STARWARD WHISKY WIN A TRIP TO AUSTRALIA
SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO PARTICIPATE. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

Sponsor: Motive Marketing Group

Eligibility: The Starward Whisky “Win a Trip to Australia” Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia, excluding its territories and possessions, age 21 or older at the time of entry. Void where taxed, prohibited or restricted by law. Officers, directors and employees of Sponsor, its parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates; individuals or entities responsible for the development, printing, distribution, and implementation of this Sweepstakes; suppliers, distributors and retailers of alcohol-beverage products; and individuals who are employees of or members of the immediate family or household, whether or not related, of any of the foregoing are not eligible to enter to win. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable Federal, state and local laws and regulations.

Sweepstakes Entry Period:  The Sweepstakes will begin on January 1st and end on April 30th, 2023.  To be eligible, all entries must be received by April 30th, 2023 (the “Sweepstakes Entry Period”).

To Enter: There is one way to enter the Sweepstakes:

  1. To Enter via a Smartphone with a QR Reader Application: Scan the QR code located on the in-store display with your QR reader on your Smartphone where you will be redirected to [https://slkt.io/X38p] (the “Web Site”). If you do not have a QR code reader, you may download one for free at your App Store or Google Play. Standard data fees may apply. See your wireless carrier for pricing plan details. Each wireless carrier’s instructions for scanning may be different. Check your wireless phone capabilities for specific instructions.

Only entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period and which are otherwise fully compliant with these Official Rules are “Valid Entries.”  Limit one (1) entry per person, per wireless phone number per day. A “day” is defined as 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time though 11:59:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Entrants may enter the Sweepstakes using one (1) valid name, wireless phone number only. In the event of a dispute involving entries submitted by multiple individuals using the same wireless phone number, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized owner of the wireless phone number used to enter the Sweepstakes at the time of entry. The authorized account owner is defined as the natural person who is assigned to a wireless phone number by the relevant wireless carrier, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning wireless phone numbers (as applicable) and he/she must fully comply with these Official Rules. Entries from any person, wireless phone number, or household in excess of the above-stated entry limit are prohibited and will void all entries by that entrant.   Entrants expressly agree to assume the risk of lost, late, incomplete, garbled, damaged, delayed, illegible, stolen, undelivered or misdirected entries and QR Code scans and acknowledge that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for such entries. 

Selection of Winner(s): On or about May 15th, 2023, Sponsor or an independent sweepstakes organization or entity designated by Sponsor will randomly draw one (1) potential winner from all Valid Entries. The Sponsor and/or its independent sweepstakes organization will determine, in its/their sole discretion, which entries are deemed Valid Entries, and their decisions and the result of the drawing will be final in all respects.   Odds of winning depend on the total number of Valid Entries timely received.

Winner Notification: Potential winner will be notified by email and/or telephone using the information provided on such potential winner’s entry on or about May 15th, 2023 (“Prize Notification”).  Prize Notification by telephone and/or email shall be deemed to have occurred on the date Sponsor or Sponsor’s designee first attempts to make email and/or telephone contact with a potential winner. In order to receive the Prize (as defined below), potential winner must provide his or her social security number and will also be required to sign an affidavit or certification of eligibility and publicity/liability release within seven (7) business days of the date of initial Prize Notification, or an alternate potential winner will be selected at Sponsor’s sole discretion.  If any prospective potential winner is found to be ineligible for any reason, an alternate potential winner may be selected at Sponsor’s sole discretion.  If Prize Notification is returned as undeliverable, it will result in disqualification, and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, the Prize may be awarded to an alternate potential winner.  Any non-response by a potential winner or Sponsor’s failure to receive a response from any potential winner within the prescribed seven (7) business day period will result in disqualification of such potential winner and the selection of an alternate potential winner in Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting. In the event Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner or if a potential winner is non-compliant with these Official Rules, the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate potential winner will be selected. Sponsor is not responsible for unsuccessful efforts to notify any potential winner.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, the potential winner and any alternate potential winners are collectively referred to herein as the “Winner.”

Prize: Winner will receive a trip to Australia to visit the Starward Distillery. Prize includes Fully coordinated and paid for trip to Australia.  Actual retail value of trip depends on location of Winner, fares, lodging and other costs at time of booking.  If actual retail value is less than stated ARV, neither the difference in value not any additional compensation will be awarded. All reservations and travel arrangements shall be with suppliers and air carriers selected by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion; must be made through a travel agent selected by Sponsor; and are subject to availability.  Travel dates must be confirmed at least 45 days prior to departure. The trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles. Airline tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable, and are not valid for upgrades. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply. In the event any activity included in the Prize is cancelled, delayed or postponed for any reason, Winner will not be reimbursed, and Prize shall consist solely of the remaining elements, if any.  If applicable, all guests must be 21 years of age or older at the time travel is booked and may be required to complete and return a liability and publicity release prior to travel.  Trip Winner guests must travel on the same itinerary and must be available to travel on dates specified by Sponsor. Winner and guests are responsible for obtaining any necessary documentation (e.g., valid passport, photo ID, etc.) prior to travel.  Any costs, expenses or incidentals associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the responsibility of the Trip Winner, including, without limitation, all Federal, state, local and income taxes, luggage fees, meals, gratuities, incidentals, additional ground transportation, activities, souvenirs, and tips on the Prize.

General Prize Conditions: Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. No transfers, cash redemption, or substitutions are permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value in its sole and absolute discretion.  Prize award is subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.  Any and all Federal, state and local taxes on Prizes, and any other costs, fees and expenses not explicitly stated herein as being awarded, are the sole responsibility of the Winner.  Prizes will be shipped within 6-8 weeks from the date of completion of the Winner verification process. All Prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a background check, including but not limited to criminal history on Trip Winners and their guests. To the extent required by law, Trip Winners and their guests shall authorize this check.

General: By participating, all entrants warrant and represent that they have complied in full with these Official Rules, including but not limited to all eligibility requirements, and further agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and/or the sweepstakes organization or entity, which are final and binding in all respects. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Photocopies, facsimiles, illegible, incomplete or mechanically reproduced entries are not eligible. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered, mass entries or entries generated automatically or robotically, or by a script, macro or use of any automated or mechanical device(s) or practices, or any other means which subvert the entry process are void.  Sponsor, and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions and/or advertising or sweepstakes agencies, individuals or entities responsible for the development, printing, distribution and implementation of this Sweepstakes, suppliers, distributors and retailers of alcohol-beverage products, and each of their respective employees, officers, directors and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible or postage due entries; (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, mechanical, typographical, printing, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or errors of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor; (iii) hardware or software errors; faulty computer, telephone, cable, satellite, network, cellular towers, electronic, wireless or Internet connectivity or other online communication problems; errors or limitations of any Internet service providers, servers, hosts or providers; garbled, jumbled, scrambled, delayed or faulty data transmission entries; failure of any e-mail transmissions to be sent or received; lost, late, delayed or intercepted e-mail transmissions; inaccessibility of the Web Site in whole or in part for any reason; traffic congestion on the Internet or the Web Site; unauthorized human or non-human intervention of the operation of the Sweepstakes, including without limitation, unauthorized tampering, hacking, theft, virus, bugs, worms; or destruction of any aspect of the Sweepstakes, or loss, miscount, misdirection, inaccessibility or unavailability of an email account used in connection with the Sweepstakes; or (iv) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or other device related to or resulting from entering or otherwise participating in the Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of a Web Site.  Released Parties are also not responsible for any other errors in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or problems in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries and/or QR codes, the incorrect scanning of any QR code, the announcement of the Winners, or typographical, printing or other errors in these Official Rules or in any Sweepstakes-related materials.  Sponsor reserves the right to withdraw and terminate, or modify, the administration of the Sweepstakes if it becomes technically corrupted, if a computer virus or system malfunction impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes, or if the online entry method otherwise becomes impossible, impractical, infeasible for any other reason.  If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion to cancel, suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes.  In the event of cancellation or termination, Sponsor will award Prizes for the drawings at issue in a random drawing from all non-suspect, eligible entries received for the applicable drawing(s) up to the time of such cancellation or termination of the Promotion.

By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless Released Parties from and against any and all claims, demands, expenses, losses and liabilities of any nature whatsoever caused or contributed to by: (i) entering or participating in the Sweepstakes (including any claims of third parties alleging infringement, rights of publicity, rights of privacy or defamation or other intellectual property rights); (ii) the acceptance, use or misuse of any Prize; and/or (iii) participation in any Prize-related activities or travel.  By participating in the Sweepstakes and accepting a Prize, entrant irrevocably grants to Sponsor and its designees, the unconditional and perpetual right and permission to use the entrant’s name, address (city and state), image, voice, likeness, statements, biographical material as well as any additional photographic images, video images, portraits, interviews or other materials relating to the entrant and arising from his/her participation in this Sweepstakes in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world in perpetuity, for advertising, Sweepstakes or any other purposes, without limitation and without additional review, notification, compensation, or approval from the entrant  (unless prohibited by law).  Entrant further agrees to release, indemnify, and hold harmless Sponsor from any and all claims that any commercial, advertising, presentation, web content or any other material subsequently produced, presented and/or prepared by or on behalf of Sponsor infringes on the rights of entrant’s work as contained in any submitted entry.

Legal Warning: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER WITH OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND TO DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Interpretation: This Sweepstakes shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A. without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. By participating, entrants agree that any and all disputes arising out of or relating in any way to this Sweepstakes shall be litigated only in courts sitting in New York, NY, U.S.A.  The New York courts (State and Federal) shall have sole jurisdiction of any controversies regarding the sweepstakes/contest and the laws of the State of New York shall govern the Sweepstakes/Contest.  Each entrant waives any and all objections to jurisdiction and venue in these courts and hereby submits to the jurisdiction of these courts.

Winner’s list: Available after May 15, 2023. For a list of Prize Winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope by June 1, 2023 to: 31103 Rancho Viejo Road, Suite D-2113, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Unsubscribe: Sponsor shares your concerns about the privacy of your personal information. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to receive marketing materials, communications and other materials from the Sponsor and/or any promotional partners whose products and services Sponsor feels might interest entrants at a future date. An entrant not interested in receiving future promotional offers should email gdayusa@starward.com.au to notify the Sponsor that he or she does not desire to receive such materials.

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