iVillage "The Hunger Games" #HungerGames50 Sweepstakes


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iVillage "The Hunger Games" #HungerGames50 Sweepstakes!

iVillage "The Hunger Games" #HungerGames50 Sweepstakes

Official Rules

February 2, 2012 February 26, 2012

PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void where prohibited. The iVillage “The Hunger Games” #HungerGames50 Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) will begin on February 2, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. ET and end on February 26, 2012 at 11:59 P.M. ET (“Sweepstakes Period”). All times in the Sweepstakes refer to Eastern Time (“ET”). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries (as defined below) received. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.


ELIGIBILITY: Open only to permanent, legal United States (“U.S.”) residents who are physically residing in one (1) of the fifty (50) U. S. or the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other U. S. territories), and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the start of the Sweepstakes Period. Officers, directors, and employees of Sweepstakes Entities (as defined below), members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and their spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or persons living in the same households as these persons (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes Entities, as referenced herein, shall include iVillage LLC, 75 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10011 and NBCUniversal Media, LLC, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112 (collectively, “Sponsors”), Lionsgate Entertainment Inc., 2700 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404 and SpaFinder, Inc.,  257 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10010 (collectively, “Prize Providers”), and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, and their administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Sweepstakes.


TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes, during the Sweepstakes Period, visit http://www.ivillage.com/ivillage-hunger-games-hungergames50-sweepstakes/8-z-423449, (the “Website”) and follow the provided instructions to complete and thereafter submit the entry form, which includes your name, address, telephone number, email address, and date of birth (“Entry”). All Entries become the property of Sponsors, and will not be acknowledged.


Entries must be received before February 26, 2012 at 11:59 P.M. ET to be eligible for the Sweepstakes. Sponsors’ computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Sweepstakes. You may enter one (1) time per day for a total of twenty-five (25) Entries per person or email address during the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple Entries received from any person or email address beyond this limit will void all such additional Entries. For the purposes of these Official Rules a “day” will start at 12:00:01 A.M. ET and end at 11:59:59 P.M. ET. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, are void and will not be accepted. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant’s name, city, state, likeness, image, and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval. 


PRIVACY: Entrants will have the opportunity to receive information from iVillage LLC, SpaFinder, Inc.  and selected partners by checking the appropriate box(es). If, at any time, you no longer wish to receive materials from iVillage, LLC, SpaFinder, Inc., or their partners, please go to their privacy policies, located at http://www.ivillage.com/privacy-policy/8-a-257153 or http://www.spafinder.com/about/privacy.jsp, or the applicable partner’s privacy policy and follow the procedures indicated.


WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: On or about February 27, 2012, one (1) potential Winner (as defined below) will be selected in a random drawing by representatives of Sponsors from all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsors will make two (2) attempts to notify potential Winner at the phone number and/or email address submitted at the time of Entry. Potential Winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and, except where prohibited, publicity release (collectively, “Sweepstakes Documents”) within two (2) days of such notification. Noncompliance within this time period will result in disqualification, and, at Sponsors’ sole discretion an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. If potential Winner cannot be reached, is found to be ineligible, cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential Winner will be disqualified and time permitting, at Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries.


PRIZE: There will be one (1) prize awarded (“Prize”) to winner  (“Winner”). Prize will consist of trip for Winner and one (1) guest (“Guest”) to Los Angeles, California (“Trip”). Trip will include: (i) roundtrip coach class commercial air transportation for Winner and Guest from a major U.S. airport near Winner’s residence, subject to Sponsors’ sole discretion,  to a major U.S. airport in or near Los Angeles (“LA Airport”), subject to Sponsors’ sole discretion; (ii) three (3) nights hotel accommodations at the Thompson Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA (standard room/double occupancy) for Winner and Guest (“Hotel”); (iii) one (1) three hundred dollar ($300) SpaFinder Gift Certificate; (iv) two (2) tickets for Winner and Guest to attend The Hunger Games Premiere scheduled to take place at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, 777 Chick Hearn Court, Los Angeles, California 90015 (“Event”); and (v) ground transportation to and from the LA Airport and the Hotel as well as to and from the Hotel and the Event. Estimated retail value (“ERV”) of Prize is five thousand dollars ($5,000). Actual retail value (“ARV”) of Prize may vary depending on city of departure and dates of travel.      


All details of Prize will be determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a similar Prize (or Prize element) of comparable or greater value. All taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize are the sole responsibility of Winner. Sponsors will furnish an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 to Winner for the total ARV of Prize for the tax year in which Prize was won. Any difference between the ERV and the ARV will not be awarded. Prize cannot be transferred by Winner or redeemed for cash and is valid only for the items detailed above, with no substitution of Prize by Winner. If Prize is unclaimed within a reasonable time after notification from Sponsors, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion, it will be forfeited, and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries at Sponsors’ sole discretion. Date and/or time of Event is subject to change. Event is subject to cancellation. If Event is cancelled, the remaining elements of Prize shall be awarded and shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsors’ Prize obligation to Winner and no additional compensation will be awarded.    


Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsors’ agent, on a carrier of Sponsors’ choice. Winner and Guest must travel together on the same itinerary, including the same departure date and return date, and must have valid travel documents (e.g., valid government issued photo ID and/or passport) prior to departure. Failure to secure the necessary travel documents will result in forfeiture of Prize and time permitting; an alternate Winner may be selected at random from the remaining eligible Entries at Sponsors’ sole discretion. Sponsors will determine travel and hotel arrangements in their sole discretion. Sponsors will determine exact travel dates in their sole discretion. Once determined, no change, extension, or substitution of travel dates and/or times is permitted, except by Sponsors in their sole discretion. Prize consists only of the elements set forth above. No other travel elements (including, without limitation, insurance, gasoline, meals, gratuities, and souvenirs) are included in Prize. If Winner is unable to travel during the dates specified by Sponsors, Prize will be forfeited and time permitting, at Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. Sponsors will determine travel and hotel arrangements in its sole discretion. Once determined, no change, extension, or substitution of travel dates and/or times is permitted, except by Sponsors in their sole discretion. All taxes and fees assessed at the time of ticketing are the responsibility of Winner. Tickets are non-refundable. Reservations are subject to availability and selected blackout dates. Tickets are not valid for business-related or group travel. Tickets are valid only for travel on airline chosen by Sponsors in their sole discretion. Tickets will be issued only to Winner and Guest. Tickets are void if sold for cash or other consideration. Winner is responsible for any tax liability (including applicable departure taxes or fees, including baggage fees), inspection charges, and security charges. Once issued, tickets are non-transferable and may not be reissued once travel has commenced. Open tickets may not be issued and stopovers are not permitted. Travel may not be combined with any other offer and may not qualify for frequent flyer miles or hotel points. All travel will be at the risk of Winner and Guest. Sponsors will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, vouchers, or certificates. All elements of Prize must be redeemed at the same time. In the event of an act of God or an unforeseen, uncontrollable event, Sponsors reserve the right to reschedule all travel for a later date. If Winner chooses to travel to Los Angeles, CA with no Guest, the remaining elements of Prize shall be awarded and shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsors’ Prize obligation to Winner and no additional compensation will be awarded. Guest may be required to execute and return a release of liability and, where legal, a publicity release (collectively, “Guest Documents”), which must be returned with the Sweepstakes Documents, or Guest portion of the Prize will be forfeited. If Guest is a minor, then Winner must be Guest’s parent or legal guardian and Winner will need to execute and return the Guest Documents on the minor’s behalf. Sponsors shall have no responsibility or liability for cancellations, delays, or any other change by any company or person providing any element of Prize due to reasons beyond Sponsors’ control, and are not responsible or liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence thereof. Sponsors have the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute ground transportation for air transportation depending on Winner’s place of residence.


CONDITIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities and their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of Prize or any portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (b) to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes and to hereby acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to Prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by Prize supplier that are sent along with Prize; (c) if selected as a Winner, to the posting of such entrant’s name on the Website and the use by Released Parties of such name, voice, image, and/or likeness for publicity, promotional, and advertising purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval, and, upon request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and (d) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Sweepstakes itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsors, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes at Sponsors’ sole discretion.


ADDITIONAL TERMS: Sponsors reserve the right to permanently disqualify from any promotion any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage the Sweepstakes or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsors, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Sponsors to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsors (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations), or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription of Entry information; for errors in any promotional or marketing materials or in these Official Rules; for any human or electronic error; or for Entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned. Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules). In the event of cancellation, modification, or suspension, Sponsors reserve the right to select Winner in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension. Notice of such cancellation, modification, or suspension will be posted on the Website. Sponsors may prohibit any entrant or potential entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes, if such entrant or potential entrant shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant, Sponsors, or Sponsors’ agents or representatives; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion). Sponsors reserve the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.


DISPUTES: The Sweepstakes is governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be in New York, New York. If THE controversy or claim is not otherwise resolved through direct discussions or mediation, it shall THEN be resolved by FINAL AND binding arbitration administered by JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., in accordance with its Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures or subsequent versions thereof (“JAMS Rules”). The JAMS Rules for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed, except that the arbitrator shall be experienced and licensed to practice law in new york. All proceedings brought pursuant to this paragraph will be conducted in the County of new york. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.


WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: For the name of Winner, available after March 9, 2012,  send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by May 9, 2012 to: iVillage “The Hunger Games” Sweepstakes, Attn: J. Cordero, 75 Ninth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10011.



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