Plumen Giveaway: Terms and Conditions

Official Rules for Sight Unseen’s 2011 Plumen Giveaway

This sweepstakes is void where prohibited by applicable law.

This sweepstakes is open to United States, UK, and EU residents only, age 18 and older, and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

Winners may be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and a liability release (unless prohibited by law) to as a condition to the delivery of the applicable prize. Employees of Sight Unseen and Plumen and their immediate families, household members, and respective affiliates, parent companies, affiliates, divisions, and related agencies are not eligible to enter the sweepstakes. No purchase is necessary to enter.

How to Enter: To enter, go to the sweepstakes landing page and follow the instructions — users must have or start an account on Facebook, and then “like” both Sight Unseen and Plumen on Facebook. Users must still be fans of both pages at the time of the random drawing the first week of August. The names of all Facebook users who satisfy this condition will go into the draw.

The sweepstakes will begin at approximately 00:10:00 01 EST on June 30, 2011, and all entries must be received by no later than 23:0059:00 EST on July 31, 2011. The Facebook account name used by online entrants will be the identity of the entrant and, if selected for a prize, the identity of the winner. By participating, all entrants agree to abide and be bound by these Rules.


One (1) grand prize winner will receive three Plumen light bulbs, a package with a retail value of $90 USD.

Sight Unseen reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All expenses and costs associated with the acceptance and use of prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner. The winner will be solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes on prizes. Total approximate retail value for all prizes awarded: $90.

Winner Selection: A winner will be selected in a random drawing at the end of the sweepstakes period. The drawings will be conducted by Sight Unseen, whose decisions are final and binding. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. The winners will be notified via Facebook within seven business days of the conclusion of the sweepstakes entry period. The winner must claim their prize via Facebook, email, or phone within three (3) business days after the date of notification of such prize. A winner’s failure to respond to the prize notification within the specified three (3) business days will be considered such winner’s forfeiture of the prize and an alternate winner may be selected from the pool of eligible entries. If an entrant is found to be ineligible, an alternate winner may also be selected from the pool of eligible entries.

Neither Sight Unseen nor Plumen shall be responsible for 1) failed, returned or misdirected notifications or prize delivery based on inaccurate information provided by the winner, 2) entries and responses to winner notifications or prize delivery which are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, postage-due, misdirected, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient in whole or in part or for computer or technical error of any kind, 3) any electronic miscommunications or failures, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit an entrant’s ability to participate in the sweepstakes 4) any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer on-line system, computer equipment, software, program malfunctions or other failures, delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human, mechanical or technical in nature, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from downloading any part of this sweepstakes or 5) any warranty of fitness or merchantability of any prize or the function or operation thereof, which shall be the sole responsibility of the manufacturer of the prize. By entering, an entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Sight Unseen and Plumen (the “Prize Provider”) and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated entities, directors, officers, employees, attorneys, agents, and representatives from any damage, injury, death, loss, claim, action, demand, or other liability (collectively Claims) that may arise from their acceptance, possession and/or use of any prize or their participation in this promotion, or from any misuse or malfunction of any prize awarded, regardless of whether such Claims, or knowledge of the facts constituting such Claims, exist at the time of entry or arise at any time thereafter.

Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this sweepstakes, Sight Unseen’s or Plumen’s website will be ineligible for prizes and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

Sight Unseen and Plumen reserve the right to modify the rules of this Sweepstakes in any way or at any time. Sight Unseen and Plumen reserve the right to cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond their control corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes.

Questions and manual sweepstakes entries can be sent by mail to Sight Unseen, 611 Warren St., Brooklyn, NY, 11217 or emailed to sweepstakes [at] sightunseen [dot] com