Put Me In The Story - Share the Love Contest

Terms & Conditions

OFFICIAL RULES. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES, INCLUDING THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF THE DATE OF ENTRY WHO HAVE OR OPEN AN ACCOUNT ON Facebook.com, Instagram.com, or Twitter.com. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

  1. PROMOTION PERIOD: PUT ME IN THE STORY’S SHARE THE LOVE FREE BOOK FRIDAY SWEEPSTAKES (hereinafter the "Sweepstakes") begins on August 25, 2015 at 12:00 a.m. CT, and ends on December 24, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. CT (the "Promotion Period" and consists of eighteen (18) weekly entry periods (each a "Weekly Entry Period") as set forth in the chart below.

Weekly Entry Period

Starts at 12:00 a.m. CT

Ends at 11:59 p.m. CT

Approximate Drawing and Winner Notification date

Week 1

August 25, 2015

August 27, 2015

August 28, 2015

Week 2

August 28, 2015

September 3, 2015

September 4, 2015

Week 3

September 4, 2015

September 10, 2015

September 11,2015

Week 4

September 11,2015

September 17, 2015

September 18, 2015

Week 5

September 18,2015

September 24, 2015

September 25, 2015

Week 6

September 25, 2015

October 1, 2015

October 2, 2015

Week 7

October 2, 2015

October 8, 2015

October 9, 2015

Week 8

October 9, 2015

October 15, 2015

October 16, 2015

Week 9

October 16, 2015

October 22, 2015

October 23, 2015

Week 10

October 23, 2015

October 29, 2015

October 30, 2015

Week 11

October 30, 2015

November 5, 2015

November 6, 2015

Week 12

November 6, 2015

November 12, 2015

November 13, 2015

Week 13

November 13, 2015

November 19,2015

November 20, 2015

Week 14

November 20, 2015

November 26, 2015

November 27, 2015

Week 15

November 27, 2015

December 3, 2015

December 4, 2015

Week 16

December 4, 2015

December 10, 2015

December 11, 2015

Week 17

December 11, 2015

December 17, 2015

December 18, 2015

Week 18

December 18, 2015

December 24, 2015

December 25, 2015

 

  1. HOW TO ENTER: Visit Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and upload a photo of an individual reading a personalized book from Put Me In The Story, and tag the photo with #PutMeInTheStory prior to sharing their post. Limit one entry per person, per week. Entrants must have or open an account on Facebook.com, Instagram.com, or Twitter.com in order to participate in the Sweepstakes. Use of computer programs and/or other automated devices to enter Sweepstakes are prohibited. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your on-line service will apply.

  2. PRIZES: EIGHTEEN (18) PRIZES (awarded one (1) per Weekly Entry Period): A personalized book from PutMeInTheStory.com. Approximate Retail Value: $29.99 USD.

  3. SPONSOR & ADMINISTRATOR: The Sponsor and Administrator of this Sweepstakes is Sourcebooks. 1935 Brookdale Rd. Naperville, IL 60563.

  4. WINNER SELECTION: Winners will be selected on or around the dates listed in the chart above, in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Weekly Entry Period by a representative of Sponsor, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Prizes will be awarded and potential winners will be notified by email associated with their Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account. Prizes are nontransferable and no cash substitution is allowed except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to award prizes of equal or greater value if advertised prizes are unavailable.

  5. GENERAL RULES: Taxes, related to the prizes are the winners’ sole responsibility, if applicable. Prize winners may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (where legal) within five (5) days of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate selection. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name, likeness, image, photo, sobriquet and biographical information for promotional purposes without further compensation except where prohibited by law. By entering, entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these OFFICIAL RULES and winner releases Sponsor, and their subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents and all others associated with the development and execution of the Sweepstakes from any and all liability for damages, losses or injury resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance or use of prize. Entries will be declared to be made by the authorized account. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the Facebook account of the entrant. Entries are subject to verification of eligibility and will be declared invalid if they are incomplete, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website; violates the OFFICIAL RULES; or acts in an unsportsmanlike, obscene or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, misdirected or damaged entries due to internet services providers service, weather, technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications, whether caused by the sender, by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes if it is not capable of completion as planned, including for infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures or corruption of any sort, and award prizes from eligible entries received prior to cancellation. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

  6. ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry who have or open an account on Facebook.com. Employees and families of Sourcebooks, Inc. (“Sponsor”) their parent company, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates and related companies, advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate families are ineligible. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

  7. LICENSE: By submitting an entry into the Sweepstakes, entrants grant to the Sponsor the right, without limitation, to display the selected entry in any media now known or hereinafter developed. Entrants further agree to grant to the Sponsor a world-wide, royalty free, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable license to reproduce and use the entry for any purpose whatsoever without compensation or further permission, including but not limited to an irrevocable and perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide right, in all media (now known or later developed) to assign, sub-license, use, publish, edit, adapt, modify, alter, reproduce, distribute, broadcast, display, copyright, create derivative works or otherwise exploit the entry for commercial or non-commercial use, and without compensation to the entrant.

  8. WINNERS LIST: Winners will be posted on the Put Me In The Story social media feeds every Monday via Facebook, Instagram or Twitter

  9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: NEITHER SOURCEBOOKS, THEIR AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, OR AFFILIATED COMPANIES, AS WELL AS, THEIR ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES SHALL HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF OPPORTUNITY OR GOODWILL. IN ALL EVENTS, THE SOLE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF SPONSOR AND ITS AFFILIATES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE REPLACEMENT OF THE PRIZE OR THE ARV OF THE PRIZE SET FORTH HEREIN.

  10. DISPUTES: All disputes related to the Sweepstakes, the Prizes awarded, or these Official Rules shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Illinois or any other jurisdiction). Participants consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of state and federal courts in DuPage County, Illinois, and all claims must be resolved in the courts of DuPage County, Illinois.

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