HGTV Magazine – Bargain Block $5000 Sweepstakes

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OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND
WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING
How To Enter: HGTV Magazine® Bargain Block $5,000 Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”):
Beginning May 10, 2022 at 12:01 AM (ET) through June 27, 2022 at 11:59 PM (ET) (the “Entry Period”),
go to shop.thehgtvmag.com/bargainblock on a computer or wireless device and complete and submit
the entry form pursuant to the on-screen instructions. Important Notice: You may be charged for visiting
the mobile website in accordance with the terms of your service agreement with your carrier. Please
consult your wireless service provider regarding your pricing plan. You must use a Smartphone device to
participate via your mobile phone. Not all mobile phone providers carry the necessary service to
participate. Check your phone capabilities for specific Internet instructions. If your data usage exceeds
what is allotted by your data plan, you could be subject to additional fees by your carrier. Please contact
your mobile service provider with any questions regarding your bill.
Winner Selection: One (1) Winner (the “Winner”) will be selected on or about July 5, 2022 in a random
drawing from among all eligible entries received. In the event the Sponsor does not receive any eligible
entries, the Sponsor has the right to cancel the Sweepstakes. Drawing will be conducted by HGTV
Magazine, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible
entries received.
Prizes & Approximate Retail Value: One (1) Winner will receive a check for $5,000.00 USD. Total
ARV: $5,000.00 USD. Any difference between the stated ARV and the actual value of the prize will not be
awarded in any form.
Winner Notification: Winner will be notified within one (1) month of the last day of the Sweepstakes, via e-
mail, and/or at Sponsor’s discretion, via phone or postal mail. In the event the Winner doesn’t respond to
Sponsor’s notification or does not accept the prize within five (5) business days of notification, the prize will
be deemed forfeited and an alternate Winner will be selected. In the event that any one or more potential
Winner(s) fails to respond as stated above, declines the prize or fails to provide signed affidavits or releases,
such Winner(s) will be deemed to forfeit the prize and Sponsor will select an alternate Winner(s) from the
remaining eligible entrants. If any alternate(s) similarly fails to respond or declines the prize, Sponsor will
use a reasonable number of attempts, in its discretion, to award the prize(s) to another alternate(s) but if it is
unable to do so, the prize(s) will be finally forfeited and Sponsor shall have no further liability in connection
with this Sweepstakes. List of Winner(s): For the name(s) of the Winner(s), send a separate self-
addressed, stamped envelope to HGTV Magazine Bargain Block $5,000 Sweepstakes Winners’ List, Hearst
Magazine Media, Inc., 300 West 57th Street NY, NY 10019 within two (2) months from the Winner
notification date as specified above.
ENTRIES: Limit one (1) entry per person during the Entry Period. Multiple entries from the same person will
be disqualified. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Proof of submission
does not constitute proof of receipt. If applicable, inaccurate, lost, late, misdirected or incomplete or entry
forms that have been tampered with will be disqualified. Online entrants must have valid email address and
it is entrant’s responsibility to update Sponsor of any change in email address. If there is a dispute as to the
identity of an online entrant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address.
The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by
an internet service provider, online service provider, carrier, or other organization (e.g., business,
educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning the email addresses for the domain associated
with the submitted email address.
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ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who is 18
years of age or more in their state or territory of residence at time of entry. Void in Puerto Rico and where
prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor, its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising
and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers (and members of their immediate family and/or those living
in the same of household of each such employee) are not eligible.
Privacy: In connection with the Promotion entry process, Sponsor will be collecting personal data about
entrants on the Website in accordance with its privacy policy. Please review Sponsor’s privacy policy
located at:
http://subscribe.hearstmags.com/circulation/shared/privacy.html?_ga=2.238067328.1455244073.156017
4206-472798342.1549561738.By participating in the Promotion, you hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection
and usage of your personal information and acknowledge that you have read and accepted Sponsor’s
privacy policy. When you enter at the Website, you may be given the option which will be at entrant’s sole
discretion to consent to receive promotional emails and reminders for upcoming promotions and
information about Sponsor. Consenting to receive such emails is optional and does not have to be agreed
to in order to be eligible to enter the Promotion and does not improve your chances of winning. Except
where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes your consent to Sponsor’s use of your name,
likeness, entry, and state of residence for promotional purposes in any media without further payment or
consideration.
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Expenses not specifically included in prize description and all taxes
are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Each prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee,
either express or implied outside of manufacturer’s limited warranty. No transfer, assignment or
substitution of a prize permitted, except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize for an item of equal
or greater value in the event an advertised prize is unavailable. The Winner is required to comply with any
and all applicable federal, state, provincial, if Canadians are eligible to enter, and local laws, rules and
regulations. All federal, state and local taxes, and any other costs not specifically provided for in these
Official Rules are solely the Winner’s responsibility. If the actual retail value of any Winner’s prize is $600
or more, the Winner must complete a W9 form and supply Sponsor with his/her social security number for
tax purposes. An IRS Form 1099 will be issued in the name of the Winner (or, if a minor, in the name of
the minor) for the actual value of the prizes received. Sponsor shall have no responsibility or obligation to
the Winner or potential Winner who are unable or unavailable to accept or utilize prizes as described
herein. Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor,
which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. Winner (and parent or legal
guardian if Winner is a minor) may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability
Release and where legally permissible a Publicity Release within five (5) business days following the date
of prize acceptance. Failure to comply with this deadline may result in forfeiture of the prize and selection
of an alternate Winner. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification
and selection of an alternate Winner. Winner hereby further agrees that it will sign any documents
necessary to transfer copyright of his/her submitted entry, if applicable, to Sponsor within five (5)
business days following the date of prize acceptance. By entering, Entrant grants permission for Sponsor,
and any of its affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, and prize
suppliers to use the entrant’s submission (including an altered form of the entry), if any, for editorial,
advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. If
images are being submitted to Sponsor as a requirement for entry, Entrants agree that they have all
rights to use the images submitted and to allow Sponsor, any of its affiliates and subsidiaries,
participating advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers to reuse any of the images, without
any liability, for editorial, advertising and promotional purposes. Additionally, acceptance of the prize by
Winner constitutes permission for Sponsor and any affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising
and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers to use Winner’s name and/or likeness and biographical
material for editorial, advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless
prohibited by law. By accepting prize, Winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Discovery
Communications, Inspector Joe, their advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent
companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representative agents, successors, assigns, officers,
directors, and employees for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the
Sweepstakes or acceptance or use of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any printing,
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typographical, mechanical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or
in the announcement of the prize.
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES / INDEMNIFICATION: Each entrant hereby agrees to
indemnify and hold the Sweepstakes entities harmless from and against any and all third party claims,
actions or proceedings of any kind and from any and all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses relating
to or arising out of any breach or alleged breach of any of the warranties, representations or agreements
of entrant hereunder. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and unfettered discretion to disqualify any
entry that it believes contains obscene, offensive or inappropriate content, that does not comply with
these Official Rules or that is not consistent with the spirit or theme of the Sweepstakes. Entries that do
not comply with the above requirements may not be eligible, and, if submitted, may be removed at any
time in Sponsor’s sole discretion. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally
accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which
shall be final and binding in all respects.
INTERNET/MOBILE: Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission,
interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized
access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic,
computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or
failure to receive entry information by Sponsor or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic
congestion on the Internet, at any Web site, or via the mobile phone or any combination thereof. If for any
reason the Internet or mobile phone portion of the program is not capable of running as planned,
including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures,
or any other causes which corrupt of affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper
conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify
or suspend the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received
as of the termination date. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with
the entry process. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes if it determines
that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating,
hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to abuse, threaten or harass other
entrants. Caution: Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any Web site 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 from any such participant to the fullest
extent of the law.
DISPUTES/CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all
disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this or any prize awarded shall be
resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts
situated in New York, NY, (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-
pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special,
consequential or other damages, including without limitation lost profits may be awarded (collectively,
“Special Damages”), and (4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to
have such damages multiplied or increased. New York State law, without reference to New York’s choice
of law rules, governs the Sweepstakes and all aspects related thereto.
SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Hearst Magazine Media Inc. and/or any of its joint
venture partners, 300 W. 57th Street, New York, NY 10019.