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Contest Policies

These are General Contest Policies.  Please check the specific contest for the exact policies.
1. Entry:  No purchase necessary to enter or win. Contestants will enter by submitting their entry according to the specific contest rules either by social media, email, or mail.

2. Eligibility: For Children’s Contests: Contests from children are only open to legal U.S. residents between the ages of 5 and 17 and must have a parent’s or legal guardian’s consent to enter.  Employees of Margot Enterprises (along with its contractors, affiliates and subsidiaries) and their families are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law.  Contestants residing in those areas where the contest is void may participate in the contest but may not win any prizes.  For Adult Contests: This contest is open only to legal U.S. residents, over the age of 18.  Employees of Margot Enterprises (along with its contractors, affiliates and subsidiaries) and their families are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law.  Contestants residing in those areas where the contest is void may participate in the contest but may not win any prizes.

3. How to Enter: The Sweepstakes must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided on this Sweepstakes site. The entry must fulfill all sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Margot Enterprises. You may enter only once and you must fill in 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 Margot Enterprises.

4. Prizes: Winners will receive a prize with a maximum value of $25.  Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor'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 the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Margot Enterprises to use winner's name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

5. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

6. Winner Selection and Notification: Employees of Margot Enterprises will judge the contest. Submissions will be judged on their creativity and originality. All decisions of the judges are final.  Winners will be notified within 14 days after the determination date.  Inability to contact a winner may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. 

7. General Conditions:
 
a. Participants hereby grant Margot Enterprises a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide license to broadcast, publish, store, reproduce, distribute, syndicate, and otherwise use and exhibit the Submission (along with their names, voices, performance and/or likenesses) in all media now known and later come into being for purposes of trade or advertising without further compensation. Participants represent and warrant that they have full legal right, power and authority to grant Margot Enterprises the foregoing license and if applicable, have secured all necessary rights from any participants in, and contributors to, their Submission in order to grant such a license.
 
b. Margot Enterprises is under no obligation to use any Submission or return the Submissions to participants.
 
c. Winners will be required to execute and return a Certificate of Eligibility, Consent and General Release form within 14 days of notification. Non-compliance within this time period may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.  Any income tax liability is the sole responsibility of the winner.

8. Use of Contest Information: All entries become the property of Margot Enterprises. Margot Enterprises reserves the right to use any and all information related to the contest, including submissions provided by the contestants, for editorial, marketing and any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.  

9. Not Endorsed by Facebook: By participating in this contest, you acknowledge that this contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook and release Facebook from any and all liability arising from or related to this contest. The information you are providing for this contest is being provided to Margot Enterprises and not to Facebook, and will be used to notify you if you have won, and to inform you about special offers from Margot Enterprises and our trusted partners.

10. Not Endorsed by Twitter: By participating in this contest, you acknowledge that this contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter and release Twitter from any and all liability arising from or related to this contest. The information you are providing for this contest is being provided to Margot Enterprises and not to Twitter, and will be used to notify you if you have won, and to inform you about special offers from Margot Enterprises and our trusted partners.

11. Not Endorsed by Instagram: By participating in this contest, you acknowledge that this contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram and release Instagram from any and all liability arising from or related to this contest. The information you are providing for this contest is being provided to Margot Enterprises and not to Instagram, and will be used to notify you if you have won, and to inform you about special offers from Margot Enterprises and our trusted partners.

12. Conduct: All contest participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules.  Margot Enterprises in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person it finds to be tampering with the entry process, the operation of its web site or is otherwise in violation of these rules.

13. Limitations of Liability: Margot Enterprises is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected email or for any computer, online, telephone or technical malfunctions that may occur.  If for any reason, the contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort, Margot Enterprises may cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest.  Entrants further agree to release Margot Enterprises from any liability resulting from, or related to participation in the contest.

14. Winners List: The names of the winner may be obtained by sending a self-addresses stamped envelope to: Social Media Contests, Margot Enterprises, PO Box 88, Commack NY 11725.

15. Privacy Policy:  Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Margot Enterprises Web Site. To read the Privacy Policy go to, http://www.margotenterprises.com/policies/privacy-policy.

16. Sponsor:  The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Margot Enterprises.  PO Box 88 Commack, NY 11725 USA