FRESHBOOKS – #FRESHSTART CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS CONTEST, YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE “OFFICIAL RULES” AND THE DECISIONS OF SPONSOR WHICH ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL RESPECTS.
CONTEST IS NOT OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF QUEBEC.
Message and data rates apply. You may be charged by your wireless carrier for submitting an entry via mobile phone. Be sure to check your wireless carrier’s pricing plan before participating. Not all mobile devices offer wireless Internet access; and, wireless Internet access may not be available in all areas.
The FRESHBOOKS – #FRESHSTART CONTEST (the ”Contest”) is sponsored by 2ndSite Inc. d/b/a FreshBooks (the ”Sponsor”), 1655 Dupont Street Suite 250, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The Contest is open to those who are at least 18 years old (“Participants”) and submit an original image of their workspace. Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, and agencies are not eligible to enter or win. In addition, members of the immediate family (i.e., parent, sibling, child, spouse) of such persons are also ineligible.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
Contest opens 6:00AM PST February 9, 2016 and closes at 9:00PM PST February 21, 2016 (“Contest Period”).
PARTICIPANTS’ ENTRIES REPRESENT SOLELY THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF THE INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPANT AND DO NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF SPONSOR IN ANY MANNER. SPONSOR WILL NOT REVIEW ANY PARTICIPANT ENTRIES PRIOR TO POSTING AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIAIBILITY IN CONJUNCTION WITH SAME.
By submitting a Primary Entry you agree that Sponsor has the non-exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, transferable, sublicenseable right and license to use your Entry in whole or in part, commercially or non-commercially in any media known or unknown in perpetuity, worldwide, including the right to publish and display the Primary Entry for advertising and publicity, and to edit and make derivative works, all without additional review or compensation. Additionally, you agree that Sponsor may post your Primary Entry, including your name on its sponsored websites and/or third-party sites. You further waive any “Moral Right of Authors” (Droit Moral) in the Primary Entry and agree, upon Sponsor’s request and without compensation, to sign any and all necessary and appropriate documents so as to effect, perfect or record such grant of license rights.
Illegible or incomplete entries will be disqualified.
Ten (10) prizes of one year free account access of FreshBooks “Evergreen” package, valued at USD $359.40 per prize. No prize substitution is allowed. Winners are solely responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes. Limit of one prize per person.
FreshBooks Evergreen package includes:
1 Staff member
Unlimited contractors that can track time and invoice
Automatic late fees on overdue invoices
Expense tracking and automatic expense imports from bank accounts and credit cards
Winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received. Random drawing will be conducted on or about February 22 at 5:00PM EDT by a representative from the Sponsor whose decisions are final.
Winners will be notified by email and/or mail and at the judges’ discretion, will be required to complete and return an email confirmation of prize acceptance within 7 days of notification, or an alternate winner will be selected. Should the Sponsor fail to reach the selected potential winner within this time frame, an alternate potential winner will be selected. This process will continue until there are potential winners for all prizes.
In order to be named a Winner, each potential winner must complete an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and a publicity release (where lawful) indicating: (i) acceptance of, and agreement to abide by these Official Rules; (ii) agreement to waive any legal claims against and to release Sponsor and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees and shareholders from any and all liability, loss, or damage arising from participation in the Contest (and/or the acceptance, possession, or use of a prize awarded through the Contest, including, but not limited to, claims for product liability, personal injury, breach of contract, and negligence; (iii) confirmation that participant meets and will abide by all eligibility requirements; and (iv) winner’s consent to the use of his/her name, image, likeness, and related personal information, for publicity materials related to the Contest and/or Sponsor and Sponsor’s products and services. A copy of the affidavit of eligibility/release will be emailed to potential winners prior to announcement. If a potential winner does not agree to the terms in the affidavit, potential winner forfeits their prize.
Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged, stolen, or intercepted Contest entries/tweets; failed attempts to notify a winner of any live draw; or for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet Service Providers, websites, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected tweets, or computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information; or for damage to a Participant’s or any other person’s mobile device in conjunction with Contest participation. 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, or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Force Majeure. If, for any reason, the Contest (or any part thereof) is not capable of running as planned by reason of any causes beyond the control of Sponsor which, in its sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest (e.g., unauthorized human intervention, fraud, riot or natural disaster), Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest and make the prizes available to be won in a manner which is fair, equitable and in accordance with these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Notice of such action by Sponsor will be posted at www.freshbooks.com.
For a winners list, send an email to [email protected]. Winners’ list will be available after February 25, 2016 at https://webdesignledger.com/freshstart-giveaway-become-1-of-10-happy-freelancers-with-1-free-year-of-freshbooks