Capella University Audience Activation for Charity Q4

Capella University Audience Activation for Charity – Official Rules

1. Sponsor: BlogHer, Inc., located at 1301 Shoreway Road, Suite 340, Belmont, CA 94002 and and available via telephone at (650) 551-1364 (“BlogHer”), is solely responsible for all aspects of this Capella University Audience Activation for Charity (“Promotion”), including without limitation the administration and fulfillment thereof.

2. Eligibility: Entrants in the Promotion must be 18 years of age or older and legal United States residents (residents of Puerto Rico are excluded) (“Territory”). By submitting a Donation Entry, entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of BlogHer, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Void where prohibited.

3. Entry: During the period commencing at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) on November 12, 2012 and ending at 5:00 p.m. PST on December 31, 2012 (“Entry Period”), eligible entrants can visit the Promotion’s main page at ( and follow one of the links there to the four participating bloggers’ posts (“Participating Posts”).  Eligible entrants may enter this Promotion during the Entry Period by leaving a comment in response to the donation prompt on any or all of the Participating Posts (collectively, “Donation Entries”); each comment counts as one entry.

4. Limitations: All Donation Entries must be written in English and posted before 5:00 p.m. PST on December 31, 2012 to be eligible.  Only two Donation Entries per household.  Donation Entries by any method other than those set forth above in Section 3 are void.  Donation Entries must be the entrant's original work and must comply with BlogHer editorial standards.  Mass entries or mechanical reproductions are invalid.  Donation Entries must be on topic and not offensive, demeaning, or derogatory.  By posting a comment, entrant agrees that any or all of the submitted comment may be reproduced on BlogHer’s website in connection with this Promotion without compensation at the sole discretion of representatives of BlogHer.

Neither the Entities in Section 2 nor any of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents, or representatives (individually and collectively, “Releasees”) are responsible for Donation Entries from persons residing or physically located outside the Territory, or Donation Entries that are altered, delayed, deleted, destroyed, forged, fraudulent, illegible, improperly accessed, inaccurate, incomplete, interrupted, irregular in any way, late, lost, misdirected, multiple, non-delivered, stolen, tampered with, unauthorized, unintelligible, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections; miscommunications; failed computer hardware or software or telephone transmissions; technical failures; unauthorized human intervention; traffic congestion; garbled or jumbled transmissions; undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering; insufficient space in entrant’s email account to receive email; or other errors of any kind, whether due to electronic, human, mechanical, printing, production or technical errors or other causes; even if caused by the negligence of any of the Releasees.  Each of such potential Entries will be disqualified and any attempt by a person to use multiple accounts to register more than the number of Entries allowed in Section 4 above may result in disqualification at BlogHer’s sole discretion.  Void where prohibited or restricted by law, and subject to applicable federal, state, local, and municipal laws and regulations.

5. Donation: For each Donation Entry posted on Participating Posts during the Entry Period, BlogHer will donate id="mce_marker" US to one of the following charities, up to a maximum of $500 US per Participating Post (i.e. a maximum total donation of id="mce_marker",750 US for all Participating Posts): Reading is Fundamental, Public Education Network, American Lung Association, Alzheimer’s Association, and The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  BlogHer will make the donation for each Participating Post in the name of that post’s blogger, and donations for Donation Entries on each Participating Post will be made to the charity chosen by that post’s blogger from the list above. The donations will be made on or about January 10, 2013.

6. Procedures: All Donation Entries must be received during the Entry Period.  On or about January 7, 2013, the total donation amount for each Participating Post will be calculated based on all eligible Donation Entries received on that post, and each Participating Post blogger will select the charity to whom BlogHer will make the donation for that post.  BlogHer shall be solely responsible for payment of the donation.

7. General Conditions: By entering this Promotion, you agree, represent, and warrant that: [1] you will be bound by these Official Rules and BlogHer’s decisions, which shall be final in all respects; [2] you release and hold harmless the Releasees, from: (a) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind; (b) any condition caused by events beyond the control of BlogHer that may cause the Promotion to be disrupted or corrupted; (c) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Promotion; (d) any and all losses, damages, rights, suits, claims and actions of any kind, including without limitation death and bodily injury, in connection with or arising from, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, the calculation, selection of the recipient charity, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of the donation; participation in the Promotion or any Promotion-related activity, or from any interaction with or downloading of computer Promotion information; [3] the Releasees do not make any representation, warranty or guarantee, express or implied, relating to the Promotion or the donation; [4]  BlogHer has the right, at its sole discretion, to modify these General Rules or to cancel, modify, terminate, or suspend the Promotion at any time; [5] the Releasees are not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Promotion, including but not limited to: errors in the advertising, General Rules, calculation and announcement of the donation amounts and distribution of the donations; [6] BlogHer has the right to modify donation procedures at its sole discretion; and [7] all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and BlogHer in connection with the Promotion, 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 or provisions (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California.

8. Donation List: For name(s) of charities donated to and associated donation amounts, mail a request letter and a self-addressed stamped envelope prior to January 7, 2013 to: BlogHer, Attn: Capella University Audience Activation For Charity Request, 1301 Shoreway Rd., Suite 340, Belmont, CA 94002.


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