Make like Kate! Strut your stuff in your favorite pair of Stuart Weitzman shoes and immortalize the moment on Instagram with a video or pic tagged
The Made for Walking Contest Oficial Rules
Contest may only be entered by residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Arizona, Maryland, and North Dakota). This Contest is governed exclusively by the laws of the United States.
1. How to Enter.
To enter the Contest, you must take and submit a photograph (“Photo”) or a video (“Video”), which reflects the Theme below, using the Instagram application in accordance with the following instructions:
All entry information and Photos and Videos shall be collectively referred to herein as the “Submissions” or each as a “Submission.” There is no limit on the number of Submissions an entrant can submit during the Contest Period. However, each Submission submitted by an entrant throughout the Contest Period must be different from entrant’s other Submissions during Contest Period, as determined by Sponsor in its sole or absolute discretion. Duplicate Submissions by the same entrant will be subject to disqualification. Non-winning Weekly Submissions will carry over to subsequent Contest Week judging panels (if applicable). Stuart Weitzman LLC (“Sponsor”) reserves the right to cancel or modify this Contest in the event an insufficient number of entries are received that meet the minimum judging criteria. If you enter the Contest using a Device, your wireless service provider's text message and data rates apply. Entrants should consult their wireless service provider’s pricing plan for details. You agree to incur any and all charges demanded by your wireless carrier. Entrants should check their Device’s features for capabilities and check the Device manual for specific use instructions.
By entering, each entrant warrants and represents the following with respect to their Submission: (a) entrant is the sole and exclusive owner of the Submission; (b) the Submission is entrant’s own creation; (c) the Submission will not infringe on any rights of any third parties; and (d) any third party whose person or property appears in the Submission has given entrant appropriate written consent (which shall be provided to Sponsor upon request thereof) for such person or property to be photographed and used as permitted herein.
By entering, each entrant further agrees that his or her Submission conforms to the Photo Guidelines and Content Restrictions set forth below (collectively, the “Guidelines and Restrictions”) and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may reject any entrant’s Submission and disqualify him or her from the Contest if Sponsor believes, in its sole discretion, that such Submission fails to conform to the Guidelines and Restrictions.Photo Guidelines:
All entrants must have a valid e-mail address. No automated entry devices and/or programs permitted. All entries, including Submissions, become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, postage-due, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic. Only fully completed entry forms are eligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.
2. Start/End Dates.
Contest begins at 12:00:00 pm (noon) Eastern Time (“ET”) on September 19th, 2013 and ends at 11:59:59 am ET on October 17th, 2013 (the “Contest Period”). Each week of the Contest Period will be deemed a “Contest Week”. Each Contest Week will begin at 12:00:00 pm ET (noon) on the Thursday of that Contest Week and end the following Wednesday at 11:59:59 am ET.
Participation open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia (excluding Arizona, Maryland, and North Dakota), who are at least eighteen (18) years old as of date of entry. Void in Arizona, Maryland, and North Dakota, and where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law. Employees, spokespersons, officers and directors of Sponsor and its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, Contest partners, wholesale partners, franchisees, advertising and promotion agencies, manufacturers or distributors of Contest materials and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees/officers/directors are not eligible to enter. You are not authorized to participate in the Contest if you are not located within fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia (excluding Arizona, Maryland, and North Dakota) during the Contest Period. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
4. Judging/Judging Criteria.
On or about October 22th, 2013, all eligible Submissions will be judged by a panel of judges that have the required knowledge and experience to apply the Judging Criteria (defined below) to determine the Grand Prize Winner. On or about the Thursday following the end of that Contest Week, all eligible Contest Week Submissions will be judged by a panel of judges that have the required knowledge and experience to apply the Judging Criteria (defined below) to determine that Contest Week’s Weekly Winner. Non-winning Weekly Submissions will be eligible for subsequent Contest Week judging panels (if applicable). All Submissions will be judged based on the following equally-weighted judging criteria (“Judging Criteria”): (a) Originality; (b) Relevance to the Theme; and (c) Sense of style. The potential Grand Prize winner (“Grand Prize Winner”) will be the entrant whose Submission receives the highest score based on the Judging Criteria from all Submissions submitted during the Contest Period (subject to verification and compliance with these Official Rules). The potential Weekly winner for each Contest Week (each a “Weekly Winner”) will be the entrant whose Submission receives the highest score based on the Judging Criteria from all Submissions submitted for that Contest Week (subject to verification and compliance with these Official Rules). In the event of a tie, the Submission with a higher Originality score will determine the winner. By entering the Contest, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest.
One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a trip to New York City for a tour of Stuart Weitzman’s show room, two night accommodations and a $1,500 online gift card for stuartweitzman.com. Trip includes a 3-day/ 2-night trip for one (1) person to New York, New York. Trip includes round-trip coach airfare from major gateway airport nearest winner’s residence and single occupancy hotel accommodations at hotel designated by Sponsor. Taxes, meals, gratuities, travel upgrades, or any other expenses not specifically listed herein responsibility of Grand Prize Winner. Travel and accommodations subject to availability; certain restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Grand Prize Winner must travel between November 1st, 2013 and November 1, 2014 or prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate. If Grand Prize Winner is considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, travel companion must be Grand Prize Winner’s parent or legal guardian. Grand Prize Winner and travel companion must travel on the same itinerary and travel companion must sign travel release prior to ticketing. Travel companion must be of the age of majority unless the Grand Prize Winner is travel companion’s parent or legal guardian. Sponsor is not liable for delays, cancellation or unforeseen events related to the flights. Grand Prize Winner and travel companion will be solely responsible for obtaining valid identification relating to acceptance and use of the travel prize packages. If in the judgment of Sponsor, air travel is not required due to Grand Prize Winner’s proximity to prize location, ground transportation will be substituted for roundtrip air travel at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $3,000, but actual value may vary depending on air flight fluctuations and distance between departure and destination. Grand Prize Winner will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value. Each Weekly Winner (for a total of four (4) Weekly Winners) will receive a $750 online gift card for stuartweitzman.com. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of each Weekly prize: $750. Limit one (1) Weekly Prize per person. Total ARV of all prizes combined: $6,000. Gift card terms and conditions apply. Prizes are non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. In the case of unavailability of any Prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All federal, state and local taxes and unspecified expenses, are the sole responsibility of winners.
Potential winners will be notified by Sponsor email and/or posting a comment to the potential winner’s entry on the potential winner’s Instagram account. Potential winners will be asked to email the Promotion Administrator or Sponsor in order to claim their prize within three (3) days of being contacted by Sponsor or the Promotion Administrator. Potential winners may be required to sign and return, where legal, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability/Publicity Release and/or rights transfer document within five (5) days of prize notification. Additionally, winners may be required to obtain releases from any and all third parties appearing in their respective Submissions. If any winner is considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability/Publicity and rights transfer document must be signed by his/her parent or legal guardian. If any winner cannot be contacted within five (5) calendar days of first notification attempt, if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if any winner rejects his/her prize or in the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to the Submission with the next highest score. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.
Sponsor shall not be liable or responsible in the event any winner’s Submission is not used for any reason. Submissions may be cut, edited, reformatted, rearranged, combined with other materials and/or otherwise modified, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Participation in Contest and acceptance of prize constitutes each winner’s permission for Sponsor to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, image, photograph, picture, portrait, voice, biographical information, Submission and/or any statements made by each winner regarding the Contest or Sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes, in any and all media now known or hereafter developed, worldwide, in perpetuity, without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By participating, entrants and winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Instagram LLC, and their respective partners and promotion and advertising agencies and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors (collectively, the “Released Entities”), from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever, including without limitation property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to or participation in Contest, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Contest-related activity and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, misappropriation, false association, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement or any other intellectual property-related cause of action and/or breach of contract. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this Contest in any way shall be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible if Contest cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism or any other causes outside of Sponsor’s reasonable control.
8. Additional Terms.
In case of dispute as to the identity of any entrant, entry will be declared made 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 an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Any potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that such winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. Any attempted form of entry other than as set forth in Section 1 above is prohibited; no automatic, programmed; robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. The Released Entities are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, web site, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Contest, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading any materials in this Contest. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Contest should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Contest. In such case, Sponsor may select the winners from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or web site. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
9. Limitation of Liability; Disclaimer of Warranties.
IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SERVICE AND/OR THE CONTEST, DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONTEST. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THIS CONTEST AND ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
10. Disputes; Governing Law.
The parties waive all rights to trial in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules, including, without limitation, the Contest. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Official Rules and/or the Contest shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in the State of New York, City of New York.
THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE INTERPRETATION OF ITS TERMS SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAWS RULES. For any matters which are not subject to arbitration as set forth in these Official Rules and/or in connection with the entering of any judgment on an arbitration award in connection with these Official Rules and/or the Contest, the parties irrevocably submit and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in or closest to the County of New York in the State of New York. The parties agree not to raise the defense of forum non conveniens.
11. Use of Data.
12. List of Winners.
To obtain a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by December 1st, 2013 to: Stuart Weitzman Customer Service 625 Madison Avenue, Floor 3 New York, NY 10022.
Stuart Weitzman LLC, 625 Madison Avenue, Floor 3, New York, NY 10022.
Instagram, LLC is not a sponsor of this Contest and has not authorized or otherwise sanctioned or agreed to this Contest and/or the use of Instagram’s name and/or service for the purposes set forth herein.