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Alexander Makarov Caricature

There are always two queues at a Mass Spectrometry conference: the first at the hospitality bar, the second is for an autograph from  Prof Dr Alexander Makarov.

Well queue no more! You can win one of 3 caricatures of Prof Dr Makarov, autographed by the man himself. Enter our m/zNews competition today!


No purchase necessary to enter to win

How to enter:

To enter, complete the form in m/z News (Summer 2019 issue) ensuring you check the boxes to enter the competition and to continue to receive the newsletter.

Eligibility:

Participation is open only to mass spectrometry professionals 18 year an older who complete the registration form in m/zNews Edition #3 (June 2019). Eligible participants will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win one of three autographed prints of Dr Alexander Makarov, inventor of the Thermo Scientific Orbitrap mass spectrometer.

One entry per person.

Healthcare Professionals may not participate in this promotion. The term Healthcare Professionals includes clinical or non-clinical physicians (including MDs and MDs/Ph.D.s), and physician assistants, nurses, technicians, research coordinators, administrators and purchasing personnel and entities (including hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing facilities, home health agencies, clinics and group purchasing organizations, managed care organizations, physician group practices, medical directors for health insurance organizations) and their employees and representatives who are involved in the actual provision of health care services.

Officials may not participate in this promotion. Government Official shall mean: (i) Any officer or employee of a government or any department, agency or instrument of a government; (ii) Any person acting in an official capacity for or on behalf of a government or any department, agency, or instrument of a government; (iii) Any officer or employee of a company or business, university or institution owned or funded in whole or part by a government; (iv) Any officer or employee of a public international organization such as the World Bank or United Nations, the European Union or the World Health Organization; (v) Any officer or employee of a political party or any person acting in an official capacity on behalf of a political party; and/or (vi) Any candidate for political office.

Void where prohibited, licensed, or restricted by federal, state, provincial, or local laws, regulations, or agency/institutional policy. Determination of eligibility is at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Duration:

The Orbitrap Inventor Caricature Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins 20th June 2019. Completed submissions must be received by no later than 13st September 2019 to be included in the Sweepstakes.

Winner:

Three winners (“Winner”) will be randomly selected on 16th September 2019 from all eligible entries received. The Winners will be notified by email, telephone, or mail within approximately 7 days after the drawing date. If the winner is unreachable or does not make direct contact with the Sponsor by the date specified in the notification, or fails to accept the prize, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety and an alternate winner will be randomly selected from the remaining eligible entries.

Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received. The Winner must execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability release within 14 days of the date of notification. If the Winner fails to do so, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety and an alternate winner will be selected from the remaining eligible entries. The Winner must warrant that she or he is not a Healthcare Professional, nor prohibited by employment, contract, or law from entering the Sweepstakes or accepting a prize from the Sponsor.

The details (Name, Company, Country) of the three winners will be announced in a future issue of m/z News

Prize:

The Winner will receive a signed framed print of Dr Alexander Makarov caricature (retail value approximately $10 (USD)). No cash or other substitutions are permitted, except by the Sponsor, which reserves the right to substitute the prize with one of equal or greater value. No refunds or credits are allowed. Prize is not transferable. All taxes on the prize and reporting thereof are the sole responsibility of the Winner.

By entering the Sweepstakes, each participant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects.

Publicity:

Sponsor will publish the name of the Winner. The Winner consents to the use by Sponsor of Winner’s name and image in Sponsor’s press releases, announcements, or other marketing literature.

Indemnity; Disclaimers:

To the full extent allowed by law, participants and each Winner release, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and its affiliates, directors, officers and employees from all liability for any damages, injury or losses to any person (including death and bodily injury) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize or participation in any promotion-related activity or participation in this promotion. The Sponsor has not made any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE SPONSOR BE LIABLE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, WARRANTY, OR UNDER ANY STATUTE OR ON ANY OTHER BASIS FOR SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, MULTIPLE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SUSTAINED BY ANY WINNER OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY ARISING OUT OF THE SPONSOR'S PERFORMANCE OR FAILURE TO PERFORM ITS OBLIGATIONS RELATING TO THE AWARD OF THE PRIZE OR PERFORMANCE OF SERVICES, THE POSSESSION OR USE OF ANY PRODUCT, OR THE PERFORMANCE BY THE SPONSOR OF ANY SERVICES, WHETHER OR NOT FORESEEABLE AND WHETHER OR NOT THE SPONSOR IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF DATA, DOWNTIME, OR FOR LOSS OF REVENUE, PROFITS, GOODWILL, OR BUSINESS OR OTHER FINANCIAL LOSS.

Miscellaneous:

The promotion is sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific, 168 Third Avenue, Waltham, MA USA 02451. To obtain the name of the Winners, send a request with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Paul Humphrey, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Stafford House, Boundary Way, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 7GE, UK. If required pursuant to local law or internal rules, participant also represents and warrants that his/her employer or institution has approved the participation in the Sweepstakes. Employees of Sponsor and its affiliates, as well as their immediate family members and household members, are not eligible. All entries and their content become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. By entering the Sweepstakes, you are agreeing to receive further information from the Sponsor in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy policy, which can be found here.

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