The following contest will be conducted in accordance to the laws of the Republic of Costa Rica.
1.1. The sponsor of the “Adventure in the Tropics Contest 2012” is the CAFÉ BRITT CORP (henceforth “Café Britt”), a registered company based at 2960 NW 72nd Ave., Miami, Florida.
1.2. To take part in the Contest, the contestant must know and accept the conditions and limitations established herein. It is to be understood that upon entering the contest the contestant has read and accepted all the stipulations contained in these Rules, described below.
This Contest is open only to persons of legal, adult age as determined by the rules of the contestant’s country of residence.
2.1. The Contest begins at 0:01 hours on September 1, 2012 and ends at 23:59 hours on November 30, 2012, Costa Rica time (henceforth, “the Contest Period”).
2.2 During the Contest Period participants must purchase Café Britt products in one of the two following ways:
(i) On line, by visiting www.cafebritt.com (henceforth “the Website”) or
(ii) By calling 1-800-GO-BRITT (1-800-462-7488)
Buyers who use one of the aforementioned methods to purchase Café Britt products will automatically be entered in the Contest. The dollar amount of the purchase has no influence on the chance to win. Contestants will have a chance to win every time they make a purchase.
2.3. Upon visiting the Website, it is likely that the contestant will be asked for permission to receive emails from Café Britt about new products, offers or events. Café Britt will respect and maintain the privacy of all contestants. The decision to accept or refuse these emails is completely optional and will not affect the contestant’s ability to win.
2.4. Three winners will be chosen from among the Contest participants who have made purchases according to the specifications described in section 2.2. Winners will receive the prizes described below. Prizes will be assigned based on the order in which the winners are chosen.
3.1. FIRST PRIZE: The first Contest winner chosen will receive the following prizes:
(i) A trip for two (2) people to San José, Costa Rica, Central America. This travel package includes round-trip airfare for two (2) people from the major airport closest to the winner’s residence to San José, Costa Rica; hotel accommodations and meals for five (5) days and four (4) nights at the Grano de Oro Hotel in San José (single room, double occupancy). The travel itinerary will be as follows: Day 1: Tour for two (2) people of The Butterfly Farm in Heredia, Costa Rica, and visit to the Café Britt CoffeeTour, which includes transportation, a visit to Café Britt’s organic coffee plantation and roasting plant in the mountains of Heredia, a coffee-cupping session and buffet-style lunch at the plantation’s Don Próspero Restaurant. Day 2: Tour for two (2) people of Tortuga Island. Day 3: Tour of the Arenal Volcano for two (2) people, including a visit to the thermal waters of Tabacón; includes lunch and dinner. (The sequence of visits and/or tours is subject to change.)
The winner will travel anytime from May 1st to May 31 of 2013. Café Britt will coordinate with the winner to determine the dates and travel itinerary, which will be round trip. Café Britt will choose the airline and flight at its own discretion. The winner is responsible for covering any and all expenses not expressly described in these Rules or in the aforementioned travel package. The travel partner must travel together with the winner and under the same itinerary. Both travelers must provide valid documentation and a current passport.
(ii) Supply of coffee for one (1) year. Effective the month of notification, the Contest winner will select a total of six (6) Britt products (among 12-oz packages of coffee or standard-sized packages of chocolates). This selection will be delivered each month for the next 12 months to the address specified by the winner. Selection will be sent via standard shipping and will arrive within 7 business days. The selection will arrive during the first 12 business days of the month, unless factors out of Britt’s control prevent delivery within that timeframe. If those circumstances occur, the winner will be notified of the reason for the delay and the adjusted delivery date.
3.2. SECOND PRIZE: The second Contest winner will receive a supply of coffee for one (1) year. Effective the month of notification, the second-prize winner will select a total of six (6) Britt products (among 12-oz packages of coffee or standard-sized packages of chocolates). This selection will be delivered each month for the next 12 months to the address specified by the winner. Selection will be sent via standard shipping and will arrive within 7 business days.
3.3. THRID PRIZE: The third Contest winner will receive a supply of coffee for six (6) months. Effective the month of notification, the second-prize winner will select a total of six (6) Britt products (among 12-oz packages of coffee or standard-sized packages of chocolates). This selection will be delivered each month for the next 6 months to the address specified by the winner. Selection will be sent via standard shipping and will arrive within 7 business days.
4.1. Drawings for each prize are carried out by random selection from among all the people who purchased Café Britt products in the stipulated manner during the Contest Period. The drawings will be performed before a Notary Public, who will ensure they are authentically and legally carried out in accordance with these Rules.
4.2. The drawing will take place at Café Britt on or around April 2013.
4.3. The winners’ names will be posted on the Website and they’ll be contacted by Café Britt either by telephone or email within 30 days of said posting. Contestants may also contact Café Britt directly by calling 1-800-462-7488 or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If Café Britt is unable to contact any of the winners within the 30 days following the date the names are posted on the Website, or if these winners fail to contact Café Britt during this period, the prize corresponding to the unreachable winner will expire and a new drawing will be held to select a new winner for that specific prize.
5.1. Café Britt will award only the prizes described in these Rules.
5.2 Only physical persons who are of legal age in accordance with the rules of their country of residence and who possess valid passports may enter this contest.
5.3 Contest entry is prohibited to Café Britt employees, officials and representatives and their related companies and immediate family members (spouse, parents, brothers and sisters, children and their respective spouses no matter where they reside)
5.4 Contest prizes are not transferrable. Prizes may not be exchanged for cash or other form of payment, nor for other types of merchandise or goods.
5.5 The Contest limit is one (1) prize, as described in Section 3 of these Rules, per person.
5.6 The winner of the trip to San José, Costa Rica must travel on the indicated dates. If the winner is unable to travel on the indicated dates, the prize will expire and a new drawing will be held to select a new winner.
5.7 Café Britt will not be responsible for any additional expense incurred by the winners during their enjoyment of the indicated prizes.
5.8 Prizes are not exchangeable for cash or other form of payment. The winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes associated with acceptance or use of the prize.
6.1 Winners accept these prizes at their own risk and will not hold Café Britt or any of its partners , subsidiaries or related associates, nor their respective officials, managers or employees, responsible for loss, claims, damages or causes of action that could arise all or in part, directly or indirectly from the winners’ participation in the Contest or as a direct or indirect result of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize related to the Contest, including and without limitation, personal injuries, medical expenses, death and/or property damage, as well as any legal claim based on advertising rights, defamation and/or invasion of privacy.
6.2 Contest winners accept their prizes under the conditions laid out by Café Britt and renounce any right to demand improvements or changes.
6.3 Café Britt reserves the exclusive right to modify these Rules, all or in part. Any said modification will take effect from the time it’s posted on the Website. Café Britt will also have the exclusive right to suspend the Contest for a definite or indefinite period of time or terminate the Contest at any time if situations arise that render impossible the Contest’s successful conclusion. Said suspension will become effective the time it’s posted on the Website.
6.4 If for any unforeseen reason the Contest must be canceled , Café Britt will be responsible only for notifying all contestants through an announcement posted on the Website.
6.5 From the moment they agree to enter the contest, winners accept that their images may appear in the news media in any manner Café Britt deems appropriate for making the Contest results public. Winners also irrevocably renounce payment of any kind for image rights.
6.6 Café Britt is responsible only for delivering the prizes. Café Britt will not be for accidents, deaths, personal damage, damages to others, illness or medical expenses that may happen or incur during the enjoyment of the prizes, with the exception of the products’ own guarantees, which are offered by the producer.
6.7 Any situation that occurs in relation to this Contest that has not already been foreseen in these Rules will be addressed according to the Law.
6.8 All controversies, differences of opinion, disputes or claims that can arise from this Contest will be addressed by jurisdiction and in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Costa Rica. Contestants agree to this and irrevocably renounce any other jurisdiction.
6.9 For more information, interested persons may call 1-800—GO-BRITT (1-800-462-7488) or send comments or concerns by email to email@example.com.