6 Seconds Could Win You $500! (WHAT?!)

Posted on Jun 23 2014 - 11:04am by Garret Stembridge

GreatSpaces Vine Contest









That’s right! We’re doing a Vine video contest and giving you the chance to win big!

First Place: $500 American Express Gift Card
Second Place: $250 American Express Gift Card
Third Place: $100 American Express Gift Card

Think of it this way: For a mere 6 seconds of work, you’re earning $500. Just sayin’.

Participation is easy! Simply:

  1. Follow the Extra Space Storage Vine page: https://vine.co/extraspace.
  2. Submit a vine video of your beautifully organized space and use the hashtag #GreatSpace.
  3. Don’t delay! Contest duration is June 23rd – July 13th (contest ends at 11:59 pm on July 13th).

Our three lucky winners will be selected by Extra Space Storage and announced on Wednesday July 16th.

What are we looking for, you ask? A beautifully organized space—whatever that means to you. (We should also mention that creativity and the overall size of the organized space will be taken into account when determining winners).

So what are you waiting for? Make the most of your next 6 seconds, get organizing…and show us what you’ve got on Vine!

Official Rules 2014


1.            Eligibility: The Extra Space Storage #GreatSpace Vine Contest (the “Contest”) is open only to permanent legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of their entry, and who already owned or had access to a mobile device capable of taking a video and accessing/utilizing the Vine and Twitter services (hereinafter an “Eligible Device”), prior to learning of this Contest. Franchisees and employees, directors and officers of Extra Space Storage. (“Sponsor”), Likeable Media (“Administrator”), and any of their respective affiliates, franchisees, parents, subsidiary companies, and advertising and promotion agencies, as well as Twitter, inc. and Vine Labs, inc. (collectively, the “Released Parties”),and members of the immediate families (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or those living in the same household, of any of the foregoing are not eligible. Void where prohibited, or otherwise restricted by law. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. By participating in the Contest, you agree that: (1) you have read and understand the Official Rules; (2) you meet the eligibility requirements as explained in these Official Rules; (3) you accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules, to Sponsor’s Conditions of Use, Legal Notices and Privacy Policy as published at http://www.extraspace.com/ and to Twitter, Inc.’s and Vine Labs, Inc.’s terms of use and privacy policies (http://vine.co/privacy/ and https://twitter.com/privacy), which are all incorporated herein by reference, and (4) you unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by the decisions of Sponsor and Administrator, whose decisions shall be final and binding in all respects. Vine Labs, Inc. (“Vine”) and Twitter, Inc. (“Twitter”) are not sponsors of this Contest and in no way endorse or are responsible for the administration of this Contest. You understand you are submitting your information to Sponsor, and not to Vine or Twitter.

  1.         Contest Submission Period: The Contestbegins at 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on June 23, 2014 and ends at 11:59:59 PM (ET) on July 13, 2014 (the “Submission Period”). The Sponsor’s computer will be the official time-keeping device of this Contest. After the Submission Period has ended, there will be a Contest judging period (the “Judging Period”), as detailed in section 5 below, in order to determine one (1) potential First Place winner, one (1) potential Second Place winner, and one (1) potential Third Place winner.

3.            How to Enter: In order to enter, entrants must be registered members of both Vine and Twitter. Membership on Vine and Twitter are free. Registration for Vine can be obtained by downloading the Vine application (the “Application”) onto your Eligible Device, from the App Store where it is available, and following the Application’s onscreen instructions to set up an account. Registration for Twitter can be obtained by going to www.twitter.com and entering the required information to register or by downloading the Twitter application onto your Eligible Device from the App Store where it is available, and following the application’s onscreen instructions to open an account. You must open a non-private Twitter account to be eligible to enter the Contest.

To enter your submission, during the Submission Period, complete the following steps:

Log onto your Twitter account and follow Extra Space Storage on Vine: https://vine.co/extraspace (if you do not do so already);

Log onto your Vine account and record an original video on Vine showing off what you feel is a great space and add the hashtag #GreatSpace in the caption;

By completing the foregoing during the Submission Period, so long as it complies with these rules, your submission will be entered into the Contest (“Entry”). Please note that utilization of Sponsor marks and/or products in an Entry will not increase entrant’s chances of winning. There is a limit of one (1) Entry, per person, throughout the Entry Period. For the purposes of this Contest, a “day” is defined as 12:00 am ET – 11:59 pm ET. All Entries must comply with Vine’s Terms of Use available on the application as well as Twitters Terms, which are available at https://twitter.com/tos. Creating multiple Vine and/or Twitter accounts for the purposes of exceeding the Entry limit may result in disqualification. All Entries must be received during the Submission Period to be eligible. Note: Since you are using Twitter and/or Vine from your Eligible Device (which may only be available via certain participating wireless carriers) in order to gain Entry, message and data rates may apply. Further, other charges may apply (such as normal airtime and carrier charges), as well as charges for any messages sent and/or received from your Eligible Device. Please check your service plan. Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding with respect to all matters relating to this Contest. All Entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor, and none will be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor shall have the right to edit, adapt, and/or publish any or all of the Entries and may use them in any and all media, now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without attribution or compensation to the Entrant, his or her successors or assigns, or any other entity. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or Account. Incomplete Entries, Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means, or which subvert the entry process, in the sole discretion of Sponsor, will not be eligible. Proof of posting an Entry to entrant’s Vine and/or Twitter account, is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of such Entry.

  1.         Submission Guidelines: As a condition of submitting an Entry, each entrant warrants and represents that the Entry does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity (including any music that may be heard in the Entry), without permission. IMPORTANT NOTE: Any entrant who incorporates any intellectual property (including, without limitation, music) owned by a third party into his or her Submission does so at his or her own risk. Without in any way limiting, expanding or amending the Terms of Use policies applicable to Twitter and/or Vine, which Terms of Use policies shall remain in full force and effect, if Sponsor is duly notified that any element of an entrant’s Entry infringes upon the rights of another person, such Entry may be disqualified from the Contest, as Sponsor may determine in its sole discretion. Entrants agree that the Released Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. At any time during the Contest, if Sponsor determines that an Entry is not in compliance with any of the Submission Requirements or these Official Rules, the Entry will be disqualified and will not be eligible to win a prize. If an Entry includes private third party property or places, entrant hereby represents and warrants he/she has received express permission from such private third party property or place owner to submit such Entry, and Sponsor may request proof of such express permission in written form at any time. Failure to provide the above referenced proofs may result in disqualification of the Entry from the Contest. By submitting an Entry, entrant and any other identifiable beings grant Sponsor permission to use his/her/their Entry, name(s), likeness(es) hometown(s), photograph(s), and/or image(s) for future advertising and publicity purposes in connection with this Contest or other marketing efforts in any and all media, without additional compensation, notification or permission, unless restricted by law.

Entries must, in Sponsor’s sole discretion:

  • Be entrant’s original creation and must not have been copied, in whole or in part, from any other work

Entries must NOT, in Sponsor’s sole discretion:

  • Have previously won any prize in a promotion of any kind
  • Be longer than one (1) Vine video (six (6) seconds in duration)
  • Contain material that, in the sole discretion of Sponsor:
  • Disparages any person, Sponsor and/or any of its affiliates’ products, competitors, or any of the Released Parties affiliated with sponsoring, promoting or administering this Contest, or other companies;
  • Violates or infringes upon the copyrights, trademarks, or privacy, property, publicity or other intellectual property rights of any third party person/entity;
  • Includes brand names, copyrighted work or trademarks/logos that may infringe on rights of any third party. The Entry may include Sponsor’s brand name, copyrighted works or trademarks/logos, which entrant is hereby granted a limited license to use solely for the purpose of creating and submitting an Entry to this Contest.
  • Appears to duplicate any other submitted Entries;
  • Is hateful, tortuous, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;
  • Promotes bigotry, racism, sexism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
  • Contains any personal identification, such as personal names, phone numbers or e-mail addresses, without permission;
  • Contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead, without permission;
  • Contains look-alikes of celebrities or other public or private figures, living or dead, without permission;
  • Promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing);
  • Promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous;
  • Is unlawful or in violation of any law;
  • Contains any nudity, sexually explicit, lewd, offensive, disparaging or other inappropriate content;
  • Is unsuitable to be entered into this Contest for any reason whatsoever, at Sponsor’s sole discretion; and/or
  • Communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which Sponsor and/or the Released Parties wish to associate, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
  1.         Judging Period/Judging Criteria: At the end of the Submission Period, a Judging Period will take place from 7/13/14-7/20/14. During the Judging Period, all Entries that comply with these Official Rules and Submission Guidelines, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, will be judged by representatives of Sponsor and/or Administrator (the “Judges”) based on the following Judging Criteria:

A) Adherence To The Contest Theme (40%)

B) Originality/Creativity (30%)

C) Overall Appeal/Quality (30%)

The Judges will assign each Entry a total percentage score (“Score”). The one (1) Entry with the highest Score will be the potential First Place winner. The next two (2) entries with the next highest Score(s) will be the potential Second Place and Third Place winners. In the event of a tie of two (2) or more Entries after the Scores have been assigned, tied Entries will be re-judged by the Judges based solely on criteria (A) above in order to break the tie. If necessary, after this first round of tie-breaking judging, a neutral tie-breaking Judge will be called upon to assign the tied Entries a final Score based upon all three (3) criteria above. The Judges decisions are final and binding with respect to all matters relating to the Contest.

6.            Prizing: One (1) First Place winner will receive a five hundred dollar ($500) American Express Gift Card, one (1) Second Place winner will receive a two hundred and fifty dollar ($250) American Express Gift Card, and one (1) Third Place winner will receive a one hundred dollar ($100) American Express Gift Card. Incidental expenses and all other costs and expenses which are not specifically listed as part of a prize in these Official Rules and which may be associated with the award, acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of the awarded prize are solely the responsibility of the respective prize winner. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE ARE SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.

7.            Prize Winner Notification/Verification: All potential winners must comply with these Official Rules as published in order to accept a prize and be confirmed as an official winner. On or about one (1) business day after the Contest has ended, Administrator will notify the potential prize winner(s) via a comment on the potential prize winner’s Vine Video used to enter the Contest (note: in order to receive such comment, you must use the hashtag: #GreatSpace in the caption of your Vine Video). Upon notification or notification attempt, the potential Prize winner(s) will be required to respond to such comment accepting the prize and providing his/her physical mailing address via email for prize delivery purposes within three (3) calendar days of such notification or notification attempt, or the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate potential prize winner will be selected and notified.

8.            Additional Limitations: Prize is non-transferable and may be taxable under federal and state tax laws. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted; however, the Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize with another of equal or greater value. Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Contest, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting or these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize. Any attempt to damage the content or operation of this Contest is unlawful and subject to possible legal action by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend or amend the Contest, without notice, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if Sponsor determines that the Contest cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering or unauthorized intervention, technical failure or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Contest. In the event any tampering or unauthorized intervention may have occurred, Sponsor reserves the right to void suspect entries at issue. Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives, and any telephone network or service providers, are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunction, lost or delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure or malfunction of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, the inability to access any website or online service or any other error, human or otherwise. INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATE AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, THE SOCIAL NETWORKING PLATFORM THAT HOUSES THE CONTEST (must be released according to Section 3.7.2) ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THAT ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST AND THE ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE THAT MAY BE WON. SPONSOR AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATE AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONDITION, FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRIZE. SPONSOR AND ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO OR THE DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED WITH THE 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.

  1.       Grant of Rights: Each entrant grants to Sponsor a royalty free, irrevocable, fully paid, perpetual, non-exclusive and unrestricted license in each Entry to display and use the Entry as Sponsor determines now and in the future and to publish, adapt, edit and/or modify each Entry in any way, in whole or in part, and to use such Entry in commerce and in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, including but not limited to the Galleries, without limitation or compensation to entrant and without right of notice, review, or approval of any such use of the Entry. By entering, you hereby indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from any claims and damages (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising from or relating to the breach or alleged breach of your representations and warranties herein, your Entry, or your conduct in creating your Entry, or otherwise in connection with this Contest. Sponsor respects the rights of others. The Galleries may contain materials of third parties and Sponsor may also transmit and store such third party materials. As a result, materials of third parties, not owned or controlled by Sponsor, may be included in the Galleries from the Entries received, or may be stored or transmitted over Sponsor’s digital online communication systems. To the best of Sponsor and Administrator’s knowledge, these materials do not infringe on the rights of others.
  1.       General Terms: Noncompliance with any of these Official Rules may result in disqualification. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ENTRANTS OR PRIZE WINNERS, OR ANY BEHAVIOR BY A PRIZE WINNER THAT WILL BRING SUCH WINNER OR SPONSOR INTO DISREPUTE (IN SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) MAY RESULT IN SUCH PRIZE WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION. Released Parties assume no responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate Entry information whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Contest or by any human error, which may occur in the processing or judging of the Entries in this Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, applications, computer online systems, servers or other services, providers, computer equipment, Eligible Devices, software, failure of any e-mail, application, and/or or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including, without limitation, any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s Eligible Device related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials relating to this Contest or for other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the notification/verification/announcement of the prize winners. If, for any reason, the Contest (or any portion thereof) is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, the Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest (or any portion thereof). Should the Contest (or any portion thereof) be terminated, modified or suspended prior to the stated expiration date, notice may be posted where Sponsor sees fit,and any un-awarded prizes will be awarded either via judging of all non-suspect, eligible Entries received up until and/or after (if applicable) the time of modification, cancellation or termination, or in a manner that is fair and equitable as determined by Sponsor. All interpretations of these Official Rules and decisions by Sponsor are final. No software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated Entries are permitted. Sponsor reserves the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual (and void all associated Entries) they suspect or find: (i) to have used a software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated entry or any other means to subvert the entry process; (ii) to have tampered with the entry process or the operation of this Contest; (iii) to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; (iv) to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person; or (v) to have provided inaccurate information on any legal documents submitted in connection with this Contest. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR APPLICATION ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CONTEST OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. THE NEW YORK COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE CONTEST AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL GOVERN THE CONTEST.  EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THESE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMITS TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS. EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO RESOLVE ANY DISPUTE INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO A CLASS ACTION. Entrants agree that the Released Parties: (a) shall not be responsible or liable for any claims, losses, damages or injuries of any kind (including death) resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the Contest or any Contest-related activity, or from acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use/misuse or inability to use a prize, and (b) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to a prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. Released Parties shall not be liable for any injury, damage, loss, expense, accident, delay, inconvenience or irregularity that may be caused or contributed to (1) by any wrongful, negligent or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of their agents, servants, employees or independent contractors; (2) by any wrongful, negligent or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any other person or entity not an employee of the Released Parties; or (3) by any other cause, condition or event whatsoever beyond the control of the Released Parties.Failure of Sponsor to enforce any provision herein shall not be deemed a waiver of such. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND ENTRANTS HEREBY WAIVE ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER. IN NO EVENT SHALL SPONSOR BE LIABLE TO ANY ENTRANT OR WINNER FOR DAMAGES THAT EXCEED THE VALUE OF THE PRIZE TO BE AWARDED TO THE INDIVIDUAL ENTRANT IN THIS CONTEST.

11.         Request for Official Rules and Winner(s): Requests for copies of these Official Rules or a winner’s list may be sent to Administrator, Attn: “#GreatSpace Vine Contest”, c/o Likeable Word of Mouth and Social Media Marketing, 240 w37th, New York, NY 10018. All requests must be received by July 13th, 2014.

12.         Administrator: Likeable Word of Mouth and Social Media Marketing, 240 w37th, New York, NY 10018.

13.         Sponsor: Extra Space Storage, 2795 E Cottonwood Pkwy Ste 400, Salt Lake City, UT 84121.