Prize will include ground transportation to any/all Winner activities, round-trip coach class air or ground transportation from a major U.S. gateway airport nearest Winner’s home to destination, and two (2) nights standard hotel accommodation. Exact itinerary of Winner trip, including activities, shoot location, dates of travel, required tasks and projects and other details will be determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion, and may be subject to change. Actual value may vary based on points of departure and dates of travel. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be provided. Trip must be taken on the dates specified by Sponsors or Prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will have no further obligation to such Winner. Sponsor reserves the right to change dates of trip. Winner must comply with all applicable event and venue rules and regulations. Failure to do so may result in disqualification. In the event any activity is cancelled or postponed, no compensation or substitution will be provided in lieu thereof. Certain travel restrictions may apply. Winner is responsible for obtaining all required travel documents, medications and any other precautions he/she may wish to take prior to travel. All federal, state and local taxes and all other costs associated with acceptance and use of the Prizes, not specified herein as being provided, including luggage fees, additional ground transportation, meals, lodging, gratuities and souvenirs are the sole responsibility of the Winner. The Prize, and all related elements are provided “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsors. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer the Prize or redeem the Prize (or any element thereof) for cash, but Sponsors reserves the right, at their sole discretion, to substitute a the Prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. All Prize details are at Sponsors’ sole discretion.
Prizes, if legitimately claimed, will be awarded. Prize details not specifically stated in these Official Rules will be determined in Sponsors’ sole discretion. Sponsors are not responsible for and will not replace any lost, mutilated or stolen prize or any prize that is undeliverable or does not reach a Winner. Sponsors are not responsible for any inability of any Winner to accept or use any prize (or portion thereof) for any reason. No transfers, prize substitutions or cash redemptions will be made, except at Sponsors’ sole discretion. Sponsors reserves the right to substitute the stated prizes or portion thereof with another prize or portion thereof of equal or greater value for any reason, including, without limitation, prize unavailability. No more than the stated prizes will be awarded. Sponsors may require each Winner to execute additional agreements as Sponsors determines in its sole discretion, including but not limited to personal releases for participation as Winners as part of the prize awarded, as a precondition of receiving the prize.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY THE CONTEST SPONSORS, INSTAGRAM, AND THE RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, MANAGERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AND AGENTS OF EACH (COLLECTIVELY, “RELEASED PARTIES”) FOR ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR INJURIES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND SUSTAINED IN CONNECTION WITH THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, MISUSE OR AWARDING OF THE PRIZE, WHILE PREPARING FOR, PARTICIPATING IN AND/OR TRAVELING TO OR FROM ANY CONTEST-RELATED ACTIVITY INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INJURY, DAMAGE, DEATH, LOSS OR ACCIDENT TO PERSON OR PROPERTY. EACH WINNER AGREES THAT THE PRIZE IS PROVIDED AS-IS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION, OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, WHETHER NOW KNOWN OR HEREINAFTER ENACTED, RELATIVE TO THE USE OR ENJOYMENT OF THE PRIZE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ITS QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FURTHER, THE CONTEST ENTITIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE IN ANY WAY FOR ANY ADDITIONAL EXPENSES, OMISSIONS, DELAYS, OR RE-ROUTING RESULTING FROM ANY ACTS OF ANY GOVERNMENT OR AUTHORITY. WINNER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HE/SHE IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACTIONS, CLAIMS OR LIABILITIES OF HIS/HER GUEST RELATED TO CONTEST-RELATED ACTIVITY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY ACTIONS, CLAIMS OR LIABILITIES RELATED TO THE GUEST’S USE OF THE PRIZE.
ADDITIONAL DISCLAIMERS: Released Parties are not responsible and/or liable for any of the following, whether caused by a Released Party, the entrant or by human error: entries that are submitted by illegitimate means (such as, without limitation, by an automated computer program) or entries in excess of the stated limit; any lost, late, incomplete, illegible, mutilated, or misdirected entries, e-mail, mail, or Contest-related correspondence or materials or postage-due mail; any error, omission, interruption, defect, or delay in transmission or communication; viruses or technical or mechanical malfunctions; interrupted or unavailable cable or satellite systems; errors, typos or misprints in these Official Rules, in any Contest-related advertisements or other materials; failures of electronic equipment, computer hardware or software; lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications or Entry information. Released Parties are not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in entrant’s e-mail account to receive e-mail messages. Released Parties are not responsible for any changes or unavailability of Instagram or any other application that may interfere with the Contest (including any limitations, any restrictions, or any conditions on Sponsors’ ability to use those platforms for the Contest as set forth herein that are not acceptable to Sponsors) or ability of entrant to timely enter, receive notices or communicate with Sponsors, in which case Sponsors, in its sole discretion, may terminate or modify the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible, and may disqualify an entrant, if his or her e-mail address, telephone, or other contact information does not work or is changed without entrant giving prior written notice to Sponsors. Without limiting any other provision in these Official Rules, Released Parties are not responsible or liable to any entrant or Winner or any person claiming through such entrant or Winner for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof in the event that any of the Contest activities or the Released Parties’ operations or activities are affected, as determined by the Sponsors in their sole discretion, including, without limitation, by reason of any acts of God, any action, regulation, order or request by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action, regulations, order or request proves to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened terrorist acts, terrorist acts, air raid, blackout, act of public enemy, earthquake, war (declared or undeclared), fire, flood, epidemic, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal) labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any law, rule, regulation, order or other action adopted or taken by any governmental, federal, state or local government authority, or any other cause, whether or not specifically mentioned above.
GENERAL RULES: By entering the Contest (except where prohibited by law), each entrant grants the Contest Entities the irrevocable, transferrable, sublicensable, and absolute right and permission to use, publish, post or display his or her name, photograph, likeness, voice, prize information, biographical information, any quotes attributable to him or her and any other indicia of persona (regardless of whether altered, changed, modified, edited, used alone, or used with other material in the Released Parties’ sole discretion) for advertising, trade, promotional and publicity purposes without further obligation or compensation of any kind to him or her, anywhere, in any medium now known or hereafter discovered or devised (including, without limitation, on the internet), world-wide, without any limitation of time and without notice, review or approval and each entrant releases all Released Parties from any and all liability related thereto. Nothing contained in these Official Rules obligates Sponsors to make use of any of the rights granted herein and Winner waives any right to inspect or approve any such use.
Sponsors’ decisions will be final in all matters relating to this Contest, including interpretation of these Official Rules and awarding of the prize. All participants, as a condition of entry, agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsors. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from this Contest. Participants further agree to not damage or cause interruption of the Contest and/or prevent others from using the Contest. Sponsors reserve the right to restrict or void online entries or participation from any IP address if any suspicious entry and/or participation is detected. Sponsors reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void entries of any entrants who Sponsors believes have attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Contest. Sponsors’ failure to or decision not to enforce any provision in these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. In the event there is an alleged or actual ambiguity, discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials and/or these Official Rules (including any alleged discrepancy or inconsistency in these Official Rules), it will be resolved in Sponsors’ sole discretion. Entrants waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Contest or these Official Rules. If Sponsors determines at any time in its sole discretion that the Winner or potential Winner is disqualified, ineligible, in violation of these Official Rules, or engaging in behavior that Sponsors deems obnoxious, inappropriate, threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsors reserves the right to disqualify that Winner or potential Winner, even if the disqualified Winner or potential Winner may have been notified or displayed or announced anywhere. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules will 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 will otherwise remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. If the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, Sponsors reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Contest and award the prize from eligible entries received prior to cancellation, modification, or suspension or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsors. If any person supplies false information, obtains entries by fraudulent means or is otherwise determined to be in violation of these Official Rules in an attempt to obtain any prize, Sponsors may disqualify that person and seek damages from him or her and that person may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. In the event of a dispute concerning the identity of a participant, the participant will be declared to be the registered account holder of the e-mail address of record at the time of entry, but only if that person meets all other eligibility criteria, otherwise the entry may be disqualified and any potential prize won will be forfeited in Sponsors’ sole discretion. A registered account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Potential Winner(s) may be required to provide Sponsors with proof that he/she is the registered account holder of the e-mail address associated with the potentially winning entry. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsors’ satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible.
ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Contest, entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the entrant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than entrant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Contest), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsors in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of New York, USA.
WINNER LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To find out who won, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to the following address within three (3) months of the end of the MAC: A-Z of Aaliyah Contest, 49 S. 2nd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249 or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “MAC: A-Z of Aaliyah Winner List” in the subject line. For a copy of these Official Rules during the Contest Period, visit vice.com/atozofaaliyah or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to the following address for receipt during the MAC: A-Z of Aaliyah Contest, 49 S. 2nd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249 or by sending an email to email@example.com with MAC: A-Z of Aaliyah Contest Official Rules Request in the subject line. Only one (1) request of either type per outer envelope will be fulfilled. Vermont residents may omit return postage for rules requests.
THE SPONSORS OF THIS CONTEST ARE: VICE Media LLC, and Make-Up Art Cosmetics Inc.