Shim gif Drawing Rules and Regulations

Official Incentive Rules

No purchase necessary. Must be 18 years of age or older to participate or enter. You may enter drawings by completing a survey or registering to be a member of Socratic Forum as described below.

Survey Drawings

All entrants who participate in a Survey ('the Survey') will be entered into a random drawing for the prizes described in the Survey, on the Socratic Forum Web site, or as stated in the invitation to participate. The number and value of Prizes vary for each survey. To be eligible, each participant must successfully complete and submit the Survey (the Survey must be received before the 'closing' of that particular Project to be eligible for that drawing), only one entry allowed per person or email address per Survey. All winners will be notified via email once the Survey has been closed and winners have been selected. Allow 4-6 weeks for notification from the close of the Survey. Sponsor will not accept multiple attempts to complete the Survey. If multiple online Survey completion attempts are received from the same email address or person, only the first entry received will be qualified, all additional entries will be disregarded. Entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the screen name or email address from which the entry is made.

Membership Drawings

All individuals who complete the necessary registration forms to become a new qualified member of Socratic Forum will be entered into a random drawing for the prizes described in the invitation to become a member or on the Socratic Forum Web site. To be eligible, you must successfully complete all phases of the registration process. Only one entry is allowed per person or email address. New membership drawings are done on a periodic basis as described in the invitation to become a member or on the Socratic Forum Web site. All new member winners will be notified via email. Allow 4-6 weeks for notification from the close of each drawing. To be eligible you must become a new member of the Socratic Forum. We will not accept multiple attempts to join the Socratic Forum. If multiple attempts to join the panel are received from the same email address or person only the first attempt to join or entry received will be qualified, all additional entries will be disregarded. Entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the screen name or email address from which the entry is made.

General

Use of automated entry devices or programs is prohibited. Any attempts by an individual to access the site via a bot script or other brute-force attack will result in that IP address becoming ineligible. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel online entries for the drawing without notice if it becomes infected with a virus or is otherwise technically corrupted or unfeasible. Sponsor not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, or illegible entries or for any computer, online, telephone or technical malfunctions or failure or delayed, garbled or corrupted data transmitted by participants via the Internet. All entries and completed Survey data becomes the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. By completing the Survey or joining Socratic Forum and/or entering this drawing, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which shall be final, binding and conclusive on all matters. Sweepstakes start and end upon the official opening and closing of the Survey or the panel membership drawing.

Prizes and Drawings

Winners are selected in a random drawing that is conducted after the official closing of a Survey or panel membership recruitment period. All qualified entrants will have a chance to win one of the prizes as described in the Survey, the invitation to join Socratic Forum , or on the panel Web site. Number and value of Prizes vary for each survey or membership recruitment period. Odds of winning depend on the number of Surveys accepted in each Survey project or on the number of new panel members registered during each membership drawing period. All cash prizes will be deposited into the winner's panel incentive account. All other prizes, such as merchandise will be awarded to the winner at the address provided upon registration.Any entrant or winner that does not have an incentive account may sign up and receive an account via Socratic Forum Web site at no cost. Winners will be notified via email and must allow 4-6 weeks for their prize to be credited to their incentive account. Entrants will not be declared official winners until they have complied with all terms contained in these rules and any other terms contained in the invitation to take a Survey or to join Socratic Forum.

Eligibility

Unless otherwise specified in the invitation to the Survey or panel membership recruitment survey, drawings are open only to individuals 18 years of age or older and void where prohibited. Employees and household family members of Socratic Technologies, their advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies, and affiliates and operators of their Web sites are not eligible. United States federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. All Winners must have a valid Socratic Forum incentive account at the time the prize is awarded; others will be contacted for a valid mailing address. At the discretion of Socratic Technologies, winner may be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and, except where prohibited, a Publicity Release. Affidavits must be returned within 15 days of receipt. If required, and the affidavit is not returned within the time period specified, the prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate prizewinner will be chosen. No transfer or assignment of any prize is permitted and the cash equivalent of any prize will not be substituted unless a substitution is offered by Socratic Technologies Only one prize per survey, per person, family, household or address.

Winner's List

For a list of recent winners, please visit our Web site, http://www.socraticforum.com/ or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope along with the project number (or survey name/ topic) to: Socratic Forum Winners, 208 Utah Street Suite 350, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.

Release of Liability

All entrants release Socratic Technologies, Inc., its clients, and each of their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, agents, employees and all others associated with the development and execution of this Web site and any associated drawings from any and all liability with respect to or in any way arising from this drawing and/or acceptance or use of the prizes, including liability for personal injury, death, damages, or loss. Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Web site users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Survey or panel membership application or any drawing or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of Survey submissions or panel membership applications or drawings. Sponsor 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, or alteration of, Survey responses or panel membership applications or data. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line-systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to participants or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in any Survey or panel membership application. Socratic Forum is not responsible for user cheating or fraud by any Survey participant or panel applicant. If, for any reason, the Survey or panel recruitment effort is not capable of being executed as planned, including without limitation infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Survey or panel recruitment, Socratic Technologies, Inc. reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the drawing without notice.

 

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