Perks Week Sweepstakes

Official Rules 2017

 

 

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 U.S. residents currently residing in the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are eighteen (18) 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”), 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 May 15, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on May 19, 2017 (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: 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”) to receive one (1) Entry into that Entry Period’s Prize Drawing and any subsequent Entry Periods, if any.

 

Method B: 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 18 years of age or older and agree to these Official Rules in the body of the email (hereinafter an “Entry”) to receive one (1) Entry into that Entry Period’s Prize Drawing and any subsequent Entry Periods, if any.

 

*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 an entrant to obtain more than the allowable Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities or any other methods will void all of that entrant’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 5/15/17

To

11:59:59 PM ET on 5/15/17

Coffee for One Year, which will be awarded in the form of Dunkin’ Donuts gift cards totaling five hundred and ninety-eight dollars ($598)

1

$598

12:00:00 AM ET on 5/16/17

To

11:59:59 PM ET on 5/16/17

Coffee for One Year, which will be awarded in the form of Dunkin’ Donuts gift cards totaling five hundred and ninety-eight dollars ($598)

1

$598

12:00:00 AM ET on 5/17/17

To

11:59:59 PM ET on 5/17/17

Coffee for One Year, which will be awarded in the form of Dunkin’ Donuts gift cards totaling five hundred and ninety-eight dollars ($598)

1

$598

12:00:00 AM ET on 5/18/17

To

11:59:59 PM ET on 5/18/17

Coffee for One Year, which will be awarded in the form of Dunkin’ Donuts gift cards totaling five hundred and ninety-eight dollars ($598)

1

$598

12:00:00 AM ET on 5/19/17

To

11:59:59 PM ET on 5/19/17

Coffee for One Year, which will be awarded in the form of Dunkin’ Donuts gift cards totaling five hundred and ninety-eight dollars ($598)

1

$598

 

 

 

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 received 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 Coffee for One Year, which will be awarded in the form of Dunkin’ Donuts gift cards totaling five hundred and ninety-eight dollars ($598) [based on five (5) coffees per week totaling eleven dollars and fifty cents ($11.50) per week for fifty-two (52) weeks]. The total ARV of all Prizes available to be awarded in this Sweepstakes is two thousand nine hundred and ninety dollars ($2,990). Gift card Terms and Conditions apply. In the event there are no eligible Entries received for 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 received for each 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. The Prize restrictions/conditions stated herein are not all-inclusive.

 

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 potential Prize winner will be disqualified and Administrator will select/notify an alternate potential Prize winner. 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 PRIZE WINNERS OR ANY BEHAVIOR BY PRIZE WINNERS THAT WILL BRING SUCH WINNER OR SPONSOR INTO DISREPUTE (IN SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH PRIZE WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION.  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 due to 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 Prizes, fulfillment of Prize, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. 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 for 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.

 

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, or a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope, to be received by 9/8/17, to: Perks Week Sweepstakes, c/o Brand Connections, llc, 26 Patriot Place, Suite 104, Foxborough, MA 02035. Please note on the left-hand corner of your outer envelope if you are requesting the Names of Winners or Official Rules.

 

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

 

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

 

 

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ABBREVIATED RULES

 NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Void where prohibited. Open to legal U.S. residents currently residing in the fifty (50) US (& DC), 18 and older. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 AM ET on 05/15/17 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on 5/19/17. 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 of winning, and prize descriptions/restrictions go to www.DDSweeps.com. To enter the Sweepstakes via the free alternate means of entry, during the Sweepstakes 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 18 years of age or older and agree to these official rules in the body of the email. Sponsor: Dunkin’ Brands Inc., 130 Royall St., Canton, MA 02021.