Contest and Sweepstakes: OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility: This Women’s Choice Award Sweepstakes/Contest Giveaway (referred to herein as the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to those individuals who: (a) sign up on the online Sweepstakes page at www.womenschoiceaward.com; (b) are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry; and (c) are legal residents of the United States or Canada. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of WomenCertified Inc. and those individuals living in the same household of all such employees are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is WomenCertified Inc.
2. Agreement to Rules: By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of WomenCertified Inc. as final and binding as it relates to the content.
3. Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on or about the respective start date and time listed on the entry page of the Sweepstakes. All online entries must be received by the respective end date and time written on the Sweepstakes entry page. In instances where the time zone is not indicated, EST is the default time zone.
4. How to Enter: The Sweepstakes must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided through the Facebook app, Woobox or whichever app or program is currently being utilized by WomenCertified Inc. The entry must fulfill all Sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the Rules may be disqualified at the sole discretion of WomenCertified Inc.
5. Prizes: The Sweepstakes winner will receive giveaways as indicated and/or prize certificates as indicated by retail value on the Sweepstakes entry page. Actual/appraised value may differ at the time of the prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by WomenCertified Inc. No cash equivalent or other prize substitution is permitted in lieu of receiving the prize itself except at the sole discretion of WomenCertified Inc. The prize is nontransferable and not assignable. 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. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for WomenCertified Inc. to use the winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
6. Odds: The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.
7. Winner Selection and notification: The winner of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing under the supervision of WomenCertified Inc. Notifications will be sent to the winner via email to the email address they provided when entering the Sweepstakes within five (5) days following the winner selection. WomenCertified Inc. shall have no liability for a winner’s failure (for any and all reasons) to receive notices sent to the e-mail address provided. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize and/or provide his/her contact information and shipping information within seven (7) days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected at the discretion of WomenCertified Inc. In the event that the prize is forfeited and an alternate winner is selected by WomenCertified Inc., at the moment that WomenCertified Inc. selects an alternate winner, each previously selected winner loses any and all rights to the prize that he/she may have previously had.
Winner’s receipt 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 RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT THE SOLE DISCRETION OF WOMENCERTIFIED INC.) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES, AND ALL PRIVILEGES WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
8. Rights Granted by You: By entering this Sweepstakes, you agree that WomenCertified Inc., and its respective owners, officers, directors, employees, contractors, representatives, shareholders, successors, assigns, licensees, clients, advertising agencies, and promotion agencies shall have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, to review, print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide, in any media now known or hereafter throughout eternity and throughout the World, information contained in or associated in any way with your entry, including, without limitation, your name, contact information,biographical information, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image and statements about the Sweepstakes, as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations, promotional, or any other purposes without any compensation.
9. Terms: WomenCertified Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other cause(s) beyond its control, corrupt or adversely affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such a case, WomenCertified Inc. may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by WomenCertified Inc. WomenCertified Inc. reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process, the operation of the Sweepstakes, or the website containing the Sweepstakes, or otherwise violates these Rules in any way.
WomenCertified Inc. has the right to void votes, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, for any reason including, but not limited to: receiving multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses, receiving multiple entries from the same computer in excess of what is allowed by the Rules, or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering.
Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and/or civil laws and should such an attempt be made, WomenCertified Inc. reserves the right to seek damages from any such person and/or organization to the fullest extent permitted by law.
By entering this Sweepstakes, you agree to receive email newsletters and surveys periodically from WomenCertified Inc. as well as information, promotional or otherwise, from its award-winning brands. You may opt-out of receiving these communication(s) at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link.
10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, you agree to release and hold harmless WomenCertified Inc. and its respective owners, officers, directors, employees, contractors, representatives, shareholders, successors, assigns, licensees, clients, advertising agencies, and promotion agencies from any and all liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (a) such entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or portion thereof; (b) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any prize, computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (c) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (d) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; and (e) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries. WomenCertified Inc. makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the condition or usage of any Sweepstakes prizes, and expressly disclaims any liability related to the possession and/or usage of any such products and/or services. The information provided by WomenCertified Inc. is in reference to products and/or services that are on an “as is” or “as available” basis, and no warranty of any kind, implied, expressed, or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of title, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose, is given by WomenCertified Inc. with respect to any Sweepstakes prizes. No advice or information given by WomenCertified Inc. or any of its officers, directors, agents, employees, insurers, successors, or assigns shall create any warranty or serve to alter these Rules in any way. In no event shall WomenCertified Inc. be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of the possession and/or usage of any Sweepstakes prizes. If you do not agree with any part of these Rules, do not enter the Sweepstakes.
11. Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF The United States of America AND The State of Florida, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, you agree that: (a) 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 Florida having jurisdiction; (b) you waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees but excluding actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes); and (c) you waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
12. Announcement of Winner: The Sweepstakes winner is announced on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/WomensChoiceAward once: (a) the Sweepstakes has ended, (b) a valid winner has been selected and notified, and (c) a valid winner has responded to the notification to accept his/her prize in conjunction with these Rules.
13. Contest or sweepstakes rules may be customized for certain contests or sweepstakes, and therefore may vary from these Official Rules. In such instances, please make sure to review and consult the customized rules that are linked to the contest or sweepstakes entry page, as those govern in the case of a conflict between the two sets of rules