Terms

RULES & VOTING DEFINITION

By participating and/or voting in Local Top 10, you agree to be bound by these rules and all final decisions of the judges. Local Top 10 is administered by a neutral third party, Web Services LLC, on behalf of WPLG / Local10.com.

DAILY VOTING FREQUENCY

Individuals may cast up to one (1) vote in each business category during each day of the open voting period. Voting resets every night at 12:00 AM EST. Voting ends March 10th, 2014.

VOTING MECHANISMS

Votes are to be cast by individuals only with unique email addresses or Facebook account credentials. Automated or multiple voting mechanisms are strictly prohibited. Any votes suspected by the judges to be fraudulent may be disqualified, in the judges’ sole discretion, and could affect the final standings prior to announcement. WPLG Local 10 reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend this contest, in part or in its entirety, should virus, tampering, fraud, technical difficulties or other causes beyond its control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper administration of the contest, or for any reason whatsoever. WPLG Local 10 further reserves the right to modify these rules at any time during the voting period for any reason, in its sole discretion.

BUSINESS OWNERS

Individual businesses may only have one (1) listing at any time. Businesses with multiple locations, branches or franchises are to list these locations under a single profile. Businesses who create more than one listing may have the extraneous listings deleted without warning. Votes are unable to be transferred to other listings.

BUSINESS CATEGORY CHANGES

If a claimed, participating business changes its business category during the open voting period, it will cause the vote count for that business to be reset to zero. In order to request a business category change, businesses should:

  • Claim ownership of the business via Authorization Code or ‘Claim this Business’ in the lower left of the place page
  • After businesses claim acceptance, click ‘Biz Central’ and the name of the business to access category change screen
  • If votes have already been placed in the primary category, click ‘Contact Us’ to submit a request for category change. THIS PROCESS WILL RESET VOTES TO ZERO.

COMPLAINTS & DISPUTES

In the event of a dispute, Web Services LLC shall request one (1) written statement from each complaining or refuting businesses. Web Services LLC shall use this communication and its website access logs to determine an outcome of a dispute, which shall be final. To initiate a complaint or dispute, click ‘Help’ from the voting screens or email support@local10vote.com.

LIABILITIES

Participating businesses will be civil and not launch personal attacks against other competitors or businesses, or tamper with or hack into the system. Web Services LLC and WPLG are not responsible for content posted by third parties on any business page and businesses are solely responsible for the content posted by their representatives on any business page. Nevertheless, Web Services LLC and WPLG reserves the right to delete, move, or edit content in their discretion. This contest is also governed by Local 10’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

By participating in Local Top 10, participants give full consent to WPLG to use his/her/its name, likeness, city and state in all forms of advertising, promotional, editorial, marketing and collateral materials without additional compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law.

If you would like to be removed from the contest, or have any questions or concerns regarding its administration, contact Web Services LLC at support@local10vote.com