2015 Experience Catalina Island Sweepstakes - Rules and Regulations
This sweepstakes is intended only for legal residents of The United States (including Puerto Rico), who are 21 years of age or older at the date of entry. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Opt-ins are optional and not required for entry into the sweepstakes.
Contest will be quarterly from January – March, April – June, July – September and October – December, 2015. Prizes will be awarded the week after the contest is closed and will be valid for a specific time period. Holidays are excluded. Package does not include tax and tips.
Open to legal residents of the U.S., (including Puerto Rico), who are 21 years of age or older at date of entry. Entrants must be present in the United States at the time they enter the Drawing online. Employees of Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce, Catalina Express and Santa Catalina Island Company, and their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents ("Sponsor and its agents") and members of their immediate family (defined as spouse, children, parents, in-laws, siblings and/or members of a same household) are not eligible.
2) How to enter:
Via the Internet, www.gotocatalina.com. Entries can be received through the end of each quarter. In order for electronic entries to be valid, entrants must click on the "Submit" button. Internet entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM PT on the last day of each quarter (March 31st, June 30th, September 30th and December 31st). Incomplete or inaccurate entries are void. Sponsor is not responsible for malfunctions of electronic equipment, computer hardware or software, or lost, late, incomplete, garbled or misdirected entries. Sponsor is not responsible for problems downloading entries from the website or for any other technical problems related to online entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes. Limit one entry per person or email address. Subsequent entries from the same person or e-mail address will be disqualified. Any attempt by a person to enter more than once whether with multiple e-mail accounts or otherwise may result in disqualification at the discretion of the Sponsor upon prize verification. In the event that the Sweepstakes becomes infected by a computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other technical failures, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, and to select winners from eligible entries received prior to the modification or termination of the Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the email account is registered. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
Winners will be selected on or about the first week after the end of the quarter in a random drawing, from all eligible entries received by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
4) Prizes and odds of winning:
Odds of winning depend upon number of eligible entries received, or .001 out of every 1000 entries. Grand Prize (one winner) approximate retail value ("ARV") $700.
Any other expenses or taxes not specified herein are the responsibility of the winners, including airfare, meals, ground transportation, gratuities and personal expenses. Each winner and guest must check in and check out together. Each winner and guest will be required to have a photo identification (such as driver's license). The prizes must be used by written deadline on each quarterly prize. Additional travel restrictions may apply. Any difference between estimated and actual value of prize will not be awarded. The potential winner will be notified by electronic mail (email) and confirmed via certified mail at the address provided on the entry form. If a selected potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to claim the prize, or if the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, an alternate winner will be selected. All prizes will be awarded. Prizes are not transferable. No prize substitutions or cash redemptions allowed, except at the Sponsor's sole discretion. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received in each contests.
6) Other legal limitations & restrictions:
Drawing is void where prohibited. All entrants agree that United States law shall apply exclusively to the Drawing and that any dispute with respect to the Drawing shall be resolved in either the federal or state courts located in the State of California, and no other jurisdiction.
If for any reason the Internet portion of this Drawing is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Drawing, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Drawing, and Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, or destruction of or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process or otherwise attempts to damage or override the Drawing. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail, or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error, or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Drawing.
Any attempt by a contestant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Drawing is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek relief against any such contestant to the fullest extent permitted by law. All travel and lodging will be at traveler's risk. Winners and their respective traveling companions agree to release and hold harmless Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce, Catalina Express and Santa Catalina Island Company, and trip participants and each of their respective affiliates and subsidiaries and each of their directors, officers, employees, agents, successors and assigns from any damage, injury, death, loss or other liability that may arise from winner's and traveling companion's participation in the Experience Catalina Island Sweepstakes Getaway Drawing or the awarding, acceptance, use, misuse or malfunction of any prize.
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