Vooks® 10 Year Subscription Giveaway Sweepstakes

OFFICIAL RULES

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW

 

  1. Sweepstakes Description And Period. The Vooks “10 Year Subscription” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is one of chance. By entering, you will have a chance to win a 10 Year Free Subscription to Vooks. The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Vooks (referred to as “Vooks”). The Sweepstakes begins at 10:00 AM PST on May 4, 2021 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PST on May 6, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). You may enter the Sweepstakes only once. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.

  2. The Prize
    1. The Sweepstakes has only one (1) prize which will be awarded to ten (10) winners (the “prize”). The prize is a 10 year subscription to Vooks (valued at $499.90 USD). No prize substitutions, cash equivalent, or transfer of the Prize will be permitted except at the sole discretion of Vooks.

    2. The prize winners must be 18 years of age or older. Vooks may require, as a condition to awarding the prize, that you sign a liability and release (similar to Section 7.b) and/or 9, below) agreeing to release Vooks and its directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors and representatives from all losses or injuries of any kind resulting from acceptance, use, or misuse of the prize.

    3. The prize is expressly limited to one of the items listed above and does not include taxes or any other expenses. Other restrictions may apply.

  3. Eligibility
    1. To be eligible to enter, you must be: (1) at least eighteen (18) years of age as of the date of entry, and (2) the age of majority in the state in which you reside as of the date of entry. You must also comply with these official Sweepstakes rules (“Official Rules”).

    2. Employees of Vooks or any entity involved in the production or promotion of the Sweepstakes, and members of such employees’ immediate family, are not eligible to enter or win. The Sweepstakes is otherwise open to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria and complies with these Official Rules, including employees of any supplier of the prize and employees of any parent, subsidiary, or affiliate of Vooks, if such parent, subsidiary, or affiliate is not involved in the production or promotion of the Sweepstakes.

    3. To enter the Sweepstakes, you must have a valid Instagram account, which Vooks can use to contact you.

    4. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Sweepstakes (whether electronically or otherwise) and any person who does not comply with these Official Rules, will be automatically disqualified, ineligible for any prize and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

  4. How to Enter
    1. Here is how to enter the Sweepstakes:

      Visit the @vooks Instagram page (www.instagram.com/vooks) post between May 4-6, 2021.

      To enter: 1) like the giveaway post made on 5/4/21 on @vooks instagram account 2) follow @vooks on Instagram 3) tag a teacher and share why you appreciate them.

      Follow the instructions on the post (and listed above) and follow the required steps. You can also enter by sending a regular mail letter to: “10 Year Subscription”, Vooks, Attn: Community Manager, PO Box 6449, Beaverton, OR 97007 (you must include your name, age, email address, and mailing address). Vooks would appreciate the opportunity to send you promotional offers via email if this is something you would like to receive (you can always opt out at a later date).

    2. You may enter the Sweepstakes only once.

    3. By entering, you agree to be bound by the results of the Sweepstakes, to be bound by these Official Rules, and to comply with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Vooks and those working for Vooks or on behalf of Vooks, will not be responsible for lost, late, misdirected, or damaged submissions, or for Internet, computer hardware or software, phone, and/or any other technical errors, malfunctions, or delays. Entries which are incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, forged, irregular in any way, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules will be disqualified. Vooks is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering, or the administration of the Sweepstakes, these Official Rules or in the announcement of the grand prize or the winner.

  5. Winner Selection and Notification.
    1. Vooks will randomly select 10 prize winners from the eligible entries. Vooks will also randomly select runner-ups, who will not be notified or announced (and whose identity will remain confidential) unless the original winners forfeits or are unable to accept the prize. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

    2. On or about May 7, 2021 the winner will be notified by Instagram Direct Message that he or she is the winner. We will use the Instagram account provided to us at the time of registration to notify the winner. The winner may be required to complete, sign, and return, or to provide to us within seven (7) calendar days of notification: (i) an “Affidavit of Eligibility” and a “Liability Release”, and (ii) a copy of his/her passport, driver’s license or birth certificate as proof of age and residency. A winner will be disqualified and forfeit the prize if: (1) a winner does not respond within five (5) days of the first notification attempt, or (2) a notification e-mail is returned as undeliverable, (3) a winner rejects the prize, (4) the winner fails to provide us with the required documentation within the applicable time period, or (5) Vooks determines, in its sole discretion, that the winner has not complied with any of the Official Rules. If any of these happen, the randomly selected runner up will be notified and announced as the winner and will be awarded the prize. If the prize is forfeited, no other compensation will be given. The Affidavit of Eligibility must be completed and must include the social security number or resident alien identification number of the winner. The information in any Affidavit of Eligibility must be correct and must be identical to the information provided in the original entry, or the person will be disqualified.

    3. All decisions by Vooks and its system administrator with respect to the Sweepstakes, including the random selection of the winner, are final.

  6. Use of Your Sweepstakes-related Personal Information.
    1. Any information you provide to us when you enter the Sweepstakes is being provided only to Vooks. Our Privacy Policy explains what information we access and collect when you use the Vooks website and how we use that information. We may access and use information associated with your entry form to administer the Sweepstakes, including to select, notify, announce, and verify the winner, and as otherwise explained in these Official Rules. Please read our Privacy Policy, located at https://www.vooks.com/pages/privacy. By using the Vooks website to enter this Sweepstakes, you agree to the terms of our Privacy Policy.

    2. Entries and other submitted material become the property of Vooks and will not be acknowledged or returned. By submitting an entry, you represent and warrant that you meet the requirements and qualifications for this Sweepstakes and that you have read and understood these Official Rules and fully agree to them.

    3. You agree to indemnify and hold Vooks, its officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents and representatives (“Indemnitees”) harmless from and against any third party claim (including reasonably attorneys’ fees and costs) arising from any use of your entry.

  7. Taxes, Rights, and Other Obligations of the Winner.
    1. At the sole discretion of Vooks, the randomly selected, winning entry may be used as part of any informational, public relations or media campaign by Vooks, whether broadcast on television, online or otherwise. No compensation will be provided to winner or any other entrant in the event an entry is selected for broadcast. NOTE: BY WINNING THIS CONTEST THERE IS NO GUARANTEE THAT YOUR ENTRY OR ITS CONTENT WILL BE USED BY Vooks OR OTHERWISE.

    2. By accepting the prize, the winner releases and discharges Vooks and its affiliated companies and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and all their respective employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents from any liability or damage due, in whole or in part, to the award, acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize or from participation in this Sweepstakes.

  8. Issues of Law.
    1. Taxes. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL TAXES RELATING TO PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST OR THE AWARDING OF THE PRIZES ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.

    2. Governing Law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations are applicable. Entrants who violate these Official Rules, tamper with the operation of the Sweepstakes, or engage in any conduct that is detrimental to Vooks, the Sweepstakes, or any other entrant (as determined in Vooks's sole discretion) are subject to disqualification. By entering, entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, participant's rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the United States of America in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by Oregon law, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Oregon, irrespective of the fact that any one of the parties is now or may become a resident of or is domiciled in a different state. Any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to this Sweepstakes or these Official Rules must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose regardless of any law to the contrary. In the event any such claim or cause of action is not filed within such one (1) year period, such claim or cause of action shall be forever barred. By entering, entrants consent to binding arbitration of any dispute arising out of or related to this Sweepstakes or these Official Rules in Multnomah County, Oregon in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association, and judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. Nothing in this Section shall preclude an action for equitable relief by either party, and either party may request a court to issue such temporary or interim relief (including temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions), either before or after arbitration is commenced. The temporary or interim relief may remain in effect pending the outcome of mediation or arbitration. No such request is a waiver of the right to submit any dispute to arbitration.

    3. Severability. If any provision of these Official Rules shall be held invalid, illegal or unenforceable, such provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permitted by law and the parties' fundamental intentions hereunder, and the remaining provisions shall not be affected or impaired, provided, however, that in such cases the parties oblige themselves to use their best efforts to achieve the purpose of the invalid provision by a new legally valid stipulation.

    4. Important Disclaimers and Limitations.

      The information and services included in or available through Vooks, or vooks.com, or any other media used to promote the Sweepstakes may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to our website and to the information therein. Vooks or its agents, representatives or contractors may change the vooks.com website any time.

      TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, VOOKS, ITS AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES AND CONTRACTORS HEREBY DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES, OBLIGATIONS, LIABILITIES, RIGHTS AND REMEDIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ORAL OR WRITTEN, ARISING BY LAW OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, INFRINGEMENT OR ANY IMPLIED INDEMNITIES. YOU UNDERSTAND AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT VOOKS HAS NOT MADE, AND YOU ARE NOT RELYING ON, ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS TO YOU REGARDING THE VALUE OF THIS CONTEST OR THE ODDS, IF ANY OF YOU BECOMING A FINALIST OR A WINNER, OR ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, LACK OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS USED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, THESE OFFICIAL RULES, THE VOOKS WEBSITE OR THE RELATED VOOKS SWEEPSTAKES LINKS. ALL DATA, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND GRAPHICS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES, THESE OFFICIAL RULES, THE VOOKS WEBSITE, AND THE VOOKS SWEEPSTAKES LINKS ARE PROVIDED "AS-IS, WHERE-IS" WITHOUT TECHNICAL OR OTHER SUPPORT OF ANY KIND.

      IN NO EVENT SHALL VOOKS, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS OR REPRESENTATIVES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOST PROFITS, MONIES OR LOST PRIZES) RELATED TO THE CONTEST, THESE OFFICIAL RULES, THE PERFORMANCE OR BREACH OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY VOOKS, THE USE OR EXPLOITATION OF ANY SUBMITTED INFORMATION OR CONTENT, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF VOOKS IS AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR IF THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDIES STATED HEREIN FAIL OF THEIR ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.

  9. Your Release of Vooks From Any and All Liability.

    Entrants agree that Vooks and its directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors and representatives (the “Collective Parties”) shall not be liable for, and you hereby discharge and release them from all losses or injuries of any kind resulting from: (i) acceptance/possession and/or use/misuse of the prize, (ii) participation in the Sweepstakes, (iii) individual, joint or collective technical malfunctions of the telephone network and/or transmission line, computer on-line system, computer dating mechanism, computer equipment, hardware and/or software, (iv) any delay or distortion of an entry resulting from data transmissions that are garbled, incomplete, misdirected, lost, mutilated, delayed, corrupted, mechanically duplicated, illegible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, or (v) any use or exploitation of your entry in accordance with these Sweepstakes Rules. Entrants also agree that the Collective Parties are not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to an entrant or third person's computer or mobile device related to or resulting from the Sweepstakes and/or its prizes. The Collective Parties are not liable for damage to a user's computer system or mobile device (including, without limitation, any server failure or lost, delayed or corrupted data or other malfunction) due, either directly or indirectly, to an entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes or registration for or use of the Vooks website, or information in connection with the Sweepstakes. The Collective Parties may at any time before, during or after the Sweepstakes Period modify or cancel the Sweepstakes for any reason or no reason, including without limitation in the event that any portion of any website used to administer any aspect of the Sweepstakes becomes technically corrupted.

  10. How to Get More Information.
    1. To obtain the identity of grand prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: “10 Year Subscription” Sweepstakes Winner, Attn: Community Manager, Vooks, PO Box 6449, Beaverton, OR 97007, within thirty days of the end of the Sweepstakes Period.

    2. Copies of these Official Rules may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to ”10 Year Subscription” Sweepstakes Official Rules, Attn: Community Manager, Vooks, Inc., PO Box 6449, Beaverton, OR 97007, or by emailing social@vooks.com. Requests for Official Rules may be made at any time until thirty (30) days after the end of the Sweepstakes Period. All times and dates in these Official Rules are Pacific Standard Time.

The Sweepstakes and all accompanying materials are © 2021, Vooks.

The Vooks name and logo are protected (and registered) trademarks of Vooks. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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