Giveaways

The winners for the ‘Looking Back Giveaway have been selected! Check your email.

I’m holding a giveaway!

I know this is a little giveaway but there’s a bunch of official rule stuff at the bottom. Later down the road I want to make this a continual thing as new art, products, or effect ideas get released.

Basics:

  • Prizes (4):
  • Who may enter: US Citizens who are 18 years of age by July 1st.
  • Where/How do I enter: Simply provide your name and email address in the form available on this page ( https://akaneart.com/giveaways/ )
  • How many times can I enter: Only one entry per person. Shop purchases will not increase your chances. Using multiple emails will disqualify ALL of your entries!
  • When can I enter: June 18th, starting at midnight, to July 1st at midnight.
  • When will the drawing take place: July 2nd or 3rd.
  • How will I know if I won: I will contact you through the provided email address, requesting your mailing address.
  • How long do I have to respond: 5 days. Otherwise I will choose one of the secondary winners, and draw a new backup winner.

Safety Notice

The print has been sprayed with a UV-Resistant acrylic coating that contains acetone, xylene isobutane/propane mixture, acrylic resin, art fixative or sealant VOC content less than 95%. Ethyl benzene (from the contents information on can).

Official Rules of the Giveaway

Void outside the 50 United States, District of Columbia and where prohibited. Do not enter if you are not at least 18 years of age and a legal resident of, and located within, one of the 50 United States, or the District of Columbia, at the time of entry. By participating, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of https://akaneart.com/, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Giveaway.  Entry also means that you meet these eligibility requirements. Personal friends and family of administration at https://akaneart.com/ are not eligible.

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

Giveaway Period

Giveaway begins approximately at 12:00 AM. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on June 18th (6/18/19) and ends at 11:59 PM EST on July 1st (7/1/19).

How to Enter the Giveaway

During the Giveaway Period; click the Giveaway link in the email, newsletter, or social media post, or visit https://akaneart.com/giveaways and complete the interests form to your comfort level. Then, submit the form to receive one (1) entry in the Giveaway random drawing.  For entry into the Giveaway, you must answer all necessary questions in full. You do not have to answer the optional interests questions.

Entries that are not complete, disrespectful, or do not adhere to the rules or specifications will be disqualified. You may enter only once and you must fill in the information requested.  You may not enter more than once by using multiple email addresses, multiple identities, or other devices or coding in an attempt to circumvent these rules. If you use fraudulent methods, or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission will be removed from eligibility.  All entries become the property of https://akaneart.com/ and will not be acknowledged or returned until after the giveaway.

Winner Selection/Drawing

On or about July 2nd (7/2/19), host will conduct a random drawing from all eligible entries received throughout the Giveaway Period to select one (1) main winner, and three (3) backup or secondary winners.  Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. If a backup winner is chosen for the main prize, one to three (1-3) new secondary winners will be selected for the secondary prize.

Winner Notification

Potential winner(s) will be notified by email for their shipping address within one to two (1-2) days.  If the primary winner fails to respond in five (5) days a backup winner will be selected. After all attempts to verify a winner for the unfulfilled prize fails, the prize will not be awarded. No substitutions are permitted except if a prize or any portion of prize is unavailable, in which case a prize or portion of prize of comparable value will be awarded. Prize(s) is/are not redeemable for cash. Prize(s) is/are non-assignable or transferable except to a surviving spouse.  Grand prize may be surrendered to a backup winner if they want a secondary prize instead. Prize winners will be publicly listed on the Giveaways page upon successful shipment of prizes.

Emails will come from admin@akaneart.com. Remember to check your spam folders.

PRIZES (4):

  • Grand Prize: The prototype special print of ‘Looking Back’ with paid shipping and handling (1).
  • Secondary Prize: A 3 Inch Mr. Snail Vinyl Sticker (3) with paid shipping and handling.

Privacy

When you register, we collect personally identifying information, including your name, email address, and country and state of residence.  The information that you provide will be added to a centralized database. Entrants also have the option to be added to the website mailing list (powered by MailChimp).  Your email address will not be sold or rented to third parties. For more information see https://akaneart.com/’s privacy policy at https://akaneart.com/privacy-policy/. After the Giveaway data may be removed upon request.

Arbitration

Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Giveaway, entrant agrees that:  (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway, or the prize (or portion thereof) awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages including attorney’s fees or any other damages, other than for entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Giveaway), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Releases

By participating in this Giveaway, entrants agree to release https://akaneart.com/ and any other organizations affiliated from any and all actions, claims, injury, death, loss or damage arising in any manner, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Giveaway and/or acceptance, use or misuse of the prize.

Other

https://akaneart.com/ is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, undelivered, garbled or misdirected entries or winner responses.   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 Giveaway. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Giveaway or downloading materials from or use of the website.  https://akaneart.com/ reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the website or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules.

https://akaneart.com/ further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this Giveaway if the Giveaway is compromised by virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention, or any other causes which, in the sole discretion of the https://akaneart.com/, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, proper play or integrity of the Giveaway. In the event of cancellation or termination, https://akaneart.com/ reserves the right to select the potential winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the date of cancellation or termination. In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email account associated with the entry and he/she must comply with these Official Rules.  The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned the email address.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS GIVEAWAY IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, https://akaneart.com/ WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Host may request to use entrant names, locations, prize, and applicable winning statements to promote later giveaways or display winner lists.  Giveaway is subject to all applicable U. S. federal, state and local laws and regulations.