Midwest Living – Fall Getaways Sweepstakes

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OFFICIAL RULES
Void outside the 50 United States, District of Columbia and where prohibited. Do not
proceed to enter if you are not at least 21 years of age and a legal resident of, and located
within, one of the 50 United States, or the District of Columbia, at the time of entry. By
participating, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the
Sponsor, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this sweepstakes.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Fall Getaways Sweepstakes begins at 12:00am ET on
August 23, 2019 and ends at 11:59pm ET on October 18, 2019.
SPONSOR: Meredith Corporation, 1816 Locust St., Des Moines, Iowa.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit
www.midwestliving.com/fallgetaways and follow the instructions provided to submit a
completed online entry form to receive one (1) entry. There is no cost to enter. Entries
generated by script, macro or other automated means or practices, or by any means which
subvert the entry process will be void. All entries must be submitted by 11:59pm ET on
October 18, 2019 to be eligible. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not
be returned.
LIMIT: One (1) entry per person and per email address, per day. Entries received from any
person or email address in excess of the stated limitation will be void. You may only use
one (1) email address to enter this Sweepstakes.
ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the
District of Columbia, 21 years of age or older. Employees of Sponsor, and any other
organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support,
advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes and each of their respective parents, agents,
affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate family
members (regardless of where they reside) or household members, whether or not related,
are not eligible to enter or win. “Immediate family members” shall mean spouses, parents,
step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, and their respective spouses.
“Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three
months per year.
WINNER SELECTION/DRAWING: On or about November 10, 2019, Sponsor will
conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received throughout the
Sweepstakes Period to select one (1) potential winner. Odds of winning depend upon the
number of eligible entries received.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winner will be notified via email and/or mail and
will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, IRS W9 form, and
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Release of Liability/Publicity within ten (10) days of date of notification or an alternate
winner may be selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. If
such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize notification
is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact potential winner or potential
winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at
Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner may be selected.
PRIZE (1): A check in the amount of $2,000. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) is
$2,000. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied
by Sponsor. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash,
but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize (or portion thereof)
with one of comparable or greater value. Winner is responsible for all applicable federal,
state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize
acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. All prize details are at
Sponsor’s sole discretion.
PRIVACY: When you enter the Sweepstakes, we collect personally identifying
information about you, including your name, complete mailing address, and email address.
Your information will not be sold or rented to third parties. Entrants must fully complete
and submit all non-optional data requested on the entry form to be eligible. Incomplete
entries are void. Entrants will be given the option to receive commercial e-mails from
Sponsor and participating third parties, including but not limited to Visit Champaign
County, Vacation Okoboji, Cadillac Area Visitors Bureau, Coldwater Country Conference
& Visitors Bureau, South Haven VanBuren County Convention and Visitors Bureau,
Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council, Clay County Tourism, St Jo CVB, Springfield
Missouri Convention & Visitors Bureau, South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks; however, such
emails are optional. Certain individual e-mail opt-in options available will provide entrants
with the opportunity to receive commercial e-mails from more than one third-party.
Eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant’s consent to
receive e-mails and such consent will not affect entrant’s chances of winning. For more
information about how Sponsor uses the information you provide, see Sponsor’s privacy
policy at http://www.meredith.com/privacy.html. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO SHARE
YOUR INFORMATION, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this
Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action
arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved
individually, without resort to any form of class action; and exclusively by final and
binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at a
AAA regional office in New York, NY; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the
interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon
such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no
circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all
rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages including attorney’s fees or
any other damages, other than for entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs
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associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and entrant further waives all rights to
have damages multiplied or increased.
RELEASES: By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release Sponsor, and
any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize
support, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes and each of their respective
parents, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and prize
suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and
employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns
(collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or
damage arising in any manner, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation
in this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance, use or misuse of the prize.
OTHER: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged,
inaccurate, stolen, undelivered, garbled or misdirected entries or registrations; or for lost,
interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or
other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer,
satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled,
delayed or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions,
failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human,
mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to
or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties
which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing
of entries, the announcement of the prize, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials.
Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information,
whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking or by any equipment or programming
associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for
injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from
participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with
the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of these Official
Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or
modify this Sweepstakes if the Sweepstakes is compromised by virus, technical corruption,
non-authorized human intervention, or any other causes which, in the sole discretion of the
Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, proper play or integrity of
the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation or termination, Sponsor reserves the right to
select the potential winner in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect
entries received prior to date of cancellation or termination. In the event of a dispute
regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the
e-mail account associated with the entry and he/she must comply with these Official Rules.
The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by
the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization
responsible for assigning email addresses. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO
DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE
OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND
CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL
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DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK
DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM
ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Except where prohibited by law, entry constitutes permission to use each entrant’s name,
hometown (city and state), voice, biographical information, likeness, photograph and any
statements regarding this Sweepstakes in all media now known or hereafter discovered, for
any purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market or
advertise, the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or
attribution, notification or payment from or to entrant or any person or entity, worldwide,
in perpetuity, or on a winner’s list, if applicable. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable
U. S. federal, state and local laws and regulations. Winner will be issued an IRS 1099 tax
form in the amount of the prize retail value as stated herein.
WINNER’S NAME: For the name of the winner, available after December 10, 2019 send
a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Winner’s Name, Fall Getaways
Sweepstakes 2019, Attn: Caroline Macomber, Re: Fall Getaways, Midwest Living 225
Liberty Street 8th
Floor, New York, NY 10281.