My Vet’s the Best Official Rules 2016
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By entering the Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC My Vet’s the Best Contest (“Contest”), you agree to abide by these Official Rules and any other terms and conditions referenced in these Official Rules.
ELIGIBILITY: This Contest is only open to legal residents residing in one (1) of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia) who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Pets Best, the household and immediate family members (defined for the purposes of this Contest as a parent, spouse, child, and sibling) of such employees are not eligible to enter or win. All licensed veterinarians are eligible for nomination. Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
ENTRY PERIOD: This Promotion begins at 6:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PST”) on January 1, 2016, and ends at 11:59 p.m. PST on December 31, 2016 (“Promotion Period”). By participating in the Contest, 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. There is (1) one method of entry for this Contest.
HOW TO ENTER: Complete the online submission form at www.facebook.com/petsbestinsurance or www.petsbest.com/forms/nominate-my-veterinarian. Stories may be duplicated in whole or in part on the Pets Best website (www.petsbest.com) and Facebook Page at the discretion of the Pets Best Marketing Team. Limit one (1) entry per person. Information collected from entrant via the entry form will only be used to confirm nomination submission, notify the winner and notify nominated veterinarians and clinics. All entries become the property of Pets Best and will not be returned.
WINNER SELECTION: Three times per 2016 calendar year, eight finalists will be chosen by the Pets Best Marketing Team. The public will be invited to vote on the eight finalists. The voting method and time frame will be announced on the Pets Best Insurance Facebook page, Twitter page and website. The finalist with the most votes will be declared the winner. Vote once (1) per day, per IP address.
PRIZE: The pet owner who submitted the winning story will receive a $200 gift check. The veterinarian or veterinary hospital nominated in the winning story will receive $1,000 to be used toward the veterinary treatment of a stray animal/s, or toward the treatment of animal/s whose owner cannot afford to pay for necessary veterinary care (“Rainy Day” Fund). The winning veterinarian/veterinary hospital will be requested to report how the prize money was used; reports may be used in press releases or other marketing materials. In January 2017, one of the twenty-four finalist veterinarians will be selected as the Grand Prize Winner.
The Grand prize Winner will receive free airfare, hotel accommodations and conference registration for two (2) to the Western Veterinary Conference (WVC) in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 5-9, 2017. Roundtrip coach airfare and standard room accommodations will be provided for up to four (4) night stay between the dates of March 5 - March 9, 2017 at one WVC negotiated hotel. Accommodations are based on availability. No transfers or room upgrades permitted.
Winner is responsible for all travel-related expenses not expressly stated in the prize description, including, without limitation, meals, beverages, gratuities, ground transportation, parking, taxes and surcharges. No substitution, transfer, or assignment of prize permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event an offered prize is unavailable or the Grand Prize Winner cannot attend Western Veterinary Conference 2017. This prize will expire on June 1, 2017. This prize has no cash value any unused portion will not be given in cash. Approximate retail value of the Grand Prize is $3,200. Federal, state and local taxes on the prizes are solely the responsibility of the winner.
Entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Pets Best which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Promotion. This Promotion is governed by the laws of the United States. By entering the Promotion, participants release and hold harmless Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, sponsors and agents from any and all liability or any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this Promotion.
Acceptance of the Prize or Grand Prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited) for the Pet Best, contest sponsors and its designee(s) to use Prize Winner’s and travel companion’s name, likeness, biography, statements, voice, image and any other personal characteristics, in any and all media now or hereafter known, for any purpose, including without limitation marketing, promotional and publicity purposes without additional compensation to each such individual or any limitation, and each such individual hereby releases Pets Best, sponsors and its designee(s) from any liability with respect to such use.
WINNER: Each winning pet owner will be notified and confirmed via email, in response to the email address used to submit winning story. If notified winner is not eligible, forfeits prize or declines prize, there will be no alternate winner. Winning veterinarians/veterinary hospitals will be contacted via telephone. If Grand Prize Winner is not eligible, forfeits prize or declines prize, the nominated veterinarian with the second-most number of votes will become the Grand Prize Winner.
SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR: This Contest is sponsored and administered by Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC, 2323 S. Vista Ave. Suite 100, Boise, ID 83705. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to Pets Best and not to Facebook or Twitter. The information you provide will only be used for Contest winner notification.
THIS CONTEST IS SOCIAL MEDIA BASED. THE PROMOTION OF THIS CONTEST ON VOTE SOLICITATION OR COLLECTING SITES IS PROHIBITED.