The “The Power Trip Caribbean Cruise Sweepstakes”
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
Promotion is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia.
1. To Enter:
To enter the “The Power Trip Caribbean Cruise Sweepstakes”, simply visit the website at http://us.macmillan.com/static/thepowertripsweeps/(the “Site”) during the Promotion Period (defined below). Submit your entry by fully completing the entry form at the Site, including all required fields as indicated on the form, and clicking the “Submit” button. Promotion begins December 7, 2012 12:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“ET”) and all entries must be received by December 20, 2012 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”).Your entry will sign you up to receive sneak peeks and blog updates from JackieCollins.com, and exclusive excerpts and original content from HeroesandHeartbreakers.com. Limit one (1) entry per person or per household. All entrants must have a valid email address. In case of dispute as to identity of entrant, entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Any other attempted form of entry is prohibited; no automatic, programmed; robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. St. Martin’s Press, LLC (“Sponsor”) , and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners and promotion and advertising agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, website, Internet, or ISP unavailability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one's ability to enter this Promotion, including any injury or damage to any entrant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Promotion or downloading any materials in this Promotion. All entries become the sole property of Sponsor and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned.
2. Random Drawing.
From all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period, a random drawing to select one (1) winner (the “Winner”) will be held on or about December 20, 2012 by Sponsor, whose decisions concerning all matters related to this Promotion are final. The potential Winner will be notified by e-mail on or about December 21, 2012 . The potential Winner will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release within fifteen (15) days of notification attempt or prize may be awarded to an alternate. If the potential Winner cannot be contacted within five (5) calendar days of first notification attempt, if prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if the Winner rejects his/her prize or in the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to alternate eligible entrant selected in a random drawing by Sponsor. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.
3. Prizes, Odds.
One (1) Winner will receive, for Winner and one (1) guest, two (2) round-trip, business class tickets from a continental US city to New Orleans provided by St. Martin’s Press, LLC, valued at approximately $1,000 based on fares published on or around November 14, 2012 Winner will also be awarded a trip for Winner and one (1) guest aboard Carnival Cruise Lines to sail out of New Orleans from February 2013 to February 2014 (the “Trip Package”). The Trip Package includes seven (7) days and six (6) nights ocean view cabin (one room, double occupancy) of Sponsor’s choice. Winner will also receive Three Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($350.00 USD) to be used toward ground transportation to and from airports in departure city and New Orleans and toward standard double hotel accommodations in New Orleans. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the prize: $3,000 USD, which will be reported to the Internal Revenue Service as required by law. Actual retail value may vary based on airfare fluctuations, city of departure, and Trip Package dates. Any difference between the actual retail value and the ARV will not be awarded. Prize expressly does not include federal, state and local taxes, ground transportation to or from the Winner’s residence and the Winner’s departing airport, travel insurance, meals, gratuities, travel upgrades, fees, service charges, passenger facility charges or any other expenses not specifically listed herein, and any such unspecified expenses shall be the sole responsibility of the Winner. Winner’s guest must be of the age of majority unless Winner is guest’s parent or legal guardian. Winner and guest are solely responsible for obtaining valid passports and any other documents necessary for international travel. The Winner’s guest will be required to execute and return a publicity/liability release (which must also be signed by guest’s parent or legal guardian, if guest is a minor in his or her jurisdiction of residence) prior to issuance of airline tickets. The prize will be delivered by Sponsor to the Winner at the address provided upon notification of winning within six (6) to eight (8) weeks of prize notification. Airline tickets are subject to blackout periods from December 15-30, 2012 and February 3-17, 2013 and are valid for 1 year from prize delivery date. Sponsor are not liable for delays, cancellation or unforeseen events related to flights or travel. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates.
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Only open to residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, age twenty-one (21) and older as of the date of entry. Employees, officers and directors, and members of their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) or of the same household (whether related or not), of Sponsor, or any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries or affiliates, and any of their respective advertising, promotion and production agencies, are not eligible to enter. This Promotion is intended for viewing and participation in the United States only and shall only be construed and evaluated according to United States law. You are not authorized to participate in the Promotion if you are not located within the United States. Void outside of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, and where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
No cash substitutions, transfer or assignment of prize or any component thereof allowed, except by Sponsor who reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event of unavailability. By accepting prize, Winner grants to Sponsor the right to use his/her name, likeness, photograph, picture, portrait, voice, hometown, statements and biographical information in advertising and promotional materials, in any media now known or hereafter developed, including without limitation on the Site, worldwide, in perpetuity, without further compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law. By participating and/or accepting a prize, each entrant and the Winner releases Sponsor, and each of their respective advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, suppliers, successors, assigns, employees, officers, directors and agents (collectively, the “Released Entities”) from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense, including without limitation property damage, personal injury and/or death, arising out of preparation for, travel to or participation in this Promotion or any Promotion-related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy or merchandise delivery. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this Promotion in any way shall be disqualified. Sponsor are not responsible if Promotion cannot take place or if the prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism or any other cause outside Sponsor’s reasonable control.
6. Additional Terms.
Sponsor reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Promotion should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Promotion. In such case, Sponsor may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Sponsor reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual they find, in their sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion or the Site. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Promotion or winning the prize if, in their sole discretion, they determine that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
7. Use of Data.
8. Winner’s Name.
You may request the name of the Winner by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope by February 30, 2013 to “The Power Trip Caribbean Cruise Sweepstakes” Sweepstakes Winner’s Name, c/o Laura Clark, St. Martin’s Press, LLC, 175 Fifth Avenue, 15th Floor, , New York, NY 10010.
This Promotion is sponsored by St. Martin’s Press, LLC, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010.