SWEEPSTAKES RULES AND REGULATIONS
Contest Name: Biltmore Holiday Style Sweepstakes
Contest Dates: Beginning November 1, 2020, 12:01 AM EST and ending January 10, 2021, 11:59 PM EST.
Biltmore, and its affiliated companies ("Company"), will conduct the Contest pursuant to the following rules, and by participating, each participant agrees to be bound by the following terms and conditions:
1. Description of Contest/Participation.
A. Dates of Contest: The Contest will be conducted Beginning November 1, 2020, 12:01 AM EST and ending January 10, 2021, 11:59 PM EST.
B. How to Enter: NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY. PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE ODDS OF WINNING. Odds of winning vary greatly depending on number of entries from this state and other states. Void where prohibited. Register by logging on to the Biltmore contest website accessible at biltmoreshop.com/style and complete the on-line registration form. Deadline for registration is 11:59 p.m. EST January 10, 2021. One entry per person. Valid contest entries must contain all information requested. Incomplete and/or multiple entries will be disqualified.
C. How To Play: Winner(s) will be randomly selected by the Company from all entries received within 48 hours from the registration deadline. Winner(s) may be notified by e-mail. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the winner, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the participant for purposes of winner selection. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned to an email address by an internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder, in the Company's sole discretion. If a winner cannot be contacted from the information provided on the Internet registration form, the Company reserves the right to select another winner in its sole discretion.
One name will be selected as the winner from all valid entries and shall receive a Thomas Kinkade Studios Christmas at Biltmore® 12”x18” Framed Limited Edition Canvas with a prize value of $750 and a 35-piece Biltmore® Legacy Ornament Set with a prize value of $249. If the actual value of the Prize is lower than the stated approximate value, the difference will not be awarded. All taxes associated with any prize received by the winner shall be the responsibility of the winner.
Prizes are non-transferable, not redeemable for cash and not exchangeable for any other prize. Each winner must submit proof of eligibility to claim the prize. If a winner is disqualified, the Company reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or not to award that winner's prize, in its sole discretion. Undeliverable shipments will not be re-shipped.
3. Eligibility and Limitations.
Participants and winner(s) must be legal U.S. residents at least 18-years old as of the date of entry with a valid U.S. driver's license. [Must be 21 years old for Wine contests.] Winner assumes all liability for use of the prize. Only one (1) entry per person is permitted and only (1) prize per household will be awarded. Employees of the Company and the Contest's participating sponsor are not eligible to participate and win.
4. Technology Notice & Disclaimer.
Participants are restricted to use of ordinary and typical computer equipment and Internet access to participate in this Contest. Use of advanced equipment to violate any rule, gain unfair advantage in participating in the Contest, or obtain winner status using fraudulent means will be disqualified. The Company disclaims all liability for the inability of a participant to complete or continue an entry due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts beyond the Company 's control, or otherwise. The Company disclaims any liability for received entries due to technical difficulties or transmission errors. The Company disclaims all liability for any delays, misdelivery, loss, or failure in the delivery of any item sent by mail, courier, express, electronic transmission, or other delivery method. The Company is not responsible for mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, including, but not limited to, failed, incomplete, corrupted, distorted or delayed transmission of online entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines, delays or interruptions of Internet service, network connection or website, which may limit an online participant’s ability to participate in the Contest, and any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Contest.
By participating, where allowed by law, all participants and winner(s) grant the Company exclusive permission to use their names, characters, photographs, voices, and likenesses in connection with promotion of this and other contests and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such use. By participating, participants agree that the Company may disclose personal information obtained from participants in the Contest to third parties and use such information for marketing and other purposes, to the extent permitted by law.
By participating, each participant and winner(s) agree to release and hold harmless the Company, its affiliates, employees, agents, and representatives, the Contest's sponsors and their respective affiliates, employees agents, and representatives, from and against any claim or cause of action, including but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participations in the Contest or receipt or misuse of any prize.
7. Company's Rights and Authority.
All decisions will be made by the Company and are final. The Company reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest, or any part of it, as determined by the Company in its sole discretion, to the extent permitted by law. The Company may substitute prizes, amend the rules or discontinue the Contest at any time as posted on the website. The Company disclaims any responsibility to notify participants of any aspect related to the course and administration of the Contest.
By participating in the Contest, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of the Company, including its employees and representatives. Persons who violate any rule, gain unfair advantage in participating in the Contest, or obtain winner status using fraudulent means will be disqualified. Unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing or threatening behavior is prohibited. Disqualifying behavior is determined by the Company in its sole discretion.
ANY ATTEMPT BY A CONTESTANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY CIRCUMVENT, DISRUPT OR DAMAGE ORDINARY AND NORMAL OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST, TELEPHONE SYSTEMS OR WEBSITE, OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
The Company will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the Contest and the Company's decisions concerning such disputes shall be final. If the conduct or outcome of the Contest is affected by human error, any mechanical malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of the Company, the Company reserves the right to terminate this Contest, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as the Company deems appropriate.
In the event legal disputes arise, by participating, participants agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Buncombe County, North Carolina. All legal issues and questions, concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these rules shall be governed by, and in accordance with, the laws of the State of North Carolina, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules.
No purchase necessary to participate or win. Purchase does not increase chance of winning. Odds of winning depend upon the number of participants For a copy of the rules, or where required by law, a list of winners, please send your request within 30 days of the end of the giveaway by mail with a stamped, self-addressed return envelope with contest name and addressed to: Biltmore, ATTN: Marketing Department – Biltmore Holiday Style Sweepstakes, 1 N. Pack Square Asheville, NC, 28801.
10. Compliance with Law.
The conduct of the Contest is governed by the applicable laws of the State of North Carolina and the United States of America, which take precedence over any rule to the contrary herein. This Contest is void where prohibited.