Refer a Friend Giveaway OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
- SPONSOR: The sponsor of this Giveaway is Zola, 394 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, NY, 10013.
- GIVEAWAY PERIOD; ENTRY METHODS: The #ZolaMeansLove Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) begins on February 3, 2016 at 12pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) and ends at 11:59pm EST on February 14, 2016 (the “Giveaway Period”). The Zola computer is the official time-keeping device for the Giveaway. During the Giveaway Period, entrants must do all of the following: 1) Be a registered user on Zola in good standing; 2) Refer a friend to Zola using www.zola.com/invite or the couple’s personal invitation link. The winner will be contacted via email on February 16, 2016.
- ELIGIBILITY: The Giveaway is open only to registered users of Zola in good standing who are legal residents of the United States who are at least 18 years or older on the date of entry. Employees, contractors, directors, and officers of Sponsor, each of their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated or related companies, distributors, Web design, advertising, fulfillment, and promotion agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfillment and execution of this Giveaway and the immediate family members of each (spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, and/or “step” of each, regardless of where they live) and those living in their same households (whether related or not), are not eligible.
Only one entry per person is permitted. Late, incomplete, ineligible/unintelligible entries or those with unverifiable contact information are not eligible.
- WINNER SELECTION; PRIZE: One (1) winner will be selected by Sponsor at random from all eligible entries within one business day after the close of the Giveaway Period and will be notified by email no later than February 16, 2016. The Sponsor is not responsible for lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify the winner. No purchase is necessary. A purchase will not improve chances of winning. The prize consists of a Zola store credit of $1,000.00 to spend at Zola.com. The prize is in addition to any rewards offered through our regular Invite a Friend feature on www.zola.com/invite. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize or fails to return the required completed and executed declaration and releases as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternative winner selected in Zola’s sole discretion. The winner will be asked to create an account with Zola in order to receive their Zola store credit. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Winner must accept the prize as stated. Prize cannot be substituted, transferred or exchanged or surrendered for cash, except at the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. All federal, state and/or local taxes are the responsibility of the Winner. Winner is also responsible for Internet access fees and service charges. Allow up to 2 weeks to receive prize.
- CLAIMING PRIZE: The winner will be required to provide a full address, to complete a U.S. Federal W-9 form for fulfillment of the prize, and to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and, where legal, a Publicity Release, all within ten (10) days of delivery by Sponsor of notification email. Failure to comply with this condition, comply with the rules, or return of prize documents as undeliverable will result in disqualification and forfeiture of prize, without compensation.
- General Terms and Conditions: By participating, you consent to the use of your email address, Zola account name, first and last name, and likeness for advertising, promotion, and publicity purposes related to the Giveaway without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the Giveaway or any related electronic system or violates these Official Rules. In the event of an identity dispute, the entry will be considered made by the individual who can respond to an email request to confirm identity. Conduct of the Giveaway and selection of winners are in Sponsor’s sole discretion and Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend, and/or modify the Giveaway, or any part of it if any fraud, technical failures, or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper function of the Giveaway, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If terminated, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, determine the winner from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies, including attorneys’ fees, from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce, or delay in enforcing any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Sponsor is not responsible for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications-line failure, theft, or destruction or unauthorized access of the Web site; or downloading materials from or use of the Web site.
- RELEASE: By participating in the Giveaway, you release and agree to hold harmless the Sponsor and its parent companies, affiliates or related companies, directors, employees, officers and agents, including without limitation, advertising/promotion agencies from any and all liability, injury, loss, or damage of any kind, including but not limited to personal injury or death, arising from or in connection with participation in the Giveaway, or the awarding, receipt, possession, use or misuse of any prize and/or with respect to participation in any prize-related activity or claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy.
- WARRANTIES AND CONSENTS: By submitting an Entry, you: (a) represent and warrant that (i) you have read, and agree to be bound by, these Rules, (ii) based on the Rules, you are eligible to participate in the Giveaway, and (iii) all of the information provided as part of your Entry is accurate, does not violate any third party’s legal rights (including without limitation rights of privacy and publicity), and otherwise does not violate applicable law; (b) consent to the use of your name and/or likeness by Sponsor for promotional purposes (whether online, in print or through any other media now known or hereafter developed), without additional compensation or authorization unless prohibited by law; and (c) agree to be bound by the interpretations of these Rules by Sponsor, which are final in all matters relating to the Giveaway. Subject only to your rights in Personally Identifiable Information you provide to us, all entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged.
- LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor, its agents and representatives, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible or unintelligible entries; (ii) any condition caused by events beyond the control of Sponsor that may cause the Giveaway to be disrupted or corrupted; (iii) any printing, programming or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Giveaway or technical, computer, network or human error which may occur in the administration of the Giveaway or the announcement of the winner; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Giveaway process; (v) any unauthorized third party use of any entry information; or (vi)any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the Giveaway.
- Disputes: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Giveaway shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction other than the State of New York. All participants hereby submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of the State of New York for such purposes. For a copy of these Official Rules please send your request via postal mail to Zola, 394 Broadway, New York, NY, 10013.
- WINNER LIST REQUESTS: Any legally required list of winners may be obtained by sending an e-mail with the subject line: “#ZolaMeansLove Winner List Request” to firstname.lastname@example.org. All such requests must be received within six (6) weeks after the end date of the Sweepstakes.