Donuts ArounDD the WorlDD

1.         NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE OR WIN A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID ANYWHERE OUTSIDE OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

 

2.         Eligibility/Participation: The Donuts ArounDD The WorlDD Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal U.S. residents currently residing in one (1) of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, who are at least eighteen (18) years of age, or the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence, whichever is greater. Franchisees and employees, directors and officers of Dunkin’ Brands Inc. (“Sponsor”), bottlerocket marketing group, LLC (“Administrator”), and any of their respective affiliates, franchisees, parents, subsidiary companies, and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, the “Released Parties”), and members of the immediate families (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or those living in the same household, of any of the foregoing are not eligible. Void where prohibited, or otherwise restricted by law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree that: (1) you have read and understand the Official Rules; (2) you meet the Sweepstakes eligibility requirements as explained in the Official Rules; (3) you accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules, to Sponsor's Conditions of Use, Legal Notices and Privacy Policy as published at http://www.dunkindonuts.com/content/dunkindonuts/en/help/privacypolicy.html; (4) you unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by the decisions of Sponsor and Administrator, whose decisions shall be final and binding in all respects; and (5) you agree to release and hold harmless each of the Released Parties and their respective agents, employees, officers, directors, successors and assigns, against any and all claims, injury or damage arising out of or relating to participation in this Sweepstakes and/or the use or misuse or redemption of a prize, and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, or any other intellectual property related cause of action.

 

3.         Sweepstakes Period/Entry Periods: The Sweepstakes commences at 10:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on June 06, 2014 and ends at 03­­:59:59 PM ET on June 06, 2014 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Throughout the Sweepstakes Period, there will be six (6) separate entry periods (each an “Entry Period”), as detailed in the Entry Period Chart below.

 

ENTRY PERIOD CHART

 

Entry Period Number

Times (ET)

#1

10:00:00 am – 10:59:59 am

#2

11:00:00 am – 11:59:59 am

#3

12:00:00 pm – 12:59:59 pm

#4

01:00:00 pm – 01:59:59 pm

#5

02:00:00 pm – 02:59:59 pm

#6

03:00:00 pm – 03:59:59 pm

 

 

4.         How To Enter: You must have a non-private Twitter account to participate in and enter this Sweepstakes. If you do not have a non-private account, there is no cost to create one at www.twitter.com. Please note that you must agree to comply with the Twitter Terms of Service (https://twitter.com/tos) and Privacy Policy (https://twitter.com/privacy) in order to create your Twitter account. Once you have such an account, you must become a follower of the @DunkinDonuts Twitter handle. It is free to follow the above Twitter account on Twitter. If you have a Twitter account and are not already a follower of the account above, then you may log onto Twitter using your Twitter user name and password, and then may become a follower of the above account by visiting its account home page and clicking the “Follow” button. You must follow the above account throughout the Sweepstakes Period and for at least thirty (30) days thereafter to participate in the Sweepstakes and be eligible to win. You may unfollow the above account after the thirty (30) day notification period has ended.

 

Periodically, throughout each Entry Period, @DunkinDonuts will tweet a picture with the name and image of a particular donut from around the world along with the hashtag #WorlDDofDonuts as well as a call to action asking their followers to submit their guess as to what country the particular donut is available in. In order to earn one (1) entry into the applicable Entry Period’s random prize drawing (each a “Prize Drawing”), participants must tweet @DunkinDonuts with the correct answer to the applicable Entry Period’s question and include the hashtag #WorlDDofDonuts in their tweet (hereinafter an “Entry”). There is no limit to the amount of guesses any one (1) person can make throughout an Entry Period; however, there is a limit of one (1) Entry per person, per Entry Period. Guesses must be correct to earn an Entry. Entries will not be carried forward into subsequent Entry Periods’ Prize Drawing (if any).

 

Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or social media account. Incomplete Entries, Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means, Entries that do not fully comply with these Official Rules, including, without limitation the submission guidelines (“Submission Guidelines”) detailed below, or Entries which subvert the entry process, in the sole discretion of Sponsor, will not be eligible. Proof of submission of Entry does not constitute proof of delivery or Entry. Entries received from any person, regardless of email address used, in excess of the above stated limitation, will be void. All Entries must be received during an applicable Entry Period to be eligible for that particular Prize Drawing. Due to the way Twitter operates its service, Sponsor may not receive Entries from Twitter users with “protected” updates. If an entrant submits their Entry via SMS from a wireless phone, the entrant’s wireless service provider may charge the entrant for each text message sent. Entrants should consult their wireless service provider regarding its pricing plans. Message and data rates may apply. The computer clock of the Webmaster hosting the Sweepstakes is the official timekeeping device. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned, and Sponsor will not verify receipt of Entries. Using the above referenced hashtags in your tweets constitutes your consent to these official rules.

 

5.         Submission Guidelines: Each tweet that is submitted to this Sweepstakes must comply with the following Submission Guidelines to be eligible. Any tweet that, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, violates these Official Rules or the Submission Guidelines below will be disqualified and/or will not be eligible to win a prize.

 

The tweet MUST, in the sole discretion of Sponsor:

·         Be written in English;

 

The tweet must NOT, in the sole discretion of Sponsor:

·         Contain language that violates or infringes upon a third party’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights (including, without limitation, trademark or copyright infringement);

·         Disparage Sponsor or their product(s) or service(s), their competitors or their products or services, or any other person or party affiliated with the Sweepstakes;

·         Contain company names, product names, brand names or trademarks other than those owned by Sponsor, which entrant has a limited license to use for this Sweepstakes;

·         Contain language that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, profane, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous, controversial or libelous, in Sponsor’s sole discretion;

·         Contain language that 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;

·         Contain language that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to applicable laws or regulations; and/or

·         Contain language in which the Released Parties do not wish to associate themselves with, in their sole discretion.

 

6.         Prize Drawings/Prizes/Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): On or about one (1) business day after the Sweepstakes Period has ended, Administrator, an independent judging agency, shall perform six (6) Prize Drawings (one (1) for each Entry Period), from among all eligible Entries received throughout each applicable Entry Period. Each Prize Drawing will select one (1) potential prize winner. Each prize winner, once confirmed as detailed below, will receive one (1) one hundred and twenty dollar ($120) DD mGift (A DD mGift is a virtual Dunkin’ Card that is sent to either your email address or mobile phone. To claim the mGift via a mobile device, simply present the QR code that the link takes you to in order to redeem the mGift. To claim the virtual Dunkin’ Card via email, just print the redemption form with QR code and take the physical piece of paper to a participating Dunkin’ Donuts location to redeem (mGift Terms and Conditions and rules and restrictions apply). The total ARV of all prizes available to be awarded herein is seven hundred and twenty dollars ($720). The decisions of Administrator and Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning a prize are dependent upon the total number of eligible Entries received during each applicable Entry Period.

 

7.         General Prize Conditions: In no event will Sponsor be responsible for awarding more than the stated number of prizes herein. Prize conditions may be added or modified by companies providing those portions of the prize. The prize restrictions/conditions stated herein are not all-inclusive. All prize details are in Sponsor’s sole discretion. No transfer, substitution or cash equivalent for any prize in whole or in part will be permitted, except at Sponsor's sole discretion due to prize unavailability for any reason, and only then for a prize of greater or equal value determined by Sponsor shall be allowed. Prizes are awarded "AS IS" and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Any and all guarantees and warrantees on merchandise prizes are subject to the manufacturer’s terms and conditions, and winners agree to look solely to said manufacturers for any such warranty or guarantee claim. There is a limit of one (1) prize per person, throughout the Sweepstakes Period. In no event will Sponsor be responsible for awarding more than the stated number of prizes herein. Prize conditions may be added or modified by companies providing those portions of the prize. The prize restrictions/conditions stated herein are not all-inclusive.

 

8.         Prize Winner Notification/Verification: All potential prize winners must comply with these Official Rules as published in order to be confirmed as an official winner and accept a prize. All decisions of Sponsor/Administrator are final and binding.

 

On or about the same day as each Prize Drawing, Administrator will notify the potential prize winners via a direct message from the Twitter handle @DunkinDonuts to the potential prize winners’ Twitter Account used to enter the Sweepstakes (note: in order to receive such direct message, entrants must (a) be following @DunkinDonuts and (b) may have to have entrant’s account settings set to “unprotected” or “public”). Upon notification or notification attempt, the potential prize winners will be required to respond to such direct message, to the email address provided, accepting the prize and providing their email address in which they would like the prize sent to, within one (1) calendar days of such notification or notification attempt, or the prize may be forfeited, and an alternate potential prize winner will be selected and notified.

 

If in any instance, notification attempt(s) for a potential prize winner fail for any reason, if a potential prize winner does not respond in the time provided or does not provide the requested information in the time provided, if the email address the potential prize winner responds with does not work, if a prize is returned as undeliverable, or if a potential prize winner is found to have not complied with these Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner will be selected from among remaining eligible Entries, if any. Entry into the Sweepstakes and/or acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use the name, Twitter account information, actual or simulated likenesses, biographical information, city, state, opinions, and prize information of entrants and/or prize winner(s) in connection with the Sweepstakes and the exploitation thereof (including, without limitation, for advertising and promotional purposes), in perpetuity, throughout the universe, in all media, without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. Further, winners shall indemnify the Released Parties from any claims, damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable legal fees) arising from breach of these Official Rules or any use or misuse of any prize. In the event of a dispute as to any Account, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register at www.Twitter.com will be deemed to be the entrant. 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.

 

9.         General Terms: Noncompliance with any of these Official Rules may result in disqualification. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for late, lost, jumbled, incorrect or inaccurate tweets whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes or by any human error. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction(s) of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or other services, snipes/bugs, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website (including Twitter), including, without limitation, any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error(s) in administration of the Sweepstakes, or in the selection/announcement of the prize winners. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, changes in Sponsor’s on-air programming, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted where Sponsor deems fit and the prizes will be awarded via random drawing from among all eligible tweets received up until and or after (if applicable) the time of modification, cancellation or termination, or in a manner that is fair and equitable as determined by Sponsor. All interpretations of these Official Rules and decisions by Sponsor are final. No software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated tweets are permitted. Sponsor reserves the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual they suspect or find: (i) to have used a software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated online tweet; (ii) to have tampered with the participation process or the operation of this Sweepstakes; (iii) to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; (iv) to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person; or (v) to have provided inaccurate information on any legal documents submitted in connection with this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR APPLICATION OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. THE NEW YORK COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL GOVERN THE SWEEPSTAKES. EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THESE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMITS TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS. Entrants agree that the Sweepstakes Entities (a) shall not be responsible or liable for, and hereby release the Sweepstakes Entities from, any claims, losses, damages or injuries of any kind (including death) resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use/misuse or inability to use a prize, and (b) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to a prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. The Sweepstakes Entities shall not be liable for any injury, damage, loss, expense, accident, delay, inconvenience or irregularity that may be caused or contributed to (1) by any wrongful, negligent or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of their agents, servants, employees or independent contractors; (2) by any wrongful, negligent or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any other person or entity not an employee of the Sweepstakes Entities; or (3) by any other cause, condition or event whatsoever beyond the control of the Sweepstakes Entities. Failure of Sponsor to enforce any provision herein shall not be deemed a waiver of such. Sponsor reserves the right to modify these rules for clarification or equitable purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND ENTRANTS HEREBY WAIVE ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER. IN NO EVENT SHALL SPONSOR BE LIABLE TO ANY ENTRANT OR WINNER FOR DAMAGES THAT EXCEED THE VALUE OF THE PRIZE TO BE AWARDED TO THE INDIVIDUAL ENTRANT IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.

 

10.       Request for the Name of Winners and/or Official Rules: For a list of the names of the winners, available after the Sweepstakes Period has ended, and/or Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope, to be received by 08/31/14, to: Donuts ArounDD The WorlDD Sweepstakes c/o  bottlerocket marketing group, llc, 71 Elm Street, Unit 8, Foxboro, MA, 02035. Please note on the left-hand corner of your envelope if you are requesting the Names of Winners or Official Rules. Vermont residents may omit return postage if requesting a set of Official Rules.

 

11.       Administrator: bottlerocket marketing group, LLC, 1500 Broadway, 32nd Floor, NY, NY, 10036

 

12.       Sponsor: Dunkin’ Brands Inc., 130 Royall St., Canton, MA 02021.