LASIK Giveaway Official Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

The Carrot LASIK & Eye Center “Win a FREE LASIK PROCEDURE” Contest (“Contest”) is sponsored by Carrot LASIK & Eye Center (“Sponsors”). This contest is governed by these Official Rules (“Official Rules”). Any individual who enters, attempts to enter or in any way participates or attempts to participate in any contest conducted by Carrot LASIK & Eye Center (each such individual is hereinafter referred to as a “Participant”) accepts and agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions provided in these General Rules (“Rules”), as well as by Sponsor’s interpretations of these Rules which are final and binding in all matters relating to Contest. The Contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. ANY CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR OTHERWISE RESTRICTED BY LAW. By entering, each Participant also agrees to comply with any and all Applicable Law in connection with his or her participation in a Contest. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion will be directed to Sponsor.

Entry in a Contest does not constitute entry into any other promotion, sweepstakes, or contest. The distribution of the prize(s) will be at the sole determination of Sponsor to the individual(s) deemed the winner(s) of the Contest by Sponsor in accordance with these Rules.

Collection, use, and disclosure of information obtained from Participants in the Contest is governed by Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (such privacy policy and any additional Contest terms and policies are referred to in these Rules as the “Policies”). In the event there is an inconsistency between any of the Policies or any Contest promotional materials and the terms and conditions of these Rules, these Rules shall prevail and govern.

ELIGIBILITY

1. The Contest is open to legal residents of the United States, who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry who have Internet access and a valid phone number and email account prior to the beginning of the Contest Period. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant.

2. Employees (including, without limitation, part-time or temporary employees) of Carrot LASIK & Eye Center and contest sponsors their respective parent entities, subsidiaries, affiliated companies and advertising and promotion agencies and the immediate family (i.e., current and ex- spouses, parents, grandparents, children, grandchildren, and siblings and in-laws and steps in any of the foregoing categories) and other household members (i.e., roommates, housemates, significant others, and partners of each legally residing at the same address) of each are NOT eligible.

CONTEST PERIOD. The Contest begins on December 7th, 2020 at 9:00AM MST and ends on January 15th, 2021, 11:59PM MST. (“Contest Period”). All entries (submissions) must be received on or before the time stated during that submission period.

HOW TO ENTER. Enter the Contest through the Sponsor’s website. Entrants must successfully complete at least one way to enter, to participate in the Contest. After completing an entry option, entrant will receive the amount of entries assigned to that option.

WINNER SELECTION. All eligible entries received during the Submission Period will be gathered into a database each day of the Contest. Each entry will be reviewed and judged by Carrot LASIK & Eye Center representatives and will be selected at random on or around January 16th & contacted by Carrot LASIK & Eye Center that day. One (1) winner in total. The entrant is responsible for monitoring their email or phone number for prize notification and receipt or other communications related to this contest. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached by Administrator (or Sponsor) within two (2) days using the contact information provided at the time of entry, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. Upon the request of the Sponsor, the potential winner may be required to return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release and Prize Acceptance Form and IRS W-9 form. If a potential winner fails to comply with these official rules, that potential winner will be disqualified. Prizes may not be awarded if an insufficient number of eligible entries are received.

PRIZE: Carrot LASIK & Eye Center will determine in its sole discretion whether the Potential Winner is medically a good candidate for the prize, which is complimentary LASIK eye surgery for both eyes at [1500 S. Dobson Rd., Suite 313, Mesa, AZ 85202]. If the Potential Winner is determined to be a good candidate for the procedure, the Potential Winner will be declared the final winner (the “Winner”). If the Potential Winner is not a good candidate for one of the procedures, Sponsor will select an alternate Potential Winner. The total estimated retail value of the prize is $5,300 assuming that surgery is performed on both eyes. The prize includes the LASIK consultation, evaluation, and procedure. The prize does not include any post-operative medications that may be necessary or advisable following the LASIK procedure or any medical care, treatment, or procedures not described above, including, but not limited to, that resulting from complications arising during or as a result of undergoing eye surgery or medical issues, preexisting or otherwise, unrelated to eye surgery. Travel and accommodations to and from [1500 S. Dobson Rd., Suite 313, Mesa, AZ 85202], as applicable, are the sole responsibility of the Potential Winner and Winner. All details and other restrictions of the prize(s) not specified in these Rules will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.

Each Participant acknowledges that acceptance and use of any prize is subject to all eligibility criteria. If a Winner does not comply with all applicable terms and conditions, or if a Winner does not have access to the Carrot LASIK & Eye Center location specified, such Winner may not be able to obtain the maximum value, or any value, from his or her prize. No transfer, assignment or substitution of the prize by Winner is permitted. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute for any prize one or more items or services of equal or greater value. Any difference between the actual value and the approximate retail value of any prize will not be awarded. No substitution, exchange or cash equivalent will be made. Prize must be accepted as offered.

TAXES: The value of each prize may be taxable to the Winner as income. Winner is solely responsible for determining and paying all federal, state and local taxes (including any income and withholding taxes) and the reporting consequences thereof. Any person winning over $600 in prizes during any one year period will receive an IRS Form 1099 at the end of the calendar year, and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.

OTHER TERMS:
1. The surgery must be booked and completed no later than April 15th, 2021.
2. All follow up appointments’ must be kept after surgery.
3. The surgical candidate will be expected to sign consent forms.
4. No claims or guarantee of a 20/20 vision outcome after surgery.
5. Carrot LASIK & Eye Center reserves the right to amend or add rules to this contest at any time.

False Fraudulent or Deceptive Entries or Acts: Participants who, in the view of Sponsor, provide false, fraudulent or deceptive entries or who engage in false, fraudulent or deceptive acts in connection with the Contest will be disqualified and may be subject to criminal prosecution. In addition, if, in the exclusive judgment of Sponsor, the Contest (or any portion thereof) becomes compromised in any way, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel any method of entry, to void any entries submitted fraudulently, and/or to select winners from among all non-suspect eligible entries received prior to act that compromised the Contest.

ADDITIONAL LIMITATIONS. Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Contest, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting or these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize. Any attempt to damage the content or operation of this Contest is unlawful and subject to possible legal action by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend or amend the Contest, without notice, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if Sponsor determines that the Contest cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering or unauthorized intervention, technical failure or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Contest. In the event any tampering or unauthorized intervention may have occurred, Sponsor reserves the right to void suspect entries at issue. Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives, and any telephone network or service providers, are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunction, lost or delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure or malfunction of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, the inability to access any website or online service or any other error, human or otherwise.

INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATE AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, THE FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, YOUTUBE, AND TWITTER PLATFORMS, ADMINISTRATOR, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THAT ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST AND THE ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE THAT MAY BE WON. SPONSOR AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATE AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONDITION, FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRIZE. SPONSOR AND ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO OR THE DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED WITH THE CONTEST.

PUBLICITY. By participating, each entrant grants Sponsor permission to use his/her name, likeness or comments for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.