1. Promotion Period:
The Cove Stay & Play Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes
”) begins at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET
”) on September 27, 2016 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on October 17, 2016 (“Promotion Period
: No purchase necessary. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, D.C. and Canada (excluding Quebec), who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Employees of Island Hotel Company Limited (“Sponsor
”) and any of their affiliates, parents or subsidiaries, respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies and advertising and promotion agencies and members of their immediate families (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses), any of their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible. Void in Quebec and where prohibited or restricted by law. All applicable federal, state, provincial, municipal and local laws and regulations apply.
3. How To Enter:
During the Promotion Period, you can enter the Sweepstakes through the Sweepstakes application on The Cove Atlantis Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TheCoveAtlantis. Entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. ET on October 17, 2016, to be included in the random drawing. Limit one (1) registration entry per person/email address/Facebook ID during the Promotion Period. Bonus Entries:
Upon completing your entry, you will be prompted to share the Sweepstakes on Facebook or Twitter or invite a friend via a message. To receive the bonus entry, each invited friend, must click on your shared link, complete all required fields of the on-screen registration form to receive three (3) additional entry into the Sweepstakes for the applicable invited friend (up to ten  friends) (“bonus entries
”). You may only share with persons with whom you have an existing relationship and who are eligible to enter the Sweepstakes. FOR CANADIAN REFERRALS - You may only provide the names and email addresses of Canadian residents if you have a family or personal relationship with them. By providing their names and email addresses, you are confirming that you have such a family or personal relationship (or you are confirming that you are not providing any Canadian residents' names and email addresses). A "family relationship" means that you are related to the other individual through a marriage, a common law partnership, or any legal parent-child relationship and have engaged in direct, voluntary, two-way communication with that individual. A "personal relationship" means that you engage or have engaged in direct, voluntary, two-way communications with the other individual and it would be reasonable to conclude you have a personal relationship, taking into consideration any relevant factors such as the sharing of interests, experiences, opinions and information evidenced in the communications, the frequency of communication, the length of time since you have communicated or whether you have met in person. If you do not have such family or personal relationship with each Canadian resident, you may be found in violation of Canadian law and subject to fines and penalties. Limit thirty (30) total bonus entries per entrant throughout the Promotion Period, regardless of the number of invites posted. Entries and bonus entries together shall herein be referred to as “entries
”. Attempts made by the entrant to submit multiple entries or invite the same individuals to enter the Sweepstakes for bonus entries in excess of the above stated limitations, or is in violation of these Official Rules by using multiple/different email addresses, Facebook accounts, Twitter accounts, identities, and logins, or any other methods are prohibited and all entries obtained by such an entrant may be disqualified if detected. Automated entries are prohibited and use of any automated or computer system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification if detected. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service may apply. If participating via mobile device, standard phone data rates and usage charges imposed by your phone service may apply. All entries shall be the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail address associated with the entry. Authorized Account Holder is defined as the person assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses. You must have a valid Facebook account to enter. You may register a free Facebook account by visiting http://www.facebook.com
4. Random Drawing:
One (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about October 20, 2016 from among all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. Drawing will be conducted by an independent judging organization whose decisions will be final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.
5. Winner Notification:
Potential Grand Prize winner will be notified by phone/email and will be required to sign and return via email/mail, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Release of Liability and a Publicity Release (or a Declaration of Compliance if winner is a Canadian resident, including a time limited arithmetic skill testing question as a condition to winning the prize for a Canadian winner), where legal via email/facsimile within five (5) days of notification attempt or the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected, time permitting. If the potential Grand Prize winner is not available at the time of the phone call, a voice message will be left and the potential winner will need to respond within five (5) days of the call or the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be notified. Return of any prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and an alternate may be selected, time permitting.
: Grand Prize (1): A 4-day/3-night trip for two (2) to The Cove Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas for 3-nights, based on one room (double occupancy). Trip includes round-trip coach air transportation from the closest major airport nearest winner’s home to the Bahamas, round-trip transfers between airport and hotel and a $300 resort credit. Total Grand Prize Approximate Retail Value is USD $3,800. Transportation to/from major airport nearest winner’s home is the winner’s sole responsibility. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value in the event of prize unavailability. Airline tickets are for travel from major airport in the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec) nearest winner's home to the Bahamas. Actual retail value of the Grand Prize is dependent upon airport of departure. Airline carrier's regulations and conditions apply. Trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles. Winner and travel companion must travel together on the same itinerary.
Travel companion of the Grand Prize winner must be 18 years of age or older at time of travel or Grand Prize winner must be the parent/legal guardian of the travel companion. Travel companion of the Grand Prize winner [or Grand Prize winner on behalf of travel companion if travel companion is a minor] will be required to execute a Release of Liability and Publicity Release prior to travel. Grand Prize winner and travel companion must possess valid travel documents (i.e., valid photo ID, valid passport, visa, etc.) in order to travel. Accommodations are subject to availability. Certain restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Seat selection and timing of trip subject to availability and confirmation of reservations. No refunds or credit for changes are allowed. All other expenses and costs, not expressly listed above, including, but not limited to, taxes, tips, entertainment, and any additional transportation are the winner's sole responsibility. Prize awarded “as is” without any warranty or guaranty of any kind. No substitution or transfer of prize or any portion thereof by any winner is permitted. All federal, state, provincial, local and municipal taxes are the sole responsibility of each winner. In the event the Grand Prize winner or travel companion engages in behavior that (as determined by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion) is inappropriate or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip early, in whole or in part, and send the Grand Prize winner and travel companion home with no further compensation to the Grand Prize winner.
7. General Rules:
All material submitted becomes the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor and their agencies to use winner’s name, biographical information, pictures/portraits, likeness and/or voice, for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting a prize, winner agrees to hold Sponsor, its parents, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and assigns and Facebook harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of use of any prize. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use or redemption of prize. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges. Sponsor is not responsible for technical hardware/software failures of any kind, lost/unavailable network connections, or failed/incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission, which may limit a user’s ability to participate. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel/modify the Sweepstakes or disqualify entrant if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the Sweepstakes as determined solely by Sponsor. In the event of termination, a notice will be posted and a random drawing will be held to award the prize from all eligible entries received prior to the time of termination. Attempt by an individual to deliberately damage web site or undermine legitimate operation of Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal/civil laws and should such attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such individual to the fullest extent of the law. In the event of a dispute, entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted and any damage made to web site will be responsibility of same. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical/other error in printing of Sweepstakes administration/prize announcement or for any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participation in, accessing or downloading information in connection with this Sweepstakes.
8. Governing Law & Venue:
This Sweepstakes is conducted in English (which will be given its everyday ordinary meaning) and any and all disputes will be resolved in the appropriate Broward County courts in the state of Florida in the United States, exclusively, and subject to the laws of the state of Florida. Should there be any conflict between the laws of Florida and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the state of Florida.
For the first name, last initial, city and state of the winner, available after October 26, 2016 for a period of at least 30 days, visit The Cove Atlantis Facebook page.
The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Island Hotel Company Limited, 1000 South Pine Island Road, Suite 800, Plantation, FL 33324-3907 USA.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to Island Hotel Company Limited and not to Facebook or Twitter. The information you provide will only be used to contact you in the event you are selected as the Sweepstakes winner or to send you information if you opt to receive future offers from Atlantis resorts.