My Dream Option {M}™ Pinterest Contest Official Rules

THE FOLLOWING PROMOTION IS INTENDED FOR VIEWING IN THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND CANADA ONLY (EXCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC, PUERTO RICO AND OTHER U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS). TO PARTICIPATE IN THE MY DREAM OPTION {M}™ SPACE PINTEREST SWEEPSTAKES, YOU MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.

THIS OFFER MAY NOT BE REPRODUCED, REPRINTED OR PUBLISHED ELSEWHERE IN ANY FORMAT WITHOUT THE WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE SPONSOR.

MY DREAM OPTION {M}™ SPACE PINTEREST SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES:

ONCE YOU SUBMIT YOUR PINTEREST BOARD, IT BECOMES THE PROPERTY OF METRIE INC. AND ITS PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, AND AFFILIATED COMPANIES (COLLECTIVELY “METRIE™”)

NO PAYMENT OR PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. BY ENTERING THE PROMOTION, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A CONTRACT, SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING. WITHOUT LIMITATION, THIS CONTRACT INCLUDES INDEMNITIES TO THE PROMOTION ENTITIES FROM YOU AND A LIMITATION OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.

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

  1. Eligibility: This sweepstakes is open only to those who participate on Pinterest and who are 18-years-old or older as of the date of entry. The sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of The United States and Canada, excluding, without limitation, the Province of Quebec, Puerto Rico and other U.S. Territories and Possessions, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Metrie™, 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 sweepstakes. The sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
  1. 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 Metrie™ as final and binding as it relates to the content of this sweepstakes.
  1. Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on October 6, 2017 at 8:30 AM EDT and ending November 16, 2017 at 4:30 PM EST. Entrants will only be valid if submitted before 11:59 PM EDT/EST on the Wednesday of each contest week.  All online entries must be received by November 16, 2017 at 4:30 PM EST.
  2. How to Enter: The sweepstakes must be entered by participating in the Pinterest portion of the sweepstakes which includes creating a board on Pinterest titled “My Dream Option {M} (INSERT STYLE) (INSERT SPACE)” (example: My Dream Option {M} Bohemian Living Room), pinning at least five items onto their contest Pinterest board with a minimum of two pins from Option {M}™ products, other pin images and submitting the created Pinterest board through the form located on https://metrie.com/contest. You must provide the information requested. Participants may also receive additional bonus points by choosing to subscribe to the Metrie™ e-newsletter when filling out the Pinterest contest form. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Metrie™.

4.1 Alternatively, participants may send a submission by mail, by hand printing your name, complete address, phone number (including area code), and date of birth either on a postcard or on a separate piece of paper no larger than 8½ x 11 inches, and mailing the postcard or paper in an envelope with the proper postage affixed to: “[2000 Kraft Drive Suite 1204 Blacksburg, VA 24060]”. Entrants using U.S. mail may enter as often as they wish. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by November 15, 2017 and received by November 16, 2017. Limit one (1) entry per stamped outer envelope. Mechanically reproduced or hand-stamped entries or mailing labels or entries generated by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means and entries by any means which subvert the entry process will not be accepted. Incorrect, illegible, corrupt, and incomplete entries are void.” The entry must fulfill all sweepstakes 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 Metrie™. You may enter once per week, but can only win once. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Metrie.

  1. Prizes: There are 6 weekly prizes to be won and 1 Grand Prize. A participant can only win one time, and a participant who wins a weekly prize will not be eligible to win the Grand Prize. The Weekly Winner(s) of the sweepstakes (the “Weekly Winner”) will receive the week’s described prize (total prize worth approximately valued at $300). The Grand Prize Winner (“Grand Winner”) will receive a three-room virtual consult from an interior designer and up to $1,000 gift card from a home décor retailer (total prize worth approximately valued at $2,000). Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by Metrie™. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at Metrie™’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 Metrie™ to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
  1. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  1. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by the Metrie™ Sweepstakes team based on creativity and application of the sweepstakes rules. Winner(s) will be notified by email within five (5) days following selection of Winner. Metrie™ 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 30 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 sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT METRIE™’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
  1. Canadian Residents Subject to Skill-testing Requirement: If a potential winner is a Canadian resident at the time of entry and/or at the time of the selection or notification of a winner (to be determined by Metrie™ at its sole discretion), he or she will be subject to skill-testing and verification by Metrie™ and/or its representatives or agents, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters related to such skill-testing and verification. In addition to the other requirements provided in these Rules, in order to be declared a winner, any selected entrant residing in Canada must correctly answer (without mechanical or other aid), a mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by Metrie™ or a third party on their behalf.
  1. Verification, Affidavit, Waiver of Rights and Release: Each potential winner must sign an affidavit of eligibility, waiver of rights and release provided by Metrie™ before receiving a prize. An entrant is not a winner of any prize, even if the Sweepstakes should so indicate, unless and until entrant’s eligibility and compliance with the Rules have been verified and entrant has been notified that verification is complete. Metrie™ will not accept screen shots or other evidence of winning in lieu of its own validation process.

Any entry that is not transmitted in full, compromised due to computer error, or failed for any reason will be deemed a defective entry and will be declared void and, therefore, not honored.

If a potential winner is a resident of the United States at the time of entry or at the time the prize is awarded or collected, he or she will be required to provide their Social Security Number as a condition of prize award and will be issued an IRS form 1099 representing the total value of the prize.

If a potential winner’s residence has changed at any point between the time of entry and the time the prize is awarded or collected, the Metrie™ may, at its sole discretion, re-assess any requirements, rights and/or obligations contemplated herein and apply them with respect to such an entrant in accordance with and to the extent permitted by applicable law.

If a potential winner of any prize is disqualified or forfeits a prize for any reason, Metrie™ may at its sole discretion award the prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries.

  1. Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that Metrie™, anyone acting on behalf of Metrie™, and Metrie™’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, for the full calendar year of 2017, 2018 and 2019, including through December 31, 2019 11:59 PM and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the sweepstakes, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. 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 Metrie™. 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 Metrie™ from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Metrie™ may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
  1. Terms & Conditions: Metrie™ reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the sweepstakes should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Metrie™’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the sweepstakes. In such case, Metrie™ may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Metrie™. Metrie™ 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 sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. Metrie™ has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the sweepstakes, to void entries 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 sweepstakes 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 sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, Metrie™ reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  1. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Metrie™ 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 sweepstakes 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.
  1. Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE STATE OF VIRGINIA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this sweepstakes, 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 sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Virginia 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 sweepstakes). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
  1. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Metrie™ website. To read the Privacy Policy, click here or visit <https://metrie.com/thefinishedspace/privacy-policy/>.
  1. Sponsor and Organizer: This sweepstakes is organized by Venveo, 200 Kraft Drive, Suite 1204, Blacksburg, VA 24060 (“Organizer”) on behalf of Metrie Canada Ltd., 3500 – 1055 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver, B.C. V7X 1H3, Canada (“Sponsor”). Participation in the Sweepstakes is facilitated through various social media platforms, on behalf of Sponsor, Organizer and end-users in connection with these Sweepstakes. PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE SWEEPSTAKES ARE NOT IN ANY WAY SPONSORED BY, ENDORSED BY OR OTHERWISE AFFILIATED WITH PINTEREST INC., FACEBOOK, INC., OR TWITTER, INC.
  1. Pinterest & Featured Prizes Disclaimer: The sweepstakes hosted by Metrie™ is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram, Wayfair/Wayfair Canada or any of the featured brand prizes. By entering, entrants confirm they are 18+ years of age, release Pinterest of responsibility, and agree to Pinterest’s term of use.
  1. By participating in this sweepstakes, You, the Contestant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules.

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