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1-800-FLOWERS.COM® 2018 #MadeMeSmile Sweepstakes Official Rules

May 15, 2018

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 AND WHO HAVE OR OPEN A FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM OR TWITTER ACCOUNT AS OF THE DATE OF ENTRY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

    1. ENTRY PERIOD:
      The 1-800-FLOWERS.COM® 2018 #MadeMeSmile Sweepstakes (hereinafter the “Sweepstakes”) begins on April 1, 2018 at 12:01 a.m. EDT and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on December 31, 2018 (the “Entry Period”).
    2. ENTRY PROCESS: 

2.1   How to Enter:   Three (3) Ways to enter

    1. Facebook: Go to the 1-800-FLOWERS.COM® Facebook page located at https://www.facebook.com/1800flowers?fref=ts click on the #Mademesmile tab and completely fill out the entry form and upload a photo of one of our truly original gifts you received during the Entry Period.
    2. Instagram: Take a picture of one of our truly original gifts you received during the Entry Period and post it on Instagram with the handle @1800flowers and the hashtags #Mademesmile & #Sweepstakes
    3. Twitter: Take a picture of one of our truly original gifts you received during the Entry Period and post it on Twitter with the handle @1800flowers and the hashtags #Mademesmile & #Sweepstakes

Limit six (6) entries per person. Two entries per person, per entry method.  Entrants must have or open an account on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter in order to participate in the Sweepstakes. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts are free and can be opened at Facebook.com, Instagram.com and Twitter.com respectively. 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.

2.2  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 grant any and all necessary rights and licenses provided herein, 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.

2.3   Entry Content Restrictions: 

      1. The Entry must be a picture you took of the gift you received. Picture may be of just the gift or you and the gift without any other individuals in it;
      2. 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;
      3. The Entry must not disparage Sponsor or any other person or party affiliated with the Sweepstakes;
      4. 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
      5. Entry must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where Submission is created.

3. PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (“ARV”):
Nine (9) Winners in total. One winner each month will each receive a Visa gift card for $500 USD
The ARV of each prize is $500 USD. The Total ARV of all prizes is $4,500 USD

4. WINNER SELECTION:
A winners will be selected within fourteen (14) after the end of each calendar month (April 2018 – December 2018) in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period through the applicable calendar month 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 from the start of the Entry Period through the applicable calendar month. Non-winning entries will be carried over to the subsequent monthly drawings. Prizes will be awarded and potential winners will be notified by email. 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.

5. 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 winner releases 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 prizes. 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 Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account of the entrant. 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.

6. 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 date of entry who have or open an account on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

7. WINNERS LIST:
For the name of the winners visit www.1800flowers.com/saythanks between approximately 5/14/2018 through 2/14/2019.

8. SPONSOR & ADMINITRATOR: 
The Sponsor and Administrator of this Sweepstakes are 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, INC., One Old Country Road, Suite 500 Carle Place, New York 11514.

9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: 
NEITHER 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, INC., THEIR AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, OR AFFILIATED COMPANIES, 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 PRIZE SET FORTH HEREIN.

10. 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 COUNTY, NEW YORK.

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

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