World Breastfeeding Week Raffle legal disclaimer
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The Raffle is open to readers of the Celebrity Baby Blog who make a donation to La Leche League International via https://donate2lll.org/indexSecure.htm only. Employees, officers, directors,representatives, and immediate family members of the Celebrity Baby Blog are not eligible to participate in this Raffle.
HOW TO ENTER: Donate $5 or more to La Leche League International via https://donate2lll.org/indexSecure.htm and send your emailed receipt to wbwraffle @ celebrity-babies.com as proof of your donation. For each $5 you donate to La Leche League International through https://donate2lll.org/indexSecure.htm, you will receive one "virtual" raffle ticket. Donate $50 and receive a bonus 5 tickets. Donate $100 andreceive a bonus 15 tickets. Do not send money to the Celebrity Baby Blog.
The winner will be selected and notified by September 30, 2006.
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The Celebrity Baby Blog is not responsible for lost or stolenentries. Raffle entries will be disqualified, in the sole discretion ofthe Celebrity Baby Blog, if attempts are made to disrupt the Raffle orcircumvent the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. If theabove occurs, the Celebrity Baby Blog reserves the right to remedy anysuch action, disruption, or circumvention in a manner, determinedsolely by the Celebrity Baby Blog that is fair and equitable to Raffleparticipants. The Raffle Numbers and Prizes are not transferable orassignable and they are not redeemable for cash. All winners areresponsible for the payment of any and all taxes and/or licenses and/orother related local, State, Federal fees that may apply to suchwinnings. Taxes on prizes are solely the responsibility of the winners.The Celebrity Baby Blog reserves the right to replace the advertisedprize(s) with a prize of equal or greater value if the advertisedprize(s) is/are no longer available. The Celebrity Baby Blog will notbe responsible for replacing any lost or stolen elements of any prizepackage. All prizes will be awarded. Odds of winning depend on thenumber of eligible entries received, according to the eligibilityrequirements in this Raffle.
Winners will be selected by random drawing once each month from amongall eligible entries received. Random drawings will be held under thesupervision of Meade Instruments Corporation. All decisions by theCelebrity Baby Blog are final and binding. Winners will be notified bye-mail, telephone or mail, which notification will be determined in thesole discretion of the Celebrity Baby Blog. Each winner may be requiredto provide the Celebrity Baby Blog with proof that he or she is theauthorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with thewinning entry. The "authorized account holder" is defined as thenatural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internetaccess provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g.,business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible forassigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submittede-mail address. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, isineligible, fails to claim a prize, or fails to return a completed andexecuted affidavit and release as required, an alternate winner may beselected. Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of any prizeconstitutes permission for the Celebrity Baby Blog to use the winner’snames, photographs, likenesses, voices, addresses (only city andstate), and testimonials, in print, broadcast, or new media, inperpetuity, in any manner they deem appropriate in connection withpromoting this or any other raffle and/or promotion sponsored by themwithout further compensation.
CONDITIONS: By entering, participants agree to be bound by these complete Official Rules andthe decisions of the Celebrity Baby Blog, which shall be final. All federal, state, and local lawsapply. The Celebrity Baby Blog and its employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, andrepresentatives and their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising, promotion and legaladvisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected,incomplete, illegible, or unintelligible entries; (ii) failed, returned, or misdirected notificationsbased on inaccurate information provided by the winner; or (iii) telephone, electronic, hardware, or softwareprogram, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties resulting from participationin this Raffle of otherwise; (iv) errors in transmission; (v) any condition caused by events beyond thecontrol of the Celebrity Baby Blog that may cause the Raffle to be disrupted or corrupted; (vi) anyinjuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by a prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, oruse of a prize, or from participation in the Raffle; or (vi) any printing or typographical errors in anymaterials associated with the Raffle.
The Raffle shall be construed and governed by, and any and all actions or claims in any way related tothis Raffle are subject to, the federal laws and regulations of the United States , the state laws andregulations of the State of New York , and local laws and regulations of the County of Queens, New York.Any and all actions or claims in any way related to this Raffle shall be filed in the courts of the State ofNew York, County of Queens. By Providing an Entry to this Raffle, you submit to the jurisdiction ofthe courts of the State of New York in the United States for any and all actions or claims in any wayrelated to this Raffle, and expressly agree that such actions or claims are subject to the federal lawsand regulations of the United States, the state laws and regulations of the State of New York, and locallaws and regulations of the County of Queens, New York. The Celebrity Baby Blog may prohibit youfrom participating in the Raffle, if at the sole discretion of the Celebrity Baby Blog, you repeatedlyshow a disregard for the Raffle Official Rules, or act (1) in an unsportsmanlike manner; (2) with an intentto annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other player or a representative of the Celebrity Baby Blog;or (3) in any other disruptive manner.
RELEASES. By participating, entrants agree that the CelebrityBaby Blog, those involved in the development, production,implementation and distribution of this promotion and their respectiveparent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, service providers, andagencies, and their directors, officers, agents, employees, attorneys,and any other person or entity associated with such entities and/orpromotion shall not be liable for any and all claims, damages, lossesor injuries, including any third party claims, arising from or relatingto, in whole or in part, this Raffle, including entry and participationin this Raffle and acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prizes.All entrants further agree that in the event of any third party claims,damages, losses or injuries, arising from or relating to aparticipant’s entry or participation in this Raffle, they willindemnify the Celebrity Baby Blog from any and all such claims,including the attorneys’ fees related thereto. the Celebrity Baby Blogshall not be liable for entries and winner notification responses thatare delayed, lost, misdirected, mis-delivered, marked postage-due,illegible, mutilated, incorrect or incomplete, and such entries will benot be eligible for this Raffle. Any person attempting to defraud or inany way tamper with this Raffle will be ineligible for prizes and maybe prosecuted to the full extent of the law. The Celebrity Baby Blogreserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend thisRaffle should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond their controlcorrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Raffle. TheCelebrity Baby Blog further reserves the right to modify the rules ofthe Raffle in any way or at any time, as long as reasonable notice isgiven. For an Official Winners List or a copy of these Official Rules,email firstname.lastname@example.org Replies will be sent afterthe completion of the Raffle. Winners List requests must be receivedwithin six (6) months of completion of the Raffle.