Discover Puerto Rico – Deskover Puerto Rico Contest – Win 14 nights’ accommodation in Puerto Rico in an accommodation selected by Sponsor plus round-trip economy air travel for one person in connection to the same trip
Deskover Puerto Rico
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT
IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
This Contest is governed exclusively by the laws of the United States.
1. How to Enter. Eligible entrants (as defined in Section 3) who are interested in participating in
the Contest (“Contest”) may enter by:
(a) going to DiscoverPuertoRico.com/win-trip-to-work-puerto-rico (“Site”), reading the Official
Rules, completing the online entry form in its entirety, including providing full name, address,
phone number, email, birthdate, confirm they are a U.S. resident, and answer, in 280 characters,
the question “What could you accomplish if you could spend two weeks working in full color from
Puerto Rico?”, and clicking the “submit” button; or
(b) mailing a reasonable facsimile or a postcard size 4″ x 6″ in an envelope with his or her full
name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, confirmation that he/she is a U.S.
resident and answer, in 280 characters, the question “What could you accomplish by working
remote for two weeks in Puerto Rico?” to:
Discover Puerto Rico
Attn: Xiomara Rodríguez
500 Calle De La Tanca
Building Ochoa, Suite 402B
San Juan, PR 00901, USA
All entry information shall be collectively referred to herein as the “Submissions” or each as a
“Submission.” Submissions must comply with the Guidelines and Restrictions defined below.
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify this Contest in the event an insufficient number of
entries are received that meet the minimum judging criteria. Limit one (1) Submission per
person/per email address.
By entering, each entrant warrants and represents the following with respect to their
Submission: (a) entrant is the sole and exclusive owner of the Submission; (b) the Submission
will not infringe on any rights of any third parties.
Providing a Submission constitutes entrant’s consent to grant Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable,
perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from,
and display such Submissions in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into
other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including but not
limited toon any and all Internet media, including Sponsor’s web sites and properties and on social
networking sites (i.e., Facebook, YouTube, Twitter etc.), for any legal purpose whatsoever.
No mechanically reproduced entries, alterations or forged entries. No automated entry devices
and/or programs permitted. All Submissions become the sole and exclusive property of the
Sponsor and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible
for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, postage-due, misdirected,
technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind
whether mechanical, human or electronic. Only fully completed entry forms that comply with the
instructions and requirements detailed in these Official Rules are eligible. Proof of submission will
not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.
2. Start/End Dates. Contest begins at 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time on April 22nd, 2021 and ends at
11:59:59 PM Eastern Time on May 13th, 2021 (“Contest Period”).
3. Eligibility. Participation open only to persons that are 1) legal residents of the fifty (50)
United States or the District of Columbia; and 2) are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of
date of entry. All Participants must have access to the Internet and must have an email account.
Void outside of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and where prohibited, taxed or
restricted by law. Employees, officers and directors of Discover Puerto Rico (“Sponsor”), and
their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion
agencies, manufacturers or distributors of Contest materials and their immediate families
(parents, children, siblings, spouse) or members of the same household (whether related or not)
of such employees/officers/directors are not eligible to enter. You are not authorized to
participate in the Contest if you are not located within the fifty (50) United States or the District
of Columbia. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
4. Submission Guidelines and Content Restrictions: By entering, each entrant agrees that his or
her Submission conforms to the Submission Guidelines and Content Restrictions as defined below
(collectively, the “Guidelines and Restrictions”) and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may
remove any Submission and disqualify an entrant from the Contest if it believes, in its sole
discretion, that the entrant’s Submission fails to conform to the Guidelines and Restrictions.
The Submission must be in English.
The Submission must not contain material that violates or infringes any rights of any other
party, including but not limited to copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or any other
intellectual property rights;
The Submission must not in any way disparage Sponsor or any other person or party;
The Submission must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene hateful,
tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;
The Submission must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm
against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion,
nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
The Submission must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to
the laws or regulations of the United States or of any jurisdiction where Submission is
The Submission cannot promote illegal drugs or firearms (or the use of any of the
foregoing), or any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political
agenda or message;
The Submission must be consistent with theimage and values of Sponsor and be consistent
with and satisfy the purpose of the Contest.
Each entrant acknowledges that other entrants may have used ideas and/or concepts in their
Submission that may be similar in idea or concept to what is included in entrant’s Submission.
Each entrant understands and agrees that he/she shall not have any claim against any other entrant
or Sponsor arising out any such similarity or be entitled to any compensation because of any such
Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest, including, but not
limited to, interpretation and application of these Official Rules. By entering the Contest, entrants
fully and unconditionally agree tobe bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges,
which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest.
5. Judging Panel/Judging Criteria. Starting May 15th, 2021, eligible Submissions will be judged
by employees of Sponsor. All eligible Submissions will be entered into a randomized drawing to
narrow down the entries to 20 that will be judged based on the following equally weighted judging
criteria (“Judging Criteria”): (a) effort made in response, (b) demonstrated need, and (c)
enthusiasm. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
6. Prize(s). Six (6) Grand Prize Winners will receive: 14 nights’ accommodation in Puerto Rico
in an accommodation selected by Sponsor plus round-trip economy air travel for one (1) person in
connection to the same trip, including all sales taxes and fees. The trip will take place from August
1st through 15th, 2021. Winners must make themselves available to travel on these dates or will
forfeit the prize. Total approximate retail value of all prizes combined: $17,500 but actual value
may vary depending on air flight fluctuations and distance between departure and destination and
winners will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value. A total of five
alternate winners will be chosen in the same manner the Grand Prize Winners will be chosen.
Prize(s) is/are non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. In the case of unavailability
of [any] prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All
unspecified expenses are the responsibility of winner(s), including but not limited to, providing
his/her own transportation to and from airport, tours, meals, hotel incidentals and gratuities.
Winner(s) are solely responsible for obtaining valid government ID and any other documents
necessary for travel to Puerto Rico (such a negative COVID-19 test, etc.).
7. Notification. On or about May 20th, 2021, potential winner(s) will be notified via the email
address included in the Submission and may be required to sign and return, where legal, an
Affidavit or Declaration of Eligibility, Liability/Publicity Release and/or rights transfer document
within three (3) calendar days of prize notification. If any potential winner(s) cannot be contacted
within three (3) calendar days of first notification attempt, if any prize or prize notification is
returned as undeliverable, if any potential winner rejects his/her prize, if any potential winner does
not acknowledge receipt and acceptance of the prize and requirements detailed herein within three
(3) calendar days of the first notification attempt, or if for any reason Sponsor does not receive the
potential winner’s confirmation of receipt and acceptance of the prize and requirements detailed
herein within three (3) calendar days of the first notification attempt or in the event of
noncompliance with these Official Rules and requirements, such prize will be forfeited and may
be awarded to the Submission with the next highest score. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation
will be given. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, unintelligible, misdirected, or
technically corrupted communications from the potential winner(s), which will not be considered
as confirmation of receipt and acceptance of the prize and requirements, or for problems of any
kind of the potential winner(s) whether mechanical, human or electronic.
8. Conditions. [Sponsor shall not be liable or responsible in the event Submission is not used for
any reason]. Submissions may be cut, edited, reformatted, rearranged, combined with other
materials and/or otherwise modified,in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Any and all federal,
state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners. Participation in Contest and/or
acceptance of prize constitutes each winner’s permission for Sponsor to use his/her name, address
(city and state), likeness, photograph, picture, portrait, voice, biographical information,
Submission and/or any statements made by each winner regarding the Contest or Sponsor for
advertising and promotional purposes without notice or additional compensation, except where
prohibited by law. By participating, entrants and winners agree to release and hold harmless
Sponsor, and affiliated promotional parties and their/its advertising and promotion agencies and
their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents,
successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors (collectively, “Released Entities”), from any
and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without
limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with,
preparation for, travel to, or participation in Contest, or possession, acceptance and/or use or
misuse of prize or participation in any Contest-related activity and for any claims based on
publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement
or any other intellectual property-related cause of action. Entrants who do not comply with these
Official Rules or attempt to interfere with this Contest in any way shall be disqualified. Sponsor is
not responsible if Contest cannot take place or if [any] prize cannot be awarded due to travel
cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, epidemics,
pandemics, weather or acts of terrorism.
9. Additional Terms. Any attempted form of entry other than as set forth in Section 1 above is
prohibited; no automatic, programmed; robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. Sponsor,
its affiliates, partners and promotion and advertising agencies are not responsible for technical,
hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any
kind, lost or unavailable network connections, web site, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized
human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information
(regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions
which may limit one’s ability to enter the Contest, including any injury or damage to participant’s
or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Contest or
downloading any materials in this Contest. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to
cancel, terminate, modify,extend or suspend this Contest should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs,
non-authorized human intervention, fraud, epidemics, pandemics or other causes beyond its
control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Contest. In
such case, Sponsor will select the winners from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if
appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to
disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or
the operation of the Contest or web site. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the
Contest or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to
undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair
playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy,
abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE
OR UNDERMINETHELEGITIMATE OPERATIONOFTHE CONTESTMAY BE A VIOLATION
OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE
SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSONTO THE
FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
In the event of a dispute as to any Submission, the authorized account holder of the email address
used to register will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. The
“authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access
provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses
for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each entrant may be required to show proof
of being an authorized account holder.
10. Limitation of Liability; Disclaimer of Warranties. IN NO EVENT WILL THE
RELEASED ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR
PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE
AND/OR FROM DOWNLOADING AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED
FROM ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONTEST. WITHOUT LIMITING THE
FOREGOING, THIS CONTEST AND ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT
WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT
ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME
OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK
YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS ORLIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE
LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
11. Disputes; Governing Law. Each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all controversies, disputes,
claims and/or causes of action arising out of or relating to the Contest or these Official Rules shall
be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and shall not be consolidated
in any proceeding with any claim or controversy of any other party; (ii) any and all controversies,
disputes, claims and/or causes of action arising out of or relating to these Official Rules and/or the
Contest shall be resolved in the appropriate state or federalcourt located in, or nearest to, San Juan,
Puerto Rico. The parties agree not to raise the defense of forum non conveniens; (iii) any and all
claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including
costs associated with entering the Contest or these Official Rules, but in no event attorney’s fees;
and (iv) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN
AWARDS FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM PUNITIVE,
INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, AND ANY AND ALL RIGHTS TO
HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED. All issues and questions
concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or
the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be
governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, USA, without
giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of
the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York USA.
12. Use of Data. Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants online, in accordance
https://www.discoverpuertorico.com/info/privacy-policy. By participating in the Contest,entrants
hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledgethat
13. List of Winners. To obtain a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by May
1, 2021 to:
Discover Puerto Rico
Attn: Xiomara Rodríguez
500 Calle De La Tanca
Building Ochoa, Suite 402B
San Juan, PR 00901, USA
14. Sponsor. Discover Puerto Rico, 500 Calle De La Tanca, Building Ochoa, Suite 402B, San
Juan, PR, 00901 USA www.discoverpuertorico.com