Love Notes Contest Terms and Conditions

Leave a comment

Zola’s Love Notes Contest (“Contest”) will take place on June 8th and June 9, 2019 between 10 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and 6 p.m. PT (each, a “Daily Entry Period” and collectively, the “Contest Period”) at the West Coast Craft Fair in San Francisco, CA (“Event”).

ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia (excluding residents of Connecticut, Colorado and Maryland), 18 years of age or older. Employees and other workers, including temporary employees, freelancers, and independent contractors (and each of their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of Zola, Inc. (“Sponsor”), its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies, are not eligible to enter or win. Void in Connecticut, Colorado and Maryland and where prohibited by law. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. By participating, each entrant agrees to abide by these official rules (“Official Rules”) and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Contest.

HOW TO ENTER: During the Contest Period, to enter, visit the Sponsor’s booth at the Event and follow the directions provided to write and mail a love letter to a loved one (“Letter”). You must have permission from your loved one to submit the Letter and if requested by Sponsor, provide proof of such permission in a form acceptable to Sponsor. Letter must be in English and should not include last names or other information that can identify you or your loved one. You will be asked to complete an entry form and Sponsor’s representative will take a photo of your Letter (collectively, an “Entry”). All Entries must be received during the applicable Daily Entry Period to be eligible for that’s Daily Entry Period’s judging. Limit one (1) Entry per person per day; each Entry must be substantially different than any other Entry submitted by you. Multiple Entries in any day will be void. Entries by any means which subvert the entry process are void. All Entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.  

PROHIBITED CONTENT:  Entries may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that:

  • is sexually explicit or suggestive;
  • is unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group;
  • is profane or pornographic;
  • promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing, or otherwise promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous;
  • promotes any particular political agenda or message;
  • is obscene or offensive, or endorses any form of hate or hate group;
  • defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about Sponsor, its products or services, or other people or companies;
  • contains copyrighted materials owned by others, without the Entrant having obtained permission, to the extent permission is necessary;
  • appears to duplicate any other submitted Entry;  
  • contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, personal information or other indicia identifying any person (living or dead), without permission, to the extent permission is necessary; and/or
  • violates any law.

Entry must be entrant’s own work product, may not have been previously published, may not have won previous awards, and must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity.

By submitting an Entry, entrant represents and warrants that the Entry conforms to these Official Rules and understands that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify the Entry for any reason, including if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Entry fails to conform to these Official Rules in any way or otherwise contains unacceptable content as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion.

USE OF ENTRIES/PUBLICITY GRANT: By submitting an Entry, entrant hereby grants to Sponsor, its designees, successors, assigns and licensees a nonexclusive license to reproduce, distribute, display, perform, edit, modify, alter, create derivative works based upon, or otherwise exploit the Entry and all elements embodied therein, along with entrant’s name, biographical information, likeness, performance, voice or image, in whole or in part, in any manner or media now known or hereafter devised throughout the world in perpetuity for advertising, promotional and other purposes, without further compensation, notification or permission. Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Sponsor has no obligation to make use of the rights granted herein.  

WINNER DETERMINATION:  Following the conclusion of each Daily Entry Period, a qualified panel of judges selected by Sponsor will judge all eligible Entries received based on the following equally weighted judging criteria: (i) composition, (ii) originality, (iii) clarity, (iv) humor, and (v) creativity (the “Criteria”). The Entries that receive the highest scores from the judges for each Daily Entry Period will be deemed the potential winners. In the event of a tie, a tie-breaker judge will judge the tied entries using the Criteria to determine the winner(s). Sponsor reserves the right to not award any or all of the prizes for any Daily Entry Period if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Entries for that Daily Entry Period. Entries from one Daily Entry Period will not carry forward into the subsequent Daily Entry Period. All decisions of the Sponsor and judges are final and binding. Sponsor will not reveal the judging scores for any entry.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be contacted by Sponsor via email. If a potential winner does not respond and comply with the instructions in the message within twenty-four (24) hours or is not in compliance with these Official Rules, he/she will forfeit the prize and that prize may not be awarded. Potential winners will be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability and Publicity Release (unless prohibited by law), and if required by Sponsor, the recipient of the Letter may be required to execute and return a publicity release, all of which must be returned within twenty-four (24) hours of the date such documents are sent by Sponsor. Return of a prize notification as undeliverable, failure to sign and return requested documentation within the specified time period, the inability of Sponsor to contact a potential winner within the foregoing time period, or non-compliance with these Official Rules by potential winner will result in disqualification and that prize may not be awarded.

PRIZES (20) (10 PER DAILY ENTRY PERIOD: $500 Visa® gift card. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $500 each. Total ARV of all prizes per Daily Entry Period: $5,000. Terms and conditions apply to use of gift card. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value.  Winners are responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any. If, for whatever reason, All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Limit one (1) prize per person. Visa® is a registered trademark of Visa USA, Inc. This Contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by Visa USA, Inc.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY:  By participating, each entrant agrees to release, indemnify, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or any Contest-related activity, the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize and/or Sponsor’s use of the rights granted herein.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled Entries, posts, tweets, messages, email or postage-due mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of Entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Contest-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or website, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void. Should any portion of the Contest be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of Entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winners for the Daily Entry Period(s) at issue from all eligible, non-suspect Entries received for such Daily Entry Period(s) prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. In the event of a dispute regarding Entries received from multiple users having the same email account, the authorized subscriber of the email account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the Instagram account by account provider.

REQUEST FOR WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners (available after June 15, 2019), send a self-addressed stamped envelope by July 15, 2019 to: Zola, Inc., Marketing Dept., 250 Greenwich Street, 39th Floor, New York, NY 10006.

Sponsor: Zola, Inc., 250 Greenwich Street, 39th Floor, New York, NY 10006.

Abbreviated Disclosures

Must be a legal U.S. resident, 18+ Void in CO, CT, MD & where prohibited. Enter at event by 6 p.m. PT. See Official Rules online at for complete details.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *