Autumn Macarthur

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Christmas CCR Paperback Sweepstakes Rules

THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS NOW CLOSED!

Sorry for all the legalese, but to comply with US law, it’s necessary!

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. Eligibility: The Christmas CCR Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to those who sign up at the online sweepstakes entry page(s) at www.faithhopeandheartwarming.com and who are 18 years of age as of the date of entry. The sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. A valid US residential mailing address must be provided to receive the first prize. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of the organizer as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

3. Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on or about November 27, 2017 and ending December 6, 2017. All online entries must be received by December 6, 2017 11:59PM US EST.

4. How to Enter: The Sweepstakes must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided on this Sweepstakes site. The entry must fulfill all sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the organizer. You may enter only once, and you must fill in the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of the organizer.

5. Prizes: The first prize winner will receive eleven (11) paperback books with an approximate retail value of $140. Two runners up will receive eleven (11) ebooks with an approximate retail value of $40. Actual prize bundle value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. The first prize will be mailed to a verified US mailing address only.

6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

7. Winner selection and notification: Winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing from all entries received by the closing date. Winners will be notified via email to the email address they entered the Sweepstakes with within five (5) days following the winner selection. The organizer shall have no liability for a winner’s failure to receive notices due to winners’ spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winners’ provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, or fails to respond to the winner notification within twenty-eight (28) days from the time the award notification was sent, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected.

The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

8. Rights Granted by you: By entering this content you consent, in the event of your entry winning a prize, to the organizer releasing your name along with other prize-winners names in an email newsletter to all entrants, as well as in other sweepstakes related announcements, without any further compensation. You also agree to receive email newsletters from all authors participating in the sweepstakes, until such time as you unsubscribe from each author’s newsletter.

9. Terms: The organizer reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, the organizer may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by the organizer. The organizer reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.

The organizer has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering.
Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the organizer reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

10. Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless the organizer and any subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant’s participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

11. Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND OREGON WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Oregon having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

12. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject a strict privacy policy. Your contact details will not be passed on or sold to any third party without your consent, apart from the participating authors. By entering the sweepstakes, you are also consenting to opt-in to each of the participating authors’ mailing lists.

13. Winners List: A list of winners will be emailed to all email addresses provided by entrants at the time of entry, within fourteen (14) days of the Sweepstakes ending.

14. Facebook: The Sweepstakes hosted by the organizer is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.

15. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Autumn Macarthur, 11923 NE Sumner St, STE 686276, Portland, Oregon, 97220, USA. autumn@faithhopeandheartwarming.com

The Sweepstakes entry form can be found here.