Official Rules and Regulations Official Rules and Regulations
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. A
PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. BY ENTERING
THIS CONTEST, ENTRANTS ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
1. Eligibility. This contest (“Contest”) is open to registered users of Polyvore who are legal residents of at least one of
the fifty U.S. states or the District of Columbia and 18 years of age or older. Officers, directors, and employees of
Polyvore, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), Yale University Press, FIT and any other party having responsibility for the development or
administration of this Contest, and the immediate family members (i.e., parents, children, siblings, spouse) of the
foregoing, are prohibited from entering the Contest. Any violation of the Official Rules may result in disqualification.
The Sponsor has no obligation to notify violators of their disqualification.
2. Entry Period. Contest begins at 12:00am PST on October 12, 2012 and ends at 11:59pm PST on October 16,
2012 (the “Entry Period”). All entries must be received during the Entry Period.
3. How to Enter the Contest. Entrants visit the Sponsor’s website at http://www.polyvore.com to create an outfit or
collage (hereafter referred to as a “Set”) using the tools provided on the website. Entrants follow instructions posted
on the website to submit Sets for the Contest during the Entry Period (each such Set is hereafter referred to as an
“Entry”). Entrants may submit an unlimited number of Entries. Entrants represent and warrant that their Entries are
the original works of such entrant, have not been copied from others, and do not violate the rights of any other person
Sponsor, which can be found at http://www.polyvore.com/cgi/privacy-policy. Entries will be deemed submitted by the
authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized 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 institute) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the
domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
4. Winner Selection & Notification. The winner will be selected by the Sponsor. The winning Entry will be judged
based on creativity, positive representation of contest theme, composition and style expertise. The winner will be
announced on the Polyvore contest page on or about September 6 (the “Decision Deadline”). The Sponsor will
attempt to contact each winner by email (“Selection Notification”) within 14 days of the Decision Deadline at the email
address provided in the entrant information. Recipients of Selection Notifications must respond to the Selection
Notification within seven (7) days from the date the Selection Notification has been sent. If a winner does not respond
within that time, the winner forfeits all rights to the prize and an alternate winner may be selected. The winner must
meet the eligibility requirements for the Contest as described above. The Sponsor will determine whether the winner
who has responded to the Selection Notification within the time allowed meets those requirements. A winner who
does not meet the eligibility requirements for the Contest will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected.
All decisions of the judges regarding this Contest are final and binding in all respects. Contest is void where
5. Prizes. The winner will receive (1) Ivy Style book. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $48. No substitution of prizes is permitted except by Sponsor.
6. Taxes. All federal, state and/or local income and other taxes, related to the acceptance and/or use of the prize, if
any, are a winner’s sole responsibility. The Sponsor shall not have any obligation to pay any taxes related to
awarding the prizes.
7. Ownership and License. All entry materials (including Entries) become the property of the Sponsor and will not be
acknowledged or returned. Entry into this Contest constitutes entrant’s irrevocable and perpetual permission and
consent, without further compensation or attribution, to use, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, print,
publish, transmit, distribute, sell, perform, adapt, enhance, and display such Entry for any purpose, including but not
limited to editorial, advertising, trade, commercial, and publicity purposes by the Sponsor, and/or others authorized by
the Sponsor, in any and all media now in existence or hereinafter created, throughout the world, for the duration of the copyright in the Entry. The Sponsor, and/or others authorized by Sponsor shall have the right to edit, adapt, and
modify the Entry.
8. Release. By entering the Contest, entrant releases Sponsor, Yale University Press, FIT and any of their respective
parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agencies (collectively, the "Released
Parties") from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries,
losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Contest or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance,
possession, use of or inability to use any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and
damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy,
defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort
(including negligence), warranty or other theory.
9. Use of Winner’s Name, Likeness, etc. Except where prohibited by law, entry into the Contest constitutes
permission to use winner's name, address, likeness and/or prize information, without limitation, for promotional
purposes without further permission or compensation. As a condition of being awarded any prize, except where
prohibited by law, the winner may be required to execute a consent to the use of his/her name, address, likeness
and/or prize information, without limitation, for promotional purposes without further permission or compensation.
10. Affidavit & Release. As a condition of being awarded any prize, the winner will be required to execute and deliver
to Sponsor a signed affidavit of eligibility and acceptance of these Official Rules and release of liability.
11. Winners List; Rules Request. For a copy of the winners list, send a stamped, self-addressed, business-size
envelope after October 16, 2012 and before November 16, 2013 to Sponsor at the address listed below , Attn: Ivy Style
Editorial Contest Winners List. To obtain a copy of these rules, send a stamped, self-addressed businesssize envelope to Sponsor at the address listed below. Residents of VT
may omit return postage.
12. Consent and Indemnification. Entrants are solely responsible for their own actions and agree to defend, indemnify
and hold harmless the Sponsor, Facebook, their parents, subsidiaries, divisions and related companies and the
officers, directors, employees, agents, successors, assigns and licensees from any liability for losses, damages or
injuries arising in connection with their participation in the Contest or the award of a prize.
13. Disclaimer. The Sponsor and Facebook are not responsible for errors in the administration or fulfillment of this
Contest, including without limitation mechanical, human, printing, distribution or production errors, and may modify or
cancel this Contest based upon such error at its sole discretion without liability. THE SPONSOR AND FACEBOOK
MAKE NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR GUARANTEES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN
LAW, AS REGARDS THIS CONTEST OR THE MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR ANY COMPONENT OF ANY PRIZE.
14. Disqualification, Cancellation and Modifications. Entries that are lost, received after the Entry Period, misdirected,
incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received, for any reason, including by reason of hardware, software, browser, or
network failure, malfunction, congestion, or incompatibility at the Sponsor’s servers or elsewhere, will not be eligible
for consideration in the Contest. The Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person that it
determines has violated Sponsor’s terms of service (currently located at http://www.polyvore.com/cgi/terms-ofservice), Sponsor’s Community Guidelines (currently located at http://help.polyvore.com/entries/20927627-
community-guidelines), or the Official Contest Rules, tampered with the entry process, the integrity of the voting
process, or the operation of the Sponsor’s web site. Use of bots or other automated processes to enter the Contest is
prohibited and may result in disqualification at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. The Sponsor further reserves the
right to cancel, terminate or modify the Contest if it is not capable of completion as planned, including by reason of
infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, force majeure or technical failures of any
15. Miscellaneous. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is not
available to those residing in jurisdictions where such contests are prohibited. Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State of
California. All disputes arising out of or connected with this Contest will be resolved individually, and without resort to
class action, exclusively by binding arbitration under the auspices of JAMS (Judicial Arbitration and Mediation
Service) in Santa Clara, California. These Official Rules will bind all contestants, and their respective heirs,
representatives, successors and permitted assigns. These Official Rules supersede any prior oral or written
agreements relating to rules or procedures for the Contest. These Official Rules may be changed at any time, but
only by the Sponsor and only by posting new rules on the Sponsor’s web site. These Official Rules will not be
construed to impose upon the Sponsor any obligations for any losses, debts or other obligations incurred by any
16. Sponsor. This Contest is sponsored by Polyvore, Inc., with its principal place of business at 100 View Street Suite
101, Mountain View, CA 94041.