Eligibility: The Emory University Apple iPad Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) is open only to individuals who are legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia) and are sixteen (16) years of age or older. Employees of Emory University, those involved in the production, development, implementation or handling of the Giveaway, any agents acting for, or on behalf of Emory University, their respective parent companies, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, service providers, prize suppliers or any other person or entity associated with the Giveaway (collectively “Giveaway Entities”) and/or the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members (whether related or not) of each such employee, are not eligible. Subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void in Puerto Rico, Maine and where prohibited by law.

Sponsor: The Apple iPad Giveaway is sponsored by Emory University, 201 Dowman Drive, Decatur, Georgia 30030 (“Sponsor”).

Agreement to Official Rules: Participation in the Giveaway constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

Entry Period: The Giveaway starts on April 16, 2012 at 9:00 A.M. (EST) and ends on April 22, 2012 at 6:00 P.M. (EST).  No submissions will be accepted after the deadline for any reason. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of the online Giveaway will be Emory University located in the Eastern Standard Time (EST) zone. Entrants entering close to the posted deadline do so with this information in mind.

Giveaway Entry/Submission: You may enter online by following all instructions on the website survey link here, ,observing all posted deadlines. One entry per person for the duration of the sweepstakes. The use of any agencies or automated software to submit entries will void all entries submitted by that person.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.   A PURCHASE OF ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE IS NOT REQUIRED TO ENTER THE CONTEST.  If you do not want to take the survey, but you would like to enter the giveaway please email .  In addition: (1) opting out of further contact by Sponsor or its affiliates, whether via mail, phone, email or other communication medium will not decrease your chances of winning; and (2) your decision whether or not to complete the survey and enter the sweepstakes will not impact your application to Emory University or your financial aid application.

Winner Selection: One (1) winner will be selected via random drawing on or about  May 30, 2012.  The odds of being selected depend on the number of eligible entries received.  Potential winner(s) will be contacted via email and will be asked to provide their first and last names, age and mailing address.  If a potential winner does not respond within the timeframe stated in the notification email, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from all entries received during the Entry Period.  Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to publish, post online, or otherwise refer to the name of the winner in any and all forms and media throughout the world, and for any and all publicity or promotional purposes, without obligation or compensation, except where prohibited by law.  For the name of the winner, please email

Prize(s): The winner will receive a new Apple iPad with an approximate retail value of $499.00. The winner is responsible for any taxes and fees associated with receipt or use of a prize.

General Conditions: By participating in the Giveaway, entrants certify that they are eligible to participate and agree to abide by these official rules.  In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Giveaway is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problem, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Giveaway to address the impairment and then resume the Giveaway in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) award the prize at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In case of a dispute as to the owner of an entry, entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the screen name from which the entry is made. The authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

Release and Limitations of Liability: By participating in the Giveaway, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Giveaway Entities from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Giveaway or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Giveaway; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable e-mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Giveaway or the processing of entries; (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Giveaway or receipt of any prize; or (g) operation or fitness of the prize. Entrant further agrees that, in any cause of action, the Giveaway Entities’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Giveaway, and in no event shall the Giveaway Entities be liable for attorney’s fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Giveaway or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Georgia. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsors in connection with the Giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Georgia, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Georgia or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Georgia.