The Brink Sweepstakes
Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 
 
OPEN ONLY TO ELIGIBLE RESIDENTS OF THE 48 CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO, AS OF THE TIME OF ENTRY, ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD.
 
VOID ALASKA, HAWAII, PUERTO RICO AND ALL JURISDICTIONS OTHER THAN THOSE STATED ABOVE AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
 
  1. Sponsor
Impractical Productions, LLC, 235 Park Ave S, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10003.
 
  1. Eligibility
The Brink Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to individuals who (i) are eighteen years of age or older at the time of entry and (ii) are residents of the forty-eight (48) continental United States or the District of Columbia. Void in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and all jurisdictions other than those stated above and where prohibited or restricted by law. The following individuals are not eligible to enter or win a prize: officers, directors,  employees, agents and representatives of Impractical Productions (“Sponsor”), and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, marketing agencies, and any other parties involved in the administration of the Sweepstakes (Sponsor, collectively with the foregoing, the “Sweepstakes Parties”) and each of the immediate family members of such excluded individuals (i.e., spouses, parents, children, siblings and the “steps” of each) and all persons living in the same household of each. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules (“Official Rules”) and by the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
 
  1. Sweepstakes Entry Period
The entry period for the Sweepstakes starts on June 10, 2019 at 12:00:00 PM (noon) ET and ends on June 17, 2019 at 8:00:00 PM ET (“Entry Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
 
  1. How to Enter
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY AND NO ENTRY FEE, PAYMENT OR PROOF OF PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE.
 
During the Entry Period, visit www.awakenednovel.com/contest, access the online Sweepstakes entry form and submit all requested information, including your full name, phone number, e-mail address, and postal mailing address.
 
Limit one (1) entry per entrant.  Entries generated by script, macro, or other automated means are void.
 
Entrant must be the authorized account holder of the e-mail address used to enter the Sweepstakes.  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 e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. 
 
Compliance with the entry requirements will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.Submissions that violate, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, these entry requirements will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes.
 
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Barnes & Noble, Inc. (“Barnes & Noble”) or HarperCollins Publishers LLC (“HarperCollins”). You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Barnes & Noble or HarperCollins. You agree to release Barnes & Noble and HarperCollins from all claims arising out of, or in connection with, this Sweepstakes.  Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes should be directed to Sponsor and not to Barnes & Noble or HarperCollins.
 
  1. Odds of Winning
Odds of winning depend on number of entries received.
 
6.         Winner Selection and Notification
On or about June 17, 2019, one potential winner will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period.  Sponsor will notify the potential winner on or about June 17, 2019 via the phone number or e-mail address provided on the potential winner’s entry.
 
The potential winner’s right to receive the prize is subject to verification of eligibility, including verification of age and residency.  Sponsor also reserves the right to conduct a background check on any potential winner and his or her travel companion and reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any person and revoke any prize award based on such background check if Sponsor determines in its sole discretion that the award of a prize or prize-related benefits to such person might reflect negatively on Sponsor or any other Sweepstakes Parties or create an unacceptable security risk. If a potential winner is determined to be ineligible, is otherwise disqualified by Sponsor, or does not respond to Sponsor’s first attempted notification within 24 hours, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify that potential winner and, if time permits, select an alternate potential winner from a random drawing of all remaining eligible entries.  If a potential winner is disqualified and there is no time reasonably to select a substitute winner, Sponsor reserves the right not to select a substitute winner and to retain the related prize package.
 
7.         Prizes and Prize Claims
One (1) winner will win a trip for the winner and one guest to New York City, New York to attend a Brink Fan Experience Night in 2019 (exact dates to be determined by Sponsor).  The prize package will consist of roundtrip coach class air transportation for winner and his or her guest from the major U.S. airport nearest to the winner’s home to New York City, New York ((approximate retail value (“ARV”) $2,000), a two (2) night stay in a standard hotel room (one room, double occupancy) (ARV $1,000), and dinner and fun at Dave & Busters with James Murray (ARV $300). Round trip ground transportation will be provided for the winner and his or her guest between the New York airport and the hotel (ARV $100).  If a winner lives within a 250-mile radius of New York City, New York, Sponsor may choose in its sole discretion to arrange ground transportation for the winner and winner’s guest in lieu of air transportation.
 
The total aggregate ARV of the prize package is $3,400. Actual value of the prize depends on air transportation and hotel market conditions at time of fulfillment. Any difference in value between the stated ARV and the actual value of the prize package will not be awarded.
 
The various elements of the prize will be as arranged by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Other restrictions may apply.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the date of the event and dates of travel.  Sponsor will notify winner in the event of a change in itinerary.
 
It is the responsibility of the winner and his or her travel companion to obtain and possess all required travel documents. Sponsor has no responsibility for lost, stolen, misplaced or mutilated tickets and/or travel documents, baggage, flight delays, or any other occurrences beyond its control. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight, travel accommodations, or the event.  Sponsor has no responsibility for a winner’s inability or failure to accept or use any part of the prize as described herein. The winner and his or her travel companion must travel on the same itinerary and must comply with all check-in requirements, including the presentation of a major credit card. Unused components of the prize package have no redeemable cash value. All airline tickets issued in connection with the prize are not eligible for frequent flyer miles or upgrades and cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. Travel must be round-trip. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules and those set forth by the travel prize suppliers, including but not limited to, the airline’s passenger ticket contract, and any other rules or restrictions as may be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor.  FLIGHT TICKETS, GROUND TRANSPORTATION, AND HOTEL RESERVATIONS MUST BE ARRANGED WITH SPONSOR.  ALL TRAVEL RESERVATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AND SPONSOR’S APPROVAL. NO CHANGES ARE PERMITTED ONCE ANY TRAVEL RESERVATIONS HAVE BEEN MADE. ANY CHANGES WILL SUBJECT THE PRIZE TO FORFEITURE. If the winner is unable to use the prize during the time period determined by Sponsor, the winner forfeits the prize in its entirety and if time permits, Sponsor will select a substitute winner at random from among all remaining eligible entries. If a winner is disqualified and there is no time to reasonably select a substitute winner, Sponsor reserves the right not to select a substitute winner and to retain the related prize package. In case of prize forfeiture, no further compensation is due to winner from Sponsor. Winner is responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) at his or her option and hereby acknowledges that the Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance.
 
The right to receive the prize cannot be transferred, assigned or redeemed for cash.  The prize is non-transferable and no cash or other prize substitution is permitted, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. The prize is subject to availability and if the prize or a component of the prize package cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute the prize (or any prize component) with one of comparable or greater retail value.
 
The winner is solely responsible for all federal, state, local, or other applicable taxes associated with the acceptance and use of the prize.  All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specifically provided herein are the responsibility of the winner. 
 
As a condition of receiving the prize, the winner must sign and return any documents requested by Sponsor, including but not limited to, an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability/publicity rights.  Any person traveling as guest of the winner must also execute a liability and publicity release and any other documents Sponsor may require (or if the guest is a minor, the documents must be signed by the minor’s parent or legal guardian).  The winner will be issued an IRS Form 1099 in the amount of the actual retail value of the prize and must provide Sponsor with his/her valid Social Security Number or Taxpayer ID for tax reporting purposes.  Noncompliance with the requirements of this paragraph will result in disqualification of the winner and the forfeiture of all interest in a prize. 
 
8.         Publicity 
Except where prohibited by law, by accepting a prize, the winner hereby grants Sponsor and its licensees a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive and sub-licensable right and license to use, distribute, and publicly display the winner’s name, likeness, voice, statements, and biographical information in any way, at any time, in any and all media, including for use in advertising and marketing, without limitation, without any additional approval or consideration.
 
9.         Limitations of Liability of Sweepstakes Parties
The Sweepstakes Parties assume no liability and are not responsible for, and by entering the Sweepstakes you hereby waive and release the Sweepstakes Parties, Barnes & Noble and HarperCollins from, any actions, claims, damages, losses or injuries of any kind (collectively “Claims”) arising in connection with the Sweepstakes,  the receipt, use or misuse of any prize, and/or participation in any prize-related travel or activity, including without limitation, Claims relating to: (i) the malfunction of any computer, telephone, network, satellite, hardware, software or communications line; (ii) unauthorized human intervention; (iii) incorrect, delayed or inaccurate transmission, winner notifications, prize claims or other information or communications relating to the Sweepstakes, or the failure to capture or transmit any such information; (iv) damage to any person’s computer or mobile device; or (v) any errors in these Official Rules, winner notifications or other announcements or communications relating to the Sweepstakes. In the event of any ambiguity or error(s) in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to clarify or modify these Official Rules however it deems appropriate to correct any such ambiguity or error(s).  If due to an error or for any other reason, more legitimate prize claims are received than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to award only one prize from a random drawing from among all eligible claimants.  In no event will more than the stated number of prizes (i.e., one prize) be awarded.
 
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT A PARTICIPANT, TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND PURSUE ALL OTHER REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.  
 
Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning the prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or any Sweepstakes Parties.
 
10.       Sponsor’s Reservation of Rights
If the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including without limitation, due to a force majeure event or infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, or cancel the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to select a winner from a random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received as of the date of cancellation.  
 
11.       Governing Law 
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, the rights and obligations of entrants and winners, and the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, and the forum and venue for any dispute relating to this Sweepstakes shall be in New York, New York. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. If any provision of these Official Rules is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck, and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.
 
12.       Privacy
Any personally identifiable information collected during an entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes will be collected and used by Sponsor and its designees (i) for the administration and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes, (ii) as otherwise described in these Official Rules, (iii) as set forth in Sponsor’s privacy policy available at www.awakenednovel.com/privacy, and (iv) to send entrants Sponsor newsletters which may be of interest to entrant.
 
To unsubscribe from Sponsor’s commercial e-mail lists, use the unsubscribe link in any commercial e-mail message you receive.
 
Receipt of communications from Sponsor, including the receipt of any commercial e-mail messages, is not a requirement to participate in this Sweepstakes and will not affect your eligibility to win the Sweepstakes.
 
13.       Winner List
For the name of the winner, send an email to awakenednovel@gmail.com with “Brink Sweepstakes Winner List” in the subject line. Requests must be received no later than sixty (60) days after the end of the Entry Period.