Walden University (“Sponsor”) Survey Official Sweepstakes Rules
Dates: This sweepstake shall commence on September 15, 2018 and shall end at 11:59pm EST on December 1, 2018
Prizes: There shall be five (5) individual prizes of a one hundred-dollar ($100) Amazon Gift Card. Prize cannot be substituted, assigned, transferred, or redeemed for cash; however, Sponsor reserves the right to make equivalent prize substitutions at its sole discretion. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes. Only the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules is available to be won in the Sweepstake.
No Purchase Necessary to Win: No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win. A purchase or payment will not increase your chances of winning.
Alternative Entry: You may enter this sweepstakes without participating in the Survey by sending an email entitled: Product Survey Feedback Gift Card Drawing Alternative Entry to WaldenUSMarketingCRM@laureate.net no later than December 1, 2018.
Void Where Prohibited By Law: Void where prohibited by law; subject to all federal, state, local, provincial, territorial and municipal laws, regulations, and ordinances. Some jurisdictions may have laws or regulations that prohibit this type of sweepstake. If it is determined that a prize winner is a resident of such a jurisdiction, then and alternative eligible winner will be drawn and the prize will go to that winner.
Limit to entry: Only one entry is permitted per person
Eligibility: In order to be eligible for entry, entrant must be part of the database segment that was intended to receive this survey. Entrant may not be an employee, officer, or director of Sponsor or any of its subsidiaries, affiliated companies, agents, representatives, distributors, partners, legal counsel, and advertising, web site or web design, Sweepstakes, marketing and fulfillment agencies, or promotional agencies involved in the administration, development and execution of this Sweepstakes, or a member of the immediate families (children, spouses, parents, siblings, regardless of where they live) and those living in their same households (whether related or not) of such an employee, officer, or director.
Winner selection and notification process: The winners will be randomly selected from the list of entrants no later than December 15, 2018. Winners shall be notified via email.
Odds of Winning: The odds of winning shall depend on the number of entries received.
General Conditions: Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for; (1) lost, late, incomplete, damaged, stolen, or misdirected entries, (2) lost, interrupted, or unavailable network, server, or other connections, (3)garbled transmissions or miscommunications, telephone transmission problems, (4) computer or software malfunctions or damage to a user’s computer equipment (software or hardware), (5) technical failures or other errors or malfunctions of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, or otherwise. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be attempting to tamper with or undermine the entry process, the web site, and/or the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes or to violate the Official Rules. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, void any suspect entries and (a) modify the Sweepstakes or suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) award the prizes from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment based on the winner selection process described above. Proof of submission of entry will not be deemed proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Governing Law; Disputes: This Sweepstakes is hosted in the United States, and entry information is collected on computers in the United States. This Sweepstakes will be governed by the laws of the State of Minnesota in the United States, and, in accordance with this section, entrant consents to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of Minnesota for any disputes arising out of this Sweepstakes. To the extent permitted by law, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate federal or state court located in the State of Minnesota; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, 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. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Minnesota, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Minnesota or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Minnesota.
Publicity, liability, and intellectual property releases: Except where prohibited, by participating in this Contest, entrants agree that Sponsor and affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, consultants, contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional fulfillment and marketing agencies, web site providers, and web masters, and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment and marketing agencies, web site providers, and web masters, (the “Released Parties”) are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded.
Except where prohibited, by participating in this contest, entrants agree that 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 to persons, including personal injury or death, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse, or use of the prize, entry, or participation in this contest or in any contest related activity, including access to and use of any internet site associated with this contest or some jurisdictions may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages or exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above limitations or exclusions may not apply. Check local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding these limitations or exclusions.
Winners list requests: To access a listing of the winners’ names, available for at least 90 days after verification of winner, you may email your request to WaldenUSMarketingCRM@laureate.net.