Rules and Regulations
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE CONTEST (“CONTEST”) Entry into this Contest constitutes your acceptance of these Official Rules.
CONTEST ENTRY DATES: Contest start date & time is 7:00 AM EST on Monday 28th of April, 2014 and end date & time is Midnight EST on Friday 27th of June, 2014 as outlined in website blog posting (“Contest Entry Period”)
WHO MAY ENTER: Contest is open to orgnaizations within the continental U.S. only.
CONTEST OBJECTIVE: Identify a firm that would best benefit from the consulting experience of Les McKeown and his company Predictable Success by implementing the ideas contained in the book Do Lead.
CONTEST ENTRY: To enter companies are directed to submit media through the entry form at http://doleadbook.com/application to convince the judging committee that they are the most suitable choice. Media may include written text (no more than 1,000 words,) video, use of the hashtag #doleadbook and or any other vehicle that will convey the company's desire to work with Les McKeown and the Predictable Success team. For purposes of these Official Rules, “receipt” of Entry occurs when our servers record the Entry information resulting from contestants’ entry being received in the inbox. Any automated computer receipt (such as one confirming delivery of email) does not constitute proof of actual receipt by us for purposes of these Official Rules.
Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entry for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion.
Odds of winning depend upon how awesome you are
JUDGING: All Entries will be judged based on judges’ determination of suitability. Twitter popularity, in the form of retweets and favorites of the #doleadbook hashtag, may also be considered in the judging. The best entry will be declared the Contest winner (“Winner”.)
The judges reserve the right to not award the prize should there be no suitable Entry.
Judges’ decisions are final and binding.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner(s) will be determined after the Contest’s end date and will be notified by email. At our discretion, Winner may be disqualified for any of the following reasons: is not eligible based on the eligibility requirements set forth above , etc. In the event it is determined that the Winner has not complied with these Official Rules or has made false statements, then the Winner will be disqualified and at our sole discretion, the Entry with the next highest score may then be declared the alternate Winner.
PRIZE & APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): There is one winner and the prize is outlined above, current market value of this consulting package is $100,000. Winner is solely responsible for all expenses, costs or fees associated with transportation and acceptance and/or use of the prize not specified herein as being awarded, including without limitation, any and all taxes (if any). Winner is not a recipient of a prize until s/he has been verified as the Winner by the Sponsor or judges. Upon fulfilling prize, we will be deemed to have awarded the prize to the Winner and such Winner assumes full responsibility for the prize. All prize details are at our sole discretion.
Entrants acknowledge that transportation, if applicable, is not included in the prize and that any events are beyond our control and are subject to being rescheduled, modified or cancelled. In that event, we reserve the right to, at our discretion, reschedule the Contest, entry and/or end dates, modify the entry procedures, cancel the Contest, or cancel the awarding of prizes.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Winning constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use Winner’s name, images, hometown, likeness, prize won, and photograph (all at our discretion) for future advertising, publicity in any and all media now or hereafter devised throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission. Contest Parties and their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, stolen, altered, garbled, incorrect, incomplete or delayed Entries; all of which will be void. Released Parties are also not responsible for problems related to technical malfunctions of electronic equipment, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer hardware or software failures, phone lines, failure of any Entry to be received by us on account of technical problems, traffic, congestion on the internet or the website, or for any other technical problems including telecommunication, miscommunication or failure, and failed, lost, delayed, incomplete, garbled, or misdirected communications which may limit a contestant’s ability to participate in this Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for any other errors or malfunctions of any kind, whether network, printing, typographical, human or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or malfunctions with may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of Entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Contest-related materials. Mass entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices will be disqualified. We reserve the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Contest in the event it becomes infected by a computer virus or is otherwise technically impaired, and to cancel or suspend the Contest in its entirety should tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or other causes corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Contest and, if terminated, at our discretion, determine the Winner using all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to time of cancellation using the judging procedure outlined above. We reserve the right at our sole discretion to disqualify any individual (and void his/her Entries)) it finds to be tampering with the Entry process or the operation of this Contest or website, intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other contestant, Sponsor, or any of its representatives or to otherwise be acting in violation of these Official Rules. CAUTION: Any attempt by a contestant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operations of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, we reserve the right to seek damages from any such contestant to the fullest extent permitted by the law and to disqualify such contestant from the Contest.
ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS: Entrant hereby acknowledges that Entry and all other materials of every kind whatsoever created by contestant relating to the Contest (collectively, the “Work”) are a “work made for hire” (as that term is used in the United States Copyright Act) for us, and assigns to us (or, if any applicable law prohibits or restricts such assignment, contestant hereby grants to us an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free, transferable license of) limited right, title and interest in and to such Work, including, without limitation, all rights of every kind and nature (whether now known or hereafter devised, including all copyrights therein and thereto and all renewals and extensions thereof), throughout the universe, in perpetuity, for all purposes, in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter devised. By submitting an Entry, Contestant acknowledges and agrees that we may obtain many submissions under this Contest and that such entries may be similar or identical in theme, idea, format or other respects to others submitted under this Contest and/or other contests staged and/or sponsored by us, and waive any and all claims contestant may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that any composition, design, video and/or other works accepted, reviewed and/or used by us (or our respective designees) may be similar to his/her Entry. Contestant acknowledges and agrees that we do not have now, nor shall any of them have in the future, any duty or liability, direct or indirect, vicarious, contributory, or otherwise, with respect to the infringement or protection of any copyright in and to contestant’s Entry.
MISCELLANEOUS CONDITIONS: Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Contest. We reserve the right to permanently disqualify any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Contest subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law.
ARBITRATION & CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Contest, Contestant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action lawsuit, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the contestant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will contestant be permitted to obtain awards for, and contestant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than contestant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this Contest), and contestant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of contestants and Sponsor in connection with this Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of New York, USA without regard to New York choice of law rules.
WINNERS LIST: Winner(s) will be announced in a website blog posting.
SPONSOR: Predictable Success
3 Evans Road
Marblehead, MA 01945
United States - See more at: http://www.predictablesuccess.com/contact/#sthash.YwjMR38s.dpuf