DOS EQUIS CFP 2019 SWEEPSTAKES

Full Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASING A PRODUCT WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

 

THE DOS EQUIS CFP 2019 SWEEPSTAKES (“PROMOTION”) IS OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF DATE OF ENTRY. VOID OUTSIDE OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLOMBIA OR WHERE PROHIBITED. PROMOTION IS GOVERNED EXCLUSIVELY BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.

 

BY ENTERING, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A BINDING CONTRACT, SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING. WITHOUT LIMITATION, THIS CONTRACT INCLUDES CERTAIN RELEASES FROM YOU AND A LIMITATION OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES, INCLUDING A WAIVER OF YOUR RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY.

 

This Promotion consists of three (3) parts: (a) a random chance weekly sweepstakes (“Weekly Sweepstakes”), (b) a random chance regional sweepstakes (the “Regional Sweepstakes”) and (c) a random chance grand prize sweepstakes (“Grand Prize Sweepstakes”). Collectively, the Weekly Sweepstakes, the Regional Sweepstakes, and the Grand Prize Sweepstakes are referred to as the “Promotion,” and the Weekly Sweepstakes, Regional Sweepstakes, and the Grand Prize Sweepstakes Periods as the “Promotion Period.”

 

1.         ELIGIBILITY:

 

The Weekly Sweepstakes and Grand Prize Sweepstakes are only open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are 21 years of age and older at time of entry, unless otherwise set forth below.

 

The Regional Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of Hawaii who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry, unless otherwise set forth below.

 

You are not authorized to participate in this Promotion if you reside outside of the fifty (50) United States or Washington, DC.

 

Notwithstanding the foregoing, the following individuals and members of their families (parents, grandparents, children, siblings, spouses) and immediate household members (whether related or not) are not eligible for participation: employees, officers, and directors of HEINEKEN USA Inc. dba Cervezas Mexicanas (“Sponsor”) and its parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, alcoholic beverage suppliers, wholesalers, distributors, and importers, alcoholic beverage retailers, and Sponsor’s advertising and promotional agencies. All federal, state, and local regulations apply.

 

2.         START/END DATES:

 

The Weekly Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 AM ET on 8/1/2019 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on 1/13/2020. The Regional Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 AM ET on 8/1/2019 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on 12/20/2019 (the “Regional Sweepstakes Period”). The Grand Prize Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 AM ET on 8/1/2019 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on 12/20/2019 (“Grand Prize Sweepstakes Period”).

 

3.         HOW TO ENTER:

 

There are four (4) ways to enter the Promotion:

 

(a)  Instagram: During the Promotion Period, access the Instagram application on your mobile device (“Mobile Device”). Upload a photograph of a Dos Equis® product or any advertising or Point of Sale (“POS”) advertising material with Dos Equis imagery or logo using the hashtag #XXOfficialSweepstakes. If you do not have the Instagram application, you may download it through the app store on your Mobile Device. The application is free. Instagram’s Terms of Use apply and can be found at http://instagram.com/legal/terms/. (Be sure your account is set to “public” and not “private”.)

 

(b)  Twitter: During the Promotion Period, tweet a photograph of a Dos Equis® product or any advertising or POS advertising material with Dos Equis imagery or logo using the hashtag #XXOfficialSweepstakes. You must be an active holder of a nonprivate Twitter account to be eligible to enter this Promotion via Twitter (i.e., you must make sure your tweets are set to “public” and not “private”).Twitter’s Terms of Service apply and can be found at http://twitter.com/tos. If you do not have a Twitter account, you can create one by visiting www.twitter.com.  Twitter accounts are free. 

 

(c)  Facebook: During the Promotion Period, upload a photo of a Dos Equis® product or any advertising or POS advertising material with Dos Equis imagery or logo to Facebook from your Mobile Device or your computer using the hashtag #XXOfficialSweepstakes. You must be an active holder of a nonprivate Facebook account to be eligible to enter this Promotion via Twitter (i.e., you must make sure your posts are set to “public” and not “private”).  Facebook’s Terms of Service apply and can be found at https://www.facebook.com/terms.php. If you do not have a Facebook account, you can create one by visiting www.facebook.com.  Facebook accounts are free. 

 

(d)  Internet Entry: To submit an Internet entry for free, visit www.DosEquis.com/fan, follow the on-screen entry instructions, and upload a photograph of a Dos Equis® product or any advertising or POS advertising material with Dos Equis imagery or logo. You must fully complete the registration, including your first and last name, date of birth, street address (no P.O. Boxes except in the state of Washington), city, state, zip code, daytime telephone number (including area code), and e-mail address. 

 

Eligible entrants will receive one (1) entry into the Promotion for each unique photograph posted per day or each Internet entry per day.  Limit one (1) entry per person per day, regard of the method of entry. 

 

If you enter the Sweepstakes using a Mobile Device on your mobile service provider’s network (as opposed to a Wi-Fi network), your carrier’s standard text and data rates apply. You should consult your wireless service provider’s pricing plan for details. You agree to incur any and all charges demanded by your wireless carrier.

 

All entry information and photographs shall be collectively referred to herein as the “Submissions” or each as a “Submission.” By entering, each entrant warrants and represents the following with respect to his/her Submission: that each submitted photograph (a) was taken by entrant and is his/her original work; (b) does not incorporate or include anything that would require the consent of any third party, including persons who have not provided their written consent (which shall be provided to Sponsor upon request thereof) to be photographed and the photograph to be used as permitted herein, or no third-party (non–HEINEKEN USA Inc.) trademarks; (c) does not violate any copyright, trademark, publicity right, privacy right, or any other right of any third party; and (d) does not violate these Official Rules, including the usage guidelines found herein.

 

Furthermore, by submitting an entry, entrant grants to Sponsor the right to display or otherwise use the Submission. Winning entries will grant Sponsor an irrevocable, nonexclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license and right to use, display, reproduce, publish, distribute, make derivative works of, and otherwise commercially and noncommercially exploit the winning photographs as a condition of being selected a winner.

 

By submitting an entry, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of HEINEKEN USA Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its appointed agents, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Promotion. By submitting an entry, entrants are automatically entered into both the Weekly Sweepstakes and the Grand Prize Sweepstakes except as noted in the Eligibility Section below. All entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. ET on 12/20/19 to be eligible for the Grand Prize Sweepstakes and the Regional Sweepstakes. Entries submitted after 12/20/19 but before 12:59 p.m. ET on 1/13/20 are only eligible for the Weekly Sweepstakes.

 

Please note that there is a limit of one (1) prize per individual, household, street address, and/or e-mail address during any six (6) month period across all HEINEKEN USA Inc. promotions, regardless of brand (Amstel, Heineken, Dos Equis, Dos-A-Rita, Murphy’s, Newcastle, Red Stripe, Strongbow, Tecate, and Tiger).

 

4.         ENTRY GUIDELINES:

 

This Section 4 will apply to all entries submitted on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

 

Each entry must comply with the following requirements:

 

·         Photographs cannot have been submitted previously in a promotion of any kind.

·         Photographs should be created by entrant, and by entering them in the Sweepstakes, entrant warrants and represents that he/she is the sole author of each submitted photograph. Entrant further represents and warrants that he/she has secured permission from each and every other person in the photograph to post his/her image on the Internet. If a submitted photograph was taken by someone other than entrant, entrant must obtain a written transfer of ownership from the photographer transferring all photograph rights to entrant and must provide a copy of the written transfer agreement to Sponsor upon request, or the entry may not be considered. If, at any point, a dispute as to ownership of a photograph arises or a right of publicity issue is raised, the entry may not be considered, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.

·         Photographs submitted via Instagram, Facebook, and/or Twitter must adhere to the terms of use of the applicable platform as set forth in Section 3 hereof.

 

All photographs will be evaluated by Sponsor to determine whether all individuals reasonably appear to be over the age of twenty-one (21) and whether the photographic content is in compliance with these Official Rules and The Beer Institute’s Advertising and Marketing Code. The Beer Institute’s Advertising and Marketing Code can be found at www.beerinstitute.org.

 

Photographs deemed by Sponsor, at its sole discretion, to fall into any of the following categories will be automatically disqualified:

 

·         Photographs that reflect irresponsible or excessive consumption.

·         Photographs deemed to be disparaging of Sponsor, its brands, or anyone else.

·         Photographs containing any use of profanity, obscenity, nudity, racism, or sexual content.

·         Photographs promoting images and/or the use of drugs (legal or illegal), tobacco, or firearms or other weapons.

·         Photographs promoting any activity that may appear to be unsafe and/or dangerous.

·         Photographs that Sponsor deems to be contrary to The Beer Institute’s Advertising and Marketing Code.

 

Photographs may not contain any of the following, or they will be automatically disqualified:

 

·         Material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred, harm, or violence against any group or individual or that promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age.

·         Material advertising or promoting any brand or product of any kind other than Sponsor’s and the Dos Equis® product images.

·         Content which may be deemed to infringe on the trademark, logo, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or phraseology) rights of any third party.

·         Copyrighted material owned by any entity other than Sponsor (including photographs and other works of art or images).

·         Material embodying the names, likenesses, or other indicia identifying any person other than Sponsor and the Dos Equis® product images, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private individuals, living or dead.

·         Material containing any personal identification, such as names, street addresses, or e-mail addresses other than those of Sponsor.

·         Material identifying any retail licensee, whether selling for consumption on or off the licensed premises.

·         Material promoting any particular political party, agenda, or message.

·         Material communicating any messages or images inconsistent with the positive image and/or goodwill Sponsor wishes to project.

 

5.         ODDS OF WINNING:

 

Odds of winning a Weekly Sweepstakes prize are dependent on the number of eligible entries received as of 11:59 PM ET the day before the applicable drawing date.

 

Odds of winning a Regional Sweepstakes prize are dependent on the number of eligible entries received as of 11:59 PM ET the day before the applicable drawing date.

 

Odds of winning a Grand Prize Sweepstakes prize are dependent on the number of eligible entries received as of 11:59 PM ET the day before the applicable drawing date.

 

 

6.         PRIZES; WINNER SELECTION, NOTIFICATION, AND VERIFICATION:

 

(a)  Weekly Sweepstakes

 

Four-hundred twenty-seven (427) Weekly Sweepstakes prizes will be awarded during the Promotion Period as set forth below: 

 

Number

Of

Prizes

 

Prize Description

ARV

Each Prize

ARV All Prizes

66

Dos Equis Branded Mini Fridge

$278.00

$18,348.00

161

Dos Equis Branded Premium Can Cooler

26.99

4,345.00

200

Dos Equis Branded Fanny Fridge

    8.00

1,600.00

Total ARV of all Weekly Sweepstakes Prizes

$24,293.00

 

Potential Weekly Sweepstakes winners will be selected in twenty-three (23) random drawings on the following dates from among all eligible entries received as of 11:59 PM ET on the day before the drawing date, as follows:

 

8/12/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers  

Eight (8) Fanny Fridges

8/19/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers  

Eight (8) Fanny Fridges

8/26/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers  

Eight (8) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

9/2/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers  

Eight (8) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

9/9/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers 

 Eight (8) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

9/16/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers  

Eight (8) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

9/23/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers  

Eight (8) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

9/30/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers

Nine (9) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

10/7/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers  

Nine (9) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

10/14/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers  

Nine (9) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

10/21/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers  

Nine (9) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

10/28/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers  

Nine (9) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

11/4/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers 

Nine (9) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

11/11/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers  

Nine (9) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

11/18/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers  

Nine (9) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

11/25/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers  

Nine (9) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

12/2/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers  

Nine (9) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

12/9/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers 

 Nine (9) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

12/16/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers  

Nine (9) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

12/23/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers 

Nine (9) Fanny Fridges 

Six (6) Mini Fridges

12/30/2019

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers  

Nine (9) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

1/6/2020

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers  

Nine (9) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

1/14/2020

Seven (7) Premium Can Coolers  

Nine (9) Fanny Fridges 

Three (3) Mini Fridges

 

(b)  Regional Sweepstakes

 

One (1) Regional Sweepstakes prize will be awarded.  Regional Sweepstakes prize consists of a trip to the College Football Playoff National Championship game to be held in New Orleans, LA on 1/13/20 and includes round-trip coach airfare for two (2) from the gateway airport nearest winner’s residence, hotel accommodations for two (2) people—one (1) room, double occupancy—for two (2) nights, two (2) tickets to the championship game, and round-trip transportation between the hotel and the stadium. ARV of the Regional Sweepstakes prize: $10,000.

 

Potential Regional Sweepstakes winner will be selected on or about 12/21/2019 from all eligible entries received as of 11:59 pm ET on the day before. 

 

(c)  Grand Prize Sweepstakes

 

Eleven (11) Grand Prize Sweepstakes prizes will be awarded.  Grand prize consists of a trip to the College Football Playoff National Championship game to be held in New Orleans, LA on 1/13/20 and includes round-trip coach airfare for two (2) from the gateway airport nearest winner’s residence, hotel accommodations for two (2) people—one (1) room, double occupancy—for two (2) nights, two (2) tickets to the championship game, and round-trip transportation between the hotel and the stadium. ARV of the grand prize: $7,700 (ARV of all grand prizes of $84,700).

 

Potential Grand Prize Sweepstakes winners will be selected in eleven (11) random drawings from among all eligible entries received as of 11:59 pm ET the day before the drawing date.  Drawing dates to be held on or about:

 

9/2/2019

9/16/2019

9/30/2019

10/7/2019

10/21/2019

11/4/2019

11/18/2019

11/25/2019

12/2/2019

12/9/2019

12/21/2019

 

 

If winner lives within one hundred (100) miles of New Orleans, LA, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute ground transportation. Exact transportation and accommodation details, dates, times, and terms to be determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply. All travel must be completed by date determined by Sponsor, at its sole discretion, or prize will be forfeited. Once travel is booked, any penalties incurred as a result of changes to flights are the sole responsibility of winner. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules and those set forth by Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. All expenses and travel costs incurred as a result of seeking or winning a prize are the sole responsibility of winner. Any expenses or costs not expressly stated in the description of the prize above, including, but not limited to, ground transportation, meals, incidentals, gratuities, passenger tariffs or duties, surcharges, airport fees, service or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes, or other expenses, are the sole responsibility of winner. Winner’s guest must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older as of the date of departure and must travel on the same itinerary and at the same time as winner. Travel must be round-trip. Winner(s) and guest(s) are solely responsible for obtaining any required travel documents, including a valid passport where applicable, and travel insurance. Winner(s) and guest(s) must each execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity Release form provided by Sponsor or its appointed agent prior to issuance of tickets. Travel restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers, or certificates. Sponsor is not responsible for any penalty charges incurred as a result of changes to tickets that have been issued. Any such penalties incurred are the sole responsibility of winner.

 

ARV of all prizes: $118,993

 

All federal, state, and local taxes, fees, and surcharges on any prize are the sole responsibility of winner of the prize. Winners of prizes with a value of $600 or more will be issued an IRS Form 1099-MISC early in the year following the year in which prize was awarded for filing with his/her federal and state tax returns. Sponsor complies with all tax reporting requirements. The amount of any tax liability will vary depending on winner’s tax bracket.

 

Drawings will be conducted by Sponsor or its appointed agent, and all decisions are final. Potential winners will be contacted by telephone and/or email. If any potential winner cannot be reached within forty-eight (48) hours of first notification attempt, if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if any potential winner rejects his/her prize, or in the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected from among all remaining eligible entries. Upon forfeiture of any prize, no compensation will be given. Limit one (1) prize per person or household.

 

All potential Weekly Sweepstakes winners may be required to sign and return, where legal, a Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within forty-eight (48) hours of notification that he/she is a potential winner. No potential winner will be an official winner until his/her Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release, where required, has been returned and eligibility has been formally verified by Sponsor. If any potential winner fails to comply with these Official Rules and/or to submit the required documentation within the designated time period, he/she will be automatically disqualified, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner.

 

All potential Grand Prize Sweepstakes winners will be required to sign and return, where legal, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within forty-eight (48) hours of notification that he/she is a potential winner. No potential winner will be an official winner until his/her Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release has been returned and eligibility has been formally verified by Sponsor. If any potential winner fails to comply with these Official Rules and/or to submit the required documentation within the designated time period, he/she will be automatically disqualified, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner.  Sponsor will not be obligated to pursue more than three (3) alternate winners (time permitting) for any prize for any reason, after which the applicable prize may go unawarded.

 

7.         LICENSE AND RELEASE:

 

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with the College Football Playoff, CFP Events Inc. (“CFPE”), CFP Administration, LLC (“CFPA”), or College Football Playoff Foundation, Inc. (“CFPF”) and collectively with CFPE and CFPA, “CFP”), or Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Participation in the Sweepstakes and acceptance of prize constitute winner’s and guest’s (where applicable) permission for Sponsor or its agents to photograph, film, and record each winner and guest and to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, voice, biographical information, and/or any statements made by winner and guest regarding the Sweepstakes or Sponsor for purposes of trade, publicity, or promotion without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By participating and/or accepting a prize, entrants, winners, and guests acknowledge and agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Sponsor’s advertising, promotional, and fulfillment agencies, ESPN, Inc., CFP, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors (“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 that may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in the Sweepstakes, or participation in, possession, acceptance, and/or use or misuse of any prize (including without limitation a grand prize) or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity, including, but not limited to, any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy, and merchandise delivery. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions, substitutions, or omissions whatsoever by any transportation companies, sporting organization, and/or any other persons providing any services to winner, including any results thereof, such as changes in services or location necessitated by same. Sponsor is not responsible if any part of a Sweepstakes prize (including without limitation a grand prize) cannot be awarded due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, or acts of terrorism. Sponsor shall not be liable for any loss or damage to personal belongings. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules or who attempt to interfere with this Sweepstakes in any way shall be disqualified. There is no purchase required to participate in the Sweepstakes or to win any prize in the Sweepstakes. A purchase does not increase odds of winning.

 

8.         ADDITIONAL TERMS:

 

Sponsor reserves the right to alter, suspend, or terminate the Promotion at any time and with or without notice if, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, the integrity of the Promotion becomes or is likely to become compromised in any way. In the event the Promotion is terminated prematurely, all eligible entries received prior to the Promotion termination or suspension date will be included in the next prize drawing. No automated devices, bots, and/or other programs and/or software are permitted.  All entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. No mass or mechanically reproduced, photocopied, altered, or forged entries will be allowed. Delivery of a prize will require a street address located within the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, torn, altered, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted, garbled, or postage-due entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind, whether mechanical, human, or electronic. Only fully completed entries are eligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.

 

In case of a dispute as to the identity of any Internet entrant, an entry made by Internet will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any Facebook, Twitter or Instagram entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register on the platform will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.

 

If for any reason the Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, automated entries, fraud, technical failure, human error, or any other cause beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Promotion. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, telephone or other communications malfunctions, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, or theft or destruction of, unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone networks or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to, or resulting from, participation or downloading of any materials in the Promotion.

 

Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for printing, distribution, or production errors and may, in their sole discretion, rescind, cancel, suspend, modify, or revoke this Promotion based upon any such error without liability. If by reason of a printing, computer, or other error more prizes are awarded in a prize category than the number set forth in these Official Rules, all persons purportedly making valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available. In no case will more than the advertised number of prizes be awarded. Antifraud detection devices may be used for verification purposes. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Promotion materials and the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.

 

Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Headings are solely for convenience and will not be deemed to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of the documents or any provision hereof.

 

Caution: Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil laws, 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.

 

IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ENTRANT’S ACCESS TO, AND USE OF, THE WEBSITES AND/OR THIS PROMOTION, ACCPTANCE OF ANY PRIZE (INCLUING WITHOUT LIMITATION A GRAND PRIZE), OR ENTRANT’S DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE PROMOTION.

 

9.         DISPUTES AND GOVERNING LAW:

 

The parties waive all rights to trial in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules, including, without limitation, the Promotion. Any controversy or claim arising out of, or relating to, these Official Rules and/or the Promotion shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in New York City, New York.

 

THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE INTERPRETATION OF ITS TERMS SHALL BE GOVERNED BY, AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAWS AND RULES. For any matters that are not subject to arbitration as set forth in these Official Rules and/or in connection with the entering of any judgment on an arbitration award in connection with these Official Rules and/or the Promotion, the parties irrevocably submit and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in or closest to New York City, New York. The parties agree not to raise the defense of forum non conveniens.

 

10.       USE OF DATA:

 

Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants online, in accordance with its Privacy & Cookie Policy. Please review Sponsor’s Privacy & Cookie Policy at http://heinekenusa.com/privacy-cookie-policy/. By participating in the Promotion, entrant hereby agrees to Sponsor’s collection and usage of his/her personal information and acknowledges that he/she has read and accepted the terms of such Policy.

 

11,       LIST OF WINNERS; WINNER’S NAME:

 

To obtain a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope, with sufficient postage, to Winners List, Dos Equis CFP 2019 Sweepstakes, P. O. Box 248, Woodbridge, NJ 07095. All requests for a list of winners must be postmarked by 1/15/20 and received by 1/31/20.

 

12.       SPONSOR: HEINEKEN USA Inc. dba Cervezas Mexicanas, White Plains, NY

 

 

Reference to third parties in connection with the prize is for reference and identification purposes only and not intended to suggest endorsement, sponsorship or affiliation with Sponsor or the Promotion. THIS PROMOTION IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH, FACEBOOK, TWITTER, OR INSTAGRAM. YOU ARE PROVIDING YOUR INFORMATION TO SPONSOR AND NOT TO FACEBOOK, TWITTER, OR INSTAGRAM.

 

ENJOY XX™ RESPONSIBLY. ©2019 DOS EQUIS® Lager Especial Beer. Imported by Cervezas Mexicanas, White Plains, NY.