Giveaway Rules

, by Christopher D. Hudson


What's life without rules?  While I'd love to give books and other stuff away with a smile and handshake, the law requires that I give you all the boring legal speak you could possibly imagine. Let me sum up the main points. Then, whoever is fighting insomnia can read the real, official list of disclaimers below.

Short list:
* Winners must provide a US mailing address. Sorry, we just don't ship internationally.
* You've must be 18 years old to win. Sorry. Blame the legal system.
* You can't enter from more than one account. No bots. Just humans without split personalities.
* By participating you recognize that the promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Google, Amazon, Barack Obama, Your Mother, Your Third Grade Teacher or anyone else. It's just me spreading good cheer by handing out books because I feel like it. There's no catch. No third parties. No fine print. etc.

PRIVACY POLICY
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Data may be collected by analytic services.Policy may change at any time. 
If you have questions about this privacy policy, please contact the site owner.

Now, if you are having trouble sleeping, here is the lawyer approved text:

TWITTER SPECIFIC RULES
To enter our Twitter giveaways, tweet us a response to whatever our current giveaway question is. Be sure to include the "#ReadEngageApply" hashtag and/or tag the "@ReadEngageApply" Twitter account. Winner selection varies based on our giveaway.
 
If you're chosen as a Twitter winner, we will direct message you further instructions to claim your prize. You've got a week to reply.

Contest Rules & Giveaways

DISCLAIMERS
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
Facebook disclaimers: Entrants should understand that they are providing their information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.
Twitter disclaimers: Entrants should understand that they are providing their information to the Sponsor and not to Twitter. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter.
Google disclaimers: Entrants should understand that they are providing their information to the Sponsor and not to Google (or blogspot). This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Google.
Publisher disclaimers: Entrants should understand that they are providing their information to the Sponsor and not to Amazon (or any book publisher). This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Amazon or any other publisher.

Other Specifications
1.  Promotion Description: This givewaway ("Sweepstakes"). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of TheBiblePeople.com and Christopher D.Hudson & Associates, Inc ("Sponsor"), which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the giveaway. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Sweepstakes.
2.  Eligibility: Open to legal residents of USA who are 18 years or older. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Sponsor and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (collectively, the "Promotion Entities"), and members of their immediate families and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize.
3.  Winner Selection: The winner of the Sweepstakes will be selected by Sponsor or its designated representatives, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible Entries received. Winner will be notified at the email address provided in the Entry Information on or about 48 after the random drawing. Potential winner must accept a prize by email as directed by Sponsor within 48 hours of notification. Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture. The potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, and a Publicity Release (collectively "the Prize Claim Documents"). No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor.
4.  Prizes:   Only one prize per person and per household will be awarded. Gift cards and gift certificates are subject to the terms and conditions of the issuer. Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described in these Official Rules is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The ARV of the prize represents Sponsor's good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items.
Prize will only be awarded and/or delivered to addresses within USA. All federal, state and/or local taxes, fees, and surcharges are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.
5.  Online Entry: Enter the Sweepstakes during the Promotion Period online by signing into the entry form and perform the tasks provided. 
Automated or robotic Entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. Internet entry must be made by the entrant. Any attempt by an entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods, including, but not limited to, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will void that entrant's Entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification as set forth below. All Entries must be posted by the end of the Promotion Period in order to participate. Sponsor's database clock will be the official time keeper for this Sweepstakes.
Entries made
by single individuals who use multiple accounts to enter will be ruled void. Anyone found to use multiple accounts to enter will be ineligible. Multiple entries in a single day will not be accepted
6.  Privacy: All entrants acknowledge that if they are chosen as a winner, certain of their personally identifying information may be disclosed to third parties at least as required by law, including, without limitation, on a winner's list. All personal information submitted as part of the Sweepstakes may be shared by and between the Promotion Entities, and each of the Promotion Entities will use such information in accordance with their respective independent online privacy policies. The privacy policy can be found at http://hudsonbible.blogspot.com/p/privacy.html
7.  Limitation of Liability: Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any misdirected or lost mail, or any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay of operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating downloading materials in the Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In such event, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, perform the random drawing from among all eligible Entries received prior to or after such cancellation, suspension, or modification. 
 In the event of a dispute concerning who registered online to participate in the Sweepstakes, the registration will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor's satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible.
8.  Winner's List: To obtain a copy of any legally required winners list or a copy of the Official Rules, send the applicable request and a self-addresses, stamped, #10 envelope to Christopher D.Hudson at PO Box 803338  Suite #70352 Chicago, IL 60680-3338. Request must be received no later than 1 week after closing of the event for the name of the winner and, by the end of the promotion, for a copy of the rules. Name of prize must be included to receive a reply
9.  Sponsor: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Christopher D.Hudson, PO Box 803338  Suite #70352 Chicago, IL 60680-3338, christopher@hudsonbible.com




35 comments:

  1. This would be a fabulous thing to have.

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  2. Sounds like an interesting read!!

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  3. Sounds like an interesting read!!

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  4. I would treasure a copy and share it with the children I teach at church, this would be awesome.

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  5. Hello ...
    Am enjoying 100 Names of God...
    Continued Best of Luck as you grow in your career ...

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  6. Even if i don't win i would still like more info. on subscribing. Juan.delightauto.santiago@gmail.com

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  7. I'm still a fan and I too want to know more... Good luck all.

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  8. Well not sure if you are still giving the book away. But,Glory to God will join the study on Facebook. I got the email about studing the Word of God on Facebook, just what I have been looking for. Have a blessed day...

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  9. I am definitely interested in reading this book!

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  10. I would love to have a copy of that book

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  11. I sure would like to win. I always love to read.

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  12. I would like to win I could us all the word I can, get I'm fully seeking the Lord

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  13. This would be great for my granddaughter that is 13 and confused.

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  14. My niece just told me about a book similar to this for adults or marriages and my son is really struggling right now and might read it. I wold like to read it. Thank you for the giveaway.

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  15. I would love to win this and be able to know more and grow in my faith

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  16. I am just starting to study with a college the Bible, I need all the information I can get, this book seems to fit in with what I have started. I love to read, this book would be a blessing.

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  17. I am just starting to study with a college the Bible, I need all the information I can get, this book seems to fit in with what I have started. I love to read, this book would be a blessing.

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  18. Sounds VERY interesting, good luck to us all!

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  19. Sounds VERY interesting, good luck to us all!

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  20. I love reading devotionals. I love learning more about Christ and his worth everyday. I would be very greatful if i won this book. Good luck to you all. and God bless

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