"TRAVELTIME TALES" CONTEST
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST.
This Contest is open only to legal residents of the contiguous United States, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. You need not be present to win. Employees (and their immediate families or those living in the same household) of Jones Retail Corporation (“Sponsor”) and its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, parent and related companies, suppliers, printers and advertising, promotional and judging agencies are not eligible to enter or win.
2. HOW TO ENTER:
Contest begins at 12:01 a.m. EDT on August 20, 2009 and ends at 12:59 p.m. EDT on October 28, 2009. You may enter this Contest by following the instructions located at www.easyspirit.com. You may enter only once. All entries must be received by 12:59 p.m. EDT of the last date of the Contest, i.e. October 28, 2009. Illegible, incomplete and duplicate entries will be disqualified.
3. PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE:
There will be Three (3) Grand Prizes awarded. Each Prize consists solely of a three (3) day, two (2) night trip for two (2) to New York City; a $1,000 Gift Card to be used at a shopping spree at an Easy Spirit store in New York City; and a video session where you can tell your Traveltime tale on camera. The approximate total retail value of each Prize is $3,500.00. The total value of all Prizes to be awarded is $10,500.00. The judges shall select the Winners based on the essay’s originality, creativity and adherence to the theme of the Contest as determined solely by the judges, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest. The Winner will be notified by telephone, e-mail or mail service by November 13, 2009. All federal, state, and local tax liabilities are the sole responsibility of the Winner. The Prize is guaranteed to be awarded.
Each prize trip consists solely of: round-trip coach air transportation for winner and one guest to New York City from a major U.S. airport closest to the winner's home as designated by Sponsors; double occupancy standard hotel accommodations for two (2) nights. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice. Winner and guest must travel on the same itinerary and provide travel documents required for travel. All other expenses relating to acceptance of Prize not explicitly stated herein, including but not limited to taxes, meals, beverages, alcoholic beverages, gratuities and transportation to and from airports or for travel within the New York City area are responsibility of Prize winner and guest. Actual value of prize may vary based on winner’s point of departure and dates of travel. Trip date is at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Winner may receive less than 30 days notice prior to trip departure. If for any reason the Prize winner cannot take the trip on a date specified by the Sponsor, the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the Prize winner other than to supply the trip to New York City as described within one (1) year from the date of Prize notification. Complete terms and conditions of Prize trip will be furnished with prize notification. Certain travel restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Travel companion of trip winner must be 21 years of age or older or the child of the Prize winner. Winner’s travel companion, or the parent or legal guardian if companion is a minor, will be required to sign, have notarized and return to Sponsor in the time noted above, a release of liability, and (except where prohibited by law) a publicity release prior to issuance of travel documents. In the event the closest airport to the Prize winner’s home is within the New York City area (i.e. within 100 miles), prize will not include air transportation from Prize winner’s residence and no other substitution or compensation will be provided in lieu thereof. Prize is non-transferable and no substitutions or cash equivalents will be allowed, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, who reserves the right to award prize of comparable or greater value. All details of prize not specified herein shall be determined solely by Sponsors.
The One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) Gift Card that is included in each Prize is subject to terms and conditions specified by Easy Spirit. Such conditions may include one or more of the following: card may not be redeemable for cash or used for payment on accounts, for the payment for prior purchases, and may be non-refundable; card may contain expiration dates, and may be redeemable only by legal residents of the United States.
4. PRIZE CONDITIONS:
If necessary due to unavailability of the Prize, a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded at the discretion of the Sponsor. Prize is not transferable, assignable or redeemable for cash. Winner will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity/Liability Release within fifteen (15) days of issuance. Failure to return all required documents in this time period may result in the Winner being disqualified and an alternate Winner selected. If a prize notification is returned to Sponsor as undeliverable or if an entrant is found to be ineligible or declines acceptance of the Prize for any reason, an alternate Winner will be selected. By entering this Contest and/or accepting the Prize, Winners and entrants hereby consent (except where prohibited by law) to the reasonable use by Sponsor of the Winners’ and entrants’ name, age, photograph, voice, likeness and/or image, hometown address, and essay entry without any further compensation for any future promotional activity related to this Contest.
5. CONDUCT OF PARTICIPATION:
By entering the Contest, entrant affirms that he or she has read and agrees to abide by the Official Contest Rules and the decisions of the judges. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant acting in violation of the Official Rules or found tampering with the entry process or with the operation of the Contest or the website. The Contest is governed by the laws of the United States and, by entering, all Winners and entrants hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in New York, New York. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE RELATED TO SPONSOR OR THE CONTEST OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
6. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
Sponsor and each of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; printing or other errors; and any entries which are late, lost, delayed, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, illegible, postage due or any combination thereof. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Contest in the event that it becomes necessary due to circumstances beyond Sponsor’s control. In the event the Contest is terminated early, a winner will be selected from all eligible entries received at the time of termination.
7. RELEASE OF LIABILITY:
By participating, Winner and entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor and each of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, and their officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any claims made by the Winner, entrants or any other third parties related in any way to the operation of this Contest, as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses (whether alleged, threatened, or actual) to any person or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in this Contest.
8. WINNER'S LIST:
For an Official Winners List (available after November 15, 2009) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Jones Retail Corporation “TRAVELTIME TALES”- WINNERS - or - OFFICIAL RULES (please specify), c/o Marketing Department, 1129 Westchester Ave., White Plains, NY 10604-3629. Vermont residents may omit return postage if requesting a set of Official Rules. All requests must be received by May 15, 2010. Official Rules also available at www.easyspirit.com.
9. ENTRANT’S PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Jones Retail Corporation, 1129 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, New York 10604-3629.
THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
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