NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
The Lancôme Show VIP Prize Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) starts on June 10, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on August 1, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET (“Sweepstakes Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. Employees of L'Oréal USA, Inc. (“Sponsor”), their subsidiaries, affiliates, participating salons, promotion and advertising agencies, and members of their immediate family (spouse and parent, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, there are two (2) ways to enter; 1) Online Purchase: visit www.lancome-usa/show and purchase a participating Lancome product, which must be from the Alber Elbaz designed collection (mascaras, color design palettes, false lashes) to gain access to the Lancôme Show VIP Perks website. Then, locate and click on the Sweepstakes tab on the Lancôme Show VIP Perks website and complete the online entry form to receive one (1) entry (each, an “Entry”). All online Entries must be received by August 1, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET to be eligible. OR 2) Mail-in: To receive one (1) entry without making a purchase, on a 3" x 5" piece of paper, hand-print your name, complete address, daytime and evening telephone numbers (area code included), and date-of-birth, and mail entry in a properly stamped #10 envelope to: Lancome Show VIP Prize Sweepstakes, Lancôme USA 575 5th avenue, 31st floor New York, NY 10017 Attention: Anna Schork. Mail-in Entries must be postmarked by August 1, 2013 and received by August 8, 2013 in order to be eligible. Limit one (1) Entry per person using only one (1) email address throughout the Sweepstakes Period, regardless of method of entry. Purchase Entries and Mail-in Entries have an equal chance of winning. Entries received in excess of the above stated limitation will be void. All Entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means or means which subvert the entry process will be void.
RANDOM DRAWING: One (1) potential winner will be selected in random drawing on or about August 15, 2013 from among all eligible entries received and combined by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the Promotion. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winner will be notified by phone and/or email and potential winner will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility/liability release, tax form and, where legal, a publicity release (collectively, the “Eligibility Documents”) within five (5) calendar days of date of issuance. If potential winner cannot be reached within five (5) calendar days from the first notification attempt, in the event of noncompliance within the above stated Eligibility Documents time period or with these Official Rules, or if prize notification is returned as undeliverable, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, an alternate winner may be selected.
GRAND PRIZE (1): A trip for winner and one (1) guest to New York, NY. Trip includes three (3) days and two (2) nights in a standard double occupancy room at a hotel of the Sponsor’s choosing, round-trip coach air transportation for two (2) from a major U.S. gateway airport nearest winner’s home, ground transportation for two (2) to and from the airport, a $[insert value] shopping spree for winner only [please confirm] to a select retailer of the Sponsor’s choosing, a personal beauty lesson from a Lancôme makeup artist, dinner for winner and guest for one (1) night and a night out on the town, awarded in the form of a $[insert value] check [please confirm]. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Grand Prize is: $[insert value].
GRAND PRIZE CONDITIONS: Actual prize value depends on the location of the winner’s residence and dates of travel. Any difference between the ARV and Actual value of the prize will not be awarded. Sponsor will attempt to accommodate winner’s preferred itinerary, but all travel dates, hotel accommodation location specifics, and any other portions thereof will be at Sponsor’s discretion. Some restrictions and black-out dates may apply. Travel must be taken by 12/31/13 and is subject to availability. If winner and guest cannot comply with these restrictions or any other portion of these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety and an alternate winner may be chosen. Winner and travel guest must travel together on the same itinerary and must travel from major airport closest to the winner’s residence (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion). Any picture identification requirements associated with air travel are the winner and travel guest’s responsibility. In the event winner lives within 100 miles from New York, NY, ground transportation only (not air transportation) will be provided to and from the hotel. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent, on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice and trip must be taken on a date of the Sponsor’s choosing. Flight details are subject to availability and airline carrier’s regulations and conditions apply. The trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles. Released Parties are not responsible for lost or mutilated tickets and none will be replaced. Airline tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable, and are not valid for upgrades. If any portion of the trip is not available for any reason then the Sponsor reserves the right to substitute that portion of the prize with another prize of comparable or greater value. Guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least 18), unless the child or legal ward of winner, and must complete and return a publicity and liability release at least thirty (30) days prior to departure. If guest is the child or legal ward of the winner, winner must execute and return all required documents on behalf of such child or legal ward. If winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winner set forth herein and must accompany minor on the trip as his/her guest. All federal, state and local taxes and any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not listed herein as part of the prize including, without limitation, ground transportation (other than that specified above as included in prize), luggage fees, souvenirs, miscellaneous hotel expenses, and gratuities are the sole responsibility of winner..
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; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, and their affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any awarded prize (including any/all travel/activity related thereto); and (c) to the use of his/her name, voice, photograph, image and/or likeness for 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 it may withhold in its sole discretion.
MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled Entries or online purchase transactions; 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 or Entries or online purchase transactions, the announcement of the prizes, 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 website, 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 in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to action taken. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE 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 ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or prize 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 at the AAA regional office nearest the entrant; (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 Sweepstakes), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of New York, USA.
REQUEST FOR WINNER’S NAME: For the name of the winner (available after August 15, 2013), visit [insert URL] by September 9, 2013.
SPONSOR: L'Oréal USA, Inc., 575 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10017.