Dunkin’ Brands – Dunkin’ Sweepstakes

DUNKIN’ SWEEPSTAKES
 
OFFICIAL RULES
 
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1.  ELIGIBILITY:  
A.        NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR CLAIM A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Dunkin’ Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, age eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry. Employees of Dunkin’ Brands (“Sponsor”), Learfield (“Administrator”), each participating Department of Athletics (“University”), and each of their respective parent, subsidiaries, divisions, trustees, franchisees, participating vendors, distributors, cable affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and affiliated entities as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible (collectively, including Sponsor, the “Sweepstakes Entities”). 
 
B.         The Sweepstakes is governed by U.S. law and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to accept and be bound by all terms of these official rules (“Official Rules”). Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.   Void where prohibited by law.   
 
2.  HOW TO ENTER:  
A.        The Sweepstakes begins Sunday, January 15, 2023 at 12:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at 11:59 PM ET (the “Entry Period”). There is one (1) way to enter the Sweepstakes:
 
To enter the Sweepstakes, Entrant must visit the website located at https://bit.ly/DunkinSweeps2023 (the “Website”) and follow the instructions to complete and submit the online form, including entrant’s name, address, telephone number, email address, and any other information requested on the form. Entrant will receive one (1) entry for each qualified registration. To be eligible, each Sweepstakes entry must be received no later than Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at 11:59 PM ET. LIMIT ONE (1) VALID ENTRY PER PERSON PER CALENDAR DAY. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address.
 
B.         Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means will be void. The Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for misdirected, incomplete, lost, late, illegible, undelivered, inaccurate or delayed entries, or for technical, hardware, or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions or other errors or problems that may limit or affect a person’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes, whether human, mechanical, typographical, printing, electronic, network or otherwise, relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related materials.  In the event of sabotage, acts of God, terrorism or threats thereof, computer virus or other events or causes beyond the Sponsor’s control, that corrupt the integrity, administration, security or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify entrants and/or modify, cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the event requiring such cancellation. False or deceptive entries or acts will render the entrant ineligible. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. ANY ATTEMPT DELIBERATELY TO DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. 
 
3. HOW TO WIN: 
A.        On or around February 16, 2023, one (1) potential Grand Prize winner and ten (10) Second Place winners (when verified by Sponsor and Administrator as set forth below, the “Winner”) will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period.
 
The potential winner will be notified by email or telephone and potential winner will be required to sign and return a Declaration of Compliance, Liability Waiver, and where not prohibited a Publicity Release (“Declaration”) and an IRS Form W-9, which must be received by Administrator within two (2) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim the prize.  If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the Declaration or provide any other requested information within the required time period, or the prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth in these Official Rules. In the event that the potential winner is disqualified for any reason or forfeits the prize, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries.
 
B.         If there is a dispute as to the identity of a Winner, the winning entry will be declared to have been made by the authorized email account holder at time of entry.
 
C.         The decisions of Sponsor and Administrator in all matters regarding this Sweepstakes are final and binding. 
 
4.  PRIZE: 
 
Grand Prize (1 Winner):
 

Roundtrip, coach-class airfare for 2 from a major airport near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion)
(2) Tickets for one mutually agreed upon game
$500 Visa gift card for food and transportation expenses
Dunkin’ coffee for a year: Coffee for a Year in the form of Dunkin’ Gift Cards totaling $598. The ARV of Coffee for a year is $598 (based on five (5) coffees per week totaling eleven dollars and fifty cents ($11.50) per week for fifty-two (52) weeks).

 
Second Place (10 Winners):
 
1.  10 $100 Fanatics Gift cards, and;
2.  10 $100 Dunkin’ Gift cards
 
B.         THE TOTAL ARV OF THE PRIZE IS: SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($7,500.00 US). There exists an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is a contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. By traveling and attending a public event, winner and winner’s guest voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.
 
C.  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 of the offered prize elements are 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.. There will be no substitutions if the Winner is unable for any reason to use or accept the prize. Prizes may be subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer.
 
D.  Winner is responsible for the reporting and payment of all federal, state and local taxes (if any) and any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified in these Official Rules and/or in the applicable entry instructions as being provided. Prize will be fulfilled within a reasonable time of Sponsor’s or Administrator’s verification of Winner. All prize details and additional terms, conditions, or eligibility requirements are in Sponsor’s and/or Administrator’s discretion. 
 
5. GENERAL:  By entering this Sweepstakes, entrant grants Sweepstakes Entities and their designees the right, unless prohibited by law, to use their names, user names, entries, cities and states of residences, voices, avatars, pictures and likenesses, without compensation, notification or approval, for the purpose of advertising and publicizing the goods and services of the Sweepstakes Entities and all matters related to the Sweepstakes, in any manner or medium, now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity. THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY RESPONSIBILITY AND ENTRANTS AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS AND AGENTS, FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, ACTIONS, DEMANDS AND/OR LIABILITIES FOR INJURY/DEATH, DAMAGE OR LOSS TO ANY PERSON OR PROPERTY RELATING TO OR ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES (REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF SUCH INJURY OR LOSS), THE DELIVERY AND/OR SUBSEQUENT USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE AWARDED AND/OR PRINTING, DISTRIBUTION OR PRODUCTION ERRORS. WINNER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE PRIZE IS AWARDED “AS IS” AND THAT SPONSOR HAS NOT MADE, AND IS NOT IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY REPRESENTATION, GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, IN LAW OR IN FACT, RELATIVE TO ANY PRIZE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ITS QUALITY, MECHANICAL CONDITION OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. 
 
6. DISPUTES: 
A.        Except where prohibited, entrants agree that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded will be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Texas; (ii) any and all claims, judgments, and awards to entrants will be limited to actual out of pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii)  under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental and consequential damages, and any other damages other than for actual out of pocket expense and any and all rights to have damages multiplies or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or entrants’ and/or Sponsor’s rights and obligations in connection with the Sweepstakes are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules.
 
B.         If there is any conflict with any Sweepstakes details contained in these Official Rules and Sweepstakes details contained in sweepstakes materials (including, but not limited to, point of sale, television, radio, and print advertising, promotional packaging, and other promotion media), the details of the Sweepstakes as set forth in these Official Rules prevail.
 
7. PRIVACY POLICY:  Any personally identifiable information collected during an entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes will be used by Sponsor, University, Administrator, and their affiliates, agents and marketers in accordance with: Sponsor’s privacy policy, located at https://www.dunkindonuts.com/en/privacy-policy; and with Administrator’s privacy policy, located at https://www.sidearmsports.com/privacy-policy/.   
 
8. OFFICIAL RULES OR WINNERS LIST:  For a copy of the Official Rules or Winner List (available on or about March 1, 2023 , send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (residents of VT need not include return postage on rules requests) to the following address no later than March 31, 2023 (Please specify “Official Rules” or “Winners”): Dunkin’ Sweepstakes, Learfield/Legal Department, 540 North Trade Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101.
 
9. SPONSOR/ADMINISTRATOR: Sponsor: Dunkin’ Brands, Inc., 130 Royall Street, Canton, MA 02021. Administrator: Learfield, 540 N. Trade Street, NW, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101.