Rules and Regulations

OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

OFFICIAL RULES FOR THE VIRTUOSO MONTEREY COUNTY WEBINAR GIVEAWAY

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS GIVEAWAY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. Eligibility: The Virtuoso Monterey County Webinar Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) is open only to registrants who are at least twenty-one (21) years old at the time of the giveaway. Employees of Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau (“Sponsor”), and their parent and affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.  Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Giveaway.  Winning the Prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

2. Sponsor: Monterey County Destination Marketing Organization dba Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau, 787 Munras Avenue, Suite 110, Monterey, CA 93940.

3. Timing: The Giveaway will take place on March 19, 2019 for the US/Canada webinar market. The Giveaway will also take place on March 21, 2019 for the Latin America webinar market. Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Giveaway.

4. The Prize Drawing: Sponsor will randomly select the winner from all eligible webinar registrants on March 19, 2019 and March 21, 2019. The potential winner of each Giveaway will be notified by email following the webinar. Except where prohibited, the winner will be required to sign and return a Declaration of Compliance, Liability and Publicity Release ("Declaration") which must be received by Sponsor within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim the prize. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the Declaration or provide any other requested information, within the required time period, or the prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize. Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. In the event that the potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible registrants.  Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. The Giveaway will be fulfilled 8-10 weeks after winner confirmation.

5. Release: By receipt of any prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor and its respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of its respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Giveaway or receipt or use or misuse of the prize.

6. The Prize: The prize package is outlined below.
Prize package includes one (1) night stay accommodations at Carmel Valley Ranch; one (1) Pebble Beach Resorts Spa gift basket. Includes: blanket, candle, shampoo, conditioner, body butter, lotion and bath salts; lunch for two (2) at Sierra Mar Restaurant, Post Ranch Inn. Includes prix fix three-course lunch and two glasses of wine; passes for two (2) to Monterey Bay Aquarium; 2-for-1 wine tasting passes at Bargetto Winery; 2-for-1 wine tasting passes at A Taste of Monterey Wine Market & Bistro. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”):  $1,035.

For Prize Package:  All prize components will be awarded as vouchers/certificates. Terms and conditions, including expiration dates, of vouchers and certificates apply. All prizes, including accommodations, wine tastings, tours, rentals, events and meals, are subject to availability and blackout dates. All prizes are subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Giveaway.  Prize packages do not include expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to, meals, incidentals, gratuities, passenger tariffs or duties, surcharges, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of winner. Travel companions must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older as of the date of prize redemption and must travel on same itinerary and at the same time as the winner. Travel companion(s) must execute liability/publicity releases. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply.  If winner is a legal resident of Alabama, Hawaii, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, or Utah, Sponsor will substitute the wine tasting and wine portions of the prize.  Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, vouchers or certificates.  Sponsor is not responsible if any event is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason, in which event that portion of the prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided except as in Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Winner will not receive the difference between actual and approximate retail value.  Each Prize is non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize (or a component thereof) for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Odds of winning the Prize depend on the number of webinar registrants.

7. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Giveaway constitutes the winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

8. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Giveaway, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Giveaway, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  In such event, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules and Regulations of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.  Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway may be a violation of criminal and civil law, 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. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules and Regulations shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

9. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveaway; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Giveaway; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Giveaway or the processing of entries; (5) late, lost, undeliverable; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Giveaway or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.  If for any reason an entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Giveaway, if it is possible. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules and Regulations to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims. In no event will Sponsor be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising out of access to and use of the Web site seemonterey.com, or the downloading from and/or printing material downloaded from said site. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the site is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Some jurisdictions may not allow limitations or the exclusions of liability for incidental or consequential damages, or exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the aforementioned limitations or exclusions may not apply. Check local laws for any restrictions or conditions regarding these limitations and/or exclusions.

By accepting any prize, a winner shall indemnify, defend, protect and hold the Sponsor and all Released Parties free and harmless for any and all losses, costs, expenses, fees (including all reasonable attorney’s fees), judgments or awards incurred by any of them relating to any injury, property damage or any other type of damage (monetary or otherwise) incurred or suffered by winner or winner’s family arising from, or directly or indirectly related to, their participation in this Giveaway or any and all activities undertaken by any or all of them pursuant to the prize package that they won.

10. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway, the Official Rules and Regulations or any prize awarded shall be resolved by binding arbitration in accordance with the California Code of Civil Procedure Section 1280 et. seq.; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with this Giveaway, but in no event attorneys’ fees; (3) under no circumstances will winner be permitted to obtain awards for, and winner hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; and (4) winner waives all rights to pursue any dispute or claim in a court of law and expressly agrees to resolve any disputes through binding arbitration.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules and Regulations, or the rights and obligations of the winner and Sponsor in connection with the Giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California.

11. Entrant's Personal Information: Information collected from registrants is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy www.seemonterey.com/privacy-statement.

12. Winner: One winner will be chosen at random on March 19, 2019 for the US/Canada webinar market. One winner will be chosen at random on March 21, 2019 for the Latin America webinar market. Winners must be registered for the live webinar.

13. No Discrimination: Sponsor is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, sexual orientation, military and veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. 

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