The Real People. Real Change. Contest (the “Contest”) is a volunteer-based program conducted by American Heart Association, Inc. (“AHA”). These Rules apply to all participants. AHA shall make all determinations as to whether the Rules have been complied with, and the decision of the Sponsor as to any issue is final.
Sponsors: AHA is the Sponsor of this Contest.
Eligibility: No purchase or donation is necessary to participate in the Contest. A donation does not increase one’s chance of winning. Participants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age as of the date of entry. The Contest is open to legal residents of Indiana. Employees of AHA and United HealthCare, Inc. and their immediate family are not eligible to win. THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
For this purpose, “immediate family” includes the spouse, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, brothers, sisters, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of the employee and his/her spouse. This definition also includes a) “step” and adoptive relationships, b) individuals for whom an employee is the current legal guardian and c) individuals who are not legally related but who reside with an employee.
Time: The entry period for the Contest starts at 7:00 am on March 1, 2020 (all times Central Time) and ends at 11:59 pm on June 30, 2020 the “Contest Period”). All entries must be received during the Contest Period.
Entry: Participants may enter the Contest by submitting a Nomination Form to AHA and detailing how the person nominated has made lifestyle changes consistent with AHA’s Life’s Simple 7® and experienced positive results
The odds of winning the Contest depend on the total number of eligible entries. By participating in the Contest, each participant fully and unconditionally agrees to, and accepts these, Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest.
Determination of Winner: There will be four winners of the Contest (the “Winners,” each a “Winner”). The Winners will be determined by a committee of past winners based on which submissions had the healthiest change. The Winners will be notified at the conclusion of the Contest Period by e-mail within approximately two (2) weeks of the Contest end date and subsequently announced to the public. The determination of the Winners by Sponsor is final and binding on all participants. Each Prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternative winner if a Winner does not respond within seven (7) days of notification or if two (2) attempts to contact a Winner by phone and/or email are not successful. The alternate winner will be determined by who had the next best submission. The Prizes are not transferable. The Winners’ submissions will be posted online and on social media whereby viewers will be encouraged to participate in a popular vote via an online survey to determine the best of the Winners (the “Overall Winner”). The Overall Winner will be determined by which Winner receives the most votes from the public as outlined herein. The Overall Winner will be subject to the same requirements and conditions as each Winner as outlined herein.
Prize: The Overall Winner will win a Peloton bike (“Overall Winner Prize”). The estimated fair market value of the Overall Winner Prize is $2,500 but the actual value may differ. The other three finalists will win $500. A monthly subscription to Peloton is not included in the Overall Winner Prize.
Taxes: The value of each Winner’s Prize is includible in each Winner’s income. Each Winner is responsible for paying all federal, state, and local income and other applicable taxes that are due in connection with receipt of the Prize(s).
Additional Agreements: The Overall Winner will be required to execute a Winner Agreement with Sponsor as a condition of accepting the prizes. The agreement includes releases of liability in favor of AHA and UnitedHealthCare.
Consent to Publicity: Except where prohibited by law, by entering the Contest, the Winners consent to Sponsor’s use of his or her name and/or photograph in any publicity, publications, promotional and marketing material, advertising, and any other print materials, web pages, electronic or other communications published or distributed by Sponsor without compensation and without notice and agrees to sign an agreement to this effect.
Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) electronic transmissions that are lost, late, stolen, incomplete, damaged or misdirected; (ii) any problems or technical malfunctions, errors, omissions, deletions, defects, communication failures or (iii) causes beyond the Sponsor’s reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest. Sponsor will not be responsible if weather conditions, event cancellations, acts of God or other circumstances beyond their control prevent the Prize or the Contest from taking place.
Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished in connection with the Contest. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, PRIZES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS IN THIS SECTION MAY NOT APPLY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS.
By participating in the Contest, participants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor and United HealthCare and each of their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from and against any and all injuries, claims, losses, damages, actions and/or liability arising out of or in connection with, directly or indirectly, participation in and/or entry into the Contest or acceptance, delivery, possession, use or misuse of any prize received in this Contest. The determinations of the Sponsor are final and binding with respect to any matter arising out of the interpretation or application of these Rules.
For a list of winners, send a hand-written, self-addressed, stamped envelope to American Heart Association, Real People. Real Change., 6500 Technology Center Drive, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278. Requests for the winner list must be received by July 31, 2020.
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