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Shape and Eddie Bauer Instagram Takeover Sweepstakes: Official Rules



1. ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open to individual legal residents of the United States of America who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Directors, officers, shareholders, employees, and agents of Sponsor and of Eddie Bauer, as well as directors, officers, shareholders, employees, and agents of advertising and/or promotional partners and agencies of Sponsor, and the immediate families (spouse, parents, children, siblings, and their spouses) of each of the foregoing, are not eligible. Void outside of the 50 United States and DC, and where prohibited by law.

2. SPONSOR: The Sponsor of the "Instagram Takeover Social Sweepstakes” (“Sweepstakes”) is American Media, Inc. (“Sponsor”), 4 New York Plaza, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10004.

3. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins on September 24, 2014 at 12:01 A.M. (ET) on and ends on September 24, 2014 at 11:59 P.M. (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

4. ENTRY: During the Sweepstakes Period, sign in to your Instagram accounts. If you do not have an account, visit to create one. Accounts are free. All terms and conditions of apply. Once logged onto your chosen account, follow the links and instructions to become a follower of @SHAPE_Magazine and @EddieBauer.
Users will be asked to Like up to seven (7) posts from SHAPE during the Sweepstakes Period via Instagram. Posts will include the @EddieBauer handle, #LiveYourAdventure hashtag and feature the SHAPE Resident Runner. Limit one entry per person. All entries must be made via Instagram. No other form of entry is permitted and will not be accepted. All entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period.
Entrant is responsible for all fees charged by any Internet Service Provider. Upon their receipt, entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Entries are void if received through illegitimate channels or if they are the result of fraud.

5. SUBMITTED MATERIALS: By Liking the SHAPE posts, each entrant represents and warrants that: no additional Photo or Comment will be included in post. Sponsor and Eddie Bauer. Inc. will not accept any liability for any content entrant or any third party submits. Sponsor and Eddie Bauer, Inc. are not obligated to monitor, edit or remove any content submitted. Entrants agree to indemnify, defend and hold Sponsor, Eddie Bauer, Inc., and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent companies, licensors, advertising and promotional agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents harmless against any and all liabilities, losses, damages, claims, debts, investigations, fines, penalties, costs, expenses and settlements (including attorneys’ fees and costs of litigation, settlement, judgment, interest and penalties) arising out of or related to a breach of the foregoing representations and warranties or from the Review. Entrants grant to Sponsor and Eddie Bauer, Inc. an irrevocable, non-exclusive, world-wide, fully-paid, perpetual, and fully sub-licensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display the Like throughout the world in any media, without prior notice, approval or compensation. Entrants otherwise will retain all rights to their Like, and the Sponsor’s or Eddie Bauer, Inc.’s publication of their Like will not limit their use and ability to further market the Like. Each entrant agrees that Sponsor or Eddie Bauer, Inc. has no obligation to use or continue using such entrant’s Like. Likes that do not comply with these Official Rules or that otherwise contain prohibited or inappropriate content as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will be disqualified and will not be considered for the prize. Sponsor makes the final determination as to which entries are eligible to take part in this Sweepstakes and may be considered for the prizes. Certain Likes may be featured from time to time on the Sweepstakes website during the Sweepstakes, in Sponsor’s sole discretion; being selected as a featured Like is unrelated to the judging criteria (as described above) and does not guarantee selection as the prize winner in the Sweepstakes.

6. PRIZE WINNER SELECTION: On or about September 26, 2014, Sponsor will choose the winners by random drawing from among all eligible entries. On or about October 1, 2014 Sponsor will attempt to notify the winners by tagging them in a post from SHAPE_Magazine or SHAPE_Promotions on Instagram. Any prize notification that is returned as undeliverable, is otherwise unsuccessful, or is not accepted via email or telephone within 24 hours will result in disqualification, and Sponsor may select an alternate winner. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. Only the prizes set forth below will be awarded. In no event will Sponsor award more prizes than are provided for in these Official Rules.

One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive the following prize:
• Two (2) Eddie Bauer Gift Card 
• Select gear featured during the Instagram Takeover Sweeps

TOTAL ARV: $1,000
Four (4) Secondary Prize Winners will receive the following prize:
• One (1) Eddie Bauer Gift Card 
TOTAL ARV: $116 (per gift card)
Three (3) Secondary Prize Winners will receive the following prize:
• Select Eddie Bauer Gear featured during the Instagram Takeover Sweeps 
TOTAL ARV: $100 (per gear)
Prize winners is responsible for all expenses not listed in these rules and for payment of any applicable federal, state, and/or local taxes. Prize is not transferable. Cash redemption, exchange or substitution is not allowed except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor may substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any prize that is not available for any reason.

8. HOW TO CLAIM PRIZE: Sweepstakes winner may be required to sign and return to Sponsor an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and, where legal, a Publicity Release, and, if so, all required documents must be signed and returned to Sponsor within seven days of the date Sponsor sends them to winner. By accepting the prize, the winner grants permission to the Sponsor and Eddie Bauer, Inc. to use his or her name and/or photographs, likenesses, voices, any statement by winner, and biographical information for publicity and promotional purposes without further compensation unless prohibited by law.

9. ADDITIONAL TERMS: This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of New York. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, will be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards will be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses

10. WINNER LIST: For a winner list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address stated above. All requests must be received by January 1, 2015.  Residents of Vermont may omit return postage.

11. RELEASE: By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Eddie Bauer, Inc., and their respective subsidiaries and affiliates, its advertising and promotion agencies, and prize manufacturers and suppliers, and their respective directors, officers, shareholders, employees and/or agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, liability, losses, and expenses arising out of this Sweepstakes or acceptance, use, or misuse of the prize received in this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree that no claim relating to such claims, damages, liability, losses, and expenses will be asserted against the Sponsor, Eddie Bauer, Inc., any of its subsidiaries or affiliates, or their respective directors, officers, shareholders, employees and/or agents. By accepting a prize, winner agrees to release and hold the Sponsor and Eddie Bauer, Inc. harmless from any and all claims, damages, liability, losses, and expenses and actions of any kind resulting from the acceptance, possession or use of the prize, including without limitation, personal injuries, death, and property damage. 

12. CONDUCT: By entering this Sweepstakes entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Entrants further agree to be bound by the decisions of the Sponsor, which will be final and binding in all respects. The Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

13. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: The Sponsor, Eddie Bauer, Inc. and participating promotional agencies (and the subsidiaries and affiliates of each party) are not in any way responsible or liable for damage, loss, or injury resulting from altered, late, lost, damaged, misdirected, or illegible entries, or telephone, computer, online or technical malfunctions (including busy lines and disconnections), or acceptance and use of a prize or travel in connection with such prize. The Sponsor and Eddie Bauer, Inc. are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the processing of entries in the Sweepstakes. The Sponsor and Eddie Bauer, Inc. assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. The Sponsor and Eddie Bauer, Inc. are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of e-mail on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to entrants or to any other person’s computer related or resulting from participation or downloading materials in this Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor or Eddie Bauer, Inc., which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes. If Sponsor does so, Sponsor will award the prize in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the Sweepstakes termination and will post notice of the termination on its Instagram feed.


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