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Cosmo Sweeps : Ann Taylor

School Us In Style Challenge Sweepstakes


OFFICIAL RULES


NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

 

A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. WINNERS WILL BE CHOSEN AT RANDOM.

 

By entering the School Us In Style Challenge Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes"), you agree to comply with and be bound by the following Official Sweepstakes Rules. If you do not agree with the Official Rules in their entirety, you are not permitted to enter the Sweepstakes.

 

ELIGIBILITY: THE SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, WHO ARE 18 OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. Employees of AnnTaylor, Inc. ("Sponsor"), Cosmopolitan Magazine and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and their immediate family members (defined as spouse, siblings, parents and children) and/or those living in the same household (whether related or not) of each are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable United States federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. The information provided will only be used for the purposes of this Sweepstakes and as otherwise permitted by Sponsor's privacy policy, which is available at http://www.anntaylor.com/privacy.



HOW TO ENTER: To enter, visit your school's sign up page and sign-up to receive email communications from Ann Taylor by completing the online entry form in its entirety. Sweepstakes entries must be received between 12:01 AM Eastern Time ("ET") on Saturday, October 18, 2014 and 11:59 PM ET on Sunday, October 26, 2014 (the "Entry Period") to be eligible. Entries are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to privacy policies of the Sponsor, which are available at http://www.anntaylor.com/privacy.

 

LIMIT: One (1) entry per person, regardless if entrant has more than one email address. Although subsequent attempts to enter may be received, only the first complete entry received from a particular entrant will be eligible; subsequent attempts by the same person to enter, including entries submitted with an alternate email address, will be disqualified. All entries and requests become Sponsor's property and will not be returned or acknowledged.

 

By entering the Sweepstakes you are agreeing to subscribe to Ann Taylor e-mails.

 

PRIZES & APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE ("ARV")/ODDS: One (1) grand prize winner will receive one (1) $500 USD Ann Taylor gift card.
Total ARV: $500 USD.

 

Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received.



Ann Taylor gift cards are not redeemable for cash and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Gift card usage is subject to the complete gift card terms and conditions at https://www.anntaylor.com/gift-cards. Ann Taylor gift cards may be subject to other terms and conditions applicable to Sponsor's gift cards.

 

WINNER SELECTION, NOTIFICATION AND QUALIFICATION: The potential winner will be selected from all eligible entries by a random selection process, which will be conducted after the close of Sweepstakes on October 27, 2014.

 

The Potential winner will be notified within fourteen (14) business days from end of Sweepstakes by e-mail and will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release ("Affidavit/Release"). The Affidavit/Release must be completed and returned by November 14, 2014, or an alternate winner will be selected. Prize will be shipped within approximately fourteen (14) business days after receipt and verification of completed Affidavit/Release. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or if an Affidavit/Release is returned as undeliverable or if a selected potential winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing.

 

PRIZE CONDITIONS: If a potential winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner's parent or legal guardian who will be required to execute an Affidavit/Release on the minor's behalf. If the Affidavit/Release is returned as undeliverable or if the selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected.

 

No substitutions are permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Prize may not be exchanged. Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize is non-assignable and non-transferable except to a surviving spouse. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute other alternate, similar forms of prize disbursement. Winner is responsible for applicable United States federal, state, local, and income taxes associated with winning the prize. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the sole responsibility of winner.

 

Entry and acceptance of the prize constitute permission to use a winner's entry, name, prize description, hometown, photograph, likeness, video and statements for posting online, advertising and promotional purposes without further compensation, except where prohibited by law. Subject to the terms and conditions provided herein, the prize is guaranteed to be awarded.

 

By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that any information provided by entrant to Sponsor may be used by Sponsor as permitted under Sponsor's privacy policy, available at http://www.anntaylor.com/privacy.


GENERAL: By participating, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding. Entrants agree that they release the Sponsor, any parent company, affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each such company, from all claims and liability relating to their participation, acceptance and use of the prize. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or receipt or use of the prize. Sponsor and businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents have not made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to the prize, including, without limitation, to the prize's quality or fitness for a particular purpose. The Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the advertising for the Sweepstakes, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible if Sweepstakes cannot take place or if the prize cannot be awarded due to cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war (declared or undeclared), natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism, riot or civil disturbance, satellite or equipment failure, federal, state, provincial or local government law, order or regulation, public health crisis, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not within Sponsor's control (each a "Force Majeure" event or occurrence).

 

In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person 18 years of age or older who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, mobile phone provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof that such party is the authorized account holder of the email account associated with the entry. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, telephone line, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry or email information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof or any other reason beyond Sponsor's control; (ii) any injury or damage to persons or property, including but not limited to death, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of the prize. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Behavior which is intended to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or which is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, or any failure to comply with these Official Rules, may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person engaging in such behavior to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from the Sweepstakes any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules; and (ii) cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes without any liability if any fraud, virus, tampering, bugs, unauthorized intervention, technical failures or other factor beyond Sponsor's control impairs the administration, functioning, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in their sole discretion, and withdraw the online and/or wireless method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winner from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal. Inclusion in such random drawing shall be each entrant's sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances. If a winner is found to be ineligible or in violation of these Official Rules (including, but not limited to, for the reasons set forth above) after the prize has been awarded, such winner will be disqualified and their prize claim voided.

 

By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that any information provided by entrant to Sponsor may be used by Sponsor as permitted under Sponsor's privacy policy, available at http://www.anntaylor.com/privacy.

 

SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR INCOMPATIBILITY OF ENTRANT'S HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR BROWSER TECHNOLOGY WITH SPONSOR'S HARDWARE, OR SOFTWARE OR BROWSER TECHNOLOGY.

 

LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

 

APPLICABLE LAWS AND JURISDICTION: This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable United States federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of New York, USA without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. By participating, entrants agree that any and all disputes arising out of or relating in any way to this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually, and without resort to class action, exclusively by a state or federal court located in New York, New York, USA. Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of New York and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State of New York. All judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket damages (excluding attorneys' fees) associated with participation in this Sweepstakes and shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages.

 

PRIVACY: By entering and providing the required entry information, entrants acknowledge that the Sponsor may also send information, samples or special offers it believes may be of interest to entrant. Personal information collected from online entrants is subject to the Sponsor's Privacy Policy, which can be found at http://www.anntaylor.com/privacy.

 

REQUEST FOR WINNERS LIST: For confirmation of the prize winners' names, send a self-addressed stamped envelope, to be received by November 17, 2014 to: School Us In Style Challenge Sweepstakes List Request, Attn: Ann Taylor E-mail Marketing Team, 7 Times Square, New York, NY 10036.

 

OFFICIAL SPONSOR: AnnTaylor, Inc. (7 Times Square, New York, NY 10036).

 

Void in Puerto Rico, outside the United States and wherever else prohibited by law.

 

Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes should be sent via e-mail or mail to: social_media@AnnTaylor.com or Ann Taylor E-mail Marketing Team, 7 Times Square, New York, NY 10036.

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