No Purchase Necessary to Enter or Win.
- Sponsor. The Instagram Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is solely sponsored by Room & Board, Inc., 4600 Olson Memorial Highway, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55422 (“Room & Board”). The Sweepstakes is in now way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram.
The Instagram Giveaway is only open to legal residents living in the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees, officers and directors of Room & Board, Inc. (“Room & Board”), and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, suppliers, dealers, advertising and promotional agencies, and their immediate family members and persons living in their same household are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Purchase of any product or service offered by ROOM & BOARD will not improve your chances of winning.
By entering a Sweepstakes and/or accepting any prize from the Sweepstakes, participant and winners consent to the use of their names, cities and states of residence, voices, and/or photographs and/or similar related information for promotional, advertising and other purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity by Room & Board and its designees, without additional compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law. Further, entrants and winners agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Room & Board and its affiliates, subsidiaries, suppliers, dealers, advertising and promotional agencies and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”), from any damages of any form that might arise as a result of participation in the Sweepstakes or from acceptance, receipt, use, misuse or possession of any prize. Each prize is awarded on the condition that the Released Parties will have no liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or from acceptance or possession of any prize. By participating in any or all of the Sweepstakes, you agree to these Official Rules and to the decisions of the judges (all of whom will be appointed by Room & Board in its sole discretion) which will be final and binding in all respects. Void outside the United States and in Puerto Rico and all other U.S. territories and possessions, and wherever prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
- How to Enter.
There is one method of entry (“Entry”). Entrants may enter a Sweepstakes once during the Entry Periods as follows:
Instagram. To submit an Entry, visit Room & Board’s Instagram page @roomandboard, and respond to the “Giveaway” post by tagging a frontline worker in a comment of that post. An Entry is “received” when your comment and tag appear on Room & Board’s Instagram page; proof of submitting an Entry (such as an automated computer receipt confirming submission) will not be deemed to constitute proof of actual receipt by Room & Board of an Entry for purposes of the Sweepstakes. An Instagram account can be opened for free by downloading the Instagram application from the Apple App Store or Google Play. Instagram, LLC is not a sponsor of this Promotion.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Standard text messaging, data and/or other rates apply to participants who submit a post via a wireless mobile device. Please contact your service provider for pricing and service plan information and rates before using your mobile device to submit an Entry.
By participating in a Sweepstakes, you hereby warrant and represent the following facts on which Room & Board will rely in offering this Promotion:
- Each Entry is original to you.
- Each Entry complies with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances or regulations.
- No Entry violates or infringes on any third-party copyright, trademark, trade dress, logos, or other proprietary rights of any entity or person (living or deceased), including but not limited to rights of privacy, publicity or portrayal in a false light.
- No Entry will give rise to any claims whatsoever, including, without limitation, claims of infringement, invasion of privacy or publicity, or infringe on any rights and/or interests of any third party.
- No Entry is or contains any of the following: defamatory, trade libelous, pornographic or obscene language, and further, no Entry contains, depicts, includes, discusses or involves, without limitation, any of the following: nudity; alcohol/drug consumption or smoking; explicit or graphic sexual activity, or sexual innuendo; crude, vulgar or offensive language and/or symbols; derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual, religious or other groups (including, without limitation, any competitors of Room & Board); personal information of individuals, including, without limitation, telephone numbers and addresses (physical or electronic), commercial messages, comparisons or solicitations for products or services other than products of Room & Board; any identifiable third party products, trademarks, brands and/or logos, other than those of Room & Board); conduct or other activities in violation of these Official Rules; and/or any other comment that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, all as determined by Room & Board in its sole and absolute discretion.
Entries that do not comply with these Official Rules, or that otherwise contain incomplete, prohibited, inappropriate, offensive, infringing or otherwise unacceptable content as determined by Room & Board, in its sole discretion, will be disqualified, and will not receive an entry into any Sweepstakes (without notice to you). Room & Board reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant whose participation may subject the Promotion, any Sweepstakes, Room & Board or its advertisers, suppliers or customers to controversy, embarrassment or negative publicity. Spam entries will be disqualified. All entries become exclusive property of Room & Board, and Entries will not be acknowledged or returned.
There is a limit of one (1) Entry per person, as described in Section 1.
Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same Instagram account. If you attempt to obtain more than one (1) Entry by using multiple/different Instagram accounts, identities, registrations, or logins, or through any other methods, Room & Board may exclude you from participating in that specific Sweepstakes, any other Sweepstakes in the Promotion, and from future Room & Board promotions or sweepstakes. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar Entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, sweepstakes entry services to create fraudulent identities) will void all Entries by that entrant. You are prohibited from assisting or encouraging anyone to make more than one Entry per day, as described in Section 1, and such conduct will bar the entrant from all future Room & Board sweepstakes and promotions. Entries for the Sweepstakes must be posted on Instagram between Thursday, May 21 at 12:00:01 AM Central Time and 11:59:59 PM Central Time Thursday, May 28. on that given day; there will be a new Sweepstakes on each day during the Promotion Period.
If you enter the Sweepstakes and are discovered to be under the age of 18, or are otherwise not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes, you will be disqualified.
- Sweepstakes Prize Drawing and Odds.
On the day following each Entry Period, five Entries will be randomly selected from all eligible Entries received during the Entry Period. The person tagged in the Instagram comment will be the “Winner.” The Winner will be sent the following prize:
- Lisi Throw ($279)
- Essence One Herbal Bath Salts ($14)
- Essence One Rollerball ($18)
- Essence One Hand & Body Lotion ($24)
- Everly Bowl ($20)
- Total retail value = $355
Free shipping within the United States will be included with each prize. Additional restrictions, limitations, and exclusions may apply. No prize substitutions, cash equivalent, or transfer of prizes is or will be permitted except as required by law or in the sole discretion of the Room & Board. Room & Board hereby reserves the right to change or replace the prize with prize(s) of comparable or greater value at any time.
Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries received during the Entry Period during the Promotion.
- Notification of Winner.
The Winner will be announced on the giveaway Instagram post and will be notified via private message to the Instagram account that submitted the winning Entry.
The potential Winner, at the sole option of Room & Board, may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and Publicity Release (except where prohibited), each of which must be returned within fourteen (14) days of the date on which the Room & Board sends them a notification of winning via private message to each of their respective Instagram accounts, or the prize will be forfeited. If the selected Winner cannot be contacted (including if his/her Instagram account has been closed), is ineligible, fails to claim the prize, or fails to return the completed and executed Affidavits and Releases within the specified timeframe (to the extent they are required by Room & Board), that person’s prize will be forfeited. If the Winner forfeits their prize, a new Winner will be selected at random.
By accepting or using the prize, the Winner agrees to these Official Rules and agrees that Room & Board can use his or her name, voice and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes without further compensation, unless otherwise prohibited by law. All decisions of the judges shall be binding and final. Room & Board is not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify the Winner.
- General Provisions.
Room & Board is not responsible for Entries (including without limitation data transmissions) that are late, lost, tampered with, illegible, unintelligible, incomplete, delayed, forged, destroyed, misdirected, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, and such Entries will be disqualified. No prize is transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash. Room & Board is not responsible for lost, interrupted or unavailable network server or other connections, miscommunications, failed telephone or computer or telephone transmissions or technical failure, jumbled, scrambled or misdirected transmissions, data input errors, typographical errors on its website or in these Official Rules, or any other error of any kind whether human, mechanical or electronic, including without limitation, the incorrect or inaccurate capture of Entry information regardless of the cause. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Promotion, as determined by Room & Board in its sole discretion, will be disqualified and any Entry that has been tampered with or altered is void. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or like Entry methods will void all Entries affected by such methods and be deemed “tampering.” If disqualified for any of the above abuses, Room & Board reserves the right to terminate such person’s eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes, the Promotion, or future promotions or sweepstakes sponsored by Room & Board. Room & Board may modify, suspend, or terminate the Promotions at any time, and for any reason that it may determine in its sole discretion. Room & Board reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel the Promotion and randomly select the Winner for the prize from all eligible Entries received prior to the cancellation. Room & Board is not responsible for any problem with an Entry generated by computer hardware or software malfunction, error or failure. Room & Board reserves the right to amend these Official Rules at any time during the Sweepstakes. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION AND ANY OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, Room & Board RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. The potential Winner may be required to provide Room & Board with proof that the potential Winner is the authorized account holder of the Instagram account that posts the potential winning Entry. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an Instagram account by Instagram. Should there be a dispute regarding who may have submitted an Entry, the Entry will be deemed to have been made by the authorized holder of the Instagram at the time the Entry was made. Potential Winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. The Winner is solely responsible for purchasing any other products or services which may be required or necessary to utilize their respective prizes. By entering or otherwise participating in a Sweepstakes, each entrant completely releases Instagram from any and all liability associated with each Sweepstakes and the Promotion.
- Disputes/Choice of Law.
The laws of the State of Minnesota shall govern each Sweepstakes and the Promotion. Except where prohibited, you agree that any Sweepstakes you enter shall be governed by the laws of the State of Minnesota and: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with each Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in Hennepin County, Minnesota; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’ fees (except as otherwise provided in these Official Rules); (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including without limitation lost profits may be claimed or awarded (collectively, “Special Damages“); and (4) you hereby waive all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased, to the extent permitted by law. Under no circumstances shall Room & Board’s aggregate liability to you or any entrant of the Sweepstakes exceed One Dollar ($1.00).
All federal, state, local or other applicable taxes in connection with the receipt of any prize are the sole responsibility of the applicable Winners.
- Winner List/Copy of Official Rules.
To receive the names of the Winners or a duplicate copy of these Official Rules, send the request and a separate, self-addressed, stamped (#10) envelope by May 31, 2020 to: Instagram Giveaway, c/o Room & Board, Inc., 4600 Olson Memorial Highway, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55422. Vermont residents may omit return postage for Official Rules requests.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges and the terms set forth within these Official Rules.
The Promotion and each Sweepstakes are solely sponsored by Room & Board, Inc., 4600 Olson Memorial Highway, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55422. The Promotion and Sweepstakes are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. For further information please e-mail socialmedia@RoomAndBoard.com or contact Room & Board, Inc. via the US mail at the address provided above.