HOW TO ENTER:
This contest begins at 12:01 AM ET on October 1st, 2016 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on October 24th, 2015. To enter, consumers post a selfie or photo on social media (Twitter, Facebook and/or Instagram) with the #FestivalMiracleGelContest hashtag or upload the selfie or photo to www.peopleenespanol.com/FestivalMiracleGelContest . Images uploaded must be current representations of the entrant and have been taken within the previous 364 days. By entering, entrant warrants that her entry (1) is original and does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party, (2) has not been published in any medium or (3) has not won an award.
All entries will be judged by People En Español and PeopleEnEspanol.com editors based on the following criteria: appropriateness to contest theme (60%), originality and appeal of photo (40%). Incomplete and/or inaccurate entries and entries not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification for any reason and at any time during the contest period. Decisions of judges are final and binding. Winner will be notified by social media and then by email or telephone, starting Oct 30th, 2016.
Open to women who are legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States or Canada (excluding Quebec) and 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of Sally Hansen and promotional partners and their respective parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies (and members of their immediate family and/or those living in the same of household of each such employee) are not eligible. In order for photo to be eligible, an entry can only include one person and must include the tags #FestivalMiracleGelContest and @SallyHansen or @Sally_Hansen if on Instagram. Although props may be included, Sponsors reserves the right to disqualify any entry for any reason, including but not limited to appropriateness of any other components of the photo beyond the person’s image. Social media (Twitter Facebook and/or Instagram) accounts must be public in order for eligible post to qualify.
PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE:
Grand Prize: One (1) grand prize winner will win a $500 gift card towards a Night on the Town in their home city, and a Sally Hansen gift basket that includes the new Royal Splendor collection with the approximate retail value of $120.00. Winner will also be featured on People en Español and Sally Hansen’s social platforms. All other expenses not specified herein are the responsibility of the Winner. ALL TAXES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. The prize is awarded without warranty, express or implied, of any kind. Limit one prize per person or household.
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION:
Winner must grant People En Español publicity rights as a condition to win and are required to sign a Publicity Release Agreement handled by People En Español.. No transfer, assignment, or substitution of a prize permitted, except Sponsors reserve the right to substitute prize (or prize component) for an item of equal or greater value at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Nothing in these official contest rules shall obligate Sponsors to publish or otherwise use any entry submitted in connection with this Contest. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsors, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Contest. Select entries may appear on peopleenespanol.com at the sole discretion of People En Español and Peopleenespanol.com. By entering, Entrant represents that any photos and other materials submitted as part of Entrant’s Contest entry are original and will not constitute defamation or an invasion of privacy or otherwise infringe upon the rights of any third party, and that the Entrant owns or has the rights to convey any and all right and title in such photos and other materials. In addition, by entering, Entrant grants to Sponsors a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to edit, publish, promote, republish at any time in the future and otherwise use Entrant’s submitted photos and materials, along with Entrant’s name, likeness, biographical information, and any other information provided by Entrant, in any and all media for possible editorial, promotional or advertising purposes, without further permission, notice or compensation (except where prohibited by law). Images may appear in a co-branded experience with the Sally Hansen Brand. Potential Winner, as a condition of receiving any prize, also may be required to undergo a legal background check, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and where legally permissible a Publicity Release and confirmation of a license as set forth above WITHIN 5 BUSINESS DAYS following the date of first attempted notification, certifying, among other things, the following: (a) entry does not defame or invade the privacy of any party; (b) entry does not infringe upon the rights of any third party; and (c) the photo and other materials submitted are original and have never been published and entry has never won an award. Failure to comply with this deadline may result in forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate winner. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Sponsors and its agencies to use prize winner and/or likeness, biographical information, and photograph and other materials submitted for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. By entering and/or accepting prize, Entrants and grand prize winner and runners-up and agree to hold Sponsors and promotional partners, its directors, officers, employees and assigns harmless for liability, damages or claims for injury or loss to any person or property including death relating to, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, participation in this Contest, the acceptance and/or subsequent use or misuse, or condition of any of the prizes awarded, or claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion or privacy. False or deceptive entries or acts will render the Entrant ineligible. Sponsors, in its sole discretion, reserves the immediate and unrestricted right to disqualify any entrant or prize winner, if either commits or has committed any act, or has been involved or becomes involved in any situation or occurrence which the Sponsors deems likely to subject the Sponsors, entrant or winner to ridicule, scandal or contempt or which reflects unfavorably upon the Sponsors in any way. If such information is discovered by Sponsors after grand prize winner and runners-up have received notice of her prize and before the prize is awarded, Sponsors may rescind the prize in its entirety. If a portion of her prize has already been awarded, Sponsors may withdraw the remainder of the prize that has been fulfilled. Decisions of the Sponsors are final and binding in all matters related to this paragraph. Sponsors are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the contest, or in the announcement of the prize.
Sponsors are not responsible for lost or late entries nor for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsors or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof. If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, the Sponsors reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. Sponsors reserve the right to select prize winner from eligible entries received as of the termination date. CAUTION: Any attempt by a contestant to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the game is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsors reserve the right to seek damages from any such contestant to the fullest extent of the law. If there is a dispute as to the identity of the Entrant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the Social Media account (Twitter, Facebook and/or Instagram) email address is assigned.
This Contest is governed by the internal laws of the state of New York without regard to principles of conflict of laws. All cases and claims pertaining to this Contest must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in the City of New York, without recourse to class action suits.
If any provision of these Rules is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction or appointed arbitrator, such determination shall in no way affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision herein.
GRAND PRIZE WINNER AND RUNNERS-UP LIST:
For name of prize winner, available after Oct 31st, 2016, send a separate self-addressed, stamped envelope to People En Español Magazine, 225 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10020.
The Sponsors of this Contest are: TI Media Solutions, Inc., 225 Liberty Street, NY, NY 10020 and Sally Hansen, 350 5th Ave, New York, NY 10118.