CaymaEats Promotion

Cayman Cookout | January 14-17 2016 | Hosted by Eric Ripert

Cayman Cookout #CaymaEats Promotion

This Contest is governed exclusively by the laws of the United States 

Official Rules

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

How to Enter.  To enter the “Cayman Cookout” #CaymanEats Promotion (“Promotion”) post an entry from your Twitter account or your Instagram account. The post must include the hashtag #CaymanEats (“Hashtag”). Entries that do not include this Hashtag will not be eligible to win the prize. Entry and all information submitted in connection therewith shall be referred to as the “Submission.” Limit one (1) entry per person per day during the Entry Period regardless of method of entry. Submissions must comply with the Guidelines and Restrictions (defined below).  

In order to enter the Contest, you need either a Twitter, or Instagram account.  If you do not have a Twitter account, create one by visiting www.twitter.com.  Twitter accounts are free.  If you do not have the Instagram application, you may download it through the application store on your mobile device.  If entering a Submission via your mobile device, you may incur data charges from your wireless service provider. Please consult your wireless service provider regarding its pricing plans.   

To enter via Instagram, you must follow @VisitCaymanIslands. To enter via Twitter, you must become a follower of @Cayman_Islands. 

All entries must comply with any and all Twitter and Instagram terms, guidelines and policies.  This Contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by Twitter or Instagram.  All information submitted by entrants in connection with this Contest is being submitted to Sponsor, Twitter or Instagram. To the extent of any conflict between these Official Rules and any such terms, guidelines or policies, these Official Rules will apply.

By entering, each entrant warrants and represents the following with respect to entrant’s Submission: (a) entrant is the sole and exclusive owner of the Submission; (b) the Submission will not infringe on any rights of any third parties.

No automated entry devices, programmed; robotic or similar means of entry are permitted.  All entries become the sole and exclusive property of the Sponsor and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned.  Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.  No facsimile, mechanically reproduced, altered or forged entries permitted.

Sponsor assumes no responsibility for computer system, hardware, software or program malfunctions or other errors, failures, delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human or technical in nature, or for damaged, lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entries; technical, hardware, software, electronic or telephone failures of any kind; lost or unavailable network connections; fraudulent, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions whether caused by Sponsor, the entrants, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Promotion; or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of submissions or downloading, that may limit, delay or prevent an entrant’s ability to participate in the Promotion. 

2. Agreement to Official Terms and Conditions.  Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Promotion, including, but not limited to, interpretation and application of these Official Rules.  By participating in this Promotion, entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules.  Any entrant or winner who violates these Official Rules is subject to disqualification at any time at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

3. Entry Period.  You may enter a Submission between 10:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) January 16, 2016, and 6 PM ET January 17, 2016 (“Entry Period”).  

4. Eligibility.  Participation is open only to all. Entrants are subject to all US federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Void where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law.  Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor and its affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, any agencies involved with administering the Promotion, manufacturers or distributors of Promotion materials and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse, grandparents, grandchildren) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees/officers/directors are not eligible to enter.  

5. Random Draw. After the Entry Period has concluded, all entrants who have who have correctly submitted, will be placed a prize pool, from which one (1) prize winner will be selected in a random drawing. The winner will be chosen on or about January 18, 2016 at 4:00pm ET.  The will be conducted by a representative of Sponsor. Sponsor is responsible for determining the winner in its sole discretion, subject to these Official Rules.  All decisions made by Sponsor shall be final and binding.  

6. Prize. One (1) winner shall receive: One (1) book autographed by Chef Eric Ripert. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of grand prize: $100.   

7. Notification. Potential winner will be notified by email after the Random Drawing period by a Sponsor representative at the social media account provided to Sponsor at the time of entry and may be required to sign and return, where legal, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (“Affidavit”) within five (5) days of prize notification. If any potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) calendar days of first notification attempt, if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if any potential winner rejects his/her prize or in the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules and requirements, such prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.  

8. Conditions. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of each winner.  Participation in Promotion and acceptance of prize constitutes entrants’ permission for Sponsor to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, picture, portrait, voice, biographical information and/or any statements regarding the Promotion and/or Sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. 

9. Additional Terms. Promotion administrators, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors (collectively “Promotion Entities”) are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, web site, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) which may limit one’s ability to enter the Promotion, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Promotion or downloading any materials in connection with this Promotion.  Sponsor is not responsible if Promotion cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism or any other causes beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control.

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Promotion should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Promotion. In such case, Sponsor may select the winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion, Page.  Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Promotion or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR APP OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

10. Limitation of Liability; Disclaimer of Warranties.  ENTRANTS, WINNERS AND GUESTS AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE PROMOTION ENTITIES FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, FOR LOSS, HARM, DAMAGE, INJURY, COST OR EXPENSE WHATSOEVER INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR DEATH WHICH MAY OCCUR IN CONNECTION WITH, PREPARATION FOR, TRAVEL TO, OR PARTICIPATION IN PROMOTION, OR POSSESSION, ACCEPTANCE AND/OR USE OR MISUSE OF PRIZE OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY PROMOTION-RELATED ACTIVITY AND FOR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION OR INVASION OF PRIVACY, MISAPPROPRIATION, FALSE ASSOCIATION, COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT, TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT OR ANY OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY-RELATED CAUSE OF ACTION, BREACH OF CONTRACT, AND/OR MERCHANDISE DELIVERY. ENTRANTS AGREE THAT THE PROMOTION ENTITIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE PAGE, APP, PRIZE AND/OR THE PROMOTION, AND DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITES OR APPS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PROMOTION.  

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THIS PROMOTION, THE PAGE, THE APP AND THE PRIZE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS"  WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, AS PERMITTED BY LAW. THE PROMOTION ENTITIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY TYPOGRAPHICAL OR OTHER ERROR IN THE PRINTING OF THE OFFER OR ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROMOTION OR THESE OFFICIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR IN THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF ANY PRIZE.  WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, THE PROMOTION ENTITIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INABILITY ON THE PART OF THE WINNER OF A PRIZE TO TRAVEL AS SCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS, FIRE, NATURAL DISASTER, INDUSTRIAL OR LABOR DISPUTE, WAR, TERRORIST ACTIVITY, HOSTILITIES, POLITICAL UNREST, RIOTS, CIVIL COMMOTION, OR ANY OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND THE CONTROL OF THE PROMOTION ENTITIES.

12. Disputes; Governing Law.  The parties waive all rights to trial in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules, including, without limitation, the Promotion. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Official Rules and/or the Promotion shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in the State of New York, City of New York. 

THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE INTERPRETATION OF ITS TERMS SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAWS RULES. For any matters which are not subject to arbitration as set forth in these Official Rules and/or in connection with the entering of any judgment on an arbitration award in connection with these Official Rules and/or the Promotion, the parties irrevocably submit and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in or closest to the County of New York in the State of New York. The parties agree not to raise the defense of forum non conveniens.

13. Use of Data.  Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants online, in accordance with its privacy policy.  Please review the Sponsor’s privacy policy at www.caymanislands.ky. By participating in the Promotion, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy.  

14. Winner’s Name. To obtain the winner’s name and/or a copy of these Official Rules, send an email by June 1, 2016 to contact_us@caymanislands.ky subject line: Cayman Cookout #CaymanEats. 

15. Sponsor. Cayman Islands Department of Tourism, Suite 2720, Empire State Building, 350 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10018.