ReliaPrep™ RNA Cell Miniprep Systems Campaign Rules

Eligibility

Open to individuals who are at least 18 years old and are customers of Promega or visitors to the Promega website. The ReliaPrep™ RNA Miniprep Campaign is limited to one entry per person. Employees of Promega and members of the immediate families of such employees are not eligible. Employees of authorized Promega distributors are not eligible.

The ReliaPrep™ RNA Miniprep Campaign is not available in all geographic regions. Please check with your Promega representative or authorized Promega distributor for availability in your area. Void where prohibited by law and institutional policy.

Entry

Compare the ReliaPrep™ RNA Cell Miniprep System head-to-head with a similar product from your current supplier. After completing your comparison, return to www.promega.com/RNAextraction to answer a brief survey and submit your comparison data.

Please consider that your organization's internal policy may not allow you to receive incentives or your employer's permission may be requested before participating. Limit one entry per person.

The following paragraph illustrates the information you will be asked when submitting your entry into the challenge. Highlighted fields (in yellow) will be displayed publicly. The other fields will be used for Promega internal purposes only.

CONTACT INFORMATION: First name, last name (last name initial), email address, telephone, institute, street address, city, state/province (as applicable), postal code/ZIP, country.

EXPERIMENT INFORMATION: Did you compare the ReliaPrep™ RNA Cell Miniprep to another RNA purification system?, how would you define the primary purpose of your experiment, experimental organism, who is your current supplier of RNA purification reagents, who is your current supplier of RT and qPCR enzymes, experiment short description, experiment full description, how did the ReliaPrep™ RNA Cell Miniprep System perform compared to your current RNA extraction method, would you switch to the ReliaPrep™ RNA Cell Miniprep System (based on your results), would you recommend this product to a colleague.

OTHER INFORMATION: How do you measure purity and the quantity of your purified RNA? How do you screen for DNA contamination in your RNA preps? Have you encountered problems with DNA contamination in the past? How much RNA do you typically add for your downstream application (µl)?

DATA UPLOAD: Upload an image (.JPG, .GIF, .BMP or .PNG) from your computer showing a data example (gel image, assay result).

Reward

Scientists submitting the first 20 comparisons will be eligible to receive a special discount on RNA reagents from Promega for 1 year. A discount of 50% off from the catalog list price will apply for the ReliaPrep™ RNA Cell Miniprep System (catalog numbers Z6011 and Z6012).

A discount of 45% will apply for other RNA Products (ReliaPrep™ FFPE Total RNA Miniprep System (catalog number Z1002); Recombinant RNasin® Ribonuclease (catalog numbers N2511 or N2515); GoScript™ Reverse Transcriptase System (catalog numbers A5000 or A5001), GoTaq® 2-Step RT-qPCR System (catalog number A6010); GoTaq® 1-Step RT-qPCR System (catalog number A6020).

Scientists submitting the subsequent 100 comparisons will be eligible to receive a special discount on RNA reagents from Promega for 1 year. A discount of 35% off from the catalog list price will apply for the ReliaPrep™ RNA Cell Miniprep (catalog numbers Z6011 and Z6012).

A discount of 35% will apply for other RNA Products (ReliaPrep™ FFPE Total RNA Miniprep System (catalog number Z1002); Recombinant RNasin® Ribonuclease (catalog numbers N2511 or N2515); GoScript™ Reverse Transcriptase System (catalog numbers A5000 or A5001), GoTaq® 2-Step RT-qPCR System (catalog number A6010); GoTaq® 1-Step RT-qPCR System (catalog number A6020).

Promega reserves the right to limit quantities.

Only entries received through the online submission system will be eligible for submission rewards. If you cannot post data to the online system for any reason, you cannot participate in the ReliaPrep™ RNA Cell Miniprep Campaign.

Region-Specific Rules and Conditions

Applicable for data submitted after June 1, 2012.

SPAIN: 3000 Promega Points per submission.

Promotion may not be available in your regions. Contact your local office for local promotional details.

Discount cannot be combined with any other offers.

If participant is located in an area not supported by a Promega representative or authorized Promega distributor, the participant is responsible for all duty taxes, customs clearance cost and freight in a timely manner.

General

In case of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an online entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the email account is registered. The person granted the 12-month discount may be required to provide evidence that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry. Return of any reward notification as undeliverable will result in forfeiture of the reward.

Promega reserves the right to remove content submitted as a part of the ReliaPrep™ RNA Miniprep Campaign that it deems to be inappropriate, in its sole discretion.

By entering the ReliaPrep™ RNA Miniprep Campaign, you grant Promega the unrestricted right to use the information or data for marketing or commercial purposes.

No reward transfer or cash redemption permitted. No reward substitution, except by the sole discretion of Promega, in which case a reward of comparable or greater value will be awarded.

Taxes on rewards are the sole responsibility of the winner.

By participating, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by the rules and decisions of Promega which shall be final in all respects relating to the ReliaPrep™ RNA Miniprep Campaign, including without limitation the interpretation of this rule. Participants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Promega, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and their officers, directors, agents and representatives and their respective employees from any and all claims, charges, injuries, liability, losses and/or damages of any kind resulting from or arising out of the participation in the ReliaPrep™ RNA Miniprep Campaign. Promega, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and their officers, directors, agents and representatives and their respective employees are not responsible and shall not be liable for: (a) late entries due to delays in delivery of product or product samples, (b) any condition caused by events beyond the control of Promega that may cause your entry to be disrupted or delayed.

Discount offer ends May 2013.