NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
The Promotion is subject to and governed these Official Rules (the “Official Rules”). By entering or otherwise participating in the Promotion, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules.
The AEO & Aerie Festival Wishlist Promotion (the “Promotion”) starts at 3:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”) on 3/9/15, and ends at 11:59 p.m. EDT on 3/19/15 (the “Entry Period”) for submission of an entry, method of entry detailed below. The sponsor of the Promotion is AEO Management Co. (may be referred to as “American Eagle Outfitters”, “AEO” or “Sponsor”), 77 Hot Metal Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203.
ELIGIBILITY: Promotion is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States of America and the District of Columbia and Canada (except Province of Quebec) (collectively, the “Eligibility Area”), who as of the date of their participation into the Promotion are eighteen (18) years of age or older. Employees of Sponsor, and its affiliates, suppliers, distributors, dealers and advertising and promotional agencies and the immediate family (defined as spouse, child, parent, grandparent and sibling) and household members of such employees, whether related or not, are not eligible to receive a Prize. Void in U.S. territories and possessions, the Province of Quebec, overseas military installations and where prohibited or restricted by law. A Prize won by an individual at least eighteen (18) years of age, but considered a minor (“Minor”) in his/her legal jurisdiction of residency will be awarded in the name of the minor winner’s parent or legal guardian, who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winners set forth herein. All federal, state, provincial, and local laws and regulations apply. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant (as defined below) if it believes the Entrant has breached any of the Rules. A Minor who is 18 and otherwise eligible to participate in the Promotion must get his or her parent’s or legal guardian’s permission before entering or participating in the Promotion. The Promotion is void outside the Eligibility Area and wherever prohibited or restricted by law.
False and/or deceptive Entries or acts shall render Entrants ineligible.
HOW TO ENTER THE PROMOTION:
- During the Entry Period, create a Wanelo account if you do not already have one;
- Using American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie’s Wanelo Feed and/or AE.com, add three (3) to six (6) American Eagle Outfitters and/or Aerie products to a Wanelo collection, one of those products must include a pair of shorts;
- Create a story with only those products, using the hashtag #AEOAERIESWEEPS; and
- Fill out an entry form on the Offerpop website by providing your name, email, address, and age (collectively “Entry”, and person entering “Entrant”).
Limit: one (1) Entry per person, per day during the Entry Period.
The Sponsor’s clock will be the official timekeeper for this Promotion.
HOW TO ENTER BY MAIL: To Enter by mail, send a hand printed, self-addressed, stamped postcard to AEO & Aerie Festival Wishlist Promotion ENTRY – Marketing, 77 Hot Metal Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, listing your name, address, and phone number. All Entries must be postmarked no later than 3/19/15 and received no later than 3/23/15 to be valid. Limit one (1) Entry per postcard. Limit one Entry per person per day. No mechanically reproduced or photocopied Entries accepted.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS/CLEARANCES (ANY FAILURE TO MEET THE BELOW REQUIREMENTS MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION):
a. Content and Originality: Each Entry must not contain copyrighted material from any entity other than American Eagle Outfitters and/or Aerie, using that copyrighted material only as expressly provided above and herein. Entries containing copyrighted materials from other entities other than the Sponsor will be disqualified.
b.No Names and Likeness Used Without Permission: The Entry must not defame or invade the publicity or privacy rights of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or proprietary rights or constitute or suggest copyright infringement.
c. No Illegal, Offensive or Inappropriate Content: The Entry must not contain any content that is sexually explicit, sexually suggestive, offensive, illegal, pornographic or obscene or that features, promotes or suggests the use or abuse of drugs, alcohol, tobacco, firearms or other harmful substances or otherwise is in bad taste or is otherwise objectionable to Sponsor, as determined by Sponsor in its sole and exclusive discretion. Content must not disparage Sponsor and must be in keeping with Sponsor’s reputation and image, at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
d.Entries using macro, robotic, script, or other forms of automatic entry may be disqualified.
e. Except as expressly provided herein, Entry in this sweepstakes in no way authorizes Entrants to use Sponsor’s Intellectual Property (“AEO IP”). AEO IP includes without limitation patents, copyrights, trade secrets, designs, trademarks (including service marks), trade dress and other similar intellectual property which may exist anywhere in the world, whether registered or unregistered, and all applications and registrations with respect to any of the foregoing. Entrants are prohibited from using any AEO IP in urls, on websites, or for any other use. All rights reserved.
PRIZE AND ITS APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): five (5) prizes consisting of one (1) USD $250 dollar AEO/Aerie gift cards (Total approximate retail value of all the available prizes, 5 Gift Cards, is USD $1,250.00). If any Winner is 18 but under the age of majority in his/her state/province of residence (a “Minor”), his/her Prize may be awarded his/her parent or legal guardian (“Parent”).
Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize or any portion thereof of comparable or greater value at any time in its sole discretion. No prize may be sold, bartered, endorsed, transferred, exchanged or modified in any way by the Winner. If awarded, the prize will be awarded without any warranty of any kind. No more than the stated number of Prizes herein will be awarded, and if, due to human error, computer error, seeding or other errors, there are more prize claims received than the prizes offered, only the five prizes listed shall be awarded via a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect prize claims submitted.
GRANT OF RIGHTS: Entries become the property of the Sponsor. By submitting your Entry, you grant Sponsor the right to use, publish, and display your submitted Entry, name and Wanelo username in any media. Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt. If there is a dispute as to the identity of Participant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized Wanelo account holder associated with the winning Entry. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the Wanelo account is assigned. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected Entry will be deemed ineligible.
In the event of a potential Canadian winner, the potential Canadian winner will be required to answer a timed mathematical question.
RANDOM DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION: Five (5) potential winners for the Promotion (each a “Potential Winner”) will be selected from the collective Entries received during the Entry Period via a random drawing conducted by Sponsor within 7 days of the end of the Entry Period (the “Drawing”). The Potential Winners need not be present to win, and will be contacted by Sponsor within 7 days of the Drawing via email, phone or other method, to obtain additional information needed to verify the eligibility of the Potential Winners and send him/her a prize after she/he is confirmed. If a Potential Winner does not respond within 2 days from such contact, an alternate Winner will be drawn and notified. Once the Potential Winner’s eligibility is verified, he/she will be confirmed as a winner (“Winner”). In the event there are fewer Entries than Prizes, Sponsor may award fewer than 5 prizes commiserate with the number of actual Entries for the Promotion.
ODDS OF WINNING: The odds of winning depend on the total number of Entries.
GENERAL RULES: The Potential Winner (or parent/legal guardian if Potential Winner is over 18 but is a minor in his/her state of residence) may be required to provide proof of age and contact information via a scanned copy of their government issued ID within two (2) business days or the prize may be forfeited and alternate Winner will be selected. Each Winner may also be required to sign, notarize, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (except where prohibited by law) and provide any additional information that may be required, or prize may be forfeited. The Winner will be sent his/her prize at mailing address provided or via email at Sponsor’s sole determination. If a Potential Winner is over 18 but a minor in his/her state/province of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of such Potential Winner’s parent or legal guardian. Applicable taxes or surcharges related to the prize are the sole and exclusive responsibility of Winner. Return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and alternate Winner may be selected. Sponsor shall have no liability for any Winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a Potential Winner for any reason. Winning is contingent on fulfilling all requirements set forth in these Official Rules. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use Winner’s names, Entry, username, likenesses, photographs, voices, opinions and/or hometown and states/provinces for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration except where prohibited by law. Sponsor, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, agents, employees, and its vendors assume no responsibility or liability for damages, losses or injury resulting from acceptance or use/misuse of prize. Any fees, duties, or tariffs required to accept delivery of any prize is the sole responsibility of Winner. Sponsor’s failure to or decision not to enforce any provision in these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision.
The Potential Winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the Wanelo account associated with the winning Entry. If the Promotion is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including but not limited to, due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical or internet failure, human error or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the Entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion and award the prize from among all eligible Entries received prior to cancellation or termination. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for incomplete, misdirected, damaged, lost, or for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone or Internet failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Promotion which may limit the ability to participate or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the Entries in this Promotion. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for any typographical error in the printing of these Official Rules, administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of the prize. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for damages to user’s system occasioned by participating in the Promotion or downloading any information to participate in the Promotion. 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, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law. All Federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the prize recipient. No groups, clubs or organizations may participate in this offer or reproduce or distribute any portion of these Official Rules or marketing to its members.
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Promotion if fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity of the Promotion, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Proof of attempting to participate in the Promotion is not considered proof of completion of such. False and/or deceptive Entries or acts shall render Entrants ineligible. Sponsor may change, cancel, or modify the Promotion or these Official Rules at any time without prior notice.
The Sponsor, its subsidiaries, parents and affiliates and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents (collectively, “Releasees”) are not responsible for: human error; technical malfunctions; failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions or defects of any computer equipment, servers, providers, or software, theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries; store visits, website visits or prize claims that are late or incorrect or incomplete; any requests which are late, lost, stolen, misdirected, mutilated or postage due; or any combination thereof.
The laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania apply to and govern these Rules, the Promotion, the Entry and any and all claims relating in any way to the Promotion must be raised and resolved exclusively in the Federal or state courts located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY: By submitting a Entry or otherwise participating, you understand and agree: (i) to be bound by these Official Rules and by all applicable laws and the decisions of Sponsor which shall be binding and final; (ii) to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with respect to these Official Rules; (iii) to waive all of your rights to bring any claim, action, or proceeding against any of the Releasees in connection with the Promotion; and (iv) to release, indemnify, and hold harmless Releasees from any liability (including, but not limited to, liability for defamation, libel, slander, invasion of privacy, infringement of publicity or any intellectual property rights, any property loss, damage, personal injury, bodily injury, death, expense, accident, delay, inconvenience or irregularity, and any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive or exemplary damages of any kind even if the Releasees have been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages), costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable outside attorneys’ fees) that may arise in connection with: (a) the Promotion or any information provided by you in connection with the promotion, including but not limited to any Promotion-related activity or element thereof, and the entrant’s playing of the Game, the receipt of marketing messages, participation or inability to participate in the Promotion or in any parts thereof, (b) the violation of any third party privacy, personal, publicity or proprietary rights, (c) typographical errors in these Official Rules or any Promotion-related promotional materials, (d) acceptance, possession, defects in, use, misuse or inability to use a prize (or any component thereof), (e) any change in the prizing (or any components thereof) due to unavailability, or due to reasons beyond the Sponsor’s control, including but not limited to by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not such action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened or actual terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause, or as otherwise permitted in these Official Rules, (f) any interruptions in or postponement, cancellation, or modification of the Promotion, (g) human error, (h) incorrect or inaccurate transcription, receipt or transmission of any part of the Game Play/Entry (including, without limitation, the Game Play/Entry information or any parts thereof), (i) any technical malfunctions or unavailability of the Online Site, Email Address or Short Code or any telephone network, computer online system, computer timing and/or dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, or Internet service provider, or mail service utilized by any of the Releasees or by an entrant, (j) interruption or inability to access the Promotion, the Online Site, Email Address or Short Code or any other Promotion-related web pages or text messaging (in either direction), or any Internet online service or cellular service (as applicable) due to hardware or software compatibility problems, (k) any damage to entrant’s (or any third person’s) computer or wireless device (as applicable) and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of the Promotion, (l) any lost/delayed data transmissions (in either direction), omissions, interruptions, defects, and/or any other errors or malfunctions, (m) any late, lost, stolen, mutilated, misdirected, illegible, delayed, garbled, corrupted, destroyed, incomplete, undeliverable or damaged Game Plays/Entries, (n) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of the Releasees, or any of their agents or employees, and/or (o) cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carrier(s), or other transportation companies, hotel(s), or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same, (p) lost, stolen, damaged, delayed, or misdirected baggage or (q) lost, late, stolen, misdirected, damaged or destroyed prizing (or any element thereof). The Winner hereby acknowledges that the Releasees have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any express or implied warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to a prize or any component thereof.
OFFICIAL RULES/WINNER’S LIST: For a copy of these Official Rules or an official Winner’s List, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Marketing – Official Rules or Winner’s List (please specify which), AEO & Aerie Festival Wishlist Promotion, 77 Hot Metal St., Pittsburgh, PA 15203. Residents of Vermont and Canada may omit return postage on their request.
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