OFFICIAL RULES

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY OR CLAIM PRIZE. THE GIVEAWAY IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW and is subject to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

1.    TIMING

The “Giveaway” begins on 11/11/2019 04:00:00 PST (the “Giveaway Start Date”) and ends on 12/02/2019 11:59:00 PST (the “Giveaway End Date”) (such period referred to herein as the “Giveaway Entry Period”). The Giveaway is sponsored by Monica the Medium, Inc., 4231 Balboa Ave #321 San Diego, CA 92117.

2.    ELIGIBILITY

The Giveaway is only open to individuals who are at least sixteen (16) years of age at the time of entry. Entrants under the age of eighteen (18) years (or the majority in their jurisdiction of legal residence) must have the permission of their parent or legal guardian to enter and/or win. By participating in the Giveaway, each participant accepts the conditions stated in these Official Rules, agrees to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and warrants that she/he is eligible to participate in the Giveaway. Relatives, employees, independent contractors, officers, and directors of Sponsor and their immediate family members and persons living in the same household, are not eligible to participate in the Giveaway. 

3.    HOW TO ENTER

Participants may enter the Giveaway by visiting https://www.monicathemedium.com/megagiveaway (the “Giveaway Website”) during the Giveaway Entry Period and following the steps on that page.

TO ENTER WITHOUT MAKING A PURCHASE: To enter the Giveaway for free without purchasing an ebook or paperback copy of Messages from Above: What Your Loved Ones in Heaven Want You to Know, please print and complete this form (“Form”) by hand using blue or black ink. Place the completed Form in an envelope with proper postage and mail the address as indicated on the Form. Your envelope must be postmarked within the Giveaway Entry Period and received by the date stated on the form. Only one form per envelope will be accepted, and only one form per person is allowed. Participation in the Giveaway is voluntary and does not require you to purchase anything to be entered. No illegible, incomplete, forged, mechanically reproduced or altered entries will be accepted. Entries will not be returned. 

4.    SELECTION OF WINNER

On or about 12/4/2019 (the “Drawing Date”), Sponsor will randomly draw the Giveaway winners ("Giveaway Winners") from all eligible entries in accordance with these Official Rules. Sponsor's Giveaway Website is the official timekeeping device for the Giveaway. Proof of submission is not proof of receipt. The Giveaway Winners will be selected by random drawing from all eligible entries received by the Sponsor during the Giveaway Entry Period. The Giveaway Winners will be notified by email on or about the Drawing Date, using the email address provided with the selected entry, and will be conditionally awarded the prize subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules. Odds of winning the GIVEAWAY prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Giveaway Entry Period.

5.    VERIFICATION OF WINNER

EACH POTENTIAL GIVEAWAY WINNER IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR. SPONSOR’S DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE ADMINISTRATION, OPERATION, SELECTION OF THE WINNER AND OTHER MATTERS RELATED TO THE GIVEAWAY. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. Potential Giveaways Winners may be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability and Publicity Release in the form(s) provided by Sponsor (where permitted by law) (collectively, the “Affidavit”) by the date specified by Sponsor, or an alternate potential Winner may be selected. If potential Winner is a resident of Canada, such potential Winner will be required to correctly answer Sponsor's mathematical skill-testing question without any assistance in order to be verified as a winner and to be eligible to receive a prize (the question will be posed as part of potential winner's Affidavit). In the event: (a) potential Winner cannot be reached within 48 hours of initial email notification from Sponsor, or for whatever reason after a reasonable effort has been exerted, or the potential Winner notification or Affidavit is returned as undeliverable; (b) potential Winner declines or cannot accept, receive or use the prize for any reason; (c) of noncompliance with the above or within any of the aforesaid time periods, (d) potential Winner is found to be ineligible to enter the Giveaway or receive the prize, (e) potential Winner cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or (f) potential Winner fails to fulfill the Affidavit-related obligations, or (g) if potential Winner is a Canadian resident and fails to answer the skill-testing question, the potential Winner shall be disqualified from the Giveaway and an alternate potential Winner may be randomly selected, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, from among the other eligible entries received. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification and Affidavit procedures in connection with the selection of an alternate potential winner, if any.

6.    PRIZES

-A free 90 minute IN PERSON group reading in the comfort of your own home for you and up to five of your family members or friends (Monica will travel on her own dime to fulfill this prize, but the winner must live in the United States. This private in person group reading will be scheduled for a mutually agreed upon date sometime during October, November, or December 2020). 

-A free 60 minute private Skype reading for you and a friend to experience together (To be scheduled for a mutually agreed upon date something in May or June 2020)

 

-A free 30 minute private one-on-one Skype reading (To be scheduled for a mutually agreed upon date something in May or June 2020)

 

-A free spot in Monica's next round of her 6-week online course (begins March 16, 2020)

 

-A free signed copy of Monica's upcoming oracle deck, The Empath Oracle (will be shipped to the winner late-February 2020)

 

-A free signed hardcover copy of Monica's book, Messages from Above: What Your Loved Ones in Heaven Want You to Know (will be shipped to the winner late-January 2020)

 

-A free audiobook copy of Messages from Above: What Your Loved Ones in Heaven Want You to Know (will be digitally delivered to the winner mid-December 2019)

 

-Two free general admission tickets to one of Monica's live Messages from Above events in 2020 (if winner does not live within driving distance to one of the events that will be scheduled, they will instead receive two free signed paperback copies of Monica's book).

There will be One (1) winner for each Giveaway Prize. Winners are not eligible to win more than one prize in the Giveaway. Prizes that included a reading will be scheduled on a mutually agreed upon date (according to the timeframes mentioned above). 

Giveaway readings are NONTRANSFERABLE and cannot be sold, auctioned, refunded or redeemed for cash. Blackout dates may apply. 

7.    CONDITIONS AND RELEASES

Each entrant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Giveaway; (b) defend, indemnify, release and hold harmless the Sponsor and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, celebrities, celebrities' team/employer and any other person and organization responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Giveaway, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives, and their successors and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Giveaway, travel, lodging, acceptance, possession, attendance at, defect in, delivery of, inability to use, use or misuse of Giveaway Prize, or any portion thereof (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry. Released Parties are not responsible if the Giveaway Prize, or any portion thereof, is delayed or postponed for any reason

Information you receive from any and all services, communication, or consultations with Monica Ten-Kate (Monica the Medium, Inc.) is for personal or educational purposes only and is not intended to, nor should it ever, take the place of any medical, legal, financial, traditional psychological, or other professional advice. Monica Ten-Kate (Monica the Medium, Inc.) will not accept responsibility for any decisions made or actions taken by anyone based upon services, consultations, or communications received. The choices you make and the actions you take are solely your responsibility. You agree to completely hold harmless and indemnify Monica Ten-Kate (Monica the Medium, Inc.) from any and all liabilities and expenses.

8.    GENERAL CONDITIONS

The Released Parties shall not have any obligation or responsibility, including any responsibility to award any prize to entrants, with regard to: (a) entries that contain inaccurate information or do not comply with or violate these Official Rules; (b) entries, prize claims or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient, in whole or in part, due to computer, human or technical error of any kind; (c) entrants who have committed fraud or deception in entering or participating in the Giveaway or claiming the prize; (d) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (e) any inability of the Winner to accept the prize for any reason; (f) if a prize cannot be awarded due to delays or interruptions due to Acts of God, natural disasters, terrorism, weather or any other similar event beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control; or (g) any damages, injuries or losses of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from awarding, acceptance, possession, use, misuse, loss or misdirection of any prize or resulting from participating in this Giveaway or any promotion or prize related activities. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be (a) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway, or with any website promoting the Giveaway; (b) acting in violation of these Official Rules; or (c) entering or attempting to enter the Giveaway multiple times in violation of these rules or the use of any robotic or automated devices to submit entries. If Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that technical difficulties or unforeseen events compromise the integrity or viability of the Giveaway, Sponsor reserves the right to void the entries at issue, and/or terminate the relevant portion of the Giveaway, including the entire Giveaway, and/or modify the Giveaway and/or award the prize from all eligible entries received as of the termination date. 

9.    LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveaway; (b) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (c) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Giveaway; (d) technical or human error in the administration of the Giveaway or the processing of entries; or (e) any injury or damage to persons or property that may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Giveaway or receipt or use or misuse of any prize by Winner and Guest. If for any reason an entrant’s registration is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Giveaway. No more than the stated number of each prize will be awarded. The Released Parties are not responsible if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel or event cancellations, delays, or interruptions due to acts of god, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, or terrorism.

10.    DISPUTES

Except where prohibited by law, entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate California State Court located in San Diego County, California; (c) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Giveaway, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (d) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; and (e) entrant’s remedies are limited to a claim for money damages (if any) and entrant irrevocably waives any right to seek injunctive or equitable relief. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California. 

11.    WINNERS LIST

The first name, last initial, city and state of the winner and a copy of these Official Rules will be available on the Giveaway Website shortly following the Drawing Date and for thirty (30) days or more thereafter. 

12.    PRIVACY

Except as otherwise set forth herein, all information collected from an entrant is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, and shall be used for the purpose of the administering this Giveaway, including notifying potential winners and fulfilling prizes; notifying entrants of future events and fundraising activities; and otherwise as permitted under the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. Note to non-US residents: personal information will be maintained on servers located in the United States of America.

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