NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Sweepstakes may only be entered in or from the 50 United States and the District of Columbia and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. This Sweepstakes is governed exclusively by the laws of the United States. You are not authorized to participate in the Sweepstakes if you are not located within the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
1. Eligibility. Participation open only to legal residents of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia, who are 18 or older as of date of entry. Void outside of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law. Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, manufacturers or distributors of Sweepstakes materials and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees/officers/directors are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes may only be entered in or from the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
2. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on May 24, 2019 at 9:00 am Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on May 27, 2019 at 11:59 pm ET (the "Promotion Period").
3. How to Enter. Log in to or create your Instagram account and (i) follow the official John Frieda® U.S. Instagram account @johnfriedaus. Then (ii) ‘like’ the designated brand post announcing the Sweepstakes and (iii) comment with the relevant emoji as indicated in the brand post. You will automatically receive one (1) entry into the drawing for the Sweepstakes. Entry into the Sweepstakes is by this process only.
Limit 1 entry per person per Instagram account. No automated entry devices and/or programs permitted. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries or mail, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.
By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
4. Random Drawing/Odds. 5 winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for the drawing. Drawing will be conducted by Sponsor on or about May 27, 2019. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor will private message the winners on or about May 28, 2019 (“Winner Announcement”). The winners must contact Sponsor via a direct message on Instagram within 2 days of the Winner Announcement to redeem their prize and to provide mailing address information. If a winner does not redeem the prize within 2 days of the Winner Announcement, the prize will be forfeited, and Sponsor will award the prize to an alternate winner randomly from the original pool of entrants. If the prize cannot be awarded after three alternate winners have been notified, the prize will remain unawarded.
5. Prize. Each winner will receive one (1) John Frieda Violet Crush Shampoo and one (1) John Frieda Violet Crush Conditioner. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Prize is $25.00. Limit one (1) Prize per person. Prize is non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. In the case of unavailability of any prize component, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All expenses not specifically listed herein are the responsibility of winner. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner.
6. Prize Delivery. Each winner will be sent Prize within 2-4 weeks of receipt of winner’s mailing addresses. Sponsor not responsible if the Prize cannot be delivered due to an incorrect mailing address or for lost or misdirected requests.
7. Conditions. All taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. By participating, entrants and winner agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity and claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules or attempt to interfere with this promotion in any way shall be disqualified. Prizes are non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. In the case of unavailability of any prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. There is no purchase or sales presentation required to participate. A purchase does not increase odds of winning.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE; THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
9. Release: By receipt of any prize, winner agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Instagram, LLC, its agencies, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
11. List of Winner. To obtain the name of the winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 15, 2019, to Helen & Gertrude, Inc, ATTN: Violet Crush Instagram Sweepstakes, 127 Railroad Street Suite 210, Rochester, NY 14609.
12. Sponsor. Kao USA Inc., 2535 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45214-1773.
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram LLC. Entrants understand that they are providing their information to the Sponsor and not to Instagram. The information entrants provide will only be used in accordance with these terms and conditions. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this promotion must be directed to the Sponsor and not to Instagram. Further, entrants release Instagram and its associated companies from all liability arising in respect of the promotion.