Official Rules for the philosophy.com October 2012 Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Agreement to Official Rules:
Participation in the “philosophy.com October 2012 Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor (as defined below), which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
The odds of winning a prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received.
The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of October 10, 2012. The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Philosophy, 3809 E. Watkins St., Phoenix, AZ 85034 (“Sponsor”). All directors, officers and employees of Sponsor, and each of its respective parent companies, subsidiaries, 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. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void outside the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (including Puerto Rico, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, and all other U.S. and foreign territories and possessions), and where otherwise prohibited.
How to Enter.
The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on October 10, 2012, and ends at 11:59 PM ET on November 11, 2012 (the “Entry Period”). The Sponsor’s computer system shall be the official timekeeper. To enter the Sweepstakes, log onto www.philosophy.com 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, state, zip code and telephone number (optional) to the Sponsor 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 authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet Service Provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institute) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor 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 Sponsor’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 Sponsor. 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 Official Rules. All entries and other materials become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned to any entrant.
Three (3) potential winners will be selected by random drawing to be held on or before December 31, 2013 from all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. The potential winner will be notified by e-mail or by telephone and will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within seven (7) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period or a potential winner is not in compliance with these rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries. Limit one (1) prize per household for the entire Entry Period. The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Five (5) prizes with a total retail value of $615 will be awarded. Prize includes living grace lotion firming body emulsion 16 oz., living grace shampoo, bath & shower gel 16 oz., living grace spray fragrance 2 oz., living grace dry body oil 5.8 oz. Prizes will awarded “as is” with no warranty, guarantee or representations, either express or implied by Sponsor. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. The winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes. All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including, but not limited to, lodging, transportation costs, meals, gratuities and other expenses incurred by accepting the prize are the sole responsibility of the applicable winner. Prizes are non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions or substitutions except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. There will be no substitutions for any prize except by Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value at their sole discretion. Other restrictions may apply.
By accepting any prize, each entrant consents to the use of their names, voices, and likenesses, and all accompanying personally identifiable information entrant submits, via all forms of media now known or hereafter devised worldwide, in perpetuity, without notice, attribution or compensation (other than the specific prizes described herein) to entrant, his/her successors or assigns, or any other entity, except where prohibited by law.
Release and Limitations on Liability.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless all directors, officers and employees of Sponsor, 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 claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes, or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received entries; (e) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance, receipt, use, or misuse of any prize; or travel to any Sweepstakes-related events; and (g) any claims based on publicity rights, copyright/trademark infringement, intellectual property rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. Entrant further agrees to release the Released Parties and their designees and assigns from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes or acceptance, possession, or use of any prize (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees, claims, costs, personal injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction or property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory. Sponsor is not responsible 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.
The decisions of Sponsor are final with respect to all aspects of this Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes and these Official Rules will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the State of Arizona, without regard to choice of law principles 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 the reasonable control of Sponsor that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted, Sponsor 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 Official Rules; or (b) award the prize from among the non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor 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 Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In the event an insufficient number of entries are received, Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the Sweepstakes and shall be under no obligation to award the prizes.
For a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Philosophy.com October 2012 Sweepstakes, Philosophy, 3809 E. Watkins St., Phoenix, AZ 85034, after October 10, 2012, but before November 11, 2012.
The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Philosophy, 3809 E. Watkins St., Phoenix, AZ 85034. Entrants shall not use the trademarks of Sponsor or falsely associate themselves with Sponsor during or after the Entry Period.