OFFICIAL RULES

Please note that the ‘Promotion’ will run under different titles, but all will be subject to the following rules.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

 

1.   CHIME FOR CHANGE SWEEPSTAKES: How To Enter: Beginning March 27th, 2013 at 12:01 AM (ET) through May 14th, 2013 at 11:59 PM (ET), go to chimeforchange.hearstmags.com, and complete and submit the entry form pursuant to the on-screen instructions. Winner Selection: Winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received on or about May 15th, 2013. Drawing will be conducted by Hearst Magazines Consumer Marketing whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. A Canadian winner will be required to correctly answer a mathematical skill testing question as a condition of receiving the prize. Certain titles may require entrants to perform certain tasks as a condition of entry.  Prizes & Approximate Retail Value: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a Chime for Change Concert Package which includes the following prizes (a) two roundtrip business class airfare tickets from major airport nearest winner’s residence to London, England, (b) three night hotel stay in London, England, (c) two VIP tickets to the Chime for Change Concert in London on June 1st, 2013, (d) $2,500 in spending money.  Total ARV of grand prize is $19,000 (actual approximate retail value may vary depending on the cost of travel accommodations and location of winners’ residence). Five (5) Runner-up winners will receive a Chime for Change Gift Bag which includes (a) Chime for Change T-shirt, (c) Chime for Change Tote Bag (d) Gucci Men’s or Women’s Fragrance. Total ARV of runner-up prizes is $1,000.Winner notification: Winners will be notified via phone, e-mail or postal mail at Sponsor’s (as defined below) discretion, on or about May 15th, 2013.  Winners' List: Winner’ name will be posted online at http://www.winnerslist.hearstmags.com on or around June 15th, 2013 for a period of 30 days.

 

2.   ENTRIES: Limit one (1) entry per household and per e-mail address per unique brand presentation for the CHIME FOR CHANGE SWEEPSTAKES (referred to as the “Promotion”) regardless of method of entry. Multiple entries from the same household will be disqualified. Entries using macro, robotic, scrip or other forms of automatic entry will be disqualified. No mechanically reproduced entries permitted. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt. Sponsor is not responsible for late, incomplete, or inaccurate entries. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an online entrant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the e-mail address. The "authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person to whom the e-mail address is assigned by an Internet service provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

 

3.  ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or Canada. Void in Quebec Province and where prohibited by law. Must be 13 years or older at the time of entry. Employees of Sponsor, its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers (and members of their immediate family and/or those living in the same household of each such employee) are not eligible.

4. DONATION: Hearst Magazines will make a donation of $1 for every magazine subscription generated from this promotion to the charitable projects supported by the Chime for Change campaign (referred to as the “Charitable Projects”), up to a total donation amount of $10,000. Funds will be donated directly to the Charitable Projects by Sponsor via www.catapult.org and allocated equally across the Charitable Projects.

5.  CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Entrants must have a valid e-mail address and phone number, and it is entrant's responsibility to update Sponsor of any change in e-mail address and phone number. Expenses not specifically included in prize description and all taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Each prize is awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied, outside of manufacturer's limited warranty. No transfer, assignment, or substitution of a prize permitted, and no cash alternative or substitution will be offered, except Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute for any prize an item of equal or greater value in the event an advertised prize is unavailable. All federal, state, provincial, and local laws and regulations apply. Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Promotion.   Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to vary these Official Rules in any way or at any time, so long as reasonable notice is given.  Sponsor also reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion where required to so for reasons beyond its reasonable control.  Winner (and parent or legal guardian if winner is a minor) will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and, where legally permissible, a Publicity Release within 3 days following the date of first attempted notification. The travel companion of the winner must also execute a Publicity/Liability Release prior to ticketing.  The winner and travel companion must possess required travel documents (e.g. valid photo I.D. or passport) prior to departure.  Once the travel schedule has been arranged, they cannot be altered and failure of the winner to follow such schedule shall not obligate Sponsor in any way to provide the winner with alternate arrangements. If the winner is a minor, the travel companion must be an adult.  Failure to comply with this deadline may result in forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate winner. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Winner hereby further agrees that he/she will sign any documents necessary to transfer copyright of the entry to Sponsor within 3 days following the date of first attempted notification. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use winner's name and/or likeness, voice, biographical material, and/or entry (including an altered form of the entry) for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting a prize, winner agrees to hold Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies, Gucci America, Inc. and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representative agents, successors, assigns, officers, directors, and employees harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the Promotion or acceptance or use of any prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical, or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of the prize.

6.  INTERNET: Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in 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 or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website or any combination thereof. If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in a Promotion if it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices or intending to abuse, threaten, or harass other entrants. Caution: Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any Website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion 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 participant to the fullest extent of the law.

7.  DISPUTES/CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in New York, NY; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys' fees; (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential, or other damages, including without limitation lost profits, may be awarded (collectively, "Special Damages"); and (4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased. New York State law, without reference to New York's choice of law rules, governs the Promotion and all aspects related thereto.

8.  SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Promotion is Hearst Communications, Inc., 300 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019.