Sweepstakes and Contest Rules and Regulations
Promotion. Occassionally, Felthos Foundry LLC (“Felthos Foundry”), (which owns and operates the gadget blog Gizmos for Geeks as well as others) gives readers and members the opportunity to win prizes as part of contests, sweepstakes and promotions.
The odds of winning typically varies depending on the number of entrants. Any expense not specifically stated as being included in the prize is the sole responsibility of the winner. Felthos Foundry reserves the right to substitute the prize with a similar prize of equal or greater value or with the equivalent cash value. The winner may not transfer or substitute prizes. Federal, state and local taxes, charges and incidental costs, if any, are the sole responsibility of the prize winner.
Use of Entries. All entries become the property of Felthos Foundry and may be featured in future Felthos Foundry advertising and promotions. By entering our contests, entrants agree that Felthos Foundry may use and publish their name and entry in all media and types of advertising and promotion of Felthos Foundry products and services, and may contact each entrant directly with marketing or other information. Entrants further agree that their submitted statements are expressions of their personal belief and opinion.
No Purchase Necessary. No purchase or payment of any money is necessary to enter. A purchase will not improve the chances of winning.
Eligibility. In order to be eligible to win, all participants must be 18 years of age or older, in which participants must be a legal resident of the 50 United States, including Washington, D.C., excluding residents of Puerto Rico, unless otherwise stated. Felthos Foundry employees and their immediate family members are not eligible to participate in this promotion. Prize winners deemed ineligible due to residency, age, or other reason at Felthos Foundry sole discretion will be disqualified, and a new winner will be determined at any time after the promotional period has ended.
Drawings. If the contest or giveaway involves a drawing, the dates will be specified in the article describing said drawing and will be at Felthos Foundry’s sole disretion.
Notification. Felthos Foundry will notify the winner by e-mail and/or U.S. Mail at the address provided no later than thirty (30) days following the selection of the winning entry. Felthos Foundry is not responsible for any delay or failure to receive notification due to inactive email accounts, technical difficulties associated therewith, or winner’s failure to adequately monitor any email account. If needed, the winner must then respond to Felthos Foundry within two (2) days (48 hours). Should the winner fail to respond to Felthos Foundry, Felthos Foundry reserves the right to disqualify that winner and select a new winner.
Conditions of Participation. All entries become the property of Felthos Foundry. By submitting an entry for this promotion, you agree to abide by these rules and any decision Felthos Foundry makes regarding this promotion. Felthos Foundry reserves the right to disqualify and prosecute to the fullest extent permitted by law any participant or winner who, in Felthos Foundry’s reasonable suspicion, tampers with the site, the entry process, violates these rules, or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.
Disclaimer and Limit of Liability. FELTHOS FOUNDRY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FELTHOS FOUNDRY WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, COST, OR INJURY THAT ARISES FROM OR RELATES TO PARTICIPATION IN THIS PROMOTION, OR WINNING OR USE OF A PRIZE. FELTHOS FOUNDRY RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO SUSPEND OR CANCEL THE PROMOTION OR ALTER THE RULES, IF AT ANY TIME A COMPUTER VIRUS, TECHNICAL PROBLEM, OR OTHER UNFORESEEABLE EVENT ALTERS OR CORRUPTS THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROMOTION AS PLANNED. IN NO EVENT SHALL FELTHOS FOUNDRY’S LIABILITY EXCEED THE CASH VALUE OF THE PRIZE(S) TO BE AWARDED IN THIS PROMOTION.
Governing Law. This promotion and the rights and obligations of Felthos Foundry and participants will be governed by and controlled by the laws of the State of Georgia, applicable to contracts made and performed therein without reference to the applicable choice of law provisions. All actions, proceedings or litigation relating hereto will be instituted and prosecuted solely within the State of Georgia, Cobb County. The parties consent to the jurisdiction of the state courts of Georgia and federal court located with such state and county with respect to any action, dispute or other matter pertaining to or arising out of this promotion.