The public may be provided with the opportunity to visit preprod.rd.com/nicest (the “Site”) and vote on his/her favorite entry (each a “Vote”) from the finalists announced on RD.com on or about June 24, 2021 at 12:01 p.m. Eastern Time in the Reader’s Digest “Nicest Places in America” 2021 promotion. At that point, the voting period for this promotion (the “Voting Period”) will commence and last for four weeks from commencement (i.e., until on or about July 15, 2021 at 12:01 p.m. Eastern Time), subject to the terms and conditions herein. Any change to the Voting Period will be posted here; please check this site for any change. The voting tally is one factor that will be considered by Reader’s Digest in determining the winners of this promotion, except as otherwise provided herein. In the event of technical difficulties, voting dates are subject to change without notice. All persons eligible to enter this promotion in accordance with the Official Rules are eligible to vote. Limit one (1) vote per person and per email address per day during the Voting Period. Votes must be entered manually. Entrants and voters are prohibited from obtaining votes by any fraudulent or inappropriate means, including, without limitation, paying for votes, offering sweepstakes/contest entries, awards or other inducements or any kind of consideration to persons in exchange for votes, or as determined by Trusted Media Brands, Inc. (“Sponsor”) in its sole discretion. Votes generated by script, macro or other automated means or which subvert or impair the integrity of the voting process, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will be void. Any attempt by any entrant, voter and/or his/her family/friends or any other individual to vote using any fraudulent mechanism, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, shall give Sponsor the right to void the votes in question and/or disqualify the entry in its sole discretion. Voting must be completed by the actual person casting the vote. A person may not vote on behalf of another person. Multiple votes by one person or email address on any day will be disqualified. Voters must follow instructions on Site to submit their votes.
Sponsor and its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, consultants, agents, participating advertising and promotion agencies and suppliers, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the foregoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) are not responsible for incorrect/inaccurate voting information. Released Parties assume 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, votes. Released Parties are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any vote to be cast or tabulated on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at a website, or any combination thereof or for any other reason, or for any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in voting process or downloading any materials. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE VOTING PROCESS OR THE COMPETITION 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 ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, terminate, or suspend the voting or void any vote should a virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, action of entrant or voter, or other cause corrupt or impair the administration, security, or fairness of the voting. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual they find to be violating these terms, tampering with the voting process, or acting in an unsportsmanlike or improper manner and void all associated votes. If the voting process is terminated early by Sponsor, Sponsor reserves the right to count the eligible votes among all non-suspect, eligible votes received up to time of cancellation, or not count the votes. The decision of the Sponsor with respect to the tallying of votes, determination of the winners, and the invalidation or disqualification of any suspected votes, shall be in its sole discretion and final and binding.