Terms and Conditions for Contests and Prize Draws

Unless indicated otherwise, these terms and conditions apply to all contests and drawings offered by CloudPulse Strategies, LLC dba This Week in Machine Learning & AI (“TWIML”). A contest may have additional rules and entry requirements, in which case, they will be clearly shown on the contest web page.

General

You acknowledge and agree that your participation in the Contest is subject to these terms and conditions. By entering the Contest, you consent and agree to be bound by the Rules described herein. TWIML and/or the contest sponsors reserve the right to reject your entry if there are reasonable grounds to believe you have breached any of these Rules.
The Contest is organized by TWIML and all Rules, jury and winner nomination(s) remain at the sole discretion of TWIML. TWIML also reserves the right to change or amend the Rules, to postpone the Contest, to interrupt it or to cancel the Contest at any time without prior notice and without any compensation to any participant. TWIML reserves the right not to award any Contest entry when appropriate. Any changes will be posted on pages at stage.twimlai.net.

By entering the Contest, you warrant that all information submitted by you is true, current and complete. You agree that the information submitted by you may be used for further marketing purposes of TWIML or any of its partners, subject to TWIML privacy policy.

In the event of any dispute regarding the Rules, conduct, results or any other matters relating to the Contest, TWIML’s decision shall be final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into. The Contest and these Rules are governed by Missouri, USA law.

Qualifications

No purchase necessary unless otherwise indicated.

If you are under 18, you must obtain the consent of your parent or legal guardian before entering the Contest. By entering the Contest you warrant that either you have legal capacity (i.e. that you are of sufficient age and mental capacity and are entitled to be legally bound in contract) to enter the Contest and agree to the Rules or your parents or legal guardian have consented to your entry of the Contest and you to be bound by these Rules.

Persons employed by or in a similar relation to TWIML, their subsidiaries or to companies participating in the preparation and organization of the Contest as well as members of their families, are excluded from participation.

Entries

Contest entries must conform to the Contest Rules. TWIML shall only evaluate entries that fulfill all criteria described by TWIML. Entries with inaccuracies in form or format will not be accepted.

By participating in the Contest you warrant that you have created the entry yourself and that it was not for payment or in any other way put at the disposal of a third person, to which your rights have been granted or transferred. You warrant and are liable to ensure that your entry does not infringe any copyright, trade secret, other proprietary right or privacy of any third party and does not contain anything which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, indecent, harassing or threatening. Unauthorized use of any copyrighted material is strictly prohibited and will lead to your disqualification without notice. TWIML shall not be responsible for any infringements of any intellectual property rights.

By submitting an entry to the Contest you agree to transfer and assign to TWIML all copyrights and other rights regarding the Contest entry without any further compensation or fees. All possible content and substance of your entry becomes the sole property of TWIML and may be used by TWIML or any other party without any link to you.

You agree that TWIML may publish, at its sole discretion, any entry submitted to the Contest on websites and other presentation materials of TWIML or its partners.

Prizes

TWIML will choose winners at its sole discretion. Winners of the Contest will be notified by email. Return of any prize notification as undeliverable or failure to reply as specified in the notification within the time stated therein may result in disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner.

The winners list will be accessible on the TWIML website after the Contest ends for a minimum of one month and may contain the name, town, and country of the winner(s).

Contest prizes are “as shipped” and non-transferable. There is no cash alternative to product prizes and the prizes cannot be enforced by any legal means. TWIML reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value at any time.

TWIML is not responsible for prize defects. Winners should send their claims for faults in the prizes directly to entities given in the prize’s warranty conditions.

All taxes, insurances, transfers, out-of-pocket expenses and other expenses as the case may be, unless specifically stated, are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. However, within the USA and Canada, shipping costs are covered by TWIML.

Liability

TWIML shall not accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by you or any other participant entering the Contest or as a result of accepting any prize.