Find Me Sweepstakes

Find Me Sweepstakes
OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS
SWEEPSTAKES. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES, D.C. AND
CANADA (EXCLUDING QUEBEC) WHO ARE 13 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF
ENTRY. U.S. LAW GOVERNS THIS SWEEPSTAKES. VOID IN QUEBEC AND WHERE PROHIBITED.
1. ELIGIBILITY: The Find Me Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to persons who
as of the date of entry (and, if a winner, as of the date of prize fulfillment) are a legal
resident of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia or Canada (excluding Quebec)
and who are 13 years of age or older. We are sorry for the geographic restrictions,
unfortunately it is required for various legal reasons. Persons who as of the date of entry
(and, if a winner, as of the date of prize fulfillment) are an employee of Farrar, Straus,
and Giroux (“Sponsor”) or any of Sponsor’s Affiliates (as defined in Section 7), and
members of the immediate family or household (whether or not related) of any such
employee, are not eligible. Eligibility determinations will be made by Sponsor in its
discretion and will be final and binding. U.S. law governs this Sweepstakes. Void in
Quebec and where prohibited by law.
2. HOW TO ENTER: The entry period for the Sweepstakes begins at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
(ET) on September 27, 2019 and continues through 11:59 p.m. ET on October 2, 2019
(the “Entry Period”). No purchase is necessary. Any entrant who is under 18 years of age
or otherwise under the legal age of majority in the jurisdiction in which the entrant
resides (a “Minor”) must obtain permission to enter from his or her parent or legal
guardian, and the agreement of the parent or legal guardian to these Official Rules, prior
to entry. Entrants may enter the Sweepstakes via Instagram. To enter the Sweepstakes
via Instagram, during the Entry Period, entrants must make an Instagram comment on
an Instagram post sent from Sponsor’s @fsgbooks Instagram account that is identified
as being part of the Sweepstakes entry process (i.e., an Instagram post indicating that by
making a comment on the post, the entrant will have the opportunity to enter the
Sweepstakes). To be eligible, the entrant must “follow” Sponsor’s @fsgbooks and
@picador Instagram account. Each Instagram comment must comply with all terms and
conditions and technical requirements of Instagram, including without limitation the
Terms of Use and the Community Guidelines. Entrants are prohibited from inaccurately
tagging content or encouraging other Instagram users to inaccurately tag content in any
Instagram comment or post. General Entry Terms and Conditions: An Instagram
comment that is submitted for purposes of Sweepstakes entry is referred to in these
Official Rules as a “Submission.” Submitting a Submission during the Entry Period
constitutes acknowledgement of and consent to these Official Rules. Each Submission
must comply with all of the submission guidelines set forth in this Section 2 and in
Section 3 below. Each Submission may be submitted only once. If a particular
Submission is submitted more than once, Sponsor will have the right to disqualify all

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entrants who submitted the duplicative Submission. There is a limit of one entry per
person, regardless of the method of entry used. All entries must be completed and
received by Sponsor prior to the conclusion of the Entry Period. Entry times will be
determined by the timestamp attributed to the entrant’s Submission by the social
media platform used by the entrant to enter. The entrant must be the registered user of
the social media account used to submit the Submission. Normal time rates, if any,
charged by the entrant’s Internet or mobile service provider will apply. All entries are
subject to verification at any time. Proof of submission does not constitute proof of
entry. Sponsor will have the right, in its discretion, to require proof of identity and/or
eligibility in a form acceptable to Sponsor (including, without limitation, government-
issued photo identification). Failure to provide such proof to the satisfaction of Sponsor
in a timely manner may result in disqualification. The entrant must be able to receive
private messages from the social media account used by the entrant to enter the
Sweepstakes (i.e., an Instagram Direct message) from the time of submission through
sixty days after the end of the Entry Period to enable Sponsor to communicate with
potential winners.
3. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Each Submission must comply with the following guidelines:
(a) the Submission must be original and have been created solely by the entrant; (b) the
entrant must own the copyright in the Submission; (c) the Submission must not
previously have been submitted in connection with any sweepstakes or contest,
published for commercial purposes or won any award; (d) the Submission must be
truthful and accurate; (e) if the Submission identifies, depicts, contains or otherwise
uses any Personality Rights (as defined below) of any person (except for the entrant and
if entrant is a Minor, his or her parent or legal guardian, or any author or subject of a
book promoted in this Sweepstakes, or any person identified in Sponsor’s social media
communications relating to this Sweepstakes), the entrant must have prior to
submitting the Submission obtained written consent from such person (or his or her
parent or legal guardian, if the person is a Minor) to the use of such person’s Personality
Rights, as applicable, in the Submission and the use by the Licensees (as defined in
Section 6) of the Submission including such person’s Personality Rights, as applicable, as
permitted pursuant to these Official Rules; (f) the Submission must not contain any
email address, mailing address, phone number, social security number, or, except as
permitted in clause (e) directly above, other personally identifying information of any
person; (g) the Submission must not include any brand name, trademark or logo of any
entity (other than brand names, trademarks or logos associated with Sponsor or
referenced in Sponsor’s social media communications relating to this Sweepstakes); (h)
the Submission must not contain any material that violates or infringes upon the rights
of any third party, including without limitation any copyright, trademark or right of
privacy or publicity, or that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to any applicable law
or regulation, or the use of which by the Licensees as permitted pursuant to these
Official Rules would require a license or permission from (other than pursuant to clause
(e) above) or payment to any third party; (i) the Submission must not exhibit the entrant
engaging in or otherwise promoting any illegal, sexually explicit, violent or dangerous

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behavior; (j) the Submission must not contain any material that is disparaging,
defamatory, discriminatory, bigoted, threatening, indecent, violent, obscene or
offensive; and (k) the Submission must not contain any material that Sponsor, in its sole
discretion, deems inappropriate for public viewing, display and/or promoting Sponsor’s
or its affiliates content, authors and imprints. “Personality Rights” means the name,
likeness, image, voice and biographical information of or any statement attributed to
any person. By submitting a Submission, the entrant and if entrant is a Minor, his or her
parent or legal guardian, each represents and warrants that the entrant has complied
with all of the foregoing requirements and has obtained all permissions, licenses and
consents that are necessary for the submitting of the Submission and to the use by the
Licensees of the Submission as permitted pursuant to these Official Rules and to verify
compliance with the foregoing requirements. Each entrant agrees to provide to Sponsor
at Sponsor’s request copies of all such permissions, licenses and consents and, if
requested by Sponsor, to obtain additional permissions, licenses and consents from the
applicable parties in a form specified by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole
discretion to disqualify any Submission that Sponsor determines does not comply with
these guidelines, to require the entrant to remove the Submission from the applicable
social media platform, or to require the entrant to make such changes to any
Submission as are necessary to make it compliant. Sponsor will also have the right to
take such actions relating to its social media accounts as are permitted pursuant to the
applicable social media platform’s policies.
4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Following the conclusion of the Entry Period,
three potential Grand Prize winner(s) will be selected in a random drawing conducted
by Sponsor or its agent from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period
from Instagram. The odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries
received. Potential winners will be notified via a private message sent to the social
media account used by the potential winner to enter the Sweepstakes (i.e., an
Instagram Direct message), and if Sponsor’s notification requires a response, the
potential winner must respond to Sponsor’s initial notification attempt within 72 hours
with such personal and/or contact information as Sponsor may require (for example,
the potential winner’s email address, name and/or mailing address). The potential
winner is subject to verification of eligibility and may, in Sponsor’s discretion, be
required to complete, sign and return to Sponsor an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of
Liability or an Affirmation of Eligibility/Release of Liability, as determined by Sponsor,
and, if legally permissible, a Publicity Release (collectively, a “Declaration and Release”
for residents of Canada), and any other documentation provided by Sponsor in
connection with verification of the potential winner’s eligibility and confirmation of the
releases and grant of rights set forth herein (as applicable, “Winner Verification
Documents”), within seven days of attempted delivery of same. The potential winner, if
a U.S. resident, may also in Sponsor’s discretion be required to complete and return to
Sponsor an IRS Form W-9 within seven days of attempted delivery of same. If the
potential winner is a Minor, Sponsor will have the right to request that the potential
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the winner, or to award the prize directly in the name of the winner’s parent or legal
guardian, who in such event will be required to sign the Winner Verification Documents
and/or, if a U.S. resident, an IRS Form W-9. If the potential winner is a Canadian
resident, he or she will be required to correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing
question without mechanical or other aid to be administered via telephone, email or
another manner determined by Sponsor in its discretion at a pre-arranged mutually
convenient time. If the potential winner cannot be reached or does not respond within
72 hours of the initial notification attempt or fails to complete, sign, and return any
required Winner Verification Documents or, if a U.S. resident, IRS Form W-9 within
seven days of attempted delivery of same, or in the case of a Canadian selected entrant,
fails to correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical or
other aid, or if the potential winner does not otherwise comply with these Official Rules
and/or cannot accept the prize as awarded for any reason, then the potential winner
may be disqualified and an alternate winner may, at Sponsor’s discretion, be selected
from among the remaining eligible entries as specified in these Official Rules (in which
case the foregoing provisions will apply to such newly-selected entrant).
PRIZE: Three Grand Prize(s) will be offered. The Grand Prize consists of one signed ARC
of FIND ME by Andre Aciman and one paperback movie tie-in edition of CALL ME BY
YOUR NAME by Andre Aciman. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize
is $44.00 USD. The aggregate ARV of all prizes is $132.00 USD. The exact value will
depend on where the winner resides and market conditions at the time of prize
fulfillment. All prize details that are not expressly specified in these Official Rules will be
determined by Sponsor in its discretion. The prize will be awarded if properly claimed.
No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of the right to receive the prize is
permitted, except in the discretion of Sponsor, which has the right to substitute the
prize or any component of the prize with a prize or prize component of equal or greater
value selected by Sponsor in its discretion. The prize consists only of the item(s)
expressly specified in these Official Rules. All expenses or costs associated with the
acceptance or use of the prize or any component of the prize are the responsibility of
the winner. If a prize component consists of digital content, entrant may need a
compatible reading application to read the content. The prize is awarded “as is” and
without any warranty, except as required by law. In no event will more than the number
of prizes stated in these Official Rules be awarded. FOR U.S. RESIDENTS: All federal,
state and local taxes on the value of the prize are the responsibility of the winner. An IRS
form 1099 will be issued if required by law.
5. GRANT OF RIGHTS: By submitting a Submission, each entrant irrevocably grants to the
Sponsor, each of Sponsor’s Affiliates, and the agents and licensees of each of the
foregoing (collectively, the “Licensees”): (i) a non-exclusive license to publish, display,
reproduce, modify, edit, create derivative works based on and otherwise use the
Submission, in whole or in part, and (ii) the right to use in connection with the
Submission or any part of the Submission the entrant’s social media user name or
handle and likeness, and for winners the name, in perpetuity, throughout the world, in

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all media and formats whether now or later known or developed (including without
limitation on Sponsor’s websites and Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and other social
media channels), including without limitation for commercial use and in advertising and
promotions, without further notice or compensation.
6. RELEASE AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By entering the Sweepstakes, to the fullest
extent permitted by applicable law, each entrant on behalf of himself or herself and
anyone who succeeds to entrant’s rights and responsibilities including without limitation
entrant’s heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors, assigns,
agents, and attorneys, and with respect to minors entrant’s parents and legal guardians
(collectively the “Entrant Parties”) releases Sponsor, each of Sponsor’s Affiliates, the
licensees and licensors other than Entrant Parties including authors of each of the
foregoing, all other companies involved in the development or operation of the
Sweepstakes, Instagram, the successors and assigns of each of the foregoing and the
directors, officers, employees and agents of each of the foregoing (collectively, the
“Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims and causes of action of any kind
that entrant and/or the Entrant Parties ever had, now have or might in the future have
arising out of or relating to the Sweepstakes, participation in the Sweepstakes, the use
of Instagram, the provision, acceptance or use of any prize or any component thereof,
or any exercise by the Licensees of any of the rights granted in Section 6 above,
including without limitation any and all claims and causes of action: (a) relating to any
personal injury, death or property damage or loss sustained by any entrant or any other
person, (b) based upon any allegation of violation of the right of privacy or publicity,
misappropriation, defamation, or violation of any other personal or proprietary right, (c)
based upon any allegation of infringement of copyright, trademark, trade dress, patent,
trade secrets, moral rights or any intellectual property right, or (d) or based upon any
allegation of a violation of the laws, rules or regulations relating to personal information
and data security. Each entrant on behalf of himself or herself and the Entrant Parties
agrees not to assert any such claim or cause of action against any of the Released
Parties. Each entrant on behalf of himself or herself and the Entrant Parties assumes the
risk of, and all liability for, any injury, loss or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by
participation in this Sweepstakes, the use of Instagram, or the provision, acceptance or
use of any prize or any component of any prize. The Released Parties are not
responsible for, and will not have any liability in connection with, any typographical or
other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the
announcement of the prize. The Released Parties are not responsible for, and will not
have any liability in connection with, late, lost, delayed, illegible, damaged, corrupted or
incomplete entries, incorrect or inaccurate capture of, damage to, or loss of entries or
entry information, or any other human, mechanical or technical error of any kind
relating to the operation of Instagram communications or attempted communications
with any entrant or Entrant Parties, the submission, collection, storage and/or
processing of entries or the administration of the Sweepstakes. The term “Affiliate” of
Sponsor means any entity that directly or indirectly, through one or more
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term “control” means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or
cause the direction of management and policies of an entity, or the ownership, directly
or indirectly, of more than fifty percent (50%) of the equity interests of the entity.
7. GENERAL RULES: Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to modify these Official
Rules (including without limitation by adjusting any of the dates and/or timeframes
stipulated in these Official Rules) and to cancel, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes at
any time in its discretion, including without limitation if a virus, bug, technical problem,
entrant fraud or misconduct, failure or refusal of any person or entity involved in the
development or operation of the Sweepstakes (including without limitation any author)
to comply with such party’s obligations in connection with the Sweepstakes, failure or
unavailability of any website or social media channel, account or platform on which the
Sweepstakes is to be offered or other cause beyond the control of the Sponsor corrupts
the administration, integrity, security or proper operation of the Sweepstakes or if for
any other reason Sponsor is not able to conduct the Sweepstakes as planned (including
without limitation in the event the Sweepstakes is interfered with by any fire, flood,
epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or of public enemy,
communications failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist
threat or activity, federal, state, provincial, territorial or local law, order or regulation or
court order) or in the event of any change to the terms governing the use of Instagram
or the application or interpretation of such terms. In the event of termination of the
Sweepstakes, a notice will be posted on Sponsor’s @fsgbooks Instagram account and a
random drawing will be conducted to award the prize from among all eligible entries
received prior to the time of termination. Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to
disqualify or prohibit from participating in the Sweepstakes any individual who, in
Sponsor’s discretion, Sponsor determines or believes (i) has tampered with the entry
process or has undermined the legitimate operation of Instagram, or the Sweepstakes
by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair practices, (ii) has engaged in conduct
that annoys, abuses, threatens or harasses any other entrant or any representative of
Sponsor or (iii) has attempted or intends to attempt any of the foregoing. CAUTION:
ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS
SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A
VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE,
SPONSOR HAS THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY
PERSON INVOLVED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. The use of agents or
automated devices, programs or methods to submit entries is prohibited and Sponsor
has the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entry that it believes may have been
submitted using such an agent or automated device, program or method. In the event
of a dispute regarding who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed to have been
submitted by the registered user of the social media account used to submit the
Submission on the applicable platform. All federal, state, provincial, territorial and local
laws and regulations apply. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be
verified or returned. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants on behalf of
themselves, and to the extent permitted by law on behalf of the Entrant Parties agree to

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be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and
binding in all respects. These Official Rules may not be reprinted or republished in any
way without the prior written consent of Sponsor.
8. DISPUTES: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant on behalf of himself or herself
and the Entrant Parties agrees that, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable
law, (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with
the Sweepstakes, or the provision, acceptance and/or use of any prize or prize
component, will be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action
(Note: Some jurisdictions do not allow restricting access to class actions. This provision
will not apply to entrant if entrant lives in such a jurisdiction); (b) any and all claims,
judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including
costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c)
under no circumstances will any entrant or Entrant Party be permitted to obtain any
award for, and each entrant and Entrant Party hereby waives all rights to claim,
punitive, special, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have
damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than for
actual out-of-pocket expenses. All issues and questions concerning the construction,
validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and
obligations of the entrants, Entrant Parties and Sponsor in connection with the
Sweepstakes shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the
State of New York in the United States of America without giving effect to any choice of
law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of the laws of
any jurisdiction other than the State of New York. Any legal proceedings arising out of
this Sweepstakes or relating to these Official Rules shall be instituted only in the federal
or state courts located in New York County in the State of New York, waiving any right to
trial by jury, and each entrant and Entrant Party consents to jurisdiction therein with
respect to any legal proceedings or disputes of whatever nature arising under or relating
to these rules or the Sweepstakes. In the event of any conflict between these Official
Rules and any Sweepstakes information provided elsewhere (including but not limited in
advertising or marketing materials), these Official Rules shall prevail.
9. USE OF INFORMATION: Personal information supplied is subject to applicable data
protection laws and Sponsor's Privacy Notice at https://us.macmillan.com/privacy-
notice. By entering the sweepstakes, entrants acknowledge that they have read
Sponsor's Privacy Notice and hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and use of their
personal information in accordance with such laws and Privacy Notice.
10. WINNER NAME AND RULES REQUESTS: For the name(s) of the winner(s) (or, if Sponsor
does not collect the name(s) of the winner(s), the user name(s) or handles of the
winner(s)), which will be available two weeks after the conclusion of the Entry Period, or
a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Find Me
Sweepstakes, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 120 Broadway, FL 24, New York, NY 10271.

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Winner name requests must be received by Sponsor within six months after the
conclusion of the Entry Period.
11. SPONSOR: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271. The
Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with,
Instagram.
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