Essie – National Nail Polish Day – Win a selection of Essie product

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OFFICIAL RULES
Essie National Nail Polish Day Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE
YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THE ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND UPON THE NUMBER
OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED DURING THE SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD.
1. PROMOTION: The Essie National Nail Polish Day Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) starts on
May 14, 2020 at 6:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”) and ends on June 2, 2020 at 12:00 AM Eastern
Daylight Time (“EDT”) (“Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor’s computer shall be the official timekeeper
for all matters related to this Sweepstakes.
2. ELIGIBILITY: Open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (excluding Puerto Rico)
and Alaska, Hawaii and the District of Columbia, 13 years of age or older at time of entry. Anyone under
the age of majority in their state, (eighteen (18) in most states, nineteen (19) in Alabama and Nebraska,
and twenty-one (21) in Mississippi) at the time of entry must also have the consent of one of his or her
parents or legal guardian, and a parent or other legal guardian must agree to the enforceability of these
official rules. Void where prohibited. Employees (and 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 Essie (“Sponsor”), and its respective parents, affiliates,
subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win. By participating
entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and/or Sponsor, which
are binding and final on matters relating to this sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable
federal, state and local laws.
3. TO ENTER: There are two (2) methods of entry. During the Sweepstakes Period: Sponsored Post:
1) go to either Facebook or Instagram and look for the random sponsored post promoting the
Sweepstakes. If the post appears, click on the link in the post and complete and submit the official entry
form. URL: Go to pages.essie/nationalnailpolishday and complete and submit the official entry form.
Entrants will be able to earn additional Sweepstakes Entries through incentivized sharing. If sharing via
social media, your friend/family member must click on your posted link to access the Sweepstakes. Your
friend/family MUST be eligible and complete registration for you to earn additional Sweepstakes Entries.
Facebook is excluded. Limit of up to five (5) additional Sweepstakes Entries per person for the length of
the Promotion Period. All online entries must be received by 12:00 AM EDT on June 2, 2020 to be
eligible. Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address for the duration of the Sweepstakes Period
regardless of method of entry. Multiple entries received from any person or e-mail address after the first
entry received from that person or email address will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor
and will not be acknowledged or returned.
INVITE A FRIEND/FAMILY ADDITIONAL ENTRY: During the Sweepstakes Period, you may
obtain additional entries by inviting up to five (5) Friends/Family (each, a “Friend”) to enter the
Sweepstakes by sharing via social media (Facebook excluded). Entrant’s Friend must in the
communication they receive, click on the posted link and complete the registration in order for Entrant
to earn additional Sweepstakes entries. Be sure to only share the Sweepstakes with persons with whom
you have a personal relationship, which are eligible for the Sweepstakes and who you believe would be
interested in the Sweepstakes. Violation of this requirement may result in disqualification from the
Sweepstakes and Sponsor may also pursue other available legal remedies so as to protect their rights.
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To participate in the Sweepstakes via Sponsored Post, you must have an Instagram or Facebook account.
If you do not have an Instagram or Facebook account, download the application to your mobile device
or go to www.instagram.com or www.facebook.com and create an account according to the instructions.
Creating an account is free and you may be asked to agree to the terms of service and privacy policy of
the relevant platform. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or
associated with Facebook or Instagram. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the
Sweepstakes should be directed to Sponsor, not Facebook, or Instagram. If you choose to enter using
your mobile device, standard data fees may apply. See your wireless provider for pricing plan details.
You may be asked to consent to receive promotional communications. Consenting is optional and is not
required to participate in the Sweepstakes and will not improve your chances of winning.
4. DRAWING: One (1) Grand Prize winner and three (3) First Place winners will be selected in a
random drawing held on or about June 8, 2020 from all eligible entries received by Sponsor. Odds of
winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Limit of one (1) prize per potential winner
for entire Sweepstakes Period.
5. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified on or about June 15, 2020 by e-mail
and may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful,
a publicity release within seven (7) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within
the specified time period, a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to
contact a potential winner, potential winner does not respond to Sponsor’s communication with 48 hours
from time of contact for any reason, or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules,
prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, up to three (3) alternate winners may be determined,
after which the applicable prize will remain un-awarded. If a potential winner is an eligible minor in
his/her jurisdiction of residence, prize may be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian
who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winner set forth herein.
6. GRAND PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a selection of Essie product, Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”) $900.00, a $500 Gift Card to a major general merchandise company and a Gift
Card to Jenny’s Ice Cream delivery service, $48.00 ARV. Total ARV of prize: $1,448.00. FIRST
PRIZE: Three (3) First Prize Winners will each receive a selection of Essie product, $225.00 ARV and
a $100.00 Gift Card to a major general merchandise company and a Gift Card to Jenny’s Ice Cream
delivery service, $48.00 ARV. Total ARV of prize $373.00. Total ARV of all prizes: $2,567.00. Limit
of one (1) prize per potential winner for entire Sweepstakes Period. Product selection determined by
Sponsor. Gift card is subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by Issuer. Prizes are awarded
“as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. 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. Winner is responsible for
all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with
prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole
discretion. Sponsor reserves the right not to award all prizes or to choose fewer than four (4) winners if,
in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified entries.
7. GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late,
incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered, garbled, illegible or postage-due mail, entries
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or email; 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 sweepstakes, including, without
limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the
sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any sweepstakes-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 sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any
other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this sweepstakes or downloading
materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the sweepstakes
or website 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 sweepstakes 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 sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winners from
all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate
by Sponsor. Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor, and its respective parents, affiliates,
subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors,
employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) 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 any prize or participation in this sweepstakes.
Each winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and
its designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and
prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all
media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval.
In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account,
the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and
must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is
assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other
organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO
DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION
OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD
SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND
RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER
REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY
LAW.
8. ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Promotion,
participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this
Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class
action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration
Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the participant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act
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shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment
upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances
will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim,
punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than
participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Promotion),
and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
9. USE OF DATA: Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants online, in accordance with
its privacy policy. Please review the Sponsor’s privacy policy at www.essie.com. By participating in the
Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and
acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy.
10. WINNERS’ LIST: For the names of the winners (available after June 29, 2020), send a self-
addressed stamped envelope to: Essie National Nail Polish Day Sweepstakes Winners, c/o Essie, 10
Hudson Yards, New York, NY 10001, for receipt no later than June 29, 2020.
11. SPONSOR: Essie, 10 Hudson Yards, New York NY 10001