Survey Sweepstakes Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited by law.

1. Who Can Enter: Anyone, age 14 or older and who has received a personalized communication, is invited to participate. Only one registrant per household is accepted.  All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

2. How to Enter: People who complete the Survey automatically obtain entry into the sweepstakes.  For those not interested in completing the survey, a sweepstakes entry may be obtained by sending an email to RESEARCH@lipmanhearne.com, with the words “sweepstakes” in the title and your name and address in the body of the email.

3. Sweepstakes Dates: The sweepstakes will begin on July 11, 2012. The prize drawing will be held based on number of sweepstakes entries through July 31, 2012. Cappex and Lipman Hearne (“LH”) reserve to right to extend period in which registrations are accepted until the Survey is completed.

4. Prizes: One (1) Grand Prize: $1,000 scholarship prize, three (3) iPads with a cash value of $700 each, fifty (50) Cappex caps each with a cash value of $10 amongst all qualified participants. For any entry that does not qualify as a participant, a drawing of one (1) Amazon gift card of a value of $50 will be drawn. The total retail value of the sweepstakes prize is less than $5,000. Prize is non-transferable and no substitutions are available. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.

5. Prize Drawings: The winners will be selected at random by LH or Cappex. The drawing of the prizes for the sweepstakes will be held on or around August 31, 2012.

6. Odds of Winning: Each entrant’s odds of winning is dependent on the number of qualified entries.

7. Winner Notification: The winners will be notified via e-mail within 24 hours of the prize drawing by LH or by Cappex. Winners will be required to respond to the e-mail to acknowledge receipt of the prize. If no response is obtained within 7 calendar days of notification, attempts will be made to reach the winner by phone or mail (if possible). If no response is obtained from the winner by September 14, 2012, the participant will forfeit the prize. Cappex and LH decisions about winners are final.

8. Limits of Liability: Cappex and LH have no responsibility whatsoever for injuries, losses, or damages of any kind that result from acceptance, possession, or use of any prize. Cappex and LH assume no liability for lost or misdirected registration forms or survey submissions whether due to technical or computer malfunctions or otherwise. Cappex and LH assume no liability for technical or computer malfunctions of any kind. Cappex and LH reserve the right to cancel the sweepstakes at any time for cause.

9. Change to Rules: These Sweepstakes Rules are subject to change. Participants should feel free to contact Cappex for the most up-to-date Rules.

10. Conditions: All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Participation in Sweepstakes and acceptance of prize constitutes winner’s permission for Sponsor to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, picture, portrait, voice, biographical information and/or any statements made by winner regarding the Sweepstakes or Sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By participating, entrants and winner agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy or merchandise delivery.  Sponsor is not responsible if prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this Sweepstakes in any way shall be disqualified. There is no purchase or sales presentation required to participate. A purchase does not increase odds of winning.

11. Additional Terms: In case of dispute as to the identity of any entrant, entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the user profile at Cappex. Any potential winner may be requested to provide Cappex and LH with proof that such winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry.  Any other attempted form of entry is prohibited; no automatic, programmed; robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. Sponsor, its affiliates, partners and promotion and advertising agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, web site, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Sweepstakes, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes.

Cappex and LH reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Cappex and LH will select the winner(s) from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Cappex and LH. Cappex and LH reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual they find, in their sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or web site.  Cappex and LH may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in their sole discretion, they determine that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Cappex or LH representatives.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE 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 PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

12. Winners’ List: For a list of the prize winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to

Lipman Hearne/Cappex
Survey Sweepstakes Winner
200 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60604

13. Sweepstakes sponsored by

Cappex.com
2008 Saint Johns
Highland Park IL 60035

Lipman Hearne
200 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60604

14. Other Rules

This Sweepstakes is subject to the Cappex Privacy Policy and Cappex Terms and Conditions applicable to this contest. No person under the age of 14 may enter this Sweepstakes, and any prize won by an individual under the age of 14 will be forfeited. Minors who enter this Sweepstakes using qualified entries are subject to parent or guardian approval. In the event the parent or guardian approval cannot be obtained, the prize will be forfeited.