SWEEPSTAKES TERMS AND CONDITIONS
GIVEAWAY – PAPERBACK COPIES OF WINTER’S BRIDE AND AUTUMN’S LADY
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
The giveaway of paperback copies of Autumn’s Lady and Winter’s Bride (the “Sweepstakes”) is open internationally. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older as of the day on which they enter (the “Entrant” or “you” or “your”). This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and is void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law.
The Sweepstakes begins at midnight Central European Time (“CET”) on 21st July 2021 and ends at midnight CET on 25th July 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Sense of Romance (the “Sponsor”) and can be reached via email at nellie(at)nellieclind.com.
Sweepstakes is open internationally to residents that are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Void outside the U.S., in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. Military installments in foreign countries or anywhere outside of the U.S. where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law.
Any employees or agents of the Sponsor and its respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, and members of their immediate families or those persons living in the same household of such individuals are not eligible to enter or win. “Household Family Members” are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes and “Household Family Members” shall mean people that share your residence and live with you such as parents, step parents, siblings, children, spouses and so forth.
HOW TO ENTER
To enter the Sweepstakes, entrants must do the following:
Reply to the email where the Giveaway was mentioned and answer the following question:
Would you be interested in a spin-off series or two? If yes, which Lords interests you the most? The logical and emotionless Winter Lords? The dark and wicked Autumn Lords? The passionate and extroverted Summer Lords? Or the warrior-like alpha Spring Lords?
You are limited to one entry per person or email address regardless of whether more than one person uses the same email address. Entrant is solely responsible for informing the Sponsor of any email address change.
Multiple Sweepstakes participants are not permitted to share the same email address or mobile phone number to enter the Sweepstakes.
All entries must be received no later than midnight (CET) on 25th July 2021. There is a limit of one (1) entry per person regardless of method of entry. All entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Incomplete, indecipherable or inaccurate entries are void. Any individual who attempts or otherwise encourages, directly or indirectly, the entry of multiple or false contact information under multiple identities, by cellular phone, or uses any device or artifice to enter or encourage, directly or indirectly, multiple or false entries, as determined by the Sponsor, will be disqualified. Lost, late, illegible, or incomplete entries will be deemed ineligible and disqualified. Any use of robotic or automatic entries is strictly prohibited and your entry will be void.
In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same online entry account, you will be required to provide the name of the authorized subscriber of the online entry account at the time of entry and that person will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, or damaged entries or for technical, hardware, software or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the sender, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to participate or access any online service or Website, or by any human error that may occur in the processing of the entries in the Sweepstakes.
If the Sweepstakes is not capable of being conducted as described due to any reasons including but not limited to computer virus infections, bugs, worms, tampering, unauthorized intervention, technical failures, fraud, interruption, deletion, lost or delayed data, defect or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor and its agents, then the Sponsor shall have the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes or to select prize winners before such event took place. Sponsor may disqualify winners in its sole discretion. Sponsor also reserves the right to prosecute any fraudulent entries to the full extent permitted by law.
CAUTION: ATTEMPTING TO DEFRAUD OR IN ANY WAY TAMPER WITH OR DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES BY ANY PERSON(S) IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY SUCH PERSON(S), AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. SPONSOR’S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THAT OR ANY OTHER PROVISION.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
The Grand Prize Winner (the “Winner”) will be selected in a random drawing on or about 26th July 2021 from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The random drawing will be conducted by the Sponsor and all decisions of the Sponsor relating to the Sweepstakes are final and binding. Odds of winning a prize will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received by the close of the Sweepstakes Period.
Winners will be notified by email at the email address the entrant used when answering the question within 10 days after the random drawing.
Each Winner must respond to such notification within 3 after the notification is sent or an alternate Winner will be selected from the remaining eligible entries.
Sponsor is not liable for any late, lost or misdirected notification or for winner’s unsuccessful efforts to claim any prize. Winner is solely responsible for any inactive email address and any Winner notification that is not responded to or returned as undelivered will result in prize forfeiture and an alternate Winner will be randomly selected by the Sponsor.
3 winners will get a set of paperback copies containing 1 copy of Winter’s Bride and 1 copy of Autumn’s Lady.
Only one prize will be awarded per person and household.
All federal, state, and local taxes and fees, including income tax, sales tax and license fees, and any other expenses arising out of the receipt and use of the prizes, are solely the responsibility of the Winner. Any difference between the stated estimated value of a prize and its actual value will not be awarded. Winner agrees to accept prize “as is.” The Winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to their Prize after it has been delivered.
Should the event portion of the Prize be canceled, postponed or in any way abbreviated, the Sponsor shall have no liability or further obligation to the Winner. Sponsor makes no representations of any kind concerning the appearance, safety, or performance of any part of the Prize. All prize details are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.
All taxes and any other expenses related to accepting and/or using prize not listed in these rules are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Prize is non-transferable, non-assignable, and not redeemable for cash. Sponsor in its sole discretion may substitute a prize (or prize component) of equal or greater approximate retail value and comparable use for any reason.
SOCIAL MEDIA DISCLAIMER
The Sweepstakes may be shared or promoted on social media but it is not endorsed by any social media platform such as Facebook, Instagram, and others. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or affiliated or administered by these social media platforms. You agree that you are providing your contact information directly to the Sponsor by visiting the Sponsor’s website and not to these social media platforms. By participating and entering the Sweepstakes through these social media platforms, you are also subject to the data privacy and legal terms of these social media platforms.
AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY, RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND PUBLICITY RELEASE
Winner may be required to sign and return a release of liability, affidavit or declaration of eligibility and a publicity release (collectively “the Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability”) and failure to do so may result in forfeiture of prize. Winner cannot transfer the prize to anyone else. Winner must complete, execute and return the Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability within five (5) days of notification of winning the Prize. Failure to return Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability timely, or if Prize notification is returned as non-deliverable, or if Winner is found not to be eligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, may result in disqualification with an alternate Prize Winner selected in accordance with these Official Rules.
By accepting the Prize, the Winner grants to Sponsor a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license to use Winner’s name, likeness, image, voice, hometown, and biographical information in advertising, trade and promotion, including on the Internet or via wireless application protocol, without further notice, compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law.
By entering, all entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in regards to all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules or attempt to interfere with this Sweepstakes in any way shall be disqualified. The use of automated entry devices or any other conduct that impedes the integrity of the Sweepstakes is strictly prohibited.
By entering this Sweepstakes, entrant agrees to release, hold harmless and indemnify the Sponsor and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, contractors, directors, officers, governors, employees and agents against any and all liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described), with respect to or arising out of either (i) entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes; or (ii) the receipt, use or misuse of the prize awarded in the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to any claims for loss, damage to property, personal injury, and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, or travel related to, the Sweepstakes, or claims based on defamation, rights of privacy, rights of publicity or prize delivery. False or deceptive entries or acts will render the entrant ineligible. Sponsor is not responsible for printing, human or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules, promotion materials or otherwise in the offer or administration of this Sweepstakes. Sponsor makes no warranty, guaranty, or representation of any kind, and disclaim any implied warranty, concerning any claim arising in connection with participation in this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree (and agree to confirm in writing if needed): (a) to release the Sponsor and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, contractors, directors, officers, governors, employees and agents from any and all liability, loss or damage incurred with respect to the awarding, receipt, possession, and/or use or misuse of any prize; (b) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (c) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (d) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs.
Any disputes that arise between the Sponsor and entrants with respect to the Sweepstakes shall be submitted to binding arbitration governed by the laws of Sweden to be determined and resolved by said Association under its rules and procedures in effect at the time of submission and the parties hereby agree to share equally in the costs of said arbitration.
By entering, entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Sweden without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules.
The provisions of this Agreement are severable, and the invalidity of any provision shall not affect the validity of any other provision. Any invalid or unenforceable provision shall not be deleted but shall be reformed and construed in a manner to enable it to be enforced to the extent compatible with applicable law.
You may request the name of the Winner and a copy of these official rules by contacting the Sponsor at nellie(at)nellieclind.com.