The Container Store

Share the Love Giveaway

Post a love note to our employees for a chance to win a $100 Store More Card.

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. MENTIONING THE CONTAINER STORE OR ITS PRODUCTS IN YOUR COMMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE TO WIN.
Sponsor: The Container Store, Inc., 500 Freeport Pkwy., Coppell, TX 75019

Who may enter?
The Container Store’s Share the Love Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. The following persons are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes: (a) employees of Sponsor, its affiliates or subsidiaries, (b) employees of any organizations directly involved with this promotion, (c) immediate family members or persons living in the same household as the persons identified in (a) or (b) above. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to this promotion.

The sweepstakes begins February 13, 2017 and ends February 21, 2017 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

How to enter:
A purchase will not improve chances of winning.
Individuals may enter using one of the sweepstakes entry methods stated below. Limit one (1) entry per person regardless of the method used. Additional entries from any one person will be void. Incomplete entries and/or entries containing inaccurate entrant information will be void, at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor will not be responsible for lost, late, incomplete, stolen, illegible, or misdirected entries due to any reason. The Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify, at its sole discretion, all entries with irregularities or that are tied back to an individual if he/she entered under multiple identities. Entries submitted using any kind of bot or automated technology will be deleted. Entries must be received by the last day of the Sweepstakes Period.

Method #1: Individuals who post a comment on the Happy National We Love Our Employees Day blog post during the Sweepstakes Period, will be automatically entered into the giveaway. To do so, entrants must follow the instructions provided at http://standfor.containerstore.com to fully complete and submit the Entry Form. Upon successful submission of the Entry Form, you will receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes.

Method #2: Individuals must mail a self-addressed 3- x 5-inch card hand-printed with the following information: the entrant’s first and last name, mailing address, phone number (area code included), email address (if available), and the statement: “I have read and accept the Sweepstakes official rules and Sponsor’s privacy policy”. Each card must arrive inside one separate, standard business envelope hand-printed to the following address: The Container Store’s Share the Love Sweepstakes, 500 Freeport Pkwy., Suite 100, Coppell, TX 75019-3863. Individual’s full name and return address must appear on the outside of the envelope. Upon receipt, both the 3- x 5-inch card and the standard business envelope used to mail the card are a combined “Mail-In Entry.” Sponsor must receive all Mail-In Entries before the fifth day following the Sweepstakes Period. Photocopied, facsimile, illegible or mechanically reproduced entries are not eligible. The information submitted via Method #2 will only be used for administration of the Sweepstakes. Mail-In Entries become property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

Random drawing:
A total of ten (10) winners will be selected in random drawings from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Mentioning The Container Store or the products it sells in the comment will not increase the individual’s chance to win. The drawings will be held between five (5) and ten (10) days following the Sweepstakes Period. Winners will be notified within seven (7) days after the drawing via the email address submitted online, or the mailing address or phone number stated on the postcard provided at time of entry. Odds of winning depend solely on the total number of valid entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. All decisions in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes made by Sponsors are final.

Prizes and odds of winning:
Ten (10) merchandise Store More Cards each redeemable for merchandise valued at one hundred dollars ($100) will be given away. The Card is redeemable for future purchases in any of The Container Store retail locations or online at containerstore.com for merchandise only. The Card is subject to terms listed on its back and the Card is non-transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash. Sponsor makes no representation or warranties concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prizes awarded. The odds of winning depend upon the number of entries received.

Claiming prize:
All properly claimed prizes will be awarded. The winner is responsible for all applicable taxes, must sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and compliance with rules/release, and all other applicable forms required by a taxing authority within ten (10) days of receipt of written prize notification or prizes will be forfeited. By accepting the prize, the winner consents to Sponsor’s use of his/her name, photograph and/or likeness, address, voice, and statements made by or attributed to them in perpetuity, in any and all media now known or hereafter developed for all business purposes without additional compensation unless prohibited by law. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

Privacy:
Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy. Please review the Sponsor’s privacy policy at containerstore.com. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of your personal information and acknowledge that you have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy.

Limitation of liability:
By entering, participants release and hold harmless Sponsor, its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, respective subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability or any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this promotion or acceptance or use of any prize won.

Miscellaneous conditions:
SPONSOR MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ORAL OR WRITTEN, CONCERNING THIS PROMOTION. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES THAT MAY BE IMPOSED BY APPLICABLE LAW ARE LIMITED IN ALL RESPECTS TO THE DURATION OF THE PROMOTION. IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AFFILIATES OR ANYONE ELSE INVOLVED IN THE CREATION OR OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. The above disclaimers do not apply in states where prohibited.

The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in this promotion or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. If for any reason this promotion is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this promotion, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion.

This promotion is offered only in the continental United States.

The Prize will be sent to the verified winner by certified mail, return receipt requested or courier. For the name of the winner, mail your name and complete address on a 3”x5” card in a first class stamped envelope to The Container Store, Attn: Legal Department, RE: Share the Love Giveaway Winner, 500 Freeport Pkwy. Suite 100, Coppell, TX 75019 by the end of the Sweepstakes Period.

Arbitration Agreement and Waiver of Certain Rights
THIS SECTION LIMITS CERTAIN RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO MAINTAIN A COURT ACTION, THE RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL, THE RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY FORM OF CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE CLAIM, THE RIGHT TO ENGAGE IN DISCOVERY EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN AAA RULES, AND THE RIGHT TO CERTAIN REMEDIES AND FORMS OF RELIEF. OTHER RIGHTS THAT YOU OR THE CONTAINER STORE WOULD HAVE IN COURT ALSO MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE IN ARBITRATION.

You and The Container Store agree that we will resolve any disputes between the parties through binding and final arbitration instead of through court proceedings. You and The Container Store hereby waive any right to a jury trial of any Claim. All controversies, claims, counterclaims, or other disputes arising between you and The Container Store relating to this Agreement (each a "Claim") shall be submitted for binding arbitration in accordance with the Rules of the American Arbitration Association ("AAA Rules"). The arbitration will be heard and determined by a single arbitrator. The arbitrator's decision in any such arbitration will be final and binding upon the parties and may be enforced in any court of competent jurisdiction. The parties agree that the arbitration will be kept confidential and that the existence of the proceeding and any element of it (including, without limitation, any pleadings, briefs or other documents submitted or exchanged and any testimony or other oral Entries and awards) will not be disclosed beyond the arbitration proceedings, except as may lawfully be required in judicial proceedings relating to the arbitration or by applicable disclosure rules and regulations of securities regulatory authorities or other governmental agencies.

If you demonstrates that the costs of arbitration will be prohibitive as compared to the costs of litigation, The Container Store will pay as much of the administrative costs and arbitrator's fees required for the arbitration as the arbitrator deems necessary to prevent the cost of the arbitration from being prohibitive. In the final award, the arbitrator may apportion the costs of arbitration and the compensation of the arbitrator among the parties in such amounts as the arbitrator deems appropriate.

This arbitration agreement does not preclude you or The Container Store from seeking action by federal, state, or local government agencies. You and The Container Store also have the right to bring qualifying claims in small claims court. In addition, you and The Container Store retain the right to apply to any court of competent jurisdiction for provisional relief, including pre-arbitral attachments or preliminary injunctions, and any such request shall not be deemed incompatible with these Rules, nor a waiver of the right to have disputes submitted to arbitration as provided in these Rules.

Neither you nor The Container Store may act as a class representative or private attorney general, nor participate as a member of a class of claimants, with respect to any Claim. Claims may not be arbitrated on a class or representative basis. The arbitrator can decide only your and/or The Container Store’s individual Claims. The arbitrator may not consolidate or join the claims of other persons or parties who may be similarly situated.

If any provision of this section is found to be invalid or unenforceable, then that specific provision shall be of no force and effect and shall be severed, but the remainder of this section shall continue in full force and effect. No waiver of any provision of this Dispute Resolution and Governing Law section of these Rules will be effective or enforceable unless recorded in a writing signed by the party waiving such a right or requirement. Such a waiver shall not waive or affect any other portion of these Rules. This section of these Rules will survive the termination of your relationship with The Container Store.