Heineken USA – DOS Equis Cinco 2016 – Win a grand prize of a trip for 2 to Mexico OR 1 of 23 minor prizes

DOS EQUIS CINCO 2016 SWEEPSTAKES
Full Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASING A PRODUCT WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

THE DOS EQUIS CINCO 2016 SWEEPSTAKES (“SWEEPSTAKES”) IS OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF DATE OF ENTRY. VOID OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES AND WHERE PROHIBITED. SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED EXCLUSIVELY BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.

1. START/END DATES: Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on 3/1/16 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on 6/30/16.

2. HOW TO ENTER: Visit www.dosequis.com/cinco on a laptop or desktop computer or your mobile device, and follow the on-screen entry instructions. You must first acknowledge that you have read the Full Official Rules. Then click on the “Enter with Facebook” button and click “Okay” in the dialogue window that apprears. You must fully complete the registration, including your first and last name and your e-mail address. Once registration has been successfully completed, you will receive a “Thank you for your entry” confirmation message. If you do not have a Facebook account, you can open one at www.facebook.com. Facebook accounts are free. If you enter the Sweepstakes using a mobile device (“Mobile Device”) on your mobile service provider’s network (as opposed to a Wi-Fi network), your carrier’s standard text and data rates apply. You should consult your wireless service provider’s pricing plan for details. You agree to incur any and all charges demanded by your wireless carrier. If you enter using a computer, normal time rates, if any, charged by Internet service provider will apply. All entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. ET on 6/30/16.

By submitting an entry, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of HEINEKEN USA Inc. dba Cervezas Mexicanas (“Sponsor”) and the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Limit one (1) entry per person per day. Please note that there is a limit of one (1) prize per individual, household, street address, and/or e-mail address during any six (6) month period across all HEINEKEN USA Inc. promotions, regardless of brand (Dos Equis, Amstel, Heineken, Dos-A-Rita, Tecate, Newcastle, and Strongbow).

3. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older as of date of entry. The following individuals and members of their families (parents, grandparents, children, siblings, spouses) and immediate households (whether related or not) are not eligible for participation: employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor and its parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, alcoholic beverage suppliers, wholesalers, distributors, and importers, alcoholic beverage retailers, and Sponsor’s advertising and promotional agencies. All federal, state, and local regulations apply.

4. PRIZES: No part of any prize includes any alcoholic beverages. Prizes are awarded “as is,” with no warranty or guarantee, either expressed or implied, by Sponsor. Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash. No substitutions of prizes by winners are allowed, but Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All taxes, fees, and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of winner.

Important: Please review entry periods and drawing dates, as they vary by item. Note especially the entry period and the drawing date for the grand prize. Limit one (1) secondary prize per person or household. All eligible entries received by 11:59 p.m. on 5/5/16 are eligible for a chance to win the grand prize regardless of whether or not the entrants have won a secondary prize.

Prize

Descriptions

Quantity

ARV*

Entry

Period

Drawing

Date

Wave 1 Prizes

Broken Silence—Framed Photo + Letter

One

$ 80

3/1/16 to 4/15/16

4/16/16

Framed Photo of the Invitation That Was Delivered By a Falcon

One

$ 40

3/1/16 to 4/15/16

4/16/16

Highland Scottish Kilt

One

$ 80

3/1/16 to 4/15/16

4/16/16

Victorian Ice Axe

One

$100

3/1/16 to 4/15/16

4/16/16

Super 8-mm Film Projector

One

$350

3/1/16 to 4/15/16

4/16/16

Winners’ Circle—Portrait

One

$300

3/1/16 to 4/15/16

4/16/16

Masquerade Ascot

One

$100

3/1/16 to 4/15/16

4/16/16

Unclaimed Keys

One

$ 50

3/15/16 to 4/15/16

4/16/16

Wave 2 Prizes

The Gift of All Gifts—Framed Photo + Letter

One

$ 80

4/16/16 to 5/5/16

5/6/16

Oval Scuba Diving Mask with Snorkel

One

$ 70

4/16/16 to 5/5/16

5/6/16

Prized Spanish Guitar

One

$250

4/16/16 to 5/5/16

5/6/16

Foam Totem Pole

One

$200

4/16/16 to 5/5/16

5/6/16

Champion of Men Statue

One

$150

4/16/16 to 5/5/16

5/6/16

Aegean Captain’s Hat

One

$ 40

4/16/16 to 5/5/16

5/6/16

Pageant Silk Sashes

Three

$ 60

4/16/16 to 5/5/16

5/6/16

Golfing with African Natives—Framed Photo + Letter

One

$ 80

4/16/16 to 5/5/16

5/6/16

Custom-made 7 Iron

One

$120

4/16/16 to 5/5/16

5/6/16

Wave 3 Prizes

Handcrafted Cast-iron Fork

One

$ 60

5/6/16 to 6/30/16

7/1/16

Masquerade Mask

One

$ 50

5/6/16 to 6/30/16

7/1/16

Championship Bowling Shirt

One

$ 50

5/6/16 to 6/30/16

7/1/16

Waikiki Classic Wooden Surfboard

One

$900

5/6/16 to 6/30/16

7/1/16

Grand Prize

Trip to Mexico for two**

One

$5,000

3/1/16 to 5/5/16

5/6/15

Total ARV of All Prizes:

$8,210
*ARV = approximate retail value

**Trip to Mexico includes round-trip coach airfare for two (2) from the gateway airport nearest winner’s residence, hotel accommodations for two at an all-inclusive resort in Mexico—one room, double occupancy—for six (6) nights, and $200 spending money.

All expenses and travel costs incurred as a result of seeking or winning a prize are the sole responsibility of winner. Any expense or cost not expressly stated in the description of the prizes set forth above is the sole responsibility of winner. In the case of the grand prize, exact transportation and accommodation details, dates, times, and terms to be determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply. All travel must be completed by date determined by Sponsor, at its sole discretion, or prize will be forfeited. Once travel is booked, any penalties incurred as a result of changes to flights are the sole responsibility of winner. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules and those set forth by Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. All expenses and travel costs incurred as a result of seeking or winning a prize are the sole responsibility of grand-prize winner. Any expenses or costs not expressly stated in the description of the grand prize above, including, but not limited to, ground transportation, meals, incidentals, gratuities, passenger tariffs or duties, surcharges, airport fees, service or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes, or other expenses, are the sole responsibility of winner. Grand-prize winner’s guest must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older as of the date of departure and must travel on the same itinerary and at the same time as winner. Travel must be round-trip. Grand-prize winner and guest are solely responsible for obtaining any required travel documents, including a valid passport where applicable, and travel insurance. Grand-prize winner and guest must each execute liability/publicity releases prior to issuance of tickets. Travel restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers, or certificates. Sponsor is not responsible for any penalty charges incurred as a result of changes to tickets that have been issued. Any such penalties incurred are the sole responsibility of grand-prize winner. If winner and/or winner’s guest does not have a valid passport, winner and/or guest has thirty (30) days from date he/she is notified that he/she is a winner or guest to obtain a valid passport, or winner will be disqualified and prize may be awarded to an alternate winner.

All federal, state, and local taxes, fees, and surcharges on any prize are the sole responsibility of winner of the prize. Winners of prizes with a value of $600 or more will be issued an IRS Form 1099-MISC early in the year following the year in which prize was awarded for filing with his/her federal and state tax returns. Sponsor complies with all tax reporting requirements. The amount of any tax liability will vary depending on winner’s tax bracket.

5. ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning a prize are dependent on the number of eligible entries received during each entry period.

6. WINNER SELECTION, NOTIFICATION, AND VERIFICATION: Potential winners will be selected in a series of random drawings of all eligible entries received prior to each drawing date, to be held on or about the dates set forth herein in Section 4. Drawings will be conducted by Sponsor or its appointed agent, and all decisions are final. Potential winners will be contacted by telephone after each drawing. If any potential winner cannot be reached within three (3) days of first notification attempt, if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if any potential winner rejects his/her prize, or in the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries. Upon forfeiture of any prize, no compensation will be given. Limit one (1) secondary prize per person or household. However all eligible entries received by 11:59 p.m. ET on 5/5/16 are eligible for a chance to win the grand prize regardless of whether or not they have won a secondary prize.

Potential winners of any prize with a value of $600 or more will each be required to sign and return, where legal, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release. Winners of prizes with a value that is less than $600 will each be required to sign and return, where legal, a Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release. All affidavits and declarations must be signed and returned within three (3) days of notification that recipient is a potential winner. No potential winner will be an official winner until his/her Affidavit or Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release has been returned and eligibility has been formally verified by Sponsor. If any potential winner fails to comply with these Official Rules and/or to submit the required documentation within the designated time period, he/she will be automatically disqualified and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner.

7. LICENSE AND RELEASE: Participation in the Sweepstakes and acceptance of prize constitute winners’ and guest’s (in the case of the grand-prize winner) permission for Sponsor or its agents to photograph, film, and record each winner and guest and to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, voice, biographical information, and/or any statements made by winner and guest regarding the Sweepstakes or Sponsor for purposes of trade, publicity, or promotion without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By participating and/or accepting a prize, entrants, winners, and grand-prize winner’s guest acknowledge and agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Sponsor’s advertising and promotional agencies, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors (“Released Parties”) from any and all liability for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost, or expense whatsoever, including, without limitation, property damage, personal injury, and/or death that may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in the Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance, and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity, including, but not limited to, any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy, and merchandise delivery. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions, substitutions, or omissions whatsoever by any transportation companies or any other persons providing any services to winner, including any results thereof, such as changes in services or location necessitated by same. Sponsor is not responsible if any part of a Sweepstakes prize cannot be awarded due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, or acts of terrorism. Sponsor shall not be liable for any loss or damage to personal belongings. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules or who attempt to interfere with this Sweepstakes in any way shall be disqualified. There is no purchase or sales presentation required to participate. A purchase does not increase odds of winning.

8. ADDITIONAL TERMS: Sponsor reserves the right to alter, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes without notice if, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, the integrity of the Sweepstakes becomes compromised in any way. In the event the Sweepstakes is terminated prematurely, all eligible entries received prior to the Sweepstakes being compromised will be included in the prize drawing. No automated devices, bots, and/or other programs and/or software are permitted. All entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Delivery of a prize will require a street address located within the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia. Sponsor is not responsible for late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted, or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind, whether mechanical, human, or electronic. Only fully completed entries are eligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.

In the case of an entry made using a Mobile Device, entry will be declared as made by the authorized account holder of the Mobile Device used for entry. In case of a dispute as to the identity of any Internet entrant, an entry made by Internet will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The “authorized account holder” is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.

If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, automated entries, fraud, technical failure, human error, or any other cause beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, telephone or other communications malfunctions, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, or theft or destruction of, unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone networks or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to, or resulting from, participation or downloading of any materials in the Sweepstakes.

Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for printing, distribution, or production errors and may, in their sole discretion, rescind, cancel, suspend, modify, or revoke this Sweepstakes based upon any such error without liability. If by reason of a printing, computer, or other error more prizes are awarded in a prize category than the number set forth in these Official Rules, all persons purportedly making valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available. In no case will more than the advertised number of prizes be awarded. Antifraud detection devices may be used for verification purposes.

Caution: Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ENTRANT’S ACCESS TO, AND USE OF, THE WEBSITES AND/OR THIS SWEEPSTAKES, OR ENTRANT’S DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES.

9. DISPUTES AND GOVERNING LAW: The parties waive all rights to trial in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules, including, without limitation, the Sweepstakes. Any controversy or claim arising out of, or relating to, these Official Rules and/or the Sweepstakes shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in New York City, New York.

THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE INTERPRETATION OF ITS TERMS SHALL BE GOVERNED BY, AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAWS AND RULES. For any matters that are not subject to arbitration as set forth in these Official Rules and/or in connection with the entering of any judgment on an arbitration award in connection with these Official Rules and/or the Sweepstakes, the parties irrevocably submit and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in or closest to New York City, New York. The parties agree not to raise the defense of forum non conveniens.

10. USE OF DATA: Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants online, in accordance with its Privacy & Cookie Policy. Please review Sponsor’s Privacy & Cookie Policy at http://heinekenusa.com/privacy-cookie-policy/. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrant hereby agrees to Sponsor’s collection and usage of his/her personal information and acknowledges that he/she has read and accepted Sponsor’s Privacy & Cookie Policy.

11. LIST OF WINNERS: To obtain a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope, with sufficient postage, to Winners List, Dos Equis Cinco 2016 Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 248, Woodbridge, NJ 07095. All requests for a list of winners must be postmarked by 7/10/16 and received by 7/20/16.

12. SPONSOR: HEINEKEN USA Inc. dba Cervezas Mexicanas, White Plains, NY.

ENJOY XX RESPONSIBLY

©2016 DOS EQUIS XX® SPECIAL LAGER BEER. DOS EQUIS XX® AMBER BEER. CERVEZAS MEXICANAS, WHITE PLAINS, NY.