It's Read2Go's first birthday, and we are celebrating by giving away five FREE versions of the popular accessible ereader app! For five days, starting July 30 through August 3, 2012, we will randomly select one lucky winner at the end of each day (5PM Pacific Time) to win a free Read2Go app! How do you enter?
1. Follow @Bookshare on Twitter
You must follow @Bookshare before you enter.
2. Tweet what book you would like to read with Read2Go with the following introduction, “I want to win #Read2Go from @Bookshare so I can read…”
For example: I want to win #Read2Go from @Bookshare so I can read Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling!
Multiple entries are allowed, and you can submit a new entry at the start of the each day. Daily prizes will be selected for entries from that day only. Don't forget to include “I want to win #Read2Go from @Bookshare so I can read…” in your tweets.
About this offer:
Contest ends on August 3, 2012. We’ll pick one winner at random per day, and contact the winner by DM on Twitter.
Bookshare and Read2Go Twitter Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: Bookshare and Read2Go Twitter Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 9:00:01 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on July 30, 2012 and ends at 5:00:00 PM (“PT”) on August 3, 2012 (the “Sweepstakes Period. ELIGIBILITY: Bookshare and Read2Go Twitter Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to Bookshare members, either Individual or Organizational Members, and parents, guardians, teachers of Bookshare members, age 18 or older at the time of entry, who have a Twitter.com account and follow Bookshare on Twitter. Void outside the US, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam, and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of Benetech (the "Sponsor”) and its officers, directors, agents, representatives, licensees, partners, associates, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”), and the immediate family members of each of the foregoing, and/or those living in the same household of each of the foregoing, are not eligible to enter. Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
ENTRY: To be eligible visit http://twitter.com/bookshare and follow @bookshare. To enter you must Tweet a message with words “I want to win #Read2Go from @Bookshare”. Tweets must be received between 9:00:01 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on July 30, 2012 and ends at 5:00:00 PM (“PT”) on August 3, 2012. If a Tweet is more than one post in length it will be considered as one entry with the first post considered the entry. Participating Tweets must contain the hash tag #Read2Go in order to be eligible. Due to the privacy settings of individual participants, not all Tweets may be viewable by all @Bookshare followers. Any Tweets using the tag #Read2Go tweeted by @bookshare will not be counted as an eligible Tweet and therefore will not be included the entry pool. The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to determining eligibility of Tweets.
PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS: There will be five (5) prizes available to be won. Each Prize includes a Read2Go app. ARV of each prize: $19.99. The Total “ARV” of all prizes being offered: $99.95. All prize details are at the Sponsor's sole discretion. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
RANDOM DRAWING/NOTIFICATION: Five (5) potential prize winners (“Potential Winners”) will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible Entries received during each Sweepstakes Entry Period. Drawings will be held at the end of each day from July 30, 2012 to August 3, 2012 (the “Drawing Date”). The drawing will take place under the supervision of the Sponsor whose decisions are final. The potential winners will be notified by a direct message to the Potential Winner’s Twitter Account, and/or telephone and requested to confirm their email and mailing address within 48 hours via return email. Prize will be sent via email with a promotion code that will allow the winner to download Read2Go at no charge within 2 weeks of winner being verified.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner's parent or legal guardian. If prize notification is returned as undeliverable or if a selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, then that winner will be disqualified and the corresponding prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected in a separate random drawing. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Prizes are non-assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Any other incidental expenses of prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.
Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, home state, likeness, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
Winner acknowledges that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents DO NOT MAKE, NOR ARE IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE THE QUALITY, CONDITIONS, FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY OF ANY ASPECT OF THE PRIZE BEING OFFERED EXCEPT THAT EACH MERCHANDISE PRIZE SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ITS MANUFACTURER’S STANDARD WARRANTY (IF ANY) AND THAT ALL PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS IS.”
GENERAL: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, and entrants agree to release, defend, and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities and Twitter from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize. By participating in the promotion, each entrant releases and agrees to indemnify Sweepstakes Entities and hold it harmless from and against any and all costs, claims, damages, (including, without limitation, any special, incidental or consequential damages), or any other injury, whether due to negligence or otherwise, to person(s) or property (including, without limitation, death or violation of any personal rights, such as violation of right of publicity/privacy, libel, or slander), due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the promotion, or arising out of participation in any promotion-related or prize-related activity, or the receipt, enjoyment, participation in, use or misuse, of any promotion or prize- related activity, whether hosted by Sponsor or a third party. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. Sponsor, Facebook, Inc., and each of their respective affiliate companies, parents, subsidiaries, officers, directors, and agents are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, 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 of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent judging organization, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from this Sweepstakes any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THE CONTEST OR BOOKSHARE WEB SITES OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW GOVERNING LAW.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: This Sweepstakes shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, regardless of principles of conflicts of laws that may require the application of the laws of another jurisdiction. Any action or litigation concerning this Agreement shall take place exclusively in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California or the Superior Court of the County of Santa Clara, and each entrant expressly consents to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waives all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. Each entrant agrees to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of California. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES. ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY’S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE. DISPUTES: BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY) NOT TO EXCEED FIFTY DOLLARS ($50.00), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS’ FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES NOT TO EXCEED FIFTY DOLLARS ($50.00), AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND (4) ENTRANTS’ REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY) AND ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. \
OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see www.bookshare.org or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by August 3, 2012, to: The Bookshare and Read2Go Twitter Sweepstakes, Official Rules Request, 480 S. California Ave. Suite 201, Palo Alto, CA 94306.
WINNER CONFIRMATION: For a written confirmation of the five (5) winners send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than August 3, 2012), to: “Bookshare and Read2Go Twitter Sweepstakes”, Winner Confirmation Request, 480 S. California Ave. Suite 201, Palo Alto, CA 94306.
OFFICIAL SPONSOR: Benetech, the nonprofit organization that operates Bookshare, 480 S. California Ave. Suite 201, Palo Alto, CA 94306.
IMPORTANT: This Promotion is not in any manner sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Twitter. Following http://twitter.com/bookshare on Twitter does not constitute an entry into the Promotion.
TWITTER® is a registered trademark of Twitter, Inc. Void outside the US, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam, and wherever else prohibited.
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