NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. ENTRY INTO THIS PROMOTION CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES. VOID IN BELGIUM, BRAZIL, CRIMEA, CUBA, IRAN, ITALY, MALAYSIA, NORTH KOREA, THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, PORTUGAL, QUEBEC (CANADA), RUSSIA SUDAN, SWEDEN, AND SYRIA, AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
1. BINDING AGREEMENT
BINDING AGREEMENT. These Official Rules (“Rules”) will provide you with the information you need to successfully enter the GMAC Enrollment Survey Random Draw Promotion for Graduate Management Programs (the “Promotion”) on behalf of your graduate management program (the “Program”). Any references to “you,” “your,” and “entrant” herein mean you, the individual entering the Promotion on behalf of your Program, and your Program. These Rules form a binding contract between the Graduate Management Admission Council and you as an entrant into the Promotion. By entering the Promotion or otherwise participating in the activities on the Promotion website, you agree to be bound by these Rules. If you breach a provision of these Rules, you will forfeit your entry into the Promotion. All decisions of Sponsor (defined below) on all matters pertaining to the Promotion are final and binding. If you have questions, please contact Sponsor at email@example.com.
To be eligible to enter the Promotion and/or receive a Report (defined below) and/or win a prize, as of the beginning of the Term (defined below), you must: (i) be above the age of majority in your place of residence (applicable only to the individual entering the Promotion on behalf of your Program); (ii) have a valid email address and Internet access; and (iii) submit an entry as described below. Programs in Belgium, Brazil, Crimea, Cuba, Iran, Italy, Malaysia, North Korea, the People’s Republic of China, Portugal, Quebec (Canada), Russia, Sudan, Sweden, and Syria are not eligible to enter or win. Employees, officers, and directors of the Graduate Management Admission Council, its affiliates, franchisees, subsidiaries and agencies, and their immediate families (parents, siblings, children and spouses of each, regardless of where they live) and those living in the households of such employees, officers, and directors (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate in the Promotion, receive a Report, or win a prize. VOID IN BELGIUM, BRAZIL, CRIMEA, CUBA, IRAN, ITALY, MALAYSIA, NORTH KOREA, THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, PORTUGAL, QUEBEC (CANADA), RUSSIA SUDAN, SWEDEN, AND SYRIA, AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, national, state/provincial, and local laws and regulations, including applicable economic sanctions and other international trade regulations.
The Promotion will begin at 12:01 AM EST on 13 May 2021 and end at 11:59 PM EST on 11 June 2021 (the “Term”). Sponsor’s computer, or that of its designee, shall serve as the official timekeeper for the Promotion. Entrants are responsible for determining appropriate start and end times in their local time zone.
Graduate Management Admission Council, P.O. Box 2969, Reston, VA 20195, USA, is the sponsor of the Promotion (“Sponsor” or “GMAC”).
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER. To enter the Promotion during the Term, you must submit your entry as follows:
- Send via email the GMAC Enrollment Survey link you receive from GMAC to your Program’s enrolled students and students who have graduated from your Program between January 2021 and June 2021.
Entry to this Promotion is limited to one (1) entry per Program. All entries discovered to have been submitted by the same individual using multiple accounts will be disqualified. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, incomplete, invalid, illegible, or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified; (ii) failed, partial or garbled computer transmissions; (iii) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to electronic malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software; or (iv) any error, technical or otherwise. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entry not in compliance with these Rules.
In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. A selected entrant may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the selected entry.
6. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS
By participating in the Promotion and submitting your Promotion entry, you agree to communicate for the purposes of this Promotion with Sponsor electronically. By agreeing to do business electronically, you: (i) agree that your consent to these Rules is a binding form of your electronic signature, which you agree binds you to these Rules; (ii) represent that you have Internet access and a valid email address enabling you access to the Promotion website and to receive communications and documents electronically; and (iii) represent that you have a printer or other device to print or otherwise save communications and documents, including, without limitation, these Rules, and that you have, in fact, printed or otherwise saved a copy of these Rules for your records. This consent is effective unless and until you withdraw it. You may withdraw your consent to electronic communication and delivery of documents, update your contact information, or request a free paper copy of these Rules at any time by contacting us as set forth in these Rules. We will send you a confirmation notice once we have processed your change request.
7. REPORT RECIPIENTS, WINNER SELECTION, & NOTIFICATION
All those who meet the eligibility requirements set forth in the “Eligibility” section above, submit an entry as set forth in the “Entry” section above, and have at least one (1) of their enrolled students and/or recent graduates who have graduated between January 2021 and June 2021 complete the Enrollment Survey will receive a copy of the final industry report (the “Final Industry Report”). The Final Industry Reports will be delivered to the recipients via email. Sponsor is not responsible for any unsuccessful efforts to contact an entrant and/or send the Final Industry Report. LIMIT: One (1) Final Industry Report per Program. Sponsor is not responsible for any defects or malfunctions associated with the Final Industry Report and provides NO WARRANTIES. The Final Industry Reports shall not be transferred, assigned, or substituted by the Program. If any entrant declines the Final Industry Report, fails to claim the Final Industry Report, is unavailable for Final Industry Report fulfillment, fails to abide by the Rules, or is ineligible, Sponsor reserves the right to decline to fulfill the Final Industry Report with respect to such entrant. If any Final Industry Report delivery is refused or returned as undeliverable, that Final Industry Report is forfeited. The email address you provide while submitting your entry will be our primary means of communication with you.
Additionally, all those who meet the eligibility requirements set forth in the “Eligibility” section above, submit an entry as set forth in the “Entry” section above, and have at least twenty-five (25) of their enrolled students and/or recent graduates who have graduated between January 2021 and June 2021 complete the Enrollment Survey will receive a program level report for their Program (the “Program Level Report”). The Program Level Reports will be delivered to the recipients via email. Sponsor is not responsible for any unsuccessful efforts to contact an entrant and/or send the Program Level Report. LIMIT: One (1) Program Level Report per Program. Sponsor is not responsible for any defects or malfunctions associated with the Program Level Report and provides NO WARRANTIES. The Program Level Reports shall not be transferred, assigned, or substituted by the Program. If any entrant declines the Program Level Report, fails to claim the Program Level Report, is unavailable for Program Level Report fulfillment, fails to abide by the Rules, or is ineligible, Sponsor reserves the right to decline to fulfill the Program Level Report with respect to such entrant. If any Program Level Report delivery is refused or returned as undeliverable, that Program Level Report is forfeited. The email address you provide while submitting your entry will be our primary means of communication with you. The Final Industry Report and the Program Level Report are collectively referred to herein as the “Reports.”
Lastly, on or about 21 June 2021, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing of all those who meet the eligibility requirements set forth in the “Eligibility” section above, submit an entry as set forth in the “Entry” section above, and have at least twenty-five (25) of their enrolled students and/or recent graduates who have graduated between January 2021 and June 2021 complete the Enrollment Survey to select a total of two (2) potential prize winners. The potential winners will be notified by Sponsor via email on or about the date that they are selected as a winner. Potential winners will have three (3) business days from notification to respond to claim their prize. The prize notification from Sponsor will include instructions on how to claim a prize; failure to follow such instructions may result in disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner from all remaining eligible entries. Some potential winners may be required to complete a mathematical skills test prior to being determined a winner. Sponsor is not liable for unsuccessful efforts to notify a potential winner. No prize transfer, assignment or substitution by the winner is permitted. Winners are solely responsible for any taxes, fees, duties, and surcharges on the prize. If, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, a potential winner declines the prize, fails to claim the prize or ignores the prize notification, is unavailable for prize fulfillment, fails to abide by the Rules, or is ineligible, Sponsor may select an alternate winner from all remaining eligible entries. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. You, as an entrant, agree to: (a) be bound by these Rules; and (b) the transfer of your personal information and your entry to the United States, where Sponsor’s data processors are located.
8. PRIZES FOR THE RANDOM DRAWING
Two (2) potential winners will receive 25,000 impressions on mba.com (Approximate Retail Value (ARV): USD $1,000.00). The total ARV of all prizes potentially awarded is USD $2,000.00. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Actual retail value may vary, and Sponsor will not award the difference between the ARV and actual value. Sponsor reserves the right to not seek an alternate potential prize winner in the event that the Program originally selected ignores the prize notification, is disqualified or is unable to accept the prize, at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prizes are non-transferable and are not redeemable for cash. No prize substitutions are allowed, except that Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if advertised prizes become unavailable. Prizes may not be sold, bartered or exchanged by any winner. All details of any prize not specified herein shall be determined solely by Sponsor. By accepting a prize, each winner acknowledges compliance with these Rules. All tax liabilities arising from this Promotion are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Limit of one (1) prize per Program. Actual prize may differ from promotional images. The following additional conditions apply to the Program’s use of the prize of 25,000 impressions: (1) Advertising creative will be supplied by the Program in formats provided by GMAC Media; (2) Impressions will run globally unless otherwise agreed, subject to available inventory; (3) The campaign will complete by 31 December 2021 or otherwise considered spent; and (4) No guarantees will be given as to viewability or click-through rate.
Except where prohibited by law, by participating in the Promotion and/or accepting the Final Industry Report, the Program Level Report, and/or the prize, you grant to Sponsor the right, without limitation, to use your Program’s name, city, and state in the Reports, where applicable, worldwide, without additional compensation or notification.
10. RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY, MODIFY, CANCEL OR SUSPEND
If for any reason this Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, fulfillment or proper conduct of the Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion and to select the winner(s) by conducting a random drawing from those eligible entries received up to the time of the termination/suspension. Sponsor may also disqualify or prohibit an entrant from participating in the Promotion, receiving the Reports, or winning a prize in this or any other promotion conducted by Sponsor if, at its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant has violated the Rules or has threatened or is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair or abusive practices (including the use of automated quick-entry programs), or is intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor’s representatives. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
Except where prohibited by law, by participating, entrants, Report recipients, and winners agree to release Sponsor, its affiliates, franchisees, subsidiaries and agencies, and each of their respective employees, agents and officers, as well as all others associated with the development and execution of this Promotion (the “Promotion Entities”), from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any Report or prize. The potential winners of the random drawing may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and (where legal) a publicity release, which must be returned within the time period specified by Sponsor in the notification. If documents are not timely returned, or if any notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable, or if a potential winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Rules, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate potential winner may be selected.
12. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, PROMOTION ENTITIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR: (1) ANY INCORRECT OR INACCURATE INFORMATION, WHETHER CAUSED BY ENTRANT, PRINTING, TYPOGRAPHICAL OR OTHER ERRORS OR BY ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATED WITH OR UTILIZED IN THE PROMOTION; (2) TECHNICAL FAILURES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, MALFUNCTIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, OR DISCONNECTIONS IN PHONE LINES OR NETWORK HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE; (3) UNAUTHORIZED HUMAN INTERVENTION IN ANY PART OF THE ENTRY PROCESS OR THE PROMOTION; (4) PRINTING, TYPOGRAPHICAL, TECHNICAL, COMPUTER, NETWORK OR HUMAN ERROR WHICH MAY OCCUR IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROMOTION, THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE PRIZES OR IN ANY PROMOTION-RELATED MATERIALS; (5) LATE, LOST, UNDELIVERABLE, DAMAGED, DELETED OR STOLEN ENTRIES; OR (6) ANY INJURY OR DAMAGE TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY WHICH MAY BE CAUSED, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, FROM ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION OR RECEIPT OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY REPORT OR PRIZE. PROMOTION ENTITIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR MISDIRECTED OR UNDELIVERABLE ENTRIES OR FOR ANY TECHNICAL PROBLEMS, MALFUNCTIONS OF COMPUTER SYSTEMS, SERVERS, PROVIDERS, HARDWARE/SOFTWARE, LOST OR UNAVAILABLE NETWORK CONNECTIONS OR FAILED, INCOMPLETE, GARBLED OR DELAYED COMPUTER TRANSMISSION OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, AND EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS PROMOTION, INCLUDING THE REPORTS AND PRIZES, IS 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, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
13. DISPUTES & CLASS ACTION WAIVER
EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, ENTRANT AGREES THAT: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS PROMOTION, THESE RULES, OR ANY REPORT RECEIVED OR PRIZE AWARDED SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION, AND EXCLUSIVELY BY THE APPROPRIATE FEDERAL OR STATE COURTS LOCATED IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, USA; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, INCLUDING COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS PROMOTION, BUT IN NO EVENT ATTORNEYS’ FEES; AND (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES AND ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN FOR ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES, AND ANY AND ALL RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED. ALL ISSUES AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE RULES, OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE ENTRANT AND SPONSOR IN CONNECTION WITH THE PROMOTION, SHALL BE GOVERNED BY, AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO ANY CHOICE OF LAW OR CONFLICT OF LAW RULES (WHETHER OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION) WHICH WOULD CAUSE THE APPLICATION OF THE LAWS OF ANY JURISDICTION OTHER THAN THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.
14. DATA PRIVACY
Your personal information will be used to fulfill the terms of this Promotion and may therefore be shared with any Promotion Entity, subcontractor, agent or partner that assists or is otherwise involved in the Promotion or website operation and as specified in GMAC's privacy statement available at http://www.mba.com/privacy.
By participating in the Promotion and consenting to these Rules, you (i) grant your express written permission to the use and storage of your personal information pursuant to these Rules; and (ii) acknowledge and agree to receive electronic communications via email from Sponsor relating to the Promotion. Pursuant to applicable laws pertaining to data collection and processing, you may have a right of access to, consultation, modification, portability, destruction, and withdrawal of your personal data. You may also have the right of opposition to the data collection, under certain circumstances. To exercise such right, you may write to Sponsor. The data controller, and the recipient of your personal data, is Sponsor. Your personal data will be stored on servers located in the US and other jurisdictions monitored by Sponsor. By participating in the Promotion, you hereby consent to the transfer of your personal information to Sponsor for the purposes of administering the Promotion and for such other purposes to which you may consent as outlined herein. All information submitted to Sponsor as part of this Promotion will be treated in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy statement. If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
15. WINNERS LIST
For a complete list of prize recipients, please contact Sponsor at email@example.com by no later than 21 September 2021.
Any third-party trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective trademark owners. The use or mention of such third-party trademarks in these Rules or in the Promotion is solely for descriptive purposes and shall in no way imply an endorsement or sponsorship of the Promotion. You are providing your information to GMAC, and the information you provide will only be used in accordance with the Rules of this Promotion.
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