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1. ELIGIBILITY: The Clarks Winter Fridays Friends & Family Referral Contest (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico who are eighteen (18) years of age or older and of the age of majority in their state of residence at the time of entry who are employees of C. & J. Clark America, Inc. or any of its subsidiaries at the U.S. headquarters located in Waltham, MA (“Employee”). Employee participation in the Contest is voluntary and optional and no penalties will assess against any employee for non-participation. Contest participation or winning is not related to salary, bonus, hourly wage, or other form of employment compensation. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law.

2. SPONSOR: C. & J. Clark America, Inc., 60 Tower Road, Waltham, MA 02451.

3. CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest begins on November 9, 2018 at 12:00 am EST and ends on November 12, 2018 at 3:00 am EST (the “Contest Period”). Following the conclusion of the Contest Period, the Team with highest conversion rate will be awarded the Prize. Sponsor’s computer shall be the official time-keeping device for the Contest.


(i) Prior to the start of the Contest, each Employee will be assigned to a Clarks team (“Team”).

(ii) Refer a friend or family member to www.clarksusa.com (“Site”), and when they make a purchase on the Site using your assigned code at checkout, your Team will receive one (1) conversion (“Conversion”). You may not share your code on “affiliate” or coupon sites like RetailMeNot. Such action will result in your automatic disqualification from the Contest.

(iii) Mail-in: To enter without sharing your code with friends and family, mail a post card with your name, address, phone number and email address to: Clarks Marketing, Attn: Clarks Winter Fridays Friends & Family Contest, 60 Tower Road, Waltham, MA 02451. You automatically will receive one (1) Contest entry (“Entry”).

5. CRITERIA FOR WINNING TEAM SELECTION: One (1) Winning Team will be selected based on the average number of Conversions per team: total Conversions/number of Team members. The Team with the highest conversion rate will be the Winning Team. If two Teams are tied for the highest Conversion rate, both Teams shall receive the Prize, described below. The selection will be conducted by representatives of Sponsor. The Winning Team will be notified by email.

6. PRIZE: The Winning Team will be awarded “Winter Fridays” in January 2019 (“Prize”). Each Team member will have early release starting at 2pm on January 4, January 11, January 18, and January 25. Early release dates may be altered at manager’s discretion given the needs of the business. Approximate value of the Prize per team member is: $575.

7. AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES/DECISIONS OF SPONSOR: By participating in the Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest.

8. RELEASE: By entering the Contest and/or accepting any Prize that may be won, you agree to release and hold C. & J. Clark America, Inc. its directors, officers, employees, licensees and assigns, parent, subsidiaries and affiliates, harmless from and against any and all actions, claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind whatsoever, directly or indirectly arising from or relating to this Contest including without limitation those related to your entry and participation in this Contest and your acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any Prize. You understand and agree that this is a complete release and discharge of all claims and rights against the aforementioned parties and that no action will be taken by you or on your behalf with respect to any such rights, it being understood that this release shall be binding upon your heirs, executors, and administrators.

9. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: C. & J. Clark America Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend part or all of this Contest at any time. C. & J. Clark America Inc. is not responsible for computer system, hardware, software or program malfunction or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. C. & J. Clark America Inc. reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that it reasonably believes to have tampered with the entry process or with the operation of the Contest, or who is found to be acting in violation of these Official Rules. Prize Winners agree that by participating in the Contest, Sponsor may use the winner’s name, image or likeness in any manner and in any medium for our promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. This Contest is intended and limited for play in the United States and shall only be construed and evaluated according to laws of the United States. In the event that any provision of these Official Rules is found to be invalid, illegal, void, or unenforceable, the remainder of the Official Rules shall remain in full force and effect and shall be construed as if the invalid, illegal, void, or unenforceable provision was not contained herein. In the event of a conflict between any Contest materials and these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall govern. ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR OTHER PERSON TO UNDERMINE THE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST OR COMMIT ANY OTHER ACT OF FRAUD MAY VIOLATE FEDERAL AND STATE CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT AND SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

10. USE OF INFORMATION/PRIVACY POLICY: By entering the Contest, you authorize Sponsor to use your email address to notify you in the event you are a Prize Winner. Unless you have opted into receiving marketing communications from Sponsor, you will not automatically be sent such communications. All personal information collected by Sponsor will otherwise be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy, available at https://www.clarksusa.com/privacy-policy

11. DISPUTES/CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited, you agree that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any Prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, (ii) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys' fees or court costs; and (iii) under no circumstance shall you be permitted to obtain or seek punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, other than actual out-of-pocket expenses. This Contest shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or any other jurisdiction) which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

12. PRIZE WINNER LIST: For a list of the Prize Winners or a copy of these Official Rules, see www.clarksusa.com/employee-contest-rules or mail a self-addressed envelope to: Clarks Marketing, Attn: Clarks Winter Fridays Friends & Family Referral Contest, 60 Tower Road, Waltham, MA 02451.