NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. BY ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, YOU CONSENT TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND TERMS OF SERVICE.
The Sweepstakes begins on 9 a.m. CST on 10/11/2021, and ends on 10/13/2021 at 5:00 p.m. CST.
You must be a legal resident of the Unites States and District of Columbia, who has reached the age of twenty-one (21). You must have physically attended the HRSouthwest Conference in Fort Worth, Texas during the physical show during the time period of October 10-13, 2021. Participants in the virtual HR Southwest Conference during the time period October 16-18, 2021 are ineligible. Void where prohibited by law.
Employees, temporary employees, independent contractors and interns of Inspirus, Sodexo, and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, agents, employees or partners, including without limitation other sweepstakes sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies, (hereinafter “Sweepstakes Providers”) and the immediate family members of each, and any persons living with, any such employees are not eligible to enter or to win. The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren. Winners of previous sweepstakes or contests administered by Sweepstakes Providers are not eligible to win another sweepstakes or contest within a 90-day period.
This Sweepstakes is being administered by Inspirus, LLC, who reserves the right to verify the eligibility qualifications of any winner, and further reserve the right to conduct a background check on any potential winners. Inspirus may, in their sole discretion, disqualify any person if it is determined that awarding a prize to such a winner might reflect negatively on Inspirus or Sodexo.
HOW TO ENTER
No purchase necessary to enter or win. Entrants enter the sweepstakes by posting a selfie photograph to the following social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Linked In. Entrants Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Linked In profiles must be publicly visible for the duration of the Sweepstakes. The photo must be taken in the HR Southwest selfie booth, next to Inspirus Booth # 21, during the sweepstakes period and must be tagged with #ShareTheMoment and #Inspirus to be a valid entry. Untagged photos are ineligible.
When a Participant uses a mobile device to post a photograph, then depending on the carrier, charges may apply. One entry per person/household/mobile phone number/email address is allowed for the duration of the sweepstakes. One photo submitted is considered one Entry. Entries have no value and an Entry does not entitle a Participant to any compensation of any type or kind.
The sole determinant of time for the purposes of the Sweepstakes will be when the Entry is received by the applicable server. No responsibility is assumed by Sweepstakes Providers for lost, late, misdirected, or illegible Entries or for any computer, online, telephone or technical malfunctions that may occur. Entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address or social network account by an Internet Access provider, online service provider, or social network platform. All Entries become the property of Sweepstakes Providers and will not be returned to the Participant. Multiple Entries by the same person, including those made electronically by one person using one or more accounts, will result in disqualification.
Potential winners may be requested to provide the Sweepstakes Providers with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder associated with the winning Entry.
One winner will receive a swag bag filled with an assortment of promotional items. All items included are at the discretion of the Sweepstakes Provider.
Prize is non-transferable and may not be redeemed for another prize by the winner. The Sweepstakes Providers reserve the right to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value, at their discretion. Travel is not included unless specifically stated. Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state, and local income and any other taxes, fees and surcharges. An IRS Form 1099 may be issued for all prizes above a certain retail value by Sweepstakes Providers at their discretion.
The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries. The winners will be selected by a random drawing from all qualified Entries received by the Deadline. Winner selection shall take place after the deadline at 100 N. Rupert St., Fort Worth, Texas 76107. The winners will be notified by email and or telephone. Inspirus reserves the right to determine the method of notification. If a winner does not respond within two (2) business days, an alternate winner will be selected by a random drawing from the remaining qualified Entries. Sweepstakes Providers reserve the right to delay the notification of the winner for technical reasons or for any other reason it deems necessary.
USE / LICENSE OF PARTICIPANTS’ INFORMATION AND SUBMITTED CONTENT: Notwithstanding any contrary provision in any of Sweepstakes Providers’ respective privacy policies, Participant grants to Sweepstakes Providers, and Sweepstakes Providers reserve, the right to use any and all information related to the Sweepstakes, including information and content submitted by Participant in connection with the Sweepstakes, as follows:
(a) Marketing – Participant agrees Sweepstakes Providers may use Participant information for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law. By submitting your contact information, you agree to allow the Sweepstakes Providers to send promotional materials and/or offers.
(b) Right of Publicity License – Participant grants Sweepstakes Providers permission for the use of his/her name, voice, likeness and biographical information for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation.
(c) Intellectual Property License – Participant grants Sweepstakes Providers the non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully-paid, unencumbered, transferable, sub-licensable, perpetual, and universe-wide right, but not the obligation, to reproduce, prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, transmit, publicly perform, publicly display, compile, archive, syndicate and otherwise use and exploit the Entry and any content submitted to Sweepstakes Providers (including without limitation copyrights), as well as any and all derivatives thereof, in any and all languages, and in any and all manners, mediums, and forms now known or hereinafter devised.
(d) Warranty – Participant represents and warrants to Sweepstakes Providers that s/he has full legal right, power, and authority to grant the foregoing licenses, and, if applicable, has secured all necessary rights from any subjects depicted in, and/or individuals who contributed to, the Entry and content submitted in order to grant such license.
(a) The winner may be required to execute and provide to Sweepstakes Providers an Affidavit or Declaration: (1) attesting to the winner’s Eligibility and compliance with the Official Rules; (2) providing a Liability Release that releases the Sweepstakes Providers from any liability arising out of the Sweepstakes; (3) a Publicity Release, allowing Sweepstakes Providers to use the winner’s name, likeness, voice and biographical information for publicity purposes; and/or (4) a license to certain intellectual property. At Sweepstakes Providers’ sole discretion, non-compliance may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. The winner also may be required to provide any other information needed by Sweepstakes Providers to comply with applicable laws and regulations, including those relating to the payment of income taxes.
(b) Sweepstakes Providers reserve the right, exercisable upon their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found to have (1) violated these Official Rules; (2) interfered with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; (3) altered or attempted to alter the random outcome of the Sweepstakes; (4) violated any law or regulation by participating in the Sweepstakes; or (5) fraudulently completed the Entry or provided other false or infringing information to Sweepstakes Providers.
(c) Sweepstakes Providers are under no obligation to use or return any Entry or submitted content.
(d) Participant FULLY RELEASES THE SWEEPSTAKES PROVIDERS FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, AND WAIVE ALL SUCH LIABILITY, CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM THE USE OR POSSESSION OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED OR CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY RELATED PROMOTION. PARTICIPANT UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT IN NO EVENT WILL THE SWEEPSTAKES PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, STATUTORY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ASSOCIATED WITH PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES OR USE OF ANY PRIZE. PARTICIPANT FURTHER UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT ANY PRIZE AWARDED IS RECEIVED “AS IS,” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND FROM SWEEPSTAKES PROVIDERS, AND THAT ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED.
(e) All taxes, fees, assessments, title and registration fees, insurance, and like charges, associated with the receipt or use of a prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.
(f) The value of the prize is based upon good faith estimates by Sweepstakes Providers as of the date the Sweepstakes was commenced. The Sweepstakes Providers assume no responsibility for changes in market conditions that may impact the value of a prize. There is no guaranty that the IRS, or its counterpart in any state’s jurisdiction, will accept the estimated value of any prize for purposes of determining any tax that may be due by the winner.
(g) Participants hereby fully release the Sweepstakes Providers from any and all liability caused by or resulting from the use or possession of any prize awarded or caused by or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or any related promotion.
(h) Participants agree to be bound by the decisions of the Sweepstakes Providers, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sweepstakes Providers reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Web site; or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules. You agree that in your participation in the Sweepstakes you will not use obscene, libelous or slanderous language, or language that infringes upon a third party’s trademark, trade name or other
intellectual property right or right of privacy. You further agree to not knowingly damage or cause interruption of the Sweepstakes or to prevent others’ participation in the Sweepstakes
The Sweepstakes, these Official Rules, the entire relationship between participants and the Sweepstake Providers, and any legal proceeding relating to or arising therefrom, whether based on contract, tort, law, or equity, shall be governed by, construed in accordance with, and enforced pursuant to the laws of the State of Texas, without regard to its conflict of laws principles. Venue for any legal action arising out of or relating to the Sweepstakes shall be in Dallas, Texas, and shall not be subject to transfer to another venue or locale.
AMENDMENT OF RULES
If, for any reason, the administration, security, fairness, or integrity of the Sweepstakes has been compromised, Sweepstakes Providers reserve the right, exercisable at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. The Official Rules may be amended by Sweepstakes Providers at their sole discretion and will be posted on this web page. Unless otherwise specified, any amendments will become effective at 12:00:01 a.m. CST on the day after they are posted.
RULES / WINNERS LIST
Official Rules and the name of the winners may be obtained by sending a self- addressed, stamped envelope to: Inspirus Marketing, 100 N. Rupert St., Fort Worth, Texas 76107. Indicate “HRSouthwest Swag Bag Sweepstakes” on the outside of the envelope as applicable. Limit one (1) request per envelope. The request must include the name of the sweepstakes. Participants may also submit questions or request the Official Rules and/or winners list by sending an email detailing their request to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Sweepstakes and all of the related pages, contents and code are copyright protected. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted material or trademarks without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
You acknowledge that this Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linked In, and release Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linked In from any and all liability arising from or related to this Sweepstakes.