WISP Online GiveAway 2018

Official Sweepstakes Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

 

1. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD:

The WISP Online GiveAway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes“) begins on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 9 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET“) and ends on June 15, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Sweepstakes Period“).

 

2. ELIGIBILITY:

The Sweepstakes is open to residents of Canada and the 50 United States of America (including the District of Columbia) who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence, except employees, representatives or agents (and those with whom such persons are domiciled, whether related or not) of Aterlo Networks Inc. “Coordinating Sponsor“), Wisper University; Sonar Software; Ritalia Funding; Argo Contact Centers; Ping Marketing; (collectively, the “Sponsors“), their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, prize suppliers, advertising/promotion agencies and any other entity involved in the development, production, administration, or fulfillment of the Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Parties“). By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions of these Official Sweepstakes Rules (the “Rules“). Void outside of the United States of America and Canada, and where prohibited or restricted by law.

 

3. HOW TO ENTER:

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes, as follows:

3.A. Complete Sweepstakes Requirements: Visit https://preseem.com/wisp-online-giveaway (the “Website“) and fully complete the form (“Sweepstakes Entry“) with all required information. To be eligible, your Sweepstakes Entry must be submitted and received in accordance with these Rules during the Sweepstakes Period (as determined by the Coordinating Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion), including, without limitation, the Submission Requirements provided below.

3.B. Mail-in Entry: An eligible entrant can enter the Sweepstakes without having to complete the procedure outlined in Rule 3.A. above by legibly printing his/her: (i) name; (ii) company name; (iii) business email address; (iv) business phone number; and (v) business mailing address on a piece of paper not larger than 8″x11″ along with a unique and original handwritten essay, of fifty (50) words or more in English, on “Why I Love Being a WISP” (each, an “Essay“) and mailing these materials (in a single envelope bearing sufficient postage) to: Aterlo Networks Inc., 295 Hagey Blvd, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 6R5 (collectively, a “Mail-in Entry“). To be eligible, your Mail-in Entry must be postmarked during the Sweepstakes Period and received by no later than June 14, 2018.

Collectively, Sweepstakes Entries and Mail-In Entries may be referred to as “Entries“.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR ENTRY (AND EACH INDIVIDUAL COMPONENT) COMPLIES WITH ALL CONDITIONS STATED IN THESE RULES. THE RELEASED PARTIES (DEFINED BELOW) WILL BEAR NO LEGAL LIABILITY REGARDING THE USE OF YOUR ENTRY (AND EACH INDIVIDUAL COMPONENT THEREOF). THE RELEASED PARTIES (DEFINED BELOW) SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY YOU IN THE EVENT IT IS SUBSEQUENTLY DISCOVERED THAT YOU HAVE DEPARTED FROM OR NOT FULLY COMPLIED WITH ANY OF THESE RULES.

By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Rules and by the interpretation of these Rules by the Coordinating Sponsor, and further warrants and represents that his/her Entry (and each component thereof):

  • is original to him/her and that the entrant has all necessary rights in and to his/her Entry to enter the Sweepstakes;
  • does not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation;
  • does not contain any reference to or likeness of any identifiable third parties, unless consent has been obtained from all such individuals and their parent/legal guardian if they are under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence;
  • will not give rise to any claims of infringement, invasion of privacy or publicity, or infringe on any rights and/or interests of any third party, or give rise to any claims for payment whatsoever; and
  • is not defamatory, trade libelous, pornographic or obscene, and further that it will not contain, depict, include, discuss or involve, without limitation, any of the following: nudity; alcohol/drug consumption or smoking; explicit or graphic sexual activity, or sexual innuendo; crude, vulgar or offensive language and/or symbols; derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual, religious or other groups (including, without limitation, any competitors of the Sponsors); content that endorses, condones and/or discusses any illegal, inappropriate or risky behaviour or conduct; personal information of third parties, including, without limitation, names, telephone numbers and addresses (physical or electronic); commercial messages, comparisons or solicitations for products or services other than products of Sponsors; any identifiable third party products, trade-marks, brands and/or logos, other than those of Sponsors; conduct or other activities in violation of these Rules; and/or any other content that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, all as determined by the Coordinating Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion.

By entering the Sweepstakes and submitting an Entry, each entrant: (i) grants to the Sponsors, in perpetuity, a non-exclusive license to publish, display, reproduce, modify, edit or otherwise use his/her Entry (and each component thereof), in whole or in part for compiling, publishing and promoting the Sponsors; (ii) waives all moral rights in and to his/her Entry (and each component thereof) in favour of the Sponsors; and (iii) agrees to release and hold harmless the Sponsors and each of their respective agents, employees, directors, successors, and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties“) from and against any and all claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trade-mark infringement or any other cause of action (including, without limitation, any intellectual property related cause of action) that relate in any way to his/her Entry (or any component thereof) or the Sponsors’ use of his/her Entry (or any component thereof).

 

 

4. ENTRY LIMIT:

There is a limit of one (1) Entry per person, regardless of the method of entry. If it is discovered by the Sponsors (using any evidence or other information made available to or otherwise discovered by the Sponsors) that any person has attempted to: (i) obtain more than one (1) Entry, regardless of the method of entry; or (ii) use multiple names, identities, email addresses and/or any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s) to enter or otherwise participate in or to disrupt this Sweepstakes; then he/she may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsors. Your Entry may be rejected if (in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsors) your Entry is not submitted and received in accordance with these Rules. The Released Parties (defined below) are not responsible for late, lost, misdirected, delayed, incomplete, illegible or incompatible Entries (all of which are void).

 

5. VERIFICATION:

All Entries are subject to verification at any time and for any reason. The Coordinating Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Coordinating Sponsor – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification): (i) for the purposes of verifying an individual’s eligibility to participate in this Sweepstakes; (ii) for the purposes of verifying the eligibility and/or legitimacy of any Entry submitted (or purportedly submitted) for the purposes of this Sweepstakes; and/or (iii) for any other reason the Coordinating Sponsor deems necessary, in their sole and absolute discretion, for the purposes of administering this Sweepstakes in accordance with these Rules. Failure to provide such proof to the complete satisfaction of the Coordinating Sponsor within the time frame specified by the Coordinating Sponsor may result in disqualification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Coordinating Sponsor. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of a valid Entry in this Sweepstakes will be the Coordinating Sponsor’s Official Clock(s).

 

6. THE PRIZE:

There will be one (1) prize (the “Grand Prize“) available to be won, consisting of products and services with an approximate retail value of $2,000 USD. All characteristics and features of the Prize, unless otherwise explicitly described above, are at the Coordinating Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. The Prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable, assignable or convertible to cash (except as may be specifically permitted by the Coordinating Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion). No substitutions except at the Coordinating Sponsor’s option. Any and all Prize related costs or expenses (including without limitation, in the event the Prize winner is a U.S. resident, any and all applicable federal, state, and/or local taxes, including sales, income and any other taxes) not described above as included in the Prize are the Prize winner’s sole responsibility.

 

7. WINNER SELECTION PROCESS:

On June 15, 2018 (the “Draw Date“) in Waterloo, Ontario at 11:00 a.m. ET, one (1) eligible entrant will be selected as the potential Prize winner by random draw from among all eligible Entries submitted and received in accordance with these Rules. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries submitted and received in accordance with these Rules.

 

8. WINNER NOTIFICATION PROCESS:

The Coordinating Sponsor (or its designated representative) will make a minimum of three (3) attempts to contact the potential Prize winner (using the information provided at the time of entry) within one (1) business day of the Draw Date. If the potential Prize winner cannot be contacted within one (1) business day of the applicable Draw Date, or if there is a return of any notification as undeliverable; then the potential Prize winner may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Coordinating Sponsor, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit all rights to the Prize) and the Coordinating Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible Entries submitted and received in accordance with these Rules (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected potential Prize winner).

9. WINNER CONFIRMATION PROCESS:

Before being declared THE CONFIRMED PRIZE winner, the potential Prize winner will be required to: (a), if he/she is a Canadian resident, correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical or other aid (which may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Coordinating Sponsor, be administered online, by email or other electronic means, by telephone, or in the Coordinating Sponsor’s form of declaration and release; and (b) sign and return within one (1) business days of notification the Coordinating Sponsor’s declaration and release (for a Canadian resident)/affidavit of eligibility and release (for a U.S. resident), which (among other things): (i) confirms compliance with these Rules; (ii) acknowledges acceptance of the Prize (as awarded); (iii) releases the Released Parties from any and all liability in connection with this Sweepstakes, his/her participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the Prize or any portion thereof; and (iv) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her name, address, voice, statements about the Sweepstakes and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsors in any manner or medium whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet (unless prohibited by law). If the potential Prize winner: (a) is a Canadian resident and fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question; (b) fails to return the properly executed Sweepstakes documents within the specified time; (c) cannot accept (or is unwilling to accept) the Prize (as awarded) for any reason; and/or (d) is determined to be in violation of these Rules (all as determined by the Coordinating Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); then he/she may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Coordinating Sponsor, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit all rights to the Prize) and the Coordinating Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion and time permitting, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible Entries submitted and received in accordance with these Rules (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such new potential Prize winner).

 

10. GENERAL CONDITIONS:

All Entries become the property of the Sponsors. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, provincial/territorial/state and municipal/local laws. The decisions of the Coordinating Sponsor with respect to all aspects of this Sweepstakes are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal, including, without limitation, any decisions regarding the eligibility/disqualification of Entries and/or entrants. By participating in this Sweepstakes, you are agreeing to be legally bound by the terms and conditions of these Rules. ANYONE DETERMINED BY THE SPONSORS TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THESE RULES FOR ANY REASON IS SUBJECT TO DISQUALIFICATION IN THE SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION OF THE COORDINATING SPONSOR AT ANY TIME.

Each entrant releases the Released Parties in relation to: (i) any failure of a website or any device during the Sweepstakes; (ii) any technical malfunction or other problems relating to the telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; (iii) the failure of any Entry or other information to be received, captured or recorded for any reason whatsoever, including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website; (iv) any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or other device related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes; and/or (v) any combination of the above.

In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an Entry, the Coordinating Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to deem the Entry to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned an email address by an internet provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institute, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. An entrant may be required to provide proof (in a form acceptable to the Coordinating Sponsor – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification) that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the Entry in question.

The Coordinating Sponsor reserves the right, to withdraw, amend or suspend this Sweepstakes (or to amend these Rules) in any way, in the event of an error, technical problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Coordinating Sponsor that interferes with the proper conduct of this Sweepstakes as contemplated by these Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes in any way (as determined by the Coordinating Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion) is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Coordinating Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Coordinating Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, amend or suspend this Sweepstakes, or to amend these Rules, in any way without prior notice or obligation, in the event of any accident, printing, administrative, or other error of any kind, or for any other reason whatsoever. The Coordinating Sponsor reserves the right, and without prior notice, to adjust any of the dates, timeframes and/or other Sweepstakes mechanics stipulated in these Rules, to the extent necessary, for purposes of verifying compliance by any entrant or Entry with these Rules, or as a result of any technical or other problems, or in light of any other circumstances which, in the opinion of the Coordinating Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, affect the proper administration of the Sweepstakes as contemplated in these Rules, or for any other reason. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Coordinating Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to administer an alternate test of skill to a Canadian resident as it deems appropriate based on the circumstances and/or to comply with applicable law.

By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant expressly consents to receiving communications from the Sponsors, their agents and/or representatives; and to Sponsors storing, sharing and using the personal information submitted by the entrant at the time of entry, in accordance with each Sponsor’s privacy policy. Entrants may opt out of receiving communications at any time by contacting the applicable Sponsor.

In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes-related materials, including, but not limited to: the Sweepstakes Entry, Website, and/or point of sale, television, print or online advertising; the terms and conditions of these Rules shall prevail, govern and control to the fullest extent permitted by law.

 

11. DISCLAIMER, RELEASE AND LIMIT OF LIABILITY:

SPONSORS AND SPONSORS’ AGENTS AND CONTRACTORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES OR RECEIPT OF ANY PRIZE, EACH PARTICIPANT AGREES TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS RELEASED PARTIES (DEFINED ABOVE) FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, OR DAMAGE TO OR LOSS OF PROPERTY, ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES OR RECEIPT OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE. THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR: (1) ANY INCORRECT OR INACCURATE INFORMATION, WHETHER CAUSED BY PARTICIPANTS, PRINTING ERRORS OR BY ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATED WITH OR UTILIZED IN THE SWEEPSTAKES; (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 SWEEPSTAKES; (4) TECHNICAL OR HUMAN ERROR WHICH MAY OCCUR IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES; OR (5) ANY INJURY OR DAMAGE TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY WHICH MAY BE CAUSED, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, FROM PARTICIPANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES OR RECEIPT OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE.

 

12. GOVERNING LAW:

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Sweepstakes or these Rules or the rights and obligations as between the entrants and Coordinating Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws. All parties hereby attorn to the jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario, sitting in the City of Toronto, Ontario, in respect of the determination of any matter or dispute arising under or in respect of the Sweepstakes or these Rules and agree that any such determination shall be brought solely and exclusively before such courts in the Province of Ontario.

13. WINNERS LIST:

To obtain a list with the name of the Prize winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 15, 2018 to: Aterlo Networks, 295 Hagey Blvd, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 6R5.

 

14. COORDINATING SPONSOR:

The Coordinating Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Aterlo Networks Inc., 295 Hagey Blvd, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 6R5.

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