Insider Tip: Talk about Dad. Win $100.

Annoying but true fact: dad knows best. Exhibit A: if you would just smile, no one would notice that pimple. Exhibit B: your prom date really didn’t have good intentions. But when it comes to fashion, well, sometimes things get a little lost in translation. (Can you really expect him to understand your ombre hair phase?)

So in honor of Father’s Day, we’re throwing a tweetstakes from Wednesday to Friday so you can share all of dad’s style gems—the dead on, and the dead wrong. Starting tomorrow at 9:30AM, look for our daily question on Twitter, reply with #ruedads before 4PM ET, and you’ll be entered to win $100 in Rue Credit. We’ll announce a new winner every day.

Ready? Just make sure you’re following us @RueLaLa. Good luck! And for full terms and conditions, click below.

OFFICIAL RULES

Rue La La’s ‘Rue Dads Tweetstakes’ Sweepstakes

No Purchase Necessary TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE DOES NOT Improve YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

ELIGIBILITY: Open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older.  Void where prohibited.  Employees (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households (whether or not related) of Retail Convergence.com, LP (“Sponsor”), its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win.  By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this sweepstakes.  Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

 to enter:  The sweepstakes includes three (3) separate promotional periods (each, a “Promotional Period”) as follows:

Promotional Period Date Begins at: Ends at:

1

June 13, 2012 9:00am ET 4:00pm ET

2

June 14, 2012 9:00am ET 4:00pm ET

3

June 15, 2012 9:00am ET 4:00pm E

 If you don’t already follow Rue La La on Twitter, visit http://twitter.com/RueLaLa and click on the icon to follow Rue La La.  Twitter is not a sponsor of this sweepstakes.  Once you have signed up to follow Rue La La, you must answer the question tweeted by @RueLaLa during the applicable Promotional Period and include the hashtag “#RueDads” to enter. Only entries with an answer and the hashtag to the Twitter handle, @RueLaLa, will be accepted. There is a limit of one (1) entry per person/Twitter account during each Promotional Period.  If you post updates to or receive updates from Twitter via SMS from your wireless phone, your wireless service provider may charge you for each text message you send and receive.  Please consult your wireless service provider for more information.  All terms and conditions of Twitter.com apply.  Multiple entries during any Promotional Period received from any person or e-mail address after the first entry received from that person or Twitter account will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process are void.  Entries will not be acknowledged.

Drawing AND WINNER NOTIFICATION:  One potential winner for each Promotional Period will be selected in a random drawing held on or about June 15, 2012 from all eligible entries received for each applicable Promotional Period.  Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.  Sponsor will send each potential winner a direct message from @RueLaLa to each potential winner’s Twitter account used to enter the sweepstakes with instructions on how to claim the prize. In order to receive a direct message from Sponsor, you must (a) be following @RueLaLa and (b) have your account settings set to “unprotected” and/or “public.” In the event of a dispute as to any Twitter account, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register at twitter.com will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.  Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. If a potential winner does not respond and comply with the instructions in the direct message within five (5) days after Sponsor sent the direct message, prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or a potential winner is not in compliance with these rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner selected.  Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.

All entries become the sole and exclusive property of the Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, postage-due, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic.  Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. 

PrizeS. There will be one winner for each Promotional Period.  The winner of each Promotional Period will receive a $100.00 Rue La La credit (each, an “Account Credit”).  Each winner must be a member of www.RueLaLa.com.  Sponsor will credit each winner’s Rue La La account in the amount of the Account Credit.  Account Credits are not valid for prior purchases or balances.  Account Credits must be used within one hundred twenty (120) calendar days after the Account Credits are deposited into the winner’s Rue La La account (the “Account Credit Period”).  Upon expiration of the Account Credit Period, any unused Account Credits will automatically expire.  Account Credits are subject to the Terms of Use of RueLaLa.com located at www.ruelala.com/common/terms. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of each prize: $100.00.  ARV of all prizes:  $300.00. Prizes are non-transferable.  No substitutions or cash redemptions.  In the case of unavailability of any prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.  Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied.  Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided.  All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

General Conditions: Each winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes, including announcing his/her name on Twitter, without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval. Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered, garbled entries, tweets or retweets or email; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any sweepstakes-related materials.  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 sweepstakes.  Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the web site.  Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the sweepstakes or website, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void.  Should any portion of the sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winners from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor, Twitter, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in this sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible if sweepstakes cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism  

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR BE LIABLE UNDER ANY THEORY OF TORT, CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, LOST OPPORTUNITIES, COSTS OF COVER, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, PERSONAL INJURY/WRONGFUL DEATH, EACH OF WHICH IS HEREBY EXCLUDED BY AGREEMENT OF THE PARTIES REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT SPONSOR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. 

If any part of this limitation of liability is found to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason or if Sponsor is otherwise found to be liable to you in any manner, then Sponsor’s aggregate liability for all claims under such circumstances for liabilities, shall not exceed five dollars (USD $5).

Use of Data.  Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants online, in accordance with its privacy policy.  Please review the Sponsor’s privacy policy at http://www.ruelala.com/common/privacy.  By participating in the sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy.

Disputes.  Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.

Winners LIST: For the name of the winner (available after June 15, 2012), send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Marketing Department, Retail Convergence.com, LP, Rue La La’s Rue Dads Tweetstakes, 20 Channel Center, Boston, MA 02210, for receipt no later than September 15, 2012.

Sponsor:Rue La La, 20 Channel Center, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA  02210

This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter. If you have any questions about this sweepstakes, please contact Sponsor and not Twitter.

 

 

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June 12, 2012