Story Spark Summer Giveaway Terms and Conditions
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.
The Story Spark Summer Giveaway sweepstakes is open to persons 13 years of age and older. The sweepstakes is open worldwide and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Story Spark, their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
Agreement to Rules
By participating, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of Story Spark as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
Entries will be accepted online starting on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. All online entries must be received by Sunday, July 16, 2017 10:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time.
How to Enter
Candidates may enter the sweepstakes in two methods: 1. by subscribing to Story Spark's email newsletter, which requires candidates to submit their email address; 2. by following @storysparked on their personal Instagram account, liking the most recent post and tagging 2 Instagram friends. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications will not be entered. Up to two entries are allowed per person. No purchase is necessary.
The winner will receive one "Hard Wired" graphic t-shirt and one "Techie" art print by Story Spark (retail value of $42.00). The winner may determine the shirt size (small, medium, large or extra-large).
No cash or other prize substitution permitted. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Story Spark to use the winner's name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Winner Selection and Notification
The winner of the Story Spark Summer Giveaway sweepstakes will be selected randomly under the supervision of Story Spark. The winner will be notified via the email or Instagram account that he or she used to enter the sweepstakes. Story Spark will announce the winner via an email and an Instagram post tagging the winner’s username. If the selected winner fails to claim the prize within 7 days from the time award notification was sent, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected.
The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR'S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER'S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
Rights Granted by You
By entering this contest you understand that Story Spark will have the right to reference your entry on all of its social media platforms. By entering this content you also understand that Story Spark, anyone acting on behalf of Story Spark, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the world, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner's name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.
Story Spark reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the sweepstakes. In such case, Story Spark may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Story Spark. Story Spark reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.
Story Spark has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the sweepstakes, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering.
Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Story Spark reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. By entering the sweepstakes you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from Story Spark. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.
This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, administered, or associated with Instagram, Inc. By entering, entrants confirm they are 13+ years of age, release Instagram of responsibility, and agree to Instagram’s term of use.
Limitation of Liability
By entering you agree to release and hold harmless Story Spark and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant's participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND CALIFORNIA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in California having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
To obtain a copy of the winner's name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Story Spark, 4733 Torrance Blvd #487, Torrance, CA 90503, United States of America. Requests must be received no later than July 31, 2017.
The Sponsor of the sweepstakes is Story Spark, 4733 Torrance Blvd #487, Torrance, CA 90503, United States of America.