These Terms and Conditions sets out the terms on which we supply a ticket to you for The James Patterson Self-Destructing Book Experience (the “Experience”) at a location to be determined in or near the continental United States (the “Location”). Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before wiring funds for the Experience which can be done by emailing our customer services department (“Customer Services”) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You should understand that by purchasing the Experience, you and your guests agree to be bound by and comply with these Terms and Conditions. If you refuse to accept these Terms and Conditions, you will not be able to purchase the Experience. We advise that you print a copy of these Terms and Conditions for future reference.
1. YOUR EXPERIENCE
1.1 It is important to us that you enjoy the Experience. We set out below some important rules which you and your guests will need to be aware of and comply with:
(a) Only one experience will be sold on a first-come-first-sold basis;
(b) The Experience is for one person only. Guests may be added at additional cost TBD. Pets or other animals may not be brought in to the Experience (except guide or hearing dogs);
(c) The Experience will include
– One first class flight to an undisclosed location in or near the continental United States
– 24 hours to read the book, Hope to Die by James Patterson
– 2 Nights sleeping accommodations
– One five course dinner with James Patterson
– One pair of golden (not gold) binoculars
– All transfers at the location
(d) We will use reasonable efforts to ensure the Experience is a happy and memorable one for you and your fellow guests for all the right reasons, however we cannot be liable for distress caused by circumstances beyond our control (including but not limited to the weather conditions).
2. HOW THE CONTRACT IS FORMED BETWEEN YOU AND US
When you give us your order via the email above this constitutes an offer by you to us to buy a visit to the Experience. All orders by you are subject to acceptance by us. We anticipate at least a 6 week preparation time between acceptance of your order and the start of the Experience.
3. YOUR STATUS
3.1 You can only purchase tickets to the Experience if you are 18 years old or more.
3.2 You must have a valid passport.
4. ADMISSION & RIGHT OF ENTRY
Our management reserve the right to refuse entry to you (and your fellow guests) if you fail to present either of the above when required on entry to the Experience.
4.2 In exceptional cases, our management reserves the right to refuse entry to individuals to the Experience, or remove those who have already been admitted, if in their reasonable opinion, the presence of those individuals is not in keeping with the plan for the Experience.
5. PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO RECORDING
5.1 Non-professional photography and video recording by you is permitted anywhere in the Experience. All images and videos must be for non-commercial use only. You agree that any sharing of these photos or videos will not disparage James Patterson or any of the parties providing the Experience in any way. Your failure to comply with this non-disparagement clause will result in a penalty equal to 2x the cost of the Experience.
5.2 You agree to allow us to photograph and video record the Experience and grant us the world-wide right in perpetuity in all media to your performance.
6. PRICE AND PAYMENT
6.1 The price of entry to the Experience will be $294,038 payable in US funds via wire transfer or certified check.
6.2 We reserve the right to change prices at any time
6.3 All other costs not outlined in 1(c) above must be paid for by the guest (i.e. transportation to and from the airport, other meals beyond the 5 course experience, etc.)
7. CANCELLATION/POSTPONEMENT OF THE EXPERIENCE
7.1 We reserve the right to postpone or cancel an Experience without notice for any reason. We will have no liability whatsoever as a result of our postponing or cancelling your visit to an Experience including but not limited to any travel costs, loss of enjoyment, disappointment, emotional distress or any indirect or consequential loss (see also clause 9.2 below), whether incurred by you or another of your fellow guests.
7.2 We will use reasonable efforts to keep you informed about any potential postponement or cancellation of the Experience.
7.3 Without prejudice to our other remedies, we shall have the right in the case of any serious or persistent breach of these Terms and Conditions to cancel and withdraw any ticket(s) issued to you. In the event of such cancellation, no refund will be paid and we reserve the right to exclude you from our future events.
8. TICKETS AND REFUNDS
8.1 Tickets are non-transferable.
8.2 Cancellation will result in a refund of any net proceeds.
9. OUR LIABILITY
9.1 Our liability for any losses you and/or any of your guests may suffer as a result of us breaching these Terms and Conditions or for any breach of any statutory duty or negligence or otherwise is strictly limited to the total purchase price of your tickets to the Experience.
9.2 To the maximum extent permitted by law, neither we nor any of our affiliates, directors, employees or other representatives will be liable for any of the following losses or damage (howsoever arising and whether such losses were foreseeable or not):
(a) loss of data;
(b) loss of profit;
(c) loss of revenue;
(d) loss of business or opportunity;
(e) loss of goodwill;
(f) disappointment or emotional distress; and/or
(g) any indirect, consequential or special loss; arising in connection with the Experience or the provision of our services to you.
9.3 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or in any way limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or for any liability which cannot be excluded or limited by law.
10. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
10.1 When we need to communicate with you in writing we will use the email address that you provide us with. If you do not want us to communicate with you in writing by email, you must tell us.
10.2 All notices given by you to us must be given to email email@example.com. We may give notice to you at either the email you provide to us. Notices by email will be deemed to have been received at the time of transmission.
11. EVENTS OUTSIDE OUR CONTROL
11.1 We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under these Terms and Conditions that is caused by any event outside our reasonable control (“Force Majeure Event”).
11.2 A Force Majeure Event (without limitation) the following:
(a) Strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action;
(b) Civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war;
(c) Fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster;
(d) Impossibility of the use of public or private telecommunications networks;
(e) The acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions of any government; and/or
(f) High winds or any other extreme weather conditions which necessitate the closure of the Location for the safety of our staff.
11.3 Our performance under these Terms and Conditions is deemed to be suspended for the period that the Force Majeure Event continues. We will use our reasonable efforts to bring the Force Majeure Event to a close or to provide a suitable alternative date on which you can enjoy the Experience.
12.1 If any of these Terms and Conditions are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
12.2 These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between us in relation to their subject matter and supersedes any prior agreement, understanding or arrangement between us, whether oral or in writing. We both agree that, save as expressly set out herein, neither party will have any liability for any untrue statement or representation made by it (whether innocently or negligently) upon which the other party relied in entering into these Terms and Conditions, unless such untrue statement or representation was made fraudulently. These Terms and Conditions and shall prevail over any inconsistent terms and conditions in any other agreement between us or referred to in correspondence or elsewhere and any conditions or stipulations to the contrary are hereby excluded and extinguished.
13. LAW AND JURISDICTION
13.1 These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of The State of New York.
14. INFORMATION ABOUT US
Our Website is operated by James Patterson Entertainment LLC. Our main address is c/o Mother NY, 595 11th Ave, New York, NY 10036 USA.