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The Silence of the Lambs Sweepstakes

The Silence of the Lambs Sweepstakes

October 22, 2018

Simply in time for Halloween, enter for an opportunity to win a replica of The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris, plus a bookplate signed by the writer!*

*Fava beans and Chianti not included.

 

OFFICIAL RULES

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.

  1. ELIGIBILITY: The Silence of the Lambs 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 in 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 Felony Factor, a division of St. Martin’s Press (“Sponsor“) or any of Sponsor’s Associates (as outlined in Part 5), and members of the speedy household or family (whether or not or not associated) of any such worker, will not be eligible. Eligibility determinations shall be made by Sponsor in its discretion and will probably be ultimate and binding. U.S. regulation governs this Sweepstakes. Void the place prohibited by regulation.
  2. HOW TO ENTER: The entry interval for the Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Japanese Time (ET) on Monday, October 22, 2018 and continues by means of 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday, October 31, 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 http://www.criminalelement.com/silence-of-the-lambs-sweepstakes/ (the “Website”) and following the on display entry directions. The Fb or Instagram entry types could also be pre-filled with info offered by the Fb or Instagram platform. There’s a restrict of one entry per individual and per e mail handle. All entries have to be accomplished and acquired by Sponsor previous to the conclusion of the Entry Interval. Entry occasions will probably be decided utilizing Sponsor’s pc, which will probably 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 proper, in its discretion, to require proof of id and/or eligibility in a type acceptable to Sponsor (together with, with out limitation, government-issued photograph identification). Failure to offer such proof to the satisfaction of Sponsor in a well timed method might end in disqualification.
  3. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Following the conclusion of the Entry Interval, 5 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 throughout the Entry Interval. The odds of profitable will depend upon the quantity 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 another 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 cause, then the potential winner could also be disqualified and an alternate winner might, at Sponsor’s discretion, be chosen from amongst the remaining eligible entries as laid out in these Official Guidelines (through which case the foregoing provisions will apply to such newly-selected entrant).
  4. PRIZE: 5 Grand Prize(s) might be provided. The Grand Prize consists of one commerce paperback copy of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS by Thomas Harris and one bookplate signed by the writer. The approximate retail worth (“ARV“) of the Grand Prize is $17.99 USD. The aggregate ARV of all prizes is $89.95 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 quantity 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 can be issued if required by regulation.
  5. 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 duties 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 instantly or not directly, by means of a number of intermediaries, controls, is managed by, or is underneath widespread management with Sponsor. The time period “control” means the possession, immediately or not directly, of the energy to direct or trigger the path of administration and insurance policies of an entity, or the possession, immediately or not directly, of greater than fifty % (50%) of the fairness pursuits of the entity.
  6. GENERAL RULES: Sponsor has the proper, 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 another purpose Sponsor shouldn’t be capable of conduct the Sweepstakes as deliberate (together with with out limitation in 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, conflict (declared or undeclared), terrorist menace or exercise, federal, state or native regulation, order or regulation or courtroom order) or in the occasion of any change to the phrases governing the use of Fb or Instagram or the software or interpretation of such phrases. In 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 proper, in its sole discretion, to disqualify or prohibit from collaborating in 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 official 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. The use of 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 gadget, program or technique. In the occasion of a dispute relating to who submitted an entry, the entry can be deemed to have been submitted by the approved account holder of the e mail handle submitted at 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 forth.) that’s liable for assigning e mail addresses for the area related to the submitted e mail tackle. An entrant could also be required to offer proof (in a type acceptable to Sponsor, together with, with out limitation, government-issued photograph identification) that she or he is the approved account holder of the e mail tackle 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 selections of Sponsor, that are remaining and binding in all respects. These Official Guidelines will not be reprinted or republished in any method with out the prior written consent of Sponsor.
  7. DISPUTES: By getting into the Sweepstakes, every entrant on behalf of himself or herself and the Entrant Events agrees that, to the most 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 provision, 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) certainly not will any entrant or Entrant Celebration be permitted to acquire any award for, and every entrant and Entrant Social gathering 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 some other damages, aside from for precise out-of-pocket bills. All points and questions regarding the development, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these 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 United States of America with out giving impact to any selection of regulation or battle of regulation guidelines or provisions that may trigger the software 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 in the federal or state courts situated in New York County in the State of New York, waiving any proper to trial by jury, and every entrant and Entrant Get together consents to jurisdiction therein with respect to any authorized proceedings or disputes of no matter nature arising underneath or relating to those guidelines or the Sweepstakes. In 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.
  8. 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.
  9. WINNER NAME AND RULES REQUESTS: For the identify(s) of the winner(s), which can be obtainable two weeks after the conclusion of the Entry Interval, or a replica of these Official Guidelines, ship a self-addressed, stamped envelope to The Silence of the Lambs Sweepstakes, Felony Component, 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.
  10. SPONSOR: Felony Component, a division of St. Martin’s Press, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010. The Sweepstakes is on no account sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or related to, Fb or Instagram.
  11. ©2018 Macmillan Publishers. All rights reserved.

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