NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING
DATES OF CONTEST: The Contest begins at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on September 20, 2017 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on October 30, 2017 (“Contest Period”). For purposes of these Official Rules, all times are given in Eastern Time. The Contest computer is the “official computer” and official time keeping device for this Contest.
ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is only open to permanent legal US residents who are thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of entry (the “Contestant”). Employees and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings or spouse, regardless of where they live, or persons living in the same household, whether related or not) of SilverTech, Inc. (the “Sponsor”) are not eligible to participate. The Contest is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. By entering this Contest, Contestants indicate their full and unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and/or Independent Administrator, which are final and binding in all respects. Winning a Prize (defined in the “PRIZES” section below) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE: Contestant must complete entry form in order to be eligible. To participate, visit www.surveymonkey.com/r/2018-state-of-digital during the Contest Period and complete the survey (the “Submission”). This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Survey Monkey. You understand that you are supplying your information to the Sponsor and not to Survey Monkey.
There is a limit of one (1) Submission per person during the Contest Period.
All Submissions must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on October 30, 2017.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS: The Submission must be an original post created by the Contestant and cannot have previously won a contest or other promotion. Contestant’s original post cannot infringe on the intellectual property, privacy, or publicity rights or any other legal or moral rights of any third party. The Submission must be in English and must NOT include the brand name or the trademark of any other entity, except for SilverTech.
Submissions not meeting the requirements as set forth in these Official Rules or that contain prohibited, inappropriate, or irrelevant content, as determined by Sponsor and/or Independent Administrator in its/their sole discretion, will not be eligible for judging and will be disqualified. Any Submission suspected by Sponsor and/or Independent Administrator of violating the proprietary rights of any third party (including intellectual property rights and rights of privacy/publicity), or any local, state or federal law(s) will be disqualified, at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
The Released Parties (defined in the “NO LIABILITY” section below) are not responsible for any Submission that is lost, late, misdirected or undeliverable, whether due to system errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operation or transmissions or any other reason, theft or destruction or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunication malfunctions, Submissions not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, technical malfunctions, or otherwise. Each Submission will be reviewed and approved by the Sponsor before being posted to any other website or judged.
By participating, Contestant agrees that their Submission may be shared on social media sites or other websites by the Sponsor.
By submitting a Submission, Contestant grants Sponsor and its affiliated companies worldwide, a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, unconditional, and fully paid-up right to publicly perform, display, broadcast, or transmit the Submission, in whole or in part, for promotion and marketing purposes worldwide in any and all forms of media, whether now known or hereafter devised, and to distribute (directly or indirectly through multiple tiers) the Submission to Sponsor’s affiliates, its marketing agencies, and to third parties for these purposes. Without limiting the foregoing, each Contestant consents to have his/her Submission, including photos, made available for public viewing and/or comment on the Internet.
Submissions must be truthful in all respects. Each Contestant further agrees and warrants that he/she shall not submit any Submission that is known by the Contestant to (a) be false, inaccurate, or misleading; (b) that infringes on any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; (c) that violates any law, statute, ordinance, or regulation (including, but not limited to, those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination, or false advertising); and (d) that is or may reasonably be considered defamatory, libelous, hateful, racially or religiously biased or offensive, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing to any individual, partnership, or corporation.
NON-QUALIFYING SUBMISSIONS: Submissions (a) containing general obscene, lewd, crude, vulgar, profane, defamatory or inappropriate text, including acts of violence or acts that appear to cause harm; (b) containing other offensive content and/or any content expressing explicit, graphic or excessive indecent content that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable, or offensive, and/or (c) containing and displaying third-party brands prominently and intentionally, or any materials that violate or infringe (or may infringe) any copyright (including, without limitation, music or artistic work), trademark, logo, or other mark that identifies a brand, entity or other proprietary right of any person living or deceased, including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light or (d) otherwise violate these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, shall be disqualified from the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify a Submission with offensive content or material that it feels is inappropriate in any way. Late Submissions or Submissions sent via any other method than those stated above will not be accepted.
JUDGING: On or about October 30, 2017, all eligible Submissions received during the Contest Period will be compiled by the Sponsor with the winner chosen at random.
The One (1) Submission that is chosen at random is deemed a prize winner (each, a “Prize Winner”).
The drawing of Submissions will be conducted by the Sponsor, whose decisions are based upon its sole discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules and are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right not to award all Prizes if, in its sole discretion, it receives an insufficient number of eligible and qualified Submissions. Prize awards are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms and conditions of these Official Rules.
NOTIFICATIONS/CLAIMS: POTENTIAL PRIZE WINNER WILL BE NOTIFIED BY THE SPONSOR VIA AN EMAIL AND/OR PHONE CALL ONE (1) TO TWO (2) BUSINESS DAYS FROM THE FINAL DETERMINATION THE PRIZE WINNER, ON OR ABOUT OCTOBER 30, 2017 (EACH A “NOTIFICATION”). The Notification will request that the potential Prize Winner respond back to the Sponsor’s email or phone call with specific personal information to include first name, last name, physical address, city, state, zip, and date of birth within two (2) days of receiving such Notification.
In the event the Sponsor cannot reach a potential Prize Winner via the Notification method listed above, a potential Prize Winner does not respond by the date indicated within such Notification, or if it is determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, that a potential Prize Winner is not eligible in accordance with these Official Rules, such potential Prize Winner will be disqualified (without compensation of any kind) and an alternate Prize Winner will be randomly selected. Each Prize Winner consents to the use of his/her name/Facebook username, address (city & state), voice, and/or likeness in advertising worldwide without additional notice or compensation. All Prizes will be awarded approximately six (6) to eight (8) weeks from the date in which all Prize Winners are confirmed via registered mail. In the event a Prize is returned as “undeliverable” and the accurate address of such Prize Winner cannot be obtained, such Prize Winner will be disqualified (without compensation of any kind) and an alternate Prize Winner will be selected.
PRIZES: One (1) prize of a $150 Amazon Gift Card (the “Prize”) will be awarded to the Prize Winner, having an approximate retail value (“ARV”) of One Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($150.00). A total of one (1) Prize will be awarded. The total ARV of all Prizes to be awarded is One Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($150.00).
No transfer, substitution, or cash redemption of Prizes is permitted, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as otherwise provided herein. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if a Prize becomes unavailable due to reasons beyond the control of the Sponsor. Prize Winners are solely responsible for any federal, state and local taxes if applicable. No more than the number of Prizes set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded. Except as otherwise set forth herein, all Prizes will be awarded.
GENERAL RULES OF PARTICIPATION: By participating in this Contest, Contestants and Prize Winners [a] release each and all of the Released Parties from any and all liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described) with respect to or arising out of participation in the Contest, and/or the receipt or use/misuse of the Prizes awarded, including, without limitation, liability for personal injury, death or property damage; and [b] agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor/Independent Administrator, which are final in all respects and not subject to appeal. Sponsor reserves the right permanently to disqualify from this Contest any Contestant or Prize Winner it believes has violated these Official Rules. Winning a Prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use Prize Winner’s name, address (city & state), voice and/or likeness for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity, for this Contest only, without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. The Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, undeliverable or incomplete Submissions, whether due to system errors or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunication malfunctions, Submissions not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, technical malfunctions, or otherwise. Sponsor may prohibit a Contestant from participating in the Contest or winning a Prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said Contestant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Contestants, Sponsor, or the Contest Entities. If for any reason this Contest is not able to be conducted as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest and judge from those Submissions received up to the cancellation/, termination, modification, or suspension date. Notification of such action will be provided on the Sponsor’s Facebook page. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. SPONSOR'S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THESE PROVISIONS.
NO LIABILITY: By participating, Contestants and Prize Winners agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, Survey Money, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claims made by the Prize Winners, Contestants, or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of this Contest as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from receipt, acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a Prize or participation in any Contest-related activity or participation in this Contest.
DISPUTES: Contestants agree that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or a Prize awarded shall be resolved individually. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, a Contestant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of New Hampshire, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of New Hampshire or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than New Hampshire.
WINNER’S LIST/RULES REQUEST: For the name of the Prize Winners or a copy of these Official Rules, please submit a self-addressed, stamped envelope by November 30, 2017 to “SilverTech 2018 State of Marketing Survey” (please specify “Winner’s List” or “Rules Request”), 196 Bridge Street, Manchester, NH 03104.
SPONSOR: SilverTech, Inc., 196 Bridge Street, Manchester, NH 03104
This Contest shall not be published without permission of the Sponsor.