Melchy Hill Photography Christmas Giveaway
Terms & Conditions
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Who Is Eligible: To be eligible you must be a legal resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and at least 18 years of age. United States and Ohio laws will govern the Melchy Hill Photography LLC (the “Sweepstakes”). NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Product purchases or other interactions with Melchy Hill Photography LLC will not increase your chances of winning. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. See below for more details regarding eligibility restrictions.
Who Is Not Eligible: Executives, officers and employees of Melchy Hill Photography LLC; persons working on this Sweepstakes at any level in any capacity or working for Melchy Hill Photography LLC or any outside companies or agencies involved in this Sweepstakes; previous winners; and immediate family members of anyone who falls into any of these categories are not eligible. Immediate family is defined as spouse, children and parents.
How to Enter: The Sweepstakes may be entered online or through the mail. All entries will be treated equally regardless of entry method. Limit one (1) total entry per person per day. Enter by one of the following methods:
(1) Online Entry: Entrants may enter the Sweepstakes by providing all of the required information at the following URL: or Entrants may only submit one (1) entry per day. Entrants may submit a maximum of thirty-four (34) cumulative entries over the Entry Period.
Entrants may only submit one (1) entry per day. Entrants may submit a maximum of thirty-four (34) cumulative entries over the Entry Period.
Entry Period: Entries will be accepted from November 22, 2020 (7:01 a.m. EST), through December 25, 2020 (11:59 p.m. EST) (“Entry Period”). The Sweepstakes entry form must be completed and submitted during the Entry Period for the Entrant to be qualified to win. Entrants may only submit one entry per day. Entrants may submit a maximum of thirty-four (34) cumulative entries over the Entry Period per person.
Four engagement sessions valued at $150
Customized Wedding Album Grand Prize valued at $849.99
Nov 22 , 2020 to Dec 25, 2020
Selection of Winner(s): During the applicable Sub-Entry Period, eligible Sweepstakes Entrants will be entered into a random drawing. One (1) entry will be randomly drawn for each Weekly Prize. The first eligible Entrant drawn will win the applicable Prize ($500 Cash Prize during the first five Sub-Entry Periods and $5,000 Cash Prize during the final Sub-Entry Period, each in the form of a check issued by Melchy Hill Photography LLC. All entries will be included in the final Grand Prize drawing. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries. If the Prize is forfeited or the winner does not claim the Prize, Melchy Hill Photography LLC may, but is not required to, draw an alternate winner. The winner will be drawn as soon as practicable after the close of the applicable Sub-Entry Period. Decisions of the judges are final and binding.
Necessary Availability: Unless otherwise stated herein or prohibited by law, any Entrant who is selected as a winner will be contacted by phone or email by a Melchy Hill Photography LLC team member. If any Prize notification telephone call is not answered and/or if the e-mail notification is not answered within two (2) business days or is returned as undeliverable; or if the potential winner is unavailable; or if the potential winner is disqualified or otherwise determined to be ineligible or declines to accept a Prize for any reason; or if the potential winner otherwise refuses or fails to comply with the Winner's Obligations listed below; the Prize will be forfeited, and an alternate potential winner may be selected from the remaining eligible entries received. Winners may or may not be announced on the Melchy Hill Photography Website or Facebook Group. The winning Entrants who are successfully contacted must also be available to appear by telephone or in person on , should Melchy Hill Photography LLC request this as part of the winner's announcement, unless prohibited by law. By entering, you grant us the right to use and publish your name, likeness, city and state of residence online, in print, email, and any other media in connection with this year's sweepstakes but not as an endorsement of any business or service.
Winners’ Obligations: Each Prize winner is required to execute an affidavit of eligibility as well as a Melchy Hill Photography LLC liability release. If a winner is under the legal age of majority in their jurisdiction, they must also provide written parental consent and release before receipt, payment and/or distribution of the Prize. Noncompliance with these obligations may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Return of the Prize or Prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Unless prohibited by law, the winners grant to Melchy Hill Photography LLC the right to use and publish their names and appropriate images in print, and in any other media in connection with this Sweepstakes, for advertising and promotional purposes (not as an endorsement of any product or service) without additional compensation. The winners must sign and return an appropriate IRS form, if applicable, before receiving the Prize. Winners must satisfy all obligations within seven (7) business days of notice of winning.
Incomplete or Multiple Entries: Multiple automated entries, entries submitted by others on your behalf, or entries submitted by you using different identities or addresses will be considered fraudulent, rendering you ineligible for the Prize. Incomplete entries will not be eligible to win.
Cumulative Prize: The total cumulative value of all of the Sweepstakes Prizes is $1449.99 USD.
Entries Not Received: Melchy Hill Photography LLC is not responsible for lost, late or misdirected entries or for any computer, online, telephone or technical malfunctions that may occur. All entries become the property of Melchy Hill Photography LLC and will not be returned. Neither product purchases nor email or mobile opt-ins will increase an individual's chances of winning.
Taxes: All taxes on a Prize are the responsibility of the Prize winner. The winners must sign required IRS forms before receiving the Prize. Pursuant to IRS Circular 230, neither these Rules nor any other communication regarding this Sweepstakes is for the purpose of helping you avoid any penalties that may be imposed by federal tax law, and no affected taxpayer may use this Sweepstakes or its Rules in that manner.
Entrant's Agreement: By entering, you agree to abide by the terms of these official Rules and by the decisions we make regarding this Sweepstakes, which are final and binding on all matters. If you do not agree to that, please do not enter.
Announcing Winner(s): Winners will be announced on or before January 15, 2021. Winners will be notified of their winnings via a telephone call or email to the contact information provided by the Entrant.
Signing Documents: If you win, you will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and a release before you receive your Prize. Winners under the legal age of majority in their jurisdiction must also provide written parental consent and release before receipt, payment and/or distribution of the Prize. If you decide you would rather not sign the release, you will not receive your Prize.
Entrant's Release: Entrants agree (a) that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any Prize shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Franklin County, Ohio; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering but in no event attorney's fees; and (c) 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 out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages increased or multiplied. SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT EXCLUSION OF LIABILTIY FOR INCIDENTIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO PORTIONS OF THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues or questions concerning validity, construction, interpretation or enforceability of these Rules, Entrant's rights or obligations, or the rights or obligations of Melchy Hill Photography LLC, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Ohio, without regard to any choice of law Rules.
Termination of Sweepstakes: Melchy Hill Photography LLC reserves the right, at our sole discretion, to disqualify anyone who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes if anything required for its conduct should malfunction or be deemed illegal. Should this Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the end of any Entry Period, which we may do at our sole discretion, a notice will be posted on
Jurisdiction and Venue: Ohio law applies to this Sweepstakes. Void where prohibited for any reason. All disputes resulting in legal action shall be resolved in the courts of Franklin County, Ohio, and Entrant consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of those courts. Should Melchy Hill Photography LLC find it necessary to seek legal assistance to enforce its rights, its damages, if any, shall include its reasonable legal expenses and fees.
Disclaimer: Melchy Hill Photography LLC assumes no responsibility for anything that happens outside of our control to delay or prevent your entry, and we assume no responsibility for anything within our control that delays or prevents your entry except where, by the exercise of ordinary and reasonable care, we could have kept it from happening or promptly corrected it. Melchy Hill Photography LLC assumes no liability whatsoever related to the Prize, including any tax or other issues associated with acceptance, use of the Prize. Melchy Hill Photography LLC is not responsible for any tax implications of the acceptance of the Prize and makes no representation regarding the tax implications of accepting the Prize.
Winners List: To learn who won, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Melchy Hill Photography LLC, Attn. Melchy Hill 3447 Laurnet Ct. 43231. Requests received later than thirty (30) days following the last drawing date will not be filled.
The Sponsor: Melchy Hill Photography, LLC
Rights Claimed: This Sweepstakes and these Rules are Copyright 2020 by Melchy Hill Photography LLC all rights are reserved. All rights to our trademarks and trade names are owned by Melchy Hill Photography LLC and its affiliates, and are likewise reserved.