REFINERY29 | NYE WITH YOUR BFFS
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- 1. Eligibility
The BFF’s on NYE ("Contest") is open only to legal residents
of the forty-eight (48) states of the Continental United States and the District
of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees
of Refinery 29 Inc. (“Refinery29”), and their parent and affiliate companies,
subsidiaries, promotion agencies, suppliers and members of their immediate
families, are not eligible. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law.
For purposes of this Sweepstakes, "immediate family" is defined as spouses,
parents, children, siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of whether
they reside in the same household
- 2. Sponsor: Refinery 29, Inc. (“Refinery29”), 30 Cooper Square, New York, NY
- 3. Prize Provider: Refinery29, 30 Cooper Square, New York, NY 10003, U.S.A.
- 4. Timing: The Contest begins on December 1st, 2011 at 12:00AM (EST) and
ends on December 31, 2011 at 11:59PM (EST) (the "Sweepstakes Period").
- 5. How to Enter
From December 1st, 2001 until December 31, 2011 users
upload a photo submission in response to the specific “BFFs on NYE” challenge.
After each submission, the approved entries are post on XXXX and valid to win.
- 6. Entry Errors
Sponsor and Prize Provider are not responsible for lost, late,
incomplete, damaged, stolen, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entries, which
will be disqualified. Sponsor and Prize Provider are not responsible if online
service or equipment is interrupted including without limitation (1) interruptions
to any network, server, Internet, Web site, telephone, satellite, computer or
other connections, (2) failures of any telephone, satellite, hardware, software
or other equipment, (3) garbled, misdirected or jumbled transmissions, or traffic
congestion, (4) other errors of any kind, whether human, technical, mechanical or
electronic, (5) the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information or the failure to
capture any such information, or (6) printing or typographical errors.
- 7. Selection of Winners
Refinery29 selects 1 winner based on the quality of
their submission and the number of votes they received.
- 8. Prizes
Grand Prize: 1 winner will be selected to win a private party with Hpnotiq in
a select venue with up to five of their best friends. The exclusive party will be
featured on Refinery29 in a custom post. Estimated value is $850.
- 9. Terms and conditions of Prize Drawings
1) Grand Prize may not be applied to previous purchases, cannot be
combined with any other offer.
2) Promotion begins Dec. 1st, 2011 and ends at midnight on Dec. 31, 2011
when all entries must be received.
3) Odds of winning depend on the number of valid entries received. Grand
Prize winner will be selected on or about January 15th, 2012, and will
be notified via email and/or telephone. If a potential winner cannot be
contacted, does not respond within seven (7) days, or the prize or prize
notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner forfeits all
rights to any prize, and an alternate winner may be selected.
4) Income and other taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of each winner.
5) Prizes are non-transferable, non-refundable and have no cash value if not
- 10. Acceptance of Official Rules
As a condition of entry, participants fully
and unconditionally agree to these Official Rules, to the Terms and Conditions
of Prize Drawing and to Sponsor's decisions, which are final and binding in all respects.
- 11. Disputes
In the event of a dispute as to any winner who entered by making
an online entry, the person to whom the registration was assigned will be
deemed the winning entrant. Potential winners may be required to show proof of identification.
- 12. Substitution; Taxes
No assignment or transfer of prizes will be permitted,
except at Prize Provider’s sole discretion. WINNER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE
FOR ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE
RECEIPT OF ANY PRIZE.
- 13. Potential Winner
1) Publicity. As a condition of entry, you grant consent to Refinery29
and their agents to use your name, likeness, voice, and biographical
information for publicity or advertising in any media or manner, without
further payment, consideration, notice or approval and without geographic
or time limitation.
2) Liability. You agree that Refinery29 and their subsidiaries and affiliated
companies and all their advertising and promotion agencies will have
no liability whatsoever in connection with this Sweepstakes and, you
shall hold them harmless for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind
that you or others may incur as a consequence of your participation
in the Sweepstakes or your acceptance, use or misuse of a prize. By
entering the Sweepstakes, entrant explicitly releases, discharges and
holds harmless the Sponsor and Prize Provider, their successors, estates
and assigns and all their respective shareholders, directors, officers
and employees, one and all, from any and all liability, actions, causes of
action, damages, actual, incidental or consequential, claims and demands
whatsoever in law or equity, including attorneys' fees and/or experts
fees and costs, which he/she now has or may acquire, by reason of any
personal injury, death, loss of or damage to property, or any reason,
occurring during or arising out of his/her participation in the Sweepstakes
and the acceptance and use or misuse of a prize. The Released Parties
are not responsible for any 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 receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
- 14. Conditions of Participation
Conduct. Sponsor reserves the right in its
sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate, and/or suspend the Sweepstakes
and to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, violates
these Official Rules, or acts in a disruptive or unsportsmanlike manner. In the
event that the Giveaway is terminated early, Sponsor reserves the right, but
not the obligation, to award prizes to persons who entered prior to the date of
termination. Without limiting the foregoing, Sponsor may lock out any entrant
who, in Sponsor’s sole judgment, has been disqualified, has questionable
eligibility or is otherwise ineligible to enter.
- 15. Disputes/Choice of Law
Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes,
claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes
or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form
of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in New York,
NY (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-
of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys fees; and (3) no punitive,
incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including without limitation,
lost profits, may be awarded (collectively, "Special Damages"), and (4) entrant
hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such
damages multiplied or increased. New York Law, without reference to choice of
law rules, governs the Giveaway and all aspects related thereto.