Sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by Instagram, nor is Instagram associated with this Sweepstakes in any way. By entering, you acknowledge that Instagram bears no responsibility for this promotion and you acknowledge that Instagram bears no liability whatsoever in connection with this promotion. You understand that you are providing information to the Sponsor and not to Instagram. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes must be directed to the Sponsor, and not to Instagram. Instagram is a registered trademark of Instagram, Inc.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win the sweepstakes. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning.
Sweepstakes starts at 9am EST on August 17, 2016, and ends on August 20, 2016 at 9pm EST (the "Entry Period"). The Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, all participants agree to be bound by the terms and conditions herein. Certain restrictions may apply.
To enter the sweepstakes, follow @theesteeedit on Instagram and post your selfie and tag #theesteeedit or visit the photo booth at the Estee Edit event at Toronto Eaton Centre and tag #theesteeedit (“Entry Site”). You may be asked to provide your name, complete address, telephone number, date of birth and e-mail address. A limit of 1 entry per valid Instagram account via the entry site will be accepted during this sweepstakes. All entries on the site must be received by 11:59PM on August 20, 2016.
Entry must be made by the entrant, only at the Entry Site. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other Internet web site or email address, including but not limited to commercial Sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes. The use of any device to automate the entry process is prohibited.
The sponsor of this Sweepstakes The Estee Edit (the “Sponsor”).
The “Win a $500 Sephora Giftcard at the Estee Edit event at TEC” ("Sweepstakes") is open only to those legal residents of Toronto, Ontario 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry and who meet the eligibility requirements. The officers, directors, employees, contractors, and agents of the Sponsor and its advertising and promotion agencies (collectively "Promotion Entities") and the immediate families and those living in the same household of any of the above, are not eligible. All Federal, state and local rules and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
Prize(s) consists of the following: A $500 gift card to Sephora. Approximate retail value of the prize is $500 CAD.
The odds of winning a prize are determined by the total number of eligible entries received. All prizes are awarded "as is" with no guarantee, either express or implied. If by reason of a printing, typographical, administrative or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these official rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available in the prize category in question. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded. The prize will be shipped to the winner at the expense of the Sponsor.
4 winner(s) (one per day from August 17, 2016 – Aug 20, 2016 inclusive) will be selected by random drawing on August 22nd, 2016) and potential winners will be notified by Instagram Direct Message and will be required to correctly answer an unaided, time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question. Winner may be required to execute and return required notarized Affidavit of Eligibility/ Release of Liability within 30 days of notification. Once executed Affidavit of Eligibility/ Release of Liability is received, winner has two months to claim the prize package. Failure to respond to notifications, return all required forms within 30 days or comply with any other provision may result in the winner being disqualified and an alternate winner selected. If a prize notification or a prize is returned as undeliverable for any reason, a potential winner cannot be contacted, does not answer the math question, declines the prize or does not comply with these Official Rules, the potential winner will be disqualified and the applicable prize will be awarded to an alternate winner selected randomly from among remaining eligible entries. Prizes are not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash. All decisions are final. All Federal, state and local tax liabilities are the responsibility of the winners.
Entrants release and waive any claims they may have against Promotion Entities for any and all injuries, claims, damages, losses, costs, or expenses of any kind (including without limitation attorney's fees) resulting from acceptance, use, or misuse of any prize or parts thereof, or participation in this Sweepstakes.
If for any reason, this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, or if this Sweepstakes or any web site associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper playing of the Sweepstakes and processing of entries in accordance with these rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in the Sponsor's sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Sweepstakes or any portion thereof. In the event this Sweepstakes is cancelled, the Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a random drawing to award all remaining prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect online entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation. If such cancellation, termination, modification, or suspension occurs, notification will be posted at the Entry Site. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and/or civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Where a dispute arises about who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the name appearing on the entry.
The Promotion Entities and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations and advertising and promotional agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human errors; technical malfunctions; failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions or defects of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, providers, or software, including without limitation any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes; inability to access the Entry Site; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; data that is processed late or incorrectly or is incomplete or lost due to telephone, computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on telephone lines or the Internet or any web site (including the Entry Site) or for any other reason whatsoever; printing or other errors; any entries which are late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, illegible, or any combination thereof.
For an official list of winners, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the Sweepstakes name in the subject line.