INKKAS EXPRESS YOURSELF SHOE ART CONTEST RULES
PLEASE READ THESE RULES CAREFULLY PRIOR TO PARTICIPATION OR ENTRY. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARYTO PARTICIPATE, ENTER, OR WIN. OPEN ONLY TO
INDIVIDUALS (AGES 18 AND OVER OR AGES 13-17 WITH PARENT PERMISSION) WHO ARE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
The Inkkas Express Yourself Shoe Art Contest (the”Contest") is created and sponsored by Global Footwear, LLC, trading as Inkkas or
or ”lnkkas"). By participating in the Contest, you agree to the terms and conditions of the Inkkas website, which are available at https://inkkascom/pages
/terms—conditions, incorporated herein by reference, and that your participation will be governed by, and you shall abide by, all ofthe following rules
(the ”Contest Rules") outlined herein.
1.ELIGIBILITY. The Contest is open only to individuals who (a) are legal residents of the United States or the District of Columbia, and (b) as of the date of
the individual’s first Entry, are at least thirteen (13) years old with permission from a parent or legal guardian, or are at least eighteen (18) years old. Sponsor
in its discretion may require a person who submits an Entry ("Participant") to provide verification of eligibility. The following individuals are not eligible to
enter or win the Contest: current or former (within the immediately preceding 12 months) employees, officers, directors, and contractors of Inkkas, and
anyone involved in the administration of the Contest, and any member of the immediate family (i.e., a parent, sibling, child or grandchild) or household of
any of the foregoing individuals.
2. ENTRY PERIOD. Entries will be accepted starting at 12:01 am. Paciﬁc Time, February 1 S, 2022 and ending 11:59 pm: Paciﬁc Time, March 25, 2022 (the
”Entry Period”).The timestamp generated by Instagram shall be the ofﬁcial time—keeping device forThe Contest.
3. ENTRY GUIDELINES: Each Entry must depict only the Participant’s own, original art on a blank shoe (just the left orthe right shoe, or the pair). In other
words, the completed shoe art must represent only the work ofthe Participant.The Entry cannot include any content that violates or infringes upon the
intellectual property or other rights of any third party (including but not limited to rights of publicity, privacy, patent, trademark, copyright, or libel,
defamation or slander). By way of example only, do not use in your shoe art the names or logos ofany shoe companies other than Inkkas, favorite bands,
celebrities or athletes, etc. Other than the shoes themselves, the Entry should not include any content that is not owned by the Participant. If Inkkas, in its
sole discretion, suspects such violation/infringement ofthird party rights, the entry will be disqualiﬁed.While Participants may use any materials to create
the shoe art, no photography or media work attached to the shoes will be accepted.
4. How to Enter: All Entries shall be submitted through Instagram. Individuals must have or open an Instagram account in orderto participate in the Contest.
Each Participant may submit only one Entry (meaning only one Entry will be permitted per Instagram Account). Instagram accounts are subject to the
Instagram terms and conditions. A Participant’s Instagram account must not be set to “private"(lnkkas can only see your“public" photographs).
To enter, complete the following steps:
- (1) Follow @InkkasWorldwear on Instagram;
- (2) Post to Instagram at least one photograph, and no more than five, of your original shoe art. At least one photograph of your shoe art should be
taken against a solid background;
- (3) Include the hashtags #InkkasWorldwear and #shoecontest22 in the caption of the photograph; and
- (4) Include a caption that describes your shoe art and what inspired you to create it.
By using the hashtags #InkkasWorldwear and #shoecontest22 to submit an Entry, you warrant and represent that your Entry photograph is original and does
not infringe the intellectual property rights ofany third party, you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to publish and
exploit the Entry photograph, the Entry does not feature trademarks, logos, or brand names other than Inkkas, and the Entry is not made for any improper
purpose such as to intimidate or harass any individual orto ridicule, disparage, or embarrass Inkkas.
By using the hashtag #InkkasWorldwear to submit an Entry, you also grant Inkkas a non-exclusive perpetual license throughout the universe to use and
exploit (including without limitation by reproduction, distribution, public display, adaptation, communication to the public, and/or public performance,
and including for commercial purposes) the Entry photograph in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including any of Inkkas social media
accounts, mobile application, the Inkkas websites, emails to Inkkas’ customer list, advertisements, and the Inkkas blog. You further waive to the full extent
permitted by law any and all claims against Inkkas related to moral rights in the Entry photograph.
No Entry shall contain any language or imagery which Inkkas deems, in its sole and absolute discretion, to be inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful,
tortious, defamatory, or that promotes discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age. Inkkas reserves
the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Entry that contains any such language or imagery, or which otherwise may be in violation of any law.
Late, incomplete and/or inaccurate entries and entries not complying with all Rules are subject to disqualification. Any form of automated entry, including
by the use of macros, scripts or bots, will be disqualified. Furthermore, by entering, each Participant represents and warrants that each Entry complies with
these Contest Rules in full. Entries must not contain any material that Inkkas, in its sole discretion, deems inappropriate for public viewing and/or
determines is contrary to the Contest mission. Inkkas reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify and/or not accept any Entry that Sponsor
determines does not or is likely not to comply with these guidelines.
All Entries must be posted to Instagram no later than 11:59 pm Paciﬁc Time on March 25, 2022.
5. Judging Criteria: All Entries will bejudged by Inkkas personnel, to be selected by Inkkas at its sole discretion (the “Judges").The Judges shall select each
Winner using the following equally weighted criteria: (1 ) Originality; (2) Creativity; and (3) Inspiration supporting the shoe art, as described by the Participant
in the Entry (in the photograph caption). Decisions ofthe Judges are ﬁnal and binding.
6. Winner Notification, Requirements, and Grant of Rights: Inkkas, using the @InkkasWorldwear Instagram account, will notify Winner by making an
Instagram comment on the winning Entry (the “Notiﬁcation"), by April 5, 2022.To claim the Prize, Winner must respond to the Notiﬁcation within forty-eight
(48) hours of its posting by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with the Winner’s full legal name, hom (US. city and state), phone number, and email addresses.
The Winner must also, within forty-eight (48) hours of Notiﬁcation, return a declaration of eligi lity and grant Ikkas in writing a royalty-free, irrevocable,
transferrable, sublicensable, and non-exclusive perpetual license throughout the universe for use in any and all media whether now known or hereafter
devised to use and exploit (including without limitation by reproduction, distribution, public display, adaptation, communication to the public, and/or public
performance, and including for commercial purposes) the Entry photograph(s), waive to the full extent permitted by law any and all claims against Inkkas
related to moral rights in the Entry, and except where prohibited, grant written permission to have the Winners name, likeness and identity used for
promotional purposes by Inkkas without additional compensation.
If there is a dispute as to the identity ofan entrant, the Prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the Instagram account associated with the
winning Entry, as registered with Instagram. Inkkas shall have no liability for a Winner’s failure to receive notices due to Winner’s failure to check Instagram;
due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings; or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. Inkkas may in its
discretion announce the name of the potential winner on www.inkkas.com, social media websites, or in other forms of communication.The receipt by any
Winner of the prize offered in this Contest is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations.
The failure of a potential winnerto promptly prove eligibility, sign the required declaration and grant of rights in the Entry, or Inkkas’inability to contact the
potential winner, will result in immediate disqualiﬁcation and selection of an alternative winner.
ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR'S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER'S DISQUALIFICATION
AS WINNER OF THE CONTEST AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
7. Prizes: There shall be three (3) prizes awarded to three eligible Winners during the Entry Period (the ”Prize"). Each Prize will consist of one online gift card
to Inkkas.com in the amount of $300.00 (Prize ARV: $300.00). No cash or other prize substitutions are permitted except at Sponsor's sole discretion.The prize
is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including, without limitation, any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility
ofthe Winner. Gift card shall be subject to the terms and conditions delivered with the online gift card.
8. Limitation of Liability: By entering, each Participant agrees to hold harmless Inkkas and its subsidiaries, afﬁliates, advertising and promotion agencies,
partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, ofﬁcers and directors (all ofthe foregoing, the"Sponsor Parties") from any liability, illness,
injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such Participant’s
participation in the Contest and/or Participant's acceptance, possession, use, or misuse ofany prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures ofany kind,
including but not limited any loss or damage to any Entry, (iii) the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iv) the
unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions ortelephone or Internet service; (v) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process
orthe Contest; (vi) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration ofthe Contest or the processing of Entries; to the maximum extent
allowed by law. Somejurisdictions may not permit certain liability limitations or waivers. Ifany court determines the law of such a jurisdiction applies, our
liability shall be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
9. All Decisions Final: All decisions of Sponsor and Sponsor Parties are ﬁnal and binding in all respects.
THE CONTEST IS GOVERNED BYTHE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ANDTHE STATE OF MARYLAND, WITHOUT RESPECTTO CONFLICT
OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in the Contest, to the fullest extent allowed by law, Participant agrees that any and all disputes, claims,
causes of action or controversies arising out of or in connection with The Contest, shall be resolved in arbitration individually and without resort to collective,
class, or aggregate action, as set forth in the Terms and Conditions ofthe Inkkas.com website. By registering and/or submitting an Entry, each Participant
irrevocably waives, to the greatest extent allowed by law, any right to seek and/or obtain rescission and/or equitable and/or injunctive relief. Further, in any
such dispute, under no circumstances will Participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, or
consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’fees, other than Participant’s actual out—of—pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering
the Contest), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY, IN NO EVENT WILL THE SPONSOR OR THE SPONSOR PARTIES BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTICIPANT OR ANY
THIRD PARTY FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF REVENUES, LOST PROFITS, LOST CAPITAL OR OVERHEAD,WHETHER
BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, WHETHER OR NOT SPONSOR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY
OF SUCH DAMAGES.
11. General Terms and Conditions: All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply, and the Contest is void where prohibited. Inkkas reserves the
right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non—authorized human intervention,
fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct ofthe Contest. In such case, Inkkas may
select the recipients from all eligible Entries received priorto and/or after (ifappropriate) the action taken by Inkkas. Inkkas reserves the right at its sole
discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or who violates these
Contest Rules. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, mutilated, misdirected, misdelivered, or delayed Entries, or for
technical or human errors or failures ofany kind in connection with the submission, transmission, processing or selection of Entries or the winning Entry,
including without limitation any malfunctions or failures of computer hardware, computer software, networks or telephone equipment or any technical
problems or trafﬁc congestion on the Internet or at any website or late, lost, damaged, or postage due mail, or any combination thereof. Caution: Any
attempt by a person to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation ofthe Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and
should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent ofthe law. Sponsor is not responsible
for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration ofthe Contest, or in the announcement ofthe Prize. Sponsor shall not be
responsible for retaining copies of any Entry. These Contest Rules set forth the entire agreement and understanding between Sponsor and Participant
concerning the subject matter hereofand merges and supersedes all prior discussions, agreements, and understandings ofany kind between them.
Notwithstanding anything contained herein to the contrary, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, at any future time to terminate, modify, or
suspend the Contest for any reason, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Participant shall be deemed an independent contractor and nothing contained herein s
hall constitute this arrangement to be employment, a joint venture, or a partnership. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any provision ofthese Contest Rules shall
not constitute a waiver ofany provision contained herein. Ifany provision of these Rules is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent
jurisdiction or appointed arbitrator, such determination shall in no way affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision herein.The titles of Sections
ofthese Contest Rules are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal effect. The word “including" is used in these Contest Rules to mean “including
but not limited to."
12. Name of Winner : Winner(s) will be announced, and name ofWinner(s) made available on the Inkkas.com website, social media account, and/or Inkkas
blog, by April 5, 2022.
13. Disclaimer: The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram, and in no instance shall Instagram and its
subsidiaries, afﬁliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, ofﬁcers and directors (all of
the foregoing, the “Instagram Parties“) be liable for any disputes, claims, causes of action or controversies arising out of or in connection with the Contest.