Food Network Magazine – Italy Getaway – Win an eight-day

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OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF
ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
HOW TO ENTER: Food Network Magazine Italy Getaway Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”). Go
to foodnetwork.com/Italy starting February 5, 2019 at 12:01 AM. ET, ending March 18, 2019 at
11:59 PM ET, on a computer or wireless device and complete and submit the entry form.
Important Notice: You may be charged for visiting the mobile website in accordance with the
terms of your service agreement with your carrier. Please consult your wireless service provider
regarding your pricing plan. You must use a Smartphone device to participate via your mobile
phone. Not all mobile phone providers carry the necessary service to participate. Check your
phone capabilities for specific Internet instructions. If your data usage exceeds what is allotted
by your data plan, you could be subject to additional fees by your carrier. Please contact your
mobile service provider with any questions regarding your bill. Winners/Prizes and
Approximate Retail Value: One (1) Winner will receive an eight-day, seven-night self-guided
walking adventure for two to Italy. The prize package includes boutique accommodations for
two (2) (single room, double occupancy, standard accommodations); daily breakfasts, one (1)
lunch, four (4) dinners, optional wine tasting for two (2), detailed map and route notes for
walking tour, and scheduled taxi transfers (ARV: $6,596), plus a $2,500 check, which winner
may use to defray transportation costs (ARV: $2,500). Total ARV: $9,096.
TRANSPORTATION NOT PROVIDED. Any difference between the stated ARV and the
actual value of the prize will not be awarded in any form.
Trip and accommodations are at Sponsor’s discretion, subject to availability, and blackout dates
may apply. This tour is available daily, on request, from April 15 through October 31, 2019.
Arrangements must be made at least 60 days prior to departure. Once scheduled, the itinerary
cannot be altered and failure of Winner to follow such a schedule shall not obligate Sponsor in
any way to provide the Winner with alternate arrangements. Winner will be solely responsible
for meals not provided, incidental expenses, tips and gratuities, income and other taxes, ground
and air transportation, and all other costs and expenses not otherwise specified herein. All
travelers must possess valid travel documents. The travel companion(s) of Winner must execute
a Publicity/Liability Release prior to departure.
WINNER SELECTION: Winner (the “Winner”) will be selected on or about March 19, 2019
in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. In the event the Sponsor does not
receive any eligible entries, the Sponsor has the right to cancel the Sweepstakes. Drawing will
be conducted by Food Network Magazine, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will
depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner will be notified via phone or e-mail at Sponsor’s
discretion on or about March 19, 2019. In the event the Winner doesn’t respond to Sponsor’s
notification or does not accept the prize within five (5) business days of notification, the prize
will be deemed forfeited and an alternate Winner will be selected. In the event that any one or
more potential Winner(s) fails to respond as stated above, declines the prize, such Winner(s) will
be deemed to forfeit the prize and Sponsor will select an alternate Winner(s) from the remaining
eligible entrants. If any alternate(s) similarly fails to respond or declines the prize, Sponsor will
use a reasonable number of attempts, in its discretion, to award the prize(s) to another
alternate(s) but if it is unable to do so, the prize(s) will be finally forfeited and Sponsor shall
have no further liability in connection with this Sweepstakes. LIST OF WINNERS: For the
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name of the Winner, send a separate self-addressed, stamped envelope to Food Network
Magazine, Floor 11, Food Network Magazine Italy Getaway Sweepstakes Winners’ List, Hearst
Communications, Inc., 300 West 57th
Street NY, NY 10019 within two (2) months from the end
of the Sweepstakes.
2. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, or District of Columbia who
have reached 21 years of age in his or her state or territory of residence at time of entry. Void in
Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law. Employees of Hearst Communications, Inc., Scripps
Interactive Networks, and their respective parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, participating
advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers (and members of their immediate family
and/or those living in the same of household of each such employees whether legally related or
not) are not eligible.
3. ENTRIES: Limit one (1) entry per person for Sweepstakes. Multiple entries from the same
person will be disqualified. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt. If applicable, inaccurate, lost, late,
misdirected or incomplete or entry forms that have been tampered with will be disqualified.
Entrants must have valid email address and it is entrant’s responsibility to update Sponsor of any
change in email address. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an online entrant, the prize will
be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address. The “authorized account
holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by an internet
service provider, online service provider, carrier, or other organization (e.g., business,
educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning the email addresses for the domain
associated with the submitted email address.
4. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Expenses not specifically included in prize
description and all taxes are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Each prize is awarded “as is”
with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied outside of manufacturer’s limited
warranty. No transfer, assignment or substitution of a prize permitted, except Sponsor reserves
the right to substitute prize for an item of equal or greater value in the event an advertised prize
is unavailable. The Winner is required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state, and
local laws, rules and regulations. All federal, state and local taxes, and any other costs not
specifically provided for in these Official Rules are solely the Winner’s responsibility. If the
actual retail value of any Winner’s prize is $600 or more, the Winner must complete a W9 form
and supply Sponsor with his/her social security number for tax purposes. An IRS Form 1099 will
be issued in the name of the Winner (or, if a minor, in the name of the minor) for the actual value
of the prizes received. Sponsor shall have no responsibility or obligation to the Winner or
potential Winner who are unable or unavailable to accept or utilize prizes as described herein.
Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor,
which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. Winner (and parent or
legal guardian if Winner is a minor) may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of
Eligibility, a Liability Release and where legally permissible a Publicity Release within five (5)
business days following the date of acceptance. Failure to comply with this deadline may result
in forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate Winner. Return of any prize/prize
notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate Winner.
Winner hereby further agrees that it will sign any documents necessary to transfer copyright of
his/her submitted entry, if applicable, to Sponsor within five (5) days following the date of first
attempted notification. By entering, Entrant grants permission for Sponsor, and any of its
affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers
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to use the entrant’s submission (including an altered form of the entry), if any, for editorial,
advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law.
If images are being submitted to Sponsor as a requirement for entry, Entrants agree that they
have all rights to use the images submitted and to allow Sponsor, any of its affiliates and
subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers to reuse any of
the images, without any liability, for editorial, advertising and promotional purposes.
Additionally, acceptance of the prize by Winner constitutes permission for Sponsor and any
affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers
to use Winner’s name and/or likeness and biographical material for editorial, advertising and
promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting
prize, Winner agrees to hold Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and their respective
parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representative agents, successors, assigns,
officers, directors, and employees harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be
caused by participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance or use of the prize. Sponsor is not
responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical or other error in the printing of the offer,
administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
5. INTERNET: Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in
omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction
or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone
equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind,
or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor or presenter on
account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any Web site, or via the
mobile phone or any combination thereof. If for any reason the Internet or mobile phone portion
of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs,
tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt
of affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes,
Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the
Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the
termination date. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers
with the entry process. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes if
it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the
Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to
abuse, threaten or harass other entrants. Caution: Any attempt by a participant to deliberately
damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of
criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek
damages from any such participant to the fullest extent of the law.
6. DISPUTES/CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any
and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this or any prize
awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and
exclusively by state or federal courts situated in New York, NY, (2) any and all claims,
judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event
attorneys’ fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages,
including without limitation lost profits may be awarded (collectively, “Special Damages”), and
(4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such
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damages multiplied or increased. New York State law, without reference to New York’s choice
of law rules, governs the Sweepstakes and all aspects related thereto.
7. SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Hearst Communications, Inc. and/or its joint
venture partners, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019.