Contest Rules

Bionano Genomics® Contest Official Rules



The Bionano Genomics® Contest (the “Contest”) is being sponsored by Bionano Genomics, Inc. (the “Sponsor”) and will take place at the ASHG 2018 convention located in San Diego, CA, beginning on Wednesday, 17 October 2018, at 9:00am PST and ending on Friday, 19 October 2018 at 11:30am PST. To enter the Contest, you must complete the following steps: (1) visit our booth and take a photo of yourself in front of our designated chromosome background; and (2) follow us and share the photo on Twitter or Instagram by tagging @bionanogenomics and adding both of the hashtags #maketherightcall and #ashg18. By participating in the Contest, you represent that you are not prohibited by employment, law, regulation, industry code of conduct or the policies or practices of your institution or employer from participating. The Contest is void wherever prohibited by law or where registration or bonding is required, and is subject to all applicable laws and applicable regulations and/or industry codes of conduct.


The Contest is open only to all natural persons who are ASHG conference attendees and 18 years or older at the time of entry. Each Contest entrant may only submit one entry. Any entrant who attempts to make entries via the use of multiple or false identities, false contact information or by any other means deemed to be in violation of the Contest rules as determined by the Sponsor in the Sponsor’s sole discretion will be disqualified. Void outside the USA, in Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands and other United States territories and possessions. Individuals such as, but not limited to, certain government employees, who are prohibited by the terms of their employment or applicable law from participating in this Contest, are not eligible. Determination of eligibility is at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies of Sponsor, and immediate family members and employees, officers and directors of Sponsor or those living in their same household, are not eligible to participate. Individuals entering on behalf of their institution/employer give permission to Sponsor to contact them about its products and services, whether or not selected to receive the Contest Prize.


The Sponsor will select one Contest winner (the “Winner”) from all qualifying entries. One random drawing will take place on Friday, 19 October 2018, at approximately 11:30am PST. A purchase or payment will not improve your chances of winning. The odds of winning the Contest will depend on the number of eligible entries received, according to the eligibility requirements of the Contest.


The following prize (the “Prize”) will be awarded to the Winner:

One iPhone XR (blue model, 128GB)

Only one Prize will be awarded. All taxes on the Prize are solely the responsibility of the Winner or the Winner’s designated recipient. Sponsor will notify the Winner through direct message in Twitter or Instagram, at Sponsor’s discretion and will coordinate the shipment of the Prize to the Winner’s designated location. Sponsor will pay the shipping costs for the delivery of the Prize to the Winner but will not be responsible for any damage to the Prize during the process of shipment or delivery. The Winner agrees to accept the Prize “as-is” and hereby acknowledges that the Sponsor will not be responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guaranty relating to the quality or condition of the Prize, including warranties provided by the manufacturer of the Prize. No substitutions or cash awards are available. No financial or other compensation will be made for any other purpose.


By accepting the Prize, Winner consents to Sponsor’s use of the Winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, company information and text of interviews or statements without additional compensation or opportunity for review, unless prohibited by law, for promotional or other publicity purposes in any geography or in any media whatsoever now known or hereafter developed throughout the world. BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, YOU RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, ITS PARENT, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, EMPOYESS AND AGENTS FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, LIABILITY, INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST OR ACCEPTANCE AND/OR USE OF THE PRIZE. SPONSOR MAKES NO WARRANTY, GUARANTEE OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND CONCERNING ANY PRIZE, AND SPONSOR DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OR MERCHANTABILITY, WARRANTY OF FITNESS AND ANY OTHER IMPLIED WARRANTY. YOU HEREBY AGREE TO HOLD SPONSOR HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY THIRD-PARTY CLAIM ARISING FROM USE OF THE PRIZE. This release shall be binding upon you and your heirs, legal representatives, and assigns.


All federal laws and regulations apply. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to refuse, disqualify or withdraw any entry at any time. In the event of non-compliance with the Contest rules, the selected entrant designated as the Winner may be disqualified and an alternate entrant may be selected, at Sponsor’s discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to suspend, cancel, or modify the Contest as determined by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion. In no event will more than one Prize be awarded. Sponsor is not responsible for printing errors. All matters concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these official rules, or rights and obligations of entrants and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California (“CA”). The courts of CA in San Diego shall be the exclusive forum for any dispute relating to these official rules and/or this Contest. All entrants and winners agree, by their participation in the Contest, to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of CA in San Diego. By participating, recipients agree to these Terms and Conditions. The determination of each Contest recipient by Sponsor shall be final and binding in all respects. By participating in this Program, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware, malfunctions of any kind. You assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Contest or use or redemption of the Prize.


The Sponsor of the Contest is Bionano Genomics, Inc., 9640 Towne Centre Drive, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92121, United States of America. Apple Inc. and any of its affiliates or agents is not a participant in or sponsor of the Contest in any manner. © 2018 Bionano Genomics, Inc. Bionano Genomics®, Saphyr®, Saphyr Chip® and Bionano Access® are trademarks of Bionano Genomics Inc. All other trademarks are the sole property of their respective owners.

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