Soho Press “Win a Trip to Paris” Sweepstakes
No purchase necessary. Must be 21 years of age or older.
ELIGIBILITY: The Soho Press “Win a Trip to Paris” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at approximately 12:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on 03/03/15 and ends at 11:59:59 PM EST on 04/30/15 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes is open to legal US residents 21 years of age or older. Employees of Soho Press, Inc. (“Sponsor”), Sponsor’s advertising/promotions/distribution agencies, participating bookstores and libraries, and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, and the immediate family members (children, spouse, parents, siblings) and individuals of the foregoing residing in the same household, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate.
HOW TO ENTER: To enter, access the Sweepstakes entry form inside the first printing hardcover (while limited supplies last) of MURDER ON THE CHAMP DE MARS and on the final page of the electronic book edition (electronic book edition entry available throughout the contest period) of MURDER ON THE CHAMP DE MARS, or by obtaining an entry form at one of Cara Black’s scheduled MURDER ON THE CHAMP DE MARS appearances or from participating libraries and participating bookstores (please see www.parisisformurder.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for complete details about participating locations). Only official submissions forms are eligible and must contain your personal information: name, street address (PO boxes are not acceptable), city, state, zip code, phone number, email address, and date of birth, and submit the entry form to the Sponsor at (for paper submissions):
Win a Trip to Paris
853 Broadway SUITE 1402
New York, NY 10003
Electronic book edition submissions are to be made via the form accessed on the last page of the electronic book edition. There is a limit of one (1) Submission per individual and residential address. Submissions from any one person or email address in excess of the maximum allowed will be disqualified. By entering a Submission, (1) the entrant represents that the Submission is owned by the entrant and is an original creation by the entrant and (2) the entrant is agreeing to convey all rights, title, and interest in the Submission to the Sponsor and, through such conveyance, understands and agrees that Sponsor and its designees have the perpetual, unlimited, exclusive, worldwide and irrevocable right to use the Submission for all purposes in connection with Sponsor’s business activities. Criteria for Submissions: No group or collaborative efforts are allowed and Submissions are restricted to individual entrants only. Submissions that do not meet the criteria set forth herein will be disqualified.
DRAWING and PRIZES: On 05/20/15, a random drawing will be held to select one (1) Winner, subject to confirmation of eligibility, from among all eligible entries received by the close of the Sweepstakes Period. The Winner will receive the following prize package: (i) one (1) round-trip coach class airline ticket for the Winner to Paris, France, and (ii) All that is included in the “A Parisian Experience with Best-Selling Mystery Writer Cara Black” as organized by Politics & Prose Bookstore (“Trip Organizer”), which includes (iii) - Six nights at the Hotel Relais Monceau in the stylish 8th arrondissement, (iv) Hot breakfast every morning, (v) Paris Navigo pass for Metro and buses, (vi) Six-day museum pass, (vii) Three morning and two evening experiences with writer Cara Black, (viii) Full set of Paris Metro maps by arrondissement, (ix) Directions for how to get to all the significant places on the trip by Metro or bus from the hotel, and how to return – plus guidance on what to see and where to eat, (x) Personal consultations with Trip Organizer staff to help you plan your days. The departing airport shall be the major international airport closest to the Winner’s residence. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the First Prize is $4,999.00 but may change depending on the location of the First Prize Winner’s residence, but does not exceed $5,000. Any and all other costs and expenses not specifically mentioned herein including, but not limited to, taxes, fees, extra charges, passport/travel documents, insurance, ground transportation, meals, beverages, gratuities, room service, other services, and personal expenses, are the sole responsibility of the Winner. No alcohol is being awarded as a Prize.
CONDITIONS: Prize to be awarded as described to the Winner and Winner alone, with no substitutions. In the event the Winner does not use the Prize or any portion of the Prize, there will be no reimbursement or compensation provided. The travel package, including flights and accommodations is for the October 24th to October 31st, 2015 Politics & Prose Bookstore “A Parisian Experience with Best-Selling Mystery Writer Cara Black” travel bundle. In the event the stated ARV for a Prize is greater than the actual cost of the Prize as awarded, no refund for the difference will be provided. The Winner will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release, and return same, properly executed, within five (5) days of date of receipt. All federal, state and other taxes are the responsibility of the Winner. Sponsor will report the value of the Prizes awarded as required by law and the Winner will receive an IRS Form 1099 for a Prize valued in excess of $600.00. The Prize is not transferable, not for resale or auction, and has no cash surrender value. The Sponsor reserves the right, in the event that a Prize, or any component threreof, cannot be awarded for any reason, to substitute another prize, or component of the Prize, of equal or greater value. No purchase is necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not increase chances of winning. Entrants, by participating in this Sweepstakes, hereby waive and release, and agree to hold harmless the Sponsor, Politics & Prose Bookstore, and their affiliated companies and the directors, officers, employees, and agents of each, from and against, any breach by the entrant of a representation or condition of the Sweepstakes, any claim for injuries (including death) loss, or damage, arising in whole or in part, from the acceptance, possession, use or enjoyment of the Prize, participation in the Sweepstakes, or in any Prize-related activity. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules, (including the conveyance of ownership rights of the Submission to Sponsor), and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final. By accepting the Prize, the Winner agrees that the Sponsor and its related and affiliated companies and agencies, Winner’s name, address (city, state), photograph, likeness, and/or statements made by or attributed to the Winner relating to Sponsor or to the Sweepstakes for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known, worldwide in perpetuity, without further notice, permission and/or compensation. If Sponsor is unable to contact the Winner after five (5) days from date of first notification attempt, or if (i) the Winner fails to complete and return all requested documents by the date specified by the Sponsor, (ii) the Winner is found to be ineligible, (iii) the Winner fails to comply with the Official Rules, or (iv) the Prize confirmation letter is returned as undeliverable, the Winner will be deemed ineligible and disqualified, the Prize will be forfeited, and Sponsor will select an alternate winner.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor, Politics & Prose Bookstore, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies, advertising, promotion or production agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, representatives, agents and employees are not responsible for lost, late, delayed, inaccurate, incomplete, or misdirected Submissions, or for electronic, network or computer failures or malfunctions, or other hardware, software or technical errors of any kind including any injury or damage to any person’s computer related to, or resulting from, participation in the Sweepstakes or for other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of Submissions, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. All entries become the property of the Sponsor. Entrants may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the entrant is a resident of the physical address associated with the entrant’s Submission. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Headings are provided for convenience only. Sponsor will not acknowledge receipt of any Submission. Sponsor is not responsible or liable for any loss, damage, inconvenience, or loss of time arising out of any acts, omissions, or negligence, of any person, including, without limitation, transportation carriers and any person providing any service or accommodation in conjunction with any component of the Prize awarded in the Sweepstakes, or for delays and cancellations including, but not limited to those resulting from mechanical breakdown, closings, strikes, government action, inclement weather, or Acts of God. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with the mechanics of this Sweepstakes will be declared ineligible and may be prosecuted. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of being conducted as planned because of tampering, intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other reason (each an “Intervening Cause”), which affects the security, fairness, or proper execution of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to modify or cancel the Sweepstakes if prior to the end of the Sweepstakes Period, or otherwise award the Prize through a drawing from all eligible entries received which, in Sponsor’s discretion, were not affected by the Intervening Cause. Any disputes regarding this Sweepstakes shall be governed by New York law and resolved in courts sitting in New York County, New York. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorney fees. With regard to the Prize being awarded, Sponsor makes no express or implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Entrant waives any claim for punitive, incidental and consequential damages. Void where prohibited.
WINNER’S LIST: For the name and address (city and state) of the Winner, visit http://www.pariswithcara.com after 5/20/2015.
SPONSOR: Soho Press, Inc., New York, NY.