TSW SWEEPSTAKES RULES

Official Rules for the “Win a TSW Free Pass Sweepstakes”

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.

The “Win a Technology & Services World San Diego 2020 Free Pass Offer” is sponsored by Technology Services Industry Association (“Sponsor”). This Sweepstakes is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in this sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of this sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.

ELIGIBILITY

This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of their respective countries where not prohibited by law, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant.

To be eligible to win, entrants must not be an employee of TSIA or a TSIA member at the time of entry.

Employees of Technology Services Industry Association (the “Sponsor”), their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD

The Sweepstakes begins on November 20, 2019 at 5 PM PT and ends on March 20, 2020 at 5 PM PT (“Sweepstakes Period”). All entries (submissions) must be received on or before the stated end time of the submission period. Sponsor reserves the right to extend or shorten the Sweepstakes at their sole discretion.

HOW TO ENTER

Individuals who meet the eligibility requirements may enter the Sweepstakes in one of two ways:

Option 1: Anyone completing an online submission for a free pass for the Technology & Services World conference will automatically be entered into the Sweepstakes.

Option 2: Individuals may submit via U.S. Mail a hand-written entry stating the following information: 

Name
Address
Telephone Number
Email Address
Date of Birth

The entry must be postmarked by the end of the entry period stated above and mailed to the following location:

Technology Services Industry Association
Attention: Technology & Services World Sweepstakes
17065 Camino San Bernardo, Suite 150
San Diego, CA 92127

Only one (1) entry is allowed per person.

WINNER SELECTION

All eligible entries received during the Submission Period will be gathered into a database at the end of the Submission Period. One winner will be chosen at random.

The winner will be announced on or about March 23, 2020. Announcement and instructions will be sent to the email address supplied on the potential prize winner’s valid entry form. Each entrant is responsible for monitoring his/her email account for prize notification and receipt or other communications related to this sweepstakes. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached by Administrator (or Sponsor) on the announcement date, using the contact information provided at the time of entry, or if the prize is returned as undeliverable, that potential prize winner shall forfeit the prize. Upon the request of the Sponsor, the potential winner may be required to return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release and Prize Acceptance Form and IRS W-9 form. If a potential winner fails to comply with these official rules, that potential winner will be disqualified.

Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received. 

PRIZES

The Technology & Services World San Diego 2020 Prize consists of the following: 1 Free Pass to the Technology & Services World San Diego 2020 event held on May 4-6 – $2,895 Value (the “Event”). If the winner is already registered for Technology & Services World San Diego 2020, their registration fee will be credited.

One (1) winner will be selected. Terms and conditions may apply. Incidental expenses and all other costs and expenses which are not specifically listed as part of a prize in these Official Rules and which may be associated with the award, acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of the awarded prize are solely the responsibility of the respective prize winner. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE IS SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.

ADDITIONAL LIMITATIONS

Prize is non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted. Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting or these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize. Any attempt to damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to possible legal action by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend or amend the Sweepstakes, without notice, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if Sponsor determines that the Sweepstakes cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering or unauthorized intervention, technical failure or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Sweepstakes. In the event any tampering or unauthorized intervention may have occurred, or an entrant uses any bot, script, or other automated means to submit online Sweepstakes entries, Sponsor reserves the right to void suspect entries at issue. Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives, and any telephone or information technology network or service providers, are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunction, lost or delayed data transmission, lost or delayed mail delivery, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure or malfunction of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, the inability to access any website or online service or any other error, human or otherwise.

WAIVER, RELEASE, AND DISCLAIMERS OF LIABILITY

BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO RELEASE AND WAIVE ANY CLAIMS, DEMANDS, CAUSES OF ACTION, LIABILITY, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURY (WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN) (COLLECTIVELY, “CLAIMS”) THAT THE ENTRANT MAY HAVE AGAINST THE SPONSOR, ITS PARENT, ANY AFFILIATES OR SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND/OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES OR AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY, “SPONSOR PARTIES”) RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THAT ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES AND/OR THE PRIZE (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE ACCEPTANCE, USE, OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE; THE CONTENT, SCOPE, OR EFFECTIVENESS OF THE EVENT; ANY INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS; OR THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR CURRENCY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THE EVENT). EACH ENTRANT INDEMNIFIES AND HOLDS THE SPONSOR PARTIES HARMLESS FROM ANY THIRD PARTY CLAIMS ARISING FROM OR RELATING OR RELATING TO ANY ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF THE ENTRANT IN CONNECTION WITH THE ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES AND/OR THE PRIZE, AS WELL AS JUDGMENTS OR SETTLEMENTS TO RESOLVE SUCH CLAIMS AND THE COSTS OF LITIGATION (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ATTORNEYS’ FEES) INCURRED IN CONNECTION WITH SUCH CLAIMS.

ENTRANTS FURTHER UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ALL RIGHTS UNDER CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542 (“SECTION 1542”) AND ANY SIMILAR LAW OF ANY STATE OR TERRITORY OF THE UNITED STATES THAT MAY BE APPLICABLE WITH RESPECT TO THE FOREGOING RELEASE ARE HEREBY WAIVED. ENTRANTS ACKNOWLEDGE THAT SECTION 1542 PROVIDES:

“A general release does not extend to claims that the creditor or releasing party does not know or suspect to exist in his or her favor at the time of executing the release and that, if known by him or her, would have materially affected his or her settlement with the debtor or released party.”

THE SPONSOR PARTIES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONDITION OF THE PRIZE, MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRIZE, FITNESS OF THE PRIZE FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS. 

THE SPONSOR PARTIES DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM, NETWORK, OR DATA RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO OR THE DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES PUBLICITY.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WHATSOEVER WILL ANY SPONSOR PARTY OR ONE OF ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY LOST PROFITS OR LOST SAVINGS, EVEN IF SUCH SPONSOR PARTY OR SUPPLIER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OR LIKELIHOOD OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL ANY SPONSOR PARTY OR SUPPLIER’S LIABILITY FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR THE PRIZE, WHETHER UNDER CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STATUTE, OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED THE LESSER OF (A) ENTRANT’S REASONABLE OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES INCURRED IN CONNECTION WITH ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES OR (B) $10 US DOLLARS. THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS OF DAMAGES SHALL APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

PUBLICITY

By participating, each entrant grants Sponsor permission to use his/her name, likeness, and/or comments for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.

SWEEPSTAKES SPONSOR

This sweepstakes is sponsored by:

Technology Services Industry Association
17065 Camino San Bernardo, Suite 150
San Diego, CA 92127

Any questions regarding this Sweepstakes should be directed to info@tsia.com.