Kobo’s Read More! Read Anywhere! Survey - July 22, 2014 – August 18, 2014

Posted by Kobo Help July  22, 2014

OFFICIAL RULES

SPONSORED BY
Rakuten Kobo Inc., 135 Liberty St. Suite 101, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA M6K 1A7 (the "Sponsor").No purchase necessary to participate in the Contest or receive prizes.

CONTEST PERIOD
Kobo’s Read More! Read Anywhere! Survey (the “Contest”) submission begins on July 22, 2014 at 10:00:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time ("EST") and ends on August 18, 2014 at 11:59:59 p.m. EST (the "Contest Period"). A day is defined as commencing at 12:00:00 a.m. EST and ending at 11:59:59 p.m. EST (a “Day”) except for the first day where the Day commences at 10:00:00 a.m. EST and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. EST. The Sponsor’s servers are the official time keeping device for this Contest. The time that an Entry is received by the Sponsor will be the time at which it is received by the Sponsor’s mail server or web server (as applicable) as determined in accordance with the applicable server’s clock.

ELIGIBILITY
The Contest is open only to legal residents of the forty eight (48) contiguous United States, District of Columbia and Canada (excluding Quebec) and the United Kingdom, who have reached the age of majority in their respective jurisdiction at the time of entry (each entrant, an "Entrant"). Void in Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and where prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor or any of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, representatives, agents, or any other company or individual involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of the Contest and their immediate family (spouse, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and step-children) and household members (people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year) of each such employee are not eligible. Participation constitutes Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the Sponsor’s decisions, which, subject to applicable law, are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

HOW TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To enter:

  1. During the Contest Period, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/T3XF369;   
  2. Follow the steps outlined on the survey page to enter by providing first name, last name and email address.  

Contest can be entered at any time during the Contest Period. Entrants may only enter the contest once. The winner will be randomly selected and will receive one (1) Kobo Arc 10HD tablet.

ENTRY VERIFICATION
If the identity of an Entrant is disputed, the Entrant will be deemed to be the name on the Entry. An Entrant may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning Entry.

Entries are subject to verification and may be disqualified if they are late, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, irregular, submitted through illicit means, not original to the Entrant, or if they contain any false statements or do not conform to or satisfy any condition of these Official Rules. No mechanically reproduced, illegible, or incomplete Entries will be accepted. The use of any device to automate the entry process is prohibited; entries must be manually key-stroked. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest.

PRIZE DESCRIPTION AND CONDITIONS
There will be one (1) Prize of a Kobo Arc 10HD tablet (MSRP: $399.99 CAD).

Prize is not convertible to cash, and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize in whole or in part for any reason whatsoever. For residents outside of Canada, any taxes and fees, if any, are the sole responsibility of prize winner, including the Grand Prize. All winners must comply with all Official Rules. Additional restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Sponsor is responsible only for prize delivery and is not responsible for prize utility or otherwise.

PRIZE DRAW
For the Prize, one (1) winner will be randomly selected from all Prize Entries received during the Contest Period on or about August 19, 2014 at approximately 3:00 pm EST in Toronto, ON. The odds of winning the Grand Prize are based on the number of Contest participants who complete the Kobo Read More! Read Anywhere! Survey including the inclusion of their first/last names and email address. The eligible winner will be notified via email from pr@kobo.com within forty-eight (48) business hours of the draw date or on or before August 19, 2014. The eligible winner must correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without any mechanical assistance of any kind. The eligible winner must respond within two (2) business days of notification to the contact number provided in the notification.

The Prize winner must complete and submit a Declaration and Release form (“Form”) to receive the Prize. Winners who complete this Form and answer the skill-testing question correctly will be contacted and notified of the Prize details on before August 24, 2014 to the email address listed on the Form. Winner must respond within two (2) business days of notification to the contact number or email address provided in the notification. If the winner does not respond in accordance with the Official Rules or the winner does not comply with the Official Rules, he/she will be disqualified and will not receive the Prize. In the event that the eligible winner incorrectly answers the mathematical skill-testing question (if applicable), or does not return a completed Form within the indicated time frame, or if any e-mail is returned as undeliverable or the selected entrant does not respond to any e-mail notification, he/she will be disqualified without any liability to Sponsor and another entrant will be randomly selected and the above process will be repeated until such time as the Grand Prize is awarded.

Should the winner be unable participate, the Prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.

NOTE: The Sponsor does not accept any responsibility for lost, delayed or misdirected e-mail notifications.

ENTRY CONDITIONS AND RELEASE
By entering, each Entrant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and/or the Contest judges which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Contest; (b) release and hold harmless the Sponsor and its parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, the prize suppliers and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Contest, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the "Released Parties") from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability.

PUBLICITY AND PERSONAL INFORMATION
Except where prohibited by law, by submitting personal information to the Sponsor, Entrants consent to the Sponsor's collection, use and disclosure of such personal information for the purposes: (1) of administering and publicizing the Contest; (2) of detecting and protecting the Sponsor, its affiliates, and other third parties against error and fraud and other illegal activity; (3) as otherwise disclosed to the Entrant and for which the Sponsor obtains Entrant's consent; and (4) as permitted or required by law, all without payment or consideration. Information collected from Entrants is subject to the Sponsor's Privacy Policy, which is available at www.kobo.com/privacypolicy.

GENERAL CONDITIONS
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest, or any part of it, including these Official Rules for any reason as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, including if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond the Sponsor's reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Contest. If for any reason the Sponsor is unable to fully operate the Contest as set out in these Official Rules, the Sponsor, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, 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. The Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Entrant, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (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 Contest; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries. If for any reason an Entrant's Entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, Entrant's sole remedy is another Entry in the Contest, if possible. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, the Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims.

DISPUTES
The Contest is governed by the laws of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein, and is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, state and municipal laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. Participation constitutes Entrant's full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the Sponsor's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. By entering the Contest, the courts of the Province of Ontario, Canada shall have jurisdiction to entertain any action or other legal proceedings based on any provision of these Official Rules or the running of this Contest.

CONTEST RESULTS
For a copy of these Official Rules, or for a list of winners (which will have only the winners' first name, first initial of their last name, city and province/state of residence) send a hand-printed, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Kobo Read More! Read Anywhere! Survey c/o Kobo PR, Sponsor and administrator: Rakuten Kobo Inc., 135 Liberty St., Suite 101, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6K 1A7. Requests must be received by the latest September 30, 2014. 

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