Contest Rules: “#wickedfavorites Giveaway”
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
The #wickedfavorites Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) begins at 9: 00 am Eastern Time (“ET”) on July 2, 2012 and ends at 5:00 p.m. ET on August 31, 2012 (the “Giveaway Period”).
The Giveaway is open only to legal residents of the United States who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at time of entry (the “Entrant” or “Entrants”). Employees of GateHouse Media, Inc. (“GateHouse Media”) and each of its respective divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies (including, in each case, immediate family members) are not eligible to enter the Giveaway. For purposes of this Giveaway, “immediate family members” is defined as spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as "in-laws", or by current or past marriage, remarriage, adoption, co-habitation or other familial extension, and any other persons residing at the same household location, whether or not related. In order to enter the Giveaway or win the prize, the Entrant must comply fully with these official rules (the “Rules”), and by entering agrees to be bound by these Rules and the decisions of GateHouse Media, whose decisions shall be binding and final in all respects.
HOW TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY
Entrants should visit the GateHouse Media Wicked Local Favorites affiliated website WickedLocalFavorites.com, during the Giveaway period to enter-to-win, complete the required information and click “submit” to be entered in the Giveaway (the “Entry” or “Entries”). Entries will not be accepted through e-mail, postal mail or by facsimile.
Entries must be received by GateHouse Media by 5:00 p.m. ET on August 31, 2012 in order to be eligible for the Giveaway prize (the “Giveaway Deadline”).
One (1) Entry per person or e-mail address during the Giveaway Period. Entries made with multiple e-mail addresses, under multiple identities, or through the use of any agent or other device to enter multiple times will be deemed invalid.
SELECTION OF GIVEAWAY WINNER; NOTIFICATION OF WINNER; ODDS OF WINNING
One (1) winner (the “Winner”) will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about August 31, 2012. The Winner will be selected from all eligible entries received by the Giveaway Deadline, and will be notified by e-mail and/or overnight letter by September 7, 2012 in accordance with the contact information supplied with the Entry. If both methods fail after seven (7) days, GateHouse Media will select an alternate winner in a random drawing from all remaining eligible entries.
Decisions of GateHouse Media on all matters regarding the Giveaway are final. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Giveaway Period.
One (1) prize will be awarded per week in this Giveaway.
No substitution or transfer of the prize will be allowed, except at the sole discretion of GateHouse Media. GateHouse Media reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. The prize has no cash value and may not be redeemed for cash at any time. All local, state and federal taxes incurred by accepting a prize will be the sole responsibility of the prize winner. The prize may have an expiration date and use of such gift card may include restrictions or excluded items. Prize must be surrendered upon redemption and no photocopies will be honored. No compensation will be given for lost, stolen, mutilated or expired prizes. GateHouse Media is not responsible for replacing lost, stolen, mutilated or expired prizes. Fulfillment of the prize is the sole responsibility of the merchant, not GateHouse Media.
By entering this Giveaway, Entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules and the decisions of GateHouse Media, which are binding and final, and release GateHouse Media, and each of its divisions, affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and anyone associated with the production of this Giveaway, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for any claims, injuries, losses or damages (including attorneys fees) of any kind arising out of their participation in this Giveaway or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize. The potential prize winner waives the right to assert as a cost of winning the prize any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to redeem said prizes and waive any liability or claims (including attorneys fees) which might arise from redeeming or seeking to redeem said prizes. In the event of non-compliance with these Official Rules, or if prize notification is returned to GateHouse Media as undeliverable, if prizes are refused or cannot be accepted for any reason, the prizes will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected in a random drawing. Upon forfeiture or refusal, no compensation will be given. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use the winner's name, photograph, likeness and/or statements attributed to winner regarding the Giveaway, for advertising and publicity purposes without further compensation or consent. All Entries become the property of GateHouse Media. This Giveaway is void where prohibited. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
This Giveaway is not intended for gambling. If it is determined that an Entrant is using the Giveaway for gambling purposes, he/she will be disqualified and reported to authorities.
GateHouse Media and its affiliates reserve the right to use any and all information related to the Giveaway, including information on Entrants obtained through the Giveaway, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.
GateHouse Media and its affiliates reserve the right to change the rules of the Giveaway at any time.
NAME OF WINNER
To obtain the name of the winner, mail a stamped, self-addressed legal size envelope (to arrive by September 7, 2012) to:
GateHouse Media New England
254 Second Avenue
Needham, MA 02494