Family Dollar Fabulous Spring Sweepstakes

Official Rules

Family Dollar Fabulous Spring Sweepstakes
Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. BY ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES (DEFINED BELOW) YOU EXPRESSLY OPT IN TO RECEIVE EMAIL FROM SPONSOR (DEFINED BELOW), WITH SPECIAL OFFERS/PROMOTIONS (“PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS”). ENTRANTS (DEFINED BELOW) CAN OPT OUT OF RECEIVING PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS AT ANY TIME.

DATES OF SWEEPSTAKES: The “Family Dollar Spring Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 a.m. Easter Time (“ET”) on February 27, 2015 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on March 30, 2015 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal U.S. residents residing in the United States and the District of Columbia, (excluding residents of Alaska, Hawaii, Oregon, Puerto Rico, and Washington) who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (the “Entrant”). Employees and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings or spouse, regardless of where they live) or persons living in same household (whether related or not) of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (the “Sponsor”) and each of its respective parent companies, divisions, affiliates, contractors, subsidiaries, distributors, sales representatives, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes including, but not limited to National Sweepstakes Company, LLC (the “Independent Administrator”) are not eligible to participate. Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void in Alaska, Hawaii, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Washington and where restricted or prohibited by law. Persons who have previously won a contest, sweepstakes or promotion of any kind sponsored or otherwise associated with Sponsor within the thirty (30) calendar days immediately preceding the start of this Sweepstakes are ineligible to participate or win a Prize (as defined in the “Prizes” section of these Official Rules).

TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to earn Entries into the Sweepstakes as further described below; (a) the initial entry (“Initial Entry”); and (b) bonus entries (each, a “Bonus Entry”). All Entrants must first obtain an Initial Entry into the Sweepstakes prior to earning Bonus Entries.

Initial Entry (Required): Limit of one (1) Initial Entry per person during the Sweepstakes Period. Visit http://blog.familydollar.com/fabulous (the “Website”) and click on the “Family Dollar Spring Sweepstakes” button to access the official Sweepstakes entry form (“Entry Form”). Then, complete the Entry Form in its entirety by submitting your full name (including your first and last name), telephone number (including area code) and your email address. Upon clicking the “Enter Sweepstakes” button, Entrants will receive one (1) Initial Entry into the Sweepstakes.

Bonus Entries (Optional): There are two (2) ways to earn Bonus Entries into the Sweepstakes as outlined below. Regardless of the method(s) used to obtain Bonus Entries into the Sweepstakes, the maximum number of Bonus Entries an Entrant can receive is five (5).

(a) Sharing the Sweepstakes via Social Networks:
• Recommend/Share on Facebook®: If desired, click the “Recommend” or “Share” icon/button to recommend or share the Sweepstakes on your Facebook® page.
• Recommend/Share on Twitter®: If desired, click the “Tweet” icon/button to share the Sweepstakes on your Twitter® page.

Entrants will receive one (1) Bonus Entry into the Sweepstakes when a referred friend (the “Friend”) either; (a) enters the Sweepstakes via a Facebook® “Recommendation” or “Share”; or (b) enters the Sweepstakes via the Twitter® “share”.

IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO RECEIVE BONUS ENTRIES, THE FRIEND(S) WHO LEARNED OF THE SWEEPSTAKES VIA ANY OF THE SOCIAL NETWORK REFERRALS LISTED ABOVE MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND MUST ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES BY FOLLOWING THE STEPS TO RECEIVE AN INITIAL ENTRY. IF A REFERRED FRIEND DOES NOT ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES BY FOLLOWING THE STEPS TO RECEIVE AN INITIAL ENTRY, OR IF HE/SHE IS NOT ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES NO BONUS ENTRIES WILL BE AWARDED TO YOU FOR THAT FRIEND.

(b) Without Sharing the Sweepstakes via Social Networks: To receive Bonus Entries into the Sweepstakes without sharing the Sweepstakes via social networks, visit www.mysav.in/FDFabSweeps and complete the Bonus Entry Form in its entirety including your first name, last name, address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, date of birth, and email address. The press the “Submit” button in order to receive one (1) Bonus Entry into the Sweepstakes.

The use of any agencies or automated software to submit Entries will void all Entries submitted by that person. Any attempt by an Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different identities, and/or any other methods will void that Entrant’s Entry and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Initial Entry the entry will be deemed submitted by the person in whose name the email account (provided at time of entry) is registered (“Authorized Account Holder”).The Authorized Account Holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email account by an entity responsible for assigning email addresses. Potential Prize Winners (defined below) may be required to show proof of being the Authorized Account Holder. No mechanically or programmatically reproduced Entries are permitted. Sponsor will not confirm receipt of Entries for Entrants. All Entries submitted become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, or damaged Entries. By entering, each Entrant; (a) represents that he/she is at least eighteen (18) years of age and otherwise eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes; and (b) fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and legally binding in all respects. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook® or Twitter®. Entrants understand that the information being provided at point of entry is being provided to the Sponsor solely, and not to Facebook® or Twitter®.

WINNING: There will be one (1) random drawing held on or about March 31, 2015. For the drawing, one (1) grand prize winner (the “Grand Prize Winner”) and three (3) first prize winners (each, a “First Prize Winner”) will be selected at random from among all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. For purposes of these Official Rules, the Grand Prize Winner and First Prize Winners will be collectively referred to as “Prize Winners”. Odds of being selected as a Prize Winner depend upon the total number of eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The random drawing will be conducted by the Sponsor whose decisions are based upon their sole discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules and are final and binding in all respects.

NOTIFICATION: The potential Prize Winners will be notified by the Sponsor within five (5) business days of the random drawing (the “Notification”). Notifications will be sent via email to each potential Prize Winner’s email address (as provided via the Entry Form). Upon Notification, potential Prize Winners will be required to submit to Sponsor, their complete contact information (including his/her first name, last name, address, city, state, zip code, and date of birth) for Sponsor to verify eligibility and ship the respective Prize (as defined in the “Prizes” section below). Sponsor will make two (2) attempts to reach potential Prize Winners via the Notification. In the event the Sponsor cannot reach a potential Prize Winner via the Notification after two (2) attempts have been made, or if it is determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, that a potential Prize Winner is not eligible in accordance with these Official Rules, an alternate Prize Winner will be selected at random from among all remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. In such case, the alternate Prize Winner will be notified as outlined above. The Prize Winners will each receive their respective Prize (defined in the “Prizes” section below) within six (6) to eight (8) weeks from the date in which the verification via the Notification is complete.

PRIZES:
Grand Prize: One (1) grand prize (“Grand Prize”) will be awarded to the Grand Prize Winner inclusive of; (a) a Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (7-Inch, White); (b) one (1) gift box inclusive of products from Sponsor and Sponsor’s partners; and (c) a virtual beauty session with a Sponsor selected vlogger.. The total approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $280.
First Prizes: One (1) first prize (each, a “First Prize”) will be awarded to each First Prize Winner inclusive of; one (1) gift box inclusive of products from the Sponsor and Sponsor’s partners, having an ARV of $110 each. There will be three (3) First Prizes awarded. The total ARV of all First Prizes to be awarded is $330.
For purposes of these Official Rules, the Grand Prize and the First Prizes shall collectively be referred to as “Prizes”. The total ARV of all Prizes to be awarded in the Sweepstakes is: $610. No substitution or cash alternative will be provided for any Prize. Sponsor will not replace a lost, mutilated or stolen Prize. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize with a prize of comparable or greater value if Prize should become unavailable for any reason. Prizes are not transferable prior to award. The Prizes consist only of the items specifically listed as part of the Prize descriptions. Prize Winners agrees that the Prizes are being provided “as is”, and the Released Parties (as defined in the “Release” section below) make no warranty, representation or guarantee regarding a Prize, including but not limited to its quality, condition, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Prize Winners must look solely to the manufacturer of a Prize for any such warranties or guarantees, if any. Name of prize manufacturers are used solely for the purposes of identification of the Prizes. No endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or approval of prize manufacturers is intended or implied by such use. The Prize Winners consent (and agree to sign any additional documents required by Sponsor to formalize, effect or perfect such consent, except where prohibited by law) to Sponsor’s use of his/her name, likeness (photograph and/or video), biographical information, and voices in advertising/publicity/trade without compensation, notice or approval; and, each Prize Winner disclaims any ownership rights of such advertising/publicity/trade material (TN residents will not be required to sign a publicity release). No more than the number of Prizes set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded. Limit of one (1) Prize per person/household.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and conduct the Sweepstakes in a manner which in its sole discretion is fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules. Notice of such action by Sponsor will be posted to the Website. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the Prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify or reject any incomplete, inaccurate or false entry. ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW, AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. SPONSOR'S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THESE PROVISIONS.
RELEASE: By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Facebook, Inc., Twitter, Inc., and each of their respective officers, directors, managers, employees, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, members, shareholders, insurers, servants, divisions, predecessors, successors, representatives, distributors, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, including the Independent Administrator, consultants and legal advisors (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt, redemption or use of any Prize.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a); unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or as it pertains to the Sweepstakes; (b) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (c) any injury or damage to persons or property (including but not limited to Entrant's wireless device, or mobile phone) which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes; (d) any printing or typographical errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials (if applicable); (e) stolen, lost, late, misdirected, corrupted, incomplete, or indecipherable entries or the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, wireless device carrier networks or Internet Service (as applicable); (f) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, mobile device, cable, network (including Entrant’s particular wireless device carrier network), hardware or software; (g) Entrant’s inability to connect to his/her particular mobile device carrier network for any reason, including due to poor carrier reception and/or signal strength at any particular location (if applicable); and (h) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, wireless device carrier networks or Internet service. All federal, state and local regulations apply.
*USE OF DATA / ENTRANTS PERSONAL INFORMATION/PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS: Information collected from Entrants is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policies, located at http://www.familydollar.com/termsofuse.aspx. By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy and hereby agree to: (a) Sponsor's collection and usage of their personal information in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy policy; and (b) receive Promotional Materials from Sponsor. To unsubscribe to Promotional Materials at any time, click the “Unsubscribe” link found in the body of the Family Savings Email.
WINNER’S LIST/RULES REQUEST: For the name of the Prize Winners or a copy of these Official Rules, please submit a self-addressed, stamped envelope for receipt no later than April 30, 2015 to “Family Dollar Spring Sweepstakes”, PO Box 560, Milford, IA 51351 (please specify “Winners List” or “Rules Request” on the outside of the envelope).
SPONSOR: Family Dollar Stores, Inc., 10401 Monroe Road, Matthews, NC 28105. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook® orTwitter®. Facebook® is a registered trademark of Facebook, Inc. and Twitter® is a registered trademark of Twitter, Inc.

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Google. You understand that you are providing your information to the owner of this contest and not to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Google.

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