“Protect Your Skin, Protect Your Eyes” Sweepstakes
Official Terms & Conditions
Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc. (the “Sponsor”) is offering this consumer promotion to encourage UV awareness associated with ZEISS eye care products. Eligible consumers must 18 years of age or older and legal residents of the continental United States or District of Columbia.. “Protect Your Skin, Protect Your Eyes” (the “Promotion”) is a sweepstakes in which winners will be determined on the basis of random selection. There is no purchase necessary to enter or win in the Promotion.
Promotion Time Frame
This overall Promotion begins July 1, 2019 and ends June 30, 2020 (“Promotion Period”). The Promotion will be conducted as a series of monthly drawings (“Monthly Drawings”) within the overall Promotion. Entries received between 12:00 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on the first calendar day of each month and 11:59:59 PM PT on the last calendar day of each month will eligible for that Monthly Drawing. The Monthly Drawing will be conducted on or about the 10th calendar day of the following month. All entries received in any given Month will be “rolled forward” for inclusion in all subsequent Monthly Drawings.
Promotion Time Frame
This Promotion will be conducted as a series of back-to-back monthly drawings (“Monthly Drawings”) conducted according to the following schedule:
|Monthly Drawing Period||Begins at 12:00:01 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on …||Ends at 11:59:59 PM PT on…||Drawing Conducted on or about…|
|1st||July 1, 2019||July 31, 2019||August 5, 2019|
|2nd||August 1, 2019||August 31, 2019||September 9, 2019|
|3rd||September 1, 2019||September 30, 2019||October 7, 2019|
|4th||October 1, 2019||October 31, 2019||November 8, 2019|
|5th||November 1, 2019||November 30, 2019||December 9, 2019|
|6th||December 1, 2019||December 31, 2019||January 7, 2019|
|7th||January 1, 2019||January 31, 2020||February 5, 2020|
|8th||February 1, 2020||February 29, 2020||March 9, 2020|
|9th||March 1, 2020||March 31, 2020||April 6, 2020|
|10th||April 1, 2020||April 30, 2020||May 6, 2020|
|11th||May 1, 2020||May 31, 2020||June 8, 2020|
|12th||June 1, 2020||June 30, 2020||July 9, 2020|
All entries received in any given Monthly Drawing Period will be “rolled forward” for inclusion in all subsequent Monthly Drawings.
How to Enter the Promotion
To receive one (1) entry, visit premiumoffers.zeiss.com/sweepstakes and complete the registration form with form with your first/last name, email address and phone number. If you chose to share content regarding the importance of UV protection and/or upload a photo of yourself wearing UV protective eyewear you will receive an additional entry. There is a limit of up to two (2) entries per person per Monthly Drawing Period.
In ten (10) of the Monthly Drawings one (1) winner will be randomly selected to receive an MD Solar Sciences skin care package, approximate retail value (“ARV”) $200 each. In two (2) of the Monthly Drawings (drawings conducted in December and April) one (1) winner will be randomly selected to receive an American Express Gift Card, ARV $600.
There are a total of twelve (12) prizes available with a total ARV of all prizes of $3,200. There is a limit of one (1) prize per person. The odds of winning any prize are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received for any given Monthly Drawing.
Potential winners will be contacted per the above schedule by the email address and/or phone number associated with their entry. Potential winners of the MD Solar Sciences skin care package will be asked to complete and return a 1-page Prize Claim Document (“PCD”) as a condition of receiving their prize. Potential winners of the American Express Gift Card prize will be required to complete and return a PCD as well as an IRS Form W-9, which will be used for the issuance of the winners IRS Form 1099 in the applicable tax year. All prize claim documents requested by the Sponsor must be returned within five (5) days of Sponsors request. Failure to return requested documents in this time period will result in disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner. Up to three (3) attempts will be made to award any given prize; if any given prize is unclaimed after three (3) attempts, the prize will go unclaimed. Prizes will be mailed/shipped to the address provided in the winners PCD within ten (10) days following receipt of winners’ documents.
Additional Program Guidelines
Participation in this Promotion constitutes your full and unconditional acceptance of these Official Terms & Conditions. Employees of Carl Zeiss Vision and Vision Service Provider (VSP), its affiliates, subsidiaries, sales representatives, retailers, advertising, promotion agencies, and the immediate families of each are not eligible. All Internet access and usage charges are the responsibility of the entrant. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web-site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in the Promotion.
MD Solar Sciences and American Express are not Sponsors of, or in any way affiliated with this Promotion.
Each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Promotion, or any gift cards awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or state court within the State of California; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in this Promotion, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, and consequential damages, and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California.
Electronic Transfer of Data
The Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected, mutilated, or incomplete, claims or electronic files. Liability for verification or materials containing printing or other errors is limited to replacement with other printed materials while supplies last.
Anti-Kickback Statute Compliance
To the extent required to satisfy 42 C.F.R. § 1001.952(h) (the anti-kickback statute discount safe harbor regulations) or other applicable laws and regulations, your practice must fully and accurately reflect, in cost reports and other submissions to federal healthcare programs, all such rebates and other discounts and, upon request by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or a state agency, must make available information provided to your practice by Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc. concerning the rebates and other discounts. Your practice agrees to pay any and all reasonable costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, incurred as a result of failure to comply with this statute.
By participating in the Promotion, you acknowledge and agree that you have read and reviewed the Terms & Conditions of this Promotion and have had the opportunity to seek the professional advice of legal counsel regarding the laws relating to this Promotion and optometry licensing laws in the jurisdiction in which your practice, its doctors, and its healthcare practitioners are licensed to practice. Should your practice fail or neglect to review the Terms & Conditions of this Promotion as provided herein, then your practice shall bear all costs and liabilities incurred in connection with such failure and shall indemnify the Sponsor against any and all claims for such failure to comply.
Independent Medical Judgment
Participating Eye Care Professionals should exercise their best medical judgment in prescribing or recommending lenses without regard to participation in this or any other program. Participating members and their respective practices shall be solely responsible for making all medical, diagnostic, or prescription decisions. Nothing in this Promotion shall be construed to interfere with, limit, or otherwise affect each participating Eye Care Professional’s responsibility to a particular patient, or the medical judgment exercised on behalf of a patient. Each participating member shall have the sole discretion to choose products/lenses other than those covered by this Promotion should the participating member, and the practice and its healthcare practitioners, in their best professional, medical judgment, believe that other products/lenses are best for patient care (“Independent Medical Judgment“).
Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc.
Attn: UV Sun Protection Promotion
12121 Scripps Summit Drive, Ste. 400 San Diego, CA 92131
Carl Zeiss Vision Customer Service