SHARE THE LOVE SWEEPSTAKES
SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE
ENTRIES RECEIVED. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY/RELEASE OF LIABILITY/PRIZE ACCEPTANCE AGREEMENT MAY BE REQUIRED.
BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A CONTRACT, SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING. WITHOUT LIMITATION, THIS CONTRACT INCLUDES INDEMNITIES TO THE PROMOTION PARTIES FROM YOU AND A LIMITATION OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES. ALL TRAVEL FOR THE PRIZES MUST BE COMPLETED ON SPECIFIC DATES SET FORTH BELOW AND IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AND SUBSTITUTION.
PROMOTIONAL PERIOD: PROMOTIONAL PERIOD: Share The Love Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) starts on October 1, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. (CST) and ends at 8:00 a.m. (CST) on December 25, 2021 (“Entry Period”).
The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Smile Doctors LLC (“Sponsor”). The Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, all participants agree to be bound by the terms and conditions herein and the decisions of the Sponsor, including the interpretation of these Official Rules and its exercise and discretion, which will be final and binding in all respects.
ELIGIBILITY: THE SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN TO legal residents of Illinois who are 18 years old or older. Officers, directors, employees, independent contractors, representatives and agents and each of their respective immediate families (spouse, child, siblings, parents, grandparents) of Sponsor, and each of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent companies, licensors, divisions, distributors, licensees, promotional partners and advertising agencies (collectively, the “Promotion Parties”), and those living in the household of same (whether related or not) are not eligible to enter this Sweepstakes or win any prize. All U.S. Federal, state and local rules and regulations apply. Void outside the Eligibility Area and where prohibited or restricted by law. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to abide by all terms of these Official Rules.
HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes, contestants will need to complete and submit an entry form available at the Smile Doctors locations at Schaumburg, and South Elgin and Algonquin. One Entry per person. There will be three Grand Prize Winners (one from each of the locations listed above) determined at the end of the promotional period.
The Promotion Parties, Prize suppliers, and any and all internet provider(s), and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations and advertising and promotional agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, independent contractors, representatives and agents (collectively, “Releasees”) are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human errors; technical malfunctions; failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions or defects of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, providers network, browsers or software, including without limitation any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer equipment or network relating to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes; inability to submit an email to the Email Address; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; data that is processed late or incorrectly or is incomplete or lost due to telephone, computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on telephone lines or the Internet or any website (including the Email Address) or for any other reason whatsoever; typographical, printing or other errors; or any combination thereof. Proof of submitting information via email to the Email Address is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. Illegible, incomplete and duplicate entries will be disqualified. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. False, fraudulent, or deceptive entries or acts or multiple entry attempts shall render entrants ineligible. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants affirm that they have read and accepted these Official Rules.
WINNER SELECTION: Winner will be selected at random from all entries received.
The following Prize will be awarded:
(3) Grand Prizes- Drawing on 12/28/21
-Full comprehensive braces, Invisalign treatment, Smile Express or limited treatment depending on the needs of the patient in consultation with the dentist/orthodontist (to be performed at one of the three clinic locations)
Winner will be notified by phone. Winner will be required to accept the prize and execute and return a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability, an IRS W-9 form within two (2) weeks of notification, and where permitted by law, a Publicity Release (“Affidavit”). Failure to respond to the Winner notification as detailed above or return all required forms within the stated time period, or to comply with any other provision herein, may result in the winner being disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected at Sponsor’s sole discretion. If a prize notification or Prize is returned as undeliverable for any reason, the Prize may be awarded to an alternate winner at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prize is not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash. An unclaimed and/or unused Prize package will remain the property of Sponsor. ALL PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
No substitution for the Prize by the Winner will be allowed. If necessary, due to unavailability of the Prize for any reason, a prize of comparable value will be awarded at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.
All Federal, State and local tax liabilities, if any, are the responsibility of the Winner. Acceptance of the Prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited) for Sponsor and/or its affiliates to use of Winner’s name, statements, photographs, video images and biographies for publicity purposes without any limitation or additional compensation.
The Winner will not receive cash or any other form of compensation if actual Prize costs are less than the estimate made in these Official Rules. No changes will be made to Prize details once any portion of Prize arrangements has been made. Sponsor is not responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions, or substitutions of any element of Prize or for changes in schedule of any element of the Prize.
By entering this Sweepstakes and accepting the Prize, the Winner agrees to maintain his/her behavior in accordance with all applicable laws and generally accepted social practices in connection with participation in any Sweepstakes or prize-related activity. The Winner understands and agrees that Sponsor or any prize provider has the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify and remove the Winner and/or any guest from any activity at any time if the Winner or a guest’s behavior at any point is uncooperative, disruptive, or may or does cause damage to person, property, or the reputation of Sponsor or any prize provider or otherwise violates the policies of the prize providers.
The odds of winning the Prize depend on and will be determined by the total number of eligible entries received.
GOVERNING LAW/LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY: The Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to any conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state’s laws.
BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY) NOT TO EXCEED FIFTY DOLLARS ($50.00), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS’ FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES NOT TO EXCEED FIFTY DOLLARS ($50.00), AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND (4) ENTRANTS’ REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY) AND ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Releasees shall not be liable to Winner or any other person for failure to supply the Prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, tsunami, war, fire, flood, explosion, volcanic eruption, 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, pandemic or any other cause beyond Releasees’ sole control.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION: The parties each agree to finally settle all disputes only through arbitration; provided, however, the Sponsor shall be entitled to seek injunctive or equitable relief in the state and federal courts in Illinois and any other court with jurisdiction over the parties. In arbitration, there is no judge or jury and review is limited. The arbitrator’s decision and award is final and binding, with limited exceptions, and judgment on the award may be entered in any court with jurisdiction. The parties agree that, except as set forth above, any claim, suit, action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes shall be resolved solely by binding arbitration before a sole arbitrator under the streamlined Arbitration Rules Procedures of JAMS Inc. (“JAMS”) or any successor to JAMS. In the event JAMS is unwilling or unable to set a hearing date within fourteen (14) days of the filing of a “Demand for Arbitration”, then either party can elect to have the arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) or any other mutually agreeable arbitration administration service. If an in-person hearing is required, then it will take place in Chicago, IL, New York City, NY, Los Angeles, CA, Atlanta, GA or Dallas, TX (whichever is closest to entrant’s residence); provided, however, if none of these locations are convenient for the hearing, the parties may mutually agree on an alternative location. The federal or state law that applies to these Official Rules will also apply during the arbitration. Disputes will be arbitrated only on an individual basis and will not be consolidated with any other proceedings that involve any claims or controversy of another party, including any class actions; provided, however, if for any reason any court or arbitrator holds that this restriction is unconscionable or unenforceable, then the agreement to arbitrate doesn’t apply and the dispute must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in Chicago, Illinois. Sponsor agrees to pay the administrative and arbitrator’s fees in order to conduct the arbitration (but specifically excluding any travel or other costs of entrant to attend the arbitration hearing). Either party may, notwithstanding this provision, bring qualifying claims in small claims court.
GENERAL: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless the Releasees from and against any and all claims they may have against Releasees for any and all injuries, claims, damages, losses, costs, or liability of any kind due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind, or expenses of any kind (including without limitation attorneys’ fees) resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly from acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the Prize or element thereof, or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity, or participation in this Sweepstakes. Each entrant further agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees from and against any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes and to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against Releasees and hereby acknowledge that Releasees have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranties provided exclusively by a supplier that may be sent along with the prize. Entrants further understand and agree that all rights under State law that may be applicable with respect to the foregoing release are hereby expressly and forever waived. Entrants acknowledge that: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”
If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, or if this Sweepstakes or any web site or e-mail address associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper execution of the Sweepstakes and processing of entries in accordance with these rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in the Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Sweepstakes or any portion thereof. In the event this Sweepstakes is cancelled, the Sponsor will conduct a random drawing to award the Prize from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR E-MAIL ADDRESS (INCLUDING THE EMAIL ADDRESS) OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Further, in the event the Winner and/or his/her travel guest engage in behavior that (as determined by Sponsor or any prize provider in its or their sole and absolute discretion) is obnoxious, inappropriate, or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip or other applicable experience early. If a dispute arises about who submitted an entry to the Email Address, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account entered. The authorized account holder is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry and that all eligibility requirements are met.
WINNER LIST/OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: For a list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to 12 S Roselle Road Schaumburg, IL 60193.
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