Webinar Prize Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by West eLearning Center, Product Marketing, Westlaw, 620 Opperman Drive, Eagan, MN 55122 (“Sponsor”). The Sweepstakes is governed by these Official Rules, as well as by the laws of the State of Minnesota and applicable United States federal law, without regard to any conflicts of laws principles. The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law. By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is being run in connection with the web sites located at www.westelearning.com and staging.blog.legalsolutions.thomsonreuters.com and is therefore also governed by Sponsor’s Terms of Service and Privacy Statement, as well as other policies pertaining to the Web Sites. These Official Rules will govern any conflict between any of the Web Sites policies and these Official Rules.
HOW TO ENTER: Each potential entrant must become a registered user of the Web Site for the webinar entitled “I Always Wished Westlaw Could…(and How WestlawNext Can)”, and/or the webinar entitled “The Benefits of Terms & Connectors on WestlawNext” (“Webinar”) and truthfully and accurately provide all information required by the registration process, and attend a Webinar shown in the chart below. Registrants must be in attendance for the entire duration of one of the webinars on these dates to be eligible to win. To enter without attending the webinar, on a 3” x 5” paper, hand print your complete name, street address (no P.O. boxes), city, state, ZIP code, date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy), plus day and alternate telephone numbers. Mail your entry in a hand-addressed, business-size (#10) envelope with first-class postage affixed, to: Webinar Prize Sweepstakes, Westlaw Marketing, Attention: Marcus Anderson, D5-876, 620 Opperman Drive, Eagan, MN 55121. Mail in entries must be received by the date indicated in the chart below to be eligible for the corresponding drawing. Limit one (1) entry per stamped envelope.
RANDOM DRAWINGS: Winners will be selected in each random drawing, as indicated in the chart below, from among all eligible entries received by the entry deadline for each drawing. Non-winning entries will not be carried over into subsequent weekly drawings. Decisions of Sponsor are final. Limit one (1) prize per family/household. The odds of winning are determined by the total number of eligible entries received for each webinar.
|I Always Wished Westlaw Could…(and How WestlawNext Can) Webinar Dates and Times||Mail In Entry Due Dates||Drawing Dates|
|6/14/10 from 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. CST||6/18/10||6/21/10|
|6/15/10 from 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. CST||6/21/10||6/22/10|
|6/17/10 from 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CST||6/23/10||6/24/10|
|The Benefits of Terms & Connectors on WestlawNext Webinar Dates and Times||Mail In Entry Due Dates||Drawing Dates|
|6/28/10 from 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. CST||7/02/10||7/06/10|
|6/29/10 from 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. CST||7/06/10||7/07/10|
|6/30/10 from 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CST||7/08/10||7/09/10|
NOTIFICATION: The potential winners will be notified by mail, email and/or telephone. Winners will be required to respond to the prize notification within the time specified in the notification and may be required to: (1) provide his or her full mailing address for the purpose of receiving the prize, which address must be within the 50 United States/D.C. (excluding Puerto Rico); (2) sign and return a release of liability, declaration of eligibility, and, where lawful, a publicity release, upon Sponsor’s request; (3) verify his or her social security number or other taxpayer identification number; and (4) take possession of the prize in the manner specified by Sponsor. If the above requirements are not met, the prize may be awarded to a replacement winner or winners drawn at random from the pool of remaining eligible entries. The replacement winner(s) will need to satisfy all of the requirements of these Official Rules. This process will be repeated until the prizes are awarded in full.
PRIZES: Six (6) eligible winners (one from each webinar) will each win: One (1) iPad (32 GB Wi-Fi enabled), with an approximate retail value of US $599.99. Apple and iPad are trademarks of Apple, Inc. Apple, Inc. is not affiliated with this promotion. In the event of unavailability of a stated prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute items of equal or greater value. Prizes are not transferable, exchangeable, or redeemable for cash. Reporting and payment of any federal, state, provincial, local, VAT, or other taxes, fees, customs, duties, insurance, or other amounts owed in connection with any prize are the sole responsibility of the winners. Winners may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, liability release and grant permission to use his/her name and likeness for advertising and promotion (without further compensation) within 21 days of notification or alternate winners will be selected. EACH PRIZE IS GIVEN AWAY BY SPONSOR “AS-IS.” SPONSOR DOES NOT MAKE, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS, ANY WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, REGARDING ANY PRIZE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED OR STATUTORY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to any natural person who is a legal resident of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico), who is 18 years or older at the time of entry, who has access to the Internet on or before 6/14/10, and who registers for a designated Webinar. Officers, directors, and employees of Sponsor and/or its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, or agents (including but not limited to advertising, promotion and production agencies) and members of their immediate families (including spouse, parents, siblings, grandparents, grandchildren, step-children, step-parents and in-laws) or those with whom they are domiciled are not eligible. Only one (1) entry per person, webinar title, e-mail address, or household is permitted, regardless of entry method. Late, incomplete, computer-generated script, or other automated entries are not eligible and are void. In addition, entries that have been tampered with or altered are not eligible and are void. Entries made on the Internet will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. In the event of a dispute, a potential winner may be required to provide proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the potentially winning entry. It is the sole responsibility of each entrant to notify Sponsor in the event of a change in e-mail address or other contact information. Sponsor is not responsible for network, modem, or other equipment failures or for incomplete, garbled, or delayed entries, however caused.
DISQUALIFICATION: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant that Sponsor determines: (1) has tampered with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or the Web Site; (2) has acted in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with the intent to annoy or harass Sponsor or any other person or entity; (3) has not satisfied all of the requirements for entry in the Sweepstakes; or (4) to be otherwise ineligible under, or otherwise in violation of, these Official Rules. Any attempt by an entrant to commit any of the above acts of misconduct may be a violation of civil or criminal law and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from such entrant to the fullest extent permitted by law.
LIABILITY/TERMS AND CONDITIONS: By entering, each entrant releases and holds harmless Sponsor, any manufacturer or supplier of any prize, any other persons or entities involved in the Sweepstakes, each of its parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and its respective officers, directors, employees, and agents, from any responsibility or liability whatsoever arising out of or resulting from: (1) entry or participation in the Sweepstakes; (2) the acceptance, possession, or use of any prize; (3) any violation by such entrant of these Official Rules or applicable laws; (4) any incorrect or inaccurate entry of information including, but not limited to as a result of technical malfunctions, human error, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof; (5) entry materials that have been tampered with, or entries that are illegible, late, lost, damaged, postage due or misdirected; (6) any injury or damage to participants or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any material in connection with the Sweepstakes; and (7) any conditions arising from events beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, NEITHER SPONSOR NOR ANY OF THE AFOREMENTIONED PARTIES SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, HOWSOEVER CAUSED, WHETHER ARISING IN STATUTE, TORT, CONTRACT, OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH PARTY WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND ALL SUCH DAMAGES ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED AND EXCLUDED.
PUBLICITY: By entering, each entrant grants to Sponsor the right to use and publish such entrant’s name, state of residence, and any other information in any winning entry both online and in print, in connection with the Sweepstakes, without additional compensation, except to the extent prohibited by law. In addition, by entering, each entrant consents to the use of their names and likeness for advertising and/or promotional and/or marketing purposes without additional compensation. (A Tennessee resident consents to the use of his name and likeness only if such Tennessee resident expressly consents to such use.) Sponsor reserves the right to use any information provided by entrants in connection with the Sweepstakes in any manner permitted by these Official Rules or the Web Site policies.
TERMINATION: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes at any time for any reason, including but not limited to any reason that affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. Such reasons included but are not limited to fraud, tampering, unauthorized access, infections by computer virus, bugs, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor. Should the Sweepstakes ever be terminated prior to awarding of the prizes, Sponsor will announce an alternate means of awarding the prizes on the Web Site.
NO ENDORSEMENT: Nothing contained in these Official Rules or in any of the Sweepstakes materials should be construed as an endorsement by Sponsor of any prize manufacturers or suppliers or other third party, product, or service.
WINNERS LIST: For the names of the prize winners, available after 7/15/10, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Webinar Prize Sweepstakes Winners List, Westlaw Marketing, Attention: Marcus Anderson, D5-876, 620 Opperman Drive, Eagan, MN 55121.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to any natural person who is a legal resident of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico) who is 18 years or older at the time of entry, who has access to the Internet as of 6/14/10. Sweepstakes entry period from 6/14/10 to 6/30/10. To enter, register and attend either “I Always Wished Westlaw Could…(and How WestlawNext Can)” (6/14/10, 6/15/10, 6/17/10) or “The Benefits of Terms & Connectors on WestlawNext” (6/28/10, 6/29/10, 6/30/10), at www.westelearning.com and/or staging.blog.legalsolutions.thomsonreuters.com. To enter without attending the webinar, on a 3” x 5” paper, hand print your complete name, street address (no P.O. boxes), city, state, ZIP code, date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy), plus telephone numbers. Mail your entry in a hand-addressed, business-size (#10) envelope with first-class postage affixed, to: Webinar Prize Sweepstakes, Westlaw Marketing, Attention: Marcus Anderson, D5-876, 620 Opperman Drive, Eagan, MN 55121 (must be received by 7/8/10 to enter the final drawing. Void where prohibited by law. Subject to the Official Rules Sponsor: West eLearning Center, Product Marketing, Westlaw, Eagan, MN.