American Heart Association American Stroke Month | May 2018 Sweepstakes Rules
The American Stroke Month | May 2018 Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is a volunteer-based program conducted by American Heart Association, Inc. (“AHA” and/or “Sponsor”) to raise awareness for American Stroke Month. These Rules apply to all participants. The Sponsor shall make all determinations as to whether the Rules have been complied with, and the decision of the Sponsor as to any issue is final.
Sponsors: AHA is the Sponsor of this Sweepstakes.
Eligibility: No purchase or donation is necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes. Participation is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. Employees of AHA and their immediate family members are not eligible to win.
For this purpose, “immediate family” includes the spouse, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, brothers, sisters, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of the employee and his/her spouse. This definition also includes a) “step” and adoptive relationships, b) individuals for whom an employee is the current legal guardian and c) individuals who are not legally related but who reside with an employee. THE PROMOTION IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
Entry: Participants can enter the Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes Period by either:
1. Posting twice in a 1 week span on AHA’s Support Network blog on www.strokeassociation.org/supportnetwork about how you have been affected, either directly or indirectly, by stroke; or
2. Mailing a 3”x 5” or larger postcard with name, address, email address, and phone number to American Stroke Month | May 2018 Sweepstakes, American Heart Association % Katie Bahn 7751 Baymeadows Road East – Suite 106 F Jacksonville, Florida 32256. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, or postage-due entries.
Limit one (1) entry per person.
Time: The Sweepstakes starts at 12:00 a.m. (all times Central Time) on May 7, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on May 31, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). All entries and donations must be received by AHA during the Sweepstakes Period.
Prize: The Prize will consist of the following: one $100 gift card to Thrive Market (the “Prize”) and a membership to Thrive Market.
The estimated fair market value of the Prize is $200. The actual value may be more or less.
Determination of Winner: There will be eight winners (“the Winners”) of the Sweepstakes, two for each week during the Sweepstakes Period. The Winners will be chosen by random selection from the participants who satisfy the entry requirements above. The Winners will be selected privately. No participant is required to be present to win. The Winners will be notified no later than 6:00 pm on June 7, 2018 by telephone, e-mail or direct message, and subsequently announced to the public. The selection of the Winner by Sponsor is final and binding on all participants.
The Prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternative winner if the Winner does not respond within three (3) days of notification being sent to such Winner or if two (2) attempts to contact the Winner by email are not successful. The Prize is not transferable.
Consent to Publicity. By entering the Sweepstakes, each Winner consents to Sponsor’s use of his or her name, voice, likeness and/or photograph in any publicity, publications, promotional and marketing material, advertising, and any other print materials, web pages, electronic or other communications published or distributed by AHA without compensation and without notice and agrees to sign an agreement to this effect.
Miscellaneous Conditions: In the event that the operation or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired or prevented in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, change of condition, or other technical problems, the Sponsors may in their sole discretion, either: (a) terminate the Sweepstakes; (b) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Rules; and/or (c) substitute other prizes for any prize set forth in these Rules that becomes unavailable for any reason. The Sponsors reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or acting in violation of these Rules. Failure to execute and return the Winner Notification Agreement and accept a prize, timely, and pursuant to the terms stated therein, will result in such Winner’s automatic forfeiture of his/her prize with no substitution or alternative prize available.
Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) electronic transmissions that are lost, late, stolen, incomplete, damaged or misdirected; (ii) any problems or technical malfunctions, errors, omissions, deletions, defects, communication failures or (iii) causes beyond the Sponsors’ reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. Sponsors will not be responsible if weather conditions, event cancellations, acts of God or other circumstances beyond their control prevent the prize from taking place.
Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaim any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished in connection with the Sweepstakes. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS IN THIS SECTION MAY NOT APPLY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, participants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Thrive Market and their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from and against any and all injuries, claims, losses, damages, actions and/or liability arising out of or in connection with, directly or indirectly, participation in and/or entry into the Sweepstakes or acceptance, delivery, possession, use or misuse of any prize received in this Sweepstakes.
The determinations of Sponsor are final and binding with respect to any matter arising out of the interpretation or application of these terms and conditions.
For a confirmation of the Winner, send a hand-written, self-addressed, stamped envelope to American Stroke Month | May 2018 Blurb Sweepstakes, 11207 Blue Heron Blvd., North St. Petersburg FL, 33176. Requests for a confirmation of the winner must be received by June 30, 2018.
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