NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
UNDER THESE TERMS YOU ARE AGREEING TO BINDING ARBITRATION AND A CLASS ACTION WAIVER, THAT REQUIRES US BOTH TO ARBITRATE ALL CLAIMS INSTEAD OF GOING TO A COURT BEFORE A JUDGE AND JURY, AND REQUIRES THAT ALL SUCH ARBITRATION CLAIMS MUST BE BROUGHT IN YOUR INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, AND NOT AS CLASS REPRESENTATIVE, CLASS MEMBER, OR OTHERWISE ON BEHALF OF OTHERS IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS, COLLECTIVE OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING.
Please read these rules before entering the contest (the “Contest”). By entering and participating in the Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements set forth below.
Contest Period: The Contest begins on October 26, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends October 26, 2022, at 9:30 p.m. PT (the “Contest Period”). Sponsor’s is the official time-keeper for this Contest. Any late entries received will not be considered.
How to Enter: During the Contest Period, registered in-person attendees of the 2022 AuditBoard Audit & Beyond Conference 2022, in Los Angeles, California (the “Conference”) can enter by attending the Customer Appreciation Party at the Terranea Resort in costume. All costumes must abide by the Terranea Resort weapons policy. Full-face masks are discouraged, and Sponsor will disqualify any entrant whose costume is deemed to be obscene, profane, sexually explicit, offensive, illegal, hateful (i.e., promotes violence or harm), or is generally inappropriate for a business event, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. No glitter, confetti or costumes that may “make a mess” are allowed in the Terranea Resort.
By entering the Contest, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest. Sponsor is not responsible for late or invalid entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic. Only one entry per person is allowed.
The Judging: Two (2) winners, a first place winner and a second place winner, will be selected in a judging of all eligible entries by Sponsor. All entries must meet the Contest requirements. A panel of AuditBoard staff members will review and select winners based on the following criteria:
In the event of a tie, the highest score in the Most Engaging criterion will break the tie.
Winner Notification. Sponsor will announce the winners at the Customer Appreciation Party at approximately 10:00 p.m. PT. Entrants must be present to win. If the winner is not present at the time the winner is announced live at the Conference, the winner will be disqualified and Sponsor will choose an alternate potential winner from the remaining eligible entries with the next highest score. Entrants’ odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Prizes: Sponsor will award a total of two prizes: A First Place prize consisting of Sony Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Headphones, Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.00; and a Second Place prize consisting of a Theragun mini, ARV: $199.00. Total ARV of all prizes is $598.00.
Limit one (1) prize per person or household. Prizes are non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. In the case of unavailability of any prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All taxes and unspecified expenses are the responsibility of winners. Winner is responsible for ensuring acceptance of any prize(s) will be in compliance with any corporate gifting policies winner may be subject to.
Eligibility. Participation is open only to registered in-person attendees of the Conference who are, as of the date of entry, legal residents of the United States including the District of Columbia, and eighteen (18) years of age or older. Employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents of AuditBoard, Inc. (“Sponsor”), and their immediate family members (regardless of where they reside) and those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to participate or win a prize. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.
Conditions. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners. Participation in Contest and acceptance of prize constitutes winner’s permission for Sponsor to use their name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, picture, portrait, voice, biographical information and/or any statements made by winner regarding the Contest or Sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By participating, entrants and winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, its affiliates, partners and promotion and advertising agencies, the Websites, and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors (collectively, the “Released Entities”), from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Contest, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Contest-related activity and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. Sponsor is not responsible if Contest cannot take place or if the prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this Contest in any way shall be disqualified. There is no purchase required to participate. A purchase does not increase odds of winning.
Additional Terms. If any winner is found to be ineligible, or if the winner has not complied with these Official Contest Rules or declines the prize for any reason prior to award, such potential winner will be disqualified, the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate potential winner will be selected. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given. No automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. The Released Entities are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, web site, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Contest, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading any materials in this Contest. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Contest should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Contest. In such case, Sponsor may select the winners from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or web site. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Limitation of Liability; Disclaimer of Warranties. IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND RELATING TO THE CONTEST, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THIS CONTEST AND ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS 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 TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
BINDING ARBITRATION; CLASS ACTION WAIVER. As a condition of participating in this Contest, entrants agree that 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, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration administered by JAMS Mediation, Arbitration and ADR Services (“JAMS”) in accordance with the JAMS Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures and held in Los Angeles, California.
THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE INTERPRETATION OF ITS TERMS SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAWS RULES. For any matters which are not subject to arbitration as set forth in these official rules and/or in connection with the entering of any judgment on an arbitration award in connection with these official rules and/or the Contest, the parties irrevocably submit and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in or closest to the City of Los Angles in the State of California. The parties agree not to raise the defense of forum non conveniens.
List of Winners/Winner’s Name. To obtain a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to AuditBoard, Inc., Attn: Marketing (Audit & Beyond Costume Contest), 12900 Park Plaza Drive, Suite 200 Cerritos CA 90703. Requests must be received no later than sixty (60) days after the close of the Contest Period.
Sponsor. AuditBoard, Inc., 12900 Park Plaza Drive, Suite 200 Cerritos CA 90703
THIS CONTEST IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED, ADMINISTERED BY, OR IN ASSOCIATION WITH SONY OR THERAGUN.