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Stars and Stripes Pacific Signed Book Giveaway

OFFICIAL RULES. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

The STARS AND STRIPES Pacific "Signed Book Giveaway" (the "Promotion") is open to all Stars and Stripes Pacific subscribers as of 23:59 JST on December 31, 2018. You must be age 18 years or older and a valid US government ID cardholder to be eligible to receive the prize. The Promotion is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.

Entry period:

All eligible subscribers as of December 31, 2018, will automatically be entered.

Eligibility:

All STARS AND STRIPES readers who are home delivery subscribers in the Pacific as of December 31, 2018, are eligible and will automatically be entered for the random drawing. For the purposes of the Promotion, this includes all print newspaper subscribers.

Employees (including news carriers) and/or family members of STARS AND STRIPES, as well as their affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, retailers, and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to participate.

How to enter:

All STARS AND STRIPES Pacific theater print newspaper subscribers as of December 31, 2018, will be automatically entered. No entry form is required.

Selection of prize recipients:

Three (3) prize recipients will be selected by random drawing from among all eligible entries on or about January 15, 2019.

Prizes:

Each of the three (3) prize recipients will receive a signed-by-the-author copy of the book Twisted Prey. The approximate retail value of which is $27. There will be no substitution, transfer or cash equivalent for prizes, except at the sole discretion of STARS AND STRIPES, which may substitute prizes of comparable value. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entrants.

Prize recipient notification:

1. Prize recipient will be notified by email by STARS AND STRIPES.

2. The email address on record for the subscriber will be used to notify the prize recipient.

3. Prize recipient must respond within ten (10) business days from the time the notification email is sent.

4. If a potential winner cannot be contacted or fails to respond within ten (10) business days after the first attempt to contact him/her, STARS AND STRIPES may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from the remaining entries, or may elect not to award the prize.

5. Prize recipient may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility in order to claim the prize. Additional verification may be required and will be identified in writing at the time of prize recipient notification.

6. STARS AND STRIPES assume no liability for unclaimed prizes.

7. All applicable taxes are the sole responsibility of the prize recipient.

AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES:

Participation in the Promotion constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of STARS AND STRIPES, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

OPT-OUT:

To opt out of this Promotion, please email your full name and mailing address to enter@stripes.com by midnight December 31, 2018.

PUBLICITY/REQUIRED AGREEMENTS:

A potential prize recipient may be required to sign and return a release of liability, declaration of eligibility and, where lawful, a publicity consent agreement ("Required Agreements") at the time the recipient claims a prize. STARS AND STRIPES may publish the name, rank, location and photo (U.S. military base/city/state) of the prize recipients, and any quotation that they are willing to provide for use by STARS AND STRIPES. If a selected prize recipient cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize, or fails to sign and return the Required Agreements, an alternate prize recipient may be selected at the sole discretion of STARS AND STRIPES.

General terms and conditions:

By entering, each participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and decisions of STARS AND STRIPES, which shall be final. STARS AND STRIPES, along with its agents and representatives, affiliates, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for (1) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible or unintelligible entries; (2) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind; (3) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions and/or electronic mail; (4) any condition caused by events beyond the control of STARS AND STRIPES that may cause the Promotion entries to be disrupted or corrupted; (5) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize or its acceptance, or from participation in the Promotion; or (6) any human error or printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Promotion. The maximum liability for STARS AND STRIPES for any violation of its duties relating to this offer shall be the value of the prize the participant should have been awarded.

STARS AND STRIPES reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend or cancel the Promotion at any time.

At its sole discretion STARS AND STRIPES may prohibit any person from participating in this Promotion or any future STARS AND STRIPES event or promotion if STARS AND STRIPES has reason to believe that person deliberately or repeatedly disregards the Promotion rules. In the event of any dispute regarding submission of an online entry, the entry will be deemed the property of the authorized account holder of the e-mail address supplied at the time of entry.

By participating in the Promotion, each participant agrees to release and hold harmless STARS AND STRIPES, and the employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives of STARS AND STRIPES, their affiliates, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies and legal advisors from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind in connection with the Promotion or resulting from participation in or acceptance of any prize, including, without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy.

By participating in the Promotion you hereby represent and warrant that you have read and understood the terms and conditions of these general terms and conditions.

Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the US District Court for the District of Columbia.

List of prize recipients:

For the name of the prize recipient, please send your request, postmarked no later than March 31, 2019, to:

Stars and Stripes Pacific Signed Book Giveaway Promotion
Stars and Stripes Member Services Department
Unit 45002
APO, AP 96301