Sweepstakes Terms & Conditions
Compass Media drawing for six months of Search Engine Optimization Services valued at $5,850. Campaign start date will be at the discretion of Compass Media.
The drawing will take place at the close of the conference.
The drawing is FREE to enter. No purchase or entry fee necessary to enter or win.
Prize will expire six months after services begin.
Compass Media LLC. will serve as the Administrator of the drawing and will be responsible for resolving any disputes that arise regarding violations of the rules.
To be eligible to participate in the drawing, you must be: (a) a resident of the United States; (b) at least age 25 or over on the date prize is awarded.
Employees of Compass Media LLC and each of their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies and members of the immediate family or household of each are not eligible to win. “Immediate family or household” is defined as a parent, sibling or any person residing in the same household as an employee of Compass Media LLC. Void where prohibited by law. Such excluded persons may enter, but WILL NOT be eligible to receive a Grand Prize (the “Prize”).
This prize is sponsored by Compass Media LLC and will receive all drawing entries. Those that enter this drawing may receive information and deals from Compass Media.
One winner will be selected in a random drawing at the close of the conference. Winner has five days to claim prize. Decisions are final. One entry per household. Prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash. Taxes, if any are the winner’s responsibility. The drawing will be conducted by Compass Media LLC. Offer open to residents of the U.S., except for employees and families of Compass Media LLC. Void where prohibited by law. Winner may be asked to execute an affidavit of eligibility and release. Winner’s name may be obtained by writing to Compass Media LLC 4851 Wharf Parkway, Suite D204, Orange Beach, AL 36561.
All prize details are at the sole discretion of the Compass Media LLC. Each participant agrees to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Compass Media LLC, their parent companies and their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective employees, directors, officers, shareholders & agents (collectively, “Releasees”) from any & all claims or liability in connection with participation in this promotion or acceptance or use of the Prize(s). Acceptance of the Prize(s) constitutes permission for Administrator and its designees to use the name, city and state, and likeness of the Prize Winner(s) for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation unless prohibited by law.
Prize will be awarded to the winner based on a random drawing among all entrants. Prize winner will be notified by e-mail and, if necessary, U.S. mail and phone assuming participant provides accurate contact information when entering the drawing. Prize(s) not claimed by the winner(s) within 5-days of the first notification attempt may be canceled or awarded to another participant.
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible participants who enter the drawing.
Legal Disclaimers and General Conditions
Potential winner(s) will be required to sign and return, within fifteen (15) days of first notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility & Publicity/Liability Release and Form W-9. Failure to return such documents within the specified time period, noncompliance with these Official Rules, the return of the Prize or prize notification or if the potential Prize Winner declines the Prize for any reason, the Prize may be awarded to an alternate Prize Winner.
Except where prohibited by law, the Prize Winner’s acceptance of the Prize constitutes permission for Compass Media to use Prize Winner’s name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice, and address (city and state) worldwide and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without further compensation. Participants agree to Administrator’s use of their names and likeness for advertising and publicity purposes, without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law.
All federal, state, local, and provincial laws and regulations apply.
Compass Media is not responsible for lost, late or misdirected entries or transactions, for incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete entry information whether caused by a contestant, equipment, or technical malfunction or for any human error, technical error or malfunctions. Compass Media reserves the right to halt or modify the drawing at any time during the drawing period if events beyond their control compromise the drawing, fairness or integrity.
Compass Media is not responsible for typographical or other human or technical errors in the offer or administration of this drawing, including but not limited to errors in advertising, the Official Rules, the selection and announcement of the Prize Winner(s) or the distribution of the Prize(s).
Compass Media LLC, at their sole discretion, may disqualify any participant from participating in the drawing, refuse to award Prize(s) if participant engages in any conduct Compass Media LLC deems to be improper, unfair or otherwise adverse to the operation of the drawing or detrimental to other participants. Such improper conduct includes, but is not limited to, falsifying personal information required during drawing registration or Prize claim, violating any term or condition stated herein, accumulating entries or prizes through methods such as automated computer scripts or other programming techniques, allowing others to use the participant’s personal information for the purpose of accumulating entries or prizes, tampering with Compass Media’s administration of this promotion, or intentionally trying to defraud, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile or otherwise tamper with the computer programs on any website associated with the promotion. Participant further acknowledges that the forfeiture of the Prize and/or return of any part of the prize shall in no way prevent Compass Media LLC from pursuing other avenues of recourse such as criminal or civil proceedings in connection with such conduct.
Compass Media reserves the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the drawing. This drawing is randomized and intended solely to raise awareness of Compass Media.
Lost or Corrupted Entries
Compass Media LLC. and their parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies and advertising and promotion agencies assume no liability and are not responsible for, and you hereby forever waive any rights to any claim in connection with, lost, late incomplete, corrupted, stolen, misdirected, illegible or postage due entries or mail if applicable; or for any computer, telephone, cable, network, satellite, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, unauthorized human intervention, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information, or the failure to capture any such information. Compass Media LLC. and their parents, affiliates and subsidiary companies, advertising and promotion agencies are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by registration information submitted by end users or tampering, hacking, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this drawing, and assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to the drawing.
Each participant in the drawing including, without limitation, the prize winner(s), hereby releases and agrees to hold harmless Compass Media LLC. and their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to person including death, and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Prize, participation in this drawing, and participation in any activity related to this drawing.
Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer of Warranties
IN NO EVENT WILL COMPASS MEDIA LLC. AND/OR THEIR PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES AND RELATED COMPANIES, THEIR ADVERTISING OR PROMOTION AGENCIES, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS, BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, ACCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SERVICE AND/OR THE DRAWING DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM THE SERVICE AND/OR THE DRAWING. IN NO EVENT SHALL COMPASS MEDIA’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, OR CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED $100. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE DRAWING AND THE SERVICE INCLUDING THE PRIZE 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.
The parties waive all rights to trial in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these terms and agreements and official rules including, without limitation, the drawing. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these terms and agreements, official rules and/or the drawing shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted at a location selected by Compass Media LLC.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
THESE TERMS AND AGREEMENTS AND OFFICIAL RULES AND THE INTERPRETATION OF ITS TERMS SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAWS RULES. For any matters which are not subject to arbitration as set forth in these terms and agreements and official rules and/or in connection with the entering of any judgment on an arbitration award in connection with these terms and agreements and official rules and/or the drawing, the parties irrevocably submit and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the Alabama state and federal courts. The parties agree not to raise the defense of forum non conveniens.
Administrator/Prize Provider Mailing Address
Compass Media LLC.
4851 Wharf Parkway, Suite D204
Orange Beach, AL 36561