GENERAL RULES (“Rules”)
From time to time, we may offer promotions to give away merchandise, often products received from sponsors or other companies whose products our bloggers have used. These “Giveaways” are subject to our general terms, below, and the specific terms posted here. Here are the general terms under which Babble’s Giveaways operate:
- Babble Media, Inc., 1200 Grand Central Ave., Glendale, California 91201 (“Sponsor”), is solely responsible for all aspects of the Giveaways promoted on Babble.com.
- You never need to make a purchase or payment to enter or win any Giveaway.
- Giveaways are void where prohibited or restricted by law and subject to all applicable federal, state, local and municipal laws.
- Giveaway winners are selected at random.
- The odds of winning any Giveaway will depend on the number of eligible entries received.
- A prize will be given away provided there are a sufficient number of eligible entries.
- To be eligible to enter a Giveaway, at the time of entry, you must:  not be a minor (as defined by state of primary residence);  be a legal resident of, and physically located within, the 50 United States or the, District of Columbia;  not be an employee of the Sponsor; its parent, affiliate, subsidiary companies or its advertising or promotion agency involved in the Giveaway. Additional eligibility requirements may be posted in terms for a specific Giveaway.
- In event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Entry, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the Address is registered.
- The winner is responsible for taxes on any prize won; if the value of the prize is greater than $600, the Sponsor will send you a 1099 form reflecting the total value of the prize.
- There is no substitution for any prize, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion a prize of equal or greater value may be substituted Sponsor is not required to replace any lost or stolen prize. The prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. The prizes awarded are subject to Sponsor’s verification of eligibility and compliance with these Rules.
- If you win, your acceptance of any prize gives Sponsor an unconditional right to use your name, address (city and state only), voice, likeness, photograph, biographical and prize information and/or statements about the promotion for any programming, publicity, advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.
- By entering, you agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, its parent, and any subsidiaries, related and affiliated companies of each, and the officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and its assignees of each, from any and all liability for claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including without limitation, death and bodily injury, resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the Entry, selection or use of an Entry or from the awarding, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of any prize; participation in the Giveaway or any Giveaway-related activity or travel or from any interaction with, or downloading of, computer Giveaway information.
- Sponsor does not make any representation, warranty or guarantee, express or implied, relating to the Giveaway or prizes.