Home is Giveaway
Win a $1,000 MG+BW Gift Card
One lucky winner, chosen at random, will receive a $1,000 Gift Card
RETAIL VALUE: $1,000
GIVEAWAY RUNS ON Instagram® ONLY
Giveaway Period: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 EST through Friday, December 18, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PST
- Follow @mgbwhome on Instagram®.
- Post a photo of a room or corner of your home on your (Public) Instagram account.
- In the caption of your post: a. Write: Home Is___________. Fill in the blank with a word that says what home means to you.
b. Include the Giveaway hashtag #MGBWHomeIs in your caption to be entered.
Winner chosen at random from Entrants who complete the steps above.
NOTE: Your Instagram Account must be Public during the Giveaway period to enter. This allows your post to be found via the hashtag #MGBWHomeIs and entered into the Giveaway
Entrants may enter only once during the Giveaway time period.
Winner will be notified via Instagram Direct Message, in the Comments of their Entry Post, and announced in a Giveaway Instagram® Story on @MGBWhome Tuesday, December 22, 2020.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
THIS PROMOTION IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH INSTAGRAM.
The Home Is _________ Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) consists of one (1) random drawing of one (1) winner of a $1,000 Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams (“MGBW”) Gift Card. It is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (excluding residents of Rhode Island, Puerto Rico, US territories & possessions, and Canada) who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees of MGBW and its parent and affiliate companies as well as the immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings and children) of MGBW and its parent and affiliate companies and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state, municipal and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. Participation constitutes each entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and any MGBW-related decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Giveaway. Winning the prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
SPONSOR: The Mitchell Gold Co. d/b/a Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, 135 One Comfortable Place, Taylorsville, NC 28681. Giveaway Administrator: Random.org, 8 Dawson St., Dublin, Ireland, D02 N767.
TIMING: Entire Giveaway of one (1) random drawing of one (1) winner begins on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 9 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) and ends on Friday, December 18, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Announcement of the winner will be on Tuesday, December 18, 2020. Winner will be notified by Instagram Direct Message, and announced in a Giveaway Instagram® Story on @MGBWhome. MGBW’s company computer system will be official time-keeping device for the Giveaway.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Giveaway period, entrants may enter only once by completing these three steps: 1. Follow @mgbwhome on Instagram® 2. Post a photo of a room or corner of your home on your (public) Instagram account. 3. Post your photo with a caption that says: Home Is___________. FILL IN THE BLANK WITH A WORD THAT SAYS WHAT HOME MEANS TO YOU. Also include the Giveaway Campaign hashtag: #MGBWHomeIs. And our Instagram @name: @MGBWhome. MUST INCLUDE #MGBWHomeIs to be entered. And your Instagram account must be Public during the Giveaway time period. Entrants must have all rights to the photo they submit as well as permissions from any person in the photo to use their likeness.
REQUIREMENTS: Entrant must complete all steps; failure to do so will result in a voided entry. For an entry to be accepted, Entrant must enter on Instagram and must include the Instagram hashtag #MGBWHomeIs. Entrant’s Instagram account must be Public so that the post can be seen and counted as an entry. And Entrant must Follow @MGBWhome on Instagram. Multiple entries by an individual Entrant are not permitted. Any attempt by any Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different Instagram® accounts, email addresses, identities or registrations, or any other methods, will void that Entrant’s entry and that Entrant will be disqualified.
By entering the Giveaway, Entrant allows MGBW to share the Entrant’s photograph, and crop or edit the photograph as needed, sizing it to share it in different media channels. MGBW may also share all or part of the Entrant’s caption of the entry post that completes the “Home Is _________” sentence in conjunction with the photograph or separately in a graphic created by MGBW. MGBW may share the photograph and/or the caption copy, at MGBW’s sole discretion, for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further notice, payment, or consideration.
WINNER SELECTION: The potential winner of the Giveaway will be selected in a random drawing via Random.org, the Giveaway Administrator, from among all eligible entries received during the Giveaway period. (One (1) entry equals one (1) post with a photo and a caption that includes the Giveaway entry hashtag (#MGBWHomeIs) and the Home Is ________ statement, as well as Following @MGBWhome on Instagram.) The odds of winning will depend on the number of entries received. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, MGBW will award the prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules.
CLAIMING THE PRIZE: Winner will be emailed, and also announced in an @MGBWhome Home Is Giveaway Instagram Story. To claim the prize, winner must contact MGBW within 72 hours by emailing MGBW Vice President of Communications Mindy Drucker at firstname.lastname@example.org, and providing full name, address, and telephone number. MGBW will email the Winner confirming receipt of the winner’s contact information. The prize will be emailed to the winner within four (4) weeks. All taxes or expenses, including, without limitation, any other costs incurred in claiming or using the prize is the sole responsibility of the winner. Sponsor or its designated agent may issue an IRS Tax Form 1099 to the winner for a prize with a retail value of $1.000.00. Please note that the prize is non-transferable, and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at MGBW’s sole discretion. The prize cannot be exchanged for cash or credit at a Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Signature Store or independent retailer carrying MGBW merchandise. The prize can only be redeemed via a Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Signature Store or online at www.mgbwhome.com. Winner must specify where they will use the gift certificate when accepting the prize, either at www.mgbwhome.com or in the Signature Store of their choice.
RELEASE: By receipt of the prize, the winner agrees to release and hold harmless The Mitchell Gold Co. d/b/a Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and its parent and affiliate companies and their respective employees, agents, shareholders and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims or causes of action whatsoever.
PUBLICITY: Except where prohibited, participation in the Giveaway constitutes winner’s consent to MGBW and its parent and affiliate companies’ and their respective employees’, agents’, shareholders’ and representatives’ use of the winner’s name, likeness, photograph, Giveaway entry Instagram post including photograph and copy, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state, at MGBW’s sole discretion, for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further notice, payment, or consideration.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: MGBW reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Giveaway, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond MGBW’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Giveaway, as determined by MGBW at its sole discretion. MGBW reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, MGBW reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. MGBW’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveaway; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to, malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Giveaway; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Giveaway or the processing of entries; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Giveaway or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Giveaway, if it is possible. No more than the stated prize will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated prize as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, MGBW reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims, if possible.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Giveaway or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.
INSTAGRAM DISCLAIMER: Entrants should understand that they are providing their information to the Sponsor and not to Instagram. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram.®
LAW: The Giveaway is subject to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. The Giveaway will be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of North Carolina without application of any conflicts of laws or choice of laws provisions. Disputes between any winner or entrant and MGBW related to this Giveaway shall be submitted to final, binding arbitration heard by a single arbitrator in accordance with the then-current Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitration shall be conducted in English, in Alexander or Catawba County, North Carolina, and all entrants specifically hereby consent to these venues.
BEST OF LUCK AND THANK YOU FOR ENTERING!