Us Bank – Compliments Of Us Bank Sweepstakes

Compliments of U.S. Bank Sweepstakes
Official Rules
This Sweepstakes is intended for participation in the United States only. Do not enter if you have
accessed this website from outside the United States.
ELIGIBILITY. The “Compliments of U.S. Bank Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) is only open to permanent
legal residents of the 50 United States, who, as of the entry date, are at least eighteen (18) years old. Employees,
officers, and directors of U.S. Bancorp, U.S. Bank National Association, their respective affiliates and
subsidiaries, and any immediate family members (defined as parents, spouses, children, siblings, grandparents,
and their respective spouses) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of each such
employee, officer, and director are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is void outside the eligible Sweepstakes
territory and where prohibited or restricted by law. The Sweepstakes, and any website pages and advertisements
relating thereto, is intended for viewing only within the eligible sweepstakes territory, and entrants must be
present in the eligible Sweepstakes territory at the time they enter.
TIMING. The Sweepstakes consists of one (1) entry period, beginning on December 1, 2020 at 12:00 a.m. CST
and ending on February 28, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. CST (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for the Sweepstakes. Entrants are solely responsible for
determining the corresponding time zone in their respective jurisdictions.
SWEEPSTAKES OBJECTIVE. The objective of the contest is to invite attendees at select U.S. Bank events to
a website for sharing compliments and provide an opportunity to win a prize.
HOW TO ENTER. There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes:
TO ENTER VIA WEB: Visit the official contest page at and enter the requested
information: Your First and Last Name, Email Address, Zip Code, Event/Promotion Code and Age.
In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an online entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address
used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. Potential winners may be required to show proof of eligibility.
The “authorized entrant” is the natural person assigned to an email address by an Internet service provider,
online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain
associated with the submitted email address. All entries will be deemed to have been made by the authorized
account holder of the submitted email address. Submitting mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro
or use of automated devices is prohibited and will result in disqualification. See the section below (“Data
Collection”) regarding data collected online in connection with an entrant’s entry.
TO ENTER VIA U.S. MAIL: During the Sweepstakes Period, hand print your full name, complete home address,
day and evening phone numbers, email address (if any), age, and special event code provided at the U.S. Bank
event on a 3 x 5 inch piece of paper and send it by United States mail in a sealed envelope no larger than 9 ½”
x 4 ¼” (a #10 envelope) with correct postage to Compliments of U.S. Bank, U.S. Bank, Attn: Marketing-CN-OH-
W11M, 425 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202. All mail-in entries will be eligible only for the Entry Period during
which it was received. No facsimiles, photocopied or mechanically reproduced entries allowed. Use of any
automated system to submit entries is prohibited and will result in disqualification.
FOR ALL ENTRIES: LIMIT: One (1) entry per person (regardless of method of entry) or address (physical
or email). All entries, regardless of method of entry, must be received by Sponsor during the Sweepstakes
Once you submit your Entry, your submission is considered final and may not be modified.
All entrants and entries subject to verification prior to the awarding of a prize, as are the eligibility, age and other
claims of/information provided by a potential prize winner. Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a background
check on any or all entrants, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual based on such
background check if Sponsor determines in its sole discretion that awarding a prize to any such individual might
reflect negatively on Sponsor or any of its Sweepstakes partners. Entrants will cooperate with Sponsor and its
representatives in connection with any and all verification and background check activities, including, without
limitation, by executing and delivering to Sponsor or its designee by the time indicated by Sponsor or its designee
any verification and background check authorization forms required by Sponsor or its designee.
The Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, incomplete, misdirected (whether human or technical error), garbled,
undelivered, delayed, and/or illegible entries, or any combination thereof. Any Entry submitted that does not
meet the Entry guidelines below will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes.
Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entry for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion and is under
no obligation to disclose why an Entry has been disqualified other than the Entry was ineligible under these
Official Rules. Furthermore, the Sponsor reserves the right to not award prize if, in its sole and absolute
discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Entries.
AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES AND DECISIONS. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant fully
and unconditionally agrees to be bound by and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor
(including, without limitation, decisions regarding eligibility of entries, the selection of entrants and the winner,
and the awarding of the prize), which are final and binding in all respects.
DRAWING; ODDS; NOTIFICATION. On Friday, March 5, 2021, Sponsor will randomly select one (1) winner
from among all eligible entries received by Sponsor through all methods of entry during the Sweepstakes Period.
Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received by Sponsor in the Sweepstakes
Period. The entrant selected must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is
contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The potential winner will be notified via phone or email.
The potential winner may be required to execute and return to Sponsor a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility, a
Liability Release, and, except where prohibited by law, a Publicity Release (an “Affidavit/Release”) in the form(s)
provided by Sponsor in order to claim his/her prize. The Affidavit/Release must be returned to Sponsor by the
date and/or time indicated within the Affidavit/Release. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within forty-
eight (48) hours of the first attempt to contact him/her, or if the potential winner fails to return the Affidavit/Release
within the specified time, or if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or if the potential winner
is found to be ineligible, or if the potential winner does not comply with the Official Rules, then the potential
winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner selected by Sponsor in his/her place at random from among
all eligible non-winning entries received by Sponsor for the Sweepstakes. In such event, an alternate potential
prize winner will be notified as described above and will be required to return the required documents to Sponsor
as described above. Sponsor may alter the above timing to meet its Sweepstakes schedule and may be unable
to award the prize in this Sweepstakes.
PRIZE. Subject to the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, one (1) prize of one thousand dollars ($1,000
USD) will be awarded in this Sweepstakes. The prize will be payable to winner by check, electronic funds
transfer, stored value card, or other means in Sponsor’s discretion. A completed and signed IRS Form W-9 is
required to receive the prize and processing takes approximately 30 days after the W-9 is received.
Prize is nontransferable and nonassignable without Sponsor’s prior authorization. Prize must be accepted as
awarded. Winner is solely and fully responsible for any and all costs, fees, taxes, assessments and expenses
associated with prize award, redemption, receipt and use, including, without limitation, all federal, state and local
taxes on the prize. If applicable, winner will be issued an IRS Form 1099 for the actual retail value of the prize.
Non-compliance with any of the foregoing and any other condition of this Sweepstakes may result in
disqualification and forfeiture of prize, in which case, no consideration will be awarded.
PUBLICITY. Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes winner’s consent to
Sponsor’s (and its designees’, successors’ and assigns’) use of winner’s name, biography, likeness, voice,
photographs, video, opinions, statements, hometown, state and country for promotional purposes in any manner
or media (including, without limitation, online), worldwide, in perpetuity, and without further payment,
consideration, notice, review or consent.
GENERAL CONDITIONS. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate, modify or suspend the
Sweepstakes if, in Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic
tampering with any portion of the Sweepstakes, or if viruses, bugs, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical
difficulties or failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control corrupt or affect the
administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such event, Sponsor
reserves the right (but does not have the obligation) in its sole discretion to award prizes at random from among
eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of suspected 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 to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.
Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of this
Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves
the right to seek damages and other remedies 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 or any
other provision of these Official Rules.
RELEASE. By entering, each entrant forever and irrevocably releases and holds harmless Sponsor, their parent
companies, subsidiaries and affiliates, and their respective agents, advertising and promotion agencies,
affiliates, Sweepstakes partners and prize suppliers, and all of their respective employees, officers, directors,
shareholders and agents from and against all claims, damages or liabilities arising in whole or in part, directly or
indirectly, from entrant’s participation and/or entry in the Sweepstakes and/or entrant’s award, receipt or use of
any prize awarded in the Sweepstakes.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY. Sponsor is not responsible for: (a) incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry
information or late, lost, stolen, unintelligible, illegible, damaged, mutilated, altered, incomplete, misdirected or
postage due entries or entries received through impermissible or illegitimate channels, all of which will be
disqualified; (b) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any telephone,
computer online systems, computer equipment, website, server provider, network, hardware or software; (c)
the unavailability or inaccessibility of any website or service; (d) unauthorized intervention in any part of the
entry process or the Sweepstakes; (e) printing, typographical, electronic or human errors which may occur in the
offer or administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (f) any injury or damage to persons
or property, including but not limited to entrant’s computer, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole
or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes, or from viewing, playing or downloading any material
from Sponsor’s website(s) regardless of whether the material was prepared by Sponsor or a third party, and
regardless of whether the material is connected to Sponsor’s websites or by a hypertext link.
DISPUTES. Entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected
with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class
action, and solely and exclusively in federal or state courts located in Minneapolis, Minnesota; entrant submits
to the sole and exclusive personal jurisdiction to said courts in the State of Minnesota for any such dispute and
irrevocably waives any and all rights to object to such jurisdiction; (b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards
shall be limited to actual out of pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes
but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) 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 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 entrant or Sponsor in connection with the
Sweepstakes shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Minnesota,
without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules of provisions (whether of the State of Minnesota,
the United States, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction
other than the State of Minnesota.
DATA COLLECTION. Entrants provide personal information to Sponsor and its designees (including the
Sweepstakes application provider, if applicable) when they enter the Sweepstakes. Sponsor and its designees
collect this information and use it to (a) administer this Sweepstakes and (b) for market research. Sponsor and
its designees may share this information with third parties who need access to this information to perform
services on Sponsor’s behalf. For more information about the ways Sponsor uses and shares personal
information collected online through its website, please see the Privacy Policy of Sponsor located at
In the event of any conflict between the Privacy Policy and these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall govern.
OFFICIAL RULES. These Official Rules are available by sending a self-addressed postage-stamped envelope
to Compliments of U.S. Bank, U.S. Bank, Attn: Marketing-CN-OH-W11M, 425 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202.
WINNER’S LIST. To request the name of the Sweepstakes winner, send a self-addressed postage-stamped
envelope to Compliments of U.S. Bank-winner, U.S. Bank, Attn: Marketing-CN-OH-W11M, 425 Walnut,
Cincinnati, OH 45202. Requests must be received by Friday, March 26, 2021.
SPONSOR. The sole sponsor of the Sweepstakes and the address at which the Sponsor may be contacted is
U. S. Bank National Association, Corporate Marketing-CN-OH-W11M, 425 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202.