Friday, June 1, 2012

SUIT UP FOR SUMMER SWEEPSTAKES

2012 Official Rules 

No Purchase Necessary. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID Where Prohibited.

  1. DESCRIPTION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES: The Suit up for Summer Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is designed to give eligible entrants the opportunity to vote for their preferred Kardashian Kollection swimsuit. The prizes will be awarded to five (5) entrants who will be drawn at random.
  1. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are (a) over the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry; (b) registered users of www.facebook.com at the time of entry; and (c) not employees of Sears Holdings Management Corporation, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and its advertising and promotions agencies, and/or the immediate families and/or household members of each of the above. Void where prohibited. You must also have access to the Internet and a valid email address in order to enter. By entering and/or submitting an entry, you agree that you have read and consent to be bound by these Official Rules, Sears privacy policy (www.sears.com/privacy), and Facebook’s privacy policy (https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy). Eligibility is conditioned on the acceptance of these Official Rules at time of submission.

  2. HOW TO ENTER: To enter, you must (a) have an active Facebook account; (b) Like the official Facebook account for searsStyle (http://www.facebook.com/searsStyle); (c) vote for your favorite swimsuit and (d) provide your e-mail address. Voting may begin at 12:01 am Central Time on June 6, 2012 and must be received no later than 11:59 pm Central Time on June 12, 2012 (“Submission Period”). Sponsor will not notify entrant whether the Submission has been accepted or rejected. Limit one entry per person or Facebook account. Subsequent submissions received will be disqualified.
  1. JUDGING: Winners will be chosen at random.
  1. PRIZE: There will be five (5) Prizes, consisting of a physical $50 Sears gift card. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Prize is $50.
  1. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Submission of entry into this Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s agreement to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. Prize is not transferable. Taxes on Prize are sole responsibility of winner. No Prize substitutions or cash redemptions allowed except by Sponsor, who may substitute a Prize of equal or greater value if advertised Prize becomes unavailable.

    Return of any Prize or Prize notification may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Any potential winner who cannot be contacted within three (3) days of first attempted notification will forfeit Prize. Potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability & Publicity Release (where permitted) within three (3) days following the date of first attempted notification. Failure to comply within this time period may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

    The intellectual rights to the Submission, if any, will remain with the entrants, except that these terms do not supersede any other assignment or grant of rights according to any other separate agreements between entrants and other parties. As a condition of entry, entrants agree that Sponsor shall have the right to use, copy, modify and make available the entry in connection with the operation, conduct, administration, and advertising and promotion of the Sweepstakes via communication to the public, including, but not limited to the right to make screenshots, animations and video clips available to the public for promotional and publicity purposes.

    Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for, and winner’s consent to, Sponsor and its agencies to use the winner’s name, likeness and/or entry for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law.

    By participating in the Sweepstakes, winner agrees to release Sponsor and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any and all liability, loss or damage of any kind arising out of or in connection with their participation in this Sweepstakes or with respect to awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any Prize.

    Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.

    By entering, entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules. An entrant may be prohibited from participating in this Sweepstakes if, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, it reasonably believes that the entrant has attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices or by annoying, abusing, threatening or harassing any other entrants, the Sponsor or associated agencies.

    7. NO RECOURSE TO JUDICIAL OR OTHER PROCEDURES: To the extent permitted by law, the rights to litigate, to seek injunctive relief or to make any other recourse to judicial or any other procedure in case of disputes or claims resulting from or in connection with this Sweepstakes are hereby excluded, and any entrant expressly waives any and all such rights. Entrants agree that these Official Rules are governed by the laws of Illinois

    8. WARRANTY AND INDEMNITY: Entrants certify that their Submission is original and that they are the sole and exclusive owner and right holder of the submitted Submission and that they have the right to submit the Submission in the Sweepstakes. Each entrant agrees not to submit any Submission that (1) infringes any 3rd party proprietary, intellectual property, industrial property, personal rights or other rights, including without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or confidentiality obligation; (2) includes any personally identifiable information if any person other than entrant; or (3) otherwise violates applicable law in any countries in the world. To the maximum extent permitted by law, each entrant indemnifies and agrees to keep indemnified the Sponsor at all times from and against any liability, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses resulting from any act, default or omission of the entrant and/or a breach of any warranty set forth herein. To the maximum extent permitted by law, each entrant indemnifies and agrees to keep indemnified the Sponsor at all times from and against any liability, actions, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses for or in respect of which the Sponsor may become liable by reason of or related or incidental to any act, default or omission by an entrant under these Official Rules including without limitation resulting from or in relation to any breach, non-observance, act or omission whether negligent or otherwise, pursuant to these Official Rules by an entrant.

    9. ELIMINATION: Any false information provided within the context of the Sweepstakes by any entrant concerning identity, postal address, telephone number, ownership of right or noncompliance with these rules or the like may result in the immediate elimination of the entrant from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any entry that it believes in its sole and unfettered discretion infringes upon or violates the rights of any third party or otherwise does not comply with these Official Rules.

    10. INTERNET: Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission. Sponsor is not responsible for theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind. Sponsor is not responsible for inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof, except to the extent that any death or personal injury is caused by the negligence of the Sponsor. If for any reason the Internet portion of the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, disruption or termination of the Facebook service and/or website for any reason or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to immediately cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. Caution: Any attempt by an Entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such entrant to the fullest extent of the law. Facebook.com is not affiliated with this Sweepstakes in any way and is not responsible for the administration of the Sweepstakes or the awarding of any Prizes.

    11. SEVERABILITY: If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.

    12. USE OF INFORMATION: Information provided on Sweepstakes entries or in connection with winning a Prize will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at www.sears.com/privacy.

    13. SPONSOR: Sears Holdings Management Corporation 3333 Beverly Road Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60179.
©2012 Sears Holdings Management Corporation. All rights reserved.

Monday, May 7, 2012

SearsStyle Prom Style contest
2012 Official Rules


No Purchase Necessary. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID Where Prohibited.

  1. DESCRIPTION OF THE CONTEST: The Prom Style contest (“Contest”) is designed to give eligible entrants the opportunity to submit to Sears descriptions of their prom style. The Prize will be awarded to the entrant who submits the best entry as determined by the judges in accordance with these Official Rules.
  1. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are (a) over the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry; (b) registered users of www.twitter.com at the time of entry; and (c) not employees of Sears Holdings Management Corporation, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and its advertising and promotions agencies, and/or the immediate families and/or household members of each of the above. Void where prohibited. You must also have access to the Internet and a valid email address in order to enter. By entering and/or submitting a scent name, you agree that you have read and consent to be bound by these Official Rules, Sears privacy policy (www.sears.com/privacy), and Twitter’s privacy policy (www.twitter.com/privacy). Eligibility is conditioned on the acceptance of these Official Rules at time of submission.

  2. HOW TO ENTER: To enter, you must (a) have an active Twitter account; (b) follow the official Twitter account for searsStyle (http://www.twitter.com/searsStyle); (c) submit a description in the form of a Tweet via the Twitter service (“Submission”); and (d) include the following hashtag in your Submission: #promStyle. Submissions may be made beginning at 12:01 am Central Time on May 22, 2012 and must be received no later than 11:59 pm Central Time on May 28, 2012 (“Submission Period”). Sponsor will not notify entrant whether the Submission has been accepted or rejected.
  1. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Each Submission must include one (1) description. Each Submission must also comply with the following:

    1. Each Submission must meet the Twitter website’s technical and content requirements (available at www.twitter.com). Submissions should not exceed 140 characters in length. Any Submission that exceeds 140 characters in length may be disqualified at any time in Sponsor’s sole and unfettered discretion. Any Submission that fails to meet the Sponsor’s specifications may be disqualified at any time in Sponsor’s sole and unfettered discretion.

    2. The Submission must be your own original work, created solely by you, and must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights of any person or entity.

    3. Submissions that are lewd, obscene, sexually explicit, pornographic, disparaging, defamatory, libelous, obscene, or Submissions that otherwise contain inappropriate content or objectionable material may not be submitted and may be disqualified at any time in Sponsor’s sole and unfettered discretion.

    4. The Submission must not contain any personally identifiable information of any person other than yourself. Should you include personally identifiable information about yourself in your Submission, you acknowledge and agree that such information will be disclosed publicly and you are solely responsible for any consequences thereof.

    5. You may not be, nor may you work with parties in conjunction with your Submissions who are: 1) represented under contract (e.g., by a talent agent or manager) that would limit or impair Sponsor’s ability to display your Submission in any media form; or 2) under any other contractual relationship, including but not limited to guild and/or union memberships, that may prevent Sponsor from being able to use the Submissions worldwide in all media in perpetuity on a royalty-free basis, without any payment or fee obligations.

    6. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and unfettered discretion to disqualify any Submission that it believes violates or potentially violates any of the foregoing requirements or otherwise fails to comply with any provision of these Official Rules. The decisions of the Sponsor on this and all matters pertaining to the Contest shall be final and binding.
  1. JUDGING: A panel of judges made up of Sponsor employees will review the Submissions and select ten winners based on the following judging criteria: (1) originality (50%); (2) creativity (50%). In the event of a tie, the Submission among the tied entries with the highest score in “humor” will be deemed a potential winner. Potential winners are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.
  1. PRIZE: There will be five (5) Prizes, consisting of one (1) physical gift card valued $50. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize is $50.
  1. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Submission of entry into this Contest constitutes entrant’s agreement to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Contest. Prize is not transferable. No Prize substitutions or cash redemptions allowed except by Sponsor, who may substitute a Prize of equal or greater value if advertised Prize becomes unavailable.

    Return of any Prize or Prize notification may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Any potential winner who cannot be contacted within three (3) days of first attempted notification will forfeit Prize. Potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability & Publicity Release (where permitted) within three (3) days following the date of first attempted notification. Failure to comply within this time period may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

    The intellectual rights to the Submission, if any, will remain with the entrants, except that these terms do not supersede any other assignment or grant of rights according to any other separate agreements between entrants and other parties. As a condition of entry, entrants agree that Sponsor shall have the right to use, copy, modify and make available the entry in connection with the operation, conduct, administration, and advertising and promotion of the Contest and Sears beauty products via communication to the public, including, but not limited to the right to make screenshots, animations and video clips available to the public for promotional and publicity purposes.

    By participating in the Contest, winner agrees to release Sponsor and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any and all liability, loss or damage of any kind arising out of or in connection with their participation in this Contest or with respect to awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any Prize

    Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest or in the announcement of the prize.

    By entering, entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules. In the event of a dispute as to who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the Twitter account submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” means the natural person who is in control of the email address associated with the entering Twitter account.

    An entrant may be prohibited from participating in this Contest if, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, it reasonably believes that the entrant has attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices or by annoying, abusing, threatening or harassing any other entrants, the Sponsor or associated agencies.

    8. NO RECOURSE TO JUDICIAL OR OTHER PROCEDURES: To the extent permitted by law, the rights to litigate, to seek injunctive relief or to make any other recourse to judicial or any other procedure in case of disputes or claims resulting from or in connection with this Contest are hereby excluded, and any entrant expressly waives any and all such rights. Entrants agree that these Official Rules are governed by the laws of Illinois

    9. WARRANTY AND INDEMNITY: Entrants certify that their Submission is original and that they are the sole and exclusive owner and right holder of the submitted Submission and that they have the right to submit the Submission in the Contest. Each entrant agrees not to submit any Submission that (1) infringes any 3rd party proprietary, intellectual property, industrial property, personal rights or other rights, including without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or confidentiality obligation; (2) includes any personally identifiable information if any person other than entrant; or (3) otherwise violates applicable law in any countries in the world. To the maximum extent permitted by law, each entrant indemnifies and agrees to keep indemnified the Sponsor at all times from and against any liability, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses resulting from any act, default or omission of the entrant and/or a breach of any warranty set forth herein. To the maximum extent permitted by law, each entrant indemnifies and agrees to keep indemnified the Sponsor at all times from and against any liability, actions, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses for or in respect of which the Sponsor may become liable by reason of or related or incidental to any act, default or omission by an entrant under these Official Rules including without limitation resulting from or in relation to any breach, non-observance, act or omission whether negligent or otherwise, pursuant to these Official Rules by an entrant.

    10. ELIMINATION: Any false information provided within the context of the Contest by any entrant concerning identity, ownership of right or noncompliance with these rules or the like may result in the immediate elimination of the entrant from the Contest. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any entry that it believes in its sole and unfettered discretion infringes upon or violates the rights of any third party or otherwise does not comply with these Official Rules.

    11. INTERNET: Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission. Sponsor is not responsible for theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind. Sponsor is not responsible for inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof, except to the extent that any death or personal injury is caused by the negligence of the Sponsor. If for any reason the Internet portion of the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, disruption or termination of the Twitter service and/or website for any reason or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to immediately cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. Caution: Any attempt by an Entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such entrant to the fullest extent of the law. Twitter.com is not affiliated with this Contest in any way and is not responsible for the administration of the Contest or the awarding of any Prizes.

    12. SEVERABILITY: If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.

    13. USE OF INFORMATION: Information provided on Contest entries or in connection with winning a Prize will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at www.sears.com/privacy.

    14. SPONSOR: Sears Holdings Management Corporation 3333 Beverly Road Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60179.

    ©2012 Sears Holdings Management Corporation. All rights reserved.

Friday, April 27, 2012

AVENGERS SWEEPSTAKES
2012 Official Rules 

No Purchase Necessary. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID Where Prohibited.


  1. DESCRIPTION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES: The Avengers Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is designed to give eligible entrants the opportunity to vote for their preferred character from “The Avengers.” The prizes will be awarded to five (5) entrants who will be drawn at random.
  1. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are (a) over the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry; (b) registered users of www.facebook.com at the time of entry; and (c) not employees of Sears Holdings Management Corporation, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and its advertising and promotions agencies, and/or the immediate families and/or household members of each of the above. Void where prohibited. You must also have access to the Internet and a valid email address in order to enter. By entering and/or submitting an entry, you agree that you have read and consent to be bound by these Official Rules, Sears privacy policy (www.sears.com/privacy), and Facebook’s privacy policy (https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy). Eligibility is conditioned on the acceptance of these Official Rules at time of submission.

  2. HOW TO ENTER: To enter, you must (a) have an active Facebook account; (b) Like the official Facebook account for Now + Here (http://www.facebook.com/nowandhere); (c) vote for your favorite “The Avengers” character or click the link to participate without liking the choices provided and (d) provide your e-mail address. Voting may begin at 12:01 am Central Time on April 30, 2012 and must be received no later than 11:59 pm Central Time on May 7, 2012 (“Submission Period”). Sponsor will not notify entrant whether the Submission has been accepted or rejected. Limit one entry per person or Facebook account. Subsequent submissions received will be disqualified.
  1. JUDGING: Winners will be chosen at random.
  1. PRIZE: There will be five (5) Prizes, consisting of a physical $50 Sears gift card. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Prize is $50.
  1. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Submission of entry into this Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s agreement to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. Prize is not transferable. Taxes on Prize are sole responsibility of winner. No Prize substitutions or cash redemptions allowed except by Sponsor, who may substitute a Prize of equal or greater value if advertised Prize becomes unavailable.

    Return of any Prize or Prize notification may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Any potential winner who cannot be contacted within three (3) days of first attempted notification will forfeit Prize. Potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability & Publicity Release (where permitted) within three (3) days following the date of first attempted notification. Failure to comply within this time period may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

    The intellectual rights to the Submission, if any, will remain with the entrants, except that these terms do not supersede any other assignment or grant of rights according to any other separate agreements between entrants and other parties. As a condition of entry, entrants agree that Sponsor shall have the right to use, copy, modify and make available the entry in connection with the operation, conduct, administration, and advertising and promotion of the Sweepstakes via communication to the public, including, but not limited to the right to make screenshots, animations and video clips available to the public for promotional and publicity purposes.

    Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for, and winner’s consent to, Sponsor and its agencies to use the winner’s name, likeness and/or entry for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law.

    By participating in the Sweepstakes, winner agrees to release Sponsor and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any and all liability, loss or damage of any kind arising out of or in connection with their participation in this Sweepstakes or with respect to awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any Prize.

    Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.

    By entering, entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules. An entrant may be prohibited from participating in this Sweepstakes if, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, it reasonably believes that the entrant has attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices or by annoying, abusing, threatening or harassing any other entrants, the Sponsor or associated agencies.

    7. NO RECOURSE TO JUDICIAL OR OTHER PROCEDURES: To the extent permitted by law, the rights to litigate, to seek injunctive relief or to make any other recourse to judicial or any other procedure in case of disputes or claims resulting from or in connection with this Sweepstakes are hereby excluded, and any entrant expressly waives any and all such rights. Entrants agree that these Official Rules are governed by the laws of Illinois

    8. WARRANTY AND INDEMNITY: Entrants certify that their Submission is original and that they are the sole and exclusive owner and right holder of the submitted Submission and that they have the right to submit the Submission in the Sweepstakes. Each entrant agrees not to submit any Submission that (1) infringes any 3rd party proprietary, intellectual property, industrial property, personal rights or other rights, including without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or confidentiality obligation; (2) includes any personally identifiable information if any person other than entrant; or (3) otherwise violates applicable law in any countries in the world. To the maximum extent permitted by law, each entrant indemnifies and agrees to keep indemnified the Sponsor at all times from and against any liability, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses resulting from any act, default or omission of the entrant and/or a breach of any warranty set forth herein. To the maximum extent permitted by law, each entrant indemnifies and agrees to keep indemnified the Sponsor at all times from and against any liability, actions, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses for or in respect of which the Sponsor may become liable by reason of or related or incidental to any act, default or omission by an entrant under these Official Rules including without limitation resulting from or in relation to any breach, non-observance, act or omission whether negligent or otherwise, pursuant to these Official Rules by an entrant.

    9. ELIMINATION: Any false information provided within the context of the Sweepstakes by any entrant concerning identity, postal address, telephone number, ownership of right or noncompliance with these rules or the like may result in the immediate elimination of the entrant from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any entry that it believes in its sole and unfettered discretion infringes upon or violates the rights of any third party or otherwise does not comply with these Official Rules.

    10. INTERNET: Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission. Sponsor is not responsible for theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind. Sponsor is not responsible for inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof, except to the extent that any death or personal injury is caused by the negligence of the Sponsor. If for any reason the Internet portion of the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, disruption or termination of the Facebook service and/or website for any reason or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to immediately cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. Caution: Any attempt by an Entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such entrant to the fullest extent of the law. Facebook.com is not affiliated with this Sweepstakes in any way and is not responsible for the administration of the Sweepstakes or the awarding of any Prizes.

    11. SEVERABILITY: If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.

    12. USE OF INFORMATION: Information provided on Sweepstakes entries or in connection with winning a Prize will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at www.sears.com/privacy.

    13. SPONSOR: Sears Holdings Management Corporation 3333 Beverly Road Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60179.
©2012 Sears Holdings Management Corporation. All rights reserved.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

SearsStyle Hats Off to Mothers contest
2012 Official Rules


No Purchase Necessary. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID Where Prohibited.

  1. DESCRIPTION OF THE CONTEST: The Hats Off to Mothers Contest (“Contest”) is designed to give eligible entrants the opportunity to submit to Sears their reasons why their mothers mean the world to them. The Prize will be awarded to the entrant who submits the best entry as determined by the judges in accordance with these Official Rules.
  1. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are (a) over the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry; (b) registered users of www.twitter.com at the time of entry; and (c) not employees of Sears Holdings Management Corporation, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and its advertising and promotions agencies, and/or the immediate families and/or household members of each of the above. Void where prohibited. You must also have access to the Internet and a valid email address in order to enter. By entering and/or submitting a scent name, you agree that you have read and consent to be bound by these Official Rules, Sears privacy policy (www.sears.com/privacy), and Twitter’s privacy policy (www.twitter.com/privacy ). Eligibility is conditioned on the acceptance of these Official Rules at time of submission.

  2. HOW TO ENTER: To enter, you must (a) have an active Twitter account; (b) follow the official Twitter account for searsStyle (http://www.twitter.com/searsStyle); (c) submit a reason in the form of a Tweet via the Twitter service (“Submission”); and (d) include the following hashtag in your Submission: #searsMoms. Submissions may be made beginning at 12:01 am Central Time on May 11, 2012 and must be received no later than 11:59 pm Central Time on May 17, 2012 (“Submission Period”). Sponsor will not notify entrant whether the Submission has been accepted or rejected.
  1. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Each Submission must include one (1) reason. Each Submission must also comply with the following:


    1. Each Submission must meet the Twitter website’s technical and content requirements (available at www.twitter.com). Submissions should not exceed 140 characters in length. Any Submission that exceeds 140 characters in length may be disqualified at any time in Sponsor’s sole and unfettered discretion. Any Submission that fails to meet the Sponsor’s specifications may be disqualified at any time in Sponsor’s sole and unfettered discretion.

    2. The Submission must be your own original work, created solely by you, and must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights of any person or entity.

    3. Submissions that are lewd, obscene, sexually explicit, pornographic, disparaging, defamatory, libelous, obscene, or Submissions that otherwise contain inappropriate content or objectionable material may not be submitted and may be disqualified at any time in Sponsor’s sole and unfettered discretion.

    4. The Submission must not contain any personally identifiable information of any person other than yourself. Should you include personally identifiable information about yourself in your Submission, you acknowledge and agree that such information will be disclosed publicly and you are solely responsible for any consequences thereof.

    5. You may not be, nor may you work with parties in conjunction with your Submissions who are: 1) represented under contract (e.g., by a talent agent or manager) that would limit or impair Sponsor’s ability to display your Submission in any media form; or 2) under any other contractual relationship, including but not limited to guild and/or union memberships, that may prevent Sponsor from being able to use the Submissions worldwide in all media in perpetuity on a royalty-free basis, without any payment or fee obligations.

    6. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and unfettered discretion to disqualify any Submission that it believes violates or potentially violates any of the foregoing requirements or otherwise fails to comply with any provision of these Official Rules. The decisions of the Sponsor on this and all matters pertaining to the Contest shall be final and binding.
  1. JUDGING: A panel of judges made up of Sponsor employees will review the Submissions and select ten winners based on the following judging criteria: (1) originality (50%); (2) creativity (50%). In the event of a tie, the Submission among the tied entries with the highest score in “humor” will be deemed a potential winner. Potential winners are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.
  1. PRIZE: There will be three (3) Prizes, consisting of one (1) navy floppy hat from the Kardashian Kollection and one (1) physical gift card valued $50. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the hat Prize is $50.
  1. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Submission of entry into this Contest constitutes entrant’s agreement to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Contest. Prize is not transferable. No Prize substitutions or cash redemptions allowed except by Sponsor, who may substitute a Prize of equal or greater value if advertised Prize becomes unavailable.

    Return of any Prize or Prize notification may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Any potential winner who cannot be contacted within three (3) days of first attempted notification will forfeit Prize. Potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability & Publicity Release (where permitted) within three (3) days following the date of first attempted notification. Failure to comply within this time period may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

    The intellectual rights to the Submission, if any, will remain with the entrants, except that these terms do not supersede any other assignment or grant of rights according to any other separate agreements between entrants and other parties. As a condition of entry, entrants agree that Sponsor shall have the right to use, copy, modify and make available the entry in connection with the operation, conduct, administration, and advertising and promotion of the Contest and Sears beauty products via communication to the public, including, but not limited to the right to make screenshots, animations and video clips available to the public for promotional and publicity purposes.

    By participating in the Contest, winner agrees to release Sponsor and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any and all liability, loss or damage of any kind arising out of or in connection with their participation in this Contest or with respect to awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any Prize

    Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest or in the announcement of the prize.

    By entering, entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules. In the event of a dispute as to who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the Twitter account submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” means the natural person who is in control of the email address associated with the entering Twitter account.

    An entrant may be prohibited from participating in this Contest if, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, it reasonably believes that the entrant has attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices or by annoying, abusing, threatening or harassing any other entrants, the Sponsor or associated agencies.

    8. NO RECOURSE TO JUDICIAL OR OTHER PROCEDURES: To the extent permitted by law, the rights to litigate, to seek injunctive relief or to make any other recourse to judicial or any other procedure in case of disputes or claims resulting from or in connection with this Contest are hereby excluded, and any entrant expressly waives any and all such rights. Entrants agree that these Official Rules are governed by the laws of Illinois

    9. WARRANTY AND INDEMNITY: Entrants certify that their Submission is original and that they are the sole and exclusive owner and right holder of the submitted Submission and that they have the right to submit the Submission in the Contest. Each entrant agrees not to submit any Submission that (1) infringes any 3rd party proprietary, intellectual property, industrial property, personal rights or other rights, including without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or confidentiality obligation; (2) includes any personally identifiable information if any person other than entrant; or (3) otherwise violates applicable law in any countries in the world. To the maximum extent permitted by law, each entrant indemnifies and agrees to keep indemnified the Sponsor at all times from and against any liability, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses resulting from any act, default or omission of the entrant and/or a breach of any warranty set forth herein. To the maximum extent permitted by law, each entrant indemnifies and agrees to keep indemnified the Sponsor at all times from and against any liability, actions, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses for or in respect of which the Sponsor may become liable by reason of or related or incidental to any act, default or omission by an entrant under these Official Rules including without limitation resulting from or in relation to any breach, non-observance, act or omission whether negligent or otherwise, pursuant to these Official Rules by an entrant.

    10. ELIMINATION: Any false information provided within the context of the Contest by any entrant concerning identity, ownership of right or noncompliance with these rules or the like may result in the immediate elimination of the entrant from the Contest. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any entry that it believes in its sole and unfettered discretion infringes upon or violates the rights of any third party or otherwise does not comply with these Official Rules.

    11. INTERNET: Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission. Sponsor is not responsible for theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind. Sponsor is not responsible for inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof, except to the extent that any death or personal injury is caused by the negligence of the Sponsor. If for any reason the Internet portion of the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, disruption or termination of the Twitter service and/or website for any reason or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to immediately cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. Caution: Any attempt by an Entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such entrant to the fullest extent of the law. Twitter.com is not affiliated with this Contest in any way and is not responsible for the administration of the Contest or the awarding of any Prizes.

    12. SEVERABILITY: If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.

    13. USE OF INFORMATION: Information provided on Contest entries or in connection with winning a Prize will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at www.sears.com/privacy.

    14. SPONSOR: Sears Holdings Management Corporation 3333 Beverly Road Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60179.

    ©2012 Sears Holdings Management Corporation. All rights reserved.

Friday, April 20, 2012

searsStyle searsBeauty contest 2012 Official Rules

No Purchase Necessary. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID Where Prohibited.


  1. DESCRIPTION OF THE CONTEST: The weekly searsBeauty Contest (“Contest”) is designed to give eligible entrants the opportunity to submit answers to beauty-related questions to Sears. The Prize will be awarded to the entrant who submits the best entry as determined by the judges in accordance with these Official Rules.
  1. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are (a) over the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry; (b) registered users of www.twitter.com at the time of entry; and (c) not employees of Sears Holdings Management Corporation, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and its advertising and promotions agencies, and/or the immediate families and/or household members of each of the above. Void where prohibited. You must also have access to the Internet and a valid email address in order to enter. By entering and/or submitting a scent name, you agree that you have read and consent to be bound by these Official Rules, Sears privacy policy (www.sears.com/privacy), and Twitter’s privacy policy (www.twitter.com/privacy). Eligibility is conditioned on the acceptance of these Official Rules at time of submission.

  2. HOW TO ENTER: To enter, you must (a) have an active Twitter account; (b) follow the official Twitter account for searsStyle (http://www.twitter.com/searsStyle); (c) answer the question posed by @searsStyle in a Tweet via the Twitter service (“Submission”); and (d) include the following hashtag in your Submission: #searsBeauty. Submissions may be made beginning at 3:00 pm Eastern Time each Wednesday and must be received no later than 3:20 pm Eastern Time on the same day (“Submission Period”). Sponsor will not notify entrant whether the Submission has been accepted or rejected.

  3. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Each Submission must include one (1) answer. Each Submission must also comply with the following:
    1. Each Submission must meet the Twitter website’s technical and content requirements (available at www.twitter.com). Submissions should not exceed 140 characters in length. Any Submission that exceeds 140 characters in length may be disqualified at any time in Sponsor’s sole and unfettered discretion. Any Submission that fails to meet the Sponsor’s specifications may be disqualified at any time in Sponsor’s sole and unfettered discretion.
    2. The Submission must be your own original work, created solely by you, and must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights of any person or entity.
    3. Submissions that are lewd, obscene, sexually explicit, pornographic, disparaging, defamatory, libelous, obscene, or Submissions that otherwise contain inappropriate content or objectionable material may not be submitted and may be disqualified at any time in Sponsor’s sole and unfettered discretion.
    4. The Submission must not contain any personally identifiable information of any person other than yourself. Should you include personally identifiable information about yourself in your Submission, you acknowledge and agree that such information will be disclosed publicly and you are solely responsible for any consequences thereof.
    5. You may not be, nor may you work with parties in conjunction with your Submissions who are: 1) represented under contract (e.g., by a talent agent or manager) that would limit or impair Sponsor’s ability to display your Submission in any media form; or 2) under any other contractual relationship, including but not limited to guild and/or union memberships, that may prevent Sponsor from being able to use the Submissions worldwide in all media in perpetuity on a royalty-free basis, without any payment or fee obligations.
Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and unfettered discretion to disqualify any Submission that it believes violates or potentially violates any of the foregoing requirements or otherwise fails to comply with any provision of these Official Rules. The decisions of the Sponsor on this and all matters pertaining to the Contest shall be final and binding.

  1. JUDGING: A panel of judges made up of Sponsor employees will review the Submissions and select winners based on the following judging criteria: (1) originality (50%); (2) creativity (50%). In the event of a tie, the Submission among the tied entries with the highest score in “humor” will be deemed a potential winner. Potential winners are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. 
  1. PRIZE: Prizes will be announced on Twitter each week and vary from one (1) to ten (10) Prizes. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Prize will vary.
  1. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Submission of entry into this Contest constitutes entrant’s agreement to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Contest. Prize is not transferable. No Prize substitutions or cash redemptions allowed except by Sponsor, who may substitute a Prize of equal or greater value if advertised Prize becomes unavailable.

    Return of any Prize or Prize notification may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Any potential winner who cannot be contacted within three (3) days of first attempted notification will forfeit Prize. Potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability & Publicity Release (where permitted) within three (3) days following the date of first attempted notification. Failure to comply within this time period may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

    The intellectual rights to the Submission, if any, will remain with the entrants, except that these terms do not supersede any other assignment or grant of rights according to any other separate agreements between entrants and other parties. As a condition of entry, entrants agree that Sponsor shall have the right to use, copy, modify and make available the entry in connection with the operation, conduct, administration, and advertising and promotion of the Contest and Sears beauty products via communication to the public, including, but not limited to the right to make screenshots, animations and video clips available to the public for promotional and publicity purposes.

    By participating in the Contest, winner agrees to release Sponsor and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any and all liability, loss or damage of any kind arising out of or in connection with their participation in this Contest or with respect to awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any Prize.

    Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest or in the announcement of the prize.

    By entering, entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules. In the event of a dispute as to who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the Twitter account submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” means the natural person who is in control of the email address associated with the entering Twitter account.

    An entrant may be prohibited from participating in this Contest if, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, it reasonably believes that the entrant has attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices or by annoying, abusing, threatening or harassing any other entrants, the Sponsor or associated agencies.
  1. NO RECOURSE TO JUDICIAL OR OTHER PROCEDURES: To the extent permitted by law, the rights to litigate, to seek injunctive relief or to make any other recourse to judicial or any other procedure in case of disputes or claims resulting from or in connection with this Contest are hereby excluded, and any entrant expressly waives any and all such rights. Entrants agree that these Official Rules are governed by the laws of Illinois.
  1. WARRANTY AND INDEMNITY: Entrants certify that their Submission is original and that they are the sole and exclusive owner and right holder of the submitted Submission and that they have the right to submit the Submission in the Contest. Each entrant agrees not to submit any Submission that (1) infringes any 3rd party proprietary, intellectual property, industrial property, personal rights or other rights, including without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or confidentiality obligation; (2) includes any personally identifiable information if any person other than entrant; or (3) otherwise violates applicable law in any countries in the world. To the maximum extent permitted by law, each entrant indemnifies and agrees to keep indemnified the Sponsor at all times from and against any liability, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses resulting from any act, default or omission of the entrant and/or a breach of any warranty set forth herein. To the maximum extent permitted by law, each entrant indemnifies and agrees to keep indemnified the Sponsor at all times from and against any liability, actions, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses for or in respect of which the Sponsor may become liable by reason of or related or incidental to any act, default or omission by an entrant under these Official Rules including without limitation resulting from or in relation to any breach, non-observance, act or omission whether negligent or otherwise, pursuant to these Official Rules by an entrant.
  2. ELIMINATION: Any false information provided within the context of the Contest by any entrant concerning identity, ownership of right or noncompliance with these rules or the like may result in the immediate elimination of the entrant from the Contest. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any entry that it believes in its sole and unfettered discretion infringes upon or violates the rights of any third party or otherwise does not comply with these Official Rules.
  3. INTERNET: Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission. Sponsor is not responsible for theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind. Sponsor is not responsible for inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof, except to the extent that any death or personal injury is caused by the negligence of the Sponsor. If for any reason the Internet portion of the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, disruption or termination of the Twitter service and/or website for any reason or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to immediately cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. Caution: Any attempt by an Entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such entrant to the fullest extent of the law. Twitter.com is not affiliated with this Contest in any way and is not responsible for the administration of the Contest or the awarding of any Prizes.
  4. SEVERABILITY: If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.
  5. USE OF INFORMATION: Information provided on Contest entries or in connection with winning a Prize will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at www.sears.com/privacy.
  6. SPONSOR: Sears Holdings Management Corporation 3333 Beverly Road Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60179.
©2012 Sears Holdings Management Corporation. All rights reserved.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Penny Chic Sweepstakes 2012 Official Rules



No Purchase Necessary. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID Where Prohibited.

  1. DESCRIPTION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES: The searsStyle Penny Chic Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is designed to give eligible entrants the opportunity to vote on their favorite Sears items that fashion blogger Shauna Miller (“Penny Chic”) selected as her five favorites. The prizes will be awarded to five entrants who will be drawn at random.
  1. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are (a) over the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry; (b) registered users of www.facebook.com at the time of entry; and (c) not employees of Sears Holdings Management Corporation, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and its advertising and promotions agencies, and/or the immediate families and/or household members of each of the above. Void where prohibited. You must also have access to the Internet and a valid email address in order to enter. By entering and/or submitting an entry, you agree that you have read and consent to be bound by these Official Rules, Sears privacy policy (www.sears.com/privacy), and Facebook’s privacy policy (https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy). Eligibility is conditioned on the acceptance of these Official Rules at time of submission.

  2. HOW TO ENTER: To enter, you must (a) have an active Facebook account; (b) Like the official Facebook account for searsStyle (http://www.facebook.com/searsStyle); (c) vote for your favorite item selected by Penny Chic and (d) provide your e-mail address. Voting may begin at 12:01 am Central Time on April 18, 2012 and must be received no later than 11:59 pm Central Time on April 27, 2012 (“Submission Period”). Sponsor will not notify entrant whether the Submission has been accepted or rejected. Limit one entry per person or Facebook account. Subsequent submissions received will be disqualified.
  1. JUDGING: Winners will be chosen at random.
  1. PRIZE: There will be five (5) Prizes, consisting of a physical $50 Sears gift card. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Prize is $50.
  1. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Submission of entry into this Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s agreement to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. Prize is not transferable. Taxes on Prize are sole responsibility of winner. No Prize substitutions or cash redemptions allowed except by Sponsor, who may substitute a Prize of equal or greater value if advertised Prize becomes unavailable.

    Return of any Prize or Prize notification may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Any potential winner who cannot be contacted within three (3) days of first attempted notification will forfeit Prize. Potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability & Publicity Release (where permitted) within three (3) days following the date of first attempted notification. Failure to comply within this time period may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

    The intellectual rights to the Submission, if any, will remain with the entrants, except that these terms do not supersede any other assignment or grant of rights according to any other separate agreements between entrants and other parties. As a condition of entry, entrants agree that Sponsor shall have the right to use, copy, modify and make available the entry in connection with the operation, conduct, administration, and advertising and promotion of the Sweepstakes via communication to the public, including, but not limited to the right to make screenshots, animations and video clips available to the public for promotional and publicity purposes.

    Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for, and winner’s consent to, Sponsor and its agencies to use the winner’s name, likeness and/or entry for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law.

    By participating in the Sweepstakes, winner agrees to release Sponsor and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any and all liability, loss or damage of any kind arising out of or in connection with their participation in this Sweepstakes or with respect to awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any Prize.

    Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.

    By entering, entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules. An entrant may be prohibited from participating in this Sweepstakes if, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, it reasonably believes that the entrant has attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices or by annoying, abusing, threatening or harassing any other entrants, the Sponsor or associated agencies.

    7. NO RECOURSE TO JUDICIAL OR OTHER PROCEDURES: To the extent permitted by law, the rights to litigate, to seek injunctive relief or to make any other recourse to judicial or any other procedure in case of disputes or claims resulting from or in connection with this Sweepstakes are hereby excluded, and any entrant expressly waives any and all such rights. Entrants agree that these Official Rules are governed by the laws of Illinois.

    8. WARRANTY AND INDEMNITY: Entrants certify that their Submission is original and that they are the sole and exclusive owner and right holder of the submitted Submission and that they have the right to submit the Submission in the Sweepstakes. Each entrant agrees not to submit any Submission that (1) infringes any 3rd party proprietary, intellectual property, industrial property, personal rights or other rights, including without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or confidentiality obligation; (2) includes any personally identifiable information if any person other than entrant; or (3) otherwise violates applicable law in any countries in the world. To the maximum extent permitted by law, each entrant indemnifies and agrees to keep indemnified the Sponsor at all times from and against any liability, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses resulting from any act, default or omission of the entrant and/or a breach of any warranty set forth herein. To the maximum extent permitted by law, each entrant indemnifies and agrees to keep indemnified the Sponsor at all times from and against any liability, actions, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses for or in respect of which the Sponsor may become liable by reason of or related or incidental to any act, default or omission by an entrant under these Official Rules including without limitation resulting from or in relation to any breach, non-observance, act or omission whether negligent or otherwise, pursuant to these Official Rules by an entrant.

    9. ELIMINATION: Any false information provided within the context of the Sweepstakes by any entrant concerning identity, postal address, telephone number, ownership of right or noncompliance with these rules or the like may result in the immediate elimination of the entrant from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any entry that it believes in its sole and unfettered discretion infringes upon or violates the rights of any third party or otherwise does not comply with these Official Rules.

    10. INTERNET: Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission. Sponsor is not responsible for theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind. Sponsor is not responsible for inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof, except to the extent that any death or personal injury is caused by the negligence of the Sponsor. If for any reason the Internet portion of the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, disruption or termination of the Facebook service and/or website for any reason or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to immediately cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. Caution: Any attempt by an Entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such entrant to the fullest extent of the law. Facebook.com is not affiliated with this Sweepstakes in any way and is not responsible for the administration of the Sweepstakes or the awarding of any Prizes.

    11. SEVERABILITY: If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.

    12. USE OF INFORMATION: Information provided on Sweepstakes entries or in connection with winning a Prize will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at www.sears.com/privacy.

    13. SPONSOR: Sears Holdings Management Corporation 3333 Beverly Road Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60179.

    ©2012 Sears Holdings Management Corporation. All rights reserved.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Kardashian Kollection Home

Kardashian Kollection Home Sweepstakes

2012 Official Rules

No Purchase Necessary. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID Where Prohibited.
  1. DESCRIPTION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES: The Kardashian Kollection Home Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is designed to give fans the opportunity to vote on the room most deserving of a makeover and for that fan to receive a $250 Sears gift card and bed linens set. Four (4) $50 gift cards will be awarded to the runners-up and one (1) $200 gift card and linen set will be awarded to the grand prize winner.
  1. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are (a) over the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry; (b) registered users of www.facebook.com at the time of entry; and (c) not employees of Sears Holdings Management Corporation, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and its advertising and promotions agencies, and/or the immediate families and/or household members of each of the above. Void where prohibited. You must also have access to the Internet and a valid email address in order to enter. By entering and/or submitting an entry, you agree that you have read and consent to be bound by these Official Rules, Sears privacy policy (www.sears.com/privacy), and Facebook’s privacy policy (https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy). Eligibility is conditioned on the acceptance of these Official Rules at time of submission.

  2. HOW TO VOTE: To vote, you must (a) have an active Facebook account; (b) Like the official Facebook account for searsStyle (http://www.facebook.com/searsStyle); and (c) vote for your favorite photo selected by searsStyle. Voting may begin at 12:01 am Central Time on April 25, 2012 and must be received no later than 11:59 pm Central Time on April 29, 2012 (“Submission Period”). Limit one vote per person or Facebook accoun
  1. JUDGING: The winner will be determined by the photo receiving the most votes.
  1. PRIZE: There will be four (4) Runner-Up Prizes, consisting of a physical $50 Sears gift card, and one (1) Grand Prize of one (1) Kardashian Kollection 4-piece comforter set (size of their choice) which includes one (1) comforter, two (2) shams and one (1) bedskirt, plus three (3) coordinating decorative pillows in winner's choice of pattern and size. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Prizes are $50 and $320.
  1. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Submission of entry into this Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s agreement to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. Prize is not transferable. Taxes on Prize are sole responsibility of winner. No Prize substitutions or cash redemptions allowed except by Sponsor, who may substitute a Prize of equal or greater value if advertised Prize becomes unavailable.

    Return of any Prize or Prize notification may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Any potential winner who cannot be contacted within three (3) days of first attempted notification will forfeit Prize. Potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability & Publicity Release (where permitted) within three (3) days following the date of first attempted notification. Failure to comply within this time period may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

    The intellectual rights to the Submission, if any, will remain with the entrants, except that these terms do not supersede any other assignment or grant of rights according to any other separate agreements between entrants and other parties. As a condition of entry, entrants agree that Sponsor shall have the right to use, copy, modify and make available the entry in connection with the operation, conduct, administration, and advertising and promotion of the Sweepstakes via communication to the public, including, but not limited to the right to make screenshots, animations and video clips available to the public for promotional and publicity purposes.

    Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for, and winner’s consent to, Sponsor and its agencies to use the winner’s name, likeness and/or entry for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law.

    By participating in the Sweepstakes, winner agrees to release Sponsor and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any and all liability, loss or damage of any kind arising out of or in connection with their participation in this Sweepstakes or with respect to awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any Prize.

    Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.

    By entering, entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules. An entrant may be prohibited from participating in this Sweepstakes if, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, it reasonably believes that the entrant has attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices or by annoying, abusing, threatening or harassing any other entrants, the Sponsor or associated agencies.

7. NO RECOURSE TO JUDICIAL OR OTHER PROCEDURES: To the extent permitted by law, the rights to litigate, to seek injunctive relief or to make any other recourse to judicial or any other procedure in case of disputes or claims resulting from or in connection with this Sweepstakes are hereby excluded, and any entrant expressly waives any and all such rights. Entrants agree that these Official Rules are governed by the laws of Illinois.

8. WARRANTY AND INDEMNITY: Entrants certify that their Submission is original and that they are the sole and exclusive owner and right holder of the submitted Submission and that they have the right to submit the Submission in the Sweepstakes. Each entrant agrees not to submit any Submission that (1) infringes any 3rd party proprietary, intellectual property, industrial property, personal rights or other rights, including without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or confidentiality obligation; (2) includes any personally identifiable information if any person other than entrant; or (3) otherwise violates applicable law in any countries in the world. To the maximum extent permitted by law, each entrant indemnifies and agrees to keep indemnified the Sponsor at all times from and against any liability, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses resulting from any act, default or omission of the entrant and/or a breach of any warranty set forth herein. To the maximum extent permitted by law, each entrant indemnifies and agrees to keep indemnified the Sponsor at all times from and against any liability, actions, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses for or in respect of which the Sponsor may become liable by reason of or related or incidental to any act, default or omission by an entrant under these Official Rules including without limitation resulting from or in relation to any breach, non-observance, act or omission whether negligent or otherwise, pursuant to these Official Rules by an entrant.

9. ELIMINATION: Any false information provided within the context of the Sweepstakes by any entrant concerning identity, postal address, telephone number, ownership of right or noncompliance with these rules or the like may result in the immediate elimination of the entrant from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any entry that it believes in its sole and unfettered discretion infringes upon or violates the rights of any third party or otherwise does not comply with these Official Rules.

10. INTERNET: Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission. Sponsor is not responsible for theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind. Sponsor is not responsible for inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof, except to the extent that any death or personal injury is caused by the negligence of the Sponsor. If for any reason the Internet portion of the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, disruption or termination of the Facebook service and/or website for any reason or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to immediately cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. Caution: Any attempt by an Entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such entrant to the fullest extent of the law. Facebook.com is not affiliated with this Sweepstakes in any way and is not responsible for the administration of the Sweepstakes or the awarding of any Prizes.

11. SEVERABILITY: If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.

12. USE OF INFORMATION: Information provided on Sweepstakes entries or in connection with winning a Prize will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at www.sears.com/privacy.

13. SPONSOR: Sears Holdings Management Corporation 3333 Beverly Road Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60179.




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