MARSHALLS PIN PALS CONTEST - OFFICIAL RULES

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  1. CONTEST PERIOD: The Marshalls Pin Pals Contest (the “Contest”) begins at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on September 21, 2016 and ends at 12:00 p.m. ET on November 7, 2016 (“the Contest Period”).

  2. HOW TO ENTER: Consumers who save one (1) or more pins from the Marshalls Pin Pals Pinterest board on Pinterest during the Contest Period and have at least one (1) visible/public Pinterest board will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Contest (the “Entry”). At least one (1) pin must be saved from the Marshalls Pin Pals board to a public board and include the hashtag “#contest” in the pin caption for your Entry to be eligible. If you do not already have a Pinterest account, you can register for one for free at www.pinterest.com (the “Site”). Any Entry not in compliance with the above and which does not meet the requirements of these Official Rules will be disqualified. The Entry may not contain obscene, lewd or inappropriate content, or be disparaging to Sponsor, as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Any Entry or portion thereof that is, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, obscene, profane, lewd, defamatory, or is otherwise objectionable, will not be considered and will disqualify the Entrant. Your Entry must not contain any third party copyrighted material that you do not have written permission to use and to sublicense to Sponsor for use in marketing and advertising. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Entrants and winner acknowledge and agree that their Entries may be used by the Sponsor, who thereby has the right to edit, adapt, modify, reproduce, promote and otherwise use Entries in any way it sees fit. All information collected in connection with Entry in the Contest will be used only for purposes of contacting winners. All Entries must be received by 12:00 P.M. ET on November 7, 2016 to be eligible. Limit one (1) Entry per person. Normal access imposed by your service provider will apply.

  3. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age and older as of date of Entry. Employees of The TJX Companies, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., Pinterest and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, members, employees, agents, assigns, and all others associated with the development, evolvement and execution of the Contest (collectively “Released Parties”) and the immediate family members of each, are not eligible to participate or win.

  4. PRIZES: Prize (100 total): A Sponsor-selected “Pin Pals” Box (maximum ARV: $50 each). Exact details of prize will be in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Product prizes may not be returned to Marshalls stores. Any prizes pictured in point-of-sale, online, television and print advertising, promotional packaging, and other Sweepstakes materials are for illustrative purposes only. No transfer, substitution or cash equivalent for any prize will be permitted, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor due to prize unavailability for any reason, in such circumstance, an alternate prize of equal value will be awarded and the Sponsor’s obligation to the winners will be fulfilled, and no other additional compensation will be provided.

  5. WINNER DETERMINATION: One hundred (100) Prize winners each at Sponsor-selected times throughout the Contest Period (and just after), will be determined by Sponsor-selected judges, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Contest, based on the following criteria: 40% Brand Appropriateness, 30% Originality/Creativity, and 30% Enthusiasm for Brand. In the event of a tie score, the tied Entries will be re-judged based solely on Brand Appropriateness. Entrants will be judged per the above criteria based on their entire public Pinterest board. Judges’ decisions are final with respect to all matters relating to the Contest. By participating, entrants agree to the Official Rules and the decisions of the Judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects.

  6. GENERAL RULES: Potential winners will be notified via message on Pinterest and must follow the instructions indicated in the message within (24) hours of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be determined. ¬†Return of prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate determination. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. All applicable federal, state and local taxes on the prize are the sole responsibility of each winner. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winners’ names and likenesses and Entries for promotional purposes without further compensation except where prohibited by law. By entering, entrants (and their parents or legal guardians, if entrant is a minor in his/her state of residence) accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the Site account submitted at the time of Entry will be deemed to be the entrant. "Authorized account holder" of a Site account is defined as the person who is responsible for joining the Site and who manages the e-mail address associated with the Site Account. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; violates the Official Rules; acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner: or acts with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Entries generated by script or bot are not eligible. Released Parties are not responsible for incomplete entries or technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications, whether caused by the sender, by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the Entries in the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Contest if it cannot be completed as planned for any reason, including for infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, technical failures or corruption of any sort. In such event, Sponsor will determine the winning Entries as indicated above, from among all eligible Entries received during the Contest prior to cancellation. These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with law by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor.¬† Void where prohibited and subject to all federal, state and local laws. As a condition of participating in the Contest, entrants (and their parents or legal guardians if entrant is a minor in his/her state of residence) agree that: 1) under no circumstance will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for out-of-pocket expenses; 2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with the Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and 3) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, and in no event will entrant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees or other legal costs.

  7. PRIVACY: Information collected from entrants is subject to the Sponsor's Privacy Policy, which can be found at http://www.marshallsonline.com/privacy.

  8. WINNERS: For the names of the Winners, available after November 25, 2016, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by December 27, 2016, to: Marshalls Pin Pals Contest Winners, 100 Marcus Drive (Dept: BL), Melville, NY 11747.

  9. SPONSOR: The Sponsor of the Contest is The TJX Companies, Inc., 770 Cochituate Road, Framingham, MA 01701.

 

This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Pinterest. You understand that you are providing your information to The TJX Companies, Inc. and not to Pinterest. The information you provide will only be used in the event you are determined as a Contest winner or if you have indicated that you would like to receive additional information from The TJX Companies, Inc.