NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
Eligibility: To enter the Hilton “Vibrant Caribe Summit” Contest (the “Contest”), you must be at least 21 years of age and a legal resident of the United States and it’s territories. Employees, officers and directors of Caribe Hilton (“Sponsor”), Hilton Domestic Operating Company Inc., its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, franchisees, advertising and promotion agencies, and anyone involved in the production or administration of the Contest, and any member of the immediate family or household of any such persons, are not eligible. Contest is void where prohibited. The Contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations. Entry begins at 12:00:01 a.m. Atlantic Standard Time (“AST”) on Tuesday, May 16, 2023, and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. AST on Sunday, May 21, 2023 (the “Entry Period”).
How to Enter: During the Entry Period, members of the WITS Summit Puerto Rico 2023 must tag and follow “@CaribeHilton” on Instagram and use the hashtag “#vibrantcaribesummit #contest” in their post to enter. You must have an Instagram account and “follow” the resort to enter, both of which are free. Your submission must be based on your own genuine experience and be derived from personally curated content. Sponsor reserves the right to verify all facts. Failure to be able to validate the authenticity of your entry when requested may result in disqualification.
Entry Content Guidelines: Contest materials you submit (photo and/or video per entry instructions) must comply with the following guidelines:
General Entry Conditions. There is no limit to the number of posts one account can enter. All entries must be received by the end of the Entry Period. Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for the Contest. No responsibility is assumed for late or misdirected entries, or any failure or unavailability of hardware, software, electronic communications, or Internet uploading or other connections. Sponsor is not responsible for any changes or effects caused to your computer system or video equipment as a result of submitting an entry.
Usage Rights in Entries. Sponsor and its designees shall have the unrestricted and non-exclusive right to edit, adapt, publish, copy, display, perform, broadcast, modify, and otherwise use any or all entry materials, alone or in combination with other material including but not limited to photos and/or videos in any and all media, whether now known or later discovered, in perpetuity, without restriction of any kind whatsoever, without further compensation to the entrant or anyone else. Without limiting the foregoing, entries may be posted for public viewing. All entries that are uploaded and made available for viewing by the general public will be deemed posted at the direction of the entrant within the meaning of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and the Communications Decency Act. Entry constitutes permission for Sponsor and its designees to use winner’s name, biographical information, photo and/or likeness in any and all media, now or hereafter devised, worldwide, in perpetuity, for internal, advertising, Contest and other purposes without additional compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. Potential finalists and/or winners may be required to assign all rights in entry to Sponsor without additional compensation.
Judging/ Winner Selection
Judging. All entries will be judged by the resort applying the following criteria: (i) originality (25%); (ii) appropriateness to theme (25%); (iii) quality of expression (25%); and appropriateness to image of Sponsor (25%). Three (3) winners will be determined on or about May 22, 2023, and will be notified by May 26, 2023. The decisions of the resort are final and binding.
Notification of Winner: Winners will be notified by direct message on Instagram using the handle supplied at time of entry, and may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, publicity and liability release, along with an assignment of all rights in and to his/her entry (including copyright and a waiver of any moral rights to the extent allowed by law), within seven (7) days of notification. Potential winners may also be required to verify their content and/or provide additional documents as may be required by Sponsor to confirm and/or assign rights in the entry. Failure to comply when requested may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner(s). No liability is assumed for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received for any reason. If the prize(s) or prize notification(s) are returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to a potential winner, such potential winner(s) may be disqualified and an alternate winner(s) may be selected. If any potential winner(s) are found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines a prize for any reason prior to award, such potential winner(s) will be disqualified and an alternate winner(s) may be selected.
Prize: The following prize(s) is/are available:
General Prize Conditions: If prize includes any travel, dining, entertainment or other experience/events, any costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of the prize not specifically mentioned herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of the winner, including but not limited to, incidental charges, luggage fees, meals, gratuities and spending money. Major credit card will be required upon any prize hotel check-in to cover any incidental charges. Hotel accommodations are subject to availability. Once hotel arrangements have been made, no changes will be permitted. Sponsor reserves the right to photograph, videotape or otherwise record winner’s and guest’s participation in all elements of the prize (“Prize Footage”). Sponsor shall own all rights to the Prize Footage and Sponsor and its designees shall have the right, but not the obligation, to use, reproduce, modify, publish, post, create derivative works from, and display such Prize Footage and all elements embodied therein, including, without limitation, any names and likenesses, in whole or in part, on a worldwide perpetual basis, and to incorporate the Prize Footage into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, for internal, advertising, commercial and Contestal purposes, and Winner may be required to sign additional documents confirming such rights. ALL TAXES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. No transfer, assignment or substitution of a prize, except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize (or a portion thereof) for an item of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion if any advertised prize becomes unavailable.
Release of Liability: By entering the Contest, entrant agrees to hold Sponsor, its parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, franchisees and advertising and Contest agencies and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by participating in the Contest or by acceptance or use of a prize (including any travel or activity-related thereto). Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, delayed, inaccurate, illegible, garbled, stolen or incomplete entries or entries not received for any reason or for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof or for any other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of entries, the announcement of the prizes, the incorrect uploading of any photo or video or in any Contest-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of the Page or any web site. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void. Caution: Any attempt by an individual to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies (including attorneys’ fees) from any such individual to the fullest extent of the law.
By participating, you further agree that: (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Contest, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses.
Governing Law: Except where prohibited by law, all issues concerning the construction, validity and enforcement of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor, shall be constructed and governed by the laws of Puerto Rico, without regard to conflicts of law. Claims may not be resolved through any form of class action. Venue for all suits will be in the Eastern District of Virginia or, if there’s no federal jurisdiction, Fairfax County, Virginia.
Instagram: By participating, you release Instagram and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, employees, directors, agents, advertising agencies, from any and against any and all injury, loss or damage caused or claimed to be caused by your participation in the Contest and/or the acceptance, awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of the prize. Any information you submit online is to the Sponsor, not to Instagram. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram.
Severability: If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.
Winner’s Name: For winner’s name, available after May 26, 2023 email email@example.com.
Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Promotion is Caribe Hilton.