THE ALBERT BARTLETT ST. PATRICK’S DAY SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The Albert Bartlett St. Patrick’s Day Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on Friday, April 14, 2017 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States, including the District of Columbia, and Canada (excluding Quebec), ages 21 or older at the time of entry. Void in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Quebec, outside the U.S. and Canada, and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of Albert Bartlett USA, Inc. (the "Sponsor"), US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company (the “Sweepstakes Administrator”) and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit www.albertbartlett.com/stpatricksday, complete the entry form and submit to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes (the “Entry”). Entries must be received between Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 12:00:01 AM ET and Friday, April 14, 2017 at 11:59:59 PM ET.
Entrants will have the opportunity to share the Sweepstakes with others by publishing a post to their own Facebook page. For every referee that enters the Sweepstakes by clicking through the shared link via the Facebook post, the referrer will receive one (1) additional bonus entry (the “Bonus Entry”). Note: Distribution to strangers, or any other promotion of the share post in a manner that would constitute or appear to constitute unsolicited commercial email or "spam" is expressly prohibited and may be grounds for disqualification from the Sweepstakes and all associated entries will be void. The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.
Limit: One (1) Entry per person regardless of whether entrant has more than one email address. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
PRIZE/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS: One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive a trip for two (2), Grand Prize Winner and a guest, to Dublin, Ireland.
The Grand Prize trip package includes:
- Round-trip, coach-class airfare for two (2), winner and guest, to Dublin, Ireland, from winner’s nearest major airport, as determined by the Sponsor;
- Six (6) nights hotel accommodations, based on single-room and double-occupancy, in Dublin, Ireland at a hotel of the Sponsor’s choice;
- $500 cash allowance; and
- Seven (7) day rental car in Dublin, Ireland. Rental car portion of prize is only available if winner or his/her travel companion is 25 years of age or older and has a full valid driver’s license. If winner or winner’s guest are both under the 25 years of age and/or do not have a valid driver’s license, the rental car portion of the prize will be forfeited and no other compensation will be provided.
The ARV of Grand Prize is: $5,000. The ARV may vary based upon dates of travel and point of departure. The difference between the ARV and actual value of the Grand Prize will not be awarded.
Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. Trip must be taken by 12/31/17 or prize will be forfeited in its entirety. The prize package will be awarded within approximately 45 days after the winner is verified.
RANDOM DRAWING: The winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about Tuesday, April 17, 2017 from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period by the Sweepstakes Administrator, an independent representative of the Sponsor whose decisions are final.
The potential Grand Prize winner will be notified via email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within five (5) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, "the Releases"), or, if winner resides in Canada, a Declaration and Release Form (the “Declaration”). Travel companion of winner will also be required to sign a travel liability waiver. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected.
If potential Grand Prize winner is a U.S. resident, he or she will be required to complete and return an IRS W9 Form and furnish his/her social security number for the sole purpose of preparation of any tax forms as required by law.
If potential Grand Prize winner is a Canadian resident, then he/she will be required to correctly answer a skill-based mathematical test question without mechanical or other aid (which may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be administered online, by email or other electronic means, by telephone, or in the Sponsor’s form of Declaration) within a limited time-period in order to be eligible to receive his or her prize. Not providing the answer within the required time period, providing an incorrect or incomplete answer, or noncompliance with the terms of administration of the skill-testing question will result in disqualification of the potential winner and an alternate winner may be selected.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining the proper travel documentation (e.g., valid photo ID, passport) prior to travel. Grand Prize winner’s guest must be a legal U.S. or Canadian resident, 18 years or older prior to the time of travel and must complete and return a Travel Companion Liability Release prior to travel as noted above. If Grand Prize winner’s guest is a minor (under the age of majority) in his/her state/province of residence, Grand Prize winner must be the parent/legal guardian of guest. Grand Prize winner’s guest must complete and return a Liability/Publicity/Travel Release prior to travel as noted above.
All travel related expenses, including but not limited to, ground transportation to and from home, taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service charges, airport surcharges, departure taxes, hotel, resort or property fees, luggage fees, food & beverage and personal expenses such as telephone/Internet charges, and gift shop purchases are the sole responsibility of prize winner. Winner and travel companion must travel on same itinerary. Winner and travel companion must have valid photo ID prior to departure. Winner or guest must be age 25 years or older and have full valid U.S. driver’s license in order to receive the rental car portion of the prize. Travel is subject to availability. Reservations must be made at least four (4) weeks in advance of travel.
All hotel reservations are based on availability and all holidays are excluded. Accommodations are subject to availability at time of reservation. Blackout dates, advance booking requirements and travel restrictions may apply. Availability is subject to factors such as weather, seasonality and space availability. If weather or other incident outside the reasonable control of the Sponsor affects the ability for winner and his/her guest to redeem any portion of prize during the scheduled date and time, then the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner and/or guest other than to supply the remaining elements of the prize package minus the unused portion of prize. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carriers, hotels, venue operators, transportation companies, prize providers or any other persons providing any prize-related services or accommodations. Sponsor is not liable for expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any transportation or other prize element except at the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. If for any reason whatsoever, winner and/or guests are unable to travel after all travel arrangements have been made and paid, the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner. If Grand Prize is forfeited prior to Sponsor finalizing and paying for travel, and there is sufficient time to notify an alternate winner, the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing from among all non-winning eligible entries.
The Grand Prize winner and his/her travel companion are responsible for obtaining any travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) that they may wish to obtain (at their own expense) and hereby acknowledge that the Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance. Photo identification and credit card may be required to guarantee your room at check in. Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit may be required at any time for incidental charges (e.g., room service, use of telephone/IT services, laundry and all other optional extra services not provided in the Grand Prize). If Grand Prize winner elects to travel or partake in the Grand Prize with no guest, no additional compensation will be awarded.
In the event a winner or his/her travel companion engages in behavior that, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, is obnoxious or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip early, whole or in part, and send the winner and his/her guest home with no further obligation. In the event a winner engages in behavior during travel that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is illegal, tortious, or subjects winner to arrest or detention, Sponsor shall have no obligation to pay any damages, fees, fines, judgments or other costs or expenses of any kind whatsoever incurred by winner as a result of such conduct. SPONSOR SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR OTHER DAMAGES OR EXPENSES RESULTING FROM OR ARISING OUT OF ANY TRAVEL RELATED TO THE PRIZE OR ANY OTHER ASPECT OF GRAND PRIZE WINNER’S ACCEPTANCE OR USE OF THE PRIZE.
If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these rules that winner will be disqualified, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing.
Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize is not assignable nor transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prize and no exchange or substitution of prize, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.
Grand Prize winner is responsible for all federal, state, provincial, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. If Grand Prize winner is a U.S. resident, he/she will be required to furnish his/her social security number for the sole purpose of preparation of any tax forms as required by law. If Grand Prize winner is a Canadian resident, Sponsor will be responsible for withholding 30% of the value of the prize awarded and winner will receive the remaining value of such prize. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
GENERAL: Although subsequent attempts to enter may be received, only the first complete entry received from a particular entrant will be eligible; subsequent attempts by the same person to enter, including entries submitted with an alternate email address, will be disqualified.
Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Administrator, and release the Sponsor, the Sweepstakes Administrator and their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (the “Released Parties”), from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof that such party is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the entry. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Released Parties are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw a method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes). If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes termination.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of Colorado. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of Colorado without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of Colorado. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.
THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.
OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see www.albertbartlett.com/stpatricksday or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 4/17/17, to: The Albert Bartlett St. Patrick’s Day Sweepstakes Official Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
WINNER CONFIRMATION REQUEST: For a written confirmation of the winner (available after 4/17/17), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than 5/17/17), to: The Albert Bartlett St. Patrick’s Day Sweepstakes Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
SPONSOR: Albert Bartlett USA Inc., 6050 Greenwood Plaza Blvd, Suite 130, Greenwood Village, CO 80111.