Material Innovation Initiative

Gift Card Sweepstakes

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

The MII Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) starts on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. ET (“Sweepstakes Period”).

ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open to any/all who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Employees of KD New York and Material Innovation Initiative (“Sponsor”), their parent company, subsidiaries, distributors, affiliates, promotion and advertising agencies, and members of their immediate family (spouse and parent, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable laws.

HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit the MII registration form and fill out all required fields to receive one (1) entry (each, an “Entry”). Entries must be received by April 2, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. ET to be considered. Any Entry which does not fill out all required fields is void.

Limit one (1) Entry per person for the duration of the Sweepstakes Period. You may only use one (1) email address to enter the Sweepstakes. Multiple Entries received from any person or email address in excess of one (1) will be void. All Entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.

RANDOM DRAWING: On or about April 15, 2021 one (1) winner (consisting of the entrant from the Entry) will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Random drawing will be conducted by an MII staff member using a random number generator that corresponds with the number of entries, which are received in a sequential numerical order upon submission. MII staff member decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential Winner will be notified by e-mail. Potential Winner will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within five (5) days of date of issuance. The Potential Winner must both respond and comply with the requirements as defined. Failure of the Potential Winner to comply with the requirements above may result in the applicable entry being disqualified and at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate Potential Winner may be selected. If such documents or requested information is not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact a Potential Winner or a Potential Winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner may be selected. If any Potential Winner is at least eighteen (18) but still considered a minor in his/her state of residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be required to comply with all requirements imposed on winners set forth herein.

GRAND PRIZE (1): Winner will $50.00 gift card from KD New York awarded in the form of a gift card. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) is $50. 

PRIZE CONDITIONS: Gift card terms and conditions are specified by KD New York and can be found on their website at https://kdnewyork.com/products/gift-card. Void where prohibited. All federal, state and local taxes and all other costs associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of the winners. Prizes awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. 

GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Sweepstakes; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor and their respective parents (as applicable), affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize; and (c) to the use of his/her name, voice, performance, photograph, caption, entry, and/or likeness for programming, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use. By participating, entrant also agrees not to release any publicity or other materials on their own or through someone else regarding their participation in the Sweepstakes without the prior consent of the Sponsor, which it may withhold in its sole discretion.

MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled Entries, or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or 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 of the prizes, donation, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. 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's computer 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, 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. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised for any reason, including virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, epidemic, pandemic or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of Entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes (or portion thereof) and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winners from among all non-suspect, eligible Entries received prior to action taken.

 

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes 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 final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the participant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the state of California, USA.

REQUEST FOR WINNER’S NAME: For the name of the Prize winner (available after April 30, 2021) send an email by May 14, 2021, to: jonathan@materialinnovation.org

 

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