Contest Rules Policy

Share the Love SOFT 7 Contest OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

 

THIS IS A GAME OF SKILL, NOT A GAME OF CHANCE. WINNERS WILL BE SELECTED BY JUDGES BASED ON JUDGING CRITERIA SET FORTH IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER. PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, YOU AGREE TO AND WILL COMPLY WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, DO NOT ENTER THE CONTEST.

 

ELIGIBILITY

All legal U.S. residents residing in the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years or the age of majority in their respective states may participate in this contest.

Employees of ECCO USA, INC. (“ECCO”) and its promotional partners and their respective affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate families and household members of such employees are not eligible to participate in this contest. By entering this contest you represent to ECCO that you satisfy these eligibility requirements.

CONTEST PERIOD; HOW TO ENTER

The contest begins at 12:00 AM ET on August 10, 2020 and ends at 11:59 PM PT on August 31, 2020 (the “Contest Period”).

You may enter for a chance to win as follows:

•During the Contest Period, post to Instagram an original photo of you wearing a pair of ECCO SOFT 7 shoes and tag the post with both of the below:

  • #SOFT7LOVE
  • @eccoShoes

OR

•During the Contest Period, post to Facebook an original photo of you wearing a pair of ECCO SOFT 7 shoes and tag the post with both of the below:

  • #SOFT7LOVE
  • @eccoShoes
  • Limit one (1) entry per person.

    All entries must be received during the Contest Period in order to be eligible. ECCO is not responsible for and will not consider entries that are incomplete, not received by ECCO, or late for any reason. If ECCO determines, in its sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual tampering, it reserves the right to void the entries at issue, and/or terminate the contest.

    ODDS OF WINNING

    Although a prize will be awarded on the basis of skill, the odds of winning will depend in part on the number of eligible entries received. Many will enter, only one prize will be awarded.

    CONTEST THEME

    The contest theme is “Share the love for your ECCO SOFT 7s.”

    PRIZES; SELECTION OF WINNER; JUDGING CRITERIA

    Seven (7) prizes will be awarded after the Contest Period, from the eligible entries received by the deadline noted above. Each winner will receive one free shoe card eligible for a pair of ECCO shoes of their choosing (subject to availability), not to exceed $250 USD. The estimated retail value of each prize will depend on the specific ECCO shoes styles selected. The approximate retail value of all seven (7) prizes will be no greater than $1750 USD.

    A panel of qualified judges, selected by ECCO in its sole discretion, will select the prize winner based on the following criteria: (1) creativity of the photograph; (2) quality of the photograph; and (3) interpretation and use of the contest theme. Decisions of the judges are final and binding.

    Each entry must comply with the following requirements (the "Photograph Requirements"):.

    • Photographs must be in digital format. The photograph need not be taken with a digital camera; scans of negatives, transparencies, or photographic prints are acceptable. All digital files must be 5 megabytes or smaller, must be in JPEG or JPG format.
    • Only minor editing (e.g., cropping, burning, dodging, color correction) is acceptable. High dynamic range images (HDR) and stitched panoramas are NOT acceptable. Any changes to the original Photograph not itemized here are unacceptable and will render the Photograph ineligible for a prize.
    • Photographs that include sculptures, statues, paintings and other works of art will be accepted as long as they do not constitute copyright infringement or fraud; provided entrants must provide a release form as described below in "Release." When photographing the work of others, it must be as an object in its environment and not a full-frame close-up of another person's art.
    • The photograph, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material taken by you. By entering the contest, entrant represents, acknowledges, and warrants that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by the entrant, that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the photograph.
    • The photograph must not, in the sole discretion of ECCO, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, disparaging, sexually explicit, or otherwise unlawful, objectionable or inappropriate content.
    • Watermarks are not acceptable.

    LICENSES

    By entering the contest, you grant an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive license to ECCO, to reproduce, modify, distribute, display, publish and create derivative works of the photograph entries in whole or in part in all media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the universe, in any way such ECCO sees fit. You consent to ECCO doing or omitting to do any act that would otherwise infringe the your “moral rights” in the photograph. Display or publication of any photograph entry on ECCO’s website or social media properties does not indicate that you will be selected as a winner. ECCO will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with any use of a photograph entry. Additionally, you grant to ECCO the irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide and unrestricted right to use your name, image, likeness, voice, persona, hometown, prize information and all statements made in connection with the contest in all media now known or hereafter devised throughout the universe in perpetuity in any way such ECCO sees fit. ECCO will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use. Upon ECCO’s request, you will sign any necessary documentation that may be required for ECCO to make use of the rights granted herein.

    RELEASES

    If the photograph contains any images, material, property or other elements that are not owned by the entrant or are subject to the rights of third parties, or if any other persons appear in the photograph, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the photograph, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the exhibition and use of the photograph in the manner set forth in these Official Rules without additional compensation. If any person appearing in any photograph is under the age of majority in their state of residence the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on each release. Upon ECCO's request, each entrant shall provide (within seven (7) calendar days of receipt of ECCO's request) a signed release from all persons who appear in the photograph submitted, and from the owner of any image, material, property or other element that appears in the photograph entry, authorizing ECCO and its licensees to reproduce, modify, distribute, display, publish and create derivative works of the entry in all media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the universe, in any way ECCO sees fit. All releases must be in the form provided by ECCO. Failure to provide such releases upon request may result in disqualification at any time during the contest and selection of an alternate winner. For the purposes of these Official Rules, the entrant will be deemed to be in receipt of ECCO's request or notification, (a) in the event that ECCO sends the request by postal mail, five (5) business days after the request was sent by ECCO, or (b) in the event that ECCO sends the request by email, on the day that the email was sent by ECCO.

    ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS ON RECEIPT OF THE PRIZE

    There is no cash surrender value for the prize package. Winner will receive a printed voucher by mail to be used when selecting the prize in-store or via us.ecco.com. Voucher and personal identification must be presented to store associate to redeem prize.

    TAXES

    The winner will be solely responsible for any and all taxes or other assessments associated with receipt of the price.

    CHANGES TO OFFICIAL RULES

    ECCO may, in its sole discretion, cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this contest in any manner without prior notice, including if necessary to comply with law.

    OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION

    The contest winners will be contacted by ECCO via Instagram direct messenger. The winner must respond by email within seven (7) days of being notified of winning. The winner must supply ECCO with his/her legal name, mailing address, birth date, and telephone number. The winner may also be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility. The prize will be awarded after receipt of the winner’s response and any required affidavit of eligibility, and proper verification of the winner’s identity.

    Return of the prize notification as “undeliverable,” or any failure to respond or to return any required affidavit in the time noted, or any other failure to comply with these Official Rules, will result in disqualification of the selected winner and forfeiture of the prize. ECCO is not required to award elsewhere any prizes forfeited by the chosen winner.

    WINNERS LIST; RULES REQUEST

    To request a list of winners' names or a copy of these Official Rules, please send an email to usmarketing@ecco.com with the subject line “Official Rules Request; 2020 MovesLikeYou” or “Winner’s List Request; 2020 MovesLikeYou,” as applicable.

    DATA PRIVACY

    You agree that personal information shared in connection with the contest may be processed, shared, and otherwise used for the purposes and within the context of the contest and any other purposes outlined in these Official Rules. Personal information may also be used by the ECCO to verify your identity, postal address, and telephone number or to otherwise verify the participant's eligibility to participate in the contest. You have the right to access, review, rectify, or cancel any personal information held by ECCO by writing to ECCO at 16 Delta Drive Londonderry, NH 03053. Personal information will be used by ECCO and its affiliates exclusively for the purposes stated herein.

    NO FACEBOOK OR INSTAGRAM ENDORSEMENT; RELEASE

    This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram, LLC or its affiliates (collective “Instagram”). You understand that you are providing information to ECCO and not to Instagram. You understand that by using and interacting with Instagram.com, you are subject to the terms, conditions, and policies that govern the use of those websites. You should therefore review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, before using or interacting with them. By entering this contest, all entrants agree to and do hereby release, discharge, and hold harmless Instagram and its respective employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of participation in this contest or any contest-related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder or any product purchased with a prize awarded hereunder.

    LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

    ECCO, its promotional partners, their respective affiliates and subsidiaries, all prize suppliers, and the directors, officers, employees and agents of all such entities may not be held liable for, and you agree to release and hold them harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind in connection with the contest, or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, including, without limitation, personal injuries, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy, whether suffered by you or a third party.

    ADDITIONAL TERMS.

    This contest is void wherever prohibited or restricted by law and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. This contest will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of New Hampshire. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts of the state of New Hampshire for resolution of all claims, differences and disputes the parties may have regarding this Agreement.

    You will be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of ECCO, and you waive any right to claim ambiguity in the contest or these Official Rules. All decisions regarding the contest, including, but not limited to, selecting the winner, will be made by ECCO, whose decisions shall be final.

    CONTEST SPONSOR: ECCO USA, INC. 16 Delta Dr. Londonderry, NH 03053