Eye For Fashion Contest Official Rules
Official Contest Rules and Regulations:
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Background: In addition to the description of the "Eye For Fashion" contest provided on the Site (the “Contest”), the following rules, regulations and guidelines (collectively, the “Contest Rules”) apply to the Contest. Your submission of an entry for the Contest amounts to your acceptance and agreement with Mac Duggal LLC (“Mac Duggal”) to the Contest Rules.
Eligibility: Each entrant must be an individual who is at least the age of majority or otherwise eligible to participate in the Contest in his or her jurisdiction of residence. All entrants must be legal residents of a country or jurisdiction in which the Contest Rules will fully satisfy all legal requirements for a contest of the nature of the Contest in such country or jurisdiction. The Contest is void or the entrant ineligible where the legal requirements or restrictions of any jurisdiction prohibit or render illegal the Contest or the eligibility of an individual. Mac Duggal, in its sole discretion, shall determine the eligibility of entrants at the time of entry.
In order for a blogger to be eligible for the contest, their blog must have been started prior to 1/1/13 and must include a minimun of 6 posts that are focused on fashion or style.
Entry: There is no cost to participate and no purchase is necessary. Employees of Mac Duggal and is affiliates, its public relations agencies and its legal advisors and the immediate family members and persons living in the same household of all such persons, are not eligible to participate in the Contest. Entrants that do not comply with the Contest Rules are not eligible to win a prize.
Each entry shall be based on publishing a blog post that selects the styles that will be the top sellers in the Mac Duggal prom collections during the period from 1/21/13 through 4/30/13 and withe the selections indicated via hyperlinks in the blog post
By submitting an email indicating an entry into the Contest, an entrant agrees to abide by and be bound by these Contest Rules and any decision Mac Duggal or its designees make regarding any matters relating to the Contest. All decisions made by Mac Duggal or its designees shall be final and binding.
Contest Schedule: Entries will be accepted by Mac Duggal between 6:00 am CST, Wednesday, January 9, 2013 and 11:59 pm CST, Sunday, January 20, 2013. Winners will be announced on May 2, 2013.
Contest of Skill: Because this is a contest of skill, winning is dependent on the quality of entries received.
Selection of Winners: Each contest entry will be ranked by unit sales of the selected dresses from among the dresses in the collection that that it belongs to. A perfect score would be a "2". based on selecting the top selling dresses from two different collections.
Scoring will be based on unit sales for a style, including all the colors within the style. As an example, if you select 2687M, sales of both Ivory and Mint colored dresses will be included.
The prizes will be awarded to the lowest scoring bloggers.
Any ties will be decided in favor of the blogger that publishes their selections first.
Odds of Winning: The odds of winning depend upon the total number of entries submitted All decisions of Mac Duggal are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest.
Prizes: All prizes will be awarded (other than amounts withheld for tax purposes as required by applicable law) and are not transferable. The winners will be required to supply a Social Security Number or equivalent taxpayer ID if outside of the United States prior to the award of any prize. ALL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF THE PRIZES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. Mac Duggal reserves the right to withhold any taxes as required by applicable law.
$1,000 for the blogger with the Eye for Fashion who the selects best sellers based on contest rules
$250 2nd prize
$50 third prize (with 25 third prize winners)
Notification of Winner: The winner will be notified by e-mail or regular mail and must sign and return a confirmation of eligibility and compliance with these Contest Rules, a publicity/liability release (unless prohibited by law), and any other requested documents within the time period stipulated in the documents. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in disqualification. Any notification returned as undeliverable may result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute about the identity of an individual, entries made online will be declared submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail address submitted at 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 or online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. The winner may be required to provide Mac Duggal with proof that the potential winner is the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail address associated with the winner.
Disclaimer and Limit of Liability: MAC DUGGAL MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR ENTRANT'S PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST. MAC DUGGAL SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, COST, OR INJURY THAT ARISES FROM OR RELATES TO PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST, OR WINNING OR USE OF A PRIZE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: (I) LATE, LOST, DELAYED, DAMAGED, MISDIRECTED, INCOMPLETE, OR UNINTELLIGIBLE ENTRIES; (II) TELEPHONE, ELECTRONIC, HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE PROGRAM, NETWORK, INTERNET, OR COMPUTER MALFUNCTIONS, FAILURES, VIRUSES OR DIFFICULTIES OF ANY KIND; (III) FAILED, INCOMPLETE, GARBLED, OR DELAYED COMPUTER TRANSMISSIONS; (IV) THE DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL IN CONNECTION WITH THIS CONTEST; AND (V) ANY OTHER CONDITION THAT MAY CAUSE THE CONTEST TO BE DISRUPTED OR CORRUPTED. MAC DUGGAL RESERVES THE RIGHT, SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE LAW, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION AND WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE, TO SUSPEND OR CANCEL THE CONTEST OR ALTER THE RULES FOR ANY REASON, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IF AT ANY TIME A COMPUTER VIRUS, TECHNICAL PROBLEM, OR OTHER UNFORESEEABLE EVENT ALTERS OR CORRUPTS THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE CONTEST.
Release: BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, EACH ENTRANT AND EACH OF ITS HEIRS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS RELEASES AND AGREES TO HOLD HARMLESS MAC DUGGAL AND THEIR PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, INSPECTORS AND AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER (WHETHER ARISING IN CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY) FOR ANY CLAIMS, COSTS, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RELATED TO PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, RIGHTS OF PUBLICITY OR PRIVACY OR DEFAMATION) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH: (I) ENTERING THE CONTEST; (II) ACCEPTANCE OR USE OF ANY PRIZE; OR (III) OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE CONTEST.
Indemnity: Each entrant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Mac Duggal from any and all claims, damages, expenses, costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) and liabilities (including settlements), brought or asserted by any third party against Mac Duggal due to or arising out of his or her entry or conduct during and in connection with this Contest, including but not limited to any claims for trademark, copyright, or other intellectual property right infringements, right of publicity, right of privacy or defamation whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence) or any other legal theory.
Governing Law: Unless prohibited by law, the Contest and the rights and obligations of Mac Duggal and entrants will be governed by and controlled by the laws of the State of Illinois, United States, without reference to the applicable conflict of law provisions. Unless otherwise prohibited by law, all entrants consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Illinois and federal court with respect to any action, dispute or other matter pertaining to or arising out of the Contest.
Assignment: Mac Duggal may assign these Contest Rules, including both its rights and obligations, to an affiliated party without the consent of or notice to entrants.
All questions regarding the Contest should be directed by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org (indicating “Eye For Fashion Contest” in the subject line).