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Annie Selke Co. Instagram Contest Official Terms & Conditions

This promotion is in no way sponsored or endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. All information submitted by Entrants is provided to Sponsor and not to Instagram. All questions, comments, or complaints regarding this promotion should be directed to Sponsor and not to Instagram.
 
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
 
2. ELIGIBILITY. Participation is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia, and Canada, age 18 and over at the time of entry.
 
3. ENTRY PERIOD. Contest Period starts on September 28, 2015 and continues until 11:59 p.m. EST on September 30, 2015, the Contest Closing Date. All times are Eastern Standard Times. 1 winner will be randomly drawn on October 1, 2015.
 
4. Official entry is made by following @AnnieSelkeCo on Instagram and leaving a comment on the Instagram contest post (not by Facebook comment, Twitter tweet, or e-mail response) by 11:59 p.m. EST on September 30, 2015. Limit of 1 entry per person during Contest Period. Anyone found to use multiple accounts to enter the Contest will be ineligible to participate in the Contest. Use of any automated, script, macro, robotic or other program(s) to enter or otherwise participate in this Contest is prohibited and will automatically result in disqualification from the Contest. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Entries submitted in accordance with these Official Rules shall be referred to hereafter as the “Eligible Entries”. Entries must be received on or before each Contest Period Cut-off Time in order to participate in the draw for that Contest Period. If you use Instagram via a wireless mobile device, standard text messaging and/or data rates may apply for each message sent or received from your device. Other charges may also be applied by your wireless carrier. Participation by wireless mobile device is not a condition of entry.
 
5. ENTRY FORMAT AND CONTENT
Each entry:
a. must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Sponsor, contain any offensive, obscene, immoral or illegal depictions;
b. must be intended for family audience viewing and contain only content that, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Sponsor, is suitable for all persons, including persons under the age of 13;
c. must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Sponsor, contain any nude, sexually explicit, disparaging, discriminatory, libelous or other inappropriate content; including, but not limited to, crude, vulgar or offensive language and/or symbols; derogatory characterizations of any ethnic,racial, sexual, religious or other groups; content that endorses, condones and/or discusses any illegal, inappropriate or risky behavior or conduct(including but not limited to the use of alcohol or drugs); personal information of individuals, including, without limitation, names, telephone numbers and addresses (physical or electronic);
d. must not contain any copyrighted works (other than as owned by the entrant).
e. must not contain any third party trademarks or logos; and
f. must not violate any law.
 
6. PRIZE (1) and APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): 1 winner will be chosen at random and they will receive (1) $500 credit towards all Annie Selke Companies product. The approximate retail value of the prize is $500.
Prizes must be accepted as awarded without substitution, are not transferable, not for resale and have no cash surrender value. The Sponsor reserves the right, in the event that a Prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason, to substitute another prize of equal or greater value, without liability. Limit of one (1) prize per person.
 
7. PRIZE WINNERS SELECTION/NOTIFICATION: We will conduct one drawing on or about October 1. Winner will be selected by random drawing from the Eligible Entries received during the Contest Period for a total of one (1) winner. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. Sponsor will make up to one (1) attempt over the forty-eight (48) hour period following the winner’s selection to contact the potential prize winner via the prize winner’s Instagram handle. If any potential winner does not respond within forty-eight (48) hours of being contacted, the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected from among the remaining applicable Eligible Entries received. This process will be repeated until all potential winners respond.
Prize to be distributed via communication between Instagram account owner and winner. Prize winner is notified in the comments section of the Instagram contest post via the Instagram handle provided, and also by an amendment to the contest post after the date of the expiration of the giveaway.
 
8. PRIZE WINNERS VERIFICATION: The potential winner must prove eligibility, including, without limitation, proof of age and residence within three (3) days of being notified as a potential winner. In the event of non-compliance by any potential winner such potential winner may be disqualified and all privileges otherwise due as a winner shall be terminated and an alternative potential winner may be chosen from among all of the remaining applicable Eligible Entries received if time permits in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners must sign any documentation provided by Sponsor with respect to the Prize and return them as instructed within the time frame specified by Sponsor, including for prizes over $600.00 a W-9 form and Winner’s social security number for tax purposes (collectively, the“Releases”). Entry into this Contest constitutes agreement to sign such Releases. Failure to return all such documents and comply with deadline, noncompliance with these Official Rules or the return of any prize or prize notification will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Sponsor expressly reserves the right to delay the announcement of the winners for creative or technical reasons or for any other reason Sponsor deems necessary.
 
9. ADDITIONAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: By participating, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, delayed, incomplete, illegible, mutilated or misdirectedentries, entries not received by the entry deadline, or for electronic, network or computer failures or malfunctions, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user’s ability to participate in this Contest, or other hardware, software or technical errors of any kind including any injury or damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in or experiencing any material in connection with the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest (or any portion thereof) if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the Contest or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper administration of the Contest as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. If the Contest is so cancelled, drawing will be conducted from among all Eligible Entries received prior to the time of termination. In the event a dispute arises regarding specific individual entitled to receive prize, entry will be deemed made by the authorized Instagram account holder at the time of entry. For purposes of these Official Rules “authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned an Instagram account by an internet provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institute.) that is responsible for assigning Instagram accounts for the domain associated with the submitted Instagram account. Each potential winner may be required to provide Sponsor with proof he/she is the authorized account holder of the Instagram account associated with a winning entry. Any damage made to the Website will also be the responsibility of the authorized Instagram account holder of the address submitted at the time of entry. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation as stated herein or with any provision in these Official Rules. Internet caution: Any attempt by an individual to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such individual to the fullest extent of the law. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of prize by winner permitted. Non-compliance with this requirement, or if prize/prize notification is returned as non-deliverable, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and will be awarded to an alternate winner. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
 
10. RELEASE AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. Entrants, by participating in this Contest, hereby waive and release, and agree to hold harmless Instagram, the Sponsor, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, licensors, advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees and representatives and agents, from and against, any and all rights, claims and causes of action whatsoever that they may have, or which may arise, against any of them for any liability for any matter, cause or thing whatsoever, including but not limited to any injury, loss, damage, whether direct, compensatory, incidental or consequential, to person, including death, and /or property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from their acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any end good obtained with the prizes or their participation in this Contest, or any prize-related activity. By participating in this Contest, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules. Except where prohibited by law, by accepting a prize, winner agrees that Sponsor and its related and affiliated companies may use the winner’s name, address (city, state), photograph, videotape, likeness, and/or prize information for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes and to the use of statements made by or attributed to winner relating to Sponsor, its related and affiliated companies or to this Contest and grants to Sponsors, and its related and affiliated companies any and all rights to said use without further notice and/or compensation except where prohibited by law. Winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility, liability release, and a publicity release that, among other things, will allow Sponsor to use winners name, likeness, novice, opinions, tweets, and biographical information for publicity purposes without further payment or consideration where permitted by law.
 
11. PERSONAL INFORMATION/ USE OF DATA: All information submitted by entrants will be treated according to Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at http://annieselke.com/privacy By participating in the Contest and providing your Instagram handle and any other form of personal information, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.
 
12. DISPUTES: By entering the Contest, entrants agree that 1.) Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; 2.) Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Contest but in no event attorneys’ fees; and 3.) Under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforce ability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrants and Sponsor or the Released Parties in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with Massachusetts law. Any legal proceedings arising out of this Contest or relating to these Official Rules shall be instituted only in the federal or state courts of Massachusetts, and the parties consent to jurisdiction therein with respect to any legal proceedings or disputes of whatever nature arising under or relating to these Official Rules. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
 
13. Winner’s name and Instagram handle obtained by reliable information entered in comment entry. Entrants who leave a comment subject their name to public view and provide the Instagram account owner with the right to publicize entrant’s name upon winning a prize.
 
14. Void where prohibited by law.

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