NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. EVENT BEGINS ON JANUARY 8, 2024 AND ENDS ON JANUARY 17, 2024 AT 11:59 PM EST.
The Shop Birthstone Giveaway New Year 2024 Event (the “Event”) is sponsored by Birthstone, LLC. (“Sponsor”). The Event is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in the Event, each entrant accepts and agrees to abide by these Official Rules, warrants that they are eligible to participate and understands that the results of the Event, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects. The Event is subject to all federal and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited or restricted by law.
This Event is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Event will be directed to Birthstone, LLC., not Instagram or Meta Platforms, Inc.ELIGIBILITY
This Event is open only to legal residents of the United States (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, United States territories, possessions, and protectorates, foreign based United States military installations and wherever restricted or prohibited by law). Entrants must be eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry.
Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who have, within the past six months, performed services for Birthstone, LLC. or any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Event, each of their respective affiliates and Immediate Family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or play. “Immediate Family” shall mean parents, stepparents, children, stepchildren, siblings, stepsiblings, or spouses. Individuals living in the same household as those individuals are not eligible to enter or win. Sponsor has the sole discretion and right to verify the eligibility of each entrant and to disqualify any entrants that are not eligible per these rules.
The Event begins on January 8, 2024, and ends on January 17, 20242023, at 11:59 PM EST (“Event Period”). All entries must be received on or before 11:59 PM EST on January 17, 2024, to be eligible.
HOW TO ENTER
Enter the Event from Birthstone’s Instagram Account by doing the following:
By entering as outlined above, entrant agrees to these Office Rules. If entrant does not complete the steps above and agree to the Officed Rules, entrant will not be eligible for the Grand Prize.
Additional Entry Conditions for the Event:
PRIZES AND ODDS
One Grand Prize Event Winner who will receive a $500.00 gift card towards a purchase on www.birthstone.com. Prize cannot be combined with any other offer or coupon. Odds of winning the Grand Prize are based on the number of eligible entries received.
Grand Prize is not redeemable for cash. Any interpretation of the prize description or otherwise shall be made within the Sponsors sole discretion. Grand Prize is not transferable. No prize substitutions, exchanges or cash equivalents will be permitted by the prize winner, except that the Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize of comparable or greater value in their sole discretion. Acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of the awarded prize is solely the responsibility of the prize winner. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE IS SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.
Random Drawing for the Grand Prize winner of the Event will take place on or about January 18, 2024 via random drawing of all qualified entries and the winner will be announced in Sponsor’s Instagram stories and contacted via Instagram DM with instructions for confirmation, verification and claiming prize. Entrants are responsible for monitoring their Instagram account for prize notification and other communications related to this Event. If Grand Prize potential winner does not respond and return all documentation within 30 days from the date of notification, the Grand Prize potential winner will be disqualified, and a new Grand Prize potential winner may be selected from the remaining entries. Upon the request of the Sponsor, the Grand Prize potential winner will be required to return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release and Prize Acceptance Form and IRS W-9 form. If the Grand Prize potential winner fails to comply with these Official Rules, then he/she will be disqualified, and any prize won will be deemed forfeited. The Grand Prize will be awarded (assuming a sufficient number of eligible entries are received) to another Grand Prize potential winner following the same procedure as set forth herein. Grand Prize claims and entries are sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
To receive a list of the Grand Prize winner, please mail: Shop Birthstone Event, Marketing Department, 185 Great Neck Road, Great Neck, NY 11021.
Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents and representatives are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Event, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting or these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner or the distribution of any prize. Any attempt to damage the content or operation of this Event is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend or amend the Event, without notice, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if Sponsor determines that the Event cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering or unauthorized intervention, technical failure or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Event. In the event of any such termination or suspension, a notice will be posted and a winner will be announced from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to such time. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to void suspect entries and to disqualify any entrant (and all of his/her entries) from this Event or any other promotion conducted now or in the future by Sponsor or any of its affiliates, if Sponsor determines that he/she has tampered with the entry process, attempted to circumvent the terms of these Official Rules, and/or his/her fraud or misconduct has affected the integrity or fair conduct of this Event. Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives, and any telephone network or service providers, are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any technical malfunction, lost or delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure or malfunction of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, the inability to access any website or online service or any other error, human or otherwise. Further, Sponsor is not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind or insufficient space in an entrant’s e-mail account to receive e-mail messages. This Event is void in Puerto Rico and the US territories and possessions, outside the United States and where prohibited or restricted by law and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. This Event will be governed by the internal laws of the State of New York. Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with this Event must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction within the State of New York.
INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
BY ENTERING THIS Event, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATE, AGENTS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AND EMPLOYEES, AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES (COLLECTIVELY, THE “SPONSOR ENTITIES”), INSTAGRAM, INC. AND/OR META PLATFORMS, INC., PARTICIPATING ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THAT ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE Event AND THE ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE THAT MAY BE WON. THE SPONSOR ENTITIES AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONDITION, FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY OF ANY PRIZE. THE SPONSOR ENTITIES AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO OR THE DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED WITH THIS Event.
By participating in this Event, each entrant grants Sponsor permission to use each individual’s name, address, likeness, prize information and/or comments for promotional purposes, in any medium, without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law, any such use with respect to a minor subject to prior approval of his/her parent or legal guardian.