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EXPLORE WITH PURPOSE Everest Base Camp Giveaway Terms and Conditions

 

EXPLORE WITH PURPOSE EVEREST BASE CAMP GIVEAWAY - OFFICIAL RULES


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.


1.  PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The EXPLORE WITH PURPOSE EVEREST BASE CAMP GIVEAWAY (\"Sweepstakes\") begins on April 3rd, 2019 at 12:00 am mountain daylight time and ends on April 17th, 2019 at 11:59 pm mountain daylight time (the \"Promotion Period\").

The sponsor and administrator of this Sweepstakes is OneSeed Expeditions ("Sponsor"). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the Sweepstakes. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor may be reached by email at marketing@oneseedexpeditions.com during the Promotion Period.


2.  ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the United States who are 18 years or older and hold a passport that is valid through May 31st, 2020 (the \"Entrant\"). Sponsor, the Released Parties, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (the \"Promotion Entities\"), are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize. Household Members and Immediate Family Members of such individuals are also not eligible to enter or win. "Household Members" shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three months a year. "Immediate Family Members" shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited or restricted by law.


3. PRIZES:

Grand Prize: One (1) “Winner” will receive [Two (2) spots for themselves and a guest on one of the following OneSeed Expeditions trips: Everest Base Camp, Mardi Himal Base Camp, or Annapurna Discovery; two (2) pairs of KEEN hiking shoes; two (2) Aircontact Lite Deuter Backpacks and accessories; two (2) Sherpa Adventure Gear Gift Cards valued at $200 each] (approximate retail value or "ARV": $6,040)
  
Only one prize per person or per household will be awarded. Gift cards and gift certificates are subject to the terms and conditions of the issuer. Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described in these Official Rules is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The ARV of the prize represents Sponsor's good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items.
   
This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and Prize will only be awarded and/or delivered to addresses within said locations. All federal, state and/or local taxes, fees, and surcharges are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.
  

The Winner and an eligible guest of Winner’s choosing (together the “Winner”) can select one of the following three trips with OneSeed Expeditions: Everest Base Camp, Mardi Himal Base Camp, or Annapurna Discovery. All OneSeed Expeditions trips are open to adventurers without previous trekking experience. All group expeditions will have an available departure date in October 2019. The expedition can be chosen by the winner based on their preference, availability, and physical fitness. Winner and their guest must be over 18 years old and confirm expedition participation no later than May 15th, 2019 to reserve their spot on the desired expedition.

International flights are not included in the Grand Prize package. Winner and their guest must confirm that they plan to purchase their own flights to and from Kathmandu, Nepal on the designated arrival and departure dates for the chosen expedition. If Winner is unable to redeem the Nepal Expedition prize for any reason, they forfeit the Grand Prize in its entirety and another winner will be chosen at random.

If Winner chooses to join the Annapurna Discovery Expedition, both winner and guest must confirm that they meet the following requirement (s):

  • Annapurna Discovery requires an average level of fitness and the ability to hike over variable terrain of 3-6 hours duration on a typical day.

Annapurna Discovery Inclusions / Exclusions


INCLUDED:

  • medical/evacuation insurance for all participants confirmed 30 days or more prior to expedition start date

  • 3 nights accommodation in Kathmandu

  • 2 nights accommodation in Pokhara

  • all lodging during the trek (double occupancy w/ shared bathrooms)

  • breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek

  • trekking permits and entry fees

  • welcome and farewell dinners in Kathmandu

  • guide and porter services

  • baggage transport (limited to 22lbs/10kg)

  • all ground transport while in Nepal

  • guided excursions in Kathmandu

  • airport transfers on Day 1 and Day 12

NOT INCLUDED:

  • personal items

  • trip cancelation insurance (highly recommended)

  • international airfare and meals during travel

  • snacks during trek

  • beverages outside of designated meals

  • alterations to standard itinerary

If Winner chooses to join the Mardi Himal Base Camp, both winner and guest must confirm that they meet the following requirement (s):

  • Mardi Himal Base Camp requires above average physical fitness. This trek reaches high altitudes and requires high levels of physical exertion. No technical skills are required, and first-time trekkers are welcome. Typical days require 5-10 hours of trekking and may include significant elevation changes.

Mardi Himal Base Camp Inclusions / Exclusions:

INCLUDED:

  • medical/evacuation insurance for all participants confirmed 30 days or more prior to expedition start date

  • 3 nights accommodation in Kathmandu

  • 2 nights accommodation in Pokhara

  • all lodging during the trek (double occupancy w/ shared bathrooms)

  • breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek

  • trekking permits and entry fees

  • welcome and farewell dinners in Kathmandu

  • guide and porter services

  • baggage transport (limited to 22lbs/10kg)

  • all ground transport while in Nepal

  • guided excursions in Kathmandu

  • airport transfers on Day 1 and Day 12

NOT INCLUDED:

  • personal items

  • trip cancelation insurance (highly recommended)

  • international airfare and meals during travel

  • snacks during trek

  • beverages outside of designated meals

  • alterations to standard itinerary

If Winner chooses to join the Everest Base Camp, both winner and guest must confirm that they meet the following requirement (s):

  • This expedition require excellent physical fitness and includes longer days, greater elevation gain, and more challenging terrain at higher altitude. Participants should expect high levels of physical exertion at times. Travelers joining these expeditions should be in good physical shape and should expect to hike all day.

Everest Base Camp Inclusions / Exclusions:

INCLUDED

  • medical/evacuation insurance for all participants confirmed 30 days or more prior to expedition start date

  • 4 nights accommodation in Kathmandu

  • roundtrip flight from Kathmandu to Lukla

  • all lodging during the trek (double occupancy w/ shared bathrooms)

  • breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek

  • trekking permits and entry fees

  • welcome & farewell dinner in Kathmandu

  • guide and porter services

  • baggage transport (limited to 22lbs/10kg)

  • all ground transport while in Nepal

  • guided excursions in Kathmandu

  • airport transfers on Day 1 and Day 19

NOT INCLUDED:

  • personal items

  • trip cancelation insurance (highly recommended)

  • international airfare and meals during travel

  • snacks during trek

  • beverages outside of designated meals

  • alterations to standard itinerary

From time of booking until 90 days prior to the start of trip, winners may change trip dates to another departure date between October 2019 and May 2020 based on availability. If winners cancel their expedition within 89 days of the start of the trip, no rescheduling will be permitted.



4. HOW TO ENTER: Enter the Sweepstakes during the Promotion Period online by visiting the entry form, which can be found on the following website at (https://www.oneseedexpeditions.com/explore-with-purpose-giveaway) (the “Entry”).  By entering this Sweepstakes, you are agreeing to receive emails from Sponsor and all other providers of prizes (as listed on the entry form) from which you can unsubscribe at any time.  

Automated or robotic Entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. Internet entry must be made by the entrant. Any attempt by entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods, including, but not limited to, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will void entrant's Entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification as set forth below. All Entries must be posted by the end of the Promotion Period in order to participate. Sponsor's database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes.
   

5. WINNER SELECTION: The Winner(s) of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received throughout the Promotion Period. The random drawing will be conducted within two (2) days following the Promotion Period by Sponsor, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible Entries received.


6. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner will be notified by email at the email address provided in the Entry Information approximately 1-3 days after the random drawing. Winner must accept a prize by email as directed by Sponsor or their representative within 10 days of notification. Winner must confirm that their acceptance of the prize based on the following requirements: Winner and guest must both possess a passport valid through May 31, 2020; Winner agrees to purchase their own international flights to Nepal for their fall 2019 expedition; Winner confirms which one of the three available expeditions options and departure dates they would like to join no later than May 15, 2019.  

Sponsor is not responsible for any delay or failure to receive notification for any reason, including inactive email account(s), technical difficulties associated therewith, or Winner’s failure to adequately monitor any email account.


Any Winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture. The Winner and their guest may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, and a publicity release (collectively \"the Prize Claim Documents\"). No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor.


7. PRIVACY: Any personal information supplied by you will be subject to the privacy policy of the Sponsor posted at https://www.oneseedexpeditions.com/terms-of-service#privacy. By entering the Sweepstakes, you grant Sponsor permission to share your email address and any other personally identifiable information with the other providers of prizes, including KEEN, Inc., Deuter, and Sherpa Adventure Gear for the purposes of sweepstakes administration and prize fulfillment, including use in a publicly available Winners list, as well as for marketing and advertising purposes.

Publicity Release. Except where prohibited by law, entry into the Sweepstakes constitutes permission for Sponsor and the other providers of prizes to use a prize winner’s name, hometown, likeness, voice, and prize information for promotional activities connected to the Sweepstakes without further payment or consideration.  Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of being awarded any prize, the prize winner may be required to execute a consent for Sponsor and the other providers of prizes to use their name, hometown, likeness, voice, and prize information for promotional activities connected to the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to announcing them as a prize winner and other reasonable post- Sweepstakes publicity, without further payment or consideration.

8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND GENERAL RELEASE: Sponsor, KEEN, Inc., Deuter, Sherpa Adventure Gear, and any other prize provider, and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, professional advisors, employees and agencies (collectively the “Released Parties”) assume no responsibility or liability for and each entrant hereby irrevocably holds the Released Parties harmless from (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, camera, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of any network or wireless service, the Internet or website or any combination thereof; (e) suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless or landline phone service; or (f) any injury or damage to participant's or to any other person’s computer or mobile device which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes or download of any materials in the Sweepstakes.

If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part. In such event, Sponsor shall immediately suspend all drawings and prize awards, and Sponsor reserves the right to award any remaining prizes (up to the total ARV as set forth in these Official Rules) in a manner deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. Sponsor and Released Parties shall not have any further liability to any participant in connection with the Sweepstakes.

General Release.  By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to the extent permitted by applicable law, to release all Released Parties from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.

9.  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.

 

10.  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 Colorado.  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 Colorado without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than State of Colorado.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM BY AN ENTRANT AGAINST EITHER A RELEASED PARTY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE LESSER OF (I) $100 OR (II) 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.

11. SOCIAL NETWORK DISCLAIMER

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook. By participating via the Facebook platform, participants are also subject to Facebook’s data policy and terms of use, which can be found at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy and https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/update.


12. WINNER LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain a copy of the Winner list or a copy of these official rules, send your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to OneSeed Expeditions cc: SWEEPSTAKES TITLE at 525 Santa Fe Dr. Denver, CO 80204. Requests for the names of the winners must be received no later than May 15th, 2019 after the Promotion Period has ended.


13. SPONSOR: OneSeed Expeditions, 525 Santa Fe Dr. Denver, CO 80204, marketing@oneseedexpeditions.com