Laura Mercier Instagram Giveaway Official Rules 

Competition ENTRY PERIOD:The Laura Mercier Instagram Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) begins at 9am on 16/05/14and ends at 6PM on 16/05/14 (the “Giveaway Period”).

ELIGIBILITY:The Laura Mercier Instagram Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the UK, age 18 or older at the time of entry. Void outside the UK, and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of Birchbox, Inc. (the"Sponsor") and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates,divisions, advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, shareholders, agents, employees, representatives,licensees, partners, associates, successors and assigns (collectively, "GiveawayEntities"), and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Giveaway is subject toall applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

ENTRY:There is one (1) way to enter: Follow @LauraMercierUK and @BirchboxUKinstagram. Like the Instagram photo and comment on why you want to win the prize. You are providing your information to Birchbox, Inc. and not to Instagram. The information you provide will only be used to administer and execute this Sweepstakes and as otherwise permitted by Sponsor’s privacy policy. LIMIT:Unlimited Instagram Entries per person. Entries become the property of theSponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Online entrants are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to the Sponsor’s PrivacyPolicy. In the event of a dispute, online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorised Account Holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. "Authorised Account Holder" means the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider,online service provider, or other organisation that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Sponsor is not responsible for illegible, incomplete,lost, late, damaged, misdirected, or postage-due mailed entries. Participants may not register with multiple email addresses nor may entrants use any other device or artifice to register multiple times or as multiple registrants. Any Participant who attempts to enter with multiple email addresses under multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to register/play multiple times will be disqualified and forfeits any and all prizes won, in Sponsor's discretion.

PRIZE/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS: One (1) winners will be randomly selected to win the Laura Mercier Cosmetic Collection inc. All prize details are at the Sponsor's sole discretion. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.
RANDOM DRAWING/NOTIFICATION: The one prize winner will be notified by a comment on the post on 16/05/14. Winners are requested to confirm his/her postal addresses within 48 hours via return email. Prize will be sent to the address on the entry form or address provided via email within 4-6 weeks of winner being verified.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: If the winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner's parent or legal guardian. If prize notification is returned as undeliverable or if a selected winner can not accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, then that winner will be disqualified and the corresponding prize will be forfeited and an new winner will be selected in a separate random drawing. Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize is non-assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.No cash in lieu of prize and no exchange or substitution of prize, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses of prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility. Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize.Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, home state, likeness, photographs,and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission. Winner acknowledges that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents DO NOT MAKE, NOR ARE IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INFACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE THE QUALITY, CONDITIONS, FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY OFANY ASPECT OF THE PRIZE BEING OFFERED EXCEPT THAT EACH MERCHANDISE PRIZE SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ITS MANUFACTURER’S STANDARD WARRANTY (IF ANY) AND THAT ALL PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS IS.” GENERAL: Participating entrants agree to these OfficialRules and the decisions of the Sponsor, and entrants agree to release, defend,and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities and Instagram from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the 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 participating in the promotion, each entrant releases and agrees to indemnifySweepstakes Entities and hold them harmless from and against any and all costs,claims, damages, (including, without limitation, any special, incidental or consequential damages), or any other injury, whether due to negligence or otherwise, to person(s) or property (including, without limitation, death or violation of any personal rights, such as violation of right of publicity/privacy, libel, or slander), due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the promotion, or arising out of participation in any promotion-related or prize-related activity, or the receipt, enjoyment,participation in, use or misuse, of any promotion or prize- related activity,whether hosted by Sponsor or a third party. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the"Authorised Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorised Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organisation that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. Sponsor, Instagram, Inc.,and each of their respective affiliate companies, parents, subsidiaries,officers, directors, and agents are not responsible for: (i) lost, late,misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission,interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent judging organisation, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes.Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from this Sweepstakes any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules; and(ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted(including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal. LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALISE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES,IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TOSEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TOTHE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW GOVERNING LAW / LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:This Sweepstakes shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, regardless of principles of conflicts of laws that may require the application of the laws of another jurisdiction. Any action or litigation concerning this Agreement shall take place exclusively int he federal or state courts sitting in New York, New York, and each entrant expressly consents to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waives all defences of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. Each entrant agrees to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of the UK. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES. ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY’S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE. DISPUTES: BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY) NOT TO EXCEED FIFTY DOLLARS($50.00), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS’ FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; (3)UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR,AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE,INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES NOT TO EXCEED FIFTY DOLLARS($50.00), AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED;AND (4) ENTRANTS’ REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY)AND ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. 

PRIVACY: By entering and providing the required entry information, entrants acknowledge that the Sponsor may also send information, samples or special offers it believes may be of interest to Entrant, or other information or goods offered by its marketing partners only if entrants consent to the use of their personal information in such manner; provided, however, that such consent is not required to enter theSweepstakes and will not increase your chances of winning. Personal information collected from online entrants is subject to the Privacy Policy, which can be found at:

OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 01/06/14, to: Laura Mercier Instagram Giveaway Official Rules Request, Birchbox UK, 4th Floor, 6 Heddon Street, W1B 4BS.  

WINNER CONFIRMATION: For a written confirmation of the winner (available after 19/05/14),send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than 01/06/14), to: Laura Mercier Instagram Giveaway Official Rules Request, Birchbox UK, 4th Floor, 6 Heddon Street, W1B 4BS.

MISCELLANEOUS: The invalidity or un-enforceability of any provision of these Official Rules or theReleases will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.In the event that any provision of the Official Rules or the Releases is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions will remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision. When terms such as "may" a reused in these Official Rules, Sponsor has sole and absolute discretion.Entrants agree to waive any rights to claim ambiguity of these Official Rules.Headings are solely for convenience of reference and will not be deemed to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of the documents or any provision hereof.In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes-related materials, privacy policy or terms of use on the Website and/or the terms and conditions of the OfficialRules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control and the discrepancy will be resolved in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.

OFFICIAL SPONSOR: Birchbox UK, 4th Floor, 6 Heddon Street, W1B 4BS. 

IMPORTANT:This Promotion is not in any manner sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram. You are submitting your information to the Sponsor and not to Instagram. Void outside the UK