What if you could take a college course in napping, or reality TV watching, or intramural sports?
Share your most creative idea for a subject that you would love to study in our #LearnUnlimited contest on Instagram and Twitter, and you could an Amazon gift card!
1st prize: $250 Amazon Card
Runner-up Prizes (4): $100 Amazon Card
Here’s how to enter on Twitter or Instagram:
- Follow @CengageLearning on Twitter or @CengageStudent on Instagram
- Create a public photo or video post showing and/or describing your course idea
- Use the hashtag #LearnUnlimited in your post text or comment
Complete your entry by November 30, 2019.
LEARN UNLIMITED FALL 2019 CONTEST
OFFICIAL RULES AND CONDITIONS
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW OR REGULATIONS.
Cengage Learning, Inc. (“Cengage” or“Sponsor”) is a leading provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide. Cengage’s products and services are designed to foster academic excellence and professional development, increase student engagement, improve learning outcomes and deliver authoritative information to people whenever and wherever they need it. The purpose of the Learn Unlimited Fall 2019 Contest (the “Contest”). is to aid Cengage in researching the latest market trends and how its products are performing. The Contest invites entrants (“You” or “Entrant”) to post on Instagram or Twitter to assist Cengage with this research. INSTAGRAM OR TWITTER ARE NOT A SPONSOR OF THIS CONTEST.
The Contest is open only to Entrants who are legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia, except where prohibited by law, and specifically excluding any other territories, possessions and/or dependencies of the United States. You must be at least eighteen (18) years old, or the age of majority in your state of residency, if older, at the time of entry. Verification of your age may be required at the time you submit your entry. Employees, directors, officers or agents of Cengage Learning Inc. or their affiliates and members of the immediate families (parent, child, sibling and spouse of each) or households of any of the above are prohibited from entering the Contest. No purchase is necessary to enter the Contest. The Contest and eligibility are subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and may be void where prohibited by law.
The Entry Period for the Contest begins October 14, 2019 at 12:01 A.M. (ET) and ends November 30, 2019 at 11:59 P.M. (ET) (the “Entry Period”).
HOW TO ENTER
YOU ARE ONLY ELIGIBLE TO ENTER THE CONTEST DURING THE ENTRY PERIOD, DEFINED ABOVE. ONE ENTRY PER PERSON, PER HOUSEHOLD, REGARDLESS OF SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLET, DURING THE ENTRY PERIOD. IF MORE THAN ONE ENTRY IS RECEIVED FROM THE SAME PERSON, SAID PERSON MAY BE DISQUALIFIED, IN SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION.
SOCIAL MEDIA ENTRY: To enter the Contest, You must follow @CengageLearning on Twitter or @CengageStudent on Instagram, create your own Instagram or Twitter post (using text and/or image or video) and briefly describe what you would like to learn about if you could study any subject at all – real or imaginary. You must also use the hashtag #LearnUnlimited on your post, and it must be publicly viewable on Twitter or Instagram until the contest Judging Period concludes.
YOU ARE ONLY ELIGIBLE TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES DURING THE ENTRY PERIOD.
By submitting an Entry, Entrant warrants and represents to Sponsor that the Entry was created solely and originally by Entrant and does not infringe or violate any publicity right, privacy right, copyright, or other intellectual property rights of any third party. To the extent You own rights, including copyrights, in and to Your Entry, You retain those rights. By submitting an Entry, You grant Sponsor and its affiliates a perpetual, irrevocable, fully paid-up, royalty-free, transferrable, sublicenseable, license to copy, display, perform, store, broadcast, distribute, edit, create derivative works of, adapt, modify, and publish Your Entry. You agree that Sponsor will have the exclusive right to use Your Entry in any media in association with the Contest without attribution or compensation to You, Your successors or assignees, or any other person or entity.
You agree that Sponsor may display Your Entry on Sponsors Twitter profile @CengageLearning or @CengageStudent Instagram profile without any fee or other form of compensation.
No Entry may contain (i) any on-camera or vocal participation by any third party other than Entrant or any stock image, (ii) any music; (iii) any images of any brands or logos; and/or (iv) any inappropriate, obscene or indecent content as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Any Entries that include sculptures, statues, paintings and other works of art and/or private property will be accepted at the sole discretion of Sponsor; provided that Entrants must be prepared to provide a release from the holder of rights in any such works of art, and/or property if requested by Sponsor. Failure to provide such releases upon request will result in disqualification at any time during the Sweepstakes. When photographing the work of others, it must be as an object in its environment and not a full-frame close up of another person’s art.
By postings/submitting any Entry, Entrant warrants and represents to Sponsor that the Entry was created solely by Entrant and does not infringe or violate any publicity right, privacy right, copyright, and/or other intellectual property rights of a third party. You hereby grant Sponsor and/or its affiliates, a pereptual, irrevocable, fully paid-up, royalty-free, transferrable, sublicenseable, license to copy, display, perform, store, broadcast, distribute, and/or otherwise use Your Entry for any purpose with or without attribution.
JUDGING THE CONTEST
Judging of entries will take place on December 2-5, 2019 (the “Judging Period”).
Determination of Winners
Entries will be judged by an independent judge, named by Sponsor (the “Judge”) based on the following criteria (the “Criteria”): A winner will be selected based on creativity and quality of either the response or the image posted.
Based on the Criteria, the Judge will select four (4) winners with one grand prize and two runners up (collectively, the “Winner”). The Judge’s decision will be final.
Entrants need not be present to win. Odds of winning depend upon the number and quality of eligible entries received for the Contest.
NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS
Cengage will notify each potential winner of his or her prize by email within seven (7) days of the selection. Each potential winner will be required to claim his or her prize and sign and return to Cengage an affidavit of eligibility, a liability and publicity release, a W-9 tax form, and such other documentation as Cengage may require within seven (7) business days of notification (the “Required Documents”). Upon receipt of the prize claim and Required Documents, Cengage will deem the potential winner to be a Winner. Entry in the Contest constitutes permission to use the Winner’s name and likeness for publicity purposes, without further compensation, where permitted.
There will be a maximum of five (5) prizes awarded: The grand prize will consist of a Two Hundred and Fifty USD ($250) Amazon Gift Card. Each runner up prize will consist of a One Hundred USD ($100) Amazon Gift Card to be delivered digitally within Fourteen (14) days after Sponsor’s receipt of the Required Documents (hereafter defined), and determination that the potential Winner is eligible and in compliance with these Official Rules. Arrangements for delivery of prize shall be made after validation of the Winner. LIMIT ONE (1) PRIZE PER PERSON/EMAIL ADDRESS/HOUSEHOLD PER SWEEPSTAKES.
Total approximate retail value of all prizes available in the Contest is $650.00. All taxes and any other costs related to the prize not specifically stated within these Official Rules and Conditions are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prizes are not transferable and no substitutions or cash equivalents are permitted, except that Sponsor may, at its sole discretion, substitute the prize with a prize of equal or greater value. Specifics of the prizes are in Sponsor’s sole discretion. All prizes will be awarded.
ADDITIONAL TERMS AND RULES
By entering or participating in the Contest, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and Conditions. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for electronic, hardware, programming or software malfunctions, or failures, internet or network connections, accessibility or availability, technical failures of any kind, unauthorized human intervention, the incorrect or inaccurate capture of any Entry or other information, or for the failure to capture any such information.
Sponsor is not responsible for (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by You or other Entrants, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Entry process or the Contest; (3) technical or human error, which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of Entries; or (4) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Your participation in the Contest, receipt or use or misuse of any prize, or any prize related activity.
Sponsor is not responsible for late, incomplete, incomprehensible, invalid technically incompatible or corrupt, or misdirected Entries, all of which are void. Proof of submission is not proof of receipt of an Entry by the Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for damage to Entries that occurs during the process of uploading or storage and makes no warranties as to the integrity, availability or functionality of any systems at the time of Entry or at any time. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process, operation of the Contest, or acting in violation of the Official Rules and Conditions in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running, as planned, by reason of infection by virus, tampering, or other unauthorized technical or human intervention, fraud, technical or mechanical failures, or any other causes which, in the sole evaluation of Sponsor, may compromise the administration, security, fairness or integrity of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest, and select the winner of the Contest, from the legitimate Entries received prior to the action taken, or in other such manner as deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor, as allowed by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision.
Entrants, by participating in the Contest, hereby waive and release, and agree to hold harmless Sponsor, its Contest Partners, its promotions and advertising agencies, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, advertising and promotions agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”), from and against, any and all rights, claims and causes of action whatsoever that they may have, or which may arise, against any of them for any liability, resulting injury or loss, including but not limited to any injury, loss, damage, whether direct, compensatory, incidental or consequential, to person, including death and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from their acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize in the Contest, or their participation in the Contest, or their participation in any Contest or prize related activity, or any travel related to the Contest or any travel for any prize related activity. Each Entrant also further acknowledges that no Released Party has either made or is in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law relative to any prize or the Contest including but not limited to quality, condition or fitness for a particular purpose.
PERSONAL INFORMATION and PRIVACY
Any personal information about You collected through the Contest is subject to Sponsor’s privacy statement set forth at //www.cengage.com/privacy.
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules and Conditions, or the rights and obligations of the Entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, will be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York. Any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Contest or any prize awarded will be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively in the federal or state courts located in the County of New York, State of New York, and each Entrant consents to the exercise of personal jurisdiction over him or her by any such courts for purposes of any such action or proceeding. No Entrant will be permitted to obtain awards for, and each Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Each Entrant further agrees that any and all claims, judgments and awards will be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees or costs.
If any provision of these Official Rules and Conditions is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, invalid, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect and such illegal, invalid, or unenforceable provision will be interpreted to fulfill its intended purpose to the maximum extent permitted by law. Variations in the form of defined terms used in the Contest are included in the defined terms. Unless the context otherwise requires, the term “or” is used in its exclusive sense (“and/or”).
The terms of these Official Rules and Conditions will be binding on each Entrant, his/her legal representative, heirs, beneficiaries, executors, successors and/or assigns.
At the end of the Contest, visit solutions.cengage.com/contests to view the winning submission(s). The Contest Partners may announce the Winners via email. Each Winner consents to the disclosure of his or her name and city and state of residence to anyone who requests a list of Winners under this section.
SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR
Cengage Learning, Inc.