APPLEBEE’S CUSTOMER SATISFACTION SURVEY SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY

A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING

1. SPONSOR & ADMINISTRATOR: This Applebee’s Customer Satisfaction Survey Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Applebee’s Services, Inc., 450 North Brand Boulevard, Glendale, California (“Sponsor”). This Sweepstakes is administered by Promotion Fulfillment Company (“Administrator”).

2. WHO IS ELIGIBLE: This Sweepstakes is open to individual legal residents of one of the 50 United States or Washington, District of Columbia who are age 18 or older at time of entry. This Sweepstakes is not open to employees and their immediate family members (and those living in the same household) of Sponsor or any of its affiliates or any of their respective advertising and promotion agencies.

3. WHEN TO ENTER: This Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on April 1, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. CT on December 31, 2017 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes Period consists of thirty-nine (39) weekly entry periods (each, a “Weekly Entry Period”). Each Weekly Entry Period (except for the first and last Weekly Entry Periods) begins at 12:00:00 a.m. CT on each Sunday and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. CT on each Saturday during the Sweepstakes Period, as set forth in Rule 5 below.

4. HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, a receipt for the purchase of food or beverage at a participating Applebee’s restaurant will provide instructions for completing a survey about your Applebee’s restaurant experience. Each receipt will display a unique number (“Code”). To start your survey, visit the website or call the toll-free number printed on your register receipt and follow the instructions to provide your Code and complete the survey. You are automatically entered into this Sweepstakes when you complete your survey. Each Code is valid only once.

To enter without a purchase: neatly hand-print your first and last name, street address (no P.O. Boxes), city, state, zip code, email address and date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy) on a plain 3”x5” piece of paper (“Mail-in Entry”) and mail your Mail-in Entry in a business-size envelope (#10) (with sufficient postage affixed) to: Applebee’s Survey Sweepstakes, P. O. Box 6047, Dept. 39638, Douglas, AZ 85655. LIMIT: one Mail-in Entry per outer mailing envelope. Mechanically reproduced entries are void.

5. DRAWINGS: a) Weekly Drawings: Administrator will conduct one random drawing per Weekly Entry Period (“Weekly Drawing”) from among eligible entries received during the Weekly Entry Period. Administrator will conduct Weekly Drawings on or after the Weekly Drawing Date set forth in the table below. Each entry (regardless of entry method) is eligible only for the Weekly Drawing for the Weekly Entry Period during which the entry is received by Administrator. Administrator’s decision about eligibility for a Weekly Drawing is final.

14/1/17 – 4/8/174/3/17 – 4/14/175/16/2017
24/9/17 – 4/15/174/15/17 - 4/21/175/16/2017
34/16/17 – 4/22/174/22/17 – 4/28/175/16/2017
44/23/17 -4/29/174/29/17 – 5/5/175/16/2017
54/30/17 – 5/6/175/6/17 – 5/12/175/16/2017
65/7/17 – 5/13/175/13/17 – 5/19/176/13/2017
75/14/17 – 5/20/175/20/17 – 5/26/176/13/2017
85/21/17 – 5/27/175/27/17 – 6/2/176/13/2017
95/28/17 – 6/3/176/3/17 – 6/9/176/13/2017
106/4/17 – 6/10/176/10/17 – 6/16/177/11/2017
116/11/17 – 6/17/176/17/17 – 6/23/177/11/2017
126/18/17 – 6/24/176/24/17 – 6/30/177/11/2017
136/25/17 – 7/1/177/1/17 – 7/7/177/11/2017
147/2/17 – 7/8/177/8/17 – 7/14/178/15/2017
157/9/17 – 7/15/177/15/17 – 7/21/178/15/2017
167/16/17 – 7/22/177/22/17 – 7/28/178/15/2017
177/23-17 – 7/29/177/29/17 – 8/4/178/15/2017
187/30/17 – 8/5/178/5/17 – 8/11/178/15/2017
198/6/17 – 8/12/178/12/17 – 8/18/179/12/2017
208/13/17 – 8/19/178/19/17 – 8/25/179/12/2017
218/20/17 – 8/26/178/26/17 – 9/1/179/12/2017
228/27/17 – 9/2/179/2/17 – 9/8/179/12/2017
239/3/17 – 9/9/179/9/17 – 9/15/1710/10/2017
249/10/17 – 9/16/179/16/17 – 9/22/1710/10/2017
259/17/17 – 9/23/179/23/17 – 9/29/1710/10/2017
269/24/17 – 9/30/179/30/17 – 10/6/1710/10/2017
2710/1/17 – 10/7/1710/7/17 – 10/13/1711/14/2017
2810/8/17 – 10/14/1710/14/17 – 10/20/1711/14/2017
2910/15/17 – 10/21/1710/21/17 – 10/27/1711/14/2017
3010/22/17 – 10/28/1710/28/17 – 11/3/1711/14/2017
3110/29/17 – 11/4/1711/4/17 – 11/10/1711/14/2017
3211/5/17 – 11/11/1711/11/17 – 11/17/1712/12/2017
3311/12/17 – 11/18/1711/18/17 – 11/24/1712/12/2017
3411/19/17 – 11/25/1711/25/17 – 12/1/1712/12/2017
3511/26/17 – 12/2/1712/2/17 – 12/8/1712/12/2017
3612/3/17 – 12/9/1712/9/17 – 12/15/171/10/2018
3712/10/17 – 12/16/1712/16/17 – 12/22/171/10/2018
3812/17/17 – 12/23/1712/23/17 – 12/29/171/10/2018
3912/24/17 – 12/31/1712/30/17 – 1/8/181/10/2018

Odds of winning a prize in a Weekly Drawing depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the applicable Weekly Entry Period.

b) Monthly Drawings: Entries eligible for a Weekly Drawing are automatically entered into one of nine drawings (“Monthly Drawings”), as follows:

1Weekly Entry Periods 1 - 55/16/2017
2Weekly Entry Periods 6 - 96/13/2017
3Weekly Entry Periods 10 – 137/11/2017
4Weekly Entry Periods 14 – 188/15/2017
5Weekly Entry Periods 19 – 229/12/2017
6Weekly Entry Periods 23 – 2610/10/2017
7Weekly Entry Periods 27 – 3111/14/2017
8Weekly Entry Periods 32 - 3512/12/2017
9Weekly Entry Periods 36 - 391/10/2018

Odds of winning a prize in a Monthly Drawing depend upon the number of eligible entries for each Monthly Drawing.

6. PRIZES: Thirty-nine (39) Weekly Drawing Prizes (One Prize per Weekly Drawing): each, $100 (awarded as a check made payable to the winner). Nine (9) Monthly Drawing Prizes (One per Monthly Drawing): each, $1,000 (awarded as a check made payable to the winner). All applicable taxes, fees and other expenses associated with acceptance and use of a prize are the responsibility solely of its winner. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize with a prize of equal or greater value but no other substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted. Sponsor is obligated to award only the prizes stated above. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. PRIZE LIMIT: one (1) Weekly Drawing Prize per household and Monthly Drawing Prize per household.

7. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Administrator will notify all selected winners approximately ten (10) days after the applicable Weekly Drawing Date or Monthly Drawing Date. A selected winner who entered by completing the survey will be contacted by telephone or email. A selected winner that entered by mail will be notified by email or USPS mail. Administrator will make only one notification telephone call (and leave one (1) voice message if possible) or send one notification email or mail notice. Each selected winner (or his or her parent or legal guardian if winner is a minor in his or her state of residence) of a Monthly Drawing Prize will (and other winners may) be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility and release (including, if legally permissible, a publicity release) within ten (10) days of attempted notification. A selected winner may be disqualified if his or her prize, winner notification or other communication is returned as undeliverable, if he or she does not respond within the timeframe specified in the winner notification or affidavit of eligibility and release or if voice messaging or email messaging is unavailable.

8. ENTRANT AGREEMENT AND RELEASE

EACH WINNER AGREES TO THE USE OF HIS OR HER NAME, ADDRESS, LIKENESS AND/OR PRIZE INFORMATION FOR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES (INCLUDING THE WINNERS LIST) IN ANY MEDIUM WITHOUT ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. ANY USE OF A MINOR’S NAME, ADDRESS, LIKENESS AND/OR PRIZE INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO PRIOR APPROVAL OF HIS OR HER PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN.

BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT REPRESENTS TO SPONSOR THAT HE OR SHE HAS THE LEGAL CAPACITY TO AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND HAS COMPLIED WITH THEM.

EACH ENTRANT ALSO AGREES TO RELEASE SPONSOR AND ITS AFFILIATES AND ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES AND EACH OF THESE ENTITIES’ RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MANAGERS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS (COLLECTIVELY “RELEASED PARTIES”) FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR THE AWARDING, RECEIPT AND/OR USE OR MISUSE OF A PRIZE OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY.

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO BRING ANY CLAIM AGAINST ANY OF THE RELEASED PARTIES AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION OR PROCEEDING.

CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS: BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, YOU WAIVE YOUR RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542, WHICH STATES THAT “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH, IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”

9. GENERAL RULES: This Sweepstakes is void outside the 50 United States and Washington, D.C. and where prohibited, restricted or taxed. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply to this Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes is governed by the internal laws of the State of California. Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with this Sweepstakes must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction within the United States. The Released Parties are not responsible for: illegible, duplicate, incorrect or incomplete Codes or register receipts that do not contain Codes; late, lost, stolen, damaged, garbled, incomplete, postage-due, undeliverable, misaddressed or misdirected Sweepstakes entries, mail, email or other communications; errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects or delays in operations or transmission of information, in each case whether arising by way of technical or other failures or malfunctions of computer hardware, software, communications devices and their settings or transmission lines; data corruption, theft or destruction; or unauthorized access to or alteration or loss of Sweepstakes-related information or materials. Sponsor reserves the right to restrict participation from any IP or MAC address or device if suspicious activity is detected or suspected. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering by a user's Internet service provider or for insufficient space in user's email account to receive email. The Released Parties disclaim any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participation in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with, this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, terminate or suspend this Sweepstakes if for any reason this Sweepstakes cannot be conducted as designed or intended. If Sponsor modifies, terminates or suspends this Sweepstakes, Sponsor will post a notice at www.talktoapplebees.com and, if time and circumstances allow, determine procedures for awarding the prizes. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any participant from this Sweepstakes or any other promotion conducted by Sponsor or any of its affiliates if his or her fraud or misconduct disrupts the intended execution of this Sweepstakes. Sponsor also reserves the right to correct errors or inconsistencies in promotional materials or in the announcement of prizes. If Sweepstakes-related promotional materials and these Official Rules are inconsistent, then the Official Rules shall govern with respect to this Sweepstakes.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

10. PERSONAL INFORMATION: Personal information submitted in connection with this Sweepstakes is governed by Sponsor’sprivacy policy available at www.talktoapplebees.com/DContent.aspx?Page=Privacy.

11. WINNERS LIST: A winners list will be posted at www.talktoapplebees.com after winners are verified through 11:59:59 PM CT on March 31, 2018. (For protection of winners’ privacy, the posted winners list will include first name, first initial of last name and state of residence only.)

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