IKEA Great Gift Card Giveaway

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

  1. PROMOTION DESCRIPTION. The IKEA Great Gift Card Giveaway (the "Sweepstakes") begins at 12:00:00 AM (ET) on 11/1/10 and ends at 11:59:59 PM (ET) on 11/28/10 ("Promotion Period"). There will be thirty-seven (37) Weekly Winners determined by a random drawing from among all eligible entries received from all methods combined at the end of each week of the Promotion Period, and a total of two (2) Grand Prize winners in the Sweepstakes to be determined by random drawing from among all eligible entries received from all methods combined at the conclusion of the Sweepstakes. Entrants may submit a maximum of one (1) entry as follows: one (1) entry via internet entry by creating or updating their IKEA profile, and up to five (5) bonus referral entries. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to comply with and abide by these official rules and the decisions of IKEA North America Services, LLC. 420 Alan Wood Road, Conshohocken, PA 19428 ("Sponsor"), which shall be final and binding in all respects.
  2. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Employees of IKEA North American Services, its parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries, partners, advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, "Promotion Entities") and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.
  3. HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES. Enter by going online to http://info.ikea-usa.com/signup ("Website") during the Promotion Period and create a new account. If you have an existing account, simply log in to your account from the page specified above and you will be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes. A user log in originating from a different log-in page will not result in a Sweepstakes entry.
    Weekly entry periods are as follows:
    Period 1: 12:00:00 AM (ET) 11/1/2010 – 11:59:59 PM (ET) 11/7/2010
    Period 2: 12:00:00 AM (ET) 11/8/2010 – 11:59:59 PM (ET) 11/14/2010
    Period 3: 12:00:00 AM (ET) 11/15/2010 – 11:59:59 PM (ET) 11/21/2010
    Period 4: 12:00:00 AM (ET) 11/22/2010 – 11:59:59 PM (ET) 11/28/2010
    No automated entry devices, bots and/or other programs and/or software are permitted for Sweepstakes entry. All entries become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind, whether mechanical, human or electronic. Only fully completed entries are eligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.

    REFER-A-FRIEND BONUS SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY: You have the option of providing friends'/relatives' email addresses to obtain additional bonus entries into the Sweepstakes. You may submit as many email addresses as you like by following the online instructions at the promotion Website. For each valid referral email address you provide that results in a new registration, you will receive one (1) additional entry into the Sweepstakes for a maximum of five (5) bonus referral entries per person during the Promotion Period. When you provide IKEA North American Services ("Sponsor") with a friend's/relative's email address, the Sponsor may send an email to your friend/relative, inviting him/her to visit the promotion Website to register and enter the Sweepstakes. If he/she chooses to register, he/she will be given the option of opting in to the Sponsor's mailing list. If your friend/relative chooses not to be added to the Sponsor's mailing list, he/she will not receive any further correspondence except if he/she is selected as a prize winner. You must obtain each friend's/relative's permission to submit his/her information prior to submitting your referral entry. Original entrant's friend/relative will not be entered into the Sweepstakes unless he/she visits (http://info.ikea-usa.com/signup) and successfully registers and enters the Sweepstakes.

    Limit six (6) total Sweepstakes entries per person for the Promotion Period ("Maximum Number" — see section #1 for limits per method of entry). Sponsor is not responsible for any change of mailing address, email address, and/or telephone number of entrants. In the event of a dispute, any Internet entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address (Internet entry) submitted at the time of entry, provided that person meets all eligibility requirements set forth in these Official Rules. "Authorized Account Holder" means the natural person who is assigned to an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or domains associated with the submitted accounts. Entrants may not enter more than the Maximum Number with multiple e-mail addresses. Any entrant who attempts to enter more than the Maximum Number using multiple e-mail addresses or under multiple identities will be disqualified from participation in the Sweepstakes and all entries from that individual will be considered void.
  4. WINNER SELECTION: Weekly winners will be selected in a random drawing to be conducted on or about the dates listed in the table below, from among all eligible entries received from all methods combined for each respective Weekly entry period by Sponsor or its designee, the judges in this Sweepstakes, whose decisions are final and binding. Grand Prize winners will be selected in a random drawing to be conducted on or about 12/8/10 from all eligible entries received from all methods combined for the Sweepstakes by Sponsor or its designee, the judges in this Sweepstakes, whose decisions are final. Winners will be notified by phone, mail and/or email at Sponsor's discretion. Non-winning Weekly entries will automatically rollover into any remaining drawing periods.
    Weekly drawing periods:
    Period 1: 11/10/2010
    Period 2: 11/17/2010
    Period 3: 11/24/2010
    Period 4: 12/1/2010
    Grand Prizes: 12/8/2010
  5. PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (ARV)/ODDS: Two (2) Grand Prizes — Each winner will receive $1,000 worth of IKEA Gift Cards. One Hundred Forty Eight (148) Weekly Prizes (37 prizes each Week) Each winner will receive $25 worth of IKEA Gift Cards. Gift cards are subject to the terms and conditions associated with their use. Total ARV of all prizes $5,700. Odds of winning a Weekly prize depend on total number of eligible entries received from all methods combined for the Weekly entry period. Odds of winning a Grand Prize depend on total number of eligible entries received from all methods combined for the Sweepstakes. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. Limit one (1) prize per person. All applicable federal, state, and local taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. Grand Prize winners will receive a 1099 tax form for the approximate retail value of the prize.
  6. GENERAL: Potential Grand Prize winners must execute and return a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release and, where permitted by law, Publicity Release within ten (10) days after the first notification attempt. If prize notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable, prize may be forfeited. Non-compliance with Official Rules may result in forfeiture of prize and an alternate winner may be selected. If prize notification or prize delivery is returned as non-deliverable, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. No cash equivalents, substitutions or transfer of prize is permitted except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize element of equal or greater value in the event that any offered prize is unavailable. Acceptance of a prize shall be construed as and signify the winner's agreement and consent that Sponsor may use the winner's name, voice, likeness and/or prize information, without limitation, for promotional purposes without further consideration, review, approval or payment, unless prohibited by law. By participating, entrants and winner release and agree to hold harmless Promotion Entities, its parent company, affiliates, directors, employees, officers and agents, including without limitation, their advertising/promotional agencies from any and all liability, injury, loss or damage of any kind, including but not limited to personal injury or death, arising from or in connection with participation in the Sweepstakes, or the awarding, receipt, possession, use or misuse of any prize and/or with respect to participation in any prize related activity. Winner acknowledges that neither Sponsor nor its agents have made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including, but not limited to, its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose. Any and all warranties and/or guarantees on a prize, if any, are subject to the manufacturers' terms therefore and winner agrees to look solely to such manufacturers for any such warranty and/or guarantee. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in printing, offering, announcement or administration of the Sweepstakes. By participating in this promotion, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects.

    Any attempted form of entry into the Sweepstakes, other than the entry methods stated, is prohibited. No automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. Sponsor, its affiliates, partners and promotion and advertising agencies are not responsible for lost, late, mutilated or illegible entries nor for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware, software, electronic, network, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, errors in transmission, lost or unavailable network connections, telephone connections, wireless phone connections, web site, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture or entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed transmissions which may limit or restrict an entrant's ability to enter the Sweepstakes, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's phone/computer, or other matter relating to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in the Sweepstakes. If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and select the remaining winners by random drawing from among all eligible entries received from all methods combined up to the point of the action taken by the Sponsor. Caution: Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the game 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 person to the fullest extent of the law.
  7. CONFIDENTIALITY: For information about how IKEA North America uses your personal information, please see its privacy policy, located at http://www.ikea.com/us/en/privacy_policy_new.html.
  8. For names of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 1/20/2011 to: IKEA Great Gift Card Giveaway — Winner's List, c/o 89 Degrees, 67 South Bedford Street, Suite 100E, Burlington, MA 01803. Winner's list to be available after 12/20/2010.

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