Back To School Backpack Giveaway Terms & Conditions
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN, NOR WILL A PURCHASE IMPROVE ONEâ€™S CHANCES OF WINNING
1. SPONSOR: B5MEDIA INC., 174 Spadina Ave, Suite 302, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2C2 (â€œSponsorâ€) is solely responsible for all aspects of this sweepstakes (â€œSweepstakesâ€).
2. ENTRY: During the period beginning at 4:00 p.m. August 22, 2011 and ending at 12:00 p.m. on August 26, 2011 (â€œEntry Periodâ€), you may enter this Sweepstakes in one of two (2) ways. For purposes of these Official Rules (â€œRulesâ€), all times and days are Eastern Daylight Time.
(a) Online Entry: You may enter via the Internet by visiting https://www.mommyish.com/stuff/mommyish-contest-embaressing-back-to-school-story/ (â€œMommyishâ€) and following the entry requirements outlined there. Alternatively, you can send an email with your name, address, telephone number, age and email address to [email protected] with the subject line â€œMommyish Spa Giveawayâ€ (â€œOnline Entryâ€). Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service provider will apply. You must have an active email account to submit an Online Entry. It is your responsibility to make sure that you can receive emails so you can be notified if you win.
(b) Mail Entry: To enter by mail, send a hand-printed postcard (no mechanical reproductions accepted) with your name, address, telephone number, age and email address (â€œMail Entryâ€). Mail your completed entry to: â€œMommyish Back To School Giveawayâ€, b5media Inc., attn: Amanda Ernst, 1133 Broadway, Suite 901, New York, NY 10010. Each entry must be mailed separately. Proof of mailing does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt. â€œEntryâ€ shall mean and refer to each Online or Mail Entry.
3. LIMITATIONS: All Online Entries must be received by 12:00 p.m. August 26, 2011; and all Mail Entries must be postmarked by August 24th, 2011, and received by August 26th, 2011. Only one Entry per person or Address will be accepted, (regardless of whether one person has more than one Address or more than one person uses the same Address). In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Online Entry, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the Address is registered. Entries by any method other than set forth above in Section 3 are void. Any use of automated or programmed methods of effecting Entry is prohibited. Open only to persons who are 18 or older upon entering and legal residents of, and physically located within, the 50 states, or D.C. (collectively, â€œTerritoryâ€). Employees of the Sponsor; its parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies; the advertising, promotional and fulfillment agencies of each of them (individually and collectively, â€œEntitiesâ€); the members of their households and members of their immediate families, are all ineligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Neither the Entities, nor any of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents or representatives (individually and collectively, â€œReleaseesâ€) are responsible for Entries from persons residing, or physically located, outside the Territory; Entries that are altered, delayed, deleted, destroyed, forged, fraudulent, illegible, improperly accessed, inaccurate, incomplete, interrupted, irregular in any way, late, lost, misdirected, multiple, mutilated, non-delivered, postage-due, stolen, tampered with, unauthorized, unintelligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Rules; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections; miscommunications; failed phone, computer hardware or software or telephone transmissions; technical failures; unauthorized human intervention; traffic congestion; garbled or jumbled transmissions; undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering; insufficient space in entrantâ€™s email account to receive email; or other errors of any kind, whether due to electronic, mechanical or human error or other causes; even if caused by the negligence of any of the Releasees. Each of such potential Entries will be disqualified and any attempt by a person to use multiple email accounts to register more than once may result in disqualification at Sponsorâ€™s sole discretion. Void where prohibited or restricted by law and subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial, local and municipal laws and regulations.
4. PRIZE: ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: One winner will be selected to receive one (1) Back To School backpack. All expenses not specifically mentioned herein are not included and are solely the winnerâ€™s responsibility. Approximate retail value (â€œARVâ€): $100.00. Total ARV of all prizes: $100.00. Limit one prize per person/address. If the actual value of a prize is less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded.
Any depiction of prize is for illustrative purposes only. Prizes are not redeemable for cash or transferable, except to a surviving spouse residing in the same household. No substitution allowed except, at Sponsorâ€™s sole discretion, a prize of equal or greater value may be substituted. The prizes cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. Prize elements may not be separated. Only the number of prizes stated in the Rules is available to be won. All prizes will be awarded provided a sufficient number of eligible Entries are received and prizes validly claimed by date, after which no alternate winners will be selected nor unclaimed prizes awarded.
5. PROCEDURES: Sweepstakes will be conducted during the Entry Period. On or about August 26th, 2011, the potential winners will be selected from all eligible Entries received. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible Entries received.
6. WINNERS: Potential winners will be notified by email on or about August 26th, 2011. At the sole discretion of the Sponsor, disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following:  potential winnerâ€™s failure to respond to notification within ten (10) days after its transmission;  the return of an email notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts;  the return of any other notice or a prize as undeliverable;  potential winnerâ€™s failure to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the Address associated with a winning Online Entry;  potential winnerâ€™s failure to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof of age, identity and residency;  potential winnerâ€™s failure to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability/Publicity Release within ten (10) days;  potential winnerâ€™s failure to claim a prize within ten (10) days after it is sent;  potential winnerâ€™s failure to validly claim any prize before [date]; and  any other non-compliance with Rules. In the event of a prize forfeiture, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award or not award the forfeited prize to an alternate winner. All taxes are solely the responsibility of each winner.
9. RULES & WINNERâ€™S LIST: For winnersâ€™ list available after August 26th, 2011, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope postmarked by August 26th, 2011 and received by August 29th, 2011 to: â€œMommyish Back To School Giveaway WINNERS,â€ ATTN: Amanda Ernst, 1133 Broadway, Suite 901, New York, NY 10010.