Scribd x Miss Peregrine’s Giveaway SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES (for users of Facebook)


PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The Scribd x Miss Peregrine’s Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) begins on December 19, 2016 at 9:00:00AM Eastern Time (ET) and ends January 2, 2017 at 8:59:59PM Eastern Time (ET) (the "Promotion Period"). Each entrant (the “Participant”) unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Scribd, Inc. (the "Sponsor") which shall be final and binding in all respects.

PROMOTION ELIGIBILITY: The Promotion is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older at time of entry.  Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, independent sales distributors, prize providers, advertising and promotional agencies (“Promotion Entities”) (and immediate family members or those living in the same household with such individuals) are not eligible to participate.  Void outside the United States, in Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter the Promotion: During the Promotion Period, you must either 1) visit the official Scribd Facebook page located at (the “Webpage”), open the “GIVEAWAY: Scribd x Miss Peregrine’s” album by clicking on “Photos,” then “Albums,” then GIVEAWAY: Scribd x Miss Peregrine’s, which will contain one or more images promoting the Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children motion picture. Click “Comment” immediately below one of the images and post a written comment no more than 20 words in length stating why you love the movie or television program associated with the applicable image (“Comment”). Comments must comply with these rules to qualify for entry into this Promotion.  Sponsor reserves the right to remove Comments that do not so comply; or 2) send your name and email address together with a self-addressed stamped #10 envelope to: Scribd x Miss Peregrine’s Promotion, Scribd, 333 Bush Street #2400, San Francisco, CA, 94104, postmarked no later than January 2, 2017 (each, an “Entry”).  If you use a Comment, it must comply with Facebook’s Community Standards available at, together with all other official Facebook policies, rules, regulations and guidelines, as well as these Official Rules.  If a Participant deletes a Comment during the Promotion Period or prior to winner being finalized, the Participant will be disqualified.  All Entries must comply with these Official Rules.  Mechanically reproduced Entries will not be honored.  Limit: One (1) Entry per person during the Promotion Period, regardless of whether Participant has more than one Facebook account or email address.  Any form of entry other than those described herein is void.  Entries will not be acknowledged or returned.  Online Participants are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.  

Any attempt by any Participant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, Facebook accounts, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that Participant’s Entries and that Participant will be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification.  All Entries have an equal chance of winning. Entries will not be acknowledged or returned.

ENTRY GUIDELINES: Each Entry must comply with the following Entry Guidelines. Any Entry that, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, violates these Official Rules or the Entry Guidelines below will be disqualified and/or will not be eligible to win a prize.

The Comment, if any, must NOT, in the sole discretion of Sponsor:

  • Contain content that violates or infringes upon another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights (including, without limitation, trademark or copyright infringement);
  • Contain content that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, profane, pornographic, sexually explicit, suggestive or contain nudity, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous, controversial or libelous;
  • Contain content that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
  • Contain content that depicts illegal activity and cannot itself be unlawful, in violation of or contrary to applicable laws or regulations;
  • Disparage one or more Promotion Entities or any of the products or services of any Promotion Entity, any Promotion Entity’s competitors or their products or services, or any other person or party affiliated with the Promotion;
  • Contain company names, product names, brand names or trademarks other than those owned by a Promotion Entity, which Participant has a limited license to use for this Promotion solely to the extent expressly permitted hereunder, if at all;
  • Contains the names, likenesses, or other indicia identifying any celebrities and/or other public or private figure, living or dead;
  • Contain content with which one or more Promotion Entities does not wish to associate itself, in its or their sole discretion;
  • Contain content that is irrelevant to the purpose of the Promotion;
  • Contain content promoting alcohol, illegal drugs or tobacco; and/or
  • Communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate.

By submitting an Entry, each Participant consents to the Entry and the use of the Entry as set forth in these official rules, including its appearance on the Webpage. By participating, each Participant grants Sponsor permission to use his/her name, hometown and/or Entry for future advertising and publicity purposes in perpetuity in any and all media without additional compensation, notification or permission.  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to alter, change or modify any Entry. By submitting an Entry, each Participant consents to the use of the Entry for all purposes permitted hereunder. Entries made by any other individual or entity that is not the person named on the submitted Entry or made in any manner inconsistent with these Official Rules will be declared invalid and disqualified from this Promotion.


The prize drawing will be held on or around January 5, 2017. The drawing will be conducted either by independent persons or a computer program that randomly chooses the winner, from all eligible entries received and the random selection is final and binding.  


Grand Prize: There will be one (1) Grand Prize. The Grand Prize Winner will receive:

  • One (1) lifetime subscription to Scribd

  • One (1) helmet prop from film ($150)

  • One (1) Blu-ray combo pack ($29.95)

  • One (1) Miss Peregrine’s t-shirt ($25)

  • One (1) Miss Peregrine's shoulder bag ($25)

  • One (1) mystery bag of various “swag” from 20th Century FOX and Scribd ($50)

The ARV of Grand Prize is: $279.95

First Prizes: Five (5) First Prize Winners will each receive:

  • One (1) Blu-ray combo pack ($29.95 each)

  • One (1) 12-month subscription to Scribd

  • One (1) mystery bag of various “swag” from 20th Century FOX and Scribd ($50 each)

TOTAL ARV of First Prizes: $399.75

Second Prizes: Ten (10) Second Prize Winners will each receive:

  • One (1) Blu-ray combo pack ($29.95 each)

  • One (1) 12-month subscription to Scribd

TOTAL ARV of Second Prizes: $299.50

The total ARV of all prizes available to be won: $979.20.

Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.


On/about January 12, 2016, (i) for each potential winner who entered via Facebook (if any), Sponsor will post a response to your Comment notifying you that you have 48 hours to contact Sponsor at the Webpage using’s direct messaging feature and including your full name, mailing address and valid email address.  Sponsor will then attempt to contact you at the email address you provide; and (ii) for each potential winner who entered by mail (if any), Sponsor will attempt to contact you through the email address you provided with your Entry, notifying you that you have 48 hours to email Sponsor with your  full name and mailing address. 

Each potential winner may be required to sign and return, within 14 days’ of receipt or such other time period as is determined by Sponsor, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, and where allowable, a Publicity Release.  If a winner is deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the winner's parent or legal guardian may be required to execute and return Affidavit/ of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, and where allowable, a Publicity Release on minor’s behalf within the time periods set forth in the preceding sentence.

The prize will be awarded within approximately 6-8 weeks after the winner is verified.  

If any winner notification is returned as undeliverable, if a winner does not reply to Sponsor’s notifications within the time periods set forth in these official rules, or if the selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these official rules, the prize will in Sponsor’s discretion either be forfeited and go unawarded or will be awarded to an alternate winner selected in a separate random drawing from the remaining valid Entries.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Any other incidental expenses related to use and/or acceptance of prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.  No cash in lieu of prizes and no exchange or substitution of prizes, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value in case of prize unavailability.  Prize will not be replaced if lost or stolen.  

Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.

Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor.  Winner acknowledges that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Promotion and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered.

GENERAL: Participants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, and each releases and holds harmless the Promotion Entities, Facebook, Inc., each of their parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Promotion, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from any and all claims, liability, loss or damage, including any third party claims, arising from or relating to, in whole or in part, this Promotion, including entry and participation in this Promotion and acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize.  Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Promotion or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Each Participant further agrees that in the event of any third party claims, damages, losses or injuries, arising from or relating to this Promotion, Participant will defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Promotion Entities, Facebook, Inc., each of their parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Promotion, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each from any and all such claims, including the attorney’s fees related thereto.  The Promotion Entities are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of the prize. 

Although subsequent attempts to enter on a given day may be received, only the first complete Entry received from a particular Participant will be eligible; subsequent attempts by the same person to enter, including Entries submitted with an alternate Facebook account, email address and/or wireless telephone number, will be disqualified.

If for any reason this Promotion is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Promotion, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received at the time of the Promotion termination. The 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, or alteration of, Entries. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, misdirected or postage-due Entries, which will be disqualified.  Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or Entry to be received by the Sponsor due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Promotion or downloading any materials in this Promotion.  Sponsor is not responsible for incompatibility of Participant’s hardware, software or browser technology.

In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online Participant, Entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the Facebook account used at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who registered for and maintains a Facebook account in accordance with all laws, rules, regulations and Facebook policies, guidelines, rules and procedures.  Sponsor may ask any Participant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof that such party is the authorized account holder of the Facebook account associated with the Entry.  Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass Entries or Entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of Entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive Entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof; or (ii) any injury or damage to Participant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Promotion. By participating in the Promotion, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent sweepstakes administrator, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Promotion. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any promotion it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Promotion), and to select winners from among all eligible Entries received prior to withdrawal.





TECHNOLOGY CONDITIONS: The Promotion Entities assume no responsibility for any damage to a Participant's computer or telephone system that is directly or indirectly caused by accessing the Webpage or otherwise participating in the Promotion, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures, dropped or delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Sponsor’s clock will be the official timekeeper for this Promotion. Once submitted, subject to the Webpage’s terms of use, Entries become the property of the Sponsor. Except as otherwise provided in these Official Rules, information collected in connection with the Promotion will be used by Sponsor in accordance with its online privacy policy, located at   Entry in the Promotion must be made by the Participant and only at the Webpage.

DISQUALIFICATION: It is the Participant's responsibility to ensure compliance in all respects with these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to prohibit a Participant from participating in the Promotion or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said Participant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of this Promotion, including without limitation by actually or attempting to: tamper with the entry processes or the operation of the Promotion; act in violation of these Official Rules; act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

FORCE MAJEURE: Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Promotion, in whole or in part, or modify or suspend the Promotion in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Promotion is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Promotion. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Promotion as contemplated herein by any event beyond its reasonable control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health or other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal, state or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor's control, then subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Promotion. If the Promotion is terminated, in whole or in part, before the designated end date, Sponsor reserves the right to select the winners from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received as of the date/time of the event giving rise to the termination. Only the type and quantity of prizes described in these Official Rules will be awarded.

INVALIDITY: These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with law by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Promotion materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.

GOVERNING LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of the Participant and/or Sponsor in connection with the Promotion shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state's laws.  By participating in this Promotion, Participants agree that California courts shall have jurisdiction over any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Promotion and that venue shall be only in Los Angeles, California. Any such controversy or claim shall be litigated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated with any claim or controversy of any other party.  The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.

PRIVACY; TERMS; RULES:  By entering into the Sweepstakes, you accept these official Sweepstakes rules and Sponsor’s Privacy Policy ( and the Facebook Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and all other applicable Facebook rules, regulations, policies and guidelines.  

WINNER CONFIRMATION: For a written confirmation of the winner (available after January 5, 2017), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than February 5, 2017, to: Scribd x Mrs. Peregrine’s Sweepstakes Winner Confirmation Request, 333 Bush St., San Francisco, CA 94104

SPONSOR: Scribd, Inc., 333 Bush Street, Suite 2400, San Francisco, CA 94104

Fox, its parent, subsidiary and/or affiliated companies may have provided prizing for this Sweepstakes but are not otherwise responsible for any aspect of this promotion, including but not limited to the collection, submission or processing of entries, the administration of this Sweepstakes, selection of winner or prize fulfillment.

OFFICIAL RULES: To receive a copy of these Official Rules visit or mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to Scribd x Ms. Peregrine’s Sweepstakes Rules Request, 333 Bush Street, Suite 2400, San Francisco, CA 94104. Official Rules Requests must be received by February 5, 2017.

IMPORTANT: This Promotion is not in any manner sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor, not to Facebook. 

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