LE BOAT 2014 SWEEPSTAKES TERMS & CONDITIONS
2014 FRANCE BOATING VACATION SWEEPSTAKES
SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF THE U.S. AND DISTRICT OF
COLUMBIA ONLY (EXCLUDING PUERTO RICO) AND
SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO U.S. LAW. DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES
IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN THE U.S. MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER WITH
INTERNET ACCESS AS OF THE START DATE.
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Sponsored by ATOUT
FRANCE USA/The French Government Tourist Office ("ATOUT FRANCE") New
York, NY and LE BOAT.
2. To Enter: Complete and submit your FRANCE BOATING VACATION SWEEPSTAKES entry form found at
us.rendezvousenfrance.com from March 3, 2014 (“Start Date”), through May 1,
2014 (“End Date”). The winners will be drawn on May 2, 2014. 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 FRANCE
BOATING VACATION SWEEPSTAKES or to be acting in violation of
these Official Rules.
3. Eligibility: FRANCE BOATING VACATION
SWEEPSTAKES is open to legal residents of the United States,
the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico), 18 years of age or older,
with internet access as of the Start Date, except employees of ATOUT FRANCE or LE
BOAT, 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 in a random drawing on May
2, 2014. Only one prize per person per e-mail address will be awarded. 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:
One (1) week* cruising
on the Canal du Midi or Burgundy in France during the 2014 or 2015 cruising
This cruise is for any
of LE BOAT’s three (3) or four (4) anchor boats sleeping up to six (6) people.
April 26-May 10, May
24-May 31, June 7-June 14th along with peak season of July and August excluded.
This sweepstakes prize
item is for boat, fuel and 4 bikes only. All other expenses and ancillary items
to include travel and insurance is the responsibility of the auction winner.
Prize is based on
availability at time of reservation. Extensions are not permitted at any
time. Winner and Guest are responsible for all taxes and for all travel
and expenses not specifically included in the prize description. These include,
but are not limited to: Air fare, travel expenses from his/her home, dinners,
lunches, drinks, and tickets to other attractions not included in the
trip. Travel must be completed by December 31, 2014.
The prize is non-transferable and 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. Valid for one trip for the
maximum number of days specified above and cannot be separated into multiple
trips. 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 airfare, any airfare penalties or differentials incurred by
travelers due to purchase of tickets prior to confirmation of land stay.
Sponsor is not responsible for lost or stolen prize certificates. Proof of
citizenship and country entry requirements are the traveler’s responsibility.
Approximate Retail Value: Between $3,000-$5,000 dependening on cruising week. 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 FRANCE BOATING VACATION 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 Agreement 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 FRANCE BOATING VACATION
SWEEPSTAKES and/or acceptance, use, misuse, possession, or loss
of the prize.
After the FRANCE BOATING VACATION
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 FRANCE BOATING VACATION
SWEEPSTAKES should virus, bug or other causes beyond Sponsor's
control corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the FRANCE BOATING VACATION 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 FRANCE BOATING VACATION
SWEEPSTAKES or by any technical or human errors that may occur
in the processing of the entries in the FRANCE BOATING VACATION SWEEPSTAKES.
ATOUT FRANCE reserves the right to withdraw the transmission of this FRANCE BOATING VACATION 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: Prizewinner will be posted on us.rendezvousenfrance.com
and/or Facebook.com/franceguide after the prize is awarded. This offer may not
be published elsewhere without the written permission of ATOUT FRANCE.