Giveaway Terms and Conditions


Liberty, owner & writer of Liberty on the Lighter Side, is called
Liberty on the Lighter Side in the following rules.

1. Eligibility. Giveaways are open to readers either worldwide or limited to specific countries, this is specified on the individual blog post terms & conditions at the bottom of the post.

2. How to Enter. Entry is typically made via a Gleam or Raflecopter App. Other times giveaways are run on a social media network (Facebook, Twitter or Instagram). Entry requirements will be stated on the individual giveaway post.

3. Disclaimer. Liberty on the Lighter Side will not be responsible for: (a) any late or lost entries; (b) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet, or other computer or communications-related malfunctions or failures; any giveaway disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of  Liberty on the Lighter Side or by unauthorized human intervention; or (c) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the giveaway.

4. Entry Deadline Date. All entries for giveaways through this site must be received on or before the given giveaway closure time & date to be eligible to win a prize.

6. Winner Selection. Winners are chosen at random via the Gleam or Raflecopter App or if the giveaway is hosted on a social media network, the winner is selected with a random number generator or comment picker. Winner must conform to the residence requirements if any are given on the particular giveaway post. If they don’t another winner will be chosen in their place. If a selected winner is found to have falsified their entry methods, then their entries will become invalid and therefore also will their winner status

7. Winner Notification. You will be notified within three (3) days after the giveaway closing if you win the prize.

8. Claiming Your Prize. Winner must respond within one (1) week of notification or forfeit the prize, in which case an alternate winner will be selected.

9. Taxes. All taxes associated with the receipt of any prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.

10. Prize Substitution. Winner may not substitute the prize for any other prize or for cash, however, Liberty on the Lighter Side or the sponsoring company may substitute the prize for any other prize of equal or greater value, in its reasonable discretion, in the event the prize is not available for any reason outside of sponsor’s reasonable control.

11. Publicity. The winner(s) names will be displayed on the Gleam or Raflecopter App for the competition they have won. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name and prize information for promotional purposes in any medium, except where prohibited by law, without further payment or other consideration.

12. Errors and Disputes. In the event of a dispute as to the ownership of any entry, the person whose name appears on the entry form associated with the prize number for the winning entry will be deemed to be the winner. It is your responsibility to control access to your email account. In the unlikely event that the winning prize number is duplicated, or a similar error occurs, Liberty on the Lighter Side may conduct a random drawing among such inadvertently duplicated numbers or apply another equitable remedy in its discretion to determine the winner. Decisions made by Liberty on the Lighter Side are final. By entering the giveaway, you agree to be bound by the decisions of Liberty on the Lighter Side and these official rules. You and your entries may be disqualified if you attempt to circumvent these official rules.

13. Technical Problems. The giveaway may be cancelled, suspended and/or modified, in whole or in part, if in the opinion of Liberty on the Lighter Side any fraud, technical failure or other factors beyond its control impairs the integrity of the giveaway.

14. General Release. By entering the giveaway through this website, you release Liberty on the Lighter Side from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the giveaway or delivery, misdelivery or acceptance of any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses, and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.

15. By entering, you are accepting that the company providing the prize may contact you after the competition has ended.

16.  Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.