Giveaway Terms

Giveaway Terms and Conditions

How to Enter: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE, VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. There are two ways to enter this giveaway (the “Giveaway”) during the entry period: 1) On website www.storyofyourlife.com by following on-screen entry instructions, OR 2) Send name and email address to Harvest House Publishers, Inc. (“Harvest House”), the sponsor of this Giveaway, at 990 Owen Loop North, Eugene, OR 97402. Only one entry per participant will be accepted. The entry period begins at 8:00 a.m. PST on February 1, 2012 and ends at 12:00 p.m. PST on April 30, 2013. Mail-in entries must be received by the end of the entry period. Any other attempted form of entry is prohibited. All entries become the sole property of Harvest House and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Harvest House reserves the right to retain names and contact information acquired from all entries for use in marketing and promotional materials. Harvest House is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified. Only fully completed entry forms are eligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Harvest House. Eligibility and Limitations: Participation open only to legal residents of the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, age 18 or over as of the beginning of the entry period. Void outside of the U.S. and where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law. Employees of Harvest House and their immediate families (i.e. spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, daughter or son, regardless of where they live) or members of their same households (whether related or not) of such employees are not eligible. This Giveaway is governed exclusively by the laws of the United States. Electronic Entry Disclaimer: Participants are restricted to the use of ordinary and typical computer equipment and Internet access. Harvest House disclaims all liability for the inability of a participant to complete or continue an entry due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts beyond Harvest House’s control, or otherwise. Harvest House disclaims any liability for unreceived or untimely entries due to technical difficulties or transmission errors. Drawing and Notification: During the entry period, one winner per month will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received. Drawings will be conducted by Harvest House and the winner will be notified by email within approximately seven (7) days of the drawing. Winners will have 30 days after notification to respond for collection of the prize. If the winner cannot be contacted, does not respond within the 30 day period, or in the event of noncompliance with these Giveaway rules and requirements, the prize will be forfeited. If a winner is disqualified, Harvest House reserves the right to determine an alternative winner, or not to award that winner’s prize, in its sole discretion. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the entry period. Release: Winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within seven (7) days of prize notification. Prize: The Giveaway prize awarded to the eligible winner will vary; see contest details for prize and approximate value. No cash equivalent for prize will be awarded. Prize is non-transferable. Taxes: Any valuation of the prize stated above is based on available information provided to Harvest House, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes and paying any expenses associated with any prize which is not specifically provided for in the official rules. Each winner must provide Harvest House with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. Any person winning over $600 in prizes from Harvest House will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS. Conduct and Decisions: By participating in the Giveaway, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of Harvest House’s personnel. Harvest House reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway or to be acting in violation of these rules. Persons who violate any rule, gain unfair advantage in participating in the Giveaway, or obtain winner status using fraudulent means will be disqualified. Harvest House will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the Giveaway and Harvest House’s decisions concerning such disputes shall be final. Harvest House reserves the right to cancel or modify the Giveaway if it cannot be reasonably completed as planned due to issues outside of its control. LIABILITY & RELEASE: By participating in the Giveaway, each entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Harvest House and its affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees and agents (the “Giveaway Entities”) from and against any and all liability, injuries, loss, claim, damages, or cause of action arising out of participation in the Giveaway or receipt or use, misuse or possession of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) human error or unauthorized human intervention in the Giveaway; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines (including but not limited to disruption related to Internet traffic, virus, bug or non-authorized intervention); (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, misdirected, garbled, illegible, undelivered, or damaged entries; (e) errors in the administration of the Giveaway or the processing of entries; or (f) injury or damage to persons, including death, or property (including damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer) which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Giveaway or receipt, use or misuse of any prize. Entrants hereby acknowledge that Giveaway Entities 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, relative to any prize except as expressly provided herein. Winner’s List: To obtain name of winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Harvest House Publishers, 990 Owen Loop North, Eugene, OR 97402, Attn: Heather Green