Sweepstakes/Instant Win Rules
TARGET SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2012 GUEST SURVEY ONLINE INSTANT WIN AND SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING.
This promotion consists of an online instant win game (the “Online Instant Win”) and a monthly sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) (collectively the
WHO CAN ENTER
: OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, AS OF DATE OF ENTRY. Employees,
officers and directors of Target Corporation and Ipsos Loyalty Inc., their respective parent, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies, advertising,
promotion, or production agencies, web masters/suppliers, and any other coordinating agencies involved in the development, implementation, and distribution
of the Promotion (the “Promotion Entities”) (and their IRS dependents, immediate family members [spouse, parents, children, siblings] and individuals
residing in the same household of each, whether or not related), are not eligible to participate. By participating, entrants (and entrant’s parent/legal
guardian if entrant is less than the age of majority in his/her state of primary residence) agree to these Official Rules. Void where prohibited.
This Promotion is sponsored by Target Corporation (“Sponsor”), and is administered by Ipsos Loyalty, Inc. (“Ipsos”).
The Promotion starts at 6:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”) on September 2, 2012 and ends on October 30, 2012 at
11:59 pm EDT (the “Promotion Period”)..
HOW TO ENTER:
During the Promotion Period, some cash register receipts at participating Target stores will direct you to visit www.informtarget.com (the
“Website”) and follow the online instructions to enter the User ID and Password (the “Code”) on the Website within seventy-two (72) hours of receiving the Code. The Code must be entered exactly as it appears on the cash register receipt. When the
Code is entered correctly and accepted, entrant will be required to verify he or she is 18 years of age or older before being allowed to complete the
online survey. Answers to the survey will not affect entrant's ability to participate or chances to win either the Online Instant Win or the Sweepstakes.
On completion of the survey, entrant must complete the Online Registration Form in its entirety, including his/her full name, complete physical address,
and daytime phone number and/or email address to receive any prize in either the Online Instant Win or the Sweepstakes.
Online Instant Win
: Random, computer-generated winning times, one for each prize listed below, will be generated during each calendar month of the Promotion Period. If you
are the first player to complete the survey (whose survey is properly received and recorded by Sponsor's computer) at or after one of the randomly
generated times, you will be a potential instant winner of the prize indicated (subject to verification). Entrants may only win the Online Instant Win a
maximum of one (1) time per month.
: All entrants who submit a valid Code and complete the survey and Online Registration Form will automatically receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes.
Online registration must be received and recorded by Ipsos’ computer by 11:59 pm EDT on September 30, 2012 to be eligible for the Online
Instant Win and the Sweepstakes’ drawing for September, or by 11:59 pm EDT on October 30, 2012 to be eligible for the Online Instant Win
and the Sweepstakes’ drawing for October (the “Monthly Deadlines”). Each Code may only be entered one (1) time during the Promotional Period and cannot be
re-used. KEEP YOUR ORIGINAL CASH REGISTER RECEIPT WITH USER ID AND PASSWORD FOR VERIFICATION PURPOSES.
To enter without making a purchase or completing a survey:
You will be emailed a link to enter the Online Instant Win and Sweepstakes within five (5) business days of receiving your information as follows: hand
print your primary e-mail address, your full name, mailing address, date of birth and daytime phone number on a 3x5 card and mail it in a first-class
stamped envelope to: September/October 2012 Guest Survey Online Instant Win and Sweepstakes, Ipsos Loyalty: Morris Corporate Center 2, One
Upper Pond Rd, Building D, Parsippany, NJ 07054 to be received at least five (5) business days before the relevant Monthly Deadline. All mailed entries
must have a valid email and return address. Entries without purchase are limited to one entry per person per month.
Promotion Entities are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, illegible, stolen, misdirected, misidentified, postage due or incomplete entries, for any
problems or technical or mechanical malfunction of any telephone systems, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment,
software, failure of any entry to be received by Ipsos on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or
inaccurate entry information, whether caused by equipment, programming used in this Promotion, human processing or otherwise, or any combination thereof.
Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
SWEEPSTAKES RANDOM DRAW:
On or about the 10th of each month during the Promotion Period, one (1) monthly winner will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received
for the previous month by Ipsos, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Non-winning monthly entries will NOT be
rolled over into subsequent monthly drawings. In order to be declared a winner, the potential winner must first sign an affidavit, to be administered by
e-mail or mail, and his/her entry must be verified by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to require proof of age and jurisdiction of residence prior to
awarding any prize. If a potential winner is a minor, the minor and his/her parent or legal guardian must sign an affidavit. The prize will be issued in
the parent or legal guardian’s name.
ONLINE INSTANT WIN:
For entrants receiving Codes from participating Target stores designated “Group A”, One-hundred-two (102) prizes in the form of a $25 Target GiftCard will be awarded per month to the first entry completed on or immediately after a randomly-selected time during the
Promotion Period, with six (6) Online Instant Win prizes per month awarded for each U.S. state in which entrants receive their Codes from
participating Target stores. For entrants receiving Codes from participating Target stores designated “Group B”, Fifty-one (51) prizes in
the form of a $50 Target GiftCard will be awarded per month to the first entry completed on or immediately after a randomly-selected time
during the Promotion Period, with three (3) Online Instant Win prizes per month awarded for each U.S. state in which entrants receive
their Codes from participating Target stores. Write-in entries will be randomly allocated to a state’s prize pool. The prize will be issued by mail in the
form of a Target GiftCard.
prize in the form of a $1,500 Target GiftCard will be awarded per month to the first entry selected in a random draw from among all
eligible entries, regardless of the participating Target store or U.S. state from which the Code was received. The prize will be issued by mail in the form
of a Target GiftCard.
Target GiftCard may be redeemed at any Target retail location or at Target.com. Target GiftCard can only be used for future purchases at Target retail
locations or for online purchases at Target.com but CANNOT be used to pay already established credit balances. Target GiftCard may be used to pay online
shipping charges, gift wrap, and/or taxes on purchases; and any remaining balance after any use will remain on the Target GiftCard. Expenses not stated are
solely the winner’s responsibility.
All prizes of the Online Instant Win and Sweepstakes are non-transferable and non-assignable. No cash alternative or substitution of prize(s) is permitted
except by Sponsor. Sponsor will make every reasonable effort to award all prizes. The odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries
received. Total approximate retail value of all prizes to be awarded in the Promotion during the entire Promotion Period is $13,200.
Winners of the Online Instant Win will be notified immediately online if they are a winner (subject to verification). Potential winner(s) of the
Sweepstakes will be notified by mail, email or phone within 48 hours of the draw, and may also be announced on www.informtarget.com using the entrant’s
first name and last initial, city and state. Potential winners of the Sweepstakes will be required to acknowledge by phone, or in writing his or her
receipt of notification of eligibility for prize and sign an affidavit and return it to Ipsos within ten (10) business days of the date on which it is sent
to potential winner for signing. If no response is received by Ipsos within ten (10) business days of notification, the prize will be forfeited and an
alternate winner may be selected in a random draw from the remaining eligible entries. If any potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if he/she has
not complied with these Official Rules or declines the prize for any reason prior to award, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate
winner may be selected.
: Promotion Entities are not responsible for any costs associated with claiming any prize. Winners are solely responsible for the reporting and payment of
any and all taxes, if any, that may result in claiming a prize in this Promotion.
Entries in any way tampered with, forged, mutilated, incomplete, illegible, photocopied or mechanically reproduced, or submitted by or through fraudulent
means, may be disqualified, in the sole discretion of Sponsor. This includes any entry that does not comply with these Official Rules in any respect.
Decisions of Sponsor are final on all matters of fact, interpretation, eligibility, procedure and fulfillment in respect to this Promotion. Sponsor
reserves the right at any time to suspend, modify or terminate this Promotion or to modify, amend, or supplement these rules, in its sole discretion,
subject to applicable law.
By participating in this Promotion, entrants who are selected consent to the use by Promotion Entities of their name, city, state, and photograph for any
lawful purpose, without further permission or compensation, except where prohibited by law. The winners agree to abide by and be bound by these Official
available at http://sites.target.com/site/en/spot/page.jsp?title=privacy_policy.
Sponsor reserves the right to request that any entrant forward the original cash register receipt with the original Code. Failure to comply with this
request within the time stated in the request may cause disqualification. The cash register receipt may be reviewed for authenticity. All submitted
materials become property of Sponsor, and will not be returned. Cash register receipts containing the Codes, and Codes themselves will be void if they
contain printing or other mechanical errors or are printed or produced in error or are otherwise irregular, or are not obtained through authorized,
legitimate channels, or if any part is defective, illegible, altered, duplicated, photocopied, reproduced, forged, counterfeited, defaced, mutilated or
tampered with in any way, or if they contain, or are the result of, printing, seeding, typographical, digital, electronic, mechanical or other errors. Cash
register receipts containing the Codes have no cash value, cannot be traded, sold, or bartered, and can only be used in a manner consistent with these
Promotion Entities are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or
computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind; (ii) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions; (iii) any condition
caused by events beyond the control of Promotion Entities that may cause this Promotion to be disrupted or corrupted; (iv) any injuries, losses, or damages
of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in this
Promotion; or (v) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with this Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right, in its discretion, to
suspend or cancel this Promotion at any time if a computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, or other technical problem of any sort
corrupts the administration, security, or proper play of this Promotion. Sponsor also reserves the right to disqualify, in its sole discretion, any person
tampering with the entry process, the operation of the Web site, or who is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Any attempt to damage the survey
site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, Promotion Entities
reserve the right to prosecute violators to the fullest extent allowable by law.
By participating in this Promotion, each participant agrees to release and hold harmless Promotion Entities from any and all losses, damages, rights,
claims and actions of any kind in connection with this Promotion or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use of any prize, including without
limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy.
Except where prohibited, participants (or, if a minor, the parent or legal guardian) agree that (1) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be
limited to actual out of pocket costs incurred in participation but in no event attorney’s fees; and (2) under no circumstances will a participant be
entitled to obtain awards for and participants hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other
than for actual out-of-pocket costs, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Except where prohibited, all issues and
questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Promotion Entities in
connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without regard for conflict of laws
doctrine. Should any term or provision of this paragraph or any other rule herein be concluded to be void, unenforceable or contrary to applicable law as
provided herein, such term or provision shall, but only to the extent necessary to bring the rule within the requirements of such law, be deemed to be
severed from the other terms and conditions; and the remainder of these Official Rules shall be given effect as if it had not included the severed item.
For a list of prize winners or for a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: September/October 2012 Guest Survey Online Instant Win and Sweepstakes, Ipsos Loyalty: Morris Corporate Center 2, One
Upper Pond Rd, Building D, Parsippany, NJ 07054, with a written request for the rules or winner list within one (1) year of the end of the Promotion
Period. (VT residents may omit return postage for rule requests)
This Promotion is subject to all Federal, State and local laws. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.