NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
ELIGIBILITY: Only legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older are eligible to enter. Not open to employees, officers or directors (or to members of the immediate family or household of any employees, officers, or directors) of Midley, Inc., dba PurseBlog and Neiman Marcus Group, Inc. (“Sponsor”), or any of its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, or any advertising or promotion agencies involved in this Sweepstakes promotion (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”). Eligibility may be verified at any time. The National Handbag Day Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins on October 10, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on October 13, 2013 at 2:59 p.m. ET (the “Sweepstakes Period”). The Sponsor’s database computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules.
HOW TO ENTER: Visit www.purseblog.com (the “Website”) and follow instructions to complete the entry process with the information requested. You may also be given the option to choose to receive promotional messages from the Sponsor; however, your election to do so is optional and will not affect your chances of winning. All entries must be received by the end of the Sweepstakes Period in order to participate. Proof of submission is not proof of receipt. Normal time, toll, connection, and usage rates, if any, charged by your Internet Service Provider may apply. Entries generated by script, macro, or other automated means are void. Sponsor expressly reserves the right to disqualify any entries that it believes in good faith are generated by an automated program or via scripts or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. By participating, all entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: The winner(s) of the Sweepstakes will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. The random drawing will be conducted on or about October 16, 2017. The potential winner(s) will be notified by direct message and/or mail and/or email using the contact information given at the time of entry. Sponsor shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. If a potential winner does not respond within seventy-two (72) hours hours after the first notification attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. If any potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines a prize for any reason prior to award, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. Each potential winner may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, (where legal) a Publicity Release, and such other documentation as the Sponsor may reasonably request, including, but not limited to, a Form W-9 (collectively, “Prize Claim Documents”). If any eligible winner is not of legal age of majority in his or her state of residence (a “minor”), at Sponsor’s option, the applicable prize either may be awarded in the name of parent or legal guardian of winner, or parent or legal guardian of winner may be required to ratify and sign all Prize Claim Documents. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding with respect to all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
PRIZES/ODDS: One $1,000 Neiman Marcus Gift Card. Total value $1,000.
No cash alternative or prize substitutions or transfers will be allowed, except in Sponsor’s discretion; Sponsor may award a substitute prize of comparable or greater value if any prize listed becomes unavailable for any reason. Winners are responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and for any other fees or costs associated with acceptance or use of any prize. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Sweepstakes is open to over 100 million internet users in the United States.
GENERAL: Acceptance of a prize constitutes winner’s permission for Sponsor to use winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and address (city and state) for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation except where prohibited by law.
No responsibility is assumed for (a) any damage to an entrant’s computer system which is occasioned by accessing the www.purseblog.com, its affiliated websites, or otherwise participating in the Sweepstakes; (b) any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures or delays; (c) incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged, stolen, or postage-due submissions or prize notifications; (d) lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet service providers, websites, or other connections; (e) miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; (f) any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or (g) the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information.
Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual from this Sweepstakes and any other promotion offered by Sponsor who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or the Website, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the entrant, any on-line entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account from which it was sent, provided such account holder must still meet the eligibility requirements for the Sweepstakes. The authorized account holder shall be the natural person to whom the applicable email address has been assigned by the Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other unintended circumstances have impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein. If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select winner(s) in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries unaffected by the problem. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy in such circumstances.
Only the type and quantity of prizes described in these Official Rules will be awarded. If, for any reason, more bona fide winners come forward seeking to claim prizes in excess of the number of each type of prize set forth in these Official Rules, the winners, or remaining winners, as the case may be, of the advertised number of prizes available in the prize category in question may be selected in a random drawing from among all persons making purportedly valid claims for such prize(s). Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy in such circumstances.
If any provision of these Official Rules is deemed unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction for any reason, the remaining provisions shall remain enforceable to fullest extent possible.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY: Entrants (and any minor entrant’s parent or legal guardian) agree that the Sweepstakes Entities (a) shall not be responsible or liable for, and are hereby released from, any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrants’ acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize, and (b) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.
Governing Law: This Sweepstakes shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of Florida, U.S.A. without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions that would cause the law of another jurisdiction to be applied.
Litigation: Entrant further agree that, to the extend allowed by applicable law, (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to reasonable and actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, indirect or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for reasonable and actual out-of-pocket expenses. Any litigation relating to these Official Rules or the Sweepstakes shall be brought exclusively in the state or federal courts in Miami-Dade County, Florida, and entrant hereby consents and waives any objection to such jurisdiction.
WINNERS’ LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain a list of winners, available after October 17, 2017, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to PurseBlog, 757 SE 17th St, #1177, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33316, Attention: Sweepstakes. All such requests must be received by November 31, 2017. These Official Rules will be posted on www.purseblog.com.
SPONSOR: Neiman Marcus Group, Inc.