THE NARS “HOLIDAY 2020 GIVEAWAY” INSTAGRAM OFFICIAL RULES
THIS RANDOM GIVEAWAY IS VOID IN QUEBEC and WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. The contest begins at 9:00 am EST on December 12, 2020 and ends at 11:59 pm EST on December 13, 2020 (the “Giveaway Period”).
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY
- No fee to enter
- A purchase will not improve your chances of winning
ENTRY IN THIS GIVEAWAY CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL GIVEAWAY RULES.
The Giveaway is sponsored by the Nars Cosmetics Division of Shiseido Americas Corporation, located at 390 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10017 (hereafter “Sponsor” or “NARS”). Facebook and Instagram are neither a sponsor of nor affiliated with this Giveaway.
This Giveaway is open to individuals who are at least 18 years of age. Void where prohibited and all federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Participants will need to have access to iPhone or Android capabilities. Employees of NARS, its subsidiaries, retailers, distributors, affiliates and its agents, advertising, promotion and production agencies and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings and spouses of children or siblings) and household members are not eligible.
Failure to comply with all rules and regulations associated with the Giveaway could result in disqualification. Sponsor reserves the right to, in its sole discretion, cancel, modify or suspend this Giveaway for any reason.
- Giveaway Prizes (6): Three Winners (and each “tagged friend” as noted below) will each receive one (1) NARS Advent Calendar; one (1) Skincare Bundle; and a Virtual Artistry Consultation with a professional NARS Makeup Artist, all totaling an estimated value of $844 USD.
All federal, state and local taxes on the prize are the sole responsibility of the Giveaway recipients. No substitutions or other alternative is available, except that Sponsor may substitute a prize of equal or greater value should a prize item become unavailable. Prizes are non-transferable and non-assignable.
HOW TO ENTER
To enter the Giveaway, participants must use Instagram (free app available on iPhone and Android) and post a comment in the identified post, tagging a friend of their choosing. Both users must like the post and be following the NARS account @NARSissist. By completing these actions, both the user who commented and the “tagged friend” will be entered for the chance to win one (1) Giveaway prize each. Winners we be randomly chosen.
Entries not in compliance with these official rules may be disqualified, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Entries generated by a script, macro, bot or any other automated means will be deemed void. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by the Sponsor. By participating, you agree to these Official Rules, which are final and binding in all respects. This Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Instagram. You are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook or Instagram.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
Prize recipients will be selected by NARS Cosmetics based on a random selection on December 16, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST. All decisions of Sponsor are final and binding and are not subject to mediation or litigation of any kind. Sponsor reserves the right to verify that the potential winners are eligible and qualified to receive a prize and may revoke any prize awarded or designated to a person found ineligible.
Attempts to notify potential prize recipients will be made by the Sponsor initially replying to the winning entrants on Instagram. The potential prize recipients must then contact Sponsor through direct message on Instagram. Prize recipients will be required to contact Sponsor via direct message or the email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) within 7 days of attempted notification. Potential prize recipients may be required to demonstrate control of the Instagram account. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of Instagram ID, mailing address, email address, and/or telephone number of entrants. In the event of non-compliance with these Official Rules, or if a prize notification or prize is unclaimed or returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate prize recipient may be contacted.
Sponsor is not responsible for any change in Instagram account information, email, mailing address and/or telephone number of entrants. Prizes will be shipped to winners’ address within 4-6 weeks of receipt of a mailing address.
ODDS OF WINNING
Odds of winning the Giveaway depend on the total number of entries received. All decisions of Sponsor are final.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Sponsor will not be responsible or liable for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including without limitation, electronic malfunction of any network, hardware or software. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend the Giveaway should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond its control corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Giveaway. In the event of cancellation of any Giveaway, the prizes will be awarded in a random drawing from eligible entries received prior to cancellation.
By participating, entrants release Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, participating partners, advertising or promotions agencies, employees, officers, agents, directors and the immediate family and household members of the above, and each of their respective affiliated companies, directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents, from any liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with this Giveaway or with the acceptance, possession, or use of any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injury or death, damage to, loss or destruction of property or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light). Each entrant waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses and agrees that all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. By entering, entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of New York without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. By entering, entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in New York City, New York for the resolution of any and all disputes arising out of entrants participation in the Giveaway.
NARS Cosmetics may wish to publish the first name, first letter of last name, likeness and location (city/state) of the Winner, and any quotation that the winner is willing to provide on the website or for public relations use in other media, and by accepting a prize, the winner expressly authorizes NARS Cosmetics to use, reproduce, distribute and publicly display his or her name, likeness and location in connection with the promotion of this or any other contest sponsored by NARS Cosmetics, or in connection with the promotion of NARS Cosmetics, except where such requirement is prohibited by law.
For a prize recipient list, send a self-addressed stamped envelope with a written request specifying the Giveaway you would like to receive a prize recipient list for by February 29, 2020, to:
ATTN: Customer Service
390 Madison Avenue
New York, New York 10017