Contest Rules or Terms and Conditions
How To Participate
No purchase necessary to enter to win. Making a purchase will not increase your chance of winning. Void where prohibited. All federal, state and municipal laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.
1.1 Eligibility: The Sweepstakes Prizes for Two at Kiawah Island Golf Resort (the “Contest”) are open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. Void in Puerto Rico and wherever prohibited by law. Employees, retirees of Kiawah Island Golf Resort and its affiliates, franchisees, agents, associates, dealers, representatives, advertising and promotional agencies and members of the immediate family of these employees and retirees or any person with whom they are domiciled are not eligible to enter or to win.
1.2 Contest Period: Starting on 12:00 a.m., Eastern Time, May 18, 2015 to 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time, December 31, 2015. Entrants may participate in the Contest by uploading an image into the Wishpond.com contest application.
1.4 Contest Entry Restrictions: Upon submitting photo contest entry online, eligible Entrants will be entered into the Contest for one (1) chance to win (i.e. one entry) the quarterly Prize. Entrants are restricted to five (5) entries (via online entry) per person, per household, per contest availability dates. Any excess entries will be invalid for purposes of the Contest draw. Failure to respond to the initial verification e-mail within five (5) business days of date of notification or return of e-mail notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts will result in disqualification.
1.5 Awarding of Prize: The Prize will be awarded to the Entrant whose contact information (name and email address) has been given by the Entrant at time of completion of online entry or by mail entry and who has complied with these Rules. The Prize will be awarded to the Entrant with the most online votes.
2.1 Prize: The prizes are One Grand Prize — awarded annually — include: 2 nights/3 days accommodations in The Sanctuary for 2; 2 rounds of golf on one of the resort’s championship courses (excluding The Ocean Course). Prize is subject to availability and blackout dates. Prize must be used by December 31, 2016. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to, ground transportation, meals, incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, airline fees, surcharges, taxes (if not included above) or other expenses are the sole responsibility of the winner. Unless a child of the winner, the travel companion must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older as of the date of departure. If winner is a minor in his/her state of residence, travel companion must be winner’s parent/legal guardian. Travel companion must execute liability/publicity releases prior to issuance of travel documents. Winner and travel companion are solely responsible for obtaining valid passports and any other documents necessary for international travel. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Prize must be accepted as awarded. No cash alternatives, substitution or transfers of the Prize will be allowed. Prize will be forwarded to the winner within four (4) to six (6) weeks once Kiawah Island Golf Resort has received a signed affidavit of eligibility (which affirms that they have complied with these rules), as well as a liability/publicity release (where permitted by law) within ten (10) business days from date of issuance.
2.2 Notification of Selection: The selected winning Entrant will be contacted by the email provided by Entrant at time of entering the Contest at least three (3) times within fourteen (14) days after the contest period ends. Each selected Entrant will be required to return a completed Form W-9 to Kiawah Island Golf Resort as the address listed in Section 3.9 of these Contest rules. A U.S. winner who refuses to provide a fully completed W-9 for such prize within ten (10) business days after receipt of a request to do so, will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected.
3.1 Photos submitted must be copyright- and royalty-free, and owned and taken by Entrant. Photos submitted will be considered released to Kiawah Island Golf Resort for unlimited use for promotions, marketing, advertising and retail purposes.
3.2 Prize claim is subject to verification by Kiawah Island Golf Resort and/or its designated representatives. Entries made with multiple addresses, under multiple identities, or through the use of any device or artifice to enter multiple times or entries that are in excess of the permitted number of entries during the Contest period are automatically void. All Contest entries obtained through unauthorized sources or which are incomplete, illegible, mutilated, altered, reproduced, forged, irregular or fraudulent in any way or otherwise not in compliance with these Rules are automatically void. Kiawah Island Golf Resort will be the sole and final reference source in validating a Prize claim.
3.3 By participating, each Entrant and selected winner agrees: (a) to be bound by these Rules and the decisions of Kiawah Island Golf Resort, (b) to release and hold harmless Kiawah Island Golf Resort, its affiliates, subsidiaries, and independent contractors, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents and representatives including advertising and promotion agencies, from any and all liability for claims/damages including, but not limited to, claims/damages for personal injury, for property damage with respect to acceptance, possession or use or misuse of the Prize or participation in the Contest; (c) to permit Kiawah Island Golf Resort to use his/her name, address, city, state of residence, photograph, video, or any likeness for advertising or publicity purposes without any additional compensation and (d) to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release Form.
3.4 The decisions of Kiawah Island Golf Resort in relation to this Contest will be final and binding on all Entrants.
3.5 Kiawah Island Golf Resort shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription or registration of Contest entry information, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, faulty, incomplete, incomprehensible, or erased computer or network transmissions, line failures of any telephone network, failure of computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or web site, inability to submit the online survey, or any other error or malfunction, or any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Contest, or for late, lost, stolen, postage due, illegible or misdirected entries.
3.6 Kiawah Island Golf Resort reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or suspend this Contest, at its sole discretion, in the event of a technical failure, computer virus or bug, unauthorized human intervention, fraud or any other occurrence or cause beyond its control that corrupts or adversely affects the administration, security, fairness or normal operation of the Contest.
3.7 If a selected Entrant is awarded the Prize due to a system error, malfunction or defect the Prize will be returned to the Prize pool to be re-awarded.
3.8 Under no circumstances will Kiawah Island Golf Resort, its affiliates, subsidiaries, and independent contractors, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents, including advertising and promotion agencies be required to award more Prizes than what is indicated in these Rules or award the Prizes other than in accordance with these Rules.
3.9 The Contest is subject to all applicable Federal, State and Municipal laws. The personal information provided to enter the Contest will be used only to administer the Contest and for no other reason.