BC Jean Makeover Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Promotion Description: The Teen.com “BC Jean Makeover” Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins on April 1, 2011 at noon Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on April 29, 2011 at noon ET (the “Promotion Period”). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant (or his or her parent or legal guardian if the entrant is under the majority in their home state) unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Alloy Media, LLC (“Sponsor”), which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of entries and the overall administration of the Sweepstakes. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Sweepstakes.
Eligibility: Open only to legal residents of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States and the District of Columbia (Alaska and Hawaii are excluded) who are 13 years of age or older. Entrants under the age of the majority in their state of residence should get permission from parents or guardians to enter the Sweepstakes. Void in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, all other U.S. territories and possessions and wherever prohibited or restricted by law. Sponsor, The Procter & Gamble Company, Sony Music Entertainment, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), and members of their immediate families and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, as well as Britney Jean Carlson a/k/a BC Jean and her immediate family wherever they reside or her household members, whether or not related, are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize.
Online Entry: Enter the Sweepstakes during the Promotion Period online at teen.com/bc-jean-sweepstakes “Sweepstakes Site”). Through on-screen instructions you will be asked to provide information including your first and last name, email address, date of birth and complete mailing address. Limit one (1) entry per person and/or per email address per day. Additional entries will be disregarded. All entries must be posted by the end of the Promotion Period in order to participate. Sponsor’s database clock will be the official time keeper for this Sweepstakes.
Automated or robotic entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. Entry must be made by the entrant and only at the Sweepstakes Site.
Privacy: All entrants acknowledge that if they are chosen as a winner, certain of their personally identifying information may be disclosed to third parties at least as required by law, including, without limitation, on a winner’s list. All personal information submitted as part of the Sweepstakes may be shared by and between the Promotion Entities, and each of the Promotion Entities will use such information in accordance with their respective independent online privacy policies.
Winner Selection: The winner of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received throughout the Promotion Period. The random drawing will be conducted on or about May 4, 2011 by Sponsor or its designated representatives, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible entries received. Winner will be notified by email on or about five (5) days after the random drawing. Potential winner must accept a prize by either email or telephone as directed by Sponsor within three (3) business days of notification. Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture and an alternate winner shall be selected from among the remaining eligible entries. The potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, a Publicity Release, and any requested documentation required in connection with taxes, including, but not limited to, a W-9 tax form (collectively “the Prize Claim Documents”). If a winner is not of legal age of majority in his or her state of residence (a “minor”), at Sponsor’s option, the applicable prize either will be awarded to the minor or the minor’s parent or legal guardian. Such parent or legal guardian of a minor will be required to ratify and sign the Prize Claim Documents. If a winner (or such winner’s parent or legal guardian) does not return completed Prize Claim Documents within five (5) days of receipt (or a shorter time if required by exigencies), the winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected from the remaining eligible entrants. No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor.
One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive a trip for the winner and one (1) guest to either Los Angeles, CA (“LA”) or New York, NY (“NYC”) to spend an afternoon with BC Jean (subject to her availability) along with a Cover Girl makeover (for winner only). The Sponsor, in consultation with BC Jean and certain Promotion Entities, will determine the prize city (either LA or NYC) and will inform the Grand Prize winner of such decision at least thirty (30) days prior to the proposed date(s) of the trip. The trip will consist of round trip coach air transportation from major airport nearest prize winner’s place of residence, hotel accommodations (double occupancy) for two (2) nights and ground transportation to and from the prize city airport and hotel. If the prize winner’s primary residence is within 100 miles of LA or NYC (as applicable), the Sponsor reserves the right to substitute air transportation with a car service or other ground transportation to the applicable prize city. The Total Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize shall be adjusted accordingly. Prize winner and companion must travel under the same itinerary. If the prize winner is under the age of majority in his/her state of residence, a parent or legal guardian of the winner must accompany winner on the entire trip as a chaperone. All additional expenses associated with the Grand Prize including but not limited to incidentals, meals, federal, state and local sales or other taxes and surcharges are the responsibility of the Grand Prize winner, unless otherwise set forth in the Official Rules. Reservations and airline tickets are non-refundable for cash or credit, non-transferable and non-changeable once issued. If lost, tickets will not be replaced. Total ARV of the Grand Prize: $2,500. The Total ARV may change dependant on the winner’s place of residence. Sponsor is not responsible for the difference in travel fare. Trip must take place within six (6) months of prize winner’s acceptance of the Grand Prize with exact dates to be set in the sole discretion of Sponsor.
Only one prize per person and per household will be awarded. Gift cards and gift certificates (if any) are subject to the terms and conditions of the issuer. Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described in these Official Rules is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The ARV of the prize represents Sponsor’s good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Alloy will not replace any lost or stolen prize items.
General Conditions: Entrant agrees that: a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and solely and exclusively in a federal or state court located in the State of New York; entrant submits to sole and exclusive personal jurisdiction to said courts in the State of New York, for any such dispute and irrevocably waives any and all rights to object to such jurisdiction; 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 c) 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, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Prize will only be awarded and/or delivered to addresses within the United States. All federal, state and/or local taxes, fees, and surcharges are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. If prize is forfeited, an additional drawing at random from eligible entries may be made to determine a winner.
Except where prohibited by law, each winner (and parent/legal guardian if winner is a minor) grants (and agrees to confirm that grant in writing) permission for the Promotion Entities, their advertising and promotional agencies, and those acting under its authority to use such winner’s name, photograph, voice and/or likeness, for advertising and/or publicity purposes in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and on the world wide web, without notice, review, approval, or additional compensation.
Release of Liability: By acceptance of a prize, winner agrees that the Promotion Entities will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by winner (and parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor), against, any and all liability for injuries, loss or damage of any kind to persons, including death, or property damage resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize, participation in this promotion, or while traveling to, preparing for or participating in any Sweepstakes-related activity. The Promotion Entities expressly disclaim any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property in connection with the prizes awarded.
Conduct: Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry processor the operations to any of the Sweepstakes or the Sweepstakes Site; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY DELIBERATE ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF ANY OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Limitation of Liability: Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any misdirected or lost mail, or any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay of operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating downloading materials in the Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In such event, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, perform the random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to or after such cancellation, suspension, or modification. In the event of a dispute concerning who registered online to participate in the Sweepstakes, the registration will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder which is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible.
Winner’s List: To obtain a copy of any legally required winners list or a copy of the Official Rules, send the applicable request and a self-addressed, stamped, #10 envelope to Teen.com “BC Jean Makeover” Sweepstakes c/o Alloy Media, LLC at 151 West 26th Street New York, NY 10001. Request must be received no later than August 1, 2011 for the name of the winner and, by the end of the promotion, for a copy of the rules. Vermont residents may omit return postage for Official Rules requests.
Sponsor: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Alloy Media, LLC, 151 West 26th Street New York, NY 10001.
Posting code: 040111MF