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Giesswein USA 2017 Adventcalendar

Official Rules for all 2017 Giesswein USA Adventcalendar Giveaways

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who enter via facebook.com/GiessweinUSA and/or Instagram.com/_wooliscool_ and who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry.The Campaign is only open to legal residents of the United States of America, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Giesswein USA, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Campaign. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of Giesswein USA as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.

3. Campaign Period: Entries will be accepted 24h from the time the giveaway is posted. See list of contest dates below. 

4. How to Enter: The Campaign must be entered by submitting an entry via the comment or direct message, as specified in that day's post. The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Giesswein USA. 

5. Prizes: The Winner(s) of the Campaign (the “Winner”) will receive one prize per giveaway, as detailed below. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by Giesswein USA.  No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at Giesswein USA's discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Giesswein USA to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

7. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by a random drawing  under the supervision of Giesswein USA. Winner will be notified by Facebook or Instagram message within five (5) days following selection of Winner. Giesswein USA shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 7 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT GIESSWEINS SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

8. Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that Giesswein USA, anyone acting on behalf of Giesswein USA, and Giesswein USA’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes. without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. Optional verbiage for Contests: By entering this content, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of Giesswein USA. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Giesswein USA from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Giesswein USA may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.

 

9. Terms & Conditions: Giesswein USA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Giesswein USA’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, [your company name] may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Giesswein USA. Giesswein USA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.Giesswein USA has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, Giesswein USA reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Giesswein USA and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

11. Disputes: THIS Campaign IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF The United States of America AND Maine, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Maine having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

12. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Giesswein USA website. To read the Privacy Policy, click here. Note: a privacy policy is optional, but may be required when running a promotion on the web when using third party platforms or when using features from social channels. Including this information makes it clear to your users how you are going to use their information.

13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Giesswein USA, 41 Canal Street, Lewiston, ME 04240. Requests must be received no later than 12/31/2017.

14. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Campaign is Giesswein USA, 41 Canal Street, Lewiston, ME 04240, USA.

15. Facebook: The Campaign hosted by Giesswein USA is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.

16. By entering the contest, You, the Contestant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules.

 

PRIZES AND CONTEST DATES:

PRIZES:

                         

Giesswein Tote Bags        

                     

Giesswein Pillow                          

 

Giesswein Portfolio Cases

Sheep Ornaments (from Target)

Giesswein Anja houseshoe

CONTEST DATES & HOW TO ENTER

(updated daily throughout the contest period)

Friday December 1, 2017

Giveaway: 1 Giesswein boiled wool tote bag, approx. retail value $45

How to enter: Comment on our 12/1/2017 Facebook or Instagram post with the name your favorite Giesswein shoe to be entered for a chance to win. Contest open for 24h from posted time. ​

Satuday December 2, 2017

Giveaway: 10% discount code on wooliscool.com for 1 winner, approx retail value N/A

How to enter: like & comment on our 12/2/17 Facebook or Instagram post ot be entered for a chance to win. Contest open for 24h from posted time. 

Sunday December 3, 2017

Giveaway: 1 Giesswein boiled wool tote bag, approx retail value $45

How to enter: Comment on our 12/3/17 Facebook or Instagram post with your favorite place to wear your Giessweins below to be entered for a chance to win. Contest open for 24h from posted time. ​

Wednesday December 6, 2017

Giveaway: 1 Giesswein boiled wool tote bag, approx retail value $45

How to enter: like or comment on our 12/6/17 Facebook or Instagram post to be entered for a chance to win. Contest open for 24h from posted time. 

Thursday December 7, 2017

Giveaway: 1 Giesswein boiled wool tote bag, approx retail value $45

How to enter:  like or comment on our 12/7/17 Facebook or Instagram post o be entered for a chance to win. Contest open for 24h from posted time. 

Friday December 8, 2017

Giveaway:  10% discount code for 1 winner, approx retail value N/A

How to enter: Comment on our 12/8/17 Facebook or Instagram post and let us know which Giesswein styles are on your Christmas wishlist for a chance to win a 10% discount code on anything in our webstore. Contest open for 24h from posted time. 

Saturday December 9, 2017

Giveaway: 1 pair of Anja houseshoes, sz 36-42 available. Approx retail value $104

How to Enter: Comment on our 12/9/17 Facebook or Instagram post with an animal that you would like to see on a future Giesswein slipper for your chance to win.Contest open for 24h from posted time. 

Sunday December 10, 2017

Giveaway: 1 Giesswein boiled wool tote bag, approx retail value $45

How to enter: like or comment on our 12/10/17 Facebook or Instragram post to be entered for a chance to win. Contest open for 24h from posted time. ​

Monday December 11, 2017

Giveaway: 10% discount code on wooliscool.com for 1 winner, approx retail value N/A

How to enter: like & comment on our 12/11/17 Facebook or Instragram post to be entered for a chance to win. Contest open for 24h from posted time. ​Discount code will be valid 2 weeks from date of issuance.

Tuesday December 12, 2017

Giveaway: 1 Giesswein boiled wool tote bag, approx retail value $45

How to enter: On our 12/12/17 Facebook or Instragram post, comment with the name your favorite appliqued style below to be entered for a chance to win a 10% discount on anything in our webstore. Contest open for 24h from posted time

​Wednesday December 13, 2017

Giveaway: 1 discount code for 10% off an order on wooliscool.com

How to enter: On our 12/13/17 Facebook or Instragram post like or comment to be entered for a chance to win. Contest open for 24h from posted time. Code will be valid for 2 weeks from issue date.

Thursday December 14, 2017

Giveaway: 1 Giesswein boiled wool tote bag, approx retail value $45

How to enter: On our 12/14/17 Facebook or Instragram post, Comment with how many pairs of Giessweins you own to be entered for a chance to win. Contest open for 24h from posted time

Saturday December 16, 2017

Giveaway: 1 pair of Giesswein Anja slippers, size 36-42 available. Approx retail value $104.

How to enter: : like or comment on our 12/16/17 Facebook or Instragram post FB & IG to be entered for a chance to win. Contest open for 24h from posted time

Sunday December 17, 2017

Giveaway : 1 free pair of wool footbeds -  choose from Slate, Charcoal or Natural color. Approx retail value $29

How to enter: On our 12/17/17 Facebook or Instragram post, comment below with why you like to wear slippers to be entered for a chance to win!Contest open for 24h from posted time

Monday December 18, 2017

Giveaway: 1 free sheep pillow, approx retail value $45

How to enter: like or comment on our 12/18/17 Facebook or Instragram post to be entered for a chance to win. Contest open for 24h from posted time

Tuesday December 19, 2017

Giveaway : 1 wool portfolio case, approx retail value $45

How to enter: On our 12/19/17 Facebook or Instragram post, comment with the name of your favorite Giesswein shoe to be entered for a chance to win. Contest open for 24h from posted time

Wednesday December 20, 2017

Giveaway: 1  sheep pillow, approx retail value $45

How to enter: On 12/20/2017, send us the answer to the following question in a prive Facebook or Instagram message to be entered for a chance to win: In which year was Giesswein founded? 

Thursday December 21, 2017

Giveaway : 1 wool portfolio case, approx retail value $45

How to enter: like or comment on our 12/21/17 Facebook or Instragram post to be entered for a chance to win. Contest open for 24h from posted time

Friday December 22, 2017

Giveaway: 1 sheep pillow, approx retail value $45

How to enter: On our 12/22/17 Facebook or Instragram post, let us know in the comments below why you think wool is cool to be entered for a chance to win.  Contest open for 24h from posted time.

Saturday December 23, 2017

Giveaway: 1 Giesswein Hat - style to be determined by Giesswein USA

How to enter: On 12/23/17, send us a private message through Facebook or Instagram answering the below question to be entered for a chance to win: In which Austrian town was Giesswein founded and continues to be headquartered in?

Sunday December 24, 2017

Giveaway : 1 free pair of shoes - style subject to availibility. Approx retail value - $84-$156

How to enter: On our 12/24/17 Facebook or Instragram post, comment with what you like best about Giesswein shoes to be entered for a chance to winContest open for 24h from posted time.