15,000 Instagram Followers Giveaway Official Rules Sponsored by Birchbox ("Sponsors”) NO ENTRY FEE. NO PURCHASE OR OBLIGATION NECESSARY TO PLAY OR WIN. Entry deadline is 6pm, February 12, 2015. 

Eligibility: The 15,000 Instagram Followers Giveaway (the "Sweepstakes") is open to legal residents of the U.K., age 18 or older, who have an active e-mail account and Internet access as of the beginning of the 15,000 Instagram Followers Giveaway period. Employees of Sponsors and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfilment agencies, their immediate family members and persons living in their same household, are not eligible to participate in the 15,000 Instagram Followers Giveaway.  Participation in the 15,000 Instagram Followers Giveaway constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules & Regulations ("Official Rules"). VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. 

To Enter: You may enter the 15,000 Instagram Followers Giveaway Official Rules Giveaway in one of two ways:

(a) To enter, leave a comment on the Instagra, photo announcing the giveaway (facebook.com/birchboxUK) between February 12, 2015, at 12pm, and February 12, 2015 at 6pm, Each entrant must be the rightful owner (or have authorised use) of the e-mail address identified in the entrant’s entry as of February 12, 2015. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner, the winner will be deemed to be the person in whose name the e-mail account governing the e-mail address was opened. Entrants must provide all information requested to be eligible to win. Incomplete, unreadable, or unintelligible entries will be disqualified. All entries must be received by February 12, 2015 by 6pm. All information provided by entrants becomes the property of Sponsor. 

(b) To enter by email without obligation, email competitions@birchbox.co.uk. Please be sure to include 15,000 Instagram Followers Giveaway in the subject line. All email entries must be received by February 12, 2015 by 6pm. No mechanically reproduced mail-in entries are allowed and any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or the like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods. There is no limit on the number of online entries per entrant during the entry period. You will receive one entry per card, and may submit as many mail-in entries as you wish.  

Prize Drawing: All 15,000 Instagram Followers Giveaway entries meeting the requirements of these Official Rules will be entered into the prize drawing, to be held on or around February 12, 2015 at the Birchbox offices, International House, 21 Hanover Street, London, W1S 1YU. The drawing will be conducted by independent judges whose decisions are final and binding. The one (1) winner will be selected at random from among all eligible entries received. Winners will be notified by e-mail or comment.   Prizes and Odds: The prizes to be awarded from the 15,000 Instagram Followers Giveaway are as follows: (a) Two (2) winners: will receive 15 Birchbox Beauty Samples. The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Winners are solely responsible for any and all federal, state, provincial and local taxes that apply to prizes. No cash or other substitution of prizes is permitted, except at the sole option of Sponsor for a prize of equal or greater value. Prizes won by minors will be awarded to the parents or legal guardians, who must sign all required affidavits and releases. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes. Notification of Winners: Winners will be notified by e-mail within five (5) business days of the prize drawing, and may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release within seven (7) days of notification. If a selected Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize and/or where applicable an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release is not timely received, is incomplete or modified, prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner will be selected from remaining valid, eligible entries timely submitted. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorised account holder of the e-mail account specified in the entry. "Authorised account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organisation (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. No automatically generated entries will be accepted. 

Privacy Policy: Any personal information supplied by you to Birchbox will be subject to Birchbox’s privacy policy posted at https://birchbox.co.uk/privacy. Birchbox will not sell, rent, transfer or otherwise disclose your personal data to any third party other than the corresponding Sponsors whose offers you failed to opt-out. Additionally, by entering the 15,000 Instagram Followers Giveaway you understand that Birchbox may send you additional commercial marketing email regarding Birchbox and its partners. 

General Rules: By entering, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules. The ‘15,000 Instagram Followers Giveaway  is offered by Sponsor, Birchbox, International House, 21 Hanover Street, London, W1S 1YU, UK, which is not responsible for late, lost, delayed, damaged, postage-due, incomplete, illegible, or misdirected entries, responses, or other correspondence, whether by e-mail or postal mail or otherwise, or for theft or destruction or unauthorised access or alterations of entry materials, phone, electrical, network, computer, hardware, software program or transmission malfunctions, failures or difficulties. By participating and winning a prize, Winner releases Sponsor, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees, sponsors, and agents, including advertising and promotion agencies, from any and all liability with respect to the 15,000 Instagram Followers Giveaway or the acceptance, possession or use of any prize, including without limitation (i) any condition caused by events beyond Sponsor’s control that may cause the 15,000 Instagram Followers Giveaway to be disrupted or corrupted; (ii) any injuries, losses, or damages (compensatory, direct, incidental, consequential or otherwise) of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the 15,000 Instagram Followers Giveaway ; and (iii) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the 15,000 Instagram Followers Giveaway. Sponsor’s decisions in all respects relative to the 15,000 Instagram Followers Giveaway are final. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the 15,000 Instagram Followers Giveaway in whole or in part, in the event of fraud, technical or other difficulties or if the integrity of the 15,000 Instagram Followers Giveaway  is compromised, without liability to the entrant. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any winner, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The winner is responsible for paying any income taxes on the value of the prize received. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state, provincial and local regulations apply.  Additional Conditions: Except where prohibited by law, by accepting any prize, Winner consents to the use of his/her name, photo and/or likeness, biographical information, winning entry and statements attributed to winner (if true) for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned. Allow 6-8 weeks for delivery of prizes.

Winner’s List, Official Rules: For a list of prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send your request and a stamped, self-addressed envelope to 15,000 Instagram Followers Giveaway, Birchbox UK, International House, 21 Hanover Street, W1S 1YU, or (for Winner's list only) send an email message to competitions@birchbox.co.uk with "Winner's list" as the email subject and contest name specified in the body of the e-mail. 

Sponsor's Address: Sponsor is Birchbox UK,  21 Hanover Street, London, W1S 1YU, UK. Copyright © 2014 Birchbox, Inc.