Insyte Consulting's 2017 "Cool Manufacturing" Photo Contest


Contest Rules


1.     Eligibility: This contest is open only to those who submit on-line photos at ,  are at least 18 years of age as of August 1, 2017, and  have the WNY manufacturer's permission to submit photos taken at their facility.  Contestants may submit more than one photo but all submissions must have the permission of the WNY manufacturer depicted in the photo.  The contest is only open to legal residents of NYS and is void where prohibited by law.  Employees of Insyte Consulting, and their immediate families, are not eligible. The contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  Void where prohibited.  All photos submitted become the property of Insyte Consulting and may be used at Insyte Consulting's discretion for marketing purposes.

2.    Agreement to the Rules:  By participating the Contestant ("You") agree to be fully unconditional bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of Insyte Consulting as final and binding as it relates to the outcome of the contest. 

3.    Contest Period: Entries will be accepted online starting August 1, 2017 and ending September 8, 2017.  All online entries must be received by midnight on September 8, 2017.


4.   How to Enter: The contest must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided at  The entry must fulfill all contest requirements, as specified, to be submitted and eligible to win a prize.  Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Insyte Consulting.  Contestants may submit more than one photo, but all photos submitted must have the permission of the WNY manufacturer depicted in the photo. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission(s) may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Insyte Consulting. 

5.    Prize: The Winner(s) of the Contest ("Winner") will receive a $500 cash prize.  The Winner's photo will also be used in Insyte Consulting's October 6, 2017 advertisement in Buffalo's Business First newspaper.  The prize is nontransferable.  Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of the Winner. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Insyte Consulting to use the Winner's name, likeness and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. 

6.    Odds:  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received and the quality of the entries. 

7.    Winner Selection and Notification:  Winner will be selected by vote under the supervision of Insyte Consulting.  Winner will be notified by phone and email within five (5) days following the selection of the Winner.  Insyte Consulting shall have no liability for Winner's failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner's provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information.  If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 30 days from the time of award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected.  Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Contest is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (at Insyte Consulting's sole discretion) will result in Winner's disqualification as winner of the contest, and all privileges as winner will be immediately terminated. 

8.    Rights Granted by You:  By entering this photo, You understand and agree that Insyte Consulting, anyone acting on behalf of Insyte Consulting, and Insyte Consulting's licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Contest, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes, without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.  By entering this contest, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party's proprietary or intellectual property rights.  If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of Insyte Consulting.  If your photo is claimed to constitute infringement upon any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend, or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Insyte Consulting from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Insyte Consulting may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party's right.

9.    Terms & Conditions:  Insyte Consulting reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Insyte Consulting's control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Contest. In such case, Insyte Consulting may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Insyte Consulting.  Insyte Consulting reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.  Insyte Consulting has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Contest, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by the Contest rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering.  Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws.  Should such attempt be made, Insyte Consulting reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. 

10:  Limitations of Liability:  By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Insyte Consulting and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant's participation in the Contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries. 

11.  Disputes:  THIS Contest IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE USA AND NYS.  WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES.  As a condition of participating in this Contest, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in NYS having jurisdiction.  Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney's fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with enter this Contest).  Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

12.  Privacy Policy:  Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Insyte Consulting website. 

13.  Sponsor:  The Sponsor of the Contest is Insyte Consulting. 

14.  Facebook:  The Contest hosted by Insyte Consulting is in no way sponsored, administered by, or associated with Facebook.

15.  By participating in the Contest, You, the Contestant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules and Regulations.