OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES
Please read these rules before entering The Novogratz Brazil Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”). By submitting an entry, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by these Official Rules (“Official Rules”) and the decisions of The Novogratz, and that you satisfy all eligibility requirements. Not open to immediate family members (spouses, domestic partners, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren) and/or those living in the same household of employees or independent contractors of The Novogratz and subsidiaries, affiliates, advisors, or advertising/promotion agencies.
The grand prize winner will receive:
- Two roundtrip flights to Brazil - Seven nights at The Novogratz Home in Trancoso Brazil http://www.thenovogratz.com/trancoso-brazil-home-design/ - Car Service to and from airport in Porto Seguro, Brazil
Other random prize winners will receive:
- One signed copy of The Novogratz’ book Beachside Bohemian https://www.shopthenovogratz.com/products/beachside-bohemian
All Sweepstakes decisions will be based on these Official Rules.
- ELIGIBILITY. Open to Entrants 18 years or older at time of entry. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER.
- To enter, you must do the following during the Sweepstakes Entry Period (as set forth below): a. Enter your email address for newsletter subscription on pop-up on shopthenovogratz.com homepage.
The Sweepstakes Entry Period begins on 9 December at 9.00AM PST and ends on January 15th at 12:00PM PST. To enter, follow the details as specified above. Entries determined by The Novogratz in its sole discretion to meet the above requirements will be deemed “Valid Entries”. Entrants’ proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt by The Novogratz. The Novogratz is not responsible for any (i) lost, misdirected, late, incomplete, or otherwise corrupted entries or for inaccurate entry information, whether caused by participant or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, or by any technical or human or typographical errors that may occur in the processing of entries; or (ii) any printing, production, human or typographical errors in the materials associated with the Sweepstakes. Limit to 1 entry per person. In the event any person submits more than 1 entry, the earliest entry received by The Novogratz will be deemed that person’s entry. The Novogratz reserves the right in their sole and unfettered discretion to disqualify at any time any entry for any reason.
- CONDITIONS OF ENTRY. By submitting an entry, the entrant grants The Novogratz a right to use all information contained in the entry for marketing, publicity and contact purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law. If The Novogratz so elects, the selected winners will be required to participate in a feature article with photography/photos included that will appear on the company social media pages and website.
- SWEEPSTAKES JUDGING PROCESS. After the end of the Sweepstakes Entry Period, 11 entrants from the website pop-up signup will be picked randomly by The Novogratz and then consolidated into one list to pick a grand prize winner and 10 runners-up prize winners. The grand prize winner and other runners-up winners will be selected at 12:00 PST on 30 January, 2017 by The Novogratz. The winners will be notified thereafter. If winners cannot be contacted within a time period determined by The Novogratz, the prize will be forfeited and an alternative winner may or may not be chosen.
PRIZES. The following prizes will be awarded. One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded, consisting of two roundtrip flights to Brazil - Seven nights at The Novogratz Home in Trancoso Brazil http://www.thenovogratz.com/trancoso-brazil-home-design/ - Car Service to and from airport in Porto Seguro, Brazil, Ten (10) second place winners will be awarded, consisting of one signed copy of The Novogratz’ book Beachside Bohemian https://www.shopthenovogratz.com/products/beachside-bohemian
- CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION. The Novogratz will notify the potential Winner(s) by e-mail and/or through their social media account on Facebook. Prior to awarding a prize, The Novogratz may, in its sole discretion, require any potential winner to sign such additional documents The Novogratz deems necessary to confirm eligibility, to obtain a liability/publicity release, and to award any prize. Winners are responsible for paying any and all applicable taxes.
- CONDITIONS OF TRAVEL Travel must be booked by 15th of August 2017 and the trip must be taken within the 12 months following the end of the sweepstakes. If The Novogratz sell the home before the winner can take the trip, The Novogratz will give winner $5000 as an alternate prize. Alternative dates will not be provided. If the winner is not available for travel on those dates the prize will be forfeited and may or may not be awarded to an alternative entrant at the sole discretion of The Novogratz. The tickets are non-transferable and have no cash redemption value; both tickets must be used at the same time by the winner and their guest. They are valid only for economy class roundtrip travel on an airline chosen by The Novogratz from any major US or European city to Trancoso, Brazil. The maximum value of the roundtrip flights, transportation and other additional costs will not exceed $2,500. Flights are subject to availability. An agent with The Novogratz will liaise with the winner to book flights, accommodation and transport to and from the airport. Winner must cover cost to airport from their house. Upon landing in Porto Seguro, Brazil, The Novogratz will provide transportation from the airport to the Novogratzes' house. At the end of the trip, The Novogratz will provide transportation from their house in Trancoso back to the Porto Seguro airport. The final transportation costs taking winner from final airport to their house will be covered by winner. Meals, gratuities, luggage fees, incidental charges and any other travel related expenses specified herein are the sole responsibility of the winner. It is a matter for the winner and their guest to ensure they have all travel documents necessary including but not limited to a valid passport or form of identification for travel, entry visas etc. If the winner or its guest does not have the required documentation in order to take the flight to Brazil and enter Brazil, the prize will be forfeited. If the guest travelling with the winner is a minor in his or her state of residence, the winner must be the guest’s parent or legal guardian. No minor may accompany the winner as a guest if the winner is not the guest’s parent or legal guardian.
- ADDITIONAL TERMS. To the maximum extent permitted by law, The Novogratz reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to change these rules or cancel the Sweepstakes at any time, or to modify, terminate, or suspend the Sweepstakes. The Novogratz is not responsible for any human, technical, or other error that may occur in the processing of the Entries, nor are they responsible for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries, or for technical, network, telephone, computer, hardware or software, malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of, or failure to receive any entry information on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site. The Novogratz is not responsible for injury or damage to any Entrant’s or any other computer resulting from downloading any materials in connection with the Sweepstakes. The Novogratz reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry or voting process, the outcome of the Sweepstakes, or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Web site; to be acting in violation of these rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND/OR OTHER RELIEF FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
- MISCELLANEOUS. The Sweepstakes and all accompanying materials are copyright © 2016 by The Novogratz. All rights reserved. By entering, Entrants (agree to be bound by these rules. No transfer, assignment, cash redemption or substitution of prizes is permitted except by The Novogratz (at The Novogratz’s sole discretion) because of prize availability and then with prizes of comparable value. Entrants agree (for themselves and their heirs) that The Novogratz, its affiliates and subsidiaries will have no liability, and will be held harmless by such Entrants to the maximum extent permitted by law for any liability, loss, injury, or damage to property or to person, including death, and reasonable attorney’s fees and court costs, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of participation in the Sweepstakes, or by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prizes, even if caused or contributed to by the negligence of The Novogratz. The Novogratz reserve the right to sell their Trancoso, Brazil house at any point during or after the Sweepstakes. If The Novogratz sell their house during or after the Sweepstakes, they reserve the right to cancel the sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States and the State of California. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in California having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will Entrants be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waive all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, including attorneys’ fees, and Entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. Entrants agree that the decisions of The Novogratz shall be final.
WINNERS LIST. For a list of winners, send an e-mail request to firstname.lastname@example.org or a SASE envelope to P.O. Box 93548, Los Angeles, CA 90093. Requests must be received by December 31, 2017.
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