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Survey Rules

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Thank you for participating in the Apex CoVantage (“Apex”) publishing survey (the “Survey”).  As a special incentive, we have arranged that the first 100 qualified respondents that complete the Survey will be sent as a thank-you gift a USD $5.00 Starbucks Card*. This incentive is not a contest, drawing, lottery or sweepstakes, and no luck or skill is involved; but there are some eligibility requirements to qualify for the Starbucks card, as follows:

  • You must be 18 years of age or older.
  • You cannot be an employee of Apex, or any Apex Affiliate†;
  • You must complete all of the mandatory questions in the Survey;
  • You must submit valid, complete business contact information (first name, last name, name of company and email address); and
  • Your Survey must be completed during the period between 12:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time (U.S.) (“EDT”) on June 20, 2017 and 11:59 PM EDT on July 18, 2017 (the “Eligibility Period”).‡

We will transmit the Starbucks cards electronically to the email addresses supplied by the first 100 qualified Survey respondents within ten (10) business days after the end of the Eligibility Period.

Your participation in, and completion of, the Survey constitutes your full acceptance of these Survey Rules and the decisions of Apex, which are final and binding. Only one Survey response per email address is allowed.  The information gathered as a consequence of the Survey and the Survey responses themselves will be used only for Apex internal business purposes and will not be re-used, sold or shared in any manner.

The Survey is sponsored, administered and fulfilled by Apex CoVantage, LLC, with offices located at 198 Van Buren Street, Suite 200 Presidents Plaza, Herndon, Virginia 20170 USA. By participating in the Survey, to the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, you agree to release and hold harmless Apex and its Affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (the “Indemnitees”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of your participation in the Survey, including property damage, personal injury or death. You further agree that in any cause of action, in no case will the Indemnitees be liable for attorneys’ fees, punitive, consequential, direct or indirect damages, and that you waive the right to claim any damages whatsoever.  Any disputes arising out of this Survey shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, without reference to its conflict of laws rules, and shall be subject to the sole the jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in Fairfax County, Virginia.  The transactions contemplated in this Survey are void where prohibited by law.


*Due to territorial restrictions associated with the Starbucks cards, this incentive is only available for respondents located in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Thailand, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom.

†For purposes of this survey, an Apex “Affiliate” means a company that is owned or controlled by, or under common ownership and control with, Apex.

‡Apex values, and will take into account completed surveys that are submitted outside the Eligibility Period, but those survey responses will not be eligible for the Starbucks card incentive.

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