merci for Moms Photo Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) will run from 4/27/2020 at 12:00 a.m. PST to 5/10/2020 at 11:59 p.m. PST and will run on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Any entries received after the sweepstakes has closed will not be included in the Sweepstakes. In order to enter the sweepstakes, participants are required to do the following:
- Post a photo of a mom moment you are thankful to have had to a public account on one of the following social platforms: Instagram, Twitter or Facebook AND Include #merciForMomsSweepstakes in the post
- Post a photo of a mom moment you are thankful to have had in the comments of the sweepstakes post on the Red Tricycle Facebook page.
Photographs and videos must be in digital format. Only online entries will be eligible. No print or film submissions will be accepted for entry into this Sweepstakes. Entries are limited to one entry per person per day. Any use of automated or programmed methods of effecting entry is prohibited.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Employees or Sponsor, their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to win the prize package.
SPONSOR: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by merci (“Sponsor”). Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the Sweepstakes at any time and substitute another promotion in its place. The Sponsor is deemed to be the party providing the prize package for this Sweepstakes. The Sponsor is responsible for prize fulfillment within 30 days of the winner providing requested mailing information. If winner does not receive prize within 45 days, the winner is to email Red Tricycle for follow up (firstname.lastname@example.org). The winner forgoes any prizes after 180 days without follow up.
WINNER SELECTION: Winner will be selected within 72 hours after the close of the Sweepstakes Period from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes. Winner will be determined at random by a Red Tricycle employee. Winner will be contacted via email from Red Tricycle. Winner will have 24 hours to claim their prize or a new winner will be selected at random from among the remaining eligible entries. A list of winners may be requested at any time by contacting email@example.com. Red Tricycle and merci are not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive winner’s emailed information on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, email being inadvertently flagged as junk or other email form, or at any website or any combination thereof. Every reasonable attempt will be exhausted prior to prize forfeiture and a new winner being selected, including, but not limited to review of all sub-folders and accounts where emails may inadvertently be directed.
PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE: Prize is valued as follows: ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: A year supply of merci Chocolates for winner and a friend. Winner will also receive a $100 Target gift card. A year supply of merci Chocolates is equivalent to (2) boxes a month. The Grand Prize has an estimated value of $450. Grand prize winner may be required to submit an IRS W9 form.
GENERAL: Subject to all federal, state and local laws/regulations. This sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by Instagram, Facebook or Twitter. Neither Red Tricycle nor their affiliates will have any liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize or participation in these promotions. By participating in this promotion, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of Red Tricycle, which are final and binding in all respects. Red Tricycle is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer or in administration of the promotion.
INTERNET: Red Tricycle and merci are not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Red Tricycle on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof. If for any reason the promotions are not capable of running as planned for any reason Red Tricycle reserves the right in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and select the winners by random drawing from among all eligible entries received from all methods combined up to the point of the action taken by the Red Tricycle.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY REQUIREMENTS & CONDITIONS: By submitting a Sweepstakes Entry, Sweepstakes Entrant warrants and represents that: (a) Sweepstakes Entry does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other legal or moral rights of any person or entity; (b) Sweepstakes Entrant owns all rights to the Sweepstakes Entry, including without limitation, copyrights, and has received prior written permission from a third party if any Submission was photographed or videoed by someone other than the Sweepstakes Entrant him/herself; and (c) Sweepstakes Entrant will indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, Administrator and related entities, agents and assigns from any claims and damages (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising from or relating to the breach or alleged breach of your representations and warranties herein, the Sweepstakes Entry, or Sweepstakes Entrant’s conduct in creating the Sweepstakes Entry, the acceptance or use of any prize or otherwise in connection with this Sweepstakes.
PHOTO SUBMISSIONS/RELEASES: If the photograph or video submission contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, and/or if any persons appear in the photograph or video, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the photograph or video, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the exhibition and use of the photograph or video in the manner set forth in these Official Rules without additional compensation. By participating in the Sweepstakes, participants give Sponsor and Red Tricycle the right to share participant’s images, videos and text. Participants acknowledge and agree that the Sponsor may at any time use any entry provided by you for internal business purposes and promotional external media (placement on the sponsor website, inclusion in sponsor social media or email blasts for example) that is directly related to the photo sweepstakes.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By entering this Sweepstakes, all entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless Sponsor from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in this Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder. Red Tricycle assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to Sweepstakes entries or entry forms; or alteration of entries or entry forms. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems with or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, human errors of any kind, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrants’ or any other persons’ computers related to or resulting from participation, uploading or downloading of any materials related to in this Sweepstakes.
RIGHT TO CANCEL OR SUSPEND SWEEPSTAKES: If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, due to infection by computer virus, bugs, worms, trojan horses, denial of service attacks, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual(s) who tamper with the entry process, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes.
AMENDMENT: Any and all rules and regulations stated within, may be amended for a specific Sweepstakes to be in compliance with the rules and regulations of a specific Sponsor. Any amendment of rules and regulations will be stated in the Sweepstakes post.