Unless otherwise stated in the direct link to the giveaway, the following terms and conditions apply to any giveaways I run in which I personally offer and am responsible for the prize.
By entering, you certify you are 18 years or older and that this giveaway is legal in your state or country of residence. No purchase necessary to win. A purchase will NOT increase your odds of winning. Void where prohibited, illegal, banned, or otherwise considered a bad idea. By entering, you agree to abide by giveaway rules and that all decisions of the contest coordinator are final.
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
Please see individual giveaways for specific and available methods of entry. By entering, you agree you are of legal age to participate as deemed permissible by your locality. Unless otherwise stated, you will required to provide a valid email address in order to claim your prize.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO WIN.
Prizes will be awarded via the email address provided at the time of entry or to the address provided by the winner at the time of contact. Unless otherwise stated, for giveaways in which an international winner is chosen, a gift card will substituted as the prize as shipping out of country is not feasible but I do not wish to exclude international entrants.
CHOOSING A WINNER
For blog comment entry, winners will be chosen by random.org from all qualified entrants. For giveaways offered through Rafflecopter, winners are automatically selected at the close of the giveaway. Unless otherwise stated, for giveaways in which an international winner is chosen, a gift card will substituted as the prize as shipping out of country is not feasible but I do not wish to exclude international entrants.
Winners will be notified via the winning e-mail address. YOU MUST REPLY TO THE WINNING E-MAIL ANNOUNCEMENT WITHIN (7) DAYS in order to receive your prize.
ACCEPTING YOUR PRIZE
When you are notified via your winning email address that you’ve won a prize, YOU MUST REPLY WITHIN (7) DAYS TO ACCEPT YOUR PRIZE. Prizes MUST be claimed within (7) days or they will be forfeited. (NOTE: this does not apply to certificate redemption. Once your gift card has been sent to you, retailer redemption rules and guidelines apply.)
Outside of routine automated delivery of blog posts, e-mail addresses will not be used for anything other than choosing (privately), announcing (your email will not be shown in its entirety if at all), and notifying (via email) winners.