How to Enter
No purchase necessary to enter or win. The Sweepstakes entry period begins 10/06/2010 at 12:01 AM Central Daylight Time (CDT) and ends 10/15/2010 at 11:59 PM CDT. To enter, simply “Like” the ZooBorns fan page on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/ZooBorns) and then leave us a comment. Entrants who already “Like” the ZooBorns’ Facebook page need only leave a comment on the ZooBorns’ Facebook fan page during the Sweepstakes entry period. Alternatively, individuals may mail an entry request with the entrant’s full contact information, including e-mail, postmarked by 10/11/10, to ZooBorns LLC, 1037 N. Winchester Ave., ATTN: A. Bleiman, Chicago, IL 60714. All Facebook fan page comment entries must be made by 11:59 PM CDT on 10/15/2010 and all mailed entries must be postmarked on or before 10/11/10. Normal time, toll, connection and usage rates, if any, charged by entrant’s internet service provider will apply. All entries become the property of ZooBorns LLC. By participating, all entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Sweepstakes Rules.
Winner Selection and Prize Details
A single winner will be selected by a random drawing on October 16, 2010, before 11:59M CDT. The prize consists of author-signed copies of both ZooBorns books. There is no cash or other substitute for the prize. The winner will be notified by email and may be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility and a release permitting the sponsor to use the winner’s name to promote the Sweepstakes. The prize will be awarded (sent) within ten (10) business days after sponsor’s receipt of the signed affidavit/release. If the prize is not claimed within thirty days of notification, a new winner will be selected by random drawing within five (5) business days after the 30-day period. Odds of winning dependent on number of eligible contestants participating during the eligible sweepstakes time period. The value of prize may be taxable as income under applicable federal, state and/or local laws. The prize will be awarded and the winner’s name can be obtained by mailing a request to ZooBorns LLC, 1037 N. Winchester Ave., ATTN: A. Bleiman, Chicago, IL 60714. The decisions of ZooBorns LLC are final and binding with respect to all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
Sweepstakes are limited to United States residents only. The Sweepstakes is void anywhere prohibited by law. Employees of ZooBorns LLC and affiliates are ineligible for entry. A person must be 18 to enter. Only one entry per person or Facebook profile is permitted for the duration of the sweepstakes. Entries generated by automated means are void and attempts to complete multiple entries or automate entry input are grounds for immediate disqualification.
Disclaimers and Releases
ZooBorns LLC is not responsible for issues beyond its control ZooBorns LLC shall not be liable for 1) failed, returned or misdirected notifications based on inaccurate information provided by the winner on any entry form, 2) entries or responses to winner notifications which are lost, late, incomplete, unintelligible, postage-due, misdirected, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient due in whole or in part to computer or technical error of any kind, 3) any electronic miscommunications or failures, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit an entrant's ability to participate in the Sweepstakes, 4) any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer on-line system, computer equipment, software, program malfunctions or other failures, delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human, mechanical or technical in nature, or any combination thereof, including, without limitation, any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from downloading any part of this Sweepstakes or 5) any warranty of fitness or merchantability of the prize or the function thereof, which shall be the sole responsibility of the issuer of the prize. ZooBorns LLC does not make any, and hereby disclaims any and all, representations or warranties of any kind regarding the prize.
By entering, an entrant agrees to release and hold harmless ZooBorns LLC and its affiliated entities, and their respective directors, officers, employees, attorneys, agents, and representatives from any damage, injury, death, loss, claim, action, demand, or other liability (collectively, “Claims”) that may arise from their acceptance, possession and/or use of the prize or their participation in the Sweepstakes, or from any misuse of the prize awarded, regardless of whether such Claims existed at the time of entry or arise at any time thereafter. ZooBorns LLC reserves the right to modify these Official Sweepstakes Rules in any way or at any time. ZooBorns LLC reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond their control corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes shall be governed by Illinois law. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree that Illinois courts shall have jurisdiction over any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Sweepstakes and that venue shall be only in Chicago, Illinois.
ZooBorns LLC, 1037 N. Winchester #3, Chicago, IL