Tablet’s Monthly Sweepstakes Terms & Conditions:
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN SWEEPSTAKES. TABLET IS THE SOLE SPONSOR OF THE SWEEPSTAKES.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY FORM MAY BE REQUIRED.
THE NEWSLETTER SIGN-UP SWEEPSTAKES APPLICATION: Sweepstakes begins 12:01 AM ET on January 5, 2012 and ends at 11.59.59 PM ET on January 22, 2012. Entries that are lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received, for any reason, including by reason of hardware, software, browser, or network failure, malfunction, congestion, or server incompatibility at Tablet Inc. or elsewhere, will not be eligible. Tablet Inc. reserves the right to disqualify any person suspected of tampering with the entry process, the operation of the application, or otherwise in violation of the rules. Use of bots or other automated process to enter is prohibited and may result in disqualification at the sole discretion of Tablet Inc. Tablet Inc. further reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or modify any promotion not capable of completion as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, force majeure, or technical failures of any sort. In the event of a dispute, entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet Service Provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institute) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
Open only to permanent legal U.S. residents 18 or over physically residing in the fifty (50) United States of America and the District of Columbia, excluding Rhode Island. Employees of Sponsor and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies and any other entity involved in the development or administration of this Sweepstakes, and their immediate family members or household members are not eligible to participate in or win the Sweepstakes. Winners may be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and complete relevant tax forms as a condition to the delivery of the applicable prize. Void where prohibited by law. All applicable federal, state and local laws apply
On or around January 23, 2012, one (1) winner will be selected by random drawing among all sweepstakes entrants received by midnight on January 22, 2012. The winner will be notified by e-mail only. If any potential winner selected cannot be contacted, or does not respond within three (3) days, or the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner shall forfeit any and all rights to a prize and, at discretion of Tablet Inc., an alternate potential winner may be selected. All decisions of the judges are final and binding in all respects. The prize for the winner is five (5) nights at the Tribeca Grand hotel, in a King Deluxe room, plus VIP welcome amenity. The winner will also receive prizing from Sugar Publishing, Inc. (ShopStyle) which will be $1000 to be put towards airfare, and prizing from Oscar de la Renta, LLC which will be two (2) tickets to Oscar de la Renta’s runway show on February 14, 2012 (show date subject to change), and a $2500 Oscar de la Renta gift card (must be redeemed in-store or online by July 1, 2012). Hotel bookings and flights are subject to availability and flight taxes and surcharges are the sole responsibility of the winner. Sugar Publishing, Inc. will contact the winner and book the flights for the winner and companion. Hotel prizing and flight prizing must be consumed in conjunction with one another. Blackout dates and certain restrictions may apply. Any changes made to a hotel booking or flight reservation after the initial booking or reservation will be at the sole expense of the prizewinner. If the potential winner is unable to visit the hotel or its destination for any reason, including visa restrictions, such potential winner shall forfeit any and all rights to the grand prize. Unless otherwise specified in a specific month’s sweepstakes, all ground transportation including rental cars, meals, in-room charges (e.g. mini-bar, movies), telephone calls, gratuities, incidentals and all other expenses are not included. The prize may be subject to certain restrictions and blackout dates: approximate retail value of the grand prize is $2500 - $4,999 US depending on hotel and travel dates. Stay must be consumed on February 11, 2012 through February 16, 2012. The prize is not transferable and may not be purchased, sold, bartered or otherwise exchanged for value without the prior written permission of Tablet, Inc. The prizewinner is solely responsible for obtaining all required travel documents and travel insurance and hereby acknowledges that Tablet has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance. Prizewinner may be required to execute and return a release of liability form prior to reservation of the hotel stay or flight ticketing. Prizewinner may not be a minor.
For US residents, the Internal Revenue Service requires Form 1099-MISC to be issued and filed for each recipient who receives a prize if the amount of the prize is $600 or more. Tablet will send the winner a W9 form, which must be completed and returned to Tablet for the winner to receive the prize. A copy of the 1099-MISC filed by Tablet will be sent to the winner. The 1099-MISC will be issued for the fair market value of the prize.
Sweepstakes entrants must be 21 years of age or older as of the date of entry. Employees of Tablet Inc., Sugar Publishing, Inc., and Oscar de la Renta, LLC and their immediate families are not eligible. Subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Any violation of these rules may result in disqualification. Tablet Inc. is not responsible for errors in the administration or fulfillment of this sweepstakes including, without limitation, mechanical, human, printing, distribution or production errors, and may modify or cancel this promotion based upon such an error at their sole discretion, and without liability.
The odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. The prize is not transferable. All entries become the property of Tablet Inc. and will not be acknowledged or returned. By providing your e-mail address, you grant Tablet Inc., Oscar de la Renta, and ShopStyle the right to send you commercial messages. Except where prohibited: (i) acceptance of prize constitutes consent to use winners’ names and likeness for editorial, advertising and publicity purposes, without further compensation; (ii) winners may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility (including social security number). If required, affidavits and releases must be returned within fourteen (14) days of attempted notification or an alternate winner may be chosen.
* * For name of the winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Tablet Inc. 6 West 18th Street, 3rd floor, New York, NY 10011
* * TERMS AND CONDITIONS
By entering this sweepstakes, you agree that the internal laws of the State of New York, without regard to the principles of conflicts of laws, will govern this agreement and any dispute of any kind that arises between you and Tablet Inc. or its affiliates. You hereby agree that any dispute arising from or relating to this sweepstakes, if not amicably resolved, be resolved only through binding arbitration between you and Tablet Inc. under the commercial rules of the American Arbitration Association. This arbitration, which shall be conducted in New York City before neutral arbitrators, shall not involve other individuals who have entered this sweepstakes, be combined with separate arbitrations involving other users, or proceed as any type or form of class action in which the claims of similarly situated users are pursued together. Entering this sweepstakes is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of this agreement, including, but not limited, to this paragraph. Tablet Inc. reserves the right to comply with law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your entering of this sweepstakes or information provided to or gathered by the Tablet Inc. with respect to your entering this sweepstakes. If any provision of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law by any court of competent jurisdiction, the other provisions of this agreement will remain in full force and effect.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Tablet Inc as a result of this agreement or your entering this sweepstakes.
If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty and liability disclaimers set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and this agreement shall continue in effect. This agreement (and any other terms and conditions referenced herein) constitutes the entire agreement between you and the Company and its affiliates with respect to this sweepstakes and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between you and Tablet Inc. with respect to this application. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
Modification of These Terms and Conditions
Tablet Inc. reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which this website is offered and you agree to accept and be bound by those terms, conditions, and notices that are in effect at the time of your entering this sweepstakes. Entrants agree on their behalf, and on behalf of their respective heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors and assigns (“Releasing Parties”), to release, defend and hold harmless Tablet, Inc., Sugar Publishing, Inc. and Oscar de la Renta, LLC as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (“Released Parties”), from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, expenses, lost profits, indirect or direct damages, consequential damages, incidental damages, punitive or exemplary damages, judgments, claims and demands whatsoever against Released Parties arising out of or in connection with entrant’s participation, acceptance and use or misuse of any prize, including any travel related activities.
We reserve the right, in our sole and absolute discretion to restrict, suspend, or terminate your use of and access to all or any part of the our website and/or service at any time and for any or no reason, with or without prior notice, and without liability.
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All contents of this sweepstakes are copyrighted: Tablet Inc. 2012. All rights reserved.