Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. BY ENTERING, PARTICIPANT AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE DECISIONS OF THE SPONSOR, WHICH SHALL BE FINAL IN ALL RESPECTS.
Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to individual legal residents of any of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, EXCLUDING RESIDENTS OF GUAM, PUERTO RICO, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, AND ALL OTHER U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS, CANADA, AND ALL OTHER COUNTRIES, TERRITORIES OR POSSESSIONS OUTSIDE THE U.S. OR WHEREVER ELSE PROHIBITED BY LAW, who sign up at the online sweepstakes page, and who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry (“Eligible Participant”) and who reside in the same state as the physical address of the dental office whose website their entry originated from. The following persons are not eligible to participate: Employees, contractors, directors, and officers of Spark, LLC (“Sponsor”), Unitas PPO Solutions, LLC its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, distributors, web design, advertising, fulfillment, judging and Entry agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfillment and execution of this Sweepstakes (collectively, “Sweepstakes Parties”) and the immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, and/or “step”) of each and those living in their same households (those persons whether related or not who live in the same residence for at least three months during the twelve-month period preceding the start date of the Sweepstakes). Potential winners may be required to provide proof of eligibility upon request prior to prize award.
- Sweepstakes Period
Entries will be accepted online starting on or about 12:00 AM EST on the first day of each month and ends at 11:59 PM EST on the last day of the month (“Entry Period”). All Entries must be received and recorded within the Sweepstakes Entry Period. The Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend or modify this sweepstakes Entry Period at any time, for any reason at its discretion.
- To Enter
Eligible Participants may enter the Sweepstakes by clicking on the Enter and Win links made available by Sponsor or by and through Sponsor’s affiliates. Upon clicking the Enter and Win online entry link, a window will appear with an online form (“Entry”) for Eligible Participants to complete during the Entry Period. Sponsor invites participants to enter contact information, which may include first and last name, email address, birthdate and zip code. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Sponsor. The Entry must fulfill all sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Sponsor.
All participants must have a valid email address. In the event of an identity dispute, the Entry will be considered made by the registered owner of the email address used for the Entry. “Registered owner” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization which is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Each submission must be manually key stroked and/or manually entered by the individual participant; automated and/or repetitive electronic submission of Entries (including but not limited to Entries made using any script, macro, bot or sweepstakes service) will be disqualified and transmissions from these or related email addresses/IP addresses may be blocked. Proof of entering information on the Sweepstakes entry form is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of such entry. Additionally, use of multiple email addresses, phone numbers and/or mailing addresses, and/or the manipulation of such information, for the purpose of obtaining more than the stated number of Entries and/or prizes, is prohibited and such persons will be disqualified and all Entries shall be deemed ineligible and prizes won (if any) shall be forfeited.
By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to receive electronic communications periodically from the Sponsor and the Sponsor’s affiliates. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the electronic communication.
Consenting to receive additional promotional or reminder emails is optional and does not have to be agreed upon in order to be eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes and does not improve your chances of winning.
- Winner selection and notification
Three (3) Winners will be selected from each Entry Period. Winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing under the supervision of the Sponsor. Winners will be notified via email to the email address in their Entry within ten (10) days following the winner selection. Sponsor shall have no liability for a winner’s failure to receive notices due to winners’ spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winners’ provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within fifteen (15) days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. After being selected a winner, Eligible Participants may not be selected again for a twelve (12) month period following the Entry Period.
Each Winner will receive ONE of the following: First Prize – a Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or cash equivalent gift card from a major retailer or service provider with an approximate cash value of $1,000.00 OR a product valued at approximately $1,000.00 as of the date the applicable Entry Period; Second Prize – a Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or cash equivalent gift card from a major retailer or service provider with an approximate cash value of $300.00 OR a product valued at approximately $300 as of the date the applicable Entry Period; Third Prize – a Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or cash equivalent gift card from a major retailer or service provider with an approximate cash value of $200.00 OR a product valued at approximately $200.00 as of the date the applicable Entry Period. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes or fees shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to use winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
The odds of winning a prize are determined by the total number of eligible entries received for each monthly Entry Period. Entries from the Previous monthly Entry Periods will not be included in subsequent monthly Entry Period(s).
The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
- Rights Granted by you
By entering this sweepstakes you understand that Sponsor, anyone acting on behalf of Sponsor, or its respective partners, licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the world, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and other purposes without any further compensation.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Sponsor may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Sweepstakes Official Rules.
Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering.
Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
- Limitation of Liability
By entering you agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and Entry agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant’s participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Entry; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Entry or the processing of entries.
THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF MARICOPA COUNTY AND THE STATE OF ARIZONA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Maricopa County, Arizona having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
- Winners List
To obtain a copy of the winner’s name for an Entry Period or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope for each Entry Period request to: Attn. Spark Sweepstakes 4140 E. Baseline Suite 101, Mesa, AZ 85206. All such requests must be received no later than 30 days after the final day in the Entry Period for which your request pertains.
The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Spark Customer Media, LLC 4140 E. Baseline Suite 101, Mesa, AZ 85206.