BACK TO UNIVERSITY COMPETITION
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase does not improve chances of winning. Subject to all federal, state and local laws/regulations. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
SPONSOR: Elsevier Ltd., 125 London Wall, London, EC2Y 5AS, United Kingdom.
ELIGIBILITY: Back to University Competition (“Promotion”) is open to all individuals who (i) are legal residents of the UK, Northern Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, according to the list of countries below; (ii) are at least twenty-one (21) years of age or older, or have attained the age of majority in their relevant jurisdiction at the time of entry; and (iii) are current medical or nursing students. Employees of Sponsor and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies and agents, and their immediate families or those living in the same household, are not eligible to enter. Entrants may be subject to rules imposed by their institution or employer relative to their participation in trade promotions and should check with their institution or employer for any relevant policies. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
** UK: England, Ireland and Scotland; Northern Europe: Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden; Eastern Europe: Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Albania, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Turkey, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Georgia and Kazakhstan; Middle East: Egypt, UAE, Kuwait, Lebanon, Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Oman; and Africa: Kenya, Nigeria and Ethiopia.
HOW TO ENTER: To enter, please submit your data (such as name, email, University, year of study, Country) in a form within the landing page hosted on the website Elsevier.com – according to your location and course (medicine or nursing) as indicated below. The entry form must include the required information as well as confirmation that the Entrant is at least twenty-one (21) years of age or older, or has attained the age of majority in its relevant jurisdiction at the time of entry and is currently a medical or nursing student. Entrants may not enter with multiple e-mail and/or multiple identities or use any other device or artifice to obtain more than one entry for the Promotion. Any entrant who attempts to participate in multiple e-mail and/or multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to obtain more than one entry may be disqualified. In the event of a dispute in connection with the identity of the individual who submitted a response, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account identified on the response. The authorized account holder is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. If an eligible individual cannot be determined and verified in the manner described above, the entry will be disqualified as null and void. All entries become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
** For medicine students:
EE/NE/MEA Medical: https://www.elsevier.com/education/start-med-school
UK Medical: https://www.elsevier.com/en-gb/education/start-med-school
** For nursing students:
EE/NE/MEA Nursing: https://www.elsevier.com/education/start-nursing-school
UK Nursing: https://www.elsevier.com/en-gb/education/start-nursing-school
PROMOTION PERIOD:Entrants may participate in the Promotion from August 20, 2020 at 00:00 (CST) through October 31, 2020 23:59 (CST) (“Promotion Period”). Sponsor's server shall serve as the official clock for this Promotion.
DRAWING: Six (6) winners (3 medical students and 3 nursing students) will be selected in a random drawing on or about November 2, 2020 from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period in accordance with these Official Rules. Odds of selection depend upon the number of eligible entries received. The prize drawing will be conducted by Sponsor, whose decisions will be final and binding in all respects.
All winners are subject to proving eligibility in order to receive a prize.
PRIZE: Six (6) winners will each receive $300 in the form of free books from Elsevier’s top titles + Complete Anatomy subscription for the period of twelve (12) months, from when the winners initially access the product (total approximate retail value of all prizes $1,800.00). Odds of selection depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Upon certification by Sponsor as an eligible participant, each winner will receive the prize. No assignment, substitution or transfer of prizes permitted, except by Sponsor due to prize unavailability at time of award. All other expenses associated with use of the prize, including, but not limited to local, state, or federal taxes on the prize, are the sole responsibility of the winner. Entry in this Promotion constitutes each entrant's agreement to pay all applicable taxes and duties and comply with all laws.
WINNER NOTIFICATION AND ACCEPTANCE: Potential winners will be notified by email on or about November 4, 2020. Sponsor is not responsible for any lost, late, or misdirected notification email. If Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner, or if any potential winner fails to respond to the prize notification within fourteen (14) days of issuance of notification, or if a potential winner fails to comply with any of the requirements, an alternate winner shall be selected through another random drawing conducted by Sponsor. A winner may waive the right to receive the prize. The prize is non-assignable and non-transferable. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Winners are solely responsible for reporting and payment of any federal, state and local taxes associated with the prize. Winners will be asked to execute and return to Sponsor an affidavit of eligibility and a liability release (except where prohibited by law) within fourteen (14) days of notification. At the sole discretion of the Sponsor, each prize will be awarded via e-mail to the name and e-mail address provided in the entry form within six (6) to eight (8) weeks following receipt of the affidavit of eligibility and a liability release. Non-compliance within that time period or failure to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules may, at the sole discretion of Sponsor, result in a winner's disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner. Return of prize notification email as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected. The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects.
RIGHT TO USE ENTRIES: By entering the Promotion, entrants grant Sponsor, the rights, without limitation or further permission or compensation, to: (i) use and publish their name and likeness; and (ii) use, reproduce, publish, display and distribute their entries. Winners’ full names, institutions, and city and state/province/country of residence, with their photograph, may be featured on the Promotion Website. By accepting the prize, each winner acknowledges compliance with these Official Rules and agrees to permit Sponsor to use their name, hometown and institutional affiliation. Rights granted by participants and winners are for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes are in perpetuity and in any medium Sponsor sees fit, including, but not limited to, website, television, radio, or printed materials.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY/RESERVATION OF RIGHTS: Neither Sponsor, its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies, nor its advertising or promotional agencies shall have any obligation, liability or responsibility for (1) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind; (2) any condition caused by events beyond the control of Sponsor that may cause the Promotion to be disrupted; (3) any printing or typographical errors in these Official Rules or any other materials associated with the Promotion; (4) entries that contain incorrect or inaccurate information or do not comply with these Official Rules; or (5) entries, prize claims or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient, in whole or in part. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any entry of any person tampering with or abusing the entry process, conduct of the Promotion or otherwise violating these Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Promotion if it cannot be completed as planned because of tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort.
RELEASE: BY ENTERING THE PROMOTION, ENTRANTS RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR AND ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AND AFFILIATED COMPANIES, AND EACH OF THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, VENDORS, PARTNERS AND AGENTS, FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY WHATSOEVER, AND WAIVE ANY AND ALL CAUSES OF ACTION, FOR OR RELATED TO ANY CLAIMS, COSTS, INJURIES, LOSSES, LIABILITIES, OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, DAMAGE TO OR DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, RIGHTS OF PUBLICITY OR PRIVACY, DEFAMATION OR PORTRAYAL IN A FALSE LIGHT) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE PROMOTION OR THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, OR USE OF THE PRIZE, WHETHER UNDER A THEORY OF CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE, OR IMPUTED), STRICT LIABILITY, PRODUCT LIABILITY, CONTRIBUTION, OR ANY OTHER THEORY, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
CONSTRUCTION: The construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of United Kingdom, without giving effect to its conflicts of law principles.
WINNERS LIST: For the name of the winners, visit the corresponding Sponsor’s website according to your location and course (medicine or nursing) as indicated below by December 31, 2020.
** For medicine students:
EE/NE/MEA Medical: https://www.elsevier.com/education/start-med-school/winners
UK Medical: https://www.elsevier.com/en-gb/education/start-med-school/winners
** For nursing students: