OFFICIAL RULES - Medical Economics State of the Profession Survey
Medical Economics State of the Profession Survey
NO PURCHASE OR SURVEY COMPLETION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR COMPLETION OF THE SURVEY WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER WHO ARE THE DIRECT AND INTENDED RECIPIENTS OF THIS EMAIL. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Employees (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of the Advanstar Communications Inc. (“Sponsor”), and its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and/or Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
TO ENTER: Between 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on June 25, 2012 and 5:00 p.m. ET on July 3, 2012 (the “Entry Period”), visit http://advanstar-communications.medec-survey.sgizmo.com/s3/ and complete and submit the official entry form. Entry in sweepstakes is not conditioned on completion of survey. All entries must be received by 5:00 p.m. ET on July 3, 2012 to be eligible. Limit one (1) entry per person/email address for the duration of the Entry Period. Multiple entries received from any person or e-mail address after the first entry received from that person or email address will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
DRAWING: Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing held on or about July 31, 2012 from all eligible entries received. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Potential winners will be notified by email, mail and/or telephone and may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within seven (7) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact potential winner within a reasonable time period or potential winner is not in compliance with these rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner selected. If winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her state of residence, Sponsor may, at its sole discretion, award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winner set fort herein.
PRIZES: Five VISA gift cards, Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each is $100.00; total ARV of all prizes is $500. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Gift card is subject to terms and conditions specified by its issuer. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize with one of comparable or greater value. Winners are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of a prize not specified herein as being awarded, including any service plan. All prize details are at Sponsor’s discretion.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered or garbled entries, surveys or email; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or malfunctions of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or malfunctions which may occur in connection with the administration of the sweepstakes, the processing of entries or surveys, the announcement of the prize or in any sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the sweepstakes or website, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should the sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of prize or participation in this sweepstakes. Winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, and on the Internet and world wide web, in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.
ENTRANT’S INFORMATION USE.
WINNER’S NAME: For the name of the winners (available after August 1, 2012), send a hand-printed, self-addressed, stamped, envelope by November 1, 2012 to: Medical Economics State of the Profession Survey, Advanstar Communications Inc., 24950 Country Club Blvd., North Olmsted, Ohio 44070.