Eligibility Criteria: Open only to residents of Canada, the United States (excluding RI) and France who are at least 21 years of age at the time of entry. Participants must be employed by the Company for whom they enter the Giveaway. The Company must be in existence for less than 5 years as of July 23, 2018, and 2017 sales revenues must amount to a minimum of $10,000 to a maximum of $3 million US or the equivalent amount in euros or Canadian dollars.
Employees of ON TARGET TRANSLATION, herein called the “Sponsor”, its parent organization, affiliates, subsidiaries, promotion agencies, persons engaged in the development, production or distribution of Giveaway materials, Giveaway agents/representatives thereof, and members of their immediate families (spouses, parents, grandparents, children and siblings and their respective spouses) and persons living in the same households of such individuals, or with whom such individuals are domiciled, whether related or not, are not eligible. Void where prohibited.
Giveaway Period: the Giveaway Period begins at 8 am EST on July 23, 2018, and ends on October 23, 2018, at 11:59 PM (EST).
Prize/Odds/Prize Restrictions: There will be one (1) Grand Prize awarded during the whole Giveaway Period consisting of translation services of 20,000 words in English, French, Spanish or Chinese simplified. The split between the languages chosen will be determined by the Winner. The Total approximative value of this Grand Prize is US $4,000. The Grand Prize is not transferable, assignable or convertible to cash and must be accepted as awarded. No substitution shall be permitted except at the sole discretion of Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of comparable or greater value. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Giveaway Period. The Grand Prize excludes translation services requested in any other language than English, French, Spanish or Chinese simplified and specifically excludes the translation of computer or telephone applications.
Limit: Each share on Social Media that results in 1 qualified startup participant will get you one (1) bonus entry. Each attendance to an online demo will give the startup a bonus of ten (10) entries. Aside from bonus entries, only 1 entry per company will qualify for the duration of the Giveaway. Using form-filling software or other automated means to answer the survey questions is prohibited and may disqualify an entrant’s entry into the Giveaway. Each entrant may only use one (1) email address to participate in this Giveaway, and such email address may only be used by one (1) individual, regardless of whether the email address is shared by two or more people. Any entrant who uses more than one (1) email address to participate in this Giveaway may be disqualified and any prize won may be forfeited, subject to Sponsor’s sole discretion. If there is a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address provided at the time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. The Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for determining the eligibility of all entries. Mass entries will not be accepted.
Sponsor: The Giveaway Sponsor is On Target Translation, 414 S. Main Street, suite 211A, Rochester, MI, 48307, USA, herein the “Sponsor”.
Winner Selection: As long as all questions are answered, the specific answers to the online survey have no effect on an entrant’s ability to participate or to win. A random drawing for the Grand Prize will take place at the offices of the Sponsor in Rochester, Michigan, USA, on October 25, 2018 at noon EST, from among all eligible entries received during the Giveaway Period.
Winner notification: The Potential winner will be notified by email and/or by phone and will be required to correctly answer an unaided, time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question, complete and return, within the specified time, a declaration of eligibility and liability/publicity release.
Disqualification: If any prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if the potential winner cannot be contacted, if required documents are not returned and received by the Sponsor within the time specified in the notification, if the mathematical skill-testing question is answered incorrectly, or if a potential winner declines the prize or otherwise does not comply with these Official Rules, the potential winner will be disqualified, and the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner by random drawing from among the remaining eligible entries. All decisions of the Sponsor, On Target Translation, are final and binding on all entrants. Prize will be delivered to the confirmed winner within a reasonable timeframe agreed by the Sponsor and the Winner and project will begin upon winner verification and compliance with all documentation requirements.
Publicity: Sponsor reserves the right to use the name, city of residence, province/territory, comments, likeness and/or photographs of the winners without further notice or compensation, in any advertising and publicity in relation to the Giveaway and for marketing and public relations initiatives by On Target Translation.
GENERAL: THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE INTERPRETATION OF ITS TERMS SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN, U.S.A., WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAWS RULES. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these rules or the contest shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association.
Except where prohibited, by participating in this Giveaway, each entrant agrees to release and hold harmless the Sponsor and each of its respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated companies and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensees and assigns, and sponsors, advertisers, partners and agencies from, and against, any claim or cause of action arising out of his/her participation in the Giveaway, or receipt or use of any prize. Entrants agree that all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs.
FOR RESIDENTS OF QUEBEC ONLY: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity Giveaway 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.
Limitation of liability: Sponsor will not be responsible for late, lost, stolen, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, falsified or destroyed entries, and all such entries are void. Sponsor will not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, printing errors, lost, delayed or garbled data or transmissions or other liability or injury or damage to the person(s) or property that may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, by an entrant’s participation in the Giveaway. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered are void. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage, interfere with or undermine the legitimate operation of this Giveaway is a violation of criminal and/or civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these full Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Under no circumstances will more prizes than the one set forth in these Official Rules be awarded. If a printing, technical or any other error occurs that results in more potential winners than the available prize, Sponsor may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible potential prize winners to award the prize in dispute. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. If, for any reason, the Giveaway is not able to be conducted as planned; or if the Giveaway is corrupted or does not allow the proper execution of entry collection, prize drawing and/or processing of entries in accordance with these full Official Rules for any reason; or if tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures or any other causes, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, odds of winning, integrity or proper conduct of this Giveaway, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action and/or subject, in Quebec, to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway and conduct a random drawing from all non-suspect eligible entries received prior to termination to select a potential winner.
Winners’ List: The name of the winner will be posted on the ON TARGET Translation website once the winner has been finally determined. The winner’s name may be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope by December 1, 2018, to: On Target Translation for Startups Giveway, c/o Sylvie Nault, 4955 Buchan Street, suite 105, Montréal, Québec, Canada H4P 1S4.
SOCIAL MEDIA DISCLOSURES. This Giveway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or Google.