OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES AND CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS
WHO CAN ENTER: Sweepstakes and Contests are open to all persons who have reached the age of majority on the date that he or she is invited to participate in the relevant Sweepstakes or Contest via the Juniper Networks Innovators Circle, an online social community (hereinafter, the "Juniper Networks Innovators Circle" or "Community"). Employees of Ipsos-Insight LLC ("Ipsos"), Juniper Networks, Inc. (the "Sponsor"), their subsidiaries and affiliated companies and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, advertising or promotional agencies, members of their immediate families and persons with whom any of the foregoing are domiciled, and "Public Officials" are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes or Contests.
PROMOTER: The Sweepstakes or Contest(s) are being promoted by Ipsos and Sponsor, and will be administered by the Social Media Exchange division of Ipsos-Insight, LLC, 222 South Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606 (the "Administrator").
ENTRY PERIOD: The Sweepstakes and Contest(s) start on the survey launch date and close on the survey close date.
HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. All entrants who are invited by the Sweepstakes Administrator and successfully complete a survey during the Sweepstakes Period will be will automatically be entered once in the Sweepstakes.
PRIZES: Twenty (20) prize[s] in the form of an e-gift card worth $5 USD will be awarded to the first twenty (20) entries selected in a random draw from among all eligible entries.
Prizes are non-transferable and non-assignable. No substitution of prizes are permitted except by the Sweepstakes Administrator. All prizes will be awarded. The odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Selected entrant(s) will be notified by email within 2-3 weeks of the launch date and may also be announced by Sweepstakes Administrator on its website using the entrant's username (if applicable, or first name and last initial), age, hometown and picture (if provided by the entrant).
GENERAL: Neither Ipsos, the Administrator nor Sponsor are responsible for any costs associated with claiming any prize. Winners are solely responsible for the reporting and payment of any and all taxes, if any, that may result in claiming a prize in the Sweepstakes or Contests.
Entries in any way tampered with, forged, mutilated, incomplete, illegible, photocopied or mechanically reproduced, or submitted by or through fraudulent means, may be disqualified, in the sole discretion of the Administrator. This includes any entry that does not comply with these Official Rules in any respect.
Decisions of the Administrator are final on all matters of fact, interpretation, eligibility, procedure and fulfillment in respect to these Sweepstakes or Contests. The Administrator reserves the right at any time to withdraw these Sweepstakes or Contests or to modify, amend, or supplement these rules, in its sole discretion, subject to applicable law.
By participating in this Sweepstakes or Contests, the winners consent to the use by Ipsos, the Administrator and/or Sponsor of their name, hometown, age, and photograph for any lawful purpose, without further permission or compensation, except where prohibited by law. The winners agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules.
Ipsos, the Administrator, Sponsor, their subsidiaries and affiliated companies and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind; (ii) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions; (iii) any condition caused by events beyond the control of Ipsos, the Administrator and/or Sponsor that may cause this Sweepstakes or Contest to be disrupted or corrupted; (iv) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in this Sweepstakes or Contest; or (v) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with this Sweepstakes or Contest. Ipsos, the Administrator and Sponsor reserve the right, in their discretion, to suspend or cancel this Sweepstakes or Contest at any time if a computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, or other technical problem of any sort corrupts the administration, security, or proper play of this Sweepstakes or Contest. Ipsos, the Administrator and Sponsor also reserve the right to disqualify, in their sole discretion, any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the Web site, or who is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Any attempt to damage the Ipsos survey site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes or Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, Ipsos, the Administrator and Sponsor reserve the right to prosecute violators to the fullest extent allowable by law.
By participating in this Sweepstakes or Contest, each participant agrees to release and hold Ipsos, the Administrator, Sponsor, their subsidiaries and affiliated companies and each their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with this Sweepstakes or Contest or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use of any prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy.
Except where prohibited by law, participants agree that (1) any and all disputes, claims or causes of action arising out or connected with the Sweepstakes or Contest or any prizes awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration or alternate dispute resolution, as selected by Ipsos, to take place in the County of New York, State of New York; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out of pocket costs incurred in participation but in no event attorney's fees; and (3) under no circumstances will a participant be entitled to obtain awards for and participants hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket costs, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules and the decisions of Ipsos, the Administrator and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes or Contest, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without regard for conflict of laws doctrine. Should any term or provision of this paragraph or any other rule herein be concluded to be void, unenforceable or contrary to applicable law as provided herein, such term or provision shall, but only to the extent necessary to bring the rule within the requirements of such law, be deemed to be severed from the other terms and conditions; and the remainder of these Official Rules shall be given effect as if it had not included the severed item.
In Canada, with respect to Quebec residents, any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
For a list of prize winners or for a copy of these Official Sweepstakes and Contest Rules and Regulations, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Juniper Networks Innovators Circle/Sweepstakes or Contest Name Winners List, Ipsos Social Media Exchange, 222 South Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606, with a written request by Mail in for Rules within one (1) year of the Close Date. (VT residents may omit return postage for rule requests).
These Sweepstakes and Contests are subject to all Federal, State/Provincial and local laws. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.