Dollar Caption This! Sweepstakes Rules

Dollar Caption This! Sweepstakes Rules

DOLLAR “CAPTION THIS!” SWEEPSTAKES
JULY – AUGUST 2012
OFFICIAL RULES

ELIGIBILITY: The Dollar “Caption This” Sweepstakes (the Sweepstakes) is open only to (i) legal residents of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States and the District of Columbia (Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, the United States Territories and Possessions are excluded), (ii) who are 21 years old or older as of time of entry, and (iii) hold a valid U.S. driver’s license. Employees, officers, directors and their immediate families/households of Dollar Rent A Car, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and Prize Logic, LLC, their affiliates and franchisees, and anyone else involved in this Sweepstakes’ production, development or handling (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Parties”) are ineligible to enter or win a prize. Void where prohibited or restricted. Subject to all federal, state and local laws. The Sweepstakes consists of six (6) Weekly Drawings and one (1) Grand Prize Drawing.

HOW TO ENTER:  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  Sweepstakes begins at 1:00 A.M. Central Time (CT) on 7/9/2012 and ends at 5:00 P.M. CT on 08/17/2012 (the “Entire Sweepstakes Period”).  The Sponsor’s computer is the official clock of this Sweepstakes.  An eligible entrant may enter the Sweepstakes through the application that appears on the Dollar Car Rental Facebook® page. To access the Dollar Car Rental Sweepstakes application, you must go to https://www.facebook.com/DollarCarRental  (the “Website”) and click on the “Like” button (if you do not already Like the Website) and then click on the “Sweepstakes” tab. You will be asked to complete and submit the online Registration Form including your complete first and last name (no initials), your valid telephone number and your valid e-mail address (associated with your Facebook account) along with a caption to the photograph being displayed on the website (the “Caption”).  The Caption cannot exceed Five Hundred (500) characters.  Entries must be received by the dates stated in the Entry Chart below in order to be entered in that week’s drawing.  Each drawing shall be referred to herein as a “Weekly Drawing”. Eligible non-winning entries received for one Weekly Drawing will be eligible for subsequent Weekly Drawings. A “week”, for purposes of this Sweepstakes, is defined as the 7-day period beginning at 12:00:01 AM CT each Monday and ending at 11:59:59 PM CT the following Sunday during the Entire Sweepstakes Period (each, an “Entry Period”). Limit one (1) entry per person and per Facebook account per calendar day. A “calendar day” is defined as starting at 12:00:01 A.M. CT and ending at 11:59:59 P.M. CT of that day except for 7/9/2012, when the day will begin at 1:00 A.M. CT and 8/17/2012 when the day will end at 5:00 P.M. CT.  Subsequent entries submitted by the same person or Facebook account in excess of the stated daily limitations will be void.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:  Entries that are generated by script, macro or other automated means and entries by any means which subvert the entry process will be void. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Incomplete entries or entries not complying with these Official Rules are subject to disqualification, at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Entry is deemed submitted by the natural person who is the authorized holder of the transmitting e-mail address at the time of entry. If a dispute results as to the identity of an entrant, it will be determined that the entry was submitted by the authorized account holder of the Facebook ID from which the entry is made.

Each Caption must be in keeping with Sponsor’s image, must not disparage Sponsor, or any other person or party affiliated with the promotion and administration of this Sweepstakes; and must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, lewd, pornographic, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous; promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion.  SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT, AT ITS SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION, TO REMOVE ANY ENTRY AND DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT WHOSE CAPTION VIOLATE ANY OF THESE TERMS.

Sponsor, Facebook and the Sweepstakes Parties are not responsible for late, lost, delayed, stolen, undelivered, incomplete, garbled, damaged, or misdirected entries. Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. If an entrant changes his/her e-mail address after he/she enters the Sweepstakes, it is his/her sole responsibility to notify the Sponsor by postal mailing notice to Sponsor’s address to be received by the end of the Entire Sweepstakes Period. 

ALL ELIGIBLE ENTRANTS ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ALL ENTRIES SUBMITTED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES ARE SUBMITTED ON A NON-CONFIDENTIAL AND NON-PROPRIETARY BASIS AND MAY BE USED BY SPONSOR, ITS AGENTS AND SUBSIDIARIES, FOR ANY AND ALL ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES INCLUDING (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, IN PERPETUITY, WORLDWIDE, IN ANY MEDIA NOW KNOWN OR HEREAFTER DEVELOPED.   Sponsor reserves all rights, including the right to edit, publish, use, adapt, modify, or dispose of any entry, proper names, likenesses, and photographs for advertising and promotional purposes in all media (including, but not limited to, the internet) without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.

Free Internet access, Facebook accounts, and e-mail accounts are available at many public libraries. Entries must be received by 5:00 P.M. CT on 08/17/2012.  If, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Sweepstakes, or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the Sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing to award the prize using all entries received as of the termination date. Should the Sweepstakes be modified, suspended or terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted on the Website. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value should featured prize become unavailable. Any federal, state or local income taxes on prizes are the responsibility of the winners.  Each potential winner will be required to respond within five (5) days of sending of notification to the e-mail address listed on his/her entry; failure to respond when requested will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. 

SCHEDULE OF DRAWINGS/SELECTION OF WINNERS:  One winner will be selected at random each week (“Weekly Winner”) from all eligible entries received prior to the end of each the Weekly Drawing Period as set forth in the chart below. One grand-prize winner will be selected at random from all entries received during the entry period (“Grand Prize Winner”) ending at 5 p.m. CT on 8/17/2012.  Weekly Drawings and the Grand Prize Drawing will be conducted by Prize Logic, LLC, an independent judging organization on or about the dates stated in the Entry Chart below. Weekly winners and the Grand Prize Winner will be notified by e-mail on or about the day of the drawing.

WEEKLY AND GRAND PRIZE ENTRY CHART:

Week Drawing Period#

Entries must be received between:

Drawing Date: 

Winners notified on or about: 

Week 1

7/9/2012 1:00:00AM - 7/15/2012 11:59:59PM CT

7/16/2012 

7/16/2012 

Week 2

7/16/2012 12:00:01AM - 7/22/2012 11:59:59PM CT

7/23/2012 

7/23/2012 

Week 3

7/23/2012 12:00:01AM - 7/29/2012 11:59:59PM CT

7/30/2012 

7/30/2012 

Week 4

7/30/2012 12:00:01AM - 8/5/2012 11:59:59PM CT 

8/6/2012 

8/6/2012 

Week 5

8/6/2012 12:00:01AM - 8/12/2012 11:59:59PM CT 

8/13/2012 

8/13/2012 

Week 6

8/13/2012 12:00:01AM - 8/17/2012 05:00:00PM CT 

8/20/2012 

8/20/2012 

Grand Prize

7/9/2012 1:00:00AM - 8/17/2012 05:00:00PM CT 

8/20/2012 

8/20/2012 

 

SIX (6) WEEKLY WINNERS:  Each Weekly Winner selected for each Weekly Drawing Period will receive a $100 American Express Gift Card. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of each Gift Card is $100. ARV for all Weekly Prizes is $600.  Odds depend on number of entries received for each Weekly Drawing Period.  No prize transfer or substitution allowed and a prize cannot be replaced if destroyed, lost, stolen or unredeemed. Each Gift Card is subject to the terms and conditions set forth on the Gift Card and at https://www.americanexpress.com/us/content/prepaid/gift-cards/terms-and-conditions.html?vgnextchannel=95ddb81e8482a110VgnVCM100000defaad94RCRD.  Each Gift Card is redeemable for merchandise only and will not be redeemed or exchanged for cash, except where required by law. Limit one (1) Weekly prize per person and per Facebook account during the Entire Sweepstakes Period.  A Weekly Winner may also win the Grand Prize.

ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE WINNER: The Grand Prize Winner will receive:

(i)         a five (5) days car rental from Dollar Rent A Car for pickup in  Orlando, Florida at the Dollar Rent A Car location for the Grand Prize Winner’s choice of one (1) rental vehicle of a compact, mid size, standard, full size car or minivan;

(ii)        Subject to availability and certain blackout periods; the Grand Prize Winner and three (3) of his/her guests (“Guests”) will receive a round-trip trip to Orlando, FL; a standard quadruple occupancy (room and tax only) in one double-double bedroom for up to four (4) consecutive nights at an Orlando-area resort selected by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion;

(iii)       four (4) 2-day tickets to Walt Disney® World Resort

(iv)       four (4) 1-day tickets to Walt Disney® Water Parks; and

(v)        up to $400 in spa treatments at an Orlando-area spa  as selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion for four (4) people. Entire trip must be completed by 08/30/13.

If the Grand Prize Winner resides within 250 miles of Orlando, Florida, the Grand Prize Winner will be allowed to pickup the Dollar Rent a Car at a mutually convenient location and use that rental car to travel to Orlando, Florida. Each Guest must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of the random drawing as set forth in herein or must be the minor child/ward of the Grand Prize Winner.  Each Guest, or if a minor, the Grand Prize Winner must also sign a Liability and Publicity Release prior to issuance of travel documents.

All Grand Prize-related travel arrangements will be administered by Prize Logic. All reservations are based on availability and must be booked at least 30 days in advance of travel date, if possible.  Travel must be completed by 8/30/2013.  Standard car rental qualifications and mileage restrictions will apply.  Taxes, gas, insurance, additional driver fees, airport fees, recoupment fees and other optional or additional expenses are the Grand Prize Winner’s responsibility. Final hotel and spa selection will be determined by Visit Orlando and based upon availability.  Standard blackout dates or other restrictions apply.  Grand Prize travel is subject to capacity controls, availability, weather, seasonal influences, and certain other restrictions, all of which are subject to change. Each Grand Prize Winner and his/her Guests will be required to travel on identical itineraries including the same departure date and return date. Each Grand Prize Winner and Guests are solely responsible for obtaining any necessary travel documents (i.e., valid government-issued photo identification). If a Grand Prize Winner elects to travel or partake in Grand Prize without Guests or with less than four Guests, no additional compensation will be awarded to the Grand Prize Winner. Air transportation and hotel accommodations must be taken together and cannot be taken separately. No changes or cancelations will be made to travel details once any element of the travel arrangements have been booked, except at Sponsor’s discretion. Sponsor will not pay for or obtain any travel insurance. All airline tickets issued in conjunction with a Grand Prize are not eligible for upgrades, frequent flyer miles or any other promotional benefit. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates or similar items once such items are in the Grand Prize Winner’s possession or the Guests’ possession. Travel must be round-trip. Sponsor will determine flight itinerary in its sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. If a Grand Prize Winner and/or Guests decide to extend the Trip or upgrade the Trip in any manner, such Grand Prize Winner and/or Guests will be solely responsible for any and all costs incurred due to extending and/or upgrading the Trip. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules and those set forth by Sponsor’s air travel prize supplier, as detailed in the passenger ticket contract issued by such supplier.  Grand Prize package is non-transferable, cannot be redeemed for cash and cannot be extended or replaced if destroyed, lost, stolen or unredeemed.

The odds of winning a Grand Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Entire Sweepstakes Period.   The ARV of the Grand Prize is $6,200.  NOTE:  If the actual value of the Grand Prize is less than its stated ARV, the Grand Prize Winner will not receive the difference in value. All unclaimed and/or unused elements will remain property of Dollar Rent A Car and Visit Orlando. 

TOTAL ARV:  The total ARV of all Prizes in this Sweepstakes is $6,800.

PRIZE FULFILLMENT:

i.          Grand Prize Winner:  The potential Grand Prize Winner will be notified via e-mail and/or telephone.  The potential Grand Prize Winner must reply to Administrator within five (5) business days after notification or the Sponsor may select an alternative Grand Prize Winner.  Before being declared a Grand Prize Winner, the potential Grand Prize Winner will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability & Publicity Release and a tax acknowledgment form within five (5) business days from the date it is postmarked as having been sent by the Sponsor or its representative or the Grand Prize may (in Sponsor’s sole discretion) be forfeited.  If a potential Grand Prize Winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, declines to accept the Grand Prize, Sponsor is unable to contact the potential Grand Winner, or the Grand Prize confirmation or Grand Prize is returned undeliverable, the Grand Prize will be forfeited, and, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, the forfeited Grand Prize may be awarded to an alternate potential Grand Prize Winner. If the Sponsor wishes to select an alternative potential Grand Prize Winner, Sponsor will select this alternative potential Grand Prize Winner at random from the pool of eligible entrants.   The potential Grand Prize Winner may be required to furnish proof of identification and other proof of eligibility under these Official Rules. 

ii.         Weekly Winners:  The potential Weekly Winners will be notified via e-mail and/or telephone.  Upon verification of eligibility, each Weekly Prize will be mailed to the Weekly Winner by first class mail.  Allow six-eight weeks for delivery of a Weekly Prize.  If a potential Weekly Prize Winner is found to be ineligible, is not in compliance with these Official Rules, declines to accept the Weekly Prize, or if the Weekly Prize is returned as undeliverable, the forfeited Weekly Prize may (in Sponsor’s sole discretion) be awarded to an alternate potential Weekly Prize Winner. If the Sponsor wishes to select an alternative potential Weekly Prize Winner, Sponsor will select this alternative potential Weekly Prize Winner at random from the pool of eligible entrants.   The potential Weekly Prize Winner may be required to furnish proof of identification and other proof of eligibility under these Official Rules. 

iii.        The right to receive a Prize is non-assignable, non-transferable and no prize substitution, exchange or cash equivalent will be allowed, except by Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value in case of unavailability of prize or force majeure. All other costs and expenses not expressly set forth herein shall be solely the Winner’s responsibility, including, any and all applicable federal, state and local taxes. 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:  IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR, FACEBOOK OR THE SWEEPSTAKES PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE OR DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM THE WEBSITE OR ANY OTHER WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CONTEST.  SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.  CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees: (i) to be bound by these Official Rules and by all applicable laws and decisions of Sponsor and Administrator which shall be binding and final; (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 Sponsor, Facebook and the Sweepstakes Parties (the “Released Parties”) in connection with the Sweepstakes; and (iv) to forever and irrevocably agree to release, defend, indemnify, 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 outside attorneys’ fees) for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from: (a) the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to any Sweepstakes-related activity or element thereof, and the entrant’s entry, participation or inability to participate in the Sweepstakes, (b) the violation of any third party privacy, personal, publicity or proprietary rights, (c) typographical or printing errors in these Official Rules or any Sweepstakes materials, (d) 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), (e) any change in the prizing (or any components thereof) due to unavailability, or due to reasons beyond Sponsor’s control, including but not limited to by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not such action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened or actual terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond any of the Released Parties’ control, or as otherwise permitted in these Official Rules, (f) any interruptions in or postponement, cancellation, or modification of the Sweepstakes, (g) human error, (h) incorrect or inaccurate transcription, receipt or transmission of any part of the entry (including, without limitation, the information or any parts thereof), (i) any technical malfunctions or unavailability of the Website or any telephone network, computer system, computer online system, computer timing and/or dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, or Internet service provider, or mail service utilized by any of the Released Parties or by an entrant, (j) interruption or inability to access the Sweepstakes, the Website or any other Sweepstakes -related web pages, or any online service via the Internet due to hardware or software compatibility problems, (k) any damage to entrant’s (or any third person’s) computer and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of the Sweepstakes, (l) any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects, and/or any other errors or malfunctions, (m) any late, lost, stolen, mutilated, misdirected, illegible, delayed, garbled, corrupted, destroyed, incomplete, undeliverable or damaged entries, (n) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of the Released Parties, (o) lost, late, stolen, misdirected, damaged or destroyed prizing (or any element thereof), (p) the collection, use and/or sharing of entrant’s personally identifiable information by Sponsor or its designees or (q) the negligence or willful misconduct by entrant. 

DISPUTES:  THE 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 COUNTY OF OAKLAND, 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 THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS ARBITRATION RULES AND PROCEDURES OR SUBSEQUENT VERSIONS THEREOF (“AAA RULES”).  THE AAA RULES FOR SELECTION OF AN ARBITRATOR SHALL BE FOLLOWED, EXCEPT THAT THE ARBITRATOR SHALL BE EXPERIENCED AND LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN MICHIGAN.    ENTRANTS AGREE THAT THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR ASSERTING ANY CLAIMS SHALL BE A PERIOD OF ONE YEAR FROM THE END DATE OF THE PROMOTION PERIOD.  ENTRANTS AGREE THAT ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE CONTEST OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION.

PRIVACY POLICY:  Any personally identifiable information collected during an entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes will be collected by Sponsor or its agent and used by Sponsor, its affiliates, agents and marketers for purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes as described in these Official Rules and in accordance with Sponsor's Privacy Policy as stated at https://www.dollar.com/AboutUs/Privacy.aspx and any opt-ins an Entrant may have agreed to during the registration process.

GENERAL:  CAUTION AND WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION 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. All entries and/or materials submitted become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. The Released Entities are not responsible for any lost, late, undeliverable/undelivered, or postage due mail.  In the event of any conflict with any Sweepstakes details contained in these Official Rules and Sweepstakes details contained in Sweepstakes Materials (including but not limited to point of sale, television, and print advertising, promotional packaging, and other promotion media), the details of the Sweepstakes as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail. 

LIST OF WINNERS:  Visit www.facebook.com/DollarCarRental or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Dollar.com Sweepstakes, care of the Sponsor, Dollar Rent A Car, Inc. MS 8W2 P.O. Box 35250, Tulsa, OK 74153-0250 by December 1, 2012.

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administrated by, or associated with, Facebook, American Express, the Walt Disney Company, or Visit Orlando.  Entrants understand that they are providing their information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook, the Walt Disney Company, or Visit Orlando.  

 

Walt Disney is a registered trademark of Disney Enterprises, Inc.  All rights reserved.

 

Facebook is a registered trademark of Facebook, Inc.  All rights reserved.

 

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