"Harajuku Lovers Super Kawaii Contest" Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions ("Terms") apply to the Harajuku Lovers "Super Kawaii Contest" Giveaway ("Sweepstakes").

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

THESE TERMS ARE A LEGALLY BINDING AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN PARTICIPANT AND SPONSOR (DEFINED BELOW) AND GOVERNS ENTRY IN THE SWEEPSTAKES. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, PARTICIPANT AGREES TO ABIDE BY THESE TERMS AND THE RULES, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE RULES AND PROCEDURES WILL VOID YOUR ENTRY.

SPONSOR: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Harajuku Lovers, info@harajukulovers.com ("Sponsor").

ELIGIBILITY: Open only to permanent legal U.S. residents physically residing in the fifty (50) United States of America and the District of Columbia, excluding Rhode Island. You must be at least 18 years of age or older at the beginning of the Sweepstakes Period to be eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Employees of Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies and any other entity involved in the development or administration of this Sweepstakes and their immediate family members or household members are not eligible to participate in or win the Sweepstakes. All applicable federal, state and local laws apply.

SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 PM Pacific Time on November 4, 2014 and ends at 11:59 PM Pacific Time on November 13, 2014 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). No entries into the Sweepstakes will be accepted before the Sweepstakes Period. No entries into the Sweepstakes will be accepted after the Sweepstakes Period. 

HOW TO PARTICIPATE: To enter the Sweepstakes, during the Sweepstakes Period, submit your information on the Sweepstakes entry page available on HarajukuLovers.com ("Entry").

PARTICIPANT: By entering the Sweepstakes, Participants agree that their registration and any other information collected in connection with the Sweepstakes may be used by Sponsor in accordance with its Privacy Policy, as the same may be amended from time to time at http://www.harajukulovers.com/pages/privacy-policy/. Participant agrees to receive direct marketing communications from Sponsor and its partners, which can be cancelled or opted out of once received. This is optional and will not increase a Participant's chances of winning. If a Participant wishes to restrict Sponsor's use of such information, he/she may notify Sponsor at the address listed in the "Sponsor" paragraph. Sponsor expressly reserves the right to disqualify any entries that it believes in good faith are generated by an automated program or via scripts.

SELECTION OF WINNERS: At the end of the Sweepstakes Period, there will be a random drawing in which one (2) Grand Prize Winner will be selected from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting the entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the e-mail account is registered. The Sweepstakes will be conducted under the supervision of Sponsor. The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The winners will be notified via email provided. The winner must claim his/her prize within 5 business days after the date of notification of such prize. A winner's failure to respond to the prize notification within the specified time period will be considered a forfeiture of the prize and an alternate winner may be selected from the pool of eligible entries. Sponsor shall have no responsibility or obligation to the winners or potential winners who are unable to accept or utilize the prizes as described herein. The winners are responsible for the reporting and payment of all applicable federal, state and local taxes (including income taxes) associated with the prize and will and hereby do hold the Sponsor harmless from liability for failure to timely report and/or pay such taxes. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of the prize is allowed, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Each winner and guest will be required to sign a release, and waiver.

PRIZE DETAILS: Two (2) Grand Prize Winners will each receive a Harajuku Lovers x Chasing Fireflies backpack filled with a Harajuku Lovers watch autographed by Gwen Stefani and set of five Harajuku Lovers 15ml  Pop Electric fragrances. The approximate retail value of the grand prize is valued at approximately $325. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of the Prize is allowed, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor.

COPY OF WINNERS' LIST OR TERMS: To receive a winner's list or a copy of the Terms, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to info@harajukulovers.com and specify winner's list or Terms upon request.

GENERAL CONDITIONS AND RELEASES: A Participant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes for failing to comply with these Terms or policies and procedures, as determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor, shall not be liable for 1) failed, returned or misdirected notifications based on inaccurate information provided by the winner on the entry form, 2) entries and responses to winner notifications which are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, postage-due, misdirected, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient in whole or in part or for computer or technical error of any kind, 3) any electronic miscommunications or failures, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit ability to participate in the Sweepstakes, 4) any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer on-line system, computer equipment, software, program malfunctions or other failures, delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human, mechanical or technical in nature, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to your or any other person's computer related to or resulting from downloading any part of this Sweepstakes, 5) any warranty of fitness or merchantability of any prize or the function or operation thereof, or 6) discontinuance or suspension of the Sweepstakes, or any element of the Sweepstakes, or any element of the Prizes, due to any event beyond the control of Sponsor, including but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state or local government law, order, or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within such entity's control. Sponsor does not make any, and hereby disclaims any and all, representations or warranties of any kind regarding any prize.

Unless prohibited by applicable law, participation constitutes permission to use a referrer's name, photograph, likeness, voice, address (city and state) and testimonials in all media, in perpetuity, in any manner Sponsor deems appropriate for publicity purposes without any further compensation. By participating in the Sweepstakes, referrers and referring friends agree to be bound by these Terms, policies and procedures and to conform to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. The winner may be required to furnish proof of identity, address and birth date in order to receive the prize.

IF ANY WINNER IS A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, SUCH WINNER WAIVES ANY AND ALL RIGHTS UNDER SECTION 1542 OF THE CIVIL CODE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, WHICH PROVIDES AS FOLLOWS: "A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR."

All winners expressly waive and release any right or benefit which he/she have or may have under Section 1542 of the Civil Code of the State of California, to the full extent that he/she may waive all such rights and benefits pertaining to the matters released here. In connection with such waiver and relinquishment, winners acknowledge that he/she is aware that he/she may hereafter discover claims presently unknown or unsuspected, or facts in addition to or different from those which he/she now know or believe to be true, with respect to the matters released herein; nevertheless, it is the winners' intentions through this release to fully and finally and forever settle and release all such matters and claims relative thereto, which do not exist, may exist or heretofore have existed between themselves and Sponsor. The release herein given shall be and remain in effect as a full and complete release of such claims and matters notwithstanding the discovery or existence of any such additional or different claims or facts relative thereto.

By participating in the Sweepstakes, as applicable, a Participant agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor and their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated entities, directors, officers, employees, attorneys, agents, and representatives from any damage, injury, death, loss, claim, action, demand, or other liability (collectively, "Claims") that may arise from his/her acceptance, possession and/or use of any prize or participation in this Sweepstakes or redemption of the Prize, regardless of whether such Claims, or knowledge of the facts constituting such Claims, exist at the time of entry or arise at any time thereafter. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Sweepstakes will be ineligible for the prize and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond its control corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation or suspension, Sponsor shall promptly post a notice to such effect. This Sweepstakes shall be governed by California law. By participating in this Sweepstakes, Participant agrees that California courts shall have jurisdiction over any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Sweepstakes and that venue shall be only in Los Angeles, California.