November 2, 2017

Official Melville House Giveaway and Sweepstakes Rules


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. The Sweepstakes starts at 9 AM EST on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 and ends at 11:59 PM EST on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Melville House (“Sponsor”). The Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, all entrants agree to abide and be bound by the terms and conditions herein and the decisions of the Sponsor. Certain restrictions may apply. 1. How to enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, you must provide all information requested on the entry form, your contact information must be accurate, and you must have a valid e-mail account in order for your entry to be eligible. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, the holder of the e-mail account will be deemed the person who submitted the entry. Incomplete entries will be disqualified and the Sponsor is not responsible for online entries that are lost, late, deleted, garbled, misdelivered, or misdirected as a result of technical, internet or other online difficulties. All entries must be received by 11:59 PM EST on November 21, 2018. Limit one entry per referred email address that opts-in to the Melville House database. All received entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be returned. 2. Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open to legal US residents who are 18 years or older as of the first day of the Sweepstakes Period. Limit one (1) winner per household. Employees (and their immediate household or family members) of the Sponsor and their respective, advertising companies, parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, promotion and delivery contractors and/or public relations companies, are not eligible to participate. 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 and that all eligibility requirements are met. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law. 3. Sweepstakes and Notification: Three (3) winners will be selected at random during a drawing to take place on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 from all eligible entries. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Representatives from littleBits Electronics, Inc. will conduct the drawing; the Sweepstakes judges will make all final decisions in any and all issues related with this Sweepstakes. The potential winner will be notified by email using the information provided in the entry form by 5 PM EST on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. A winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner selected by random drawing from among all remaining entries if (1) a winner cannot be contacted/does not respond with 48 hours of notification (2) a winner does not fulfill the eligibility requirements; (3) a winner does not adhere to the Official Rules; and/or (4) if the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, refused, or declined. 4. The Prizes: The five (5) winners drawn will each receive one (1) the “I Would Prefer Not To” Bundle including a mug, tote, and tee-shirt (retail value of $45). Restrictions: Winner must be 18 years of age or older. Prize substitutions are not allowed, and prizes are not transferable. Only the Sponsor, at their sole discretion, may substitute a prize of equal value due to lack of availability for any given reason. All winners are solely responsible for applicable federal, state and local taxes in connection with the prize in the year in which the prize is awarded. All expenses not specifically mentioned are the responsibility of the winners. 5. Other Conditions: By entering, participants agree to release, waive and hold harmless the Sponsor and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations and advertising and promotional agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents from any and all injuries, claims, damages, losses, costs, or expenses of any kind (including without limitation attorney’s fees) resulting from the participants’ participation in this Sweepstakes, their acceptance, use, or misuse of any prize or element thereof, and any travel or event-related activity in connection with the Sweepstakes. Sponsors are not responsible for printing or typographical errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials. By entering this Sweepstakes, participants agree to allow use of their name, voice, photograph, likeness and any information provided on entry form, in any medium of communication, including print, Internet, radio and/or television and for any purpose, including advertising, promotional or other purposes, by Sponsors and their respective affiliates, without additional compensation. Winners acknowledge that Sponsors have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relating to any of the prize items, including but not limited to, the quality, merchantability, habitability, mechanical condition, or fitness of the prize items. 6. Internet/Fraud/Tampering: If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, or if this Sweepstakes or any web site associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper playing of the Sweepstakes and processing of entries in accordance with these rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in the Sponsors’ sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsors reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Sweepstakes or any portion thereof. In the event this Sweepstakes is cancelled, the Sponsors will conduct a random drawing to award prize from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Any entry information collected from the Sweepstakes shall be used only in a manner consistent with the consent given by entrants at the time of the entry, with these Official Rules. Winners List or Official Rules: For an Official Winners List, after Tuesday, November 27, 2018 or a copy of these Official Rules, send a written request to Melville House, “Melville House Giveaway” at 46 John Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.