OFFICIAL RULES ISLANDS Escape to Fiji Contest
The ISLANDS Escape to Fiji Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by ISLANDSmagazine, a publication of Bonnier Corporation (the “Sponsor”).
ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: One five (5) night stay for two at Likuliku Lagoon Resort inFiji, including over-water accommodations and two (2) round trip tickets from LAX toNadi provided by Air Pacific. Approx. retail value including taxes: $7,500.
Prize is valid for travel through December 2012; blackout dates may apply, subject to availability.
All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply; void where prohibited. NOPURCHASE IS NECESSARY; A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCESOF WINNING. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entriesreceived. PRIZES MAY BE SUBJECT TO TAX; ALL APPLICABLE TAXES ARE THERESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.
ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open only to individuals, eighteen (18) years or olderat time of entry, who are legal residents of the United States. Employees of BonnierCorporation and its parent companies, subsidiaries or agents, their immediate families (defined as parents, children, siblings, spouse and grandparents), and those domiciledwith any of the foregoing are not eligible.
TIMING: The Contest entry period begins at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on March27 and ends at 4:59 p.m. ET on April 24th. Sponsor’s computer system is the officialtimekeeping device for the Contest.
TO ENTER: Visit our page on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/islandsmag to complete and submit the entry form following the instructions. To enter the Contest,entrants must first “like” (or have previously “liked”) the Sponsor’s Facebook page.All information provided by entrant must be complete, true and correct. Submissionsto the Contest must be received by 4:59 p.m. on April 24th in order to be eligible;entries received after the deadline will be deemed ineligible to win. All submitted entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged; Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, inaccurate, incomplete, or misdirected entries. Entry is limitedto one entry per person; no automated, photocopied or reproduced entries will beaccepted. Multiple entries will result in disqualification of all submitted entries. Entrieswill be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the Facebook accountused to enter. By entering, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules.
JUDGING: A panel of judges consisting of ISLANDS editors will select the winningentry based equally upon the criteria of an essay contest consisting of 20 wordsdescribing why they deserve the trip, as well as answering a 2 question quiz. By entering, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules, and that the decisions of the judges are final and binding in all respects. Judging will be completed by May 1, and potential winners will be notified by [email] on or before May 11. Potential winners may berequired to sign and return a sworn Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release. If required documentation is not returned within seven (7) business days ofnotification, or if notification is returned as undeliverable, any prize will be forfeited andan alternate winner will be selected.
PRIZE AWARDS: Prizes will be awarded within 12 months after winner verification. No prize substitution or transfer is permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the rightto substitute a prize of equal or greater value, including cash, for any reason. Sponsoris required by law to report prize values to taxing authorities; all taxes and any otherincidental expenses on prizes are the sole responsibility of each winner.
GENERAL RULES & LIMITATIONS: By participating in the Contest, each entrantfully and unconditionally agrees to be bound by and accepts these Official Rules and thedecisions of Sponsor (including, without limitation, decisions regarding eligibility ofentries, the selection of entrants and the winner, and the awarding of any prize), whichare final and binding in all respects. Entry and acceptance of a prize constitutepermission to use each winner’s name, prize won, hometown and likeness for printpublication, online posting, and any other promotional purposes without furthercompensation, except where prohibited by law. By participating in the Contest, youagree to release Sponsor and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, employees,directors, officers, and agents from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kindwhatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may besustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, possession, use, or misuse of anyprize. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures, or othererrors or problems which may occur in connection with the Contest, whether computer,network, technical, mechanical, typographical, printing, human or otherwise, including,without limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with theadministration of the Contest, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes,in any Contest-related materials, or that may limit prize fulfillment or a participant’sability to enter the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to amend these Official Rules.Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate, modify or suspend theContest if, in Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic ornon-electronic tampering with any portion of the Contest, or if viruses, bugs,unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical difficulties or failures or any other factorbeyond Sponsor’s reasonable control corrupt or affect the administration, security,fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest. In such event, Sponsor reserves theright (but does not have the obligation) in its sole discretion to award prizes at randomfrom among eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of suspectedimpairment. Sponsor may permanently disqualify from the Contest any person itbelieves has tampered with the entry process or intentionally violated these official rules.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Except where prohibited by law, by entering youagree that: (i) all issues and questions concerning the interpretation, validity, andenforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participants andSponsor and its agents shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordancewith the laws of the State of New York, without regard to its rules on conflicts of law; (ii) any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this Contest, or awarding of anyprize), shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of New York, and entrant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts forthe purposes of litigating any such action; (iii) any and all disputes, claims, and causesof action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or awarding of the prizes, shall beresolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (iv) any and all claims,judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in this Contest but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iv) you hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages andany other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rightsto have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.