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JANUARY 5 - LIFETIME ONLINE SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES FOR “ARMY WIVES” BOOK SWEEPSTAKES ON “ARMY WIVES” BLOG
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SWEEPSTAKES DESCRIPTION: Lifetime Entertainment Services may elect from time to time to hold regular online sweepstakes (each, a “Sweepstakes”) on its website – www.mylifetime.com (the “Website”). In each such Sweepstakes, a random drawing is conducted to select prize winners from among all eligible entries received. The available prizes and the number of possible prize winners will be set out on the "Army Wives" blog. Entry into one Sweepstakes does not constitute entry into any other promotion, contest or sweepstakes. In addition, if a promotion on the Website has a set of Official Rules that apply specifically to that promotion, the terms of those specific Official Rules (as opposed to these general Official Rules) will govern that specific Promotion.
By participating in any of the Sweepstakes that are offered, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Lifetime Entertainment Services, 309 W. 49th Street, New York, NY 10019 ("Sponsor"), which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sweepstakes are void where prohibited.
ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes are open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older as of the time of entry. Officers, directors, and employees of Sponsor and its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies (collectively, the "Promotion Entities") and their immediate family members (mother, father, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters and spouse) and/or those living in the same household of any such employees, whether or not related, are ineligible to enter any of the Sweepstakes or win a prize.
HOW TO ENTER: Submit a post on the blog and you will automatically be entered. Entries will be accepted from January 5 at 4:00 pm et/pt to January 11 at 4:00 pm et/pt. All entries must be received before the applicable entry deadline in order to participate. You can post as often as you’d like and a winner will be selected at random amongst posters to the “Army Wives” blog. The Website's database clock will be the official time keeper for each Sweepstakes.
NOTE: Internet entry must be made by the entrant, only at the Website. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other web site or e-mail address, including but not limited to commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified. The use of any device to automate the entry process is prohibited.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: The winner(s) of each Sweepstakes will be randomly selected from all eligible entries (blog posters) received before the applicable entry deadline. The potential winner(s) will be notified using the e-mail address which is used by that member when they register as a member of mylifetime.com. The notification email will ask the winner or the winner's parent or legal guardian to provide any additional information so that Sponsor can send the prize to the winner. Sponsor shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by the potential winner for any reason. If a potential winner does not respond within 72 hours of the first notification attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected. If any potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines a prize for any reason prior to award, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected.
In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the entrant, any online entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account from which it was sent, provided such account holder must still meet the eligibility requirements for the Sweepstakes. The authorized account holder shall be the natural person to whom the applicable email address has been assigned by the Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A potential winner may be requested to provide the Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. If a dispute cannot be resolved, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible.
PRIZES/ODDS: The prizes that are offered in each Sweepstakes will be the prize(s) described on the “Army Wives” blog. Prizes pictured or described on the “Army Wives” blog or otherwise are for illustrative purposes only. All aspects of prizes not set forth in the corresponding entry page will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. No cash alternative or substitution of prizes will be allowed, except Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute prize(s) of comparable value if any prize is unavailable, in whole or in part, for any reason. Odds of winning a Sweepstakes depend on the number of eligible entries received for that Sweepstakes.
GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: Each prize winner is responsible for paying any federal, state and/or local taxes and for any other fees or costs associated with the applicable prize. Prizes will be delivered only to an address in the United States.
GENERAL RELEASE: Acceptance of a prize constitutes winner’s permission for Sponsor to use winner's name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and address (city and state) for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation. Entrants agree that the Promotion Entities shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrants’ acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any damage to an entrant’s computer system which is occasioned by accessing the Website or participating in a Sweepstakes, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing,
Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged, stolen, or postage-due submissions or prize notifications; or for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet Service Providers, websites, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of a Sweepstakes or the Website, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsman-like or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of a Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
No mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, forged, software generated or other automated multiple entries will be accepted. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate any Sweepstakes if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein. If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select winners in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination.
Only the type and quantity of prizes described on the “Army Wives” Blog corresponding with a particular Sweepstakes will be awarded. If, for any reason, more bona fide winners come forward seeking to claim prizes in excess of the number of each type of prize set forth in these Official Rules, the winners, or remaining winners, as the case may be, of the advertised number of prizes available in the prize category in question may be selected in a random drawing from among all persons making purportedly valid claims for such prize(s). Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant's sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances.
These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with law by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTION: ALL ISSUES AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ENTRANTS OR SPONSOR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INTERNAL LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO ANY CHOICE OF LAW OF CONFLICT OF LAW RULES OR PROVISIONS THAT WOULD CAUSE THE APPLICATION OF ANY OTHER STATE’S LAWS.
WINNER’S LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: The name and state of residence of the prize winners may be posted on the Website. These Official Rules will also be posted on the Website.
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