Unitron Value Added Services Survey Participant Sweepstakes



OFFICIAL RULES

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Internet access and a valid email address are necessary to participate.

 

ELIGIBILITY: The Unitron Value Added Services Survey Participant Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes” or “Promotion”) is offered and open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old (except for those legal residents of Vermont and Rhode Island), who are hearing professionals, who are current customers of Unitron as of the date of entry and who are invited to participate by receipt of an original email invitation from Market Insight, sponsored by Sonova USA Inc. (“Sponsor” or “Unitron”).  Legal residents of Vermont and Rhode Island are not eligible to participate.  Employees of the Veterans’ Administration and other Federal or state governmental agencies are not eligible to participate.  Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor and any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion and their respective parent, subsidiary, and other Wholesale US local group companies, (and their respective IRS dependents, immediate family members [spouse, parents, children, siblings] and individuals residing in their same household, (whether or not related) of such employees, officers and directors) are not eligible to participate.  To be eligible, the Survey must be completed in its entirety.  This Promotion is void outside the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia and where prohibited or restricted by law or where registration or bonding would be required.
 

PROMOTION PERIOD: The Promotion begins August 18, 2020 at 12:00AM CST and ends on September 4, 2020 at 12:00AM CST. (“Promotion Period”).


HOW TO ENTER: Access the Survey link provided in your invitation email, and:
 

1.  ENTER WITH COMPLETING THE SURVEY – Complete the Unitron Value Added Services Survey (the “Survey”). Your responses to the survey questions will have no influence on whether or not you win a prize in the Sweepstakes drawing. You must complete the Survey in its entirety to enter the Sweepstakes online.

 

2.  ENTER WITHOUT COMPLETING THE SURVEY – Hand print your complete name, address, daytime phone, email address (if available), and date of birth on a 3" x 5" card and mail your entry in a first class stamped envelope to:  Unitron Value Added Services Survey Participant Sweepstakes Entry, Sonova USA Inc., 750 North Commons Drive, Aurora, IL, 60504. Entries received by mail must be postmarked by September 4, 2020, in order to be included in the drawing.


Complete the Sweepstakes registration form fields with your Account number and name, address, daytime phone number and email address and where you practice as a hearing professional. You will also be required to affirmatively confirm that you have read, understand, and agree to these Official Rules.

When you have completed the Sweepstakes registration, follow the directions to submit. Limit one (1) Sweepstakes entry per person/address/email address no matter what method of entry is used, and entries cannot be transferred in any manner whatsoever.  Any entries received from any person/address/email address in excess of the limit stated will cause such person/address/email address to be disqualified from participating in this Sweepstakes. No other method of entry or participation other than as stated in these Official Rules is valid. Sponsor’s computer and official postmarks are the official timekeeping devices for this sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.


WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Potential prize winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about September 7, 2020 from all eligible entries received. Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Potential winners will be notified by phone and/or email.  If a potential winner: (i) cannot be contacted; (ii) does not respond within five (5) days from the date the Sponsor first tries to notify him/her; (iii) refuses the prize; and/or (iv) the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner forfeits all rights to win the Promotion or receive the prize, and an alternate potential winner may be selected. (After five (5) such alternate potential winners have been selected without securing an eligible winner, the prize may remain un-awarded.) Upon contacting a potential winner and determining that he/she has met all eligibility requirements of the Promotion, including without limitation, the execution of any required waivers, publicity and liability releases and disclaimers, such individual will be declared the “winner” of the Promotion.

 

PRIZES TERMS/VALUES/ODDS OF WINNING:

Limit one (1) prize per person.  One prize available which is a pair of Unitron Moxi Move R Level 9 units with a list price of $2,399 per device.  No prize or any portion thereof is transferable or redeemable for cash. Any portion of the prize that is not used is forfeited. No substitutions for prize except by Sponsor, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted. 


Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.


PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Expenses not stated are solely the responsibility of the winners. Prize is for the hearing aids only- any additional fees, such as the costs of accessories will be the responsibility of the prize winner.  Prize must be accepted as awarded, and prize is awarded “AS IS” with standard manufacturer product warranty. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of prize allowed, but Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with a prize of comparable or greater value if the advertised prize becomes unavailable. If a potential winner cannot accept a prize as stated, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety and awarded to an alternate winner. Potential winners may be required to complete, sign, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and, where lawful, a Publicity Release, within seven (7) business days of date stated on the notification. If documents are not returned timely, or if any notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable, or if a potential winner of any prize is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, such prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Prizes will only be awarded in conformity with a winner’s employer’s policy regarding participation, and accepting prizes, in business related promotions.  Taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the prize winner.


GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, each entrant agrees (a) to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor which shall be final and binding in all respects; (b) to release, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion, their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, members, shareholders, employees, independent contractors, agents, representatives, attorneys, successors and assigns (collectively, “Sponsor Entities”) from any and all liability whatsoever in connection with this Promotion, including without limitation, legal claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages, demands or actions of any kind (including without limitation personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction or property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light); and (c) to warrant that he/she is eligible to participate in the Promotion.

In the event that under your employer’s policies you are not permitted to accept the prizes awarded in this promotion, your entry will be deemed to be made on behalf of your employer provided your employer assumes the tax obligations associated with the prize and other relevant rules.

By accepting a prize, each winner grants Sponsor (and agrees to confirm same in writing) the right to the use of his or her name, voice, picture and likeness, along with his or her address (city and state) and any statements made by or attributed to such winner in any and all media, now known or hereafter discovered or devised, worldwide, at any time or times, without notice, review or approval, in perpetuity, for advertising, commercial and promotional purposes in connection with the Promotion and other promotions without compensation, unless prohibited by law.

DISCLAIMERS:  (i)  Sponsor Entities are not responsible for illegible, lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, postage due or undeliverable mail, entries, or email; or for any computer, program/programming, telephone, satellite, cable, network, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, or availability, or garbled, corrupt or jumbled transmissions, service provider/Internet/Web site/use net accessibility, availability, or traffic congestion, or any technical error, malfunction, defect or error, whether human or technical or programming in nature, or unauthorized human intervention, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of registration information, entries, or other information or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information. (ii)  Sponsor Entities are not responsible for the loss of data, corruption, inability to access the Web site, and/or any hardware, software or application issues preventing the collection or retrieval of data used to administer the Sweepstakes, and further, are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Web site users, tampering, hacking, or by any of the equipment or program/programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion. (iii) The right is reserved by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found, at its sole discretion, to be tampering with the operation of the Promotion or any website, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. (iv)  Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, third party or like methods to participate in the Promotion will void any attempted participation effected by such methods and disqualification of participant utilizing same. (v)  Sponsor Entities are not responsible for injury or damage to participant’s or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Promotion or downloading materials from the Web site, or use of any website. (vi)  If, for any reason, the Promotion, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, is not capable of running as planned by reason of, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, force majeure or any other causes which Sponsor, in its sole opinion, deems could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion and/or proceed with the Promotion in a manner deemed by Sponsor in its sole discretion to be fair, appropriate and consistent with the spirit of these Official Rules. Notice of such action by Sponsor will be posted at the Web site. (vii)  In case of dispute, the authorized subscriber of the email account used to participate in the Promotion at the actual time of participation will be deemed to be the participant, and must comply with these Official Rules. The authorized account subscriber is deemed to be 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.  (viii) The value(s) of the prize(s) set forth above represent Sponsor’s good faith determination of the approximate retail value(s) thereof; the actual fair market value(s) as ultimately determined by Sponsor are final and binding and cannot be challenged or appealed. In the event the stated approximate retail value(s) of a prize is more than the actual fair market value of that prize, the difference will not be awarded in cash or otherwise.  No substitution or compensation will be given for any portion of the prize that is not used.

 

Sponsor may use your comments provided in the Survey in connection with its internal and external communications.  Your submission of the Survey constitutes your consent to this use of your comments. Sponsor will not use your name with these comments without your approval.  Sponsor will otherwise use all contact information in accordance with its Privacy Policy at www.Unitron.com.

 

SPONSOR ENTITIES MAKE NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR GUARANTEES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, AS REGARDS THIS PROMOTION OR THE MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR ANY COMPONENT OF ANY PRIZE. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

 

APPLICABLE LAWS AND JURISDICTION. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to any principles of conflict of laws. All disputes arising out of or connected with this Promotion will be resolved individually, and without resort to class action, exclusively by a state or federal court located in the County of DuPage, Illinois. Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of Illinois and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State of Illinois. To the extent permitted by applicable law, all judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket damages (excluding attorneys’ fees) associated with participation in this Promotion and shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages.

 

PRIVACY INFORMATION: The information provided will be subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy available at www.Unitron.com. To read the Privacy Policy, access www.Unitron.com.

WINNERS LIST: For a list of prize winners, mail a first-class, self-addressed, stamped envelope for receipt by September 4, 2020 to:  Unitron Value Added Services Survey Participant Sweepstakes Winners’ List, Sonova USA Inc., 750 North Commons Drive, Aurora, IL, 60504.

 

SPONSORED BY: Sonova USA Inc., 750 North Commons Drive, Aurora, IL, 60504.  Sonova USA Inc. distributes the Unitron brand of hearing instruments and related accessories in the United States.

 

ENTRIES:  Only one entry per person or e-mail address is permitted. All entries become the exclusive property of Unitron and will not be acknowledged or returned.