ActualTech Media Online Event PRIZE DRAWING OFFICIAL RULES
Key Points Summary:
- Must be present on the live events to be eligible to win
- Winners have the option to make donation to a selected charity, but only charities approved by ActualTech Media
- All prize winners must submit an IRS form W9 to ActualTech Media
- The drawings are open only to legal residents of the United States who are eighteen (18) years of age or older
- Residents of New York, Florida & Rhode Island are not eligible to participate due to contest restrictions imposed by those particular states
- By registering for an ActualTech Media event, you acknowledge that your organizations may have compliance policies relating to your authority to accept things of value, and that it is you, as the registrant, who holds the responsibility to manage compliance with your organization’s policies.
- Void where prohibited
The drawings are open only to legal residents of the United States who are eighteen (18) years of age or older. Residents of New York, Florida, and Rhode Island are not eligible to participate. Only individuals who attend the online event hosted by ActualTech Media and who are present at the time of the drawings are eligible to win. Eligibility to participate in the drawings is void wherever prohibited or restricted by law. Duplicate or more entries are disqualified and voided. Employees of ActualTech Media and participating event sponsor companies are not eligible.
Intentional duplicate entries or event registrations will automatically disqualify the entrant from any drawing.
2. No Purchase Necessary
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE DRAWING. Purchasing services from ActualTech Media will not improve your chances of winning. There is no cost to attend the online event hosted by ActualTech Media.
To enter the drawings, you must register for the online event hosted by ActualTech Media prior to its advertised start date and time, and you must attend the online event hosted by ActualTech Media and be present when the winners are selected and announced.
The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible attendees entered and present for the drawings.
- A. Grand Prizes. The odds of a particular entry being selected as a winner of a grand prize are: one (1) out of the total number of attendees entered and present.
- B. Gift Cards. The odds of a particular entry being selected as a winner of a gift card are: one (1) out of the total number of attendees entered.
The drawings will take place at ActualTech Media’s offices in Bluffton, South Carolina, on the advertised date of the online event hosted by ActualTech Media, and the winners will be announced to the audience throughout the online event hosted by ActualTech Media. The winners will be selected by or under the supervision of ActualTech Media, in its sole discretion, in random drawings from all eligible entries. If a winner is unable to accept a prize for any reason, a new winner will be selected by random drawing from the remaining eligible entries. ActualTech Media is not responsible for any technical difficulties during the online event hosted by ActualTech Media or drawings.
- A. Grand Prizes. The winners of the grand prizes will be selected in random drawings from all eligible attendees entered and present at the time of the drawings.
- B. Gift Cards. The winners of the gift cards will be selected in random drawings from all eligible entries, which include one (1) entry per eligible attendee entered and present at the time of the drawings.
Expenses not specifically provided for in these Official Rules are the sole responsibility of the winners. All federal, state and local taxes and duties are the sole responsibility of the winners. The prizes may not be transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash, except that ActualTech Media may substitute a prize of equal or greater value due to prize availability.
If you are selected as a winner, ActualTech Media will contact you at the email address you provided with your online event registration, and you will need to provide an address where the prize may be delivered. ActualTech Media may retain a third party to handle prize delivery and you agree that ActualTech Media may provide them with your contact information. ActualTech Media is not responsible for missing, damaged, broken, lost, stolen, or misdirected prizes.
In the event that ActualTech Media is unable to contact any prize winners via email within 14 calendar days of the original email notification to the prize winner, the prize shall be forfeited.
In the event that a prize winner elects to donate the pre-tax value of any prize to charity, only charities pre-selected and approved by ActualTech Media can serve as a recipient. Charities outside of those specified by ActualTech Media are not eligible for donation.
8. Release of Name; Affidavit of Eligibility.
By entering the drawings, you agree that if you are selected as a winner ActualTech Media may release your name, on a list of the winners’ names, upon request to participants or as otherwise legally required. A winner will be required to sign and return a US Internal Revenue Service W9 form, or the prize may be forfeited. The winners may be requested to sign a publicity release; however, execution of a publicity release is not required to accept a prize. By registering for an ActualTech Media event, you acknowledge that your organizations may have compliance policies relating to your authority to accept things of value, and that it is you, as the registrant, who holds the responsibility to manage compliance with your organization’s policies.
9. Modification of Drawing.
ActualTech Media reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or modify the drawings if the drawings’ integrity is compromised in any way, and it may select winners from eligible non-suspect entrants. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
10. Bound by Rules.
By entering the drawings, you fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of ActualTech Media, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the drawings. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the drawings. ActualTech Media reserves the right to verify the eligibility of entrants and to disqualify permanently from the drawings any entrant it believes has violated these Official Rules.
11. Use of Data.
12. Release by Entrants.
By participating in the drawings, you agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless ActualTech Media, and its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies and their respective members, officers, directors, employees and agents, from any liability, claims, losses, and damages arising out of or relating to these prize drawings, including without limitation your participation in the online event hosted by ActualTech Media and the drawings.
13. Release by Winner.
By accepting a prize, each winner agrees that ActualTech Media and its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies and their respective members, officers, directors, employees and agents will have no liability or responsibility for, and they will be held harmless against, any injuries, damages or losses of any kind to any person (including death) or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the entry, receipt, acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize. If a winner executes a publicity release, the winner agrees, where lawful, that ActualTech Media may use the winner’s name, likeness, biographical information, voice, and statements attributed to winner (if true) for publication, advertising and promotional purposes, without consideration.
14. Choice of Law and Venue; Arbitration.
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrants and ActualTech Media in connection with the drawings, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of South Carolina, without regard to its conflict of law provisions, except as to matters relating to arbitration, which shall be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act. Any dispute arising out of or relating to the drawings or any prize will be decided only by arbitration, individually and not on a class-wide basis. Any arbitration will be administered by the American Arbitration Association and will take place in Beaufort County, South Carolina. Any and all claims or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the drawings, but in no event attorney’s fees; and under no circumstances will an entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and you hereby waive all rights to claim, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
The drawings are sponsored by Actual Tech Marketing, LLC, d/b/a ActualTech Media, located at 198 Okatie Village, Suites 103-157, Bluffton, SC 29909, (888) 741-7900.