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Photo Disclaimer

By posting or submitting such content on or to our site (regardless of the form or medium with respect to such content, whether text, photographs or otherwise), you are giving us, and our affiliates, agents and third parties the right to use, reuse, display or publish such content (either in whole or in part, individually or in connection with other material or in the form of a derivative or adapted work), in any and all media now or hereafter known and for any purpose whatsoever, specifically including illustration, promotion, art, editorial, advertising, and trade, without restriction as to alteration; and to use your name in connection with any use or purpose whatsoever.

You shall be solely responsible for your own submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. For each submission, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: (I) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize us to use all intellectual or other proprietary rights in and to any and all such submissions to enable inclusion and use of such submissions in the manner contemplated by us; and (II) you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in such submissions to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion and use of such submissions in the manner contemplated by us. In furtherance of the foregoing, you agree that you will not: (I) submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant us all of the rights granted herein; (II) publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage us or any third party; (III) submit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate; or (IV) post advertisements or solicitations of businesses. We reserve the right to remove or not publish submissions without prior notice.

Official Rules

#weheartcomfort ” Contest

Sponsored by

H. H. Brown Shoe Company, Inc.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES YOUR UNCONDITIONAL ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES.ENTRANTS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.

ENTRY PERIOD:
The “#weheartcomfort” Contest Period consists of 4 consecutive weeks (each, an “Entry Period”) commencing on 12:00:01 AM (ET) on 2/13/2015 and ending at 11:59:59 PM (ET) on 3/13/2015.

ELIGIBILITY:
The Contest is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia. Employees and agents of H. H. Brown Shoe Company, Inc. , its affiliates, divisions, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies, and any entity involved in the development, production, implementation, administration or fulfillment of the Contest (all of the foregoing, together with H. H. Brown Shoe Company, Inc., collectively referred to as “Sponsor”), and the immediate family members and persons living in the same household as such individuals, are not eligible to participate or win.

HOW TO ENTER:

(i) Sign up by visiting www.bornshoes.com/weheartcomfort and enter your email address to officially enter ; or

(ii) Tag Your Social Media Posts With #weheartcomfort: Through the use of Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram, tag your social media post and picture for submission by including the hashtag #weheartcomfort and @bornfootwear.

ONLY ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON PERMITTED DURING THE ENTRY PERIOD AND ONLY ONE (1) INSTAGRAM, FACEBOK OR TWITTER ACCOUNT MAY BE USED TO PARTICPATE IN THE SWEEPSTAKES. If you repost your submission multiple times during an Entry Period, only one submission will count.

All entries that comply with these Official Rules will be considered for the Prize. ALL ENTRIES BECOME THE PROPERTY OF SPONSOR AND WILL NOT BE ACKNOWLEDGED.

PHOTO CONTENT RESTRICTIONS:

Any photo will be invalid, removed from the Contest Page (and will not be re-posted in any other social media channel) and any individual submitting same disqualified if Sponsor determines in its sole and absolute discretion that:

  • The photo is not your original work product and/or violates the intellectual property (trademark, copyright, right of publicity, right of privacy) or other rights of any third party. By way of example only, you must have obtained
  • The written consent of any third party included in the photo.
  • The photo includes any content that is inappropriate, objectionable or unfit for publication. By way of example only, pornography/nudity, profanity, hate speech, advocating violence or drug use.
  • The photo in any way reflects negatively on the brand image and/or business reputation of Born Shoe Company.
  • The photo promotes any cause or concern other than the Contest theme.

JUDGING:

Within approximately ten (10) days from the end of each the entry period, Born Shoes’ marketing team will judge all eligible photos to determine the winners. The judges will evaluate and select the winners based on the following Judging Criteria: (a) 25% based on creativity; (b) 25% based on originality; (c) 25% based on presentation; and (d) 25% based on image quality. In the event there is a tie, the judges will use the scores in the creativity criterion as the first tiebreaker, scores in the originality criterion as the second tiebreaker, scores in presentation criterion as the third tiebreaker, and scores in the image quality criterion as the final tiebreaker.

NUMBER OF PRIZE WINNERS/NOTIFICATION:

There will be one (1) prize winner for every 100 hashtagged entries (each, a “Prize Winner”) up to a maximum of 5 winners for each Entry Period. You are not a winner until validated. The Sponsor will make up to two (2) attempts over the forty eight (48) hour period following a Prize Winner’s selection to contact the potential Prize Winner via the email address provided on his/her entry form or accessed via their Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram information. If a potential Prize Winner cannot be reached during the forty eight (48) hour period in which he/she is contacted (or if a Prize Winner is found to be ineligible or has not complied with these Official Rules), then the potential Prize Winner will be disqualified and an alternate Prize Winner will be selected from among the remaining
Eligible Entries received according to the Judging Criteria.

PRIZES:

Each monthly Prize Winner will be entitled to receive one coupon code redeemable only through an online purchase at www.bornshoes.com for (1) pair of Born shoes from the Website’s online product offering and is subject to availability. The approximate retail value (ARV) of each Monthly Prize is $150.00. The total maximum ARV of all Prizes to be awarded is $150.00. A prize may not be transferred or assigned except by Sponsor in its sole discretion. No substitutions, cash equivalents (for merchandise) or redemptions will be made, except that Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute any prize package with another prize of equal or greater value. Sponsor expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery and/or subsequent use of the prizes awarded. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes.

ODDS OF WINNING:

The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the applicable prize period.

GENERAL CONDITIONS:

A Prize Winner is solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes on prizes. Sponsor will issue to each Prize Winner an IRS Form 1099 for the retail value for tax reporting purposes.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY; WAIVER:

Sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost entries, or for theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information or any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Contest. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest and select winner(s) from among all eligible entries received prior to the cancellation. Any and all claims made by any entrant or participant in the Contest shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorney’s fees. ENTRANTS WAIVE ANY CLAIMS FOR PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL AND
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

APPLICABLE LAW:
THE CONNECTICUT COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE CONTEST AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT SHALL GOVERN THE CONTEST. EACH ENTRANT/PARTICIPANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THOSE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMIT TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS.

WINNERS LIST:

The name of the winners will be announced directly on-site and on facebook.com/bornfootwear. The name of the winners may also be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: H. H. Brown Shoe Company, Inc., 124 West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830, Attn: We Wear Born Contest Administrator.

OFFICIAL RULES:
For a copy of the Official Rules, print this web page or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: H. H. Brown Shoe Company, Inc., 124 West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830, Attn: We Wear Born Contest Administrator. Vermont residents may omit return postage.

SPONSOR:

H. H. Brown Shoe Company, Inc., located at 124 West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830, is the sponsor of this Contest.

Born Footwear is a registered or licensed trademark of H. H. Brown Shoe Company, Inc.

THIS PROMOTION IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH, FACEBOOK, TWITTER, OR INSTAGRAM.