Columbia Cliff Villas Hotel Located in Hood River - Hood River, Oregon, OR 97031, United States

Official Contest Rules

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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINING.

1. Contest Period: Columbia Cliff Villas Hotel Photo Contest (the "Contest") will begin 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time ("PT") on June 1, 2012 and will end at 11:59:59 p.m. on August 31, 2012.

2. Eligibility: The Contest is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years old or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers and directors of Columbia Cliff Villas Hotel and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouses) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees, officers and directors are not eligible to enter. The Contest is void outside the continental United States, and where prohibited by law, regulation, statute or other appropriate authority, and is subject to allapplicable federal, state and local laws

3. Prizes: A. Every applicant will receive a $50 gift certificate that can be applied to a future stay at Columbia Cliff Villas Hotel. Certificates will be mailed out after the contest period has ended. (Limit of one gift certificate per entry. Guests are allowed to submit one photo per reservation). No limit on number of certificates given out. B. Grand Prize: One (1) grand prize will be awarded on September 30, 2012. The Grand Prize "Ultimate Gorge Getaway" shall include: Two (2) Night Stay at a Columbia Cliff Villas Hotel in a River Room (up to $650 value including taxes and fees); One Wine Tasting Voucher for 2 Adults to be used at select, participating wineries. Must be 21 years old or older to receive wine tasting voucher. (up to $40 value); One rafting trip for two (2) adults with Zoller’s Outdoor Odysseys ($140 value) Total Estimated Grand Prize Value:$830 total

4. Prize Restrictions: Prizes are non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. In the case of unavailability of prize, Columbia Cliff Villas Hotel reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.

5. How to Participate: During the Contest Period, a contestant ("You") may submit a photo of your trip to Hood River, Oregon per the instructions below. Photo Submission Requirements- submit to:gorgegetaway@columbiacliffvillas.com
1. Clear .jpg photo of from your trip to Hood River, Oregon
2. Maximum size 900x600 pixels and/or 5 megabytes You agree that you shall not submit any photo that contains (i) disparaging or obscene language, photographs or film (ii) nudity (iii) photographs or film of trademarks and/or logos not belonging to Columbia Cliff Villas (unless you are permitted to do so in writing by the owners of such trademarks or logos) and/or (iv) language, photos or film that is injurious to another party and/or may damage another party's reputation. You acknowledge that Columbia Cliff Villas expressly conditions its acceptance of your submission on your agreement of the preceding sentence, and if it is discovered that you have violated such agreement, Columbia Cliff Villas reserves the right to disqualify your submission. Each contestant may submit only ONE photo per hotel reservation. Multiple entries will be disqualified. (B) Public Voting Voting is open to the public daily during the Contest Voting Period. The voting period will begin on September 1, 2012 and the first round will conclude on September 14, 2012. The final voting will take place from September 16, 2012 to September 28, 2012. You may vote using the Facebook "like" button once for any photo. Any use of robotic, macro, automatic, programmed or like voting methods will void all such votes. Any attempt by contestant and/or his/her family/friends to vote more than once vote per email addresses using multiple names, email addresses, phone numbers and/or any other fraudulent mechanism, as determined by Columbia Cliff Villas its sole discretion, shall give Columbia Cliff Villas the right to disqualify any submission in its reasonable discretion. At the close of the first voting period (September 1-14), the top 10 (10) photos with the most "Like" votes will advance to the final round for voting on the grand prize winner. On September 30, 2012 Columbia Cliff Villas will select the Grand Prize photo from the 10 finalists and the photo with the most Facebook “Likes” will be the winner for the "Ultimate Gorge Getaway."

6. Winner Selection: First round contest winners (September 1-14, 2012), will be notified on the first day of the following the voting periods. Grand Prize winner will be notified on October 1, 2012. If the contest winner does not reply to any notification within forty-eight (48) hours, such contest winner, may in the sole discretion of Columbia Cliff Villas, be disqualified and an alternate contest winner may be selected. The Grand Prize winner will be announced publicly by October 1, 2012.

7. Grant of Rights: Except where prohibited, by participating in the Contest and regardless of whether you are a winner, you grant Columbia Cliff Villas, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and licensees an exclusive, irrevocable license to use, alter adapt, publish, distribute, copy, exhibit, display, market, promote, advertise, publicize and otherwise exploit your name, signature, likeness, photograph(s), as well as additional photographs, video footage or other images that Columbia Cliff Villas may take of you if you are the winner, in whole or in part, in any manner and for whatever purpose Columbia Cliff Villas shall elect, in any and all media now known or hereinafter developed, including but not limited to Columbia Cliff Villas website, other websites, newsletters electronic or printed, press releases, social media sites, television, radio and/or printed materials, worldwide in perpetuity, without further compensation, notification or permission. You shall not claim or be entitled to receive any compensation or credit for such use.

8. Entrant Representations, Warranties, Indemnification and Release: By entering, each entrant represents and warrants to Columbia Cliff Villas that his/her entry is (i) completely the original work of the entrant and was written or filmed solely by the entrant, (ii) not copied from any other source or previously broadcast or otherwise distributed or disseminated in any media or format, (iii) not in the public domain, and (iv) not in violation of or conflict with the trademark, copyright, rights of privacy, rights of publicity or any other rights, of any kind or nature, of any other person or entity. Entrant agrees to defend and indemnify Columbia Cliff Villas for any breach of the above representations. By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to indemnify, defend, release, discharge and hold harmless Columbia Cliff Villas and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, promotional partners and agents, and all others associated with the development and execution of this Contest, and the officers, directors and employees of each of the foregoing, from any and all claims and liabilities arising from or in connection with participation in this Contest, including without limitation (a) claims for injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from participation in this Contest or acceptance or use of any prize and (b) claims based on rights of privacy, rights of publicity, false light, defamation, copyright and/or trademark infringement relating to the submission or exploitation of the entrant's concept.

9. Release: You hereby release and discharge Columbia Cliff Villas, its employees, agents, licensees, successors and assigns ("Columbia Cliff Villas Parties") from any and all claims, liabilities, demands or causes of actions that it may have or may from now on for libel, defamation, invasion of privacy or right of publicity, infringement of copyright or trademark, or violation of any other right arising out of or relating to any utilization of the rights granted under this agreement. You agree that Columbia Cliff Villas shall have the unlimited right to vary, change, alter, modify, add to and/or delete from the Image in its Use, and to rearrange and/or transpose the Image, and to use a portion or portions of Image together with any other literary, dramatic, digital or other material of any kind. You enter into this agreement voluntarily, without coercion or duress. 
You agree that you shall be responsible for obtaining the same above consent from all persons that will be named, photographed or filmed in your submission, and in addition to the general indemnity set forth below, specifically agree to indemnify Columbia Cliff Villas for any claims arising out of your failure to gain such consent.

10. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY, DISCLAIMERS/RELEASE: COLUMBIA CLIFF VILALS PARTIES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND (WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE), INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. RELEASED PARTIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE GUARANTEES OR WARRANTIES MADE OR OFFERED BY ADVERTISERS, PARTNERS, MANUFACTURERS OR SUPPLIERS, INCLUDING THOSE RELATED TO THE PRIZE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL COLUMBIA CLIFF VILLAS PARTIES BE HELD RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR YOUR USE OF THE INFORMATION AND/OR PRODUCTS PROVIDED AND/OR MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE CONTEST OR FOR ERRORS OR ANOMALIES RESULTING IN THE UNINTENDED OR ERRONEOUS PARTICIPATION, AWARD OF PRIZE OR OTHER BENEFITS UNDER THESE OFFICIAL RULES. RELEASED PARTIES OFFER NO ASSURANCES, GUARANTEES OR WARRANTIES THAT THE CONTEST OR RELATED WEBSITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE AND DO NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE CONTEST. RELEASED PARTIES WILL NOT BE LIABLE, AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE, FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RELATED TO YOUR PARTICIPATION IN OR INABILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST, WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARE DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL.BY ENTERING THE CONTEST AND/OR ACCEPTING A PRIZE, YOU AGREE THAT THE RELEASED PARTIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, AND WILL BE HELD HARMLESS BY YOU AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE, INJURY OR LOSS TO PERSON (INCLUDING DEATH) OR PROPERTY RELATED IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, TO ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF PRIZE, PARTICIPATION IN ANY PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY, USE BY A RELEASED PARTY OF ANY ENTRY, PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST, OR ANY OTHER CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST A RELEASED PARTY. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU IN WHOLE OR IN PART.

11. Conditions: All federal, state and other taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. By participating, entrants, and winners and their guest agree to release and hold harmless Columbia Cliff Villas Parties and their respective successors and assigns from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Contest, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Contest-related activity and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. Columbia Cliff Villas Parties are not responsible if Contest cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism. Participants who do not comply with these Official Rules, attempt to interfere with this Contest or act in an inappropriate or disruptive manner in any way shall be disqualified. There is no purchase necessary to participate. A purchase does not increase odds of winning.

12. Additional Terms:Columbia Cliff Villas Parties are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, web site, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one's ability for you to enter a submission to the Contest, including any injury or damage to your or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading any materials in this Contest. Columbia Cliff Villas reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Contest should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Contest.. Columbia Cliff Villas reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the operation of the Contest or web site. Columbia Cliff Villas may prohibit a participant from participating in the Contest or winning the Grand Prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Columbia Cliff Villas Parties.

13. Disputes: Except where prohibited, Columbia Cliff Villas reserves the right to make all decisions in its sole discretion arising out of or relating to the Contest, and the decisions by Columbia Cliff Villas are final and binding on all matters relating to the Contest. Except where prohibited, you agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Oregon; (b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Contest, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (c) notwithstanding the foregoing, you waive the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Columbia Cliff Villas in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Oregon, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than State of Oregon. By participating in the Contest, you agree that Hood River, OR will be the exclusive forum for any formal dispute resolution.

14. Columbia Cliff Villas Hotel: Aerie Development LLC dba Columbia Cliff Villas, 3880 Westcliff Drive, PO Box 887, Hood River, OR 97031. For the name of the Winners, or to submit any other questions or comments relating to the Sweepstakes, contact gorgegetaway@columbiacliffvillas.com

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