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Faithless in Death Sweepstakes

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. OPEN ONLY TO
LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND D.C. WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND OF THE LEGAL
AGE OF MAJORITY AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. U.S. LAW GOVERNS THIS SWEEPSTAKES. VOID WHERE
PROHIBITED.

ELIGIBILITY: The Faithless in Death Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to
persons who as of the date of entry (and, if a winner, as of the date of prize fulfillment) are
a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and who are 18 years of age
or older and of the legal age of majority in the jurisdiction in which he or she resides. We are
sorry for the geographic restrictions, unfortunately it is required for various legal reasons.
Persons who as of the date of entry (and, if a winner, as of the date of prize fulfillment) are
an employee of St. Martin’s Press (“Sponsor”) or any of Sponsor’s Affiliates (as defined in
Section 5), and members of the immediate family or household (whether or not related) of any
such employee, are not eligible. Eligibility determinations will be made by Sponsor in its
discretion and will be final and binding. U.S. law governs this Sweepstakes. Void where
prohibited by law.
HOW TO ENTER: The entry period for the Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time
(ET) on Monday, March 08, 2021 and continues through 11:59 p.m. ET on Sunday, March 21, 2021
(the “Entry Period”). No purchase is necessary. To enter the Sweepstakes, during the Entry
Period, entrants must visit the website located at
https://static.macmillan.com/static/smp/fathless-in-death-sweeps/ (the “Website”) and follow the
on-screen entry instructions. Sponsor may also in its discretion make the online entry form for
the Sweepstakes available via other websites, including websites that are not operated by
Sponsor. Each entrant will be required to fill out an online entry form (which will require the
entrant to submit his or her e-mail address and such other information as Sponsor may require).
There is a limit of one entry per person and per email address. All entries must be
completed and received by Sponsor prior to the conclusion of the Entry Period. Entry times will
be determined using Sponsor’s computer, which will be the official clock for the Sweepstakes.
Normal time rates, if any, charged by the entrant’s Internet or mobile service provider will
apply. All entries are subject to verification at any time. Proof of submission does not
constitute proof of entry. Sponsor will have the right, in its discretion, to require proof of
identity and/or eligibility in a form acceptable to Sponsor (including, without limitation,
government-issued photo identification). Failure to provide such proof to the satisfaction of
Sponsor in a timely manner may result in disqualification.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Following the conclusion of the Entry Period,
5 potential Grand Prize winner(s) and 245 potential First Prize winner(s) will be selected in a
random drawing conducted by Sponsor or its agent from among all eligible entries received during
the Entry Period. The odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received.
The potential winner will be notified by e-mail (sent to the e-mail address provided by the
entrant when entering), or using other contact information provided by the potential winner, in
Sponsor’s discretion. If the initial notification requires a response, the potential winner must
respond to Sponsor’s initial notification attempt within 72 hours. The potential winner is
subject to verification of eligibility and may, in Sponsor’s discretion, be required to
complete, sign and return to Sponsor an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability or an
Affirmation of Eligibility/Release of Liability, as determined by Sponsor, and, if legally
permissible, a Publicity Release and any other documentation provided by Sponsor in connection
with verification of the potential winner’s eligibility and confirmation of the releases and
grant of rights set forth herein (as applicable, “Winner Verification Documents”), within seven
days of attempted delivery of same. The potential winner may also in Sponsor’s discretion be
required to complete and return to Sponsor an IRS Form W-9 within seven days of attempted
delivery of same. If the potential winner cannot be reached or does not respond within 72 hours
of the initial notification attempt or fails to complete, sign, and return any required Winner
Verification Documents or IRS Form W-9 within seven days of attempted delivery of same, or if
the potential winner does not otherwise comply with these Official Rules and/or cannot accept
the prize as awarded for any reason, then the potential winner may be disqualified and an
alternate winner may, at Sponsor’s discretion, be selected from among the remaining eligible
entries as specified in these Official Rules (in which case the foregoing provisions will apply
to such newly-selected entrant).
PRIZE:
5 Grand Prize(s) and 245 First Prize(s) will be offered. Grand Prize: The Grand Prize
consists of a(n) One (1) finished hardcover copy of Faithless in Death by J.D. Robb + J. D. Robb
poster. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $43.99 USD. First
Prize: The First Prize consists of a(n) one (1) J.D. Robb poster. The ARV of the First
Prize is $15.00.
The aggregate ARV of all prizes is $3894.95 USD. The exact value will depend on where the winner
resides and market conditions at the time of prize fulfillment.
All prize details that are not expressly specified in these Official Rules will be determined by
Sponsor in its discretion. The prize will be awarded if properly claimed. No substitution, cash
redemption or transfer of the right to receive the prize is permitted, except in the discretion
of Sponsor, which has the right to substitute the prize or any component of the prize with a
prize or prize component of equal or greater value selected by Sponsor in its discretion. The
prize consists only of the item(s) expressly specified in these Official Rules. All expenses or
costs associated with the acceptance or use of the prize or any component of the prize are the
responsibility of the winner. If a prize component consists of digital content, entrant may need
a compatible reading application to read the content. The prize is awarded “as is” and without
any warranty, except as required by law. In no event will more than the number of prizes stated
in these Official Rules be awarded. All federal, state and local taxes on the value of the prize
are the responsibility of the winner. An IRS form 1099 will be issued if required by law.
RELEASE AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By entering the Sweepstakes, to the fullest extent
permitted by applicable law, each entrant on behalf of himself or herself and anyone who
succeeds to entrant’s rights and responsibilities including without limitation entrant’s heirs,
executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors, assigns, agents, and attorneys,
and with respect to minors entrant’s parents and legal guardians (collectively the “Entrant
Parties”) releases Sponsor, each of Sponsor’s Affiliates, the licensees and licensors other than
Entrant Parties including authors of each of the foregoing, all other companies involved in the
development or operation of the Sweepstakes, the successors and assigns of each of the foregoing
and the directors, officers, employees and agents of each of the foregoing (collectively, the
“Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims and causes of action of any kind that
entrant and/or the Entrant Parties ever had, now have or might in the future have arising out of
or relating to the Sweepstakes, participation in the Sweepstakes, the use of the Website, the
provision, acceptance or use of any prize or any component thereof or any use of the entrant’s
name as permitted pursuant to these Official Rules, including without limitation any and all
claims and causes of action: (a) relating to any personal injury, death or property damage or
loss sustained by any entrant or any other person, (b) based upon any allegation of violation of
the right of privacy or publicity, misappropriation, defamation, or violation of any other
personal or proprietary right, (c) based upon any allegation of infringement of copyright,
trademark, trade dress, patent, trade secrets, moral rights or any intellectual property right,
or (d) or based upon any allegation of a violation of the laws, rules or regulations relating to
personal information and data security. Each entrant on behalf of himself or herself and the
Entrant Parties agrees not to assert any such claim or cause of action against any of the
Released Parties. Each entrant on behalf of himself or herself and the Entrant Parties assumes
the risk of, and all liability for, any injury, loss or damage caused, or claimed to be caused,
by participation in this Sweepstakes, the use of the Website or the provision, acceptance or use
of any prize or any component of any prize. The Released Parties are not responsible for, and
will not have any liability in connection with, any typographical or other error in the printing
of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize. The
Released Parties are not responsible for, and will not have any liability in connection with,
late, lost, delayed, illegible, damaged, corrupted or incomplete entries, incorrect or
inaccurate capture of, damage to, or loss of entries or entry information, or any other human,
mechanical or technical error of any kind relating to the operation of the Website,
communications or attempted communications with any entrant or Entrant Parties, the submission,
collection, storage and/or processing of entries or the administration of the Sweepstakes. The
term “Affiliate” of Sponsor means any entity that directly or indirectly, through one or more
intermediaries, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with Sponsor. The term
“control” means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the
direction of management and policies of an entity, or the ownership, directly or indirectly, of
more than fifty percent (50%) of the equity interests of the entity.
GENERAL RULES: Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to modify these Official
Rules (including without limitation by adjusting any of the dates and/or timeframes stipulated
in these Official Rules) and to cancel, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes at any time in its
discretion, including without limitation if a virus, bug, technical problem, entrant fraud or
misconduct, or other cause beyond the control of the Sponsor corrupts the administration,
integrity, security or proper operation of the Sweepstakes or if for any other reason Sponsor is
not able to conduct the Sweepstakes as planned (including without limitation in the event the
Sweepstakes is interfered with by any fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor
dispute or strike, act of God or of public enemy, communications failure, riot or civil
disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, federal, state or local
law, order or regulation or court order). In the event of termination of the Sweepstakes, a
notice will be posted on the Website and a random drawing will be conducted to award the prize
from among all eligible entries received prior to the time of termination. Sponsor has the
right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify or prohibit from participating in the Sweepstakes
any individual who, in Sponsor’s discretion, Sponsor determines or believes (i) has tampered
with the entry process or has undermined the legitimate operation of the Website or the
Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair practices, (ii) has engaged in
conduct that annoys, abuses, threatens or harasses any other entrant or any representative of
Sponsor or (iii) has attempted or intends to attempt any of the foregoing. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT
TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE
OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT
BE MADE, SPONSOR HAS THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY PERSON
INVOLVED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. The use of agents or automated devices,
programs or methods to submit entries is prohibited and Sponsor has the right, in its sole
discretion, to disqualify any entry that it believes may have been submitted using such an agent
or automated device, program or method. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an
entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the
email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” means the person who
is assigned an email address by an internet provider, online service provider or other
organization (e.g., business, educational institute, etc.) that is responsible for assigning
email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. An entrant may be
required to provide proof (in a form acceptable to Sponsor, including, without limitation,
government-issued photo identification) that he or she is the authorized account holder of the
email address associated with the entry in question. All federal, state and local laws and
regulations apply. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be verified or
returned. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants on behalf of themselves, and to the
extent permitted by law on behalf of the Entrant Parties agree to be bound by these Official
Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. These Official
Rules may not be reprinted or republished in any way without the prior written consent of
Sponsor.
DISPUTES: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant on behalf of himself or herself and
the Entrant Parties agrees that, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, (a) any and
all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or
the provision, acceptance and/or use of any prize or prize component, will be resolved
individually, without resort to any form of class action (Note: Some jurisdictions do not allow
restricting access to class actions. This provision will not apply to entrant if entrant lives
in such a jurisdiction); (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual
out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in
no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any entrant or Entrant Party be
permitted to obtain any award for, and each entrant and Entrant Party hereby waives all rights
to claim, punitive, special, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have
damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than for actual
out-of-pocket expenses. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity,
interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of the
entrants, Entrant Parties and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by,
and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York in the United States of
America without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that
would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.
Any legal proceedings arising out of this Sweepstakes or relating to these Official Rules shall
be instituted only in the federal or state courts located in New York County in the State of New
York, waiving any right to trial by jury, and each entrant and Entrant Party consents to
jurisdiction therein with respect to any legal proceedings or disputes of whatever nature
arising under or relating to these rules or the Sweepstakes. In the event of any conflict
between these Official Rules and any Sweepstakes information provided elsewhere (including but
not limited in advertising or marketing materials), these Official Rules shall prevail.
USE OF INFORMATION:Personal information supplied is subject to applicable data
protection laws and Sponsor’s Privacy Notice at https://us.macmillan.com/privacy-notice. By entering the sweepstakes,
entrants acknowledge that they have read Sponsor’s Privacy Notice and hereby agree to Sponsor’s
collection and use of their personal information in accordance with such laws and Privacy
Notice.
WINNER NAME AND RULES REQUESTS: For the name(s) of the winner(s), which will be
available two weeks after the conclusion of the Entry Period, or a copy of these Official Rules,
send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Faithless in Death Sweepstakes, St. Martin’s Press,
120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271. Winner name requests must be received by Sponsor within six
months after the conclusion of the Entry Period.
SPONSOR: St. Martin’s Press, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271. The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Instagram.
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