Rules of Monthly Sweepstakes
International Restaurant Services, Inc. Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes (the “Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes”)
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. COMPLETION OF A SURVEY IS ALSO NOT REQUIRED TO ENTER. A PURCHASE OR COMPLETION OF A SURVEY WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
ARE ELIGIBLE TO ENTER THIS PROMOTION/SWEEPSTAKES ALL PERSONS OLDER THAN (TWENTY-ONE 21) YEARS OF AGE AND LEGAL RESIDENTS OF PUERTO RICO.
THIS PROMOTION/SWEEPSTAKES IS LIMITED TO THE GEOGRAPHICAL AREA OF PUERTO RICO AND IS SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE LAWS AND REGULATIONS.
ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO ENTER EMPLOYEES OF THE SPONSOR (INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT SERVICES, INC.), ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND SUPPLIERS IN PUERTO RICO, ITS ADVERTISING AGENCIES OR PUBLIC RELATIONS, AS WELL AS ALL ENTITIES RELATED TO THE DEVELOPMENT, AGENCIES OF PRODUCTION OR DISTRIBUTION OF MATERIALS FOR THIS PROMOTION/SWEEPSTAKES AND/OR THEIR RELATIVES UP TO THE FOURTH DEGREE OF CONSANGUINITY OR THE SECOND DEGREE OF AFFINITY, AS WELL AS ANY PERSON THAT RESIDING WITH THEM.
Sponsor and Administrator
The Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes Sponsor (hereinafter referred to as the “Sponsor”) is: International Restaurant Services, Inc.: Amelia Dist. Ctr 23 Ema St Guaynabo, Puerto Rico 00968; (787) 273-3131.
The Survey and Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes Administrator (hereinafter referred to as the “Administrator”) is: Empathica Inc. 2121 Argentia Rd., Suite 200, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, L5N 2X4.
Administrator’s responsibility is limited only to conduct the participations surveys and provide the “Sponsor” the respective data of entries for the Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes. The responsibility for conducting the sweepstakes monthly winner selection by random drawing is exclusively of the “Sponsor”.
One (1) monthly Prize of gift certificates and/or card to eat at any of the Chili’s restaurants in Puerto Rico, total value of one hundred dollars ($100.00) The Prizes will be available in the office of the sponsor, from the date of each of their respective random drawings.
The prizes are neither transferable nor redeemable in cash and must be accepted as awarded. All taxes, government charges, rates, personal expenses such as ground transportation or any other expenses not specified in these rules are the responsibility of the winner. If the Winning person does not consume all of one hundred dollars ($100.00) of the gift certificate, no credit will be granted and the remaining amount not consumed shall be deemed waived and forfeited.
The Promotion/Sweepstakes “Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes” begins on July 1st, 2020 and ends on December 31th, 2020.
How To Enter
There will be six (6) distinct and separate monthly drawings to be carried out, one (1) by each month while the duration of the promotion/sweepstakes and for which are used all the eligible participation, starting at 12:00:00 a.m. Eastern time (“ET”) on the first day of each month and end at 11:59:59 p.m. ET that same month, (hereinafter the “Period of the Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes”). The first Period of the Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes will begin at 12:00:00 am ET on the first day of July, 2020 (hereinafter “Beginning of Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes”), and the last Period will end at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on the last day of December, 2020. (hereinafter “End of Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes”).
To enter by completing a survey, you must be invited in one of the Chili’s restaurants of Puerto Rico, by being given a survey response card at a participating location, by receiving an invitation on a cash register receipt at a participating location of the Sponsor or by receiving an electronic or email-based invitation from the Sponsor (together the “Invitation”). You must comply with any and all Sponsor’s specific rules and regulations as outlined on the survey invitation (example: time to complete survey restrictions).
To complete the survey, go online to the URL provided on your Invitation (the “Website”), enter the receipt/certificate identifier found on your Invitation (if applicable) then complete the required survey questions. All areas marked with an asterisk (“*”) must be filled out prior to submitting your survey.
No purchase or survey completion is required to enter or win.
Free method of entry: To enter by mail, with no purchase necessary and without completing a survey, please hand-write the following sentence “Please enter me in the Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes for a chance to win the Monthly Prize (1)” on a sheet of paper on which you have hand-printed your first name, last name, home telephone number, full address (no PO Boxes accepted), email address, and the name of the Sponsor and mail it in a separate envelope with sufficient postage to:
[Enter Month/Year] Mail-In Entry CHILI’S® – PUERTO RICO MONTHLY SWEEPSTAKES, International Restaurant Services, Inc.: Amelia Dist. Ctr 23 Ema St. Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, 00968.
Each survey completed on the Website and mail-in entry shall receive one (1) entry to the draw. Each mail-in entry will be entered in the draw for the Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes Period for the day on which the mail-in entry is received. Unselected entries will not be eligible for subsequent draws.
All surveys and information become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Postal, post and/or ZIP codes will be used by the Sponsor for customer mapping purposes. In the event of a dispute, the entrant will be the person whose name was entered in the appropriate area within the survey.
For the purposes of the Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes, each unique receipt/certificate identifier (where applicable) is restricted to a maximum of one (1) Sponsor’s survey completion (or mail-in entry) per month.
All entries must be received by the Sponsor on or before the Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes End to be eligible for a prize in that Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes Period. Any mail-in entries post-marked on or before the Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes End, but not received before the Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes End, will be included in a subsequent Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes, if offered, and is similar or applicable. Any mail-in entries not post-marked on or before the Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes End will be ineligible.
Winner Selection, Notification and Claim of the Monthly Prize
Random drawings for the Monthly Prizes will be held monthly to select one (1) winner and five (5) alternate winners at the office of the Sponsor in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. The random drawings for the Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes will take place and will be witnessed by Notary Public on the eighth (8th) day following the “Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes End”. If the eighth (8th) day following the “Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes End” were a Saturday, Sunday and or a holiday, then the drawing will take place on the following business day. One (1) winner and five (5) alternate winners will be selected in each random drawing. If a selected entrant chooses not to accept the prize, or is otherwise disqualified from winning the prize, the prize will be deemed to be forfeited and will be awarded to one of the five (5) selected alternate winners, which will be called to claim the prize in the strict order in which were selected at the time of their corresponding monthly drawing.
The potential winners will be notified by the Consulting and Marketing Agency designated by the Administrator, Clever Gap, Inc., Telephone: (939)-272-4339, email@example.com, , PO BOX: PMB 448, 405 Ave. Esmeralda, Suite 2, Guaynabo, PR, 00969 (hereinafter “the Agency”) by telephone call and / or text messages and / or email, within ten (10) calendar days of the selection of winners (hereinafter the “Initial Contact”). Each winner must complete and sign a declaration of eligibility, release of responsibility and acceptance of the prize, before being delivered / sent by certified mail. Said agreements for the release and acceptance of prizes will be provided by the Agency and returned by email, signed and accompanied by a copy of identification with a portrait and signature confirming your identity and age, issued by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or United States Passport, valid at the time of claiming a prize and any other document required by them. The notified participant must respond by phone or email within five (5) business days of the Initial Contact and provide all the information required (e.g. names, last names, surnames, email, physical and / or postal addresses, date of birth, etc.) and return a signed the aforementioned declaration of eligibility, release of responsibility and acceptance of prize, within five (5) business days following receipt. Once the aforementioned, information and signed declaration have been received, the Agency will communicate again to let you know the date and number of the certified mail receipt of the shipment of your prize. If the selected participant i) cannot be contacted by phone and / or text message and / or email within ten (10) days from the Initial Contact, ii) does not return the signed declaration of eligibility and release of responsibility within of the assigned period, iii) does not use his/her legal name in the survey, consent, and declaration form of eligibility and release of liability or, iv) does not provide a valid postal address for the delivery of his/her prize by certified mail, v) does not comply with any of the Chili’s®- Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes Rules, that participant will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be notified. All prize taxes are the responsibility of the winner.
Authorization: Each winner grants the Sponsor the right to use, publish and advertise the winner’s name, address (city), voice, image, and photographs in any and all media, including Internet, radio, television, “billboards”, among others, without payment or compensation and winner agrees to ratify said authorization by subscribing the above referenced releases. By entering into this Promotion/Sweepstakes, entrants accept to be bound by all the terms and conditions of these official rules, and that all decisions by Sponsor and the Notary Public shall be final and binding. Failure to comply with these rules by any winner will be cause for disqualification, and an alternate winner will be selected. All entries become sponsor’s property and will not be returned. By participating, all entrants agree to the use of their entries by the Sponsor and its agents for promotional and commercial purposes without payment or compensation. The names of the participants will not be published without prior notification.
Chances of Winning
The chances of winning the prizes depend on the number of eligible entries received for each Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes Period and the time at which the entries are received.
By entering, contestants agree to abide by these Official Rules and all decisions of the Sponsor will be final and binding on all entrants. These Official Rules shall be governed by and interpreted by the laws of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Any disputes shall be exclusively submitted to the courts in The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
By entering, entrants agree that the Sponsor, Chili’s restaurants in Puerto Rico and all other entities related to this Promotion/Sweepstakes shall not bear any liability for (a) entries which are lost, postage-due, stolen, illegible, incomplete (or otherwise improperly completed), delayed or destroyed (including, in the case of on-line entries, as a result of failure of the website or technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet), (b) the loss, theft or misuse of the prize, or (c) any property damage or, except where prohibited by law, personal injury in any way attributable to this Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes or the prize (including, in the case of on-line entries, injury or damage to any telephone network or lines, on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software) or resulting from downloading any material from the Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes website.
No correspondence will be entered into except with the selected entrant who qualifies to win a prize. By entering, a winner grants the Sponsor the right to use the winner’s name, address, comments and/or likeness, without further compensation, in any advertising or publicity. All entries become the property of the Sponsor who assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected entries or for any failure of the website, for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any entry to be received by the Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from playing or down loading any material in the promotion. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations, to cancel, modify or suspend the entry form download portion of this Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes should a virus, bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor corrupt the security or proper administration of the Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation, termination or suspension, at its discretion, Sponsor shall select winner from eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to event requiring such cancellation, termination or suspension.
Any attempt to deliberately damage any web site or to undermine the legitimate operation of this promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.
Surveys obtained through fraudulent means or through an abuse of the Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes or any surveys that are in any way tampered with, forged, mutilated, illegible, incomplete or mechanically reproduced may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.
In the event that, due to a printing, production or other error, more than the advertised number of prizes is claimed, there will be a random draw conducted amongst all eligible prize claimants to award the correct number of prizes after the Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes End.
Subject to applicable regulations, the Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, change the start and end dates of the Chili’s® – Puerto Rico Monthly Sweepstakes, modify these rules, its conditions and the prizes offered in case of: unforeseeable circumstances, force majeure, order of public authority, “Acts of God”, pandemics such as the current “Pandemic COVID -19”, or any other beyond their control or through no fault of their own, make it necessary.
This Official Rules will be posted online at https://chilispr.com/reglas-del-sorteo-mensual/.