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NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND D.C. WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND OF THE LEGAL AGE OF MAJORITY AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. U.S. LAW GOVERNS THIS SWEEPSTAKES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
- ELIGIBILITY: The Sue Grafton Holiday Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes“)is open solely to individuals who as of the date of entry (and, if a winner, as of the date of prize achievement) are a authorized resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and who’re 18 years of age or older and of the authorized age of majority within the jurisdiction by which she or he resides. We’re sorry for the geographic restrictions, sadly it’s required for numerous authorized causes. Individuals who as of the date of entry (and, if a winner, as of the date of prize achievement) are an worker of Criminal Element, a division of St. Martin’s Press (“Sponsor“) or any of Sponsor’s Associates (as outlined in Part 5), and members of the quick household or family (whether or not or not associated) of any such worker, aren’t eligible. Eligibility determinations might be made by Sponsor in its discretion and shall be last and binding. U.S. regulation governs this Sweepstakes. Void the place prohibited by regulation.
- HOW TO ENTER: The entry interval for the Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Japanese Time (ET) on Monday, November 29, 2018 and continues via 11:59 p.m. ET on Sunday, December 6, 2018 (the “Entry Period“). No purchase is necessary. To enter the Sweepstakes, during the Entry Period, entrants must access, complete and submit the Sweepstakes entry form (which will require entrant to submit his or her e-mail address and such other information as Sponsor may require), found in entrant’s Facebook or Instagram newsfeed or alternatively by visiting Sponsor’s website located at https://www.criminalelement.com/sue-grafton-holiday-sweepstakes (the “Website”) and following the on display entry directions. The Fb or Instagram entry varieties could also be pre-full of info offered by the Fb or Instagram platform. There’s a restrict of 1 entry per individual and per e-mail tackle. All entries have to be accomplished and acquired by Sponsor previous to the conclusion of the Entry Interval. Entry occasions can be decided utilizing Sponsor’s pc, which would be the official clock for the Sweepstakes. Regular time charges, if any, charged by the entrant’s Web or cellular service supplier will apply. All entries are topic to verification at any time. Proof of submission doesn’t represent proof of entry. Sponsor may have the appropriate, in its discretion, to require proof of id and/or eligibility in a type acceptable to Sponsor (together with, with out limitation, authorities-issued photograph identification). Failure to offer such proof to the satisfaction of Sponsor in a well timed method might end in disqualification.
- WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Following the conclusion of the Entry Interval, one potential Grand Prize winner(s) will probably be chosen in a random drawing carried out by Sponsor or its agent from amongst all eligible entries acquired in the course of the Entry Interval. The chances of profitable will depend upon the variety of eligible entries acquired. The potential winner shall be notified by e-mail (despatched to the e-mail tackle offered by the entrant when getting into), or utilizing different contact info offered by the potential winner, in Sponsor’s discretion. If the preliminary notification requires a response, the potential winner should reply to Sponsor’s preliminary notification try inside 72 hours. The potential winner is topic to verification of eligibility and should, in Sponsor’s discretion, be required to finish, signal and return to Sponsor an Affidavit of Eligibility/Launch of Legal responsibility or an Affirmation of Eligibility/Launch of Legal responsibility, as decided by Sponsor, and, if legally permissible, a Publicity Launch, and some other documentation offered by Sponsor in reference to verification of the potential winner’s eligibility and affirmation of the releases and grant of rights set forth herein (as relevant, “Winner Verification Paperwork“), inside seven days of tried supply of similar. The potential winner can also in Sponsor’s discretion be required to finish and return to Sponsor an IRS Type W-9 inside seven days of tried supply of similar. If the potential winner can’t be reached or doesn’t reply inside 72 hours of the preliminary notification try or fails to finish, signal, and return any required Winner Verification Paperwork or IRS Type W-9 inside seven days of tried supply of similar, or if the potential winner doesn’t in any other case adjust to these Official Guidelines and/or can’t settle for the prize as awarded for any purpose, then the potential winner could also be disqualified and an alternate winner might, at Sponsor’s discretion, be chosen from among the many remaining eligible entries as laid out in these Official Guidelines (by which case the foregoing provisions will apply to such newly-chosen entrant).
- PRIZE: One Grand Prize(s) might be provided. The Grand Prize consists of 1 mass market paperbound copy of “A” IS FOR ALIBI by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “B” IS FOR BURGLAR by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “C” IS FOR CORPSE by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “D” IS FOR DEADBEAT by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “E” IS FOR EVIDENCE by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “F” IS FOR FUGITIVE by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “G” IS FOR GUMSHOE by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “H” IS FOR HOMICIDE by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “I” IS FOR INNOCENT by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “J” IS FOR JUDGMENT by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “K” IS FOR KILLER by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “L” IS FOR LAWLESS by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “M” IS FOR MALICE by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “N” IS FOR NOOSE by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “O” IS FOR OUTLAW by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “P” IS FOR PERIL by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “Q” IS FOR QUARRY by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “R” IS FOR RICOCHET by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “S” IS FOR SILENCE by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “T” IS FOR TRESPASS by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “U” IS FOR UNDERTOW by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “V” IS FOR VENGEANCE by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “W” IS FOR WASTED by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “X” by Sue Grafton, one mass market paperbound copy of “Y” IS FOR YESTERDAY by Sue Grafton, and one Alphabet collection tote bag. The approximate retail worth (“ARV“) of the Grand Prize is $250.00 USD. The aggregate ARV of all prizes is $250.00 USD. The exact value will depend on where the winner resides and market conditions at the time of prize fulfillment. All prize details that are not expressly specified in these Official Rules will be determined by Sponsor in its discretion. The prize will be awarded if properly claimed. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of the right to receive the prize is permitted, except in the discretion of Sponsor, which has the right to substitute the prize or any component of the prize with a prize or prize component of equal or greater value selected by Sponsor in its discretion. The prize consists only of the item(s) expressly specified in these Official Rules. All expenses or costs associated with the acceptance or use of the prize or any component of the prize are the responsibility of the winner. If a prize component consists of digital content, entrant may need a compatible reading application to read the content. The prize is awarded “as is” and with none guarantee, besides as required by regulation. In no occasion will greater than the variety of prizes said in these Official Guidelines be awarded. All federal, state and native taxes on the worth of the prize are the duty of the winner. An IRS type 1099 might be issued if required by regulation.
- RELEASE AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By getting into the Sweepstakes, to the fullest extent permitted by relevant regulation, every entrant on behalf of himself or herself and anybody who succeeds to entrant’s rights and obligations together with with out limitation entrant’s heirs, executors, directors, private representatives, successors, assigns, brokers, and attorneys, and with respect to minors entrant’s mother and father and authorized guardians (collectively the “Entrant Parties“) releases Sponsor, each of Sponsor’s Affiliates, the licensees and licensors other than Entrant Parties including authors of each of the foregoing, all other companies involved in the development or operation of the Sweepstakes, Facebook, Instagram, the successors and assigns of each of the foregoing and the directors, officers, employees and agents of each of the foregoing (collectively, the “Released Parties“) from and against any and all claims and causes of action of any kind that entrant and/or the Entrant Parties ever had, now have or might in the future have arising out of or relating to the Sweepstakes, participation in the Sweepstakes, the use of the Website, the provision, acceptance or use of any prize or any component thereof or any use of the entrant’s name as permitted pursuant to these Official Rules, including without limitation any and all claims and causes of action: (a) relating to any personal injury, death or property damage or loss sustained by any entrant or any other person, (b) based upon any allegation of violation of the right of privacy or publicity, misappropriation, defamation, or violation of any other personal or proprietary right, (c) based upon any allegation of infringement of copyright, trademark, trade dress, patent, trade secrets, moral rights or any intellectual property right, or (d) or based upon any allegation of a violation of the laws, rules or regulations relating to personal information and data security. Each entrant on behalf of himself or herself and the Entrant Parties agrees not to assert any such claim or cause of action against any of the Released Parties. Each entrant on behalf of himself or herself and the Entrant Parties assumes the risk of, and all liability for, any injury, loss or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes, the use of the Website, or the provision, acceptance or use of any prize or any component of any prize. The Released Parties are not responsible for, and will not have any liability in connection with, any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize. The Released Parties are not responsible for, and will not have any liability in connection with, late, lost, delayed, illegible, damaged, corrupted or incomplete entries, incorrect or inaccurate capture of, damage to, or loss of entries or entry information, or any other human, mechanical or technical error of any kind relating to the operation of the Website, communications or attempted communications with any entrant or Entrant Parties, the submission, collection, storage and/or processing of entries or the administration of the Sweepstakes. The term “Affiliate” of Sponsor means any entity that immediately or not directly, by way of a number of intermediaries, controls, is managed by, or is beneath widespread management with Sponsor. The time period “control” means the possession, immediately or not directly, of the facility to direct or trigger the path of administration and insurance policies of an entity, or the possession, instantly or not directly, of greater than fifty % (50%) of the fairness pursuits of the entity.
- GENERAL RULES: Sponsor has the best, in its sole discretion, to switch these Official Guidelines (together with with out limitation by adjusting any of the dates and/or timeframes stipulated in these Official Guidelines) and to cancel, modify or droop this Sweepstakes at any time in its discretion, together with with out limitation if a virus, bug, technical drawback, entrant fraud or misconduct, or different trigger past the management of the Sponsor corrupts the administration, integrity, safety or correct operation of the Sweepstakes or if for some other purpose Sponsor just isn’t capable of conduct the Sweepstakes as deliberate (together with with out limitation within the occasion the Sweepstakes is interfered with by any hearth, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or of public enemy, communications failure, riot or civil disturbance, warfare (declared or undeclared), terrorist menace or exercise, federal, state or native regulation, order or regulation or courtroom order) or within the occasion of any change to the phrases governing using Fb or Instagram or the appliance or interpretation of such phrases. Within the occasion of termination of the Sweepstakes, a discover will probably be posted on the Web site or Sponsor’s Fb and Instagram web page and a random drawing shall be carried out to award the prize from amongst all eligible entries acquired previous to the time of termination. Sponsor has the correct, in its sole discretion, to disqualify or prohibit from collaborating within the Sweepstakes any particular person who, in Sponsor’s discretion, Sponsor determines or believes (i) has tampered with the entry course of or has undermined the reputable operation of the Web site or the Sweepstakes by dishonest, hacking, deception or different unfair practices, (ii) has engaged in conduct that annoys, abuses, threatens or harasses some other entrant or any consultant of Sponsor or (iii) has tried or intends to aim any of the foregoing. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR HAS THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY PERSON INVOLVED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Using brokers or automated units, packages or strategies to submit entries is prohibited and Sponsor has the proper, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entry that it believes might have been submitted utilizing such an agent or automated system, program or technique. Within the occasion of a dispute relating to who submitted an entry, the entry will probably be deemed to have been submitted by the approved account holder of the e-mail handle submitted on the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” means the one that is assigned an e mail tackle by an web supplier, on-line service supplier or different group (e.g., enterprise, instructional institute, and so on.) that’s answerable for assigning e mail addresses for the area related to the submitted e mail handle. An entrant could also be required to offer proof (in a type acceptable to Sponsor, together with, with out limitation, authorities-issued photograph identification) that she or he is the approved account holder of the e-mail handle related to the entry in query. All federal, state, and native legal guidelines and laws apply. All entries grow to be the property of Sponsor and won’t be verified or returned. By collaborating on this Sweepstakes, entrants on behalf of themselves, and to the extent permitted by regulation on behalf of the Entrant Events comply with be sure by these Official Guidelines and the choices of Sponsor, that are ultimate and binding in all respects. These Official Guidelines will not be reprinted or republished in any means with out the prior written consent of Sponsor.
- DISPUTES: By getting into the Sweepstakes, every entrant on behalf of himself or herself and the Entrant Events agrees that, to the utmost extent permitted by relevant regulation, (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of motion arising out of or related with the Sweepstakes, or the supply, acceptance and/or use of any prize or prize element, will probably be resolved individually, with out resort to any type of class motion (Notice: Some jurisdictions don’t permit proscribing entry to class actions. This provision won’t apply to entrant if entrant lives in such a jurisdiction); (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be restricted to precise out-of-pocket prices incurred, together with prices related to getting into the Sweepstakes, however in no occasion attorneys’ charges; and (c) not at all will any entrant or Entrant Social gathering be permitted to acquire any award for, and every entrant and Entrant Celebration hereby waives all rights to say, punitive, particular, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or in any other case elevated and another damages, aside from for precise out-of-pocket bills. All points and questions in regards to the development, validity, interpretation and enforceability of those Official Guidelines or the rights and obligations of the entrants, Entrant Events and Sponsor in reference to the Sweepstakes shall be ruled by, and construed in accordance with, the legal guidelines of the State of New York in the USA of America with out giving impact to any selection of regulation or battle of regulation guidelines or provisions that may trigger the appliance of the legal guidelines of any jurisdiction aside from the State of New York. Any authorized proceedings arising out of this Sweepstakes or relating to those Official Guidelines shall be instituted solely within the federal or state courts situated in New York County within the State of New York, waiving any proper to trial by jury, and every entrant and Entrant Celebration consents to jurisdiction therein with respect to any authorized proceedings or disputes of no matter nature arising beneath or relating to those guidelines or the Sweepstakes. Within the occasion of any battle between these Official Guidelines and any Sweepstakes info offered elsewhere (together with however not restricted in promoting or advertising supplies), these Official Guidelines shall prevail.
- USE OF INFORMATION: Private info provided is topic to relevant knowledge safety legal guidelines and Sponsor’s Privateness Discover at https://us.macmillan.com/privacy-notice. By getting into the sweepstakes, entrants acknowledge that they’ve learn Sponsor’s Privateness Discover and hereby comply with Sponsor’s assortment and use of their private info in accordance with such legal guidelines and Privateness Discover.
- WINNER NAME AND RULES REQUESTS: For the identify(s) of the winner(s), which will probably be obtainable two weeks after the conclusion of the Entry Interval, or a replica of those Official Guidelines, ship a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Sue Grafton Holiday Sweepstakes, Criminal Element, St. Martin’s Press, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010. Winner identify requests have to be acquired by Sponsor inside six months after the conclusion of the Entry Interval.
- SPONSOR: Criminal Element, a division of St. Martin’s Press, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010. The Sweepstakes is by no means sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or related to, Fb or Instagram.
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