Cooking.com – Win a $4,050 dream trip to Paris by June 18th, 2015!
Win a Dream Trip to Paris Sweepstakes!
ENDS AT 11:59pm PT on June 18th, 2015
“Win a Dream Trip to Paris Sweepstakes!” from Cooking.com is open only to legal residents of the forty nine (49) United States and the District of Columbia (void in Puerto Rico, all U.S. territories and possessions and all overseas military installations) who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older as of April 1st, 2015.
2. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD:
The Sweepstakes entry period begins at 12:00am (Pacific Standard Time) on May 6th, 2015 and ends at 11:59pm (Pacific Standard Time) on June 18th, 2015 .
3. SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS:
You may enter the Sweepstakes by completing all required entry fields provided on the sweepstakes entry form located online at http://www.cooking.com/checkout/contests/cooking/WinADreamTripToParis.aspx during the Sweepstakes Period. Limit: One (1) registration per person and per email address. By entering the sweepstakes, you agree to sign up to receive free newsletters and promotional emails from Cooking.com, CHEFS Catalog, Afar.com, Liqour.com, Daily Secret and JewelScent.com.
As a condition of entry into the Sweepstakes, except where prohibited by law, each entrant and each potential Grand Prize Winner by accepting the Grand Prize grants to the Sweepstakes Entities, a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license and right, to publicize, broadcast, display and/or otherwise use the Sweepstakes entrant’s name, city, state and biographical material (collectively, “Licensed Rights”) in any media now known or hereafter devised throughout the world in perpetuity for advertising and publicity purposes, without additional review, compensation, permission or approval of any Grand Prize Winner.
5. SELECTION OF SWEEPSTAKES WINNER:
One (1) potential Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about June 25th, 2015 to each receive one Grand Prize:
• Trip to Paris ($4,050 ARV)
The potential Grand Prize Winner will be selected from all eligible entries who took the required actions during the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The potential Grand Prize Winner will be notified via e-mail to the e-mail address provided on the Sweepstakes entry form. The drawing will be conducted by Sponsor, whose decisions on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding. At the sole discretion of the Sponsor, disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following: (1) a potential Grand Prize Winner’s failure to respond to email notification within seven (7) days after its transmission; (2) the return of an email notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts; (3) a potential Grand Prize Winner’s failure to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof of age, identity and residency; (4) a potential Grand Prize Winner’s failure to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability/Publicity Release within seven (7) days after its transmission; (5) a potential Grand Prize Winner’s failure to validly claim the prize by May 30th, 2015; and (6) any other non-compliance with the Official Rules. In the event of prize forfeiture, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award or not award the forfeited prize to an alternate winner.
6. All taxes on the prize, if any, and other expenses related to accepting and/or using a prize not listed in these rules, including travel to/from the prize, are the sole responsibility of the winner. All prizes will be awarded, provided that they are validly claimed by June 30th, 2015, after which no alternate winner will be neither selected, nor unclaimed prize awarded.
7. PRIZE CONDITIONS:
All travel related expenses including but not limited to transportation to and from home, taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service charges, airport surcharges, departure taxes, hotel, resort or property fees, food & beverage and excursions, not specified in prize description and personal expenses including but not limited to telephone/Internet charges and gift shop purchases are the sole responsibility of prize winner. Winner and travel companion must travel on same itinerary. Winner and travel companion must have valid photo ID, passport, and any other required documentation prior to departure. Prize must be used between October 1, 2015 and April 30, 2016 or prize will be forfeited. Trip elements and travel are subject to availability. Trip must be booked at least six (6) weeks prior to requested travel dates. All reservations are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner. All hotel reservations are based on availability and all holidays may be excluded. Accommodations are subject to availability at time of reservation. Blackout dates (which include: 11/02/2015-11/06/2015, 11/30/2015-12/03/2015, 12/06/2015-12/13/2015, 12/30/2015- 1/01/2016, 3/02/2016 – 3/09/2016), 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 winner and his/her guest to redeem any portion of prize during the scheduled date and time, then the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner and/or guest other than to supply the remaining elements of the prize package minus the unused portion of prize. If for any reason whatsoever, 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 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 prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing from among all non-winning eligible entries. Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining the proper travel documentation (e.g., valid photo ID and/or passport) prior to travel. Winner’s guest must be legal U.S. resident, 21 years or older and must complete and return a Liability/Publicity/Travel Release prior to travel as noted above.
8. GENERAL RULES:
By entering or participating in the Sweepstakes, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules, and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information or technical failures of any kind, (2) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; or (3) any other computer, network, technical, human or other error, problem or malfunction that may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, or the selection or notification of winners. Further, if, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons outside the control of the Sponsor which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes (or portion thereof), Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes (or portion thereof). Sponsor also reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify the entry of any individual found to be (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or any website operated by the Sweepstakes Entities; (b) using any robotic, macro, automatic, programmed or like entry methods, which will void all such entries; (c) violating these Official Rules or the terms of service, conditions of use, and/or general rules of any Sponsor property or service; or (d) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the awarding, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of the prize; participation in this Sweepstakes or in any activity or travel related thereto or from any interaction with, or downloading of, computer Sweepstakes information.
9. PARTICIPANT OBLIGATIONS:
By entering, each entrant agrees to defend, indemnify, release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities from and against any and all losses, demands, damages, rights, claims, actions and liabilities of any kind arising out of or related to (i) entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or (ii) entrant’s participation in any prize-related activities (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury or death caused to any person(s). The Grand Prize Winner will assume all liability for any injury, death, or damage caused, or allegedly caused, by participating in this Sweepstakes or use or redemption of the prize. Any disputes that may arise hereunder shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of California without regard to the conflicts of laws principles of any jurisdiction. Venue with respect to any such disputes shall be had in the state and federal courts of the State of California. All taxes are the responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner, who may receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the final actual value of the prize, if applicable.
10. PERSONAL INFORMATION:
11. OFFICIAL RULES/WINNERS’ LIST REQUESTS:
To obtain a copy of these Official Rules or for notification of the winner, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: “Win a Dream Trip to Paris” Sweepstakes” c/o Cooking.com, 1960 East Grand Avenue, Suite 600, El Segundo CA 90245. Requests for winners’ lists must be received no later than three months after the end of the Sweepstakes Period.