The Share Your Love Story Sweepstakes (the "Contest") is provided by Brilliant Earth LLC (“Brilliant Earth”).
The contest is open only to legal residents of the United States of America who have reached the age of majority according to the law of the state in which they reside. Excluded from eligibility are officers, directors, employees, volunteers, agents and representatives of Brilliant Earth (collectively, the "Excluded Individuals"). NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. These official rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable federal, state, and municipal laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over Brilliant Earth. The Contest is void where prohibited by law.
Participation in the Contest constitutes an entrant's full and unconditional agreement to these Official Contest Rules (the "Rules"), as may be amended by Brilliant Earth at its sole discretion. Winning the Prize (as defined below) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
The Contest commences at 12:01AM (PST) on AUGUST 18, 2016 and, subject to these Rules, concludes at 11:59PM (PST) on FEBRUARY 18, 2016 (the "Contest Period"). All entries must be received during the Contest Period, and must meet the other requirements contained in these rules to be eligible to win the prize. In the event that Brilliant Earth does not receive fifty (50) qualifying Video Submissions by the contest end date the contest shall continue until the final receipt of the fifty (50) qualifying Video submissions.
One (1) winner will receive a $1,000 Brilliant Earth gift certificate. The winner (the “Prize Winner”) will be selected randomly by Brilliant Earth from the pool of eligible videos submitted during the Contest Period. Brilliant Earth will attempt to notify the Prize Winner via the e-mail address provided to Brilliant Earth. If after exercising reasonable efforts, Brilliant Earth cannot reach a participant within two weeks from the first attempt to contact them, Brilliant Earth will be free of any liability and may forfeit the prize. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an online participant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address submitted when the video was claimed. Each potential winner may be required to provide Brilliant Earth with proof that the potential winner is the natural person associated with the email address account associated with the winning entry.
The Prize must be accepted as awarded. Prizes are non-refundable and non-transferable, cannot be combined with any other special offers or promotions, and must be accepted as awarded, except: (i) as otherwise explicitly provided herein; or (ii) at Brilliant Earth’s sole discretion. Brilliant Earth reserves the right to substitute a Prize with one (1) of comparable or greater value without liability or consent. Brilliant Earth is not responsible for lost or misused prizes. All costs and expenses not specifically included as part of any prize, including, without limitation, insurance, taxes and any other personal and incidental expenses and any taxes thereon, are the sole responsibility of the winner. Brilliant Earth is not responsible for replacing any prizes if they are lost, stolen, or otherwise rendered unusable due to any act or omission of prize winner or other third party.
IN NO EVENT WILL BRILLIANT EARTH OR ANY CONTEST ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF AN ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST, ANY PRIZE WON, AN ENTRANT’S ACCESS TO OR USE OF BRILLIANT EARTH’S WEB SITES OR THE ACCESSING, DOWNLOADING AND/OR PRINTING OF ANY MATERIAL AVAILABLE ON ANY OF THOSE SITES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON BRILLIANT EARTH’S WEB SITES IS PROVIDED "AS IS, WHERE IS, AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY.
By entering the Contest, entrants release Brilliant Earth and all Contest entities from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Contest or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.
Brilliant Earth reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any participant from the Contest if Brilliant Earth finds or reasonably believes such individual to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or where applicable, the Contest Page; and/or to be acting: (i) in violation of these Rules; (ii) in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner; or (iii) with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass Brilliant Earth, or any of their respective employees, any other participants, or any other person. Any attempt by a participant or other individual to automate the entry process, or otherwise, undermine the legitimate administration, security or operation of the Contest, is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Brilliant Earth reserves the right to seek remedies and damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Participants engaging in any of the foregoing activities may be disqualified and will forfeit any Prizes won.
The decisions of Brilliant Earth in regards to all matters of the Contest are final and binding upon participants. In the event of any dispute regarding the interpretation of the rules of the Contest or any decision rendered by Brilliant Earth, the decision or interpretation of Brilliant Earth shall prevail.
Participants agree that upon submitting a Video Submission, Brilliant Earth shall have an unlimited, irrevocable perpetual license to publish, distribute, publicly perform or display, post electronically, create derivative works from, or otherwise reproduce in any manner the participant's Video Submission in any media whatsoever, including, without limitation, in connection with the Brilliant Earth’s social media websites, and videostreams anywhere in the world, without further payment or notice for the purposes of Brilliant Earth’s advertising, marketing, promotion, and/or journalistic, archival, historical, internal and external recognition activities. Each participant waives all moral rights in and to the Video Submissions.
All participants must comply with applicable laws.
Any entry that is illegible, incomplete, altered, or contains false information, is invalid.
Notwithstanding any other provision contained herein, Brilliant Earth reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, amend, cancel, suspend, reinstate or close the Contest, at any time in whole or in part without prior notification, and for any reason whatsoever.
The Contest and the Rules shall be governed exclusively by and construed in accordance with the laws in the State of California, without regard to conflicts of laws principles. Any dispute not otherwise determined in accordance with the rules of the Contest shall be adjudicated in the courts sitting in San Francisco, California (or any appeals court therefrom).
For contest updates and additional information, Participants may contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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