Sweepstakes Official Rules

Boomerang Bills Sweepstakes Official Rules


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER, WIN OR CLAIM A PRIZE. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE AN ENTRANT’S CHANCES OF WINNING.

 

The Boomerang Bills Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Boomerang Bills, LLC (“Sponsor”), 1420 Washington Blvd., Suite 301 Detroit, MI 48226, and is administered by Prize Logic, LLC, (“Administrator”), 25200 Telegraph Road, Suite 405, Southfield, MI 48033.

 

  1. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD:  The Sweepstakes begins on October 1, 2017 at 12:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on December 31, 2017 at 11:59:59 PM ET (“Sweepstakes Period”) and consists of thirteen (13) entry periods (each an “Entry Period”) as outlined in the chart below:

 

Entry Period

Start Date

at 12:00 AM ET

End Date

at 11:59:59 PM ET

Mail-In Post-Marked By Date

Mail-In Received By Date

Approximate

Draw Date

1

October 1, 2017

October 7, 2017

October 7, 2017

October 17, 2017

October 18, 2017

2

October 8, 2017

October 14, 2017

October 14, 2017

October 24, 2017

October 25, 2017

3

October 15, 2017

October 21, 2017

October 21, 2017

October 31, 2017

November 1, 2017

4

October 22, 2017

October 28, 2017

October 28, 2017

November 7, 2017

November 8, 2017

5

October 29, 2017

November 4, 2017

November 4, 2017

November 14, 2017

November 15, 2017

6

November 5, 2017

November 11, 2017

November 11, 2017

November 21, 2017

November 22, 2017

7

November 12, 2017

November 18, 2017

November 18, 2017

November 28, 2017

November 29, 2017

8

November 19, 2017

November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017

December 5, 2017

December 6, 2017

9

November 26, 2017

December 2, 2017

December 2, 2017

December 12, 2017

December 13, 2017

10

December 3, 2017

December 9, 2017

December 9, 2017

December 19, 2017

December 20, 2017

11

December 10, 2017

December 16, 2017

December 16, 2017

December 26, 2017

December 27, 2017

12

December 17, 2017

December 23, 2017

December 23, 2017

 January 2, 2018

January 3, 2018

13

December 24, 2017

December 31, 2017

December 31, 2017

January 10, 2018

January 11, 2018

 

Non-winning entries will not carry forward into subsequent Entry Period drawings. The Administrator’s computer is the Sweepstakes official clock.

 

  1. ELIGIBILITYThis Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia) who are patients of doctors who are part of the Boomerang Bills Network and who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Click here for a list of Boomerang Bills Network doctors. Employees of Sponsor, Administrator, and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, “Sweepstakes Entities”) and each of their immediate family members (e.g., spouse, parent, child, sibling, and their respective spouses and the “steps” of each, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win.  All federal, state, and local laws apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

 

Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions and interpretations, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. For purposes of the Sweepstakes, an entrant’s residential address and e-mail address will be the physical address and e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. Entrants will not be allowed to change their physical address or e-mail address.

 

  1. HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES:  There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes:

 

  1. PAY A MEDICAL BILL: During the Sweepstakes Period, an eligible entrant may pay his/her medical bill in full or any other agreed upon amount (either in office, over the phone, online, or via mail). Entrant’s medical bill must be from a doctor who is part of the Boomerang Bill network (click here for a list of included doctors). Once entrant’s bill has been paid, he/she may visit www.bomerangbills.com (“Website”) and complete and submit the registration form. Upon the successful submission of the registration information, an entrant will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.

 

  1. MAIL-IN ENTRY:  An eligible entrant may hand-write his/her complete name (no initials), valid e-mail address, street address (P.O. Boxes not accepted), city, state, ZIP code, telephone number, and date of birth (MM/DD/YYYY) on a 3½”x5” card (“Mail-In Entry”) and mail it with sufficient postage to: Boomerang Bills Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 361288, 18640 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Farms, MI  48236. All Mail-In Entries must be postmarked by and received on or before the dates indicated in the chart above in Section 1, in order to be eligible.

 

Mail-In Entries must be legibly hand-written. Mechanical reproductions, postage-due, Mail-In Entries mailed in an envelope or sent in excess of the entry limits set forth below will not be accepted. Mail-In Entries received without a verifiable and legible return address will be deemed incomplete and not valid entries.

 

Entry Limit:  Regardless of the method of entry, there is a limit of one (1) entry per person per day during the entire Sweepstakes Period. If more than one (1) entry is received from the same person, telephone number and/or e-mail address in a single day, only the first entry received may be considered valid.

 

IMPORTANT:  Message and data rates may apply if an Entrant enters this SWEEPSTAKES on his/her mobile device. Not all mobile telephone/wireless providers carry the service necessary to participate in thIS SWEEPSTAKES. Entrants should consult their wireless provider's pricing plans. Mobile entry is not required to enter or win A prize in thIS SWEEPSTAKES.

 

  1. RANDOM DRAWINGS: On or around each date indicated in the chart above in Section 1, the Administrator will randomly select one (1) potential winner from all eligible entries received for each respective Entry Period for a total of thirteen (13) potential winners. Each winner is considered a potential winner pending verification of his/her eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.

 

  1. PRIZES, APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”), AND ODDS OF WINNING:

 

  1. Prizes (13 total; one [1] per Entry Period): The prize is a check to reimburse the winner for the medical bill he/she paid up to $1,000 (“Prize”). If a potential winner submitted more than one (1) entry, he/she will be reimbursed for the amount of the specific bill that was selected during the respective random drawing. If a winner entered via the Mail-In method of entry, Sponsor will randomly select a dollar amount between the average bill amount and $1,000 to determine the Prize value he/she will win. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of each Prize is up to $1,000.

 

  1. Total ARV of All Prizes: The total ARV of all Prizes is up to $13,000.

 

  1. Odds of Winning: The odds of winning a Prize depends on the number of eligible Sweepstakes entries received during each Entry Period of the Sweepstakes Period.

 

  1. General Conditions: There is a limit of one (1) Prize per person/household per Entry Period. In no event will more than thirteen (13) Prizes be awarded during the Sweepstakes Period. If, for any reason, more Prize notifications are sent (or more claims are received) than set forth in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to award the intended number of Prizes through a random drawing from among all eligible Prize claims received. No prize substitution or exchange will be allowed, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a Prize, or component thereof, of equal or greater value in case of unavailability of a Prize or a Prize component. 

 

  1. HOW TO CLAIM A PRIZE:  After each random drawing, Administrator will notify each potential winner via e-mail or phone at the e-mail address or phone number provided at the time of registration. Before being declared a winner each potential winner of a Prize that is $600 or more will be required to sign and execute an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability & Publicity Release and tax acknowledgment (“Affidavit”). Each potential winner must return a fully executed and notarized Affidavit to the Sponsor or its authorized designee within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date it is postmarked as being sent to the potential winner or his/her Prize may (in Sponsor’s sole discretion) be forfeited. If a potential winner is disqualified, found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, declines to accept a Prize, or in the event that the potential winner fails to return an executed and notarized Affidavit within the fifteen (15) calendar day deadline, the Prize may be forfeited. If a Prize is forfeited, the Prize may be awarded to an alternate winner, selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If, after a good-faith attempt, Sponsor is unable to award or deliver a Prize, the prize may not be re-awarded. 

 

Sponsor will attempt to notify each potential winner as set forth above, but Sponsor is not responsible for any undelivered e-mails, including without limitation e-mails that are not received because of a winner’s privacy or spam filter settings which may divert any promotion e-mail, including any winner notification e-mail, to a spam or junk folder. Prizes that are unclaimed, unredeemed, or returned as undeliverable will not be awarded. Prizes are non-transferable and no Prize substitution, exchange or cash equivalent will be allowed, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a Prize of equal or greater value in case of unavailability of the Prize or force majeure, at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Sweepstakes Entities shall not be held responsible for any delays in awarding a Prize for any reason. Prizes will be mailed to each verified winner at the address provided upon registration (PO Boxes not allowed). Prizes are not transferable and includes only the items specifically listed as part of the Prize. Any portion of a Prize not accepted by winner will be forfeited. Each winner shall be solely responsible for payment of any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes for the Prize won. Sponsor will issue a 1099-MISC for each winner whose Prize is valued at $600 or more. All other costs and expenses not expressly set forth herein shall be solely the winner’s responsibility. Prizes will only be awarded to a verified winner.

 

  1. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:  By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree that the Sweepstakes Entities and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, consultants, contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment and marketing agencies, website providers and each their respective officers, directors, stockholders, employees, representatives, designees and agents (“Released Parties”) are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, postage due or undeliverable e-mail/text notifications or postal mail; (ii) any computer, telephone, satellite, cable, network, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, or availability; (iii) garbled, corrupt or jumbled transmissions, service provider/network accessibility, availability or traffic congestion; (iv) any technical, mechanical, printing or typographical or other error; (v) the incorrect or inaccurate capture of registration information or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information; (vi) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, technical error, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to the Sweepstakes; (vii) any injury or damage, whether personal or property, to entrants or to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes and/or accepting a Prize; and (viii) entries that are late, forged, lost, misplaced, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, garbled or otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules. Further, the Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for any unanswered or undeliverable winner notifications.     

 

By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees: (i) to be bound by these Official Rules, including entry requirements; (ii) to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with respect to these Official Rules; (iii) to waive all of his/her rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against any of the Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes; and (iii) to forever and irrevocably agree to release and hold harmless each of the Released Parties from any and all claims, lawsuits, judgments, causes of action, proceedings, demands, fines, penalties, liability, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees) that may arise in connection with: (a) the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, any Sweepstakes-related activity or element thereof, and the entrant’s entries, participation or inability to participate in the Sweepstakes; (b) the violation of any third-party privacy, personal, publicity or proprietary rights; (c) acceptance, attendance at, receipt, travel related to, participation in, delivery of, possession, defects in, use, non-use, misuse, inability to use, loss, damage, destruction, negligence or willful misconduct in connection with the use of a prize (or any component thereof); (d) any change in the prizing (or any components thereof); (e) human error; (f) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of the Released Parties; (g) lost, late, stolen, misdirected, damaged or destroyed prizing (or any element thereof); or (h) the negligence or willful misconduct by entrant.

 

If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole and absolute discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and/or proceed with the Sweepstakes, including the selection of a winner in a manner it deems fair and reasonable, including the selection of a winner from among eligible entries received prior to such cancellation, termination, modification or suspension. In no event will more Prizes be awarded than are stated in these Official Rules. In the event that, due to technical, typographical, mechanical, administrative, printing, production, computer or other errors, there are more winners than are stated in these Official Rules, a random drawing among the claimants will be held to determine the winner.

 

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING THE PRIZES, IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

 

  1. DISPUTES:  THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN, AND THE FORUM AND VENUE FOR ANY DISPUTE SHALL BE IN THE OAKLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN. IF THE CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM IS NOT OTHERWISE RESOLVED THROUGH DIRECT DISCUSSIONS OR MEDIATION, IT SHALL THEN BE RESOLVED BY FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS ARBITRATION RULES AND PROCEDURES OR SUBSEQUENT VERSIONS THEREOF (“AAA RULES”). THE AAA RULES FOR SELECTION OF AN ARBITRATOR SHALL BE FOLLOWED, EXCEPT THAT THE ARBITRATOR SHALL BE EXPERIENCED AND LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN MICHIGAN. ALL PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH WILL BE CONDUCTED IN OAKLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED, INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF. ENTRANTS AGREE THAT THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ANY ENTRANT AND/OR SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES AND/OR ANY OTHER PARTY SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION. ANY DEMAND FOR ARBITRATION MUST BE FILED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR FROM THE END OF THE SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD, OR THE CAUSE OF ACTION SHALL BE FOREVER BARRED. 

 

  1. PRIVACY:  Sponsor’s privacy policy is available at https://www.boomerangbills.com/how-it-works/privacy-policy.html

 

  1. GENERAL:  Any attempted form of participation in this Sweepstakes other than as described herein is void. Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right to disqualify any entrant found or suspected, in their sole and absolute discretion, 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 this Sweepstakes. Any attempted form of participation in this Sweepstakes other than as in these Official Rules is void. If it is discovered that a person has registered or attempted to register more than once using multiple phone numbers, e-mail addresses, residential addresses, multiple identities, IP addresses, use of proxy servers, or like methods, all of that person’s entries will be declared null and void and that person will not be awarded any Prize that he/she might have been entitled to receive. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, third party or like methods to participate in the Sweepstakes will void any attempted participation effected by such methods and the disqualification of the individual utilizing the same. Entrants and/or potential winners may be required to provide proof of identification and eligibility as required by Sponsor or Administrator In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted on the registration form associated with such entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Each entrant may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder. CAUTION:  ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES 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. If any provision of these Official Rules or any word, phrase, clause, sentence, or other portion thereof should be held unenforceable or invalid for any reason, then that provision or portion thereof shall be modified or deleted in such manner as to render the remaining provisions of these Official Rules valid and enforceable. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules or the Prize documents will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. No entrant shall have the right to modify or amend these Official Rules. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision and such provision shall remain in full force and effect. All entries and/or materials submitted become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. In the event of any conflict with any Sweepstakes details contained in these Official Rules and Sweepstakes details contained in any promotional materials (including but not limited to point of sale, television and print advertising, promotional packaging and other promotional media), the details of the Sweepstakes as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail.

 

  1. WINNERS LIST:   For a list of winners, interested individuals should mail a self-addressed stamped business envelope to: Winners List, - Boomerang Bills Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 361288, 18640 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Farms, MI  48236. Winner List requests must be received no later than March 3, 2018.

 

 

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