The 20 Million Books Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to those who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. The Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the United States and is void where prohibited by law. You are not authorized to participate in the Sweepstakes if you are not located within the fifty United States or the District of Columbia. Employees of The Dynamic Catholic Institute (the “Sponsor”), their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers, and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
Agreement to Rules
Consideration for the 20 Million Books Sweepstakes is followed by the action of posting an image to your social media profile (Instagram and/or Twitter) with #BooksChangeLives and tag @DynamicCatholic. By taking this action you agree to be fully, unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of the Sponsor, as final and binding, as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws.
Entries will be accepted for consideration starting on or about August 7, 2017. All entries must be received by 11:59 PM EST on October 16, 2017.
How to Be Considered
Using your social media account (Instagram and/or Twitter), post a picture of your favorite book with #BooksChangeLives and tag the Sponsor (i.e., @DynamicCatholic). The entry must fulfill all Sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. No purchase is necessary to enter or win.
- 1 copy of a Dynamic Catholic book. This could include, but is not limited to, The Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic, Rediscover Catholicism, Resisting Happiness, Rediscover Jesus, or Beautiful Mercy.
Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. Prize specifics shall be determined solely by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution is permitted except at Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Dynamic Catholic to use winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Winner Selection and Notification
One winner of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random weekly drawing under the supervision of the Sponsor. Winners will be notified via the social profile through which they submitted their consideration for the Sweepstakes. Winners will be notified within five (5) days following the winner selection. Dynamic Catholic shall have no liability for a winner’s failure to receive notices due to winner’s spam or other security settings, or for winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within ten (10) days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected.
The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
Rights Granted by You
By entering to be considered for this Sweepstakes, you understand that the Sponsor; anyone acting on behalf of the Sponsor; or the Sponsor’s respective licensees, successors, and assigns; will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review, or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, or statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity, or information, and for trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation.
Dynamic Catholic reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes should (at its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, fraud, or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Dynamic Catholic may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Dynamic Catholic. Dynamic Catholic reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Official Rules.
Dynamic Catholic has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts, or other technical means for entering.
Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Dynamic Catholic reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Limitation of Liability
By entering you agree to release and hold harmless Dynamic Catholic and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND STATE OF KENTUCKY, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Kentucky having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
To obtain a copy of the winners’ names or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to
The Dynamic Catholic Institute
5081 Olympic Blvd.
Erlanger, KY 41018
Requests must be received no later than October 16, 2017.
The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is The Dynamic Catholic Institute, 5081 Olympic Blvd, Erlanger, KY 41018.