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OFFICIAL “2016 ULTIMATE GIFT” GIVEAWAY SWEEPSTAKES RULES

 

NO DONATION OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A DONATION WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.


By entering and participating in the Blood Bank of Hawaii Year-End Holiday “The Ultimate Gift” Giveaway Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”), entrants agree to accept and be bound by these rules and the decisions of Blood Bank of Hawaii (“BBH”) as final in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.


1.    ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY: The Sweepstakes is open to any individual of age eighteen (18) or older who is a legal resident of the State of Hawaii.  An individual who registers to donate blood at any BBH donor center or BBH blood drive in the State of Hawaii, from December 10, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. (Hawaii time) through December 31, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. (Hawaii time) (the “Entry Period”) will be given one entry form to be entered into the Sweepstakes.  A first time donor or an existing BBH donor who brings in a new donor will receive two (2) entry forms.  Appointments may be made through BBH’s website at www.BBH.org or by calling (808) 848-4770.  BBH reserves the right in its discretion to extend the Entry Period.  An actual donation is not necessary for an individual to be entered into the Sweepstakes.  An individual may also enter the Sweepstakes by obtaining an entry form in person from BBH at 2043 Dillingham Boulevard, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819.  Entry forms will not be mailed.  Entries will be accepted on official entry forms only.  No facsimiles or copies will be accepted.  All entry forms must be received by BBH no later than the end of the Entry Period.  Employees of BBH, Vacations Hawaii and any other participating prize sponsor (the “Sponsors”), their immediate family members and members of their households are ineligible.  Neither BBH nor any of their officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives are responsible for lost, late, stolen, incomplete, misdirected or illegible entries.  BBH reserves the right to disqualify any entrant.  Non-compliance with any rule, requirement or mandatory procedure herein may, in the sole discretion of BBH, result in disqualification.


2.    SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE: BBH shall select one prize winner to receive a Vacations Hawaii Vegas package for two valued at $1800 including: roundtrip airfare on Vacations Hawaii nonstop Omni International charter flights between Honolulu and Las Vegas, four or five nights at the California Hotel, three meals daily and roundtrip Vegas airport transfers. Note: At least one guest must be a Hawaii resident or active military based in Hawaii. Guests must be 21 years or older to receive meal coupons. The prize winner will need to pay $42 per person for tax at time of ticketing. The prize cannot be substituted, exchanged or transferred for any other prize or award.  BBH reserves the right to substitute prizes with an item of equal or greater value, and all prize details are at the sole discretion of BBH and the participating prize sponsors.  Limit of one prize per individual.  All applicable federal, state and local taxes and expenses not specifically included in the prize description are the sole responsibility of the winner.  The prizes may not be sold or transferred.


3.    WINNERS AND ODDS: One winner will be selected for each prize in a random drawing from among all eligible entries on or about January 7, 2017.  Drawing will be conducted by BBH, whose decision shall be final.  The odds of being drawn as the winner of the Sweepstakes are dependent on the number of eligible entries received.  The winners will be notified by BBH via telephone, e-mail or U.S. mail, at BBH’s discretion.  The winners will be required to complete and return a prize acceptance and release, liability release and consent to use winner’s name and likeness without further compensation, except as prohibited by law.  The award of the prize is conditioned upon the winner’s acceptance of the terms in the foregoing release.  Such release must be received within five (5) business days of notification.  If BBH is unable to locate or contact the winner or the winner does not submit the requested release within five (5) business days of notification, such potential winner may be disqualified at the sole discretion of BBH, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner. The prize may be claimed only by, and will be awarded only to, the individual identified on the donor entry registration form.  BBH reserves the right to cancel, terminate or suspend the Sweepstakes as it may deem appropriate.  For identification of the winner, please send a request along with a self-addressed stamped envelope to 2043 Dillingham Boulevard, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819, Attn:  Year-End Holiday “The Ultimate Gift” Giveaway Prize Winners, after January 21, 2017 but before December 31, 2017.


4.    GENERAL: As a condition to and in exchange for the right to enter the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to release, hold harmless and indemnify the Sponsors and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives from and against any and all losses, damages, injuries, claims, suits, causes of action, liabilities, costs and expenses arising from and/or related to, directly or indirectly, the Sweepstakes and/or any prize awarded in connection therewith.  BBH is not responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prizes.  Except as prohibited by law, each participant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in Honolulu, Hawaii; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’ fees; (iii) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including without limitation lost profits (collectively, “Special Damages”) may be awarded; and (iv) participant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased.   BBH reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, or modify, extend or suspend the Sweepstakes in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud, technical problems, failures, malfunctions or other events have destroyed or severely undermined the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes or if BBH is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes by any event beyond its control, or by any federal, state or local law, order, regulation or order of any court or jurisdiction.  The laws of the State of Hawaii, without reference to choice of law rules, governs the Sweepstakes and all aspects related thereto. The Sweepstakes is subject to any requirements, revisions and/or limitations imposed by applicable federal, state or local law. Void where prohibited.


5.    SPONSOR: The sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Blood Bank of Hawaii, 2043 Dillingham Boulevard, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819.