Rimmel London Instagram Giveaway
To enter this Sweepstakes, you must agree to and abide by these Official Rules.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. YOU MUST HAVE INTERNET ACCESS, A VALID EMAIL ADDRESS AND AN INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT PRIOR TO OCTOBER 24, 2017 AT 9:00 A.M. ET TO PARTICIPATE.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram.
- Sponsor : Coty US LLC (“Sponsor”), 350 5th Ave, 18th Floor, New York, NY 10118.
- Administrator : Coty US LLC (“Sponsor”), 350 5th Ave, 18th Floor, New York, NY 10118.
The “Rimmel London Summer Giveaway" ("Sweepstakes”") is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia, who are at least sixteen (16) years of age, and who have Internet access, a valid email address and an Instagram account prior to the beginning of the Promotion Period (defined below). If under the age of eighteen (18) (or the age of majority in the jurisdiction of their residency, whichever is older), individual must have permission from his/her parent or legal guardian to enter. Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who have, within the past six (6) months prior to the start of the Sweepstakes, performed services for Sponsor, Administrator, or any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Sweepstakes, or supplying the prizes and their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, as well as immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or win a prize. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three (3) months a year, whether related or not. Void where prohibited by law.
Sweepstakes Entry : The Sweepstakes begins on or about 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on 10/24/17 and ends 11:59 p.m. ET on 10/30/17 (“Promotion Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official clock for this Sweepstakes.
During the Promotion Period, the following account will post one (1) Sweepstakes photo (“Sweepstakes Post”):
- Rimmel London (@rimmellondonus)
To enter, like the post and tag one (1) friend in the comments section of any Sweepstakes Post and include the kiss mark emoji. To tag someone, type @ followed immediately by their username (ex: “@username”). Don't include a space between @ and the username. You may include additional comments with your tag, but this is not required. (Nor will the inclusion of additional comments in any way enhance your odds of winning a prize.) If you do include an additional comment, all use of the word “comment” includes the tag, kiss mark emoji, and the accompanying comment. Comments must be confined to the feed (on the applicable account’s Instagram page) containing the Sweepstakes Post; do not post or re-post your comment on your Instagram account or elsewhere. (To enter, you must follow the account of Rimmel London @rimmellondonus.
BY SUBMITTING A COMMENT, YOU ARE INDICATING THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND FULLY AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES. DO NOT SUBMIT A COMMENT WITHOUT FIRST REVIEWING THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
Your comment tagging one (1) friend and including the kiss mark emoji and otherwise in full compliance with these Official Rules will constitute your entry into this Sweepstakes (“Entry”). Partial or incomplete piecemeal submissions (e.g., commenting with the kissmark emoji but without tagging a friend, or tagging a friend without including the kiss mark emoji will NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Do NOT include personal information (e.g., name, e-mail address or phone numbers) about yourself or anyone else in the comment itself.
Once submitted, entries become the sole property of Sponsor (subject only to the rights of Instagram), and cannot be modified by entrant. Posting of a comment to the feed and Post which is not thereafter deleted by Sponsor/Administrator does not constitute any representation of eligibility for Sweepstakes and the re-posting of a comment by Sponsor/Administrator does not constitute notification of winning a prize. By submitting a comment, entrant (if a minor his/her parent/legal guardian) gives permission to Sponsor and its designees and hereby grants Sponsor and its designees a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, sub-licensable, non-exclusive license (herein “License”) to use entrant's comment on any media and through any means now known or hereafter devised, including without limitation, the World Wide Web, and to otherwise use entrant's comment, and make derivative works therefrom, without compensation in accordance with the requirements of this Sweepstakes and the advertising, promotion, and publicity of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor’s products and services, and otherwise, as stated in these Official Rules (as solely determined by Sponsor). Such License will be confirmed by potential winner (if a minor his/her parent/legal guardian) upon Sponsor’s request and potential winner (if a minor his/her parent/legal guardian) agrees to timely complete, sign and deliver any and all necessary documents, including without limitation, documents setting forth any licenses, releases and indemnities that Sponsor in its sole discretion may require, without condition or compensation of any kind. Sponsor’s failure to receive all documentation from all individuals within the prescribed timeframe, in each instance as required by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will result in the disqualification of the entry and the selection of another entry as a potential winner.
Limit one (1) Entry per person during the Promotion Period. Multiple entries and/or mass entry attempts (i.e., multiple comments) will result in disqualification of all entries by such person/email address/Instagram account. Entries must be manually key-stroked by the Entrant; use of automated entry devices or programs, or entries by third parties by any method of entry, are prohibited. Entries that do not conform to or that violate these Official Rules or are submitted in any manner other than stated in these Official Rules will be disqualified. (Without limiting the foregoing, comments posted outside of the Post will NOT result in Sweepstakes entry. This includes but is not limited to comments posted on a person’s own Instagram account/page.) Sponsor and Administrator will not be responsible for late, corrupted, garbled, inaccessible/blocked, incomplete or misdirected entries. All entries must be posted to the Post in their entirety prior to the end of the Promotion Period. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Administrator and Sponsor, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.
You may only use one (1) Instagram account to participate in the Sweepstakes. All comments must comply with the Instagram Terms of Service and Instagram Rules available at the Instagram Website.
Data rates may apply for each message sent or received from your handset according to the terms and conditions of your service agreement with your wireless carrier. Other charges may apply (such as normal airtime and carrier charges as well as charges for wireless Internet access) and may appear on your mobile phone bill or be deducted from your prepaid account balance. Wireless carriers' rate plans may vary, and you should contact your wireless carrier for more information on messaging rate plans and charges relating to your participation in this Sweepstakes. Mobile device service may not be available in all areas. Check your phone's capabilities for specific instructions.
Sweepstakes Entry Restrictions/Guidelines : In addition to complying with all other requirements of these Official Rules and/or on the Website/Platform where persons may submit entries (i.e., Instagram); each entry must comply with the following guidelines (“Content Guidelines”). Entrant must submit an original comment (DO NOT COPY OR RE-GRAM OTHERS’ WORKS).
Participation must be effected in accordance with these Official Rules. Once submitted, comment cannot be modified or supplemented by entrant. Joint/group entries are prohibited. No entries may be effected (in whole or in part) on behalf of someone else.
Entries: (i) must be the original and sole creation of the entrant, and all right, title and
interest including but not limited to the copyright in any Entry, must be owned solely by the submitting entrant; (ii) may not infringe upon any third party’s rights, including but not limited to, copyright, patent or trademarks/tradenames/logos, or rights of privacy or publicity, or contain material that is or may be considered misleading, inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous, or portray or depict any person, product or entity in a false light; (iii) may not violate any law, rule or regulation; (iv) may not contain any virus, bugs, or other deleterious material; (v) may not, for example but not limited to, contain content that reflects, advocates or promotes bigotry, racism, hatred, harm or exploitation of or against any class, group or individual, discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age, or actions or activities that are restricted, prohibited, illegal or unlawful (including without limitation, the consumption of alcohol or other controlled substances), profanity, defamatory statements, words or symbols widely considered offensive to individuals of any certain race, ethnicity, religious, sexual orientation or socioeconomic group, or threats to any person, place, business, group or world peace; (vi) must have been created specifically for this Sweepstakes and not have been previously posted via social media or otherwise; and each entrant warrants and represents that his/her Entry complies with all of those conditions. Entries cannot contain, among other things, the trademark, tradename or logo of any third party or entity or product, cannot name, or describe any person (living, dead, or fictional) other than the entrant, and cannot contain any material that is protected by copyright.
SUBMITTED COMMENTS REPRESENT SOLELY THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF THE ENTRANT AND DO NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF SPONSOR IN ANY MANNER. SPONSOR IS ACTING AS A PASSIVE CONDUIT FOR THE POSTING/PUBLICATION OF COMMENTS AND HAS NO OBLIGATION TO AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY IN CONJUNCTION WITH SCREENING, MONITORING OR REVIEWING THE CONTENT OF COMMENTS. SPONSOR WILL NOT EDIT OR MODIFY COMMENTS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES.
By submitting an Entry, each entrant (if a minor his/her parent/legal guardian) grants to Sponsor and its licensees, sublicensees, successors, and assigns (collectively, the “Rights Holders”), the exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, transferable, sublicenseable right and license (including but not limited to, all intellectual property and proprietary rights including without limitation patents, trademarks, and copyrights) to use, perform, exhibit, reproduce, manufacture, construct, tailor, distribute, sell, offer to sell, import and/or otherwise exploit the Entry in any manner and in any and all distribution channels, venues or media now known or hereafter devised (collectively, the “License”). The rights granted pursuant to the License shall also include, without limitation, the right to: (a) change, alter, distort, edit or revise the Entry, or any part thereof; and (b) make derivative works based on the Entry, or any part thereof. Entrant (if a minor his/her parent/legal guardian) agrees to sign any documents required by Sponsor upon request (and without compensation) to confirm such License. The preceding grant of rights is expressly made subject to any rights retained by the operator of the social media channel used to submit the entry (i.e., Instagram). Entrant further agrees that (a) Sponsor does not owe him/her a duty of confidence (or fiduciary duty or the like) and that he/she has no expectation of privacy as to his/her Entry and (b) Sponsor has wide access to ideas, stories, designs and other literary/artistic materials submitted to it from outside sources or being developed by its own employees and that such ideas/stories/designs/literary/artistic materials may be competitive with, similar to (or even identical to) his/her Entry and that Sponsor shall have no liability to entrant or any third party in conjunction therewith.
Random Drawing/Selection of Winner/Odds
Potential prize winner will be selected via random drawing on or about October 30, 2017 from among all eligible Entries received during the Promotion Period. For the avoidance of doubt, the content of a person’s Entry will not be taken into account in the winner selection process (provided that the Entry is determined by Sponsor/Administrator to be in full compliance with these Official Rules). Drawing will be conducted by Coty Inc, an independent judging organization/Administrator whose decisions are final and binding on all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
Odds of winning the prize depend on the total number of eligible Entries received during the Promotion Period. Each Entry will have an equal chance of winning.
- Prize and Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") :
Grand Prize (1 winner): One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive one (1) Rimmel London Prize Pack consisting of an assortment of Rimmel London Products (exact products to be chosen by Sponsor in its sole discretion); (subject to terms and conditions thereon). ARV of Grand Prize is: $1500.00.
Additional Prize Restrictions : Exact shades/colors of product to be chosen in Sponsor’s sole discretion. No substitution, transfer or cash redemption of prizes except Sponsor in its sole discretion may award a substitute prize/prize component of equal or greater value if advertised prize/prize component is unavailable at time of awarding. Grand Prize winner will not receive cash or any other form of compensation if actual costs are less than the prize ARV in these Official Rules. Prize will only be delivered to an address within the United States. Sponsor reserves the right to ship various prize components separately. If a prize is won by a minor, Sponsor in its sole discretion may award the prize to or in the name of minor’s parent or legal guardian. Unspecified expenses relative to prize acceptance/use are winner’s sole responsibility. All federal, state and local taxes (if any) are the sole responsibility of the winner; Grand Prize winner will be issued a 1099 Tax Form for fair market value of Grand Prize with winner's receipt of prizes being reported to the Internal Revenue Service as per applicable law.
Potential winner will be notified by direct message from the Sponsor’s official Instagram account (@rimmellondonus) on or about October 24, 2017. It is recommended that you confirm your Instagram notification settings are turned on; configuring privacy settings so as to receive a direct message from @rimmellondonus is the sole responsibility of the entrant. The initial verification notice (direct message) will request that the potential winner email the Administrator at a specific email address with specific personal information (e.g.: full name, phone number, date of birth, and Instagram username) within twenty-four (24) hours. Failure to respond to the initial verification notice within twenty-four (24) hours with all required information will result in disqualification. If any potential winner is disqualified for any reason, or if prize is returned as undeliverable, the entrant will forfeit his/her status as a winner, without compensation of any kind and the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner selected in a random drawing from all remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Promotion Period (time permitting).
In the event of any dispute concerning the identity of any entrant, the Entry will be deemed submitted by the natural person who is the authorized holder of the e-mail account corresponding to the Instagram account used for 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.
Limitations of Liability
Released Parties (as defined in Section 11) are not responsible for late, incomplete, misdirected, illegible, inaccessible comments, Internet connections or email; or for any computer, telephone, wireless, satellite, cable, network, electronic, Internet or phone hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, or availability, or garbled, corrupt or jumbled transmissions, service provider/Internet/website/use net/accessibility, availability, or traffic congestion, Internet contact, or any technical error, or program errors or malfunctions or unauthorized human intervention, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of Entry or other information, or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information. The Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Website users, tampering, hacking, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes and assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, technical error, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to the Website (or any other website). The preceding expressly includes the inability of Sponsor/Administrator to access or properly review Entries due to filtering or other operation of the functionality of Instagram. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned (in whole or in part), as solely determined by Sponsor, including but not limited to by infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or technical failures that can corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes (in whole or in part). In such event, Sponsor shall conduct the Sweepstakes and award the prize in a manner which is fair, appropriate and consistent with the spirit of these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Notice of cancellation/termination/ modification/suspension of the Sweepstakes will be posted on the Sponsor’s Instagram page. The right is reserved by Sponsor to disqualify any individual found, at its sole discretion, to be tampering with the Entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Website, to be acting in violation of the Official Rules, or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Released Parties are not responsible for any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer/mobile phone or device related to or resulting from participation in or downloading (or uploading) any materials from this Sweepstakes. Entrants further agree not to knowingly damage or cause interruption of the Sweepstakes and/or prevent others from participating in the Sweepstakes.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE ANY ONLINE SERVICE OR WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES VIOLATES CRIMINAL OR CIVIL LAWS. IF SUCH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE OR AN INDIVIDUAL OTHERWISE ATTEMPTS TO DEFRAUD SPONSOR, SPONSOR MAY DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT MAKING SUCH ATTEMPT AND SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
By participating, entrants (if a minor his/her parent/legal guardian) agree to be bound by and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and/or Administrator, which shall be final and binding in all respects. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrant (if a minor his/her parent/legal guardian) agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator and Instagram, LLC, and (as applicable) each of their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, advertising and promotion agencies, and officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns, collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage (whether due to negligence or otherwise) to person(s), including death, and property or breach or failure or any representation of warranty arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Sweepstakes and/or from the acceptance, misuse or use of any prize. By entering, entrant (if a minor his/her parent/legal guardian) authorizes the Sponsor and its designees to use entrant’s name, voice, likeness, photograph, prize information, biographical data and city and state of residence in programming, advertising, trade and/or promotional material and on a winners’ list (if applicable) in all media now known or hereafter discovered, world-wide and on the World Wide Web and Internet, at any time, in perpetuity, without compensation (where permitted by law) and without review, approval or notice, to the extent permitted by law. Sponsor is not obligated to use any of the above mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation.
EXCEPT FOR SPONSOR’S OWN PRODUCT THAT MAY BE COVERED BY A WARRANTY (AND, IN SUCH CASE, THE WARRANTY SHALL BE EXPRESSLY LIMITED TO ITS TERMS), SPONSOR MAKES NO WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION, OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO THE USE OF ANY PRIZE (OR ANY COMPONENT OF ANY PRIZE), INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ITS QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
Disputes; Arbitration/Choice Of Law
To the fullest extent permitted by law, entrant (if a minor his/her parent/legal guardian) agrees that: (1) Any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or the awarding of prizes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York or an appropriate New York State Court; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys' fees; (3) under no circumstances will entrant (if a minor his/her parent/legal guardian) be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant (if a minor his/her parent/legal guardian) hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.
- Winner’s List : For the name of the winner, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Rimmel London Instagram Giveaway Winner, c/o Coty, 350 Fifth Avenue, 18 th Floor, New York, NY 10018. All such requests must be received by October 30, 2017.