Barclays – Small Business Big Wins 2022 Contest And – Win will be awarded in the form of a check made payable to the winning small business

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. THERE IS NO REQUIREMENT TO BE A CURRENT OR
FUTURE BARCLAYS CARD HOLDER TO ENTER OR WIN. THIS PROMOTION IS AVAILABLE ONLY
TO SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS (AS FURTHER DEFINED BELOW) WHO ARE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF
THE FIFTY UNITED STATES INCLUDING DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA,
WITH THE EXCEPTION OF US TERRITORIES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
1 – PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The Barclays Small
Business Big Wins 2022 Contest (the “Contest”) is
a contest in which Small Business owners (the “Entrant”),
which is further defined below in Section 2, are invited to submit a story
along with a photo that helps illustrate their idea/thoughts/emotions in the
submission (Collectively the “Entry” or
“Submission”) on how their business met the unique
demands of 2021. Additionally, small business owners submitting an entry
meeting the Entry requirements will automatically be entered into the Barclays
Small Business Big Wins Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”).
The Contest and the Sweepstakes shall be collectively referred to as the
“Promotion”.
2 – ELIGIBILITY: Promotion is open to Small
Businesses who must meet the eligibility criteria below:

be located in the fifty (50) United States including the District of
Columbia;
be owned by a legal resident of the fifty (50) United States including the
District of Columbia, and who are at least eighteen (18) years of age; current
business must be currently open and in operation for at least 1 year and prior
to or as of February 10, 2021;
submitter must be listed as the business owner (in whole or in part) of the
business described for the full 1 year prior to or as of February 10, 2021;
have a valid employer identification number or taxpayer identification
number;
employ fewer than one hundred (100) employees for the duration of the
Contest;
have annual business revenue of five million dollars ($5MM) or less;
Officers, directors, employees and agents of Barclays Bank Delaware (the
“Sponsor”), its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, retailers,
advertising and promotion agencies, Mastercard International Incorporated
(”Mastercard”), Visa U.S.A. Inc., Visa Inc., Visa International
Service Association (“Visa”) and Marden-Kane, Inc. (the
“Administrator”) (collectively, the “Releasees” and/or
“Promotion Entities”), 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 this
Promotion in any manner. If a participant is disqualified, Sponsor reserves
the right to terminate that participant’s eligibility to participate in
this Promotion.
must not have won a Contest prize (excluding Sweepstakes) in the 2020 Small
Business Big Wins Contest.

Void where prohibited. No purchase is necessary, and there is no requirement
to be a current or future Barclays’ card holder to enter or win.

3 –ENTRY PERIOD: The Barclays Small Business Big Wins
Contest begins at 12:00:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on February 11, 2022, and
ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on March 11, 2022 (the
“Promotion Entry Period”). The Promotion has further key dates
which are outlined in the Timing Chart below (the “Chart”). Sponsor
computer, or that of its designee, runs the official clock for the Promotion
and will solely determine the time by which a Submission is received.
Limit: There is a maximum of one (1) Entry per
Small Business for the entire Promotion Entry Period. When you submit your
entry into the Contest you will automatically receive one (1) Entry into the
Sweepstakes.
During the Promotion there are events (explained in detail in the Chart
below), which start and end on or about the dates and times noted below.

Timing Chart

EVENT
START
DATE – Begins
at 12:00:00 a.m. ET
END
DATES
Submission Ends
at 11:59:59 p.m. ET
Voting Ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET

PROMOTION ENTRY SUBMISSION PERIOD
(“Entry Period”)
 
February 11th
 
 
March 11th

JUDGING TO DETERMINE TOP 10 FINALISTS FOR
PUBLIC VOTING PERIOD
(“Judging Period”)
 
March 14th

 
March 25th

SWEEPSTAKES RANDOM DRAWING TO DETERMINE 50 WINNERS
 
March 25th

FINALIST AND SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS NOTIFICATION
 
March 28th

PUBLIC VOTING PERIOD
(“Voting Period”)
 
April 13th
 
April 22nd

CONTEST WINNERS NOTIFIED
 
May 2nd

ALL WINNERS ANNOUNCED
 
May 3rd
 

Note: All dates are 2022.
4 – HOW TO ENTER: Got to www.barclayssmallbizbigwins.com
(the “Website”) and:

Provide the requested registration information;
Tell us your small business story and how your business met the unique
demands of 2021 in less than five hundred (500) words;
Upload an original photograph that helps illustrates your
idea/thoughts/emotions response in the submission;
Read and accept the Official Rules;
Click the “Submit” button.

Entry & Photo requirements and guidelines:
Entry must have the following requirements/guidelines:

Story must be written in English.
Story must not exceed five hundred (500) words.
Story must be the original work of the Small Business owner
(“Entrant”).

Photo submissions must meet the following requirements/guidelines:

Maximum File Size: 10MB.
Photo Formats: .GIF, .JPG or .PNG file formats.
Photo must be an original and owned by the Entrant.
Photo quality with a high DPI (300 preferred but not required)

By clicking “Submit”, Entrants will receive one (1) Submission
into the Promotion. Entrant must complete the entry form with all required
information on the entry page including Small Business owner name, Company
name, contact information, and click the “Submit” button for the
Submission to be eligible. Entry cannot be altered by Entrant after it has
been submitted. As part of the Promotion submission process, Entrants will be
required to indicate that they have read, accept, and agree to be bound by
these Official Rules. Limit of one (1) Submission per Small Business owner for
the entire Promotion Period. Submissions become the property of Sponsor and
will not be returned. Submissions in excess of this limit are void.
5 – ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: All Promotion
Submissions must be submitted by 11:59:59 p.m. ET on March 11, 2022. Entrants
must provide all required information on the entry form to be eligible to
enter. All Submissions will be screened to make sure that they meet
eligibility requirements. Incomplete or inaccurate Submissions are void. By
entering, each Entrant acknowledges compliance with these Official Rules
including all eligibility requirements. Submissions that do not meet the
following Entry Requirements are subject to disqualification and/or removal
from the Website, each at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion:
Additional Content Requirements:

Submission MUST NOT have won any previous contest award (excluding the
2020 Small Business Big Wins Sweepstakes) or been submitted
in any other competition and must be a previously unpublished and previously
un-produced work.
Submission MUST NOT contain material that violates or infringes
another’s rights, including, but not limited to, material that violates
privacy, publicity, or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes
copyright infringement.
Submission MUST NOT include or mention any copyrighted material, contain
logos, brand or product names or trademarks, except those of the Sponsor
other than material in which the Entrant owns copyrights.
Submission MUST NOT contain material that is, as determined, in
Sponsor’s sole discretion, tortious, defamatory, slanderous, or
libelous.
Submission MUST be in keeping with Sponsor’s image and MUST NOT be
false, fraudulent, deceptive, misleading, disparaging, obscene, pornographic,
hateful, indecent, threatening, discriminatory, profane, contain material
that is threatening to any person, place, business, group or world peace or
otherwise is offensive, as determined by Administrator or Sponsor at their
sole and absolute discretion.
Submission MUST NOT invade publicity rights or privacy of any person,
living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or
proprietary rights, including, but not limited to, intellectual property
rights, and the right to submit or use same shall not be restricted.
Submission MUST NOT include material that is unlawful, in violation of, or
contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where the Submission is
created.
Submissions MUST be the Entrant’s original work (modification of an
original work is not an original idea) or in the public domain and must be
the Entrant’s own original creation executed solely by Entrant.
Submission MUST NOT copy or otherwise plagiarize from any source.
Submission MUST be suitable for presentation in a public forum.
Submission MUST NOT suggest, depict, or describe any inappropriate,
unlawful, or dangerous use of Sponsor’s products.

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.
6 – JUDGING/DETERMINATION OF TOP 10 FINALISTS: All
eligible Entries received by the close of the Promotion Period will be judged
by a panel of judges chosen in Sponsor’s sole discretion (the
“Judges”).The judging of Entries will consist of a maximum score
of one hundred (100) points according to the following judging criteria (the
“Judging Criteria”):

Appropriateness to theme (30 points)
Demonstration of perseverance, creativity &/or innovation (30 points)
Impact on/or Inspiration to others &/or community (30 points)
Tell us what you would do with the money if you won (5 points)
Clear expression of their experience (5 points)

The Top 10 Finalists will be eligible for the final round of public voting
to determine the Winners. Entrants acknowledge that other Entrants may have
created ideas and concepts contained in their Submission that may have
familiarities or similarities to his or her Entry submission, and that he or
she will not be entitled to any compensation or right to negotiate with the
Promotion Entities because of these familiarities or similarities.
Additionally, the Judges may identify up to five (5) potential alternate
Submissions with the next highest total scores (which may or may not be
publicly announced) to the extent that it determines any of the potential
Prize Winners are ineligible, is unable to be contacted, or declines to
continue as a participant in the Promotion. The judges’ decisions are final
and binding in all matters relating to this Promotion.
7 – PUBLIC VOTING OF THE TOP 10 FINALISTS TO DETERMINE THE
CONTEST WINNERS: The Top 10 Finalist Entry submissions will be
available for open viewing and voting at:
https:www.barclayssmallbizbigwins.com, starting April 13th beginning at
12:00:00 am ET and ends on April 22nd at 11:59:59 pm ET (the “Voting
Period”). The public voting will restrict one (1) vote per day per email
during the entire Voting Period. Voters are encouraged to use the judging
criteria listed above to vote on the entry that best depicts their small
business story and how their business met the unique demands of 2021. All
online voting will be under the supervision of the Sponsor, whose decisions
are final in all matters relating to this Contest. Votes that do not comply
with the Official Rules or these requirements, or that result from fraud or
collusion, may be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion. The use of
any automated launching or entry software or any other mechanical or
electronic means that permits Promotion Website visitors to vote repeatedly is
prohibited. Creation of multiple email accounts in order to vote in excess of
the stated maximum limitations will be void. Entrants are prohibited from
obtaining votes by any fraudulent or inappropriate means, including, without
limitation, voting by proxy for yourself or any other person, offering prizes,
services or anything of value or other inducements to members of the public,
as determined by the Promotion Entities in their sole discretion. If a
Finalist is found to have engaged in such fraud or collusion, in
Sponsor’s opinion, he/she will be disqualified as a Finalist and will
not be eligible to win a prize in this Contest. At the end of the Voting
Period the Finalist with the highest number of “votes” will be
deemed the Grand Prize Winner, and the Finalist with the second highest number
of “votes” will be deemed the 2nd Place Winner; and the Finalist
with the third highest number of “votes” will be deemed the 3rd
Place winner. The remaining final seven (7) Finalists will then be deemed
Runner-Up Prize Winners. In the event of a tie, all tied entries will be
re-judged by an additional judge selected by the Sponsor who will break the
tie using the Judging Criteria. The judges’ decisions are final and binding in
all matters relating to this contest.
8 – CONTEST PRIZES: One (1) Grand
Prize: $60,000 cash. Value (“V”): $60,000. One (1)
2nd Place Prize: $40,000 cash. V. $40,000. One (1) 3rd Place
Prize: $20,000 cash. V. $20,000. Seven (7) Runner-Up Prizes: $5,000 cash. V.
$5,000 each. All prizes will be awarded in the form of a check made payable to
the winning small business. Total Value of all Contest Prizes: $155,000.00.

9 – RANDOM DRAWING: Winners will be selected in a
random drawing on or about March 25, 2022, from among all the remaining
eligible entries received after the determination of the Top Ten Finalists.
Drawing will be conducted by the Sponsor, or its designated agent. Odds of
winning a Sweepstakes Prize depend upon the total number of eligible entries
received.
10 – SWEEPSTAKES PRIZES: Fifty (50) Prizes:
$2,000 cash. V. $2,000 each. Prize will be awarded in the form of a check made
payable to the winning small business. Total Value of all Sweepstakes Prizes:
$100,000.
11 – ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF PRIZES: All prizes
will be awarded provided there are enough eligible entries received and prizes
are claimed properly in accordance with these Official Rules. Limit one (1)
prize per qualified entrant and Contest Prize winners are not eligible for
Sweepstakes prizes. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or
guarantee, either expressed or implied by Sponsor. Prizes are nontransferable,
non-assignable as provided herein. Prize Winners are responsible for the
payment of taxes on the prize and for any other costs and expenses associated
with the acceptance and use of the prize. Prizes will be awarded to
Prize Winners approximately 2-4 weeks after confirmation of Prize Winner
eligibility. Winners must agree not to disclose that they are a
Winner in this Promotion until Sponsor has made the public announcement.
12 – NOTIFICATION: The Administrator will
contact potential winners on or about March 28, 2022 as stated in the Timing
Chart above. An Entrant is not deemed a winner of any prize, even if the
winning notification should so indicate, unless and until (i) the
Entrant’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 Entrant has been notified that the acceptance and verification
process is complete. Potential winners will be notified via email and/or phone
that were provided on the entry and will be required to respond to the
notification within three (3) days of notification. Potential
Contest Prize winners and Potential Sweepstakes Prize winners
will be required to complete, sign, and return [1] an Affidavit of Eligibility
and Liability Release and; where legal, a Publicity Release; [2] an Entrant
Agreement and Release; [3] a Background Check Authorization Form
(collectively, the “Releases”); and (4) an IRS Form W-9 and
furnish his/her social security number or small business TIN that will be used
only for the purpose of reporting the Winner’s prize earnings to the
Internal Revenue Service, as required by law. Completed documents must be
returned within three (3) days from prize notification date or the prize will
be forfeited and awarded to an alternate potential winner. Any false statement
made by a potential winner will result in automatic disqualification.
If a potential Prize Winner does not return the required documents within
the stated timeframe, cannot be contacted, or if any notification/Document is
returned as undeliverable, or if a potential winner is found to be ineligible
or not in compliance with these Official Rules, the potential winning Entry
will be disqualified and the Entry with the next highest score will be
notified, time permitting, at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Sponsor
reserves the right to conduct background checks of the potential winners. If
the prize is won by an eligible small business owner who is not of the legal
age of majority in the state of residence (“minor”), the required
documents must be confirmed and signed by Prize 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
Prize Winner set forth herein.
In addition, you acknowledge and agree that the Releasees reserve
the right to disqualify any Potential Prize Winner or Alternate at any time,
in their sole discretion, on the basis of anything contained in or learned or
obtained as a result of any background check, submitted Releases, or any
other forms requested by the Releasees that, in their sole opinion, would
constitute a breach of these Official Rules or otherwise.
By entering the Promotion, Entrants, or, if minors, their parents or legal
guardians, agree to the use by Sponsor and its designees of their names,
cities and states of the small business 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, notification, or permission, except where prohibited
by law. Upon request, Prize Winners must consent to such in writing.
13 – ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Normal
Internet access, phone, and usage charges imposed by Entrant’s online or
phone service may apply. Each Submission must be manually key stroked and
manually entered by the individual Entrant; bulk, third-party, automated
and/or repetitive electronic Submissions (including, but not limited to,
Submissions made using any script, macro, bot or promotion service) will be
disqualified. Any attempt by any Entrant to obtain more than one Submission by
using multiple and/or different identities, forms, registrations, email
addresses, logins, or any other methods will void that Entrant’s
Submission, and that Entrant may be disqualified at Sponsor’s
discretion. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a specific
Entrant, the Submission will be deemed to have been made by the registered
account holder of the e-mail address for the potentially winning Submission,
but only if that Entrant meets all other eligibility criteria. A registered
account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail
address account by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or
other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is
responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the
submitted e-mail address. Potential Promotion Winners may be required to
provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the
e-mail address account for the potentially winning Submission. If a dispute
cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the Submission in question
may be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
By entering the Promotion, each Entrant represents and warrants the
following: (a) he or she has read, understands and will follow the Official
Rules; (b) the Submission, and all materials and matter therein: (1) is wholly
original with such Entrant and are not a copy or imitation of any other
material; (2) will not infringe or violate any right whatsoever, including,
without limitation, any personal rights (e.g., defamation, privacy, false
light, moral right, etc.) or any property rights (e.g., copyright, trademark,
right to ideas, etc.) of any person or entity and the use thereof will result
in no third party liability or obligations; and (3) is not the subject of any
threatened or pending litigation, claim or dispute that might give rise to
litigation, which adversely affects or in any way prejudices, impairs or
diminishes the rights granted hereunder or the value thereof; (c) he or she
has the right to agree to and fully perform consistent with these Official
Rules and the consent of no third parties are required to grant the rights
hereunder; and (d) Sponsor’s use of any Submission shall not violate an
agreement to which such Entrant has signed. Entrants agree to indemnify and
hold the Released Parties (defined below) harmless from and against any
third-party claim, to the extent relating to any breach of any representation,
warranty or covenant made by such Entrant in connection with his or her
acceptance of these Official Rules.
Those who do not abide by these Official Rules, the instructions of Sponsor
and the Website, and provide all required information will be disqualified in
Sponsor’s sole discretion. Submissions into the Promotion will be
publicly posted for all users of the Application to view. ONCE
TRANSMITTED, ALL SUBMISSIONS BECOME PART OF THE PROMOTION AND MAY NOT BE
REMOVED BY THE ENTRANT, EVEN IF ENTRANT WITHDRAWS FROM PROMOTION
CONSIDERATION. Entries or participation will not be acknowledged or
returned.
14 – GRANT OF RIGHTS: By entering, except where
prohibited by law, each Entrant grants to the Sponsor and their agents and
assigns in perpetuity the irrevocable, sub-licensable, absolute right and
permission to use, edit, modify, cut, rearrange, add to, delete from, copy,
reproduce, translate, separate, dub, adapt, publish, combine with other
material, reuse, adapt, and exploit the content of and elements embodied in
the Submission in any and all media, including but not limited to paper
format, digital and electronic media, computer, audio and audiovisual media
(whether now existing or hereafter devised), in any language, throughout the
world, and in any manner, for trade, advertising, promotional, commercial, or
any other purposes without further review, notice, approval, consideration, or
compensation. Each Entrant agrees that the Releasees may but are not required
to attribute the Submission to an Entrant. Each Entrant waives and releases
the Releasees from any and all claims that Entrant may now or hereafter have
in any jurisdiction based on “moral rights” or “droit
moral” or unfair competition with respect to the Releasees’
exploitation of entries without further notification or compensation to
Entrants of any kind, and agrees not to instigate, support, maintain, or
authorize any action, claim, or lawsuit against the Releasees and each of
their affiliates, licensees, or any other person in connection with this
Promotion, on the grounds that any use of any elements embodied in the
Submission or any derivative works, infringe or violate any of Entrant’s
rights therein. Each Entrant agrees to execute any documents that Releasees
may require to affect such grant of rights. Each Prize Winner grants the
Releasees the right to use and publish his/her name, entry submission or
elements, likeness, picture, voice, and/or any information contained in
his/her Submission, online, in print and in any other media for advertising
and promotional purposes worldwide, and in perpetuity without additional
compensation, notice, review, or approval, unless prohibited by law. Nothing
contained in these Official Rules obligates the licensed entities to make use
of any of the rights granted herein and Prize Winner waives any right to
inspect or approve any use.
Each Entrant acknowledges that other Entrants may have created ideas and
concepts contained in their Submission that may have familiarities or
similarities to his/her own Submission, and that he/she will not be entitled
to any compensation or right to negotiate with the Promotion Entities because
of these familiarities or similarities. The decisions of the Sponsor are final
and binding in all matters relating to this Promotion, including
interpretation and application of these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the
right to request from Entrant at any time proof that Entrant maintains all
necessary rights in their Submission in order to grant Sponsor the rights
required herein in a form acceptable to Sponsor. Failure to provide such proof
may lead to, among other things, the Entrant being disqualified from the
Promotion.
15 – GENERAL CONDITIONS: The Releasees are not
responsible for the actions of Entrants in connection with the Promotion,
including Entrants’ attempts to circumvent the Official Rules or
otherwise interfere with the administration, security, fairness, integrity or
proper conduct of the Promotion. Persons found tampering with or abusing any
aspect of this Promotion, or whom Sponsor believes to be causing malfunction,
error, disruption or damage may be disqualified. Additionally, any attempt to
cheat the Promotion, as determined at the sole and absolute discretion of
Sponsor, may result in immediate disqualification of the Entrant, as well as
other possible consequences, including disqualification from any and all
existing and future promotions. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY
OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR APPLICATION ASSOCIATED WITH THIS
PROMOTION OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A
VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW, AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE,
SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE AND 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.
Neither Sponsor nor anyone acting on its behalf will enter into any
communications with any Entrant regarding this Promotion, except as expressly
set forth in these Official Rules.
Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any
individual it finds to be attempting to tamper with or undermine the
Submission process, the Website, and/or the legitimate operation of the
Promotion; to violate the Official Rules; or to act in an unsportsmanlike or
disruptive manner or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any
other person. Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for: (1) any lost,
late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, undelivered, delayed, garbled,
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 Submission process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human error which
may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of
Submissions; (5) for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server,
Internet Service Provider (ISP), Website, or other connections, availability
or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone
or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled,
delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software
malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any
kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical,
printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Promotion; or (6)
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, 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), the Promotion is not capable of
running as planned, including infection by computer virus or bugs, tampering,
unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes
beyond the control of Sponsor, which corrupt or affect the operation,
administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this
Promotion, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, void any suspect entries and:
(a) modify the Promotion or suspend the Promotion to address the impairment
and then resume the Promotion in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of
these Official Rules; or (b) terminate the Promotion and from among the
eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment, award
the Promotion prizes based on the Judging Criteria set forth above.
16 – LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASES: By
participating in this Promotion, Entrant agrees that Sponsor, Administrator,
Mastercard, and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates,
subsidiaries, representatives, consultants, contractors, legal counsel,
advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment and marketing, website
providers, web masters, and their respective officers, directors, employees,
representatives, and agents (the “Released Parties” or the
“Releasees”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be
held harmless by Entrants against, any liability for any injuries, losses or
damages of any kind to persons, including personal injury or death, or
property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from
acceptance, possession, misuse, or use of the prize, entry, or participation
in this Promotion or in any Promotion- or Prize-related activity, or any
claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy, or
merchandise or other prize delivery. By participating in this Promotion,
Entrant agrees that the Released Parties will not be responsible or liable for
any injuries, damages, or losses of any kind, including direct, indirect,
incidental, consequential, or punitive damages to persons, including death, or
to property arising out of access to and use of the Website or Application
associated with this Promotion or the downloading from and/or printing
material downloaded from such Website and/or Application. If any use by
Sponsor of the Entries causes it to be liable to any third party, Entrant
agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Sponsor and its agents,
employees, affiliates, subsidiaries, representative and all related parties
from and against any and all damages, costs, judgments and expenses (including
reasonable attorneys’ fees), which it incurs as a result of its use of
the Entries. Released Parties are not responsible for electronic
communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or
passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in Entrant’s e-mail
or other account to receive messages. Without limiting the foregoing,
everything regarding this Promotion, including the Website and all prizes, are
provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or
implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of
merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Some
jurisdictions may not allow the limitations or exclusions of liability for
incidental or consequential damages or exclusion of implied warranties, so
some of the above limitations or exclusions may not apply. Check local laws
for any restrictions or limitations regarding these limitations or exclusions.
17 – JURISDICTION: 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 Promotion, 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 Promotion (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.
18 – PRIVACY: Entrant understands that Entrant is providing information to the Sponsor and Administrator. As a condition of entering the Promotion, each Entrant gives consent for Sponsor to obtain and deliver his or her name, address and other information to third parties for the purpose of administering this Promotion and complying with applicable laws, regulations, and rules. The information provided by Entrants will only be used for the purpose of contacting Entrants as it relates to their entry submission in the Promotion unless Entrant opts-in to use in a different manner. The Sponsor and the Administrator will not share this information with third parties (other than the Sponsor’s or Administrator’s prize fulfillment agent, if applicable).
19 – WHO WON: To receive the names of the winners,
available after May 3, 2022, send an email with the subject line:
“Barclays Small Business Big Wins Contest & Sweepstakes” to
winnerslist@mkpromosource.com. Requests must be received by April 30, 2022.
20 – SPONSOR & ADMINISTRATOR: Sponsor:
Barclays Bank Delaware (Barclays), 125 S. West Street, Wilmington,
DE  19801. Administrator: Marden-Kane, Inc., 575
Underhill Blvd., Ste. 222, Syosset, NY 11797.
Mastercard is a registered mark, and the circles design is a trademark,
of Mastercard International Incorporated.
©2022 Marden-Kane, Inc. All rights reserved. These Official Rules may
not be copied, edited, or used for any other purpose, commercial or
otherwise, without the express written consent of Marden-Kane, Inc.