Bartleby – Back To School – Win Prepaid Card

bartleby Back to School Sweepstakes
Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility: bartleby Back to School Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of
the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the
time of entry. Employees of Barnes & Noble Education, Inc., Bartleby, HelloWorld, Inc., and their parent
and affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and
household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Promotion is subject to all applicable
federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. Participation constitutes
entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s
decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Winning a prize is
contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. The Promotion consists of a sweepstakes (the
“Sweepstakes”) and a social sweepstakes (the “Social Sweepstakes”).
2. Sponsor: Barnes & Noble Education, Inc., 120 Mountain View Blvd, Basking Ridge, NJ, 07920.
Administrator: HelloWorld, Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075.
3. Timing: The Promotion begins on August 20, 2019 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on
September 30, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”). Administrator’s computer is the official
time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes portion of this Promotion. Twitter, Inc.’s, Facebook, Inc.’s, and
Instagram, LLC’s computers are the official time-keeping devices for the Social Sweepstakes portion of
this Promotion.
4. How to Enter:
i. The Sweepstakes: During the Promotion Period, there are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes, as
outlined below:
a. Online: Visit https://www.bartleby.com/backtoschoolsweepstakes and follow the instructions to
log into your account. If you do not have an account, visit
https://www.bartleby.com/account/registration and follow the instructions to create an account.
Accounts are subject to the listed Terms (https://www.bartleby.com/terms). Then, follow the
instructions to register for the Sweepstakes. You automatically will receive one (1) entry into the
Sweepstakes.
b. Mail In Method: To enter without creating a bartleby account, hand print your name, address,
day and evening phone numbers, email address, and date of birth on a 3″ x 5″ piece of paper and
mail it in an envelope with proper postage to “bartleby Back to School Sweepstakes,” c/o
HelloWorld, Inc., P.O. Box 5025, Department 841825, Kalamazoo, MI 49003-5025. You will
receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit: One (1) entry per envelope. All mail-in entries
must be handwritten and must be postmarked by September 30, 2019 and received by October
7, 2019. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or
returned. Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.
Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, misdirected or
postage-due entries, which will be disqualified.
Limit: You may enter one (1) time per day during the Promotion Period, regardless of method of
entry.
ii. Bonus Entries into the Sweepstakes: During the Promotion Period, there are two (2) ways to
earn bonus entries into the Sweepstakes, as outlined below:
a. Twitter Share: After you register for the Sweepstakes or login, follow the links and instructions to
share this Sweepstakes on Twitter by clicking on the link to tweet the prepopulated message and
you will earn one (1) additional entry into Sweepstakes.
Mail In Method: To earn a bonus entry without creating a bartleby account, hand print your name,
address, day and evening phone numbers, email address, and date of birth on a 3″ x 5″ piece of
paper and mail it in an envelope with proper postage to “bartleby Back to School Sweepstakes –
Twitter,” c/o HelloWorld, Inc., P.O. Box 5025, Department 841825, Kalamazoo, MI 49003-5025.
You will receive one (1) additional entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit: One (1) entry per envelope.
All mail-in entries must be handwritten and must be postmarked by September 30, 2019 and
received by October 7, 2019. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and none will
be acknowledged or returned. Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of
receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible,
illegible, misdirected or postage-due entries, which will be disqualified.
Limit: You may receive one (1) additional Sweepstakes entry per day for either participating in
Twitter Share or sending in a mail-in entry as described above.
b. Submit a Homework Question: After you register for the Sweepstakes or log in, follow the
instructions to ask a homework question on bartleby’s question portal. Once Sponsor provides an
answer to your question, you will earn one (1) additional entry into Sweepstakes.
Mail In Method: To earn bonus entries without creating a bartleby account or asking a question,
hand print your name, address, day and evening phone numbers, email address, and date of
birth on a 3″ x 5″ piece of paper and mail it in an envelope with proper postage to “bartleby Back
to School Sweepstakes – Submit a Question,” c/o HelloWorld, Inc., P.O. Box 5025, Department
841825, Kalamazoo, MI 49003-5025. You will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit:
One (1) entry per envelope. All mail-in entries must be handwritten and must be postmarked by
September 30, 2019 and received by October 7, 2019. All entries become the exclusive property
of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned. Proof of sending or submission will not
be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late,
incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, misdirected or postage-due entries, which will be
disqualified.
Your question and its included content will hereafter be referred to as your submission
(“Submission”). Your Submission may not be indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory,
libelous, contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, disparage Sponsor,
Administrator, or any other person or party, or contain material that is unlawful in any way.
Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Submission that it finds unlawful, or in violation of
these Official Rules, all in its sole discretion. Released Parties (as defined in Section 8, below)
are not responsible for lost, late, unreceived, damaged, incomplete, invalid, un-intelligible,
garbled, delayed or misdirected Submissions or failure to receive Submissions all of which will be
void.
Limit: You may receive up to thirty (30) additional Sweepstakes entries during the Promotion
Period for either asking a question or sending in a mail-in entry as described above.
iii. The Social Sweepstakes: To participate, you will need to have a Twitter, Facebook and/or Instagram
account (each a “Social Account”). Creating each Social Account is free but is subject to the applicable
terms and conditions (http://twitter.com/tos), (https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms) or
(http://instagram.com/about/legal/terms/#).
Posting on Instagram requires a mobile device and therefore message and data rates may apply. If
entering via a mobile device and using your wireless carrier’s network, standard data charges from your
wireless carrier may apply. Your account settings on the Social Account you use to enter must be set to
“unprotected” and/or “public” in order for your Tweets or comments to Sponsor’s posts are viewable by
Sponsor.
During the Promotion Period, there are three (3) ways to enter the Social Sweepstakes, as outlined
below:
a. Via Facebook: Take all of the following actions to receive an entry: (i) visit bartleby’s
Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Bartleby-1250020525076391/; (ii) find Sponsor’s
Social Sweepstakes post (“Post”); and (iii) comment on the Post by posting a selfie on your
campus and telling us what subject you will use bartleby for this school year OR telling us
what subject you could have used bartleby for when you were in school along with the
hashtags #bartlebybts and #sweepstakes. You automatically will receive one (1) entry into
the Social Sweepstakes.
b. Via Instagram: Take all of the following actions to receive an entry: (i) follow
@bartlebysolutions on Instagram; and (ii) post a selfie on your college campus and tell us in
the caption what subject you will use bartleby for this school year OR tell us for what subject
you could have used bartleby when you were in school along with the hashtags #bartlebybts
and #sweepstakes within the original Instagram caption. Instagram stories, or Instagram
posts where the hashtag is included in a comment to the original post, will not be deemed
entries. You automatically will receive one (1) entry into the Social Sweepstakes.
c. Via Twitter: Take all of the following actions to receive an entry: (i) follow @bartlebysolve on
Twitter; and (ii) Tweet a selfie on your college campus and tell us in the caption what subject
you will use bartleby for this school year OR tell us for what subject you could have used
bartleby when you were in school along with the hashtags #bartlebybts and #sweepstakes.
ReTweets or Tweets where the hashtag is included in a reply to the original Tweet will not be
deemed entries. You automatically will receive one (1) entry into the Social Sweepstakes.
Your Tweet/post and its included content will hereafter be referred to as your submission
(“Social Submission”). Your Social Submission must be your original work. If you include the
names or likenesses of other individuals, you must have their permission to be included and
to grant the rights set forth in Section 5. If requested, entrant must be able to provide such
permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor. Your Social Submission may not be indecent,
obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, libelous, contain material that violates or infringes
another’s rights, disparage Sponsor, Administrator, or any other person or party, or contain
material that is unlawful in any way. The Social Submission must not contain brand names or
trademarks other than those owned by Sponsor, which entrant has a limited license to use to
incorporate in his/her Social Submission. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Social
Submission that it finds unlawful, or in violation of these Official Rules, all in its sole
discretion. Released Parties (as defined in Section 8, below) are not responsible for lost, late,
unreceived, damaged, incomplete, invalid, un-intelligible, garbled, delayed or misdirected
Social Submissions or failure to receive Social Submissions due to limitation of third-party
social network platforms all of which will be void.
Limit: You may receive up to three (3) entries into the Social Sweepstakes for any
combination of methods of entry during the Promotion Period. Each Social Submission must
be unique to qualify as an entry.
Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or Social Account. Any attempt by
any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses,
Social Accounts, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries
and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will
result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration or play, the authorized account
holder of the email address used to register for the Twitter, Facebook or Instagram account used to
participate, will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person
assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization
responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address or of the
Twitter, Facebook or Instagram account as provided by Twitter, Facebook or Instagram (depending on
method of entry). Potential winners may be required to show proof of being authorized account holders.
5. Sponsor’s Use of Social Submissions: Tweeting/Posting a Social Submission constitutes entrant’s
consent to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce,
modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such submissions in whole or in part, on a
worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or
later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes. If requested, entrant will sign any
documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights
entrant is granting to use the Social Submission.
6. Prize Drawings: Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the
administration and operation of the Promotion and the selection of the potential winners are final and
binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Sweepstakes: Administrator will randomly select the
potential Sweepstakes winners from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period, on or
around October 10, 2019. The potential winners will be notified by email, mail or phone. Social
Sweepstakes: Administrator will randomly select the potential Social Sweepstakes winner, from all eligible
entries into the Social Sweepstakes on or around October 10, 2019. The potential winner will be notified
via the Social Account used to enter the Social Sweepstakes. The potential Grand and First Prize winner
(or parent/legal guardian if winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to sign and
return a Declaration of Compliance, Liability Waiver and where not prohibited a Publicity Release
(“Declaration”) which must be received by Administrator, within five (5) days of the date notice or
attempted notice is sent, in order to claim the prize. The potential Second Prize winner will be notified by
Sponsor via the social platform he/she used to enter the Social Sweepstakes and will be required to
provide his/her name, mailing address, and date of birth to confirm eligibility and for prize fulfillment
purposes within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent into order to claim the prize. If
a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the Declaration or provide any
other requested information within the required time period (if applicable), or the prize is returned as
undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize. Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance
with these Official Rules. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will
award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible
entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded.
Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled within approximately 8-10 weeks after the
conclusion of the Promotion.
7. Prizes:
Sweepstakes Prizes: ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: A $1,500 Visa® Prepaid Card. Approximate Retail Value
(“ARV”): $1,500. ONE (1) FIRST PRIZE: A $1,000 Visa® Prepaid Card. ARV: $1,000. Odds of winning a
Sweepstakes Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes during the
Promotion Period.
Card is issued by The Bancorp Bank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. Use your
Visa Prepaid card anywhere Visa debit cards are accepted in the United States and U.S. Territories. The
card may not be used at any merchant, including internet and mail or telephone order merchants, outside
of the United States and U.S. Territories. Winners of this prize will receive an email from
notification@prepaiddigitalsolutions.com that prompts them to select either a physical or virtual Visa
Prepaid Card.
Social Sweepstakes Prize: ONE (1) SECOND PRIZE: A Back to School package which contains
portable speaker, Bluetooth headphones, 1-year subscription to Spotify, TI 84 Calculator, and a portable
charger. ARV: $500. Odds of winning the Social Sweepstakes Prize depend on the number of eligible
entries received for the Social Sweepstakes during the Promotion Period.
By using the Spotify card/PIN, you accept the following conditions:
1. This PIN is redeemable for full price standalone Premium subscription months purchased directly
from spotify.com only and cannot be redeemed for discounted or group subscriptions (more on
eligibility at www.spotify.com/gift-card).
2. This PIN cannot be redeemed for cash or credit and cannot be returned or resold (except where
required by law).
3. In order to redeem the PIN, you must have or register for a Spotify account and you must be 13+
and reside in the US to register.
4. This is a single-use PIN: the full face-value for an individual account is deducted at redemption
and no incremental redemption or credit is permitted.
5. Spotify is not responsible for any loss or damage resulting from lost, stolen, or fraudulently
obtained PINs or use without permission.
6. Full Terms and Conditions governing Spotify gift PINs are found at www.spotify.com/gift-card.
7. The Spotify Service is governed by the Spotify Terms and Conditions, which can be found at
www.spotify.com/legal/end-user-agreement.
8. This PIN is provided by Spotify USA Inc.
For assistance, see https://support.spotify.com/us/.
For All Prizes: Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at
the Sponsor’s sole discretion. The actual value of electronic prizes is subject to price fluctuations in the
consumer marketplace based on, among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is
estimated for purposes of these Official Rules and the date the prize is awarded or redeemed. Sponsor
reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should
become unavailable for any reason. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize
receipt and/or use. Limit: One (1) Sweepstakes or Social Sweepstakes prize per person.
8. Release: By receipt of any prize, winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Bartleby,
Twitter, Inc., Instagram LLC, Facebook, Inc., Administrator, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates,
suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective
parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the
“Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal
injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, or claims based on publicity rights, defamation, and/or
invasion of privacy, arising out of participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
9. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes each winner’s consent to
Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown
and state (“Winner Information”) for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further
payment, approvals or consideration. Each winner accepts and acknowledges that Sponsor shall not be
obligated to use his/her Winner Information and that Sponsor in its sole discretion shall have the right to
refrain from using such Winner Information. Sponsor shall not incur any liability whatsoever to the extent
Sponsor chooses to refrain from any exploitation of its rights herein.
10. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Promotion, or
any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper
functioning of the Promotion, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor, in
its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the
date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole
discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of
the Promotion or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an
unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the
legitimate operation of the Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an
attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent
permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a
waiver of that provision.
11. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate
information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming
associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to
malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3)
unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human
error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; (5) late, lost,
undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be
caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt or
use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously
deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the
Promotion, if it is possible. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that
production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of
prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to
award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible
prize claims.
12. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes
of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved
individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court
for the Eastern District of Michigan (Southern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in
Oakland County, Michigan; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-
pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion, but in no event attorneys’
fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby
waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other
damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied
or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and
enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in
connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the
State of Michigan without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of
Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other
than the State of Michigan.
13. Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to Administrator’s
Privacy Policy http://www.helloworld.com/privacy-policy and Sponsor’s Privacy Policy
https://www.bartleby.com/privacy.
14. Winner List: For a winner list, visit https://bit.ly/31c7XX5. The winner list will be posted after winner
confirmation is complete.
© 2019 HelloWorld, Inc. All rights reserved.
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter,
Inc., Instagram, LLC or Facebook, Inc.