February 4, 2018 by Andreea Bondoc
Short version rules:
How to participate:
Step 1: Purchase at least one service at Power Of Invisible
Step 2: Submit personal details & Receipt (Proof of Purchase) H E R E
Contest period: 4 Feb 2018 – until reach the last customer 1000’s order
Grand Prize – 2 pax X 10 days in Asia worth USD 14,000.00/2 pax
2nd Prize – 1 X iPhone X
3rd Prize – 1 X iPhone 8+
Final submission is until 1000 people will reach to purchase one of the services.
- Winners will be announced in within two (2) weeks after competition is closed on Power Of Invisible Facebook Page
Winners will be contacted within two (2) weeks after the Winners Announcement – either via call or an email will be sent to the winners to confirm their personal details & Receipt (Proof of Purchase).
- Winners must respond to such notification within 48 hours of being contacted to confirm his/her participation. Failure to confirm by the set deadline means forfeiture of the prize.
- *Winners’ names may be published in advertising material or in the press.
Free gift redemption:
- The gift is non-exchangeable for cash or any other gift.
- Power Of Invisible reserves the right to replace the gift with any other gift, amend the promotion period or cancel the promotion without prior notice.
- Power Of Invisible reserves the right to vary, delete or add to any of these Terms and Conditions without any prior notice. Participants are encouraged to refer the latest version of Terms & Conditions uploaded on Power Of Invisible Facebook Page from time to time.
- Other Terms & Conditions are applicable.
Long version rules (Buy & Win Terms and Conditions):
The Contest is a purchased-based competition in which participants will need to buy one or more Power Of Invisible’s services to be selected as winner, as selected by Organizer/Sponsor and the Power Of Invisible Team (“POI Team”) (together with Organizer/Sponsor, the “Contest Entities”). The user of the winning entry (the “Winner”) will be awarded the opportunity to travel on a reporting trip as the guest of Power Of Invisible Team. Participants will need to purchase one or more of services, then will be eligible to enter competition and rated by the Contest Entities. The winner will also have an opportunity to submit a regular report from the trip on Power Of Invisible. By participating in this Contest, each participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and to the decisions of Organizer/Sponsor and the judge(s) selected by Organizer/Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters relating to the Contest. The Contest will operate as described below, on/or about the stated dates:
The Contest submission period begins on February 4, 2017 and ends when the 1000 users of Power Of Invisible platform have had completed one or more purchases (the “Contest Period”).
Eligible submissions will be reviewed by judge(s) selected in the sole discretion of Organizer/Sponsor and will be judged in accordance with Terms and Conditions of these Official Rules. One (1) winner (the “Winner”) will be selected, which will be eligible to take another person on the trip with same facilities included as for the winner.
Organizer/Sponsor will attempt to contact the Winner, or an alternate if necessary, in accordance with Terms and Conditions of these Official Rules. The Winner will be publicly announced early after the competition is closed.
By submitting an entry, entrants shall be deemed to have read, understood, accepted and agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of the competition.
Facebook is not a sponsor of this Promotion.
In the event of any dispute regarding the Terms, results and all other matters relating to the Competition, Power Of Invisible decision will be final and binding and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.
Qualifying Entrants and Eligibility:
The Contest is void in countries where it is prohibited by law. Individuals located in a country restricted by applicable controls and sanctions or other laws or regulations as they relate to this Promotion are ineligible to participate in the Promotion. Each entrant must ensure that his or her participation in the competition (including the acceptance of any prize awarded) is lawful in accordance with the laws of the country of which he or she is a citizen and/or resides, and/or happens to be at the time the entry is made. Power Of Invisible shall not be taken to make any representations, express or implied, as to the lawfulness of any individual’s participation, or as to any other aspect of the Contest.
The Contest is open to individuals who are all legal residents around the world. Each Entrant must be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry. The following individuals are not eligible to enter or win a prize: employees, representatives, agents, directors, and officers of the Contest Entities and their subsidiary, or affiliated companies, and any other parties involved in the administration of the Contest and each of the immediate family members of such excluded individuals (e. spouses, parents, children, siblings, and the “steps” of each) and all persons living in the same household of each. Subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
The Winner must be available for travel on the dates selected by Power Of Invisible staff. The Winner must also demonstrate to Organizer/Sponsor, at least thirty (30) days prior to departure, the ability to obtain in timely fashion (i) a valid passport; and (ii) medical clearance, following a physical examination performed within thirty (30) days of the proposed trip. All information submitted is subject to verification by Organizer/Sponsor. The Organizer/Sponsor will not guarantee the visas or transit visas. If the Winner is not able to apply for visas or the visas will not be guaranteed, the winner is disqualified and a new Winner will be notified.
The Organizer/Sponsor will award the Prize only upon winner confirmation, verification and final approval. By submitting an entry, each Entrant represents and warrants that there are no limits on the rights of the Entrant to enter this Contest, nor will any Entrant enter into any agreement or assume any obligation that limits the right or ability of that Entrant to participate in the Contest, or grant to Organizer/Sponsor the specified rights as contemplated by Terms and Conditions of these Official Rules.
Entry constitutes each Entrant’s certification that the Entrant meets the eligibility requirements set forth in these Official Rules. Organizer/Sponsor reserves the right to verify and confirm each Entrant’s age and compliance with other eligibility requirements. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
Rules of Entry:
The Competition must be entered as per any instructions set out for the Competition on Power Of Invisible Website and Power Of Invisible Facebook page. No entries will be accepted after the Closing Date, which will be after the last 1000 user purchased. Power Of Invisible accept no responsibility for entries which are incomplete, illegible, lost or delayed in transit.
To register for the Competition, Qualifying Entrants must, during the Competition Period, visit the Websites and purchase one or more services and products. There is no limit of one entry per person.
Applications to participate in the Competition can only be made via Power Of Invisible Website and Facebook page. All Applications are subject to acceptance by Power Of Invisible. The Entrant agrees that Power Of Invisible shall not be liable as a result of any refusal or failure to accept an application and no compensation shall be payable to any person in consequence of such action.
Any Entrant, who fails to abide by any of these Terms or fails to meet the entry criteria set out in these Terms, may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the Power Of Invsible.
The Prize is non-transferable, subject to availability and there is no cash alternative.
How to Participate:
This Contest is worldwide open.
This Contest is held from 4th February until the 1000 users will purchased at least one Power Of Invisible services. On the 1000th person the competition will be declared closed.
- By joining this Contest, the participants declare that he/she has read and understood the Terms & Conditions herein and agrees to be bound by the same.
- Participants are required to purchase at least one service from Power Of Invisible website.
- Participants are required to KEEP the official receipt issued by the retailers and serial number of the purchased.
- Participants are required to fill in the online form H E R E
- Details required to fill in the online form are: Full Name, I/C Number, Contact Number, Email Address, Delivery Address, Proof of Purchase (snap photo of the receipt & upload), for verification purposes. All sensitive information will be kept private and confidential and will not be publicized.
- Participants have to be 18 years and above (as of 4 February 2018) to be eligible for this Contest. Age will be checked via IC number if chosen as winner.
- Participants are advised to keep updated from time to time on this Contest on the official Power Of Invisible Facebook page preferably turning on notification for easier reference to ensure participants does not miss out any important details by the start of the Contest.
Grand Prize 2 X Travel Voucher Worth USD 14,000.00 will be fulfilled by the following:
- 2 persons X 12 days (flights and transfers included)
- Destination: Asia
- Stable itinerary: India, Bali, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Laos/Cambodia/Myanmar, China + a chance to enter a contest next year to Tibet
- Purpose of the journey: discover the technology of wellbeing; meet healers, masters, gurus; trying unconventional techniques for wellbeing
How is working: for every service bought you enter the competition; share with friends, leave your email, like our pages on social media
For 2 services bought enter 10 times chances
For 3 services bought enter 15 times chances
Extra bonus: for Feng Shui engagement or order get a city-break in a 2000 km area of your home + 10 times chances higher
For a new committed referral get 1 times chances more
Share the feedback in a essay.
One (1) Prize: The Winner will receive the opportunity to travel on one (1) trip with Power Of Invisible staff, including a round trip airplane ticket, all trip-related meals, lodging and transportation, and other out-of-pocket expenses of Sponsor’s choosing and his/her Essay may be published on Power Of Invisible. The approximate retail value of the Prize is Fourteen Thousand Dollars ($14,000.00). The Prize is non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Organizer/Sponsor’s sole discretion. Organizer/Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with their prize receipt and/or use.
Use of this vouchers are restricted to Power Of Invisible tour packages available at the time of redemption, and cannot be used to pay for any charges or fees related to taxes, fuel, visa, travel insurance, tips, etc.
This voucher is valid for one-time use only and is not refundable, not transferable and not exchangeable for cash (winners are required to comply with such terms and conditions.)
Winners are bound by existing terms and conditions set by the sponsors, for the Prize redemption at the time of redemption.
The value of this travel voucher shall be as specified herein.
No change shall be given for purchases below the voucher value. This voucher can only be redeemed at Organizer/Sponsor Vacation by the redeemer. The original voucher must be presented, and photocopy is strictly prohibited. This voucher shall be invalid once it has been defaced, tampered or mutilated.
Winners will be based upon a lucky draw.
In the event the shortlisted participant does not revert with contact details and complete proof of purchase via email within the given time-line the Organizer/Sponsor reserves the right to select the next qualified participant. The Organizer/Sponsor will not be held liable in the event the eligible participant cannot be contacted for whatever reasons and is not obliged to provide documentary proof of attempt to contact the participant.
Failure to submit the above mentioned documents and proof of purchase within the stipulated time period and/or inconsistencies in the Participant’s personal details or Serial Number (S/N) or incomplete receipt or mismatched purchase date will result in automatic disqualification. Such documents and proof of purchase submitted are subject to further verification by Organizer/Sponsor.
Identification and purchase receipt must be consistent with the name in the IC provided. Otherwise, the shortlisted participant shall be requested to provide an authorization and undertaking letter from the actual purchaser of the Power Of Invisible to the Organizer/Sponsor for the Organizer/Sponsor’s further consideration submit as proof of acknowledgment from the purchaser.
Each winner is entitled to win only one (1) Prize throughout the whole the Contest Period. Winners’ announcement will be made on the Power Of Invisible website and Facebook page.
The decision of Power Of Invisible is final and irrevocable. Power Of Invisible reserves the right to deem invalid any entries with incomplete and questionable requirements. Prizes and tokens are non-transferable and non-convertible to cash.
Winner shall assume full responsibility in case of any accident, damage or claim resulting from participation of this Contest and/or usage and/or redemption of their Prize.
Arrangement of schedule, flight tickets, hotel accommodation and others related to the use of travel voucher are strictly between the winner and the designated travel agency only. The Organizer/Sponsor shall not be involved in any part of arrangement dealings and shall not be responsible for any loss, costs, damages howsoever incurred arising out of or in connection to the use and redemption of the Prize.
Power Of Invisible reserves the right to modify rules, cancel and/or extend the contest at any time for any reason without notice or prior warning.
Power Of Invisible reserves the right to disqualify the winner should there be any discrepancies or issues found, even after the official announcement of the winner.
In case of any dispute on the selection of winner(s) and/or the Prize, the Sponsor/Organizer reserves the right to make the final decision. All Prizes are redeemed on an “as is” basis and are not exchangeable for credit, other items or voucher in part or in full.
The Sponsor/Organizer reserves the right to substitute the Prize with another of similar value without prior notice. All prizes are not transferable, non-refundable and non-exchangeable for cash.
The potential Winner, as determined by the judges, will be notified by e-mail (via the e-mail address listed on the Entry Form) or phone and will be required to respond (as directed) to the notification attempt. Failure to respond timely to the notification may result in forfeiture of participation in the Contest and, in such case, Organizer/Sponsor will select an alternate Winner. The potential Winner will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (where legally permissible) and other documents required by Organizer/Sponsor within a reasonable amount of time, as determined by Organizer/Sponsor in its sole discretion. If the potential Winner cannot be contacted by e-mail after the first attempt, or if the potential Winner fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period (if applicable), or if the potential Winner is unavailable to travel on the dates specified by Organizer/Sponsor, the potential Winner will be disqualified and an alternate entry will be selected in its place from all eligible entries received according to the judging criteria described above. Organizer/Sponsor reserves the right to extend or modify the Winner notification and announcement schedule as Organizer/Sponsor deems necessary in its sole discretion to complete the verification process contemplated by these Official Rules and/or to select an alternate Winner.
By entering the Contest, you are communicating with and/or its third party service providers or agencies electronically. By doing so, you agree to receive communications from Power Of Invisible electronically, and/or its third party service provider or agencies will communicate with you by either electronic mail at the electronic mail address provided by you or call or direct message that may be generally designated in advance for such purpose. You consent to receiving electronically all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that Power Of Invisible and/or its third party service providers or agencies provide to you.
Each participant represents and warrants that:
- his/her Entry is original and has not been previously published, he/she possesses the exclusive rights to each Entry submitted hereunder has the full and unrestricted right to transfer the same to Power Of Invisible free and clear of any claims or encumbrances, and that the Entry shall not infringe the intellectual property, privacy, publicity or other rights or interest of any third party or result in any other liability; and
- his/her Entry does not contain anything that may be deemed by to be inaccurate, misleading, pornographic, offensive, libellous, defamatory, obscene, indecent, sexually explicit, hateful, political, racist, religious, blasphemous, harassing or threatening or otherwise illegal, offensive or objectionable. Each participant shall not submit or publish an Entry(ies) that solicits funds or includes programs that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs or any other programmes designed to impair the operation and functionality of the Contest site or sites linked to the Contest site. reserves the right to moderate the Entries also reserves the right to remove and disqualify any Entry in breach of these Terms and Conditions and to report such violations to the authorities if deemed necessary.
Each participant agrees that to the extent permitted by law, Power Of Invisible shall be at liberty to publish, promote, copy, reproduce, transmit, display (including and without limitation on Instagram, edit, adapt, modify, create derivative works of and/or otherwise distribute or use his/her particulars (including any publicly available Instagram or Facebook profile photo and details) and/or the Entries (or any part thereof, including to add branding at its sole discretion):
- in connection with this Contest and/or Power Of Invisible services;
- for the promotion and publicity of this Contest and/or Power Of Invisible services;
- in any manner, format or media whether now known or hereinafter created, and in any part of the world, including without limitation on online platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram;
- at Power Of Invisible sole direction; and
- royalty-free and without any obligation of attribution or consent. For the avoidance of doubt, Power Of Invisible expressly reserves the right to adapt, edit and/or modify each Entry to include any logo, branding, name, mark, product image in respect of any Entry or such derivative work thereof, for any promotional or marketing purposes of Power Of Invisible branding and/or products and services. Each participant agrees to take part in any and all marketing, promotional, publicity exercises with respect to the Contest; agrees for Power Of Invisible to use his/her name, voice, photograph, likeness or other personal identifiable information in any media for the promotion and publicity of this Contest and/or Power Of Invisible services; and grants to Power Of Invisible all consents and waivers necessary hereunder, including in respect of any promotional photographs and/or audio/ video recordings taken in respect of the Contest.
Each participants consents and agrees that his/her Entry may be made available by Power Of Invisible for viewing and commenting on by the public, and that comments or ratings that he/she disagrees with or is unhappy about may be published or otherwise become associated with Entry.
As a condition of the Contest, where required by Power Of Invisible, the winners shall enter into a separate agreement in writing setting out all other applicable terms and conditions, including any confidentiality obligations and intellectual property ownership rights.
Power Of Invisible reserves the right to disqualify any participant suspected of fraud, or if Power Of Invisible believes that participant’s entry and/or results have been manipulated in any way by machines or computers or a result of corrupt practices, both direct or indirect.
Winner shall assume full responsibility in case of any accident, damage or claim resulting from participation of this Contest and/or usage and/or redemption of their Prize.
Arrangement of schedule, flight tickets, hotel accommodation and others related to the use of travel voucher are strictly between the winner and the designated Power Of Invisible or travel agency only. The Organizer/Sponsor shall not be involved in any part of arrangement dealings and shall not be responsible for any loss, costs, damages howsoever incurred arising out of or in connection to the use and redemption of the Prize.
All transportation, accommodation, personal costs and/or any other costs, fees and/or related expenses that are incurred to redeem and in using the Prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.
By participating in the Contest, each Participant agrees to release and hold the Organizer/Sponsor and its employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives, parent companies affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees, advertising, Contest, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the Contest or resulting from acceptance, redemption, possession, use or misuse of the Prize, or travel to or from related to Prize redemption activity, including without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy or failure to redeem/use the Prize within the time stipulated herein.
If the shortlisted Participants fail to cooperate during the selection period (during/after Contest Period) and/or have taken too long (more than four (4) working days from date of request) to respond, the shortlisted Participants will be immediately disqualified from participation.
The Organizer/Sponsor reserves the rights to request for further details and proof to support the winnings. The arrangement of the Prize will be done at the end of the Contest Period.
Grant of Rights:
Each Entrant hereby grants to the Contest Entities a non-exclusive, irrevocable, fully paid, universal license to use, copy, sublicense, distribute, publish, or display such Essay, or any portion thereof in any media now known or hereafter devised and for any purpose, including advertising or promotions, and to use the name, likeness, voice, biographical information, and image of Entrant in any media now known or hereafter devised and for any purpose, including advertising or promotion of the Contest Entities. Entrant acknowledges and agrees that: (i) Organizer/Sponsor has access to and/or may create or have created literary, visual and/or materials, ideas and concepts which may be similar or identical to the Contest Entry in theme and/or other respects; (ii) Entrant will not be entitled to any compensation or other consideration because of the use by Organizer/Sponsor of any such similar or identical material, ideas and/or concepts; and (iii) Organizer/Sponsor’s use of material containing elements similar to or identical with those contained in the Contest Entry or any Essay shall not obligate Organizer/Sponsor to negotiate with nor entitle Entrant to any compensation or other claim.
Entrant Representations, Warranties, Indemnification, and Release:
By entering, each Entrant represents and warrants to Organizer/Sponsor that: (i) the Essay (and Organizer/Sponsor’s and its designees’ use thereof) does not and will not defame or otherwise violate the rights of any third party, and does not and will not violate any federal, state, or local laws or ordinances; (ii) the Essay is an original work and is not copied from any other source or previously distributed or disseminated in any media or format; and (iii) the Essay is not in violation of or conflict with the trademark, copyright, rights of privacy, rights of publicity, or any other rights, of any kind or nature, of any other person or entity. In addition, Organizer/Sponsor reserves the right to reject any submission without explanation. Each Entrant agrees to defend and indemnify Sponsor for any breach of the above representations. By submitting an entry, each Entrant agrees to indemnify, defend, release, discharge, and hold harmless Organizer/Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, promotional partners, and agents, and all others associated with the development and execution of this Contest, and the officers, directors, and employees of each of the foregoing, from any and all claims and liabilities arising from or in connection with participation in this Contest, including, without limitation: (i) claims for injury, loss, or damage of any kind resulting from participation in this Contest or acceptance or use of any prize; and (ii) claims based on rights of privacy, rights of publicity, false light, defamation, copyright, and/or trademark infringement relating to the submission or exploitation of the Entrant’s Essay.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS CONTEST IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY. CHECK LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
General Terms and Conditions:
Organizer/Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, without prior notice to (i) cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by Organizer/Sponsor; (ii) disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner; and (iii) cancel or reschedule the trip, in whole or in part, as well as the right, to dismiss the Winner from further participation in the trip as a result of conduct that is considered improper or offensive to the local community, is likely to be detrimental to the health or safety of the Winner or other individuals, or demonstrates that the individual is not capable or unwilling to participate fully in the trip experience. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. All decisions by Sponsor are final and binding.
Limitation of Liability:
Organizer/Sponsor is not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. Organizer/Sponsor is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this contest, including but not limited to errors in advertising, the Official Rules, the selection and announcement of Winners, or the distribution of any prize
Except where prohibited, participation in the Contest constitutes Winner’s consent to Organizer/Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
Governing Law; Disputes:
This Contest is governed by the internal laws of the Seychelles without regard to principles of conflict of laws. Except where prohibited, Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the Seychelles State Court located in Victoria County; and (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees.
Winner List requests will only be accepted after the Contest end date (listed above).
Rights of the Sponsor/Organizer:
Acceptance of Prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor/Organizer and its third party service providers or agencies to use the winners’ names and/or photographs for purposes of publicity, advertising and/or trade without further compensation or notice to the extent permitted by law.
The Sponsor/Organizer reserves the right to the Participant’s submission and participation in this Contest without any liability in the event that the Sponsor/Organizer has reasonable suspicion that a selected Participant has violated any of these Terms and Conditions herein.
To the extent permitted by law, the Sponsor/Organizer reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions including the Contest Period and Prize without prior notice. In case of any dispute, the Sponsor/Organizer reserves the right to make the final decision.
Terms of Participation:
By entering, winners agree to grant the Sponsor/Organizer and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, directors, officers, agents, independent contractors and advertising/Contest agencies the use of his/her name, details and photos submitted through this Contest, without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
In the event of inconsistencies between any communication or marketing materials with regard to this Contest and the Terms and Conditions stated herein, this Terms and Conditions herein shall prevail only to the extent to reconcile the inconsistencies.