Every book published on BookRix between May 15, 2013 and July 15, 2013 is automatically entered to win!
The first writer to sell 10,000 copies of their eBook before September 30, 2013 will be rewarded by BookRix with a $5,000 cash bonus!
The winner will be announced no later than November 30, 2013.
The following regulations (hereinafter "Terms and Conditions") apply for participation in the contest organized by BookRix GmbH & Co. KG ("Provider", hereinafter referred to as "Promoter") "5 years of Books means $5,000 for you "(hereinafter:" Competition "):
1. Consent of the user with the terms and conditions
By participating in the competition the users declare that they agree to the terms and conditions.
3. Possible entrants
The contest is open to all users. Minors require the consent of a legal representative to participate. Employers of the Organizer or of BookRix Verwaltungs-GmbH and their respective relatives are excluded from participating in the competition.
4. Entry Fee
Participation in the competition is free of charge.
5. Participation as author:
To participate as an author you have to sign in to BookRix and publish your own sale book. Multiple books can be accepted for entry, but only the best-selling eBook will be included in the competition.
6. Requirements for stories (rights of the author, length and language)
The author may only register his/her own books for the competition. This means that the author must own all the rights to the registered book and the contents of the book. Books which violate the rights of third parties, may not be registered.
The books must have a publication date between 05/15/2013 and 07/15/2013.
Books must have a cover and must be written in the English language.
The books must have a minimum sale price of $0,99.
Participating books must have a minimum length of 10,000 words.
7. Application; deadlines for the registration of books
Books can be registered for the competition until 07/15/2013. Books registered after this date will not be considered. The registration can only be done on BookRix.
8. Prize for the winner
The first author who sells over 10,000 copies of his/her book will be rewarded with a winning bonus of $5,000 by the organizer. The deadline for achieving the sale of at least 10,000 copies ends on 09/01/2013. If no author reaches the goal of selling more than 10,000 copies of his/her eBook until 09/01/2013, no author will receive the cash bonus. However BookRix may give out a consolation prize to the bestselling author.
9. Marketing of the participating books
The participating author is authorized to market and promote his/her book any way he/she wants. Furthermore, BookRix reserves the right to also promote the books or draw attention to the books on BookRix and / or on external sites.
10. Notification and publication of the name of the winner
The winner will be notified by the organizer until 10/31/2013 by email or personal message. In addition, the name of the winner will be published both on BookRix as well as in the Organizer's newsletter.
11. Payment of monetary prizes; non-transferability of claims
The winnings will be paid by the organizer to the winner’s account (as saved in the winner’s account details).
12. Use of personal information is solely used to send out the price
The organizer will use the winner's personal contact information exclusively for the transfer of the prize money. A transfer of data to third parties by the organizer will not happen.
13. Exclusion of participants by the organizer; consequences of exclusion
The organizer is entitled to exclude users from the competition, who violate the terms and conditions and / or the code of conduct. By excluding a user from the competition, the user is automatically deleted from the competition.
14. Early termination of the Contest
BookRix reserves the right to cancel the competition at any time without notice and without explanation. This may happen due to technical reasons (i.e. viruses in the computer system, manipulation or errors in the hardware and / or software) or legal reasons, in which the proper execution of the contest cannot be guaranteed. If such a termination is caused by a participant's behavior, BookRix may demand compensation for the damage suffered by that person. Moreover, BookRix reserves the right to slightly adjust the terms and conditions.
15 Liability exclusion of the organizer and prohibition
Hereby the terms and conditions are expressly mentioned again.
16. Exclusion of the legal recourse