Budget Blinds says "Thank You" to their 100,000 Facebook "Likes"

Official Rules

THE “Budget Blinds’ 100,000 Facebook Likes Thank You” SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The “Budget Blinds’ 100,000 Facebook Likes Thank You” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: The “Budget Blinds Spring Break” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, age 18 or older at the time of entry. Void outside this geographic area, and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of Budget Blinds (the "Sponsor") and its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, and franchisees of Sponsor and its affiliates and their respective employees are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
ENTRY: To enter visit http://contest.io/c/dui5auqc and follow all entry instructions to complete the entry form in its entirety and submit (“Online Entry”). Online entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period. Online Entries are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

Limit: One (1) Online Entry per person regardless of whether entrant has more than one email address. All Online Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Additional Online Entries may be earned through each unique successful referral.
RANDOM DRAWING: Three (3) winners will be selected at the end of the Sweepstakes Period in a random drawing from all eligible Online Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The drawing will be performed by an independent agent of the Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters related to this Sweepstakes.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Prize winners will be notified by email and/or phone and requested to confirm their mailing address within 48 hours via return email. Prizes will be sent to the address provided via email within 4-6 weeks of winner being verified. If a prize winner does not confirm their mailing address within 48 hours, they forfeit their prize and the Sponsor will redraw a new winner.

Prize winners will be required to sign and return, within seven (7) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, a W-9 Form and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, "the Releases"). These releases will require the Winner to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the sole purpose of tax reporting, as required by law. The prizes will be awarded within approximately 45 days after the winner is verified.
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 Affidavit/Release on minor’s behalf. If 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 may be selected in a separate random drawing.

PRIZE/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS: Three (3) prizes will be available to be won at the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Each of the three (3) prize packages includes an in-home consultation by representative selected by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Each of the three (3) winners have a choice of up to $1,500 in selected Signature Series® window coverings by Budget Blinds®, delivery and installation; Approximate Retail Value of each prize (“ARV”): $1,500. Total value of all prizes available to be won: $4,500.

Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee either express or implied by Sponsor. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Winners are responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance. In-home consultation is subject to availability.

Prize winners must participate in the consultation on the date and time mutually agreed upon with the Sponsor or such portion of the Prize will be forfeited and no additional compensation will be provided in lieu thereof. The in-home consultation has no retail value, and if this prize component is not available and/or cannot be awarded for any reason, the remaining elements of the Prizes shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor’s prize obligation to Prize winners and no additional compensation will be awarded on account of non-performance of the in-home consultation. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Released Parties (as defined below) disclaim all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of the prize accepted by the winner. The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules.

Odds of winning a prize will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received for each Weekly Period.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: Winners are responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. 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. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Prize is only redeemable at Budget Blinds.

GENERAL: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor and its affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (the “Released Parties”), from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the Sweepstakes, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
Although subsequent attempts to enter on a given day 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 wireless telephone number, will be disqualified.
If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes termination. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by the Sponsor due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for incompatibility of entrant’s hardware, software or browser technology.
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the email address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an email 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 may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof that such party is the authorized account holder of the wireless phone 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, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (ii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. 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 Sponsor and the independent sweepstakes administrator, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) 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.
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 SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of California. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of California. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.
THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.
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, or other information or goods offered by its marketing partners. Personal information collected from online entrants, are subject to the Privacy Policies, which can be found at http://www.budgetblinds.com/privacy-policy/.
OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see http://contest.io/c/dui5auqc or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by Wednesday, May 28, 2014, to: The “Budget Blinds’ 100,000 Facebook Likes Thank You” Sweepstakes Official Rules Request, Budget Blinds, Inc. 1927 N. Glassell St. Orange, CA 92865.
WINNER CONFIRMATION: For a written confirmation of the winner (available 72 hours after the Sweepstakes Period has ended), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than 06/28/14), to: The “Budget Blinds Spring Break” Sweepstakes Winner Confirmation Request, Budget Blinds, Inc. 1927 N. Glassell St. Orange, CA 92865.
SPONSOR: Budget Blinds, Inc. 1927 N. Glassell St. Orange, CA 92865.

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