EarQ Hearing Aid Giveaway

May 28, 2015

As a grand finale to #HearingHealthMonth, the NBRPA will be donating two (2) sets of hearing aids, kindly provided by EarQ.

Through our Facebook & Twitter accounts, you have been sent to this page to learn how you can become eligible to win these hearing aids!

Please email the NBRPA and tell us your story about your hearing impairment or loss of hearing (limited to 300 words). At random, two winners will be designated and awarded one set of hearing aids, subject to the terms & conditions below.

 

National Basketball Retired Players Association Sweepstakes
OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE AN ENTRANT’S CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AGE 18 YEARS OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY.

Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
Sponsor: National Basketball Retired Players Association, 175 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60604

1. How to Enter. To enter, click the link on either the @nbaalumni Twitter page or Legends of Basketball Facebook page. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 P.M. Central Time (“CT”) on May 28, 2015 and ends at 11:59 P.M. CT on May 31, 2015 ("Promotion Period"). Entrants who successfully email sales@legendsofbasketball.com during the Promotion Period will be entered in the Sweepstakes using the contact information provided (“Entry”). Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning the Prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

2. Limitation on Entries. One Entry per person. Entries received from any person in excess of the stated limitation will be grounds to have the entrant disqualified and his/her Entry void.

3. Entrant’s Eligibility. Only open to legal residents of the United States (including the District of Columbia) who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Sponsor and its affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate family (spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, daughter, or son) or member of the same household (whether related or not) are not eligible. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

4. Drawing and Awarding of Prize. Two (2) winners will be determined by a random drawing from all eligible Entries on or about June 1, 2015. Winnerds will be notified by e-mail sent by sales@legendsofbasketball.com on or before June 5, 2015. Winners will be required to engage in all requirements set forth by EarQ. If Winner is otherwise unwilling, unable or ineligible to receive the Prize, Prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Drawing will be conducted by Sponsor whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.

5. Qualification of Winner. Before Potential Winners will be deemed an Official Winner, he/she will be required to execute any legal documents that Sponsor may require, including, but not limited to, a W-9 tax form. The Potential Winners must be able to provide proof that the Potential Winner is eligible to be deemed an Official Winner to Sponsor’s satisfaction. If the documents are not returned within that time, or Potential Winners or Official Winners is found to be ineligible, or does not comply with the Official Rules, then he/she will be disqualified and an alternate Potential Winner will be selected.

6. General Conditions. By submitting an Entry, each entrant (whether declared an Official Winner or not) agrees (and agrees to affirm such in writing) to (i) abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes which decisions are final and binding in all respects, (ii) waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules, (iii) forever and irrevocably release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties (defined below) from any liability, claims, demands, and cause of action from personal injury, loss or damage, including death, or property damage, theft, or loss suffered or resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Sweepstakes or the use, misuse or acceptance or possession of the Prize or any portion thereof, or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity; (iv) grant Sponsor (where permitted by law) the right to use his/her name, address (city and state only), and biographical information on a worldwide basis, in all forms of media, in perpetuity and for advertising or promotional purposes without review or further compensation, and (v) warrant and represent that the use of the materials submitted in this Sweepstakes will not violate the rights of any third parties. Noncompliance with any of the above will result in disqualification.

7. Prize/Odds of Winning. Each Prize wWnner will receive one (1) set of Hearing Aid provided by EarQ. No additional accessories or features are included. Retail value is approximately $6,000. Odds of winning the Prize depend on number of eligible entries received. The Prize cannot be transferred or substituted except at Sponsor's sole discretion. Any taxes are the responsibility of the winner. PRIZE IS AWARDED AS-IS AND RELEASED PARTIES MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.

8. Limitation of Liability. Sponsor and its advertising and promotion agencies are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or stolen Entries or transmissions, or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic. Sweepstakes Entries are the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Winners agree that (except where prohibited) Sponsor may use winner's name, picture, likeness and voice for advertising and promotional purposes without further compensation. Sponsor, its promotional and advertising agencies, and all respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents shall have no liability and shall be held harmless by winners for any damage, loss or liability to person or property, due in whole or part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance or use of the Prize or participation in this Sweepstakes. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys' fees. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend part or all of this Sweepstakes should virus, bugs, human error, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes, or if for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned. In such event, Sponsor shall post a notice on the Website and may award the Prize in a random drawing from all eligible Entries received up to the date of cancellation or suspension. Sponsor and its promotion and advertising agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, fraud, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, whether caused by Sponsor, entrants or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the promotion or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions which may damage a user's computer system or limit an entrant's ability to participate in the promotion. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning the Prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, or threaten any other entrants or Sponsor representatives. Sweepstakes void where prohibited and subject to federal, state and local laws.
CAUTION – ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY'S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

9. Governing Law/Jurisdiction. The Sweepstakes and Official Rules are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the substantive laws of Illinois and the USA applicable to contracts made and performed entirely in Minnesota and where the relevant contacts are with such state. Except where prohibited, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, the Prize awarded, or the determination of the Official Winner shall be resolved individually by binding arbitration in Chicago, Illinois, in accordance with the Federal Arbitration Act and the rules of the American Arbitration Association, without resort to any form of class action. Class Action Waiver: By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby waive their right to participate in or act as lead plaintiff in a class action. Entrants further agree that in any cause of action, Sponsor's and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and each of its employees, directors, officers and agents (collectively “Released Parties”) entire liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorneys' fees and/or experts' fees and costs. Entrants waive the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages and entrants further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

10. Listing of Winners. Each Winner's name will be posted after June 5, 2015 at legendsofbasketball.com