10BEST READERS' CHOICE Official Rules
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Beginning June 24, 2014 - June 23, 2018, 10Best.com will post a list of up to 20 businesses by category (such as restaurants, hotels/resorts, vacation locations, new media bloggers/journalists) on www.10best.com/awards/ for public voting to determine the 10Best Readers' Choice. Every other week a new list of twenty (20) businesses in certain designated categories will be published on its website. Commencing on the date each list is posted, readers can vote for their favorite nominated business. Voting will continue for 28 days from date of initial publication for each new list of businesses. At the end of the 28 day voting period, the nominated businesses that have received the most eligible votes will be designated as the Readers' Choice for their respective categories and be awarded a badge of recognition as the 10Best Readers' Choice.
Voting. Vote(s) may be submitted by individuals who are at least 18 years old by going to www.10best.com/awards/. Residents of a European Union member state and individuals accessing the voting website from the European Union are not eligible to submit votes. Each 28 day voting period will commence at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time and end at 11:59 a.m. Eastern Time. Limit one (1) vote per person, per category, per day. Use of script, macro or any other automated system to vote is prohibited and all such votes will be void. Businesses are prohibited from obtaining votes by any fraudulent or inappropriate means, including, but not limited to, offering prizes or other inducements to members of the public, vote farming, or engaging in any other activity that artificially inflates the business' votes. Votes cast or received in violation of these Official Rules will be disregarded and disqualified. At the end of each monthly voting period, the 10Best Readers' Choice winner will be posted on www.10best.com/awards/.
Sponsor. The 10Best Readers' Choice is sponsored by 10Best.com. The decisions of 10Best.com regarding all aspects of the promotion shall be final and binding in all respects. 10Best.com will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to this promotion.
Participation. By participating, voters agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of 10Best.com. Voters may opt-in to receive e-mails from 10Best.com or those directed by 10Best.com. You can opt-out of the receipt of such e-mails by following the directions on 10Best.com or in any email received from 10Best.com. 10Best.com reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this promotion as solely determined by 10Best.com. In the event website is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of 10Best.com that corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation, 10Best.com reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the promotion. 10Best.com will not be responsible for failure to receive votes or other electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender of 10Best.com. In the event of a dispute, all votes will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. Any questions regarding the number of votes submitted by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by 10Best.com in its sole discretion. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
Use of Trademarks. 10Best.com owns all rights, title, and in interest in its name and logos, including but not limited to 10Best.com, 10Best.com Readers' Choice, and the 10Best.com Readers' Choice badge ("10Best.com Logos"). None of the 10Best.com Logos may be used, reproduced or published in form or for any purpose without the prior written permission of 10Best.com.