The Texture® Readers’ Choice Giveaway: Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
Please read these rules before entering the Texture® Readers’ Choice Giveaway (the “Giveaway”). You agree that, by submitting an entry, you will be bound by these Official Rules and you acknowledge that you satisfy all giveaway eligibility requirements.
Eligibility. If you are an individual legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia currently residing in the United States and are older than 18 years of age, you are eligible to enter the Giveaway. Our employees and our employees’ immediate family members (spouses, domestic partners, parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren), and our affiliates, advisors or advertising/promotion agencies (and their immediate family members) are not eligible to enter the Giveaway.
Giveaway Period. The Giveaway begins at 9:00:00 a.m. (PT) on January 5, 2016 and ends at 11:59:00 p.m. (PT) on January 26, 2016 (the “Giveaway Period”). Three prize drawings will take place on January 27th, 2016, and winners will be notified via email after entering their email address at https://m.bsh.io/nep/microsite/texture/best-covers/vote/.
To be eligible for a prize drawing, you must enter via one of the Entry Methods below.
Entry Method #1 You may receive up to ten (10) entries for voting on your favorite magazine cover in each category at https://m.bsh.io/nep/microsite/texture/best-covers/vote/. You will receive one (1) entry per category you vote in, and there are ten (10) categories total.
Entry Method #2 You may receive five (5) entries for sharing the voting page (https://m.bsh.io/nep/microsite/texture/best-covers/vote/) on either Facebook or Twitter after you vote.
Entry Method #3 You may receive ten (10) entries at any time during the Giveaway Period for starting a free Texture trial at texture.com.
Mailing List. By entering the Giveaway, you consent to being placed on a mailing list for promotional and other materials from Texture. You may update or change your e-mail preferences by selecting “unsubscribe” at the bottom of any Texture email.
Other Promotions. Please note that we may be running similar giveaways at the same time as this Giveaway. By entering this Giveaway, you will not be eligible to receive any prize awarded in any other giveaway unless you enter each sweepstakes separately.
Prize. Three (3) winners will be awarded an iPad Air 2 (worth $499)
The total retail value of all prizes awarded will be $1,497.00.
Each winner will be responsible for paying all costs and expenses related to the prize that are not specifically mentioned, including, but not limited to taxes and any other expenses that might reasonably be incurred by a winner in receiving or using the prize.
Prize Drawing. Three (3) random drawings will be held on January 27, 2016 from among all eligible entries received within the Giveaway Period. We will notify each potential winner by e-mail within two (2) business days following the drawing, and each potential winner will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release. We will select an alternative potential winner if any potential winner does not claim the prize within 72 hours of notification, or meet the eligibility criteria. The prizes will be awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). Limit one (1) prize per person for a total of three (3) Sweepstakes winners.
Odds of Winning. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received throughout the Giveaway Period.
Additional Terms. We may, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and in our sole discretion, change these rules or cancel the Giveaway at any time; or modify, terminate, or suspend the Giveaway should viruses, worms, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond our control corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Giveaway or submission of entries. We are not responsible for: (a) lost, misdirected, late, postage due, incomplete, or unintelligible entries or for inaccurate entry information, whether caused by you or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveaway, or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of entries; (b) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Giveaway; (c) any error in the operation or transmission, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, or for technical, network, telephone, computer, hardware or software, malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of, or failure to receive any entry information on account of technical problems; or (d) injury or damage to your or any other computer resulting from downloading any materials in connection with the Giveaway. We may, in our sole discretion, disqualify any individual found to be: (a) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway; (b) acting in violation of these rules; or (c) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. If your entry is incomplete or if you use robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods, your entry will be void. The authorized subscriber of the e-mail account used to enter the Giveaway at the actual time of entry will be deemed to be the participant and must comply with these rules in the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple users having the same e-mail account. The authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domains associated with the submitted e-mail addresses. No greater than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules will be awarded. If any technical errors occur in the selection of any potential prize winner or if more prizes are claimed than the number of prizes being awarded as provided in these Official Rules, we may award the prizes by random drawing from among all eligible claimants.
Miscellaneous. The Giveaway is governed by the laws of the United States. The Giveaway and all accompanying materials are © 2015 by Next Issue Media LLC and its affiliates. All rights reserved. If you win a prize, you may not transfer, assign, or redeem the prize for cash. We may substitute a prize with a prize of equal or greater value. Each winner agrees (for himself or herself and his or her heirs) that, by accepting the prize, we, along with each of our respective affiliates and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”), will have no liability, and will be held harmless by the winner for any liability, loss, injury or damage to property or person, including death, and reasonable attorney’s fees and court costs, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize or participation in the Giveaway, even if caused or contributed to by the negligence of any of the Released Parties. You agree that our decisions related to the Giveaway and the random drawings are final. Each winner agrees that, by participating in the Giveaway, we may use the winner’s name, image or likeness in any manner and in any medium for our promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law, and we may be required to disclose the winner’s address to state regulatory authorities.
After we confirm the Winners, we will post the Winners names at texture.com/blog/readers-choice-giveaway-official-rules until March 31, 2016.
Sponsor. Next Issue Media LLC (“we” or “us”), 4600 Bohannon Drive, Suite 100, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Privacy Notice: All information submitted in connection with this Giveaway will be treated in accordance with these Official Rules and Next Issue Media’s Privacy Notice https://www.texture.com/legal/privacy-policy/.