Official Rules for Asheville White Dove Releases 2 Heart Dove Release Giveaway

OFFICIAL RULES FOR THE ASHEVILLE WHITE DOVE RELEASES

WEBSITE GIVEAWAY SWEEPSTAKES (THE “SWEEPSTAKES”)

YOU HAVE NOT YET WON A PRIZE 

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES OR BE AWARDED A PRIZE.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING A PRIZE

OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF, AND LIVING WITHIN, THE 50 UNITED STATES, 18 YEARS OLD AS OF TIME OF ENTRY

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW

SUBJECT TO ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS

By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Any violation of these Official Rules may result in disqualification of entrant.  All decisions of the Sponsor regarding this Sweepstakes are final and binding in all respects.

SPONSOR                                                                                   

The Website Giveaway Sweepstakes (referred to as “sweepstakesâ€) is sponsored by Asheville White Dove Releases (referred to as “sponsorâ€)

ELIGIBILITY

The Sweepstakes is open only to persons who are legal residents of, and living within, the 50 United

States, 18 years or older, as of the time of entry. Only one entry per household during the Sweepstakes Period is allowed.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD/DEADLINE

The Sweepstakes begins on April 17th, 2013 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time and ends on December 30th, 2013 at  7:00 a.m. Eastern Time (the “Sweepstakes Periodâ€) unless extended by Sponsor, notice of which will be provided as set out in these Official Rules. All entries must  be received by the Sponsor by  December 25,  2012, 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time.  Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for the Sweepstakes.

HOW TO ENTER

Official Entry Form:   Visit: https://www.facebook.com/AshevilleDoveLady?ref=hl during the Sweepstakes Period and follow the instructions to complete and submit the entry form.  All entrant information, including e-mail addresses, is subject to the respective Privacy Policy of the Sponsor.  No correspondence or contact other than that specified in these Official Rules will be accepted as an entry in the Sweepstakes. Entries that are misdirected, lost, incorrect, incomplete, illegible, or garbled upon actual receipt by Sponsor, for any reason, including without limitation by reason of hardware, software, browser, or network failure, malfunction, or incompatibility with Sponsor’s or other third party servers involved in the entry process, will not be eligible.  Entries that have been generated by a script, macro, bot or any other automated means will be void and will not be eligible.  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.  For purposes of this Sweepstakes, the authorized account holder is defined as the natural person or legal entity who is assigned to the e-mail address at the time of entry by an internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (such as an individual’s business or educational institute) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Proof of submission of the completed entry form by an entrant does not constitute proof of delivery to Sponsor of the entry form.  Sponsor’s decisions with respect to completion and delivery of valid entry forms will be final.

PRIZE INCLUSIONS, RESTRICTIONS, AND SELECTION

All eligible persons who completely satisfy the entry conditions set forth in these Official Rules and become entrants will be eligible to win a prize consisting of the following:

Specifications/restrictions:

  • offer limited to distances of 50 miles of Asheville, NC
  • 2 Heart Dove Release may be presented at the rehearsal event, wedding ceremony, or reception following the event.
  • 1 Heart basket and pedestal (optional) provided
  • Offer will include hand- release lesson if requested by participants
  • Professional Dove Releaser will accompany doves for duration of event, approx. 1 hr. on site
  • Birds may be released in most moderate weather conditions, if questionable parties will be contacted, release may be delayed momentarily.

Approximate total value of the prize is $200.-350. based on distance and optional hand-release lesson.

The Sponsor will e-mail the selected entrant at the e-mail address provided on the entry form on December 30th, 2013 and winner will be announced on sponsor’s Facebook page. If a prize notification e-mail is returned or deemed undeliverable, if the selected entrant fails to respond to the  prize  notification e-mail within forty-eight (48) hours, or if the selected entrant is found to be  ineligible or fails to comply with these Official Rules, the Sponsor may decide, in its sole discretion,  that the selected entrant has forfeited the prize and the Sponsor shall select, on a random basis, an alternate from eligible entrants.

The prize-winner will be required to execute and return a Declaration of Eligibility and Liability Release and supply Sponsor with his/her social security number for tax purposes within seven days of the prize notification e-mail. Failure to comply with these requirements will cause the prize(s) to be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Upon contacting a potential winner and determining that he/she has met all eligibility requirements of the Sweepstakes, including without limitation the execution and timely return of  the  required Declaration of Eligibility and Liability Release, such individual will be declared the “winner” of the Sweepstakes.

All prize-winners who comply with these Official Rules shall receive prizes within 90 days after receipt by Sponsor of their executed Declaration of Eligibility and Liability Release.  Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of a prize shall constitute and signify the winner’s consent that the Sponsor may use the winner’s name, likeness, image, voice, photographs, biographical information, address (city and state) and written statements made by the winner about the Sweepstakes and Sponsor for promotional purposes, in all forms of media, in perpetuity and without monetary payment or additional consideration.  The Sponsor reserves the right to announce the identity of the Sweepstakes prize-winner and the prize awarded to each such winner on any of its marketing platforms such as websites, social sites, or email.

ODDS OF WINNING

The odds of winning any prize depend upon the number of valid entries received by Sponsor.

TRANSFERABILITY/TAXES

All prizes are non-transferable and are not exchangeable for cash; provided, however, that the Sponsor may, in its discretion, offer to prize winners the option of receiving a cash prize substitute.

CONDITIONS

The Sponsor is not responsible for errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operations or transmissions, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of, or failure of the Sponsor to receive entry information on account of human or technical problems in any combination thereof.  The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel the Sweepstakes in its entirety if it becomes technically corrupted or because of non- authorized human intervention.  The Sweepstakes is subject to these Official Rules.

By entering: (a) participants agree to these Official Rules, the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules; (b) participants release the Sponsor, its directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, representatives, vendors and such persons’ directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for any claims, injuries, losses, costs or damages of any kind caused by participation in the Sweepstakes or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prizes; and (c) PARTICIPANTS ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE SPONSOR AND OTHER RELEASED

ENTITIES AND INDIVIDUALS HAVE NEITHER MADE, NOR ARE IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION, OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO THE PRIZES.

The Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning any prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that the entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other participants or the Sponsor’s agents or representatives.

WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE SPONSOR OR SPONSOR’S WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the North Carolina.  All disputes arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes will be resolved individually, and without resort to class action, exclusively by a state or federal court located in Asheville, NC and all entrants agree to the personal jurisdiction of and venue in such courts.  Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of North Carolina and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State of  North Carolina.  All judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket damages (excluding attorneys’ fees) associated with participation in  this  Sweepstakes and shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages.

USE OF REGISTRATION INFORMATION

By completing the Sweepstakes entry form, entrants grant the Sponsor the right to use the information provided on the forms, and to contact the entrant by e-mail, telephone, mail, certified mail, or fax.

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