Four Weeks Magazine Sweepstakes 2006 Rules and Restrictions

No purchase necessary to enter or win. Product purchase will not enhance chances of winning a prize.

1. ELIGIBILITY
The  (the "Sweepstakes" or "Promotion") is offered and open only to entrants worldwide who are at least 13 years old at the time of entry. Employees and directors of Four Weeks Magazine and Worldwide Hormonology Media Group, LLC ("Sponsor" or "Four Weeks"), their parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies, advertising and promotion agencies, judges and legal advisors, and the immediate family or members of the households of such employees and directors are not eligible. By entering, you (and your parents and legal guardians if you are a minor) agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the directors of Worldwide Hormonology Media Group LLC, which are final and binding in all respects.

Void where prohibited.

2. PROMOTIONAL PERIOD
Promotional period begins on February 1, 2006 at 5:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET), and ends on December 31, 2006 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET ("Promotional Period"). The Promotional Period shall consist of consecutive 24-hour periods (each a "Day") commencing as of 5:00 a.m. ET each day and ending on the following day at 4:59:59 a.m. ET, except that the final Day of the Promotional Period shall end at 11:59 p.m. ET. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the promotion by giving notice during any calendar month, deemed appropriate by Sponsor, in which case the Promotion will terminate on the last day of that calendar month. The Grand Prize will nevertheless be awarded as stated below in the event of any early termination based upon all entries received prior to the moment of termination.

3. ENTRY
There are two ways to enter: The Internet Method and the Mail-In Method.

Internet Method: To enter the Four Weeks Magazine Sweepstakes by means of the Internet, access the FourWeeksMag.com web site located at http://www.FourWeeksMag.com. Complete the registration form for membership in the Four Weeks Magazine web service (if you have not already registered) by submitting your full and active email address, and any other requested fields and follow the other instructions set forth on the web site. By becoming a registered member of the Four Weeks Magazine mailing list, you incur no obligations other than your agreement to be bound by the Four Weeks Magazine Terms of Service and Privacy Policy and to receive emails from Four Weeks Magazine. You may opt-out of the receipt of such email by following the opt-out directions in any email you receive or as posted on the web site. If you are a registered member of Four Weeks Magazine prior to February 1, 2006, you will be automatically entered in this Sweepstakes.

Mail-in Method: To enter the Four Weeks Magazine Sweepstakes by mail, on a 3"x 5" card in black or blue ink hand print your full name, complete home address (including zip code), home telephone number with area code, date of birth, gender, email address (if available), and in the upper right hand corner of the card, your home phone number (including area code) followed by your first, middle and last initials and mail in a first class stamped #11 envelope to: Four Weeks Magazine Sweepstakes Entries c/o Four Weeks Magazine, 1324 Lexington Avenue, Suite 200, New York NY 10128. Limit 1 card per person per day. ALL OTHER MAIL-IN ENTRIES ARE VOID. If entry is by a minor, the following must be hand printed on the card "I have read and agree to the Official Rules of the Four Weeks Magazine Sweepstakes 2006, and my child has my permission to participate in the Sweepstakes." The name of the minor's parent/legal guardian must be printed, signed, and dated next to such statement.

Unless otherwise specified in writing on the Four Weeks Magazine web site, any other attempt at Internet, email or mail-in entry is void.

Entrants may enter the Sweepstakes up to once a day. Entrants may not enter with multiple email and/or multiple identities nor may entrants use any other device or artifice to obtain more than the maximum number of entries. Any entrant who attempts to participate with multiple email and/or multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to obtain more than the maximum number of entries may be disqualified.

4. DRAWING
One Grand Prize Winner will be selected by random drawing from all eligible entries received.  Drawing for the Grand Prize will take place on or about 1/15/07.

5. PRIZE/ODDS
(1) Grand Prize: There will be one Grand Prize awarded for the entire Promotional Period. The Grand Prize winner will receive a $150 gift certificate to Sephora.com (http://www.Sephora.com). Odds of winning the Grand Prize depends on the number of eligible entries received for that drawing. No assignment, transfer or substitution of prize is permitted. All prizes are expressed in U.S. Dollars.

Taxes are the sole responsibility of winner.

A prize won by a minor (as minor is defined by the jurisdiction of minor's residence) will be awarded in the name of, or to, the minor's parent or legal guardian, or as may otherwise be deemed appropriate by Sponsor, in its sole judgment. The parent or guardian of a winning-minor must execute all documents and agree to all obligations and undertakings on behalf of himself/herself and the winning minor or prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.

6. GENERAL CONDITIONS
Winners, and winners' parents or legal guardians if winner is a minor (both on behalf of themselves and winner) must complete, execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and where lawful, a Publicity Release within 7 days of notification. Failure to timely return documents, or if prize notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable, or if winner is found not to be in compliance with these Official Rules or otherwise ineligible, may result in disqualification with an alternate winner selected.

Where permitted by law, winner, and winners' parents or legal guardians if winner is a minor (both on behalf of themselves and winner), (and in those instances when interim drawings have taken place, those who have been selected in the interim drawings) grant to Sponsor, and those acting pursuant to its direction or control, (and agree to confirm such grant in writing upon request), the right to print, publish, broadcast and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the world wide web, at any time or times, the winner's name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and biographical information as news or information and for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without additional consideration and without notification, review or approval.

Participants, (and participants parents or legal guardians if participant is a minor (both on behalf of themselves and winner), release and agree to hold harmless Sponsor, Worldwide Hormonology Media Group LLC, and their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to person, including death, and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Grand Prize, participation in this Sweepstakes, or participation in any of this Sweepstakes'-related activity.

Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or web site; to be in violation of the Terms of Service of the web site; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed or like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods and persons using any such methods will be disqualified.

If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing to award the Grand Prize using all eligible non-suspect entries received as of the termination date. If the Sweepstakes is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted at http://www.fourweeksmag.com.

ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM THOSE RESPONSIBLE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

7. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LATE, LOST, ILLEGIBLE, MISDIRECTED, STOLEN, UNDELIVERED, SEPARATED, OR POSTAGE DUE ENTRIES OR MAIL, AND SPONSOR ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMMUNICATIONS LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO ITS WEB SITES. SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PROBLEMS OR TECHNICAL MALFUNCTION OF ANY TELEPHONE NETWORK OR TELEPHONE LINES, COMPUTER ON-LINE SYSTEMS, SERVERS, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, FAILURE OF ANY E-MAIL OR ENTRY TO BE RECEIVED BY SPONSOR ON ACCOUNT OF TECHNICAL PROBLEMS, HUMAN ERROR OR TRAFFIC CONGESTION ON THE INTERNET OR AT ANY WEB SITE, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF.

SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INCORRECT OR INACCURATE CAPTURE OF INFORMATION OR THE FAILURE TO CAPTURE SUCH INFORMATION, WHETHER CAUSED BY WEB SITE USERS, TAMPERING OR HACKING, OR BY ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATED WITH OR UTILIZED IN THE SWEEPSTAKES. SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR INJURY OR DAMAGE TO PARTICIPANTS' OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON'S COMPUTER RELATED TO OR RESULTING FROM PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR DOWNLOADING MATERIALS FROM OR USE OF THE WEB SITE.

IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR, WORLDWIDE HORMONOLOGY MEDIA GROUP, LLC, OR THEIR PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES AND RELATED COMPANIES, THEIR ADVERTISING OR PROMOTION AGENCIES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS, BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THIS PROMOTION, ACCESS TO AND USE OF INTERNET SITE WWW.FOURWEEKSMAG.COM OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM SAID SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THIS SITE AND IN THIS PROMOTION IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

8. ARBITRATION AND DISPUTES
As a condition of participating in this Promotion, participant (and their parents/legal guardians if participants are minors) agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prizes awarded, or the determination of winners shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this Promotion), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant and Sponsor in connection with this Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A., without giving effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof, and all proceedings shall take place in that State in the City of New York, County of New York.

In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

9. WINNERS LIST
For name of the Grand Prize winner mail a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by February 1, 2007 to: Four Weeks Magazine Grand Prize Winner, 1324 Lexington Avenue, Suite 200, New York, NY 10128. For Official Rules mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to the above address marked "Official Rules: Four Weeks Magazine Sweepstakes" for receipt by February1, 2007. The name of winner will also be posted at http://www.fourweeksmag.com. Sponsored by: Four Weeks Magazine and Worldwide Hormonology Media Group LLC ("Sponsor") 1324 Lexington Avenue, Suite 200, New York, NY 10128.

  

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