Contest Terms and Conditions

  1. Contest Period: The SlideDeck 2 Affiliate Contest (“Contest”) begins at 12:00:00 AM Pacific Time (PT) July 5, 2012 and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT August 5th, 2012.
  2. “Affiliates” Defined: A SlideDeck 2 Affiliate is defined as a business associate who has joined the SlideDeck Affiliate Program and has agreed to the terms and conditions of Impact Radius’ Affiliate Service Agreement, and SlideDeck’s Affiliate Terms and Conditions.
  3. How to Win: a. At 11:59:59 PM PT August 5th, 2012, the end of the Contest Period, digital-telepathy, (“Sponsor”) via its third-party tracking provider will produce a report to determine the total sales of SlideDeck achieved by individual Affiliates during the Contest Period. b. Winners will be determined as follows: “Tier I” winners: “Tier I” Affiliates are those who have generated $499 or more in sales during the contest period. “Tier II” winners: “Tier II” Affiliates are those who have generated $999 or more in sales during the contest period. “Tier III” winners: “Tier III” Affiliates are those who have generated $2,499 or more in sales during the contest period. “Tier IV” winners: “Tier IV” Affiliates are those who have generated $4,999 or more in sales during the contest period. “Tier V” winners: “Tier V” Affiliates are those who have generated $9999 or more in sales during the contest period. e. The Sponsor will determine the winners and their decisions are final on all matters relating to this Contest. f. Use of the SlideDeck Site is subject to the SlideDeck User Agreement and Privacy Policy available on the SlideDeck Site.
  4. “SlideDeck Sales” Defined: A SlideDeck Sale is an end user who places their First Order within 30 days after clicking on an active Affiliate Link displayed by the Affiliate in SlideDeck approved e-mail communications or on any Internet location. Sponsor, via its third-party tracking provider, Impact Radius, shall be responsible for tracking SlideDeck Sales. For clarity, SlideDeck Sales Customers qualified for the purpose of this contest are those who place their First Order during the Contest Period.
  5. Determining Winners: By participating, contest participants hereby agree that reports from digital-telepathy’s third-party tracking provider (Impact Radius) shall serve as the definitive record of SlideDeck Sales and shall be the determining factor in the event of any dispute.
  6. Disqualification: Affiliate contestants will be disqualified from the Contest if they fail to comply with these Official Rules, the terms and conditions of Impact Radius’ Affiliate Service Agreement, and/or SlideDeck’s Affiliate Terms and Conditions.
  7. Prizes: a. There are a total of five (5) Grand Prizes. One (1) copy of the prize associated with each Tier will be awarded to all Affiliates who qualify for that specific Tier, as defined in number 3 of these Official Rules. Affiliates who qualify for a Tier may elect to receive one (1) of the prizes associated with any of the lower Tiers, in lieu of the prize associated with their highest Tier. b. Grand Prize winners will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility. c. Grand Prize winners are responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes and any international costs for delivery of the Grand Prize. c. U.S. citizens will be issued an IRS Form 1099. d. Affiliates may elect to receive a cash substitution. d. digital-telepathy reserves the right to substitute the Grand Prize with a prize of equal or greater value.
  8. Winner Notification: a. Administrator will notify the winning Affiliates by mail and/or e-mail on or about August 31st, 2012. b. Winners will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, which must be properly executed and returned within ten (10) days of issuance or the prize will be forfeited. c. The winner is responsible for payment of all taxes and/or fees on the prize and for any other expenses not specifically described herein. d. If the prize or prize notification is unclaimed or returned as undeliverable, or if a winner fails to properly sign and return all forms described herein, the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. e. By participating in the Contest, entrants hereby grant Sponsor all rights, including the right to edit, publish, use, adapt, modify, or dispose of any proper names, likenesses, photographs, and/or city/states without further consideration or payment to the entrant online (including on the SlideDeck Site), in print, or in any other media (including the Internet) for advertising and promotional purposes for this and similar promotions, without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. f. If an entrant changes his/her telephone number, e-mail address and/or street address after he/she enters the Contest, it is his/her sole responsibility to notify the Sponsor by (postal) mailing notice to the Contest Administrator address (listed below) to be received by the end of the Contest Period.
  9. Eligibility: a. Contest is open only to Affiliates who are registered members of the SlideDeck Affiliate Program and who remain registered members of the SlideDeck Affiliate Program at the time of the awarding of the prize. b. Employees of digital-telepathy, affiliates, prize suppliers, advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate families (spouse, parents, children, siblings and their respective spouses) and individuals living in the same household as such employees are ineligible to participate. c. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  10. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS CONTEST, ENTRANTS AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE TERMS OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE DECISIONS OF THE JUDGES, WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO CLAIM AMBIGUITY IN THE RULES, AND RELEASE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE SPONSOR, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, PRIZE SUPPLIERS, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS AND EMPLOYEES (COLLECTIVELY, “RELEASEES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY INJURIES, LOSSES, DAMAGES, CLAIMS, ACTIONS, OR ANY LIABILITY OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM OR ARISING FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY USE, MISUSE, OR NONUSE OF THE PRIZE BY THE WINNER), OR ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, MISUSE OR NONUSE OF THE PRIZE THAT MAY BE AWARDED. WINNERS AGREE TO ACCEPT THE PRIZE “AS IS”. NEITHER IMPACT RADIUS, THE CONTEST SPONSOR, NOR THE ADMINISTRATOR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, CONCERNING THE PRIZES.
  11. Additional Terms and Conditions: a. Entrants agree that any and all disputes relating to the Contest shall be governed by the laws of the State of California. b. The Sponsor, Administrator and Impact Radius are not responsible for printing or typographical errors in any Contest related materials; or for transactions that are lost, misdirected, fail to enter into the processing system, or are processed, reported, or transmitted late or incorrectly or are lost for any reason including computer, telephone, paper transfer, mail system, human or other error; or for electronic, computer, or telephonic malfunction or error, including inability to access any Web site associated with this Contest, or process any transaction thereon. c. If in the Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Contest, or if computer virus, bugs, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical difficulties or failures compromise or corrupt or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Contest, the judges reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and/or void any entries submitted fraudulently, modify or suspend the Contest, or to terminate the Contest and prize as a result of the action requiring such termination. d. Sponsor reserves the right to modify or terminate the Contest in its entirety at any time and at its sole discretion. e. Should the Contest be terminated/modified prior to the stated end date, notice will be e-mailed to the participating participants. f. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. g. Any attempts by an individual to access any Web site associated with this Contest via a bot script or other brute force attack or any other unauthorized means will result in the IP address becoming ineligible. Use of automated entry devices, or Contest entry services or programs is prohibited.
  12. Winners List: For the names of the winners, available after August 31st, 2012, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: SlideDeck Affiliates Contest Winners, 2970 5th Avenue, Suite 340, San Diego, CA 92103. Requests must be received by August 31st, 2012.
  13. Sponsor and Administrator: The Sponsor of this Contest is digital-telepathy, 2970 5th Avenue, Suite 340, San Diego, CA 92103. Administrator: digital-telepathy, 2970 5th Avenue, Suite 340, San Diego, CA 92103.