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REDKEN ARTIST “NEXT BIG THING” CONTEST

OFFICIAL RULES

 

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

The Redken Artist “Next Big Thing” Contest (the “Contest”) starts on June 30, 2017 at 12:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”) and ends on July 21, 2017 at 11:59 PM EDT (“Entry Period”). Contest consists of three (3) Challenges (“Challenges”). Entrant must complete all three (3) Challenges to be eligible to win the Grand Prize. Sponsor’s computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Contest.

ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (excluding Puerto Rico) and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older at time of entry, who were winners of the Redken Whisper, Talk, Shout Contest. Anyone under the age of majority in their state, (eighteen (18) in most states, nineteen (19) in Alabama and Nebraska, and twenty-one (21) in Mississippi) at the time of entry must also have the consent of one of his or her parents or legal guardian, and a parent or other legal guardian must agree to the enforceability of these Official Rules. Employees of Redken (“Sponsor”), and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, promotion and advertising agencies, and members of their immediate family (spouse and parent, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

PERIODS:  There are three (3) Challenge Periods (“Periods”).  Entrant must submit an Entry (“Entry”) for each Challenge to be eligible to win the Grand Prize.

Periods

Challenge Theme

Start Date
 (at 12:01 AM EDT)

End Date
 (at 11:59 PM EDT)

#1

Royalty

6/30/17

7/7/17

#2

Animal Kingdom

7/8/17

7/14/17

#3

Cyberpunk Challenge

7/15/17

7/21/17


HOW TO ENTER: During the dates and times for each Period: 1) create a hairstyle depicting the Period Theme using the provided Redken City Beats haircolor line; 2) take a photo or video of the look; 3) open the Instagram app and follow @Redken if you do not do so already; 3) upload the photo, tag @Redken and submit using #RedkenNBT. Information on Themes will be provided by Sponsor in an email to Entrants.  Entrant must include the words “Contest Entry” in photo caption. One (1) Entry, per person, per Period, per Instagram account for the duration of each Period.  Entries received from any person or Instagram account in excess of the limitation will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process are void. 

Entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the Entry, any and all necessary releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the Entry by Sponsor in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness permissions from any person who appears in or is identifiable in the Entry.

To participate in the Contest you must have a non-private Instagram account. If you do not have an Instagram account, go to www.instagram.com and create an account according to the instructions on the website.  Creating an account is free and you may be asked to agree to the terms of service and privacy policy of the platform. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest should be directed to Sponsor, not Instagram.   If you choose to enter using your mobile device, standard data fees may apply.  See your wireless provider for pricing plan details.  

In the event of a dispute as to any Entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules.  The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each entrant may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder.

REQUIREMENTS OF ENTRIES:  Entry may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that:

  • contains copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media), without permission;
  • contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead, without permission;
  • contains any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses;
  • contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by others, without permission;
  • is sexually explicit or suggestive; unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic; contains nudity;
  • promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing);
  • promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous; promotes any particular political agenda or message;
  • is obscene or offensive; endorses any form of hate or hate group;
  • appears to duplicate any other submitted Entries;  
  • defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies;
  • communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which we wish to associate;
  • and/or violates any law.

Entry must be the original work of the entrant, may not have been previously published, may not have won previous awards, and must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity.  If the Entry contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant, and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the Entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the Entry by Sponsor in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness permissions from any person who appears in or is identifiable in the Entry. Sponsor reserves the right to request proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor from any entrant at any time. Failure to provide such proof may, if requested, render Entry null and void.  

By submitting an Entry, entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor may obtain many Entries in connection with this Contest and/or other contests staged and/or promoted by the Sponsor, and that such Entries may be similar or identical in theme, idea, format or other respects to other Entries submitted in connection with this Contest and/or other contests sponsored by the Sponsor or submitted for other reasons or other materials developed by the Sponsor. Entrant waives any and all claims entrant may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that any Entry and/or other works accepted, reviewed and/or used by the entrant may be similar to his/her Entry, or that any compensation is due to entrant in connection with such Entry or other works used by Sponsor.

By submitting an Entry, entrant hereby grants permission for the Entry to be posted on Redken and its affiliates branded websites or social platforms. Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Entry. Entrants agree that they will not use the Entry for any other purpose, including, without limitation, posting the Entry to any online social networks, without the express consent of Sponsor in each instance.

JUDGING PHASE: All three (3) Challenge Entries received by Sponsor will each be judged by a panel of qualified judges based on the following criteria: creativity (50%); interpretation of challenge theme (30%); application technique and skill (20%) (the “Judging Criteria”).  The six (6) Entries with the highest combined scores will be the potential winners. In the event of a tie, the tied entry with the highest cumulative score in creativity will be deemed the potential winner.  In the event of tied high cumulative scores in this category, only the tied scores will be re-judged using all criteria with the highest overall score deemed the potential winner. Sponsor reserves the right to choose fewer than six (6) winners if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Entries. Prize awards are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.

WINNER NOTIFICATION:  Potential winners will be notified on or about July 24, 2017 via Instagram.  If user has enabled direct messaging on their Instagram account, potential winners will be notified via direct message on their Instagram account from Sponsor.  If potential winner does not have direct messaging enabled, the potential winner will receive prize notification via a comment on their submitted Instagram photo from Sponsor.  Potential winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, publicity release within five (5) days of date of issuance.  If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to execute and return the Affidavit of Eligibility and Release and Publicity Release or provide any other requested information within the required time period (as applicable), does not comply with these Official Rules, or notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits the prize. If a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the applicable prize may be awarded to a runner-up, if any, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Acceptance of any prize shall constitute and signify each winner’s agreement and consent that Sponsor and its designees may use the winners’ name, city, state or province, territory, likeness, Entry and/or prize information in connection with the Program for promotional, advertising or other purposes, worldwide, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including the Internet, without limitation and without further payment, notification, permission or other consideration, except where prohibited by law.

GRAND PRIZE:  Six (6) potential winners will each receive a trip to Los Angeles, California from August 14, 2017 to August 20, 2017 to participate in exclusive and inspirational experiences and opportunities in Los Angeles and attend the NYX Face Awards Show (August 19, 2017). Trip consists of roundtrip, coach class air transportation from a major U.S. gateway airport nearest winner’s residence to Los Angeles, California seven days (7) days and six (6) nights standard hotel accommodations (one room, single occupancy); and a $2000.00 for meals and other incidental costs. If winner resides within a 100-mile radius of destination, ground transportation will be provided in lieu of air transportation and no compensation or substitution will be provided in lieu thereof. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $3,900.00.  Total ARV of all prizes:  $23,400.00.  Actual value of may vary based on point of departure.  Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded.  Trip must be taken on dates specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will have no further obligation to such winner.  Sponsor reserves right to change dates.  Travel must be made through Sponsor’s agent, on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice. All federal, state and local taxes and all other costs associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including transportation, luggage fees, meals, souvenirs, miscellaneous hotel expenses, gratuities are the sole responsibility of the winners. Sponsor does not provide travel or other insurance. 

GENERAL CONDITIONS:  By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor and judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Contest; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or any Contest-related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any awarded prize including any travel/activity related thereto, including any harm/injury caused from the use of a vehicle; and (c) to the use of his/her name, voice, performance, photograph/video, image and/or likeness for programming, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from  entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so.  By participating, entrant also agrees not to release any publicity or other materials on their own or through someone else regarding their participation in the Contest without the prior consent of the Sponsor, which it may withhold in its sole discretion. 

OWNERSHIP/USE OF ENTRIES:  By submitting an Entry, each entrant agrees Sponsor, and its affiliates, shall own the Entry submitted (including the copyright thereto and all rights embodied therein) and that it and its designees may exploit, edit, modify, and distribute the Entry and all elements of such Entry, including, without limitation, the names and likenesses of any persons or locations embodied therein, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, worldwide, in perpetuity without compensation, permission or notification to entrant or any third party.  

MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled Entries; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of Entries,  the tabulation of votes, the announcement of the prize, the incorrect uploading of the photo or in any Contest-related materials.  Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest.  Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of the website.  Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or website, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void. Should any portion of the Contest be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or Entry of Entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winners from all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to action taken using the judging procedure outlined above. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Promotion, participant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the participant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Promotion), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

USE OF DATA: Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants online, in accordance with its privacy policy. Please review the Sponsor’s privacy policy at www.Redken.com.  By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy.

REQUEST FOR WINNERS’ LIST: For a list of winners (available after August 14, 2017), send an email by February 14, 2018 with the subject line Redken Artist Next Big Thing Contest Winners, c/o Redken, 10 Hudson Yards, New York NY 10001.

 

SPONSOR: REDKEN, 10 HUDSON YARDS, NEW YORK NY 10001