Sweepstakes Promotion Official Rules
2016 Word Nerd Memoir’s “Donation Sweepstakes Promotion!”
No Purchase Necessary
The following promotion is open to current legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia only.
Void elsewhere and where prohibited. This promotion is governed by and is subject to all applicable United States federal, state and local laws.
ANY ENTRANT WHO IS UNDER 18 AND/OR A MINOR IN HIS/HER STATE OF RESIDENCE MUST HAVE PERMISSION OF PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN TO ENTER
Employees of Sponsor, Sponsor’s parent company, affiliates and subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies directly involved in this sweepstakes, and members of the immediate families or households of any of the foregoing, are NOT eligible to participate in this sweepstakes.
Apple Inc. is not a sponsor of this Sweepstakes and is not involved in this Sweepstakes in any manner. All Apple product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of Apple Inc. All other companies and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
Google Inc. is not a sponsor of this Sweepstakes and is not involved in this Sweepstakes in any manner. All Android/Google product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of Google Inc. All other companies and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
How to Enter
To enter online, visit the following URL:
A person can participate in the sweepstakes by: choosing to donate through Patreon or Paypal. You will be required to complete fully the official sign up form and provide all required information, which may include your first name, last name, complete address (no P.O. boxes), daytime phone number, email address, birth date, and a form of payment. Once the donation has been verified for that month, your name will automatically be placed as an active participant.
Enter Without a Purchase: To receive one (1) Entry without redeeming an offer or making a purchase, eligible Participants can send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org and include the date of your Entry (mm/dd/yy) in the subject line and in the body of the email include your zip code, age, fist and last name, and the name of your favorite otome game . NOTE: Email entries must provide all the needed information and be submitted on the same date noted in the subject line or they will be disqualified.
Limit one (1) entry per person and/or email address per month, per Patreon or Paypal. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of any entrant, the entry in question will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry (i.e., the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address). Entries must be received before the 1st of every month, 2016 at 12:00 AM (UTC-5:00) EST time.
Sweepstakes winner can not win two months in a row. The winner from the previous month will not be allowed to enter their name into the following months drawing.
This Sweepstakes may be presented in conjunction with different offers sponsored or co-sponsored by Sponsor, its affiliates, and partners, and may be presented in conjunction with offers sponsored by different organizations. Sweepstakes may be presented in different creative presentations by different organizations and under different creative titles.
Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, lost, late, damaged, illegible, delayed, corrupted, non-delivered or misdirected entries or e-mail, or for any technical problems, malfunctions of any telephone lines, computer systems, servers, providers, hardware or software, lost or unavailable network connections, incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information or loss of entry information, failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, or any other human or technical errors of any kind, or any combination of any of the foregoing. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for undeliverable e-mails resulting from any form of active or passive e-mail filtering by a user’s Internet service provider and/or e-mail client or for insufficient space in user’s e-mail account to receive e-mail. Sponsor is not responsible for any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participation in or accessing or downloading information in connection with this promotion. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend this sweepstakes should a virus, bugs, entrant fraud or misconduct, or other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor, in Sponsor’s determination, corrupt the administration, integrity, security or proper operation of the sweepstakes. In the event of termination of the sweepstakes, a notice will be posted on-line and a random drawing to award the prize will be conducted from among all eligible entries received prior to the time of termination. Entry times will be determined using Sponsor’s computer, which will be the official clock for the sweepstakes.
No automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of entry are permitted, and individuals engaging in such practices will be disqualified. Incomplete entry forms will be disqualified.
Odds of Winning
One (1) potential winner for each Entry Period (subject to verification) will be selected in a random prize drawing, conducted by an independent organization selected by Sponsor, from among all eligible entries received for each Entry Period, on or about a week following the end of the Entry Period (see dates above). The odds of winning a prize in any drawing will be determined by the number of eligible entries received for that Entry Period.
The prize consists of Win a $10 Google Play or iTunes Gift Card redeemable code. The approximate retail value of the prize is $10.00. All prize details will be determined by Sponsor in its discretion. Prizes may vary, in color, size and other respects, from items shown on website. All expenses and costs associated with the acceptance or use of the prize are the responsibility of the winner.
If winner is an eligible minor, prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, who must sign and return all required documents.
Sponsor may, at its sole discretion and for any reason, substitute a prize of equal or greater value, including a cash award.
Winner is solely responsible for all applicable Federal, State and local taxes on the prize. An IRS form 1099 will be issued if required by law. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of right to receive prize is permitted, except in the discretion of Sponsor. To receive prize, winner (and/or his/her parent or legal guardian if the winner is below the age of 18) must execute an affidavit of eligibility, publicity release, and release of liability within 10 days of notification, if required by Sponsor. Noncompliance or return of any form as undeliverable will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.
Drawing Methodology and Winner Notification
Winner will be selected by a random drawing the first Friday of every month after the conclusion of the entry period set forth herein from among all eligible entries received. The drawing will be conducted by or under the supervision of Sponsor, whose decisions will be final in all matters concerning the sweepstakes.
Winner is subject to verification. Winner will be notified by e-mail within fourteen (24) hours after the drawing. If winner cannot be contacted or does not respond within 1 day of being contacted, or in the event a potential winner does not accept the prize or fails to comply with these rules and requirements, the prize will be forfeited. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.
By entering, entrants agree to release and hold Sponsor, its parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors and agents, and each of their directors, officers, employees and assigns, harmless from and against any and all claims and liability arising out of participation in the sweepstakes or use of prize. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this sweepstakes or use or redemption of any prize. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents and licensees to use winner’s name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. All entries become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. By participating in this promotion, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and the judges, which are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the sweepstakes or in the announcement of any prize. In no event will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded.
Word Nerd Memoir
Palm Bay, FL 32907
The winner’s lists will be provided by separate links for each of the entry periods shown in the Drawing and Prize Schedule. To see the list of winners for an entry period, click on the appropriate link below.
Entry Period 1 Winners: August Sept 7th – October 28th, 20116.