DIFFERIO / VACAYA SWEEPSTAKES

 SHOP TO WIN RULES 

To enter the Differio/Vacaya Cruise Sweepstakes, you must be at least 18 years of age and a legal resident of the United States. You must make a purchase of any item(s) on Differio.com. All orders made between June 15-30th will enter the draw. No minimum order required. Winner will be chosen by random draw. If they cannot attend the cruise or decline, another winner will be randomly selected. One order is equivalent to one contest entry. You may make a purchase multiple times during the contest period to increase your chances of winning. Any purchases that are returned during contest period are considered ineligible entries and will be disqualified from the contest. The winner selected by random draw will be announced on or around July 8, 2019.

For more information regarding official rules, please scroll down and read below:

Vacaya is the only large-scale vacation company in the world servicing the entire LGBTQIAPK community. They’re reinventing the all-gay cruise and resort concepts by opening it up to everyone in the LGBT+ community seeking the all-gay travel experience – no matter where you fall on the gay spectrum. They offer personalized vacations on world-class cruise ships and all-inclusive resorts with tailored entertainment, decadent cuisine, electrifying parties, lavish accommodations and much more. Vacaya invites you to experience the gay utopia of travel where ALL who believe in “love is love” are welcomed. This is the spirit of Vacaya. Open sea. Open Mind. 

ptown cruise

The 7-Day Ptown Cruise is Vacaya’s Inaugural All-LGBT Cruise for adults aboard the 5-Star Celebrity Summit Ship sailing from August 11-18, 2019. Departing from New York (Port Liberty, NJ), this is the largest all-gay cruise ship in history to ever sail and overnight in Provincetown, MA. The award-winning Celebrity Summit Ship is modernized with exquisite restaurants, pool decks, casinos, lounges, spa rooms and much more! Vacaya has got you covered with exciting cruise-deck parties all week long, as well as star-studded entertainment featuring Katharine McPhee, Kristin Chenoweth, Alex Newell, Leslie Jordan and Lesli Margherita. Once you reach your final cruise destination, you’ll dock just in time for the kick-off of America’s hottest gay party set in the charm of Cape Cod - the annual Ptown Carnival. Get ready for a week of non-stop fun, luxury and relaxation unlike any other gay vacation on Earth!

For more cruise details, visit the official Vacaya Ptown Cruise website.

 DIFFERIO/VACAYA CRUISE SWEEPSTAKES – OFFICIAL RULES 

PURCHASE OF PRODUCT FROM WWW.DIFFERIO.COM NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE PRIZE. A PURCHASE IS THE ONLY ACCEPTABLE FORM OF ENTRY FOR WINNING. The following sweepstakes is intended for viewing, or as applicable, participation in the United States and Canada (but excluding Quebec) only and shall only be construed and evaluated according to United States law. Do not proceed in this sweepstakes if you are not a legal resident of the United States or Canada (excluding residents of Quebec), or if you are a legal resident of the United States or Canada (excluding resident of Quebec) and you do not fall within the eligibility requirements set forth in the official rules below. 

The entry period for WIN A VACAYA CRUISE sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes"), sponsored by Differio and VACAYA, LLC. (“Sponsor”), begins Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. EST on Sunday, June 30, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).  VACAYA’s computer will serve as the official timepiece for the Sweepstakes. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. 

 ELIGIBILITY 

The Sweepstakes is open to individuals who meet the following criteria: (a) are eighteen (18) years of age or older as the date of entry, (b) legal residents of the United States (50 states and District of Columbia, but specifically (excluding the territory of Puerto Rico, Guam, America Samoa, United States territories, possessions, and protectorates, foreign based United States military installations and wherever restricted or prohibited by law) and to legal residents of Canada who are residing in Canada (but excluding residents of Quebec) (“Entrant”).

Neither Sponsor nor employees of Differio, VACAYA or Celebrity Cruise Line, and each of their respective partners, parent companies, divisions, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising, promotion and public relations agencies and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agencies (collectively, the "Sponsor Affiliates") are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes and/or win a Prize. Additionally, relatives of such employees are not eligible to win. For the purposes of this Sweepstakes, relatives are defined as spouse, mother, father, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren. In addition, you are not eligible to participate or win a Prize in this Sweepstakes if you have been involved in the development, production (including Prize suppliers), implementation and distribution of this Sweepstakes or any of Differio’s or VACAYA’s websites.  By entering this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Differio and VACAYA, which are final and binding in all respects and cannot be challenged or appealed.

 HOW TO ENTER 

Entries received before and/or after the Sweepstakes Period will be void. All entries become the sole property of Differio and VACAYA and will not be acknowledged or returned.

To Enter:

  1. Go to www.Differio.com.
  2. Purchase any item or product through www.Differio.com
  3. You will automatically be entered to win upon successful purchase of any item or product through www.Differio.com.  Purchase must be paid in full at time of purchase for valid entry.  Entries for purchases not paid in full at time of order will not be deemed valid. Returning the order for a refund will automatically cancel the sweepstake entry.
  4. Entrants must provide first name, last name, e-mail address, and phone number for valid entry.
  5. Entrants acknowledge that they have fully read, understand, and accept this Sweepstake Official Rules and is at least 18 years of Age.

Those Entrants who do meet the official requirements listed will be disqualified. By submitting your information, your name will be automatically entered into a random drawing for the prize (defined below) from among all eligible entries received. All entries must be submitted at www.Differio.com during the Sweepstake Period that the Sweepstakes is being offered, according to all applicable directions as listed or the entry will be void. Those who do not fill in all the required fields will be disqualified. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified.

Submission of false or misleading Personal Information will be grounds for disqualification of entry. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. Illegible or incomplete entries, as determined by Differio and VACAYA in their sole discretion, will be disqualified. Neither Differio nor VACAYA will deem proof of submission of an entry as proof of receipt of an entry.

Differio and VACAYA are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, incomprehensible or misdirected entries, bugs, failures in servers, hardware or software transmission failure or loss or delayed or corrupted data transmissions or any injury or damage to an entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from downloading any portion of this Sweepstakes. All entries will become the property of Differio and VACAYA and none will be returned. One entry per order at www.Differio.com during the Sweepstakes Period. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law.

 WINNER SELECTION PROCESS 

Unless indicated otherwise on the Web Site, one (1) winner (“Prizewinner”) will be selected on or about the dates listed below.  One (1) Prize will be awarded to the Prizewinner and a travel guest (“Travel Guest”) at least 18 years of age for this Sweepstakes. If a potential Sweepstakes winner and/or guest are found ineligible or fail to comply with these Official Rules, that Entrant’s claim to a prize is forfeited and an alternate qualifying and eligible entrant may be selected, at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

On or about July 8, 2019, Differio and VACAYA will select at random one (1) prizewinner. All Prizes legitimately claimed will be awarded.

 PRIZES 

One (1) Prizewinner during the Sweepstakes Period will receive an email confirmation (and possibly a phone call) to receive finalize his/her reservation for the cruise prize. Prize includes a double-occupancy veranda stateroom for PrizeWinner and travel guest onboard the specific VACAYA cruise listed below and is non-transferable in any way to another sailing date or ship.

Cruise Name: VACAYA Ptown Cruise

Cruise Date: August 11 – 18, 2019

Cruise Ship: Celebrity Summit 

vacaya room

Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the following cruises is $3,694.00.

Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize will be finalized at time of booking. Any difference between stated and actual value will not be awarded. Prize consists of cruise fare only.  All other expenses not expressly provided for herein including, but not limited to, taxes, fees, port expenses, gratuities, airfare, ground transportation, shore excursion fees, alcoholic beverages, onboard expenditures, premium dining, spa treatments, duty-free shopping, soft drinks, gambling, and any other incidental costs or other expenses not specifically set forth herein are the sole responsibility of Prizewinner and/or Travel Guest. All travel is capacity controlled and subject to availability. Prizewinner and Travel Guest must travel on same itinerary. Travel Guest must sign and return a valid VACAYA reservation confirmation and release before any ticketing of travel occurs. Prizewinner and Travel Guest must: (i) have all necessary identification and/or travel documents (including but not limited to a valid passport (and Visa(s) if required for travel; and (ii) comply with all check-in requirements, including, but not limited to, the presentation of a major credit card. No cash redemptions. Any portion of the Prize not accepted by Prizewinner will be forfeited, and Differio, VACAYA, and Celebrity Cruise Line shall not be responsible for any inability of Prizewinner to accept or use any portion of the Prize for any reason. Other limitations and restrictions may apply.  Prize is non-transferable, cannot be substituted (except at the sole discretion of VACAYA who reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value), and may not be sold or combined with any other offer. Prize is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules and any set forth and detailed by Celebrity Cruise Line. If Prize is cancelled after ticketing of Prize, for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Additional guests and stateroom category upgrades are subject to availability at the sole discretion of VACAYA and at the sole cost of Prizewinner.  No refund or credit shall be provided for stateroom downgrades. Category restrictions and exclusions, and standard cancellation policy apply. Prize may not be valid where restricted by law. Offer is not combinable with any other coupon or promotion. VACAYA is not responsible for lost or misdirected mail.  No transfer, cash equivalent or Prize substitution allowed, except at Sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor may require winner(s) to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (if a US resident) or a Declaration of Compliance (if a Canadian resident) (as more fully discussed below). Decisions made by Sponsor are final in all matters, including interpretation of these official rules and awarding of the Prize(s). If legitimately claimed, the Prize(s) will be awarded. In no event will more than the stated number of Prize(s) be awarded. All expenses not specified herein, including, without limitation, all federal, state and local taxes, are each winner's sole responsibility.

 PRIZEWINNER NOTIFICATION PROCESS 

The winner will be notified via telephone and/or e-mail that he/she, subject to verification, is a Prizewinner. If a winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been made during two (2) business days from VACAYA's first attempt, or if an entrant is found to be ineligible, an alternate winner may be selected. If any Prize or Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the winner may be disqualified, and an alternate winner may be selected.

 ADDITIONAL PRIZE INFORMATION 

There is no substitution for any Prize or any portion thereof. The Prize is not transferable, assignable or redeemable for cash. All Prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. 

Winner is solely responsible for the reporting and payment of any and all federal, state and local taxes any air travel taxes and/or expenses, including applicable departure taxes or fees, inspection charges, and security charges, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of the Prize not specified herein as being awarded. 

The value of each Prize set forth above represents Sponsor’s good faith determination of the ARV thereof and cannot be challenged or appealed. 

The Prize consists of only those item(s) specifically listed above as part of the Prize.

 ODDS OF WINNING 

The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

 PRIVACY 

Except as otherwise stated in these official rules, the use of the information each entrant submits in this Sweepstakes is governed by VACAYA’s Online privacy policy, which can be found at www.myvacaya.com/privacy-policy

RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFICATION:

BY ENTERING, ALL PARTICIPANTS IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, PARTICIPANT'S HEIRS, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, LEGAL SUCCESSORS AND/OR ASSIGNS RELEASE AND AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE SPONSOR AND ALL SPONSOR AFFILIATES FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, AND INCIDENTAL DAMAGES), LIABILITY, LOSS, COST, FEES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES), INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGE TO PERSON (INCLUDING DEATH) OR PERSONAL OR REAL PROPERTY, DUE IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, BY REASON OF THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, REDEMPTION, MISDIRECTION, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE OR ANY PORTION OF ANY PRIZE (INCLUDING ANY ACTIVITY OR TRAVEL RELATED THERETO) OR PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE ACTIVITIES OR FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS BASED ON RIGHTS OF PUBLICITY AND RIGHTS OF PRIVACY WHETHER ANY OF THESE THINGS ARE CAUSED, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, BY THE ACTS, OMISSIONS, NEGLIGENCE OR MISCONDUCT OF THE SPONSOR AND/OR THE SPONSOR AFFILIATES .

NO WARRANTIES:

ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "WITH ALL FAULTS." NEITHER SPONSOR NOR THE SPONSOR AFFILIATES MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO THE USE OR ENJOYMENT OF ANY PRIZE, OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ITS QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES FOR A PRIZE, OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, ARE CONTAINED IN THE MANUFACTURERS' OR SERVICE PROVIDERS' WARRANTIES, AS RELEVANT.

All trademarks are the property of their respective owners. The use of certain companies' products and services as Prizes does not imply participation in, approval of, or endorsement of this Sweepstakes by such companies.

By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with the Official Rules.

LIMITATION ON LIABILITY / DISCLAIMER / OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

All entrants, as a condition of entry, agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Except where prohibited by law, by entering a Sweepstakes, each entrant consents to the use of his/her name, voice, picture, likeness and biographical data and/or any other information contained in his/her entry in advertising, promotional and marketing materials by Sponsor and the Sponsor Affiliates without additional compensation, which may require, without limitation, winner to appear in person on a television, radio or Internet broadcast.

In addition, by entering, all entrants, except where prohibited by law, consent to being photographed, filmed, taped and/or interviewed about the Sweepstakes. In connection therewith, all entrants grant full permission and consent to Sponsor and the Sponsor Affiliates to utilize any of the results of such photographing, filming, taping and/or interviewing in any and all media now known or hereafter devised and hereby release Sponsor and the Sponsor Affiliates from all liability related thereto.

All Prize claims and winner materials will be verified by Sweepstakes sponsors. If the Sweepstakes becomes compromised, hampered, interrupted, not capable of running as planned, rendered impossible of performance in any way or prevented, including, without limitation, because of any kind of computer viruses, bugs, electronic, hardware, software, Internet, network, technical or telephone failures, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, an event of force majeure or any other cause created by Sponsor and/or the Sponsor Affiliates, the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change the Official Rules, to cancel, modify, suspend or withdraw the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes offer and/or cancel, modify, suspend or withdraw any method of entry, without notice, and select Prizewinners from all entries received for the Sweepstakes prior to or after the cancellation, modification, suspension or withdrawal. As used herein, an event of force majeure shall be deemed to include, without limitation, an act of God; an act of terrorism, war, riot or civil commotion, fire, casualties, equipment failure, boycott; labor dispute, strike or stoppage (including a strike by the members of any union), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, an act, regulation, order or request of or by any federal, state or local authority or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the act, regulation, order or request proves to be invalid); or any other similar or dissimilar act beyond the Sponsor's control.

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, suspend and/or modify this Sweepstakes and Sponsor can perform the random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to such cancellation, suspension or modification of the Sweepstakes.

Winner, by acceptance of any Prize, agrees to release Sponsor and the Sponsor Affiliates from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of any Prize or while traveling to and from a location to obtain or use any Prize. Further, no responsibilities are accepted for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, re-routing, or acts of any government or authority. 

Neither Sponsor nor the Sponsor Affiliates are responsible for technical, hardware, software, or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by Sponsor or the Sponsor Affiliates, the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Sweepstakes and which may limit a participant's ability to participate in this Sweepstakes. Entries that are incomplete, illegible or corrupted are void and will not be accepted. Any person who supplies false information, enters by fraudulent means, or is otherwise determined to be in violation of these official rules in an attempt to obtain any Prize will forfeit the Prize won and may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

All Entrants, as a condition of entry, agree that they have not purchased any kind of Internet service whatsoever in order to participate in and/or enter the Sweepstakes. Each entrant further agrees to not knowingly: damage or cause interruption of the Sweepstakes; prevent others from using the Sweepstakes; or obtain or modify another user's non-public account information without their consent. Submission of an entry is acknowledgment of and agreement to be bound by all terms and conditions of these official rules. In the event of a dispute concerning who submitted an e-mail entry, the entry will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. An authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. 

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE ANY ONLINE SERVICE OR WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES VIOLATES CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS. IF SUCH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR MAY DISQUALIFY ANY SWEEPSTAKES ENTRANT MAKING SUCH ATTEMPT AND SPONSOR MAY SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Sponsor can modify these official rules in any way or at any time, as long as Sponsor gives reasonable notice. 

GOVERNING LAW AND VENUE:

The Sweepstakes shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of New York. Any action by entrant or any third party brought to enforce these rules or, in connection with any matters related to the Web Site shall be brought only in either the State or Federal Courts located in New York, and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of said courts. Each participant agrees (i) that any or all lawsuits brought by participants pursuant to these Official Rules or the Sweepstakes will be brought in the courts located in New York and (ii) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any Prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Sweepstakes participants hereby waive any and all objections to personal jurisdiction. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred including, without limitation, costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees. Under no circumstances will Sweepstakes participants be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waive all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. 

Differio.com and myVACAYA.com and all of the related pages, contents and code are copyrighted. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted material or trademarks without the express written consent of its/their owner(s) is strictly prohibited.  All rights reserved.

The Sponsor Affiliates are not sponsors of this Sweepstakes and is not responsible for the administration, execution, or conduct of the Sweepstakes.

SPONSOR:  VACAYA, LLC

c/o VACAYA CRUISE SWEEPSTAKES, 141 Nevis Street, Suite 130; Brooklyn, NY 11217. 

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