The Southern Living Nest Sweepstakes
4/1/14 – 5/15/14
NOTICE TO ONLINE ENTRANTS
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e–mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e–mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e–mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e–mail address. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible or postage due mail/entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent judging organization, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted, (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select the winner from among all eligible mail–in and online entries received prior to withdrawal.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND OFFICIAL SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Eligibility: The Southern Living Nest Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and D.C., age 21 or older at the time of entry. Void in AK, HI, outside the U.S., Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of TI Media Solutions Inc. (the "Sponsor"), Southern Living, a division of Time Inc. Lifestyle Group, Nest Labs, Inc. ("Nest"), their affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies (the "Sweepstakes Entities"), and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations.
Entry: There are two (2) ways to enter.
Method #2: Mail a postcard, including your name, complete address, telephone number and email address to: The Southern Living Nest Sweepstakes, c/o The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co, 625 Panorama Trail Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625. Each postcard must be mailed separately and must be postmarked between Tuesday, April 1, 2014 and Thursday, May 15, 2014 and received by Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, illegible, garbled, inaccurate, invalid, mutilated, misdirected, undelivered, delayed or postage due mail/entries. No photocopied or mechanically reproduced, altered or incomplete entries will be accepted. All entries, regardless of entry method, become the Sponsor's property and will not be returned or acknowledged.
The Sponsor will review all submitted Entries and reserves the right in their sole and absolute discretion to reject, disqualify and/or remove any Entry that violates these Official Rules without any notification or warning.
All of the terms and conditions as described herein apply to the format of the Entry submission. By submitting an Entry, the Entrant understands and grants to the Sponsor permission for his/her Entry and other Entrant information to be posted on Facebook.com throughout the world for viewing by visitors to the Website and used in accordance with the Official Rules.
Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant's entries and that entrant will be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
ENTRIES POSTED TO THE WEBSITE ARE THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF THE INDIVIDUAL ENTRANT AND DO NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS OF SPONSOR IN ANY MANNER.
All Entry Answers must comply with the following minimum guidelines to be eligible:
- By submitting a photograph you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant Southern Living and its advertisers use of the name/likeness of the photo subject (subject is yourself or your child/legal guardian) in all advertising and promotion; no other permissions are required. You further represent and warrant that the photograph is original to you or being submitted with the permission of the photographer.
- Comment or Photo cannot contain content that is irrelevant to the purpose of the Sweepstakes.
- Comment or Photo cannot be profane, pornographic, sexually explicit or suggestive or contain nudity.
- Comment or Photo cannot be violent or promote firearms/weapons.
- Comment or Photo cannot promote alcohol, illegal drugs or tobacco.
- Comment or Photo cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about people, brands, products or companies.
- Comment or Photo cannot be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group or be derogatory to any ethic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group.
- Comment or Photo cannot reference or contain materials embodying copyrighted images, names, likenesses or other indicia identifying any brand, products, company or person, living or dead, without permission.
- Comment or Photo cannot communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor and Facebook wish to associate.
- Comment or Photo cannot depict illegal activity and cannot itself be in violation of any law.
- Comment or Photo cannot in any way reference persons or organizations without written permission from any person or organization whose name or likeness is used.
- Comment or Photo may not include reference of a known celebrity, famous or well-known person or any reference which violates the right of privacy or publicity of any person.
- Sponsor reserves the right in their sole and absolute discretion to reject, disqualify and/or remove any Entries that violate these Official Rules without any notification or warning.
By submitting an Entry, Entrant (or parent/legal guardian if potential Winner is deemed a minor in his/her state of residence) warrants and represents that the Comment or Photo: (a) it is the Entrant's original work and has been legally created; (b) it has not been previously published or distributed in any media; (c) it has not been entered in or won previous sweepstakes or awards; (d) it does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other legal or moral rights of any person or entity; (e) that Entrant has obtained written permission from any person whose name or likeness is used in the Entry ("Participant"); if a Participant is a minor, written permission must be granted by the Participant's parent/legal guardian. Participants, or the parent/legal guardian of Participant, must transfer all rights for usage to the Sponsor if and as requested; (f) Entrant owns all rights to the Entry, including without limitation, copyrights, and has received prior written permission from the photographer if any photo was photographed by someone other than the Entrant him/herself; (g) publication of the Entry via various media, including posting on the Website, will not infringe on any third–party rights; and (h) Entrant will indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, Facebook, sweepstakesstakes Administrator and related entities, agents and assigns from any claims and damages (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising from or relating to the breach or alleged breach of your representations and warranties herein, the Comment or Photo, or Entrant's conduct in creating the Comment or Photo, the acceptance or use of any prize or otherwise in connection with this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to remove, reject or disqualify (along with the Entrants who submitted them) any Comment or Photo which, in its opinion or the opinion of the Sponsor, violates any of these Official Rules or is otherwise inappropriate.
By participating, Entrant grants Sponsor permission to use his/her name, caption, hometown, Comment or Photo or image for future advertising and publicity purposes in connection with the Sweepstakes in any and all media without additional compensation, notification or permission. By entering this Sweepstakes, Entrant grants Sponsor the right to edit, adapt, and publish any or all Entries and to use these Entries in any media form or in any manner without attribution or further compensation.
Entries made by any other individual or entity that is not the person named on the submitted Entry or made in any manner inconsistent with these Official Rules will be declared invalid and disqualified from this Sweepstakes.
Prize/Approximate Retail Value ("ARV")/Odds: One (1) Grand Prize is available to be won for a trip for two (2) to Palmetto Bluff, SC on June 12-15, 2014. Trip includes round-trip coach airfare for two (2) to Palmetto Bluff, SC, from winner's nearest major airport, hotel accommodations for three (3) nights, four (4) days standard hotel accommodations based on double occupancy at a hotel of the sponsor's choice and a rental car. The ARV of Grand Prize is: $3,000.00.
TOTAL ARV of all prizes is: $3000.00.
Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received, but is estimated at 1:10,000.
Random Drawing: The Grand Prize winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period, on or about Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the offices of US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, an independent agent of the Sponsor whose decisions are final.
Grand Prize winner will be confirmed via email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within seven (7) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, a W-9 Form and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, "the Releases"). These releases will require the Winner to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the sole purpose of tax reporting, as required by law Travel companion of winner will also be required to sign a travel liability waiver. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. Trip must be taken on 6/12/14 – 6/15/14 or prize will be forfeited in its entirety. The prize will be awarded within approximately 10 days after the winner is verified.
If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner's parent or legal guardian who will be required to execute and return Affidavit/Release on minor's behalf. If Affidavit/Release is returned as undeliverable or if the selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected in a separate random drawing.
Prize Conditions: All travel related expenses included but not limited to ground transportation to and from home, taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service charges, airport surcharges, departure taxes, hotel, resort or property fees, food & beverage and personal expenses such as telephone/Internet charges, and gift shop purchases are the sole responsibility of prize winner. Winner and travel companion must travel on same itinerary. Winner and travel companion must have valid photo ID prior to departure. Prize must be used on dates specified or prize will be forfeited. Dates are subject to change.
Travel is subject to availability and trip is only available from June 12, 2014 through June 15, 2014.
All hotel reservations are based on availability and all holidays are excluded. Accommodations are subject to availability at time of reservation. Blackout dates, advance booking requirements and travel restrictions may apply. Availability is subject to factors such as weather, seasonality and space availability. Reservations are subject to availability. If weather affects the ability for winner and his/her guest to redeem any portion of prize during the scheduled date and time, then the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner and/or guest other than to supply the remaining elements of the prize package minus the unused portion of prize. If for any reason whatsoever, winner and/or guests are unable to travel after all travel arrangements have been made and paid, the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner. If Grand Prize is forfeited prior to Sponsor finalizing and paying for travel, and there is sufficient time to notify an alternate winner, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing from among all non–winning eligible entries. Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining the proper travel documentation (e.g., valid photo ID) prior to travel. Winner's guest must be legal U.S. resident, 21 years or older and must complete and return a Liability/Publicity/Travel Release prior to travel as noted above.
If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these rules that winner will be disqualified, and the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing.
Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize is non–assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prize and no exchange or substitution of prize, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner's sole responsibility.
Gift cards are not redeemable for cash and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Gift card usage is subject to the issuing company's complete terms and conditions, including expiration dates.
Winners are responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission. Prize is guaranteed to be awarded.
Winners acknowledge that the Official Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer's standard warranty (if any).
General: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, and the Sponsor, and release the Sweepstakes Entities, Facebook, their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from any and all liability, claims, lawsuits, costs, expenses, fees, injuries, losses (including death), and damages which may be sustained either directly or indirectly from; 1) the awarding, acceptance, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of prize awarded herein; or 2) participation in the Sweepstakes or traveling to or from any prize-related activity. Sponsor is not responsible if Sweepstakes cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism. Grand Prize winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use or redemption of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
Privacy: By entering and providing the required entry information, entrants acknowledge that Southern Living and Nest may also send information; samples or special offers they believe may be of interest to Entrants, or other information or goods offered by its marketing partners. Personal information collected from online entrants is subject to Southern Living and Nest. Privacy Policies, which can be found at www.southernliving.com or https://nest.com/legal/web-site-privacy-policy/.
Official Rules Request: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see www.southernliving.com/nest, or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by May 22, 2014, to: The Southern Living Nest Sweepstakes, Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625.
Winner Confirmation: For a written confirmation of the Winner (available after May 22, 2014), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than June 19, 2014) to: The Southern Living Nest Sweepstakes, Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625.
Sponsor: TI Media Solutions Inc., 1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020.
|PRIZE||RETAIL VALUE||NUMBER OF PRIZES||ODDS|
One (1) Grand Prize is available to be won for a trip for two (2) to Palmetto Bluff, SC on June 12-15, 2014.
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You Have Not Yet Won. All entries have the same chance of winning. No one will know who the Winner is until after the Sweepstakes ends.
Entry Is Free. You don't have to buy anything to enter.
Enter as Often as You Like. Simply mail a card including your name, complete address, telephone number and email address to: The Southern Living Nest Sweepstakes, c/o The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co, 625 Panorama Trail Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625. Each postcard must be mailed separately and must be postmarked between Tuesday, April 1, 2014 and Thursday, May 15, 2014 and received by Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Each card must be mailed separately. It is not necessary to await receipt of an entry form.
Buying Won't Help You Win. Chances of winning without making a purchase are the same as the chances of someone who buys something.
Entry Deadline/Sweepstakes Closing Date. To be eligible to win the prize offered in this Sweepstakes, your entry must be received by the applicable entry dates stated in this communication. If there is no Entry Deadline stated, your entry must be received by the Final Sweepstakes Closing Date of 5/15/14.
IMPORTANT: This Promotion is not in any manner sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook. Becoming a fan of the Southern Living page on Facebook does not constitute an entry into the Sweepstakes. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes should be sent via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Void outside the U.S., in Puerto Rico, and where prohibited by law.