Cardstore “Pin it for papa” CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.
These Official Rules govern the Cardstore “Pin it for Papa” Contest (the “Contest”) offered by Cardstore, Inc. (“Sponsor”). Contest begins at 12:01 a.m. ET on May 21, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on June 7, 2013 (the “Contest Period”). This Contest is in no way sponsored or endorsed by Pinterest.
Eligibility: Contest is open to members of Pinterest who are legal residents of the United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico who are 13 years of age or older as of the date of entry, except employees of Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and the immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each such employee. Contest is void where prohibited by law. Membership to Pinterest is free.
To Enter: To participate, visit www.pinterest.com to request a free Pinterest membership. To enter the Contest, go to http://www.pinterest.com/cardstore and follow Cardstore. Then re-pin an image from our board, “Pin it for Papa Contest” http://www.pinterest.com/pin-it-for-papa-contest to your Pinterest board of choice. Users can pin as many images as possible for more entries into the contest. Once your photo has been re-pinned, you will be entered into the Contest. Each user can re-pin an unlimited amount of images for multiple entries per person during the Contest Period.
Winner Selection: One winner will be selected on a weekly basis for three weeks through a random drawing. The potential winners will be announced on or about 12:00 p.m. ET on the following dates: May 24, 2013, May 31, 2013 and June 7, 2013. A grand prize winner will be randomly selected from all entries on 12:00 p.m. ET on June, 8, 2013. Winners will be announced on the Cardstore “Pin it for Papa Contest” Board, as well as through direct messages via Facebook if winners accounts are linked accordingly. In the event of a dispute, all entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the Pinterest account associated with the entry.
Prize: Each of the three weekly winners will receive a $50 VISA Gift Card. The one grand prize winner will receive a $300 VISA Gift Card. Approximate Retail Value: $450. Prize consists of only those items specifically described as included in the prize. All federal, state, and other taxes, costs and expenses, if any, relating to the use, acceptance and possession of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.
Notification: Sponsor will contact potential winner via a comment on potential winner’s board or via direct message on the users Facebook page and request that the potential winner contact Sponsor via email at firstname.lastname@example.org by 4:00 p.m. ET on May 24, 2013, May 31, 2013 and June 7, 2013to accept or decline the prize. ALL ENTRANTS ARE ADVISED TO MONITOR THEIR ENTRY BOARD ON THE DRAWING DATE AND REGULARLY THEREAFTER IN ORDER TO RECEIVE NOTICES TIMELY. SPONSOR WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY POTENTIAL WINNER’S FAILURE TO RESPOND WITHIN THE REQUISITE TIMEFRAME. If a potential winner does not timely respond or if prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, an alternate potential winner will be selected. Upon prize forfeiture, no payment or other compensation will be made to the original potential winner. Recipient of such notification (parent/legal guardian if potential winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) must sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, liability and publicity release within fourteen (14) days of acceptance or an alternate potential winner may be selected. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining entries. There will be three (3) alternate drawings. After the third such drawing, the prize will remain unawarded. In the event of noncompliance with this or any other requirement, the non-complying potential winner will be disqualified. No substitution, exchange or transfer of prize except by Sponsor, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted.
Release: By participating, entrants agree to these Official Rules. entrants are solely responsible for their own actions and agree to hold harmless Sponsor, Pinterest and its respective parent, subsidiaries, divisions and related companies, together with and the respective officers, directors, employees, agents, successors, assigns and licensees of each of them, and those companies supplying prizes (collectively the “Released Parties”) from any liability for losses, damages or injuries arising in connection with their participation in the Contest or the award or use of a prize.
Publicity: Acceptance of a prize constitutes consent to Sponsor’s use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, (including but not limited to internet and television broadcast) without further consent or compensation except where prohibited.
General Conditions: Sponsor and each of its affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in operation or transmission of any Contest-related website; failure of any entry to be received by Sponsor due to technical problems or human error; printing or other errors. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Contest in the event that it becomes necessary due to circumstances beyond Sponsor’s control. In the event the Contest is terminated early, a potential Winner will be selected from all eligible entries received at the time of termination.
Disputes: The Contest is governed by the laws of the United States and, by entering, Winner and entrants hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in Cleveland, Ohio. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE RELATED TO SPONSOR OR THE CONTEST OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Privacy: Handling of all participant information, including e-mail addresses, will be consistent with the Cardstore, Inc. Notice of Privacy Practices. See http://www.cardstore.com/privacy.htm.
Sponsor: Cardstore, Inc., 1 American Rd, Cleveland, OH 44144.