Giveaway and Contest Rules

Occasionally, there will be giveaways and contests.
Rules, deadlines and other specifics may vary.
Please check details before entering.

GENERAL GIVEAWAY RULES AND CONDITIONS:
  1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER (I don't sell anything that could possibly improve your chances of winning).
  2. Entries will be accepted until 11:59 pm Eastern Time of the last day of the contest.
  3. Entries will be accepted from U.S. residents who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. NO INTERNATIONAL ENTRIES
  4. Drawing is subject to the national, local, and other laws and regulations in force in the jurisdiction in which the entrant resides. Void where prohibited by law.
  5. One winner will be selected from all eligible entries, through random number selection. Odds of winning depend on eligible entries received.
  6. Winner will be notified by e-mail. Return of prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and selection of alternate winner. If a winner does not respond within five days of the date appearing on the prize notification, or fails to comply with instructions contained in the prize notification within that time, another winner will be randomly selected from remaining eligible entries.
  7. Income taxes or other taxes, if any, on the value of prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.
  8. Winner may be required to provide evidence of identity in connection with claiming prize.
  9. In the event that my computer becomes infected by a computer virus or is otherwise tehcnically impaired, or if the drawing cannot be conducted as planned, the contest may be modified, terminated or suspended.
  10. In the event of early termination, winner will be randomly selected from eligible entries received at time of termination.
  11. By entering and/or by accepting a prize, you agree to release me, and any other person connected with the contest, from liability arising out of your participation, including liability from your receipt, use and/or misuse of a prize, including without limitation claims related to personal injury, death, property damage, or claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy.
  12. No substitution of prize, including cash substitution, except by me. In that case, a prize of greater or equal value will be substituted. Prize is not transferable.
  13. I reserve the right to disqualify any entrant found tampering with the entry process, or with the operation of the drawing, or who violates these official rules. CAUTION: Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage or undermine the legitimate operation of the drawing may be in violation of criminal and civil laws, and will result in disqualification of such entrant. Should such an attempt be made, I reserve the right to seek remedies and damages (including attorney fees) from any such participant to the fullest extent of the law, including criminal prosecution.
  14. I am not responsible for lost, stolen, incomplete, garbled or late entries.
  15. This drawing is governed by the internal laws of the state of New Jersey, United States, without regard to or application of its conflicts of laws rules. The exclusive venue and jurisdiction for any action arising out of or relating to this drawing shall be in a state or federal court of competent jurisdiction situated in New Jersey.
  16. By entering this drawing, you agree to be bound by these rules. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this promotion but in no event attorneys’ fees. You hereby abandon all rights to claim punitive, incidental, and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.
  17. The winner will need to comply with US IRS tax requirements.