Dunkin Brands – Dunkin’ Carnival – Win A trip for two to winner’s choice of a city in the United States

Dunkin’ Carnival
Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES, PLAY THE
INSTANT WIN GAME OR WIN A PRIZE/OFFER. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT
OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING IN THE
SWEEPSTAKES OR INSTANT WIN GAME.
1. Eligibility: Dunkin’ Carnival (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. Employees of Dunkin Brands, Inc. (“Sponsor”), Merkle Inc. (“Administrator”), and their
respective parent and affiliate companies, suppliers as well as the immediate family (spouse,
parents, siblings and children and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and
household members of each such employee, whether or not related, are not eligible. The
Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void
where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these
Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all
matters related to the Promotion. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set
forth herein. The Promotion consists of a sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) and an instant win
game (the “Instant Win Game”).
2. Sponsor: Dunkin Brands, Inc. 130 Royall Street, Canton, MA, 02021. Administrator: Merkle
Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075.
3. Timing: The Promotion begins on July 1, 2020 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on
August 11, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”). For purposes of this Promotion each
“week” begins on a Wednesday and concludes on the following Tuesday. Administrator’s
computer is the official time-keeping device for the Promotion.
4. How to Play the Instant Win Game: No Purchase Necessary. During the Promotion Period,
visit www.dunkincarnival.com (“Website”) and complete and submit the registration form (if you
haven’t already done so) including providing a valid email address and selecting one (1)
Sweepstakes prize package (each a “Sweepstakes Prize Package”) from among the available
options for which you would most like to win (on your first visit only). You will 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, 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/offer will be awarded.
Administrator is responsible for the functionality of the Instant Win Game.
Limit: Each entrant may play the Instant Win Game 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 by using multiple/different email
addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s plays
and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited
and will result in disqualification. Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost,
late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, game plays, 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 and he/she must
comply with these Official Rules. 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.
5. How to Enter the Sweepstakes: There are three (3) ways to enter:
a.) Make a Qualifying Purchase: During the Promotion Period, purchase any Dunkin’ product
online, at any retail store or Dunkin’ restaurant, excluding gift cards and cooler
beverages, (“Qualifying Purchase”). Be sure to keep your receipt(s). Take an image of
the entire receipt(s). The receipt image(s) must be clear and legible, include the retailer (if
applicable), purchase date and time, and show the Qualifying Purchase, the Qualifying
Purchase price and total amount spent. Then, visit www.dunkincarnival.com (“Website”)
and complete and submit the registration form (if you haven’t already done so) including
providing a valid email address and selecting one (1) Sweepstakes prize package (each
a “Sweepstakes Prize Package”) from among the available options for which you would
most like to win (on your first visit only). Where prompted, follow the instructions to
upload an image of your receipt. Each receipt can only be uploaded once. Once your
receipt image is validated, you will receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry into the drawing for
the Sweepstakes Prize Package you selected when registering for this Promotion.
b.) Mail-in Alternate Method: To enter without making a Qualifying Purchase, hand print your
name, address, day and evening phone numbers, email address, and date of birth on a
3″ x 5″ piece of paper and mail it in an envelope with proper postage and the
Sweepstakes Prize Package written on the outside of the envelope (“Dunkin’
Summer Vacation”, “A Year of Essentials”, “Cedar Point Ticket of a Lifetime”, or
“Dunkin’ Endless Summer Fun”), to “Dunkin’ Carnival,” c/o Merkle Inc., P.O. Box 5046,
Department 844621, Kalamazoo, MI 49003-5046. You will receive one (1) Sweepstakes
entry into the drawing for the Sweepstakes Prize Package you selected. Limit: One (1)
entry per envelope. NOTE: If you do not include the Sweepstakes Prize Package
drawing/prize pool you wish to enter written on the outside of the envelope, you
will receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry into the Dunkin’ Endless Summer Fun Prize
Package drawing. All mail-in entries must be handwritten and must be postmarked by
August 11, 2020 and received by August 18, 2020. 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.
c.) “Lose” the Instant Win Game: If you play the Instant Win Game (as outlined in Section 4
above) and receive a “lose” message, meaning you are not a potential winner of an
Instant Win Game Prize, you will receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry into the drawing for
the Sweepstakes Prize Package you selected when registering for this Promotion.
Limit: Each entrant may enter the Sweepstakes up to three (3) times per day during the
Promotion Period through option (a) and/or (b) (regardless of method or combination of methods)
and one (1) time per day through option (c). Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the
same email address. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of
entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any
other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any
automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Released Parties
(as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or
misdirected registrations, entries, 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 and he/she must comply with these Official Rules. 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 winner may be required to show proof of
being the authorized account holder.
6. Sweepstakes/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 each potential Sweepstakes winner on or around August 31, 2020 from all
eligible entries received for each applicable Sweepstakes Prize Package. Instant Win Game
Prizes and Offers:
Prizes: There will be forty-two thousand fifty-one (42,051) random, computer-generated winning
times, one for each prize listed below, that will be generated during the Promotion Period. First
Prize: one (1) winning time will be generated per week; therefore, one (1) prize per week.
Second Prize: one (1) winning time will be generated per day; therefore, one (1) prize per day.
Third Prize: three (3) winning times will be will randomly generated throughout the entire
Promotion Period. Fourth Prize: five hundred (500) winning times will be generated per day;
therefore, five hundred (500) prizes per day. Fifth Prize: five hundred (500) winning times will be
generated per day; therefore, five hundred (500) prizes per day.
Offers: There will also be sixty thousand two hundred (60,200) random, computer-generated
winning times, one for each offer listed below, that will be generated during the Promotion Period.
All offers will be randomly generated throughout 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 or offer indicated. See Section 9 below
for complete details on prizes and offers.
7. 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.
8. Verification of Potential Sweepstakes and Instant Win Game Winners: Receiving a
prize/offer is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. Each potential Sweepstakes
Prize Package winner will be notified by email. Each potential Sweepstakes Prize Package
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 five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in
order to claim the prize. If a potential winner of any prize/offer 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 or if a potential winner is otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules,
potential winner forfeits the prize/offer. In the event that a potential winner of a prize valued over
$25 is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner
by random drawing from among all remaining eligible Sweepstakes entries received. There will
be three (3) alternate drawings after which the prize will remain unawarded. Unclaimed
prizes/offers valued at $25 or less will go unawarded. Prizes/offers will be fulfilled approximately
8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the Promotion.
9. Prizes/offers:
Sweepstakes Prizes:
Winner’s choice of one (1) of the following two (2) prize options:
A. ONE (1) “DUNKIN’ SUMMER VACATION FOR TWO (2) PRIZE PACKAGE: A trip for
two (2) to winner’s choice of a city in the United States. 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); three (3) nights’ accommodations at a
hotel determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (single room, double occupancy);
opportunity for winner and guest to participate in a water excursion activity of their choice
and $800.00 spending money. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) is up to $7,000. 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.
B. $6,000 check. ARV is $6,000.
ONE (1) “A YEAR OF ESSENTIALS” PRIZE PACKAGE*: A “Year of Essentials” prize pack which
includes Dunkin’ for a year awarded as $598 in Dunkin’ gift cards (Dunkin’ for a year is defined as
five (5) medium hot coffees per calendar week), Shell Gas for a year awarded as $2,500 in Shell
gift cards (a year of gas is defined as 12,000 miles per year at an average of $3.25 per gallon),
$2,000 The Home Depot Gift Card, $2,500 Amazon.com Gift Card. ARV is $7,598.
Winner’s choice of one (1) of the following two (2) prize options:
A. ONE (1) “CEDAR POINT TICKET OF A LIFETIME” PRIZE PACKAGE*: “Ticket of a
Lifetime” awarded as four (4) annual Cedar Point passes, valid for up to one hundred
(100) years and a trip for two (2) to Cedar Point, Ohio. 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 Cleveland, Ohio; two (2) nights’
accommodations at a hotel determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (single room,
double occupancy, lake view (subject to availability)); a $250 allowance for full-size rental
car for length of stay and $400.00 spending money. ARV is up to $3,500.00. 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.
B. $2,500 check. ARV is $2,500.
For “Ticket of a Lifetime” prize: Once each winner’s three (3) friends/family members are
determined, they cannot be changed, prize cannot be transferred or sold, regardless of
circumstance. Ticket of a Lifetime prize must be renewed annually. The Park will email
renewal codes to each winner based on the information provided on the Declaration by
before the start of the operating season each year. If a winner’s information has changed
since originally completing the Declaration, he/she will be responsible for updating any
necessary information change(s). Park is not responsible for outdated information, lost
email, spam associated with delivery of renewal codes and details. Prize is redeemable
for unlimited admission to Cedar Point, Cedar Point Shores waterpark and free parking
on any public operating day of each park operating season as long as Park is operating
and owned by Millennium Operation.
ONE (1) “DUNKIN’ ENDLESS SUMMER FUN” PRIZE PACKAGE: $10,000 check. ARV is
$10,000.
Odds of winning a Sweepstakes prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during
the Promotion Period for each Sweepstakes Prize Package.
For All Trip Prizes: 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 Promotion, 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(s) 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 any event 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.
Instant Win Game Prizes:
SIX (6) FIRST PRIZES (one (1) awarded per week): A pair of Cedar point Gold Passes.
Includes unlimited visits to Cedar Point and Cedar Point Shores Waterpark every public operating
day in 2020 and 2021, free parking, special discounts, and early ride times. Valid for the 2020
and 2021 operating seasons. ARV of each prize: $258.
FORTY-TWO (42) SECOND PRIZES (one (1) awarded per day): A pair of Cedar Point single
day tickets, valid for the 2020 and 2021 operating seasons. ARV of each prize: $150.
THREE (3) THIRD PRIZES: Keurig brewer Keurig® K-Mini Plus Single Serve
Coffee Maker: ARV of each prize: $100.
TWENTY-ONE THOUSAND (21,000) FOURTH PRIZES (five hundred (500) awarded per day):
One (1) $10 Dunkin’ Donuts Promo eCard. eCard expires 11/30/2020. ARV of each prize:
$10.00.
TWENTY-ONE THOUSAND (21,000) FIFTH PRIZES (five hundred (500) awarded per day): One
(1) $5 Dunkin’ Donuts Promo eCard. eCard expires 11/30/2020. ARV of each prize: $5.00.
Instant Win Game Offers:
SIXTY THOUSAND (60,000) KEURIG OFFERS: A digital code that can be redeemed for 20% off
a purchase at Keurig.com. Offer valid for 20% off boxes of Dunkin’ Donuts® K-Cup® pods
purchased on www.Keurig.com through 11:59 p.m. PST on 08/29/2020, while supplies last. Does
not include K-Carafe®, K-Mug®, and Rivo® or Vue® pods, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®
Reserve coffees, illy®K-Cup® pods, coffee shots, bagged coffee or any Keurig® bundles. Enter
code in the “Coupon(s)” box during checkout. Free standard shipping to U.S. addresses on all
brewers and orders of $29 or more, after any promo codes, discounts, or coupons are applied.
Cannot be combined with other offers, not valid toward gift certificates, previous purchases, Auto-
Delivery orders, Rewards Catalog purchases, and is not redeemable for cash. Offer only valid at
www.Keurig.com. Keurig’s Terms of Use apply. ARV of each Offer: there is no ARV associated
with this offer.
TWO HUNDRED CREAMER OFFERS: A digital code that can be redeemed for $1 off one (1)
Dunkin’ Donuts Coffee Creamer Quart coupon. Limit one (1) coupon per purchase. Consumer
pays any sales tax. Void if sold, transferred, reproduced or where prohibited or restricted by law.
Print coupon by August 11, 2020. Coupon expires September 11, 2020.
Odds of winning an Instant Win Game prize/offer depend on the number of Instant Win
prizes/offers available divided by the number of eligible Instant Win Game plays.
For All Prizes/offers: Terms and conditions of passes, tickets and Promo Digital eCards apply. No
cash equivalent and all prizes/offers are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except
as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winner will receive an IRS Form 1099 from
Sponsor or its agent and is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or
use. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of comparable or greater value, at its
sole discretion. Prizes/offers are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or
implied. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use
not specified herein as being provided. Limit: One (1) Instant Win Game prize, one (1) Instant Win
offer, and one (1) Sweepstakes prize per person. TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZES: $351,246.
10. Release: By participating in the Promotion, entrants agree to release and hold harmless
Sponsor, Administrator, Danone US, LLC, 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.
11. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes each 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, now or hereafter devised, in
any manner, worldwide, in perpetuity, without further payment or consideration, notification or
permission.
12. 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, or any event or
cause beyond Sponsor’s control (e.g. events such as natural calamities, national emergencies,
wide spread illnesses, declarations of war, acts of God, acts of terrorism) interferes with any
aspect of the Sweepstakes or Instant Win Game, including but not limited to fulfillment of the
prize(s)/offer(s), as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In the event the Sweepstakes or
Instant Win Game is terminated, Sponsor reserves the right to modify the prizes offered herein
and to award the prizes/offers at random from among the non-suspect, eligible entries or plays
received up to the time of the impairment or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by
Sponsor. 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 and void all associated entries, plays and/or prize claims. 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 (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees and
other remedies 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.
13. 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) 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; (3)
unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (4) 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, including,
without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of
the Promotion, the processing of entries, plays or prize claims, the announcement of the
prizes/offers or in any Promotion-related materials; 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/offers will be awarded. In the event that
production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated
number of prizes/offers 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/offers by a random drawing
among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.
14. 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.
15. Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to the
Sponsor’s Privacy Policy https://www.dunkindonuts.com/en/privacy-policy.
16. Winners List: For a winners list, visit https://bit.ly/2Y7W6e2. The winners list will be posted
after winner confirmation is complete.
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