February 5, 2010
JETBLUE SHARES THE LOVE THIS VALENTINE’S DAY! SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
JETBLUE SHARES THE LOVE THIS VALENTINE’S DAY! SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE OR WIN.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
These Official Rules apply for the JetBlue Shares The Love This Valentine’s Day! Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) conducted by JetBlue Airways Corporation, 27-01 Queens Plaza North, Long Island City, NY 11101 (the “Sponsor” or “JetBlue”); which will be promoted to followers of JetBlue on Twitter.com. The Sweepstakes will begin at approximately 8:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on February 7, 2013 and will end at approximately 6:00 PM ET February 7, 2013 or when all prizes have been awarded, whichever is sooner (“Promotion Period”). Sponsor’s clock shall be the official time keeping device for the Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter. Any questions regarding the Sweepstakes must be directed to Sponsor and not to Twitter. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Sweepstakes Participant, as defined below waives, discharges and releases Twitter from any and all liability associated with this Sweepstakes.
ELIGIBILITY: Each Sweepstakes Participant, as defined below, must be a legal resident of New York City (all five boroughs), aged 18 years or older, and a registered Twitter accountholder prior to 8:00 AM ET on February 7, 2013. Twitter registration is free. All terms and conditions of Twitter apply. Void outside New York City (all five boroughs), and where prohibited and restricted by law. Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of Sponsor, Centra Marketing & Communications (“Sweepstakes Administrator”), the Vermont Teddy Bear Company Entities as defined below, and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Related Entities”) are not eligible to participate or win a prize. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. The Vermont Teddy Bear and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, representatives, and employees (collectively, the “Vermont Teddy Bear Entities”) will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE: To enter, you must follow @JetBlue on Twitter.com for clues that, when solved, will identify secret public locations in one of the five (5) boroughs of New York City, NY (“Shares The Love This Valentine’s Day! Locations”). Clues will be released one (1) per hour during the Promotion Period, with the first clue being released at approximately 8:00 AM ET and the last clue being released at approximately 5:00 PM ET, for a total of ten (10) clues to ten (10) locations (one (1) clue per location). To participate, (i) use each clue provided to identify a Shares The Love This Valentine’s Day! Location, (ii) proceed to the Shares The Love This Valentine’s Day! Location and arrive at the JetBlue human chain no earlier or later than the Promotion Period, and (iii) upon arrival at the Shares The Love This Valentine’s Day! Location, correctly say the secret code word that’s Tweeted along with the clue. Your time of arrival will be recorded (hereinafter, each a “Participant” or collectively as “Participants”). Use of hashtag constitutes acceptance of the Official Rules. In the event the Event is cancelled for whatever reason, Sponsor has no obligation to award the prizes in this Sweepstakes. A notice will be posted on Twitter in the event the Event is cancelled. Participants will be solely responsible for any and all ground transportation, tolls, gasoline, parking, or any other expenses associated with traveling to the Event.
EVENT CONDUCT: Decisions of Sponsor and/or its representatives are final and binding in all aspects relating to the Event, including, without limitation, arrival time at Event. A Participant may be removed from the Event premises at the sole discretion of the Sponsor for any reason at any time, including but not limited to the advice of the Event staff, by creating an unauthorized disturbance, interruption or unnecessarily rough physical contact or for any unhealthy, unsafe, or inappropriate act. If a Participant who in the opinion of the Sponsor is considered a physical or mental threat to the well-being of any other Participant or the Event staff, he/she may be removed from the Event premises. Participants are not permitted to engage in any overt sexual activities or have any overt sexual contact with any other person during the Event. Any act performed by a Participant defined by Federal, State or Local statute or ordinance as constituting a criminal act may result in removal from the Event premises. At the sole discretion of the Sponsor, if a Participant uses profanity, or demonstrates any lewd or sexually suggestive gestures or full or partial nudity, the Sponsor shall have the right to remove that individual from the Event premises. At the sole discretion of the Sponsor and Event staff, if a Participant creates a potential for death, disability, injury and/or property damage during the Event, the Sponsor, shall have the right to remove that individual from the Event premises.
SELECTION OF WINNERS: The first (1) Participant who arrives at each of the ten (10) Shares The Love This Valentine’s Day! Locations and correctly use the secret code word and otherwise satisfy the eligibility requirements and comply with these Official Rules will be deemed a potential Grand Prize Winner. The exact location of each of the Shares The Love This Valentine’s Day! Locations is recorded and maintained by Sponsor in a secure location. Limit one (1) prize per person or household. In the event that an insufficient number of Participants satisfy the prize award and/or eligibility requirements, ALL PRIZES MAY NOT BE AWARDED. Each potential Grand Prize Winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability and Publicity and a W9 Request for Taxpayer Identification Number & Certification Form unless prohibited by law (“Affidavit/Release”) onsite; upon arriving to the Shares The Love This Valentine’s Day! location. If a potential Grand Prize Winner is found to be ineligible, or if he/she cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, he/she may be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion, that Grand Prize Winner’s appointment may be awarded to a runner-up.
PRIZES AND THEIR APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (“ARV”): TEN (10) GRAND PRIZES: Each Grand Prize consists of two (2) round-trip air transportation JetBlue Travel Certificates, each valid for the base fare of a roundtrip JetBlue flight between any two destinations in the JetBlue route network; one (1) four and a half foot tall Giant Hunka Love Vermont Teddy Bear. Each Grand Prize Winner will also designate one (1) charity organization of his/her personal choice to receive two (2) round-trip air transportation JetBlue Travel Certificates, each valid for the base fare of a roundtrip JetBlue flight between any two destinations in the JetBlue route network. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Grand Prize is $1,296. The total ARV of all Grand Prizes is $12,960.
JETBLUE TRAVEL CERTIFICATE TERMS AND CONDITIONS: The confirmed Grand Prize Winner understands that the following terms and conditions shall apply to the Travel Certificates:
Each Travel Certificate is valid for one (1) year, and all travel must be booked and flown within the valid dates shown on the Travel Certificate. Redeemed travel is subject to availability and seats may not be available on all flights. Blackout dates apply, and travel is capacity controlled. (Flights to/from Caribbean destinations subject to heightened capacity controls.) Schedules are subject to change without notice. Travel Certificates are not valid for bookings on partner airlines or code share or interline flights. Travel certificates are also not valid for use in connection with JetBlue Getaways Vacation Packages or Cruises. Each Travel Certificate is transferable; however, at no time may it be purchased, sold, bartered, traded on an auction website or otherwise exchanged for value without prior written consent from JetBlue. Travel Certificates are not redeemable for cash and have no cash value. Passengers are subject and entitled to all provisions of JetBlue’s Contract of Carriage. (See JetBlue’s Contract of Carriage at http://www.jetblue.com/p/jetblue_coc.pdf for details.)
Passenger is solely responsible for all fees, taxes, surcharges, and service charges for all travel booked using a Travel Certificate. (Taxes and fees may include, without limitation, Passenger Facility Charges up to $9.00 each way for domestic and international travel; September 11 Security Fees of $2.50 per enplanement at a U.S. airport, up to $5 each way; Federal Segment Taxes of $3.80 per domestic segment; U.S. Arrival/Departure Tax of $16.70 each way for Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands travel; and government taxes and fees up to $329.00 each way for international travel. Taxes and fees are subject to change as required by law.) Passenger also is solely responsible for fees for oversized, overweight or extra baggage and fees for products/services sold separately, such as unaccompanied minor fees, Even More Space seats, pet fees, in-flight movies, pillows, etc. Passenger must pay all applicable taxes and fees using a major credit card at the time of booking.
Travel Certificates may be redeemed only by calling 1-800-JETBLUE (538-2583) and providing the authorization number and PIN number included on the Certificate. Travel Certificates may not be redeemed at airport ticket counters or online. The authorization number and PIN number cannot be replaced if lost or stolen (except as required by law), and JetBlue is not responsible for lost or stolen Travel Certificates, authorization numbers or pin numbers. (Customers will not be able to redeem their Travel Certificate without both the authorization and pin number.) Change and cancellation restrictions and fees may apply. Redeemed travel is not eligible for TrueBlue points. (TrueBlue is JetBlue’s loyalty program.) Additional terms and restrictions apply to all JetBlue flights. See http://www.jetblue.com/traveldeals/FlightsTOC.html for details.
GENERAL PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: The specifics of all elements of the prize stated herein shall be solely determined by Sponsor. Prize may not be substituted except that Sponsor in its discretion may substitute the prize, or portion thereof, with the prize or portion of comparable or greater value in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Any portion of the prize not used by a prize winner is forfeited and no cash substitute will be offered or permitted. Prize being offered is provided “as is” with no warranty or guarantee either express or implied by Sponsor. The Sponsor has not made, and will not be responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose. Grand Prize Winner assumes sole responsibility for all costs associated with any elements of the prizes not explicitly included as part of prize description, including without limitation, all applicable federal, state, international and local taxes (if any) or trip insurance, air and/or ground transportation to/from a prize winner’s residence and gateway airport serviced by JetBlue airways closest to the Prize winner’s residence, ground transportation in and around destination city, hotel accommodations not specified as part of the prize, in-room charges (e.g., mini-bar, room service, laundry services, telephone, internet, movies), fees, surcharges, travel upgrades, meals, beverages, gratuities, sightseeing or other excursions, souvenirs, personal incidentals, and any other expenses not specified as a part of the prize stated herein. Guest must be designated once and cannot be changed. No substitutions or deviations with respect to origin or destination(s) will be allowed. Grand Prize Winner will be responsible for booking their travel. In the event that the Prize travel involves a connection through a JetBlue gateway city and connecting flights are not available on the same date of travel, Grand Prize Winner may be provided with lodging and ground transfers to/from airport in gateway city at sole discretion of Sponsor. Grand Prize Winner and his or her Guest must depart on same travel itinerary and return on same travel itinerary and will be responsible for all necessary travel authorizations, if any. JetBlue is not liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence of a flight cancellation or flight delay. Grand Prize Winner and Guest must provide all necessary documents at the time of departure. JetBlue reserves the right to deny boarding to passengers without the proper documentation. Certain other JetBlue restrictions and blackout dates may apply, which may include a Saturday night stay, all of which are subject to change at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Related Entities will not be responsible for Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation. All travel is subject to any and all restrictions instituted by the Department of Defense and/or Department of Homeland Security, as required.
WAIVE OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an Entry, each entrant agrees to (i) be bound by these Official Rules, including but not limited to all Entry requirements, and (ii) waive any and all claims against the Related Entities (for clarity, including Sponsor and Sweepstakes Administrator), and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of any prize or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of any prize. Each Entrant agrees, authorizes and irrevocably grants to Related Entities the right to publicize such prize entrant’s name, address (city and state of residence), photograph, voice, statements and/or other likeness and information in any media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in any manner, in perpetuity, for purposes of advertising and trade, without limitation and without additional compensation or consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.
DISPUTES: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, and in no event will entrant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees or other legal costs; and (c) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, special, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrants and the Related Entities in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York. Any legal proceedings arising out of this Sweepstakes or relating to these Official Rules shall be instituted only in the federal or state courts located in the State of New York, County of New York, and the parties consent to jurisdiction therein with respect to any legal proceedings or disputes of whatever nature arising under or relating to these rules. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these rules shall otherwise remain in effect and be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Related Entities are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, lost, damaged, garbled, delayed, incomplete or garbled Tweets, clues, e-mail or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or problems of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of Entries, the announcement of prizes or prize winners or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Related Entities are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Related Entities are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or any representative of the Related Entities, or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Related Entities. The Related Entities shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes in their sole discretion. Notwithstanding anything in these Official Rules to the contrary, Related Entities (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any prize, and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty. The Related Entities’ failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. All disputes will be resolved under applicable U.S. laws in the County of New York, state of New York.
Related Entities reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof). In the event of cancellation, Sponsor may elect to identify the prize winners and award the prizes by way of random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible Entries received up to the time of such cancellation.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE RELATED ENTITIES WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT AND RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified. In case of multiple Entries received from any person or e-mail address or household, only the first entry received from such person or e-mail address or household will be considered. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any prize winner based on an e-mail address, the prize winning Entry will be declared made by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the e-mail address submitted at the time of Entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. The “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
NAMES OF WINNERS/OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain the names of the Winners (available after February 15, 2013) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped #10 envelope to: JetBlue Shares The Love This Valentine’s Day! Sweepstakes, c/o Centra360, 1400 Old Country Road, #420, Westbury, NY 11590. Please specify “Winners List” OR “Official Rules” on the outer envelope. Requests must be received by February 28, 2013.
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NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF MONEY NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Sweepstakes begins at 8:00:01 AM EST February 7, 2013 and ends at 6:00:00 PM EST on February 7, 2013. Sweepstakes open to legal residents of New York (all five boroughs), aged 18 years older at the time of entry. Odds of Winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received. Void outside New York (all five boroughs) and where prohibited. See Official Rules at http://blog.jetblue.com/?p=25279 Sponsor: JetBlue Airways, 27-01 Queens Plaza North, Long Island City, NY 11101. All rights reserved.