Olive Garden – Win A $3,000 trip for 2 to Orlando, FL and more Instant win games by May 31, 2015 – INSTANTLY !

Olive Garden eCard Better Together Sweepstakes and Instant Win

ENDS ON May 31, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. ET

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. ELIGIBILITY
Olive Garden eCard Better Together Sweepstakes and Instant Win (the “Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia) who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry.

Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. The Promotion consists of a sweepstakes and an instant win game

2. SPONSOR

GMRI, Inc., 1000 Darden Center Drive Orlando, FL 32837. Administrator: HelloWorld, Inc., One ePrize Drive, Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069.

3. TIMING

The Promotion begins on April 27, 2015 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time and ends on May 31, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. ET

4. HOW TO ENTER

During the Promotion Period, visit www.italianpairings.com (the “Website”) and complete and submit the registration form including a valid email address. You automatically will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes and advance to the Instant Win Game page and receive one (1) Instant Win Game play for that day. Once on the Instant Win Game page, follow the links and instructions to play the Instant Win Game. The Instant Win Game results will be instantly displayed. Potential winners of the Instant Win Game will be provided directions for validation. All potential winners are subject to verification before any prize will be awarded. Administrator is responsible for the functionality of the Instant Win Game.

Limit: Each entrant may enter/play one (1) time per day during the Promotion Period. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of plays/entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s plays/entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any registration or play, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant or player. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Each entrant will have the option to create an eCard. If entrant uploads a photo, then the photo must be the original work of the entrant. Entrant must have permission from all individuals that appear in the eCard photo (if any) to use their likeness in the eCard photo and to grant the rights set forth herein. If requested, entrant must be able to provide such permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor. Photo may not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or constitute copyright infringement. Photo should not include material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, or tortious. Posting a photo constitutes entrant’s consent to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such photo in whole or in part, on a technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes. If requested, entrant will sign any documentation required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the photo. Bonus Sweepstakes Entries: There are three (3) ways to earn bonus Sweepstakes entries as outlined below.

a. TWITTER

After you enter the Promotion, you will be invited to create an eCard. Once you create the eCard, you will be prompted to share the eCard on Twitter. You will receive one (1) bonus entry into the Sweepstakes each time you share your eCard via Twitter. Limit: You may share your eCard via Twitter one (1) time per day.

b. FACEBOOK

After you enter the Promotion, you will be invited to create an eCard. Once you create the eCard, you will be prompted to share on Facebook. The wall post will also contain a unique link to the Promotion. For each eligible friend that registers for the Promotion through the unique link you posted, you will earn one (1) bonus entry into the Sweepstakes, for a maximum of one (1) bonus entry per day.

c. CHECK-IN

After you enter the Promotion, you will be invited to check-in to a participating Olive Garden location. Visit a participating Olive Garden location and log in to the Website and use your mobile device to check-in and you will receive five (5) bonus entries into the Sweepstakes. Message and data rates apply. In order to check-in at a participating Olive Garden location, you must be near, immediately adjacent to, or inside the participating Olive Garden location. Sponsor has the right to verify all check-ins were made in person, by the participant, and attempting to check-in without being at or near the participating Olive Garden location in person is prohibited and may result in disqualification of the participant, or the associated entry.

To enter without checking-in, hand print your name, address, day and evening phone numbers, email address (if any), and date of birth on a 3″ x 5″ piece of paper and mail it in an envelope with proper postage to “Olive Garden eCard Sweepstakes and Instant Win,” c/o HelloWorld, Inc., P.O. Box 5054, Department 817866, Kalamazoo, MI 49003- 5046. You will receive five (5) entries into the Sweepstakes.

Limit: Five (5) entries per envelope. All mail-in entries must be handwritten and must be postmarked by June 1, 2015 and received by June 8, 2015. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned. Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, misdirected or postage-due entries, which will be disqualified.

Limit: Each entrant may receive five (5) bonus Sweepstakes entries per day during the Promotion Period for either checking-in or sending in a mail-in entry as described above.

5. WEEPSTAKES / INSTANT WIN GAME

Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the administration and operation of the Promotion and the selection of potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Sweepstakes: Administrator will randomly select the potential Sweepstakes winner, from all eligible entries on or around June 15, 2015.

• INSTANT WIN GAME

Two thousand (2,000) random, computer-generated winning times, one for each prize listed below, will be generated during the Promotion Period. If you are the first player to play the Instant Win Game at or after one of the randomly-generated times, you will be a potential instant winner of the prize indicated.

6. ALL POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR OR ADMINISTRATOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE PROMOTION. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE INSTANT WIN GAME OR SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY, AND THE POTENTIAL INSTANT WIN GAME WINNER AND/OR SWEEPSTAKES WINNER HAVE BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSOR WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY PLAY THAT OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED A DEFECTIVE PLAY, IS VOID AND WILL NOT BE HONORED.

7.VERIFIACTION OF POTENTIAL WINNERS

Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. The potential Sweepstakes winners will be notified by mail, email or phone. The potential Grand Prize winner (parent/legal guardian if winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to sign and return a Declaration of Compliance, Liability and Publicity Release which must be received by Administrator, within seven (7) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim the prize. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, or fails to sign and return the Declaration of Compliance, Liability and Publicity Release or provide any other requested information within the required time period (if applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits the prize. In the event that a potential winner of the Grand or First Prize is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. There will be three (3) alternate drawings after which the prize will remain unawarded. Unclaimed Second Prizes will not be awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the Promotion.

8. PRIZES
• WEEPSTAKES PRIZES
ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: A trip for two (2) to Orlando, FL. Trip package includes round trip, coach-class air transportation for two (2) from a major airport near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to Orlando, FL; three (3) nights’ accommodations at a hotel determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (single room, double occupancy); a cooking class for two (2) with Olive Garden’s Executive Chefs (all details of cooking class are determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion); two (2) tickets to a theme park (theme park and date determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion); per diem of $150 per day for four (4) days ($600 total) to cover food and misc. expenses. The Sponsor is not responsible if the event is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason and winner will not be reimbursed for tickets. Seating and timing to be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Tickets may be subject to Sponsor’s standard rain-check policies and procedures. By accepting ticket prize, winner agrees to abide by any terms, conditions and restrictions provided by the ticket. The Sponsor is not responsible if winner does not use ticket on day of event. Winner must complete the trip within one (1) year from the drawing date or prize will be forfeited. Trip must be booked at least twenty-one (21) days prior to departure. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability and blackout dates. Travel must be round trip. Sponsor will determine airline and flight itinerary in its sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Sweepstakes, and those set forth by the Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to, ground transportation, meals, incidentals, gratuities, passenger tariffs or duties, airline fees, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of winner. Unless child of winner, travel companion must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of departure or a sibling/friend of winner with the appropriate parental permissions and releases and must travel on same itinerary and at the same time as the winner. If winner is a minor in his/her state of residence, travel companion must be winner’s parent/legal guardian. Travel companion must execute liability/publicity releases prior to issuance of travel documents. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. If in the judgment of Sponsor air travel is not required due to winner’s proximity to prize location, ground transportation will be substituted for round trip air travel at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Sponsor is not responsible if cooking class is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason, in which event that portion of prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided except as in Sponsor’s sole discretion.

• Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $3,000. Actual value may vary based on airfare fluctuations and distance between departure and destination. Winner will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value.
• TWO (2) FIRST PRIZES: A party for you and ten (10) of your closest family and friends at your Local Olive Garden. Party includes food and non-alcoholic beverages for up to eleven (11) people. Party must occur within one (1) year from the drawing date or prize will be forfeited. Party must be booked at least thirty (30) days prior so that Sponsor can work with local Olive Garden restaurant to plan event. Travel to local Olive Garden is sole responsibility of winner. ARV: $500 per First Prize. Odds of winning the Sweepstakes Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.

• Limit: One (1) Sweepstakes prize per person.

Instant Win Game Prizes:
• TWO THOUSAND (2,000) SECOND PRIZES: A $5 Olive Garden eGift Card. ARV: $5. Odds of winning an Instant Win Game prize depend on the number of Instant Win prizes available divided by the number of eligible Instant Win Game plays.
• Limit: One (1) Instant Win Game prize per person. For All Prizes: Terms and conditions of gift cards apply. No cash equivalent and all prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.

• TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZES: $14,000.

9. RELEASE AND CONIDERATIONS

By receipt of any prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, HelloWorld, Inc., and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. Sponsor reserves the right to conduct background checks on any potential Sweepstakes winner(s) selected and to disqualify any potential Sweepstakes winner based on such background check if Sponsor determines in its sole discretion that awarding a prize, or publicizing any facts or details about such potential winner, might reflect negatively on Sponsor or any of its Sweepstakes suppliers or partners. Potential Sweepstakes winner(s) will cooperate with Sponsor and its representatives in connection with any and all verification and background check activities.

10. PUBLICITY

Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

11. GENERAL CONDITIONS

Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Promotion, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes or Instant Win Game, 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 or plays received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Instant Win Game or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes or the Instant Win Game may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

12. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry or play is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another Sweepstakes entry or Instant Win Game play, if possible. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

13. DISPUTES

Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (Southern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in Oakland County, Michigan; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. 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 in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.

14. WINNER LIST

For a winner list, visit http://bit.ly/1FeOvYo.The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete. © 2015 HelloWorld, Inc. All Rights Reserved.