Course Hero, Inc. Education Summit Contest 2019
Official Rules and Eligibility
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Course Hero, Inc. Education Summit Contest (the "Contest") is sponsored by Course Hero, Inc. ("Course Hero").
Subject to these Official Rules, the Contest is open only to permanent legal U.S. residents physically residing in the fifty (50) United States of America and the District of Columbia, who are: (i) at least 16 years old as of the date of entry; and (ii) registered Course Hero users who have submitted an entry at https://educators.coursehero.com/education-summit-2019 by submitting a written response to the Contest question. The response must be limited to 150 words or less. Minors between the ages of 16 and 17 (inclusive) must first obtain the consent of their parent or legal guardian to enter. Employees of Course Hero and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies and any other entity involved in the development or administration of this Contest, and their immediate family members or household members are not eligible to participate in or win the Contest. THE CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW OR WHERE BONDING, REGISTRATION, OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS WOULD BE REQUIRED BUT HAVE NOT BEEN MET, OR WHERE THE METHODS OF ENTRY SET FORTH BELOW WOULD BE DEEMED CONSIDERATION. ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS APPLY.
Course Hero will post a submission form online at https://educators.coursehero.com/education-summit-2019 and allow registered, eligible entrants up to 150 words to submit a response. Course Hero will select winners with the best responses from among all Contest entrants. The Contest winners will receive a round trip airline ticket to attend the Course Hero Education Summit in Redwood City on July 18 and 19, 2019, or on July 19 only, depending on programming and availability, hotel accommodations at the Pullman San Francisco Bay Hotel on July 17, 18, and 19, 2019, or July 18 and 19, 2019, depending on programming and availability, and transportation to and from the SFO airport via hotel shuttle. The airline ticket, hotel accommodations, and transportation to and from the SFO airport will be selected by Course Hero and Course Hero has final authority in regards to what selections are made. No other expenses or costs incurred by the winner will in anyway be paid for or covered by Course Hero. The winner is responsible for any other expenses or costs they may incur before, during, or after their trip to attend the Course Hero Education Summit.
Contest will begin at 2:00pm PST, starting on May 20, 2019, and will end at 11:59 pm PST on July 7, 2019 ("Entry Period"). The deadline to submit entries for the Contest will be displayed on the Contest entry page. Once the deadline has passed, no further entries for the Contest will be accepted. Course Hero may announce the winners on social media and/or its website within two weeks of the end date of Contest. Course Hero reserves the right to change any beginning or end dates of the Contest at any time. Course Hero also reserves the right to discontinue the Contest at any time.
HOW TO ENTER:
The Contest question response must be limited to 150 words or less. You may only submit one entry. Alternatively, Contest entries may be submitted by mail by printing your name, address, and daytime phone number on a 3"x5" card, along with your response to the question, and mailing it to Course Hero, Inc., 2000 Seaport Blvd Third Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063. Multiple entrants that submit the same response will be disqualified. Any late, lost, misdirected, incorrect or incomplete entries will be disqualified and Course Hero and its agents will not be responsible for such entries. Course Hero expressly reserves the right to disqualify any entries that it believes in good faith are generated by an automated means or scripts, or that are the result of plagiary. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. By entering you agree to accept and be bound by all terms and conditions in these Official Rules.
DISCLAIMER: The Contest is in no way sponsored endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Snapchat. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Snapchat shall not be liable in any way in connection with the Contest and you hereby release Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Snapchat from any and all claims, damages, and liability in connection with the Contest.
SELECTION OF WINNERS:
One or more Judges from Course Hero shall read each of the eligible Contest entries and select winning responses. The Judge(s) shall base their decision on the following criteria: sincerity, creativity, thoughtfulness, and factual credibility. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries and the quality of your response as evaluated by the Course Hero Judge(s). The Contest will be conducted under the supervision of Course Hero. The decisions of Course Hero are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest.
To receive a complete list of winners or a copy of the Official Rules, within six (6) months after the end of the Entry Period, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Course Hero, Inc., 2000 Seaport Blvd. Third Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063, Attn: "Course Hero, Inc. Education Summit Contest Winners List" and specify the month(s) for which you wish to receive such information.
GENERAL CONDITIONS AND RELEASES:
By entering the Contest or accepting the prize, you agree to conform to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. When applicable, winners may be required to execute and return (and winning may be conditioned upon the winner executing and returning) to Course Hero, within ten (10) business days, an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability and Publicity Release drafted by Course Hero to be eligible for the prize or an alternate winner will be selected. Winners may be required in Course Hero's sole discretion to complete relevant tax forms as a condition to the delivery of the prize. Winner may also be required to furnish proof of identity, address and birth date in order to receive the prize.
Unless prohibited by applicable law, your submission of an entry to the Contest or acceptance of the prize mentioned in the above CONTEST OVERVIEW section constitutes your permission to use your name, photograph, likeness, voice, address (city and state), testimonials, and any other information provided to Course Hero in connection with the Contest in all media, in perpetuity, in any manner Course Hero deems appropriate for publicity purposes without any compensation to such entrant or any review or approval rights, notifications, or permissions; and constitutes your consent to disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties (including, without limitation, placing the winner's name on a winners list).
An entrant or winner may be disqualified from the Contest if he or she fails to comply with each provision of these Official Rules, as determined in the sole discretion of Course Hero. Participation in the Contest is at entrant's own risk. Course Hero shall not be liable for: (1) failed, returned or misdirected notifications based on inaccurate information provided by the winner in connection with an entry; (2) entries and responses to winner notifications which are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, postage-due, misdirected, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient in whole or in part or for computer or technical error of any kind; (3) any electronic miscommunications or failures, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit an entrant's ability to participate in the Contest; (4) any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer on-line system, computer equipment, software, program malfunctions or other failures, delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human, mechanical or technical in nature, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer or mobile device related to or resulting from downloading any application or otherwise in connection with this Contest; or (5) any warranty with respect to any prize or any component thereof.
THE PRIZES ARE AWARDED "AS IS" AND COURSE HERO DOES NOT MAKE ANY, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL, REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND REGARDING THE PRIZES.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING ELSE HEREIN OR OTHERWISE, COURSE HERO AND/OR ITS VENDORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE OR OBLIGATED WITH RESPECT TO ANY SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS AGREEMENT OR UNDER CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY FOR (A) ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE, GOODWILL, OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS), (B) DATA LOSS OR COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, AND/OR (C) ANY MATTER BEYOND SUCH PARTIES' REASONABLE CONTROL.
By entering the Contest, you agree to and hereby do release and hold harmless Course Hero and its respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated entities, directors, officers, employees, attorneys, agents, and representatives from any damage, injury, death, loss, claim, action, demand, or other liability (collectively, "Claims") that may arise from your acceptance, possession and/or use of any awarded prizes or your participation in this Contest, regardless of whether such Claims, or knowledge of the facts constituting such Claims, exist at the time of entry or arise at any time thereafter. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Contest or with Course Hero's website may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Course Hero reserves the right to modify these Official Rules in any way or at any time. Course Hero reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this Contest should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond their control corrupt the administration, security or proper operation of the Contest. In the event of cancellation or suspension, Course Hero shall promptly post a notice on Course Hero's website to such effect. This Contest shall be governed by California law, without regard to conflicts of laws provisions. BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS CONTEST, YOU AGREE THAT ANY DISPUTE OR LITIGATION ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THIS CONTEST SHALL BE DETERMINED ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS BY BINDING ARBITRATION ONLY IN SAN MATEO COUNTY, CA, BY AND UNDER THE STREAMLINED ARBITRATION RULES AND PROCEDURES OF JAMS, AND JUDGMENT ON THE AWARD RENDERED BY THE ARBITRATOR(S) MAY BE ENTERED IN ANY COURT HAVING JURISDICTION THEREOF. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT BY ENTERING INTO THE CONTEST, YOU ARE WAIVING THE RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY OR TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Course Hero may seek equitable relief in any court of competent jurisdiction. If any provision of these rules is held to be illegal or unenforceable, such provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these rules otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable.