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20th Anniversary Giveaway

Official Rules

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, ThriftBooks is holding a swag box giveaway! Anyone who purchases any item of any value from ThriftBooks during the Giveaway Period will be automatically entered into a drawing for a chance to win a swag box. The swag box may include one of six Grand Prize “teal tickets” to visit the ThriftBooks processing center in Phoenix, Arizona with a guest! There is no limit to the number of times you may enter. See the complete giveaway rules below for details.

To enter, simply purchase any item (excluding gift cards) from Thriftbooks.com or using the ThriftBooks mobile app during any Giveaway Period, and you will be automatically entered to win. Twenty swag box winners will be chosen at random from all eligible entries during each entry period described below. During each entry period, two of the twenty swag boxes will include a “teal ticket” that will entitle the winner and a guest to a trip to Phoenix, Arizona (including lodging and airfare) to visit the ThriftBooks processing center!

  • Giveaway Period 1: 12:01 AM Pacific Daylight Time Tuesday June 20, 2023, through 11:59 PM Pacific Daylight Time on Sunday July 16, 2023
  • Giveaway Period 2: 12:01 AM Pacific Daylight Time Tuesday July 18, 2023, through 11:59 PM Pacific Daylight Time on Sunday August 13, 2023
  • Giveaway Period 3: 12:01 AM Pacific Daylight Time Tuesday August 15, 2023, through 11:59 PM Pacific Daylight Time on Sunday September 17, 2023

No purchase is necessary to enter or win. Please visit the ThriftBooks 20th Anniversary Giveaway Official Rules below for complete giveaway details.

Official Rules for the ThriftBooks 20th Anniversary Giveaway (“Official Rules”):

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. EACH ENTRY YOU SUBMIT INCREASES YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING, BUT MAKING A PURCHASE RATHER THAN USING THE ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF ENTRY DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. THIS PROMOTION IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED, ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH, FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, TWITTER, TIK TOK, PINTEREST, OR ANY OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE PROVIDING YOUR INFORMATION TO THRIFT BOOKS GLOBAL LLC AND NOT NECESSARILY TO ANY SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM. THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE WILL BE USED AS SET FORTH IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES.

1. ELIGIBILITY. The ThriftBooks 20th Anniversary Giveaway (“Giveaway”) is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry, except for the following individuals: (a) employees, officers, directors, agents, and representatives of Thrift Books Global LLC (“ThriftBooks”) and its affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, suppliers, advertising, and giveaway agencies (“Excluded Individuals”); (b) the immediate family members (mother, father, sister, brother, child, husband, wife and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) of Excluded Individuals; and (c) persons living in the same household as Excluded Individuals—whether or not they are related. The Giveaway is void where prohibited by law; all applicable federal, state, and local laws apply. If a winner is at least 18, but still considered a minor in his or her jurisdiction of residence, ThriftBooks reserves the right to award the Prize (as defined below) to the winner’s parent or legal guardian, who will be required to fulfill all requirements set forth in these Official Rules.

2. GIVEAWAY PERIOD. The Giveaway is divided into three separate giveaways, with entry periods as follows (each a “Giveaway Period”):

  • Giveaway Period 1:
  • 12:01 AM Pacific Daylight Time Tuesday June 20, 2023, through 11:59 PM Pacific Daylight Time on Sunday July 16, 2023
  • Giveaway Period 2
  • 12:01 AM Pacific Daylight Time Tuesday July 18, 2023, through 11:59 PM Pacific Daylight Time on Sunday August 13, 2023
  • Giveaway Period 3
  • 12:01 AM Pacific Daylight Time Tuesday August 15, 2023, through 11:59 PM Pacific Daylight Time on Sunday September 17, 2023

ThriftBooks maintains the official Giveaway timekeeping device.

3. ENTRY. You may enter the Giveaway by purchasing any item, except a gift card (“qualifying item”) from ThriftBooks during a Giveaway Period or by entering using the alternative method of entry described in Section 3.1. All customers purchasing a qualifying item during a Giveaway Period will be automatically entered to win.

3.1. Alternative Method of Entry. Neatly handprint your complete name and e-mail address on a plain 3” x 5” piece of paper, and mail it to: ThriftBooks 20th Anniversary Giveaway, 18300 Cascade Ave S #150, Tukwila, WA 98188.

All entries must be received or postmarked within the Giveaway Period. No mechanically reproduced entries will be accepted. ThriftBooks assumes no liability for lost, late, incomplete, or misdirected entries.

There is no limit to the number of times you may enter. Each qualifying item purchased from ThriftBooks during a Giveaway Period entitles you to one entry for that Giveaway, except an otherwise qualifying item that is paid for by redemption of any Free Book Credit. Otherwise qualifying items in orders that are cancelled, returned, or refunded for any reason will not qualify for entry into the Giveaway. If any person uses fraudulent methods or otherwise attempts to circumvent the Official Rules, the entries may be disqualified at the sole discretion of ThriftBooks.

By entering the Giveaway, your email address will be added to ThriftBooks’ customer email program; however, you can opt out by clicking the opt-out link in any email.

4. PRIZES. ThriftBooks will give away 20 swag boxes per Giveaway Period. Eighteen of the swag boxes will have an approximate value of $100, and two (2) randomly selected swag boxes in each Giveaway Period will include a teal ticket entitling the recipient of those swag boxes to airfare and lodging and to visit ThriftBooks’ Phoenix, Arizona processing center (collectively, the “Prizes”). The Prize value for swag boxes that include a teal ticket will vary, but the value is estimated to be approximately $2,000. Airfare will include the cost of economy class airline tickets on a commercial airline flying a regular route between any two United States airports. Lodging will include a one-night stay at a Phoenix area hotel. Any cost or expense associated with the acceptance or use of Prizes not specified herein as being awarded, including, but not limited to, federal, state, or local taxes, are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prizes details are at the sole discretion of ThriftBooks. No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of Prizes is permitted, except by ThriftBooks who reserves the right to substitute the Prizes with one of comparable or greater value.

5. ODDS OF WINNING. The odds of winning depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. The Prizes described herein will be awarded.

6. WINNER SELECTION. The “Winner(s)” of the swag box Prizes will be selected from eligible entries in a random drawing. From the pool of swag box Winners, the Winners of the teal ticket prize will be selected by random drawing. ThriftBooks reserves the right (but is not obligated) to verify eligibility qualifications of the potential Winner. The Winner will be required to provide their full name and may be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release.

By entering the Giveaway, the entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and to the decisions of ThriftBooks, which will be final and binding in all respects. ThriftBooks reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void the entries of entrants in violation of these Official Rules or believed to have attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of this Giveaway.

7. WINNER NOTIFICATION. ThriftBooks will ship the Prizes to all Winners at the shipping address used by such Winner for the order that resulted in entry into the Giveaway and/or at the address provided with the Winner’s alternative method of entry. Swag box Winners who are randomly selected as teal ticket Winners will have the teal ticket included in the swag box they receive, and the teal ticket Winners will have ten days to claim their teal ticket Prize by contacting ThriftBooks using the information provided with the teal ticket. Non-compliance with these Official Rules, the potential Winner’s failure to respond claiming the teal ticket Prize within ten days of receipt of the teal ticket, or return of the Prize as non-deliverable, may result in disqualification of the Winner and—at the discretion of ThriftBooks—awarding of the Prize to an alternate Winner.

8. RIGHTS GRANTED BY WINNER. ThriftBooks may use the Winner’s name and likeness in any medium without permission or further compensation, except as prohibited by law. The identity of the Winner may be obtained by sending a self-addressed and stamped envelope within one year of the Giveaway Period to: ThriftBooks 20th Anniversary Giveaway Winner’s List, 18300 Cascade Ave S #150, Tukwila, WA 98188.

9. ENTRY TERMS AND THRIFTBOOKS’ USE. By entering, entrants agree: (1) that ThriftBooks may contact the Winner via email and may use the Winner’s name and likeness; (2) ThriftBooks may store any entrant’s information and may contact entrants in the future regarding ThriftBooks’ promotions or offers; (3) [intentionally omitted]; (4) that entrant will not update, post, or link messages in violation of any third party website terms of use or otherwise violate the rights of any third party; (5) that ThriftBooks, and any social media platform, and each respective entity’s affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, and each of their respective representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, directors, agents, and representatives (collectively the “Indemnified Parties”), shall have no liability and will each be held harmless by entrant or any party claiming through entrant for any claim, action, liability, loss, injury, or damage to entrant or any other person or entity, including, without limitation, personal injury or death to entrant or any other person or damage to personal or real property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use, misuse or non-use of any Prizes, or the participation or non-participation in the Giveaway; (6) that ENTRANTS WAIVE ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM FROM THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, AND ATTORNEYS’ FEES; (7) to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of ThriftBooks, which are final and binding on all matters relating to the Giveaway; (8) to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error in these Official Rules or the Giveaway itself; (9) that ThriftBooks is not responsible for taxes associated with winning a Prize in this giveaway; (10) that Winners may be required to provide certain tax related documents to ThriftBooks as required by law before receiving Prizes; (11) that all participants must abide by the terms of use of any social media platform, all third party agreements that may affect or be affected by participation in this Giveaway, and all applicable law; and (12) that all information submitted to ThriftBooks is subject to the ThriftBooks Privacy Policy available through the following link: https://www.thriftbooks.com/privacypolicy.aspx

10. RIGHT TO CANCEL GIVEAWAY. If for any reason this Giveaway is not capable of being run or implemented as planned (as determined by ThriftBooks in its sole discretion), due to any reason including, but not limited to, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, computer viruses or bugs, or any other cause of any kind, which, in ThriftBooks’ sole judgment, is likely to or actually corrupts, impairs or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Giveaway (including, but not limited to, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or any other cause of any kind), then ThriftBooks reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend all or any part of the Giveaway or to disqualify any implicated entrant and any associated entries. In the event of cancellation or termination, ThriftBooks reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to pick the winner in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the event or action warranting such cancellation or termination.

Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of this Giveaway is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, ThriftBooks reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys’ fees) and other remedies from any such person responsible for the attempt to the fullest extent permitted by law. ThriftBooks reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrants whom ThriftBooks believes have attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Giveaway or is in violation of these Official Rules, and void all associated entries.

11. DISCLAIMER. ThriftBooks is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, damaged, illegible, incomplete, misdirected, delayed, garbled, inaccurate, postage due or undelivered mail, or for telephonic, human, or computer failures, interruptions in service due to system upgrades, repairs, modifications, or other causes, failures or malfunctions of connections, satellite, network, cable, Internet Service Provider (ISP), phones, phone lines or telephone systems, traffic congestion on the internet, technical or mechanical malfunctions, or other malfunctions or errors, whether caused by equipment, programming, human error or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Giveaway, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Giveaway, the processing of entries or electronic mail or the announcement, delivery or use of the Prizes, or for any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Giveaway, or for printing, typographical, computer, network, electronic, mechanical, human or other errors appearing in these Official Rules or other Giveaway-related materials.

12. UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES. The failure of ThriftBooks to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, pandemic, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, action of governmental authorities, or any force majeure event or event outside the control of ThriftBooks, whether in whole or in part, will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules.

13. SEVERABILITY; WAIVER. These Official Rules will be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. If for any reason any provision of these Official Rules is held to be invalid or unenforceable to any extent, then (A) the provision will be interpreted or reformed to the extent reasonably required to render the provision enforceable and consistent with the original intent underlying the provision; (B) the provision will remain in effect to the extent that it is not unenforceable; and (C) the unenforceability of the provision will not affect any other portion of these Official Rules. The failure by ThriftBooks to enforce any of the provisions of these Official Rules will in no way be construed as a waiver of any provision of these Official Rules in any instance.

14. GOVERNING LAW; JURISDICTION; CLASS ACTION WAIVER: This Giveaway is governed by the laws of the State of Washington, USA, without reference to conflicts of laws principles. As a condition of participating in this Giveaway, PARTICIPANT AGREES THAT ANY AND ALL DISPUTES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS GIVEAWAY WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION, EXCLUSIVELY BEFORE THE STATE OR FEDERAL COURTS IN SEATTLE, WASHINGTON.

15. CONTEST SPONSOR: The contest sponsor is Thrift Books Global LLC, 18300 Cascade Ave S #150, Tukwila, WA 98188. Any questions or comments regarding this Giveaway must be directed in writing to ThriftBooks.

Please note: Entrants can enter the Giveaway for free by the Alternate Method of Entry described in Section 3.1 of these Official Rules.

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