Hachette Book Group Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY
These Official Rules apply to all sweepstakes conducted by Hachette Book Group, Inc. (“Sponsor”) on Facebook via its official Bookpaws page (“Hachette Page”). Each individual sweepstakes will be announced by Sponsor via a post (“Sweepstakes Post”) on the Hachette Page. A Sweepstakes Post will include how to enter, the entry deadline and the prize(s)/value(s). All information contained in a Sweepstakes Post is incorporated herein by reference.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. & DC, 18 or older. Employees, agents, officers & directors of Sponsor, its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates & advertising & promotion agencies (collectively with Facebook, Inc., “Released Parties”) & members of their immediate family (spouse, parent, children, siblings & their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) & persons living in the same household, whether or not related, are not eligible. Void where prohibited. Subject to all applicable federal, state & local laws.
HOW TO ENTER: Visit the Hachette Page, find the Sweepstakes Post and respond to the question posed via the comment function within the Sweepstakes Post to be entered. Entries must be submitted by the time and date stated in the Sweepstakes Post to be eligible. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Limit one (1) entry per person/Facebook ID for any sweepstakes. Multiple entries will be void. Entries become the sole property of Sponsor.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Entry must be entrant’s original work, be in keeping with Sponsor’s image & not be offensive or inappropriate, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Entry must not defame or violate or infringe upon the rights of any person or entity. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry and remove any post that it determines, in its sole discretion, is not in compliance with these Official Rules.
RANDOM DRAWING: Potential winner(s) will be selected in a random drawing on or about the date stated in the Sweepstakes Post from among all eligible entries received. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winner(s) will be notified via a comment on his/her winning post & he/she will have 48 hours from notification to respond to Sponsor. The failure to respond to such notification or a potential winner’s noncompliance with these Official Rules may result in disqualification, & at Sponsor’s sole discretion, an alternate winner may be selected.
PRIZE(S): See Sweepstakes Post for prize details and values. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. Winners are responsible for all federal, state & local taxes. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Limit one (1) prize per person/Facebook ID/email address per sweepstakes.
GRANT OF RIGHTS: By submitting an entry, each entrant grants to Sponsor and its licensees, successors and assigns an irrevocable, perpetual, unlimited, royalty-free, fully paid-up license to reproduce, distribute, display, exhibit, exploit, perform, edit, create derivatives of & otherwise use the entry & all elements of such entry, together with any other material, as well as the name, user name, city & state of residence, voice, image and/or likeness of entrant, in any & all media now known or hereafter devised, in any manner, in whole or in part, worldwide, without compensation or notification to, or permission from, entrant or any third party, for any purpose whatsoever, including without limitation, for purposes of advertising or trade.
WINNERS LIST: The name(s) of the winner(s) will be posted on the Book Page following the end of the sweepstakes.
SPONSOR: Hachette Book Group, Inc., 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10104. This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.