General Giveaway Rules

1. NO PURCHASE, PLEDGE, OR DONATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

2. TO ENTER AND PLAY:
Please follow the methods listed for contest entry on our blog post (http://www.designstyleguide.blogspot.com) related to each giveaway. Sponsors offer products for giveaways in hopes that you, the readers, will go to their site and have a look around. Do not post a comment stating, "They all look great, enter me please" or your comment/entry will be deleted.

Non-winning entries will not be rolled over to future drawings. No responsibility is assumed for lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, or illegible entries; or for any computer, telephone, cable, network, satellite, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, availability or garbled or jumbled transmissions, or service provider/Internet/web site/use net accessibility or availability, traffic congestion, or unauthorized human intervention, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information, or the failure to capture any such information.

By entering you agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor or its designee, which are final and binding in all respects.

Sometimes giveaway rules will differ depending on what the sponsor wants, so be sure to always read the rules for the giveaway you're entering posted on our team blog http://www.designstyleguide.blogspot.com. (Do not enter on this page, but enter on the giveaway post). You cannot leave several identical comments for extra entries, you must earn your extra entries by following the different rules under Extra Entries section of each giveaway as listed on our related blog post at http://www.designstyleguide.blogspot.com.

ENTRY PERIOD: The start and end dates/times of each Giveaway (the “Entry Period”) will be posted on the applicable blog post http://www.designstyleguide.blogspot.com.

3. ELIGIBILITY: Giveaway is offered only in the United States to legal residents of the 50 United States at least 18 years old at time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. The Giveaway is not open to giveaway organizers, employees and directors of DesignStyleGuide. When listed, some giveaways are only open to Interior Designers within the U.S.
Winners of any Giveaways are ineligible to win any other Giveaways for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of the Giveaway.

4. PRIZES: prize values will vary for each Giveaway. Each Sponsor will decide what credit value he/she will offer as prize. The winner will then choose an item from Sponsors store within the credit value of the prize.
No cash or other substitution may be made, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value if the prize is not available for any reason as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. If you have any questions regarding the value of a prize, please contact Melanie at thecreatorspalette@gmail.com

5. ODDS OF WINNING:  Odds of winning are based on the number of emails and/or responses received.
We use Random.org to choose contest winners, and post the result directly on our team blog http://www.designstyleguide.blogspot.com.

6. WINNER NOTIFICATION AND ACCEPTANCE:  The winners will be notified via email. They will have up to the following 72 hours (3 days) of the Giveaway end date to email us the winners’ postal addresses. The winners’ addresses will be forwarded to Sponsor who will send the prize to the winners directly. Please make sure your profile is Public so that I can access your email address should you win. If you do not have a public profile, please leave your email address with your comment.

Inability to reach prizewinner by email after reasonable efforts (as determined solely by Giveaway organizers) may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. Winners may waive their right to receive a prize. Prize is nonassignable and nontransferable. No substitutions allowed. The sponsor is solely responsible for providing the prize directly to specified winners. Design Style Guide assumes no liability for prizes not properly presented by Sponsor. Winner is solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on the prize.  Except where prohibited, participation in a Giveaway constitutes entrant’s consent to the publication of his or her name in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation or further compensation.

7. PARTICIPATION: Participation in the Giveaway constitutes an agreement by each entrant to comply with these Official Contest Rules. In the event the Giveaway is compromised by causes beyond the reasonable control of Design Style Guide which corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Giveaway, Design Style Guide reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Giveaway. Should the Giveaway be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Design Style Guide reserves the right to award the prize based on the entries received before the termination date.

8. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: By entering the Giveaway, entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Giveaway, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (2) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Giveaway, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (3) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses.

Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by web site users, tampering, hacking, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveaway and assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to the web site. Sponsor is not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Giveaway or downloading materials from or use of the web site. If, for any reason, the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which Sponsor, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, deems could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Giveaway, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Giveaway and select the winners from entries received prior to the action taken or in such other manner as Sponsor may deem fair and appropriate. IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR, BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE DESIGN STYLE GUIDE BLOG INTERNET SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE IMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

9. CONSTRUCTION: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Contest Rules, or the rights and obligations of any entrant and Design Style Guide, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Utah, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of Utah, or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Utah. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the invalidity or unenforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

10. GENERAL RELEASE: By entering the Giveaway, entrants release Design Style Guide, and each of their respective affiliated companies, directors, officers, employees, representatives, partners and agents from any liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Giveaway or with the acceptance, possession or use of any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light).

11. SPONSOR: The Giveaways are sponsored by members of Design Style Guide, whose decisions regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Giveaways shall be final and binding in all respects. Design Style Guide will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Contest Rules or in other materials relating to the Giveaways. If you have any questions regarding the Giveaways, please contact designstyleguide@gmail.com.

12. WINNER'S LIST: Each winner will be posted on our Team Blog http://www.designstyleguide.net.


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