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American Girl Ideas and Our Generation Tag a Friend 2018 Holiday Giveaway

AN INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT AND INTERNET REQUIRED. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. YOU MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, OR THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN YOUR JURISDICTION, TO ENTER. ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND ON NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED. MANY WILL ENTER, ONLY ONE WILL WIN. OPEN ONLY TO RESIDENTS OR CITIZENS OF THE FIFTY UNITED STATES OR DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

Maison Battat Inc. (“Sponsor”) is sponsoring this Our Generation (OG) Sweepstakes with the “influencer” American Girl Ideas @american.girl.ideas which begins November 19, 10 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) and runs until November 25, 2018 at 12 p.m. (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor is the official timekeeper for the Sweepstakes.


Sweepstakes rules are as follows:

  1. This Sweepstakes is open to any legal resident or citizen of the fifty (50) United States or District of Columbia who is at least eighteen (18) years of age, or at least the age of majority in their jurisdiction, whichever is greater, as of the commencement of the Sweepstakes Period (defined below). Individuals who are employees, officers or directors Sponsor, and its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members (spouses, domestic partners and parents, children and siblings and their spouses or domestic partners, regardless of where they live) or members of the same households (whether related or not) of such individuals are not eligible to win. All applicable federal, state, and local rules apply. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules (the “Official Rules”), and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning the Prize (defined below) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Entry into the Sweepstakes requires a public Instagram account and/or public Pinterest account. Participant can create an Instagram account by downloading the free application or program and/or accessing the platform online, and following the instructions to create an account.
  2. To enter this Sweepstakes, during the Sweepstakes Period eligible participants must follow the @ogdolls and @american.girl.ideas Instagram accounts, and tag 3 other Instagram accounts on the @american.girl.ideas giveaway Instagram post (an “Entry”).
  3. Participants may not enter more than once. Any attempt by any entrant to make more entries by using multiple/different identities or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified at Sponsor’s sole discretion. All entries must be received by Sponsor during the Sweepstakes Period or they will be void.
  4. Participants must be 13 years of age (with parents’ permission) or 18 years of age and older, or the age of majority in their jurisdiction, whichever is greater, as of the commencement of the Sweepstakes Period.
  5. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.
  6. The influencer will randomly select a winner and confirm they have followed both @ogdolls and @american.girl.ideas Instagram accounts, and tagged 3 friends.
  7. The winner will receive an OG prize pack valued at $200.
  8. The Prize Pack will include the 2 deluxe dolls, 1 large accessory set (like the Beach House), and 1 deluxe outfit (collectively, the “Prize”). The Prize consists only of the items described above. All costs and expenses not expressly stated in the Prize description above as being included in the Prize are the responsibility solely of the winner.
  9. The Prize and the redemption thereof are subject to terms and conditions specified by Sponsor. The Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. Prize cannot be transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash, or used in conjunction with any other competition or offer. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute and/or modify a Prize with a prize of comparable or greater retail value, at its sole discretion. All taxes on Prize and all costs, fees and expenses related to acceptance and use of the Prize not specified in these Official Rules as being provided are the sole responsibility of winner. The value of the Prize won by a participant in the Sweepstakes may be taxable as income to its winner. Winner may be issued an IRS Form W-9 and a subsequent IRS Form 1099, if necessary. Upon receipt of the Prize, winner shall be required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. 
  10. All participants must enter the Sweepstakes before November 25, 2018 at midnight EST.
  11. The winners will be contacted through Instagram and both must respond within 24 hours, with each one providing their full name, mailing address, phone number and successfully answering a mathematical skill-testing question, otherwise they forfeit the Prize and another set of winners will be selected at random.
  12. The entrants selected as the potential winners must comply with all terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules and winning the Prize is contingent upon fulfilling all such requirements.
  13. The winners will be announced on the influencer’s Instagram page: www.instagram.com/american.girl.ideas on or about November 28, 2018.
  14. Potential winner may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility (an “Affidavit of Eligibility”), as well as any additional required information, releases or responses, and return the completed Affidavit of Eligibility to the e-mail address specified in the Affidavit of Eligibility and within the designated time frame stated in the Affidavit of Eligibility.  All applicable federal, state and local laws apply.
  15. The prizes will be shipped to the winners by UPS on or about the week of December 3, 2018. Unless stated otherwise by Sponsor, Prize will be awarded and delivered to an address within the 50 United States or D.C.  P.O. Boxes will not be accepted.  If any mail is returned as undeliverable without a forwarding address, then the Prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected at Sponsor’s discretion. All Prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor shall have no responsibility or obligation to a winner or potential winner who is unable to accept or utilize the Prize as described herein.
  16. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest or any other social media platform/company.
  17. No purchase is necessary. A purchase does not increase your chances at winning. Void where prohibited.
  18. By participating in this Sweepstakes, you agree to permit Sponsor and its designees to use your Entry, name, city and state address, social media name/account, voice, statement, image and/or other likeness for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes, in any manner, in any and all media, now or hereafter developed, including, but not limited to, within Sponsor’s website and on Sponsor’s social media pages, in perpetuity, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or permission from, or notification to, you, and you further agree to execute any specific consent needed or requested by Sponsor or its designees in furtherance of such use.
  19. General Conditions: Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service will apply.  If you are a potential winner, the Sponsor may contact you via mobile phone, which will be subject to the charges pursuant to your wireless service provider’s rate plan. By participating in this Sweepstakes, you agree: [a] to these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to the Sweepstakes; and [b] to release, waive, discharge, indemnify, defend and hold harmless Sponsor, and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, shareholders, partnership, members, principals, employees, agents, contractors or suppliers, and Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind arising out of or related to their participation in the Sweepstakes or their acceptance, use or misuse of the Prize including, without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, copyright, trademark, defamation or invasion of privacy.
  20. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Entry, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the natural person that is first named in the Entry, as determined by Sponsor. If the identity of the person submitting an Entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected Entry will be deemed ineligible.
  21. By entering the Sweepstakes, you represent and warrant as follows:  [a] the Entry is your own for you to win the Prize; [b] the Entry does not contain any false information; [c] as of the date of Entry, the Entry is not the subject of any actual or threatened litigation or claim; [d] the Entry does not and will not violate or infringe other people's or companies’ intellectual property, privacy, publicity, or other legal rights, or constitute copyright infringement; [e] the Entry does not contain any material disparaging of the Sponsor and Sponsor’s affiliates; [f] the Entry does not contain material embodying the names, images, likeness or voices identifying another person without permission; and [g] the Entry is not abusive, harassing, harmful to reputation, pornographic, indecent, profane, obscene, hateful, racist, or otherwise objectionable.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify (and refuse to accept or remove) any Entry that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, deems to violate these Official Rules.
  22. Released Parties are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: [a] electronic, hardware or software program, network, telephone, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind, including without limitation, server malfunction or by any human error which may occur in the processing of Entries or votes, or the unauthorized or illegal access to your personally identifiable or sensitive information or the awarding, delivery, acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the Prize, including without limitation, death and bodily injury; [b] failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions; late, lost, inaccurate, delayed, stolen, garbled, misdirected or incomplete entries or votes or for other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, 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, the announcement and notification of the Prize winner; or any condition caused by events that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted; or [c] cancellation, postponement, delay or change of date, venue or time of any events or transportation related to the Prize or the acceptance or use thereof. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person or person’s property related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or the relevant website(s) (including, but not limited to, the use of any device to automate the entry process), who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes or any portion thereof should viruses, bugs or other causes corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes, and limit entries to those submitted prior to the action taken, or to proceed in such a manner as may be deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor in its sole discretion and, if terminated, to award the prize from all non-suspect, eligible entries received prior to such action or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. 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. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
  23. Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in entering this Sweepstakes, and in no event will entrant be entitled to obtain attorneys’ fees or other legal costs; and (2) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, special, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, except as expressly provided above, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.
  24. IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU WAIVE 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.” You expressly waive and release any right or benefit which you have or may have under Section 1542 of the Civil Code of the State of California, to the full extent that you may waive all such rights and benefits pertaining to the matters released here. In connection with such waiver and relinquishment, you acknowledge that you are aware that you may hereafter discover claims presently unknown or unsuspected, or facts in addition to or different from those which you now know or believe to be true, with respect to the matters released herein; nevertheless, it is your intention 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 yourself and the Sponsor related to the Sweepstakes. 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. 
  25. By entering this Sweepstakes, you are agreeing to receive the Sponsor’s newsletters (including newsletters from its affiliated sites) and marketing materials, and you accept the provisions of Sponsor’s Privacy Policy located at <http://www.battatco.com/privacy-policy>. You can unsubscribe from such newsletters and marketing materials by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the bottom of the e-mailed newsletters/marketing materials. The personal information collected from each entrant in the course of the Sweepstakes will be used by Sponsor for the purposes of administration of the Sweepstakes, as set forth herein, and as otherwise permitted in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. Please see Sponsor’s Terms & Conditions, located at <http://www.battatco.com/terms-conditions>, for more information.
  26. Governing Law/Jurisdiction: The Sweepstakes and these Official Rules shall be construed in accordance with New York state law. Any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded or not awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the Courts located in New York County, New York.
  27. Sponsor: Maison Battat Inc., 8440 Darnley road, Montreal, QC, Canada H4T 1M4. 
  28. Winner’s List/Official Rules: To obtain any legally-required winner list (after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a written request, enclosed with a self-addressed envelope with the proper postage affixed, to: Maison Battat Inc., Attn: Social Media Team, 8440 Chemin Darnley, QC, H4T 1M4 (VT residents may omit return postage) by November 26, 2019.