever, including special, indirect, or consequential damages, arising out of or in connection with the use and/or misuse of any of the Prize. Sponsors reserve the right to verify eligibility of Winner. Prize will be awarded by email, U.S. Mail, Federal Express, UPS and/or other shipping method, in Sponsors’ sole discretion, using the information provided in the Giveaway entry or as otherwise obtained by Sponsors. If Winner is unable to participate in or accept a Prize or any portion of a Prize for any reason, Sponsors shall have no further obligation to such Winner.
TAXES AND COSTS RELATED TO THE PRIZE: All applicable taxes and fees are the sole responsibility of the Winner. All expenses and incidentals and other applicable taxes or charges not specifically mentioned herein are not included and are solely the responsibility of the Winner. Prior to disbursing funds, Stella & Dot may require Winner to complete an IRS Form W-9 Request for Taxpayer Identification and Certification.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating in this Giveaway and/or by accepting a Prize, participants agree: (a) to be bound by these Official Rules, the decisions of the Sponsors and their designees, and the privacy policies of Stella & Dot (http://www.stelladot.com/help/privacy-policy) and (b) to release and hold harmless Sponsors, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and their parent companies, affiliates and subsidiaries, together with their respective employees, directors, officers, licensees, licensors, shareholders, attorneys and agents including, without limitation, their respective advertising and promotion entities and any person or entity associated with the production, judging or administration of the Giveaway (collectively, the “Released Parties”), from any and all claims, demands, damages, losses, liabilities, costs or expenses caused by, arising out of, in connection with, or related to their participation in the Giveaway and/or their participation in any prize-related activities (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury or death caused to any person(s) and/or the awarding, receipt and/or use or misuse of any Prize or participation in any Prize-related activities). By accepting a Prize, Winner consents to the use of his/her name and/or likeness (voice, biographical information, city and state of residence, statements, photograph, and recordings) for advertising and promotional purposes (including, but not limited to, use on Sponsors’ web sites and/or Pinterest page without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law). Sponsors reserve the right to make changes or additions to these Official Rules and/or extend the dates of this Giveaway for any reason at any time. Sponsors’ failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: Entrants’ personal information will be collected, processed and used in accordance with Sponsors’ privacy policies (http://www.stelladot.com/help/privacy-policy).
RELEASE: All decisions of Sponsors are final and binding; and entrants agree to waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Giveaway or these Official Rules, except where prohibited by law. By accepting Prize, Winner agrees to release the Released Parties from any and all liability, loss or damage arising from or in connection with awarding, receipt and/or use or misuse of Prize or participation in any Prize-related activities. Sponsors reserve the right to use the Giveaway for publicity purposes in any media, and to use the name, likeness, and hometown name and/or Prize information of entrants as part of that publicity, without any compensation or prior review unless prohibited by law. Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any entrant it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway or violating these Official Rules. The Released Parties shall not be liable for: (a) late, lost, delayed, stolen, postage due, misdirected, incomplete unreadable, inaccurate, garbled or unintelligible entries, communications or affidavits, regardless of the method of transmission; (b) telephone system, telephone or computer hardware, software or other technical or computer malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, delays or transmission errors; (c) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry or other materials; (d) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by the Prize or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of a Prize, or from participation in the Giveaway; or (e) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Giveaway. Sponsors disclaim any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participating in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with this Giveaway, and reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Giveaway should a virus, bug, computer problem, unauthorized intervention or other causes beyond Sponsors’ control, corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Giveaway. Sponsors may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Giveaway or winning Prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines such entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway in any way by cheating, hacking, deception, or any other unfair playing practices of intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other players or representatives of Sponsors. Use of any automated system to participate is strictly prohibited and will result in disqualification. GENERAL: If for any reason the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned, including infection due to computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, human error or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsors that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Giveaway, Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any individual it finds who tampers with the entry process, operation of the Giveaway or web site, and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Giveaway without notice and to select the winners from all eligible entries received prior to the cancellation or termination. Sponsors assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, problems or technical malfunctions of any computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsors on account of human error, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or tampering with or hacking of website, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to any entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in the Giveaway. DISPUTES: Each entrant agrees that (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Giveaway, or any Prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or state court in San Francisco, California; (b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Giveaway, but in no event attorneys’ fees and (c) 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. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and the Sponsors in connection with this Giveaway shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than those of the State of California.
WINNER’S LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: For a Winner list or a copy of the Official Rules, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Stella & Dot Rose Gold Giveaway, Winner List/Official Rules, Stella & Dot, 1111 Bayhill Drive, Suite 375, San Bruno, CA 94066, to be received no later than 6:00 p.m. PDT on September 4, 2015. A Winner list will be sent once the Winner has been verified and Prize has been awarded.