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Jul 12, 2016

ELLE Canada Style Search

By: Elle Canada
ELLE Canada Style Search

#ECStyleSearch Author: EC Style Search

Contests
Jul 12, 2016

ELLE Canada Style Search

By: Elle Canada

THANKS FOR VOTING! 

Top three finalists are not official until they are contacted by an ELLE Canada representative. All finalists need to read and accept rules plus sign a release form to be considered in the Style Search and eventually to be declared winner.

The winner will be announced on our Instagram the week of November 21st.

PRIZING

One (1) prize will be given to the grand prize winner:

SOREL GIFTPACK

Which includes a SOREL Jacket, SOREL Accessories, SOREL Footwear and a SOREL Handbag.

(Value estimated at $1,100 -$2,200CAD)

Three (3) Prizes will be given to the top three finalists:

            SOREL FOOTWEAR          

            (Value estimated at $140.00 – $400.00 CAD)

The following conditions apply:

  • The prize is not exchangeable and non-transferable;
  • The prize has to be accepted as it is;
  • If the prize or a portion of it is not used, no compensation will be given.
  • Dates are subject to changes.

Full contest rules:

  1. The « ELLE Canada Style Search » is held by Les Publications Groupe TVA- Hearst inc. (ELLE Canada).  Publications Hearst-TVA (ELLE Canada), and SOREL are collectively hereinafter named: the “Style Search Organizers”. The Style Search runs on Instagram, from July 26, 2015 –at 9h00 to September 6th, 2016 at 23h59 ET (hereinafter: the “Search Period”).

 

ELIGIBILITY

 

  1. This Style Search is open to all persons residing in Canada of at least the age of majority in their province of residence. The following persons are excluded: employees, agents and representatives of Québecor Média inc., of Style Search Organizers’, of their parent and affiliated companies, their advertising and promotional agencies, partners, suppliers of prizes, materials and services related to this Style Search, or any other party directly linked to the holding of this Style Search, or their brother, sister, children, mother, father, their legal or common-law spouse and individuals with whom such employees, agents and representatives are domiciled.

 

HOW TO ENTER

 

Registration:

 

No purchase necessary. To participate in the Style Search, you simply have to have an Instagram account and enter the Style Search by posting during the Search Period, your own photo and tag your images with #ECStyleSearch, @ellecanada, @Sorelfootwear and include your age and hometown.  If representatives from the Style Search Organizer are interested or need more information on you or your application, you will receive a "direct message" via Instagram from @ellecanada. The fact that you have received or not a ‘’direct message’’ does not affect positively or negatively your ability to become the winner of the first ELLE Canada Style Search.

 

Photos must consist of:

-Full body

-15 second video is also acceptable (with full body)

 

 

You must respect the following limits, otherwise the Style Search Organizers reserve the right to cancel one or several of your participations:

 

  • You can submit as many photos/videos as you wish during the Search Period provided each are submitted in accordance with the ELLE Canada Style Search Rules;
  • You cannot submit photos/videos from more than one Instagram account, in the case you have more than one;
  • The Instagram account that you are using to submit your photos/videos must be public.

 

 

Additional requirements:

 

You are responsible for uploading/transmitting your picture/video for successful consideration during the Style Search Period in accordance with the ELLE Canada Style Search Rules. You must only submit picture/video that:  i) are created, produced and developed by you; ii) are original work; iii) have not been previously published or be the subject of an agreement with a third party; iv) have not been considered for or won previous or similar search, recruitments, awards; v) does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, rights of publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity; vi) have been created in a legal and safe manner by you; v) that are a representation of you (additional proof of identity may be requested by Style Search Organizers at their sole discretion if they deemed it necessary); vi) that have not been altered, modified or photoshopped in any way.

 

You picture/video must not:

  1. contain defamatory words/statements (including words or symbols that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic group);
  2. threaten any person, place, business, or group;
  3. disparage persons or organizations associated with the Style Search Organizers;
  4. invade privacy or other rights of any person, firm, or entity;
  5. contain material that is in any way unlawful, in violation of or contrary to all applicable federal, provincial or municipal laws and regulations in Canada;
  6. contain material that is inappropriate, indecent (including but not limited to nudity or pornography), profane, obscene, hateful, tortuous, slanderous or libelous;
  7. refer to any person other then you or refer to any organization; and
  8. be advertorial, promotional or relate to specific brand.

By participating in this Style Search and by submitting your photo/video, you hereby grant an non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, fully paid-up, royalty-free, fully sublicenseable and transferable right and license to the Style Search Organizers (and to third party duly authorized by the Style Search Organizers) to use the photo/video at their entire discretion, including without limitation (notably with respect of support, media, duration, language and territory) the right to edit or modify such photo/video for commercial or promotional purposes without any compensation whatsoever owed to you. You also waive all moral rights you may hold in or to your photo/video to the extent required for the license granted hereunder. Furthermore, by participating in this Style Search and by submitting your photo/video, you hereby authorize Style Search Organizers to use, at their entire discretion including without limitation (notably with respect of support, media, duration, language and territory), the content, in whole or in part, of any ‘’Direct Message’’ you are exchanging with the Style Search Organizers along with your age and hometown. 

 

PRIZE

 

  1. At the end of the Style Search, one (1) winner will be determined and such winner will benefit from the following prize, provided such winner is complying to ELLE Canada Style Search Rules:

 

One (1) prize will be given to the grand prize winner:

 

SOREL GIFTPACK

 

Which includes a SOREL Jacket, SOREL Accessories, SOREL Footwear and a SOREL Handbag.

 

(Value estimated at $1,100 -$2,200CAD)

 

Three (3) Prizes will be given to the top three winners:

 

            SOREL FOOTWEAR          

 

            (Value estimated at $140.00 – $400.00 CAD)

 

The following conditions apply:

 

  • The prize is not exchangeable and non-transferable;
  • The prize has to be accepted as it is;
  • If the prize or a portion of it is not used, no compensation will be given.
  • Dates are subject to changes.

 

 

WINNER SELECTION:

 

  1. On September, 7 2016 at the offices of ELLE Canada, located in Toronto, Ontario, a maximum of fifteen (15) submissions will be selected by representatives from the ELLE Canada team and SOREL. Any representative can be replaced by other professional exercising similar functions or any other person deemed suitable at Style Search Organizers’ sole discretion.  Submissions will be selected from all pictures/videos received during the Style Search Period provided they were submitted in accordance with the ELLE Canada Style Search Rules. When assessing the pictures/videos, the representatives will take into consideration various criteria from industry experts. Decisions of   ELLE Canada, and Sorel representatives are finals and binding.

 

On September 12, 2016, the selected maximum of fifteen (15) submissions will be placed on the website of www.ellecanada.com/ecstylesearch and will be featured until September 18, 2016 to determine the top 3 submissions, after engaging the public to cast their votes on the ELLE Canada website. The public may vote once a day with their Facebook account for the duration of the Style Search. The selected maximum of fifteen (15) participants each agree not to cast fraudulent vote nor to encourage the public to do so. 

On November 1st, 2016 at the offices of ELLE Canada, Toronto, Ontario, the top three (3) submissions (such submissions being the one to have received the most votes between September 12th, 2016 and September 18th, 2016), will be featured in print for the public to see and vote on the winner.

 

FINALISTS MUST BE ABLE TO TRAVEL OCTOBER 1st – OCTOBER 28th  

 

Mid to late September 2016, the selected three (3) finalists will be contacted by an ELLE Canada representative to participate in a photo shoot in Toronto (exact date to be confirmed). Finalists agree not to substantially modify on purpose their personal appearance from the date they are contacted by the ELLE Canada representative until the date of the photoshoot. If a selected finalist chooses not to participate to such photo shoot (for any reason, including prior commitments), such finalist will not be considered for the rest of the Style Search.

 

The winner of the Style Search will be the finalist who is voted by the public from the top 3. The winner will be announced on ELLE Canada’s Instagram page during the week of November 21st 2016.

 

Each finalist agrees to the publication, reproduction and other use of pictures/video and all picture/video taken at the photoshoot and during the Style Search Period by the Style Search representatives as well at their name, address, voice, statements about the Style Search and photograph or other likeness without further notice or additional compensation, in any publicity, advertisement or other promotional or commercial use carried out by or on behalf of the Style Search Organizers in any media, current or existing, including print, broadcast or the internet.

 

In order to be declared the winner, you must abide to all conditions related to the Style Search. Finalists are not official until they are contacted by an ELLE Canada representative. All finalists need to read and accept rules plus sign a release form to be considered in the Style Search and eventually to be declared winner.

 

  1. Failing to comply with one of the conditions stated in the section above or any of the conditions provided in these ELLE Canada Style Search Rules, the entry of the finalist will be cancelled without any liability to the Style Search Organizers whatsoever, and the second runner up from the photoshoot will be elected winner (provided such winner complies with these ELLE Canada Style Search Rules).

 

GENERAL CONDITIONS

 

  1. Verification. Pictures/videos are subject to verification by the Style Search Organizers, and participants agree to cooperate fully with Style Search Organizers in such respect. Any pictures/videos which is, as the case may be, incomplete, fraudulent, sent late, that does not bear the correct information will be rejected and will not be considered in the Style Search and Style Search Organizers shall have no liability in such respect, or in respect of lost, misdirected of garbled communication, printing, prizing or distributor errors.

 

  1. Non-conforming entries. The Style Search Organizers reserve the right to disqualify any person participating in this Style Search or trying to participate by means contrary to these Rules or in a manner which is unfair to the other participants (e.g.: computer hacking, fake pictures/video etc.). Such person may be referred to the appropriate judicial authorities. Furthermore, Style Search Organizers, at their sole discretion, may subtract general votes from the public that are casted in a manner which is unfair to the other entrants.

 

  1. Acceptance. Any prize must be accepted as described in the present Rules and as described in further descriptions provided by Style Search Organizers and cannot be transferred to another person, substituted for another prize nor exchanged in part. Prize is accepted “as is” without any warranty whatsoever.

 

  1. Substitution. In the event where, for reasons not related to the finalists, the Style Search Organizers cannot award a prize (or part of a prize) as described in these Rules, they reserve the right to award a prize (or part of a prize) of the same or equivalent nature at their sole discretion.

 

  1. Refusal to accept a prize. The refusal of a participant to accept a prize according to the terms and conditions of these Rules releases the Style Search Organizers of any obligation related to that prize towards that participant.

 

  1. Liability – prize’s supplier. A participant who is selected for a prize recognizes that upon reception of the confirmation of his status as the winner of the prize, the execution of the services in respect to the prize is the sole responsibility of the supplier of the prize, in this case, Sorel

 

  1. Liability limit – use of prize. Any participant releases Québecor Média inc., the Style Search Organizers and their parent and affiliated companies, their advertising and promotional agencies, their employees, agents and representatives from any and all liability for any and all damages that such participant may suffer from the acceptance or use of the prize. In order to be declared a winner, any finalist agrees, if required, prior to obtaining the prize, to sign a declaration form to such effect.Erreur ! Signet non défini.

 

  1. Liability limit – running of the Style Search. Québecor Média inc., the Style Search Organizers and their parent and affiliated companies, their advertising and promotional agencies, their employees, agents and representatives are not liable for faulty computer components, software, or communication lines, relating to any transmission that is faulty, incomplete, incomprehensible or erased by any computer or network that could limit the possibility or prevent any person from participating in this Style Search and/or cast their votes. Québecor Média inc., the Style Search Organizers and their parent and affiliated companies, their advertising and promotional agencies, their employees, agents and representatives also will not be held liable for any damages or loss that could arise, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from downloading any Internet page, any software or any form and by the transmission of any data regarding the participation in this Style Search and the casting of the votes.

 

  1. Modification. The Style Search Organizers reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Style Search and the Rules, in whole or in part, in the case of the occurrence of an event, an error or any human intervention that could corrupt or affect the administration, safety, impartiality or the running of the Style Search as foreseen in these Rules. In any case, the Style Search Organizers, their parent and affiliated companies, their advertising and promotional agencies, the suppliers of products or services related to this Style Search as well as their employees, agents and representatives cannot be held liable to award more prizes than those indicated in these Rules or to award prizes otherwise than in compliance with these Rules.

 

  1. Impossibility to act – including labour dispute Québecor Média inc., the Style Search Organizers and their parent and affiliated companies, their advertising and promotional agencies, their employees, agents and representatives will not assume any liability whatsoever in any case where their incapacity to act would result from a fact or a situation beyond their control or a strike, lock-out or any other labour dispute in their establishment or in establishments of organizations or enterprises which services are used for holding this Style Search.

 

  1. Liability limit– participation. Any person who participates or tries to participate in this Style Search releases the Style Search Organizers, their parent and affiliated companies, their advertising and/or promotional agencies, their employees, agents and representatives, from any and all liability for damages which such participant could suffer from participating or trying to participate in this Style Search.

 

  1. Authorization. By entering this Style Search, any winner authorizes the Style Search Organizers, their partners and their representatives to use, if required, such participant’s name, photograph, likeness, declaration related to the prize, place of residence and/or voice without remuneration whatsoever and that, at their discretion and without limit as for the period of use, in any media and on a worldwide scale, for publicity purposes or for any purpose that will or may be pertinent.

 

  1. Communication with entrants. No communication or correspondence will be exchanged with entrants in the context of this Style Search except as stated in the Rules.

 

  1. Decisions of the Style Search Organizers. To the fullest extent allowed under the applicable laws, all decisions of the Style Search Organizers or those of their representatives regarding this Style Search are final and binding.

 

 

  1. Identification of the participant. For the purposes of these Rules, the participant is the person who appears on the picture/video submitted and it is to this person to whom the prize will be awarded if selected and declared the winner.

 

  1. Precedence. If an article in these Rules were to be declared or deemed illegal, unenforceable or invalid by a competent authority, then this article would be considered null and non-written, but all other items would not be affected and would find application in limits and authorized by the applicable law.

 

  1. Rules Style Search. This is the official regulations and rules for the Style Search << ELLE Canada Style Search. >> The Style Search Rules are available on ELLE Canada Website and upon demand.

 

  1. Non affiliation. This Style Search is not affiliated or sponsored by Instagram or Facebook.

 

  1. Personal information. The personal information collected on the participants of this Style Search are used only for the administration of the Style Search. No commercial communication or other, not linked to the Style Search, will be sent to the participants by the Style Search Organizers except if the participants have authorized the Style Search Organizers to send such communication or as allowed in the present Rules.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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