Stonefield Sweepstakes Terms & Conditions
ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN 5 NIGHTS FOR TWO AT STONEFIELD VILLA RESORT IN SAINT LUCIA SWEEPSTAKES
Official Rules and Regulations
The Sweepstakes Begins on Saturday, May 16th, 2020 at 12:00pm AST and ends on Thursday, July 16th, 2020 at 11:59pm AST.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
VALID IN CANADA, EXCLUDING QUEBEC
VALID IN THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ENTRY IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
The Stonefield Villa Resort Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) encourages entrants (“Entrant(s)” or “You” to enter via the method described below for a chance to win 5-nights for two (2) at Stonefield Villa Resort in Saint Lucia, Caribbean. One (1) winner will be selected at random, and the prize will be awarded in accordance with these Official Rules (“these Rules”).
Binding Agreement. In order to enter the Sweepstakes, You must agree to these Rules. Therefore, please read these Rules prior to entry to ensure you understand and agree. You agree that submission of an entry in the Sweepstakes constitutes agreement to these Rules. You may not submit an entry to the Sweepstakes and are not eligible to receive the Prize described in these Rules unless You agree to these Rules. Participation constitutes Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Rules, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning the Prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth in these Rules. These Rules form a binding legal agreement between You and the Sponsors with respect to the Sweepstakes.
THESE OFFICIAL RULES AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS BY REQUIRING BINDING ARBITRATION OF CLAIMS, WAIVING CLASS ACTION CLAIMS, AND WAIVING THE RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ARBITRATE YOUR CLAIMS AGAINST SPONSORS, DO NOT ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES. BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, YOU AGREE ALL CLAIMS OR DISPUTES BETWEEN YOU AND THE SPONSORS THAT ARISE OUT OF OR RELATE TO THE SWEEPSTAKES OR YOUR PARTICIPATION MUST BE RESOLVED THROUGH MANDATORY, BINDING ARBITRATION, RATHER THAN LITIGATION IN COURT. YOUR ENTRY INTO THE SWEEPSTAKES SIGNIFIES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
Sponsors. The sponsors for this Sweepstakes is Stonefield Villa Resort, Soufriere, St.Lucia, W.I (collectively, “Sponsors”). This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or in association with, Instagram or Facebook. The Sweepstakes is administered by Stonefield Villa Resort, Soufriere, St.Lucia, W.I (“Administrator”). Please direct any questions or comments regarding this Sweepstakes to Stonefield Villa Resort.
Sweepstakes Entry Period and Timing. The Sweepstakes entry period begins on Saturday, May 16th, 2020 at 12:00pm AST and ends on Thursday, July 16th, 2020 at 11:59pm AST
All dates and times are subject to change. Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. Entrants are responsible for determining the correct beginning and ending times of the Sweepstakes Period in their respective time zones. Administrator is not responsible for late or misdirected entries.
Odds of Winning. Odds of winning the Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
Eligibility. This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of Canada, excluding Montreal and the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are (i) U.S. citizens, Canadian citizens, legal U.S. residents or Canada residents able to show proof of legal residence and (ii) have reached the age of majority in their state of residence and are at least eighteen (18) years old as of the date of entry. Void where restricted or prohibited. Employees, interns, officers and directors of the Sponsors, Administrator and each of their parent and affiliate companies, suppliers as well as the immediate family (parents, siblings, children, spouses and life partners of each, regardless of where they live) and household members of each such employee, officer, or director (whether related or not) are not eligible. This Sweepstakes is open to the 50 United States and the District of Columbia and Canada. Void in Quebec and where prohibited by law. (NEW JERSEY NOTICE: This Sweepstakes is not void in the state of New Jersey). Participation constitutes Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Rules and Sponsors’ decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning the Prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
Should the selected Grand Prize Winner be a Canadian citizen or resident, the selected Entrant must answer correctly without assistance of any kind, a mathematical skill-testing question posed by mail or telephone. If the selected Entrant fails to correctly answer the question he/she will be disqualified and another Entrant will be randomly selected. The potential Grand Prize Winner who correctly answers the skill-testing question will be notified by telephone and/or mail and/or email at the Sponsors; discretion using the contact information provided at the time of entry. If the potential winner is determined to be less than
the age of majority in his/her province of residence, then the potential winner will
be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected in their place.
How to Enter.
o Step 1: Follow @StonefieldVillaResort on Instagram.
o Step 2: Share the Sweepstakes video from the @StonefieldVillaResort page to your Instagram stories
o Step 3: Tag (3) friends in the comments section of the Sweepstakes post
The Instagram account you use to enter the Sweepstakes must remain active with a public profile for at least two (2) weeks following the end of the Sweepstakes Period.
Limit one (1) entry per person, per Instagram account. Violation of these Rules or the use of multiple Instagram accounts by the same person may disqualify You from the Sweepstakes. Entries generated by a script, computer programs, macro, programmed, robotic, or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, illegible, corrupted, false, lost, late or misdirected, deceptive or otherwise not in compliance with these Rules may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes at Administrator’s sole and absolute discretion. Proof of uploading an entry does not constitute proof of delivery or entry.
Mobile Disclosure. By using your wireless mobile device in connection with the Sweepstakes, depending on your phone’s capabilities, standard text messaging rates or data charges may apply according to the terms and conditions of your service agreement with your wireless carrier. Other charges may apply (such as normal airtime and carrier charges) and may appear on your mobile phone bill or be deducted from your prepaid account balance. Wireless carriers’ rate plans may vary, and you should contact your wireless carrier for more information on messaging rate plans and charges relating to your participation in this Sweepstakes.
Note about Instagram. Administrator nor Sponsors are responsible for any changes or unavailability of the Instagram service that may interfere with the Sweepstakes (including any limitations, any restrictions, or any conditions on Administrator’s ability to use Instagram for the Sweepstakes as set forth herein that are not acceptable to Administrator) or ability of Entrant to timely enter, receive notices or communicate with Administrator via Instagram, in which case Administrator, in its sole discretion, may terminate or modify the Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute concerning who submitted an entry, the Entry will be declared to have been made by the registered account holder of the e-mail address associated with the Instagram account for the potentially-winning entrant, but only if that person meets all other eligibility criteria. A registered account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization, such as a business or educational institution that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Potential winner may be required to provide Administrator with proof that he/she is the registered account holder for the e-mail address associated with the Instagram account for the potentially-winning entry. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Administrator’s satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible. It is the sole responsibility of the Entrant to notify the Administrator in writing if the Entrant changes his or her email or postal address during the Sweepstakes Period. Any damage made to the Instagram service will be the responsibility of the registered account holder of the e-mail address for the Instagram account used at the time of entry.
Winner Selection and Prize Notification. One (1) potential winner (“Potential Winner”) will be selected on or about July 20th, 2020 by random drawing from all eligible entries received from the combined pool of entries received during the Sweepstakes Period and via the Stonefield Villa Resort Instagram account. Any Potential Winner will be notified by e-mail using the e-mail address provided on the entry form or via Instagram, or notified by comment from @StonefieldVillaResort and/or by sending a direct inbox message on Instagram or Facebook to the Potential Winner. The e-mail, Instagram comment, and/or direct inbox message will request that the Potential Winner e-mail Administrator at a specified e-mail address with specific personal information, including but not limited to the Potential Winner’s full name, address, phone number, email address, date of birth, Instagram username, and authorization for Sponsors to regram the Potential Winner’s entry. The Potential Winner, in Administrator’s sole discretion and except where prohibited by law, may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and a publicity and liability release (“Prize Documents”) granting Administrator and Sponsors the right to use the winner’s name, likeness, Instagram username or handle, city and state of residence (collectively, “Winner Attributes”), for any advertising and promotional purposes relating to the Sweepstakes, in any media now known or hereafter devised, without further notice, compensation, consideration, review or consent, and requiring the Potential Winner to claim ownership of the Instagram account that submitted the winning entry, and may be asked to demonstrate control of the account, as well as complete a W-9 form. The Potential Winner must e-mail Administrator at the specified e-mail address within three (3) business days after Administrator sends the e-mail, posts the comment notification from Stonefield Villa Resort’s Instagram account, or sends the direct inbox message, as the case may be, at which time such Potential Winner will be provided with the Prize Documents. Failure to respond to an e-mail, comment notification, or direct message within three (3) business days may result in the Potential Winner being disqualified and an alternate Potential Winner being selected. If a prize notification, Prize Documents, or a Prize is returned as undeliverable for any reason, the Prize may be forfeited, and the Administrator reserves the right to select an alternate Potential Winner, time permitting, and in Administrator’s sole discretion, with whom Administrator will follow the same process. In order to receive the comment notification via Instagram, the Potential Winner’s device and Instagram settings must be set to receive push notifications.
Prize. There will be one (1) winner (“Winner”). The “Prize” includes:
• One (1) Bedroom Villa at Stonefield Villa Resort, accommodation based on double-occupancy for Winner and one (1) guest
• Five (5) Nights accommodations including Breakfast, Dinner & non alcoholic drinks ONLY provided at The Mango Tree Restaurant. Note all other meals are the Winner’s sole responsibility.NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE
• Two island excursions
• Round-trip ground transfers between Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) and Stonefield Villa Resort
* FLIGHT NOT INCLUDED
Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Prize is US$5000.00. Actual value of the Prize may vary based on hotel room rate fluctuations. Prize Winner will not receive the difference between actual value and ARV.
All unspecified expenses related to acceptance/use of Prize are the Winner’s sole responsibility, including but not limited to, cost of flight, excursions, hotel service charges, discretionary hotel and dining charges, alcoholic beverages, laundry, telephone, boutique purchases, travel upgrades, personal on-board expenses and all passport, visa and entry/exit fees, all meals outside of breakfast. If any travel visas are required, these are the responsibility of the Winner and Winner’s guest.
Booking reservations must be confirmed at least sixty (60) days prior to intended date of departure. Rebooking and changes are not permitted. Reservation is non-refundable and non-transferable.
Winner and guest are only able to select from the specified itineraries and dates set forth below. Itineraries and departure dates may be changed, cancelled or discontinued at any time without prior notice. All bookings will be subject to availability and other restrictions at time of confirmation.
Winner can select a reservation from the following date, black out dates apply:
Travel window – July 16th, 2020 through to July 16th, 2021.
Blackout dates include December 15th, 2020 through January 15th, 2021
& February 1st, 2021 through April 1st, 2021
Winner and guest must travel on the same flights to utilize the airport to hotel transfer.
Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit may be required at time of booking and embarkation for incidental charges and all other optional extras not included in the Prize.
Winner and guest must be the age of 18 years or older at the date of Sweepstakes entry.
Winner and guest must sign and return a liability/publicity release before reservation is confirmed.
Winner and guest are required to sign and adhere to a Stonefield Villa Resort Contract, the most recent version of which will be sent to the Winner at the time of booking.
Winner and his/her guest must comply with any security procedure or measures imposed by Sponsors or Administrator, who reserve the right in their sole discretion to suspend or cancel the participation of a Winner and/or his/her guest due to non-compliance with any security procedure or inappropriate behavior or misconduct. As set forth in more detail in the Passage Contract, Stonefield Villa Resort reserves the right to refuse the reservations to the winner or any guest, at any time if, in the sole opinion of Stonefield Villa Resort, winner or guest is unfit for any reason to be a guest at Stonefield Villa Resort. Winner and guest are also responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) at their option and by accepting the Prize acknowledge that Stonefield Villa Resort has not, and will not, obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance.
Winner may be required to participate in reasonable publicity on behalf of the Sponsors.
Sponsors retain the right to substitute the Prize with another prize of similar value in the event that the original prize offered is not available. There is no cash alternative. No purchase is necessary for entry. Winner is responsible for all taxes (including income. sales and other taxes) and fees associated with Prize receipt and/or use except where mentioned otherwise above.
Entrant Conduct. This Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws/regulations. Failure to comply with these Rules may result in disqualification. Sponsors reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual suspected of: tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; acting in any manner deemed by any Sponsor to be in violation of these Rules; or acting in any manner deemed by any Sponsor to be unsportsmanlike or disruptive, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A USER OR ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES OR THE PRIZE IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND COSTS (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Indemnity. To the maximum extent permitted by law, each Entrant shall indemnify Sponsors and Administrator at all times from and against any and all liability, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses resulting from any act, default or omission of the Entrant and/or a breach of any warranty set forth herein. To the maximum extent permitted by law, each Entrant agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsors and Administrator from and against any and all claims, actions, suits or proceedings, as well as any and all losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or accruing from (i) any entry or other material submitted by the Entrant that infringes any copyright, trademark, trade secret, trade dress, patent or other intellectual property right of any person; (ii) any misrepresentation made by the Entrant in connection with the Sweepstakes; or (iii) any non-compliance by the Entrant with these Rules.
Release and General Terms. By accepting the Prize, Winner accepts the inherently dangerous nature and risk in air, land and sea travel, including personal injury and/or death, acknowledges that his/her participation in the prize trip is voluntary, acknowledges that there are natural factors and occurrences which may impact on or affect the safety of the activities he/she is participating in and he/she assumes the risk of such factors and occurrences and agrees to the extent allowed by law that Sponsors, Administrator and their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliates and their respective officers, directors, members, employees, and agents shall not be in any way responsible for any resulting injury and/or death. By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree, to the fullest extent permitted by law, to release and hold harmless Sponsors and Administrator, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents as well as Instagram from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the Sweepstakes. Sponsors and Administrator assume no responsibility or liability for the following: (i) telephone or technical malfunctions that may occur; (ii) any incorrect or inaccurate information, any of the equipment or programming associated with the Sweepstakes, or any technical or human error which may occur in connection with the Sweepstakes; (iii) any injury or damage to participants related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes; or (iv) inaccessibility or unavailability of the Internet or any combination thereof. In New Jersey, the foregoing limitation and release does not apply to liability due to Sponsor’s intentional or reckless conduct, gross negligence, strict liability, negligence, or violation of a statutorily imposed duty. If, for any reasons, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including because of, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, force majeure, or any other cause beyond the control of Sponsors and/or Administrator which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsors and Administrator reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Sponsors reserve the right to change these Rules and the Prize at any time, with or without notice.
Disputes. YOU AND SPONSORS AGREE THAT, EXCEPT FOR DISPUTES THAT QUALIFY FOR STATE COURTS OF LIMITED JURISDICTION (SUCH AS SMALL CLAIMS, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, MAGISTRATE COURT, AND SIMILAR COURTS WITH MONETARY LIMITS ON THEIR JURISDICTIONS OVER CIVIL DISPUTES), ANY CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM, WHETHER AT LAW OR EQUITY, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS SWEEPSTAKES, REGARDLESS OF THE DATE OF ACCRUAL OF SUCH DISPUTE, SHALL BE RESOLVED IN ITS ENTIRETY BY INDIVIDUAL (NOT CLASS-WIDE NOR COLLECTIVE) BINDING ARBITRATION. ENTRANTS AND WINNERS SHALL NOT BE PERMITTED TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.