December 20, 2013

Season of Celebrations Sweepstakes on Instagram


Enter our Season of Celebrations Sweepstakes on Instagram!

How to Enter:

1. Follow @Finestationery on Instagram here:
http://instagram.com/finestationery

2. Take a photo of your personal holiday card from FineStationery OR choose a favorite from our Holiday Collection and upload it to Instagram.

3. Tag @FineStationery and be sure to include the hashtag #SeasonOfCelebrations.


Enter by January 3, 2014 to be eligible to win! Grand prize winner will win $150 to spend at FineStationery.com and a customized wallpaper and Facebook cover photo to compliment your holiday look. Two runner-ups will win a prize of $25 to spend at FineStationery.com and a customized wallpaper and Facebook cover photo to compliment your holiday look. Winners will be announced on Instagram on Monday January 6, 2014.

See official rules:

FineStationery.com® Season of Celebrations Photo Sweepstakes
OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES, INCLUDING THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, WHO ARE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF THE DATE OF ENTRY WHO HAVE OR OPEN AN ACCOUNT ON INSTAGRAM.COM.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
1. PROMOTION PERIOD: FINESTATIONERY.COM® SEASON OF CELEBRATIONS PHOTO SWEEPSTAKES (hereinafter the "Sweepstakes") begins on 12:01 a.m. EST on December 22nd, 2013, and ends at 11:59 pm. EST on January 3rd, 2014 (the "Promotion Period").
2.  HOW TO ENTER: 1. To enter, you must have or open an account on Instagram.com to participate in the Sweepstakes.  Accounts are free and can be opened by visiting Instagram.com, downloading on the Apple App Store, or downloading on Google Play.  2.  Follow FineStationery on Instagram at http://instagram.com/finestationery.  3. Upload either i) a photo of your personal FineStationery.com holiday card, or ii) a photo of a card from our 2013 Holiday Collection found at: http://www.finestationery.com/shop/holiday.html#holiday/2013_holiday_collection_ss.html  to your personal instagram account. User accounts must be public in order for us to review your entry. 4. Tag your photo with @FineStationery and include the hashtag #SeasonOfCelebrations.
2 A) You agree and understand that you are submitting your Entry on a non-confidential basis, and agree that if accepted Sponsor may publish your Entry, but Sponsor is under no obligation to accept or publish your entry.
2 B)  You Represent and Warrant (i) you are at least twenty one  (21) years of age ; (ii) the Entry  is  original to you and you are the sole owner, creator, inventor and/or author of the Entry; (iii) you have the right, powers, permission and/or authority to use and allow Sponsor to use the photo, images, names and other information that may be on the Entry iv)  you grant Sponsor the exclusive right to use of the Entry in any advertising and promotional materials (visual, sound, print and/or electronic form), including posting entries on its website, (v) you grant Sponsor any and all necessary rights and licenses provided herein, including without limitation, all necessary copyright and other related rights to the entry, free and clear of all claims and encumbrances to use the Entry; (vi) use the Entry will not infringe the rights of any third parties (including copyright, trademark, rights of likeness, rights of privacy and rights of publicity), and that you have all rights and permissions necessary for Sponsor’s use of the Entry; (vii) you have full right and authorization to submit the Entry and that no other person or entity has or shall have any right, title or interest in or to the Entry; and (viii) the Entry has not been used, or permitted to be used, for publically available commercial purposes, including but not limited to advertisements; and (ix) you  hereby hold the Sponsor harmless from and against any third party claim arising from any use of the Entry and waive any right to inspect or approve uses of the entry or to be compensated for any such uses. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor, and may not be acknowledged or returned. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.  You also agree that you will not use, or allow someone else to use, the Entry for publically available commercial purposes, including, but not limited to advertisements.
2 C) Entry Content Restrictions:
  1. If the Entry is a FineStationery.com Holiday card you created you must have been the one to create it.  If you are submitting a photo of your favorite Holiday card as found on the site unchanged that is fine.  
  2. You must have the permission to uses the images, names and likenesses of any and all individuals in any photo that is party of your Entry.  If any of the individuals are under the age of majority in your state then you must have their parent’s permission.  Permission is must be to use and enter the photo and also to allow Sponsor to use the photo in any advertising pursuant to section 2B. 
  3. The Entry must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;
  4. The Entry must not disparage Sponsor or any other person or party affiliated with the Sweepstakes;
  5. We are a family friendly company so each Entry must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous, libelous, or that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and
  6. Entry must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where submission is created.
 3.  PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”) Three (3) Prizes.  One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a $150 FineStationery.com® Gift Certificate and the FineStationery.com Digital Package (Total ARV of the Grand Prize is $150.00 USD).  Two (2) Runner-up Prizes Winners will each receive a $25 FineStationery.com® Gift Certificate and the FineStationery.com Digital Package (Total ARV of each Runner-up Prize is $25.00 USD). Total AVR of all prizes is $250.00 USD).
4.  WINNER SELECTION: Winners will be selected on or about January 5th, 2014 in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period by a representative of Sponsor, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Prizes will be awarded and potential winners will be notified by the account name associated with their Instagram account. Prizes are nontransferable and no cash substitution is allowed except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to award prizes of equal or greater value if advertised prizes are unavailable.
5.  GENERAL RULES: Taxes, related to the prizes are the winners’ sole responsibility, if applicable. Prize winners may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (where legal) within seven (7) days of notification attempt or prizes will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate selection. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name, likeness, image, photo, sobriquet and biographical information for promotional purposes without further compensation except where prohibited by law. By entering, entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these OFFICIAL RULES and winner releases Sponsor, and their subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents and all others associated with the development and execution of the Sweepstakes from any and all liability for damages, losses or injury resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance or use of prize. Entries will be declared to be made by the authorized account. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the Instagram account of the entrant. Entries are subject to verification of eligibility and will be declared invalid if they are incomplete, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way. Use of computer programs and/or other automated devices to enter Sweepstakes are prohibited. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your on-line service will apply.   Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website; violates the OFFICIAL RULES; or acts in an unsportsmanlike, obscene or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, misdirected or damaged entries due to internet services providers service, weather, technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications, whether caused by the sender, by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes if it is not capable of completion as planned, including for infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures or corruption of any sort, and award prizes from eligible entries received prior to cancellation. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. 
6.  ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry who have or open an account on Instagram.  Employees and families of Fine Stationery, Inc. (“Sponsor”) their parent company, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates and related companies, advertising and promotion agencies and their immediate families are ineligible. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.
7.   WINNERS LIST: For the name of the winners, visit the link below from 1/15/2014 through 2/28/14 on: http://blog.finestationery.com/2013/12/season-of-celebrations-instagram.html
8.  SPONSOR & ADMINITRATOR: The Sponsor and Administrator of this Sweepstakes is Fine Stationery, Inc., Attn: 2013 SEASON OF CELEBRATIONS PHOTO SWEEPSTAKES, 201 West 14th Street, Suite 100, Wilmington, DE 19801.
9.   LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: NEITHER FINE STATIONERY, INC., THEIR AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, OR AFFILIATED COMPANIES, AS WELL AS, THEIR ADVERTSING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES SHALL HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OFOPPORTUNITY OR GOODWILL. IN ALL EVENTS, THE SOLE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF SPONSOR AND ITS AFFILIATES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE REPLACEMENT OF THE PRIZE OR THE ARV OF THE PRIZE SETFORTH HEREIN.
10.  GOVERNING LAW & VENUE: THE NEW YORK COURTS (STATE & FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE PROMOTION AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OFNEW YORK SHALL GOVERN THE SAME. EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND HEREBY IRREVOCABLY SUBMITS TO THE VENUE OF THOSE COURTS WITHIN THE COUNTIES OF NASSAU AND SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK.
© 2013 Fine Stationery, Inc.
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. By participating, you hereby release and hold harmless Instagtam from any and all liability associated with this promotion.