By entering the Maine State of Mind Design contest you confirm acceptance of the guidelines.
Below are our general rules and guidelines for the Sea Bags & Down East Maine State of Mind Design contest and giveaway. We want you to have a good time with our events so we will do our best to ensure valid entries and winners are chosen in a timely manner, and we fulfill winners’ prizes as soon as possible. Other rules may apply, depending on the specific contest/giveaway.
HOW TO ENTER: Contest runs from August 27 to October 14, 2019. Maximum submission 1 per person. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Down East Enterprise Inc. and/or Sea Bags LLC., its agents and employees from any claim or proceeding resulting from your entry. Generally, entry order is determined by successful, valid entry/submission as directed in the respective contest and may be subject to Down East review and approval. Down East reserves the right to determine valid entries. Entry deadline is noted in the respective contest or is determined by reaching the number of required submissions for the respective contest.
INFORMATION: The personal information you provide (e.g. name, email address, address, phone, etc.) may be saved in our customer database and used to contact you in the future with subscription offers and/or email newsletters, or other sales correspondence. Your information may also be shared with the sponsoring partner for use in their online communications. Our goal is to provide you with information that is relevant and desirable to you, thus if you wish to opt-out, you may do so at any time: Update preferences here, email [email protected], or call 1-800-766-1670 to opt-out.
ELIGIBILITY: Contest open to individuals 18 years of age or older as of January 1, 2019, and US residents (excluding residents of Puerto Rico, New York, Rhode Island, Florida or any other jurisdiction where restricted or prohibited by law). Employees of Down East magazine and Sea Bags LLC., its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, dealers or retailers, advertising, production and promotion agencies, the independent judging organization, and the immediate families and/or members of the same household of each are not eligible. Contest void wherever prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
RIGHTS: By accepting prize, winner agrees to release Down East Enterprise Inc. and/or Sea Bags LLC., its directors, employees, officers, and agents, including without limitation, its advertising and promotion agencies from any and all liability, loss or damages arising from or in connection with the awarding, receipt, and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any prize-related activities.
PRIZE: A total of four bags will be given away to random winners (a person can only win once) throughout the contest. One tote of each design will be given away during the contest. After the votes have been collected and the winning bag has been announced, a fourth tote will be given away of the winning design. Winners will not be able to select the bag design that they receive. One prize per person. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited) to use winner’s name, hometown, and likeness for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity without additional compensation.
WINNER SELECTION: Winning entries will be selected from all eligible entries, at random, by Down East magazine, (or by chronological submission of valid entries, as dictated by the respective contest/giveaway) whose decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this contest. The prize is guaranteed to be awarded, assuming a sufficient number of entries. Winners will be notified by e-mail at the e-mail address with which they entered the Contest or through a direct message on social media. Winners must respond within 48 hours to claim their prize. If any prize notification letter, email notification, message, or any prize is returned as undeliverable, and there is ample time to select and clear an alternate winner, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner. Generally, winners will be notified by email. Winners may be required to provide name, address, email address, phone number, and other information in order to fulfill the award.
MISCELLANEOUS: Down East Enterprise Inc. and Sea Bags LLC are not responsible for late, lost, stolen, damaged, garbled, incomplete, or misdirected entries or communications; for errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, or delays in operations or transmission of information, in each case whether arising by way of technical or other failures or malfunctions of computer hardware, software, communications devices, or transmission lines or data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry materials, loss or otherwise. Down East Enterprise Inc. and Sea Bags LLC disclaim any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participation in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with, this Contest, and reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend this Contest should any virus, bug, technical failures, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of Down East Enterprise Inc. and/or Sea Bags LLC corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Contest. In the event of such cancellation, termination or suspension, a notice will be posted. Down East Enterprise Inc. reserves the right, at its sole discretion, modify or cancel this contest at any time and to disqualify any entrant if his or her participation affects the integrity of the Contest.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
WINNER’S LIST: Winners will be contacted via email or direct message as soon as possible after they are chosen. Winners’ lists may be publicized as directed by the respective contest/giveaway.