NRF 2022 SOTI Booth Contest
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS (THE “OFFICAL RULES”)
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KINDS (INCLUDING SOTI PRODUCTS OR SERVICES) IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF RECEIVING A CONTEST PRIZE.
BY ENTERING THIS PROMOTIONAL CONTEST, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A CONTRACT, READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING. WITHOUT LIMITATION, THIS CONTRACT INCLUDES INDEMNITIES TO SOTI (DEFINED BELOW) FROM YOU AND A LIMITATION OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.
This NRF 2022 SOTI Booth Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by SOTI Inc. (“SOTI”). The Contest is governed by these Official Rules. All Contest entrants agree to abide by the Official Rules, which are subject to change at SOTI’s sole discretion. By participating in the Contest, each entrant (including its representatives, as applicable) agrees to abide by the instructions of SOTI and these Official Rules, including, without limitation, all eligibility requirements, and understands and agrees that the results of the Contest, as determined by SOTI and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, third-party giveaway suppliers, advertising/promotion agencies and any entity involved in the production, implementation, administration or fulfillment of the Promo (collectively, the “Contest Parties”), and all decisions of the Contest Parties are final and binding in all respects. The Contest is void where prohibited by law.
The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Amazon.com, Inc. or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, or partners (“Amazon”). Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest should be directed to SOTI, not Amazon.
1. THE CONTEST PERIOD
The Contest entry period commences at 9:00 am Eastern Time (“EST”) on January 16, 2022 and concludes at 5:00 pm EST on January 16, 2022 (the “Contest Period”). All registrations must be received during the Giveaway Period as further set forth in the How to Enter section of these Official Rules.
Subject to Section 3 of the Official Rules, the Contest is limited to properly registered in-person attendees of the National Retail Federation’s “NRF 2022: Retail’s Big Show” (the “Event”), who are as of the date of Event registration at least twenty-one years of age and who physically attend the event (“Eligible Entrant”).
This Contest is not available to: (i) existing customers or any existing customer affiliates of the Contest Parties; (ii) employees, directors, officers, agents and representatives of the Contest Parties; (iii) any prospective SOTI customer that is a government employer, agency or institution; or (iv) residents of Quebec.
3. HOW TO ENTER
To enter, Eligible Entrants must during the Contest Period:
- attend in-person at both: (i) any Event booth the Event host assigns to SOTI (“SOTI Booth”); and (ii) SOTI’s Exhibitor Big Ideas Sessions “3 Biggest IT retail tech headaches - And how to alleviate them produced by SOTI” presented by Shash Anand, SOTI’s VP, Product Strategy (“SOTI Presentation”) being held at the Event Expo, Level 3, Expo Stage 3 on January 16, 2022 at either 11:00 am–11:30 am or 4:00 pm–4:30 pm; and
- present themselves to a SOTI Representative and permit that representative at the applicable SOTI Booth and SOTI Presentation to scan their official Event pass (either Full Conference Pass or Expo Pass), which was provided by the Event host to all properly registered Event attendees (the “Event Pass”).
The information retrieved from scanning an Eligible Entrant’s Event Badge must contain their contact information, including their full name, mailing address, email address, and applicable telephone numbers. An Eligible Entrant expressly will be entered into the Contest upon SOTI scanning their Event Pass (“Entry Form”).
SOTI will use completed and valid Entry Forms to randomly select applicable prize winners in accordance with Section 4 of this Agreement.
No purchase is necessary to complete the Contest Entry Form. Failure to complete the Contest Entry Form may result in disqualification.
There is a limit of one entry per Eligible Entrant and household during the Contest Period. The Contest, including any correlated promotions, may not be combined with any other offers or promotions of the Contest Parties. By entering the Contest and accepting these Official Rules, Eligible Entrants confirm their understanding of the Official Rules of the Contest. Multiple entries from the same Eligible Entrant will be discarded. Entries and eligibility are subject to verification by SOTI and will be deemed invalid if they are reproduced, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way.
An Eligible Entrant’s completion of the Contest Entry Form will not constitute an entry into the Contest until SOTI verifies that it complies with these Official Rules. SOTI is not required to communicate any approval or disapproval of an entry. Eligible Entrants who do not follow all of SOTI’s instructions, provide the required information in their Contest Entry Form, or abide by these Official Rules will be disqualified. The use of any device or process to automate the entry process is prohibited.
4. CONTEST PRIZES AND WINNER SELECTION
The Contest has a total of three available prizes (“Contest Prizes”). On January 16, 2022 at approximately 5:00 pm EST, SOTI will randomly draw (using an automated randomization application) three Eligible Entrants as winners (“Contest Winner”) of one of the three total available Contest prizes, as follows:
- Prize 1: One Amazon electronic gift card valued at $250.00 USD
- Prize 2: One Amazon electronic gift card valued at $100.00 USD
- Prize 3: One Amazon electronic gift card valued at $50.00 USD
SOTI reserves the exclusive right to determine both the currency the Contest Prize is delivered in and the applicable Amazon marketplace domain that a Contest Winner can use it.
There is a limit of one prize per Contest Winner and household. Once a prize has been successfully claimed, it is no longer available. Following the Contest Period, SOTI will contact each Contest Winner by phone and/or email using the contact information the Contest Winner provided in their Contest Entry Form. A Contest Winner that SOTI finds to be ineligible, declines to accept the applicable Contest Prize, or who is unable to be contacted (including failing to return phone calls or emails) within five business days of the Contest draw will forfeit any claim to their designated Contest Prize and become ineligible to receive any Contest Prize (“Ineligible Winner”).
SOTI is not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable or interrupted as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in a Contest Winner’s e-mail or other account to receive messages. SOTI reserves the right to select another Eligible Entrant to become a Contest Winner in place of any Ineligible Winner.
As condition of receiving the applicable Contest Prize, in addition to complying with any other conditions set out in these Official Rules, the applicable Contest Winner is required to successfully answer a mathematical skill testing question and sign a separate Winner Declaration and Release Agreement prior to SOTI distributing their designated Giveaway Prize.
5. DEADLINE FOR CLAIMING THE GRAND PRIZE
SOTI will provide Contest Winners with instructions and a deadline regarding how to claim their designated Contest Prize and execute the Winner Declaration and Release Agreement prior to delivery. Contest Winners who fail either to claim their designated Contest Prize as instructed or to inform SOTI of their inability to claim the prize before the stipulated deadline as instructed, automatically become an Ineligible Winner and SOTI may select another Eligible Entrant as a Contest Winner.
SOTI is not responsible for misspellings, typographical errors, or other issues that might affect the eligibility to participate in the Contest or completion of the Contest Entry Form, and/or the delivery of any Contest Prizes to a Contest Winner.
6. CONTEST PRIZE CONDITIONS
All incidental costs and expenses not specifically referred to in these Official Rules as part of the Contest Prize description, including but not limited to delivery or activation costs, are the sole responsibility of the Contest Winner receiving the Contest Prize. All Contest Prizes are subject to availability. SOTI reserves the right to substitute the Contest Prizes at its discretion. The Contest Winner is prohibited from seeking any reimbursement from the Contest Parties for any expenses it might incur through its participation in the Contest.
The Contest Prizes that might be provided to Contest Winners will be provided “AS IS” and SOTI and the Contest Parties disclaim any liability associated with any use, acceptance or receipt of a Contest Prize. SOTI and the Contest Parties, are not responsible for any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the recipient’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use of the Contest Prize.
Contest Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with receipt and/or use of the Contest Prize as well as reporting the receipt of the Contest Prize as required under applicable federal and state laws. SOTI and the Contest Parties are not responsible for and will not replace the Contest if it is lost or damaged, is not used within any applicable timeframe, or is misused by the Contest Winner.
7. ODDS OF WINNING
Odds of winning depend on the total number of Eligible Entrants received during the Contest Period.
8. NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES
Neither SOTI or the Contest Parties make any representation or offer any warranty, express or implied, as to the quality or fitness of the Contest Prizes or any other promotional giveaway that might be provided to Contest Winners or Eligible Entrants in connection with the Contest. Contest Winners understand(s) and acknowledge(s) that they are not entitled to seek reimbursement or pursue any legal or equitable remedy from SOTI or the Contest Parties should the Contest or any promotional giveaway fail to be fit for its purpose or is in any way unsatisfactory to an Eligible Entrant.
9. DECLARATION AND RELEASE
Eligible Entrant declares that:
- they have read, understood and accepted these Official Rules;
- their participation in the Contest and agreement to these Official Rules and any Contest Party’s use of an Eligible Entrant’s entry information will not violate any agreement to which it is a party;
- they will comply with all applicable laws and applicable Event terms, policies and guidelines;
- they agree to indemnify the Releasees (defined below) against any and all claims from any third party for its participation in the Contest;
- they understand that acceptance of the Contest Prize might involve danger and/or exposure to risks and hazards of both man-made and natural origin, whether arising from foreseeable or unforeseeable human error and negligence, and that, as a result, they may suffer damage to personal property, serious personal injury, illness or even death); that they nevertheless freely and voluntarily agree and do hereby assume any and all risks of personal injury, illness, death arising out of or connected with his or her participation in the Contest and delivery of the Contest Prize; and
- they freely and voluntarily agree and hereby assume any and all risks of personal injury, illness, death arising out of or connected with his or her participation in the Contest and winning a Contest Prize.
10. PRIZE SUBSTITUTION
Contest Prizes and prize portions are non-exchangeable, non-transferable, non-refundable, have no cash surrender value and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions. SOTI may substitute, modify, and/or revoke a Contest Prize or eligibility criteria for a Contest Prize at its sole discretion.
Subject to applicable law, SOTI and the Contest Parties reserve the right to cancel, suspend, terminate and/or modify these Official Rules or administration of the Contest, in whole or in part, without prior notice with no obligation or liability.
12. OWNERSHIP OF ENTRIES
All entries shall become the property of SOTI. SOTI and/or the Contest Parties assume no responsibility for lost, stolen, destroyed or otherwise indecipherable entries due to any failure or technical malfunction of the telephone network, on-line computer systems of equipment, servers, access providers, software, poor reception, technical problems, and failure of any email or submission or due to any other reason regardless of cause.
By entering the Contest, each Eligible Entrant consents to the use of their name, city of residence, photograph, voice, likeness, image or any other aspect of their personality for any publicity and programming purposes, commercial or otherwise, throughout the world, in all media, in perpetuity, by SOTI and/or the Contest Parties’ promoters and their advertising and promotional agencies, without any payment or compensation to the entrant.
14. CONSENT TO COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
By entering the Contest and voluntarily providing personal information including, but not limited to, name, address, city, email address, home and office telephone numbers (“Entrant Information”), each entrant grants permission to SOTI and the Contest Parties to collect and use the Entrant Information for the exclusive purpose of administering the Contest, delivering a Contest Prize to Contest Winners, and distributing additional information surrounding SOTI’s partner programs and benefits. All information collected in the administration of the Contest will be subject to SOTI’s privacy notice, available online at https://soti.net/about/legal/policies/privacy-notice/.
If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of SOTI or the Contest Parties that corrupts, impairs or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, SOTI and the Contest Parties reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend the Contest and/or any Contest Prize.
SOTI and the Contest Parties further reserve the right to disqualify, from this Contest and future promotions of SOTI and the Contest Parties, any third-party or individual who tampers with or in any way corrupts the Contest entry, registration, and or winner selection process. SOTI and the Contest Parties may prohibit an Eligible Entrant from participating in the Contest, future promotional contests of SOTI and the Contest Parties and/or receiving promotional giveaways and/or winnings (as applicable) if SOTI and the Contest Parties determine that the Eligible Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or any unlawful or unfair playing practices relating to the Contest (including but not limited to the use of automated quick entry programs), prize(s), or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Eligible Entrants or SOTI and the Contest Parties’ representatives. Any attempt by an Eligible Participant or any other individual to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be in violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, SOTI and the Contest Parties reserve the right to seek remedies and damages (including lawyers’ fees) from any such offender to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.
16. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
By entering the Contest, the Eligible Entrants agree that SOTI and the Contest Parties, including each of their respective officers, directors, employees, affiliates, members, managers, representatives, agents, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”), will not be liable and shall be indemnified and held harmless by the Eligible Entrants (including any employer, consultant or third-party of the Eligible Entrant) for any damages, loss or liability to person or property (including without limitation any claims connected to COVID-19), due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of entering or participating in the Contest, the acceptance, possession, use, enjoyment or misuse of any Contest Prize, or while preparing for or participating in any Contest-related related activity. The Releasees are not responsible for any technical, hardware, software or telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, fraud, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, whether caused by any of the Releasees, users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions that may cause damage to a user’s system or limit an potential entrant’s ability to participate in the Contest.
17. CONTEST SPONSOR AND OFFICIAL RULES AVAILABILITY
The Contest is sponsored by: SOTI Inc., 6970 Creditview Road, Unit 4, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, L5N 8E9.
These Official Rules are available and online https://soti.net/nrf.
18. COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS
This Contest shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of New York, USA. Each Party irrevocably waives any objection on the grounds of venue, forum non-conveniens or any similar grounds and irrevocably consents to the service of process by mail or in any manner permitted by applicable law and consents to the jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of the State of New York, USA. The Parties further hereby waive any right to a trial by jury with respect to any lawsuit or judicial proceeding arising or relating to this Contest.