Sponsored by: Neighborly, 2003 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL, 60618 (“Sponsor”) and Fleur, Alapash, Local Goods, Steel Petal Press, Embellish ,Modern Co-op ,Andersonville Galleria, The Shops at Merz, Merz Apothecary, Squasht, Play, Enjoy, Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, Penelope’s, Sacred Art, Wolfbait, and Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Co stores all based in Chicago, IL. (“Prize Providers”)
NO PURCHASE REQUIRED TO ENTER OR WIN.
Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the Chicagoland area defined as 30.0 miles or less from the intersection of Madison St and State St in Chicago, Illinois, age 18 or older at the time of entry. Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.
Agreement to Official Rules: By participating in the Promotion, entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion.
Contest Period: defined as November 19, 2018, at 12:00 AM, CT, (Central Time) and December 18, 2018, at 11:59 PM, CT only.
To Enter: You may enter the Gift Chicago Shop Local 2018 Raffle up to three (3) times in one of two ways (a) OR (b) AND up to three (3) additional times by (c) Bonus Entries:
(a) To enter online, select a pledge image from the landing page at www.giftchicago.com/take-the-pledge on the giftchicago.com web site. Post the image with the hashtag #giftchicago on a personal social media account on the Facebook, Instagram or Twitter platforms during the Contest Period. Each post via Twitter or Instagram must be made with a public account, each post made via Facebook must be made “public” or Gift Chicago will be unable to log the entry. Each entrant must be the rightful owner (or have authorized use) of the social media account identified in the entrant’s entry as of date of entry. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner, the winner will be deemed to be the person in whose name the e-mail account governing the social media account was initially opened. Entrants must provide all information requested to be eligible to win. Incomplete, unreadable, or unintelligible entries will be disqualified.
Only one entry per person, per up to three social media platforms is permitted, up to three (3) entries total, regardless of method of entry unless otherwise specified. All entries must be received by the close of entry period. Participants may not enter with multiple social media posts on the same platform nor may entrants use any other device or artifice to enter multiple times during entry period using multiple identities. Entrants violating any of these Official Rules may be disqualified and forfeits any and all prizes won at Sponsor’s discretion.
(b) To enter by email without obligation, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to include Gift Chicago Shop Local 2018 Raffle in the subject line. All email entries must be received during the Contest Period.
No mechanically reproduced mail-in entries are allowed and any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or the like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods.
Only one entry per person, per e-mail address is permitted unless otherwise specified, and is not permitted in addition to entry method (a), only in lieu of. All entries must be received by the close of entry period. Participants may not enter with multiple email addresses nor may entrants use any other device or artifice to enter multiple times during entry period using multiple identities. Entrants submitting multiple identities or violating any of these Official Rules may be disqualified and forfeits any and all prizes won at Sponsor’s discretion.
(c) Entrants may be granted three (3) additional entries for bonus entries announced during the Contest Period. Additional rules regarding Bonus Entries will be posted here at that time.
SOCIAL MEDIA USE
Entrants are required to comply with all respective Social Media platform rules and regulations when posting on Social Media platforms and are prohibited from spamming or creating fraudulent or multiple accounts. By posting on Social Media platforms, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless Social Media platforms, their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates and related companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, 'Released Parties') from and against any and all liability. Social Media platforms and their Released Parties are in no way connected or affiliated with Gift Chicago, Sponsors or Prize Providers.
Selection of Winner: Prize winner will be randomly selected from all entries meeting the requirements of the Official Rules. Winner will be selected within 7 days following the Contest Period end date and time. The drawing will be at the Neighborly headquarters and conducted by an independent judge whose decisions are final and binding. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received.
Notification of Winners: Winner will be notified by e-mail or by social media direct messaging services within two (2) business days of the prize drawing. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of email address, social media account, or physical address of entrants. Winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility (certifying residency within the defined geographical area and that they are over the age of 18) and publicity/liability release within seven (7) days of notification. Allow 2 weeks for delivery of prizes.
If a selected Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize and/or where applicable an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release is not timely received, is incomplete or modified, prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner will be selected from remaining valid, eligible entries timely submitted. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account specified in the 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 institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. No automatically generated entries will be accepted.
Prize(s): One (1) winner will receive the Prize, defined here no later the end date of the Contest Period.
The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Winners are solely responsible for any and all federal, state, provincial and local taxes that apply to prizes. No cash or other substitution of prizes is permitted, except at the sole option of Sponsor for a prize of equal or greater value. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes.
Except where prohibited by law, by accepting any prize, Winner consents to the use of his/her name, photo and/or likeness, biographical information, winning entry and statements attributed to winner (if true) for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned.
The winner is responsible for paying any income taxes on the value of the prize received. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state, provincial and local regulations apply. All federal, state, and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winner will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the final actual value of any prize valued at $600 or more. Consult with your tax professional regarding potential tax implications. Should the ARV of the prize equal or exceed $600.00, winners shall be required to provide a Social Security Number and necessary tax form to Sponsor for issuance of a 1099 Form.
Winner acknowledges that Released Parties have not made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose. Any and all warranties and/or guarantees on a prize (if any) are subject to the respective manufacturers’ terms therefore, and Winner agrees to look solely to such manufacturers for any such warranty and/or guarantee.
Entrant releases and holds harmless the Released Parties for any liability, claims and causes of action based on defamation or violation of rights of publicity or privacy.
Employees of Sponsors and Prize Providers, their immediate family members and persons living in their same household, are not eligible to participate in the Gift Chicago Shop Local 2018 Raffle. Entry constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules & Regulations ("Official Rules"). VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
The Gift Chicago Shop Local 2018 Raffle is offered by Sponsor, Neighborly, 2003 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL, 60618, which is not responsible for late, lost, delayed, damaged, postage-due, incomplete, illegible, or misdirected entries, responses, or other correspondence, whether by e-mail or postal mail or otherwise, or for theft or destruction or unauthorized access or alterations of entry materials, phone, electrical, network, computer, hardware, software program or transmission malfunctions, failures or difficulties. By participating and winning a prize, Winner releases Sponsor, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees, sponsors, and agents, including advertising and promotion agencies, from any and all liability with respect to the Gift Chicago Shop Local 2018 Raffle or the acceptance, possession or use of any prize, including without limitation (i) any condition caused by events beyond Sponsor’s control that may cause the Gift Chicago Shop Local 2018 Raffle to be disrupted or corrupted; (ii) any injuries, losses, or damages (compensatory, direct, incidental, consequential or otherwise) of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the Gift Chicago Shop Local 2018 Raffle; and (iii) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Gift Chicago Shop Local 2018 Raffle. The Gift Chicago Shop Local 2018 Raffle’s decisions in all respects relative to the Gift Chicago Shop Local 2018 Raffle are final. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Gift Chicago Shop Local 2018 Raffle in whole or in part, in the event of fraud, technical or other difficulties or if the integrity of the Gift Chicago Shop Local 2018 Raffle is compromised, without liability to the entrant. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any winner, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
By participating in the Promotion and accepting any prize, entrants and winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor(s), their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates and related companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, 'Released Parties') from and against any and all liability whatsoever for any loss, harm, damage, injury, cause of action, claim, cost or expense (including without limitation any property damage, personal injury and/or death) arising out of or in connection with the Promotion, including without limitation participation in any Promotion-related activity and/or possession, acceptance, use or misuse of any prize.
Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of giftchicago.com or who is otherwise in violation of the Official Rules. Sponsor further reserve the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Promotion in the event the Promotion is not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, or technical failures of any kind. In the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple users having the same email account, the authorized subscriber of the email account used to enter the Promotion at the actual time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization which is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PARTICIPANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR TAMPER WITH OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT(S) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
ARBITRATION and WAIVER OF CERTAIN DAMAGES: As a condition of participating in this Promotion, entrants agree that (a) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other indirect damages, (b) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association before a single arbitrator located in Cook County, Illinois; and (c) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred including costs associated with entering this promotion, but in no event shall any award include attorney’s fees. Disputes arising from this Promotion, or any matter arising therefrom, whether direct or indirect, will be determined according to the laws of the State of Illinois, without reference to its conflict of laws principles.