Official Rules - Marriott Rewards Insiders Review Your Stay Sweepstakes

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MARRIOTT REWARDS® INSIDERS REVIEW YOUR STAY SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES


NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void outside the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, Canada (excluding Quebec), and the United Kingdom. and where prohibited by law. Subject to all federal, state, local, provincial, territorial and municipal laws, regulations, and ordinances.

 

  1. 1. Sweepstakes Period: The Marriott Rewards® Insiders Review Your Stay Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") begins on June 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM United States Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on June 30, 2013 at 11:59 PM ET (the "Sweepstakes Period"). For the purposes of this Sweepstakes, a “week” is defined as beginning at 12:00 AM ET each Monday and ending at 11:59 PM ET each Sunday. The Sweepstakes Period will be divided into four (4) separate weekly Entry periods (“Entry Periods”), as follows:

 

Entry Period

Entry Period Date/Times

Week 1 Entry Period

12:00 AM  ET on June 3, 2013 to 11:59 PM ET on June 9, 2013

Week 2 Entry Period

12:00 AM  ET on June 10, 2013 to 11:59 PM ET on June 16, 2013

Week 3 Entry Period

12:00 AM  ET on June 17, 2013 to 11:59 PM ET on June 23, 2013

Week 4 Entry Period

12:00 AM  ET on June 24, 2013 to 11:59 PM ET on June 30, 2013

 

For the purposes of this Sweepstakes, Administrator's computer is the official time keeping device. Please visit http://www.worldtimeserver.com/ or other world time database to determine local time.

 

2 . Eligibility: The Sweepstakes  is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia), Canada (excluding Quebec), and the United Kingdom,  who are Marriott Rewards® Insiders members and who are  at least eighteen (18) years of age or the age of majority in their respective jurisdictions of permanent residence, whichever is greater, as of June 3, 2013. Employees, officers, and directors of Marriott International, Inc. ("Sponsor"), and Don Jagoda Associates ("Administrator"), and any of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, franchisees, mandataries, representatives, consultants, contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment, and marketing agencies, web site providers, web masters, and members of their immediate families (spouses, partners, parents, siblings and children, regardless of where they live) and those living in the same household (whether or not related) are not eligible to enter or win. Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and to Sponsor's and/or Administrator's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Sponsor reserves the right to verify the eligibility of winners.

 

3 . Sponsor/Administrator: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Marriott International, Inc., 10440 Fernwood Road, Bethesda, MD 20817 USA. The Administrator is Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., 100 Marcus Drive, Melville, NY 11747 USA.

 

4 . How to Enter: There are two ways to enter the Sweepstakes:

 

FIRST METHOD – ENTRY BY SUBMITTING A REVIEW: During the Sweepstakes Period, log  in to your Marriott Rewards® Insiders account online at http://www.rewards-insiders.marriott.com and submit a hotel review (“Review” ) for any stay completed between May 1, 2013 and June 30, 2013 at any Marriott hotel worldwide to receive one (1) Entry into that Entry Period’s (as defined  above in Section 1) Weekly Prize Draw  (as defined below in Section 5) and one (1) Entry into the Sweepstakes Grand and First Prize random drawing. Marriott Rewards® Insiders member must be logged into his/her Marriott Rewards® Insiders account when submitting the Review in order to receive an  Entry. Reviews will not be judged.   Any Marriott Rewards member may create an Insiders profile for free by signing into the community with their Marriott Rewards account.

 

SECOND METHOD – ENTRY WITHOUT SUBMITTING A REVIEW: During the Sweepstakes Period,  to receive one (1) Entry into that Entry Period’s (as defined above in Section 1) Weekly Prize Draw (based on the postmark date of the mail-in Entry) and one (1) Entry into the Sweepstakes  Grand and First Prize random drawing without submitting a Review, hand print your name, address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, date of birth, Marriott Rewards® number and email address on a 3"x5" piece of paper, insertit into an envelope, affix   sufficient postage and mail it to: Marriott Rewards® Review Your Stay Sweepstakes, Dept. ES, 100 Marcus Drive, Melville, NY 11747 USA. Entries must be postmarked by July 1, 2013 and received by July 10, 2013, to be eligible for the Sweepstakes Grand Prize and First Prize random drawing and the final Weekly Prize Draw.

 

Automated or bulk Entries and Entries submitted by third parties will be disqualified.  Entries must be submitted by the entrant.  Mechanically reproduced or photocopied mailed  Entries are automatically void. Incomplete Entries are void.

 

 

Review Requirements:

 

By submitting a Review to the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that its Review complies with the following requirements:

 

General Requirements for Reviews:

  • Reviews submitted MUST: Be in the English language.
  • If your Review includes the name, nickname, username, and/or biographical information, of any other person (whom you personally know), you must obtain written permission from the person or persons that are included in your Review before you include it in your Review, and you must provide such permission to Sponsor upon request.
  • Reviews must not have been submitted previously in a contest or sweepstakes of any kind or previously exhibited or displayed publicly (i.e., disclosed beyond your immediate circle of friends and family) through any means.
  • The Review must not contain content that is known by you to be false, inaccurate or misleading.
  • Any Review deemed inappropriate or unsuitable, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, will be disqualified. Review must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, profane, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous (including words that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic group).
  • Review must not contain images, words or text portraying nudity, acts of violence, or acts that are or appear to be unlawful or dangerous or in violation of, or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state or jurisdiction where the Review is written.
  • Review must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
  • Review must not contain any third-party materials, other than Sponsor related materials, or otherwise violate or infringe (or may infringe) any copyright, trademark, or logo, or other proprietary right of any person, living or deceased, (including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light) or entity or make reference to any commercial/corporate advertising (including but not limited to brand names, charities, slogans, political, or religious statements), or be otherwise objectionable.
  • Review must not include any mention of professional athletes, celebrities, musicians, or any other public or private figure including  any anti-social, political or religious groups, any commercial solicitation or promotional materials or name, address, phone number, or URL address. Review must not contain advertisements, personal solicitations or commercial solicitations.
  • Review must not contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, bots, spyware or any other computer code that is intended to damage, interfere with, or surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or information.
  • Entrants and all submitted Reviews must keep with Sponsor's image as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, or Review will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. The Review must not disparage persons or organizations associated with Sponsor.

 

Each entrant grants to Sponsor a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive right and license to copy, distribute, and display each submitted Review, in any media, and with right to use, copy, modify, edit, and create derivative works therefrom, and agrees to execute documents confirming such right and license (as further defined in S ection 5  below) at Sponsor’s reasonable request. By entering, you understand that your Review (or portion thereof) will be posted online, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, to be viewed by members of the general public.  By entering, each entrant warrants and represents that his/her Review is original, has not been previously published or won any award, does not contain any material that would defame or otherwise violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including patents, copyrights, trademarks or rights of privacy or publicity, and will not violate any federal, state, local, provincial, territorial and municipal laws, regulations, and ordinances. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and unfettered discretion to disqualify any Review that it believes contains obscene, offensive or inappropriate content, that does not comply with these Official Rules or that is not consistent with the spirit or theme of the Promotion.

 

Limit: Each Marriott Rewards® Insiders member may submit a maximum of four (4) Entries over the course of the Sweepstakes Period.   An Entry will be submitted into the Weekly Prize Draw that corresponds to the Entry Period in which it was submitted. Entries will not be carried forward to subsequent Weekly Prize Draws, if any.  Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Any attempt by any entrant  to submit obtain more than the stated number of Reviews and/or Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, Marriott Rewards® Insiders accounts, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will result in that entrant may be disqualified at Sponsor’s and/or Administrator’s discretion. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Participants are not permitted to share the same email address for Sweepstakes Entry purposes. In the event of a dispute as to any Entry, the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the Marriott Rewards® Insiders account used to submit the Review will be deemed to be the registrant.  The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, Internet service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.  W inners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder to the Sponsor and/or Administrator or forfeit the prize. Entries that are incomplete, corrupted, false, lost, late, illegible or misdirected, deceptive or otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes at Sponsor's/Administrator's sole and absolute discretion. Normal Internet access, phone, and usage charges imposed by your online or phone service may apply.

 

5 . Selection of Winners:

 

Weekly Prize Draws:  There will be a total of four (4) prize draws (each a “Weekly Prize Draw,” corresponding to one (1) draw after the end of each Week). The Weekly Prize Draws will take place as follows:

 

Entries received during Entry Period

Date of Corresponding Weekly Prize Draw

Week 1 Entry Period

On or about June 20, 2013

Week 2 Entry Period

On or about June 27, 2013

Week 3 Entry Period

On or about July 4, 2013

Week 4 Entry Period

On or about July 11, 2013

 

For each of the four (4) Weekly Prize Draws, twenty-five (25) Weekly Prize winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received/postmarked during the relevant Entry Period corresponding to that Weekly Prize Draw. A total of one hundred (100) Weekly Prize winners will be selected over the course of the Sweepstakes Period.


Grand and First Prize Draw:  On July 11, 2013, two (2) Grand Prize winners and fifty (50) First Prize winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received/postmarked throughout the Sweepstakes Period.

 

Odds of winning a prize are dependent upon the number of eligible Entries received/postmarked for each respective drawing. Drawings will be conducted by the Administrator at their offices in Melville, NY, an independent judging organization whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.

 

The Grand Prize winners will be notified by email on or about  two (2 ) business days after being selected using the email address associated with their Marriott Rewards® accounts, and such notification shall include a soft copy of an Affidavit/Declaration of Eligibility, Liability & Publicity Release (where legal). Except where legally prohibited, the Grand Prize winners will be required to sign and return, within seven (7) days of being notified, an Affidavit/Declaration of Eligibility, Liability & Publicity Release (where legal) and assignment of rights to in order to claim his/her prize. If a winner cannot be contacted via email after two (2) attempts to contact him/her within three (3) business days of the winner(s) selection, if a Grand Prize winner fails to sign and return the Affidavit/Declaration of Eligibility, Liability & Publicity Release (where permitted by law) and assignment of rights within the required time period, or the prize notification is returned undeliverable, or if Grand Prize winner and his/her guest are unavailable to travel within any time period specified by Sponsor, or in the event that any winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the prize to an alternate winner selected by a random drawing from among all remaining eligible Entries for that drawing. Only six (6) alternate drawings will be held. Grand Prize, First Prize, and Weekly Prize winners in Canada must answer correctly a mathematical skill-testing question without aid of mechanical device or otherwise, to be administered by the Administrator at a time and in a manner to be determined by the Administrator prior to prize award. First and Weekly Prize winners in the United States, and the United Kingdom will automatically receive their prize in their Marriott Rewards® account within six to eight weeks of the completion of winner selection. 

 

All winners are subject to verification by Sponsor and/or Administrator, whose decisions are final AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.

                                                                                                                                                               
6. Prizes: Two (2) Grand Prizes: Each Grand Prize is an 8-day/7-night trip for two (2) to winner’s choice of a category 1-6 hotel [seven (7) nights hotel accommodations, one (1) standard room], 250,000 airline miles to the airline loyalty program of winner’s choice of Marriott partner airline, and a HERTZ® car rental discount certificate of 25%. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Grand Prize: USD$3,125.

 

Fifty (50) First Prizes: Each First Prize is 10,000 Marriott Rewards® points. The ARV of each First Prize is: USD$125.

 

One-hundred (100) Weekly Prizes [twenty-five (25) per Weekly Prize Draw]: Each Weekly Prize is 10,000 Marriott Rewards® points. The ARV of each Weekly Prize: USD$125.

 

Total ARV of all prizes: USD$25,000.

 

7 . Prize Restrictions: Grand Prize will be deposited into each winner’s Marriott Rewards® account. Each Grand Prize winner is responsible for taxes/fees related to booking air transportation with airline miles. In the event 250,000 airline miles does not cover round trip flights for the winner, winner will not be entitled to additional compensation. HERTZ discount certificate is subject to restrictions and an expiration date may apply; Grand Prize winners must meet any minimum age requirements imposed by HERTZ, have a valid driver's license and major credit card, and agree to additional restrictions set forth by car rental contract.    If a Grand Prize winner does not meet rental car requirements, that portion of the prize will not be awarded and no additional compensation will be provided. Grand Prize winner will be responsible for any additional costs associated with rental car, including insurance, gas, additional taxes,    etc. Car must be returned with a full tank of gas. Marriott Rewards® Points are subject to terms and conditions, which can be found at www.marriottrewards.com. Limit one (1) Weekly Prize, one (1) First Prize or one (1) Grand Prize per person/email address/Marriott Rewards® account. Prizes cannot be substituted, assigned, transferred, or redeemed for cash; however, Sponsor reserves the right to make equivalent prize substitutions at its sole discretion if any advertised prize becomes unavailable. Each Grand Prize winner’s guest (or Grand Prize winner as parent or legal guardian of guest if guest is a minor in his/her jurisdiction of primary residence) will be required to sign and return a release of liability prior to travel. Airline carrier's regulations and conditions apply to Grand Prizes. Trips may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles or other travel rewards program points. Each Grand Prize winner and his/her guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Each Grand Prize winner and his/her guest must possess valid travel documents (i.e., valid government issued photo ID, valid passport, Visa, etc.) in order to travel. Grand Prize winners and their guests are responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) at their option and hereby acknowledge that Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance.  No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight except at the sole discretion of Sponsor.  Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Sweepstakes, and those set forth by Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract.  Lost, stolen or damaged airline tickets will not be replaced or exchanged.  Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by any air carrier(s) or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same. The passenger contracts in use by the airlines or other transportation companies shall constitute the sole contracts with respect to the prize winner's and his/her guest's transportation and such contracts shall be solely between the prize winner, his/her guest and such transportation companies.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Grand Prize trips must be taken within one (1) year of prize award, or prize will be forfeited. All fees and expenses related to use of the prizes (including security fees, gratuities, luggage fees, meals and beverages, ground transportation to and from the departing and arrivals airports, additional ground transportation, all other transfers, hotel services (if any), travel and medical insurance, visa requirements, additional spending money, personal expenses, souvenirs, upgrades, and incidental charges and other expenses) not specifically stated herein are the sole responsibility of the individual prize winners. Major credit card required at check-in to cover any incidental charges for prizes (if applicable).

 

No cancellation of reservation or transfer of reservation to another date after reservation has been made. If Grand Prize winner’s guest is a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence:

 

  • The Grand Prize winner must be his/her parent/legal guardian who must sign and return all required documentation; and
  • If the travel dates are during a time when the minor’s school is in session, the Grand Prize winner must obtain the prior written consent of the appropriate authority at the Grand Prize winner's guest's school for Grand Prize winner's guest's absence from school on such days.

 

Certain restrictions apply. If any winner or guest is under 21 years of age, meals shall not include alcoholic drinks. Any and all applicable federal, state, provincial, territorial and local taxes and all fees and expenses related to acceptance and use of prizes not specifically stated herein are the sole responsibility of the individual prize winner. Prizes cannot be substituted, assigned or transferred. Each Grand Prize winner (if U.S. resident) will be issued a 1099 tax form for the appropriate retail value of prize.

 

In the event a Grand Prize winner and/or guest engages in behavior during travel that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is obnoxious or threatening, illegal, or that is intended to threaten or harass any other person, or that in any way disparages or adversely affects the reputation, image, and/or customer goodwill of Sponsor, or any of their respective services, products, trademarks, service marks, or logos, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the travel early, and send winner and/or guest home with no further obligations or compensation whatsoever to winner and/or guest [which may, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, result in the winner’s disqualification from the Sweepstakes and forfeiture of any (and/or all) prize(s)]. In the event a winner or guest engages in behavior during travel that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is illegal, tortious, or subjects winner or guest 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 a winner or a guest 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 A Prize Winner’s or Guest’s acceptance or use of A Prize.

 

FOR RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM: THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY DOES NOT APPLY TO CLAIMS FOR PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF SPONSOR.

 

 

8 . General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor's reasonable control impairs or threatens to impair the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion and in the event of cancellation, applicable prizes will be awarded in random drawings from among all eligible Entries received/postmarked during each Entry Period and prior to cancellation. Sponsor, Administrator and their respective agencies are not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, incomplete, damaged, stolen, postage-due, illegible or misdirected Entries; lost, interrupted, or unavailable network, server, or other connections, garbled transmissions or miscommunications, telephone transmission problems; computer or software malfunctions or damage to a user's computer equipment (software or hardware); technical failures; or other errors or malfunctions of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, or otherwise. Proof of sending or submission of Entry will not be deemed proof of receipt by Sponsor or Administrator. Sponsor's or Administrator's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW, AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be attempting to tamper with or undermine the Entry process and/or the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes; to violate the Official Rules; or to act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, void any suspect  Entries and (a) modify the Sweepstakes or suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) award the applicable prizes at random from among the eligible, non-suspect Entries received/postmarked each Entry Period and overall up to the time of the impairment. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants acknowledge that they have read and understood these Official Rules and agree to be bound by them.

 

9 . Release and Limitations of Liability: By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree that Sponsor, Administrator, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, franchisees, representatives, consultants, contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment and marketing agencies, web site providers, web masters, and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (the "Released Parties") are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) lost, late, incomplete, damaged, stolen, misdirected, or illegible Entries; (3)     technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (4 ) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Entry process or the Sweepstakes; (5 ) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of Entries; or (6 ) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT THE 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 TO PERSONS, INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, OR PROPERTY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE, OR USE OF THE PRIZE, ENTRY, OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES RELATED ACTIVITY, OR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION OR INVASION OF PRIVACY, OR MERCHANDISE DELIVERY. THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE IF ANY PRIZE CANNOT BE AWARDED DUE TO TRAVEL CANCELLATIONS, DELAYS, OR INTERRUPTIONS DUE TO ACTS OF GOD, ACTS OF WAR, NATURAL DISASTERS, WEATHER, OR TERRORISM.

 

BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, PARTICIPANTS AGREE THAT THE RELEASED PARTIES WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INJURIES, DAMAGES, OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES TO PERSONS, INCLUDING DEATH, OR TO PROPERTY ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SWEEPSTAKES WEBSITE, OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY SUCH SITE. THE SPONSOR ACCEPTS NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY TAX IMPLICATIONS THAT MAY ARISE FOR ANY PRIZE WINNINGS.  INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL ADVICE SHOULD BE SOUGHT IN THIS REGARD.

 

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING THE SWEEPSTAKES WEBSITE AND ALL PRIZES, 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. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY. CHECK LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

 

FOR RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM: THIS RELEASE DOES NOT APPLY TO CLAIMS FOR PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF SPONSOR OR ADMINISTRATOR.

 

 

 

10 . Publicity: EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, WINNERS GRANT TO SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR (WHICH GRANT WILL BE CONFIRMED IN WRITING ON REQUEST OF SPONSOR), AND THOSE ACTING PURSUANT TO THEIR AUTHORITY, THE RIGHT AND PERMISSION TO PRINT, PUBLISH, BROADCAST, AND USE, WORLDWIDE IN ANY MEDIA NOW KNOWN OR HEREAFTER DEVELOPED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WORLD WIDE WEB, AT ANY TIME OR TIMES, EACH WINNER'S NAME, PORTRAIT, PICTURE, VOICE, LIKENESS, AND BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION FOR ADVERTISING, TRADE, AND PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES (INCLUDING THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF HIS OR HER NAME ON TELEVISION OR RADIO BROADCAST) WITHOUT ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATION, COMPENSATION, PERMISSION, OR NOTIFICATION (EXCEPT IN THE UK, WHERE SUCH RIGHTS SHALL BE SOLELY IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES AND WILL NOT BE DISCLOSED TO ANY THIRD PARTY EXCEPT FOR THE PURPOSE OF OPERATING THE SWEEPSTAKES AND FULFILLING THE PRIZE ALLOCATION). ENTRANTS AGREE THAT SPONSOR SHALL OWN THE ENTRIES AND ALL RIGHTS ASSOCIATED THEREWITH, WHICH WILL NOT BE ACKNOWLEDGED OR RETURNED, AND THAT SPONSOR AND ITS DESIGNEES SHALL HAVE THE PERPETUAL, WORLDWIDE RIGHT TO EDIT, PUBLISH, AND USE THE ENTRIES IN ANY WAY AND IN ANY MEDIA FOR TRADE, ADVERTISING, PROMOTIONAL, AND/OR OTHER PURPOSES AS SPONSOR AND/OR ITS DESIGNEES MAY DETERMINE WITHOUT FURTHER CONSIDERATION TO ENTRANTS OR ANY THIRD PARTY. ENTRANTS AGREE THAT ALL ENTRIES, REGARDLESS OF HOW THEY ARE SENT, ARE DEEMED TO BE NON-CONFIDENTIAL AND NON-PROPRIETARY AND SPONSOR SHALL HAVE NO OBLIGATION OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO SUCH SUBMISSIONS. ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT IF SPONSOR DOES USE THE SUBMISSIONS ENTRANT SHALL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY CREDIT, CONSIDERATION, NOTICE OR PAYMENTS OF ANY KIND.  ENTRANT WAIVES ANY MORAL RIGHTS HE OR SHE MAY HAVE TO THE SUBMISSIONS, AND AGREES THAT IF SPONSOR ELECTS TO USE SUBMISSIONS FOR ANY PURPOSE, ALL RIGHTS UNDER COPYRIGHT OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS WHICH MAY RESULT FROM THAT RELATING TO ENTRANT'S SUBMISSIONS OR FROM USE OF THE SAME BY SPONSOR SHALL BE THE SOLE PROPERTY OF SPONSOR.  ENTRANT FURTHER AGREES THAT IF SPONSOR ELECTS TO USE ENTRANT'S SUBMISSIONS, ENTRANT WILL EXECUTE ANY DOCUMENTS REQUESTED BY SPONSOR REGARDING THIS ASSIGNMENT.  IF ANY USE BY SPONSOR OF THE SUBMISSIONS CAUSES IT TO BE LIABLE TO ANY THIRD-PARTY, ENTRANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY SPONSOR AND ITS AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, REPRESENTATIVE AND ALL RELATED PARTIES FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL DAMAGES, COSTS, JUDGMENTS AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEY FEES) WHICH IT INCURS AS A RESULT OF ITS USE OF THE SUBMISSIONS.

 

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING EACH WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CONTEST AND ALL PRIZES, 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.  SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY. CHECK LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

 

11 . Nature of Relationship/Waiver of Equitable Relief: Each entrant understands and acknowledges that Sponsor has wide access to ideas, designs, and other materials, and that new ideas are constantly being submitted to it or being developed by their own employees.  Each entrant also acknowledges that many ideas may be competitive with, similar or identical to the Review and/or each other in theme, idea, format or other respects.  Each entrant acknowledges and agrees that such entrant will not be entitled to any compensation as a result of Sponsor's use of any such similar or identical material. Each entrant acknowledges and agrees that the Sponsor does not now and shall not have in the future any duty or liability, direct or indirect, vicarious, contributory, or otherwise, with respect to the infringement or protection of the copyright in and to the Review.  Finally, each entrant acknowledges that, with respect to any claim by entrant relating to or arising out of Sponsor actual or alleged exploitation or use of any Review or other material submitted in connection with the Sweepstakes, the damage, if any, thereby caused to the applicable entrant will not be irreparable or otherwise sufficient to entitle such entrant to seek injunctive or other equitable relief or in any way enjoin the production, distribution, exhibition or other exploitation of the Review or any material based on or allegedly based on the Review, and the entrant's rights and remedies in any such event shall be strictly limited to the right to recover damages, if any, in an action at law.

 

12 . Disputes: Except where prohibited, each entrant 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 the United States District Court for the District of Maryland or the appropriate State Court located in Maryland; (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, but in no event attorneys' fees; 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 Maryland, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Maryland or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Maryland. UK residents will still maintain rights under relevant UK advertising laws in respect of any prize promotions targeted at UK consumers.

 

13 . Privacy & Personal Information: Personal information collected from entrants will be used by Sponsor for the purpose of administering the Sweepstakes and, if entrant authorizes by opting in, to provide entrants with information relating to products, services and promotions of Sponsor and affiliates, agents, subsidiaries, representatives or service providers of Sponsor.  Sponsor shall not sell, share or otherwise disclose personal information of entrants with third parties, other than to third parties engaged by Sponsor to fulfill the above purposes or as otherwise consented to by the entrant. To view Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, visit www.marriott.com/privacy.  For non-U.S. residents: Your personal data will be transferred to the United States. If a resident of the United Kingdom, pursuant to EU law pertaining to data collection and processing, as an EU resident, you have a right of access to, modification and withdrawal of your personal data. You also have the right of opposition to the data collection, under certain circumstances. To exercise such right, you may email egordon@dja.com. The data controller and the data recipient is Sponsor. Your data will be transferred outside the European Union.

 

 



14 . Official Rules and Winners List: For a copy of the Official Rules, visit www.marriott.com or send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for receipt by July 10, 2013 to: Marriott Rewards® Insiders Review Your Stay Sweepstakes Rules, 100 Marcus Drive (Dept. ES), Melville, NY 11747 USA. For a list of Winners available for 90 days after August 1, 2013, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Marriott Rewards® Insiders Review Your Stay Sweepstakes Winners, 100 Marcus Drive (Dept. ES), Melville, NY 11747 USA. VT residents and residents outside the U.S. may exclude return postage.

 

Marriott International, Inc. shall not be liable for technical, pictorial, typographical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.  Copyright ©2013 Marriott International. Marriott® and Marriott Rewards® are trademarks/logos of Marriott International, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.  All rights reserved.

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