Philips Beauty Holiday Sweepstakes Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

 

Promotion may only be entered in or from the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. Entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. This Promotion is governed exclusively by the laws of the United States. You are not authorized to participate in the Promotion if you are not located within the United States.

 

1. Start/End Dates
Promotion Period: Promotion begins at 8:00 am ET on December 1, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59 pm ET on January 4th, 2018. A winner will be chosen a week following each giveaway.

 

2. Eligibility. Participation is open only to legal residents of the fifty United States, the District of Columbia, who are 18 or older as of date of entry. Void outside of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law. Employees, officers and directors of Philips Personal Health, a division of Philips North America LLC (“Sponsor”), and their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, manufacturers or distributors of promotion materials and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees, officers and directors are not eligible to enter. You are not authorized to participate in the Promotion if you are not located within the United States or the District of Columbia. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

 

3.     To Enter:

 

There are two (2) methods of entry per weekly giveaway. 

 

To Enter via Facebook: Entrant must: (i) Leave a comment and answer the question of the week and/or tag a friend in the comment section (ii) log onto their Facebook account; (iii) visit facebook.com/PhilipsBeauty.us; and (iiii) find the weekly Sweepstakes post on Philips Beauty’s Facebook page and comment by answering the question in the comments section under the post to receive one (1) entry into Sweepstakes. Entrant will need to have a valid Facebook account in good standing at time of entry and at time of prize fulfillment in order to enter Sweepstakes via this method. Entrant can open a Facebook account for free by registering with www.facebook.com. Entrant must not use more than one (1) Facebook account to enter Sweepstakes. If an entrant is suspected of using multiple Facebook accounts to enter Sweepstakes, any entries received by such means will be void. Entrants must be in compliance with the Facebook Terms and Conditions and accept the Facebook Privacy Policy. Message and data rates may apply if entrant enters Sweepstakes via mobile device.

           

To Enter via Instagram: Entrant must: (i) Follow @philipsbeautyus on Instagram and follow the instructions in the post to answer the question of the week and/or tag a friend in the comment section. (ii) log onto their Instagram account; (iii) visit Instagram.com/PhilipsBeautyUs; and (iiii) find the weekly Sweepstakes post on Philips Beauty’s Instagram page and comment by answering the question in the comments section under the post to receive one (1) entry into Sweepstakes. Entrant will need to have a valid Instagram account in good standing at time of entry and at time of prize fulfillment in order to enter Sweepstakes via this method. Entrant can open an Instagram account for free by registering with www.instagram.com. Entrant must not use more than one (1) Instagram account to enter Sweepstakes. If an entrant is suspected of using multiple Instagram accounts to enter Sweepstakes, any entries received by such means will be void. Entrants must be in compliance with the Instagram Terms and Conditions and accept the Instagram Privacy Policy. Message and data rates may apply if entrant enters Sweepstakes via mobile device.

 

How to enter each week on Facebook:

 

December 1, 2017: For this week’s entry: Leave a comment in the comment section with your favorite holiday tradition. Giveaway ends December 7 at 11:59pm EST and the winner will be notified on this week’s giveaway post on December 8, 2017.

December 8, 2017: For this week’s entry: Leave a comment in the comment section and let us know the best gift you ever received. This week’s giveaway ends December 14 at 11:59pm EST and the winner will be notified on this week’s giveaway post on December 15, 2017.

December 15, 2017: For this week’s entry: Leave a comment in the comment section sharing what you love most about this time of year and tag a friend in your comment. This week’s giveaway ends December 21 at 11:59pm EST and the winner will be notified on this week’s giveaway post on December 22, 2017.

December 22, 2017: For this week’s entry: Leave a comment in the comment section telling us your favorite holiday food and share a link to the recipe if possible. Giveaway ends December 28 at 11:59pm EST and the winner will be notified on this post on December 29, 2017.

December 29, 2017: For this week’s entry: Leave a comment in the comment section and let us know what you’re looking forward to in 2018! Giveaway ends January 4, 2018 at 11:59pm EST and the winner will be notified on this week’s giveaway post on January 5 2018.

 

How to enter each week on Instagram:

 

December 1, 2017: For this week’s entry: Step 1: Follow us on Instagram @philipsbeautyus Step 2: Leave a comment in the comment section of the giveaway post with your favorite holiday tradition. Giveaway ends December 7 at 11:59pm EST and the winner will be notified on this week’s giveaway post on December 8, 2017.

December 8, 2017: For this week’s entry: Step 1: Follow us on Instagram @philipsbeautyus Step 2:  Leave a comment in the comment section and let us know the best gift you ever received. This week’s giveaway ends December 14 at 11:59pm EST and the winner will be notified on this week’s giveaway post on December 15, 2017.

December 15, 2017: For this week’s entry: Step 1: Follow us on Instagram @philipsbeautyus Step 2: Leave a comment in the comment section sharing what you love most about this time of year and tag a friend in your comment. This week’s giveaway ends December 21 at 11:59pm EST and the winner will be notified on this week’s giveaway post on December 22, 2017.

December 22, 2017: For this week’s entry: Step 1: Follow us on Instagram @philipsbeautyus Step 2:  Leave a comment in the comment section telling us your favorite holiday food is. Giveaway ends December 28 at 11:59pm EST and the winner will be notified on this week’s giveaway post on December 29, 2017.

December 29, 2017: For this week’s entry: Step 1: Follow us on Instagram @philipsbeautyus Step 2: Leave a comment in the comment section and let us know what you’re looking forward to in 2018. Giveaway ends January 4, 2018 at 11:59pm EST and the winner will be notified on this week’s giveaway post on January 5, 2018.

 

There is a limit of one (1) entry per person per entry method (1 entry on Facebook + 1 entry on Instagram per weekly giveaway). There is a limit of one (1) Prize per person. If it is suspected that an entrant submits more than one (1) entry per method, only the first entry received will be considered. In the event of a dispute over who submitted a winning entry, the “authorized account subscriber” of the Facebook or Instagram account, as applicable, used to participate in Sweepstakes at the actual time of entry, will be deemed to be the entrant. It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to notify the Sponsor in writing if the entrant changes his or her Facebook or Instagram account during the Sweepstakes Period. The “authorized account subscriber” for Facebook and Instagram is defined as the natural person who is assigned an email address associated with the applicable account. In the event a winning account selected is a joint account, a total of one (1) Prize will be awarded in the name of the first-named account holder. Proof to Sponsor’s satisfaction of being the authorized account subscriber may be required by Sponsor. 

 

There will be a total of 10 winners during the Promotion Period. Over the course of the promotion, five (5) entrants will be selected to win a Philips VisaPure Advanced Electric Facial Cleanser on Facebook and five (5) entrants will be selected to win a Philips VisaPure Advanced Electric Facial Cleanser on Instagram.

 

4.     Limit: Each entrant may post to win an unlimited number of times over the Promotional period. The number of time(s) entered will not impact chances of winning. If you post updates to or receive updates from facebook.com via SMS from your wireless phone, your wireless-service provider may charge you for each text message you send and receive. Please consult your wireless-service provider regarding its pricing plans. You must be an active holder of a Facebook account to be eligible to enter this Sweepstakes. All terms and conditions of Facebook and Instagram apply. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same Facebook or Instagram account. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different Facebook or Instagram accounts, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant's entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any Facebook account, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register at facebook.com will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.

 

All entries become the sole and exclusive property of the Sponsor and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, postage-due, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. By entering the Promotion, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Promotion.

 

5. Random Drawing/Odds. The winners will be selected a week following each giveaway using a random name generator. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. By entering the Promotion, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Promotion.

 

6. Prizes

During the course of the promotion period, ten [10] Prizewinners will receive [1] Philips VisaPure Advanced Electric Facial Pore Cleanser. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the prize: $199.99

 

Prizes are non- transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. In the case of unavailability of any prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All expenses not specifically listed herein are the responsibility of the winners.

 

7. Notification. The selected winners will receive a Facebook or Instagram comment from Philips Beauty US on their post stating that they have won the giveaway a week following each giveaway (Week 1 winners will be notified: December 8, 2017, Week 2 winners: December 15, 2017, Week 3 winners: December 22, 2017, Week 4 winners: December 29, 2017, Week 5 winners: January 5, 2018). Winners will receive direction to send Philips Beauty US a Direct Message on Facebook or Instagram with his/her personal email address and mailing address. Philips will reply in confirmation and will continue to ask for necessary credentials by contacting the winners through their email addresses. The potential winners will be required to respond to the Direct Message within 72 hours of receipt. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. If any potential winner is considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Affidavit of Eligibility and/or Liability/Publicity must be signed by his/her parent or legal guardian. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to complete and respond to the direct message within the required time period, if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if any potential winner rejects his/her prize or in the event of noncompliance with these Promotion rules and requirements, such prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to another selected entrant. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.

 

8. Conditions. BY PARTICIPATING, ENTRANTS AND WINNER AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, FACEBOOK, AND THEIR ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, PARTNERS, REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS, FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, FOR LOSS, HARM, DAMAGE, INJURY, COST OR EXPENSE WHATSOEVER INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR DEATH WHICH MAY OCCUR IN CONNECTION WITH, PREPARATION FOR, TRAVEL TO, OR PARTICIPATION IN PROMOTION, OR POSSESSION, ACCEPTANCE AND/OR USE OR MISUSE OF PRIZE OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY PROMOTION-RELATED ACTIVITY AND FOR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, INVASION OF PRIVACY, COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT, TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT OR ANY OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY-RELATED CAUSE OF ACTION. Any and all federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners. Participation in Promotion and acceptance of prize constitutes each winner’s permission for Sponsor to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, picture, portrait, voice, biographical information, and/or any statements made by each winner regarding the Promotion or Sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this Promotion in any way shall be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible if Promotion cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism.

 

9. Additional Terms. Any attempted form of entry other than as set forth above is prohibited; no automatic, programmed; robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. Sponsor, its affiliates, partners and promotion and advertising agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, web site, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Promotion, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Promotion or downloading any materials in this Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Promotion should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Promotion. In such case, Sponsor may select the winners from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion or web site. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Promotion or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives.

 

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

 

10. Use of Data. Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants online, in accordance with its privacy policy. Please review the Sponsor’s privacy policy at http://www.usa.philips.com/privacypolicy. By participating in the Promotion, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy.

 

11. List of the Winners. To obtain the list of the selected winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by January 31th 2018 to: Bjorn Folkers, Philips, 1600 Summer Street, 5th Floor, Stamford, CT 06905.

 

12. Sponsor.  Philips Beauty, a division of Philips Personal Health, a division of Philips North America LLC.

Philips Personal Health, 1600 Summer Street, Stamford, 06905.

 

13. No Affiliation with Facebook or Instagram. The sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook or Instagram.