NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Sweepstakes may only be entered in or from the 50 United States and the District of Columbia and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. This Sweepstakes is governed exclusively by the laws of the United States. You are not authorized to participate in the Sweepstakes if you are not located within the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
- Eligibility. Participation is open only to legal residents of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia, who are 18 or older as of date of entry. Void outside of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law. Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, manufacturers or distributors of Sweepstakes materials and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees/officers/directors are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes may only be entered in or from the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
- Timing. The Sweepstakes begins on April 22, 2022 at 12:00 PM Pacific Time ("PT") and ends on April 29, 2022 at 11:59 PM PT (the "Sweepstakes Period").
- How to Enter. Eligible entrants can enter via Instagram as follows:
- Log in to or create your Instagram account.
- Visit and follow @mykirei.
- Like and save @mykirei’s Second Anniversary/Earth Day giveaway post.
- Tag one (1) friend (with whom you have a personal relationship) in the comments section, and include one word that describes MyKirei by KAO.
- Your tagged friend must also follow the @mykirei Instagram page.
- For a bonus entry, post this giveaway to your story, including the hashtag #mykireisweepstakes.
Limit two (2) entries per person.
Entry into the Sweepstakes is by this process only. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
No automated entry devices and/or programs permitted. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries or mail, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.
- Random Drawing/Odds. Five (5) potential winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for the drawing. Drawing will be conducted by Sponsor on or about May 2, 2022. Sponsor will announce the potential winners in the comment section of the original brand post on or about May 4, 2022 (“Winner Announcement”) and will also send each winner a direct message on Instagram. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. The potential winners must contact Sponsor via a direct message on Instagram within 7 days of the Winner Announcement to redeem the prize and to provide mailing address information for the potential winner. If a potential winner does not redeem the prize within 7 days of the Winner Announcement, the prize will be forfeited, and Sponsor will award the prize to an alternate winner chosen randomly from the original pool of entrants. If the prize cannot be awarded after three alternate winners have been notified, the prize will remain unawarded.
- Prize. Five prizes will be awarded. Each confirmed winner will receive one of each of the following products: MyKirei by KAO Nourishing Body Wash ($18), MyKirei by KAO Yuzu Flower Foam Hand Wash ($18), MyKirei by KAO Nourishing Shampoo ($18), MyKirei by KAO Nourishing Conditioner ($18), MyKirei by KAO Soothing Peony Milky Lotion ($18), MyKirei by KAO Paw Print Foam Hand Wash ($18), MyKirei by KAO Nourishing Hand Wash ($14), and 2 Furoshiki designs ($5 each), for a total prize value of $132. Limit one (1) Prize per person. Prize is non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. In the case of unavailability of any prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All expenses not specifically listed herein are the responsibility of winners. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner.
- Prize Delivery. Each winner will be sent a Prize within 1-3 weeks of receipt of the winner's mailing address. Sponsor not responsible if the Prize cannot be delivered due to an incorrect mailing address or for lost or misdirected requests.
- Conditions. All taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners. By participating, entrants and winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity and claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this promotion in any way shall be disqualified. Prizes are non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. In the case of unavailability of any prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. There is no purchase or sales presentation required to participate. A purchase does not increase odds of winning.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
- Release. By receipt of any prize, winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Instagram, Inc., and Tractenberg & Co., and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
- List of Winners. To obtain the name of the winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by June 1, 2022, to Tractenberg & Company, ATTN: MyKirei by KAO Instagram Sweepstakes, 116 E 16th St #2, New York, NY 10003.
- Sponsor. Kao USA Inc., 2535 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45214-1773.
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram, Inc. Entrants understand that they are providing their information to the Sponsor and not to Instagram. The information entrants provide will only be used in accordance with these terms and conditions. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this promotion must be directed to the Sponsor and not to Instagram. Further, entrants release Instagram and its associated companies from all liability arising in respect of the promotion.