Feel Good Day Sweepstakes Rules

Feel Good Day Sweepstakes

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE OR RECEIVE PRIZES.

PURCHASE OR ACCEPTANCE OF A PRODUCT OFFER DOES NOT IMPROVE

YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 

Entry Method(s)

There are six (6) entry methods as follows:

1.     Take a picture of the Feel Good Pop-Up at the 2019 Romance Writers of America Conference and share the picture using #FeelGoodSweeps on:

a.     Twitter for one (1) entry

b.     Instagram for one (1) entry

2.     Use the widget on the Promotion Website to:

a.     Retweet a specified tweet by Harlequin about Feel Good Day for one (1) entry;

b.     Sign up for the Feel Good Email Newsletter* for one (1) entry

c.      Visit the Feel Good Day Facebook Event for one (1) entry

d.     Visit HarlequinBooks’ page on Instagram for one (1) entry

 

*Entrants can unsubscribe at any time without affecting their odds of winning.

Maximum Entries Allowed

Six (6) entries per person

Promotion Website

https://harlequinblog.com/?p=39538

Entry Period

Contest opens July 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm ET and closes July 31, 2019 at 11:59 pm ET.  All entries must be received by close of the Entry Period. 

Draw Date

August 7, 2019

Eligible Entrants

Contest is open to legal residents of the continental U.S. (for clarity, excluding Hawaii and Alaska) who have reached the age of twenty-one (21) in their state/territory of residence or older at the time of entry. Entrants must also be legally able to travel to San Antonio, Texas and have any and all necessary documentation that may be required for presentation to U.S. customs and airport personnel.

 

Employees and immediate family members of: the Sponsor and its parent company, affiliates, and subsidiaries, and all agencies, entities and persons engaged in the marketing and/or administration of this Contest, are not eligible.

Prize

One (1) prize will be awarded with a total approximate retail value (“ARV”) of $1,900 USD, consisting of:

1.     Two (2) tickets to Feel Good Day and the Feel Good Day Cocktail Party to be held on October 5, 2019 (ARV $500 USD);

2.     Two (2) flight tickets from one (1) or two (2) international airport(s) located in the continental U.S. (for clarity, excluding any international airports located in Hawaii or Alaska) (“Originating Airport”) to San Antonio, Texas, departing on October 4, 2019 and returning on October 6, 2019 (ARV $800 USD);

3.     One (1) double occupancy room in a hotel located in or around San Antonio, Texas for two (2) nights with check-in on October 4, 2019 and check-out on October 6, 2019 (ARV $500 USD); and

4.     One (1) $100 USD pre-paid VISA card.

Sponsor

Harlequin Enterprises ULC, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, 22 Adelaide St. W, 41st Floor, Toronto, ON, CA, M5H 4E3

Odds of Winning

Odds of winning are dependent on the total number of eligible entries received. 

PARTICIPATION

To participate in the Contest, an Eligible Entrant must perform the Entry Method(s) during the Entry Period.  No other methods of entry will be accepted, and each Eligible Entrant may not exceed the Maximum Entries Allowed (any entries in excess of the Maximum Entries Allowed will be disqualified).  The computer of the Sponsor is the official time-keeping device for the Contest.

Entrants who do not meet the criteria for an Eligible Entrant will be disqualified.  The Sponsor may further, in its sole discretion, disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest.

By entering the Contest, all Eligible Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions the Sponsor, which are final and binding.  A copy of these Official Rules is available online via the Promotion Website.

Entries shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the entry.  Potential winners may be required to verify that they are the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. 

The Sponsor will have no obligation to communicate with Eligible Entrants except with the Eligible Entrants selected for a Prize.

 

WINNER SELECTION 

On or about the Draw Date, potential winner(s) will be selected by a random draw from among all Eligible Entrants.  Any potential winners will be notified by email and must respond within five (5) days of notification. Potential winner must respond with the potential winner’s and his/her guest’s selection of the Originating Airport(s) within ten (10) days of notification.

Potential winner and his/her guest must be available to:

  • travel to San Antonio, Texas by airplane departing from an Originating Airport on October 4, 2019 and returning to the same Originating Airport on October 6, 2019 and
  • attend the Feel Good Day and the Feel Good Day Cocktail Party held on October 5, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas.

With the exception of determining the Originating Airport(s), all other details relating to bookings and reservations will be determined and made by the Sponsor in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, including but not limited to specific flight(s) and hotel.

Should potential winner and his/her guest be unable to travel or participate in the Feel Good Day and the Feel Good Day Cocktail Party on the dates and times designated by the Sponsor, the Prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.

A potential winner and his/her guest may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release that confirms the potential winner’s and his/her guest’s:

  1. Eligibility, compliance with these Official Rules and acceptance of the Prize as offered;
  2. Release and indemnification of the Releasees as set out below; and
  3. Consent to Sponsor’s use of his/her name, photograph, likeness, and biographical material for purposes of advertising and publicity relating to the Contest, without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

If a potential winner fails to respond within the stated timeline, or if a prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable, the potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate potential winner will be selected. Delivery of Prize requires a full street address (P.O. boxes are not accepted), which may be requested by the Sponsor.

Once a potential winner has responded with all required documentation in good order, Sponsor will provide the potential winner with all tickets, bookings, reservations, and applicable information by email. Please allow 3-4 weeks for delivery of the pre-paid VISA card.

Winner and his/her guest will be responsible for any other expense not explicitly included in the Prize, including but not limited to: transportation to and from the Originating Airport(s), travel and medical insurance, travel documentation, airport improvement fees, bag check fees, taxes, gratuities, telephone calls, in-room charges, and all applicable taxes associated with their acceptance of the Prize.   Winner and his/her guest may be required to present a valid major credit card upon check-in at the hotel to cover any expenses over and above the standard room charge.

The Prize (and any and all portions thereof) must be accepted as awarded and cannot be transferred, assigned, substituted or redeemed for cash, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. In the event that a specific prize item is discontinued or otherwise unavailable, a prize item or cash of equal or greater value may be awarded to a winner in the Sponsor’s sole discretion.  In no event will the Sponsor be obligated to award more than the stated number of prizes.

 

Conditions, RELEASE AND INDEMNITIES

This Contest is void, in whole or part, where prohibited by law and is subject to all applicable laws and regulations.

Releasees shall mean the Sponsor and its parent company, affiliates and/or subsidiaries, agents and promotion agencies and each of their respective employees, directors, officers, suppliers, agents and administrators.

Entrants acknowledge and agree that the Releasees:

  1. Are not responsible for printing, clerical or typographical errors of any kind or nature relating to entries.
  2. Shall not be liable for damages, injuries or losses of any kind resulting in whole or in part from participation in the Contest, or from acceptance and/or use or misuse of the Prize.
  3. Assume no liability for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, undeliverable or misdirected entries, notifications and/or responses, or for any computer, online, software, hardware or technical malfunctions that may occur, including but not limited to malfunctions that may affect the transmission or non-transmission of an entry.
  4. Are not responsible for damage to any Entrant’s computer system/software related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in connection with this Contest.
  5. Assume no responsibility or liability in the event that the Contest cannot be conducted as planned for any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to reasons beyond the control of the Sponsor, such as infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes outside the control of the Releasees which impair or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest.
  6. Assume no responsibility for undeliverable e-mails resulting from any form of active or passive e-mail filtering by an Entrant’s Internet service provider and/or e-mail client or for insufficient space in Entrant’s e-mail account to receive e-mail.

Entrants further acknowledge and agree that by participating in the Contest they:

  1. Release the Releasees from and against any and all claims, actions, liabilities, judgments, damages, penalties, and expenses of any kind (including legal fees) in any way arising from or in relation to the Entrant’s participation in the Contest or any Prize-related activity, or the acceptance, receipt, use or misuse of any Prize.
  2. Will indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees from and against any and all claims, actions, liabilities, judgments, damages, penalties, and expenses of any kind (including legal fees) in any way arising from or in relation to the Entrant’s participation in the Contest or any Prize-related activity, or the acceptance, receipt, use or misuse of any Prize.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS.  SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Winner and his/her guest must at all times behave appropriately when taking part in the Prize and comply with these Official Rules and any other rules or regulations in force at any Prize-related locations. The Sponsor may remove from any Prize-related location any winner and/or his/her guest who breaks such rules and/or fails to behave appropriately and to disqualify such winner and/or guest. Any disqualified winner and/or guest will forfeit any un-awarded elements of the Prize.

 

Privacy and Use of Personal Information 

By participating in the Contest, each Entrant consents to the Sponsor’s collection and use of the Entrant’s name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, photograph and likeness  for the purpose of administering the Contest (including but not limited to contacting and announcing the winner) and for publicity and promotional purposes relating to the Contest, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, without further compensation unless prohibited by law. The Sponsor will use the Entrant’s Personal Information only for identified purposes, and will protect the Entrant’s Personal Information in a manner that is consistent with the Sponsor’s privacy policy located online at: www.harlequin.com/shop/pages/privacy-policy.html.

 

Termination 

Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, the Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or suspend the Contest, in whole or in part, without prior notice.  In the event that the Contest is terminated or suspended, the Sponsor will select a winner from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to such action.

 

NO RELATIONSHIP

The Contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook in any manner. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to the Sponsor and not Facebook. By entering the Contest, the Entrant acknowledges and agrees that he/she is providing his/her information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook.

Twitter, Tweet and Twitter.com are the trademarks and service marks of Twitter, Inc. All rights reserved. The Contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter in any manner. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to the Sponsor and not Twitter. By entering the Contest, the Entrant acknowledges and agrees that he/she is providing his/her information to the Sponsor and not to Twitter.

The Contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram in any manner. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to the Sponsor and not Instagram. By entering the Contest, the Entrant acknowledges and agrees that he/she is providing his/her information to the Sponsor and not to Instagram.

Winner’s List 

To receive the official name of the winner, send a self-addressed stamped envelope, between September 7, 2019 and October 7, 2019 to: Feel Good Day Sweepstakes Winner, c/o Harlequin Enterprises ULC, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, 22 Adelaide St. W, 41st Floor, Toronto, ON, CA, M5H 4E3.

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