Pre-Order Contest Rules

By submitting an entry to the The Start-Up of You “Pre-Order” Sweepstakes, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of The Start-Up of You and that you satisfy all eligibility requirements. This contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law. No purchase necessary.

To enter the contest, forward your email receipt of purchase of The Start-Up of You book to “” All entries must be submitted during the period that the contest is being offered, according to all applicable directions as listed on the website, contest entry form, and/or emails or the entry will be void. Those who do not fill in all the required fields will be disqualified. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. The Start-Up of You is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, incomprehensible or misdirected entries, bugs, failures in servers, hardware or software transmission failure or loss or delayed or corrupted data transmissions or any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from downloading any portion of this contest. There is a limit of one entry per person. Entries must be received by February 13, 2012, 11:59pm PST.

This contest is open to legal residents of the United States who are 21 years of age or older. Employees, partners, service providers of The Start-Up of You are not eligible to participate in the contest and/or win a prize. Additionally, relatives of such employees, partners, service providers are not eligible to win. For the purposes of this contest, relatives are defined as spouse, mother, father, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren.

One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded consisting of a package of 20 books, to be selected by The Start-Up of You.  No transfer, cash equivalent or prize substitution allowed, except at The Start-Up of You’s sole discretion. The winner will be notified via telephone, mail or e-mail that he/she, subject to verification, is a winner. If a winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been made during three (3) business days from The Start-Up of You’s first attempt, or if an entrant is found to be ineligible, an alternate winner may be selected. The Start-Up of You withholds the right to substitute books for any reason.

The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

All entrants, as a condition of entry, agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of The Start-Up of You. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Except where prohibited by law, by entering this contest, each entrant consents to the use of his/her name, voice, picture, likeness and biographical data and/or any other information contained in his/her entry in advertising, promotional and marketing materials by The Start-Up of You and its Affiliates without additional compensation, which may require, without limitation, winner to appear in person on a television, radio or Internet broadcast. In addition, by entering, all entrants, except where prohibited by law, consent to being photographed, filmed, taped and/or interviewed about the sweepstakes. In connection therewith, all entrants grant full permission and consent to The Start-Up of You and its Affiliates to utilize any of the results of such photographing, filming, taping and/or interviewing in any and all media now known or hereafter devised and hereby release The Start-Up of You and its Affiliates from all liability related thereto. Winner, by acceptance of any prize, agrees to release The Start-Up of You and its Affiliates from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of any prize or while traveling to and from a location to obtain or use any prize. Further, no responsibilities are accepted for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, re-routing, or acts of any government or authority. Neither The Start-Up of You and its Affiliates make any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the use of any Prize including, without limitation, quality, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. Neither The Start-Up of You and its Affiliates are responsible for technical, hardware, software, or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by The Start-Up of You and its Affiliates, the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this contest, its prizes or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this contest and which may limit a participant’s ability to participate in this contest. Entries that are incomplete, illegible or corrupted are void and will not be accepted. Any person who supplies false information, enters by fraudulent means, or is otherwise determined to be in violation of these official rules in an attempt to obtain any prize will forfeit the prize won and may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. The contest shall be governed by U.S. law. The Start-Up of You withholds the right to modify these official rules in any way or at any time, as long as it gives reasonable notice.

The Start-Up of You, LLC