“Look Your Sunday Best Sweepstakes”
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
OPEN TO WOMEN ONLY WHO ARE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (EXCLUDING PUERTO RICO, THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, AND OTHER COMMONWEALTHS, TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS), 18 YEARS OR OLDER.
1. HOW TO ENTER: ENTRANTS MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE PUBLIC INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT PRIOR TO ENTERING AND SHALL NOT (1) REGISTER FOR AN INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT OR (2) PURCHASE ANY ITEMS FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE OF PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. This sweepstakes will begin on July 19, 2015 and end on August 30, 2015 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). To enter, watch “Sunday Best” every Sunday on the BET Networks throughout the Sweepstakes Period, look for the vignette to get the hair tips, then share your photo of your Sunday’s best hairdo using #LookYourSundayBest onto your Instagram registered account.
The photo must adhere to the following guidelines:
(i) Must feature entrant only and not any other persons;
(ii) Must include #LookYourSundayBest; and
(iii) Must not include any trademarks, logos, sexually explicit, dangerous, obscene or derogatory material.
Sponsors (defined in Section 9 below) assume no responsibility for any computer, technical, telephone, cable, network, satellite, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, availability, or garbled or jumbled transmissions, or mobile phone carrier/service provider/Internet/website/use net accessibility or availability, traffic congestion, or unauthorized human intervention. Sponsors reserve the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the sweepstakes in whole or in part by giving such notice, in any form and manner deemed appropriate by Sponsors. Should the sweepstakes be modified, suspended, or terminated as aforesaid, the Prize (defined in Section 4 below) will nevertheless be awarded from eligible entries previously received and in accordance with these Official Rules. Limit: One (1) entry per person/per look/per week.
2. ELIGIBILITY: This sweepstakes is open only to women who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other commonwealths, territories and possessions) 18 YEARS OR OLDER as of July 19, 2015. Employees, and their immediate families (spouses, parents, children, siblings, and their respective spouses), including household members of Black Entertainment Television LLC, Strength of Nature, LLC and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter. This sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws. By entering this sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsors and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies, employees, officers, directors, representatives, and advertising and promotion agencies from any injury, loss, death, damage, action, claim, demand or other liability that may occur from entrant’s participation in this sweepstakes or from the acceptance or use of any prize awarded, or attendance at any event. Sponsors reserve the right to verify eligibility qualifications of any winner. U.S. law governs this sweepstakes. By entering, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules.
4. PRIZE: Seven (7) weekly winners (the “Weekly Winners”) will receive a month supply of Strength of Nature products selected in Sponsors sole discretion. Approximate Total Retail Value $200.00. One (1) grand prize winner (the “Grand Prize Winner”) will receive a year supply of Strength of Nature products selected in Sponsors sole discretion. Approximate Retail Value $2,000.00. Both prize packages hereinafter referred to as the “Prize”. Actual retail value depends on the items selected. Prize does not include any other expenses not specifically listed herein. Any federal and state taxes on the Prize
are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Winner will be required to provide his/her social security number and issued a 1099 at the end of the year for tax purposes. Prize has no cash redemption value. No substitution or transfer of prizes is permitted, except at the sole discretion of Sponsors. If a prize is unavailable, Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Prize will be awarded provided it is properly claimed and is non-assignable and non-transferable.
5. DETERMINATION OF WINNER: One (1) potential Weekly Winner will be randomly selected by Sponsors every Friday throughout the Sweepstakes Period from among all eligible entries received by date of selection. One (1) potential Grand Prize Winner will be randomly selected by Sponsors on or about August 31, 2015 from among all eligible entries received. The selection process shall be conducted under the supervision of Sponsors. Sponsors shall choose the winners in its sole discretion whose decision is final and binding. Sponsors will notify the potential winners by phone and/or e-mail, and social media direct messaging immediately following selection. The potential winners will have forty-eight (48) hours to reply or he/she will be disqualified and an alternate potential winner will be selected.
6. GENERAL CONDITIONS/RELEASE AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: The potential Winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Liability and Publicity Release and any other required documents within ten (10) days of notification. Failure to return these documents or if prize notification is returned as undeliverable will result in entry being disqualified, and an alternate potential winner may be selected. The Winner agrees to, without compensation other than the Prize, appear for, or provide biographical information for use in, any presentation or other activity which may include filming/audio/video/electronic or other recordings and/or interviews as may be determined by Sponsors. Failure to make such appearances or grant such rights may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected; and while not obligated to do so, Sponsors may in their sole discretion, bear such reasonable costs and expenses which Sponsors, in their sole discretion, deem appropriate for the Winners to each appear for a presentation or other activity. Further, by accepting the Prize, the Winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsors and their parent, subsidiaries, licensees, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind to person, including death, and property arising whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize, participation in
any sweepstakes-related activity, or participation in this sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSORS, AND THEIR PARENT, SUBSIDIARY, LICENSEES, AND OR AFFILIATES AND RELATED COMPANIES, THEIR SPONSOR, ADVERTISING OR PROMOTION AGENCIES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AND AGENTS, BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY COMPUTER, TECHNICAL, TELEPHONE, CABLE, NETWORK, SATELLITE, ELECTRONIC OR INTERNET HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE MALFUNCTIONS, FAILURES, CONNECTIONS, AVAILABILITY, OR GARBLED OR JUMBLED TRANSMISSIONS, OR MOBILE PHONE CARRIER/SERVICE PROVIDER/INTERNET/WEBSITE/USE NET ACCESSIBILITY OR AVAILABILITY, TRAFFIC CONGESTION, OR UNAUTHORIZED HUMAN INTERVENTION, DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO USE OF INTERNET SITE www.BET.COM OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM SAID SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS, OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS, FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual they find, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the sweepstakes or website; to be in violation of the Terms of Service of the Sponsors’ web site, 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. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, or like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods. In the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account used to enter the sweepstakes at the actual time of the entry will be deemed to be the participant and must comply with these rules. Authorized account subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address
by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization, which is responsible for assigning email addresses email, addresses or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
7. PUBLICITY/LICENSE: The Winner agrees to grant to Sponsors, and their parent, subsidiaries, licensees, affiliates, agents, contractors, and assigns, the right to edit, exploit, modify, print, publish, broadcast, reproduce, use, disclose, disseminate, and distribute worldwide, in perpetuity, and in any media now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the world wide web, at any time or times, his/her entry, as well as his/her name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, biographical information, as news or information and for advertising and promotional purposes without additional consideration.
8. DISPUTES: As a condition of participating in this sweepstakes, entrant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively, before a court located in the State of New York having competent jurisdiction, which Court shall apply the laws of the State of New York without regard for doctrines of Conflict of Law. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorney’s fees, other than entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this sweepstakes), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
9. WINNERS’S LIST: For the name of the winner, available after September 14, 2015, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: “Look Your Sunday Best Sweepstakes” to Black Entertainment Television LLC, One BET Plaza, 1235 “W” Street, NE, Washington, D.C. 20018. Washington and Vermont residents may omit return postage when requesting this information.
10. SPONSORS: Black Entertainment Television LLC, One BET Plaza, 1235 “W” Street, NE, Washington, D.C. 20018; and Strength of Nature, LLC, 64 Ross Road, Savannah, GA 31405.
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