HGTV Magazine – Renovation Inc $5000 Sweepstakes

OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR
PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF
WINNING
1. How To Enter: HGTV Magazine Renovation, Inc. $5,000 Sweepstakes (the
“Sweepstakes”): Beginning October 13, 2020, 12:01 AM (ET) through November 17,
2020, at 11:59 PM (ET) (the “Entry Period”), go to www.hgtv.com/renovation on a
computer or wireless device and fill out the entry form. 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 enter 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.
2. Winner Selection: One (1) Winner (the “Winner”) will be selected on or about
November 18, 2020 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.
3. 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.
4. 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 Renovation, Inc.
$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.
5. 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.
6. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of
Columbia, who have reached the age of 18 in their state or territory of residence at time
of entry. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor,
Discovery Communications, LLC, Renovation, Inc., their parents, affiliates and
subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, independent judging
organizations, 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.
7. 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.
1455244073.1560174206-472798342.1549561738.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.
8. 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, Scripps Networks, LLC,
Renovation, Inc., 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, typographical, mechanical or other error in the printing
of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. 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.