Best of 2018 Terms and Conditions

Trover’s Best of 2018 Contest Terms

Voting is open only to Trover users who are at least eighteen (18) years old or older at the time of entry (or the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence, whichever is older) as of the date of participation.

Ineligibility: The Promotion is not open to residents of Austria, Brazil, Germany, France, Spain, Russia, Italy, India, Sweden, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Myanmar/Burma, Syria, Zimbabwe, Western Balkans, Belarus, Cote d’ Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Somalia, Canadian residents who reside in the province of Quebec and residents of any other country sanctioned by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury.  Employees of Trover, Inc. (“Sponsor”), Expedia, Inc. (“Sponsor”), and each of their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates and promotion and advertising agencies, and members of their immediate family (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household of such employees, whether or not related, are not eligible to win. Void where prohibited by law. The voting process is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

The featured photos will be open for voting on  https://www.trover.com/l/4f0Qn between noon PST on December 12, 2018 and 11:59 pm PST on December 18, 2018 (the “Voting Period”).

Follow the instructions provided to click the “Thank” (heart/ ❤️ ) button for the photo of your choice. Voters must follow the instructions on the website to submit their votes. Votes submitted by any fraudulent or inappropriate means, including votes received in exchange for prizes or other inducements offered to members of the public, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will be void. Votes by any means which subvert or impair the voting process are void. The one (1) photo receiving the highest number of valid votes at the conclusion of the Voting Period, as determined by Sponsor, will be deemed the winner. One (1) winner will be selected.

On or about December 21, 2018, Sponsor will notify the potential winner by email using the contact information provided during the account creation process. If a winner does not respond by email to the notification within ten (10) calendar days, they will be disqualified and the entrant with the next highest number of votes will be selected. The winner of the Promotion may be required to complete and return within 10 calendar days of written notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability/Publicity Release. The winner may also be required to submit personal identification information for tax purposes. Failure to comply with the 10-day time period may result in disqualification and an alternate winner named as the entrant with the next highest number of votes. The winner’s Entry submission and acceptance of the prize offered constitutes permission (except where prohibited) for the Sponsor to use said winner’s name, likeness, any public account information, and submission materials, in all forms of media worldwide, in perpetuity, without limitation, notice or further compensation.

In the event of a tie, an additional twenty-four (24) hours will be added to the Voting Period to determine the award recipient. If award recipient cannot be determined through such added Voting Period, Sponsor will break the tie through some other means as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion.

Winner will receive a $1,500 prize (a travel voucher or cash, depending upon the Winner’s jurisdiction of residence) which may be used to book a pre-paid travel service on Expedia.com (or related Expedia site depending on Winner’s jurisdiction of residence).  In the event that the winner selects a travel service which costs less than $1,500, the winner forfeits the remainder of the travel allowance. If travel service is greater than $1,500, the winner will be responsible for paying any amount greater than the value of the travel voucher. Travel voucher (if applicable) expires one (1) year from the date of issue and can only be used in one (1) booking.  The prize is not transferrable to another person.  The prize must be used in accordance with the prize terms and conditions (see Prize Terms & Conditions for details for the voucher terms). Any prize details not specified above will be determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion.

To the extent the winner posts or publishes reviews or content regarding his/her acceptance of any prize, the winners must comply with the FTC’s endorsement guidelines: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising: Notice Announcing Adoption of Revised Guides”.

The winner and his/her guest(s) for any travel booked using the prize are responsible for obtaining any required necessary documentation (i.e., valid passport, visas, etc.) prior to travel.  The winner is responsible for paying any applicable federal, provincial, state, local, income taxes and withholdings, if any, and any and all other costs and expenses not listed herein as being provided, including but not limited to ground transportation, luggage fees, meals, hotel incidentals, souvenirs and gratuities. In the event that any tax withholding is required by law for a prize, the winner authorizes Sponsor to make the corresponding deduction. The winner may not transfer, assign or substitute the prize, or redeem the prize for cash, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. The prize is awarded “as is” without any warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor.

Sponsor, and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, administration, award support, advertisement or marketing of the contest and each of their respective parents, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and marketing agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, “Released Parties”) are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate voting information, or lost, late, delayed, or misdirected votes. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission or communications line failure. Released Parties are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, cable, satellite, Internet Service Provider (ISP), servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any vote to be cast or tabulated on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at website, or any combination thereof. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE VOTING PROCESS IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, WISK RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, terminate, or suspend the voting or void any vote should a virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, action of entrant, or other cause corrupt or impair the administration, security, or fairness of the voting. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual they find to be violating these terms, tampering with the voting process, or acting in an unsportsmanlike or improper manner. The decision of Sponsor with respect to the tallying of votes, and the invalidation or disqualification of any suspected votes, shall be final.  Sponsor: Expedia, Inc., 333 108th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004.