Official Sweepstakes Rules for Hobby Lobby Gift Card Giveaway on Instagram

Official Sweepstakes Rules for Hobby Lobby Gift Card Giveaway on Instagram

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE ODDS OF WINNING.

By participating in this sweepstakes and submitting your comment to enter this sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”), you (“Entrant”) accept and agree to the following Terms and Conditions:

  1. Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes runs November 7, 2019 – November 10, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EST (“Sweepstakes Period”).
  2. Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. You must comply with all Terms and Conditions. Employees, immediate family members of employees, and directors or contractors of Samaritan’s Purse, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, or Hobby Lobby are not eligible for prizes.
  3. How to Enter:
    1. Samaritan’s Purse will promote the Sweepstakes by posting on Instagram (a “Promotional Post”). Entrants must (i) “follow” @OperationChristmasChild on Instagram, (ii) “like” a Promotional Post, and (iii) post a comment tagging a friend in response to a Promotional Post (Entrant’s comment is referred to as an “entry comment”).
    2. Each entry comment must tag one (1) friend, and each entry comment may contain no more than one (1) tagged friend.
    3. You are encouraged to enter multiple times throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Each entry comment may contain no more than one (1) tagged friend.
    4. You are encouraged to repost a Promotional Post to your Instagram feed and stories to invite friends to enter, but reposting will not increase chances of winning.
    5. Entry comments must be posted visible to public.
    6. You must be the sole, original author of your entry comment.
    7. Changes may not be made to an entry comment once it has been posted.
    8. Entry comments must not contain any material that infringes another’s rights, including without limitation material that violates intellectual property rights, including without limitation copyright, privacy, publicity, or other intellectual property rights, or include trademarks, logos, insignia, location signage, photographs, artwork or sculptures, except those owned by Samaritan’s Purse. Entry comments must not include pictures or depictions of third parties, including without limitation minors, celebrities and friends who have not expressly authorized Entrant to display their image or likeness in any entry comment.
    9. Samaritan’s Purse reserves the right to hide or delete any entry comment for any reason.
  4. Intellectual Property: You retain rights to your entry comments; however, by entering the Sweepstakes, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, (a) you grant Samaritan’s Purse a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to display, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works of the entry comment, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or subsequently developed, in furtherance of Samaritan’s Purse’s non-profit purpose; (b) Samaritan’s Purse is not obligated to provide any authorship or design credit for entry comments, although it may choose to do so; and (c) Samaritan’s Purse shall not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with any uses of the entry comments.
  5. Winner Selection and Odds:
    1. One (1) winning entry comment will be selected at random by Samaritan’s Purse at the conclusion of the Sweepstakes Period.
    2. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received by the close of the Sweepstakes Period.
    3. Winner will be notified by Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Notification will be made by Samaritan’s Purse in writing via tagging the winner in an Instagram story on the official Operation Christmas Child Instagram account. The winner-notification Instagram story will request that the winner send a Direct Message to the official Operation Christmas Child Instagram account with the winner’s mailing address to claim the Prize.
    4. Samaritan’s Purse reserves the right to disqualify any entry for any reason, and winning entries will be the final decision of Samaritan’s Purse.
  6. Prize:
    1. The Prize consists of two (2) $50 Hobby Lobby gift cards. Shipping costs are included in the Prize.
    2. If no eligible entries are entered, no Prize will be awarded. Samaritan’s Purse reserves the right to make a Prize substitution in the event that force majeure events make the Prize impossible or inadvisable in the sole discretion of Samaritan’s Purse. Force majeure as used herein means acts of God, war, government regulations, disaster, strikes, civil disaster, or other events of a similar nature or force.
    3. The winner may not transfer or substitute a Prize except at Samaritan’s Purse’s sole discretion.
    4. The winner is responsible for reporting and paying all applicable federal, state, and local taxes. It is the sole responsibility of the winner to provide information to Samaritan’s Purse in order to facilitate receipt of a Prize, including completing and submitting any tax forms when necessary. It is also the sole responsibility of the winner to satisfy any applicable reporting requirements.
  7. Verification of Eligibility and Claiming of Prize:
    1. Prize award is subject to Samaritan’s Purse’s verification of the winner’s identity and eligibility.
    2. To receive the Prize, the winner must comply with instructions provided by Samaritan’s Purse in the Instagram story notifying the winner of their selection. The winner will be asked to send Samaritan’s Purse a Direct Message with their mailing address in order to receive the Prize by mail. If the confirmation email is not received by Samaritan’s Purse within five (5) calendar days of Samaritan’s Purse’s winner notification post, the Prize is forfeited. Do not include any address or personal information in your social media comments.
    3. In the event of a disqualification, Samaritan’s Purse, at its sole discretion, may award the Prize to an alternate Entrant.
  8. Sponsor: Samaritan’s Purse, 801 Bamboo Rd., Boone, NC 28607. For further information, email Samaritan’s Purse at occinfo@samaritan.org and mention “Hobby Lobby Gift Card Giveaway on Instagram” in the subject line.
  9. Release:
    1. BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, YOU RELEASE, DISCHARGE, AND HOLD HARMLESS SAMARITAN’S PURSE, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL ACTIONS, CLAIMS, EXPENSES, AND LIABILITIES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY USE OF AN ENTRY COMMENT AS AUTHORIZED BY THESE OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES.
    2. BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, YOU RELEASE, DISCHARGE, AND HOLD HARMLESS INSTAGRAM FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL ACTIONS, CLAIMS, EXPENSES, AND LIABILITIES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.
  10. Publicity: Unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, you authorize Samaritan’s Purse to use your name, social media handle, likeness, and entry comments in any media or promotional material worldwide concerning the Sweepstakes without further compensation or consideration.
  11. General Conditions:
    1. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited.
    2. Information collected from you will be subject to Samaritan’s Purse’s privacy policy.
    3. By entering the Sweepstakes, you give Samaritan’s Purse permission to contact you regarding subject matter related to the Sweepstakes as well as the ministry work of Samaritan’s Purse.
    4. Samaritan’s Purse has sole authority to interpret and apply the Official Sweepstakes Rules.
    5. Samaritan’s Purse reserves the right to amend the Official Sweepstakes Rules at any time and will post any amendments on the Sweepstakes landing page.
    6. Instagram® is a registered trademark of Instagram, LLC, which is in no way sponsoring, endorsing, administering, or associated with this Sweepstakes. Hobby Lobby® is a registered trademark of Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and is used with permission.

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