Love Story Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN ONLY TO CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES AGE 18 OR OLDER.
(1) ELIGIBILITY: The Love Story Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to residents of the United States (excluding any jurisdiction prohibiting such promotions) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of entry. Employees, independent contractors, officers, and directors of Sponsor or Modern Love, their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, legal advisors, and the immediate family members and persons living in the same household of such persons are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Residents of jurisdictions prohibiting such promotions should consider this offer void. Winner will be required to create a free account on Zola.com in order to redeem the Prize.
(2) TIMING: The Sweepstakes opens on November 9, 2017 at 12:01 am Eastern Time and ends on February 14, 2018 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time. The Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. The winner’s name will be randomly drawn within ten (10) business days after the Sweepstakes closes.
(3) SPONSOR: Zola Inc. 150 Broadway, Floor 19, NY, NY 10038.
(4) AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: Participation in this Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s full unconditional agreement and acceptance of these Official Rules and all the decisions of sponsor, whose decisions are final.
(5) HOW TO ENTER: Record your love story and submit the audio file to Zola by email to email@example.com or record your love story at Zola’s Registry on Wheels between November 9, 2017 and February 14, 2018 and be automatically entered for a chance to win a $2,500 shopping spree on Zola.com. Your submission must include your name, postal and email address, and age. No purchase is necessary. Only one entry per person is permitted. We must receive your submission no later than February 14, 2018 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time. Late, incorrect, incomplete, illegible/unintelligible entries or those with unverifiable contact information are not eligible.
(6) REQUIREMENTS. Each submitted Entry must be an audio file that is a minimum of 30 seconds in length. The subject matter must address “Your Love Story.” Entrants can speak about any subject within the category. Entries that are not in the form of an audio file are not permitted and will not be eligible. Video files are not permitted. Each Entry must be wholly original and must not incorporate or include material owned by a third party, or that violates any proprietary or privacy rights of any third party, or contains any defamatory, obscene, threatening, or illegal content. Each entrant represents and warrants that he/she has the full right and authority to submit the entry and the contents of the entry. Failure to meet the terms of this paragraph, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will render the Entry ineligible, and may subject the Entrant to liability in accordance with the indemnification obligations below. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older.
(7). WINNER SELECTION. On or about February 28, 2018 one single Entry will be selected as the Sweepstakes Winner in a random drawing conducted by Sponsor. This Sweepstakes Winner will be notified by email on or about February 28, 2018. The Sweepstakes Winner will be required to submit a completed Winner’s Certificate and a properly completed U.S. Federal W-9 form to the Sponsor for fulfillment of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify the winner. No purchase is necessary. A purchase will not improve chances of winning. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize, or fails in the timely return of the completed and executed Winner’s Certificate and Form W-9 as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternative winner selected. The decision of the judges is final and binding in all regards.
(8) PRIZES: One $2,500 shopping spree on Zola.com (excluding sales taxes and shipping fees which will be paid by Zola) will be awarded. No alternative prize or other substitution is permitted. Prize is nontransferable. All federal, state, and/or local taxes are the responsibility of the winner. Winner is also responsible for any Internet access fees or service charges. In order to redeem the Prize the Winner must open a free account at Zola.com.
(9) CLAIMING PRIZES: Winner will have 10 days from notification to accept the prize by replying to firstname.lastname@example.org. All taxes on prizes, including income taxes, and any incidental expenses associated with collection of a prize are the responsibility of the winner. Winner will be required to sign and return a release of liability, declaration, or affidavit of eligibility within 5 days of receipt by winner as a condition of receiving the prize. By accepting the prize, winner agrees that Sponsor may use the winner’s name, voice or likeness for the purpose of trade, advertising, or promotion in any and all media without further compensation, permission or notification, unless prohibited by law, and upon request will provide consent to such use in writing.
(10) USE OF SUBMISSIONS. By submitting an entry, each entrant grants to Sponsor and to Modern Love, a non-exclusive, perpetual license to use, transcribe, reproduce, publish, sell and otherwise exploit his/her entry in any media, or other product displaying the Sponsor’s trademark, and in any marketing and publicity in connection therewith; and to use his/her name, photograph, voice, and likeness without any claim to further compensation, except where prohibited without compensation to the entrant.
(11) GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Conduct of Sweepstakes and selection of winners are in Sponsor’s sole discretion, and Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend, and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper function of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If terminated, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, determine the winner from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any entrant it finds to be tampering with the Sweepstakes process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in any unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and to void all associated submissions. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies (including attorneys’ fees) from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce or delay in enforcing any term of these official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
(12) RELEASE AND WAIVER OF CLAIMS: By participating, each entrant agrees release from all liability and waive any rights entrant has to make any claim against Sponsor and Modern Love and their respective employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, and representatives, their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors for any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind in connection with the Sweepstakes or resulting from entrant’s participation, acceptance, possession, or use of any prize, including, without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage, and claims based on defamation or invasion of privacy, infringement of moral rights, rights of publicity, or copyright. Entrant represents and warrants that entrant has the full right and authority to enter the Sweepstakes and to grant the rights granted herein and that entrant’s agreement to the terms hereof does not conflict with any existing commitment on entrant’s part. Sponsors are under no obligation to use submitted Entries for any purpose. Sponsor is under no obligation to use submitted Entries for any purpose. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes or any portion thereof should any cause beyond Sponsor’s control disrupt, corrupt and/or compromise the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes.
(13) LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor, its agents and representatives, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible or unintelligible entries; (ii) any condition caused by events beyond the control of Sponsor that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted; (iii) any printing, programming or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes or technical, computer, network or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the announcement of the winner; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Sweepstakes process; (v) any unauthorized third party use of any entry information; or (vi) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes.
(14) DISPUTES: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of 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 rules or provisions (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction other than the State of New York. For a copy of these Official Rules, which are also posted on the website, please send your request via postal mail to: Zola Inc., Love Story Sweepstakes, 150 Broadway, Floor 19, NY, NY 10038.
(15) WINNER LIST REQUESTS: Any legally required list of winners may be obtained by sending an e-mail with the subject line: “LOVE STORY SWEEPSTAKES Winner List Request” to email@example.com. All such requests must be received within six (6) weeks after the end date of the Sweepstakes.