Advanced Comfort Technology "Stress Relief Sweepstakes" Full Rules, Terms, & Conditions

Advanced Comfort Technology (the “Sponsor”) may offer giveaways, promotional products, or sweepstakes. For the purpose of this document, all these terms will be referred to as a “Sweepstake”.

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. Eligibility: This Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to those who submit a valid entry at the online sweepstakes page or mail a fully completed valid entry form and who are 18 years old or older as of the date of entry. Persons who are not legal U.S. residents are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes or claim a prize.  Persons with criminal activity history involving Advanced Comfort Technology or who have otherwise been barred from doing business with Advanced Comfort Technology are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes or to claim a prize.  Employees of the Sponsor, their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers, and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Residents of Rhode Island are not eligible.  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law.

2. Agreement to Official Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Official Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of the Sponsor as final and binding as they relate to the Sweepstakes.

3. Sweepstakes Period:  June 1, 2017 through September 1, 2017 at 11:59pm CST.  Entries will be accepted online or via mail during the Sweepstakes Period for as long as the Sweepstakes is open. 

4. How to Enter: For the purposes of this Sweepstakes, a valid entry is determined by completing the survey via the internet webpage, by completing the mail-in survey sheet obtained from Advanced Comfort Technology by emailing support@advancedcomforttechnology.com.  To complete the survey online, visit Advanced Comfort Technology’s website at DCCWaterbeds.com/spa during the Sweepstakes Period.  For purposes of this Sweepstakes, ‘receipt” of an internet entry occurs when Sponsor’s servers record the entry information resulting from the entrant clicking the “"Submit Entry” button.  For entry into the sweepstakes without completing the survey, mail a 3”x5” card containing your complete name, address and phone number in an envelope and mail to: ACT, 752 Lois Drive, Sun Prairie, WI 53590.  Mail-in entries, including the mail-in survey and the 3”x5” card, must be postmarked by September 1, 2017.  Limit one entry per person.  All entrants must meet eligibility requirements set forth in these Official Rules in order to qualify for the prize.  All entrants discovered to be under the age of 18 will be disqualified.  Sponsor is not responsible for any failure of the website during the Sweepstakes Period that can affect a person’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes. You may enter only once per entry method as specified and you must fill in the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. No purchase necessary. 

5. Prizes: One, $500 USD gift certificate to the spa of the winner's choice. The gift certificate is valid for the duration deemed by the gift certificate. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor's discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission by the winner for the Sponsor to use winner's name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

6. Odds: The actual odds of winning depend on the actual number of eligible entries received for this Sweepstakes.

7. Winner selection and notification: One winner of the one, $500 USD gift certificate to the spa of the winner's choice of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing under the supervision of the Sponsor on or about September 2, 2017 from among all eligible entries received.  Potential winner may be notified via email or telephone to the email address or telephone number entered by the potential winner for the Sweepstakes within five (5) days following the potential winner selection. The Sponsor shall have no liability for a winner's failure to receive notices due to winners' e-mail or other security settings or for winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected potential winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within seven (7) days from the date the award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected from entries so selected.  All Official Rules listed above with regard to eligibility will remain in effect for the alternate drawing.  Winner will be required to sign a Statement of Eligibility and Release form supplied by Sponsor prior to receiving the prize.

The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR'S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER'S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

8.  Claiming Prize:  A person selected as a winner must within ten (10) days, in writing or email: (a) contact Sponsor at support@advancedcomforttechnology.com to identify the Spa of choice for purposes of the prize; (b) verify eligibility, grant his/her/their consent to the use of his/her/their name and likeness in advertising without further compensation, (c) release Sponsor and its associates from all liability, claims and actions of any kind for injuries, damages or losses to persons or property which may be incurred in connection with the claiming, receipt or ownership of the prize, (d) agree to assume any and all costs and liabilities that arise out of the winning of or ownership of the prize, including but not limited to taxes, fees, and costs that result from winning or using the prize, and (e) agree to hold Sponsor harmless from any such liabilities.  A person who refuses to execute the Affidavit of Eligibility, Assumption and Release form supplied by Sponsor as a condition to the claiming of a prize is not eligible to claim the prize they were awarded.

 9. Rights Granted by you: By entering this content you understand that the Sponsor, anyone acting on behalf of the Sponsor, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns, will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner's name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.

10. Terms:  The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, the Sponsor may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by the Sponsor. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Official Rules. 

11. Additional Terms:  The decisions of Sponsor in all matters relating to the Official Rules and administration of the Sweepstakes shall be final.  The Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to, multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses, multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules, or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering.

Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from the Sponsor. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.

12. Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries.

 13. Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND WISCONSIN, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Wisconsin having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.  

14Winners List: To obtain a copy of the winner's name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:

Advanced Comfort Technology, Inc. | DCC Waterbeds

752 Lois Drive

Sun Prairie, WI 53590

USA

Please specify which Sweepstakes you would like to receive information about. 

15. Sponsor:  The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is

Advanced Comfort Technology, Inc. | DCC Waterbeds

752 Lois Drive

Sun Prairie, WI 53590

USA