Official sweepstakes rules
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING.
Sponsor: HealthCorps Luxury Raffle Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by HealthCorps, Inc. (“Sponsor”).
Sweepstakes Entry Period: The Sweepstakes begins on or about 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on March 5, 2018 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on April 23, 2018 (“Sweepstakes Entry Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official clock for the Sweepstakes. (“Sweepstakes Entry Period”). HealthCorps’ 12th Annual Garden Gala will be held at the Ziegfeld Ballroom (141 West 54th Street, New York, New York 10019, United States of America) on April 23, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. ET to 11:00 p.m. ET (the “Event”).
Eligibility: Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older, at time of entry. Employees of Sponsor, and its affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, divisions, and advertising and promotional agencies (“Sweepstakes Entities”), and their respective officers and directors and members of their immediate families (parents, spouse, domestic partner, siblings, children and step-children), are not eligible to participate. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law.
How to Enter: There are three ways to enter the Sweepstakes:
Method #1: During the Sweepstakes Entry Period go to https://www.gala.healthcorps.org/luxury-raffle, click on the icon, and purchase a raffle ticket, and for every $100 you spend you will receive one entry into the Sweepstakes (“Online Entry(ies)”).
Method #2: At the Event, you can purchase raffle tickets and for every $100 you spend you will receive one entry into the Sweepstakes (“Event Entries”).
Method #3: To enter without purchasing a raffle ticket, print your name and complete postal address on a 3” x 5” index card or piece of paper, write the words “HealthCorps Luxury Raffle Sweepstakes” at the top, and mail it to HealthCorps, Inc., Attention: Sweepstakes, 33 Irving Place, 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10003. (“Mail-In Entries”). Mail-In Entries must be postmarked no later than 4/23/2018 and received by 4/30/2018. Only one Entry per envelope.
Online Entries, Event Entries, and Mail-In Entries are collectively referred to as “Entries(ies)” and the individual submitting an Entry is the “Entrant”. In the event of any dispute regarding any Entry, or element thereof, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify that Entry or Entrant from the Sweepstakes. Receipt of Entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Use of automated Entry devices or programs is prohibited.
Selection of Winner: Three (3) potential winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. The drawing will take place on or about May 1, 2018. The drawing will be conducted by Sponsor whose decision is final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The odds of winning are determined by the number of eligible Entries received.
Winners Notification. Potential winner will have to execute an affidavit of eligibility and release (“Release”) within fourteen (14) days of the date on the Release to be eligible to be awarded the prize. If a potential winner is a minor as determined by the laws of the jurisdiction in which s/he resides (“Minor”), the Minor’s parent or legal guardian will have to sign the Release on the Minor’s behalf. If a potential prize winner does not respond to the winner notification email (email will be sent three (3) times over a five (5) day period) or if said email is returned as undeliverable or does not return the executed Release within fourteen (14) days of the date on the Release; if an entrant is otherwise found to be ineligible or does not provide required information; or if the selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, the potential prize winner will forfeit the prize and an alternate winner will be selected. The Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification procedures in connection with the selection of an alternate winner, if any. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use each winner's name, prize won, city and state where winner is located, and likeness for promotional purposes without further compensation to such prize winner.
Prizes: Prizes and Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) to be awarded:
One Pair of Nini Jewels South Sea Pearl Fan Earrings
Two white south sea pearls high in luster measuring 15.0 millimeters accented with an elegant diamond fan top with 28 baguette and round diamonds weighing .87 carats hand set in 18KWG.
Dr. Oz Show Experience and Voicemail Recording Package
Winner and three guests will receive VIP tickets to a taping of The Dr. Oz Show in New York City, and will also get a photo op meet and great with “America’s Doctor” himself after the show! Meet and greet is in a group setting. And, you will also get televisions beloved resident health expert, Dr. Mehmet Oz, to record your outgoing home or cellphone voicemail! The cheery voice of this household name will make your friends and family smile and you might just want to call your own number several times to brighten up your day! Tickets for up to 4 people. All participants must be at least 18 years or older and have government issued valid photo identification. The Dr. Oz Show tapes in New York City on select Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10:00 am and 3:00 pm EST. Tickets subject to availability. Seat location at donor’s discretion. Once show is mutually selected by donor and winner and the guests are identified, tickets are non-transferable. Show is NOT guaranteed and can cancel at any time. Winner and guests required to conduct themselves appropriately in donor’s discretion. Adherence to any rules or parameters is required. TRAVEL EXPENSES ARE NOT INCLUDED. Voice recording for winner only and script recorded is subject to Dr. Oz’s discretion.
Accommodations in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Includes five-night/six-day accommodations at a three-bedroom, 3.5-bath private villa for six persons in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, available between January 5 and December 16. Includes airport transfers from the San Jose del Cabo airport to villa only for the first group of arrivals. ALL OTHER TRAVEL EXPENSES NOT INCLUDED. SECURITY DEPOSIT OF $1000 REQUIRED AT TIME OF BOOKING. Subject to availability. Blackout dates may apply. Villa must be booked no later than December 31, 2018 and stay must be completed within 24 months of certificate issue date. Other services available at winner’s expense.
ARV: $5,000-10,000 depending on travel dates.
Total ARV for All Prizes: $29,800
No substitution or transfer of prizes is permitted except at the sole discretion of Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute prize (or portion of prize) of equal or greater value in the event the prize is unavailable or cancelled for reasons out of Sponsor’s control. Prizes are awarded “as is,” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied, by Sponsor. Prizes are nontransferable and no substitutions are allowed except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater value, or a portion of the stated prize, if advertised prize is unavailable for any reason. Prize winners are responsible for applicable federal, state, and local taxes (if any). If any prize is valued at over $600 as required by law the winner must provide his/her social security number and will receive an IRS form 1099 for the value of the prize awarded.
Conditions: By participating, Entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules of this Sweepstakes and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject or disqualify any Entry that is deemed ineligible or for any reason that the Sponsor feels is necessary and/or appropriate, including, without limitation, if that Entrant has not complied with the Official Rules or has interfered, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, with the proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. Entrants, on their own behalf and on behalf of their respective heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors, and assigns (“Releasing Parties”), release, defend, and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities and their respective employees, officers, directors, and agents (“Released Parties”), from any and all claims, lawsuits, judgments, causes of action, proceedings, demands, fines, penalties, liability (including, but not limited to, liability for defamation, libel, slander, invasion of privacy, infringement of publicity or any intellectual property rights, any property loss, damage, personal injury, bodily injury, death, expense, accident, delay, inconvenience, or irregularity, and any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive, or exemplary damages of any kind (even if the parties have been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages), costs, and expenses (including, without limitation, outside attorneys’ fees) that may arise in connection with: (a) the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, any Sweepstakes-related activity or element thereof, and the Entrant’s Entry, participation, or inability to participate in the Sweepstakes or use or misuse of any prize, (b) the violation of any third party privacy, personal, publicity, or proprietary rights, (c) typographical errors in these Official Rules or any Sweepstakes materials, (d) acceptance, receipt, delivery of, possession, defects in, use, non-use, misuse, inability to use, loss, damage, destruction, negligence, or willful misconduct in connection with the use of a prize, (e) any change in the Sweepstakes due to reasons beyond Sponsor’s control, including, but not limited to, by reason of any acts of God, any actions, regulations, orders, or requests by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not any such action, regulation, order, or request proves to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened or actual terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond any of the Sweepstakes Entities’ control, or as otherwise permitted in these Official Rules, (f) any interruptions in or postponement, cancellation, or modification of the Sweepstakes, (g) human error, (h) the failure of any third party to comply with the instructions and proper administration of this Sweepstakes, (i) incorrect or inaccurate transcription, receipt, or transmission of any part of the Entry (including, without limitation, the information or any parts thereof), (j) any technical malfunctions or unavailability of any website, or telephone network, computer system, computer online system, computer timing and/or dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, or Internet service provider, or mail service utilized by any of the Sweepstakes Entities or by an entrant, (k) interruption or inability to access the Sweepstakes via the Internet due to hardware or software compatibility problems, (l) any damage to Entrant’s (or any third person’s) computer and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of the Sweepstakes, (m) any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects, and/or any other errors or malfunctions, (n) any late, lost, stolen, mutilated, misdirected, illegible, delayed, garbled, corrupted, destroyed, incomplete, undeliverable, or damaged Entries, (o) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of Sponsor, or any of its agents or employees, (p) lost, late, stolen, misdirected, damaged, or destroyed prizing (or any element thereof), (q) the collection, use, and/or sharing of Entrant’s personally identifiable information by Sponsor or its designees, or (r) the negligence of or willful misconduct by Entrant. Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person Sponsor believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules, to terminate the Sweepstakes if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and/or to select the winner from among all eligible Entries received prior to such termination. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify an Entry if Sponsor at any time receives a complaint alleging any violation of a third-party right pertaining to any element of such Entry. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any Entrant of any Online Entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to purchase the raffle ticket will be deemed to be the Entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder for such Online Entry, or the Entrant of any Event Entry or Mail-In Entry.
Disputes; Governing Law. The parties waive all rights to trial in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules, including, without limitation, the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes and these Official Rules are governed by the laws of the State of New York, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any disputes, disagreements, or causes of action related to or involving the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules will be resolved in the state and federal courts located in the County of New York in the State of New York and Entrant agrees to submit to the jurisdiction of such courts and waive all jurisdictional, venue, and inconvenient forum objections thereto. Under no circumstance will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for out-of-pocket expenses. All causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’ fees. The parties agree not to raise the defense of forum non conveniens.
Limitation of Liability; Disclaimer of Warranties. IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO AND/OR USE OF ANY SITE ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES AND/OR DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY SITE ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THIS SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIZES ARE 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 EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM PARTICIPATION. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of any such provision.
Winner’s List: For the names of the winner(s) (which will be posted online and available within thirty (30) days after the Sweepstakes ends), mail a self-addressed envelope to HealthCorps, Inc., Attention: Sweepstakes, 33 Irving Place, 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10003, United States of America, no later than sixty (60) days after the Sweepstakes ends.