2019 State of the Industry Survey Rules and Regulations

May 31, 2019  - By
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2019 GPS World State of the Industry survey

Rules and Regulations

Sweepstakes ends June 30, 2019
Survey form:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/P3V3YCX

No purchase necessary to participate. A purchase or donation will not increase your chances of winning. Participants must be legal residents of the United States and 18 years or older. Void where prohibited.

Official Rules

Sweepstakes begins Saturday, June 1, 2019. Sweepstakes ends Sunday, June 30, 2019. (the “Entry Period”).

How to enter: To participate in the 2019 GPS World State of the Industry survey, entrants must submit an online form located above during the Entry Period. One entry per person. Contact information is the only mandatory information needed to enter. Completing the surveys does not increase your chances of winning. If you do not wish to participate in the survey but would still like to be considered for a prize, please email GPS World’s editor at editor@gpsworld.com with the subject line “2019 State of the Industry Survey” and include your full name, e-mail address and postal address in the email.

Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open only to individuals who are legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia). You must be 18 years of age or older to be eligible for the Sweepstakes. Employees of North Coast Media, the parent company of GPS World, those involved in the production, development, implementation or handling of the Sweepstakes, any agents acting for, or on behalf of the above entities, their respective parent companies, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, service providers, prize suppliers and other person or entity associated with the Sweepstakes and/or the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members (whether related or not) of each such employee, are not eligible. All U.S., federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law.


  • Two (2) participants who submit a survey form during the Entry Period will be randomly selected to receive a $100 gift card.

Agreement to Official Rules: Participating in the Sweepstakes constitutes the entrant’s full and unconditional agreement and acceptance of these Official Rules as well as North Coast Media’s Privacy Policy (http://northcoastmedia.net/ncmprivacy.html), which is final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Registrations become the property of North Coast Media. In the unlikely event North Coast Media encounters technical or equipment failures such as telephone network lines failing, computer online system failing, servers and/or provider services cease to be available, or human error in connection with the registration form, etc., North Coast Media will not be held responsible. Collection and handling of personally identifiable information will be in accordance to the Privacy Policy.

Any attempt to exceed the maximum number of entries, whether through use of multiple email accounts or any automated system may result in disqualification. North Coast Media reserves the right to disqualify entrants under suspicion of violations against the terms of Entry. North Coast Media is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, altered, unintelligible or misdirected entries, which will be void. In the event of a dispute as to who submitted an entry, the person demonstrating to North Coast Media’s satisfaction, as determined in North Coast Media’s sole discretion, that he or she is the authorized holder of the email account will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized holder of the email account” is the natural person assigned by an Internet access provide, online service provider, Internet service provider or other similar organization referencing email address used to post the comment.

Selection of Winners: On July 1, 2019 North Coast Media will select the names of two (2) $100 gift card prize winners in a random drawing of all eligible entries via the GPS World State of the Industry survey forms received during the Entry Period. The odds of being selected as a potential winner depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period. The potential winners will be contacted via email and asked to provide their full name, age, and mailing address for eligibility within a specified time period. If the potential winner does not respond within the timeframe stated in the notification email, North Coast Media may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from all entries received during the Entry Period.

Requirements of the Potential Winner: The potential winner will be required to return an email to North Coast Media with the winner’s full name, and a valid mailing address. This email and document will affirm eligibility and liability/publicity release within seven (7) days of being notified. If a potential winner fails to return the email confirmation within the required time period, an alternate entrant may be selected in his/her place in a random drawing of all entries received. Acceptance of a prize constitutes consent to use winner’s name and likeness for editorial, advertising and publicity purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. Failure to comply with any term or condition in these Official Rules may result in disqualification at North Coast Media’s sole discretion.

General Conditions: North Coast Media reserves the right to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes should – including but not limited to – virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes beyond the control of North Coast Media, corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper operation of the Sweepstakes. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, North Coast Media reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. North Coast Media’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Release and Limitations of Liability: By entering, participants release and hold harmless North Coast Media Media, respective parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and related entities (collectively, “Releases”) from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property that may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the prize from or arising out of participation in this Sweepstakes. North Coast Media assumes no responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; and/or any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; and/or any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by North Coast Media due to human or technical error at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or use of the prize.

List of Winners: To request winners’ names, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: North Coast Media, 1360 E. 9th Street, 10th Floor, Cleveland, OH 44114. Requests must be received by July 5, 2019.

Questions? Send an email to acameron@northcoastmedia.net

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