The Signature of All Things / White Flower Farm Sweepstakes
Enter for a chance to win a beautiful plant every month for a year!—delivered to your home direct from White Flower FarmNew York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert, Penguin Books, and White Flower Farm want to bring the gifts of nature into your home.
Elizabeth Gilbert’s New York Times bestselling novel The Signature of All Things is a spellbinding journey into the heart of the natural world through the eyes of Alma Whittaker, a young nineteenth-century woman who becomes a world-renowned botanist.
In honor of this exciting paperback release, we’re offering a sweepstakes for a chance to win a year’s worth of plants from White Flower Farm—a plant for every month!
Official Rules for the The Signature of All Things/White Flower Farm® Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT ENHANCE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.Open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, age 18 or older. How to Enter: 1. To enter The Signature of All Things/White Flower Farm Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”), review these Official Rules and fill out the entry form, including your first and last name, mailing address and email address. By checking the opt-in box on the entry form, you agree to receive emails from Penguin and emails and catalogs from White Flower Farm. Sweepstakes begins May 12, 2014. Entries may be sent in via this website only and must be received no later than July 24, 2014, 11:59:59 PM, Eastern Time. Limit one entry per person. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of receipt of a valid entry will be the computer servers of Penguin Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC. Proof of transmission (screenshots or captures, etc.) does not constitute proof of receipt. 2. Entries are void if they are in whole or in part illegible or incomplete. Penguin Group (USA) LLC and White Flower Farm, Inc. (“Sponsors”) assume no responsibility for late, lost, incomplete, illegible or misdirected entries. 3. Sponsors and their parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies are not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the sender, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to play or participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Sweepstakes. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of being conducted as described in these rules, Sponsors shall have the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized holder of the email account. Winners: 1. From all eligible entries received, one (1) grand prize winner and twenty-five (25) runner-up winners will be chosen in a random drawing held on or about July 31, 2014 by Sponsors, whose decisions concerning all matters related to this Sweepstakes are final and binding. 2. Winners will be notified by email. The odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Prizes: 1. One (1) grand prize winner will receive a “A Plant for Every Month” subscription from White Flower Farm (http://www.whiteflowerfarm.com/80009-product.html) which will run from September 2014 through August 2015. The subscription includes a selection of choice and unusual houseplants for every month of the year, sent in twelve separate shipments by standard delivery to one address only. Included in each delivery will be full instructions for the care of each plant. (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) = $425.00). In addition, the winner will receive a copy of The Signature of All Things, by Elizabeth Gilbert (ARV = $17.00). Total ARV of prize: $442.00. Residents of California and Arizona are not eligible to receive the grand prize. Twenty-five (25) runner-up winners will each receive a copy of The Signature of All Things (ARV = $17.00 each). 2. In the event that there is an insufficient number of eligible entries, Sponsors reserve the right not to award the prizes. Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open to residents of the United States and the District of Columbia, excluding Rhode Island, age 18 or older. Residents of Arizona and California shall not be eligible for the grand prize. Employees of Sponsors and their parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates or other parties in anyway involved in the development, production, or distribution of this Sweepstakes, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Void in Rhode Island and where prohibited by law. All state and local restrictions apply. General: 1. No substitutions, transfers or assignments of prizes allowed. In the event of unavailability, Sponsors may substitute a prize of equal or greater value. 2. All expenses, including taxes (if any), related to receipt and use of prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. 3. Winners may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release (“Affidavit”) and if so, the Affidavit must be completed and returned within fourteen (14) days of notification or winners will forfeit their prize and another winner will be selected. Should the ARV of the prize equal or exceed $600.00, winners shall be required to provide a Social Security Number or a Taxpayer Identification Number to Sponsor for issuance of a 1099 Form. 4. By accepting a prize, winner grants to Sponsors the right to use his/her name, likeness, hometown and biographical information in advertising and promotional materials, including posting on the Sponsors’ website, without further compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law. 5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. By entering this Sweepstakes and/or accepting a prize, entrants release Sponsor, its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, and the agencies of any of them and the authors and/or editors of any books promoted hereby from any and all liability for any loss, harm, injuries, damages, cost or expense arising out of or relating to participation in this Sweepstakes or the acceptance, use or misuse of the prize. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, ATTORNEYS’ FEES OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES. 6. Any dispute arising from this Sweepstakes will be determined according to the laws of the State of New York, without reference to its conflict of law principles, and by entering the entrants consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in New York County and agree that such courts have exclusive jurisdiction over all such disputes. Winner Information: To receive the winner’s name, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by January 31, 2015 to Penguin Books Marketing, 375 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014, Attention: The Signature of All Things/White Flower Farm Winner Information. Sponsors: Penguin Books An imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 375 Hudson Street New York, New York 10014 White Flower Farm, Inc. P.O. Box 50 Litchfield, Connecticut 06759-0050