AIDS HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION’S
Out of the Closet Thrift Stores
"Boo It Yourself"
The CONTEST is sponsored by AIDS Healthcare Foundation, dba Out of the Closet Thrift Stores (“Sponsor”), a California non-profit corporation located at 6255 West Sunset Blvd., 21st Floor, Los Angeles, California 90028. The Sponsor’s mission is to provide cutting-edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Among other activities, Sponsor encourages people to know their HIV status and provides HIV testing.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (“AHF”) will award 1 (ONE) prize package for an instagram hashtag contest according to the terms and conditions of these rules. The Contest will run from October 1, 2022, until October 31, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.
AHF will award the following prize:
- The Sponsor of the “Boo It Yourself” CONTEST will give away one prize: (“Grand Prize”), round-trip travel (including a guest) to Washington DC to attend the “World AIDS Day: It's Not Over” Concert (“Concert”), and accommodations from Thursday, November 30th to Friday, December 1st, according to the terms and conditions of these rules.
- The Committee-determined contestant with the most combined likes, comments, and shares will win the Grand Prize. The nature and type of the grand prize will be chosen by the Sponsor.
- The Contest will run from October 1, 2022, until October 31, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. (“Contest Term”).
Except as set forth below, all individuals over the age of 17 are eligible to participate in the contest. Each individual that participates in the contest agrees to be subject to, and abide by, these rules. Any deviation from these rules on the part of any participant will render that participant ineligible. The Sponsor, and its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies, and divisions, participating promotional partners, and each of their respective employees and immediate family members (including, but not limited to, children, parents, spouses, grandparents, and domestic partners of employees) are ineligible to participate in the Contest. The Contest is void where prohibited by law. Each individual that participates in the Contest agrees to be subject to and abide by these rules. Any deviation from these rules on the part of any participant will render that participant ineligible. All decisions of the Sponsor are final.
THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
5. HOW TO PARTICIPATE
Only eligible individuals may participate in the Contest during the Contest Term. To participate, an eligible individual must complete all required steps:
- You must be following @outofthecloset to win
- Create a costume with at least (1) item from OTC
- You must post an image of yourself (must have a public page) wearing a costume created from at least one item purchased at any Out of the Closet Thrift Store.
- The caption of the image must include all of the following:
- Hashtag #BooItYourself
- Tag @OutOfTheCloset
- Describe the importance of the items purchased to your costume
- You may submit only one entry.
The contestant’s posts will be reviewed by the Sponsor’s Committee. The Committee will determine the poster with the most combined likes, comments, and shares and pick the winner.
6. PRIZE INFORMATION.
The winner must claim the Grand Prize within one week of being notified or the winner will be disqualified. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prizes for items of similar aggregate value.
7. PRIZE RESTRICTIONS/CONDITIONS
The contest prize is non-transferable and non-assignable. By entering the contest, each participant consents without limitation and without receiving additional compensation to make a promotional appearance such as a photo shoot and to the use of his or her name, voice, photograph, and/or likeness by the Sponsor and its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, and promotional partners for any purposes including, but not limited to, promotional purposes on television, radio, print and the internet. Failure to make such a promotional appearance requested by Sponsor, or to grant such rights as may be reasonably requested by Sponsor, may result in disqualification. Winners are solely responsible for all taxes associated with any prize.
8. RULES; WINNERS LIST
Copies of these rules and identification of the winner are available in any of the following ways: (a) Between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., local time, at 6255 West Sunset Boulevard, 21st Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90028, or (b) By mail to any requestor who sends a stamped, self-addressed envelope identifying the Contest, to the same address, or (c) at Sponsor’s website located at www.outofthecloset.org.
9. GENERAL CONDITIONS
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who Sponsor reasonably believes has tampered with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or has acted in violation of these rules, or in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, or for any other action deemed that Sponsor deems unacceptable. Sponsor reserves the right to change these rules at any time as it determines necessary in its sole discretion. If such changes occur after the Contest has begun, then Sponsor will post all such changes on Sponsor’s Website on the day that the change takes effect. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the contest if fraud, misconduct or technical failures adversely affect the integrity of the Contest.
10. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
All participants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor and all of Sponsor’s affiliated companies and subsidiaries and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, legal counsel, and/or participating promotional partners from all losses, damages, penalties, claims, actions, suits, costs, and expenses of any kind whatsoever and any property damage, personal injury, or death to any participant or a third party caused by or arising out of or in connection with participation in the contest or with the use of any prize awarded. Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information and 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 the contest of the equipment used in its administration.
As a condition to participating in the contest, participants agree that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Los Angeles, California having competent jurisdiction, which court shall apply the laws of the State of California without regard to any conflicts of Laws principles. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participants be permitted awards for, and each hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages or attorneys’ fees.