OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES FOR MARS FINE JEWELRY MIX N’ MATCH GIVEAWAY
NO PURCHASE REQUIRED TO ENTER OR WIN
Open to individuals who are at least the age of 18 at of the date of entry and are legal residents of the United States.
Employees or agents of the sponsor (Mars Jewelry Mfg DBA as MARS Fine Jewelry or the XO Group DBA The Knot / How He Asked / The Nest / The Bump et al) and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising/promotional agencies, providers, suppliers as well as their immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings and children) or those persons living in the same household of such individuals, are ineligible to enter or win.
HOW TO ENTER:
To enter, entrants must visit a participating authorized retail location. Contest entry requires entrants to take a photograph of the promotional items they would like to have entered to win (“promotional items” include styles including in the Mix n’ Match program only. No substitutions to style, color, or metal type). The entrants will need to upload the image to Instagram and tag MARS Fine Jewelry (@Marsfinejewelry), The Knot (@TheKnot). Entrants also have the option of including the Instagram handle of the participating retailer.
THE ENTRY PERIOD:
The Entry period for the Sweepstakes begins on October 1, 2018, 12:00 AM US Eastern Standard Time (EST) and ends on March 3rd, 2019 11:59 PM EST (the "Entry Period").
Number of Winners: 4
Description of Prize: Winner(s) will receive the promotional items that they photographed and submitted via Instagram after tagging MARS Fine Jewelry (@MarsFineJewelry) and The Knot (@TheKnot).
Odds of Winning: Because this is a sweepstakes involving the random selection among Entries, your odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
- Prize does not include center stone. The winner is solely responsible for any accrued taxes and fees associated with Prize receipt and/or use. No alternative prize, cash or other substitution,
sale, auction, donation, assignment or transfer of the Prize is permitted, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the prize with another prize of comparable or greater value that will become effective upon announcement.
- PRIZE WINNERS SELECTION:
The winner(s) will be the person whose Entry is randomly selected via an automated process, from all eligible entries received, to be held after the end of the entry period. All decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding. THE POTENTIAL WINNER WILL NOT RECEIVE THE PRIZE UNTIL HIS/HER ELIGIBILITY AND IDENTITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED.
- PRIZE WINNERS ANNOUCEMENT:
The contest entry period ends on March 3rd, 2019 11:59 PM EST. Winners will be announced on Instagram and Facebook and contacted via email/direct message on Instagram. THE PRIZE WILL ONLY BE SHIPPED FROM MARS FINE JEWELRY TO THE RETAILER VISITED DURING THE CONTEST. Winners must arrange to pick-up their prize from the participating retailer.
- The 1st Prize Winner will be announced Monday, March 4, 2019.
- The 2nd Prize Winner will be announced Monday, March 11, 2019.
- The 3rd Prize Winner will be announced Monday, March 18, 2019.
- The 4th Prize Winner will be announced Monday, March 25, 2019.
- WINNER(S) LIABILITY:
The winner is solely responsible for all taxes and fees associated with Prize receipt and/or use. No alternative prize, cash or other substitution, sale, auction, donation, assignment or transfer of the Prize is permitted, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the prize with another prize of comparable or greater value that will become effective upon announcement.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, in exchange for the opportunity to enter and participate in the Sweepstakes and win the Prize, you, for yourself, your heirs, next of kin, administrators and executors, forever waive, release and hold harmless (" Release") any and all rights, claims, damages, liabilities, costs, attorneys' fees, expenses, and causes of action whatsoever ("Claims ") that you may have against the Sponsor and its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (the " Released Parties"). This Release covers, without limitation, any claims arising directly or indirectly out of your entry into and participation in the Sweepstakes, your status as an entrant, finalist and/or a potential and/or actual winner, including, without limitation, claims regarding forfeit of prizes not used by the winner as stated in Section 11 above, claims based on personal injury, death, property damage, libel, slander, defamation, invasion of privacy/publicity, portrayal in a false light and any claim relating to the Sponsor's exercise of the publicity rights you have granted to the Sponsor hereunder. Further, you hereby release the Released Parties from any third party intellectual property claims arising from or in connection with your entry. This release survives the expiration of the Sweepstakes.
Except where prohibited by applicable law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes your consent to the Sponsor's use of your name, photograph, and story for promotional purposes in perpetuity in any media, worldwide, without further payment of consideration to you and without obtaining any prior approvals.
- ENTRANTS BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES:
Entry into the giveaway constitutes your full and unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. If you are named a winner, delivery of the prize set forth in Section 11 ("Prize") is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth in these Official Rules.
If any provision of these Official Rules is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, then such invalidity or unenforceability shall not have any effect on any other provision of these Official Rules, all of which shall remain in full force and effect.