Chinese New Year Sale Book Club Promotion

2020 Chinese New Year Sale – Chinese Book Club Sweepstakes (Library)



Eligibility: The 2020 Chinese New Year Sale – Chinese Book Club Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to representatives of all OverDrive customers (excluding those on the school platform) in the U.S. (excluding Guam, Puerto Rico and all other U.S. and foreign territories and possessions), the District of Columbia (“D.C.”), Canada (excluding the Province of Quebec), and all other territories worldwide who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of entry. If an entrant is a resident of a jurisdiction that deems him/her to be a minor, he/she must obtain parental/legal guardian consent prior to entering or submitting any personally identifiable information. Employees of OverDrive, Inc. (“Sponsor”), their advertising or promotion agencies, those involved in the production, development, implementation or handling of the Sweepstakes, any agents acting for, or on behalf of the above entities, their respective parent companies, officers, directors, subsidiaries, franchisees, affiliates, licensees, service providers, prize suppliers, any other person or entity associated with the Sweepstakes (collectively “Sweepstakes Entities”) and/or members of their immediate families (spouses, children, siblings, parents) and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, whether or not related, are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes.

Sweepstakes Description: This Sweepstakes starts at 08:00:01 a.m. EST on January 25, 2020 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. EST on February 29, 2020 (“Sweepstakes Period”). This Sweepstakes consists of three (3) random drawings for a prize.

How to Enter: To enter the Sweepstakes, prospective entrants must purchase at least one-hundred and fifty dollars ($150 USD) of digital content from the Chinese New Year Content Sale in the OverDrive Marketplace and the Marketplace digital collection used for that purchase will be used for the entry (“Sweepstakes Entry Information”). All required Sweepstakes Entry Information must be completed in full, be accurate and valid. After completing and submitting your Sweepstakes Entry Information you will receive one entry into the Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes Entry”). Sweepstakes Entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. EST on February 29, 2020. Limit one (1) Sweepstakes Entry per digital collection. Sweepstakes Entries in excess of the stated limit will be disqualified. Proof of submitting a Sweepstakes Entry will not be deemed by Sponsor as proof of receipt or entry into the Sweepstakes. Final eligibility for the awarding of the prize is subject to eligibility verification as set forth below.

Sweepstakes Entry By Mail: In addition, participant may enter the Sweepstakes with no purchase necessary.  To enter the Sweepstakes under the Official Rules, participants can mail the required Sweepstakes Entry information (Digital Collection Name, Library Contact Name and Email) to: OverDrive, Inc. Attn: 2020 Chinese New Year Sale – Chinese Book Club Sweepstakes, One OverDrive Way, Cleveland, Ohio 44125 USA.  Maximum of one (1) Sweepstakes Entry per digital collection.  Mail entries must be postmarked by February 29, 2020.  Any attempted form of entry other than as described herein is void.

Prize/Odds of Winning: Three (3) prizes will be awarded.  Each prize consists of the respective winner’s choice of one (1) of the following titles to be made available for one (1) month under the unlimited simultaneous use lending model: 刘慈欣短篇集, 追逐梦想, 晓肚知肠:肠菌的小心思, 南渡北归, 鬼吹灯之圣泉寻踪, or 跟著寶貝兒走.  OverDrive will also provide promotional and social media support for the book club programming to the prize winners.  The prize must be redeemed by September 30, 2020.  Total Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the prize is: two-hundred and fifty dollars ($250.00 USD). Odds of winning the prize depends on the total number of eligible Sweepstakes Entries received. Sweepstakes Entries will not be retained for subsequent sweepstakes drawings. Limit one (1) prize per digital collection. The winner is solely responsible for all costs, incidentals, and any other expenses not specifically mentioned as being included. No cash equivalent for the prize will be available. The prize is not transferable. All federal, state, local, provincial or other taxes arising from participation in the Sweepstakes or award of the prize including, without limitation, income taxes, applicable customs fees are the sole responsibility of the winner. Sponsor is not the guarantor of any prize.

Drawing and Notification of Winner: The potential winners of the Sweepstakes will be randomly selected by the Sponsor in Cleveland, OH from among all eligible Sweepstakes Entries received in a drawing held on or about the next business day after the end date of the Sweepstakes Period. If a Canadian resident is selected as a potential winner, he/she must correctly answer a time-based mathematical skill-testing question administered during a phone call to be eligible for the prize. Potential winners (or, if a resident of a jurisdiction that deems him/her to be a minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) will be notified by email at the email address provided on his/her Sweepstakes Entry  within approximately one (1) week of the date his/her name was randomly selected. If a potential winner does not respond to notification of winning within five (5) days, if he/she is found to be ineligible, he/she cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, and/or his/her prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or if Canadian, he/she cannot correctly answer the time-based mathematical skill-testing question, such potential winner will be disqualified, and an alternate potential winner may be selected (in Sponsor’s sole discretion) from all remaining eligible Sweepstakes Entries received. If a prize winner is a resident of a jurisdiction that deems him/her to be a minor, his/her prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent/legal guardian.

General Conditions: This Sweepstakes is subject to these Official Rules and all federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations (collectively “Rules and Laws”). By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error in the Official Rules, or the Sweepstakes itself, and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by all decisions of the Sponsor, whose decisions are binding and final in all respects. By accepting the prize, winner attests to the authenticity of his/her winning Sweepstakes Entry. Unless provided otherwise by Sponsor’s privacy policy, located at http://www., and where permitted by law, participation and acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and Sweepstakes Entities to use such winner’s first name, last initial, address (city and state), photo, likeness, biographical information, statement and voice for advertising/publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without further notice to or compensation in connection with said Sweepstakes, and Sponsor has the right to modify, edit, adapt, electronically alter, use, assign and/or dispose of such Sweepstakes Entries it sees fit and without any notice or compensation to entrant or any third parties. Any person attempting to defraud or tamper with the Sweepstakes will be subject to prosecution and is thereby ineligible. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as originally planned, Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify the Sweepstakes or any portion(s) thereof. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant who submitted a winning Sweepstakes Entry, the authorized account holder of the email address associated with that Sweepstakes Entry will be deemed the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, service provider or other online organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Said owner must comply with these Official Rules, be the person who completed the act of entering, and, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, may be required to provide proof of ownership of the email account.

Disclaimers:  Sweepstakes Entries that are entered by other than human means or mass Sweepstakes Entries (such as by an automated computer program or any non-human mechanism, entity, or device), or Sweepstakes Entries that are illegible, late, destroyed, lost, misplaced, stolen, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules will be disqualified. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree and acknowledge to be bound by all applicable local, state, provincial and federal Rules and Laws. Entrants waive any rights to claim ambiguity with the Rules and Laws. Sweepstakes Entities shall have no responsibility or liability (including, but not limited to, liability for any property loss, damage, personal injury or death) in connection with: participation in this Sweepstakes (including, but not limited to, human error; incorrect or inaccurate transcription of Sweepstakes Entry Information; acceptance/possession, use/misuse, and/or defects of the prize awarded herein; any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer online system, computer dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, or internet service provider utilized by Sweepstakes; interruption or inability to access Sweepstakes, or any online service via the internet due to hardware or software compatibility problems; any damage to entrant’s (or any third person’s) computer and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of this Sweepstakes; any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects and/or any other errors or malfunctions, (including but not limited to, in the case of Canadian winners, disputes over answers to mathematical skill test questions) even if caused by the negligence of one of the Sweepstakes Entities. By entering, entrants and prize winner further agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities from and against any and all claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting or arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize or participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity. The failure of Sponsor to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsor (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations) or other force majeure event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules.

Disputes: This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the State of Ohio, United States of America, without regard to any conflict of laws principles. Any dispute regarding this Sweepstakes must be brought in the state or federal courts residing in the State of Ohio, USA, and the local laws of Ohio apply to any such action without regard to any conflicts of laws principles.

Official Rules:  The Official Rules will be available on OverDrive’s website and/or as part of the Sweepstakes entry form during the entire Sweepstakes Period. The names of winners may also be posted on OverDrive’s website.

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