Biossance® Earth Day Giveaway

Biossance® “2018 Earth Day” Contest Official Rules


The Biossance® “2018 Earth Day” Contest (the “Promotion” or “Contest”) begins April 15 at 12:00:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on April 22, 2018 at 11:59:59 p.m. PT (the “Promotion Period”). All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void outside of the United States and/or wherever else prohibited or restricted by law. Immediately upon submission, all entries become the property of Sponsor and will neither be acknowledged nor returned other than as herein described. By entering, each participant (the “Participant”) acknowledges acceptance of and compliance with these official rules (the “Official Rules”).


Promotion is open to all legal residents of the fifty (50) US states and District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age (or the age of majority in entrant’s respective jurisdiction, whichever is greater) or older at time of entry. Any entrants found to be under the age of majority in their state of residence shall be disqualified.


There are two (2) ways to enter during the Promotion Period: 1) To enter without making a purchase, send an email with “SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY” in the subject line (re:)  to customerservice@biossance.com with your complete name, complete address, city, state, zip code, telephone number and e-mail address.; or 2) Participant will receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry per day for any full-size purchase made on Sponsor’s website, Biossance.com (each an “Entry” and together the “Entries”). Free samples shipping excluded. Limit one (1) entry per day regardless of the number of purchases made during any one day of the Promotion Period. Limited also to one (1) entry per day, regardless of method of entry. For purposes of this Promotion, “receipt” of an entry occurs when Sponsor’s services record the entry information resulting from the participant clicking the “Submit” or “Purchase” button to complete a purchase/transaction, or in the case of an email submission, the time at which the email is received by Sponsor, and pursuant to receipt, each Entry will receive a timestamp (“Timestamp”). Sponsor’s computer is the official clock for this Promotion. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an email entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the email account is registered at time of entry, but only if that person meets all other eligibility criteria. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged nor returned. Neither the Sponsor nor the Sponsor’s Affiliates are responsible for lost, late, or corrupted entries by email. Incomplete entries are not eligible.  Collection and use of personally identifiable information will be conducted in accordance with the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy posted on its Website.


The three (3) Entries whose Timestamp is closest to the three (3) pre-determined times during the Promotion Period will be designated as potential winners. Odds of winning depend upon the total number of eligible entries received in the Promotion Period. Sponsor’s decisions are final on all matters relating to the Promotion. In the case of a tie, a random draw will be completed from among those entries.

Potential winners will receive a winning ticket (with instructions to contact Sponsor to claim the Prize) either by return email if your method of entry is by email, or you will received a winning ticket in the package containing your eligible order.

  1. PRIZES:

Three (3) prizes consisting of the following will be available:

- The full line of full-size Biossance products (ARV: $433)
- A set of assorted CORA products (ARV: $210)
- A $75 e-gift card to Boody Eco Wear (ARV: $75)
- A tote bag from KAYU (ARV: $125)
- A set of cosmetics in a pouch from Au Naturale Cosmetics (ARV: $75)

Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of each prize is $$918. A total of three (3) Prizes will be awarded. Total ARV of all prizes being offered is $2,754. Prizes consist solely of those items specifically listed, may not be transferred or redeemed for cash are subject to all terms and conditions of use as established by issuer. No substitutions are allowed except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Upon their presentation or delivery to winners, Prizes become the sole property and responsibility of the recipients and will not be replaced by the Sponsor if lost or stolen. All taxes, if applicable, and all other costs associated with acceptance or use of the prize, not specified herein, are the sole responsibility of the winner. All prizes will be awarded.


No transfer or substitution of any prize is allowed, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Winners must comply with all Contest rules as published. Potential winners may be asked to complete and sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability and publicity release, within seven (7) days of date on prize notification or prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Return of prize notification as undeliverable; and/or failure to provide any other required documentation in a timely manner may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Non-winning Participants will not be notified. Winning a prize is contingent on fulfilling all the requirements set forth herein. Winners are responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes, if applicable. Winner’s entry and acceptance of any prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) for the Sponsor to use said winner’s name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice, and address (city and state) on a worldwide basis, and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without notice or further compensation.


Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. By participating, Participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and waive any right to claim ambiguity in regard to the mechanics of the Sweepstakes or the interpretation of these Official Rules. Winners and Participants also agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents, from and against any claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize offered, or participation in this Sweepstakes. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with the mechanics or logistics of this sweepstakes will be declared ineligible and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with, or utilized in, this Contest, or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing and/or transmissions in the Contest. Sponsor 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, or alteration of, entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to participants or to any other person’s computer related to, or resulting from, participating in or downloading of materials in this contest. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, worms, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Internet portion of the Contest, and select winners from all entries received up to the time of termination. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with the mechanics or logistics of this Sweepstakes will be declared ineligible and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. This sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States and the State of California, without respect to conflict of law doctrines. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree that any and all disputes and causes of action against Sponsor arising out of or in connection with this sweepstakes shall be resolved individually (without resort to any form of class action). Such dispute shall be resolved by mediation and binding arbitration. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will Participants be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, including attorneys’ fees, and Participants further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.


To receive written confirmation of the winners, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to BIOSSANCE “Earth Day 2018” Contest Winners List Request, c/o Biossance Marketing, 5885 Hollis Street, Suite 100, Emeryville, CA  94608. Requests must be received by May 31st, 2018.


Amyris, Inc., 5885 Hollis Street, Suite 100, Emeryville, CA  94608