Foreign Affairs & The Marshall Plan 2018 Giveaway
TERMS & CONDITIONS
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Foreign Affairs & The Marshall Plan 2018 Giveaway begins January 15th, 2018 at 12:00PM Eastern Time ("ET") and ends at 11:59:59 AM ET on February 12th 2018 (the "Promotion Period").
ANY ENTRANT WHO IS UNDER 18 OR DOES NOT AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, DO NOT PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROMOTION.
The Promotion is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (excludes Guam, Puerto Rico and all other U.S. territories and possessions), who are 18 years of age or older at the time of Promotion registration. Employees, officers and directors of The Council on Foreign Relations (the "Sponsor") and Sponsor's parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, vendors, consultants, contractors, and advertising, contest, fulfillment and marketing agencies (all of such entities (including, but not limited to, the Sponsor) are collectively referred to herein as the "Promotion Parties"), their immediate families (parent, child, sibling and spouse and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same households as such individuals (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate in the Promotion. By participating, you agree to these Official Rules and to the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Void where prohibited by law, rule or regulation. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
New newsletter subscribers to the Foreign Affairs This Week newsletter who sign up during the promotion period are eligible to be entered in a drawing to win one of eight print copies of Benn Steil’s new book The Marshall Plan, to be fulfilled when the book releases in February 2018.
A total of eight (8) prizes (the "Prizes") will be selected in a random drawing. The drawing for the Prizes (described below) will be held on February 13th, 2018. The drawing will be from all eligible entries received throughout the Promotion Period. The drawing will be conducted by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Promotion. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. PRIZES: Eight (8) Prizes will be awarded for the Promotion. The Prizes will consist of the following:
(1) Print copy of Benn Steil’s book The Marshall Plan
The Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of the Prize is $35.00 USD.
Potential winners will receive Prize notification and prize claim information via email within forty-eight (48) hours after the February 13th, 2018 drawing, or as soon thereafter as reasonably practicable. Sponsor is not responsible for any change in entrant's telephone number, mailing address, and/or email. Prize won by an eligible entrant who is a minor in his or her state of residence may be awarded to a minor's parent or legal guardian who must sign and return all documents. Winner (or winner's parent/legal guardian if winner is a minor) will have seven (7) calendar days from time of receipt of winning notification to confirm that the notification has been received in order to claim his/her Prize. A potential winner is subject to verification, including verification of age. If such potential winner cannot be contacted within a reasonable time period, if the potential winner is ineligible, if any notification is returned undeliverable, or if the potential winner otherwise fails to fully comply with these Official Rules, he/she will forfeit that Prize and, if time permits, an alternate winner will be selected from among all remaining entries for that drawing.
Prize will only be awarded by Sponsor upon potential winner's verification of eligibility (if requested by Sponsor), and compliance with these Official Rules and final approval by Sponsor. No prize substitution, cash equivalent of Prize, transfer or assignment of Prize is permitted, except by Sponsor which reserves the right to substitute a Prize with one of comparable or greater value, in its sole discretion. Prize is awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. All Prize details are at Sponsor's sole discretion. Any and all warranties and/or guarantees on a Prize (if any) are subject to the respective manufacturers' terms therefore, and winner agrees to look solely to such manufacturers for any such warranty and/or guarantee. An unclaimed Prize will not be awarded. All federal, state, local, and other taxes on a Prize and any other costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, are the sole responsibility of the winner. Notwithstanding anything herein, a potential Prize winner (or potential winner's parent/legal guardian if potential winner is a minor) may be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release form within five (5) calendar days of attempted delivery of same. Non-compliance within this time period or return of any Prize/Prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification. All federal, state, municipal, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. By entering the Promotion, each entrant is agreeing to allow their email to be used by The Council on Foreign Relations/Foreign Affairs Magazine. Entrants who thereafter wish to unsubscribe must do so individually with Foreign Affairs Magazine.
Except where prohibited or restricted by law and notwithstanding the fact that the winner may be required to sign a separate Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release, the winner's (and his/her parent/legal guardian if a winner is a minor) acceptance of Prize constitutes the winner's agreement and consent for Sponsor to use and/or publish the winner's full name, city and state of residence, Promotion entry, and/or statements made by winner regarding the Promotion or Sponsor, winner's voice, photographs and other likeness, worldwide and in perpetuity for any and all purposes, including, but not limited to, advertising, trade and/or promotion on behalf of Sponsor, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised, including, but not limited to, print, TV, radio, electronic, cable or World Wide Web, without further limitation, restriction, compensation, notice, review or approval.
RELEASE: By participating in the Promotion, entrants and the winner (and their parent(s)/legal guardian(s) if entrants/winner are minors) agree to release, discharge and hold harmless the Promotion Parties from any and all damages whether direct or indirect, which may be due to or arise out of participation in the Promotion or any portion thereof, or the acceptance, use/misuse or possession of any Prize (or activity related thereto). As a condition of entering the Promotion, entrants and the winner (and their parent(s)/legal guardian(s) if entrant/winner is a minor) agree that (1) under no circumstances will entrant and/or the winner (or their parent(s)/legal guardian(s) if entrant/winner is a minor) be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant and/or the winner (or their parent(s)/legal guardian(s) if entrant/winner is a minor) hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, and any claims, judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of- pocket expenses; (2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any Prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (3) in no event will any entrant and/or winner (or their parent(s)/legal guardian(s) if entrant/winner is a minor) be entitled to receive attorneys' fees. BY ENTERING THE PROMOTION, ENTRANTS AND/OR WINNER (AND THEIR PARENT(S)/LEGAL GUARDIAN(S) IF ENTRANT/WINNER IS A MINOR) AGREE TO RELEASE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS PROMOTION PARTIES AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT, SUBSIDIARY AND AFFILIATED ENTITIES AS WELL AS THE SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS AND LICENSEES OF EACH AND THE RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, CONTRACTORS AND REPRESENTATIVE OF EACH, FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, EXPENSES, DAMAGES, (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS FEES), OR LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DEATH), AND PROPERTY, WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, WHICH MAY BE DUE TO OR ARISE OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION OR ANY PORTION THEREOF; A BREACH OR ALLEGATION WHICH IF TRUE WOULD CONSTITUTE A BREACH OF ANY OF ENTRANT'S AND/OR THE WINNER'S (AND THEIR PARENT(S)/LEGAL GUARDIAN(S) IF ENTRANT/WINNER IS A MINOR) REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR OBLIGATIONS HEREIN; OR THE ACCEPTANCE, USE/MISUSE OR POSSESSION OF PRIZE(S), OR ANY PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY. ENTRANTS AND/OR THE WINNER (AND THEIR PARENT(S)/LEGAL GUARDIAN(S) IF ENTRANT/WINNER IS A MINOR) WAIVE ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
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Promotion Parties are not responsible for printing or typographical errors in these Official Rules or in any Promotion-related materials. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual that tampers with the entry process. Sponsor also reserves the right to terminate, suspend, cancel or modify the Promotion and award the Prize for the Promotion from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received (i) as of the date of termination or modification, as applicable, using the judging procedure outlined above and (ii) in a random drawing if for any reason this Promotion is not capable of running as planned due to any reason, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, fraud, unauthorized intervention, technical failures or other causes that may corrupt or impair the integrity, fairness or proper play of the Promotion. Promotion Parties are not responsible or liable for any events which may cause errors and/or the Promotion to be stopped, including but not limited to any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, nor are they responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone, network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or cable, satellite, or Internet Service Providers, computer equipment, mobile equipment, software or any other failure of any email or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer or mobile device relating to or resulting from participation in this Promotion or downloading any materials in this Promotion. Promotion Parties are not responsible for computer, mobile, mechanical, technical, electronic, network or other errors or problems, including any errors or problems that may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the processing of entries, or in any other Promotion-related materials. The Promotion Parties may stop you from participating in this Promotion if you violate Official Rules or act, in Sponsor's sole discretion: (a) in a manner Sponsor determines to be not fair; (b) with an intent to annoy, threaten or harass any other entrant, winner or the Sponsor; or (c) in any other disruptive manner. Should more prizes be awarded through a computer, hardware, or software malfunction, error or failure, or for any other reason, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the one prize stated in the Official Rules. In no event will more than one prize be awarded.
CAUTION: ANY ACT OR ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT AND/OR THE WINNER (OR THEIR PARENT(S)/LEGAL GUARDIAN(S) IF ENTRANT/WINNER IS A MINOR) TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, PROMOTION PARTIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION: Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants or winner, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions, which might otherwise cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York. Any action seeking legal or equitable relief arising out of or relating to the Promotion or these Official Rules shall be brought only in the courts of the State of New York. Entrants and/or winner (and their parent(s)/legal guardian(s) if entrant/winner is a minor) hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non-convenience or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.
WINNER LIST: Entrants are responsible for complying with these Official Rules. To receive information regarding the winner for the Promotion, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Foreign Affairs Magazine, 58 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10065. Please reference Foreign Affairs & The Marshall Plan 2018 Giveaway with your request.