Official Rules – Crown Card Royal Sweepstakes at Duchess
NO PURCHASE OR OBLIGATION IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING; NON-PURCHASE ENTRIES AND PURCHASE ENTRIES HAVE AN EQUAL CHANCE OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open to Crown Card Rewards Members who are 18 years of age or older as of the monthly drawing date and reside in the Continental United States and who are enrolled in the Crown Card Rewards program and are members in good standing. This card has to be registered with a full name and a valid phone number and/or email address. The Sweepstakes is being conducted at participating Date locations (as hereafter defined) participating Duchess Shoppe locations (“Participating Locations”). All Crown Card Rewards Members are eligible to participate at any of the Participating Locations. Employees of Englefield Oil Company, Duchess Shoppe and their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and advertising and promotions agencies, and their immediate families (spouse and parents, children and siblings, and their spouses) and individuals living in the same households of such employees are ineligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. By participating, entrants (“Entrants”) agree to these Official Rules and accept decisions of Duchess Shoppeas final. The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law.
2. To Enter: The Sweepstakes runs from the beginning of the month, through the end of the month (“Promotion Period”). Eligible Entrants will earn one (1) entry for each Crown Card transaction at any of the Participating Locations by swiping card at designated payment locations at the pump and inside the store during the Promotion Period and effective on the date the transaction is posted to an eligible membership account. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an Entrant, the entry will be deemed as entered by the name of the primary Crown Card Member listed on the membership account on the date the entry was earned.
3. Drawings: Duchess Shoppes will conduct random drawings as described below from all eligible entries.
5. Prizes: Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period and the number of prizes being given away during that period.
6. To Claim Prize: All winners will be notified and confirmed by e-mail and/or phone number on file with their Crown Card Rewards membership account and arrangements will be made for prize delivery or pickup during the prize confirmation. Winners will be required to complete and sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability release for all prizes and, where legal, a publicity release, all of which must be returned within fourteen (14) days from the date of the prize notification. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use the winner’s first name and last initial, hometown, and likeness for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any media without additional compensation. If attempts to notify winners fail due to incorrect phone number or e-mail address, or the prize is unclaimed after fourteen (14) days from the date of the prize notification e-mail or phone call, the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner. For the Runner-Up Awards, if notification attempts fail because of incorrect phone numbers or e-mails on file or the prize is unclaimed after fourteen (14) days from the date of the prize confirmation via e-mail or phone, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will not be selected. In compliance with United States Internal Revenue Service regulations, winners receiving any prize valued in excess of $600 (USD) must complete a Form 1099-MISC. Winner remains solely responsible for paying all federal and other taxes in accordance with the laws that apply in winner’s state of residence.
7. Limitation of Liability: By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants and winners agree to release and hold harmless Englefield Oil Company, Duchess Shoppes, their parent company or subsidiaries, Administrator, Participating Locations and their affiliated entities, employees, officers, directors, agencies and representatives (the “Released Parties”), from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever, including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death, which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in the Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy or merchandise delivery. Except as expressly set forth herein, the Released Parties make no representations or warranties regarding the Sweepstakes and the Sweepstakes are provided “AS IS” and without warranty of any kind. The Released Parties hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. The Released Parties have no liability and no responsibility for any additional expense, omissions, delays, re-routing or acts of any government or authority. In no event shall the Released Parties be liable for any indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of, or in any way connected with, the Sweepstakes, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of damages. Because some states/jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the foregoing limitation may not apply to all Entrants. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with the Sweepstakes in any way, shall be disqualified. Duchess Shoppe is not responsible for any printing or typographical errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials or entries that are processed late or incorrectly or are lost due to human error or computer or electronic malfunction. Winners are solely responsible for payment of all federal, state, and local taxes on prizes and for any other expenses not specifically mentioned in the prize description. Duchess Shoppe reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud or technical failure compromises the integrity of the Sweepstakes as determined by Englefield Oil Company | Duchess in its sole discretion.
8. Personal Data & Privacy: All entries become the sole property of Duchess Shoppe and will not be returned. Duchess Shoppe may use data about Entrants obtained from the Sweepstakes for marketing purposes for the Crown Card Rewards Program. By entering the Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees to such use of the data.
9. Disputes: The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States and the States of Ohio and West Virginia, without respect to conflict of law doctrines. As a condition of participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Ohio and West Virginia having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will Entrants be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waive all rights to claim indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than Entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (e.g., costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes), and Entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
10. Prize and Winners List: Monthly prizes and winners will be posted on the Duchess website monthly.
11. Manual Entry: To enter sweepstakes without a purchase, mail a 3”x5” envelope addressed to: Royal Sweepstakes, Attention: Crown Card Manager to 447 James Parkway Heath, Ohio 43056. Include your name, address and a valid phone number and/or email address. Mail in entrants will be included in monthly sweepstakes section, which occur within 45 days of receipt of manual entry.
12. Questions: For questions concerning this Sweepstakes please contact a Duchess representative at: (844) 79CROWN or firstname.lastname@example.org.