Handmade Valentine Contest Terms & Conditions
No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase does not improve your changes of winning. Void where prohibited by law.
1. Promotion Description
The 'Valentine Card Contest' begins on 1/14/22 at 12:00 PM CST and ends on 2/14/22 at 11:59 PM CST (the "Promotion Period"). By participating in the Contest, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Paper Source, Inc ("Sponsor"), which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the giveaway. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Contest.
Open to legal residents of United States (excluding Puerto Rico). Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Sponsor and their respective parents, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (collectively, the "Promotion Entities"), and members of their immediate families and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, are ineligible to enter the Contest or win a prize.
3. Winner Selection
There will be one winner in the contest. Finalists will be selected based on the creativity and craftsmanship of their handmade card by panel of judges appointed by the Promoter. The winner will be selected based on community voting on Instagram. The winner will be notified by direct message on Instagram within 48 hours of the contest closing. Potential winners must accept a prize by email as directed by Sponsor within 24 Hours of notification. Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable will result in prize forfeiture. Potential prize winners may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, and a Publicity Release (collectively "the Prize Claim Documents"). No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor.
1 winner will receive (1) $250 Paper Source Gift Card (approximate retail value: $250) for the First Place Card, as determined by community voting.
Only one prize per person and per household will be awarded. Gift cards and gift certificates are subject to the terms and conditions of the issuer. Prizes cannot be redeemed for cash or substituted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described in these Official Rules is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The ARV of the prize represents Sponsor's good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items.
Prize will only be awarded and/or delivered to addresses within United States (excluding Puerto Rico). All federal, state and/or local taxes, fees, and surcharges are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.
Enter the Contest during the Promotion Period online by posting your submission to Instagram per the contest guidance provided.
Automated or robotic Entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. Internet entry must be made by the entrant. Any attempt by an entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods, including, but not limited to, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will void that entrant's Entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification as set forth below. All Entries must be posted by the end of the Promotion Period in order to participate. Sponsor's database clock will be the official time keeper for this Contest.
7. Limitation of Liability
Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Contest. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any misdirected or lost mail, or any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay of operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating downloading materials in the Contest. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, then Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. In such event, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, perform the random drawing from among all eligible Entries received prior to or after such cancellation, suspension, or modification.
In the event of a dispute concerning who registered to participate in the Contest, the registration will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the Instagram account. A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the Instagram account. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor's satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible.
8. Winner's List
To obtain a copy of any legally required winners list or a copy of the Official Rules, send the applicable request and a self-addresses, stamped, #10 envelope to Paper Source, Inc cc: Valentine Card Contest at 125 S. Clark St., 15th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603. Request must be received no later than 1 month for the name of the winner and, by the end of the promotion, for a copy of the rules.
The Contest is sponsored by Paper Source, Inc, 125 S. Clark St., 15th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603, firstname.lastname@example.org.
10. Instagram Disclaimer
Entrants should understand that this promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram.