Sophie Hulme Bag Give Away - Official Rules


The " Shop The Cut Handbag Giveaway " Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") begins at 9:01 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on 1/24/14 and ends at 11:59 p.m. (ET) on 1/31/14 ("Sweepstakes Entry Period").

Eligibility: The "Shop The Cut Handbag Giveaway" Sweepstakes is only open to U.S. legal residents, age 18 or older who possess a valid email address at time of entry. Employees of New York Magazine ("Sponsor") and their subsidiaries, affiliates, wholesalers, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies and all other companies involved in this Sweepstakes and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to enter or win. Sweepstakes governed by U.S. law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law.

How to Enter: To enter online, visit and follow onscreen instructions to complete and submit the online entry. Entries must be received between 9:01 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on 1/24/14 and ends at 11:59 p.m. (ET) on 1/31/14  and contain valid information. When you enter the Sweepstakes, you also agree to receive follow-up information from Shop The Cut and Entrants subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to privacy policy. Limit: One online entry per person or email address. All entries and requests become property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Sponsors are not responsible for lost, late, damaged or misdirected entries.

Prize & Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): Grand Prize and its Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): One (1) winner will receive a Sophie Hulme handbag ("Prize"). Total ARV of Prize: $928. Winners will be required to furnish his/her social security number and an IRS Form 1099 will be filed in the name of the winners for the retail value of the prize. Winner is solely responsible for all expenses, costs or fees associated with transportation and acceptance and/or use of the prize not specified herein as being awarded, including without limitation, any and all taxes (if any). Winner is not a recipient of a prize until s/he has been verified as the Winner by the Sponsor or judges. Upon fulfilling prize, Sponsor will be deemed to have awarded the prize to the Winner and such Winner assumes full responsibility for the prize. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Odds: Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period.

Random Drawing: Winner will be selected by a random drawing from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Random drawing will be conducted on or about 2/10/14 by a representative from the Sponsor ("judges") whose decisions are final. Winner will be notified via the e-mail address provided in entry form. Winner will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and a Publicity Release within 5 days from the date of prize notification or an alternate winner may be selected. If after 2 attempts, within the aforementioned 5 days to contact the potential winner via email fails, or if an Affidavit or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, winner(s) will be disqualified and if there is sufficient time to notify an alternate winner, the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner selected at random from all non-winning entries. Prizes are guaranteed to be awarded. Prizes are non-assignable or transferable except to a surviving spouse. Winners are responsible for all federal, state, local and sales and income taxes (if any). Any incidental expenses on prize not specified herein is the sole responsibility of winners. Entry and acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winners' name, prize won, entry comment, hometown and likeness for online posting and promotional purposes without further compensation, except where prohibited by law.

General: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor and their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation, acceptance and use of any prize. Winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use or redemption of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.

Online Notice: In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (ii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and its representative, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw the Sweepstakes if it becomes technically corrupted, (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winner from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.

Legal Warning: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN individual, whether or not an ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, destroy, tamper or vandalize this WEB SITE OR interfere with the OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS and SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES and diligently pursue all remedies against ANY SUCH individual TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Winner's List: For a winner's list, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Shop The Cut Handbag Giveaway Sweepstakes, c/o New York Media, 75 Varick Street, 4th Fl, New York, NY 10013, after 3/31/14.

Confidentiality: By entering, you may be contacted by the Sponsor and/or any promotional partner(s) with future promotional offers. Information provided by you to participate in this Sweepstakes is subject to the Sponsor’s privacy policy located at

Sponsor: New York Magazine, 75 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013.