Pernod Ricard – Absolut Coachella Vip – Win a trip for two (2) (winner and one (1) guest age 21 or older) to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio

Absolut® Coachella VIP Sweepstakes

Official
Rules

 

NO PURCHASE OR TEXT
MESSAGE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  MAKING
A PURCHASE OR SENDING A TEXT DOES NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING.  THE FOLLOWING SWEEPSTAKES IS VALID ONLY IN THE
UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (“D.C.”), AND IS OPEN ONLY TO QUALIFIED
PERSONS (AS DEFINED IN THE RULES BELOW). 
VOID ELSEWHERE AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED. 
BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE
OFFICIAL RULES AND THE DECISIONS OF SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR.  DO NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU
DO NOT AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND FALL WITHIN THE ELIGIBILITY
REQUIREMENTS AS SET FORTH BELOW. 

 

Sweepstakes
Name:  Absolut Coachella VIP Sweepstakes (the
“Sweepstakes”).

 

Sweepstakes
Dates: Registration begins
at 12:00:01am Eastern Time (“ET”) on 2/1/2020,
and ends at 11:59:59pm ET on 3/31/2020
(the “Registration Period”).  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable
federal, state and local laws and regulations. 
Void outside the United States and D.C., and wherever restricted or prohibited
by law.

 

Eligibility – Who May
Enter:  Each individual entering the Sweepstakes
(each, an “Entrant”), at the time of entry: (a) must be a legal resident of the
United States or D.C.; (b) must be 21 years or older; (c) must have a valid
U.S. driver’s license or government issued photo identification; (d) must have
access to the internet in order to enter; (e) may not be, or at any time since January
1, 2020, have been, an employee, officer, director, member, shareholder, or
agent of Million Dollar Media, LLC (the
“Sweepstakes Administrator”), Pernod Ricard USA, LLC (the “Sponsor”), or any of
their respective franchisees, parents, affiliated companies, suppliers,
distributors and retailers of alcohol-beverage products, subsidiaries, printers,
advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated
with the design or execution of this Sweepstakes (collectively, “Released
Parties”); (f) may not be an immediate family member or household member of any
individual identified in item (e) above. 
“Immediate family members” includes, for purposes of this Sweepstakes,
parents (including in-laws), step-parents, grandparents, siblings (including
step-siblings), half-siblings, children (including step-children), grandchildren
(including step grandchildren) and each of their respective spouses and/or
domestic partners, regardless of where they reside.  “Household members” means people who share
the same residence at least three (3) months per year.

 

How to Enter:  There are six (6) methods of entry.

 

1.     Text:  You
may initiate participation via text during the Registration Period, if you are located
within the United States and are in possession of a Short Message Service (SMS)
capable device with an eligible text plan, and have obtained the bill payer’s
permission to send a text.  Text entry
may not be available through all wireless carriers.  Send a text message from your mobile device to
the designated short code (77000)
with the designated key word (ABSOLUT) in
the body of the message.  You will
receive an automated text reply providing a link to the contest website at www.AbsolutFestival.com.  Click the link, and follow the prompts to
complete your online entry (see below).  Message and data rates may apply to each text
message sent or received as provided in your wireless plan.  Contact your carrier for pricing plans and
details.  All text submissions must be
received by 11:59:59pm ET on 3/31/2020.

2.     Online
Registration: To enter directly online (without sending a text), visit www.AbsolutFestival.com or www.Absolut.com/US/Coachella during
the “Registration Period”.  Entrants must
fully complete the online registration page with all required information
including his/her name, valid email address, phone number (including area code), state of residence and date of birth.  After having read and agreed to these
Official Rules, and agreeing to receive offers and updates via email from
Sponsor, click the submit button to submit your online entry.  All online entries
must be fully complete for all required information, and must be received by
11:59pm ET on 3/31/2020 to be
eligible. 

3.     Via
a Web Banner Ad:  To participate via a Web Banner Ad, click on
the Sponsor’s Promotion Banner Ad where available (each a “Banner Ad”) during
the “Registration Period”.  Entrants must fully complete the registration fields with
all required information, and click submit to submit your Web Banner Ad entry.  By submitting an entry, entrant agrees to
these Official Rules, and to receive offers and updates via email from Sponsor.  Banner Ads may be available at various
websites at different times during the Sweepstakes Period. (When during the Sweepstakes Period and for how long during the
Sweepstakes as well as where Banner Ads are located will be determined by
Sponsor in its sole discretion).

4.     Via
a Sponsored Facebook Ad:  To enter via a sponsored ad on Facebook, if
you are served a sponsored Sweepstakes ad on your Facebook news feed, you may
click where indicated to complete the online entry form during the
“Registration Period”.  Entrants must fully complete the registration field with
all required information, and click submit to submit your Facebook Ad entry.  By submitting an entry, entrant agrees to
these Official Rules, and to receive offers and updates via email from Sponsor.    

5.     Via
a Sponsored Instagram Ad:  To enter via a sponsored ad on Instagram, where
available, you may click where indicated to complete the online entry form
during the “Registration Period”.  Entrants must fully complete the registration fields with
all required information, and click submit to submit your Instagram Ad entry.  By submitting an entry, entrant agrees to
these Official Rules, and to receive offers and updates via email from Sponsor. 

6.     Via
a Sponsored SnapChat Ad:  To enter via a sponsored ad on SnapChat, where
available, you may click where indicated to complete the online entry form
during the “Registration Period”.  Entrants must fully complete the registration fields with
all required information, and click submit to submit your SnapChat Ad entry.  By submitting an entry, entrant agrees to
these Official Rules, and to receive offers and updates via email from Sponsor. 

 

All entries must be fully
complete for all required information, and must be received by 11:59pm ET on 3/31/2020
to be eligible.  Maximum of one entry per
person and per valid email address during the entire Registration Period,
regardless of method of entry.  Any incomplete or
ineligible entries, or any entry submitted with an invalid or false email
address, phone number or other incorrect information will be disqualified.  Released
Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, incomplete,
invalid, unintelligible, damaged, or for entries submitted in a manner that is
not expressly allowed under these rules, or for any
entry not submitted or received due to any technical error or failure,
unauthorized human intervention, inaccurate capture or mis-entry of any
required information, or the failure to capture any such information for any
reason including programming or technical errors, or effects of hackers or
failure of any electronic equipment, computer or cellular transmissions and/or
network connections; all of which will be disqualified.

 

Entrants may
opt out of Email notifications at any time, without affecting their entry, by
following provided opt-out instructions. 
By participating and submitting an
entry, contestant agrees that sponsor and participating parties are authorized
to contact entrant via email, mail, phone or any other form of media to make
contestant aware of information pertinent to the Promotion, and to distribute
information regarding the Sponsor(s) featured products, special events or
promotional offers, or coupons. Contestants may opt-out of any further email
communication at any time by simply replying REMOVE to any email message, or
following the provided opt-out instructions.

 

Each
participant must submit an entry on his/her own behalf.  Any entry submitted on behalf of another
individual or using another person’s email address or name, or providing any
false email addresses or information, will be disqualified and ineligible to
claim any prize.  Any attempt by any
participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries allowed by using same,
multiple/different emails, identities, or any other methods void that
participant’s entries and that participant may be disqualified.  No mechanically reproduced or automated entries
permitted.  Use of any automated system
to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification and all such
entries will be deemed void. 

 

In the event
of a dispute as to any entry, registration or submission, the authorized
account holder of the email address used to register, and associated with the
entry will be deemed to be the registrant and s/he must be eligible according
to 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.  Proof of being the authorized account holder
may be required.

 

By
registering to enter Sweepstakes, you affirm that you have read and accepted
these Official Sweepstakes Rules.  All entries received become the property of the Sponsor and
will not be returned.  All entrants agree to be bound by and abide
by the official rules of the Sweepstakes. 

 

Winner Selection and
Notification:  On or about 4/1/2020, a random drawing will be held to select a total of three
(3) potential grand prize winners (see grand prize description below).  Potential grand prize winners shall be
selected as follows: 

Prize Pool #1:  one (1) grand prize winner shall be
randomly selected from among all eligible entries received.
Prize Pool #2:  one (1) grand prize winner shall be
randomly selected from among all eligible entries received from among
residents of CA.
Prize Pool #2:  one (1) grand prize winner shall be
randomly selected from among all eligible entries received from among residents
of PA.

 

Each
potential winner will be notified initially by phone and/or email beginning on
or about 4/1/2020.  If the Administrator is unsuccessful in its
attempt to reach and speak directly with a selected potential grand prize winner
by phone within 24-hours of the initial notification attempt to the phone
number or email address associated with that contestant’s entry, then that
contestant may be disqualified and an alternate potential winner may be randomly
selected from among the remaining eligible entries received and notified as per
the procedures outlined above (time
permitting).  Note: phone messages will not be left during the winner notification
process.

 

During
winner notification, the selected potential winner must confirm their
eligibility, and indicate their willingness and ability to travel during the
designated travel dates and accept the prize. 
The potential winner will then receive official notification via email
delivery.  If the selected winner does
not meet the eligibility requirements, or is unable or unwilling to travel
during the designated travel dates, accept the prize or elects to decline the
prize, s/he will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time
permitting, an alternate winner will be randomly selected from among all
remaining eligible entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above (time permitting).  Any disqualified contestant will not receive
any alternate prize substitution or compensation.  Decisions
of the Administrator in the selection and determination of the winners and all
matters relating to this Sweepstakes are final and binding. 

 

All
of the following will apply to each grand prize winner: 1) Winner will be
required to complete and return, within 1-day of date of receipt, a prize
acceptance form, including an affidavit of eligibility and a
liability/publicity release signed by both the winner and their travel guest,
age 21 or older (publicity release where permitted) and a W-9 form;  2) Winner may be required to present a copy of
a valid social security card and a valid driver’s license as a condition of
participating or receiving any prize;  and
3) Winner will be issued a 1099 form reflecting the value of the grand prize
award and is responsible for paying all applicable taxes (including, but not
limited to all local, state and federal taxes) on all prizes awarded.  Failure to collect or properly claim any
prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the
prize.  If forfeited for any reason,
finalist will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation, and the
prize will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as
provided herein. 

 

Grand Prize Award
(Maximum 3 winners):  Each grand prize winner shall receive a trip
for two (2) (winner and one (1) guest age
21 or older) to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, CA
during the Sponsor designated travel dates
(scheduled for weekend #2: April 17 – 20, 2020 or as otherwise designated by
Sponsor), based upon availability and subject to change.  Each grand prize trip for two has a maximum
retail value not to exceed $4,800, and includes:

Round
trip coach class airfare for two (winner
and one guest age 21 or older) from the nearest major airport to the
winner’s home as designated by Sponsor to the Sponsor designated airport
servicing the Los Angeles, CA metro area (LAX, ONT, or PSP).  Actual departure date, times, airline
and airports based upon availability and shall be solely determined by
Sponsor. 

·        
NOTE:  If winner resides within 150-miles of Indio,
CA, Sponsor reserves the right to award a $150.00 travel stipend in lieu of air
transportation.

Three (3)-nights
standard hotel accommodations, double occupancy at a standard hotel as
solely designated by Sponsor in Indio, CA area (based upon availability); check-in and check-out dates as
solely specified by Sponsor, scheduled for 4/17/20 – 4/20/20;
Two (2) VIP
3-day tickets to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, CA
for weekend #2 (April 17 – 19, 2020);
One (1)
$500 gift card towards ground transportation expenses, awarded from the
gift card provide as solely determined and designated by Sponsor.  Gift card subject to the terms and
conditions of the gift card policy from the issuing provider.

 

Sponsor
is not responsible for any travel delays or difficulty for any grand prize
award.  If travel delays or difficulty
prevent arrival in time for any and all elements of trip or prize award,
Sponsor is not responsible for awarding any compensation in lieu thereof.  The winner and his/her guest must travel together
on the same itinerary.  Any changes to
completed travel arrangements, once booked, are the sole responsibility of the
winner, and are solely at the winner’s expense. 
Actual value of the trip will depend on point of departure, destination
and any airfare fluctuations.  Each
winner and travel companions are solely responsible for all costs incurred to
and from the nearest major airport to the winner’s home as designated by
Sponsor as the prize originates and terminates at such departure point unless
otherwise agreed to by Sponsor in writing. 

 

Grand
prize winner and guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her state of
residence (and at least 21) and will be required to execute and return a
liability/publicity release prior to prize award.  All ground transportation including airport
and hotel transfers, parking, meals, gratuities, checked baggage fees, airline
seat assignment fees, hotel resort fees, incidental expenses, applicable taxes
(including, but not limited to all local, state and federal taxes) and any
other expenses not specified herein as being included in the prize award are
the sole responsibility of winner. 
Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damaged or stolen luggage.  It is recommended that each winner and travel
companion obtain sufficient personal insurance prior to departure.  Winner and travel companion hereby release
Sponsor from any duty to provide, check, or verify any and all necessary ID’s,
passports, visas and tourist cards, birth certificates, vaccination certificates,
and any other travel requirements (“Personal Documents”).  Sponsor shall not have any responsibility for
the replacement of lost or stolen Personal Documents or tickets, coupons,
vouchers, receipts or other documents pertaining to the prize (“Travel
Documents”) once the Travel Documents have been provided to winner and travel
companion. 

 

General
Prize Conditions:  All other costs and expenses related to
prize acceptance, delivery, redemption or use not specified herein as being
provided are the sole responsibility of winner. 
All
income, federal, state and local taxes are the winner’s sole responsibility.  All prize awards are non-transferable and no
cash redemption or prize substitution allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole
discretion or as provided herein. 
Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with one of comparable
or greater value, at its sole discretion.  All
prizes are awarded as is, without any warranty, express or implied, by
Sponsor.  Failure to collect or properly
claim prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the
prize.  If forfeited for any reason,
participant will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation, and the prize will remain the property
of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as provided herein.  All properly
claimed prizes will be awarded.  Any
unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. 

 

Additional Rules &
Restrictions:  By participating, entrants agree to
abide by and be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and
Administrator, which shall be final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.  In the event an entrant wins a prize, and is
later found to be in violation of these rules he/she will be required to
forfeit the prize or to reimburse Sponsor for the stated value of the prize if
such violation is discovered after winner has used the prize. Participation in Sweepstakes
constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use entrants’
names, cities and states of residence and/or likenesses for purposes of
advertising and trade in any and all media now or hereafter known worldwide on
perpetuity without limitation or further compensation, notification or
permission, unless prohibited by law. 
False, fraudulent or deceptive entries or acts shall render entrants
ineligible for any prize.

 

By
participating, entrants agree to hold all Released Parties harmless from any
claims, losses, actions, or damages of any kind, whether actual, incidental or
consequential, for injury (including but not limited to death), damages, losses
or expenses arising out of or relating to entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes,
or the acceptance, possession or use/misuse of any prize, or participation in
prize-related activities (including but not limited to travel or activity
related thereto), and to assume all liability therefor. 

 

Released
Parties shall not be liable to winner or any other person for failure to supply
the prize or any part thereof by reason of any acts of God, any actions,
regulations, orders, or requests by any governmental entity, equipment failure,
terrorist acts, war, fire, unusually severe weather, embargo, labor dispute or
strike, labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, or
any other cause beyond Released Parties’ sole control. 

 

Participants
are restricted to use of ordinary and typical computer equipment, mobile phone
equipment, Internet access and cellular networks. Sponsor disclaims all
liability for the inability of a participant to complete or continue an entry
due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts
beyond the Sponsor’s control, or otherwise. The Sponsor disclaims any liability
for entries not received due to technical difficulties or transmission errors.
The Sponsor disclaims all liability for any delays, mis-delivery, loss, or
failure in the delivery of any item sent by mail, courier, express, electronic
transmission, or other delivery method. 
Released Parties are not responsible for mechanical, technical,
electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors,
malfunctions or failures of any kind, including: failed, incomplete, garbled or
delayed transmission of online entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines,
the Internet or at any website or lost or unavailable network connections which
may limit an online entrant’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes, and
any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile
phone related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any
information necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes.  Released Parties are not responsible for any
other errors of any kind, whether computer, technical, typographical, printing,
human or otherwise, relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes,
including, without limitations, errors which may occur in connection with the
printing or advertising of this Sweepstakes, administration or execution of the
Sweepstakes, the cancellation of the game, the processing of entries or in the
announcement of the prizes or prize winner. 
Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any
person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes website.

 

Sponsor
reserves the right to cancel, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes for reasons
including, but not limited to fraud, misconduct, regulatory, or technical
failures destroy or threaten the integrity of this portion of the Sweepstakes,
in the opinion of the Sponsor/Administrator, or if a computer virus, bug, or
other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper
conduct of the Sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor/Administrator, in their
sole discretion. In the event of early termination of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor
reserves the right to determine prize winners in a random drawing from among
all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the time/date of such
termination.

 

IN CASE OF DISPUTES:  By
participating, each entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and
causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Promotion, or any
prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of
class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or
state court within the State of New Jersey; (2) any and all claims, judgments,
and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including
costs associated with entering this Promotion, and in no event will entrant be
entitled to received attorneys’ fees or other legal costs; and (3) 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 other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses,
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
entrant and Sponsor in connection with this Promotion, shall be governed by,
and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey, without
giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions
(whether of the State of New Jersey or any other jurisdiction), that would cause
the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New
Jersey.

 

Odds:  Odds
of being selected as a grand prize winner are dependent upon the total number
of eligible entries received for each prize pool as outlined above. 

 

Official Rules & Winner List: 
For a copy of these Official Rules, or the name of prize winner, send a
self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by 5/15/2020 to: Absolut Coachella
VIP Sweepstakes, c/o Million Dollar Media, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095.  PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting,
official rules or winner list.

 

Privacy Policy: Sponsor shares your concerns about the
privacy of your personal information. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants
agree to receive marketing materials, communications and other materials from
the Sponsor and/or any promotional partners whose products and services Sponsor
feels might interest entrants at a future date. An entrant not interested in
receiving future promotional offers should write to: PRUSAConsumerSupport@pernod-ricard.com to notify the Sponsor that he or she
does not desire to receive such materials.

 

Sponsor: 
This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Pernod Ricard, 250 Park Avenue, New
York, NY 10177.

 

Sweepstakes Administrator: 
The Sweepstakes is administered by Million Dollar Media, LLC, P.O. Box
278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095.

 

 

ABSOLUT®.  ENJOY RESPONSIBLY.

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Absolut Spirits Co., New York, NY

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