Valentine's Day Pinterest Contest Rules
PERSONALIZATIONMALL.COM'S "MY PERFECT VALENTINE" PINTEREST CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
PersonalizationMall.com's "My Perfect Valentine's Day" Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Pinterest.
By entering this Promotion, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Any violation of these rules may result in disqualification. All decisions of the judges regarding this Promotion are final and binding in all respects.
1. PROMOTION PERIOD.
Promotion begins at 9:00 am CT on January 22, 2016 and ends at 12:00 am CT on February 15, 2016 (the "Promotion Period"). PersonalizationMall.com's computer clock shall be the official timepiece of the promotion.
PersonalizationMall.com's Contest is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old and the age of majority in their state of residence at the time of entry. Employees of PersonalizationMall.com, Pinterest, The Search Agency, each of their respective parent, subsidiary, related and affiliated entities, suppliers, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of all such parties are not eligible. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to these Official Contest Rules (the "Official Rules") and Sponsor's 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. You must be a Pinterest member in order to participate and at the time the prize is announced and awarded. If you are not a Pinterest member, you may register for free on the Pinterest website.
3. HOW TO ENTER.
Once you are a Pinterest member, follow the steps as presented on http://www.pmall.com/mypmallvalentine and accurately complete the entry form. Your contact information must be accurate. If there is a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, the holder of the Pinterest membership will be deemed the person who submitted the entry. All received entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION.
At the end of the Promotion Period, Sponsor will select one First-Prize winner from the pool of eligible participants and attempt to notify the winner by email within one week of the end of the Promotion Period. The potential winner must respond via email to firstname.lastname@example.org within 48 hours of notification attempt. If potential winner cannot be contacted, does not respond within 48 hours from the time the Sponsor first tries to notify potential winner, and/or if the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner will forfeit all rights to win the Promotion or receive the prize. If so, an alternate potential winner may be selected randomly from the pool of eligible participants. Upon contacting potential winner and determining that winner has met all eligibility requirements of the Promotion, such individual will be declared the "winner" of the Promotion. All properly claimed prizes will be awarded, but in no event will Sponsor award more prizes than are provided for in these Official Rules.
5. PRIZE DESCRIPTION.
One First Prize winner will receive a $500 gift card coupon code. The gift card and/or coupon code may only be used on orders placed through PersonalizationMall.com.
All expenses not specifically provided for herein are the responsibility of the prize winner. All federal, state and/or local income, other taxes and shipping charges, if any, are the winner's sole responsibility.
7. ODDS OF WINNING.
The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible participants.
8. NO PRIZE TRANSFER OR SUBSTITUTION.
No prize or any portion thereof is transferable or redeemable for cash or any other instrument of value. Any portion of the prize that is not used is forfeited. There will be no prize substitution, except Sponsor may substitute prize of equal or greater value if prize offered becomes unavailable for any reason. The gift card that is awarded will include an expiration date and must be used before the expiration date expires.
9. CONSENT AND RELEASE.
By entering the Promotion, each entrant releases and discharges the Sponsor and any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion, their parent, subsidiary, and affiliated entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, members, shareholders, employees, independent contractors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, "Sponsor Entities"), from any and all liability whatsoever in connection with this Promotion, including without limitation legal claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages, demands or actions of any kind (including without limitation personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light) (collectively, "Claims"). Except where prohibited: (i) acceptance of a prize constitutes the consent of any winner, without further compensation, to use the name and likeness of such winner for editorial, advertising and publicity purposes by the Sponsor and/or others authorized by the Sponsor; (ii) acceptance of a prize constitutes a release by winner of the Sponsor Entities of any and all Claims in connection with the administration of this Promotion and the use, misuse, or possession of any prize; and (iii) potential winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility (including social security number), a liability/publicity release and certain tax forms. If so, such documents must be returned within one week from the date that Sponsor sends them to potential winner.
(i) 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, will not be eligible. (ii) Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion. Use of automated process to enter is prohibited and may result in disqualification at the sole discretion of Sponsor. (iii) Sponsor further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Promotion if it is not capable of completion as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, force majeure or technical failures of any sort. If Sponsor does so, Sponsor will post notice of its action at www.PersonalizationMall.com/Pinterest. If Sponsor terminates the Promotion prior to the scheduled end date, prizes will be awarded in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the cancellation. (iv) Sponsor Entities are not responsible for errors in the administration or fulfillment of this Promotion, including without limitation mechanical, human, printing, distribution or production errors. (v) SPONSOR ENTITIES MAKE NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR GUARANTEES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, AS REGARDS THIS PROMOTION OR THE MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR ANY COMPONENT OF ANY PRIZE. (vi) CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION.
11. APPLICABLE LAWS AND JURISDICTION.
Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois. All disputes arising out of or connected with this Promotion will be resolved individually, and without resort to class action, exclusively by a state or federal court located in Chicago, Illinois. Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of Illinois and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State of Illinois. All judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket damages (excluding attorneys' fees) associated with participation in this Promotion and will not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages.
13. WINNER LIST.
The name of the winner will be available at http://www.pmall.com/mypmallvalentine within a reasonable time after the close of the Contest, for a reasonable amount of time. For the name of the winner, send a self-addressed stamped envelope by February 28th, 2016 to: Winner List: PersonalizationMall.com's "My Perfect Valentine" Pinterest Contest, Attn: Social Media Manager, 51 Shore Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527.
This Promotion is sponsored by PersonalizationMall.com, Inc., c/o PersonalizationMall.com, 51 Shore Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527.