Official Rules

ADC Festival Ticket to Paradise Sweepstakes


ELIGIBILITY: OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Employees (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of Art Directors Club (“Sponsor”), its parent, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and judges, which are binding and final on matters relating to this sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The sweepstakes begins at 10:00am Eastern Time (“ET”) on Monday, February 2, 2015 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on February 28, 2015 (“Sweepstakes Period”).

TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, there are two (2) ways to enter. Festival Ticket Purchase: Visit and follow the directions to purchase one (1) All Access Pass to the ADC Festival (to be held April 27-29, 2015 in Miami Beach, FL) (“Event”) to receive one (1) entry into the sweepstakes. All entries via this method must be received by 11:59 PM ET on February 28, 2015 to be eligible. Or, Mail-in Entry: To enter without purchasing an All Access Pass, send a 3” x 5” card handwritten with your name, address, telephone number, email address and date of birth on a 3” x 5” card and mail it in an envelope with proper postage affixed to: Art Directors Club, c/o Ticket To Paradise, 106 West 29th Street, New York, NY 10001. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by February 28, 2015 and received by March 7, 2015 to be eligible. Limit one (1) entry per person/email address/household for the entire Sweepstakes Period, regardless of method of entry. Multiple entries will be void. Entries generated by script, mechanical, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process are void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

DRAWING: Potential winner will be selected in a random drawing held on or about March 7, 2015 from all eligible entries received. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Potential winner will be notified by email, mail and/or telephone and required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and, unless prohibited, Publicity Release within three (3) days of date of issuance. If potential winner does not respond to the initial notification within the time period stated in the notification or fails to return all required documentation with the specified time period, a prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or potential winner is not in compliance with these rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate winner selected.

PRIZE: Air transportation to Miami Beach, FL during the Event (not to exceed $599). Exact details of prize award will be determined by Sponsor. Accommodations are not included as part of prize. Maximum Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $599. Actual value may vary based on winner’s point of departure. Any difference between actual value and maximum value will not be awarded. Winner must travel on dates determined by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited and winner will have no further obligation to Sponsor. In Sponsor’s sole discretion, travel must be booked through Sponsor’s agent and on an airline carrier of Sponsor’s choice. Winner is responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents. Air travel may not earn miles. If winner resides within 150 miles of Miami Beach, FL, Sponsor reserves the right to provide ground transportation in lieu of air transportation and no compensation or substitution will be provided for difference in value. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. All federal, state and local taxes and all other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of the winner, including accommodations and meals Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer prize, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value.

PUBLICITY GRANT: Winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered (including announcing winner’s name on Sponsor’s website(s) and social media pages), in any manner, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, illegible, undelivered, or garbled messages, notifications, mail or entries; 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 difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, 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 or ticket purchases, the announcement of the prize or in any sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the sweepstakes. Released Parties 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 web site. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the sweepstakes or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the sweepstakes should any portion of the sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries. If terminated, Sponsor may, at its discretion, select the potential winners from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor, its parent, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliated companies, service agencies, independent contractors, advertising and promotion agencies, web hosting and service and fulfillment providers, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize (or any travel or activates related thereto) or participation in this sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.

DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, Participant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this sweepstakes or any Prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by Southern District of New York; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this sweepstakes, and in no event will entrant be permitted to obtain attorneys’ fees or other legal costs; and (3) under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor 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.

PERSONAL INFORMATION: The personal information collected through the sweepstakes is subject to Sponsor’s privacy statement set forth at:

WINNER’S NAME: The name of the winner may be obtained after March 10, 2015 by sending a hand-printed, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Sponsor at the address below. All requests must be received by April 10, 2015.

SPONSOR: Art Directors Club, 106 West 29th Street, New York, NY 10001.

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