The Challenge Culture Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY
These Official Rules apply to all sweepstakes conducted by the Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc., on Twitter via @public_affairs. Each individual sweepstakes will be announced by @public_affairs via a Tweet (“Sweepstakes Tweet”). A Sweepstakes Tweet will include how to enter, the entry deadline and the prize(s)/value(s). All information contained in a Sweepstakes Tweet is incorporated herein by reference.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. & DC, 18 or older. Employees, agents, officers & directors of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc. (“Sponsor”), its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates & advertising & promotion agencies (collectively with Twitter, 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: Follow the directions in the Sweepstakes Tweet to be entered. Entries must be submitted by the time and date stated in the Sweepstakes Tweet to be eligible. Note: If you don’t already, you must “follow” @public_affairs and your Twitter account must be set to “public” in order to be eligible. You can “unfollow” @public_affairs and set your Twitter account to “private” any time after the winner announcement. 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/Twitter account 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. Entrants under 18 years of age must have consent to enter from a parent or guardian.
RANDOM DRAWING: Potential winner(s) will be selected in a random drawing within seven (7) days following the end of the applicable sweepstakes 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 @reply from @public_affairs & 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 Tweet 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/Twitter account 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 announced by @public_affairs following the end of the sweepstakes.
SPONSOR: Perseus Books LLC, [Attn: The Challenge Culture Sweepstakes] 1290 Avenue of the Americas, #5-723, New York, NY 10104. This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter.