NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE ENTRANT’S ODDS OF WINNING. SUBJECT TO ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND PROVINCIAL LAWS, REGULATIONS, AND ORDINANCES.
1. Competition Standard Terms & Conditions
1.1 These terms and conditions are applicable in respect of all entrants participating in any competitions which may be run or promoted by Blue Gorilla Inc. (whether on the Website, Facebook page or otherwise) along with any specific terms it publishes that may apply to each competition. These Competition Standard Terms & Conditions form part of the general Terms & Conditions generally for the Website and both sets of terms are expressly incorporated into any specific terms for any Blue Gorilla Inc. competitions.
In the event of any conflict and/or discrepancy between these Competition Standard Terms & Conditions, the Terms & Conditions and any specific terms for a competition, the relevant terms of a specific competition shall apply. Blue Gorilla Inc. or any of its associated companies reserve the right to disqualify your entry from any competition and/or withhold any prize if they have reasonable grounds to believe that you have breached any of these Competition Standard Terms & Conditions, Terms & Conditions or any specific rules of any competition (all three together are referred to as “Competition Terms & Conditions”).
1.2 To enter a competition and to be eligible to win a prize you must:
(a) Be resident in the USA or Canada (unless permitted otherwise in the specific terms and conditions of a competition);
(b) Understand that to enter any competition and/or accept a prize, no purchase is necessary from Blue Gorilla Inc. or any of its related companies and making any purchases will not increase your odds of winning.
(c) Be 18 years of age or over (or of the age specified in the competition and, if minors are stated to be eligible to enter a competition, then they must have the express consent of their parent(s) or guardian);
(d) Not be an employee of Blue Gorilla Inc. or any of its related companies or any service provider (or employee or agent thereof) to Blue Gorilla Inc. or a member of the family, friend or acquaintance of any of the above; and
(e) Comply with these Terms & Conditions and any rules specific to the competition. All entry instructions communicated by Blue Gorilla Inc. will form part of the Competition Terms & Conditions.
1.3 By entering any competition and/or accepting a prize from Blue Gorilla Inc. you warrant that you have complied, and shall continue to comply, with these Competitions Terms & Conditions. By entering the competition, you agree to take part in publicity of the competition at Blue Gorilla Inc.’s request and/or to allow Blue Gorilla Inc. to use your name, image and/or town of residence in such promotional materials as Gorilla Inc. sees fit whether now or in the future and anywhere in the world, without any further compensation.
(i) Winners are required to submit via email in jpeg format a current photograph of themselves.
1.4 All online entry forms must be completed fully and accurately and must be made in the entrant's own full names. Where applicable, Blue Gorilla Inc. will only issue prizes in the winner's name as given to Gorilla Inc. at the time of entry. Winner must be the lead name on any winning prize booking and member of the travelling party.
1.5 Closing Date: the closing date for a competition is the date and/or time as stated in the instructions for the respective competition and, unless otherwise stated, entries must be received by Blue Gorilla Inc. on the closing date by the following times (in accordance with the method as permitted in the relevant competition rules:
(i) Midnight for entries by email and/or online;
1.6 One entry allowed per household per competition unless expressly stated otherwise in the relevant specific terms of the competition.
(a) In the event more than one entry is received from any one person during a single entry competition the first entry processed will be considered the only valid entry received. In the event of a dispute regarding an entry, entries will be deemed to have been made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by an internet access provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
1.7 There are no prize substitutions nor are cash alternatives and the prizes not transferable. Blue Gorilla Inc. reserves the right to select an alternative Winner and award the prize to another entrant in the event that:
(i) It has reasonable grounds for believing that an entrant has contravened any term or condition of entry;
(ii) A Winner has changed address to one outside of their country of residence, after the closing date;
(iii) Winner notification by Facebook message or email is not answered after three attempts and/or the e-mail notification is returned as undeliverable.
(iv) It does not receive confirmation of the Winner’s address as may be requested within 24 hours.
1.8 Blue Gorilla Inc. will have a sole and an absolute discretion to decide whether or not to accept any entry and Blue Gorilla Inc. may rely upon its own records and information in determining whether contestants are eligible to receive a prize.
1.9 In any matters concerning any part of the competition or any part of the solution to the competition, whatsoever, Blue Gorilla Inc.’s decision will be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into with you or with any other person acting on your behalf regarding the decision whatsoever.
1.10 Competition winners will be notified either by Facebook message or email within 7 days of the relevant closing date or such other times as may be specified by Blue Gorilla Inc. in its absolute discretion.
1.11 A winner has a responsibility to find out from Blue Gorilla Inc. what the competition prize entails and does have to assume what is included in the prize if not clear to the Winner.
1.12 Subject to confirmation by Blue Gorilla Inc. of the Winner’s address as may be requested, the Winner will generally receive the prize within six to eight weeks from the closing date or as set out in any specific terms for the respective competition.
1.13 No responsibility can be accepted for entries lost, delayed, misdirected, damaged or undelivered. Incomplete, inaudible and/or illegible entries will be disqualified. Blue Gorilla Inc. shall not be responsible for technical errors in telecommunications networks, internet access or otherwise preventing entry to any competition.
1.14 Vacation does not include meals, transportation, travel insurance, or any other expenses.
(i) All accommodation is subject to availability and must be used on the dates specified in section 2.1 below. No refunds, compensation or alternative dates will be offered in the event of cancellation or no show.
(ii) Winners are advised to obtain their own necessary travel insurance, obtain where applicable any visa and seek any necessary medical advice for their trip. It is the Winner’s responsibility to confirm all necessary travel documents, including a passport prior to any travel.
(iii) Where any prize involves travel, all arrangements, including but not limited to travel times and dates, shall be in accordance with the restrictions specified by Blue Gorilla Inc. and, unless stated otherwise in writing, shall take place within 12 months of the relevant closing date
1.15 Blue Gorilla Inc. shall not be liable for any delay in performing or partial or total failure to perform any of its obligations to the winner(s) under these Competitions Terms if such delay or failure is caused by circumstances beyond its reasonable control including, without limitation delays, changes, disruptions, cancellations, diversions or substitutions howsoever caused including without limitation, war, terrorist action or threatened terrorist action, strikes, hostilities, civil commotions, accidents, fire, flood or any natural catastrophes arising without limitation out of or in connection with the activities of any third party and/or any form of transportation (including but not limited to flights, trains, coaches, buses, ferries, taxis or cars). For the avoidance of doubt, the winner(s) shall be solely liable for any additional costs incurred as a result.
1.16 To the extent permitted in law, Blue Gorilla Inc. shall not be liable to the winner(s) for any loss or damage howsoever caused (whether in contract, tort or statutory duty or otherwise) arising out of or in connection with the competition and/or prize other than death or personal injury caused by negligence of the Promoter and/or the Promoters personnel and/or deceit or fraud by Promoter and/or Promoter’s personnel while acting within the course and scope of their employment with the promoter.
1.17 In the event that the Winner and/or guest engages in behaviour which (as determined by Blue Gorilla Inc. in its sole discretion) is obnoxious, threatening or illegal, or which is intended to threaten or harass any other person, or which in any way disparages or adversely affects the reputation, image, and/or customer goodwill of Blue Gorilla Inc. or any associated services or providers, products, trademarks, service marks, or logos, Blue Gorilla Inc. reserves the right to terminate the prize vacation early, and send the Winner and/or guest home. Blue Gorilla Inc. shall have no further obligations whatsoever (including any obligation to pay compensation) to the Winner and/or guest in respect of that vacation or any future accommodation and any future reservations will be cancelled. In the event Winner and/or guest engages in behaviour during their vacation that (as determined by Blue Gorilla Inc. in its sole discretion) is illegal, tortious, or subjects Winner and/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 Winner or guest as a result of such conduct.
1.19 Blue Gorilla Inc. will select one potential winner using a random drawing method from the pool of all eligible entries received up until the end of the competition period and reserves the right to exclude any entrant who has won a previous prize. The odds of being selected as a Winner are based on the total number of eligible entries received up until the advertised competition closing date. The drawing date and time is as stated on the competition entry thank you page.
1.20 A list of winners for each competition can be obtained by sending an email marked clearly “[INSERT NAME OF THE RELEVANT COMPETITION]” to email@example.com within 30 days from the date of the closing date of the competition.
1.21 Our Competitions are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You are providing your information to Blue Gorilla Inc. and not to Facebook. The information you provide will be used for marketing purposes in the UK, Europe, USA, Canada and Australia.
1.22 Competitions Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of The Republic of South Africa and any disputes arising therefrom, shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of RSA.
1.23 Blue Gorilla Inc. reserves the right to terminate, amend, or temporarily suspend this promotion at any time, with no liability to any entrants or third parties
2. THE PRIZES:
2.1. PRIZE: One (1) Entrant will receive two (2) free night’s accommodation for two adults in Pomona, California, USA and 2 horse expo weekend passes. WINNER must use the accommodation on the 3rd and 4th of February 2017. Vacation does not include meals, transportation, travel insurance, or any other expenses.
2.2. PRIZE VALUE: Prizes are currently valued at approximately $650.00
3. GENERAL CONDITIONS:
Sponsor, and its affiliated companies, may contact Entrants for marketing purposes by e-mail, landline telephone using an automatic dialer (for which express written consent is provided at the time of entry) or post regarding publications and information relating to its products, offers and services. Entrants consent to be contacting in such manner by entering to win. No purchase or any good or service is necessary or required to enter or win. Purchase or any good or service marketed to an Entrant will not increase the likelihood of winning. Entrants may withdraw consent at any time by sending a written email request to this effect to the address below:
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