HSN/HOUSE BEAUTIFUL “PIN TO WIN” CONTEST
No purchase necessary. To be eligible, an Entrant must be 18 years of age or older and reside in the U.S. or its territories. Employees of HSNi, LLC (“HSN”), its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising or promotional agencies and members of their families are not eligible to participate. Entry constitutes permission to use Entrant’s name, contest entry, voice, likeness or quotes without further permission. Contest will be open from May 15, 2012 at 12:01 am (ET) to May 29, 2012 at 11:59 pm (ET). Only one entry per household.
To enter, Entrants must create a board on www.pinterest.com with at least ten or more of their favorite items (at least 5 of which must be items available at HSN.com) that create the Entrant’s idea of a Dream Room. Entrants must tag their boards with #HSN and #HouseBeautiful, and then enter the URL for that board at www.hsn.com/______. All entries must be posted on Pinterest and registered at HSN.com between May 15, 2012 at 12:01 am (ET) and May 29, 2012 at 11:59 pm (ET).
By entering the contest, Entrants agree to be bound by these official rules. HSN is not responsible for incorrect, faulty or misdirected email transmission or inaccurate entry of information due to human error, technical malfunction of any network, computer or software or any other cause. HSN reserves the right to terminate the promotion and award the prizes in a random drawing from all eligible entries in the event that the contest is compromised in any way. HSN reserves the right to disqualify any individual determined by HSN, in its sole discretion, of tampering with, compromising, manipulating and/or otherwise inappropriately misusing the contest or contest entry process, thereby forfeiting any prize, if applicable.
On or about June 8, 2012, the winner will be determined by a panel of 3 judges, and shall consist of an HSN host, an editor at House Beautiful and an HSN celebrity designer. HSN reserves the right to substitute any judge. The entries will be judged on the following criteria: 1) relevance to theme 2) originality 3) creativity and 4) adherence to contest guidelines. The winner will be notified within five days of determination by the judges.
HSN shall give the first 50 entrants in this contest a free one-year subscription to House Beautiful if the entry is submitted correctly per these official rules. HSN shall also award one Grand Prize, one Second Place Prize and one Third Place Prize. The Grand Prize shall be a $5,000 HSN gift card. The Second Place Prize shall be a $1,000 HSN gift card. The Third Prize shall be a $500 HSN gift card. All gifts cards awarded under this contest shall be valid for one year from date of issue and will expire after that time. HSN gift cards can be used to purchase items from www.hsn.com. HSN makes no representations that all of the items used in the entry will be available on www.hsn.com when the winner wishes to make a purchase with any gift card awarded. The three winning entries and/or Entrant’s name and likeness will appear on HSN TV, on HSN’s Pinterest page and/or in HSN’s other social media channels such as Facebook and Twitter.
Except where prohibited, Entrants agree that: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforcement of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrants and HSN and its agents shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction. Entrant agrees that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this sweepstakes, or awarding of the prizes, shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of Florida and Entrant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such action. Except where prohibited, by participating in this sweepstakes, Entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this sweepstakes, or awarding of the prizes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in the sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Such jurisdictions do not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above my not apply to you. Entrants also agree to abide by all Conditions of Use on HSN.com concerning content and submissions, as well as all rules set by www.pinterest.com.
All sweepstakes determinations will be made by HSN and will be final. The retail value of the prizes are approximately $12 for a one-year subscription to House Beautiful, $5,000 for the Grand Prize, $1,000 for the Second Prize and $500 for the Third Prize. Taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Void where prohibited. Should any of the winners be unable to be contacted within 5 days of the date the winner is determined or is ineligible, an alternate winner may or may not be selected. All applicable federal, state and local laws apply. Winner(s) agree to provide proof of eligibility to HSN’s satisfaction, such as completing, executing and returning to HSN an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release, applicable tax forms and any other documents reasonably requested by HSN. Winner(s) will have thirty (30) days from receipt to return such completed documentation to HSN. The prizes will be shipped to the official winner within 5 to 8 weeks after HSN’s receipt of the required documentation.
Winners release HSN, its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising or promotional agencies from all liability in connection with the participation in this sweepstakes promotion. For a winner’s list, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to HSN/House Beautiful Pinterest Contest, PO Box 9090, Clearwater, Florida 33758.