2013 Free Cruise Terms and Conditions

1.     Eligibility

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.

This Contest, sponsored by Schooner Mary Day, is open to legal residents of the United States who are age 18 or older. No purchase or account needed to enter contest. Anyone may enter by filling out the official Schooner Mary Day entry form (http://eepurl.com/wCbA5)  and returning it by 5 p.m. July 31, 2013 (Eastern Standard Time). VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  Schooner Mary Day, its directors, officers, employees, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries and their immediate family members and those with whom they are domiciled, are not eligible to enter the Contest.

2.     How to Enter This Contest

To be entered in this Contest, simply fill out the specified contest entry form by 5 p.m. July 31, 2013 (Eastern Standard Time). On completion of the specified entry form, the Contestant will be entered to win one (1) Vacation Getaway for one (1) person aboard the Schooner Mary Day, good for any available cruise during 2013 after the drawing date, or the 2014 season.

The contestant declares to have complied with the Contest Rules.  Further, the winner of the Contest must conform to all directions given by the Contest Sponsor or his/her participation in the Contest will be denied. All entries become the property of the Schooner Mary Day, and will not be returned to entrants. Incomplete or illegible entries are void.

Non-compliance with any entry procedure will result in disqualification.

3.     Contest Period

The Contest will extend from 8 a.m. March 8, 2013 to 5 p.m. July 31, 2013 (Eastern Standard Time).

All entries must be received by Schooner Mary Day on or before 5 p.m. July 31, 2013 (Eastern Standard Time) in order to be included in the Vacation Getaway prize drawing. Schooner Mary Day is not responsible for late, lost, misdirected or incomplete entries. All entries shall be for this drawing only and be disposed of after Contest completion.

4.     Prize

The Contest prize is one (1) Vacation Getaway for one (1) person aboard the Schooner Mary Day during 2013 after the drawing date, or the 2014 season.  Approximate retail value: $860.

The Vacation Getaway prize winner must reserve their cruise at least two (2) WEEKS in advance of the cruise date (subject to availability and capacity restrictions). Should the winner decide they want to take a different cruise; 2 weeks’ notice is required. Cancellations within 2 weeks of the cruise date will not be accepted and no rescheduling will be accepted; the prize will be considered void. The Vacation Getaway prize must be used by the last cruise of 2014. The prize must be accepted as awarded with no cash equivalent available. The prize is non-transferrable and may not be sold, traded or given away.

NO SUBSTITUTION OF THE PRIZE IS PERMITTED EXCEPT BY SCHOONER MARY DAY IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION. CONTEST SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SUBSTITUTE THE VACATION GETAWAY WITH ANOTHER PRIZE OF EQUAL OR GREATER VALUE. PRIZE IS NOT REDEEMABLE FOR CASH OR CREDIT, IN WHOLE OR IN PART.

5.     Winner Selection & Qualification

On August 1, 2013 or in the sole discretion of the Schooner Mary Day, a random drawing will be executed for the recipient of the one (1) Vacation Getaway for one (1) person aboard the Schooner Mary Day from all eligible entries received on or before the contest closing date of 5 p.m. July 31, 2013 (Eastern Standard Time). The odds of winning the prize will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received on or before the applicable contest closing date.  A selected entrant who has not successfully filled all the mandatory fields will be deemed ineligible and will result in a new name being selected from the qualified entrants. The prize winner may be contacted by phone, and will be required to complete and return a release form in order to redeem their prize.  THE PRIZE WINNER’S NAME WILL BE PUBLICALLY ANNOUNCED AT THE TIME OF THE DRAWING.

Failure to respond or claim the Vacation Getaway within five (5) days of notification or return of email notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts will result in forfeiture of the contest prize and Schooner Mary Day will randomly select an alternate winner.  This process shall continue until a Vacation Getaway has been awarded.  THE ALTERNATE WINNER’S NAME MAY BE PUBLICALLY ANNOUNCED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE SCHOONER MARY DAY’S REPRESENTATIVES. The prize winner is disqualified from entering or winning any other contest sponsored by Schooner Mary Day for the duration of 2013.  By entering this Contest the entrants agree to accept and abide by these contest rules and regulations.

6.     General Terms & Conditions

By entering this Contest, entrants agree to abide by the terms of these rules and the decisions of Schooner Mary Day, which are final on all matters pertaining to the Contest. All Maine federal and local laws and regulations apply. All taxes, fees, and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Return of the prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.  By entering, participants release and hold harmless Schooner Mary Day, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents (collectively, “Contest Entities”) from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the Contest, or from the use or acceptance of the prize won.

The contest winner is responsible for all expenses not covered or included in the vacation package chosen. Such expenses may include travel, additional accommodations, travel insurance, additional food or beverage, medical requirements, and accommodations necessary due to illness, disease or disability.

The contest winner is under no obligation to use their winnings or take part in their chosen vacation.

The Contest Rules will be posted on the Contest Web page throughout the Contest duration, except in the event of technical difficulties. Schooner Mary Day reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or Contest Web page; to be acting in violation of the contest rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A CONTESTANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE CONTEST SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH CONTESTANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

SCHOONER MARY DAY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO JUDGE THE VALIDITY AND/OR ACCEPTABILITY OF ALL CONTEST ENTRIES BASED ON ITS INTERPRETATION OF THE RULES. SCHOONER MARY DAY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REMOVE CONTEST PARTICIPANTS AT ITS OWN DISCRETION.

7.     Limitations of Liability

Schooner Mary Day is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest, or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Contest. Contest Entities assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries.

If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Contest Entities which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this contest, Schooner Mary Day reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest. Except as expressly warranted, the Vacation Getaway is provided to the winner “as is” without further warranty of any kind.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE CONTEST SPONSOR BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES EVEN IF SCHOONER MARY DAY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

8.     Other Terms

By entering this Contest, a chance to win a Vacation Getaway for one (1) aboard the Schooner Mary Day, you agree to receive additional promotional emails as well as the Schooner Mary Day e-newsletter that will be sent to the email provided on the entrant form. You may unsubscribe at any time. Unsubscribing will remove you from the pool of contest entrants and disqualify you from the contest. Users will be asked to confirm their email address before they will be officially entered to win the contest.

Terms and conditions may be updated or changed as necessary at any time.