Proximo Spirits – Bushmills Find Ireland – Win one (1) trip for two (2) to Northern Ireland for four (4) days and three (3) nights

Bushmills® Find Ireland Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”)
Official Rules (the “Official Rules”)
THE SWEEPSTAKES IS RESTRICTED TO ENTRANTS WHO ARE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME
OF ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES AND WHO ARE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES. VOID
OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. ALL FEDERAL, STATE
AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY. PURCHASE OR
PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility
The Sweepstakes is open only to legal U.S. residents who are at least twenty-one (21) years old at the
time of entry. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. The following individuals are not eligible to
win the Sweepstakes: (a) employees of (i) Sponsor (as defined in Section 2 below) or its related
companies, (ii) vendors of Sponsor, (iii) licensed alcoholic beverage distributors and retailers, (iv)
Administrator (as defined in Section 2 below) and, in each case, any of its or their respective affiliates,
subsidiaries, advertising agencies or any other company or individual involved with the design,
production, execution or distribution of the Sweepstakes and (b) the immediate family (spouse, parents
and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and step-children) and household members
(people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year) of each such individual.
The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation
constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and
Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning
a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. No purchase or payment is
necessary to enter or win the Sweepstakes.
2. Sponsor and Administrator
Sponsor: Proximo Spirits, Inc., 333 Washington St., Jersey City, NJ 07302.
Administrator: Avid Marketing Group, P.O. Box 1008, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1008.
3. Timing
The Sweepstakes begins on April 1, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on May 31, 2018 at
12:00 a.m. ET (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor is the official time keeper for this Sweepstakes.
4. How to Enter There are two (2) different ways to enter the Sweepstakes (“Entry Methods”).
Entry Method No. 1 – Enter via website. During the Sweepstakes Period, go to
bushmills.com/realireland . Follow the instructions to complete and submit an entry by providing your
name, e-mail address and telephone number when prompted. Check the designated boxes indicating
you are 21 years of age or older and that you have read and agreed to these Official Rules. Multiple
entries are not allowed. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will be will not be
acknowledged or returned. All entrant information, including e-mail addresses, is subject to the Privacy
Policy of the Sponsor.
Entry Method No. 2 – Enter by Mail. Print your name, address, date of birth and telephone number and
the words “Bushmills Find Ireland Sweepstakes – PRO209246W” on a 3″ x 5″ card and mail to: c/o Avid
Marketing Group (AMG), P.O. Box 1008, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1008.
Entering is free. Limit: one (1) entry per person, per mailing address, and per email address during the
Sweepstakes Period, regardless of Entry Method. A person may enter by website OR by mail but NOT
by using any combined use of methods. Multiple entries will automatically result in disqualification. All
entries must be received no later than 11:59:59 p.m. ET on May 31, 2018. All entries become the
property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
Proof of submission of an entry does not constitute proof of receipt of entry by Sponsor or its agents.
Sponsor reserves the right to void all entries made through any third-party website or service, or
through any robotic, automatic, mechanical, programmed or similar entry duplication method, and to
disqualify any individual using such a website/service or entry method. Sponsor is not responsible for
technical difficulties or Internet service disruptions or other equipment or service issues which might
affect an online user’s ability to enter and qualify or the ability of Sponsor to notify the winners.
Facsimiles or mechanical reproductions will not be accepted and entrants may not use any other device
or artifice to enter in excess of the number of entries allowed. All entries become the property of
Sponsor and will not be returned.
5. Winner Selection
Prize Winners
One (1) grand prize will be randomly selected from all digital and mail in entries at the conclusion of the
Sweepstakes Period with final selection occurring on or about June 4, 2018.
The drawings will be conducted by Administrator, an independent third party organization, whose
decisions, along with the decisions of Sponsor, will be final and binding in all matters relating to this
Sweepstakes. Odds of winning a prize will be determined by the total number of eligible entries received
through all Entry Methods combined. The awarding of the prize is subject to verification of the potential
winner’s eligibility. The winner will be notified by email and/or postal mail on or around June 4, 2018,
and will be required to (a) sign and return (i) an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release and (ii) a Docusign of
intention to accept the prize and (b) furnish valid proof of age in a form prescribed by Sponsor (for
example, a copy of a valid driver’s license, birth certificate or passport) within three (3) days of
notification. If any prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or if a potential winner fails to return
the prize claim documents within the stated time period, or if a potential prize winner cannot accept the
prize as stated, or if Sponsor, in its sole discretion, deems a potential winner ineligible to receive the
prize for any reason, the corresponding prize will be forfeited in its entirety and awarded (time
permitting) to an alternate winner in a random drawing from among the remaining entries received.
6. SPONSOR’S AND/OR ADMINISTRATOR’S DECISIONS AS TO THE ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATION
OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE SELECTION OF POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL
MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE UNLESS AND
UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY AND THE POTENTIAL WINNING ENTRY HAVE BEEN VERIFIED AND
ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSOR WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREEN
SHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY ENTRY THAT
OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED DEFECTIVE AND IS VOID AND
WILL NOT BE HONORED.
7. Verification of Potential Winners
Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and
winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Each winner must be 21 years of age or older. The
potential winner may be required to provide Sponsor or Administrator with documentation that shows
he or she was an eligible participant. In the event that a potential winner of a Sweepstakes prize is
disqualified for any reason, Administrator may award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by
random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries.
Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s
sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any listed prize for one of equal or greater value
for any reason. Any and all guarantees and warranties are subject to the manufacturer’s terms and
conditions, and winner agrees to look solely to such entity for any such warranty or guarantee claim.
Winners are solely responsible for all federal, state and local income taxes.
Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a background check of any criminal records of any prize winner.
To the extent necessary and permitted by law, prize winners authorize this background check. Sponsor
reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any prize winner from any prize element, based on
the background check. Winner also accepts sole responsibility for any miscellaneous costs relating to
acceptance of prize.
8. Prizes
Prizes
One (1) grand prize will be awarded during the Sweepstakes Period. The grand prize winner will receive
one (1) trip for two (2) to Northern Ireland for four (4) days and three (3) nights, including hotel
accommodations, airfare and designated activities outlined in an itinerary. Alcoholic beverages are not
part of the prize. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the prize package is $10,000.00. Actual value may
vary. Any difference between the stated ARV and actual value will not be awarded.
Prize Restrictions Winner and guest must travel together on same itinerary as determined by
Sponsor/Administrator in their sole discretion. Without limiting the foregoing, airports and hotel are of
Sponsor’s sole choosing. Winner’s guest must be at least 21 years of age. Valid photo identification is
required for prize travel. Trip is subject to availability and other restrictions. Should winner choose to
accept prize without a guest for any reason, prize will be awarded in increments appropriate for a single
traveler and no additional prize or compensation will be awarded. Should winner or guest be
determined by Sponsor, venue operator and/or any other third party prize supplier (including, hotel or
airline) to be conducting themselves in an inappropriate, anti-social or belligerent manner (e.g.,
intoxication) in conjunction with any aspect of the prize trip, winner or guest (as applicable) will be
ejected from the premises/activity (as applicable), prize trip will be immediately terminated for
winner/guest (as applicable) and Sponsor shall not have any liability to winner/guest (as applicable)
under any legal theory. All expenses not specified herein as to prize acceptance and use (including, by
way of example only, travel to/from departure airport, souvenirs, meals) are the sole responsibility of
winner and guest. Winner and guest will NOT receive any frequent flier miles, award points or other
“perks” in conjunction with prize travel.
9. Entry Conditions and Release
By entering, each participant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the
decisions of Sponsor and Administrator, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this
Sweepstakes; (b) release and hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator, the prize suppliers and any other
organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the
Sweepstakes, and all of their respective affiliates and related entities and each of their respective
officers, directors, agents, vendors, employees and other representatives (collectively, the “Released
Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses and liability, including but not limited to
negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of
privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or
other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark,
copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage or death or personal injury arising out
of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the
Sweepstakes, acceptance or use or misuse of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto)
and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the
Released Parties from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable
attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to an entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or
entrant’s acceptance, use or misuse of prize.
Any personally identifiable information collected during an entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes
will be collected by Sponsor, Administrator or other Sponsor designee and used by Sponsor, its affiliates,
designees, agents and marketers for purposes of the administration and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes
as described in these Official Rules.
10. Publicity
Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes winner’s consent to Sponsor’s
and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state
for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
11. General Conditions
Administrator reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if
any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Administrator’s reasonable control impairs the
integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Administrator in its sole discretion.
Administrator reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering
with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official
Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any
person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of
criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Administrator reserves the right to seek
damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Administrator’s failure to enforce
any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Entry in the Sweepstakes constitutes an entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to abide by and
accept the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. No substitution of prize or cash equivalent
except at Sponsor’s sole discretion and as required by law. Cash equivalent may be less than the ARV of
the prize. Prize is non-transferable except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. All federal, state and
local taxes on the prize are winner’s sole responsibility. By accepting the prize, winner waives the right
to assert as a cost of winning said prize, any and all costs of redemption or travel to redeem said prize
and any and all liability that might arise from redeeming or seeking said prize.
The value of the prize won by a participant in the Sweepstakes may be taxable as income to its winner.
Winner is solely responsible for any and all taxes and/or fees associated with the prize. Winner will be
issued an IRS Form W-9 with the Affidavit of Eligibility and Release and a subsequent IRS Form 1099 if
necessary. Upon receipt of a prize, the winner shall be required to comply with any and all applicable
federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.
The stated ARV of the prize is based on available information provided to Sponsor. Any difference in ARV
at the time of awarding will not be awarded, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be
reported for tax purposes as required by law. Neither Sponsor nor Administrator have made any
warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize
awarded, and specifically disclaim all such warranties, representations or guarantees, including, without
limitation, any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
Electronic Entries: In the event of a dispute, online entries will be deemed made by the authorized
account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. The authorized account holder is the
natural person who is assigned to the email address by an Internet access provider, online service, or
other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses. Potential winner may be required to
show proof of being the authorized account holder. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO
DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS
SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE,
SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT
PERMITTED BY LAW.
12. Limitations of Liability
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether
caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or
utilized in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions,
interruptions or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (c) unauthorized
human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (d) technical or human error
which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (e) any injury
or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from
entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an
entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or otherwise destroyed or
corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, provided that if it is not possible
to award another entry due to discontinuance of the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, for any reason,
Sponsor, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received
up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated
number of prizes will be awarded. One prize per person only. In the event that production, technical,
seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in
these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated
number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims.
13. Choice of Law and Disputes
By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction,
validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, participant’s rights and obligations, or
the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by laws of
the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of laws principles. By
participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and
local courts located in New York, New York.
Entrants agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with
this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of
class action; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs
incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and
(c) 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. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR
INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
14. Entrant’s Personal Information
Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which is available at
http://proximospirits.com/privacy/. Each entrant acknowledges that, by entering the Sweepstakes,
entrant has opted into Sponsor’s Privacy Policy and, by opting into Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, has read and
accepted Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. Any complaints or concerns regarding this policy should be directed
to jfiorini@avidinc.com
15. Sweepstakes Results
For Sweepstakes results and/or a copy of these Official Rules, send a hand-printed, self-addressed,
stamped envelope to Bushmills Find Ireland Sweepstakes – PRO209246W c/o Avid Marketing Group,
P.O. Box 1008, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1008. Requests for the winner list must be received by June 30,
2018.
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Distillery Company Limited. ©2018 Proximo, Jersey City, NJ. Please drink responsibly.