PLEASE READ THE PRIZE GIVEAWAY OFFICIAL RULES BELOW. BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, YOU FULLY AND UNCONDITIONALLY AGREE TO AND ACCEPT THESE OFFICIAL RULES:
The ECI Software Solutions, Inc. 2019 Holiday Pet Photos $500 Charitable Donation Contest (“Prize Giveaway”) commences at 3:00 p.m. Central Time, December 6, 2019, and ends at 11:59 p.m. Central Time on December 20, 2019. The sponsor of the ECI Software Solutions, Inc. 2019 Holiday Pet Photos $500 Charitable Donation Contest is ECI Software Solutions, Inc. (ECI).
All persons who are current customers of ECI Software Solutions, Inc. or its affiliates and who “like and follow” ECI’s Corporate Facebook page from December 6, 2019 through December 20, 2019 and upload one photograph of their pet or pets to the ECI Holiday Pets post on the ECI Corporate Facebook page are eligible for the prize. Only posts added to the ECI Holiday Pets post on the ECI Corporate Facebook page will be entered in the contest. Photos posted on the ECI Corporate Facebook page but not as a comment on the ECI Holiday Pets post, on other pages managed by ECI, or your personal Facebook page are not eligible. Only one photo is permitted per post, and only one entry per person is permitted. The photo may include multiple pets. You must be eighteen (18) or over to enter and win. Void where prohibited by law.
Employees, officers, and directors of ECI, its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies, their immediate family members (spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, daughter or son, regardless of where they live) and members of their same households (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate in the Prize Giveaway.
To enter, you must (i) be a current ECI customer; (ii) “like and follow” ECI’s Corporate Facebook page; and (iii) upload one photo of your pet or pets to the ECI Holiday Pets post for a chance to win. When you “like and follow” and upload the photo, you will be automatically entered into the contest. Only one (1) entry per person is allowed. ECI and its affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees and agents are not responsible for late, lost, mutilated or misdirected entries. ECI reserves the right to remove any post or photo if such post or photo is in poor taste, offensive or otherwise violates general standards of decency, as determined by ECI in its discretion.
One (1) winner will receive one (1) donation on their behalf to an animal-rights charity of their choice in the amount of $500.
ECI reserves the right to substitute any prize with one of approximately equal value. No extension or substitution of prize(s), once determined, is permitted. All federal, state, provincial, and/or local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner.
One winner will be drawn on December 23, 2019. The winner will be contacted through Facebook Messenger for further information. All decisions of ECI are final and binding. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. You need not be present at the time your name is drawn to win.
ECI is not responsible for and shall not be liable for any late, lost or misdirected notification, or for potential winners’ unsuccessful efforts to claim any prize. No substitution or transfer of prize permitted, except by ECI, which reserves the right to award a prize of equal value if advertised prize is unavailable.
General Terms and Conditions:
Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules, or such other rules as ECI may reasonably require and post on this website from time to time, and by the decisions of ECI which are final on all matters pertaining to the Prize Giveaway. ECI reserves the right to disqualify any person or email address that ECI determines to be in violation of any term contained in these Official Rules. Illegible, unintelligible or incomplete entries or responses will also be disqualified. The Prize Giveaway is governed by the laws of the United States, and in particular the laws of the State of Texas. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Prize Giveaway winner is solely responsible for any and all taxes, fees, duties, impounds, and surcharges of any kind whatsoever on prize packages, such that ECI shall have absolutely no responsibility, liability or obligation, financial or otherwise in connection with any of the foregoing.
In order to receive the prize, Prize Giveaway winner may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and where lawful, a Publicity Release and any additional information, waivers and releases that may be required within ten (10) days of notification. Failure to return documents timely, or if prize notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable, may result in disqualification with an alternate winner selected. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, is found to have violated any of these Official Rules, or such other rules as ECI may reasonably require, fails to claim a prize, or fails to timely return the completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.
Except where prohibited by law, Prize Giveaway winner’s acceptance of prize grants ECI and its licensees, affiliates and assigns, the right to print, publish, broadcast and use, worldwide forever in any media now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the world wide web, at any time or times, the winner’s name, portrait, photo, picture, voice, likeness, address (city/state) and biographical information as news or information and for advertising and promotional purposes without additional consideration; and further without such additional compensation, appear for, or provide biographical information for use in, any presentation or other activity which may include filming/audio/video/electronic/ digital or other recordings and/or interviews, as may be determined from time to time by ECI.
Further, by accepting the prize, Prize Giveaway winner agrees to release and hold harmless ECI, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to person, including death, and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize, participation in any Prize Giveaway-related activity, or participation in this Prize Giveaway. Void where prohibited.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A CONTESTANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, ECI RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH CONTESTANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Official Rules and Winners List:
To obtain a copy of the Official Rules/Winners List (please specify which on outside of envelope) send your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: ECI Software Solutions, Attn: Marketing Department, 4400 Alliance Gateway Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76177. Vermont and Washington residents may omit return postage.
Limitations of Liability:
By participating in the Prize Giveaway, each participant agrees to release and hold ECI and the employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives of ECI, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, harmless from any and all liability for injuries, losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the Prize Giveaway.
ECI, agents and representatives of ECI, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (1) late, lost, delayed, misdirected, undeliverable, illegible, unintelligible and incomplete entries or other correspondence; (2) telephone, electronic, technical, network, Internet, hardware or software problems or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulty of any kind including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any materials in the Prize Giveaway; (3) failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed Internet/email computer entries; (4) any condition caused by events beyond the control of ECI that may cause the Prize Giveaway to be disrupted or corrupted (in which event, ECI reserves the right to cancel the Prize Giveaway, and select winners for prizes from all eligible entries received prior to the cancellation.); (5) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the Prize Giveaway; (6) any printing or typographical errors in the Prize Giveaway site, these rules or any materials associated with the Prize Giveaway; or (7) any false, incorrect, ambiguous questions and answers thereto which comprise any trivia questions. If, for any reason, the Prize Giveaway is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of ECI, could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Prize Giveaway, ECI reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Prize Giveaway.
IN NO EVENT WILL ECI, ITS PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES AND RELATED COMPANIES, THEIR ADVERTISING OR PROMOTION AGENCIES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS, BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE PRIZE GIVEAWAY. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED `AS IS` WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
As a condition of participating in this Prize Giveaway, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Prize Giveaway, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively, before a court located in Dallas, Texas having competent jurisdiction, which Court shall apply the laws of the State of Texas without regard for doctrines of conflict of law. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this Prize Giveaway), and participant further waives all right to have damages multiplied or increased.