Harpercollins – Halloween 2018 Books Sweepstakes
HALLOWEEN 2018 BOOKS SWEEPSTAKES – OFFICIAL RULES
This promotion (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by HarperCollins Children’s Books, a division of
HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. (“HarperCollins”), 195 Broadway, New York, New York 10007.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY
To enter, submit the required information in the designated spaces at
https://www.harpercollins.com/childrens/halloween and press “Submit” to complete your entry
(“Entry”). By filling out and submitting this form, you will automatically be entered into the
Sweepstakes. Following successful completion of the foregoing you will see a confirmation message.
This message signifies your Entry has been received for the Sweepstakes. By participating in the
sweepstakes with HarperCollins, you will receive by email special offers from HarperCollins Publishers.
You can unsubscribe from these promotional emails at any time. Multiple entries are automatically
disqualified; only the first entry will be considered.
The Sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the United States eighteen (18) years of age and older
as of October 15, 2018, excluding employees and immediate family members of HarperCollins and its
parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, assigns, advertising, promotional and fulfillment agents, attorneys, and
other representatives and the persons with whom each of the above are domiciled. Offer void outside
the United States and wherever prohibited or restricted by law.
Each entrant in the Sweepstakes must be the rightful holder of the email account submitted at entry.
In the event of a dispute concerning the identity of the holder of the email account, the holder will be
deemed to be the person who owns the email address according to the records of the email service
provider. The email account must be opened prior to the commencement of the Sweepstakes.
The Sweepstakes will commence on OCTOBER 15, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The last entry will be
accepted OCTOBER 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS
Three (3) potential winners will be selected by a random drawing from among the eligible entries.
Potential winners will be chosen by HarperCollins no later than November 6, 2018. Potential winners will
be notified by email and may be required to execute and return an Affidavit or Declaration of Eligibility
and Release (the “Affidavit”). If a potential winner does not respond or return the Affidavit, if requested,
within seven (7) days of delivery the prize will be deemed forfeited and an alternate potential winner
will be chosen.
Three (3) winners will each receive the following books published by HarperCollins:
Lots of Cats (ISBN 9780062675699) Estimated retail value $16.99
Bear’s Spooky Book of Hidden Things (ISBN 9780062570796) Estimated retail value
Five Little Pumpkins Came Back (ISBN 9780062840219) Estimated retail value $6.99
Five Little Pumpkins (ISBN 9780694011773) Estimated retail value $6.99
Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete (ISBN 9780062198709) Estimated retail value $6.99
Fancy Nancy: Nancy’s Ghostly Halloween (ISBN 9780062798275) Estimated retail
It’s Pumpkin Day, Mouse (ISBN 978069401429) Estimated retail value $7.99
Pinkalicious: Pink or Treat (ISBN 9780062187703) Estimated retail value $4.99
Total estimated retail value of each prize pack: $66.92
The prizes will be awarded, provided there are at least three (3) eligible entries. Prizes are non-
transferable and cannot be sold or redeemed for cash. In the event that a prize is unavailable,
HarperCollins reserves the right to substitute a cash payment of equal or greater value. If the actual
value of a prize is less than the stated estimated retail value, the difference will not be awarded.
All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners.
By participating, entrants affirm that they have read these Official Rules, agree to be bound by them and
the selection of the winner, which shall be final, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the
Sweepstakes and/or these Official Rules. Acceptance of prizes constitutes permission to use the winner’s
name, likeness, biography, and prize won for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity without
additional compensation, except where prohibited or restricted by law.
The entrants release, discharge, and hold harmless HarperCollins and its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries,
assigns, attorneys, representatives and agents, including advertising, promotion and fulfillment
agencies, from any and all liability or damages arising from the administration of the Sweepstakes and
the use or misuse of any prize received in this Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, the following:
(i) late, lost, incomplete, delayed, misdirected or unintelligible entries, (ii) any printing, typographical,
administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes, (iii) any damage
to the entrant’s computer, related equipment, data files, and software resulting from entrant’s
downloading of information regarding the Sweepstakes or participation in the Sweepstakes, and
(iv) any personal or other injury resulting from use and enjoyment of the prizes.
HarperCollins may only use the personally identifiable information obtained from the entrants in
HarperCollins reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes
should a virus, bug, computer problem or other causes beyond HarperCollins’s control corrupt the
administration, security or proper operation of the Sweepstakes. HarperCollins may prohibit you from
participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that you are
attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking or
employing other unfair practices or by abusing other entrants or the representatives of HarperCollins.
ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE
OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND, IN SUCH
EVENT, HARPERCOLLINS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PURSUE ITS REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING
COSTS AND ATTORNEY’S FEES) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
Any dispute arising from the Sweepstakes will be determined according to the laws of the State of New
York, without reference to its conflict of laws principles, and the entrants consent to the personal
jurisdiction of the State and Federal Courts located in the State and County of New York over them and
agree that such courts have exclusive jurisdiction over all such disputes.
THE ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND UPON THE NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED.
For the names of the prize winners, e-mail your request to firstname.lastname@example.org no earlier
than November 6, 2018 but no later than May 6, 2019. You may also send a self- addressed stamped
envelope (postage not required from Vermont residents) to Halloween Sweepstakes, HarperCollins
Publishers, 195 Broadway, New York, New York 10007 during the time period above.