OFFICIAL RULES AS OF 14 AUGUST 2017
The Sweepstake starts at 6:30 PM on August 15, 2017, and ends on September 15, 2017 at 6:30 PM (EST - Eastern Standard Time. The Sweepstake shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, all participants agree to be bound by the terms and conditions herein. Certain restrictions may apply.
The Sweepstake Entrant is required to enter their email address. After entering the email, the Entrant will be asked to "Crack the Code". The latest entry to the Sweepstake must be received by September 15, 2017 at 6:30 PM. It is not required to crack the code to win, nor any purchase is necessary. Purchase or payment of any kind will not increase your chance of winning. The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Internet access and a valid e-mail address are required to participate.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WINNER
The winner will be selected after September 15, 2017 at 6:30 PM (EST - Eastern Standard Time). The winner will be notified by e-mail within five (5) business days of that date, and may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release within seven (7) days of notification. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize and/or where applicable an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release is not timely received, is incomplete or modified, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected from remaining valid, eligible entries timely submitted.
If a prize notification or a prize is returned as undeliverable for any reason, the applicable prize will be awarded to an alternate winner. Prizes are not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash. Sponsor reserve the right to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value in its sole discretion. All decisions are final.
THE WINNER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT OF ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAX LIABILITIES.
The Sweepstake is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia), France, the United Kingdom, and Germany and any other country where the sweepstakes according to these official rules are legal and unrestricted, who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry and who meet the eligibility requirements (‘Entrant’). The officers, directors, employees, contractors, and agents of the Sponsor and its advertising and promotion and the immediate families and those living in the same household of any of the above, are not eligible. All Federal, state and local rules and regulations apply. The Sweepstake is void in any place where the offering of the sweepstakes or the awarding of a prize is prohibited or restricted by law. Subject to all applicable laws.
One (1) winner will be selected and win the UMLIMITED EDITION (Approximate retail value of the prize is USD $2,348. The prize consists of: 40 lipsticks, 3 eye palettes, 1 mascara, 5 eye pencils, and 12 lip pencils.
The prize is awarded "as is" with no guarantee, either express or implied. The prize will be shipped to the winner at the expense of the Sponsor. Allow 6 to 8 weeks for delivery of the prize.
Entrants release and waive any claims they may have against the Sponsor and/or its affiliates and advertising and promotional agencies for any and all injuries, claims, damages, losses, costs, or expenses of any kind (including without limitation attorney's fees) resulting from acceptance, use, or misuse of any prize or parts thereof, or participation in this Sweepstake. The Sponsor and/or its affiliates and advertising and promotional agencies are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human errors; technical malfunctions; failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions or defects of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, providers, or software, including without limitation any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstake; inability to access the Entry Site; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; data that is processed late or incorrectly or is incomplete or lost due to telephone, computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on telephone lines or the Internet or any web site (including the Entry Site) or for any other reason whatsoever; printing or other errors; any entries which are late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, illegible, or any combination thereof.
If for any reason, this Sweepstake is not capable of running as planned, or if this Sweepstake or any web site associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper entry into the Sweepstake and processing of entries in accordance with these rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in the Sponsor's sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstake, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Sweepstake or any portion thereof.
Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstake is a violation of criminal and/or civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Where a dispute arises about who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the name appearing on the entry.
The Sweepstake is being organised and sponsored by Pat McGrath Cosmetics LLC of New York, NY 10011.