Tea Collection – Back To School Giveaway 2022 – Win prize package consisting of

OFFICIAL RULES
“Back to School Giveaway 2022”
Tea Collection, Ahimsa Home, Yoobi, HOMER, codeSpark, and Little Passports
1. PLEASE REVIEW THESE OFFICIAL RULES BEFORE ENTERING THE
SWEEPSTAKES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. NO PURCHASE OR
PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL
NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
2. SPONSORS: Tea Collection, 1 Arkansas Street, Suite B, San Francisco, CA 94107
(“Tea”), Ahimsa Home, https://ahimsahome.com/ (“Ahimsa”), Yoobi, https://yoobi.com/
(“Yoobi”), HOMER, https://learnwithhomer.com/ (“HOMER”), codeSpark,
https://codespark.com/ (“codeSpark”), and Little Passports,
https://www.littlepassports.com/ (“Little Passports”), (together with the Sponsors, the
“Sweepstakes Entities”).
3. ADMINISTRATOR: Tea Collection, 1 Arkansas Street, Suite B, San Francisco, CA
94107 (“Administrator”).
4. ELIGIBILITY: The “Back to School 2022” Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal
residents of the United States (excluding Puerto Rico), who as of August 22, 2022: are at
least 18 years of age; have internet access; and have an email account. Employees of
Sponsors, Administrator and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, dealerships,
retailers, prize donors, and promotion and advertising agencies are not eligible to enter
or win, nor are members of their immediate family (spouse, mother, father, sister, brother,
ward, daughter or son), or persons living in the same household of such employees.
Void where prohibited by law. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these
Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsors, which are binding and final on all
matters related to this Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is governed by California law
and applicable U.S. federal law, without regard to any conflicts of laws principles. The
Sweepstakes is also governed by the privacy policies of Tea
(https://www.teacollection.com/policy/privacy-policy).
HOW TO ENTER: Sweepstakes entries can be submitted starting at 12:00 am PT on
Monday, August 22, 2022 and ending at 11:59 pm PT on Sunday, August 28, 2022 11:59
pm PT (the “Sweepstakes Period”). To enter, go to
https://www.teacollection.com/cms/back-to-school-sweepstakes/back-to-school-sweepst
akes/1.html (the “Sweepstakes Site”), and follow the instructions provided at the
Sweepstakes Site to enter the Sweepstakes. All online entries must be received during
the Sweepstakes Period as determined by Administrator’s designated timekeeping
device. Limit one (1) entry per person/email address. Multiple entries received from any
person or email address after the first entry received from that person or email address
will be void. Mass entries or reproductions, or late, lost, stolen, illegible, misdirected,
damaged, inaccurate, incomplete, and/or postage due entries are void. Any attempt at
entry except as stated above is void. All entries become the property of the Sponsors
and will not be acknowledged or returned. In order to win, entrants who reside in Canada
will also be required to answer a time-limited, multistep mathematical question to be
administered via telephone. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to comply with
these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements. Sponsors reserve the right to
verify eligibility of all entrants. Entries submitted by entrants who do not meet the
eligibility requirements (including all requirements with respect to age and residence) are
void. Sponsors, Administrator and their agents are not responsible for lost, late, or
misdirected entries, for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, for lost or
unavailable network connections, or for failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer
transmissions or any human error which may occur in the receipt or processing of the
entries. Proof of entering information at the Sweepstakes Site does not constitute proof
of delivery or receipt. Sponsors reserve the right to modify the scheduling of the
Sweepstakes without prior notification. Use of computer programs, macro, programmed,
robotic, automatic and other similar means to enter the Sweepstakes is prohibited and
may result in the disqualification of entries and/or the entrant. In the event of a dispute
regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed to be
submitted by the person in whose name the e-mail account is registered on the date the
entry is submitted. All entries become the sole property of the Sponsors and will not be
acknowledged or returned.
5. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: One (1) potential winner (the “Potential
Winner”) will be selected in a random drawing by Administrator or its designee, the judge
of the Sweepstakes, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the
Sweepstakes. Winner will be notified before August 30, 2022. The Potential Winner will
be notified by email using the email address provided in the Sweepstakes entry (“Prize
Notification”) and must respond by email within seven (7) calendar days of the date of
the Prize Notification (the “Deadline”), with Potential Winner’s full name and a mailing
address (“Mailing Information”), where Administrator can send a declaration and/or
affidavit of eligibility and release of claims (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Documents”)
and his/her prize (if warranted). The mailing address must be a street address (no P.O.
Boxes). If any Potential Winner does not respond to the Prize Notification by the
Deadline, such Potential Winner will be disqualified and an alternate Potential Winner
will be selected from all remaining eligible entries received for the original drawing. Once
Administrator receives Potential Winner’s Mailing Information, a set of Sweepstakes
Documents will be sent to each Potential Winner via overnight mail or email. Potential
Winner must sign and return the Sweepstakes Documents by email or postmarked within
seven (7) calendar days of the date the Potential Winner received the Sweepstakes
Documents, or the prize will be forfeited and an alternate Potential Winner selected for
unclaimed prize. Sponsors and Administrator are not responsible for the failure for any
reason whatsoever of Potential Winners’ to receive their Prize Notification or for
Administrator to receive Potential Winner’s response and/or Sweepstakes Documents.
Return of any Prize Notification or Sweepstakes Documents as undeliverable, the
inability of Sponsors or Administrator to contact a Potential Winner, the failure of a
Potential Winner to contact Sponsors or Administrator in a timely manner, the inability of
a Potential Winner to accept or receive the prize for any reason, and/or the
non-acceptance by a Potential Winner of any prize for any reason will result in
disqualification of such Potential Winner, and alternate Potential Winner will be selected
randomly from all remaining eligible entries received. The Potential Winner who receives
the prizes is known as the “Winner”.
6. PRIZE: One (1) Prize Winner will receive a prize package consisting of:
One (1) $200 credit to TeaCollection.com
One (1) 1-year Membership to the HOMER Learn & Grow App ($120 value) +
Explore Feelings Kit ($35 value) from https://learnwithhomer.com/
One (1) 1-year Membership to the codeSpark App ($120 value) from
https://codespark.com/
One (1) 1-year Subscription to Little Passports ($335.40 value) from
https://www.littlepassports.com/
One (1) Yoobi – $100 gift certificate from https://yoobi.com/
One (1) Ahimsa – $200 gift certificate from https://ahimsahome.com/
Total ARV of prize package is $1,110.40
All prize values are stated in United States dollars.
7. PRIZE CONDITIONS: Selection and specifics of all prizes will be determined at the
Sponsors’ sole discretion. All prizes are subject to availability; Sponsors reserve the right
to substitute a prize of equal or greater ARV, at their sole discretion. Components of
package are subject to change.
Winner is not entitled to any surplus between the actual retail value of his/her prize and
its stated ARV; and any difference between the stated ARV and actual value of the prize
will not be awarded. All Prizes are non-transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash.
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the
Sweepstakes Period.
All prizes are awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE OF ANY
KIND, express or implied (including without limitation, any implied warranty of
merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). Acceptance, participation in and/or
use of the prizes are at the Winners’ sole risk and Sponsors and Administrator are not
responsible for any damages whatsoever, including special, indirect, or consequential
damages, arising out of or in connection with the use and/or misuse of any of the prizes.
Sponsors and Administrator reserve the right to verify eligibility of all Winners. Prizes will
be awarded by email, U.S. Mail, Federal Express, UPS and/or other shipping method, in
Sponsors’ and/or the prize suppliers’ sole discretion, using the information provided in
the Sweepstakes entry. If any Winner is unable to participate in or accept a prize or any
portion of a prize for any reason, Sponsors and Administrator shall have no further
obligation to such Winner. Any and all activities related to each prize are at the Winner’s
own risk and subject to whatever restrictions are imposed by the entities that govern
such activities.
8. TAXES AND COSTS RELATED TO THE PRIZES: All applicable taxes and fees and any
license and delivery charges are the sole responsibility of the Winner. All expenses and
incidentals and other applicable taxes or charges not specifically included in the prize
description are not included and are solely the responsibility of the Winner. The Winner
may be issued a 1099 tax form for the ARV of the Prize.
9. REPRESENTATIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant represents and
warrants that: (a) the entrant meets all eligibility requirements of the Sweepstakes; (b) in
entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, the entrant has complied with and will
comply in all respects with these Official Rules and all applicable statutes, regulations
and other laws; and (c) the information provided in the entrant’s entry, including without
limitation all contact information, is true, accurate and complete in all respects.
10. RELEASE; LIMITATION ON LIABILITY: By participating in this Sweepstakes and/or by
accepting a prize, participants agree to release and hold harmless, on behalf of
themselves and the individuals sharing in the prize package the Sweepstakes Entities
and Administrator and their respective parent companies, affiliates and subsidiaries,
together with their respective employees, directors, officers, licensees, licensors,
shareholders, attorneys and agents, including, without limitation, their respective
advertising and promotion entities and any person or entity associated with the
production, judging or administration of the Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Released
Parties”), from any and all claims, demands, damages, losses, liabilities, costs or
expenses caused by, arising out of, in connection with, or related to the Sweepstakes,
their participation in the Sweepstakes and/or their participation in any prize related
activities (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury or
death caused to any person(s) and/or the awarding, receipt and/or use or misuse of any
prize or participation in any prize-related activities). WITHOUT LIMITING THE
GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, THE RELEASED PARTIES SHALL NOT BE
LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT,
PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, HOWSOEVER CAUSED,
AND WHETHER ARISING IN STATUTE, TORT, CONTRACT OR OTHER LEGAL
THEORY.
11. PERSONAL INFORMATION AND GRANT OF RIGHTS: By participating in the
Sweepstakes and/or by accepting a prize, participants agree to be contacted by
Sponsors and/or Administrator via email in connection with the Sweepstakes and to
receive email newsletters periodically from Tea Collection and sponsoring brands.
Participants can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the
unsubscribe link in the newsletter. By accepting a prize, each Winner consents to the
use of his/her name and/or likeness (voice, biographical information, city and state of
residence, statements, photograph, and recording) for advertising and promotional
purposes (including, but not limited to, use on Sponsors’ web sites and/or Facebook
pages or other social media accounts without additional compensation, except where
prohibited by law).
12. CHANGES AND EARLY TERMINATION: If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not
capable of running as planned, including infection due to computer virus, bugs,
tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, human error or any other
causes beyond the control of Sponsors and/or Administrator that corrupt or affect the
administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes,
Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any individual they reasonably believe has
tampered with the entry process, operation of the Sweepstakes or Sweepstakes Site,
and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes without notice and to
select the winners from all eligible entries received prior to the cancellation or
termination. Sponsors assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption,
deletion, defect or delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure,
problems or technical malfunctions of any computer online systems, servers, or
providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by
Sponsors or Administrator on account of human error, technical problems or traffic
congestion on the Internet or at any web site, theft or destruction, or unauthorized
access to, or tampering with or hacking of website, any combination thereof, or
otherwise, including any injury or damage to any entrant’s or any other person’s
computer related to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes.
13. TAMPERING: Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any entrant, in their sole
discretion, if they determine such entrant is undermining or attempting to undermine the
legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes in any way, including by cheating, hacking,
deception, tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes,
violating these Official Rules, engaging in unfair practices, or abusing, threatening or
harassing any other entrant or any representatives of Sponsors and/or Administrator.
ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY
ALTER OR DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE
OPERATIONS OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND
CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS AND
ADMINISTRATOR RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH
PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
14. DISPUTES: Each entrant agrees, on behalf of the entrant and any individual who shares
in the prize package with the entrant in connection with the prize, that: (a) any and all
disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this
Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any
form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or state
court in San Francisco, California; (b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall
be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering
this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees and © under no circumstances will
entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim,
punitive, incidental, and consequential damages, and any other damages, 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 entrants, the Sponsors and the Administrator in
connection with this Sweepstakes shall be governed by, and construed in accordance
with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or
conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of California or any other
jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than
those of the State of California.
15. MISCELLANEOUS: If any part of these Official Rules is held by a court of competent
jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or otherwise unenforceable, such part will be modified to
the minimum extent necessary to make it enforceable while preserving to the maximum
extent possible the original intent of Sponsors, and the remaining parts of these Official
Rules will remain in full force and effect. Nothing contained herein or in any of the
Sweepstakes-related materials should be construed as an endorsement by Sponsors of
any third party, product, or service.
16. WINNER’S LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: For a list of Winners or a copy of the Official Rules,
please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Tea Collection “Back to School
Giveaway 2022,” Winner’s List/Official Rules, to be received no later than August 28,
2022. Winners’ lists will be sent once all Winners have been verified and prizes have
been awarded.