NCPA 2017

OCTOBER 11, 2017
Sweepstakes Official Rules 

1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA WHO ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD AT TIME OF ENTRY. Void where prohibited by law.  This sweepstakes begins on October 14, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. ET and ends on October 18, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET (“Promotion Period”).  Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes.  Enter the Sweepstakes during the Promotion Period by: (1) Completing the entry form with all required information which will include your full name, email, mailing address, and consent at the Pharmacy Times booth at the NCPA 2017 Annual Convention; (2) checking the box agreeing to these Official Rules; and (3) submitting the entry form at the booth.  In-person entries must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. ET on October 18, 2017.  Alternatively, anyone may enter the Sweepstakes by printing the words “NCPA 2017 Entry,” along with his or her name, title, date of birth, street address, city, state, zip, email address, and phone number on a 3" by 5" white index card.  Mail the card to Pharmacy and Healthcare Communications, LLC Attn: Editorial Survey 2 Clarke Drive, Suite 100, Cranbury, New Jersey 08512.  To be considered eligible in the NCPA Sweepstakes, entries must be received no later than October 18, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET.  No methods of entry other than the methods specifically described herein will be accepted.  Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected or incomplete entries or unsuccessful attempts to enter. Incomplete entries and/or entries not received by the deadlines will not be eligible.  Limit (1) one entry per person, per mailing address, per outer-mailing envelope and per email address. 

2. Winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received on or about October 22, 2017.  Drawing will be conducted by Pharmacy and Healthcare, LLC, whose decisions are final.  Drawing times are subject to change or cancellation with or without notice. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.  For winner’s name, send a separate self-addressed, stamped envelope to 2 Clarke Drive, Suite 100, Cranbury, NJ 08512 by April 15, 2018.  

3.  The prize (“Prize”) consists of the following: (1) American Express Gift Card, with Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of $100.00. American Express is a registered trademark of American Express Company. All rights reserved. American Express is not a participant or sponsor of this promotion.

4. The limit is one winner for the Prize.  Winner will be notified by phone, email, overnight delivery or first class mail, as Sponsor shall determine. If Winner does not respond to Prize Notification as directed within five (5) days of the attempted notification date or if a Prize or Prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable, such Winner will be disqualified, Prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. Upon disqualification, the Prize will be forfeited and no compensation will be given. 
Prize is not transferable. No cash or prize substitutions, except the sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value.  Acceptance of Prize constitutes permission to use that winner's name, likeness, and photo, and hometown for promotional and publicity purposes  in any media now known or later developed, worldwide, at no additional compensation unless prohibited by law.  All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided such as reservation fees, taxes, insurance and other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner. By participating and accepting a prize, winner releases and agrees to hold harmless, Pharmacy and Healthcare Communications, LLC, its respective parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, service agencies, sponsors and any independent contractors of any kind arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the prize or the participation in this sweepstakes or any sweepstakes-related activity.

5. This sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States of America who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Void wherever prohibited by law. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Persons in any of the following categories are not eligible to participate or win a prize: (a) persons who since January 1, 2014 were or are employees or agents of Pharmacy and Healthcare Communications, LLC, its respective parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, service agencies, sponsors and any independent contractors of any kind of the above organizations; including HRA, LLC (the “Administrator”); (b) individuals engaged in the development, production, or distribution of materials or the implementation of the sweepstakes and (c) employees of the persons in the immediate family of, or persons living in the same household as any person in any of the preceding categories.

6.  Information collected by Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes may be used by Sponsor.  It may be shared with third parties involved in administration of the Sweepstakes party. Please review the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy at http://www.pharmacytimes.com/privacy.  By participating in the Sweepstakes and providing your information, Entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s Privacy Policies.

7.  This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with NCPA, Facebook, Twitter, or American Express. You understand that you are providing your information to Pharmacy and Healthcare Communications, LLC and not to NCPA, Facebook or Twitter. NCPA is a registered trademark of the National Community Pharmacists Association.  Facebook is a registered trademark of Facebook, Inc.  Twitter is a registered trademark of Twitter Inc.  American Express is a registered trademark of American Express Company.

8. Sponsor reserves the right, to disqualify any individual found, in its sole opinion, to be tampering with the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike manner or with the intent to disrupt the normal operation of the Sweepstakes. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, third party or like methods to participate in the Sweepstakes will void any attempted participation affected by such methods and the disqualification of the individual utilizing the same. CAUTION AND WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.  Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Promotion, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment.  If due to a printing, production or other error, more prizes are claimed than are intended to be awarded, Prize will be awarded in a random drawing from among all verified and validated entries. In no event will more than one Prize be awarded.  In the event of any conflict with any Sweepstakes details contained in these Official Rules and Sweepstakes details contained in other Sweepstakes-related materials, the details of the Sweepstakes as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail. 

9. By entering, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Pharmacy and Healthcare Communications, LLC, NCPA, Facebook, Inc., and Twitter, Inc.  and their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (b) that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose; and (c) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Sweepstakes itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes at Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished in connection with the Sweepstakes. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

10. 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 New Jersey, 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 Middlesex County, New Jersey. Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of New Jersey and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State of New Jersey.  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.

11.  The Sponsor and Administrator of this Sweepstakes is Pharmacy and Healthcare Communications, LLC, 2 Clarke Drive, Suite 100, Cranbury, New Jersey 08512.
 

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