The #AlohaSelfie Contest
Do you like to snap selfies? We have the perfect contest for you! When you visit Hilton Waikoloa Village:
- Find our 4 #AlohaSelfie locations around the resort.
- Snap a shot of yourself at each location and post it with the hashtag #AlohaSelfie in the caption.
- On the last shot include the hashtag #AlohaSelfiePau ("pau" means "finished" in Hawaiian) and make sure your account is public so we can see your pictures.
PRIVATE INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT? You can still play! Direct message on Instagram your 4 #AlohaSelfie shots to @HiltonWaikoloaVillage to be entered to win!
Each week, we will select a top #AlohaSelfie winner and send them one prize, their choice of the perfect mobile gift:
- A brand-new Hilton Waikoloa Village mobile device Power Bank
- A brand-new Hilton Waikoloa Village Selfie Stick with Bluetooth remote
Perfect to add a boost of power to your device if the battery is running low or take that perfect selfie shot when your arm needs to be a bit longer!
A winner will be selected each Friday and announced on Monday!
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#AlohaSelfie Contest Terms & Conditions
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
Eligibility: To enter the Hilton Hawaii “#AlohaSelfie” Contest (the “Contest”), you must be at least 21 years of age and a legal resident of the United States. Employees, officers and directors of Hilton Worldwide, Inc. (“Sponsor”), its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, franchisees, advertising and promotion agencies, and anyone involved in the production or administration of the Contest, and any member of the immediate family or household of any such persons, are not eligible. Contest is void where prohibited. The Contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations. Entry begins at 12:00:01 a.m. Hawaii Time in the United States on January 26, 2015, and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. Hawaii Time on December 31, 2015 (the “Entry Period”).
How to enter: During the Entry Period, visit the Hilton Hawaiian Village Instagram landing page at http://www.hiltonhawaiianvillage.com/instagram or the Hilton Waikoloa Village Instagram landing page at http://www.hiltonwaikoloavillage.com/instagram for contest instructions. You must have a public Instagram account to participate, which is free. Your submission must be based on your own genuine experience. Sponsor reserves the right to verify all facts. Failure to be able to validate the authenticity of your entry when requested may result in disqualification.
Entry Content Guidelines: Contest materials you submit (photo per entry instructions) must comply with the following guidelines:
Your Instagram account must be public and accessible from a non-followers account.
You must follow the Instagram account of Hilton Hawaiian Village or Hilton Waikoloa Village, depending on which location you are posting for.
Each picture must be posted to your Instagram account.
Each picture must include “#AlohaSelfie” in the caption, and your final picture must also include "#AlohaSelfiePau" in the caption.
Your picture must be geotagged at the name of the resort where the picture was taken.
Your picture must be taken at and demonstrate by the view, that it was taken at one of the locations indicated in the instructions on the Instagram landing page.
You follow these directions and post a picture at each location indicated in the instructions on the Instagram landing page.
All submissions (photos) must be created by entrant, and must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights of any person or entity.
If any person other than the entrant is depicted or described in any essay, photo or video, the entrant is responsible for obtaining any necessary permission for use of each such person’s name or likeness.
Entry must not have been previously published, released or distributed in any form;
Entry must not have won any award.
Entries that are lewd, obscene, sexually explicit, pornographic, disparaging, defamatory, libelous, obscene, not in keeping with Sponsor’s image or entries that otherwise contain inappropriate content or objectionable material as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion will be disqualified.
General Entry Conditions. Limit one (1) entry per person and per email address. Entries will not be acknowledged or returned. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account listed in the entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. All entries must be received by the end of the Entry Period. Proof of transmission is not proof of receipt. Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for the Contest. Entries must not transmit anything that contains viruses or anything else that is harmful to any computer. No responsibility is assumed for late or misdirected entries, or any failure or unavailability of hardware, software, electronic communications, or Internet uploading or other connections. Sponsor is not responsible for any changes or effects caused to your computer system or video equipment as a result of submitting an entry.
Usage Rights in Entries. Sponsor and its designees shall have the unrestricted and non-exclusive right to edit, adapt, publish, copy, display, perform, broadcast, modify, and otherwise use any or all entry materials, alone or in combination with other material including but not limited to essays, photos and/or videos in any and all media, whether now known or later discovered, in perpetuity, without restriction of any kind whatsoever, without further compensation to the entrant or anyone else. Without limiting the foregoing, entries may be posted on the Page for public viewing and voting in the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to review any entry prior to any such posting, to remove any entry at any time after posting, and to remove any incidental material that could be deemed infringing where doing so would not materially alter the entry and where the entrant otherwise clearly intended to comply with these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor. No guarantee is made that any particular entry will or will not be posted or as to the length of time between submission and posting. Sponsor reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to determine if any particular entry is appropriate for posting. All entries that are uploaded and made available for viewing by the general public will be deemed posted at the direction of the entrant within the meaning of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and the Communications Decency Act. Entry constitutes permission for Sponsor and its designees to use winner’s name, biographical information, photo and/or likeness in any and all media, now or hereafter devised, worldwide, in perpetuity, for internal, advertising, Contest and other purposes without additional compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. Potential finalists and/or winners may be required to assign all rights in entry to Sponsor without additional compensation.
Judging/ Winner Selection
Judging. All entries will be judged by a panel of judges applying the following criteria: (i) originality (25%); (ii) appropriateness to theme (25%); (iii) quality of expression (25%); and appropriateness to image of Sponsor (25%). A weekly winner will be determined on or about Friday of each week, and will be notified by an Instagram post the following Monday. The decisions of the judges are final and binding.
Notification of Winner: Winner will be notified by being tagged in an Instagram post announcing the winner. The winner will then have the opportunity to send a email to an email address that will be sent through Instagram. In the email, the winner must disclose their email address, telephone and/or postal mail, and may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, publicity and liability release, along with an assignment of all rights in and to his/her entry (including copyright and a waiver of any moral rights to the extent allowed by law), within seven (7) days of notification. Potential winner may also be required to verify the facts of his/her story and/or provide additional documents as may be required by Sponsor to confirm and/or assign rights in the entry. Failure to comply when requested may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. No liability is assumed for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received for any reason. If the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to a potential winner, such potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. If any potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines a prize for any reason prior to award, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. If any eligible winner is deemed a minor under the laws of his/her place of residence, prize may be awarded in name of parent or legal guardian who must sign all required.
Prize: The following prize(s) may be available and will be selected by the hotel:
Hilton Hawaiian Village mobile telephone bean shaped holder worth $15USD
Hilton Hawaiian Village selfie stick with remote worth $25USD
Hilton Waikoloa Village power bank mobile battery worth $25USD
Hilton Waikoloa Village selfie stick with remote worth $25USD
General Prize Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to photograph, videotape or otherwise record winner’s and guest’s participation in all elements of the prize (“Prize Footage”). Sponsor shall own all rights to the Prize Footage and Sponsor and its designees shall have the right, but not the obligation, to use, reproduce, modify, publish, post, create derivative works from, and display such Prize Footage and all elements embodied therein, including, without limitation, any names and likenesses, in whole or in part, on a worldwide perpetual basis, and to incorporate the Prize Footage into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, for internal, advertising, commercial and Contestal purposes, and Winner (and guest) may be required to sign additional documents confirming such rights. ALL TAXES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. No transfer, assignment or substitution of a prize, except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize (or a portion thereof) for an item of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion if any advertised prize becomes unavailable.
Release of Liability: By entering the Contest, entrant agrees to hold Sponsor, its parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, franchisees and advertising and Contest agencies and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by participating in the Contest or by acceptance or use of a prize (including any travel or activity-related thereto). Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, delayed, inaccurate, illegible, garbled, stolen or incomplete entries or entries not received for any reason or for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof or for any other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of entries, the announcement of the prizes, the incorrect uploading of any photo or essay or in any Contest-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of the Page or any web site. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or Web site, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void. Caution: Any attempt by an individual to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies (including attorneys’ fees) from any such individual to the fullest extent of the law.
By participating, you further agree that: (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Contest, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses.
Governing Law: Except where prohibited by law, all issues concerning the construction, validity and enforcement of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor, shall be constructed and governed by the laws of the state of New York, without regard to conflicts of law. Claims may not be resolved through any form of class action. Venue for all suits will be in the Eastern District of Virginia or, if there's no federal jurisdiction, Fairfax County, Virginia.
Severability: If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.
Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Promotion is Hilton Worldwide, Inc., 7930 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA 22102.
Facebook/Instagram: By participating, you release Facebook, Instagram and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, employees, directors, agents, advertising agencies, from any and against any and all injury, loss or damage caused or claimed to be caused by your participation in the Contest and/or the acceptance, awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of the prize. Any information you submit online is to the Sponsor, not to Facebook or Instagram. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Instagram.