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Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Whopper® Loans (the "Promotion") begins at 9:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on May 23, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on June 6, 2019 (the “Promotion Period”). The Promotion contains a game of chance (“Sweepstakes”). The computer clock of the Sponsor (defined below) is the official time-keeping device in the Promotion.

  1. ELIGIBILITY: The Promotion is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States (excluding Puerto Rico) and the District of Columbia, who have existing post-secondary student loan debt in their name as of the start date of the Promotion Period and are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Employees, officers and directors of Burger King Corporation (“Sponsor”), Restaurant Brands International, Earnest, LLC, Realtime Media LLC (“Administrator”) and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, contest, fulfillment and marketing agencies, (collectively, “Promotion Parties”) their immediate families (parent, child, sibling & spouse and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same households as such individuals (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate in the Promotion. By participating, you agree to these Official Rules and to the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Void in any state not listed above and where prohibited by law, rule or regulation. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.


    THE PRIZES FOR THIS PROMOTION CONSIST OF PAYMENTS TOWARDS STUDENT LOAN DEBT HELD BY INSTITUTIONAL OR COMMERCIAL ENTITIES. UNLESS YOU HAVE POST- SECONDARY EDUCATION STUDENT LOAN DEBT YOU MAY NOT ENTER OR PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROMOTION.



  2. HOW TO ENTER THE PROMOTION: There are two (2) ways to enter:

    1. WITH PURCHASE THROUGH THE BK® MOBILE APP: To enter, access the Burger King® mobile Application (the “App”) and log into your account within the App during the Promotion Period. The App is available for free download from the App Store/Google Play store. Make a menu item purchase within the App. After making a purchase you will be prompted to provide your email address and Monthly Student Loan Payment. The in-app registration form will be shown only with user’s first purchase during the applicable Weekly Entry Period. Failure to fill in the registration form will invalidate your Entry. You may enter only once per Weekly Entry Period Upon completion of the registration form, you will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Weekly Drawing and one (1) entry for the Grand Prize Drawing (each a “Sweepstakes Entry”).

      RETURNING PLAYERS: Make a menu item purchase within the App during each Weekly Entry Period, to receive one (1) additional Sweepstakes Entry for the applicable Weekly Drawing and (1) entry into the Grand Prize Drawing.


    2. MAIL IN METHOD: To participate without purchase, hand-print your full name, full mailing address, email address, phone number, student loan monthly payment and student loan total balance) on a plain 3x5 inch paper. Mail your completed entry to Realtime Media, Attn: Whopper® Loans, 200 Four Falls Corporate Center, Suite 130, Conshohocken, PA 19428. Each entry must be mailed separately in a hand-addressed, stamped envelope. No photocopied or mechanically reproduced entries or mailing envelopes will be accepted. No responsibility is assumed for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, misdirected or postage-due entries. Entries must be received before the end of the Weekly Entry Period to be eligible for the corresponding Weekly Drawing. All eligible non-winning entries from each Weekly Drawing will be rolled into the next Weekly Drawing. Mail-in Entries must be postmarked no later than June 6, 2019 and received by June 12, 2019 to be eligible for the Grand Prize Drawing. Mailed-in Entries included in Weekly Drawings are also eligible for the Grand Prize Drawing. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. One (1) Sweepstakes Entry will be awarded for each valid mail-in Entry received.


    Limit of one (1) Sweepstakes Entry per person, per BK® App account (or per email address as applicable to mail in method of entry), per week throughout the Promotion Period regardless of method of Entry



  3. SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING/ODDS: The Sweepstakes will consist of two weekly drawings (each a “Weekly Drawing”) and one (1) Grand Prize Drawing.


    One Hundred fifty (150) Weekly Prizes will be awarded during each Weekly Drawing. The Weekly Entry Period will begin at a specified time (each a “Weekly Entry Period Start Time”) and will end at a specified time (each a “Weekly Entry Period End Time”) as detailed in the chart below and 150 winners will be selected in an electronic, randomized drawing. The Weekly Drawing will be conducted on or around the weekly drawing date (“Weekly Drawing Date”) specified in the chart below from among all eligible entries received during such Weekly Entry Period. Entries must be received before the end of the Weekly Entry Period to be eligible for the corresponding Weekly Drawing. All eligible non-winning entries from each Weekly Drawing will be rolled into the next Weekly Drawing.


    On or about June 13, 2019, there will be one (1) Grand Prize drawing (“Grand Prize Drawing”) conducted from among all eligible entries received for all Weekly Drawings during the entire Promotion Period. There will be a total of one (1) Grand Prize winner (defined below) selected at the end of the Promotion Period.


    Odds of winning a Weekly Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received as of the applicable Weekly Drawing Date and the odds of winning the Grand Prize Drawing depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Users who do not win a weekly prize in Week 1 will be automatically rolled over into Week 2 and will be eligible for the Week 2 drawing.


    Weekly Entry Period Weekly Entry Period Start Time Weekly Entry Period End Time Weekly Drawing Date Weekly Prizes
    1 05/23/19 at 09:00:00AM ET 05/30/19 at 11:59:59PM ET 05/31/19 150
    2 05/31/19 at 12:00:00AM ET 06/06/19 at 11:59:59PM ET 06/07/19 150


  4. WINNER NOTIFICATION: The potential prize winners will be notified by email and/or phone within three (3) business days of winner selection or as soon as reasonably practicable. Potential winners will have ten (10) days to respond to winning notification, request for student loan verification and/or any related documentation requested by Sponsor, before forfeiting their prize. In addition, the prospective Grand Prize Winner will be sent an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release via email. All requests for information must be responded to, and all forms must be completed, signed, notarized and returned to Administrator, within ten (10) days of date of request or issuance. Potential winner becomes the “Winner” only after required information or forms are received and eligibility verified by Sponsor. If a potential winner cannot be contacted within a reasonable time period, if the potential winner is ineligible, if any request for information or notification is returned undeliverable, or if the potential winner otherwise fails to fully comply with these Official Rules, he/she will forfeit that prize.



  5. PRIZES/PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Three Hundred and One (301) Prizes will be awarded during the Promotion.

    • Sweepstakes Grand Prize (1): One Grand Prize will be awarded, consisting of:

      • o Up to $100,000* paid towards the winner’s student loan balance. Method of payment to be determined at Sponsor’s discretion.
        *Payment to be made based upon winner’s verifiable and validated loan balance held by an institutional or commercial entity as of May 23 2019, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If your loan is less than $100,000 you will not receive difference in cash.


      The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Sweepstakes Grand Prize is $100,000.00


    • Sweepstakes Weekly Prizes (300): Three Hundred Weekly Prizes will be awarded, consisting of:

      • o Up to $500* be applied to winner’s monthly student loan debt service.
        *Based on amount stated on Registration Form; winner must validate/provide proof of monthly payment amounts made to institutional or commercial entities, as requested by Sponsor If your rmonthly loan payment is less than $500 you will not receive difference in cash.

      The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Sweepstakes Weekly Prize varies, but will not exceed $500.00

      The total ARV of all prizes is approximately $250,000.00


    PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Limit one (1) Weekly Drawing Promotion Prize per person/per household during the Promotion Period. All Sweepstakes Weekly Prize winners are eligible for Sweepstakes Grand Prize Drawing). No more than the stated number of prizes shall be awarded. The award of any Weekly prize shall not exceed $500 nor shall the award of the Grand Prize exceed $100,000. If the amount of the monthly loan payment or the student loan balance as stated on the participant’s Registration Form, and/or verified by supporting documents from the applicable lending institution, is less than the maximum value of the stated prize, the difference between the monthly loan payment (or student loan balance as in the case of the Grand Prize) and the maximum value of the stated prize amount shall not be awarded. All Promotion prizes will be fulfilled approximately six (6) to eight (8) weeks after the Promotion has ended. Prizes will be awarded only upon winner providing Sponsor with any verification Sponsor may request relating to their student loan debt and monthly payments. Such verification may include, but is not limited to, student loan bills, payment history, original loan documentation, certified documents from lending institutions or similar methods of proof as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any winner who does not provide proper documentation as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. No substitution, transfer of any prize or cash alternative permitted, except by Sponsor who reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value, if prize, or portion of prize, becomes unavailable

    THE PRIZES FOR THIS PROMOTION CONSIST OF PAYMENTS TOWARDS POST- SECONDARY EDUCATION STUDENT LOAN DEBT HELD BY INSTITUTIONAL OR COMMERCIAL ENTITIES. UNLESS YOU HAVE POST- SECONDARY EDUCATION STUDENT LOAN DEBT YOU MAY NOT ENTER OR PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROMOTION. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS PROMOTION, POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION IS THE EDUCATIONAL LEVEL FOLLOWING THE COMPLETION OF A SCHOOL PROVIDING A SECONDARY EDUCATION, (SUCH AS A HIGH SCHOOL, SECONDARY SCHOOL, OR UNIVERSITY-PREPARATORY SCHOOL). QUALIFYING POST- SECONDARY EDUCATION INCLUDES UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION IN U.S. COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, AND INSTITUTES OF TECHNOLOGY AS WELL AS JUNIOR COLLEGES, TRADE SCHOOLS AND SIMILAR INSTITUTIONS THAT PROVIDE POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION, OR TRAINING. SPONSOR RESERVES THE SOLE AND ABSOLUTE RIGHT TO DETERMINE WHETHER A POTENTIAL WINNER’S STUDENT LOAN DEBT MEETS THESE REQUIREMENTS. THE PRIZES AWARDED MAY NOT BE APPLIED TO LOAN ARRANGEMENTS THAT ARE NOT PUBLICALLY OFFERED TO QUALIFYING STUDENTS. ALL PRIZE DETAILS ARE AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION. ANY COSTS AND EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH PRIZE ACCEPTANCE AND USE NOT SPECIFIED HEREIN AS BEING PROVIDED ARE WINNERS’ SOLE RESPONSIBILITY.



  6. GENERAL: Each winner hereby expressly grants to the Promotion Parties and their respective designees all rights to use and publish his/her name, likeness (photographic or simulated), voice, and province of residence for all purposes, including without limitation, advertising, marketing, promotional and publicity purposes in connection with this Promotion (“Advertising”), in any and all media now or hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity, without any form of notice or any amount or kind of compensation or permission, except where prohibited by applicable law. All copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights in such Advertising shall be owned by Sponsor and/or its licensors, and each winning participant hereby disclaims and waives any claim of right to such Advertising. Such Advertising shall be solely under the control of Sponsor and/or its licensors, and each winner hereby waives any claim of control over the Advertising content as well as any possible claims of misuse of such winning recipient’s name, likeness or voice under contract, tort or any other theory of law. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures and other statements contained in any Promotion materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern, and control. In no event will more prizes be awarded than those listed in Rule #5. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. All decisions as to these Official Rules and interpretations thereof are exclusively within the sole discretion of the Promotion Parties and may be changed from time to time without notice. The Promotion Parties reserve the right to cancel or modify the Promotion at any time without notice. A potential winner may be requested to provide the Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the BK® App account (or email address if applicable) associated with the winning Entry, and has the student loan indebtedness stated in his/her Entry. If, in Sponsor’s sole determination, a dispute cannot be resolved, or a student loan cannot be verified, the Entry will be deemed ineligible. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, or corrupted are void and will not be accepted.



  7. CONDUCT: By participating in this Promotion, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Promotion Parties, which shall be final, binding and non-appealable in all respects. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification. The Promotion Parties reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual found to have submitted false or fraudulent information, be tampering with the participation process or the operation of the Promotion, or to be acting in any manner deemed by the Promotion Parties to be in violation of the Official Rules, or to be acting in any manner deemed by the Promotion Parties to be unsportsmanlike or disruptive, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person and void all associated Entries and/or registrations. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A USER, YOU OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE PROMOTION PARTIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.



  8. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: The Promotion Parties assume no responsibility or liability for (a) lost, late, stolen, undelivered, inaccurate, incomplete, delayed, misdirected, damaged or garbled registrations, or Entries; (b) any incorrect or inaccurate Entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (c) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of Entries or registrations at any point in the operation of this Promotion; (d) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, cable, satellites, servers, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Promotion; (e) inaccessibility or unavailability of the Internet or the Web Site or any combination thereof, or for computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Promotion, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the processing of Entries, social networking posts, or registrations, the announcement of the prizes, or in any other Promotion-related materials; or (f) any injury or damage to participants or to any other person's computer which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Promotion. If, for any reason, the Promotion (or any part thereof) is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include, without limitation, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, then the Promotion Parties reserve the right at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion in whole or in part. If terminated, the Promotion Parties will award the prizes from among all non-suspect, eligible Entries received for the Promotion up to the time of such action.



  9. RELEASES: All participants, as a condition of participation in this Promotion, agree to release, hold harmless and indemnify the Promotion Parties from and against any and all liability, claims, damages, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in connection with (i) participation in any aspect of the Promotion, (ii) the receipt, ownership or use of the prize awarded (iii) participant’s registration material on any related website, or (iv) any typographical or other error in these Official Rules.



  10. DISPUTES: You agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any prizes awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, or the appropriate Florida State Court located in Miami-Dade County, Florida; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in the Promotion, but in no event attorneys' fees. Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants or winners, Sponsor, and administrator in connection with this Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Florida, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Florida or any other jurisdiction), which might otherwise cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Florida. You hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non-convenience or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.



  11. PRIVACY: Except as noted in these Official Rules, information collected for this Promotion is used only for the purpose of Promotion administration and winner notification and will not be re-used, sold or shared in any manner by the Promotion Parties or any third parties unless you have elected to receive additional information or promotional material from the Sponsor, or a third party. By participating in the Promotion, participant agrees to all of the terms and conditions of the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which is available at https://www.bk.com/privacy In the event of any discrepancy between the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy and these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall control and govern.



  12. TAX INFORMATION: All federal, state, local, and other taxes on prizes and any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, are the sole responsibility of the applicable winner. A 1099 tax form (preceded by a W9 Form) will be issued to the Sweepstakes Grand Prize Winner.



  13. WINNERS LIST: To receive the list of winners of prizes, send a #10 self-addressed, stamped envelope for receipt by June 30, 2019 to: Whopper® Loans Winners List Request, c/o Realtime Media, 200 Four Falls Corporate Center, Suite 100, Conshohocken, PA 19428.

    SPONSOR: Burger King, 5707 Blue Lagoon Drive, Miami, FL 33126

    ADMINISTRATOR: Realtime Media LLC, 200 Four Falls Corporate Center, Suite 100, Conshohocken, PA 19428