If You Build It, They Will Come OFFICIAL RULES
DISCOVER LEHIGH VALLEY’S “IF YOU BUILD IT THEY WILL COME” SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF 50 UNITED STATES ONLY OR D.C. (EXCLUDES PUERTO RICO AND CANADA).
DAILY SWEEPSTAKES PRIZES WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT DiscoverLehighValley.com/BuildIt.
PROMOTION PERIOD AND DAILY ENTRY PERIODS: The “If You Build It They Will Come” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) starts on April 12, 2015 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. Eastern Time on May 11, 2015 (the “Promotion Period”). Eastern Time shall control for all purposes of this Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is governed by these Official Rules, and is subject to all applicable U.S. federal, state and local laws, and provincial or territorial laws, and is void wherever prohibited by law. The Promotion Period consists of one (1) Entry Period. For purposes of this Sweepstakes, the “Entry Period” commences at 12:00:00 AM ET on April 12, 2015 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET May 11, 2015. You can only win one time during the Promotion Period.
Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington D.CEXCLUDING RESIDENTS OF Guam, Puerto Rico, all other U.S. territories and possessions, CANADA and all other countries, territories or possessions, who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who, within six months prior to the start of the Promotion Period, were employees of or performed services for Discover Lehigh Valley or any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Sweepstakes or supplying the prize, and/or their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or win. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, stepparents, children, stepchildren, siblings, stepsiblings, or spouses. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months in one calendar year. By entering you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, whose decisions shall be binding and final in all respects, and you certify that you are eligible to enter.
How to enter: To enter the Sweepstakes, during the applicable Daily Entry Period visit www.discoverlehighvalley.com/buildit (the “Website”) and follow all onscreen instructions to complete and submit the online entry form, including itinerary created, name, email address, phone number, address, and date of birth, and submit your entry (the “Entry” or “Entries”). Multiple Entries per e-mail address per day throughout the Promotion Period are acceptable. A potential winner(s) will be selected at random as set forth in below. Sponsor, Discover Lehigh Valley, and its promotional agents and sweepstakes co-sponsors are not responsible for Entries that do not comply with the Official Rules or are illegible, lost, delayed or misdirected mail, errors in faxes or shipments, busy phone signals, or incomplete entries. By submitting an Entry, you represent and warrant that: (i) your Entry complies with the Official Rules and (ii) you obtained all permissions necessary in connection with the Entry and, upon request, will provide those permissions to Sponsor in a form acceptable to Sponsor. In the event any Entry does not comply with the foregoing, Sponsor reserve the right to disqualify any such Entry.
Random Drawing; Odds of Winning: Sponsor will randomly select the winners of the applicable Entry Period from among all eligible Entries received during the Promotion. The drawing will be held on May 11, 2015. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible Entries received during the Entry Period.
Prizes: There will be three (3) winners of the Sweepstakes, and the total approximate retail value of all prizes awarded in the Sweepstakes is $450.00. Each of the three (3) winners will receive a $50.00 gift card to Downtown Allentown, a $50.00 gift card to Bethlehem, and a $50.00 gift card to Easton. Some restrictions may apply. There are no other prizes other than the prize as identified on the Website and there is no cash value. All other expenses not specifically listed herein are solely the winner’s responsibility including, but not limited to, sales taxes, gratuities, meals, transportation, and all incidental expenses, and all costs above the stated value of the prize. Prize subject to any and all applicable terms and conditions. Any depictions of prizes are for illustrative purposes only. All federal, state and local taxes on the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winner will be sent an IRS Federal 1099-MISC tax form for the retail value of any prize at or above $600. No transfer, refund, substitution or replacement of prize permitted, except that Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value (or cash equivalent). ARV of all prizes is in U.S. dollars. All prizes will be awarded within 30 days of receipt of valid and executed winners’ affidavit or prize confirmation. Any portion of the prize not accepted or unclaimed and/or unused by the winner will be forfeited and will not be substituted. All prizes are to be used on date publicized or by expiration date noted. No exceptions! All prizes are non-transferable and non-refundable. There may be no cash or other substitutions of prizes by winner. However, Discover Lehigh Valley reserves the right to substitute similar prizes of equal or greater value in the event the above prize(s) is unavailable for any reason.
Winner Notification: After each drawing from the applicable Entry Period, potential winner who submitted an Entry will be notified by Sponsor by e-mail or telephone using the information provided on his/her Entry (the “Potential Winner Notification”). The potential winner of the winning Entry will be required to respond within 24 HOURS from the date and time of the Potential Winner Notification from Sponsor. If a response is provided within this 24 hour period, Sponsor will then send to potential winner by e-mail or postal mail, at the email or postal address on his/her Entry, an Affidavit an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability, Publicity Release, unless prohibited by law, and any other documentation that Sponsor requires (the “Affidavit”). In order to redeem his/her prize, potential winner(s) shall sign and return to Sponsor the Affidavit within five (5) days from the date Sponsor sent the Affidavit. In the event: (a) potential winner(s) cannot be reached for whatever reason after a reasonable effort has been exerted based on the information stated in the Entry, (b) of noncompliance with the above or within any of the aforesaid time periods, (c) potential winner is found to be ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or receive the prize, (d) potential winner cannot or does not comply with the Official Rules, (e) potential winner’s prize notification or Affidavit is returned as undeliverable for whatever reason, or (f) potential winner fails to fulfill the Affidavit-related obligations, the potential winner shall be disqualified from the Sweepstakes and an alternate potential winner may be selected, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, from among the other eligible Entries received. Winner selection is under the supervision of Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all respects.
No Tampering; Right to Cancel, Modify: Sponsor shall not have any obligation or responsibility, including any responsibility to award any prize to entrants, with regard to: (a) Entries that contain inaccurate information or do not comply with or violate the Official Rules; (b) Entries, prize claims or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient, in whole or in part, due to computer, human or technical error of any kind; (c) entrants who have committed fraud or deception in entering or participating in the Sweepstakes or claiming the prize; (d) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (e) any inability of the winner to accept the prize for any reason; (f) if a prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellation, delays or interruptions due to Acts of God, natural disasters, terrorism, weather or any other similar event beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control; or (g) any damages, injuries or losses of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from awarding, acceptance, possession, use, misuse, loss or misdirection of any prize or resulting from participating in this promotion or any promotion or prize related activities. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be (a) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, or with any Web sites promoting the Sweepstakes; (b) acting in violation of the Official Rules; or (c) entering or attempting to enter the Sweepstakes multiple times through the use of any robotic or automated devices to submit entries. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes, including the Promotion Period, in its sole discretion, for fraud, technical failures or difficulties, human error or any reason that may affect the integrity or functioning of the Sweepstakes, and notice of any modification, extension, suspension or termination will be posted at DiscoverLehighValley.com/buildit.
Release of Liability; Forum Selection: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants and winner agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors (“Released Parties”), from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury (including emotional distress), and/or death which may occur in connection with preparation for, or participation in, the Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of the prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity and for any claims or causes of action based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant or Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In addition, any dispute relating to the Sweepstakes (including these Official Rules) shall be brought in the appropriate state or federal court having jurisdiction over the subject matter located in the County of Lehigh, Pennsylvania. Entrants hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non conveniens or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.
List of Winners: A complete winner’s list will be available after May 11, 2015. For a copy of winner list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (VT state residents only may omit return postage) to: Discover Lehigh Valley, 840 Hamilton St., Suite 200, Allentown, PA 18101. In your request, state that you would like a copy of the “winners list” from April 12 – May 11, 2015.
Sponsor: Discover Lehigh Valley, 840 Hamilton St., Suite 200, Allentown, PA 18101 is the operator of the sweepstakes.