Niseko, Japan

Competition Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions:

  • By submitting an entry to this NPB Lucky Prize Draw, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Niseko Promotion Board (NPB), and that you satisfy all eligibility requirements.
  • The is open to all humans age 18 or older at time of entry. Employees of NPB (the “Sponsor”), its respective parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, distributors, merchants involved with this Lucky Draw, and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to enter or win. Lucky Draw is governed by Japan law. Lucky Draw 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:

To enter the Lucky Draw, follow all onscreen instructions to complete and submit the online entry form (“Primary Entry”). Online entrants subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to Sponsor’s privacy policy.

PRIZES & APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (“ARV”):

Maximum ARV of prize: ¥32,200. Prizes include 1 of 2018-19 Niseko United 5-day Adult All Mountain Pass or ¥30,000 cash voucher from VISA. An alternate winner may be selected in accordance wit these Official Rules from among the remaining eligible entries for that prize. Prizes may not be transferred or assigned except by Sponsor.

ODDS:

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 13th of January, February, March, April & May, 2019, 09:00AM JST 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. If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner’s parent or legal guardian who will be required to execute affidavit on minor’s behalf. No substitutions are permitted except if prize is unavailable. NPB is not responsible in the event that a prize is made unavailable by changes with the supplier/sponsor. NPB will attempt to find an alternative prize in the event that prize availability changes, but is not required or bound to offer an alternative in the event that a suitable substitution cannot be acquired. 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. Cash value of the prize cannot be redeemed.

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 Lucky Draw, 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 Lucky Draw 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 Lucky Draw or in the announcement of the prize.

Winner acknowledges the Sponsor and all other businesses concerned with this Lucky Draw 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 NPB Lucky Draw. By participating in the NPB Lucky Draw, 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 Lucky Draw. Failure to comply with these

Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Lucky Draw. 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 Lucky Draw if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus, bot or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Lucky Draw), 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.

ARBITRATION:

This Lucky Draw shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of Hokkaido, Japan. 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 Lucky Drawshall be litigated only in courts sitting in Kutchan-cho, Abuta gun, Hokkaido, Japan.

CONFIDENTIALITY:

By entering, the information you are signing up for the NPB database. Your information will not be shared or sold with any other
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