Castello Del Poggio – Trip For Two To Italy 2019 Sweepstakes
Official Sweepstakes Rules:
ALTERNTATIVE METHOD OF ENTRY: To enter via mail, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for an official paper entry form (“Official Paper Entry Form”) to: CASTELLO DEL POGGIO TRIP FOR TWO TO ITALY 2019 c/o 1821 Fine Wines and Spirits 20807 Biscayne Blvd, Suite 320, Aventura, FL 33180. All mail-in entries on the Official Paper Entry Form must be postmarked no later than December 31, 2019. Sponsors not responsible for any lost, mutilated, stolen of mis-mailed Official Paper Entry Form. Copies of the Official Paper Entry Form are not eligible.
The only entries that will be considered as valid are those entered at the Entry Site or those received by Sponsor on the Official Paper Entry Form prior to the expiration of the Entry Period. No entry will be accepted or deemed valid if it is submitted through any other means. ONLY ONE (1) ONLINE or MAIL-IN ENTRY PER PERSON, HOUSEHOLD AND/OR PER E-MAIL ADDRESS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
ELIGIBILITY: Entrants must be at least 21 years of age at the time of entry to enter. Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States (excluding PA, HI and UT) and the District of Columbia. EXCEPT FOR THE FOLLOWING AND THEIR EMPLOYEES AND THEIR FAMILIES: 1821 FINE WINES & SPIRITS, CASTELLO DEL POGGIO AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, PRINTERS, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES; LICENSED BEER, LIQUOR AND WINE WHOLESALERS; LICENSED RETAILERS AND THEIR MANAGEMENT; AND EMPLOYEES OF ANY FEDERAL OR STATE LIQUOR AUTHORITY. All federal, state and local laws apply. Void where prohibited. All federal, state and local taxes are the winner’s sole responsibility. By accepting the prize, winner waives the right to assert as a cost of winning said prize, any and all costs to redeem said prize and any and all liability that might arise from redeeming or seeking said prize.
PRIZE DRAWING: Potential Sweepstakes winner (“Potential Winner”) will be selected after December 31, 2019 and be notified by overnight courier or certified mail. One Grand Prize winner will be chosen at in a random drawing on or about January 3, 2020 by Sponsor, whose decisions will be final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The total number of eligible entries received will determine odds of winning. Potential winners will be notified by registered mail on or about January 3, 2020, and to be elevated to a Grand Prize Winner, the Potential Winner will be required to (i) prove eligibility through valid government issued identification; (ii) sign Sponsors’ form affidavit of eligibility; and (iii) sign Sponsors’ liability/publicity release within fourteen (14) days of notification or your Potential Winner status will be forfeited and Sponsors may award prize to another randomly selected entrant. If a Potential Winner cannot be located or does not respond within fourteen (14) days, the Grand Prize will automatically be forfeited, and an alternate random winner selected.
PRIZE: A total of ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE will be awarded. There will be ONE (1) SWEEPSTAKES GRAND PRIZE WINNER. The prize will consist of A TRIP TO ITALY including: (i) round trip economy class air transportation (via carrier selected by the Sponsors) between major U.S. gateway city airport closest to the Grand Prize winner’s home and Italy, (ii) hotel accommodations (1 standard room, double occupancy) for seven consecutive nights, (iii) ground transportation to and from the airport in Italy and between Cities in Italy, (iv) transportation to and from activities that are arranged by Sponsor; and (v) US$5,000 Cash – collectively, the “Grand Prize”. Note: all other meals, gratuities, ground transfers, excursions, incidentals and any other expenses not specified herein as being awarded are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner and their travel companion. All travel must be completed by April 30, 2020 and is subject to blackout dates and availabilities for all elements of the Grand Prize travel. All travel must be booked 60 days prior to departure. No extensions will be allowed. Air tickets are not valid for frequent flyer mileage. Travel and lodging are subject to availability and certain restrictions and blackout dates apply. Confirmed-space reservations will depend on seat availability at the time of request. Grand Prize winners and his or her travel companions will be required to provide valid Federal or state government issued ID at time of travel. Grand Prize winners and his or her travel companion will be required to travel on the same itinerary. No changes will be made to travel details once any portion of travel arrangements has been made. Sponsors are not responsible for changes in schedule of any element of the Grand Prize.
Except where otherwise expressly noted in these Official Rules, the selection of all vendors, prizes, products and services is subject to the Sweepstakes Provider’s sole and absolute discretion. Grand Prize (and/or any portion thereof) is nontransferable and non-exchangeable. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute prizes described above at Sponsors’ discretion for a prize of equal or greater value. Additional restrictions may apply. Any and all expenses not expressly listed here are the responsibility of the winner of the Grand Prize. ALL TAXES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES) IN CONNECTION WITH THE PRIZE, AND THE REPORTING CONSEQUENCE THEREOF, ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PRIZE WINNER. Prize Winner may be sent a tax form 1099 in the event the average retail value requires Sweepstakes Provider to submit such form. The estimated value of the Grand Prize is [US$20,000].
SWEEPSTAKES WINNER DETERMINATION: The RANDOM SWEEPSTAKES POTENTIAL GRAND PRIZE WINNER will be determined in a random drawing by the Sponsors, whose decisions will be final in all matters relating to this sweepstakes. The total number of eligible entries received will determine odds of winning. The drawing will be held after December 31, 2019. All valid entries will be given an equal chance of winning regardless of the method of entry. If a valid prize winner cannot be reasonably determined within 18 months from the ending date of the Sweepstakes, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion, the prize may be altered or cancelled. Potential Winner, along with his/her travel companion, are required to execute and return a Release of Liability and Publicity Release (as drafted and used by Sponsor) within this same time deadline. Except where prohibited, acceptance of prize constitutes Grand Prize winner’s consent to use of his/her name, likeness and biographical data for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation. Prize is not redeemable for cash and is not transferable.
CONDITIONS, DISCLAIMERS, AND LICENSE: By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and by all decisions of the Sweepstakes Provider (which decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes), and to comply with all federal, state and local laws and regulations. The decisions of the Sponsors are final on all matters of fact, interpretation, eligibility, procedure and fulfillment. The Sponsors makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished or made available in connection with the Sweepstakes. If this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, or if this Sweepstakes or any web site associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper playing of the Sweepstakes and processing of entries in accordance with these rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in the Sponsors’ sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsors reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant implicated in such action and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Sweepstakes or any portion thereof. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE (INCLUDING THE ENTRY SITE) OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. If a dispute arises about who submitted an entry on the Entry Site, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account entered (account holder must be at least 21 years old). The authorized account holder is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A Potential Winner may be requested to provide the Sponsors to their sole satisfaction with proof that the Potential Winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry and that all eligibility requirements are met. Internet entry must be made by the entrant only at the Entry Site. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other web site or e-mail address, including but not limited to commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes. The use of any device to automate the entry process is prohibited. The return of forms or prizes as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner, at the sole discretion of the Sponsors. In no event is Sponsors required to contact Potential Winner more than once. By entering this Sweepstakes and unless prohibited by law, the Potential Winner hereby consents to use of his/her respective name, voice, photograph and/or likeness for advertising or publicity purposes for this and similar promotions without compensation and the potential winner and guest may be required to provide a signed release acknowledging such consent, unless restricted by law. Moreover, by entering this Sweepstakes, unless prohibited by law, the potential Winner agrees to grant to the Sponsors, and their licensees, affiliates, and assigns, the right to print, publish, broadcast, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed, including without limitation the World Wide Web, at any time or times, the Grand Prize Winner’s name, likeness (actual or simulated), voice (actual or simulated), and biographical information as news or information and for advertising and promotional purposes without additional consideration; and further without such additional compensation, appear for, or provide biographical information for use in, any presentation or other activity which may include filming/audio/video/electronic or other recordings and/or interviews, as may be determined from time to time by the Sponsors in their sole discretion.
RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION: The Sponsor (1821 FINE WINES & SPIRITS, CASTELLO DEL POGGIO), prize suppliers and any and all Internet server(s) and access provider(s) and prize providers (collectively, “Promotion Entities”), and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations and advertising and promotional agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents (collectively, “Releases”) are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human errors; lost, misdirected or destroyed mail entries; technical malfunctions; failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions or defects of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, providers, or software, including without limitation any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes; inability to access the Entry Site or any web pages thereof; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; data that is processed late or incorrectly or is incomplete or lost due to telephone, computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on telephone lines or the Internet or any web site (including the Entry Site) or for any other reason whatsoever; typographical, printing or other errors; or any combination thereof. Proof of entering information at Entry Site is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. Illegible, incomplete, and duplicate entries will be disqualified. All entries become the property of the Sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned. False, fraudulent or deceptive entries or acts shall render entrants ineligible Entrants represent and warrant that all information provided in connection with the Sweepstakes is true, accurate and complete. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants release and hold the Sweepstakes Provider harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the Sweepstakes or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity (including without limitation the removal from the site of, or discontinuation of access to, any materials), or resulting directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any Prize awarded in connection with the Sweepstakes, including without limitation personal injury, death, and/or property damage, as well as claims based on publicity rights, defamation, and/or invasion of privacy.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: In no event will the Sponsors be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, including without limitation direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages, arising out of any access to and/or use of the Sweepstakes Site, the downloading from and/or printing material downloaded from the Sweepstakes Site, the removal from the Sweepstakes Site of, or discontinuation of access to, any materials, or the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of, or any harm resulting from the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of, or participation in, any prize awarded in connection with the Sweepstakes. Without limiting the foregoing, the Sweepstakes, all Prizes, and all materials provided on or through the Sweepstakes Site are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.
GOVERNING LAW: The Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts of the County of Dade, State of Florida and waive the right to have disputes arising out of the subject matter hereof adjudicated in any other forum. Any entry information collected from the Sweepstakes shall be used only in a manner consistent with the consent given by entrants at the time of the entry, with these Official Rules.
Severability; Headings: If any provision of these Official Rules is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Official Rules and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Headings and captions are used in these Official Rules solely for convenience of reference and shall not be deemed to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of these Official Rules or any provision hereof.
Winner: For a list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope after January 3, 2020 to: CASTELLO DEL POGGIO TRIP FOR TWO TO ITALY 2019 – WINNERS LIST – c/o 1821 Fine Wines and Spirits 20807 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura, FL 33180. Requests for Winners List must be received by March 3, 2020.
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