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  1. Eligibility: The Anything Stories Giveaway is open only to those who submit their stories on the whatisyouranything.com stories page or use the hashtag #anythingproject on social media when telling their stories or a friend’s story. The giveaway is only open to legal residents of the United States, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of IF:Gathering, Jennie Allen (the “Sponsor”), their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Giveaway. The Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
  2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of Jennie Allen, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
  3. Giveaway Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on or about 5/27/2015 and ending 7/1/2015. All online entries must be received by 7/1/2015 11:59PM CST.
  4. How to Enter: The Giveaway contest must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided on the Anything stories site or by using the #anythingproject hashtag when sharing stories on social media. The entry must fulfill all requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Jennie Allen. Prizes: Winners will receive 2 tickets to IF:Gathering in Austin February 2016 with backstage meet & greet (Winners are responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses to and from Austin, TX for IF:Gathering Conference on February 5-6, 2016), Skype hangout with Jennie for their small group, your story told on JennieAllen.com, and a fun box with a May Designs journal, FashionABLE scarf, Noonday earrings, TOMS sunglasses and more! (Estimated Prize Value: $700) Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Jennie Allen to use winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
  5. Winner selection and notification: Winners of the Giveaway will be selected in a random drawing under the supervision of the Sponsor. Winners will be notified via email to the email address they entered the Giveaway with within five (5) days following the winner selection. Jennie Allen shall have no liability for a winner’s failure to receive notices due to winners’ spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winners’ provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 15 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected.

The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Giveaway is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE GIVEAWAY AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

  1. Rights Granted by you: By entering this content you understand that Jennie Allen and IF:Gathering, anyone acting on behalf of Jennie Allen or IF Gathering, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Giveaway, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.
  2. Terms: Jennie Allen and IF:Gathering reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Giveaway. In such case, Jennie Allen and IF:Gathering may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Jennie Allen and IF:Gathering reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.

Jennie Allen and IF:Gathering have the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Giveaway, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering.

Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the giveaway may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Jennie Allen and IF:Gathering reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

By entering the giveaway you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from Jennie Allen and IF:Gathering. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.

  1. Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless Jennie Allen and IF:Gathering and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant’s participation in the giveaway and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
  2. Disputes: THIS Giveaway IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF the United States of America AND Texas, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Giveaway, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Texas having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
  3. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Giveaway is Jennie Allen and IF:Gathering, PO Box 5362, Austin, TX 78763, USA.