Home > Terms & Conditions – York Antiquarian Book Seminar Prize Draw
The Prize Draw is open to residents of the United Kingdom excluding (a) anyone connected in a professional capacity with the Prize Draw and that person’s immediate family members, and (b) employees and contractors of AbeBooks Europe GmbH ("AbeBooks") and its affiliates and of the Prize Provider(s) (defined below). Entrants must be aged 18 years or older. Entrants are not required to be customers of AbeBooks.
Entry implies acceptance of these terms and conditions (and any amendments to them) which are final and binding in all respects. AbeBooks reserves the right to disqualify any entrant from the Prize Draw if, in its sole judgement, the entrant has not complied with these terms and conditions, has tampered with the operation of the Prize Draw, or has engaged in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to AbeBooks, the Prize Draw, or any other entrant.
There are two prizes to be won (each "Prize"), consisting of:
(a) (a) One admission ticket for each winner to the York Antiquarian Book Seminar ("Event") to be held at The Bar Convent, 17 Blosson Street, York YO24 1AQ, UK ("Venue") from September 15, 2014 to September 17, 2014;
1. The winner is solely responsible for all ancillary expenses associated with the Prize, and their attendance at the Event, including travel to and from the Event, accommodation and the cost of food or drink purchased.
2. The winner may be required to produce photographic ID in order to attend the Event.
3. The Prize carries no cash value and may not be transferred or substituted, except that AbeBooks may, at its sole discretion, substitute the Prize won with a prize of equal or greater value. Any unclaimed Prize remains the property of AbeBooks.
The Prize Draw opens to entries on April 1, 2014 and closes at 23.59 GMT on April 30, 2014 ("Prize Draw Period").
To enter, entrants must complete the following sentence "The secret of successful rare bookselling is..." and submit their name, e-mail address, mailing address and phone number to AbeBooks via firstname.lastname@example.org within the Prize Draw Period.
AbeBooks will only accept entries that are completed and submitted in the format designated. Incomplete entries will not be accepted. Duplicate entries are not permitted and will be disregarded. Proof of electronic submission will not be accepted as proof of receipt.
AbeBooks will, in its sole discretion, select the Prize winners at random. The winners will be notified by e-mail within three (3) days of the end of the Prize Draw Period. The winners will have 48 hours from the time of notification to respond to AbeBooks and confirm acceptance of the Prize.
If a selected winner (or any substitute winner) is ineligible, cannot be reached, or fails to claim the Prize within 48 hours of notification, that winner (or substitute winner) will forfeit the Prize and it will be awarded to a substitute winner.
This process is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Non winners will not be notified. The name of the winners and their county of residence will be provided on receipt of a written request sent to email@example.com within 30 days of the end of the Prize Draw Period.
By entering the Prize Draw you consent to AbeBooks passing your details to the Prize Provider and any relevant third party for the purpose of contacting you in the event you are a winner.
By accepting the Prize, entrants consent to the use of their name, county of residence, likeness and/or Prize information for promotional and other purposes without further payment, except where prohibited by law. A winner may be required to participate in AbeBooks’ reasonable marketing and promotional activities and by entering into the Prize Draw you consent to participate in such activities in the event that you are a winner.