Plasma Superheroes, Donate & Win Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE, PAYMENT OR DONATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE, PAYMENT, OR DONATION WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID OUTSIDE OF ILLINOIS, INDIANA, KENTUCKY, MISSOURI, MICHIGAN, NORTH CAROLINA, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, TENNESSEE, AND WISCONSIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
SPONSOR: The Plasma Superheroes, Donate & Win Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Biomat USA, Inc., 2410 Lillyvale Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90032 (“Sponsor” or “Biomat”).
PROMOTION PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins on September 1, 2020, and ends on October 31, 2020 (“Promotion Period”). Sponsor is the official timekeeper for the Sweepstakes Promotion Period.
ELIGIBILITY: Entrants must be (i) at least 18 years old at time of entry; and (ii) a legal resident of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, or Wisconsin (collectively, the “Eligible Area”). Residents outside of the Eligible Area are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes. A valid picture ID is required to claim the prize. Void where prohibited by law. By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree (a) to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor relating to the Sweepstakes, which shall be final, (b) to release and hold harmless Sponsor, its affiliate, Interstate Blood Bank, Inc. (“IBBI”), and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes; and (c) to acknowledge acceptance of and compliance with these Official Rules. Employees of Sponsor, its parent, affiliates, or subsidiaries, and the immediate families and members of the same household of each are not eligible. All federal, state, local and municipal laws and regulations apply.
TO ENTER: To enter, either (1) donate plasma at a participating Interstate Blood Bank, Interstate Blood and Plasma, Plasma Biological Services, Bio Blood Components, or Knoxville Plasma donation center located in the Eligible Area during the Promotion Period (“Participating Centers,” defined below); or (2) enter by mail. ENTER BY MAIL: Hand-print your name, address, city, state, ZIP code, e-mail address (if available) and daytime phone number (including area code) on a 3" x 5"; card, and mail in a business-size (#10) envelope with proper postage affixed to: Plasma Superheroes, Donate & Win Sweepstakes, 5125 Elmore Rd. Suite 6. Memphis TN, 38134. To be eligible, mail-in entries must be postmarked by October 31, 2020, and received by November 8, 2020. Each entry must be mailed separately. No mechanically reproduced, photocopied, illegible, or incomplete entries will be accepted, and all such entries will be void. Limit: Participants may not submit more than two (2) entries per person during any 7 day period. Either entry method (1) or method (2) will count as one entry. All eligible entries received will be entered into the random prize drawings.
PARTICIPATING CENTERS: Entries by donation will only be accepted at the IBBI donation centers listed below:
- Plasma Biological Services, 85 Tunnel Road, Suite 2A, Asheville, NC 28805
- Interstate Blood Bank, 3324 W Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625
- Plasma Biological Services, 916 E Walnut Street, Columbia, MO 65201
- Bio Blood Components, 1393 N High Street, Columbus, OH 43201
- Plasma Biological Services, 1166 N Mclean Boulevard, Elgin, IL 60123
- Bio-Blood Components, 1504 Broadway Avenue, Gary, IN 46407
- Bio Blood Components, 110 West Ridge Road Griffith, IN 46319
- Bio Blood Components, 5550 Sohl Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320
- Plasma Biological Services, 104 Old Hickory Boulevard E., Jackson, TN 38305
- Plasma Biological Services, 404 Ashe Street, Johnson City, TN 37604
- Interstate Blood & Plasma 2053 22nd Ave Kenosha, WI 53140
- Knoxville Plasma, 2820 Middlebrook Pike, Suite 112, Knoxville, TN 37921-5603
- Interstate Blood Bank, 333 South Preston Street, Louisville, KY 40202-1220
- Interstate Blood & Plasma, 3521 Anderson Street Madison, WI 53704-2560
- Interstate Blood & Plasma, 317 N Henry Street, Madison, WI 53703
- Interstate Blood & Plasma, 4641 Verona Road Madison, WI 53711
- Plasma Biological Services, 4321 Summer Avenue, Memphis, TN 38122
- Plasma Biological Services, 3570 South Mendenhall Road Memphis, TN 38115
- Plasma Biological Services, 3508 Ramill Road, Memphis, TN 38128
- Interstate Blood Bank, 2126 W Fond Du Lac Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53206
- Interstate Blood Bank, 1530 W National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53204
- Bio Blood Components Inc 2585 Barclay Street, Muskegon, MI 49441
- Plasma Biological Services, 3201 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216
- Plasma Biological Services, 1602 N Woodbine Road, Saint Joseph, MO 64506
- Interstate Blood Bank, 5121 Delmar Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO 63108
- Interstate Blood & Plasma, 665 Carey Avenue, Wilkes Barre, PA 18706
PRIZES, ODDS, AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): The following prizes will be awarded by random drawing at the conclusion of the Promotion Period:
- Grand Prize: Sponsor or its designee will select one (1) potential winner from among all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period to receive a $7,500.00 cash prize. A valid photo ID is required to claim the grand prize.
- Additional Prizes: Sponsor or its designee will select five (5) potential winners from among all eligible entries received at each Participating Center during the Promotion Period to receive a $100 pre-paid gift card for a total of one hundred and thirty (130) total potential winners during the Promotion Period (Aggregate ARV: $13,000).
The total ARV of all prizes to be awarded is $20,500. Odds of winning depend on the total number eligible entries received. Limit of one random drawing prize per household; previous grand prize winners will not be eligible to win a second prize. A valid photo ID is required to claim the grand prize. All prize details not specified herein shall be determined solely by Sponsor. Prizes are not transferable and must be accepted as awarded, with no substitutions of any kind, except by the Sponsor, which reserves the right to substitute the prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Actual prizes may differ from promotional images. Additional restrictions apply. Failure to collect or properly claim any of the potential prizes in accordance with these Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. If forfeited for any reason, winner will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation, and the prize will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded. All other costs related to prize acceptance, delivery and use not specified herein as being provided, including federal, state, and local taxes, are the responsibility of the winner.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: The prize drawings will take place on or around November 9, 2020. The drawings will be conducted by Sponsor or one of Sponsor’s designees. The potential winners will be notified at the contact information provided in winner’s records with IBBI on winner’s entry form. Winner must claim the prize within thirty (30) days of notification and a valid photo identification will be required. If any potential winner fails to respond to prize notification, he or she shall forfeit their interest in the prize and the prize will be awarded to an alternate potential winner selected in a random drawing. Potential winners may be required to sign an affidavit, release, and/or appropriate income tax reporting documents in order to receive the prize. Failure to sign and return any such requested affidavit, release, or tax reporting document or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner. Sponsor reserves the right to not seek an alternate potential prize winner in the event the individual originally selected is disqualified, at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
The grand prize winner must note that the value of their accepted prize is taxable as income and an IRS Form 1099 will be filed in the name of the winner for the value of the prize and the winner is solely responsible for all matters relating to the prize after it is awarded. Sponsor takes no responsibility for any tax liabilities.
PRIVACY: By participating in the Sweepstakes, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by Sponsor for purposes of administering this Sweepstakes and awarding any prize. Sponsor may also disclose your personal information as required by law.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Noncompliance with these Official Rules may result in disqualification and any behavior by any participant that will bring the Sweepstakes or Sponsor or its affiliates into disrepute (in Sponsor’s sole discretion) will result in participant’s disqualification from the Sweepstakes and all privileges as a participant and/or potential prize winner will be immediately terminated. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes and prize if Sweepstakes cannot be completed as planned due to tampering, unauthorized intervention, or other conditions beyond Sponsor’s control.
RELEASE: Except where prohibited by law, winner grants to Sponsor (which grant will be confirmed in writing on request of Sponsor), its subsidiaries, affiliates, retailers, distributors, advertising and promotional agencies, suppliers, and those acting pursuant to its authority, the right and permission to print, publish, broadcast, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the world wide web, at any time or times, each winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, opinions and biographical information (including without limitation hometown and state) for advertising, trade, and promotional purposes (including the announcement of his or her name on television or radio broadcast) without additional consideration, compensation, permission, or notification. Entrants agree that Sponsor shall own the entries, which will not be acknowledged or returned, and that Sponsor and its designees shall have the perpetual, worldwide right to edit, publish, and use the entries in any way and in any media for trade, advertising, promotional, and/or other purposes as Sponsor and/or its designees may determine without further consideration to entrants or any third party.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT SPONSOR, IBBI, AND THEIR PARENT COMPANY, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, REPRESENTATIVES, CONSULTANTS, CONTRACTORS, LEGAL COUNSEL, ADVERTISING, PUBLICATIONS, AND PROMOTIONAL, FULFILLMENT, AND MARKETING AGENCIES, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AND AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY ENTRANTS AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) TO PERSONS, INCLUDING BODILY HARM, PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, OR PROPERTY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE, OR USE OF A PRIZE, ENTRY, OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED ACTIVITY, OR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION OR INVASION OF PRIVACY. THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE IF ANY PRIZE CANNOT BE AWARDED DUE TO ACTS OF GOD, ACTS OF WAR, NATURAL DISASTERS, EPIDEMICS, WEATHER, OR TERRORISM. Any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, and in no event will any participant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees or any other legal costs. Sponsor, its affiliates, and the Released Parties are not responsible for any typographical or other error in Sweepstakes materials, including Sweepstakes advertising materials, the administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of potential prize winner(s), or for lost, late, damaged, altered, misdirected, illegible, undelivered or incomplete entries.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, AND EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS SWEEPSATKES, 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.
SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY. CHECK LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
IN CASE OF DISPUTES: Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. ENTRANTS AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD SPONSOR, ITS AFFILIATES, AND THE RELEASED PARTIES HARMLESS FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY RESULTING OR ARISING FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES, and to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against the Sponsor, its affiliates, or the Released Parties. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor and its affiliates in connection with or related to the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California. Participants consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of state and federal courts in the State of California for all disputes relating to these Official Rules and the Sweepstakes.
LIST OF WINNERS: For a list of winners send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by no later than April 30, 2021, to Biomat USA, Inc., Attn. Grifols Plasma Marketing, Plasma Superheroes, Donate & Win Sweepstakes, 4201 Research Commons, 79 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709.
NO PURCHASE, PAYMENT, OR DONATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Open only to legal residents of IL, IN, KY, MO, MI, NC, OH, PA, TN, and WI, who are 18 or older at time of entry. Sponsor: Biomat USA, Inc., 2410 Lillyvale Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90032. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and the complete Official Rules available from Sponsor. Start date: September 1, 2020. End date: October 31, 2020; see Official Rules for details. To enter, visit a participating donation center and donate or mail entry to Plasma Superheroes Donate & Win Sweepstakes, 5125 Elmore Rd. Suite 6. Memphis TN, 38134. Limit: two (2) entries per person per 7 day period. One potential winner will be eligible to receive a Grand Cash Prize (ARV: $7,500). 130 potential winners will each receive a $100 pre-paid gift card. Total ARV: $20,500. See Rules for details. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Sweepstakes and Official Rules governed by the laws of the State of California. Void where prohibited.