2013 Teleflora Wedding Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
The 2013 Teleflora Wedding Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") entry period commences at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on May 1, 2013, and ends at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on July 31, 2013 (the "Sweepstakes Entry Period"). The Sweepstakes is sponsored by XO Group Inc., 195 Broadway, 25th Floor, New York, NY 10007 ("Sponsor").
This Sweepstakes is open to any legal resident of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia, 18 years or older as of date of entry. Each entrant must be a registered member of www.theknot.com as of date of entry to be eligible. Employees of Sponsor; any Prize provider(s); any promotional companies or advertising agencies participating in the Sweepstakes and employees of their respective affiliates and subsidiaries; any persons involved in the creation, development, or implementation of this Sweepstakes; and any other persons or entities directly associated with this Sweepstakes and any members of their immediate families or households are ineligible to participate. Entries for the Sweepstakes drawing must be received prior to the expiration of the Sweepstakes Entry Period. This Sweepstakes is void in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and wherever prohibited or restricted by law, and is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. By submitting an entry form, entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules and all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations that govern sweepstakes.
One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive from Teleflora a one-time credit of up to $5,000 for wedding floral arrangements and related items and services redeemable at a florist shop that is a Teleflora member florist and participant of Teleflora's bridal program. The Grand Prize must be redeemed for use at a wedding event occurring within one (1) year from the date of winner verification. Such credit may be applied toward the related services, delivery and any applicable taxes and fees. Teleflora will pay the applicable sales and use tax charged on the actual value of the flowers and related items, services and delivery (to the extent applicable) ordered by the Grand Prize winner, so long as the total value of the Grand Prize items, related services and delivery, together with the applicable sales tax charged, do not exceed $5,000. If the actual value of the flowers and related items and services ordered by the Grand Prize winner, together with the applicable sales and use tax (or similar taxes) charged exceeds $5,000, the winner shall be responsible for payment of such excess amount. If the actual value of the flowers and/or related services ordered by the Grand Prize winner, together with the applicable sales and use tax (or similar taxes) charged is less than $5,000, the difference will not be awarded in cash or other consideration (and such difference will be forfeited). Upon the final determination of the winner of the Grand Prize by Sponsor, Sponsor shall correspond directly with such winner to facilitate and coordinate the redemption of the Grand Prize between the winner and Teleflora. Sponsor shall be the point of contact for all communications between the winner and Teleflora. Teleflora shall not have any direct communications with the winner.
The Grand Prize is not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash, and no substitutions will be allowed except by Sponsor, which reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value or nature if advertised prize is not available. Delivery of the Grand Prize to winner is subject to the express requirement that winner submit to Sponsor all documentation requested by Sponsor to permit them to comply with all applicable U.S., state, local and foreign tax reporting and withholding requirements, including, without limitation, an IRS Form W-9. Except as otherwise stated herein, the Grand Prize winner is responsible for compliance with all applicable federal, state, and/or local laws and regulations, including, without limitation, the payment of any applicable taxes in connection with the acceptance and use of the Grand Prize and any other expenses not specified herein.
HOW TO ENTER:
You may enter the Sweepstakes by (1) accessing the entry screen that appears by clicking the applicable banner advertisement and entering the desired zip code, fully completing the on-screen entry form, and transmitting the information to Sponsor or (2) accessing the desired Teleflora member florist’s www.theknot.com Storefront, fully completing the on-screen information request form without opting out of sweepstakes entry on such form, and transmitting the information to Sponsor, in each case, during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Your full name, address, city, state, zip code, email address, date of birth, and complete responses to the entry form are required for entry via the on-screen entry form method described above. Your full name, e-mail address, phone number, wedding date and complete responses to the request form are required for entry via the information request form method of entry described above. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online carrier apply. Incomplete or late entries will be disqualified. An entry will be deemed to have been made by the "authorized account holder" of the email address utilized at the time the entry is made. For purposes herein, the "authorized account holder" refers to the person assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses. All entries will become the property of Sponsor and Teleflora and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for transmission and/or computer error. For the avoidance of doubt, acceptance of entries or submissions will not be deemed to waive any provisions of these Official Rules, and the entrant may subsequently be disqualified.
RANDOM DRAWING/ODDS OF WINNING/WINNER:
The potential winner of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing administered by Sponsor, on or about August 16, 2013, from all eligible entries received. The Grand Prize will be awarded and winner will be notified via email and/or U.S. mail on or before August 23, 2013, using the contact information provided on the winner's entry form. Each entrant is responsible for the accuracy of the information included in his/her entry. The Grand Prize drawing will be conducted by Sponsor. The Grand Prize drawing shall be final and conclusive. The odds of winning the Grand Prize will be determined by the actual number of eligible entries received. Potential Grand Prize winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release, and where legal, a Publicity Release within ten (10) days of notification attempt. Noncompliance within this time period will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the Grand Prize, and Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award the Grand Prize to an alternate winner selected at random from all eligible entries received. If Grand Prize notification is returned as non-deliverable, potential winner will be disqualified and the Grand Prize forfeited, and Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award the Grand Prize to an alternate winner selected at random from all eligible entries received. The name of the winner of the Sweepstakes will be available after September 16, 2013. To obtain this information, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: 2013 Teleflora Wedding Sweepstakes - Winner, c/o XO Group Inc., 195 Broadway, 25th Floor, New York, NY 10007.
Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage any web site or undermine legitimate operation of a sweepstakes may constitute a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from and/or to prosecute any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Any such tampering will also result in ineligibility to win the Grand Prize in the Sweepstakes.
Sponsor and Teleflora are in no way liable for any damage, loss, or injury resulting from computer malfunctions, misdirected or incomplete entries, or acceptance and use of the Grand Prize. Sponsor and its agents shall have no liability or responsibility for injuries, damages or liabilities caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the Sweepstakes or the use or misuse of a prize. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should virus, bugs, or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Sweepstakes and award the Grand Prize from all eligible entries received prior to cancellation or suspension.
By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant hereby voluntarily and irrevocably releases, holds harmless and agrees not to institute any claim against Sponsor, Teleflora LLC or any of their respective affiliates and subsidiaries, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents from any losses, damages, or expenses from any and all injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with, either directly or indirectly, (1) the awarding, acceptance, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize awarded herein; and/or (2) participation in the Sweepstakes or any prize-related activities.
Under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
By accepting the Grand Prize, the winner grants Sponsor and Teleflora permission to use his or her name and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes without any additional compensation (except where prohibited by law). By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants shall be deemed to have agreed to have their entry information made available to Sponsor, Teleflora and Teleflora member florists. By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant who does not opt out on his/her entry form agrees that Teleflora LLC, its respective affiliates and subsidiaries, and Teleflora member florists may send you promotions and special offers they feel may be of interest to you. The Sweepstakes is subject to these Official Rules. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants and the winner agree to waive any right to claim any ambiguity, inequity or error in the Official Rules of the Sweepstakes, and/or of the Sweepstakes itself, and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by all decisions of, and interpretations of these Official Rules by, the Sponsor, which in all respects shall be final and binding.
THE NEW YORK COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, WITHOUT REGARD TO CONFLICTS OF LAWS PRINCIPLES, SHALL GOVERN THE SWEEPSTAKES. ENTRANTS WAIVE ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THESE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMIT TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS.
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XO Group Inc., 195 Broadway, 25th Floor, New York, NY 10007.
XO Group Inc., 195 Broadway, 25th Floor, New York, NY 10007.