Retrofit My Company Contest Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
Eligibility: Retrofit Inc.'s ("Retrofit's") Retrofit My Company Contest is open only to companies or business units, divisions, or functions within companies (each an "Entering Entity") registered to do business and with a physical place of business within the United States, including the District of Columbia, and excluding Florida and Tennessee. Void where prohibited and subject to all applicable laws.
How to Enter: Between November 13, 2012 at 12:00 AM (CT) and December 12, 2012 at 11:59 PM (CT) (the "Contest Period"), at least one employee of the Entering Entity must submit an essay of no more than 500 words via the entry form at retrofitmycompany.com. By submitting an essay, the employee grants, and represents and warrants that he or she has the right to grant, to Retrofit an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part) and distribute such essay for any purpose, commercial, advertising, or otherwise, to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such essay, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing. Proof of submission does not constitute proof of delivery or entry. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned to entrant. Every entry submission must be manually keystroked and/or manually entered by an individual employee of the Entering Entity. Automated and/or repetitive electronic submission of entries (including but not limited to entries made using any script, macro, bot or sweepstakes service) will be disqualified and transmissions from any related email or IP addresses may be blocked.
How Winner Chosen: All entries, consisting of each essay submitted during the Contest Period, will be judged by a panel including Retrofit staff, a Retrofit Advisory Board member and business leaders based on the following criteria: originality and creativity of essay submission (20%), ability to benefit from the Retrofit program (40%), and ability to create a compelling and relatable narrative for other potential Retrofit users (40%). In the event of a tie, the Entering Entity among the tied Entering Entities with the highest score in ability to benefit from Retrofit program will be the winner. By participating in the contests, each Entering Entity certifies that its entry is original and does not contain any material that would violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyrights, trademarks or rights or privacy or publicity. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and unfettered discretion to disqualify any entry that is believes contains obscene, offensive or inappropriate content, that does not comply with these official rules that is not consistent with the spirit of the contest. The decision of the Sponsor and judges is final and binding on all matters relating to the contest. The winners will be selected on or about December 19, 2012 with announcement to follow January 2, 2013.
Prize and Approximate Retail Value: One (1) Grand Prize: Winning Entering Entity will receive a full year of the Retrofit 10% weight loss program for up to 100 of its employees (each a "Participating Employee"), an approximately $299,500 retail value.
Participating Employees. Each Participating Employee must (1) meet Retrofit's guidelines for participation in the Retrofit program, administered in Retrofit's sole discretion, including being over the age of 18 (2) be a legal resident of the United States, but not be a resident of the state of Tennessee nor the state of Florida; (3) not be an employee of Retrofit, its affiliates, agents, and its advertising and promotion agencies, or their respective immediate family members (spouse, children, parents and siblings) or living in the same household of each (whether or not related); (4) execute and return a Release of Liability and Publicity Release which allows Retrofit to share his or her story publicly within 10 days of notification, and (5) agree to the Terms & Conditions of the Retrofit program within 30 days of notification. Any Participating Employee who does not meet the foregoing criteria will not be permitted to receive Retrofit services. If less than 25 Participating Employees meet such criteria, the winning Entering Entity may, in Retrofit's sole discretion, be disqualified and the Entering Entity with the next highest score awarded the prize.
CEO Appearance. The CEO or other head of the winning Entering Entity shall make themselves available for a television or other media appearance with a representative of Retrofit for discussion of the Retrofit My Company contest. Refusal by the CEO or other head of the winning Entering Entity to make such an appearance will result in disqualification, and the Entering Entity with the next highest score will be awarded the prize.
Miscellaneous: By participating, Entering Entities agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final in all respects. No cash or other substitution or transfer of prizes permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value due to prize unavailability due to circumstances beyond its control. The winning Entering Entity will be notified by email or U.S. mail. Return of any prize notification as non-deliverable will result in disqualification, and the Entering Entity with the next highest score will be awarded the prize. All taxes or fees are the sole responsibility of the recipient.
By participating, Entering Entities hereby agree that sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, lost, late, damaged, illegible, misplaced or misdirected email/mailed entries or faulty transmissions, technical computer hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or interrupted or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled, misrouted, scrambled or delayed computer transmission or other errors or problems of any kind, whether mechanical, human, electronic or otherwise, which may limit a user's ability to participate in the Contest. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest or in the announcement of the prizes. Entering Entities further agree that sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty, failed, garbled or jumbled electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Contest; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Contest; or, (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of the internet or the website or any combination thereof; (e) any injury or damage to participants or to any other person's computer which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Contest or download any materials in the Contest.
Sponsor reserves the right to (1) disqualify any Entering Entity that has engaged in unsportsmanlike conduct, fraud or other misconduct relative to this Contest or otherwise attempted to tamper with or impair the Contest, and to (2) cancel, modify, suspend or terminate the online portion of the Contest if, in Sponsor's sole opinion, technical failures, applicable laws or regulations, virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other cause beyond Sponsor's reasonable control destroys the integrity of the Contest or otherwise corrupts or impairs the administration, security, legality, fairness or proper play of the Contest or any part thereof.
Sponsor also reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or the website, or to be acting in any manner Sponsor deems to be in violation of the Official Rules or disruptive, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, violation of applicable law or regulation or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest in whole or in part.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A USER OR ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Sponsor: Retrofit, Inc., 123 N. Wacker Dr. Suite 1250, Chicago, Il 60606.
Winners List: For a winners list (available after January 16, 2013) send a separate self-addressed stamped #10 envelope to be received by July 2, 2013, to: Retrofit, Inc., Attn: Retrofit My Company Winner, 1658 N. Milwaukee Avenue, #441, Chicago, IL 60647.