"CBN News Valentine Giveaway" Official Rules

 


Please carefully read the following information on how you can take part in the “CBN News Valentine Giveaway” and you might win the Prize Package consisting of one autographed copy of You are a Prize to be Won, written by The 700 Club Host Wendy Griffith. Only participants who have met all of the requirements will be eligible to be chosen as winners.

Who is Eligible for the "CBN News Valentine Giveaway”?
The "CBN News Valentine Giveaway” is open to residents of all 50 states and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Void where prohibited. Employees of CBN or any of its affiliated organizations, along with their immediate family members (parents and children, guardians and wards) and/or those living in the same household as each are not eligible to win any prize. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules, the Website's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (both incorporated herein by reference) and the decisions of the judges and/or Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

How to Enter:
Beginning Feb 14, 2014 at 12:01:00 PM (ET) through Feb 17th, 2014 at 11:59:00 PM (ET) go to https://www.facebook.com/cbnnews and tell us the most important thing you’ve discovered about love and relationships. You provide one (1) comment sharing your story.  By commenting, you are consenting to the use of your comments on the CBN Facebook site, as well as your Facebook contact information by CBN News, CBN, The 700 Club, CBN.com, and their respective production companies or their representatives to contact you in connection with this giveaway, for future offers and CBN-related updates. Limit one entry per person. Multiple entries received from any person after the first entry received from that person will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or by any means, which subvert the entry process are void. This sweepstakes is not affiliated with Facebook.com, and "Liking", sharing or any other Facebook related action is not required for entry. This sweepstake promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, and all entrants release all claims against Facebook arising out of this sweepstakes.

How the Winner Will Be Chosen:
Following the designated entry period, from Feb. 14, 2014 at 12:01:00 PM (ET) through Feb. 17, 2014 at 11:59:00 PM (ET), CBN will select five (5) of our favorite responses from the entries received.

Prizes and Approximate Retail Value and Odds of Winning
Five (5) Prizes: autographed copies of You are a Prize to be Won, written by The 700 Club Host Wendy Griffith, will be awarded via standard mail following successful notification of winner to be announced on CBN News’ Facebook page, Wednesday Feb. 19, 2014. Only participants who have met all of the requirements will be eligible to be chosen as a winner. Odds of being chosen as a winner depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. Prizes are awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. All prize details are at Sponsor's sole discretion. Limit one (1) prize per household.

Conditions of Participation:
Prize is not transferable. No substitution of prize by winner is permitted, but in the event of unavailability, CBN will substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these official rules and by the decisions of CBN, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this sweepstakes. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for CBN and its agencies to use winner's name and/or likeness, as well as other content that the winner posts, for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law, may otherwise use the entry in accordance with the terms of CBN's "Terms of Use" posted on the CBN.com website. By accepting prize, winner agrees to hold CBN, its respective directors, officers, employees and assigns harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the contest. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in this promotion or use or redemption of prize. CBN is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the contest or in the announcement of the prize.

If the original Facebook message to an potential prize winner is not responded to by the potential prize winner within designated time, that entry will be returned to the entry pool and an alternate entrant (in order of selection) may be selected until one (1) entrant is reached.

CBN is not responsible or liable for computer error or any technical malfunctions of the Internet service provider's (ISP) network.

CBN is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated or illegible entries nor for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by sponsor or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof. If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this sweepstakes, CBN reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest. In the event the online portion of the promotion must be cancelled for any reason, remaining entrants will be chosen at random from among all eligible entries received at time of online termination and all e-mailed entries.

DISPUTES: As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively, before a court located in the City of Virginia Beach, Virginia, having competent jurisdiction, which Court shall apply the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without regard for doctrines of conflict of law. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than entrant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and entrant (and his/her parent or legal guardian) further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

PRIVACY: Personal information collected in connection with this Sweepstakes will be used in accordance with Sponsor's privacy policy, available at CBN.com. For winner's names, send a separate self-addressed, stamped envelope to: "CBN News Valentine Giveaway”, c/o CBN.com, 977 Centerville Turnpike, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23463 to be received by February 28, 2014.

The Sponsor of this promotion is:
The Christian Broadcasting Network, Inc. 977 Centerville Turnpike Virginia Beach, Virginia 23463