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OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES AND REGULATIONS

WHO CAN ENTER: This Sweepstakes is open to all persons who are legal residents of the United States who have reached the age of majority on the date that he or she is invited to participate in this sweepstakes.   Employees of Ipsos America (“Ipsos”), its subsidiaries and affiliated companies and its respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, advertising or promotional agencies, and persons with whom any of the foregoing are domiciled are not eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes.  

SWEEPSTAKES PROMOTER: This Sweepstakes is being promoted by Ipsos and will be administered by  IPSOS Operations U.S., Inc., 1600 Stewart Avenue, Suite 500, Westbury, NY, 11590.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD:  

Period

Start Date

End Date

Draw Date

Q1 2016

November 1, 2015

February 28, 2016 (11:50 pm ET)

March 18, 2016

Q2 2016

March 1, 2016

May 31, 2016 (11:50 pm ET)

June 17, 2016

Q3 2016

June 1, 2016

August 31, 2016 (11:50 pm ET)

September 16, 2016

Q4 2016

September 1, 2016

November 30, 2016 (11:50 pm ET)

December 16, 2016

The period in which the sweepstakes are open to entrants is referred to as the “Sweepstakes Period”.

HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. All entrants who are invited by the Sweepstakes Administrator and successfully complete and return the survey during the Sweepstakes period will be automatically entered once in the Sweepstakes.

Completion of this survey is not necessary to enter and will not increase your chances of winning. To enter without completing the survey, please write your primary e-mail address (if applicable), along with your full name, mailing address, date of birth and phone number on a 3x5 index card and mail it to: Ipsos, 222 S. Riverside Plaza, Incentives Department, 15-073418-01, Suite 350, Chicago, IL 60606, USA to be received on or before the Sweepstakes close date.  Only one entry per person, regardless of entry method. All mailed entries must have a return address.  Ipsos and Sponsor are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, illegible, stolen, misdirected, misidentified, postage due or incomplete entries, for any problems or technical or mechanical malfunction of any telephone systems, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any entry to be received by Ipsos or Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by equipment, programming used in this Sweepstakes, human processing or otherwise, or any combination thereof.  Entries become the property of Ipsos and/or Sponsor and will not be returned.

RANDOM DRAW: Three (3) entries will be selected in a random draw from among all eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes.  Draw will be conducted at the offices of the Sweepstakes Administrator.  In order to be declared a winner, selected entrants must first sign an affidavit, to be administered by e-mail or mail, and his/her entry must be verified by the Sweepstakes Administrator. Ipsos and the Sweepstakes Administrator reserve the right to require proof of age and jurisdiction of residence prior to awarding any prize.  If a minor is selected, the parent or legal guardian of the selected entrant must sign an affidavit, in order for their child to be declared the winner. The prize will be issued in the parent or legal guardian’s name.

PRIZE:   One (1) prize will be awarded to each winner in the form of $100 assigned in a random draw.  The cash prize(s) will be issued by mail in the form of a company check.  Prizes are non-transferable and non-assignable.  No substitution of prizes are permitted except by Ipsos and Sponsor.  Prizes are not redeemable for cash.  All prizes will be awarded.  The odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Selected winners will be notified by email, mail or phone within 5 business days of the draw.  Selected winners will be required to acknowledge by phone, via email or in writing his or her receipt of notification of eligibility for prize and sign an affidavit. If no response is received by Ipsos within 10 business days of notification, the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner in a random draw selected by computer from the remaining eligible entries.

GENERAL: Neither Ipsos nor the Sweepstakes Administrator 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 this Sweepstakes.
 
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 Ipsos and Sponsor.  This includes any entry that does not comply with these Sweepstakes Rules in any respect.

Decisions of the Sweepstakes Administrator are final on all matters of fact, interpretation, eligibility, procedure and fulfillment in respect to this Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes Administrator reserves the right at any time to withdraw this Sweepstakes or to modify, amend, or supplement these rules, in its sole discretion, subject to applicable law.

By participating in this Sweepstakes, the winners consent to the use by Ipsos and 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, 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 and/or  Sponsor that may cause this Sweepstakes 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 (v) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with this Sweepstakes.  Ipsos and Sponsor reserve the right, in their discretion, to suspend or cancel this Sweepstakes 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. Ipsos 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 is a violation of criminal and civil laws.  Should such an attempt be made, Ipsos and Sponsor reserve the right to prosecute violators to the fullest extent allowable by law.
By participating in this Sweepstakes, each participant agrees to release and hold Ipsos, 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 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.

For a list of prize winners or for a copy of these Official Sweepstakes Rules and Regulations, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Ipsos, 222 S. Riverside Plaza, Incentives Department, Sweepstakes 15-073418, Suite 350, Chicago, IL 60606, USA, 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)

This Sweepstakes is subject to all Federal, State and local laws.  Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

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