CANYON RANCH ONLINE HEALTHY WEIGHT COACHING PROMOTION OFFICIAL RULES

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CANYON RANCH ONLINE HEALTHY WEIGHT COACHING PROMOTION OFFICIAL RULES


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
 
Canyon Ranch (“Sponsor”) is pleased to introduce the [Canyon Ranch Online Healthy Weight Coaching Program] (the “Promotion”) made available at www.sparkpeople.com/blog (the “Site”). The Promotion begins at 3:00:01 pm Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) [Monday, June 10, 2013] and ends 08:59:59 pm, PST [Tuesday, June 18, 2013] (the “Entry Period”). Pacific Standard Time shall control for all purposes of the Promotion. Sponsor’s computer clock governs time.
 
As a condition of participating in Promotion, You agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, whose decisions shall be final and binding in all respects, and to waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Promotion or these Official Rules. Winning a prize or being selected as a Coaching Program Tester (defined below) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
 
1.   Eligibility:
The Promotion is open to individuals who: (1) are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry; (2) are legal residents of the continental United States, excluding Florida and New York (the “Eligibility Area”); (3) are physically located, at the time of participating in the Promotion, in a state, city or other legal entity (collectively, “Jurisdiction”) in which participation in the Promotion is unrestricted by law; (4) are not a person barred from participation in the Promotion under the laws of the United States or other applicable Jurisdiction; and (5) at all times abide by these Official Rules. Individuals may be asked to provide documentation verifying eligibility. THE PROMOTION IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
 
Directors, officers, employees, contractors, agents or representatives of Sponsor and its affiliate companies, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, prize suppliers, and Sponsor’s advertising, promotion, media, public relations and all their affiliates, as well as the immediate family of their employees (including spouse, and parents, children and siblings, and their respective spouses regardless of where they live) and individuals living in the same households as the employees, whether related or not, are not eligible. “Immediate family” shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. “Household members” shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three (3) months a year.
 
2.   HOW TO ENTER:
You may enter the Promotion by completing the Canyon Ranch survey during the Entry Period. To complete the survey and enter, go to the SparkPeople Blog and follow the links and instructions for entry. The short survey can also be found here. You must supply the requested information including your full name, address, a daytime telephone number and a working, valid e-mail address for which you are the authorized user. An e-mail “authorized user” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet mail service, Internet access provider, online service provider or organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the e-mail address. In the case of a dispute regarding who submitted a particular online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account.
 
YOU MAY ENTER ONLY ONE (1) TIME. Any form of entry other than those described herein is void. All entries, regardless of the method of entry, become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Entries not submitted during the Entry Period will not be entered into the Random Drawing (defined below) or be eligible to be selected for the Coaching Program (defined below). An attempt by You to enter more than once will void any valid entry You may have entered and You may be disqualified from the Promotion. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, sweepstakes entry services) will void all entries by You and You may be disqualified from the Promotion.
 
IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO KEEP YOUR PHONE NUMBER AND E-MAIL ADDRESS CURRENT, AS IT IS TO THAT NUMBER AND/OR E-MAIL ADDRESS THAT A NOTIFICATION WILL BE COMMUNICATED.
 
Sponsor is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, computer, online, telephone, or human error or technical malfunctions that may occur, any omission, interruption, defect, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost, incomplete or misdirected entries. If a problem occurs in the entry process, You are solely responsible for verifying that the entry process has been validly completed. Sponsor shall not have any obligation to advise You of an incomplete entry. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. No copies, facsimiles, or reproductions of entries will be accepted. Proof of submitting an entry does not constitute proof of delivery/receipt. All entries and/or materials submitted, regardless of the method of entry, become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. You are responsible for all online charges incurred with any Internet service provider and/or wireless carrier.
 
3.  SELECTION TO PARTICIPATE IN TRIAL COACHING PROGRAM AND RANDOM DRAWING:
 
  1. Selection as a Coaching Program Tester in the Trial Coaching Program:
Twenty (20) entrants who have submitted an entry by completing the Canyon Ranch survey will be selected (“Coaching Program Testers”) by Sponsor to participate in a free eight (8) week online healthy weight coaching program (hereinafter referred to as the “Coaching Program”). In order to be eligible for selection as Coaching Program Tester, entries must be received by the close of the Entry Period. Coaching Program Testers will be used to evaluate the Coaching Program and provide feedback to the Sponsor.
 
All entrants who have completed the survey before the end of Entry Period will be evaluated by Sponsor as a potential Coaching Program Tester. Sponsor will initially evaluate the eligible entrants based on the answers provided in the submitted survey. Based on the Sponsor’s needs, including having diverse testers, Sponsor will select from those entrants expressing an interest to take part in the Coaching Program an uncertain number of entrants to participate in follow up phone interviews. The follow up interviews will be used to further evaluate the entrant’s interest in participating and willingness to provide feedback to the Sponsor regarding the Coaching Program as well as the amount of weight the entrant wants to lose. Sponsor’s selection of Coaching Program Testers is a matter of subjectivity subject to Sponsor’s needs, beliefs that an entrant is willing to participate and provide meaningful feedback and is in the Sponsor’s sole discretion. The Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to the selection of Coaching Program Testers. 
 
  1. Random Drawing for Canyon Ranch Package:
In addition to being eligible to be selected to participate in the Coaching Program, all eligible entries received by the close of the Entry Period are also eligible for a gift certificate for a two-night package for two (2) people at Canyon Ranch Tucson (hereinafter referred to as the “Canyon Ranch Package”). Within four (4) weeks after the conclusion of the Entry Period, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing (the “Random Drawing”) from all eligible entries to select the potential winner of the Canyon Ranch Package. The potential winner will be notified via the e-mail address or phone number associated with the entry as detailed in Section 4. The Canyon Ranch Package will be deemed to have been won when all conditions in these Official Rules are met.
 
4.  NOTIFICATION:
 
  1. Notification of Selection of Potential Coaching Program Testers:
Selected Coaching Program Testers are potential Coaching Program Testers, subject to notification and verification. Potential Coaching Program Testers will be notified by phone or e-mail using the information associated with the potential Coaching Program Tester’s entry within ninety (90)  days following completion of the respective selection process for the Coaching Program. Potential Coaching Program Testers must respond to e-mail or voicemail notification within 48 hours or he/she will forfeit their opportunity to participate in the Coaching Program and, at Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate potential Coaching Program Tester may be selected from the remaining eligible entries. If the notification is returned as undeliverable or the potential Coaching Program Tester is otherwise unreachable for any reason, Sponsor may select an alternate potential Coaching Program Tester to participate in the Coaching Program, at Sponsor’s discretion. If there is a dispute as to who is the potential Coaching Program Tester for a given survey entry, Sponsor will consider the potential Coaching Program Tester to be the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the respective Canyon Ranch survey.
 
  1. Notification of Potential Winner in Random Drawing for Canyon Ranch Package:
The Canyon Ranch Package prize winner is a potential Canyon Ranch Package prize winner, subject to notification, verification and acceptance of such prize. The potential Canyon Ranch Package prize winner will be notified by phone or e-mail using the information associated with the potential Canyon Ranch Package prize winner’s entry within thirty (30) days following the Random Drawing for the Canyon Ranch Package. The potential Canyon Ranch Package prize winner must respond to e-mail or voicemail notification within 48 hours or he/she will forfeit the Canyon Ranch Package and, at Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate potential Canyon Ranch Package prize winner may be selected from the remaining eligible entries. If the notification is returned as undeliverable or the potential Canyon Ranch Package prize winner is otherwise unreachable for any reason, Sponsor may select an alternate potential Canyon Ranch Package prize winner, at Sponsor’s discretion. If there is a dispute as to who is the potential Canyon Ranch Package prize winner is for a given entry, Sponsor will consider the potential Canyon Ranch Package prize winner to be the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the respective Canyon Ranch survey.
 
  1. General Notification Requirements:
Potential Coaching Program Testers, the potential Canyon Ranch Package prize winner and the potential Canyon Ranch Package prize winner’s guest may, at the option of the Sponsor, be required to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release, where legal, a Publicity Release, and IRS Form W-9. Failure to complete such forms within seven (7)  days of receipt of such request will result in forfeiture of Your selection for the Coaching Program or the Canyon Ranch Package, respectively.
 
ALL POTENTIAL COACHING PROGRAM TESTERS AND THE POTENTIAL CANYON RANCH PACKAGE PRIZE WINNER ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISION IS FINAL. UNLESS AND UNTIL AN ENTRANT HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE, THE RESPECTIVE ENTRANT IS NEITHER A COACHING PROGRAM TESTER NOR THE CANYON RANCH PACKAGE PRIZE WINNER.
 
5.  PrizeS and odds:
Twenty (20) entrants will be selected as Coaching Program Testers for a free eight (8) week healthy online weight Coaching Program with an Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of two thousand dollars ($2,000.00). The odds of being selected as tester will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period and the quality of the entries submitted as judged by the criteria in Section 3(A).
 
One (1) entrant will receive a gift certificate for the Canyon Ranch Package, a two-night package for two (2) people, at Canyon Ranch Tucson, with an ARV of three thousand nine hundred dollars ($3,900.00). The odds of winning the Canyon Ranch Package will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period. The Canyon Ranch Tucson two-night package includes:
  • Gracious accommodations with thoughtful amenities to satisfy, delight and surround You in comfort.
  • Three meals daily – fresh, gourmet creations combining great taste and nutrition – plus always-available healthy snacks.
  • $280 per person allowance toward spa, sports & integrative wellness services such as skin care & beauty services, massages, personal training sessions, and consultations & workshops in nutrition, preventive medicine, movement therapy and more.
  • Use of expansive spa and resort facilities, including pools, and tennis & sports courts.
  • Fitness, yoga and meditation classes – more than 40 each day for all levels and interests.
  • Hiking and biking – daily tours through stunning scenery.
  • Health and fitness assessment reviewed by a nurse educator.
  • Personal program adviser to help custom-design Your stay.
  • Daily selection of wellness presentations, workshops and cooking demonstrations.
  • Ground transportation to and from Tucson International Airport.
  • Resort amenities fee – the resort amenities fee or any portion of it does not represent a tip, gratuity, or service charge for wait staff employees, service employees or any other employee at Canyon Ranch. Canyon Ranch is a no-tipping resort.
 
TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZES (21 PRIZES): forty-three thousand nine hundred dollars ($43,900).
 
6.  RESTRICTIONS ON THE COACHING PROGRAM AND CANYON RANCH PACKAGE:
The opportunity to participate as a Coaching Program Tester is not assignable or transferable. No cash equivalents or substitutions will be allowed except in the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend, shorten or modify the Coaching Program for any reason.
 
The Canyon Ranch Package gift certificate is non-transferable, cannot be extended beyond the validity dates and retains no cash value. The Canyon Ranch Package gift certificate includes a resort amenities fee and sales tax. Reservations are subject to availability and black out dates will apply. The gift certificate is for deluxe accommodations and includes a $280 per person allowance toward spa, sports & wellness services. The gift certificate is valid for the Canyon Ranch Package prize winner only, is not transferable and has no monetary resale value. Prize does not include air and ground transportation, except for ground transportation to and from Tucson International Airport, and other expenses and incidental travel costs, incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges not identified Section 5. The gift certificate expires one year from the date of issue and is subject to the following blackout dates: December 24-31, 2013, and March 2014. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.
 
ALL TAXES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. Any required tax reporting forms will be furnished to the appropriate tax authorities.
 
7.   PUBLICITY RIGHTS:
Except where prohibited by law, by entering the Promotion, and as a condition of participating in this Promotion, You agree to allow Sponsor and/or Sponsor's designees the perpetual right to use Your name, biographical information, photos and/or likeness, statements, voice and city and state address for advertising and promotional purposes for this and similar promotions, worldwide, and in perpetuity, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised without additional compensation, review or approval rights, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law. 
 
YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT IF YOU ARE CHOSEN AS A COACHING PROGRAM TESTER OR THE CANYON RANCH PACKAGE PRIZE WINNER, YOUR PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION MAY BE DISCLOSED TO THIRD PARTIES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, PLACING YOUR NAME ON A WINNERS LIST.
 
8.  WINNERS list:
To obtain the names of the Canyon Ranch Package prize winner or the entrants selected to be Coaching Program Testers, any person may mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope after 90 days from the close of the Entry Period to Canyon Ranch, 8600 E. Rockcliff Road, Tucson, AZ  85750.  Attn: Winners’ List.  Requests must be received no later than three (3) months after the close of the Entry Period.
 
9.  GENERAL CONDITIONS:
By entering the Promotion, You agree: (1) to abide by these Official Rules, and the decisions of Sponsor in all respects relating to this Promotion, which shall be final and binding; (2) to furnish Sponsor with executed copies of any documents required by Sponsor in order to be confirmed as a winner, including without limitation, an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability/Publicity Release as well as any other documents and/or written permissions; (3) to release and discharge the Sponsor and its affiliate companies, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, prize suppliers, and Sponsor’s advertising, promotion, media, public relations and all their affiliates, and each of their respective agents, representatives, officers, managers, directors, members, shareholders and employees (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons including, without limitation, death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from Your participation in the Promotion or any Promotion-related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of prize (or portion thereof); (4) to grant Publicity Rights as described in Section 7; and (5) to defend, indemnify and hold harmless each of the Released Parties from and against any and all claims or actions arising out of or in connection you’re your participation in the Promotion, any breach of representation made by You in connection with the Promotion, and the exercise by Sponsor or its designees of any of the rights granted by You in these Official Rules.
 
10.  LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
To the maximum extent permitted by law, Released Parties expressly disclaim any and all warranties or conditions of any kind (whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise), including but not limited to, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Released Parties shall not be liable or responsible for those guarantees, warranties or conditions made or offered by advertisers, partners, manufacturers or suppliers, including those relating to the prizes. Under no circumstances shall related parties be held responsible or liable for a participant’s use of the information and/or products or services provided and/or made available through the Promotion or for errors or anomalies resulting in the unintended or erroneous participation, award of Promotion prize or other benefits under the Promotion to participants.
 
Released Parties offer no assurances, guarantees, warranties or conditions that the Promotion or the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free and does not guarantee the accuracy or reliability of any information obtained through the Promotion. Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, undeliverable or incomplete, inaccurate, delayed, illegible entries due to technical, computer, mechanical, printing, typographical, human or other errors relating to or in connection with the Promotion, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the transmission of entries, notification or correspondence, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Promotion related materials; (2) technical failures of any kind; (3) failures of any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (4) unauthorized human and/or mechanical intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (5) technical or human error that may occur in the administration of the Promotion, the sending of entries or the processing of entries; or (6) any injury or damage to persons (including death) or property that may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Your participation in the Promotion or receipt or use of any prize. If for any reason an entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or otherwise destroyed, corrupted or for any other reason not accepted as an entry into the Promotion, Your sole remedy is to submit another entry in the Promotion. Sponsor may rescind any entry found to contain such errors or failures without liability at its sole discretion.
 
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, RELEASED PARTIES WILL NOT BE LIABLE, AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE, FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RELATED TO YOUR PREPARATION, PARTICIPATION OR INABILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROMOTION, WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARE DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL. FURTHER, BY PARTICIPATING IN THE PROMOTION, THE COACHING PROGRAM AND/OR BY ACCEPTING THE CANYON RANCH PACKAGE PRIZE, YOU AGREE THAT, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, RELEASED PARTIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, AND WILL BE HELD HARMLESS BY YOU AGAINST ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE, INJURY OR LOSS TO PERSON (INCLUDING DEATH) OR PROPERTY DUE IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, TO ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF A PROMOTION PRIZE, PARTICIPATION IN ANY PROMOTION PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY, USE OF ANY TENDERED ENTRY OR OTHER RIGHTS GRANTED HEREIN OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS PROMOTION. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, IN WHICH CASE THE RELEASED PARTIES’ LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
 
IF, in the Sponsor's opinion, for any reason, the Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, insufficient entries, suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Promotion, or if computer virus, bugs, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical difficulties or failures compromise or corrupt or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Promotion, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to modify or suspend the Promotion or to terminate the Promotion. In the event that the Promotion is cancelled or terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted on the Site and the ARV of the prizes will be awarded to the extent required by law in a manner that is fair and equitable as determined by Sponsor. All interpretations of these Official Rules and decisions by Sponsor is final.
 
Sponsor also reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and/or void any entries submitted fraudulently. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE SPONSOR’S SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK CIVIL AND/OR CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
 
11. GOVERNING LAW:
This Promotion is governed by the internal laws of the United States of America and the State of Arizona. Subject to, and without in any way limiting, the "Applicable Law/Jurisdiction" and “Arbitration” requirements set forth in the Terms & Conditions, any dispute related to this Promotion, these Official Rules, Sponsor’s Site or the Terms & Conditions shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Arizona, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Canyon Ranch’s intellectual property rights, Canyon Ranch may seek injunctive, equitable, or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court and You consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the states and federal courts in the State of Arizona.
 
12.  PRIVACY:
By entering the Promotion, You agree to Sponsor’s use of Your personal information as described in Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.
 
BY ENTERING THIS PROMOTION, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND CONSENT TO SPONSOR’S PRIVACY POLICY AND SITE TERMS & CONDITIONS.
 
13.  SPONSOR: 
The Promotion is sponsored by Canyon Ranch, 8600 E. Rockcliff Road, Tucson, AZ  85750.
 
14.  OPT-OUT:
If You do not wish to receive any further notices from Canyon Ranch regarding future promotional offerings, send Your name and address to: Canyon Ranch, 8600 E. Rockcliff Road, Tucson, AZ  85750.  Attn: Opt-Out.
 
 
CONSUMER DISCLOSURE: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
 
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