I. GENERAL TERMS
ABOUT THE SERVICE:
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES:
COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARKS:
CHANGES TO THE SITE:
Apolis retains the right to change, alter, suspend, or discontinue the site, or portions of the site, including any links to product or goods sold on the site. Such changes shall be made by Apolis and may happen at any time.
USER CONSENT TO RECEIVE ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION:
By using the site, you consent to receive electronic communication from Apolis via personal information (email addresses) you have submitted on the site. You may opt out of receiving such communication from Apolis by following links included in email notifications, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, AND PRODUCTS PROVIDED ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. Apolis IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTIONS OR INACTIONS OF PRODUCTS FOR SALE ON THE SITE. Apolis IS NOT A TRADITIONAL RETAILER, AND SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACTIONS OR INACTIONS THAT RESULT FROM PURCHASING PRODUCTS FOUND ON, OR PURCHASED THROUGH THE SITE. Apolis HAS NO CONTROL OVER THE QUALITY, SAFETY, OR LEGALITY OF THE ITEMS FEATURED, OR SOLD ON THE SITE. WE DO NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY THIRD PARTY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ACCESSED THROUGH Apolis OR THROUGH A LINK PROVIDED ON THE SITE. Apolis SHALL NOT BE A PARTY IN ANY TRANSACTION THAT YOU MAY ENTER INTO WITH THIRD PARTY SITES ACCESSED THROUGH LINKS ON Apolis.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY / RELEASE
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL Apolis, ITS AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OR EMPLOYEES, OR ITS PARTNERS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, OR DATA, OR FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, HOWEVER ARISING, THAT RESULT FROM (A) THE USE, DISCLOSURE, DISPLAY OR SALE OF YOUR USER CONTENT; (B) YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE INCLUDING ANY PURCHASES YOU MAKE USING THE SITE; (C) ANY OTHER INTERACTIONS WITH Apolis OR ANY OTHER MEMBER OF THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT Apolis HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN IF A REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. AS Apolis DOES NOT CONTROL THIRD PARTY PAYMENT PROCESSING, YOU AGREE THAT YOU BEAR ALL RESPONSIBILITY, AND YOU AGREE TO RELEASE US (AND OUR AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR PARTNERS), CREATORS, OR HOSTS FROM CLAIMS, DEMANDS, AND DAMAGES OF EVERY KIND, NOW AND IN THE FUTURE, ARISING FROM OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED TO USE OF THE SITE.
II. PURCHASE TERMS
APOLIS’ SERVICE (THE SITE):
Through the site, Apolis sells goods directly to you (the customer) through transactions on Apolis, or acts as a platform that facilitates the purchase between you and a third party site linked through Apolis.
Product descriptions, information, availability, and pricing for any product or service on the site is subject to change at any time without notice. We do not guarantee nor do we make any representation regarding the accuracy, completeness of any information on the site, including product descriptions or product images. We make every effort to accurately illustrate and describe the true condition and description of the products and goods sold through the site. However, due to differences in computer screen quality, lighting, or general perception, it is possible the physical goods purchased through the site will look different than how they are represented and described. If you feel goods you have purchased on Apolis have been misrepresented, please contact us at email@example.com.
ORDERS, PAYMENT INFORMATION, AND FEES:
Apolis reserves the right to refuse service (including refusal to fulfill or ship orders placed through the website) at any time, and for any reason. We will contact you through the contact information you provide at time of purchase in the event that we are unable or unwilling to fulfill or ship your orders. By using a credit card to purchase on the site, you are acknowledging and authenticating that the card is valid, and that you are authorized to use the card. If the charge is not authorized or accepted or there are errors in processing, we reserve the full right to cancel your order without any notice and with no further liability to you. We also retain the right to refuse any future use from any credit card or any user, especially under circumstances of suspected or proven fraud or unethical or unlawful use of an account. You card will be charged once you have placed an order. Before you card is charged and before you have confirmed your order, your card will be authorized for the amount on your order. You are solely responsible for paying all fees and taxes associated with goods purchased on our site. If your payment method (i.e. credit card) fails or your account is past due, we retain the right to collect any and all fees owed to Apolis using other collection means in accordance with the law.
Taxes are charged for purchases made on the site, and are based on applicable local, state, or federal tax rates based on the delivery address of the information on your order. It is your responsibility to pay the sales tax in accordance with the local, state, or federal taxes in the local of your shipping address provided.
RETURN AND REFUND POLICY:
Apolis is unable to accept returns or provide refunds for goods purchased on the site and alare final. If you are dissatisfied with your purchase, or feel the product you have purchased on the site has been misrepresented, please contact customer service at firstname.lastname@example.org. Under certain circumstances, mainly, if the goods you received were not what was purchased according to your receipt, Apolis may accept the return or offer a refund.
If you purchased goods on a third party site discovered through a product link located on the Apolis site, any return or refund is based exclusively on the terms outlined in the return or refund policies of those third party sites. Apolis in no way and under no circumstances retains ownership or liability over your purchases, subsequent returns, or refunds made on such third party sites. If you wish to return or request a refund on merchandise purchased through a third party site, you must contact the appropriate representatives at those third party sites. Apolis or its customer support cannot and will not under any circumstance facilitate the return or refund request of goods purchased on third party sites or discovered through links on Apolis.
SHIPPING AND DELIVERY POLICIES:
In general, Apolis works to fulfill orders placed on the site as soon as possible. Your goods will ship according to the delivery lead times as outlined on the product detail page. Many of our products are made-to-order or are shipping from third-party locations. As a result, it is vital that you read the delivery details and timelines associated with the goods purchased on the site. By purchasing the goods on the site, you acknowledge and agree to these shipping timelines as outlined at time of purchase. Apolis in no way guarantees these timelines are accurate, and will not be liable in any cases or under any circumstances, for shipping or production delays to your order. In most cases, you will not be able to expedite shipping on goods purchased through the site. In many cases, there is an additional delivery surcharge for your order, or delivery charges will be billed after the purchase of the goods. If such a delivery surcharge or delayed delivery charge must be made, we shall notify you via the contact information provided at time of purchase. By purchasing goods with delivery surcharge or delayed delivery charge, you are agreeing to these charges even if they are made on a later date.
Apolis is not responsible for damages that occur during shipping. We make every effort to ensure our goods are packaged carefully to minimize risk of damage during shipping. If the goods received are damaged, please refuse delivery (if possible) or contact email@example.com within 36 hours of receipt in order to initiate the return of damaged goods. Apolis will work with the vendor to either replace the goods or offer a refund. All items shall be shipped F.O.B. shipping point and title and risk of loss shall pass to you upon delivery of items to a common carrier.
If you follow product links to third party sites, and purchase goods on third party sites, the shipping and delivery policies of those third party sites shall apply to your transaction. Apolis in no way and under no circumstances retains ownership or liability over your purchases, shipping, and deliveries of goods made on such third party sites. Apolis or its customer support cannot and will not under any circumstance facilitate in shipping and deliveries related to goods purchased on third party sites or discovered through links on Apolis.
DISPUTES PERTAINING TO ORDERS:
If a dispute should arise related to purchase of goods on our site, we will work to resolve the dispute as soon as possible, and in the most cost effective means possible. Before resorting to litigation, we encourage you to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have a complaint against us, or need additional information or support, please contact us at email@example.com. If a dispute should arise related to a purchase of goods made on third party sites discovered through the site, we urge you to contact the customer support on those third party vendor partner websites. Before resorting to litigation, we urge you to contact us to see if we may be able to facilitate a resolution. However, we are in no way and under no circumstances liable for such a dispute between you and a third party vendor, or any harm past, present or future, that results from such a dispute.
III. GIVEAWAY RULES
By submitting an entry to the "Valentine's Getaway" you acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Apolis Holdings LLC, and that you satisfy all eligibility requirements.
The Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to all US residents age 21 or older at time of entry. Employees of Apolis, Conde Nast Traveler, Blue Bottle Coffee, Away, Ace Hotel and The Giving Keys (the “Sponsors”), their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, distributors, merchants involved with this Sweepstakes, and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to enter or win. Sweepstakes governed by United States law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning.
HOW TO ENTER:
PRIZES & APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (“ARV”):
Prize includes a $1,000 airline voucher, 2 Nights at Ace Hotel New Orleans, a $200 Food Voucher, a $150 Ace Online Gift Card a $250 The Giving Keys gift card, a $250 Clare Vivier gift card,a $250 Poketo gift card,a $250 Blue Bottle Coffee gift subscription, a $250 Away gift card gift card and a $250 Apolis Gift Card. Credit expires one year from date of issuance. Shopping credit is not redeemable for cash at any time. Winner has 7 days to respond to notification. If winner is unable or does not respond within 7 days, the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner may be selected from among the remaining eligible entries for that prize. Prizes may not be transferred or assigned except by Sponsor.
Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period.
THE FOLLOWING APPLIES TO THE ABOVE:
Winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received. Random drawing will be conducted on or about February 15, 2017 by a representative from the Sponsor whose decisions are final. Winners will be notified by email and/or mail and at the judges’ discretion, will be required to complete and return an email confirmation of prize acceptance and possibly a Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and a Publicity Release (“Affidavit/Release”) within 7 days of notification, or an alternate winner will be selected. Prize awarded within 30 days after receipt and verification of completed Affidavit/Release or prize notification. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or if Affidavit/Release is returned as undeliverable or if the selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. No substitutions are permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Prize is not redeemable for cash and non-assignable and non-transferable except to a surviving spouse. Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local sales and income taxes. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the sole responsibility of winner. Entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner’s name, prize won, hometown and likeness for online posting and promotional purposes without further compensation, except where prohibited by law. Limit: one prize per household.
Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, and release, defend and hold harmless the Sponsor and its affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation, acceptance and use or misuse of prize. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use or redemption of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
Winner acknowledges the Sponsor and all other businesses concerned with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of prize. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible or incomplete entries; or (ii) error, 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 of any kind, or inaccurate transmission 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 (iii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent judging organization, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify from any sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules and cancel the Sweepstakes if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus, bot or system malfunction unalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winner from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal. Legal Warning: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN individual, whether or not an ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, destroy, tamper or vandalize this WEB SITE OR interfere with the OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS and SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES and diligently pursue all remedies against ANY SUCH individual TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
This Sweepstakes shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of California, USA without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. By participating, entrants agree that any and all disputes arising out of or relating in any way to this Sweepstakes shall be litigated only in courts sitting in Los Angeles, California, USA.
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