August 2014 Official Rules


1. Eligibility
This giveaway is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, and the District of Columbia citizens who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Discover Palm Beach County, Inc. and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

2. How To Enter
The contest starts at 12:01 AM on Friday, August 1, 2014 and ends on Friday, September 5, 2014, at midnight EDT. Entries that are submitted before or after the Giveaway Period will be disqualified.

Online Entry: The only way to participate in the contest is to complete the registration form and enter a valid email address on the designated giveaway entry form page.

Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address, and per household for the duration of the Giveaway Period, regardless of method of entry. Entries received from any person, email address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

3. Winner Selection
On or around Tuesday, September 9, 2014 the sponsor will select potential winners at random from among all eligible entries received. Winner will be selected by the Discover Palm Beach County, Inc.

4. Prizes
One $250.00 gift card to be used in any combination at the following three (3) retail stores located within CityPlace, 700 South Rosemary Avenue, Suite 200, West Palm Beach, FL, 33401: H&M, 701 South Rosemary Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL, 33401, Bath and Body Works, 700 South Rosemary Avenue, Suite 110, West Palm Beach, FL, 33401, Victoria’s Secret, 700 South Rosemary Avenue, Suite 108, West Palm Beach, FL, 33401. One (1) one-night (1-night) stay at the Hyatt Place West Palm Beach Downtown, 295 Lakeview Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL, 33401. Hotel subject to availability. Expiration dates posted on certificates. Other restrictions and/or black-out dates may apply.

5. Winner Notification and Acceptance
The Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner via email on or around Tuesday, September 9, 2014. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within 24 hours after the first attempt to contact him/her, potential winner forfeits prize, and the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from the remaining non-winning, eligible entries.

If the potential winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, who will be required to fulfill any other requirements imposed on winner set forth herein. Winner may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release which must be returned as instructed by Sponsor. Failure to complete, sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner's disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner's consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation. Prizes won and not claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.

6. Participation
By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date.

7. Release and Limitations of Liability
By entering, participants agree to be bound by these complete Official Rules. Sponsor is not liable for late, lost, delayed, misdirected, incomplete, or illegible entries or for delivery errors. Sponsor is not liable for any technical malfunctions of any computer internet system, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this sweepstakes, or other technical difficulties or failures or other errors of any kind. Sponsor is not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to an entrant's or third person's computer and/or its contents, related to or resulting from Sweepstakes. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Sweepstakes will be ineligible for prizes and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Participants release and agree to hold harmless Sponsor, its Board of Directors, officers, employees, agents and Palm Beach County from any and all liability for any injury, loss or damage of any kind to person, including death, and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize, participation in any activity related to the Sweepstakes, or participation in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or modify the sweepstakes at any time for any reason. In such circumstances prizes will be awarded when possible based on entries received to date of termination. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a similar prize of equal or greater value in the event that the stated prize cannot be awarded due to circumstances beyond the control of the Sponsor and or promotion Partners. Except where prohibited, participants agree that any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to the value of the prize awarded in the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys' fees; Participants hereby waive all rights to claim 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. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participants and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Florida, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine, and any and all proceedings shall take place in Palm Beach County, FL.

8. Privacy
Except when clearly indicated, (see item 9 below) the information you provide for contest registration will not be shared or sold, and will solely be used for informational communications from Discover The Palm Beaches, Florida and Discover Palm Beach County, Inc.

9. Social Media Rights Release of Privacy Policy
By entering this contest I understand that my response, whether in writing, photography/video or another digital format can be used on any or all of DPBC’s social media platforms, including but not limited to, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr. DPBC will post only the following identifying information: First name, city where you live and the state abbreviation. In instances where photographs may provide additional identifying information, by participation in this contest you are agreeing to full and unlimited rights to use provided photography/video without notice, and without acknowledgement of any kind, as these images/video may appear with or without your first name, city where you live and the state abbreviation. Any and all liability is fully released for any outcome resulting from the use of your provided content, which includes, but is not limited to, lawsuits/legal action, shares, likes, fan/followers and or unlikes. Furthermore, by entering this contest you are providing DPBC the full rights to expand upon your thoughts or ideas for future campaigns, or marketing activities of any kind. It is further understood that the volume or lack of likes or shares on social media channels does not impact your chances of winning. If you win, you are also agreeing to allow DPBC the right to post your winning answer/image/video on any or all social media channels using only you first name, city where you live and the state abbreviation.

10. Sponsor
The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Discover Palm Beach County, Inc. The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the contest. To request the name of the winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Discover Palm Beach County, Inc., 1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 800, West Palm Beach, FL, 33401. Winner List requests will only be accepted after the promotion end date of Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at midnight EDT.

Discover The Palm Beaches

Discover The Palm Beaches
The Official Tourism Marketing Corporation for Palm Beach County

1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd, Suite 800
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401