Eligibility: Open to all tattoo artists (18 years of age or older, residents of the continental United States only).
Sponsor(s): Painful Pleasures, Inc. + A Pound of Flesh 7410 Coca Cola Drive, Unit 107, Hanover, MD 21076 (“Sponsor”)
Timing: The Painful Pleasures x A Pound of Flesh Sweet ’N Spicy Giveaway (“Sweepstakes”) begins on 02/14/2023 at 10:00am Eastern Time and ends on 02/21/2023 at 12:00pm Eastern Time (“Promotion Period”). The winner will be notified on 02/21/2023 at 3:00pm Eastern Time and announced on the PainfulPleasures and A Pound of Flesh Instagram accounts on 02/21/2023 at 5:00pm Eastern Time. Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for Sweepstakes.
How to Enter: During the Promotion Period, entrants must “like” the Valentine’s Day giveaway post on the PainfulPleasures @painfulpleasures Instagram account. Entrants must then tag two fellow artists in the comments of the giveaway post. Lastly, entrants must follow PainfulPleasures @painfulpleasures and A Pound of Flesh @apoundofflesh on Instagram.
Limit: There are no limits to the number of entries. Each combined like, follow, and tag will count as (1) entry.
Winner Selection: the Sponsor will select one (1) entry for the prize. The entrant will be contacted by direct message on Instagram.
Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner, upon confirmation of eligibility, will receive the following prize: (1) APOF Tattooable Angel Cutie, (1) APOF Tattooable Devil Cutie, (2) APOF Angel & Devil Cutie Doll T-Shirts, (2) 4oz bottles of Recovery Stencil Lock, (2) Sample Packs of 5 Peak Triton cartridge needles, and $150 in PainfulPleasures store credit.
Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made.
Release: By receipt of any prize, winners agree to release and hold harmless www.PainfulPleasures.com, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including but not limited to, personal injury, death to or loss of property arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or misuse of any prize. The Released Parties have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.
Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes each winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, content and information submitted for contest, and/or hometown and state or province for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend, and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or disruptive manner. All winners must respond within one year of notification from sponsor to receive their prize. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with law by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) any damage to an entrant’s, or any other person’s, computer system which is occasioned by participating in the Sweepstakes; (4) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (5) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (6) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, if it is possible. If the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, is discontinued for any reason, Sponsor, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming, or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims.
Disputes: Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, other than those concerning the administration of the Sweepstakes or the determination of the winner, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate Maryland State Court located in the Howard County; (iii) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iv) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Maryland, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Maryland or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Maryland.