PCMag.com Readers’ Choice/ Business Choice Laptops & Tablets Survey: Sweepstakes Rules

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PCMag.com Readers' Choice/ Business Choice Laptops & Tablets Survey: Sweepstakes Rules

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OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Readers’ Selection Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is ruled by these official guidelines (the “Sweepstakes Guidelines”). The Sweepstakes begins on January 11, 2021, at 12:00 AM ET and ends on January 31, 2021, at 11:59 PM ET (the “Sweepstakes Interval”).

SPONSOR: Ziff Davis, LLC, with an deal with of 114 fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10011 (the “Sponsor”).

ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open to people who’re eighteen (18) years of age or older on the time of entry who’re authorized residents of the fifty (50) United States of America or the District of Columbia. By getting into the Sweepstakes as described in these Sweepstakes Guidelines, entrants symbolize and warrant that they’re complying with these Sweepstakes Guidelines (together with, with out limitation, all eligibility necessities), and that they comply with abide by and be sure by all the foundations and phrases and circumstances said herein and all selections of Sponsor, which shall be closing and binding.

All earlier winners of any sweepstakes sponsored by Sponsor throughout the 9 (9) month interval previous to the Choice Date aren’t eligible to enter. Any people (together with, however not restricted to, staff, consultants, impartial contractors and interns) who’ve, throughout the previous six (6) months, held employment with or carried out companies for Sponsor or any organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, achievement, administration, prize help, commercial or promotion of the Sweepstakes (“Workers”) aren’t eligible to enter or win. Fast Household Members and Family Members are additionally not eligible to enter or win. “Fast Household Members” means dad and mom, step-parents, authorized guardians, kids, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses of an Worker. “Family Members” means these people who share the identical residence with an Worker not less than three (3) months a yr.

HOW TO ENTER: There are two strategies to enter the Sweepstakes: (1) fill out the online survey, or (2) enter by mail.

1. Survey Entry: To enter the Sweepstakes by the net survey, go to the survey page and full the present survey throughout the Sweepstakes Interval.

2. Mail Entry: To enter the Sweepstakes by mail, on a 3″ x 5″ card, hand-print your first and final title, avenue deal with, metropolis, state, zip code, telephone quantity, and working electronic mail deal with. Mail your accomplished entry to:

Readers’ Selection Sweepstakes-Laptopsc/o Griffith 624 Elm Road ExtensionIthaca, NY 14850-8786

Mail Entries should be postmarked by February 1, 2021, and acquired by February 8, 2021.

Just one (1) entry per individual is permitted, no matter entry methodology used. Subsequent makes an attempt made by the identical particular person to submit a number of entries could end in disqualification of the entrant.

Solely contributions submitted throughout the Sweepstakes Interval shall be eligible for entry into the Sweepstakes. No different strategies of entry shall be accepted. All entries change into the property of Sponsor and won’t be returned. Entries are restricted to people solely; industrial enterprises and enterprise entities aren’t eligible. Use of a false account will disqualify an entry. Sponsor shouldn’t be liable for entries not acquired resulting from problem accessing the web, service outage or delays, laptop difficulties, and different technological issues.

Entries are topic to any relevant restrictions or eligibility necessities listed herein. Entries shall be deemed to have been made by the licensed account holder of the e-mail or phone telephone quantity submitted on the time of entry and qualification. A number of individuals aren’t permitted to share the identical electronic mail deal with. Ought to a number of customers of the identical e-mail account or cell phone quantity, as relevant, enter the Sweepstakes and a dispute thereafter arises relating to the id of the entrant, the Licensed Account Holder of stated e-mail account or cell phone account on the time of entry shall be thought of the entrant. “Licensed Account Holder” is outlined because the pure one that is assigned an e-mail deal with or cell phone quantity by an Web entry supplier, on-line service supplier, phone service supplier or different group which is liable for assigned e-mail addresses, telephone numbers or the area related to the submitted e-mail deal with. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by the web site administrator for on-line entries. When relevant, the web site administrator’s laptop shall be deemed the official time protecting system for the Sweepstakes promotion. Entries shall be disqualified if discovered to be incomplete and/or if Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that a number of entries had been submitted by the identical entrant in violation of the Sweepstakes Guidelines.

Entries that are late, misplaced, stolen, mutilated, tampered with, illegible, incomplete, mechanically reproduced, inaccurate, postage due, solid, irregular in any method or in any other case not in compliance with these Official Guidelines shall be disqualified. All entries change into the property of the Sponsor and won’t be acknowledged or returned.

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Sponsor shall choose the prize winner(s) (collectively, the “Winner”) on or about February 9, 2021 (“Choice Date”) by random drawing or from amongst all eligible entries. The Winner shall be notified through electronic mail to the contact data offered within the entry. Notification of the Winner shall be deemed to have occurred instantly upon sending of the notification by Sponsor. Chosen winner(s) shall be required to reply (as directed) to the notification inside seven (7) days of tried notification. The one entries that shall be thought of eligible entries are entries acquired by Sponsor throughout the Sweepstakes Interval. The percentages of profitable rely on the variety of eligible entries acquired. The Sponsor reserves the suitable, in its sole discretion, to decide on an alternate winner within the occasion {that a} attainable winner has been disqualified or is deemed ineligible for any motive.

PRIZE: One (1) winner will obtain the next prize (collectively, the “Prize”):

One (1) $100 Amazon.com present code through electronic mail, valued at roughly 100 {dollars} ($100).

Not more than the said variety of prize(s) shall be awarded, and all prize(s) listed above shall be awarded. Precise retail worth of the Prize could range resulting from market circumstances. The distinction in worth of the Prize as said above and worth at time of notification of the Winner, if any, won’t be awarded. No money or prize substitution is permitted, besides on the discretion of Sponsor. The Prize is non-transferable. If the Prize can’t be awarded resulting from circumstances past the management of Sponsor, a substitute Prize of equal or higher retail worth shall be awarded; offered, nevertheless, that if a Prize is awarded however stays unclaimed or is forfeited by the Winner, the Prize is probably not re-awarded, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Within the occasion that greater than the said variety of prize(s) turns into accessible for any motive, Sponsor reserves the suitable to award solely the said variety of prize(s) by a random drawing amongst all reliable, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

ACCEPTANCE AND DELIVERY OF THE PRIZE: The Winner shall be required to confirm his or her deal with and could also be required to execute the next doc(s) earlier than a notary public and return them inside seven (7) days (or a shorter time if required by exigencies) of receipt of such paperwork: an affidavit of eligibility, a legal responsibility launch, and (the place imposing such situation is authorized) a publicity launch protecting eligibility, legal responsibility, promoting, publicity and media look points (collectively, the “Prize Declare Paperwork”). If an entrant is unable to confirm the data submitted with their entry, the entrant will mechanically be disqualified and their prize, if any, shall be forfeited. The Prize won’t be awarded till all such correctly executed and notarized Prize Declare Paperwork are returned to Sponsor. Prize(s) gained by an eligible entrant who’s a minor in his or her state of residence shall be awarded to minor’s dad or mum or authorized guardian, who should signal and return all required Prize Declare Paperwork. Within the occasion the Prize Declare Paperwork aren’t returned throughout the specified interval, an alternate Winner could also be chosen by Sponsor for such Prize. The Prize shall be shipped to the Winner inside 7 days of Sponsor’s receipt of a signed Affidavit and Launch from the Winner. The Winner is liable for all taxes and costs associated to the Prize acquired, if any.

OTHER RULES: this sweepstakes is topic to all relevant legal guidelines and is void the place prohibited. All submissions by entrants in reference to the sweepstakes change into the only property of the sponsor and won’t be acknowledged or returned. Winner assumes all legal responsibility for any accidents or injury brought about or claimed to be attributable to participation on this sweepstakes or by the use or misuse of any prize.

By getting into the sweepstakes, every winner grants the SPONSOR permission to make use of his or her title, metropolis, state/province, e-mail deal with and, to the extent submitted as a part of the sweepstakes entry, his or her {photograph}, voice, and/or likeness for promoting, publicity or different functions OR ON A WINNER’S LIST, IF APPLICABLE, IN ANY and all MEDIA WHETHER NOW KNOWN OR HEREINAFTER DEVELOPED, worldwide, with out further consent OR compensation, besides the place prohibited by legislation. By submitting an entry, entrants additionally grant the Sponsor a perpetual, fully-paid, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to breed, put together by-product works of, distribute, show, exhibit, transmit, broadcast, televise, digitize, carry out and in any other case use and allow others to make use of, and all through the world, their entry supplies in any method, kind, or format now identified or hereinafter created, together with on the web, and for any objective, together with, however not restricted to, promoting or promotion of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor and/or its services, with out additional consent from or compensation to the entrant. By getting into the Sweepstakes, entrants consent to obtain notification of future promotions, commercials or solicitations by or from Sponsor and/or Sponsor’s dad or mum corporations, associates, subsidiaries and enterprise companions, through electronic mail or different technique of communication.

If, within the Sponsor’s opinion, there’s any suspected or precise proof of fraud, digital or non-electronic tampering or unauthorized intervention with any portion of this Sweepstakes, or if fraud or technical difficulties of any kind (e.g., laptop viruses, bugs) compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the suitable to void suspect entries and/or terminate the Sweepstakes and award the Prize in its sole discretion. Any try to intentionally injury the Sponsor’s web site(s) or undermine the reliable operation of the Sweepstakes could also be in violation of U.S. felony and civil legal guidelines and can end in disqualification from participation within the Sweepstakes. Ought to such an try be made, the Sponsor reserves the suitable to hunt cures and damages (together with lawyer’s charges) to the fullest extent of the legislation, together with pursuing felony prosecution.

DISCLAIMER: EXCLUDING ONLY APPLICABLE MANUFACTURERS’ WARRANTIES, THE PRIZE IS PROVIDED TO THE WINNER ON AN “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT FURTHER WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL FURTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH RESPECT TO THE PRIZE.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS, ON BEHALF OF THEMSELVES AND THEIR HEIRS, EXECUTORS, ASSIGNS AND REPRESENTATIVES, RELEASE AND HOLD THE SPONSOR its PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATED COMPANIES, UNITS AND DIVISIONS, AND THE CURRENT AND FORMER OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS OF EACH OF THE FOREGOING, AND ALL THOSE ACTING UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE FOREGOING, OR ANY OF THEM (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES AND PRIZE SUPPLIERS) (EACH A “RELEASED PARTY”), HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, ACTIONS, INJURY, LOSS, DAMAGES, LIABILITIES AND OBLIGATIONS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (COLLECTIVELY, THE “CLAIMS”) WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED OR UNSUSPECTED, WHICH ENTRANT EVER HAD, NOW HAVE, OR HEREAFTER CAN, SHALL OR MAY HAVE, AGAINST THE RELEASED PARTIES (OR ANY OF THEM), INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CLAIMS ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES OR ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CLAIMS FOR LIBEL, DEFAMATION, INVASION OF PRIVACY, VIOLATION OF THE RIGHT OF PUBLICITY, COMMERCIAL APPROPRIATION OF NAME AND LIKENESS, INFRINGEMENT OF COPYRIGHT OR VIOLATION OF ANY OTHER PERSONAL OR PROPRIETARY RIGHT), AND THE RECEIPT, OWNERSHIP, USE, MISUSE, TRANSFER, SALE OR OTHER DISPOSITION OF THE PRIZE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CLAIMS FOR PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE). All issues regarding the interpretation and software of those Sweepstakes Guidelines shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.

DISPUTES: If, for any motive (together with an infection by laptop virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or every other causes past the management of the Sponsor which corrupt or have an effect on the administration, safety, equity, integrity, or correct conduct of this Sweepstakes), the Sweepstakes shouldn’t be able to being performed as described in these Sweepstakes Guidelines, Sponsor shall have the suitable, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any particular person who tampers with the entry course of, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or droop the Sweepstakes. The Sponsor assumes no duty for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized entry to, or alteration of, entries. The Sponsor shouldn’t be liable for any issues or technical malfunction of any phone community or strains, laptop on-line methods, servers, suppliers, laptop gear, software program, or failure of any e-mail or entry to be acquired by Sponsor on account of technical issues or site visitors congestion on the Web or at any web site, or any mixture thereof, together with, with out limitation, any harm or injury to any entrant’s or every other individual’s laptop associated to or ensuing from collaborating or downloading any supplies on this Sweepstakes. Due to the distinctive nature and scope of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the suitable, along with these different rights reserved herein, to switch any date(s) or deadline(s) set forth in these Sweepstakes Guidelines or in any other case governing the Sweepstakes, and any such modifications shall be posted right here within the Sweepstakes Guidelines. Any try by any individual to intentionally undermine the reliable operation of the Sweepstakes could also be a violation of felony and civil legislation, and, ought to such an try be made, Sponsor reserves the suitable to hunt damages to the fullest extent permitted by legislation. Sponsor’s failure to implement any time period of those Sweepstakes Guidelines shall not represent a waiver of any provision.

As a situation of collaborating within the Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that any and all disputes that can’t be resolved between entrant and Sponsor, and causes of motion arising out of or related with the Sweepstakes or these Sweepstakes Guidelines, shall be resolved individually, with out resort to any type of class motion, completely earlier than a courtroom of competent jurisdiction situated in New York, New York, and entrant irrevocably consents to the jurisdiction of the federal and state courts situated in New York, New York with respect to any such dispute, reason for motion, or different matter. All disputes shall be ruled and managed by the legal guidelines of the State of New York (with out regard for its conflicts-of-laws rules). Additional, in any such dispute, by no means will entrant be permitted to acquire awards for, and hereby irrevocably waives all rights to say, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, or every other damages, together with attorneys’ charges, apart from entrant’s precise out-of-pocket bills (i.e., prices incurred instantly in reference to entrant’s participation within the Sweepstakes), and entrant additional irrevocably waives all rights to have damages multiplied or elevated, if any. EACH PARTY EXPRESSLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY. All federal, state, and native legal guidelines and rules apply.

PRIVACY: Data collected from entrants in reference to the Sweepstakes is topic to Sponsor’s privateness coverage, which can be discovered here.

SOCIAL MEDIA PROMOTION: Though the Sweepstakes could also be featured on Twitter, Fb and/or different social media platforms, the Sweepstakes is under no circumstances sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or affiliation with Twitter, Fb and/or such different social media platforms and also you agree that Twitter, Fb and all different social media platforms aren’t liable in any method for any claims, damages or losses related to the Sweepstakes.

WINNER(S) LIST: For an inventory of title(s) of prize winner(s), after the Choice Date, please ship a stamped, self-addressed No. 10/commonplace enterprise envelope to Ziff Davis, LLC, Attn: Authorized Division, 114 fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10011 (VT residents could omit return postage).

BY ENTERING, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND AGREE TO ALL OF THESE SWEEPSTAKES RULES.


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