The Keep On Adapting Awards Rules
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who sign up at www.keeponadapting.com/vote and who are 18 years or older as of the date of entry. The Campaign is only open to legal residents of New York State and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Accelerating Business Solutions Inc., its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to win the prizes in this Campaign. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. ] as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.
3. Campaign Period: Entries will be accepted online for round 1 starting on 5/1/2021,11:59 am EST and ending June 30th at 11:59 pm EST. Entries will be accepted online for round 2 starting on 8/16/2021,11:59 am EST and ending August 31st at 11:59 pm EST.
4. How to Enter: The Campaign must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided at www.keeponadapting.com/vote. The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. You may enter only once per a round (total of 2 times). You are required to enter your email in order to vote to keep track of who has voted. This prevents people from voting more than once. In addition, the email will be used to contact if you if you win 1 of 20 $50 gift cards. This will be done via email. We will not use your email address for any other purposes unless the voter specifically checks the “Sign Up for our Newsletter” box. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. Each business is eligible to vote for its own business once. They will also have a chance at winning 1 of 20 $50 gift cards. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Accelerating Business Solutions Inc.
5. Prizes: The Winner(s) of the Campaign (the “Winner”) will receive a $50 gift card to one of the 4 businesses in Round 2. the Winner will be able to choose which one of the ten businesses they would like to receive the gift card to. There will be 20 $50 gift cards that are given out randomly. The Grand Prize Winner (small business) will receive $3000 and be given to the business that was voted on by the people (Majority of votes in round 2) Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner and Grand Prize Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. to use Winner’s and Grand Prize Winner name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation unless prohibited by law.
6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
7. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner(s) of the gift card's will be selected by a random drawing under the supervision of Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. The Grand Prize Winner (small business) will be picked by having the most votes by the people (Majority of votes in round 2). In Round 1, the businesses that will move onto round 2 will be based on Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. discretion. However, the number of votes businesses receive in round 1 will be taken into account. Winner(s) will be notified by email within five (5) days following selection of Winner and Grand Prize Winner. The Grand Prize Winner must agree to the contest rules fully in order to receive their prize. If a business that is selected for Round 2 does not agree to the contest rules, they will be forfeited from the contest. Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. shall have no liability for Winner’s or Grand Prize Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail, or other security settings or for Winner’s or Grand Prize Winner's provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner and Grand Prize Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 7 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner and Grand Prize Winner selected. Receipt by Winner and Grand Prize Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT ACCELERATING BUSINESS SOLUTIONS INC.'S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
8. Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that Accelerating Business Solutions Inc., anyone acting on behalf of Accelerating Business Solutions Inc., and Accelerating Business Solutions Inc.’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes. without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. Optional verbiage for Contests: By entering this content, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
9. Terms & Conditions: Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such a case, Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
11. Disputes: THIS Campaign IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF United States AND New York, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in New York having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. 90 State Street, Suite 700, Albany NY, 12207, United States. Requests must be received no later than October 1st, 2021 at 11:59 pm.
14: Additional rules: In order for a small business to be eligible to be voted upon, the must be within an 18-20 mile radius of Fayetteville NY, have under 100 employees, and cannot be a franchise. For the first round, the winners will be selected based on what we consider is the best business that has adapted. For the second round, the winners will be selected based on people’s choice. Whichever business has the most votes by the people. For any reason we deem reasonable, we are able to award a business of our choice. The business voted on must have been established for over one year. People who fill out the form will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win 1 / 20 $50 gift cards. One person cannot win more than one gift card. Gift cards will be chosen by random. 20 people will win gift cards. Winners of gift the gift card will be contacted over the contact information they provide in the voting form. Those who do not provide any contact information will not be eligible to win the gift cards. By voting, we cannot guarantee that you will win a $50 gift card, or the business you vote for will win. Must be a United States resident to vote and claim the prize if you are selected. Round 1 will start May 1st 11:59 am and close on June 30th 11:59 pm. Round 2 will start on July 20th and close on August 31st at 11:59 pm. The 20 $50 gift cards will be announced at the end of Round 2. Winner's and Grand Prize Winner will be announced sometime the following 2 weeks after Round 2 has ended. This will give time for the winners to be notified and respond accordingly.
15. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Campaign is Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. 90 State Street, Suite 700, Albany NY, 12207, United States
16. The Campaign hosted by Accelerating Business Solutions Inc. is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.
17. By checking the “I agree to the official rules” box on the contests form, You, the Contestant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules.