Remodelista + Blu Dot Giveaway: Official Rules


Remodelista + Blu Dot Giveaway




ELIGIBILITY: Remodelista and Blu Dot Giveaway (“Giveaway”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, CANADA (EXCEPT QUEBEC), AND THE UNITED KINGDOM, 18 years of age or older. Void Where Prohibited. Employees (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of Remodelista, LLC. (“Sponsor”), and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies and advertising and promotion agencies and fulfillment providers are not eligible to enter or win. By entering your email address you agree you would like to be subscribed to the Remodelista Daily Email and receive occasional marketing emails from Blu Dot. You will have the opportunity to unsubscribe at any time, immediately, once you receive your first email. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and Remodelista’s Privacy Policy and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Giveaway. Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.


GIVEAWAY PERIOD: The Giveaway begins at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on June 23, 2015 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on July 14, 2015 (“Giveaway Period”).


TO ENTER: During the Giveaway Period, to enter, visit and follow the directions provided in the “Enter to Win: $1,000 Gift Card from Blu Dot” post and provide your email address in the “Enter Your Email Address” module at the end of the post (“entry”). Entry must be in English, and comply with Remodelista’s Privacy Policy. You can enter once during the Giveaway Period: The Giveaway begins at 8:00 a.m. PT on June 23, 2015 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on July 14, 2015. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. PT on July 14, 2015 to be eligible. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process are void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.


DRAWING: One (1) potential winner will be chosen at random on or about July 16, 2015 from all eligible entries received. The odds of winning are based on the number of eligible entries received for the applicable drawing. The decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Giveaway.


WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified by email and by notice on the “Enter to Win: $1,000 Gift Card from Blu Dot” post page on July 16, 2015 and may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within seven (7) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, a potential winner is not in compliance with these rules, or Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner selected for the drawing at issue. If a potential winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, prize may be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winners set forth herein.


PRIZE: A digital gift certificate worth $1,000.00 USD for use in person at Blu Dot stores or online at The Blu Dot gift certificate is subject to terms and conditions specified by issuer. Winner will be given a code to enter during check-out at for an online purchase or in person at Blu Dot stores. Value of gift certificate will be deducted at the point of purchase. The $1,000.00 gift certificate cannot be applied to tax, shipping charges, or prior sales. The gift certificate cannot be exchanged for cash or credit.The gift certificate cannot be combined with other offers or coupons. The gift certificate may have an expiration date as specified by issuer. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer prize, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize with one of comparable or greater value. Winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.


PUBLICITY GRANT: Winner, by acceptance of a prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes (including, but not limited to, announcing winner’s name on the website) without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, in any manner, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval.


LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered or garbled comments, up-votes or emails; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Giveaway, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Giveaway, the processing of entries, tabulation of up-votes, the announcement of the prize or in any Giveaway-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveaway. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Giveaway or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Giveaway or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Giveaway (or any portion thereof) should any portion of the Giveaway be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries. If terminated, Sponsor may, at its discretion, select the potential winner from all eligible, non-suspect entries and/or up-votes received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor, its parent, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies and fulfillment providers, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize or participation in this Giveaway. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.




DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to an action at law for damages, and in no event will entrant be permitted to obtain attorneys’ fees or other legal costs; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.


PRIVACY: By entering, each entrant agrees that any information collected in connection with this Giveaway may be used by Sponsor in accordance with its Privacy Policy.