Best of France Contest 2015 - TERMS & CONDITIONS

Best of France Contest 2015 - TERMS & CONDITIONS


1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Sponsored by Atout France USA/The French GovernmentTourist Office ("ATOUT FRANCE") New York, NY. 

2. To Enter: Complete and submit your BEST OF FRANCE SWEEPSTAKES entry form found at ENTRY LINK from September 1st, 2015 (“Start Date”), through November 30th, 2015 (“End Date”). The winners will be drawn on December 15th, 2015. Only one entry per person/e-mail address permitted. All entrants must have a valid e-mail address. In case of dispute as to identity of entrant, entry will be deemed to have been made by the registered user of the e-mail account, and if a prize is won, will be awarded to the registered user, if eligible. ATOUT FRANCE reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the BEST OF FRANCE SWEEPSTAKES or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules.

3. Eligibility: BEST OF FRANCE SWEEPSTAKES is open to legal residents of the United States, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older, with internet access as of the start Date, except employees of ATOUT FRANCE, cooperating prize suppliers, if any, and their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, interactive and similar agencies, and the immediate families and household members of each.

4. Drawing: The winner will be selected via a random drawing on December 15th, 2015. Only one prize awarded per person per e-mail address. Winner will be notified by mail promptly after the drawing. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

5. Prize: There will be one prize awarded consisting of: 7(seven)–night/8(eight)–day 2015 or
2016 European River Cruise in France*
. Reservations are subject to capacity restrictions. Holiday restrictions may apply. 

cruise certificate is non-transferrable and certificate has no cash value.  Included in the cruise are all meals onboard
the ship, riverview stateroom, shore excursions as described which are included
in 2016 departures, (shore excursions are optional for 2015 departures and are available
at extra cost).  Port taxes are included.  Please refer to our website at www.croisieuroperivercruises
for details on itineraries. Transfers are not included and may be purchased for
additional charge.  This offer does not
include air transportation, pre/post-extensions, or gratuities. Cabin is
assigned at time of booking based on inventory management and at the sole
discretion of CroisiEurope. Details are subject to change. Cruise certificate is
subject to availability, and may be blocked out during high season sailings.
All travel must be completed by December 1, 2016.

Black out dates apply. Winner will have to pay all taxes and fuel surcharges on the flight and may have to pay taxes on the hotels. Based on availability at time of reservation. Extensions are not permitted at any timeThis prize is non-transferable or redeemable for cash, goods or services and cannot be combined with any other special offer or promotion. Booking will be made on space available basis of desired travel date and desired travel date must be before expiration date. Winner should contact hotel directly at least 4
weeks prior to expected departure date on order to make their booking. Cancelation charges and other terms and conditions of travel will apply. No extensions will be granted beyond the expiration date. Sponsor is not responsible for lost or stolen prize certificates. Proof of citizenship and country entry requirements are the traveler’s responsibility.
 Taxes and all other expenses not expressly stated herein are solely the responsibility of the Grand Prize winner and his/her guest. ATOUT FRANCE makes no warranty with respect to any prize. ATOUT FRANCE will report value of prize as required by law. ATOUT FRANCE reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value.

6. Release of Liability: By entering the BEST OF FRANCE SWEEPSTAKES, entrants accept and agree to these rules and the decisions of the ATOUT FRANCE, which shall be final. Winner will be required to sign an affidavit if eligibility and liability, indemnity and publicity release and winner and guest will be required to sign a Liability and Publicity Release and both must be returned within 14 days of notification or prize will be forfeited in its entirety and an alternate winner will be selected. Winner’s Guest must be 18 years of age or older.  ATOUT FRANCE may use winner and guest's names, likenesses and/or biographical information for promotional purposes (including posting first name and last initial on this web site) for no additional compensation, except where prohibited. Return of any prize or notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. Entries and entry information become the property of ATOUT FRANCE and none will be returned. Entrants agree that ATOUT FRANCE, its affiliated companies, representatives, agents or employees are not responsible for, and shall be indemnified by the prizewinner against, any claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind resulting from participation in this BEST OF FRANCE SWEEPSTAKES and/or acceptance, use, misuse, possession, or loss of the prize. After the sweepstakes ends, all participants will receive an e-mail concerning information on the winner.

7. General: ATOUT FRANCE assumes no responsibility for computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions or other errors/failures of any kind, delayed computer transmissions, network connections or damage to participants’ computers arising out of participation in this sweepstakes. ATOUT FRANCE reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend this BEST OF FRANCE SWEEPSTAKES should virus, bug or other causes beyond sponsor's control corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the BEST OF FRANCE SWEEPSTAKES. ATOUT FRANCE is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the BEST OF FRANCE SWEEPSTAKES or by any technical or human errors that may occur in the processing of the entries in the BEST OF FRANCE SWEEPSTAKES. ATOUT FRANCE reserves the right to withdraw the transmission of this BEST OF FRANCE SWEEPSTAKES at any time and award prizes based upon votes received prior to date of the withdrawal. Void where prohibited taxed or restricted.

8. Winner: Prize winner will be posted on and/or after the prize is awarded. This offer may not be published elsewhere without the written permission of ATOUT FRANCE.