Staples – Smb Week – Win $1000 in Staples Rewards

NO PURCHASE OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years of age. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

PROMOTION TIMING: The Staples SMB Week Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on April 29, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on June 2, 2018 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Website’s (as defined below) database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes.

ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years of age as of date of entry. Employees of Staples the Office Superstore, LLC (“Sponsor”), Don Jagoda Associates, Inc. (“Administrator”), and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and the immediate family members of their employees or those residing in the same household are not eligible. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Subject to all federal, state and local laws.

HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit a participating Staples location and make a purchase of at least $25 during the Sweepstakes Period to receive one unique code per purchase transaction. The unique code will print on a separate receipt. To enter the Sweepstakes, visit www.staples.com/smbweek (collectively, the “Website”), enter your unique code from your separate receipt and email address and if visiting the Website for the first time, you will then be prompted to complete all required fields of the onscreen registration form, to receive one (1) entry into the random drawing. On subsequent visits to the Website, you will only be required to submit your unique code from your receipt and email address. Each unique code must be entered exactly as it appears on the receipt.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To receive an entry into the random drawing without making a purchase, you may enter by mail. To enter, on a plain piece of 3” x 5” paper, hand print a brief statement (up to 100 words) telling Sponsor what would you do with $1,000 in Staples Print & Marketing Services, along with your complete name, street address (no P.O. Boxes), city, state, zip code, email address, daytime phone number and date of birth (MM/DD/YYYY). Mail your entry in a hand addressed business-size (#10) envelope with first-class postage affixed, to: Staples SMB Week Sweeps Entries, P.O. Box 7776, Melville, NY 11775-7776. Mailed entries must be postmarked by 6/4/18 and received by 6/11/18. Brief statements will not be judged. Limit one entry per mailing envelope. No mechanically reproduced entries permitted. Illegible/incomplete entries are void. Not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, postage due, misdirected entries or entries not received in time for the random drawing.

Limit one (1) entry per person/email address per day, regardless of method of entry or combinations of methods of entry. Limit one (1) use per unique code. Entering this sweepstakes also opts you in to receive Staples promotional emails. You may unsubscribe at any time. See Staples privacy policy at http://www.staples.com/sbd/content/help/policies/privacy.html. Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability to any person for any attempt to re-use or re-enter any unique code that has been previously used, entered, or incorrectly entered. Possession of a receipt with a unique code is not valid proof of having entered the Sweepstakes. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on June 2, 2018 to be entered into the random drawing. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by entrants’ online service will apply and are entrants’ sole responsibility. If entering via mobile device, normal phone/data and usage charges imposed by your phone service may apply. Sponsor is not responsible for any compatibility issues with entrant’s device/browser used for entry. Entries become the property of Sponsor upon receipt and will not be acknowledged or returned. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the entry. Sponsor is not responsible for late, mistranscribed, illegible or postage-due mailed entries or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network server or other connection; miscommunications; failed phone or computer or telephone transmissions; technical failure; jumbled, scrambled or misdirected transmissions; late, lost, incomplete, delayed, or misdirected Entries; or other error of any kind whether human, mechanical, or electronic. CAUTION: Any attempt to deliberately damage any website, or undermine the legitimate operations of the Sweepstakes, is a violation of the criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such participant to the fullest extent permitted by law and to disqualify such participant from the Sweepstakes. In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by virus, bug, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes and award the Grand Prizes from among all eligible entries received prior to cancellation. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, corrupted, or incomplete entries. Proof of submission is not proof of receipt by Sponsor.

PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): (10) Grand Prizes: Ten Grand Prize winners will each receive $1,000 in Staples Rewards®, paid out as 2 checks each valued at $500 in Rewards, redeemable for Staples Print and Marketing Services. Rewards checks will be issued through winner’s Staples Rewards account. Non-current Rewards members can enroll at www.staples.com/rewards. Rewards will expire 3 months after issuance and cannot be redeemed after the expiration date. If reward is not redeemed in full on in-store purchase, a one-time-only coupon with the expiration date of the original reward will be printed for any remaining balances of $1.00 or more. Expired rewards cannot be reissued. Rewards are not redeemable for cash. Staples is not liable for unclaimed or expired Rewards. Promotional Rewards may not be applied to taxes, credit remittance, shipping charges, gift cards, prepaid phone cards, postage stamps, prior purchases, Staples Industrial(sm) purchases, purchases made on staplesmobile.com, or purchases on third-party Web sites. The sale, barter or transfer of rewards, except by Staples, is expressly prohibited. Abuse of the Program may result in legal action, cancellation of the member’s account, exclusion from the Program, forfeiture of all rewards accrued, and liability for past rewards redeemed. Staples reserves the right to change the rewards program at any time without notice. Staples Rewards membership is FREE. For full program details, visit staples.com/rewards. The maximum ARV of all prizes is $10,000. Limit one (1) prize per person/household. Prizes are not transferable; no substitutions are allowed. Winners are solely responsible for all applicable taxes in connection with prize. No responsibility or liability is assumed for damages, losses or injury resulting from acceptance or use of any prize.

RANDOM DRAWING: Ten (10) Grand Prize winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Drawing will be conducted on or about 6/13/18 by Administrator, an independent judging organization whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning a Grand Prize depend upon the number of eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period.

GENERAL RULES: Sponsor, Administrator and each of their agencies assume no responsibility or liability for damages, losses or injury resulting from acceptance or use of a prize. Potential winners will be notified via email by Administrator. Potential winners (or parent/legal guardian if winner is a minor in his/her state of residence “minor”) will each be required to electronically sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability/Publicity Release (except where prohibited by law) (“Affidavit Package”) within five (5) business days of notification attempt or winner status will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner may be selected. Return of Affidavit Package as undeliverable, if any portion of the Affidavit Package is not received within the required time period, or if a potential winner is deemed ineligible, potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate will be selected. Administrator will also make two (2) attempts to contact the potential winner via phone within forty-eight (48) hours from the time winner selection is complete (no messages will be left on voice mail/answering machines). Winners agree, if applicable and requested by Sponsor, to participate in telephone and/or video chat interviews to discuss their business’ story including, but not limited to, how Staples Print and Marketing Services helps their business achieve their goals. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to use winners’ entries, names, cities and states, voices, interviews and likenesses for online and offline promotional purposes (including, but not limited to, Staples marketing materials, customer case studies, sales collateral materials, etc.) without further compensation or permission except where prohibited by law. Additionally, if not already enrolled, winners agree to enroll in the Staples Rewards program, accessible at www.staples.com/rewards. Sponsor, Administrator and each of their agencies will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in this Sweepstakes or use of the prize awarded. Winners (or parent/legal guardian if winner is a minor) assume all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation or use of prize. The Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Sweepstakes. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Website; violates the Official Rules; or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, 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. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. The Sponsor and each of its respective affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in this Sweepstakes or the prizes awarded. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants (and parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor) agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator.

DISPUTES: The Sweepstakes and the Official Rules shall be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without regard to conflicts of law provisions. Entrants submit to exclusive personal jurisdiction in Commonwealth of Massachusetts and agree that any dispute shall be brought in the state and federal courts in Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred; including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but shall not include attorneys’ fees. Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, and consequential damages and/or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. If any provision of these Official Rules is deemed to be invalid or unenforceable, in whole or in part, such provision will be deemed to be modified or restricted to the extent and in the manner necessary to render the same valid and enforceable and these Rules will be construed and enforced to the maximum extent permitted by law as if such provision had been originally incorporated herein as so modified or restricted, or as if such provision had not been originally incorporated herein, as the case may be.

PRIVACY POLICY: Information collected by Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes may be used by Sponsor and shared with third parties involved in administration of the Sweepstakes in accordance with the online Privacy Policy posted at http://www.staples.com/sbd/content/help/policies/privacy.html. The entrant (and parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor) agrees to the collection, processing and storage of his/her personal data by Sponsor for the purposes of the Sweepstakes.

WINNERS LIST: To obtain a copy of the winners’ list, send a self-addressed stamped envelope postmarked by August 31, 2018 to: Staples SMB Week Sweeps Winners List, 100 Marcus Drive (Dept. CG), Melville, NY 11747.

SPONSOR/ADMINISTRATOR: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Staples the Office Superstore, LLC, 500 Staples Drive, Framingham, MA 01702. The Administrator of this Sweepstakes is Don Jagoda Associates, 100 Marcus Drive, Melville, NY 11747.