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*The sponsors for the sweepstakes are the publishers of the books set forth on the Webpage.

 

 

PROMOTION OFFICIAL RULES

Please visit the Privacy Policy and review NOTICE OF FINANCIAL INCENTIVE SECTION OF PRIVACY POLICY for important financial incentive information relating to this Sweepstakes. HOW TO ENTER: To enter, entrants must visit the Promotion Webpage (the “Webpage”) and follow the onscreen instructions to complete the entry form. This sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins and ends at the dates and times specified on the Webpage (the “Promotion Period”). Entries must be received by a specified date and time as set forth on the Webpage. The computer of Kirkus Media LLC (“Kirkus”) is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. Limit of one (1) entry per person. If more than one (1) entry is submitted by the same person, only the first eligible entry submitted will be considered. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the U.S. who have reached eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited. The following individuals are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes: employees and immediate family members of either of the Sponsors and their respective parent companies, affiliates, and subsidiaries, and 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 husband, wife, spouse, mother, father, brother, sister, son and/or daughter, 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 Kirkus or the sponsor(s) identified below (the “Sponsors”) 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). PRIZE: The prizes for the Sweepstakes are as set forth on the Webpage. Sweepstakes winners will be responsible for all applicable taxes associated with the winner’s 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 Sponsors. 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 Sweepstakes winners in the Sponsors’ sole discretion. Odds of winning are dependent on the total number of eligible entries received. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: On or about the date specified on the Webpage for winner selections, all potential winners will be selected by a random draw from among all eligible entries received. The Potential winners will be notified by e-mail and must respond within twenty-four (24) hours to the prize notification. Potential winners may be required to sign and return (within ten (10) business days of notification) 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 Kirkus and the Sponsors 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 therefrom; and (iv) consent to Kirkus’s and Sponsors’ 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 applicable 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 Kirkus or the Sponsors. CONDITIONS: Neither Kirkus, the Sponsors nor their respective parent companies, affiliates and/or subsidiaries, are responsible for printing, clerical or typographical errors of any kind or nature relating to entries. In no event will Kirkus or the Sponsors be obligated to award more than the stated number of prizes. Each entrant agrees that neither Kirkus, the Sponsors nor their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents and promotion agencies shall 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. Neither Kirkus nor the Sponsors assume any 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. Neither Kirkus nor the Sponsors are 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. Neither Kirkus nor the Sponsors assume any 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 Kirkus or the Sponsors, such as infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes outside the control of Kirkus or the Sponsors which impair or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes. Kirkus 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, KIRKUS AND THE SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Neither Kirkus nor the Sponsors assume any 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. The Sweepstakes is void, in whole or part, where prohibited by law and is subject to all applicable laws and regulations. RELEASE AND INDEMNITY: By participating in the Sweepstakes, the entrant hereby releases and discharges the Sponsors, Kirkus and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and affiliated entities, and each of their respective employees, directors, officers, suppliers, agents and administrators, from and against any and all claims, actions, liabilities, judgments, damages, penalties, and expenses of any kind (including legal fees) in any way arising in relation to the entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Prize-related activity, use of Personal Information (as defined below), 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 Sponsors, Kirkus and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and affiliated entities, and each of their respective employees, directors, officers, suppliers, agents and administrators, from and against any and all claims, actions, liabilities, judgments, damages, penalties, and expenses of any kind (including legal fees) in any way arising in relation to the entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Prize-related activity, use of Personal Information, or the acceptance, receipt, use or misuse of any Prize. PRIVACY AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant consents to the collection and use by Kirkus and the Sponsors of the entrant’s name, mailing address, 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 collection of such Personal Information by Kirkus shall be subject to its Privacy Policy. The Sponsors will protect the entrant’s Personal Information in a manner that is consistent with the Sponsors’ privacy policies located online at [LINK TO EACH SPONSOR PRIVACY POLICY]. By entering the Sweepstakes you consent to receive marketing emails from Sponsor. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the marketing emails. TERMINATION: Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, the Sponsors reserve 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 Sponsors 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. SPONSORS: The Sponsors for the Sweepstakes are set forth on the Webpage. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE OR RECEIVE PRIZES. PURCHASE OR ACCEPTANCE OF A PRODUCT OFFER DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING .

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