Contests

2016 Instagram #BloomLoveSweepstakes

January 19, 2016

1-800-FLOWERS.COM®

2016 Instagram #BloomLoveSweepstakes

 OFFICIAL RULES:

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES, INCLUDING THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF THE DATE OF ENTRY WHO HAVE OR OPEN AN ACCOUNT ON INSTAGRAM.COM. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

  1. ENTRY PERIOD: 1-800-FLOWERS.COM® 2016 #BloomLoveSweepstakes (hereinafter the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 PM EST on 2/1/2016 and ends at 12:00 PM EST on 2/14/2016 (the “ENTRY Period”).
  1. HOW TO ENTER: You must be 18 or older at the time of entry and have or open an account on Instagram.com. Accounts are free and can be opened by visiting Instagram.com. Limit one (1) entry per person, per calendar day.

There is one (1) way to enter:

A. Post an original floral themed photo to @1800Flowers on Instagram using the hashtag #BloomLoveSweepstakes. Note each Entry must be original (Entrant may not submit the same photo for entry twice)

B. Limit one (1) entry per person per calendar day. Entrants must have or open an account on Instagram.com in order to participate in the Sweepstakes. Instagram accounts are free and can be opened at Instagram.com.  Use of computer programs and/or other automated devices to enter Sweepstakes are prohibited. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your on-line service will apply.

C. General Entry Information:By entering, you understand that the Sponsor has the exclusive right to use the Entry and excerpts of the Entry in any advertising and promotional materials (visual, sound, print and/or electronic form), including, but not limited to, posting Entry on its websites, blogs, social media pages and in any form of advertising. By submitting your Entry you represent that you have and grant any and all necessary rights and licenses for use by Sponsor , including without limitation, all necessary copyright and other related rights to the Entry, free and clear of all claims and encumbrances without violating the rights of any person or entity, including any right to privacy or publicity, you hereby hold the Sponsor harmless from and against any third party claim arising from use of the Entry and waive any right to inspect or approve uses of the Entry or to be compensated for any such uses. All Entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor, and may not be acknowledged or returned. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified. Any attempt by any Entrant to obtain additional entries through fraudulent means by any method may void all of that Entrant’s Entries. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification.

D. Entry Content Restrictions:

a) Each Entry must be a floral themed picture you took. Picture must be without any other individuals in it;

b) Each Entry must be original (Entrant may not submit the same photo for entry twice);

c) Entries must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;

d) Entries must not disparage Sponsor or any other person or party affiliated with the Sweepstakes;

e) We are a family friendly company so each Entry must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous, libelous, or that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and

f) Entry must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where Entry is created.

  1. SWEEPSTAKES PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (“ARV”):

Ten (10) Prizes will be awarded in total.  Five (5) winners will be selected at the end of Week 1 and each will receive a 38mm Apple Watch Sport, each with an ARV of $349.00 USD and Five (5) winners will be selected at the end of the Entry Period and each will receive a 42mm Apple Watch Sport each with an ARV of $399.00 USD.  ARV of all ten (10) prizes is $3,740.00 USD.

  1. WINNER SELECTION: Winners will be drawn in two separate weekly drawings

Week One:  Five (5) winners will be randomly selected on or about 3 PM EST on Sunday 2/7/16 from among all eligible entries received from the start of the Entry Period through 11:59 AM EST on 2/7/16.

Week Two:  Five (5) winners will be randomly selected on or about 3 p.m. EST on Sunday 2/14/16 from among all eligible entries received during the entire Entry Period (12:00 PM EST on 2/1/2016 through 12:00 PM EST on 2/14/2016) .

Each Drawing will be conducted by a representative of Sponsor, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received during the specific periods.  Prizes will be awarded and potential winners will be notified by mention and/or direct message on Instagram. Prizes are nontransferable and no cash substitution is allowed except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to award prizes of equal or greater value if advertised prizes are unavailable. Limit one prize per entrant during the Sweepstakes.

  1. GENERAL RULES: Taxes, related to the prizes are the winners’ sole responsibility, if applicable. Prize winners may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (where legal) within five (5) 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, image, photo, sobriquet 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 will be declared to be made by the authorized account. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the Instagram account associated with the submitted entry. 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, obscene 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, misdirected or damaged entries due to internet services providers service, weather, 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 Sweepstakes 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 entries received prior to cancellation. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
  1. ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry who have or open an account on Instagram . All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Employees and families of 800-FLOWERS INC. (“Sponsor”) their subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates and related companies, advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate families are ineligible. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.
  1. WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners, visit the Winners Section from approximately 2/16/16 through 3/16/16.
  1. SPONSOR & ADMINISTRATOR: The Sponsor and Administrator of this Sweepstakes are 800-FLOWERS, INC., One Old Country Road, Suite 500, Carle Place, NY 11514.
  1. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: NEITHER 800-FLOWERS, INC., 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.
  1. GOVERNING LAW & VENUE: THE NEW YORK COURTS (STATE & FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE SWEEPSTAKES 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 COUNTY, NEW YORK.

Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with   Instagram.  By entering entrants release Instagram from any and all liability with regards to the Sweepstakes.

 

© 2016 800-FLOWERS, INC.

Winner’s Section 

@lmj_ycj

@demsails

@shadow62310

@malkomes1

@stuartlittle76

@gillhurst

@sofigali

@littlegreycoats

@disneymom917

@dgmomx