PCH Search and Win


Official Rules for Search & Win Sweepstakes

August 20, 2017

The Search and Win Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") consists of a series of overlapping promotional Giveaways, each with a fixed number of Prizes to be awarded over a specified Promotional Period, in which participants qualify to win Prizes by using a commonly available internet search engine. Every Giveaway is subject to these Official Rules and the Terms of Use for this Web site except as expressly stated otherwise. No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase or payment will not increase your chances of winning.

1. Eligibility

The Sweepstakes is open to residents of the United States who are at least thirteen (13) years old and have an Internet connection. Employees of the Sponsor and any Promoter and their affiliates, Sweepstakes supervisors and members of their immediate families are not eligible to participate or win. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Void where prohibited. Participant's computer must accept cookies or any similar device used to track entries. See the Sponsor's Privacy Policy for more information about cookies.

2. How to Enter the Sweepstakes

To enter the Sweepstakes, just access a participating website then register or sign in and search the internet using its Search and Win search services. Each time you enter a unique search term, you will be eligible to win a prize. Clicking on a link or links after performing a search is not necessary to enter and does not improve a user's chances of winning. Clicking through to any other linked pages, including sponsored results and search results, will not result in additional Sweepstakes entries. No more than 25 searches per day will be eligible to win.

3. Current Prizes

Giveaway  10453

Promotional Period: Giveaway 10453 begins on August 20, 2017 (12:00 AM, ET) and ends on August 20, 2017 (11:59 PM, ET)

Prizes: Five (5) prizes with a value of Twenty Five ($25) each.

Winner Selection Methodology: Computer-generated potential winning time(s) will be randomly selected for all prizes. If you are the first person to search at or after a winning time, you will win a prize. Winning times will be generated consistent with user traffic estimates and may not be evenly distributed throughout the Promotional Period ("Instant Win Method").

4. What Happens If I Win?

You will be notified immediately if you have won a prize. All prizes under $600.00 will automatically be sent to you within 3-5 weeks. For prizes $600.00 and above, you will be contacted with further instructions on how to claim your prize. At least one prize in the amount promoted as a replenishable prize is guaranteed to be awarded during the promotional period, either as an instant win or in a random drawing at Giveaway end. All personally-identifiable information submitted by any winner to claim a prize is subject to the Privacy Policy.

5. Winner Verification; Prize Receipt

Winners may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and publicity release in order to claim their Prize. If you have not received your Prize within six weeks after the end of the relevant Promotional Period, you must contact Customer Service via our "Ask Us" Form at http://pchsearch.custhelp.com/app/ask/ by choosing "PCHSearch & Win" from the drop down list and filling out the given form. Failure to notify Customer Service of non-receipt within eight weeks after the end of the Promotional Period will result in forfeiture of the Prize.

6. Publicity

Participation constitutes consent to use of Winner's name, likeness and address (city, state) for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

7. General Conditions

Any Giveaway may be canceled, suspended and/or modified, in whole or in part, if in the opinion of the Sponsor any fraud, technical failure or other factor beyond its control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes. Neither the Sponsor nor any Promoter is responsible for computer malfunctions, network connections, email delivery problems, systems failure or incompatibility, typographical, technical or key-stroke errors, or interruptions in internet service.

Prizes may be offered in different promotional presentations, combined with other Prizes or substituted with another of comparable or greater value. (For example, a $10 Prize may be offered or fulfilled as cash, a gift card or merchandise of comparable value.) No other cash option for, or substitution, assignment or transfer of, any Prize is permitted. Movie ticket Prizes may be redeemed only at participating theatres. Claimed Prizes will be awarded within eight weeks after the end of the relevant Promotional Period. Unclaimed Prizes will not be awarded. Winner is responsible for all taxes.

Sponsor reserves the right, in the case where all Prizes have been awarded prior to the scheduled end of the Promotion Period for any Giveaway, either to end the Giveaway or to replace some or all of such Prizes and continue.

Only the first 25 legitimate searches across all Promoter Web sites (as defined in Section 10 below) each day during the Promotional Period will qualify as entries (the "Daily Entry Limit"); any additional searches will not be eligible to win. All days begin at 12:01 am ET and end at 11:59 pm ET on the date specified in each Giveaway. Searches for the same word, or for the letters of the alphabet, and other irrelevant search queries and similar schemes, will not be deemed to constitute legitimate searches. You may not enter with multiple identities or use any automated system or other device or artifice to enter or obtain more than the maximum number of qualified entries. If the Sponsor changes the number of qualifying searches per day, or elects to shorten the Promotion Period, it will provide at least one day's prior notice through these Official Rules. You and your entries may be disqualified if you attempt to circumvent these Official Rules or the Terms of Use of this Web site. At PCH's sole discretion, we may take action, including disabling a user's account, if we deem that a user is exhibiting unusual patterns of behavior and/or randomly and/or excessively clicking on a link or links after performing a search.

8. Limitations of Liability

If for any reason an entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, the entrant's sole remedy is another entry in the same or a comparable Sweepstakes (or, if that is not possible for any reason, in a random drawing from among other eligible entries for any or all of the unclaimed prizes offered in a Giveaway). No claimant in any dispute involving the Sponsor or any Promoter shall be entitled to claim or obtain indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages. Liability of the Sponsor or any Promoter on a claim is limited to the value of the Prize in question.

9. Disputes

Decisions of the Sponsor's Board of Judges are final. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to conduct a search will be deemed to be the entrant. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision in these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

10. Sponsor; Promoters

The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Publishers Clearing House, 101 Winners Circle, Jericho, NY 11753. The Sponsor may contract with others (each, a "Promoter") to make the Sweepstakes available through Search and Win opportunities offered on their respective Web sites (each, a "Promoter Web site"). All Participants have the same chance to win and the Daily Entry Limit applies at all times regardless of the Promoter Web site through which they enter. See Sweepstakes Facts for estimated odds of winning and other important messages. The Sponsor and some Promoters may offer additional benefits or features to Participants, but such benefits or features are independent of the Sweepstakes, do not affect the odds of winning a Prize and are not the responsibility of any other person.

11. Sweepstakes Results; Official Rules

For Sweepstakes results and/or a copy of these Official Rules, send a hand-printed, self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Sponsor at the address above within thirty (30) days after the end of the Promotional Period. VT and MA residents may exclude return postage.

Sweepstakes Facts for PCH Search & Win Prizes
Search & Win Sweepstakes
Prize/Value Giveaway Number Ending Date Estimated Odds of Winning Per Search
$125 (5 prizes with a value of $25 each.) 10453 08/20/2017 1 in 390,000

You Have Not Yet Won. All Entries Have The Same Chance Of Winning. The winner has not been identified. We don't know who the winner is. If you enter our Sweepstakes, your entry will have the same chance to win as every other entry.

Enter For Free. You don't have to buy anything to enter. Just follow the instructions in the Official Rules.

Enter The Search & Win Sweepstakes Up to 25 Times Per Day. Your first 25 searches each day qualify as entries in the Sweepstakes.

Buying Won't Help You Win. Your chances of winning without a purchase are the same as the chances of someone who buys something. It would not be lawful to give any advantage to buyers in a Sweepstakes.