RETAIL MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION OF TIDEWATER VIRGINIA, INC. OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

ELIGIBILITY: Only legal residents of the Greater Hampton Roads region of Virginia, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry are eligible to enter the LOVEVA Holiday Sweepstakes Contest (“Contest”). Entrants who are under 18 years of age at time of entry must have the written permission of a parent or legal guardian (“Parent/Guardian”) to participate in the Contest. Entry information provided by children under age thirteen (13) will be destroyed upon receipt. Void where prohibited and subject to all applicable laws and regulations. Retail Merchants Association of Tidewater Virginia, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and Promotional Partners, Advertising and Media Outlets including each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliate entities and their respective officers, directors, agents, and employees, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members (whether or not related) of each such Sponsor, are not eligible to enter or win. Entrants must fulfill all requirements set forth in the Official Rules and abide by all decisions of the Sponsor(s) and/or Administrator in order to be eligible for a prize.

HOW TO ENTER: Eligible individuals (“Contestants”) automatically enter the Contest by downloading the free Android or Apple LOVEVA mobile application during the period December 14, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. until December 20, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

The official rules will be available on https://retailalliance.com/loveva-sweepstakes-rules/ for people to review.

TIMING/ENTRY LIMITS: The Sweepstakes begins at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 14, 2021 and ends at 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 20, 2021 (the “Promotion Period”). Limit 1 entry per person. Any person found to be attempting to submit multiple entries by using multiple devices or multiple e-mail addresses to download the app will be ineligible to participate or to receive a prize. Sponsor’s computer clock is the official timekeeper for the Sweepstakes.

PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE: 1 prize totaling approximately $2,907.00.

Pixelated Boutique: Winter essentials gift bag with retail value of $150.00
Pawsnickety Pets: Gift basket filled with dogs and cat goodies with retail value of $215.00
Esprit Decor: Mahogany end table with retail value of $289.00
The Pink Box: $100.00 gift card to The Pink Box
Williamsburg Salt Spa: Salt lamp with retail value of $75.00
Perfectly Natural Soap: Gift set with retail value of $85.00
Jersey’s Cards & Comics: Gift basket with retail value of $218.00
Hauser’s Jewelers: Pair of 14K white gold and diamond earrings, retail value of $1,775.00

Total retail prize value of approximately $2,907.00

Any taxes on the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prizes are non‑transferable and no substitution or cash equivalent is allowed except in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of the same approximate retail value. Certain conditions and restrictions may apply. All costs and expenses not specified herein, related to any prize or incurred by accepting the prize, are the sole responsibility of the winner. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

WINNER SELECTION: Any person that has downloaded the LOVEVA app within the specified promotion period will be entered into software that will select a random prize winner.
The winner will be drawn on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. The potential prize winner will be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility, liability release, publicity release (if not prohibited by law), and any other necessary documents, including required tax documents within ten (10) calendar days after the affidavits are sent or the prize will be forfeited in its entirety and an alternate winner may be selected. Award of prize and confirmation of winner is contingent upon potential winner’s qualification and compliance with these Official Rules.

PUBLICITY RELEASE: Except where prohibited, acceptance of a prize constitutes winner’s consent that their name, likeness, voice and/or biographical data may be used in any medium for advertising and promotional purposes without limitation and without additional notice, compensation or consent.

REGISTRATION: If for any reason the Sweepstakes, including any online portion of the promotion, is not capable of running as planned, including disruptions caused by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other cause that corrupts, affects or compromises the administration, security, fairness, integrity, proper conduct or intended play of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual Sponsor deems responsible and Sponsor further reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, and substitute an appropriate alternate method of prize award selection. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, including any erroneous appearance of qualification for a prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any problem or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or provider, computer equipment, software, failure of any e‑mail or entry to be received by Sponsor due to technical problem or traffic, congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sweepstakes entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means are ineligible and will be disqualified. All entries must include a valid e-mail address for the entrant. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a winner based on an e‑mail address, or if more than one person uses the same e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the e‑mail address submitted at the time of the entry, unless agreed otherwise. The “Authorized Account Holder” is the person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as business or educational institution) has assigned the e‑mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e‑mail address.

ADDITIONAL TERMS: By entering, entrant agrees to accept and abide by the rules of this Sweepstakes and agrees that any dispute with regard to the conduct of this Sweepstakes, rule interpretation or award of prize, shall be resolved by Sponsor, whose decision shall be binding and final.

By participating, entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, media outlets, promotional retail partners and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, franchisees, service agencies, independent contractors, and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of any of the above organizations from any injury, loss or damage to person, including but not limited to death or property damage due in‑whole or in‑part, directly or indirectly to the acceptance, use, or misuse of a prize, participation in any Sweepstakes‑related activity, or participation in the Sweepstakes.

Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of this offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of prizes, including such error as may give an erroneous indication that a prize has been won. In the event the Sponsor is prevented from continuing with this Sweepstakes, or the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes is undermined by any event including but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state or local government law, order or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within the Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event), the Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes without notice or further obligation. If the Sponsor, in its discretion, elects to abbreviate the Sweepstakes as a result of a Force Majeure event, the Sponsor reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to award the prize from among all valid and eligible entries received up to the time of such Force Majeure event. All entries are the property of the Sponsor and are not returnable.

If applicable: The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Google or Apple. Entrants are providing their personal information to Sponsor, and not to Google Play Store or Apple App Store. The information provided will only be used as indicated by the sponsor, and entrants have the ability to opt‑out of further communications.

PERSONAL INFORMATION: Information collected from entrants is used for the purposes of the Sweepstakes as outlined in these Official Rules and for any other purpose approved by entrant, pursuant to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. (https://www.bealocalloveva.com/privacy-policy/)

WINNER LIST: To find out the winner, go to https://www.facebook.com/RetailAlliance after Tuesday, December 21, 2021 to view the announcement.

SPONSOR: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Retail Merchants Association of Tidewater Virginia, Inc.