Miss Russia Contest - Terms and Conditions

Contest Name:  Miss Jovani Russia 2013 (the “Contest”)

Fashion Show Date: Jovani Russian Fashion Week show to be held October 30th, 2013 (the “Fashion Show”)

Celebration Party Date: Celebration party to be held on October 30th, 2013 (the “Celebration Party”)

Contest Host: Jovani Fashions, Ltd. (“Jovani” or “Company”)

Company’s Address: 1370 Broadway, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10018

Company’s Telephone: (212) 279-0222

 

 

 

Jovani will conduct the Contest substantially as described in these rules, and by participating, each Participant agrees as follows:

 

 

 

  • Description of Contest/Participation
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    1. Void where prohibited. Odds of winning depend upon the number of Participants who enter.

  • Important Contest Dates

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. : August 14th, 2013 to October 30th, 2013.
    1. August 14th, 2013 to October 1st, 2013: Registration for the Contest on the Jovani Website.
    2. August 14th, 2013 to October 1st, 2013: Each Participant must purchase a Jovani Dress after registering.
    3. October 2nd, 2013 to October 6th, 2013: Each Participant must take their official Contestant Pictures. 
    4. October 7th, 2013 to October 16th, 2013: Voting for the Semi-Final Contest will take place.
    5. October 17th, 2013: Winner of each local Semi-Final Contest will be announced on the Jovani Website.
    6. October 18th, 2013 to October 22nd, 2013: Voting for the final Miss Jovani Russia will take place.
    7. October 23rd, 2013: The final Miss Jovani Russia will be announced.
    8. October 30th, 2013: Jovani Fashion Show – winner must be present
    9. October 30th, 2013: Jovani celebration party – winner must be present.
      1. http://www.jovani.com/miss-jovani-russia-description

 

 

 

  • C: How to Enter/Play:

    : Participants that wish to enter the Contest must first join Jovani’s official VK social media page, found here:

    http://www.jovani.com/miss-jovani-russia-description (the "Contest Page"), and must follow the Jovani Instagram page, with username JovaniFashions, and the Jovani VK Page.  Then Participants must fill out a contest registration form between August 14th, 2013 and October 1st, 2013 on the Jovani website (the "Registration Form").  Online registration will close at 11:59pm on October 1st, 2013.  Each Participant will be assigned a unique contest registration number ("Participant Registration Number").  Upon submitting a Registration Form online, eligible Participants will receive an email confirmation from a Company representative, to include their assigned Participant Registration Number (the "Email Confirmation").  Participants must print a copy of the Email Confirmation.  Participants should also save the Email Confirmation and their Participant Registration Number for their own reference.  After receiving the Email Confirmation, Participants have until October 2nd, 2013 to purchase any Jovani dress from one of the ten (10) authorized Russian retailer or online retailer listed on the Contest Page of the Jovani website ("Participating Retailer").  Participating Retailers will assist Jovani in administering the Contest. Once a Participant identifies the closest Participating Retailer to them, the Participant must then bring their printed Email Confirmation with them to the Participating Retailer’s store and purchase a Jovani dress by October 1st, 2013.  If purchasing from an online Participating Retailer, then the Participant should email a copy of their Email Confirmation to the Participating Retailer.  Each Participating Retailer will hold its own local Miss Jovani Russia semi-finals contest for all Participants that register in their store (the "Semi-Final Contest").  The winner of each local Semi Final Contest will then move on to compete to win the final Miss Jovani Russia Prize. To enter your Participating Retailer’s local Semi-Final Contest, each Participant must purchase any Jovani dress from that Participating Retailer’s store.  Please show your Email Confirmation to the Participating Retailer’s representative, which includes your Participant Registration Number.  After your purchase of a Jovani dress, the representative will then enter you into that’s store local Semi-Final Contest.  After entering in the local Semi-Final Contest, then each Participant must return to the Participating Retailer any day between October 2nd, 2013 and October 6th, 2013 to have their official Contestant picture taken (the "Contestant Picture").  The Participating Retailer will organize the photographers and the photo sessions.  Voting will then take place to pick the winner of each Semi-Final Contest ("Semi-Final Winner").  Voting to pick the Semi-Final Winner for each Semi-Final Contest will take place from October 7th, 2013 to October 16th, 2013, and will be administered by the Participating Retailer.  Please contact the Participating Retailer that you registered with to obtain their official voting website or social media page.  The winner for each local Semi-Final Contest will be announced on October 17th, 2013 on the official Jovani website, found here: www.Jovani.com (the "Jovani Website").  Thereafter, voting to pick the final Miss Jovani Russia winner will take place on the Jovani Website from October 18th, 2013 until October 22nd, 2013.  The final Miss Jovani Russia winner will be announced on the Jovani Website on October 23rd, 2013 (the "Miss Jovani Russia Winner").  The Miss Jovani Russia Winner must be able to attend the Fashion Show on October 30th, 2013., and must attend the Celebration Party on October 30th, 2013.

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   D:  Eligibility and Limitations: All Participants that enter the Contest and all winners must be a legal Russian resident, at least 18-years old ("Participants").  There must be only one (1) entry per person. Employees of the Company and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate and win. The term "immediate family" includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as "in-laws," or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, co-habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related. The Company, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify and prohibit from participating any person, who the Company determines (in its sole discretion) is or is attempting to: (i) tamper with the Company’s Website and/or any part of the Contest; (ii) attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices, (iii) intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other participants or the Company’s agents; and/or (iv) otherwise violating these official rules or the terms of use of the Company’s website. (b) ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE COMPANY’S WEBSITE (OR ANY PART THEREOF) OR UNDERMINE THE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD ANY SUCH ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE COMPANY AND ITS LICENSEES (IF ANY) RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND ANY OTHER AVAILABLE REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SUCH ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE COMPANY AND ITS AGENTS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, LOSSES, DAMAGES AND/OR LIABILITIES (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES AND EXPENSES) THAT MAY BE ASSERTED AGAINST OR INCURRED BY ANY OF THEM AT ANY TIME, IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE THEREOF, AND/OR BY ENTRANT’S BREACHES OF ANY REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR COVENANTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CONTEST. If, in the Company’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of fraud, electronic or non-electronic tampering or unauthorized intervention with any portion of this Contest, or if fraud or technical difficulties of any sort (e.g., computer viruses, bugs) compromise the integrity of the Contest, the Company reserves the right to void suspect entry and/or terminate the Contest and award the Prize in its sole discretion. The use of any automated launching or entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that permits the participant to automatically enter or evaluate repeatedly is prohibited. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant based on an email address, the entry in question may be disqualified.

 

 

 

E: Receipt of Forms: Only those Registration Forms actually received by the Company will be considered.  The Company is not liable for any computer malfunction, error and/or failure to electronically transmit any Registration Forms to the Company. The Company is not liable for any occurrence that may cause a Participant’s Registration Form to be lost, deleted or improperly sent. The Company is not responsible for mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, including: failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed transmission of online entries, traffic congestion on any webpages associated with the Contest, the Internet or at any website or lost or unavailable network connections which may limit an online Participant's ability to participate in the Contest, and any injury or damage to Participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Contest.

 

 

 

 

 

F: Privacy Policy: By participating, where allowed by law, all Participants, Semi-Final winners and/or final Miss Jovani Russia winner grant the Company permission to use their names, characters, photographs, Contest Picture, voices, and likenesses in connection with promotion of the Contest, during any stage of the entire Contest, on any platform decided by the Company, in its sole discretion, including on its website and/or social media pages.  All Participants and all winners at any stage of the Contest waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for any such use. By participating in the Contest, where allowed by law, Participants acknowledges and accepts the Company’s Privacy Policy found here: http://www.jovani.com/privacy-policy.   

 

 

  • 2: The Prize and Delivery of the Prize.

 

A.  Prize: the prize awarded to final Miss Jovani Russia winner is a Tiara, free publicity images taken by a professional photographer, and an opportunity to be the face of Miss Jovani Russia from October 23rd, 2013 until next year’s contest (or until the next Miss Jovani Russia contest winner is announced) (collectively, the "Prize"). 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B.  Provider: The Prize is provided by the Company. 

 


C.  Claiming the Prize: The Prize awarded to eligible winner is not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize. The final Miss Jovani Russia winner must redeem their Prize by contacting the Company by replying to the same email address that their Email Confirmation was sent from. Participants should therefore check back on the Jovani Website on October 23rd, 2013, the date that the final Miss Jovani Russia will be announced.  The final Miss Jovani Russia must be able to attend the Jovani fashion show and the Jovani celebration party.  In the event that the winner is not able to attend both events, then the runner-up will be chosen as the new winner of Miss Jovani Russia. If a winner fails to meet all the requirements of this Contest, or is disqualified for any reason, the Company reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or not to award that winner’s prize, in its sole discretion.

 

 

 

3.  Release

 

A.  Waiver:  By participating in the Contest, each Participant and winner waives any and all claims of liability against the Company, its employees and agents, the Contest’s sponsors and their respective employees and agents, for any personal injury or loss which may occur from the conduct of, or participation in, the Contest, or from the use or claim of the Prize.

 

 

 

 

 

B. Taxes: Any valuation of the Prize stated above is based on available information provided to the Company and when awarded to a winner, may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes related to the Prize and paying any expenses associated with the Prize which is not specifically provided for in the official rules

 

 

 

 

 

C: Conduct and Decisions:  By participating in the Contest, Participants agree to be bound by the decisions of Company personnel. Persons who violate any rule, gain unfair advantage in participating in the Contest, or obtain winner status using fraudulent means will be disqualified. Unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing or threatening behavior is prohibited. The Company will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the Contest and the Company’s decisions concerning such disputes shall be final. If the conduct or outcome of the Contest is affected by human error, any mechanical malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of the Company, the Company reserves the right to terminate this Contest, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as the Company deems appropriate. All decisions will be made by the Company and are final. The Company may waive any of these rules in its sole discretion. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately circumvent, disrupt, damage or undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Company reserve the right to seek civil and/or criminal prosecution and/or damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

 


11. Miscellaneous.

 

Void where prohibited. Odds of winning depend upon the number of participants. Each winner must submit proof of eligibility and sign the Company’s release form to claim the Prize. The Company may substitute prizes, amend the rules or discontinue the Contest at any time as announced on the Company. The Company disclaims any responsibility to notify Participants of any aspect related to the conduct of the Contest. For a copy of the official rules of the Contest, please contact the company at 212-279-0222. All entries become the property of the Company and will not be returned. The conduct of the Contest is governed by applicable laws of the United States of America and Russia, which take precedence over any rule to the contrary herein. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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