Refinery29 – QVC – Win the following Prize one (1) $1000 gift card to spend on QVC Inc’s website (ARV is $1000).
Refinery29 + QVC Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL
NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID IN ALASKA, HAWAII, RHODE ISLAND, AND
WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
Sweepstakes may only be entered in or from the 48 contiguous United States (excluding Rhode Island), the
District of Columbia and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. This
Sweepstakes is governed exclusively by the laws of the United States. You are not authorized to participate in
the Sweepstakes if you are not located within the 48 contiguous United States (excluding Rhode Island), the
District of Columbia.
1. SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY START/END DATES. The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 pm Eastern Time on
December 11, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 pm Eastern Time on December 31, 2019 (“Sweepstakes Period”).
2. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open solely to legal residents of the forty-eight (48) contiguous states of the United
States (excluding Rhode Island), who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and over the age of majority in their
jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry. Employees, officers and directors of Refinery 29 Inc. (“Sponsor”), and
QVC Inc. (“Prize Provider”) and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, advertising and
promotion agencies, manufacturers or distributors of promotion materials, and their immediate families (parents,
children, siblings, spouse) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees, officers and
directors are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
3. HOW TO ENTER:
During the Sweepstakes Period, go to Sponsor’s page located at https://app.viralsweep.com/sweeps/full/351a4e-
61027?framed=1 (“Sponsor’s Page”) and enter your email address and click the “submit” button. You must have an
email address to enter via this method. An email address is free.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, you acknowledge and agree to be bound by these Official Rules, Refinery29’s
https://www.qvc.com/content/information/privacy-statement.html, and any other relevant rules, policies, or regulations.
Limit one (1) entry per person/per email address, regardless of method of entry. Multiple entrants are not permitted to
share the same email address. 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 that entrant’s
entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in
disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any email address, the authorized account holder of the email address
used to enter this Sweepstakes 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, or other organization responsible for
assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. The potential winner may be required
to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
If you choose to enter using your mobile phone, standard data fees may apply. You should consult your wireless service
provider’s pricing plan for details. You agree to incur any and all charges demanded by their wireless carrier. You
should also check your device’s features for capabilities and check the device manual for specific use instructions.
Only fully completed entries are eligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.
4. REQUIREMENTS OF ENTRIES: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant warrants and represents that: (a)
entrant’s entry is not a duplicate of any other submitted entries; (b) entrant’s entry will not violate any law, rule or
(located at http://www.refinery29.com/terms-and-conditions). By submitting an entry, entrant agrees that Sponsor, in
its sole discretion, may remove any entry and disqualify an entrant from the Sweepstakes if it believes, in its sole
discretion, which the entrant’s entry fails to conform to the foregoing or these Official Rules.
By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this
Sweepstakes, including but not limited to, interpretation and application of these Official Rules. By entering the
Sweepstakes, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor,
which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
Entry into the Sweepstakes allows Prize Provider to send entrants promotional materials, including but not limited to
email. If you wish to enter the Sweepstakes without agreeing to receive promotional materials from Prize Provider, send
an email to SweepstakesQuestions@qvc.com.
Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of entries by third
parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any entry.
5. PRIZE SELECTION/ODDS: The winning entry for the prize will be chosen in a random drawing from all eligible
entries during the Sweepstakes Period on or about January 2, 2020. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible
entries received for the drawing. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, the
entrant that entered the winning entry chosen as determined by the Sponsor, will be deemed the potential prize winner.
6. WINNER NOTIFICATION: On or about January 2, 2020 the first potential Sweepstakes winner will be notified. The
potential winner will be notified via email at the email address provided by potential winner. A potential winner must
respond to Sponsor’s notification within five (5) business days after the date of notification. A potential winner’s failure
to respond to the prize notification within the specified five (5) business days will be considered such potential winner’s
forfeiture of the prize and an alternate winner may be selected from the pool of eligible entries. After initial contact has
been made, subsequent communication may take place via email or telephone. A potential winner may be required to
sign and return, where legal, an Affidavit/Declaration of Eligibility, Liability/Publicity Release, W-9 Request for
Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification and/or rights transfer document within seven (7) calendar days of
receipt. If such document is not returned within the specified time period, a prize or prize notification is returned as
undeliverable, or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, that potential winner’s prize will be
forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given. In the event of
a dispute as to the identity of any potential winner, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to select another
winner and the unidentifiable potential winner will forfeit all rights to a prize.
7. PRIZE: One (1) winner will receive the following Prize: one (1) $1,000 gift card to spend on QVC Inc.’s website
(ARV is $1,000).
Total approximate retail value of the prize is $1,000.00 USD. The prize is non-transferable. No substitutions or cash
redemptions. In the case of unavailability of any prize or part of a prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize
of equal or greater value. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. All unspecified expenses are the responsibility of
winner. Limit one (1) prize per person or household.
The prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. The 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. The winner agrees to furnish Sponsor with and/or execute any additional document
requested by Sponsor in connection with the awarding of the prize.
8. GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions
of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Sweepstakes; and (b) to the use of his/her
name, voice, performance, photograph/video, image and/or likeness for editorial, administrative, programming,
advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the
Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional
consents from entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent
to such use if asked to do so. By participating, entrant also agrees not to release any publicity or other materials on their
own or through someone else regarding their participation in the Sweepstakes without the prior consent of the Sponsor,
which may be withheld in its sole discretion.
9. LIABILITY: BY PARTICIPATING, ENTRANTS AND WINNERS AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD
HARMLESS SPONSOR, PRIZE PROVIDER, THEIR RESPECTIVE ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONS
AGENCIES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, PARTNERS,
REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, OFFICERS AND
DIRECTORS (COLLECTIVELY, “RELEASED PARTIES”), FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, FOR LOSS,
HARM, DAMAGE, INJURY, COST OR EXPENSE WHATSOEVER INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION,
PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR DEATH WHICH MAY OCCUR IN CONNECTION WITH,
PREPARATION FOR, TRAVEL TO, OR PARTICIPATION IN SWEEPSTAKES, OR POSSESSION,
ACCEPTANCE AND/OR USE OR MISUSE OF PRIZE OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES-
RELATED ACTIVITY AND FOR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, INVASION
OF PRIVACY, COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT, TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT OR ANY OTHER
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY-RELATED CAUSE OF ACTION. THE FOREGOING RELEASES ARE TO THE
MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
10. MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, illegible,
stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled entries; 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 drawing for the prize, the
announcement of the prize, or the incorrect uploading of the photo 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 any 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 the applications or websites of any Released Party, or who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner 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 winner from
all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Sponsor may seek equitable
relief in any court of competent jurisdiction. If any provision of these rules is held to be illegal or unenforceable, such
provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these rules otherwise remain in full
force and effect and enforceable. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE SPONSOR’S
WEBSITES OR APPLICATIONS OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES
MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE,
SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING
ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW,
INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
12. ARBITRATION/GOVERNING LAW: EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, AS A CONDITION OF
PARTICIPATING IN THIS PROMOTION, ENTRANT 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 IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, CITY OF NEW
YORK; (2) THE FEDERAL ARBITRATION ACT 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 ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL
RIGHTS TO CLAIM PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER
DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES, OTHER THAN ENTRANT’S ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET
EXPENSES (I.E., COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH PARTICIPATING IN THIS PROMOTION), AND ENTRANT
FURTHER WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR INCREASED.
THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE INTERPRETATION OF ITS TERMS SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND
CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK WITHOUT REGARD TO
ITS CONFLICTS OF LAW RULES. For any matters which are not subject to arbitration as set forth in these Official
Rules and/or in connection with the entering of any judgment on an arbitration award in connection with these Official
Rules and/or the Sweepstakes, the parties irrevocably submit and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the
state and federal courts located in or closest to the County of New York in the State of New York. The parties agree not
to raise the defense of forum non conveniens.
13. USE OF DATA. Sponsor and Prize Provider will be collecting personal data about entrants online, in accordance with
Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor and Prize Provider’s collection and usage of their personal information
14. REQUEST FOR WINNER: For the name of the winner, available after January 2, 2020, send a self-addressed,
stamped, envelope to: Refinery29 + QVC Sweepstakes, Refinery 29 Inc., 225 Broadway, 23rd
Floor, New York, NY
10007. Vermont residents may omit return postage.
15. SPONSOR: Refinery 29 Inc., 225 Broadway, 23rd Floor, New York, NY 10007.