Entry Rules "Reviews"

Entry rules
Participation in the raffle of blOOturtle, hereinafter referred to as operator or organizer, is free of charge and is governed exclusively by these terms and conditions.

Timeframe of the contest
The duration of the competition is limited to one full month. Within this period, users will have the opportunity to participate in the raffle online.

How to enter
To participate in the raffle, only an online review of one of our books is required, either on the respective book page under “Reviews” or on other book platforms. In addition, the participant should ensure that blOOturtle learns from the review, preferably by email at info@blOOturtle.com with the link to the review.

Participation is only possible within the Contest Period outlined in the “Reviews” page. Submissions received after the closing date will not be considered in the draw. Eligibility of individual entries will be at the sole discretion of blOOturtle, for any reason or for no reason, though specific reasons for disqualification may include use of inappropriate language or visuals. blOOturtle is not responsible for and will not consider incomplete or incorrect entries. Entries generated by script, macro, mechanical or other automated means and entries by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Multiple entries received from any person in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.

The entry is free.

The contest is open to everybody who is 18 years of age or older. Employees of blOOturtle Publishing, Sponsor Partners and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, blOOturtle and advertising agencies and members of their immediate family (spouse, parent, sibling or child and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household of such employees, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. The contest is subject to german laws.

Win and handling
The monthly prize is set out monthly on the Reviews page.

The Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing held within 3 weeks of sweepstakes ending date from among all eligible entries received and combined throughout the Contest Period. Odds of winning the Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received throughout the Contest Period.

The winner will be informed through the FB Messenger system and – if indicated – via email. Then the winner has 3 weeks time to inform blOOturtle of its address and email address for the reception of the prize. If the winner doesn’t inform blOOturtle within 3 weeks after 2 times reminder, the entitlement to profit expires.

The winner is responsible of taxing the win.

A change or payment is not eligible.


Cancellation of the contest
blOOturtle Publishing is allowed to cancel the contest at any time without an advance notice or without giving reasons.  

GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final in all respects relating to this contest; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and contest agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the foregoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the contest or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any awarded prize (or portion thereof), including any/all travel/activity related thereto; and (c) to the use of his/her name, address (city and state), voice, performance, photograph, image and/or other likeness for programming, advertising, publicity, trade and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so.

In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses. Released Parties not responsible for any technical problems, malfunctions of any telephone lines, computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof. Released Parties are not responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, undeliverable, destroyed, garbled, postage-due, illegible, inaccurate, delayed or stolen entries or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether typographical, human mechanical, electronic, computer, network, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the contest, the processing of entries or mail, the announcement of the prize or in any contest-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this contest or downloading materials from or use of the website. Sponsor may disqualify anyone from participating in the contest or winning the prize (and void all associated entries) if, in its sole discretion, it determines that such person is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the contest by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor’s representatives. ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, modify or suspend any portion of the contest for any reason, including should any cause corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the contest and, in the event of termination, to determine the potential winner in a random drawing from among all eligible non-suspect entries received and combined up to such time of impairment.

CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with the contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of Germany.

SPONSOR: blOOturtle Publishing, Germany, Vorgebirgsstraße 10, 53332 Bornheim

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