Kroger – Survey – Win total 1 per Entry Period) Each grand prize is $5000 in Kroger gift cards

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THE SMG KROGER SURVEY SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER, WIN OR CLAIM A PRIZE. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT
WILL NOT INCREASE AN ENTRANT’S CHANCES OF WINNING.
The SMG Kroger Survey Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by The Kroger Co. (“Sponsor”),
1014 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202 and is administered by Prize Logic, LLC, (“Administrator”), 25200
Telegraph Road, Suite 405, Southfield, MI 48033.
1. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins on October 11, 2021 at 12:00 AM Central Time
(“CT”) and ends on March 31, 2022 at 11:59:59 PM CT (“Sweepstakes Period”) and consists of six
(6) entry periods (each an “Entry Period”) as outlined in the chart below:
Entry
Period
Start Date at
12:00 AM CT
End Date at
11:59:59 PM CT
Mail-in Post-
Marked By Date
Mail-In
Received By
Date
Approximate
Drawing Date
1 10/11/21 10/31/21 11/1/21 11/10/21 11/11/21
2 11/1/21 11/30/21 11/30/21 12/10/21 12/13/21
3 12/1/21 12/31/21 12/31/21 1/10/22 1/11/22
4 1/1/22 1/31/22 1/31/22 2/10/22 2/11/22
5 2/1/22 2/28/22 2/28/22 3/10/22 3/11/22
6 3/1/22 3/31/22 3/31/22 4/11/22 4/12/22
Non-winning entries will not carry forward into subsequent Entry Period Drawings. The
Administrator’s computer is the Sweepstakes official clock.
2. ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States
(including the District of Columbia) excluding Florida, New York, and Rhode Island, who are at least
eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Sponsor, Administrator, and each of their
respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies
(collectively, “Sweepstakes Entities”) and each of their immediate family members (e.g., spouse,
parent, child, sibling, and their respective spouses and the “steps” of each, regardless of where they
reside) and persons living in the same household of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to
enter or win. All federal, state, and local laws apply. Void in Florida, New York, Rhode Island, and
where prohibited or restricted by law.
Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and
Sponsor’s decisions and interpretations, which are final and binding in all matters related to the
Sweepstakes. For purposes of the Sweepstakes, an entrant’s residential address and e-mail address
will be the physical address and e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. Entrants will not be
allowed to change their physical address or e-mail address.
3. HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES: Make a Purchase: There are two (2) ways to enter the
Sweepstakes:
A. Make A Purchase: During the Sweepstakes Period, an eligible entrant may purchase any product
at any participating Kroger store, (“Qualifying Purchase”), while supplies last. Entrant must then
visit the URL printed on his/her Qualifying Purchase receipt (“Website”) and complete and submit
the registration form, including, but not limited to: his/her first and complete last name (no initials),
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phone number, city, state, and agreement to these Official Rules. The entrant must then follow
the on-screen prompts to complete a survey (“Survey”) and enter the code (“Code”) found on
his/her Qualifying Purchase receipt. Entrants must register, complete the Survey and submit
his/her Code by 11:59:59 PM CT on March 31, 2022 to be valid. It is strongly recommended that
the entrant maintain possession of the original or photocopy. The entrant should not give a receipt
to any store employee. Upon completion of registration, the Survey, and Code submission, an
entrant will receive one (1) entry into the applicable Entry Period. There is a limit of one (1) entry
per day during the Sweepstakes Period. An entrant may not submit the same Code more than
one (1) time.
B. Mail-In Without Making a Purchase: To earn a Sweepstakes entry without making a purchase,
an entrant may hand-write his/her complete name (no initials), valid e-mail address, street
address (P.O. Boxes not accepted), city, state, ZIP code, telephone number, and date of birth
(MM/DD/YYYY), on a 3½”x5″ card (“Mail-In Entry”) and mail it (in an outer mailing envelope) with
sufficient postage to The SMG Kroger Survey Sweepstakes, PO Box 251328, West Bloomfield,
MI 48325. A Mail-In Entry is worth one (1) entry. An entrant may mail-in one (1) per day during
the Sweepstakes Period. Following this method of entry, an entrant will receive one (1) entry into
the Sweepstakes.
All Mail-In Entries must be postmarked by and received by the dates indicated in the chart above
in Section 1. Mail-In Entries must be legibly hand-written. Mechanical reproductions, postage-
due, and Mail-In Entries sent in excess of the entry limits set forth below will not be accepted.
Mail-In Entries received without a verifiable and legible return address will be deemed incomplete
and not valid entries.
Limit: Regardless of method of entry, an entrant will receive no more than one (1) entry per day
during the Sweepstakes Period. If more than the stated number of entries are received from the
same person, telephone number and/or e-mail address, the entries may, at the Sponsor’s sole
discretion, be disqualified. Entrants are prohibited from using more than one (1) e-mail address
or multiple identities. If it is found or suspected that an entrant is using more than one e-mail
address or multiple identities to participate in the Sweepstakes, then that entrant, in Sponsor’s
sole discretion, may be disqualified and not be eligible to win a prize. Subsequent attempts made
by the same individual to submit multiple entries by using multiple or false contact information,
accounts or otherwise may result in the entrant being disqualified. Entries generated by a script,
computer programs, macro, programmed, robotic or other automated means are void and may
be disqualified. Entries that are in excess of the stated limits, incomplete, illegible, corrupted,
damaged, destroyed, forged, false, lost, late or misdirected, deceptive or otherwise not in
compliance with the Official Rules may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes at Sponsor’s sole
and absolute discretion. Entries submitted by entrants who do not meet the eligibility requirements
(including all requirements with respect to age and residence) are void.
4. RANDOM DRAWING: On or around each drawing date indicated in the chart above in Section 1,
the Administrator will randomly select one hundred (100) potential first prize winners and one (1)
potential grand prize winner from all eligible entries received for each respective Entry Period. There
will be a total of six (6) potential grand prize winners and six hundred (600) potential first prize winners.
Each winner is considered a potential winner pending verification of his/her eligibility and compliance
with these Official Rules.
5. PRIZES, APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”), AND ODDS OF WINNING:
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A. Grand Prize (6 total; 1 per Entry Period): Each grand prize is $5,000 in Kroger gift cards (each
a “Grand Prize”). No more than six (6) Grand Prizes (one [1] per Entry Period) will be available in
the Sweepstakes. The ARV of each Grand Prize is $5,000.
B. First Prizes (600 total, 100 per Entry Period): Each first prize is a $100 Kroger gift card (each
a “First Prize”). No more than six hundred (600) First Prizes (one hundred [100] per Entry Period)
will be available, in the Sweepstakes. The ARV of each First Prize is $100.
C. Total ARV: The total ARV of all prizes is $90,000.
D. Odds of Winning: The odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible Sweepstakes
entries received during each Entry Period.
E. General Conditions: There is a limit of one (1) prize per person. In no event will more than six
(6) Grand Prizes (one [1] per Entry Period) and six hundred (600) First Prizes (one hundred [100]
per Entry Period) First Prizes, be awarded. If, for any reason, more prize notifications are sent (or
more claims are received) than the number of prizes offered, as set forth in these Official Rules,
Sponsor reserves the right to award the intended number of prizes through a random drawing
from among all eligible prize claims received.
The use of a gift card is subject to the terms and conditions set forth thereon which shall govern
the use of the gift card. Use of a gift card constitutes the user’s acceptance of the terms and
conditions so the winners should read the terms and conditions on the gift card carefully. Winners
must protect the gift card and treat the gift card as he/she would any other valuable document.
The gift cards will not be redeemed or exchanged for cash, except where required by law. The
gift cards will not be replaced or replenished if it lost, stolen, damaged, destroyed or used without
the winner’s permission and will be voided if altered or defaced. All costs and expenses not
specifically included herein are solely the winner’s responsibility.
6. HOW TO CLAIM A PRIZE: The potential winners are subject to verification of eligibility and
compliance with these Official Rules. After the random drawing, Administrator will notify the potential
winner via e-mail/phone at the e-mail address/phone number provided at the time of registration.
Each potential Grand Prize winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and
Liability/Publicity Release (except where prohibited) and any other requested documents within five
(5) calendar days from the date of attempted notification or the Grand Prize may be forfeited in its
entirety and awarded to an alternate winner, at the Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Failure to
provide all required information and a signature on the documents within the stated time period may
result in forfeiture of a winner’s right to claim his/her prize, and may result in the prize being awarded
to an alternate winner, if time permits. If a potential winner is disqualified, found to be ineligible or not
in compliance with these Official Rules, declines to accept a prize, the respective prize may be
forfeited. If a prize is forfeited, the prize may be awarded to an alternate Winner, selected in a random
drawing from among all remaining eligible entries, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If,
after a good-faith attempt, Sponsor is unable to award or deliver a prize, the prize may not be re-
awarded. Upon verification of eligibility, prizes will be mailed to the winners at the physical addresses
(P.O. Boxes are not permitted) provided at the time of entry. Any portion of a prize not accepted by
winner will be forfeited. Each winner shall be solely responsible for payment of any and all applicable
federal, state, and local taxes for his/her prize won. Sponsor will issue an IRS Form 1099-MISC for
each Grand Prize winner. All other costs and expenses not expressly set forth herein shall be solely
each winner’s responsibility. The prizes will only be awarded to verified winners.
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Sponsor will attempt to notify each potential winner as set forth above, but Sponsor is not responsible
for any undelivered e-mails, including without limitation e-mails that are not received because of a
winner’s privacy or spam filter settings which may divert any Sweepstakes e-mail, including any
winner notification e-mail, to a spam or junk folder. Prizes that are unclaimed, unredeemed, or
returned as undeliverable will not be awarded. Prizes are non-transferable and no prize substitution,
exchange or cash equivalent will be allowed, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute
a prize of equal or greater value in case of unavailability of the prize or force majeure, at Sponsor’s
sole and absolute discretion. Sweepstakes Entities shall not be held responsible for any delays in
awarding a prize for any reason.
7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree that the
Sweepstakes Entities and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives,
consultants, contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment and
marketing agencies, website providers and each their respective officers, directors, stockholders,
employees, representatives, designees and agents (“Released Parties”) are not responsible for: (i)
lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, postage due or undeliverable e-mail/text notifications or
postal mail; (ii) any computer, telephone, satellite, cable, network, electronic or Internet hardware or
software malfunctions, failures, connections, or availability; (iii) garbled, corrupt or jumbled
transmissions, service provider/network accessibility, availability or traffic congestion; (iv) any
technical, mechanical, printing or typographical or other error; (v) the incorrect or inaccurate capture
of registration information or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information; (vi) any error,
omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line
failure, technical error, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to the Sweepstakes; (vii) any injury
or damage, whether personal or property, to entrants or to any person’s computer related to or
resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes and/or accepting a prize; and (viii) entries that are
late, forged, lost, misplaced, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, garbled or
otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules. Further, the Sweepstakes Entities are not
responsible for any unanswered or undeliverable winner notifications.
By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees: (i) to be bound by these Official Rules, including
entry requirements; (ii) to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with respect to these Official Rules; (iii)
to waive all of his/her rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against any of the Released
Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes; and (iii) to forever and irrevocably agree to release and
hold harmless each of the Released Parties from any and all claims, lawsuits, judgments, causes of
action, proceedings, demands, fines, penalties, liability, costs and expenses (including, without
limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees) that may arise in connection with: (a) the Sweepstakes,
including, but not limited to, any Sweepstakes-related activity or element thereof, and the entrant’s
entries, participation or inability to participate in the Sweepstakes; (b) the violation of any third-party
privacy, personal, publicity or proprietary rights; (c) acceptance, attendance at, receipt, travel related
to, participation in, delivery of, possession, defects in, use, non-use, misuse, inability to use, loss,
damage, destruction, negligence or willful misconduct in connection with the use of a prize (or any
component thereof); (d) any change in the prizing (or any components thereof); (e) human error; (f)
any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of the Released Parties;
(g) lost, late, stolen, misdirected, damaged or destroyed prizing (or any element thereof); or (h) the
negligence or willful misconduct by entrant.
If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor reserves the right,
at its sole and absolute discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and/or
proceed with the Sweepstakes, including the selection of a winner in a manner it deems fair and
reasonable, including the selection of a winner from among eligible entries received prior to such
cancellation, termination, modification or suspension. In no event will more prizes be awarded than
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are stated in these Official Rules. In the event that, due to technical, typographical, mechanical,
administrative, printing, production, computer or other errors, there are more winners than are stated
in these Official Rules, a random drawing among the claimants will be held to determine the winner.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS SWEEPSTAKES,
INCLUDING THE PRIZES, IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
8. DISPUTES: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN
ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN, AND THE FORUM AND
VENUE FOR ANY DISPUTE SHALL BE IN THE OAKLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN. IF THE
CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM IS NOT OTHERWISE RESOLVED THROUGH DIRECT
DISCUSSIONS OR MEDIATION, IT SHALL THEN BE RESOLVED BY FINAL AND BINDING
ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY JAMS IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS ARBITRATION RULES
AND PROCEDURES OR SUBSEQUENT VERSIONS THEREOF (“JAMS RULES”). THE JAMS
RULES FOR SELECTION OF AN ARBITRATOR SHALL BE FOLLOWED, EXCEPT THAT THE
ARBITRATOR SHALL BE EXPERIENCED AND LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN MICHIGAN.
ALL PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH WILL BE CONDUCTED IN
OAKLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO
ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER
PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR HAVE DAMAGES
MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED, INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES OR OTHER SUCH
RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK
INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF. ENTRANTS AGREE THAT THE RIGHTS
AND OBLIGATIONS OF ANY ENTRANT AND/OR SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES AND/OR ANY
OTHER PARTY SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF
CLASS ACTION. ANY DEMAND FOR ARBITRATION MUST BE FILED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR
FROM THE END OF THE SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD, OR THE CAUSE OF ACTION SHALL BE
FOREVER BARRED.
9. PRIVACY: Sponsor’s privacy policy is available at https://www.kroger.com/i/privacy-policy.
10. PUBLICITY RIGHTS: By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to allow the Sponsor
and Sponsor’s designee the perpetual right to use his/her name, address (city and state), biographical
information, likeness, picture and other information and content provided in connection with the
Sweepstakes for promotion, trade, commercial, advertising and publicity purposes in all media
worldwide including, but not limited to, on television and the Internet, without notice, review or
approval and without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.
11. GENERAL: Any attempted form of participation in this Sweepstakes other than as described herein
is void. Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right to disqualify any entrant found or suspected, in
their sole and absolute discretion, to be tampering with the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting
in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike manner or with the intent to
disrupt the normal operation of this Sweepstakes. Any attempted form of participation in this
Sweepstakes other than as in these Official Rules is void. If it is discovered that a person has
registered or attempted to register more than once using multiple phone numbers, e-mail addresses,
residential addresses, multiple identities, IP addresses, use of proxy servers, or like methods, all of
that person’s entries will be declared null and void and that person will not be awarded any prize that
he/she might have been entitled to receive. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, third
party or like methods to participate in the Sweepstakes will void any attempted participation effected
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by such methods and the disqualification of the individual utilizing the same. Entrants and/or potential
winners may be required to provide proof of identification and eligibility as required by Sponsor or
Administrator In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner, the winning entry will be declared
made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted on the registration form
associated with such entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is
assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other
organization (e.g., business, educational institution) that is responsible for assigning email addresses
for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Each entrant may be required to show
proof of being an authorized account holder. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY
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. If any provision of these Official Rules or any word,
phrase, clause, sentence, or other portion thereof should be held unenforceable or invalid for any
reason, then that provision or portion thereof shall be modified or deleted in such manner as to render
the remaining provisions of these Official Rules valid and enforceable. The invalidity or
unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules or the prize documents will not affect the
validity or enforceability of any other provision. No entrant shall have the right to modify or amend
these Official Rules. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute
a waiver of that provision and such provision shall remain in full force and effect. All entries and/or
materials submitted become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. In the event of any
conflict with any Sweepstakes details contained in these Official Rules and Sweepstakes details
contained in any promotional materials (including but not limited to point of sale, television and print
advertising, promotional packaging and other promotional media), the details of the Sweepstakes as
set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail.
12. WINNERS LIST: For a list of winners, interested individuals should mail a self-addressed stamped
business envelope to: Winners List, – The SMG Kroger Survey Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 251328, West
Bloomfield, MI 48325. Winner List requests must be received no later than May 30, 2022.
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