QC Goes to NYC: Student Appreciation Sweepstakes

Terms & Conditions


  1. Promotion Description: The ‘Student Appreciation Sweepstakes’ (“Sweepstakes”) begins on December 20th, 2016 at 5:00 PM (Eastern Time (US & Canada)) (the “Promotion Period”). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of QC Makeup Academy (“Sponsor”), which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the giveaway. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Sweepstakes.

  2. Eligibility: Open to legal residents of any country who are of the legal age of majority in his or her country of residence. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Sponsor and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), and members of their immediate families and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize.

  3. Winner Selection: 1 (#) winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible Entries received throughout the Promotion Period. The random drawing will be conducted within 72 hours of the Promotion Period deadline by Sponsor or its designated representatives, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible Entries received. Winners will be notified by phone and email at the email address provided in their Student Account on or up to 48 hours after the random drawing. Potential winner must accept a prize in person, or by email as directed by Sponsor within 48 hours of notification. Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture. The potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, and a Publicity Release (collectively “the Prize Claim Documents”). No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor.

  4. Prizes:

    • 1 (#) winner(s) will receive [(1) [trip for two (2) to New York City, New York ] ] (approximate retail value or “ARV” between $2000 and $8000 USD). ARV of prize includes cost of round trip transportation from the winner’s home address, two nights of hotel accommodations (one room per two people (winner and guest)), cost of organizing and hosting the private lesson with Nathan Johnson, and $200 USD spending allowance per person. The winner and their 1 (#) guest must travel from and return to the same address. The trip to New York will take place around between April and May 2017.

    • Only one prize (one per person) will be awarded. Prizes cannot be transferred, or substituted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to allow the prize to be redeemed for cash, or to substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described in these Official Rules is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The ARV of the prize represents Sponsor’s good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items.

    • Coordination of transportation and accommodation included in the prize will require using personally identifying information which may be disclosed to third parties. This includes, but is not limited to the prize winner’s full name, address, and passport information. The privacy policy of QC Makeup Academy can be found at
      https://www.qcmakeupacademy.com/terms/. The accuracy of the information provided is the sole responsibility of the prize winner. The Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information submitted, including human error and/or technical problems occurring during processing.

    • The Prize will only be awarded and/or delivered to email addresses or mailing address. All federal, state and/or local taxes, fees, and surcharges are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.

  5. Online Entry: Enter the Sweepstakes during the Promotion Period online by signing into the entry form and performing the tasks provided. Entrants must by a student or a graduate with QC Makeup Academy with a valid student number. The entry form can be found on the following website at https://www.qcmakeupacademy.com/ qc-goes-to-nyc.

    Automated or robotic Entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. An Internet entry must be made by the entrant. Any attempt by an entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods, including, but not limited to, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will void that entrant’s Entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification as set forth below. All Entries must be posted by the end of the Promotion Period in order to participate. Sponsor’s database clock will be the official time keeper for this Sweepstakes.

  6. Privacy: All entrants acknowledge that if they are chosen as a winner, certain of their personally identifying information may be disclosed to third parties at least as required by law, including, without limitation, on a winner’s list. All personal information submitted as part of the Sweepstakes may be shared by and between the Promotion Entities, and each of the Promotion Entities will use such information in accordance with their respective independent online privacy policies. The privacy policy of QC Makeup Academy can be found at https://www.qcmakeupacademy.com/terms/.

  7. Limitation of Liability: Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any misdirected or lost mail, or any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay of operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of Entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating downloading materials in the Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including 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 the Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In such event, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, perform the random drawing from among all eligible Entries received prior to or after such cancellation, suspension, or modification.

    In the event of a dispute concerning who registered online to participate in the Sweepstakes, the registration will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible.

  8. Winner’s List: To obtain a copy of any legally required winners list or a copy of the Official Rules, send the applicable request and a self-addresses, stamped, #10 envelope to QC Makeup Academy cc: 2017 Student Appreciation Sweepstakes at 38 McArthur Ave, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Request must be received no later than 48 hours + 6 MONTHS for the name of the winner and, by the end of the promotion, for a copy of the rules.

  9. Sponsor: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by QC Makeup Academy, 38 McArthur Ave, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, info@qcmakeupacademy.com.

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