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ELSEVIER BOOK-A-DAY GIVEAWAY

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 B.V. Radarweg 29, 1043 NX Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Eligibility

Elsevier BOOK-A-DAY GIVEAWAY (“Promotion”) is open to all individuals worldwide (excluding those residing in Italy, Brazil, Quebec Canada, Cuba, Iran, Syria, North Korea, or Sudan) who are registered attendees, of the conference where Elsevier is advertising this Promotion (“Conference”) and are at least 21 years of age at the time of entry. 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. Government officials are also 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.

How To Enter

To enter, (1) visit the Elsevier booth at the Conference during Exhibitor Hall hours during the Conference dates (“Promotion Period”) and (2) fill out and submit the entry form with your full name, country, institution, title and email address no later than two hours before the end of the Exhibitor Hall hours for the day. No alternate means of entry permitted. LIMIT ONE (1) ENTRY PER REGISTERED ATTENDEE. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. By entering the Promotion, entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor.

Drawing and Prizes

One (1) winner will be chosen daily during the Promotion Period from all eligible entries in a random drawing sometime between close of the Promotion Period and thirty minutes before the end of the Exhibitor Hall hours for the day by Sponsor to each receive the following prize: one (1) copy of any Elsevier title from the books still available onsite at the Elsevier booth, and not chosen by a previous winner (approximate retail value (ARV): $250.00). LIMIT ONE (1) WINNER PER REGISTERED ATTENDEE. Odds of selection depend upon the number of eligible entries received. A purchase does not improve chances of winning.

Winner Notification and Acceptance

Potential winners will be notified by email or text the day of each daily drawing. Sponsor is not responsible for any lost, late, or misdirected notification email. A winner may waive the right to receive the prize. The prize is non-assignable and non-transferable. Cash will not be awarded in lieu of the prize, but 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, Prize will be awarded onsite pickup at the Elsevier booth or via mail to the name and mailing address provided in the entry form within 6 to 8 weeks following confirmation. 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.

Consent to Use of Personal Information

Submission of entry constitutes entrant’s consent for Sponsor to use entrant’s email address for purposes of marketing and promotion of Sponsor’s products and services. By accepting a prize, winners acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and agree to permit Sponsor to use their name, photograph, and institutional affiliation in any media for any commercial, advertising, publicity or promotional purpose, without limitation or additional compensation or permission, unless prohibited by law or the winner’s institution.

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 the Netherlands, without giving effect to its conflicts of law principles.

Winners List

For the name of the winners at the Conference, send an email to stbksemlmarketing@elsevier.com or call 619-699-6412 within eight (8) weeks from the end of the Promotion Period for the Conference.