BRIDAL PARTY BOOK CLUB SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE OR RECEIVE PRIZES.

PURCHASE OR ACCEPTANCE OF A PRODUCT OFFER DOES NOT IMPROVE

YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 

 

How to enter:  To participate in the Sweepstakes, entrants may be required to have a Twitter and/or Goodreads account.  There are no fees associated with the creation of such accounts.  To enter, entrants must visit https://www.bookclubbish.com/enter-to-win-a-bridal-party-book-club-kit/ (the “Promotion Website”) sign in to the Sweepstakes widget and follow the onscreen instructions to register completed entry tasks (each an “Entry Method”) in order to receive entries into the Sweepstakes.  The Three (3) eligible Entry Methods into the Sweepstakes are as follows, each Entry Method yielding a single entry:

 

  1. Entry Method #1 (To receive one (1) entries into the Sweepstakes): Re-Tweet (using Twitter functionality) the Tweet at the following link: https://twitter.com/Bookclubbish/status/973573855393517570?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fgleam.io%2FCBAIU%2Fembed%3Fl%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fwww.bookclubbish.com%252Fenter-to-win-a-bridal-party-book-club-kit%252F

 

  1. Entry Method #2 (To receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes): Add (using Goodreads functionality) the book FAMILY AND OTHER CATASTROPHES to your Goodreads Shelf. Contestants can remove the book at any time without affecting their odds of winning.

 

  1. Entry Method #3 (To receive one (1) bonus entry into the Sweepstakes): Subscribe (using the Sweepstakes Widget on the Promotion Website) to the BookClubbish Newsletter. Contestants can unsubscribe at any time without affecting their odds of winning.

 

No other methods of entry will be accepted. The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 PM Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on March 21, 2018 and end at 11:59 PM (EST) on March 28, 2018, (the “Promotion Period”).  All entries must be received by 11:59 PM (EST) on March 28, 2018. The computer of the Sponsor is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.  Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.

 

Limit one (1) entry per person per Entry Method for a limit of three (3) total entries per person.  If more than the allotted entries per person are submitted by the same person, only eligible entries will be considered.  By entering the Sweepstakes, the entrant (or the parent/legal guardian of the entrant if such entrant is under the age of majority in his/her state/province/territory of residence at the time of entry) agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Harlequin Enterprises Limited (the “Sponsor”) which are final and binding.  A copy of these Official Rules is available online at the Promotion Website.

 

Eligibility:  The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the U.S. and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are above the age of majority in his/her state/province/territory of residence as of the time of entry. The following individuals are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes: employees and immediate family members of the Alexandra Borowitz (the “Author”), the Sponsor and its parent company, affiliates, and subsidiaries, all agencies, entities and persons engaged in the marketing and/or administration of this Sweepstakes. For the purpose of these Official Rules, “immediate family” means spouse, parent, sibling and/or offspring, whether or not they reside in the same household. Entries shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the entry (i.e., the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet service provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address). Potential winners may be required to provide the Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.  No communication or correspondence will be exchanged with entrants except with the entrants selected for a Prize (as defined below).

 

PrizeOne (1) prize will be awarded consisting of:

  1. One (1) $100 VISA Gift Card (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) $100.00, all figures in USD);
  2. Five (5) ARCs of FAMILY AND OTHER CATASTROPHES by Alexandra Borowitz (ARV $16 x 5 = $80)
  3. Five (5) “Bridesmaid” Headbands (ARV $8.00 x 5 = $40.00); and
  4. One (1) “Wedding Advice” stationery set (ARV $30.00).

(collectively the “Prize”)

 

The approximate retail value of the Prize is $250.00 (USD).  Sweepstakes winners will be responsible for all applicable taxes associated with the winners’ acceptance of the Prize and any other expense not explicitly included in the description of the Prize.  The Prize (and any and all portions thereof) must be accepted as awarded and cannot be transferred, assigned, substituted or redeemed for cash, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. In the event that a specific prize item is discontinued or otherwise unavailable, a prize item or cash of equal or greater value may be awarded to the winner in the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Odds of winning are dependent on the total number of eligible entries received.

 

Winner Selection and NotificationOn or about March 29, 2018, one (1) potential winner will be selected by a random draw from among all eligible entries received.  The potential winner will be notified by e-mail and must respond within five (5) days of notification.  Potential winners may be required to sign and return (scanned copy within ten (10) business days of notification, hard copy to follow by mail) an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release that confirms the potential winner’s: (i) eligibility for the Sweepstakes and compliance with these Official Rules; (ii) acceptance of the Prize as offered; (iii) release of the Releasees (as defined below) from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, cost or expense arising out of participation in this Sweepstakes, participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity or the acceptance, use, or misuse of the Prize, including but not limited to costs, injuries, losses related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light, or from any and all claims of third parties arising there from; and (iv) consent to Sponsor’s use of his/her name, photograph, likeness, and biographical material in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, for purposes of advertising and publicity relating to the Sweepstakes, without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.  If a potential winner fails to respond within the stated timeline, or if a prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable, the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate potential winner will be selected. Delivery of Prize requires a full street address (P.O. boxes are not accepted), which may be requested by the Sponsor. To be declared a winner, Canadian resident(s) must correctly answer an arithmetical skill-testing question to be administered by mail, e-mail or telephone.

 

Conditions:  The Sponsor and its parent company, affiliates and/or subsidiaries, are not responsible for printing, clerical or typographical errors of any kind or nature relating to entries. In no event will the Sponsor be obligated to award more than the stated number of prizes. Each entrant agrees that the Sponsor and its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents and promotion agencies shall not be liable for damages, injuries or losses of any kind resulting in whole or in part from participation in the Sweepstakes, or from acceptance and/or use or misuse of the Prize. The Sponsor assumes no liability for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, undeliverable or misdirected entries, notifications and/or responses, or for any computer, online, software, hardware or technical malfunctions that may occur, including but not limited to malfunctions that may affect the transmission or non-transmission of an entry. The Sponsor is not responsible for damage to any participant’s computer system/software related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in connection with this Sweepstakes. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability in the event that the Sweepstakes cannot be conducted as planned for any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to reasons beyond the control of the Sponsor, such as infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes outside the control of the Sponsor which impair or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS.  SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for undeliverable e-mails resulting from any form of active or passive e-mail filtering by a participant’s Internet service provider and/or e-mail client or for insufficient space in participant’s e-mail account to receive e-mail. Sweepstakes is void, in whole or part, where prohibited by law and is subject to all applicable laws and regulations.

 

Release and IndemnityBy participating in the Sweepstakes, the entrant hereby releases and discharges the Author, the Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and affiliated entities, and each of their respective employees, directors, officers, suppliers, agents and administrators (collectively, the “Releasees”), from and against any and all claims, actions, liabilities, judgments, damages, penalties, and expenses of any kind (including legal fees) in any way arising from or in relation to the entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Prize-related activity, or the acceptance, receipt, use or misuse of any Prize.

 

Furthermore, by participating in the Sweepstakes, the entrant hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Author, the Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and affiliated entities, and each of their respective employees, directors, officers, suppliers, agents and administrators (collectively, the “Indemnitees”), from and against any and all claims, actions, liabilities, judgments, damages, penalties, and expenses of any kind (including legal fees) in any way arising from or in relation to the entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Prize-related activity, or the acceptance, receipt, use or misuse of any Prize.

 

Privacy and Use of Personal Information:  By participating in the Sweepstakes, each consents to the Sponsor’s collection and use of the entrant’s name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, photograph and likeness (“Personal Information”) for the purpose of administering the Sweepstakes (including but not limited to contacting and announcing the winner) and for publicity and promotional purposes relating to the Sweepstakes, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, without further compensation unless prohibited by law. The Sponsor will use the entrant’s Personal Information only for identified purposes, and will protect the entrant’s Personal Information in a manner that is consistent with the Sponsor’s privacy policy located online at: www.harlequin.com/shop/pages/privacy-policy.html.

 

Termination:  Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, the Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or suspend the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, and/or amend the Official Rules in any way, at any time, for any reason, without prior notice.  In the event that the Sweepstakes is terminated or suspended, the Sponsor will select winners from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to such action. In the event that the Official Rules are amended, all entries received prior to such action which were eligible according to the original Official Rules will be deemed eligible.

 

Winner’s List:  To receive the official name of the winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope, between September 18, 2017, and November 18, 2017, to: BIRDAL PARTY SWEEPSTAKES WINNER, c/o Harlequin Enterprises Limited, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, 22 Adelaide St. W., 41st Floor, Toronto, ON, CA, M5H 4E3.

 

Sponsor:  Harlequin Enterprises Limited, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, 22 Adelaide St. W., 41st Floor, Toronto, ON, CA, M5H 4E3.

 

    Working on blogs, videos, and book trailers, Elissa is involved in many aspects of BookClubbish’s digital projects. When not blogging, you can find her reading (obviously!) or binge watching something on Netflix.

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