GASTRONOMY SWEEPSTAKES 2016 - TERMS & CONDITIONS

GASTRONOMY SWEEPSTAKES 2016 - TERMS & CONDITIONS


CONTEST IS OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF THE U.S. PUERTO RICO AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ONLY AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO U.S. LAW. DO NOT ENTER THIS CONTEST 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. Sponsored by Atout France USA/The French GovernmentTourist Office ("ATOUT FRANCE") New York, NY. 

2. To Enter: Complete and submit your The Best of France River Cruise Contest entry form found at ENTRY LINK from April 1st, 2016 (“Start Date”), through October 31st, 2016 (“End Date”). The winners will be drawn on November 15th, 2016. 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 The Best of France River Cruise Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules.

3. Eligibility: The Best of France River Cruise Contest 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 November 15th, 2016. 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 River Cruise for 2 (two) on the Rivers Rhône and Sâone, aboard A-ROSA Stella in booked cabin category. Flights included. Reservations are subject to capacity restrictions. Holiday restrictions may apply. Departures in Spring or Fall 2017 based on
availability.
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 time. This 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 The Best of France River Cruise Contest, 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 The Best of France River Cruise Contest 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 The Best of France River Cruise Contest should virus, bug or other causes beyond sponsor's control corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the The Best of France River Cruise Contest. 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 The Best of France River Cruise Contest or by any technical or human errors that may occur in the processing of the entries in the The Best of France River Cruise Contest. ATOUT FRANCE reserves the right to withdraw the transmission of this The Best of France River Cruise Contest 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 us.france.fr and/or facebook.com/franceguide after the prize is awarded. This offer may not be published elsewhere without the written permission of ATOUT FRANCE.