KEDS – CONTEST RULES – FORM (NO TICKETS)
 [USC MAXIMUM POP! Sneaky Cat] Contest
Official Rules
(the “Official Rules”)
 
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
 
THIS CONTEST IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY TAYLOR SWIFT, INDIVIDUALLY, TAYLOR SWIFT PRODUCTIONS, INC., FIREFLY ENTERTAINMENT, INC., TAYLOR NATION, LLC, SWIFT MERCHANDISING, INC. AND/OR 13 MANAGEMENT, LLC (COLLECTIVELY, THE “TAYLOR SWIFT ENTITIES”).
 
BY ENTERING, EACH ENTRANT HEREBY REPRESENTS AND WARRANTS THAT SUCH ENTRANT IS AT LEAST THIRTEEN (13) YEARS OF AGE AND THAT SUCH ENTRANT HAS READ THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND IS FAMILIAR WITH THEIR CONTENTS, AND AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THE OFFICIAL RULES, BY THE INTERPRETATIONS OF THE OFFICIAL RULES BY THE SPONSOR AND ITS DESIGNEES, AND BY ALL DECISIONS OF THE SPONSOR, WHICH SHALL BE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATING TO THE CONTEST. IF ENTRANT IS NOT AT LEAST THIRTEEN (13) YEARS OF AGE AND DOES NOT AGREE AS STATED ABOVE, HE/SHE CANNOT PARTICIPATE IN THIS CONTEST. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN YOUR STATE, PROVINCE OR TERRITORY OF RESIDENCE (EACH, A “MINOR,” AND COLLECTIVELY, THE “MINORS”), YOU FURTHER CERTIFY THAT YOUR PARENT AND/OR LEGAL GUARDIAN HAS READ THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND AGREES TO BE BOUND ON YOUR BEHALF.
 
  1. CONTEST PERIOD: [USC MAXIMUM POP! Sneaky Cat] Contest (the "Contest") begins at [12:00:00 AM Greenwich Mean Time (“GMT”)] on [10th October 2014] and ends at [11:59:59 PM ET] on [24th October 2014] (the “Contest Period”).
 
  1. ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open to legal residents of the United Kingdon who are thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of entry and who are physically present within the United Kingdom at all times during the Contest Period and at all times relevant to this Contest (the “Entrant”). Employees, officers and directors of Keds, LLC (the “Sponsor” or “Keds”), Wolverine World Wide, Inc., Shop PR, Lippe Taylor, Inc., Toth + Co., Salesforce.com, the Taylor Swift Entities, Votigo, Inc., PGR Media LLC, and The Atom Group, LLC, Tea and Cake, employers of USC and Maxium POP! and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising, contest, fulfillment and marketing agencies, and such employees’ officers’ and directors’ immediate families (parent, child, sibling and spouse and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same households as such individuals (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate in the Contest. By participating, Entrants (and/or parent(s)/legal guardian(s) of any Entrants who are Minors) agree to these Official Rules and to the decisions of the panel of judges, the Sponsor and the Administrator (defined below), which are final and binding in all respects and in all matters related to this Contest. This Contest is void where prohibited by law, rule or regulation. All applicable UK Law, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. Sponsor, Wolverine World Wide, Inc., Shop PR, Lippe Taylor, Inc., Toth + Co., Salesforce.com, the Taylor Swift Entities, Votigo, Inc., PGR Media LLC, The Atom Group, LLC the judging panel, and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising, contest, fulfillment and marketing agencies and their respective directors, officers, owners, partners, employees, agents, dealers, representatives, successors and assigns are collectively referred to in these Official Rules as the ”Contest Parties.”
 
  1. HOW TO PARTICIPATE: No purchase necessary. Internet access and valid email account required. For the purposes of this Contest and these Official Rules, the “Contest Website” shall include the [Facebook WebPage], [Twitter WebPage], [Brand WebPage] for Keds UK, USC Fashion and Maxium POP!, as each term is defined herein.
 
Phase 1
 
Website Entry on Maximum POP!: To enter on Maximum POP! You must complete the entry form in its entirety by completing all of the required fields. Each entry is entered in to the competition and adheres by the rules and the Terms and Conditions as outlined previously. Each entry will be entered into this Contest and eligible to win the prizes set forth herein.
 
  1. CONTEST PRIZES: 5 Contest Grand Prize (as defined below) winner, winners will be selected as set forth herein. There are a total of 5 prizes available to be won, each as follows:
 
            Contest Grand Prize
            5 Contest Grand Prize(s) will be awarded. Each “Contest Grand Prize” will consist of the    following:
 
  • One (1) KedsTote Bag (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): £3.00 GBP)
  • One (1) pair of red sunglasses (ARV: £2.50 GBP)
  • One (1) pair of Keds [Sneaky Cat] Shoes (ARV: up to £55.00 GBP)
  • One (1) Taylor Swift Album (1989) (ARV: up to £9.99 GBP)
  • OPTIONAL SIGNED MERCHINDISE TBC
The total ARV of each Contest Grand Prize is £70.49 GBP.
The total ARV of all Contest Grand Prizes is £352.45 GBP.
 
  1. FINALIST/WINNER NOTIFICATIONS: 
 
Selected Entrants will receive notification as to becoming a Contest Winner via email, on or about [24th October 2014], at the email address provided by Entrant at time of entry. Please check your email and spam filters. Once verified, the Finalists will be announced on the Contest Website and on associating social media platforms.
 
  1. OWNERSHIP OF ENTRIES / ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS: All Contest entries, become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Without limiting the foregoing, entry into this Contest constitutes irrevocable and perpetual permission and consent of Entrant (and/or of parent(s)/legal guardian(s) of any Entrant who is a Minor). Each Entrant (and/or parent(s)/legal guardian(s) of any Entrant who is a Minor) agrees to take, at Sponsor's expense, any further action (including, without limitation, execution of affidavits and other documents) reasonably requested by Sponsor to effect, perfect or confirm Sponsor's ownership rights as set forth in this paragraph above.
 
  1. GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: All Contest Entries, including, without limitation, become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Prizes will only be awarded upon potential winners’ verification of eligibility and final approval by Sponsor. Proof of submitting an Entry does not constitute proof of receipt by Sponsor. To the extent permitted by law, Sponsor reserves the right to perform a detailed publicity and background check on the potential winners, each winner and on the Contest Grand Prize, of any and all records (including, without limitation, civil and criminal court records and police reports) and, based on such results, may disqualify a potential winner, in its sole discretion. To the extent permitted by law, in order to participate in the Contest, the Contest Grand Prize winner must authorize Sponsor to perform the same in order for the Contest Grand Prize winner to participate in the Contest Grand Prize. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Any and all warranties and/or guarantees on a prize (if any) are subject to the respective manufacturers’ and/or service providers’ terms therefore, and winners agree to look solely to such manufacturers and/or service providers for any such warranty and/or guarantee. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If any provision of the Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, then the Official Rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein. Should a winner make any false statement(s) in any document referenced herein, the winner will be required to promptly return to Sponsor his/her prize, or the cash value thereof.
 
  1. PUBLICITY RELEASE: Except where prohibited or restricted by law and even if a winner may be required to sign a separate Publicity Release, acceptance of a Contest prize constitutes agreement and consent by winner (and/or his/her parent(s)/legal guardian(s) if a winner is a Minor) to the Sponsor’s use and/or publication of the winner’s full name, city territory of residence, biographical information, Contest Entry, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and/or statements made by winner regarding the Contest or Sponsor, worldwide and in perpetuity, for any and all purposes, including, but not limited to, advertising, publicity, trade and/or promotion on behalf of Sponsor, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised, including, but not limited to, print, TV, radio, electronic, cable or World Wide Web, without further limitation, restriction, compensation, notice, review or approval.
 
  1. MISCELLANEOUS: Entrants who fail to abide by these Official Rules, fail to follow all of the instructions of the Sponsor, and/or fail to provide all of the required information in their Entry may be disqualified. Sponsor and the Contest Parties are not responsible for late, lost, incomplete, corrupted, stolen, garbled, damaged, delayed, undelivered or misdirected Entries, all of which are void. Entries will be considered to be entered by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address and/or social media account submitted at time of entry and he/she must comply with these Official Rules. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the Entrant, the authorized account holder is deemed as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address [and/or Facebook and/or Twitter and/or Instagram and/or Pinterest account] by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses [and/or Facebook and/or Twitter and/or Instagram and/or Pinterest accounts] for the domain [and/or handle, as applicable] associated with the submitted e-mail address [and/or Facebook and/or Twitter and/or Instagram and/or Pinterest account(s).] A selected Entrant may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address [and/or Facebook and/or Twitter and/or Instagram and/or Pinterest account] associated with the selected Entry.
 
  1. PRIVACY: Personal information collected by the Sponsor will be used for administration of this Contest, for potential research purposes, and in other reasonable manner as the Sponsor deems fit. In addition, each Entrant (and/or parent(s)/legal guardian(s) of any entrant who is a Minor) of the Contest Grand Prize winner agree to the Sponsor’s use of their personal information as described in the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, available at http://www.keds.com/store/SiteController/keds/privacypolicy. The Sponsor may share Entrants’ personal information with the Sponsor’s parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, with carefully selected companies that offer products and/or services that may be of interest to Entrants and with the Taylor Swift Entities for the purpose of enabling them to communicate directly with the Entrants about upcoming musical performances, personal appearances, contests, sweepstakes, promotions, announcements and other special events.
 
 
  1. RELEASE: BY PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, ENTRANTS, WINNERS (AND PARENT(S)/LEGAL GUARDIAN(S) OF ANY ENTRANT, WINNER AGREE TO RELEASE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, THE CONTEST PARTIES, [FACEBOOK, INC. (“FACEBOOK”)] [INSTAGRAM, LLC (“INSTAGRAM”)] [TWITTER, INC. (TWITTER)] [PINTEREST, INC. (“PINTEREST”)] AND THE TAYLOR SWIFT ENTITIES, AND each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, as well as the successors, assigns and licensees of each and THE RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, Shareholders, contractors AND representative OF EACH, FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, EXPENSES, DAMAGES, EXPENSES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES), AND/OR LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DEATH) AND PROPERTY, WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, THAT MAY BE DUE TO, OR MAY ARISE OUT OF, PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, OR THE ACCEPTANCE, USE/MISUSE OR POSSESSION OF ANY PRIZE (OR ACTIVITY RELATED THERETO, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE MERCHANDISE FOR WHICH IT IS REDEEMED), OR a breach or an allegation THAT, if true, would constitute a breach of any of Entrant’s, WINNER’S, representations, warranties or obligations herein. ENTRANTS, WINNERS, (AND PARENT(S)/LEGAL GUARDIAN(S) OF ANY ENTRANT, WINNER WHO IS A MINOR) WAIVE ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, therefore such exclusions may not apply to you. As a condition of participating in the Contest, Entrant agrees that: (i) under no circumstances will any Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for his/her participation in the Contest or the submission of an Entry, and each Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, and any claims, judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket expenses; (ii) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, or the acceptance, use/misuse or possession of any prize (including, without limitation, the merchandise for which it is redeemed) shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (iii) in no event will any Entrant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees.
 
  1. DISCLAIMER: Sponsor and the Contest Parties, and their respective contractors and/or agents, are not responsible for printing or typographical or computer programming or operator errors in these Official Rules or in any Contest-related materials and reserve the right to correct any such errors. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the Contest entry process. Sponsor also reserves the right to terminate, suspend, cancel or modify the Contest and/ or these Official Rules, in whole or in part, at any time and without notice or obligation and award the Contest prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received as of the date of termination or modification, as applicable, using the selection process outlined herein, if for any reason this Contest is not capable of running as planned due to any reason, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, fraud, unauthorized intervention, technical failures or other causes that may corrupt or impair the integrity, fairness or proper play of the Contest. Sponsor and the Contest Parties are not responsible or liable for any events that may cause errors and/or the Contest to be stopped, including, but not limited to, 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, nor are they responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone, network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or cable, satellite, or Internet Service Providers, computer equipment, mobile equipment, software or any other failure of any email or Entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Entrant's or any other person's computer or mobile device relating to or resulting from participation in this Contest or downloading any materials in this Contest. Sponsor and the Contest Parties are not responsible for computer, mobile, mechanical, technical, electronic, network or other errors or problems, including any errors or problems that may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of Entries, or in any other Contest-related materials. The Sponsor and Contest Parties may stop you from participating in this Contest if you violate the Official Rules or act, in Sponsor’s sole discretion: (a) in a manner Sponsor determines to be not fair; (b) with an intent to annoy, threaten or harass any other Entrant or the Sponsor; or (c) in any other disruptive manner. Should more prizes be awarded through a computer, hardware, or software malfunction, error or failure, or for any other reason, in any prize category, than are stated for that category in the Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the number of prizes stated in the Official Rules for that category. In no event will more prizes be awarded than that listed in Section 5.
 
CAUTION: ANY ACT OR ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT, WINNER (OR PARENT(S)/LEGAL GUARDIAN(S) OF ANY ENTRANT, WINNER WHO IS A MINOR) TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE, PLATFORM, APPLICATION OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND THE CONTEST PARTIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
 
  1. CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrants or winners, [Sponsor [and Administrator]] in connection with this Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions which might otherwise cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Any action seeking legal or equitable relief arising out of or relating to the Contest or these Official Rules shall be brought only in the courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Entrants, winners (and parent(s)/legal guardian(s) of any Entrant, winner who is a Minor) hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non-convenience or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.
 
  1. TAX INFORMATION: All applicable federal, state, provincial, local, and other taxes on prizes and any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, are the sole responsibility of the applicable winner.
 
  1. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, [either Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest].  [Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest] are completely released of all liability by each Entrant in this Contest.  Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to Sponsors and not [Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest].
 
SPONSOR:  Keds, Wolverine World Wide, 90 York Way, Kings Cross, London, N1 9AG

 

 

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