THE ANN TAYLOR $1,000 GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. WINNER WILL BE CHOSEN AT RANDOM.
By entering the Ann Taylor $1,000 Gift Card Giveaway (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.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 AM Eastern Time ("ET") on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on Sunday, April 30, 2017 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). The Sponsor's database clock will be the official timekeeper for the Sweepstakes.
HOW TO ENTER:There is one (1) method of entry.
To enter, visit http://www.anntaylor.com/shoppingspree and sign-up to receive email communications from Ann Taylor by completing the online entry form in its entirety and submit (the "Entry"). Entries must be received between 12:01 AM Eastern Time ("ET") on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 and 11:59 PM ET on Sunday, April 30, 2017 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.
PRIZES & APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE ("ARV")/ODDS: One (1) Grand Prize winner will be awarded one (1) $1,000 Ann Taylor gift card. Total ARV of prize is: $1,000.
Odds of winning depend on the 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: The Sweepstakes is under the administration of the Administrator, an independent advisor of the Sponsor whose decisions are final.
One (1) potential winner will be selected by random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Potential winner will be notified by email on or around Thursday, May 4, 2017 and will be requested to verify his/her eligibility by signing and returning, within five (5) days of this formal notification by Administrator, an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability Waiver, a W-9 Form and, where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, "the Releases"). Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner being selected. Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state, or local income taxes associated with winning the prize. Winner will be required to furnish his/her social security number for the sole purpose of preparation of any tax forms as required by law.
SECOND CHANCE DRAWING: A prize that has not been claimed or has been forfeited due to causes, including, but not limited to, ineligibility of potential winner or returned email, will be included in a Second Chance Drawing for such unclaimed prize. The Second Chance Drawing will be conducted in a random drawing on or around May 10, 2017 from among all eligible entries received. Potential Winners selected in any Second Chance Drawing will be contacted within approximately 48 hours after such Second Chance Drawing.
The potential Second Chance Winner, if any, will be notified by email and will be requested to verify his/her eligibility by signing and returning the Releases, within five (5) days of this formal notification by Administrator. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. Winners are responsible for all applicable federal, state, and local income taxes associated with winning the prize.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: If a 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 and return the Releases on minor’s behalf. If the Releases are 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 in the Second Chance Drawing.
Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize is non-assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prize and no exchange or substitution of prize, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.
The prize will be awarded within 8-10 weeks of winner being verified.
Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
GENERAL: By participating, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, 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. Winners assume 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 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, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor and/or Administrator may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor and/or Administrator 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; or (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 and/or Administrator in their sole discretion, and withdraw the online 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 winners 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.
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 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 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. Entrants hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non conveniens or lack of personal jurisdiction that they may have. 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.
OFFICIAL RULES: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see http://www.anntaylor.com/shoppingspree, or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by May 10, 2017, to: The Ann Taylor $1,000 Gift Card Giveaway Official Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
WINNERS LIST: For confirmation of the prize winner’s name and city of residence, send a self-addressed stamped envelope, to be received by June 5, 2017 to: The Ann Taylor $1,000 Gift Card Giveaway Winners List Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
INDEPENDENT SWEEPSTAKES ADMINISTRATOR: The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co. (625 Panorama Trail Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625-0466).
OFFICIAL SPONSOR: AnnTaylor, Inc. (7 Times Square, New York, NY 10036).
Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes should be sent via e-mail or mail to: Hanna Kim (Hanna_Kim@anninc.com), 7 Times Square, New York, NY 10036.
The Ann Taylor $1,000 Gift Card Giveaway is offered, operated by AnnTaylor, Inc. and is administrated by the US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co.
Void in Puerto Rico, outside the United States and wherever else prohibited by law.