Diner en Blanc
Sweepstakes in partnership with Luxury Retreats
Official Rules- Revised and FINAL VERSION JUNE 1, 2018
DINER EN BLANC SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING THE SWEEPSTAKES.
SPONSOR: Diner en Blanc International, Inc., 5333 Casgrain Suite #1206, Montreal, Quebec, CANADA H2T 1X6.
ELIGIBILITY: SWEEPSTAKES ENTRANTS MUST BE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF ONE (1) OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND AT LEAST 21 YEARS OLD AT TIME OF ENTRY TO BE ELIGIBLE (“Entrant”). SWEEPSTAKES VOID OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES, AND WHERE OTHERWISE PROHIBITED BY LAW. You may enter this Sweepstakes only as a natural person. Employees of Sponsor, Luxury Retreats International ULC and its parents, subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, “Prize Provider”) and each of their respective affiliates, agents, officers, employees, subsidiaries, vendors, advertising and promotion fulfillment and/or judging agencies (collectively, the “Related Entities”), and the immediate family members of each are not eligible to enter or win a prize in the Sweepstakes. For purposes of this paragraph, “family member” means a spouse, parent, sibling, child, son-in-law, daughter-in-law and all lineal descendants, including those by adoption. Sweepstakes subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
WINNER SELECTION/RANDOM DRAWING: One (1) potential Grand Prize Winner will be selected in the Random Drawing from among all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The Random Drawing will be conducted on or about January 4, 2019. The Random Drawing will be conducted by Centra Marketing & Communications, LLC, an independent judging organization. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received. Sweepstakes Entrants agree to be bound by the decisions of the Sponsor and the judging organization, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. The potential Grand Prize Winner is subject to verification. Potential Grand Prize Winner will also be notified by email and/or telephone at the email addresses and/or phone number provided at the time of Entry, and are required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Prize Acceptance, Liability Release(s) (in the forms required by Sponsor and/or Prize Provider) and, where legally permissible, Publicity Release(s) (in the forms required by Sponsor and/or Prize Provider) (collectively, “Release”), to be provided by Administrator by email and/or Overnight Mail, within five (5) business days from attempted date of notification (as indicated by the date of the Release). Non-compliance with any of these Official Rules may result in disqualification, and if the Entrant is disqualified, the prize winner notification is returned as undeliverable, the signed and notarized Release is not received by Sponsor in a timely manner, the prize winner is ineligible, or the prize winner declines his/her prize, the prize winner will be disqualified and the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible Entries received. Neither Sponsor nor Prize Provider is responsible for fraudulent calls or emails made to Entrants not by Sponsor, or for any change of Entrant's email, telephone or mailing address.
INTERNET: If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the Entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is terminated early, Sponsor reserves the right to select the Grand Prize Winners in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received up to the time of termination. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or Entry to be received by the Sponsor due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any Entry based on an email address, the Entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at time of Entry. “Authorized Account Holder” of the email address is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online or wireless service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
GENERAL: Sponsor is the sole sponsor of the Sweepstakes. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, at any time and at any stage of the Sweepstakes, to reject or disqualify any Entry that is deemed ineligible or for any reason that the Sponsor feels is necessary and/or appropriate, including without limitation, if that Entrant has not complied with the Official Rules or has interfered, in Sponsor's sole opinion, with the proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. All decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all aspects of the Sweepstakes. By accepting the Grand Prize, Grand Prize Winner grants to Sponsor and Prize Provider the permission and authorization to use the Grand Prize Winner's name, photograph, likeness, voice and biographical information, in perpetuity, throughout the world, in all media and formats whether now or later known or developed, for commercial purposes (including, without limitation, advertising and promotion), without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. Guests of the Grand Prize Winner who share the Grand Prize may be required to agree to the same or similar terms as set forth herein, or they may not be permitted to share the Grand Prize. By participating, each Entrant agrees on his/her behalf, and on behalf of his/her respective heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the "Releasing Parties") to release, indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Sponsor, Prize Provider, the Related Entities, and any advertising and promotional agencies or entities involved in the administration or advertising of this Sweepstakes as well as the respective employees, officers, directors and agents of each ("Released Parties") from any and all actions, causes of actions, suits, or liability whatsoever for loss, harm, damage, injury, lost profits, indirect or direct damages, consequential damages, incidental damages, punitive or exemplary damages, judgments, costs or expense whatsoever (including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death) which may occur in connection with (i) participation in the Sweepstakes, (ii) Entrant's conduct in submitting his/her Entry, (iii) violation of these Official Rules, (iv) possession, acceptance, use or misuse of a prize or (v) Released Parties' use of any rights granted herein, and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy or alleged breach of Entrant's representations and warranties herein. The Released Parties shall not be liable for: (1) late, lost, delayed, stolen, misdirected, incomplete unreadable, inaccurate, garbled or unintelligible Entries, (2) telephone system, telephone or computer hardware, software or other technical or computer malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, delays or transmission errors; (3) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of an Entry or other materials; (4) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by the participation in the Sweepstakes; (5) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes; (6) any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties; or (7) and/or fulfillment and/or use of the Grand Prize. The Sponsor disclaims any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participating in or accessing or downloading information in connection with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should a virus, bug, computer problem, unauthorized intervention or other causes which corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes. The Sponsor may disqualify any entrant if, in its sole discretion, it determines s/he is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or any other unfair playing practices of intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrants or the Sponsor or its representatives. Neither the Sponsor nor the Prize Provider shall be responsible if the Sweepstakes or prize fulfillment cannot be implemented or does not take place for any reason including delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, strikes, governmental action, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism, including without limitation, or for any reason outside of the Sponsor's control.
WINNERS LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain the name of the Grand Prize Winner (available after January 31, 2019), or a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope before January 31, 2019 to: Diner En Blanc Sweepstakes, c/o Centra360, 1400 Old Country Road, Suite 417, Westbury, NY 11590. VT residents may omit return postage. Please specify “Winners List” or “Official Rules” on the outer envelope.
ADMINISTRATOR: Centra360, 1400 Old Country Road, Suite 417, Westbury, NY 11590
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