Credello Travel Hacks Contest: Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
THESE RULES CONTAIN A WAIVER OF THE RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION AND TO HAVE A JURY TRIAL IN THE EVENT OF A DISPUTE BETWEEN YOU AND SPONSOR (see section 15).
The Credello Travel Hacks Contest (the “Contest”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (and the District of Columbia) who are eighteen (18) or older at the time of entry and the age of majority in their state of residence. Void where prohibited. Employees and directors of iQuanti (“Sponsor”) and its subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, and advertising or promotional agencies or individuals involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of the Contest and the immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or win. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, stepparents, children, stepchildren, siblings, stepsiblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year, whether related or not.
In order to enter the Contest or receive the prize, you must fully comply with the Official Rules. By participating in the Contest, you fully and unconditionally accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of Sponsor as final and binding as it relates to the Contest. You agree that Sponsor shall retain full authority, in its sole discretion, to interpret and administer these Official Rules, and you agree to be bound by all decisions and interpretations made in good faith by Sponsor, or its designee.
Contest begins June 15, 2022 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time and ends on June 30, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (“Contest Entry Period”). Sponsor is the official timekeeper for this Contest.
3. How to Enter
- Share/quote our post on Instagram and/or Twitter along with your best credit card travel hack and tag @credellous and tag at least two friends
- Follow @credellous on Twitter and Instagram
- Multiple entries are allowed by the same contestant with either the same or different social accounts on Instagram & Twitter as long as they post multiple comments and tag the brand in each of them.
Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, or misdirected entries all of which will be ineligible to win a prize. In the event of a dispute as to any entrant, the authorized account holder of the Instagram or Twitter account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. Potential winners of any prize may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder to be awarded the prize.
4. Submission Requirements
All entries will become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged, returned, or cancelled, and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the status of any entry.
Each Contest entry must be the original creation of each entrant and must not contain any pre-existing, third party content. This includes and is not limited to trademarks, brands, logos, images, visual effects and/or images that are not the property of the entrant. Each entry must be unique and not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights of any person or entity.
Entries that include offensive content, commercial content that promotes anything other than the products or services offered by the Sponsors or have been published prior to or during the Contest Period will be disqualified at any point during the Contest Period at the sole discretion of the Sponsors. The Sponsors reserve the right to remove and/or report any inappropriate images for any reason.
Contest entries must not contain content: where any persons are depicted to have taken excessive risks; that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, violent, hateful, tortuous, defamatory, slanderous or libelous; that promotes racism or hatred against any group or individual or that promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; or that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in the state or province where the photo was captured, produced or edited, as well as the laws and regulations of the U.S.
In addition, all Submissions must comply with the following requirements: (i) the Submission may not contain, mention, refer or otherwise allude to any material that is violent, lewd, obscene, sexually explicit, pornographic, disparaging, defamatory, libelous, racially or morally offensive or otherwise contain inappropriate content or objectionable material, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion; (ii) the Submission cannot promote alcohol, illegal drugs or tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any political agenda or message, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion; (iii) the Submission cannot in any manner defame, misrepresent, contain disparaging remarks or reflect negatively about Sponsor, its products, or other people, products or companies or their products, or in any way reflect negatively upon such parties or explicitly or implicitly communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill with which Sponsor wishes to be associated, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion; (iv) the Submission cannot contain any personal identification of any person except for you, such as personal names, email addresses or street addresses; (v) the Submission cannot itself be in violation of any law; and (vi) the Submission must otherwise be in compliance with these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Submission that Sponsor believes, in its sole discretion, does not comply with or is in violation of these Official Rules or that otherwise contains prohibited or inappropriate content.
5. Grant of Rights
Entering this Contest constitutes your full agreement to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display the Submission in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including without limitation by using the Submission for promotional or marketing purposes or using it in connection with Sponsor’s social media accounts. You also grant a waiver and full release relating to the Submission, including without limitation waiving your rights of publicity or privacy. If requested, you hereby agree to sign any documents that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the Submission and all components thereof. By entering, you warrant and represent that you are the sole and exclusive owner of the Submission and all components thereof and that the same will not infringe on any rights of any third parties, and you further agree that your Submission and all components thereof conforms to these Official Rules.
6. Representations and Warranties/Indemnification
Each person who enters a Submission represents and warrants as follows: (i) you have obtained any and all necessary permissions required to submit the Submission and for Sponsor’s right to use the Submission for any purpose; (ii) the Submission is owned by you and has not been previously published, distributed or otherwise exploited; (iii) the Submission is wholly original by you and, as of the date of submission, the Submission is not the subject of any actual or threatened litigation or claim; (iv) the Submission does not and will not violate or infringe upon the intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or entity, including, but not limited to, rights of privacy and publicity; and (v) the Submission does not and will not violate any applicable laws, and is not and will not be considered defamatory or libelous. You hereby agree to indemnify and hold Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors harmless from and against any and all third party claims, actions or proceedings of any kind and from any and all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses relating to or arising out of any breach or alleged breach of any of the warranties, representations or agreements of entrant hereunder.
7. Winner Determination
After the end of the Contest Entry Period, a panel of qualified judges (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) will select the best Submission, based on the following criteria:
- Uniqueness and helpfulness of the hack or tip shared
- Creativity of the applicant
- Clarity of content
In the event of any tie, the entrant whose Submission received the highest score in the “uniqueness and helpfulness” category from among the tied Submissions, as determined by the qualified judges in their sole discretion, will be selected as the potential prize winner.
8. Winner Notification
ON OR ABOUT June 21, 2022, SPONSOR WILL ANNOUNCE THE POTENTIAL WINNER WITH A POST ON THE CREDELLO INSTAGRAM PAGE @CREDELLOUS AND THE TWITTER PAGE @CREDELLOUS. WINNERS WILL BE CONTACTED ON MORE DETAILS VIA DIRECT MESSAGE ON INSTAGRAM OR TWITTER (“INITIAL NOTIFICATION”). POTENTIAL WINNER WILL BE REQUIRED TO RESPOND WITHIN FIVE (5) DAYS OF WHEN SUCH INITIAL NOTIFICATION WAS SENT VIA DIRECT MESSAGE and may (at Sponsor’s discretion) be required to provide email address, complete, sign, and return to Sponsor an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within seven (7) days of receipt of such documents from Sponsor before accepting the prize. Failure by the potential winner to respond to the initial verification within five (5) days of initial notification or failure to provide email address or return the documents prior to the deadline may result in disqualification, any prize won may be forfeited, and Sponsor may select an alternate winner from the remaining eligible entries. Potential winners must follow the initial prize claim instructions and any subsequent claim instructions, or the prize will be forfeited in its entirety. Sponsor shall have no liability for a potential winner’s failure to receive notices due to winners’ spam, junk e-mail voicemail malfunction or other security settings or for potential winners’ provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information.
9. Verification of Potential Winners
In the event a potential winner (a) cannot be reached for whatever reason or the potential winner initial notification or prize is returned as undeliverable; (b) declines or cannot accept, receive or use the prize for any reason; (c) is found to be ineligible to enter the Contest or receive the prize, or (d) cannot or does not comply with the Official Rules, an alternate potential winner may be selected, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, from among the other eligible entries received.
Two (2) prizes will be awarded. The winner will receive a $100 voucher for Airbnb in their email.
Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any listed prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason.
The prizes are not transferable. No substitution or cash redemption of any prize, or any portion thereof, is allowed, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for the inability of the potential winner to accept the prize or any portion thereof for any reason. Any difference in the stated ARV and the actual value of the prize will not be awarded. The winner is solely responsible for all unspecified costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use. PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS IS” WITH NO REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE OF ANY KIND BY SPONSOR, AND EXCLUDE ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARISING BY OPERATION OF LAW OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
Each winner is responsible for all applicable local, state and federal taxes. As required by applicable law, Sponsor will issue winners of prizes an IRS 1099 Tax Form, and winner agrees to fully cooperate in complying with applicable governmental reporting requirements. If requested by Sponsor, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign, and return to Sponsor an IRS Form W-9 prior to receiving the prize. Failure to complete, sign and return a W-9 will result in the winner being disqualified, and in such case Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, select an alternate winner in a random drawing from remaining eligible entries. Winner is solely responsible for determining and satisfying any tax liability resulting from any prizes. Sponsor has made no representations, or offered any advice or opinion, concerning the tax consequences of any prize awarded.
11. Hold Harmless/Release
BY PARTICIPATING, YOU AGREE TO HOLD HARMLESS THE SPONSOR AND ITS RESPECTIVE PARENT, SUBSIDIARY, AND AFFILIATED COMPANIES, THE CONTEST JUDGES, AND ANY OTHER PERSON AND ORGANIZATION RESPONSIBLE FOR SPONSORING, FULFILLING, ADMINISTERING, ADVERTISING OR PROMOTING THE CONTEST, AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PAST AND PRESENT OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER, AND WAIVE AND RELEASE THE RELEASED PARTIES FROM ANY AND ALL CAUSES OF ACTION, FOR ANY CLAIMS, EXPENSES, INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CLAIMS, COSTS, INJURIES, LOSSES AND DAMAGES RELATED TO PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, DAMAGE TO OR DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, RIGHTS OF PUBLICITY OR PRIVACY, DEFAMATION OR PORTRAYAL IN A FALSE LIGHT, WHETHER INTENTIONAL OR UNINTENTIONAL) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, OR USE/MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE, PARTICIPATION IN ANY CONTEST-RELATED ACTIVITY, OR PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST, WHETHER UNDER A THEORY OF CONTRACT, TORTS (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE), WARRANTY, OR ANY OTHER THEORY OR CAUSE OF ACTION.
Except where prohibited or restricted by law, each winner’s acceptance of a prize constitutes such winner’s agreement and consent for Sponsor and any of its designees to use and/or publish winner’s full name, city and state of residence, photographs or other likenesses, pictures, portraits, video, voice, testimonials, biographical information (in whole or in part), and/or statements made by winner regarding the Contest or Sponsor, worldwide and in perpetuity for any and all purposes, including, but not limited to, advertising, trade and/or promotion purposes on behalf of Sponsor, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised, including, but not limited to, print, TV, radio, electronic, cable, or World Wide Web, without further limitation, restriction, compensation, notice, review, or approval.
13. General Conditions
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the registration process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. To the extent an attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of law, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek proper remedies. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
14. Limitations of Liability
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by you, printing errors, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (b) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (c) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; (d) technical or human error in the administration of the Contest or the processing of registrations; or (e) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s registration is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Contest. No more than the stated number of each prize will be awarded.
15. Disputes—including WAIVER OF CLASS ACTION AND RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL
To the fullest extent permitted by law, by participating in the Contest, you understand and agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (b) YOU AND SPONSOR WAIVE THE RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY WITH RESPECT ANY CLAIM BETWEEN THE PARTIES TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW; (c) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate New Jersey State Court located in Hudson County, New Jersey; (d) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (d) under no circumstances, to the extent permitted by applicable law, will you be permitted to obtain awards for, and you hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR THE AFOREMENTIONED DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of you and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New Jersey, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New Jersey or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New Jersey.
16. Entrant’s Personal Information
17. Contest Results
For Contest results write to [email protected] with the subject line stating: “Winner’s List – Credello Travel Hacks Contest”. Requests for the winner list must be received by within 30 days of the end of the Contest Entry Period.