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How to Submit your Costume entry on Instagram
- Post your Costume on Instagram and use the hashtag, #VagaroHalloween. Include the URL to your Vagaro Booking Page in the caption.
- Or send @VagaroInc a DM of your costume. Include the URL to your Vagaro Booking Page.
Rules & Regulations
- Eligibility: This Contest is open only to those who are Vagaro Pro account holders and who are at least 18 years of age at the date of entry. The Contest is only open to legal residents of the United States of America, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Vagaro, Inc., its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, collectively the “Employees”, and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Contest. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
- Ineligible costumes include: Excessive blood or gore, overly sexual, or otherwise inappropriate costumes will be ineligible for entry
- Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant “You” agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition,You agree to accept the decisions of Vagaro, Inc. as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Contest and the selection of finalists and winners.
- Contest Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 9:00 AM PST and ending Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM PST. All online entries must be received by Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 11:59 PM PST. You may enter only once, by providing the information outlined in section 4.
- How to Enter: The Contest must be entered by sending the image in Vagaro’s Instagram Direct Message with your name and URL to your Vagaro Business Page, OR by posting the image of yourself in costume directly to Instagram using the hashtag, #VAGAROHALLOWEEN, and including the URL to your Vagaro Business Page in the photo description. The entry must fulfill all Contest requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Vagaro Inc.
- Prizes: The Winner of the Contest (the “Winner”) will receive a choice between $50 Vagaro Bucks applied to your Vagaro business OR a Vagaro EMV card reader and dock. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by Vagaro Inc. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at Vagaro Inc’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of the Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Vagaro Inc to use Winner’s name, likeness, photo, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
- Winner Selection and Notification: The top 3 Finalists will be selected by Vagaro Inc staff and the Winner will be selected from the top three finalists by Instagram community vote under the supervision of Vagaro Inc. The winner will be notified by Instagram Direct Message or Email within five (5) days following of the selection of Winner. Vagaro Inc shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 7 days from the time the award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Contest is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT VAGARO INC‘S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN THE WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CONTEST, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
- Rights Granted by You: By entering this contest (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that Vagaro Inc, anyone acting on behalf of Vagaro Inc, and Vagaro Inc’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Contest, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes, without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. By entering this content, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of Vagaro Inc. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Vagaro Inc from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Vagaro Inc may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
- Terms & Conditions: Vagaro Inc reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest should a virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Vagaro Inc’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Contest. In such a case, Vagaro Inc may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Vagaro Inc. Vagaro Inc reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. Vagaro Inc has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Contest, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, Vagaro Inc reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
- Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Vagaro Inc and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
- Disputes: THIS CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF the United States of America AND California, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Contest, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in California having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Contest). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
- Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Contest is Vagaro 4120 Dublin Blvd #110, Dublin, CA 94568, US.
- The Contest hosted by Vagaro is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram.
- By entering the contest, You, the Contestant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules.