Garnier SkinActive Rating & Review Sweepstakes Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Garnier SkinActive Rating & Review Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") begins at 9:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on April 15, 2016 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on May 14, 2016 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The computer clock of Sponsor is the official time-keeping device in the Sweepstakes.

1. Eligibility

The Sweepstakes is open only to residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of Sweepstakes registration. Anyone under the age of majority in their state, (eighteen (18) in most states, nineteen (19) in Alabama and Nebraska, and twenty-one (21) in Mississippi) at the time of entry must also have the consent of one of his or her parents or legal guardian, and a parent or other legal guardian must agree to the enforceability of these official rules. Employees, officers and directors of Garnier USA and its subsidiaries (the “Sponsor”), Realtime Media LLC, their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, contest, fulfillment and marketing agencies, collectively, “Sponsor and Sweepstakes Parties”) their immediate families (parent, child, sibling & spouse and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same households as such individuals (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, participants release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor and Sweepstakes Parties, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, advertising and Sweepstakes agencies and the respective officers, directors, employees and agents of each of the foregoing, from any and all damages whether direct or indirect, which may be due to or arise out of participation in the Sweepstakes or any portion thereof, or the acceptance, use/misuse or possession of any prize. By participating, you agree to these Official Rules and to the decisions of the judges and Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Void where prohibited by law, rule or regulation. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

2. How to Participate

To participate, visit http://garnierusa.com/clearlybrighter (the “Web Site”) during the Sweepstakes Period. To enter, complete the sign up registration form with your true and correct information in the required fields (required fields nclude: Full Name, Zip Code, Country, E-Mail Address and Birth Date). Registering for an account is free. Once signed up and logged in, leave a review for a featured product by clicking ‘Leave a Review’ and complete the review form and click ‘Submit’. You must check the “The review was submitted as a sweepstakes entry” box in the Write a Review Section. A review must meet the “Requirements of Entries/Reviews” found below to be eligible. All eligible consumers who submit a product review will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes Entry”). Limit of one (1) Sweepstakes Entry per person, per email address, per day throughout the Sweepstakes Period.
ALTERNATE MEANS OF ENTRY: To enter without writing a review, hand-print your full name, full mailing address, email address, phone number, and birth date on a plain 3x5 inch paper. Mail your completed entry to Realtime Media, Attn: Garnier SkinActive Rating & Review Sweepstakes Entry, 200 Four Falls Corporate Center, Suite 100, Conshohocken, PA 19428. Each entry must be mailed separately in a hand-addressed, stamped envelope. No photocopied or mechanically reproduced entries will be accepted. No responsibility is assumed for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, misdirected or postage-due entries. No responsibility is assumed for (i) technical, electronic, telephone, hardware, software or network, computer or data transmission errors, malfunctions or difficulties of any kind or (ii) any incorrect data contained in any sweepstakes entry. Mail-in entries must be postmarked no later than May 14, 2016 and received by May 23, 2016 to be eligible for the drawing. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged.

3. Requirements of Entries/Reviews
  1. (i) must be truthful and accurate;

  2. (iii) must be based on actual use of the product referenced;

  3. (iv) may not include any exaggerated product claims or criticisms of third party products;

  4. (v) may not be inappropriate, offensive, libelous or defamatory, pornographic, unlawful or plagiarized, or abusive as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion;

  5. (vi) may not defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person or infringe upon third party rights;

  6. (vii) must not be harassing, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, profane, obscene, excessively violent, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or offensive in any way, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion;

  7. (viii) may not contain commercial or corporate advertising, including logos, brand names, and slogans, other than those relating to Sponsor;

  8. (ix) may not violate or encourage others to violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation;

  9. (x) all entries submitted are the property of the Sponsor; and

  10. (xi) if found to be in violation of these rules will be disqualified and therefore removed from the Sweepstakes;

By submitting a Sweepstakes Entry, entrant hereby grants permission for the Sweepstakes Entry to be posted on Maybelline New York and its affiliates, branded websites and social platforms. Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Sweepstakes Entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Sweepstakes Entry. Entrants agree that they will not use the Entry for any other purpose, including, without limitation, posting the Sweepstakes Entry to any online social networks, without the express consent of Sponsor in each instance.

4. Drawing & Odds of Winning

On or about May 16, 2016, thirty four (34) potential prize winners will be selected in an electronic, randomized drawing, conducted from all eligible Sweepstakes Entries received during the Entry Period. Odds of winning a Prize depend on number of eligible Sweepstakes Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

5. Winner Notification

Potential Sweepstakes winners will receive prize notification via email and/or phone call, within three (3) days of the drawing date or as soon thereafter as reasonably practicable. The potential winner will have ten (10) days from time of receipt of winning notification to confirm that the notification has been received. The potential winner then and only then becomes the “winner.” If such potential winner cannot be contacted within a reasonable time period, if the potential winner is ineligible, if any notification is returned undeliverable, or if the potential winner otherwise fails to fully comply with these Official Rules, he/she will forfeit that prize and an alternate winner will be selected from among all remaining entries for that drawing.

6. Prizes

A total of thirty four (34) prizes, will be awarded during the Sweepstakes Period as detailed below:

  • GRAND PRIZE (1): One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded, consisting of:
    • One (1) Vitamix* Blender

    Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $449
  • SECOND PRIZE (3): Three (3) Second prizes will be awarded, each consisting of:
    • One (1) Fitbit* Charge

    ARV of each Second Place Prize is $129.95
  • THIRD PRICE (30): Thirty (30) Third Prizes will be awarded, each consisting of:
    • One (1) Garnier Product Package which includes:
      • One (1) SkinActive Clearly Brighter Daily Moisturizer
      • One (1) Clearly Brighter Anti-Puff Eye Roller
      • One (1) Micellar Cleansing Water All-In-1 Makeup Remover & Cleanser
      • One (1) Pack Refreshing Remover Cleansing Towlettes
      • One (1) Grow Strong Shampoo
      • One (1) Grow Strong Conditioner

    ARV of each Third Prize is $50.94

    The total ARV of all prizes is $2,367.05

    *VitaMix and FitBit are not affiliated with Sponsor and do not sponsor, endorse, approve or have any responsibility for this Promotion.

    7. Prize Limitations

    Limit of One (1) Prize per person, per household. Entrants that are discovered during prize verification to have entered, attempted to enter, or used multiple accounts to enter more than the stated limit will be disqualified at the discretion of the administrator, or will be void. Sweepstakes entries generated by script, macro or other automated means and Sweepstakes entries made by any means, which subvert the entry process, are void. All Sweepstakes entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Allow four (4) to six (6) weeks for prizes to be delivered after the Sweepstakes Period ends.

    8. General Conditions

    Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered, garbled, illegible or postage-due mail, entries or email; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the sweepstakes or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should any portion of the sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winners from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in this sweepstakes. Each winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

    9. Arbitration

    Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the participant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Promotion), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

    10. Tax Information

    All federal, state, local, and other taxes on prizes and any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, are the sole responsibility of the applicable winner.

    11. Use of Data

    Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants online, in accordance with its privacy policy. Please review the Sponsor’s privacy policy at www.garnierusa.com . By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy.

    12. Winners List

    To receive the list of winners of prizes, send a #10 self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by May 31, 2016 to: Garnier SkinActive Rating & Review Sweepstakes Winners List Request, c/o Realtime Media, 200 Four Falls Corporate Center, Suite 100, Conshohocken, PA 19428.



    SPONSOR:Garnier USA, 575 5th Avenue, New York City, NY 10017

    ADMINISTRATOR:Realtime Media LLC, 200 Four Falls Corporate Center, Suite 100, Conshohocken, PA 19428

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