Tools for Educators Projector Giveaway Rules
The following Sweepstakes is intended for participation in the United States only and shall only be construed and evaluated according to United States law. Do not proceed in this Sweepstakes if you are not a legal resident of one of the 50 United States or D.C., or if you do not fall within the other eligibility requirements set forth in the official rules below.
HOW TO ENTER:
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
To enter the Tools for Educators Projector Giveaway, complete the entry form between 12:00:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on October 11, 2010 and 11:59:59 p.m. ET on October 21, 2010 (the “Entry Period”). Entries become property of AVI-SPL, Inc. By submitting an entry, the author waives all rights of ownership, control, and future compensation. By submitting your entry, you allow your entry and school name to be posted for public voting. Voting will take place between 12:00:00 a.m. ET October 25, 2010 and 11:59:59 p.m. ET on October 28, 2010. The entry with the most votes receives the Prize (defined below). In the event of a tie, AVI-SPL reserves the right to pick a winner, or to extend the voting period until a winner is selected. All entries must be submitted via Entry Form during the Entry Period, according to all applicable directions as listed on the Web Site, 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. Sponsor (defined below) 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 Sweepstakes. All entries will become the property of Sponsor and none will be returned. Limit one entry per school and per email address. If Sponsor discovers multiple entries submitted for the same school, the first entry submitted will be accepted for the contest, and later submissions will be disqualified. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law. The potential winning school will be notified via entrant’s e-mail that the school, subject to verification, is the Prize winner. If a potential winning school does not respond within seven (7) business days from Sponsor’s first notification attempt, or if an entrant is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with the official rules, or if the potential winning school rejects the Prize, such potential winning school will be disqualified and an alternate winning school may be selected. If any Prize or Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the winning school may be disqualified and an alternate winning school may be selected at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
The Sweepstakes is open to public or private K-12 schools, operating in one of the fifty (50) United States or District of Columbia (“D.C.”) (but specifically excluding U.S. territories and protectorates (including, without limitation, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa) and foreign-based U.S. embassies and military installations). Individuals entering the contest must be 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. Employees of AVI-SPL, Inc. (“Sponsor”), and its partners, parent companies, divisions, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising, promotion and public relations agencies and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, agents and assigns (collectively, the “Sponsor Affiliates”) are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes and/or win a Prize. Additionally, relatives and household members (whether related or not) of such employees are not eligible to win. For the purposes of this Sweepstakes, relatives are defined as spouse, mother, father, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren (whether biological, adopted, step or in-law). In addition, you are not eligible to participate or win a Prize in this Sweepstakes if you have been involved in the development, production (including Prize suppliers), implementation and distribution of this Sweepstakes or any of Sponsor’s websites.
One (1) Prize consisting of one (1) NEC M260X Projector will be awarded in the Sweepstakes. Prize winners will be determined based on votes received during the voting period. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the prize is $1199.99.
Limit one (1) prize per school/e-mail address. No transfer, cash equivalent or Prize substitution allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. To claim the prize, a school representative must submit a letter of acceptance signed by the school Principal on official school stationery. Sponsor may also require winner(s) (or winner’s parent/legal guardian if winner is an eligible minor) to sign an affidavit of eligibility, liability release, and publicity release (where legal) as a condition of winner being awarded a Prize, and such signed documents must be returned within time frame set forth by Sponsor in winner notification materials or prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Decisions made by Sponsor are final in all matters, including interpretation of these official rules, awarding of the Prize and the value placed on a Prize and those decisions are final, binding and cannot be appealed. If legitimately claimed, the Prize will be awarded. Unclaimed prizes may not be awarded. In no event will more than the stated number of Prizes be awarded. All expenses not specified herein, including, without limitation, all federal, state and local taxes, are each winner’s sole responsibility.
ODDS OF WINNING:
The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received at the time of each voting.
LIMITATION ON LIABILITY / DISCLAIMER / OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
All entrants, as a condition of entry, agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Except where prohibited by law, by entering the Sweepstakes and/or accepting a prize, each winner consents to the use of his/her name, voice, picture, likeness, statements, and biographical data and/or any other information contained in his/her entry in advertising, promotional and marketing materials in all media now known or hereafter devised or discovered throughout the universe in perpetuity by Sponsor and the Sponsor Affiliates without notice, review, approval, permission or additional compensation.
All Prize claims and winner materials will be verified by Sponsor and/or Sponsor Affiliates. For any reason, including if this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, because of any infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control which corrupts or threatens to corrupt or adversely affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, suspend and/or modify this Sweepstakes and Sponsor reserves the right (but not the obligation) to pick a winning school from among all eligible entries received prior to such cancellation, suspension or modification of the Sweepstakes. Winner, by acceptance of any Prize, and entrant, by submitting an entry, agrees to release Sponsor and the Sponsor Affiliates, from any and all liability, claims, actions of any kind whatsoever, demands, losses, liabilities, costs (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees, court costs and disbursements) and expenses for injuries, damages or losses (whether actual, incidental or consequential) to persons and property arising, directly or indirectly, from participation in the Sweepstakes and/or the receipt, redemption, ownership, use or misuse of any Prize. Further, no responsibilities are accepted for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, re-routing, or acts of any government or authority. Neither Sponsor nor the Sponsor 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 Sponsor nor the Sponsor 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 Sponsor or the Sponsor Affiliates, the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Sweepstakes and which may limit a participant’s ability to participate in this Sweepstakes. Entries that are incomplete, illegible, misdirected, late 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. Sponsor and the Sponsor Affiliates shall not be responsible for failure to supply a Prize or any part thereof by reasons of any act of God or other reasons beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor and/or the Sponsor Affiliates. The Sweepstakes shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida without regard to conflict or choice of law principles. Any action by entrant or any third party brought to enforce these rules or, in connection with any matters related to the Web Site shall be brought individually without resort to class action of any kind only in either the State or Federal Courts located in Hillsborough County, Florida, and by entering this Sweepstakes you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of said courts. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby waive any and all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages. Each entrant further agrees to not knowingly: damage or cause interruption of the Sweepstakes; prevent others from using the Sweepstakes; or obtain or modify another user’s non-public account information without their consent. Submission of an entry is acknowledgment of and agreement to be bound by all terms and conditions of these official rules. In the event of a dispute concerning who submitted an e-mail entry, the entry will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. An authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE ANY ONLINE SERVICE OR WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES VIOLATES CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS. IF SUCH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR MAY DISQUALIFY ANY SWEEPSTAKES ENTRANT MAKING SUCH ATTEMPT AND SPONSOR MAY SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Sponsor can modify these official rules in any way or at any time, as long as Sponsor gives reasonable notice on the Web Site.
For names of winners send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by November 30, 2010 to: Tools for Educators Projector Giveaway Winners List, 6301 Benjamin Road, Suite 101, Tampa, FL 33634.
AVI-SPL, Inc., 6301 Benjamin Road, Ste. 106, Tampa, FL 33634 (“Sponsor”).