Mediterranean Getaway Rules

NOTICE TO ALL TAPONIT MEDITERRANEAN GETAWAY SWEEPSTAKES  ENTRANTS REGARDING COVID-19 (DATED: November 27, 2020): After careful  consideration and in light of the current safety concerns and other uncertainties  created by the COVID-19 pandemic, TapOnIt has decided to make the following  changes to its Mediterranean Getaway Sweepstakes:  

  1. Travel must be completed between September 1, 2022 and October 31, 2022;
  2. We are giving the winner the option of substituting the prize package  for $30,000 in cash; 
  3. The entry period has been extended through December 31, 2021; and  iv. The winner will now be announced by January 5, 2022.  

Please see below for the updated TapOnIt Mediterranean Getaway Sweepstakes  Rules. We appreciate your understanding and patience in this time of uncertainty.  Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.  

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TapOnIt Mediterranean Getaway Sweepstakes Rules 

(Last Updated on November 27, 2020) 

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. 

OPEN ONLY TO ELIGIBLE RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES OR  THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO, AS OF THE TIME OF ENTRY ARE AT LEAST  EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OLD. 

THE TAPONIT MEDITERRANEAN GETAWAY SWEEPSTAKES (THE  “SWEEPSTAKES”) IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW AND  IS SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND  REGULATIONS.

SPONSOR: The Mediterranean Getaway Sweepstakes is sponsored by TapOnIt LLC,  1105 Christie Street, Davenport, Iowa 52803; phone # (844) 558 -6766. 

Any contest or giveaway run by TapOnIt is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or  administered by Facebook or any third-party social platform. Any questions, comments  or complaints about the current TapOnIt Mediterranean Getaway Sweepstakes will be  directed to TapOnIt. 

HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY AND NO ENTRY FEE, PAYMENT  OR PROOF OF PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE. 

To enter you may use one of three methods. Limit one (1) entry per entrant, provided  that entrants may receive additional opportunities to submit entries by sharing a unique  URL provided by TapOnIt with friends who use it to enter the Sweepstakes. Entrant  must comply with all applicable laws and third-party terms of use when sharing the URL.  When sharing the URL, entrant must include a statement substantially similar to the  following: “Help me earn an additional entry by using my link to enter the TapOnIt  Mediterranean Getaway Sweepstakes.” Entrants will receive one (1) additional entry for  every “Referred Entrant.” A “Referred Entrant” is an individual who is eligible for the  Sweepstakes and submits a valid entry to the Sweepstakes by clicking the entrant’s  unique URL. TapOnIt will text entrant when such entrant has received an additional  entry. Entries generated by script, macro, or other automated means are void. 

Entry Method 1: Text 

The first method of entry requires you to text TAPONIT to 82928. You will be asked to  enter your zip code and then will receive a thank you message with a link to an online  form you must fill out to complete the entry. Stay tuned for great offers. By texting  TAPONIT to 82928 you’ve signed up to receive recurring automated text message  offers from TapOnIt and TapOnIt’s advertising partners. Your consent to receive  automated text messages is not a condition of any purchase. After the Sweepstakes  ends you will continue to only receive texts for great offers and promotions. Message  and data rates may apply. Reply HELP for help, STOP to cancel. You can view  TapOnIt’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policies at the following links: https://www.taponitdeals.com/terms/ and http://www.taponitdeals.com/privacy.

Entry Method 2: Online 

The second method requires you to fill out and submit the form found online  at: www.texttaponit.com/getaway. Upon submitting the online form, you will receive a  text from TapOnIt asking you to enter your zip code. You must respond with your zip  code in order to complete the entry. Stay tuned for great offers. By submitting the online  form, you’ve signed up to receive recurring automated text message offers from  TapOnIt and TapOnIt’s advertising partners. Your consent to receive automated text  messages is not a condition of any purchase. After the Sweepstakes ends you will  continue to only receive texts for great offers and promotions from TapOnIt. Message  and data rates may apply. Reply HELP for help, STOP to cancel. You can view  TapOnIt’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policies at the following links: https://www.taponitdeals.com/terms/ and http://www.taponitdeals.com/privacy.

Entry Method 3: Mail-in 

For the third method of entry, legibly hand print your full name, your complete valid  postal address (including zip code), date of birth, telephone number, and valid e-mail  address on a 3 1⁄2” x 5” card and mail it, in a #10 envelope with proper postage affixed,  to: 

TapOnIt Attention: Mediterranean Getaway 1105 Christie St Davenport, IA 52803 Maximum one (1) entry card will be accepted per stamped outer mailing envelope. 

Mail-in entries must be postmarked by the last day of the Entry Period and received by  January 3, 2022 (“Mail- in Entry Deadline”). Postcards not received by the Mail-in  Entry Deadline will be disqualified. The TapOnIt Parties assume no responsibility for  lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, illegible or postage-due entries or mail, all of  which will be void. No mechanically reproduced entries permitted. All entries become  the property of TapOnIt, and none will be acknowledged or returned. Proof of mailing  does not constitute proof of delivery.

ELIGIBILITY: By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to be fully and  unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the  eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of  TapOnIt as final and binding as it relates to the Sweepstakes. 

You must be 18 years of age or older at time of entry to be eligible for the Sweepstakes  and a resident of one of the fifty (50) United States or District of Columbia 

Employees of TapOnIt, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, and promotional agencies, and  immediate family members of each (spouse, parent, child, sibling, and their respective  spouses, regardless of where they live) or persons living in the same households of  such employees, whether related or not, are not eligible. 

ENTRY PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins on Monday, March 2, 2020, at 12:00 AM  CST and ends on Friday, December 31, 2021, at 11:59 pm CST. TapOnIt’s computer  clock is the official timekeeping device of the Sweepstakes. 

PRIZE: One (1) winner will receive a trip to Greece for winner and seven (7) guests.  Must travel as a group of eight (8) or less. Trip must be scheduled for consecutive days  and be completed between September 1, 2022 and October 31, 2022, subject to  availability. The prize package will consist of: 

  • Round trip coach class air transportation for winner and seven (7) guests from the major hub airport nearest to winner’s home to Athens, Greece (approximate retail value (“ARV”) $8,000); Up to four (4) standard rooms (double occupancy) at Astir Palace Four Seasons Athens Marina, or equivalent, for two (2) nights, to bookend the yacht trip (ARV $4,000); Five (5) days and four (4) nights aboard the Solaris Yacht for winner and seven (7) guests,  crew, food, drinks and fuel included while aboard the Solaris Yacht. The Solaris Yacht will be  cruising to approximately three to five islands in the Aegean Sea, depending on weather (ARV  $50,000); 
  • Round trip ground transportation for winner and seven (7) guests between the airport in Athens and the hotel (ARV $400); and
  • Round trip ground transportation for winner and seven (7) guests between the hotel and Solaris Yacht (ARV $400).

The total aggregate ARV of the prize package is $63,000. Actual value of the prize  depends on air transportation and hotel market conditions at time of fulfillment. Any  difference in value between the stated ARV and the actual value of the prize package  will not be awarded.

The various elements of the prize will be as arranged by TapOnIt in its sole discretion.  Other restrictions may apply. TapOnIt reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change  the dates of travel. TapOnIt will notify winner in the event of a change in itinerary. 

It is the responsibility of the winner and his or her travel companions to obtain and  possess all required travel documents, including without limitation a valid passport and  any applicable visas. TapOnIt has no responsibility for lost, stolen, misplaced or  mutilated tickets and/or travel documents, baggage, flight delays, or any other  occurrences beyond its control. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of  the cancellation or delay of any flight, travel accommodations, or yacht passage.  TapOnIt has no responsibility for a winner’s inability or failure to accept or use any part  of the prize as described herein. The winner and his or her travel companions must  travel on the same itinerary and must comply with all check-in requirements, including  the presentation of a major credit card. Unused components of the prize package have  no redeemable cash value. All airline tickets issued in connection with the prize are not  eligible for frequent flyer miles or upgrades and cannot be used in conjunction with any  other promotion or offer. Travel must be round-trip. Travel is subject to the terms and  conditions set forth in these Rules and those set forth by the travel prize suppliers,  including but not limited to, the airline’s passenger ticket contract, and any other rules or  restrictions as may be determined in the sole discretion of TapOnIt. FLIGHT TICKETS,  GROUND TRANSPORTATION, HOTEL AND YACHT RESERVATIONS MUST BE  ARRANGED WITH TAPONIT. ALL TRAVEL RESERVATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO  AVAILABILITY AND TAPONIT’S APPROVAL. NO CHANGES ARE PERMITTED ONCE  ANY TRAVEL RESERVATIONS HAVE BEEN MADE, EXCEPT WITH THE WRITTEN  APPROVAL OF TAPONIT. ANY CHANGES WILL SUBJECT THE PRIZE TO  FORFEITURE. If the winner is unable to use the prize during the time period  determined by TapOnIt, the winner forfeits the prize in its entirety and if time permits,  TapOnIt will select a substitute winner at random from among all remaining eligible  entries. If a winner is disqualified and there is no time to reasonably select a substitute  winner, TapOnIt reserves the right not to select a substitute winner and to retain the  related prize package. In case of prize forfeiture, no further compensation is due to  winner from TapOnIt. Winner is responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) at his or her option and hereby acknowledges that TapOnIt has not  and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance. 

The winner may elect to substitute the prize package for $30,000 in cash by notifying  TapOnIt in writing of its election by January 12, 2022 (email to suffice). Otherwise, the  right to receive the prize cannot be transferred, assigned or redeemed for cash or  another prize substitution, except at the sole discretion of TapOnIt. The prize is subject  to availability. If a prize (or any part of the prize package) is unavailable, TapOnIt, in its  discretion, reserves the right to substitute the prize or prize component with a prize or  component of equal approximate retail value or specifications. All federal, state, and  local taxes, fees, and surcharges and taxes (whether foreign or domestic, and including  income, sales, and import taxes) on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize  winner. All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not  specifically provided herein are the responsibility of the winner. 

As a condition of receiving the prize, the winner must timely sign and return any  documents requested by TapOnIt, including but not limited to, an affidavit of eligibility  and release of liability/publicity rights. Any person traveling as guest of the winner must  also execute a liability and publicity release and any other documents TapOnIt may  require (or if the guest is a minor, the documents must be signed by the minor’s parent  or legal guardian). The winner will be issued an IRS Form 1099 in the amount of the  approximate retail value of the prize (as calculated by TapOnIt) and must provide  TapOnIt with his/her valid Social Security Number or Taxpayer ID for tax reporting  purposes. Noncompliance with the requirements of this paragraph will result in  disqualification of the winner and the forfeiture of all interest in a prize. 

ODDS OF WINNING: This is a game of chance. The odds of winning depend upon the  number of eligible entries received. 

WINNER SELECTION AND NOIFICATION: The winner of the Sweepstakes will be  announced by January 5, 2022. Due to the number of entries, only the winner will be  notified. The winner will be notified by phone and e-mail at the phone number and e mail address provided on the potential winner’s entry.

The potential winner’s right to receive the prize is subject to verification of eligibility,  including verification of age and residency. TapOnIt also reserves the right to conduct a  background check on any potential winner and his or her travel companions and  reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any person and revoke any prize  award based on the results of such background check if TapOnIt determines in its sole  discretion that the award of a prize or prize-related benefits to such person might reflect  negatively on TapOnIt or any other TapOnIt Parties or create an unacceptable security  or liability risk. 

If a potential winner is determined to be ineligible, is otherwise disqualified by TapOnIt,  or does not respond to TapOnIt’s first attempted notification within 48 hours, TapOnIt  reserves the right to disqualify that potential winner and, if time permits, select an  alternate potential winner in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible  entries. If a potential winner is disqualified and there is no time reasonably to select a  substitute winner, TapOnIt reserves the right not to select a substitute winner and to  retain the related prize package. 

PUBLICITY: Except where prohibited, by entering any contest, you agree that TapOnIt,  anyone acting on behalf of TapOnIt, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns  will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent  to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or  

hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the world, your entry, including, without limitation,  the entry itself and the winner’s name, biographical information, portrait, picture, voice,  likeness, image or statements made by the winner about the Sweepstakes, as news,  publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional  purposes without any further compensation to the winner. 

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to release and  hold harmless TapOnIt and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion  agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers  and directors (collectively, the “TapOnIt Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death,  loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by  negligence or not, from (i) your participation in the Sweepstakes and/or your  acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (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 TapOnIt Sweepstakes; or (v) electronic or human  error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of  entries, including, without limitation, incorrect, delayed or inaccurate transmission,  winner notifications, prize claims or other information or communications relating to the  Sweepstakes, or the failure to capture or transmit any such information or any errors in  these Rules. . In the event of any ambiguity or error(s) in these Rules, TapOnIt reserves  the right to clarify or modify these Rules however it deems appropriate to correct any  such ambiguity or error(s). If due to an error or for any other reason, more legitimate  prize claims are received than the number of prizes stated in these Rules, TapOnIt  reserves the right to award only one (1) prize from a random drawing from among all  eligible claimants. In no event will more than the stated number of prizes (i.e., one prize  package) be awarded. 

LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT A  PARTICIPANT, TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF  THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND  SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, TAPONIT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO  SEEK DAMAGES AND PURSUE ALL OTHER REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH  INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. 

TapOnIt may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning the  prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine  the legitimate operation of the promotion by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing  practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy,  abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or any TapOnIt Parties. 

YOU ALSO AGREE THAT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW: (I) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL YOU BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY  AWARD FOR, AND YOU HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVE ALL  RIGHT TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL,

CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER  DAMAGES, AND/OR ANY RIGHT TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR  OTHERWISE INCREASED, IN ANY ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED  WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED; AND (II) YOUR REMEDIES  ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR YOUR OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES OF  PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES (IF ANY). 

TAPONIT’S RESERVATION OF RIGHTS: If the Sweepstakes is not capable of running  or being fulfilled as planned for any reason, including without limitation, as a result of  war, natural disasters or weather events, labor strikes, acts of terrorism, pandemic  infection, or other force majeure event or 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 and fulfillment of  the Sweepstakes, TapOnIt reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, suspend,  or cancel the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation, TapOnIt reserves the right to  select a winner from a random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries  received as of the date of cancellation. 

PRIVACY: Any personally identifiable information collected during an entrant’s  participation in the Sweepstakes will be collected and used by TapOnIt and its  designees (i) for the administration and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes, (ii) as otherwise  described in these Rules, (iii) as set forth in TapOnIt’s privacy policy available  at http://www.taponitdeals.com/privacy, and (iv) to send entrants TapOnIt newsletters  and offers which may be of interest to entrant. 

To unsubscribe from TapOnIt’s commercial e-mail lists, use the unsubscribe link in any  commercial e-mail message you receive. 

Receipt of commercial communications from TapOnIt, including the receipt of any text messages or commercial e-mail messages, is not a requirement to participate in this  Sweepstakes and will not affect your eligibility to win. 

WINNER LIST: For the name of the winner, send an email to taponit@taponitdeals.com with “Mediterranean Getaway Winner List” in the subject line. Requests must be received no later than sixty (60) days after the end of the entry period.

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