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Costa Rica Contest Terms and Conditions

Rules and Conditions for Entry


PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The Luxury Latin America April/May 2012 Costa Rica Villa contest (the "contest") begins on April 16, 2012 at 2:01 p.m. Eastern Time and ends on May 31, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (the "Promotion Period" ). Entry in the contest does not constitute entry into any other promotion, contest or sweepstakes. By participating in the contest, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Al Centro Media, 6538 Collins Ave., #460, Miami Beach, FL 33141 ("Sponsor"), which shall be final and binding in all respects.

ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to LuxuryLatinAmerica.com readers who are eighteen (18) years of age or older and are not residents of a state or nation that forbids the entry or winning of such contests. Employees and contract employees of Sponsor, Mead Brown, as well as each of their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each, are ineligible to participate in the Contest. Contest is void where prohibited by law. Mead Brown is responsible for the final fulfillment of the prize.

HOW TO ENTER: To enter the contest, click on the "Enter Now" button or link inviting entry into the contest to be redirected to the contest survey, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the entry form with the information requested, and submit your entry. All requested information on the survey form must be completed to enter and to be eligible to win. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. Proof of entering information at the Website is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of such entry. Except as contemplated in these Official Rules, personal information collected in connection with this contest will be used in accordance with the privacy policy found on the Website.

Limit one (1) entry per person.

All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on May 31, 2012 in order to participate. The Website's database clock will be the official timekeeper for online entries in this contest. In the event a dispute regarding the individual who actually submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address supplied at the time of registration. The potential winner may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning registration. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor's satisfaction, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible. The Promotion Entities shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in the contest. The Promotion Entities assume no responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries.

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: At the end of the Promotion Period, the prize winners will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. The potential prize winners will be notified by telephone and/or email by a representative of Luxury Latin America, using contact information provided or collected at the time of entry. Sponsor shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond within seventy-two (72) hours of the first notification attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will attempt to contact up to three (3) potential winners of a prize in accordance with the above procedure, after which the prize in question may go unawarded if it remains unclaimed. If any potential prize winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines the prize for any reason prior to award, such potential prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate prize winner may be selected. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES: One (1) Grand Prize is available. The Grand Prize consists of four nights in a three-bedroom condominium as described on the entry information page. The approximate retail value ("ARV") of the Grand Prize is $2,200.00 if used in high season. No cash alternative or prize substitutions will be allowed, except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable value if a prize listed is unavailable for any reason.

GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: Prize winner shall be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and the reporting consequences thereof, and for any other fees or costs associated with the applicable prize. The potential prize winners must sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and (where imposing such condition is legal) a Publicity Release (collectively, "Prize Claim Documents"). If winner fails or refuses to sign and return all Prize Claim Documents within five (5) days of prize notification (or a shorter time if required by exigencies), winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected.

Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished by third parties in connection with the contest. The prize is limited to what is described on the contest page, without additional trasportation, meals, guides, or other amenities. The prize is provided "as is", without warranty of any kind, either expressed or WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

GENERAL: Acceptance of a prize constitutes prize winner's permission for Sponsor and its designees to use prize winner's name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and address (city and state) for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation. Entrants agree that the Promotion Entities (A) shall not be responsible or liable for, and are hereby released from, any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the contest or any contest-related activity, or from entrants' acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize, and (B) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize's quality or fitness for a particular purpose. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the contest, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the contest, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. No mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, forged, software-generated or other automated multiple entries will be accepted. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the contest if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the contest is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes beyond Sponsor's control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the contest as contemplated herein. If the contest is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select the winners in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant's sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances. These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

PRIVACY: Entry in the Contest constitutes acceptance that the Sponsors are collecting demographic and e-mail information for the purposes of market research and newsletter distribution. This information will not be sold or given to third parties or business partners. All requested information must be provided in order to submit a valid entry. Entrants will have the option to opt out of any future correspondence after the first contact.


WINNER'S LIST: Winner's information will be posted on the orignial contest page on or before June 8 and announced at http://luxurylatinamerica.com/blog.

SPONSORS: Al Centro Media/Luxury Latin America, 6538 Collins Ave., #460, Miami Beach, FL 33141 and Mead Brown Costa Rica Vacation Rentals, Jaco, Costa Rica.

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