Official Rules

Terms and Conditions

  • 1. The "Win Belkin’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2 VIP Trip to NYC" sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") is open to persons ("Entrants") aged 21 years or over who are legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec), France, Germany, Mexico, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States of America (the 50 contiguous states including the District of Columbia, but excluding Florida, New York and Rhode Island) ("Entrant Countries") except employees, agents, contractors or consultants of the Promoter (as defined below), Columbia TriStar Marketing Group, Inc., and their immediate family members, respective affiliates and promotions agencies, Promoter's associated companies and anyone else professionally connected with the Sweepstakes (“Promoter Parties”).
  • 2. The Sweepstakes is open for entries on 00.00 (PST) on 3 March 2014 and closes on 23.59 (PST) on 20 May 2014 (“Closing Date”) (“Sweepstakes Period”). Entries received after the Closing Date will not be eligible.
  • 3. The Sweepstakes is free to enter and no purchase of any kind is necessary. By entering the Sweepstakes, Entrants accept and will be bound by these terms and conditions ("Terms").
  • 4. To enter the Sweepstakes, Entrants must complete the following steps during the Sweepstakes Period:
    • a. visit the Belkin Sweepstakes website at Belkin.com/Spider-man
    • b. click on the link for the Win The Amazing Spider-Man 2 VIP Trip to NYC Sweepstakes;
    • c. enter the following information in the fields provided and click "Submit":
      • i. email address;
      • ii. full name;
      • iii. date of birth; and
      • iv. country of residence;
    • d. confirm that the Entrant meets the entry criteria for the Sweepstakes; and
    • e. agree to the Sweepstakes Terms and Conditions.
  • 5. Each Entrant may only submit one (1) entry and will only be eligible to win one (1) Prize (as defined below). The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant if the Promoter has reasonable grounds to suspect that the Entrant has entered the Sweepstakes using multiple or fake e-mail addresses, or otherwise engaged in dishonest or cheating behaviour.
  • 6. There will be one (1) winner ("Winner") and twenty (20) first runners-up (“First Runners-up”) and thirty (30) second runners-up (“Second Runners-up”) (together, the “Runners-up”). The Winner and Runners-up will be the Entrants whose names are randomly selected from all eligible entries.
  • 7. The Promoter shall notify the Winner and Runners-up by email, to the email address provided by the Winner and Runners-up at the time of entry, of their selection within [three (3) weeks] of the Closing Date.
  • 8. In order to claim their Prize, the Winner and Runners-up must respond appropriately to the Promoter's notification email within [fourteen (14) days] from the date of the Promoter's notification email, and provide their full name and address. The Winner must also provide their date of birth, contact phone number and the name of their chosen companion ("Companion"). Both the Winner and their Companion must be aged 21 years or over.
  • 9. The Winner will win the following prize ("Prize"):
    • a. economy class flights for the Winner and their Companion from an airport in or near the Winner's home to an airport in or near to New York City, USA (“NY Airport”), on dates chosen by the Winner (flights may not be direct and both flights and dates are subject to restrictions as per clauses 11 and 13 below);
    • b. three (3) nights' stay in a double or twin room (double occupancy) at a four-star hotel in New York City ("Hotel") (room and room tax only, including breakfast), on dates chosen by the Winner (subject to restrictions as per clause 13 below);
    • c. round-trip transfer between NY Airport and the Hotel;
    • d. a VIP experience at a club in New York’s Times Square, with $150 towards food and drinks;
    • e. a private The Amazing Spider-Man 2 photo lesson and tour of New York City;
    • f. $200 towards meals and incidentals; and
    • g. travel insurance for the Winner and their Companion (subject to clause 18 below).
  • 10. The First Runners-up will each win the following runner-up prize (“First Runner-up Prize”):
    • a. one (1) Belkin SurgePlus USB Swivel Charger (10 Watts);
    • b. one (1) Belkin Universal Car Charger with Micro USB ChargeSync Cable (10 Watt/2.1 AMP);
    • c. one (1) Belkin Universal Home Charger with Micro USB ChargeSync Cable (10 Watt/2.1 AMP);
    • d. one (1) Belkin Rockstar 6 wayy audio splitter;
    • e. one (1) The Amazing Spider-Man 2 poster;
    • f. one (1) The Amazing Spider-Man 2 hat; and
    • g. one (1) The Amazing Spider-Man 2 t-shirt.
  • 11. The Second Runners-up will win the following second runners up prize (“Second Runner-up Prize”):
    • a. one (1) The Amazing Spider-Man 2 poster;
    • b. one (1) The Amazing Spider-Man 2 hat; and
    • c. one (1) The Amazing Spider-Man 2 t-shirt.
  • 12. The Winner will be contacted by a third party agency, Performance Entertainment ("Agency"), within [one (1) week] of the date on which they confirmed their details to the Promoter, to arrange travel and other Prize logistics. The Agency will use an interpreter in the Winner’s home language, and will provide any required translations of itinerary and travel documentation. The Agency may liaise with the Winner to discuss suitable travel arrangements (for example, preferred departure airports and flight times), however all flight, hotel and transport arrangements are at the Agency and/or the Promoter's sole discretion.
  • 13. The Winner and their Companion will be required to complete an information and prize acceptance form and submit copies of their passports to the Agency to enable the Agency to make the required arrangements. At the Agency's request, the Winner shall provide any further personal details (for themselves and their Companion) which the Agency may reasonably require.
  • 14. The Prize must be taken by 28 February 2015. Travel dates and flights shall be at the Promoter's/Agency's sole discretion (including the home and destination airports). Excludes travel over Christmas, New Year, Valentine's Day, certain award ceremonies and Public Holidays (to be confirmed by the Promoter/Agency) in the country of departure or the destination country. Winners must give a minimum of [sixty (60) days’] advance notice of their chosen departure dates.
  • 15. The ultimate value of the Prize will vary according to the transport and accommodation provided, however the approximate Prize value (excluding airfare and VAT) is:
    • a. 4,500 CAD;
    • b. 3,000 EUR;
    • c. 2,400 GBP;
    • d. 53,000 MXN; and
    • e. 4,000 USD.
    The cost of flights will vary depending on many factors, including the country of departure and the date of booking, and are not included in the above prize values. If the Winner resides within 200 miles of New York City, NY, roundtrip ground transportation may be provided in lieu of airfare, at the sole discretion of the Promoter.
  • 16. The Winner is responsible for all travel and other related expenses not forming part of the Prize, including any meals or other refreshments in excess of the $150 at the Times Square club and the $200 spending allowance included in the Prize.
  • 17. If the Winner elects to travel without a Companion, no additional compensation shall be awarded.
  • 18. The Winner will need to provide valid credit or debit card details to the Hotel at check-in as a security deposit.
  • 19. The Winner and their Companion, if travelling to New York from a country other than the United States, must have a valid passport with an expiry date of at least six (6) months after the chosen dates of travel.
  • 20. Visas are the responsibility of the Winner and their Companion. The Winner and their Companion will be required to visit the website https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov and complete the required information to apply for authorization to enter the USA. The Winner and their Companion will not gain entry to the USA without completing the relevant authorization required by the US government.
  • 21. The Agency will arrange basic level travel insurance (excluding any pre-existing medical conditions) for the Winner and their Companion prior to departure. Travel insurance cover is subject to restrictions, and the terms and conditions of the insurance provider. The Winner and/or their Companion shall be responsible for any additional costs relating to obtaining insurance cover for any pre-existing medical condition and/or persons over the age of 65 (if applicable).
  • 22. The ultimate value of the First Runner-up Prize will be:
    • a. 130 CAD;
    • b. 90 EUR;
    • c. 70 GBP;
    • d. 1,600 MXN; and
    • e. 120 USD;
  • 23. The ultimate value of the Second Runner-up Prize will be:
    • a. 35 CAD;
    • b. 20 EUR;
    • c. 18 GBP;
    • d. 400 MXN; and
    • e. 30 USD.
  • 24. Prizes must be taken as stated and may not be deferred. There will be no cash alternatives; however the Promoter reserves the right to substitute any Prize with a prize of a similar value.
  • 25. The Promoter cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any problem which may result in any Sweepstakes entry or other correspondence being lost or not being properly registered.
  • 26. In the event of a dispute, the Promoter's decision is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.
  • 27. The Promoter reserves the right to cancel the Sweepstakes or amend these Terms at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion or if circumstances arise outside its control.
  • 28. The Agency will use reasonable endeavours to send the Prize to the Winner as follows:
    • a. by email, to the email address provided by the Winner, electronic tickets or booking confirmations for, transport, travel insurance and accommodation after travel dates have been confirmed by the Promoter/Agency; and
    • b. by bank transfer, to a bank account specified by the Winner, or by cheque sent via registered post, to the postal address provided by the Winner, the $200, within [one (1) week] of travel dates being confirmed by the Promoter/Agency.
  • 29. The Agency will use reasonable endeavours to send the First Runner-up Prize and Second Runner-up Prize to the First Runners-up and Second Runners-up by registered post, to the postal address provided by the First Runners-up and Second Runners-up, within [one (1) week] of confirmation of address.
  • 30. If the First Runner-up Prize or Second Runner-up Prize is found to be ineffective, faulty or damaged upon receipt, the Promoter must be notified in writing within seven (7) days of receipt, otherwise the prize will be deemed to be accepted as received. This does not affect the statutory rights of the First Runners-up and Second Runners-up (if any).
  • 31. The Winner, First Runners-up and Second Runners-up agree to take part in any reasonable publicity required by the Promoter.
  • 32. The Promoter may, at its sole discretion, publish the names of the Winner, First Runners-up and Second Runners-up on the Promoter's website(s). The names of the Winner, First Runners-up and Second Runners-up will be made available on reasonable request to those enclosing a self-addressed envelope marked “Win Belkin’s The Amazing Spiderman 2 VIP Trip to New York" to the following address: Belkin Limited, Express Business Park, Shipton Way, Rushden, NN10 6GL, United Kingdom within six (6) weeks of the Closing Date.
  • 33. If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these Terms or incorrect, illegible, fraudulent or other invalid or improper information has been provided, the Promoter may in its sole discretion refuse to process an entry or fulfill any Prize or Runner-up Prize awarded.
  • 34. The Winner may be required to pay tax on any Prize, First Runner-up Prize or Second Runner-up Prize won in accordance with their jurisdiction's tax legislation and will be responsible for any related tax liability.
  • 35. Entrants’ personal data will be processed in accordance with the Promoter’s Privacy Policy. All Entrants consent to their personal data being provided to the Agency and being transferred outside of the European Economic Area. The Winner shall procure that their Companions consent to their personal data being provided to the Agency and being transferred outside of the European Economic Area.
  • 36. The Promoter Parties shall not be responsible or liable for entries that are entered other than by human means (such as by an automated computer program or any non-human mechanism, entity, or device), in excess of the stated limit or for entries that are late, forged, destroyed, lost, misplaced, stolen, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, garbled, or otherwise not in compliance with the Terms and Conditions, and all such entries will be disqualified.  
  • 37. By entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees:
    • a. to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and by all applicable laws and decisions of the Promoter which shall be binding and final;
    • b. to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with respect to these Terms and Conditions; and
    • c. to waive all of his/her rights to bring any claim, action, or proceeding against any of the Promoter Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes;
  • 38. By entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees to forever and irrevocably release, indemnify, and hold harmless each of the Promoter Parties and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively the “Releasees”), from any liability (including, but not limited to: liability for defamation; libel; slander; invasion of privacy; infringement of publicity or any intellectual property rights; any property loss; damage; personal injury; bodily injury; death; expense; accident; delay; inconvenience or irregularity; and any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive or exemplary damages of any kind, even if the Releasees have been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages), costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable outside attorneys’ fees) that may arise in connection with:
    • a. the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to any Sweepstakes-related activity or element thereof, and the Entrant’s entry, participation or inability to participate in the Sweepstakes;
    • b. the violation of any third party privacy, personal, publicity or proprietary rights;
    • c. typographical errors in these Terms and Conditions or any Sweepstakes promotional materials;
    • d. acceptance, attendance at, participation in, possession, travel related to, defects in, use, misuse or inability to use a Prize (or any component thereof),
    • e. any change in the Prizes (or any components thereof) due to unavailability, business or creative considerations, or due to reasons beyond the Promoter Parties’ control, including but not limited to by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not such action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened or actual terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labour dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labour or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond any of the Promoter Parties’ control, or as otherwise permitted in these Terms and Conditions;
    • f. any interruptions in or postponement, cancellation, or modification of the Sweepstakes;
    • g. human error;
    • h. incorrect or inaccurate transcription, receipt or transmission of any part of the entry;
    • i. any technical malfunctions or unavailability of the Sweepstakes website or any telephone network, computer system, computer online system, computer timing and/or dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, or Internet service provider, or mail service utilized by any of the Promoter Parties or by an Entrant;  
    • j. interruption or inability to access the Sweepstakes, the Sweepstakes website or any other Sweepstakes-related web pages, or any online service via the Internet due to hardware or software compatibility problems;
    • k. any damage to an Entrant’s (or any third person’s) computer and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of the Sweepstakes;
    • l. any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects, and/or any other errors or malfunctions;
    • m. any late, lost, stolen, mutilated, misdirected, illegible, delayed, garbled, corrupted, destroyed, incomplete, undeliverable or damaged entries;
    • n. any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of the Promoter Parties, or any of their agents or employees;
    • o. cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carrier(s), or other transportation companies, hotel(s), or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same;
    • p. lost, stolen, damaged, delayed, or misdirected baggage;
    • q. lost, late, stolen, misdirected, damaged or destroyed Prizes (or any element thereof); or
    • r. the collection, use and/or sharing of an Entrant’s personally data by the Promoter Parties or their designees.
  • 39. Each Winner hereby acknowledges that the Promoter Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any express or implied warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prizes or any Prize component.
  • 40. The "Promoter" is: Belkin Limited, Express Business Park, Shipton Way, Rushden, NN10 6GL, United Kingdom.
  • 41. To the extent permitted by applicable law, these Terms shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and the contract between each Entrant and the Promoter shall be deemed to have been formed and performed in England.

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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Sweepstakes ends 23.59 (PST) on 20 May 2014. Open to legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec), France, Germany, the Netherlands, The United Kingdom, and the United States (including D.C.,excluding FL, NY, RI), age 18 and over. Visit www.belkin.com/Spider-man for Official Rules. Void where prohibited. Sponsor: Belkin International.

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