ELIGIBILITY: This offer is open to any legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including D.C.) who are at least eighteen (18) years or older (19 in AL/NE) at the time of entry. One entry per person. All employees, agents, and contractors of GoodNewsForPets.com as well as their immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible to enter or participate. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. MANY WILL ENTER, ONE PERSON WILL WIN. ODDS DEPEND ON THE NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED.
REGISTRATION PERIOD: The Goodnewsforpets.com Charmed by the Love Contest begins on August 13, 2020 Noon Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) and ends August 27, 2020 (the “Contest Period”) at Midnight Eastern Standard Time (“EST”). After all entries are received, a winner will be drawn to receive the Sleepypod Go Bag, a Goodnewsforpets.com Elena Kreigner designed Heart-Paw Charm and a choice of a copy of the ACVB’s “Decoding Your Dog” or “Decoding Your Cat.” In addition, Sleepypod is also providing a Go Bag to the rescue or shelter of the winner’s choice. In addition, Goodnewsforpets will make a $100 personal donation on behalf of the winner to the same local shelter or rescue. The shelter or rescue will also be featured on Goodnewsforpets.com.
All requested information on the entry form must be completed to enter. By entering the Contest, all Entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules of this Drawing. No Entries will be acknowledged or returned to the Entrant under any circumstance. (b) By entering the Contest, you irrevocably agree to allow GoodNewsforPets.com and Germinder & Associates, Inc. to reference your name, story and/or photo or video and to use your name, image, likeness, and voice recordings in all media anywhere throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional permission or compensation unless prohibited by law, that the posting of his/her Entry on the Sponsor Site and the display of it on the Site will not violate the intellectual property rights or rights of publicity or rights of privacy of any third parties or otherwise breach any provision of any applicable law or regulation; (4) that his/her Entry and the posting of it on the Site complies fully and completely with all of the terms of the Goodnewsforpets.com Site, in their entirety; (5) that Sponsor has his/her irrevocable permission for the posting of his/her name, use of his/her name and reference to his/her Video, Photo and/or Story on the Sponsor Website, and use and posting of his/her image, likeness and speech provided by him/her to Sponsor in any manner in connection with the Contest without any compensation or limitation in perpetuity, regardless of whether his/her Entry is a winning Entry; and (6) that he/she has obtained irrevocable full and informed consent of any third party whose image, likeness and speech. (d) By entering the Contest, Entrant agrees to indemnify and hold Sponsor, its affiliates and its respective parents, subsidiaries, directors, officers, shareholders, employees, and agents harmless from any and all losses, damages (including but not limited to punitive damages and reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses), rights, claims and actions of any kind arising out of any breach or falsity of Entrant’s representations made in entering into this Contest, including without limitation those set forth in these Official Rules and in the Entry. (e) Only fully completed Entries are eligible. All Entries submitted in compliance with these Official Rules shall be hereinafter referred to as “Eligible Entries”.
PRIZES: The prizes for each promotion are as follows:
- A Goodnewsforpets Elena Kreigner designed sterling silver Heart-Paw Clasp Charm
- Choice of an ACVB “Decoding Your Cat” or “Decoding Your Dog” Book
- Partner Prize(s) (As Described in Each Promotion)
- A $100 donation (doubled from $50 due to the pandemic) to be made by Goodnewsforpets to the shelter or rescue of the winner’s choice
The series of 10 contest promotions with 20 winners (10 winners and 10 winning shelters) will end in 2020 due to the pandemic. The contest promotions will end no later than November 30, 2020.
- A final drawing no later than December 31, 2020 as follows will be held for a Grand Prize Winner from 20 winners (10 winners plus 10 shelters) to receive:
- Elena Kreigner designed Goodnewsforpets.com Heart-Paw Earrings
- A collection of products valued at up to $500 including items featuring the grand prize winner’s favorite breed or pet
- A $2,000 donation to be made to the shelter or rescue of the winner’s choice
- This shelter or rescue will also be featured on Goodnewsforpets.com
PRIZE WINNER NOTIFICATION: The official GOODNEWSFORPETS.COM contact(s) representing the winner will be notified by email or social media provided by the Entrant and requested to respond within 24 hours. If the finalists do not respond within 24 hours then another winner is selected. The finalists must prove eligibility, including, without limitation, proof of age and residence upon notification as the potential Prize Winners. In the event of non-compliance by a potential Prize Winner, such potential Prize Winner shall be disqualified and all privileges otherwise due as a Prize Winner shall be terminated and an alternative potential Prize Winner may be awarded the Prize in the Sponsor’s sole discretion.
GENERAL PRIZE TERMS: Odds of winning will depend on the number of entries. All costs and expenses not specifically listed above, including, without limitation, sale or use tax, shipping and handling charges to be incurred in connection with redemption of the Prize are solely Winner’s responsibility. Upon Entry into the Contest, Winner (as well as all other Entrants) are required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state 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. The Sponsor shall have no responsibility or obligation to the Winner or potential Winners who are unable to accept or utilize Prize as described herein.
GENERAL TERMS: Noncompliance with any of these Official Rules may result in disqualification. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY A PRIZE WINNER OR ANY BEHAVIOR BY A PRIZE WINNER THAT WILL BRING SUCH PRIZE WINNER OR SPONSOR INTO DISREPUTE (IN SPONSOR ENTITIES’ SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH PRIZE WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS A PRIZE WINNER AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS A PRIZE WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate Entry information whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Contest or by any human error, which may occur in the processing of the Entries in this Contest. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or servers on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, or any incomplete, lost, late, delayed, misdirected or garbled Entries or failure to receive Entries, including, without limitation, any injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or uploading or downloading any materials or software or attempts to participate in or upload or download materials or software related to this Contest.
Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest, or in the announcement of the Prize and the Prize Winner. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, or is disrupted or corrupted, including, without limitation, by strikes, acts of war or terrorism, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical or system failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest or for any reason Sponsor deems it necessary, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest or to determine the Prize Winner in its sole discretion. All interpretations of these Official Rules and decisions by Sponsor are final.
No software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other online or text message Entries are permitted. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it suspects or finds: (i) to have used a software –generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated online or text message Entry; (ii) to have tampered with the Entry process or the operation of this Contest; (iii) to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; (iv) to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person; or (v) to have provided inaccurate information on any legal documents submitted in connection with this Contest. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST 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 INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. THE MISSOURI COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE CONTEST AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI SHALL GOVERN THE CONTEST. EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THESE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMITS TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS. INDEMNIFICATION: By entering, Entrants and Prize Winner agree to hold harmless and indemnify officers, directors, partners, members, shareholders, employees and agents of Sponsor, and each of its respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, “Sponsor Entities”) from and against any and all liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described), with respect to or arising out of either (i) Entrant’s participation in the Contest, including, without limitation, the breach or violation of Entrant’s representations and warranties concerning his or her Story and/or Photo; and/or (ii) the receipt, redemption or use of the Prize awarded in the Contest. Entrants agree to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against Sponsor Entities, further covenant not to sue Sponsor Entities and hereby acknowledge that neither Sponsor nor any Sponsor Entity has made or is in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prize.. Where permitted by law, in consideration for being awarded a Prize, Winners hereby agree and consent, without further authorization, compensation or remuneration of any kind, to the use of their names and/or likenesses in any and all advertising, promotions and other publicity conducted by Sponsor.
Goodnewsforpets.com is sponsoring this promotion. Goodnewsforpets.com is a registered trademark of Germinder + Associates, Inc. Goodnewsforpets is solely responsible for shipping the prizes and making the donations upon validation of the entries.
This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Instagram. Participants are providing information to GoodnewsforPets.com and not to Facebook or any other company. By entering you agree to completely release Facebook and any other company that may be supplying a prize for promotional purposes, of any liability associated or connected with this contest.