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- NO PURCHASE OR OTHER CONSIDERATION IS NECESSARY TO ENTER AND WILL NOT IMPROVE THE CHANCE OF WINNING.
- Eligibility: To enter, you must (a) be 18 years of age or older, (b) be a legal resident of the United States and one of its fifty states or the District of Columbia, and (c) not be an employee, officer or director of Helzberg Diamonds or any of its affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies, or other person or entity involved in the development, production, administration or fulfillment of the Helzberg Diamonds’ Hint Like You Mean It Sweepstakes (this “Sweepstakes”), or an immediate family member of any such person. Helzberg Diamonds and all above-identified affiliates, entities and individuals are collectively referred to in these Official Rules as “Helzberg Diamonds and Affiliates”.
- Entry: The entry period (the “Promotion Period”) begins January 20, 2015 and ends at 12:00 p.m. (noon) CST on February 14, 2015. To enter, during the Promotion Period, either (a) go to https: //www.helzberg.com/sweepstakes and electronically submit all required information in the online entry form, including, without limitation, your first and last name, email address and zip code of your home address; or (b) complete an official entry form at any Helzberg Diamonds retail store and deposit it in a sweepstakes deposit box of the store, which submitted information must include, without limitation, your first and last name, home address and email address. Only one entry per person will be accepted. To constitute a valid entry, you must meet the eligibility requirements in 2 above and your entry must comply with the applicable entry requirements in this Section 3 and be received by Helzberg Diamonds during the Promotion Period. All late, lost, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, undelivered or destroyed entries are invalid entries, regardless of the person responsible or cause, including, but not limited to, any problem or technical malfunction of any computer online system or server or technical problem or traffic congestion on the Internet or at our website. Helzberg Diamonds reserves the rights to, at its sole discretion, cancel, suspend and/or modify this Sweepstakes or these Official Rules or disqualify any individual or entry for purposes of protecting the integrity of this Sweepstakes or addressing changes in business operations or other circumstances, to the extent allowed under applicable law. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Helzberg Diamonds as the sponsor.
- Drawings; Prizes: On or about March 7, 2015, Helzberg Diamonds will randomly draw one Grand Prize Winner and one First Prize Winner from among all valid entries received nationwide from online and all stores combined during the Promotion Period (the “Drawing”). The prizes for Grand Prize Winner and First Place Prize Winner are as follows:
Grand Prize Winner: A $1,000 Helzberg Diamonds gift card
First Place Prize Winner: A 14K white gold STARRA diamond pendant containing 1 Princess Cut diamond weighing approximately .21C TW (IJ/I1-I2) and including 14K white gold 18-inch box chain, having a verified retail value of $549.99
Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash or substitution and cannot be refunded or exchanged except at the sole discretion of Helzberg Diamonds. The Helzberg Diamonds gift card is redeemable at any Helzberg Diamonds retail store but cannot be used for purchases from Helzberg Diamonds’ online store. Prize winners are responsible for any and all federal, state and local taxes, fees and other government assessments on the awarded prizes. Helzberg Diamonds has the sole authority to determine the prize winners and its decisions are final and binding in all respects.
- Odds: The odds that a valid entry will be selected in the Drawing are two out of the total number of valid entries received nationwide from all stores. The maximum number of entries and the exact odds cannot be determined.
- Claiming Prizes; Alternate: The winners will be notified by email. To claim a Grand Prize, the tentatively selected prize winner must (a) respond as directed by email within seven days of the date of first notice of award; and then (b) complete, sign and return as directed to Helzberg Diamonds within thirty days after the date of the first notice of award, Helzberg Diamonds’ form of Prize Acceptance Agreement that includes an affidavit of eligibility (including proof of eligibility upon request), waiver of liability, and publicity authorization and release plus an IRS Form W-9 (collectively, the “Acceptance Documents”). To claim a First Place Prize, within seven days of the date of first notice of award, the tentatively selected prize winner must acknowledge by reply email acceptance of the prize and of the related terms of acceptance, including a grant of publicity rights and waiver and release of liability (the “Acceptance Email”). If a prize winner fails to timely respond or comply with these requirements, or if Helzberg Diamonds determines a tentatively selected prize winner ineligible after review of the Acceptance Documents or Acceptance Email, as applicable, then such prize winner will be disqualified. If any tentatively selected winner is disqualified for any reason, Helzberg Diamonds will award the prize, as applicable, to an alternate winner selected by random drawing consistent with the above Drawing terms. If Helzberg Diamonds is unable to award any prize(s) after making reasonable attempts, such prize(s) will remain un-awarded unless otherwise prohibited by law. Final selection as a winner is subject to verification of compliance with the eligibility and entry requirements outlined in these Official Rules.
- Grant of Rights; Waiver and Release: By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant (a) grants to Helzberg Diamonds an irrevocable, perpetual, unrestricted and worldwide right to use entrant’s name and likeness in its advertising and promotional materials, regardless of the type of media, the content of the advertisement or promotion, or the manner of publication, broadcast or distribution (including, without limitation, Internet) and (b) agrees (i) to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Helzberg Diamonds; (ii) to release and hold harmless Helzberg Diamonds and Affiliates from any and all losses, damages, claims and actions of any kind arising from this Sweepstakes or from the acceptance, possession or use of any awarded prize, including, without limitation, claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy; (iii) that Helzberg Diamonds may send to such entrant marketing, advertising and promotional materials to the email address provided in the Sweepstakes entry; (iv) that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes or the prizes shall be governed by the law specified in 9 below and shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in Clay County, Missouri, and entrant hereby consents to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for purposes of any such action; and (v) that Helzberg Diamonds is not responsible for and cannot be held liable for unauthorized human intervention, technical errors, printing errors, mail delays, or any other errors in the administration of this Sweepstakes.
- Applicable Law and Geographic Area: Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of Missouri without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rule of any jurisdiction. This Sweepstakes is void outside the United States and where prohibited by law.
- Sponsor and Winners List: The name and address of the sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Helzberg’s Diamond Shops, Inc. , and the address of its headquarters is 1825 Swift Avenue, North Kansas City, Missouri 64116. You may obtain the name of the prize winners by sending a request (identifying this particular Sweepstakes) to the above address, together with a stamped, self-addressed #10 envelope.