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Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. 

  

  1. Eligibility 

  Bag Design Contest (the "Contest") is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Purse for the People and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Any participant who wins a bag, must have a valid shipping address within the U.S. in order to win and receive their bag. 

  

  1. Sponsor 

  The Contest is sponsored by Purse for the People, located at 2418 Locust St., Butte, Montana 59701. 

  

  1. Agreement to Official Rules 

Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein. 

  

  1. Contest Period 

The Contest begins on June 27th, 2022 at 8:00 AM MT and public voting ends on July 5th, 2022 at 8:00 AM MT (the "Contest Period"). Public votes that are submitted after July 5th will not be counted.

Important Dates

 

Public vote begins: June 27th, 2022 8 AM MT

Public vote closes: July 5, 2022 8 PM MT

Winners Announced: July 7, 2022 8 PM MT

Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Contest using only the following method online.

    

  1. How to Enter 

Option #1. Vote for your favorite design in comments section of the Design Contest with number of your favorite design and follow @purse4thepeople on Instagram. If your favorite design wins you'll be entered to also win a free custom bag from Purse for the People

Option #2. Go to our LinkTree signup form "Bonus Entry Bag Giveaway: Enter to win a free bag." with the URL of http://eepurl.com/h4Ko_L . By filling out the form, you have an extra chance to win and you will be signed up to our email list for Purse for the People. A winner of the free custom bag will be randomly selected from all who sign up.

There will be two seperate winners. If the same winner is randomly selected for both option #1 and option #2, another person will be randomly slected for option #2

  Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address and or social profile, for the duration of the Contest Period. Entries received from any person, social profile, e-mail address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged unless otherwise stipulated. 

  1. Prize Winners

On July 7th, 2022, the Sponsor will announce the Influencer with the most votes and the free handbag winners. Public voting will be live on the Sponsor’s instagram profile, @purse4thepeople, from June 27th, 2022 8 AM MT to July 5th, 2022 8 AM MT. A comment on the Sponsor’s contest instagram post with the associating number of the favorite Influencer design will be considered a valid vote.The Influencer with the most valid votes on their design as shown on Sponsors Instagram, will be the winner and this influencer will randomly select a follower to receive a free bag (option #1 above. The Sponsor will  notify the official winner via Direct Message on Instagram on July 5th, 2022. If the potential winner does not respond within 24 hours after the first attempt to contact them, the Sponsor or Winning Influencer may select an alternate winner in their place. Public voting to determine the Influencer winner is limited to one vote per person. A second free bag will be given to the participant who signed up here with their email: http://eepurl.com/h4Ko_L (option #2 above)

 

  1. Winner Notification   

  The potential winners will be notified by instant message on Instagram. The winners will be required to complete and submit a Declaration of Compliance within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance within the required time period (if applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits the prize. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner. Only three (3) alternates will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 3-6 weeks after the conclusion of the Contest. 

  

  1. Prizes 

  One free bag to each of the randomly selected winners for a total of two free bag giveaways.  Winners must agree to providing a photo of themselves with their bag, provide feedback by completing our survey and submit a review of their bag on our website. By participating in the Giveaway you agree to the sponsor using your name, instagram profile and photos for advertising and marketing purposes.  

  1. General Conditions 

  In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Contest and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to buy votes, damage the fair process or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorney's fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. 

  

  1. Release and Limitations of Liability 

  By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Contest, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application, the processing of entries application downloads or in any Contest-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Contest or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney's fees. 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 Contest. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. 

  

  1. Disputes 

  Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Montana. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Montana, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Montana. 

  

  1. Privacy 

  Information collected from entrants is subject to the sponsor's privacy policy. We will not share anyone’s information unless specifically agreed to. By participating, any finalist and winner agrees to the sharing of your social profile, bag design and name during the contest period.