bluNation® Rewards Survey Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

1.            Eligibility: June 2019 bluNation® Rewards Survey Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to active bluNation® Rewards members as of June 19, 2019; see the Terms and Conditions of the bluNation® Rewards Program for the definition of an “active” bluNation® Rewards member.  The sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the continental 48 United States, 21 years of age or older, and is void in Alaska, Hawaii, Massachusetts and Michigan and where prohibited by law. Employees of FONTEM US, Inc., dba blu eCigs (the “Sponsor”), its parent company, divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, prize suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes.

**The terms of the bluNation® Rewards Program are made a part of these Official Rules and incorporated herein by reference. Should there be an inconsistency between these Official Rules and the Terms and Conditions of the bluNation® Rewards Program, these Official Rules will prevail, govern and control only with respect to the Sweepstakes; and, in all other cases, the Terms and Conditions of the bluNation® Rewards Program will apply. To review the Terms and Conditions of the bluNation® Rewards Program, Click here

2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Official Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept Sponsor’s decisions as final and binding as they relate to the Sweepstakes. 

3. Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on June 20, 2019 at or after 7:00 AM EST and ending July 3, 2019 at 11:59PM EST.

4. How to Enter: Complete the June 2019 bluNation® Rewards Survey. To access the Survey, click on the link provided in the email invitation that will take you to the Survey Monkey website (or click on the link to the survey here). To enter, respond to all 11  questions in a truthful manner, expressing your honest opinions, in a single on-line session. The nature of your responses will NOT affect your ability to enter the Sweepstakes or your odds of winning the prize. By completing the survey and entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to be contacted by Sponsor via e-mail with regard to your survey responses and to reply to any such e-mail(s) without compensation. You may only take the survey and enter the Sweepstakes once. Use of any device or artifice to violate this entry limit will result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes and such conduct may constitute fraudulent activity resulting in termination of your bluNation® Rewards account as per the Terms and Conditions of the bluNation® Rewards Program. 

5. Prize (1): two (2) roundtrip coach class airline tickets for travel anywhere in the continental 48 United States. Approximate Retail Value: up to $1,500. (If actual value is less than $1,500, winner will NOT receive the difference in cash or otherwise.) Sponsor will determine air carrier issuing tickets. Tickets must be redeemed for two (2) airline tickets, to be used by winner and one (1) guest to fly to the same destination city (points of departure/return for winner and guest may differ). At least fourteen (14) days’ advanced notice required; tickets are subject to availability and blackout dates. Tickets must be used and all flights comprising flight itinerary completed by June 30, 2020.  Seats may not be available on all flights offered by the air carrier issuing tickets. If the winner and guest are issued tickets for the same flight does not insure, winner and guest will be issued seats next to one another.  Valid government-issued photo identification is required for air travel. Tickets are not redeemable/refundable for cash.  Tickets are also subject to the terms and conditions of air carrier issuing same.  

Winner’s guest must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older and must complete and execute a travel release prior to travel. 

Winner is solely responsible for any and all applicable taxes on the prize and will be issued an IRS 1099 Tax Form for the fair market value of the prize; winner further agrees to fully cooperate with Sponsor with regard to affecting such required Internal Revenue Service (IRS) filing, including provision of his/her Social Security Number. The prize is non-transferable. No prize substitution except by Sponsor due to prize unavailability for any reason and only then for prize of comparable value.  Any and all unspecified expenses as to acceptance and use of the prize (e.g., hotel accommodations in destination city, travel to and from airports, incidental expenses) are the winner’s sole responsibility. If winner does not have a guest who will accompany him/her on flight itinerary, winner will instead receive only one (1) roundtrip coach class airline ticket and no alternate prize or compensation will be awarded.

Acceptance of prize constitutes winner’s permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

7. Winner selection and notification: Winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. The random drawing will be conducted by Sponsor on or about July 8, 2019.  Potential winner will be notified via email to the email address listed in their bluNation® Rewards account. Sponsor shall have no liability for a potential winner's failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for if email address listed in his/her bluNation® Rewards account is no longer current. If the selected potential winner cannot be contacted for any reason, is ineligible, fails to return a completed and executed declaration and releases within five (5) days of notification or otherwise fails to comply with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected from among all remaining eligible entries received.

8. Terms: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a 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 Sweepstakes such that it cannot be conducted as originally intended. In such case, Sponsor will select the winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Notification of such action by Sponsor will be posted here, which can be accessed once you log into your bluNation account .  Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or who violates these Official Rules.

Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law (in addition to disqualification from the Sweepstakes, as applicable).

9. Limitation of Liability : By entering you agree to release and hold harmless FONTEM US, Inc. dba blu eCigs and its parent company, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, prize suppliers; and their respective employees, officers, directors, representatives, agents successors and assigns; from any and all liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from

(i) such entrant's participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the prize,

(ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software;

(iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service;

(iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion;

(v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

10. Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW/CHOICE OF LAW DOCTRINES OF NORTH CAROLINA OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes (and to the fullest extent permitted by law), participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or these Official Rules, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Participant further agrees to the personal jurisdiction of such courts and waives any right of inconvenient forum or change of venue. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes – NO, email invitation only ), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

11. Privacy Policy:  Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on www.blu.com. To read the Privacy Policy, click here.

12. Winner’s List: To obtain a copy of the winner's first name/last initial and city/town and state of residence, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Sponsor at the address below. Requests must be received no later than May 13, 2019. Sponsor will also post the winner’s first name/last initial and city/town and state of residence here after July 8, 2019.

Sponsor:  FONTEM US, Inc., dba blu eCigs, 10901 South Commerce Blvd., Suite B, Charlotte, NC  28273.