Bee & Kin Sweepstakes

Complete Official Rules



SPONSOR: Bee & Kin | 26 Mercer Street 3rd Floor New York, NY 10013

  1. ELIGIBILITY: The Bee & Kin Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes” or “Promotion”) is offered and open only to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia (“United States”) who, at time of entry, are at least 21 years old and who currently reside in the United States. Employees, officers and directors of Bee & Kin (“Sponsor”), and those entities involved in the preparation of materials and/or administration of this Promotion (with Sponsor, collectively referred to herein as the “Sweepstakes Entities”), and their immediate family members (spouse, siblings, children and parents) and those living in the same household as such individuals (whether or not related) are not eligible to enter. Subject to applicable federal and state laws. Void in Puerto Rico and all jurisdictions other than those stated above and where prohibited or restricted by law.
  2. PROMOTION PERIOD: Promotion starts on or about Friday, December 13th, 2019 and ends on Thursday, December 19th, 2019 (“Promotion Period”). All time referenced herein is Eastern Time. Sponsor’s clock is the official timekeeping device for the Promotion. 
  3. HOW TO ENTER:  This Sweepstakes consists of giving away one (1) Bee & Kin expert xl bag, b8ta gift card, Buki Travel-Set, Flic 4pack. To enter the Grand Prize drawing, you (“Entrant”) must, during the Promotion Period, go tohttps://mailchi.mp/e311325c5926/2c8jif2huu(the “Website”), follow the online instructions to complete and submit the online entry form, which includes providing your email address and consenting to receive occasional marketing emails from Bee + Kin. Upon completion of this process, you will receive one (1) entry into the random drawing for the Grand Prize using the email address you have provided (“Entry”). Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address, per Sweepstakes.

By participating in this Sweepstakes, you fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these official rules (“Official Rules”) and by the decisions of the Sponsors in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Winning is contingent upon, among other things set forth herein and on associated webpages, fulfilling all requirements in these Official Rules.

Entrants may not enter through a sweepstakes club (or similar method), with multiple e-mail and/or street addresses, nor shall entrants use any other device or artifice to enter multiple times. Any Entrant who uses fraudulent entry methods, or otherwise attempts to participate with multiple e-mail and/or addresses under multiple identities will be disqualified. In case of dispute, entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor reserves the right, at its reasonable discretion to refuse, disqualify, or withdraw any Entry and/or entrants at any time during the Sweepstakes.

Sweepstakes Entities assume no responsibility for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, or illegible entries; nor for any computer, telephone, cable network, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, or availability, or garbled, corrupt, or jumbled transmissions; nor service provider, Internet, Web site, user net accessibility or availability, traffic congestion, or unauthorized human intervention or any technical error; nor for unauthorized human intervention, human error, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information; nor for the failure to capture any such information. 

  1. DRAWINGS/NOTIFICATION: On or about one (1) day following the end of the Promotion Period, a single random drawingwill be held by Sponsor (or its authorized representative) from all eligible entries received for each Sweepstakes, to select one Grand Prize winner in the Sweepstakes. The potential winner will be notified by email at the email address provided at time of entry on or within approximately twenty-four (24) hours of the drawing and may be required to complete, have notarized and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and, where legal, Publicity Release within three (3) working days of notification.  
  2. PRIZES/ODDS:   The prizes offered in each of the Sweepstakes drawings are generally described as follows: 

1 Bee & Kin leather Expert bag, $695

1 b8ta Gift card, $350

1 Buki Travel Set, $249

1 Flic 4-pack, $140

Total Grand Prize Value: $1434The specifics and details of each prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. Any photographs, illustrations or other depictions of prizes on the Website are for illustrative purposes only. Actual prize may vary. No transfer, assignment or substitution of prize (in whole or in part), except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Prizes may not be redeemed for cash. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. The odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received for each drawing. All prizes will be awarded assuming sufficient entries are received for each drawing. Sponsor will facilitate communication between each winner and designer, but it is the responsibility of each confirmed winner to work directly with the project designer to provide the designer with all required information in order to redeem their prize. Prize delivery time periods will vary by designer, and may take up to six months from winner verification. If a winner fails to promptly communicate and cooperate with the designer and provide all necessary information to fulfill the prize, the prize may be forfeited.  

  1. GENERAL:  Limit one (1) prize per person, email or household address. By participating, entrants agree to abide by and be bound to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Failure to timely return or properly complete release documents (as described herein), or if a prize notification or any prize is returned as non-deliverable, or if potential winner is not eligible or does not comply with these Official Rules prize forfeiture will result and an alternate potential winner may be selected. If a winner cannot be confirmed and verified on or by the second attempt, the prize will not be awarded. BY PARTICIPATING, PARTICIPANTS AGREE TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE SPONSOR, AND ITS AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL ALLEGED AND/OR ACTUAL CLAIMS, ACTIONS, DEMANDS, LOSSES, SETTLEMENTS (WHETHER OR NOT LITIGATION IS COMMENCED), LIABILITIES AND DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER EXISTING NOW OR ARISING IN THE FUTURE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, BODILY INJURY, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, DISABILITY AND PROPERTY DAMAGE), COSTS AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES, COURT COSTS, SETTLEMENT AND DISBURSEMENTS) DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ARISING NOW OR IN THE FUTURE IN WHOLE OR IN PART OUT OF ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF A PRIZE, PARTICIPATION IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES/PRIZE RELATED ACTIVITY, ACCESS TO WEB SITE, AND/OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. By entering and/or accepting a prize, Entrants and/or winners hereby consent, where lawful, to the use by Sponsor (and its authorized third parties) of their name, image, likeness, voice, hometown, and/or biographical information in any and all media now known or hereafter developed worldwide, and on the Internet and World Wide Web, without additional compensation, and without the right of review, notification or approval. The information provided is subject to the Privacy Statement on the below-stated Web site. 
  2. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of any web site. Any use of sweepstakes clubs (or similar methods), robotic, automatic, macro, programmed or like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods, and disqualify any entrant using such methods. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which Sponsor deems, in its sole opinion, could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and select the winner from entries received prior to the action or as otherwise may be deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. Sweepstakes Entities shall not be liable to winner or any other person for failure to execute the Sweepstakes, or supply a Prize or any part thereof, by reason of any act of God, any action(s), regulation(s) order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any similar or dissimilar event beyond their reasonable control.

In no event will Sweepstakes Entities, their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and related companies, their advertising or promotion agencies and/or all their respective officers, directors, employees, independent contractors, representatives and agents, be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes, Sweepstakes/Prize related activities, access to, and use of, any participating internet site(s) or the downloading from and/or printing material downloaded from said site(s). Without limiting the foregoing, everything on said sites are provided "AS IS” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Some jurisdictions may not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages or exclusion of implied warranties.  

THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE STATE OF NEW YORK WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in the state of New York having jurisdiction. Further, in such dispute, to the extent permitted by applicable law, under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out of pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Promotion), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.  

  1. PRIVACY:  By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to the Sponsor’s use of their personal information as described below and in Sponsor’s Privacy Policy located https://beeandkin.com/pages/terms-of-servicewhich is incorporated by reference and made a part of these Official Rules, except in those limited cases where these Official Rules expressly expand, modify or contradict the Privacy Policy. In those circumstances, this Official Rules will govern the privacy relationship between Sponsor and the entrants. If you are selected as a winner, your information may also be included in a publicly available winners’ list. 
  2. WINNERS LIST:  For the names of the winners, send an email danielle@beeandkin.com and in the body of the email type “Please e-mail me the winners’ list for the  Sweepstakes.  The winners’ list will be sent via reply email within thirty (30) days after all prize winners have been confirmed. Requests must be received no later than sixty (60) days after the end of the Sweepstakes Promotion Period.
  3. This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google or any other social media platform.  You understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to any of these social media platforms. 



Privacy Policy

Bee & Kin is the owner and operator of the website located at beeandkin.com and associated mobile applications (such website and applications, collectively with any artwork, text, graphics, photos or other materials or information uploaded, downloaded or appearing thereon, the “Website”). We thank you for using the Website. 

When you use the Website you consent to the collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure and other uses of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy also explains the treatment of information provided or collected through your use of the Website that we make available to third parties in connection with your use of the Website, including but not limited to third-party payment processors. This Policy applies to visitors, users and subscribers of the Website, and we recommend that you read this Policy carefully. 

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that we do not own or control, including but not limited to any third party websites, services and applications (“Third Party Services”) that you elect to access through the Website. While we try to facilitate access only to those Third Party Services that share our respect for your privacy, we don't take any responsibility for the content, results, proceeds, functionality or privacy policies of those Third Party Services. We encourage you to carefully review the privacy policies of all Third Party Services you access through the Website.

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at carrie@beeandkin.com



We collect and use your information to (i) provide and measure use of the Website and improve it overtime, (ii) communicate with you about your user account or transactions with us, (iii) send your information about changes to Website features or our policies, (iv) send you offers and promotions for the Website, (v) personalize content and experiences for you on the Website, (vi) advertise and market to you, and (vii) detect, investigate and prevent activities that may violate our policies or applicable law. 


Registration is not required to enter the Website, however, you may choose to create or reconfigure a user account with us. If you choose to create or reconfigure a user account with us, you are required to provide us with the following information: first name, last name and/or entity name, e-mail address, and the desired frequency with which you would like to receive correspondence from Story and Rain (collectively, “Registration Information”).

We may store this information so that it can be used for the purposes explained in this Privacy Policy.


You may provide us with additional information in connection with your use of the Website, including: (i) transaction information you provide when you request information or use the Website, (ii) location information when you visit and use the Website, including location information either provided by a mobile device interacting with the Website, or associated with your IP address, where we are permitted by applicable law to process this information, and (iii) usage, viewing and technical data when you visit and use the Website or open e-mails and other communications we send to you.  


We may use your Registration Information to send you information about the Website or to advertise and market to you. You may unsubscribe from these messages by following the instructions contained within the messages or by making changes to your account settings. 

In addition, we may provide certain of our unaffiliated business partners with your Registration Information, but only if you expressly provide us with permission to do so. The permission to share your Registration Information with our unaffiliated business partners will always be on an opt-in basis, and if you do opt-in you will be able to subsequently opt-out at any time. Please see your account settings on the Website to opt-in or opt-out of these permissions. 

If you e-mail us, we may keep your message, e-mail address and contact information to respond to your request.


You understand and agree that you are responsible for any charges that may apply to communications sent from your device to another device via SMS, and because this invitation is coming directly from your personal account, we do not have access to or control this communication.

  1.  LOG DATA

Our servers may automatically record information (“Log Data”) created by your use of the Website. Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type, the referring domain, pages visited, your mobile carrier, device and application IDs, and search terms. Other actions, such as interactions with our website, applications and advertisements, may also be included in Log Data.


The Website may contain links to other websites. We may keep track of how you interact with links across the Website including Third Party Services by redirecting clicks or through other means. We do this to help improve the Website and as part of our business, including advertising and marketing, and to be able to share aggregate click statistics such as how many times a particular link was clicked on or shared with others.  

We have no control over the privacy practices or the content of any of our unaffiliated business partners, advertisers, sponsors or other websites to which we provide links from the Website. You should check the applicable privacy policy of the website sponsor when linking to other websites.


Like many websites and mobile applications, we use “cookie” technology to collect additional website usage data and to improve the Website. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your computer's hard disk. We may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with the Website, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on the Website, and to improve the Website. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit.


We use a variety of Third Party Services hosted by unaffiliated third parties to help provide the Website, and to help us understand the use thereof, which include, without limitation, third-party payment processors. These Third Party Services may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, such as cookies or your IP request.  

We engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to us.  We may share your personal information with these third parties to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services.  We require these companies to use your information only to provide the particular function and/or service and do not authorize them to use your information for any other reason.


We may preserve or disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect our rights or property.


The security, integrity and confidentiality of your information are extremely important to us. We maintain reasonable and customary physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to secure your personal information. However, there is always some risk in transmitting information electronically. Any personal information we collect is stored within databases that we control. As we deem appropriate, we use security measures consistent with industry standards, such as firewalls and encryption technology, to protect your information. However, we cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that information you supply won't be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet.


In the event that Bee & Kin is directly or indirectly involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, information that we have collected through the Website may be transferred as part of that transaction. We will use reasonable efforts to ensure this Privacy Policy will apply to your information as transferred to the new entity, but we cannot assure you that, upon completion of any such transfer, the new entity will maintain this Privacy Policy in its current form.


We provide you with tools to access or modify the personal information you provide to us and associated with your account.  See your account settings for details.   Please be aware that, if you do not allow us to collect personal information from you, we may not be able to deliver certain aspects of the Website to you, and we may not be able to take account of your interests and preferences.

You can also permanently deactivate your account at any time.  See your account settings for details.  Once your account has been deactivated, it may not be possible to restore your account, even if it was accidentally or wrongfully deactivated.  


The Website is not directed to children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18. If we become aware that a child under 18 has provided us with personal information, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child's account.   If you become aware that a child under the age of 18 has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us at danielle@beeandkin.com


We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of the policy will govern our use of your information and will always be available on the Website in the Privacy Policy section.

By visiting and continuing to access or use the Website after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS POLICY, IMMEDIATELY STOP ACCESSING AND/OR USING THE WEBSITE AND DO NOT USETHE WEBSITE. 

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