10th Birthday Giveaway
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Employees (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of Swimsuits For All, LLC d/b/a Swimsuits For All (“Sponsor”), SellUp, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and/or Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this sweepstakes. 10th Birthday Giveaway (“Sweepstakes”) is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on April 12, 2015 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on April 13, 2015. (“Sweepstakes Period”).
TO ENTER: Click on the Sweepstakes link in the email and you will be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes. Each participant may make a maximum of one (1) entry during the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple entries are not permitted for this Sweepstakes. Any attempt by any entrant to make more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified at Sponsor’s sole discretion. All entries must be received by Sponsor during the Sweepstakes Period or they will be void.
DRAWINGS: Ten (10) potential winners will be selected for at the end of the Sweepstakes Period in a random drawing on or about April 14th, 2015 from among all eligible entries received for the applicable drawing, for a total of ten (10) Prize winners. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for the applicable drawing.
Potential winners will be notified by Sponsor via email on April 15, 2015. Potential winners may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, publicity release within seven (7) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or a potential winner is not in compliance with these rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner selected for the drawing at issue. If a potential winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, prize may be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winner set forth herein.
PRIZES (TEN (10)):
ONE (1) 100$ SWIMSUITS FOR ALL WEBSITE CREDIT: (TEN (1) Available to be won) (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $100.00 each)
Total ARV of all prizes: $1,000.00 Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer a prize or redeem a prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Winners are responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Limit one (1) prize per person/email address for the sweepstakes. If you or a member of your household have won a prize from any promotion sponsored by Swimsuits For All in the last twelve (12) months you are not eligible to enter or win a prize in this Sweepstakes.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered or garbled entries or email; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the sweepstakes or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should any portion of the sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner(s) for the drawing(s) at issue from all eligible, non-suspect entries received for such drawing(s) prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor, SellUp, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize or participation in this sweepstakes. Each winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, Facebook user name (if different), address (city and state), photograph (including Facebook profile photo), voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.
WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners (available after April 16, 2015), send an email to email@example.com no later than April 30, 2015.
SPONSOR: Swimsuits For All, LLC, 2 Industrial Drive, Unit B, Keyport, NJ 07735
If you have any questions about this sweepstakes, please contact Sponsor.
I Suited Up to: Inspire Others
Fashion and beauty guru Passion Jonesz uses her popular YouTube videos to encourage women to embrace their curves
While most of us switch majors or jump career paths a few times before we find our direction, Passion Jonesz realized her path after uttering five simple words: “Stay plus-sized. Stay beautiful.”
Those two lines tumbled out of her mouth during filming of a YouTube video in 2009, and since then, they’ve become her tagline and, in a sense, her mission statement. Helping women of all shapes and sizes love themselves is the driving force behind her successful YouTube channel, where she dishes on everything from her pregnancy to favorite fashion finds to DIY hair and makeup tutorials. “I was always looked at as the pretty ‘big girl,’ which to this day doesn’t sit right with me,” Jonesz says. “I wanted to make videos showing I was more than just a ‘pretty face’ and a ‘big body.’ I had goals. I had dreams. I wanted to motivate others.”
In fact, over the years she’s minted her reputation as a trusted fashion and beauty maven. More than 130,000 have subscribed to her channel so far, and many more follow her on social media. This is in no small part because of her candidness and openness. Jonesz won’t just show off a new outfit, for example. She’ll also explain exactly why she loves each piece of it. And she’s not content to follow the fashion crowd. “I am not bowing down to a standard ‘look,” Jonesz points out. “I think this is why so many young women admire what I stand for and who I am.”
So when she gave of our swimwear her stamp of approval, we knew it was honest praise. She gave our fit high marks and said our array of swimwear for all types of women is “amazing.” “My favorite suit is the recent Gabi Fresh suit,” she says. “It’s vibrant and a great representation of a sexy, plus-sized woman. My favorite line has to be SwimSexy. It lives up to its name — a tasteful and sexy collection of swimsuits.”
Feeling confident in a bathing suit is something many women struggle with and is something of which Jonesz is keenly aware. Though she’d “put on the flyest swimsuit and the sexiest lipgloss and sunglasses and strut it in the water,” she knows that’s easier said than done for some. Overcoming insecurity and fear all starts with loving yourself, no matter your size, she explains. “I say show your skin and be happy,” she says. “Forget about what anyone thinks and be your best beautiful self. No one can take that away from you.”