No Purchase or Payment Necessary to Enter or Win. A Purchase or Payment Will Not Increase Your Chances of Winning. PIN-based Debit and International and Mastercard Corporate Transactions Not Eligible For Automatic Entry. Entrants waive the ability to bring claims in a class action format.
For the purpose of this Sweeps: (1) all entries, whether submitted by using an eligible Mastercard (“Card”) as described below or by alternate means of entry, have an equal chance of winning; and (2) Mastercard use includes purchase transactions initiated by Mastercard consumer debit, credit, and small business cards, as described below. This Sweeps may be canceled or postponed by Sponsor, at any time, in its sole discretion, due to the ongoing pandemic (e.g., Coronavirus/COVID-19).
Eligibility: The Mastercard NYC Restaurant Week® Sweepstakes (“Sweeps”) is open only to individuals who are Mastercard cardholders prior to 7/7/21, who are physically located and legal permanent residents of the fifty (50) U.S. (including D.C.), and who have reached the legal age of majority (which is eighteen (18) in most states, but is nineteen (19) in Alabama and Nebraska and twenty-one (21) in Mississippi) in their state or jurisdiction of residence prior to date/time of entry. Void in Guam, Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law. Employees, officers and directors of Mastercard International Incorporated (“Mastercard” or “Sponsor”); Mastercard customer financial institutions, credit unions, alliances, processors (collectively, “Mastercard FI”); American Airlines, Inc. (“American Airlines”); NYC and Company, Inc. (“NYC & Company”); teamDigital Promotions, Inc. (“Administrator”); and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, distributors, subsidiaries, prize providers, advertising/promotion agencies and their immediate family members (i.e., spouses, parents, children, grandchildren, and siblings and their respective spouses) and/or those living in the same household of any of the foregoing are not eligible to enter or win a prize in this Sweeps. Sponsor, Mastercard FI, American Airlines, NYC & Company, Administrator, and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, distributors, subsidiaries, prize providers and advertising/promotion agencies are each a “Released Party” and shall hereinafter collectively be referred to as the “Released Parties”.
Promotion Period: Promotion begins at 12:00:01AM Central Time (“CT”) on 7/7/21 and ends at 11:59:59PM CT on 8/15/21 (“Promo Period” or “Registration Period”).
How to Enter the Sweeps by registering and using your Card: To enter the Sweeps using your Card, Mastercard cardholders must do both of the following:
1. Register for the NYC Restaurant Week promotion at: www.dinewithmc.com during the Registration Period. You must enter the following information as a part of your registration: First Name, Last Name, Email Address and Mastercard Card Number. You must first register your Card prior to making an eligible signature-based purchase transaction at a participating restaurant.
2. Make a signature-purchase transaction of at least $39.00 at a participating restaurant beginning 12:00:01AM CT on 7/19/21 and ending at 11:59:59PM CT on 8/15/21 (“Sweeps Period”). A list of all participating NYC Restaurant Week restaurants can be found here: www.nycgo.com/restaurant-week.
Purchase transactions involving account adjustment transactions/returns, PIN-based debit and international transactions, late payment fees, overdraft transactions, over-limit or over-draft fees, return check fees, check re-order fees, ATM transactions or fees, cash advances or other transactions requiring a PIN for completion, monthly/annual fees, balance transfers and/or other fees assessed on your account are not eligible for automatic Sweeps entry. Entries from international cards, unauthorized card use or those made with lost, stolen or fraudulent cards, or from transactions that require a PIN for completion (e.g., cash advances), are void. Only purchase transactions made with an eligible Card for an account that is in good standing (both at time of entry and winner selection) and issued by Sponsor to an identifiable Card holder (as set forth herein) and that are processed and submitted through Sponsor’s U.S. transaction processing system during the Sweeps Period are eligible for automatic entry; or
Enter the Sweeps by mail without making a purchase – to receive one (1) entry, hand print your full name, complete mailing address, telephone number, date of birth, the first six (6) digits of your Card number, and the words “Mastercard NYC Restaurant Week Sweepstakes” on a plain 3” x 5” piece of paper and mailing it in a sealed, stamped and hand printed #10 envelope to: Mastercard NYC Restaurant Week Sweepstakes, 211 Greenwood Ave. 2-2, Promo 514, Bethel, CT 06801. Each entry must be mailed separately and postmarked by 8/16/21 and must be received by 8/23/21. Limit of five (5) entries per eligible consumer during the Promo Period, regardless of entry method. No photocopied, computer generated facsimiles, mechanically reproduced, or mass entries permitted. All entries become property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, incomplete, illegible, late, misdirected, delayed, garbled, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, postage-due, or mutilated entries or mail; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, 3rd party transaction classification, transaction processing, or communication; technical or mechanical malfunctions; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines, or telephone systems; errors in these “Official Rules”, in any Sweeps-related advertisements or other materials; human-processing error; failures of electronic equipment, computer hardware or software; or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by equipment, programming used in this Sweeps, human error, or otherwise. Use of any device to automate or subvert entry is prohibited and any entries received by such means will be void. No software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated entries are permitted, and any entries received by such means will be void. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all entries of an entrant who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweeps.
Prizes: Three (3) Grand Prizes will be awarded in this Sweeps. Federal, state, and local taxes and all other expenses not specified herein are each winner’s sole responsibility. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the prizes is based on available information provided to Sponsor and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Each winner may be required to provide Sponsor with a valid social security number before the prizes will be awarded for tax reporting purposes. An IRS Form 1099 may be issued in the name of each winner for the actual value of the prizes received. The Released Parties are not responsible for and will not replace any lost, mutilated or stolen prize(s) or any prize that is undeliverable or does not reach a winner because of an incorrect or changed address. If a winner does not accept or use the entire prize, the unaccepted or unused part of the prize will be forfeited, and the Released Parties will have no further obligation with respect to that prize or portion of the prize. Unclaimed prizes will be forfeited. Limit one (1) prize per person, immediate family member or household for this Sweeps.
Three (3) Grand Prizes: Each Grand Prize winner will receive two-hundred thousand (200,000) American Airlines AAdvantage® Miles (ARV of each Grand Prize = $5,900.).
TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZES AWARDED IN THIS SWEEPS: $17,700.
Miles Terms and Conditions: American Airlines AAdvantage® Miles (“Miles”) will be deposited into winners’ American Airlines AAdvantage® program account approximately four (4) weeks after winner verification. Each winner must be an American Airlines AAdvantage® member or join the AAdvantage® program in order to receive the miles. If a winner is not an AAdvantage® member, they may join at no cost online at www.aa.com and click on AAdvantage® or by calling the AAdvantage® membership desk at 1-800-882-8880. Blackout dates may apply to future travel on American Airlines flights. Winners can unsubscribe from the American Airlines AAdvantage® program following redemption of all awarded miles. If AAdvantage® miles are redeemed for air transportation, the winner is responsible for the full cost of transportation to and from their departure and arrival city. Winners are responsible for any and all applicable fees, service charges, surcharges or passenger facility charges and all insurance costs, federal, state, local and foreign taxes, if any, gratuities, meals, incidentals and any other unspecified expenses associated with acceptance or use of the Miles prize. AAdvantage® flight awards are subject to, and the passenger is responsible for, the September 11th Security Fee of $5.60 per one-way trip, per passenger, applicable departure taxes, federal inspection fees, passenger facility charges of up to $18.00, depending on itinerary, and any other taxes and fees imposed by a government entity (U.S. or foreign) of up to $240 based on destination; total may vary slightly based upon currency exchange rate at time of purchase, as well as any fees or surcharges (including fuel surcharges) imposed by the carrier. U.S. government excise tax is a user tax to pay for airport construction and airway safety and operations. If ticketing is less than twenty-one (21) days prior to departure, a $75.00 expedite charge will apply (waived for AAdvantage® Executive Platinum, AAdvantage® Platinum and AAdvantage® Gold members using miles from their account). A ticketing service charge of up to $40.00 will apply when ticketing via Reservations, American Airlines Travel Center or an Airport Ticket Office. (The ticketing service charge is waived for involuntary changes, reissued tickets, AAdvantage® award tickets issued within twenty-one (21) days of travel and an expedite charge has been collected, AAirpass® tickets, Government/military fare tickets, and prepaid tickets.) Some of these taxes, fees and other amounts may be due upon booking/ticketing the AAdvantage® award travel. American Airlines AAdvantage® miles awarded in this Sweeps will not count toward elite status qualification, AAdvantage Million MilerSM status or any other promotional benefit that American Airlines may offer in the AAdvantage® program. The credited miles may be redeemed in any manner consistent with the AAdvantage® program Terms and Conditions, which are subject to change at any time without notice and can be found at www.aa.com/aadvantage when you click on Program Details and then click on AAdvantage® Terms and Conditions. Determination of income tax liability on AAdvantage® travel awards is the responsibility of the winner. American Airlines may, among other things, (i) withdraw, limit, modify, or cancel any award; (ii) change program benefits, mileage levels, participant affiliations, conditions of participation, rules for earning, redeeming, retaining or forfeiting mileage credit, or rules for the use of travel awards; or (iii) add travel embargo dates, limit the number of seats available for award travel (including, but not limited to, allocating no seats on certain flights) or otherwise restrict the continued availability of travel awards or special offers. American Airlines reserves the right to change the AAdvantage® program and its terms and conditions at any time without notice, and to end the AAdvantage® program with six months’ notice. American Airlines may make any one or more of these changes at any time even though such changes may affect your ability to use the mileage credit or awards that you have already accumulated. AAdvantage® travel awards, accrued mileage credits and special offers are subject to government regulations. For complete AAdvantage® program details, visit www.aa.com/aadvantage. Sponsor is not responsible for any expense incurred as a consequence of a flight cancellation or flight delay for any trip booked with Miles. Travel booked with Miles is subject to availability and certain other restrictions, which are subject to change in the sole discretion of Sponsor.
Winner Selection: Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing by Administrator, whose decisions will be final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweeps, on or about 8/27/21 from among all eligible entries received. The potential winners will be notified by Administrator by telephone, email and/or mail (as selected by Administrator in its sole discretion). Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, the potential winners will be declared the official winners of the Sweeps. Prizes awarded to entries based on Card usage will be awarded to the primary Card holder on the account associated with the Card (as determined by Sponsor’s account records). Odds of winning will depend on the total number of entries received during the Promo Period.
Privacy: Your use of your Card to make a purchase during the Promo Period or your submission of a 3” x 5” mail-in entry constitutes your consent to participate in and enter this Sweeps and your consent for Sponsor and Administrator to obtain, use and transfer your name, Card number, email and mail, phone number and other information provided by you (collectively, “Sweeps Data”) for the purpose of administering this Sweeps, awarding the prizes and to comply with applicable legal requirements. For information regarding Sponsor’s privacy practices, please click here or visit https://www.mastercard.us/en-us/about-mastercard/what-we-do/privacy.html. Any information entrant provides to Sponsor or Administrator may be used to communicate with entrant in relation to this Sweeps or on a Sweeps winner’s list. For automatic entries through usage of Card, Sponsor (or Administrator on Sponsor’s behalf) may obtain the account holder’s personal contact information (name, mailing address, email address, phone number) in order to award prizes.
Sponsor may elect to send email marketing communications to its Cardholders or other email recipients in its database in connection with the Sweeps. You can, at any time and free of charge, choose not to receive any of those email communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link within the e-mail. Opting out of receiving email communications from Sponsor will not preclude a consumer from winning. Opting out of receiving marketing communications does not opt you out of receiving servicing/transactional emails related to your account with Sponsor.
Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of a prize constitutes each winner’s irrevocable consent to Released Parties, and each of their respective agents’, successors' and assigns' or other designee’s use of each winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, statement, opinions, biographical information, prize and state/city of residence for advertising and promotional and publicity purposes in any and all media or format, worldwide, in perpetuity, without any permission, notification, payment or consideration, except for the awarding of the prizes to the winners. You may be required to sign a document confirming your consent. Released Parties are not responsible for late, lost, stolen, illegible, incomplete, misdirected, delayed, garbled, damaged, inaccurate or undelivered emails, entries, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of Sweeps Data, defect/delay in transmission or communication, including, but not limited to, recording failures, or for telephonic, human or computer failures, problems or errors, interruptions in service leveraged to create an entry, whether due to system upgrades, repairs, modifications or other causes, defect or delay in transmission, connections, satellite, network, cable, Internet Service Provider (ISP), phones, phone lines or telephone systems, recording/filming systems, electronic equipment, computer hardware or software failures, inaccurate entry information, traffic congestion on the internet, technical or mechanical malfunctions, or other malfunctions, errors or delays, whether caused by equipment, programming, human error, acts of God or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweeps, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweeps, the processing of entries, Sweeps Data processing, the announcement of prizes and winners, the cancellation or postponement of the Sweeps, for any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer or other device relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweeps, or for printing, typographical, human
Miscellaneous: No transfer, assignment, cash redemption or substitution of a prize (or portion thereof) will be permitted, except by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, due to prize unavailability or other causes otherwise determined solely by Sponsor, and then for a prize (or applicable portion) of equal or greater value. Each winner may be required to notify Sponsor of prize acceptance by returning an executed and notarized Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release within three (3) days of issuance of notification or other time period determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. All winners may also be required to submit to a confidential background check to confirm eligibility and ensure the use of any such person in advertising, promotion or publicity, will not pose a security threat or bring Released Parties into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on Released Parties as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and, in such event, the prize may be forfeited. Non-compliance with any of the foregoing may result in disqualification and awarding of prize to an alternate winner, if time permits. If any prize or prize notification letter and/or email is returned as undeliverable or the prize is declined for any reason, winner will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate winner may be selected by random drawing from among all remaining entries. Should a potential winner decide to decline his/her prize for any reason whatsoever or not respond to the prize notification by the applicable response deadline, Sponsor (and, for the avoidance of doubt, the other Released Parties) shall have no further obligation to that potential winner and an alternate winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible Sweeps entries, if time permits. The Released Parties are not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in entrant’s email account to receive email messages. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and agree that Released Parties and each of their respective designees and assigns and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, agents, and the franchisees of any of them shall have no liability and entrant will defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any liability, loss, injury, or damage of any kind (including attorney’s fees) to any person or entity, including, without limitation, personal injury, death or damage to personal or real property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of: (i) entrant’s participation/entry into the Sweeps, (ii) any materials he or she may submit in connection herewith, (iii) the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize (or portion thereof) or participation in any activities associated with the Sweeps or any prize (or portion thereof) awarded in connection herewith; (iv) the Released Parties’ violation of rights of publicity or privacy, claims of defamation or portrayal in a false light or based on any claim of infringement of intellectual property; and (v) any typographical, human or other error in the printing, offering, selection, operation or announcement of any Sweeps activity and/or prize. The Released Parties are not responsible for the actions of entrants in connection with the Sweeps, including entrants’ attempts to circumvent the Official Rules or otherwise interfere with the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweeps. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all entries of an entrant who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of this Sweeps and to modify, suspend, and/or terminate this Sweeps (or portion thereof) should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweeps and, in the case of termination, at its discretion, select potential winners via a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received before the event that required such termination. In the event Sponsor or Administrator is prevented from continuing with the Sweeps by any event beyond its control, including, but not limited to, fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, communications or equipment failure, utility or service interruptions, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared), interference with the Sweeps by any party, or any federal, state, or local government law, order, or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s and/or Administrator’s control (each, a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Sweeps or prize. Sponsor and Administrator additionally reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion: (a) to modify, suspend or terminate the Sweeps should causes beyond Sponsor’s or Administrator’s control corrupt or interfere with the administration, integrity, operation, security or proper play of the Sweeps; or (b) to disqualify any entrant found to be, or suspected of: (i) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweeps; (ii) acting in violation of these Official Rules; or (iii) acting in an un-sportsmanlike manner. CAUTION: Any attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweeps is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor and the applicable Released Parties reserve the right to seek damages (including attorneys’ fees) and/or other remedies from any such person(s) responsible for the attempt to the fullest extent permitted by law. Released Parties make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any prize (or any portion thereof), and disclaim any implied warranty. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, entrants agree that the Released Parties: (a) maintain no control over the personnel, equipment or operation of any transportation company, hotel, manufacturer or other person or entity furnishing services, products or accommodations (“Suppliers”) as a part of the prizes provided in connection with the Sweeps; and (b) will not be responsible or liable for any injury, damage, loss, expense, accident, delay, inconvenience or other irregularity that may be caused or contributed to: (i) by the wrongful, negligent or unauthorized act or omission on the part of the Suppliers or any of their agents, servants, employees or independent contractors, (ii) by any defect in or failure of any vehicle, equipment, instrumentality, service or product that is owned, operated, furnished or otherwise used by any of those Suppliers, (iii) by the wrongful, negligent or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any other person or entity not an employee of the Released Parties, and (iv) by any cause, condition or event whatsoever beyond the control of the Released Parties. Sponsor’s or any other Released Party's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Except where prohibited by law, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweeps or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of New York. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweeps, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision of the Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions will remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. Entrants agree to waive any rights to claim ambiguity of these Official Rules. Headings are solely for convenience of reference and will not be deemed to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of the documents or any provision hereof. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweeps-related materials, and the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control and the discrepancy will be resolved in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.
Winners’ List: For the winners’ list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by 11/19/21 to: Mastercard NYC Restaurant Sweepstakes Winners’ List, 211 Greenwood Ave. 2-2, Promo 522, Bethel, CT 06801.
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The use of any non-Sponsor trademarks, service marks, logos, or other marks in connection with this Sweeps or any prize is not meant by Sponsor to imply the endorsement of the respective owner(s) of such marks, or any affiliation of the respective owner(s) of such marks with Sweeps advertisements or the Sweeps.
American Airlines, and AAdvantage are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.
© 2021 NYC & Company. “NYC Restaurant Week” words and logo are registered service marks of NYC & Company, Inc., and is the original and Official Restaurant Week.
Sponsor: Mastercard International Incorporated, 2000 Purchase Street, Purchase, NY 10577.
Administrator: teamDigital Promotions, Inc., 6 Berkshire Blvd., Bethel, CT 06801, www.teamDigital.com.