THE EVITE® NEAR THE KNOT 2019 CONTEST OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
SPONSOR: Evite, Inc. 600 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90017(hereafter, “Sponsor”).
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Contest begins on 02/26/2019 at 09:00:00 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on 04/07/2019 at 011:59:59 PM PT. Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who have reached the age of majority in their state of residence (18 but 19 in Alabama and Nebraska and 21 in Mississippi). Void where prohibited.
ELIGIBILITY: The “Evite® Near the Knot 2019 Contest” (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who have reached the age of majority in their state of residence (18 but 19 in Alabama and Nebraska and 21 in Mississippi) are at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time entry. Void outside the United States, the District of Columbia, and where prohibited and restricted by law. Employees, officers, and directors of Evite, Inc. (“Sponsor”), and each of its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, advertising and promotion and/or fulfillment agencies (such entities collectively, the “Related Entities”) and the immediate families (spouse and parents, step parents, children, step children, siblings, grandparents and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and/or those living in the same household of any such individual, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to be bound by these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions and interpretations of these Official Rules, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon accepting all terms and fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. CONTEST IS SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS.
PROMOTION PERIOD: The Contest begins on 02/26/2019 at 09:00:00 AM PT and ends on 04/07/2019 at 11:59:59 PM PT (the “Promotion Period”). Sponsor shall be the official time-keeper for the Contest, and Sponsor’s computer shall be the official time-keeping device.
PRIZES: Three (3) Prizes will be awarded. The Prizes will be awarded to the entrants whose uploaded photo receives the most votes from visitors to celebrate.evite.com/near-the-knot between March 19, 2019 at 12:00:00 AM PT and April 7, 2019 at 11:59:59 PM PT. In the event of a tie, the winner will be selected in a random drawing of the Entries that tied. Limit one (1) Prize per household. Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest.
NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS/RELEASES: Potential Prize winners will be notified via the email address submitted at the time of Entry, on or about three (3) business days after the end of the Promotion Period. If a potential Prize winner cannot be reached via the email address submitted at the time of Entry within forty-eight (48) hours of first notification attempt, the potential Prize winner will be disqualified. Potential Prize winners may be required to sign and have notarized an Affidavit of Eligibility/Prize Acceptance/Liability and, where permitted, a Publicity Release and submit to Sponsor within three (3) business days of notification in order to claim a prize. Prize winners may be required to supply Sponsor with his/her social security number for tax purposes. When such documentation is properly executed and returned within the specified time period, and potential Prize winner is otherwise in compliance with the Official Rules, potential Prize winner will be confirmed as a Contest winner. A potential Prize winner may be disqualified under any the following circumstances; i) if he/she cannot be reached by the Sponsor within the specified time period; ii) if the Prize notification or e-mail correspondence is returned as undeliverable; iii) if he/she is found to be ineligible or declines to accept any potential Prize; and/or iv) if he/she cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules. In the event a potential Prize winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award that Prize to an alternate potential Prize winner, time permitting and at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
PRIZES AND THEIR APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): THREE (3) PRIZES: The Grand Prize consists of one (1) Custom Premium Digital Invitation Suite for four (4) wedding events (ARV $1,500) and a $1,000 Visa gift card (ARV $1,000). The 1st Runner-Up Prize consists of One (1) Year of Premium Digital Invitations (ARV $99.99), and a $500 Visa gift card (ARV $500). The 2nd Runner-Up Prize consists of One (1) Year of Premium Digital Invitations (ARV $99.99), and a $250 Visa gift card (ARV $250). Total ARV of all prizes: $3,449.98. The Custom Premium Digital Invitation Suite design period shall expire twenty (20) business days after the date of the Prize winner’s initial call with Sponsor’s designers. Any and all guarantees and warranties for merchandise prizes are subject to the manufacturer’s and/or service providers terms and conditions, and winners agree to look solely to such manufacturers and/or service providers for any warranty or guarantee claim. All costs and expenses not specified herein, related to any merchandise prize, including but not limited to delivery, service activation fees, and other expenses incurred by accepting the merchandise prize are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions or cash equivalent is allowed except in Sponsor’s sole discretion. All federal and applicable state and local taxes (if any) on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the individual prize winners. The ARV of the prizes set forth above represents Sponsor’s good faith determination of the retail value thereof, and the actual fair market value, as ultimately determined by Sponsor, is final and cannot be challenged or appealed. In the event the stated ARV of a prize is more than the actual fair market value of such prize, the difference will not be awarded in cash or otherwise. The specifics of all elements of the Prizes stated herein shall be solely determined by Sponsor. Prizes may not be substituted except that Sponsor may substitute a prize, or portion thereof, with a prize of comparable or greater value in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Prizes are awarded and provided “as is” with no warranty or guarantee either express or implied by Sponsor. Sponsor has not made, and will not be responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose.
WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE: By participating in the Contest and submitting an Entry, each entrant waives, discharges and fully releases Sponsor, the Related Entities, Facebook, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Twitter, Inc., and any other companies associated with the Contest, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives, from any and all liability, injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from or in connection with participation in the Contest or from the receipt or use of any prize or from any activity related to the receipt or use of any prize. By receipt of a prize, each prize winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Sponsor and the Related Entities from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of such prize. THIS CONTEST IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, PROMOTED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK, OR TWITTER. BY ENTERING, YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE PROVIDING YOUR INFORMATION TO SPONSOR AND NOT TO THE ABOVE PARTIES.
PUBLICITY: Except where prohibited, each prize winner, by acceptance of a prize, grants to the Sponsor and the Related Entities the right to publicize the prize winner’s name (first name and last initial), social media handle(s), address (city and state of residence), photograph, voice, statements and/or other likeness/persona and prize information in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, for commercial and non-commercial advertising, trade and other purposes, throughout the world, in perpetuity, in any manner, without limitation and without additional compensation, consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor is not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, lost, damaged, garbled, delayed, incomplete, or garbled Entries, messages or e-mail; for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), application, or other connections; availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines; or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or problems of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of Entries, the announcement of prizes, functionality of the application or in any Contest-related materials. The Sponsor is also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrant, tampering, hacking, or by any applications, equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Use of robotic, automatic, or macro devices is not valid for Entry. Any Entry that is submitted with the use of a robotic, automated or macro device will be void. The Sponsor and Related Entities 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 Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If, for any reason, an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Contest, if it is possible. The Sponsor is not responsible for injury or damage to entrant’s or to any other person’s mobile device related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of any application. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or any application or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or any representative of Sponsor and/or the Related Entities, or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Contest is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor and its respective agents. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Sponsor shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Contest and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, fraud, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Contest (or any portion thereof). In the event of cancellation, Sponsor may elect to identify winners and award prizes by way of random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible Entries received up to the time of such cancellation. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any Entry based on an e-mail address, the Entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of Entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE APPLICATION OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT AND RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
SUSPENSION / MODIFICATION / TERMINATION: In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Contest by any event beyond its control, including, but not limited to, fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, communications or equipment failure, utility or service interruptions, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared), interference with the Contest by any party, or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence) Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Contest or prizes. Sponsor additionally reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion: (1) to modify, suspend or terminate the Contest should causes beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt or interfere with the administration, integrity, operation, security or proper play of the Contest; or (2) to disqualify any entrant found to be, or suspected of: (a) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; (b) acting in violation of these Official Rules; or (c) acting in an un-sportsmanlike manner.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these rules shall otherwise remain in effect and be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
WINNERS LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain a list of prize winners (available after 05/08/2019), or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to: Evite® Near The Knot 2019 Contest,600 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90017. Please specify “Winners List” OR “Official Rules” on the outer envelope. Vermont residents may omit return postage. All requests must be received by 08/08/2019.
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