SUPERCUTS "#SUPERREADY" PROMOTION

OFFICIAL PROMOTION RULES

Notice concerning Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: The Supercuts "#SuperReady" Promotion (the “Promotion”) is sponsored by Supercuts, Inc. (hereinafter the “Sponsor” or "Supercuts"). The Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or any other social media sites (“Social Sites”).  You understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and the third parties it has engaged to assist it in administering the Promotion and not to the Social Sites. The owners and operators of the Social Sites are completely released from all liability by each Entrant in this Promotion.  Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Promotion must be directed to the Sponsor and not the Social Sites.

Overview of Promotion

This Promotion is designed to give Supercuts guests an opportunity to compete to win a baseball bucket list experience to the 2018 MLB All-Star Game.  To enter, take a picture inside or in front of your Supercuts salon following an appointment to most creatively/artistically show off your new haircut and post it on one or more of your Social Sites as further outlined below using the hashtags #Superready and #contest. The person, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, whose picture is given the highest overall score based on the below criteria will win the baseball bucket list experience, subject to the prize details below.

For more information, visit the Promotion website at www.supercuts.com/superready  (the “Promotion Website” or “Website”).

1. PROMOTION PERIOD

Promotion entry begins at 12:00:01 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on March 29, 2018, and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. CT on May 19, 2018 (the “Promotion Entry Period”).

Sponsor's computer is the official time-keeping device for the Promotion. Evidence of submitting an entry does not constitute evidence Sponsor received the entry.

2. ELIGIBILITY

The Promotion is open to persons who are, at the time of entry, the age of majority or over in their jurisdictions of residence and either (i) legal residents of Canada, excluding the Province of Quebec, or (ii) legal residents of the United States of America (including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico).  Void in the Province of Quebec, and where prohibited by law.

Employees of the Sponsor, its franchisees, its affiliated companies or agents, their respective advertising or promotional agencies, its media sponsors, the third parties engaged by Sponsor to assist it in administering the Promotion, or competing hair salon and hair products companies, or the MLB Entities (defined below) or a member of any such employee’s immediate family (regardless of where they live) or persons with whom they are domiciled (whether related to the employee or not) are prohibited from participating in the Promotion. In these Official Rules, “immediate family” includes mother, father, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, partner and/or spouse. The “MLB Entities” shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball (“BOC”), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (“MLBAM” or “MLB.com”), Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., The MLB Network, LLC, the Major League Baseball Clubs (“Clubs”), each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and related entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Clubs or the BOC, and the owners, general and limited partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents of the foregoing entities.

3. HOW TO ENTER

To enter the Promotion, simply take a picture of your new haircut either inside or outside your Supercuts salon to most creatively/artistically show off your new cut, and post it on Instagram or Twitter using your public Instagram or Twitter account using the hashtags #Superready and #contest.  To enter via Facebook, you must have a valid, public Facebook account and, during the Entry Period, create and post an original photo of your new haircut inside or outside your Supercuts salon with hashtag #Superready and #contest as a comment in response to the Supercuts #SuperReady Promotion post on www.facebook.com/supercuts (the “Post”) by clicking “Comment” at the bottom of the Post and entering your photo and the hashtags in the space provided. All entries must be submitted during the Promotion Entry Period. By entering, you accept the Official Rules (which you must review on the Website before entering).  A person who submits a Submission (as that term is defined below) is considered the "Entrant" for Promotion purposes, regardless of who is actually featured in the Submission photo.  Your entry must be public through the end of the Entry Period and in accordance with these Official Rules to be eligible. 

To have a valid entry, your Instagram or Twitter, as applicable, account cannot be set to private.  Sponsor is unable to track your posts for entry purposes if your account is set to private.

 

Your Submission must be posted through your valid and active social media account.  In the event of a dispute, entries received shall be deemed to be submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the account used at the time of entry. "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an account by an internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning accounts for the social media site associated with the entry.

One (1) entry per person, regardless of the platform from which entry is posted. Postings on multiple Social Sites will not increase your opportunity to win.

Submissions:

As part of the entry process, you are required to submit a photo as described above with the hashtags #Superready and #contest, and you can also include any other brief statement about Supercuts or your haircut (each a “Submission”), as allowed by the applicable Social Site; provided, however, the brief statement will not be judged or otherwise used in the determination of the winner.  For Submission format and content, see below.

If your Submission does not meet the criteria herein, as determined at Sponsor’s discretion, your entry may be ineligible. Submissions will not be acknowledged or returned.

Submission Format And Content

Submissions must, in the sole discretion of Sponsor:

·         be in English;

·         be completed by the Entrant;

·         include the hashtags #SuperReady and #contest;

·         be submitted only once;

·         be intended for a family audience and contain only content that is suitable for all persons and all ages;  

·         not contain or transmit any materials that contain software viruses or other computer code, files or programs designed to impair, limit, interfere with or cause harm to any communications network;

·         not contain or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, “commercial pitch,” promotional materials, junk mail, spam, pyramid schemes, or any other form of solicitation;

·         not contain any trademarks or copyright-protected works (other than as owned or properly licensed by the Entrant) and in any event not infringe any other intellectual property right or publicity/privacy right of any person or entity;

·         be submitted in a format and size acceptable to Instagram;

·         not show the Entrant in any state of undress or in inappropriate attire, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion;

·         not contain the last name, phone number(s), address, or email address of any person, including the Entrant;

 

·         be a personal photo of the Entrant or someone the Entrant is affiliated with and has the necessary permissions as set forth herein and must NOT include any famous or notable entity or person(s) whether living or deceased, or images of any creative works of a third party, unless Entrant has verifiable permission to use such content, which will be provided to Sponsor upon request;

 

·         may include images of persons other than the Entrant; however, any prize awarded will be awarded ONLY to the Entrant. All persons featured in the photo must acknowledge that they are not being entered in the Promotion and are not eligible to win the prize and must be either the age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence (and at least 18) or have the permission of their parent or guardian, and at the request of Sponsor, the Entrant must be able to provide a privacy release that covers any individual included in the photo; and

 

·         not include any of the following: (a) materials relating to lotteries or gambling; (b) explicit content, images of violence, or promotion of illegal activities; (c) libelous, defamatory, disparaging, tortious or slanderous materials; (d) content that denigrates, disparages or reflects negatively on Sponsor, the MLB Entities, their owners and employees, or the game of baseball; (e) tobacco, e-cigarettes, alcohol or drugs; (f) dangerous stunts; (g) real weapons of any kind including, but not limited to, guns, knives or projectiles; (h) material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, age or any other basis protected by federal, state, territory, provincial or local law, ordinance, or regulation; (i)  material that is unlawful, or otherwise in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state/territory/province where the entry is created; and (j) materials that are sexually explicit or include any other content that Sponsor finds objectionable or in poor taste in Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Normal time, toll, connection and usage rates, if any, charged by your Internet Service Provider will apply.  No automated entry devices and/or programs permitted. All entries and physical Submissions become the sole and exclusive property of the Sponsor and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor, the MLB Entities, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic.  Only entries which comply with all requirements outlined herein are eligible.

4. PRIZE

There is one (1) prize available. Actual value of the prize may fluctuate depending on airfare and prize details. The prize consists of the following:

1. Saturday, July 14, 2018 returning Wednesday, July 18, 2018: Round trip coach class airfare for winner and one (1) companion (“Companion”) between an airport close to the winner’s home (selected at the discretion of the Sponsor) and the host city of Washington D.C. (“Host City”);

2. four (4)-nights’ hotel accommodations in the form of one (1) double occupancy standard hotel room (hotel to be determined at the discretion of Sponsor) in the Host City, excluding meals, room service, or other incidentals;

3.  Sunday, July 15, 2018:  two (2) tickets to the Sirius Futures Game & Celebrity Softball game;

4.  Monday, July 16, 2018:  two (2) tickets to the Gatorade Workout Day & T-Mobile Home Run Derby;

5.  Tuesday, July 17, 2018:  two (2) tickets to the All-Star Game presented by Mastercard;

6.  Two (2) tickets to FanFest;

7. Ground transportation to and from the airport and hotel for winner and Companion in the Host City; and

8. $500 (USD) spending money.

The approximate retail value of the prize is $4,500 (USD).  If the actual value is less than $4,500, the difference will not be awarded as cash or otherwise.

Prize consists only of items specifically listed as part of the prize or as agreed upon by Sponsor in writing. Certain conditions and restrictions may apply. All costs and expenses not specified herein, related to any prize or incurred by accepting a prize, are the sole responsibility of the winner.

The Companion of a winner must be over the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which the Companion resides on the date that the prize trip commences, unless the winner is the Companion’s parent or legal guardian. In order to take part in the prize, the winner and Companion must first sign and deliver a Declaration and Release Form within the requested timeframe (see below).

Seat locations at the game shall be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and/or the applicable Major League Baseball Club, as applicable, and may be subject to change.  The terms and conditions of the game tickets awarded as part of the prize will govern in the event a legal game, event or exhibition, as defined by Major League Baseball, is not played or held, as applicable, due to weather conditions, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason. Winner and his/her Companion agree to comply with all applicable ballpark and venue, as applicable, regulations in connection with the prize.  Sponsor and the applicable MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to the winner and/or his/her Companion who engage(s) in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game, event or exhibition.  Sponsor and the MLB Entities will not be responsible for weather conditions, Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game, event or exhibition. Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition tickets awarded as prizes may not be resold or offered for resale or used for any commercial or promotional purpose whatsoever. Any such resale or commercial or promotional use may result in disqualification and prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the game, event or exhibition tickets.

If the winner and Companion are unable to complete the trip on the dates specified, the winner shall forfeit the prize in its entirety. If in the judgement of the Sponsor, air transportation is not required due to the winner’s proximity to the Host City, ground transportation may be substituted for air transportation at the sole discretion of the Sponsor (and the difference in value will not be paid to winner). Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Winner and Companion must travel from the same originating airport and on the same itinerary.

 

Under no circumstances is Sponsor or any MLB Entity responsible for any payment or value beyond the stated prize amount. Except where or to the extent prohibited by law, winner agrees that Sponsor and the MLB Entities may use winner's and Companion’s name, likeness, statements, biographical information and any related images or video footage for any purpose whatsoever in any form or medium now or hereafter known in perpetuity without any further compensation to, or consent from, winner or Companion.  Except where or to the extent prohibited by law, winner and Companion agree to allow Sponsor and the MLB Entities access and the opportunity to videotape and/or photograph portions of the prize experience, as determined by Sponsor and the MLB Entities.  However, Sponsor and the MLB Entities have no obligation to use such materials. Winner agrees that use of the winner's and Companion’s photo, video, statements, likeness and biographical information for any purpose whatsoever does not form part of the prize and that the Sponsor and the MLB Entities are not required to reproduce or display any images of the winner or Companion in any media.

All prizes must be accepted as awarded without substitution and are not transferable, not for resale and have no cash surrender value. The Sponsor reserves the right, in the event that the prize (or portion thereof) cannot be awarded as described for any reason whatsoever, to substitute another prize of equal or greater value. Once awarded to the winner, the Sponsor and the MLB Entities shall have no liability whatsoever for the prize or the use or misuse of the prize by the winner or Companion. An IRS Form 1099 stating the actual approximate retail value of prize as awarded will be issued to a US winner. Taxes on the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.

The MLB Entities (a) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning the prize (or any portion thereof), and (b) disclaim any implied warranty.

5. WINNER SELECTION

All eligible Submissions received during the Promotion Entry Period will be analyzed and scored by qualified judges on a scale of 1-10 based on the following criteria:

1) Embodiment of the Supercuts brand (25%);

2) Creativity and artistic merit of Submission (25%);

3) Visibility and presentation of haircut (25%); and

3) Public appeal and photogenicity (25%).

In the case of a tie, the tied Submission with the highest score in the “Visibility and presentation of haircut” category will be, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, considered the winner. If there is still a tie, independent judges will be chosen to grade the tied Submissions based on the criteria above and determine a winner.

Announcement, Contacting of Winner

Sponsor will attempt to contact the potential winner one (1) time by direct message to the social media account used to enter within three (3) business days of being selected. If a potential winner (a) does not respond to the direct message notice within three (3) business days of being selected; (b) fails to return any requested properly executed release forms within the specified time (see below); or (c) declines the prize for any reason, then he/she will be disqualified and another potential winner may be selected from among the eligible Entrants based on the judging process set forth above until such time as a winner is declared or there are no more eligible Entrants.  The Sponsor, MLB Entities, Instagram and Twitter will not be responsible for failed attempts to contact a potential winner.

6. DECLARATION AND RELEASE DOCUMENTS

Except where or to the extent prohibited by law, before being awarded a prize, the potential winner and Companion will be required to sign and return within the time stipulated by the Sponsor, a declaration and release form stating that (i) he/she has read and understood the Official Rules, (ii) grants all consents required, (iii) authorizes the Sponsor and MLB Entities to broadcast, publish and disseminate his/her name, city of residence, photograph, likeness, sobriquet, voice and Submission in connection with any promotion or publicity, and/or for general news, entertainment and information purposes at no additional compensation to the potential winner beyond the awarding of the prize, (iv) accepts the prize as offered (where applicable), and (v) releases Sponsor, the MLB Entities and the Social Sites (and their affiliated and related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, the parties engaged by Sponsor to assist it in administering the Promotion and their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns) from any liability in connection with the prize (and all portions thereof) or this Promotion.

In the event that a potential winner does not comply with one or more of the Official Rules, the Sponsor will have the right to disqualify that potential winner, and select an alternate potential winner whose eligible Submission was given the next-highest score based on the judging criteria.

The provisions and procedures referred to above relating to selection and notification of a potential winner, if applicable, may be applied, with the necessary amendments, until a qualified winner has been duly selected.

7. GENERAL

(i) By entering this Promotion, Entrants agree to abide by the Official Rules. The decisions of the Sponsor, and the third parties Sponsor has engaged to assist it in administering the Promotion, with respect to all aspects of the Promotion are final.

(ii) The Sponsor and its agents and the MLB Entities accept no responsibility for loss, damage or claims caused by or resulting from the Promotion or any prize associated with this Promotion, including but not limited to death or property damage due, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly to the acceptance, use, or misuse of a prize, travel or other activities related to any prize, participation in any Promotion-related activity, or participation in the Promotion.

(iii) The Sponsor and its agents, the MLB Entities, Instagram and Twitter will not be responsible for late, lost, illegible, incomplete or destroyed Submissions; all such entries are void. The Sponsor and its agents, the MLB Entities, Instagram and Twitter will not be liable for any failure of the Promotion Website or Social Sites, and do not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, printing errors, lost, delayed or garbled data or transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of any telephone or computer lines or networks, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof.  Entry material/data that has been tampered with or altered are void.  In the event it is determined that an Entrant has entered in a fashion not sanctioned by the Official Rules and/or has submitted more than the number of entries permitted by the Official Rules, the Entrant will be disqualified and all of the entries submitted by the Entrant will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to void all entries made though any robotic, automatic, mechanical, programmed or similar entry duplication method.

(iv) The Sponsor reserves the right, to terminate or amend this Promotion at any time and in any way, without prior notice. Without limiting the foregoing, if, for any reason, the Promotion is not capable of running as originally planned, as a result of tampering, infection by computer virus, events beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control, etc., the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the Promotion without notice or further obligation.  If the Sponsor, in its discretion, elects to abbreviate the Promotion as a result of such event, the Sponsor reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to award the prize from among all valid and eligible entries received up to the time of such event. The Sponsor and any independent Promotion organization and the MLB Entities shall not be held responsible for any problems, errors or negligence that may arise or occur in connection with the Promotion, including, but not limited to, any damage to an Entrant’s computer equipment, system, software or any combination thereof, as a result of the Entrant’s participation in this Promotion.

(v) WARNING:  ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND THE MLB ENTITIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

 (vi) Each Entrant grants the Sponsor and the MLB Entities a fully transferable, perpetual, royalty-free license to, distribute, use, reproduce, exhibit, donate, sell and/or display throughout the world in any media, including without limitation on the Promotion Website, the Sponsor’s corporate website, and in any other media as Sponsor and the MLB Entities shall elect, all without notice or compensation to Entrant, the Submissions and related intellectual property rights.  This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, state, and municipal laws.

(vii)  Each Entrant agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Social Sites and the MLB Entities in the event that any third party claims that a Submission infringes such third-party’s intellectual property rights.

(viii)  The Sponsor respects your right to privacy. Personal information collected from Entrants will only be used by the Sponsor and its agents to administer the Promotion and in any other way listed herein or disclosed to the Entrant by Sponsor.  In addition, in making a Submission, you acknowledge and agree that your name and city of residence may be used (together with the Submission itself) on the Promotion Website and in other media at Sponsor’s sole discretion without any further compensation to you. For more information regarding Sponsor’s general manner of collection, use and disclosure of personal information, please visit https://www.supercuts.com/about-supercuts/privacy-policy.html.

(ix) Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend, disqualify, limit or revoke this Promotion from any person it finds or believes to be manipulating or otherwise abusing the process, fairness, integrity or operation of the Promotion.

8.         WINNERS LIST:  For the name of the winner, visit the Promotion Website from June 15, 2018, through July 31, 2018.

 

9.         SPONSOR:  Promotion is sponsored by Supercuts, Inc. 7201 Metro Boulevard Minneapolis, MN 55439. The Promotion is in no way sponsored, administered, executed or produced by any MLB Entity.

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