Winner Selection
Ocean by H10 Hotels will randomly select six (6) winners that will each win one (1) two-night stay for two (2) adults (ages 18 & older) at Ocean Maya Royale in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
1). Eligibility : The Ocean by H10 Hotels Newsletter Enrollment Giveaway" (the “Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia), Canada (excluding Quebec Province, where it is void), and the United Kingdom, who are at least eighteen(18) years old at the time of entry. Employees, officers and representatives of Ocean by H10 Hotels, S.A., (the “Sponsor”), Corporación H10 Hotels, S.L., and respective affiliated companies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), are not eligible. Subject to all federal, state, municipal, provincial, territorial, and local laws and regulations.
2). Timing : The Promotion begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) June 27, 2011 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET, ,August 1, 2011 (the “Promotion Period”).
3). How to Enter :
• Online Subscription: Register to receive Ocean by H10’s monthly newsletter by providing your full name and valid email address online at, or on Facebook at
• Free Method of Entry: To enter without subscribing, during the Promotion Period, send a 3″×5″ piece of paper including your name, address, day/evening phone numbers and age and mail it in an envelope, including adequate postage to: “Ocean by H10 Hotels”, Puerto La Cruz Comercial | Arena Gorda | Bavaro, Higuey 32000, Dominican Republic . All mailed entries must be postmarked by August 1, 2011 and received by August 5, 2011. Limit: One (1) entry per envelope. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor, and none will be acknowledged or returned. Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, misdirected or postage-due entries, which will be disqualified.
Each participant may enter only one (1) time during the Promotion Period, regardless of method of entry. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that participant’s entries and that participant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the registrant or player. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
4). Prize :
Ocean by H10 Hotels will randomly select six (6) winners that will each win one (1) two-night stay for two (2) adults (ages 18 & older) at Ocean Maya Royale in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Prize is subject to availability and black-out dates, and consists of accommodations in a Maya Deluxe room, roundtrip airport transfers, all dining, all drinks, meals and resort activities, taxes and surcharges. Note: Airfare is not included, and a $25 ) processing fee will be levied and must be paid by each winner. Additional nights may be purchased at prevailing rate available in the same category at Upgrades to higher room category may also be requested and are subject to availability and additional per night supplement, including the two free nights.
Winner must redeem the package within one (1) year from date prize is awarded. If winner is unable to redeem the prize within the time period required, the prize will be forfeited. The package is subject to availability and blackout dates. Request must be placed no less than sixty (60) days prior to requested departure date. Winner must obey all local laws in regard to lodging restrictions. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to; ground transportation, airfare, personal charges at lodging, telecommunication charges, security fees, taxes, or other expenses or incidentals are the responsibility solely of winner. Winner’s companion must be eighteen (18) years old as of the date of departure and must travel on the same itinerary as the winner. Winner’s companion must also execute liability/publicity releases prior to travel. Winner and companion are solely responsible for obtaining documents necessary for their respective international travel (i.e. passport/visa), if applicable. Restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of this prize trip is: $400 USD. No substitution, assignment or transfer of the prize is permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the prize or prize component with another of comparable or greater value. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.
5). Prize Drawing/Odds : The Grand Prize Drawing will be conducted in accordance with these Official Rules, on or about August 7 2011. The random drawing will be conducted from among all eligible entries received on Sponsor’s behalf by Sponsor and the selection of the potential winners are final and binding. The odds of winning the prize offered will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. Any entrant selected as a a winner must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The potential winners will be notified by email, and must sign and return to the Sponsor, within ten (10) days of the date of notice or attempted notice is sent, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability & Publicity Release (if U.S. resident) or a Declaration of Compliance (if Canadian resident) or a Confirmation of Eligibility Form, and Liability/Publicity Release (if United Kingdom resident) (collectively, the “Releases”) in order to claim his/her prize. Note; The Affidavit sent to a US potential winner will require that the winner provide their Social Security Number, which will be used solely for tax reporting purposes.If the potential winners cannot be contacted, the prize is returned as undeliverable, or he/she fails to sign and return the completed Releases within the required time period, that potential winner forfeits the prize . No alternate winners will be selected, and unclaimed prizes will remain un-awarded. Potential winners from Canada, per Canadian Law, will be required to correctly answer a time-limited skill testing question, without any mechanical assistance or another individual, in order to be eligible to receive a prize, or it will be forfeited.
6). Publicity : Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes winner’s consent to Sponsor’s use of winner’s name, likeness, voice, opinions, biographical information, hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media without further payment or consideration.
7). Agreement to Official Rules: By participating in the Promotion, each entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion.
8). General Conditions : Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Promotion if fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity of the Promotion, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award a prize at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion is a violation of criminal and civil law, 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. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
9). Release : By receipt of any prize, entrant agrees to release and hold harmless the Promotion Entities, each of their related companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, and agents from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Promotion or receipt or use of any prize. For United Kingdom residents, this Release does not apply to claims for personal injury or death caused by the negligence of Sponsor or Administrator
10). Limitations of Liability : The Promotion Entities are not responsible for: (i) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, technology outage, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries, whether caused by the sender or any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (ii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iii) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (iv) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; or (v) any injury or damage to persons or property, including but not limited to entrant’s computer, hardware or software, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in a similar, future Promotion, provided that if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the Promotion, or any part of it, for any reason, Sponsor, in its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.
11). Disputes : Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for Western New York, U.S.A.; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY IN ALL INSTANCES. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A., without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York, U.S.A.
12). Entrant’s Personal Information : Information collected from entrants is subject to the Privacy Policy of the Sponsor that can be linked from or If you would like your name removed from Sponsor’s mailing list, please email us at and your name will be removed within sixty (60) days of the request.
13). Winner Confirmation : For a written confirmation of the Winners’ names and city of residence, send a self-addressed stamped envelope (after August 7, 2011, but no later than August 14, 2011), to; Ocean by H10 Hotels “Newsletter Enrollment Giveaway”, Winner Confirmation Request, Puerto La Cruz Comercial | Arena Gorda | Bavaro, Higuey 32000, Dominican Republic 14). Sponsor : Ocean by H10 Hotels, Puerto La Cruz Comercial | Arena Gorda | Bavaro, Higuey 32000, Dominican Republic.

Void in Puerto Rico, Quebec and wherever else prohibited or restricted.