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Share your foodie photos with us! Tag your Restaurant Week pics on Instagram with #DINESYV for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate at a participating Restaurant Week restaurant. Remember to visit DineSYV.com for a full list of participating restaurants and menus.

VISITSYV AND INSTAGRAM RULES

Use #DINESYV to Celebrate SYV Restaurant Week For A Chance To Win

Prize: $50 gift certificate to a participating SYV Restaurant Week Restaurant.

How to Enter: Post a photo of your meal from an SYV Restaurant Week Restaurant using #DINESYV. VisitSYV will pick three (3) winners to get a $50 gift certificate to a participating SYV Restaurant Week Restaurant. Winners will be selected based on photo quality and judging criteria of VISITSYV.

Winners: Three winners will be selected to win one $50 gift certificate after Restaurant Week has ended. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Instagram.

Criteria: Winners will be selected according to quality of photo, creative and aesthetic point of view, and appetizing appeal. Selection of winning entries is subject to judgment of VisitSYV.

Complete Rules Below

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT REQUIRED TO ENTER OR WIN. SWEEPSTAKES VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

Sponsor VisitSYV, PO Box 633, Solvang, CA 93464
The details of the prize and how to enter the Sweepstakes are contained in these Official Rules.

Eligibility The VisitSYV #DineSYV Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is only open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia, who are of legal age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside (and at least 18 years old) at the time of entry. Void outside United States and District of Columbia and where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation. Employees of VISITSYV (Sponsor) and its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising or promotion agencies are not eligible, nor are members of these employees’ families (defined as parents, children, siblings, spouse, and life partners). Proof of residency and age may be required. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations.

Timing The Sweepstakes begins at TIME Pacific Standard Time (“PDT”) on January 24, 2016 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on January 31, (“Promotion Period”). Three (3) winners will be awarded the following Wednesday after the Promotion Period. Entries received prior to or after the Promotion Period are disqualified.

This Sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by Instagram, nor is Instagram associated with this Sweepstakes in any way. By entering this Sweepstakes, you understand that you are providing information to the Sponsor and not to Instagram. By entering this Sweepstakes you completely release Instagram from any and all liability for losses or injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Sweepstakes. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Sweepstake must be directed to the Sponsor and not to Instagram.

Use of Data Sponsor will be collecting personal data about participants (including, without limitation, name, phone number, mailing address, gender, age, e-mail addresses) when they enter the Sweepstakes online. Sponsor is entitled to use personal data contained in all entry forms in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy policy. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to all personal information uses and disclaimers as explained in Sponsor’s Privacy Policy at www.VisitSYV.com. Notwithstanding any contrary provision in the Sponsor’s privacy policies, entrants grant to the Sponsor, and the Sponsor reserves, the right to use any and all information related to the Sweepstakes, including information provided by entrants in connection with the Sweepstakes, for any purpose, unless prohibited by law. Entrants may be required to sign a release, which grants the Sponsor the right to use and publish their proper name online or in any other media in connection with the Sweepstakes. In order to accept a prize, entrants shall be required to sign a release that grants permission to the Sponsor to use his or her name, photograph, likeness, prize information and/or biographical information without future compensation unless prohibited by law. By entering, participants release and hold harmless the Sponsor, its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with the Sweepstakes, Sponsor’s website, https://www.instagram.com/VisitSYV or any prize won.

Agreement to Official Rules Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and Sponsor’s Privacy Policy at https://www.visitsyv.com/privacy and to be contacted by telephone and/or email. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Limit one (1) prize per person, family, and per household.

Selection of Potential Winners Three (3) winners (“Winners”) will be selected at random on February 3 and Winners will be contacted on or about February 3. Sponsor’s decisions as to all matters related to administration of the Sweepstakes and selection of Winners are final. Potential Winners must comply with all terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules, and winning and award of prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. If a potential winner cannot be contacted within twenty-four (24) hours after the first attempt to contact such potential winner, an alternate entrant will be selected in his or her place at random from all eligible entries received.

Prizes Three (3) prizes are available. Three (3) total winners will receive the following prize package: $50 gift certificate to a participating SYV Restaurant Week Restaurant (the “Prize”) (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize: $50). Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of Winner. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

The Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions or substitutions except at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole and absolute discretion.

Restrictions The Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). Except where otherwise expressly noted in these Official Rules, the selection of all vendors, prizes, products and services is subject to the Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Prize (and/or any portion thereof) is nontransferable and non-exchangeable. No substitutions or cash redemption of prize is permitted except that Sponsor retains the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater retail value (or at Sponsor’s election, the cash value of the applicable prize). Additional restrictions may apply.
All federal, state and local taxes related to the Prize are the sole responsibility of each Winner. All other expenses and costs not expressly listed above are Winner’s sole responsibility. No refunds or credit for changes are allowed. No transfer of the prize is permitted. Return of any prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

General Conditions The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States and the State of California, excluding conflicts of laws principles. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Sweepstakes void where prohibited. Sweepstakes may only be entered in or from United States and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry.
Except where prohibited by law, Winner and guest grant to Sponsor and its advertising agencies the right to use and publish Winner’s and Winner’s guest’s photo, proper name, likeness, voice, opinions, biographical information and state in any media to promote the Sweepstakes without additional compensation. By entering, you release, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, any sponsor of the Sweepstakes, and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, owners, members, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents (“Releases”) from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind, including death, arising from or in connection with the Sweepstakes or receipt or use and/or misuse of any prize. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud or any other factor impairs the integrity of the Sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Online entries are deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The “authorized account holder” is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, service provider or other online organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. Prize will only be awarded to the authorized account holder If, in Sponsor opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Sweepstakes, or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to void any entries at issue (including disqualifying any individual who tampers or otherwise interferes with the entry process), and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. In the event of such cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to award prize in a random drawing from all eligible entries received before the time of cancellation. Sponsor in no way promote illegal acts, and any and all entries which include or promote illegal acts will be disqualified. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction of unauthorized access to, or alternation of, entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry received by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Participants in the Sweepstakes hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of California courts (state and federal) in Los Angeles County for any causes or controversies arising out of the sweepstakes. Winner and any guest of Winner waive any and all objections to jurisdiction and venue in these courts. Entrants hereby agree that any and all disputes, claims, causes of action, or controversies (“Claims”) arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes shall be resolved, upon the election by entrant or Sponsor, by arbitration pursuant to this provision and the code of procedures of either the National Arbitration Forum (“NAF”) or the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”), as selected by the entrant. IF ARBITRATION IS CHOSEN BY ANY PARTY WITH RESPECT TO A CLAIM, NEITHER PARTY WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO LITIGATE THAT CLAIM IN COURT OR HAVE A JURY TRIAL ON THAT CLAIM. FURTHER, NEITHER SPONSOR NOR ENTRANT WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN A REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY ON BEHALF OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC OR OTHER PERSONS SIMILARLY SITUATED, OR AS A MEMBER OF ANY CLASS OF CLAIMANTS PERTAINING TO ANY CLAIM SUBJECT TO ARBITRATION. EXCEPT AS SET FORTH BELOW, THE ARBITRATOR’S DECISION WILL BE FINAL AND BINDING. NOTE THAT OTHER RIGHTS THAT ENTRANT WOULD HAVE IF ENTRANT WENT TO COURT ALSO MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE IN ARBITRATION. The arbitrator’s authority to resolve Claims is limited to Claims between Sponsor and entrant alone, and the arbitrator’s authority to make awards is limited to awards to Sponsor and entrant alone. Furthermore, claims brought by either party against the other may not be joined or consolidated in arbitration with Claims brought by or against any third party, unless agreed to in writing by all parties. No arbitration award or decision will have any preclusive effect as to issues or claims in any dispute with anyone who is not a named party to the arbitration.

Winner List Sweepstakes results and copy of these Official Rules may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:

“VisitSYV: DINESYV Sweepstakes” VisitSYV
Attn.: Marketing Dept.
PO BOX 633
Solvang, CA 93464