TERMS AND CONDITIONS | TÉRMINOS Y CONDICIONES
Valid from the 1 to the 31 of May 2022 | Válido del 1 al 31 de Mayo de 2022
NO PURCHASE OR WIRE TRANSFER NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. THIS PROMOTION IS INTENDED FOR ENTRY IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY AND WILL BE GOVERNED BY U.S. LAW. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, or Google. You understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, or Google.
DATES: The “DolEx & Banco Guayaquil Mother’s Month Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (“CST”) on May 1, 2022 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CST on May 31, 2022 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). For purposes of these Official Rules, all times are given in CST. The date and time stamp from the Website (defined below) will be the “official computer” and official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to residents of the United States who reside in the state of New Jersey, New York, Illinois, and Florida and are eighteen (18) years of age or older (or the age of majority in their respective jurisdiction of residence) at the time of entry (each, an “Entrant”). The Entrants who are selected as the potential prize winners must each have a unique, personal, and valid social security number or ITIN for Sponsor (defined below) to report the tax liability associated with acceptance of the respective prize. Valid social security numbers/ITINs will be determined by Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) requirements as further defined in the “PRIZE CLAIMS” section of these Official Rules. Employees and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings or spouse, regardless of where they live, or persons living in the same household, whether related or not) of DolEx Dollar Express, Inc.(the “Sponsor”), and each of their respective parent companies, divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, advertising and agencies, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes, (all of the aforementioned collectively referred to as the “Sweepstakes Entities”), are not eligible to participate. The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where restricted or prohibited by law. By entering this Sweepstakes, Entrants indicate their full and unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and/or Independent Administrator, which are final and binding in all respects. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to receive entries into the Sweepstakes; (a) by making a money transfer as described below (the “Money Transfer”); or (b) without making a Money Transfer (the “Alternate Method of Entry” or “AMOE”). Entrants may enter via either of the entry methods listed below. Regardless of the entry method(s) used to obtain entry into this Sweepstakes, there is a total limit of twenty-five (25) entries per person for the entire Sweepstakes Period.
- Perform a Money Transfer: Entrants who perform a money transfer transaction to Ecuador at either; (a) a DolEx branch located in the United States; or (b) via a DolEx independent agent (located in the United States) via the correspondent Banco Guayaquil, will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes upon completing the Money Transfer. Instructions for completing a Money Transfer are available at DolEx branches and / or via the independent agent chosen (Call 1-800-892-0210 for a list of DolEx branches and/or independent agents).
- AMOE: Entrants who wish to earn entry into the Sweepstakes without making a Money Transfer may do so as follows: On a plain 3″ x 5″ card, legibly handprint or type your first name, last name, address, city, state, zip code, telephone number you can be reached for potential prize-winning notifications (including area code), date of birth and email address. Then, mail your completed 3″ x 5″ card to: “DolEx & Banco Guayaquil Mother’s Month Sweepstakes”, 1595 Peachtree Parkway, Suite 204-266, Cumming, GA 30041. Mail entries must be postmarked by May 31, 2022, and received by June 3, 2022, to be considered eligible. Limit of twenty-five (25) envelopes per Entrant. Each envelope is considered one (1) entry into this Sweepstakes. Multiple entries submitted by a single Entrant in the same envelope or exceeding the entry limit above will not be considered eligible. Entries submitted or completed by anyone other than the Entrant are void. No mechanical reproductions will be accepted. Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries for Entries. All entries submitted by mail become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, or damaged mailed entries.
Regardless of the method(s) of entry used to participate in this Sweepstakes, either Money Transfer, the AMOE or a combination of the two (2) entry methods, the maximum number of entries allowed per Entrant is twenty-five (25). In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the Authorized Account Holder (defined below) of the email address associated with the DolEx account (if the entry was received via Money Transfer) or the e-mail address connected with the email account submitted via the AMOE postcard. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. An Entrant may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the Entrant is the Authorized Account Holder of the email address associated with the entry. Any attempt by any Entrant to enter this Sweepstakes using multiple/different accounts or any other methods may void the Entrant’s entries and may result in disqualification, at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Use of any automated system to participate in the Sweepstakes is prohibited and may result in disqualification. The Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for any entry that is lost, late, misdirected or undeliverable, whether due to system errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operation or transmissions or any other reason, theft or destruction or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunication malfunctions, entries not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, technical malfunctions, or otherwise. Late entries or entries sent via any other method than those stated above will not be accepted.
WINNING/NOTIFICATION: On or about June 6, 2022, one (1) grand prize winner (the “Grand Prize Winner”), two (2) second prize winners (each, a “Second Prize Winner), three (3) third prize winners (each, a “Third Prize Winner) and four (4) fourth prize winners (each, a “Fourth Prize Winner), will be selected from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The random drawing will be conducted by the Sponsor whose decisions are based upon their sole discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules and are final and binding in all respects. Odds of being selected as a prize winner are dependent upon the total number of entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The potential prize winners will be notified by the Sponsor via email within one (1) to three (3) business days from the date in which the random drawing takes place. Potential prize winners will be required to complete the prize claims and verification process as further described in the “PRIZE CLAIMS” section below. Sponsor will only make two (2) attempts to reach a potential prize winner via telephone giving prize winner seventy-two (72) hours to respond for each attempt. Potential prize-winning notifications will not be left on answering machines. In the event the Sponsor cannot reach a potential prize winner after two (2) attempts have been made by telephone, the original potential prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate prize winner (selected randomly as outlined above) will be notified until all prize winners are confirmed). Prize Winners consent (and agree to sign any additional documents required by Sponsor, to formalize, effect or perfect such consent, except where prohibited by law) for Sponsor and those acting under their authority, to use his/her name, likeness (photograph and/or video), biographical information, and voice in advertising/publicity/trade without territorial or time limitations and without compensation, notice or approval; and, the prize winners disclaim any ownership rights of such advertising/publicity/trade material.
PRIZES: The total approximate retail value (“ARV”) of all prizes to be awarded in this Sweepstakes is $4,000. The prizes are broken down as follows:
Grand Prize: The Grand Prize Winner will receive one (1) prize of $1,000 cash, awarded in the form of a check (the “Grand Prize”). The ARV of the Grand Prize is $2,000. Only one (1) Grand Prize will be awarded in this Sweepstakes.
Second Prizes: Each Second Prize winner will receive one (1) $500 cash prize, awarded in the form of a check (each, a “Second Prize”). The ARV of each second prize is $500. A total of four (2) second prizes will be awarded in this drawing. The total ARV of all second prizes to be awarded is $1,000.
Third Prizes: Each Third Prize winner will receive one (1) $250 cash prize, awarded in the form of a check (each a “Third Prize”). The ARV of each Second Prize is $250. A total of four (4) third Prizes will be awarded in this drawing. The total ARV of all Third Prizes to be awarded is $1,000.
Fourth Prizes: Each Fourth Prize winner will receive one (1) $100 cash prize, awarded in the form of a check (each a “Fourth Prize”). The ARV of each Fourth Prize is $100. A total of four (10) fourth prizes will be awarded in this drawing. The total ARV of all third prizes to be awarded is $1,000.
Prize winners cannot assign or transfer the prize to another person. No prize substitution or cash alternative allowed except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize (or any portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value, in their sole discretion. The value associated with the prizes are taxable as income and the prize winners are each solely responsible for any taxes, including, but not limited to, all applicable federal, state and local taxes that become due with respect to the value of the prize received and the tax year for which the prize is awarded. The Sponsor, or a third party acting on its behalf, is required to report the value of the prize to the Internal Revenue Service in the year the prize is received by a prize winner; and the value of the prize will be reported to the prize winner and the Internal Revenue Service in the form of a Form 1099 and/or other applicable tax forms. There is a limit of one (1) prize per person/household. Except as otherwise set forth herein, all prizes will be awarded.
PRIZE CLAIMS: Except where prohibited, each potential prize winner will be required to complete, execute, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (the “Release”) and an IRS Form W-9 (“W-9 Form”) and any other documents required by Sponsor, (collectively, the “Required Documents”) within seven (7) days or less from receipt of Notification from the Sponsor by email. If a potential prize winner fails to return the Required Documents within the time period required, or if the email is returned as undeliverable, such potential prize winner forfeits his/her right to the prize and an alternate will be notified as outlined in the “WINNING/NOTIFICATION” section above, even if the disqualified potential prize winner’s name may have been publicly announced. Potential prize winners must each report income to the IRS. In the event it is deemed during the verification process that a potential prize winner does not have a unique, personal, and valid social security number/ITIN for Sponsor to report the tax liability associated with acceptance of the prize, such potential prize winner will be disqualified, and an alternate will be notified as outlined above. Valid social security numbers/ITINs will be determined by IRS requirements. If it is determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, that a potential prize winner is not eligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, the potential prize winner forfeits his/her right to the prize and an alternate will be notified as outlined in the “WINNING/NOTIFICATION” section above, even if the disqualified potential prize winner’s name may have been publicly announced. In the event a potential prize winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor/Independent Administrator shall have no liability or obligation to such individual.
GENERAL RULES OF PARTICIPATION: By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants and prize winners [a] release each and all of the Sweepstakes Entities, from any and all liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described) with respect to or arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes, and/or the receipt or use/misuse of the prize awarded, including, without limitation, liability for personal injury, death or property damage; and [b] agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final in all respects and not subject to appeal. Sponsor reserves the right permanently to disqualify from this Sweepstakes any Entrant or prize winner it believes has violated these Official Rules. Sponsor may prohibit an Entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrants, Sponsor, or Sweepstakes Entities. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not able to be conducted as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and select the prize winners in a fair and equitable manner consistent with these Official Rules. Notification of such action will be provided on the Website. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Entrant’s covenant not to sue any Sweepstakes Entity or cause them to be sued regarding any matter released above; and further covenant not to disaffirm, limit or rescind any releases. A waiver by one or more of the Sweepstakes Entities of any term in these Official Rules does not constitute a waiver of any other provision. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. SPONSOR’S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THESE PROVISIONS.
NO LIABILITY: By participating, Entrants and prize winners each agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, and the Sweepstakes Entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any claims made by a prize winner, Entrants, or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of this Sweepstakes as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from receipt, acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize; participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity; or participation in this Sweepstakes.
DISPUTES: Entrants agree that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or a prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Texas. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, an Entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of Texas or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Texas.
WINNER’S LIST REQUEST: For the name of the prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, please submit a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 30, 2022, to “DolEx 2022 Mother’s Month Sweepstakes“ at 1595 Peachtree Parkway, Suite 204-266, Cumming, GA 30041
SPONSOR: DolEx Dollar Express, Inc., 701 Highlander Blvd., Suite 300, Arlington, TX 76015
This Sweepstakes shall not be published without permission of the Sponsor