THE AFRICA CHANNEL/DEMAND AFRICA
CAPE TOWN UNCORKED SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL RULES

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY/RELEASE OF LIABILITY/PRIZE ACCEPTANCE AGREEMENT WILL BE REQUIRED.

BY ENTERING THE AFRICA CHANNEL/DEMAND AFRICA CAPE TOWN UNCORKED SWEEPSTAKES (THE “PROMOTION”), YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A CONTRACT, SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING. WITHOUT LIMITATION, THESE OFFICIAL RULES INCLUDES INDEMNITIES FROM YOU IN FAVOR OF THE SPONSOR AND THE PROMOTION ENTITIES (EACH AS DEFINED IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES) AND OTHER THIRD PARTIES, AND A LIMITATION OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.

THE PROMOTION IS OPEN ONLY TO PERMANENT, LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (THE PROMOTION IS VOID IN PUERTO RICO, ALL U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS, ALL OVERSEAS MILITARY INSTALLATIONS AND WHEREVER ELSE PROHIBITED BY LAW) WHO ARE AT LEAST TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE AS OF THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE PROMOTION PERIOD (AS DEFINED BELOW).

THE PROMOTION IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH, FACEBOOK, INC., TWITTER, INC., PINTEREST, INC. OR INSTAGRAM, INC.

 

  • PROMOTION PERIOD

 

The Africa Channel/Demand Africa CAPE TOWN UNCORKED SWEEPSTAKES (the “Promotion”) begins on November 23, 2018 at 12:00:01 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on December 31, 2018 at 11:59:59 p.m. (PT) (the “Promotion Period”).  Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for the Promotion. At the end of the Promotion, one (1) potential Grand Prize winner will be selected from all eligible entries collected during the Promotion Period.

 

  • ELIGIBILITY

 

The Promotion is open only to permanent, legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (the Promotion is void in Puerto Rico, all U.S. territories and possessions, all overseas military installations and wherever else prohibited by law). In addition, the Grand Prize winner (and their traveling companion) must have a valid U.S. passport for international travel.  Employees of The Africa Channel, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and each of Sponsor’s parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and prize providers (“Promotion Entities”), and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each, whether related or not, are not eligible to enter or win. Sponsor reserves the right to verify the eligibility of winners.

 

  • HOW TO ENTER

 

During the Promotion Period, you may enter the Promotion by visiting one of the Sponsor’s websites (www.theafricachannel.com/sweepstakes or www.demandafrica.com/sweepstakes) (collectively, the “Websites”) and completing the online entry form.  You will be required to provide your email address, full name, zip code, phone number, and birthday and by entering you acknowledge and agree to abide by these Official Rules. All entries submitted must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. PT on December 31, 2018 (i.e., by the end of the Promotion Period).  Limit one (1) entry per eligible person, per email address. Entries received from any person, email address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means and entries by any means or practices which subvert the entry process are void. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the submitted eligible entry form will be deemed to be the entrant. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. By participating in the Promotion, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, including the interpretation of these Official Rules and its exercise of discretion, which will be final and binding in all respects. Entries that are submitted in excess of the stated limitation, incomplete, illegible, garbled, delayed, corrupted, damaged, destroyed, forged, false, lost, late or misdirected, deceptive or otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules will be void, at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. For the purposes of this Promotion, an on-line entry is “received” when the applicable Website’s servers record the entry information. Proof of sending (such as an automated computer receipt confirming entry or “thanks for entering” message) does not constitute proof of actual receipt of an entry for purposes of this Promotion. Illegible and/or incomplete entries and entries submitted by entrants who do not meet the eligibility requirements (including all requirements with respect to age and residence) are void. Those who do not follow all of the instructions, provide the required information in their entry form, or abide by these Official Rules or other instructions of Sponsor may be disqualified and all associated entries will be void.

 

  • SELECTION OF WINNER

 

One (1) potential winner of the Grand Prize will be selected in a random drawing held on or about Tuesday, January 8, 2019, from all eligible entries received by Sponsor.  Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.  Such random drawing will be conducted by Sponsor and Sponsor will have complete discretion over interpretation of the Official Rules, of administration of the Promotion, and of selection of the winners. Decisions of the Sponsor as to the selection of the potential winner will be final. All eligible entries received during the entire Promotion Period will be included in the Grand Prize drawing.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.

The potential Grand Prize winner will be notified by phone, text message and/or email, according to the method of verification specified in the potential Grand Prize winner’s entry form.  IT IS THE ENTRANT’S SOLE RESPONSIBILITY TO ASSURE THAT HIS/HER PRIVACY SETTINGS ARE CONFIGURED SO AS TO ACCEPT SUCH PHONE, TEXT MESSAGE AND/OR EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS (AS APPLICABLE).

For the potential Grand Prize winner, response is required to such notification within seventy-two (72) hours from the time of first notification (i.e., phone or text message and/or email transmission). Such response must include additional contact information for immediate prize acceptance and coordination.  Potential Grand Prize winners will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability, Prize Acceptance Form and, if legally permissible, a Publicity Release within one (1) day of first notification confirmation. Potential Grand Prize winner agrees that an electronic signature shall have the same legal force and effect as signing these documents by hand.  In the event any potential Grand Prize winner cannot be contacted, fails to comply with these time periods, or his/her prize notification or required documents are returned as undeliverable, or he/she is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may choose an alternate potential Grand Prize winner in the manner set forth above, time permitting.

Odds of winning a prize will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received for the applicable drawing.

 

  • GRAND  PRIZE/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE

 

There will be one (1) Grand Prize winner awarded following the conclusion of the Promotion Period.  The Grand Prize winner, upon confirmation of eligibility, will receive: (i) Roundtrip economy class airfare for two, in the form of a travel voucher and/or travel credit from South African Airways, departing from either (a) Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.; or (b) John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, New York, to Cape Town International Airport (and returning to either Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C. or John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, New York); (ii) a  seven (7) night stay at the Radisson Red Hotel, in the V&A Waterfront area in Cape Town, South Africa; and (iii) a gift card/debit card from Sponsor in the amount of Five Hundred Dollars ($500), in each case for travel within a year from the date the Grand Prize is awarded.

In addition, the Grand Prize winner will be invited to make a guest appearance on the television program “Expresso,” South Africa’s favorite breakfast show and taped in Cape Town, where the Grand Prize winner will receive a VIP backstage tour, and tickets for two (2) to visit the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art in Cape Town.

The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) for the Grand Prize is Four Thousand Nine Hundred Ninety-Eight U.S. Dollars (USD $4,998.00). If the actual value of the prize is less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded. The Released Parties shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carriers, hotels, venue operators, transportation companies, prize providers or any other persons providing any prize-related services or accommodations.

All prize-related travel and accommodations must be booked by the Grand Prize winner within such time periods as may be prescribed by South African Airways or the Radisson Red Hotel, as applicable.  Any and all travel vouchers, travel credits, and accommodations included as part of the Grand Prize are valid for travel within twelve (12) months from the date the Grand Prize is awarded. Accommodations include one room (double occupancy).  Redeemed travel and accommodations are subject to availability. Airline seats may not be available on all flights, and hotel rooms may not be available at all times. Blackout dates may apply (including, without limitation, Thanksgiving and Christmas), and travel may be capacity controlled.  Travel vouchers may be redeemed only in accordance with restrictions identified on or in connection with the applicable voucher. Travel vouchers are not redeemable for cash and have no cash value, and are non-transferable, non-endorsable, non-refundable and non-reroutable. If the Grand Prize winner elects not to accept any tickets, gift card and/or debit card included as part of the Grand Prize winner’s award, the Grand Prize winner will not receive the cash value of the tickets, gift card or debit card and no additional compensation will be awarded in lieu thereof.  Use of such tickets, gift card and/or debit card prize subject to terms and conditions of use (including expiration) as published or indicated thereon. Change and cancellation restrictions and fees may apply to travel and accommodations reservations. Additional prize award details to be provided to the winner at the time of notification.

The Grand Prize winner’s companion must be eighteen (18) years old as of the date of departure and must travel on the same itinerary as the winner. The Grand Prize winner’s companion must also execute liability/publicity releases prior to travel. The Grand Prize winner and companion are solely responsible for obtaining documents necessary for their respective international travel (i.e. passport/visa). Restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply.

All expenses associated with Grand Prize acceptance and use not specifically mentioned herein as being provided, including, but not limited to: travel to/from Dulles International Airport or John F. Kennedy International Airport (as applicable), all federal, state and local taxes, luggage fees, hotel taxes, additional ground transportation at the Grand Prize winner’s destination(s), travel insurance, room service, bag check fees, parking fees, laundry service, food, merchandise, souvenirs, telephone calls, tips, gratuities and service charges are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Unclaimed and/or unused prize/prize component will be forfeited by prize winner and will remain the property of Sponsor. Prizes are non-transferable, non-assignable and have no cash value. No prize substitution or cash redemption allowed by prize winner.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize or any element thereof for a prize or element of equal or greater value. All income taxes are the sole responsibility of winner. The Grand Prize winner must note that the value of the accepted prize is taxable as income and an IRS Form 1099 will be filed in the name of the Winner for the value of the prize. In no case will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded. No portion of prize may be sold, bartered or exchanged by prize winner. If awarded, prizes will be awarded without any warranty from Sponsor of any kind.  Limit one prize per person/family/account-holder.

Acceptance of any prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use winner’s name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade in connection with the Promotion, in any and all media now known or hereafter developed, worldwide, in perpetuity, without further compensation, including on a winners’ list, unless prohibited by law.

 

  • GENERAL RULES

 

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.  By entering the Promotion, each entrant agrees: (i) to be bound by these Official Rules and by all applicable laws and decisions of Sponsor which shall be binding and final; (ii) to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with respect to these Official Rules; (iii) to waive all of his/her rights to bring any claim, action, or proceeding against any of the Promotion Entities in connection with the Promotion; and (iv) to forever and irrevocably release, defend, indemnify, and hold harmless each of the Promotion Entities (including, without limitation, South African Airways and the Radisson Red Hotel), Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively the “Releasees”), from any liability (including, but not limited to, liability for defamation, libel, slander, invasion of privacy, right of publicity or infringement or violation of any intellectual property or other rights, any property loss, damage, personal injury, bodily injury, death, expense, accident, delay, inconvenience or irregularity, and any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive or exemplary damages of any kind even if the Releasees have been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages), costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable outside attorneys’ fees) that may arise in connection with: (a) the Promotion, including, but not limited to, any Promotion-related activity or element thereof, and the entrant’s entry, participation or inability to participate in the Promotion; (b) the violation of any third party privacy, personal, publicity or proprietary rights; (c) typographical errors in these Official Rules or any promotional materials relating to the Promotion; (d) acceptance, possession, defects in, delivery of, use, misuse or inability to use any prize (or any component thereof); (e) any change in the prizing (or any components thereof) due to unavailability or due to reasons beyond Sponsor’s control; (f) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of the Promotion Entities, or any of their agents or employees; (g) lost, late, stolen, misdirected, damaged or destroyed prizing (or any element thereof); or (h) the collection, use and/or sharing of entrant’s personally identifiable information by Sponsor or its designees. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in the Promotion or use or redemption of any prize. All prizes are provided as-is without warranty of any kind.  Entrants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Releasees from and against any and all liability and damages. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Promotion materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. Promotion Entities are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of the prize winners.

NOTICE TO ENTRANTS: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Releasees are not responsible for faulty, incorrect or mistranscribed electronic transmissions, incorrect announcements of any kind, technical hardware or software failures of any kind including any injury or damage to any person’s mobile device or computer related to or resulting from participating in or experiencing any materials in connection with the Promotion, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer or phone transmission that may limit a user’s ability to participate in the Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Promotion if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the Promotion; or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration or security of the Promotion as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor may make the prizes available to be won in a manner determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion to be fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules. Proof of submitting entries will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Any entries which are suspected of being fraudulent (including those using robotic, automatic, programmed or similar methods of participation) will be disqualified, based on determinations made solely by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected or if the account holder fails to comply with any requirement of participation as stated herein or with any provision in these Official Rules. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

 

  • PRIVACY POLICY

 

All information collected by Sponsor in connection with the Promotion entries will be subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy available at http://www.demandafrica.com/privacy-policy or http://www.theafricachannel.com/privacy-policy.

 

  • WINNERS’ LIST

 

For the first name, last initial and state of prize winners, send an email with Subject Line: “THE AFRICA CHANNEL/DEMAND AFRICA CAPE TOWN UNCORKED SWEEPSTAKES” to WinnersList@demandafrica.com or to WinnersList@theafricachannel.com. Requests must be received by 5:00:00 p.m. PT, Friday, February 8, 2019.

 

  • DISPUTES

 

The Promotion, including the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to choice of law or conflict of law principles, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California.  Any dispute, claim or cause of action arising out of or connected in any way with the Promotion or the award of prizes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and brought exclusively in a federal or state court in Los Angeles County, California. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Promotion, but in no event attorneys’ fees, and under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages (other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, if any), and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.

 

  • NO INJUNCTIVE RELIEF

 

EACH ENTRANT UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT HE/SHE SHALL HAVE NO RIGHT TO ENJOIN OR RESTRAIN THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, DISTRIBUTION OR EXPLOITATION OF THE PROMOTION OR ANY OTHER PRODUCTION OR PROJECT OF SPONSOR, ITS LICENSORS OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES.

Sponsored by The Africa Channel, Inc., 5200 Lankershim Boulevard, Suite 750, North Hollywood, California 91601. The Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter or Instagram.