Elsevier Linguistics Journal Subscription Drawing Official Rules

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Sponsor: Elsevier Ltd., The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Oxford OX5 1GB, UK

Eligibility: The Elsevier Linguistics Journal Subscription Prize Draw (the “Promotion”) is open to individuals worldwide (excluding residents of Quebec, Canada) who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction 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. Entrants are responsible for determining if the Promotion is legal in their jurisdiction of residence. Entrants may also 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.

Promotion Period: Entrants may participate in the Promotion between 12:01:01 A.M. GMT on March 20, 2015 through 11:59:59 P.M. GMT on September 15, 2015 (“Promotion Period”).  Elsevier's server is the official clock for this Promotion.

How To Enter:  To enter, (1) visit http://bit.ly/19BxON3; (2) submit a completed entry form with the required details including your full name, email address, age, and Promotion code provided on the Promotion flyer, which will be distributed at certain Elsevier conferences held in 2015 or by Elsevier editors outside of these conferences (alternatively, you may enter the Promotion code provided below if you do not have access to such a flyer at the time of entry).  (Entering the Promotion code that is provided either on the Promotion flyer or on the Promotion website will earn you one (1) entry into the Promotion.) No alternate means of entry permitted. LIMIT ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON. Multiple submissions will exclude all of your entries.  All entries become the exclusive property of Elsevier.

Alternative entry code: ELSLINGWEB15

Drawing and Prize: One (1) winner will be chosen from all eligible entries in a random drawing by Sponsor to be held on or about September 15, 2015. The winner will receive a one (1) year personal electronic subscription to one (1) of the Elsevier linguistics journals listed below (approximate retail value (ARV) $160.  Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

Linguistics journals that can be selected as a prize:

Winner Notification and Acceptance: Potential winners will be notified by electronic mail on or about 17th September 2015. A potential winner may be asked to execute and return a declaration of eligibility and liability/publicity release within fourteen (14) days of notification in order to claim prize. If a notification is returned as undeliverable, or if a potential winner fails to return the signed documentation within the required time, is not eligible, or has otherwise not complied with these Official Rules, then that potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected and notified in accordance with these Official Rules.

Consent to Use of Personal Information: By accepting the prize, the winner acknowledges compliance with these Official Rules and agrees to permit Sponsor to use the winner’s name and city and state/province/country of residence 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 United Kingdom, without giving effect to its conflicts of law principles.

Rules: By entering the Promotion, entrant agrees to abide by the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, which are final on all matters pertaining to the Promotion, and warrants that he/she is eligible to participate in the Promotion.  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.

Winner’s List:  For the name of the winner, please visit Sponsor’s website at http://www.elsevier.com/linguistics or send an email to a.walker@elsevier.com with “Elsevier Linguistics Journal Subscription Promotion” in the subject line by October 30, 2015.