NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
PURCHASE OR PAYMENT DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility: The Happy Wax #myhappywax UGC Contest (the “Promotion” or “Contest”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (the "Territory") who are 18 years of age or older.
Bootstrap Brands, Inc. d/b/a Happy Wax, and its respective affiliated companies, retailers, sales representatives, dealers, distributors, licensees and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Promotion Parties”), and members of their immediate families (defined as including spouse, biological, adoptive and step-parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren, and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or households (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate.
The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and is void outside the Territory and where prohibited by law. By participating in this Promotion, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules, which shall be final in all matters relating to the Promotion, including but not limited to validation of the judging process.
2. Promotion Period: The Promotion begins on August 1, 2022 and ends at midnight on August 20, 2022 (the "Promotion Period").
3. How to Enter the Contest: During the Promotion Period, log in to Instagram and post the entry (must be visible to the public). Post must tag the Instagram account @happywaxmelts and must use the identifying hashtag in the description: #myhappywax. The entry must be a video of your favorite feature of Happy Wax. There is no limit to the number of entries per person or household.
4. Additional Terms of Entry: All Entries must follow the submission requirements set forth below and comply in all respects with these Official Rules. Entries may be posted on Sponsor’s websites and/or social media accounts. Entries may be edited by the Sponsor and used on Sponsor’s websites and/or social media accounts. All Entries are subject to a review by Sponsor prior to Sponsor posting on Sponsor’s websites and/or social media accounts.
To receive an Instagram entry, you will need to have your own individual Instagram account. If you don’t already have an Instagram account and wish to enter via Instagram, download the Instagram app on your mobile device and follow the directions to create an account; creating an Instagram account is free.
Please note that you must agree to comply with the Instagram terms
(http://instagram.com/about/legal/terms/#) in order to create an Instagram account.
Your Instagram account must be personal and publicly viewable. Your Instagram account may not be corporate or shared. When posting on Instagram using a mobile device, message and data rates may apply. Consult your service provider’s plan prior to posting or entering via a mobile device.
5. Conditions of Submission:
- Each Entry submitted must be created by the entrant alone.
- Each Entry must be entrant’s original creation; modifying, enhancing or altering a third party’s pre-existing work does not qualify as an entrant’s original creation.
- Each Contest Entry must feature why you love Happy Wax brand home fragrance.
- All Entries must be in English.
Additional Conditions of Submission: Any Entry which Sponsor, in their sole opinion, deem to be inappropriate for publication or inclusion in this Promotion will not be considered or displayed and the corresponding entrant will be disqualified. Entry cannot, in the opinion of the Sponsor: (i) be sexually explicit or suggestive, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic, contain nudity or any materially dangerous activity; (ii) promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message; (iii) be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group; (iv) defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor or its products, or other people, products or companies; (v) contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, email addresses or street addresses; (vi) contain copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media); (vii) except for incidental usage, contain or reference trademarks, logos (except Sponsor’s) or trade dress owned by others, or advertise or promote any brand or product (except Sponsor’s) of any kind, without permission; (viii) communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate; or (ix) be in violation of any law.
By submitting an Entry each entrant represents and warrants that: (i) his/her Entry is the sole and exclusive property of the entrant; (ii) the Entry is an original creation of the entrant; (iii) entrant owns or otherwise has rights to use all elements of the Entry; (iv) the Entry has not been copied in whole or in part from any other work; (v) the Entry does not violate or infringe any copyright, trademark/tradename, or other proprietary right of any person or entity (including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light); (vi) the participants depicted in the Entry (if any) have given written consent to its submission into the Promotion and use as contemplated by these Official Rules and entrant can supply proof of permission if requested by Sponsor; (vii) entrant is the parent or legal guardian of all persons under the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside who appear in the Entry;; (viii) the Entry has not been previously published; (ix) publication of the Entry via various media including web posting, will not infringe on the rights of any third party. Each entrant will indemnify and hold harmless, the Sponsor from any claims to the contrary.
BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HIS/HER ENTRY MAY BE POSTED ON SPONSOR’S WEBSITES AND/OR SOCIAL MEDIA, IN SPONSOR’S DISCRETION.
Posting of an Entry is not an indication that the Entry has won a prize or is otherwise eligible for a prize.
Rights Granted: To the maximum extent permitted by law, your Entry will be the property of Sponsor, and may be displayed, used or altered by Sponsor (or anyone Sponsor authorizes) for any purpose without any kind of payment to you. It also means that Sponsor or any of their affiliates may market or sell products based on (in whole or in part) your Entry. This means you irrevocably and forever grant and assign to Sponsor all worldwide right, title, and interest in and to your Entry (and all works derived from it) as well as all intellectual property you create by participating in the Promotion. You expressly waive all rights to review or approve any use that Sponsor makes of your Entry in accordance with these Official Rules. By entering, you further agree to waive all rights of attribution and integrity if your Entry is used by Sponsor or anyone Sponsor authorizes, and to waive any moral rights in the Entry. By entering the Promotion, you agree that your Entry is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction, and will not place Sponsor under any obligations other than those contained in these Official Rules, and that Sponsor is free to disclose the ideas contained in the Entry on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas therein without any compensation to you. You further acknowledge that Sponsor does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to Sponsor, developed by its employees or obtained from sources other than you. Sponsor reserves the right to, and may or may not, monitor/screen Entries prior to posting them. By entering the Promotion, you understand and acknowledge that you will not now or in the future be paid or compensated in any way for your Entry or for granting the Sponsor any of the rights set out in these Official Rules. You further acknowledge that Sponsor is not obligated to make use of any of the rights granted in these Official Rules.
Any waiver of any obligation hereunder by Sponsor does not constitute a general waiver of any
obligation to entrants. Sponsor reserves the right, in their reasonable discretion, during or upon completion of the Promotion Period, to request that any entrant resubmit his or her Entry prior to any judging period.
6. Contest Winner Judging: All eligible Contest Entries received during the Promotion Period will be judged by Sponsor on the basis of the following (collectively the "Judging Criteria"):
Storytelling - 50%: Whether it’s the flame-free, no worry safety aspect or the variety of scents, describe what your favorite feature of Happy Wax is
Creativity - 25%: Get creative with your post! Show us how Happy Wax is your favorite fragrance brand by incorporating humor, visuals, voice-over, and more into your post to make your submission stand out
Authenticity - 25%: No filters here! We’re looking for videos and photos that look and feel authentic and believable, versus highly produced.
The top five (5) entrants whose Contest Entries achieve the highest total scores, across all Judging Criteria shall be deemed the Contest winners. Contest Prize winners will be determined on or about August 20, 2022 in Orange County, NC.
7. Prizes and Approximate Retail Values (“ARV”) & Odds: Five (5) Contest Prizes: A $200 e-gift card. Total ARV of all prizes in this Promotion is $1000. Use of e-gift cards is subject to the terms, conditions and policies of the issuer. E-gift card prizes will be delivered via email to
the email address provided. Prize(s) must be accepted as awarded. All characteristics and features of the prize(s) except as otherwise explicitly stated above are at the Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of prize(s) is permitted except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as provided herein. If a prize, or any portion thereof, cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute such prize (or portion thereof) with an equivalent prize of equal or greater value. All federal, state, and local taxes, and all other costs associated with acceptance or use of the prize(s), are the sole responsibility of the applicable winner(s). Arrangements for delivery of prize(s) will be made after winner validation.
LIMIT ONE (1) PRIZE PER PERSON/EMAIL ADDRESS/HOUSEHOLD. At the Sponsor’s discretion, unclaimed prize(s) may not be awarded.
8. Disqualification: Entries which are incomplete, incorrect, incomprehensible, not received, or do not otherwise comply with these Official Rules will be void and will not be entered into the Promotion. Entries made by any other manner not specifically allowed under these Official Rules will not be entered into the Promotion and may result in disqualification of the Entries and the responsible entrant(s).
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with or attempts to tamper with the entry process or who acts in a disruptive or unfair manner.
9. Notification of Winners: Potential winners will each be contacted by email or Instagram direct message.
10. Limitations: To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, Promotion Parties are not responsible for: (i) electronic or digital transmissions, entries or mail that are lost, late, stolen, incomplete, illegible, damaged, garbled, destroyed, misdirected, non-delivered, or not received by Sponsor for any reason; (ii) any problems or technical malfunctions, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operation or transmission, communication failures (including but not limited to failures or malfunctions of phone lines, telephone systems or other communications systems); (iii) failed or unavailable hardware, network, software or telephone transmissions; (iv) damage to entrants' or any person's computer; (v) causes beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion; (vi) incorrect or inaccurate Entry information; (vii) any typographical or other error in the printing or advertising related to the Promotion, in the administration or execution of the Promotion, or in the announcement/notification of prize winners; (viii) any human, or other error, which may occur in the administration or execution of this Promotion; or (ix) cheating or fraud by any participant. All incomplete or non-conforming Entries (as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion) will be disqualified.
11. Modification, Suspension and Termination: If for any reason this Promotion cannot be executed as planned, including but not limited to infection by virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, legal mandate, social media mandate, pandemic, epidemic or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupt or affect the security, administration, integrity, fairness or proper conduct of this Promotion, or if this Promotion is compromised or becomes corrupted in any way, electronically or otherwise, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void suspect entries/entrants, and/or modify, suspend and/or terminate this Promotion. If the Promotion is terminated before the stated end date of the Promotion Period, the Sponsor may select the winners from among all applicable eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the time/date of termination using the judging procedures listed in these Official Rules.
12, Releases: By participating in this Promotion, entrants agree (and agree to confirm in writing): (a) to the maximum extent permitted by law, that all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) to release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor and Instagram and their respective successors and assigns from and against any liability, loss, claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, injury, death or damages arising out of participation in this Promotion or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize received in this Promotion or the use of any photo, video or entry; and (c) to waive all rights to claim punitive, indirect, incidental and consequential damages, attorneys’ fees, court costs, or any damages other than actual out-of-pocket costs incurred to enter, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO APPLICABLE PORTIONS OF THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
13. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes each entrant’s permission for the Sponsor to use entrants' names, photographs, videos, voices and/or any other likenesses for purposes of advertising and publicity in all media now known or hereinafter invented without territorial or time limitations and without compensation or notice.
15. Choice of Law, Jurisdiction and Notice: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of North Carolina, 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 the State of North Carolina. By entering, entrants irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located within the county of Durham, North Carolina for any action, suit or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Promotion. These Official Rules are protected by U.S. and International copyright laws. Reproduction and distribution of these Official Rules without written permission from the Sponsor is prohibited.
16. Severability & Conflicts: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Promotion-related materials or made by any representative of Sponsor or Promotion Administrator, and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
17. Winners’ List: To view the winners’ list for this Promotion, please contact email@example.com. Winners will be available after winner validation has been completed.
18. Third Party Rights: All trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners.
This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Instagram.
19. Sponsor: Bootstrap Brands, Inc. d/b/a Happy Wax