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OFFICIAL RULES



GEORGE R. R. MARTIN BOX SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

IMPORTANT: Please read these Official Rules before entering the GEORGE R. R. MARTIN BOX SWEEPSTAKES (the “Sweepstakes”), presented by RANDOM HOUSE PUBLISHING GROUP, a division of Penguin Random House LLC (“Sponsor”). By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules.  These Official Rules shall govern in the event of any inconsistency with other Sweepstakes-related materials.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

ELIGIBILITY:  The Sweepstakes is open to residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. All federal, state, and local regulations apply. LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED. Employees of Sponsor, Home Box Office, Inc. and each of its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, and agencies, and their immediate family members and persons living in their household are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes.

ENTRY PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins at 8 AM (EST) on OCTOBER 10, 2016, and ends at 8 AM (EST) on NOVEMBER 15, 2015.

HOW TO ENTER:  Online entry only. Enter by completing and submitting the entry form as instructed at LINK.

In the event of a dispute, entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address used for entry. Automated entries are prohibited, and any use of automated devices will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry of information by entrants; lost or late entries or transmissions; interrupted or unavailable network, server, or other connections; scrambled transmissions or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, or electronic, technical malfunctions of any computer hardware, software, or any combinations thereof; or problems associated with any virus or any other damage caused to entrants’ systems. Incomplete or illegible entries will be voided. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of being conducted as described in these rules, Sponsor shall have the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.

 

PRIVACY POLICY: All information submitted in connection with entry to this Sweepstakes shall be governed by Sponsor’s privacy policy (at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/privacy/). By entering this Sweepstakes, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to this privacy policy.

 

PRIZE:   

ONE (I) Grand Prize Winner will receive (i) VALYRIAN STEEL HOUND’S HELM; and (ii) VALYRIAN STEEL LANNISTER’S SHIELD.  (Grand Prize Approximate Retail Value: $550)

ONE (I) SECOND PLACE Winner will each receive DARK HORSE DAENERYS AND DROGON LIMITED EDITION STATUE.  (Runner-Up Prize Approximate Retail Value: $425)

ONE (I) THIRD PLACE Winner will each receive (i) DARK HORSE ARYA STARK LIIMITED EDITION STATUE (Runner-Up Prize Approximate Retail Value: $225)

No transfer or cash or other substitution of all or part of a prize is permitted, except by Sponsor, which reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute the prize or prize component with another of comparable or greater value. Any and all taxes on the prize will be the responsibility of the winners. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any delays, damage in the delivery of the prize, and/or loss of any prize in connection with delivery of the prize via mail.  In the event that there is an insufficient number of eligible entries, Sponsor reserves the right not to award the prizes.

 

WINNER SELECTION:  ONE (I)  Grand Prize Winner and ONE (I) SECOND PLACE WINNER AND ONE (I) THIRD PLACE WINNER will be selected in a random drawing on or about NOVEMBER 15, 2016 from all eligible entries received by the entry deadline. The odds of winning depend on how many eligible entries have been received. Winners will be notified via email and must respond to email notification within ten (10) days of receipt. Winners may also be required to complete, execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release. Noncompliance with these conditions may result in forfeiture of the Prize, and Sponsor reserves the right to select alternate winners (in random drawing from other eligible entries received before the deadline) in such circumstance. If winner notification of the Prize is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor may, at its discretion, select an alternate winner.

 

DISCLAIMERS:  By competing in this Sweepstakes and/or accepting the prize, entrants agree that Sponsor, Home Box Office, Inc. and each of its respective parent companies, assigns, subsidiaries and affiliates, and advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies and all of their respective employees, officers and directors will have no liability whatsoever, and will be held harmless by entrants for any liability for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind to person and property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the acceptance, possession, misuse, or use of the prizes, or participation in this Sweepstakes. By accepting a prize, each Winner consents to the use of his/her name for publicity and promotional purposes on behalf of Sponsor with no additional compensation or further permission (except where prohibited by law). 

 

Any dispute arising from this Sweepstakes will be determined according to the laws of the State of New York, without reference to its conflict of law principles, and by entering the entrants consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in New York County and agree that such courts have exclusive jurisdiction over all such disputes.

 

WINNERS LIST:  For a list of the Winners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by MAY 15, 2017 to JO ROBERTS, RANDOM HOUSE PUBLISHING GROUP, Attn: GEORGE R. R. MARTIN BOX SWEEPSTAKES, 1745 BROADWAY, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, 10019.

 

SPONSOR:  RANDOM HOUSE PUBLISHING GROUP, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 1745 BROADWAY, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, 10019.