ARC Giveaway: New Year, New Reads!

New Year, New Reads Sweepstakes!

It’s a curse we book nerds suffer to always want more than the books we have on shelves. And so, because we’re the worst kind of encouraging, we want to help you stock up on next year’s must-reads! Enter by January 4th for a chance to win a bundle of some of our most anticipated 2019 young adult books.

From sweeping romances to epic fantasies, gritty realism to dazzling new worlds, see all that the new year has in store!

The New Year, New Reads bundle includes:

There will be three winners in total. Contest is open to USA residents only.

Good luck!

Official Rules | Privacy Policy

NEW YEAR, NEW READS ARC SWEEPSTAKES — OFFICIAL RULES

SPONSOR

This promotion (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by HarperCollins Children’s Books, a division of HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. (“HarperCollins”), 195 Broadway, New York, New York 10007.

ENTRY METHOD

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY
To enter, submit the required information in the designated spaces at http://www.epicreads.com/sweepstakes/new-year-new-reads and press “Submit” to complete your entry (“Entry”). By filling out and submitting this form, you will automatically be entered into the Sweepstakes. Following successful completion of the foregoing you will see a confirmation message. This message signifies your Entry has been received for the Sweepstakes. By participating in the sweepstakes with HarperCollins, you will receive by email special offers from HarperCollins Publishers and Epic Reads. You can unsubscribe from these promotional emails at any time. Multiple entries are automatically disqualified; only the first entry will be considered.

ELIGIBILITY
The Sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the United States thirteen (13) years of age and older as of December 6, 2018, excluding employees and immediate family members of HarperCollins Publishers and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, assigns, advertising, promotional and fulfillment agents, attorneys, and other representatives and the persons with whom each of the above are domiciled. Offer void outside of the United States and wherever prohibited or restricted by law.

Each entrant in the Sweepstakes must be the rightful holder of the email account submitted at entry. In the event of a dispute concerning the identity of the holder of the email account, the holder will be deemed to be the person who owns the email address according to the records of the email service provider. The email account must be opened prior to the commencement of the Sweepstakes.

ENTRY PERIOD
The Sweepstakes will commence on December 6, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (ET). The last entry will be accepted January 4, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. (ET).

SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS

Three (3) potential winners will be selected by a random drawing from among the eligible entries. Potential winners will be chosen by HarperCollins no later than January 7, 2018. Potential winners will be notified by email. Potential winners and their parents or legal guardians (for potential winners who are minors in their state of residence) may be required to execute and return an Affidavit or Declaration of Eligibility and Release (the “Affidavit”). If the potential winner or his/her parent or legal guardian, if applicable, does not respond or return the Affidavit within seven (7) days of delivery the prize will be deemed forfeited and an alternate potential winner will be chosen.

PRIZES
Three (3) winners will each receive a prize pack that includes the following:
One (1) advance copy of each of the following books: The Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds, Stolen Time by Danielle Rollins, Hello Girls by Brittany Cavallero and Emily Henry, The Cerulean by Amy Ewing, The Tiger at Midnight by Swati Teerdhala, Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian, With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo, The Beholder by Anna Bright, and A Dress for the Wicked by Autumn Krause. (Estimated retail value: $0.)
One (1) Epic Reads tote bag. (Estimated retail value: $0)
Total estimated retail value of each prize pack: $0.
The prizes will be awarded, provided there are at least three (3) eligible entries.
Prizes are non-transferable and cannot be sold or redeemed for cash. In the event that a prize is unavailable, HarperCollins reserves the right to substitute a cash payment of equal or greater value. If the actual value of a prize is less than the stated estimated retail value, the difference will not be awarded.
All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners.

CONDITIONS
By participating, entrants affirm that they have read these Official Rules, agree to be bound by them and the selection of the winner, which shall be final, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes and/or these Official Rules. Acceptance of prizes constitutes permission to use the winner’s name, likeness, biography, and prize won for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity without additional compensation, except where prohibited or restricted by law.

The entrants release, discharge, and hold harmless HarperCollins Publishers and its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, assigns, attorneys, representatives and agents, including advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies, from any and all liability or damages arising from the administration of the Sweepstakes and the use or misuse of any prize received in this Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, the following: (i) late, lost, incomplete, delayed, misdirected or unintelligible entries, (ii) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes, (iii) any damage to the entrant’s computer, related equipment, data files, and software resulting from entrant’s downloading of information regarding the Sweepstakes or participation in the Sweepstakes, and (iv) any personal or other injury resulting from use and enjoyment of the prizes.

HarperCollins may only use the personally identifiable information obtained from the entrants in accordance with its privacy policy, which may be found at https://www.harpercollins.com/corporate/privacy-policy/

HarperCollins reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes should a virus, bug, computer problem or other causes beyond HarperCollins’s control corrupt the administration, security or proper operation of the Sweepstakes. HarperCollins may prohibit you from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that you are attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking or employing other unfair practices or by abusing other entrants or the representatives of HarperCollins.

ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND, IN SUCH EVENT, HARPERCOLLINS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PURSUE ITS REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING COSTS AND ATTORNEY’S FEES) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.

Any dispute arising from the Sweepstakes will be determined according to the laws of the State of New York, without reference to its conflict of laws principles, and the entrants consent to the personal jurisdiction of the State and Federal Courts located in the State and County of New York over them and agree that such courts have exclusive jurisdiction over all such disputes.

THE ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND UPON THE NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED.

For the names of the prize winners, e-mail your request to epicreads@harpercollins.com no earlier than January 7, 2018 but no later than July 7, 2019. You may also send a self-addressed stamped envelope (postage not required from Vermont residents) to Epic Reads New Year New Reads Sweepstakes, HarperCollins Publishers, 195 Broadway, New York, New York 10007 during the time period above.

HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS L.L.C.
Privacy Notice (U.S. and Canada)

Effective Date:  May 31, 2018

We at HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. (“Company”) respect your concerns about privacy. This Privacy Notice (“Notice”) applies to personal customer information obtained by the Company, including through web sites, mobile sites, applications (“apps”), widgets and trade shows (collectively, the “Services”).

The Notice describes the types of personal information we obtain about customers, how we use the information and with whom we share it.  We also describe the measures we take to protect the security of the information and how you can contact us about our privacy practices.  The Services are for a general audience, are not targeted to children, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age. When we intend to collect information from children, we will provide additional information about how we protect children’s privacy in our Children’s Privacy policy. To read about our protections that relate to the online collection of information from children under 13, click here.

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Information We Obtain

We obtain personal information about customers through the Services and from our Company affiliates.  The types of personal information we may obtain include:

  • Contact information (such as name, postal address, email address and telephone and/or mobile numbers);
  • Username and password when you register through our Services;
  • Geolocation data;
  • Other information you may provide to us, such as through our “Submit a Request” or “Contact Us” feature; and

Information Obtained by Automated Means Through Our Services

We also may obtain certain information through our Services by automated means, such as cookies (including HTTP, HTML5 and Flash cookies), web beacons, web server logs, JavaScript and similar technologies, including technologies designed to obtain information regarding your use of our Services.  The information we obtain in this manner may include IP address, mobile device advertising ID, browser characteristics, device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, information on actions taken on our Services, and dates and times you access or use the Services. In connection with our mobile apps, we also may obtain your phone number and details about your mobile carrier.

A “cookie” is a file that websites send to a visitor’s computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser.  A “web beacon” also known as an Internet tag, pixel tag or clear GIF, links web pages to web servers and their cookies and may be used to transmit information collected through cookies back to a web server.  Through these automated collection methods, we obtain “clickstream data,” which is a log of the links and other content on which a visitor clicks while browsing a website.  As the visitor clicks through the website, a record of the action may be collected and stored.  We also may use similar automated means to obtain and store information regarding your actions while using our mobile apps.   

We may link certain data elements obtained through automated means, such as your browser or device information, with other information we have obtained about you to let us know, for example, whether you have opened an email we sent to you, what search queries you may have run and what advertisements you may have seen on our Services or on third-party websites and apps.  Your browser may tell you how to be notified when you receive certain types of cookies or how to restrict or disable certain types of cookies.  You also may be able to delete your Flash cookies or adjust your Flash cookie settings by visiting the Adobe Flash Website Storage Settings Panel and Global Storage Settings Panel.  Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to use all of the features of our Services.  Your device settings also may allow you to prohibit mobile app platforms (such as Apple and Google) from sharing certain information obtained by automated means with us through our apps or other app developers.

In addition, if you register with us through or connect your account with us to a third-party social media network (such as Facebook or Twitter), we may obtain certain information about you from the relevant social media network, such as your user ID and/or user name associated with that social media network, the information contained in your public profile on the social media network and friends lists.  The specific information we obtain depends on your privacy settings on the applicable social media network.

The providers of third-party apps, tools, widgets and plug-ins on our Services, such as social media sharing tools, also may use automated means to collect information regarding your interactions with these features.  This information is collected directly by the providers of those features and is subject to the privacy policies or notices of those providers. The Company is not responsible for those providers’ information practices.

 

How We Use the Information We Obtain

We mayuse the information collected from and about you to:

  • Provide our products and services;
  • Create and manage online accounts;
  • Send promotional materials, alerts regarding available offers and other communications, including communications through the Services and outside of the Services, such as via email and through third-party websites and apps;
  • Communicate about, and administer participation in, special events, promotions, programs, offers, surveys, contests and market research;
  • Respond to inquiries from you and other third-parties, including inquiries from law enforcement agencies;
  • Anonymize personal information to provide third parties with aggregated data reports showing anonymized information and other non-personal information;
  • Supplement your personal information collected from you with additional information from publicly and commercially available sources, and/or information from Company affiliates and our business partners;
  • Associate your browser and/or device with other browsers or devices you use for the purpose of providing relevant and easier access to content, advertising across browsers and devices, and other operational/business purposes.
  • Operate, evaluate and improve our business (including developing, enhancing, analyzing and improving our Services; managing our communications; performing data analytics; and performing accounting, auditing and other internal functions);
  • Protect against, identify and prevent fraud and other unlawful activity, claims and other liabilities; and
  • Comply with and enforce applicable legal requirements, relevant industry standards, contractual obligations and our policies.

In addition, we and our third-party service providers may use information collected through automated means including cookies, web beacons, web server logs, JavaScript and similar technologies for purposes such as (1) customizing our users’ visits to and use of our Services, (2) delivering content (including advertising) tailored to our users’ interests and the manner in which our users use our Services, and (3) managing our Services and other aspects of our business.

We may use third-party analytics services on our Services, such as those of Google Analytics.  The analytics providers that administer these services use technologies such as cookies, web beacons, web server logs and similar technologies to help us analyze your use of the Services.  The information collected through these means may be disclosed to these analytics providers and other relevant third parties who use the information, for example, to evaluate use of the Services.  To learn more about how to opt out of Google Analytics services, please visit the link below:

We also may use your personal information in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection.

 

Interest-Based Advertising

On our sites, apps and/or emails we and our third-party service providers may obtain information about your activities to provide you with advertising about products and services tailored to your individual interests.  We and our third-party service providersalso may obtain information for this purpose from third-party websites and apps.  This section of our Privacy Notice provides details and explains how to exercise your choices.

We engage third-party advertising networks to help us target our messaging to visitors through interest-based and contextual means.  Through these ad networks, we can track your online activities over time and across third-party websites and apps by obtaining information through automated means, as described above.  The networks use this information to show you advertisements on our Services or other third-party websites and apps that may be tailored to your individual interests.  The information our ad networks may obtain on our behalf includes data about your visits to websites and use of apps that serve our advertisements, such as the pages or ads you view and the actions you take on those websites or apps.  This data collection takes place both on our sites, apps and emails and on third-party websites and apps that participate in these ad networks.  This process also helps us track the effectiveness of our marketing efforts. To learn how to opt out of this ad network interest-based advertising,

We also participate in an advertising platform offered by our affiliate NC Audience Exchange, LLC, NewsIQ, which gathers information for the purposes as described above. To learn more about NewsIQ, and how to opt out, please click here.

To the extent required by applicable law, we will obtain your consent before using your information for interest-based advertising.

Our sites are not designed to respond to “do not track” signals from browsers.

 

SMS/MMS Advertising  

By electing to submit your mobile phone number, you consent to receive text message alerts from the Company containing product/service and event information or promotions that may be sent using automated dialing systems (“Text Messages”). Your consent to receive Text Messages is not otherwise required to purchase any goods or services from us. You may not consent to receive Text Messages on behalf of someone else or provide someone else’s phone number. You agree to enter into, sign and receive your consent to receive Text Messages electronically.

You may receive approximately 8 recurring Text Messages per month. We do not charge a fee for you to receive Text Messages from us, however, your mobile service provider may charge you for sending and/or receiving text messages and air-time, as well as any other standard applicable rates charged by your mobile service provider. Participating Carriers are: Alaska Communications Systems (ACS), Alltel-Allied, AT&T, Bluegrass Cellular, Boost Mobile, Boost-CDMA, Carolina West Wireless, CellCom, Cellular One, Cellular South, Chariton Valley Cellular, Chat Mobility, Cincinnati Bell, Cleartalk (Flat Wireless), Cross Wireless, DTC Wireless, Duet IP, East Kentucky Network, ECIT, Element Mobile, Epic Touch, GCI Communications, Golden State Cellular, Google Voice, Illinois Valley Cellular, Immix, Inland Cellular, IWireless, Kenai SRT Communications, Leap Wireless, Metro PCS, MetroPCS/T-Mobile, Mobi, MobileNation/SI Wireless, Mosaic Telecom, MTA Wireless/Matanuska, MTPCS, Nex Tech Communications, Northwest Missouri Cellular, nTelos, Panhandle Wireless, PCS, Peoples Wireless, Pine Cellular, Pioneer Cellular, Plateau Wireless, Rural Independent Network Alliance, Sagebrush Cellular, SouthernLINC, Thumb Cellular, T-Mobile, TracFone(AT&T), Union Telephone, United States Cellular Corp, United Wireless, US Aio Wireless, Verizon, Viaero Wireless, Virgin Mobile, and West Central Wireless.

To receive help with Text Messages, you can either text the word “Help” to READIT (732348) or contact us as outlined in the How To Contact Us section below.

You may unsubscribe from receiving our Text Messages any time by texting the word “STOP” to READIT (732348) from your device. You may also choose not to receive Text Messages by contacting us as outlined in theHow To Contact Us section below.

 

Information We Share 

We may share customer personal information with

  • Our subsidiaries and affiliates, any of whom may use your personal information consistent with this Privacy Notice or for the subsidiary’s or affiliate’s own purposes, including marketing purposes.  A current list of our affiliated companies is available at http://newscorp.com/about/our-businesses/.
  • Service providers in the US and other jurisdictions who perform services on our behalf.
  • Our third party clients or business partners, such as social media networks and advertising agencies, and other third parties for those third parties’ own marketing purposes, such as to serve targeted advertisements.

In addition, when the information collected from or about you does not identify you as a specific person, we may share it with third parties.

We may further disclose information about you (1) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, (2) to law enforcement authorities or other government officials, and (3) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity.  We also reserve the right to transfer personal information we have about you in the event of a proposed or completed sale or transfer of all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a reorganization, dissolution or liquidation).

Your Choices

We offer you certain choices in connection with the personal information we obtain about you, such as how we communicate with you.

To update your preferences, ask us to remove your information from our marketing mailing lists or submit a request, please contact us as outlined in theHow To Contact Us section below.

You also can unsubscribe from our marketing mailing lists by following the “Unsubscribe” link in our emails, and you can unsubscribe from Text Messages as outlined above.

To learn more about how to opt out of ad network interest-based advertising, please visit the customer opt-out pages at:

Accessing, Reviewing, Updating and Modifying Personal Information

You have the right to access, review, update, and correct inaccuracies in your personal information in our custody and control, subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law.  You may request access, updates to and corrections of inaccuracies in your personal information by emailing or writing to us at the contact information set out below. We may request certain personal information for the purposes of verifying the identity of the individual seeking access to his/her personal information records.

 

Notice to California Residents  

Subject to certain limitations, California residents may ask us to provide them with (1) a list of certain categories of personal information that we have disclosed to third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year, and (2) the identity of those third parties.  To make this request, California residents may contact us as specified in theHow to Contact Us section below.

 

How We Protect Personal Information

We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal information we have about you against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use.

 

Transfers of Information  

The Services may be hosted in and managed from a country outside the country in which you initially provided the information, including the United States.  We may transfer the personal information we collect about you to the United States and/or another country, which may not be deemed to have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the information.  When your personal information is in such countries, it may be accessed by the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities in accordance with applicable law.  If you are a user located outside the United States or the country to which your information may be transferred, you understand and consent to having any personal information processed in the United States and/or such country.  Your consent includes the use of cookies and other tracking technologies as described above.  When we transfer your information, we will protect that information as described in this Notice.

 

Links to Third-Party Sites, Apps and Services

For your convenience and information, our Services may provide links to third-party sites, apps and services that may be operated by companies not affiliated with HarperCollins Publishers.  These companies may have their own privacy notices or policies, which we strongly suggest you review.  We are not responsible for the privacy practices of any non-HarperCollins Publishers’ sites, apps or services.

 

Updates to Our Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our personal information practices.  For significant changes, we will notify you by posting a prominent notice on our Services indicating at the top of the Notice when it was most recently updated.

 

How To Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Notice or the manner in which we or our service providers treat your personal information, would like to exercise your choices, or would like us to update information we have about you or your preferences, please contact us as follows:

privacypolicy@harpercollins.com

You also may write to:

Legal Department / Privacy Policy
HarperCollins Publishers
195 Broadway
New York, NY 10007

Canadian residents may also contact our Privacy Officer at:

Privacy Official
HarperCollins Canada Limited
Internet Development Group
Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower
2 Adelaide St. W, 41st Floor
Toronto, Ontario M5H 4E3

Tel. No.: (416) 975-9334
privacy-canada@harpercollins.com