OFFICIAL RULES

Win a Trip to Japan!

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 AM ET on February 18, 2016 and ends at 11:59 AM ET on March 14, 2016 ("Sweepstakes Entry Period"). This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Azix, Inc. ("Sponsor").

1. ELIGIBILITY:

he Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years-of-age or older at the beginning of the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Employees of Sponsor, and any advertising and promotion agencies, its and their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliates, or any other entity involved in the administration of this Sweepstakes, as well as members of such employees' immediate families and households (including children, spouses and siblings and/or other people living in the same households as such persons, whether related or not), are not eligible to participate. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook .

2. HOW TO ENTER:

During the Sweepstakes Entry Period, eligible entrants must fully and accurately complete the official “Win a Trip to Japan” entry form located at https://www.facebook.com/JapanWeekNY/app/143103275748075/.

Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Limit one (1) entry per person, irrespective of the number of Facebook accounts used. Entries in excess of the stated limit, entries received after the end of the Sweepstakes Entry Period, or entries not otherwise complying in all respects with these Official Rules are void. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the Facebook account used for the entry will be deemed to be the entrant. Each entrant may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the Facebook account associated with his/her entry. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to prohibit the participation of any individual failing to comply with any provision in these Official Rules. Proof of submitting an entry will not be deemed proof of receipt by Sponsor. All entries submitted become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified.

ONE ENTRY PER COUPLE, and entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. Please note that this is not an application for employment.

3. PRIZE:

Grand Prize (1 winner) - Two Economy Class Round-Trip Tickets between New York City and Tokyo on Delta Air Lines (see Travel Requirements below), two nights in a standard room at a hotel in Hokkaido, and two adult 2-day ski lift tickets at Rusutsu Resort Hotel & Convention or Hoshino Resort Tomamu (Total ARV of Grand Prize – approximately $4900/actual final value of tickets may be higher or lower based on ticket availability and cost at time of purchase).

PLEASE NOTE: TRAVEL MUST BE BOOKED BEFORE DECEMBER 31, 2016, AND IS SUBJECT TO THE TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS BELOW. All expenses not specifically mentioned herein are the responsibility of the winner, including, but not limited to, round trip transportation between the winner’s residence and the departure airport, beverages, food, gratuities and insurance. Winner will not receive cash or any other form of compensation if the actual travel costs are less than the ARV in these Official Rules. Sponsor has neither made nor is responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize, including but not limited to its quality, or fitness for a particular use.

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any and all prizes. No other substitutions or transfer of prizes allowed unless specifically authorized by Sponsor. Without limiting anything set out elsewhere in these Official Rules, by accepting the Grand Prize, the winner grants Sponsor and its designees permission to use his/her name, voice, likeness, photograph, prize information and biographical data for marketing, publicity and promotional purposes, worldwide in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation unless prohibited by law. Sponsor and its designees are not obligated to use any of the above mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsor's sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation.

The winner will be required to sign and return, within three (3) business days of the date of delivery to the winner, an Affidavit of Eligibility /Publicity Release to be eligible to receive the Grand Prize (“Prize Claim Documents”). If the Prize Claim Documents are not returned to Sponsor within the specified time period, or if the potential winner declines the prize for any reason prior to award, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner selected from all remaining eligible entries received.

ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND UPON THE NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED.

4. TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

Residency & Minimum age requirement for travel companion of the winner: A US resident, 18 years-of-age or older, at the beginning of the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Itinerary Origin: New York, Destination: Tokyo. Flights: Delta Air Lines flights only. Code Shared flights not allowed. Winner cannot transfer tickets to any other persons. Name changes not allowed once ticketed. Tickets are return tickets for one person only. Validity: Ticket must be issued within the valid term of the certificate and travel must be completed within one year from the certificate redemption date. No extensions allowed. Please note that the validity date will not be extended. Prize has no cash value and may not be sold. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Reservation: Request must be made no later than two weeks before departure. Winner will need to contact the Delta reservation office at 800-221-1212 or 800-225-2525 or redeem through delta.com. Changes: Route Changes are not allowed. Date changes are not allowed once ticketed. Travel Documents: The travelers are responsible for obtaining all proper travel documents for the planned itinerary. Upgrade / Mileage Accumulation: Not eligible. Other Services: Not eligible. Taxes / Surcharges: Winner is responsible for all applicable taxes and fees associated with the ticket including but not limited to the applicable fuel surcharge. Travel award offered has no cash value other than fees paid once ticketed.

5. GENERAL RULES:

By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which will be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor, Facebook and its and their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, members, shareholders, agents, representatives, employees, suppliers, agencies, successors, assigns, licensors, advertising or promotional agencies and any prize-sponsoring agency (collectively, "Released Parties") are not responsible for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines or technical failures or difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the announcement of the Grand Prize or any Sweepstakes -related materials. The 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 Sweepstakes, or for injury or damage to an entrant’s or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes or downloading materials from, or other use of, the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW (AND TO DISQUALIFY SUCH PERSON FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES, IF APPLICABLE).

Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor's sole discretion, compromised by non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole discretion of Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, and/or to conduct the drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken. Entrants, by participating, agree that Released Parties and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and website providers/web masters, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize or participation in the Sweepstakes.

6. Disputes: Arbitration/Choice Of Law:

Except where prohibited, entrants agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or the award of prizes/determination of prize winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the Rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective; (b) 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 (c) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim 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. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and/or Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine of New York or any other jurisdiction, and all proceedings shall take place in the City of New York, County of New York.

7. Entrant’s Personal Information:

Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy, which is accessible via the following link: _www.japanweek.us/winatrip/official-rule. Entrants understand they are providing their personal information to Sponsor, and not to Facebook.

8. Winner’s Name:

For the name of the winner, please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Win a Trip to Hokkaido Sweepstakes” c/o Azix, Inc., 45 West 46th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10001. Requests for the winner’s name must be postmarked by March 31, 2015.

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