Teach Yourself to Sew Giveaway – Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. Entries for this Giveaway (the “Teach Yourself to Sew Giveaway Sponsored by Janome“) will be accepted during the period beginning at 12:01 a.m. ET on September 30, 2013 and ending at 11:59 p.m. ET on October 29, 2013 (the “Submission Period”). All entries must be received during the Submission Period. The Giveaway is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada (except Quebec), who are at least 18 years old. Contest void in Quebec, Puerto Rico, and anywhere else where prohibited.
HOW TO ENTER: To participate in the giveaway, visit the official entry post, and leave a comment detailing why you want to learn how to sew in 20 words or less, by 11:59 p.m. ET on October 29, 2013.
Submission Requirements: Each answer submission that is entered into the Giveaway must meet ALL of the “Submission Requirements” set forth below (any Submission that, in Sponsor’s good faith judgment, violates the following criteria will be disqualified):
Submissions must be received by the end of the Submission Period. The Website’s database clock will be the official timekeeper for the Giveaway. Submissions become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Proof of submission is not considered proof of delivery or receipt of such Submission to Sponsor. Sponsor shall have no liability for any Submission that is lost, intercepted or not received by Sponsor, for any reason.
PRIZES/VALUES: Five (5) prizes in total will be awarded.
• Grand Prize: One (1) Janome 4120QDC Sewing Machine. $1,199 (MSRP, USD$).
• First Prize: One (1) winner will receive a DVD Bundle package of our popular beginner sewing video series, Teach Yourself to Sew, Seasons 1 to 4. $99.96 (MSRP, USD$).
– Season 1
– Season 2
– Season 3
– Season 4
• Second Prize: Three (3) winners will receive one (1) copy of the Teach Youself to Sew Winter 2013 issue, which includes a one-hour sampler of all four seasons. $12.99 each (MSRP, USD$).
NO PRIZE TRANSFER OR SUBSTITUTION. No prize or any portion thereof is transferable or redeemable for cash. Any portion of the prize that is not used is forfeited. No substitutions for prize except by Sponsor, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted.
TAXES. Except where prohibited, all federal, state, provincial, local or other tax liabilities, including but not limited to luxury, sales, use, income, VAT, GST, and PST tax, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner. In the event of a Canadian winner, Sponsor will deduct any applicable withholding taxes imposed by the U.S. and applicable state governments from value of prize award thd the prize award value will be adjusted accordingly.
TERMS/CONDITIONS: Sponsors shall not be responsible for any unsuccessful attempts to notify the winners. Employees, officers, and contractors (including immediate family members and members of the same household) of Sponsors, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, dealers, retailers, vendors of Sponsors, and all other entities associated with this promotion, are not eligible.
Each participant agrees to release and hold the Sponsors, their employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives, and their subsidiaries, parent companies, or other affiliated companies harmless from any and all damages, losses, claims and/or liabilities arising out of his or her participation in the Giveaway or resulting from accepting or claiming any prize awarded hereunder. Unless indicated otherwise by checking the opt-out box on the Website, participants acknowledge and agree that Sponsors may use personal information collected through the Giveaway from time to time to contact participants for advertising and promotional purposes.
Notwithstanding the foregoing paragraph, participation in the Giveaway constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) for the Sponsors to use any winner’s name, likeness, biographical information, photographs and any statements or remarks made about winning or participating in the Giveaway for advertising and promotional purposes (in any medium) without additional compensation.
WINNING: Giveaway will end at 11:59pm on October 29, 2013. Five (5) winners will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received. Winners will be notified the week of November 11, 2013 by email. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. One prize per person, household, or family.
CLAIMING PRIZES: The winner must sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (or in Canada a Declaration of Compliance) within ten (10) days of notification, or his or her prize may be forfeited. Publicity Release not required where prohibited by law. Prizes will be delivered to each winner’s residence within thirty (30) days of receiving the Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release. Winners will also be required to provide proof of age.
WINNER’S LIST: Send self-addressed, stamped envelope by January 1, 2014 to: “Threads Teach Yourself to Sew” Giveaway Winners List Request, PO Box 5506, Newtown, CT 06470.
SPONSORS: Janome America, Inc.; The Taunton Press Inc., Threads Magazine 63 S. Main Street, PO Box 5507, Newtown, CT 06470-5506