ED Ellen DeGeneres – #EDlovesQVC – Win a grand prize of a trip for 2 to Ellen DeGeneres Show PLUS merchandise OR 1 of 2 minor prizes
ED Ellen DeGeneres
#EDlovesQVC Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”)
Important: Please read these Official Rules before participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you, as an entrant to the Sweepstakes, agree to be bound by these Official Rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements below.
Entries. Entrants may enter one (1) time during the Entry Period via their personal Instagram account and two (2) times via their personal Facebook account for a maximum of three (3) possible Entries per individual.
1. Via Facebook: Only one (1) combination of one (1) page like of the ED Ellen DeGeneres and QVC Facebook pages, one (1) like on the designated sweepstakes post, and (1) tag of a friend in the comments section of the designated sweepstakes post per individual Facebook account will be considered an eligible Entry on Facebook. You may receive one (1) additional Entry on Facebook by publicly sharing ED Ellen DeGeneres’s sweepstakes post to your personal timeline. Additional comments, likes, or shares will be disqualified. Maximum Entries per Entrant on Facebook is two (2). Standard data and messaging rates apply.
2. Via Instagram: Only one (1) combination of one (1) like, one (1) tag in the comments, and two (2) follows of @EDbyEllen and @QVC per individual Instagram account will be considered an eligible Entry on Instagram. You may receive one (1) additional Entry on Instagram by publicly sharing @EDbyEllen’s sweepstakes post to your public Instagram account. Additional comments, likes, or shares will be disqualified. Maximum Entries per Entrant on Instagram is two (2). Entries via Instagram require a mobile device. Standard data and messaging rates apply.
Entry Period: All Entries must be received between during 12:00.00 p.m. EST on September 8, 2017 –
11:59:59 p.m. EST on September 15, 2017 (“Entry Period”).
How to Enter the Sweepstakes:
a. Follow @EDbyEllen and @QVC
b. Like and tag a friend in the comments section of the Sweepstakes post shared by @EDbyEllen
You will receive a total of one (1) Entry by completing actions a and b on Instagram. You will also receive one (1) additional Entry on Instagram by:
c. Sharing the Sweepstakes photo from @EDbyEllen to your public Instagram account using #EDlovesQVC
You can receive a maximum of two (2) Entries on Instagram by successfully completing actions a, b, and c.
a. Like the ED Ellen DeGeneres and QVC Facebook Pages
b. Like and tag a friend in the comments section of the Sweepstakes post shared by ED Ellen DeGeneres
You will receive a total of one (1) Entry by completing actions a and b on Facebook. You will also receive one (1) additional Entry on Facebook by:
c. Publicly sharing the Sweepstakes photo from ED Ellen DeGeneres to your personal Facebook timeline
You can receive a maximum of two (2) Entries on Facebook by successfully completing actions a, b, and c.
Entrants may enter the Sweepstakes during the Entry Period by completing a maximum of two (2) Entries via their personal Instagram account and/or a maximum of (2) Entries via their personal Facebook account for a total maximum of four (4) possible Entries per individual.
All Entries must be in English. Any attempt by an entrant to (i) create and use multiple email accounts to obtain additional Entries, or (ii) post duplicate or near duplicate posts, will void such entrant’s Entries and that entrant may be disqualified, and any potential Prize will be forfeited. Entries generated through a third-party website or software or in any way other than the manner and format set forth in these Official Rules is prohibited, and Sponsor reserve the right to disqualify any such entrant(s).
Sweepstakes Prizes. One (1) winner will each be awarded prize package 1 consisting of:
ED Ellen DeGeneres Oax to Oax Tote Handbag (approximate retail value “ARV” $118.00)
ED Ellen DeGeneres Brea Phone Wallet Case (ARV $98.00)
ED Ellen DeGeneres Suede Lace-up Sneakers – Akemi (ARV $98.00)
There will be a total of one (1) winner for prize package 1. The total ARV for prize package 2 is $314.00.
One (1) winner will each be awarded prize package 2 consisting of:
ED Ellen DeGeneres Oax to Oax Tote Handbag (ARV $118.00)
ED Ellen DeGeneres Brea Phone Wallet Case (ARV $98.00)
There will be a total of one (1) winner for prize package 2. The total ARV for prize package 1 is $216.00.
One (1) winner will each be awarded the Grand Prize consisting of:
ED Ellen DeGeneres Oax to Oax Tote Handbag (ARV $118.00)
ED Ellen DeGeneres Brea Phone Wallet Case (ARV $98.00)
ED Ellen DeGeneres Lace-up Sneakers – Danby (ARV $98.00)
ED Ellen DeGeneres Levitt Add On Charm (ARV $22.00)
Two (2) tickets to the Ellen DeGeneres Show during Seasons 15 of the Ellen DeGeneres Show*
Airfare voucher for two (2) people roundtrip to and from Los Angeles** (ARV up to $800)
Ground transportation to and from the Los Angeles airport (ARV $100)
Ground transportation to and from the Ellen DeGeneres Show
One (1) hotel room for two (2) nights stay in the Greater Los Angeles Area (ARV $600)***
There will be a total of one (1) winner for the Grand Prize. The total ARV for the Grand Prize is $1,836.00.
There will be three (3) winners in total for the entirety of the Sweepstakes, consisting of one (1) winner for prize package 1, one (1) winner for prize package 2, and one (1) winner for the Grand Prize. The total ARV for all three prizes is $2,366.00.
All prize details will be determined by the Sponsor in their discretion. The Winner will be contacted regarding their preference in color and sizing; however, there is no guarantee and options will be chosen by the Sponsor based on availability. Prizes may, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, vary, in color, size and other respects, from items shown on website.
ADDITIONAL PRIZE INFORMATION: Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen items. In the event of such a loss, Sponsor shall have the right, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, to disqualify the Prize Winner or to award to that Prize Winner the remaining elements of the Prize which shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor’s prize obligation to the Prize Winner and no additional compensation will be awarded.
All expenses not specifically mentioned as responsible by the Sponsor herein are not included in any prize and are solely the Winner’s responsibility.
The Prize Winner will be required to review and execute further contracts and releases provided by Sponsor to receive the Prize.
Any difference between stated ARV and final ARV of the Prize will not be awarded. The Prize consists only of the elements expressly set forth above, and no other elements or expenses (including, without limitation, insurance, meals, ground transportation, phone calls, gratuities, incidentals, souvenirs, gasoline, etc.) are included in the Prize and all such expenses are the sole responsibility of the Prizewinner. No refund or compensation will be paid in the event of the cancellation or delay of the Prize or any Prize component. Sponsor will not be liable if the Prize, or any Portion of the Prize, is cancelled or delayed. Sponsor may, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, attempt to reschedule for a future trip/event. Prize tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer. The terms and conditions of any of the prize products may govern if a Prize component is cancelled due to weather, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason. Sponsor is not responsible for, and will not replace, lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, vouchers or certificates. In the event of such loss, Sponsor shall have the right, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, to disqualify the Prize Winner or to award the Prizewinner the remaining elements of the Prize which shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor’s prize obligation to the Prize Winner and no additional compensation will be awarded. Exact details, including seat locations, shall be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Insurance is the sole responsibility of the Prizewinner and any guest. Tax consequences are the responsibility of the Prize Winner. The Prize Winner will be required to complete an IRS tax form W9 and will be issued a form 1099.
There is no substitution for any Prize or any portion thereof and no refunds will be given for any unused portion of the Prize. The Prize is not transferable, assignable or redeemable for cash. All Prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
*The date of attendance to the Ellen DeGeneres Show during its 15th Season is based on the availability of tickets by the Sponsor and its affiliates. If the Grand Prize Winner is unable to attend on the given date for any reason, the Sponsor may or may not provide the Grand Prize Winner with another possible date. If in event the Sponsor and Grand Prize Winner cannot establish a possible show date, the tickets will be forfeited. It is the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner to arrive to the address provided by the Sponsor of the Ellen DeGeneres Show. If the Grand Prize Winner or guest of the Grand Prize Winner is unable to attend the Ellen DeGeneres Show for any reason, the tickets will be forfeited.
**The Sponsor will determine the airport and airline the Grand Prize Winner will fly based on distance, cost, and other factors. The voucher may only be used between September 9th, 2017 through May 12th, 2018 for the purpose attending the Ellen Show and will be forfeited if the previous condition is not met. The route chosen may include more than one (1) stop each way and may include a layover time of more than one (1) hour. Travel is based on seat availability. Seats on any desired flight are not guaranteed. Winner and guest must travel on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents. If the travel guest is a minor, winner must be his/her parent/guardian, or be accompanied by his/her parent/guardian. Any additional costs, surcharges, taxes, or fees incurred by the Grand Prize Winner outside the base price of the ticket and the taxes and fees associated with the base price will not be paid for by the Sponsor.
***The location, brand, and hotel type awarded is up to the discretion of the Sponsor. The hotel award will only include the base price of the room and any other taxes, fees, or surcharges associated with the base price upon booking. Any additional expenses incurred by the Grand Prize Winner are solely the winner’s responsibility, include, without limitation, meals, room service and souvenirs.
No Warranties: ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “WITH ALL FAULTS.” SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO THE USE OR ENJOYMENT OF ANY PRIZE, OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ITS QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES FOR A PRIZE, OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, ARE LIMITED TO AND CONTAINED IN THE MANUFACTURERS’ OR SERVICE PROVIDERS’ WARRANTIES, AS RELEVANT.
The use of certain companies’ products and services as Prizes does not imply participation in, approval of, or endorsement of this Sweepstakes by such companies. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Release, Hold Harmless And Indemnification: BY ENTERING, ALL ENTRANTS IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT’S HEIRS, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, LEGAL SUCCESSORS AND/OR ASSIGNS RELEASE AND AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE SPONSOR AND ALL SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, AND INCIDENTAL DAMAGES), LIABILITY, LOSS, COST, FEES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES), INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGE TO PERSON (INCLUDING DEATH) OR PERSONAL OR REAL PROPERTY, DUE IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, BY REASON OF THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, REDEMPTION, MISDIRECTION, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE OR ANY PORTION OF ANY PRIZE (INCLUDING ANY ACTIVITY OR TRAVEL RELATED THERETO) OR PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE ACTIVITIES OR FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS BASED ON RIGHTS OF PUBLICITY AND RIGHTS OF PRIVACY WHETHER ANY OF THESE THINGS ARE CAUSED, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, BY THE ACTS, OMISSIONS, NEGLIGENCE OR MISCONDUCT OF THE SPONSOR AND/OR THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES.
Other Sweepstakes Submission Requirements: Any Entry, in the sole discretion of Sponsor and/or its Administrator, may be disqualified that contains material in the comments sections wherein the Entrant:
Communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate. Examples include, babies or pets in unsafe situations, or Entries that promote bigotry or discrimination.
Disparages any person, Sponsor, the Sweepstakes Entities or any such entity’s products.
Violates or infringes upon the copyrights, trademarks, or privacy, property, publicity or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity not affiliated with this Sweepstakes;
Promotes illicit use of alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing);
Any Entry, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, that is considered inappropriate or not suitable for publication under the Official Rules, may be disqualified.
Odds of Winning a Sweepstakes Prize. Odds of winning a Sweepstakes Prize depend on the number of eligible Sweepstakes Entries received during the Entry Period.
Potential Sweepstakes Winners may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility for verification purposes or Liability/Publicity Release within three (3) days. In the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules; if the potential Winner does not respond to Sponsor’s Instagram post/comment within forty-eight (48) hours; or a Sweepstakes Prize Winner declines Prize offered, the Sweepstakes Prize will be forfeited and Sponsor may select an alternate Winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible Sweepstakes Entries received during the corresponding Entry Period. Sweepstakes Prizes will be delivered within 6 – 12 weeks from date of verification via mail or freight to the street/mailing address provided by a Winner via email.
Disclaimer. Sponsor, the Sweepstakes Entities, and any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, professional advisors, employees, media partners, printers, and agencies (collectively, the “Released Parties”) will not be responsible for: (a) any late, lost, misrouted, garbled or distorted or damaged transmissions or Entries; (b) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet, or other computer- or communications-related or technical malfunctions or failures; (c) any Sweepstakes disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of Sponsor or by non-authorized human intervention; (d) damage caused by computer virus or otherwise resulting to any computer from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or access of the any websites related to the Sweepstakes, whether human, mechanical or electronic; (e) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes; or (f) incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Internet users or by any of the programming or equipment associated with or used in the Sweepstakes.
If the Sweepstakes becomes compromised, hampered, interrupted, not capable of running as planned, rendered impossible of performance in any way or prevented, including, without limitation, because of any kind of computer viruses, bugs, electronic, hardware, software, Internet, network, technical or telephone failures, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, an event of force majeure or any other cause created by Sponsor and/or the Sweepstakes Entities, the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change the Official Rules, to cancel, modify, suspend or withdraw the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes offer and/or cancel, modify, suspend or withdraw any method of Entry, without notice, and select Prize Winner from all Entries received for the Sweepstakes prior to or after the cancellation, modification, suspension or withdrawal. As used herein, an event of force majeure shall be deemed to include, without limitation, an act of God; an act of terrorism, war, riot or civil commotion, fire, casualties, equipment failure, boycott; labor dispute, strike or stoppage (including a strike by the members of any union), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, an act, regulation, order or request of or by any federal, state or local authority or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the act, regulation, order or request proves to be invalid); or any other similar or dissimilar act beyond the Sponsor’s control.
ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. All Prizes will be awarded. Prize notifications not claimed per the methods described in these official rules within forty-eight (48) hours will be forfeited and will be awarded to an alternate Winner. Prizes are not transferable. No substitutions or exchanges (including for cash) of any Prizes will be permitted, except that Sponsor reserve the right to substitute a Prize of equal or greater value for any Prize. Limit one (1) Prize per person, household or address. All Prizes are awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). Sponsor are not responsible for loss, delay or damage in shipping any Prize or notification.
Identity of Entrant. In the event of a dispute about the identity of an entrant, Entries will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the Email account used at time of Entry. An “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the Email account by the platform provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning the Email account for the domain associated with the submitted profile. A potential Prize Winner may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential Prize Winner is the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail address or social media account associated with the winning Entry.
General Release. BY ENTERING, ALL PARTICIPANTS IN THE SWEEPSTAKES AGREE THAT THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES ASSUME NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR INJURIES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND SUSTAINED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTRANT’S ENTRY INTO THE SWEEPSTAKES, THE USE, ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION OR AWARDING OF ANY PRIZE OR WHILE PREPARING FOR, PARTICIPATING IN AND/OR TRAVELING TO OR FROM ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED ACTIVITY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INJURY, DAMAGE, DEATH, LOSS OR ACCIDENT TO PERSON OR PROPERTY DUE TO AN INTENTIONAL ACT, AN ACT OF NEGLIGENCE OR DEFAULT AND/OR ANY ACT OF GOD.
Not Endorsed By Instagram: By participating in this Sweepstakes, you acknowledge that this Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram and release Instagram from any and all liability arising from or related to this Sweepstakes. The information you are providing for this Sweepstakes is being provided to Sponsor and not to Instagram and will be used to notify you if you have won.
Not Endorsed By Facebook: By participating in this Sweepstakes, you acknowledge that this Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram and release Instagram from any and all liability arising from or related to this Sweepstakes. The information you are providing for this Sweepstakes is being provided to Sponsor and not to Instagram and will be used to notify you if you have won.
Ownership And License: All Sweepstakes related materials, including submission Entries, Photos, and/or Statements (collectively, “Submission”) becomes the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. The copyright in any Submission shall remain the property of the Entrant, but Entry into this Sweepstakes constitutes Entrant’s irrevocable and perpetual permission and consent, without further compensation or attribution, to use, reproduce, print, publish, transmit, distribute, sell, perform, adapt, enhance, or display such Submission for any purpose, including but not limited to editorial, advertising, trade, commercial, and publicity purposes by the Sponsor and/or others authorized by the Sponsor, in any and all media now in existence or hereafter invented, throughout the universe, for the duration or the copyright in the Submission. Sponsor and/or others authorized by Sponsor shall have the right to edit, adapt, and modify the Submission.
Any use of any of the Sweepstakes Entities trademarks or copyright interest is strictly prohibited and may subject Winner to civil and/or criminal liability.
Winner List; Rules Request. For a copy of the Sweepstakes Prize Winner list, send a stamped, self-addressed, business-size envelope by September 20th, 2017 to “ED Ellen DeGeneres ED Bundles of Joy Sweepstakes” Prize Winner List at 121 E 24TH ST FLR 11, New York, NY 10010, Attn: Social Media Manager or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To obtain a copy of these Official Rules, visit EDbyEllen.com/pages/EDQVCSweepstakes or send a stamped, self-addressed business-size envelope to “121 E 24TH ST FLR 11, New York, NY 10010” Prize Winner List at 121 E 24TH ST FLR 11, New York, NY 10010, Attn: Social Media Manager or via email to email@example.com. Residents of VT may omit return postage.
Intellectual Property Notice. The Sweepstakes and all accompanying materials are property of ED Ellen DeGeneres, a trademark of BCL-ED Newco LLC, Sweepstakes Sponsor, and their Partners. All featured trademarks, service marks, and logos are the property of their respective owners.
Miscellaneous. The Sweepstakes and these Official Rules will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the state of New York, U.S.A., without regard to conflict or choice of law provisions or international treaties or conventions. Entrants agree and consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts located in New York County in the State of New York, U.S.A. Entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserve the right to change the Official Rules at any time and for any reason, in its sole discretion and without notice, and reserves the right, for any reason, to suspend or cancel the Sweepstakes or any entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes including should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control affect the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes, or Sponsor otherwise become (as determined in its sole discretion) incapable of running the Sweepstakes as planned. Entrants who violate the Official Rules, violate any law, rule or regulation in connection with participation in any Sweepstakes, tamper with the operation of the Sweepstakes or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to Sponsor, the Sweepstakes or any other entrant (in each case as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion) are subject to disqualification from Entry into the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserve the right to lock out persons whose eligibility is in question or who have been disqualified or are otherwise ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes. Any provision of the Official Rules deemed unenforceable will be enforced to the extent permissible, and the remainder of these Official Rules will remain in effect. If you have any questions about these Official Rules or the Sweepstakes, please mail them to “ED Ellen DeGeneres Sweepstakes Prize Winner List” at 121 E 24TH ST FLR 11, New York, NY 10010 Attn: Social Media Manager or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sweepstakes Sponsor: BCL-ED Newco LLC (“ED Ellen DeGeneres”) 121 E 24TH ST FLR 11, New York, NY 10010