Rules for #GifRespect Challenge

Official Rules for #GifRespect Challenge

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. Eligibility
#gifRespectContest (the “Contest”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia) and Puerto Rico who are at least thirteen (13) years old at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of Futures Without Violence, Funworks, Macy’s Inc., AKQA, IID or any of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, or any other company or individual involved with the design, production execution or distribution of the Contest and their immediate family (spouse, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and step-children) and household members (people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year) of each such employee are not eligible. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

2. Sponsor
Futures Without Violence, formerly, Family Violence Prevention Fund, 100 Montgomery Street, The Presidio, San Francisco, CA 94129.

3. Contest Entry Period
The Contest begins on October 13, 2015 at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on November 20, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. PT (the “Contest Entry Period”). The Contest Entry Period consists of 6 weekly entries period. Sponsor is the official time keeper for this Contest.

4. How to Enter
During the Contest Entry Period create a meme, gif or video (“Weekly Entry”) that promotes positive and respectful behavior online. Then upload the meme, gif or video through Twitter, Instagram, or Vinewith the hashtag #gifRespect (required) and tag @WithoutViolence (optional) and @Macys (optional). The Weekly Entry along with the hashtag #gifRespect and @WithoutViolence and @Macys (optional) will constitute your entry for the weekly prize. You can add a filter to the original Photo/Video to further stylize your Entry. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same social media account. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant. All Entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Do not use the hashtag #gifRespect for purposes other than participation in the Contest. For an entry to be eligible on Twitter, Instagram, or Vine profiles must be set to “public” to win.

5. Weekly Prize Winners
With your Weekly Entry you will automatically be entered to win a weekly prize. One winner will be selected each week. The weekly winners will be selected randomly. The entry period for the weekly winner determination dates are as follows:

Week Start Date at 12:00 a.m. PT End Date at 11:59 p.m. PT Weekly Winner Determined Date
Week 1 Tue. – Oct. 13 – 2015 Sun. – Oct. 18 – 2015 Mon. – Oct. 19 – 2015
Week 2 Mon. – Oct. 19 – 2015 Sun. – Oct. 25 – 2015 Mon. – Oct. 26 – 2015
Week 3 Mon. – Oct. 26 – 2015 Sun. – Nov. 1 – 2015 Mon. – Nov. 2 – 2015
Week 4 Mon. – Nov. 2 – 2015 Sun. – Nov. 8 – 2015 Mon. – Nov. 9 – 2015
Week 5 Mon. – Nov. 9 – 2015 Sun. – Nov. 15 – 2015 Mon. – Nov. 16 – 2015
Week 6 Mon. – Nov. 16 – 2015 Fri. – Nov. 20 – 2015 Mon. – Nov. 23 – 2015

Limit of one weekly prize per person.

6. ALL POTENTIAL CONTEST WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE CONTEST.

7. Verification of Potential Winners
The potential prize winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The potential winners will be notified by direct message via the social platform they used to enter on or about the day of the selection. The potential winners will be required to sign and return to Sponsor, within three (3) days of the date notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility, and liability/publicity release (except where prohibited) in order to claim his/her prize if applicable. If the potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period (if applicable), or if the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. In the event that a potential winner of a Contest prize is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the applicable prize to an alternate Finalist.

7. Verification of Potential Winners
The potential prize winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The potential winners will be notified by direct message via the social platform they used to enter on or about the day of the selection. The potential winners will be required to sign and return to Sponsor, within three (3) days of the date notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility, and liability/publicity release (except where prohibited) in order to claim his/her prize if applicable. If the potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period (if applicable), or if the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. In the event that a potential winner of a Contest prize is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the applicable prize to an alternate Finalist.

8. Weekly Prizes
One (1) prize will be awarded each week for a total of six (6) weekly prizes. Each weekly prize winner will receive a one hundred dollar ($100) Macy’s shopping spree and the chance to have your submission widely promoted throughout social media. No warranty or guarantee will be given by Sponsor with respect to the prize. Any and all guarantees and warranties are subject to the manufacturers or service provider’s terms and conditions, and the winner agrees to look solely to such entity for any such warranty or guarantee claim. Prize is non-transferable. No substitution, cash redemption, assignment or transfer of prize permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute a prize with another prize of greater or equal value. All federal, state and local taxes, if any, related to a prize are the responsibility of the individual winner. Winners are solely responsible for any taxes on their respective prizes, and winners who receive a prize valued at $600 or more will be issued an IRS Form 1099 for the value of the prize.

9. Entry Conditions and Release
By entering, each participant (parent/legal guardian if the participant is a minor) agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and/or Judges which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Contest; (b) release and hold harmless the Sponsor and its respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, the prize suppliers and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Contest, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Contest, acceptance or use or misuse of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Sponsor from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorneys fees) arising out of or relating to an entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or entrant’s acceptance, use or misuse of prize.