Pets Best Quote Sweepstakes Official Rules
SWEEPSTAKES VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PET INSURANCE PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. DETAILS OF THE PRIZE AND HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES ARE CONTAINED IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
ELIGIBILITY: The Pets Best Quote Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to (1) legal residents residing in one (1) of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia) during the Entry Period, excluding where otherwise prohibited by law, rule, or regulation, (2) who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry, and (3) who agree to receive a pet insurance quote through Farmers.petsbest.com during the Entry Period or who enter the Sweepstakes through the alternative method of entry detailed in the Official Sweepstakes Rules (“Entrants”). Employees of Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC ("Sponsor"), Farmers Group, Inc., or any other party associated with the development or administration of this Sweepstakes and each of its and their respective parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, and each of their respective officers, employees, directors, members, legal representatives, agents, successors and assigns are not eligible, nor are members of these employees' families (defined as parents, children, siblings, spouse, and life partners). This Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Proof of legal United States residency, age, and eligibility verification may be required.
SWEEPSTAKES PROMOTION ENTRY PERIOD: This Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time (“PST”) on September 1, 2016, and ends at 11:59 p.m. PST on October 31, 2016 (“Entry Period”). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these “Official Rules” and the decisions of the Sponsor, including the interpretation of these Official Rules and its exercise of discretion, which will be final and binding in all respects.
HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes, simply get a quote for pet insurance through Farmers.petsbest.com during the Entry Period. By generating a quote, Entrants will receive (1) Entry and will be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes. To receive an alternative Sweepstakes Entry to the Sweepstakes, please send an email to email@example.com that includes all of the following: your first and last name, your zip code, your daytime phone number, your pet’s name, your pet’s age, specify if your pet is dog or cat, your pet’s gender, your pet’s breed, and answer either “yes” or “no” to the following question, “Has your pet ever shown symptoms, received treatment for, or been diagnosed with any illness or condition?” Email must be received by 11:59 p.m. PST on October 31, 2016. All entries submitted in compliance with these Official Rules and not disqualified are considered "Eligible” Entries. Sponsor may also refuse any submission it deems, in its sole discretion, to be fraudulent, suspicious, in violation of these Official Rules.
IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL BY OCTOBER 31ST, 2016 WITH YOUR NAME AND HOME ADDRESS, ASKING TO BE REMOVED FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES TO NEWSWORTHY@PETSBEST.COM AND YOU WILL NOT BE ENTERED IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
Sponsor, Farmers Group, Inc., and each of its and their respective parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, and each of their respective officers, employees, directors, members, legal representatives, agents, successors and assigns (collectively, the "Released Parties") are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, garbled, illegible, or misdirected Sweepstakes entries, or for any error, human, technical or otherwise, which may occur in the processing of Sweepstakes entries. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods will void all such entries by such methods.
PRIZE DRAWING: There will be one (1) Winner of the Sweepstakes. The decisions of Sponsor, including the selection of Winner, are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the total number of Entries during the Entry Period. The Winner is determined by random drawing on or before November 3, 2016.
PRIZE: One (1) Winner will receive a $1,000 Visa Gift Card. The Prize is awarded "As Is". Neither Sponsor, Farmers Group, Inc., nor Sponsor Affiliates make or offer any warranty or guarantee, either express or implied (including, without limitation, quality, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose) in connection with this Sweepstakes or any Prize. Prize details and availability are subject to change, in which case a prize of equal value may be substituted at Sponsor's sole discretion. The Prize consists only of the item listed, are non-transferable and non-exchangeable, with no cash redemption or substitution except that Sponsor retains the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater retail value (or at Sponsor's election, the cash value of the applicable Prize). The Winner is solely and fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, city, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes) on the value of the Prize and, if applicable, will be issued an IRS 1099-MISC tax form for the retail value of the Prize. All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, related to the Prize, including but not limited to, any taxes and other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner.
NOTIFICATION OF WINNER: The Winner will be notified and confirmed by available phone number and/or email address by Sponsor on November 4, 2016. If notified Winner is not eligible, forfeits prize or declines prize, another Winner will be chosen by electronic random selection. If Winner doesn’t respond within 72 hours of notification, winner forfeits prize, and another Winner will be chosen by electronic random selection.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States and the State of California, excluding conflicts of laws principles. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. SWEEPSTAKES VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
Except where prohibited by law, Winner grants to Sponsor and its advertising agencies the right to use and publish Winner's photo, image, name, likeness, voice, opinions, biographical information, video image and audio, and/or other indicia of persona and state of residence in any media to promote the Sweepstakes or similar sweepstakes or contests without additional compensation.
By entering, Entrants and Winner agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, Farmers Group, Inc., and the Released Parties from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind, including death, arising from or in connection with the Sweepstakes or receipt or use and/or misuse of any Prize. Under no circumstances will the Entrants or Winner be permitted to obtain any award for, and the Entrants and Winner(s) hereby waive all rights to any claim(s), punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages whatsoever, including attorneys’ fees. Furthermore, Entrants and Winner agree that any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes and the Prize awarded shall be resolved solely by Sponsor, shall be final and binding, and without resort to any form of class action. Sponsor, Farmers Group, Inc., and Sponsor Affiliates shall not be responsible for Acts of God, government or government agency action or inaction, acts of terrorism, civil unrest or disturbances, riots, work stoppage delays, postponements, inclement weather, rescheduling or any other natural disasters outside its respective control.
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud or any other factor impairs the integrity of the Sweepstakes or Sponsor’s ability to award Prize as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Entries are deemed made by the authorized policyholder at the time of entry. A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized policyholder of the winning entry and is a legal United States resident and complies with all the eligibility requirements of these Official Rules. Prize will only be awarded to the authorized policyholder.
If, in Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Sweepstakes, or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to void any entries at issue (including disqualifying any individual who tampers or otherwise interferes with the entry process or the integrity of the Sweepstakes), and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. In the event of such cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to award Prize in a random drawing from all eligible entries received before the time of cancellation.
Sponsor in no way promotes illegal acts, and any and all entries which include or promote illegal acts will be disqualified. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction of unauthorized access to, or alternation of, entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry received by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, including www.farmers.com, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to Entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the Sweepstakes.
CAUTION: 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, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. SPONSOR ALSO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT.
Entrants in the Sweepstakes hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of California courts (state and federal) in Los Angeles County for any causes or controversies arising out of the Sweepstakes. Winner waives any and all objections to jurisdiction and venue in these courts.
SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR: This Sweepstakes is sponsored and administered by Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC, 2323 S. Vista Ave. Suite 100, Boise, ID 83705.
NAME OF WINNER: Sweepstakes results and copy of these Official Rules may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Pets Best Sweepstakes, Pets Best Insurance Services, 2323 S. Vista Ave. Suite 100, Boise, ID 83705. Attention: Carrie Waite. Results will be available after November 8, 2016. Requests for results must be received by November 9, 2016.