Versiti - Promotions and Sweepstakes

Save Lives and Sail Sweepstakes

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR BLOOD DONATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. A donation does not increase your chances of winning. Open only to U.S. residents of Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin. Void where prohibited.

  1. Promotion Description. Versiti’s Save Lives and Sail Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins on June 8, 2024 and ends on June 23, 2024. The sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Versiti, Inc. (“Sponsor”). The Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules, and, by entering, all participants agree to be bound by the terms and conditions herein and by all decisions of Sponsor, which are final and legally binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. If there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any materials (including, without limitation, advertisements) and these Official Rules, the terms in these Official Rules shall prevail, govern, and control. Entry constitutes acceptance of all Official Rules.
  2. Eligibility. The Sweepstakes is open only to legal U.S. residents of Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. The following are not eligible: (i) employees, officers, directors, agents, independent contractors, and representatives of Sponsor and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, wholesalers, retailers, distributers, advertising, and promotion agencies; (ii) senior leadership of entities or organizations with contractual agreements in place with Versiti for blood-related products or services, as well as employees of such entities or organizations who had or have responsibility for negotiating such contractual agreements; and (iii) the immediate family members (mother, father, sister, brother, husband, wife, daughter, son, step-father, step-mother, step-daughter, step-son, step-brother, step-sister, half-brother, half-sister) and/or those living in the same household of any persons under (i) and (ii) above. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law or regulations.
  3. Sponsor. Versiti, Inc., 638 North 18th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233.
  4. Sweepstakes Period. The Sweepstakes begins on June 8, 2024 and ends on June 23, 2024 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Two (2) winners will be randomly selected on or about June 25, 2024.
  5. How to Enter.There are two ways to enter the Sweepstakes: (1) by donating or attempting to donate at a Versiti Blood Center donor center or mobile blood drive located in Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, or Illinois during the Sweepstakes Period; or (2) by submitting an online Sweepstakes entry during the Sweepstakes Period. The choice of entry method will not affect an entrant’s chances of winning.
    1. To enter by donating: Donate or attempt to donate at a Versiti Blood Center donor center or mobile blood drive located in Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, or Illinois during the Sweepstakes Period. (For locations, please visit Versiti.org.) Donors will be tracked by Sponsor and will be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes after their donation. Specifically, eligible entrants who donate during the Sweepstakes Period will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. To be a donor, individuals must meet the minimum qualifications to donate. (Please visit Versiti.org for donor requirements.)
    2. To enter without donating (“AMOE”): Eligible entrants may enter the Sweepstakes without a blood donation by doing the following: Visit Versiti.org/cruise and fill out the entry form online during the Sweepstakes Period. By completing the online form, you will receive one entry into the Sweepstakes.

    The choice of entry method will not affect an entrant’s chances of winning. Limit one (1) entry per person regardless of the method of entry. Any attempt by any person to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple names, email addresses, or any other methods will void all of that person’s entries for the Sweepstakes, and that person will be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, corrupted, or misdirected entries. Entries become property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
  6. Prizes, Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) & Odds of Winning.Two (2) entrants will be randomly selected as potential winners of the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning one of the prizes depends on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Each of the two potential winners will receive the following prize:
    • Winner’s choice of a one-night to four-night cruise for winner and one (1) guest on Disney Cruise Line® cruise leaving/arriving from Port Canaveral, Florida or Fort Lauderdale, Florida (standard inside stateroom, location at discretion of Sponsor; cruise must be taken between September 1, 2024 and April 12, 2025 during non-peak dates, see Prize Details for excluded dates; meals onboard Disney Cruise Line® ship (excluding specialty and fine dining); pre-paid onboard gratuities for the stateroom host/hostess, dining room server, assistant server, and head server); Page 2 of 5
    • Round-trip, coach-class airfare for winner and guest from a major domestic airport near winner’s place of residence to major domestic airport near Disney Cruise Line® embarkation port/terminal;
    • One-night hotel accommodations for night prior to cruise departure in one standard, double-occupancy room (excludes meals, room service, and other incidentals) at hotel near Disney Cruise Line® embarkation port/terminal; and
    • Ground transportation to and from airport and hotel, and ground transportation to and from hotel to Disney Cruise Line® embarkation port/terminal.

    ARV of Prize Package: $3,983. See below for additional prize details and information.

    Prize Details. Winner will be able to select a four-night to six-night cruise offered by Disney Cruise Line® for winner and one guest, subject to the following conditions. Winner will be provided one standard inside stateroom. Cruise must depart from and return to either Port Canaveral, Florida or Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Cruise must be taken between September 1, 2024 and April 12, 2025 during non-peak dates. Peak dates excluded from travel are as follows: October 27-November 3, 2024; November 17-December 8, 2024; and December 15-December 31, 2024. Sponsor and Disney Cruise Line® reserve the right to change the allowable travel dates, cruise ship, or any other component of the prize, for any reason and in its sole discretion, unless prohibited by law. Sponsor will use good-faith and reasonable efforts to work with Disney Cruise Line® to book the cruise selected by winner; however, cruise dates, ports of call, offerings, and experiences onboard are subject to change, availability, and cancellation without notice. If potential winner is unavailable to travel during designated time frame for any reason, the prize will be forfeited without compensation of any kind, and an alternate winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries in a random drawing. Travel must be reserved through Sponsor, and Sponsor will determine airline, hotel, and flight and ground transportation itinerary in its sole discretion.

    Winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Guest must be either (i) 21 years of age or older or (ii) the child/legal ward of the winner. Once selected by winner, guest cannot be changed without the express consent of Sponsor, which may be withheld for any reason.

    Prize fulfillment is subject to availability and restrictions at Disney Cruise Line® and flight availability. Prize may not be sold, traded, transferred, refunded, commissioned, or redeemed for cash value. By accepting and receiving the prize, the winner and guest agree to abide by their Disney Cruise Line® cruise contracts, which can be found at https://disneycruise.disney.go.com/contracts-terms-safety/cruise-contract/united-states/. Furthermore, winner and guest are solely responsible for providing proper citizenship documentation to travel, which may include passports, valid alien registration card, and/or necessary visas. Those without proper citizenship documentation will be denied boarding. It is the winner’s and guest’s responsibility to check with the relevant government agencies, embassies, or consulates prior to their cruise to ensure that they have proper citizenship documentation. U.S. citizens can also visit the State Department’s travel website at www.travel.state.gov, or call the U.S. National Passport Information Center at (877) 4USA-PPT for more information. Winner and guest are strongly encouraged to obtain passports. Winner and guest are solely responsible for obtaining any and all necessary travel documents (valid photo I.D., passport, visa, credit card, etc.) before departure. Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges (e.g., room service, use of telephone/IT services, laundry and all other optional extra services not provided in the prize).

    The winner and guest will be required to execute a liability/publicity/COVID-19 release and waiver form prior to booking of any travel. The winner and guest will also be required to sign the Disney Cruise Line® cruise contract before embarkation (the “Cruise Contract”). The Cruise Contract is available at www.disneycruise.com/cruisecontract. Failure to return the executed release form or to accept and sign the Cruise Contract within the specified time periods will result in forfeiture of the prize. Winner acknowledges that winner is solely responsible for any actions, claims, or liabilities of the winner and/or guest, related to any use or misuse of cruise-related activity or travel. The winner and guest are required to comply with Disney Cruise Line’s health and safety measures and operational guidelines, including but not limited to, where applicable, vaccination, face covering, COVID-19 testing, and physical distancing requirements. Persons not meeting embarkation requirements will be denied boarding. Visit www.disneycruise.com/updates for the latest information. Health and safety measures and operational guidelines, ports of call, and offerings may change at any time without notice. Certain onboard venues, experiences, and other offerings may be modified or unavailable, will have limited capacity, and will be subject to limited availability, advance reservations, or even closure.

    Any and all costs or expenses not specifically mentioned herein are not included and are solely the winner’s responsibility, including, but not limited to, round-trip transportation between the winner/guest’s residence and the departure airport, alcoholic beverages, fax, gratuities and tips, insurance, laundry service, merchandise, parking, room service, service charges, excursions, souvenirs, spa services, ship to show communications (including internet), Page 3 of 5 telephone calls, and taxes that are not expressly included in the prize. Travel and lodging are subject to availability, certain restrictions, blockout dates, and Sponsor’s approval as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Airline carrier and hotel regulations and conditions apply. Airline tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable, and are not valid for upgrades. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight or cruise. Winner and guest (if a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) must sign a Release and Indemnification and a Publicity Release (where allowed by law), prior to issuance of travel documents, which must be returned with the verification documents requested of winner, or guest portion of the prize will be forfeited. Itineraries and departure dates may be changed, cancelled, discontinued, delayed, or postponed at any time and without prior notice. Sponsor and Disney Cruise Line® are not liable, including for any costs or expenses, if any component of the prize is changed, cancelled, discontinued, or delayed for any reason, and winner will not be reimbursed, and no substitution will be provided except as in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers, gift cards, or certificates. Once hotel/cruise accommodations and flight arrangements have been confirmed, no changes will be allowed except by Sponsor. Winner is solely responsible for any and all baggage charges, taxes, and any other charges incurred after or in connection with the issuance of airline tickets. Sponsor is not liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay. Prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer, and any unused element of the prize will be forfeited. If any portion of the prize is not available for any reason, then the Sponsor reserves the right to substitute that portion of the prize with another prize of comparable or greater value. If the winner and guest cannot comply with these restrictions or any other portion of these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety, and an alternate winner will be chosen from among all eligible entries.

    In the event the winner and/or the guest engage in behavior that, as determined by Sponsor or Disney Cruise Line®, in their sole discretion, is obnoxious or threatening, illegal, is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person, or is contrary to Disney Cruise Line’s property rules or policies in effect at the time for Disney Cruise Line®, Sponsor and Disney Cruise Line® reserve the right to terminate the cruise or other applicable experience early, in whole or in part, and send the winner and/or the guest home with no further compensation. Winner acknowledges and agrees to be solely responsible for any actions, claims, or liabilities of the guest.

    Any images of prize/prize components in advertising are for illustrative purposes only and actual items awarded as prize/prize components may differ from such images, and Sponsor expressly disclaims any and all liability in conjunction therewith. The actual value of the prize is expected to vary based on the point of departure, date, times of travel, airfare fluctuations, cruise fees, and hotel pricing. If the actual value of the prize is less than stated, the difference will not be awarded in cash, and no such claim will be honored.

    Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. PLEASE NOTE: Taxes on prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. Affidavit of eligibility (including SSN), prize acceptance form, tax information, publicity release, and/or mutually acceptable liability releases may be required from potential winner and guest (i.e., liability release) where not prohibited. Prizes are awarded without warranty of any kind from Sponsor, express or implied, without limitation, except where this would be contrary to federal, state, provincial, or local law or regulation and, in such case, are subject to the service providers’ terms and conditions, and the winners agree to look solely to such service providers for any warranty or guarantee claim. No substitution or cash equivalent is allowed except in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prize is not transferable, except that any winner, regardless of age, may transfer prize to a parent or legal guardian. Sponsor reserves the right, but not the obligation, to substitute a prize of the same or equal approximate retail value. Potential winner must reply as instructed below to identify him/herself, confirm his/her eligibility and ability to accept the prize, and provide his/her complete contact information within seventy-two (72) hours of winner notification, or he/she will be disqualified. Each potential winner will subsequently be required to complete an affidavit/certification of eligibility, a liability release (winner and guest), and (where legal) a publicity release, which must be returned within the time period specified by Sponsor at the time of such request. Each winner will also be required to return a properly completed IRS W-9 form within the time period specified by Sponsor, and each such winner will receive an IRS Form 1099 issued in his/her name for the fair market value of prize received. Proof of identity, age, and legal residence may be required to claim a prize. Any winner or potential winner may be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion if: (a) he/she fails to reply or to provide any required information or properly completed documents within the required time period; (b) he/she fails to comply with any of the terms of these Official Rules; or (c) if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable. In the event of disqualification of any winner, at Sponsor’s sole discretion the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner selected from among the remaining applicable eligible entries via the means of winner determination described herein, pending verification of eligibility. If any prize remains unclaimed after three (3) potential winners have been notified for that prize, the prize may remain unawarded, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. No responsibility is assumed by Sponsor for any incorrect or missing contact information associated with an entry, or for any change of contact information of entrant after entry submission.

    Upon winner confirmation, Sponsor will provide information to winner and will work directly with winner to book cruise with Disney Cruise Line®, arrange airfare, and make hotel accommodations approximately 7-10 days after winner confirmation. Page 4 of 5
  7. Winner Selection & Notification. Potential prize winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received on or about June 25, 2024. Drawing will be conducted by Sponsor in accordance with the Official Rules, whose decisions on all matters related to the Sweepstakes are binding and final. The potential prize winners will be notified via the contact information provided by the participant at the time of entry. If any winner notification remains unanswered for more than seventy-two (72) hours, the prize will be automatically forfeited in its entirety and an alternate winner will be selected. Sponsor is not responsible for false, incorrect, changed, incomplete, or illegible contact information or for failure of a potential winner to contact Sponsor after being selected as a winner. A potential winner unwilling to accept the prize, or to otherwise agree to the terms of the prize award, will be disqualified, and an alternate potential winner will be chosen in a random drawing.
  8. Publicity & Marketing. Except where prohibited, acceptance of a prize constitutes winner’s consent that his or her name, likeness, voice, and/or biographical data may be used by Sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes without limitation and without additional notice, compensation, or consent.
  9. RELEASE & INDEMNIFICATION. BY PARTICIPATING, ENTRANT AGREES TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, PARTICIPATING DEALERS AND RETAILERS, AFFILIATES, SALES REPRESENTATIVES, DISTRIBUTORS, AND PROMOTIONAL AND OTHER VENDOR AGENCIES, THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT COMPANIES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, SERVICE AGENCIES, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, AND THE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AND REPRESENTATIVES OF ANY OF THE ABOVE ORGANIZATIONS FROM ANY INJURY, LOSS, OR DAMAGE TO PERSON, INCLUDING DEATH, OR PROPERTY DUE IN-WHOLE OR IN-PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, TO THE ACCEPTANCE OR USE/MISUSE OF A PRIZE, PARTICIPATION IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED ACTIVITY, OR PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES. SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS OF ENTRANTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING ENTRANTS’ ATTEMPTS TO CIRCUMVENT THE OFFICIAL RULES OR OTHERWISE INTERFERE WITH THE ADMINISTRATION, SECURITY, FAIRNESS, INTEGRITY, OR PROPER CONDUCT OF THE SWEEPSTAKES. ENTRANTS FURTHER UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ALL RIGHTS UNDER SECTION 1542 OF THE CIVIL CODE OF CALIFORNIA (“SECTION 1542”) AND ANY SIMILAR LAW OF ANY STATE OR TERRITORY OF THE UNITED STATES THAT MAY BE APPLICABLE WITH RESPECT TO THE FOREGOING RELEASE ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY AND FOREVER WAIVED. THE RELEASES HEREUNDER ARE INTENDED TO APPLY TO ALL CLAIMS NOT KNOWN OR SUSPECTED TO EXIST WITH THE INTENT OF WAIVING THE EFFECT OF LAWS REQUIRING THE INTENT TO RELEASE FUTURE UNKNOWN CLAIMS.
  10. Errors & Modifications. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of this offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of prize, including erroneous appearance of qualification for a prize, and under no circumstances will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to modify, cancel, or suspend this Sweepstakes, or to amend the Official Rules at any time, without prior individual notice, should any factor interfere with the administration, security, or proper play of this Sweepstakes, as contemplated by these Official Rules. If for any reason Sponsor is prevented from continuing with this Sweepstakes, or the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes is severely undermined by any event including but not limited to fire, flood, pandemic, 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, any federal, state or local government law, order, or regulation, or any order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel, or terminate the Sweepstakes without further obligation. If Sponsor in its discretion elects to so abbreviate the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, but not the obligation, to award the prize from among all eligible entries received to date. All entries are the property of Sponsor and are not returnable. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this promotion should any causes beyond its control corrupt the administration, security, or proper play of this promotion.
  11. DISPUTES/CHOICE OF LAW. THIS PROMOTION IS INTENDED FOR VIEWING IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ONLY ACCORDING TO APPLICABLE WISCONSIN LAW. DO NOT ENTER THIS PROMOTION IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN MICHIGAN, OHIO, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, OR WISCONSIN. EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED, EACH ENTRANT AGREES THAT: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS 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 WISCONSIN; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS, AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, BUT IN NO EVENT MAY A CLAIM BE MADE FOR ATTORNEYS’ FEES; (3) NO PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS, MAY BE AWARDED (COLLECTIVELY, “SPECIAL DAMAGES”); AND (4) ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM SPECIAL DAMAGES AND ALL RIGHTS TO SUCH DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR INCREASED. WISCONSIN LAW, WITHOUT REFERENCE TO CHOICE OF LAW RULES, GOVERNS THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL ASPECTS RELATED THERETO. Page 5 of 5
  12. Privacy: As a condition of entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that personally identifiable information submitted as part of an entry will be used to administer the Sweepstakes, select the winners, and fulfill the prizes. Such information may be shared with Sponsor’s agents and affiliates as necessary to administer the Sweepstakes and fulfill the prizes. Information will be treated in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy available at www.versiti.org/privacy-policy.
  13. Announcement of Winner. To receive any legally-required name of the winner and/or a copy of these Official Rules, send a legal-size, self-addressed, stamped envelope within ninety (90) days of the end of the Sweepstakes to: 2024 Versiti Save Lives and Sail Sweepstakes–Winner’s List, Attn: Donor Marketing, P.O. Box 2178, Milwaukee, WI 53201- 2178. Winners’ names may also be announced via the Versiti website at www.versiti.org.
 
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