ACCA Now Sweepstakes Rules

BRIEF SUMMARY

No purchase or membership is necessary to enter the sweepstakes; a purchase or joining the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) will not improve chances of winning the sweepstakes; sweepstakes open only to U.S. citizens, 18 years of age or older, residing in the United States; sweepstakes end on close of survey fieldwork; sweepstakes are void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law; other terms and conditions apply. See Official Sweepstakes Rules at www.accanowmagazine.com for full details.


FULL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR AIR CONDITIONING CONTRACTORS OF AMERICA (ACCA) MEMBERSHIP IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. THE PURCHASE OF ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE WILL NOT IMPROVE AN ENTRANT’S CHANCE OF WINNING.

This Sweepstakes is governed exclusively by the laws of the United States. You are not authorized to participate in the Sweepstakes if you are not located within the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia.


HOW TO ENTER

You will be entered into the drawing for 1 of 2 $200 VISA Gift Cards or 1 of 5 ACCA Swag Boxes when you fully complete your survey response and submit it to READEX Research electronically in accordance with the instructions.

There is a limit of one (1) entry per person/email address. Entries beyond the stated limit from the same person or email address will be disqualified. Any attempt by an Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different identities, and/or any other methods will void that Entrant’s entry and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. Entries must be received before the close of survey fieldwork, October 7, 2021. All entries become the sole property of ACCA and will not be returned. Late, lost, delayed, illegible, or incomplete entries will not be considered. ACCA is not responsible for technical, hardware, or software failures of any kind; lost or unavailable network connection; or failed, incomplete, delayed, or misconfigured data transmissions that may affect registrant’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes. ACCA reserves the rights to change or terminate this Sweepstakes without notice.

ELIGIBILITY

Sweepstakes open to permanent, legal U.S. citizens who, at the time of entry and the time of prize fulfillment: (a) are eighteen (18) years of age or older, and (b) are physically residing in the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, and other United States territories). Employees of ACCA, READEX Research, and its affiliates, as well as immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each such person, are not eligible to enter. “Immediate family member” shall be deemed to mean husband, wife, children, mother, father, sister, sister in-law, brother, or brother in-law. Subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. VOID OUTSIDE OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, AND WHERE TAXED, PROHIBITED, OR OTHERWISE RESTRICTED BY LAW. Late, lost, delayed, illegible, or incomplete entries will not be eligible.

DRAWING

The winner(s) will be determined by random drawing from all eligible entries received during the entry period. All entries must be received before the close of survey fieldwork, October 7, 2021. The drawing will be conducted at the offices of ACCA in Alexandria, VA. Limit one (1) prize per person or email address. Winners will be selected randomly using a computer program. All determinations are final, irrevocable, and binding. Odds of winning will vary based upon the number of eligible entries. By their participation, all Entrants agree to be bound by, and comply with, these Official Sweepstakes Rules. ACCA and its affiliates are not responsible for any delays or damage to submissions of any kind, which may affect any Entrant’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes. ACCA reserves the right to change, replace or terminate this Sweepstakes or the prize without notice, subject to applicable laws and these Official Sweepstakes Rules. Any winner who fails to comply with these Official Sweepstakes Rules, or is otherwise ineligible, may be disqualified and a substitute winner may be selected.

The winner(s) will be notified promptly upon the conclusion of the survey fieldwork, by notification sent by electronic mail at the email address provided by each winner. To claim the prize, each winner must respond within seven (7) days of the date of the notification. If the winner claims the prize as set forth above, ACCA shall provide the winner with the prize not later than thirty (30) days after claiming the prize. By accepting a prize, each winner agrees to the use of his/her name accompanied by city and state of residence in any promotional displays or activities related to this sweepstakes without any additional compensation, except where prohibited. By accepting a prize, each winner agrees to be responsible for any and all federal, state, and local taxes incurred. By accepting a prize, each winner agrees to hold ACCA and its affiliates harmless for all claims (including, but not limited to warranty claims and injuries to persons and property), and further to release the same from any and all liability for injuries and/or damages sustained as a result of the prize. Prizes will be delivered to the address provided by each winner and no substitutions for prizes will be permitted except as provided herein. No prizes will be delivered outside of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia. ACCA reserves the right to change or replace prize elements.

The use of any automated launching or entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that permits the Entrant to automatically enter the Sweepstakes repeatedly is prohibited. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of ACCA, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, ACCA reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any Entrant who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, ACCA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. ACCA’S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THESE PROVISIONS.

ACCA shall not be responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any computer system, server, service providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any entry to be received by ACCA on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer equipment relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes. All entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry.

The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is The Air Conditioning Contractors of America, Alexandria, VA. The personal information you submit when you enter the Sweepstakes is collected by READEX Research and shared with ACCA for the purposes of the sweepstakes and will be subject to the privacy policy located at www.acca.org. Any information collected will be used for sweepstakes fulfillment purposes only, unless otherwise stated on the entry form.

PRIZES

Seven prize(s) will be awarded. Approximate retail value of each prize is $200. All prizes are non-transferable or assigned and no substitutions or cash redemptions can be made; except at ACCA’s sole discretion or as otherwise provided herein. ACCA will not replace any lost or stolen prizes. In the case of unavailability of any prize, ACCA reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. It is the responsibility of the winner to pay any and all taxes associated with their acceptance of the prize. Allow thirty (30) days for delivery.

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