EMPRESS MIMI GIVEAWAY
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING.
1) GENERAL. By entering this Promotion, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Any violation of these rules may, at Empress Mimi’s discretion, result in disqualification. All decisions of the judges regarding this Promotion are final and binding in all respects. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. Entry into the promotion releases Instagram of any responsibility, or liability.
2) ELIGIBILITY. This sweepstakes (the "Promotion") anyone who are at least 18 years old as of the date of entry, excluding officers, directors, members, licensees, and employees of EMPRESS MIMI LINGERIE. (“Empress Mimi”) and their respective subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, the judging organization (if applicable), or any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion, and the immediate family (i.e., parents, children, siblings, spouse), and persons residing in the same household (whether related or not) who are not eligible to participate or win.
3) HOW TO ENTER. Follow @empressmimilingerie on Instagram. “Like” the Instagram post posted by Empress Mimi before the indicated deadline in the Instagram post featuring the giveaway and “tag” one or several Instagram users in the comment.
Use of computer programs and other automatic means to enter the sweepstakes is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void such entries and that entrant may be disqualified.
4) TIMING. The promotion begins on the date indicated on the Instagram post featuring the giveaway and continues until the indicated deadline. Empress Mimi may run several giveaway promotions at the same time and each will follow the rules and deadlines of the post through which you entered the Promotion. If a potential winner: (i) cannot be contacted; (ii) does not respond within seven (7) days from the date the Empress Mimi first tries to notify him/her; (iii) refuses the prize; and/or (iv) the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner forfeits all rights to win the Promotion or receive the prize, and an alternate potential winner may be selected.
5) PRIZE WINNER VERIFICATION AND PRIZE DELIVERY:
Any winner will be notified by Empress Mimi. If a potential winner does not respond within seven (7) days of the first winner notification attempt, or if their Prize notification or Prize is returned as undeliverable or unclaimed, or if such potential winner declines a prize for any reason prior to award, is found to be ineligible or cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, such potential winner may be subject to disqualification, their prize subject to forfeiture, and an alternate winner may be selected in a random drawing from all remaining eligible Entries received.
6) TAXES. All federal, state and/or local income and other taxes, if any, are the winner's sole responsibility.
7) ODDS OF WINNING. The odds of winning this Promotion depend on the number of entries.
8) NO PRIZE TRANSFER OR SUBSTITUTION. No prize or any portion thereof is transferable or redeemable for cash. Any portion of the prize that is not used is forfeited. No substitutions for prize except by Empress Mimi in its sole discretion, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted.
9) CONSENT AND RELEASE. By entering the Promotion, each entrant releases and discharges Empress Mimi, Instagram, and any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion, their parent, subsidiaries, retailers, licensees, and affiliated entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, members, shareholders, employees, independent contractors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, "Empress Mimi Entities"), from any and all liability whatsoever in connection with this Promotion, including without limitation legal claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages, demands or actions of any kind (including without limitation personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light) (collectively, "Claims").
Except where prohibited: (i) acceptance of a prize constitutes the consent of any winner, without further compensation, to use the name and likeness of such winner for editorial, advertising and publicity purposes by Empress Mimi and/or others authorized by Empress Mimi; (ii) acceptance of a prize constitutes a release by any winner of the Empress Mimi Entities of any and all Claims in connection with the administration of this Promotion and the use, misuse, or possession of any prize. If winner is deemed to be a minor under the jurisdiction of his/her residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian.
10) DISCLAIMERS. (i) Empress Mimi is not responsible for entries that are lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received, for any reason, including by reason of hardware, software, browser, or network failure, malfunction, congestion, or incompatibility at Empress Mimi’s servers or elsewhere. In the event of a dispute, entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry.
"Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet Access Provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institute) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. (ii) Empress Mimi, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the web site or otherwise attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion.
Use of bots or other automated process to enter is prohibited and may result in disqualification at the sole discretion of Empress Mimi. (iii) Empress Mimi further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Promotion if it is not capable of completion as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, force majeure or technical failures of any sort.
(i) Empress Mimi Entities are not responsible for errors in the administration or fulfillment of this Promotion, including without limitation mechanical, human, printing, distribution or production errors, and may cancel, terminate or modify this Promotion based upon such error at its sole discretion without liability. In no event will Empress Mimi be responsible for awarding more than the number of prizes specified in these rules. (v) In the event this Promotion is cancelled or terminated, pursuant to subparagraph (iii) or (iv), Empress Mimi, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein.
(ii) EMPRESS MIMI ENTITIES MAKE NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR GUARANTEES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, AS REGARDS THIS PROMOTION OR THE MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR ANY COMPONENT OF ANY PRIZE. (vii) CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, EMPRESS MIMI RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ATTORNEYS' FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
(iii) The value(s) of the prize(s) set forth in the promotional Instagram post represent Empress Mimi’s good faith determination of the approximate retail value(s) thereof; the actual fair market value(s) as ultimately determined by Empress Mimi are final and binding and cannot be challenged or appealed. In the event the stated approximate retail value(s) of a prize is more than the actual fair market value of that prize, the difference will not be awarded in cash or otherwise.
No substitution or compensation will be given for any portion of the prize that is not used. In the event that there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any of the materials of the Promotion and the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
11) APPLICABLE LAWS AND JURISDICTION. This promotion will be subject to and and construed in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom and shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the court of Great Britain.
12) SPONSORSHIP. This Promotion is sponsored by Empress Mimi Lingerie, trading as SILKARMOUR LIMITED
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