Sweepstakes


DAME BOOKS GIVAWAY SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES ONLY. VOID WHERE OTHERWISE PROHIBITED.

 

  1. ELIGIBILITY: The Dame Books Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes” or “Promotion”) is open to legal residents of the United States, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry (the “Entrant”). Void where prohibited. Employees of Dame Media, LLC (the “Sponsor”) and its advertising, promotion and marketing agencies and prize suppliers, (collectively, the “Releasees”) and each of their immediate family members (spouse, parents, children, siblings, and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) and individuals living in the same households of each of these individuals, whether related or not, are not eligible to enter or win. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

 

  1. SWEEPSTAKES TIMING: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on 10/24/18, and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. PT on 11/12/18 (“Promotion Period”). The Sponsor’s computer, or that of its designee, runs the official clock for the Sweepstakes and will solely determine the time by which an entry is received.

 

  1. HOW TO ENTER: By entering, Entrant acknowledges compliance with these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements herein. There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes during the Promotion Period:

A) Automatic Entry: During the Promotion Period, first go to https://www.damemagazine.com/support-our-work/ and provide your name, email address, mailing address, payment information, and donation amount to become a supporting member of Dame Magazine (“Member”). Current Members may skip this step. Next, go to https://mailchi.mp/damemagazine/parlour1books and enter your name and email address to obtain one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes.

 

  • B) Alternate method of entry (“AMOE”): Hand print your name, complete mailing address, telephone number, valid email address, date of birth, and the words “Dame Books Giveaway” on a plain 3” x 5” piece of paper & mail it in a sealed, stamped & hand-printed #10 envelope to: Dame Books Giveaway, Dame Media, LLC, 578 Washington Blvd., #642, Marina Del Ray, CA 90292. All entries must be postmarked by 11/12/18 and received by 11/26/18. No photocopied, computer generated facsimiles, mechanically reproduced, or mass entries permitted. Each AMOE entrant will receive one (1) entry. Entries received without complete information requested will be void. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, incomplete, illegible, postage-due or misdirected mail. Proof of mailing does not constitute proof of delivery. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

 

One entry per person, any additional entries by the same person will be void.

 

  1. DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION OF POTENTIAL WINNER: On or about 11/28/18 five (5) Grand Prize Winners ( “Potential Winners”) will be randomly selected by Sponsor or its representative from among all eligible entries received. Odds of winning depend upon the total number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Each Potential Winner will be sent an email message by the Sponsor, within three (3) business days of the drawing date. If the Potential Winner is not at home when he/she is called, the Sponsor will endeavor to leave a message for the Potential Winner to call back to either accept or decline the prize. If the Sponsor does not receive a return email message within 24 hours from the time the email message is sent to the Potential Winner, or if the email address is not in service, disconnected, or does not belong to the Potential Winner the prize will be forfeited and at Sponsor’s discretion, awarded to an alternate Potential Sponsor is not responsible for suspended or discontinued email service or a change of address which may result in the Potential Winner not receiving initial prize notification. When a Potential Winner accepts the prize, he/she may be required to complete, sign, and return [1] a Declaration of Eligibility and Liability Release and a Publicity Release (collectively the “Declaration”). All completed documents must be returned within five (5) days from prize notification date or the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate Potential Winner. If a Potential Winner does not return the required documents within the stated timeframe, he/she will be disqualified and an alternate Potential Winner may be selected. In the event of non-compliance with these rules, or if the prize or prize notification is unclaimed or returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, awarded to an alternate potential Prize Winner.

 

  1. PRIZE: Five (5) Grand Prizes: A physical copy of Rage Becomes Her and Eloquent Rage Estimated Retail Value (“RRV”) of prize is: $52.99. [Soraya Chemaly, Atria Books, Simon & Schuster, Brittney Cooper, Martin’s Press] do not sponsor or endorse Sweepstakes.

 

  1. PRIZE RESTRICTIONS AND LIMITATIONS: Total number of prizes awarded for the entire Promotion will not exceed five (5). Prizes will be awarded provided that there are at least as many eligible entries as prizes offered and winner verified in accordance with these Official Rules. Prize is not nontransferable, non-assignable and may not be redeemed for cash or otherwise substituted in whole or in part except as provided herein. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute the prize (or a portion thereof) with cash or another prize of equal or greater value in the event the advertised prize (or a portion thereof) becomes unavailable for any reason. Prize Winners are responsible for the payment of taxes on the prize and for any other costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of the prize.

 

By entering the Promotion, Entrants, agree to the use by Sponsor and its designees of their names, cities and states of residence and photographs/likenesses for advertising and promotional purposes for this and similar promotions, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised (including and without limitation, the Internet) without additional compensation, notification, or permission, except where prohibited by law. Upon request, Prize Winner must consent to such in writing.

 

  1. ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS:Normal Internet access, phone, and usage charges imposed by Entrant’s online or phone service may apply. Bulk, third-party, automated and/or repetitive electronic entries (including, but not limited to, any script, macro, bot or promotion service) will be disqualified. Any attempt by any Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of permitted entries by using multiple and/or different identities, forms, registrations, email addresses, logins, or any other methods will void that Entrant’s Entry, and that Entrant may be disqualified at Sponsor’s discretion. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a specific Entrant, the Entry will be deemed to have been made by the registered account holder of the e-mail address as provided on the potential winning Entry selected, but only if that person meets all other eligibility criteria. A registered account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address account by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Potential Promotion Winner may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address account for the potentially winning Entry. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the Entry in question may be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion.

 

By entering the Promotion, each Entrant represents and warrants that he/she has read, understands and will follow the Official Rules. Entrants agree to indemnify and hold the Released Parties (defined below) harmless from and against any third party claim, to the extent relating to any breach of any representation, warranty or covenant made by such Entrant in connection with his or her acceptance of these Official Rules. Those who do not abide by these Official Rules of the instructions of Sponsor and provide all required information will be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion. The decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all matters relating to this Promotion, including interpretation and application of these Official Rules.

 

  1. GENERAL CONDITIONS: The Releasees are not responsible for the actions of Entrants in connection with the Promotion, including Entrants’ attempts to circumvent the Official Rules or otherwise interfere with the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Promotion, or whom Sponsor believes to be causing malfunction, error, disruption or damage may be disqualified. Additionally, any attempt to cheat the Promotion, as determined at the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor, may result in immediate disqualification of the Entrant, as well as other possible consequences, including disqualification from any and all existing and future promotions. Warning: any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to damage the website or application associated with this promotion or undermine the legitimate operation of the promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, sponsor reserves the right to prosecute and seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Neither Sponsor nor anyone acting on its behalf will enter into any communications with any Entrant regarding this Promotion, except as expressly set forth in these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be attempting to tamper with or undermine the Entry process, the Website, and/or the legitimate operation of the Promotion; to violate the Official Rules; or to act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for: (1) any lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, undelivered, delayed, garbled, incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to, malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Entry process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; (5) for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Promotion; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If, for any reason, the Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus or bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor, which corrupt or affect the operation, administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Promotion, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, void any suspect entries and: (a) modify the Promotion or suspend the Promotion to address the impairment and then resume the Promotion in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) terminate the Promotion and from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment, conduct a random to award the Promotion prize.

 

  1. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASES: By participating in this Promotion, Entrant agrees that Sponsor, and its respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, consultants, contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment and marketing, website providers, web masters, and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents (the “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by Entrants against, any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including personal injury or death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse, or use of the prize, entry, or participation in this Promotion or in any Promotion- or Prize-related activity, or any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy, or merchandise or other prize delivery. By participating in this Promotion, Entrant agrees that the Released Parties will not be responsible or liable for any injuries, damages, or losses of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages to persons, including death, or to property arising out of access to and use of the Website or Application associated with this Promotion or the downloading from and/or printing material downloaded from such Website and/or Application. If any use by Sponsor of the Entries causes it to be liable to any third party, Entrant agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Sponsor and its agents, employees, affiliates, subsidiaries, representative and all related parties from and against any and all damages, costs, judgments and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), which it incurs as a result of its use of the Entries. Released Parties are not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in Entrant’s e-mail or other account to receive messages. Without limiting the foregoing, everything regarding this Promotion, including the Website and prize is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Some jurisdictions may not allow the limitations or exclusions of liability for incidental or consequential damages or exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above limitations or exclusions may not apply. Check local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding these limitations or exclusions.

 

  1. JURISDICTION: Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the participant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California. In addition, any dispute relating to the Promotion (including these Official Rules) shall be brought in the appropriate state or federal court having jurisdiction over the subject matter located in the State of California. Entrants hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum nonconveniens or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.

 

  1. PRIVACY: The personal information you submit when you enter in this Sweepstakes is collected by Sponsor and will be subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Statement (“Statement”). To obtain a copy of the Statement, visit Sponsor’s website at https://www.damemagazine.com/privacy-policy/. Entrant understands that Entrant is providing information to the Sponsor. As a condition of entering the Promotion, each Entrant gives consent for Sponsor to obtain and deliver his or her name, address and other information to third parties for the purpose of administering this Promotion and complying with applicable laws, regulations, and rules. The information provided by Entrants will only be used for the purpose of contacting the Potential Winner. The Sponsor will not share this information with third parties (other than the Sponsor’s prize fulfillment agent, if applicable) or use this information for marketing or promotional purposes unless Entrant has opted-in to receive additional information and promotional materials from Sponsor.

 

  1. WHO WON: To obtain the names of the Winners, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope by 12/10/18, to: Dame Books Giveaway Winners, Dame Media, LLC, 578 Washington Blvd., #642, Marina Del Ray, CA 90292. The name will be sent once the drawing has been conducted and Winners verified.