NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, ENTRANT AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
Sponsored by American Signature, Inc. (“Sponsor”)
The Designer Looks Furniture Style $200 Gift Card Contest (“Contest”) encourages its fans and followers to (i) post a photo of their American Signature Inc. Designer Looks furniture as described in these Official Rules on their Instagram account, (ii) use the hashtag #myVCF or #myASF in their Instagram post caption and (iii) tag @valuecityfurniture or @americansignature in the photo for a chance to win a $200 VCF or ASF Gift Card (“Prize”).
Persons entering the Contest (“Entrant”) must be eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. The Contest is open to any United States citizen that is a resident of the United States (and its territories) who lives within 50 miles of any VCF or ASF store and who has not won a prize from VCF or ASF in the twelve (12) calendar months preceding the end of the Entry Period, who follows Sponsor on Instagram at the time of Entry through the time a Prize is claimed by the Entrant, and who enters the Contest through the method of entry described in Section 4 below. All other Entrants will be disqualified. Employees of Sponsor and its divisions, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their immediate families and/or household members are not eligible to participate.
During the Entry Period (as defined in Section 3 below), Participants must (i) post a photo of their American Signature Inc. Designer Looks furniture as described in these Official Rules on their Instagram account, (ii) use the hashtag #myVCF or #myASF in their Instagram post caption and (iii) tag @valuecityfurniture or @americansignature in the photo. Entrant agrees to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules. Only Entrants that fulfill all the requirements in these Official Rules are eligible to win the Contest. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all matters related to these Official Rules and the Selection of Winner (as described in Section 5). The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. Entrants agree that any images used in an Entry are used with permission of the Entrant and any other person or entity with a proprietary interest in any photograph or logo appearing in the Entry.
The entry period begins at 12:00 p.m. EST on August 24, 2021 and ends at 12:00 p.m. EST on September 21, 2021 (“Entry Period”).
During the Entry Period, only one Entry is permitted per person. All Entries become the property of Sponsor. Entrant may enter the Contest by i) posting on Entrant’s Instagram account a photo of their American Signature Inc. Designer Looks furniture that is one of the following: sectional, sofa, dining table, motion sectional or sofa, bed, bedroom set, or desk, and that is available for purchase in-store or online during the Entry Period (ii) use the hashtag #myVCF or #myASF in their Instagram post caption and (iii) tag @valuecityfurniture or @americansignature in the photo, for a chance to win a $200 VCF or ASF Gift Card (“Prize”). Photos that are taken in a VCF or ASF store, from online or otherwise digitally manipulated, incomplete, or posted outside of the Entry Period will be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, deleted, incomplete, or late Entries. Entrants may not use any automated system to participate. Entrant must be the person who is the authorized user or owner of the Instagram account from which the photo was shared, and the Instagram account must be set to “public”. The “authorized user or owner” is the natural person assigned to an Instagram account. Winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized user or owner. The Entry must include Entrant’s valid email address and Entrant must be the person who is the authorized user or domain name owner of the valid email address listed on the Entry Form. Authorized user or domain name owner is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by an internet service provider, online service provider, carrier or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning the email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
Entry may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that:
Sponsor will select approximately 10-20 finalists (“Finalist Entries”) from all eligible Entries judging the photos on the featured product, lighting, image quality, photo composition, and room styling; then voting on the Finalist Entries will open on Instagram to Instagram users via Instagram Stories from October 4, 2021 to October 18, 2021. The top five photos that receive the most votes will be selected as a winner (“Winner”). Final selection of Winner is made in Sponsor’s sole discretion and is final pending confirmation of Winner’s Eligibility (as described in Section 1) and Winner’s acceptance of the Prize. Sponsor will announce Winner on October 29, 2021 and will contact Winner via direct message (DM) on Instagram. All Entries have the same chances of winning based on the total number of eligible Entries received. Instagram is unaffiliated with Sponsor, is not a sponsor of this Contest, and will not participate in the selection of Winner.
Five Winners each will be awarded a $200 VCF or ASF gift card (“Prize”). The Prize is non-negotiable and non-transferable. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize of equal or greater value in its sole discretion. Sponsor will notify Winner via DM on Instagram along with instructions on how Winner may claim the Prize (“Notification”). Winner must respond to Sponsor within twenty-four (24) hours after Notification. If Sponsor does not receive a response from Winner within twenty-four (24) hours of Notification, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the Prize or choose an alternate Winner. Winner is solely responsible for all fees, federal, state, and local taxes, and other expenses relating to the acceptance, use, and possession of the Prize. Sponsor shall have no responsibility or obligation to Winner or potential Winner who is unable or unavailable to accept or utilize the Prize. Within ten (10) days following the date of the Notification, Winner will be required to sign and return a Publicity Release and an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release form, where legally permissible. Failure to comply with this deadline or these Official Rules may result in forfeiture of the Prize and Sponsor’s selection of an alternate Winner. Alternate Winners are subject to all requirements in these Official Rules. Sponsor shall have no responsibility or obligation to any Winner who is unable or unavailable to accept or utilize the Prize.
Gift card terms and conditions are on the back of the card.
By entering the Contest, Entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, and the officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents of each of them (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim, liability, loss, or cause of action (each, a “Claim”) arising out of or in connection with Entrant’s participation in the Contest. Entrant further agrees that in connection with any Claim, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the Entrant’s cost of entering and participating in the Contest. In no event shall the Released Parties be liable for Entrant’s attorney’s fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any other additional damages whatsoever, including but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct or indirect damages. By entering the Contest, Entrant further agrees to release and hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all liability for injuries, death, or losses or damages to persons or property AS WELL AS FROM CLAIMS OR ACTIONS BASED ON COPYRIGHT OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT, MISAPPROPRIATION, PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY.
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Entrant, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail or social media posts; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any Entrant who engages in harassment or bullying. If for any reason, the Contest is not operating as intended, as a result of infection by computer viruses, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. In such event, Sponsor may award the Prize to the most qualified Entry or Entries from among the eligible Entries received up to the time of the impairment. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any Entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter the Contest will be deemed to be the Entrant.
To request confirmation of the names and addresses of the Winners, please send a self-addressed, stamped business size envelope, by November 5, 2021 to: Designer Looks Furniture Style $200 Gift Card Contest,American Signature Inc. Marketing Department, 4300 East Fifth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43219
The Contest and the rights and obligations of the Sponsor and participants will be governed by and controlled by the laws of the State of Ohio, applicable to contracts made and performed therein without reference to the applicable choice of law provisions. All actions, proceedings, or litigation relating here to will be instituted and prosecuted solely within the State of Ohio, County of Franklin. The parties consent to the jurisdiction of the state courts of Ohio and federal court located within such state and county with respect to any action, dispute, or other matter pertaining to or arising out of the Contest.