Hallmark – Win a $1,000 Visa gift card for a fashion-filled day with a friend by June 30, 2015
HALLMARK # SIGNATURESTYLE PINTEREST SWEEPSTAKES
ENDING ON June 30, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. CST
1. NO PURCHASE OR OTHER CONSIDERATION IS NECESSARY TO ENTER AND WILL NOT IMPROVE THE CHANCE OF WINNING.
To enter, you must be 18 years of age or older and a legal resident of the United States, and you must not be an employee, officer or director of Hallmark Cards, Incorporated (“Hallmark”) or any of its affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies, or other person or entity involved in the development, production, administration or fulfillment of the Hallmark #SignatureStyle Pinterest Sweepstakes (this “Sweepstakes”), or an immediate family member of any such person. Hallmark and all above-referenced affiliates, entities and individuals are collectively referred to in these Official Rules as “Hallmark and Affiliates”.
On or about July 06, 2015, Hallmark will conduct a random drawing for one (1) grand prize consisting of a $1,000 Visa gift card for a fashion-filled day with a friend. Monetary values are expressed herein as U.S. Dollars (“USD”). Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash or substitution and cannot be refunded or exchanged except at the sole discretion of Hallmark. The prize winner is responsible for any and all federal, state and local taxes, fees and other government assessments on the awarded prize.
The entry period (the “Entry Period”) begins on June 01, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. CST and ends on June 30, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. CST. Hallmark’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. Only one entry per person will be accepted, regardless of the method of entry or whether entrant has more than one email address. To enter online: (a) Go to http://greetings.hallmark.com/signature/sweeps ; (b) Select one of the five six (6) images (the “Signature Styles”) or upload your own image (the “Entrant Image”) that best represents your personal style; (c) complete the entry form in its entirety; (d) Click “Submit & Pin” to submit your entry and to pin the image on Pinterest. Membership to Pinterest is free and may be requested at pinterest.com. Hallmark does not guarantee Pinterest membership. This Sweepstakes is not in any way sponsored, endorsed or administered by Pinterest. To enter by mail, send a 3 ½ x 5 inch postcard including your name, telephone number, email address and home address to Hallmark #SignatureStyle Sweepstakes, 2501 McGee Street, Kansas City, MO 64108. Mail entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. CST on June 30, 2015. To constitute a valid entry, your entry must satisfy the requirements in (b)-(d) of this paragraph at all times following your entry submission through the date of final determination of the prize winner (only applies to entries through Pinterest), you must meet the eligibility requirements in 2 above and your entry must comply with the applicable entry requirements in this paragraph and be received by Hallmark during the Entry Period. All late, lost, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, undelivered or destroyed entries are invalid entries, regardless of the person responsible or cause, including, but not limited to, any problem or technical malfunction of any computer online system or server or technical problem or traffic congestion on the Internet or at our website. Hallmark reserves the rights to, at its sole discretion, cancel, suspend and/or modify this Sweepstakes or these Official Rules or disqualify any individual or entry for purposes of protecting the integrity of this Sweepstakes or addressing changes in business operations or other circumstances, to the extent allowed under applicable law.
On or about July 06, 2015, Hallmark will determine one (1) grand prize winner by randomly selecting one entry from among all valid entries received on a nationwide basis consistent with these Official Rules. Hallmark has the sole authority to determine the prize winner and its decisions are final and binding in all respects. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Hallmark as the sponsor.
The odds that a valid entry will be selected are one (1) out of the total number of valid entries received on a nationwide basis. The maximum number of entries and the exact odds cannot be determined.
7. CLAIMING PRIZES; ALTERNATE
The winner will be notified by email. To claim the prize, within 14 days after the date of the first notice of award, the grand prize winner must complete, sign and return as directed to Hallmark, Hallmark’s form of Prize Acceptance Agreement that includes an affidavit of eligibility (including proof of eligibility upon request), waiver of liability, and publicity authorization and release plus an IRS Form W-9 (collectively, the “Acceptance Documents”). If the prize winner fails to timely respond or comply with these requirements, or if Hallmark determines the prize winner ineligible after review of the Acceptance Documents or Acceptance Email, as applicable, then such prize winner will be disqualified. If the potential grand prize winner is disqualified for any reason, Hallmark will award the grand prize, as applicable, to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining valid entries. If Hallmark is unable to award the grand prize after making reasonable attempts, such prize will remain un-awarded unless otherwise prohibited by law. Final selection as a winner is subject to verification of compliance with the entry requirements set forth in 4 above.
8. GRANT OF RIGHTS
Waiver and Release: By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant (a) grants to Hallmark an irrevocable, perpetual, unrestricted and worldwide right to use entrant’s name and likeness on Hallmark social channels, Hallmark.com and/or in other Hallmark promotional efforts, regardless of the type of media, the content of the advertisement or promotion, or the manner of publication, broadcast or distribution (including, without limitation, Internet) and (b) agrees (i) to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Hallmark; (ii) to release and hold harmless Hallmark and Affiliates from any and all losses, damages, claims and actions of any kind arising from this Sweepstakes or from the acceptance, possession or use of any awarded prize, including, without limitation, claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy;(iii) that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes or the prizes shall be governed by the law specified in 9 below and shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in Jackson County, Missouri, and entrant hereby consents to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for purposes of any such action; and
(v) that Hallmark and Affiliates are not responsible for and cannot be held liable for unauthorized human intervention, technical errors, printing errors, mail delays, or any other errors in the administration of this Sweepstakes.
9. APPLICABLE LAW AN GEOGRAPHIC AREA
Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity,
interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of
the State of Missouri without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rule of any jurisdiction. This Sweepstakes is void
outside the United States and where prohibited by law.
10. WINNER LIST
The name of the sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Hallmark Cards, Incorporated, and the address of its
headquarters is 2501 McGee Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64108. You may obtain the name of the prize winners by sending a request
(identifying this particular Sweepstakes) to the above address, together with a stamped, self-addressed #10 envelope.