Official Rules for Contests and Sweepstakes

Trustmark Jewelers LLC Official Rules and Policies for
Contests and Sweepstakes

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Official Contest or Sweepstakes Rules

Unless specified otherwise, Contests and Sweepstakes (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Contests or contests”) are limited to residents in the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (“D.C.”) only and shall be construed and evaluated according to the laws of the United States. You may not enter if you are not eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of entry and a legal resident of and located in one of the 50 United States or D.C. at the time of entry.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID OUTSIDE THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND D.C., AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED. The Contests sponsored by Trustmark Jewelers LLC, 1000 Jewels LLC and/or Trustmark Jewelers Group LLC (collectively hereinafter referred to as “Sponsor”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and D.C. who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry (see further restrictions in Rule 4 below). Contests are open for a limited time and all entries must be received by the posted date of closing or expiration. Sponsor reserves the right to conduct other versions of contests with different methods of entry, official rules, and prizes.

HOW TO ENTER: Enter by using the method or methods prescribed on/for the specific contest in question. Unless specified otherwise in writing, entries are limited to one entry per person and one entry per email address. Additional entries may be awarded to participants for sharing contests with others, signing up for newsletters, liking Facebook pages or any additional entry rewards specified for a/that particular contest. The use of spam bots, computer-generated entrants and other efforts to skew, influence or electronically submitting multiple entries is strictly prohibited and will result in all entries by participant being considered null and void (i.e., entrant will not be eligible to win).

PRIZES: The prize or prizes are specified for each contest. Each prize(s) is non-transferable and no substitutions will be made except as provided herein or at Sponsor’s sole discretion. All prizes will be awarded.

SELECTION of Winners: Unless specified otherwise, one winner will be selected at random from all eligible entries entered during the Contest Sign-up or Registration Period. Unless specified otherwise, Contest winners will be determined within 3 business days of the close of the Registration Period. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Except as otherwise contemplated in these Official Rules, personal information collected in connection with a/the Contest will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy, located at www.trustmarkjewelers.com.

NOTIFICATION of WINNERS: The winner of each Contest will receive a notification by email and will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (where permitted). The prize(s) or reward(s) will be delivered to the winner following the receipt of the Affidavit. If a prize cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value. All federal, state, and other taxes, are solely the responsibility of the winner. Winner will be issued an IRS form 1099 for any prize with an approximate retail value over $600.00. Winner grants (and agrees to confirm this grant in writing, if requested) permission for the Sponsor to use his/her name, photograph, likeness, statements, voice and address (city and state) on a worldwide basis, and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without notice or further compensation except where prohibited by law. Failure of winner to comply with the above prize claim requirements for any reason, or the return of any prize notification or prize as undeliverable, or the determination that the winner is ineligible to receive a prize, may result in forfeiture of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of e-mail, mailing address and/or telephone number of entrants. If a winner is found to be in violation of any of these Official Rules, he/she may be required to forfeit his/her prize.

ELIGIBILITY: The Contests are open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and D.C. who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. Officers, employees, and directors of Sponsor, Administrator and each of their respective parent entities, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies, advertising, promotion, or production agencies, web masters and web suppliers (all such individuals and entities referred to collectively as the “Promotion Entities”), and each of their respective IRS dependents, immediate household members (parent, child, sibling and spouse) and individuals residing in their same household are not eligible to participate.

GENERAL RULES: BY PARTICIPATING IN A/THIS CONTEST, ENTRANT AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE DECISIONS OF THE JUDGES AND TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, AND THE PROMOTION ENTITIES FROM AND AGAINST ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY CLAIMS, COSTS, INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST, OR THE DOWNLOADING OR ACCESSING OF ENTRY MATERIALS, OR THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION OR USE/MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED HEREIN, ANY SERVICES PROVIDED BY PARTIES OTHER THAN SPONSOR IN CONNECTION WITH THE PRIZE AWARDED, OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CLAIMS, COSTS, INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES RELATED TO PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, DAMAGE TO, LOSS OR DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, RIGHTS OF PUBLICITY OR PRIVACY, DEFAMATION OR PORTRAYAL IN A FALSE LIGHT). By entering, entrant agrees that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, participant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of Virginia without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. By entering, entrant consents to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in Norfolk or Virginia Beach, Virginia as applicable. Entrant agrees that, by submitting an entry, entrant will be bound by these Official Rules and entrant acknowledges that they satisfy all contest eligibility requirements. Sponsor’s employees, their immediate family members (spouses, domestic partners, parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren), and our affiliates, advisors or advertising/promotion agencies (and their immediate family members) are not eligible to enter the Contests.

INTERNET: The use of any automated launching or entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that permits the participant to automatically enter repeatedly is prohibited. Any person who uses or attempts to use such means to enter a Contest will be disqualified from participation in the Contest and will be ineligible to receive a prize. Additionally, entrants may not register with multiple email addresses nor use any other device or artifice to register multiple times or as multiple registrants. Any entrant 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. If for any reason this Contest is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, 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 Contest. In the event that the Contest is cancelled or terminated prior to the stated end date, Sponsor will randomly select the winner for the Contest from among all eligible, non-suspect, entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation/termination. Proof of entering information on Sponsor’s Website is not considered proof of delivery or receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries.

Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmissions or entries that are lost, late, stolen, incomplete, illegible, damaged, garbled, destroyed or misdirected, or for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, or for any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Contest or the downloading or accessing of any materials in this Contest. Sponsor is further not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the transmission, receipt or processing of entries. All incomplete or otherwise non-conforming entries will be disqualified. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY AND SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a potential winner based on an e-mail address, the potential winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry, provided such person meets the eligibility requirements of these Official Rules. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.