KENNETH COLE “#THINKINGOFSHOE” Social Media Sweepstakes OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR OBLIGATION OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Sweepstakes will begin on or about March 2, 2015 at 9:00 A.M. (EST) or such other time as designated by Sponsor and will end on or about May 19, 2015 at 9:00 PM (EST) or such other time as designated by Sponsor (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is only open to individuals who, at the time of entry, (i) are legal residents of the 50 United States or District of Columbia and (ii) are 18 years of age or older. Corporations and other organizations are not eligible. Employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives, licensees and vendors of Sponsor, their subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising agencies, and their immediate families (spouse, domestic partners, parents, children, siblings and their spouses/domestic partners) and individuals residing in the same household are ineligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void in Rhode Island, the District of Columbia, outside of the United States, and where prohibited by law. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
ENTRY: To enter: -Follow Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. on Instagram (@kennethcole).; -Thereafter, visit @kennethcole on Instagram every Tuesday from March 2, 2015 through May 19, 2015, and tag someone you are thinking about in the comments below the most recent @KennethCole post labeled with #ThinkingofShoe; -Your comment must include @username of the person you are thinking of and #KCsweeps #ThinkingofShoe
DRAWINGS/PRIZE/ODDS/NOTIFICATION: On or about every Wednesday beginning March 4, 2015 and ending May 18, 2015, following the close of the Sweepstakes Period, one (1) entry will be randomly selected as the weekly winner. All decisions of the Sponsor shall be final. Winner must respond with age confirmation and mailing address within one (1) week of receiving notice of winning or forfeit the prize. Odds of winning depend on the total number of entries received. One (1) winner each week during the sweepstakes period will receive (1) pair of Kenneth Cole shoes, with a total retail value not to exceed $400. All prizes will be awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT A WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. No substitution, cash equivalent or transfer of prize permitted except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner by Sponsor judges will result from: (1) failure of a potential winner to execute, notarize and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Price Acceptance/Liability and Publicity Release as applicable within seven days of notification; (2) the return of a notification or prize as undeliverable; or (3) any other non-compliance with the Rules. Winning is contingent upon fulfilment of all requirements. Each winner is responsible for payment of taxes, if any, on prize and for any other costs, fees or expenses relating to the use of the prize not specified. Acceptance of the prize constitutes consent to use the winners’ names and likenesses for editorial, advertising and publicity purposes.
LIABILITY: Sponsor is not responsible or liable for incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by a participant, equipment or programming utilized in the Sweepstakes or technical or human error in processing submissions. Sponsor disclaims responsibility or liability for: (i) the accuracy, availability or timeliness of information published about the Sweepstakes; (ii) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or authorized access to, or alteration of entries: (iii) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible or unintelligible entries; (iv) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by a prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize or from participation in the Sweepstakes; (v) printing or typographical errors in Sweepstakes materials; or (vi) problems or technical malfunctions of telephone networks or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, Internet congestion. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor may cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.
RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each participant releases and agrees to hold harmless Sponsor, Instagram and Twitter and their subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from liability for claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes or acceptance, possession or use of the prize (including, without limitation, related to personal injury, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort, warranty or other theory. Sponsor expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery or use of the prize.
CONDITIONS: Each participant agrees to be bound by these Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all respects. All entries, and all rights to use, reproduce, publish, modify and distribute such entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned. By accepting the prize, the winning participant automatically grants to Sponsor the unconditional right to use his/her name, address (city and state only), likeness, photograph and/or statements about the Sweepstakes for publicity and advertising purposes without further permission or financial compensation, except where prohibited by law. Any portion of a prize not accepted by a winner will be forfeited. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to refuse entry or disqualify any individual it finds to be: tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, acting in violation of these Official Rules, or acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR OTHER PERSON TO UNDERMINE THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES OR COMMIT ANY OTHER ACT OF FRAUD MAY VIOLATE FEDERAL AND STATE CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT AND SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
GENERAL TERMS: The decision of Sponsor is final on all matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes may not be used in connection with any form of gambling. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. This Sweepstakes shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without regard to its principles governing conflicts of law. All participants and their heirs and assigns, consent to the jurisdiction of the federal and state courts in New York County, New York for all legal proceedings relating to this Sweepstakes. Participants agree to use any materials or information procured as part of the Sweepstakes only for Sweepstakes purposes and not for any commercial purpose. Sweepstakes rules are subject to change without notice.
SPONSOR The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc., 603 West 50th Street, New York, NY 10019 (“Sponsor”).
WINNERS LIST For a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Kenneth Cole #ThinkingofShoe Sweepstakes, Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc., 603 W. 50th St., New York, NY 10019 after March 6, 2015, but before May 31, 2015. Vermont residents may omit the return postage.
Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes should be directed to the Sponsor, not Instagram. All Instagram logos and trademarks displayed in connection with this Sweepstakes are property of Burn, Inc.
The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered, promoted or associated with Instagram.