Barclays Bank – Priceline Challenge – Win a check in the amount of 30% of the value of the prize ($1500) that can be used to assist with the payment of applicable taxes associated with the prize

The Priceline Challenge Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”)
OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. Void IN PUERTO RICO AND where prohibited by law.

This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. Any information provided is being provided to the Sponsor and not to Instagram.

ELIGIBILITY: The Promotion is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or District of Columbia (“D.C.”), who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at time of entry and who have a valid Instagram account (the “Entrant”). Employees of Barclays Bank Delaware (the “Sponsor”), Priceline, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, prize suppliers, Iris Nation Worldwide Limited, Marden-Kane, Inc. (the “Administrator”) and the immediate families (spouse, parents, children, siblings and their respective spouses) (collectively “Releasees”) and individuals living in the same household as such employees are not eligible to enter or win a prize. Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

ENTRY PERIOD: The Promotion begins on January 14, 2022 at 12:00:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on January 27, 2022 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”). For purposes of this Promotion, a “day” is defined as a 24-hour period, beginning at 12:00:00 AM ET and ending at 11:59:59 PM ET.  The Sponsor’s computer, or that of its designee, runs the official clock for the Promotion and will solely determine the time by which an entry is received.

HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Promotion, you’ll first need to become a registered user of www.Instagram.com or log into your Instagram account.  Your account must be set to “public”.  If you do not have an account, go to  www.Instagram.com to create one. Instagram accounts are free. Data and usage rates may apply to the download and use of an Instagram application. By submitting your information and creating an Instagram account, you agree to the Instagram Terms of Use and Privacy Notice. If you do not agree to such Terms of Use and Privacy Notice, you cannot create an Instagram account, or participate in this Promotion.  You can return your Instagram account to “private” any time after the winner announcement.

To enter:  Film an Instagram Reels and tell us where you would travel to without telling us. Share your Reels on Instagram using the hashtags #bigdealsweepstakes, tag @Priceline and @BarclaysBankUS and receive one (1) entry (the “Entry”) into the Promotion.

Requirements:

Instagram privacy options on your account settings must be set to “OFF/PUBLIC” and must remain off until the winner announcement.
Entry must include the required hashtag #bigdealsweepstakes and you must tag @Priceline and @BarclaysBankUS.
Entry must also be shared to entrant’s Instagram feed with the appropriate hashtags.
You must follow @Priceline and @BarclaysBankUS for the duration of the Promotion.
Limitations:  There is a limit of one Entry per person for the entire Promotion Period.  Entries received in excess of the entry limit stated herein will be disqualified

All entries must be in English.  All entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM ET on January 27, 2022.  By submitting an entry, Entrant agrees to comply with the Promotion Official Rules. Entries may only be submitted by a single Entrant. Entries that do not comply with these Official Rules, as determined in Sponsor and/or Administrator’s sole discretion, will be disqualified from the Promotion. Decisions of the Sponsor and/or Administrator are final and binding. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Multiple Entrants are not permitted to share the same Instagram accounts.  Any attempt by any Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different Instagram, accounts, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that Entrant’s entries and that Entrant may be disqualified.

By submitting an Entry, you agree that your Entry (1) conforms to the Terms of Use/Guidelines and Content Restrictions of Instagram; (2) conforms to the Guidelines and Content Restrictions below; and (3) Sponsor and/or Administrator, in its sole discretion, and without notice, may remove your Entry and disqualify you from the Promotion if it determines that your Entry fails to conform to the Guidelines and Content Restrictions or otherwise with the terms of these Official Rules.  Entry must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including, but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or constitutes copyright infringement; not disparage Sponsor or any other person or party affiliated with the Promotion; not promote any cause other than the Promotion’s theme; not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, lewd, pornographic, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous (as determined by Sponsor, at Sponsor’s sole discretion); and not contain, facilitate, reference or use material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, ethnicity, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, political orientation, citizenship, ancestry, marital status or age (as determined by Sponsor, at Sponsor’s sole discretion) (all of the foregoing prohibited material is “Ineligible Content”).

If any persons appear or are referred to in the Entry, Entrant is solely responsible for obtaining, prior to submitting the Entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the exhibition. If any person appearing in any Entry is under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence, the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on each release. Entrant agrees to provide Sponsor with written confirmation of those permissions and rights upon request. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify from the Promotion and/or remove from displaying or publishing any Submission that, in its sole discretion, refers, depicts, or in any way reflects negatively upon a Promotion Entity, the Promotion, or any other person or entity or does not comply with these requirements or these Official Rules.  Entrant agrees that his/her participation in the Promotion and agreement to these Official Rules and any Promotion Entity’s display and use of a Submission will not violate any agreement to which Entrant is a signatory or party. Entrant agrees to indemnify the Promotion Entities against any and all claims from any third party for any use or reuse by any Promotion Entity of their Submissions.

The name of the person submitting the entry must be the authorized account holder of such Instagram account, otherwise the entry may be deemed void. In the event of a dispute over the identity of a potential winner, the entry will be declared made by the authorized holder of the Instagram account used for entry, and potential winner may be required to provide identification sufficient to show that he/she is the authorized account holder of such Instagram account. It is the sole responsibility of the Entrant to notify the Sponsor in writing if the Entrant changes his or her Instagram account during the Promotion Period. Proof of submission of entry does not constitute proof of delivery of entry. All entries become the property of Sponsor.

PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize: Vacation booked on Priceline.com by a Priceline staff member, booked within a single session, worth up to $5,000, including taxes and fees. Valid on domestic or international Air, Express Deals® and Pay Now hotel and/or rental cars. All sales are final, non-cancellation and non-refundable. Winner responsible for possessing valid passport, obtaining any necessary visas and travel documentation required for international travel. The Grand Prize Winner will also receive a check in the amount of 30% of the value of the prize ($1,500) that can be used to assist with the payment of applicable taxes associated with the prize. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): up to $6,500 including tax assistance.  Two (2) First Prizes: a vacation booked on Priceline.com by a Priceline staff member, booked within a single session, worth up to $2,500, including taxes and fees. Valid on domestic or international Air, Express Deals® and Pay Now hotel and/or rental cars. All sales are final, non-cancellation and non-refundable. Winner responsible for possessing valid passport, obtaining any necessary visas and travel documentation required for international travel. The First Prize Winners will also receive a check in the amount of 30% of the value of the prize ($750) that can be used to assist with the payment of applicable taxes associated with the prize. ARV: up to $3,250 each including tax assistance. Total ARV of all prizes: $13,000 including tax assistance.  Depending upon a winner(s)’ federal tax rate, the 30% tax assistance amount may only cover a portion of the tax liability owed.  Please consult a tax professional for more information. No prize substitutions, cash equivalent, or transfer of prizes permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof), where legal, of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. 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 Winners are responsible for the payment of all taxes on the prize.  The odds of winning a Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received in the Promotion Period. In no event will more prizes be awarded than those listed in these Official Rules. There is a limit of one (1) prize per person, household, mailing address on file with the IRS.

RANDOM DRAWING: A random drawing to select the winners will be conducted on or about January 31, 2022 from among all eligible entries received in the Promotion Period.  Drawing will be conducted under the supervision of Marden-Kane, Inc., who is an independent Administrator, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to the Promotion. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, the potential winners will be declared the official winners of the Promotion. 

WINNER NOTIFICATION AND VERIFICATION: All Winners (a “potential winner” and/or “Winner”) are not deemed a winner of any prize, even if the winning notification should so indicate, unless and until (i) the Winner’s eligibility has been verified, (ii) all requirements determined by the Sponsor in order to claim his/her prize have been fulfilled and (iii) the Winners have been notified that the acceptance and verification process is complete.  The Potential Winners will be notified within two business days from the drawing date.  Winner’s must follow @Priceline and @BarclaysBankUS on Instagram in order to be notified if they are selected as a winner.  Notification will occur by either a private message to the potential winners Instagram account or by reply from @Priceline and @BarclaysBankUS to the potential winner’s Instagram reel.  Potential winners will be required to respond to the direction in the message within twenty-four (24) hours with full contact information.  Potential Winners will be required to complete and sign [1] an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and where legal, a Publicity Release (collectively the “Affidavit”) and [2] an IRS Form W-9 and 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.  The Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, request any additional documentation needed to verify a winner.  Completed paperwork must be returned within four (4) days from prize notification date or the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate potential winner.  If any potential winner cannot be contacted, or the failure to timely return any documents requested, return of prize or prize notification as undeliverable, or noncompliance with these Official Rules or the potential winner declines the prize for any reason will result in such potential winner being disqualified and the prize will be forfeited. Sponsor shall have no further obligation to a potential winner who is disqualified, and an alternate potential winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries received at Sponsor’s discretion. Prizes must be accepted as awarded. 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. 

GENERAL CONDITIONS:  Use of any automated entry software is prohibited. Electronically reproduced, mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, or inaccurate entries are void.  By participating, entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements.   Decisions of the Sponsor/Administrator will be final and binding on all matters relating to this Promotion.  By entering the Promotion, Entrants and Winners, agree to the use by Sponsor and its designees of their names, entry submission, 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 notice or additional compensation except where prohibited by law. In no event will more prizes be awarded than those listed in these Official Rules.  Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Promotion are to be directed to the Sponsor at the address below. U.S. law governs this Promotion.  Notice to online participants:  Internet access and usage charges applicable to a participant’s account, including 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 Promotion, and will be the sole responsibility of such participant.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE OF CLAIMS:  By participating in the Promotion, Entrants agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless Releasees, Instagram and each of their respective agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders and employees from and against any injuries, losses, damages, claims, actions and any liability of any kind resulting from or arising from participation in the Promotion or acceptance, possession, use, misuse or nonuse of the prize (including any travel or travel-related activity thereto) that may be awarded.  Releasees are not responsible for technical, computer, mechanical, printing, typographical, human or other errors relating to or in connection with the Promotion, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Promotion related materials; or for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, inaccurate, undelivered, delayed or illegible entries or; for electronic, computer, or telephonic malfunction or error, fail to enter into the processing system, or are processed, reported, or transmitted late or incorrectly or are lost for any reason including computer, telephone, paper transfer, or process any transaction thereon. If in the Sponsor’s opinion, for any reason such as a Force Majeure (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), this Promotion is not capable of running as planned, or there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Promotion, or if computer viruses, bugs, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical difficulties or failures compromise or corrupt or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Promotion, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual (and void his/her entry and/or prevent him/her from future participation) who tampers with the entry process and/or who is acting in violation of these Official Rules, to modify or suspend the Promotion, or to terminate the Promotion and at Sponsor’s discretion conduct the drawing to award the prizes using all eligible non suspect transactions and entries received as of the termination date. As a condition of entering the Promotion, Entrants agree that: a.) under no circumstances will Entrants be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrants hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; b.) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or the prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and c.) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, and in no event shall Entrant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees or other legal costs.  Sponsor reserves the right to modify prize award procedures at their discretion.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision.

WHO WON:  To request the list of winners, send an e-mail with subject line: “Priceline Challenge” to winnerslist@mkpromosource.com.  Requests must be received no later than February 15, 2022. The list will be sent when the drawings have been conducted and the winners verified.

Governing Law/Jurisdiction:  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of participants or Sponsor in connection with the Promotion shall be governed by the laws of the state of Delaware, without giving any effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules.  Any dispute shall be resolved in a court of law in New Castle County, Delaware.

Severability:  If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.

PRIVACY: Information collected from entrant is used only for the purpose of the prize drawing, to notify winners, and fulfill prizes, and will not be re-used, sold or shared in any manner by Sponsor or any third parties unless entrant has opted-in to receive additional information and promotional material from Sponsor or a third party. By participating in the Promotion, Participant hereby acknowledges that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy located at BarclaycardUS.com.

SPONSOR: Barclays Bank Delaware (Barclays), 125 S. West Street, Wilmington, DE  19801. ADMINISTRATOR: Marden-Kane, Inc., 575 Underhill Blvd., Suite 222, Syosset, NY 11791-3416.

Instagram is a registered trademark and has no affiliation with this Promotion.  Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Promotion are to be directed to Sponsor, at the address above, not Instagram.