LAURA U INTERIOR DESIGN INSTAGRAM GIVEAWAY
OFFICIAL RULES *NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. This contest is sponsored by Laura U Inc., a Texas corporation, with a principal office at 4306 Yoakum Blvd, #150, Houston, Texas 77006 (“LauraU”). By entering or participating in this Sweepstake, Participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules.
- Eligibility: The Laura U giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the United States (excluding Puerto Rico) who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry; however, the contest is void where otherwise prohibited or restricted by law. Employees, officers, and directors of Laura U and any of their respective subsidiaries, divisions, dealers, sales representatives, licensees, service agencies, independent contractors, advertising and promotion agencies, and service and fulfillment providers and their immediate family members and those living in the same household of each (whether legally related or not), are ineligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes. By entering in the Sweepstakes, participants agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of Laura U, which shall be final and binding. All federal, state and local laws apply. Winning the prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Sponsor reserves the right to verify the eligibility of the Grand Prize winner.
- Sweepstake Period: The qualification period for the prize drawings of the Sweepstakes begins on 11/12/19 at 6:00pm CST and ends on 11/27/19 at 11:59am CST (the “Sweepstake Period”).
- How to Enter via Instagram: To participate in the Sweepstake, you must (i) follow @laurauinteriordesign on Instagram, (ii) like the post promoting the Sweepstake, and (iii) tag 3 friends in the post to receive in exchange one (1) entry into the Sweepstake random drawing. Entry restricted to residents of Houston, Texas. You must have a public Instagram account. If you do not have an Instagram account, and you would like to create one for free, download the free Instagram app to your mobile device at either the Apple® App Store or the Google® Play store.
- Restrictions: No information regarding entries, other than as otherwise set forth in these Official Rules, will be disclosed. Limit one (1) entry per person/email address per method of entry. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, and logins, or any other methods will void such entries and such participant will be disqualified. The use of any automated or computer system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service may apply. If entering via mobile device, normal phone/data and usage charges imposed by your phone service may apply. Standard data rates may apply if entering via a mobile device. Incomplete, corrupted, or untimely entries are void and will be disqualified. Laura U and its agencies are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, stolen or misdirected entries; lost, interrupted, or unavailable network, server, or other connections; or miscommunications, computer or software malfunctions, telephone transmission problems, technical failures, garbled transmissions, damage to a user’s computer equipment (software or hardware), or other errors or malfunctions of any kind, whether human, mechanical, electronic or otherwise. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Laura U.
- Selection of Grand Prize Winner and Winner Notification: One (1) Grand Prize Winner (“Grand Prize Winner”) will be selected in a random drawing to be held on 11/27/19. The potential Grand Prize Winner will be selected from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstake Period. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstake Period. The Grand Prize Winner will be notified by direct message on Instagram via @laurauinteriordesign. Potential Grand Prize Winner must respond to the direct message within 5 days of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate Grand Prize Winner will be selected and notified. Potential Grand Prize Winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
- Grand Prize and Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): 1 Troy Lighting Calabria Lamp, 1 Laura U Cashmere throw, and 1 “On Style: Inspiration and Advice from the New Generation of Interior Design” book (Approximate total value of $480 ). Prize cannot be substituted, assigned, transferred, or redeemed for cash; however, LauraU reserves the right to make equivalent prize substitution at its sole discretion if advertised prize becomes unavailable. Grand Prize Winner is responsible for any loss of prize or portion of prize after it has been delivered. LauraU will not replace any lost or stolen prize. Any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes and all fees and expenses related to acceptance and use of prize not specifically stated herein are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner.
- General Conditions: LauraU is not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information or technical failures of any kind, (2) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstake; or (3) any other computer, network, technical, human or other error, problem or malfunction that may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstake, the processing of entries, or the selection or notification of Grand Prize Winner. If, for any reason, the Sweepstake is not capable of running as planned for reasons outside the control of LauraU, LauraU reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstake (or portion thereof) and in the event of cancellation, the prize will be awarded in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to cancellation. LauraU also reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify the entry of any individual found to be (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstake; (b) using any robotic, macro, automatic, programmed or like entry methods, which will void all such entries; (c) violating these Official Rules or the terms of service, conditions of use, and/or general rules of any LauraU property or service; or (d) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. LauraU is not responsible for claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the awarding, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of the prize; participation in this Sweepstake or in any activity or travel related thereto or from any interaction with, or downloading of, computer Sweepstake information.
- Release and Limitations of Liability: By participating in this Sweepstake, each participant agrees to defend, indemnify, release and hold harmless LauraU from and against any and all losses, demands, damages, rights, claims, actions and liabilities of any kind arising out of or related to (i) entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or (ii) entrant’s participation in any prize-related activities including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury or death caused to any person(s). The Grand Prize Winner assumes all liability for any injury, death, or damage caused, or allegedly caused, by participating in this Sweepstake or use or redemption of the prize. All taxes are the responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner, who may receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the final value of the prize. Entrants, by participating, agree that LauraU, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize or participation in this Sweepstakes.
- Publicity. As a condition of entry into this Sweepstake, except where prohibited by law, each entrant and potential Grand Prize Winner by accepting the prize grants to LauraU, a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license and right, to publicize, broadcast, display and/or otherwise use the Sweepstake entrant’s name, city, state, biographical material and Instagram handle in any media now known or hereafter devised throughout the world in perpetuity for advertising and publicity purposes, without additional review, compensation, permission or approval of Grand Prize Winner.
- Disputes: In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the participant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter (or associated with the Instagram account used to enter) will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, Internet service provider, or other organization (which may include an employer) responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Entries associated with specifying an invalid, non-working, or inactive email address will be disqualified and ineligible to win. Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstake or prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the jurisdiction of the courts located in Harris County, Texas, United States; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstake, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant 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 LauraU in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules.
- Official Rules and Winner List: To obtain a copy of these Official Rules or for Grand Prize Winner list requests, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Laura U, Inc. Giveaway, c/o Laura U, 4306 Yoakum Blvd Suite 150 Houston Tx, 77006 Requests for Grand Prize Winner lists must be received no later than three months after the end of the Sweepstakes Period.
- Privacy: The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. The information you provide to LauraU will only be used in connection with this Sweepstake or in connection with promotional or other activities of Laura U, Inc.