To provide fair and equal chance of winning to all Snippet & Ink readers, the following are the official rules for all contests on Snippet & Ink.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST, AND WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING.
To provide fair and equal chance of winning to all Snippet & Ink readers, the
following are the official rules for all contests on Snippet & Ink websites.
Open to US residents and Canadian residents (except Quebec) only. All winners
must be 18 years of age or older, unless otherwise stated and/or posted.
1. Entering Contests and Choosing and Contacting Winners
Winners of random email contests will be chosen at random in a manner chosen
by Snippet & Ink from emails received. The manner chosen by Snippet & Ink is at Snippet & Ink’s sole discretion.
Entrants must send entries using the correct contest entry email address,
subject line, and any other specific entry information requested in the contest
Entrants may also mail entries to Snippet & Ink, Attn: Contests, P.O. Box 651, Larkspur, CA, 94977. Mailed entries must include the contest name, subject line, a valid
email and postal address, and any other specific entry information requested in
the contest announcement and are subject to the same entry period and rules as
Snippet & Ink is not responsible for and will not consider incomplete or
incorrect entries, or emails sent or entries mailed, but not received by Snippet & Ink for any reason, as potential contest winners.
Winners of all contests will be contacted at the “sender” email used to enter the
contest, and the person receiving and replying to the winner announcement
email will be considered the winner unless they specify another person within
the reply email as the winner. Snippet & Ink will mail the contest prize to the
address supplied by the recipient of the winner announcement email.
Only one entry per email address used to send the email or per postal address,
if entry is mailed, will be considered for contest entry, unless multiple entries
are specifically allowed in the contest posting. Unless otherwise specified in an
individual contest post, no person may enter any contest more than once using
multiple email addresses or postal addresses.
Claiming of prizes requires an email to Snippet & Ink from the winning
sender email address within 15 days of being notified of winning at the email
used to enter. Failure to respond shall mean that the winner forfeits the prize.
Snippet & Ink is not required to award elsewhere any prizes forfeited by the
2. Submission of photo, text or other content for Contests
Entries selected for display and to win “best of” contests and any other contests
requiring photo, text, and/or other content from the entrants will be judged
entirely at the discretion of Snippet & Ink.
By submitting any photo or information to Snippet & Ink, you hereby grant
to Snippet & Ink and its affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees and assigns, an
irrevocable, perpetual and royalty-free right to use, reproduce, edit, display,
transmit, prepare derivative works of, modify, publish and otherwise make use
of the submitted photo or other information in any and all media, whether now
known or hereinafter created, throughout the world and for any purpose. In
addition to other things, the rights granted to Snippet & Ink includes but is
not limited to the right to resize, crop, censor, compress, edit, feature, caption,
affix logos to, and to otherwise alter or make use of the submitted photo.
By submitting any photo or information to Snippet & Ink, you hereby
represent and warrant that the submitted photo or information does not and
shall not infringe on any copyright, any rights of privacy or publicity of any
person, or any other right of any third party, and you have the right to grant any
and all rights and licenses granted to Snippet & Ink herein, including but not
limited to all necessary rights under copyright, free and clear of any claims or
You acknowledge and agree that Snippet & Ink shall have no obligation to
post, display or otherwise make publicly available any photo or information
submitted by you, and may, in its sole and unfettered discretion, remove, edit,
modify or delete any photo or information that you submit to Snippet & Ink.
You understand and intend that any photo or information submitted by you to
Snippet & Ink may be available for viewing, rating, review and comment on
by the public, and understand that comments or ratings with which you disagree
or are unhappy about may be published or otherwise become associated with
any photo or information you submit to Snippet & Ink.
By submitting any photo or information to Snippet & Ink, you hereby waive
any privacy expectations that you may have with respect to any such photo or
information submitted by you to Snippet & Ink.
You hereby agree to hold Snippet & Ink and its affiliates, subsidiaries,
licensees sponsors and assigns harmless from and against, and hereby waive any
right to pursue, any claims of any nature arising in connection with the inclusion
in, publication via or display on any Snippet & Ink site, or any other use
authorized under these Terms, of any photo or information submitted to Snippet & Ink by you.
Photos or information submitted by you to the Site shall be the property of
Snippet & Ink, and Snippet & Ink shall have no obligation to preserve,
return or otherwise make available to you or others any photos or information so
Snippet & Ink, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any
person tampering with the entry or voting process, the operation of the Web site,
or otherwise in violation of the rules. Use of bots or other automated processes
to vote or enter is not allowed and may result in disqualification at Snippet & Ink’s discretion. Snippet & Ink further reserves the right to cancel,
terminate, or modify any Contest not capable of completion as planned, including
infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, force
majeure, voter fraud or technical failures of any sort. Snippet & Ink is
not responsible for errors in the administration or fulfillment of this Contest,
including without limitation, mechanical, human, printing, distribution or
production errors, and may modify this Contest based upon such error at its sole
discretion without liability and where circumstances make this unavoidable.
3. Awarding Prizes
Winners are solely responsible for all taxes and/or fees that may be incurred.
All cash winners are required to verify proper and legal picture identification
and Social Security number within 30 days of notification of winning the cash
prize. Winner may forfeit any and all cash winnings if verification cannot or has
not been made within 30 days. Upon proper verification, cash winnings will
be awarded by check, and mailed to winner’s mailing address within seven (7)
Each prizewinner must supply Snippet & Ink with his/her legal name,
mailing address, birth date, daytime and nighttime telephone numbers. In the
case of a cash winner, winner must also supply social security number.
Winners may not request substitutions of prize winnings. The prize is not
transferrable. All winners are solely responsible for any and all taxes and/or fees,
and all such additional costs that may be incurred.
Neither Snippet & Ink, Snippet & Ink sponsors, nor employees of Snippet & Ink or sponsors may be held liable for any warranty, costs, damage,
injury, or any other claims incurred as a result of usage of any winners of a prize
once possession has been taken of the product by winner. Snippet & Ink is
not liable for any loss arising out of or in connection with or resulting from any
contest promoted by Snippet & Ink.
If the specified prize becomes unavailable due to unforeseen circumstances,
Snippet & Ink may at its sole discretion substitute a prize of like or equal
For a list of contest winner names, mail a letter specifying the contest you are
inquiring about and include a self-addressed and prepaid envelope to Snippet & Ink, Attn: Winner List, P.O. Box 651, Larkspur, CA, 94977.
All disputes arising or connected with the Contest shall be governed by California law and will be resolved individually, without resort to class
action exclusively in a state or federal court located in San
Francisco, CA. As permitted by law, any judgments or awards shall be limited
to out of pocket damages (excluding attorneys’ fees), and shall not include any
indirect, punitive or consequential damages.
Except where prohibited: (i) acceptance of the Prize constitutes consent to
use winner’s name, likeness, and winning entry for editorial, advertising, and
publicity purposes, without further compensation; (ii) winner may be required
to sign an affidavit of eligibility and copyright transfer/ liability/ publicity/
permission release. If the winner is deemed to be a minor under the jurisdiction
of his/her residence, the parent or legal guardian must execute the necessary
affidavit and release. Affidavits and releases must be returned within ten (10)
days of attempted notification or an alternate winner may be chosen. Snippet & Ink collects personal information in order to conduct the Contest and may,
for this purpose, disclose such information to third parties, including, but not
limited to, prize suppliers. Entry is conditional on providing this information.
Unless otherwise requested by an entrant, Snippet & Ink may also use
the information for promotional, marketing and publicity purposes. Entrants
should direct any request to access, update or correct information to Snippet & Ink.
Management, employees and families of Snippet & Ink are prohibited from
winning any prizes awarded by Snippet & Ink.
Snippet & Ink reserves the right to alter any rules of any contest at anytime.
If you have any questions or complaints about a Snippet & Ink contest,
please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.