Canyon Ranch Sweepstakes - Official Rules & Regulations

No purchase necessary to enter or win. Product purchase will not enhance chances of winning a prize.

1. ELIGIBILITY

The Canyon Ranch Giveaway (the "Sweepstakes"), is offered and open only to legal residents of the fifty states of the United States at least 18 years old at the time of entry.  Employees and directors of Canyon Ranch ("Sponsor"), and its respective parent companies, affiliated and subsidiary companies, advertising and promotion agencies, judges and legal advisors, and the immediate family (parent, child, sibling and spouse of each) or members of the households of such employees and directors are not eligible. By entering, you (and your parents and legal guardians if you are a minor) agree to these "Official Rules" and that the decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects.

Void where prohibited.

2. PROMOTIONAL PERIOD

Promotional period begins on April 11, 2013 at 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET), and ends on April 12, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the "Promotional Period").

3. HOW TO ENTER

No purchase is necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes. To enter, you must either (a) visit www.canyonranch.com/epl - this can be done by directly typing in the URL, or by recognizing a special QR code.  One entry per person. Duplicate entries will be void. By registering for the Sweepstakes you will be agreeing that your registration and any other information collected in connection with the Sweepstakes may be used by Sponsor in accordance with our privacy policy (please see our privacy policy for more information), and that you automatically opt-in to receive email, text messages or other communications from Sponsor. You may subsequently opt-out of the receipt of such email or communications by following the directions in the email, communications or by contacting Sponsor directly.  All online entries must include entrant's valid email address.  The email address provided by online entrants will be the identity of the entrant and, if selected for a prize, the identity of the winner. No copies, facsimiles or mechanical reproductions of entries will be accepted.  We expressly reserve the right to disqualify any entries that we believe in good faith are generated by a so-called spam or automated e-mail program or via scripts and automated submission.  By participating, all entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules.

4. PRIZES/ ODDS

Three (3) winners will be chosen at random, each to receive one of 3 prizes: (a) a 3-night stay at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, AZ, (a) a 2-night stay at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, MA or (a) a 2-night stay at Canyon Ranch in Miami Beach, FL . The approximate total retail value of all 3 awards is $14,150.  All prizes will be awarded.  No substitutions (including for cash) are permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater monetary value for any prize.  All prizes won by minors will be awarded to their parents or legal guardians on their behalf.  Winners shall be responsible and liable for all federal, state and local taxes on the value of their prize. To receive a complete list of winners or a copy of the Official Sweepstakes Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Canyon Ranch Giveaway, c/o Canyon Ranch, 8600 E. Rockcliff Road, Tucson, AZ 85750.  Specify winner's list or rules on your request.

The winning comment will be chosen at random. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting the entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the e-mail account is registered.  All drawings will be conducted under the supervision of Sponsor. The decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.

5. NOTIFICATION

The winners will be notified by email.  Sponsor reserves the right to determine the method of notification. Winners must claim their prize within seven (7) business days after the date of notification of such prize.  A Sweepstakes winner's failure to respond to the prize notification within the specified seven (7) business days will be considered a forfeiture of the prize and an alternate winner may be selected by Sponsor from the pool of eligible entries.  If an entrant is found to be ineligible, an alternate winner may also be selected from the pool of eligible entries. Sponsor reserves the right to ship prizes directly to the mailing address provided by winner(s).

6. PLAYING CONDITIONS

Sponsor reserves the right to investigate and verify any prize winner and disqualify any winner who it finds, in its sole judgment, has not complied with these Official Rules. Entries which are, or are in any part defective, duplicated, plagiarized, forged, counterfeited, or tampered with in any way, or contain or are the result of, seeding, mechanical, electronic, digital or computer, or other errors, are void.

Winner and verification determinations are made by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all respects.

9. GENERAL CONDITIONS

Winners may be required to complete, execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and where lawful, a Publicity Release within three (3) days of notification in a form provided by Sponsor. Failure to return documents timely, if required, or if prize notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable, or if Winner is found not to be in compliance with these Official Rules or otherwise ineligible, may result in disqualification with an alternate Winner selected.

Where permitted by law, you hereby give permission to Sponsor and its respective parent companies, distributors, affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, vendors, advertising agencies and promotion agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents permission to use, reproduce, exhibit, display, print, distribute, publish and broadcast, without any obligation to compensate you, your name, city/state, picture, portrait, likeness, voice, biography, and winner's statement, contained in, or relating to, your entry in the Sweepstakes in any and all advertising marketing and promotional materials, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the world wide web, except where prohibited by law, and without notice, approval or review by you.

WHERE PERMITTED BY LAW, YOU, AND ON BEHALF OF YOUR HEIRS, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS AND ASSIGNS, AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, OFFICERS, VENDORS, ADVERTISING AGENCIES AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR, OR RELATING TO, ANY AND ALL RIGHTS, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION WHATSOEVER THAT YOU MAY HAVE, OR WHICH MAY ARISE, AGAINST ANY OF THE FOREGOING FOR ANY MATTER OR CAUSE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INJURIES, LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND, WHETHER DIRECT OR COMPENSATORY, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHERWISE TO ANY PERSON, INCLUDING DEATH, AND PROPERTY DAMAGE, ARISING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE, YOUR PARTICIPATION IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED ACTIVITY, OR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES.

Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or the Website; to be in violation of the Terms of Service of the Website; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed or like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods and persons using any such methods will be disqualified. Each entry submission must be manually key stroked and manually entered by the individual entrant; automated and/or repetitive electronic submission of entries (including but not limited to entries made using any script, macro, bot or sweepstakes service) will be disqualified and transmissions from these or related email or IP addresses may be blocked.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A USER OR ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND COSTS (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

If for any reason this Promotion is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.

10. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

SPONSOR DOES NOT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMMUNICATIONS LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO ITS WEBSITES. SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PROBLEMS OR TECHNICAL MALFUNCTION OF ANY TELEPHONE NETWORK OR TELEPHONE LINES, COMPUTER ON-LINE SYSTEMS, SERVERS, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, FAILURE OF ANY E-MAIL OR ENTRY TO BE RECEIVED BY SPONSOR ON ACCOUNT OF TECHNICAL PROBLEMS, HUMAN ERROR OR TRAFFIC CONGESTION ON THE INTERNET OR AT ANY WEBSITE, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF.

SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INCORRECT OR INACCURATE CAPTURE OF INFORMATION OR THE FAILURE TO CAPTURE SUCH INFORMATION, WHETHER CAUSED BY WEBSITE USERS, TAMPERING OR HACKING, OR BY ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATED WITH OR UTILIZED IN THE PROMOTION. SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR INJURY OR DAMAGE TO PARTICIPANTS' OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON'S COMPUTER RELATED TO OR RESULTING FROM PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR FROM OR USE OF THE WEBSITE.

IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR, OR THEIR PARENT COMPANIES, DISTRIBUTORS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, OFFICERS, VENDORS, ADVERTISING AGENCIES AND PROMOTION AGENCIES AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS, BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THIS PROMOTION, ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE WEBSITE AND IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

11. DISPUTES

As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, you agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, or the determination of the Winner shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain awards for, and you hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than your actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and you further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or your rights and obligations or Sponsor's rights and obligations in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Arizona, U.S.A., without giving effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof, and all proceedings shall take place in that State in the City of Tucson, County of Pima.

In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the Winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

12. WINNERS LIST

For name of winners mail a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by May 31, 2013 to: Canyon Ranch Sweepstakes Winners c/o Canyon Ranch, 8600 E. Rockcliff Road, Tucson, AZ 85750. For Official Rules mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to the above address marked “Canyon Ranch Sweepstakes Official Rules” for receipt by Mar 31, 2013.

13. Sponsored by: Canyon Ranch, 8600 E. Rockcliff Road, Tucson, AZ 85750.