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The company LEADER HOTELS under the brand label DES HOTELS ET DES ILES with a capital of 7622.45 Euros, registered at the Paris RCS number B339 261 695 having its registered office at P/O CREOLE BEACH - BP 61 / 97190 Gosier – Guadeloupe (hereinafter referred to as the “Organising Company”) organizes from the 19 May 2014 to the 1st July 2014 inclusive, a game, free and without any obligation to make a purchase, on the internet site accessible at the following address: http://www.deshotelsetdesiles.com/us/jeu25 entitled “But where is Charlotte???”.
Article 2 : Definitions
In these rules, each of the following expressions will have the meaning specified in its definition:
“Registration”: means the process by which a person accessing the site in order to participate in the free game “But where is Charlotte???” completes a mandatory form and in particular enters his/her date of birth and his/her email address and becomes a participant.
“Participant”: means a person who participates in the game offered by the organising company on its site and for which prizes are offered, and to this end has completed the registration form, and accepted that these rules apply, and accepted in particular to receive, in the future and from time to time, Des Hôtels et Des Iles promotional offers.
“Playing the game”:
The game takes place from the 19 May 2014 to the 1 July 2014 inclusive. The participant is asked 5 questions.
If the participant answers the 5 questions correctly, he/she is qualified to enter the prize draw for prize 1.
If the participant answers question 1 correctly, he/she is qualified to enter the prize draw for prize 2.
If the participant answers question 2 correctly, he/she is qualified to enter the prize draw for prize 3
If the participant answers question 3 correctly, he/she is qualified to enter the prize draw for prize 4
If the participant answers question 4 correctly, he/she is qualified to enter the prize draw for prize 5
If the participant answers question 5 correctly, he/she is qualified to enter the prize draw for prize 6
The participant can also during his/her participation share the game on Facebook and/or Twitter and qualify for the following prize draws:
The participant who plays at least 2 (two) of his/her friends from sharing the game on his/her Facebook until the July 2014 will qualify for the prize draw of prize 7.
The participant who plays at least 2 (two) of his/her followers from sharing the game on his/her Twitter until the July 2014 will qualify for the prize draw of prize 8.
The participant having brought the largest number of different players via his/her Facebook sharing up to the 1 July 2014 will win prize 9 (prize draw in the event of equality)
The participant having brought the largest number of different players via his/her Twitter sharing up to the 1 July 2014 will win prize 10 (prize draw in the event of equality)
The Des Hôtels & des Îles Editorial Board will award the prizes 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 to the participants the most active by reference to their comments or their sharing on Facebook.
The Des Hôtels & des Îles Editorial Board will award the prizes 16, 17, 19, 20, 21 to the participants the most active by reference to their comments or their sharing on Twitter.
One participant can only win one prize by participating through the 3 channels: internet site, Facebook and Twitter. The prizes are non-transferable. All entries generated by a script, macro-command, robotic reproduction, programming or any other automated means are prohibited and will be automatically disqualified
“Site”: means the website published by the organising company accessible at the URL address deshotelsetdesiles.com directly or through any other URL, hyperlink, tab or button placed on another site and redirecting users to the site.
Article 3: General conditions of participation
The participation in the game implies the express acceptance without reserve of these rules, and all its stipulations, the rules of deontology in force on the internet (etiquette, charter of good behavior …) as well as the laws and rules applicable to games in force in France. The participation in this game is open to all throughout the world.
Participation is open to any individual, over the age of majority (over 18) on the day of inscription except for members of the personnel of the companies having participated directly or indirectly in the organization or in the realization of the game as well as their parents.
The participant is informed and accepts that the information entered into the inscription form is subject to proof of his/her identity. The information entered by the participant commits him/her from its validation.
The participant undertakes to complete in good faith the inscription and participation form made available to him/her and transmitted to the organizing company, with exact information. He/she must enter the information necessary for his/her identification and particularly his/her birth date, a valid email address, and a valid email address of a friend. The participant will have the possibility to benefit from a second chance by entering the valid email address of a second friend.
Any inaccurate or incomplete inscription will not be taken into account and will involve the nullity of the participation.
In validating his/her participation in the Des Hôtels et des Iles game, the participant agrees to thereafter accept marketing offers from the organizing company.
Article 4: Presentation of the free game of drawing of lots, with no obligation to make any purchase
The duly registered participants must complete the inscription on the site, entering his/her email address, his/her birth date ...
Article 5: The prizes
The prize draw will take place on 3 July 2014 for prizes 1 to 8 and will determine the winners. In the event of equality, two (2) other prize draws will decide between the winners for Facebook and twitter relating to prize 9 and prize 10. The allocation of the prizes 11 to 21 will be done on 03 July 2014 after a meeting and deliberation of the Des Hôtels & Des Îles Editorial Board.
The draw will take place in increasing order; prize 1 to 10.
- one (1) stay of 6 nights in accommodation with American breakfast at La Créole Beach Hôtel & Spa at Gosier on Guadeloupe, in a room of Comfort category for 2 persons. Return flights for 2 (two) persons departing Paris with the French airline XL Airways in economy class. Tickets subject to availability on the desired dates and valid for travel up to 3 July 2015 (date of last return). These tickets are non-transferable, non-changeable, subject to special conditions of travel, subject to availability, not available during school holiday periods (all zones). Not giving rise to any compensation of any description whatsoever. The airport taxes and other airport charges (excluding carrier surcharge(s)) are the responsibility of the recipient subject to a maximum of 90 euros per person. Des Hôtels et Des Iles cannot be held responsible in the event of cancellation by the recipient. Excluding airport/hotel/airport transfers, Subject to availability, excluding school holidays. Prize non-transferable. Valid for 1 year counting from the date of the prize draw.
Value of the prize: 4200 euros
Prize 11 to 21
No financial compensation in the event of non use of the prize nor refund. The prizes are not marketable.
Article 6: Obtaining the prizes
The winners will be personally notified by email during the 14 days after the draw. They will receive in this email all the information and instructions required to avail themselves of the prize.
If it is not possible for a winner to take advantage of a prize within the limit of validity, he/she will loose the prize and not be able to obtain any financial or material compensation. Once the corresponding holiday has been reserved, no modification or cancellation can be effected by the organizing company, for any reason whatsoever.
Without prejudice to any legal action or to its faculty to cancel the inscription of the participant, the organizing company is not obliged to provide any prize to a winning participant if he/she has not entered the correct information on inscription, or if he/she has obviously and by any means whatsoever successfully distorted the result of the game or if he/she has not abided by these rules.
Only one prize will be awarded to any one person. The prize is personal, not marketable, and cannot be allotted to another person.
The prize cannot give rise to any dispute, neither an exchange for cash, nor an exchange or replacement (however it is accepted that the organizing company reserves the right at any time to substitute the prize for another prize of equivalent value). In the case of a prize with an exact date (cruises), no change of dates could be accepted.
The photographs representing the products are exclusively for illustration purposes only and are not contractual.
The organizing company reserves the right to modify at any time and without prior notice, the list of prizes offered. Any modification will be the subject, as far as possible, of a notification to the participant.
These prizes are only valid after preliminary reservations and according to availability.
Article 7: Publicity and promotion of the winners
The mere fact alone of accepting his/her prize, is a confirmation that the winner authorizes the use of his/her surname, first name(s), complete address and alias in all public – promotional appearances related to this game, without limitation of space or time and without such use in any way whatsoever giving rights additional to the prize won.
Article 8: Rights of access and of rectification
In accordance with the provisions of article 34 of the law n° 78-17 of the 6th January 1978, the Informatique et Liberté [Data processing and freedom] law, relative to data processing, files and freedoms, all persons making an inscription on the site, benefit from a right of access, of correction, of removal and of removal of the data referring to them, at the organizing company.
These rights can be exercised on simple request by writing to:
DES HOTELS ET DES ILES
120, rue la Boetie
75008 Paris - FRANCE
In accordance with the legislation in force, the information collected within the context of this game, is exclusively intended for use by the organizing company and will be neither sold nor provided to third parties, in any manner whatsoever.
Any person who exercises his/her right for the suppression of the data relating to them, before the end of the game, will be considered as terminating his/her participation.
Article 9: Responsibility
The responsibility of the organizing company is strictly limited to the delivery of the actual and validly gained prizes.
The organizing company cannot be held responsible for the fraudulent use of the rights in connection with or attribution of the prize of a participant.
The organizing company informs that, taking into account the characteristics of the internet network, such as the free collection of disseminated information and the difficulty, even the impossibility, of controlling the use which could be made of it by third parties, it does not accept responsibility for any misuse whatsoever of this information.
The organizing company accepts no responsibility for any dysfunction of the internet network, telephone lines, or reception equipment preventing the good functioning of the game. In addition, it accepts no responsibility for problems of routing or loss of emails or post.
The organizing company accepts no responsibility for equipment or software technical failure or anomaly of any description (virus, bug …) caused to the system of the participant.
The organizing company accepts no responsibility for dysfunctioning related to a human error or a problem of electrical origin.
The organizing company reserves the right to curtail, extend, defer, modify or cancel this game if the circumstances so require. In any event, it cannot be held responsible for these eventualities.
The organizing company will make every effort to enable access to the game on the site at all times, without having an obligation to do so. The organizing company is at liberty at any time, especially for technical reasons, updating or for maintenance to interrupt the access to the site and to the game on the site. The organizing company accepts no responsibility for these interruptions and their consequences.
Article 10: Compliance with the rules
Participation in the free game"But where is Charlotte???" implies an honest attitude, meaning the absolute respect for the rules and the rights of other participants.
The participants undertake to not implement or seek to implement any procedure linked to the participation, which is not in strict conformity with the respect for the principles of the game and these rules.
The organizing company reserves the right to remove from the game, any person not totally respecting this rule.
The organizing company also reserves the right to prosecute anyone attempting to defraud or injure the good course of the game.
The organizing company can decide to cancel the game if it appears that obvious frauds have been perpetrated in any form whatsoever, and in particular in a data processing fashion within the context of the participation in the game or in the determination of the winners.
The organizing company reserves the right to carry out any checking of the respect for this article, and for any of the articles of these rules, especially in order to eliminate any participant having committed any unspecified abuse or attempt at fraud, without however having the obligation to carry out a systematic check of all the bulletins of participation received, and having the right to limit this verification to the bulletins of the potential winners.
Convention on evidence:
It is agreed that the data contained in the information systems of the organizing company have conclusive force, relating to the elements of connection and information resulting from the data processing treatment relative to the games organized by the organizing company.
The designation of the winner of the draw will be carried out under the supervision of a “huissier” [French bailiff]
Article 11: Conditions for repayment
The game "But where is Charlotte???" is free and without an obligation for purchase.
The organizing company undertakes to refund to any participant who makes the request, the telephone expenses involved in connecting to the site and participating in the game referred to.
The expense of connection required for participation in the game, estimated at a total of 5 minutes, will be refunded to participants, on the basis of the local call cost of the France Telecom tariff in force at the date of publication of this rule, being 0.12 euro for the first minute and 0.02 euros for the following minutes, thus 0.20 euro.
Refunds are limited to one refund per participant over the whole period of the operation.
All requests for a refund must:
- be made in writing, submitted in an envelope stamped and bearing the correct postage, to:
DES HOTELS ET DES ILES
120, rue la Boetie
75008 Paris – France
- arrive at the organizer before the 3rd July 2014, the postmark being taken as proof.
- quote the personal last name, first name and postal address, identifier (email address)
- quote the date, time and duration of the connection to the site over the period of the game,
- attach a detailed invoice from the internet access supplier subscribed to, on which is quoted the date and time of the connection to the site clearly underlined. The name and address details of the inscription must be the same as those on the invoice of the internet access supplier.
- be accompanied by a RIP (RIB or RICE).
Each application must include only one request for a refund, for a single and unique participant (one envelope: one refund request) If necessary the cost of postage for such a request will be refunded by the organizing company, at the cheapest tariff in force, on simple request included with the request for refund of the connection charges.
The expenses related to the photocopying of the supporting documents, are refunded on the basis of 0.15 euro centimes per page, on simple request included in the request for refund of the connection charges.
The refund will be made by a bank transfer, made within 60 days from the receipt of the application, after verification that the request is well founded and especially that the information contained in the application letter conforms to the information entered on the inscription form of the site.
Participants who do not pay connection charges directly linked to their communication usage (persons with a subscription, users of cyber cable, broad band …) cannot obtain a refund.
The refund of the expenses of sending the supporting documents required from winners is carried out on simple written request to the address shown, on the basis of 0.15 euro centimes per page and at the cheapest postal tariff.
Article 12: Modification of the rules
The organizing company reserves the right to modify the articles of these rules and especially the rules of the game and the profits allotted, primarily in order to take account of the evolution of legal requirements, statutory or administrative, court orders, recommendations issued by the organizations responsible for the internet network administration and of the marketing policy of the organizing company. Each modification will be the object of an endorsement to the rules and will be lodged with the bailiff along with these rules.
Article 13: Deposit of rules
These rules have been deposited with Maître Robert OUAZAN - huissier de justice [bailiff], 28 boulevard Poissonnière - 75009 Paris – Telephone; 01 49 70 80 20. These rules, can be consulted at any time on the site, during the whole duration of the game, free on line, they can also be sent free of charge to anyone on request addressed to:
Maître Robert OUAZAN - Jeu "But where is Charlotte???" - 28, Boulevard Poissonnière - 75009 Paris - Téléphone; 01 49 70 80 20
Article 14: Litigation
The applicable law is French law. The participants are thus subject to the French regulations applicable to games.
All litigation arising from this game and which cannot be resolved amically, must be submitted to the judicial courts of Paris.