Official Rules: The Joy of Home Sweeps

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING SWEEPSTAKES DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED FOR THE SWEEPSTAKES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

ELIGIBILITY:  The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) U.S. states and the District of Columbia who (i) are eighteen (18) years of age or older (except in the case of residents of states where the legal age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, such legal age of majority), and (ii) have successfully completed the Sweepstakes online entry form (“Online Entry Form”) at the time of Sweepstakes entry.

Employees, officers, and directors of UGallery and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and their immediate families (spouse, parents, children, siblings, and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees/officers/directors are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes or win a “Prize” (defined below).  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations.  Void where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.

HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES: The Sweepstakes begins at 6 a.m. EST on March 20th, 2017, and ends at 11:59 p.m. PST on April 5th, 2017 (“Sweepstakes Entry Period”).  Entrants may enter the Sweepstakes using the Online Entry Form Method.  No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry via the Online Entry Form per person. Attempted Online Entry Form entries beyond the specified limit will be void.

  1. Online Entry Form Method:  During the Sweepstakes Entry Period go to http://www.ugallery.com/the-joy-of-home. By successfully transmitting a completed Online Entry Form as directed, you will be entered in the Sweepstakes. All information submitted online by entrants is subject to, and will be treated in a manner consistent with, UGallery’s Terms of Use accessible at http://www.ugallery.com/TermsofUse.aspx?RC=1 and Privacy Policy accessible at http://www.ugallery.com/Privacy.aspx?RC=1. Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on the Online Entry Form to be eligible. Incomplete and/or inaccurate entries are void. No automated entry devices and/or programs permitted. All online entries must include a valid email address for the entrant.  All entries become property of UGallery, Jonathan Adler, Sur La Table, House Beautiful and Veranda. Entrants agree to receive emails from UGallery, Jonathan Adler, Sur La Table, House Beautiful and Veranda. Receipt of entries may not be acknowledged or returned.  UGallery is not responsible for lost, illegible, invalid, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic.  Only fully completed entry forms are eligible.  Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by UGallery.

SWEEPSTAKES RANDOM DRAWING: The potential winner(s) of the Sweepstakes will be selected by random drawing on or about April 10th, 2017 from among all eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes.  Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, the potential winner will be declared the official winner of the Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes Winner(s)”).  By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of UGallery, which are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.  Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes.

SWEEPSTAKES PRIZES:  One Prize Will Be Awarded as follows (the “Prize”):

  • UGallery - $1,000 site credit to UGallery.com (retail value $1,000)
  • Jonathan Adler - $1,000 gift card to Jonathan Adler (retail value $1,000)
  • Sur La Table - $500 gift card to Sur La Table (retail value $500)

Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.  The award of any such Prizes shall not, now or in the future, imply a direct business relationship between UGallery, Jonathan Adler, Sur La Table, House Beautiful and Veranda.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: All Prize details shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of UGallery. Each Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). Prize Winner(s) may be sent a tax form 1099, or other appropriate tax document, in the event the average retail value requires Sponsor to submit such form. Sponsor may require a signed affidavit and/or completed W9 before awarding any prize. All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of the Winners. Prize Winner(s) may be required to pay shipping and handling fees. The Prizes are non-transferable and non-assignable, except at UGallery’s sole and absolute discretion.  UGallery reserves the right to substitute any Prize (or any portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion. No returns or exchanges of prizes permitted except at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

NOTIFICATION:  The potential winner will be notified at the email address provided at the time of entry (the “Prize Notification”).  In the event that any potential winner does not respond to any such Prize Notification within five (5) days of the date of issuance or declines the Prize for any reason, a disqualification will result, the Prize will be forfeited and, at UGallery’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected for the Sweepstakes or selected in accordance from among all remaining eligible entries.

WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE:  By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to (i) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (ii) waive any and all claims against UGallery, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of any Prize (or any portion thereof) or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of any Prize (or any portion thereof).  By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by UGallery by telephone, email and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes.  Released Parties are not responsible if the Sweepstakes cannot take place or if the Prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism.  Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this Sweepstakes in any way shall be disqualified.

GENERAL CONDITIONS:  UGallery is not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, misrouted, scrambled, damaged, delayed, undelivered, mutilated, postage-due or garbled entries, transmissions, email or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), wireless network, website, or other connections including those through and/or by any website, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cable or wireless transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; wireless service congestion; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems, wireless towers or cellular tower equipment; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in  wireless or other transmission, processing, or communication; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed email notifications; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or any other errors, problems or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, telephone, wireless service, mail, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, or the announcements of any Prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related materials.  UGallery is also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes.  UGallery is not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer and/or wireless device related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website.  Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or any representative of UGallery or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by UGallery, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void.  Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by UGallery.  UGallery shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion.  UGallery (i) makes no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any Prize (or any portion thereof), and (ii) disclaims any implied warranty. UGallery’s failure to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

UGallery reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof).  In the event of cancellation, UGallery may elect to identify the Winners and award the Prizes by way of random drawing for the Sweepstakes from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of such cancellation.  UGallery also reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, UGALLERY WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT, AND UGALLERY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified.  In the event of any dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared made by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the email address submitted at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules.  The “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the email address for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: IN NO EVENT WILL UGALLERY BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ENTRANTS’ ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE  AND/OR THE PROMOTION, DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THIS SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS"  WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO ALL ENTRANTS. ENTRANTS SHOULD CHECK THEIR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Northern District of California (San Francisco) or the appropriate California State Court located in San Francisco, California; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, 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.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and UGallery in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California.

WINNERS LIST:  For a list of Winners, mail a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by April 20th, 2017, to: 40 Gold St, San Francisco, CA 94133