Terms and Conditions of Giveaway
ThyroidChange Gives Back: Comment to Win, "Hypothyroidism, Health & Happiness," by Steven F. Hotze, MD.
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. As such, please direct any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion to ThyroidChange. You understand that you are providing your information to ThyroidChange with regard to this promotion, as well as to Facebook when you post.
Promotion Period: The promotion begins at the time of posting on January 27, 2014, the point at which a question is posted by ThyroidChange (see ‘To enter’ below) and ends at 12:00 a.m. EST on February 1, 2014 (the “Promotion Period”). Facebook clock is the official timekeeper of this sweepstakes. Entries received outside of the Promotion Period will be disqualified.
To Enter: Access Facebook.com during the Promotion Period. Look for a question or comment posted by ThyroidChange on its Facebook page at the start of the Promotion Period. The post will include a set of abbreviated rules regarding this sweepstakes. Each person who responds to the post with a comment (click on the word COMMENT directly below the post to respond) will be entered in the sweepstakes for a chance to win. Clicking on the word ‘Like’ below the post (otherwise known as “liking” the post) does not count as a comment, and will not count as an entry into the sweepstakes. You must have a valid Facebook account and a valid email address to enter this sweepstakes. Limit one (1) entry per person/Facebook ID and per email address, regardless of whether more than one person uses the same Facebook ID or email address. In case of a dispute as to the identity of the winner who enters, entry will be declared by the registered user (meeting eligibility criteria) of the Facebook ID or email account, and if a prize is won, it will be awarded to that registered user. Entries that are incomplete or that contain errors, trademarks/logos, copyrighted images or inappropriate/derogatory/defamatory images, language, nudity or profanity will be disqualified.
FIVE (5) potential winners will receive one (1) copy of, "Hypothyroidism, Health & Happiness," by Steven F. Hotze, MD.
All winners are potential winners until verified. Awarded product(s) will be determined at random by ThyroidChange. No cash substitutes are allowed. All applicable taxes and any other expenses or incidentals associated with any prize are solely the winner’s responsibility. No prize substitutions or transfers are permitted, except in ThyroidChange’s sole discretion; prizes may not be assigned prior to being awarded to winners. Winner Selection/Notification: A random drawing from among all eligible entries will be conducted on or about February 1, 2014. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received at the time of the drawing. An entrant may only win one (1) prize throughout the Promotion Period. ThyroidChange will announce the winning comment, using winner’s Facebook ID, on its Facebook brand page on February 1, 2014. At that time, potential winner will have to direct message the brand within 24 hours of the announcement, at which time ThyroidChange will work with potential winner to get their contact information to get their prize to them. Winner will need to provide a street address and phone. If a potential winner cannot be contacted within forty-eight (48) hours after the first attempt to make contact, the potential winner will be deemed to be ineligible and disqualified. In such event, Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner at random from all eligible entries received. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants accept and agree to these rules and the decision of the judges, which shall be final. Return of any prize or notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. By submitting an entry, a winner agrees to allow use of his or her name, likeness and/or biographical information, as well as, written entry for promotional purposes (including posting on this Web site), except where prohibited.
Eligibility: ThyroidChange volunteers and the families of ThyroidChange, Facebook, their affiliates, subsidiaries, promotion and advertising agencies. ThyroidChange, Facebook, their affiliated companies, representatives, agents or employees are not responsible for, and shall be indemnified by the prize winner against, any claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind resulting from acceptance, use, misuse, possession, or loss of the prize. Subject to all federal, state and local laws. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
Release Of Liability & Publicity: All prize winners consent to the use of their names, photographs, likenesses and limited biographical information and written entry for publicity, blogging or advertising purposes without further compensation, where permitted by law. All entrants release ThyroidChange, Facebook, and each of its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, employees, and all others associated with the development and execution of this Sweepstakes, from any and all liability with respect to, or in any way arising from, this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance or use of the prize, including liability for personal injury, damages, death or monetary loss. ThyroidChange and Facebook assumes no responsibility for any injury, loss or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to, or resulting from, entering or downloading any information or software in connection with this Sweepstakes. ThyroidChange, Facebook and its agents are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the user, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes, or by any human or other errors that may occur in connection with this Sweepstakes.
Other Conditions: ThyroidChange assumes no responsibility for computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions or other errors, failures of any kinds, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. ThyroidChange reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend this sweepstakes, in its entirety or in part should virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes beyond ThyroidChange’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the sweepstakes. ThyroidChange is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the sweepstakes by a technical or human errors which may occur in the processing of the entries in the sweepstakes. ThyroidChange reserves the right to withdraw the transmission of this sweepstakes at any time and award the Prize from among eligible entries received prior to the date of the withdrawal. ThyroidChange reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the game or web-site or to be acting in violation of the Rules. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY FEES) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
Winner List: Prize winner(s) will be posted at Facebook.com/ThyroidChange
This offer may not be published elsewhere without the written permission of Sponsor. Sponsor: ThyroidChange, Inc