Qatar Airways “India on the Map” Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
Terms and conditions
This Qatar Airways “India on the Map” Sweepstakes (this “Sweepstakes) is open to legal residents of the United States who are of legal age in their state of residence prior to the beginning of the Promotion Period described in Section 3 below, and have not been a winner in any Qatar Airways or Yoga Works, Inc. prior promotion. Shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents of Qatar Airways or Yoga Works, Inc. and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and the advertising and promotion agencies and any other entity involved in the development or administration of this Sweepstakes, and each of their immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes.
Participants in this Sweepstakes agree to, and must, comply with these Official Rules. All interpretations of these Official Rules by Qatar Airways are final.
This Sweepstakes begins on August 22, 2018 at 12:01 a.m., Eastern time (“ET”) and ends on September 12, 2018 at 11:59 a.m. ET (“Promotion Period”). Qatar Airways’ clock determines time.
No purchase is necessary to enter or win. To enter, during the Promotion Period visit https://www.qatarairways.com/en-us/offers/goa-yoga-sweepstakes.html and follow the instructions to complete and submit the entry form
a. Two (2) winners will be selected on or about September 13, 2018 by random drawing from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries timely received.
b. The potential winners will be sent a notification by September 15, 2018 using the email address provided on their entry forms. The potential winners must respond to the notification within three (3) business days from the date of the email. The potential winners timely responding to the notification will be emailed instructions relative to the prize redemption process.
c. If a potential winner does not meet the eligibility requirements or does not timely respond to the notification, Qatar Airways reserves the right to award the prize to another randomly selected winner.
d. The decisions of Qatar Airways are final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.
Each of the two winners selected by random drawing will receive one (1) Qatar Airways Economy class ticket from the USA to Goa, India, and a yoga experience package in Goa, India. The total approximate value of the flight tickets and yoga experience prize is up to $12,000 (or $6,000 per winner). The breakdown of each prize component follows:
a. The airfare prize component is provided by Qatar Airways. Each winner will receive one (1) economy class roundtrip ticket between the eligible Qatar Airways gateway in the United States of America nearest his or her residence and Goa (airport code: GOI) in India. The eligible Qatar Airways gateways in the United States at the time of the India on the Map Sweepstakes are: Boston Logan International Airport (airport code: BOS), Philadelphia International Airport (airport code: PHL), JFK International Airport (airport code: JFK), Los Angeles International Airport (airport code: LAX), Miami International Airport (airport code: MIA), Chicago O’Hare International Airport (airport code: ORD), Washington Dulles International Airport (airport code: IAD), Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (airport code: DFW), George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston (airport code: IAH), and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (airport code: ATL). Approximate prize value for each ticket can be up to $3,500, depending on the travel dates and winner’s departure airport. Tickets must be issued between September 14, 2018 and October 13, 2018. Departure date must be comprised between November 7, 2018 and November 13, 2018. Return date must be between November 21, 2018 and December 2, 2018. Tickets must be issued at least 30 days in advance of the planned departure date. Ticket must be issued in the winner’s name. Tickets are not transferrable, cashable, changeable or refundable. Seats are capacity controlled and may not be available on all flights and days. Specifically, the economy class prize tickets must be booked in W, O, T, Q, or N booking codes. Tickets are valid on Qatar Airways operated flights only. If Qatar Airways stops operating to a Goa and/or if Qatar Airways stops operating from a certain USA gateway before the ticket has been issued, the winner must change the itinerary accordingly. If Qatar Airways stops operating to Goa and/or if Qatar Airways stops operating from a certain USA gateway after a ticket has been issued, an alternative on Qatar Airways will be offered, if possible. Winner is responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents, passports, visas, medical documents, and for meeting all health and insurance requirements. Frequent Flyer Mileage accrual is not permitted. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees such as, but not limited to, airport taxes, the September 11 Security Fee, etc… Others terms and conditions may apply. Also subject to these Official Rules.
b. The yoga experience component in Goa, India, is provided by Yoga Works, Inc. and International Yoga LLC. The yoga experience prize starts on November 14, 2018 and ends on November 21, 2018. The yoga experience prize is not transferrable, cashable, changeable or refundable. The approximate value of the yoga experience prize is $2,500 per winner. Specifically, the yoga experience prize details for each winner are:
-7 nights’ accommodations (first night November 14, 2018; last night November 21, 2018) in Goa, India at a yoga retreat, which is situated in proximity to Morjim Beach.
-Cultural excursions and activities
-Breakfast, lunch, and dinner (3 meals a day)
-Private airport transfer to/from Goa (airport code: GOI) Airport
-Yoga mats, blocks, straps at blankets
c. Any cost or expense related to the prize trip and yoga experience not specifically referred to in the prize descriptions above, such as but not limited to ground transportation between winner’s residence and the departure airport, travel insurance and gratuities are not included.
a. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law.
b. Internet entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
c. a. Qatar Airways reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or the Qatar Airways website; violates the Official Rules, or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, QATAR AIRWAYS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Qatar Airways and its agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to participate or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Sweepstakes. Qatar Airways reserves the right to modify or cancel the Sweepstakes if it becomes technically corrupted. In such event, Qatar Airways would award prizes by random drawing from eligible entries received prior to cancellation.
d. Each potential winner will be required to sign and return via overnight UPS and/or email, the Affidavit of Eligibility (“Affidavit”) and the Liability Release and, except where prohibited, Publicity Release (“Release”) forms provided by Qatar Airways, within five (5) days of receipt in order to receive a prize. If a potential winner fails to return the Affidavit and the Release within five (5) days or if a winner is deemed to be ineligible, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected from among all eligible entries timely received, if time permits. If a potential winner is not reachable at the e-mail or mail address provided to Qatar Airways and a forwarding address is not provided or if a Notification is returned as undeliverable, then the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected.
e. All prizes are provided “as is” and without any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied in fact or in law, and any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. No cash redemption or prize substitutions are allowed. Qatar Airways reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value in the discretion of Qatar Airways. Qatar Airways Yoga Works, Inc. and International Yoga LLC. shall have no responsibility or obligation to a winner who is ineligible for a prize, or is unable to or who does not accept or utilize a prize, for any reason. The winner is responsible for any and all taxes, fees, security and passenger facility charges applicable to the prize, which may not be issued without payment for taxes and fees.
f. All travel arrangements must be booked through Qatar Airways, Yoga Works, Inc. and/or and International Yoga LLC. in compliance with instructions given to the winners. Winners are responsible for the cost of visa(s), passport(s), and transportation to and from the specified departure airport, and/or lodging expenses, meals, and other travel expenses unless stated otherwise. Prizes are non-extendable, non-transferable and non-cashable.
Subject to applicable law, each winner irrevocably grants Qatar Airways and Yoga Works, Inc the right to use the winner’s name, voice, photograph and/or biographical data for advertising, promotional and/or publicity purposes, worldwide in perpetuity, in all forms of media, including Social media, the Qatar Airways’ website, and Yoga Works, Inc ‘s websites, without any obligation or consideration except for the awarding of the prize to the winner.
By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that Qatar Airways, Yoga Works, Inc., International Yoga LLC and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and media including social media (“Sweepstakes Entities”), and their respective shareholders, members, directors, officers, employees, and agents, will have no liability whatsoever for and are released and held harmless from any injury, loss or damages of any kind to persons, including death, personal injury, or property damage, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the acceptance, possession, use, non-use or misuse of a prize or participation in this Sweepstakes or participation in any Sweepstakes or prize-related activity. Winner assumes all liability for participation in all aspects of the prize, and agrees to execute additional liability waivers or other agreements as required in connection with the yoga experience.
Except as otherwise expressly set out in these Terms and Conditions, THE SWEEPSTAKES entities, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SHAREHOLDERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, and agents shall not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of their respective obligations that are caused by events outside of their reasonable control. NONE OF Qatar Airways, YOGA WORKS, INC. OR INTERNATIONAL YOGA LLC SHALL BE responsible if the SWEEPSTAKES terminates or any Prize cannot be used or redeemed due to acts of God, war, terrorism, explosions, fires, floods or other natural calamities, bad weather, strikes, riot, civil disruption, internet failures, or other acts of God or the winner, or for any other occurrences which are outside of Qatar Airways’ reasonable control.
If this Sweepstakes cannot be administered as contemplated for any reason, Qatar Airways reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes, winner selection, or prizes without prior notice.
This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. All issues and questions concerning this Sweepstakes will be governed by the laws of the State of New York, without regard to conflict of law provisions, and any dispute arising from or relating to the conduct of this Sweepstakes shall be determined by binding arbitration in New York, New York by and under the American Arbitration Association Rules for consumer-related disputes and judgments and the award by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction in the State of New York.
The invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall in no way affect the validity, legality, or enforceability of any other provision hereof. Any invalid, illegal, or unenforceable provision shall be deemed severed from these Official Rules and the balance of these Official Rules shall be construed and enforced as if these Official Rules did not contain such invalid, illegal, or unenforceable provision.
Unless stated otherwise, winners are responsible for all applicable taxes in connection with their prize, including all federal, state and local taxes and the reporting consequences thereof. Qatar Airways will comply with all Internal Revenue Service and other government reporting obligation. Winners must provide tax and personal information as a condition of being awarded a prize.
To obtain a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope after September 14, 2018 but before October 30, 2018 to Qatar Airways, Empire State Building, 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 7630, New York, New York 10018. Attention: Sweepstakes.
This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Qatar Airways, Q.C.S.C. PO Box 22550, Doha, Qatar, having its United States headquarters in the Empire State Building, 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 7630, New York, New York 10018.