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OFFICIAL RULES EMBASSY SUITES GRAND CALIFORNIA SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA (EXCLUDING QUEBEC), WHO ARE OF LEGAL AGE OF MAJORITY IN THEIR JURISDICTION OF RESIDENCE (AND AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE) AND WHO ARE HILTON HHONORS™ MEMBERS AT TIME OF ENTRY. Hilton HHonors™ membership is free. To become a Hilton HHonors™ member, visit www.hhonors.com. Void where prohibited. Employees (and their immediate families [parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside] and those living in their same household, whether or not related) of Hilton Worldwide, Inc. ("Sponsor,"), Promotion Management Corp. (“PMC”) and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, franchisees, and participating advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of any judges and/or Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Promotion. Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
TO ENTER: The Embassy Suites Grand California Sweepstakes (“Promotion”) begins 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on September 5, 2013 and ends 11:59 p.m. ET on December 31, 2013 ("Promotion Period"). There are two (2) ways to enter. 1) With a stay: During the Promotion Period book a stay at any one (1) of the thirty (30) participating Embassy Suites of California on the Grand California Sweepstakes GCG Rate Plan. You will automatically receive one (1) entry for each night booked on the Grand California Sweepstakes GCG Rate Plan during the Promotion Period. All stays must be completed by December 31, 2013 to qualify for an entry. The list of participating Embassy Suites hotels can be found at www.CAGetaway.EmbassySuites.com, or, 2) Without a Stay: Email your name, address and phone number to embassysuitesCA@pmcss.com. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m ET on December 31, 2013. Limit one mailed entry per person, per email address. Entries using macro, script or other forms of automatic entry and entries which subvert the entry process will be disqualified. No entries may be submitted on behalf of another person.
DRAWING: Grand Prize winner will be selected by PMC, an independent judging agency, in a random drawing held on or about January 24, 2014 from all eligible entries received. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Decisions of the judges are final and binding in all respects.
WINNER NOTIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS: Winner will be notified by mail, phone, and/or e-mail at Sponsor's discretion and will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and, where lawful, a Publicity Release within ten (10) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or a winner is not in compliance with these rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor's discretion, an alternate winner may be selected. If the winner is a Canadian resident he/she must answer a mathematical skill-testing question without assistance of any kind, as a condition of receiving the prize.
PRIZE AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE: One (1) Grand Prize: Winners choice of:
1) A California Beachfront Vacation including four-day three-night Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach hotel stay including 4 tickets for an Island Excursion to one of the Channel Islands, 4 tickets History and Wildlife Kayaking Tour, 4 hour electric boat rental in Channel Islands Harbor (1-8 passengers), and $150 dinner voucher to Coastal Grill. All activities and dinner require advanced reservation and are subject to availability.
; or 2) A Disneyland Resort Package including four-day three-night Embassy Suites Anaheim hotel stay includes 4 three-day Park Hopper passes. Advanced reservation for Park Hopper pass availability is required and subject to availability.
; or 3) A Napa Valley Wine Getaway including four-day three-night Embassy Suites Napa hotel stay including 4 tickets for the Wine Train, 4 Private Tasting Passes and a $250 dinner voucher towards a downtown Napa restaurant. All activities and dinner require advanced reservation and are subject to availability.
Each vacation includes a four-day three-night stay for the winner and up to three (3) guests at an Embassy Suites hotel and $1,000 travel credit (five (5) $200 American Express gift cards) to be used for vacation related expenses including travel to and from the selected destination. Approximate retail values (ARV), including the travel credit as follows: California Beachfront Vacation $3,000, Disneyland Resort Package $3,000 and the Napa Valley Wine Getaway $3,000. Any difference between actual value and stated ARV will not be awarded. All other expenses not specifically provided herein are the responsibility of the winner. Grand Prize accommodations include 1 (one) suite with room type assigned by Hotel based upon availability. Maximum occupancy per suite is 4 persons. Includes 4 complimentary breakfast and evening reception served daily. Room upgrades or additional suites are based upon availability and at the full expense of the guest.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: Vacation must be reserved 60 days in advance and must be completed within one year of Grand Prize notification. All travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor. All costs and expenses associated with Grand Prize acceptance and use not specifically provided herein (such as security fees, gratuities, luggage fees, meals and ground transportation, and incidental charges) are the responsibility of the winner. Hotel accommodations are subject to availability. If guest is a minor, s/he must be the child or legal ward of the winner. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Blackout dates may apply.
Any costs and expenses not specifically set forth in the prize description are the responsibility of the winner. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize (or any portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state and local income taxes. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled stay data, emails, online or mailed entries; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Promotion, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the processing of completed stays or entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Promotion-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Promotion or downloading materials from or use of the Site. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Promotion or Site or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Promotion at any time and for any reason arising from circumstances beyond its reasonable control, including, but not limited to, should any portion of the Promotion be, in Sponsor's sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries. If terminated, Sponsor, at its discretion, may select the potential winner in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an online entrant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address and s/he must comply with these Official Rules. The "authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by an Internet service provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Neither the Sponsor nor PMC., nor any of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, franchisees or advertising and promotion agencies or prize suppliers or any of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, "Released Parties") will have any liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize (including without limitation any travel or activity related thereto) or participation in this Promotion. In no event will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded.
GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTION: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of participants or Sponsor in connection with the Promotion shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the state of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state laws. Claims may not be resolved through any form of class action. Venue for all suits will be in the Eastern District of Virginia or, if there's no federal jurisdiction, Fairfax County, Virginia.
SEVERABILITY: If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.
WINNER’S LIST: For the name of the Winner, send a self addressed, stamped envelope with “Embassy Suites Grand California” printed on the back of the envelope to: PMC Sweepstakes Winner List, P.O. Box 437, Nellysford, VA 22958 postmarked by January 24, 2014.
SPONSOR: Hilton Worldwide, Inc. 7930 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, Virginia, 22102.