OFFICIAL RULES. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES
(EXCLUDING PUERTO RICO), WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF DATE OF ENTRY. VOID IN PUERTO RICO AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
1. HOW TO ENTER: The 1-800-FLOWERS.COM® GRANDPARENTS DAY SWEEPSTAKES ("Sweepstakes") begins at 12:00:01 A.M. ET on 8/30/08 and ends at 11:59:59 P.M. ET on 9/07/08 ("Promotional Period"). There are two ways to enter: (1) Make an eligible online purchase: Each time you make an online purchase from the 1-800-Flowers.com Grandparents Day Collection during the Promotional Period, you will be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes provided you enter the specified promotion code at checkout. All eligible purchases must be completed by 11:59:59 P.M. ET on 9/07/08. Sponsor reserve the right to revoke such entries for purchases that are returned or cancelled; or (2) Mail-in entry: To enter without making an online purchase, you may enter by hand printing your name, complete address, zip code, daytime phone number and date of birth and on a plain 3"x5" piece of paper and mailing it in a hand-addressed stamped envelope, to: 1-800-Flowers.com Grandparents Day Sweepstakes, One Old Country Road, Carle Place, NY 11514. Mailed entries must be postmarked by 9/06/08 and received by 9/12/08. Limit one (1) mail-in entry per person. All entries must be complete to be eligible. All entries become property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Normal Internet access and phone/usage charges imposed by entrant's online/phone service may apply and shall be entrant's sole responsibility. Sponsor may wish at times to send special offers and seasonal messages that may be of interest to you unless you have otherwise opted-out of receiving such communications.
2. PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (ARV): Grand Prize (1): A $500 American Express Gift Card (ARV $500). First Prize (2): $100 1-800-Flowers.com Gift Certificates (ARV $100 each). Second Prize (3): $50 1-800-Flowers.com Gift Certificates (ARV $50 each). Third Prize (6): $25 1-800-Flowers.com Gift Certificates (ARV $25 each). Prizes awarded ?as is? with no warranty or guarantee either expressed or implied.
3. WINNER SELECTION AND ODDS: Winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. Drawing will be conducted on or about 9/16/08, by a representative of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, INC, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received. Prizes will be awarded and potential winners will be notified by phone, mail or e-mail. Prizes are nontransferable and no cash substitution is allowed except by the Sponsor, who reserve the right to award prizes of equal or greater value if advertised prizes are unavailable.
4. GENERAL RULES: Taxes, related to the prizes are the winners? sole responsibility, if applicable. Grand Prize winner will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (where legal) within 10 days of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate selection. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner?s name, likeness, and biographical information for promotional purposes without further compensation except where prohibited by law. By entering, entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these OFFICIAL RULES and winners release Sponsor, and their subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents and all others associated with the development and execution of the Sweepstakes from any and all liability for damages, losses or injury resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance or use of prize. Entries for eligible online purchases will be declared to be made by the authorized account holder associated with such purchase. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet Access provider, Online Service provider, or other organization (e.g., business or educational institution) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entries are subject to verification of eligibility and will be declared invalid if they are incomplete, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website; violates the OFFICIAL RULES; or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, mutilated or misdirected mail or for incomplete, misdirected, damaged, lost, or late entries due to technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications, whether caused by the sender, by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the online portion of the promotion if it is not capable of completion as planned, including for infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures or corruption of any sort, and award prizes from eligible online entries received prior to cancellation and all eligible mailed entries received. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited.
5. ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States (excluding Puerto Rico), who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. Employees and families of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc., their subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates and related companies, advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate families are ineligible. All United States federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.
6. WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope, by 9/30/08, to: 1-800-FLOWERS.COM Grandparents Day Winners, attn: Contests, One Old Country Road, Suite 500, Carle Place, NY 11514.
7. SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, INC., One Old Country Road, Carle Place, NY 11514
8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, INC., NOR THEIR AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, OR AFFILIATED COMPANIES, AS WELL AS, THEIR ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES SHALL HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF OPPORTUNITY OR GOODWILL. IN ALL EVENTS, THE SOLE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF SPONSOR AND ITS AFFILIATES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE ARV OF THE PRIZES SET FORTH HEREIN.
9. GOVERNING LAW & VENUE: THE NEW YORK COURTS (STATE & FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE PROMOTION AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL GOVERN THE SAME. EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND HEREBY IRREVOCABLY SUBMITS TO THE VENUE OF THOSE COURTS WITHIN THE COUNTIES OF NASSAU AND SUFFOLK, NEW YORK.