Official Rules: The Outcomes Survey Prize Drawing
April 2, 2014
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN: Open to legal residents of the U.S, 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. ENTRY INTO THIS PRIZE DRAWING CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE PRIZE DRAWING OFFICIAL RULES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY.
To be eligible to enter The Outcomes Survey® Prize Drawing (hereinafter, “Prize Drawing”), entrants (i) must have received an invitation to complete The Outcomes Survey® on behalf of their alma mater from GradLeaders, Inc. – service provider of The Outcomes Survey® and (ii) must have completed the related survey stage of The Outcomes Survey® and (iii) must be responding in real-time (retroactive surveys are not eligible), or (iv) must have confirmed their eligibility following the process outlined in Section 4.(“TO ENTER”) of the Official Rules.
Entry dates for each Prize Drawing correspond with an invitation to complete or update The Outcomes Survey® for entrant’s alma mater. Each Prize Drawing will take place within 30 days of the close of the final survey in each survey stage. Four Prize Drawings are conducted at each survey period (Stage 1 – At Graduation; Stage 2 – At Three Months; Stage 3 – At Six Months; Stage 4 – At One Year) during each major survey period each calendar year – a spring period, a summer period and a winter period.
GradLeaders, Inc. – located at 8601 Ranch Road 2222, Austin TX 78730 – is the sponsor of the Prize Drawing (“Sponsor”).
4. TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Each Prize Drawing is open to those eligible persons who receive an invitation from the Sponsor to complete The Outcomes Survey® during the Term. To enter, during the Term, eligible persons must complete a response to The Outcomes Survey®. Invitations will be delivered to eligible persons via email only. Surveys must be completed online (through the web site designated by Sponsor in the invitation) during the applicable Term. Upon completion and submission of a survey stage response, eligible person will automatically be entered. Survey stage completion is defined as either (a) eligible person confirming information on the survey Welcome page by clicking on the “Confirm and Close” button or (b) reaching a confirmation page at the conclusion of the survey and clicking on the “Done” button.
Eligible persons who wish to enter the Prize Drawing without completing The Outcomes Survey® must provide official written proof of eligibility to Sponsor via postal mail to GradLeaders, Inc., 8601 Ranch Road 2222, Austin TX 78730, Attn: The Outcomes Survey® Prize Drawing. Proof of eligibility is defined as an official document from the eligible person’s alma mater confirming said person’s membership in the graduating class completing The Outcomes Survey® at that stage. Eligible persons may submit a maximum of one (1) official written proof of eligibility for entry per survey stage, up to a total of a maximum four (4) entries over the full survey period.
LIMIT: ONE (1) ENTRY PER COMPLETED SURVEY RESPONSE PER SURVEY STAGE. Eligible persons may update survey responses as frequently as desired during each survey stage; however, eligible persons will be entered a maximum of once per survey stage. Each eligible respondent will be allowed one (1) entry per survey stage, up to a total of a maximum four (4) entries over the full survey period. All entries become the property of Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for late, misdirected, incomplete, or for any computer-related, online, telephonic, or technical malfunctions that may occur. Entries are void if they are incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error, or obtained through fraud or theft. By entering, eligible persons agree to be bound by these Official Rules.
Personal information (if any) collected through responses to The Outcomes Survey® will be governed by Sponsor’s Informed Consent policy, which may be viewed at theoutcomessurvey.com/informed_consent.
At each survey stage (Stage 1 – At Graduation; Stage 2 – At Three Months; Stage 3 – At Six Months; Stage 4 – At One Year) Prizes will be awarded as per the Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to modify or substitute prizes at any time.
At each survey stage, potential prize winners will be selected in a random Prize Drawing from all qualified entries received during that survey stage. All decisions on all matters pertaining to the Prize Drawing are final. Odds of winning a prize at each survey stage are based upon the total number of eligible entries received during each survey stage, and vary from stage to stage.
6. WINNER NOTIFICATION
Random selection of the potential prize winners will occur within 30 days of the close of the final survey in each survey stage from among all eligible entries received. For example, if the completion date of the survey stage is May 17, 2015, the random selection of potential prize winners will occur no later than May 31, 2015. Prize Drawings will be conducted at GradLeaders, Inc., 8601 Ranch Road 2222, Austin TX 78730. For each survey stage, prize winners will be notified by email within thirty (30) days from the date of winner selection. Prize winners will have seven (7) days from date of email notification to claim their prize. Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, agents, officers and directors, advertising and promotion agencies, and their respective officers, directors, employees and their respective agents will not be liable for unsuccessful efforts to notify a winner. The prize will be delivered by U.S. First Class Mail within the United States only. No prize transfer, assignment or substitution by winner permitted. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute the prize for a prize of equal or greater value should all or part of a prize become unavailable for any reason. All federal, state and local taxes, fees and surcharges on prize are the sole responsibility of the winners. If the prize winner declines the prize, fails to claim the prize, is unavailable for prize fulfillment, fails to abide by the Official Rules, or is ineligible, Sponsor may, but is not obligated to, select an alternate winner from all remaining eligible entries.
Where lawful, the winner may be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability and/or a Publicity Release. Failure to return the required documents within the time period specified thereon may result in forfeiture of prize and random selection of alternate winner from remaining eligible entries. Except where prohibited by law, by accepting the prize, winner consents to Sponsor’s use of his/her likeness, photograph, name, or voice for advertising and publicity purposes in any and all media worldwide (including winners list) without additional compensation or notification.
7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
(a) Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend any or all Prize Drawings.
(b) By participating, entrants and winners release Sponsor, its affiliates, parent, and subsidiary companies, its employees, agents and officers, advertising and promotion agencies, as well as all others associated with the development and execution of these Prize Drawings, from and against any and all liability with respect to or in any way arising from the Sweepstakes and the awarding and use of the prize. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to Prize Drawing entries or entry forms; or alteration of entries or entry forms. Sponsor reserves the right to correct clerical or typographical errors in promotional materials or any materials related to the Prize Drawings.
(c) Participants also agree (a) to be bound by these Official Rules; and (b) that the decisions of Sponsor are final on all matters relating to the Prize Drawings. Winner agrees to be bound by these rules and the decisions of Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding.
(d) Before being declared a winner, each selected entrant will be required to sign a confirmation and acceptance statement confirming compliance with the Prize Drawing Official Rules and acceptance of the prize as offered. The confirmation and acceptance must be returned within seven (7) business days of the notification date indicated on the documents, unless otherwise stated, or the selected entrant will be disqualified and the prize forfeited.
This Prize Drawing is governed by the laws of the state of Texas, without regard to the conflicts of law provisions.
9. WINNERS LIST
To obtain the names of the winners, send a request, along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, to GradLeaders, Inc., 8601 Ranch Road 2222, Austin TX 78730, Attn: The Outcome Survey Prize Winners List