NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE. ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES
YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES. DO NOT ENTER THIS CONTEST IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN
OR NOT LOCATED IN THE U.S. AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
1. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
This contest is a trade program promotion (“Promotion”) and
not open to the public. Eligible organizations are shelters and rescues qualified and approved as participants
in Shelter Animals Count (“Sponsor”), as defined by:
Animal shelters, rescues, fostering organizations, animal care and control
agencies, and any organization that is involved in activities such as animal adoptions, transfers, etc.
and have intake and outcome data to contribute.
All participating organizations must be confirmed, opted in to sharing their data publicly, have entered
organization type, start date, shelter software provider and EIN#, and completed January-September 2019 data
(9 months) in the Shelter Animals Count database, and entered the contest via the “October 2019 Data Drive Entry
Form” by October 31, 2019 to be eligible, including new qualified registrants during the contest period. Employees,
contractors, board members, directors and officers of Shelter Animals Count are not eligible to participate.
2. CONTEST PERIOD:
Contest begins on 10/1/19 at 12:00:01 am Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on
10/31/19 at 11:59:59 pm ET (the “Contest Period”). The website clock is the official clock for this Contest.
3. TO ENTER:
Login to your private dashboard at data.shelteranimalscount.org (“Website”) during
the contest period. Make sure all 9 months of data (January 2019 – September 2019) are complete and that your
organization’s participation is confirmed, that you have opted in to transparency to make your data public,
and that you have entered organization type, start date, shelter software provider and EIN#. After all required
data is entered, complete the “October 2019 Data Drive Entry Form” in your Dashboard. These steps must be
completed within the contest period.
4. PRIZES, DRAWINGS, ODDS AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (“ARV”):
Winners will be selected in
a random drawing (“Drawing”) from all eligible entries received. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number
of eligible entries received. Drawing will be conducted on or before November 26, 2019 by Sponsor, whose decisions
shall be final and binding on all matters relating to the Contest.
Limit one (1) prize per organization throughout the Promotion.
ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: $2,500 Grant
ONE (1) FIRST PRIZE: $1,500 Grant
TWO (2) SECOND PRIZE: $1,000 Grants
EIGHT (8) THIRD PRIZE: $500 Grants
TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZES AVAILABLE IN THE CONTEST: $10,000
5. GENERAL CONDITIONS:
Winners are solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes
on their respective prizes (if applicable). No cash equivalent or substitution of prizes is offered, except at
the sole discretion of the Sponsor. No transfer of prizes will be permitted. By participating, entrants agree
and binding in all respects. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. Prizes will be shipped within 6 weeks of the
end of the Contest Period. Prizes will only be delivered to an address within the United States. If a prize, or
any portion thereof, cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize with
another prize of equal or greater value. If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned,
including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures,
or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct
of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who is responsible
or who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, modify or terminate the Contest. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY
YOU OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST
MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK
DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor will
award all prizes in a random drawing from eligible entries received as of the time of cancellation. This Contest
is offered only in the United States only. Venue for resolution of any and all claims arising from or related to
this Contest shall be limited exclusively to a state court of competent jurisdiction.
6. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE:
No liability or responsibility is assumed by Sponsor or
Contest Parties resulting from user's participation in, attempt to participate in the Contest, download of any
information in connection with participating in the Contest. No responsibility or liability is assumed by the
Sponsor or Contest Parties for technical problems or technical malfunction arising in connection with any of the
following occurrences, without limitation, that may affect the operation of the Contest: hardware or software errors;
faulty computer, telephone, cable, satellite, network, electronic, wireless or Internet connectivity or other online
communication problems; errors or limitations of any Internet service providers, servers, hosts or providers; garbled,
jumbled or faulty data transmissions; failure of any e-mail transmissions to be sent to or received; lost, late, delayed
or intercepted e-mail transmissions; inaccessibility of the website in whole or in part for any reason; traffic congestion
on the Internet or website; unauthorized human or non-human intervention of the operation of the Contest, including without
limitation, unauthorized tampering, hacking, theft, virus, bug, worm; or destruction of any aspect of the Contest. Sponsor
is not responsible for any typographical errors in the announcement of prizes or these Official Rules, or any inaccurate or
incorrect data contained on the website. Use of website is at user’s own risk. Sponsor and the Contest Parties are not
responsible for any personal injury or property damage or losses of any kind that may be sustained to user's or any other
person's computer equipment resulting from participation in the Contest, use of the website or the download of any information
from the website. By participating in the Contest, the entrant thereby releases Sponsor and the Contest Parties from any
and all claims, damages or liabilities arising from or relating to such entrant’s participation in the Contest. By accepting
a prize, recipient (and recipient’s organization) agrees to release and hold Sponsor, Contest Parties, and all of their
respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents harmless from any liability for injuries, losses
or damages of any kind to persons or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation
in the Contest; from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize including but not limited to liability for taxes,
duties or other levies assessed upon any of the prizes.
7. WINNERS LIST/OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST:
For list of winners, or a copy of these Official Rules send a
self-addressed, stamped envelope specifying “Official Rules” or “Winners List”, postmarked by 11/10/2019 and received by
12/1/2019 to: Shelter Animals Count October 2019 Data Drive “Official Rules” or “Winners List” Request, 41 Watchung Plaza,
Suite 393, Montclair, NJ 07042
Shelter Animals Count, located at 41 Watchung Plaza, Suite 393, Montclair, NJ 07042, is the
Sponsor of this Contest and is responsible for the fulfillment of all prizes.