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OFFICIAL RULES: Manufacturing AUTOMATION 2009 Readership Survey (the “Contest”)


May 8, 2009
By Alyssa Dalton


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ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES.


1.  PRIZE & ODDS OF WINNING

Prize: One winner will receive a $250 Best Buy gift card.

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for the Contest.

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No
assignment, transfer or substitution of prize is permitted, except that
CLB Media Inc. (the "Sponsor") reserves the right to substitute a prize
of equal or greater value if the advertised prize is unavailable. All
incremental costs in using or claiming the prize not outlined in this
prize description are the sole responsibility of the prize winner,
including but not limited to all federal, provincial and local taxes.

2.  CONTEST PERIOD

Contest Period begins on May 19, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. ET and ends on June 1, 2009 at 11:59 p.m. ET ("Contest Period").

3.  ENTRY

No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. You must fill in the Manufacturing AUTOMATION 2009 Readership Survey form that is accessible via hypertext link from the Manufacturing AUTOMATION
e-newsletter or website. All eligible entries with the fully completed
survey form ("eligible entries") will be included in the draw. All
entries must be received during the Contest Period. No Entries will be
accepted by any other means.
 
LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON. Multiple entries will be disqualified.

No
responsibility is assumed by the Sponsor for lost, late or misdirected
entries or for any human, computer, online, telephone or technical
malfunctions that may occur, or for any printing or typographical
errors in any materials associated with the Contest. All entries must
be received no later than the end of the Contest Period. All entries
become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned to the
entrant.

4.  ELIGIBILITY

The
Contest is only open to legal residents of Canada, excluding Quebec,
who have reached the age of majority in their province of residence and
are residing in Canada at the time of the Contest. Employees of the
Sponsor and its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies,
advertising and promotional agencies, prize sponsors, as well as the
immediate family (spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, daughter or
son, regardless of where they live) of such employees or members of
their households (whether related or not) are not eligible.

The
Sponsor shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity
and/or eligibility to participate in the Contest. Failure to provide
such proof within a reasonable period of time may result in
disqualification. All personal and other information requested by and
supplied to the Sponsor for the purpose of this Contest must be
truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. The Sponsor
reserves the right to disqualify any entry or entrant in its sole
discretion, should any entry or entrant at any stage supply untruthful,
incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or
information.

5. DRAW

On
June 2, 2009 in Aurora Ont., one eligible entry will be selected by
random draw from all eligible entries received, and will be eligible to
win the prize available in this Contest.

Starting June 3, 2009,
attempts will be made to contact the entrant selected as eligible for
the prize, at the telephone number on their entry form between 9:00 am
and 5:00 pm ET for a period of seven days. If an eligible entrant
cannot be contacted within the allotted time, he/she is no longer
eligible to win and another entrant will be drawn, and the process of
contacting the new entrant will be repeated.

6.  SKILL-TESTING QUESTION

In
order to be declared a winner, the selected eligible entrant must
answer, unaided, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to
be administered at a mutually convenient time over the telephone. There
will be only one opportunity to answer the question. An eligible
entrant who provides an incorrect answer will no longer be eligible to
win the prize in this Contest.

7. INDEMNIFICATION BY ENTRANT

By
accepting the prize, each winner agrees, and by entering this Contest,
entrants agree, to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, its parents,
affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies, and
their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and
agents, and prize sponsors (collectively, the "Releasees") from any and
all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to person,
including death and property damage, arising in whole or in part,
directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a
prize, or participation in any Contest-related activity. The entrant
agrees to fully indemnify Releasees from any and all claims by third
parties relating to the Contest, without limitation.

8.  LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

The
Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information,
whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or
programming associated with or utilized in the Contest, or by any
technical or human error that may occur in the processing of
submissions in the Contest. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for
any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation
or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or
unauthorized access to the Sponsor’s website. The Sponsor is not
responsible for injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s
computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or
downloading materials from or use of the website. If, for any reason,
the Contest is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection
by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention,
fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of the
Sponsor that, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, could corrupt or
affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper
conduct of this Contest, the Sponsor reserves the right in its sole
discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest for any
draw(s) and select the winner from entries received for that draw prior
to the action taken. IN NO EVENT WILL THE SPONSOR, ITS PARENTS,
AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, ADVERTISING OR PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, OR THEIR
RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES OR AGENTS,
OR PRIZE SPONSORS BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF
ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR
PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO ANY INTERNET SITE
RELATING TO THE CONTEST OR ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST,
OR BY THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OF OR FAILURE TO RECEIVE ANY
PRIZE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON SUCH SITES OR ANY
PRIZE WON IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR
NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some jurisdictions may not allow the limitations or
exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, or
exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above limitations or
exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any
restrictions or limitations regarding these limitations or exclusions.

9.  GENERAL CONDITIONS

By entering, you agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects.

This
Contest is void where prohibited by law. This Contest is governed by,
and these rules will be construed and interpreted pursuant to, the laws
of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein.
By accepting the prize, the winner agrees to grant to the Sponsor and
its licensees, affiliates and assigns, the right to print, publish,
broadcast and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter
developed, including but not limited to the World Wide Web, at any time
or times, the winner’s name, name of the winner’s employer and the
winner’s city and province of residence as news or information, and for
advertising and promotional purposes without additional consideration.

The
Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any
individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the
entry process or the operation of the Contest or Sponsor’s website; to
be in violation of the Terms and Conditions of the website; to be
acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in a
non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse,
threaten or harass any other person. Any use of robotic, automatic,
programmed or like entry methods will void all such entries by such
methods. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to
cancel, amend, modify or terminate all or any portion of this Contest
at any time for any reason without prior notice.

CAUTION: ANY
ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DAMAGE DELIBERATELY
ANY WEBSITE OR TO 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 FROM ANY SUCH
ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a
dispute as to entries submitted by multiple users having the same
e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account used to
enter the Contest at the actual time of entry will be deemed to be the
entrant and must comply with these rules. The authorized account
subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned an e-mail
address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or
other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses
or the domain name associated with the submitted e-mail address. The
Sponsor will prosecute any fraudulent activities to the full extent of
the law.