Terms and Conditions


HOW TO ENTER: To enter, simply complete and submit the Monarch® Sample Feedback Survey (the “Survey”).

ELIGIBILITY: Participation is open only to life science professionals 18 years and older in the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Malta, Isle of Man, who try a sample of one of New England Biolab’s Monarch® Nucleic Acid Purification Kits and submit a completed Survey. Healthcare Professionals, whose institutions or regional regulations prohibit participation, may not participate in this promotion. The term Healthcare Professionals includes individuals (clinical or non-clinical physicians, physician assistants, nurses, technicians, research coordinators, administrators and purchasing personnel, etc.) 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, etc.) and their employees and representatives who are involved in the actual provision of health care services.

Government Officials in Europe 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 owned 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.

Offer void where prohibited, licensed, or restricted by federal, state, provincial, or local laws, regulations, or agency/institutional policies. Other restrictions may apply. Sample sizes include ten preps as compared to actual full sized products which are 50 preps (small) and 250 preps (large). Determination of eligibility is at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Limit one submission per person.

DURATION: In order to be entered to win a prize, completed Surveys must be received by Sponsor no later than June 30 2016 at 8:00p.m. US Eastern Time. The promotion will run from Jan 11, 2016 to June 30, 2016 or when promotional supplies are depleted, whichever is earlier.

WINNERS: Fifty-one winners (each a “Winner”) will be randomly drawn from all eligible entries on approximately the first day of each month of February 2016 through July 2016. February 2016 will be the first drawing and the final drawing will be held in the first week of July, 2016. Winners will be notified by email, within approximately fourteen days after the drawing date. If a 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 applicable 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. Each Winner must warrant that she or he is not a Healthcare Professional and, if located in Europe, not a Government Official, nor prohibited by employment, contract, or law from entering the promotion or accepting a prize from Sponsor.

PRIZES: The first fifteen names drawn each month during the term of the promotion will each win one First Prize, which is an NEB Butterfly USB drive (approximate retail value $15 (USD)). The next twenty-five names drawn each month during the term of the promotion will each win one Second Prize, which is a Laboratory Bench collection bin (approximate retail value $30 (USD)). The next ten names drawn each month during the term of the promotion will each win one Third Prize, which is a portable solar charger (approximate retail value $30 (USD)). The final name drawn each month during the term of the promotion will win one Fourth Prize, which is a Nest Learning Thermostat (approximate value $249 (USD)). No cash or other substitutions are permitted, except by the Sponsor, which reserves the right to substitute a prize with one of equal or greater value. No refunds or credits are allowed. Prizes are not transferable. All taxes on the prize and reporting thereof are the sole responsibility of the Winners. Please allow 4 weeks for delivery of a prize.

PUBLICITY: Sponsor will publish the name of the Winners. Winners consent to the use by Sponsor of Winners’ names and images 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 a 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 New England Biolabs, Inc., (“Sponsor”). To obtain the Winners’ names, send a request with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Attn: Kari Goodwin, New England Biolabs Inc., 240 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938. As an alternative to the entry process described above, prospective participants may enter this promotion by sending an email with the participant’s name, telephone number, email address and mailing address, and a request to be entered into this promotion, to monarch@neb.com. Include the name “Monarch™ Promotion” in the subject header.  If you enter in this manner you agree to the terms of these terms and conditions. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend or terminate the promotion at any time. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the promotion or in the announcement of the prizes. 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 promotion. 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. This promotion shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of the commonwealth of Massachusetts without reference to its choice-of-law doctrines. By entering the promotion, you are agreeing to receive further information from Sponsor in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy policy, which can be found here https://www.neb.com/privacy-policy.

By entering the promotion, 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.

Nest Labs, Inc. is not a sponsor of this promotion.

Nest is a trademark of Nest Labs, Inc.

Monarch® is a registered trademark of New England Biolabs., Inc.