Help Us Celebrate 5 Years Of Love Does!
- Here’s what you could win, and here’s all you have to do for a chance to win:
- 7 winners will receive free books for a year and a Love Does gift bundle which includes a Love Does mug and a Love Does original art piece.
- Simply post on either Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram YOUR story of how Love Does impacted your life.
- You must include these two hashtags with your post in order to be entered: #LoveDoes #NelsonBooksSweepstakes
- Please make sure to follow @LoveDoes and tag us in your pictures.
Entries will be accepted until midnight on June 20th.
For full rules and details, see below.
Sweepstakes -- Official Rules
NELSON BOOKS LOVE DOES
This promotion (the "Sweepstakes") is sponsored by HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc. ("HCCP"), PO Box 141000, Nashville, TN 37214-1000.
The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY
To enter, you must have a Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter account. Post your story of how Love Does impacted your life (in accordance with the Submission Requirements below) including the following hashtags: #LoveDoes and #NelsonBooksSweepstakesEntry to complete your entry (“Entry”). By submitting your story on any of the social media platforms listed above and using the required hashtags, you will automatically be entered into the Sweepstakes. Multiple entries are automatically disqualified; only the first entry will be considered. By entering, you are disclosing your information to HCCPand not to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Any Entry that is posted without the requisite hashtags and/or does not comply with the Submission Requirements below will not be considered and will be disqualified without notice.
The Sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the United States eighteen (18) years of age and older as of June 6, 2017 excluding employees and immediate family members of HCCP, and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, assigns, advertising, promotional and fulfillment agents, attorneys, and other representatives and the persons with whom each of the above are domiciled. Offer void outside the United States and wherever prohibited or restricted by law.
Each entrant in the Sweepstakes must be the rightful holder of the and social media accounts used at entry. In the event of a dispute concerning the identity of the holder of the social media account, the holder will be deemed to be the person who owns email address associated with that social media account in accordance with the records of the applicable social media platform. The social media and email accounts used for entry must be opened prior to the commencement of the Sweepstakes.
Prior to submitting an Entry, you must carefully review the instructions below and the elements provided for the creation of the “Love Does” story post (the “Submission”)
- The Submission must be consistent with the Christian mission of HCCP.
- All elements incorporated into the Submission must be your original work.
- The Submission must not contain material that violates or infringes another's rights, including but not limited to material that violates privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement. Without limiting the foregoing, the Submission must not include third party mentions, logos, insignia, location signage, photographs, artwork, or sculptures.
- The Submission must not contain material which is (or promotes activities which are) sexually explicit, obscene, pornographic, violent, self-mutilating (e.g., relating to murder, the sales of weapons, cruelty, abuse, etc.), discriminatory (based on race, sex, religion, natural origin, physical disability, sexual orientation or age), illegal (e.g. underage drinking, substance abuse, computer hacking, etc.), offensive, threatening, profane, or harassing.
- Any Submission that does not satisfy all of the above requirements will not be considered and will be disqualified from entry without notice.
The Sweepstakes will commence on May 1, 2017 9:00 a.m. (ET). The last entry will be accepted June 20 at 12:00 p.m. (ET).
SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS
Seven (7) potential winners will be selected by a random drawing from among the eligible entries. Potential winners will be chosen by HCCP on or about June 20, 2017. Potential winners will be notified via direct message on the respective social media platform where Entry was posted and may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release (the “Affidavit”). If a potential winner does not respond and/or return the Affidavit, if requested within 7 days of delivery the prize will be deemed forfeited and an alternate winner will be chosen.
Seven (7) winners will each receive the following:
39 new release nonfiction books published by Nelson Books, an imprint of HCCP, in hardcover and/or paperback formats and selected at HCCP’s sole discretion, . The winner will receive the books as they are individually released to the general public for sale from May 23, 2017 to May 29, 2018.
Estimated retail value of prize: $599.71 per book prize package ($4,197.97 total).
Estimated retail value of prize: $49.00 per gift bundle ($343.00 total)
Total estimated retail value of all prizes: $4,540.97
The prizes will be awarded, provided there are at least seven (7) eligible entries. Prize is non-transferable and cannot be sold or redeemed for cash. In the event that a prize is unavailable,
All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners.
By participating, entrants affirm that they have read these Official Rules, agree to be bound by them and the selection of the winner, which shall be final, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes and/or these Official Rules. Acceptance of prizes constitutes permission to use the winner's name, likeness, biography, and prize won for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity without additional compensation, except where prohibited or restricted by law.
The entrants release, discharge, and hold harmless HCCP, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, assigns, attorneys, representatives and agents, including advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies, from any and all liability or damages arising from the administration of the Sweepstakes and the use or misuse of any prize received in this Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, the following: (i) late, lost, incomplete, delayed, misdirected or unintelligible entries, (ii) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes, (iii) any damage to the entrant's computer, related equipment, data files, and software resulting from entrant's downloading of information regarding the Sweepstakes or participation in the Sweepstakes, and (iv) any personal or other injury resulting from use and enjoyment of the prizes.
HCCP reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes should a virus, bug, computer problem or other causes beyond HCCP's control corrupt the administration, security or proper operation of the Sweepstakes. HCCP may prohibit you from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that you are attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking or employing other unfair practices or by abusing other entrants or the representatives of HCCP.
ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND, IN SUCH EVENT, HCCP RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PURSUE ITS REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING COSTS AND ATTORNEY'S FEES) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
Any dispute arising from the Sweepstakes will be determined according to the laws of the State of New York, without reference to its conflict of laws principles, and the entrants consent to the personal jurisdiction of the State and Federal Courts located in the State and County of New York over them and agree that such courts have exclusive jurisdiction over all such disputes.
THE ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND UPON THE NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED.
For the names of the prize winners, e-mail your request to Stephanie.Tresner@HarperCollins.com no earlier than May 8, 2017 but no later than November 8, 2017. You may also send a self-addressed stamped envelope (postage not required from Vermont residents) to Stephanie.Tresner@HarperCollins.com, HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc, PO Box 141000, Nashville, TN 37214-1000 during the time period above.