SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
Sponsored by BeachMint and StumbleUpon (“Sponsors”).
NO ENTRY FEE. NO PURCHASE OR OBLIGATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Entry deadline is November 18, 11:59 PM PST, 2012. Sweepstakes begins on November 12, 9:00 AM PST 2012 and ends on November 18, 11:59 PM PST 2012.
Eligibility: The Makin’ a Holiday Wish List and Checkin’ it Twice: StumbleUpon over $500 at BeachMint Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the United States, eighteen (18) or older, as of the date of entry, who have an active e-mail account, are a registered user of StumbleUpon, have an active Twitter account and have Internet access as of the beginning of the Sweepstakes period. Employees of Sponsors and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, fulfillment or other coordinating agencies, individuals providing services to Sponsors through an outsourcer or temporary employment agency during the Sweepstakes period, and their respective immediate family members and persons living in their same household, are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules & Regulations (“Official Rules”). VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
To Enter: You may enter the Sweepstakes in one of two ways:
To enter online:
Create a Holiday Wish List on StumbleUpon. The List must contain:
A minimum of Ten (10) URLs
Four (4) of the Ten (10) URLs must be selected from the BeachMint Merry Mint List located at: http://www.stumbleupon.com/lists/307242220252316816
Send a “tweet” via a valid account on http://www.twitter.com, time stamped between November 12th, 9:00AM PST and November 18th, 11:59PM PST. The “tweet” must contain:
A link to the StumbleUpon List you created
The hashtag phrase #MerryMintList
The Twitter handle @StumbleUpon
To enter by mail:
To enter by mail without obligation, hand write your name, mailing address, phone number, e-mail address and the URL of the StumbleUpon List you created on a 4”x6” card and mail to: StumbleUpon Makin’ a Holiday Wish List and Checkin’ it Twice: StumbleUpon over $500 at Beachmint Sweepstakes, 301 Brannan St., San Francisco, CA 94107. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by November 12th, 2012 and be received by November 18, 2012.
No mechanically reproduced mail-in entries are allowed and any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or the like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods.
Only one entry per person, household and/or e-mail address is permitted, regardless of method of entry. Entrants submitting multiple entries or violating any of these Official Rules may be disqualified.
Prize Drawing: All Sweepstakes entries meeting the requirements of these Official Rules will be entered into the prize drawing, to be held on or around November 19, 2012 at the StumbleUpon offices, 301 Brannan St., San Francisco, CA 94107. The drawing will be conducted either by independent persons or a computer program that randomly chooses the winner from all eligible entries received and the random selection is final and binding. Two (2) Winners will be selected at random from among all eligible entries received.
Winners will be notified by e-mail at the e-mail address associated with their StumbleUpon account.
Prizes and Odds: The prizes to be awarded from the Sweepstakes are as follows:
Two (2) Prizes of BeachMint Credit: Credit for the BeachMint site of winner’s choice from StyleMint, ShoeMint or JewelMint with a retail value of approximately $500 (US) per winner. JewelMint and StyleMint prize is 17 credits, value approximately $510. ShoeMint prize is 7 credits, value approximately $560.
The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received. No cash or other substitution of prizes is permitted, except at the sole option of Sponsors for a prize of equal or greater value. Sponsors will not replace any lost or stolen prizes. Winners are solely responsible for any and all federal, state, provincial and local taxes, if any, that apply to prizes.
Total value of all prizes to be awarded: approximately $1070 (U.S.).
Notification of Winners: Winners will be notified by e-mail within fourteen (14) business days of the prize drawing, and may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release within fourteen (14) days of notification. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize and/or where applicable an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release is not timely received, is incomplete or modified, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected from remaining valid, eligible entries timely submitted. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account specified in the 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, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. No automatically generated entries will be accepted.
General Rules: By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules. The Sweepstakes is offered by StumbleUpon, 301 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA 94107, and BeachMint, 1223 Wilshire Blvd., Box #C, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5400, which are not responsible for (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, postage-due, incomplete, illegible, misdirected or undeliverable entries, responses, or other correspondence, whether by e-mail or postal mail or otherwise; (ii) theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials; or (iii) phone, electrical, network, computer, hardware, software program or transmission malfunctions, failures or difficulties.
By entering the Sweepstakes, You further agree to release, indemnify, defend and hold Sponsors and their parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees, sponsors and agents, including advertising and promotion agencies, and assigns, and any other organizations related to the Sweepstakes, harmless, from any and all claims, injuries, damages, expenses or losses to person or property and/or liabilities of any nature that in any way arise from participation in this Sweepstakes or acceptance or use of a prize or parts thereof, including, without limitation, (i) any condition caused by events beyond Sponsors’ control that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted; (ii) any injuries, losses, or damages (compensatory, direct, incidental, consequential or otherwise) of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes; and (iii) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes. Winners agree to be bound by these Official Rules, and Sponsor’s decisions in all respects relative to the Sweepstakes are final.
In no event will Sponsors be liable to you for any direct, special, incidental, exemplary, punitive or consequential damages (including loss of use, data, business or profits) arising out of or in connection with your participation in the Sweepstakes whether such liability arises from any claim based upon contract, warranty, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, and whether or not Sponsors have been advised of the possibility of such loss or damage. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
Additional Conditions: Except where prohibited, by participating in the Sweepstakes and/or winning any prize, entrant consents to the use of his/her name, photo and/or likeness, biographical information, entry and statements attributed to entrants (if true) for advertising and promotional purposes, including without limitation, inclusion in Sponsors’ newsletters, the Sweepstakes website at [insert blog post URL] and Sponsors’ homepage at http://www.stumbleupon.com, and or blog at http://www.stumbleupon.com/blog, without additional compensation. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned. Allow 6-8 weeks for delivery of prizes.
Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, in the event of fraud, technical or other difficulties or if the integrity of the Sweepstakes are compromised, without liability to the entrant. Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any entrant or winner, as determined by Sponsors, in their sole discretion. The Sweepstakes are subject to these Official Rules and all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. As stated above, the Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law. By participating in these Sweepstakes, you acknowledge that you have read these official Rules and agree to abide by them and by the decisions of Sponsors, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes. These Official Rules are governed by the law of the State of California, excluding rules governing choice of laws.
LAWSUITS: Any action, suit or case arising out of, or in connection with, this Sweepstakes or these Official Rules must be brought in either the federal courts located in the Northern District of California or the state courts located in San Francisco County, California.
Winner’s List, Official Rules: For a list of prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send your request and a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Makin’ a Holiday Wish List and Checkin’ it Twice: StumbleUpon $500 at BeachMint Sweepstakes, StumbleUpon, 301 Brannan St., San Francisco CA 94107 or (for Winner’s list only) send an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Winner’s list” as the email subject and sweepstakes name specified in the body of the e-mail.
Sponsors Addresses: StumbleUpon, 301 Brannan St., San Francisco, CA 94107 and BeachMint, 1223 Wilshire Blvd., Box #C, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5400.