NOTICE TO ONLINE ENTRANTS
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent sweepstakes administrator, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Sweepstakes Entry Period: InStyle’s Pin It Now Best Beauty Buys Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Friday, April 19, 2013 and ends at 11:59 PM (“ET”) on Thursday, May 16, 2013.
Sweepstakes Eligibility: InStyle’s Pin It Now Best Beauty Buys Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (U.S.), age 18 or older at the time of entry. Void outside the US, in Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of TI Media Solutions Inc. (the "Sponsor"), InStyle, a division of Time Inc. Lifestyle Group, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Sweepstakes Entry: There are Two (2) ways to enter.
Method #2: Mail a postcard, including your name, email address, phone number and complete address, to: InStyle’s Pin It Now Best Beauty Buys Sweepstakes, c/o The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co., 625 Panorama Trail, Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625. Each postcard must be mailed separately and must be postmarked between Friday, April 19, 2013 and Thursday, May 16, 2013 (the “Sweepstakes Entry Period”) and received by Thursday, May 23, 2013. You may enter as many times as you wish by mail. Photocopied, illegible, or mechanically reproduced entries are not eligible. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, misdirected or postage-due mailed entries.
Weekly Entry Periods: There are four (4) Sweepstakes Weeks in the Sweepstakes promotion (“Weekly Entry Period”). Entries must be received during the Weekly Entry Periods indicated in the chart below to be eligible for that weekly prize. Non-winning entries will not be rolled over to subsequent Weekly Entry Periods. Entrants will only be eligible to win a prize for the Weekly Entry Period during which they are received.
|Week||Weekly Sweepstakes Start Date
All eligible entries received
From the Start Day 12:01 AM (“ET”) on
|Weekly Sweepstakes End Date
By 11:59 PM (“ET”) on
|Mail-in Entry Received Date:||Drawing Date
|1||04/19/13||04/25/13||05/02/13||05/09/13||One (1) Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler, one (1) Bliss Triple Oxygen Instant Energizing Mask and one (1) Stila Cream Brush.
|2||04/26/13||05/02/13||05/09/13||05/16/13||One (1) Fresh Brown Sugar Body Polish, one (1) La Roche-Posay Anthelios Ultra-Light SPF 45.
|3||05/03/13||05/09/13||05/16/13||05/23/13||One (1) Lancôme Eye Makeup Remover, one (1) Chanel Nail Polish, Ballerina and one (1) Guerlain Terracotta Light Bronzer.
|4||05/10/13||05/16/13||05/23/13||05/30/13||One (1) Red Carpet Manicure Pro Kit, one (1) Klorane Dry Shampoo and one (1) Phyto Volumizer Spray.
Prize/Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”)/Odds:
One (1) Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler
One (1) Bliss Triple Oxygen Instant Energizing Mask
One (1) Stila Cream Brush
Total ARV of Week 1 Prize: $97.00.
One (1) Fresh Brown Sugar Body Polish
One (1) La Roche-Posay Anthelios Ultra-Light SPF 45
Total ARV of Week 2 Prize: $101.00.
One (1) Lancôme Eye Makeup Remover
One (1) Chanel Nail Polish, Ballerina
One (1) Guerlain Terracotta Light Bronzer
Total ARV of Week 3 Prize: $105.00.
One (1) Red Carpet Manicure Pro Kit
One (1) Klorane Dry Shampoo
One (1) Phyto Volumizer Spray
Total ARV of Week 4 Prize: $127.00
There is one (1) Grand Prize being available to be won. The Grand Prize includes the following:
SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic Serum
Chanel Glossimer, Giggle
Total ARV of Grand Prize: $397.00
Total ARV of all prizes to be awarded: $827.00
Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received for each corresponding entry period, but is estimated at 1:10,000 for the Grand Prize and 1:2,500 for the Weekly Prizes.
Weekly Winner Random Drawings: The weekly winners will be selected in a series of random drawings on or about the drawing dates indicated in the Weekly Sweepstakes Prize Drawing Schedule above, from among all eligible entries received within the corresponding Weekly Entry Period at the offices of US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, an independent agent of the Sponsors whose decisions are final.
Grand Prize Winner Random Drawing: The Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about Thursday, May 30, 2013 from among all eligible entries received (including the winners of the Weekly Prizes). It will take place at the offices of The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, an independent agent of the Sponsor whose decisions are final.
Weekly winners’ and Grand Prize winner will be notified by email and requested to confirm their mailing address within forty-eight (48) hours of notification via return email. Prizes will be sent to the address on the entry form or new address provided via email within approximately 4-6 weeks of winner being verified. If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these rules that winner will be disqualified, and the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing.
If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner's parent or legal guardian who will be required to execute and return Affidavit/Release on minor’s behalf. If Affidavit/Release is returned as undeliverable or if the selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected in a separate random drawing.
Prize Conditions: All prize details are at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize is non-assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize or prize component is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the sole responsibility of each winner. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission. Prize is guaranteed to be awarded.
Winners are responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize, if applicable.
Winners acknowledge that the Official Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any).
General: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co., the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor, their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retails, advertising and promotion agencies and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from any and all liability, claims, lawsuits, costs, expenses, fees, injuries (including death), losses, and damages which may be sustained either directly or indirectly, 1) the awarding, acceptance, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of prize awarded herein; or 2) participation in the Sweepstakes or traveling to or from any prize-related activity. Sponsor is not responsible if Sweepstakes cannot take place or 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. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use or redemption of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
Disputes: Each Entrant agrees to release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor and those working on its behalf and each of their respective officers, directors, representatives, employees, agents, successors and assigns from any damage, injury, death, loss or other liability, either at law or equity, whether known or unknown, asserted or non-asserted, that may arise from or in any way relate to any Entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes, Sponsor’s use of the Entry or the awarding, acceptance, use or misuse of any prize. Any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action. This Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York regardless of principles of conflicts of laws that may require the application of the laws of another jurisdiction. Any action or litigation concerning this Agreement shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in New York, New York, and each Entrant expressly consents to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waives all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. Each Entrant agrees to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of New York.
ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS CONTEST. ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEYS’ FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.
Official Rules Request: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see instyle.com/bbbsweeps, or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by May 30, 2013, to: InStyle’s Pin It Now Best Beauty Buys Sweepstakes Official Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625.
Winner’s List: For a written confirmation of the winners (available after 05/30/13), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than 06/27/13), to: InStyle’s Pin It Now Best Beauty Buys Sweepstakes, Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625.
Sponsor: TI Media Solutions Inc. 1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020.
|PRIZE||RETAIL VALUE||NUMBER OF PRIZES||ODDS|
|$97.00||1||1 in 2,500|
|$101.00||1||1 in 2,500|
|$105.00||1||1 in 2,500|
|$127.00||1||1 in 2,500|
|$397.00||1||1 in 10,000|
You Have Not Yet Won. All entries have the same chance of winning. No one will know who the Winner is until after the Sweepstakes ends.
Entry Is Free. You don't have to buy anything to enter. Just fill out the fields in the online or in-store entry form and submit.
Enter as Often as You Like. Simply mail a postcard including your name, complete address, telephone number and email address to: InStyle’s Pin It Now Best Beauty Buys Sweepstakes, C/o US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co., 625 Panorama Trail (Suite 2100), Rochester, NY 14625. Mailed entries must be postmarked between Friday, April 19, 2013 and Thursday, May 16, 2013 (the “Sweepstakes Entry Period”) and received by Thursday, May 23, 2013. Each postcard must be mailed separately. It is not necessary to await receipt of an entry form.
Buying Won't Help You Win. Chances of winning without making a purchase are the same as the chances of someone who buys something.
Entry Deadline/Sweepstakes Closing Date. To be eligible to win the prize offered in this Sweepstakes, your entry must be received by the applicable entry dates stated in this communication. If there is no Entry Deadline stated, your entry must be received by the Final Sweepstakes Closing Date of 05/16/13.
Void outside the US, in Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited.