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  • Takara Turns 100 Contest


    1. Sponsor
    The Contest is sponsored by Takara Belmont USA, Inc., 101 Belmont Drive, Somerset, N.J. 08873.

    2. Eligibility Requirements
    The Celebrate with Takara Belmont #TakaraTurns100 Contest (“Contest”) is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18-years old at the time of entry. Employees of Sponsor, those involved in the production, development, implementation, handling advertising or promotion of the Contest, any agents acting for, or on behalf of the above entities, their respective parent companies, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, service providers, prize suppliers any other person or entity associated with the Contest and/or the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members (whether related or not) of each such employee, are not eligible. All U.S. federal, state and local, provincial, and municipal laws and regulations apply. The salon, spa or barbershop must be located in the continental United States with a valid and current business license. Contest is void where prohibited by law.

    3. Agreement to Official Rules
    Participation in this Contest constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest, including, but not limited to, interpretation and application of these Official Rules, whether an entry is received timely, whether the winner is eligible, or whether a person entering should be disqualified. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

    4. Contest Period
    The Contest begins on June 15, 2021 at 8:00 AM EDT and ends on April 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM EDT, subject to extension by the Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion (“Contest Period”). Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Period will be disallowed. Submissions will be accepted for during the Contest Period in accordance with paragraph 5 below.

    5. Contest Website
    The Contest Website is:

    6. How to Enter
    This method of entry will be available online by visiting the Contest Website and following the directions provided to fill out the entry information, and submit.

    Limit one entry per person, per email address, and per household for the duration of the Contest Period, regardless of method of entry. Entries received from any person, e-mail address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged, returned, or preserved.

    All entries that are posted on the Contest Website are available to be viewed by anyone with access to the Internet. Each entrant acknowledges that other entrants may have created ideas and concepts contained in their Entry that may have familiarities or similarities to his/her own submission, and that he/she will not be entitled to any compensation or right to negotiate with the Sponsor because of these familiarities or similarities.

    7. License
    Entrant hereby grants to Sponsor and its affiliated companies, a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, no-cost license and right to use, reuse, edit, alter, modify and otherwise exploit the information and captured content submitted as part of the Contest, and all images, video, text and materials depicted therein, in whole or in part, in any manner or medium now or hereafter known or devised and in any and all languages, for all merchandising, advertising, marketing and promotion activities to promote Sponsor’s brand, products and services worldwide, including, without limitation, release on the Contest Website, social media, industry trades and conferences, print/digital advertising, printed materials and other public channels, without having to give any notification, compensation or attribution to entrants except for awarding of the recognition and prizes in this Contest if the entrant is selected as honoree.

    8. Photographs
    Photographs may not contain or depict someone smoking or intoxicated, contain an advertisement or a solicitation of any business, or include an impersonation of someone. Photographs may not contain unsafe behavior or situations, profanity, nudity, pornographic images or sexual themes, graphic violence, defamatory or libelous statements or material considered illegal. Photographs containing any such aspects and/or that are in violation of the law or otherwise deemed by Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, to be prejudicial to Sponsor or inappropriate in any way will be disqualified. Photographs determined, in Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion, to infringe on any intellectual property rights or other rights will be disqualified.

    If any photographs submitted by entrant contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, and/or if any persons appear in the photograph, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the photograph, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the exhibition and use of the photograph in the manner set forth in these Official Rules without additional compensation. If any person appearing in any photograph is under the age of majority in their state/province/territory of residence, the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on each release. Upon Sponsor's request, each entrant must be prepared to provide (within 7 calendar days of receipt of Sponsor's request) a signed release from all persons who appear in the photograph submitted, and/or from the owner of any material that appears in the photograph entry, authorizing Sponsor to reproduce, distribute, display, and create derivative works of the entry in connection with this Contest and promotion of this Contest, in any media now or hereafter known. All releases must be in the form provided by Sponsor. Failure to provide such releases upon request may result in disqualification at any time during the Contest and selection of an alternate winner.

    9. Prize Drawing
    On or about November 30, 2021, Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, will select Contest winners from among all eligible entries received. Sponsor will attempt to notify the selected winners via telephone or email on or about November 30, 2021. If any selected winner cannot be contacted within 5-days after the date of the first attempt to contact him/her, Sponsor may select an alternate winner in his/her place from the remaining non-winning, eligible entries.

    10. Winner Notification
    The selected winners will be notified by email, mail or phone. Each selected prize winner (parent/legal guardian if a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to complete, electronically sign and submit a Declaration of Compliance within 5-days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance within the required time period (if applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable, such selected winner forfeits his/her prize. If the selected winner is at least 18-years of age, but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, who will be required to sign the Declaration of Compliance on the selected winners behalf and fulfill any other requirements imposed on winners set forth herein. Selected winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a selected winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner selected by Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, from among all remaining eligible entries. Only 3 alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain unawarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the Contest.

    11. Prizes
    Prizes (including each prize’s approximate retail value) available to be won in this Contest will be posted on the Contest Website. No cash or other substitution may be made, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value if the prize is not available for any reason as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion. Winners are solely responsible for any taxes and fees associated with receipt or use of a prize.

    12. General Conditions
    In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion, Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Contest and, in the event of termination, award the prizes from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the Contest Website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorney's fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In case of a dispute as to the owner of an entry, entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the screen name from which the entry is made. The 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 responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

    13. Release and Limitations of Liability
    By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, and each of its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Contest, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or mis-communications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application, the processing of entries application downloads or in any Contest-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Contest or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney's fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

    14. Disputes
    Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by an appropriate court in the state of New Jersey. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of New Jersey, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of New Jersey.

    15. Contest Publicity
    By participating, each entrant grants Sponsor permission to use his/her name, likeness or comments for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.

    16. Contest Marketing
    All participants consent to receive e-mail, direct mail, phone, SMS or any other marketing and/or advertising communications from Sponsor. The information provided is intended for Sponsor only, and all information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor's privacy policy: Sponsor reserves the right to contact participants regarding the selected winners and enter entrants into Sponsor's e-mail marketing newsletter.

    17. Contest Results
    The names of the Contest winners will be posted on the Contest Website.

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