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A FROZEN DREAM VACATION SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, each participant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with, and abide by, these Official Rules and the decisions of Sourcebooks, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), which shall be final and binding in all respects.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: A Frozen Dream Vacation Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Friday May 22, 2015 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on Friday, July 17, 2015 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: A Frozen Dream Vacation Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States, including the District of Columbia, age 21 or older at the time of entry (the Entrant”). Void in AK, HI, outside the U.S., and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor and its respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
PRIZE/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS:
- Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize will be available to be won and will consist of a trip for four (4), Grand Prize winner and three (3) guests, to Orlando, FL. Trip includes:
- Round-trip coach airfare for Grand Prize winner and three (3) guests, from a major airport nearest Grand Prize winner’s residence, as determined by Sponsor.
- Three (3) days/two (2) nights first class quad occupancy accommodations at Disney’s Pop Century Resort.
- Four (4) 2 Day Tickets to the Disney World Theme Parks (Visit any one theme park per day per ticket). •Round-trip ground transportation for four (4) people between Orlando International Airport and the Resort with Disney’s Magical Express® service.
- The ARV of the Grand Prize is: $3,920.00.
- The total ARV of all prizes available to be won: $3,920.00.
- Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible Online Entries received.
RANDOM DRAWING: The Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about Wednesday, July 22, 2015 from among all eligible Online Entries received, which will take place at the offices of US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, an independent agent of the Sponsor whose decisions are final.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Grand Prize winner will be confirmed via email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within seven (7) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, a W-9 Form and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, "the Releases"). The Releases will require the Grand Prize winner to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the sole purpose of tax reporting, as required by law. Travel companions of Grand Prize winner will also be required to sign a Travel Companion Liability Release before any travel will be arranged. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. Trip must be taken by 07/01/2016 or prize will be forfeited in its entirety. The prize package will be awarded within approximately 45 days after the Grand Prize winner is verified.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: All travel related expenses including but not limited to ground transportation to and from home, taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service charges, airport surcharges, luggage fees, departure taxes, resort or property fees, food & beverage and personal expenses such as telephone/Internet charges, and gift shop purchases are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner. Grand Prize winner and Grand Prize winner’s travel companions must travel on same itinerary. Grand Prize winner and Grand Prize winner’s travel companions must have valid photo ID prior to departure. Prize must be used on dates specified or prize will be forfeited. Dates are subject to change.
Travel is subject to availability and trip is only available from August 15, 2015 through July 1, 2016. All hotel reservations are based on availability and all holidays are excluded. Accommodations are subject to availability at time of reservation. Blackout dates, advance booking requirements and travel restrictions may apply. Availability is subject to factors such as weather, seasonality and space availability. Reservations are subject to availability. If weather affects the ability for Grand Prize winner and his/her guests to redeem any portion of prize during the scheduled date and time, then the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the Grand Prize winner and/or guests other than to supply the remaining elements of the prize package minus the unused portion of prize. If for any reason whatsoever, Grand Prize winner and/or guests are unable to travel after all travel arrangements have been made and paid, the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the Grand Prize winner. If Grand Prize is forfeited prior to Sponsor finalizing and paying for travel, and there is sufficient time to notify an alternate winner, the Grand Prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing from among all non-winning eligible Online Entries. Grand Prize winner and guests are responsible for obtaining the proper travel documentation (e.g., valid photo ID) prior to travel. Grand Prize winner’s guests must be legal U.S. resident, 18 years or older and must complete and return a Travel Companion Liability Release with Grand Prize winner’s Releases as noted above. If a guest of the Grand Prize winner is a minor in his/her state of residence, Grand Prize winner must be the parent/legal guardian of such guest.
In the event the Grand Prize winner or his/her guests engage in behavior that, as determined by the Sponsor and in its sole discretion, is obnoxious or threatening, illegal, or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, the Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the Grand Prize in whole or in part, with no further compensation.
If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if Grand Prize winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules then the Grand Prize winner will be disqualified, and the Grand Prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing.
Grand Prize is not redeemable for cash. Grand Prize is non-assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if Grand Prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of Grand Prize and no exchange or substitution of Grand Prize, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on Grand Prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.
Tickets are not redeemable for cash and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Tickets are subject to issuing companies complete terms and conditions.
Grand Prize winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning The Grand Prize. Grand Prize winner will be required to furnish his/her social security number for the sole purpose of preparation of any tax forms as required by law. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of the Grand Prize winner constitute permission to use Grand Prize winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
Grand Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Grand Prize winner acknowledges that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any).
GENERAL: Participating Entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company and the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor, Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. (Disney”) and their respective parent, affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (collectively, the Released Parties”), from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the Sweepstakes, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the Grand Prize offered. Grand Prize winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the Grand Prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
NOTICE TO ONLINE ENTRANTS: In the event of a dispute over the identity of an Entrant, the Online Entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of the Online Entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor may ask any Entrant or potential Grand Prize winner to provide Sponsor with proof that such party is the authorized account holder of the email account associated with the Online Entry to Sponsor’s satisfaction. Online Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass Online Entries or Online Entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to Entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent sweepstakes administrator, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winners from among all eligible Online Entries received prior to withdrawal.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of Illinois. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of Illinois without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Illinois or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of Illinois. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief. THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS PROMOTION WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.
OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see http://books.putmeinthestory.com/frozen-dream-come-true-sweepstakes/ or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by Wednesday, July 22, 2015, to: A Frozen Dream Vacation Sweepstakes Official Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
WINNER CONFIRMATION: For a written confirmation of the winner (available after Wednesday, July 22, 2015) send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than Wednesday, August 19, 2015), to: A Frozen Dream Vacation Sweepstakes Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466. SPONSOR: Sourcebooks, Inc., 1935 Brookdale Road, Suite 139, Naperville, IL 60563.
Void in AK, HI, outside the US, in Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited.