"Things Remembered" Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
Participation constitutes Entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. The "Things Remembered" Sweepstakes(the "Promotion" "or "Sweepstakes") begins at 12:00:01 a.m., Eastern Standard Time ("EST") on January 1, 2015 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. EST on December 31, 2015 ("Promotional Period"). The monthly Promotion is sponsored by Things Remembered, Inc., 5500 Avion Park Drive, Highland Heights, OH 44143 (the "Sponsor"), who is solely responsible for all aspects of this Sweepstakes.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to all legal U.S. and Canadian residents, who have the age of majority in their state (or province) of residence at the time of entry (the "Entrants"). Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members and members of the same household) of the Sponsor, their affiliated companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, other providers of IT services to the homecare industry and any other entities directly associated with this Sweepstakes (collectively, "Released Parties"), are also not eligible to participate. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
THREE WAYS TO ENTER:
1) Phone - During the Promotional Period, eligible Entrants will be directed to enter the Sweepstakes (via a customer receipt) by calling the Things Remembered toll free number, 1-866-272-2333 (for US Entrants), or 1-877-468-2389 (for Canadian Entrants) and completing the short phone survey.
2) Online - Eligible Entrants will also be directed to enter the Sweepstakes via email invitation and Entrants will be instructed to click on the link in their email, visit the site, and complete the online survey.
3) Mail - Eligible Entrants can also enter by hand-printing your name, address, day telephone number, age and e-mail address on a 3"x 5"card and mailing it in a standard business-size #10 envelope to: Things Remembered Sweepstakes, 90 Rockwood Place, Rochester, NY 14610. All mail-in entries must be postmarked by December 31, 2015 and received by January 5, 2016. The postmark date will be considered the date of entry. Monthly mail entries will not roll over into subsequent months.
Limit one (1) entry per person per address (mailing and email) per month, regardless of method of entry. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all entries of an Entrant that submits more than the stated maximum limit of entries, or who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with, influence or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of this Sweepstakes. By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Administrator which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
Internet Limitations of Liability: If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the Grand Prizes (defined below) using all non-suspect eligible entries received as of, or after (if applicable) this cancellation, termination, modification or suspension date, or in any manner that is fair and equitable. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries.
Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Entrant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON (S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION: All potential Grand Prize winners will be selected, from among all eligible entries received, in twelve (12) monthly random drawings on or about 2/5/15, 3/5/15, 4/5/15, 5/5/15, 6/5/15, 7/5/15, 8/5/15, 9/5/15, 10/5/15, 11/5/15, 12/5/15, & 1/5/16. All random drawings will be conducted by American Sweepstakes & Promotion Co. ("the Administrator"), an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.Odds of winning a Grand Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the month in question. Each potential Grand Prize winner will be contacted by the Administrator via telephone, email, and/or overnight night mail.
PRIZES: There will be twelve (12) Grand Prize winners randomly selected; one Grand Prize winner for each of the twelve months during the Promotion Period. Each Grand Prize winner will receive a $500 cash award. Total Prize Pool - $6,000. By accepting any prize, each Grand Prize winner agrees to release the Sponsor, the Released Parties, and prize suppliers from any and all liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by entering the promotion or for damages of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use/misuse of prize awarded. All local, state and federal taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. No substitution or transfer of prize or election of cash in lieu of prize will be permitted. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: Each Grand Prize winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes and/or any other fees/costs associated with their prize or receipt of their prize. Each Grand Prize winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability / Publicity Release (unless prohibited) and return it to the Administrator within ten (10) days of written notification or potential Grand Prize winner in question will be disqualified. In the event of noncompliance with the Official Rules, if a winner cannot be reached at the address/phone number on winner's entry within three (3) days of the first attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable, an alternate winner will be selected. The winner's entry and acceptance of the prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited) for the Sponsor to use said winner's and his or her companion's name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice and address (city and state), in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without notice or further compensation.
Should a selected Grand Prize winner be a Canadian citizen, the selected Entrant must answer correctly without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical, electronic or otherwise, a mathematical skill-testing question posed by mail or telephone. If the selected Entrant fails to correctly answer the question he/she will be disqualified and another Entrant will be randomly selected. The potential Grand Prize winner who correctly answers the skill-testing question will be notified by telephone and/or mail and/or email at the Sponsors' discretion using the contact information provided at the time of entry. If the potential winner is determined to be less than the age of majority in his/her province of residence, then the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected in their place.
ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDTIONS: This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. By playing the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, retailers, distributors, consultants and advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, shareholders and agents from any and all liability, loss, damage or injuries to any person (including death) or property of any kind sustained in connection with their participation in the Sweepstakes or from their acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of the prize, or for any typographical or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of the prize. Entrants further acknowledge that said parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize, including, but not limited to, its quality or fitness for a particular purpose. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with the Sweepstakes mechanics and/or implementation will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. By participating, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Promotion Administrator, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Promotion or these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant that Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, violates these Official Rules.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, you agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Ohio. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Ohio, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Ohio or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Ohio.
WINNERS LIST REQUESTS: To request confirmation of the name and address of the winners, please send a self-addressed, stamped business size envelope, by February 15, 2016, to: ASC "Things Remembered" 2014 Sweepstakes Winner's List Request, 300 State St., Suite 402, Rochester, NY 14614.
SPONSOR: Things Remembered Inc., 5500 Avion Park Drive, Highland Heights, OH 44143.