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Terms of Use

Please read these Terms and Conditions (“terms”) carefully before using www.book-a-holic.com (the "Website") operated by your Deirdre Pippins, Ms. Media Content ("us", "we", or "our").

 

Your access to and use of the “Website” is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Website.

 

By accessing or using the “Website,” you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms, do not continue to use the “Website.” 

 

Intellectual property rights``

This Agreement does not transfer to you any intellectual property owned by “Website.” Unless otherwise stated, www.book-a-holic.com and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights published on this Site and materials used on www.book-a-holic.com, including all text, images, and logo.

Limitation of liability

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, in no event will “Website” be liable to any person for any indirect, incidental or consequential damages (including, without limitation, damages for lost profits, revenue, goodwill, use of content, impact on business, etc) however caused. These limitations of liability apply even if www.book-a-holic.com has been expressly advised of the potential loss. 

Dispute resolution

Any disputes arising out of this Agreement shall be governed by laws of city/province, country.

Changes and amendments

We reserve the right to modify this Agreement or its policies relating to the “Website” at any time, effective upon posting of an updated version of this Agreement on the “Website”. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. Continued use of the “Website” after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.

Acceptance of these terms

You acknowledge that you have read this Agreement and agree to all its terms and conditions. By using the “Website” you agree to be bound by this Agreement. If you do not agree to abide by the terms of this Agreement, you are not authorized to use or access the “Website”.

CONTEST RULES

2024 Beach Book Bonanza Contest

Bookaholic - Ms. Media Content (Deirdre Pippins) is giving away 4 FREE books to one lucky winner for summer reading 2024.  The books will be the selection of the winner based on books released May 1 to August 31, 2024.  Bookaholic - Ms. Media Contest (Deirdre Pippins) determines the book schedule and can change that schedule at any time.  Books cannot have a value of more than $30 each.  Winner has to sign a model release before receiving the first book.  Also before receiving the first book, winner has to supply a photo that will be used in social media and/or advertising purposes of Bookaholic.  Winner will also need to appear in a short interview or live talking about the book(s) received.  This will be done once after the winner is determined.  Winner participation is contingent upon books received.  In other words, before receiving the first book, winner has to do the above stated with photograph and signing of model release.  Winners have to be age 18+ and a citizen of the US.  Contest ends June 9, 2024 at 11:59 pm EDT .  The winner will be announced in June 2024.

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who sign up at  https://app.sociallysuite.com/viral-sweepstakes-1/c23733/ and who are 18 years or older as of the date of entry. The Campaign is only open to legal residents of the USA 50 states, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Ms. Media Content, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Campaign. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

 

2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of [your company name] as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.

 

3. Campaign Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on April 26, 2024, Midnight EDT and ending June 9, 2024 at 11:59 pm EDT. All online entries must be received by June 9, 2024, at 11:59 pm EDT.

 

4. How to Enter: The Campaign must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided at https://app.sociallysuite.com/viral-sweepstakes-1/c23733/. The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of [your company name]. Optional verbiage to include: You may enter only once. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Ms. Media Content.

 

5. Prizes: The Winner(s) of the Campaign (the “Winner”) will receive [list prizes and approximate retail value]. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by [your company name]. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at [your company name’s] discretion. The prize is non-transferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for [your company name] to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

7. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by [a random drawing or by community vote] under the supervision of Ms. Media Content. Winner will be notified by email and text message within five (5) days following selection of Winner. Ms. Media Content shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within [xx days] from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT [your company name]‘S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

 

8. Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that [your company name], anyone acting on behalf of [your company name], and [your company name]’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. Optional verbiage for Contests: By entering this content, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of [your company name]. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Ms. Media Content from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which [your company name] may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.

 

9. Terms & Conditions: Ms. Media Content reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Ms. Media Content’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, Ms. Media Content may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Ms. Media Content. Ms. Media Content reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. Ms. Media Content has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, Ms. Media Content reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

 

10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless [your company name] and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

 

11. Disputes: THIS Campaign IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF USA] AND North Carolina, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in North Carolina having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

 

12. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the [your company name] website. To read the Privacy Policy, [privacy policy URL] click here. Note: a privacy policy is optional, but may be required when running a promotion on the web when using third party platforms or when using features from social channels. Including this information makes it clear to your users how you are going to use their information.

 

13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Ms. Media Content, PO Box 5423 Clover, SC 29710, USA. Requests must be received no later than [date, time, timezone].

 

14. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Campaign is Ms. Media Content,  PO Box 5423, Clover SC, 29710, USA.

 

15. Facebook: If you use Facebook to communicate or administer a contest or sweepstakes, include the following: The Campaign hosted by [your company name] is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.

16. By checking the box on the signup form, You, the Contestant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules.

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