GELISH & MORGAN TAYLOR NAIL ART CONTEST

OFFICIAL RULES

ELIGIBILITY.

Only legal residents of any one (1) of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or the age of majority in their state of primary residence (whichever is older), are eligible to enter the Contest and win a prize.  Employees, agents or officers of Bobit Business Media, Hand and Nail Harmony, Nail Alliance LLC,  and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures or any of their subsidiaries or of any entity involved in the development, production, implementation and distribution of the Contest, including any advertising or promotion agency, supplier of prizes for the Contest, parent company, service provider, subsidiary or affiliate of any such entity or any other entity directly associated with the Contest or any member of the immediate family of and/or person living in the same household as such persons, are ineligible to enter the Contest. Contest begins on March 13th, 2015 and ends on March 27th, 2015 at 4:00 PM PST.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  INTERNET ACCESS AND ONLINE ENTRY IS REQUIRED. 

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED, INCLUDING IN PUERTO RICO, U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS, AND OUTSIDE OF THE U.S.  VALID IN THE UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE RULES. 

ENTRIES.

(a) Description and Photo Submission Period:  Description and Photo Submissions of your nail art design must be received by via social media as described below between 9:00 am (Pacific Daylight Time) on March 13, 2015, and 4:00 pm (Pacific Daylight Time) on March 27, 2015 (the “Description and Photo Submission Period”).  Sponsor’s office clock will be the official timekeeper for the Contest.  Entries (as defined below) must be actually received during the Description and Photo Submission Period, regardless of the date or time submitted by the Contestant. By entering the Contest, you hereby agree that participation in this Contest is subject to the terms and conditions as indicated herein.

(b) A Contestant is a licensed nail professional who submits a sample of nail art as required by these rules.

(b) One entry per category per Contestant is allowed.

(c) Two categories to be judged:

(i) 3-D nail art – submit photo of 1 to 3 nail tips and a description of your entry.

(ii) Handpainted Flat nail design – submit photo of 5 to 10 nail tips and description of your entry.

(d) Contestants may enter both categories but are only eligible to win one prize throughout the promotion (March 13-27th, 2015). By entering, entrants agree to be bound by the Contest Rules and to comply with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Sponsors and those working for a Sponsor or on behalf of a Sponsor, will not be responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, or postage due mail or e-mail, or for Internet, computer hardware and software, phone, and/or any other technical errors, malfunctions, and delays. Entries which are incomplete, inaccurate, forged, irregular in any way, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules are also void. The authorized holder shall be assigned as whoever owns the assigned email address that is entered on the on-line form. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person to whom an email address is assigned by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

(e) Upload your best nail design on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook tagged with #ManiAtMidnight to enter.

THEME AND JUDGING CRITERIA.

(a)          Show us your inner princess.  To celebrate the NEW Cinderella Collection from Gelish and Morgan Taylor inspired by Disney’s live-action movie Cinderella, upload your best nail design inspired by the Cinderella colors in the collection.

(b)          Entries will be judged on the following criteria:

                (i) Creativity

                (ii) Thematic presentation

                (iii) Technical expertise

(c)           Judging commences on Friday March 27, 2015 and ends on Monday, April 3, 2015.

PHOTO SUBMISSION FORMAT AND CONTENT REQUIREMENTS:

(a)          Technical Requirements: Your Description and Photo Submission(s) must be provided in one of the formats accepted on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook. All photo submissions must be of the entered nail tips or finger tips only, and provided as a JPEG image.

(b)          Length and Language Requirements: All description submissions must be no longer than 100 words in length, and must be entirely in English. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any description submission that does not constitute a bona fide attempt to explain why the Contestant should be chosen to be the Contest winner. 

(c)           Originality: You warrant and represent that Your Description and Photo Submission is original and has been legally created, and that You own all rights to Your Description and Photo Submission, including, without limitation, that Your Description and Photo Submission:

  1. does not infringe the intellectual property, privacy, or publicity rights or any other legal or moral rights of any third party;
  2. has not been entered in any previous contest or won any previous award;

iii.            has not been published or distributed previously in any media; and

  1. complies in all respects with the requirements set out in these Official Rules.

(d)          Third Party Rights: Your Description and Photo Submission must not contain any elements that would infringe upon any third party’s rights (including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, trade secret, or right of publicity or privacy). THIS MEANS THAT YOU MUST HAVE OR HAVE OBTAINED ALL RIGHTS TO REPRODUCE, DISTRIBUTE, PUBLICLY PERFORM, AND OTHERWISE USE ALL CONTENT, APPEARANCES BY PEOPLE, AND ANYTHING ELSE THAT APPEARS IN YOUR DESCRIPTION AND PHOTO SUBMISSION. In addition, Your Description and Photo Submission must not include any commercial content that: (1) promotes any product or service other than one owned or branded by Sponsor (including, without limitation, any corporate or commercial advertising, corporate logos, brand names, or slogans); or (2) disparages the Sponsors or their partners, customers, competitors, or any third party in any way.  Sponsors may determine, in their discretion, whether the Description and Photo Submission violates the rights of any third party, and their determination as to whether the Description and Photo Submission potentially violates the rights of any third party is final.

(e)          Non-Union or Guild:  Your Description and Photo Submission must be produced using non-union (e.g., non-SAG, non-AFTRA) talent or talent that has not been and is not currently under any union or guild agreement that results in any ongoing obligations resulting from the use, exhibition, or other exploitation of the Description and Photo Submission.

(f)           Permissions and Releases:

  1. You acknowledge that You are responsible for obtaining any and all documents, policies, and authorizations necessary to use Your Description and Photo Submission, if any are required, including, but not limited to, publicity releases, permits, venue permissions as may be necessary; and You warrant and represent that You have done so and will make written copies of such permissions available to Sponsor upon request.
  2. You specifically warrant and represent that You have obtained permission from each person whose name, image, likeness, and/or voice (“Likeness”) is included in Your Description and Photo Submission, and that such person(s) has/have granted You all necessary rights to use the person’s Likeness as described in these rules, and that You will make written copies of such permissions available to Sponsor upon request. If the Likeness of a minor is included, such grant of rights must include written permission from the minor’s parent or legal guardian authorizing the use of the minor’s Likeness on behalf of the minor.

(g)          Additional Content Limitations: Your Description and Photo Submission must not include anything in its theme or language that would offend parents whose younger children view the Description and Photo Submission, and must not include any nudity, sex, explicit activity, violence, or drug use, or any references to same or any content that is false, fraudulent, deceptive, misleading, defamatory, threatening, trade libelous, slanderous, libelous, disparaging, unlawfully harassing, profane, obscene, pornographic, hateful, indecent, inappropriate or injurious to any individual, any Sponsor, or any third party (as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion).

OUR RIGHT TO USE INFORMATION ABOUT YOU.

(a) Submission forms and content become the property of BBM, Hand and Nail Harmony, and Nail Alliance LLC. (the Sponsors).  Requests for the return of forms, nail art or any part of entries will not be acknowledged.

(b) You hereby hold Sponsors and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures harmless from and against any third party claim arising from use of the Submission Materials.

(c) Information you provide to BBM will be used in accordance with BBM's privacy policy. By entering the Contest, you agree that BBM may share your personally identifiable information with Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Nail Alliance LLC, and Hand and Nail Harmony who will use this information in accordance with their privacy policies.

(d) You waive any right to inspect or approve uses of the submission materials or to be compensated for any such uses.

(e) You hereby represent and warrant that you and each person who is identifiable in the Submission Materials are at least 18 years of age or are participating with parent and/or guardian consent and that you have read these Rules and are fully familiar with its contents.

SELECTION OF WINNER / PRIZES.

(a) For valid entries received during the Contest Period, the winners will be selected by a panel of judges Selected from professionals employed by the Sponsors.  The decision of BBM, Hand and Nail Harmony, and Nail Alliance LLC. shall be final and binding in all regards.

(b) The Winners will be notified by email or phone call on or after April 3, 2015 and asked for confirmation of the contact information entered. The confirmation email will be automatically forwarded to BBM for delivery of the prize. If a Winner contacts Bobit Business Media at 310-533-2465 to reject the prize or in the event of noncompliance with these Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternative winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries.

Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.

(c) Each winner will be selected on Friday, April 3rd, 2015 by 4:00pm PST. Winners agree to have their name announced in social media as well as in print publications.  The best art in each category will win (4 winners per category/8 total prize winners):

GRAND PRIZE

18G LED Light and 6PC CINDERELLA Gelish Display

$401.69 Salon Value

 

1st Place

The Complete set of Gelish and Morgan Taylor Cinderella color

$106.15 Salon Value

 

2nd Place

3 Morgan Taylor DUO Packs

$25.50 Salon Value

4 Honorable Mentions

1 Morgan Taylor DUO Pack

$8.50 Salon Value

 

(d) Other conditions and restrictions apply. Prizes are non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. Specific retail value of prize is as stated above.

(e) By accepting the prizes, Winner releases and discharges Sponsor, and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, their respective affiliated companies and the respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies of each, and all their respective employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents from any liability or damage due in whole or in part to the award, acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any  prize or from participation in this Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a comparable prize of like or greater value for any prize, or to pay Winner a cash equivalent (the value of which shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion), for any reason.

(f) If, for reasons beyond the control of Sponsor (including, but not limited to, tampering or computer virus infection), the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned, Sponsor, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest, without liability. If a sufficient number of eligible entries (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) are not received by the end of the Contest period, Sponsor reserves the right not to award any or all prizes. All entrants agree to comply fully with each provision in these Rules. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Contest and any person who does not comply with these Rules, will be ineligible for any prize and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

 

ISSUES OF LAW.

ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS ARE APPLICABLE. THE CALIFORNIA COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE CONTEST AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA SHALL EXCLUSIVELY GOVERN THE CONTEST. EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THOSE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMIT TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS. THE CONTEST IS VOID WHERE RESTRICTED OR PROHIBITED BY LAW.

YOUR RELEASE OF SPONSOR FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY:

Entrants agree that Sponsors and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures shall not be liable for losses or injuries of any kind resulting from: (i) acceptance/possession and/or use/misuse of prize(s), (ii) participation in the Contest, (iii) individual, joint or collective technical malfunctions of the telephone network and/or transmission line, computer on-line system, computer dating mechanism, computer equipment, hardware and/or software, or (iv) any delay or distortion of an entry resulting from data transmissions that are garbled, incomplete, misdirected, lost, mutilated, delayed, corrupted, mechanically duplicated, illegible or otherwise not in compliance with these Rules. Entrants also agree that Sponsor is not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to an entrant's or third person's computer related to or resulting from the Contest and/or its prizes. Sponsor is not liable for damage to a user's computer system (including, without limitation, any server failure or lost, delayed or corrupted data or other malfunction) due, either directly or indirectly, to an entrant's participation in the Contest or downloading of information in connection with the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to modify or cancel the Contest in the event that any portion of any website used to administer any aspect of the Contest becomes technically corrupted.

SPONSORS.

NAILS Magazine, 3520 Challenger Street, Torrance, CA 90503.

Bobit Business Media (BBM), 3520 Challenger Street, Torrance, CA 90503.

Hand and Nail Harmony, 1545 Moonstone, Brea, CA 92821.

Nail Alliance LLC, 6840 North Oak Trafficway, Gladstone, MO  64118

HOW TO GET MORE INFORMATION.

Copies of these Rules may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to BBM Cinderella Nail Arty Contest, 3520 Challenger Street, Torrance, CA 90503.

A list of winners may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to BBM Cinderella Nail Arty Contest, 3520 Challenger Street, Torrance, CA 90503, after April 3, 2015.

 

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