August Store Singapore Instagram Giveaway Terms & Conditions
August Store Giveaway is open to all Singapore residents who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry. Void where prohibited or restricted by law or regulations. Winner(s) are responsible for all associated costs to redeem the prize. No purchase or payment necessary to enter or win. A purchase or payment of any kind will not increase your chances of winning.
SPONSOR: The sponsor of the August Store Giveaway 2023 (the “Giveaway) is August Store Pte Ltd (the “Sponsor”), whose decisions are final and binding as to all aspects of this Giveaway. Sponsor may promote and advertise this Giveaway using services provided by Instagram, Inc. (“Instagram”), however, this Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. Any inquiries regarding this Giveaway are to be directed to Sponsor.
BINDING AGREEMENT: These Official Rules (“Rules”) constitute a legally binding agreement by and between Sponsor and entrant (“Entrant(s)”), and govern entry in the Giveaway. By participating, Entrants fully and unconditionally agree to abide by these Rules. Failure to comply with these Rules will void an Entrant’s entry. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Entrants and/or Potential Winner may be required to provide proof of identification and eligibility as required by Sponsor. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any other Giveaway or promotional materials and the terms and conditions of these Rules, these Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
ELIGIBILITY: The Giveaway is open only to persons who are legal residents of Singapore, and physically located within the country, and are at least 18 years of age or older at time of entry. The Giveaway is void outside of all Singapore territories. Employees of Sponsor, August Store Pte Ltd and each of their respective licensees, parent companies, affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies, and immediate family members (herein defined as spouse, parents, siblings, and children and each of their respective spouses, regardless of residence, and any person living in such a person’s household, whether related or not) are not eligible to participate.
ENTRY PERIOD: The Giveaway begins at 10:00 a.m. (GMT+8) on October 2, 2023 and ends at 10:00 p.m. (GMT+8) on October 16, 2023 (the “Entry Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device and Sponsor shall determine timeliness of entries in its sole discretion. Entries received after the Entry Period will not be eligible. Any proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt. Entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor has the right to change the Entry Period, and all other dates or deadlines set in connections with this Giveaway, at any time and in its sole discretion.
HOW TO ENTER: There is only one (1) method of entry: (i) the Instagram Method of Entry outlined below (“Entry”). There is no limit to the number of Entry permitted per Entrant. Entrants may be disqualified at Sponsor's sole discretion.
- During the Entry Period, the official @auguststoreofficial.sg Instagram account will upload images(s) and/or videos(s) announcing the Giveaway (each, a “Giveaway Post”).
FOLLOW and LIKE Giveaway Post (“Submission”);
TAG three (3) friends in the comments section under the Giveaway Post who you’d want to go on a shopping spree with! (“Submission”) and
SHARE the Giveaway Post on their Instagram; (“Submission”)
The Entry must be made during the Entry Period and be publicly viewable as of the close of the Entry Period. Multiple contest entries are allowed, but you are only allowed to win once. By making an Entry in connection with your Instagram account, you acknowledge and agree that the Sponsor has the right to use your Submission in any way they see fit. Entrants must have a valid email address or Instagram account. Entries using macro, robotic, script or other forms of automatic entry will be disqualified. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Proof of Submission does not constitute proof of receipt. False and/or deceptive Entries or acts, including misrepresentations of age, shall render such Entries ineligible. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an Entrant, the Prize will be awarded to the Authorised Account Holder (defined below) of the Instagram account where the winning Submission was posted. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected Entry will be deemed ineligible and another Potential Winner (defined below) will be selected. By entering via the Instagram Method, you agree to receive emails from Sponsor.RANDOM DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION: After the Entry Period, Sponsor will randomly select ONE (1) grand prize winner and TWO (2) consolation winners (each a “Potential Winner”) from all eligible Entries received during the Entry Period. The winner is considered a Potential Winner pending verification of eligibility and compliance with these Rules. The Potential Winner will be contacted via Instagram or email (as applicable) approximately two (2) business days after the random drawing using the contact information provided to verify eligibility and confirm him or her as the winner. If Sponsor is unable to contact any Potential Winner or if the Potential Winner fails to comply with these Rules or applicable law, the Potential Winner’s Prize is forfeited and an alternative winner will be randomly selected.
The Prize will be awarded within approximately seven (7) days after a Potential Winner is verified by Sponsor and all “Winner Requirements” (detailed in section 8 below) have been met.
In the event of a dispute over the identity of the Potential Winner, Entries will be deemed made by the authorised account holder of the email account submitted at the time of Entry. The authorised account holder is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by an Internet service provider, online service provider or other organisation (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Sponsor will disqualify anyone suspected of entering by opening two separate accounts with different email addresses. The Potential Winner may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that he or she is the authorised account holder of the email address associated with the winning Entry and that all eligibility requirements are met. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected Entry will be deemed ineligible. Entrant is responsible for notifying Sponsor in writing if his or her email or other contact information has changed.
PRIZE: Upon completion of the Winner Requirements, the Potential Winner selected from the Giveaway Post will receive the prize(s) featured in the corresponding Giveaway Post. The items featured in this Giveaway are as follows:
- Grand Prize: A total of $600 worth of Vouchers will be awarded to you and your three (3) tagged where each will get $150 worth of shopping credits;
- Consolation Prize: $150 worth of Vouchers will be awarded to 2 selected individuals
(collectively, the “Prize”).
- Prize will be awarded only if the Potential Winner fully complies with these Rules.
- The Potential Winner agrees that he or she accepts the Prize at his or her own risk.
- Prize is only applicable in-store (Paragon Lot #02-02/03, the physical voucher will need to be presented at the cashier.
- No transfer, assignment, exchange, refund or substitution of a Prize (or portion of any Prize) is permitted unless Sponsor, in its sole discretion, determines otherwise.
- The Potential Winner will not receive cash or any other form of compensation if actual costs are less than the Prize awarded.
- The unutilised amount of the Prize will be forfeited and only to be used within three (3) months from date of issuance.
- The Potential Winner must protect and treat the Prize as he or she would treat any other valuable document.
- Prize may not be combined with any other offer or any other promotional benefit.
- Vouchers will be issued in $150 denominations, limited to one (1) voucher per transaction.
- If the Potential Winner is unable or unwilling to accept the Prize, or any portion thereof, as stated, the Prize may be forfeited in its entirety and may be awarded to an alternate winner at the sole discretion of Sponsor.
- All details and other restrictions of the Prize not specified in these Rules will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
- Sponsor reserves the right to substitute an alternative prize, in whole or in part, of equal or greater monetary value if a prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason.
- The Prize will not be replaced or replenished if lost, stolen, damaged, destroyed or used without the winner’s permission.
- Prize pictured in advertising, marketing or promotional materials is for illustrative purposes only.
- All costs related to participation in the Giveaway or acceptance or use of the Prize, and other expenses not specifically identified as included in the Prize, are the sole responsibility of the winner.
- Items purchased utilising Voucher(s) are not applicable for exchange/returns.
Acceptance of any Prize shall constitute and signify the Potential Winner's agreement and consent that Sponsor may use the Potential Winner's Name, Entry, and/or prize information in connection with the Giveaway for promotional, advertising or other purposes, worldwide, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including the Internet, without limitation and without further payment, notification, permission or other consideration, except where prohibited by law. Without limiting the generality of these Rules, the Potential Winner shall irrevocably grant, transfer, convey and assign to Sponsor the entirety of the rights in and to the Entry and all renewals and extensions of copyright, and the right to secure copyright registrations thereto in perpetuity including, without limitation, the rights to use the Entry for any and all purposes in any and all media whether now known or hereafter developed, on a worldwide basis, in perpetuity. Potential Winner accepts and acknowledges that Sponsor shall not be obligated to use the Entry and that Sponsor in its sole discretion shall have the right to refrain from using the Entry. Sponsor shall not incur any liability whatsoever to the extent Sponsor chooses to refrain from any exploitation of its rights hereunder.RELEASES AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: By entering the Giveaway, each Entrant agrees to forever and irrevocably release and hold harmless Sponsor and each of its affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, representatives, consultants, contractors, attorneys, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotional agencies, business partners, public relations, fulfillment and marketing agencies, website providers and their respective officers, directors, stockholders, employees, agents, and representatives (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all claims, lawsuits, judgments, causes of action, injuries, losses, proceedings, demands, fines, penalties, liabilities, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees and costs) (collectively, "Claims") related to this Giveaway or Prize, including without limitation, Claims that may arise in connection with: (i) incomplete, lost, late, stolen, damaged, misdirected or illegible Entries or for failure to receive Entries due to any cause including, but not limited to, human, transmission, or technical problems, failures, or malfunctions of any kind, whether originating with sender, Released Parties or otherwise, that may limit an Entrant's ability to participate in the Giveaway; (ii) acceptance, receipt, travel related to, participation in, delivery of, possession, defects in, use, non-use, misuse, inability to use, loss, damage, destruction, negligence or willful misconduct in connection with the use of the Prize (or any component thereof); (iii) any change in the Prize (or any components thereof) due to unavailability or due to reasons beyond Sponsor's control; (iv) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Entrant, printing or typographical errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilised in the Giveaway; (v) the violation of any third-party privacy, personal, publicity or proprietary rights; (vi) any interruptions in or postponement, cancellation or modification of the Giveaway or these Rules; (vii) any technical malfunctions or unavailability of any telephone network, computer system, online system, computer timing and/or dating mechanism, computer equipment, software or Internet service provider, or mail service utilised by any of the Released Parties or by an Entrant; (viii) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorised act or omission on the part of any of the Released Parties; (ix) death or personal injury caused by negligence any injuries, losses, liabilities or damages of any kind including personal injury or death caused by the Prize or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of a Prize including participation in any activity or travel related thereto, or from participation in the Giveaway; or (x) any inability of the Potential Winner to accept or use the Prize (or portion thereof) for any reason. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any damage to an Entrant's computer system which is occasioned by accessing the websites of Released Parties or participating in the Giveaway, or for any computer system, phone line, mobile phone, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature, or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, error in Entries or selection announcement, or the failure to capture any information. Released Parties will not be responsible or liable for any Entries in excess of the stated limit or for Entries that are late, forged, lost, misplaced, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, garbled or otherwise not in compliance with the Rules, and all such Entries may, in Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion, be disqualified. Entrant further agrees that Released Parties are in no matter responsible for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relating to the creation, administration or fulfilment of the Giveaway and/or the awarding of any prize. Released Parties will not be liable to Potential Winner, or any other person for failure to supply any prize or any part thereof, by reason of fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, explosion, labour dispute or strike, labour or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, any federal, state, or local government law, order, request, or regulation, or order of any court or jurisdiction (each a "Force Majeure" event or occurrence), or any other cause beyond Released Parties' control.
ADDITIONAL RULES: Sponsor reserves the right to (i) permanently disqualify from any Giveaway it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these Rules; and (ii) suspend, modify or terminate the Giveaway if Sponsor believes, in its sole discretion, that fraud, virus, tampering, malfunction, error, disruption, damage or any other cause beyond the control of Sponsor is impairing or will impair the administration, security, fairness, or integrity of the Giveaway. If, for any reason, the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned (including, without limitation, due to a Force Majeure event or any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Rules), Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Giveaway or any element thereof. If, for any reason, more prize notifications are sent (or more claims are received) than the number of prizes offered, as set forth in these Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to award the intended number of prizes through a random drawing from among all eligible prize claims received. Sponsor may prohibit an Entrant from participating, winning, or accepting a prize (and void all associated Entries) if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway and associated prize by cheating, deception or other unfair practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other participants or Sponsor’s representatives. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Entrants must have a valid e-mail address, and it is Entrant's responsibility to update Sponsor of any change in e-mail address. Any violation of these Rules or any behaviour of the Potential Winner that may bring the Potential Winner or Sponsor into disrepute (in Sponsor's sole discretion) or false and/or deceptive Entries or acts, including misrepresentation of age, may result in Potential Winner’s disqualification from the Giveaway and all privileges as a winner will be immediately terminated.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALISE THIS SITE OR INTERFERE WITH OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE Giveaway, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND PURSUE ALL OTHER REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
INDEMNITY: Each Entrant (including Potential Winner) shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, damages, actions, liability, loss, injury or expense, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, arising out of or in connection with: (a) Entrant’s participation in the Giveaway; (b) a breach or allegation which if true would constitute a breach of any of the representations, warranties or obligations herein; and (c) acceptance, possession, grant, or use of any Prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage arising therefrom.
SEVERABILITY: If any portion of these Rules should be held invalid or unenforceable for any reason, such portion shall be deemed modified or severed from this agreement in such a manner as to enable the remaining portions of these Rules to remain in full force and effect as if no invalid or unenforceable provision had been part of this agreement.