OFFICIAL PROMOTION RULES
Promotion Description. This sweepstakes promotion (“promotion”) is sponsored by FiftyFlowers.com (“FiftyFlowers.com “), 428 Bryant Circle, Suite 226 Ojai, CA 93023. The promotion begins at 12:00 AM EST on August 21st, 2012 and ends at 12:00 AM EST on August 29th, 2012. Entries must be received by 11:59 PM EST on August 28th, 2012. Promotion is void where prohibited by your state or local law. This promotion is governed by the laws of Georgia. By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these promotion rules.
Eligibility. No purchase necessary to enter or win. The Promotion is open only to current legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia who are Twenty One (21) years of age or older as of the date of entry into the Promotion. Void in Rhode Island and where taxed, restricted, or prohibited by law. Employees and immediate family members of employees of FiftyFlowers.com and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and their advertising and production agencies are not eligible to participate in this promotion. Only one entry per e-mail address will be accepted, and multiple entries will be disqualified.
How to Enter: Via Online: To Enter, visit www.Facebook.com/oncewed, “LIKE” OnceWed on Facebook® and complete an Official Online Entry Form, including verification of age and acknowledgement of the Official Rules.
For online entries, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant. An “authorized account holder” shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry.
Entrants agree not to upload, post or transmit any materials that contain any computer viruses, Easter eggs, worms, Trojan Horses or other harmful component or programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information. Any attempt to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the operation of the promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to seek damages from any person who makes such attempt(s).
Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted by an individual or the authorized account holder of an e-mail address shall be determined by Sponsor(s) in its/their sole discretion, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the promotion.
By entering this promotion, entrant agrees that FiftyFlowers.com and the other Sponsor(s) of this promotion may provide entrant with promotional materials and that FiftyFlowers.com may release entrant’s personally identifiable registration information to the other Sponsor(s) for that purpose. FiftyFlowers.com is not responsible for the use of entrant’s personally identifiable information by the other Sponsor(s).
One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive an invitation suite. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) is $300. An IRS form 1099 will be issued to each winner (copied to the IRS) showing the actual value of that winner’s prize, not to exceed $5000. Difference between actual value and stated value will NOT be awarded, and no cash equivalent is available or payable.
Publicity Release: Acceptance of a prize constitutes the winner’s and travel companion’s consent that their names, likenesses, and/or biographical data may be used for advertising and promotional purposes without limitation and without additional notice, compensation or consent.
How the Prizes are Awarded. On or about Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 one winner will be selected at random using Ravenel New Media Consulting, LLC, an independent judging organization and determined to be the potential grand prize winner subject to verification of winner eligibility. Winner will be notified via email and/or phone at the address/number provided during registration. Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding. Limit one (1) prize per person/household during the Promotion. Each potential winner will be notified within approximately 24 hours upon being selected. If a potential winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been exerted, if he/she is found to be ineligible, if he/she cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, and/or if his/her prize is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner will be disqualified, and an alternate potential winner may be selected (at Sponsor’s sole discretion) from all eligible entries received. A potential winner must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules. Winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. A potential winner is not an official and confirmed winner until he/she has completed, signed and returned all required documentation, including, but not limited to, a release and affidavit of eligibility, and the eligibility of the potential winner has been verified. Each potential winner must complete and return all necessary forms. Forms must be received within five (5) business days after notification of winning. If a potential winner does not complete all forms necessary within the time given, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate winner may be chosen at Sponsor’s discretion. Promotion Entities are not responsible for documents not received within the required timeframe. All decisions of Sponsor and/or its designees shall be binding and final. Prize must be redeemed within 12 months.
Odds of Winning. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Conditions of Acceptance of Prize. Valid driver’s license or other appropriate photo identification is required to claim a prize. The winner(s), and if applicable any travel companion(s), will be required to execute and return a release and affidavit of eligibility within five (5) days of prize notification, or the prize will be forfeited. Prizes are not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash.
Winner(s) will be solely responsible for any and all local, state, and federal taxes, as well as license and registration fees, certain transportation costs not specifically addressed in the description of prizes above, miscellaneous costs and expenses not included in the prizes listed above, gratuities and any other items of an incidental nature. FiftyFlowers.com will report any individual winnings over $600 (in cash or fair market value of goods or services) in a one year period to the Internal Revenue Service. Winner(s) will receive a Form 1099 from FiftyFlowers.com if FiftyFlowers.com reports any winnings to the Internal Revenue Service.
Each winner agrees to the use of his or her name and likeness in publicity without any additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By entering this promotion, each winner acknowledges that FiftyFlowers.com, and all other sponsors and venues, have the right to publicize and broadcast each winner’s name, voice, and likeness, the fact that he or she won, and all matters incidental thereto.
Limitation on Liability. By entering this promotion, each entrant forever discharges and releases Sponsor(s), its/their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, all other entities or parties associated in any way and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability, claims, causes of action, suits, and demands of any kind arising from or in connection with the promotion or prizes, including, without limitation, responsibility for alleged property damage, personal injury or death resulting from or in connection with participating in the promotion or from or in connection with use or receipt of the promotion prize(s), however caused.
Sponsor’s Reservation of Rights. These official rules are subject to modification by FiftyFlowers.com. In the event of a dispute, all decisions made by FiftyFlowers.com are final and binding. Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process or the operation of Sponsor’s/Sponsors’ web site(s), or who otherwise acts in violation of these official rules. Sponsor(s) further reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, or modify this promotion if, for any reason, the promotion is not capable of completion as planned (including, but not limited to, for the following reasons: infection by computer virus, technical corruption, force majeure, or non-authorized human intervention that compromises or affects the administration, fairness, integrity, security, or proper conduct of the promotion).
Facebook Release. By entering this promotion, each entrant forever discharges and releases Facebook, its/their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability, claims, causes of action, suits, and demands of any kind arising from or in connection with the promotion, including, without limitation, responsibility for property damage, loss of life, or personal injury or death resulting from or in connection with participating in the promotion or from or in connection with use or receipt of the prize(s), however caused. Each entrant acknowledged by acceptance of the rules that the promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Participant is providing information to FiftyFlowers.com and not to Facebook.
List of Winners. For a list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to FiftyFlowers.com, 428 Bryant Circle, Suite 226 Ojai, CA 93023, between August 29th and October 29th 2012. Winners will also be posted on www.oncewed.com.