c07-awards

Program for Informatica World / Innovation Awards 2018
Official Rules

Terms and Conditions

1) Innovation Award nominees agree, that should they win, they may be recognized via the following vehicles:
a. Press release
b. Case study: written and/or video
c. Logo use at Informatica World and on Informatica.com
d. Informatica World onsite recognition
e. Social Media
f. Winner trophy

2) In the case of a partner/customer joint nominee, both the customer and partner must approve a joint nomination as a pre-requisite for consideration.

Prize

Each winner will receive one free admission only (not travel) pass to Informatica World 2018. The approximate prize value for the winner is: $2295. The prize is not transferable. No substitutions or exchanges (including for cash) of the prize will be permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. The prize will be awarded "AS IS" and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). ALL FEDERAL, STATE, PROVINCIAL AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF THE PRIZE IS SOLELY YOUR RESPONSIBILITY. Winners may be required to supply a taxpayer ID number prior to the award of prize. Sponsor may file an IRS Form 1099 with the Internal Revenue Service for the fair market value of any prize.

Judging criteria

A panel of judges will assess each entry that has been nominated and confirmed during the Promotion Period and select two Honorees and one Winner in each category based on the following criteria:

1. Transformational Impact
The nominated solution demonstrates the power of intelligent data disruption to effect business, operational, and/or financial transformation at the customer’s organization. The nomination demonstrates leadership in using Informatica solutions to achieve tangible, measurable benefits/results.

2. Creativity and Innovation
The nominated solution demonstrates an innovative approach to leveraging the unleashing the disruptive power of data. The data-driven solution can be used as the basis for further innovation and business/operational impact within the organization.

3. Scope and Complexity
The solution benefited the entire organization, or multiple areas within the organization, and gained support of various stakeholders and decision makers/influencers. The effort required the collaboration of cross-discipline team members and solved a critical business need.

4. Environmental or Social Impact
There is a positive human, cultural, or environmental impact associated with this initiative or program.

General Terms

1. Sponsor of this promotion is Informatica LLC, 2100 Seaport Boulevard, Redwood City, CA 94063 USA.

2. This promotion begins on November 27, 2017 and ends on February 23, 2018 (the “Promotion Period”). Sponsor’s systems are the official time-keeping devices. All entries must be submitted and received during the Promotion Period.

3. Nominees must be a current customer of Sponsor who is in good standing.

4. Sponsor will notify winner(s) by email address associated with the winner’s nomination, and/or by other means provided within the promotion materials, within approximately ten (10) days following the completion of the Promotion Period. Sponsor is not responsible for any delay or failure to receive notification for any reason, including inactive email account(s), technical difficulties associated therewith, or winner’s failure to adequately monitor any account. Winner has fourteen (14) days to respond to Sponsor. Should a winner fail to respond to Sponsor within the specified time period or to executed other documents as required by these Official Rules, Sponsor will disqualify that winner and may (but is not required to) select a new winner.

5. By participating, you agree to abide by these terms and conditions and any decision Sponsor makes regarding this promotion (including awarding of any prize), which Sponsor shall make in its sole discretion. By confirming the nomination or accepting any prize, winner allows Sponsor to use the winner’s submission, name, photograph, likeness, voice, prize information, and biographical information for publicity and promotional purposes without further compensation. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any participant or winner who, in Sponsor’s reasonable and sole opinion, tampers with the entry or selection process, violates any of these terms and conditions, or acts in a manner unbecoming a participant or winner. By confirming a nomination for this promotion, you also agree to receive marketing communications from Sponsor and its affiliates and Sponsor’s use of your company name and logo in connection with Sponsor’s announcement of promotion winners.

6. SPONSOR, SPONSOR’S AGENTS, SPONSOR’S CONTRACTORS AND SPONSOR’S AFFILIATES MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRAY IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF SPONSOR, SPONSOR’S AGENTS, SPONSOR’S CONTRACTORS AND SPONSOR’S AFFILIATES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS PROMOTION, INCLUDING THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, HOWEVER CAUSED, AND UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, INCLUDING CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORT, SHALL BE LIMITED TO DIRECT DAMAGES NOT TO EXCEED $1,000. IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR, SPONSOR’S AGENTS, SPONSOR’S CONTRACTORS OR SPONSOR’S AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS, REVENUE, DATA OR DATA USE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THESE LIMITATIONS WILL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING THE FAILURE OF THE ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY REMEDY.

7. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or suspend the promotion at any time and to amend these terms and conditions, with or without prior notice and for any reason or no reason.

8. These terms and conditions are governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California and the United States of America. The forum and venue for any dispute arising out of or relating to these terms and conditions will be the courts located in San Mateo County, California USA.

9. The winner (a) hereby grants to the Sponsor the right to use the information contained in all nominations confirmed by winner for the purpose of announcing the prize winner(s) and promoting the use of Sponsor’s products and services; (b) hereby grants to the Sponsor the right to use the winner’s tradename, trademark, and logos for publicity and promotional purposes relating to the Contest, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, without further compensation unless prohibited by law; and (c) agrees to serve as a reference account for Sponsor.

10. As a condition of being awarded any prize, a potential winner may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability, and/or Publicity Release, (as applicable), and any other legal, regulatory, or tax-related documents required by Sponsor in its sole discretion, in each case, within five (5) days of issuance by Sponsor without further compensation.

11. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. THIS PROMOTION IS OPEN ONLY TO INDIVIDUALS OR FOR-PROFIT COMPANIES THAT RESIDE IN A JURISDICTION WHERE IS IT LEGAL TO ENTER THE PROMOTION.

12. Submitters may e-mail any questions to cawright@informatica.com or send written questions to 2100 Seaport Blvd., Redwood City, CA 94063, Attn: IW18 Innovation Awards.