OFFICIAL RULES FOR THE RÉMY MARTIN® PRODUCERS SERIES, SEASON 3 (WEST) VIP ACCESS SWEEPSTAKES
SPONSORED BY RÉMY COINTREAU USA, INC.
VOID OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED. DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU ARE NOT 25 YEARS OR OLDER. DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU ARE NOT A LEGAL RESIDENT OF AND CURRENTLY RESIDING IN THE 50 UNITED STATES OR IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THIS SWEEPSTAKES WILL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED IN ACCORDANCE WITH UNITED STATES LAW.
PURCHASING A PRODUCT WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
ALL ENTRANTS INTO THE SWEEPSTAKES MUST BE TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF DATE OF ENTRY. VOID OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES AND WHERE PROHIBITED. SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED EXCLUSIVELY BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.
BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY YOU AGREE TO ALLOW SPONSOR OR ITS APPOINTED AGENT TO CONTACT YOU AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES FOR YOUR PERCEPTION OF THE BRAND.
The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Rémy Cointreau USA, Inc., with an address of 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10104, (the “Sponsor”).
2. START/END DATES OF SWEEPSTAKES:
The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on October 31st, 2016 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on November 30th, 2016. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or other media properties. You are providing your information to Rémy Cointreau USA, Inc. (“Sponsor”).
The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States.
Employees, officers, and directors of the Sponsor, its parent companies, divisions, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and the agents and advertising and promotion agencies of each of the foregoing, and any other entity that develops, produces, or distributes materials for or related to this Sweepstakes, and the immediate family members or households (whether related or not) of any of the above are not eligible to participate or win.
4. HOW TO ENTER
One (1) way to enter is: via Online Entry:
Visit http://remyproducers.com/vipaccess to enter a chance to win VIP access to the Grand Finale of the Producers Series event in L.A., California (for the West Series) taking place on December 10th.
All entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. ET on November 30th, 2016.
By submitting an entry, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
There will be One (1) Grand Prize Winner chosen and the winner can bring 3 guests. Winner and their guests get:
VIP access into the Grand Finale event of the Rémy Producers Series taking place on December 10th in L.A., California
No wait entry
A VIP Rémy Martin® hospitality experience
Meet-and-Greet with the headlining Super Producer
Approximate Retail Value of all prizes: $750.00
All expenses and travel costs incurred as a result of seeking or winning a Sweepstakes prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. Any expense or cost not expressly stated in the description of the prizes set forth above is the sole responsibility of winner.
Prizes are awarded “as is,” with no warranty or guarantee, either expressed or implied, by Sponsor. Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash. No substitutions of prizes by winners are allowed, but Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All taxes, fees, and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of winner.
All federal, state, and local taxes, fees, and surcharges on any prize are the sole responsibility of winner of the prize. Winners of prizes with a value of $600 or more will be issued an IRS Form 1099-MISC early in the year following the year in which prize was awarded for filing with his/her federal and state tax returns. Sponsor complies with all tax reporting requirements. The amount of any tax liability will vary depending on winner’s tax bracket.
6. ODDS OF WINNING:
Odds of winning are dependent on the number of eligible entries received. Entering multiple times will not increase your odds of winning.
7. WINNER SELECTION, NOTIFICATION, AND VERIFICATION:
The potential winners in the Sweepstakes will be selected first in a random drawing of all eligible entries received, to be held on or before December 5th, 2016. Drawings will be conducted by Sponsor or its appointed agent, and all decisions are final. Potential winner will be contacted by email. If any potential winner cannot be reached within twenty-four (24) hours of first notification attempt, if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if any potential winner rejects his/her prize, or in the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries. Upon forfeiture of any prize, no compensation will be given. Limit one (1) prize per person or household.
All potential winners of prizes with a value of $600 or more will be required to sign and return, where legal, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release. All potential winners of prizes with a value of less than $600 will be required to sign and return, where legal, a Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release. All documents must be returned by potential winners within one (1) day of notification that he/she is a potential winner. No potential winner will be an official winner until his/her Affidavit or Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release] has been returned and eligibility has been formally verified by Sponsor. If any potential winner fails to comply with these Official Rules and/or to submit the required documentation within the designated time period, he/she will be automatically disqualified and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner.
8. LICENSE AND RELEASE:
Participation in the Sweepstakes and acceptance of prize constitute each winner’s and guest’s permission for Sponsor or its agents to photograph, film, and record each winner and guest and to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, voice, biographical information, and/or any statements made by winner and guest regarding the Sweepstakes or Sponsor for purposes of trade, publicity, or promotion without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law, including, but not limited to, social media, advertising, POS, public relations, for all perpetuity worldwide. By participating and/or accepting a prize, entrants, winners, and guests acknowledge and agree that this Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, or Twitter and agree to release and hold harmless Facebook, and Twitter, Sponsor, Sponsor’s advertising and promotional agencies, and their respective 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, and/or death that may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in the Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance, and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity, including, but not limited to, any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy, and merchandise delivery. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions, substitutions, or omissions whatsoever by any transportation companies or any other persons providing any services to winner, including any results thereof, such as changes in services or location necessitated by same. Sponsor is not responsible if any part of a Sweepstakes prize cannot be awarded due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, or acts of terrorism. Sponsor shall not be liable for any loss or damage to personal belongings. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules or who attempt to interfere with this Sweepstakes in any way shall be disqualified. There is no purchase or sales presentation required to participate. A purchase does not increase odds of winning.
By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules. All federal, state, and local laws apply. All federal, state, or other tax liabilities arising from this Sweepstakes will be the sole responsibility of the prize winner. The Sponsor, its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, misdirected, incomplete or unintelligible entries, telephone system or computer malfunctions, lost connections or transmission errors; (ii) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by the acceptance, possession, or use of any prize or from participating in the Sweepstakes; or (iii) any printing, typographical, administrative, or technological errors in any material associated with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, or suspend this Sweepstakes should a virus, bug, computer problem or other causes beyond the Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, or proper play of the Sweepstakes. The Sponsor may prohibit you from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, the Sponsor determines that you are attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other players or Sponsor’s representatives. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION OF SUCH PARTICIPANT, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
In the event of a dispute, the decision of the Sponsor shall be final and binding.
All entries and the information contained in such entries will become the Sponsor’s property and will not be acknowledged or returned.
Acceptance of a prize will constitute permission for the Sponsor to use the names, cities, states, likenesses, and voices of the winner for advertising and promotional purposes, without any further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
10. LIMIT OF LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMERS:
A) ALL ENTRANTS AGREE THAT THE SPONSOR, ITS PARENT COMPANIES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AND AGENCIES AND/OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR CLAIMS, LOSSES, LIABILITIES, EXPENSES OR INJURIES OF ANY KIND RESULTING IN ANY WAY FROM ENTRANT PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE DRAWING, THE USE OF THE PRIZE, ANY DELAYED, LOST, MISDIRECTED, OR DAMAGED ENTRIES, OR ANY COMPUTER, ONLINE SERVICE, COMMUNICATIONS OR OTHER TECHNICAL MALFUNCTIONS THAT MAY OCCUR.
B) ALL ENTRANTS ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE SPONSOR, ITS PARENT COMPANIES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AND AGENCIES AND/OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES MAKE NO WARRANTY OF ANY NATURE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WITH RESPECT TO THE PRIZE, WHETHER REGARDING FITNESS FOR PURPOSE, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, DESCRIPTION OR NATURE OF THE PRIZE OR OTHERWISE. ALL ENTRANTS, BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE ABOVE RULES.
11. ADDITIONAL TERMS:
Sponsor reserves the right to alter, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes without notice if, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, the integrity of the Sweepstakes becomes compromised in any way. In the event the Sweepstakes is terminated prematurely, all eligible entries received prior to the Sweepstakes being compromised will be included in the prize drawing. No automated devices, bots, and/or other programs and/or software are permitted. All entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Delivery of a Regional Sweepstakes prize will require a street address located within one of the states or metropolitan areas listed. Sponsor is not responsible for late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted, or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind, whether mechanical, human, or electronic. Only fully completed entries are eligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.
If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, automated entries, fraud, technical failure, human error, or any other cause beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, telephone or other communications malfunctions, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, or theft or destruction of, unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone networks or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to, or resulting from, participation or downloading of any materials in the Sweepstakes.
Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for printing, distribution, or production errors and may, in their sole discretion, rescind, cancel, suspend, modify, or revoke this Sweepstakes based upon any such error without liability. If by reason of a printing, computer, or other error more prizes are awarded in a prize category than the number set forth in these Official Rules, all persons purportedly making valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available. In no case will more than the advertised number of prizes be awarded. Antifraud detection devices may be used for verification purposes.
Caution: Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ENTRANT’S ACCESS TO, AND USE OF, THE WEBSITES AND/OR THIS SWEEPSTAKES, OR ENTRANT’S DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES.
12. DISPUTES AND GOVERNING LAW:
The parties waive all rights to trial in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules, including, without limitation, the Sweepstakes. Any controversy or claim arising out of, or relating to, these Official Rules and/or the Sweepstakes shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in New York City, New York.
THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE INTERPRETATION OF ITS TERMS SHALL BE GOVERNED BY, AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAWS AND RULES. For any matters that are not subject to arbitration as set forth in these Official Rules and/or in connection with the entering of any judgment on an arbitration award in connection with these Official Rules and/or the Sweepstakes, the parties irrevocably submit and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in or closest to New York City, New York. The parties agree not to raise the defense of forum non conveniens.
13. USE OF DATA:
14. LIST OF WINNERS:
To obtain a list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Rémy Martin® Producers Series, Season 3 (West) VIP Access, c/o Rémy Cointreau USA, Inc., 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10104. Please specify Rules, Winners List or other reason for inquiry. Vermont and Washington residents may make this request without a self-addressed stamped envelope.
Please drink responsibly.