Scottsdale Sweepstakes Official Rules


THE TRIP TO SCOTTSDALE SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The Trip to Scottsdale Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on Monday, October 16, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT on Thursday, November 16, 2017 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, who are age 21 or older at the time of entry. Void in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, outside the U.S., and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of AFAR Media (the “Sponsor”), US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company (the “Sweepstakes Administrator”) and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. 

HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, participants must visit www.instagram.com/scottsdale_instagramadventure, search the nine posts on the page for the tile identified as the Grand Prize Category image, click the link to navigate to the Sweepstakes entry form, and follow all entry instructions to complete the entry form in its entirety, including providing his/her name and email address, and submit (“Online Entry”). Online entrants are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. 

PRIZE/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS:

Grand Prize: There is one (1) Grand Prize available to be won. Grand Prize includes a trip for winner and one (1) guest to Scottsdale. The Grand Prize trip includes:

  • Three (3) night accommodations and complimentary breakfast daily at Hotel Valley Ho (single room, double occupancy);
  • Two (2) tickets to Desert Botanical Garden;
  • Morning balloon ride for winner and guest with Hot Air Expeditions;
  • $50 FnB gift card; and
  • $600 gift card winner may use towards airfare or ground transportation.
  • Trip must be booked in advance and completed within one (1) year of the date the winner is confirmed.

ARV of Grand Prize: $2,350.

Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received

RANDOM DRAWING: The potential winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about Monday, November 27, 2017 from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period by the Sweepstakes Administrator, an independent representative of the Sponsor whose decisions are final.

WINNER NOTIFICATION & VERIFICATION: Potential Grand Prize winner will be notified via email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within seven (7) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, an IRS W-9 Form and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, “the Releases”). These Releases will require the Grand Prize winner to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the sole purpose of tax reporting, as required by law. Travel companion of winner will also be required to sign a Travel Companion Liability & Publicity Release. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. The prize package will be awarded within approximately 45 days after the winner is verified.

If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these rules that winner will be disqualified, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing. Only two (2) alternate winners may be determined through this process, after which the prize may remain un-awarded.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize is not assignable nor transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prizes and no exchange or substitution of prizes, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.

All travel related expenses, including but not limited to, ground transportation to and from home, taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service charges, airport surcharges, departure taxes, hotel, resort or property fees, luggage fees, food & beverage and personal expenses such as telephone/Internet charges, and gift shop purchases are the sole responsibility of prize winner. Winner and travel companion must travel on same itinerary. Winner and travel companion must have valid photo ID and any other required documentation prior to departure. Travel is subject to availability. Trip must be booked in advance and completed within one (1) year of the date the winner is confirmed.

The Grand Prize winner and his/her travel companion are responsible for obtaining any travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) that they may wish to obtain (at their own expense) and hereby acknowledge that the Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance.

Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit may be required at any time for incidental charges (e.g., room service, use of telephone/IT services, laundry and all other optional extra services not provided in the Grand Prize). If Grand Prize winner elects to travel or partake in the Grand Prize with no travel companion, no additional compensation will be awarded. All hotel reservations are based on availability and all holidays are excluded. Accommodations are subject to availability at time of reservation. Blackout dates, advance booking requirements and travel restrictions may apply. Availability is subject to factors such as weather, seasonality and space availability. Reservations are subject to availability. If weather or other incident or conditions beyond the control of the Sponsor affects the ability for winner and his/her travel companion to redeem any portion of prize during the scheduled date and time, then the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner and/or travel companion other than to supply the remaining elements of the prize package minus the unused portion of prize. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carriers, hotels, venue operators, transportation companies, prize providers or any other persons providing any prize-related services or accommodations. Sponsor is not liable for expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any transportation or other prize element except at the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. If for any reason whatsoever, winner and/or travel companions are unable to travel after all travel arrangements have been made and paid, the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner. If Grand Prize is forfeited prior to Sponsor finalizing and paying for travel, and there is sufficient time to notify an alternate winner, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing from among all non-winning eligible entries. Winner and travel companion are responsible for obtaining the proper travel documentation (e.g., valid photo ID and/or passport with a minimum validity 6 months after the date of return) prior to travel. Winner’s travel companion must be legal U.S. resident, 21 years or older and must complete and return a Travel Companion Liability & Publicity Release prior to travel as noted above.

In the event a winner or his/her travel companion engages in behavior that, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, is obnoxious or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip early, whole or in part, and send the winner and his/her travel companion home with no further obligation. In the event a winner engages in behavior during travel that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is illegal, tortious, or subjects winner to arrest or detention, Sponsor shall have no obligation to pay any damages, fees, fines, judgments or other costs or expenses of any kind whatsoever incurred by winner as a result of such conduct. SPONSOR SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR OTHER DAMAGES OR EXPENSES RESULTING FROM OR ARISING OUT OF ANY TRAVEL RELATED TO THE PRIZE OR ANY OTHER ASPECT OF GRAND PRIZE WINNER’S ACCEPTANCE OR USE OF THE PRIZE.

Gift cards are not redeemable for cash and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Gift card usage is subject to the issuing company’s complete terms and conditions, including expiration dates.

Vouchers/tickets are not redeemable for cash and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Tickets are subject to issuers complete terms and conditions.

Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Grand Prize winner will be required to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the sole purpose of preparation of tax forms as required by law. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner’s name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.

GENERAL: Although subsequent attempts to enter may be received, only the first complete entry received from a particular entrant will be eligible; subsequent attempts by the same person to enter, including entries submitted with an alternate email address, will be disqualified.

Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Administrator, and release the Sponsor, the Sweepstakes Administrator, Instagram and their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (the “Released Parties”), from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.

In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof, to Sponsor’s satisfaction, that such party is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the entry. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Released Parties are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw a method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes). If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes termination.

LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of California. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of California. 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 attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.

THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.

PRIVACY: By entering and providing the required entry information, Entrants acknowledge that the Sponsor may also send information, samples or special offers it believes may be of interest to Entrant, or other information or goods offered by its marketing partners. Personal information collected from online entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s privacy policy, which can be found at

http://about.afar.com/about/guidelines-and-terms/privacy-policy/.

OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by November 27, 2017, to: The Trip to Scottsdale Sweepstakes Official Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.

WINNER CONFIRMATION REQUEST: For a written confirmation of the winner (available after 11/27/17), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than 12/26/17), to: The Trip to Scottsdale Sweepstakes Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.

SPONSOR: AFAR Media, 130 Battery St, San Francisco, CA 94111.

Void outside the US, in Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited by law.

THE SCOTTSDALE INSTAGRAM ADVENTURE SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The Scottsdale Instagram Adventure Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on Monday, October 16, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT on Thursday, November 16, 2017 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

 ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, who are age 21 or older at the time of entry. Void in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, outside the U.S., and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of AFAR Media (the “Sponsor”), US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company (the “Sweepstakes Administrator”) and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, participants must complete the photo hunt as outlined below to enter for any or all of the prizes available to be won:

  1. Visit instagram.com/scottsdale_instaadventure (the “Website”);
  2. Open one of the seven Category posts and navigate to the Scottsdale Instagram account named in the post (i.e.: @Scottsdale_beer);
  3. Search the nine posts on the page for the tile identified by the “Congrats” or “Congratulations” message (i.e.: “CONGRATS! You’ve found the right post”) (each, a “Photo”); and
  4. Like the Photo and post a comment using the corresponding Photo Hashtag from the Scottsdale Instagram Adventure Hashtag Chart below (the “Photo Hashtag”) to receive one (1) entry for the prize associated with the Photo (each, an “Entry”).

Online Entrants are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

SCOTTSDALE INSTAGRAM ADVENTURE HASHTAG CHART
Category Account Starting Position on Website Photo Hashtag Prize Available
Beer @Scottsdale_beer Middle Left #CraftBreweriesSweepstakes First Prize
Wine @Scottsdale_wine Middle Right #WineSpotsSweepstakes Second Prize
Design @Scottsdale_design Upper Right #IconicArchitectureSweepstakes Third Prize
Dining @Scottsdale_dining Lower Left #FarmToTableSweepstakes Fourth Prize
Zen @Scottsdale_zen Middle Center #ZenPlacesSweepstakes Fifth Prize
Outdoors @Scottsdale_outdoors Upper Left #OutdoorAdventuresSweepstakes Sixth Prize
Sunsets @Scottsdale_sunsets Lower Left #SunsetsSweepstakes Seventh Prize

 

By using the required hashtag, participant indicates his/her agreement to these Official Rules. Entrant’s Instagram settings must be public. Entries uploaded from “private” Instagram accounts will not be eligible. By submitting an Instagram Entry, Entrants agree to Instagram’s Terms of Use. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same Instagram account. Incomplete Entries will not be accepted and are void.

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram LLC. IMPORTANT: MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY TO USE OF MOBILE PHONE/DEVICE TO PARTICIPATE IN SWEEPSTAKES.

PRIZE/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS:

First Prize: One (1) First Prize is available to be won. First Prize includes one (1) $50 gift card to Craft 64 in Scottsdale, AZ. ARV of First Prize: $50.

Second Prize: One (1) Second Prize is available to be won. Second Prize includes one (1) $50 LDV Winery gift certificate. ARV of Second Prize: $50. 

Third Prize: One (1) Third Prize is available to be won. Third Prize includes four (4) admission tickets to Museum of the West in Scottsdale, AZ. ARV of Third Prize: $52.

Fourth Prize: One (1) Fourth Prize is available to be won. Fourth Prize includes one (1) $50 resort credit and 1-night stay at Weft + Warp Andaz Scottsdale in Scottsdale, AZ. ARV of Fourth Prize: $350.

Fifth Prize: One (1) Fifth Prize is available to be won. Fifth Prize includes two (2) tickets for an Insight Tour at Taliesin West in Scottsdale, AZ. ARV of Fifth Prize: $72. 

Sixth Prize: One (1) Sixth Prize is available to be won. Sixth Prize includes one (1) certificate for a 1-day rental of two Hybrid or Comfort Bikes from Arizona Outback Adventures. ARV of Sixth Prize: $100. Subject to Arizona Outback Adventures rental terms, conditions and rental agreement. Rental bikes must be picked up from and returned to the Arizona Outback Adventures Bike rental shop in Scottsdale, AZ. Sizes and dates subject to bike availability. Advance reservations may be required. Helmets included in rental.

Seventh Prize: One (1) Seventh Prize is available to be won. Seventh Prize includes one (1) $50 gift card to SASSI restaurant in Scottsdale, AZ. ARV of Seventh Prize: $50.

Total ARV of all prizes available to be won: $724.

Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received for each Category.

RANDOM DRAWING: The potential winners will be selected in a series of random drawings on or about Monday, November 27, 2017 from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period for each Category prize by the Sweepstakes Administrator, an independent representative of the Sponsor whose decisions are final.

WINNER NOTIFICATION & VERIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified by Sponsor via the @Scottsdale_InstagramAdventure Sponsor Sweepstakes Instagram account within approximately two (2) business days from the date of the drawing. Potential prize winner will be notified via direct message or comment to his/her public Twitter or Instagram Account, and will be required to follow the instructions provided to begin the prize claim process as follows:

  1. Any potential winner who is a follower of Sponsor’s Sweepstakes Instagram account (@Scottsdale_InstagramAdventure) will be notified via a direct message and must respond as instructed to the direct message from Sponsor within three (3) days of direct message notification or prize will be forfeited.
  2. Any potential winner who is not already a follower of Sponsor’s Sweepstakes Instagram account (@Scottsdale_InstagramAdventure) will be asked via a public post or reply to the comment associated with his/her Entry to follow Sponsor in order to receive a direct message from Sponsor to continue the prize claim process and be verified as a winner. Such potential winners then must follow the Sponsor’s Sweepstakes Instagram (@Scottsdale_InstagramAdventure) account as instructed within three (3) days, and respond as instructed to the direct message received from Sponsor within three (3) days of direct message notification, or prize will be forfeited.

IT IS THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF EACH POTENTIAL WINNER THAT THEIR PRIVACY SETTINGS ALLOW FOR SPONSOR TO CONTACT THEM VIA DIRECT MESSAGE, INCLUDING FOLLOWING SPONSOR’S SWEEPSTAKES INSTAGRAM (@Scottsdale_InstagramAdventure) ACCOUNT UPON REQUEST VIA PUBLIC COMMENT. SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY, AND NOT AWARD THE PRIZE TO, ANY PERSON WHO DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE FOREGOING.  

Noncompliance may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. Sponsor is not responsible for any change to the Instagram account, email address, phone number and/or mailing address of entrant. Prize will be awarded within approximately 45 days after the winner is verified.

If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these rules that winner will be disqualified, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing. Only two (2) alternate winners may be determined through this process, after which the prize may remain un-awarded.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Prizes are not assignable nor transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prizes and no exchange or substitution of prizes, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.

Gift cards/certificates are not redeemable for cash and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Gift card/certificate usage is subject to the issuing company’s complete terms and conditions, including expiration dates.

Vouchers/tickets are not redeemable for cash and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Tickets are subject to issuers complete terms and conditions.

Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner’s name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.

Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winners acknowledge that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any). Once the prize has been delivered to the winner’s provided address, the prize is considered awarded.

GENERAL: Although subsequent attempts to enter may be received, only the first complete entry received from a particular entrant will be eligible; subsequent attempts by the same person to enter, including entries submitted with an alternate email address, will be disqualified.

Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Administrator, and release the Sponsor, the Sweepstakes Administrator, Instagram and their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (the “Released Parties”), from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.

In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof, to Sponsor’s satisfaction, that such party is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the entry. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Released Parties are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw a method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes). If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes termination.

LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of California. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of California. 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 attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.

THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.

PRIVACY: By entering and providing the required entry information, Entrants acknowledge that the Sponsor may also send information, samples or special offers it believes may be of interest to Entrant, or other information or goods offered by its marketing partners. Personal information collected from online entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s privacy policy, which can be found at

http://about.afar.com/about/guidelines-and-terms/privacy-policy/.

OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by November 27, 2017, to: The Scottsdale Instagram Adventure Sweepstakes Official Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.

WINNER CONFIRMATION REQUEST: For a written confirmation of the winner (available after 11/27/17), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than 12/26/17), to: The Scottsdale Instagram Adventure Sweepstakes Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.

SPONSOR: AFAR Media, 130 Battery St, San Francisco, CA 94111.

Void outside the US, in Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited by law.