terms and conditions for the philosophyskincare.co.uk april 1 – 30, 2012 sweepstakes

no purchase is necessary to enter or win. a purchase or payment of any kind will not increase your chances of winning.


these terms and conditions shall include the entry form for the sweepstakes.


agreement to terms and conditions: participation in the “philosophyskincare.co.uk april 1 – 30, 2012 sweepstakes” (the “sweepstakes”) constitutes your full and unconditional acceptance of these terms and conditions and the decisions of the promoter (as defined below). winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

promoter: the promoter of this sweepstakes is coty u.k. ltd., eureka park, ashford, kent (“promoter”). entrants shall not use the trademarks of promoter or falsely associate themselves with promoter during or after the entry period.


odds: the odds of winning a prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received.


eligibility: the sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United Kingdom (excluding Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of april 1, 1994. all directors, officers and employees of promoter, and each of its respective affiliates, sales representatives, distributors, licensees, agents, advertising and sweepstakes agencies, and each of their immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their respective spouses), and those living in the same household as each, are not eligible to participate in the sweepstakes.


promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process, the operation of the sweepstakes, to be acting in violation of these terms and conditions or any applicable laws relating to the sweepstakes, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.


how to enter: the sweepstakes begins at 12:01 am GMT or BST (as applicable) on april 1 and ends at 11:59 pm GMT or BST (as applicable) on april 30 (the “entry period”). the promoter's computer system shall be the official timekeeper.


to enter the sweepstakes, log onto www.philosophyskincare.co.uk during the entry period and click on the link to launch the entry form for the sweepstakes and submit your email address, first name, last name, street address, city, post code and telephone number (optional) to the promoter via the entry form. only entries submitted online during the entry period will be accepted. incomplete entries are void. limit one (1) entry per person, per household and per e-mail address for the entire entry period. in the event of a dispute, entries will be deemed submitted by the authorised account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. “authorised account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by the organisation with responsibility for the relevant email domain.


all entries become the property of promoter and will not be acknowledged or returned. promoter is not responsible for any entries that are lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received, for any reason, including by reason of hardware, software, browser or network failure, malfunction, congestion, or incompatibility at promoter’s servers or elsewhere, which entries are void. use of any automated process to enter is prohibited and may result in disqualification at the sole discretion of the promoter. all entries will be subject to verification and shall be null and void if they are found to have been obtained outside legitimate channels of distribution, or are illegal, forged, defaced, mutilated or tampered with in any way or not obtained in accordance with these terms and conditions.  all entries and other materials become the property of promoter and will not be returned to any entrant.


random drawing: five (5) potential winners will be selected by random drawing to be held on or before may 7, 2012 from all eligible entries received during the entry period. the potential winner will be notified by e-mail or by telephone by june 15, 2012 (at the latest). 


if (i) the prize notification is returned as undeliverable; (ii) promoter is unable to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period; or (iii) a potential winner is not in compliance with these terms and conditions, the potential winner will forfeit the prize and, at promoter's discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries.


subject to satisfying the above requirements, winners will receive their prizes by june 25, 2012.


limit one (1) prize per household for the entire entry period. the decisions of promoter are final and binding on all matters relating to this sweepstakes.


prizes: five (5) prizes with a total retail value of £120** will be awarded. prize includes: hope in a jar original formula moisturiser for all skin types 60 ml; purity made simple one-step facial cleanser 240 ml; coconut frosting shampoo, shower gel & bubble bath 480 ml; hands of hope hand and cuticle cream 120 ml; and eye hope multitasking eye cream for dark circles, puffiness & lines 25 ml


prizes will be awarded “as is” with no warranty, guarantee or representations, either express or implied by promoter. the winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable taxes. all costs and expenses associated with use of the prize not specified as being provided, including, but not limited to, (where applicable) lodging, transportation costs, meals. gratuities and other expenses are the sole responsibility of the applicable winner. prizes are non-transferable and non-assignable.  promoter may, at its discretion, substitute a prize for a cash alternative or another prize of comparable or greater value. other restrictions may apply.


conditions/use rights: by claiming any prize, each winner consents to the use of their names, voices, cities/states of residence, photographs and/or likenesses, and all accompanying personal data that entrant submits, for publicity or other business purposes in connection with the sweepstakes, the philosophy brand and/or coty inc. and its affiliates worldwide in perpetuity in any media or format now or hereafter known without attribution or compensation (other than the specific prizes described above) or further notification to that winner entrant.


privacy: by participating in the sweepstakes, each entrant consents to promoter collecting, using, processing, and storing all data provided by entrant, (including without limitation, personal data) for the purposes of (a) providing information about, and administering, the sweepstakes; (b) contacting and publicising potential winners; and/or (c) if an entrant selects to receive commercial communications from promoter at the time of entering, to send such communications to that entrant during or after the entry period.  each entrant further consents to the transfer of such data to the united states, or any location(s) throughout the world that promoter deems necessary, and the transfer to such third parties, including affiliates and service providers, as the promoter deems necessary, for the purposes listed above.


entrants to the sweepstakes will be given the option to receive commercial communications from the promoter; however, eligibility to participate in the sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant's consent to receive such communications.


all information submitted to promoter as part of this sweepstakes will be treated in accordance with promoter's privacy statement, available at www.philosophyskincare.co.uk and clicking on the “privacy policy” link.


release and limitations on liability: by participating in the sweepstakes, entrants agree, to the extent permitted by applicable laws, to indemnify and hold harmless all directors, officers and employees of promoter, and each of its respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, sales representatives, distributors, licensees, agents, advertising and sweepstakes agencies (the “released parties”) from and against any liability, damages, costs, expenses and losses (including reasonable legal fees) contributed to or arising out of any claim or cause of action in connection with participation in the sweepstakes, receipt or use of any prize, or any other act or omission in connection with the sweepstakes including, but not limited to any claims based on publicity rights, copyright/trademark infringement, intellectual property rights, moral rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and any and all taxes levied, assessed or collected whether caused by, contributed to, arising out of, or otherwise related to the sweepstakes, the prize(s) awarded to me or my possession, acceptance or use or misuse thereof or my other acts or omissions in connection therewith.


entrant further agrees, to the extent permitted by applicable law, to release the released parties and their assignees from any such liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages of any kind, (in each case) whether in contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the sweepstakes or acceptance, possession, or use of any prize.


promoter is not responsible, and shall have no liability, if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of god, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism.


miscellaneous: the decisions of promoter are final with respect to all aspects of this sweepstakes. the sweepstakes and these terms and conditions will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of england and wales.


in the event that the operation, security, or administration of the sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason (including, but not limited to, fraud, virus, or other technical problems) or any condition caused by events beyond promoter's reasonable control promoter may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these terms and conditions; or (b) award the prize from among the non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. promoter may resolve all disputes in its sole discretion.


promoter’s failure to enforce any term of these terms and conditions shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. in the event an insufficient number of entries are received, promoter reserves the right to cancel the sweepstakes and shall be under no obligation to award the prizes.


If, at any time, any provision of these terms and conditions shall be found by a court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability shall not affect the other provisions of these terms and conditions which shall remain in full force and effect.


winners list: for a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: philosophyskincare.co.uk competition, coty prestige, 6th floor, st. george’s house, 5 st george’s road, london. sw19 4dr after june 15, 2012 but before june 30, 2012.