Hearing Aid Community Give Back Contest Rules & Regulations

HearFlorida Hearing Aid Community Give Back Contest Rules & Regulations

1. Entry: To enter, access the www.HearFlorida.com website (the “Website”), enter essay , and complete and submit your entry form. Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. ET on May 11, 2011 and ends at 11:59 a.m. ET May 25, 2011. You also can get one additional entry by becoming a fan of the HearFlorida Facebook Fan page.  Limit one (1) entry per person; provided that, the additional entry earned by participating in our Facebook fan page option does not constitute an extra entry in violation of this limitation. No automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. Once submitted, entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned. For a copy of these Official Rules, print them from the Website or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by May 25, 2011, to HearFlorida, Attn: Rules Request, 7593 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Suite 160, Boynton Beach, FL  33437.

2. Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is only open to residents of Palm Beach, Broward and Dade Counties of Florida, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry..

3. Drawing: Sponsor will select three (3) Grand Prize winner from all eligible entries selected based on  submitted essays one (1) of Facebook Fans created after May 11, 2011, on or about May 25, 2011, in Boynton Beach, FL. Entrants need not be present to win. Potential winner will be notified by phone. If winner does not respond to notification within 24 hours of the time of notification, prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. Except where prohibited by law, potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility/Ownership/Liability Release and Publicity Release (the “Affidavit”) otherwise prize will be forfeited.  Winners must have a hearing loss that can be aided by the use of hearing aids.  Eligibility will be determined by audiologic testing performed by a HearFlorida audiologist, completed in one of the HearFlorida locations in Boynton Beach, Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale or Miami.  Eligibility is at the sole discretion of the HearFlorida audiologist.  Winners determined not to have an eligible hearing loss will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected.

4. Prize/Odds. HearFlorida will award one (1) Grand Prize. Grand Prize consists of a pair of Starkey Wi 11 Receiver in the canal hearing devices selected by HearFlorida. (Approximate Retail Value: $6990). Sponsor will determine specific prize components in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Winner is responsible for all taxes on prizes and expenses, including, without limitation, federal, state and local sales, and income taxes, luxury taxes and any other costs incurred in claiming or using the prize. Unclaimed prizes may not be awarded. No prize substitutions or cash equivalent of prize is permitted except at HearFlorida’s sole discretion, and then only for a prize of equal or lesser value. Prize will be delivered to the winner at a HearFlorida location in accordance to Florida State laws.

5. General: Sweepstakes is subject to applicable federal, state and local laws. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants expressly acknowledge that these Official Rules have been drafted in the English language, and that any translation prepared for any reason will be of no legal effect and the English version of these Official Rules shall govern any dispute. By participating, contestant releases HearFlorida, Starkey, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies and their directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for any injury, death, loss, tax liability or damage of any kind arising from contestant’s participation in this Sweepstakes, or resulting from entrant’s acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize. Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of the prize constitutes and signifies winner’s consent that HearFlorida and/or its agents may use winner’s entry, name, address (city and state only), prize information, and/or likeness for promotional purposes in any media now existing or hereinafter devised, without additional compensation. Subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. HearFlorida is not responsible for: (1) late, delayed, incomplete, delayed, destroyed, garbled, or incomplete entries, (2) incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry or story information; (3) any human error, technical malfunctions, or lost-delayed data transmission; (4) any omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, or software; or (5) inability to access any website or online service, or any other error or malfunction. HearFlorida reserves the right to: (i) disqualify from this or any Sweepstakes it sponsors, now or in the future, any person it finds, in its sole discretion, has intentionally violated these Official Rules, tampered with the entry process, the operation of the Sweepstakes or Website, or any other aspect of this Sweepstakes; and (ii) cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes in its entirety should tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or other causes beyond HearFlorida’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper play of the Sweepstakes. Information collected from contestants is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy available on the Website.

6. WARNING. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS; AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT OR OTHER PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING SEEKING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

7. Winner’s List. For winner’s names, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 1, 2011 to Winners’ List/HearFlorida, 7593 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Suite 160, Boynton Beach, FL  33437