DIY – Win a house located in Couer D’ Alene, Idaho valued at $900,000 and $50,000 check by September 11, 2015
DIY NETWORK BLOG CABIN GIVEAWAY 2015
ENDING AT 5:00 p.m. ET on September 11, 2015
1.HOW TO ENTER
Beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on July 27, 2015 until 5:00 p.m. ET on September 11, 2015 , you may enter the DIY Network (“DIY”) DIY Network Blog Cabin Sweepstakes in any of the following ways:
(i) online by visiting the DIY website (www.diynetwork.com) (the “DIY Website”) and completing the online entry form (limit one (1) online entry on the DIY Website, per valid email address, per eligible person per day);
(ii) (ii) online by visiting the HGTV website (www.hgtv.com) (the “HGTV Website” and collectively with the DIY Website, the “Websites”) and completing and submitting the online entry form (limit one (1) online entry on the HGTV Website, per valid email address, per eligible person per day); or
(iii) (iii) via regular mail by hand printing your name, complete address, phone number (including area code), and date of birth either on a postcard or on a separate piece of paper no larger than 8½ x 11 inches, and mailing the postcard or paper in an envelope with the proper postage affixed to: “DIY Network Blog Cabin Giveaway” P.O. Box 51584, Knoxville, TN 37950. Entrants using US mail may enter as often as they wish. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by September 11, 2015, and received by September 18 2015. Limit one (1) entry per envelope. Mechanically reproduced or pre-printed mailing labels or entries generated by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means and entries by any means which subvert the entry process will not be accepted. Incorrect, illegible, corrupt, and incomplete entries are void. These official rules are also available at the Websites or by writing to: “DIY Network Blog Cabin Giveaway” – Rules Request, P.O. Box 53305, Knoxville, TN 37950.
If by reason of a printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available in the prize category in question. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded. You further understand and agree that all rights under Section 1542 of the Civil Code of California (“Section 1542”) and any similar law of any state or territory of the United States that may be applicable with respect to the foregoing release are hereby expressly and forever waived. You acknowledge that Section 1542 provides that: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.” The releases hereunder are intended to apply to all claims not known or suspected to exist with the intent of waiving the effect of laws requiring the intent to release future unknown claims.
This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the U.S. and its territories, possessions and commonwealths who are 21 years of age or older as of July 27, 2015,
Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a background check on any potential Grand Prize Winner (as defined below) and reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any person based on such background check if Sponsor determines in its sole discretion that awarding the prize to such potential Grand Prize Winner might reflect negatively on Sponsor or any of the Participating Parties. By entering, all participants and/or entrants agree to release the Released Parties from and against all claims and damages arising in connection with each entrant’s participation and/or entry in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her receipt or use of any element of the Grand Prize awarded in this Sweepstakes including any injury or harm resulting from or any travel or activity related thereto. Any and all warranties and guarantees with respect to any prize element are subject to the respective manufacturer’s terms. This Sweepstakes is governed by U.S. law and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void outside the U.S. and its territories, possessions, and commonwealths and where prohibited by law.
3.HOW THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER WILL BE DETERMINED GRAND PRIZE
One (1) potential grand prize winner (“Grand Prize Winner”) will be chosen by Sponsor in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the entire Sweepstakes Period on or about September 23, 2015 (the “Grand Prize Drawing”) by Ritway, Inc., an independent judging organization (“Sweepstakes Administrator”). Sponsor anticipates that the potential Grand Prize Winner will be contacted phone on or about October 7, 2015. Sweepstakes Administrator’s decisions with respect to Grand Prize Winner and other matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes shall be final. The Grand Prize Winner will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability and publicity (where permitted), and return same, properly executed and notarized, within five (5) business days of issuance of prize notification. If Sweepstakes Administrator is unable to contact a potential Grand Prize Winner within five (5) business days of the initial attempt to contact, if a potential Grand Prize Winner fails to complete and return all requested forms fully executed and notarized by the specified date or if a potential prize winner fails to comply with the Official Rules or any of Sponsor’s requirements or decisions, his/her place as a potential Grand Prize Winner will be forfeited at Sponsor’s discretion, and an alternate Grand Prize winner shall be selected. The odds of winning the Grand Prize depends upon on the number of eligible entries received for the entire Sweepstakes Period.
Sponsor and Sweepstakes Administrator’s decisions with respect to the Grand Prize Winner and other matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding. By entering into the Sweepstakes, each entrant consents to the use by Sponsor and Participating Parties and their designees of entrant’s name, photograph, likeness, biography, voice, performance and/or video for advertising and promotional purposes including Participating Parties’ content in any and all media (including online announcements) now or hereafter known, throughout the universe in perpetuity without additional compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law. In addition, participants in any of Sponsor’s on-air presentations will be required to sign any agreements and releases designed by Sponsor with respect to their services and performances. The rights include on-location or studio-based on-air camera appearances, footage created when the potential Grand Prize Winner is contacted, and any photographs, videos, or other materials provided by Grand Prize Winner to Sponsor.
Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If, in the Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Sweepstakes, or if computer virus, bug, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical difficulties or other failures compromise, corrupt, or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and void any entries submitted fraudulently, to modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, or to terminate the Sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing to award the prize using all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the termination date. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted on the Website. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the potential Grand Prize Winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Such Authorized account holder will be required to comply with these Official Rules.
One (1) Grand Prize Winner shall win the Grand Prize, which consists of: (i) the home located in Couer D’ Alene, Idaho (the “DIY Network Blog Cabin 2015”) that is featured in the “DIY Network Blog Cabin 2015” special (including home furnishings, fixtures, artwork, and merchandise) (approximate retail value (“ARV”): $900,000 and (ii) Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000) (awarded in the form of a check or electronic funds transfer) courtesy of Quicken Loans. (the “Cash Prize”). Actual value of DIY Network Blog Cabin 2015 depends on market fluctuations. All components (as applicable) of the DIY Network Blog Cabin 2015 will be selected by Sponsor at its sole discretion. The DIY Network Blog Cabin 2015 Home shall be conveyed to the Grand Prize Winner without representations or warranties, express or implied, other than those, if any, provided by the contractor (“Contractor”) whom Sponsor has commissioned to remodel the DIY Network Blog Cabin 2015, and other than any applicable manufacturers’ warranties. Real estate transfer taxes, deed recording charges, closing costs , current and future real estate taxes, title insurance, homeowner’s hazard and liability insurance, and all other taxes, costs, fees, and expenses related to the maintenance of the house shall be the responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner commencing as of the date the Grand Prize Winner accepts the Grand Prize. The Released Parties shall not be responsible for construction delays and condition of title to home shall otherwise be as set forth in the agreement to purchase the DIY Network Blog Cabin 2015. Total ARV of Grand Prize is $950,000.
7.GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS
All costs, taxes, fees, and expenses associated with a prize or the acceptance and use of any element of a prize not specifically addressed above are the sole responsibility of the winner. All federal, state, and local taxes on prize are winner’s responsibility. The Grand Prize Winner will be issued a 1099 tax form for the ARV of the prize. The specifics of all aforementioned elements of any prizes in the Sweepstakes shall be solely determined by Sponsor. Some restrictions may apply. Prizes cannot be transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize, or
portions thereof, with a prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. The Grand Prize will be awarded.
8. DISPUTES / GOVERNING LAW
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these rules, or the rights and obligations of any entrant or the Promotion Entities in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Tennessee without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions which would cause the application or the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Tennessee. Any action or litigation concerning this Agreement shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in Knox County, Tennessee, and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waive all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Promotion, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. You agree to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of Tennessee. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS PROMOTION. YOU (AND YOUR PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS IF YOU ARE A MINOR) HEREBY WAIVE ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY’S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, IDENTIFIABLE PERSONS, OR THIRD PARTY PARTICIPANTS, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.
Beginning on or about October 28, 2015, you may obtain the name of the Grand Prize Winner, either by going to the Websites (www.diynetwork.com and www.hgtv.com) or mailing a self-addressed stamped envelope to: “DIY’s Blog Cabin Winner’s List”, P.O. Box 53305, Knoxville, TN 37950. Requests received after November 20, 2015 will not be honored.
10. SWEEPSTAKES AMINISTRATOR
Ritway, Inc., 1463 E. Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909.
Scripps Networks, LLC d/b/a DIY Network, 9721 Sherrill Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37932.