Perks Week Sweepstakes

Official Rules 2016

 

 

1.         NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

 

2.         Eligibility: The Perks Week Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal US residents currently residing in the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia), who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older, as of the date of their participation and entry. Franchisees and employees, directors and officers of Dunkin’ Brands Inc. (“Sponsor”), and Brand Connections (“Administrator”), the National Hockey League (“NHL”), its member clubs, NHL Enterprises Canada, L.P., NHL Enterprises, L.P., NHL Enterprises B.V., NHL Interactive CyberEnterprises, LLC (the foregoing NHL entities, collectively, the “NHL Entities”) and any of their respective affiliates, franchisees, parents, subsidiary companies, and advertising and promotion agencies, (collectively, the “Released Parties”), and members of the immediate families (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or those living in the same household, of any of the foregoing are not eligible. Void where prohibited, or otherwise restricted by law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree that: (1) you have read and understand the Official Rules; (2) you meet the Sweepstakes eligibility requirements as explained in the Official Rules; (3) you accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules, to Sponsor's Conditions of Use, Legal Notices and Privacy Policy as published at http://www.dunkindonuts.com/content/dunkindonuts/en/help/privacypolicy.html; and (4) you unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by the decisions of Sponsor and Administrator, whose decisions shall be final and binding in all respects.

3.         Sweepstakes Period/Description: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on November 14, 2016 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on November 18, 2016 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Throughout the Sweepstakes Period, there will be five (5) separate entry periods (each an “Entry Period”), as detailed in the Entry Period Chart below.

 

4.         How To Enter: There are two (2) possible methods of entry into the Sweepstakes, as detailed below. Method A requires a payment, however, Method B is a free alternate means of entry (“AMOE”). There is no limit to the amount of entries that can be received via either method.

 

Method A: In order to receive one (1) entry into the applicable Entry Period’s Prize Drawing, as defined below, via this purchase method, you must register/enroll in DD Perks (if you are not already registered/enrolled with an activated card) by registering an activated DD Card in the DD Perks Program. To do so, you can get a DD Card at any Dunkin’ Donuts location, online at Dunkindonuts.com, or via the Dunkin’ Mobile® App. Your DD Card must then be activated with dollars loaded on the card. You can add funds to the DD Card at Dunkin’ Donuts locations that accept the DD Card, online at Dunkindonuts.com or via the Dunkin’ Mobile® app. You can then visit www.DDPerks.com to register/enroll in DD Perks and to see full program details. You must then utilize such registered/activated DD Card to purchase any item at a participating Dunkin’ Donuts location during an applicable Entry Period (hereinafter an “Entry”).

 

Method B: In order to receive one (1) entry into the applicable Entry Period’s Prize Drawing, as defined below, via this free alternate means of entry, if you do not wish to register/enroll an activated DD Card in the DD Perks Program and make an applicable purchase with an activated DD Card registered in the DD Perks Program, you may send an email, during an applicable Entry Period, to ddpromos@brandconnections.com, with “Perks Week Sweepstakes” in the subject line and your full name, address, and statement that you are 21 years of age or older and agree to these Official Rules in the body of the email (hereinafter an “Entry”).

 

*All Entries: No incomplete or automated Entries will be accepted. Non-winning Entries will carry forward into subsequent Entry Periods, if any. All Entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged. In the event of any dispute concerning the identity of any entrant, the relevant Entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the DD Card used to make the applicable purchase, or used to enter via the AMOE. Any attempt by a participant to obtain more than the allowable Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities or any other methods will void all of that participant’s Entries. To participate in this Sweepstakes, each entrant will be subject to Sponsor’s Terms of Use (http://www.dunkindonuts.com/content/dunkindonuts/en/help/terms.html) and Privacy Policy (http://www.dunkindonuts.com/content/dunkindonuts/en/help/privacypolicy.html) where applicable.

 

ENTRY PERIOD CHART

 

Entry Period Date(s)/Time(s)

Prize Description

# Of Winners

ARV Of Each Prize

12:00:00 AM ET on 11/14/16

To

11:59:59 PM ET on 11/14/16

Trip for two (2) to Hawaii including;

·         Air transportation and five (5)-night hotel

·         $1,500 Food/transportation/spending allowance, awarded as a check to winner only

 

1

$5,625

12:00:00 AM ET on 11/15/16

To

11:59:59 PM ET on 11/15/16

Four (4) roundtrip vouchers to anywhere Jet Blue flies (restrictions included below)

1

$1,192

12:00:00 AM ET on 11/16/16

To

11:59:59 PM ET on 11/16/16

Trip for four (4) to Hershey Park for two (2) nights including;

·         Roundtrip transportation for four (4); method of transportation in Sponsor’s sole discretion

·         Hershey Lodge for two (2) nights (one room; quad-occupancy)

·         Two (2) sets of four (4) regular one (1)-day admission tickets to Hershey Park (which must be redeemed by December 31, 2017)

·         $500 Food/spending allowance, awarded as a check to winner only

1

$4,000

12:00:00 AM ET on 11/17/16

To

11:59:59 PM ET on 11/17/16

Trip for two (2) to the NHL Winter Classic® including;

·         Two (2) tickets to NHL Winter Classic® in St. Louis

·         Method of transportation in Sponsor’s sole discretion and two (2)-night hotel stay

·         $250 check for food and beverage (winner only)

·         $200 Uber Gift Card

 

1

$3,000

12:00:00 AM ET on 11/18/16

To

11:59:59 PM ET on 11/18/16

Dunkin’ Donuts for a year

awarded as $212 in Dunkin’ Donuts Gift Card each month for one (1) year

1

$2,544

 

TOTAL:

5

$16,361

 

 

 

6.         Prize Drawings/Prizes/Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): On or about one (1) business day after each Entry Period has ended, Administrator, an independent judging agency, shall perform a random prize drawing (each a “Prize Drawing”), from among all Entries that are eligible for the applicable Entry Period’s Prize Drawing, in order to select one (1) potential Prize (“Prize”) winner for each applicable Entry Period. There will be five (5) Prize winners total. Once confirmed, as detailed below, each Prize winner will receive one of the Prizes listed in the chart above. The total ARV of all Prizes available to be awarded in this Sweepstakes is sixteen thousand and three hundred and sixty-one dollars ($16,361). In the event there are no eligible Entries by any Prize Drawing, Sponsor retains the right not to award such Entry Period’s Prize. The decisions of Administrator and Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning a Prize are dependent upon the total number of eligible Entries by that specific Prize Drawing. There is a limit of one (1) Prize per person, throughout the entire Sweepstakes Period. In no event will Sponsor be responsible for awarding more than the stated number of Prizes herein. Prize conditions may be added or modified by companies providing those portions of the Prize. The Prize restrictions/conditions stated herein are not all-inclusive. All federal, state, and other tax liabilities arising from accepting a Prize in this Sweepstakes are the sole responsibility of the applicable Prize Winner. Prize winners will receive a 1099 at the end of the tax year in which they accepted the Prize for the actual value of the Prize.

 

7.         Prize Winner Notification/Verification: The potential Prize winners are not official winners unless and until Sponsor confirms such. The potential Prize winners will be notified via email, in accordance with the email address registered to the applicable DD Card or AMOE Entry, on or about one (1) business day after the applicable Prize Drawing. Administrator will make two (2) attempts to contact each potential Prize winner via such method. Potential Prize winners will have three (3) days from the time of the first notification attempt to respond to Administrator or else Administrator will move on and select/notify an alternate potential Prize winner. Once contact is made, potential Prize winner will be required to sign and return to Sponsor an Affidavit of Acceptance, Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (where lawful) and a W-9 tax form, (collectively the “Prize Claim Documents”), within a specified amount of time. Administrator must receive all Prize Claim Documents by the due date indicated during the notification correspondence, or on the Prize Claim Documents. If the potential Prize winner fails to respond in the time period specified above, if any Prize Claim Documents are not returned within the number of days specified, if any notification or notification attempt is returned as undeliverable or as an error, or if the potential Prize winner declines the Prize, then the Prize may be forfeited and an alternate potential winner will be selected, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. By entering or being selected as a potential Prize winner, all entrants and potential/confirmed winners hereby consent to the use by the Released Parties of their Entry and all information contained therein including but not limited to, name, likeness, opinions, images, statements and/or other indicia of persona, and personally identifiable information (collectively “Likeness”), for any and all uses and purposes (including, without limitation, for purposes of advertising and trade) in any media now known or hereinafter developed in any manner throughout the world (including, without limitation, the World Wide Web and on-air) in perpetuity without additional consideration (where legal), consent or prior review, and upon request will provide written consent to such use. All decisions of Sponsor relating to the Sweepstakes are final.

 

9.         General Terms: Noncompliance with any of these Official Rules may result in disqualification. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ENTRANTS OR WINNER OR ANY BEHAVIOR BY PRIZE WINNER OR A GUEST THAT WILL BRING SUCH WINNER OR SPONSOR INTO DISREPUTE (IN SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH PRIZE WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AND ALL PRIVILEGES WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.  Released Parties assume no responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate Entry information whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes or by any human error, which may occur in the processing of the Entries in this Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or other services, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including, without limitation, any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes or for other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of Entries, the announcement of the Prize, fulfillment of Prize, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof). Should the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted as Sponsor sees fit, and the Prize will be awarded via random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible Entries received up until the time of termination. All interpretations of these Official Rules and decisions by Sponsor are final. No software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated Entries are permitted. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual (and void all associated Entries) it suspects or finds: (i) to have used a software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated entry or any other means to subvert the entry process; (ii) to have tampered with the entry process or the operation of this Sweepstakes; (iii) to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; (iv) to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person; or (v) to have provided inaccurate information on any legal documents submitted in connection with this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR APPLICATION ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. THE NEW YORK COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL GOVERN THE SWEEPSTAKES.  EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THESE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMITS TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS. Entrants agree that the Released Parties (a) shall not be responsible or liable for, and hereby release the Released Parties from, any claims, losses, damages or injuries of any kind (including death) resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use/misuse or inability to use the Prize, and (b) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to the Prize, including, without limitation, to such Prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. Released Parties shall not be liable for any injury, damage, loss, expense, accident, delay, inconvenience or irregularity that may be caused or contributed to (1) by any wrongful, negligent or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of their agents, servants, employees or independent contractors; (2) by any wrongful, negligent or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any other person or entity not an employee of the Released Parties; or (3) by any other cause, condition or event whatsoever beyond the control of the Released Parties. Failure of Sponsor to enforce any provision herein shall not be deemed a waiver of such. Sponsor reserves the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, viruses, tampering, or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the Prizes at random from among the eligible Entries received by each Drawing up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If any part of these Official Rules are determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty and liability disclaimers set forth herein, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and these Official Rules shall continue in effect. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND ENTRANTS HEREBY WAIVE ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER. IN NO EVENT SHALL SPONSOR BE LIABLE TO ANY ENTRANT OR WINNER FOR DAMAGES THAT EXCEED THE VALUE OF THE PRIZE TO BE AWARDED TO THE INDIVIDUAL ENTRANT IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.

10. Prize Details: Each Travel Certificate is good for one-time use by one person in accordance with the travel restrictions identified on or in connection with the Certificate. All travel must be booked and own within the specified validity dates. In the event that a Travel Certificate does not include dates of validity, the Certificate shall be good for travel booked and own within one (1) year of the date of issuance. If specific flights or departures/ destinations are not identified on or in connection with the Travel Certificate, the Certificate may only be redeemed for one-way JetBlue flights to/from JetBlue cities. (Not all JetBlue cities connect; call 1-800-JETBLUE (538-2538) for information on connecting cities.) Redeemed travel is subject to availability, blackout dates, and capacity controls (flights to/from Caribbean destinations subject to heightened capacity controls), and seats may not be available on all flights. Flight schedules are subject to change without notice. Certificate is not valid for bookings on Mint, partner airlines or code share or interline flights or for use in connection with JetBlue Getaways vacation packages, cruises or any other products or services. Certificate is transferable; however, at no time may it be purchased, sold, bartered, traded on an auction website or otherwise exchanged for value without prior written consent from JetBlue. Certificate cannot be partially redeemed, is not redeemable for cash, and has no cash value. Passengers are subject and entitled to all provisions of JetBlue’s Contract of Carriage. See http://www.jetblue.com/p/jetblue_coc.pdf for details. If traveling outside of the United States of America, passengers are responsible for any and all documentation requirements, including but not limited to, proof of citizenship and all applicable visa requirements. For travel to Cuba, each passenger must comply with regulations administered by the United States Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and is solely responsible for ensuring that his or her trip is authorized under at least one of the OFAC approved license categories and for obtaining any applicable visa. JetBlue is not responsible for a passenger’s failure to present or provide adequate travel documentation required by the applicable laws of the territories a passenger is traveling to or from. Government taxes and fees apply to travel booked using a Certificate, are the responsibility of the passenger, and will vary based on route. For travel to Cuba, the fees payable will include Cuban government-required health insurance coverage provided by Asistur, the terms and conditions of which can be accessed from the ESICUBA website: http://www.esicuba.cu/ProdPersonas.html. Government taxes/fees are subject to change as required by law. Passenger must pay all applicable taxes and fees using a major credit card at the time of booking. To view more information regarding applicable taxes and fees, see http://www.jetblue.com/legal/taxes/. Passenger is solely responsible for fees for any oversized, overweight or extra baggage and fees for products/services sold separately, such as Even More Space seats, pet fees, in- flight movies, etc. To view baggage fees and other optional services and fees, see http://www.jetblue.com/legal/fees/. A Travel Certificate may be redeemed only by calling 1-800-JETBLUE (538-2583) and providing the authorization number and PIN number included on the Certificate. Travel Certificates may not be redeemed at airport ticket counters or online. The authorization number and/or PIN number cannot be replaced if lost or stolen (except as required by law), and JetBlue is not responsible for lost or stolen Travel Certificates, authorization numbers or pin numbers. Customers will not be able to redeem their Travel Certificate without the authorization number and PIN. Redeemed travel is not eligible for TrueBlue points. (TrueBlue is JetBlue’s loyalty program.) JetBlue’s change/cancel policies (including certain change/cancel fees) apply. If passenger is a no-show for reserved flight or does not change/cancel prior to scheduled departure, passenger will forfeit the Certificate(s) and all money associated with the reservation. Additional terms and restrictions apply. See http://www.jetblue.com/legal/ for details. Winners and respective travel companions must travel together on the same itinerary. Travel companions of the Prize winners (or winner on behalf of minor travel companion) will be required to execute a Release of Liability prior to departure. Prize winners and travel companions must possess valid travel documents (i.e., valid photo ID) in order to travel.  All travel must be completed on/by dates specified by Sponsor; dates of departure and return are subject to change. Certain additional restrictions may apply. Seat selection and timing of trip subject to availability and confirmation of reservations. In the event a Prize winner lives within a 150-mile radius of destination city, round-trip ground transportation will be provided in lieu of air transportation and no additional compensation will be provided for air transportation portion of Prize. If a Prize winner elects to travel or participate in the Prize travel with no travel companion, no additional compensation will be awarded for the travel companion portion of Prize. No refunds or credit for changes are allowed. All other expenses and costs, not expressly listed above, including, but not limited to, airline baggage fees, taxes, tips, entertainment, transfers, and transportation to airport to and from winner’s home residence are the winner's sole responsibility. In the event any event is cancelled or postponed due to circumstances beyond Sponsor’s control, that portion of the Prize will not be awarded and no additional compensation will be provided. In the event a Prize winner or travel companion engages in behavior that (as determined by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion) is inappropriate or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip early, in whole or in part, and send the Prize winner and travel companion home with no further compensation to the winner. Uber gift card subject to restrictions and an expiration date may apply. Winner must adhere to Uber policies and download the Uber app in order to use Prize.  

 

11.       Request for the Names of the Winners and/or Official Rules:  For the names of the Prize winners, available after the Sweepstakes Period has ended, send a self-addressed stamped envelope, to be received by 1/18/17, to: Perks Week Sweepstakes Winners, c/o Brand Connections, llc, 26 Patriot Place, Suite 104, Foxborough, MA, 02035.

 

12.       Administrator: Brand Connections, llc, 26 Patriot Place, Suite 104, Foxboro, MA, 02035.

 

13.       Sponsor: Dunkin’ Brands Inc., 130 Royall St., Canton, MA 02021.

 

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, the National Hockey League, its member teams, affiliates, and/or related entities.

 

NHL, the NHL Shield and the word mark NHL Winter Classic are registered trademark and the NHL Winter Classic logo is a trademark of the National Hockey League.

 © NHL 2016.  All Rights Reserved.

 

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ABBREVIATED RULES

 
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Void where prohibited. Open to legal US residents currently residing in the fifty (50) US (& DC), 21 and older. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 AM ET on 11/14/16 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on 11/18/16. Throughout the Sweepstakes Period, there will be five (5) separate Entry Periods. Non-winning entries will carry forward into subsequent Entry Periods. For governing official rules, including Entry methods, Entry Periods, odds or winning, and prize descriptions/restrictions go to www.DDPerksSweepstakes.com. To enter the Sweepstakes by enrolling in DD Perks, you can get a DD Card at any Dunkin’ Donuts location, online at Dunkindonuts.com, or via the Dunkin’ Mobile® App. Your DD Card must then be activated with dollars loaded on the card. You can add funds to the DD Card at Dunkin’ Donuts locations that accept the DD Card, online at Dunkindonuts.com or via the Dunkin’ Mobile® app. You can then visit www.DDPerks.com to register/enroll in DD Perks and utilize such registered/activated DD Card to purchase any item at a participating Dunkin’ Donuts location during an applicable Entry Period. For full DD Perks program details you may visit www.DDPerks.com. To enter the Sweepstakes via the free alternate means of entry, during an applicable Entry Period, you may send an email to ddpromos@brandconnections.com with “Perks Week Sweepstakes” in the subject line and your full name, address, and statement that you are over 21 years of age and agree to the Official Rules in the body of the email. Sponsor: Dunkin’ Brands Inc.,130 Royall St., Canton, MA 02021.

NHL, the NHL Shield and the word mark NHL Winter Classic are registered trademark and the NHL Winter Classic logo is a trademark of the National Hockey League.

 © NHL 2016.  All Rights Reserved.