Seaport District Sweepstakes

Official Rules

1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  Seaport District Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is sponsored by Seaport Management Development Company, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Seaport”). There may be more than winner. The Sweepstakes prize or prizes will be given away, subject to the execution and delivery of an Assignment, Waiver and Release Agreement by the winners.

2. The geographic scope of the Contest is the contiguous United States of America.

3. The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws.  Void where prohibited.  Seaport shall be entitled to interpret these Official Rules as needed — including, but not limited, to rules regarding entries, selection of winners, deadlines, restrictions on prizes, and eligibility — and all of its decisions are final.  By entering, entrants agree to these Official Rules.  Limit one (1) entry per person and per email address.

4. The Sweepstakes begins at the time the applicable Food Lab ticket giveaway Instagram post is uploaded to the Instagram handle @seaportdistrict.nyc and ends within 48 hours of the posting time and date. Seaport’s computer network server is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.

5. The participants understand that they are providing their information to Seaport. The information you provide will only be used for administration of the Sweepstakes and as otherwise set forth in these Official Rules. Any questions that entrants may have about this Sweepstakes must be directed to Seaport.

ELIGIBILITY

6. All entrants must be at least twenty-one (21) years old or older, and a legal resident of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States or the District of Columbia at the time of entry and at the time of prize receipt.

7. Employees of Seaport and its subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, vendors and representatives, and the members of their immediate families (defined as spouse, parents, siblings or children) and households (whether or not related), are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes. 

PRIZES AND RULES

8. Sweepstakes Prize: Sweepstakes Prize consists of 2 free tickets to ONE of the following dinner nights at Seaport Food Lab 2018:

Nancy Silverton (September 11, 2018), Angie Mar (September 18, 2018), Erika Nakamura & Jocelyn Guest (September 25, 2018), Rosio Sanchez (October 2, 2018), Camille Cogswell & Caitlin McMillan (October 9, 2018) or Ashley Christensen (October 16, 2018) at Seaport District, NYC

9. The odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.  Seaport may choose, in its sole discretion, not to award any Sweepstakes Prizes at any time for any reason.

10. The Seaport, at its sole discretion, may disqualify any of the Entrants for violation of any of these Official Rules.

GENERAL SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE RESTRICTIONS

11. The winner is solely responsible for making all transportation arrangements, and is solely responsible for all transportation.

12. The Giveaway Prize must be used in accordance with stated redemption deadlines set forth above in prize description.  No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any air or ground transportation. 

13. Each winner assumes sole responsibility for all expenses and incidental costs associated with the Sweepstakes Prizes not explicitly outlined above, including without limitation, all federal, state and local taxes (if any), any and all other taxes, passport expenses, fees, passenger tariffs or duties, airline or airport fees, security fees, baggage charges, service charges or facility charges, surcharges on a prize, upgrades, meals, beverages, tips, gratuities, parking, sightseeing, souvenirs, trip or travel insurance, all lodging and transportation expenses not expressly included above, and incidentals.  All details regarding the Sweepstakes Prizes shall be at Seaport’s sole discretion. Any Sweepstakes Prize is not redeemable for cash and may not be sold, bartered or auctioned.  The Sweepstakes Prizes may not be transferred or substituted except that Seaport in its discretion may substitute any Sweepstakes Prize, or portion thereof, with a prize or portion of equal or greater value if it deems necessary. 

14. Any portion of the Sweepstakes Prizes not used by the winner is forfeited and no cash substitute will be offered or permitted.  Sweepstakes Prizes offered are provided "as is."

ADDITIONAL CONTEST PRIZE RESTRICTIONS

15. The following additional restrictions apply to the Sweepstakes Prize.

16. A Sweepstakes Prize will not be awarded until the winner provides Seaport with proof of eligibility; identity information; and a properly executed assignment, waiver and release document.  If a winner fails to provide such information and documents or is unwilling to, unable to, or elects not to, the Sweepstakes Prize will be deemed unclaimed and forfeited.

TO ENTER

17. Seaport Food Lab ticket giveaways will be conducted via Instagram from the Instagram handle @seaportdistrict.nyc. To enter, “like” the Seaport Food Lab giveaway post for the dinner of your choosing and comment with your Instagram handle and the Instagram handle of a friend.

18. Limit one (1) entry per person.  Additional entries received from any such person thereafter will be void.  Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed, script, macro, or any other automated means or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, contest-entry services) are prohibited and will void all entries submitted by that entrant.

19. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a winner, the winning entry or entries will be deemed made by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the account [email address][telephone number]used at time of entry.

20. Entrants who fail to provide the required information will not be eligible to win and will not be notified by Seaport.  Seaport is not responsible for, and entrants assume all risk of, entries that are lost, misdirected, mutilated, garbled, distorted, truncated, incomplete, not legible, if they contain errors or if for any reason they are not received by Seaport prior to the stated deadline, and all such entries are void. 

DRAWINGS TO DETERMINE WINNERS

21. Sweepstakes Prize Drawing:   On future dates to be determined by Seaport in its sole discretion, Seaport or its designee will randomly choose one (1) name from all timely entries received.  Subject to verification of eligibility, the person whose name is so drawn will be declared the Sweepstakes Prize winner for that week’s drawing.

NOTIFICATION & VERIFICATION OF WINNERS

22. The winners will be notified via Instagram DM within 48 hours of the posting time in accordance with the information supplied upon entry. Each winner has twenty-four (24) hours to redeem his/her Sweepstakes Prize. Each Winner will be asked to execute an affidavit or declaration of eligibility, assignment, waiver, and release document, and return these documents within thirty (30) days of notification to Seaport.  Upon verification of eligibility, a winner’s name may, in Seaport’s sole discretion, be posted at www.seaportfoodlab.com.  

23. In the event that a winner: (a) does not redeem their Sweepstakes Prize within thirty (30) days from initial attempted certified mail notification; (b) fails to satisfy any eligibility or verification requirement herein; (c) declines to accept the Sweepstakes Prize; or (d) is otherwise determined to be ineligible, Seaport in its discretion, may disqualify that individual and an alternate winner will be chosen at the sole discretion of Seaport.

COPYRIGHT ASSIGNMENT AND PUBLICITY RELEASE

24. To be eligible to receive the Prize, the winner agrees that he/she must execute a separate document that: (a) grants Seaport and its affiliates and sublicensees the rights to publicize the winner’s name (in whole or part), photographs (including the use and appearance of winner’s photograph on Seaport’s web page), likeness, biographical information, and details of winning for purposes of this and future promotions without further compensation, except where prohibited; and (b) contains other terms as determined by Seaport.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY/DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

25. Entrants agree that Seaport, and its subsidiaries, employees and related persons: (a) are not responsible for technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to lost, disconnected, interrupted, or unavailable network, server, or other connections, late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail, or for any failed telephone or computer hardware or software, or for any failed, delayed, misdirected, corrupted, or garbled transmissions or errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical, or electronic, or for entries that for any reason are not received by Seaport by the deadlines stated above; (b) are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing, typographical or other errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or in the printing of this offer, administration of this Sweepstakes , or in the announcement of any prizes; (c) are not responsible for any injury or damage to any computer, modem or other electrical device as a result of participation in this Sweepstakes, or downloading of any software or materials; (d) are not responsible for unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Sweepstakes ; (e) are not responsible for any printing, typographical, technical, computer, network or human error that may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes, the acceptance of entries, the selection, notification and/or verification of winners, the fulfillment of prizes or in any Sweepstakes -related materials; (f) are not responsible for any unauthorized third party use of any entry or entries; (g) are not responsible for the inability to select any winner(s) because of postal failure, equipment failure, or data storage failure; and (h) are released from any and all alleged, existing, or future actions, claims, and/or liabilities of whatever nature including, but not limited to, personal injury, bodily injury (including, without limitation, wrongful death and disability), property damage, and expense (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees) and loss or damage of any other kind, arising in whole or in part directly or indirectly, from participating in the Sweepstakes (in whole or in part), the use (including modification, adaptation, and reproduction) of entries during or after the Sweepstakes, and the delivery, acceptance, possession, redemption, use, misuse, loss, or misdirection of any Sweepstakes Prize. 

MISCELLANEOUS

26. Any third party trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective trademark owners. The use or mention of such third party trademarks in these Official Rules or in the Sweepstakes is solely for descriptive purposes and shall in no way imply an endorsement or sponsorship of the Sweepstakes.

27. Seaport reserves the right to cancel, terminate or suspend this Sweepstakes  or any part of this Sweepstakes should any non-authorized intervention, network failure, information storage failure, telecommunications failure, malfunction, or other causes beyond its control, corrupt or impair the security, administration, fairness and/or operation of this Sweepstakes as determined by Seaport in its sole discretion, at which time, Seaport will select the winner by conducting a random drawing from among all non-suspect entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes’ cancellation, termination or suspension.

28. Seaport reserves the right to prohibit any entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes  if, at its sole discretion, Seaport finds such entrant to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes , or if such entrant repeatedly shows a disregard for, or attempts to circumvent, these Official Rules, or acts: (a) in a manner Seaport determines to be not fair or equitable; (b) with an intent to annoy, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsors; or (c) in any other disruptive manner.  Any person attempting to defraud or tamper with this Sweepstakes in any way will be ineligible for prizes and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.  Tampering includes attempting to enter more than the number of entries permitted by these Official Rules including by using any automated device or by using more than one (1) e-mail address.  Any failure by Seaport to enforce any of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of such Official Rules. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE Sweepstakes MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SEAPORT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

17.  Seaport reserves the right to correct typographical or clerical errors in any Sweepstakes -related materials.  Up to [12] winners may be awarded.  In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than one prize as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Seaport reserves the right to award only one prize by a random drawing from among all legitimate entries.  Seaport is not obligated to select any winners or give away any Sweepstakes Prizes and the decision to select winners or award Sweepstakes Prizes shall be made at Seaport’s sole discretion. 

DISPUTES

29. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with these Official Rules, the Prize(s), or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes  , but in no event attorneys' fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrants hereby waive 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 actual out-of-pocket expenses.  Some jurisdictions do not allow for limitations on the ability to pursue class action remedies or certain kinds of damages, and so these limitations may not apply to you.

30. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrants and Seaport in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.  Any legal proceedings or disputes of any nature and under any theory (including without limitation claims sounding in tort, breach of contract, or otherwise) arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes, these Official Rules, or any prize offered or awarded hereunder, shall be instituted only in the federal or state courts located in the State of New York, City of New York and the parties consent to jurisdiction therein with respect to any such legal proceedings.

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.