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Miles of Smiles Sweepstakes
Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND
WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility: The Miles of Smiles Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is open only to legal residents
of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, and US Territories who are at least
eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Synchrony Bank, HelloWorld, Inc.,
Stephens Direct, Inc., Kiosk Creative LLC and their respective parent and affiliate companies
(collectively, (“Sweepstakes Entities”) as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings
and children) and household members of each such employee 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: Synchrony Bank, 170 Election Road, Draper, UT 84020. Administrator:
HelloWorld, Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075.
3. Timing: The Promotion begins on November 23, 2019 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”),
ends on January 4, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”) and consists of six (6) weekly
entry periods as specified below (each, a “Weekly Entry Period”) and a grand prize entry period
consisting of the Promotion Period (the “Grand Prize Entry Period”). The Weekly Entry Periods
and the Grand Prize Entry Period are referred to herein collectively as “Entry Periods.”
Entry
Period
Start Date
at 12:00 a.m. ET
End Date
at 11:59 p.m. ET
Approximate
Drawing Date
Weekly 1 November 23, 2019 November 29, 2019 December 2, 2019
Weekly 2 November 30, 2019 December 6, 2019 December 9, 2019
Weekly 3 December 7, 2019 December 13, 2019 December 16, 2019
Weekly 4 December 14, 2019 December 20, 2019 December 23, 2019
Weekly 5 December 21, 2019 December 27, 2019 December 30, 2019
Weekly 6 December 28, 2019 January 4, 2020 January 6, 2020
Grand Prize November 23, 2019 January 4, 2020 January 6, 2020
Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this Promotion.
4. How to Enter: During the Promotion Period, visit www.mysynchrony.com/milesofsmiles and
complete and submit the registration form including a valid email address. You will receive one
(1) Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing for which your entry is
received, one (1) Sweepstakes entry into the Grand Prize drawing and one (1) Instant Win Game
play for that day. Once on the Instant Win Game page, follow the links and instructions to 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 will be awarded. An entrant may only win one Instant
Win Game prize during the entire Promotion Period. Administrator is responsible for the
functionality of the Instant Win Game.
Limit: Each entrant may receive one (1) Instant Win Game play, one (1) Sweepstakes entry into a
Weekly Prize drawing, and one (1) Grand Prize Sweepstakes entry per day during the Promotion
Period for either registering or logging in but are limited in the prizes that can be received as set
forth below. 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/entries by using multiple/different
email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s
plays/entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is
prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete,
invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, 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. 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. 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 Weekly Entry Period winner from all eligible entries received
during the applicable Weekly Entry Period on or around the dates listed in Section 3 above. Non-
winning Weekly Entry Period entries will not carry over into subsequent Weekly Entry Period
drawings. Administrator will randomly select the potential Grand Prize winner from all eligible
entries received during the Promotion Period on or around the date listed in Section 3 above.
Instant Win Game: Five hundred fifty (550) random, computer-generated winning times, one for
each prize listed below, will be generated during 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 indicated. YOU MAY ONLY WIN ONE INSTANT WIN GAME
PRIZE DURING THE PROMOTION PERIOD.
6. 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.
7. Verification of Potential Winners: Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with
these Official Rules. The potential Sweepstakes winners will be notified by email or phone. Each
potential Grand Prize and Weekly First Prize 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 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, potential winner forfeits the prize. In the event
that a potential Sweepstakes winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the
applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible
entries. There will be three (3) alternate drawings after which the prize will remain unawarded.
Unclaimed Instant Win Game Prizes will not be awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-
10 weeks after the conclusion of the Promotion.
8. Prizes:
Sweepstakes Prizes:
ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: Grand Prize winner will select one (1) of the following trip options:
a. Trip to Breckenridge, Colorado: A trip for two (2) to Breckenridge, CO. 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 Breckenridge, CO; four
(4) nights’ accommodations at a hotel determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (single
room, double occupancy); ground transportation to and from destination airport and hotel;
three (3) day lift tickets for two (2); performance equipment ski package with helmet for
two (2) (all details determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion); spa package for two (2)
(includes a T-Bar experienced package; body wrap; hot stone massage; facial hand &
foot massage; includes gratuity); $1,000 spending money; and travel agent services.
Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $9,323.00.
b. Trip to Kauai, Hawaii: A trip for two (2) to Kauai, HI. 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 Kauai, HI; five (5) nights’
accommodations at a hotel determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (single room,
double occupancy); a $800 allowance for full-size rental car for length of stay; Kauai
ultimate off – road ranch tour for two (2) (3 hours; two (2) passenger 4WD; explore a
pristine landscape of mountain ridges, pastures and tropical valleys; see movie and tv
film locations); Kauai private doors off helicopter tour for two (2) (1 hour; nicknamed the
‘garden isle,’ see the natural beauty of the rugged coast and the massive Waimea
Canyon); Kauai Poipu 8 line zip adventure for two (2) (whip past rustling ferns and ocean
views on a thrilling 2.5 hour zipline tour); $1,000 spending money; and travel agent
services. ARV: $8,935.00.
c. Trip to San Jose, Costa Rica: A trip for two (2) to San Jose, Costa Rica. 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 San Jose,
Costa Rica; four (4) nights’ accommodations at a hotel determined by Sponsor in its sole
discretion (single room, double occupancy) (includes a $100 daily resort credit); round-
trip charter flights from San Jose to San Isidro including round trip transfers to resort for
two (2); winner’s choice of three (3) activities: either wild life tour, ziplining, river rafting,
horseback riding, toucan farm tour, hike through rainforest trails, visit the tribal village of
Baruca, or explore 3 tiered Namu Waterfalls); $1,000 spending money; and travel agent
services. ARV: $9,950.00.
If winner does not meet requirements for rental car, that portion of the prize will be forfeited in its
entirety (if applicable). 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 Sweepstakes, 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 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. Winner and travel
companions are solely responsible for obtaining valid passports and any other documents
necessary for international travel (if applicable). 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 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. 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. THIRTY (30) WEEKLY FIRST PRIZES (five (5)
awarded per Weekly Entry Period): A set of four (4) new tires. ARV: $700.00. SIXTY (60)
WEEKLY SECOND PRIZES (ten (10) awarded per Weekly Entry Period): A $50.00 Visa®
Prepaid Card1
. ARV: $50.00. Odds of winning a Sweepstakes Prize depend on the number of
eligible entries received during the applicable Entry Period. Limit: One (1) Grand Prize and one
(1) Weekly First Prize or one (1) Weekly Second Prize per person during the Promotion Period.
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Winners of this prize will receive an email from notification@prepaiddigitalsolutions.com that
prompts them to select either a physical or virtual Visa Prepaid Card. Card is issued by The
Bancorp Bank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. Use your Visa Prepaid
card anywhere Visa debit cards are accepted in the United States and U.S. Territories. The card
may not be used at any merchant, including internet and mail or telephone order merchants,
outside of the United States and U.S. Territories.
Instant Win Game Prizes:
Prize Description Quantity ARV
Branded Umbrella 100 $15.00
Branded Stainless Water Bottle 100 $12.00
Branded Car Charge w/ Escape
SafetyTool
100 $10.00
Branded Trunk Organizer 100 $9.00
Branded Fleece Blanket 150 $14.00
Odds of winning an Instant Win Game prize depend on the number of Instant Win prizes available
divided by the number of eligible Instant Win Game plays. Limit: One (1) Instant Win Game prize
per person during the Promotion Period.
For All Prizes: All details of prizes are determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. No cash
equivalent and all prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided
herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of
equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason.
Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. TOTAL
ARV OF ALL PRIZES: up to $40,650.00.
9. Release: Winners and Entrants agree to release and hold harmless each of the Sweepstakes
Entities and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion
agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such
entity’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and
against any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or
losses to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with creation of or submitting
an entry or otherwise participating in or preparing for any aspect of the Sweepstakes, the receipt,
ownership, possession and/or use or misuse of prize awarded or any typographical or other error
in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of the prizes or for any claims or causes
of action based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy.
10. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes 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, worldwide, without further
payment or consideration.
11. 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, as determined by
Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prizes at
random from among the eligible entries or plays received up to the time of the impairment.
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. 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 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.
12. 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) technical failures of any kind,
including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or
network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry
process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of
the Promotion or the processing of entries; 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 will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding,
programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes 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 by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.
13. 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 New York or an appropriate New York State Court; (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 New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules
(whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of
the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.
14. Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to the
Sponsor’s Privacy Policy https://www.synchrony.com/privacy-policy.html and Administrator’s
Privacy Policy http://www.helloworld.com/privacy-policy.
15. Winner List: For a winner list, visit http://bit.ly/2m1cig7. The winner list will be posted after
winner confirmation is complete.
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