Barclays – Banana Republic Mc Priceless s – Win a seven (7)-night trip for two (2) (winner and one (1) guest (“Guest”)) to Paris France
Banana Republic MC Priceless Promotions Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”)
NO PURCHASE, TRANSACTION OR OBLIGATION NECESSARY TO ENTER. A PURCHASE, TRANSACTION OR OBLIGATION DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND PUERTO RICO, 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER AT TIME OF ENTRY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Officers, directors, employees and agents of Barclays Bank Delaware (“Barclays” or “Sponsor”) and Mastercard® International Incorporated (“Mastercard”), Sponsor, their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies, The Gap, Inc. (including all of its subsidiaries, brands, divisions and related entities (collectively, Gap Inc.), Marden-Kane, Inc. (the “Administrator”) (collectively, the “Releasees”), and the immediate families (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in households of each, whether or not related, are ineligible. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify participants who violate these official rules (the “Official Rules”) or interfere with the Sweepstakes in any manner. If a participant is disqualified, Sponsor reserve the right to terminate that participant’s eligibility to participate in this Sweepstakes. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. This Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
PROMOTION PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00am Eastern Time (ET) on July 7, 2022 and ends at 11:59:59pm (ET) on August 15, 2022 (the “Promotion Period”). The Sponsor runs the official clock for the Sweepstakes and will solely determine the time by which an entry is received.
TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes as further detailed below:
1) Automatic Entry: An eligible Banana Republic cardmember (transacting with a Banana Republic Rewards Mastercard® or a Banana Republic Rewards credit card) in good standing automatically receives one (1) entry for each eligible credit card purchase (*subject to terms and conditions as noted below), net of returns, charged to their participating credit card during the Promotion Period. Cardmembers may not be in default under the cardmember agreement for that account at time of entry, winner selection and prize award. Balance transfers, cash advances, convenience checks, foreign transaction currency charges, or insurance charges are not considered eligible purchases for Sweepstakes entry. Entries from unauthorized card use, made with a lost, stolen or fraudulent credit cards are void.
*Banana Republic Rewards Mastercard® and Banana Republic Rewards Credit Card usage and entry designation:
Banana Republic Rewards Mastercard®
Mastercard® card purchases are eligible for one (1) entry (each, an “Entry”), as described in more details below, for both In Brand Purchases and Out of Brand Purchases.
Purchases outside of the Gap Inc. Family of Brands (“Out of Brand Purchases”): The Entry goes to the Banana Republic Sweepstakes, if the card member uses their Banana Republic Rewards Mastercard® for purchases outside of the Gap Inc. Family of Brands. The Gap Inc. “Family of Brands” means Gap, Old Navy, Athleta, Banana Republic (each, a “Brand”).
Purchases within the Gap Inc. Family of Brands (“In-Brand Purchases”): The Entry goes to the sweepstakes of the Brand where the purchase is made, in-store or online. For example, if entrant purchases at Athleta with their Banana Republic Rewards Mastercard®, they will be entered into the Athleta Sweepstakes, if they purchase at Banana Republic they will be entered into the Banana Republic Sweepstakes, if they purchase at Old Navy they will be entered into the Old Navy Sweepstakes, and if they make a purchase at the Gap they will be entered into the Gap Sweepstakes, each of which are subject to their own, separate set of sweepstakes rules available at:
Banana Republic Rewards Credit Card
Banana Republic Rewards Credit Card card purchases can be entered for In-Brand Purchases only (see above).
2) No Purchase Necessary. To enter without making a purchase, transaction or obligation: hand print your complete name, street address (no P.O. Boxes), city, state, zip code, day and evening telephone numbers and email address on a 3”x5” paper, place it in an envelope with appropriate postage and mail to: Banana Republic MC Priceless Promotions Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 488, Syosset, NY 11791-0488. Enter as often as you wish; however, only one entry per stamped envelope will be accepted. Envelopes received with more than one entry will be void. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. All mail-in entries must be postmarked by August 15, 2022 and received by August 22, 2022. Proof of submission of Entry does not constitute proof of delivery. No Entry materials received by the Sponsor will be returned. Releasees assume no responsibility for lost, late, illegible, postage due, incomplete, garbled or misdirected, mutilated Entry mail, human, or other error or for any technical or other malfunctions that may occur. No mechanically reproduced, illegible, or incomplete entries will be accepted.
PRIZES: Three (3) Grand Prizes (each, a “Grand Prize”): Each Grand Prize winner (each, a “Grand Prize Winner”) will receive a seven (7)-night trip for two (2) (winner and one (1) guest (“Guest”)) to Paris France. Trip includes round-trip business-class air transportation from the major U.S. airport nearest winner’s residence (guest’s transportation will be arranged from the same location as the winner) to Paris, ground transportation to/from Paris airport (to be determined by Sponsor), one (1) luxury double-occupancy hotel accommodation, and one (1) $500 Mastercard Prepaid® Card (for winner only). Plus, each Grand Prize Winner will also receive a check in the amount of $5,100.00, approximately 30% of the estimated value of the prize, that may be used to assist with the payment of associated taxes (“Tax Assistance”). Depending upon the winner’s federal tax rate, this amount may only cover a portion of the tax liability owed. Please consult a tax professional for more information. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Grand Prize: $22,100.00 including Tax Assistance. Actual value of Prize may vary based on point of departure and existing rates at the time of booking and dates of travel. Any difference between stated ARV and actual value will not be awarded. Total ARV of Grand Prizes: $66,300.00. One Hundred Fifty (150) First Prizes (each, a “First Prize”): Each First Prize winner (each, a “First Prize Winner”) will receive one (1) $500 digital Mastercard Prepaid card. ARV: $500 each. Total ARV of First Prizes: $75,000. Total ARV of all Prizes: $141,300. Odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received. No more than the stated number of prizes above will be awarded, provided a sufficient number of qualified eligible entries are received during the Promotion Period. Winners are responsible for the payment of all taxes on the prize. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Grand Prizes and First Prizes may collectively be referred to herein as “Prizes”, and Grand Prize Winners and First Prize Winners may be collectively referred to herein as “Winners”.
Additional conditions of Grand Prize trips:
Winners of Grand Prizes and their Guests must travel within twelve (12) months of prize acceptance or forfeit his/her right to receive prize and Grand Prize Winners and guests will be required to travel together on the same itinerary.
Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent, on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice and other restrictions may apply.
Winners of the Grand Prize will be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release; and where legal, a Publicity Release; and IRS Form W-9, and both winner and Guest must complete a Travel Release Form all of which must be returned within the time allotted. If winner and/or their Guest is a minor in their state of residence (NE under 19 and MS under 21) the documents must be signed by their parent and/or legal guardian.
Either the Grand Prize Winner or their Guest must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age or older at time of travel.
Winners and Guests must adhere to any COVID-19-related requirements that are imposed by state of residence or destination, travel suppliers and governments, such as vaccinations, completing health affidavit forms, health screenings prior to departure or upon arrival, face coverings, or quarantines prior, during or after your trip.
Winners and Guests must have valid passports with an expiration date at least six (6) months after your return date and are responsible for obtaining and must have valid ID or other required documentation for international travel.
Winners and Guests are responsible for obtaining any travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) that they may wish to obtain at their own expense and hereby acknowledges that the Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance.
Prize does not include any other incidentals not mentioned in these Official Rules such as, but not limited to, ground transportation other than described in Grand Prize description above, special seating assignments, baggage fees, alcoholic beverages, food, gratuities and tips, insurance, laundry service, merchandise, parking, room service, service charges, souvenirs and telephone calls. All other expenses not stated herein as part of the prize are the Winner’s sole responsibility.
Sponsor is not responsible if tickets, travel vouchers, certificates or other similar items are lost, stolen, or misplaced by Grand Prize Winner and/or Guest and will not be replaced or if booked transportations are missed, canceled, or delayed for any reason.
Airline tickets issued in conjunction with the Grand Prize are not eligible for frequent flyer miles, and no code share flights may be used. The Grand Prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer.
The Grand Prize Winner or the Guest (who is 21 years of age or older) must provide the hotel with a valid credit card for incidentals (including room service, mini-bar, and pay-per-view television) and/or damages to the hotel room.
Ground transportation to/from Grand Prize Winner’s home/departure airport are NOT included in the Grand Prize and is the responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner.
Specifics of Grand Prize package are subject to availability and Sponsor’s sole discretions. Complete terms and conditions of trip will be furnished with prize notification. Other restrictions may apply, and all details are subject to change.
Grand Prize Winners and Guests must not have any medical, legal or any other reason that would prevent them from taking the Grand Prize.
Grand Prize Winners and Guests are bound by the terms and conditions of all airlines, hotels and other third-party service providers used in connection with the Prize.
Grand Prize Winners will not receive cash or any other form of compensation if actual travel costs are less than the estimate made in these Official Rules.
In the event the trip is canceled for any reason whatsoever, in whole or in part, including but not limited to cancelations, postponements, an event of force majeure, or for any other reason, then the remaining components of the Prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor prize obligation to the prize winner and his/her guest/travel companion, and no other or additional compensation will be awarded.
Sponsor is not responsible for any cancelations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any or any act or omissions by the airline, hotel, or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations.
GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: All Prizes are awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) by Sponsor. Winning Banana Republic cardmember accounts must be in good standing in accordance with the terms described in the Credit Card Agreement in order to receive a Prize. Gift Card terms and conditions, and bylaws for use and redemption will apply. In the event of a dispute as to who submitted a particular cardholder Entry, such Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the primary person in whose name the card used to enter the Sweepstakes was issued. Winners are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes as well as all costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being awarded. First Prizes will be sent to the winners’ addresses on file or provided on entry within four to six weeks of prize notification. No prize substitutions, cash equivalents or transfer of prizes are permitted, except by Sponsor in their sole discretion. If, for any reason, a prize is unavailable, Sponsor reserves the right, where legal, to award a prize of equal or greater value. Limit of one Prize per person.
WINNER SELECTION: A random drawing will be conducted on or about August 31, 2022 from among all eligible entries received (purchases and mail-ins) under the direction of Marden-Kane, Inc., an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.
PRIZE WINNER NOTIFICATION: The Potential Grand and First Prize Winners (a “Potential Winner”) will be notified within three (3) business days after the drawing date via email. The Potential Grand Prize Winners will be required to complete, sign and properly execute (including notarization) an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (where applicable by law), and, if applicable, an IRS-W9 Form and, if necessary, furnish his/her social security number that will be used only for the purpose of reporting the Winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service, as required by law; and return them by mail within five (5) days to Administrator. If a potential Prize Winner does not return the required documents within the stated timeframe, they will be disqualified, and an alternate Prize Winner will be selected as described above. In the event of non-compliance with these rules, or if the prize or prize notification is unclaimed or returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, awarded to an alternate potential Prize Winner, time permitting. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given. If the prize is won by an eligible individual who is not of the legal age of majority in the state of residence (minor), the required documents must be confirmed and signed by winner’s parent or legal guardian, and the prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, who will be required to fulfill all requirements imposed on the winner set forth herein. For tax purposes, the prize value will be treated as miscellaneous income and will be reported to the IRS on Form 1099-MISC in the year in which the prize is received. All other winners will be notified via email and may be required to an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (where applicable by law). Except where prohibited by law, the winners entries and acceptance of the prizes constitute permission for the Sponsor to use said winner’s name, photograph, likeness, statements, and biographical information including but not limited to the posting of Winners’ names on the Sponsor website(s), in a Winners List or other online announcements for advertising and promotional purposes for this and similar promotions, worldwide, and in perpetuity, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised (including and without limitation, the Internet) without additional compensation, notification, or permission, without further compensation. Upon request, Winner must consent to such in writing.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants, or, if minors in his/her state of jurisdiction, their parent or legal guardian, agree to the use by Sponsor and its designees of their names, and photographs/likenesses for advertising and promotional purposes for this and similar promotions, worldwide, and in perpetuity, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised (including and without limitation, the Internet) without additional compensation except where prohibited by law. Participants release and hold harmless Sponsor, Gap Inc., participating prize partners, their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies, Marden-Kane, Inc., and each of the foregoing’s respective employees, officers, directors and shareholders from any claims, actions, injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or from the acceptance, use or misuse of any prize awarded. U.S. law governs this Sweepstakes. Notice to online participants: Internet access and usage charges applicable to a participant’s account, including local, long distance, 800/888* access charges and/or any usage charges applicable under participant’s Internet pricing plan and any applicable taxes will continue to apply while a participant is online in connection with this Sweepstakes, and will be the sole responsibility of such participant. Electronically reproduced, illegible, incomplete or inaccurate entries are void. Releasees are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human or printing error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or web site, or any other error or malfunction, or 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 late, lost, stolen, illegible or misdirected or inaccurate entries. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If for any reason, in the Sponsor’s opinion the Sweepstakes is not able to run through completion for reasons which may include, without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, including any other factors beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control such as a force majeure event (e.g., war, riots, terrorism, civil unrest, strikes, blackouts, supply shortages, order of governmental authority,) an “act of God” (e.g., natural disasters, weather, etc.) or an unforeseeable health event (e.g. pandemic or epidemic), then the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion in whole or in part, without further liability to the Entrants or third parties. In the event the Sweepstakes is canceled prior to the stated end date, a notice will be posted at promotions.mardenkane.com/BananaRepublicsweepsrules/; and Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes from among all eligible non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancelation. Caution: Any attempt by a participant or any other individual to deliberately damage any online service or web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and/or other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: UNLESS PROHIBITED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASEES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND/OR PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the participant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Delaware without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Delaware, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Delaware. In addition, any dispute relating to the Sweepstakes (including these Official Rules) shall be brought in the appropriate state or federal court having jurisdiction over the subject matter located in the state of Delaware. Entrants hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non conveniens or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.
WHO WON: To receive the list of winners send an email with the subject line: “Banana Republic MC Priceless Promotions Winners” to firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests must be received by September 15, 2022. The list of winners will be sent after the drawing has been completed and winners have been confirmed.
SPONSOR & ADMINISTRATOR: Sponsor: Barclays Bank Delaware, 125 S. West Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. Administrator: Marden-Kane Inc., 575 Underhill Blvd, Ste. 222, Syosset, NY 11791.
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