Equinox – Win a trip to Hawaii valued at $4,499 on Mother’s Day, 2015!

Q & FRIENDS HAWAII SWEEPSTAKES

ENDS ON May 11, 2015, at 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANGES OF WINNING.

BY ENTERING, I AGREE TO RECEIVE NEWSLETTERS, SPECIAL OFFERS AND OTHER MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS FROM Q BY EQUINOX, AFAR, FOOD52 AND MZ WALLACE.

1. ELIGIBILITY:
This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are, as of the April 27, 2015 (1) at least 18 years of age (or 19 years of age for AL and NE residents) (each, an “Entrant”).

2. ENTRY PERIOD:
The Sweepstakes entry period begins April 27, 2015 at 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time and ends May 11, 2015, at 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time
3.HOW TO ENTER:
In order to enter the Sweepstakes, Entrants must go to the entry form on Q by Equinox’s website, located atq.equinox.com/newsletters/trip-to-hawaii, and follow the on-screen entry instructions to complete and thereafter submit the entry form, which includes your email address and agreement to the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes, including these Official Rules. No entry will be accepted for any Entrant that does not provide all of the information required on the subscription form. Limit one entry per e-mail address; multiple entries from the same e-mail address are void.

4. SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING:
In order to determine the winner of the prize, a random drawing of all eligible entries received during the Entry Period will be conducted on or about five (5) business days after the end of the Entry Period, but may be expedited or delayed in Equinox’s sole discretion. The random drawing will be conducted by Equinox, whose decisions on all matters relating to drawing and winners are final and binding. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

5. COMMUNICATION WITH POTENTIAL WINNERS:
Equinox will contact the potential winner by email (at the address provided on the entry form) on or about five (5) business days after the drawing, but notification may be expedited or delayed in Equinox’s sole discretion. Potential winners must reply to the email and claim the prize by provide his/her shipping address, and any other information or documentation requested by Equinox, which may include signing an Affidavit/Declaration of Eligibility (certifying, among other things, that the potential winner complied with the Official Rules), Release of Liability, and/or Prize Acceptance Form (collectively “Sweepstakes Documents”). The potential winner must complete the foregoing requirements within three (5) days after Equinox sending its initial notification email. If the potential winner does not complete such requirements within such five (5) day period, or Equinox’s initial message is returned as undeliverable or the winner is otherwise deemed ineligible, not in compliance with these Official Rules or declines to not accept a prize, Equinox will have the right in its sole discretion to disqualify the potential winner without further notice and forfeit such winner’s prize. All results are unofficial until Equinox’s acceptance of the potential winner’s claim of the prize and completion of related documentation (once accepted, the “Winner”). Entrants that do not win will not be notified.

6. PRIZES AND ESTIMATED RETAIL VALUE (ERV):
• The Winner will receive a prize package (the “Prize”) consisting of the following items:
• Round-trip, domestic, coach-class airfare for the Winner and one (1) Guest, from a major commercial airport near Winner’s residence (to a commercial airport near Maui, Hawaii (ERV: $2,000). Subject to terms and conditions set by airline. See Travel Restrictions below;
• Five (5) night stay at the Lumeria Maui hotel in Maui Hawaii for the Winner and one (1) Guest in a Superior Ocean View Room, including breakfast and complimentary yoga classes daily (ERV: $2,000. Subject to terms and conditions set by Lumeria Maui. See Travel Restrictions below;
• Two (2) sixty (60) minute massages at the Lumeria Maui’s spa (ERV: $320). Subject to terms and conditions set by Lumeria Maui (the foregoing airfare, hotel stay and massages, collectively, the “Prize Trip”). Subject to terms and conditions set by Lumeria Maui. See Travel Restrictions below;
• Limited Edition “charity:water” MZ Wallace Metro Tote and Water Bottle, filled with Everyday Beach Throw (ERV: $32), Navy Striped Scarf, ERV: $45); Porcelain Enamelware Cups, Set of 2 (ERV: $40); Beachy Hair Mist (ERV: $20); Salt Water Taffy (ERV: $26) and All-Natural Travel Towelettes (ERV: $16). See below regarding substitute prizes.

Prize will be awarded “as is” with no warranty or guaranty, either express or implied by Equinox. Prize elements are non-transferable and have no cash value. All taxes and other assessments resulting from the acceptance of a prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner and Winner may be subject to withholding tax. The Prize consists of only the items specifically listed as part of the Prize. In no event will Equinox be obligated to award more than the stated number of prizes. Equinox reserves the right to substitute any prize element with a different prize of equal or greater value. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. Prize may not be awarded if, among other things, the Winner does not meet the eligibility requirements or the Prize is not properly claimed.

Travel Restrictions:
Winner may select one (1) guest to accompany on Winner on the Prize Trip (“Guest”), subject to the following. Guest must be 18 years of age (or 19 years of age for AL and NE residents) as of the date Guest signs the Guest Release (defined below). Guest may be required to execute and return a release of liability and, where legal, a publicity release (collectively, the“Guest Release”), which must be returned with any required Sweepstakes Documentation or the Guest portion of the Prize Trip will be forfeited. Should Winner elect to travel or partake in the Prize Trip without a guest, the Guest portion of the Prize Trip will be forfeited and no additional compensation will be awarded to the Winner. Once a Guest is selected, he/she may not be substituted, except in Equinox’s sole discretion. Travel booking and ticketing will not occur until Equinox has received any required Sweepstakes Documentation and Guest Release. All Prize-related travel arrangements will be administered by Equinox, but Equinox reserves the right to require Winner to make hotel arrangements directly with the Lumeria Maui. Prize Trip must be completed by March 31, 2016 or it will be forfeited. Prize Trip must be booked at least sixty (60) days prior to intended departure date. Travel dates are subject to approval by Equinox as well as airline and hotel availability, approval, holiday and blackout dates, which include, without limitation: November 23, 2015 to November 28, 2015, and December 21, 2015 to January 3, 2016). Flight itinerary, including departure and arrival airports and any connecting flights, and airline will be determined by Equinox in its sole discretion. Winner and Guest must travel on the same itinerary, including the same departure date, destination and return date, and must have valid travel documents (e.g., valid government-issued photo ID) prior to departure, and failure to do so will result in forfeiture of Prize Trip. All elements of the Prize Trip must be redeemed at the same time or they will be deemed forfeited, and no changes to travel details will be permitted once travel arrangements have been booked, except at Equinox’s sole discretion. Once travel commences, no unscheduled stopovers are permitted; if an unscheduled stopover occurs, full fare will be charged from stopover point for the remaining segments, including return, of the trip. Prize Trip consists only of the elements expressly stated above. Any costs associated with the receipt of and/or use of the Prize Trip that are not expressly stated above are not included in the Prize, and Winner and Guest are solely responsible for costs not expressly stated above, which may include, without limitation: ground transportation (including to/from airport and to/from hotel), any unspecified state or local taxes or government surcharges or fees, service charges, facility fees, security fees, passenger tariffs or duties, trip and travel insurance and premiums, meals, drinks, incidentals, gratuities, telephone calls, upgrades, charges for changing dates or other personal costs and expenses not specified herein. Winner will be required to provide a valid major credit card or other acceptable form of payment, as determined in the hotel’s sole discretion, upon hotel check-in and all in-room charges, telephone calls, meals (except where specifically noted above), drinks, incidentals, upgrades and other personal charges and expenses charged to the Winner’s hotel room will be charged to that major valid credit card or deducted from the deposit provided. ERV of airfare may vary depending upon the points of departure, ground transportation and/or airline fare fluctuation; any difference between the stated ERV and final value of airfare will not be awarded to Winner. Prize Trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles. Equinox will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates or similar items once they are in the possession of Winner and/or the Guest. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. If Winner becomes disabled or cannot otherwise fully enjoy the Prize Trip due to illness or injury, Equinox shall have the option in its sole discretion of being relieved of liability for fulfillment of the Prize Trip and no other compensation in lieu of the Prize Trip will be awarded. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules and those set forth by Equinox’s hotel and air travel prize suppliers, including as detailed in the passenger ticket contract issued by such air travel supplier.

7. PRIVACY:
By entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees to be bound by Equinox’s Privacy Policy, which you may review athttp://q.equinox.com/privacy. If you are selected as the winner, your information and likeness may also be included in a publicly-available winner’s list and announcement by Equinox. By entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees to receive newsletters, special offers and other marketing communications from both Equinox and each of the Equinox Partners. You acknowledge and agree that any Equinox Partner’s use of your email address, and collection of additional information, will be subject to and under their respective privacy policies, and that the policies and practices of each Equinox Partner may differ from Equinox’s Privacy Policy. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, EQUINOX SHALL NOT BE LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PRIVACY PRACTICES OR THE COLLECTION OR USE OF AN ENTRANT’S INFORMATION BY ANY EQUINOX PARTNER.

8. GENERAL RULES:
By entering the Sweepstakes, Entrant accepts and agrees to these Official Rules and the decisions of Equinox, which shall be final in all matters, and Entrant represents to Equinox that it is eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes and that all information it provides is and will be accurate. Entries become the sole property of the Equinox. To the extent permitted by applicable law, acceptance of the Official Rules also constitutes permission to Equinox to, and Equinox reserves the right (but not the obligation) to use Entrant’s name and likeness in any and all media throughout the world in perpetuity without further notice or compensation to, or approval from, the Entrant.

Proof of submission is not proof of receipt of entry. Equinox is not responsible for (1) incomplete, lost, late, damaged, illegible or misdirected submissions of points, prize/prize notifications or other communications (including as a result of any e-mail filtering by an Entrant’s ISP, or e-mail provider, insufficient space in a user’s email account or errors or losses of any postal or delivery service); (2) technical problems (including malfunctions of any telephone lines, computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof); (3) fraud; (4) typographical or other error in the printing or display of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or announcement of the prize or the winner; or (5) any factor beyond its reasonable control that may impair the integrity, security, fairness, or proper functioning or administration of the Sweepstakes. As a result of any of the foregoing errors, failures or factors or for any other reason (including an unanticipated occurrence not fully addressed in these Official Rules) Equinox reserves the right to cancel, modify, terminate or suspend the Sweepstakes, or any part thereof including the Entry Period and Official Rules, in a manner deemed reasonable by Equinox, at Equinox’s sole discretion. Notice of any cancellation, modification, suspension or termination will be posted portion on the Q by Equinox website. In the event of any cancellation, modification, suspension, or termination Equinox reserves the right (but not the obligation) to select a winner, in accordance with Section 6, from the eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, suspension or termination. Equinox is not responsible for any damage to any Entrant’s computer system/software related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes.

ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR TAMPER WITH THE EQUINOX WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, EQUINOX RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. EQUINOX RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT THAT PROVIDES INCOMPLETE OR INACCURATE DETAILS, IS INELIGIBLE OR ACTING IN VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR IS DETERMINED TO BE TAMPERING OR MANIPULATING WITH THE ENTRY AND FUNCTIONING OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING BY ATTEMPTING TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL ENTRIES, WHETHER THROUGH USE OF ROBOTIC, AUTOMATIC, PROGRAMMED, OR OTHER LIKE METHODS OF PARTICIPATION.

By entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees, to the fullest extent permitted by law, to (1) release, discharge and hold harmless Equinox, the Equinox Partners, and its and their respective affiliates and subsidiaries, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and independent contractors (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any and all liability (including damages caused or claimed to be caused), loss, injury, illness, death, or litigation arising out of the Sweepstakes, participation in the Sweepstakes, and/or acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize; and (2) indemnify the Released Parties from any and all liability arising out of the Sweepstakes. Each Entrant hereby acknowledges that, to the fullest extent permitted by law, the Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by prize suppliers that may be sent along with a prize. Entrants assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by this Sweepstakes, participation in this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize. Claims may not be resolved through any form of class action. This Sweepstakes, the Official Rules, and any claims or disputes arising hereunder, will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without reference to its conflicts of laws principles. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes materials and the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. The Sweepstakes, the Equinox website, and all related pages, contents and code are copyright © 2015 Equinox. Equinox’s name, designs, logos and slogans are trademarks or service marks and exclusive property of Equinox. The names, designs, logos and slogans of the respective Equinox Partners are the exclusive property of the respective Equinox partners. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted material or trademarks without the express written consent of Equinox is strictly prohibited.

9. WINNERS LIST:
To receive the name of the Winner, send an email to editors@equinox.com with the subject line: “Q & Friends Hawaii Sweepstakes Winner” or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Equinox Holdings, Inc., 895 Broadway, New York, New York 10003, Attn: Q by Equinox: Q & Friends Hawaii Sweepstakes Winner. Requests be received by July 10, 2015, 11:59:59PM Eastern Time. Information will not be provided until the winner has been verified.