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Rhode Island Get Gilded Giveaway Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF MONEY IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS GIVEAWAY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF MONEY WILL NOT IMPROVE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

The “Rhode Island/Get Gilded” Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) is intended for legal residents of the United States of America (“USA”) and shall only be construed and evaluated according to applicable USA law and applicable state law. Do not enter this Giveaway if you are not a USA resident or are otherwise ineligible to enter in accordance with these Official Rules at the time of entry.

SPONSOR/ADMINISTRATOR:  The Giveaway is sponsored by The Zimmerman Agency 1821 Miccosukee Commons Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32308 (the “Sponsor”) and administered by American Sweepstakes & Promotion Co., Inc., 300 State St. Suite 402 Rochester, NY 14614 (the “Administrator”). 

ELIGIBILITY: The Giveaway is open to legal residents of the USA who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or the age of majority, whichever is older, in their respective states of permanent residence at the time of entry (the “Entrants”). Employees, officers and representatives of the Sponsor and the Administrator (collectively, the “Released Parties”), their respective parent companies, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, sales representatives and advertising and promotional agencies, and the officers, directors, agents, and employees of each of the foregoing, and members of their immediate families (defined as including spouse, biological, adoptive and step-parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren, and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or households (whether related or not) of any of the above) are NOT eligible to participate in this Giveaway. Non-eligibility or non-compliance with any of these Official Rules will result in disqualification. Void where prohibited or restricted by lawFor the avoidance of doubt, any references in these Rules to Entrants shall also include the Entrants who are deemed the Winners (as defined below).

AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES:  By participating, Entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Giveaway. Winning a Prize (as defined below) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

HOW TO ENTER: The Giveaway begins at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”) on May 16, 2022 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. EDT on July 24, 2022 (“Giveaway Period”). The Sponsor’s database computer is the official time-keeping device for the Giveaway. The Giveaway Period will be separated into the following ten (10) entry periods (“Entry Period”):

                               Start Date      End Date 
Entry Period #1      5/16/2022      5/22/2022
Entry Period #2      5/23/2022      5/29/2022
Entry Period #3      5/30/2022      6/05/2022
Entry Period #4      6/06/2022      6/12/2022
Entry Period #5      6/13/2022      6/19/2022
Entry Period #6      6/20/2022      6/26/2022
Entry Period #7      6/27/2022      7/03/2022
Entry Period #8      7/04/2022      7/10/2022
Entry Period #9      7/11/2022      7/17/2022
Entry Period #10    7/18/2022      7/24/2022

During the Giveaway Period, Entrants can enter the Giveaway by completing the Giveaway registration form available at www.visitrhodeisland.com/getgilded (the “Website”). At the Website, Entrants will be asked to provide their full name, mailing address, email address, and phone number. Each completed registration form will generate one (1) entry into the Giveaway. Limit one (1) registration entry per Entrant. To be valid, each entry must provide all requested information. Submission of entry information at the Website is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of an entry. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other website or email address, including, but not limited to, commercial Sweepstake’s subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Giveaway. The use of automated entry devices is prohibited, and no mechanically reproduced entries are allowed; all such entries are void.

Bonus entries thru Website: After completing the Sweepstakes registration form at the Website, Entrant may take the following actions to qualify for bonus entries:

-Refer a friend: Entrants also have the opportunity to earn bonus entries via the post-entry refer-a-friend feature. Entrants will be given a unique URL address to share with their friends. For every friend that enters the Giveaway thru the unique URL, the original referrer will receive ten (10) bonus entries.

-Opt-In: Opt-in to the Newport Preservation Society e-newsletter through the provided link and receive ten (10) bonus entries. Limit ten (10) bonus entries (through this feature) per Entrant.

- Follow @RITourism on Twitter. Limit ten (10) bonus entries (through this feature) per Entrant.

The Released Parties are not responsible for late, incomplete, delayed, undelivered, or misdirected entries. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned except as provided herein. All information submitted by Entrants will be treated according to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, available at https://www.zadv.com/privacy/. By participating in the Giveaway and providing your email address or any other applicable contact information, 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

GENERAL CONDITIONS: If for any reason the operation or administration of this Giveaway is impaired or incapable of running as planned for any reason, including but not limited to (i) infection by computer virus, bugs, (ii) tampering, unauthorized intervention, (iii) fraud, (iv) technical failures, or (v) any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Giveaway, 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 Giveaway in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the Prizes (defined below) using all non-suspect eligible entries received as of, or after (if applicable) this cancellation, termination, modification or suspension date, or in any manner that is fair and equitable and best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual deemed to be tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway or Sponsor’s Website; or acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GIVEAWAY IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE; THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON (S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a Winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared by the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the registration in question. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Giveaway, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor and the Administrator (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Giveaway or receipt or use of any Prize, including, but not limited to: (i) any technical errors that may prevent an Entrant from submitting an entry; (ii) unauthorized human intervention in the Giveaway; (iii) printing errors; (iv) errors in the administration of the Giveaway or the processing of entries; or (v) injury, death, or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant’s participation in the Giveaway or receipt of a Prize (defined below). Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Released Parties are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Entrant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Giveaway or downloading any materials in this Giveaway. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Giveaway, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. Released Parties are not liable in the event that any portion of the Giveaway is canceled due to weather, fire, strike, acts of war or terrorism, pandemic, or any other condition beyond their control. The releases hereunder are intended to apply to all claims not known or suspected to exist with the intent of waiving the effect of laws requiring the intent to release future unknown claims.

EACH ENTRANT UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT ALL RIGHTS UNDER SECTION 1542 OF THE CIVIL CODE OF CALIFORNIA AND ANY SIMILAR LAW OF ANY STATE OR TERRITORY OF THE UNITED STATES ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY WAIVED BY HIM/HER.  SECTION 1542 READS AS FOLLOWS:

“CERTAIN CLAIMS NOT AFFECTED BY A GENERAL RELEASE. A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”

DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION: The potential Third Prize Winners will each be selected in nine (9) random drawings conducted by the Administrator, whose decisions are final and binding. Each Third Prize drawing will be conducted on or about the day after each Entry Period (Entry Periods #1-#9; five potential (5) Third Prize Winners selected in each drawing except for thee Entry Period #9 drawing where seven (7) Third Prize Winners will be selected). Odds of winning a Third Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received at the time of each drawing. All potential Third Prize Winners will be contacted by the Sponsor via email, Twitter direct message and/or mail.

The potential Grand Prize Winner, potential First Prize Winner, and potential Second Prize Winner will be selected in nine (9) random drawings conducted by the Administrator, whose decisions are final and binding. The Prize drawing will be conducted on or about July 25, 2022. Odds of winning the Grand Prize, First Prize, or Second Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received throughout the Giveaway Period. The potential Grand, First, and Second Prize Winners will each be contacted by the Sponsor (or Administrator) via phone, email, Twitter direct message, and/or email.

PRIZES: There will be one (1) Grand Prize, one (1) First Prize, one (1) Second Prize, and forty-seven (47) Third Prizes awarded. Prizes are as follows:

The Grand Prize Winner (“Winner”), upon the Administrator’s confirmation of eligibility, will receive a 4-day/ 3-night trip for two (2) people to Rhode Island (the “Location”). The Grand Prize package includes:

-Two (2) round-trip tickets from anywhere in the continental US on United Airlines to Providence, RI. Voucher expires April 16, 2023.

-Standard hotel accommodations at Hotel Viking for three (3) nights (double occupancy room and tax only). Valid thru December 31, 2022. Blackout dates apply.

-VIP Newport Mansions Tour Package for up to six (6) people – Includes admission to all OPEN properties during winner’s visit plus exclusive “behind the ropes” tour of The Breakers, including coal tunnel, basement, attic, staff quarters plus public areas. Private tour guide would point out/highlight rooms/properties that were used for HBO Gilded Age filming.

-A Gilded Age Gift Bag including Family membership and Experience book

(collectively, the “Grand Prize” or “Prize”)

The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the total Grand Prize package is $8,550.

The First Prize Winner (“Winner”), upon the Administrator’s confirmation of eligibility, will receive a trip for two (2) people to Rhode Island (the “Location”). The First Prize package includes:

-Two (2) round-trip tickets from anywhere in the continental US on United Airlines to Providence, RI. Voucher expires April 16, 2023.

-A $250 gift card good towards overnight accommodations at any Rhode Island property.

-Two (2) tickets – Coaching Dinner Dance at The Breakers, August 20, 2022

-A VIP Tour of The Breakers for two (2) people – public and private areas (3rd floor, attic, basement, tunnel)

-A Gilded Age Gift Bag

(collectively, the “First Prize” or “Prize”)

The ARV of the total First Prize package is $5,295.

The Second Prize Winner (“Winner”), upon the Administrator’s confirmation of eligibility, will receive a trip for two (2) people to Rhode Island (the “Location”). The Second Prize package includes:

-Two (2) round-trip tickets from anywhere in the continental US on United Airlines to Providence, RI. Voucher expires April 16, 2023.

-A $250 gift card good towards overnight accommodations at any Rhode Island property.

-A VIP Tour of The Breakers for two (2) people – public and private areas (3rd floor, attic, basement, tunnel)

-A Gilded Age Gift Bag

(collectively, the “Second Prize” or “Prize”)

The ARV of the total Second Prize package is $4,095.

Each Third Prize Winner (“Winner”) will receive a Gilded Age Gift Bag (“Third Prize” or “Prize”). Third Prize ARV - $345.

Total Prize Pool - $34,155. LIMIT ONE (1) THIRD PRIZE PER ENTRANT. THIRD PRIZE WINNERS ARE STILL ELIGIBLE TO WIN THE GRAND PRIZE, FIRST PRIZE, OR SECOND PRIZE. The value of the Prizes set forth above represents Sponsor’s good faith determinations of the ARV thereof and such determinations are final and binding and cannot be appealed. If actual value of a Prize is lower than the stated ARV when a Prize is procured and fulfilled, then the difference will not be awarded. All other expenses not specifically mentioned herein, including but not limited to, airport taxes and fees, baggage fees, ground transportation not specifically delineated, food, beverages, additional hotel amenities or fees and gratuities, are the responsibility of the Winners and/or their traveling companions. The Sponsor is not responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air transportation carriers, hotels or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations necessitated by same. The Sponsor shall not be liable for any loss or damage to baggage and/or personal property. Travel, hotel, and other accommodations are subject to availability. The Winners and their respective traveling companions must travel on same itinerary. Certain blackout dates and material restrictions may apply. NOTE: Substitution, assignment or transfer of the Prize is not permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the Prize or any Prize component with another of equal or greater value.

ADDITIONAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: By accepting a Prize, the Winners agree to release and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Giveaway or receipt or use of their Prize. The potential Grand Prize Winner, potential First Prize Winner, and potential Second Prize Winner must each sign and return to the Administrator, within seven (7) days of the date of notice or attempted notice is sent, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability & Publicity Release in order to claim the Prize. Each Winner’s traveling companion will be required to complete a Travel Companion Waiver. Note: The Affidavit sent to a potential Winner will require that the Winner provide their Social Security Number to the Administrator, which will be used solely for tax reporting purposes. The Winners will be responsible for all local, state, and federal income taxes associated with the receipt of the Prize. The Grand, First, and Second Prize Winners must note that the value of their accepted Prize is taxable as income and an IRS Form 1099 will be filed in the name of the Winner for the value of the Prize. The Winners are solely responsible for all matters relating to the Prize after it is awarded. If a Prize or Prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to the potential winner, if a potential Winner cannot be reached or does not comply with notification instructions within three (3) business days from the first notification attempt, or if a potential Winner fails to return requisite document(s) within the specified time period,  or if a potential Winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, then such person shall be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, an alternate Winner may be selected.

By accepting a Prize, where permitted by law, the Winners grant to the Released Parties and those acting pursuant to the authority of Sponsor and the Released Parties (which grant will be confirmed in writing upon Sponsor’s request), the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide IN ALL MEDIA without limitation at any time their full name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and/or biographical information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further payment or additional consideration, and without review, approval or notification.

IN NO EVENT WILL RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THIS GIVEAWAY OR THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF, OR ANY HARM RESULTING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE.

By participating, Entrants release and agree to hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all liability for any injuries, death or losses or damages to persons or property AS WELL AS CLAIMS/ACTIONS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY that may arise from participating in this Giveaway or its related activities or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of, or any harm resulting from the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a Prize. The Winners also acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to a Prize.

DISPUTESAll issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of Entrants, Administrator, and Sponsor in connection with the Giveaway shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state’s, province’s, or jurisdiction’s laws.  By participating in the Giveaway, Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Giveaway, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any judicial proceeding shall take place in a court within the State of Florida; (iii) any and all claims, judgments , and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Giveaway, but in no event will attorney fees be awarded or recoverable; (iv) under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to seek, punitive, incidental, exemplary, consequential, special damages, lost profits, other damages, and/or any rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; and (v) Entrant’s remedies are limited to a claim for money damages (if any) and he/she waives any right to seek injunctive or equitable relief.

SEVERABILITY: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If any provision of the Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, the other provisions will remain in effect and will be construed as if the invalid or unenforceable provision were not contained herein.

MISCELLANEOUS: These Official Rules contain the full and complete understanding with respect to the Giveaway and supersede all prior and contemporaneous agreements, representations, and understandings, whether oral or written. The headings herein are for convenience only, do not constitute a part of these Official Rules, and shall not be deemed to limit or affect any of the provisions hereof. No amendment to, or waiver of, any provision of these Official Rules shall be effective unless in writing and signed by both Sponsor and Administrator. The waiver by Sponsor or Administrator of any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of any other provision herein. The rights and obligations hereunder may not be assigned by Entrant, whether by operation of law or otherwise, without the prior written consent of Sponsor, and any attempted assignment in violation of the foregoing shall be null and void. These Official Rules shall be binding upon, and inure to the benefit of, the permitted successors and assigns of Sponsor, Administrator, and Entrant. 

WINNERS LIST REQUEST: All Prize Winners (first name, last initial, city, and state of residence) will be announced at the Website on or about August 1, 2022.

This Giveaway is not in any manner sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with United Airlines, Instagram, or Facebook.

A special thank you to our partners at Rhode Island Film & Television Office and Newport Mansions.

 

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  • Two (2) round-trip tickets from anywhere in the continental US on United Airlines to Providence, RI.
     
  • 4-day/3-night stay at the iconic Hotel Viking (good through 12/31/23 with blackout dates), member of the prestigious Historic Hotels of America.
     
  • VIP Newport Mansions Tour Package for up to six (6)– Includes admission to all OPEN properties during winner’s visit plus exclusive “behind the ropes” tour of  The Breakers, including tunnel, basement, attic, staff quarters plus public areas. Private tour guide would point out/highlight rooms/properties that were used for HBO Gilded Age filming.
     
  • Gilded Age Gift Bag including Family membership and Experience book.

    Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) - $8,550
  • Two (2) round-trip tickets from anywhere in the continental US on United Airlines to Providence, RI. Voucher expires April 16, 2023.
     
  • $250 gift card good towards overnight accommodations at any Rhode Island property.
     
  • Two (2) tickets – Coaching Dinner Dance at The Breakers, August 20, 2022
     
  • VIP Tour of  The Breakers for two (2) – public and private areas (3rd floor, attic, basement, tunnel).
     
  • Gilded Age Gift Bag.

    ARV - $5,295
  • Two (2) round-trip tickets from anywhere in the continental US on United Airlines to Providence, RI. Voucher expires April 16, 2023.
     
  • $250 gift card good towards overnight accommodations at any Rhode Island property.
     
  • VIP Tour of The Breakers for two (2) – public and private areas (3rd floor, attic, basement, tunnel).
     
  • Gilded Age Gift Bag.

    ARV - $4,095
  • Gilded Age Gift Bag.

    ARV - $345

In collaboration with the Newport Mansions, we’re giving away 50 luxurious prizes over the next 10 weeks. Prizes include all-inclusive trips,VIP tours, special event tickets, gift cards and more. The giveaway begins May 16, 2022 and ends July 24, 2022.

To enter, simply click “Enter the Giveaway” below and fill out the form.

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