CAROLINA PAD SURVEY SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to enter or win:
Your entry will be automatically entered upon submission of survey. Entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of the 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 organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. The sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and Canada (except the Province of Quebec), at least 13 years of age or older, except employees of Carolina Pad ("Sponsor"), its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, its advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate families of the foregoing employees. Submission of entry constitutes permission for Sponsor to use entrant's submitted information for purposes of marketing and promotion.
SELECTION OF WINNERS:
Total number of eligible entries received determines odds of winning. From all eligible entries received, Carolina Pad will randomly select Five (5) Winners each month. Winners will be notified by e-mail within two (2) weeks of the close of the survey.
The winner will receive a Carolina Pad Gift Pack worth $50.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY/RESERVED RIGHTS:
Neither Carolina Pad nor their promotional agencies shall have any obligation or responsibility with regard to (i) entries that contain inaccurate information or do not comply with these rules, (ii) entries, prize claims, or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged, or otherwise not received by the intended recipient, in whole or in part, due to computer or technical error of any kind, (iii) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or (iv) any damages or losses of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of any prize. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Web site or otherwise violating these rules. Sponsor further reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or modify the Sweepstakes if the Sweepstakes cannot be completed as planned because of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, or technical failures of any sort.
PRIZE AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES:
Each prize will consist of any one collection of Carolina Pad products as selected at the discretion of the Sponsor (Approximate Retail Value of Prize $50 each). Winner will not receive the difference between actual and approximate retail value. All federal, state, and local taxes and fees are the sole responsibility of the winner. Sponsor will comply with all income tax reporting obligations. Prize consists only of items specifically listed as part of the prize.
The Prize is not transferable; no prize substitutions or cash alternatives are allowed except as may be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Except where prohibited, acceptance of the Prize constitutes the winner’s consent that their names, likenesses, and/or biographical data may be used for advertising and promotional purposes without limitation and without additional notice, compensation, or consent.
Prize winners will be notified by e-mail sent to the e-mail address submitted on the original contest entry form, and Carolina Pad is under no obligation to notify winners by any means other than e-mail. If a winner's Carolina Pad profile is no longer active, notification will be sent to the last known e-mail address. Carolina Pad is not responsible for notifications that are misdirected or not received because of e-mail addresses that are no longer correct. If a potential winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been made during one (1) business day from the first notification attempt, such person may be disqualified, with an alternate winner selected. Any prize notification or prize returned as undeliverable will result in the awarding of that prize to an alternate winner.
Carolina Pad will deliver the prizes as follows: Each prize will be shipped to the appropriate winner's home address. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions or cash equivalents are allowed except by Carolina Pad, who also reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater value if the advertised prize is unavailable.
SHIPPING OF PRIZES:
SHIPPING OF PRIZES:
Carolina Pad will utilize the most economical method for shipping contest prizes. Although Carolina Pad ships with well-known carriers and does not anticipate delivery problems, unforeseen circumstances can happen from time to time that creates situations resulting in lost shipments or damaged merchandise. If your prize is not received within the window specified by the final prize e-mail, contact Carolina Pad and we will initiate the appropriate paperwork with the shipper. The shipper will require a period of time to determine the status of the package, which could be up to seventy-two (72) hours. During this time you will need to wait for the final determination as to how Carolina Pad will resolve the lost or damaged merchandise. If the product is no longer available, Carolina Pad reserves the right to replace the item with a like product of similar or greater value.
ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS:
ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS:
By entering, contestant explicitly acknowledges and agrees that Carolina Pad reserves the right to publish in any media, including print, radio, and online, any or all content of the essay and photograph submitted with or without first and last name credit to the entrant; and entries that attempt to restrict this right will not be considered. All entries become the property of Carolina Pad and Carolina Pad shall hold all copyright, ownership, title, and right thereto. An entrant’s submission of an entry constitutes permission for Carolina Pad to use the entrant’s name, story, photograph and other material provided in the entry for any purpose, including for promotional purposes in any media without compensation. Prize winners shall execute at Carolina Pad request such assignments and other documents as may be necessary to confirm or enact this assignment.
BY ENTERING THE CONTEST:
BY ENTERING THE CONTEST:
Participants release and hold harmless Sponsor, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this Contest or any prize won, including any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with participation in the Contest. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of this offer, administration of the Contest or in the announcement of prizes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with this Contest, or the integrity and/or feasibility of the Contest is undermined by any event including but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state or local government law, order or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel, or terminate the Contest without further obligation and, if so, Sponsor reserves the right, but not the obligation, to award the prize from among all valid and eligible entries received up to the time of such Force Majeure event. All entries are the property of Sponsor and are not returnable.
If for any reason, the computerized entry portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest. Each entry must be manually key-stroked and manually entered by the individual participant. Repetitive automated electronic submission of entries is specifically prohibited, and any such entries will be disqualified. Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. In the event of a dispute, the potential winner may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the identified e-mail account, and Sponsor’s decision will be final. 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, including any error that may result in an erroneous appearance of qualification for a prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any problem or technical malfunction of any computer equipment or software that results in loss of entry. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY COMPUTERIZED SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGE FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
ENTRANT’S PERSONAL INFORMATION:
ENTRANT’S PERSONAL INFORMATION:
To obtain the names of the Winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Carolina Pad Survey Sweepstakes, 9144 Arrowpoint Boulevard, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28273. Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations; void where prohibited or restricted by law.