ARDEN B. ALL I WANT IS EVERYTHING
INSTAGRAM & TWITTER CONTEST
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
THESE OFFICIAL RULES (“RULES”) ARE A LEGALLY BINDING AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN PARTICIPANT AND SPONSOR (DEFINED BELOW) AND GOVERNS ENTRY IN THE CONTEST. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, PARTICIPANT AGREES TO ABIDE BY THESE RULES AND THE RULES, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES LOCATED ON INSTAGRAM, TWITTER AND FACEBOOK. Failure to comply with these Rules AND THE TWITTER, INSTAGRAM AND FACEBOOK rules, policies and procedures will void A PARTICIPANT’S entry.
This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.
ENTRY PERIOD: The Arden B. All I Want Is Everything Instagram & Twitter Contest (“Contest”) starts at 12:00 am (PDT) on November 22, 2013 and ends at 11:59 pm (PDT) on December 2, 2013 (the “Entry Period”). The sponsor of the Contest is The Wet Seal, Inc., 26972 Burbank, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610 (“Sponsor”). The Contest is subject to these Rules, and by entering, all participants agree to be bound by these Rules. Certain restrictions may apply.
ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open only to legal residents of the 50 States of the United States excluding Rhode Island. Void in Puerto Rico, other United States territories, outside the United States and where prohibited or restricted by law. A participant’s entry into the sweepstakes will be deemed to be a representation that the participant is 18 years of age or older or between the ages of 13 and 18 and entering this sweepstakes with the permission of a parent or legal guardian who agrees to be bound by these rules. If you are a parent or legal guardian agreeing to these rules for the benefit of a child between the ages of 13 and 18, you are fully responsible for his or her entry in the sweepstakes, including without limitation any legal liability that he or she may incur.
Employees of Sponsor, Instagram and Twitter, their immediate family members and those living in the same household, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent and related companies, officers, directors, contractors and agents are not eligible. All federal, state and local rules and regulations apply.
HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Contest during the Entry Period, a participant must:
(a) Follow Sponsor’s Instagram feed @ardenb on Instagram or Sponsor’s Twitter feed @ardenb on Twitter AND
(b) OPTION 1: Go to an Arden B. store and take a photo of yourself wearing your favorite Arden B. outfit
OPTION 2: Visit ardenb.com and pick your favorite piece from Arden B.’s new collection
(c) Post either the photo of yourself or the image of your favorite Arden B. item to Instagram or Twitter and tag @ardenb with the hashtag #ABisalliwant
A participant may set up an Instagram account by visiting www.instagram.com. An Instagram account is free of charge.
A participant may set up an Twitter account by visiting www.twitter.com. A Twitter account is free of charge.
One (1) entry per participant. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address. In case of dispute, an entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the 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, on-line 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. Automated entries are prohibited, and any use of such automated devices will cause disqualification.
The photograph must be a participant’s sole creative work and must not incorporate ideas or work of any other person or material that would require the consent of a third party in any jurisdiction or under any applicable law, other than Arden B. product images. Without limitation, the design must not infringe or violate any trademark, copyright, publicity right, privacy or any other right of any other person or entity, under any applicable law
ALL I WANT IS EVERYTHING Contest Restrictions:
The photograph may not contain, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that:
- Is sexually explicit or suggestive; unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic; contains nudity;
- Promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing); promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous;
- Is obscene or offensive; endorses any form of hate or hate group;
- Defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about Sponsor, or its products or other people, products or companies;
- Contains trademarks, logos or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or phraseology) owned by any entity other than Sponsor excluding only the Arden B. product images;
- Contains copyrighted materials owned by any entity (including photographs and other works of art or images) excluding only the Arden B. product images;
- Advertises or promotes any brand or product of any kind other than Sponsor and the Arden B. product images;
- Contains any personal identification, such as personal names, street or email addresses, or phone numbers other than Sponsor and the Arden B. product images;
- Violates or encourages the violation of any law, rule or regulation;
- Promotes any particular political party, agenda or message; and/or
- Communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive image and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate.
WINNER SELECTION: Entries will be judged and scored by a committee of judges selected by Sponsor. The judges will choose one (1) winner on or about December 5, 2013 based on the following criteria:
- creativity.................................................................................................. 60%
- originality................................................................................................. 40%
In the event of a tie score, the participant with the highest score under “creativity” will break the tie. The decision of the judges is final and nonappealable. All decisions of the judges are final in all matters relating to this Contest. Winner will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability/Publicity Release within three (3) days of issuance or an alternate winner will be chosen. By entering and/or accepting the prize, Winner consents (except where prohibited) to the reasonable use by Sponsor of the Winner’s photograph, voice, likeness and/or image, hometown address, contents of the entry form and the name and age of the Winner without any further compensation for any future promotional activity related to this Contest. Winner will be required to complete and return IRS Form W-9 (Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification) within this same time period. Failure to sign and return all required documents in this time period will result in forfeiture and disqualification of Winner and an alternate Winner will be selected.
The Winner will receive an Arden B. gift card valued at $250.00. No transfer, substitution, or cash equivalent for the prize permitted, except by Sponsor at its sole discretion. All federal, state, local and any other taxes are the responsibility of the Winner.
ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning a prize depends upon the total number of eligible entries received for the Contest.
LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY: Sponsor will not be liable to Winner or any other person for failure to supply any prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s), or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond Sponsor’ control.
GENERAL: By entering this Contest, participants agree that neither Sponsor, Twitter, Facebook nor Instagram shall be liable for personal injuries, death, damages, expenses or costs or losses of any kind resulting from participation or inability to participate in this Contest or acceptance of or use of or inability to use the prize or parts thereof, including, without limitation, claims, suits, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light (whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory. Winner releases Sponsor from any and all liability and responsibility with respect to the prize (including any property loss, damage, personal injury or death). Winner acknowledges that Sponsor has neither made nor is in any manner responsible for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, related to the prize.
If for any reason, this Contest may not be conducted as planned by reason of any entry that, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, false and/or deceptive entries or acts, including the use of automated launching, voting or entry software shall render such entries ineligible and the participant will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Contest or any portion thereof. In the event this Contest is canceled, terminated, modified or suspended, Sponsor, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to select a Winner from remaining eligible entries or conduct a random drawing to award the prize from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received before the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation, termination, modification or suspension. If such cancellation, termination, modification or suspension occurs, notification will be posted at www.ardenb.com.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
WINNER LIST: For an Official Winner List, (available after December 5, 2013) or a copy of these Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Arden B All I Want Is Everything Contest or Rules (please specify), 26972 Burbank, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610. VT residents may omit return postage. During the Entry Period, you may ask an Arden B. sales associate or visit www.ardenb.com for a copy of these Rules.