Application Terms

By submitting an application (“Application”) to be selected for the #SephoraSquadME (“Program”), you (“Applicant”) agree to abide by these Application Terms, the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, and the decisions of Sephora Middle East, FZE. (“Sephora”) and its affiliates and designees, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Program. In the event of a dispute between these Application Terms and the Terms of Use, these Application Terms shall govern over any matter directly related to this Program or materials submitted as part of this Program.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: Applicants must be legal residents of United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, State of Qatar, Kingdom of Bahrain, Oman and State of Kuwait, and at least 18 years or older. Employees, temporary workers of Sephora, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, and/or advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible.

USE OF MATERIALS CREATED/PROVIDED BY SEPHORA (E.G., INSTAGRAM STORIES): Upon submitting an Application, using Applicant’s Instagram profile photo and content from Applicant’s Instagram feed (“Applicant Content”), Sephora may create materials, including, but not limited to, (i) an Instagram Story for Applicant to share on Applicant’s Instagram feed and (ii) a page on the Site where Applicant’s followers can leave a testimonial about Applicant (“Sephora Materials”). All right, title and interest in the Sephora Materials (including Sephora’s name, logo and any other trademarks but excluding the Applicant Content) are owned by Sephora. Sephora is providing the Applicant with a limited license to use the Sephora Materials solely in connection with promoting the Applicant’s participation in this Program. The Sephora Materials should not be used for any other purpose. Sephora reserves the right to disqualify any Applicant who violates this grant of rights. Applicants agree and hereby warrant that they shall, as appropriate, disclose in all postings or uploads (including video posts / uploads) on internet or social media accounts owned or controlled by Applicant the fact that Applicant is posting for an opportunity to become a #SephoraSquadME member; and such disclosures must comply with any applicable instructions or directions provided by Sephora.

GRANT OF RIGHTS TO APPLICATION: By submitting an Application, without limiting the generality of any of the foregoing, Applicants agree and hereby grant to Sephora and its affiliates, designees, successors, licensees and assigns an unlimited, perpetual, irrevocable, assignable, royalty-free, fully paid-up license to reproduce, distribute, create derivative works of, edit, alter, display, exhibit, combine with other materials, exploit and otherwise use the Application (and agrees to waive all moral rights thereto), and all elements embodied therein, in whole or in part, in any manner and in any and all media now known or hereafter devised (including on Sephora’s website and social media pages) throughout the universe for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation, for commercial purposes, without compensation or notification to, or permission from, entrant or any third party.

APPLICANT SCREENING AND SELECTION PROCESS: All Program Materials will be reviewed by Sephora. Potential #SephoraSquadME member, if any, will be contacted by email or telephone and will be required to execute and return an Influencer Agreement within a time period specified by Sephora. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, a potential SephoraSquad member cannot be contacted within a reasonable time period or is not in compliance with these Application Terms, such potential SephoraSquad member will be disqualified. #SephoraSquadME members that are selected, retained and/or who execute an Influencer Agreement with Sephora as a result of this Program will not be employees of Sephora.

USE OF DATA: Sephora will be collecting personal data about Applicants. By participating in the Program, Applicants hereby agree to Sephora’s collection and usage of their personal information. As this website is operated from and hosted on servers, in the United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, State of Qatar, Kingdom of Bahrain, State of Kuwait and France (“Territories”), personal information that Applicants provide will be transferred and stored on servers in the Territories. You agree that by providing your personal information to enter this Program, your personal information may be subject to access requests from, and may be disclosed to, governments, courts or law enforcement in the Territories in complying with applicable laws in the Territories.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Void where prohibited by law. This Program is subject to all applicable federal, territorial and local laws. By submitting an Application, Applicants agree (a) to release, discharge, hold harmless and indemnify Sephora, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, Instagram, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind (including, without limitation, arising from claims based upon copyright infringement, invasion of privacy, defamation, or right of publicity) to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from Applicant’s participation in the Program, Application Process and/or the use of any Program Terms, in whole or in part, in any manner by Sephora in connection with the Program; and (b) to the use by Sephora, its affiliates and its designees of Applicants’ names, biographical information, cities and states, provinces or territories of residence, photographs (including, without limitation, profile photos) images and/or likenesses for advertising, publicity, promotional and trade purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, in any manner, worldwide in perpetuity, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from Applicants or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered or garbled Applications or emails; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Program or the Application Process, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Application Process or in any Application or Program-related materials. 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 Application process or the Program. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Application process or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Application process or website, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Application Terms, as solely determined by Sephora, will be disqualified. Sephora reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Program at any time and for any reason. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SEPHORA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.