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Rating and Review Sweepstakes 2020-2021
Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.


1. Eligibility: Rating and Review Sweepstakes 2020-2021 (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Gap, Inc., Merkle Inc., and their parent and affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules. Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

2. Sponsor: Gap Inc., 2 Folsom St., San Francisco, CA 94105. Administrator: Merkle Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075.

3. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on October 1, 2020 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET"), ends on September 30, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the "Promotion Period") and consists of twelve (12) "Monthly Entry Periods", as set forth in the chart below:

Monthly Entry Period

Start Date
(at 12:00 a.m. ET)

End Date
(at 11:59 p.m. ET)

Mail-in Postmark Date

Mail-in Receipt Date

Approximate
Drawing Date

October

October 1, 2020

October 31, 2020

October 31, 2020

November 9, 2020

November 12, 2020

November

November 1, 2020

November 30, 2020

November 30, 2020

December 7, 2020

December 10, 2020

December

December 1, 2020

December 31, 2020

December 31, 2020

January 8, 2021

January 13, 2021

January

January 1, 2021

January 31, 2021

February 1, 2021

February 8, 2021

February 11 2021

February

February 1, 2021

February 28, 2021

March 1, 2021

March 8, 2021

March 11, 2021

March

March 1, 2021

March 31, 2021

April 7, 2021

April 12, 2021

April

April 1, 2021

April 30, 2021

April 30, 2021

May 7, 2021

May 12, 2021

May

May 1, 2021

May 31, 2021

June 1, 2021

June 8, 2021

June 11, 2021

June

June 1, 2021

June 30, 2021

June 30, 2021

July 8, 2021

July 13, 2021

July

July 1, 2021

July 31, 2021

July 31, 2021

August 9, 2021

August 12, 2021

August

August 1, 2021

August 31, 2021

August 31, 2021

September 8, 2021

September 13, 2021

September

September 1, 2021

September 30, 2021

September 30, 2021

October 7, 2021

October 12, 2021

Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.

4. How to Enter: There are two (2) ways to enter:

(a) Complete an Online Product Review : Follow the hyperlink provided in any Gap, Banana Republic, and/or Athleta brand email inviting you to complete a product review through the product review portal on each brand’s website, and complete a qualifying review for at least one (1) product. Only reviews posted using the hyperlink provided in a Gap, Banana Republic, and/or Athleta brand email inviting you to complete a product review will qualify. Any product review posted through other means, including but not limited to, posting a product review directly from a product page without following the hyperlink provided from the initial email, or submitting comments through the “feedback” portal operated by Opinionlab on any brand website, will not qualify.
In addition, to receive a Sweepstake entry, the content of the review must be (a) relevant to the product it is submitted for, (b) contain your honest feedback, (c) contain the badge “sweepstakes entry” (which should be automatically added when you follow the proper hyperlink to make the review), and (d) posted within the Promotion Period. There is no requirement that the rating or review be a positive endorsement. For each qualifying review you post, you will receive one (1) entry into the applicable Monthly Entry Period drawing.

(b) To enter without making a purchase or writing a review, hand print your name, address, day and evening phone numbers, valid email address, and date of birth on a 3" x 5" piece of paper and mail it in an envelope with proper postage to “Rating & Review Sweepstakes 2020-2021,” c/o Merkle Inc., P.O. Box 5011, Department 845792, Kalamazoo, MI 49003-5011. You will receive one (1) entry into the applicable Monthly Entry Period drawing for each envelope received. All mail-in entries must be handwritten and must be postmarked by and received by the dates listed in the chart in Section 3 above to receive an entry for the applicable Monthly Entry Period. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned. Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, misdirected or postage-due entries, which will be disqualified.

Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder.

5. Drawings: Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Administrator will randomly select the potential Sweepstakes winners from all eligible entries received during each Monthly Entry Period, on or around the dates set forth in the chart in Section 3 above. Entries from one Monthly Entry Period will not carry-over into subsequent Entry Periods. The potential winners will be notified by email with the prize code on or around the 19th day of each month. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, or the prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner is disqualified and forfeits his/her prize. Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. In the event that a potential winner forfeits the prize or is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled within one month after the conclusion of each Entry Period.

6. Prizes: TWELVE (12) PRIZES (1 prize awarded each Monthly Entry Period) : Winner will receive one (1) Gap Inc. eGiftCard valued at two hundred dollars ($200.00). The eGiftCard will be delivered directly to the winner’s email address used to enter.

This gift card is issued by Direct Consumer Services, LLC, a California limited liability company. Gift cards may be redeemed for merchandise in-store and online at any Gap Inc. brand, excluding INTERMIX and Janie & Jack. Purchases will be deducted from this gift card until the value reaches zero. May not be used or redeemed with certain promotional offers and may not be applied as payment on any account. Additional value may be added at any Gap Inc. location, excluding INTERMIX and Janie & Jack. Redeemable for cash when the balance is less than $5 or as required by law. Restricted to use in the USA, Puerto Rico and Canada. For balance inquiries or to report a lost or stolen gift card call 1-866-472-2139. No replacement cards will be issued without original receipt.

For All Prizes : Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries during the applicable Monthly Entry Period. Limit : One (1) prize per person.

7. Release: By receipt of any prize, winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.

8. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes each winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

9. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, if any fraud, technical failures, human error, or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, or any event or cause beyond Sponsor’s control (e.g. events such as natural calamities, national emergencies, wide spread illnesses, declarations of war, acts of God, acts of terrorism) interferes with any aspect of the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to fulfillment of the prize(s), as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance and may modify the prizes offered herein. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, 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. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

10. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, if it is possible. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

11. Disputes: : Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (Southern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in Oakland County, Michigan; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.

12. Entrant's Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy: https://www.gapinc.com/en-us/consumer-privacy-policy?mlink=5058,16926950,CS_Footer_PrivacyPolicy&clink=16926950 .

13. Winner List: For a winner list, visit https://bit.ly/3coHz2T. The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.


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