23 Okt NEXT DIGITAL BEAUTY ICON
PRESENTED BY MARIONNAUD,
SMASHBOX & NU ICONS
Beauty lovers, beauty influencers, do you have what it takes to be the NEXT DIGITAL BEAUTY ICON in Switzerland? This is not a drill: NU ICONS is joining forces with Swiss beauty giant MARIONNAUD and L.A based iconic makeup brand SMASHBOX to find a new star in the beauty world.
That’s right. Starting from today — you can show your beauty, writing, editing and performance skills for a chance to enter the contest and take lessons from some of the industry`s best and brightest challenge after challenge. But this isn’t just a learning experience, it’s also a pretty fierce competition. The contest is based on three (3) challenges and every challenge will be summited to a panel of judges who will choose a final winner. One lucky person will take the most coveted reward: A TRIP TO LOS ANGELES TO THE SMASHBOX STUDIOS. Alongside getting beauty goodies from MARIONNAUD, the winner will edit the best of spring/ summer beauty trends to be revealed in NU ICONS spring issue in March 2018.
HOW TO ENTER. To enter, visit nuicons.com/nextdigitalbeautyicon during Phase I, follow the instructions and submit your entry to NEXT DIGITAL BEAUTY ICON. The entry form includes five (5) questions, one question is a short-answer one with a maximum of 200 words (see below). You must also send a short video (maximum one (1) minute in length, where you explain why you should be a part of the contest (the entry form and video are collectively, the “Submission”). The video cannot be hosted by a beauty company.
All entries for the entry Phase must be received by 11:59 PM CET November 30, 2017, to be considered for participation in Phase I, Phase II and the Phase III challenges. Limit: One entry per person per e-mail address during the Promotion Period. You must own an Instagram account, and such account must be public. You may not have a current and active contract with a beauty company, and you and/or your account may not be sponsored by a beauty company. In order to be able to take part of the contest, you MUST read and accept the Terms and Conditions. Read them below after the pictures.
DATE OF BIRTH
INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT NAME
EXPLAIN IN A SHORT TEXT, WHY YOU SHOULD BE PART OF THE CONTEST?
I ACCEPT THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS?
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. A purchase will not improve chances of winning.
THE “NEXT DIGITAL BEAUTY ICON” (THE PROMOTION) ONLY OPEN TO LEGAL SWISS RESIDENTS, WHO ARE AT LEAST SIXTEEN (16) YEARS OLD AS OF THE DATE OF ENTRY. YOU MUST HAVE A VALID USA VISA AND ABLE TO TRAVEL BETWEEN JANUARY 21, 2018 – FEBRUARY 4, 2018
By entering this Promotion, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Any violation of these rules may result in disqualification. All decisions of the judges regarding this Promotion are final and binding in all respects.
PROMOTION PERIOD. The entry Phase of the Promotion begins 09:00 AM CET on October 30, 2017, and ends at 11:59 PM CET on November 30, 2017. The challenge phase (“Phase I”) begins 9:00 AM CET on or around December 5, 2017, and ends 9:00 AM CET on or around December 17, 2017. The challenge phase II begins 9:00 AM CET on or around December 20, 2017, and ends 9:00 AM CET on or around January 7, 2018. The phase III and final phase begins 09:00 AM CET on January 12, 2018, and ends 9:00 AM CET on or around January 15, 2018. All entries for the entry Phase must be received by 11:59 PM CET November 30, 2017, to be considered for participation in Phase I, Phase II and the Phase III challenges. If no specific judging criteria are assigned for a particular Challenge, the following criteria will be used: originality of approach (33%), creativity of execution (33%), and editorial sensibility (33%). In the event of a tie, the Challenge Material with the highest score in the creativity of execution criteria will be declared the winner of that Challenge.
The grand prize winner will be determined at the last Challenge, on or about January 17, 2018, but not announced until on or about January 19, 2018, during a public event in Zürich.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION. All Submissions will be judged on or about December 1, 2017, (the “Judging Date”) by a panel of judges comprised of NU ICONS Editors, Smashbox, and MARIONNAUD representatives. The judges will score entries based on the following criteria: for the entry form questions and the written statement(s): originality of writing voice (5%) and enthusiasm for beauty influencing (5%). For the social post and video links: creativity of execution (30%), originality of topic (30%), and editorial sensibility (30%). The four (4) Submissions with the highest overall score will be declared the potential finalists (in the event of a tie, the entry with the higher score in the creativity of execution criteria will prevail) and will be able to advance to the Phase I public of the Promotion. Potential finalists may be notified by mail, email and/or telephone. If a potential finalist cannot be contacted, does not respond within two (2) days from the date the Sponsor first tries to notify him/her, such potential finalist forfeits all rights to continue to the Phase I public of the Promotion, and an alternate potential finalist may be selected. Upon contacting a potential finalist and determining that he/she has met all eligibility requirements of the Promotion, including without limitation the execution of required waivers, publicity and liability releases and disclaimers, such individual will be declared a “Phase I Finalist”.
Beginning 9:01 AM CET December 4, 2017, the finalists’ bios and/or submission(s) will be posted online at nuicons.com/nextdigitalbeautyicon. After each challenge ends, the finalists will be updated regularly through Instagram and online.
PRIZE DESCRIPTION. There will be one (1) grand prize winner. The grand prize is a trip to Los Angeles to the Smashbox Studios. The grand prize will also include the promotional benefit of being a MARIONNAUD ambassador for ONE (1) year and being featured on MARIONNAUDS’s Instagram account monthly; the opportunity to consult with MARIONNAUD on new products and ideas; a one (1) year supply of Beauty products, one year NU ICONS subscription and subject to availability, schedule, and other considerations, and the possibility (but no guarantee) of attending MARIONNAUD & NU ICONS events in Switzerland. The winner will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement with all sponsors. The grand prize winner will, at Sponsor’s discretion, be featured in an issue of NU ICONS. Sponsors will arrange travel, hotels, and a reasonable per diem for other expenses for the grand prize winner. Grand Prize winner will be required to provide any written documentation requested by Sponsor regarding these arrangements. (Note: any expenses associated with guests accompanying the grand prize winner will be the sole responsibility of the grand prize winner).
TAXES. All federal, state and/or local income and other taxes, if any, are the winner sole responsibility.
OWNERSHIP AND LICENSE. (a) All entry materials become the property of the Sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned. The copyright in any Submission from an entrant shall remain the property of the entrant, but entry into this Promotion constitutes entrant’s irrevocable and perpetual permission and consent, without further compensation or attribution, to use, reproduce, print, publish, transmit, distribute, sell, perform, adapt, enhance, or display such Submission for any purpose, including but not limited to editorial, advertising, trade, commercial, and publicity purposes by the Sponsor and/or others authorized by the Sponsor, in any and all media now in existence or hereinafter created, throughout the world, for the duration of the copyright in the Submission. Sponsors and/or others authorized by the Sponsors shall have the right to edit, adapt, and modify the Submission. Any ideas submitted may be used by Sponsors with no further obligation to the entrant. (b) Each finalist agrees that any Challenge Materials created pursuant to this Promotion shall be works-made-for-hire within the meaning of the Swiss Copyright Act for the sponsors, and the sponsors shall own all rights, including copyright, therein throughout the world. In the event any of the Challenge Materials are determined not to be a work-made-for-hire, each entrant, finalist, and Challenger hereby transfers and assigns the entire copyright (for the full term of copyright), throughout the world, in any and all media and forms of publication, reproduction, transmission, distribution, performance, adaptation, enhancement or display now in existence or hereafter developed, in such Challenge Materials, to the sponsors (Smashbox, MARIONNAUD & NU ICONS). The sponsors may crop, retouch or otherwise modify the Challenge Materials. The sponsors have the sole discretion to decide whether, when and how to publish or use any of the Challenge Materials and, except as specifically required under the terms of the Promotion, finalists may not publish or otherwise use such Challenge Materials without Sponsors prior written approval. Any information disclosed to any Finalist and/or Challengers during the Promotion Period regarding the NEXT DIGITAL BEAUTY ICON or any elements of this Promotion shall be considered strictly Confidential and Finalists and/or Challengers obligations hereunder shall survive for 5 (five) years thereafter.
NO PRIZE TRANSFER OR SUBSTITUTION. No prize or any portion thereof is transferable or redeemable for cash. Any portion of the prize that is not used is forfeited. No substitutions for prize except by Sponsors, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted.
DISCLAIMERS. (i) Sponsors are not responsible for entries/votes that are lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received, for any reason, including by reason of hardware, software, browser, or network failure, malfunction, congestion, or incompatibility at Sponsor’s servers or elsewhere. In the event of a dispute, entries/votes will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet Access Provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institute) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. (ii) Sponsors, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry/voting process or the operation of the web site or otherwise attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion. Use of bots or other automated processes to enter/vote is prohibited and may result in disqualification at the sole discretion of Sponsors. (iii) Sponsors further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Promotion if it is not capable of completion as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, force majeure or technical failures of any sort. (iv) Sponsors Entities are not responsible for errors in the administration or fulfillment of this Promotion, including without limitation mechanical, human, printing, distribution or production errors, and may cancel, terminate or modify this Promotion based upon such error at its sole discretion without liability. In no event will Sponsors be responsible for awarding more than the number of prizes specified in these rules. (v) In the event this Promotion is canceled or terminated, pursuant to subparagraph (iii) or (iv), Sponsors, in its sole discretion, may elect to select a winner from among all eligible entries/votes received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. (vi) SPONSORS ENTITIES MAKE NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR GUARANTEES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, AS REGARDS THIS PROMOTION OR THE MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR ANY COMPONENT OF ANY PRIZE. (vii) CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT/VOTER TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT/VOTER TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. No substitution or compensation will be given for any portion of the prize that is not used.
SPONSORSHIP. This Promotion is sponsored by Smashbox, MARIONNAUD and NU ICONS.