Bic Soleil – A $10,290 trip for 2 to US Virgin Islands and more great prizes by August 8, 2015 – DAILY !
BIC SOLEIL MAKE YOUR OWN SUN™ WITH 100 DAYS OF PRIZES”
ENDS ON Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 11:59:59 P.M. ET
1. HOW TO ENTER:
The Sweepstakes begins on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 12:00:00 A.M. ET and ends on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 11:59:59 P.M. ET
To enter the Sweepstakes, you must first vote. To vote and to enter, visit the BIC® Soleil Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/BICSoleil during the Sweepstakes Period. You will be directed to either the BIC® Soleil Facebook page or the Mobile Optimized Site at http://makeyourownsun.feelthesoleil.com, depending on the device you are using, and follow the steps below to enter the Sweepstakes.
i. Desktop and Laptop Computer Users & Tablet Users: (a) Visit the BIC® Soleil Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/BICSoleil during the Sweepstakes Period; (b) click on the “Make Your Own Sun” tab; (c) vote for one (1) of the two (2) potential activities related to the Grand Prize by selecting an activity and clicking “Vote Now”. You will then have the option of entering the Daily Prize drawing, the Grand Prize drawing, or both. (d) click on the “Register Now” button; (e) complete the entry form fully and accurately with all the required information; (f) enter the Captcha code; (g) accept the Official Rules; and (h) then click on “Submit Entry”. After you enter for the first time, you may obtain one additional entry per day by returning and voting for one (1) of the two (2) potential activities related to the Grand Prize and clicking on the “Quick Entry” button and submitting your e-mail address and Captcha code. Limit of one (1) entry per person/email address per day throughout the Sweepstakes Period.
ii. Mobile Phone Users: (a) Visit the BIC® Soleil Facebook page atwww.Facebook.com/BICSoleil during the Sweepstakes Period; (b) click on the “Make Your Own Sun” tab; (c) select “vote” (d) select (1) of the two (2) potential activities related to the Grand Prize by selecting the box. You will then have the option of entering the Daily Prize drawing, the Grand Prize drawing, or both. (e) click on the “Register Now” button; (f) complete the entry form fully and accurately with all the required information; (g) enter the Captcha code; (h) accept the Official Rules; and (i) then click on “Submit Entry”. After you enter for the first time, you may obtain one additional entry per day by returning and voting for one (1) of the two (2) potential activities related to the Grand Prize and clicking on the “Quick Entry” button and submitting your e-mail address and Captcha code, submit your entry by hitting the “Quick Entry” button. Limit of one (1) entry per person/email address per day throughout the Sweepstakes Period.
• Daily Prize Sweepstakes:
To enter subsequent Daily Prize drawings, you may return to enter once per day during the Sweepstakes Period by voting for one (1) of the two (2) potential activities related to the Grand Prize and clicking on the “Quick Entry” button and submitting your e-mail address and Captcha code. Limit one (1) Daily Prize entry per person/email address per day throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Limit one (1) Daily Prize awarded per person/e-mail address/per household during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrants who have won one (1) Daily Prize cannot enter again for another Daily Prize, but remain eligible to win (and can continue to receive entries into) the Grand Prize.
Daily Prize Sweepstakes is comprised of one hundred (100) Daily Prize periods (“Daily Prize Period”). One winner each Daily Prize Period will win the prize, which consists of two (2) of the same item – one (1) item for the winner and one (1) they can share with a friend. Each Daily Prize Period begins at 12:00:00 A.M. (ET) and ends at 11:59:59 P.M. (ET) that same day. During the Sweepstakes Period, there will be one (1) Daily Prize awarded every Monday through Sunday. The prizes available to be won during each Daily Prize Period will be announced daily on the BIC® Soleil® Facebook page, and may be viewed on the Prize Calendar.
• Grand Prize Sweepstakes:
To receive additional entries in the Grand Prize drawing, you may return to enter on each subsequent day during the Sweepstakes Period by voting for one (1) of the two (2) potential activities related to the Grand Prize and clicking on the “Quick Entry” button and submitting your e-mail address and Captcha code. Limit one (1) Grand Prize Sweepstakes entry per person/email address per day throughout the Sweepstakes Period.
The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited.
All federal, state and local taxes, and other charges, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner. In compliance with United States Internal Revenue Service regulations, Sponsor or Administrator will send a Form 1099-MISC to any potential winners receiving a prize valued in excess of $600, which requires disclosure to Sponsor or Administrator of Winner’s social security number. Prizes cannot be sold, transferred or bartered in whole or in part and no substitutions or cash equivalents allowed, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.Manufacturers of prizes listed are not sponsors of nor associated with this Sweepstakes. All trademarks are the sole property of their respective brand owners. Prizes subject only to manufacturers’ warranty where applicable, without warranty by sponsor of any kind, express or implied, without limitation. Use of gift cards is subject to the card issuer’s terms and conditions. All prize details shall be determined solely by Sponsor and Sponsor reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater value in the event of unavailability.
• Daily Prizes: One (1) Daily Prize Winner will be randomly selected from all valid entries received at the end of each daily Sweepstakes Period. There are one hundred (100) daily prize periods, with one hundred (100) Daily Prize packages (two of each prize) available to be won during the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor’s preference is for the winner to share his or her prize with a friend.
MANUFACTURERS OF PRIZES LISTED ARE NOT SPONSORS OF NOR ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES. PRIZES SUBJECT ONLY TO MANUFACTURERS’ WARRANTY WHERE APPLICABLE, WITHOUT WARRANTY BY SPONSOR OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITHOUT LIMITATION. USE OF GIFT CARDS IS SUBJECT TO THEIR TERMS AND CONDITIONS. SOME ASSEMBLY OF PRIZES MAY BE REQUIRED.
• Total ARV of all Daily Prizes: $14,126.18
• Grand Prize Sweepstakes Prizes: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a trip for Grand Prize Winner and one (1) guest to the Marriott Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Beach Resort on St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, scheduled for September 26, 2015 to October 2, 2015. The Grand Prize trip will be customized to include the fifteen (15) most popular experiences/activities as voted on by Sweepstakes Entrants. Experience/activity includes tax and tip, and may be provided by the Marriott Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Beach Resort or through an outside vendor:
In addition to the most voted on experience/activity listed above, the Grand Prize Winner will receive:
• Round trip coach air transportation for Winner and one (1) guest from a major metropolitan airport near the Grand Prize Winner’s home to St. Thomas;
• Round trip ground transportation between the Grand Prize Winner’s home and airport, and between US St. Thomas, airport and the Marriott Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Beach Resort;
• Six (6) nights and seven (7) days, single room (double-occupancy) hotel accommodations;
• $1,500 stipend in the form of a check payable to the Grand Prize Winner
All other expenses not expressly stated herein (including, without limitation, or otherwise expressly provided for in these Official Rules, tips, spa services, gift shop, room service, excursions (unless arranged by Sponsor) and any other personal and incidental expenses) are the sole responsibility of each Grand Prize Winner and his or her guest. Meals and beverages unless otherwise specified are not included.
Grand Prize Winner and guest must be able to travel on dates determined by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the designated travel dates. In the event the Grand Prize Winner is unable to accept the Grand Prize as awarded by Sponsor, the prize will be forfeited, Sponsor will have no further obligation to the Grand Prize Winner and no compensation or substitution will be provided.
Grand Prize Winner and guest must travel on the same itinerary. Hotel accommodations will be selected and arranged by Administrator. Lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates will not be replaced. Once booked, no change, extension, or substitution of trip dates is permitted, except by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If a Grand Prize Winner is from a state that deems him/her to be a minor, he/she must be accompanied during all aspects of the Grand Prize trip by his/her parent/legal guardian, and such person must pay his/her own expenses unless deemed to be the allotted guest. A minor may accompany Grand Prize Winner as a guest only if the Grand Prize Winner (i) has reached the age of majority in his/her state of residence, and (ii) is the minor’s parent or legal guardian. Minor must be accompanied at all times during the Grand Prize Trip by minor’s parent or legal guardian. In all cases, each Grand Prize Winner’s guest or the parent/legal guardian of any guest who is a minor in his or her state of residence will be required to sign a Liability and Publicity Release (except where prohibited by law). Sponsor reserves the right to request proof of guest’s age, parenthood or guardianship, and a Grand Prize Winner will be deemed to have forfeited the prize if Sponsor, in its sole discretion, finds that the proof is unsatisfactory. Each Grand Prize Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining all necessary and required travel documents, including any documents necessary for travel between the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands. In the event that a Grand Prize Winner and/or guest engages in behavior that Sponsor determines is inappropriate, threatening, or illegal, or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the Grand Prize trip early and send the Grand Prize Winner and/or guest home with no further compensation.
Maximum Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Grand Prize: $10,290
Maximum Total ARV of all Sweepstakes Prizes: $24,416.18
4. ODDS OF WINNING: The odds of winning a drawing depends on the number of eligible entries received.
5. WINNER SELECTION/NOTIFICATION:
• Daily Prize Notification: Daily Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about the next business day following the conclusion of each Daily Prize Period. Daily Prize Winner will receive an email notification confirming their winner status on the following business day after each Daily Prize Period random drawing, in accordance with these Official Rules, and will receive the prize indicated for that day. Winner acceptance and signed affidavits are not required to claim Daily Prizes and prizes will be shipped to winner following email notification. A “screen shot” is not evidence of winning a prize. All Daily Prizes will be shipped via UPS or comparable carrier to winners’ registered address within six to eight (6-8) weeks following the Daily Prize random drawing unless otherwise indicated. Once notified, the Daily Prize winner’s name (First Name, Last Initial and City/State) will be posted on the Prize Calendar on the BIC® Soleil® Facebook page.
• Grand Prize Sweepstakes Drawing/Notification: One (1) potential Grand Prize Winner will be randomly selected from all valid entries received during the Sweepstakes Period on or about August 12, 2015. The potential Grand Prize Winner will be notified by telephone and e-mail. In order to be the confirmed Grand Prize Winner, potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and, where legal, a Publicity Release, and any other documentation that Sponsor may require, including without limitation, an IRS Form W-9, and to see to it that Sponsor is in receipt of such information and documents within seven (7) calendar days of being requested to provide the same.
If a potential winner does not comply with any of the requirements of these Official Rules, even if such person’s name has already been announced on the Internet (e.g., on Sponsor’s Facebook page, website, or on social media sites, etc.), or in any other media or by any other means, the prize will be forfeited. If a potential prize winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, declines to accept the prize or if the notification is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner is otherwise unreachable for any reason following first attempted notification, or the potential winner fails to return any required documents, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsor may award the prize to an alternate entrant.
6. GENERAL CONDITIONS:
All entries become the exclusive property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged. By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, which shall be final, binding and conclusive on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree that Sponsor, Facebook, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and Sweepstakes agencies and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons or property, including death, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in this Sweepstakes. The Released Parties do not make any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the use of any prize, including, without limitation, quality, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose. Sponsor reserves the right to modify this Sweepstakes in any way it deems necessary or appropriate. Entry into this Sweepstakes and acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to use a winner’s name, city, state of residence, likeness and/or photograph and statements for advertising/trade and all other purposes, in any and all media, and all media now or hereafter known worldwide, including the Internet and social networking sites, without further compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.
Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered, delayed, garbled, unintelligible or damaged entries; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes or any element thereof. The use of any automated launching or entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that permits the entrant to automatically enter and/or enter repeatedly is prohibited. Any entries found or suspected to be submitted in this manner will be deemed ‘void’ by the Sponsor or Administrator. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, 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.
This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Connecticut, without respect to conflicts of law doctrines. If any provision of these Official Rules is held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Connecticut having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will an entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, including attorneys’ fees, and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
9. WINNER LIST/OFFICIAL RULES:
For a copy of the official Winners List or Official Rules, send a self-addressed #10 envelope postmarked by October 9, 2015 to: “BIC® Soleil® Make Your Own Sun with 100 Days of Prizes” Sweepstakes c/o Source Marketing, 761 Main Avenue, Suite F, Norwalk, CT 06851. Please indicate on the outside of the envelope “Winners List Request” or “Official Rules Request.”
The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is: BIC USA Inc., One BIC Way, Suite 1, Shelton, Connecticut 06484. The Administrator is Source Marketing LLC. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. By entering, you understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook.