|Contest:||Curvy Kate World Star in a Bra 2016|
|Promoters:||Curvy Kate Ltd|
|Sponsor:||Curvy Kate Limited. Registered Office Unit 1, The Hawthorn Centre, Elmgrove Road, Harrow, Middlesex. HA1 2RF United Kingdom|
Career Opportunity / Prizes as below:
The Highest Voted Winner as defined in Section 4 will receive:
The Ten (10) Finalists as selected through the Live Audition round will receive:
|Entry Period:||March 1st 2016 – May 31st 2016|
|Submission Deadline:||May 31st 2016|
|Live Audition Judging round:||June 1st – June 9th 2016|
|Live Audition Finalists Announced:||June 9th 2016|
|Live Audition Photoshoot:||June 9th/July 31st 2016|
|Finalists Voting Week:||August 2nd – August 24th 2016|
|Winner Announced:||August 25th 2016|
All Phases will commence at 12:00:01 GMT and close at 23:59:59 GMT
DISCLAIMER: When you submit an image to the Promoters as an entry, you grant the Promoter a limited license to use your image. You always own the copyright of your image. The Promoter never owns the copyright of your image.
If you are selected as a Finalist or Winner, then in exchange for a prize, you may be required to license or assign your images to the Sponsor or other such third party providing the prize in addition to entering in to such other agreement as required to fulfil the prize. If you do not want to license or assign your images or enter into such other agreement as required in exchange for a prize, an alternate Finalist or Winner will be selected and you will retain the rights to your images.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase or payment will not improve your chances of winning. The entry period for the Contest shall begin and end on the dates and times set forth above. The Contest is governed by these official rules and is subject to English Law.
The Contest is open only to those who are:
To enter the Contest, during the Entry Period, visit the Contest Site (www.starinabra.com) and follow the entry instructions, which will require, among other things, that the entrant submits five (5) photos of themselves: 3 full length lingerie or swimwear photographs and 2 head shots ("Photos”) showing they fit the brand image of Curvy Kate and provide text of up to 500 characters indicating why they are entering the Contest.
The Photos, Essay and entry form are collectively, an Entry.
Submitted Entries will not be returned or acknowledged. Proof of submission of an Entry does not constitute proof of receipt by Sponsor.
Only one (1) Entry per person/email address permitted.
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant or the rights to a Photo or Essay, the Entry will be disqualified.
Each Entry must also comply with the following requirements:
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 23:59:59 GMT ON THE LAST DAY OF THE ENTRY PERIOD.
Limit one (1) Entry per person throughout the Entry Period. Entries by the same person in excess of the limits stated herein will be disqualified. Entries submitted will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorised account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. "Authorised account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or organisation (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Upon receipt, all submissions shall be eligible to be licensed to Sponsor and shall not be licensed elsewhere as set forth below and will not be acknowledged or returned.
By participating in the Contest, each entrant warrants and represents:
By entering the Contest and submitting an Entry, each entrant:
For greater certainty, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, edit or disqualify any Entry for any reason.
Entries may be published and posted online but entrants agree that Sponsor has no obligation to post or publish Entries and that all such postings or publication, if any, will be in the Sponsor’s sole discretion and that the posting or publication of an Entry has no bearing on whether the Entry is a potential winner.
In the event of any dispute or potential dispute regarding the Entry or entrant, Identifiable Person or any third party or if Sponsor has reasonable grounds for suspecting any breach or abuse of these Official Rules by any person involved in an Entry, the Entry may be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Sponsor may ask for evidence of written permissions required by these Official Rules.
Round One: All submitted Entries would be reviewed for compliance with the rules as stated herein. Then all Entries will initially be judged by a panel of judges from the Curvy Kate editorial team ("Judges") and Bridge Models based on the following criteria ("Judging Criteria").;
The One Hundred (100) top Entries will be the semi-finalists and invited to the Live Audition stage.
Semi Finalist Notification: On or about June 6th 2016, the selected semi-finalists will be notified by phone and/or e-mail, at Promoter’s discretion, using the information provided by each semi-finalist.
The Promoter and Sponsor shall have no liability for any semi-finalist notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by selected semi-finalist for any reason.
In Promoter's sole discretion, selected semi-finalists may be disqualified and alternate semi-finalists may be selected in accordance with these Official Rules from among the remaining eligible entrants if the selected semi-finalist(s):
Promoter is not obligated to leave voice mail, answering machine, or other message.
Selected semi-finalists will be required to complete and return (as directed by Promoter) a Declaration of Eligibility, Release of Liability, Publicity Release, and/or Copyright Transfer (where permitted bylaw) (collectively, the “Declaration") by the date specified in the notification or, in Promoter’s sole discretion, semi-finalist position forfeited and an alternate semi-finalist may be selected in accordance with these Official Rules from among the remaining eligible entrants.
Promoter reserves the right to modify the notification and Declaration procedures in connection with the selection of semi-finalists and/or alternate semi-finalists, if any.
Live Audition Stage: The One Hundred (100) semi-finalists will be required to travel to a photoshoot location to take part in a ‘live audition’. The locations will be decided dependent on where entrants are based around the UK and Ireland.
Any travel and accommodation will be paid in full by the semi-finalist.
The photos/interviews from the ‘Live Audition’ shoot, determined by Sponsor, will be published on the Contest Website on August 2nd until August 24th 2016 (“Winners Voting Period”).
All semi-finalists will then be judged by a panel of judges from the Curvy Kate editorial team ("Judges") and Bridge Models based on the following criteria (“Judging Criteria”);
Finalist Notification: On 2nd August 2016, the selected finalists will appear on the Contest Site (www.starinabra.com) commencing at 12:00:01 GMT using images and interviews provided at the ‘Live Auditions’.
Finalist Voting Round: The Photo Entries of the ten (10) finalists will be posted on the Contest Website and voted on by the public who will determine their favourites by voting for their top one (1) choice from the ten (10) finalists.
The Voting Period begins at 12:00:01 GMT on August 2nd 2016 and ends at 23:59:59 GMT on August 24th 2016 (“Finalists Voting Period”).
The ‘Winner’ (1) will be determined by the public.
The Winner will be determined by the highest number of valid Votes received from Voters who log into the Contest Website (as determined by Sponsor).
Winner Notification: On August 25th 2016, the winner will be announced across the website www.starinabra.com
In Promoter's sole discretion, the winner may be disqualified and alternate winner may be selected in accordance with these Official Rules from among the remaining eligible entrants if the winner:
Promoter is not obligated to leave voice mail, answering machine, or other message.
All Valid Voters in the Final Voting Round must vote for the top favourite finalist by registering and logging on to the Contest Website and following the onscreen prompts to vote for their favourite choice(s) (each a “Vote”).
In the event of a tie in Voting, the Judges will re-judge the tying Entries and select the winning Entries from the tying Entries based upon the Judging Criteria.
Only one (1) Vote per Voter will be in the Final Voting Round per person/email address.
Multiple votes from accounts created with the sole purpose of voting multiple times (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) will be disqualified.
Votes that do not comply with the Official Rules or these requirements, or that result from fraud or collusion, or any other abuse of these Official Rules, may be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
If an Entrant is found to have engaged in such fraud, collusion, or abuse all of that Entries’ Votes will be disqualified.
The Entries receiving the highest combined scores of eligible, non-suspect Votes will be deemed the potential applicable semi-finalists or winner.
Sponsor reserves the right to void all Votes made through any robotic, automatic, mechanical, programmed or similar entry duplication method and to disqualify any individual using such a method.
The Sponsor’s decisions will be solely determinative and final in all matters regarding this Contest.
Semi-finalists must complete and return the Declaration as detailed above by 23:59:59 GMT June 9th 2016.
By accepting any of the aforementioned prizes, you may be required to license or assign your images to the Sponsor or other such third party providing the prize in addition to entering in to such other agreement as required to fulfil the prize. If you do not want to license or assign your images or enter into such other agreement as required in exchange for a prize, an alternate Finalist or Winner will be selected and you will retain the rights to your images
The Highest Voted Winner (1) as defined in Section 4 will receive:
The Ten (10) Finalists as selected by the Sponsor’s Judging Panel will receive:
No transfer, refund, cash redemption, substitution, cash equivalent or replacement of any prize by any winner is permitted, except that the Promoter and/or Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value (or cash equivalent). In the event the approximate retail value (“ARV”) of a prize is different from the actual retail value of that prize, the difference will not be awarded in cash.
Any portion of the prize not accepted or unclaimed and/or unused by any winner will be forfeited and will not be substituted.
In no event will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded.
Model Agency Agreement Details;
Entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, and on their behalf, and on behalf of their respective heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors and assigns (“Releasing Parties”), release, defend and hold harmless the Contest Entities, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (“Released Parties”), from any and all actions.
By entering this Contest, all entrants give permission (except where prohibited by law) to Sponsor and its licensees to use the semi-finalists’ names, Photos, Essays, hometown and likeness for promotional purposes without further compensation.
If Sponsor at any time receives a complaint (including but not limited to a cease and desist letter, general letter of complaint etc.) alleging intellectual property infringement of the Photo or violation of the rights of any Identifiable Person or Third Party Participant, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify the Entry.
Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. In the event of any technical issues that arise for any reason, or any dispute pertaining to the calculation of Votes, Sponsor reserves the right to, in good faith, to cancel the Contest or to determine the Winner based on criteria that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, determines is a fair resolution of the Contest, including without limitation, the number Votes accumulated before the technical issue and/or dispute arose, or the Judges determination based upon the Judging Criteria.
In no event will Sponsor be responsible for any technical difficulties or disputes that make an alternative determination of the Winner or the cancellation of the Contest necessary.
The Sponsor is not responsible for: lost, late, misdirected, illegible Entries and can terminate the Contest if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Contest), or to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to termination.
Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant or the Promoter or Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of England, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than England.
In addition, any dispute relating to the Contest (including these Official Rules) shall be brought in the appropriate court having jurisdiction over the subject matter located in London, England.
Entrants hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non-conveniens or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.