Contest information: The Contest will consist of a “how we met” story about the couple AND how they keep the romance alive. You must have the two elements within your story, it also must be 150 words or less, and anything over 150 words will not be considered for posting. You can include a picture of the couple, although not required, it may help with voting.
The stories will be reviewed for compliance with Official Rules and once compliance has been met the entries will be given a number based on the time stamp on the entry email beginning with the number one (1), the numbers will then be placed in a container and shaken, three (3) stories will be selected at random by three different members of the BASKETSOLOVE.com staff.
In the event that there are not enough entries to conduct a leveled and fair Contest, it will be waived for that month. The entries that have already been received in the prior waived month, and have passed compliance will be added to the next month’s entries.
There will be three stories per month to vote on–so make them good; each story will be placed on the company’s Facebook and Blog pages on the 1st of every month. Whoever gets a minimum of fifty (20) or MORE votes and likes (combined) on our media pages is the *winner! Voting will end at 12 pm-midnight Eastern Standard Time on the 27th of each month, the votes and likes will then be tabulated and the winner of the Baskets O Love’s basket giveaway will be announced on the 28th of every month via the company’s Facebook page/Blog.
PLEASE READ Contest RULES before entering Contest.
Make your story fresh and exciting. Campaign, Campaign, Campaign…..if you want to win!! Get your family and friends involved in the voting process, and talk to others on the Blog/Facebook pages by giving romance advice and expounding on your story! How you interact with voters will be the key to winning! Keep the interests building all month long…most of all have fun!
Enter by sending your story, name, address, and phone number to Contest@BasketsOLove.com.
PLEASE READ Contest RULES on submitting: You must email all entries; no snail mail entries will be allowed. All selected stories will be reviewed and posted at the Sponsors discretion.
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
Contest terms and conditions:
The Monthly Basket giveaway (the “Contest”) is a skill contest where couples and individuals create a story of your union promoting positive longevity in romantic relationships. The couples are invited to submit (see Submitting Entry in Official Rules) their content on a monthly basis A couple is defined as for the purposes of these Official Rules, a “couple in a current relationship – we do not discriminate on the bases of race, creed, color, physical ability, nationality or gender identity/orientation or preference.
Eligibility: Basket O Love’s monthly basket giveaway (the Contest) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 21 years of age at the time of entry. Employees of BasketsOLove and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and advertising and promotion agencies, as well as the immediate employee, are not eligible to participate in the giveaway. The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
The Sponsor: The Monthly Basket Giveaway is sponsored by BasketsOLove, located at www.basketsolove.com. This is an online-based giveaway and will be adhered to with the strictest laws.
Agreement to Official Rules: Participation in the Giveaway constitutes entrants’ full and unconditional agreement to the acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.
Contest Period and Submissions Period
The Contest begins on the 1st day of every month unless otherwise noted at 9 am Eastern Standard Time and ends on the 27th of each month unless otherwise noted at 12 am Eastern Standard Time (the Contest Period). Entries that are not submitted during the Contest Period will be disqualified. Submissions shall be entered for the Contest Period on the following dates ONLY: the 28th, 29th, 30th, and 31st of each respective month (Submissions Period). The submission deadline will end on the last day of a respective month at 12 am Eastern Standard Time. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Submissions Period using the following method – online submissions ONLY. A selection of three stories will be posted on the 1st day of the respective month. If your submission is entered during the duration of the Contest Period, it will be disqualified.
Recap: Submit your story on the 28th, 29th, 30th, or 31st by 12 pm-midnight only.
How to enter & Contest information
Online: This method of entry will be available by visiting our website: www.Basketsolove.com submit entries during the Submission Period to Contest@basketsolove.com
Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address, and per household for the duration of the Contest Period, regardless of the method of entry. Entries received from any person, email address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be voided. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Winners of the Contest may not enter again for 1 year.
Prize Drawing: On the 28th of each respective month the Sponsor will tabulate the votes/likes from the stories that have been placed on the company’s blog and on the company’s Facebook pages. The Voting Process will last during the duration of the contest the winning story must acquire a minimum of 50 votes per story to win. The Sponsor will then select one (1) potential winner. The odds of being selected depend on the number of entries received. The Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner via telephone or email on or about the 28th of the respective month. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days after the date of the first attempt to contact him/her, the Sponsor may select the runner-up with the minimum required votes/likes fifty (50) votes
Winner Notification: The potential winners will be notified by email or phone. Each potential winner will be required to complete, electronically sign and submit a Declaration of Compliance within (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted or fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance within the required time period (if applicable), or the prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning are contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to the 2nd place winner. Only a 2nd place winner will be eligible to replace a disqualified 1st place winner. After which the prize will remain un-awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the giveaway.
The prize is a Baskets O Love gift basket for couples. It is only created specifically for this giveaway and not available for purchase. The winning couple will be asked to do an impromptu photo with the winning gift, once it is received.
In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reasons, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention, and other technical problem, or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the giveaway in a manner the best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Giveaway and, in the event of termination, award the Prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry or voting process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Ana attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorney fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Release and Limitations of Liability by participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Giveaway, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents ( the Released Parties) From and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or us of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to : (a) any technical errors associated with the Contest, including lost interrupted or unavailable Internet Service provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower cable transmissions, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer; hardware or software malfunctions, failures, or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors’ (d) application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application the processing of entries applications download or in any Contest – related materials’ or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly in whole or in part from entrants participation in the Giveaway or acceptance, receipts or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
Disputes Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Giveaway or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resorting to any form of class action and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Georgia. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants rights, and obligations, or the rights and oblations of the Sponsor in connection with the Giveaway, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with, the laws of Georgia, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Georgia.
The winners will be listed on the Sponsor’s website, social networking pages, and company blog. The winner’s list request will only be accepted after the promotion end date which will be December 31st of every respective year. For the list of winners, you can send an email requesting the list information.